The Cicero Township School Treasurer's Office plans to dump its records dating back more than a decade, keeping only those listed on an attorney general's office website, the treasurer said earlier this month.
The Village of Oak Park is expected to begin a public process next month that will culminate in revisions to the portion of Oak Park's downtown plan bounded by North Boulevard and Lake Street, Harlem Avenue and Marion Street.
The Oak Park Plan Commission voted unanimously last week to grant a developer zoning variances needed to build a three-and-a-half story townhome project at the northeast corner of Roosevelt Road and Clarence Avenue, Village Planner Craig Failor said.
Three incidents of burglary that occurred between July 19 and 20 involved stolen power tools. Between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon on July 19, someone removed a masonry saw with a diamond tip blade from an unlocked trailer on the 1100 block of Greenfield Street. The estimated loss was $1,200.
Concordia University has announced Steve Moore as its head coach for men's and women's soccer, beginning with the fall 2005 season. Moore will be the Cougars' second head coach in the team's five-year history as an NCAA Division III program.
The bright colors and swirly figures in the North Boulevard viaduct murals shout, "Children were here." Children are here, living across the street at Hephzibah Children's Association, and for the last three summers they've been brightening up the neighborhood by painting murals on the train embankment walls.
Painted and broken tiles, mirror shards, clay and teenagers hard at work are likely sights if you wander in the direction of Terra Incognito, 246 Chicago Ave., for the next few days. Despite the July heat, 10 high school and college students, one assistant and two master artists are spending a part of the summer creating a mosaic, a mural that glimpses Oak Park through the eyes of teenagers.