Category: Community

Bellwood Scholarship Program Still Helping Students After 30 Years

Saturday, October 13, 2018 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews 

During a regular board meeting on Sept. 19, a Bellwood trustee read a letter from Chanel Brown, who graduated from Missouri Baptist University in the spring.

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Maywood Clergy Organization Launches New Urban First Responders Team

Saturday, October 13, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Members of Proviso Township Ministerial Alliance Network’s Urban First Responders Team. | Courtesy Bishop Reginald J. Saffo 

Patients at Loyola University Medical Center who have been victimized by violence now have additional support with the launch of an Urban First Responders Team.

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Boykin’s Rowdy Funeral Task Force Gears Up As Violence Erupts In Suburbs

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 || By Tim Inklebarger/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A brawl that broke out during a funeral procession near the corner of Jackson Boulevard and Wisconsin Avenue in Oak Park on Sept. 8. | YouTube 

On a Saturday afternoon in early September, Oak Park resident Michael O’Malley was in the back of his home in the 800 block of Wisconsin Avenue, when he heard arguing coming from the street outside.

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