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Skokie scientist recognized for community outreach 2014-05-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 8, 2014 , p. 6 Kernstock, Robert, Community development, Astellas Pharma Gloval Development
Fourteen agencies seek federal funding from Skokie 2013-01-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 24, 2013 , p. 17 Skokie Board of Trustees, Community Development Block Grants, Community development
Skokie's train station tops weighty news year 2012-12-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 27, 2012 , p. 16 Skokie Swift, Gorilla Tango Theatre, Abbate, Dan, Skokie Voice, Van Dusen, George, Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard, Skokie Theater, Community development, Vo, Carter, Perille, Donald, Skokie Theater Music Foundation (formerly Cavalcade of Music Foundation), Roberts, Randy, Skokie Theatre, Landlord-Resident Advisory Committee
Eighteen agencies apply for Skokie community block grant funding 2012-12-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 20, 2012 , p. 10 Community Development Block Grants, Community development
In community oven, neighbors 'make bread the break bread 2012-10-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 18, 2012 , p. 5 Kelson, Melina, Food and nutrition, Community development, Podolsky, Pete
Skokie Voice Forum: Players probe economic development 2012-03-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 1, 2012 , p. 9 Organizations and societies, Klein, Shalom, Skokie Voice, Dempster Street Merchants Associaton, Meyer, Howard, Community development, Independent Merchants of Downtown Skokie, Thompson, Tom, Skokie Chamber of Commerce, Miles, Randy, Communication, Tennes, Ann
Skokie Voice forum explores economic development 2012-02-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 2, 2012 , p. 8 Skokie Voice, Lipin, Lisa, Meyer, Howard, Community development, Independent Merchants of Downtown Skokie, Thompson, Tom, Skokie Chamber of Commerce, Miles, Randy, Skokie Downtown Alliance, Communication, Tennes, Ann, Shuman, Valerie, Klein, Shalom, Dempster Street Merchants Associaton
Neighborhood coffees forge hit Skokie program 2011-07-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 21, 2011 , p. 7 Slankard, Max, Skokie Human Relations Commission, Marciani, Steve, Skokie - Residents, Van Dusen, George, Community development, Sutker, Edie Sue, O'Donnell, Brian, Communication, Tennes, Ann, Know Your Neighbor, Know Your Community
Federal funding loss means deep cuts to block grants 2011-07-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 14, 2011 , p. 5 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Perille, Donald, Community development, Thompson, Tom
Neighborly ways 2011-05-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 5, 2011 , p. 16 Know Your Neighbor, Know Your Community, Bauer, Myra, Community development, Bauer, Joel
Program aims to unite diverse neighbors 2011-04-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 21, 2011 , p. 5 Know Your Neighbor, Know Your Community, Chicago Community Trust, Community development
Agencies make case for federal grants 2011-01-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 6, 2011 , p. 6 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Van Dusen, George, Social agencies, Community development, Thompson, Tom
More property acquired in West Dempster District 2010-01-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 14, 2010 , p. 7 Eminent domain, TIF (tax increment financing), Van Dusen, George, Community development, West Dempster Street Business Redevelopment District, Value Transmission Center
Temple Judea Mizpah holds Mitzvah Day 2009-09-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 3, 2009, p. 10 Duesenberg, Jim, Levin, Helayne, Social agencies, Community development, Gilbert, Bob, Olszewski, Nicole, Temple Judea Mizpah
Are more CDBG funds soon to come to Skokie? 2009-02-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 5, 2009, p. 5 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Van Dusen, George, Social agencies, Community development, Gelder, Michael, Thompson, Tom
Approved CDBG funding totals $573,000 2009-02-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 5, 2009, p. 5 Niles Township Food Pantry, Harbour, Inc., Grants, Council for Jewish Elderly (CJE), Social agencies, Community development, Lieberman Geriatric Center, Thompson, Tom, Search Developmental Center, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, Skokie Park District, Community Development Block Grants
14 agencies apply for CDBG funding 2009-01-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 8, 2009, p. 8 Niles Township Food Pantry, Harbour, Inc., North Shore Senior Center, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Grants, Social agencies, Community development, Children's Advocacy Center of Northwest Cook County, Skokie Board of Trustees, Search Developmental Center, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, Skokie Park District, Community Development Block Grants, Center for Enriched Living, Council for Jewish Elderly (CJE), SHORE Community Services, Inc., Access to Care, PEER Services
Village faces tough decisions on CDBG grants 2009-01-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 8, 2009, p. 3 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development, Social agencies, Thompson, Tom
CDBG funding choices made 2008-02-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 7, 2008, p. 5 Thresholds, Harbour, Inc., Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Social agencies, Community development, Housing Opportunity Development Corp., Children's Advocacy Center of Northwest Cook County, Apna Ghar, Thompson, Tom, Orchard Village, Search Developmental Center, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, Rebuilding Together North Suburban Chicago, Community Development Block Grants, Center for Enriched Living, SHORE Community Services, Inc., Council for Jewish Elderly (CJE), Access to Care, Metropolitan Family Services, PEER Services, North Shore Senior Center, Grants
