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Jean H. McAndrew  wrcitytimes.com

Beloved Mom, wife, Grandma and Great Grandma, Jean (92) was born on February 19, 1927, in St. Paul, MN. She was the first child of Donald H. Wolfer and ...



Senn High School's Big Transformation: 'What's Happening Here is Real'  DNAinfo

Since Susan Lofton became principal in 2010, the Edgewater school has become a top-rated school for CPS.



Residents learn about plan to open Rickover Naval Academy at former Luther North  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. The Chicago Public Schools' Rickover Naval Academy, which is opening this September inside the former Luther North High School, may ...



Rickover Naval Academy to open at Luther North  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. The Rickover Naval Academy, which is opening in September inside the former Luther North High School, may have a military theme, but the ...



City Club of Chicago: Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey  WGN Radio - Chicago

April 25, 2019 Jesse Sharkey - President - Chicago Teachers Union Jesse Sharkey Jesse Sharkey was appointed president of the 25000-member Chicago ...



Abbi Jacobson and Samantha Irby | Senn High School | Literary Events, Fall Arts  Chicago Reader

This will be, undoubtedly, the funniest literary event of the fall, featuring Broad City's Jacobson chatting about her new release, Carry This Book, with Irby, the ...



Chicago won't allow high school students to graduate without a plan for the future  The Washington Post

CHICAGO — To graduate from a public high school in Chicago, students will soon have to meet a new and unusual requirement: They must show that they've ...



CPS seeks to relocate Rickover Naval Academy to former Luther North HS in Portage Park  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. The former Luther High School North in Portage Park could become the new home for the Chicago Public Schools' Rickover Naval Academy ...



Noted architect Stanley Tigerman dies at 88  Crain's Chicago Business

Stanley Tigerman, a noted Chicago architect whose career spanned more than 60 years and whose buildings included the playful and the compassionate, died ...



Chicago homebuilder Marvin Jacobs dies  Crain's Chicago Business

Marvin Jacobs, a prolific North Shore home developer, Jan. 26 at his Northbrook home, according to his son Keith. He was 95. After World War II Jacobs ...



1477 - ELECTIONS 2019, Alderman, 48th Ward. David Earl Williams III challenges incumbent - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

by Angelique Smith 2019-02-12. David Earl Williams III. David Earl Williams III was born in Evanston and grew up in Uptown, attending Senn High School in the ...



Marvin Jacobs, north suburban home builder, dies at 95  Chicago Tribune

Marvin Jacobs joined a homebuilding firm started by his father and watched it flourish during the post World War II decades. Jacobs has died at 95.



'Fix Your Kicks' At Senn Grad's New Cobbler Shop (His 3rd) In Edgewater  DNAinfo

EDGEWATER — After opening his first shoe repair shop at age 19 just last year, Fix Your Kicks owner Joshua Marin has returned to the neighborhood where he ...



Chicago teen fatally shot near Evanston border 'was just trying to make it big'  Daily Northwestern

Whether it was sports or rap, Keno Glass was always looking for his ticket out of Chicago. The 16-year-old boy did not fear a specific threat in the city, but in the ...



CPS enrollment by school for 2018-19: Look up your school  Chicago Tribune

Look up how enrollment at each Chicago public school has changed from 2017-18 to 2018-19.



Lake Villa student scholarship for teaching math  Chicago Daily Herald

Every October, the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics awards up to five $1500 scholarship awards to college juniors or seniors intending to teach ...



Schools to get improvements  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. Outdoor sports facilities for Taft and Schurz high schools and a new Belmont-Cragin elementary school are among the capital projects that ...



Best of 2018: New voices on nuclear weapons, climate change, and more  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Young people had something to say in 2018. Here are a few of the year's best “Voices of Tomorrow” essays on nuclear weapons and other existential threats to ...



Schakowsky Honors Niles North, ETHS, New Trier Student Artists  Skokie, IL Patch

Artists From Niles North, ETHS, New Trier Awarded - Skokie, IL - The first, second and third place winners of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for Illinois' ...



Lewis Manilow, philanthropist who played key roles with MCA, Loop theater district, dies at 90  Chicago Tribune

Lewis Manilow brought his energy and enthusiasm to an array of civic and cultural institutions in Chicago, including the Museum of Contemporary Art, which he ...



JUF News | Ten students picked for JUF Israel Experience Scholarships  Jewish United Fund

Ten outstanding Chicago-area students are receiving 2018 Israel Experience Merit Scholarships from JUF as they prepare for a variety of extended programs in ...



