Seaway Bank & Trusts’ Maywood branch. Chicago’s largest black-owned bank failed earlier this year. | File Monday, February 13, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews A Feb. 4 Crain’s Chicago Business report caught up with Sushil Patel, the president of State Bank of Texas, which now owns the now-defunct Seaway Bank & Trust, once the state’s largest black-owned bank. Patel told Crain’s reporter … Continue reading Crain’s: Seaway Bank’s New Owners Will Preserve Its Name, Say Deposits are Safe | But Who to Blame for the Failure?
Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarbrough. The Cook County Board of Commissioners has approved a measure that would allow voters to decide on whether or not the county should fold the office into the clerk’s office. Friday, June 1, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || @village_free || UPDATED: 6:25 p.m. At a June 29 regular meeting, the Cook County Board of Commissioners voted 10-5 to attempt to do something … Continue reading This November, Voters to Decide on Whether to Keep the Cook County Recorder’s Office
U.S. Rep. Danny K. Davis. Wednesday, August 12, 2015 || By Michael Romain Danny Davis also says he won’t endorse Boykin for U.S. Senate until the commissioner formally declares U.S. Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-7th) is trying to dispel widespread rumors that he’s going to retire soon. A recent article by Crain’s Chicago Business columnist Greg Hinz hinted at the possibility of Davis retiring before … Continue reading Congressman Counters Retirement Rumors