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BarrieFest- Celebrating the Southeast Oak Park Community

Saturday, September 11, 2010

2 – 6 PM in Barrie Park (Lombard at Garfield)

NEW!  Pet Parade at 2 PM

NEW!  Fire Truck on Display 2 – 3 PM

– Organized Children’s Games begin at 2:30 PM- Led by Irving School Staff

– Live Entertainment begins at 2:15  PM (times are approximate):

2:15  Jim Haptonstahl

3:15  The Welcome (Gehring Miller)

4:15  The Harrison Street Ukulele Players

5:15   Ballcock Assembly

– Two Bounce Houses

– Food Vendor-

– Organization and Business Fair

Lead Sponsor- Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest

Other Sponsors- Wednesday Journal, Comonwealth Edison (Exelon), Fair Share Finer Foods, Oak Park Regional Housing Center

Logistical and Administrative Help: Oak Park Park District

Printable Information:

Community Forum- The “Ike” and Roosevelt Road

April 22, 2010, 7 – 9 PM

Irving Elementary School, 1125 S. Cuyler


I-290 Resurfacing Starts in April

How the Village will minimize impact of vehicles using our streets as alternate routes.

IDOT is considering lane expansion for I-290

Why the Village and citizens are advocating for alternative solutions.

Roosevelt Rd. Streetscaping Summer 2010

What the project does and what the transformation will look like.


  • Robert Cole, Assistant Village Manager
  • Rick Tanksley, Oak Park Chief of Police
  • Officer John Rumoro, RBO Zone 7
  • Craig Failor, Village Planner
  • Jim Budrick, Village Engineer
  • Paul Zimmerman, Roosevelt Rd. Business Assoc.
  • Rick Kuner, Citizens for Appropriate Transportation
  • Daniel Grove, The Lakota Group

Rep. Danny Davis holds town hall meeting in Oak Park

Congressman Danny K. Davis will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday,
April 6 in the council chambers of the Oak Park Village Hall, 123
Madison.  All are encouraged to attend this meeting, which will start
at 7 PM.

Agenda items will include health care, jobs and the economy, and other
constituent interests.  “Town halls are the hallmark of democracy,”
Congressman Davis stated, “where people share with me what their
priorities and concerns are.  I look forward to interacting with
constituents at the Oak Park Town Hall meeting,” he said.

A handout will be available illustrating how the recently passed
health care reform bill will benefit residents of the 7th
congressional district.  For further information, please contact
Congressman Davis’ suburban district office in Broadview at 708:

Congressman Davis, re-nominated in the recent Illinois primary, has
served the 7th Congressional District since 1996.  Information on
Congressman Davis is available on his website at