Author Archives: Midlothian Valerie

About Midlothian Valerie

Creator and host of Advanced Midlothian Politics on WordPress, Facebook and Twitter: Researcher, writer and journalist since the 1970's.

Nakeea Sherrell Buchanan-Smith: Law Enforcement Officers Don’t “Deserve” Special Favors

One reputation the Village of Robbins hasn’t been able to shake over the decades is the perception of corruption coming from inside Village Hall.  Whether we are talking a corrupt police department from the top down or even the more … Continue reading

Posted in Advanced Midlothian Politics Special Projects by Valerie, AMP Call For Investigation, AMP Nationwide (USA), • Correcting Problem Behaviors From Public Officials, • Municipal Corruption, • Original Research, • Problem Behaviors From Public Officials, Entries based on municipal unit, Local Controversies, Midlothian Valerie News Story Coverage, Midlothian Valerie Originals, Midlothian Valerie True Community Policing Demonstrations, The Death of Jemel Roberson, Valerie's Voice, Village of Robbins

And So Another Calendar Year Prepares To Pass Us By…

Over the years, I’ve caught some of my friends and acquaintances off-guard when I wished them a Happy New Year on their birthday. Just so you know, I’m not out to call for a removal of the Calendar New Year–the … Continue reading

Posted in AMP Nationwide (USA), • Erogin Ruff Series, • Original Demonstration, • Reputation Management, • Search Engine Optimization, • Text Talk, Midlothian Valerie Originals, Midlothian Valerie Tech Talk, Valerie's Voice, WP-AMP Administrative

Last Night’s “We Hear You” from Mayor Rings Hauntingly Hollow

I’m not going to say that Mayor Gary L’Heureux lied at last night’s board meeting when he said “We hear you” to those who came to protest. He said that, by the way. He stepped away from his written statement … Continue reading

Posted in Advanced Midlothian Politics Special Projects by Valerie, AMP Call For Investigation, AMP Nationwide (USA), AMP Notes On Former Public Officials, AMP Notes on Public Officials, • Allen Moskal (Midlothian Village Clerk), • Correcting Problem Behaviors From Public Officials, • Diversion of Government Assets, • End Inequal Access To Justice NOW, • Equal Access To Justice For All Not Some, • Erogin Ruff Series, • Gary L'Heureux (Mayor/President of Midlothian), • Illegal Police Actions, • Kathleen "Kathy" Caveney (Village Trustee), • Maria Kolacki (Village Deputy Clerk), • Michael Kohlstedt (former Village Clerk), • Municipal Corruption, • Problem Behaviors From Public Officials, • Sharon Rybak (former Mayor/President of Midlothian), • Terrence "Terry" Stephens (former Mayor/President of Midlothian), • Text Talk, • The 10-4-2017 Staged Panozzo Panic Attack, • Village of Midlothian Illinois (Village Hall), Entries based on municipal unit, Interference With Basic Needs, Local Controversies, Midlothian Valerie Originals, Midlothian Valerie True Community Policing Demonstrations, The Death of Jemel Roberson, Valerie's Voice

No One Likes Making Mistakes, But Boy, Do I Think I Got Something Wrong!

First, you have to trust me with this one request before you read much further, otherwise my words in this post will come across as “nonsense” and a sign of mental “instability.” It’s a video in which you can hear … Continue reading

Posted in 2019 Local Elections, Advanced Midlothian Politics Special Projects by Valerie, AMP Call For Investigation, AMP Nationwide (USA), AMP Notes On Former Public Officials, AMP Notes on Public Officials, • 2018 Investigation Watch, • Allen Moskal (Midlothian Village Clerk), • Carl Ivan (Village Trustee), • Dave Mager (former Fire Dept. Deputy Chief), • Diversion of Government Assets, • Donald "Don" Killelea (Village Trustee), • End Inequal Access To Justice NOW, • Equal Access To Justice For All Not Some, • Gary L'Heureux (Mayor/President of Midlothian), • Jerome "Jerry" Gillis, Jr. (Village Trustee), • Karen Kreis (Village Trustee), • Kathleen "Kathy" Caveney (Village Trustee), • Municipal Corruption, • Nick Valadez (Village Attorney), • Original Demonstration, • Personal Profiteering For Political Gain, • Pictures and Graphics, • Problem Behaviors From Public Officials, • Reputation Management, • Sandy Crowley (Village Trustee), • Sharon Rybak (former Mayor/President of Midlothian), • Text Talk, • The 10-4-2017 Staged Panozzo Panic Attack, • Thomas Dart (Cook County Sheriff/Public Corruption), • Video Productions, • Village of Midlothian Illinois (Village Hall), Entries based on municipal unit, Local Controversies, Midlothian Valerie News Story Coverage, Midlothian Valerie Originals, Midlothian Valerie Tech Talk, Midlothian Valerie True Community Policing Demonstrations, Repairing Political Rifts Through Reflection, Valerie's Voice

And now, let’s turn to Blue Island…errr…Midlothian, for an update

Flashback to December 1, 2005 in Blue Island, Illinois. A group of young boys decide to head out to the local “slopes” for a little sledding.  In this case, the “slope” was a part of the Western Avenue overpass that … Continue reading

