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NAACP Newsflash Item

In recognition of National Financial Literacy Month The Chicago Far-South Suburban NAACP Presents: Money Matters “Most People Don’t Plan to Fail – They Fail to Plan” CONFERENCE GOAL: Gain information about money matters (saving, spending, etc). Thursday April 10, 2008 Marie Irwin Center 18120 Highland Homewood, Ill 60430 7:00 –[Read More…]

Grande Prairie Singers Newsflash

Concert “Elijah”  April 29, 2007 @ 4pm   Rich South Auditorium 5000 Sauk Trail Richton Park, IL   Thrill to Felix Mendelssohn’s magnificent oratorio, “Elijah,” sung in English, with full orchestra and soloists. The Grande Prairie Singers will be joined by the DePaul University Concert Choir. A 3pm pre-concert lecture[Read More…]

Rep. Riley Announces Scholarship Applications Available

Rep. Al Riley, D-Park Forest, announced the immediate availability of General Assembly Scholarship applications. (Photo courtesy Al Riley) Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Applications for eight Illinois General Assembly Scholarships are now available for students residing in the 38th Legislative District of State Representative Al Riley, D-Park Forest. Applications must be returned[Read More…]


Village President Candidate Receives Copyright Warning

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Paul Jasinevicius, candidate for Village President in Park Forest, was warned last week to stop circulating a campaign brochure that uses copyrighted images. The images were originally created for literature used in Commissioner Brendan Houlihan's successful bid for a seat on the Cook County Board of Review.[Read More…]

Ford Vehicles Damaged by BB Gun

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Police are investigating reports of automobiles apparently damaged by BB guns over the weekend. On March 30, police were called to the 300 block of Somonauk to investigate a report of criminal damage to prowperty.  The officer at the scene observed the window on the driver’s door[Read More…]

Police Report – April 2, 2007

Photo: Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF) — Editor's Note: We continue our reporting on news from police reports.  Besides covering the many stories from around Park Forest that otherwise might go unnoticed, we want to bring more complete coverage of police reports than is reported by other local media. An arrest[Read More…]

‘Bong Hits’ Case May Clarify Scope of Student Speech

Commentary  By Gene Policinski First Amendment Center What do you think "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" means? The U.S. Supreme Court heard March 19 from lawyers for former student Joseph Frederick, who says it means nothing – and for the Juneau-Douglas, Alaska, school system that suspended Frederick for displaying it on[Read More…]


We All Breathe the Same Air

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger addresses attendees at the California Governor and First Lady's Conference on Women and Families Oct. 27, 2005 in Long Beach, Calif. (PRNewsFoto) Guest Commentary Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– The Park Forest Board of Trustees is currently considering a resolution to authorize the Village president to sign the[Read More…]

Final 2023 Mayoral Forum with Joe Woods

Final Village Trustee Forum – March 19, 2023