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 Eva
The Evanston Community Foundation says long-time Evanstonians Mary and Paul Finnegan have issued a $1,000,000 challenge grant to build the Evanston Community Rapid Response Fund to address immediate needs created by the COVID-19 pan
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.
Although one COVID-19 case has been reported this week at the Mather Place senior living development in Wilmette, no new cases have been reported at Evanston's senior living communities in the past 10 days.
Evanston's rate of confirmed COVID-19 cases remains substantially higher than the rate in the City of Chicago or the State of Illinois as a whole, but latest numbers suggest the gap may be diminishing.
The Evanston Community Foundation is seeking donations for a planned Rapid Response Fund it hopes will foster a unified philanthropic response to address the impact of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the Evanston communi
As World War I was nearing its end in 1918, Evanston -- like the rest of America -- faced an influenza epidemic that has some striking resemblances to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic being dealt with today.