Friday, January 12, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Bellwood village officials, community leaders and Thorntons representatives cut the ribbon on the new gas station during a Jan. 12 ceremony. | Michael Romain
Hildred Taylor, a People Cab driver who lives in Chicago, was among the first customers in line since the new Thorntons gas station, 1125 S. 25th Ave., in Bellwood, opened for business on Jan. 11.
Continue reading “Mayor Calls New Thornton’s Gas Station In Bellwood A ‘Game Changer’”
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews
A 23-year-old Bellwood man was fatally shot on Jan. 8 while trying to rob an older man in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood, according to a Chicago Sun-Times report, published Jan. 9, and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Continue reading “Bellwood Man Fatally Shot While Trying To Rob 58-Year-Old In Chicago”
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 1/14/18
Featured image: Lazarrek Ellis, who was fatally shot on Jan. 8 | Facebook
Local law enforcement officials are treating a shooting that happened outside of a Bellwood nightclub on Jan. 8 as a homicide after a man was pronounced dead at Loyola University Medical Center not long after the incident.
Continue reading “Jan. 8 Bellwood Shooting Now Being Treated As Homicide After Man Dies”
Monday, January 8, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews
Three people were wounded during a shooting outside of Avenue 23, a Bellwood bar located at 2305 St. Charles Rd., in Bellwood, according to a CBS Chicago report.
Continue reading “Three Wounded In Bellwood Shooting On Jan. 8”
Thursday, January 4, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews || Updated: 8:32 p.m.
Featured image: The photo of Cherish Freeman, included in a GoFundMe post created by her father, Justin Freeman. | Justin Freeman/GoFundMe
A Bellwood man has started a GoFundMe campaign in order to pay for the funeral and burial of his 8-month-old daughter, who police say was fatally beaten by her mother in a Joliet motel last month.
Continue reading “Bellwood Man Starts GoFundMe To Bury Baby Daughter Slain In Joliet”
Monday, November 6, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey, along with other village officials, will be on hand to rename 30th Ave. in Bellwood after J.W. Scott, the longtime owner of People Cab, 238 Mannheim Rd. in Bellwood.
Continue reading “Bellwood’s 30th Ave. To Be Renamed After Owner of People Cab on Nov. 18”
Thursday, November 2, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: A portion of Washington Blvd. that is scheduled to be repaved sometime next spring thanks to a $300,000 federal grant awarded to Bellwood. | Google Earth
The village of Bellwood recently received a $300,000 grant to resurface a stretch of Washington Blvd., from the viaduct near Addison Creek west to Eastern Blvd., according to Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey.
Continue reading “Bellwood Gets $300K Grant to Resurface Washington Blvd.”