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That Time When Muhammad Ali Raced Horses At Maywood Park

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Ali racing at Maywood Park to benefit the country’s oldest black-owned hospital. | Chicago Tribune historical photo | Bottom: Ali speaks to ABC Channel 7 sportscaster Al Lerner. || harnessillinois.com

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The year was 1979.

On June 27 of that year, a 37-year-old Muhammad Ali had announced his retirement from boxing, the sport over which he’d lorded for two decades.

But during one evening that year at Maywood Park in Melrose Park, Ali was focused on conquering horse racing.

The champion boxer won a seven-furlough exhibition race, which was a fundraiser to benefit Provident Hospital in Chicago — the first hospital in America to be owned and operated by African Americans.

The hospital was established in 1891 by medical pioneer Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, an African American surgeon who performed one of the first open-heart surgeries in the United States.

The hospital closed in 1987 because of financial struggles, but reopened in 1998 as a Cook County Bureau of Health Services facility on the South Side.

Maywood Park, which recently closed due to bankruptcy, is scheduled to be torn down this summer, according to owners. And Ali, the physical man, is gone, having died yesterday, June 3, at the age of 74.

But it’s highly unlikely that either of them will be forgotten. VFP

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Briefly: Maywood Fire Fighters Pull Man From Crashed Semi; Lady Pirates In Sectional; I-290 Working Group Meeting; Honoring Jeremy Williams; More

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Two trucks that collided on I-290 on Feb. 23. One person was injured before being extracted from the vehicle by Maywood firefighters. | Maywood Fire Department

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR 

Two trucks collided on I-290 Tuesday, Feb. 23, at approximately 9:30 AM. The vehicles, a dump truck and a tractor trailer, were traveling westbound between 17th and 21st Avenues, according to Maywood Fire Department officials.

After Maywood Fire Fighters removed a man from one of the vehicles, he was rushed to nearby Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood. Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh said he was the only person injured and the two trucks were the only vehicles involved in the crash. Bronaugh said he didn’t know the extent of the driver’s injuries.

[SPORTS] Congratulations to 2016 Regional Champion Lady Pirates || Next game: Feb. 25, 7 PM @ Lyons

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With a 64-42 win over Hinsdale Central, the Proviso East High School Lady Pirates were crowned 2016 regional champions. For info on their next game see below:

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[INFRASTRUCTURE] Second Meeting of the Maywood Advisory Working Group || Feb. 25, 6 PM to 8 PM

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Online Housing Counseling Certification 

Homestead_ExemptionThe Oak Park Regional Housing Center has joined with eHome America to provide comprehensive online education for your clients. This online education qualifies clients for down payment assistance programs and other mortgage products requiring HUD-Certified counseling.

Along with online homebuyer education, your clients will have a housing counselor from our West Cook Homeownership Center to work with them 1-on-1 as well to further prepare them for homeownership.

eHome America is a non-profit partner that has provided more than 100,000 prospective homebuyers with high quality education.

Working with our West Cook Homeownership Center, eHome America online counseling is:

  • Convenient – Clients have 24/7 access to counseling. They can stop and continue at any point along the training.
  • Accessible – No travel is required, just an internet connection.
  • Bi-Lingual – Training is available in English or Spanish.
  • Trusted – Trainings use NeighborWorks America’s acclaimed “Realizing the American Dream” curriculum and endorsed by IHDA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Services.
  • Faster – The average home buyer needs 6.5 hours to complete the course. Over 95% ofthose who register complete the course in a timely manner.

The West Cook Homeownership Center’s model is unique among housing counseling organizations. We align all of the steps of home buying into a goal-oriented, customer-centric, seamless process. At each step, the potential homebuyer is educated and counseled to be a thoughtful, informed consumer, all with an eye toward financial security and a successful long-term outcome.

Our online clients are fully prepared for the next step in the home buying process – closing on a home with you!

For more info, click here.

