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  1. Orland Township wants to secede from Cook, move to WillRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 22 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... Will County. This is based on friends who have moved out of areas such as Blue Island, Calumet Park, Midlothian, Oak Forest, etc. My mistake Willie. I see the township consists of Orland Park, Orland Hills, and parts of Tinley Park. I thought though ...

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  2. Local roundup: Dino Borrelli throws six TDs as Brother Rice routs MontiniRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Carmel (3-1). Notre Dame 35, Joliet Catholic 17 : Patrick Roth threw a pair of TD passes for JCA (0-4, 0-2 ESCC). Oak Forest 34, Eisenhower 27 : Watari Mason rushed for 137 yards and a TD to power Oak Forest (3-1). Oak Lawn 28, Evergreen Park 21: ...

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  3. More towns seek curbs on gamblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | Chicago Tribune

    ... generate to be a valuable source of revenue. However, communities such as Crestwood, Homer Glen, New Lenox, Oak Forest and Tinley Park have, or plan to, put conditions on new gambling establishments in an effort to limit the spread of such ...

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  4. Mom's viral Facebook note to husband strikes a funny bone - and a nerveRead the original story

    Friday Sep 16 | Wenatchee World

    Meghan Oeser, an Oak Forest, Illinois, mom of six, typed out a profanity-laced missive to her beloved husband, Kevin, before heading to a 48-hour getaway with her girlfriends. It contained helpful pointers, such as, "Dinner will suck" and "Breakfast will be such a show that you'll forget to eat and begin to experience the caffeine shakes."

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  5. Charles CooperRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 30 | Morning Journal

    ... He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survivors include his wife, Priscilla (Barnes) Cooper,; a son, Shawn Cooper of Oak Forest, Ill.; a daughter, Tonya Tolley of Lisbon; a sister, Betty Kaiser of Amsterdam; and five grandchildren. Services will be 2 ...

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  6. This mother's note to her husband as she leaves for girls' weekend is going viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 | NewsOK.com

    If sharing a hilarious video of your child can get over 50 shares, what can a "good luck" post for your husband get? The answer: over 105,000 shares within 4 days. Mother of 6, Meghan Oeser from Oak Forest, Illinois, left for a girls' weekend last week and wanted to give her husband some advice on social media .

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  7. Tinley Park elementary school to be demolished this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 27 | Chicago Tribune

    ... district has 2,400 students in four elementary schools and one middle school from Tinley Park, Orland Park, and Oak Forest. "The school was named for long-time District 146 teacher Helen B. Sandidge," according to a district statement. "She began ...

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  8. EEOC Sues Legendary Baking For Disability DiscriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | JD Supra

    American Blue Ribbons Holding, LLC, dba Legendary Baking, violated federal law by refusing to accommodate an employee with a disability and then firing her and failing to rehire her, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charged in a lawsuit it filed today. According to Julianne Bowman, EEOC's district director in Chicago, who managed EEOC's pre-suit administrative investigation, Patricia Hall, a long-term employee at Legendary Baking's Oak Forest, Ill., baking facility, developed CSP myelopathy, a condition affecting the spinal cord, as a result of injury outside of work.

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  9. 'Limb-itless' Lucky Fins celebrate differencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... and would be planning... Tom Flynn, who himself has a lucky fin, is a gym teacher at Morton Gingerwood School in Oak Forest. He organized the event with the help of his boss, Deb Stanfield, a Homewood Flossmoor Park District employee and adventure ...

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  10. Alton CNB Bank and Trust donates to Boys and Girls Club of AltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    ... serve its customers: Alton, Brighton, Carlinville, Carrollton, Clayton-MO, Hillsboro, Jacksonville, Jerseyville, Oak Forest, Palos Heights, Pittsfield, Shipman, and Taylorville. Get breaking news, sports, obits, shop local deals, weather forecasts, ...

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  11. Pair Of $350K Winning Lotto Tickets Sold In Chicago, Oak ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... you the best Chicago has to offer. 670 The [...] (STMW) - Two convenience stores in Chicago and south suburban Oak Forest sold $350,000 winning lottery tickets for a drawing earlier this week. One of the winning tickets was sold at A & B ...

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  12. Department on Aging presents 2015 Senior Hall of Fame Inductees and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    ... instill his passion for education and commitment to helping students achieve success. James Thomas Pioth, 68, of Oak Forest, is the 2015 inductee of the Labor Force category. Pioth has worked close to 50 years for the Oak Forest Fire Department. He ...

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  13. Mom Pens Hilarious Note to Husband Before - Girls' Weekend'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | WAOW

    An Illinois mom's funny Facebook post is getting lots of laughs after she penned a "good luck" note to her husband before leaving him alone for the weekend with their six children. Meghan Oeser of Oak Forest, Illinois, told ABC News today that she wrote the letter the night before her "girls' weekend" and shared it online Aug. 12. Her post has received over 105,000 shares.

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  14. Retired teacher would have saved $82,000 - by moving out of IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    For about a decade she's waged a one-woman crusade over what she sees as an injustice that has cost her $82,000 since 2004. That's when she retired from teaching children in Community Consolidated School District 146, which serves Tinley Park, Oak Forest and Orland Park.

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  15. CNB Bank & Trust hosts annual After School Supply DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    ... serve its customers: Alton, Brighton, Carlinville, Carrollton, Clayton-MO, Hillsboro, Jacksonville, Jerseyville, Oak Forest, Palos Heights, Pittsfield, Shipman, and Taylorville. If you have a EdGlenToday or Riverbender.com news, human interest or ...

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  16. 100 Black Men of Chicago to host 'A Night at the Museum'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | PR Log

    ... sites: South Side, Chicago State University; West Side, Build, Inc.; South Suburbs, South Suburban College, Oak Forest; West Side, Christ The King/Michele Clark; andWestern Suburbs, Quad County Urban League (QCUL). Additionally, the organization ...

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  17. Driving ranges: How to make the most of a bucket of ballsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Thaddeus Searcy of Homewood hits from one of eight grass tee bays at George Dunne National in Oak Forest. Thaddeus Searcy of Homewood hits from one of eight grass tee bays at George Dunne National in Oak Forest.

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  18. Alton CNB employees always lending a handRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    ... serve its customers: Alton, Brighton, Carlinville, Carrollton, Clayton-MO, Hillsboro, Jacksonville, Jerseyville, Oak Forest, Palos Heights, Pittsfield, Shipman, and Taylorville. Get breaking news, sports, obits, shop local deals, weather forecasts, ...

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  19. Chicago Heights couple saves bowling alley sign from wrecking ballRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Daily Southtown) Steve, a Hazel Crest native, is still a bowler, carrying averages in the 210 range in leagues at Oak Forest Bowl and Centennial Lanes. As the demolition began, he off-handedly mentioned to Laurie he wouldn't mind having one of the ...

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  20. Founder of Don's Hot Dogs in Orland Park diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    When Donald S. Habich first opened a franchise of Jr.'s Hot Dogs in Oak Forest in 1977, he was worried whether he could make ends meet with a wife and young children. "Oh, he was so afraid it wouldn't make it," said his wife, Jean.

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