Tag: Village People

Village People: Claudia Maldonado’s No Typical Beauty Student

Friday, March 30, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Claudia Maldonado, a student at a beauty school in Hillside, was recognized as Cosmetologists Chicago’s outstanding student for March. | Submitted

Cosmetologists Chicago, one of the largest beauty associations in the Midwest, recently recognized a Maywood cosmetology student as its outstanding student of the month for March. 

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Village People: Aaron Peppers, 50, Runs The World

Monday, February 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

One day last March, Maywood police officer Aaron Peppers, 50, woke up one morning in Dallas, Tex., to run a half-marathon, took a shower, and hopped on a plane to Mexico City, Mexico for another race that night.

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Village People: James Harrison Weathers, An Army Veteran, Looks Back on Vietnam

Saturday, November 11, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

James Harrison Weathers, of Broadview, (photographed in the feature image), recently sat down to write about his experience serving in the armed forces. This is what he remembers, in his own words:

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Village People: Doc to Donald Trump — ‘Do Your Job’

Monday, October 16, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Doc Rivers | NBA.com

Maywood native, forever Pirate and current LA Clippers coach Doc Rivers isn’t shy about expressing his opinion, so it shouldn’t surprise many that he’d wade in on the protest demonstrations sweeping the nation, particularly in the wake of President Donald Trump’s comments criticizing NFL players.

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Village People: Regina Thomas Dillard, Wellness Entrepreneur

Thursday, August 31, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Feature image: Regina Thomas Dillard | David Grace/Grace Boyz Productions 

Regina Dillard, a Maywood native who currently lives in Oak Park, was recently one of 10 small business owners and nonprofit leaders who won a portion of a $15,000 Giveaway by La Detra White, a well-known marketing consultant based in Atlanta, Ga.

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