Mental Health Wellness Center Opens In Broadview As Experts Address Stigma

Saturday, October 27, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Top: Jeff Shapiro, Peter Briggs, Walonza Lee, Kimberly Knake, Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, Brandon Johnson. | VFP 

Last month, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Metro Suburban opened The Living Room at 1917 Roosevelt Road in Broadview inside of Healthcare Alternative Systems — a nonprofit that offers substance abuse support services.

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Milestones: Maywood Senior Helps Raise $250 For Flint Water Effort | Mayor Completes Juvenile Justice Seminar

George Robinson speaks during an April 19 village board meeting, where he was recognized by Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh, below left, for his efforts at raising more than $250 for the residents of Flint, Michigan. | Courtesy Larry Shapiro Saturday, May 28, 2016 || By Michael Romain  When Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh spoke to the Maywood Senior Club about the department’s February launch … Continue reading Milestones: Maywood Senior Helps Raise $250 For Flint Water Effort | Mayor Completes Juvenile Justice Seminar

Maywood Becoming Destination Place For Live Jazz — Thanks To Local Restaurant

Saxophonist Audley Reid warms up his instrument before a performance during one of T&JJ’s Rebirth of Jazz nights earlier this year. Below, T&JJ co-owner Theresa Wilson. | Michael Romain/VFP Monday, April 18, 2016 || By Michael Romain  On a Saturday night earlier this year, pianist and live music enthusiast Stephanie Shanks, 63, sat patiently at a table near the stage inside T&JJ’s Supreme Steaks and Catering, … Continue reading Maywood Becoming Destination Place For Live Jazz — Thanks To Local Restaurant