Maywood Police Arrest Nine in Connection to Cell Phone App Robberies
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Maywood Police Arrest Nine in Connection to Cell Phone App Robberies

Sunday, June 25, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Nine people were recently arrested in connection to a string of robberies in Maywood, according to a statement released by police. On June 22, the statement reads, the Maywood Investigations Unit and the Maywood Intelligence Unit apprehended nine people, including four adults and five juveniles, … Continue reading

D89 Hires New Principal at Roosevelt Elementary in Broadview
Breaking News / Education

D89 Hires New Principal at Roosevelt Elementary in Broadview

Roosevelt Elementary School in Broadview. | Google Earth || Below, Kimberly Wright, the school’s new principal. | Submitted photo  Wednesday, June 14, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews During a June 8 regular meeting, the Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview District 89 school board voted to approve the hiring of Kimberly Wright as the new principal at … Continue reading

Proviso West Gets New ‘Turnaround Principal’
Breaking News / Education

Proviso West Gets New ‘Turnaround Principal’

Nia Abdullah, who was recently hired to replace Oscar Hawthorne as principal of Proviso West High School. | Bowen HS Alumni Association  Wednesday, June 14, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 7/15/17 During a June 13 regular meeting, the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board unanimously approved the hiring of Nia Abdullah … Continue reading

D88 Board Fires HR Director Who Worked Two Jobs, Approves Contract for Interim Supt.
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D88 Board Fires HR Director Who Worked Two Jobs, Approves Contract for Interim Supt.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Last month, the newly configured Bellwood District 88 school board voted 6 to 1 to place Supt. Rosemary Hendricks on paid administrative leave “pending investigation.” Former board president Marilyn Thurmond was the only dissenting vote. This month, the district’s human resources director, Dr. Kisha McCaskill, … Continue reading

Man Sues Maywood, Alleges He Was Arrested, Cited for Taking Photos of Police Station
Breaking News / Government / Policing

Man Sues Maywood, Alleges He Was Arrested, Cited for Taking Photos of Police Station

Friday, June 2, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews One man has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the village of Maywood in relation to an incident that happened last summer. The village’s administrative hearing department, enforcement department, community development department, the Maywood police chief and two police officers (a commander and a … Continue reading

Maywood Police Arrest Two, Recover Six Semiautomatic Guns in Multiple Raids
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Maywood Police Arrest Two, Recover Six Semiautomatic Guns in Multiple Raids

Thursday, June 1, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Maywood police carried out two raids on May 30 that resulted in the seizure of numerous semiautomatic guns and narcotics, and two arrests, according to a statement released by the department earlier this week. On Tuesday, at around 5:20 a.m., the Maywood Police Tactical Unit, … Continue reading