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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Residents open their homes to show prized art collections

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Residents open their homes to show prized art collections

Joan Dameron Crisler of Olympia Fields, has a collection of about 800 artworks. She is a co-founder ofDiasporal Rhythms, which is promoting tours of...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Karaoke Contest - hosted by McDonalds of Olympia Fields

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Don't miss the upcoming Karaoke contest hosted by McDonald's of Olympia Fields.  

Contestants must sign up before 5:30 p.m. on each qualifying night.  Qualifying rounds will be held on November 9th, 16th and 30th.  The contest wi...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

We Want You!

In Honor of Our Veterans

Join the members of the Olympia Fields Veterans Affairs Commission for an afternoon of "War Stories" and fellowship on Monday, November 12th from noon to 3:00 p.m.  The event will be held at the Tim Bradford Barn, an Olympia Fields Park...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Knowles: Olympia Fields resident works to help black women obtain a variety of leadership roles

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Knowles: Olympia Fields resident works to help black women obtain a variety of leadership roles

Sandra Finley was mentored by the late activist Arnita Young Boswell, the first national director of the early learning ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Where Black Homeownership Is the Norm

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Where Black Homeownership Is the Norm

STATELINE ARTICLEBy: Tim Henderson Topics: Demographics & Economy Read time: 5 min
Sterling Burke, president of the board of trustees of Olympia Fields, Illinois, near his home. The ...
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Posted on: September 7, 2018

South suburbs contain 5 communities with nation’s top black homeownership rates

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A new report by Pew Charitable Trusts finds that five communities with the nation’s highest rates of black homeownership are located in the south suburbs.

Olympia Fields — where 98 percent of black residents own...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Olympia Fields Named Among 10 Best U.S. Suburbs for Retirement

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Retirement destinations: 10 best U.S. suburbs to consider for your golden years

10 best U.S. suburbs for retirement ranked

Author: Lorie Konish, CNBC

Published: 10:47 AM EDT April 18, 2018

Updated: 10:00 AM EDT April 21, 2018

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Olympia Fields supports tax incentives for upscale restaurants

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Developer Michael Brown of Flossmoor, standing, describes proposed restaurants to Olympia Fields officials on Aug. 22, 2018. (Ted Slowik / Daily Southtown)

Ted SlowikContact Reporter

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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