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September 18, 2018


Editorial: Where
By now most everyone knows where and when the services for Lorraine Morton, beloved former teacher and principal at School District 65, former Fifth Ward Alderman and former Mayor of Evanston will be held: Visitation from 3 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 21 at First Church of God Christians Life, 1524 Simpson St. The funeral service begins at 11 a.m. in Alice Millar Chapel, 1870 Sheridan Road.
Friday, September 14, 2018
Mayor Stephen Hagerty's 9/11 Speech at Fireman's Park
Mayor Stephen Hagerty Spoke at the 9/11 Memorial Service in Fireman's Park this morning, Sept. 11, 2018. His speech is below.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
More Room: The Maltese Question
It raises the question: Do we have the free will we assume we do to change the course of our lives? Or are we forever bound up by genetics and custom to follow the same path day after day?
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Room for a View: People In and Out
Thank goodness the Craigslist event turned out okay.  I even got rid of things that attendees simply picked up and asked, “May I have this?”
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Room for a View: A Perspective
This is written not in bitterness but with a sadness that a basic failing in our formation has led to this current tragedy. 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Editorial: Re: Community Strife: Hey, What About Us?
The odd thing may be this: We’re on both sides, on neither side, on your side. This is the job we signed up for, and we are for the most part excited and grateful to witness the messiness of democracy.
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Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Editorial: Icon or Eyesore? Transparency and Honest Conversation Needed
The City purchased the property in 1963 and leased it to the Evanston Art Center. Neither the City nor the Art Center took the trouble to maintain this asset, however, and now it remains along the dunes of Lighthouse Beach, to some an icon, to others, an eyesore.
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Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Room for a View: 'Forever and Ever ...'
It will be a while before I can think of Aretha’s passing without getting a bit teary. Her physical presence will be missed, but thank goodness her voice will be heard “forever and ever.”
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Room for a View: It's Only Baseball. Or Is It More?
I was one of them a long time ago. As a kid playing baseball I often imagined myself as mightier than Casey – up at bat in the bottom of the ninth, our team down by three. The bases loaded two outs, three balls and two strikes and I dig in, waiting for the next pitch. The fans are roaring, “Hit it, ya bum!” and “Strike him out” while I stare the pitcher down. The tension builds, then the windup, the pitch, and ...
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
More Room: Remembering The '68 Democratic Convention
Next week marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Democratic Convention, held in Chicago at the International Amphitheatre. I remember it well: I was there.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Working Together to Elevate Evanston
Evanston is fortunate to have a thriving, diverse business community, great schools filled with remarkable students, and a strong network of organizations committed to supporting their success.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Room for a View: The Nature of Relationships
Like everything else, relationships change over time. There’s a formula to them that is remarkably consistent.
Monday, July 9, 2018



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