River Forest Residents Reach Out To Proviso Suburbs While Protesting Rail Project

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 || By Nona Tepper/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Congressman Danny Davis will hold a town hall meeting on Aug. 27 to discuss resident concerns, particularly around what they say is an inadequate barrier off the access road. | Submitted photo

Last June, River Forest residents noticed workers cutting down 17 trees along the Union Pacific railroad tracks. Then they saw workers installing a gravel road up to the train line, where trucks started rolling up and down daily and trespassers began climbing and strolling along the rail bed.

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Melrose Park Breaks Ground on $250M Expansion of Manufacturing Site

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Left to right, Fresenius Kabi officials Steve Nowicki, Dr. Michael Schoenhofen, John Ducker and Melrose Park Mayor Ron Serpico during a groundbreaking ceremony that marked the start of work on a project to expand the company’s Melrose Park facility. | Fresenius Kabi

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Breaking: Melrose Park Strikes Down Sanctuary City Ordinance

Melrose Park residents showing their support for a sanctuary city ordinance in the village during a regular board meeting in February. | File Monday, April 10, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews During an April 10 regular board meeting, the Melrose Park Board of Trustees unanimously struck down a decision to direct the village’s attorneys to prepare an ordinance that would make Melrose Park a … Continue reading Breaking: Melrose Park Strikes Down Sanctuary City Ordinance