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Play ball! Ex-Bull Cartwright
Grand Marshal of parade  
Proviso East Teacher,
coach retires after 35
distinguished years

MAYWOOD | School is out for the summer in Proviso
District 209, with the district’s last day of the 2013-14
school year taking place on Wednesday.
    
But when this year’s juniors, freshmen and sophomores
more up a class, and a new crop of freshmen enter Proviso
East for the 2014-15 school year, longtime chemistry
teacher Glenn Lid won’t be back to greet those students
who happen to be in either one of his three chemistry
classes or on one of the Pirate sports teams he coaches.
PMSA students
place at Triton
art show
PROVISO |  Six students from
Proviso Mathematics and
Science Academy recently
won honors for their art work
at the annual Triton College
High School Artists
Competition.
    
The exhibit at the Triton
College campus included
more than 200 examples of
drawings, photography,
sculpture, and other media by
students from high schools
in the Triton College area.

Kathleen Maltese, an art
teacher at PMSA who
sponsored the students’
work, said that she was
impressed with the art work
from which she was able to
choose....
HILLSIDE | Last Saturday’s annual
Youth Athletic Parade marked the
official opening day for the 2014
Hillside youth baseball season.
  
But it also was a reminder that the
long, record-setting winter of 2013-
14 has finally given way to spring,
with seasonal temps and sunny
skies greeting spectators and
hundreds of participants—be they
Hillside team members and
coaches in uniform, local bands,
village officials, and police and fire
department personnel.
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MAYWOOD | A Maywood
woman was found dead in
her home Friday morning
from an apparent
house fire.

Firefighters found
64-year-old, Clementine
Williams, unconscious
and not breathing in her
first-floor bedroom
at 8:00 a.m..  
Woman, 64, dies in
Maywood house fire
Minimum wage
legislation passes
General Assembly
SPRINGFIELD | A
referendum to ask voters
whether or not Illinois should
raise the minimum wage
passed the General
Assembly today.
    “Giving the people an
opportunity to voice their
opinions should help inform
our debate at the State
Capitol,”