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Police report makes case for crime decline 2013-04-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 11, 2013 , p. 15 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Skokie Police Department
Police: Crime down for fifth consecutive year 2013-02-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 7, 2013 , p. 14 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Skokie Voice, Lipin, Lisa, Scarpelli, Anthony, Skokie Police Department, Rigoni, Al
Police annual report confirms crime decline 2012-03-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 15, 2012 , p. 8 Neighborhood Watch, Crime and criminals, Statistics, Scarpelli, Anthony, Skokie Police Department, Rigoni, Al
Police: Crime declines for fourth straight year 2012-02-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 2, 2012 , p. 5 Neighborhood Watch, Crime and criminals, Statistics, Skokie Voice, Scarpelli, Anthony, Skokie Police Department
Despite early-year burglaries, crime drops in 2011 2011-03-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 17, 2011 , p. 5 Neighborhood Watch, Crime and criminals, Statistics, Scarpelli, Anthony
Crime drops in Skokie for third straight year 2011-03-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 10, 2011 , p. 5 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Skokie Voice, Silverberg, Barry, Skokie Police Department, Rigoni, Al
2009 offenses drop by 4 percent 2010-04-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 1, 2010 , p. 5 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Silverberg, Barry, Skokie Police Department
Skokie, suburb 2008 crime rates hold steady 2009-11-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 12, 2009, p. 5 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Isaacs, Mike, Silverberg, Barry, Skokie Police Department
Skokie crime down slightly during 2008 2009-06-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 18, 2009, p. 10 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Silverberg, Barry, Skokie Police Department
Reported crime increases, car crashes drop in Skokie 2007-04-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 12, 2007, p. 5 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Silverberg, Barry, Skokie Police Department
Crime drops 5% in Skokie 2006-05-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 11, 2006, p. 5 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Silverberg, Barry, Rigoni, Al, Skokie Police Department
Series of upgrades keep library thriving 2005-12-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 15, 2005, p. 22 Skokie Public Library, Buildings, Statistics
Skokie Library expands to meet community needs 2005-12-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 15, 2005, p. 13 Anthony, Carolyn, Skokie Public Library, Statistics, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits
Taking bite out of crime 2004-04-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 22, 2004, p. 18 Crime and criminals, Statistics, McCann, Leo, Editorial
Skokie crime statistics show 5 percent decline 2004-04-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 15, 2004, p. 3 Crime and criminals, Statistics, McCann, Leo, Skokie Police Department
Skokie, how well do we know thee? 2003-11-13 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 13, 2003, Sec. 1, p. 1 Statistics, Skokie Comprehensive Plan, Skokie, Population
Skokie crime drops by 4% 2003-04-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 24, 2003, p. 3 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Silverberg, Barry, Scarpelli, Anthony, Skokie Police Department
West Nile targets area 2002-12-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 26, 2002, p. 5 Diseases - West Nile virus, Statistics, Huckleberry, Lowell, Scanlon, Dan, Scanlon, Bridget
Cause behind virus cluster not certain 2002-09-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 19, 2002, p. 3 Xamplas, George, Peterson, Lance, Diseases - West Nile virus, Statistics, Evanston and Glenbrook Hospitals
Lincolnwood, Skokie crime rose in 2001 2002-07-11 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 11, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crime and criminals, Kruszynski, Paul, Statistics, Walters, Jim
Census 2000 reflects diverse community 2002-05-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 23, 2002, p. 3 Statistics, Rivenson, Meryl, Van Dusen, George, Census, Multiculturalism, English as a second language (ESL), Population
Crime up 7% during 2001 2002-04-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 4, 2002, p. 3 Halas, James, Crime and criminals, Statistics
Some crimes rise, others drop in Skokie in 2001 2002-03-28 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 28, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Kruszynski, Paul, Crime and criminals, Statistics, Mini-Grant Alcohol Enforcement Program (MAP)
Jobless rate climbs but resources are strained 2001-09-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 13, 2001, p. 17 Statistics, Employment, Niles Township, Van Dusen, George
Census shows seniors big in Skokie 2001-08-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 16, 2001, p. 3 Statistics, Marciani, Steve, Van Dusen, George, Census, Population
Morton Grove, Niles 2000 crime rates rise 2001-08-02 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 2, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 1 Niles, Crime and criminals, Statistics, Skokie, Morton Grove
Young outpace seniors, census figures show 2001-05-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 24, 2001, p. 5 Statistics, Niles Township, Census, Population
Crime down 6 percent 2001-04-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 12, 2001, p. 3 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Skokie Police Department
Skokie grows for first time since '70 census 2001-03-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 22, 2001, p. 11 Statistics, Census, Population
Home prices rise by 11.5% in 2000 2001-03-22 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 22, 2001, Sec. 2, p. 8 Century 21 Marino Realtors, Coldwell Banker Martin and Marbry, Real estate, Alston, Bill, Statistics, ERA Callero & Catino Realty, Penza, Terry, North Shore-Barrington Association of Realtors, Housing, Hedrick, Joe, Martin, Michael
