Grammy-Nominated Musician Opens Music School In Her Hometown Maywood

Saturday, September 21, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured: Jazz artist D’Erania Stampley with fellow musicians, who are also instructors in her new music school, Jazz Desires, which recently opened in Maywood. | Shanel Romain

Jonette Greenhow, 50, still remembers when Mr. Robinson’s Music School, once located on Fifth Avenue in Maywood, relocated to another suburb. 

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Maywood Approves >$100K in Backpay for Wrongfully Terminated Worker

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  

During a Sept. 19 regular meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees approved a payment of $106,128.13 in backpay to a village employee who alleged that he was wrongfully terminated in 2014. He has since been reinstated.

The board voted 5 to 1 in favor of the settlement, with Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins the lone dissenting vote. Maywood Trustee Melvin Lightford was absent.

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‘It’s Called Politics,’ Says Maywood Mayor of Recent Misconduct Allegations

Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins during an event last year. | File. Wednesday, January 13, 2016 || By Michael Romain || Updated: 6:43 PM Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins pushed back against the controversy that’s arisen since a December 2015 report by the Cook County Sheriff’s was made public last week. The report summarized the results of an investigation the department’s Community Inspector Genera (CIG) Unit conducted … Continue reading ‘It’s Called Politics,’ Says Maywood Mayor of Recent Misconduct Allegations