Shnay: Park Forest works to keep elections nonpartisan

From Jerry Shnay at the Southtown Star:

When the late Henry Dietch was mayor of Park Forest during the first decade of the village’s existence, he understood that good government ends when politics begins.

Dietch was fond of saying neither Democrats nor Republicans have a “right” way to sweep the streets or pick up garbage. So it became a point of civic pride that local elections in Park Forest have always been on a nonpartisan basis.

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And check the URL. The Star puts Park Forest in the "Matteson" directory.

Why is Matteson not in the Park Forest directory?