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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…]

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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…]

LWV Summit

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…]

Business Breakfast

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…]


Sen. Crotty Town Hall Meeting

State Senator Maggie Crotty spent the better part of two hours at Park Forest Village Hall Saturday in a town hall meeting.  Approximately 25 residents had the opportunity to ask questions and engage in dialogue in an informal setting.   Topics discussed included school funding reform, taxes in Park Forest, and[Read More…]

Scenic 10’s Last Run

Bud James, race director for the Park Forest Scenic 10, announced this week that the Village Board has decided to end the popular race.  "It is with very mixed emotion that I share this news with you but next Labor Day we will stage the 30th and final Scenic 10.[Read More…]


Harold Brown Steps Down

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- After serving the better part of two terms on the Park Forest Village Board, Trustee Harold Brown’s resignation became effective Monday night, October 23, with the swearing-in of Trustee Georgia O’Neill.┬áResidents lined up to bid Trustee Brown well in his retirement, and to thank him for his[Read More…]