Letters to the Editor
The Board of Review is a three-member bipartisan board that reviews and rules on real estate tax complaints. This requires knowledge, dedication and the ability to work across party lines for the benefit of the taxpayers.
As a civic-minded person and a retired Unit 4 teacher with a continuing keen interest in the future of Champaign schools, I am strongly leaning "no" on the Central High School referendum. The cost of waiting to build is significant, but so is the cost of forging ahead with an uninspired idea.
Although I rarely write to editors of newspapers, I wanted others to know why I am supporting Cathy Jenkins for Vermilion County clerk. I worked with Cathy Jenkins for 25 years and have known her for about 30 years. Cathy has always been a very caring person, dedicated to helping people in the community.
This year, voters will have the opportunity to vote for one of the finest judges in the Sixth Judicial Circuit, family court Judge Arnold Blockman. Presiding over the family law division in Champaign County since 2000, Judge Blockman is known for his thoughtful decisions in the difficult area of family law, dealing with divorce and custody.