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  1. Theater spotlight: 'Unforgettable' Evan Tyrone Martin channels Nat King Cole at MarriottRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Daily Herald

    Singer/actor Evan Tyrone Martin channels crooner Nat King Cole as part of the Artists Lounge Live concert series at Marriott Theatre. Singer/actor Evan Tyrone Martin channels beloved crooner Nat King Cole as part of the Artists Lounge Live concert series at Marriott Theatre.


  2. Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush expanding to Oak BrookRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Daily Herald

    CHICAGO: Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush is growing its footprint in the western suburbs with plans to open a new facility at 2011 York Road in Oak Brook, officials said in a news release Tuesday. The MOR practice occupies the building's first floor with 16 patient exam rooms, a cast room, physical therapy, occupational therapy, MRI and X-ray imaging, and durable medical equipment services for orthopedic patients.


  3. Tobacco age remains in each suburb's hands as under-21 ban across state failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Daily Herald

    Illinois lawmakers failed Wednesday to reverse Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a bill that would ban the sale of tobacco statewide to those younger than 21. Rep. Camille Lilly, D-Oak Park, urges House members to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of Tobacco 21, Wednesday at the Capitol in Springfield. The bill would have raised the age to 21 to buy tobacco products in the state, but the measure failed to pass in a floor vote.


  4. Illinois Council on Responsible Fatherhood hosts annual Fatherhood Empowerment SymposiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2018 | Daily Herald

    On Nov. 3, the annual free Fatherhood Empowerment Symposium was held by the Illinois Council on Responsible Fatherhood at the Oak Park Public Library in Oak Park. Leving set the tone for the day by saying, "If you can dream it, you can do it.


  5. Police: Teen sent swastika to phones at Chicago-area schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A 14-year-old boy has been charged with sending a swastika image to the smartphones of other students during a suburban Chicago high school assembly. Oak Park police say the student at Oak Park and River Forest High School faces a misdemeanor charge of disseminating harmful material and faces a juvenile court hearing on Wednesday.


  6. Democrat Kaegi easily wins Cook assessor's seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In the spring, newcomer Fritz Kaegi won the Democratic primary, stunning Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios and the heavyweight Democrats who supported the incumbent. Kaegi, a mutual-fund asset manager from Oak Park, ran on a campaign to make property tax assessments more fair.


  7. Oak Park stifles Glenbard West offense, wins in final secondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Huskies senior Henry Darrow kicked a 41-yard field goal with three seconds left to lift OPRF to Saturday's 10-7 West Suburban Silver victory over Glenbard West in Glen Ellyn. The Hilltoppers had just tied the game at 7-7 with 1:21 left on a 5-yard touchdown pass from running back Tyquan Cox to quarterback Tommy Bleker on fourth-and-goal.


  8. Bar associations offer judicial candidate recommendationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Daily Herald

    The state's oldest and largest bar associations have weighed in with recommendations for Cook County judicial candidates running in the Nov. 6 election. The Illinois State Bar Association , whose 30,000 members make it Illinois' largest, rated as qualified all candidates running to fill countywide vacancies.


  9. Fritz Kaegi: Candidate ProfileRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Family: Fritz and his wife Rebecca live in Oak Park with their three children, William , Rose , and Anna Civic involvement: First United Methodist Church of Oak Park, Member, since 2010; Social Venture Partners Chicago, Investment Committee member, 2015-2017; Social Venture Partners Chicago, Partner, since 2014; Oak Park Youth Baseball and Softball, assistant coach, since 2014; CFA Society of Chicago, member and charterholder, since 2013; Leadership Greater Chicago, Finance Committee, 2015-2017, and Program Committee, 2013-2015 ; Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow, 2012-2013; First United Methodist Church of Evanston, member, 2009-2010; Broadway United Methodist Church, member, 2006-2009; Local admissions interviewer, Haverford College, 2003-current; Local admissions interviewer, Stanford Graduate School of Business, 2003-current; Chicago Council on Global Affairs, member, since 2003; ... (more)


  10. Suspect in custody after fatal shooting near RoselleRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A suspect is in custody and being questioned this morning in connection with a possible homicide at a business at 25W319 Lake Street in an unincorporated area near Roselle, authorities said. DuPage County sheriff's deputies were called around 3:30 a.m. to a report of possible gun shots and arrived to find a male victim who was pronounced dead at the scene.


