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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Community Clean Up Day

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As a part of the Olympia Fields guiding principles, the Village has joined the “Green Committee” and will be participating this year as a full partner with Homewood/Flossmoor, who established the Green Committee, in a Community Clean U...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Diversity Dinners Set for April 13

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The 22nd annual Diversity Dinners event will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Rich South High School.At this year's buffet dinner, Troy Cicero of MulticultuReal Communications will facilitate discussions with the theme, “Let&am...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Olympia Fields post office could be named for Tuskegee Airmen pilot

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U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly has introduced legislation to name the Olympia Fields post office in honor of Capt. Robert Martin, a fighter pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen. (Family of Robert Martin)

A member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen who lived in Olympia Fields w...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Community Shred & Electronic Day

You will have the opportunity to have your sensitive documents professionally and securely recycled. We will have a truck available to all, free of charge, for those who wish to have documents shredded. 

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

Bridal Show at Bradford Barn

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The Bradford Barn of Olympia Fields Park District is a rustic Barn from the early 1900's. The Cull House Living Room across the walkway is situated in an original 1855 farm house. Join the Olympia Fields Park District as they showcase their lovely grounds...

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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: 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: November 22, 2016

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