On Wednesday, May 30, from 7-8:30 p.m., Oak Park River Forest High School's Parent Connection will host its first Black College Night, which will highlight the opportunities available for our students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
In effort to be recognized by Chicago Reader's Best of Chicago poll, a group Oak Park-area businesses and organizations have joined together to take home the titles in various recognitions across six categories.
Village President David Pope joined a group of roughly 30 mayors in Chicago Thursday at a news conference led by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to highlight the statewide pension crisis that village and city leaders said is crippling local municipality budgets.
The former River Forest Women's Club, which has since been renovated and converted to a single-family home is on the market. The two-story home at 526 Ashland Ave. is listed for $1.575 million by Baird & Warner. Built in the Prairie architectural style, it comprises 6,000 square feet with three bedrooms, four bathrooms and a theater space with a stage, the listing says.