For the eighth straight year, the North Avenue Business Association will be assisting local families in need, with its Annual Fall Food Drive. This year's drive, entitled, "A Month of Giving" runs from November 12th through December 11th.
The Village of River Forest has partnered with SCARCE and Green Grease Environmental to recycle used cooking oil. Residents may drop off used cooking oil from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 30 at River Forest Village Hall, 400 Park Avenue.
First and second grade elementary students from the Oliver Wendell Holmes School Chorus joined the Oak Park Arms Chorus on Saturday, Nov. 23 for a Thanksgiving performance at the Oak Park Arms. Both choruses performed songs together and individually in celebration of Thanksgiving.
National library leader Cynthia Landrum joined the Oak Park Public Library as Assistant Director for Public Services this fall, bringing extensive library leadership experience and a professional passion for learning and empowering communities.