Little Free Libraries have been popping up across the country. The concept is simple: "Take a book, return a book." And a little free community neighborhood library is formed.
Sept. 19 2:05 p.m. |
Aggrego News Service
Nearly a year after their most recent contract ended, the village of River Forest has reached an agreement with its firefighters’ union, effective through 2016.
Sept. 19 1:19 p.m. |
Haley Fakouri nailed down the No. 2 singles berth for Fenwick and is using it as an opportunity to improve and learn from her teammates.
Sept. 19 6:18 a.m. |
Notes about college athletes from Vernon Hills, Lake Zurich, Maine South, Glenbrook South, Niles West, Stevenson, New Trier and Fenwick.
Two recent updates from national and international news outlets have provided insight into what has been happening with the Bali suitcase murder suspects — Heather Mack and Tommy Schaefer — accused of killing Mack's mother Sheila Von-Weise Mack in Indonesian resort in August.
Sept. 17 5:21 p.m. |
Anyone who’s been procrastinating on writing a memoir may want to take a first step by attending poet and oral memoirist Michael Czarnecki’s free memoir writing workshop 7 p.m. Thursday at the main branch of the Oak Park Public Library.
Arts & Entertainment
Sept. 17 3:35 p.m. |
Celebrate pumpkins, apple cider and everything else autumn at the Elmwood Park Fall Fest and more, with our picks of the top 12 things to do around River Forest this weekend.
Sept. 17 1:38 p.m. |
While some children are watching cartoons on Saturday mornings, a group of Polish-American children from the Chicago-Elmwood Park area are at school.
Sept. 16 2:49 p.m. |
An Oak Park woman is facing a DUI charge after her vehicle a squad car during a traffic stop early Tuesday, according to Lisle police.
Sept. 16 1:49 p.m. |
Sun-Times Media Wire
Serving isn’t the only new thing for Kathleen Carpenter, a Villa Park resident. She is learning to pass more while playing in the back row and has taken on different responsibilities after being a role player a year ago.
Sept. 16 1:28 p.m. |