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Skokie, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in Skokie, IL include 60077, and 60076. The median home price in Skokie is $299,000 which is roughly $188/per square foot. More Skokie information.

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3 hrs ago | 301 Moved Permanently

Wilmette readies for higher local sales tax

TAX AND MEND WHAT: 1 percent local sales tax FOR: deferred repairs, upkeep POSSIBLE: $1.5 million a year NEEDS: $16.9 million INFO: www.wilmette.com Faced with millions of dollars of unmet street, sewer and safety service needs, Wilmette is nearly ready to hike its home-rule sales tax from the current .25 percent to one percent. That could garner $1.5 million every year to tackle those needs, officials say.

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7 hrs ago | Patch.com

Evanston Obituary: Benita E. Masters, 77

Devoted mother of Steven and Douglas . Proud grandmother of Julia, Ari, Adam and Charlie.

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7 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Her Story Theater to Present Shadow Town II - the Johns, 10/16-11/23

Her Story Theater's Shadow Town II: The JOHNS, written and directed by Mary Bonnett, premieres October 16 and runs through November 23, 2014 at the Mayer Kaplan Theatre, Skokie, IL. Following the 2013 highly-acclaimed play Shadow Town based on sex trafficking of girls in the Chicagoland area, Bonnett creates the second half of story-the 'demand' side and its impact on the purchasers, their families and the sex trafficked girls.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Patch.com

Evanston Obituary: Benita E. Masters, 77

Devoted mother of Steven and Douglas . Proud grandmother of Julia, Ari, Adam and Charlie.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Sat 9/13: Festival de la Villita, Hyde Park BBQ...

As the largest Mexican heritage celebration in the Midwest, the 25th annual Festival de La Villita rings in Mexican Independence Day weekend. Games, carnival rides, and food and merchandise vendors crowd around the intersection of 26th and Kostner.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Patch.com

District 65 Invites Stakeholders to Participate in Strategic Planning Process

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 is embarking on a strategic planning process that will set priorities for the next three years and needs everyone in the Evanston and Skokie community to get involved. "We are very excited about the start of the new school year and are ready to take on the challenge of working hard together to ensure success for all but we can't stop there," said District 65 Board Member and Strategic Planning Liaison, Candance Chow.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Celebrating Eighty Years of Youth With Mr. Howard Pomper and Family

Family life events provide us with what are often rare opportunities to recall and share old memories and create new ones. Aside from the occasional grumpy uncle or snooty cousin without whom we could live life perfectly well, there is no one with whom we'd rather be than family.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Daily Herald

Hartstein remembered as loving family man

Ray Hartstein was remembered during funeral services Tuesday as a devoted husband, father and grandfather who also gave much of his time to educational causes, including the creation of Oakton Community College in 1969. Family members and more than 100 mourners remembered Ray Hartstein as a loving father and never-ending proponent of education during funeral services Tuesday for the 96-year-old founder of Oakton Community College.

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Special book: Holocaust history, recipes mark author's personal journey

It is also available at other Jewish stores and is being sold at the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington. The book will be available at more mainstream venues like Amazon.com soon.

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Wilmette Police Blotter: Two found with cocaine, held without bond

The following arrests were listed among the official reports of the Wilmette and Kenilworth Police Departments. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Patch.com

Driver Going 90 MPH on Willow Arrested for DUI

Officers on patrol located the vehicle driven by Jamie Cisneros-Estrada, 26, of the 9400 block of Meadow Lane in Des Plaines, partially on the parkway at Dundee and Sanders roads at 10 p.m. Aug. 28. He told officers he lost control of the vehicle. Officers determined he was under the influence.

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Bridal gown sale at Old Orchard helps fight breast cancer

Looking for that special dress? Check out the Bridal Show & Charity Gown Sale with its multitude of wedding gowns on sale to benefit Brides Against Breast Cancer as part of the "Nationwide Tour of Gowns." The sale comes to Westfield Old Orchard, Golf Road and Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, Sunday, Sept.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Daily Herald

Ray Harstein, one of the founders of Oakton Community College, died Sunday at 96.

Ray Hartstein, founding chairman of the Oakton Community College board and a member for 35 years, died peacefully Sunday at his Vernon Hills home at 96. Hartstein, for whom Oakton's eastern campus was named, was surrounded by family, said his son, former Buffalo Grove Village President Elliott Hartstein. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Daily Herald

Weekend picks: Laugh along with Margaret Cho at North Shore Center

Cho time: Comedian and actress Margaret Cho returns to her standup roots this Saturday at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. $38-$74.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Skokie man reported missing in Chicago

Skokie police on Friday were asking for the public's help in locating a 79-year-old local man who went missing in Chicago on Thursday, authorities said. Bhim S. Chanana, 79, was last seen after being dropped off by a family member at the Republic Bank on Devon Avenue near Rockwell Street in Chicago at 11:30 a.m. Thursday and has not been heard from since.

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Daily Herald

Northwest suburban police blotter

2 at Starbucks, 2964 W. Euclid Ave. Credit cards in the wallet were used at Best Buy and Target for $2,000 and the Apple store in Schaumburg for $2,000. • Burglars stole tools, motor cross helmet, knee protectors, and boots between Aug. 23 and Sept.

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Daily Herald

From premieres to 'Poppins': 12 fall theater shows worth a peek

New works and works new to the Chicago area dominate this fall's theater offerings which, at last count, include 33 world and regional premieres. But the fall season also showcases a few musical chestnuts, as well as one of the area's most acclaimed actors taking on one of Shakespeare's great roles.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Patch.com

Skokie Police Force Significantly More White than Community

At a time when the issue of the racial diversity of police forces is very much in the public mind after the protests in Ferguson, MO, an interesting analysis by the New York Times shows that Skokie's police department is significantly more white than the city as a whole. Skokie's police force is 25 percent more white than the city's population, according to the data.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Ice bucket challenge heats up ALS donations

Kermit the Frog participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis .

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

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Wilmette Police Blotter: Chicago man surrenders on charge of failure to appear

The following arrests were listed among the official reports of the Wilmette and Kenilworth Police Departments.

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