Three Oak Park taxing bodies are scheduled to host a joint board meeting on April 24 to approve an intergovernmental agreement to fund the Collaboration for Early Childhood's supportive-care initiative.
Oak Park Police have arrested two men in connection with the June 2012 shooting death of a Chicago man that occurred in Oak Park, a crime that police believe was done in retaliation to a prior altercation between the shooter and the victim.
Terry Finnegan didn't throw a party at a local eatery or have a house full of supporters watching election night returns on April 9. It was just a quiet evening at home for the District 200 school board member. It was not a happy one in terms of the high school board race, which Finnegan lost his bid for a second term.
Manuel Gonzalez, who teaches Spanish, learned last month that he's among the 32 finalists for the Golden Apple award honoring outstanding Chicago area teachers. This is the second time he's been nominated.
Since 2005, Hennings has taught biology at Oak Park and River Forest High School, and last month she was named a Golden Apple finalist. The 32 nominees were announced on March 13. The award honors exceptional Chicago area teachers. The 10 winners will be announced in May by the Golden Apple Foundation.
Oak Park and River Forest High School's residency verification process began this week. All families with students enrolled must come to the high school this week with the proper documentation to prove where they live.