Gottlieb Opens Renovated ER, Loyola Medicine Prepares To Resume Elective Surgeries

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  A newly renovated and expanded emergency department at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, 701 W. North Avenue in Melrose Park, opened to the public on May 5. The $15.8 million Judd A. Weinberg Emergency Department will allow the hospital to accommodate more daily patient visits, hospital officials explained in a statement. “An […]

Pritzker Unveils Plan To Reopen Illinois

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 || By Rebecca Anzel/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews  SPRINGFIELD — Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday announced a five-step, regional plan to reopen Illinois after months of restrictions put in place to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic. The governor’s Restore Illinois plan comprises of five phases that health regions — the 11 districts the Illinois Department of […]

D209 Waives Community Service Diploma Requirements 

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t just affected milestones like prom for District 209’s class of 2020. The crisis has also prompted the D209 school board to waive the community service requirement for graduating seniors. The board voted unanimously on the measure during a regular meeting on April 14. The board voted on […]

Proviso East’s Marching Band To Get New Uniforms

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The Proviso East Marching Band will soon be marching to the beat of a different look. At a regular meeting on March 10, the District 209 board unanimously approved a $58,190 bid for Romeoville-based The Bandmans Company to make 100 new uniforms for the popular band. Cletis Seals Jr., the […]