Public Safety

Electric power restored downtown

A Commonwealth Edison spokesman says power now has been restored to nearly 600 electric customers in Evanston who lost service about 2:51 p.m. this afternoon.The outage affected several downtown buildings including the large office building at 500 Davis St. and others on the block bounded by Hinman Avenue, Davis Street, Chicago Avenue and Grove Street.

Chamber to honor local leaders at gala

The Evanston Chamber of Commerce will honor Frank Kaminski, director of security at Evanston Township High School and former Evanston police chief, with its Community Leadership Award; Glenn Moak, owner of Duxler Complete Car Care, with the Small Businessperson of the Year Award; and Don Baker, executive director, Youth Organizations Umbrella, Inc. with its new Public Service/Nonprofit Person of the Year Award at its 87th Annual Gala, at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 26,  at the Unitarian Church of Evanston.