Ban on Carrying a Gun within 1000 ft of Schools Struck Down in Illinois  AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

Dan Svoboda, a teacher at Senn High School, saw Green outside the van that was parked across from the school in his security guard uniform with the gun on ...



Comcast NBCUniversal Awards nearly $175K in Scholarships to High School Seniors  NBC Chicago

Comcast announced that it has awarded $1000 “Leaders and Achievers Scholarships” to 174 graduating high school seniors in its Greater Chicago Region ...



'Ghost guns' need to go in Illinois — and everywhere: Sun-Times editorial  Chicago Sun-Times

“Ghost guns” are a product of a loophole that allows criminals to get guns without background checks or a firearm owner's identification card. A bill aiming to ...



Chicago Filmmakers and the Ridge Firehouse: A match made in heaven  Chicago Reader

This October, Chicago Filmmakers—which screens independent cinema and offers filmmaking classes on the north side—will open the doors of its new location ...



Inside Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers First Chicago Location Near Loyola  Eater Chicago

Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers is opening the first of perhaps a bundle of Chicago locations on Tuesday in Rogers Park, just north of the CTA's Red Line ...



Moody's Pub founder John Moody Kahoun, dead at 84, built a life on burgers, beer  Chicago Sun-Times

John Moody Kahoun, dead at 84, built a career on cold beer and *fresh*, never-frozen burgers at Moody's Pub, which he opened in Edgewater in 1969.



Illinois Court Strikes Down Ban on Carrying Guns Within 1000 Feet of School, But Is Apparently Open to Narrower Bans  Reason

From People v. Green, decided Thursday by the Illinois Appellate Court: On November 20, 2012, around 3:15 p.m., Dan Svoboda, a teacher at Senn High ...



Ask Geoffrey: Why Did Norwood Park Nix the Grid?  Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Navigating the Norwood Park neighborhood can be gnarly. Geoffrey Baer is here with all the twists and turns in this Northwest Side enclave's history in this ...



District 214's Sandlund remembered as 'progressive' leader, 'music man'  Chicago Daily Herald

Howard Sandlund's career with Northwest Suburban High School District 214 began in 1964 and included serving as the band director at Prospect High School ...



Were Chicago's Public Schools Ever Good?  WBEZ

We start an era-by-era search for the district's 'golden age' and wonder: Could it be right now?



Chicago construction leader Frank H. 'Bud' Paschen dies at 80  Chicago Sun-Times

Bud Paschen's funeral is at a church he constructed, and his final ride to the cemetery will be on a road rebuilt by his contracting company.



Best places in Chicago and its suburbs to buy a home  Crain's Chicago Business

There's more to the game than price. Crain's sorted data on crime, schools, commutes and more to pick the 18 spots in Chicago and its suburbs that look like the ...



Tenino High School Football receives Riddell 2016 Smarter Football Grant  KING5.com

Today, Riddell announced its winners for the 2016 Smarter Football Grant. Tenino High School (Tenino, WA) is one of this years recipients of a $10000 Riddell ...



Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois names Class of 2017  Chicago Daily Herald

Golden Apple announces the induction of the 2017 class of the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois program, a group of 234 young people who have chosen to ...



Qaw'mane Wilson, aka Young QC, Lived Life of Luxury After Mom's Murder  DNAinfo

Authorities allege the local entertainer admitted to planning his mother's death for financial gain.



Richard Cotovsky's life on the fringe, rewarded | On Culture  Chicago Reader

After four decades in Chicago theater, the artistic director of Mary-Arrchie gets a special nod from the Jeff Awards.



Deaths in Central Florida: 6/3  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. David H. Carls MSgt David H. Carls. USAF Ret.



Alias Grace | Rivendell Theatre | Theater & Performance  Chicago Reader

Margaret Atwood's unimaginative, heavy-handed 1996 novel, which uses the lurid 1843 murder conviction of 16-year-old domestic servant Grace Marks to draw ...



JUF News | 'Sylvia' cartoonist Nicole Hollander recalls her formative years in graphic memoir  Jewish United Fund

Sassy, brassy, irreverent, and sardonic, Sylvia—of Nicole Hollander's eponymous comic strip—was a must-read in up to 80 American papers during the ...



Chicago-area schools are ranked by students and teachers using 5Essentials survey.  Chicago Tribune

Chicago-area schools are ranked by students and teachers using 5Essentials survey.



DCFS worker, supervisor removed from casework after AJ Freund, 5, found dead  Chicago Sun-Times

The head of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services said Friday that two workers who oversaw a case involving Andrew “AJ” Freund — the ...



