Hyde Park Herald

The new year promises to bring major news about the election of the next president as well as a decision about the fate of the last one’s presidential center in Jackson Park.

And what a year 2019 was. After a landslide for the Illinois Democratic Party, the south lakefront saw three new faces — one elected, two appointed — take seats in the General Assembly ahead of a historic spring session. A Hyde Parker lost a campaign for mayor, as the city elected a relative outsider to the job. Hyde Park-Kenwood’s aldermen were re-elected, though one faced the challenge of her career, and both faced challenges in City Council...