Rates stable in Life area for most types of crime 2000-07-13 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 13, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crime and criminals, Statistics
Crime down 2% in 1999 2000-04-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 27, 2000, p. 3 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Skokie Police Department
Domestic violence panel seeks solutions 2000-04-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 20, 2000, p. 85 Family Violence Coordinating Council, Family Violence Symposium, Cook County Circuit Court, Statistics, Organizations and societies, Domestic violence, Salyers, Nancy
Skokie crime up by 4 percent in 1998 1999-03-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 18, 1999, p. 3 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Skokie Police Department
Illinois lags behind other states in move toward Medicaid HMOs 1998-05-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 7, 1998, p. 5 Health care, Government - Illinois, Statistics, Medicaid
More theft, robbery but total crime down 1998-03-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 26, 1998, p. 3 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Skokie Police Department
The stats show Skokie's got healthy circulation 1998-01-22 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 22, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 3 Skokie Public Library, Statistics, Stux, Lydia
Tennis anyone - anyone at all? 1997-07-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 10, 1997, p. 89 Sports - Tennis, Skokie Park District, Ferstein, Alan, Statistics, Rioski, Linda
Summer job forecast pleasant for suburbs 1997-06-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 5, 1997, p. 98 Statistics, Employment, Manpower Inc.
Crime in Skokie up 3 percent in 1996 1997-05-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 8, 1997, p. 3 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Skokie Police Department
Crime stats post increases across the board in '96 1997-04-17 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 17, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Dang, Them, Crime and criminals, Kauffman, Beth, Downey, Stephen, Statistics
Vindicated by statistics 1997-03-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 27, 1997, p. 18 Traffic, Statistics, Editorial
Forecasts see rosy outlook for area 1996-03-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 28, 1996, p. 97 Employment Outlook Survey, Statistics, Employment, Manpower Inc.
95 crime stats up 12.6 percent over '91 1996-02-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 15, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Skokie Police Department
Robberies, thefts increase in 1995 1996-02-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 1, 1996, p. 3 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Miller, William, Skokie Police Department
Pinpointing crime : New mapping technology to aid police 1996-02-01 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 1, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 6 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Computers
Grocery prices vary within market, chains 1996-01-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 11, 1996, p. 5 Lomoro, Frank, Statistics, Maffia, Diane, Hedman, Gary, Jewel, Business - Grocery stores, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Dominick's Finer Foods, Sunset Foods, Treasure Island
New faces in the 'burbs 1996-01-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 4, 1996, p. 8 Stewart, Russ, Statistics, Population
Numbers deceiving in 1994 crime stats 1995-04-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 6, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crime and criminals, Statistics
Skokie crime up in '94 1995-03-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 30, 1995, p. 3 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Miller, William, Skokie Police Department
Little change in '93 stats of Skokie crime reports 1994-06-23 Skokie crime statistics for 1993 show little change. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 23, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crime and criminals, Statistics
Dip in '93 crime 1994-03-10 During 1993 crime has decreased in Skokie. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 10, 1994, p. 3 Crime and criminals, Statistics
Crime down in 1992; long-term drop seen 1993-01-28 The Skokie Police Department reports a 4% drop in crime during 1992. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 28, 1993, p. 6 Crime and criminals, Statistics
Village incomes take fall 1992-06-11 Per capita incomes have dropped in the area over the last 10 years Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 11, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Statistics, Skokie - Residents
Crime up 10% 1992-02-13 Crime in Skokie increased 10 percent in 1991. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 13, 1992, p. 3 Crime and criminals, Statistics
Communities responding to ethnic changes 1991-02-21 The U.S. Census Bureau's racial breakdown of Skokie which was released last week outlines many changes in the population profile of Skokie. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 21, 1991, p. 3 Statistics, Census, Population
Skokie census adjusted 1991-02-14 The U.S. Census Bureau awarded the village 159 more residents. The official census count set last year at 59,273 has been increased to 59,432. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 14, 1991, p. 9 Statistics, Census, Population
Skokie crime down; up in Lincolnwood 1991-02-07 According to Skokie Police Department statistics, crime in Skokie decreased for the third year in a row . Skokie Review, Thursday, February 7, 1991, p. 3 Crime and criminals, Statistics
Skokie count request revised 1990-09-27 Skokie officials have sent the U.S. Census Bureau their official challenge to the bureau's preliminary housing count. Skokie's finance director estimated that a population drop of 1,005 could mean a loss of about $50,000 in motor fuel tax revenue. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 27, 1990, p. 9 Statistics, Census, Population
