Harry Potter madness will hit Oak Park again on Friday in honor of the sixth book, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. But this time the organizers have been working hard to avoid the elbow-to-elbow crowds of 2003, said Deirdra Stockmann, organizer of this year's event.
As the investigation into the brutal June 22 murder of Oak Park resident Peter D'Agostino moved into its third week, calls continued for public awareness of the individual and car being sought by police.
Ten days into a 120-day planning process, the Oak Park village board met with the Taxman Corporation Monday to discuss how it will begin gathering public input on potential redevelopment of the southwest corner of downtown.
Oak/Leyden Developmental Services owns 11 group homes in the western suburbs?#34;two in Oak Park. And last Friday afternoon each one looked a little prettier following a gardening contest involving the residents of each home.
It is not every July that Wednesday Journal turns 25. So we are celebrating with the Biggest Block Party Oak Park and River Forest have ever seen. It is this Sunday and we're using all of Scoville Park to pack in all the fun.
The River Forest village board on Monday directed its attorney to finalize language on an ordinance designed to give the village greater oversight authority on future condominium conversions. Village Attorney Jon Gilbert has already spent a dozen hours researching and revising language on the proposed ordinance, it was disclosed Monday.