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Schmidt heads goals study 1965-08-19 Herman Schmidt named chairman of Skokie Community Goals Commission. The News, Thursday, August 19, 1965, p. 1 Skokie Community Goals Commission, Skokie - City planning, Schmidt, Herman
Park board gets an earful 1971-08-19 Skokie Park Board holds informational meeting on proposed referendum. The News, Thursday, August 19, 1971, p. 2 Skokie Park District - Board, Skokie Park District - Budget and expenditures
Skokie Hilton breaks ground 1971-08-19 Construction begins on Hilton Hotel at corner of Golf Road and Skokie Boulevard. The News, Thursday, August 19, 1971, p. 6 Business - Hotels and motels, Skokie Hilton Hotel
Skokie library borrower's fee 1976-08-19 Fee for non-residents library card to increase from $30 per year to $50 as of September 1st. The News, Thursday, August 19, 1976, p. 10 Skokie Public Library,
Pickets arm for teacher strike 1976-08-19 150 teachers picket the meeting of District 219 Board. The News, Thursday, August 19, 1976, p. 3 Niles Township Federation of Teachers, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Board, Contract negotiations
Nilehi 219 to sell bonds 1976-08-19 District 219 Board is preparing to sell bonds for the working cash fund. The News, Thursday, August 19, 1976, p. 3 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Bond issues and referendum,
Nilehi prepares strike plans 1976-08-19 District 219 has contingency plan for keeping schools open in case of teachers' strike. The News, Thursday, August 19, 1976, p. 3 Niles Township Federation of Teachers, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Management and organization, Strikes
Hansen rowhouse request denied 1976-08-19 Village Board denies developer special use permit to build row houses. The News, Thursday, August 19, 1976, p. 4 Zoning, Skokie Board of Trustees, Hansen, Joseph
Niles Twp. GOP says funds missing 1982-08-19 A current audit of the Republican Suburban Committeeman's Organization shows that, as a report from the Niles Township Regular Republican Organization indicated, $3,000 in treasury funds have been missing since March 16. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 19, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 19 Politics - Niles Township Republican Committee, Republican Suburban Committeeman's Organization
Library to hold book sale 1982-08-19 The library will hold a book sale on the Village Green from 9am-5pm on September 11. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 19, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 14 Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits,
Gibons, friends appear in court 1982-08-19 The case of Jacqueline Gibons and the four other defendants involved in the murder of her parents will be transferred to the courthouse at 26th and California because the Cook County Psychiatrist Center is in that building. The News, Thursday, August 19, 1982, p. 3 Crime and criminals - Murder, Gibons, Benjamin, Gibons, Jacqueline, Gibons, Sybil
Statement of Municipal Treasury at April 30, 1982. Statement of Receipts and Disbursements for the year ended April 30, 1982. 1982-08-19 Skokie's annual budget statement is now available. The News, Thursday, August 19, 1982, p. 18 Skokie - Budget and expenditures - Annual Financial Statement,
Nimrod go-ahead sparks furor 1982-08-19 The Cook County Electoral Board decided that State Sen. John Nimrod (R-4th) can seek re-election as a third party candidate for the new 28th Senate District. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 19, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Nimrod, John J., Government - Illinois, Illinois Senate 28th District, Elections
Proliferation of alarms proves pesky to police 1984-08-19 In an effort to limit the number of false burglar alarms triggered in the area, the Skokie Police Department is reviewing the ordinance that sets guidelines for alarm users. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, August 19, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Safety devices and measures, Ordinances, Skokie Police Department
OCC gets cash boost 1984-08-19 Oakton Community College has received a federal grant of $126,401.27 which will help fund the college's adult education program. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, August 19, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Maine Oakton Niles Adult and Continuing Education Program (MONNACEP), Oakton Community College - Budget and expenditures, Grants, Adult education
No Title 1989-08-19 Roberta Sweetow, a Skokie resident of 30 years, who would like to see a Skokie Visitors Bureau open in the Village. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, August 19, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - Residents, Sweetow, Roberta
No Title 1989-08-19 Skokie Public Library employee, Alpana Shah, demonstrated the art of draping a sari on June 10 at the library. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, August 19, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Public Library - Employees, Shah, Alpana, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits
Slices' TV show to detail village life 1993-08-19 Ex-reporter Joe Cummings will be featured in an episode of "Chicago Slices," a local television series. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 19, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 3 Chicago Slices, Cummings, Joe, Television
Savage gets back on track 1993-08-19 Danny Savage has returned to successful racing after breaking his foot. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1993, p. 101 Sports - Running, Savage, Danny
Village OKs cable changes 1993-08-19 Skokie trustees have okayed changes in local cable service. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1993, p. 3 TCI of Illinois, Cable television
