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Oak Park, US
Monday, September 24, 2018
Oak Park Police Department Chief Anthony Ambrose announced his retirement. The 34-year veteran will depart at the end of the month. Ambrose’s decision to retire was based on the desire to focus on his health following a successful liver transplant. Reflecting...
On July 30, the Oak Park Village Board voted on the proposal to ask the following question on the November 6th ballot: “Shall the merger and consolidation of Oak Park taxing bodies be considered, including, but not limited to,...
The Oak Park Visitor’s Center has been featuring the work of local artists since the fall of 2017 in their program called Urban Local Made. The artists that are currently featured at the visitor’s center create everything from screen prints...
The buzz of the cicada, the gentle hum of the window air conditioner….Oak Park is ringing with the sounds of summer. I’ve been soaking in every sensory experience I can - trying to preserve all of these summer sensations...
Steve James, an Oak Park resident and documentary filmmaker, debuted his film “America to Me” featuring students from Oak Park-River Forest High School (OPRF) in January at Sundance Film Festival. James and his team filmed at OPRF throughout the...
Getting around Oak Park this summer has been a bit more complicated due to a number of construction projects such as the Albion at Oak Park at 1000 Lake Street in DTOP. In addition to new developments, there is also...
The group that brought last spring’s emotional explorations of peace through music is searching for new members for their 38th season. The Oak Park Concert Chorale (OPCC) announced earlier this week that they will be holding auditions for their...
Police brought in eight individuals for questioning following a standoff that took place Sunday morning in an Oak Park home on South Taylor Avenue near Roosevelt Road. Officers arrived at the Taylor Avenue home around 5:30 a.m. Sunday after responding to...
Prompt anyone to visualize an Oak Park street on a summer day and their vision will likely include vibrant greenery, thick tree trunks, sparkly stained glass windows on beautifully manicured Victorians and the bright green jacket of a runner...
According to the meteorologists, we will be getting a lovely break from the heat this weekend.  Temperatures should be in the 70s. I sure hope they are right! I don’t know about you, but I am much more willing...