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Kits Soccer Beats New Tries for Sectional Win
     In a wild finish that almost defied description, the Wildkits outlasted the Trevians in the second round of penalty kicks for an unforgettable  4-3 victory that was one of the most remarkable in ETHS postseason history.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) Begins Nov. 1
     Nicor Gas wants to remind customers who may be eligible for financial assistance to take advantage of funds that could help offset winter heating costs.
Mural to Be Installed
      A 95-foot mural will be installed on the north-facing wall of the CTA viaduct at Chicago Avenue and Washington Street beginning the week of Nov. 1.
Police Seek Help in Solving Crimes
     The Evanston Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance involving four incidents that occurred on Wednesday, October, 19, 2016.
Fire in the 2400 Block of Prospect
     First arriving fire companies reported a basement fire traveling up the interior walls of the structure.
Juvenile Charged in Oct. 7 Robbery of NU Student
     Detectives  learned that a 17-year old male from Chicago, who matched the description of one of the offenders, had been taken into custody by the Chicago Police Department for similar robberies.

City Presents 2017 Budget With $242 Million Expenses
The City presented its budget for Fiscal Year 2017 (Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2017) to City Council on Oct. 17. The total proposed expenses for all funds (operating and capital expenditures) prior to eliminating interfund transfers, are $303.9 million.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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City News
• Gabel, Tucker Vie for 18th District Seat
• Council Votes to Increase City Manager Pay
• 7th Ward Meeting Topics: Canal Shores, Keefe Easement Request
• What the Nov. 8 Ballot Looks Like
• Police and Fire Departments Provide Halloween Safety Tips
• Carolyn Murray To Kick Off Aldermanic Campaign
• Actuarial Report on Police and Firefighter Pensions Accepted
• Man With Loaded Shotgun Charged

• The Traffic Guy hears ...
• Northwestern Physics Postdoc Wins L'Oreal USA For Women in Science Award
• Hooked on Fishing: By the Light of the Walleye Moon

• District 65 Board Hears Timeline for Referendum Decision
• Seldess Named Interim Assistant Principal at Nichols
• ETHS Student Achievement Shows Mixed Results
• ETHS Analysis of Freshman Restructuring
• Reflections of Their Better Selves: PEG Conference Inspires Deeper Equity Work for School District 202
• Students Embrace 'Reclaim' Message at ETHS Black Summits
• Volunteers Create Sensory Garden at Park School
• D65 Gives Status of Negotiations with Teachers
• DEC Update on Negotiations with District 65
• Five Award-Winning Children's Authors to Visit District 65 Schools
• D65 Reaches Contract with Custodial/Maintenance Association

• Kits Soccer Beats New Tries for Sectional Win
• Field Hockey Has Successful First Season
• Cubs Fan Questions Limiting TV Access to Playoff Games
• Wildkits Edge Loyola, Claim Regional Crown
• Hawks Crush Kits in Football
• Kits Save Best for Last Despite Season-ending Loss

Art & Life
• Fire Next Door: Nightmare Becomes Reality
• Options for College Success: Helping Special Needs Students Realize Their Dreams
• At the Ecology Center, 'Art in Nature' Was The Big Draw
• Fall is Delicious Literary news you can use from Evanston Public Library's blog The Book Bird
• Piano Man
• Mudlark's 'Larkabout 2016' Raised Funding For its Milk Jug Fund
• 'The 43'/'Los 43' Exhibit Opens at the Noyes Gallery
• Evanston Community Foundation Raises Nearly $280,000 at Annual Benefit
• CROP Hunger Walk Oct. 23
• Mural to Be Installed
• The King's Manor Hosts Surprise 25th Reunion Show

• Editorial: Go High: Pay No Attention To ...
• Room for a View: Then and Now
• Room for a View: Not a Snivel But a Sob
• 'Doesn't' or 'Don't' - What's the Difference?
• Why It's Important to Vote

One of Chicago’s most popular dinner theaters from the late 1970s through mid-1990s was the medieval-themed King’s Manor, a bawdy musical-comedy review.  It was unique entertainment – a six-course banquet-style meal (no silverware allowed) and unlimited beer and wine, served by beautiful singing wenches.

State of the Schools Address, 2016
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