Maywood Business Owner Collects More Than 500 Toys For Kids In Need

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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New D89 Superintendent Gets Up Close and Personal With Community, Touts District’s Diversity

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 || By Michael Romain  MELROSE PARK || A crowd of at least 60 people convened today, Wed., May 27, at the Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview District 89 administrative offices, 906 Walton Street, to meet David Negron (pictured), the district’s newest superintendent. Negron is the principal of Heritage Middle School of District 104 in Summit, Illinois. According to Negron, Heritage has a population of … Continue reading New D89 Superintendent Gets Up Close and Personal With Community, Touts District’s Diversity

Hungry For Opportunity, Hundreds Flock To Maywood Job Fair

Monday, June 2, 2014 || By Michael Romain  Friday, MAYWOOD–Job-seekers from Maywood and surrounding communities such as Bellwood, Berkeley, Forest Park, and Franklin Park convened at Mariella’s Banquets on Friday for a job fair hosted by Mayor Edwenna Perkins. A line of eager prospects snaked around the block before doors opened at 10 AM. According to Princess Dempsey, who owns PI Management, the event planning firm that … Continue reading Hungry For Opportunity, Hundreds Flock To Maywood Job Fair