CDBG requests exceed budget 2008-01-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 24, 2008, p. 6 Skokie Public Works Department, Harbour, Inc., North Shore Senior Center, Grants, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Housing Opportunity Development Corp., Social agencies, Community development, Apna Ghar, Thompson, Tom, Orchard Village, Search Developmental Center, Rebuilding Together North Suburban Chicago, Community Development Block Grants, Center for Enriched Living, Council for Jewish Elderly (CJE), Access to Care, Metropolitan Family Services, SHORE Community Services for Retarded Citizens
CDBG funding requests forcing tough decisions 2007-01-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 18, 2007, p. 9 Skokie Board of Trustees, Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Social agencies, Community development, Thompson, Tom
CDBG projects reduced because of federal cuts 2006-02-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 16, 2006, p. 10 Skokie Board of Trustees, Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Social agencies, Community development, Access to Care, Metropolitan Family Services, Thompson, Tom
Village, agencies make proposals 2006-01-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 26, 2006, p. 10 Skokie Board of Trustees, Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development, Social agencies
CDBG applicants make case for federal funding 2006-01-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 26, 2006, p. 10 Skokie Board of Trustees, Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Social agencies, Community development, Thompson, Tom
Mayor forms commission on downtown development 2005-04-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 7, 2005, p. 6 Downtown Skokie Merchants Association, Luke, Paul, Skokie Board of Trustees, Skokie Plan Commission, TIF (tax increment financing), Van Dusen, George, Community development, Skokie Downtown Development Committee
Village approves $680,000 in block grant funding 2005-02-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 10, 2005, p. 3 Jewish Family and Community Service, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Social agencies, Community development, Lieberman Geriatric Center, Children's Advocacy Center of Northwest Cook County, Thompson, Tom, Jewish Children's Bureau, Skokie Board of Trustees, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, Jewish Vocational Service, Evanston Shelter for Battered Women, Community Development Block Grants, Center for Enriched Living, Roberts, Randall, Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center, Council for Jewish Elderly (CJE), Access to Care, PEER Services, SHORE Community Services for Retarded Citizens, North Shore Senior Center, Grants
Skokie disperses federal grants 2004-02-12 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 12, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 1 WilPower, Inc., Evanston Shelter for Battered Women, Community Development Block Grants, Center for Enriched Living, North Shore Senior Center, Grants, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Social agencies, Community development, Access to Care, PEER Services
Trustees pick grant winners 2004-02-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 5, 2004, p. 3 Thresholds, North Shore Senior Center, Grants, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Social agencies, Community development, PEER Services, Orchard Village, Search Developmental Center, Evanston Shelter for Battered Women, Community Development Block Grants, Center for Enriched Living, Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center, SHORE Community Services, Inc., Access to Care
Board hears proposals for '04 block grant funds 2004-01-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 29, 2004, p. 16 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development, Social agencies, Thompson, Tom
Skokie board looks at ways to spend federal money 2004-01-08 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 8, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 4 Skokie Board of Trustees, Community Development Block Grants, Synagogues, Grants, Social agencies, Community development, Or Torah Synagogue
Skokie approves federal grants 2003-02-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 13, 2003, p. 9 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development, Social agencies
More money for sidewalk repairs 2002-08-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 22, 2002, p. 3 Community Development Block Grants, Roberts, Randall, Grants, Schroeder & Schroeder Inc., York, Dennis, Community development, Gelder, Michael, Glatz, Keith, Rigoni, Al, Thompson, Tom, Sidewalks
Skokie starts giving 'alleys' to residents 2002-05-30 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 30, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Payne Street, Lowell Avenue, Kildare Avenue, Streets, Community development, Golf Road
Skokie sets agency grants 2002-02-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 28, 2002, p. 8 Evanston Shelter for Battered Women, Community Development Block Grants, Center for Enriched Living, Grants, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Evanston/Skokie Valley Senior Services, Social agencies, Community development, Access to Care, PEER Services
Village projects, non-profits get Skokie block grant money 2002-02-28 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 28, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Grants, Evanston/Skokie Valley Senior Services, Senior Transit for Area Residents (STAR), Social agencies, Great Opportunities, Community development, PEER Services, Evanston Shelter for Battered Women, Transportation, Community Development Block Grants, Center for Enriched Living
