Broadview Honors ‘Gem Of A Gentleman’, Retiring Custodian James Henderson

Friday, August 9, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  || Updated: 8/11/19

Featured image: The Broadview Board of Trustees with retiring custodian James H. Henderson, pictured center, during a meeting on Aug. 5. | Screenshot

During a regular meeting on Aug. 5, the Broadview Board of Trustees honored veteran custodian James H. Henderson, who is retiring after 24 years on the job.

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The Secret To A Local Hardware Store’s 33 Years? The People, Owner Says

Saturday, July 27, 2019 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews 

Siraj Bhanpuri, the owner of Broadview True Value Hardware, accepts a plaque from Chris Parker, the president of the Bellwood Chamber of Commerce, as Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough, third from left, and Maywood Clerk Viola Mims, right, look on. | Shanel Romain

Siraj Bhanpuri, 73, opened Broadview True Value Hardware, 1815 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Broadview, in 1986. Thirty-three years later — despite being just a mile away from Home Depot — he’s still around.

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Broadview To Get Green Alleys Thanks To Grant

Monday, March 18, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: An example of a green alley, this one in Los Angeles | The Trust for Public Land 

During a regular meeting on March 11, the Broadview Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve an agreement with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago for a project that would help reduce flooding by installing green alleys in the village.

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