If you ask me -- and I doubt anyone is -- there was just a little too much respect going on in the Dawg Pound last night in the field house during the OPRF boys basketball team’s final regular season game against York.
Julie MacCarthy, who was supposed to be a candidate for the Park District of Oak Park board of commissioners in the upcoming elections, announced her decision to withdraw from the race Wednesday night. But since the deadline for withdrawing has passed, MacCarthy's name will remain on the ballot come election day.
On the tail of receiving a prestigious academic excellence award for the year 2010, River Forest Public School District 90 Schools have received word that they’ve also landed the 2011 SchoolSearch Bright Red Apple Award for educational excellence.
The annual Empty Bowls Community Dinner is from 6-8 p.m. this Friday Feb. 25 at the Oak Park and River Forest High School, 201 N. Scoville, in the south cafeteria. Bowls made by student and local potters will be sold.