Melrose Park Holds Meeting On Objections To Petitions By Trustee Candidates

Monday, January 11, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Melrose Park’s local electoral board held a hearing on Jan. 11 for objections filed against the nominating petitions of six trustee candidates who are seeking two-year terms in the upcoming Consolidated Election on April 6. The objections were filed by Kathy Klugger and Peggy Difazio, who were represented by attorney […]

Madigan Suspends Speaker Campaign: ‘This Is Not A Withdrawal’

Monday, January 11, 2021 || By Jerry Nowicki/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews  SPRINGFIELD – House Speaker Michael Madigan announced he would suspend his campaign for House Speaker of the 102nd General Assembly on Monday, but his statement made clear he was not withdrawing from the race. “This is not a withdrawal. I have suspended my campaign for speaker,” Madigan said in a statement released by […]

Bellwood Mayor Formally Launches Re-Election Bid

Monday, January 11, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey, the suburb’s first African American mayor, announced on Jan. 10 his bid to run for re-election in the April 6 Consolidated Election. Harvey will run alongside Village Clerk Janel Moreland, and sitting Trustees Michael Ciavattone, Annie Delgado and Ronald Nightengale. “It’s been a productive and fulfilling […]