Letters: Why I Am the Person to Make Maywood Secure Again

Thursday, February 9, 2017 || LETTERS || @maywoodnews Dear Maywoodans, I am writing to let you know that I am running for Mayor of Maywood. It’s time for a positive change. We believe that the elected village officials should be effective leaders in our municipal government. Therefore, in addition to asking you for your vote for me as mayor of Maywood, I am asking you to … Continue reading Letters: Why I Am the Person to Make Maywood Secure Again

An Already Crowded Field for Village Trustee Seats Gets Even More Crowded

VFP File photo. Wednesday, December 24, 2014 || By Michael Romain || Updated: 1:08 PM Race attracts few newcomers, many old hands With the filing process to compete in the April 7, 2015, municipal elections drawing to a close, most local races are coming into focus. With the submission of candidates’ petition papers, what was already a crowded race for the three open seats on the Maywood Board … Continue reading An Already Crowded Field for Village Trustee Seats Gets Even More Crowded

Perverse Exceptionalism: Some Scattered Impressions of the NoMCO Forum (Part II)

The NoMCO forum began with its current president, John Yi, thanking the Maywood Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club for sponsoring the forum, and extending an open invitation for any Maywoodian in attendance to join. It was a moment freighted with elision, marked by the absence of those now-taboo realities that the present’s forward march is supposed to have trampled. Forty-three years ago, NoMCO … Continue reading Perverse Exceptionalism: Some Scattered Impressions of the NoMCO Forum (Part II)