West Suburban Special Recreation Foundation celebrated its annual Fallin’ For Our Stars benefit on Sept. 19.
Oct. 14 11:38 a.m. |
Jerry and Sandy Manne of River Forest recently received one of the highest honors from the Chicago Zoological Society: the Corwith Hamill Lifetime Achievement Conservation Award.
Arts & Entertainment
Oct. 13 4:05 p.m. |
More TV shows should feature relationships like the one between Oak Park native Amy Morton and Skokie native Christian Stolte on "Chicago Fire," the Sun-Times' Lori Rackl writes.
Oct. 8 2:40 p.m. |
Pioneer Press staff
Out of asking youth in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood about their greatest concerns, the Gang-Proof Suit was born. The suit was the product of the Stockyard Institute, an artistic and educational enterprise that’s the brainchild of Oak Park resident Jim Duignan.
Oct. 7 2:21 p.m. |
Concordia University Chicago's new president, the Rev. Dr. Daniel L. Gard will be formally inaugurated as part of the university's 150th anniversary.
Oct. 7 1:53 p.m. |
In 1938, the Northern Illinois District Office of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod thought unincorporated Leyden Township would be a good place to build a church.
Sept. 26 4:06 p.m. |
Managed by association member Randi Woodworth of Oak Park, the ball featured live music provided by the Cosmic Otters dance band and prompts by dance historian Susan de Guardiola, in from Connecticut, as well as other callers.
The event: Celebrating 10 years of making Chicago’s Loop sparkle, 500 members and guests of the Chicago Loop Alliance gathered at the Palmer House on Sept. 19 to honor Ald. Brendan Reilly with the first Illumination Award for his commitment and community service to Chicago.
Billed as “a car pool of a different kind” by Oak Park’s Oak-Leyden Developmental Services, nearly 20 volunteers gathered at Oak-Leyden on Sept. 13 to build-out four cars for use by children with disabilities.
Sept. 20 7 a.m. |