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Skokie Public Library addition ready: reopens 1972-07-06 Skokie Public Library opens after remodeling The News, Thursday, July 6, 1972, p. 2 Skokie Public Library - Expansion and renovation,
School Dist. 68 board approves 2.8% pay hike 1972-07-06 District 68 Board approves 2.8% salary increase for teachers. The News, Thursday, July 6, 1972, p. 7 Public School District 68 - Board,
It's high time 1972-07-06 Comments on the problems involved in the central business district. The News, Thursday, July 6, 1972, p. 3 Skokie - City planning,
Art exhibit 1978-07-06 Artist, Amy Shenz-Kohler, will have an exhibit at the Library during July. The News, Thursday, July 6, 1978, p. 14 Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits, Shenz-Kohler, Amy
Skokie likes market plan: Board sends open air stalls through zoning 1978-07-06 Village Trustees approve Consumer Affairs Commission recommendation for a farmers' market. The News, Thursday, July 6, 1978, p. 3 Farmers markets, Skokie Consumer Affairs Commission, Skokie Board of Trustees, Skokie Farmers' Market
Open hearing on park plan 1978-07-06 Park District to hold public review of plans for redevelopment of Central and Emerson parks. The News, Thursday, July 6, 1978, p. 3 Central Park, Skokie Park District, Emerson Park
Skokie okays $7.4 million bond issue 1978-07-06 Village Trustees approved a $7,410,000 bond issue. Portion of revenues will be used for addition to and remodeling of village hall. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 1978, Sec. 1, p. 3 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Village Hall
NLRB files complaint against Meyer & Sons 1978-07-06 NLRB is charging Meyer & Sons with failure to bargain with the union. The News, Thursday, July 6, 1978, p. 6 Meyer & Sons, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Contract negotiations
It's high time 1978-07-06 Niles East High School had 83 seniors named as Illinois State Scholars. The News, Thursday, July 6, 1978, p. 5 Illinois State Scholars, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Student activities, Niles East High School
Reach goal for Westhi stadium light 1980-07-06 In two months Basrak Field at Niles West High School will have lights. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, July 6, 1980, Sec. 1, p. 1 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Buildings, Niles West High School
Rules battle reality as Skokie spawns 'cafe society 1980-07-06 Some restaurants are operating their outdoor facilities in violation of village regulations. One restaurant, Creole Kettle, was cited for operating an outdoor eating area. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, July 6, 1980, Sec. 1, p. 1 Creole Kettle, Business - Restaurants and caterers
Both sides waiting for Wells report 1989-07-06 The Wells Manufacturing Company is still trying to stop foul odors from emanating from foundry smokestacks. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 5 Wells Manufacturing Co., Environment, Pollution - Air
Skokie trustees approve budget, ambulance fee 1989-07-06 Skokie trustees approved the village's 1989-90 budget on July 3 and gave tentative approval to a series of new and increased fees, including a charge for ambulance service for non-residents. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1989, p. 8 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Skokie - Fees and fines
Skokie approves 8 percent tax hike 1989-07-06 The Skokie Village Board unanimously accepted an 8 percent tax increase, a 31 percent water-rate hike and other fund revenues proposals. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Taxation
Pigeon drop' nets $3,500 1989-07-06 The second Skokie "pigeon drop" victim in less than a month lost $3,500 to two women "con artists". The latest victim was a 40-year old woman. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 2 Crime and criminals - Fraud,
Skokie videomaker pays tribute to rebel James Dean 1989-07-06 Mary Ann Michna, a Skokie Public Library employee, won first place in the "real life" category of a Video Magazine Contest. The contest received over 400 applicants. The video Michna made was about James Dean's fans. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1989, p. 13 Video Magazine, Movies, Michna, Mary Ann, Skokie Public Library - Employees, Awards, prizes, etc., Competitions
Fire destroys charity's headquarters 1989-07-06 Arson is suspected in a July 1 fire that destroyed the Skokie office of the Tourette Syndrome Association. Damage is estimated at $25,000-$35,000. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Fires, Charities, Tourette Syndrome Association of Illinois, Crime and criminals - Arson
No Title 1989-07-06 Teachers in District 219 approved a contract extension on June 29 that will place some of their annual salaries more than $20,000 above the state average for teachers with similar experience and education. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Board, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Teachers and personnel, Contract negotiations
