After Supercell Storm, Proviso Mayors Warn Against Scammers, Waive Permit Fees, Explore Federal Relief 

A fallen tree limb rests on power line and fencing outside of a home on Kent Street in Westchester. | File  Monday, June 20, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Several days after a rare supercell storm ravaged much of Proviso Township on June 13, elected officials in some of the suburbs most directly affected by the storm were […]

Inaugural West Villages Juneteenth Parade Unites Diverse Suburbs

Elected officials from across the Chicago area ride a float during the inaugural West Villages Juneteenth Parade on Saturday, June 18. The parade processed through Oak Park, River Forest, Forest Park and Maywood. | Shanel Romain  Sunday, June 19, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Back in 2008, when Forest Park Mayor Rory Hoskins (then a commissioner) hosted the very […]

Broadview Students Get Their Cooking Chops From Food Network Chef 

Chef Robert Stewart, who has appeared on various Food Network shows, taught a group of Lindop students how to cook during a roughly two-week program last year. | Michael Romain  Sunday, June 19, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  A May 18 staff appreciation dinner on the grounds of Lindop Elementary School, 2400 S. 18th Ave. in Broadview doubled as […]

Maywood Police Charge Suspect In Memorial Day Homicide

Sunday, June 19, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The Maywood Police Department announced June 16 that it has charged a Chicago man in connection with a homicide that happened May 30 in the village.  At approximately 8 p.m., Maywood Police responded to a call of a gunshot victim on the 2000 block of South 13th Avenue in Maywood, […]