Getting noticed in a competitive job market might seem impossible. But with training from the Youth Job Center of Evanston’s Summer Employment Series, job seekers can find success in their job searches, even in a down economy.
Six business groups will receive a total of $50,000 in city grants for marketing and beautification efforts under plans approved unanimously by Evanston's Economic Development Committee Wednesday night.
The Neighborhood Business District Improvement Program project awards include:
About 50 Evanston business and political leaders gathered this morning for what was billed as an "economic development summit" in the Parasol Room at the Civic Center.
Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl told the group the city needs to increase business activity both to make Evanston more livable and to improve its tax base in tough economic times.
One man is dead and another hospitalized with gunshot wound after an argument broke out in front of a home at 1039 Darrow Ave. late last night.
Evanston police say that when officers arrived on the scene they found Craig Romon Smith Jr. dead of a gunshot wound to the head.