After Supercell Storm, Westchester Shores Up Disaster Preparedness 

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  A rare supercell storm that brought hurricane-strength winds to Proviso Township on June 13 has prompted Westchester to shore up its ability to respond to disasters.  This week, the village took steps to update its emergency operations plan and joined a network of public works departments across the state that […]

Pritzker Pushes For Assault Weapons Ban, Federal Action

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 || By Peter Hancock/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews || Photo by Bexar Arms on Unsplash SPRINGFIELD – In the wake of a July 4 mass shooting in Highland Park that left seven people dead and dozens more injured, Gov. JB Pritzker is calling for a ban at both the state and national levels on military-style assault rifles and high-capacity magazines. The governor […]

Fenwick Administrator Leaves To Be Principal At Bellwood School

Ray Moland, Fenwick’s former equity director, will become principal of McKinley Elementary School in Bellwood District 88, where he attended as a boy. | File  Wednesday, July 13, 2022 || By F. Amanda Tugade || @maywoodnews  A Proviso Township native is heading back to his hometown to become a principal in his childhood school district. Raymond Moland, a longtime educator […]

Maywood Business With Global Ambitions Hiring Intern For Next Trip To Ghana

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 1:54 p.m.  Chassidy Keys could have launched Keynect Global, an international business development firm, anywhere. But the entrepreneur insists there’s nowhere else like her hometown of Maywood. “Maywood is my soul, my spirit — it’s a legacy,” said Keys, who said both sides of her family go back […]

Pirate Pride Built On History, Struggle And Fun, Alums Say

Members of the Class of 1989 at the Proviso East High School All Class Alumni Picnic on Saturday at Miller Meadow forest preserve in Forest Park. | Shanel Romain  Wednesday, July 13, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The 1918 Proviso Township High School yearbook notes that Quinella Bernice Watson is “quiet and unassuming, but still water runs deep.” […]