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KL Daly of Oak Park and Miss Illinois 2011 Hannah Smith
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On the “Ledge” wondering who will be our next Miss Illinois? Will she be from your home town or perhaps the same university?

While we won’t know WHO she is until Saturday Night, June 30th we do know she will be beautiful inside and out, highly talented, motivated … Read more ›

Hannah Smith, Miss Illinois thanks American Airlines VP Franco Tedeschi for hosting the Memorial Service
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We Will Never Forget

Miss Illinois 2011 Hannah Smith’s yearlong tour of the state of Illinois has brought her back to Chicago for an appearance at the American Airlines … Read more ›

John Curran beveling glass for a stained glass window. Photo by Robin Curran.
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For 40 years, Curran Glass has put the pieces together just for you

If you attend a house walk or kitchen walk this spring, keep your eyes open for sparkling stained glass panels in the homes you visit. … Read more ›

opening reception for "Leaving Czechoslovakia" on May 11, 2012
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"Leaving Czechoslovakia" traveling exhibit opens at Oak Park Public Library

The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library’s traveling exhibit opens at Oak Park Public Library Hundreds of thousands of Slovaks and Czechs fled their … Read more ›

Kim and Khloe Kardashian blow kisses to the crowd at Sears April 20. (Heather Leszczewicz/TribLocal)

Kim and Khloe Kardashian come to town

It was a madhouse at the Woodfield Mall Sears April 20 when reality TV stars Kim and Khloe Kardashian, along with their mother Kris Jenner, … Read more ›

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Acquity Group promotes Karen Jackson to Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Karen Jackson, age 42, has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Human Resources, from VP of Human Resources at Acquity Group, leading global Brand … Read more ›

Donna in red
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Dominican University president appointed to Lincoln Presidential Library board

Dominican University President Donna M. Carroll has been appointed by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn to the advisory board of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in … Read more ›

Yiddish Club at Holley Court Terrace
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Yiddish Club at Holley Court Terrace

Written by Doris Blumenthal When my friend moved to Holley Court Terrace, I visited her a few times, and I started wondering if anyone at … Read more ›

librarian Monica Harris
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Monica Harris Named Customer Service Manager at Oak Park Public Library

Monica Harris has been named Customer Service Manager at Oak Park Public Library. In this position, Monica will lead staff responsible for delivering outstanding front-line … Read more ›

Video: Oak Park’s Tavi Gevinson on Chicago Live!

Teen fashion blogger Tavi Gevinson talks to Tribune reporter Wendy Donahue about her work writing and editing for two websites, the life of today’s teenage … Read more ›