Top 5 headlines: Oak Park news of the week

Oak Park started the week bringing in Ernest Hemingway’s 115th birthday. It also had its share of local government, business and crime news for the week. Just in case you missed what’s been going on, here’s Oak Leaves top five headlines of the week:

1. Oak Park listed among nation’s ‘snobbiest small cities’

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Marion Street in Oak Park. | Sun-Times Media File

2. Photos: “Running of the Bulls” in Scoville Park celebrates Hemingway’s 115th birthday

At the starting line at 1pm, the "bulls" started their race around the park for The "Running of the Bulls" for kids. Robert K. Elder | Sun-Times Media

At the starting line at 1pm, the “bulls” started their race around the park for The “Running of the Bulls” for kids. Robert K. Elder | Sun-Times Media

3. Oak Park Village Board approves $250,000 incentive loan for Sugar Beet Co-op

View from the street of the forthcoming Sugar Beet Cooperative at 812 Madison St. in Oak Park. The organic grocery store, expected to open in early 2015, recently announced that it had signed up its 500th member-owner. | Courtesy of Susanne Fairfax

View from the street of the forthcoming Sugar Beet Cooperative at 812 Madison St. in Oak Park. The organic grocery store, expected to open in early 2015, recently announced that it had signed up its 500th member-owner. | Courtesy of Susanne Fairfax

4. Miller Lite truck crashes into Marion Street viaduct in Oak park

A Miller Lite truck hit a snag Monday in Oak Park when it crashed into the Marion Street viaduct. | Courtesy Pleasant District Facebook

A Miller Lite truck hit a snag Monday in Oak Park when it crashed into the Marion Street viaduct. | Courtesy Pleasant District Facebook

5. Developer locked in for South and Harlem project, YMCA parking lot project delayed

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A rendering of the South Boulevard and Harlem Avenue Development as provided by the Lincoln Property Company. | Screenshot Courtesy Village of Oak Park

 

 

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