Census challenge even smaller 1990-09-27 Initial figures from local post offices suggested that the U.S. Census Bureau undercounted 73 housing units in Skokie, but a final count of postal addresses shows a potential undercount of only 13 households. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 27, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 2 Statistics, Census, Population
Village will challenge census figures 1990-09-20 Skokie officials will challenge the accuracy of preliminary estimates for the 1990 federal census. The U.S. Census puts the population at 59,273, down 1.7 percent from the 1980 census total of 60,278. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 20, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Statistics, Census, Population
Village counts drop, census estimate says 1990-09-13 Skokie village officials have until September 20 to decide if they will contest preliminary U.S. Census Bureau figures that show a population drop of 1,005 people since 1980. The village of Skokie challenged a preliminary count in 1980. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 13, 1990, p. 3 Statistics, Census, Population
Census count could cost 1990-09-06 Preliminary data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows a population decline in Skokie, Morton Grove, and Lincolnwood. The decline could mean the loss of state and federal funding for the suburbs. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 6, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Lincolnwood, Statistics, Skokie, Morton Grove, Census, Population
76% return census forms 1990-06-21 The Census Bureau's Des Plains District, which includes Skokie, had the highest rate of return of mail questionnaires in the Chicago area. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 21, 1990, p. 15 Statistics, Census, Population
Major crime drops but police calls up 1990-02-15 The number of major crimes was down in Skokie in 1989. The figures released last week by the Skokie Police Department show that the number of crimes dropped 4 percent. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 15, 1990, p. 6 Crime and criminals, Statistics
No Title 1989-06-17 260 cars were reported stolen in Skokie last year. The most frequently stolen cars were made by General Motors. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, June 17, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crime and criminals - Theft, Statistics, Automobiles
Young families on rise: panel 1989-05-04 A survey of some 150 households totaling more than 500 residents shows that 64 percent of residents in 1988 were under 45 years of age, compared to the 1980 census figure of 54 percent. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 4, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Statistics, Surveys and studies, Population
No Title 1989-01-28 Statistics indicate that fewer crimes were committed in Skokie and Morton Grove last year than in the previous year. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, January 28, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Skokie, Morton Grove
Skokie crime rate drops a second time 1989-01-19 The Skokie Police Department reports that the amount of crime in Skokie has decreased for the second year. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 19, 1989, p. 5 Crime and criminals, Statistics, Skokie Police Department
Trustees, mayor earn more than peers 1989-01-19 A recent survey shows that Skokie's part-time mayor and trustees earn substantially more than their counterparts in some larger communities. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 19, 1989, p. 3 Statistics, Municipal employees, Salaries
Drunks don't get far here 1988-12-08 There were more than 200 drunk-driving arrests in Skokie from January 1-December 5. There were only 170 drunk-driving arrests during all of 1987. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 8, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Statistics, Crime and criminals - Drunk driving
No Title 1988-08-13 Statistics show that crime in Skokie dropped more than 5 percent this year (through July) compared with the same period last year. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, August 13, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crime and criminals, Statistics
No Title 1988-08-13 Statistics show that crime in Skokie dropped more than 5 percent this year (through July) compared with the same period last year. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, August 13, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crime and criminals, Statistics
No Title 1988-07-14 Mayor Jackie Gorell has appointed a task force charged with trying to come up with ways to lure more young families to the Village. Estimates show the Village population is considerably older than the state and the nation as a whole. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 14, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Statistics, Surveys and studies, Population, Gorell, Jacqueline
McCormick's accident rate still high 1988-03-17 Statistics about the number of traffic accidents at several McCormick intersections have been released. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 17, 1988, p. 3 Traffic accidents, McCormick Boulevard, Statistics
Stolen cars, shoplifting still top crime problems 1988-02-04 Statistics about criminal activity in Skokie in 1987 have been released. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 4, 1988, p. 6 Crime and criminals, Statistics
A new melting pot: Growing Asian community alters village's ethnic makeup 1987-12-10 There is a growing Asian community in Skokie. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 10, 1987, p. 3 Statistics, Population
Senior citizen boom predicted in suburbs 1987-09-17 According to a report released this week, Niles Township will see a modest increase in its population of senior citizens by the end of the decade. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 17, 1987, p. 7 Statistics, Niles Township, Aged, Population
Skokians test well 1987-09-17 Of 1,824 people who had their cholesterol checked by the Skokie Health Department between July 17 and August 14, 63.1 percent had desirable levels and 36.9 percent had moderate or high levels. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 17, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Health Department (formerly Skokie Public Health Department), Statistics