Not enough Skokie block grant money to cover all requests 2002-02-14 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 14, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 7 Community Development Block Grants, North Shore Senior Center, Grants, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Council for Jewish Elderly (CJE), Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center, YMCA - Evanston/North Shore, Social agencies, Community development, NTSW Industries, Better Existence with HIV (BEHIV)
West Dempster renewal OK'd 2001-11-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 1, 2001, p. 3 Luke, Paul, Zoning, Community development, Dempster Street, Perille, Donald
Skokie shows TIF not always best way to go 2001-04-26 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 26, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 8 TIF (tax increment financing), Community development, Editorial
Skokie trustees eye mixed-use zoning to boost West Dempster 2001-04-19 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 19, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 1 Zoning, Illinois Department of Transportation, Dempster Street, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Village poised to create 2nd special tax district 2001-03-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 1, 2001, p. 3 TIF (tax increment financing), Community development
Women in need benefit from CDBG awards 2001-02-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 15, 2001, p. 5 Interfaith Housing Development Corporation, Darr, Rebecca, North Shore Senior Center, Grants, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), WINGS (Women in Need Growing Stronger), Aged, Interfaith Housing Center of the Northern Suburbs, Community development, Community Development Block Grants, Center for Enriched Living, Disabled - Developmentally, Domestic violence
Skokie trustees award community block grant money 2001-02-08 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 8, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 1 Evanston Shelter for Battered Women, Community Development Block Grants, Center for Enriched Living, North Shore Senior Center, Grants, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), WINGS (Women in Need Growing Stronger), Social agencies, Community development, Better Existence with HIV (BEHIV), Dial-a-Ride Program
Skokie trustees eye block grant requests 2001-01-25 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 25, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 1 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Disabled, Community development, Housing, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Village Board considers agency funding requests 2001-01-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 18, 2001, p. 3 Grants, Fritzshall, Robert, Community development, Thompson, Tom
Mayor lists goals for 2001 2001-01-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 4, 2001, p. 3 Transportation, Community development, Government - Skokie
Controversies, new business marked the year : 2000 in Review 2000-12-28 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 28, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crime and criminals, Schools, Business, Community development
Industrial district work continues 2000-12-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 21, 2000, p. 4 Construction, Gewalt Hamilton and Associates, Community development
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
Niles Township loses on Skokie CDBG funding 2000-03-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 23, 2000, p. 5 SHORE Community Services for Retarded Citizens, Niles Township Sheltered Workshop (NTSW), Grants, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center, Niles Township, Social agencies, Community development, Better Existence with HIV (BEHIV), Orchard Village, Evanston Shelter for Battered Women, Community Development Block Grants
Views gathered on industrial upgrade plan 1999-09-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 16, 1999, p. 3 Taxation, Community development
Skokie's southeast industrial area eyed for improvements 1999-08-12 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 12, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Industrial property next on village rehab agenda 1999-07-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 22, 1999, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Board approves CDBG action plan 1999-03-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 18, 1999, p. 4 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development
Village awards CDBG money 1999-02-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 18, 1999, p. 4 Orchard Village, Evanston Shelter for Battered Women, Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center, Social agencies, Great Opportunities, Community development, Better Existence with HIV (BEHIV)
Main Street streetscape to be funded by block grants 1999-02-11 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 11, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Streets, Community development, Main Street
Skokie eyes lot for home development 1998-10-01 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 1, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, Maierhofer Inc., Robinson Bus Service, Housing - Condominiums, Community development
Grant cuts force Skokie to juggle funds 1998-02-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 19, 1998, p. 5 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development