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE I-290 NOISE WALL PROCESS

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In the fall of 2015, IDOT completed a traffic noise analysis for the project. The analysis concluded that certain areas along the expressway could benefit from a noise wall. IDOT hosted and participated in informational forums for property owners and occupants in October, November and December of 2015. View the presentation, exhibits, and noise wall simulation video presented at the forums. In November, IDOT initiated the noise wall voting process, which is anticipated to be completed by the end of February 2016. For more info, click here.

Black History Month Open Talent Showcase || Feb. 26, 7:30 PM || Broadview Park District

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Honoring Jeremy Williams || Feb. 27

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A #JWill Cancer Awareness/Fundraiser basketball game is planned in honor of late Proviso East Pirate Jeremy Williams, who died last month after a brave battle with cancer. It will be held Saturday, Feb. 27. Doors will open at 4:30 PM and the game will start at 5 PM.

Those who donate will receive tax acknowledgment letters. There will also be blue, red, black and white t-shirts available for purchase at $20 each.

A Day Of Remembrance For Gun Violence Victims || Feb. 27, 2 PM || Maywood Public Library

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We will be remembering the many men and women who have lost their lives from the hands of another. Gun violence is destroying many homes and leaving many of them empty. But the day will be about those that are still living, the parents, grandparents and sibling of murdered victims. We honor them and want them to know that they are not alone and that their sons and daughters lives mattered! Please join us Saturday, Feb. 27, from 2 PM to 5 PM, at Maywood Public Library, 121 S. 5th Ave., Maywood. (Phyllis Duncan, Founder, Mothers Against Murdered Sons, pictured above right).

Live Jazz In Maywood || Feb. 27, 6 PM || T&JJ’s

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7th District State Rep Candidates Forum || Feb. 29, 7 PM || Broadview Park District

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Briefly: Fred Hampton’s Life Going To The Silver Screen; Holiday Lights Contest; ‘Born To Die’ Cantata; More

 

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Thursday, December 10, 2015 || By Michael Romain 

The life of Maywood native Fred Hampton, the late chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party, will be depicted in a movie to be directed by “Training Day” director Antoine Fuqua, according to Hampton’s brother, Maywood Park District Commissioner Bill Hampton.

He said he hopes filming takes place in Maywood, as well as in places in Chicago. He said he’s also hopeful that the film can hire local actors.

“It will be based on Fred’s life all the way up to his death,” Hampton said, adding that the movie will be loosely based on the book “The Assassination of Fred Hampton: How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther,” by Hampton’s attorney Jeffrey Haas.

Hampton said he doesn’t know which actor will be tapped to play the role of his larger than life brother. He said production conversations will begin in January, although a precise timeline for the film’s completion isn’t known yet.

Hampton said sales of Haas’s book have spiked recently, particularly in light of the Black Lives Matter movement and the police-related protests that have been happening around the country.

Holiday Outdoor Lights and Display Contest

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Celebrate the holiday season with festive lights and/or a holiday display in your front yard, and you could win a holiday beautification award.

Nominations are now being accepted for the best holiday yard displays. Submissions are due by noon Monday, Dec. 21, at the village clerk’s office, or by email to envcomm@maywood-il.org.

The deadline for nominations is Sunday, Dec. 20. You can nominate your favorite Maywood holiday homes by filling out a form available online (click here) or at the village clerk’s office. Nominated addresses may also be submitted to envcomm@maywood-il.org

Candidate homes may have lights framing homes, rooftops and windows; Christmas trees; menorahs; reindeer; Santa; polar bears; candy canes; candles; window displays; nativity scenes; and more.

Front yards/home fronts only.

Winners will be announced at the first village board meeting of 2016. Click here for the exact date.

This project is organized by the Village of Maywood’s Environmental Beautification Commission.

Enjoy an uplifting spiritual holiday performance on Dec. 20, at 4 PM

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Celebrate Christmas with the Maywood Public Library 

The Maywood Public Library District to Hold 2nd Christmas Holiday Sing Along Event

Please mark your calendars for Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM.  The Maywood Public Library District is holding its second Christmas Holiday Sing Along, which is free to the public. There will be live music, food, giveaways and the jackpot drawing for the Split-The-Pot Raffle. Raffle tickets are currently available at the Maywood Library Lending Services Department.  Maywood Public Library District is located at 121 S. 5th Avenue, Maywood, IL, 60153. For more information, please contact Stephanie Samuel, at 708-343-1847 x 30.

