Category: Community

‘Art Around Town’ The Theme Of Maywood’s Village Pride, Village Wide Event April 27

Thursday, April 18, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: A community member paints a park bench during Village Pride, Village Wide in 2018. | File

Participants at the annual Village Wide, Village Pride cleanup — which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 27, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., in Maywood this year — will set their sights on bridges; in particular, the overpasses above the Eisenhower Expressway.

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Village People: Aaron Canino Sketches Landscapes Real And Imagined

Sunday, April 25, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Aaron Canino, 28, said that he was inspired to start drawing architectural landscapes while a student in Mr. Jenkins’s art class at Proviso West. He’s been drawing with a passion ever since — from iconic New York cityscapes to local landmarks to buildings that are material only in Canino’s imagination.

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Proviso Residents Walk And Talk Well-Being After Recent Suicides

Sunday, April 14, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Community members go door-to-door conducting well-being checks in Maywood on April 13. | Shanel Romain

Shania Collins, a 16-year-old Proviso East student, knew all three students who have died by suicide at the school since last November. Her brother, Stephen Collins, 18, is an ROTC cadet at East who helped show the ropes to the vibrant 15-year-old basketball player who died by suicide on April 5.

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