Area Libraries Awarded State Grant Funds Totaling Nearly $100K

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews || Updated: 5/9/18

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Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White announced today that libraries across the state — including those serving Bellwood, Broadview, Maywood and Melrose Park — were allocated state grants to help purchase critical resources.

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Milestones: Maywood, Bellwood Chambers Honor Local Leaders | Porter Honored by County Board

The annual Awards & Scholarship Banquet, hosted by the Maywood and Bellwood Chambers of Commerce and held at Triton College on June 8. Below, Anthony Williams, the Maywood Chamber’s chairman, with Secretary of State Jesse White. | Photos courtesy Maywood Trustee Michael Rogers Thursday, June 9, 2016 || By Michael Romain  The Maywood and Bellwood Chambers of Commerce held their annual Awards & Scholarship Banquet on … Continue reading Milestones: Maywood, Bellwood Chambers Honor Local Leaders | Porter Honored by County Board

After Jesse White Announces He Won’t Seek Reelection, Karen Yarbrough Expresses Interest in Seat

Friday, August 21, 2015 || By Michael Romain  It’s been less than two days after 81-year-old Secretary of Sate Jesse White announced he will not seek reelection and already the intrigue surrounding who will replace him has reached something of a fever pitch. According to the political news service Aldertrack, Cook County Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarbrough, a Maywood resident and former state representative, expressed her … Continue reading After Jesse White Announces He Won’t Seek Reelection, Karen Yarbrough Expresses Interest in Seat