Ease Into the Upcoming Academic Year With These Back-to-School Events
Events

Ease Into the Upcoming Academic Year With These Back-to-School Events

PLCCA Youth Employment Program (YEP) Community Event/Parent Program Sat.  Aug 3 – 10am-5pm Free Food, games, raffles, music 5th & Fred Hampton Way (behind Police Station) Keiche Café & Culinary Arts – Community Appreciation Day Sat. Aug 3rd – 2-7pm Free food and items to purchase – 10th & Washington Park Isiah Brandon “Dunk Tank” – $1.00 a ball … Continue reading

Proviso Weekly Update: Safety Forum, District NJROTC Cadets at Leadership Academy, Parent University and More
Education

Proviso Weekly Update: Safety Forum, District NJROTC Cadets at Leadership Academy, Parent University and More

District 209 Hosts Police, Community Officials at Safety Forum: “Proviso Township High Schools District 209 hosted police and community leaders at a School and Community Safety Forum on July 16 at Proviso Math and Science Academy. “The forum was designed as a way to discuss different ways that the district, area law enforcement, and the … Continue reading

Rev. Lucille Jackson: Pioneering A.M.E. Pastor, Sister of Jazz Legend
Noted / Obituaries

Rev. Lucille Jackson: Pioneering A.M.E. Pastor, Sister of Jazz Legend

The Chicago Sun-Times’s Maureen O’Donnell wrote a fitting piece on long-time Maywood pastor Lucille Jackson, who along with Rev. Esther Mitchell, co-founded J.W. James Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church at Sixth and Madison in Maywood. Rev. Jackson, 80, died at her Oak Park home on Tuesday. The Sun-Times obituary is reprinted below: “It was extremely … Continue reading