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Maywood Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Sold Drugs Near School

Saturday, April 21, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Drugs and cashed seized by law enforcement officials on April 20 in Maywood. | Courtesy Maywood Police Department 

Maywood police have arrested a man who was caught allegedly selling drugs near a school in the village.

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Ferrara Candy To Host May 2 Hiring Fair For Jobs At Bellwood Plant

Friday, April 20, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Ferrara Candy workers at a plant in Forest Park. | Forest Park Review File

Ferrara Candy, the company that produces brands such as Chuckles, Lemonheads and Boston Baked Beans, will host a hiring fair on Wednesday, May 2, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at SERCO (Southwest Suburban Cook County American Job Center), 7222 W. Cermak Road, Suite 301, in North Riverside.

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Woman Who Paid $10K In Bitcoin To Have Lover’s Wife Killed Was Loyola Nurse

Thursday, April 19, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured Image: Tina Jones | DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office

A woman who in January allegedly tried paying a “dark-web” company at least $10,000 in the encrypted digital currency bitcoin to kill the wife of the man with whom she had been having an affair was a nurse at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, according to a report in the Daily Herald.

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Maywood Officials: Village Should Take Over And Clean Up ‘Nuisance’ Property

Thursday, April 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The multiunit building on 5th Ave. and Quincy in Maywood that village board members unanimously deemed a public nuisance. | Google Earth 

A multiunit apartment building at the corner of 5th Ave. and Quincy St. in Maywood is in the crosshairs of village officials who have deemed it a “chronic public nuisance.”

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New Authentic Taco Restaurant Opens In Maywood

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Miguel Magallanes, the owner of Magallanes Tacos in Maywood. | VFP

Miguel Magallanes and his family-owned taqueria was a hit among attendees at Maywood Fest last year.

Now, the family is hoping to leverage that success with their own brick-and-mortar storefront, which opened about a month ago at 620 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood.

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More Than Coffee Percolates At Proviso West Grads’ Suburban Cafe

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Reesheda Graham-Washington inside of L!VE Cafe in Oak Park. | Facebook 

After a year in business, Proviso West graduate Reesheda Graham-Washington’s L!VE Cafe, located in nearby Oak Park, is not only profitable — it’s also inspiring someone 2,000 miles away to start her own coffee shop based on Graham-Washington’s blueprint.

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