From the Review: Big Endorsements Change 1st District County Commissioner’s Race

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 || By Michael Romain  All five candidates for 1st District Cook County Commissioner primary race faced off Saturday, February 22, 2014, at the Maywood Public Library for the Think Democracy Candidates Forum. The forum was sponsored by The Village Free Press, Forest Park Review, Neighbors of Maywood Community Organization (NOMCO) and other community organizations. The five candidates were former 29th ward alderman Isaac “Ike” … Continue reading From the Review: Big Endorsements Change 1st District County Commissioner’s Race

A Conversation With Isaac “Ike” Carothers, Candidate for First District Cook County Board Commissioner

February 17, 2014 || By Michael Romain  Isaac “Ike” Carothers, 59, likes to quote Luke 6:37 nowadays. “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.” The former 29th ward alderman is less than two years removed from serving time in prison after pleading guilty in 2010 for bribery and … Continue reading A Conversation With Isaac “Ike” Carothers, Candidate for First District Cook County Board Commissioner