New digest 1987-04-23 Skokie Public Library reports record circulation figures for March. Figures for the year to date are 7.7 percent higher than at the same time last year. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 23, 1987, p. 4 Skokie Public Library, Statistics
Suburbs face problems of old 1987-04-04 Recent studies show that the number of Skokie residents over age 60 has increased rapidly since 1970. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, April 4, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 2 Lincolnwood, Niles, Statistics, Skokie - Residents, Aged, Morton Grove, Population
Stolen cars big moneymaker for thieves 1987-02-05 Crime statistics for 1986 have been released and the Skokie Police Department is making plans to try to reduce the number of car thefts in the area. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 5, 1987, p. 3 Crime and criminals - Theft, Statistics, Skokie Police Department
Crime reports released: Skokie vehicle thefts up, burglaries down 1987-01-22 Skokie police have released the 1986 crime report. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 22, 1987, p. 3 Crime and criminals, Statistics
Area property sales up 14% over last year 1986-07-24 Property sales in Skokie were up 14.4 percent for the first half of 1986 compared to the first half of last year. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 24, 1986, p. 14 Real estate, Statistics
North suburbs grow 'smaller but richer 1985-12-26 The U.S. Bureau of the Census has released new information about the population and per capita income of residents in the northern suburbs of Chicago. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 26, 1985, p. 4 Statistics, Census, Population
Skokie crime dropped nearly 3% last year 1985-10-03 Crime in Skokie decreased 2.9 percent last year compared to 1983 figures. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 3, 1985, p. 7 Crime and criminals, Statistics
Non-violent crime is up in suburbs 1985-10-03 The Illinois Department of State Police has released a survey which shows that the number of non-violent crimes in the north suburban area increased slightly during 1984. The number of violent crimes decreased or remained steady in most areas. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 3, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crime and criminals, Statistics
Housing market upbeat for 1985 1985-07-25 Statistics are now available showing the number of single family homes sold on the North Shore in 1984 and their average sale prices. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 25, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, Statistics
Crime generally slows, 1984 police stats show 1985-02-27 According to Skokie Police Department crime statistics, there were fewer burglaries and other criminal activities in the Skokie area than last year. Skokie Review, Wednesday, February 27, 1985, p. 9 Crime and criminals, Statistics
Average staff salaries in top quarter: survey says 1985-01-10 According to a recent U.S. Census report, the average monthly wage for full-time municipal workers in the Village of Skokie is in the top quarter bracket of the Chicago suburban pay scale. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 10, 1985, p. 6 Statistics, Municipal employees, Salaries
Ancestry changes at St. Peter's 1985-01-03 Father Charles E. Cronin, pastor of St. Peter's Catholic Church, says that 30 percent of his congregation comes from the Philippines, Korea, India, Vietnam and Cuba. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 3, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Cronin, Charles E., Churches, St. Peter's Catholic Church, Statistics
Employment outlook 'dim' for Skokie; Northbrook up 1984-12-27 The latest Manpower, Inc. Employment Outlook Survey shows that Skokie's predicted rate of hiring is in the bottom 25 percent of Midwest communities. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 27, 1984, p. 9 Statistics, Employment
Strong influence felt from influx into suburbs 1984-12-06 Skokie's population is 7.7 percent Asian. In Niles Township communities the number of Asian and Pacific island residents is growing rapidly. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 6, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Statistics, Population
Fear, caution rise faster than crime 1984-08-16 Statistics show that in 1983 Skokie had 660 burglaries. 769 burglaries were reported in 1980. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 16, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crime and criminals, Statistics
Burglaries drop, cop report says 1984-04-15 The quarterly crime report issued in March indicates that burglaries dropped by 52 percent during March, 1984 compared to March, 1983. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, April 15, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Statistics, Crime and criminals - Burglaries
NIPC forecast doesn't faze officials 1984-02-09 The Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission is endorsing a new set of population and household forecasts for each municipality in northeastern Illinois. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 9, 1984, Sec. 1,p. 1 Statistics, Population
Ridership record set 1983-04-28 The District's ridership increased 11 percent in 1982. $274,500 loaned by the District's member communities has been repaid. The News, Thursday, April 28, 1983, p. 9 Budget and expenditures, Transportation, Statistics, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Heart disease biggest local killer 1982-01-07 Skokie's population decreased nearly 12 percent over the ten year period from 1970-1980, according to statistics compiled by the Illinois Department of Health and the U.S. Bureau of the Census. The News, Thursday, January 7, 1982, p. 3 Statistics, Skokie - Residents, Census
Skokie has low mortality 1981-07-02 The Suburban Cook County-Du Page County Health Systems Agency has just released a report that contains demographic and mortality rate figures for Skokie. The News, Thursday, July 2, 1981, p. 12 Statistics, Skokie - Residents
Major crimes decrease locally in year ended 1971-01-07 Skokie's crime statistics are lower for 1970 than prior years. The News, Thursday, January 7, 1971, p. 1 Crime and criminals, Statistics