Category: Communities

Bellwood Man Wins $10K Prize From Publishers Clearing House

Thursday, May 16, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Howie Guja and Frederick Crockett pose for the camera on Thursday, after Crockett learned that he had won $10,000 prize money from Publishers Clearing House. | Shanel Romain

Doris Crockett, a 30-year resident of Bellwood, has been playing the famous Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes for as long as she’s lived in the village.

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Maywood To Form 2020 Census Committee To Ensure Residents Are Counted

Thursday, May 9, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Fewer than 70 percent of Maywood residents participated in the last two U.S. Census counts, a reality that has likely cost the village a significant amount of money, said Drake Booker, a partnership specialist with the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Broadview Library Construction Paused After Contractor Backs Out

Thursday, May 9, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: The Broadview Public Library is undergoing construction, which has been delayed after the contractor defaulted. | File

The renovation of the Broadview Public Library, 2226 S. 16th Ave. in Broadview, recently hit a snag in the road after the general contractor abruptly backed out of the project, bringing the work to a screeching halt and sending library officials and community members into a frenzy.

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