Passing of Chicago Gossip Columnist Ann Gerber Marks End of Era  Patch.com

Chicago, IL - For ever 65 years, gossip columnist Ann Gerber dished out juicy dirt on celebrities and Chicago's movers and shakers.



Another Gacy victim identified through DNA evidence  Chicago Daily Herald

Renewed efforts to find names for eight unknown victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy have identified one as William "Bill" George Bundy, a Chicago resident ...



William P. Myers | Obituaries  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN – William Patrick "Bill" Myers, 86, of Champaign died at 7 p.m. Friday (Sept. 30, 2016) at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Bill Myers was born ...



Andersonville Midsommarfest kicks off Chicago's festival season this weekend  ChicagoPride.com

Midsommarfest returns to Andersonville for its 53rd year this weekend, bringing with it two days and three nights of music and shopping, food and drink to help ...



Money Where His Mouth Is | Feature  Chicago Reader

"I went to see my buddy who worked at the Jewel food store on Norwood and Clark," North says. "I walked in there and I see this beautiful Italian girl at the ...



Chicago Public School grads ready for college  Northwestern University NewsCenter

Three years after they were chosen from non-selective enrollment high schools as Northwestern Academy for Chicago Public Schools' inaugural cohort, 48 CPS ...



P.A announcer Gene Honda the busiest man in Chicago sports  Chicago Daily Herald

When he journeyed to the University of Illinois in the early 1970s, Gene Honda thought he was going to be an Engineer. More than 40 years later, Honda is ...



Penn Dutchman Antiques Closing After 40 Years, Everything Must Go  DNAinfo

Penn Dutchman Antiques is closing Dec. 1 and holding a liquidation sale Friday-Sunday.



Harold Ramis Dead At Age 69  CBS2 Chicago

Updated 02/24/14 – 2:35 p.m.. CHICAGO (CBS) — Legendary Chicago comedian, screenwriter and director Harold Ramis — who gave us such iconic films as ...



Cal in Camo | Rivendell Theatre | Theater & Performance  Chicago Reader

When: First Thursday-Saturday of every month. Continues through Feb. 17 2018. Price: $38, $28 students, seniors, and military. She sits in her kitchen ...



20 Reasons Aleksandar Hemon Will Never Leave Chicago  Chicagomag.com

In an excerpt from his new book (due out March 19), the Bosnian refugee turned literary star lists what he loves about his adopted hometown.



Chicagoisms; Foster Parents Wanted; Round ups  Gazette Chicago

By William S. Bike. CHICAGOISMS Chicagoisms is an exhibition of 120 photographs and nine models reflecting Chicago's contributions to the development of ...



With a little Grace, Javy gets his ring  ESPN

CHICAGO -- The story of how Javier Baez got his World Series ring begins long before he was a Chicago Cub or had ever set foot on the shores of the ...



Illinois beats Western Illinois but loses QB AJ Bush  Chicago Sun-Times

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois beat Western Illinois 34-14 Saturday, but the victory came with a price. Illinois quarterback AJ Bush injured his left leg in the first quarter ...



7483 - A Gay in the Life: Elementary school music teacher Bill Marsland - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - A Gay in the Life: Elementary school music teacher Bill Marsland Bill Marsland has, on numerous occasions, been called.



2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...



326 - Rivendell sets cast for LGBT play The Cake by Bekah Brunstetter - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - Rivendell sets cast for LGBT play The Cake by Bekah Brunstetter Chicago, IL—Rivendell Theatre Ensemble ( RTE ), Chicago's ...



Man dead in Bloomingdale motorcycle crash  Chicago Sun-Times

At 6:15 p.m., a vehicle collided with a motorcycle on Army Trail Road near 84th Court, according to the DuPage County sheriff's office.



Illinois Issues: Rewriting The Rule Book  NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS

A law going into effect next month will ban zero-tolerance policies in schools and turn suspension and expulsion into disciplinary options of last resort. Districts ...



Man charged with biting off part of man's ear in front of Art Institute  Chicago Sun-Times

Donnell Young, 53, was charged with two felony counts of aggravated battery in the 6:45 a.m. attack in the Loop, according to Chicago Police.



Scottie Pippen: Phil Jackson could win NBA title if he was still coaching Lakers  Chicago Sun-Times

If there's any person who can save the Lakers this season, Scottie Pippen believes it's 11-time NBA champion coach Phil Jackson.



7529 - The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus: A history lesson - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus: A history lesson Toward the end of 1982, Mitch Laks noticed posters on the lamp posts near ...



6805 - Pansexual woman's journey empowers her to help others - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - Pansexual woman's journey empowers her to help others In 2013, when 24-year-old pansexual woman Keyshia Lay Morris ...



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