Citing rising costs and low enrollment, Cardinal Francis George has said some Archdiocese Schools will be closed or consolidated.
Oct. 29 1:02 p.m. |
Tigers seniors Olutomiwa Akinrotima and Matthew Ziuzia combined for their team's' first goal, while classmates Aleksander Grabowski and goalkeeper Mario Muhaj preserved the 2-1 lead.
Oct. 29 7:42 a.m. |
The Roadrunners have won all three previous meetings with the Friars, who returned only one starting senior.
Oct. 28 8:33 p.m. |
Felony Franks, a former Chicago hot dog joint that offers jobs to ex-convicts, is putting the finishing touches on a new location in Oak Park.
Oct. 28 6:38 p.m. |
Although over an hour late Tuesday, students and staff at Triton College waited to hear the news Gov. Pat Quinn had for them. And he was well received when he finally arrived to applause from everyone in the room, especially college students surrounding the podium where the governor and other politicians would speak.
Oct. 28 6:18 p.m. |
Complete playoff brackets for Class 8A through 1A.
The Oak Park Area Lesbian and Gay Association celebrated its silver anniversary in style with an Oct. 25 fundraising gala at the Nineteenth Century Club.
Oct. 28 12:55 p.m. |
Art and commerce often combine. Someone had the bright idea of making action figures of the two main "Breaking Bad" characters, Walter White and Jesse Pinkman. Then someone had the not-so-bright idea of selling them at Toys R Us.
Oct. 28 11 a.m. |
After a month-long investigation by the Elmwood Park Police Department, a Chicago man was arrested for having child pornography in his possession.
Oct. 27 8:47 p.m. |
Drugs, battery and trespassing were just a few of the arrests made by Elmwood Park and River Grove police over the past week.
Oct. 27 8:32 p.m. |
Cloudy weather deterred people from viewing a partial eclipse at Triton College last week, but patience prevailed in the end for some.
Oct. 27 8:11 p.m. |
Supporters of the LaRouche Party were out in Elmwood Park recently getting the word out about their party and its goals.
Arts & Entertainment
Oct. 27 7:18 p.m. |
Comedian Tom Dreesen has seen it all. In the 1960s, the Harvey native pioneered the first interracial stand-up comedian team with Tim Reid (best known for his later role as Venus Flytrap on “WKRP in Cincinnati”). In the 1970s, he helped lead the strike against Mitzi Shore's iconic Comedy Store. Dressen also appeared on the “Tonight Show” 61 times and served as Frank Sinatra’s opening act for 14 years.
Oct. 27 noon |
Robert K. Elder