State Police Investigating Expressway Shooting Involving Maywood Residents 

Monday, August 15, 2021 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  The Illinois State Police (ISP) are investigating an expressway shooting that resulted in serious injuries to three Maywood residents, including one teenager.  The reported shooting took place on Aug. 13, at approximately 8:34 p.m. on Interstate 290 eastbound, west of Damen Avenue in Chicago, the police said.  “ISP officers responded […]

Meet Jeff Sanders, Bellwood’s Watermelon Man

Saturday, August 14, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Corporations aren’t the only ones that pivoted during the pandemic. Jeff Sanders, 75, found himself unemployed when the General Motors auto manufacturing plant he works for shut down. Since then, the 30-year Bellwood resident said he’s been living on savings he accumulated and on sheer entrepreneurialism.  “You don’t go out […]

Maywood Group Welcomes New Residents

Saturday, August 14, 2021 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  On Aug. 7, Neighbors of Maywood Community Organization (NOMCO) passed out free welcome bags to new homeowners in Maywood. The venerable group, one of Maywood’s oldest civic organizations, dates back to 1968. Members of the group met at the Maywood home of fellow NOMCO member Loretto Brown, who passed out […]