Friday, May 24th, 2013 10:11 AM
Updated: Friday, May 24th, 2013 4:53 PM
Oak Park and River Forest High School has hired Tod Altenburg, an administrator from Lombard elementary District 44, as its new chief financial officer. A former English and Spanish classroom...
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Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 4:44 PM
Zachary Fardon, a Chicago resident and former Oak Parker, was nominated by President Barack Obama to be the next U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois.
Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 5:04 PM
State Rep. LaShawn Ford appeared in federal court today where Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer set a trial date for April 22, 2014 on alleged bank fraud charges leveled against the West Side Democrat.
Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 3:33 PM
An Oak Park police officer has sued the village of Oak Park and a female police sergeant in federal court, alleging that the female supervisor shoved and threatened him nine days after he filed a...
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Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 10:00 PM
Her life's work will become part of River Forest's permanent visual landscape when the River Forest Public Library, village officials, the Smedinghoff family and the entire community come...
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Pro-meat, anti-meat, vegetarian or vegan —no matter where people stand on the carnivorousness continuum, the question of if beef should be "what's for dinner" is becoming a topic of...
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Scoville Park re-opensAfter an 11-month renovation, Scoville Park has now been re-opened for Memorial Day events and an opening ceremony on June 1. Read more
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FUN & FRUGAL EVENTS
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May 24th, 2013 3:11 PM
On Thursday, May 23, the Chicago Bulls' ambassador reprised that role by filling in for scheduled speaker Bob Love at the closing luncheon for Celebrating Seniors Week at Concordia University's...
May 24th, 2013 2:13 PM
Green ambassadors and student leaders from Beye Elementary School participated in the annual volunteering field trip to the Chicago Green Festival, which was held at Navy Pier on May 18 and 19.
May 24th, 2013 10:30 AM
The following local students have been named to the Dean's List for the spring 2013 semester at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis.
May 23rd, 2013 11:03 AM
The Association for the Advancement of Science Communication (AASC) welcomes UIC Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Jeremy Fransen and yoga instructor Kim Wade who will present the science and art of...
May 23rd, 2013 10:30 AM
Village Hall, 123 Madison St., will be closed on Mon., May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. Should an incident that doesn't quite rise to the level of a 9-1-1 emergency occur when Village Hall is...
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Posted: May 25th, 2013 4:23 PM
On: Meatless Mondays initiative...
Mr Bracco: How is it all of those things you state? Since you bring up...
Posted: May 25th, 2013 4:17 PM
On: Scoville Park open to the public...
rfrench, your analogy that this project somehow kept people homeless and/or...
By Marty Bracco
Posted: May 25th, 2013 2:23 PM
I'm going to assume that animals will generate the same amount of waste...
By My beef
Posted: May 25th, 2013 1:21 PM
Congrats Melanie and all. Hope to be there!
Posted: May 25th, 2013 12:03 PM
On: Pop up gallery coming to Oak Park...
West Side Bridge involvement continues to grow!
Posted: May 25th, 2013 11:52 AM
On: West Side Bridge
Bridgett. tell that to the homeless.
Posted: May 25th, 2013 10:22 AM
I am so happy our son is at The Day Nursery. They have helped our whole family...
By Sarah Corbin
Posted: May 25th, 2013 10:17 AM
On: Oak Park & River Forest Day Nursery
The pollution caused by factory farming effects all of us. Here are some facts...
Posted: May 25th, 2013 6:26 AM
Good, accurate reporting, Cathy. I look forward to future posts.
Posted: May 24th, 2013 11:32 PM
On: Oak Park's Village Board Gets...
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