August 9th, 2020 1:46 PM
At least four people died after a car crashed into Starbucks on the 400 block of Harlem Ave. at 12:49 a.m. on Aug. 9. The vehicle struck a planter, light pole and the wall of the closed coffee shop.
August 7th, 2020 1:42 PM
After 26 years as Fenwick's girls water polo coach, Jack Wagner leaves behind a legacy that includes nine state championships and over 600 wins.
August 7th, 2020 9:25 AM
Participated citizens shared deeply personal experiences with the Oak Park Police Department during village's two community police listening sessions, but it remains unclear if any police officers attended any of the virtual sessions held 10 a.m. on Aug. 5 and 7 p.m. on Aug. 6.
August 6th, 2020 4:17 PM
After voting for an in-person return to school at a July 27 special school board meeting, River Forest Elementary School District 90 has reversed course and will implement a fully remote plan to begin the 2020-21 school year.
August 5th, 2020 6:25 PM
The village of Oak Park held the first of two virtual "police listening sessions" this morning where members of the community shared their experiences and interactions with the Oak Park Police Department.
August 5th, 2020 9:23 AM
In an homage to literary hero and Oak Park native Ernest Hemingway, the Amateur Bullfighters of Chicago, in collaboration with the Chicago Tauromachy Club, have created two new bullfighting passes.
August 5th, 2020 8:57 AM
The Wabi Sabi Film Festival continues this month with another free online movie on Friday, Aug. 21, featuring the powerful documentary Gen Silent.
August 5th, 2020 8:56 AM
Joseph M. Krickl, 68, died of complications from the COVID-19 virus on July 19, 2020.
August 5th, 2020 8:55 AM
Donald P. Maynard, currently of Fairbanks, Alaska and formerly of Oak Park, died on May 27, 2020, peacefully in his sleep.
August 5th, 2020 8:53 AM
In 2013, when Oak Park resident Judith Alexander joined forces with a few others to form the North Avenue Zoning and Development Advisory Committee.
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