Youth baseball/softball registration In-person registration for 2005 Oak Park Youth Baseball/Softball will take place on Saturday, Feb. 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Longfellow Center, corner of Jackson and Ridgeland.
Last week at work we gave a lecture entitled "Weight Loss Options" in which we disseminated information on about seven different weight loss programs we offer. Why so many? Each program offers a distinct approach and what might work for one person won't necessarily work for another.
WEB EXTRA! Curtis Briscoe, the 12 year old Percy Julian student reported missing Thursday morning, was found unharmed last night on the south side of Chicago, around ten hours after he was noticed missing from the school. Briscoe had apparently run away from home after becoming upset with what Oak Park Deputy Police Chief Robert Scianna characterized as routine parental discipline.
District 97 is expected to name a new superintendent Friday night, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. at a special meeting of the Board of Education to be held at Dist. 97 headquarters at 907 Madison St. The new superintendent will replace John Fagan, who is retiring after serving as Dist. 97 superintendent for 17 years.
Due to a freeze on federal funding, the Oak Park Housing Authority has reduced the number of rent subsidized apartments in Oak Park and may need to make further cuts if outside funding sources are not found to bridge an expected $150,000 budget shortfall this year.
Following 75 minutes of testimony, comment, confusion and occasional testiness, the River Forest Village Board Monday approved a moratorium on the demolition and subsequent replacement construction of single family homes in the village.
As Oak Park slumbered early Saturday morning, hushed and still and already more than ankle-deep in the snow that would keep falling until sunset, Earl Bresnahan rose at 4 a.m., pulled on his hat and gloves and marched out to the garage, where a bright red Kawasaki 700 4x4 all-terrain vehicle equipped with a wench and a plow sat waiting.