The West Cook YMCA Has Plans For Former Menards Site On North Avenue

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

The vacant Menards in Melrose Park, which could be the future home of a YMCA, if all goes according to plans. | Google Earth

The West Cook YMCA is considering another location within the west suburbs, the organization announced during its annual fundraising gala, held April 27 in Oak Brook.

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Op-Ed: Gun Violence, Dwindling Services and Mental Health

Yosman Botero’s artwork, gun mandalas. | artreport.com Tuesday, May 9, 2017 || By Jesse Rosas || OPINIONS || @maywoodnews May marks Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. The commemoration, started in 1949, is an effort to de-stigmatize mental health issues across the nation. Fortunately, over the past few decades we’ve seen a slow but steady uptick in public discussions surrounding mental health. Just … Continue reading Op-Ed: Gun Violence, Dwindling Services and Mental Health