Category: Business

New Philanthropic Resale Shop To Open In Melrose Park

Monday, July 16, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The future home of The Resale Shop, at 1025 W. Lake St. in Melrose Park. | Photo provided 

A resale shop designed to benefit a local church will open in Melrose Park this weekend. The Resale Shop, located in the former St. Paul Lutheran school building, at 1025 W. Lake St. in Melrose Park, will host a grand opening on July 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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A New Super Chamber of Commerce For Proviso Township Is In The Works

Sunday, July 15, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

The chambers of commerce for Bellwood, Broadview, Maywood and Melrose Park are joining forces to create a joint chamber of commerce for all of Proviso Township, according to Chris Parker, the co-chair of an exploratory committee that’s been established for the burgeoning entity.

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Hillside Breaks Ground On Krispy Kreme Doughnut Store, To Open In Sept.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Workers on the site of what will be a Krispy Kreme Doughnut store by late September. | Krispy Kreme/Facebook 

A Krispy Kreme Doughnut store is coming to Proviso Township. On July 2, the village of Hillside broke ground on a Krispy Kreme that will be located at 110 S. Mannheim Road.

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Ferrara Employees Enjoy Sweet New Family Leave Policy

Thursday, June 28, 2018 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Ferrara workers at a plant in Bolingbrook. | File 

Sandi Santa Ana didn’t like Ferrara Candy Co.’s family leave policy. So she sweetened the offering.

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Broadview Daycare In Jeopardy As Village Moves To Sell Property

Monday, June 4, 2018 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Precious Heart Daycare in Broadview. | Google Earth 

For the last 13 years, Gloria Lynch has been operating Precious Heart Daycare out of a village-owned building at 2301 W. Roosevelt Road in Broadview. But now, the village is looking to sell the building and it wants Lynch out by June 30.

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Deli Prepping To Move To Bellwood Ave., But Some Neighbors Voice Concerns

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The former Bellwood Chinese Restaurant, which could soon be home to a Lucky Bernie’s deli. | Google Earth 

A former Chinese restaurant at 1111 Bellwood Ave. in Bellwood will soon house a deli that will also feature Shee Goo rolled ice cream, a wide selection of wines, craft beers and video gambling. But the video gambling and, to a lesser extent, the alcohol have some residents worried.

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Carson’s North Riverside Store Closing To Result In At Least 159 Lost Jobs

Friday, May 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A crowd outside of the Carson’s in North Riverside Park Mall in 2015. | Chandler West/Wednesday Journal 

According to media reports, roughly 3,514 workers will lose their jobs when 35 Bon-Ton Stores-owned properties, most notably Carson’s department store, and two distribution centers are liquidated due to bankruptcy.

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