J.W. Scott, Founder of People Cab Co., Dies At 86

Friday, December 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews   

Featured image: J.W. Scott, center, with Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey during a street renaming ceremony in November. | Courtesy Mayor Andre Harvey 

J.W. Scott, a decorated Korean War veteran who went from driving cabs part-time while working at Campbell Soup Company to founding People Cab Co., based in Bellwood, has died.

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Boykin To Host Carjacking And Public Safety Town Hall In Maywood Dec. 19

Friday, December 15, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin and Maywood Police Chief Valdmir Talley will co-host a Carjacking and Public Safety Town Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., inside of Maywood Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood.

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Woman Dies After Car Crashes Into Freight Train In Melrose Park On Dec. 15

Friday, December 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Firefighters rescue passengers from a car that collided with a train on Dec. 15. | Courtesy Maywood Fire Department 

One woman is dead after a train struck a car at a railroad crossing on Dec. 15, according to multiple media reports and Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh.

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Tickets On Sale For Proviso West Holiday Tournament | Game Schedule Released

Thursday, December 14, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

District 209 officials announced recently that tickets for the 57th annual Proviso West Holiday Tournament are on sale online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/proviso-west-holiday-basketball-tournament-tickets-39832661563.

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