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TOWNSHIP NEWS: 11 Year-Old Shooting Victim Shamiya Adams Mourned In Forest Park
Crime / Township News

TOWNSHIP NEWS: 11 Year-Old Shooting Victim Shamiya Adams Mourned In Forest Park

(Mourners gather inside Living Word Christian Center in Forest Park to remember 11 year-old Shamiya Adams. Photos by Michael Romain for the Village Free Press. Cover photo by John J. Kim for the Chicago Tribune). Tuesday, July 29, 2014 || Michael Romain || Also Published in the Forest Park Review and the Austin Weekly News FOREST PARK — … Continue reading

TOWNSHIP NEWS: Capital in the 21st Century: How One Team of Investors Plans to Spread Wealth to Where It’s Needed Most–Places Like Maywood
Business / Township News

TOWNSHIP NEWS: Capital in the 21st Century: How One Team of Investors Plans to Spread Wealth to Where It’s Needed Most–Places Like Maywood

(Xcylur Stoakley, Lennel Grace, Collette Namakyuka (also pictured below) and Barry Wilson. Photos by Michael Romain for The Village Free Press). Tuesday, July 29, 2014 || By Michael Romain  A new venture capital firm is seeking to bring a business incubator to Proviso Township, but it must first bridge a divide Ask most people in one of … Continue reading

Cook County Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarbrough To Speak About Property Fraud To Maywood Senior Club, July 31
Events / Notifications

Cook County Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarbrough To Speak About Property Fraud To Maywood Senior Club, July 31

Monday, July 28, 2014  From the office of the Cook County Recorder of Deeds: Cook County Recorder of Deeds Karen A. Yarbrough will be visiting the Maywood Senior Club at the Maywood Park District (9th and Madison) on Thursday, July 31, at 12:00 noon to talk about the dangers of property fraud and to sign … Continue reading

Proviso Teacher Pay To Increase 10 to 15 Percent Over Next 3 Years
Education

Proviso Teacher Pay To Increase 10 to 15 Percent Over Next 3 Years

Monday, July 28, 2014 Originally Published: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 || By Jean Lotus, Editor, Forest Park Review Teachers got a 5.25 percent raise for next year from the board at Proviso Township District High School District 209 in the district’s new teachers’ contract. The raises fall slightly over the term of the three-year contract, … Continue reading

Sun-Times: Quinn Disagrees With Aides Who Tied Maywood Mayoral Race To NRI
Government / Maywood Politics / Reading from Around the Web

Sun-Times: Quinn Disagrees With Aides Who Tied Maywood Mayoral Race To NRI

(Gov. Pat Quinn ends his news conference on a jobs training program with a wave of his hand at the Dawson Technical Institute last week. (AP File Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast || Retrieved from Sun-Times)).  Friday, July 25, 2014  Originally Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014 || By Dave McKinney, Chicago Sun-Times SPRINGFIELD-Gov. Pat Quinn said Thursday … Continue reading