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Oak Park, US
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Oak Park village officials have made life a little sweeter for those who utilize the Oak Park-River Forest Food Pantry this month. The village trustees were able to donate 200 three-ounce jars of honey to the local food pantry...
Village officials organized a groundbreaking ceremony at Roosevelt Rd. and Home Ave. last week, the location for Alcuin Montessori School's new facility scheduled to open April 2019. The school currently has a main campus at 324 N. Oak Park Ave. and...
I had the privilege of spending some time talking with Oak Park community member and activist, Anthony Clark.  Clark is an Air Force veteran, a special education teacher at Oak Park and River Forest High School, and the founder...
Ah, Labor Day. Born out of the labor movement in the 19th century, this federal holiday pays tribute to the efforts and contributions of American workers. It’s truly the most weekendy weekend of the year. In our region, it...
Oak Park’s Village Hall is now home to a growing colony of honey bees. Last month, two hives were added to the balcony above the south entrance of Oak Park’s Village Hall. Oak Park government buildings are no stranger to...
Kids are back to school and that means an increase in pedestrians and school buses in Oak Park and the surrounding areas. Last week, there were two incidents involving students and motor vehicles. One child was struck by a...
In an effort to break down the communication barriers for those with mental illness, the Oak Park Police Department created a program called Oak Park Cares. The program, that has been in effect for about a year, offers free...
Two very good friends of mine recently bought a house in Forest Park. And while they will tell you that they did so because that's what "adulting" is all about, I know that their primary motivator was to find...
The Rotary Club of Oak Park-River Forest and the River Forest Park District are hosting the 5th Annual Food Truck Rally on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 3:30-9:30 p.m. at Keystone Park, 401 Thatcher Ave., River Forest. Some of the food trucks...
A black 1999 Mercedes-Benz E-430 was stolen from a residential garage on the 1000 block of North Humphrey Avenue in Oak Park, according to police reports. The victim told police that the thief may have stolen the car by using a...