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BREAKING: Maywood’s Interim Village Manager Ken Lopez Resigns To Work In Prospect Heights
Breaking News / Government / Noted

BREAKING: Maywood’s Interim Village Manager Ken Lopez Resigns To Work In Prospect Heights

Thursday, April 17, 2014 || By Michael Romain  Ken Lopez, Maywood’s interim village manager, has resigned, according to a confidential source. Mr. Lopez, 51, had been in the position for less than a month. According to an April 15, report published by Journal & Topics, Mr. Lopez was hired as the city administrator for Prospect Heights, … Continue reading

Cook County Recorder Karen Yarbrough’s Hiring Practices Scrutinized, Signs Of Patronage
Politics / Reading from Around the Web

Cook County Recorder Karen Yarbrough’s Hiring Practices Scrutinized, Signs Of Patronage

  This story from: Originally Published: April 16, 2014 || By Brian Slodysko, Chicago Sun-Times Former Democratic state Rep. Karen Yarbrough has been Cook County’s recorder of deeds for little over a year. But in that time, records show, Yarbrough has put one family member on the payroll and hired several people with political ties to … Continue reading

Regular Board Meeting Tonight, April 15, 2014, 7 PM, @ Village Chambers (Agenda and Preview Inside)
Board Meetings / Government

Regular Board Meeting Tonight, April 15, 2014, 7 PM, @ Village Chambers (Agenda and Preview Inside)

A regular meeting of the Village of Maywood Board of Trustees is scheduled for tonight, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 7PM, at Village Chambers (125 S. 5th Avenue, Maywood, IL). Click here to access the agenda. A sneak peek of what to expect: The Mayor’s appointments to the Youth Commission, Economic Development Commission, Landmark/Historical Preservation Commission and … Continue reading

Maywoodian and Proviso East Alumnus Reggie Wright To Replace Maywood Fireman And Coaching Legend Jerry Ruffino As Fenwick Wrestling Coach
Noted / Reading from Around the Web / Sports

Maywoodian and Proviso East Alumnus Reggie Wright To Replace Maywood Fireman And Coaching Legend Jerry Ruffino As Fenwick Wrestling Coach

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 || Sun-Times Media Two-time IHSA champion Reggie Wright of Proviso East is the new wrestling coach at Fenwick, the school announced Tuesday. Wright replaces Chris Ruffino, who stepped in for his father, legendary Jerry Ruffino, for the 2012-13 season. Chris Ruffino, a former Catholic League wrestler of the year at Fenwick, … Continue reading

Quick News: Maywood Police Officer Intervenes In Possible Suicide Attempt, D89 Students Learn Consequences Of Bullying, Village May See $500K Savings, More….
Board Meetings / Government / Quick News

Quick News: Maywood Police Officer Intervenes In Possible Suicide Attempt, D89 Students Learn Consequences Of Bullying, Village May See $500K Savings, More….

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 || By Michael Romain  Maywood Police Officer Intervenes In Possible Suicide Attempt Wednesday, April 9, 2014, MAYWOOD — At an April 9, 2014, Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting, Maywood Police Chief Valdimir Talley presented officer Anthony Saraceno with a certificate of recognition for preventing a possible suicide in progress … Continue reading