Archive: August, 2014


The firing of Police Chief O’Guinn

emailed Tuesday, August 26, 2014 City Council and Local Liquor Control Commission meeting August 26, 2014 The big news this week has been City Manager Kevin Baity’s decision to fire the Police Chief Jody O’Guinn and appoint Jeff Grubbs Interim Chief of Police. I know it’s on the minds of many of my readers. City Manager […]

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Carbondale’s Downtown needs your input

Help revitalize Carbondale The Downtown Master Plan Advisory Committee will hold their first meeting at the Civic Center next Wednesday, August 20, 6:30 p.m. Their website,, went live yesterday. It’s rich with information about the project and Carbondale’s history. The area of primary concern is defined by the two Downtown TIF districts. Must catch […]

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Anti-Semitism in Carbondale

Blog 5 August 2014 Tuesday, August 5,  7:00 p.m., Civic Center Room 108 Televised on cable Channel 16,  streamed on City site Last week my neighbors, who are Orthodox Jews, came across an anti-Semitic message chalked on the sidewalk in front of a student rental a couple of blocks from their (and my) home. The graffiti equated […]

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