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Sam Cottingham Beard ended Hinsdale Central’s eight game winning streak on Saturday. The Oak Park River Forest right hander, who signed with Western Illinois before the baseball season, collected a 2 1 victory in the first game of a West Suburban Silver .Noah and Sophia are most popular baby names Sun TimesNoah and Sophia were the most popular baby names in 2013. According to the Chicago Sun Times: Noah sailed past Jacob to become the most popular baby name for boys in 2013, ending Jacob’s 14 year run at the top. Sophia was the most popular baby name for .District 97 schools earn top awards in Global Virtual Classroom Contest Sun TimesStudents from Percy Julian Middle School, Lincoln Elementary School and Mann Elementary School recently competed in the Global Virtual Classroom Contest, which is a free online collaborative learning project that fosters creativity, cross cultural .Four OPRF seniors awarded National Merit Scholarships Sun TimesOak Park and River Forest High School is proud to announce that graduating seniors Grace Niewijk and Jonah Philion have won $2,500 National Merit Scholarships. Grace and Jonah will attend, respectively, Yale University and Harvard University. Governor Pat Quinn announced the awards. According to OPRF Director of Campus Safety Randy .Part one: Mike Tracy’s Air Max Shoes interview with OPRF football coach John Hoerster Sun TimesA couple of years ago I went to a game at Oak Park and River Forest High School and saw the Huskies get beat by Glenbard West, 41 6. (OPRF Air Max Shoes finishe Air Max Shoes d the year at 3 6; the Hilltoppers, meanwhile, went 10 1.) The game was a blowout and marred OPRF’s Homecoming .Oak Park Village Board gives Lake and Forest developers another extension Sun TimesOak Park has given developers of the long awaited high rise at Lake Street and Forest Avenue a few more months to confirm financing and finally break ground on the $86 million project. The Village Board voted unanimously on May 5 to give Wood Partners of .Oak Park village president: ‘If it was up to me, there would be no charging for parking’ Sun TimesParking, economic development and Air Max Shoes crime were among the pressing issues about Oak Park residents wanted to discuss Wednesday during a community forum with Village President Anan Abu Taleb at Oak Park Public Library. But the two time defending Class 3A state champs wouldn’t go quietly. The Raiders scored twice in the sixth and once in the seventh for a 7 6 victory .Gov. Quinn announces plan to replace North Avenue bridge over Des Plaines River Sun TimesIllinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday a $9.8 million project that will build a new North Avenue bridge over the Des Plaines River and overhaul the intersection of North and Thatcher Avenue. Village President Cathy Adduci said River Forest officials .