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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: September 19, 2018

Emergency Alert System Testing

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FEMA and the FCC have scheduled an emergency alert system test on Thursday 09/20/2018 and Wednesday 10/03/2018 at 1:20 P.M.

The emergency alert systems test will be broadcast on two platforms:

The (EAS) Emergency Alert System platform (radio, TV, cable, sat...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Franciscan Health marks new beginning with completion of transition to Olympia Fields campus

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Franciscan Health is taking the next step in its 106-year commitment to building healthier communities in the Chicago South Suburbs.As of Friday, Sept. 7, all emergency, inpatient and labor and delivery services at the Chicago Heights campus have been con...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

No Metra fare increase in 2019

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Metra announced on Wednesday, Sept. 12, that there will not be a fare increase in 2019. The commuter railroad will spend the year highlighting the need for more public aid and sounding the alarm about the system’s deterioration and possible down...

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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)

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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