Maywood Mayor’s Attempt To Force Manager’s Resignation Blocked, Sources Say

Maywood Village Manager Chasity Wells-Armstrong at a meeting in June, when she was hired. | File  Thursday, March 10, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 8:12 p.m.  An unexpected attempt by Maywood’s mayor to axe the village manager was blocked by a majority of trustees on Wednesday, according to multiple people who were at the meeting.  Sources […]

Popular Westchester Cajun Restaurant Relocates To Forest Park

Executive chef Richard Ortega, left, stands for a photo with his girlfriend Kayla Hernandez, both of Brookfield, on Monday, Feb. 10, at Scoville Park in Oak Park. | Alex Rogals/Staff Photographer Thursday, March 10, 2022 || By Melissa Elsmo/Forest Park Eats || @maywoodnews  Inspired by childhood adventures collecting and cooking crawdads, turtles and the occasional alligator, Rich Ortega developed a […]

Loyola Announces No Covid Patients For First Time In 2 Years 

Ted Roberts, the first COVID-19 patient admitted to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood. | Screenshot/Loyola Medicine  Thursday, March 10, 2022 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  During a business trip to Main in March 2020, Ted Roberts fell ill.  “When I shook the associate’s hand, my whole body trembled,” Roberts recalled. “I knew something was wrong.”  Not long after […]