Food pantry responds to COVID-19 crisis

The federal government today reported that nearly 201,000 more Illinois residents made initial claims for unemployment benefits last week as the COVID-19 crisis unfolds, and --  no coincidence -- the Hillside Food Pantry in Evanston had a long line of customers Wednesday.

Rotarians, restaurant provide dinner for Reba Place folks

Each year, the Rotary Club of Evanston Lighthouse joins with local restaurants to sponsor the Taste of Evanston, featuring food samples from most of the area’s leading restaurants, with a major portion of the proceeds devoted to promoting affordable housing in Evanston.