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Oak Forest, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in Oak Forest, IL include 60452. The median home price in Oak Forest is $162,900 which is roughly $124/per square foot. More Oak Forest information.

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13 hrs ago | The Southtown Star

Irish president to visit Gaelic Park in Oak Forest

The president of Ireland will visit Gaelic Park in Oak Forest next month and attend Mass there on Mother's Day, according to a press release from Gaelic Park.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Southtown Star

Cops: Feuding Oak Forest couple left 5-year-old home alone

A feuding Oak Forest couple left their 5-year-old home alone when each of them fled their apartment after a Saturday night argument, which they concluded hours later by causing a scene at a local bar, according to Oak Forest police.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Southtown Star

Marian Catholic to stage 'Shrek The Musical'

The theater department of Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights will perform its annual spring musical, "Shrek the Musical," at 7:30 p.m. April 11 and 12 and at 2 p.m. April 13. The event is for children and adults of all ages and is based on the DreamWorks animated motion picture, "Shrek."

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Chicago Human Rhythm Project Announces 2014 Tap Scholars

The Chicago Human Rhythm Project has announced its 2014 Tap Scholars-deserving, talented youth who receive scholarship assistance to attend CHRP's annual Rhythm World summer festival of American tap and contemporary percussive arts.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Patch.com

Devoted Volunteer Beverly Beaty Honored as Cook County 'Unsung Heroine'

A tireless Oak Forest volunteer and senior citizen has received kudos from Cook County.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Southtown Star

Marian Catholic to stage 'Shrek The Musical'

The theater department of Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights will perform its annual spring musical, "Shrek the Musical," at 7:30 p.m. April 11 and 12 and at 2 p.m. April 13. The event is for children and adults of all ages and is based on the DreamWorks animated motion picture, "Shrek."

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Southtown Star

Oak Forest police pursue 'cold case'

The manager of the Wendy's restaurant in Oak Forest reported to police that 230 chicken and fish patties were stolen from the freezer Monday morning.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Southtown Star

Oak Forest teen has selfless vision

That is why Saleh, a stellar student with a 5.0-grade-point average, is planning to become an optometrist for people with disabilities.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Patch.com

Oak Forest Woman Tries Her Luck on 'Price is Right'

Dana Gartlan can't remember a time when she didn't watch The Price is Right. Gartlan, 26, recalls summer mornings spent alongside her grandparents, with Bob Barker bellowing his classic "C'mon down!" to contestants.

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Patch.com

After the Fire: Oak Forest Family Thanks Neighbors for Support

An Oak Forest family whose garage caught fire Saturday, March 29 knows everything would have been much more difficult, if not for their neighbors.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Patch.com

From 'Junk' to 'Treasure' at the Citywide Garage Sale May 16-17

Residents, pencil this in: May 16-17 Oak Forest will once again turn into one giant garage sale.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Doings Weekly

Save the date: Upcoming events in the western suburbs

Helping Hand Foundation will host its 15th Annual Gala and Auction on April 5 at the Burr Ridge Marriott, 1200 Burr Ridge Pkwy, Burr Ridge.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Naked man charged with sexual assault on woman in suburban Chicago park

Marc Greska, 34, of Oak Forest, Ill., was charged on March 28 with felony aggravated battery after police say that Greska, naked except for a skull cap and boots, approached and grabbed a woman in suburban Park Forest.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

CBS Local

Authorities Charge Suspect Who Wore Only Boots And Skullcap During Attack

A man suspected of making inappropriate contact with a woman earlier this month in Park Forest while wearing only boots and a skull cap has been charged with felony aggravated battery, police announced Friday.

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Patch.com

Yard Waste Pickup Begins April 1

Yard waste pickup for Oak Forest residents will begin April 1. Grass clippings, leaves, branches, etc.

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Patch.com

City of Oak Forest Wants to Know about Residents' Local Experience

The City of Oak Forest wants residents' help in completing a quick survey on the Oak Forest experience.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Southtown Star

Suit: DCFS, police should have removed Oak Forest girl ...

The grandfather of an Oak Forest toddler who was killed in a case of child abuse last year claims police and state child welfare officials failed to investigate prior allegations of abuse in the toddler's household.

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The Southtown Star

Campus notes for March 27, 2014

Several local students were named to the fall semester dean's list at St. Mary's College in Notre Dame, Ind.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Patch.com

Oak Forest Police Issue 28 Citations During St. Patrick's Day Stretch

Oak Forest police kept a close eye out for motorists not wearing their seat belts around the St. Patrick's Day holiday.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Doings Weekly

Save the date!: Upcoming events in the area

Helping Hand Foundation will host its 15th Annual Gala and Auction on April 5 at the Burr Ridge Marriott, 1200 Burr Ridge Pkwy, Burr Ridge.

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