Agencies seek block grants 1998-02-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 5, 1998, p. 3 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development, Social agencies
Village's federal grant funds drop 1998-01-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 22, 1998, p. 3 Skokie Public Library - Budget and expenditures, Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development
1997 year in review : Development puts its mark on Skokie 1998-01-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 1, 1998, p. 5 U.S. Robotics, Fel-Pro Inc., Business, Community development, Aldi Inc., Streets - Maintenance and repair, Doubletree Hotel, 3Com Corporation, Marriott Corporation, First American Bank, Dempster Street Train Station
Block grants awarded 1997-02-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 20, 1997, p. 11 SHORE Community Services for Retarded Citizens, Orchard Village, Niles Township Sheltered Workshop (NTSW), Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center, United Way of Skokie Valley, Social agencies, Community development, Metropolitan Family Services
Nine groups ask village for grants 1997-02-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 6, 1997, p. 20 Orchard Village, Niles Township Sheltered Workshop (NTSW), Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Social agencies, Community development
Trustees ponder agency appeals for federal grant money 1997-02-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 6, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center, United Way of Skokie Valley, Social agencies, Community development, Better Existence with HIV (BEHIV)
Block grant process begins 1997-01-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 23, 1997, p. 4 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development
Trustees discuss distributing federal funds for block grants 1997-01-23 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 23, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development
CDBG funds finally freed 1996-05-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 23, 1996, p. 4 Orchard Village, Niles Township Sheltered Workshop (NTSW), Community Development Block Grants, Evanston YMCA, Grants, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Community development, Better Existence with HIV (BEHIV)
Industrial areas to get new ordinance 1996-05-23 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 23, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 3 Zoning, Ordinances, Community development
Federal grants up in air : Budget impasse affects local request 1996-02-29 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 29, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Government - U.S., Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development
Condos on tap for site? Initial pact inked for Sears property 1996-01-25 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 25, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Sears Roebuck & Company, Housing - Condominiums, Robin Construction, Community development
Condos planned for downtown parcel 1995-09-21 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 21, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 TIF (tax increment financing), Housing - Condominiums, Norwood Builders Inc., Community development
Oakton site options eyed 1995-06-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 22, 1995, p. 3 Skokie Board of Trustees, Eagle Food Centers Inc., TIF (tax increment financing), Oakridge Properties, Community development, Rigoni, Al
Already fine image may get spruced up 1995-04-27 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 27, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 Community development, Rigoni, Al, Gorell, Jacqueline
Developer takes over condo site 1995-04-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 6, 1995, p. 3 New Prairie Development Corp., New Prairie Condominiums, G.P. Realty Company, Community development, Housing - Condominiums, Pontarelli Builders
New builder on board for condo plans 1995-04-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 6, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 TIF (tax increment financing), Pontarelli Builders, Housing - Condominiums, Community development, Matic, Greg
New CDBG rules seek more input 1995-03-30 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 30, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 6 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development
Cooperation key in award odds 1995-03-09 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 9, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Kunetka, Jennifer, VOICES (Valuing Our Image Concerning Ethnicity in Skokie), Szczepaniak, Jim, Skokie, Community development, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits, Awards, prizes, etc., Competitions
Village awards block grants 1995-02-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 23, 1995, p. 17 Petroski, Betty, Grants, Community development, Social agencies, Thompson, Tom
Skokie offers help for fixeruppers 1995-02-23 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 23, 1995, Sec. 3, p. 6 Renovation and repair, Skokie Board of Trustees, Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development, Housing
Want list exceeds ready funds 1995-02-16 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 16, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development
Skokie federal block grant requests mount 1995-02-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 9, 1995, p. 12 Grants, Community development, Thompson, Tom
First block grant hearing held 1995-01-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 19, 1995, p. 4 Grants, Community development, Thompson, Tom
