Park Forest

Park Forest Business Connection to Meet on January 20

  Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)—January 8, 2016. The Park Forest Business Connection will meet on Wednesday, January 20 from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Dining on the Green Banquet Hall, 349 Main Street, Park Forest. (View Map) NaDonya Jackson, CPA, MBA from Account One Tax & Accounting Services, Inc. will[Read More…]

Governors State University to Host Freshman Friday Program January 29

University Park, IL –(ENEWSPF)–January 6, 2016.  Admission to a four-year university for highly qualified students has been streamlined at Governors State University with a program called Freshman Fridays. Attending the session, providing the appropriate documentation and meeting the qualifications enables graduating seniors to apply to GSU and receive an instant[Read More…]

Shemekia Copeland

Blues Singing Sensation Shemekia Copeland In Concert At Freedom Hall’s Nathan Manilow Theatre

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- On Friday, January 22 at 7:30 p.m., the Freedom Hall Series will feature Blues/soul/roots singing sensation Shemekia Copeland. Shemekia’s recently released CD, Outskirts Of Love, received a Grammy Award nomination in the Best Blues Album category from the Recording Academy. Winners will be announced in Los Angeles[Read More…]

Illinois Winter Road Conditions in One Click

IDOT online map offers real-time info to help Illinois travelers SPRINGFIELD –(ENEWSPF)–January 5, 2016.  The Illinois Department of Transportation reminds motorists to bookmark on their computers and smartphones for quick access to the latest winter road conditions. The Getting Around Illinois map is updated 24/7 during winter weather, providing[Read More…]

In and Around Park Forest Week of January 3, 2016 (Includes Podcast)

Lollapalooza Poster by Dan Grzeca Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)—January 3, 2016. Prairie State College’s Christopher Art Gallery will be hosting an exhibition of posters of music events from acclaimed Chicago area illustrators, designers and printers. ‘Gigs Graphics!’ will open on Monday, January 4 and run through January 28. Additional information about[Read More…]

Three Shot, One Fatally, In Park Forest (Video/Story)

More photographs from the scene here. Lisa from Calumet City gazes down Herndon Street at the scene of the shooting. (Photo: Gary Kopycinski) Update: Two Charged In Shooting Death of Darren B. Easterling Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Police confirm three were shot, one fatally, Sunday afternoon near the intersection of Herndon[Read More…]

Rich East High School, School District 227, Rich South High School, community gathering

After Rumors, SD 227 Board Members Insist Rich East High School Will Not Close

School District 227 board member Shelia Hester-Whorton works to assure members of the public that Rich East High School will not close. (Photo: Gary Kopycinski) Richton Park, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Hundreds sporting Rich East-green filled the Rich South High School cafeteria in Richton Park Wednesday night in response to rumors that Rich[Read More…]