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David Prine — Maywood Musician And John Prine’s Brother — Dies 

Wednesday, September 27, 2023 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  David William Prine — a lifelong Maywood resident who was an engineer with several patents, a music teacher, a musician and older brother of the late Grammy-winning singer-songwriter John Prine — died at his Maywood home on Sept. 23. He was 85. His son, David Prine, confirmed his death in […]

Maywood Supportive Living Wins Prestigious Preservation Award

Maywood Supportive Living, 316 Randolph St. in Maywood, has won a Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award.  Wednesday, September 27, 2023 || By Michael Romain || [email protected]  Maywood Supportive Living, the independent living community for low-income senior citizens at 316 Randolph St. in Maywood, has won a prestigious Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award for Adaptive […]

Voting Is ‘Empowerment,’ Clerk Says On National Voter Registration Day

Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough speaks at a rally in Chicago on Sept. 19, National Voter Registration Day. | Photo courtesy Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough/Facebook  Sunday, September 24, 2023 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  Just 17% of registered voters in Proviso Township cast ballots in the April 4 Consolidated Election. During a rally in Chicago on Sept. 19 […]

What’s Happening | Sept. 22 – 30

There’s lots happening in the Proviso Township area in the coming days, including Westchester’s Reuse-A-Palooza on Sept. 23 and Sept. 24. Community members are encouraged to sell or give away unwanted stuff during the community-wide celebration of secondhand. | Photo by Clem Onojeghuo/Unsplash Thursday, September 21, 2023 || By Community Editor || [email protected] || Updated: 7:38 p.m. There’s a ton happening […]

Police Say They’re Aware Of Viral Sergio Brown Instagram Post

Proviso East alum and former NFL safety Sergio Brown shown at a football camp at Proviso East in 2022. | File  Tuesday, September 19, 2023 || By Michael Romain || [email protected] || UPDATED: 9/29/23 A viral video seemingly posted to Instagram by missing former Proviso East graduate Sergio Brown is making the rounds on social media and Maywood Police said […]

Cash Bail Ends In Illinois

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, third from left, join with community leaders and elected officials in front of the George Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago on Sept. 18 to mark the end of money bail in Illinois. | Courtesy President Toni Preckwinkle/Facebook  Monday, September 18, 2023 || By Hannah Meisel || Capitol News Illinois  On Sept. 18, Illinois […]

Former NFL Player Sergio Brown Missing, Mother’s Body Discovered In Maywood

Police officers search Addison Creek on Saturday afternoon after discovering the body of Maywood resident M.J. Brown, the mother of former NFL player and Proviso East football standout Sergio Brown. | Michael Romain  Saturday, September 16, 2023 || By Michael Romain || [email protected] || Updated: 9/29/23 A former NFL and high school football player has been missing since at least […]

Briefly: Berkeley Reimagines St. Charles Rd., Tour De Proviso Coming Soon, New Bellwood Walking Club, More …

The cover of the St. Charles Road Corridor Plan, which Berkeley recently released to the public. | Screenshot  Friday, Sept. 15, 2023 || By Community Editor || [email protected]  At a meeting on July 18, the Berkeley village board approved the updated St. Charles Road Corridor Plan, which is designed to guide the redevelopment of the village’s main business strip.  The […]

In Photos: Kolin Glenn Makes A Fashion Statement

Friday, September 15, 2023 || Photos By Shanel Romain  Maywood-based designer and hairstylist Kolin Glenn debuted his line of couture denim designs during a fashion show on Sept. 9 at Eisenhower Tower in Maywood. And we were on hand to capture some of the moments. Fitzgerald Denim Affair by designer Kolin Glenn made its debut fashion show featuring at least […]

Westchester’s Midcentury Homes Are Layered With History

Tom McCarthy, whose family owns McCarthy Brothers Paving in Maywood, stands in between his 1947 Hudson and his 1961 Triumph TR3. McCarthy’s midcentury home was one of a few dozen featured in the first annual Westchester Mid-Century House Walk on Sept. 9. | Michael Romain  Tuesday, September 12, 2023 || By Michael Romain || [email protected] Jim Suva stood near the […]

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