It's back to the future in downtown Skokie development 1995-01-12 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 12, 1995, Sec. 3, p. 4 Levin and Associates, Construction, Dave's Shoe Repair, Lincoln Terrace, Business, Community development, Housing - Condominiums
Warren project to open, more activity downtown 1994-12-08 Lincoln Terrace, part of Skokie's redevelopment project, is scheduled to open soon. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 8, 1994, p. 3 Lincoln Terrace, Community development
Push for land may get tough 1994-11-24 Some downtown stores are reluctant to sell to the village. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 24, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Community development,
Downtown to get boost with condos 1994-11-17 Trustees selected Norwood Builders as the developer for downtown Skokie. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 17, 1994, p. 3 Norwood Builders Inc., Community development
Trustees give nod for east end improvements 1994-09-22 Trustees have approved an improvement plan for the east side of Skokie. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 22, 1994, p. 16 Community development,
Report offers assessment of industrial park 1994-09-22 Trustees have approved an improvement plan for the east side of Skokie. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 22, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Community development,
Lack of bids delays downtown face lift 1994-08-25 A lack of bids has delayed Skokie's downtown facelift. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 25, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Community development,
Downtown to get boost with condos 1994-08-18 Trustees selected Norwood Builders as the developer for downtown Skokie. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 18, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Norwood Builders Inc., Community development
Downtown store to be renovated 1993-10-07 A building on Oakton and Niles will be renovated as part of the village's facade assistance program. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 7, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Community development,
Oakton Bowl a target for village purchase? 1993-05-13 Fairlanes Bowling may be purchased by the village. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 13, 1993, p. 6 Buildings, Fairlanes Oakton Bowl, Community development
Skokie sets block grants, some groups are left out 1993-02-18 Skokie has had to scale back its Community Development Block Grant allocation to local service groups. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 18, 1993, p. 17 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development
Fund pleas go unfilled for a few 1993-02-18 Skokie has had to scale back its Community Development Block Grant allocation to local service groups. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 18, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development
Unique' housing project on the way 1992-12-10 The village board has approved a new residential and commercial development in downtown Skokie. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 10, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Board of Trustees, Community development
Home/shop plan OK'd 1992-10-22 The village board voted to OK a downtown redevelopment project at Lincoln and Warren. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 22, 1992, p. 3 Community development,
Village launches 'face-lift' program 1992-08-27 Skokie has launched a $1 million financial assistance program for facade improvements in the downtown area. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 27, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Renovation and repair, Business, Community development
Downtown plans revealed 1992-05-21 Local businesses express faith in the village's downtown renovation plan. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 21, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business, Community development
New life for downtown? 1992-05-14 Local businesses express faith in the village's downtown renovation plan. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 14, 1992, p. 3 Business, Community development
Village seeks proposals for downtown site 1992-04-16 The Village of Skokie is seeking proposals for development of land it owns at Lincoln and Warren Streets. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 16, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, Community development
Budgeting for development 1992-02-27 A good portion of available economic development funds will be devoted to the construction of Centre East and the continued renovation of the downtown area. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 27, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 5 Performing arts, Budget and expenditures, Centre East for the Performing Arts, Community development
Village to fund low-income housing 1992-02-20 The Interfaith Housing Development Corporation has received $100,000 from the Community Development Block Grant to finance low-income housing. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 20, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Interfaith Housing Development Corporation, Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development, Housing
Skokie kicks off process to spend annual grants 1992-01-23 Several Skokie residents have requested changes in the distribution of the village's 1992 Community Development Block Grant. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 23, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development
Free parking, more housing for downtown? 1991-08-29 The Skokie Downtown Task Force's plans for a redesign of Skokie's downtown area include the removal of parking meters. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 29, 1991, p. 3 Skokie Downtown Task Force, Business, Parking, Community development
