Wednesday, November 7, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, who was recently elected to Congress, during a visit to the Maywood-Proviso Rotary Club in January. | File
Proviso Township officially gained a new congressman on Nov. 6 after voters overwhelmingly chose Jesus “Chuy” Garcia to represent the 4th District, which includes part of Melrose Park, in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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Sunday, March 4, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 3/5/18
Featured image: Fritz Kaegi, center, with Dennis Moran, the owner of Kathy’s Cafe, and Commissioner Richard Boykin, before a March 4 press conference inside of the Maywood restaurant that was organized by Larry Shapiro, far left. | VFP
Fritz Kaegi, a candidate running in the March 20 Democratic Primary for Cook County Assessor, was in Maywood on March 4 for a press conference held at Kathy’s Cafe, 1008 S. 17th Ave. — just across the street from the headquarters of the Proviso Township Democratic Organization.
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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.
Continue reading “Bill Hampton Laid To Rest As Mourners Urge Public Not To Forget The History”