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Evanston Obituary: Irfan “Irv” Badr, 54 - Evanston, IL Patch - Patch.com

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:58

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Evanston Obituary: Irfan “Irv” Badr, 54 - Evanston, IL Patch
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Evanston, IL - The "brilliant, talented, dedicated" Badr was an engineer and professor who was part of the IBM Watson team.

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'Chicken lady' farms in Rogers Park, despite neighbors' gripes - Chicago Tribune

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 08:23

Chicago Tribune

'Chicken lady' farms in Rogers Park, despite neighbors' gripes
Chicago Tribune
Mo Cahill, owner of the urban farm Moah's Ark, has raised chickens for over four years in the Rogers Park neighborhood. Though many in the neighborhood have responded positively to her operation, due to noise complaints from several other neighbors, Mo ...

Boxing gym provides unique form of exercise to Evanston - Daily Northwestern

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 08:00

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Boxing gym provides unique form of exercise to Evanston
Daily Northwestern
Customers work out with punching bags at TITLE Boxing Club. The club, which opened in Evanston in April, is now seeking to engage more with the Northwestern student body. Ryan Wangman, Summer Managing Editor June 19, 2017. Share on Facebook.

Skokie natives recall 1977 neo-Nazi march - Chicago Daily Herald

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 05:34

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Skokie natives recall 1977 neo-Nazi march
Chicago Daily Herald
Forty years ago, Anita Silvert and James Sherman were young college graduates watching as their hometown of Skokie made international headlines. This summer, they're reliving those memories as they play pivotal roles in the upcoming Evanston revival of ...

Cops recover gun from stolen car - Evanston Now

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 20:53

Evanston Now

Cops recover gun from stolen car
Evanston Now
Evanston police say a stolen BMW riding on a shredded tire crashed into a parked car early this morning in the 1300 block of Mulford Street. Police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan says officers had spotted the car moments earlier at Main and Asbury and were ...

Evanston to provide free breakfast, lunch for kids over summer break - Chicago Tribune

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 20:24

Chicago Tribune

Evanston to provide free breakfast, lunch for kids over summer break
Chicago Tribune
In this August 2015 file photo, an Evanston second-grader, receives breakfast at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center in Evanston as part of the city's free breakfast and cold lunch program that runs during the summer break. This year, kids to age ...

Developer sees rising rents, growing demand - Evanston Now

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 15:41

Evanston Now

Developer sees rising rents, growing demand
Evanston Now
The developers of the proposed 16-story rental apartment building on Sherman Avenue say they see strong demand for new high-end rental housing in Evanston. Albion Residential, as part of its planned development application to the city, provided data ...

The top 10 places to get ice cream in Evanston - Inside NU

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 08:02

Inside NU

The top 10 places to get ice cream in Evanston
Inside NU
My third-floor apartment doesn't have air conditioning, and it's been well over 90 degrees here in Evanston, Illinois. I've spent the last week wilting faster than Purdue football. To alleviate my pain, I have been eating a lot of ice cream ...

Retired Evanston fire chief dies - Evanston Now

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 20:05

Evanston Now

Retired Evanston fire chief dies
Evanston Now
Hicks was Evanston's first African-American firefighter, and Scott says he served the city with distinction from November 1950 until his retirement in May 1987. The department's training room was named for Hicks at a ceremony in 2015. Hicks is ...

The Daily Northwestern : Evanston police blotter: Des Plaines man ... - Daily Northwestern

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 19:16

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The Daily Northwestern : Evanston police blotter: Des Plaines man ...
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A Des Plaines resident was arrested Wednesday night in connection with aggravated battery after inappropriately touching a woman in south Evanston.
Cops: Man Brought Drugs, Punched Employee In Shoplifting ... - PatchPatch.com

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Nonprofit organization showcases artwork of residents with physical disabilities at gallery opening - Daily Northwestern

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 18:06

Daily Northwestern

Nonprofit organization showcases artwork of residents with physical disabilities at gallery opening
Daily Northwestern
OTR Residents view the artwork at the art gallery opening on Thursday. Although the gallery opened in 2014, this is the second time the gallery will feature artwork by OTR residents. Madeleine Fernando, Reporter June 16, 2017. Share on Facebook.

Billie Jean King tells graduates to 'give to life' in commencement speech - Daily Northwestern

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 16:10

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Billie Jean King tells graduates to 'give to life' in commencement speech
Daily Northwestern
Billie Jean King speaks at Northwestern commencement. King discussed gender equality and gave life advice to graduates. Colin Boyle/Daily Senior Staffer. Colin Boyle/Daily Senior Staffer. Billie Jean King speaks at Northwestern commencement.
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18th Annual Ricky Byrdson Race Against Hate Takes Place This Weekend - CBS Chicago

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 14:21

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18th Annual Ricky Byrdson Race Against Hate Takes Place This Weekend
CBS Chicago
CHICAGO (CBS) — Organizers of this weekend's “Ricky Byrdson Race Against Hate” in Evanston said this year, possibly more than ever, their event is needed. The Ricky Byrdsong Race Against Hate began 18-years ago by the family of Ricky Byrdsong, the ...

Pickpocket scores with snoozing victim - Evanston Now

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 14:01

Pickpocket scores with snoozing victim
Evanston Now
A customer who fell asleep at a McDonald's restaurant awoke to find $35 missing from his pocket. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police. Battery. 2047 Darrow. Ebony L. Addison, 30, of 2023 Ashland Ave., was arrested ...

Piven Theatre Workshop marks 45 years stage arts training - Chicago Tribune

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 11:57

Chicago Tribune

Piven Theatre Workshop marks 45 years stage arts training
Chicago Tribune
Richard Label of Winnetka, from left, evening emcee, Ed Asner of Glendale, Calif., actor/former president of the Screen Actors Guild, Glo Rolighed of Winnetka, president board of directors, Brenda Robinson, board member, and Jeanette Hobson, both of ...

Arts therapy group flooded out by storm - Evanston Now

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 09:37

Evanston Now

Arts therapy group flooded out by storm
Evanston Now
The Evanston-based Institute for Therapy through the Arts reports it was flooded out of its offices at 1702 Sherman Ave. during Wednesday evening's severe thunderstorm. Executive Director Jenni Rook says it appears many of the organization's musical ...

Albion submits plans for project on Sherman - Evanston Now

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 05:54

Evanston Now

Albion submits plans for project on Sherman
Evanston Now
A new rendering of the planned building on the west side of Sherman across from the Holiday Inn. Albion Residential submitted formal plans to the city this week for its proposed 16-story rental residential development on Sherman Avenue in downtown ...

Blotter: Chicago man arrested in connection with aggravated battery of a police officer - Daily Northwestern

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 20:46

Blotter: Chicago man arrested in connection with aggravated battery of a police officer
Daily Northwestern
Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like. Close. Close Modal Window. Email This Story. Send email to this address. Enter Your Name Add a comment here. Verification Send Email Cancel. A Chicago man was arrested ...

City: Cleanup to continue into next week - Evanston Now

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 17:14

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City: Cleanup to continue into next week
Evanston Now
That microburst that hit Evanston Wednesday afternoon packed such a wallop that city crews expect to work through the middle of next week to clean it all up. The city expects to have all the streets cleared by the end of the day today and will work on ...

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