Volunteers Pitch In To Build New Play Space In Maywood In Six Hours

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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Blighted Maywood Park To Get Makeover

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Community members gather in Winfield Scott Park during the summer in 2014. | File 

A Maywood park, long something of an eye-sore for residents and that is considered to be in the worst shape among the roughly dozen public parks currently maintained by either the village or park district, will soon get a makeover.

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In Maywood, a Sunday Basketball Tournament Becomes Prelude to a Renaissance

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 || By Michael Romain  On a recent Sunday afternoon in Maywood, Captain Denard Wade, Sr., a Maywood fireman, stood on a basketball court at Connor Heise Park, at the intersection of 10th Avenue and Washington Blvd. “I remember winning a championship back in ’84 on this center court right here,” Wade said, recalling the glory of his youth, when summer basketball … Continue reading In Maywood, a Sunday Basketball Tournament Becomes Prelude to a Renaissance