Downtown task force hires architect 1991-05-09 The James March Goldberg architectural firm has been hired by the Downtown Skokie Task Force to develop guidelines for the remake of the Oakton Street-Lincoln Ave. business area. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 9, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Downtown Task Force, Community development
Commercial or residential, downtown revival is coming 1991-04-25 Skokie's economic development director says that after eight properties are acquired in downtown Skokie a search will begin for developers. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 25, 1991, p. 3 Community development,
Village pursues development site 1990-10-18 The East Dempster Redevelopment Project has been in existence for 5 years. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 18, 1990, p. 3 Dempster Street, Community development
District 69 village still working on TIF proposal 1990-05-10 District 69 officials hope that they can reach an agreement with Skokie to offset what they say will be large losses in revenue as the result of a proposed tax increment financing (TIF) district in downtown Skokie. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 10, 1990, p. 13 TIF (tax increment financing), Public School District 69, Community development
Village OKs spending plans for $385,000 in block grants 1990-02-08 On February 5 the Skokie Village Board approved a list of grants from the Federal Community Block Grant program. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 8, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 5 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development, Social agencies
Schools troubled by downtown TIF district 1990-02-01 An Illinois state law designed to foster downtown revitalization has led to disputes between local taxing bodies. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 1, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 TIF (tax increment financing), Community development, Laws and regulations
Downtown is targeted for redevelopment 1990-01-04 A planning consultant's assessment shows that the Skokie downtown area should be designated a tax increment financing district (TIF). Such a move could provide a major source of funding for downtown revitalization. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 4, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 TIF (tax increment financing), Community development
No Title 1989-12-02 Seymour Taxman is a local developer. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, December 2, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Taxman, Seymour, Community development
Church St. district marked for facelift 1989-06-01 Skokie officials hope to transform a deteriorating business neighborhood along the eastern portion of Church Street into a successful residential area. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 1, 1989, p. 3 Church Street, Community development
No Title 1989-04-08 A courtyard hotel and a 12-story office building, which would be one of Skokie's tallest, are planned by developers for a site on the northern side of Golf Road between the Edens Expressway and the Harms Woods Forest Preserve. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, April 8, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, Buildings, Construction, Community development
Eight groups awarded Skokie grant money 1989-02-09 Eight community groups who asked the village of Skokie for federal grant money will receive funds in 1989 and 1990. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 9, 1989, p. 8 Grants, Community development, Social agencies
Canal funds may be jeopardized 1989-01-05 In order to protect future federal funding for canal-bank beautification along McCormick Blvd., a village official urged the Skokie Village board to consider formally declaring the banks a redevelopment district. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 5, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Board of Trustees, McCormick Boulevard, Community development
No Title 1988-12-13 Several food stores in Skokie have closed and residents are unhappy. The village has tried to entice at least one supermarket into the village by offering a tax incentive. Life - Skokie edition, Tuesday, December 13, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Grocery stores, Community development
No Title 1988-10-29 Village officials want to revamp the commercial area near the corner of Church Street and East Prairie Street. Redevelopment of a former grocery store is a key part of village plans. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, October 29, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business, Community development
Mayor is upbeat on future 1988-07-28 Skokie Mayor Jackie Gorell talked about downtown residences, an expanded Old Orchard shopping center, fewer basement floods and other prospects for Skokie in a July 21 speech at the Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center in Skokie. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 28, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Community development, Gorell, Jacqueline
Construction chaos creates road to nowhere 1988-06-30 Although most business owners agree that McCormick Boulevard needs a major overhaul, they don't appreciate the amount of time it is taking to get the area in front of their stores refurbished. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 30, 1988, p. 3 McCormick Boulevard, Business, Community development
East Dempster St.'s retail image reborn 1987-09-03 East Dempster Street has been revitalized with the opening of three new shopping centers. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 3, 1987, p. 5 Business - Shopping centers, Dempster Street, Community development
