Maywood Fine Arts — $500,000 Away From Fundraising Goal — Is Primed To Build New Studio

  The site of the future Maywood Fine Arts dance studio. Attendees at the organization’s annual Pumpkin Patch Parade, held Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, were allowed to shovel some of the site’s soil as part of a small fundraising effort. Below, a fundraising goal chart in the form of a dancer. Bottom: Architectural renderings of the future studio.| Photos: Michael Romain  Saturday, October 10, 2015 … Continue reading Maywood Fine Arts — $500,000 Away From Fundraising Goal — Is Primed To Build New Studio

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

The Once And Future Doc: Congressman Danny Davis’s Tribute To Maywood’s Native Son A Moment For Leaders To Reflect On The Village That Was, Is And Will Be

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 || By Michael Romain Monday, MAYWOOD — During an interview last Sunday with ESPN’s Michael Wilbon, LA Clippers coach Doc Rivers discussed the locker room fallout from team owner Donald Sterling’s racist comments. “This was a distraction,” he said of the controversy. In the first meeting after Sterling’s comments were made public, his players were visibly angry, so angry they “wanted … Continue reading The Once And Future Doc: Congressman Danny Davis’s Tribute To Maywood’s Native Son A Moment For Leaders To Reflect On The Village That Was, Is And Will Be