Maker Of Handcrafted Skateboards Sets Up Shop In Bellwood 

Thursday, September 9, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Will Stephan, 26, may specialize in building handcrafted skateboards, but the boards are just conduits for his larger ambition — to build community.  Stephan recently moved his growing operation into roughly 2,500 square feet of warehouse space at 3100 Randolph St. in Bellwood. The space is roughly double the size […]

Hillside Resident Uses Modeling To Tackle Teen Body Image Issues

Wednesday, September 9, 2021 || By Igor Studenkov/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews  Forest Park’s public library teamed up with Model Esteem, 7451 W. Madison St. in Forest Park, to host a Sept. 4 workshop to show youth ages 11 to 13 how modeling can improve their self-esteem and body image. The program is part of the library youth service department’s […]

Dominican Students’ Vaccine Outreach Pays Off

Thursday, September 9, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  A group of Dominican University students helped persuade more than 300 people to get vaccinated in Maywood, where, according to county data, only 40 percent of residents are fully vaccinated. The River Forest university’s Faith in the Vaccine program over the summer focused on communities with many COVID-19 infections and […]