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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

Pick Up the June Issue of Village Free Press in Print or Read it Online Now
Notification

Pick Up the June Issue of Village Free Press in Print or Read it Online Now

The cover of the June edition of Village Free Press. Click the image above to start reading it online.  Wednesday, June 21, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews The May edition of the monthly Village Free Press print publication is now available at the following locations. We’ll be dropping papers off at numerous businesses throughout the … Continue reading

Local Churches Provide Summer Jobs for Two Dozen Youths
Community Development / Noted / Religion

Local Churches Provide Summer Jobs for Two Dozen Youths

Min. Albert Johnson during PTMAN’s summer youth employment orientation session at Freedom Baptist Church in Hillside. | Michael Romain/VFP Wednesday, June 21, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Roughly two dozen young people are gearing up to start summer jobs this month as part of a program initiated a year ago by the Proviso Township … Continue reading

Death Notices: Victor Hereford, Longtime John C. Vaughn Cotillion Choreographer
Death Notices

Death Notices: Victor Hereford, Longtime John C. Vaughn Cotillion Choreographer

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews Victor Hereford, who served as a choreographer with the John C. Vaughn’s Scholarship Fund Inc. Annual Sweetheart Cotillion for over 30 years, has died, according to close friends and family members. Sue Henry, a longtime organizer of the cotillion, said that Hereford died on Sunday, Father’s Day. … Continue reading

OPINION: Sidelined
Op-Ed

OPINION: Sidelined

A father and his son in Chicago by photographer William Camargo.  Saturday, June 17, 2017 || By Darrick Campbell || OPINION || @maywoodnews  Yesterday was a very important day for me. When I woke up, I was overwhelmed with excitement and joy as my oldest child was preparing to graduate from high school. I hopped out of … Continue reading