Howard Willens was in town last week with a new book. The OPRF High School grad, class of 1949, was a member of the Warren Commission (see LifeLines, page 32) and, just in time for the 50th anniversary of the John F. Kennedy assassination (this Friday), has written a book about his experiences investigating the murder, titled, History Will Prove Us Right.
Rush Oak Park to receive Green Award, Village board discusses possible fixes to overnight parking ban and on-street parking regulations at the Village meeting Monday evening, the first annual Holidy Bazaar hosted by the Oak Park and River Forest Food Pantry and more in today's Newsroom Brief.
David Hammond's well known "You Really Should Eat This" videos will be showing at the Chicago Food Film Fest this weekend. Festival goers will have the opportunity to view two episodes of the food-centric show, "Corned Beef Hash at George's" and "Feijada at the Taste of Brasil Café," on Saturday, Nov. 23 at Kendall College.
Enter the Wednesday Journal and oakpark.com Holiday Window Display Contest. If you would like to participate, let us know you're in by Friday, Nov. 22. Email Ashley Lisenby, digital editor, at email@example.com.
The Oak Park Concert Chorale (OPCC), conducted by director Paul Lindblad, will present "Glad Tidings! Great Joy" on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 at 4:00pm, at St. John Lutheran Church, 305 Circle Avenue, Forest Park, IL.
An arrest made in connection to the cellphone robbery in River Forest on Thursday, top three movies at the Lake Theatre over the weekend, Fenwick's girl's swim team beating out OPRF at Saturday's sectional and more in today's Newsroom Brief.
An Oak Park and River Forest Food Pantry poster asks 'Are you ready to kick-off the holiday season in style and shop 'til you drop for a cause?!' If you are nodding your head, then consider attending the Food Pantry's first annual Holiday Bazaar on Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 3 to 7 p.m.