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Scenic 10 – A New Hope

According to a recent press release from the Village of Park Forest, Village officials may decide the future of the 29-year-old Park Forest Scenic 10 mile race before the end of the year.  However, no final decision has been reached on the future of the popular Labor Day event.  Faced[Read More…]

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Park Forest FOCUS Scholarship

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Park Forest FOCUS offers the Robert Furnace Memorial Scholarship, awarded each June to a graduating high school senior. Furnace was a founding member of Park Forest FOCUS, along with his widow, Dorothy E. Furnace, who still resides in Park Forest. The 2009 recipient of the scholarship is[Read More…]

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Gift to Police Department

Long-time Park Forest residents Mr. & Mrs. David Eisen stand with police Chief Thomas Fleming.  The Eisens presented Fleming with a check for $1,000 to benefit the Park Forest canine units.  They made the donation in memory of the late Barbara Staley.  The Eisens adopted Mrs. Stanley's dog after she[Read More…]

Gift to Police Department

Long-time Park Forest residents Mr. & Mrs. David Eisen stand with police Chief Thomas Fleming.  The Eisens presented Fleming with a check for $1,000 to benefit the Park Forest canine units.  They made the donation in memory of the late Barbara Staley.  The Eisens adopted Mrs. Stanley's dog after she[Read More…]

Write for eNews Park Forest

Your Organization Here!  Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Welcome to eNews Park Forest, an electronic magazine dedicated to telling the whole story, news and information from the Village of Park Forest, IL.  eNews Park Forest publishes a new magazine issue every Monday, with more content added as the week goes by.

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eNews Park Forest joins Business Wire

eNews Park Forest was recently accepted for membership in Business Wire news service.  Business Wire's website reports the following on the company: Business Wire is the global market leader in commercial news distribution. Thousands of member companies and organizations depend on Business Wire to transmit their full-text news releases, regulatory[Read More…]

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Summit for Area Leaders held

The Park Forest League of Women Voters sponsored a Summit for Area Leaders Sunday, Nov. 5, at Freedom Hall.  In attendance were David Litton, Village Administrator from University Park; Mayor John Ostenburg of Park Forest; Howard Hunigan, superintendent of Rich Township High School District 227; District 227 school board President[Read More…]

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Park Forest hosts Business Breakfast

The Village of Park Forest hosted a Business Breakfast on Thursday, Nov. 2, at Dining on the Green.  Representatives from approximately 50 Park Forest businesses were in attendance.  The morning began with a welcome by Mayor John Ostenburg, and continued with opening remarks by Village Manager Tom Mick.  The focus[Read More…]

First Summit – Nov. 5

Sunday November 5 the League of Women Voters of the Park Forest Area will host the First Summit of area leaders at Freedom Hall, 410 Lakewood Boulevard, Park Forest.  Refreshments will be served at 2:45 pm before the meeting from 3 to 5 pm.  Citizens will have an opportunity to[Read More…]

Final 2023 Mayoral Forum with Joe Woods

Final Village Trustee Forum – March 19, 2023

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