Oak Park and River Forest High School senior Natalie Richardson has been named one of five students chosen nationally as a Student Poet Laureate by The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, as part of its Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. She received the honor yesterday at the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
OPRF English teacher Octavius Bellamy won a bronze medal in Greco-Roman wrestling at the 2012 Veterans World Championships Thursday, being held in Budapest, Hungary. He went 3-1, wrestling all four matches in one day.
Enjoy live music, in-store discounts, free samples of delicious homemade donuts, and so much more at CarefulPeach Boutique's "Oak Parklandia: It's All About Local", taking place this Saturday in Downtown Oak Park.
As part of an ongoing initiative to offer residents face-to-face access to their elected municipal officials beyond the formal confines of Village Hall, the Village Board will be at Barrie Fest this weekend.
School District 97 and the Park District of Oak Park have scheduled a community forum to discuss the proposed sharing of facilities, including building a new administrative building in the parking lot at Village Hall.