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Sunday, February 25, 2018
It has been a hustle and bustle kind of week here at AOP, which is why I’m using an alcoholic beverage as the featured image (more on that later). After weeks of designing an updated version of the website...
Now in its seventh year, the One Earth Film Festival returns to Oak Park and River Forest to feature environmental films in eight OPRF locations from Feb. 27 to March 11. The annual event is spearheaded by Oak Park-based Green...
Students at Oak Park-River Forest High School, Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School, and Percy Julian Middle School have planned an organized walkout today to protest gun violence in American educational institutions, according to District 97 school administrators. The effort was largely...
The Village of Oak Park Board of Trustees met with the public works department last week to discuss updating Oak Park's streetlight system for the first time in over 40 years, the Pioneer Press reports. "The last upgrade to the...
Home. It’s a place of refuge. Especially for those of us in the Midwest, who spend SO much time inside for a good portion of the year...aka winter. I often think of our homes as a (very lived in,...
Ever feel like life is moving at a mile a minute? It certainly feels that way considering the past seven days. Mardi Gras and Valentine’s Day. About a foot of snow came and is now gone. Another mass shooting...
An Oak Park resident who was walking down the 900 block of Lake Street around 8 p.m. Monday was robbed at gunpoint by two masked men. One of the suspects displayed a handgun while the other demanded cash and belongings from...
The OPRF Chamber of Commerce is hosting an inaugural Retail Warehouse Sale on Saturday, Feb. 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Nineteenth Century Club, 178 Forest Avenue, Oak Park. Top retailers in the area will be selling...
Oak Park-River Forest High School graduate Emery Lehman participated in his first speedskating event of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang Sunday, placing 21st out of 22 in the men's 5,000-m. "Going into the race, the ice was good and...
Last night, District 97 announced that they would be shutting down the schools today. So all the kids in OPRF woke up this morning to say those two magical words for the first time this winter, "SNOW DAY!" As a...

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