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.
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).
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.
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):
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.
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.
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.