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District 209 Hosts Education Summit For Feeder School Districts–District 89 A No Show
Education

District 209 Hosts Education Summit For Feeder School Districts–District 89 A No Show

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 || By Jean Lotus, Editor, Forest Park Review An educational summit was held for representatives from District 209 and its feeder school districts, but no one from Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview District 89, which sends the most children to D209 schools, showed up FOREST PARK — Think about the 18,935 students in the Proviso Township … Continue reading

After Outbreak Of Vandalism, Summer Youth Workers Converge On Connor-Heise Park
Crime / Policing

After Outbreak Of Vandalism, Summer Youth Workers Converge On Connor-Heise Park

(Chief Talley overseeing summer workers at Connor-Heise Memorial Park. Photo by Michael Romain for the Village Free Press).  Tuesday, July 22, 2014 || By Michael Romain  Police Chief Talley, Village officials warn gangs that Maywood won’t tolerate their presence, stricter enforcement on the way MAYWOOD — BDK (street parlance for BrickSquad, Fly Boy Gang or … Continue reading

MILESTONES: Catholic Charities Honors Maywood Resident Remelle James as Exceptional Aide
Noted / Press Release

MILESTONES: Catholic Charities Honors Maywood Resident Remelle James as Exceptional Aide

Tuesday, July 22, 2014  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE || July 22, 2014 Chicago, IL – Remelle James of Maywood, was recently honored with Catholic Charities’ Employee Recognition Award for his excellent service as an Accolade of Adult Day Services for Catholic Charities Senior Services Program. The award is given to just three of the agency’s 2,000+ employees … Continue reading

Maywood Fire Chief In Favor Of Residency Requirements; A Fire Station In North Maywood Would Be Nice, Too
Community Notebook / Lives

Maywood Fire Chief In Favor Of Residency Requirements; A Fire Station In North Maywood Would Be Nice, Too

(Chief Bronaugh meets with NOMCO in Loretta Brown’s backyard. Photo by Michael Romain for the Village Free Press). Friday, July 18, 2014 || By Michael Romain  Fire Chief Bronaugh believes that increased community cohesion may come with reinstating residency requirements MAYWOOD–At a monthly meeting of Neighbors of Maywood Community Organization (NOMCO), Maywood Fire Chief Craig … Continue reading

Quick News: Village Releases 2013 Water Quality Report, Announces Tougher Pit Bull Ordinance In Summer Newsletter
Public Works / Quick News

Quick News: Village Releases 2013 Water Quality Report, Announces Tougher Pit Bull Ordinance In Summer Newsletter

Friday, July 18, 2014 || By Michael Romain Water Quality Report for Maywood lists no violations In the summer edition of its quarterly newsletter, published last month, the Village released its 2013 water quality report and demonstrated a renewed commitment to enforcing tougher amendments to its Pit Bull ordinance that were enacted in 2006. According to the water quality report, Maywood incurred … Continue reading