Photo Essay: For Local Students, Prom is More Than a Night (Part II)
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Photo Essay: For Local Students, Prom is More Than a Night (Part II)

Joshua Bell-Bey, inside of his Forest Park home, prepares to go to prom. | Sebastian Hidalgo (See more below). Thursday, May 18, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Last month, the Village Free Press, with the key sponsorship of the Bellwood, Broadview and Maywood Chambers of Commerce, hosted an essay contest. We urged those … Continue reading

Village People: Cassie Dodd, 28, is Feeling Free
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Village People: Cassie Dodd, 28, is Feeling Free

Maywood native and fashion designer Cassie Dodd wears a gown she created. Below, she poses with models donning her clothing line, which includes gowns she’s designed for prom. | Submitted photos  Wednesday, May 17, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Cassie Dodd, a Maywood native, actress and full-time fashion designer, recently hosted a show … Continue reading

Photo Essay: For Local Students, Prom is More Than a Night (Part I)
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Photo Essay: For Local Students, Prom is More Than a Night (Part I)

Dominique Wallace prepares for prom at her brother’s home in Broadview, where her sister-in-law, Kayla Boddy, made her up for the night. See more of Boddy’s work here. | Sebastian Hidalgo  Tuesday, May 16, 2017 || By Michael Romain || Photos by Sebastian Hidalgo & Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews Dominique Wallace, a senior track star … Continue reading

Friday Socials Coming to Meal of the Day Cafe in Maywood Starting May 12
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Friday Socials Coming to Meal of the Day Cafe in Maywood Starting May 12

Paintings inside of Meal of the Day Cafe in Maywood. The restaurant is launching Friday after-work socials starting May 12. | File Tuesday, May 9, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews Meal of the Day Cafe, located on the fourth floor of Eisenhower Tower, 1701 S. 1st Ave., is launching a series of Friday after-work socials … Continue reading

At Resource Fair, Maywood Seniors Enjoy Chair Yoga
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At Resource Fair, Maywood Seniors Enjoy Chair Yoga

Senior citizens participate in Chair Yoga during the April 22 Ideas for Life Senior Fair held in Maywood. Below, a senior receives a free health screening. | Michael Romain/VFP Thursday, April 27, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews More than 100 senior citizens packed the Maywood Multipurpose Building, 200 S. 5th Ave., last Saturday … Continue reading