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Jose` Dolores Perez Benitez marches outside Triton College's Nuevos Horizontes Educational Center April 12 asking board President Mark Stephens not to close the campus. | Rick Kambic/Sun-Times Media

Despite protest, Latino-focused Triton campus moving classes to River Grove

Although Nuevos Horizontes will be closing its doors in the summer, the courses offered there will now be taught at Triton College.

<p>Sun-Times Media File&nbsp;</p>

Top news headlines: What happened in Elmwood Park this week

Miss the news this week? Here's a roundup of the top Elm Leaves news headlines this week. Also, check below for an update on what's coming up in Elmwood Park.

<p>Youth boxing in Lake County. | Mark Ukena/for Sun-Times Media</p>

Top photos of the week: All about sports

We'll be featuring some of the best photos from the area each week. This week, check out the top pictures featuring area athletes.

<p>Vinyl records can still be found at&nbsp;<a id="firsthit" name="firsthit"></a>Val's&nbsp;Halla&nbsp;record shop in Oak Park, owned by&nbsp;ValCamilletti, where a wide selection of musical tastes and audio formats are available.&nbsp;| Sun-Times Media File&nbsp;</p>

Record Store Day: Where to celebrate and shop local

Physical forms of music may seem like a blast to the past for some, but this weekend shops across the country — including the west suburbs, will keep the music alive by...

<p>In this photo from the 2013 season, Elmwood Park's third baseman&nbsp;<a id="firsthit" name="firsthit"></a>Diego&nbsp;Morales&nbsp;(32) catches a ball at third against Ridgewood. | Sun-Times Media File</p>

Baseball: Elmwood Park's Diego Morales versatility clutch for team

Next year, Elmwood Park senior Diego Morales expects to be playing third base at Robert Morris University. This year? He’s catching.

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<p>East Leyden High School | Sun-Times Media File&nbsp;</p>

East Leyden teacher to join elite national research group

Elizabeth Pater, a high school math teacher at East Leyden High School in Franklin Park, will join an elite group of just 40 middle and high school teachers from across the...

<p>Sun-Times Media File&nbsp;</p>

Top news headlines: What happened in Franklin Park this week

Miss the news this week? Here's a roundup of the top Franklin-Park Herald Journal news headlines this week.

Jose` Dolores Perez Benitez marches outside Triton College's Nuevos Horizontes Educational Center April 12 asking board President Mark Stephens not to close the campus. | Rick Kambic/Sun-Times Media

Despite protest, Latino-focused Triton campus moving classes to River Grove

Although Nuevos Horizontes will be closing its doors in the summer, the courses offered there will now be taught at Triton College.

<p>Youth boxing in Lake County. | Mark Ukena/for Sun-Times Media</p>

Top photos of the week: All about sports

We'll be featuring some of the best photos from the area each week. This week, check out the top pictures featuring area athletes.

Social studies teacher Jason Kruski shows off a computer program that offers and grades quizzes instantly. | Mark Lawton/Sun-Times Media

Technology infiltrating Mannheim Middle School classrooms

When it comes to Mannheim Middle School, technology appears to be used in every classroom, and even in the gym.

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<p>Downtown Oak Park | Sun-Times Media File&nbsp;</p>

Top news headlines: What happened in Oak Park this week

Miss the news this week? Here's a roundup of the top Oak Leaves news headlines this week.

Rows of upgraded "buses" or electrical circuit boxes are part of the Smart Grid upgrade at the Oak Park Com Ed power substation. The work was complete in March.

Oak Park ditches all-green power supply; residents can still opt for clean energy

After two and a half years of pioneering green energy village-wide, Oak Park trustees opted for the cheaper option — “brown power” — in a new contract with supplier...

The Oak Park Fair Housing Task Force, which is trying to find ways to fix housing discrimination in the village, had its first meeting April 16. The group is made up of residents, Village Trustees and a handful of community leaders.  I  Ian Fullerton/For Sun-Times Media

Task force ready to tackle discriminatory housing in Oak Park

The members of Oak Park’s newly-formed Fair Housing Task Force have their work cut out for them. Comprised of residents, Village Board trustees and a handful of the community...

<p>Youth boxing in Lake County. | Mark Ukena/for Sun-Times Media</p>

Top photos of the week: All about sports

We'll be featuring some of the best photos from the area each week. This week, check out the top pictures featuring area athletes.

Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/26869972@N00/4996284185/">schreiblockade</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/">cc</a>

Understanding what goes into the perfect red sauce

Many Italian families have their own unique recipe for marinara sauce, and each one is a cherished fixture on the dinner table because of the ...

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Village tackles congestion, parking shortage near Roosevelt School

Village officials will take a look at a plan addressing traffic congestion and the continuing parking shortage near Roosevelt Middle School at the April 28 River Forest Board of...

<p>Sun-Times Media File&nbsp;</p>

Top news headlines: What Happened in River Forest this week

Miss the news this week? Here's a roundup of the top Forest Leaves news headlines this week.

<p>Youth boxing in Lake County. | Mark Ukena/for Sun-Times Media</p>

Top photos of the week: All about sports

We'll be featuring some of the best photos from the area each week. This week, check out the top pictures featuring area athletes.

Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/26869972@N00/4996284185/">schreiblockade</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/">cc</a>

Understanding what goes into the perfect red sauce

Many Italian families have their own unique recipe for marinara sauce, and each one is a cherished fixture on the dinner table because of the ...

River Forest Village Hall, Feb. 5, 2014. | Ben Meyerson/Sun-Times Media

Township consolidation ‘on ice,’ River Forest looks to reduce overlap

Legislation that would have potentially eliminated River Forest Township has been stalled indefinitely after the bill was “pulled back” at a hearing earlier this month with the...

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