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OPRF teacher organizes weekend protest against racism, discrimination

“You can’t be neutral,” said OPRF High School teacher Anthony Clark during a July 16 peaceful protest against racism and…

Popular women’s clothing store, Takara, returns to Oak Park

Oak Park resident and fashion designer, Takara Beathea Gudell, has decided to reopen her clothing store for the first time…

OPRF softball team captures state title in dramatic fashion

The No. 2 ranked OPRF Huskies (37-2), were down to their final strike Saturday evening before mounting an epic comeback…

OPRFHS superintendent stepping down after six years

Steven Isoye has announced his resignation as superintendent of Oak Park and Forest High School. He will serve as the…

Trustees to increase free parking time at two Oak Park garages

Oak Parkers looking to park at the Holley Court parking garage or the Lake and Forest garage will be pleased…

Novelist Jane Hamilton to Speak at River Forest Public Library

Renowned novelist Jane Hamilton will read from her latest novel, The Excellent Lombards, and reflect on her years growing up…

New South African-style restaurant to debut April 30

South African-based chain Nando’s PERi-PERi will open its doors in Oak Park on April 30. The world-renowned restaurant will bring a…

State Rep. Lilly co-sponsors Pay Equity Day in Illinois

State Rep. and Oak Park resident Camille Lilly is co-sponsoring House Resolution 1021, which seeks to designate April 12 as…

2016 Health and Wellness Fair coming to Oak Park

The Oak Park-River Forest Chamber of Commerce will host the 2016 Health and Wellness Fair on Sunday, April 10 from noon…

Jimmy Butler makes surprise visit to Fenwick High School

Chicago Bulls’ star Jimmy Butler made a surprise visit to Fenwick High School on April 1 to talk about his…

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