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Skokie asks villager for flooding info 2013-05-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 2, 2013 , p. 8 Floods, Cook County Emergency Management Agency, Surveys and studies
Homeowner wants permanent fix to constant yard floods 2009-03-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 26, 2009, p. 5 Lockerby, John, Floods, Hasselbring, Cal
Federal aid available for recent rainstorm victims 2008-10-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 16, 2008, p. 6 Lockerby, John, Floods, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Enfield flooding impacted by construction 2008-10-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 16, 2008, p. 5 Floods, Construction, Gross Point Crossings, Cook, Erik
Skokie submits responses regarding flood damages 2008-10-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 2, 2008, p. 6 Lockerby, John, Floods, Cook County Emergency Management Agency, Soderberg, Fred, Surveys and studies
Skokie issues survey on rain damage 2008-09-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 25, 2008, p. 6 Floods, Cook County Emergency Management Agency, Surveys and studies
Skokie's stormwater system helps control rain but can't contain deluge 2008-09-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 25, 2008, p. 10 Skokie Board of Trustees, Floods, Rigoni, Al
Relentless rain challenges public works crew 2008-09-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 18, 2008, p. 5 Skokie Public Works Department, Floods, Willing, Mark, weather, Rigoni, Al
Some residents socked by rainstorm 2008-09-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 18, 2008, p. 5 Ettelson, Lisa, Floods, Stames, Cleo, weather, Edens Bank
District 219 dries out after minor flooding 2008-09-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 18, 2008, p. 17 Gatta, Nanciann, Niles West High School, Floods, Buildings, Niles North High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), O'Malley, Paul
Information sought on rainstorm damage 2007-10-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 11, 2007, p. 10 Flood control, Lockerby, John, Floods, weather
Flood control measures helped Skokie avoid flood 20 years ago 2006-09-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 28, 2006, p. 5 Floods, Williams, Marlene, Rigoni, Al, North Shore Channel
Board says no to front yard parking 2002-11-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 28, 2002, p. 12 Silver, Verne, Skokie Public Works Department, Piper, Harry, Housing - Single family homes, Van Dusen, George, Gelder, Michael, Perille, Donald, Zoning, Skokie Board of Trustees, Bromberg, Michelle, Floods, Peyer, Peter, Roberts, Randall, McCabe, Frank, Parking, Rigoni, Al
Heavy rains flood school basement 2002-08-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 29, 2002, p. 3 Skokie Public Works Department, Floods, Buildings, Niles North High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Skokie Fire Department, Overeem, Matt, Walters, Jim
Heavy rain floods Skokie basements 2002-08-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 29, 2002, p. 11 Skokie Public Works Department, Floods, weather, York, Dennis
2001 marked with many new beginnings and sad endings 2002-01-03 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 3, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Powell, Griff E., Codell, Neil, Floods, Elections, Schools, Van Dusen, George, Senior Transit for Area Residents (STAR), Edens Expressway, Terrorism
Year in Review : Downpours close Edens 2001-12-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 27, 2001, p. 75 Highways, Floods, Edens Expressway
Rain floods basements once again 2001-09-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 6, 2001, p. 3 Vanderpool, Mark, Fritsche, Florene, Floods, Izquierdo, Connie, Van Dusen, George, York, Dennis, Sander, Jean, Flood control, Brown, Mary Anne
Deluge fills some streets, basements 2001-08-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 9, 2001, p. 3 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD), Flood control, Commonwealth Edison, Floods, Van Dusen, George, weather, Rigoni, Al
Rain washes out Edens, rush hour 2001-08-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 9, 2001, p. 3 Floods, Illinois Department of Transportation, Traffic, Olson, Ray, weather, Edens Expressway
Flood relief is just a phone call away 1997-09-25 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 25, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Government - U.S., Floods, Sacia, Linda, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Dealt another deluge 1997-02-27 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 27, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Lincolnwood, Arft, Larry, Floods, Niles, weather
Boot drive gets flood of support 1996-12-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 5, 1996, p. 3 Floods, Skokie Fire Station 16, International Association of Firefighters Local 3033, Charities, Skokie Fire Department, Give Hunger the Boot
Rain floods basement 1996-05-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 16, 1996, p. 8 Floods,
Area basements bear the brunt of heavy rains 1996-05-16 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 16, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Floods,
Veterinarian aids flood's pet victims 1993-11-18 Local veterinarian Emil Baukert received an award for helping animal victims of last summer's floods. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 18, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 5 Animals, Floods, Baukert, Emil, Awards, prizes, etc.
