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Memorial Day Celebrations Planned in Oak Park, River Forest
It's time to kick off summer again with a Memorial Day barbeque, maybe a little picnic and a special tribute to the men and women who serve and have served our country.
Tue May 21, 2013
Oak Park Man Arrested for Attacking Public-Urination Disapprover
An Oak Park man has been charged with aggravated battery for attacking a passer-by in downtown Naperville around 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning after the victim made a remark about a passenger in the man's car urinating on a nearby building, the Daily Herald reports .
Arrest Warrants: Wanted in Oak Park and Forest Park
Michael D. Cruze, 54, is wanted on a theft charge. Bail was set at $10,000. His last known address was in the 500 block of North Forest Avenue in River Forest.
Yoga Instructors 'Living Proof' of its Benefits
Tom and Susan Wilkens of Forest Park are living proof of the benefits of yoga. They run the Dancing Cranes Yoga & Massage studio on Madison Street and have been longtime instructors at other places in the area.
Memorial Day ceremony May 27
The annual Memorial Day ceremony will start at 9 a.m. Monday, May 27, in Scoville Park, Lake Street and Oak Park Avenue.
Mon May 20, 2013
Oak Park police blotter for May 23, 2013
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Oak Park Police Department.
Bike Thefts on the Rise in Warmer Weather
As the temperature rises, the number of bike thefts in the area tends to as well.
Heroin Arrest, 3D TV Stolen: Police Blotter
THURSDAY, MAY 16 Heroin Arrest Whitney O. Westbrooks, 23, of the 2700 block of Cherie Lane in Ottawa, was charged with possession of a controlled substance.
Frank Lloyd Wright House Walk: Goodrich House
The Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust's House Walk was Saturday, May 18, and this week we'll be featuring one of the homes each day.
Sun May 19, 2013
DuPage DUI Arrests, May 19 Edition
April 28: Marcus Conner, 39, of the 2000 block of Wheatfield, Romeoville, was charged at 12:11 a.m. with DUI while driving his 2005 Chevrolet on Clarendon Hills Road at southbound I-55, police said.
Sat May 18, 2013
Federal Flood Relief for Area Residents
The village governments in Forest Park, Oak Park and River Forest have sent notices to residents recently to inform them that federal aid could be available for victims of the April flooding.
Wright Plus tour debuts five never seen homes on annual housewalk
For architecture buffs in Chicago and around the world, the phrase "houses in Oak Park" conjures up one name and one name only: Frank Lloyd Wright.
Omg PD: Dui Nearly 4X Legal Limit, Ding Dong Dirty Words
LA GRANGE Prescription drug dust-up A woman caused a disturbance at Walgreens, 2 N. La Grange Road, around 1:58 p.m. after her insurance declined to cover a prescription she was picking up for her mother, police said.
Fri May 17, 2013
West Cook YMCA in Oak Park gets $25,000 from Nicor
That's because they haven't decided exactly how to spend the $25,000 check they received recently in Nicor Gas's first Community Challenge.
Oak Park's Lincoln School rewarded for composting success
They were among 25 students at Lincoln Elementary School who helped plant a bald cypress at the school on Monday, May 13.
DUIs at 75 MPH, 4x Legal Limit, With Pills: Police Blotter
SUNDAY, MAY 12 Drunk Minor Resists Arrest Ian R. Sutherland, 18, of Oak Park, was charged with resisting arrest and underage consumption and possession of alcohol by a minor after police stopped him at 1:11 a.m. in River Forest.
Thu May 16, 2013
Family Friendly: Cheney Mansion throws a birthday party
Bring a blanket and a picnic lunch and enjoy the beautiful spring flowers during the free Happy Birthday Cheney Mansion celebration, 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19 at 220 N. Euclid, Oak Park.
Park District Gets Grant for Environmental Learning Center
The Park District of Oak Park has been awarded a $400,000 matching grant to develop an Environmental Learning Center and other improvements at Austin Gardens .
Local Art, Organic Syrup Collide at Three Queens
Sometimes a business idea comes organically. That's the case with Three Queens Organic , a new art gallery in the Oak Park Arts District, which grew out of two far-away happenings: a love for art developed in Europe, and a discovery of maple trees on a farm in Wisconsin.
Arts District Businesses Present 'What's Blooming' Festival This Weekend
There's been a few new businesses blooming in the Oak Park Arts District lately, and this weekend you can enjoy the district at the "What's Blooming" festival.