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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 $549,000 which is roughly $260/per square foot. More River Forest information.

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4 hrs ago | 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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Tue Jul 08, 2014

OakLeaves

Healy's Westside to host fundraiser Wednesday for school supplies for D97 students

John Lawrence spent 12 years working with at-risk students in the Students Taking Academic Responsibility program at Roosevelt Middle School in River Forest.

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OakLeaves

Oak Park, River Forest Police Blotter: Man charged with trespassing at church

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

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

OakLeaves

Business owners face 'tiny tax increases' in Oak Park, River Forest

Oak Park and River Forest High School's decision to cut its property tax levy by about $10 million has led to "tiny tax increases" for business owners, said Oak Park Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar.

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Sun Jul 06, 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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Wed Jul 02, 2014

CBS Local

Four Rivers Near Flood Stage After Monday's Rain

Monday's deluge resulted in isolated flooding, but four Chicago area rivers remain near their flood stage, according to the National Weather Service.

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Tue Jul 01, 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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Fri Jun 27, 2014

WLS-AM Chicago

West suburban pastor charged with molesting boy

The former pastor of a west suburban church sexually abused a boy who was his neighbor and a parishioner, Cook County prosecutors said Friday.

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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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Sat Jun 21, 2014

Examiner.com

Don't let sour news linger--on heels of negative news, shift the focus forward

Rather than allow an outdated sign continue to declare "down" news, the owner of the former Dominick's store would do well to replace it with a future-focused message.ain Rather than allow an outdated sign continue to declare "down" news, the owner of the former Dominick's store would do well to replace it with a future-focused message.ain From a ... (more)

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

The Southtown Star

Teaching moments abound for Stagg grad

Come next school year, the recent graduate of Stagg High School in Palos Hills will start working on making that dream come true when she packs her bags and heads to Concordia University in River Forest.

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Wed Jun 18, 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 Jun 13, 2014

Patch.com

New USPS Postal Customer Advisory Council Seeking Volunteers

The following is from the US Postal Service: The U.S. Postal Service is seeking volunteers to serve on a combined local Customer Advisory Council in the Oak Park, River Forest and Forest Park community.

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Flood Warning for Cook County was issued at July 12 at 4:25AM CDT

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