Barber Academy Brings Proviso Students A Cut Above The Competition; Models Wanted In Maywood, Broadview Areas

Damauri Harrell attends to a patron at Erskine Reeves’s Barber Academy. Below, Reeves himself supervises the work of one of his students. | William Camargo/Wednesday Journal Wednesday, February 17, 2016 || Originally Published: Forest Park Review || 2/16/16 Erskine Reeves is the director of a program affiliated with Proviso East High School in which students who successfully complete the 1,500-hour program get a barber’s license along with … Continue reading Barber Academy Brings Proviso Students A Cut Above The Competition; Models Wanted In Maywood, Broadview Areas

‘If You’re An Honest Black Man [These Days], You Have A Problem,’ Says Maywood Park Commissioner About Ousted D209 Attorney

Wednesday, November 12, 2015 || Originally Published: Forest Park Review || By Jean Lotus  The new legal counsel hired by Proviso Township High School District 209 lasted a little less than a month. On Nov. 10, the board voted 4 to 3 to dismiss the firm Robbins Schwartz and attorney Anthony Bass, (pictured). The board had hired both parties to represent the district a few … Continue reading ‘If You’re An Honest Black Man [These Days], You Have A Problem,’ Says Maywood Park Commissioner About Ousted D209 Attorney

Cook County Chronicle: D209 Board Divided Over Law Firm’s Hiring

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 || Originally Published: Cook County Chronicle || By Bill Dwyer Cracks are appearing in the coalition that just this past April took over governance of the Proviso High Schools District 209 board. Just one week after signing a joint contract with the Robbins Schwartz and Grasso Bass law firms as its new legal counsel, the D209 board will consider an agenda … Continue reading Cook County Chronicle: D209 Board Divided Over Law Firm’s Hiring