After Sterling, Castile and Dallas, Local Officials React

People and police officers attend a candlelight vigil for five police officers killed during anti-police brutality protests, in Dallas, Texas, on July 11, 2016. Five officers were killed and seven others were wounded when a gunman opened fire on a protest against recent police-involved shootings. | Bilgin S. Sasmaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Tuesday, July 12, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || @village_free  At a July 9 town hall-style … Continue reading After Sterling, Castile and Dallas, Local Officials React

‘Jobs in Maywood can translate into more economic activity in Oak Park,’ Says Nonprofit Exec During Meeting of Minds

Members of Rep. Ford’s advisory committee gather in a room at the Oak Park Public Library during a meeting on April 13. Photo by Michael Romain. Tuesday, April 14, 2015 || By Michael Romain  Oak President Anan Abu-Taleb, state Rep. LaShawn K. Ford (8th) and others explored ways to mitigate the fractured, fiscally weakened state of suburban municipalities  During a meeting of Rep. LaShawn K. Ford’s advisory committee, … Continue reading ‘Jobs in Maywood can translate into more economic activity in Oak Park,’ Says Nonprofit Exec During Meeting of Minds