Milestones: Maywood, Bellwood Chambers Honor Local Leaders | Porter Honored by County Board

The annual Awards & Scholarship Banquet, hosted by the Maywood and Bellwood Chambers of Commerce and held at Triton College on June 8. Below, Anthony Williams, the Maywood Chamber’s chairman, with Secretary of State Jesse White. | Photos courtesy Maywood Trustee Michael Rogers Thursday, June 9, 2016 || By Michael Romain  The Maywood and Bellwood Chambers of Commerce held their annual Awards & Scholarship Banquet on … Continue reading Milestones: Maywood, Bellwood Chambers Honor Local Leaders | Porter Honored by County Board

‘Churches Can Create Jobs For Youths,’ Say Local Pastors Planning Employment Program

  Left to Right: Rev. James Hicks, Rev. Stephen Johns, Bishop Reginald Saffo, Rev. Albert Johnson and Rev. Bill Teague, all members of PTMAN’s cabinet, pose for a photo on March 22. Below: Cabinet members, including Rev. Pirsia Allen (far left) pose outside of Saffo’s Maywood church. | Submitted Tuesday, March 22, 2016 || By Michael Romain  It’s a complaint that Bishop Reginald Saffo, pastor of the United … Continue reading ‘Churches Can Create Jobs For Youths,’ Say Local Pastors Planning Employment Program

At the Corner of 19th Ave. and St. Charles, an Urban Ministry is Changing the Built Environment and Battling Perceptions

Bishop Reginald Saffo directing a prayer gathering he facilitated last Saturday, Sept. 26, in Maywood. Below: Participants in the communal prayer at the corner of 19th Ave. and St. Charles. || Photo: Michael Romain  Tuesday, September 29, 2015 || By Michael Romain  MAYWOOD | Bishop Reginald Saffo is used to the hype about this corner of town, 19th Ave. and St. Charles Rd., where a liquor … Continue reading At the Corner of 19th Ave. and St. Charles, an Urban Ministry is Changing the Built Environment and Battling Perceptions