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Former Park Forest Trustee Bonita Dillard, who served from 1999 to 2013, and a Park Forest resident for over 50 years, has passed.
I’m in my classroom prepared for the unthinkable. As students take their last final of this school year, I see the corner where they’ll gather if the unthinkable happens.
All bets are off. As of this writing, 18 children and 3 adults are dead in a Texas mass shooting. I got to be 59 today. 18 children in Texas will never see that.
Do you have queer friends? You more than likely do, though they very well might have grown up trying to remain hidden, out of sight. That was the case for many of us who are part of the LGBTQ+ spectrum. Then came Heartstopper, only three weeks ago released on Netflix, and many of us felt joy, and cheer, and began to dream again, to hope, and heal.
As chairperson for the Environment Committee of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus, an organization of 270 municipalities in the Chicago region, John Ostenburg oversaw the development of the MMC’s Greenest Region Compact, to which 125 communities are signatories. He served as mayor of Park Forest for 20 years. (PHOTO SUPPLIED) CommentaryBy[Read More…]
MGN ENEWSPF- In case you hadn’t heard yet, Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars 2022. Saturday Night Live had a blast with this incident. First, here are “Seat Fillers” at the Oscars who happen to be seated behind Will Smith. https://youtu.be/nTRng89HjJw Next, here are Colin Jost and Michael[Read More…]
Letters to the Editor. (Valeriana Solaris on Flickr) Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- A long-time reader sent an email recently asking what happened to the news about Park Forest? In particular, where’s the old eNews Park Forest? Specifically asking about me. Here it is. To the Editor: None of the news is[Read More…]
State Rep. Al Riley. (PHOTO SUPPLIED) CommentaryBy Al Riley We’ve seen it in history, in literature, cinema, and in life: The poor tragic soul who will sacrifice all in exchange for the delusion that they will be taken along with a figure they revere and despise simultaneously. Look at the[Read More…]
State Reps. Brad Halbrook, Dan Caulkins, Blaine Wilhour, Adam Niemerg, and Chris Miller urge redo of stalled ethics reform legislation Springfield, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Governor JB Pritzker’s amendatory veto of ethics legislation approved last spring has stalled in the Illinois House, giving lawmakers an opportunity to craft a better bill, according to[Read More…]