Maywood Nonprofit To Get Nearly $800K Anti-Violence Grant

Monday, June 8, 2020 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  In the most recent budget approved by the Illinois General Assembly, the Proviso Leyden Council for Community Action (PLCCA) in Maywood is slated to receive a $788,500 grant to “continue providing services that help curb violence in Proviso and Leyden Townships,” according to a statement released by the office of […]

Applications Now Open For $10M Recovery Fund Loans, County Board President Says

Monday, June 8, 2020 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced on June 8 that applications for the Community Recovery Loan Fund are now open. Launched in April as part of the Bureau of Economic Development’s Community Recovery Initiative, the $10 million fund offers “one-time, zero-interest loans of up to $20,000 for small businesses […]

Pritzker Calls On Insurers To Expedite Claims For Looted, Damaged Businesses

Monday, June 8, 2020 || By Jerry Nowicki/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews  Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Insurance are calling on insurers to expedite claims and payments to businesses hit by looters in recent days. “It is my expectation and the expectation of the Illinois Department of Insurance that insurance companies will do everything in their power […]

Area Libraries Announce Curbside Pickup, Computer Use

Monday, June 8, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  At least two area libraries have announced that they’ll start curbside pickup service. The Melrose Park Public Library announced last month that they will start curbside pickup service and computer use by appointment only on June 1. And the Broadview Public Library announced recently that it will start curbside pickup […]