After a little more than seven months on the job, North Riverside's fire chief and deputy fire chief are out after the Mayor Hubert Hermanek Jr. informed them of a change in direction during a brief meeting in the mayor's office at the Village Commons on July 13.
Less than 24 hours after a 17-year-old Berwyn boy reported that he had been robbed at gunpoint at a Riverside bus stop, detectives say surveillance video has proved that the report was fabricated and that the purported victim admitted making up the story after losing $175 he'd been given as a present.
Riverside police reported that two people waiting at a bus stop at the corner of Harlem and Ogden avenues were robbed at gunpoint just before midnight on July 11. No one was hurt during the alleged hold-up.
Pace, which operates buses in suburban Chicago, will host an open house this week to get public input and feedback on its proposed Pulse rapid transit proposal for Harlem Avenue from North Avenue to 71st Street.
Anticipating a commuter nightmare later this week when construction will close the Prairie Avenue railroad crossing in Brookfield, village officials are encouraging commuters and residents generally to make alternate travel plans between June 15 and June 23.