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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Winter Storm Watch Reminder

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for late Friday afternoon through Saturday. Widespread accumulation of 4+ inches is likely, with areas of 6+ inches of accumulating snow probable.No parking is allowed on City streets for 12 hours after ...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: January 17, 2019

Oak Forest High School Threat: UPDATED

For immediate releaseJanuary 17, 2019

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Oak Forest High School Threat 

OFPD #2019-1815            

Updated 3:20 PM Thursday, Januar...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: January 14, 2019

New Rock Island Line Schedule and Positive Train Control Safety System

New Rock Island Line schedule finalized to meet demands of Positive Train Control

(January 10, 2019 - Metra)

Metra today unveiled a new Rock Island Line schedule that includes changes necessary for the new Positive Train Control (PTC) safety system, as well...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: December 21, 2018

Basic Recycling is Better Recycling


Nationwide residential recycling is more highly contaminated with non-recyclable garbage than ever before. Homewood Disposal Service has launched an education program called Basic Recycling is Better Recycling to help teach the community on proper ways to...

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Recycling Guide Oak Forest News
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Construction on 159th and Cicero


Update November 19, 2018

Construction Update: 159th Street is now open. Due to the continued improvements to southbound Cicero Avenue, the new double turning lanes will remain a single turning lane until that portion has been completed. All four through-la...

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