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Courts slap, praise Skokie zone laws 1965-07-15 Court decisions on zoning case of Holiday Inn and gas stations are discussed. The News, Thursday, July 15, 1965, p. 15 Zoning, Courts
Board to control Nilehi: Gibbs 1971-07-15 Superintendent Gibbs insists the Board will control the schools during school year. The News, Thursday, July 15, 1971, p. 1 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Board, Gibbs, Wesley
Statement of receipts and disbursements for Skokie for the fiscal year ended April 30, 1971 1971-07-15 Statement of receipts and disbursements for Skokie for the fiscal year ended April 30, 1971. The News, Thursday, July 15, 1971, p. 14 Skokie - Budget and expenditures - Annual Financial Statement,
Niles Township remap called 'rope 1971-07-15 Proposed remapping plan of Niles Township in dispute. The News, Thursday, July 15, 1971, p. 2 Niles Township,
Time short to stop Nilehi strike 1976-07-15 Talks between District 219 Board and Niles Township Federation of Teachers have broken down. The News, Thursday, July 15, 1976, p. 8 Niles Township Federation of Teachers, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Board, Contract negotiations
Taj Mahal' gas station gets permit 1979-07-15 Village Board approves special permit to rebuild gas station at East Prairie and Golf as self-service facility. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, July 15, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Board of Trustees, Business - Automobile service stations and gas stations
Democrats won't endorse in 10th 1979-07-15 Democratic leaders will not endorse anyone in the primary for the 10th District Congressional seat. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, July 15, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Politics - Democratic Party, Elections
Tax confusion hits town again 1982-07-15 Many Skokie residents called the Village Finance Director to complain about this year's tax bills. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Taxation - Property tax,
Bookmobile celebration 1982-07-15 July 26-31 Skokie Public Library will be celebrating the first birthday of the bookmobile with special events at each bookmobile stop. The News, Thursday, July 15, 1982, p. 7 Skokie Public Library - Bookmobile service, Anniversaries and birthdays
Reading children's books 1982-07-15 A unique summer discussion series, "Adults Discuss Children's Books," is being held on Wednesday evenings, July 14 to August 11. Books for preschoolers to eighth graders will be discussed. The News, Thursday, July 15, 1982, p. 8 Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits,
Liston resigns 219 board 1982-07-15 District 219 board member Theres Liston resigned from the board. She will be relocating to Dallas, Texas. The News, Thursday, July 15, 1982, p. 3 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Board, Liston, Theres
Skokie budget tops $28 million 1982-07-15 After six meetings the Skokie Village Board adopted its 1982-83 budget. The total budget for this fiscal year is $28,048,822. The News, Thursday, July 15, 1982, p. 3 Skokie - Budget and expenditures,
Rasmussen named to council 1984-07-15 Dorothy Rasmussen, Assistant Librarian in charge of Adult Services at Skokie Public Library, was invited to serve on the Notable Books Council of the Reference and Adult Services Division of the American Library Association (ALA). Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, July 15, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 2 American Library Association Notable Books Council, Skokie Public Library - Employees, Rasmussen, Dorothy
Bell & Howell leaving; mall next? 1984-07-15 Bell & Howell will close its 42-year-old corporate headquarters in Lincolnwood next January and will transfer approximately 600 employees to Skokie and Evanston. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, July 15, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Bell & Howell Company, Business
Centre East OKs site near Hilton 1993-07-15 Centre East has agreed to purchase property just south of the North Shore Hilton. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Real estate, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
District 219 looking at phone upgrade 1993-07-15 District 219 plans to upgrade its phone system. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1993, p. 24 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Telephones
Character's to relive history on tour of Skokie graveyard 1993-07-15 Walks through St. Peter's Cemetery are set to begin. The walks will be led by guides in period costumes. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 5 Cemeteries, St. Peter's Catholic Church
