Maywood Hires New Deputy Clerk

Thursday, August 10, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

The village of Maywood has hired a new deputy clerk, a position that had been empty since July 5 when former deputy clerk JoAnn Murphy vacated the position, according to Village Clerk Viola Mims.

During an Aug. 9 Legal, License and Ordinance Committee meeting, Mims announced that Thomas Pavlik, the former village clerk of Berwyn, was hired to replace Murphy, effective Aug. 7. Pavlik lost his bid for reelection to Berwyn’s clerk seat in April.

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Communities Mourn Maywood Resident, Golden Apple Preschool Teacher

Dee Dee Farmer, left, in the classroom doing what she did best. | Wednesday Journal file Saturday, October 15, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews People in multiple communities are mourning the sudden passing of Maywood resident Deneita “Dee Dee” Jo Farmer, the popular Longfellow Elementary School prekindergarten teacher who died unexpectedly on Oct. 7. She was 65 years old. Farmer, a 40-year veteran in … Continue reading Communities Mourn Maywood Resident, Golden Apple Preschool Teacher

Maywood Preps for Two 5K Run/Walks & A ‘Billion Steps’ | Earth Day Cleanup Channels Spirit of Lennel Grace

Some of the participants in last Saturday’s Illinois Prairie Path Earth Day Cleanup gather inside a village-owned building on 11th Avenue and the Prairie Path. The event channeled the spirit of its late organizer, Lennel Grace, who passed eight weeks before it was to have taken place. | Photos courtesy Alise Buchmeier  Wednesday, May 4, 2016 || By Michael Romain  Pastor John Yi, the former president … Continue reading Maywood Preps for Two 5K Run/Walks & A ‘Billion Steps’ | Earth Day Cleanup Channels Spirit of Lennel Grace