This Memorial Day, Remember Maywood’s ‘Two Tommys’

Tommy Conner, left, and Tommy Heise, who sacrificed their lives in the Vietnam War and are now the namesakes of Conner-Heise Park on Washington Blvd. in Maywood | Bottom: A volunteer cleans up the park in 2014.  Wednesday, May 25, 2016 || Originally Published: Wednesday Journal || 5/24/16 || By Ken Trainor || OPINION  At 11th and Washington in Maywood, drivers to and from Oak Park … Continue reading This Memorial Day, Remember Maywood’s ‘Two Tommys’

Weekend (8/15/15) and Upcoming Events in Maywood and Beyond; Free Cancer Screenings at Loyola

Thursday, August 13, 2015 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR  — Saturday, August 15, 2015 — 8 AM to 8 PM || Veterans Memorial Park, 5th Avenue and Fred Hampton Way (Oak Street), Maywood || 18th Annual Maywood Old Timers’ Picnic —  — 9 AM || Connor-Heise Park Basketball Courts, 10th Avenue and Washington Blvd., Maywood || 10th Park Back-to-School Basketball Tournament  — — 10 AM || … Continue reading Weekend (8/15/15) and Upcoming Events in Maywood and Beyond; Free Cancer Screenings at Loyola