‘There’s an Energy at Work at Proviso East and D209,’ Notes Forest Park Review Editorial
Education / Op-Ed

‘There’s an Energy at Work at Proviso East and D209,’ Notes Forest Park Review Editorial

Proviso East Principal Patrick Hardy walks the cafeteria at Proviso East High School in 2016. | Forest Park Review File Wednesday, January 25, 2017 || By Forest Park Review Editorial Board || Originally Published: Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews Last Thursday, the editorial staff of the Review took a field trip to Proviso East and to … Continue reading

OP-ED: WHERE ARE ALL THE KIDS?
Community Notebook / Op-Ed / Sports

OP-ED: WHERE ARE ALL THE KIDS?

A basketball rim at Maywood’s Tenth Park. | Twitter/Lyneice || Chart below by sportbusinessdaily.com.  Saturday, September 24, 2016 || By Tre Brown || OPINION || @maywoodnews The Proviso area has a long and rich history of gifted athletes. The legendary basketball courts at Tenth Park in Maywood and Memorial Park in Bellwood have cultivated many of these … Continue reading

The County’s Honoring of Eugene Moore Full of Irony and Pathos
Government / Noted / Op-Ed / Politics

The County’s Honoring of Eugene Moore Full of Irony and Pathos

A screenshot of Cook County Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarbrough’s appearance on Chicago Tonight earlier this month. The Recorder of Deeds office, for decades occupied by either Yarbrough or the late Eugene Moore, pictured below, could consolidate with the county clerk’s office by 2020 if voters vote in favor of the measure on Nov. 8.  … Continue reading

A Maywoodian Inside the Ivy League: To Foreign Blacks I Was ‘Just Black’
Arts & Culture / Education / Op-Ed

A Maywoodian Inside the Ivy League: To Foreign Blacks I Was ‘Just Black’

“Black Painting,” by Kerry James Marshall. The work, completed in 2003 and made of black acrylic paint on black fiberglass, depicts the ominous moments before the assassination of Maywood-born Black Panther leader Fred Hampton in his West Side apartment on Dec. 4, 1969. | Photo of art via Blanton Museum || Below: Marquan Jones by Marquan Jones  Wednesday, August 17, … Continue reading

Krispy Kreme is Coming Back to Town — Could Maywood, Melrose Park or Anywhere in Proviso Township Be in Play?
Business / Economic Development / Op-Ed / Reading from Around the Web

Krispy Kreme is Coming Back to Town — Could Maywood, Melrose Park or Anywhere in Proviso Township Be in Play?

Those famously glazed Krispy Kreme donuts | Photo: hellogiggles.com Tuesday, August 16, 2016 || By Michael Romain || OP-ED || @maywoodnews  Krispy Kreme, the popular donut brand with more than 1,000 stores scattered across the globe, is coming back to the Chicago area after having shuttered most of its stores here during the recession nearly a decade … Continue reading