The Des Plaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District has scheduled spraying in the Village of Oak Park between 8:30 p.m. and midnight, Wednesady as part of its efforts to eliminate mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus.
Here's where the term, "You don't see that every day," really applies. That was the case last week when a Wednesday Journal staff member went over to the 7-Eleven at East Avenue and South Boulevard during a lunch break.
The motto, "Once an Eagle, always an Eagle" most Boys Scouts abide by. Rob Breymaier, executive director of the Oak Park Regional Housing Center, however, no longer wants the title. The longtime scout has ties with the troop dating back 25 years — he was an adult troop leader for 10 years.
With the 2012 Olympics soon to kick off, and a familiar face in Oak Park's own Ellis Coleman taking to the wrestling mat to compete as the youngest grappler at the Games in London, we felt it was a good time to take another trip down memory lane.
Student Caitlin Kenoian played the villainess Ursula and wore an elaborate costume featuring the sea witch's long, octopus tentacles. But these tentacles were moving, thanks to the Vex Robotics club at Brooks Middle School.