Area Chambers Planning Major Holiday Gatherings

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Photo by Ibrahim Boran on Unsplash Two area chambers of commerce are planning major holiday gatherings in early December. The Westchester Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Christmas Luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 11:30 a.m., at the Alpine Banquet Haus, 1141 Roosevelt Rd. in Westchester. Tickets are $40 a person. Space is […]

Cernan Center Honors Namesake, Bellwood Native On 50th Anniversary Of Apollo 17

Eugene Cernan on the Moon during the Apollo 17 mission. | Public Domain  Tuesday, November 29, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Fifty years ago next week, Eugene Cernan — raised in Bellwood and a two-sport athlete (football and basketball) at Proviso Township High School in Maywood — sat eagerly aboard the three-person Apollo 17 flight, poised for takeoff.  […]

Broadview Couple To Direct Holiday Music Concert 

Members of the EnsAmble Ad-Hoc, which is led by Broadview couple Jose Padilla and Francy Acosta, perform early music. | Provided  Tuesday, November 29, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  This holiday season, you can take a trip to 17th-century Mexico City at Christmas — no airfare needed.  The Newberry Consort, a Chicago early music ensemble, will host “A […]

D209 Seeks 5% Tax Levy Increase

Proviso Math and Science Academy in Forest Park. | File  Tuesday, November 29, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  During a regular meeting on Nov. 15, the Proviso Township High School District 209 school board voted 5-2 in favor of approving the administration’s recommended 5% tax levy, the maximum the district is allowed to levy under state’s tax cap […]