Julia Weiss, an incoming junior at Oak Park River Forest High School, is returning home with a gold medal after spending three weeks in Israel as part of the USA Junior Soccer Team competing in the The Maccabiah Games, which are the third largest international sporting event in the world, after the Summer Olympics and the Pan Am Games.
Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust volunteers present world-class historic sites and their neighborhoods to an international audience, cultivate long-lasting relationships and receive ongoing education and training on topics related to history, design and Frank Lloyd Wright.
Nearly 75 hotel concierges and guests arrived in Oak Park on Wednesday, July 24, to discover and experience the diverse attractions of the Village. Sponsored by Visit Oak Park, the Familiarization (FAM) Tour kicked off with a visit to Hemingway's Birthplace and moved on to the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio.
Dr. Kate Marek, professor in Dominican University's Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS), has been appointed interim dean of the school. Marek is filling the position vacated by Dr. Susan Roman, who served as dean for eight years.
Julia Cuscaden, a 2013 graduate of Trinity High School in River Forest, Ill., is one of four highly accomplished high school graduates to receive a Robert G. Porter scholarship at the American Federation of Teachers national TEACH Conference.
Midnight Monday is the deadline to purchase a vehicle sticker without penalty. Every vehicle owned by an Oak Park resident must display a valid sticker or risk a $50 ticket. Residents who renew online at www.oak-park.us/onlineservices can save 10 percent