"We don't make the news.We just report it."
Publisher and Owner
George Rimel has spent 47 years in the newspaper business with Knight -Ridder newspapers in various management positions at The Miami Herald. The North Dade Journal, The Bradenton Herald, Knight Ridder Corporate management team and The Community Reporter in Florida . He was an Associate Publisher with Lerner Newspapers, Pulitzer Publishing and Lerner Communications as Vice President. He created and started Lakeview Newspaper 21 years ago.
His dedication and outstanding record of customer service and problem resolution will be a huge asset to your needs. He has 44 years experience in management.
He has won Addy Awards and is a graduate of the American Press Institute. He also has had membership in the Miami Press Club, Toast Masters, SERTOMA, Chicago Press Club, Lakeview Chamber of Commerce ( President for 4 years, Board of Directors for 17 years) member for 33 years and member of NorthCenter Chamber of Commerce.
He started Trick or Treat on Lincoln Avenue and Kid Safe Businesses.
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Lakeview newspaper has served the Lakeview, Roscoe Village, NorthCenter and Lincoln Square communities for over 23 years.
We are proud of our involvement and committment to the community and being the creator of "KID SAFE BUSINESS" in these neighborhoods.
We were honored with an Award of Excellence for our commitment to community journalism and involvement in the neighborhoods we serve by Maria Pappas, Cook County Treasurer.
Our Publisher, George Rimel started "Rock Around the Block", Mayfest", "Breakfast with Santa" and "Hometown Heroes at Mayfest to honor our U.S. Marines returning from Iraq, Excellent Local Teachers and Students, our Chicago Police and Chicago Fire fighters for the brave work that they do serving and protecting our communities.
Mayor Daley proclaimed "Lakeview Newspaper Day" to celebrate our 100th edition in 2004 with a Resolution from the City of Chicago proclaiming our success and achievement.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Mayor Richard Daley, CEO of Central Savings and Board Member of the Chicago Crime Commission Robert Palmer, local Alderman, State Representatives, Business Leaders, Educators, Celebrities, Clergy, Doctors and local personalities have been interviewed in our famous 20 Questions interview on the front page.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said "It was the best interview I've ever given to a newspaper!"
We have won numerous awards from the community for our achievments. We are members of The Lakeview Chamber of Commerce and the NorthCenter Chamber of Commerce.
Our Newspaper Publisher , George Rimel was honored by the NorthCenter Chamber of Commerce for his military service in Intelligence
to our country on November 11th, 2015 at a Veterans Day celebration for his work in Joint Intelligence for the Commander in Chief of the Pacific, Four Star Admiral Ulyses S.Grant Sharp and Four Star Admiral John McCain (Senator John McCain's father) when he was in the United State Army Intelligence.He briefed President Johnson and President Nixon while serving at this command. He was awarded the Joint Commendation Service medal for his contribution to the Pacific Command upon his departure., as well as the National Defense Medal and Good Conduct medal.
We print and distribute 3,100 and have a readership of over 12,000. Our web site has over 141,000 hits.
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Lakeview Chamber of Commerce:
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State Rep Ann Williams
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