Raise snarls debate : Teachers seek Dist. 219 pact 1995-07-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Board, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Teachers and personnel, Contract negotiations
Skokie Youth 1995-07-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 7 Charles Equipment Royals, Hailpern, Joey, Sports - Baseball, Molina, Bob, Christmann Construction Cardinals, Wenger, Bob, Spitz, Dan, Joyce Brothers Storage and Van, Finkel, Etan
Nursing home plan killed off - again 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. 3 Housing - Senior housing, nursing homes, and assisted living, Zoning, Skokie Board of Trustees, Alden Management Services Inc., Croft, Manly
Witt leaving for Will County post 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. 7 Public School District 72 - Teachers and personnel, Vranas, John, Witt, Pam, Frankfort Community Consolidated School District
Boysen's double bags win 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. 75 Boysen, Josh, Kajmowicz, Larry, Niles West High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Evanston Township High School, Sports - Baseball, Gustafson, Garry, Public School District 202 - Athletics
Veto the boondoggle 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. 14 Government - Illinois, Editorial, Laws and regulations
Nuggets' offense explodes 1995-07-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 7 Breitzman, Lee, Sports - Baseball, Breitzman, Stan, Daly, Sean, Cohen, Shelly, Szukala, Jeff, Niles Nuggets, Postek, Andy, Fitzgerald, John
Niles battles back for consolidation title 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. 75 Sports - Baseball, Niles Braves, Palmer, Bill
Volunteers dig right in 1995-07-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Commonwealth Edison, Orchard Village, Volunteer work, Klein, Maryjane, Environment, Ameritech Illinois, Williams, Leslie
Alden suffers reversal 1995-07-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Hansen-Radler Realty Co., Housing - Senior housing, nursing homes, and assisted living, Skokie Board of Trustees, Alden Management Services Inc., Sander, Jean
Dist. 72 super to depart 1995-07-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 Public School District 72 - Teachers and personnel, Witt, Pam
Candy makes the big time 1995-07-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 5 Cardy, Mary, Candy, Mary, Cardy Graphic Design, Ltd., Business - Graphic design
Engaged 1995-07-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 5 McDonald, Jane, Klem, Joseph J., Engagements
The following may upset you 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. 14 Women, Crime and criminals - Prostitution, Grant, Hugh, Editorial
Beware of phone peepers 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. 15 Crime and criminals, Telephones, Editorial
Teachers' union offers contract proposal 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. 3 Alper, Sanford, Markavitch, Vickie, Niles Township Federation of Teachers, Mayfield, Frank, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Board, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Teachers and personnel, O'Keefe, Ray, Contract negotiations
O'Connell pleads in Skokie Federal Case 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. 4 Skokie Federal Savings and Loan Association, Crime and criminals - Fraud, Resolution Trust Corporation, Affiliated Banc Group, O'Connell, John R.
Old Orchard bus stop OK's 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. 4 PACE, Skokie Board of Trustees, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Transportation
Skokie gets public image consultant 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. 4 Advertising, signs and sign boards, Skokie Board of Trustees, Rigoni, Al
Sewer targeted for repair 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. 4 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD), Renovation and repair
Waiver sought in District 69 boundary gaffe 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. 5 Maier, Allan, Public School District 69 - Policies, Lang, Louis 'Lou'
Area BPW group names officers 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. 71 Skokie Valley Business and Professional Women's Club, Organizations and societies
Bank to install Jewel stores' ATMs 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. 72 Osco Drug, Bank of America Illinois, Business - Banks and banking, Jewel
Hodges helps Kozicki go the distance 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. 77 Kozicki, Jennifer, Hodges, Sherman, Sports - Running
Gullivers antique collection merits visit 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. B3 Art, Freeman, Nancy, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Gullivers, Freeman, Jerry
Indians' summer anything but a fall : No-show allows Demons to end futility 1995-07-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 7 Zonis, Peter, Boysen, Josh, McGovern, Brett, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Eastman, Eric, Evanston Township High School, Sports - Baseball, Brown, Steve, Parsill, Eric, Gustafson, Garry, Public School District 202 - Athletics, Heuer, Chris, Niles West High School
