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Police Arrest Reports (October 19 – 20); Victims of Last Saturday’s Shooting Identified
Crime / Policing

Police Arrest Reports (October 19 – 20); Victims of Last Saturday’s Shooting Identified

Friday, October 24, 2014 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR  Note that the arrest reports provided below comprise a rough indication of, and may not reflect all, arrests, or police activity, within the time period specified. For more public safety information, please contact the Maywood Police Department.  October 19, 2014 1:18 AM Latrell C. King, 23, of Maywood, was … Continue reading

Proviso Teachers Give District 209 Board An Earful
Education

Proviso Teachers Give District 209 Board An Earful

Proviso High School Teachers Union Local #571 President Mona Johnson during a board meeting in April. Photo by Jean Lotus/Review staff. Friday, October 24, 2014 || Originally published in the Forest Park Review, Tuesday, October 21, 2014 || By Jackie Glosniak Members of the Proviso High School Teachers Union, Local 571 complained of scheduling conflicts … Continue reading

On Eighth-Year Anniversary of His Death, Slain Maywood Cop Tom Wood Still Remembered
Community Notebook

On Eighth-Year Anniversary of His Death, Slain Maywood Cop Tom Wood Still Remembered

Maywood Police, along with family, friends and former co-workers of slain Maywood Police officer Tom Wood, hold an annual vigil on the corner of Sixth and Erie, where he was killed. They have held the annual gathering for the last several years. It’s now a tradition for third-shift officers to begin their shift at the … Continue reading

Now They See You, Now They Don’t: Maywood’s ‘Antiquated’ Security Cameras Cause for Concern
Government / Policing

Now They See You, Now They Don’t: Maywood’s ‘Antiquated’ Security Cameras Cause for Concern

Thursday, October 23, 2014 || By Michael Romain || Updated: 8:40 PM More than a year after learning that Maywood taxpayers had been paying thousands of dollars in maintenance fees on a closed-circuit camera system that wasn’t being maintained, members of the Board of Trustees listened to Maywood Police Chief Valdimir Talley describe an altogether different problem … Continue reading

District 89 School Board Election Ramping Up, Information for Candidates Inside
Education / Elections

District 89 School Board Election Ramping Up, Information for Candidates Inside

Thursday, October 23, 2014 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR School District 89 Maywood­-Melrose Park-­Broadview will have four (4) of school board seats to be filled at the April 7, 2015 Consolidated Election. Candidates who are elected will fill four­-year terms expiring in April 2019. Candidates for the office of school board can begin to circulate nominating petitions … Continue reading

Raw Audio of Tuesday, October 21, Regular Board Meeting
Board Meetings / Government

Raw Audio of Tuesday, October 21, Regular Board Meeting

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR Below is the raw audio of the regular board meeting held Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at 7 PM. Some parts of this recording may be incomplete, somewhat muffled or slightly inaudible. For a clearer audio recording of the full meeting, please visit the Clerk’s office at 40 Madison Street, Maywood, IL. … Continue reading

Death, Funeral Notices & Obituaries: Ossie Peppers, Helen Alvarado
Death Notices / Obituaries

Death, Funeral Notices & Obituaries: Ossie Peppers, Helen Alvarado

  Wednesday, October 22, 2014 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR  Ossie Peppers The viewing for Mrs. Ossie Peppers will be held Friday, October 24, 2014, from 3 PM to 8 PM, at Wallace Funeral Home, 2020 W. Roosevelt Road, Broadview, IL. The funeral will be held Saturday, October 25, 2014, at Canaan A.M.E. Church, 801 S. 14th Avenue, … Continue reading