Bits & Pieces: Check Out This Cool Promo Video About ReUse Depot in Maywood
Community Development / Noted

Bits & Pieces: Check Out This Cool Promo Video About ReUse Depot in Maywood

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Maywood videographer Mike Dawson recently created this neat promotional video about ReUse Depot, one of the largest reusable building material retailers in the Chicago metro area. The massive retailer is located at 50 W. Madison in Maywood — next door to Village Hall. The store occupies the … Continue reading

Memorial Park District Seeking Commissioner Applications Until June 30
Government / Notifications / Parks & Recreation

Memorial Park District Seeking Commissioner Applications Until June 30

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews The Memorial Park District, which represents all of Bellwood and Stone Park, and parts of Berkley, Hillside, Northlake and Melrose Park, is seeking candidates interested in filling a vacancy on its 5-person board. Interested individuals can email letters of interests and/or resumes to mherrell@mempark.org or … Continue reading

A Maywood School Lays Out the Red Carpet for Men, Fathers
Community Notebook / Education / Noted

A Maywood School Lays Out the Red Carpet for Men, Fathers

A father and son bond during a Men’s Day event at Garfield Elementary School in Maywood earlier this month. | Photos by Shanel Romain/VFP Wednesday, May 31, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  There’s something of a micro-revelation happening at Garfield Elementary School, 1514 S. 9th Ave., in Maywood, and it’s led by two … Continue reading

Construction Trades Training Center to Open in Bellwood this October
Business / Economic Development

Construction Trades Training Center to Open in Bellwood this October

The future site of a new training center for apprentices of the Cement Masons Local 502 and the Plasterers Local 5, which is scheduled to for completion in October. | Michael Romain/VFP  Tuesday, May 30, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews  A new training center for apprentices of the Cement Masons Local 502 and … Continue reading

Rev. Tyrone Crider, Maywood Native and ‘Pastor of Pastors,’ Dies at 58
Breaking News / Death Notices / Religion

Rev. Tyrone Crider, Maywood Native and ‘Pastor of Pastors,’ Dies at 58

Maywood native Rev. Tyrone Crider, who died Friday at 58. | Family photo Monday, May 29, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Rev. Tyrone Crider, a prominent South Side pastor and social justice activist who fought alongside some of Chicago’s most notable cultural icons — from Harold Washington to Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. — died … Continue reading

Breaking: Possible Multiple Alarm Fire on 1000 Block of South 14th Ave. in Maywood
Breaking News / Notifications

Breaking: Possible Multiple Alarm Fire on 1000 Block of South 14th Ave. in Maywood

Sunday, May 28, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Photos provided  An apparent multiple-alarm fire reportedly broke out on Sunday afternoon on the 1000 block of South 14th Ave. in Maywood, according to witnesses. Witnesses said that they saw fire departments from Maywood, Bellwood, River Forest and Hillside on the scene. It isn’t known when, … Continue reading