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Several garages burglarized in southeast Oak Park
All but one of the six burglaries occurred in southeast Oak Park, with the thieves entering through unlocked service doors in all four garage burglaries.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Sacred Spaces walk set for Sunday, June 23
The Oak Park and River Forest Community of Congregations and the Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest will host their second annual Sacred Spaces House of Worship Walk from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 23. Joe McDonald, vice president of the board for the Community of Congregations, said the walk is a return to tradition for the ... (more)
Centerline Capital Group Refinances a Multifamily Facility Located in Oak Park, Illinois
Built in 1922, Mills Park Apartments is a vintage courtyard garden apartment complex that consists of 76 units housed within two 3-story buildings.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
|$10 off purchase over $50
$10 off purchase over $50
1342 Coney Island Avenue,
Nominations being accepted for historic preservation awards
It's that time of year again, when the Oak Park Historic Preservation Commission seeks nominations for its Historic Preservation Awards Program.
Spate of cell phone thefts hits Oak Park
Six people were robbed of their cell phones or had them snatched from their hands between June 7 and June 11. Police made arrests in two of the incidents, and are investigating to see if a gang of teenaged street thieves are responsible for other incidents.
7 churches synagogues open for walk in Oak Park River Forest
Oak Park-River Forest tour of houses of worship promotes interfaith understanding.
Oak Park grocery hit by thieves five times in one week
Police arrested five men and charged them with retail theft in five separate incidents at the Dominick's store, 259 Lake St., between June 7 and June 13. Paul Turner, 20, of the 5900 block of Lake Street, was arrested at the Dominick's store at 6:59 p.m. June 11, and charged with retail theft.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Man fatally shot in eye, 11 others wounded since late Friday afternoon
One man is dead and at least eleven other people have been wounded in shootings on the South and West sides since Friday afternoon.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
OPRF graduate named Presidential Scholar, gets medal...
Scott C. Daniel, a 2013 graduate of Oak Park-River Forest High School, was named one of 141 Presidential Scholars by the U.S. Department of Education.
Oak Park firm helps seniors feel right at home
Our nation's aging population is on the brink of a huge demand for home care services.
Family Friendly: Experience the sights and sounds of Hemingway's work
You and your children can become inspired by nature, as Ernest Hemingway was, when you take "An Afternoon Walk with Ernest," 1 p.m. June 22. Naturalists from the Trailside Museum will lead the free family nature walk along the banks of the Des Plaines River.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Proposed North Avenue banquet hall debated at Galewood meeting
Ald. Deborah Graham told residents at Galewood Community Church Thursday she sympathizes with worries about a banquet hall proposed for North Avenue, but can do little to stop it if all legal requirements are met.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Eddie's Rail Fan Page
An Illinois Central Railroad steam powered freight train in H.O Scale.
I photographed this video last week Wednsday evening, at the Oak Park Society of Model Engineers,H.O scale Model Railroad Club in Oak Park Illinois.
River Forest, Oak Park brace for winds, rain, hail
Public works crews are on alert in River Forest and Oak Park as the National Weather Service is warning of heavy rain and "damaging winds" up to 75 miles per hour, along with the possibility of baseball-sized hail.
Family harmony is key for Oak Park clan
The free family-friendly environment of the Grant Park Music Festival in Millennium Park, Chicago extends this season to those on stage as well.
The Doings Weekly
Acting out: Enjoy summer's open air theater
In the beginning, First Folio Theatre's outdoor productions at the Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook were a matter of necessity, not a romantic notion.
Oak Park-River Forest High School sends 829 graduates on their way
Graduating seniors at Oak Park and River Forest High School participate in commencement ceremonies, Sunday, June 9, 2013.
Driver relieves himself in street during DUI arrest in Oak Park
A Chicago man stopped due to expired plates was arrested for DUI after he decided to relieve himself in the street while being questioned by police.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Nelson principal mark milestones with his school, husband
A year ago last month, East Maine School District 63 hired 32-year-old Grivois-Shah as Nelson School's first assistant principal, a post he has held since July.
Daily Journal/Sunday Journal
Man killed in I-57 crash south of Bradley-Bourbonnais exit
A 31-year-old man was killed in a car crash just south of the Bradley-Bourbonnais exit on Interstate 57 late Saturday night or early Sunday morning.