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Chief Judge Evans extends postponement of most court cases, orders video appearances system wide

Chief Judge Evans extends postponement of most court cases, orders video appearances systemwide Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans today entered an order that extends the postponement of many criminal and civil cases in the Circuit Court... — Updated 3/31/2020


Cook County jail has 24 positive cases of COVID-19 among inmates

As part of its ongoing effort to inform the public of the measures being taken to combat the spread of COVID-19 within the Cook County Department of Corrections (DOC), the Cook County Sheriff’s Office will provide regular... — Updated 3/26/2020


Park Ridge announces notice regarding waste collection

With the COVID-19 virus, changes are being made to garbage service in Park Ridge. Groot Waste Management issued the following statement to residents. "In order to protect the health and welfare of our employees along with keeping... — Updated 3/23/2020


Niles police officer goes above and beyond for a homeless veteran

On the morning of March 22, Niles police officer Jerry Walczak took helped a homeless veteran in town. The veteran had no shoes, no food and soiled clothing. While he did this,... — Updated 3/22/2020


Niles Senior Center closure

In light of growing concern about the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), and out of an abundance of caution for the safety of older members of the community who may be at... — Updated 3/15/2020


North Shore Senior Center will temporarily close to public as a precaution starting Thursday, March 12

As news of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to develop, and the World Health Organization has declared this outbreak a pandemic, North Shore Senior Center is taking a proactive... — Updated 3/12/2020


Niles-Maine District Library shares coronavirus plan

The Niles-Maine District Library is taking precautions to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all employees and patrons in the Library District. Maintenance staff and overnight crews will be focusing their efforts on public areas of... — Updated 3/12/2020


Cook County answers questions regarding court operations in the Circuit Court of Cook County coronavirus

The Circuit Court of Cook County continues to monitor state and local responses to the coronavirus and will follow guidance provided by state and local public health agencies and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.... — Updated 3/11/2020


Night of the Roses nominees announced

The Niles Chamber of Commerce & Industry is proud to announce the nominees for the 16th Annual Niles Night of Roses held on Friday, April 24, 2020. Each year this... — Updated 3/5/2020


Niles News Briefs

Farmers Market seeks volunteers Did you know that the Park Ridge Farmers Market started in 1989?  The market is committed to bringing local farmers and artisans to our community who offer a variety of fresh herbs, flowers, special... — Updated 2/19/2020


Niles seeks qualified candidate to serve as Liquor Commissioner

The Village Board of Trustees is seeking a qualified candidate for the appointment of Local Liquor Commissioner. The following criteria are required for consideration:  Shall be... — Updated 2/19/2020


Oakton earns 2020-21 Military Friendly School designation

Demonstrating Oakton Community College’s dedication to those who served our country, the college has earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly School designation for the fifth... — Updated 2/13/2020


Preserve offers multiple volunteer opportunities in February

Show your Forest Preserves some love this month and join in on restoration activities. Volunteering is fun and meaningful, and lets you to get exercise outdoors while meeting new... — Updated 2/12/2020


Niles News Briefs

Respond to the 2020 Census It’s almost time to respond to the 2020 Census. The Census is a constitutionally required count of the population that takes place every ten years. Census data affects districts for elected... — Updated 2/12/2020

 By Mark Gregory    News

Boyle tabbed as next president of Notre Dame

Shay Boyle has spent his entire educational life in Catholic schools and beginning in July, he will have the opportunity to lead young men through their own Catholic school life.... — Updated 2/12/2020


Niles News Briefs

Pace proposes route changes The City has been contacted by Pace in regards to proposed service changes that would affect Park Ridge riders. Proposed changes would include routes 215, 225, 226, 422, and 423; the addition of Route... — Updated 2/5/2020


Health Dept. closely monitoring new Coronavirus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is taking action to prevent the spread of respiratory illness caused by a new coronavirus (named “2019-nCoV”) that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China.... — Updated 2/5/2020


Chamber announces Green Business Award Recipient - Ash and Willow Eco Salon and Beauty Apothecary

Holly Santelli, owner of Ash and Willow Eco Salon and Beauty Apothecary, not only tries to make her salon sustainable, but has also made it a core value – considering both... — Updated 2/5/2020


Car crashes into Police Station

There was a significant accident this morning where a car crashed into the Niles Police Station. I did want to bring attention to the great response work from Village staff:... — Updated 1/29/2020


Niles News Briefs

Park Ridge Fire Department Responds to Fire at 53 Park Lane On Wednesday January 22, 2020 at 1:27 p.m., the Park Ridge Fire Department was dispatched to a call for a possible house fire at a home located at 53 Park Lane. Upon... — Updated 1/29/2020


District 64 to compete in Special Olympics spring games

District 64 will compete in the Special Olympics Spring Games at Prospect High School on April 25-26. Special Olympics is an athleti competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports... — Updated 1/29/2020


Oakton hosts free events to celebrate Black History Month

Oakton Community College invites you to celebrate Black History Month by attending a pair of free events that highlight the accomplishments of notable African Americans. Both... — Updated 1/23/2020


Niles News Briefs

Farm on Franks Application Open The Farm on Frank’s application process is open as of January 2, 2020. If you are interested in applying for a plot at the community garden for the 2020 farming season, please return the... — Updated 1/22/2020


Gov. signs legislation eliminating driver's license suspension as penalty for non-moving violations

Chicago - Governor JB Pritzker today signed the License to Work Act, which eliminates driver’s license suspensions for most non-moving violations and allows tens of thousands of Illinoisans whose licenses were canceled,... — Updated 1/22/2020


Board honors Make A Difference award winners

The Niles Township High School District 219 Board of Education recognized stellar students who excel in their clubs, and also recognized their inspiring sponsors. The Make A... — Updated 1/22/2020


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