Pension Fund Donates $4K To Family Of Melrose Park Officer Who Died From COVID-19

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  The Illinois Public Pension Fund Association will donate $4,000 from its Heroes Family Fund to the family of Melrose Park Police Officer Joseph Cappello III, who died April 24 from complications of the COVID-19 virus.  The association announced the donation through a statement released on May 13 by spokesperson David Blanchette. […]

Sister Margaret Pollnitz-Lumpkins, Longtime Maywood Resident, Dies At 80

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  Margaret Lumpkins, a well-known resident of Maywood for more than 50 years and a charitable heart to many neighborhood children, passed away on May 12, 2020. She was 80 years old. Lumpkins died from coronavirus at Meadowbrook Manor Nursing Home in Bolingbrook. Lumpkins was born Margaret Pollnitz on October 1, […]

D209 Appoints Interim Superintendent

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 5:46 p.m. At its regular meeting on May 12, the District 209 school board voted 5-2 to appoint Dan Johnson as interim superintendent going into the 2020-21 academic year. Board members Theresa Kelly and Della Patterson voted against the appointment.  Johnson replaces outgoing Supt. Jesse Rodriguez, who is […]