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Resurrection Health Care Named One of Best Places to Work

Last year Resurrection Health Care was named one of the 20 Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine. This year, said public relations director Margo Schaefer, they hope to win the recognition again. The national award recognized Resurrection’s hospitals, nursing homes, retirement communities, home health services, behavioral health programs and other services […]

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Rotary International Aims at LEED Certification and Sustainability

It might sound less than flattering to be crowned winner of an ugly mug contest, but Norah Webster, a program development specialist at Rotary International, 1560 Sherman Ave., welcomed the opportunity to clear a garish, Florida-themed ceramic coffee cup from the back of her kitchen cabinet. “I have no idea where it came from,” said […]

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Rushing Spring

Seven-year-old Laurel O’Hare is the proud proprietor of a lemonade stand she ran last Sunday in front of her house on Noyes St. The lemonade was selling for the retro price of 25¢ a glass, and Laurel raised $7. The stand is a way to “raise money so other children don’t get cancer,” she explained. […]

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School District 65 Candidates Share Views on Preparing Students for High School and the Importance of Diversity

At a March 14 forum sponsored by the Evanston Chapter of the NAACP, candidates for the District 65 School Board shared their views on what they would do to ensure students are prepared for high school and what price they would pay for diversity in the District’s schools. Five candidates are vying for four open […]

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System of Supports at ETHS Has Growing Pains

In its third year of implementation, System of Supports (SOS), the school-wide initiative at Evanston Township High School aimed at improving academic achievement for all students, is experiencing some growing pains, administrators told the District 202 School Board on March 23. “We’re in the terrible twos,” said Assistant Superintendent/Principal Marilyn Madden. AM Support Attendance The […]

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The Traffic Guy

… that last week someone allegedly stole a private medical car (ambulance) in Rogers Park and headed north. He knocked into a car on Chicago Avenue south of Main Street, then plowed through the intersection at Dempster, taking about five other vehicles into the crash. A few people were hurt but police said last week […]