Chicago Defender Releases Last Print Issue, Goes All-Digital

Monday, July 15, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Robert Abbott, the Defender’s founder, appears in an edition of the newspaper, which last week released its last print issue. | Chicago Defender

Shari Noland, 49, of Oak Park, knew what she was getting into when, in 2017, she decided to leave her job as communications director for the Oak Park Education Foundation in order to become executive editor of the Chicago Defender. The cash-strapped newspaper’s best days were behind it, but the Defender’s rich legacy still resonated with the veteran journalist.

Continue reading “Chicago Defender Releases Last Print Issue, Goes All-Digital”

Circuit Court Clerk to Waive Overdue Fines from Oct. 17-21

Monday, October 17, 2016 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews From Oct. 17 through Oct. 21, the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County will be waiving collection fees related to past due fines that Cook County residents may owe to the office. During what’s called Amnesty Week, west suburban residents can make full or partial payments to Clerk Dorothy Brown’s Daley Center office downtown, over the … Continue reading Circuit Court Clerk to Waive Overdue Fines from Oct. 17-21

Milestones: East Girls’ Hoops Coach Named Co-Coach Of Year; East Football Player’s Signing Day; Phyllis Duncan Deemed Excellent; Maywood Actor In Comic Opera

Friday, April 15, 2016 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR  [By Proviso Township High Schools District 209] The postseason honors continue to roll in for the Proviso East High School girls’ basketball team. Mr. Ezra PridGeon, head coach of the Proviso East girls’ basketball team, has been named the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association’s (IBCA) High School Girls Co-Coach of the Year for District 7. He will be honored … Continue reading Milestones: East Girls’ Hoops Coach Named Co-Coach Of Year; East Football Player’s Signing Day; Phyllis Duncan Deemed Excellent; Maywood Actor In Comic Opera