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Oak Park and River Forest High School announced June 11 that Carlton Rosemond has been hired as the school's new girls basketball head coach. He... [Read More]
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Thursday Night Out  June 10 through Sept. 9, 5 to 8 p.m., Downtown Oak Park (DTOP) More than twenty restaurants offer a variety of drinks,... [Read More]
Ronald Walter Stark, 77, of Plainfield, formerly of River Forest, died peacefully in his home, surrounded by his family on June 4, 2021. [Read More]
Annette M. Schultz, 79, of Vulcan, Michigan, died on June 1, 2021 at home. [Read More]
Conrad Martin Terry Jr., 73, of Oak Park, died on Wednesday, June 02, 2021. [Read More]
Edward J. Maroney Jr., 60, died on May 26, 2021. Born in Chicago, he grew up in Oak Park and lived in Forest Park. [Read More]
Last weekend, Anfora Wine Merchants, 128 S. Marion St., celebrated its first anniversary. Musicians played streetside, customers enjoyed a complimentary glass of prosecco on the... [Read More]
Massa Café Italiano co-owner Giovanna Lollino and her chef, husband and business partner Angelo are eager to embrace the return of summer weather and a... [Read More]
On May 29 at 3 p.m., I went for a walk. I know the time because of the tolling in the St. Edmund bell tower... [Read More]
Oak Park is going to watch as the impact of its newly elected village board begins to show on a range of issues. [Read More]
In baseball the cliché about a surprising outcome is, "That's why we play the games." In reporting the equivalent is, "That's why we make the... [Read More]
"If you're not prepared to die, you're not prepared to live." That was the arresting last line of Fred Hampton's talk to me and all... [Read More]
As life moves toward whatever normal will be, opportunities for our youth are opening up. [Read More]
Thank you for reporting on the May 17 Scoville Park rally, protesting the violence in the Middle East. [Read More]
Illinois is one of three states to lose a congressional seat (people fleeing the state) in the last census. [Read More]
Email phishing malware attacks won't work if a separate computer is used for just email and dubious websites. [Read More]
In January of 2020, I decided "deliberate" would be my word of the year. In other words, I wanted to be fully present with my... [Read More]
While I don't question the statement that 20% of Oak Park households pay for curbside composting pickup, I take issue with the assertion that 20%... [Read More]
I am writing to say goodbye and thank you to Oak Park. After 31 years of service to the village, I'm retiring from the Fire... [Read More]
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