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BROADVIEW | As he does
periodically, U.S. Rep. Danny
Davis of the 7th Congressional
District schedules town hall
meetings within his district to
keep constituents abreast of
the issues.
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PTMAN partners with churches,
businesses, public sector to get
youths summer jobs
MAYWOOD  | The
unemployment rate
among 16- to 24-year-olds
in Maywood is estimated to
be around 21 percent.  Yet
the unemployment rate for
a handful of youths...
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Backpacks, parade kick off
school year
More than 2,000 Maywood
youths will be heading back
to school with new
backpacks stocked with
supplies.
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Police and fire commissioners
get pay raise, earful
Flooding, healthcare big issues at
Davis town hall
MAYWOOD  |  Members of the village's Police
and Fire Commission are getting a pay raise
despite some members being on the panel nine
years past their term's expiration date...
 
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‘We don’t protest, but we can pray’
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SPORTS
New Pirates grid
coach a familiar
face
Old Timers Picnic gives
Maywoodians a chance to
reunite with old friends
‘Getting that
chemistry’ key for
Panthers’ boys
soccer team
West Suburban Journal
Push for peaceful streets made
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Longtime Neighborhood UMC Pastor
Conway appointed to new post

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Food fight
A call has been made to remove Kevin
McDermott from the District 209 School Board
following a confrontation with a fellow board
member in which he allegedly struck her.
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Nothing 'despicable' about
Colin Kaepernick
I find Colin Kaepernick’s bended knee protest
anything but 'despicable'. Some folks said his
decision to kneel during the National Anthem is
a show of “disrespect”.  I’ve heard talks in small
veterans’ circles associate Kaepernick with anti-
patriotism.
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Citizen Newspaper Publisher
William "Bill" Garth, Sr., 79, dies
Hyde Park resident William “Bill” Garth, Sr., Chief
Executive Officer of the Chicago Citizen Newspaper Group
Inc. (CCNG) and Chairman of the Chatham Business
Association (CBA) died on Friday, September 23, 2016.
He was 79.

A pillar in the community, Garth led the Citizen with a
steady hand and worked hard to make the news operation
the largest Black owned ABC audited newspaper in the
Midwest. Starting out as an advertising salesman for the
Citizen, Garth lived the American Dream. After gaining
recognition as a master salesman at the Citizen, he ended
up owning the newspaper chain in 1980 when he
purchased the business from Gus Savage, a six term
Democratic congressman who represented Chicago’s
South Side.

The sale to Garth included the Chatham Citizen, Southend
Citizen and the Chicago Weekend Newspapers. Under
Garth’s leadership, the Citizen flourished.....

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