The ice arena in Franklin Park was part of a building boom of ice arenas in this area that took place from 1972 to 1975.
July 25 3:30 p.m. |
In case you missed what's going on in Franklin Park and Northlake this week, we've got you covered with the top 5 Franklin Park Herald-Journal stories of the week. Here's what happened this week:
July 25 7 a.m. |
Medical coverage and public pensions were on the minds of residents attending a Town Hall meeting July 23 with Franklin Park legislators.
Looking for something to do Friday night that's got a little something for everyone? The 23rd Annual Street Dance will be held in downtown Franklin Park. The event runs from 5-11 p.m. with live music running from 6:30-9 p.m.
In May, Julius Figuero of Franklin Park graduated from West Leyden High School, having completed six Advanced Placement (college credit) course. Those AP courses led to Figueroa going to the White House on July 21, where he took part in a panel discussion.
July 23 4:33 p.m. |
Registered teams are gathering to raise money for a worthy cause and enjoy a weekend of fun and fast-paced hockey. The 3 on 3 Charity Hockey Tournament will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 13 at the Franklin Park Ice Arena, 9711 Waveland Ave., Franklin Park.
The decision to enact stricter gun laws, ban the sale of assault weapons and increase background checks will be left up to Cook County voters who will be given a chance to weigh in on the measure voted through Wednesday by the Cook County Board.
July 23 3:46 p.m. |
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A Northlake police officer on patrol on Lake Street July 13 spotted a man walking down the middle of the street just east of Wolf Road a little after 4 p.m.
July 22 5 p.m. |
Steelworkers from as far away as Gary, Indiana came to Franklin Park July 18 to show support for striking steelworkers at Sloan Valve.
July 22 12:05 p.m. |
River Grove Police Chief Rodger Loni knew something was up when he saw his wife and children in the parking lot prior to Village Board meeting last week.
July 22 11:14 a.m. |