The Daily Northwestern

Chicago Blackhawks to appear at community center fundraiser

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

February 22, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Two Illinois-raised Chicago Blackhawks have been added to the slate of guests appearing at a cocktail party benefiting Friends of the Robert Crown Center, a citizen group fundraising for a new facility to replace the center, according...

Evanston Public Library receives grant to support growth of STEM programs

Stavros Agorakis, Reporter

February 21, 2017

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

A new research project will bring science, technology, engineering and mathematics initiatives to the Evanston Public Library and the rest of the city, promoting efforts to increase interest in science among local children. The...

EPL hires latino engagement coordinator

Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor

February 16, 2017

Filed under City, Education

The Evanston Public Library is hiring a new Latino engagement librarian, the library announced Thursday in a news release. Miguel Ruiz, who previously worked as an e-learning librarian at University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries,...

Evanston Public Library books related to Quran defaced

Nora Shelly, City Editor

November 22, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Seven Evanston Public Library books about Islam and the Quran were found defaced with "racist language and imagery" as well as graffiti, library officials said in a statement Tuesday. EPL officials said the books were being...

Police Blotter: Men steal lottery tickets

Nora Shelly, City Editor

October 19, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Two men stole nearly $500 in lottery tickets from a store in September. On Sept. 28 just before 5 a.m., Evanston police officers were dispatched to New Lucky Main Pantry, 510 Main St., after a burglar alarm was tripped. The...