3 hrs ago
Sacred Spaces walk set for Sunday, June 23
The Oak Park and River Forest Community of Congregations and the Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest will host their second annual Sacred Spaces House of Worship Walk from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 23. Joe McDonald, vice president of the board for the Community of Congregations, said the walk is a return to tradition for the ... (more)
17 hrs ago
Two arrested in River Forest home burglary
Police investigating several recent burglaries arrested two men in Maywood after the car they were driving matched the description of a car used in the previous crimes.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
American Library Association
United for Libraries adds - Evaluating the Library Director' course as part of Trustee Academy
The course "Evaluating the Library Director," led by past ALA president Sarah Ann Long, has been added to United for Libraries' Trustee Academy, a series of online courses to help library Trustees become exceptionally proficient in their roles on behalf of their libraries.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Animal Care League benefit June 22
A benefit for the Animal Care League, the fourth annual John Morlidge "Play for the Animals," will be held from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at the Oak Park Tennis Center, 544 N. Harlem Ave., in River Forest.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
River Forest, Oak Park brace for winds, rain, hail
Public works crews are on alert in River Forest and Oak Park as the National Weather Service is warning of heavy rain and "damaging winds" up to 75 miles per hour, along with the possibility of baseball-sized hail.
Oak Park-River Forest High School sends 829 graduates on their way
Graduating seniors at Oak Park and River Forest High School participate in commencement ceremonies, Sunday, June 9, 2013.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Hunger Walk June 29 seeks local participants
The Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry invites local supporters and families to join its team for the 2013 Hunger Walk stepping off at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at Soldier Field in Chicago.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Trainer from Glenview instills confidence in clients
Robert Stahl, born and raised in Glenview, now a Libertyville resident, is proud to be an athletic trainer at the Deerfield Institute for Human Performance at 158 S. Waukegan Rd. He's a founding member and co-owner of IHP since 2005.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Oak Park interior design firm brings style within reach
Fringe, 109 N. Marion St., is an interior design shop that works with clients to envision what they want to see in a room or throughout their homes.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Fenwick valedictorian yearns to learn
Every weekday morning in July 2012, Ryan Patrick Walsh got up to spend the morning taking art and architecture classes in Paris.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
After death of diplomat, tote bag carries lots of memories
The parents of slain U.S. diplomat Anne Smedinghoff, Tom and Mary Beth Smedinghoff, show the tote bag which was carried everywhere by their daughter.
Thu May 30, 2013
River Forest resident joins Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo Advisors have announced that James A. Hunt, of River Forest, has joined the South Wacker Drive office of Wells Fargo Advisors in Chicago as Managing Director - Investments.
Wed May 29, 2013
The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
Schmidt named director of LCMS School Ministry
Schmidt, associate director of School Ministry since 2003, will succeed Dr. William Cochran , who plans to retire June 30 after 11 years in the post.
Sing-alongs for your summer at First United
Three sing-along choral works will be presented on consecutive Tuesdays evenings in Oak Park as part of the annual Chicago Summer Sings.
Tue May 28, 2013
56 Oak Park Homes Sold in April '13: Real Estate
The 56 detached, single-family homes sold in Oak Park during April represented a 86.7 percent increase from April 2012, when 30 homes were sold, according to the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors .
Undecided Illinois Rep. LaShawn Ford Says He'll Vote For Marriage Equality
Illinois State Rep. LaShawn Ford says he'll vote for marriage equality, offering a boost to advocates for the bill's passage, Oak Park and River Forest's Wednesday Journal reports : "This is a well-thought-out decision," he said in an exclusive interview with the Journal.
Arrest Warrants: Wanted in Oak Park and Forest Park
Kristin M. Graziano, 30, is wanted on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Mon May 27, 2013
$362 in Gum Stolen, Controlled Substance Charges: Police Blotter
TUESDAY, MAY 21 Wallet Stolen Someone stole a wallet from an unattended purse in the 100 block of Lake Street around 10 a.m. Delivery, Possession of Controlled Substance Police charged an Oak Park minor with delivery of a controlled substance and Gabriel Federici of River Forest with possession of a controlled substance around 9:20 a.m. in the 200 ... (more)
Fri May 24, 2013
Oak Park-River Forest District 200 hires new chief financial officer
Tod Altenburg's hiring was approved at the regular meeting of the board which oversees Oak Park-River Forest High School.