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Aldi Officials Confirm Maywood Store Closing on Dec. 24 as Residents Make Petitions, Phone Calls
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Aldi Officials Confirm Maywood Store Closing on Dec. 24 as Residents Make Petitions, Phone Calls

Friday, December 9, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 12:20 p.m. In a statement released today, officials with Aldi, the international discount grocery store chain, confirmed that its Maywood store, located at 215 Madison St., will be closing on Saturday, Dec. 24. The confirmation comes one day after village officials made a separate announcement … Continue reading

Breaking: Maywood Aldi to Close Doors, Village Officials Say
Business / Economy

Breaking: Maywood Aldi to Close Doors, Village Officials Say

Aldi, 215 Madison St., Maywood. | Google Earth Thursday, December 8, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Aldi, the international discount grocery store chain, is closing its Maywood location at 215 Madison St., village officials announced during a community meeting held in Maywood today. “We just received a notice yesterday,” said Maywood Trustee Isiah Brandon … Continue reading

Get to Know Bernard Headley, 45, The Interpreter
Community Notebook / Economic Development / Lives

Get to Know Bernard Headley, 45, The Interpreter

Thursday, December 8, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Photo by William Camargo/Wednesday Journal Last month, I interviewed Bellwood resident Bernard Headley — a former community lending specialist and mortgage banker who now works as a  community justice coordinator with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. Headley talked about what it will take for … Continue reading

Dominican Launches New Health Sciences College With Goal to Train More Minorities in the Field
Education / Healthcare

Dominican Launches New Health Sciences College With Goal to Train More Minorities in the Field

Dr. Richard “Sal” Salcido, the founding director of Dominican University’s new master’s degree program in physician assistant studies, operates on a 3-D cadaver inside of Palmer Hall, where the university’s new College of Health Sciences in housed. | Below, Debra Gurney, the executive director of the college’s undergraduate nursing program, sits with a medical manikin. … Continue reading

Hines Vets Can Count on Event Planner’s Festive Cards This Holiday Season
Community Notebook

Hines Vets Can Count on Event Planner’s Festive Cards This Holiday Season

Kamil Brady works on homemade holiday cards that she’ll drop-off at Hines VA Hospital in Maywood. This year alone, she’s led a team of roughly 100 volunteers in producing more than 600 cards for veterans at the Maywood hospital. | Michael Romain/VFP Tuesday, December 6, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews This holiday season, … Continue reading