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Wednesday Journal 2h
Back in June, Cathy Yen went to Toronto for a convention of Rotarians. And it was there, representing the vital Oak Park and River Forest chapter of Rotary as its president, that Yen realized it...
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Wednesday Journal 4h
The Oak Park Economic Development Corporation (OPEDC) announced its long-running chairman, Marty Noll, is stepping down from the position after 27 years, according to an OPEDC press release.
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Wednesday Journal 6h
The River Forest Village Board voted 4-1 at a regular meeting on Sept. 17 to approve the Lake and Lathrop planned development, altering slightly the five-story mixed-use development.
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Wednesday Journal 22h
It’s been a short run for Two Brothers Social Tap restaurant, which closed its doors for the last time on Wednesday, Sept. 19.
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Wednesday Journal 24h
Oak Parkers will soon get a taste of the bayou with a new restaurant coming to the Pleasant District that offers crab legs, crawfish – even fried alligator.
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Wednesday Journal Sep 20
Attendees check out the food vendors during the annual Oaktoberfest in downtown Oak Park.
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Wednesday Journal Sep 20
The Park District of Oak Park's application for a federal grant to cover half of the costs of improvements at Stevenson Park can now move forward after the village board on Sept. 17 voted to approve a lease agreement for the land with the park district.
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Wednesday Journal Sep 20
The Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 school board is grappling with how to fund a long-term facilities plan that could take up to 10 years and at least $145 million to complete, based...
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Wednesday Journal Sep 19
Four new candidates have surfaced in the upcoming election for the Oak Park Board of Trustees set for April 2, 2019, and all of them are connected to the new political organization, VOICE of Oak Park.
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Wednesday Journal Sep 19
Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest is up for sale, according to a story published Sept. 14 by Crain's Chicago Business.
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Wednesday Journal Sep 19
America to Me Episode 4: 'There's nothing funny about race!' So far, challenging stereotypes has been one-sided
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Wednesday Journal Sep 18
The Fenwick girls volleyball team recently defeated rival OPRF in a three-set classic. Here's a review of the match. Clink link below to read story
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Wednesday Journal Sep 18
The Oak Park Board of Trustees rejected a proposal to designate an honorary street sign for the late Val Camilletti, the beloved local record purveyor, who died in July.
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Wednesday Journal Sep 17
An unknown woman jumped on the tracks of the CTA Green Line from the platform of the Central Avenue stop in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago at about 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 17.
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Wednesday Journal Sep 14
Still finalizing your Saturday night plans? We've got a deal for YOU! Check out Oak Park Eat's exclusive Dinnertainment offer; you can snag an evening of fine food and entertainment valued at a $120 for just $75 dollars.
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Wednesday Journal Sep 13
The OPRF field hockey team is focused on becoming one of the best programs in the state under alumna/head coach Kristin Wirt
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Wednesday Journal Sep 12
With the recent completion of the U.S. Open in New York and the upcoming Laver Cup in Chicago, pro tennis is in full swing. Locally, you can check out Division I college men's tennis...
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Wednesday Journal Sep 12
E-Team, an education equity initiative based at the Oak Park Public Library to tease out reading interests Sponsored by the Good Heart Work Smart Foundation in partnership with Success for All Youth
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Wednesday Journal Sep 12
Shoppers carry their new-found treasures in bundles, some filled with clothing, one tote stuffed with jigsaw puzzles. They exchange stories. "I once got a book marked $75 for $2," says one man.
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Wednesday Journal Sep 11
The local high school sports fall season is in full swing. Here's a recap of how the Huskies and Friars recently fared in competition, led off by the red-hot Fenwick boys golf team.
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