Fox 32: Melrose Park Mayor Accused of Conflict of Interest
Government / Reading from Around the Web / Township News

Fox 32: Melrose Park Mayor Accused of Conflict of Interest

Thursday, April 30, 2015 || Originally Published: Fox 32 || 4/29/15 || By Dane Placko CHICAGO (FOX 32 News & Better Government Assoc.) – Plenty of politicians make an extra buck on the side. Some even make more money in private business than from the public payroll. But what happens when a mayor gets paid thousands … Continue reading

Proviso Partners for Health Awarded Grant by Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Community Development / Health / Press Release / Reading from Around the Web

Proviso Partners for Health Awarded Grant by Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Thursday, April 30, 2015 || Originally Published: Loyola Newswire || 4/24/15 MAYWOOD, IL – The Proviso Partners for Health was awarded a grant from the Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI) to support their efforts to improve community health. Proviso Partners for Health (PP4H) is comprised of Loyola University Health System, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School … Continue reading

BREAKING: Man Shot 12 Times Last Night, April 29, on 400 Block of South 13th Avenue
Breaking News / Crime / Policing

BREAKING: Man Shot 12 Times Last Night, April 29, on 400 Block of South 13th Avenue

Thursday, April 30, 2015 || By Michael Romain  A man sustained multiple gunshot injuries after a shooting that happened last night, Wed., April 29, on the 400 block of South 13th Avenue, according to Maywood police. After receiving an emergency call at around 11:16 PM that shots were fired, first responders discovered Antoine Cotton, 27, … Continue reading

BGA:  ‘Maywood Machine’ Shifts Back Into Gear
Government / Maywood Politics / Reading from Around the Web

BGA: ‘Maywood Machine’ Shifts Back Into Gear

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 || Originally Published: Better Government Association || By Robert Herguth Two years after Maywood voters ousted Henderson Yarbrough (pictured) as mayor of the long-troubled western suburb, he’s back on the village board, winning a trustee seat in the April 7 election. Whether this is a positive development depends on who’s talking. … Continue reading

Special & LLOC Meetings Scheduled Tonight, Wed., April 29, 7 PM (Agendas Inside)
Board Meetings / Government / Notification

Special & LLOC Meetings Scheduled Tonight, Wed., April 29, 7 PM (Agendas Inside)

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR  A special meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees is scheduled to take place tonight, Wed., April 29, 2015, at 7:30 PM, after a regularly scheduled Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting at 7 PM. Both will be held at 125 S. 5th Avenue, Maywood. Among items … Continue reading

First U.S. Tank Commander to Engage Enemy Forces in World War II, Maywood Native, Dies
Community Notebook / Death Notices / History / Obituaries

First U.S. Tank Commander to Engage Enemy Forces in World War II, Maywood Native, Dies

Ben Morin, left, the first U.S. tank commander to engage enemy forces in World War II and the last surviving officer of the National Guard’s famed 192nd Tank Battalion, has died at a retirement home for Catholic priests in Michigan. Caption and photo by Illinois National Guard. Wednesday, April 29, 2015 || Originally Published: Illinois National … Continue reading