Sunday, August 11, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin talks about gun violence and its socioeconomic roots during a visit to the Maywood Park District on Aug. 7. | Proviso Partners for Health
Two weeks after a double homicide rocked Maywood and two mass shootings less than a day apart rocked the nation, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin visited Maywood to discuss his Chicago HEAL initiative — a plan that involves the senator and 10 Chicago area hospitals, including Loyola University Medical Center, collaborating on ways of “strengthening neighborhood engagement to reduce violence and improve health,” according to a summary of the initiative available online.
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Thursday, September 13, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, and small farmers from Whiteside County, inside of a greenhouse in the Proviso Giving Garden in Maywood. | VFP
Whiteside County, Ill. is where the easternmost portion of Iowa kisses the westernmost portion of the Land of Lincoln. Tampico, one of the county’s most recognizable municipalities, is where President Ronald Reagan was born. Morrison, Whiteside’s county seat, is closer to Iowa City than Chicago.
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Monday, May 21, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
A local wellness organization has recently released a comprehensive listing of more than 40 summer activities and programs designed for young people, ages 5 to 24.
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