The Des Plaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District has scheduled spraying in the Village of Oak Park between 8:30 p.m. and midnight, Wednesady as part of its efforts to eliminate mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus.
The motto, "Once an Eagle, always an Eagle" most Boys Scouts abide by. Rob Breymaier, executive director of the Oak Park Regional Housing Center, however, no longer wants the title. The longtime scout has ties with the troop dating back 25 years — he was an adult troop leader for 10 years.
Student Caitlin Kenoian played the villainess Ursula and wore an elaborate costume featuring the sea witch's long, octopus tentacles. But these tentacles were moving, thanks to the Vex Robotics club at Brooks Middle School.
Food Network and Travel Channel star Anthony Bourdain, host of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, was on site filming Wednesday at Johnnie's Beef in Elmwood Park, 7500 West North Ave., just outside Oak Park.
The Marshall Field's building, aka the former Border's space at Lake and Harlem in Oak Park has been empty since last year, leaving 26,000 square feet of space vacant in the heart of the retail district.
A note was sent out to parents and guardians of Park District of Oak Park campers Tuesday informing them that their children will be picked up from outdoor camps and bussed to Rehm and/or Ridgeland Pool.