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The Neighborhood Files, Local Connections
Oak Forest's Clean Up Week begins April 22. Find out what's involved when it comes to kicking your unwanted items to the curb.
Government, The Neighborhood Files
The 50/50 Parkway Tree Planting Program will offset some of the costs for Oak Forest residents who want to replace trees removed because of emerald ash borer infestation.
Former Chicago White Sox star Frank Thomas and his Big Hurt Beer will be at the Tinley Park Chamber of Commerce's event again. Find out what you need to know to attend Saturday's tastings.
Forms to participate in the event must be turned in by May 10. Find out what you need to do be part of this sprawling sales event.
Sports, The Neighborhood Files, Local Connections
Patch spotlights videos that give you a different look at the community, past and present. This week features a first-place performance by the Oak Forest Raiders fourth-grade cheerleading team. Registration for the 2013 season is this month.
Opinion, The Neighborhood Files, Local Connections
Frankie, an older tan-and-white Border Collie mix with bad arthritis, went missing Friday afternoon, in Tinley Park. Thankfully, his owners found him Saturday morning at the PAWS Animal Shelter on 191st Street.
A fundraiser will be held April 27 in Chicago Ridge to help the son of Thomas Mastro, the Tinley Park resident who was shot and killed March 21. Find out more about the event.
Oak Forest residents will be able to save $20 to $30 on season memberships at Gingerwood Community Pool thanks to 2 early registration weekends at the end of the month.
Registration for this event, which will help a nonprofit burn camp for kids in Lake County, runs through April 26. Find out how you can participate.
Find out what municipal offices and services will have their doors closed for the holiday starting Friday.
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