Tag: Mayor Serpico

Melrose Park Mayor: Westlake’s Owners Could Close Hospital Tomorrow

Monday, April 8, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 10:52 p.m.

Melrose Park Mayor Ron Serpico released a statement on Monday explaining that he suspects that the new owners of Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park could close the nearly century-old institution as early as Tuesday.

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Election Data Outlines Financial State Of D209 Board Campaigns

Thursday, March 7, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

According to a breakdown of State Board of Election data by Illinois Sunshine — a political watchdog website maintained by the nonpartisan advocacy organization Reform for Illinois — the major fundraising war in the race for three open seats on the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board isn’t between the only two slates in the race. 

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‘We Are Not Going To Let Them Close These Doors!’

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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