Centre East OKs site near Hilton 1993-07-15 Centre East executive director Dorothy Litwin was ordered to be silent after some negative comments about property purchased for the new Centre East site. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Construction, Litwin, Dorothy
Centre East to buy Hilton Hotel site 1993-07-15 Centre East has agreed to purchase property just south of the North Shore Hilton. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1993, p. 3 Performing arts, Real estate, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Schechter needs $1.2 million for new school site 1993-07-15 Solomon Schechter Schools are attempting to raise $1.2 million to qualify for a loan to help buy new property. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1993, p. 19 Real estate, Fundraising and fundraisers, Solomon Schechter Day School
State Department awards fellowship to Skokie scholar 1993-07-15 Skokie resident Romulo Gallegos is one of three DePaul students to win a State Department fellowship. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 3 Scholarships and fellowships, Gallegos, Romulo
Dist. 219 leaders sort budget red, black ink 1993-07-15 The budget deficit for District 219 will be much lower in 1993-94. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Budget and expenditures, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Building costs boost record Oakton budget 1993-07-15 Oakton Community College has okayed a $66 million budget for 1993-94. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1993, p. 6 Oakton Community College - Budget and expenditures,
Off-campus parking ban eyed 1993-07-15 Niles West is considering allowing students to park off-campus. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1993, p. 6 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Policies, Parking
Assessor charges politics in budget cut 1993-07-15 Assessor Robert Hanrahan has charged that the 33 percent cut in the Niles Township Assessor's Office budget was politically motivated. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1993, p. 5 Niles Township - Budget and expenditures, Hanrahan, Robert
Legislator's survey puts budget on the line 1993-07-15 State Rep. Jeff Schoenberg has sent a survey to his constituents asking for solutions to the state's budget deficit. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1993, p. 18 Schoenberg, Jeffrey, Budget and expenditures, Government - Illinois, Surveys and studies
Bencal shines in all-star game 1993-07-15 Niles North graduate, Mike Bencal, was named MVP of the Chicago Sun-Times City-Suburban All-Star Baseball Game. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1993, p. 101 Bencal, Mike, Sports - Baseball, Chicago Sun-Times City-Suburban All-Star Baseball Game, Awards, prizes, etc.
Litwin hit with gag order 1993-07-15 Centre East executive director Dorothy Litwin was ordered to be silent after some negative comments about property purchased for the new Centre East site. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1993, p. 3 Performing arts, Construction, Litwin, Dorothy, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Schechter has two weeks to raise $1.2 million 1993-07-15 Solomon Schechter Schools are attempting to raise $1.2 million to qualify for a loan to help buy new property. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, Fundraising and fundraisers, Solomon Schechter Day School
Sears site mentioned for stores 1993-07-15 Property on Skokie Boulevard which is owned by Sears Roebuck may be sold for development as a shopping center. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Sears Roebuck & Company, Real estate, Business - Shopping centers
Student struggles against paralysis, medical bills 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. 20 Diseases, Fundraising and fundraisers, Zeutschel, Joanne, Degelmann, Chris
Dempster/Lehigh intersection to close for crossing repairs 1999-07-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Lehigh Avenue, Railroads, Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Byrdsong hailed as a man of love 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. 5 Byrdsong, Ricky, Foster, Rev. Lyle, Ryan, Patrick G., Death
Vikings on the rise 1999-07-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1999, Sec. 3, p. 1 Schill, Ryan, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Sports - Baseball, Niles North High School, Warnock, Alan, Brown, Garrett, Stepniewski, Joe
Suspected gun seller is free on bond 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. 7 Smith, Benjamin, Fiessinger, Donald R., Crime and criminals
