A federal agency has found that Oak Park and River Forest High School did not discriminate against students in five incidents, mostly involving disciplinary actions, from last school year. The cases were submitted to the agency for review.
Oak Park police are seeking a number of individuals they believe are connected to a series of armed robberies of female motorists over the past two weeks. According to Deputy Chief Carl Leidy, five women have been approached by armed men since July 26 and four robbed.
Listen: we don't want to tell you how to act or anything. But if you run into us on the street and we are accompanied by one or more of our family members, could you do us a favor? Just don't bring up our little talks here, OK?
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.