A Sunday at Kathy’s Café

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A patron sipping coffee inside of Kathy’s Café in Maywood. | Sebastian Hidalgo

“I’ve had a lot of hungry days in my lifetime. That’s how I wound up in this business, basically,” said Dennis Moran, the owner of Kathy’s Café, 1008 S. 17th Ave. in Maywood, during a rare break from manning his kitchen last Sunday.

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Maywood Board Meeting Scheduled for Tonight, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 7 PM

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

A regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees is scheduled to take place tonight, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m., at Village Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Among items up for consideration include (to access the full agenda packet, click here):

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You’re Invited to a Village Free Press Fundraiser on Wednesday, Oct. 18

Monday, October 16, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Our readers are invited to a networking reception that will double as a fundraiser for Village Free Press on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 6 p.m., at Riveredge Hospital, 8311 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Forest Park.

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Theft of Trees, Flowers, Plants Reported at Maywood Park District

Monday, October 16, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A hole where a tree once was outside of the Maywood Park District’s headquarters. | Courtesy Dawn Williams-Rone

A string of thefts have been reported by Maywood Park District officials. According to district officials, a large tree that was planted several weeks ago went missing last week. Dawn Williams-Rone, the park district commission president, said she noticed the missing tree on the morning of Oct. 12.

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Village People: Doc to Donald Trump — ‘Do Your Job’

Monday, October 16, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Doc Rivers | NBA.com

Maywood native, forever Pirate and current LA Clippers coach Doc Rivers isn’t shy about expressing his opinion, so it shouldn’t surprise many that he’d wade in on the protest demonstrations sweeping the nation, particularly in the wake of President Donald Trump’s comments criticizing NFL players.

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Proviso East Sends Tennis Player to State Tourney for First Time in Over 35 Years

Sunday, October 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Feature image: Janet Buenrostro, 14, the first Proviso East High School tennis player to qualify for the IHSA state tennis tournament in over 35 years. | Photo submitted

On Friday, Janet Buenrostro, 14, became the first Proviso East High School tennis player to qualify for the IHSA state tennis tournament in over 35 years as her coach, Peter Zak, and Mel Phillips, a volunteer coach with the team, barely contained themselves.

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Motorcyclist Killed in Bellwood Oct. 8 After Colliding With Pace Bus

Sunday, October 14, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

A Forest Park man was killed after colliding with a Pace bus last Sunday night at around 7:29 p.m., according to a Chicago Sun-Times report. The accident happened at Mannheim and Frontage.

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