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Ald. Rainey Opposes Combining Levy and Chandler Managers

Residents and aldermen from Evanston’s Eighth and Ninth wards are against the planned elimination and consolidation of the Levy Senior Center’s recreation manager position. City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz, as part of his proposed budget for fiscal year 2018, is proposing to have one manager who oversees the Levy Senior Center and the Chandler-Newberger Center. He […]

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At Fire Ops 101, Officials and Media Reps Find Smoke Gets in Their Eyes

Elected officials and reporters from Evanston, Skokie, and Mount Prospect endured a hands-on firefighting and rescue training program from the Evanston and Skokie fire departments on Oct. 1. Fire Ops 101, hosted by 75 firefighters from the three suburbs, put the 18 officials and media representatives, all clad in fire-fighting gear,  through exercises in CPR […]

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Boltwood – the Restaurant, Not the School – Opens with Farm-to-Table Cuisine

John Kim’s newest Evanston business brings a local connection that many Evanston residents should recognize. On June 12, Mr. Kim along with Chicago chef and Evanston native Brian Huston, opened Boltwood, a restaurant that serves farm-to-table, eclectic American cuisine. Named for Henry Boltwood, the first principal of Evanston Township High School, the restaurant opened in […]

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Youngest Library Falcons Get Bands and Names, Wrigley and Tori

The Evanston Public Library’s main branch continued its tradition of hosting representatives from the Field Museum to band the peregrine falcons hatched there. A pair of Peregrine Falcons has nested at Evanston Public Library for the past 11 years. For the last nine, Nona, the mother, and Squawker, the father, have nested together. On June […]

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Nichols Students Honor Teacher’s Memory

Twenty-six eighth-grade students from Evanston’s Nichols Middle School visited Presence Saint Francis Hospital on May 28. The trip was a reward for raising money for the hospital’s Patient-and-Family-Centered Care Initiatives as part of the Nichols Has Heart Walk-a-thon, a yearly event in memory of Nichols teacher Sandy McDermott, who died of a heart attack in […]