A Conversation with Antonio “Tony” Favela, Candidate for State Representative, 77th District
Interviews / Politics

A Conversation with Antonio “Tony” Favela, Candidate for State Representative, 77th District

February 28, 2014 || By Michael Romain Antonio “Tony” Favela, 31, is running a campaign to unseat the current state representative for the 77th District, Kathleen Willis; he’s a Melrose Park commissioner; while still campaigning, he was completing the last year of law school; and at the time of this interview, he was about a … Continue reading

Legislative Update: Senator Don Harmon On Concealed Carry, Illinois Poison Center and More
Legislative Update

Legislative Update: Senator Don Harmon On Concealed Carry, Illinois Poison Center and More

The following legislative update was issued by the office of State Sen. Don Harmon:  Dear Friends, The General Assembly is back in Springfield. After a productive year in 2013, we again face major challenges in our state. A difficult budget and Fair Tax Amendment are both major issues we will likely vote on in the coming months. … Continue reading

Eisenhower Tower Welcomes New Client, Illinois WorkNet Center, As State Unemployment Centers Close Doors to Public
Economy / Jobs

Eisenhower Tower Welcomes New Client, Illinois WorkNet Center, As State Unemployment Centers Close Doors to Public

Thursday, February 27, 2014, MAYWOOD || By Michael Romain Updated: Monday, March 3, 2014 At first glance, Charles Hunt and Lynn Maloley make a rather odd couple, despite sharing an atypical passion for their jobs and a rare workplace buoyancy. Mr. Hunt grew up in the Henry Horner Projects. At 17, he became a father. … Continue reading

From the Review: Big Endorsements Change 1st District County Commissioner’s Race
County Elections / Events / Politics

From the Review: Big Endorsements Change 1st District County Commissioner’s Race

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 || By Michael Romain  All five candidates for 1st District Cook County Commissioner primary race faced off Saturday, February 22, 2014, at the Maywood Public Library for the Think Democracy Candidates Forum. The forum was sponsored by The Village Free Press, Forest Park Review, Neighbors of Maywood Community Organization (NOMCO) and other community organizations. … Continue reading

From the Review: District 209 Explores Cutting Ties With Township Treasurer
Education

From the Review: District 209 Explores Cutting Ties With Township Treasurer

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 (Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014) || By Jean Lotus, Editor, Forest Park Review The Proviso Township High School District 209 school board gave the nod to Finance Director Todd Drafall to explore ways to sever ties with the township taxing body that cuts checks and handles certain financial details for the … Continue reading