Daylight Shooting in Maywood Raises Alarm

Saturday, January 21, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 1/24/17 A recent daylight shooting in Maywood has one man counting his blessings. A Maywood native, who later declined to be identified, was jogging through his hometown yesterday when he came face-to-face with an active shooter, he said. The incident happened Friday at around 3 p.m., according to his account. The time was later confirmed by … Continue reading Daylight Shooting in Maywood Raises Alarm

Kite Runner: Why This Maywood Native Wants To Import A Chinese Passion To His Hometown

(Valane Spaulding setting up for yesterday’s Family Kite Day at Conner-Heise Memorial Park. Photo by Michael Romain for The Village Free Press).  Sunday, July 6, 2014 || By Michael Romain MAYWOOD–When newlyweds Valane and LaTrina Spaulding honeymooned to Beijing this year, the city’s thriving kite-flying culture made such an impression that Valane brought back some of that aerial passion to America–and in particular, Maywood, the place where … Continue reading Kite Runner: Why This Maywood Native Wants To Import A Chinese Passion To His Hometown