After D209 Stops Live-Streaming Meetings, A Growing Movement Fills The Void

Sunday, October 17, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The District 209 school board president’s decision to stop live-streaming and recording board meetings may have backfired into a burgeoning grassroots movement that so far has taken the form of a closed Facebook group, an online petition and a call for volunteers to fill the information void that decision has […]

‘You’ve Got Living, Real History Right Here!’ Hampton Jr. Says At Panther Commemoration

Sunday, October 17, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  On Oct. 15, dozens of community members gathered outside the childhood home of Illinois Black Panther Party Chairman Fred Hampton, 804 S. 17th Ave. in Maywood, to mark the 55th anniversary of the revolutionary party’s founding. The Friday event wasn’t merely a commemoration, said Hampton’s son, Black Panther Cub Chairman […]

New Bears Team Chaplain Is A Proviso Pastor 

Sunday, October 17, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews The Chicago Bears’ newest team chaplain pastors right here in Proviso Township. Rev. Teddy Matthews, the pastor of Empowerment Church — which worships virtually and also holds services at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School, 2501 Oak St. in Bellwood — accepted the position in July. He made the announcement on his […]