August 13th, 2019 12:15 PM
Six Oak Park poets were recognized for their work this month by the 2019 Gwendolyn Brooks Youth Poetry Awards.
August 9th, 2019 10:46 AM
The village of River Forest will hold a watch party for the local Little League's game at the semi-finals of the Little League World Series Great Lakes Regional at 4 p.m. on Aug. 9 at Village Hall, 400 Park Ave. The game will is being televised on the cable sports network ESPN.
August 7th, 2019 9:31 AM
Meet Oak Parker Kara Jackson and hear her read from her just-published poetry chapbook, Bloodstone Cowboy. Jackson is a 2018 graduate of OPRF High School and will be attending Smith College in the fall. 834 Lake St., Oak Park.
August 7th, 2019 12:00 AM
This weekend's garage sales.
August 6th, 2019 4:14 PM
In response to a July 31 article I wrote, entitled "West Side clergy highlight legacy of 1919 race riot," an alert reader, Edgar Hiestand, emailed an Aug. 8, 1919 Oak Leaves article, "News From Militia Front," that's worth mentioning.
August 6th, 2019 4:10 PM
The Desplaines Mosquito Abatement District recently reported to the village of Oak Park the discovery of three mosquitos in Oak Park over the last few weeks with the West Nile Virus.
August 6th, 2019 2:47 PM
The historic Lake Theatre marquee could be due for an update, if the village approves a proposal by theater owners to install a digital marquee in its place.
August 6th, 2019 12:00 AM
It's been a little over a year since Wednesday Journal published a feature on Prosser Career Academy's Farm Lab, an urban garden for Prosser students and residents in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood.
August 5th, 2019 12:00 PM
When Hemingway wandered into La Floridita to use the washroom, he decided to sample one of their Daiquiris. He took a sip and said, "That's good, but I prefer it without sugar and with double rum."
July 31st, 2019 12:00 AM
View the full print edition of the July 2019 Rewards coupon booklet
To view the full print edition of the Wednesday Journal 2019 Answer Book, please click here.
Sign-up to get the latest news updates for Oak Park and River Forest.
Well... on a couple of FB posts I've agreed with the...
By Vikki Stefans
Posted: August 24th, 2019 11:44 PM
On: Things white anti-racist allies can...
Ramona all true except for one major facet of life in our...
By Bruce Kline
Posted: August 24th, 2019 11:15 PM
On: To boost equity, OPRF restructuring...
@ Gregg. Thank you for your comment. The post modernist...
By Ramona Lopez
Posted: August 24th, 2019 10:52 PM
@Jeffrey. So the system is rigged? Please provide some...
Posted: August 24th, 2019 10:48 PM
No, it's not an admission of the school's inability to...
By Jeffrey Smith
Posted: August 24th, 2019 8:58 PM
View All Comments