‘She Cared,’ Says Former Students of Retired Maywood Teacher

Janet Nendze, who retired from Melrose Park Elementary School in May after a 39-year teaching career, accepts praise and thanks from family members and former students during a July 9 surprise party.  | Shanel Romain/VFP Friday, July 14, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Tony Favela, a 1996 graduate of Melrose Park Elementary School, still talks fondly of his physical education teacher, Janet Nendze, … Continue reading ‘She Cared,’ Says Former Students of Retired Maywood Teacher

Maywood Mayoral, Clerk and Trustee Candidates Officially File | Several Face Challenges

Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins and Village Clerk Viola Mims. | File Wednesday, December 28, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews With the Dec. 19 filing deadline having passed, the race for the three open trustee seats and one open mayoral seat on the Maywood Board of Trustees, in addition to an open village clerk seat, that will be up for grabs on April 4, … Continue reading Maywood Mayoral, Clerk and Trustee Candidates Officially File | Several Face Challenges

Anti-Video Gambling Movement Grows in Maywood

A group of Maywood residents have started to have lawn signs printed that express opposition to video gambling establishments in the village. | Facebook photo Wednesday, July 6, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || @village_free What began as an online petition to raise opposition to a proposed video gambling and liquor establishment on Lake Street in Maywood has morphed into something of a grassroots movement that could … Continue reading Anti-Video Gambling Movement Grows in Maywood