Monthly meetings between parent representatives of a special education group and administrators at Oak Park and River Forest High School have stopped, raising concerns among parents that the meetings will not continue in the fall.
The space used by Oak Park Township's senior services at the Oak Park Arms has posed two problems over the years: To get to the dining area on the fifth floor, seniors have to ride an "old, small, very slow" elevator, or climb five narrow flights of stairs, said Township Supervisor David Boulanger. And on the sixth floor, senior services staff work in cramped office quarters.
The Park District of Oak Park is seeking applications from residents interested in serving a three-year term on its citizen committee, which helped develop, and will continue to oversee implementation of, the district's comprehensive plan.
Based on early budget projections, if the village board is to move forward with its wide array of new goals?#34;-ranging from increases in street and alley repairs to business district improvements?#34;-it's going to have to close a $2.1 million funding gap.
Liddy and the other 70 cats at the Animal Care League licked ice packs, slept near fans, and did anything else to keep cool after one of the shelter's air-conditioning and heating units broke the week before last.
As a 17-year-old soon to enter college, I have had the lucky experience of traveling to England and Scotland three times to play some of the best golf courses in the world. I have played 26 different golf courses in Great Britain, including six courses that are in the current rotation for the British Open. These are courses that are incredibly different from anything that is available near Chicago or anywhere in the United States.
"Furth, Lisy, and Rausch I'll miss a lot," said Fenwick head golf coach Michael Curtin of last year's Andrew Furth, Tim Lisy, and Anthony Rausch, all of whom helped the Friars to 11th place in the IHSA Class AA State tournament last year before graduating. The good news for Curtin and Fenwick is that three of last year's super six are returning and expected to push Fenwick into the top 10.
Ooops. You just made a terrible decision. You shooed that polite young man off your porch only because you thought he was trying to sell you something. Well, maybe he was trying to sell you something, compassion.