Two carjackings; Chicago man shot 1993-08-19 Two carjackings, one attempted in Lincolnwood and one in Skokie, resulted in one man being shot. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1993, p. 3 Crime and criminals - Carjacking,
Ex-Rep. picked for U.S. judge 1993-08-19 Former Skokie resident Alan Greimen has been named a candidate for a federal judgeship. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1993, p. 15 Greiman, Alan, Courts
Neighbors lose in park name game 1993-08-19 Despite objections, Frontage Park will keep its new name, Martin F. Peccia Park. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 19, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Frontage Park, Names, titles, etc., Parks, Martin F. Peccia Park
Peccia Park name stays put; board 1993-08-19 Despite objections, Frontage Park will keep its new name, Martin F. Peccia Park. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1993, p. 3 Frontage Park, Names, titles, etc., Parks, Martin F. Peccia Park
Decision delayed on cable grant status 1993-08-19 Skokie trustees have delayed a decision on whether or not to cut off funds to the Skokie Cable TV Foundation. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1993, p. 20 Skokie Cable Television Foundation, Cable television
Centre site foes appeal to Oakton 1993-08-19 A citizens group has asked the Oakton Community College Board to get involved in plans to relocate Centre East. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1993, p. 9 Oakton Community College, Performing arts, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Drawings begin on Centre East project 1993-08-19 The Centre East Authority has been revising architectural drawings of the new Centre East. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1993, p. 9 Performing arts, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Spending plan up nearly 20% 1993-08-19 The tentative budget for District 73 is up almost 20 percent over last year's budget. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1993, p. 6 Public School District 73 - Budget and expenditures,
Board cites positives in draft spending plan 1993-08-19 District 219 adopted a tentative budget for 1993-94. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1993, p. 6 Budget and expenditures, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
No kidding, District 219 balances budget 1993-08-19 District 219 adopted a tentative budget for 1993-94. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 19, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 3 Budget and expenditures, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Local coaches hope to resurrect Legion squad 1999-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1999, p. 95 American Legion, Tichy, Tony, Sports - Baseball, Corrales, Rafael
D219 drafts $86 million spending plan 1999-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1999, p. 5 Budget and expenditures, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
School group's first report due this fall 1999-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1999, p. 9 First in the World Consortium, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Evaluations
Epstein offering Tip Top service 1999-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1999, p. 98 Health care, Tip Top Training and Rehabilitation, Epstein, Mindee, SMART (Speed, Muscle, Balance, Agility, Routine, Technique), Business - Service industry
Park neighbors frosted over cooling unit 1999-08-19 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 19, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Langfeld Walk, Noise, Parks, 21st Century Cable, Concerned Citizens for Langfeld Walk
Commit to a safe year 1999-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1999, p. 18 Safety devices and measures, Schools, Editorial
Police probe train death 1999-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1999, p. 3 Blyudoy, Yevgeniy, Suicide, Metra, Death
Town social worker retiring 1999-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1999, p. 3 Tamkin, Valerie, Niles Township, Social agencies, Retirement
Bonds power Park District six-year plan 1999-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1999, p. 3 Skokie Park District - Budget and expenditures,
Enfield neighbors seek rat help 1999-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1999, p. 4 Pest control, Levine, Joe, West Enfield Street
Auto body shop gets board ok 1999-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1999, p. 4 McCormick Auto Body, Business - Automobile service stations and gas stations
Enthusiastic plants overtake home garden 1999-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1999, p. 5 Gardening and gardens, Lee, Ok Kim
Sitters make pets feel right at home 1999-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1999, p. 77 Laue, Anna, Pets, National Association of Professional Pet Sitters, Animal Nannys Inc., Business - Service industry
Renegade 13s win championship at Buffalo Grove 1999-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1999, p. 94 Sports - Baseball, Renegades
Illinois Chill finishes seventh in Nationals 1999-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1999, p. 96 Sports - Softball, Illinois Chill 14-Under Girls Fastpitch Softball Team, Haben, Clare
Singer sheds trauma in spotlight 1999-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1999, p. B3 Music, Catalani, Cat, Concerts
Book shines light on Chicago's dark history 1999-08-19 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 19, 1999, Sec. 2, p. 1 Return to the Scene of the Crime: A Guide to Infamous Places in Chicago, Crime and criminals, Authors, Lindberg, Richard, Books
