Local Groups Hold ‘Drive By for Peace’ in Maywood

Phyllis Duncan, founder of Mother of Murdered Sons (MOMS), encourages motorists to “Honk For Peace” Saturday at a violence awareness/back-to-school event in Maywood. Below, Awnterra Taylor, 19, of Chicago, holds up a peace sign. | David Pollard Sunday, August 28, 2016 || By David Pollard || @maywoodnews Car horns were blaring at the intersection of Ninth Avenue and Madison Street on Saturday — and they weren’t coming … Continue reading Local Groups Hold ‘Drive By for Peace’ in Maywood

It’s Raining Revenue: After Water Shut-off Threat, Maywood’s Manager Claims Village Raised More Than $300K in Roughly Three Days

Monday, June 22, 2015 || By Michael Romain  But such urgency to collect may, in part, have been due to Maywood’s underlying financial instability  Left: Maywood Village Manager Willie Norfleet during a June 20 forum at the Maywood Public Library, 121 S. 5th Avenue. Photo by Michael Romain.  MAYWOOD || At a town hall-style forum hosted by the Women’s Community Leadership Council on Sat., June 20 … Continue reading It’s Raining Revenue: After Water Shut-off Threat, Maywood’s Manager Claims Village Raised More Than $300K in Roughly Three Days

Sen. Kimberly Lightford Keynotes Event Honoring Neighborhood Women–“The Vessels of Conception, The Mothers of Nations” (Video Inside)

Thursday, April 3, 2014 || By Michael Romain and Nicholas Samuel  Updated: Friday, April 4, 2014, 12:04 AM Saturday, BELLWOOD — In commemoration of Women’s History Month, Mothers of Murdered Sons (MOMS) hosted a luncheon at the Bellwood Public Library in honor of several influential women in the community. Honorees included Dr. Wylmarie Sykes, founder of Operation Safe Child; Barbara Cole, executive director of Maywood … Continue reading Sen. Kimberly Lightford Keynotes Event Honoring Neighborhood Women–“The Vessels of Conception, The Mothers of Nations” (Video Inside)