Skokie earmarks money for community projects 1987-02-05 The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has give Skokie grants totaling $405,500. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 5, 1987, p. 7 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Grants, Community development
16 projects vying for grant funds 1987-01-22 Skokie will receive more than a quarter of a million dollars from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to devote to community development projects. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 22, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Grants, Community development
FNBOS offers loans to upgrade downtown 1986-05-29 The First National Bank of Skokie will offer low-interest loans to downtown business redevelopers in order to improve the area. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 29, 1986, p. 6 First National Bank of Skokie, Business - Banks and banking, Community development
Village disburses all $720,300 of CDBG funds 1986-02-06 A total of $720,300 was allocated for Community Development Block Grant projects by the Skokie Village Board. 1986 may be the last year that federal funds will be available for local projects. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 6, 1986, p. 3 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development
10 projects share grant funds 1986-02-06 Ten village projects will share $720,000 available in grant money. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 6, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 1 Grants, Community development
Village eyes CDBG funds for local improvements 1986-01-30 Several local organizations are vying for shares of the $720,000 that may be available from the Community Development Block Grant program. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 30, 1986, p. 3 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development
Village hears only one request for CDBG funds; reveals $453,000 from past unused 1986-01-09 Skokie will receive only $384,000 in Community Development Block Grant Funds from U.S. HUD for 1986-1986. Village has not yet spent $453,000 from CDBG funds that was previously allocated. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 9, 1986, p. 5 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development
Block grant windfall expected 1986-01-09 Skokie expects to receive $384,300 in federal funding for community development projects. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 9, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 1 Grants, Community development
Few businesses put on a new face 1985-11-28 Almost a year has passed since the East Dempster St. redevelopment project began but eligible businesses have not used much of the available money in the Facade Rebate Program. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 28, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business, Community development
Parking woes felt by Dempster St. landlord 1985-07-18 A property owner on Dempster St. says that the Village's plan to add shrubbery and a new sidewalk in front of his property is hurting business. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 18, 1985, p. 3 Sidewalks, Business, Dempster Street, Community development
Businessmen want cash to leave 1985-06-20 The Skokie Board of Trustees has decided to offer four months of free rent to the owners of seven Dempster St. businesses who have been impacted by the East Dempster St. revitalization project. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 20, 1985, p. 4 Skokie Board of Trustees, Business, Dempster Street, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
East Dempster work begins 1985-06-13 Work on the section of the Dempster St. revitalization project from Keystone to Ewing has begun. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 13, 1985, Sec. 2, p. 7 Dempster Street, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Free rent proposed to appease businessmen 1985-05-23 The Skokie Village Board is considering a free rent plan for businesses affected by Skokie's plan to revitalize East Dempster St. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 23, 1985, p. 3 Business, Dempster Street, Community development
Dempster relocation efforts stalled 1985-05-23 The Village Board has again postponed a decision on relocation benefits for owners of businesses slated for demolition in the Dempster St. revitalization project. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 23, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business, Dempster Street, Community development
Travel plans uncertain for Chez Fare 1985-05-09 One of several businesses involved in the Dempster revitalization plan is Chez Fare Travel. Chez Fare and several other businesses will be relocated. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 9, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business, Chez Fare Travel, Dempster Street, Community development
Dempster rehab project begins 1985-04-25 The $8 million Dempster Street redevelopment project began April 18 when the abandoned Spicer's Restaurant was demolished to make way for a new House of Rentals outlet and a Sara Lee pastry shop. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 25, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Spicer's Restaurant, Sara Lee, Business, House of Rental, Community development, Dempster Street
Subsidized rental program may be model for suburbs 1985-02-28 Skokie trustees voted to award $70,000 in block grant funds for the purpose of acquiring an apartment building in Skokie. The Interfaith Housing Development Corporation will pick the site and administer the program. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 28, 1985, p. 3 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Housing - Apartment buildings, Community development