Low turnout yields dim outlook for Vikings' future 2004-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2004, p. 82 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Kim, Charles, Geu, Ryan, Ward, Alice, Bader, Linnea, Berman, Erik, Sports - Golf, Niles North High School, Cunix, Steve, Goss, Charlie
Public given chance to talk about police 2004-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2004, p. 5 McCann, Leo, Surveys and studies, Skokie Police Department
D72 budget benefits from tax rate hike 2004-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2004, p. 3 Taxation - Property tax, Public School District 72 - Budget and expenditures, Public School District 72 - Bond issues and referendum, Armour, Nelson
Seniors question director's departure 2004-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2004, p. 3 Aberman, Susan, Williams, Will, Schneiderman, Mark, Skokie Park District, Oakton Community Center
Every day a dog day at Pooch Park 2004-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2004, p. 71 Pooch Park, Pets, Runkle, Scott
Asst manager opens door on new job 2004-08-19 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 19, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Board of Trustees, Lockerby, John, Housing - Town houses, Skokie, Municipal employees
Williams' void to be plugged by experience 2004-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2004, p. 81 Hood, Tiffany, Davidson, Christina, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Kessler, Joel, Chwa, Jenny, Bubley, Erin, Norman, Marissa, Sports - Basketball, Peoples, Giovanni, Ireland, Julie, Lopez, Jeannine, Niles North High School, Lumley, Sam
Village Board ponders changes in condo fees 2004-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2004, p. 9 Bienias, Jim, Skokie Condominium Homeowners Association, Building laws and regulations, Skokie Board of Trustees, Housing - Condominiums, Perille, Donald
Operation Teddy Bear" gets cuddly start 2004-08-19 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 19, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 8 American Legion, Rush North Shore Medical Center, Children, Baity, Mel
Reading winners get prizes from library 2004-08-19 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 19, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 4 Soni, Pooja, Reading, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits, Awards, prizes, etc., Fiaz, Nadia, Abbaszedeh, Marall
Skokie Village Board Briefs 2010-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2010 , p. 23 Ordinances, Skokie Board of Trustees, Skokie - Board of Health, Swenson, Roy, Topouzian, Dr. Nancy, Johnny's Grill, Skokie Traffic Safety Commission, Skokie Fine Arts Commission, McCarthy, James, Israel, Karyn
Health fair Friday kicks off 3rd year for ELL Parent Center 2010-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2010 , p. 15 English Language Learners (ELL) Center, Parents and parenting, Immigrants, Health and fitness, Wallace, Corrie
NorthWest Aquatics finally gets feet wet: Feeder program for Niles North, West underway 2010-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2010 , p. 56 Orlove, Seth, Sports - Swimming and diving, Dutca, Loren, Vander Jeugdt, Dan, Kopylova, Xenia, Avdic, Javed, Gomez, Richard, Kerbel, Elliot, Mlynarski, Karol, Niles West High School, Yusim, Alexis, Niles North High School, Young, Bob, Macejak, Jason, Torres, Paul, Scott, Konner, NorthWest Aquatics, Ridge, Jennifer, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Melnick, Daniel, Scott, Eden
Farmers Market becomes summer staple in Skokie 2010-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2010 , p. 11 Farmers markets, Skokie Consumer Affairs Commission, Skokie Farmers' Market
Board projects first deficit in several years 2010-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2010 , p. 5 Millard, Beth, Public School District 68 - Budget and expenditures
Mosquito count up 800 percent 2010-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2010 , p. 5 North Shore Mosquito Abatement District, Diseases - West Nile virus, Pest control
Athletic departments happy for new help: Assistant A.D.'s bring plenty of experience 2010-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2010 , p. 57 Wojtulewicz, Megan, Niles West High School, Rosengard, Dave, Laux, Terri, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Niles North High School, Costello, Karl
Economy pressures putting food pantry in crisis 2010-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2010 , p. 6 Niles Township Food Pantry, Carranza, Cynthia, Charities
New police station set for October opening 2010-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2010 , p. 7 Buildings, Skokie Police Department, Pechter, Michael
Freshmen start year with new school supply: laptops 2010-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2010 , p. 8 Gatta, Nanciann, Ballard, Guy, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Computers
North stadium should be ready for GBS: Officials trust deadline will be met 2010-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2010 , p. 58 Niles West High School, Rosengard, Dave, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Construction, Niles North High School, Costello, Karl
Rocky Horror' kicks off fund-raisers for downtown venue 2010-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2010 , p. 11 Fundraising and fundraisers, Independent Merchants of Downtown Skokie, Skokie Theater, Skokie Chamber of Commerce, Holtz, Scott
Illinois helps preserve Auschwitz Nazi death camp 2010-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2010 , p. 10 Gutierrez, Luis, Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation, U.S. Department of State, Grants, Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)