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  1. Yelp's Top 10 Irish Spots Around Oak Park and River ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Patch.com

    With St. Patrick's Day right around the corner, you might be looking for an Irish pub or some Irish grub. Check out these "Best of Yelp" reviews and ratings for Irish favorites around Oak Park and River Forest.

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  2. Janet SassRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Bureau County Republican

    Janet Elaine Sass, 78, of Manlius, formerly of Westmont, died at 4:15 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at Edward Hospital in Naperville. Born Aug. 18, 1936, in Oak Park to Erlan and Dorothy Johnson, she married Edward George Sass July 23, 1955, Westmont.

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  3. West Side teacher dies of heart disease while at schoolRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    James Dasher, 58, collapsed while at work at Spencer Technology Academy, 214 N. Lavergne, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Dasher, of Niles, was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park where he was pronounced dead at 3:50 p.m., according to the medical examiner's office.

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  4. Teacher dies after collapsing at Austin grade schoolRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... to the Cook County medical examiner's office. He was pronounced dead at 3:50 p.m. at West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park. CPS released a statement saying "this week, a medical emergency took place at Spencer Technology Academy. Our thoughts and ...

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  5. Teacher Dies Of Heart Disease While At West Side SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... Lavergne, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. He was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park where he was pronounced dead at 3:50 p.m., according to the medical examiner's office. "This week, a medical emergency took ...

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  6. Oak Park Police Reports: Bike Theft, Aggravated DUI, Felony Retail TheftRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Someone punctured the front driver's side tire of a 2012 Toyota Sienna on Feb. 24 in the 800 block of North Boulevard, according to Oak Park police. The estimated loss is $200.

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  7. City of Castle Pines, Colorado Strengthens Retail Development Through New PartnershipRead the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... to implement retail development strategies. Client cities include Durango, Colorado; Indian Wells, California; Oak Park, Illinois and many others. Incorporated on February 12, 2008, Castle Pines is a city of about 10,000 located approximately 20 ...

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  8. Illinois historic sites earn national designationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    ... by the coal and brewery industries. (Illinois Historic Preservation Agency) Douglas Kaarre, urban planner for Oak Park, said officials in the early 1970s were looking to be proactive in preventing white flight and knew that the location of the new ...

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  9. Missing Person: Steven J Harper, 29 of Oak ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Steven J. Harper, a 29-year-old black male, has been missing since Jan. 26, according to Oak Park police. The woman appeared to be having sex with two "adolescents ... possibly under the age of 18," according to a court filing.

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  10. Oak Park Police Reports: Warrant Arrests, Burglary, Drug PossessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Douglas Simmons, age 19 of the 3200 block of West Arthington, Chicago, was stopped as a suspicious person Feb. 22 in the 500 block of South Austin, according to Oak Park police. He was arrested for an active Illinois Department of Corrections warrant for burglary, police reported.

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  11. Village President to Hold Community Forum on Tax Reduction & SustainabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    Village President Anan Abu-Taleb invites Oak Park residents to attend a community forum on Wednesday, February 25th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Cheney Mansion, 220 N. Euclid Avenue. This meeting will focus on ways that Oak Park's taxing bodies can commit to reducing taxes, including through greater efforts at sustainability.

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  12. FREE Hip Hop Blacklight Dance Party for Grades K-5Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Patch.com

    ... www.TranscenDanceStudios.com . Tell your friends! TranscenDance Studios, inside EF Body Works, 711 Madison Street, Oak Park.

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  13. K2 Apartments has an ideal location for dual-direction commutersRead the original story

    Tuesday | YoChicago

    ... and Green Line stops at Clinton and Morgan take residents to the Loop, the Medical District, the IIT campus and Oak Park. The nearby Metra station has trains to the northern suburbs. Buses stop at K2's front door. There's a protected bike line just ...

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  14. Oak Park Police Reports: Bike Theft, Package Theft, Drug PossessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Patch.com

    James A. Wohlhart, age 52 of the 8700 block of Belden, River Grove, was stopped and arrested Feb. 18 for drunken driving after an officer saw him sleeping inside a running car in the 1100 block of Chicago, according to Oak Park police. The officer reported Wohlhart smelled like alcohol, his eyes were bloodshot and his speech was slurred.

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  15. Missing Person: Kyle J. Gissendanner, 16, of Oak ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Patch.com

    Kyle J. Gissendanner, a 16-year-old black male, was reported missing Feb. 20 at 10:19 p.m from the 900 block of South Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park, according to Oak Park police .

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  16. 'Angel Azul' Documentary Merges Art and Environmental ActivismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Patch.com

    "Angel Azul," a documentary merging art and environmental activism, will be shown at noon and 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at the Lake Street Theater, 1022 Lake Street in Oak Park. Two sets of panelists will hold question and answer periods following each viewing.

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  17. A look at the proposed revenue sharing cutsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... $3.6 million hit, Glenview $2.2 million, Hanover Park $1.9 million, Woodstock $1.2 million, Evanston $3.7 million, Oak Park $2.6 million, Schaumburg $3.7 million and Naperville $7 million. At the county level, Cook would lose $5.2 million, DuPage ...

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  18. Wow House! Victorian with Sunny Family Room, Large Master SuiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Patch.com

    Beautiful renovated 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath Victorian on one of the best blocks in Oak Park. Awesome eat-in kitchen with island and high-end appliances.

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  19. Felony Franks Opens 'Home of the Misdemeanor Wiener' in Oak ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Patch.com

    About two years after closing the doors of its Chicago location, Felony Franks has finally found a suitable "Home of the Misdemeanor Wiener" in Oak Park. The hot dog restaurant opened Thursday at 6427 W. North Avenue, with its signature staff of former felons serving up menu items such as the Chicago-style "Misdemeanor Wiener," the Polish sausage "Parolish" and "Cell Mates," a combo of beef and Italian sausage.

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  20. To Improve Gender Equity, Local Governments May Want to Look at Non-ProfitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Government Executive

    ... post, ELGL member Patrick Rollens - who in his day job manages communications and social media for the village of Oak Park, Illinois - explores what local governments could learn from the non-profit community , which has had a better track record of ...

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