Check Out This Cool History of Melrose Park’s Kiddieland
Arts & Culture / History / Township News

Check Out This Cool History of Melrose Park’s Kiddieland

Kiddieland’s Little Dipper. | The Digital Research Library of Illinois History Journal Monday, January 30, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews The Digital Research Library of Illinois History Journal recently posted a rather exhaustive history of that late, great icon of all things suburban nostalgia — Kiddieland in Melrose Park. The park was the Depression-era creation … Continue reading

50 Years After the ’67 Blizzard Postponed Their Wedding, They’re Still Having Fun
Arts & Culture / Economic Development / History

50 Years After the ’67 Blizzard Postponed Their Wedding, They’re Still Having Fun

CAN I (STILL) HAVE THIS DANCE?: Lois and Ernie Baumann have some fun inside of the new Stairway of the Stars dance studio in Maywood. Below, the couple’s wedding photos from 50 years ago. The wedding was postponed because of the Blizzard of 1967, the worst snowstorm ever recorded in Chicago. || Top, William Camargo/Wednesday Journal | … Continue reading

Breaking: Seaway Bank Shut Down, Maywood Could Take Its Deposits Elsewhere, Says Village Manager
Breaking News / Business / Fiscally Speaking / Maywood Politics

Breaking: Seaway Bank Shut Down, Maywood Could Take Its Deposits Elsewhere, Says Village Manager

Seaway Bank & Trust’s Maywood Branch. | File Friday, January 27, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 1/28/17 Seaway Bank & Trust, the state’s largest black-owned minority bank and the sixth largest in the country, was shut down today by state bank regulators, according to multiple reports. According to a Crain’s report published today, … Continue reading

Maywood, Bellwood, Broadview Property Owners Voted in Favor of Expressway Noise Walls
Infrastructure

Maywood, Bellwood, Broadview Property Owners Voted in Favor of Expressway Noise Walls

An illustration of a proposed noise wall barrier at Bataan Dr. and 18th Ave. in Maywood. Click the image above to see more visualizations of proposed noise barriers. | Illinois Department of Transportation  Friday, January 27, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Last year, the Illinois Department of Transportation surveyed community members who own … Continue reading