Monday, February 18, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 4:30 p.m.
Featured image: State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch with state Rep. Kathleen Willis, right, during a Feb. 18 demonstration outside of Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park. Welch and other community leaders have vowed to fight the hospital’s impending closure. | Alexa Rogals
A shivering crowd of at least 40 people gathered under snowfall and in 20-degree weather on Monday morning just across the street from Westlake to protest the recent decision by the hospital’s new owner to close the institution.
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Sunday, February 17, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Members of PASO – West Suburban Action Project, which is planning to protest the impending closure of Westlake Hospital on Feb. 18. | File
A coalition of community leaders is planning to protest the impending closure of Westlake Hospital, 1225 W. Lake Street in Melrose Park, at 9:15 a.m. on Feb. 18. The demonstration will take place in front of the hospital.
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Saturday, February 16, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
The new owners of Westlake Hospital, 1225 W. Lake St. in Melrose Park, plan to close the venerable institution, according to a statement released by Melrose Park Mayor Ron Serpico on Feb. 15.
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