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Saturday, May 26, 2018
Oak Park Police Chief Anthony Ambrose is taking an extended leave of absence for personal reasons. Deputy LaDon Reynolds will serve as the Interim Chief of Police until further notice, according to Village Manager Cara Pavlicek. "I support the Village...
Casual seafood restaurant Surf's Up is officially open for business after celebrating a grand opening over Earth Day weekend, April 20-22. Popular menu items for Oak Park's newest eatery include shrimp, lobster, po' boys, fish tacos, fried green tomatoes, and even...
My brother-in-law, David Prak, lost his six-month-long battle to cancer the morning of Friday, March 23. I was sitting on the couch of my sister’s living room, facing his bed, watching his chest rise and fall at an irregular...
I have several reasons why you should be happy right now if you aren’t already: It is Friday. Super Troopers 2 is now in theaters. The sun is actually shining to the point where it feels somewhat like spring....
It is no secret that, for decades, there have been multiple attempts at improving equity in Oak Park’s schools. The persistence of differing student outcomes that correlate closely with race and income is not a new phenomenon, nor is...
With Earth Day coming up on Sunday, April 22, Oak Parkers are getting into the spirit by pledging to leave their cars at home for the duration of the weekend and commit to walking or biking around the community...
An Oak Park woman was pushed down and robbed Saturday afternoon on the 900 block of South Elmwood Avenue after being rear-ended by a white 2015 Acura occupied by four males in their late teens or early twenties. After striking...
In case you missed it, the Oak Park-River Forest Food Pantry held its inaugural Healthy Chef Challenge on Saturday, April 7. The fundraising event joined local foodies with some of Chicagoland's most prestigious chefs in a day that championed healthy,...
Welcome to 2018’s Friday the 13th Part 1 (Part 2 coming in July). To kick off this party right, I gathered a few of my favorite Tweets I’d like to share with you before getting into the nitty-gritty details...
The 9th Annual Oak Park Earth Fest will take place Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Public Works Center, 201 South Blvd. For the first time ever, the event will include several entertainment options such...

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