Former alderman Bernard Stone has died at the age of 87. Stone represented the 50th Ward in the West Rogers Park neighborhood for nearly 40 years, serving from 1973 to 2011.
Residents of the West Rogers Park neighborhood honored Mayor Richard M. Daley today, as the mayor called the area “a ward that truly represents the entire city as a city of immigrants.”
Ald. Bernard Stone’s long and colorful political career might be coming to an end, but he’s found a new gig on talk radio – at least for one day.
After nearly 40 years and plenty of controversies, Bernard Stone is out as alderman of the West Rogers Park neighborhood’s 50th Ward.
Four incumbent Chicago aldermen have lost their bids for another term, or were trailing late in the polls on Tuesday, including Bernie Stone (50th), the council’s oldest member.
Ald. Bernard Stone (50th) has represented the West Rogers Park neighborhood in the City Council for nearly four decades, but now, he is in the fight of his political life to keep his seat.
Ald. Bernard Stone lashed out Friday at both incoming mayor Rahm Emanuel, and his own runoff opponent Debra Silverstein.
For the second consecutive time, Ald. Bernard Stone (50th) has been forced into a runoff with a challenger.
To celebrate his 83rd birthday Wednesday, Ald. Bernard Stone (50th) gave out 83 free Thanksgiving turkeys to residents of his West Rogers Park ward.