Thursday, March 22, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins, Maywood Trustee Isiah Brandon and Metra Executive Director Don Orsino after a grand opening for the new Metra station last summer. | File
Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins said that she’d like to see a vendor serving coffee and donuts to commuters inside of the village’s new Metra train depot, at the corner of Main St. and 5th Ave. in Maywood.
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Wednesday, March 14, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews
Featured image: The Toys ‘R’ Us in Melrose Park. The company recently announced plans to close all of its U.S. stores. | Google Earth
According to multiple media reports, Toys ‘R’ Us plans to close all of its roughly 800 stores in the United States after filing for bankruptcy protection last year and experiencing low sales even during the holidays.
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Monday, March 12, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Aldi will host a two-day hiring spree on Wednesday, March 14, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Thursday, March 15, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., at most of its Chicago area locations.
The international grocery store chain is looking to hire people for 200 positions across the Chicago area, including in Bellwood (400 S. Mannheim Rd.), Broadview (1001 Cermak Rd.) and Melrose Park (1345 W. North Ave.).
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Wednesday, March 7, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Falcon Fuel in Maywood. | Google Earth
Falcon Fuel, located at 201 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Maywood, won’t be selling any tobacco products for a while after it agreed to serve a 60-day suspension of its tobacco license that started on March 5.
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Wednesday, February 28, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Steven Hoover, a tonal finisher and reed specialist with Berghaus Pipe Organ Builders, tests pipes inside of the company’s sprawling Bellwood plant. | William Camargo
The dying, duct taped, more than century-old organ at St. Paul’s Memorial United Methodist Church in South Bend, Ind., was on life support, so the church’s leaders called on Berghaus Pipe Organ Builders.
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey. | Courtesy Bellwood Chamber of Commerce
During a Feb. 21 breakfast hosted by the Bellwood Chamber of Commerce and Development and billed as a “fireside chat on economic development,” Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey gave a bird’s eye view of the village’s economic development progress since his election last April.
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Thursday, February 15, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Urban Partnership Bank in Bellwood. | Urban Partnership Bank
Crain’s Chicago Business reported on Thursday that Urban Partnership Bank, which was established after ShoreBank failed in 2010, “is seeking a buyer.” The bank has a branch located at 4310 St. Charles Rd., in Bellwood.
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