Posted in Advanced Midlothian Politics Special Projects by Valerie, AMP Call For Investigation, AMP Nationwide (USA), AMP Notes on Public Officials, AMP Official Investigation Tracking, • Allen Moskal (Midlothian Village Clerk), • Correcting Problem Behaviors From Public Officials, • End Inequal Access To Justice NOW, • Equal Access To Justice For All Not Some, • Gary L'Heureux (Mayor/President of Midlothian), • Illegal Police Actions, • Municipal Corruption, • Personal Profiteering For Political Gain, • Problem Behaviors From Public Officials, • Sandy Crowley (Village Trustee), City of Blue Island, Domingo Vargas (former Mayor of Blue Island Illinois), Entries based on municipal unit, Interference With Basic Needs, Local Controversies, Michael Cornell (former Acting Police Chief of Blue Island), Midlothian Valerie News Story Coverage, Midlothian Valerie Originals, Midlothian Valerie True Community Policing Demonstrations, Panozzo Panic Attack Test, The Death of Jemel Roberson, Valerie's Voice

Sparing You the FOIA: A #Peaceful #ePaper #Protest on a Sunday Afternoon

***Sent to the Board of Trustees on Sunday, December 9, 2018 via email*** My volunteerism for the Village of Midlothian has certainly been unique over this past decade, but I gave of myself what I thought I could develop and … Continue reading

Posted in - Rental Property Owner Edmund "Eddie" Olmos, Advanced Midlothian Politics Special Projects by Valerie, AMP Call For Investigation, AMP Nationwide (USA), AMP Notes On Former Public Officials, AMP Notes On Local LEO's, AMP Notes on Public Officials, • Allen Moskal (Midlothian Village Clerk), • Carl Ivan (Village Trustee), • Correcting Problem Behaviors From Public Officials, • Daniel Delaney (Police Chief), • Deconstructing Ordinances, • Donald "Don" Killelea (Village Trustee), • End Inequal Access To Justice NOW, • Equal Access To Justice For All Not Some, • Erogin Ruff Series, • Gary L'Heureux (Mayor/President of Midlothian), • Harold "Hal" Kaufman (former Police Chief), • Illegal Police Actions, • Jerome "Jerry" Gillis, Jr. (Village Trustee), • Karen Kreis (Village Trustee), • Kathleen "Kathy" Caveney (Village Trustee), • Maria Kolacki (Village Deputy Clerk), • Michael Kohlstedt (former Village Clerk), • Midlothian Police Chief Daniel Delaney, • Midlothian Police Detective Sgt. Adam Panozzo, • Municipal Code Books, • Municipal Unit Agendas and Minutes, • Nick Valadez (Village Attorney), • No FOIA Required Collection, • OMA Violations, • Original Demonstration, • Problem Behaviors From Public Officials, • Sandy Crowley (Village Trustee), • Sharon Rybak (former Mayor/President of Midlothian), • Stephen Hotwagner (Chief of Fire Department), • Text Talk, • The 10-4 Over and Out Nationwide Panic Attack, • The 10-4-2017 Staged Panozzo Panic Attack, • Thomas Dart (Cook County Sheriff/Public Corruption), • Village of Midlothian Illinois (Village Hall), Entries based on municipal unit, Interference With Basic Needs, Midlothian Valerie News Story Coverage, Midlothian Valerie Originals, Panozzo Panic Attack Test, Repairing Political Rifts Through Reflection, The Death of Jemel Roberson, Valerie's Voice

The Case of the Missing Community Policing Meeting

Darn it was cold outside tonight!  Okay.  In all fairness, it was cold last night when I went to the regularly scheduled Committee meeting at Village Hall, but at least I had the chance to warm up last night before … Continue reading

Posted in Advanced Midlothian Politics Special Projects by Valerie, AMP Call For Investigation, AMP Nationwide (USA), AMP Notes On Former Public Officials, AMP Notes On Local LEO's, AMP Notes on Public Officials, • Allen Moskal (Midlothian Village Clerk), • Carl Ivan (Village Trustee), • Daniel Delaney (Police Chief), • Diversion of Government Assets, • Donald "Don" Killelea (Village Trustee), • End Inequal Access To Justice NOW, • Equal Access To Justice For All Not Some, • Gary L'Heureux (Mayor/President of Midlothian), • Jerome "Jerry" Gillis, Jr. (Village Trustee), • Karen Kreis (Village Trustee), • Kathleen "Kathy" Caveney (Village Trustee), • Michael Kohlstedt (former Village Clerk), • Midlothian Police Chief Daniel Delaney, • OMA Violations, • Personal Profiteering For Political Gain, • Problem Behaviors From Public Officials, • Regular OMA Violations, • Sandy Crowley (Village Trustee), • Sharon Rybak (former Mayor/President of Midlothian), • Text Talk, • Thomas Dart (Cook County Sheriff/Public Corruption), • Village of Midlothian Illinois (Village Hall), Entries based on municipal unit, Midlothian Valerie Originals, Midlothian Valerie True Community Policing Demonstrations, Valerie's Voice