Read with Troy

On Tuesday, Dec. 22, at 2:00 PM, Troy the Trojan of Triton College will visit the Youth Services Department of the Maywood Public Library District. Troy the Trojan will be there for a story time.

Christmas Unveiling of Maywood Holiday Windows

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You are cordially invited to the unveiling of the Village of Maywood’s Christmas Holiday Windows “Nutcracker” Art Exhibit.

Date: Wednesday Dec. 16, 2015 at 5:00 PM.

Where:  40 E. Madison at the Display cases, located by the bus stop.

Irving Middle School students and Fine Arts Teacher Kristie Keenon created the artwork.

If you have any questions please contact Dawn Rone at 708-450-6300, MondayFriday from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM, or by email: dnwbird@msn.com. VFP

Briefly: Maywood Overnight Parking Suspended For Thanksgiving; Free Soup, Shoes; Trinity Funding; More

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GIVING: Volunteers serve food to the homeless, and to deserving residents, at an event hosted by Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins and Nu World Ryders last Saturday, Nov. 21 in Maywood. | Photo by Maywood Police Chief Valdimir Talley

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR 

Maywood overnight parking suspended for Thanksgiving holiday

The Maywood Police Department will not be issuing citations for overnight parking between Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, 2015, and Nov. 27, 2015. Enforcement will resume the morning of Saturday, Nov. 28.

Trinity Health to invest in partnerships that address root causes of poor health

Trinity Health today announced programs that will result in the investment of about $80 million in grants, loans, community match dollars and services for a number of communities over the next five years as collaborating partners work together to improve community health and well-being.

The initiative, called Transforming Communities Initiative (TCI), is being offered through Trinity Health hospitals, such as Loyola University Health System (LUHS), to community coalitions focused on addressing “the reduction of obesity, tobacco cessation and the improvement of environmental determinants (i.e., housing, food access, early childhood development, education) that impact current and future health outcomes.”

If you think your organization qualifies, or to receive more information on this, click here.

Free soup for those in need

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On Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, from 11 AM to 3 PM, inside the Maywood Multipurpose Building, 200 S. 5th Ave., Maywood, Trustee Isiah Brandon and the Missions & Outreach Ministries of Progressive Life Giving Word Cathedral will be hosting a soup give-away.

Health, fitness and nutrition program for Maywood residents to run from Jan. 4, 2016 to March, 4, 2016

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Vision of Restoration conducting a shoe donation drive through Dec. 15

Vision of Restoration is conducting a shoe donation drive from October, 22, 2015 through December 15, 2015 to raise funds for their supportive services, which serves at risk youth, ex-offenders re-entry programs, veterans and those facing homelessness.

Vision of Restoration will earn funds based on the number of pairs collected, as all donated shoes will be re-purposed into a usable material good (such as tires). Those dollars will benefit our supportive service programs; youth employment, emergency housing, veteran supportive services, and re-entry.

In addition, the company that receives the shoes also supports micro-enterprises in developing nations. Not to mention that by re-purposing shoes we are reducing what goes into landfills

Anyone can help by donating gently worn, used or new shoes to Vision of Restoration located at 1221 Madison Ave, Maywood.

Maywood Public Library Events

Remaining events for November

Real Estate Education Presentation

On Monday, November 30, at 5:15 pm in room 201, Housing Helpers will offer a workshop for first time homebuyers.

December

Loyola Health Screenings

Loyola medical students will visit the Maywood Public Library District to perform health screenings for the community between 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm on Wednesday, December 2nd. This will include blood pressure checks, nutrition counseling, advice on how to quit or cut down on smoking, and chronic diseases. This event is free to the public.

Flight Academy

The Maywood Public Library District and Windy City Squadron will be hosting a “Kids Flight Academy” event on Saturday, December 5th, 2015, from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm, which will be free to the public.  Participants will learn to play the Star Wars X-Wing® miniatures game by FFG.  Star Wars X-Wing® is a fun and fast paced game for ages 11+. Parents are encouraged to join in the fun.  Game pieces will be provided by Windy City Squadron Events for participants.  Players can win a host of prizes by completing challenges and a host of fun game activities. Registration for the event is encouraged.

