By: Diane Benjamin Make sure you read to the bottom! 1) Remember the deal Terri Ryburn got for the property at 305 Pine Street? Rent for her to live there is $120 a year Normal paid off her mortgage – $228,550.50 + another $5000 Normal bought the lot next door for $24,000 Terri gets to […]
Part 2: https://blnnews.com/2019/06/04/normal-part-2/ By: Diane Benjamin Before Stan Nord and Karyn Smith were elected, Normal’s Council meeting last night would have lasted 3 minutes. There was no business on the agenda to be discussed. A Trustee would have motioned to pass the Omnibus Agenda the others would have fought over who could “second” it the […]
By: Diane Benjamin Before I answer that question, local democrats and independents need to know the local democrat party is following the same course as the national party – moving so far left it’s difficult to see them as anything but socialists veering straight toward communism Keep in mind, Illinois People’s Action was the group […]
By: Diane Benjamin See this previous story: https://blnnews.com/2019/02/22/will-bloomington-elect-socialists/ If you didn’t think the Normal Town Council is already socialist – it could get worse. I really appreciate socialist Sonny Garcia posting on social media which candidates fit that plan: He listed the candidates voters need to avoid: Alex Campbell, Joel Studebaker, and Pat Turner. The […]
By: Diane Benjamin Someplace on the video is Tim Gleason claiming working with Normal is a high priority. I really don’t want to re-watch it again to find the exact spot. Meanwhile, Normal is poaching two Bloomington businesses: Farnsworth and AFNI. Both plan to relocate in the new controversial Uptown Circle building. Normal is also […]
By: Diane Benjamin Stan is running for the Normal Town Council. Meet him tonight! He actually wants to hear from you, unlike the current Council.
By: Diane Benjamin http://www.normal.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3156 Explanation needed: Understand now why the Chamber endorses who they endorse? More employee benefits at your expense:: Rivian! Is the first floor still empty? Did anybody report how many bikes are actually used? Consult on what? Does anybody else pay dues? Ever see a report? Remember Bloomington’s Downtown Association that dissolved? Paying […]