Thursday, January 31, 2019 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews
Featured image: State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, Ronil Awalegaonkar and Congressman Danny K. Davis meeting in the congressman’s office on Jan. 26. | Submitted photo
During a brief ceremony on Jan. 26, at his district office
in Chicago U.S. Rep. Danny K. Davis (7th), along with state Rep. La
Shawn K. Ford (8th), greeted sophomore Ronil Awalegaonkar with a
certificate of recognition. Awalegaonkar was the 7th Congressional
District winner of the 2018 Congressional APP Challenge, a nationwide
competition for middle and high school students that encourages them to create
Continue reading “Rep. Davis Gets Tech Support From Competition Winner”
Friday, January 18, 2019 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews
Residents of Illinois who rely on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, benefits will receive their February benefits early, in January, but state officials said recipients should be prudent when dispensing with the needed assistance.
Continue reading “Treat Your February SNAP Benefits Like Your Last, State Says”
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 || By Igor Studenkov/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews
State Sen. Kimberly Lightford (4th), whose district includes all or parts of Bellwood, Broadview, Maywood and Melrose Park, has come out strongly against a proposal to increase the fees that currency exchanges charge every time a customer cashes a check.
Continue reading “Lightford Blasts Proposed Currency Exchange Check-cashing Fee Hikes”