Breaking: Sun-Times reports Clerk David Orr Won’t Seek Reelection as Yarbrough Preps Run
Government / Politics

Breaking: Sun-Times reports Clerk David Orr Won’t Seek Reelection as Yarbrough Preps Run

Cook County Clerk David Orr, who is expected to announce that he won’t seek re-election. Below, Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarbrough, who plans to run for his job next year. Wednesday, June 21, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews According to a June 21 report by Chicago Sun-Times columnis Michael Sneed, Cook County Clerk … Continue reading

Recorder of Deeds Yarbrough to Challenge Cook County Clerk David Orr
Politics

Recorder of Deeds Yarbrough to Challenge Cook County Clerk David Orr

Friday, June 16, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews The Chicago Tribune has reported today that Cook County Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarbrough will challenge incumbent Cook County Clerk David Orr in the Democratic primary next year. Yarbrough, who lives in Maywood and is committeeman of the Proviso Township Democratic Party that’s headquartered … Continue reading

New D209 Board Majority Sworn Into Office, Kelly Re-Assumes Presidency
Education / Politics

New D209 Board Majority Sworn Into Office, Kelly Re-Assumes Presidency

A screenshot of live video feed posted to Facebook by Proviso Together showing the slate’s four candidates getting sworn into office at PMSA on April 27.  Friday, April 28, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Three years after members of the Facebook group “Forest Parkers For Better Schools” met inside of Brown Cow Ice … Continue reading

Candidates React to Last Night’s Election Results on Facebook
Elections / Politics

Candidates React to Last Night’s Election Results on Facebook

Trustee Henderson Yarbrough concedes to incumbent Mayor Edwenna Perkins on April 4. Perkins garnered 44 percent of the vote while Yarbrough garnered around 28 percent in a four-person race for mayor. | Mayor Edwenna Perkins/Facebook  Wednesday, April 5, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Some candidates running for numerous seats on village boards in … Continue reading

Proviso Together Slate Sweeps D209 Board Race, Board President Ousted
Education / Politics

Proviso Together Slate Sweeps D209 Board Race, Board President Ousted

A crowd of jubilant Proviso Together supporters gathers at McGaffer’s Saloon in Forest Park on April 4. | William Camargo/Staff Tuesday, April 5, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews In one night, the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board lost three incumbents and gained a super-majority with the election of Amanda Grant, Samuel … Continue reading