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Grown from history 2015-09-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 3, 2015, p.8 Harris, DeDe, Chicago Botanic Garden, Thomas, Cathy, Trees, Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Theresienstadt (Concentration camp)
Tree planting 2009-05-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 21, 2009, p. 9 Hirschhaut, Richard, Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Trees, Memorials, tributes, and remembrances
Weekend storm claims three ash trees 2008-06-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 12, 2008, p. 4 Skokie Public Works Department, Willing, Mark, weather, Trees
After ash borer damage, Skokie seeks tree funds 2008-05-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 8, 2008, p. 7 Slankard, Max, Skokie Public Works Department, Trees, Emerald ash borer
Ash tree removal to begin soon 2008-01-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 31, 2008, p. 5 Slankard, Max, Skokie Public Works Department, Pest control, Trees, Emerald ash borer
Ash borer forces removal of hundreds of ash trees 2008-01-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 10, 2008, p. 6 Slankard, Max, Skokie Public Works Department, Pest control, Trees, Rigoni, Al, Emerald ash borer
2007 year in review: Strides amid difficulties in 2007 2007-12-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 27, 2007, p. 5 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Awards, prizes, etc., Alltown Bus Co., Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, Backlot Bash, McTague, Ryan, Schechter, Gail, Knudsen, Tim, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Dahlquist, Michael J., Niles West High School, Skokie Board of Trustees, Sliwinski, Jeanette, Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network, National School Boards Association Award, Skokie Police Department, Taxi cabs, Osburn, Kaine, Sports - Cricket, Anniversaries and birthdays, Positive Connections, Burnett, Michael Wolf, Stein, Roger, Niles North High School, Trees, Codell, Neil, Meis, Douglas R., Evans, Carlton, Glick, John R., Interfaith Housing Center of the Northern Suburbs, Gatta, Nanciann, Skokie Park District, Parking, Vogler, Dale, Government - Skokie, Crime and criminals - Murder, Traffic accidents, School children - Transportation
Skokie responds to storms 2007-08-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 30, 2007, p. 5 Flood control, Skokie Public Works Department, Trees, Willing, Mark, weather, Skokie Police Department, Rigoni, Al
Ash borer located in Skokie 2007-04-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 26, 2007, p. 5 Slankard, Max, Skokie Public Works Department, Pest control, Trees, Rigoni, Al
Tougher tree laws supported 2005-09-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 22, 2005, p. 5 Ordinances, McCabe, Frank, Trees, Brewer, Scott, Daghestani, Ann, Brewer, Beth
Survey shows Skokie regulations not unique 2005-09-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 22, 2005, p. 11 Attiah, Alex, Skokie Public Works Department, Ordinances, Trees, Rigoni, Al
Skokie survives heat wave 2005-07-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 28, 2005, p. 5 Skokie Public Works Department, Rush North Shore Medical Center, Borre, Ken, Trees, Skokie Fire Department, weather
Developer, residents clash over project 2005-07-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 21, 2005, p. 12 Construction, Lazar, Ted, Trees, Van Dusen, George, Hansen, Wayne, Ehlers, George
Developer fined after damaging parkway tree roots 2005-07-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 21, 2005, p. 11 Stevens, Catherine, Daghestani, Omar, Lazar, Ted, Trees, Daghestani, Ann, Hansen, Wayne, American Home Builders
Skokie committed to keeping its Tree City USA designation 2005-04-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 7, 2005, p. 8 Tree City USA, Stevens, Catherine, Trees
Skokie to receive forestry grant 2004-06-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 17, 2004, p. 25 Grants, Skokie, Trees
Chipping in 2004-05-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 6, 2004, p. 3 Holidays and celebrations - Arbor Day, Devonshire Elementary School, Trikkas, Georgiana, Trees, Public School District 68 - Student activities
Protect all trees 2003-09-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 4, 2003, p. 14 Zoning, Skokie Board of Trustees, Trees, Editorial
Plan commission backs controls on tree removal 2003-08-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 28, 2003, p. 10 Skokie Plan Commission, Trees
Tree felling prompts talk on restrictions 2003-08-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 14, 2003, p. 3 Trees,
Tree limbs litter streets after storm 2003-07-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 10, 2003, p. 14 Streets, weather, Trees
Wind storm damage slight 2003-05-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 15, 2003, p. 8 weather, Trees
Skokie gets tree grant 2001-01-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 25, 2001, p. 4 Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Grants, Trees
Treasured trees 2000-08-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 31, 2000, p. 16 Trees, Editorial
Skokie trees spared most pests: forester 2000-08-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 24, 2000, p. 3 Diseases, Stevens, Catherine, Trees
Good for the earth, and good for us, too 2000-08-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 17, 2000, p. 5 Trees, Environment
Love affair with elms 2000-08-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 17, 2000, p. 5 Diseases, Ware, George, Trees, Environment
Invasive plants threaten native woods 2000-04-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 27, 2000, p. 5 Cook County Forest Preserve District, North Branch Restoration Project, River Trail Nature Center, Plants, Balaban, John, Trees, Vandertloeg, Wayne, Fuller, Kent, Balaban, Jane
Arbor Day tree plantings set in Skokie, Lincolnwood 2000-04-27 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 27, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Holidays and celebrations - Arbor Day, Trees
Tree restriction rule cut down 2000-03-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 23, 2000, p. 10 Zoning, Stevens, Catherine, Ordinances, McCabe, Frank, Trees
New tree ordinance felled in split vote 2000-03-23 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 23, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Tree City USA, Zoning, Ordinances, McCabe, Frank, Trees
Tree replacement set on East Prairie 2000-03-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 9, 2000, p. 4 Commonwealth Edison, East Prairie Road, Trees
Draft tree law irks trustee 2000-03-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 2, 2000, p. 8 Stevens, Catherine, McCabe, Frank, Trees, Paradise, Morton, Gelder, Michael, Laws and regulations
Tree spacing proposal proves to be divisive 2000-02-10 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 10, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Plan Commission, Trees
Trees may get more space 2000-01-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 27, 2000, p. 4 Skokie Plan Commission, Trees
Skokie wins Tree City award again 1999-03-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 25, 1999, p. 4 Tree City USA, Skokie, Trees, National Arbor Day Foundation, Awards, prizes, etc.
