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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Judge Orders Westlake To Stay Open Until May 1

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

On Tuesday, a judge ordered Pipeline Health, the owner of Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park, to keep the hospital open until at least May 1.

Earlier today, Pipeline Health officials announced in a statement that they temporarily suspended service at Westlake “due to concerns about its ability to continue maintaining a safe environment for patient care due primarily to declining staff rates.” Pipeline also issued 60-day notices to Westlake employees.

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New Info Comes Out On Plans For Maywood Park Racetrack Site

Saturday, April 6, 2019 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews

A diagram of retail properties along North Avenue on the site of the soon-to-be demolished Maywood Park Racetrack. | Mid-America Real Estate Corp./LoopNet

New details have emerged about the massive industrial and retail development going up on the site of the soon-to-be demolished Maywood Park Racetrack, 8600 W. North Ave. in Melrose Park.

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