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River Forest, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in River Forest, IL include 60305. The median home price in River Forest is $674,000 which is roughly $263/per square foot. More River Forest information.

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Wednesday | OakLeaves

Local artist offers high-end, high-fashion painted jeans through Dragonfly by JClaire

While creating textured art on the walls of homes and restaurants, paint inevitably dripped onto Joan Claire Smith's jeans.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Watersblogged

Letting God decide

Born June 15, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois. Attended Daniel J. Corkery School in from 1955 through 1959, and Grace Evangelical Lutheran School from 1960 through 1964.

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OakLeaves

Oak Park police blotter: Two teens arrested for theft, burglary

The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Oak Park and River Forest police departments.

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OakLeaves

Sugar Beet Co-op Edible Garden Tour draws more than 200 people

The Sugar Beet Co-op hosted its third annual Edible Garden Tour over the weekend.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

OakLeaves

Family Friendly: Jeanie B rocks out at River Forest Musical Celebration

It will be a real family Musical Celebration with Jeanie B!, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31 in the River Forest Public Library front garden, 735 Lathrop Ave. The award-winning singer, musician and songwriter will be backed by sons Joey, 15, on bass and Bill, 13, on drums.

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OakLeaves

From the Village: Community meeting to be held about armed robbery

Police to host community meeting - Representatives of the Police Department, including Chief Tanksley and Zone 5 Resident Beat Officer Paul Razzino, will host a neighborhood meeting to discuss the recent armed robbery on the 200 block of S. Clinton Ave. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thurs., July 24, at Brooks Middle School .

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Chain Store Age

Mid-America brings new retailers to River Forest Town Center

Richard Spinell, principal of Mid-America Asset Management Inc., announced that the firm recently secured three leases at River Forest Town Center in River Forest, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Suburban Journals

Hamad Hafiz Almarri, a 31 year old Oak Park man is charged with

NEWS RELEASE RIVER FOREST POLICE DEPARTMENT Disorderly Conduct Arrest---Case #13-7605 For Immediate Release October 11, 2013 The River Forest Police Department has announced the arrest of a 31-year old Oak Park man for his sole involvement in a Disorderly Conduct incident, which occurred at approximately 8:10 am on October 8, 2013 on the 7300 block ... (more)

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Suburban Journals

Jerrmon Davis 18-years from Oak Park Arrested with a Gun.

Update: March 11, 2013 Jerrmon S. Davis was given a $50,000.00 bail and the bail was paid by friends and family.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Kane Co. Chronicle

$90M pledged for third railroad track in Geneva

GENEVA – Construction of a third set of railroad tracks on the Union Pacific line that runs through Geneva recently received $90 million in pledged support from the railroad and the Illinois Department of Transportation.

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Watersblogged

Former deputy border chief: Obama administration has undone post-9/11 progress on southern border

Born June 15, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois. Attended Daniel J. Corkery School in from 1955 through 1959, and Grace Evangelical Lutheran School from 1960 through 1964.

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OakLeaves

Dominican University celebrating greenness with block party Sunday

A community picnic event at Dominican University in 2010. The school will hold its Green Block Party, celebrating local eco-friendly institutions, this weekend.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Doings Weekly

Rain fuels mosquito invasion in Cook County

Drain: Don't allow water to stand in cans, containers, pots, discarded tires, or other water-holding containers on your property.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

OakLeaves

Frank Lloyd Wright Trust hosting free tours for 40th anniversary

The Frank Lloyd Trust is celebrating 40 years and to commemorate the big anniversary, the trust is opening up its doors to tour the Frank Lloyd Home and Studio for free.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

OakLeaves

Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation names new president, CEO

River Forest resident Kristin Carlson Vogen joins the Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation as President and Chief Executive Officer.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Herald

Third RR track coming to Geneva, as funding is announced

Construction of a third set of railroad tracks on the Union Pacific line through Geneva could start in 2016, as money has been pledged for the project.

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ElmLeaves

Family Friendly: Triton teaches robotics and robot building

Young people from Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy's Robotics Team will share their creations with kids at Robotics Show and Tell, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, July 19 at Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St. The robot-building project was created by Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey.

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OakLeaves

OPRF salutatorian plans to combine music, Harvard education

If his scholarship to study music at Harvard doesn't work out, Jonah Philion always could perform on the streets of Naples, Florida.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

OakLeaves

River Forest police aid in arrests of three in multi-state fencing operation

Working off an informant's tip, police in River Forest and Chicago recently made three arrests in connection with a multi-state fencing ring.

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The Southtown Star

Oak Lawn man charged in connection with West Side fencing operation

An Oak Lawn man was among three charged with taking part in a fencing operation in which stolen items allegedly were bought and resold out of Chicago's Humboldt Park community.

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