Tag: Letters

Letters: Proviso Students Raised $700 To Fight Hunger During May 6 CROP Walk

Monday, May 14, 2018 || LETTERS || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Proviso students who participated in the May 6 CROP Hunger Walk in Oak Park. | Courtesy Martina Mc Ellistrim/Facebook 

I want the Maywood, and larger Proviso Township, communities to know that on May 6, during the CROP Hunger Walk, 23 Proviso East seniors, two of their teachers, Ms. Mc Ellistrim and Ms. Murray, and two students from Proviso West raised $700.

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Letters: Proviso Youth Go To Washington D.C., Return With Solutions

Sunday, May 13, 2018 || LETTERS || @maywoodnews 

In March, the Maywood Youth Delegation made their way to the National League of Cities Conference in Washington D.C. to continue the ongoing search for resources for the village and aspiring our young politicians to be the voices of the people.

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Letters: Why Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin Has My Vote

Friday, March 16, 2018 || LETTERS || @maywoodnews 

When residents of the 1st District go the polls on March 20, they should consider the facts. Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin has been a strong champion for our community — creating jobs opportunities, improving our broken infrastructure and bringing millions of dollar in grants.

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Letters: On Gun Violence, ‘The Answer To Our Prayers Is Action’

Friday, February 16, 2018 || LETTERS || @maywoodnews 

Our thoughts, prayers and condolences go to the Parkland, Florida community. These horrible events remind us of the importance of evaluating and implementing our practices to keep our students, teachers, support staff and maintenance safe and secure.

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LETTERS: Thank You, Trustee Yarbrough | What To Know Now That It’s Tax Time

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 || LETTERS || @maywoodnews 

Thank you, Trustee Yarbrough

I would like to give a special thanks to Trustee Henderson Yarbrough, Sr., for assisting me in moving some very large rocks from my parkway. I spoke to Trustee Yarbrough last Wednesday night after a town hall meeting held at Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave., in Maywood.

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