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Three of the most accomplished athletes in Evanston’s storied history put their names on the dotted line Wednesday afternoon.

Basketball standouts Nojel Eastern and Leighah-Amori  Wool and track star Brad Garron all signed letters of intent to pursue their dreams on the collegiate level on the first official NCAA signing day on the calendar at a ceremony held at Beardsley Gymnasium.

Post date: November 16, 2016 - 7:42pm
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Kol Zimrah, the Jewish Community Singers, conducted by Pavel Roytman, will present a pre-Chanukah concert featuring Chicago-area cantors and a special surprise guest.

Tickets are $25 adults | $18 seniors | $10 for students and children 
Purchase tickets online, email, or call 847-869-4230 ext. 301

Post date: November 16, 2016 - 3:11pm
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Evanston Township High School's enrollment this year has hit its highest level in 30 years -- at 3,393 students.

Post date: November 16, 2016 - 1:37pm
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Evanston has again received the designation of a “Bicycle Friendly Community” at the Silver Award level by the League of American Bicyclists.

The Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award recognizes a community’s commitment to improving conditions for bicycling through investment in bicycling promotion, education programs, infrastructure, and pro-bicycling policies. 

Evanston first received the designation, which is valid for four years, in 2012.

Post date: November 16, 2016 - 11:38am
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Six parking meters have been pulled up out of the ground in the 1800 block of Oak Avenue. This is among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Criminal Damage

1800 Oak

Six parking meters have been pulled up out of the ground in the 1800 block of Oak Avenue since Nov. 8.

Graffiti

700 Howard

Graffiti was discovered at a grocery store in the 700 block of Howard Street at 10:34 a.m. yesterday.

Theft

1700 Sherman

Post date: November 16, 2016 - 11:21am
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Evanston officials, hoping to join Chicago in requiring owners of large buildings to report their energy usage, plan to make owners of proportionately several times as many buildings file such reports.

Post date: November 16, 2016 - 10:55am
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It didn’t take long for Evanston’s girls basketball team to face some adversity in their season opener Tuesday night at the Schaumburg Thanksgiving Tournament.

First-year head coach Brittanny Johnson didn’t mind a bit when she saw the way the Wildkits responded to a third quarter drought in which they mustered just six points and went almost seven full minutes without a field goal.

Post date: November 15, 2016 - 11:21pm
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A 2013 Ford was stolen from a garage in the 1700 block of Central Street. This is among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: November 15, 2016 - 2:39pm
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The five-unit retail building on Davis Street that replaced one destroyed by fire nearly three years ago likely will soon have its first tenant.

Title Boxing Club is scheduled to appear before the Zoning Board of Appeals tonight seeking a special use permit to set up shop in in the eastern-most storefront in the building, with an address of 1029 Davis.

Title Boxing is a franchise business with 163 locations around the country including two existing ones in the Chicago area.

Post date: November 15, 2016 - 1:40pm
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If there was any doubt that pressure is building for settlement of contract negotiations between the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 and its teachers, there was evidence aplenty displayed at Monday night’s meeting of the school board.

Post date: November 15, 2016 - 10:13am

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