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Police Report – March 5, 2007

Photo: Morguefile.com 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 does not mean that[Read More…]

Why we need a strong student press

Commentary By Gene Policinski First Amendment Center The student press in America doesn't get much press. But it's an important part of educating our kids, and it's in trouble and getting weaker. Legislative proposals in Washington state and Kansas regarding student journalism are at cross-purposes: The former would prevent school[Read More…]

School District 163 Conducts Business — Almost

School District 163 board members meet on February, 19, as eNews Park Forest reporter Ryan Merriman observes. (Photo: ENEWSPF) Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– The Park Forest-Chicago Heights Board of Education met on Monday, February 19 to discuss various issues pertaining to the students in School District 163.  Since February 19 was[Read More…]

Non-Partisan Local Government Forums Continue

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– The Committee for Non-Partisan Local Government in Park Forest has held three candidates' forums for those running for the office of Village President (Mayor), Village Trustee, and Library Trustee.  The last, held February 25 in Park Forest Village Hall, was sponsored by the Far South Suburban NAACP. [Read More…]

Police Report – February 26, 2007

Photo: Morguefile.com 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. Not included yet in this report[Read More…]

Global Warming Debate Heats Up

Guest Commentary The debate is over  Many of you probably saw recent headlines to the effect that there is now “unequivocal” evidence that global warming is a fact and that most of it is most likely man-made. The body that made this assessment is the IPCC (The Intergovernmental Panel on[Read More…]

PFPL Potpourri of Lectures

Potpourri of Lectures Thursday Mornings, 10:30 a.m. Park Forest Public Library Ringering Room Sponsored by Friends of the Park Forest Public Library April 5 “GSU Issues” (working title) by Ron Bean, GSU professor April 12 "From Park Forest to Selma: Challenging the Death Penalty in Alabama" by Peter Racher, attorney.

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IL. House to Consider Electric Rate Rollback Bill

Rep. George Scully Jr. (D) 80th District, has been named chair of the rare Committee of the Whole that will consider the Electric Rate Rollback bill. (Photo: Rep. Scully's office) Rare Committee of the Whole to Consider Measure Returns Rates to Pre-Jan. 2 Levels and Mandates Rebates with Interest SPRINGFIELD,[Read More…]

Police Report – February 19, 2007

Photo: Morguefile.com 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. Not included yet in this report[Read More…]

On the Passing of Frank Wessely

Commentary Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)— I was a bit late announcing our new issue of eNews Park Forest today.  Early this morning I received a phone call from Mrs. Lynn Wessely, wife of Park Forest resident Frank Wessely, saying that she was at the hospital with Frank.  Unable to wake him[Read More…]

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