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After Mother Nature clobbered us with the season's first accumulating snowfall of the season last Sunday, we received 98 Facebook reviews of the village's snow removal efforts: "Haven't seen a salt truck!!!! Bridgeview was salted very nice had to go to menards on way back down 91st street seem 3 crashes on 91st street."
About 200 veterans attended an informational fair on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, arranged for them by the office of U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski in Oak Lawn.
Smart, hardworking high school seniors and recent high school graduates who reside in Oak Lawn are invited to a trades presentation at Oak Lawn Community High School this Thursday, Dec. 12. Oak Lawn Trustee Tim Desmond envisioned an Oak Lawn Jobs Program with a goal of assisting current and recent Oak Lawn high school seniors and graduates in ... (more)
Freedom Hall's Nathan Manilow Theatre continues its Matinee and Senior Theatre series with this 11 a.m. show at 410 Lakewood Blvd., Park Forest.
Mayor Sandra Bury said that the village is still waiting to be served on charges of unfair labor practices in the wake of the village board's decision to outsource Oak Lawn's emergency communications center to a private company last month.
Especially during the holiday season, community contributions -- whether it's sharing photos with Santa, family rituals or reflections of thanks -- is a hugely important part of Oak Lawn Patch.
Address: 9804 S. 55th Avenue, Oak Lawn Price: $400,000 Year Built: 2013 Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 4 Square Feet: 2,850 Details: This newly constructed home features a gourmet kitchen with vaulted ceilings, custom cherry cabinets, an island and hardwood floors.
An Oak Lawn man faces a long list of charges after police say he was involved in a hit-and-run accident while drunk.
As pile drivers pounded in the background, Nick Stamos and his brother, George, were busy inside the building that until recently was home to their Flap-jack's Restaurant.
The Oak Lawn Police Department is still investigating the source of a mysterious explosion that occurred in the early morning hours of Dec. 2. As Oak Lawn Patch reported at the time, two loud explosions were heard coming from a home on the 9900 block of Merrimac Avenue at about 5:23 a.m. When emergency crews arrived at the home, the front porch was ... (more)
By Erin Gallagher, Patch Contributor When a certified Wilton cake decorating instructor decided to open her own bakery, she chose Oak Lawn.
Malcom Carpenter, 32, of Chicago and Justin Williams, 23, of Calumet Park were arrested Wednesday afternoon following a manhunt conducted by the Homewood Police Department, the FBI and the South Suburban Emergency Response Team.