The annual fall leaf collection runs from Oct. 15 through Nov. 29 with seven pickups for the four sections of the village. Residents are instructed to rake leaves into the street at least 18 inches from the curb the day before pickup, according to the village newsletter.
Sharon Patchak-Layman, a longtime member of both the OPRF and D97 school boards, has suggested a fix to D97's space issues at its current location. Patchak-Layman told Wednesday Journal last week that she thinks D97 should move its central office locations to OPRF.
Forest Park's Famous Wine and Spirits at 7714 Madison St. is for sale and negotiations are in play with Cardinal Wine and Spirits, which purchased a Famous Liquors branch at 7533 Roosevelt Road in 2009.