From Maywood To The Ivy League: The Stratospheric Ambitions of Marquan Jones
Community Notebook / Education / Sports

From Maywood To The Ivy League: The Stratospheric Ambitions of Marquan Jones

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 || By Nicholas Samuel || Updated: 6:08 PM Marquan Jones, a senior at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, cried as he was recognized in front of thousands at a local basketball game Monday night for being accepted into Cornell University, an American private Ivy League school in Ithaca, New York. The … Continue reading

Twenty Proviso East Students Named To ‘Straight A Club’
Education

Twenty Proviso East Students Named To ‘Straight A Club’

Proviso East Principal Dr. Patrick Hardy congratulates a member of the Straight A Club. Left, more members of the club pose for a photo. | Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Wednesday, December 30, 2015 || Originally Published: Proviso Township High School District 209 || 12/11/15 Twenty Proviso East High School students were named to … Continue reading

PMSA Ranked Among Top 25 IL High Schools In Recent Ranking
Education

PMSA Ranked Among Top 25 IL High Schools In Recent Ranking

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 || By Michael Romain  SchoolDigger, which assesses the academic performance of elementary, middle and high schools in the state, has ranked Proviso Math and Science Academy (PMSA) among the top 25 high schools in the state. The rankings were heavily based on the schools’ performances on the new Partnership for Assessment … Continue reading

Man Charged With DUI After Hillside Crash
Crime / Emergencies / Maywood Politics / Township News

Man Charged With DUI After Hillside Crash

Marcell Johnson | Cook County Wednesday, December 30, 2015 || Originally Published:  ABC 7 || 12/27/15 || By Sun Times Media Wire  HILLSIDE, Ill. — A driver man was intoxicated when he caused a crash that injured five people – one of them critically – on Christmas night in west suburban Hillside, police allege. Dolton resident Marcell … Continue reading

Homicides In Maywood Double The Rate Of Previous Years, While Property Crimes Are Down
Crime

Homicides In Maywood Double The Rate Of Previous Years, While Property Crimes Are Down

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 || By Nicholas Samuel || Updated: 12/30/15 As of November of this year, the Maywood Police Department reported 13 homicides for 2015, compared to seven homicides each year for 2014, 2013 and 2012, according to information released by the department. Maywood Police Chief Valdimir Talley Jr. said the marked increase in … Continue reading