Some say basketball games on the streets of Oak Park are dangerous to children



IS IT A SAFE PLACE FOR HOOPS?- Like other areas, youngsters in Oak Park enjoy the new mobile basketball backboards. The question is, "Are they safe when used along public thoroughfares and on sidewalks?"

By John Loesing
Acorn Staff Writer

The streets of Oak Park are safe. So safe, in fact, that many kids are taking to the streets to play basketball with portable hoops and backboards.
Neighbors on Evanwood Avenue complained there was one game last month that drew as many as a...

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