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.
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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.
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Thursday, October 12, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey during a reception at McDonald’s in Bellwood on Oct. 2. | File
Back in May, during a ‘Breakfast with the Mayor’ event hosted by the Bellwood Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey spoke about his mentors growing up and a moment that he called decisive.
Continue reading “Village People: Mayor Andre Harvey, 53, On the Power of Mentors”
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey was 16 years old when he started working at McDonald’s — the first job he ever held.
“I worked at the one on 1st Ave. and Lake St. [in Maywood],” Harvey recalled, as Ray Nelson — who along with his wife, Jan, now owns that Maywood McDonald’s — looked on (the Nelsons met as teenagers while working at two different McDonald’s locations).
Continue reading “Newly Remodeled Bellwood McDonald’s Officially Opens for Business”
Thursday, September 14, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: The Bellwood McDonald’s, which is nearing completion after several months of remodeling. | Shanel Romain/VFP
The Bellwood McDonald’s, located at 520 S. 25th Ave., will open in early October, according to marketing officials affiliated with the company.
Continue reading “Bellwood McDonald’s, Closed for Remodeling, to Reopen in Early October”
Sunday, August 6, 2017 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 8/10/17
Sergio Minniti, of Westchester, and his business partner, Bobby Anzaldi, of Melrose Park, were nothing but smiles on Sunday as the first-ever Taste of Bellwood wrapped up.
Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey said the two-day event, which started on Aug. 5 and happened along Washington Blvd. (between Eastern and 25th Avenues), was perhaps the biggest event of its kind in nearly two decades, attracting a crowd he estimated may have been around 5,000 strong over two days.
Continue reading “Taste of Bellwood Deemed A Success By Vendors as Mayor Anticipates Next Year”
Thursday, August 3, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
The Taste of Bellwood is set to take place on the weekend of Aug. 5 and 6. The event will be held from 12 p.m. until 10 p.m. each day. Recently elected Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey announced plans to hold the first-ever Taste earlier this year.
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