D209 Among School Districts Partially Reimbursed After Investment Fraud

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 || By Tim Inklebarger/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews 

Area school districts have received a partial, albeit small, reimbursement of funds tied to a bad investment that defrauded approximately 300 Illinois governmental agencies, among others outside the state.

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At Loyola, Cardinal Cupich Addresses Gun Violence Epidemic

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Cardinal Blase J. Cupich visits Loyola Medical Center on April 17. | Courtesy Loyola Medicine   

During a visit to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood on April 17, Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, the Archbishop of Chicago, told a gathering of doctors, nurses and chaplains at the hospital that he supports the Gun Dealer Licensing Act (or SB 1657).

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D209 Board, Voting On Administrative Promotions, Debates Salaries And Hiring

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A screenshot of the April 10 regular meeting of the District 209 school board. | YouTube 

The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education recently voted against some administrative hires and promotions recommended by Superintendent Jesse Rodriguez.

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Regular Maywood Board Meeting Scheduled Tonight, April 17, 7 PM

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

A regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees is scheduled to take place tonight, Tuesday, April 17, 7 p.m., at village Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Among items up for discussion and/or action include (click here for the full agenda packet):

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Melrose Park Cubs Fan Celebrates 100th Birthday At Wrigley Field

Sunday, April 15, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Santo Grimaldi, who celebrated his 100th birthday at Wrigley Field on Friday, speaks to WGN reporter Erin Ivory. | John Saccomanno/Facebook 

Santo Grimaldi, a WWII veteran who lives in Melrose Park, walked slowly, but purposefully to his seat inside of Wrigley Field on April 13.

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Maywood Kayaking, Canoeing Launch And Training Program Now Open

Sunday, April 15, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Community members kayak on the Des Plaines River on April 14. | Courtesy Forest Preserves of Cook County 

On a cold, rainy Saturday morning, roughly two dozen community members converged on Maywood Grove, just off of the corner of 1st Ave. and Lake St. in Maywood, to break the ribbon on a new, informal canoe and kayak launch site installed in the area.

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Proviso Township Seeking Supplies, Letters To Send To Troops Abroad

Friday, April 13, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Troops stocking a truck with donations. | Operation Care Package 

The Proviso Public Partnership, in collaboration with various community entities and individual residents, is collecting letters, food and personal items to send to troop stationed abroad.

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