Trinity High School students, staffers, and friends are invited to a prayer service Thursday night to kick-off “Lock-In For Life,” a sleepover event designed as an indoor version of Relay for Life. After a commemorative ceremony to memorialize lives lost to cancer and to celebrate survivors, eligible students will stay through the night for games and activities.
As a preemptive strike against the marital discord she feared might follow retirement, Oak Parker Ceoria Coates took up acting. She knew that having something do in her spare time would lower the chances of her and her late husband getting stir-crazy and driving each other nuts at home all day.
Julie MacCarthy, who was supposed to be a candidate for the Park District of Oak Park board of commissioners in the upcoming elections, announced her decision to withdraw from the race Wednesday night. But since the deadline for withdrawing has passed, MacCarthy's name will remain on the ballot come election day.
On the tail of receiving a prestigious academic excellence award for the year 2010, River Forest Public School District 90 Schools have received word that they’ve also landed the 2011 SchoolSearch Bright Red Apple Award for educational excellence.