Tag: Dawn Rone

Children Are Vandalizing Maywood Park District Renovations, Officials Say

Saturday, August 4, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A photo taken by park district officials of a group of unidentified young people who officials say have been vandalizing Maywood parks. | VFP 

The Maywood Park District’s central area grounds recently received a $500,000 renovation and the historic building at 809 Madison St., which anchors the central area, is undergoing a $1.8 million renovation project, but all of these improvements face a threat — a group of teens and pre-teens who have been vandalizing the park in recent months, park district officials said last week. 

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Around Town: Maywood’s Gunzert House Is A Window To Black History

Sunday, April 22, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The windows of the historic Gunzert House in Maywood apparently depict scenes of slaves escaping. | Ruth Black/Facebook 

One Maywood native was so intrigued by a house in the village she came across over the weekend that she took photos and posted them to Facebook.

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