Bill Hampton Laid To Rest As Mourners Urge Public Not To Forget The History

Saturday, February 17, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Several hundred people filled the sanctuary of Proviso Baptist Church, 1116 S. 5th Ave., in Maywood, on Feb. 16, to pay their respects to William Edward Hampton — the brother of the slain Black Panther leader Fred Hampton and a Maywood Park District commissioner.

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Hearings on Candidate Objections Against Mayor Perkins, Trustee Dorris and Luther Spence Extended to Jan. 13

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Three people who filed to run for Mayor of Maywood and are facing objections to their candidacies will have to wait to see whether they’ll make it on the ballot for the April 4 election. Public hearings on the objections filed against Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins, sitting trustee Antonette Dorris (in addition to the members of … Continue reading Hearings on Candidate Objections Against Mayor Perkins, Trustee Dorris and Luther Spence Extended to Jan. 13

Breaking: Two Maywood Mayoral Candidates Removed from Ballot

Tuesday, January 3, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 6 p.m. Two people who filed petitions to run for Mayor of Maywood in the upcoming April 4 election will not appear on the ballot after objections to their candidacies were upheld during local electoral board hearings today. Objections to the candidacy of Quincy Johnson were upheld on the grounds that Johnson failed to “file … Continue reading Breaking: Two Maywood Mayoral Candidates Removed from Ballot