A Maywood School Lays Out the Red Carpet for Men, Fathers

A father and son bond during a Men’s Day event at Garfield Elementary School in Maywood earlier this month. | Photos by Shanel Romain/VFP Wednesday, May 31, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  There’s something of a micro-revelation happening at Garfield Elementary School, 1514 S. 9th Ave., in Maywood, and it’s led by two men, Vincent Fields and Vernel Brown. The two men, both … Continue reading A Maywood School Lays Out the Red Carpet for Men, Fathers

IMET Investment Fraud Stings D209 Schools

Friday, February 6, 2015 || Originally Published: Forest Park Review || 1/3/15 || By Bob Skolnik Proviso High School District 209 has $421,000 at risk and Forest Park Elementary District 91 has $176,653.60 at risk because a fund that the Proviso Township School treasurer’s office invested in was defrauded. By law the Proviso Township School Treasurers Office (PTTO) handles money management for local districts in … Continue reading IMET Investment Fraud Stings D209 Schools

BREAKING: D209 & D89 Closed Thursday, Jan. 8th

Photo by Reuters || Carlo Allegri. Wednesday, January 7, 2015 || By Michael Romain || Updated: 8:35 PM School will be closed on Thursday for student at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy. District 89 will also be closed tomorrow, although all 12-month employees are expected to go into work. Whether or not school districts decide to open or … Continue reading BREAKING: D209 & D89 Closed Thursday, Jan. 8th