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ETHS Football Wins Season Opener
     His nickname is “easy” and that’s just how Ben Easington made it look for Evanston’s football team in the season opener Friday night at Lazier Field.
Openings on RTA Board
     People interested in serving on the RTA Board should submit their names and qualifications by Sept. 9.
Two Carjackings
     On Aug. 25, at approximately 9 p.m., a 39 year old female Evanston resident was sitting in her vehicle in the 1200 block of Fowler Avenue when she was approached by two men, one of which brandished a handgun...
ETHS Soccer Beats Waukegan
     Most of the athletic teams in the Central Suburban League probably won’t keep Waukegan on their schedules now that the Bulldogs have left the CSL.
Inductees to ETHS Hall of Fame
     Three individuals who helped Evanston Township High School build dynasties in girls and boys track top the list of 2016 inductees for the Evanston Athletic Hall of Fame.
District 65 Teachers, Administrators Trade Pointed Statements
     Representatives from District 65 and DEC met Aug. 15-17 but did not reach an agreement. Negotiations are expected to resume after Labor Day, DEC President Paula Zelinski told the RoundTable.


EC2C Provisionally Adopts Goals and Outcomes, Nears an Equity Statement
Karen Tollenaar Demorest, Executive Director of Youth Job Center, discusses partnerships in the ABC Boosters program.
Karen Tollenaar Demorest, Executive Director of Youth Job Center,
discusses partnerships in the ABC Boosters program.
On Aug. 11, approximately 30 representatives of the partner organizations in the Evanston Cradle to Career Initiative (EC2C) held a partners’ meeting at Evanston Township High School to discuss goals and outcomes, an equity statement, and examples of some successes. The partners act much like a board of directors of EC2C.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016


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•  Our ‘Gap’ Isn’t a Mystery
Having lived 30 years in Evanston with perennial hand wringing over “th...


•  Independent Map Amendment
By late August, the Illinois Supreme Court will have ruled on whether t...


•  Water Testing
The Evanston RoundTable published a summary of the water testing that resulted from...


•  Gas Plant Date Correction

In reference to the Aug. 11 article on page one, the manufactured g...


•  Ab’s Early Years
I read John Opdycke’s letter about Ab Mikva in the July 28 issue of the RoundTab...



City News
• Compensation of Elected Officials Remains Undecided
• Robert Crown Pre-Project Moving Along
• Citizens Group Seeks Independent Police Review Board
• City Council Bytes: Aug. 15
• City Dumping Microsoft Outlook for Google 'Gmail' Platform
• Apartment Building at 1620 Central St. Under Construction
• Youth Presented 'Outstanding Service Awards'
• With ADA and Safety Upgrades, Penny Park Will Look Substantially the Same

Columns
• The Traffic Guy hears ...
• Slingshot to Saturn: How Gravity Helps Solar System Travelers
• Hooked on Fishing: Two Weeks, Too Fast

Schools
• Guest Essay: Welcome to the 2016-2017 School Year
• Guest Essay: ETHS - A Community Treasure
• District 65 Teachers, Administrators Trade Pointed Statements
• District 65's Tentative 2017 Budget is Balanced
• Family Action Network Event with Rep. John Lewis
• ETHS Receives National Recognition for Multiple School Communication Projects
• ETHS Hosts Campus Tours
• 50-year Anniversary of the Desegregation of Foster School
• Young Scientists Pilot STEAM Program

Sports
• Wildkits Football Team Ready for Strong Season
• Kits Counting on Tradition to Repeat Soccer Success
• Go Fish ...
• Gibson, Woods Pace Flying Fish Swimmers at Summer Meets
• Inductees to ETHS Hall of Fame

Art & Life
• Master Storytellers Entertain and Inspire at Second Annual Festival
• Unexpected Dream Donations Literary news you can use from Evanston Public Library's blog The Book Bird
• Literary news you can use from Evanston Public Library's blog Patrick Shiplett Exhibition
• 5th Annual 'Jalisco en Evanston'
• CommUNITY Picnic
• Rain Did Not Dampen Their Spirits
• Helping Hands Across Brown Avenue
• MetaMedia Maker Fair
• ECF Accepting Root2fruit Grant Applications
• Rebuilding Lives at the Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Opinion
• Take the Survey But Use the Transfer Station Funds to Mitigate the Impact
• Room for a View: Donovan
• Room for a View: Where is the Voice?
• Guest Essay: Consider Mentoring



This is the house that Lou Dickson built – the Evanston ReBuilding Warehouse, best known as a treasure trove of salvaged building materials and a model of sustainable construction practices.


State of the Schools Address, 2016
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-  Dr. Goren Opening Sc...

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