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The village of Chicago Ridge, Illinois has a population of 14127 and ranked #158 by population in the state. Chicago Ridge has 5897 households and a total area of 2.23 sq. miles w/ a population density of 6335 people per sq. mile and approx. 2.4 people per household. Data according to 2000 census.

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Chicago Ridge fire chief resigns; officials look to changes - SouthtownStar - The main firehouse opened five years ago in an industrial park on Chicago Ridge's west side, roughly two to three miles from the heart of the village's residential area. Tokar and the board are concerned the distance may waste precious moments for ... - Sun, 29 Jun 2014

Sheets is now fire chief of both Oak Lawn and Chicago Ridge - Reporter Online - For now, new Chicago Ridge Fire Chief George Sheets is getting his feet wet as he takes over a job in the middle of a firestorm. He will lead a department that his new boss – Mayor Chuck Tokar – admits is in a financial “quandary'' and needs ... - Thu, 17 Jul 2014

Oak Lawn fire chief to also run Chicago Ridge FD - SouthtownStar - Oak Lawn Fire Chief George Sheets is getting a new job, but he's not leaving his current one. Under an agreement unanimously approved Tuesday night by the village board, Sheets will remain as chief while also overseeing the Chicago Ridge Fire ... - Wed, 09 Jul 2014

Chicago Ridge firemen burning after chief is forced to resign - Reporter Online - The resignation last week of Chicago Ridge Fire PAGE-1-1-col-inset-left Inset photos by Jeff Vorva There have been verbal and written fireworks between Chicago Ridge firemen and Mayor Chuck Tokar and the board of trustees. Photo by Jeff Vorva. - Wed, 02 Jul 2014

25th year of Ridge Fest to fill weekend with rock, country - SouthtownStar - The 25th edition of Ridge Fest will bring a mix of music and, Chicago Ridge Mayor Chuck Tokar is hoping, better weather Thursday through Sunday. Last year, unseasonably cool weather hurt the festival when usually big draw Ted Nugent took the stage on a ... - Fri, 25 Jul 2014

Cops: Teens Attacked Adult Near Taste Of Park Ridge - CBS Local - Police have charged three teens with felony aggravated battery and mob action for the attack: Jordan Gonzalez, 18, of the 1000 block of Arthur Street in Park Ridge; Mac Piazza, 18, of the 6200 block of North Northwest Highway in Chicago; and a 16-year ...Video shows teens beating man near Taste of Park Ridge - Park Ridge Herald-Advocate - Fri, 18 Jul 2014

Oak Lawn fire chief welcomes new challenge - SouthtownStar - Oak Lawn trustees on Tuesday night approved an agreement to allow Sheets to take over the Chicago Ridge department through 2016. Chicago Ridge trustees are expected to approve it at their July 15 meeting. Under the agreement, Chicago Ridge would ... - Wed, 09 Jul 2014

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Edna Frances Flanagan - THE CHICAGO DICTIONARY: VOLUME THREE By John F. Di Leo - Dictionary bright red Just a few more definitions of words and idioms that mean something else in Illinois, posted as a public service to the consumers of news. Absentee Landlord: A landlord with sens... - 0 Likes

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Matt Kammerer - For those of you still somewhere on the south side, c'mon out this Sunday to Ridge Fest in Chicago Ridge. You can see two St.Theodore grads performing with the stars of the 85 Bears defense. The band is The Chicago 6, we start at 5:30. American English is on a... - 0 Likes

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