| May 22, 2013
| 12:21 PM
SPRINFFIELD -- Gov. Pat Quinn's effort to block ComEd from hiking rates was rejected by state lawmakers on Wednesday.
The House voted 71-44 to override Quinn's veto of the legislation, the minimum number of votes needed to do so. The vote came a day...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Though the Seminary Co-op's new digs will be almost three times the size of its former basement lair, the architects have worked closely with the bookstore's management to recreate the labyrinthine, wandering sense of discovery.
For Stanley Tigerman,...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 10:38 AM
Last Name, First Name | City, State | Media
Axium, Carole | Chicago, IL | Jewelry
Barnish, Andrea | LaGrange, IL | Photography
Bank, Carla | Barrington, IL | Acrylic
Benes, Eugene | Homer Glen, IL | Wood
Benson, Jeffrey L. | Orland Park, IL |...
| Jan 13, 2013
With both a bang and a whimper, the North Shore railroad, half a century ago this month, pulled the plug on a trolley wire that stretched from Chicago to Milwaukee and made the fortunes of towns in between.
Its last southbound train crashed into an...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Sunday we published a muscular attack on our own editorial board penned by Democratic State Rep. Lou Lang of Skokie: For years the editorial page has loudly bellowed for and against Illinois pension proposals and petulantly insulted and denigrated...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Wednesday's print column They jokingly refer to themselves as "road scholars," the part-time, often itinerate employees who teach the majority of the classroom hours at community colleges. Without their willingness to work for modest pay, tuition at these...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:00 AM
For kids, summer means three months off from reading, writing and arithmetic. But during that break, growing minds can lose educational skills acquired during the school year, according to the National Summer Learning Association.
| Jan 17, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Hanin Goma, the Skokie woman charged with driving under the influence of drugs in a May accident that killed a 9-year-old boy, appeared in court today and handed a judge a letter expressing her feelings about the crash.
The letter was not read aloud...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 3:52 PM
The story of Skokie and the way it rallied a community, a region and a state to stand up to the racism of neo-Nazism is told once again in a new documentary that takes a fresh look at old wounds.
Last week, the film, “Skokie: Invaded But Not...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 6:45 PM
An Evanston man died after his car crashed into a tree in Skokie late this morning, possibly following a heart attack, officials said.
Irving Yaross, 89, of the 300 block of Darrow Avenue in Evanston, was declared dead at 11:50 a.m. at St. Francis...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
To me, a kid growing up in the 1960s and '70s, Skokie seemed like any other suburb, its tidy houses sitting on impeccably manicured lawns.
Sure, on Friday nights and Saturday mornings you'd sometimes see Hasidic Jews strolling to and from synagogue....