If West Sub Shares Westlake Hospital’s Fate, Blame The Sick Elites

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 || By Michael Romain || OPINION || @maywoodnews  A few months after Pipeline Health closed Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park, I traveled to the offices of Dr. Nabil Saleh, a pediatrician who has practiced at the hospital since 1978. Saleh’s offices were inside Westlake’s Professional Office Building. Although the hospital proper had shuttered, the office building […]

Maywood Entrepreneur Hosts Popups For Small Businesses Seeking To Sell During Pandemic

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  A Maywood entrepreneur wants to help small business owners reach an audience to sell their products and services amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Krystle Hall-Johnson, 39, owns Pynk Products, an event planning company and she’s currently calling all small business owners looking for a platform. On Sept. 19 and Sept. 20, from […]

Melrose Park Woman Dies After Maywood Shooting

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 3:42 p.m. A Melrose Park woman died after a shooting that reportedly took place in Maywood, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. Alejandra Cortez, 22, was pronounced dead from a gunshot wound to the head at 4:28 p.m. on Sept. 5, the medical examiner’s office said. […]

Long Vacant Maywood Funeral Chapel To Reopen With New Ownership

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  A long empty funeral chapel in Maywood will reopen soon with a new owner. Corbin Colonia Funeral Chapel, 1001 Madison St., will soon be Cannon Funeral Services. Owner Gerald Cannon, 40, acquired the property from the Cook County Land Bank earlier this year and plans to reopen the facility as […]