CHICAGO | Organizations throughout the city’s Southeast Side and surrounding suburbs will receive Cook County grants to support work with youths in the Juvenile Court system.
DOLTON | A former Dolton West School District 148 educator has joined the administrative staff at Roosevelt Elementary and Roosevelt Junior High schools in Dolton.
Joseph Palicki, new assistant principal in District 148.
RIVERDALE | A large group of protesters, many wearing shirts or holding sings that said "Stop Bad Apple Gun Dealers," took to the Indiana Avenue sidewalks Saturday in front of Chuck's Gun shop to rally against the business.
RIVERDALE | New Dolton West Elementary District 148 teachers received some helpful tips and information during a two-day orientation program held prior to the start of the 2014-15 school year.
Induction/mentor coordinator Michael Hurst of Dolton West Elementary District 148 speaks to new teachers during the two-day orientation program earlier this month.
Dolton West School District 148 welcomes its new teachers to the 2014-15 school year. The district hosted a new teacher orientation for incoming teachers on Aug. 11 and 12. The sessions were led by the district's induction/mentor coordinator Michael Hurst. Pictured front row from left, are: …
A south suburban woman who got her start in education years ago as an aide in Dolton West School District 148 is heading back to the school system as a principal of two Riverdale schools.
Shinora Montgomery is the new principal of Dolton West School District 148's Early Childhood Center and Riverdale Elementary School. She comes to the district from Country Club Hills District 160 where she had served as an assistant principal.
DOLTON | A Dolton police officer shot and killed a suspect in a drive-by shooting Saturday night after the suspect jumped from a fleeing SUV and pointed a gun at the officer, police said.
Dolton West School District 148 parents and guardians are asked to mark their calendars for the 2014-15 registration dates.
The Cook County medical examiner's office has released the names of the two teens killed in a crash Sunday in Harvey.
HARVEY | Two teenagers died and two others were badly injured early Sunday when the stolen car they were riding in crashed near the Harvey Metra Station, a city spokesman said.
Dolton West Elementary District 148 Superintendent Jayne E. Purcell, at right, poses with Family Guidance Centers Inc./Southland Prevention Coalition representatives Tula Beene and Robert Thompson. Purcell was honored for her support of the Coalition's efforts to prevent underage drinking.
Southland Prevention Coalition Vice President Robert Thompson presented Superintendent Jayne E. Purcell with a Community Service Award in appreciation for her outstanding dedication and service "above and beyond the call of duty."
Southland Prevention Coalition Vice President Robert Thompson also presented School Board Secretary James E. Bendell with a Community Service Award for his service to and support of the Southland Prevention Coalition.
DOLTON | Dolton West Elementary District 148 Superintendent Jayne E. Purcell, School Board Secretary James E. Bendell, and the entire School Board received honors from the Family Guidance Centers Inc./Southland Prevention Coalition during the School Board’s June meeting.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle addresses the audience during a news conference Thursday announcing a new program in partnership with Comcast called Internet Essentials that will help thousands of low-income families in Thornton Township gain Internet access, many for the first time.
DOLTON | Comcast is expanding Internet access into Thornton Township for low-income families who might otherwise not be able to afford it.
HOMEWOOD | The Homewood Fire Department has received a $1.8 million grant that will help it and 19 local fire departments, including Lansing, Calumet City and Munster, purchase portable radios and conduct firefighting training.
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