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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 $649,000 which is roughly $277/per square foot. More River Forest information.

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20 hrs ago | OakLeaves

Paul Sassone: Let the teenagers sleep

Teens need nine-and-a-half hours of sleep each night, according to the National Sleep Foundation.

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Yesterday | OakLeaves

Construction starts on Pete's Fresh Market in Oak Park; 'early spring' opening expected

Renovations at the much-anticipated Pete's Fresh Market in Oak Park have officially begun, and a representative for the grocery store said the company expects to open in early spring next year.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

OakLeaves

LemonAid fundraiser dishing out cash to more charities this year

The annual LemonAid fundraiser, a River Forest staple stirring up money for local charities, is looking to sweeten the event this year.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Patch.com

Matzo Balls, Chopped Liver and the Midwest: Jewish Foodways of the Heartland

Highland Park Historical Society hosts on Wednesday September 10th at 7 PM 'Matzo Balls, Chopped Liver and the Midwest: Jewish Foodways of the Heartland,' presented by Ellen Steinberg, PhD.

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OakLeaves

No Boundaries Bandit bank robber wanted by FBI strikes River Forest

A photo of a man being sought by the FBI for robbing a Chase Bank in Northlake on Aug. 15. Known as the "No Boundaries Bandit," the man described as a 200-pound Hispanic has robbed five Chicago banks, and now, seven in the suburbs-most recently in west suburban River Forest, according to the FBI.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Elite Street: Reputed mob boss selling River Forest mansion

Reputed mob boss Joseph Andriacchi, who for more than two decades has been identified by the Chicago Crime Commission and law enforcement as a high-ranking member of the Chicago Outfit, has listed his four-bedroom, 6,350-square-foot mansion in River Forest for $2.15 million.

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OakLeaves

Top 10 classes to take around Oak Park in September

Learn something new this month with our picks of the top 10 classes to take around Oak Park in September.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

OakLeaves

Oak Park police blotter: Woman charged with making purchases on closed card

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

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

OakLeaves

Green Community Connections presents 'native garden tour' ...

Green Community Connections and West Cook Wild Ones will present the first-ever "Birds, Bees & Butterflies: A Native Garden Tour" on Sunday, September 7 from 2-4:30pm.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

OakLeaves

River Forest signs off on liquor license for CVS - with a catch

The River Forest Village Board unanimously signed off on a liquor license Monday for the CVS at North and Thatcher avenues, but they could still be overruled by history.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

OakLeaves

Oak Park should seek more Hispanic residents, advocates say

In 2005, protestors marched, accusing OPRF High School of denying access to education to Hispanic and African American students.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Daily Herald

Auditions and art shows

The deadline is Friday, Aug. 15. For more information, call 443-3794 or send an email to artistliaison@stcharlesartcouncil.org.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

OakLeaves

Local's intricate tile art coming to Oak Park Arms

A wine and cheese reception will be held for artist Ann Primack's exhibit "Tiles from her Travels" from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Narrow Gallery at the Oak Park Arms, 408 S. Oak Park Ave. in Oak Park.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

OakLeaves

Paul Sassone: For some, new school year means more to eat

To some kids, it's an exhilarating new challenge. To others, it's a too-soon end to summer fun.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Father, like son, sentenced in 2011 slaying of father's girlfriend

A month after his son was sentenced to 50 years, a Blue Island man was given 95 years in prison in the shooting death of his girlfriend -- a crime they carried out together.

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OakLeaves

River Forest Collegiate Invitational Men's D-1 Tennis, Sept. 12 - 14

Exciting Division 1 men's tennis returns to River Forest with eight talented teams participating in the 5th annual River Forest Collegiate Invitational coming Friday - Sunday, Sept.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

OakLeaves

Former cop sentenced to 95 years in prison for River Forest park murder

After being found guilty in May of the 2011 murder of a 29-year-women in a River Forest Park, a former cop was sentenced today to 95 years in prison.

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Daily Herald

Palatine Library chooses insider as new director

The Palatine Public Library District Board of Library Trustees Thursday announced it has named the assistant director, Anthony Auston, to succeed Susan Strunk as director of the library district.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Daily Herald

Flooding causes major delays on Eisenhower Expressway

The rain has moved on but flooded areas continue in some areas in Cook County due to severe thunderstorms Monday evening.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

GlobeSt.com

CIC Looks for New Investors

Going away this summer? Get the region's commercial news in your inbox with GlobeSt.com's Chicago AM Alert.

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