After discussing one alternative approach, the River Forest village board Monday night accepted the recommendation of the village's Zoning Board and approved an ordinance banning demolition of single-family homes for subsequent reconstruction.
The Oak Park Teachers Association?#34;the union for certified Oak Park elementary school teachers?#34;have endorsed Peter Barber, Kathryn Tortorice and incumbent Carolyn Newberry Schwartz in the April 5 election for the District 97 Board of Education.
The Chicago area might see more snow and freezing rain this year, but bad weather doesn't bother the Oak Park and River Forest softball team. It's finally time to play ball! Next week another season starts for the talented Huskies who compiled a 35-7 record last year while making their fourth trip downstate in the last five years.
So the weather hasn't been cooperative for baseball, that hasn't been a problem for Oak Park and River Forest. The Huskies have taken advantage of the availability of the fieldhouse in this blustery preseason, and the use of a rag ball developed by Easton has made indoor training much more productive for a team eager to improve on last year's successful season.