Category: Noted

Feder: Melrose Park Native To Join ‘Good Day Chicago’ As Traffic Reporter

Monday, February 5, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Michelle Alegria, who grew up in Melrose Park. | Michelle Alegria 

Chicago media reporter Robert Feder reported on Jan. 29 that a Melrose Park native will join Fox’s WFLD-Channel 32 as a traffic reporter for “Good Day Chicago.”

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New Bellwood Restaurant, Gaming Bistro To Hold Grand Opening Feb. 9

Monday, February 5, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Club 717, which recently opened in Bellwood. | Courtesy Village of Bellwood 

A new Bellwood restaurant that will also feature video gambling machines, live DJ’s and an outdoor beer garden will host an official ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand-opening on Friday, Feb. 9., 8:30 a.m., with the help of the Bellwood Chamber of Commerce.

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Local Clergy Launch Online Survey To Get Residents’ Input

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

A local clergy organization has launched an online survey to acquire community feedback about issues that are important to residents.

The Proviso Township Ministerial Alliance Network (PTMAN) created the online survey to “capture your concerns about our community,” representatives with the organization said in a statement.

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Babies At Loyola Wear Red For February — American Heart Month

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A baby in Loyola’s neonatal intensive care unit donning a hand-knit red hat for American Heart Month. | Courtesy Loyola Medicine 

February is American Heart Month. As a gesture of support, babies being cared for at Loyola Medical Center’s neonatal intensive care unit will don hand-knit red hats.

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Roosevelt Road 7-Eleven Sells $4.25M Lottery Ticket In Latest Streak Of Luck

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews || Updated: 2/5/18

Tapan Shah said he felt happy but not surprised when he learned the winning, $4.25 million lottery ticket was purchased at his 7-Eleven, located at 7749 Roosevelt Road, in Forest Park, on Jan. 20. From simple scratch-offs or Powerballs, Shah said winning lotto tickets have been purchased at his establishments at least four times before. Luck follows him, Shah said.

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When Driving In Other Towns, Beware Of The ‘Crash Tax’

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

In 2009, according to a New York Times article, a man was “knocked off his motor scooter by the car behind him” while riding in Chicago Heights.

“Five months later he got another surprise: a bill from the fire department for responding to the scene of the accident.”

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