October 22, 2021

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Household Costs Skyrocket + Desire In Priory Campus Will increase

You are halfway by way of the week, ORPF! Here is the information for your Wednesday.

Initially, today’s weather: Clear in the course of the day. Large: 83, very low: 64.

In this article are the major stories these days in Oak Park-River Forest:

1. Fenwick Higher College is the most current nearby institution to specific interest in Dominican College‘s 7-acre priory campus. The Catholic faculty by now leases the athletic fields that surround the priory. (Wednesday Journal)

2. The Oak Park Board of Trustees honored outgoing Village Manager Cara Pavlicek at this week’s assembly, presenting tributes to “an priceless mentor.” Pavlicek departs for Northbrook Aug. 19. (Oak Leaves)

3. Theft of garden mowers, bicycles and cars ended up on the rise at the conclude of July, in accordance to the Oak Park Police Section‘s newest crime report. (OPPD)

4. Dwelling rates are skyrocketing throughout the state, such as the housing market in neighboring towns like Elmwood Park and Franklin Park. One loved ones properties in Oak Park and River Forest are up 10 per cent, according to local realtors and Pioneer Push. (Oak Leaves)

5. Wednesday Journal also tackled a new serious estate report about “what you get for the income” in Oak Park and River Forest. (Wednesday Journal)

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Now in Oak Park-River Forest

  • Kids’ yoga at Whirlwind Coffee. (9 a.m.)
  • Focus on “Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Lifetime” with River Forest Public Library. (7 p.m.)
  • Little ones age 11 and younger get totally free admission at Brookfield Zoo. (All day)
  • Previous probability to stream Oak Park filmmaker Seth McClellan‘s documentary “Other people In advance of Self.” (All day)

Oak Park-River Forest Patch Notebook

  • Glena Temple officially took business office this week as President of Dominican College. (DU)
  • Creator Kathleen Anne Fleming‘s new novel “Murder Most Opulent” is partially set in River Forest. (Forest Leaves)
  • A new bronze bust located outside the Oak Park Artwork League commemorates the lifestyle and do the job of lifelong Oak Parker Bobbie Raymond. (Wednesday Journal)
  • Oak Park indigenous and comic actress Kathy Griffin introduced she experienced surgical treatment for lung cancer Monday. (NBC News)
  • The Oak Park and River Forest Museum is celebrating the last 7 days of the Olympics. (Instagram)

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Thanks for subsequent together and staying informed! See you tomorrow.


About me: Georgi is a Chicago-centered reporter with 7 decades of encounter writing for amusement-centered publications. She started operating for Patch in 2019.