Maywood Mayor Decries Petition Challenge As Opponents Say She’s Making Things Too Personal

Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins. | File Friday, February 3, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews After surviving an objection to her nominating papers — which entailed an undisclosed amount of legal fees and several days spent knocking on doors and pounding the pavement — Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins is blasting a recent challenge that was brought against her candidacy. She says it reflects a wider objection process that … Continue reading Maywood Mayor Decries Petition Challenge As Opponents Say She’s Making Things Too Personal

Breaking: Henderson Yarbrough Faces Petition Challenge

A local electoral board hearing held today inside of Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave. | Photo submitted Monday, December, 12, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || 12/13/16 Former mayor and sitting trustee Henderson Yarbrough is facing a petition challenge. Lawyers for Yarbrough and Maywood resident Linda Reedy, who filed the challenge, gathered inside of Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave., Monday morning to … Continue reading Breaking: Henderson Yarbrough Faces Petition Challenge

For Maywood’s ‘Old Timers’, Home is Where the Heart Is

Attendees at Maywood’s 20th Annual Old Timers Picnic on Aug. 20. Picnic co-organizer Jean Weathers, (below right with her longtime friend Francis Harris), said the annual event has become such a huge draw because it reminds people of how close the town used to be. | Photos by Shanel Romain Tuesday, August 23, 2016 || By  Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Hundreds converged behind the police … Continue reading For Maywood’s ‘Old Timers’, Home is Where the Heart Is