The Rev. Donald B. Register, a resident of Oak Park for 33 years and pastor of the Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church in Chicago, retired March 31 after 42 years as a minister. With his wife E. Dolores Register, he was feted with a gala reception at the church on March 20.
Since 1991, Dominican University has been one of the few suburban outposts for The Chicago Latino Film Festival. This month, Dominican will screen two festival films: A Silent Love (Amor callado) on April 12, and An Everyday Story (Una historia comun) on April 19.
For over a year, Oak Park has debated?#34;both on and off the campaign trail?#34;whether certain business districts get more attention than others, and, more importantly, how government can better assist businesses village-wide.
Two exhibits coming to Harrison Arts District Ridge Art, 21 Harrison St., will offer a Maasai jewelry and accessories exhibit April 15 through May 14, kicked off with a reception Friday, April 15, from 6 - 9 pm.
A Brookfield man was car jacked last Wednesday afternoon in a downtown Oak Park parking garage. The carjacker displayed a chrome hand gun as the man was getting out of his 2003 Dodge Caravan around 4:15 p.m. and demanded the man's car keys. When the man attempted to close his car door, the carjacker struck him under the left eye with the gun, and shoved his way inside.
Florence Kettlestrings Hall, 95, great-granddaughter of village founder Terry Danuser, 73, former head of streets and forestry for OP William Hannon, 95, food marketer, helped promote SPAM, instant potatoes Kay Callahan, 93, active member of Ascension for a half century