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Top news headlines: What Happened in River Forest this week

Miss the news this week? Here's a roundup of the top Forest Leaves news headlines this week.

Renee Schremser and Matt Raasakka are originally from the Chicago area, but now live in Denver. When they arrived for a visit Thursday, their first stop after leaving the airport was Johnnie's Beef in Elmwood Park. The restaurant only has outdoor seating, so the nicer weather has been a big plus. | Brian O'Mahoney/For Sun-Times Media

For Johnnie’s Beef, warmer temperatures heat up business

After a harsh winter, warmer weather is slowly making its appearance, bringing people out of their homes — along with their appetites.

Jose` Dolores Perez Benitez marches outside Triton College's Nuevos Horizontes Educational Center April 12 asking board President Mark Stephens not to close the campus. | Rick Kambic/Sun-Times Media

Despite protest, Latino-focused Triton campus moving classes to River Grove

Although Nuevos Horizontes will be closing its doors in the summer, the courses offered there will now be taught at Triton College.

NASA finds habitable 'Earth-like' planet

NASA has found a habitable Earth-like planet that they are calling Kepler-186f.

<p>Johnnie's&nbsp;Beef&nbsp;at 7500 of W. North Ave. in Elmwood Park.&nbsp; | Sun-Times Media File&nbsp;</p>

Johnnie's Beef named Chicago's top Italian Beef recently named Johnnie's Beef in Elmwood Park on its Top 10 Italian beef sandwiches in Chicago list.

River Forest Community Center | Contributed photo

River Forest Township to boost spending 8.5 percent this year

Amid increasing scrutiny from local officials, River Forest Township is hiking its budget 8.5 percent in the coming fiscal year.

Oak Park Public Works Department crew members Steve Chervinko and Mike Pepe fill potholes on Pleasant near Scoville April 4. The village says there were a record number of potholes this winter. | Jon Langham/For Sun-Times Media

Oak Park filling record number of potholes; River Forest streets OK

After a hellish winter, Oak Park and River Forest officials say they have plenty of road salt left and are instead focusing their attention on potholes.

<p>Gene&nbsp;&amp;&nbsp;Jude's, 2720 River Road, River Grove. | Sun-Times Media File&nbsp;</p>

River Grove's Gene & Jude’s on '12 best' restaurants outside Chicago

Chicago often gets praised for its award-winning restaurants, leaving many worthy suburban restaurants in the dust. Recently, however, Thrillist picked "the 12 best Illinois...

Arthur McClellan, from Olive Harvey in Chicago.  He was in CAAEL as a student and then came back to teach and coach

Alternative education league hosts annual basketball tournament for troubled youth

At the Chicago Area Alternative Education League basket tournament held March 22 and 23, the biggest trophy at the biggest basketball tournament in the state didn’t go to the...

<p>A story system moving in Sunday afternoon could bring at least 12 hours of steady rainfall. &nbsp;| &nbsp;AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh</p>

Storm, ‘rain-snow mix’ headed toward Chicago

High temperatures throughout the weekend – including the first 80-degree day of the year Saturday – were only temporary, as a storm system moving in Sunday afternoon could bring...

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