Maywood Board Votes Against Tax Break For Proposed Blood Plasma Donation Center

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: James Troutman, of Troutman & Dams, during an Aug. 20 regular Maywood Board of Trustees meeting. The board voted down his request for a tax break. | Michael Romain

During a regular meeting on Aug. 20, the Maywood Board of Trustees voted 6-1 against directing staff to draft a resolution in support of Cook County granting a property tax break for developers looking to turn the old Aldi grocery store at 215 Madison St. into a blood plasma donation center. Mayor Edwenna Perkins was the only vote in favor of the motion.

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Developer Seeking Tax Breaks To Convert Old Aldi Into Blood Plasma Donation Center

Sunday, August 18, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The site of the former Aldi store, 215 Madison St. in Maywood. The building will become a blood plasma donation center. | File

A developer seeking to convert the old Aldi grocery store at 215 Madison St. in Maywood into a blood plasma donation center will go before the Board of Trustees on Aug. 20 seeking a property tax break.

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Bellwood Woman Suing Oak Park Hospital After Contracting Legionnaires Disease

Friday, August 16, 2019 || By Tim Inklebarger/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Rush Oak Park Hospital, which was recently sued by a Bellwood woman who claimed she contracted Legionnaire’s Disease while at the hospital. | Wednesday Journal

A 66-year-old Bellwood woman is suing Rush Oak Park Hospital for unspecified monetary damages, claiming she contracted Legionnaire’s Disease there during a visit to the hospital’s emergency room in July.

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