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  1. Prairie State College Speech Team Wins Gold in National CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Patch.com

    ... month during the 2015 Phi Rho Pi National Speech Tournament in Cleveland, Ohio. Team members Allysha Nobles of Park Forest, Patrick Sheard of Dolton, Dan Blewitt of Crete, Colin Gallagher of Homewood and Kelly Crescenzo of Steger were named national ...

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  2. GVSU Announces 2015 Athletics Hall of Fame ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | MLive.com

    ... Class of 2015. New members will include: Cullen Finnerty (Brighton, Mich.), football (2003-06); Chuck Martin (Park Forest, Ill.), football coach (2004-09); Nate Peck (Marne, Mich./Coopersville), cross country/track (2004-08); Allyson Riley-McKnight ...

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  3. Prairie State College Recognized with Certificate of Achievement for Financial ReportingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Patch.com

    During the recent meeting of the Board of Trustees at Prairie State College , the college was recognized with a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association. The award recognized PSC for going "beyond the minimum requirements of generally accepted accounting principles to prepare comprehensive annual financial reports that evidence the spirit of transparency and full disclosure..." Presenting the award to PSC was Mary Dankowski, finance director at the Village of Park Forest.

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  4. Chicago cop goes to trial in killing of unarmed womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... "Using history as proxy, it doesn't look good." Recent local history would seem to bear that out. A suburban Park Forest police officer recently was acquitted of reckless conduct in the death of a knife-wielding 95-year-old; last month, a federal ...

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  5. Beecher BriefsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Beecher Herald

    Sierra Club Meeting This month's Sierra Club meeting will be held on Monday, April 13, at 7:15 p.m., at Frankfort Community Center, 140 Oak Street - still no word on when the group can move back to Frankfort Public Library. At this month's meeting, Park Forest Sustainability Coordinator, Sarah Coulter, will discuss ways in which Park Forest has embraced the idea of becoming a sustainable community and will, hopefully, inspire those attending to work on similar projects within their own communities.

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  6. Firefighter Napolitano bests incumbent Ald. Oa Connor in 41st WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Ald. Mary O'Connor, a staunch supporter of Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the City Council, failed to keep her 41st Ward seat Tuesday night, while Progressive Caucus member Ald. John Arena - targeted for defeat by the mayor's super PAC - easily won re-election in the 45th Ward.

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  7. ICPD Makes Arrest in Theft RingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    ... up to her a few moments later at the South Gilbert Street Hills Bank. The woman, 20-year-old Jessica Owens of Park Forest, Illinois, admitted to being part of the scheme. She said she had tried twice to get cash advances for $600 and that she had ...

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  8. The Frankfort Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Patch.com

    Alexis Ciukal-Miller, 20, of 9062 Adare Ave. in Mokena was charged with possession of cannabis and failing to signal a turn about 7:45 p.m. near the corner of LaGrange and St. Francis roads. Erin Boykin, 24, of 3038 Western Ave. in Park Forest was charged with driving with one headlight and driving while license suspended shortly before 1o0 p.m. near the corner of Lincoln Highway and Windy Hill Drive.

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  9. Beecher BriefsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Beecher Herald

    ... Audubon Society's special program "Bats of the World," on Wednesday, April 1, at 7 p.m., at Freedom Hall in Park Forest - note site change. Because of the expense involved in bringing the program from Michigan, a $5 per family donation is suggested. ...

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  10. What's Happening Around Town?Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

    ... Audubon Society's special program "Bats of the World," on Wednesday, April 1, at 7 p.m., at Freedom Hall in Park Forest - note site change. Because of the expense involved in bringing the program from Michigan, a $5 per family donation is suggested. ...

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  11. Peotone Town ChatterRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Peotone Vedette

    ... Audubon Society's special program "Bats of the World," on Wednesday, April 1, at 7 p.m., at Freedom Hall in Park Forest - note site change. Because of the expense involved in bringing the program from Michigan, a $5 per family donation is suggested. ...

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  12. Man Jailed On Murder Charge Suing Witness, Claims He Was DefamedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Patch.com

    A man jailed for allegedly gunning down his uncle more than five years ago sued a witness for the prosecution, claiming the Park Forest man defamed him and conspired with police on a frame job. Gonzalez accused Marrs, 46, of perjuring himself and changing his story about what he saw the day Lance Goebel was murdered in September 2009.

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  13. Park Forest Man Guilty in Vicious Murder of Girlfriend's Entire FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... into little 11-year-old Joi Cochran. On Monday, a Cook County judge found the 22-year-old from south suburban Park Forest guilty in the three murders , crimes so horrific and brutal the police officer who found the mutilated bodies broke down and ...

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  14. PSC Speech Team Brings Home Several Awards from State TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... Illinois University. PSC was one of 20 schools sending a team to the annual competition. Allysha Nobles of Park Forest was named state champion for prose interpretation in the community college division. Colin Gallagher of Homewood received second ...

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  15. L-P, Streator win regionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Bureau County Republican

    ... 1964. The Bulldogs will face New Lennox Lincoln Way West at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in the semifinals of the Park Forest Rich East Sectional. Third-seeded L-P upset No. 1 seed Metamora 54-52 on a last-second shot by Brady Huebbe to take the ...

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  16. Neighbors Testify About Grisly Scene In Morgan Park Triple MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... nile, Pittman, now 22, was charged with domestic battery of Jade after allegedly pushing and slapping her in his Park Forest home, court records indicate.

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  17. Neighbors testify about grisly scene in Morgan Park triple murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | My FOX Chicago

    ... nile, Pittman, now 22, was charged with domestic battery of Jade after allegedly pushing and slapping her in his Park Forest home, court records indicate.

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  18. BGA Public Eye: Big cuts to follow big spending in MattesonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... in, saying, "It doesn't add up to minimum wage." Still, the salaries appear high compared with other suburbs. In Park Forest, for example, the mayor gets $7,550, and board members get $5,100. In Oak Park, village board members get roughly $7,200 a ... 1 comment

  19. What's Happening Around Town?Read the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

    ... Earth Science Club The South Suburban Earth Science Club will meet Thursday, March 5, at 7 p.m., at Park Forest Library - 400 Lakewood Blvd. in Park Forest. Members will share their fossils and minerals. SSESC is dedicated to promoting and educating ...

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  20. Peotone Town ChatterRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Peotone Vedette

    ... Prairies Thorn Creek Audubon Society will host "Indian Boundary Prairies" on Wednesday, March 4, at 7 p.m., at Park Forest Library. Indian Boundary Prairies, located in the ancient bed of Lake Chicago, offers a glimpse of what Chicago looked like ...

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