Category: Noted

At Bellwood Breast Cancer Walk/Run, Affected Residents Race For A Cure

Sunday, June 30, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Bellwood Village Clerk Janel Moreland (third from left) with area elected officials and community members during her second annual Pink Divas & Gents Walk/Run on June 29. | Courtesy Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey/Facebook

More than 300 people, most of whom either live or work in Bellwood, walked and jogged to raise awareness about breast cancer this past Saturday.

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As It Builds New Facility, Trucking Company Unearths Pieces Of Maywood’s Past

Friday, June 28, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: James Apa on the site of his trucking company’s future home in Maywood. | Michael Romain

“You want a laugh?” said James Apa on Friday afternoon. Apa was standing on the massive parcel of land at 1001 S. St. Charles Rd. in Maywood that he bought from the village earlier this year for $250,000.

Apa’s building a 6,500- to 7,500-square foot facility and a paved yard for his new trucking business, Third Coast Teaming Company, on the site.

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209 Together Scholars Share Stories Of Perseverance

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

In her junior year at Proviso Math and Science Academy, Michelle Munoz, 18, was dealt a devastating blow — her father died. And during her junior year in high school, Munoz’s mother was diagnosed with a series of benign tumors.

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