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Beacon Academy student has sights set on Olympics

9 hours 28 min ago

17-year-old Paul Vag-Urminsky is a busy guy these days. Like any junior he’s juggling school work, considering colleges, and on top of that, preparing to compete in the World fencing championships.

Kits run away from St. Joseph in second half

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 23:21

Adding  perennial basketball power St. Joseph back to Evanston’s schedule for the 2017-18 season set up a classic “men versus boys” scenario considering that the Chargers returned 5 senior starters to zero for the Wildkits.

Sacluti complete police command training program

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 05:28

Evanston Police Cmdr. Melissa Sacluti has graduated from the School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University.

Vikings get tougher in second half, trip Wildkits

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 23:44

Only the tough teams will survive the grind of the Central Suburban League South division basketball race this year, with at least four teams capable of putting together 20-win seasons.

3 traffic stops and a drug arrest

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 13:55

Four arrests—three for traffic-related offenses and one for possession of drugs--are noted in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Peter Pan continues holiday tradition

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 09:11

For more than three decades, Music Theater Works’ December production has been a North Shore tradition, bringing families together to enjoy a favorite musical over the holidays.

Accident blocks Ridge at Lake

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 08:45

Traffic is blocked on Ridge Avenue between Grove and Greenwood streets at this hour after a two-car accident at Ridge and Lake.

Gentrification? What gentrification?

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 15:08

Opponents of new high-rise developments in downtown Evanston often claim that they cause gentrification.

Civil Air Patrol leader honored at age 101

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 14:25

A long-timer leader of the Civil Air Patrol, 101 year old Col. Charles Compton, presided over a 76th anniversary gathering for the organization Wednesday at Presbyterian Homes in Evanston.

Burglars access Hyundai on Dewey

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 13:40

An unlocked 2010 Hyundai in the 1200 block of Dewey Avenue provided burglars with some cash. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Author of book on Arab wars to speak at EPL

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:52

Marc Lynch, professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University and the director of the Project on Middle East Political Science, will speak at the Evanston Public Library on January 8.

15-year-old charged in armed robbery

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 13:58

Evanston police say a school resource officer driving in the 1000 block of Elmwood Avenue about 3:45 p.m. Tuesday noticed a 13-year-old youth from Evanston who appeared to be upset.

Cash taken from unlocked Mazda

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 13:03

Burglars took cash from an unlocked Mazda in the 1700 block of Crain Street.This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Evanston becomes more diverse

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:19

New data released by the U.S. Census Bureau shows increasing racial and ethnic diversity in Evanston.

More snow expected later today

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 09:31

Forecasters say Evanston could get as much as an inch of snow -- especially near the lake and on the north side of town between this afternoon and early Thursday morning.

'Peter Pan' at Cahn Auditorium

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 06:08

Music Theater Works presents "Peter Pan" at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, Dec. 23  through Jan. 1.

No. 3 ranked Maine West holds off Wildkit girls

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 22:34

Evanston’s girls basketball team has 2 months left to catch Maine West.

NU student startup company acquired

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:00

Zcruit, a sports analytics company started by Northwestern University undergraduate students, has been acquired by Reigning Champs, a California-based digital network for student athletes, parents, coaches and colleges.

Scratched-up Porche on Mulford

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:20

Somone inflicted scratches on a 2003 Porche in the 1300 block of Mulford Street. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

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