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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Schedule changes coming to Metra Electric

CHICAGO (Feb. 17, 2020) – Metra today unveiled proposed revisions to its Metra Electric Line schedule and has asked its riders for feedback. The new schedule includes changes made necessary by the implementation of the new Positive Train Control...

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Posted on: February 1, 2020

The Olympia Fields Park District's Spring/Summer Program Guide is now available online!

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The Olympia Fields Park District’s Spring/Summer Program Guide is now available online!  You can now visit their online brochure to help you plan opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, reconnect with friends and neighbors, learn a new ski...

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Did you miss the chance to try the Self Defense Class for Women?

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Did you miss the chance to try the Self Defense Class for Women that was offered by the Olympia Fields Police?  Here’s another opportunity to sign up!   

The Olympia Fields Police Department will be offering the Self Defense Clas...

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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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