Category: Business

With Soda Tax Canned, Area Business Owners Hope Customers, Revenue Return

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Mike Nutley, one of the owners of Ed’s Way in Forest Park, inside of his store earlier this summer. | Wednesday Journal File

The Cook County Board of Commissioners voted 15-1 on Wednesday to repeal the deeply unpopular sweetened beverage tax, which tacked on an additional penny per ounce onto certain sugary drinks. The roll back goes into effect on Dec. 1.

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Loyola to Acquire Berwyn Hospital as Part of Expansion Effort

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Center for Translational Research and Education located on Loyola’s Health Sciences Campus. |www.luc.edu 

Maywood-based Loyola Medicine has agreed to acquire MacNeal Hospital — a century-old, 368-bed community medical center based in Berwyn — along with its affiliate operations, from Tenet Healthcare Corporation, which is an international for-profit healthcare services company based in Dallas, Texas.

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Former Maywood Aldi Could Become New Food Retailer, Says Trustee

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Rev. Jesse Jackson, Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins and other local elected officials and community leaders during a Dec. 21, 2016 press conference held before the Aldi in Maywood closed on Christmas Eve. | File

The former Maywood Aldi — the full-service grocery store, located at 215 W. Madison St., which closed last December — could open its doors to another food retailer, according to a village official.

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Newly Remodeled Bellwood McDonald’s Officially Opens for Business

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey was 16 years old when he started working at McDonald’s — the first job he ever held.

“I worked at the one on 1st Ave. and Lake St. [in Maywood],” Harvey recalled, as Ray Nelson — who along with his wife, Jan, now owns that Maywood McDonald’s — looked on (the Nelsons met as teenagers while working at two different McDonald’s locations).

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Melrose Park Breaks Ground on $250M Expansion of Manufacturing Site

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Left to right, Fresenius Kabi officials Steve Nowicki, Dr. Michael Schoenhofen, John Ducker and Melrose Park Mayor Ron Serpico during a groundbreaking ceremony that marked the start of work on a project to expand the company’s Melrose Park facility. | Fresenius Kabi

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Report: Seaway Bank’s Failure Was Self-inflicted, Acquiring Maywood Bank Didn’t Help

Friday, September 22, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

A report released in August by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation concluded that Seaway Bank & Trust failed because of bad governance and risk management practices that flowed from the institution’s board of directors.

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Bellwood McDonald’s, Closed for Remodeling, to Reopen in Early October

Thursday, September 14, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Bellwood McDonald’s, which is nearing completion after several months of remodeling. | Shanel Romain/VFP

The Bellwood McDonald’s, located at 520 S. 25th Ave., will open in early October, according to marketing officials affiliated with the company.

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