Elections to the Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council are just four days away. On Saturday, Oct. 13, Highland Park residents and stakeholders will choose among 37 candidates running for 19 seats in the council. As many as 22 of them gathered on the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 2, for a "Meet the Candidates" forum at Franklin High School cafeteria, where they expressed their views on a wide variety of issues ranging from youth development to neighborhood pride.
The forum was a lively affair moderated by Independent Election Administrator Terrence Gomes of the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment and attended by about 50 people.
Click here to see the full list of candidates and to read their personal statements.
Elections will be held on Sat. Oct 13, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Highland Park Adult Recreation Center.