Maywood Owes Danka Beasley An Apology And The Public An Explanation 

Sunday, May 16, 2021 || By Michael Romain || EDITORIAL OPINION || @maywoodnews  I remember the moment I learned from a Maywood Police press release that Quinton “Danka” Beasley, a celebrated and beloved community member well-known for his popular basketball league, had been arrested and charged with allegedly defrauding the village of Maywood. The news was hard to swallow and immediately […]

Bellwood Memorial Garden For Shooting Victims Inspires Other Advocates

Sunday, May 16, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  When Phyllis “Yafah” Duncan, the founder of Mothers of Murdered Sons (MOMS), and her fellow MOMS members decided to plant the Memorial Garden just off of the Illinois Prairie Path along Eastern Avenue, between Georgina Lane and Madison Street in Bellwood, they captured the attention of local press, elected officials, […]

Forest Park Sets 11 PM Closing Time For Madison Street Bars

Sunday, May 16, 2021 || By Maria Maxham/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews  Despite the vast majority of public comment showing strong opposition to the proposed cutback of bar hours, the village council voted unanimously on May 12 to limit alcohol sales and consumption to an 11 p.m. closing time until June 15 for some establishments and until Sept. 6 for […]