Parking problems : Skokie code inadequate, far below average 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. 15 Housing - Senior housing, nursing homes, and assisted living, Parking, Editorial
Time never stands still for local clock expert 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. 61 Business, Timepiece, Inc., The, Sedore, Nick
District 219 mascot issue brought to the forefront 2000-07-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Indo-Pak Club, Niles West High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Names, titles, etc., Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Policies, Heidenreich, Nick
Ramble has best year ever 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. D3 Munz, Rev. Theodore G., Fundraising and fundraisers, Loyola Academy Ramble, Loyola Academy
Skokie steps out for 4th 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 5 Drug Awareness Resistance Education (DARE), Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3854, Parades, South Shore Drill Team, Mayrenus, Linda, Holidays and celebrations - 4th of July, Jagman, Steve
Skokie firm key in human genome map 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 10 Gassel, Dr. Lorin, Science, Human Genome Project, Integrated DNA Technologies Inc., Business, O'Mahoney, Dr. Mike
All-Area Baseball 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 101 Chammo, Alex, Greenberg, Jesse, Carbonaro, Chris, Krynski, Jason, Sports - Baseball, Uhle, Chris, Pioneer Press Newspapers, Parsill, Adam, Awards, prizes, etc., Ottlinger, Dan
Village brass pay OK'd 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 12 Luke, Sylvia, Meyer, Barbara, Municipal employees, Rigoni, Al, Salaries
Purging patronage 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 16 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD), Schoenberg, Jeffrey, Peters, Connie, Editorial, Laws and regulations
D219 summer work light 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 18 Renovation and repair, Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Portable buildings removed 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 18 Thomas A. Edison School, Public School District 69 - Buildings
Man, dog join to sniff out arson 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 77 Animals, Kushner, Mitch, Crime and criminals - Arson
Career comes to end for Skokie resident 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 80 Scheck, Chuck, Municipal employees, Community development, Retirement
Big first inning carries Indians 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 97 Bhanpuri, Nasir, Parsill, Bob, Niles West High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Sports - Baseball, Houston, Rich, Kontos, George, Shedroff, Matt, Kolodziej, Sean
Braves' Stewart collects 750th Legion victory 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 98 Malalis, Christian, Greenberg, Jesse, Sports - Baseball, East, Justin, Northbrook Braves, Stewart, Mike
Niles West hires new AD, head swimming coaches 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 99 MacDonald, Keith, Sports - Swimming and diving, Niles West High School, Heuerman, Steve, Vander Jeugdt, Dan, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Teachers and personnel
Vikes finally collect first win 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 99 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Sports - Baseball, Niles North High School
Trio charged in burglary 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 6 Rakitski, Oleg, Goland, Oleg Gary, Safarov, Daniel, Crime and criminals - Burglaries
Skokie Wildcat travelers off and running in NSFPL 2000-07-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 9 Finnicum, Erin, Sports - Softball, Corrigan, Colleen, Dammrich, Ellen, Loach, Kim, Larsen, Nicki, Skokie Youth 14-Under Travelers, Stepniewski, Jamie, Schneider, Katie
Chicago alderman seeks use of suburban cabs for seniors 2000-07-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Taxi cabs, Moberg, John, Checker Taxi Association, Doherty, Brian, Aged, Laws and regulations
D219 schools could change team names 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 3 Niles West High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Romero, Vincent Sice, Names, titles, etc., Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Policies, Niles North High School, Heidenreich, Nick
Commission changes zoning 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 4 Zoning, Schools, Skokie Plan Commission, Deichstetter, Lori, Special schools and classes, Project ACHIEVE
District 68 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 23 Graduation, Public School District 68 - Student activities
Many residents say keep Harms House safe from harm 2000-07-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Alexander, Deborah, Nees, Michael, Skokie Park District, Smessaert, Ray, Perille, Donald, Henry Harms House, Historic buildings
Board delays vote on private parking lot 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 3 S and S Glass, Usman, Mohammed, Housing - Town houses, Construction, Business, Cardella, Mike, Parking, Armen's Cleaners
