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”
Monday, February 26, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: The Proviso West band performing during Bellwood’s Black History Month celebration on Feb. 25. | Courtesy J. Boston
Here are some of the peoples, places and things worth pointing out from happenings throughout Proviso Township recently:
Continue reading “Out And About: Bellwood Celebrates Black History Month And MFA Gets Visitor”
Thursday, February 15, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Bellwood mayor Andre Harvey, who was honored during a Feb. 13 D209 meeting. | Screenshot
During a regular meeting on Feb. 13, the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board honored Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey for his efforts to help a student who was having a seizure at a Proviso East vs. Proviso West basketball game on Feb. 3.
Continue reading “Bellwood Mayor Honored For Helping A Student Having A Seizure During East-West Game”
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’”
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”