County Issues New COVID-19 Guidance As Rates Among Young People Surge

Monday, August 3, 2020 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  On Monday, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) announced that they were issuing new guidance for “bars, fitness clubs, personal care businesses and other gathering places to respond to a new surge in COVID-19 cases in suburban Cook County, particularly among young adults,” according to […]

Pritzker Warns Of Deep Cuts Without Federal Economic Aid

Monday, August 3, 2020 || By Peter Hancock/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews  SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker said Monday that Illinois faces the prospect of having to make deep spending cuts over the rest of the fiscal year if Congress does not pass an economic relief package that helps states make up for the massive loss in revenue they’ve seen […]

OPINION: Our Families Deserve The Fair Tax

Monday, August 3, 2020 || By Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch || @maywoodnews  The last few months have been an incredibly difficult time for our state and its residents, and the constituents I serve as state  representative for Illinois’ Seventh District are certainly no exception. So many families are living paycheck to paycheck to make ends meet, and it’s the responsibility […]

Businesses Make Do With Coin Shortage

Monday, August 3, 2020 || By Stacey Sheridan/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews  In addition to the worldwide health and economic tribulations, the COVID-19 pandemic has also caused a shortage of coinage in the United States that has left many quite literally short-changed. Laundromats, fast food restaurants, currency exchanges and grocery stores have all felt the strain of the limited availability of […]

Westbound Lanes Of Eisenhower Expressway Closed After Monday Morning Crash

Monday, August 3, 2020 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews  A crash involving two vehicles traveling along the westbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway Monday morning resulted in westbound lane closures, Illinois State Police said. At 8:20 a.m. on Monday morning, state police said that the lane closures were expected to last approximately two hours. The crash happened in […]