Federal funds rejected for use in E. Dempster project 1985-02-14 Federal revenue is available to help Skokie finance its East Dempster St. revitalization project, but the village will not take advantage of the money because the federal government places too many restrictions on its use. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 14, 1985, p. 3 Business, Dempster Street, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Business buying begins on E. Dempster 1985-02-07 The Skokie Board approved a series of ordinances that will allow the village to acquire several parcels of land along East Dempster St. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 7, 1985, p. 5 Ordinances, Skokie Board of Trustees, Business, Dempster Street, Community development
Village bids for property in rehab area 1984-12-27 Village officials are negotiating for three key parcels of land on Dempster Street which will be used in the Dempster Street redevelopment project. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 27, 1984, p. 3 Dempster Street, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie Board OK's revitalization project 1984-12-27 The Village Board has approved a $7.8 million project to revitalize Dempster Street. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 27, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Dempster Street, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Dempster plan wins support 1984-12-13 Skokie's $7.8 million Dempster St. revitalization plan was presented by village officials at the December 10 village meeting. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 13, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Board of Trustees, Dempster Street, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Facelift targeted for East Dempster St. 1984-12-06 Village officials are planning a $7.8 million redevelopment project along East Dempster Street. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 6, 1984, p. 3 Dempster Street, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
MSD study buoys marina proposal 1984-06-14 The Metropolitan Sanitary District is studying a proposal to move locks in the North Shore Channel. The move, along with the planned completion of the Deer Tunnel, could pave the way for development of the channel's banks. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 14, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Metropolitan Sanitary District, Community development
Block grants: Who got what 1984-03-08 1984 Community Development Block Grant funds have been divided among local agencies. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 8, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Grants, Community development, Social agencies
Lining up for CD funds 1984-02-09 The Skokie Park District and two social agencies in Skokie are competing with 13 village staff proposals for about $420,000 in community block grant money. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 9, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Park District, Grants, Community development, Social agencies
Propose marina in Skokie 1982-10-14 The Village Board voted unanimously to send a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers formally requesting that it determine the feasibility of an island marina in the Metropolitan Sanitary District canal between Main and Oakton Streets. The News, Thursday, October 14, 1982, p. 3 Sports - Boating, Metropolitan Sanitary District Canal, Community development
Is 'Port of Skokie' full-speed ahead? 1982-10-14 The Village Board has expressed an interest in studying the possibility of building a 500-boat marina and a 400-room hotel along the banks of the North Shore Channel. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 14, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Sports - Boating, Community development
Skokie Board approves block grant funding 1982-01-28 The Skokie Board of Trustees approved nine projects for funding from the 1982-83 Community Development Block Grants. Most of the money has been allocated for improvement at the Orchard Mental Health Center. The News, Thursday, January 28, 1982, p. 3 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Orchard Mental Health Center, Community development, Social agencies
Decision due Jan. 25 on grant funds 1982-01-21 At the January 25 meeting Village Board members will select and approve projects that will be funded by about $425,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 21, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development, Social agencies
Fourth hearing for bus lot plan 1979-08-02 Developers of a condominium complex on the Maierhofer property believe the recent plan will satisfy the Plan Commission. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 2, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Housing - Condominiums, Community development
Village mulls bonds to spur growth 1979-03-18 Village officials are considering the sale of industrial revenue bonds. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, March 18, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Community development,
Skokie okays $500,000 for sewer plans 1979-02-04 Village Trustees will use $500,000 of CDBG funds for sewer improvements. The article also includes information on how the remaining funds will be used. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, February 4, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development, Social agencies
Skokie seeks input on use of $1.3 million 1979-01-11 Public hearings set for citizen input on use of Community Block Grant Funds. The News, Thursday, January 11, 1979, p. 6 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Community development, Social agencies