Back to School Health Fair set for July 29

Speaker Chris Welch sponsors annual event July 11, 2023 | By Francia Garcia Hernandez Local families will be able to access health and wellness resources offered by local service providers at the upcoming Back to School Health Fair taking place at Proviso West High School, 4701 Harrison St. The event takes place Saturday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 […]

Can Maywood turn old Bushwood site into entertainment venue?

Village bought golf driving range from county land bank  July 11, 2023 | By Francia Garcia Hernandez The former Bushwood Golf Practice Center, 30 Madison St., could become an entertainment venue under the village of Maywood’s plans for the property. The property was purchased by the village in May 2021 from the Cook County Land Bank Authority, records show. According […]

Separated by 1 vote, Maywood trustee seat headed for recount

Judge refuses to dismiss suit seeking to overturn April 4 result  July 11, 2023 | By Francia Garcia Hernandez While this year’s elections for Maywood’s village government seemed over, the village is headed for a full recount over the seat of current Village Board Trustee Rahmaan “Ray” Williams, if funding for the recount is secured.   On June 30, Judge Viviana […]

Bellwood man charged for drug trafficking on Chicago’s West Side

One of 13 defendants charged for allegedly trafficking fentanyl-laced heroin and cocaine  July 11, 2023 | By Francia Garcia Hernandez A federal drug trafficking investigation resulted in charges against 13 individuals for allegedly selling fentanyl-laced heroin and cocaine on the West Side of Chicago. Some of the defendants, including the alleged leader, are members of the Traveling Vice Lords street […]