Tinley Park

TINLEY PARK, ILLINOIS - (ECWd) - An interesting development has occurred in the Village of Tinley Park with Trustee Mike "The Excavator" Glotz and Village Clerk Kristin Thirion publicly distancing themselves from Mayor Jacob "Jake" Vandenberg and his political party, Concerned Citizens for Tinley Park. Glotz and...

WHEELING, ILLINOIS - (ECWd) - At a recent Village of Wheeling public meeting, attorney James V. Ferolo from Klein Thorpe Jenkins represented the Village. Keen observers of Open Meetings Act violations committed in recent years have pieced together a concerning pattern where Klein Thorpe Jenkins, as a...

[caption id="attachment_38086" align="alignnone" width="224"] Plaque allegedly presented to Paul McCartney by Tinley Park Mayor Jacob Vandenberg on July 26th, 2017 before his concert at Hollywood amphitheater.[/caption] TINLEY PARK, IL (ECWd) - As an update to an earlier report on Tinley Park Mayor Jacob Vandenberg's alcohol-fuelled public spectacle...

[caption id="attachment_36236" align="alignnone" width="190"] Amy Connolly[/caption] Tinley Park, Illinois On May 1st, 2017, the Village of Tinley Park filed a scathing federal lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Eastern Division) against erstwhile Planning Director Amy Connolly for deliberate breach of...

Tinley Park, Illinois Elections indeed have consequences. Just a week after voters booted Mayor David Seaman and his slate of running mates from power in the April 4th balloting, the Village of Tinley Park is seemingly racing at full-speed to settle what appears to be a meritless and retaliatory lawsuit...

Orland Park, Illinois On April 4th 2017, fed-up voters in both Orland Park and Tinley Park toppled longstanding political regimes that have been embroiled in one scandal or another for the last several years. This regime change was a direct result of citizens using the Freedom of...

TINLEY PARK, IL. (ECWd) - On 6/15/16, the Buckeye Community Hope Foundation (an Ohio-based developer that profits from exploiting tax-credit schemes in other states, such as Illinois) filed an amended complaint against the Village of Tinley Park. This new complaint replaces a poorly-written and meritless...