Category: Community

Annual Village Wide Cleanup To Focus Efforts On Maywood’s Troubled Parks

Sunday, April 8, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A community member participating in Village Pride Village Wide last year. | Submitted 

As park-related complaints among residents in Maywood pile up, the village’s Environmental and Beautification Commission has at least a temporary solution — the annual Village Pride Village Wide cleanup event, set for April 21.

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Canoe And Kayaking Launch To Open In Maywood April 14

Sunday, April 8, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

Featured image: People boating on the Des Plaines River. | Courtesy Forest Preserves of Cook County 

Forest Preserves of Cook County officials will be on hand on Saturday, April 14 in Maywood to celebrate the grand opening of the county’s newest canoe and kayak launch along the Des Plaines River at Maywood Grove, 1 Ohio St. in Maywood.

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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held For Renovated Eisenhower Center Complex

Sunday, April 8, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Community leaders during the April 7 ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly renovated Eisenhower park. | Courtesy state Rep. Welch/Facebook 

On Saturday, April 7, local elected officials and other community members gathered at the Eisenhower Community Center, 700 Speechley Blvd. in Hillside, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the park’s newly renovated grounds.

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Pop-Up Produce Market To Return To Maywood March 24

Friday, March 16, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Loretta Kirksey, a Maywood resident, shops for fresh produce during a winter produce market in February. | File 

A pop up produce market that debuted in Maywood on Feb. 17 to rave reviews from residents will return to the village later this month.

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Out And About: Memorial For Bellwood Officer Pops Up, Tumblers Let Loose In Maywood, More

Monday, March 5, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A member of Atmosphere of Tumbling performs on Sunday in Maywood. | Shanel Romain 

Here are some of the peoples, places and things worth pointing out from happenings throughout Proviso Township recently:

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Proviso Clergy Invite Residents To Take Community Pride Survey

Sunday, March 4, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Bishop Reginald Saffo and members of his congregation near their Maywood church in 2015. | File 

Bishop Reginald Saffo, the chairman of the Proviso Township Ministerial Alliance Network (PTMAN), said in a recent interview that an online survey launched this year will enable the faith-based organization to “be more relevant to the community.”

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Out And About: Bellwood Celebrates Black History Month And MFA Gets Visitor

Monday, February 26, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Proviso West band performing during Bellwood’s Black History Month celebration on Feb. 25. | Courtesy J. Boston 

Here are some of the peoples, places and things worth pointing out from happenings throughout Proviso Township recently:

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