Canoe And Kayaking Launch To Open In Maywood April 14

Sunday, April 8, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

Featured image: People boating on the Des Plaines River. | Courtesy Forest Preserves of Cook County 

Forest Preserves of Cook County officials will be on hand on Saturday, April 14 in Maywood to celebrate the grand opening of the county’s newest canoe and kayak launch along the Des Plaines River at Maywood Grove, 1 Ohio St. in Maywood.

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Maywood Library to Host Chess Tourney Saturday, Oct. 7

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Gordon Hanson instructing members of the Maywood Chess Club last year. | Submitted

This Saturday, Oct. 7, the Maywood Public Library, 121 S. 5th Ave., will host a chess tournament organized by Gordon Hanson, the founder of the Maywood Chess Club, and chess coach Esteban Guitierrez.

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Maywood Library Club Produces 13-Year-Old Chess Champion

Gordon Hanson, center, with Rickover tournament participants (left to right): Kaitlyn Franco, Jocelyn Gutierrez, Roslyn Gutierrez, Dimitri Stubblefield, Jalen Jones, Yanni Smith and Carter Dawson. | Submitted photo Thursday, February 16, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 2 p.m. The Maywood Library Chess Club meets every week at the Maywood Public Library under the direction of former library trustee Gordon Hanson, the club’s … Continue reading Maywood Library Club Produces 13-Year-Old Chess Champion