The OPRF Board of Education gave the Boosters permission to explore the support and concerns surrounding the potential for permanent lighting in the stadium field. We find it both curious and disappointing that both the Boosters and John Rigas of the District 200 Board of Education don't understand why the neighbors would object to this process.
I began reading Dan Haley's column, "After abandoning Austin, whites mourn their church," and began to identify with much of what he wrote. I was, however, stunned by his assertion that those who moved out of Austin during times of changing demographics were "afraid and stupid and racist."
On May 15, over 200 people with varying perspectives came together for the Fourth Annual Walk for a Just Peace in Israel and Palestine. Why the Walk? The need was apparent even as it unfolded. Stickers reading "No Arabs, No Terror" were found on light poles along the Walk route, and an individual was distributing anti-Semitic literature.
Just like a liberal?#34;the opposition is ready to club you over the head, politically if not physically, and the best you can muster is a squeaky "Why can't we all just get along?" I don't see any common ground on abortion, only opportunism. Here's why, though, I hope I'm wrong:
We are writing this letter to thank the many Oak Park businesses for the donation of raffle prizes, which were given away during the Snowflake event held on Friday, April 22, at Julian Middle School. Over 100 students enjoyed the event consisting of performances by the schools' CAST and BRAVO programs, small group discussions of the performances and raffle prizes.
Since Alex Kolovitz's 20th birthday is coming up, I was thinking about all the progress he has made in his lifetime. Alex is a medically fragile young man who has required many physical, medical and educational supports in his lifetime. At present he is completing his first year at the CITE Program of Oak Park and River Forest High School.