Forest Preserve District Opens Schuth’s Grove Canoe Launch

Ed Wagemann, a Cook County Forest Preserve District employee, paddles the Des Plaines River after shoving off from the Schuth’s Grove canoe launch for the very first time during the Oct. 27 ribbon-cutting event. | Bob Uphues/Riverside-Brookfield Landmark  Friday, November 11, 2022 || By Bob Uphues/Riverside-Brookfield Landmark || @maywoodnews  Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle and about a half dozen other […]

Westchester Trustee Announces Candidacy For Village President

Friday, November 11, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  A Westchester trustee recently announced his bid for village president. Trustee Tracy Jennings, a 27-year resident of the village and U.S. Army veteran, has served on the village board since his appointment last year to serve the remainder of late village president Frank Perry’s trustee term. Perry died in December. […]

Congressman Who Reps Parts Of Proviso Enters Chicago Mayoral Race

Congressman Jesus “Chuy” Garcia at a town hall meeting in Northlake in October. Garcia, whose district spans parts of Proviso Township, including Northlake, announced on Thursday that he’ll run for mayor of Chicago. | File  Friday, November 11, 2022 || By Bob Skolnik || @maywoodnews  Less than 48 hours after he was easily reelected to a third term, 4th District […]

The Annual Veterans Day Parade In Photos

The 20th Annual Veterans Day Parade included  hundreds of participants and onlookers despite the rainy on Nov. 5. | Shanel Romain Friday, November 11, 2022 || Photos by Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews Members of high school JROTC’s? Check. A high school marching band? Check. Firetrucks and police vehicles? Check. Hundreds of joyous onlookers? Check. The 20th Annual Veterans Day Parade […]

Proviso East Grad First Latina Elected To 77th House District

Norma Hernandez, a Triton College trustee, attends a rally held in March in Hillside in support of striking District 209 teachers. On Nov. 8, Hernandez became the first Latina elected to represent the 77th District in the Illinois House of Representatives. | File  Friday, November 11, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The Congressional candidates who defied precedent by […]