There was ice cream for the kids, cool cars for the adults, and a movie plus music for everyone at the River Forest Park District's Antique Car Show and Ice Cream Social, Aug. 5, in Priory Park. Pete Moss and the Organics, fronted by River Forest resident Rick Pickren entertained the crowd, which also enjoyed the classic movie Back to the Future.
The main awards at the OPRF High School Spring Sport Awards night are the Female/Male Athlete of the Year and the Female/Male Athletic Medal of the Year. The Athletic Medal of the Year is awarded by the Huskie Athletic Council, and is a student-driven award that recognizes athletics, leadership and scholarship.
Oak Park Youth Baseball's U9 Blue Eagles team completed an 11-4 season by placing second in the PONY regionals at Ridgeland Common. The performance followed a first-place trophy in the Oak Lawn tournament, where they topped previously unbeaten Elk Grove Village in the finals.
Most states of overweight or obesity are the result of consistent overeating and a sedentary lifestyle more so than the lack of structured exercise bouts. When people embark on a weight loss effort, though, the usual approach is to get to the gym.
And now, a few short messages from Bartlett's: "Sometimes the perfect reply is to say nothing ... Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech ... I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude ... Be silent and safe?#34;silence never betrays you ... How gracious, how benign is solitude ... Silence is golden."
Oak Park's Maze Library is undoubtedly a building with historic character, making any proposed substantial changes to it worthy of focused attention from the preservation community. Also well worthy, however, is the library's effort to make the building accessible to persons with disabilities.
The tiled stop sign, embedded in an alley in the 600 block of South Kenilworth, is just one example of several such simple mosaics scattered throughout Oak Park, according to Village Engineer Jim Budrick.