Category: Politics

New Slate Of D209 School Board Hopefuls Frame Campaign Themes

Saturday, November 24, 2018 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Leighton Scott, Beverly Robinson and Denard Wade Sr. at a Nov. 20 holiday toy drive the Proviso United party hosted in Broadview. | Shanel Romain 

Proviso United — the new political slate that includes three candidates vying for the three open seats on the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board — recently gave the public a taste of the themes they plan to campaign on ahead of the April 2, 2019 Consolidated Election.

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Chuy Garcia Joins Davis, Quigley In Representing Proviso In Congress

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, who was recently elected to Congress, during a visit to the Maywood-Proviso Rotary Club in January. | File 

Proviso Township officially gained a new congressman on Nov. 6 after voters overwhelmingly chose Jesus “Chuy” Garcia to represent the 4th District, which includes part of Melrose Park, in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Running Unopposed, Maywoodian Karen Yarbrough Becomes Next County Clerk

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Cook County Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarbrough during the 2012 Democratic National Convention. | Bloomberg 

Since 1999 — when the late Eugene Moore was tapped by Cook County Democratic heavyweights like John Stroger, Jr. and John Daley to finish out Jesse White’s term as Cook County Recorder of Deeds after White was elected Illinois Secretary of State — a Maywood resident has helmed the recorder’s office.

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