June 19th, 2018 4:01 PM
The VMA officially ended last week, going out, not with a bang, not even with a whimper. More of a whisper. The VMA has been in decline long enough that many Oak Parkers no longer even know what it stood for — the initials as well as the convictions.
June 19th, 2018 3:59 PM
I was pleased to read the recent article titled, "Oak Park poised to advance green initiatives," even though the how of it is still undecided, the issues are complex, and the focus is primarily on internal changes the village can directly control.
June 19th, 2018 3:56 PM
I agree with Ray Simpson's statement, "Congress would need to create new laws to force gun owners into compliance and then convince the judiciary to enforce those laws. Key to this … is to convince bad individuals to start to comply with the rules of modern society."
June 19th, 2018 3:51 PM
June 19th, 2018 3:49 PM
At the June 26 District 200 school board meeting, the Imagine OPRF Work Group will present its master facility plan proposal.
June 19th, 2018 3:48 PM
This summer, students at OPEF's BASE Camp are working with nationally recognized mosaic muralist Tracy Van Duinen, as well as Julian art teachers Ed Magierski and Phil Switzowicz, to create a stunning mosaic tribute in honor of pioneering African-American scientist, civil rights activist and Oak Park resident, Percy Julian.
June 19th, 2018 3:45 PM
When someone dies, we all say positive things and try to make the pain easier to bear. The VMA is dead. Remember the good times, the successes, the victories, the laughter, and the people.
June 19th, 2018 3:44 PM
District 97 is beefing up its social services staff at the middle schools because of a spike in the numbers of kids with serious mental health issues: rich kids, poor kids, in-between kids. I wonder why so many kids, why now?
June 19th, 2018 3:42 PM
I am writing to discuss the Senate budget mark-up, which is taking place next week, and the role that the federal budget has in reducing the burden of tuberculosis worldwide.
June 19th, 2018 3:38 PM
It has been a long time coming but the signs are good that a real and viable mixed-use development project is coming to Lake Street in River Forest.
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