Imagine a supermarket in Oak Park with a wide selection of fresh produce, including organic, and specials like fresh, sweet red grapefruit direct from Texas. Then look at the wide selection of packaged foods, including some great pasta selections, a full range of baking needs, and fresh dairy products. Then add to this mix a real butcher who offers a great array of chickens, turkeys, meats, and special orders.
I would like to thank my family, friends and supporters for the time spent helping me with my recent state senate campaign. In a democracy, it is important to stand up for our beliefs. I feel I have accomplished this. I'm proud of the campaign we waged in bringing forth the issues that affect all of us. Along the campaign trail, I met thousands of people, and I'm grateful for the positive response we received.
I would like to respond to a letter in Viewpoints regarding all the litter on the ground after the snow melted [Snow's gone, but not the litter, March 26]. I agree with Ms. Poplett. I can't tell you the times I have to pick up recycling on the streets on the weekend.
Congratulations to Oak Park and River Forest soccer player Ashley Gerin, the Midtown Athletic Club Athlete of the Week. The freshman forward scored three goals in the Huskies' 7-1 win over Riverside-Brookfield
The OPRF boys volleyball team advanced to the quarterfinals of the state playoffs last year before bowing out to St. Charles North. This season, the Huskies believe they can make another deep postseason run.
Fenwick High School girls soccer coach Robert Watson called 2013 an "epic season" for the Friars and it was exactly that. With a solid returning cast of players, the Friars are looking for more success this season.
Fenwick advanced to the state semifinals for only the second time in school history last spring and took