The Oak Park District 97 Board of Education will officially take action on Sam LeDeaux's resignation as Mann principal at around 7:30 p.m. Monday. The district announced LeDeaux's resignation on Friday in a joint statement with the principal and Supt. Al Roberts.
After six years at the Animal Care League, the feline foster care coordinator, Jill Lebovitz, 49, is leaving the non-profit to explore other job options. Whatever those new endeavors will be, they will involve animals — her "true passion."
More than $100,000 from the state is coming to two Oak Park entities. Oak Park Public Library and District 97's Multicultural Center will divvy up $135,000 in state appropriations secured by state Rep. LaShawn Ford (8th). Neither organization requested the money, which Ford applied for last year.
The Illinois State Taekwondo Championships were held at McCormick Place in Chicago. Oak Park's Flying V had a very impressive showing that resulted in 9 Gold, 7 Silver and 8 Bronze Medals at this year's state championships on March 8.
Burger Boss, located at 7512 W. North Avenue in Elmwood Park, is celebrating their third anniversary with a special offer for their valued guests Monday, March 31 through Sunday, April 6. Burger Boss takes the fast-casual burger concept and elevates it with premium ingredients and 100% Angus Beef and for this limited time is offering one of their famous burgers for just $3.
In art classes at Irving Elementary School in Oak Park, choice is the rule. Because, since January, in Emily Tague's art room, working away at designated art stations have been students choosing to do everything from drawing, painting and collage, to weaving and creating paper sculptures.