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  • Gov. Cuomo Announces More Federal Help For Irene Victims

    Gov. Cuomo Announces More Federal Help For Irene Victims
    Help is on the way via federal assistance for homeowners, renters and small businesses in other counties where Hurricane Irene has done serious to catastrophic property damage. Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the announcement Saturday. "I thank FEMA for swiftly...
  • Obama declares major disaster in Md. for derecho

    President Barack Obama on Thursday declared a major disaster in Maryland following the storms and high winds of late June and early July, and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected. The deadly derecho...
  • State of Louisiana & multi-parish general information

    Mon 9/3/2012 7:06 PM The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), at the request of the state of Louisiana, has activated its Transitional Sheltering Assistance program, which allows eligible evacuees from Hurricane Isaac whose neighborhoods are not...
  • Downers Grove council increases funding for Ogden Avenue grant program

    Owners of businesses along Ogden Avenue will have more resources available to improve their properties, following a recent vote by Downers Grove village officials. The village council unanimously agreed to put up more funding for a matching grant program...
  • City Council Meeting Wrap-up

    The following is from the Sept. 18 City Council meeting. Mayor Jane Egly absent due to a death in her family. * EXTRAORDINARY BUSINESS Mayor Pro Tem Verna Rollinger presented a proclamation honoring the Beautification Council on its Diamond Jubilee and...
  • New business springs from old farm traditions

    New business springs from old farm traditions
    More than 200 years into the life of their family farm, Tim and Mitzi Jones decided their future should include cheese.  Bowling Green Farm has been producing milk from about 100 Holsteins and has been in the milk business since the 1920s. A few years...
  • Romney's feint on Pell Grants

    Romney's feint on Pell Grants
    Mitt Romney is unusually prone to 180-degree reversals of policy for naked political reasons, but it's hard to think of a chutzpah moment in his campaign more striking than his assertion last night, when a college student asked him about the bleak job...
  • College Board: Cost of college goes up $400 at public institutions this fall

    The cost of in-state tuition and fees at public four-year colleges and universities has gone up by about $400, according to a new report by the College Board. The increase is less than years past. But also in the past, federal aid more than kept pace...
  • Private Colleges Hurt by New Cal Grant Restrictions

    Private Colleges Hurt by New Cal Grant Restrictions
    The budget plan passed by the California legislature includes new restrictions on Cal Grants given to students who attend private and for profit colleges.  Governor Brown's proposal reasons that most of the trade and technical schools don't graduate...
  • Ford Heights mayor's taxpayer-funded nonprofit under investigation

    Ford Heights mayor's taxpayer-funded nonprofit under investigation
    A south suburban mayor's taxpayer-funded nonprofit has been suspended from state and county grant programs over questions about its finances and accounting, the Tribune has learned. In addition, the Illinois attorney general's office has started an...
  • Glendale Unified disqualified from Race to the Top competition

    Glendale's Hail Mary pass in the $400-million Race to the Top federal grant program has been called by the officials: Incomplete. One day after the U.S. Department of Education announced it received 371 applications for the $400 million grant program,...