Weekend rains bring memories of '87 1990-08-23 Skokie residents had flooded basements after a 5 inch rainfall on August 18. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 23, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Floods,
Flooding can't stop sale of Kenton 1989-08-31 Kenton School was sold to Arie Crown Hebrew Day School for $3 million on August 25, a few days later than anticipated due to the August 4 rainstorm that caused flooding in the school's basement. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 31, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Floods, Kenton School, Arie Crown Hebrew Day School, Public School District 69 - Buildings
Deluge dampens weekend 1989-08-10 The remnants of hurricane Chantal hit Skokie on August 4 bringing more than three inches of rain into streets and sewers, some of which backed up into basements. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 10, 1989, p. 3 Floods, weather
Furious torrents wash memories of drought away 1988-10-20 On October 17 Skokie was hit by a thunderstorm that caused flooding. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 20, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Floods, weather
Rain was a relief; flooding was not 1988-06-25 Dozens of Skokie residents had sewers back up into their basements after heavy rainfall on June 22. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, June 25, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Floods,
Officials say floods top issue 1987-10-03 Suburban Democratic officials plan to invite local officials and residents to a town meeting on October 26 to discuss issues of local concern. The meeting, which will be held at Skokie Public Library, was prompted in part by August's severe flooding. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, October 3, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Floods,
Residents seek flood aid 1987-09-03 A Disaster Assistance Center has opened in Skokie to aid victims of last's month's "flood of the century. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 3, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Floods,
Disaster status sought for Niles Township 1987-08-27 Illinois Governor James Thompson has asked President Ronald Reagan for a second set of disaster designations which would include Niles Township. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 27, 1987, p. 5 Government - U.S., Government - Illinois, Floods, Niles Township
Flood damage taxing village trash pickups 1987-08-27 Recent floods have meant larger trash pickups for the Skokie Public Works Department. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 27, 1987, p. 3 Refuse and refuse disposal, Skokie Public Works Department, Floods
Parks getting back to normal after deluge of water 1987-08-20 Skokie parks sustained some damage during the torrential rains of August 13 and 14. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 20, 1987, p. 6 Floods, Skokie Park District
Streets, homes have no escape: Flood waters hit hard in Skokie and Lincolnwood 1987-08-20 A total of 9.35 inches of rain fell between the evening of August 13 and midnight on August 14. Skokie and Lincolnwood were hit hard by the heavy rains. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 20, 1987, p. 3 Floods,
Flood damage varies for village merchants; Oakton St. businesses among watery worst 1987-08-20 Skokie businesses suffered in varying degrees from the record rains August 13 and 14. Hardest hit were the businesses along Oakton Street. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 20, 1987, p. 3 Floods, Business
Soggy residents complain 1987-08-20 Skokie Village Hall received 326 complaints and the Skokie Fire Department responded to more than 200 calls in connection with the August 14 flood. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 20, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Floods,
Storm causes damage, power outages, flooding 1987-05-14 The storm that swept through the area May 11 left behind localized flooding, scattered power outages and broken branches. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 14, 1987, p. 3 Floods, weather
Tax levy suit goes to court 1987-02-26 Objections to a special assessment filed by residents who blame the Village of Skokie for flooding in their alley, are scheduled to be heard in court on March 16. Residents say the assessment levied against them is unfair. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 26, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Gross Point Road, Floods, Litigation, Greenwood Street, Taxation
Skokie luckier than neighbors with flooding 1986-10-02 Skokie was not hit hard by the damaging rains that caused severe flooding in Park Ridge and Des Plaines. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 2, 1986, p. 5 Floods,
After two rainstorms in a week, residents look for flooding relief 1985-08-15 Another torrential rainstorm hit Skokie but flooding was not as severe as the flooding caused by storms on August 6. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 15, 1985, p. 5 Floods, weather
Heavy rainstorm causes severe local flooding 1985-08-08 More than 3 inches of rain fell on August 6 and caused severe flooding in Skokie. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 8, 1985, p. 9 Floods, weather
Death, damage follow flooding 1985-08-08 A ComEd employee was electrocuted while repairing a switchbox on the 6800 block of Latrobe after flooding during the night of August 5. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 8, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Commonwealth Edison, Floods, Accidents
