Patrick

Patrick grew up near LaFollette Park on the West Side. He contends that the very best Italian beef sandwiches are made on the West Side and has a strange love of the flat pizza from that part of the city. In total the Bulldog has won 11 awards, been a finalist for another award and been recognized for its community leading work. Patrick is proud of the work of the citizen journalists associated with the Bulldog. Patrick wrote for the Times of Northwest Indiana as a stringer covering Cook County Government, for the Chicago Tribune as a stringer on the Chicago Wolves and for ChicagoNow as a writer before starting The Dog. He wrote for four years for ChiTownDailyNews.org as a media commentator and spent about 20 years in operations at city newspapers, including nine years as owner of his own distribution company. Prior to that he spent about nine years in public relations. Patrick is the treasurer of the Chicago Headline Club/ Society of Professional Journalists and a board member of the Ravenswood Lake View Historical Association. He is a member of Working Journalists, a unit of the Chicago Newspaper Guild and of the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association. Patrick has a Masters degree from the University of Colorado. He attended Eastern Illinois University for undergrad and Weber High School and St. Peter Canisius grammar school.

Web Site: http://www.wellesparkbulldog.com


46th Ward candidate Scott Baskin

November 24, 2010

46th Ward aldermanic candidate Scott Baskin discusses why he should be elected alderman. Nov. 22, 2010.
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Boyle starts 3d season on Rams bench

November 23, 2010

Shay Boyle starts his third season behind the bench for the Gordon Tech Rams. The Weber alum has adjusted to wearing orange instead of red.
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Lake View’s Medina qualifies for state

November 23, 2010
Lake View’s Medina qualifies for state

Lake View senior Oscar Medina has qualified for a state competition with a time of 14:55 in a three mile race.
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O’Connor, Mell unopposed. Halpin will challenge Rahm

November 23, 2010

O'Connor and Mell are among just three aldermen running unopposed in the 2011 election. Rob Halpin will challenge Rahm Emanuel for mayor. 12 persons filed for the open seat in the 46th Ward
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Surprise filing: O’Donnell in 47th

November 22, 2010
Surprise filing: O’Donnell in 47th

Tom O'Donnell, a Democratic operative considered close to 47th Ward Ald. Gene Schulter and Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, has filed to run as alderman in the 47th Ward today
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Rahm residency question still open. Up to 19 to file for mayor

November 22, 2010
Rahm residency question still open. Up to 19 to file for mayor

While the question of Rahm Emanuel's residency continues, up to ten persons are expected to file for the ballot for the open aldermanic seat in the 46th Ward. Four persons are expected to file in the open 48th Ward. Schulter is expected to face three challengers and Tunner two challengers.
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Ravenswood real estate stable/ down report

November 19, 2010
Ravenswood real estate stable/ down report

A study of home sales suggests Ravenswood home values are among the more stable in the city. Ravenswood, represented by the North Center community area and the Lincoln Square community area ranked third and sixth in the study of sales and closing prices. Eric Rojas, a realtor who specializes in Ravenswood, noted the study...
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Arson alert for 19th District

November 19, 2010

A spat of suspicious fires has led the Chicago Police to issue an arson alert for the Ravenswood neighborhood. Police news affairs said residents should be on the lookout for suspicious activity in their alley, including lack of lighting. Most fires have happened in the early morning. Chicago Breaking News says fires in early...
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Gordon says no to CPS

November 18, 2010
Gordon says no to CPS

Gordon Tech has said no to Chicago Public School interest in leasing part of its building for use by Audubon Entrepreneurial High School.
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Rahm unveils ad

November 18, 2010

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