Maywood Does Thanksgiving In the Generous Style of Eugene Moore

Shavonne Henry, who organized a Thanksgiving Day dinner in honor of former Cook County Recorder of Deeds Eugene “Gene” Moore. | Michael Romain/VFP Thursday, November 24, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Crowds strolled in and out of the lower level of Maywood’s Second Baptist Church, 436 S. 13th Ave., today during a Thanksgiving feast fit for a man who, when he was alive, … Continue reading Maywood Does Thanksgiving In the Generous Style of Eugene Moore

Isiah Brandon, Henderson Yarbrough Tops in Votes for Maywood Trustee

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 || By Michael Romain  With 16 of 17 precincts reporting, Isiah Brandon (pictured) leads the field of eleven candidates vying for three seats on the Maywood Board of Trustees. Brandon has garnered 938 votes, or 14.82 percent of the vote total. Former mayor Henderson Yarbrough is close behind him, with 829 votes, or 13.09 percent of the total. Ronald Rivers and Chase … Continue reading Isiah Brandon, Henderson Yarbrough Tops in Votes for Maywood Trustee

BREAKING: Brandon, Scaggs Survive Nomination Challenges

January, 16, 2015 || By Michael Romain Maywood’s three-member local electoral board overturned the challenges to the campaigns of Isiah Brandon (pictured left) and Marcius Scaggs during a hearing held today, Jan. 16., at village chambers. The board–comprising Trustee Audrey Jaycox, Village Clerk Viola Mims and Mayor Edwenna Perkins–voted 2-1 against the claims of Maywood resident Atrayule Perkins (no relation to the Mayor). Trustee Jaycox was the only … Continue reading BREAKING: Brandon, Scaggs Survive Nomination Challenges