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Letters: Rep. Danny K. Davis’ Commitment to a Cure for Alzheimer’s
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Letters: Rep. Danny K. Davis’ Commitment to a Cure for Alzheimer’s

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR  Rep. Davis demonstrates commitment to Alzheimer’s disease by supporting two very important pieces of legislation in Washington Last month my family and friends walked in the Alzheimer’s Association “Walk to end Alzheimer’s”; the world’s largest event to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s disease. My mother Jane … Continue reading

Proviso Property Owners Can Appeal Tax Assessments Starting Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 23; Heating Bills Could Be Lower This Winter
Consumer Reports / Energy / Fiscally Speaking

Proviso Property Owners Can Appeal Tax Assessments Starting Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 23; Heating Bills Could Be Lower This Winter

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 || By Michael Romain  Cook County Board of Review appeal deadlines for Proviso Township nearing  Property owners in Proviso Township seeking to appeal the assessed value of their properties with the Board of Review can begin the process beginning tomorrow, Thursday, October 23, 2014. The deadline for filing appeals is Friday, … Continue reading

Breaking: One Killed, Another Injured in Shooting Last Saturday
Breaking News / Crime

Breaking: One Killed, Another Injured in Shooting Last Saturday

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 || By Michael Romain  One person was killed and another injured during a shooting that took place last Saturday, October 18, 2014, at 1:50 AM, Maywood Police Chief Valdimir Talley announced. The shooting occurred on the 2000 block of S. 6th Avenue, said police, who haven’t yet released the identities of … Continue reading

Regular Board Meeting Scheduled for Tonight, Tuesday, October 21, 7 PM (Agenda Packet Inside)
Board Meetings

Regular Board Meeting Scheduled for Tonight, Tuesday, October 21, 7 PM (Agenda Packet Inside)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 || By Michael Romain  A regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees is scheduled for tonight, Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 7 PM, at 125 S. 5th Avenue. Among items to be discussed include: Warrant List No. 200378 for the Village of Maywood – Expenditures total through October 15, 2014 in … Continue reading

Ebola in Maywood? Unlikely, but Possible — Loyola, Area Hospitals Get Prepared
Emergencies / Health / Healthcare

Ebola in Maywood? Unlikely, but Possible — Loyola, Area Hospitals Get Prepared

Screenshot of Chicago Tonight report on Cook County’s Ebola response.  Tuesday, October 21, 2014 || By Michael Romain  The Ebola virus has healthcare professionals and government officials throughout the United States on high alert — and those working in the Chicago area, particularly at Maywood-based Loyola University Medical Center, are no exception. Yesterday, Chicago Mayor … Continue reading

A Giant of a Man: Maywood Gives Final Salute to WWII Vet, Community Leader Leon Conner
Community Notebook / Obituaries

A Giant of a Man: Maywood Gives Final Salute to WWII Vet, Community Leader Leon Conner

Members of the Military Salute Cremation Society of Illinois pay tribute to the late Leon Conner, 96, during his memorial service last Saturday, October 18th. Below, left, a member of the John H. Shelton Post 838 salutes Conner one last time. Photos by Michael Romain for the Village Free Press.  Monday, October 20, 2014 || … Continue reading