Presence Saint Francis Hospital announced today that it has received Cycle IV, the highest designation in Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
Parents, bring your cameras and capture your little one visiting with Santa.
The man in red will visit the Downtown Evanston Visitor Information Center on Saturday, Dec. 14, from noon-4:00 p.m.
This event is free.
Based on the novel by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, "Don Quixote" is the story of of Alonso Quijano, an hidalgo who reads so many chivalric novels that he makes it his mission to revive chivalry, using the name Don Quixote.
The Mudlark Theater Company presents "Don Quixote," Dec. 19-22. All performances start at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets, $10 for adults and $8 for kids. For more information, visit mudlarktheater.org.
Up for discussion at Monday's City Council meeting is a proposal from Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl to add more security cameras along streets surrounding Evanston Township High School.
The proposed security cameras would be an effort to increase safety for students walking to and from school, though it's also part of a larger effort to ensure safety for all residents, Tisdahl said in a memo to City Council members.
Evanston's City Council is scheduled to vote Monday night on a sanitation fee increase and 10 percent water rate increase recommended by city staff.
In addition to raising the water rate by 10 percent this year, staff also recommends raising the rate by 10 percent for the two following years, adding up to a total 33 percent rate increase over three years, according to a memo from staff to City Council.
The rate increase received little comment from council members at the last regularly scheduled meeting.
City officials say Evanston has gotten significantly more snow today than forecasts had predicted.
Evanston police have one person in custody after a car chase for suspected drug dealers ended in a traffic accident late this afternoon.
Cmdr. Jay Parrott says officers were chasing the suspects when the suspects' van hit other cars on Main Street near the entrance to the Robert Crown Center.
One of the suspects reportedly dropped a gun as he fled the scene. Parrott says officers have recovered the gun and arrested one suspect.
The canine unit was called out to search for the second suspect, but he so far has eluded capture.
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2:00 p.m., Children's Room, Evanston Public Library
This magical holiday tale tells of a young boy who still wants to believe in Santa even though his friends have “grown out of it.” His faith is rewarded when a steam train pulls up to his house and escorts him to the North Pole to meet Santa. The cutting-edge “motion capture process” used to film this story allows the real life actors to drive the emotions and movements of the animated characters. 2004
Running time: 99 minutes
Monday, Dec. 16, 7:00 p.m., Community Meeting Room, Evanston Public Library
Shun Li and the Poet. (2013. 98 min. Italy)
Evanston city officials say light snow and flurries are currently falling in the city and will increase in intensity this afternoon.
Total snow amount today should range from a half inch to an maximum of one inch. Most of the accumulating snow should end by 10:30 p.m. with some lingering flurries and snow showers overnight.