D209 Contemplating Replacing The Indoor Track At Proviso West

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Proviso West High School indoor track could be completely replaced before the start of the next indoor track and field season. | Runnerspace.com 

The indoor track at Proviso West High School, 4701 Harrison St. in Hillside, could get a complete overhaul soon.

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Maywood Trustee Wants Streets Named After Northica Stone, Eugene Moore

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Northica Stone, left, and Eugene Moore. | File

A Maywood trustee wants two streets in the village named after some prominent residents, one of whom died last month.

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Maywood Retains Law Firm, Joins Suit Against Opioid Makers, Dealers

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

The village of Maywood has joined a growing list of municipalities named as plaintiffs in a lawsuit against “more than 20 pharmaceutical companies and their subsidiaries, drug distribution companies and three doctors who formerly ran an alleged opioid ‘pill mill’ out of a now-shuttered pain clinic in Riverside,” according to previous reporting.

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Maywood Approves Zoning Changes For Proposed Housing Developments

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A proposed housing development located at 1902 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood, one of four buildings that IFF wants to build for low-income and disabled residents. | IFF 

The Maywood Board of Trustees recently approved a series of zoning changes required for a nonprofit to construct rental housing for handicap residents.

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Le Tour De Shore, Le Triomphant!

Monday, June 18, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Maywood Fine Arts co-founder Lois Baumann completed yet another Le Tour de Shore bike ride, which spans 100 miles from Chicago to New Buffalo, Mich. | Spooner Baumann 

In early 2004, after a decade of traveling to vacation in Union Pier, Mich., by car, friends Lois and Ernie Baumann, and Kay and Steve Coughlin challenged each other to ride their bicycles from the Chicago area to Michigan.

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Local Groups Unite To Help Proviso Students Pay For College

Monday, June 18, 2018 || By Tom Holmes || @maywoodnews 

The Kiwanis Club of Forest Park and 209 Together are partnering to raise $6,000 for hard-working, college-bound students of Proviso Township District 209 High Schools through “Great Chefs Feeding College Dreams,” a fundraiser that will be held at 7 p.m. on June 28 on the rooftop of the Urban Pioneer Group, 7503 Madison St.

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Broadview Mourns Beloved Park District Employee

Friday, June 15, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Cynthia Tidwell, the recreation supervisor for the Broadview Park District and a longtime Broadview resident, died on June 12. She was 56 years old. The cause, said Reggie Davis, the park district’s executive director, was cancer.

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