The Maywood Public Library District to Hold 2nd Christmas Holiday Sing Along Event

Please mark your calendars for Saturday, December 12th, 2015, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.  The Maywood Public Library District is holding its second Christmas Holiday Sing Along, which is free to the public. There will be live music, food, giveaways and the jackpot drawing for the Split-The-Pot Raffle. Raffle tickets are currently available at the Maywood Library Lending Services Department.  MaywoodPublic Library District is located at 121 S. 5th Avenue, Maywood, IL, 60153. For more information, please contact Stephanie Samuel, at 708-343-1847 x 30.

Quilting: Step-By-Step Instruction

Making a sampler quilt is a great way to learn or practice different piercing and quilting skills.  If you are interested in learning how to construct quilts, please leave your information for Mildred A. Green at the Library by calling 708-343-1847, and ask for Information Services. The Quilting class meets at the Maywood Public LibraryDistrict on every Tuesday from 12:00 noon until 2:30 pm in rooms 201 and 202.

Instructions in Sewing
People who are interested in learning some of the basic skills involved in constructing clothing will want to take this free class in rooms 201 and 202 of the Maywood PublicLibrary District on Thursdays from 12:00 noon until 2:30 pm.  Space is limited. In order to begin taking classes, please leave your information for Mildred A. Green at 708-343-1847.

Rebirth of Live Jazz in Maywood, Dec. 5

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T&JJ’s, home of the “Rebirth of Live Jazz in Maywood,” proudly presents living legend Robert Irving III as our next attraction. Known as “Babee,” he is the former musical director, producer and keyboardist for the immortal Miles Davis.

He is the founder and leader of the Chicago-based African Arts Emsemble and has performed on 22 CD’s by various artists.  He has produced three Grammy Award -nominated albums, four film/television scores and presently leads his own group School of Cool.  T&JJ’s is honored to bring him to the Chicagoland musical scene. VFP

 

Briefly: Affordable Veterans Housing Coming to Melrose Park; State Rep Looking To Keep Maywood Park Open; Maywood Library Events

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The site of a future 39-unit veteran’s housing complex at 101 N. 14th Avenue in Melrose Park. The groundbreaking for the complex, which is scheduled to open in August 2016, was today, Nov. 11. | Google Maps.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR

New homes to benefit homeless veterans based on need

MACK COMMUNICATIONS PRESS RELEASE || MELROSE PARK, Ill. – Elected officials, community leaders and social service representatives today, Wednesday, Nov. 11, were on hand for a groundbreaking ceremony for a new 39 unit veteran’s housing complex in Melrose Park, to be located at 101 North 14th Avenue. The event coincided on Veteran’s Day.

“We are delighted that the Safe Haven Foundation and the West Suburban Housing Development are able to build these new homes which will benefit homeless veterans and those in transition after having done so much to serve our country,” said Melrose Park Mayor Ron Serpico.

For more than 20 years, A Safe Haven has offered veteran housing based on individual need, assessment and eligibility, including transitional housing, per diem housing and permanent affordable housing throughout the Chicago area. All housing is in neighborhood settings.

“This is an important addition to the services provided in our area,” said Serpico. “Those in sudden or chronic social and financial crisis are able to get help, address the root causes of the problems and go on to live independent self-sufficient lives with pride and purpose.”

Financial partners for the project include the Cook County Department of Economic Development, Department of Planning and Development, Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, Illinois Housing Development Authority, MB Financial Bank, Nation Equity Fund, LISC Grants and Contracts Management.

Construction is expected to begin later this month. The project is scheduled to be completed August 1, 2016.

Rep. Jones Launches Effort To Keep Balmoral, Maywood Parks Open

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Chicago Tribune || 11/10/15 || By Phil Kadner

State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, is sponsoring legislation in the Illinois House to prevent the closing of Balmoral Park and Maywood Park racetracks at the end of the year.

