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ComEd: The Average Customer to Get $14 Off Monthly Energy Bill in October

Saturday, October 21, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A ComEd bill | rebrn.com 

ComEd customers will see credits on their monthly bill for October, according to company officials.

In a statement released on Oct. 17, Val Jensen, ComEd’s senior vice president of customer operations, said that the company requested a refund of around $80 million from the Illinois Commerce Commission as a result of ComEd’s implementation of a new energy efficiency funding mechanism.

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Proviso East Student Performs Poetry On Stage Before ‘Hamilton’ Production

Saturday, October 21, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The cast of the popular play, “Hamilton.” | hamiltonbroadway.com 

Anahi Soto, a 16-year-old junior at Proviso East High School, was recently selected to perform onstage at the CIBC Theatre in Chicago, moments before it was overtaken by the cast of the popular musical “Hamilton.”

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Area Physician to Run for Congress Again

Friday, October 20, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Dr. Jeffrey Leef, a local doctor who recently announced that he’s running for Congress for a second time. | Photo Submitted

Dr. Jeffrey Leef, a River Forest radiologist who ran as the Republican challenger against U.S. Rep. Danny K. Davis (7th) in 2016, recently announced that he’s running for Congress again.

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Proviso East Tennis Player Who Qualified for State Tourney Falls Short, Fighting

Friday, October 20, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Janet Buenrostro, the 14-year-old who last week became the first Proviso East High School tennis player to qualify for the IHSA state tennis tournament in over 35 years, was defeated in the tourney’s first round on Oct. 19.

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European Confections Giant to Acquire Ferrara Candy

Thursday, October 19, 2017 || By Bob Uphues/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Ferrara Candy Company in Forest Park. | Wednesday Journal file 

Ferrara Candy Company, acquired by the private equity firm L Catterton in 2012 to create the third-largest non-chocolate confectionary company in the country, will be sold to the Alba, Italy-based Ferrero Group, makers of Nutella, Tic Tacs and Fannie May candies, the companies announced in a joint press release on Oct. 18.

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Maywood-based National Cycle Inc. Planning to Expand Operations

Thursday, October 19, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: An architectural rendering of a proposed new building that National Cycle Inc. plans to build next to its current facility at 2200 S. Maywood Dr. | National Cycle 

National Cycle Inc., located at 2200 S. Maywood Drive in Maywood, is planning to expand its manufacturing operations by building a roughly 28,0000-square-foot building nearby.

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