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Ray Johnson

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  • South Marion streetscaping approved, other projects delayed

     
    After facing significant resistance from elected officials and some businesses, streetscaping plans for South Marion Street moved forward, while plans for Oak Park Avenue were …...
  • Oak Park board debates low-income housing plan

     
    After months of deliberation, the Madison Street low-income housing proposal reached the Oak Park Village Board Monday night, with trustees peppering developers with questions on …...
  • Oak Park moves toward easing liquor laws

     
    It may not be long before a patron can walk into an Oak Park restaurant, order a single beer and not have to be ushered …...
  • Community-wide environmental plan pushes forward

     
    Officials are moving forward with a comprehensive plan for environmentally-friendly initiatives that involves a slew of taxing bodies and organizations, which creators are hailing as …...
  • Retired village attorney returns as consultant

     
    Last month, long-time Oak Park village attorney said his final goodbye to the government he served for 36 years. But, as it turns out, there …...
  • Former trustee candidate appointed to commission

     
    Despite an ultimately unsuccessful try for village board this spring, a former candidate has been approved to sit on one of Oak Park’s many commissions. …...
  • Dana Spiotta on living the creative life

     
    Dana Spiotta is interviewed by Carolyn Kellogg for the L.A. Times. Dana Spiotta is the author of "Stone Arabia."...
  • Sertus unveils reworked Lake and Forest project

     
    Developers of the Lake and Forest tower project unveiled new designs for the revamped proposal, which received a mix of support and skepticism from the …...
  • Census: Oak Park a popular choice for same-sex households

     
    When Oak Park residents Cheryl Haugh and Betsy Stith became one of the first same-sex couples to enter the village’s domestic registry in 1997, it …...
  • Glen Cove Mayor Waging War On Shopping Carts

    Glen Cove Mayor Waging War On Shopping Carts
    They seem to be invading... shopping carts ditched on street corners, and abandoned in neighborhoods. It's not only a quality of a life issue in Glen Cove, but it's costing tax payers. "I don't mind picking up one or two." said Glen Cove Mayor Ralph...
  • Grimes sisters' deaths, still unsolved, part of series that shook city in 1950s

    Grimes sisters' deaths, still unsolved, part of series that shook city in 1950s
    Fifty-five years ago, a grisly scene was destined not only to be engraved on Chicagoans' memories but to alter our city's image. The Tribune's headline screamed "FIND 2 LOST GIRLS SLAIN!" Actually, that was never proved. The saga of the Grimes sisters,...
  • Prosecutor Rules Muskegon Officer Justified in Shooting Death

    Prosecutor Rules Muskegon Officer Justified in Shooting Death
    The Muskegon County Prosecutor has ruled that Muskegon city police officer Charles Anderson acted in self-defense in the shooting death of Julius Ray Johnson in September. Anderson's use of force was ruled to be justified. In a detailed ruling,...