Former Melrose Park Cop Caught Stealing Drugs Gets 11 Years
Crime / Policing / Reading from Around the Web

Former Melrose Park Cop Caught Stealing Drugs Gets 11 Years

Thursday, July 27, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews Greg Salvi, 44, the former Melrose Park police detective who pleaded guilty in April to multiple felony counts associated with selling stolen drugs was sentenced on July 26 to 11 years in prison, according to the Chicago Tribune. Salvi pleaded guilty earlier this year … Continue reading

MB Financial Replaces Seaway Bank As Maywood’s Largest Account Holder
Fiscally Speaking / Government

MB Financial Replaces Seaway Bank As Maywood’s Largest Account Holder

Thursday, July 27, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews MB Financial has replaced the defunct Seaway Bank & Trust as Maywood’s largest account holder. During a regular meeting on July 18, the Maywood Board of Trustees voted on a resolution designating MB Financial a public depository for the village. Less than two years ago, … Continue reading

Quinn Center Marks Camp’s End With Celebration | National Night Out is Aug. 1
Community Notebook / Events / Noted

Quinn Center Marks Camp’s End With Celebration | National Night Out is Aug. 1

Young participants of the Quinn Community Center’s summer enrichment camp during a July 21 end-of-camp assembly. Below, students show off their newly learned musical chops. || Michael Romain/VFP Wednesday, July 26, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews Over 100 community members packed the gymnasium of the Quinn Community Center, 1845 S. 9th Ave. in … Continue reading

Maywood Seeking Grant Administrator, Apply By Aug. 4
Government / Jobs / Notification

Maywood Seeking Grant Administrator, Apply By Aug. 4

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews The village of Maywood is looking to secure a grant administrator “to assist the Village [sic] in researching and identifying potential grants and providing general grant writing services associated with the completion and submission of grant applications, program administration and delivery,” according to a request … Continue reading

Op-Ed: How to Balance Cook County’s Budget Without Dangerous Layoffs or Soda Tax
Government / Op-Ed

Op-Ed: How to Balance Cook County’s Budget Without Dangerous Layoffs or Soda Tax

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 || By Richard Boykin || OPINION || @maywoodnews Cook County government headed into Fiscal Year 2017 expecting to balance its budget in part with $68 million in revenue generated by the sweetened beverage tax that narrowly passed the Cook County Board last fall. This $68 million can no longer be counted … Continue reading