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  1. Frankfort Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Patch.com

    Edward Howard, 32, of 301 Oakwood St. in Park Forest was charged with driving under the influence and improper lane usage about 1:35 a.m. near the corner of Laraway Road and 80th Avenue. Rick Falaschetti, 51, of 2520 S. Wagon Wheel Lane in Frankfort was charged with driving under the influence, driving without insurance, failing to signal, and improper lane usage about 12:30 a.m. in the 21100 block of LaGrange Road.

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  2. ABRA Auto Body & Glass Expands in Three StatesRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | PR Log

    PRLog - Dec. 15, 2014 - MINNEAPOLIS -- ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a leading national damaged vehicle repair company, expanded for the third time in just 30 days, in three separate states, and with three separate transactions. In a distinctive growth move, ABRA announced today the acquisition of Consolidated Collision Center in Park Forest, Illinois, three CARS, Inc. locations in Knoxville, Tennessee and Murdock Collision Center in Woods Cross, Utah.

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  3. Two Men Get 95 Years Each For 2012 MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | CBS Local

    ... man mistakenly thought to be involved in an earlier fight with one of the men. Jabriel Anderson, 21, of Park Forest and Corey Anderson, 24, of Richton Park were both convicted in June of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted first-degree ...

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  4. 2 Chicago south suburbs men get 95 years in Park Forest shooting deathRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Northwest Herald

    Two men from the south suburbs of Chicago will each serve 95 years in prison for the 2010 shooting death of a 20-year-old man in Park Forest. Twenty-one year-old Jabriel Anderson of Park Forest and 24-year-old Corey Anderson of Richton Park had both been convicted of first-degree murder in the death of Adam Martinez.

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  5. Mentor Leaves Revolutionary Legacy of LearningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | PR.com

    ... and mentor died Dec. 3. He was 38. Born on Nov. 2, 1976, Hawkins graduated from Rich East High School in Park Forest, Ill., and studied at DePaul University. He loved poetry, music, photography, and most of all, empowering young people and adults ...

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  6. Kasonja Holley is feeding the Loop's homeless on her lunch breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Chicago Reader

    ... granola bar, and a pair of gloves to keep warm. Three years ago, Holley, a quality assurance specialist and Park Forest resident, began itching to do something more for the community. After some soul searching, she decided that feeding people was ...

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  7. Woodland Carols At Thorn CreekRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Beecher Herald

    ... t "Prairie Chapel" or to register for Woodland Carols, please contact Thorn Creek Nature Center, 247 Monee Road, Park Forest, 708-747-6320 or thorncreek@att.net.

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  8. Subterranean PopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Pordland Mercury

    B EFORE SUB POP was a record label, it was a manifesto - a call for decentralized local art scenes shouted from the pages of a photocopied zine distributed by Bruce Pavitt. In 1979, Pavitt left his hometown of Park Forest, Illinois, for Olympia, Washington, to attend the Evergreen State College.

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  9. Park Forest Man Tries, Fails to Charm Ladies at Tinley Gas Station,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Patch.com

    A Park Forest man got in trouble with the law for allegedly plying women at a Tinley Park gas station with his romantic charms. Officers sent to the Speedway on 183rd Street for a "complaint of a soliciting women for sex from a red van" found 54-year-old Charles Harris, who told them "he has a wife and up to three girlfriends and was looking for some company," police said.

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  10. Freedom Hall to Welcome Mandy Barnett, 12/12Read the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Direct from Nashville, acclaimed recording artist Mandy Barnett will celebrate the holidays with her classic country charm at Freedom Hall in Park Forest on Friday, December 12 at 7:30 p.m. Barnett will perform popular ballads like White Christmas, I'll Be Home for Christmas, and Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, along with spirited standards like Jingle Bell Rock, A Holly Jolly Christmas, Marshmallow World, and Winter Wonderland. Her robust delivery is a reminiscent of the all-time great female singers and timeless sounds.

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  11. What's Happening Around TownRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

    ... are invited to "Birding in the Eastern Himalayas," with Josh Engel, on Wednesday, December 3, at 7 p.m., at Park Forest Library. The program features birding in the eastern Himalayan regions of Bhutan and India, an area that only recently has been ...

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  12. Suburban Youth Symphony Orchestra Performs Music to Warm the HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Patch.com

    Suburban Youth Symphony Orchestra will present its Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 4pm at Faith United Protestant Church, 10 Hemlock Street, Park Forest, Illinois 60466. Suburban Youth Symphony comprised of 40 rapidly advancing children on violin, viola,cello,and bass from Chicago, south and southwest suburbs.

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  13. Suburban Youth Symphony Orchestra Performs Music to Warm the HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Patch.com

    Suburban Youth Symphony Orchestra will present its Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 4pm at Faith United Protestant Church, 10 Hemlock Street, Park Forest, Illinois 60466. Suburban Youth Symphony comprised of 40 rapidly advancing children on violin, viola,cello,and bass from Chicago, south and southwest suburbs.

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  14. Gloria C. Blewitt, 90, Of Southport, Worked For Jelliff CorporationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Fairfield Daily Voice

    ... Ky., Donna J. Blewitt of Southport and Mary E. Blewitt of Middletown; brother, E. Robert Carreras (Sharon) of Park Forest, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; husband, ...

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  15. Park Forest League Of Women VotersRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

    The League of Women Voters of the Park Forest Area will host a meeting to provide information on the EPA's Clean Power Plan and efforts here in Illinois to implement the plan at 7 p.m. on November 18 at the Park Forest Public Library, 400 Lakewood Boulevard in Park Forest. Caroline Wooten, Conservation Organizer for the Illinois Sierra Club, will speak on the EPA's Clean Power Plan.

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  16. Rockridge, Newman advanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Bureau County Republican

    ... Knights (11-0) will travel to No. 3 Clifton Central. Class 5A: No. 1 Geneseo (11-0) rolled to a 41-16 win over Park Forest Rich East. Next up for the Maple Leafs will be a quarterfinal date with No. 12 Sycamore (7-4) at 1 p.m. Saturday. Joe Ryan's ...

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  17. Beecher Fire WireRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Beecher Herald

    ... the patient was transported to St. Margaret Mercy South. October 24: 7:23 p.m., the ambulance responded to Park Forest for a Mabas drill. October 25: 1:45 a.m., the ambulance responded to the 700 block of Reed Street for a citizen assist; 12:37 ...

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  18. Families Who Settled Rich TownshipRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

    "Stories of Families Who Settled Rich Township," with Richard Stuenkel, will be the Sunday, November 9, program of the Park Forest Historical Society, to be held at 2:30 p.m. in Park Forest Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive in Park Forest. Stuenkel will share stories and explanations of who lived on the early farms on which Park Forest, Richton Park And Matteson were built.

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  19. Get Up and GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Slide Brothers Performance: The Slide Brothers are set to perform their blend of sacred steel, rock and blues at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Freedom Hall, 410 Lakewood Blvd., Park Forest. The high-energy music has roots in gospel and blues, but the steel guitar gave it its own characteristic sound, according to a release about the performance.

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  20. PSC Speech Team Brings Home Fourth Place Honors and Individual AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... Destin Patton-Warner of Riverdale received second place for novice speech to entertain. Allysha Nobles of Park Forest received fifth place for novice prose interpretation and sixth place for persuasive speaking. Colin Gallagher of Homewood received ...

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