John Rice is a columnist/private detective, who has seen his business and family thrive in Forest Park. He thoroughly enjoys life in the village and still gets a thrill smelling Red Hots, watching softball and strolling through cemeteries.
'It was the greatest moment in my life," said Jackie Schulz after receiving her first-ever community service award from the Kiwanis Club of Forest Park. Kiwanis gave Jackie the glass plaque at their annual Awards Dinner on Jan. 9, citing her "Dedication and Commitment to Forest Park."
It was a thrill to meet my journalistic hero, Chicago Tribune reporter, Ron Grossman. I enjoy Ron's folksy tone and old-school wisdom. I was also struck by his connection to Forest Park. His family made an annual pilgrimage to Jewish Waldheim Cemetery for Yizkor.