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Residents concerned about Youth and Young Adult restructuring

Residents concerned about Youth and Young Adult restructuring

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

November 4, 2018


Filed under City, Local, Top City Stories, Top Stories

Evanston residents raised concern in response to the city manager’s plan to restructure the Youth and Young Adult division at an Oct. 22 City Council meeting. During public comment, many worried about the division’s future.. “Splitting up the Youth and Young Adult program’s division is...

Blotter: Man maced and robbed of phone

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

November 4, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police, Top City Stories

Evanston Police Department officers responded to a report of a robbery behind the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center in northwest Evanston on Thursday evening. A male Evanston resident met a woman he knew behind the building, at 1655 Foster St., to lend her some money, and she arrived with another,...

Profit shares help student groups with fundraising, publicity across campus and city

Profit shares help student groups with fundraising, publicity across campus and city

Avi Varghese, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Top City Stories

You’ve seen the Facebook events: “Come to Blaze, a portion of the profits go to our student organization.” Or student groups may be asking you to come to Chipotle, Naf Naf Grill or even Epic Burger. When the academic year begins, it’s profit share season. Since Chipotle, once a staple...

Blotter: Woman arrested for reckless conduct

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police

Evanston Police Department officers arrested a 20-year-old woman on Wednesday morning after she turned herself in for an accusation of reckless conduct. On Oct. 27, the woman pulled her car up next to an Evanston resident, who was riding his bike, at the corner of Sheridan Road and Ridge Avenue in...

Democratic State Senator Kwame Raoul leading in Illinois attorney general race

Democratic State Senator Kwame Raoul leading in Illinois attorney general race

Sneha Dey, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, State, Top City Stories, Top Stories

The Illinois attorney general election is predicted to be a close one. According to a recent poll from the Paul Simon Institute at Southern Illinois University, State Sen. Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago) is 10 points ahead of Republican attorney Erika Harold. But the poll also said 39 percent of voters are...

Plans to restructure Youth and Young Adult division causes confusion

Plans to restructure Youth and Young Adult division causes confusion

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, Top City Stories, Top Stories

The city’s plan to restructure Evanston’s Youth and Young Adult division’s staff was met with confusion from residents and aldermen at an Oct. 22 City Council meeting. City manager Wally Bobkiewicz initiated plans to move Kevin Brown — current community services manager of the Youth and Young...

Blotter: Power pudding stolen from porch

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Evanston Police Department officers responded to a report of a theft in the 1800 block of Lemar Ave. in northwest Evanston on Tuesday evening. A 49-year-old Evanston resident told officers a FedEx package containing two six-can packs of MHP Power Pak Pudding was delivered to her house, and removed...

EPL workshopping new services, gathering feedback to improve inclusivity

EPL workshopping new services, gathering feedback to improve inclusivity

Samantha Handler, Copy Chief

October 31, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, Top City Stories

Evanston Public Library is collecting feedback from community members, planning to expand its book collections and working to introduce a mobile library — an effort to make its services more inclusive. These steps follow the release of the library’s equity, diversity and inclusion report in September. The report — commissioned by the library and conducted by the minority- and woman-...

Blotter: Tires slashed in north Evanston

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Evanston Police Department officers responded to a report of slashed tires on a gray 2007 Ford Escape in the 1400 block of Foster Street in west Evanston on Monday morning. A 25-year-old Evanston resident called the police after discovering two of her tires were flat, said Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan...

Aldermen may keep communicable disease specialist, health department certification

Aldermen may keep communicable disease specialist, health department certification

Kristina Karisch, City Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top Stories

A number of proposed cuts to the Department of Health and Human Services may be restored, following budget discussions during Monday’s City Council meeting. Aldermen had expressed their concerns about the potential department cuts and restructuring, which are meant to help fill the city’s projected...

Early voting attendance in Evanston expected to increase for midterm election

Early voting attendance in Evanston expected to increase for midterm election

Sophia Esquenazi, Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics

As Evanston residents decide who they will vote for in the midterm elections, many have chosen to cast their ballots through early voting. Beginning last Monday and ending on Monday, Nov. 5, Evanston residents can submit their votes for the various elections that will take place on Nov. 6. While...

Recusal recommended as part of Rainey’s ethics code violation

Recusal recommended as part of Rainey’s ethics code violation

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories

The Evanston Board of Ethics advised that Ald. Ann Rainey (8th) recuse herself from voting on any future matters concerning the proposed demolition of the Harley Clarke Mansion, board member Karena Bierman wrote in an email to The Daily. “It was moved and adopted that recusal would be appropriate...