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Park Forest, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in Park Forest, IL include 60466, and 60484. The median home price in Park Forest is $45,000 which is roughly $58/per square foot. More Park Forest information.

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Yesterday | NBC Chicago

The Obamas Get Chicago Schools Named After Them

South Chicago suburbs Park Forest and Chicago Heights have renamed two area schools in tribute to President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Those Cook County cities, which comprise School District 163, announced on Monday that Beacon Hill School, grades 4-8, now goes by the Barack Obama School of Leadership and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math , while Forest Trail School, 4-8, has been named Michelle Obama School of Technology and the Arts .

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Monday | Patch.com

Prairie State College Board of Trustees Member Peg Donohue Named Woman of the Year by Abby Foundation

Peg Donohue, a member of the Prairie State College Board of Trustees, recently was named the 2014 Abby Woman of the Year by the Abby Foundation. She received her award during the recent Women Together award luncheon.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

2 Chicago area schools named for Obama family

School officials with District 163 in Park Forrest announced Friday that the Beacon Hill school in Chicago Heights has been renamed the Barack Obama School of Leadership and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Forest Trail. Officials also said that Forest Trail Middle School in Park Forest is now the Michelle Obama School of Technology and the Arts, according to a story in the Southtown Star .

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Southtown Star

2 Southland schools renamed for First Family

The President and Mrs. Obama are coming to Park Forest-Chicago Heights School District 163 - at least in a manner of speaking. As part of a realignment of district schools, which took effect with the start of this school year, the former Beacon Hill school has been renamed the Barack Obama School of Leadership and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, the district said Friday in a news release.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Herald

Seniors can enjoy a free stroll in Kane County preserve

On the first Thursday of each month, Forest Preserve District naturalists lead a leisurely walk through a Kane County Forest Preserve, and share ecology highlights along the way.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

Crete What's Happening

Pieces and Patches Quilt Guild Pieces and Patches Quilt Guild meets at Steger Community Center, 3501 S. Hopkins in Steger, every second Wednesday of the month all year long.

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The Southtown Star

'Moon Over Buffalo' bound for SSC stage

Cast members for South Suburban College's "Moon Over Buffalo" include Martell Jefferson , Paul Braun, Charlie Furtek and Ashley Orendorff; and Heather Young , Betty Owens, Kevin Hathaway and Cathy Hundt.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Southtown Star

Vickroy: A year after transplant, Homewood student breathing easy

Born with cystic fibrosis, the Homewood resident was accustomed to being in and out of hospitals.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Southtown Star

18-year-old shot to death in Chicago Heights

Erin C. Knox, 18, was shot in the 500 block of Minette Lane about 8:50 p.m. Monday, according to a statement from Chicago Heights police.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Southtown Star

Get Up and Go

Volunteer Opportunity: Neat Repeats Resale stores, which support the Crisis Center for South Suburbia, a nonprofit that provides emergency shelter and other essential services for individuals and families victimized by domestic violence, is accepting volunteer applications at both stores: 9028 W. 159th St., Orland Park, 364-7605; and 7026 W. 111th ... (more)

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The Southtown Star

Makeover underway for Park Forest school

Renderings for the new addition of Forest Trail School in Park Forest were on display at Monday's groundbreaking ceremony.

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