Saturday May 11
17 Chicago-Area Park Projects Get Federal Funding
A $1.4 million grant, announced Saturday by Gov. Pat Quinn, will pay for two turf soccer fields, two natural turf softball fields, two natural turf all-purpose athletic fields, lighted walking paths, a playground with a spray feature, a skate park, a basketball court, athletic field lighting and amenities such as park benches, drinking fountains, ... (more)
Celebrating Seniors Week, from May 16-23, expands to 28 Chicago suburbs
More than 50 events, nearly all of them free of charge, are on tap from May 16-23 during the third annual Celebrating Seniors Week in Oak Park , River Forest and Forest Park .
Coin Flip Has Decided Race In Stickney
David De Leshe was declared the winner in his race for Stickney Village Trustee after Cook County Clerk David Orr flipped a coin on Wednesday to decide the tied election.
DeLeshe Wins Final Stickney Village Trustee Seat On Coin Flip
The final spot in the village trustee's race in southwest suburban Stickney was settled Wednesday morning with a coin toss.