Category: Communities

Bellwood Teen’s Inventive Street Lights Win $2K Prize

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Kamron Brown, right, works on an idea during the Create a Spark HFS Scholars STEM Program and Energy Academy. | Photo submitted

A Bellwood high school student recently won first-place in a science competition for an idea that could lead to brighter, safer streets. 

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Historic Maywood Church Building Gets New Congregation, With A History Of Its Own

Sunday, June 7, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Congressman Danny K. Davis, fourth from left, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch and Rev. Myron Austin attend Sunday’s ribbon-cutting for Rose of Sharon Community Church, which moved into its permanent home in Maywood on July 7. | Shanel Romain

A historic Maywood church building that dates back to 1871 took in its newest congregation on July 7.

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Area Basketball Camp Develops Body, Mind And Soul

Saturday, July 6, 2019 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Young people participate in Four Point Play’s free basketball skills clinic at Walther Christian Academy in Melrose Park last month. | Shanel Romain

The organizers of a free basketball skills clinic held at Walther Christian Academy in Melrose Park on June 22 sought to help young people hone more than jump shots.

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