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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.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Auditions and art shows
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Tue Aug 12, 2014
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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.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Mon Aug 04, 2014
CIC Looks for New Investors
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Fri Aug 01, 2014
Conservatory and park district hit fundraising goal for Elsie Jacobsen garden project
The Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory and the village's park district have secured the funding piece for a forthcoming "hands-on nature area" through a recently awarded state grant.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
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 .
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.