The Oak Park and River Forest High School Huskie Booster Club has raised over $53,000 for a couple dozen school groups. The organization provided a full account of the year's appropriations in a statement released Thursday.
Award-winning journalist, assistant professor emerita at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and longtime River Forest resident Michele Weldon has spent years recording her personal experiences for the world to read.
Very few Chicago suburbs went unscathed in writer Matt Lynch's Dec. 2 "investigation" of villages and townships that "suck." Oak Park, even with its architecture, eco-consciousness and commitment to diversity, made the list.