Thursday, March 14, 2013
The decisions your local candidates make affect your taxes, schools and streets more than Washington pols do. Mary Marusek is running for Niles trustee in the April 9 election.
Meet candidate Mary Marusek, who is running for Niles village trustee in the April 9 election. Marusek, who frequently attends village board meetings, formerly worked in the village of Glenview's finance department. She recently helped circulate petitions for a term limits referendum in Niles. Here is her Candidate Questionnaire; following are previous Patch articles about her. Get Niles and Morton Grove news in a daily email from Patch. It's like getting a free newspaper. Learn more. Name: Mary Marusek Age: 70 How long have you lived in Niles? 47 years Family: Husband of almost 50 years, John; Son, Paul; Daughters Mary Jane and Joan, and eight grandchildren, four boys and four girls ranging from college student to 4 year old …
Friday, March 8, 2013
While Hanusiak, Hynes and Preston have worked hard to achieve openness and transparency in Niles government, Andrew Przybylo voted no to televising Niles village board meetings. A Letter to the Editor by Mary Marusek.
The following Letter to the Editor states the opinions of the author. Patch is serving as a platform for writers to express their views. Can you keep a secret? In “the good old days” many Niles officials could. How did taxpayer money get paid to friends of the “good old boys” without residents and even some trustees knowing about it? Years ago Village Board meetings were short with trustees rushing through the agenda as though it was all settled ahead of time. There were no public comments, minutes were very brief and incomplete. There was little news coverage because there wasn’t much to cover. Finances were handled in secret by a select few. The few committee meetings were not open and there were no minutes. And don’t forget the …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Four candidate running under the banner of the Responsible Leadership party greeted supporters at an event at the Lone Tree Manor.
Chris Hanusiak, Jim Hynes, Mary Marusek and Louella Preston greeted supporters Thursday as the four held a fundraiser for their Responsible Leadership party. They are running as a slate in the Niles April 9 election, with Hanusiak as the candidate for mayor and the other three for village trustees. Supporters arrived throughout the evening at the event, held at the Lone Tree Manor. Like Niles-Morton Grove Patch on Facebook
Monday, November 26, 2012
The election is heating up, with two mayoral candidates and four trustee candidates. Four candidates formed a new political party; Louella Preston, James Hynes and Mary Marusek will run for trustee for the April 2013 election.
The Niles village election won't take place until April 2013, but the campaigning has already begun, with four individuals declaring their candidacies Monday. Krzysztof "Chris" Hanusiak, a village trustee, will run for mayor, and current trustees Louella Preston and James Hynes will run for trustee. In addition, Mary Marusek, who has served on the Niles Park District board and who ran for trustee in 2011 but was not elected, will run for trustee. Saying they want to bring Niles residents more actively into the decision-making process, the four created a political party called the Responsible Leadership for Niles party and are running as a slate. Don't miss a thing! Like Niles-Morton Grove Patch on Facebook Two weeks ago, former George …