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First the weather today: Cloud and solar phases. High: 14 Low: 2.
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Here are the top stories in the Oak Park-River Forest today:
1. Vaccination certificate is now required to enter restaurants, entertainment venues, and gyms in Oak Park. the Today the Public Health Ordinance comes into force, a week after Chicago and Cook Counties issued similar requirements. (VOP)
2. The River Forest Police Department provides tips for people selling products online after a series of armed thefts in Chicago. The officials are asking sellers to meet alleged buyers in public places with surveillance cameras and to schedule a daylight session. (VRF)
3. Two The Cook County Sheriff’s vehicles were hit on local roads last week by drivers who break Scott’s law. None of the officers were injured. (CCSO)
4th The Village of Oak Park is hiring for 18 positions in January. Include open roles Police Officer, Scholarship Coordinator, Deputy HR Director and racial equality and more. (VOP)
5. Elmwood Park Public Library seeks feedback on their three-year strategic plan. There will be an online survey by spring. (EPPL)
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From my notebook:
Chicagoland sees one Increase in anxiety and pandemic fatigue during the current COVID-19 surge. (Chargeable source: tribune)
the The state Senate officially declared January 17th Betty White Day in Illinois. Oak Park will celebrate their lives on January 15th so as not to disrupt Martin Luther King Jr. Day. (ABC)
Chicago writer Jessamine Chan celebrated the release of her exciting new book “The school for good mothers” at The book table. (Facebook)
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This article originally appeared on the Oak Park-River Forest Patch