After a Missed Season, the Maywood Bucs Are Fighting for Their Lives

Sunday, November 5, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Coach Edward “Speed” Alexander in a Bellwood baseball field this summer. | Sebastian Hidalgo 

During a Sept. 5 regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees, Coach Edward “Speed” Alexander stood at the podium reserved for public comment. He seemed spiritually and mentally exhausted, like a winded prize fighter concentrating on staying up while longing for the bell to ring, signaling a brief moment of rest.

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Maywood Residents Displaced After 14th Ave. Apartment Fire on Feb. 19

A Facebook photo posted by Maywood trustee candidate Marcius Scaggs that appears to show a structure fire that took place on the 1000 block of 14th Ave last night. | Marcius Scaggs/Facebook Monday, February 20, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews A structure fire that took place Sunday night in Maywood has left numerous residents without a place to live. According to Maywood Fire Chief Craig … Continue reading Maywood Residents Displaced After 14th Ave. Apartment Fire on Feb. 19

‘My Maywood’ Party Slate Launches Campaign, Talks Economic Development

Dr. Mary “May” Larry, a candidate for mayor, speaks to an audience inside of the former Kathy’s Kitchen, 9 N. 5th Ave., on Saturday during a campaign launch event for the My Maywood slate. | Michael Romain/VFP Tuesday, December 20, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews During a campaign kickoff event held last Saturday at their party headquarters, located inside of the former Kathy’s … Continue reading ‘My Maywood’ Party Slate Launches Campaign, Talks Economic Development