Riverside resident Gretchen McCarthy was just a toddler when her uncle, Eugene Eberhardt, died. She had no memory of the 29-year-old from Chester, New Jersey, who had enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was a machinist's mate first class aboard the battleship USS Oklahoma on Dec. 7, 1941.
The North Riverside and Riverside police departments have begun stepping up traffic enforcement patrols as Labor Day approaches as part of the Illinois Department of Transportation's grant-funded Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign to combat impaired driving.
Brookfield Zoo will be offering free admission to kids 11 and under on Aug. 5, 6 and 7 in partnership with a couple of corporate sponsors, who will be sponsoring family-friendly healthcare-related activities and snacks in the Pavilions and elsewhere in the park.
U.S Congressman Daniel Lipinski, whose 3rd District includes the southern half of Brookfield and a tiny portion of Riverside, was among those who were present when a 19-year-old man armed with an assault-style rifle began firing into the crowd at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California, on the evening of July 28.
On July 26, the Illinois Department of Transportation was slated to begin a three-month long repair project to the Ogden Avenue bridge that spans the Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad tracks in LaGrange, just west of Brookfield
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Education of Oak Park Elementary School District 97, Cook County, Illinois will conduct a public hearing meeting on its proposed budget for the fiscal year 2019/2020 at the hour of 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday,...