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Public's help requested in locating a missing Cook County teenage girl

Monica Elias, 15, was reported missing by her family on Monday night after she did not return to her unincorporated Glenview home. Monica is Hispanic, 4-feet, 11-inches tall and... — Updated 4/21/2020

 

More than 80 residents and staff at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center to be tested this week

To protect the health of residents and staff at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center and to prevent the spread of COVID-19, healthcare professionals will test more than 80 residents in the facility’s general population this... — Updated 4/21/2020

 

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

 

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

 
 By Mark Gregory    News 

Niles Police Sgt. Joseph Lazo hospitalized after crash in Texas

The Niles Police Department was devastated last week when three men affiliated with the department were struck when an alleged drunk driver going in the opposite direction swerved... — Updated 7/27/2020

 

Niles library tower glows for frontline workers

Starting on Wednesday, April 8, the Library Tower will be lit red each night to show appreciation for all of the frontline healthcare workers. The Library includes in their... — Updated 4/9/2020

 

Oakton student employee leading 3D printed PPE donation project

Oakton student employee and alum Matt Slizys is helping to save lives. Slizys is spearheading a project using 3D printers at the college's Skokie campus to create COVID-19 face... — Updated 4/9/2020

 

Maine Township responds to the Covid-19 crisis

As Maine Township continues to deal with the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic, CDC guidelines are being followed and policies and procedures updated as necessary. While the physical town... — Updated 4/7/2020

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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