Paul Obis, Melrose Park Native And Founder Of Vegetarian Times, Dies At 66

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 || By Dan Haley/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Paul Obis, a graduate of Proviso East who went on to found the Vegetarian Times. | Photo provided (via Chicago Sun-Times

We met Fred Rogers through Paul Obis. More on that. And for a few of our early years here at the Forest Park Review and Wednesday Journal we shared a giant, expensive CompuGraphic typesetting machine with Vegetarian Times.

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Bellwood Officer, Wife Remembered As Community ‘Heroes’ During Memorial

Saturday, March 10, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 3/11/18

Featured image: The caskets of James Eric Davis Sr. and Diva Jeneen Davis are carried out of Broadview Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday. | VFP 

A sudden, collective hush seized the crowd of at least 1,000 mourners packed tightly inside of the massive first-level sanctuary of Broadview Missionary Baptist Church, 2100 S. 25th Ave. in Broadview, on Saturday.

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Death Notices: Norman J. Dziedzic, Longtime Proviso East Math Teacher | Tyrone Crider Service, Obituary Available Online

Monday, June 5, 2017 || Community Editor || @maywoodnews Norman J. Dziedzic, of Norwood Park, died recently. He was 86. Dziedzic was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a beloved husband to the late Joanne Dziedzic (nee Borchardt); a loving father of Norman Jr. (Sonja), Christopher (Judy), Patrick (Leslie), and David (Deanna) Dziedzic; a proud grandfather of Scott, Wesley, Coleman, Alyssa, Grace, Tanner, Lauren, and Ava; … Continue reading Death Notices: Norman J. Dziedzic, Longtime Proviso East Math Teacher | Tyrone Crider Service, Obituary Available Online