Report: White Flight Correlated to Job Loss in Black, Latino Suburbs
Community Development / Noted / Reading from Around the Web

Report: White Flight Correlated to Job Loss in Black, Latino Suburbs

Norman Rockwell | “New Kids in the Neighborhood,” 1967 Tuesday, April 25, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews A new study by the Metropolitan Planning Council’s research chief, Alden Loury, examines what happens to a town’s jobs climate when its white residents leave and, as is usually the case, black or brown residents … Continue reading

Maywood Students Represent Village in Washington D.C.
Community Notebook / Government / Noted

Maywood Students Represent Village in Washington D.C.

Maywood youth delegates with their parents and/or guardians, and Trustee Isiah Brandon, far left. | Below, they pose with other members of the Maywood Board of Trustees. || Michael Romain/VFP Monday, April 24, 2017 || By Community Editor|| @maywoodnews Earlier this month, five high school students selected to represent Maywood as youth delegates at the … Continue reading

County Commissioner Calls for Moratorium on Facebook Live
Noted / Technology

County Commissioner Calls for Moratorium on Facebook Live

Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin during a press conference outside of Facebook’s Chicago headquarters on Friday. | Michael Romain/VFP Sunday, April 23, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin (1st) — whose district includes all or parts of Bellwood, Broadview, Maywood and Melrose Park — staged a press conference Friday … Continue reading

After Closing for Facelift, Ferrara Candy Store Reopens
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After Closing for Facelift, Ferrara Candy Store Reopens

The new and improved interior of Ferrara Candy store in Forest Park. | William Camargo/Wednesday Journal  Wednesday, April 19, 2017 || By Tom Holmes for Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews Sylvia Avila, who has worked at the Ferrara Candy Company’s outlet store at 7301 Harrison St. for 35 years, and Carmen Montano, who has been … Continue reading

Chicago Magazine Names Melrose Park Best Area for First-Time Homeowners
Housing / Noted / Reading from Around the Web

Chicago Magazine Names Melrose Park Best Area for First-Time Homeowners

Monday, April 10, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews Chicago Magazine recently named Melrose Park among the best places in the Chicago area for first-time home buyers. The feature spread, titled “Where to Buy Now,” will appear in the April issue. The village was listed along with Niles and Des Plaines. “In this … Continue reading

Maywood Pet Owner in Mourning After Dog Drowns During Swim Lesson at Canine Aquatic Center in Chicago
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Maywood Pet Owner in Mourning After Dog Drowns During Swim Lesson at Canine Aquatic Center in Chicago

Diego, a 3-year-old Doberman, died during a swimming lesson at Doggy Paddle, a canine aquatic center in Chicago on March 31. | Photo submitted Saturday, April 8, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews Maywood pet owner Paula Cano is grieving her 3-year-old Doberman, Diego, who died on March 31 after drowning during a swimming lesson … Continue reading