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Cook County swears in first support dog

Cook County State's Attorney Kimberly Foxx introduced the office's first support dog to assist children and mentally disabled victims of sexual assault and violence during a... — Updated 11/15/2019


Pace Board approves 2020 Budget and Rideshare Demonstration Funding Agreements

At their November 14 meeting, the Pace Board of Directors approved staff’s recommendation for the agency’s 2020 budget. A balanced and stable budget was presented with no general fare increases for suburban service or regional... — Updated 11/14/2019


Tinley Park Band to present free Holiday Concert

The Tinley Park Community Band, directed by Barbara Abarro, presents their annual free Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 3:00 pm in the Art Beckmann Performing Arts... — Updated 11/13/2019


Oakton to Receive Award for Service to Latinx Community

Oakton Community College will receive the Reflecting Excellence Award on Wednesday, Nov. 13 for its contributions to the Latinx community by Reflejos, a bilingual weekly newspaper... — Updated 11/13/2019


News Briefs

District 67 hosted its 4th annual ELL Family Night Golf School District 67 hosted its 4th annual ELL Family Night. This is an opportunity for our community and families who speak a second language to enjoy a delicious dinner from... — Updated 11/13/2019


Kiwanis seek Donations for Holiday Food Drive

The Park Ridge Kiwanis Club is again working with Park Ridge-Niles School District 64 to provide holiday food baskets to families in need. There are about 180 families in need throu... — Updated 11/13/2019


Board honors Those Who Make A Difference winners

Boruch Arnold “Boruch Arnold is a 15-year-old sophomore who attends both Niles Central and Niles West,” said Niles Central Director Joe Bruzzino, who introduced him. “Boruch is being recognized for his technological... — Updated 11/13/2019


Free Oakton lecture examines the scholarly study of Judaism Nov. 14

Learn about the scholarly study of Judaism by attending the free lecture "The Emergence of the Jewish Professoriate in the Modern University" 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov.... — Updated 11/11/2019


Northbrook native Kevin Coval to appear at Oakton's Chicago Writers series event Nov. 20

Northbrook native and Glenbrook North High School alumnus Kevin Coval will read selections from his collection of poetry 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Oakton Community College's... — Updated 11/11/2019


St. John Brebeuf Parish Project honors veterans

Veterans who have served our country were honored by a group from St. John Brebeuf who delivered 335 care packages filled with toiletries to them at Hines VA Hospital Sunday, Nov.... — Updated 11/11/2019


Maine Township seeks Holiday donations for food pantry

Feeding the hungry never takes a holiday. The Maine Township Emergency Food Pantry is seeking donations from individuals, companies, and organizations to stock up on much-needed... — Updated 11/7/2019


Stagg High School to host Arts and Craft show

Stagg High School Music Booster organization presents Art for the Season, an arts and crafts fair on Saturday, November 16th from 9:00am to 4:00 pm & Sunday, November 17th from... — Updated 11/7/2019


Oakton hosts lecture 'Fighting for the Soul of America: Migrant Lives at the Border' lecture Nov. 6

What: Over 50,000 immigrants are being held in detention centers, while thousands more languish in unsafe conditions at the border. Manoj Govindaiah, director of Litigation at the... — Updated 11/7/2019


Oakton Spring Registration begins Nov. 13

Spring semester registration for credit classes opens Wednesday Nov. 13, at Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines, and 7701 N. Lincoln Ave., Skokie. Classes... — Updated 11/7/2019


Oakton hosts "Power Up: Exploring Alternative Energy Careers," Nov. 14

Students and the community can explore alternative energy career prospects and learn how to prepare to become part of this growing and dynamic field Thursday, Nov. 14, from 8:30... — Updated 11/6/2019


Post 134 to celebrate 13th annual Adopt a Sailor Navy Day

The Legion will host 50 recruits from Great Lakes Naval Base. The sailors will arrive by bus around 8:30 a.m. and will be greeted by Legion members, village officials, friends, and... — Updated 11/6/2019


Niles Briefs

City Introduces New Interactive Dining Guide More than150 Des Plaines dining options are now at your fingertips with the launch of the Des Plaines Dining Guide. This new interactive map makes it easy for you to decide on your next... — Updated 11/6/2019


Oakton students to raise awareness for homelessness Nov. 7

What's it like to be homeless? Over 50 Oakton Community College students will find out when they spend the night in outdoor shelters Thursday, Nov.7-Friday, Nov. 8, outside the... — Updated 11/4/2019


Second suspect arrested for aggravated discharge of a firearm

On 10/27/2019 at 0320 hours Detectives from the Niles Police Department took into custody a second suspect involved in the incident that occurred September 22, 2019 at... — Updated 11/2/2019


Oakton cross country runner qualifies for nationals

Oakton Community College cross country runner Souleya Ibrahim (Mather High School) will compete in the 2019 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Women's... — Updated 10/31/2019


Niles briefs

Updated- Dee Road Closure October 16 - October 31 Dee Road will be closed in both directions at the tracks from Wednesday, October 16 at 9:00 a.m. through Thursday, October 31 at 12:00 p.m.  The northbound detour will begin at... — Updated 10/30/2019


D.219 prohibits bullying

Since October is National Bullying Prevention Month, Niles Township High School District 219 is taking the occasion to remind students and families that the district strictly... — Updated 10/30/2019


Oakton hosts early childhood/K-12 education and transfer fair Nov. 13

Do you have a desire to teach? Looking to meet potential educational employers? Oakton Community College has the answers as it is hosting an Early Childhood and K-12 Education... — Updated 10/30/2019

 By Jerry Nowicki    News

Chicago mayor: To balance budget, city 'will need cooperation from Springfield'

SPRINGFIELD — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot laid out her budget plan Wednesday, announcing the city "will need cooperation from Springfield” in order to fill an $838 million operating deficit. Lightfoot called on state lawmakers... — Updated 10/23/2019


Niles briefs

Mayor Maloney hosts Holiday Card Contest Mayor Maloney invites all local young artists in Park Ridge to design his holiday card this year. Each year the Mayor sends a card to neighboring communities and organizations on behalf of... — Updated 10/23/2019


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