Saturday, June 9, 2018 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Police officers from area departments participate in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics on June 9. | Shanel Romain
On Saturday, police officers from Bellwood, Broadview, Maywood, Forest Park and Westchester ran more than four miles in the rain — from the Westchester Police Department in Westchester to Constitution Court in Forest Park — for a good cause.
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Friday, June 8, 2018 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews
Featured image: The corner of St. Charles Rd. and 25th Ave. in Bellwood. | Igor Studenkov
The village of Bellwood recently secured nearly $800,000 in grant money to improve a stretch of roadway that officials consider critical to the town’s overall economic health.
Continue reading “Bellwood Gearing Up For Nearly $800K In St. Charles Rd. Improvements”
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews
Featured image: The former Bellwood Chinese Restaurant, which could soon be home to a Lucky Bernie’s deli. | Google Earth
A former Chinese restaurant at 1111 Bellwood Ave. in Bellwood will soon house a deli that will also feature Shee Goo rolled ice cream, a wide selection of wines, craft beers and video gambling. But the video gambling and, to a lesser extent, the alcohol have some residents worried.
Continue reading “Deli Prepping To Move To Bellwood Ave., But Some Neighbors Voice Concerns”
Monday, April 23, 2018 || By Wendell Hutson || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Dorothy Brown during a Sunday press conference held to announce her bid for Chicago mayor. | Wendell Hutson
Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown announced Sunday her second candidacy for mayor of Chicago, and this time she has the support of two west suburban mayors.
Continue reading “Bellwood, Maywood Mayors Support Dorothy Brown’s Mayoral Bid”
Saturday, March 10, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 3/11/18
Featured image: The caskets of James Eric Davis Sr. and Diva Jeneen Davis are carried out of Broadview Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday. | VFP
A sudden, collective hush seized the crowd of at least 1,000 mourners packed tightly inside of the massive first-level sanctuary of Broadview Missionary Baptist Church, 2100 S. 25th Ave. in Broadview, on Saturday.
Continue reading “Bellwood Officer, Wife Remembered As Community ‘Heroes’ During Memorial”
Saturday, March 3, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
During a press conference on March 2, Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey remembered Bellwood police officer James Davis Sr. as a positive presence in the community whose tragic death has stunned those who knew him.
Continue reading “‘James Davis Touched Everybody’s Lives,’ Bellwood Mayor Says Of Slain Officer”
Friday, March 2, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews
Featured image: James Eric Davis Sr. and Diva Jeneen Davis. | Facebook/Twitter (via Detroit Free Press)
Central Michigan University police have confirmed that the victims of a fatal shooting that happened Friday morning on the college’s campus are James Eric Davis Sr. and Diva Jeneen Davis of Plainfield, Ill., according to an article in the Detroit Free Press.
Continue reading “Police Confirm That Bellwood Officer, Wife Were Victims In CMU Shooting”