More than 300 visitors poked through Todd House, the 34th Annual Oak Park-River Forest Infant Welfare Society ASID Showcase House, during the two day Second Annual Sneak A Peek Empty House Tour July 23 and 24. The event was sponsored by Oak Park River Forest Infant Welfare Society Circle 41.
Virginia and Bill Cassin are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 11. They plan to mark the occasion with her brother and his wife at the family's summer home in Wisconsin, and look forward to remembering the special day again when their eight children gather for the Christmas holidays.
If you believe in fairy godmothers, silver linings, glasses half-full and everyday miracles, you're going to like this story. If you're a skeptic who thinks life is what you alone make it, you're going to like it too.
It's taken nearly a year since the announcement that an upscale convenience store would anchor the southeast corner of Ridgeland Avenue and South Boulevard, but businesses in The Ridgeland have begun to open.
Parents and concerned community members expressed relief last week after a state House of Representatives committee hearing to air grievances about discipline fairness, special education and minority achievement at Oak Park and River Forest High School.
Finally! Homegrown tomatoes. Long awaited and eagerly anticipated, they're here at last. It's been close to excruciating, folks, to say the very least. And believe it or not, incredible as it may sound, I've been trying to write this particular column for almost two years.
When Miles and Susan Harris bought their Gunderson-built home 11 years ago, they were under no illusions. "It needed everything except a furnace, and that's because the furnace went out during the walk through, and we got a new one" (as part of the deal), recalls Miles.