Maywood Organization to Give Away a Free Car, Bike for Holidays

Thursday, November 16, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

The West Suburban Community Development Corporation is giving away a free car and a bike to community members with the most compelling reasons for why they need the items.

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Maywood Says Suspensions, Fines Not Enough for Loosie Sellers

Thursday, November 16, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 11/17/17

Featured image: Falcon Fuel in Maywood, which has been caught selling illegal cigarettes and possessing drug paraphernalia. | Google Earth 

Some customers who may be looking to buy tobacco from Sam’s Quick Stop, 1919 St. Charles Rd. in Maywood, may be disappointed for a while.

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Maywood Park District Hires New Lawyer Over Objections of Some Residents

Thursday, November 16, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

In 2015, when the Maywood Park District’s 5-person Board of Commissioners voted to replace the district’s attorney, Dalal M. Jarad, with Steven A. Hinton, commissioners Terrance Jones and Dawn Williams-Rone were in the minority.

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Boykin Faces Two Challengers for Commissioner’s Seat

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Brandon Johnson, left, who along with Bertha Pernell (not pictured), plan to challenge Commissioner Richard Boykin, right, in the Democratic Primary race. 

Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin (1st), whose district encompasses all or parts of Bellwood, Broadview and Maywood, is up against two declared challengers in the Democratic Primary race for his seat on the Board of Commissioners.

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Proviso East Varsity Football Coach Let Go

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Former Proviso East varsity football coach DeWan White. | DeWan White/Facebook

Proviso East High School administrators recently decided not to renew the contract of head varsity football coach DeWan White, according to Proviso Township High Schools District 209 officials.

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Letters: The Proviso Township Bills Aren’t the Enemy | Congress, Keep this Credit!

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 || LETTERS || @maywoodnews 

I want to briefly respond to the article, “After a Missed Season, the Maywood BUCS Are Fighting for Their Lives,” published on Nov. 5.

I’m the president of the Proviso Township Bills, the new youth football program that was referenced in the article that featured the Maywood BUCS and its founder, Edward “Speed” Alexander.

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