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Oak Park, US
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Madison Street from Harlem to Austin will soon be going on a "road diet" after the Village Board approved the measure to resurface and restructure the road in a 4-3 vote this week. The project is slated to begin...
Police are searching for three men involved in an armed robbery that took place the morning of Sunday, Nov. 25 near the 6200 block of Roosevelt Road. The victim, an Oak Park resident, told police that two men approached while a...

Snow In The Village

What brings that special dose of glistening white holiday cheer to the trees and streets of Oak Park also brings a sense of confusion over parking and shoveling-induced twinges of back injuries of Christmases past. If you are like me,...
A walk down Lake Street will no longer quell cravings of burgers and fresh cut fries. After ten years at 1115 Lake Street, Five Guys has closed their doors. A sign posted on the front door of the now barren...
Bridgett Baron, an Oak Park Resident for 24 years, has announced that she is running for a seat on the Oak Park Village Board of Trustees. Three of the six village board trustee seats are up for election on...
This year, I find myself more thankful than ever as Thanksgiving approaches. I am looking forward to spending time with family and friends and focusing on what is important in life. One of the things on my gratitude list...
It has been a tumultuous week around Oak Park with a lot of focus given to the hate crimes happening at OPRF High School. While the actions of the person or people at fault for the crimes brought up...
A 14-year-old high school student at Oak Park-River Forest High School has been charged with dissemination of an obscene message. The student was identified as the source of a swastika distributed to students on their mobile devices via Apple’s...
A lot of heavy tragedy happening in the nation this week. I went to bed last night thinking about Thousand Oaks, CA, a community similar to Oak Park. I thought about how many times I’ve gone out for drinks...
Oak Park will host a retirement party open to the public for former Chief of Police Anthony Ambrose on Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Nineteenth Century Club, 178 Forest Avenue. Ambrose announced his retirement in...