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Evanston officials respond to discovery of three Zika cases in Illinois

Cydney Hayes, Reporter

February 11, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, State

After three cases of Zika virus have been recorded this year in Illinois, Evanston officials said residents need not worry about contracting the disease in the city. Two of the three infected Illinois residents are pregnant... Read more »

European-style cafe, eatery to open in The Keg of Evanston’s former location

Darby Hopper, Reporter

February 11, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Local

A new restaurant is moving to the location formerly inhabited by The Keg of Evanston, bringing European-style coffee and food to the city’s downtown. Cupitol Coffee & Eatery will open in April at 810 Grove St., occupying the... Read more »

Evanston’s fourth quarter economic report reveals stability, diversity

Elena Sucharetza, Assistant City Editor

February 11, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Local

Evanston’s economic report from the final three months of 2015 was released Tuesday, showing overall economic stability, city officials said. Thirteen new businesses opened in the city and 60 jobs were generated during... Read more »

Ornua Foods president to speak in Evanston

Rachel Silverstein, Reporter

February 9, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

The president of the North American branch of an international dairy marketing company will speak at the Rotary Club of Evanston on Thursday about the company and its place in the Evanston community. Roisin Hennerty, president of the North Amer... Read more »

Negro Leagues baseball player Ray Knox receives key to city

Nora Shelly, Reporter

February 9, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl presented Monday night a key to the city to Ray Knox, a former Negro Leagues baseball player. Knox began playing in the Negro Leagues at age 14 in 1949, and is one of just a few dozen former players who are still alive. The Negro Leagues originated in 1... Read more »

Social media campaign launches in Evanston to limit violence

Nora Shelly, Reporter

February 7, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Local residents and community organizers launched last week a social media campaign designed to give Evanston residents a platform to voice their thoughts on violence in the city. Leadership Evanston, a program created by th... Read more »

Police Blotter: Evanston man arrested for pawning stolen watch

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

February 7, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A 32-year-old Evanston man was arrested Wednesday for pawning a watch stolen from a house in the 1400 block of Lincoln Street in August, police said. The Evanston resident had to be physically restrained while in jail because... Read more »