Skokie Indians settle for second in Northbrook 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. 101 Niles West High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Sports - Baseball, Bradarich, Michael, Hendricks, Eddie, McCarthy, Michael
Skokie police arrest man in bookstore peeping incident 1999-07-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 3 Crime and criminals,
Area schools sign on new coaches for '99-00 year 1999-07-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1999, Sec. 3, p. 1 Genis, Dave, Stern, Mitch, Medland, Mark, Hulett, Mike, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Teachers and personnel, Sports, Wilson, Brad, Richards, Kevin, Bennett, Troy, Reade, Gary
North Shore Bandits 1999-07-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1999, Sec. 3, p. 2 Sports - Baseball, Gaynor, Mike, Mendoza, Isias, North Shore Bandits, Pauley, Joey
Vikes unable to capitalize on big win over New Trier 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. 100 Vitale, Peter, Chammo, Alex, Greenberg, Jesse, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Sports - Baseball, Niles North High School
Vikings finish unbeaten 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. 101 Sports - Soccer, Proban, Jeff, Jaimes, Roberto, Zarate, Carlos
Record-setting ball lands in Rojas' hands 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. 102 Sports - Soccer, Rojas, Paul, World Cup Tournament
Asian-Americans hope hate crimes will fade 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. 12 Crime and criminals - Hate crimes, Choi, InChul, Chai, Kew Sun, Lee, Keyong H., Korean-American Community Services, Ok, Rev. Young
Hate-filled web sites pose a threat: watchdog group 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. 12 Crime and criminals - Hate crimes, Hurh, Esther, Internet, Anti-Defamation League (ADL)
Schedule, cost changes on tap for health club 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. 13 Fitness First, Skokie Park District, Business - Fitness clubs, Weber Park
What's in a name? Greed 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. 14 Skokie Park District, Names, titles, etc., Parks, Editorial
Police: Landlord caught peeping 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. 3 Crime and criminals, Schuffert, Michael J.
Man shot in his own home 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. 3 Crime and criminals - Shootings,
Wizard world convention caters to comic book lovers 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. B3 Business - Retail, Wizard World, Windy City Comics, Books, Robles, Al, Conferences and conventions, Robles, Augie
Task force nears end of shootings probe 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. 6 Crime and criminals - Murder, Smith, Benjamin
Crash claims Skokie woman 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. 3 Traffic accidents, Shandler, Ethel, Gabi, Haim, Death
Tribe seeks top seed in postseason 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. 99 Kolodziej, Sean, Tomoleoni, Joe, Niles West High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Krynski, Jason, Sports - Baseball, Parsill, Adam
Indians enjoying the game, and winning 1999-07-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1999, Sec. 3, p. 1 Niles West High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Krynski, Jason, Sports - Baseball, Uhle, Chris, Rayan, Jimmy, Parsill, Adam, Ong, Jimmy, Kolodziej, Sean
Fairview trims $1 million from expansion plans 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. 19 Truner Construction, Renovation and repair, Public School District 72 - Buildings, O'Donnell, Wicklund, Pigozzi and Peterson, Public School District 72 - Budget and expenditures
Hard work, long hours pay off for Niles North 2004-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2004, p. 98 Meyers, Tommy, Deutsch, Mike, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Stepniewski, Jesse, Heller, Joey, Sports - Baseball, Miller, Patrick, Carro, Kevin, Balbin, Kevin, Tichy, Tony, Reeder, Michael, Endo, Michael, Niles North High School
Don't amend smoking ban 2004-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2004, p. 18 Ordinances, Skokie Board of Trustees, Village Inn, Smoking, Editorial, Miles, Randy
Village Board OKs auto facility upgrade 2004-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2004, p. 14 Luke, Paul, Zoning, Skokie Board of Trustees, Main Auto Service
Venturi returns to Regina roots as athletic director 2004-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2004, p. 100 Venturi-Veenema, Bridget, Regina Dominican High School - Athletics
Artistic observation 2004-07-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Public Library, Fairs and festivals, Skokie Art Fair, Art exhibitions
