48th Ward candidates starting top left: Joe Dunne, Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth, Larry Svabek, Nassir Faulkner, Brian J. Haag, Andre Peloquin, Andy Peters, Isaac Freilich Jones, Roxanne Volkmann, Nick Ward Credit: Provided

EDGEWATER — Candidates to replace Ald. Harry Osterman (48th) will gather to debate the issues at a forum Saturday hosted by local business groups.

The 48th Ward aldermanic candidate forum is 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Broadway Armory, 5917 N. Broadway. The event is free and open to the public.

The forum is co-hosted by the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce, Andersonville Chamber of Commerce and Uptown United. Topics will include economic development, transportation, sustainability, among others.

Ten candidates are vying to fill the seat being vacated by Osterman after three terms at the helm of the 48th Ward. The ward represents the northern half of Uptown, Edgewater and east Andersonville.

The election is Feb. 28 with a run-off, if necessary, taking place April 4.

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