October 30th, 2018 2:13 PM
The best thing about voting is playing our role in this grand experiment we call democracy and hopefully improving the future of our world.
October 30th, 2018 2:12 PM
Todd Bol, the Little Free Library founder, died in Wisconsin on Oct. 18 from pancreatic cancer. He was 62.
October 23rd, 2018 4:21 PM
Four days after an African-American woman awoke to "White Power," swastikas and profanity scribbled on her garage door, she rose to find her property surrounded with a different kind of message: neon signs that read "Here with love," "Hate will never be comfortable! We stand united in fight to end racism," and hand-drawn hearts, which stood tall around the front and back sides of her townhome on the 7700 block of Harvard.
October 23rd, 2018 4:20 PM
Once constructed at the corner of Chicago and Harlem avenues, village officials expect a new senior care facility to be the third-largest taxpayer in River Forest, with an equalized assessed valuation (EAV) estimated at $6.8 million.
October 23rd, 2018 3:28 PM
The Oak Park Economic Development Corporation (OPEDC) is expected to give its recommendation on a preferred developer for the village-owned parking lot on the northeast corner of Oak Park Avenue and Madison Street at the next Oak Park Village Board meeting, set for Oct. 29.
October 18th, 2018 1:35 PM
The newest episode of the television show "American Greed: Deadly Riches", on CNBC, will feature the story of former Oak Parker Heather Mack, who is serving a 10-year sentence in an Indonesian prison for her role in murdering her mother, Sheila Von Wiese-Mack, in a hotel in Bali in 2014.
October 10th, 2018 9:50 AM
Daniel Lee Gard, a minister and retired rear admiral of the U.S. Navy, announced Oct. 3 he will retire as president of Concordia University Chicago at the end of the school year.
October 10th, 2018 9:45 AM
Virginia "Ginie" Cassin recently moved up to Minnesota to be closer to family after a lifetime in Oak Park.
October 10th, 2018 9:41 AM
This year, around a baker's dozen Oak Park and River Forest High School students qualified as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.
October 10th, 2018 9:40 AM
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