Maywood Mayor’s Race Heats Up As Another Trustee Declares Bid

Saturday, September 26, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The race for mayor in Maywood intensified on Sept. 26, when another sitting trustee announced his bid for mayor in April 2021. Maywood Trustee Isiah Brandon announced his candidacy for mayor and introduced his running mates who will comprise the People’s Choice Party during a kick-off event held in front […]

Congressman, Community Leaders Urge Latinx Residents To Complete Census Before September Ends

Saturday, September 26, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  A federal court order issued Sept. 24 may have forced the Trump administration to continue counting residents through Oct. 31, but local community leaders are sticking to the shortened deadline of Sept. 30 that the administration set in July. “We have four days left to be counted,” said Congressman Jesus […]

Man Dies After Sept. 25 Maywood Shooting

Saturday, September 26, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  One man has died from multiple gunshot wounds during a shooting that happened just after 3 p.m. on Sept. 25, on the 2100 block of S. 9th Ave. in Maywood, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. Darryl Woodard, 25, who lived on the block where he was shot, […]

Sterling Brown, Black McDonald’s Operators Pass Out Books By Black Authors To Maywood Youths

Saturday, September 26, 2020 || By Shanel Romain ||   On Sept. 25, the Black McDonald’s Operators Association started the second half of their School Spirit, School Readiness Parking Lot Parade and Pick Ups by setting up at Winfield Scott Park, at 17th Avenue and South Maywood Drive in Maywood. The organization collaborated with a range of nonprofits at stops […]