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

Death Notifications: Bettye Rivers

Sunday, June 21, 2015 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR  The visitation service of Bettye Rivers will be held Wed., June 24, 2015, 3 PM to 8 PM, at Second Baptist Church, 431 S 13th Avenue, Maywood. The wake and funeral service will also be at Second Baptist Church on Thur., June 25, 2015, at 10 AM. The funeral will begin at 11 AM. Rivers, a longtime anchor of the … Continue reading Death Notifications: Bettye Rivers