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  1. Permobil acquires Prairie SeatingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    ... global Business Unit Seating and Positioning. Prairie Seating will continue manufacturing operations from its Skokie, Illinois, facility. The initial sales focus will be the U.S. market, with an eye on expansion opportunities in other countries. ...


  2. Skokie man charged in March 2016 killing of his young son's motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Chicago Tribune

    A Skokie man has been charged with murder and aggravated domestic battery in connection with the March 2016 slaying of a 31-year-old Skokie woman - who was the the mother of his child - inside her home, authorities said. Powell was denied bond on the homicide and domestic battery charges and is scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 2, police said.


  3. Oakton's lecture series offers lifelong learning for seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Daily Herald

    ... by the Emeritus Program at Oakton Community College. Lectures take place Tuesdays from 1-2:30 p.m. at the college's Skokie campus, 1701 N. Lincoln Ave. Series I begins Feb. 2 with "The Stylish Satire of Stan Freberg" and runs through March 8. ...


  4. Former Chicago trafficking victim Brenda Myers-Powell to speak at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 |

    Skokie, Ill. January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. On January 12, Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center and YWCA Evanston/North Shore in partnership with Illinois DCFS and other local organizations, will host a film screening of the Sundance Film Festival award-winning documentary, "Dreamcatcher," an unflinching expos that follows Brenda Myers-Powell , who grew up in one of the poorest neighborhoods of Chicago and eventually fell into the dark world of prostitution.


  5. How Fake News Reinforced My Faith In The First AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Fast Company

    ... the fiercest free speech warrior I've ever known. Whether Hentoff was defending the right of the Nazis to march in Skokie, Illinois, or condemning political correctness on college campuses, or tangling with feminists over proposals to ban hate ...


  6. Your View: How far the ACLU has fallenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 |

    Most of my family had always belonged to the American Civil Liberties Union and supported the constitutionally guaranteed freedoms they espoused: free speech, free association, free assembly, free press, and equality before the law. In 1978, when the ACLU courageously defended the neo-Nazi's right to stage a march in Skokie, Illinois, I too joined.


  7. Artificial Pump Totally Replaces Heart of Man for the First TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 8 | Chron

    ... Cooley. On April 4, 1969, the artificial mechanical heart was first implanted into the chest of Haskell Karp, a Skokie, Illinois man, replacing his human heart in an effort to keep him alive until a suitable donor was found. The Dacron tubes attach ...


  8. Automoblog Book Garage: Amazing Barn Finds & Roadside RelicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 8 |

    ... Collectors Guide. Burtt also organizes the barn finds class for the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals. He lives in Skokie, Illinois. Like many automotive enthusiasts, I can appreciate the grandeur of an event like NAIAS. It's just refreshing, every ...


  9. Sir Nicholas Winton honored at Holocaust MuseumRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2013 | Rotarian

    ... on 26 September. The exhibit is a project of the Rotary clubs of Lincolnshire (Morning Star), Barrington Breakfast, Skokie Valley, Northbrook, and Evanston Lighthouse, Illinois, USA, and is on permanent display at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and ...


  10. light Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season with World Premiere of FACELESSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 |

    Northlight Theatre , under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Faceless, written by Selina Fillinger and directed by BJ Jones . Faceless runs January 26 - March 4, 2017 at Northlight Theatre , 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie.


  11. WJC: Nazi march puts all America at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... and unfathomable, that such incidents could happen in America." The WJC acknowledged that the neo-Nazi march in Skokie, Illinois, in 1977 could not constitutionally be stopped, but that the situation today is different: "In Montana today, it is ...


  12. New privacy protection laws now in effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 |

    ... bill, which Yohnka described as "incredibly important," was Senate Bill 2343. That bill, sponsored by Daniel Biss (D-Skokie) , Toi Hutchinson (D-Chicago Heights) , Michael Connelly (R-Naperville) , Melinda Bush (D-Grayslake) , Emil Jones (D-Chicago) ...


  13. Call for Nominations for the 2017 Global Health Repurposing AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | PR Log

    SKOKIE, Ill. - Jan. 5, 2017 - PRLog -- Cures Within Reach, the leading global non-profit focused on repurposing research as a fast-track to saving patient lives, is issuing a Call for Nominations for its 2017 Global Health Repurposing Awards.


  14. Oakton to host January nanotechnology open housesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 1 | Daily Herald

    Oakton Community College will hold open houses for its nanotechnology program 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 5 and 12, at Skokie's Illinois Science + Technology Park Conference Center, 8045 Lamon Ave. According to, salaries for nanotechnology engineering technicians average $79,000 per year and range from $30,000 to $94,000. On the cutting edge of science, nanotechnology plays a critical role in biology, chemistry, engineering, medicine and physics -- from building microprocessors and delivering anti-cancer drugs efficiently to making clothes more stain resistant and improving sunscreen absorption.


  15. Sunday picks: Don't miss the train before Wonderland Express chugs awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | Daily Herald

    ... doughnuts and beverages, music and more in the Dreidel House tent at Westfield Old Orchard, 4999 Old Orchard Center, Skokie. The Dreidel House is located near Macy's, in the outdoor mall's "Cube Court." Free. (847) 674-7070 or ...


  16. Lincolnwood Builds New Segments of the Valley Line Trail and the Weber SpurRead the original story

    Friday Dec 30 | Streets Blog Chicago

    The northern suburb of Lincolnwood recently filled in the final gap in the Valley Line Trail, a paved multiuse path that runs from the Sauganash neighborhood on Chicago's Northwest Side to Skokie, creating an uninterrupted 4.5-mile corridor for transportation and recreation. The trail has been developed in segments along a former Union Pacific railroad spur.


  17. Skokie mayor: Menorah lighting event a gesture of hope, unityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | Chicago Tribune

    Rabbi Yochanan Posner of Lubavitch Chabad in Skokie lights the menorah of Hanukkah during the communitywide Menorah Lighting event Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016 at Krier Plaza in downtown Skokie. Rabbi Yochanan Posner of Lubavitch Chabad in Skokie lights the menorah of Hanukkah during the communitywide Menorah Lighting event Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016 at Krier Plaza in downtown Skokie.


  18. Northlight Theatre Finds Full Company for by the Water and RelativityRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2016 |

    ... on sale beginning January 2, 2017. The Box Office is located at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Boulevard, in Skokie. Box Office hours are Monday-Friday 10:00am-5:00pm, and Saturdays 12:00pm-5:00pm. On performance days, ...


  19. Energy Department Announces Six Projects for Pilot- and...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 29 | Holtville Tribune

    ... produce cellulosic renewable diesel and other bioproducts with another project partner, Genomatica. LanzaTech, Inc. (Skokie, Illinois): LanzaTech, Inc. ($4 million) has brought together a large team to design, construct, and operate an integrated ...


  20. Chicago's Top Stories of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | Eater

    ... restaurants, like Crispy Town, with them. It's a good thing that the Jollibee opening happened over the summer in Skokie. If they held it during winter, there would be a lot of cold customers. The lines were outrageous, making Hot Doug's queues look ...


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