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Glenbrook South’s football team scored on its first four possessions on Thursday and didn’t let up the next day, either.

In a game that took two days to complete due to a lightning storm in Glenview Thursday night, Evanston’s defense surrendered a total of 521 yards and the Titans stormed to an overwhelming 49-28 Central Suburban League South division victory.

Post date: October 4, 2014 - 5:19am
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A black two-door 2000 Honda Accord was stolen from the 2100 block of Orrington Avenue. Also, a snowblower was taken from an apartment parking lot in the 1300 block of Maple Avenue. These among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: October 3, 2014 - 3:16pm
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The Southeast Evanston Association will hold a presentation on "The Future of Bikes in Evanston" during its annual meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 20, at The Homestead, 1625 Hinman Ave.

Suzette Robinson, the city's director of public works, who's been leading efforts to improve bike facilities in the city, will be the guest speaker.

Post date: October 3, 2014 - 2:22pm
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First Bank & Trust has named Michael Yohanan as the bank's first marketing manager.

“Michael brings a wealth of knowledge about today’s most innovative marketing tactics, including digital media and social media,” said bank managing director Jay Lytle. “We know he will help First Bank & Trust continue to expand our customer base.”

Post date: October 3, 2014 - 2:04pm
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The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 4 general election is Tuesday, Oct. 7.

“Voters should make certain they are registered to vote, especially since the first week of October is a busy moving time,” Cook County Clerk David Orr said. “If you have moved down the street or a few towns over, you need to register to vote at your new address.”

Post date: October 3, 2014 - 11:58am
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Fifteen would-be operators of medical marijuana dispensaries have completed applications with the state to operate in the area that includes Evanston and Niles Township.

Post date: October 3, 2014 - 11:41am
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The McGaw YMCA hosts a Healthy Halloween Family Night from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 17.

Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume for this free night of activities for the whole family including family fun gym, zumba, swim, volleyball and much more All youths must be companied by an adult.

Post date: October 3, 2014 - 11:34am
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Once again owners of condos in a tall Evanston building are complaining that another tall building will obscure their views.

This time it's residents at 1570 Elmwood Ave. -- variously known as Evanston One or the Winthrop Club.

They're complaining that somebody at city hall -- we haven't heard who exactly -- supposedly told them that under the downtown plan prepared in 2007 nothing taller than 42 feet could be built next door, at 1571 Maple Ave.

Post date: October 3, 2014 - 10:58am
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Two Evanston-based youth development organizations will host a forum to address community concerns about youth violence on Wednesday, Oct. 8.

“A Community Conversation on Empowering Youth to Prevent Violence” will be held at 7 p.m. in the Parasol Room at the Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave., co-sponsored by Metropolitan Family Services Evanston/Skokie Valley Center and Youth Organizations Umbrella.

Panelists include:

Post date: October 3, 2014 - 8:03am
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Fairy Tale Trail is the largest community outreach project of The Woman’s Club of Evanston. The mission of The Trail is to provide a safe, non-frightening, fun Halloween experience for children of all ages and abilities.

The Trail is open to all children in the North Shore and Chicagoland, with a special focus on those who are physically, cognitively, or economically challenged.

Post date: October 3, 2014 - 7:41am

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