Park Forest FOCUS announced applications are available here in PDF format or here as a MSWord document, for the Robert Furnace Memorial Scholarship. (Photo courtesy Furnace family) Updated April 4, 2007: Scholarship Deadline Extended to May 1 Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Park Forest FOCUS announced the immediate availability of applications for[Read More…]
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Candidates’ Forum, Village Hall
A Candidates' Forum will be held Sunday February 18, 2007, from 2 to 4 pm in the board room at Park Forest Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive. Candidates for Village President, Village Trustee and Library Board will have an opportunity to present their positions and answer questions from the audience.[Read More…]
Shooting on Hemlock: Suspect Arrested
51A Hemlock, site of a shooting last week. (Photo: ENEWSPF) Updated January 29, 2007, 12:15 p.m. Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Park Forest Police Chief Tom Fleming issued a press release on January 29 announcing the arrest of a suspect in the shooting death of James Bray. The realease says on Sunday,[Read More…]
Sitting Down with Busy Bees Daycare
Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– While attending the Park Forest Business Breakfast on January 25, eNews Park Forest had the opportunity to sit down with Carisa Hurley, Owner and Director of Busybee Daycare, 266 Somonauk. The facility has been open since October of 2005. Hurley shared her thoughts on operating a successful[Read More…]
Pop Art Opens at Tall Grass
This piece by artist Andy Warhol is on display at the Tall Grass Arts Association through March 24. (Photo: ENEWSPF) Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Friday night marked the beginning of the newest exhibit at Tall Grass Arts Association, “Pop Art: Editions.” Ruth Crnkovich, Executive Director of Tall Grass, was pleased with[Read More…]
Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Any Illinois residents can register to vote each Saturday from 11 am to 2 pm at Sterk's grocery store, 138 S Orchard, Park Forest, and each Tuesday from 2 to 6 pm at the Park Forest Library, 400 Lakewood Boulevard, Park Forest. Two forms of identification, one[Read More…]
Bear Down, Chicago Bears!
CNA's Home Office lights up the Chicago skyline in support of the Chicago Bears. Get a high resolution version of this image here. (Photo: Business Wire) Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Bear Down, Chicago Bears, The fight song of the Chicago Bears, was written in 1941, "the year after the Bears had[Read More…]
Man Shot on Hemlock Pronounced Dead
Updated Thursday, January 25, 2007, 12:38 p.m. Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Park Forest police issued a press release early Wednesday afternoon. According to the release, on Wednesday, January 24th, 2007 at 2:26 a.m., Park Forest Police Officers responded to a call of a man shot at 51A Hemlock. The 27 year[Read More…]
Cottage Grove Health Center Slashed from Cook Co. Budget
What Does 17% Mean to Park Forest? Ford Heights, IL–(ENEWSPF)– eNews Park Forest has learned that Cottage Grove Health Clinic in Ford Heights, is slated to be closed as a result of the budget cuts proposed by Cook County Board President Todd Stroger. The clinic, located at 1645 Cottage Grove[Read More…]
Investigation Continues: Reported Arson/Suicide on Monee Rd.
The front door boarded up and sealed, this house on Monee Rd. was the scene of a fire early Friday morning. (Photo: ENEWSPF) Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Police continue to investigate a fire that broke out in the early morning of January 19 left one man dead. Park Forest police released[Read More…]