How One Proviso East Grad Turned Eczema Into Her Own Homegrown Enterprise
Business / Health / Lives / Noted

How One Proviso East Grad Turned Eczema Into Her Own Homegrown Enterprise

Regina Dillard, who was inspired by her infant daughter’s skin condition to go into business for herself. Below, one of the many products sold under Dillard’s brand, Inner Sanctum Wellness. | Photos: Facebook January 29, 2016 || By Nicholas Samuel  When Regina Dillard’s four-month-old daughter came down with a severe case of eczema, a chronic … Continue reading

LETTERS: A Response To Chris Harris
Letters

LETTERS: A Response To Chris Harris

Friday, January 29, 2016 || By Al Popowits A  recent opinion article in Wednesday Journal was contributed by State Representative Emanuel “Chris” Welch’s opponent in the 7th District’s March democratic primary. Voters can only sympathize with the gentleman’s litany of woes concerning Illinois’ dire financial situation which is responsible for many other problems such as underfunded public … Continue reading

New Round Of Alley, Village Parking Lot Improvements In The Works
Community Development / Infrastructure

New Round Of Alley, Village Parking Lot Improvements In The Works

The municipal parking lot at 14 N. 5th Avenue, which may undergo significant improvements. | Google images Friday, January 29, 2016 || By Michael Romain  At a  Jan. 27 Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees moved closer into an agreement with the Edwin Hancock Engineering Company on the proposed … Continue reading

Fifth Avenue Train Station Moves Closer To Construction, But Fee Issue Presents Minor Hurdle
Economic Development / Government / Real Estate / Transit

Fifth Avenue Train Station Moves Closer To Construction, But Fee Issue Presents Minor Hurdle

An aerial image of the parcel of land that would hold parking spaces adjacent the proposed 5th Avenue Metra train depot. Union Pacific Rail Road wants to lease the land to the village for $7,800 a year in addition to an automatic three percent increase each year. Village officials have announced plans to renegotiate the … Continue reading