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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.



Gallagher Way To Host Tree Lighting Ceremony, Toy Drive  Lakeview, IL Patch

CHICAGO — Gallagher Way will host a tree lighting ceremony and toy drive to kick off the holiday season on Nov. 26. People are welcome to gather for an ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



1327 - 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 ...



Chicago Public Schools enrollment by school for 2018-19  Chicago Tribune

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Chicago, Then and Now  The Weekly Standard

The big news out of Chicago, city of my birth and upbringing, is murder. According to a reliable website called HeyJackass!, during 2017, someone in Chicago ...



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,



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 ...



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 ...



SAT scores in Illinois: explore the data  Chicago Tribune

Unlike most of Illinois schools, Hersey High School in Arlington Heights scored an average 1202.3 on the SAT, one of only 14 high schools in the state that on ...



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 ...



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

Buying a kit stocked with the parts needed to assemble a firearm is as easy as ordering a toy train on Amazon. And not much tougher to put together.



2017-18 budgets: Search for your CPS school  Chicago Tribune

Of the 642 school budgets released by Chicago Public Schools this week, 336 are getting more money and 306 are getting less compared with last year.



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.



Lewis Manilow dies, helped found Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art  Chicago Sun-Times

Lewis "Lew" Manilow, a prominent Chicago developer, arts patron and Democratic fund-raiser who helped found the Museum of Contemporary Art, died ...



Deaths in Central Florida: 6/3  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.



North Shore Death Notices: Aug. 22 - Aug. 28  Patch.com

The following death notices were added to funeral homes serving the North Shore area in the past week. Those homes have provided obituaries for some of ...



Sharon Pollock, taught kindergartners in Wilmette, dies at 73  Chicago Tribune

Sharon Pollock taught kindergartners in an enrichment program at the Wilmette Community Nursery School for nearly 30 years. She was always open to new ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



William P. Myers  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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



The Firebirds Take the Field | Rivendell Theatre | Theater & Performance  Chicago Reader

When: Thursdays-Saturdays. Continues through May 27 2017. Price: $38, $28 students, seniors, and military rivendelltheatre.org. After 25 years away, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



146 - BOOKS Roxane Gay returns to Chicago to talk about 'Difficult Women' - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - BOOKS Roxane Gay returns to Chicago to talk about 'Difficult Women' Roxane Gay can do anything, Women and Children ...



Margery Mayer Voutsas, 1918-2014  Chicago Tribune

Margery Mayer Voutsas, a contralto who sang the lead role in "Carmen" 30 times, dies at 96.



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

The Illinois State Board of Education recently made public the results of the 2015 "5Essentials Survey," a compilation of responses from about 675,000 students ...



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.



Money Where His Mouth Is | Feature  Chicago Reader

Hot dogs, gambling, picking up trash—it was one hustle after another. Then Mike North found sports talk radio and made his big score.



New book explores history of Chicago's swankiest residence  Chicago Tribune

"999: A History of Chicago in Ten Stories" is written by former Leo Burnett CEO Rick Fizdale and details the history of one of Chicago's swankiest residences ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



4719 - Town hall focuses on bullying prevention - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - Town hall focuses on bullying prevention Bullying prevention was the topic of a presentation and town hall discussion at Senn ...



Change of Subject: Harold Ramis in 'Knocked Up'  Chicago Tribune

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Holocaust survivor, WWII concentration camp liberator to speak at Cantigny in Wheaton  Suburban Life Publications

Next week, two remarkable men will share their experiences during World War II. The First Division Museum at Cantigny Park in Wheaton, in cooperation with ...



7433 - 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.



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.



Outgoing president of Planned Parenthood speaks Saturday in Chicago about new book  nwitimes.com

How much time do you have?” Cecile Richards laughs when I ask how her mother, the late Ann Richards and the first woman governor of Texas, influenced her.



220 - 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 ...



7427 - 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 ...



6754 - 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 ...



'Two Trains Running': Set in a Pittsburgh diner on sidelines of history  Chicago Tribune

Although set in 1969 — the height of militant social action, you might think — August Wilson's "Two Trains Running" is actually a portrait of Pittsburgh folks stuck ...



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