Thursday, March 8, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Bishop George Hagler, second from left, receives an honor from Bellwood and county officials during a ceremony last month. | Courtesy Village of Bellwood
Bishop George Hagler, a prominent Bellwood religious leader, has died. He was 97 years old. Hagler’s death was announced on Facebook early today by numerous Bellwood civic and village leaders.
Continue reading “Bishop George Hagler, Prominent Bellwood Religious Leader, Dies At 97”
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: J.W. Scott, center, is presented with an honorary street sign bearing his name by Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey on Nov. 18. | Courtesy Mayor Andre Harvey
J.W. Scott, the 86-year-old founder of People Cab Co. in Bellwood, was recently featured in a John Fountain column in the Chicago Sun-Times — the article the result of a Nov. 18 street naming ceremony. Henceforth and forevermore, a portion of St. Charles Rd. (near 30th Ave.) will be “Honorary J.W. Scott Ave.”
Continue reading “Village People: J.W. Scott, 86, Gets His Due”