Loyola grad earns spot among country's elite 2000-07-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 10 Presidential Classroom Scholars Program, Gross, Steve, Loyola Academy - Awards, prizes, etc., Loyola Academy - Student activities
Kontos lifts Niles West to victory 2000-07-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 9 Tomoleoni, Joe, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Schedroff, Matt, Sports - Baseball, Houston, Rich, Toy, Bill, Kontos, George, Krier, Brian, Kolodziej, Sean, Niles West High School
Temple fund to aid Skokie 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 12 Temple Beth Israel Community Fund, Synagogues, Fundraising and fundraisers, Skokie Human Services Department, Rivenson, Meryl, Lorge, Michael
District 73 1/2 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 23 Kusar, Amy, Goldfarb, Rachel, Alden North Shore Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc., Davidson, Ari, Nissim, Ruthie, 2000 Promising Young Writers Program
Coulson honored at Niles North 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 96 Coulson, Bill, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Awards, prizes, etc., Niles North Wall of Honor, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Teachers and personnel
Meeting Notes 2006-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2006, p. 11 Evanston Golf Club, Brown's Chicken, Pitalis, Paul, Ordinances, Skokie - Board of Health, Skokie Human Relations Commission, Shah, Mike, Wenig, Barry, Skokie Cable Television Advisory Commission, Skokie Board of Trustees, Skokie Traffic Safety Commission, Kohn, Chuck, Madhiwala, Kirit, Easwaran, Ashok
Police win award for road patrol program 2006-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2006, p. 5 Illinois Traffic Challenge, Awards, prizes, etc., Skokie Police Department, Pechter, Michael
Junior Vikings capture second in MSL baseball 2006-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2006, p. 76 Chalem, Tyler, Hammond, Kyle, Mannette, Luke, Sklena, Brett, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Sports - Baseball, Schorn, Ryan, Sautel, Eddie, Garcia, Carlos, Kumar, Raj, Jouette, Nick, Kennedy, Tony, Granato, Michael, Niles North High School, Sklena, David, Rodriguez, Julio, Mid-Suburban Baseball League, Dixon, Billy
Physical education, health studied by District 68 team 2006-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2006, p. 9 Needlman, Randy, Devonshire Elementary School, McTague, Frances, Public School District 68 - Curriculum, Old Orchard Junior High School, Phillips, Barbara, Jane Stenson Elementary School, Highland Elementary School
Meyer succeeds Martin as Vikings' gym coach 2006-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2006, p. 78 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Niles North High School, Meyer, Rick, Sports - Gymnastics, Costello, Karl, Martin, Shawn
Skokie man dragged by car 2006-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2006, p. 5 Traffic accidents, Jackson, Anthony
Vardijan stops West's bleeding 2006-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2006, p. 74 Hohs, Brad, Vardijan, Dean, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Sports - Baseball, Dahm, Danny, Gustafson, Garry, Butler, Adam, Gibbs, Andy, Curran, Mike, Tountas, Nikko, Niles West High School, Kontos, Chris
Raises approved for village officials 2006-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2006, p. 11 Luke, Sylvia, Piper, Harry, Skokie Board of Trustees, Municipal employees, Dubrow, Herb, Salaries, Rigoni, Al, Hanley, J. Patrick
Retiring school librarian: Reading key to success 2006-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2006, p. 8 Public School District 72 - Teachers and personnel, Julian, Sandra, Fairview South School, Retirement
Edison School teacher now assistant principal 2006-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2006, p. 13 Public School District 69 - Teachers and personnel, Thomas A. Edison School, Stein, Bradley J.
Spartans' Schoenfeldt collects towering stats 2006-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2006, p. 79 Sports - Volleyball, Niles West High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Martorelli, Mikey, Theodorakakis, Frank, Niles North High School, Kilgallon, Colin, Pioneer Press North Stars
Haven for victims of violence 2006-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2006, p. 16 Creinin, Barbara, Charities, Domestic violence, National Council of Jewish Women
Engagements 2006-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2006, p. 18 Larson, Nicolas, Ptak, Corinne, Engagements
At what cost? 2017-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2017, p. 1 Erie Family Health Center, Valukas, Amy
Caldecott Medal winner visits Skokie 2017-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2017, p. 6 Skokie Public Library, Caldecott Medal, Steptoe, Javaka
Kathy Kornbluth, library volunteer 2017-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2017, p. 2 Volunteer work, Kornbluth, Kathy, Skokie Public Library