🌱 Hines VA hospital marks milestone + drinking water survey

Good morning, Oak Park and River Forest! This is your Sunday edition of the daily newspaper.

1. Today’s weather: bright sunshine. High: 61 Low: 43.

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Here are today’s top 3 stories from Oak Park River Forest:

1. Oak Park parents have mixed reactions New Illinois law allows students to miss school for mental health reasons. Some District 97 parents told the Tribune they wanted more information, while “Families have been grappling with privacy concerns,” said Faith Cole, director of student services at OPRF High School. And the stigma surrounding actually marking mental health absences. ” (paid source: forum)

2. Oak Park Police Chief bin Laden Reynolds nominated for U.S. marshal Stopped by a Senator from Arkansas. Reynolds was first nominated by President Joe Biden about nine months ago. (wednesday magazine)

3. Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital completes 50th kidney transplant this week.The program started in November and is currently One of eight VA kidney transplant programs domestic. (daily herald)

Today at Oak Park – River Forest:

  • Ascension Catholic Church Gather food for the St. Martin de Porres Food Pantry. (10:30am)
  • Take the Equinox Walk roadside museum. (11am)
  • join in Oak Park and River Forest Women’s Voters League For “An Afternoon with Eleanor Roosevelt”. (2pm)
  • Oak Park Temple Hold cheese making workshops. (2:30pm)
  • Kapelle in Concord. (4 pm)

From my notebook:

  • Oak Park Homeowners will receive drinking water surveys in the mail this month, as required by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. (Voice broadcast)
  • Forest Park Village Committee is Apply for a grant to improve sewer and streetscape On 15th Street, between Marengo and Elgin Avenues. (Forest Park Review)
  • OPRF High School Students meet Minnesota Twins executive Discuss sports careers. (wednesday magazine)

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George Presseki

About me: Georgi is a newsletter writer and partner content curator based in Chicago. She has worked on the entertainment beats for FF2 Media for five years, covering film festivals across the United States. Her feature articles have won awards from the Illinois Women’s Press Association and the National Federation of Press Women. As editor-in-chief of the Lewis University newspaper, she and her staff have received honors from the Associated Press and the American Association of Academic Publishers. She started working for Patch in 2019.

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