Gottlieb Gets $12.8M Gift for Emergency Department Renovation

Friday, October 6, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The exterior of Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, 701 W. North Ave. in Melrose Park. | Gottlieb Memorial Hospital 

The Gottlieb Memorial Foundation announced on Oct. 5 that it has pledged $12.8 million to help pay for the renovation of Gottlieb Memorial Hospital’s emergency department.

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How a Loyola Initiative Is Spreading Health in Proviso Right Under Your Nose

Friday, September 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Attendee’s at the Sept. 9 Voices at the Table event, sponsored by PP4H, get active with dance. | Michael Romain/VFP

On Sept. 9, a few hundred people circulated in and out of the playground of Lexington Elementary School, 415 Lexington St. in Maywood. The school closed in 2015, which made the site of last Saturday’s festivities — what the host organization, Proviso Partners for Health, called Voices at the Table — particularly ironic, like a rose blooming from concrete.

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At Proviso East, YMCA-trained Lifeguards Revive Old Pool

Proviso East students participate in a drill during the last day of a 5-week Red Cross lifeguard and training certification program provided through a partnership between the Oak Park-based West Cook YMCA and Proviso Township High Schools District 209. | Submitted photos [West Cook YMCA and Proviso Township Districts 209] Tuesday,  May 9, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Cameron Wollenschlager, a 17-year-old junior … Continue reading At Proviso East, YMCA-trained Lifeguards Revive Old Pool