Loyola’s Gottlieb Memorial Hospital Receives $10M Donation From Namesake Foundation
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Loyola’s Gottlieb Memorial Hospital Receives $10M Donation From Namesake Foundation

Shia Kapos of Crain’s Chicago Business reported on December 30, 2013, that Gottlieb Memorial Hospital in Melrose Park will receive a $10 million gift from the Gottleib Memorial Foundation, which is headed by Jack Weinberg. Gottlieb was acquired by Maywood-based Loyola University Health System in 2008. Kapos writes: The gift will be used to improve inpatient … Continue reading

Fred Hampton Pool Makes Waves; Cooling Tips For Seniors
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Fred Hampton Pool Makes Waves; Cooling Tips For Seniors

CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reported poolside from the Fred Hampton Aquatic Center, among other locations throughout Maywood, Oak Park and Bellwood, where he chronicles how people are dealing with the extreme heat: http://chicago.cbslocal.com/video?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=9107757 Speaking of heat: Here’s a partial listing of cooling centers in Maywood: The Police Station at 125 S. 5th Ave. The Maywood … Continue reading

Michael Rogers’s Field of Dreams
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Michael Rogers’s Field of Dreams

This is a roundabout way of inaugurating our newest section of the site, which we’re calling, “Maywood Re-Imagined.” Every week, we’ll take certain parts of Maywood and virtually revitalize them through digital manipulation, so residents can see the town’s infinite possibilities and hopefully start making Maywood their canvas. If you have any ideas, email them, … Continue reading

STUCK: Youth Joblessness Not Just A Black Thing
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STUCK: Youth Joblessness Not Just A Black Thing

A recently released study by an anonymous think tank concludes that the most common admonishment heard among African-American parents with children, ages 18-34, is: “You need to get a job!” The second most common was: “You need to get a job with some benefits!” Another (real) study, released by Demos (“Stuck: Young America’s Persistent Jobs … Continue reading