The eighth annual Nichols has Heart Walk-a-thon will be held Friday, May 29, starting at Nichols Middle School to raise funds for scholarships, medical research and the school's PTA.

Post date: May 13, 2015 - 4:10pm

Car seats for infants and other young children are not easy to install, but the Evanston Police Department has a certified passenger safety (CPS) technician on staff who would be glad to check it for you for free.

CPS Technicians have to undergo four days of training and must earn continuing education units every two years in order to stay certified.  

Post date: May 13, 2015 - 2:35pm

Author David Beck will visit the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian on Thursday, May 21 from 6-8pm to discuss his latest book City Indian: Native American Activism in Chicago, 1893-1934.

Co-authored with Rosalyn R. LaPier, the book explores how Native Americans in Chicago voiced their opinions about political, social, educational, and racial issues and struggled to reshape nostalgic perceptions of American Indians. A book signing will follow.

Post date: May 13, 2015 - 2:31pm

Someone broke into a garage in the 2000 block of Brown Avenue and stole a number of power tools. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: May 13, 2015 - 2:14pm

There were hugs and kisses and yelling and screaming aplenty Wednesday morning in the second grade classroom of James Schamber at Evanston’s Orrington Elementary School as a horde of media, family, and school officials invaded his domain to advise him that he was a 2015 recipient of the coveted Golden Apple Award.

Post date: May 13, 2015 - 12:36pm

The next lakefront home north of Evanston's Harley Clarke mansion has sold for $3.6 million.

Post date: May 13, 2015 - 11:56am

A new child daycare center has plans to open in a vacant storefront at 2812-2814 Central St. in Evanston.

Post date: May 13, 2015 - 11:11am

SummerStage 2015, Northwestern University’s Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts’ line-up of summer entertainment, includes stage productions, dance performances and broadcast screenings of international theatre.

Post date: May 13, 2015 - 10:16am

Northwestern University’s service learning and study abroad program, the Global Engagement Studies Institute, was recently recognized as a national leader for advancing racial, cultural and economic diversity in international programs.

Post date: May 13, 2015 - 10:05am

Mark Roth waited his entire baseball life to turn on the power switch as a hitter. And the timing couldn’t have been better for the Evanston senior, whose first career home run was the big blow in the Wildkits’ 10th consecutive victory Tuesday at Waukegan.

Post date: May 13, 2015 - 5:50am