Thursday, March 15, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Loyola players celebrating after their close win against Miami on March 15 in the NCAA Tournament. | Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
After coming into the NCAA Tournament on a high from even making it in the first place, Loyola University Chicago clawed out a 64-62 nail-biter over Miami in the Ramblers’ first March Madness game in 33 years — and two sports specialists, based at Loyola Medicine in Maywood, were court-side for the action.
Continue reading “Doctors Based At Loyola In Maywood Were Court-Side For Big NCAA Upset”
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
This month, students with Stairway of the Stars and Maywood Fine Arts will perform one of the world’s great classical ballets, “Swan Lake,” as part of MFA’s Classical Ballet for New Audiences program.
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Wednesday, March 7, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Jevon Carter #2 plays offense against the Kansas Jayhawks in a 2015 home game in West Virginia. | Justin K. Aller/Getty Images North America
The NCAA’s March Madness tournament takes off next week, with Selection Sunday scheduled for March 11, and Proviso East graduate and Maywood native Jevon Carter has a first-class ticket.
Continue reading “Proviso East Grad Up For 3 Top NCAA Hoops Awards, Voting Still Open”
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Steven Hoover, a tonal finisher and reed specialist with Berghaus Pipe Organ Builders, tests pipes inside of the company’s sprawling Bellwood plant. | William Camargo
The dying, duct taped, more than century-old organ at St. Paul’s Memorial United Methodist Church in South Bend, Ind., was on life support, so the church’s leaders called on Berghaus Pipe Organ Builders.
Continue reading “A Bellwood Company’s Unique Niche — Harvesting And Healing Pipe Organs”
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Chris and Rachel Sullivan emcee Housing Forward’s “Have a Heart Gala” gala on Feb. 24 in Chicago’s Aon Building. | Photo submitted
The nonprofit Housing Forward, which tackles homelessness in Oak Park and other west suburbs, has allies (and some fun) in pretty high places.
Continue reading “‘This Is Us’ Star Is A Serious Fan Of Maywood Nonprofit”
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 || By John Rice/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Doug Deuchler. | Wednesday Journal file
(Editor’s note: This is part one of a two-part column)
I’m proud that the Forest Park Review has been in print for 100 years but there’s an era in the paper’s history that doesn’t make me proud.
Continue reading “Eyewitness To 1960s Racial Fissure At Proviso East”
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Quilts hanging on display inside of the Maywood Public Library. | VFP
If you haven’t gotten over to the Maywood Public Library, 121 S. 5th Ave., in Maywood, you should do so now.
As soon as you enter the library’s chasm-like entryway, you’re struck by a colorful array of quilts suspended overhead, as if floating in a parade.
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