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District 65 School Board Appears Ready to End Use of SROs in the Schools, Limit Calls to Police for Support
     While no vote was taken, it appeared that many Board members favored eliminating the practice of using Police Department School Resource Officers (SROs) in the schools and significantly limiting the occasions on which police officers would be called into the schools.
Aldermen Opt for Lease Over Sale to Harley Clarke's Next Occupant
     Mayor Hagerty suggested that an addendum be added to the proposal that articulated the many uses for the building that were raised in recent community meetings sponsored by citizens groups.
Court Sentences Woodson in Dajae Coleman Killing
     Dajae, then 14, was shot as he walked with friends in the 1500 block of Church Street at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Sept. 22. Mr. Woodson then lived in the 1600 block of Ashland Avenue, a short distance from where the shooting occurred. Police arrested him within a few weeks of the shooting.
Aldermen Add New Rules to Control 'Disruptive' Speakers
     “... the tenor and the tone have changed over the years, and I think at different times we have had this issue where we had someone who has been disruptive or disturbing, and the mayor has not had a tool to use ..."
Office Building for Library Lot Back on the Table
     Aldermen Eleanor Revelle said, “Alderman [Tom] Suffredin and I had a very good conversation with some of the stakeholders. I’m encouraged by what we heard, the way things are moving.”
State Budget and Pensions Town Hall on April 16
     Sponsored by State legislators and the Evanston Public Library at the Community Room of the Library.

Judge Denies City's Motion for Preliminary Injunction in James Park Litigation
On April 9, United States District Court Judge John Z. Lee filed a 45 page written opinion in which he denied the City of Evanston’s motion for a preliminary injunction against Northern Illinois Gas Company and Commonwealth Edison Company in the James Park litigation. To date the amount spent by the City on investigation and testing, expert fees and legal fees is $8,148,237.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

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City News
• Study Casts Light on Needed Street Lighting Changes
• Court Sentences Woodson in Dajae Coleman Killing
• Aldermen Opt for Lease Over Sale to Harley Clarke's Next Occupant
• Office Building for Library Lot Back on the Table
• Aldermen Add New Rules to Control 'Disruptive' Speakers
• Community Conversations on Chicago Avenue Redevelopment Begin
• 2019 Food and Yard Waste Collections
• Coyne Looks Like Winner Of Ridgeville Park District Seat
• Fire Department, AMITA Health Launch Community Health Outreach Initiative
• The Federal Housing Administration's Role in Segregating and Cutting Off Mortgage Financing for Black Families in Chicago, 1934-1960

• The Traffic Guy hears ...
• Hooked on Fishing: April Snow Showers Are No Good For Fishing

• District 65 School Board Appears Ready to End Use of SROs in the Schools, Limit Calls to Police for Support
• ETHS Board Approves Agreement for School Resource Officers
• District 65 Dedicates Community Welcome Center
• Post-Secondary Counselor at ETHS
• District 65 10-Second Film Festival
• ETHS Mock Trial Team Places Third in ISBA Invitational
• ETHS 10th Grader Wins Debate Junior Varsity Championship
• ETHS Scholastic Bowl Team Qualifies for National Competiton
• MAP Normative Data Shows Significantly Higher Achievement Levels for CPS Students than NAEP or PARCC
• 'Beautiful Synergy' of Family Action Network and ETHS

• Primary May Be Held for the Offices of Mayor and Fifth Ward Alderman
• Gary Gaspard, Candidate for Mayor
• First Ward Alderman Candidates, Profiles
• Amidst Confusion, Candidates Rush to File Nominating Petitions

• ETHS Girls Soccer Team Opens Season Strong
• YWCA Flying Fish Team Takes Sixth at National Invitational
• Local Soccer Coaches Finalists for National Awards
• ETHS Girls Have Big Wins Over Loyola and Niles West
• ETHS Girls Find Another Way to Win in Tourney Opener
• Garron, Wilburn Earn Repeat Trips to State Track Finals

Art & Life
• Author and Yale Professor Jason Stanley Speaks About Fascism at Levy Center
• Spring! Wood Ducks Have Returned to Perkins Woods
• Lynne Jordan and Her Band Send Shivers Through Levy Center Crowd
• Arts Therapy Program Applies Unique Approach to Help Thousands of People
• What Evanston Won't Read
• Big Table Studio Sets the Table for the Muse
• Lincolnwood Garden Club of Evanston Turns 90
• Experiences of Poverty Leave a Mark on 10% of the Genes in the Genome
• Local SASI Becomes Argentium Care
• Lincoln Beneath a A Newer Lens

• Editorial: In Our View, Imposing Special Use Requirements on Residential Care Homes Would Violate Federal Civil Rights Laws
• Room for a View: Sexuality and Religious Life
• Room for a View: An Easter Parade
• Room for a View: Always Remembered
• More Room: A Library Story

On April 3, Erie Evanston/Skokie Health Center hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil a new expansion of the health center at 1285 Hartrey Ave. The 8,500-square-foot expansion doubles Erie’s capacity to serve patients

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