Sunday, September 15, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Dr. Lara Dugas presents her findings to members of the Maywood-Proviso Rotary Club during a meeting on Sept. 5. | Michael Romain
Black residents living in Maywood are more likely to be obese, and to have high blood pressure and diabetes than those Blacks living in some of the poorest countries in the world, according to alarming findings recently released by Loyola public health researchers.
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Monday, October 30, 2017 || By Amy Luke || OPINION || @maywoodnews
I want to thank the Chicago Tribune for its recent articles documenting the dramatic inequity in water rates across Chicagoland. I live and work in Maywood and have been mortified by the ever-increasing water bills my neighbors and I are faced with.
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The site of the future Maywood Fine Arts dance studio. Attendees at the organization’s annual Pumpkin Patch Parade, held Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, were allowed to shovel some of the site’s soil as part of a small fundraising effort. Below, a fundraising goal chart in the form of a dancer. Bottom: Architectural renderings of the future studio.| Photos: Michael Romain Saturday, October 10, 2015 … Continue reading Maywood Fine Arts — $500,000 Away From Fundraising Goal — Is Primed To Build New Studio