Sunday, November 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
District 89 school board member Regina Rivers speaks out against the IASB’s proposed resolution during a press conference convened by state Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch, right, in Chicago. | Photo by Tara A. Gray/Facebook
On Saturday, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (7th) convened a press conference in Chicago to protest a resolution that could have empowered local school boards to allow teachers and administrators to carry guns in school.
Continue reading “‘Books In Schools Not Bullets!’: Local Leaders Blast Proposal To Arm Teachers”
Saturday, October 27, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Top: Jeff Shapiro, Peter Briggs, Walonza Lee, Kimberly Knake, Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, Brandon Johnson. | VFP
Last month, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Metro Suburban opened The Living Room at 1917 Roosevelt Road in Broadview inside of Healthcare Alternative Systems — a nonprofit that offers substance abuse support services.
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Sunday, October 7, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
The owner of the Leamington Foods in Hillside that closed last week recently spoke out against what he said has been the unfair portrayal of the store by a high-profile local legislator and dozens of social media commenters. He also addressed the reasons for the store’s closure after more than two decades at the 550 Mannheim Road location.
Continue reading “Leamington Foods Owner Says Closed Hillside Store Had Structural Issues, Defends Family’s 90-Year Reputation”