Thursday, December 27, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Charles William Gunn. | Submitted photo
Community members in Proviso Township are mourning the death of Charles William Gunn, a longtime Maywood police officer who died on Dec. 14. He was 82. Gunn’s death was confirmed by close relatives.
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Friday, October 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 11:00 p.m.
Featured image: Pedro Alvarez, the longtime owner of El Prado in Maywood, died on Oct. 16. | Courtesy Carlos Alvarez
Pedro Alvarez, who a half-century ago started what was likely the first first Cuban restaurant in Maywood and, according to his son, perhaps the first one in the Chicago suburbs, died on Oct. 16.
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Saturday, August 11, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Members of the Proviso East Pirateers dance in tribute to their coach, Tiffany Battle, who died on Aug. 3. Battle’s Aug. 11 funeral was held at Proviso East, her alma mater. | Photo: Proviso East Class of 2003 Fund
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