Maywood Seniors Receive Free 911 Phones And A Lesson In Emergency Response

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 || By Michael Romain  MAYWOOD–About a dozen senior citizens gathered inside of the Village’s counsel chambers today to receive free emergency-only cell phones. The Maywood Police Department teamed up with Maywood’s senior citizen coordinator Larry Shapiro to administer the phones, which are donated by Secure the Call, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity. According to its website, the charity “provides free 911 emergency-only cell … Continue reading Maywood Seniors Receive Free 911 Phones And A Lesson In Emergency Response

It Takes A Village: Maywood Residents Come Together To Cleanup Illinois Prairie Path

Saturday, April 26, 2014 || By Michael Romain  MAYWOOD — The Illinois Prairie Path corporation held its annual trail cleanup today in commemoration of Earth Day 2014, which was this past Tuesday, April 22nd. The Path actually begins in the back of the CTA Blue Line in Forest Park, runs through Maywood and ends some 60 miles later in Elgin. According to the organization’s website, “A former right-of-way for … Continue reading It Takes A Village: Maywood Residents Come Together To Cleanup Illinois Prairie Path