Human Rights Campaign Statement on DOJ Decision Not to Appeal Schroer v. Billington

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)– The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, issued the following statement today in reaction to the decision by the U.S. Department of Justice not to appeal an earlier court decision in Schroer v. Billington, in which a federal district court[Read More…]

Running Club’s Cruise Ready to Heat Up Streets

Runners line up on Westgate near Forest Trail Middle School for a recent running of the PFRPC’sMidwinter Cruise. (Photo: ENEWSPF) Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Are you feeling the winter blahs? Are you looking for a local fun running or walking event in your area? Do you like pancakes? If you answered[Read More…]

Park Forest Nurses Club

Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)— The Park Forest Nurses Club meets on the third Thursday of each month from September through May at 7:30 pm at Calvary United Protestant Church, 425 N.Orchard,corner of Lincoln Hwy. and Orchard Dr.  We began the 2011-12 year with our annual smorgasbord  September 15. Our guest speaker , Etel[Read More…]

cicada photo by wendy heise

The Buzz About Eating Cicadas

Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)— Taking an afternoon stroll down almost any street in Park Forest, it’s almost impossible to miss the sometimes deafening buzz of the cicadas. Hearing reports that some in the area might be dining on the flying critters, a.k.a. periodical cicadas, eNews Park Forest sought some local expert[Read More…]

The Bonsai Creations of Mark Reed

Mr. Mark Reed, Bonsai artist. (Photo: Mark Reed) Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Mark Reed might better be known to Park Foresters as “The man with the Chinese house,” as he calls it, but he’s taken up the design and creation of bonsai trees.  His trees may be not be alive, but each[Read More…]

Park Forest Health Department News

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– The Park Forest Health Department itself is news to many people. Established in 1952, this community health nursing service provides both clinic and in home services. With one phone call and for no fee, you can receive an answer to your health related question from a professional[Read More…]

Summit — Public Meeting

Sunday November 5 the League of Women Voters of the Park Forest Area will host the First Summit of area leaders at Freedom Hall, 410 Lakewood Boulevard, Park Forest.  Refreshments will be served at 2:45 pm before the meeting from 3 to 5 pm.  Citizens will have an opportunity to[Read More…]