Jones, whose district includes Crete, where Balmoral Park is located, admitted to me that his effort is a long shot, “but the only we hope we have right now of keeping Balmoral Park open next year so that it might attract a buyer.”

The lawmaker questioned the Illinois Racing Board’s decision to take harness racing dates away from Balmoral and Maywood, which had historically held them, and give them to Hawthorne Race Course.

“There was no public discussion about this, no consultation with state legislators, and we don’t know exactly what information the racing board was acting on when it made its decision,” Jones said, adding that he wants to hold a public hearing in Chicago to find out how the board reached its decision.

Jones’ bill, H.B. 2663, would amend the Illinois Racing Act of 1975 and allocate a minimum of 30 days of racing in the next year to any race track that was in good standing during the current year, meaning Balmoral and Maywood.

To read more, click here.

Maywood Library Events || Remaining in November || Upcoming in December 

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Here are some of the events occurring at the Maywood Public Library District during the month of December.

December

Loyola Health Screenings

Loyola medical students will visit the Maywood Public Library District to perform health screenings for the community between 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm on Wednesday, December 2nd. This will include blood pressure checks, nutrition counseling, advice on how to quit or cut down on smoking, and chronic diseases. This event is free to the public.

Flight Academy

The Maywood Public Library District and Windy City Squadron will be hosting a “Kids Flight Academy” event on Saturday, December 5th, 2015, from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm, which will be free to the public.  Participants will learn to play the Star Wars X-Wing® miniatures game by FFG.  Star Wars X-Wing® is a fun and fast paced game for ages 11+. Parents are encouraged to join in the fun.  Game pieces will be provided by Windy City Squadron Events for participants.  Players can win a host of prizes by completing challenges and a host of fun game activities. Registration for the event is encouraged.

The Maywood Public Library District to Hold 2nd Christmas Holiday Sing Along Event

Please mark your calendars for Saturday, December 12th, 2015, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.  The Maywood Public Library District is holding its second Christmas Holiday Sing Along, which is free to the public. There will be live music, food, giveaways and the jackpot drawing for the Split-The-Pot Raffle. Raffle tickets are currently available at the Maywood Library Lending Services Department.  Maywood Public Library District is located at 121 S. 5th Avenue, Maywood, IL, 60153. For more information, please contact Stephanie Samuel, at 708-343-1847 x 30.

Quilting: Step-By-Step Instruction

Making a sampler quilt is a great way to learn or practice different piercing and quilting skills.  If you are interested in learning how to construct quilts, please leave your information for Mildred A. Green at the Library by calling 708-343-1847, and ask for Information Services. The Quilting class meets at the Maywood Public Library District on every Tuesday from 12:00 noon until 2:30 pm in rooms 201 and 202.

Instructions in Sewing

People who are interested in learning some of the basic skills involved in constructing clothing will want to take this free class in rooms 201 and 202 of the Maywood Public Library District on Thursdays from 12:00 noon until 2:30 pm.  Space is limited. In order to begin taking classes, please leave your information for Mildred A. Green at708-343-1847.

Remaining events for November

Vet Center

On Thursday, November 12th, at 4:00 pm, the Vet Center will visit the Maywood Public Library District.  The Vet Center offers outreach, counseling, and referral services to veterans who are eligible for their services, so that they may adjust to living in a post-war environment. For information on the Vet Center, please call 708-457-8805, or visit www.va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?ID=5047.

Loyola Health Screenings

Loyola medical students will visit the Maywood Public Library District to perform health screenings for the community between 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm on Wednesday, November 18th. This will include blood pressure checks, nutrition counseling, advice on how to quit or cut down on smoking, and chronic diseases. These events are free to the public.

Real Estate Education Presentation

On Monday, November 30, at 5:15 pm in room 201, Housing Helpers will offer a workshop for first time homebuyers. VFP

Briefly: Three Maywood Businesses Could Have Licenses Revoked Due to Repeat Violations; Fall 2015 Cleanup Schedule; Village Pride; More

captain freshFriday, October 30, 2015 || By Michael Romain 

On Oct. 14, the village board, staff and attorney received a report listing the Maywood businesses with liquor, business and tobacco license violations in 2015. Three businesses stood out, said village attorney Michael Jurusik during an Oct. 29 Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting.

