Category: Community

Bellwood Pastor To Launch Free Summer Mentoring Program For Girls

Sunday, June 16, 2019 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Pastor Annette Barker, who recently launched a girls’ mentoring program. | Shanel Romain

A Bellwood pastor is set to launch a summer program tailored for young women in the Proviso Township area.

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Local Fathers On What It Takes To Be A Great Dad

Sunday, June 16, 2019 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Everett Stubblefield, a 39-year-old father of four speaks his piece on fatherhood during a Father’s Day basketball tournament in Bellwood. | Shanel Romain

On Saturday, I asked fathers who were present at two community events — a book discussion at Afriware Books, 1701 S. 1st Ave. (Suite 400 in the Eisenhower Tower) in Maywood and a Father’s Day Basketball Tournament hosted by Empowerment Church at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School, 2501 Oak St. in Bellwood — two questions.

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In Disrepair, Fred Hampton Pool Will Open Late, If At All

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

The polar vortex that gripped the Chicago metro area at the end of January closed schools, shuttered some businesses and slowed public transit.

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