Is it our imagination or have mosquitos taken the summer off? They seemed to take last summer off too, but that was during a horrendous drought, not conducive to mosquito reproduction. There has been plenty of rain this summer, however, so you'd think there'd be a bumper crop. We haven't seen them.
The Oak Park Suzuki School, founded in 2005 by Oak Park resident Meg Lanfear, is expanding into the 1,200-square-foot storefront on the corner of Harrison Street and Ridgeland Avenue at the end of August.
Using a measure reportedly common in assessing the buying and selling of hospitals, Crain's reported Thursday that the sale of West Suburban Hospital by Vanguard Health Systems to a Texas-based health system put a value on the Oak Park hospital of $143.2 million.
Rush Oak Park Hospital will continue to follow Catholic policies prohibiting abortions even after it completes the purchase of the hospital from a Wisconsin-based Catholic religious order, Crain's Chicago Business reported Monday.