Maywood Woman, One Of The Oldest People In America, Turns 110

Sunday, August 15, 2021 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews || Featured Photo Courtesy Mayor Nathaniel George Booker/Facebook  In 2019, when she turned 108, Susie Lewis was feted by about 100 family members who packed into the gymnasium at the Maywood Park District, 921 S. 9th Ave. — all of them there to honor the woman they call Grandma Sue.  […]

As Thousands Flock To Festivals In Proviso, Joy Mixes With Covid Caution 

Sunday, August 15, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Over the weekend, thousands of people gathered at numerous family-friendly outdoor events across Proviso Township, most of them drawn out of their homes by the return of the popular Westchester Fest and the Taste of Bellwood.  Both events have been happening simultaneously since Friday and are scheduled to end today.  […]