A proposed new public library in Brookfield is still on track for breaking ground in spring 2020 after village trustees on May 13 voted unanimously to approve the project's preliminary planned development application.
In an attempt to discourage homeowners from over-mulching trees, Riverside Village Forester Michael Collins, with the help of volunteers and experts, has provided an alternative in the form of "companion planting."
A demolition crew on May 16 began tearing down the building at 28 E. Burlington St. in downtown Riverside, a structure that had been part of the central business district for the better part of a century.
A Cook County Sheriff's police officer whose life was saved by two Riverside police officers following a 2017 crash on Harlem Avenue in Bridgeview was killed on March 30 in a high-speed crash in Chicago Ridge.
The village of Riverside recently got a little bit of love from the state's tourism bureau with the inclusion of a nice historical/promotional piece about Riverside titled "Riverside: Frederick Law Olmsted's Illinois Masterpiece" on its website.
The Riverside American Legion Post #488 has announced that one of its own, Don Farnham, will be honored for his service on the ice at the United Center during the National Anthem prior to the Chicago Blackhawks' game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m.
A colleague here at the Riverside-Brookfield Landmark passed along a link to a blog devoted to Sears mail-order houses that can still be found in the Chicago area. Read all about one in Brookfield that dates to 1909.