Oak Park and River Forest High School has hired Tod Altenburg, an administrator from Lombard elementary District 44, as its new chief financial officer. A former English and Spanish classroom teacher, Altenburg was hired May 23 by the District 200 Board of Education.
An Oak Park police officer has sued the village of Oak Park and a female police sergeant in federal court, alleging that the female supervisor shoved and threatened him nine days after he filed a sexual harassment complaint against her with the department.
Dr. George Dietz, 82, never dreamed of a day when he might retire. The Oak Park resident maintains a practice on Chicago's South Side and makes house calls three days a week, often driving more than 100 miles in a day to treat the bed-bound.
Pro-meat, anti-meat, vegetarian or vegan —no matter where people stand on the carnivorousness continuum, the question of if beef should be "what's for dinner" is becoming a topic of discussion in Oak Park.
Due to the large flow of people funneling through Oak Park's Village Hall during the two-week early voting period, the Village of Oak Park is looking to move early voting to a different location in town.