Wednesday, June 5, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
The polar vortex that gripped the Chicago metro area at the end of January closed schools, shuttered some businesses and slowed public transit.
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Tuesday, April 30, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
The vacant Menards in Melrose Park, which could be the future home of a YMCA, if all goes according to plans. | Google Earth
The West Cook YMCA is considering another location within the west suburbs, the organization announced during its annual fundraising gala, held April 27 in Oak Brook.
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Thursday, June 21, 2018 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review ||@maywoodnews
Featured image: From left: Tracy McCormick, Malcome Ross, Joshua Farley, Jennifer Medina, Chris Orego and Kyle Friend. All are lifeguards who have become certified through Proviso East’s program. | Nona Tepper
Joshua Farley felt inspired to become a lifeguard because of the easy-going characters on “SpongeBob SquarePants,” a favorite TV show of his.
Continue reading “A Year In, Proviso East Lifeguards Warming To Demands Of The Job”