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Sitting Down with Friends of ALNAC

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Editor's Note:  eNews Park Forest recently interviewed Mr. Algernon Penn, Chairman of Friends of ALNAC, an organization committed to supporting the efforts of the Abraham Lincoln National Airport Commission (ALNAC).  It is our intention to give equal space to others involved in the possible construction of a[Read More…]

The Bonsai Creations of Mark Reed

Mr. Mark Reed, Bonsai artist. (Photo: Mark Reed) Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Mark Reed might better be known to Park Foresters as “The man with the Chinese house,” as he calls it, but he’s taken up the design and creation of bonsai trees.  His trees may be not be alive, but each[Read More…]


Alcohol-related Traffic Deaths Jump on New Year’s Eve

ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 22–(ENEWSPF)–Some New Year’s predictions are, tragically, very reliable. For example, significantly more people are likely to die in alcohol-related traffic crashes on New Year’s Eve than on other mid-week winter evenings. Just look at the numbers. A recent analysis of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration statistics shows[Read More…]

Freedom Hall, Nathan Manilow Theatre News

  Freedom Hall Nathan Manilow Theatre Announces 2010-2011 season. (PHOTO SUPPLIED) Main Series Kenyan Safari Acrobats Friday, October 15, 8 p.m. The Kenya Safari Acrobats offer a truly unique cultural experience. Hailing from the heart of Africa, this awe-inspiring and dynamic dance troupe takes acrobatics to exhilarating extremes performing a[Read More…]

Military Families Speak Out on Holidays Without Loved Ones

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–As we celebrate the holiday season, many are focusing their thoughts and attention on those who cannot be with family members because of service in Iraq. Military Families Speak Out (MFSO), a national organization of over 3,100 families opposed to the war in Iraq who have relatives or loved[Read More…]

eNews Accepting Letters to Editor

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– eNews Park Forest is now accepting Letters to the Editor for consideration for publication.  eNews Park Forest welcomes your letters. Please include your address and phone number for verification. Pseudonyms, anonymous letters and form letters are not published. All letters are subject to editing. Priority is given[Read More…]

Park Forest Library

Park Forest Library Gone Wireless

Park Forest, IL – (ENEWSPF) – The Park Forest Public Library, which serves the communities of Park Forest and Olympia Fields, has gone wireless.  In an interview with eNews Park Forest, the Library's Network Administrator Mitchell Cox, commented on the wireless internet access, "It's free.  It's open."  Mr. Cox, who[Read More…]


Bigelow Building Quite a Legacy

At the December 4, 2006 Village board meeting, Jamie Bigelow, President of Bigelow Homes made a presentation giving an update on Legacy Square, Park Forest's newest development being built in the Downtown area. Mr. Bigelow began with a summary of the work that went into the construction of the models[Read More…]

Burglary Twarted by Alert Park Forest Resident

Park Forest, IL – (ENEWSPF) – A burglary was thwarted late Saturday afternoon by an alert Park Forest resident in the 300 block of Sioux St.  The resident reported to eNews Park Forest Sunday that she observed an unfamiliar man park his car in front of her house and go[Read More…]

Final 2023 Mayoral Forum with Joe Woods

Final Village Trustee Forum – March 19, 2023