January 15th, 2019 3:42 PM
Good job on the Fenwick article about sexual abuse committed by Fr. William Farrell, O.P. The story was clear and compelling. [Victims of former Fenwick priest tell their stories, News, Jan. 9]
January 15th, 2019 3:41 PM
As a candidate in the upcoming election for the Oak Park Village Board, I oppose the transfer of authority over Freedom of Information Act requests from the village clerk to the village attorney.
January 15th, 2019 3:39 PM
During the 2009 retirement party for Village Clerk Sandra Sokol, the standing-room-only crowd was asked to raise their hands if Sandra had ever helped them. Every hand in the room went up — a room so packed that the fire department almost shut it down.
January 15th, 2019 3:38 PM
VOICE is a new grass-roots community organization that many Oak Park residents have heard about in recent news media coverage, Facebook postings, and other sources.
January 15th, 2019 3:37 PM
The role of the village clerk has been decimated going back many years. Our clerks have tended to be the guardians of our citizens facing the governing bureaucracy.
January 15th, 2019 3:36 PM
The parents I represented as a longtime legal services and civil rights lawyer never expected to find themselves on the wrong side of a child-abuse hotline call. Erroneous judgments, finding both guilt and innocence, issue at alarming rates, often without any court review.
January 15th, 2019 3:34 PM
Oak Park Area ClimateAction to present "100% Renewable Energy" resolution to the Oak Park Village Board on Jan. 28.
January 15th, 2019 3:31 PM
And so, he rode into the House, his plan to build a wall "Don't worry about the money," he groused, "Mexico will pay it all."
January 15th, 2019 3:23 PM
Marian S. Brennen (nee Soper), 101, of Oak Park and formerly of River Forest, died on Jan. 1, 2019. Born in Chicago on May 17, 1917 to the late Clarence and Esther Soper, she was a lifelong member of her community for 101 years.
January 15th, 2019 3:22 PM
Joanna Bernadine Vanni, 87, of Oak Park, died on Jan. 8, 2019. Born to the late Frank and Mary (Breckenridge) Kirchgessner, she was a graduate of Metamora High School class of 1948, Rosary College (Dominican University) class of 1952, and completed master's level coursework at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago.
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