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Second ETHS student diagnosed with whooping cough this year

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 21, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

A student at Evanston Township High School has been diagnosed with whooping cough, according to a letter sent out Monday to students' parents. This is the second case at the school this year. The student, who has been diagnosed...

Evanston puts restaurant health inspection data on Yelp

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 21, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories

People can now view public restaurant health inspection information for Evanston establishments on business-review site Yelp, the city announced Monday. Through a partnership with Accela, a company that aims to provide civic...

Local dentists, hygienists give about 100 people free dental care

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

September 21, 2014

Filed under City

A clinic that provides free dental services to those in need performed more than $100,000 worth of procedures to about 100 people at an event in Evanston earlier this month, according to a news release. Dental Access Days,...

Evanston reports first human case of West Nile virus this year

Paige Leskin, City Editor

September 20, 2014

Filed under City, Local

The Evanston Health Department confirmed Friday it has its first human case of West Nile virus in 2014. The case was reported in a 60-year-old Evanston resident. This is the 16th confirmed human case in Illinois this year,...

Evanston aldermen review improvements to programs for high-risk residents

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

September 18, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

City Council discussed initiatives to coordinate different city services for homeless and at-risk residents Monday. Officials from the Evanston Public Library and the city presented their plans to develop new programs in ...

Parents notified of possible case of mumps at ETHS

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

May 5, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories

Evanston Township High School is putting parents on alert about a possible case of mumps at the school. In a letter posted Monday evening on the ETHS website, District 202 Superintendent Eric Witherspoon and Evonda Thomas-Smith, director of...

Housing nonprofits promote tenants’ services

Jeanne Kuang, Development Editor

April 1, 2014

Filed under City

Evanston-area nonprofits and Northwestern community members spoke to Evanston residents Tuesday evening about their rights as tenants. The panel, which was hosted by Open Communities, a North Shore fair housing nonprofit, provi...

As FDA seeks trans fats ban, Evanston restaurants have cut down ingredient

Edward Cox, Reporter

November 13, 2013

Filed under Business, City, Local, National

Evanston restaurants and food makers will have to get rid of trans fats in their products should the Food and Drug Administration’s steps to ban the ingredient come to fruition. The FDA cited the safety hazards of trans...