Village, ComEd put troublesome trees to the ax 1999-03-25 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 25, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Public utilities, Commonwealth Edison, Tree City USA, Trees, Awards, prizes, etc., National Arbor Day Foundation
Disease attacks region's trees 1998-09-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 10, 1998, p. 5 Diseases, Trees
Church Street trees to be replanted 1998-03-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 26, 1998, p. 4 Church Street, Trees
When prairie's being restored, who tends to the trees? Public inquires prompt county to examine restoration measures in nearby forest preserves 1997-08-28 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 28, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Cook County Forest Preserve District, Trees, Environment
Intrusive tree drops in on neighbors : Sizable hole causes 'gapers' block on Elm 1997-07-24 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 24, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Lloyd, Jack, Lloyd, Ken, Trees, Accidents
Tree City status re-affirmed 1997-04-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 10, 1997, p. 4 Tree City USA, Skokie, Trees, National Association of Tree Foresters, Awards, prizes, etc., National Arbor Day Foundation, USDA Forest Service
Skokie notes 1997-03-27 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 27, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 3 Tree City USA, Skokie, Trees, National Arbor Day Foundation, Awards, prizes, etc.
A better plan for forests 1997-02-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 20, 1997, p. 16 Cook County Forest Preserve District, Trees, Environment, Editorial
To tree - or not to tree : That is one of the questions being asked in the debate over forest restoration in Cook County 1996-11-14 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 14, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 7 Cook County Forest Preserve District, Chicago Wilderness, Balaban, John, Stroger, John, Trees
Accountability and the county's trees 1996-10-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 3, 1996, p. 24 North Branch Prairie Project, Trees, Editorial
Skokie is Tree City again 1996-02-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 29, 1996, p. 4 Tree City USA, Trees, National Association of Tree Foresters, Illinois Department of Conservation, Awards, prizes, etc., National Arbor Day Foundation, USDA Forest Service
Putting the tree to good use 1996-01-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 18, 1996, p. 17 Trees, Holidays and celebrations - Christmas, Editorial
Elm program widened 1995-09-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 14, 1995, p. 4 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Skokie Board of Trustees, Trees
Trustees approve parkway elm program 1995-07-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 20, 1995, p. 4 Manak, Don, Skokie Board of Trustees, Dutch Elm Disease, Streets, Trees, Cooke, Pam
Friends of late Niles West grad recall her as inspiration 1994-10-20 Friends of Tracy Hirschmann, who died in a car accident, planted a tree in remembrance of her. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 20, 1994, Sec. 4, p. 6 Hirschmann, Tracy, Trees, Death
Elm tree spraying proposed 1994-08-18 A proposal recommends that Skokie's elm trees be sprayed for Dutch Elm Disease. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 18, 1994, p. 13 Trees,
ComEd trimming angers residents on Howard Street 1994-08-18 Residents feel that tree trimming by ComEd is excessive. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 18, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 5 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Trees
Trustee plants plan to prune, protect 1994-05-26 More needs to be done to protect Skokie trees from Dutch Elm disease. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 26, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 3 Skokie, Trees
Arbor-friendly software has arrived 1994-02-03 The village and the Skokie Park District are trying to raise funds for a computerized tree maintenance program. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 3, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 3 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Trees, Computers, Skokie Park District - Budget and expenditures
Two park districts win grants to landscape areas with trees 1993-10-21 The Small Business Administration has awarded grants to the Skokie and Niles Park Districts for the addition of trees to recreation areas. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 21, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 3 Grants, Trees, Parks, U.S. Small Business Administration
Skokie named as 'Tree City USA 1987-02-21 The Village of Skokie has received a 1986 "Tree City USA" award from the National Arbor Day Foundation. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, February 21, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 6 Tree City USA, Skokie, Trees, National Arbor Day Foundation, Awards, prizes, etc.
Skokie earns Tree City USA title 1987-02-19 The National Arbor Day Foundation has named Skokie a "Tree City USA" for its efforts in forestry and conservation programs. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 19, 1987, p. 3 Tree City USA, Skokie, Trees, National Arbor Day Foundation, Awards, prizes, etc.
Gratitude seeds new park grove 1978-04-23 The Park District will celebrate Arbor Day by planting trees in Oakton Park in honor of 26 commissioners who have served on the Park District Board. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, April 23, 1978, Sec. 1, p. 2 Holidays and celebrations - Arbor Day, Oakton Park, Skokie Park District, Trees
Transform canal to Chanel 5 1974-02-28 Skokie and the Metropolitan Water District to start on program to transform the west bank of canal from Howard to Golf into an arboretum. The News, Thursday, February 28, 1974, p. 6 Smith, Albert J., Metropolitan Sanitary District, Trees, Metropolitan Sanitary District Canal
It Worked Out West: Parks will turn in old glass for trees 1971-01-14 Park District to use funds obtained from glass reclamation to purchase trees. The News, Thursday, January 14, 1971, p. 8 Skokie Park District, Trees
Skokie will continue DDT use 1969-10-16 Village Board approves continued use of DDT on elm trees. The News, Thursday, October 16, 1969, p. 1 Skokie Board of Trustees, Pest control, Trees