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Police arrest Wilmette man exposing self to teenage girls in Elmwood Park

It only took a few hours after a warrant was issued for Elmwood Park police to pick up and arrest a man who allegedly exposed himself to two teenage girls.

The Walgreens at 1606 N. Mobile Ave. in Chicago, at the intersection of North and Ridgeland avenues, is scheduled to close on May 29. | Ben Meyerson/Sun-Times Media

Neighbors want to keep liquor store from replacing soon-to-shutter Walgreens

Though some north Oak Park and Galewood residents aren’t giving up on the possibility of persuading Walgreens to keep open its store at 1606 N. Mobile Ave., community organizers...

The class of 2014 celebrate by tossing their mortarboards in the air at the end of the ceremony. Elmwood Park High School held its 2014 graduation on May 18, 2014. | Geoff Scheerer/Sun-Times Media

Elmwood Park grads: High school like ‘a delicious cake’

The hallway at Elmwood Park High School was filled with excitement Sunday afternoon as a long line of students clad in black caps and gowns waited for their moment of glory.

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

Top 10 headlines: What happened in Elmwood Park this week

Behind on the news this week? It's Ok, there's time to catch up. Here's a roundup of the top Elm Leaves news headlines this week.

Man shot near Harlem and Armitage in Galewood on Elmwood Park border

Chicago police are investigating a shooting incident that took place Friday morning on Harlem Avenue, near the Elmwood Park border.

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Sabrina Agron and Sarah Ashby skate in the Aerial Ice Crew number at the Franklin's Got Talent ice show. | Geoff Scheerer/Sun-Times Media

Ice show glows at Franklin Park arena

More than 1,200 people got to view glow-in-the-dark skaters during the annual spring ice shows at the Franklin Park ice arena.

Nancy Kuhfuss of Franklin Park is pain free and has returned to jitterbugging following an interventional radiology procedure to remove blockage in an artery behind her knee. | Provided

Franklin Park resident benefits from interventional radiology at Elmhurst Memorial

Nancy Kuhfuss was getting frustrated. An active person accustomed to dancing the night away at a local jitterbug club, the 72-year-old Franklin Park resident was down to two...

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

Top 10 headlines: What happened in Franklin Park, Northlake this week

Behind on the news this week? It's Ok, there's time to catch up. Here's a roundup of the Franklin Park Herald-Journal news headlines this week.

<p>Guerin&rsquo;s Jennah Hernandez catches a throw from her catcher in time to tag out a Wheaton Academy&rsquo;s base runner during action last year. | File&nbsp;</p>

Softball: Guerin infielder Jennah Hernandez tries to harness arm

Guerin junior Jennah Hernandez was quite the pitcher growing up. Playing in a Chopin Park District league, Hernandez was one of her team’s ace pitchers and she loved sending...

<p>Michael Ruelas of Leyden performs on the still rings during the Lyons Sectional. | Jon Cunningham/For Sun-Times Media&nbsp;</p>

Gymnastics: Leyden's Michael Ruelas draws reward for perseverance

Leyden senior Michael Ruelas doesn’t have the extensive gymnastics experience of many of the participants at this week’s state meet at Hinsdale Central. Ruelas only joined the...

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The Walgreens at 1606 N. Mobile Ave. in Chicago, at the intersection of North and Ridgeland avenues, is scheduled to close on May 29. | Ben Meyerson/Sun-Times Media

Neighbors want to keep liquor store from replacing soon-to-shutter Walgreens

Though some north Oak Park and Galewood residents aren’t giving up on the possibility of persuading Walgreens to keep open its store at 1606 N. Mobile Ave., community organizers...

<p>John Hoerster | Submitted&nbsp;</p>

Part two: OPRF's John Hoerster's move from Mount Carmel to Oak Park

After three years coaching freshman and sophomores in football and track at Loyola, John Hoerster was thinking about his future. Armed with a degree in English but no teaching...

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

Top 12 headlines: What happened in Oak Park this week

Behind on the news this week? It's Ok, there's time to catch up. Here's a roundup of the top Oak Leaves news headlines this week.

<p>Curtis Mikwska shares a goofy moment with his daughter Kaia, 3, as they attend the<a id="firsthit" name="firsthit"></a>What's&nbsp;Blooming&nbsp;on&nbsp;Harrison&nbsp;annual arts district festival in Oak Park, Saturday, May 18, 2013.</p>

What’s Blooming opens up Oak Park Arts District for street fest

For the second year, the community will have the opportunity to decorate miniature floats and parade them through the Oak Park Arts District during this weekend’s What’s...

<p>Courtesy Rather Square&nbsp;</p>

Rather Square: Switching to green energy

Last week, Rather square a blog written by Laura Kesselring and John Christenson, an Oak Park husband and wife who are artists was introduced to readers. This week, we've...

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In this Nov. 14, 2013 photo A Taser X26 is shown as Knightstown Police Chief Danny Baker talks about being shot by the weapon to raise money for his department in Knightstown, Ind. Baker is trying to raise money to lease two new cars for the department by agreeing to be shot with his Taser.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

River Forest police to start using Tasers

Saying now is the right time to adopt a once-controversial tool, River Forest police announced this week that they will begin using Tasers in a few months.

The Walgreens at 1606 N. Mobile Ave. in Chicago, at the intersection of North and Ridgeland avenues, is scheduled to close on May 29. | Ben Meyerson/Sun-Times Media

Neighbors want to keep liquor store from replacing soon-to-shutter Walgreens

Though some north Oak Park and Galewood residents aren’t giving up on the possibility of persuading Walgreens to keep open its store at 1606 N. Mobile Ave., community organizers...

<p>John Hoerster | Submitted&nbsp;</p>

Part two: OPRF's John Hoerster's move from Mount Carmel to Oak Park

After three years coaching freshman and sophomores in football and track at Loyola, John Hoerster was thinking about his future. Armed with a degree in English but no teaching...

<p>Colleen Cox, 22, of River Forest, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Paraguay May 21. | Submitted</p>

River Forest resident begins Peace Corps service in Paraguay

Colleen Cox, 22, of River Forest, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Paraguay May 21 to begin training as a community economic development volunteer

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

Top 12 headlines: What happened in River Forest this week

Behind on the news this week? It's Ok, there's time to catch up. Here's a roundup of the top Forest Leaves news headlines this week.

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