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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Winter Weather and Your Roof

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The Oak Forest Building Department is aware that many residents are concerned about the snow load and ice damming on their roofs.If you decide to hire a contractor to remove snow or ice from your roof, please remember to call the Building Department at 70...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Help Keep Fire Hydrants Clear of Snow

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Recently, in between calls, Oak Forest Firefighters were seen around town removing snow from hydrants.

Fire Chief John Janozik says, " There are more than 3,000 fire hydrants in the City of Oak Forest and we need everyone's help to remove the snow.&qu...

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Oak Forest News
Posted on: January 26, 2021

COVID-19 Community Vaccination Program

Cook County Government, Cook County Health and Cook County Department of Public Health are pleased to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to those living or working in Cook County. Cook County is currently in Phase 1b which includes individuals 65 and over and fr...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

COVID-19 Testing Site Open in Tinley Park

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A drive-thru coronavirus testing center has opened in Tinley Park, and offers same day rapid testing results and PCR testing.Located at 7460 Duvan Drive in Tinley Park, it is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.- 8 p.m., Saturdays from 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Sunday...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

12th Annual Fleadh Scheduled for March 6, 2021

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Let's Fleadh Around Town!

The 12th Annual Oak Forest Fleadh will continue on March 6, 2021, with a few changes. Although we can't gather on Cicero, we can Fleadh Around Town for fitness, family and fun!Walk/run our Virtual #CNBFl...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Everbridge System Replaces Reverse 911 Notifications

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In the past, the City of Oak Forest has reached out to citizens via Reverse 911 calls.  This has changed to a new system called Everbridge.

The new Everbridge system replaces Reverse 911 as a means to notify citizens.  54% of U.S. househo...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Senior Citizen Real Estate Tax Deferral Program

Pappas: Are you a senior citizen struggling to pay Cook County property taxes? This tax relief program can help.
Cook County Treasurer's Office - 1/12/2021
Applications for Tax Deferral Due March 1, 2021

Senior citizens having a hard time paying their proper...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

New Schedule for Metra's Rock Island Line

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New Rock Island schedule takes effect Feb. 1

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Beginning Monday, Feb. 1, Metra’s Rock Island Line customers will have more travel options, including new early morning trains that were requested by riders and some additional expr...

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