Woman To Go On Hunger Strike In Support Of Reparations Bill May 16

Saturday, May 15, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  A 72-year-old woman is planning to go on a hunger strike in order to raise awareness and support for H.R. 40, a federal bill that if passed into law would establish a commission to study and develop proposals for reparations for Blacks. In a statement, Rachelle Zola said as a […]

Charges Dropped Against Maywood Basketball League Founder Arrested In 2019

Saturday, May 15, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  A beloved community leader and the founder of one of the largest amateur basketball leagues in the Chicago area wants his reputation restored and hopefully an apology from Maywood officials now that the courts have cleared him of allegations of wrongdoing. Late last year, Quinton “Danka” Beasley was cleared of […]

New Westchester Village President, Board Sworn In 

Saturday, May 15, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  During a regular meeting on May 11, new Westchester Village President Frank Perry was sworn into office. New Village Clerk Patrizia Fiordirosa, new Trustee Evie Slovik, and Trustees Robert Morales and Nick Steker—both of whom won their bids for reelection —  were also sworn into office.  Before the swearing-in, former […]

Two Popular Mexican Restaurants Headed To Northlake 

Saturday, May 15, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The taco scene in Northlake will soon be even more rich after two popular restaurants currently under development open their doors in the coming months.  Cilantro Taco Grill will open a newly remodeled location on the site of the former El Tio Loco at 144 North Ave.  “This is the […]