Category: Noted

Small Farmers Spend A Day In Proviso Township With Their Adopted State Rep

Thursday, September 13, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, and small farmers from Whiteside County, inside of a greenhouse in the Proviso Giving Garden in Maywood. | VFP 

Whiteside County, Ill. is where the easternmost portion of Iowa kisses the westernmost portion of the Land of Lincoln. Tampico, one of the county’s most recognizable municipalities, is where President Ronald Reagan was born. Morrison, Whiteside’s county seat, is closer to Iowa City than Chicago.

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PMSA Ranked Third-Best School In Suburbs By Chicago Magazine

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

Chicago Magazine ranked Proviso Math and Science Academy as the third best public high school in suburban Cook County in its “Best Public Schools” review of 2,000 elementary, middle and high schools in the city and suburbs. The high ranking is a slight decrease from Chicago’s most recent review in 2016, which then gave PMSA the top spot.

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Maywood Native, Former NBA Player Launches Tech Program At D89

Friday, August 24, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Steven hunter with young people during one of his life skills and basketball academy events. | statbasketball.net 

A Maywood native, Proviso East graduate and former NBA center is giving back to his hometown through a significant philanthropic effort.

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