Frank Lipo, executive director of the Historical Society of Oak Park-River Forest, received the 2013 Community Service Award from the Park District of Oak Park for the years of historical information he has provided on parks and facilities for a number of programs and projects.
While some banks advised customers to keep a close watch on their bank account activity shortly after the major Target security breach in December 2013, Community Bank of Oak Park and River Forest helped customers recover by issuing 250 new debit cards and account numbers to affected individuals.
As snow and ice continue to melt after two consecutive days of around 40 degree temperatures, Oak Park Public Works Department crews prepare for possible flooding Wednesday by clearing sewers of ice and debris.
After creating a fashion blog, curating two books and masterfully playing a supporting role in the film Enough Said, 17-year-old Oak Park teen Tavi Gevinson has made a name for herself in the world of arts and culture.
Just in case you were wondering, it is 100 percent OK to fan girl. Not familiar with the phrase? Oak Parker Tavi Gevinson shares her thoughts on fan girling, art, music and other musings on Nerdette Podcast.
The Historical Society of Oak Park-River Forest has raised about $500,000 — half of its total Phase 1 fundraising goal — to renovate a potential new home: the old Cicero Fire House at Lake Street and Lombard Avenue.