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  1. Niles North Football Seeks Back-to-Back Playoff Berths for First Time in School HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... eight touchdowns a year ago despite missing four games after fracturing the fibula in his left leg," according to a Skokie Review season preview. The Vikings kick things off on the road on Friday, August 28 at Shepard. Their home opener is Friday, ...

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  2. Vehicle Stickers Need to be Bought by End of MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    Village of Skokie vehicle stickers must be displayed on windshields by August 31. They are available at Village Hall, 5127 Oakton Street. All vehicles registered with the Secretary of State to an address within the corporate limits of the Village of Skokie must display a valid Village sticker.

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  3. Local Business Owner Indicted in Alleged Ponzi SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    A total of four face charges of mail fraud and wire fraud after an alleged scheme to rob investors out of nearly $3 million. A Skokie man who owns Devon Street Investments Ltd. is one of four individuals charged with wire fraud and mail fraud in a 14-count indictment that resulted from an alleged Ponzi-scheme that involved selling $2.9 million in phony mortgages to investors.

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  4. North Shore Obituary: Tobias "Teddy" Schwartz, 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    ... Interment in CT. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822, www.cjfinfo.com

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  5. Four charged with mortgage scheme that netted nearly $3M over three yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLS-AM Chicago

    Four men, including a Chicago attorney and a Lincolnwood investment advisor, defrauded investors out of nearly $3 million through a phony mortgage scheme which they carried on for more than three years. Albert Rossini, 67, of Skokie, was the owner of Devon Street Investments in Lincolnwood, where he fraudulently induced at least 15 people into buying phony mortgage notes on apartment buildings in foreclosure, buildings which his firm neither owned nor managed, according to the U.S. Attorney's office.

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  6. Congregation Or Shalom welcomes first new Rabbi in 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Examiner.com

    ... Mizrahi , who succeeded Rabbi Scott Looper after he resigned his long-held post. The 35year-old Margolis was born in Skokie, IL, and raised in South Florida. He always had a strong interest in science and wanted to help people, as well as having an ...

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  7. George Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky to Star in FUNNYMAN Premiere at Northlight This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Northlight Theatre , under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Bruce Graham 's FUNNYMAN, kicking off Northlight's 41st Season. FUNNYMAN, directed by BJ Jones and developed through Northlight's Interplay series, runs September 11-October 18, 2015 at Northlight Theatre , 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie.

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  8. Lowcountry Restaurant Bagging Southern Seafood Trend and Karaoke in WrigleyvilleRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Eater

    In the vein of Angry Crab and other newcomers, Lowcountry will serve sauced-up seafood boils in plastic bags on Clark Street. Sauced-up Southern-style seafood boiled and served in plastic bags has become one of the biggest restaurant trends in Chicago in recent months, beginning with the perpetually-packed The Angry Crab in West Rogers Park and extending to The Rim Seafood on the same block and The Boiler Shrimp & Crawfish in Skokie.

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  9. North Shore Natives to Volunteer for IDFRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Patch.com

    A number of North Shore natives made the tip to the Jewish State last week to volunteer for the Israel Defense Forces as 'lone soldiers' - young people who leave behind their homes in the United States to fight in the IDF. Among the Olim who made the Aliyah chartered by Nefesh B'Nefesh were Samuel Eisenberg, 19, and Joshua Swatez, 19, from Skokie; Yael Gargir, 18, from Northbrook; Avraham Gutstein, 19, and Ryan Macks, 23, from Lincolnwood; Ori Kulbak, 18, from Highland Park; and Jeremy Weinstock, 18, and Nir Zaslavsky, 18, from Deerfield.

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  10. Evanston Native Plans Rush Street Reunion 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Patch.com

    An Evanston native and owner of the DJ School of Skokie will bring together some of the original musicians, vocalists and DJs from the famed Rush Street area night clubs, restaurants and dance clubs of the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. The Rush Street Reunion 2015, planned for Sunday, August 30 at Connie's Pizza, 1030 N. State Street in Chicago, "promises to be the ultimate industry reunion party," according to organizer David Floodstrand, a long-time Chicago jazz vocalist and author of the forthcoming book, Rush Street, Chicago's Street of Dreams.

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  11. NAPCO Announces Fiberglass Shower Inlays - Inlay Permanently Fixes Cracked Shower FloorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | PRWeb

    ... movement, they offer sound alternatives to replacement of counters, sinks, tile and bathtubs. NAPCO is located in Skokie, IL and services all 50 states and 5 foreign countries. If you are interested in refinishing your shower, tub, tile or counter ...

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  12. Big 10: Time to rethink hiring Salaita?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The News-Gazette

    ... him intellectually to the radical - and in my view, wrong - views he holds. "If SCOTUS can uphold Nazis marching in Skokie and Reverend (Fred) Phelps' congregation picketing military funerals to spew their irrelevant hatred towards gays, then I'm ...

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  13. Skokie Residents Can Get Up to 4 Rain BarrelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Patch.com

    A new program between the village and Metropolitan Water Reclamation District means materials and instructions will be send to homes of residents who request the barrels, according to the Skokie Review. Also as part of the deal, Skokie will act as a liaison to the MWRD.

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  14. Author appearances: Meet Vanessa Diffenbaugh at two local eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Daily Herald

    ... "Juli Bauer's Paleo Cookbook" at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, at Barnes and Noble at Old Orchard, 55 Old Orchard Center, Skokie. (847) 676-2230 or barnesandnoble.com . Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal ...

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  15. TAWUO v. LYNCHRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | FindLaw

    ... Institute there. He got as far as registering at Bluedata, but he did not attend for long. Later Tawuo moved to Skokie, Illinois, and in August 2010 he applied for asylum and withholding of removal with the CIS office in Chicago. In his application, ...

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  16. Glenview Blotter: Retail Theft, Financial Fraud, Suspended DrivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Patch.com

    On August 19 at 11 a.m., Fayth Hulbert, 24, Skokie was charged with Retail Theft Over $300 and Theft by Emergency Exit. On August 18 at 2:24 p.m., Carlos R. Moore, 29, University Park was charged with Financial Institutional Fraud in the 1200 block of Milwaukee Avenue.

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  17. Skokie Woman With West Nile 'Improving'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Patch.com

    The Skokie adult who became the second person to test positive for the West Nile virus in Illinois this year is a 50-year-old woman who is back home after a five-day hospital stay , according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The woman is improving, but was quite ill for awhile.

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  18. IL: Work Near CTA Yellow Line Raised Alarm Before Embankment CollapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Mass Transit

    Aug. 20--Weeks before an embankment collapse shut down the CTA's Yellow Line this spring, concerns were expressed over whether nearby construction at a sewage treatment plant in Skokie was causing too much movement in the tracks, emails obtained by the Tribune show. Monitoring of the CTA rails and a steel bridge revealed that vibrations, settlement and movement of the track system often exceeded the limits initially laid down by transit agency officials to safeguard Yellow Line commuters riding across the 50-foot-high dirt embankment, according to the internal emails and other documents.

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  19. Four Democrats Potentially Vying for Kirka s Senate SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    ... declined to make an endorsement at its slating meeting this week. A member of that committee, State Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie), said, "It's important that we have people who run for public office who believe passionately in their ability to serve and ...

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  20. Skokie's Gandhi Statue Turns 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Patch.com

    A celebration is being planned for the sculpture by the Gandhi Memorial Trust from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on October 4, according to the Skokie Review.

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