Proviso’s Class of 2017 Graduates, Earns Over $30M in Scholarship Money
Community Notebook / Education

Proviso’s Class of 2017 Graduates, Earns Over $30M in Scholarship Money

The D209 Class of 2017 revel in their achievements — not just graduation but the over $30 million in scholarship money and acceptance letters from over 100 different universities. Below, D209 Supt. Dr. Jesse Rodriguez addresses the graduates. | Courtesy District 209  Saturday, May 27, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews On May 20, the Proviso … Continue reading

Currie Motors Could Be Headed Back to Roosevelt in Nearby Forest Park
Business

Currie Motors Could Be Headed Back to Roosevelt in Nearby Forest Park

Friday, May 26, 2017 || By Robert J. Lifka for Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews After a seven-year absence, Currie Chevrolet might return to the corner of Roosevelt Road and Desplaines Avenue. At Monday’s village council meeting, Mayor Anthony Calderone announced that Currie officials have requested financial incentives from the village if they move the … Continue reading

Maywood Fine Arts Is Finalist for $100K Grant
Arts / Community Development

Maywood Fine Arts Is Finalist for $100K Grant

Maywood Fine Arts dancers during a rehearsal earlier this year. | File Friday, May 26, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews Eleven nonprofits in the Chicago area are finalists to receive six $100,000 grants from the Impact 100 Chicago, a women’s philanthropic organization, according to a statement released by the nonprofit on May 22. … Continue reading

Education Brief: Local Teachers Work at McDonald’s for a Good Cause | Boykin Drops Off Resolution for PMSA
Community Notebook / Education / Noted

Education Brief: Local Teachers Work at McDonald’s for a Good Cause | Boykin Drops Off Resolution for PMSA

Washington Dual Language Academy staff with Ronald McDonald at the McTeacher’s Night held at the Maywood McDonald‘s at 1st Ave. and Lake St. on May 23. Below, Ronald with Washington Dual Language Academy Principal Lourdes Perez and Kindergarten teacher Vanessa Afre. | Photos provided Thursday, May 25, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews Teachers at Washington Dual Language … Continue reading