AgeOptions is a 40-year-old organization that was created to represent the older population in suburban Cook County, organize services and programs, support community initiatives and advocate on behalf of older adults and the aging network.
Concentrating responsibility for Oak Park's economic development outside of village hall and inside a private entity with roots in the Oak Park Development Corporation was the path a majority of Oak Park village trustees chose Monday night after a lengthy discussion.
Roundy's Inc., owner of grocery store chain Mariano's, announced today that it will buy 11 Dominick's stores in the Chicago area before they close down at the end of the year. But the announcement does little good for Dominick's patrons in Oak Park and River Forest – with neither local site on the list.
River Forest's new 105-foot "quint" fire truck/engine was damaged Thanksgiving morning around 9 a.m. A driver en route to get fuel miscalculated the height of a viaduct at Central and Keystone and smashed into the bridge.
The Oak Park and River Forest girls basketball team is off to a solid 4-2 start this season. With veterans like Hailey Hoye, Victoria Waters, Emily Schreck and Erin Orr in the mix, the future appears bright.