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  • Evanston Residents Produces New Play at Victory Gardens
    Linda Karn, an Evanston resident, is producer of "The Adult in the Room" at Victory Gardens in Chicago.
  • Group Discusses Sunday Bus Service Cost Estimates
    Members of a City Committee are exploring the feasibility of adding Sunday bus service along the Dodge Avenue corridor, weighing different cost estimates for providing the service.
  • Juniors Ricardo Salinas and Valery Jean-Jacques both captured individual championships Saturday and led the Evanston wrestling team to a 5th place finish in the team standings at the Central Suburban League tournament held at Maine East High School.
  • Zev Grodzin didn’t set out to make history this season for the Evanston bowling team. But the Wildkit senior did just that Saturday at the Immaculate Conception Sectional tournament in Glendale Heights.

  • Next Tuesday’s game versus Loyola Academy will have sectional tournament seeding implications. Next Thursday’s game at Glenbrook South could determine the conference championship.

  • It wouldn’t be entirely accurate to say that the shooters from Evanston and New Trier’s basketball teams heated up in the second half of the rivalry showdown at Gates Gymnasium Friday night. More like warmed up than heated up, after the Wildkits led only 16-13 at halftime before pulling away for a 49-43 victory in front of a near capacity crowd

  • Brittanny Johnson couldn’t refrain from describing Friday’s 60-51 victory at New Trier as an “ugly” win. But the 3-point shooting of newly-eligible senior Tyler Mayne proved to be a thing of beauty for fans of the Evanston girls basketball team.

  • We expect the next round of snow to enter our area close to 9pm. It is still unclear just how much accumulation this may bring before it ends late morning/early afternoon tomorrow.  Models have a current range of 1 to 3 inches for Evanston.
  • Since 2015, John Bates, Curator of Birds at the Field Museum, has been the Cook County Forest Preserve Bird Monitor for Perkins Wood, Evanston’s one and only Cook County Forest Preserve. Mr. Bates tries to do two or more bird surveys there each month. 
  • ‘Part of the Solution’
    With affordable senior housing a big need, the City took a small step in that direction Jan. 21, approving developers’ plans to build a four-story addition, including 60 affordable units for older residents, on Howard Street.
  • Double Exposure: Officials’ Names Should Not Headline City Programs During Election Season: Alderman
    An alderman is urging colleagues to adopt a policy on whether events and programs in the City of Evanston should bear the name of elected officials.
  • The Best Fishing: BWCA, Boundary Waters Canoe Area (Be Ware of Chilean Assault)
    The area is under assault from a Chilean mining company that wants to begin sulfide-ore mining for copper in the Superior National Forest at the edge of the Boundary Waters, threatening to pollute the eco-system with heavy metals like arsenic and lead that are by-products of this type of mining.
  • Arturo Fuerte Selected as Finalist for Golden Apple Award
    Arturo Fuerte, a fourth/fifth grade teacher of music at Willard Elementary School was selected as one of the 30 finalists for the 2020 Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Golden Apple announced the selections yesterday.
  • EC2C’s Advocates for Action Announces Latest Round of Grants
    On Jan. 23, Evanston Cradle to Career’s Advocates for Action, in partnership with the Evanston Community Foundation, announced that 11 groups would be awarded Community Building Grants this year. About 100 people filled the meeting room at Gibbs Morrison Cultural Center where the announcements were made, and representatives of each group summarized how they planned to use the grants.
  • Unity Pre-School Day of Service
    Preschool students ages two through five honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by helping to make bagged lunches and decorating cards that were included with each lunch. The lunches were donated to Connections for the Homeless, at 2121 Dewey Ave.
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