Oak Park Newswire (Page 6)

Oak Park Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Oak Park, IL. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 1,156 in Oak Park, IL

  1. Grapevine: Betty White turns 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Detroit News

    ... is recognized by the Guinness World Records as having the longest television career for a female entertainer. The Oak Park, Illinois, native started working in television in 1939. She's best known for her roles as TV cooking host Sue Ann Nivens in ...

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  2. Mozart's Magic Flute at Lyric Opera, 2017Read the original story

    Jan 15, 2017 | The Glittering Eye

    ... this interpretation in an Austrian expatriate enclave in an idealized 1960s "Leave it to Beaver" vision of suburban Oak Park, Ill. In this conceit, the neighborhood children mount "The Magic Flute" with the help, obviously, of some first-rate ...

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  3. Should I hire a contractor or handyman?Read the original story

    Jan 14, 2017 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... are essentially the same thing in terms of ability," says Dirk Hoerr, president of Budget Right Kitchens in Oak Park, Ill. "Where a remodeling contractor and a handyman typically differ is the size and the scope of the work they perform." Handymen ...

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  4. Watertown officials finishing up a Complete Streetsa policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... adopted a Complete Streets ordinance that was recognized by Smart Growth America as the best in the nation. Oak Park, Ill., Salem, Mass., and Trenton, N.J., are some of the other 700 entities at the local, regional and state levels that have adopted ...

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  5. Blanski, DonnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Donna Lynn Blanski Born: March 19, 1945; in Oak Park, IL Died: December 14, 2016; in Marengo, IL Donna Lynn Blanski, 71, of Marengo, passed away December 14, 2016. Born on March 19, 1945 in Oak Park; she was the daughter of Kjell and Evelyn Gullaksen.

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  6. Timmins Sr., Kenneth H.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Kenneth H. Timmins Sr. Born: June 25, 1934; in Oak Park, IL Died: January 6, 2017; in LaSalle, IL Kenneth H. Timmins Sr., 82, of Woodstock, passed away January 6, at the Illinois Veterans Home, in LaSalle. Born in Oak Park, he was the son of Harry and Jane Timmins.

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  7. James 'Jim' Dorrington Van Doren Jr.Read the original story

    Jan 11, 2017 | Daily Globe

    James "Jim" Dorrington Van Doren Jr., LMSW, 65, died on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, from complications following open heart surgery. He was born on April 22, 1951, in Oak Park, Ill., to parents James and Margaret Van Doren.

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  8. The power of makeup Cosmetics go beyond vanity for cancer and abuse victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... used to enrich one's lives in a more positive manner. Jaime Abraham, owner and makeup artist at Bride Eyes Salon in Oak Park, Ill., said she can expect at least one bridesmaid per party to ask her to use makeup to cover up a scar or bruise, though ...

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  9. Oak Park police investigating 'targeted' shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    The Oak Park Police Department is investigating a Tuesday afternoon shooting that left a 20-year-old man hospitalized in what officials said was a "targeted" incident. Police responded at 12:30 p.m. Jan. 10 to a report of gunshots in the 700 block of South Harvey Avenue, where they found the man at a home suffering from a gunshot wound to his left leg, officials said.

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  10. Elgin family ditching car in favor of bike as main transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    ... transportation, Thompson said. One day last week, the three missed a train from Elgin to get part of the way to Oak Park for an outing with the Chicago Dads Group. Instead, they hopped on the new Pace express bus service from downtown Elgin to ...

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  11. IL: Elgin Family Ditching Car in Favor of Bike as Main TransportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Mass Transit

    ... transportation, Thompson said. One day last week, the three missed a train from Elgin to get part of the way to Oak Park for an outing with the Chicago Dads Group. Instead, they hopped on the new Pace express bus service from downtown Elgin to ...

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  12. Would you carpool or pay a toll to travel faster on the Ike?Read the original story

    Jan 8, 2017 | Daily Herald

    ... adding one lane in each direction of the bottleneck between Mannheim in the Hillside area and Austin Boulevard in Oak Park. But there's a twist. If you're driving with two or more passengers, it's free. Go solo or with a passenger, and you'll pay a ...

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  13. Weekend picks: It's all about the animals at DuPage expoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Daily Herald

    ... is to construct a worm-powered compost bin on Saturday at Wonder Works, A Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Ave., Oak Park. $7. (708) 383-4815 or wonder-works.org . 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 7 Plácido Domingo stars in the title role of a ...

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  14. New privacy protection laws now in effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    ... Heights) , Michael Connelly (R-Naperville) , Melinda Bush (D-Grayslake) , Emil Jones (D-Chicago) , Don Harmon (D-Oak Park) , Napoleon Harris III (D-Harvey) and Michael Noland (D-Elgin) , created the Citizen Privacy Protection Act . This law prevents ...

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  15. Wicker Park man is 8th cold death of winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    ... of Justin Prekwas, 54, who was pronounced dead at 4:24 p.m. on Christmas Day at West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park. Prekwas suffered his injuries in the same block where he lived, in the 400 block of North Lombard Avenue in the west suburb, ...

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  16. Blondin, Judith AnnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Judith Ann Blondin Born: June 27, 1962; in Oak Park, IL Died: January 1, 2017; in McHenry, IL Judith Ann Blondin, age 54, passed away Sunday, January 1, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 27, 1962, the daughter of Richard and Arlene Zolinski.

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  17. Surge in Chicago Rents May Be Starting to EaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | National Mortgage News

    ... cent). Rents declined 2.8 percent in Kendall County and 2.3 percent in McHenry County and rose only 0.8 percent in Oak Park. Home values continued to climb in November, but in 2017 price appreciation is likely to slow due to rising interest rates,...

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  18. Elevate Oak Park, Lake St & Maple Ave, Oak ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | YoChicago

    Elevate Oak Park consists of a 20-story high-rise, a 5-story mid-rise, and retail space with Target and Firecakes Donuts as announced tenants. Elevate's apartments are slated for first occupancy in the spring of 2017.

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  19. Vantage Oak Park, 150 Forest Ave, Oak ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | YoChicago

    Vantage Oak Park is a 20-story, 270-unit contemporary high-rise completed in 2016 at 150 Forest Ave in downtown Oak Park. Vantage has a mix of studio, 1-bedroom, 1-bedroom plus den, 2-bedroom, 2-bath, and 2-bedroom, 2-bath plus den apartments.

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  20. Robert L. Filek, Sr., Oak Park, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | The Janesville Gazette

    Robert L. Filek, Sr., age 78, of Oak Park, IL, retired U.S. Army Colonel, loving father of Robert L. Jr. Filek, Lynne L. Greenwell, and Julie S. Fera; cherished grandfather of Matthew R. Filek, J. Zachary Greenwell, Michael W. Filek, and Coulter J. Greenwell; friend and former husband of Judith Kessler, fond brother of Alan Filek; uncle of Craig Filek and Christy Filek Foley. Robert Filek was a retired U.S. Army Reserve Colonel who during the late 1980's was the Commander of the 1st Brigade, of the 85th Division, a training unit for armored cavalry scouts.

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