Maywood Business Owner Donates Toys to Children of Battered Women, Others in Need

Antonio Sanchez, Maywood Police Chief Valdimir Talley, Wilena Orr and Erica Sanchez inside of Mariella’s Banquets in Maywood on Christmas Eve moments before taking donated toys to children in need. | Michael Romain/VFP Saturday, December 24, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Antonio Sanchez, who owns and operates Mariella’s Banquets, 124 S. 5th Ave., didn’t want this Christmas to go by without doing something for those … Continue reading Maywood Business Owner Donates Toys to Children of Battered Women, Others in Need

A Truck Crew Parks Holiday Cheer in Maywood

Members of Unknown Street Truckz pose with donated toys inside Mariella’s Banquet Hall. Photo by Antonio Sanchez. Below, Antonio Posada, Ramon Posada and Antonio Sanchez in the parking lot f Mariella’s. Photos by Michael Romain. Monday, December 22, 2014 || By Michael Romain If group of collaborators have their way, yesterday’s holiday toy drive may be the start of more car fun in town MAYWOOD … Continue reading A Truck Crew Parks Holiday Cheer in Maywood

Local Pastors Meet With Law Enforcement To Draw Up Solutions To Gun Violence

(Mark Walsh speaks as Chief Talley looks on. Pictured below: Bishop Dr. Claude Porter and Chief Valdimir Talley. Photos by Michael Romain for the Village Free Press). Monday, July 14, 2014 || By Michael Romain MAYWOOD–Last Friday, the Maywood Police Department hosted a breakfast and meet-and-greet with area clergymen at Mariella’s Banquet Hall in Maywood. Mark Walsh, campaign director for the Illinois Council Against Handgun … Continue reading Local Pastors Meet With Law Enforcement To Draw Up Solutions To Gun Violence