Carson’s North Riverside Store Closing To Result In At Least 159 Lost Jobs

Friday, May 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A crowd outside of the Carson’s in North Riverside Park Mall in 2015. | Chandler West/Wednesday Journal 

According to media reports, roughly 3,514 workers will lose their jobs when 35 Bon-Ton Stores-owned properties, most notably Carson’s department store, and two distribution centers are liquidated due to bankruptcy.

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Maywood Public Library Awarded $61K Technology Grant

(The Maywood Public Library. Photo by ABC7 Eyewitness News). Wednesday, July 9, 2014 || By Michael Romain  The Maywood Public Library has been awarded $61,000 through the state’s Eliminate the Digital Divide grant program. The grant, which was awarded by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) last month, is designed to provide funding of up to “$75,000 to plan, establish, administer and expand … Continue reading Maywood Public Library Awarded $61K Technology Grant