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School crossing guard and community member Dorothy Headd honored with street name

Yonjoo Seo, Reporter April 14, 2021

Dorothy Headd, an elementary school crossing guard, environmental justice advocate and devoted church member, will be celebrated with an honorary street designation on Prairie Avenue, City Council voted...

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Lasagna Love Mamas and Papas address food insecurity, deliver home-cooked meals

Angeli Mittal, Assistant City Editor April 14, 2021

The onset of the pandemic has led some community members to host art displays and food drives. Throughout the past year, however, Lasagna Love Mamas and Papas have tried to help ease financial and emotional...

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Eli Coustan, 13-year-old Evanston resident, creates website to help community members find vaccines

Nick Francis and Angeli Mittal April 13, 2021

Navigating the many different options for COVID-19 vaccine appointments was a “pain in the neck,” 13-year-old Eli Coustan discovered when he tried to find an appointment for his grandparents. Finding...

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Evanston pauses J&J vaccine as federal agencies review rare cases of blood-clotting nationwide

Angeli Mittal, Assistant City Editor April 13, 2021

Evanston’s Health & Human Services Department is temporarily discontinuing the distribution of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine until further notice per federal and state recommendation,...

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City Council increases FY 2020 budget, evaluates COVID-19 revenue losses

Ilana Arougheti, Copy Chief April 13, 2021

City Council unanimously approved an amendment to increase the fiscal year 2020 budget by just over $14 million, a move that reflects COVID-19 revenue losses, incoming federal grants and areas of unforeseen...

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