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Oak Park, US
Monday, March 18, 2019
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...
Oak Park-River Forest High School has been facing multiple incidents of hate speech vandalizing school property. Last week, an outdoor shed was vandalized with vicious language that directly threatened an OPRF teacher, Anthony Clark. Along with the abhorrent words were...
Democrat Fritz Kaegi heads into Election Day with clear momentum. He has campaigned as a complete outsider since May of 2017 on a platform of fairness, ethics, overhaul and transparency to the Cook County Assessor’s office. Kaegi defeated Joseph...
Once Halloween is over, the last two months of the year seem to fly by, don’t they?  With the days flying by and our family calendar already filling up with holiday plans, I want to make sure we have...
Oak Park Police Officer Dwayne Jones, Jr. was put on paid administrative leave on Oct. 18 after being accused of involvement in the beating of two men. The incident happened on Sept. 29 outside of @mosphere, a gay club...