Thursday, December 13, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Community members file through the newly opened Lightford Recreation Center during a soft opening for the facility on Dec. 1. | File
The Maywood Park District will be hosting public tours of the new Lightford Recreation Center, 809 S. 9th Ave. in Maywood, on Dec. 15, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
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Sunday, December 2, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Maywood Park District Commissioners cut the ribbon on the Lightford Recreation Center. | Shanel Romain
The historic former children’s receiving home at 809 Madison St. in Maywood is finally operable again after sitting empty for nearly two decades. The facility, which is now a community center operated by the Maywood Park District, also has a name — the Lightford Recreation Center.
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Sunday, September 16, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Volunteers on Sept. 14, before they built a new play space at Winfield Scott Park in Maywood in less than a day. | Courtesy Christopher Parker/Facebook
Maywood young people now have a brand new space in which to play after several dozen volunteers pitched in on Sept. 14 to build a new playground area at Winfield Scott Park, at 1800 S. Maywood Drive in Maywood, within roughly six hours.
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