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Frederick Douglass’ descendent dedicates mural at Austin high school

Published on December 9, 2011 By admin

By La Risa Lynch The progeny of a Nineteenth Century abolitionist helped dedicate a new mural at an Austin high school named after his great great great grandfather. The great great great grandson of Frederick Douglass, Kenneth Morris, was on hand for the December 3rd dedication of the Legacy Mural at Frederick Douglass Academy, 543 N. [...]

Did your bank make the grade?

Published on August 10, 2011 By admin

Bank watchdog group rates financial institutions’ CRA performance By La Risa Lynch Report cards were handed out for local banks serving Austin and neighboring western suburbs, and one bank in particular didn’t fare so well. The Community Bank of Oak Park/River Forest (CBOPRF), 1001 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL, received a failing grade by the [...]