2021-07-01

Officials Looking To Build Roughly $4M Water Reservoir Near 10th Ave. Pump Station In Broadview 

Thursday, July 1, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Officials with the Broadview-Westchester Joint Water Agency are looking to construct a 1 million-gallon above-ground reservoir on the site of the 10th Avenue pump station in Broadview. The site is also where the water agency is housed, in a building at 2222 S. 10th Ave. The water agency — which […]

College Athletes Can Now Be Paid For Name And Likeness In Illinois

Thursday, July 1, 2021 || By Jerry Nowicki/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews  SPRINGFIELD – Lawmakers, collegiate athletes and athletic directors from some of the state’s most prominent universities on Tuesday hailed the governor’s signing of a bill allowing college athletes to be paid for the use of their name and likeness as innovative and equity centric. University of Illinois Athletic Director Josh […]

Triton Professor’s New Film Explores Tibetans In Exile

Thursday, July 1, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  How does a culture survive while under threat from a dominant power? That’s a theme flowing through much of filmmaker Seth McClellan’s work. His 2017 documentary, “Little Wound’s Warriors,” profiled high school students on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota as they try to maintain their Lakota heritage amid […]

Local Nonprofit Helps People With Autism, Other Disabilities Confront Pandemic Challenges

Thursday, July 1, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  If these last few years have been tough for people who don’t have developmental disabilities, just imagine what they’ve been like for those people who do. That’s a reality that often gets lost in the larger narrative about the pandemic’s impact on young people’s ability to learn and socialize, said […]