Budget cuts threaten DCFS reforms Clifford Triplett understands the impact his tortured ... the 1990s are at risk in the wake of repeated state budget cuts, staff shortages and high caseloads. Appointed six months ago, DCFS Director Richard Calica has been working on an agency ... 06/8/2012 - 6:46 pm | View Link
The budget is about people “Then DCFS gets called and they take custody. The parents get residential treatment (for the child), but they’ve given up custody, and that shouldn’t have to be.” The class action lawsuit could affect more than 18,000 kids with severe problems in ... 01/29/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
Afternon follow-up: Quinn; Ditka; Budget “The Mighty Quinn” played as Gov. Pat Quinn finished his speech announcing he was running for governor Thursday morning at the hotel where he launched many citizen initiatives. But then he left the stage trying to avoid questions from reporters about ... 10/21/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Lack of state budget hits area human service providers Unfortunately, the cuts didn't stop there. Effective Wednesday ... investigators should handle no more than 12 investigations per month on average. "(DCFS) has been court ordered to continue all funding for counseling centers," said Laurie McLaughlin ... 07/5/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
2 foster kids finally flourish, but budget cuts threaten foster services But with the proposed state budget cuts, these boys and the other nearly 16,000 children ... said that under the proposed state budget, DCFS has to slash $460 million from its bottom line. Marlowe said the department will have to eliminate all counseling ... 06/21/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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Legally Kidnapped: CHILD ‘PROTECTIVE’ SERVICES ... Each child in your family has a 1 in 25 chance of being the subject of a child abuse/neglect investigation this year. The chance of getting a flat tire on ... 07/27/2014 - 10:02 pm | View Website
By Ken Schott
For many seasons, Union College’s radio deal for its men’s hockey and football programs with WPTR-AM (1240) was renewed on a year-by-year basis.
Winning the NCAA hockey title in April changed the dynamic of the relationship between the two parties, for the better.
By Bill Palmer
Berne-Knox-Westerlo has lost a second long-time coach in as many years.
Jim Gillis, who began his coaching career in 1978 in Don Snyder’s program at Guilderland before taking the head boys’ soccer coaching job when BKW was a member of the Schoharie County League, notified school officials last week that he was stepping down.
Stanislaus County supervisors today could take a step toward seeking outside funding for groundwater management efforts. The Board of Supervisors will consider adopting a water management plan for eastern Stanislaus…