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Village Viewpoint November 2023 

By MaryJo Viero I must admit, this is a tough column to write this month when everything feels so sad, stressful, and overwhelming. Our problems are so big, nothing is

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Village Viewpoint

Village Viewpoint

It’s A Wonderful Life When You Love Where You Live    This month’s Villager speaks volumes about how I feel about our neighborhood. It really is a wonderful life when

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#BapaCares

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   One thing about this job is that every day is different.  I can never really get into a rhythm because things pop up all the time. Here are some

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  This past weekend, my brother Joe held a birthday party for his house.  It is a 125-year-old Victorian in Worth.  He’s been working on it and restoring it inside

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LoveWhereYouLive

Village Viewpoint

BAPA was recently part of an event celebrating our local Black-owned businesses. A meet-and-greet networking event was held at Afro Joe’s on 99th Street. It was a first-time event which

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Village Viewpoint

Village Viewpoint

We can take our seatbelts off now.  We made it through the busy month of May and now it’s SUMMER!  BAPA continues to work throughout the summer, just at a

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Village Viewpoint

By: Mary Jo Viero BAPA Executive Director It’s here!  May! I feel like I need to put a seatbelt on!  There is so much happening this month it’s hard to

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Village Viewpoint

Village Viewpoint

By Mary Jo Viero  BAPA Executive Director  I feel so lucky right now!  I know that sounds corny because you see that word everywhere during St. Patrick’s Day season, but

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