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Posted on: September 26, 2019

The Polar Express Storytime Train

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Don’t miss out on this great holiday event!  All aboard the Polar Express Story train hosted by the Olympia Fields Park District! We will take a Metra train from the Olympia Fields train station on 203rd Street to the “North Pole” (Chicago). Duri...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Olympia Fields Park District Goes Digital!

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The Olympia Fields Park District is transitioning to a digital format of their Program Guide with the Fall/Winter 2019 edition.  You can now view their brochure regarding their events via their website at www.ofparks.org.  Limited print ...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Olympia Fields Library Board Seeking to Fill Vacancies

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The Olympia Fields Library Board is looking for two Olympia Fields residents who are interested in serving on our Board of Trustees. 

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest stating why they are interested along with a short bio. ...

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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 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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