Memorial Park District Seeking Commissioner Applications Until June 30
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Memorial Park District Seeking Commissioner Applications Until June 30

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews The Memorial Park District, which represents all of Bellwood and Stone Park, and parts of Berkley, Hillside, Northlake and Melrose Park, is seeking candidates interested in filling a vacancy on its 5-person board. Interested individuals can email letters of interests and/or resumes to mherrell@mempark.org or … Continue reading

Breaking: Possible Multiple Alarm Fire on 1000 Block of South 14th Ave. in Maywood
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Breaking: Possible Multiple Alarm Fire on 1000 Block of South 14th Ave. in Maywood

Sunday, May 28, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Photos provided  An apparent multiple-alarm fire reportedly broke out on Sunday afternoon on the 1000 block of South 14th Ave. in Maywood, according to witnesses. Witnesses said that they saw fire departments from Maywood, Bellwood, River Forest and Hillside on the scene. It isn’t known when, … Continue reading

Funeral Services Scheduled for Andrew Burnside, Son of Maywood Park District Board President
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Funeral Services Scheduled for Andrew Burnside, Son of Maywood Park District Board President

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  Funeral services for Andrew Burnside II, the 18-year-old son of Maywood Park District Board President Arnettra Burnside, have been set. The visitation and viewing will take place on Friday, Jan. 27, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Jos. R. Jones Funeral Homes, 5515 W. Chicago Ave. … Continue reading

Funeral Services Set for Joe Freelon, Maywood’s First Black Mayor
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Funeral Services Set for Joe Freelon, Maywood’s First Black Mayor

Sunday, November 20, 2016 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews Funeral arrangements have been made for Joseph W. Freelon, Maywood’s first African American mayor, who died Nov. 18 from natural causes. A public viewing will take place on Friday, Nov. 25, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Second Baptist Church in Maywood, 436 S. 13th … Continue reading