In Photos: The Taste Of Bellwood 2022

Rev. Teddy Matthews, the pastor of Empowerment Church, baptizes a young boy during the Annual Taste of Bellwood’s outdoor church service on Sunday, Aug. 14. Matthews said three children were baptized that day. | Shanel Romain Monday, August 15, 2022 || Photos by Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews  The Annual Taste of Bellwood, which took place Aug. 12 through Aug. 14, […]

Lightford Taking Nominations For Deserving Grandparents 

Gwen James parades the red carpet at Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Lightford’s 10th Annual Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Hall of Fame banquet in 2019. James was one of the intrepid grandparents Lightford honored that day. | File  Monday, August 15, 2022 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Lightford is currently accepting nominations for her Annual Grandparents Raising […]

Multiple Fatalities On Suburban Expressways Aug. 14 – 15 

Monday, August 15, 2022 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews  One person was killed and three others injured in a shooting on I-88 near Oak Brook on Aug. 14 and a woman was killed in an auto crash on I-290 near Maywood on Aug. 15.  The I-88 shooting happened at York Road near Oak Brook at around 1:15 a.m., […]