Sunday, March 24, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Parents meeting about their students’ sometimes dangerous paths to and from school. A parent-led committee has launched the Smart Routes program as a solution to the problem. | Submitted photo
A group of parents in Proviso Township have taken the safety of their children in their own hands with a project next school year that they hope will make it safer for students in Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview District 89 to get to and from school.
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Monday, February 4, 2019 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Taiyana Shurn participates in the 1st Annual District 89 African American Read-In last year. | File
Village Free Press is pleased to announce that it is once again partnering with AKB Events and District 89 to host the 2nd Annual District 89 African American Read-In (click to download flyer).
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Thursday, December 20, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Joe Trujillo, Diane Williams and Antonio Sanchez inside of Mariella’s Banquets in Maywood just before Sanchez prepares to drop off toys to area young people. | VFP
A local businessman and village trustee gave away more than 500 toys to area young people ahead of Christmas.
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