Merit Scholarship group names college recipients 2004-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2004, p. 5 National Merit Scholarship Program, Scholarships and fellowships, Boka, Jennifer, Keating, Nicole
Novel approach 2004-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2004, p. 83 Libraries, Skokie Public Library, Reading, Nordmeyer, Ricki, Barnett, Louise
Skokie woman gets eBay to ban yo-yo balls 2004-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2004, p. 3 Safety devices and measures, eBay, Lipin, Lisa, Games
Arie Crown honors retired principal 2004-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2004, p. 89 Shapiro, Rabbi Meir, Arie Crown Hebrew Day School - Management and organization, Retirement
New hires at Skokie Park District 2004-07-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 1 Bras, Carlos, Skokie Park District, Municipal employees, Armer, April
Skokie to consider smoking-ban amendment 2004-07-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 1 Ordinances, Skokie Board of Trustees, Illinois Coalition Against Tobacco (ICAT), Van Dusen, George, Village Inn, Smoking, Miles, Randy
Couple to celebrate 50th anniversary 2004-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2004, p. 93 Kwiecinski, Adam, Schmitt, Winifred, Anniversaries and birthdays
West Nile virus shows up here 2004-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2004, p. 3 North Shore Mosquito Abatement District, Illinois Department of Public Health, Diseases - West Nile virus, Emily Oaks Nature Center, Huckleberry, Lowell
Wedding 2004-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2004, p. 93 Kapadia, Reshma, Gardner, Timothy Paul, Weddings
Food drive, reception Saturday to help pantry 2010-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2010 , p. 11 Fundraising and fundraisers, Niles Township Open Pantry
ND's Chievous polishing game 2010-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2010 , p. 44 Notre Dame High School - Athletics, Sports - Basketball, Chievous, Quinton
Legion gets help from around CSL 2010-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2010 , p. 45 Sports - Baseball, Morton Grove Mustangs, Reichert, Tim, Fox, Clark, Toledo, Ed
Downtown merchants cut some slack on sign code 2010-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2010 , p. 5 Advertising, signs and sign boards, Ordinances, Skokie Board of Trustees, Peyer, Peter, Independent Merchants of Downtown Skokie, Lorge, Michael, Miles, Randy
Skokie remains home to pageant producers 2010-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2010 , p. 6 Miss International, International Pageants, Inc., Beauty pageants, Miss Teen International
New District 69 superintendent sees busy first year 2010-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2010 , p. 7 Cull, Kenneth, Public School District 69 - Management and organization, Shepherd, Quintin
Kontos clinging to major-league dreams: Niles West grad back from elbow surgery 2010-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2010 , p. 46 Sports - Baseball, Kontos, George
CTA station, bike path projects move forward 2010-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2010 , p. 10 Aleksic, Michael, Slankard, Max, Skokie Swift, Skokie Board of Trustees, Sports - Cycling, Transportation, Sports - Walking, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie art scenes 2010-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2010 , p. 10 Fairs and festivals, Skokie Art Fair
Economy impacts non-union raises 2010-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2010 , p. 10 O'Neil, Sue, Needlman, Randy, Hawley, Robyn, Devonshire Elementary School, McTague, Frances, Gordon, Leslie, Phillips, Barbara, Jane Stenson Elementary School, Highland Elementary School, Salaries, McBridge, Jan, Millard, Beth, Public School District 68 - Teachers and personnel, McElligott, Rob
Hawks' ace Muck thinking bigger 2010-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2010 , p. 43 Loyola Academy - Athletics, Notre Dame High School - Athletics, Hagman, Eric, Sports - Baseball, Bungum, Sam, Pioneer Press North Stars
Skokie takes action to make parks safer 2010-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2010 , p. 5 Crime prevention, Skokie Park District, Schneiderman, Mark, Scarpelli, Anthony, Skokie Police Department, Nixle Program
Large new yoga facility opens 2010-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2010 , p. 11 CorePower Yoga, Business, Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard
Specialty school proposed for east side of Skokie 2010-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2010 , p. 12 Keshet Transition Program, Zoning, Skokie Plan Commission