Thursday, September 20, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Police Chiefs Tom Aftanas, left, and Valdimir Talley during a Sept. 17 visit to a Maywood preschool. | Photos provided
Two area police chiefs and a state legislator recently visited a prekindergarten class in Maywood in order to read to students and show their support for additional preschool funding.
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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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Sunday, August 26, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (7th).
Illinois school students may be getting a lot more cursive writing in their instructional diet this school year thanks to a measure spearheaded by state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, whose 7th District encompasses most of Proviso Township.
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