“The board saw repeat offenders,” he said, adding that some of those businesses have already had their tobacco licenses revoked and/or suspended through the mayor’s office. But to no avail.

“There are serious repeat offenders ignoring the fact that the mayor has revoked their tobacco license and continue to sell tobacco,” Jurusik said. “So the next step is to revoke the business license, if they’re not going to play ball …”

Jurusik identified three business — LNR Family Store (1043 S. 5th Ave.), Captain Fresh Farm (1001 S. 9th Ave.), (pictured above), and Rosa’s Dollar Store (1401 S. 5th Ave.) — that have incurred multiple violations.

He said one, Captain Fresh, tried appealing the village’s decision to revoke in the state courts, but those courts sided with the village.

Jurusik said the mayor will set three hearings on those three establishments. He said staff will be making the case to revoke the business licenses of all three repeat offenders. Once the establishments receive notice of the village’s intent, they’ll either be required to move out of the village or appeal the village’s decision in state court. While the decision is being appealed, those businesses will be able to operate. Jurusik said the the revocation process should begin some time next month.

Maywood Fall Cleanup Schedule 2015  

The Village of Maywood & Allied Republic Services will conduct a Village Clean Up throughout the month of November. Large bulky household items and junk are acceptable. Smaller, loose items must be in containers or tied and bundled. Household hazardous waste will NOT be accepted. Please have your discarded items at your garbage pick-up point on Wednesday morning of the week Allied is in your neighborhood:

  • November 4, 2015 Roosevelt north to I-290; 1st Ave. west to 25th Ave.
  • November 11, 2015 I-290 north to Madison; Greenwood west to 21st Ave.
  • November 18, 2015 Madison north to Railroad; 1st Ave. west to 21st Ave.
  • November 25, 2015 Main Street north to Village limits; Desplaines west to 9th Ave.

Village Wide Village Pride Cleanup 

Pick up litter, debris and unsightly clutter around your yard, street, alley, business, place of worship. Pitch in at vacant lots, abandoned buildings. Participate as team of residents, homeowners, businesses, churches or organizations. Wear your Village Pride T-Shirt!

Start location: ReUse Depot, 50 Madison, Maywood (across from Proviso East High School)

When: Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015 || 9 AM

Organized by the Village of Maywood Environmental Beautification Commission. Join us for our pre-winter clean-up event, as we sweep through the village before winter snows arrive, picking up litter and helping our village look beautiful. Show your pride in Maywood in this fun, low-key, family-friendly community activity! And don’t forget to wear your Village Pride t-shirt!

For questions, contact Loretta Brown at Ljbrown243@comcast.net

Senior Snow Removal Program

Maywood provides snow removal services for seniors (65 years old and older) and disabled residents who live alone and have no other way to get their snow removed (if at least two feet of snow falls).

Workers will clear the front or main entrance, steps, walkway, as well as the public sidewalk in front of the home. They’ll also put down salt after snow is removed, but they won’t be responsible for clearing driveways.

To complete the application for this program or to receive more info, click here.

Property Tax Assessment Appeal Forum 

Larry Rogers, the Cook County Board of Review District Commissioner, in partnership with Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarbrough, Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin (1st) and Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins will host a property tax assessment appeal forum:

When:Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 || 6:30 PM

Where: Maywood Multipurpose Center, 200 S. 5th Ave., Maywood VFP

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Quick News: Sen. Lightford’s Annual Back-to-School Event at Brookfield Zoo; Maywood Great Garden Awards; Flood Relief Pilot Program

Thursday, July 23, 2015 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR

Sun. July 26 || 1 PM to 6 PM || Brookfield Zoo 

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Nominate a great garden

Got a Neighbor with A Beautiful Yard? Maywood wants to hear about it! The Village of Maywood and the Environmental Beautification Commission are pleased to once again present the 2015 Great Garden Recognition Award. To nominate a deserving garden, click here.

Flood Control Assistance Pilot Program (Click below for more info):

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