Weekend weather causes flooding 1985-03-03 23 homeowners have complained of flooding from melting snow and rain during the last weekend of February. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, March 3, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Floods, weather
Spring floods may not be covered 1984-04-19 In response to recent inquiries from Skokie Mayor Albert J. Smith, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has clarified changes in coverage for the National Flood Insurance Program. The News, Thursday, April 19, 1984, p. 3 Insurance, Smith, Albert J., Floods, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Storm brings some flooding 1983-06-30 Torrential rains on June 27 brought flooded basements and street crossings in some parts of Skokie. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 30, 1983, Sec. 1, p. 1 Floods, weather
Officials not exempt from wrath of rain 1981-07-26 Skokie village officials sustained damage to their own homes after the July 12 flood. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, July 26, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Floods,
Flood leaves them with no easy answers 1981-07-26 Joyce Ackerman's garden apartment at 8624 N. Skokie Blvd. had 14 inches of water in it after the flood on July 12. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, July 26, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Floods, Ackerman, Joyce
Record rain floods area 1981-07-16 Last Sunday, July 12, the entire village was paralyzed by flood water. Some officials estimated the rainfall between 7-10am at 3.47 inches which is the normal rainfall for the entire month of July. The News, Thursday, July 16, 1981, p. 3 Floods,
After the deluge: Area residents splash and gnash as they bail out 1981-07-16 Heavy rains on July 12 caused problems for many area residents. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 16, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 3 Floods,
Flood forms 'instant lake' in alley 1979-04-15 Article on flooded alleys at 5300 block of Dobson. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, April 15, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Floods,
Flood program update 1979-03-08 Update on the community's involvement in the National Flood Insurance Program. The News, Thursday, March 8, 1979, p. 3 Insurance, Floods
Village not involved in flood claim 1979-03-08 Skokie joined the National Flood Insurance Program to allow residents the option of insuring their home against surface flooding. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 8, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Insurance, National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), Floods
Skokie not flood prone 1979-03-04 Skokie is not among the 20,000 communities identified as flood-prone by U.S. government. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, March 4, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Floods,
Skokie 'snow insurance' gets a flood of interest 1979-03-04 Village officials are urging caution in evaluating the benefits of flood insurance. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, March 4, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Insurance, National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), Floods
Suburbs brace for thaw flood after heavy snow 1979-02-15 Village Trustees voted to take immediate action to make Skokie eligible for federal flood insurance. The News, Thursday, February 15, 1979, p. 3 Insurance, Skokie Board of Trustees, Floods
Village applies for flood insurance 1979-02-15 Skokie has applied to the Federal Insurance Administration to be eligible for flood insurance. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 15, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Insurance, Floods, Federal Insurance Administration
Village hoping for flood relief 1978-10-05 Homeowners expressed concern about flooded basements at a Village Board meeting. The News, Thursday, October 5, 1978, p. 4 Skokie Board of Trustees, Floods
Flooded Village storms council 1978-09-21 Concerned citizens attended the Village Board meeting to voice concern over the recent problem of flooded basements and streets. The News, Thursday, September 21, 1978, p. 7 Skokie Board of Trustees, Floods
Heavy rains leave area basements flooded 1978-09-17 Recent rains left many Skokie basements flooded. Residents hope the deep tunnel project will prevent flooding. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, September 17, 1978, Sec. 1, p. 1 Metropolitan Sanitary District, Floods, Sewers and sewage disposal, Deep Tunnel
Flood control program a 'mystery' to Skokie 1978-07-20 Skokie is eligible to join the National Flood Insurance Program. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 20, 1978, Sec. 1, p. 5 Insurance, National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), Floods
Flood control news a'plenty 1975-05-22 Jack Matzer, village manager, indicates federal government may expand flood insurance to include sewer back-up. The News, Thursday, May 22, 1975, p. 23 Insurance, Government - U.S., Matzer, Jack, Floods
Rains bring floods 1975-04-24 Heavy rains brings flooding to Skokie homes. The News, Thursday, April 24, 1975, p. 12 Floods,
It's high time 1972-11-02 Comments on the Federal Flood Insurance Act The News, Thursday, November 2, 1972, p. 12 Insurance, Floods
U.S. insurance could aid Skokians 1972-09-21 Flood insurance may be available to residents of Skokie. The News, Thursday, September 21, 1972, p. 3 Insurance, Floods
3 solutions to floods 1964-10-08 Village Manager, Ben Marsh, proposed three methods of ending flooded basements. The News, Thursday, October 8, 1964, p. 1 Floods, Marsh, Ben