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).
Continue reading “Newly Remodeled Bellwood McDonald’s Officially Opens for Business”
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
Continue reading “Melrose Park Breaks Ground on $250M Expansion of Manufacturing Site”
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.
Continue reading “Report: Seaway Bank’s Failure Was Self-inflicted, Acquiring Maywood Bank Didn’t Help”
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.
Continue reading “Bellwood McDonald’s, Closed for Remodeling, to Reopen in Early October”
Thursday, September 14, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Shoppers stand in the rain before the grand reopening of the Broadview Aldi on Sept. 13. | Michael Romain/VFP
Terri Sansone, of Forest Park, was in line at around 6 a.m. on Wednesday to catch a glimpse of the newly remodeled Broadview Aldi, 1001 W. Cermak Rd. The Sept. 13 grand reopening lured patrons from around the western suburbs.
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
The Broadview Aldi, located at 1001 Cermak Rd., will open its doors for the first time on Wednesday since undergoing extensive renovations.
The store renovations are part of Aldi’s national plan to invest $1.6 billion in improving and expanding more than 1,300 stores in the United States within three years. Roughly $180 million of that national investment will go into 130 stores in the Chicago area.
Continue reading “Remodeled Broadview Aldi to Reopen on Sept. 13, Now Hiring”
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 || By Thomas Vogel/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Work on the facade of HOBO in Forest Park. | Alexa Rogals/Wednesday Journal
Home Owners Bargain Outlet, also known as HOBO, is set to open Sept. 1 in Forest Park Plaza, 7630 W. Roosevelt Road.
Continue reading “Bargain Outlet Store to Open Inside Former Kmart in Forest Park Plaza”