Neighboring Libraries Welcome Maywood Patrons, E.D. Huntington Hopeful for Spring Re-Opening
Reading from Around the Web / The Library

Neighboring Libraries Welcome Maywood Patrons, E.D. Huntington Hopeful for Spring Re-Opening

By Jean Lotus, Forest Park Review Editor The Maywood Public Library closed its doors Saturday due to a lack of operating funds, said Stan Huntington, the library’s director. But Huntington said the closure is temporary, and he believes the long-term prognosis for the library is good. Meanwhile, neighboring libraries, such as those in Broadview and … Continue reading

How Maywood Schools Fared in 2013 Sun-Times Rankings/ISBE Report Card
Education

How Maywood Schools Fared in 2013 Sun-Times Rankings/ISBE Report Card

By Michael Romain THURSDAY–The Chicago Sun-Times released its annual “School Report Card” today. Each year, the Sun-Times’ ranks elementary schools and high schools in the state of Illinois based on the Illinois State  Board of Education’s (ISBE) annual “School Report Card.” This year, Walter Payton College Prep took the number one spot in the rankings … Continue reading

Walther Christian Academy Raises Record Amount to Fight Hunger Via Proviso Area CROP Walk
Community Notebook / Noted

Walther Christian Academy Raises Record Amount to Fight Hunger Via Proviso Area CROP Walk

Story obtained from walther.com: After raising over $4000 in 2012, students at Walther Christian Academy took on an even more ambitious goal of $5000 for this year’s September 29th event.  The motivation for the increase was the desire to provide five fresh water wells for five villages overseas.  These wells will decrease the need for … Continue reading

Education

From the Review: D209 Resolves Cash Dispute With Township Treasurer

By Jean Lotus, Forest Park Review Editor Todd Drafall, the new finance director of Proviso Township High School District 209, had good news for the school board at its October meeting: the Township Treasurer’s Office, a separate government unit which oversees finances for multiple school districts, had finally agreed there was $1.18 million in the … Continue reading

Cook County Sheriff’s Office Claims Trustee Audrey Jaycox Misused Public Funds (Tribune Report)
Government / Maywood Politics

Cook County Sheriff’s Office Claims Trustee Audrey Jaycox Misused Public Funds (Tribune Report)

October 30, 2013 || Matthew Walberg, Chicago Tribune The Cook County sheriff’s office criticized a Maywood trustee for spending thousands of dollars in public money for more than 20 business trips over four years and for donating public funds to a political fundraiser. The sheriff’s department alleged in a report that Audrey Jaycox violated a … Continue reading