OPRF held its graduation ceremonies last Sunday on the school's football field. We caught a glimpse of some of the graduates both before and during the ceremony – check out our gallery here!
A Berwyn man is seeking a July clemency hearing from Gov. Pat Quinn and the Illinois Prison Review Board to pardon his 1997 convictions for aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Read more
They're at it again. Another water polo state title tops 2013 performances for local high school sports – but read about more results in this week's sports roundup here
Remember all of that spring flooding? River Forest is looking at payment options for a proposed $13 million fix for its storm sewer mainline on Greenfield Street to help prevent future flooding in River Forest homes. Read more
You've probably been afraid of thunderstorms at some point in life. Or had a child that was. To help this, Oak Parker Tim Sheridan is trying to raise money via Kickstarter to publish his own children's book – featuring music from The Low Anthem – to make all that thunder and lightning not so scary. Read more
Shopping | Looking for last-minute Father's Day gift ideas? Our shopping blogger recommends Modest, Inc. in Forest Park. It's not just for skater attire – they've got everything from casual attire to weekend garments as well. Read more
Shopping | Hunting around for garage sales near you? Look no further! Check out our listing of garage sales in Oak Park, River Forest, Brookfield and Riverside this weekend here
Although this event runs until Sept. 2, you should probably check it out ASAP. Now that it's finally warm enough to do so. Take the 12-stop tour through Oak Park's numerous offering of sculptures. See the schedule here
From our blogs...
Our nature blogger takes a walk through Busse Woods in River Forest. See some of the photos he grabbed here
Looking for new ways to use fresh summer strawberries? Try Emily Paster's recipe for strawberry scones here
Are hot dogs better steamed or charred? Blogger David Hammond takes a look here
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