In The Rear View: Fire Hires and Essential Wigs
We look back at a week of additions to the fire district, marijuana arrests, wigs for women, water polo, prom etiquette and new board members for D230.
Residents from around the south suburbs gave state politicians an earful about the impending redistricting, following the 2010 census. Residents say there’s no reason for suburbs to be in the same districts as parts of Chicago.
Eva Ziel spent her 90th birthday at work, and that’s how she preferred it to be. After years of treating everyone with a friendly smile and demeanor, dozens of students and staff at High Point Elementary treated her to singing, compliments and cake.
Bisi Nwokenkwo found a need to wear wigs when a salon treatment left her with thinning hair. She turned it into a boutique for women who need medical wigs.
Speaking of strong women, check out our video of the Eagles putting the hurt on L-Way East in water polo.
Orland Fire Protection District Chief Bryant Krizik made a case for adding 11 firefighters to their roster, showing numbers that say paying overtime will cost more than the hires. Outgoing trustee and board president Pat Maher was the one vote against the hires. It was the last meeting for Maher and trustee Bob Cacciato.
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Orland Park police officers seemed to come across a higher-frequency of marijuana arrests around April 20.
Our Tinley Park Editor Paul Dailing offered his two cents about the royal wedding, reminding Americans that we did fight a war a couple hundred years ago to get away from this monarchy. Just saying…
One new trustee and two other incumbents who were re-elected were sworn in as board members for Consolidated High School District 230. Re-elected board members Patrick O'Sullivan and Kathy Quilty, and newcomer Rick Nogal, took their oaths. New president, vice president and secretary were chosen.
Bette Schieber teaches others etiquette for all social events, and she believes prom is a good place to start best practices of interacting with others. She is less focused on which fork is proper to use, but more about open people up to be conscientious toward each other.