Finding Private Jerele: The Unidentified Remains of WWII Soldier Loomed Large Over This Year’s Bataan Day Memorial

Col. Richard A. McMahon, Jr., President of the Maywood Bataan Day Organization points out the name of Private Harry Jerele (below left) on the rededicated memorial plaque in Maywood Veterans Memorial Park. Photo by Michael Romain for the Village Free Press. Thursday, September 18, 2014 || By Michael Romain MAYWOOD — There was something different about this year’s Bataan Day Memorial Service held Sunday, September … Continue reading Finding Private Jerele: The Unidentified Remains of WWII Soldier Loomed Large Over This Year’s Bataan Day Memorial

Loyola University Health System President/CEO Among Others Honored By Maywood Chamber Of Commerce At Unprecedented Awards Banquet

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 || By Michael Romain  MAYWOOD–Audrey Jaycox, a Village trustee and the current chairwoman of the Maywood Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors, was so happy she alerted the DJ to play that sentiment’s synonymous anthem by hip-hop producer Pharrell Williams. Jaycox was at the podium presiding over the Maywood Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Awards Banquet. It was still early in the … Continue reading Loyola University Health System President/CEO Among Others Honored By Maywood Chamber Of Commerce At Unprecedented Awards Banquet