  11. Woodstock's Andrew House to receive plaque from McHenry County Historical SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | Daily Herald

    The Historic Andrew House in Woodstock will receive a plaque from the McHenry County Historical Society and its Historic Sites Committee Saturday, Sept. 29. On Saturday, Sept.


  12. Local artists depict historical to pastoral to metaphysical in Elmhurst Artists' Guild fall showRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | Daily Herald

    "Supercharged" by Tony Abboreno is one of the highlights of the Elmhurst Artists' Guild's fall show which continues through Oct. 12. The Elmhurst Artists' Guild is hosting the annual Fall Members Show, featuring a variety of its members' original artwork, in the EAG Gallery at the Elmhurst Art Museum, 150 S. Cottage Hill Ave., through Oct. 12. Notable artworks include Oak Park artist, Tony Abboreno's, bold acrylic painting, "Supercharged," which depicts the iconic 1936 Auburn Roadster. The Auburn Roadster "is one of the first automobiles that used the term 'Supercharged' on its badge.


  13. 5 things to do for $5 (or less) this week in the suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Shemekia Copeland performs her blues and Americana album "America's Child" as part of Oaktoberfest, a weekend celebration in downtown Oak Park at the intersection of Marion Street and North Boulevard. Free admission.


  14. Filmmaker Steve James tackles thorny issue of race in suburban schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Filmmaker Steve James and his team follow a diverse selection of students at Oak Park and River Forest High School for the docuseries "America to Me," airing on Starz. Steve James, director of "Hoop Dreams" and the Oscar-nominated documentary "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail," spent a year following students at Oak Park and River Forest High School for his Starz series "America to Me."


  15. Mariano's ditching plastic bags, giving momentum to a growing trendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Mariano's and other Kroger Co. grocery stores will phase out single-use plastic bags over the next seven years.


  16. Football: Scouting the West Suburban SilverRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Key games: York at Lyons Twp., Sept. 7; Hinsdale Central at Downers North, Sept.


  17. Oak Park man pleads not guilty to fatal shooting near RoselleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Daily Herald

    An Oak Park man indicted on five counts of first-degree murder in a June 3 shooting near Roselle pleaded not guilty Monday as DuPage County prosecutors seek increased penalties. Owen Reneau, 30, of the 300 block of Maple, is charged in the shooting death of Sanchez Townes-Elliot in a basement music recording studio at 24W713 Lake St. He is being held on $5 million bail after he was arrested last month in Baltimore and extradited to DuPage.


  18. Spotlight: 'The African Company Presents Richard III' comes to the stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Ariel Richardson, left, Brandon Greenhouse and Matty Robinson star in Oak Park Festival Theatre's production of Carlyle Brown's "The African Company Presents Richard III." The African Company of New York, the nation's first black theater ensemble, creates a bit of a stir in Carlyle Brown's period drama "The African Company Presents Richard III."


  19. Chicago-area man exonerated after serving 10 years in prisonRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Marcel Brown of Oak Park was 18 when arrested in 2008 following a shooting at a Chicago park that left 19-year-old Paris Jackson dead. He was charged despite police determining Brown's 15-year-old cousin fired the shots.


  20. Papermaker debuts museum's visiting artist programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | Daily Herald

    This summer DuPage Children's Museum will give children the chance to create side-by-side with a working artist as it launches a new artist-in-residence program. Claire Reynes, a Chicago-based papermaker and educator, is the first guest artist in the program that will bring professional artists with a variety of expertise to the museum's studio.


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