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March 7, 2018 by Roosevelt Martin (Register to contact)

An Interview with Roosevelt Martin the Assistant Dean of the College of Business at Chicago State University

Death Notice

January 6, 2018 by James Novello (Register to contact)

James B. Novello, age 79, of Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, and Vero Beach, Florida, died Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at home with his family. Beloved husband and best friend of Louise (nee Schuler). Loving father of Michael (Claire). Cherished grandfather of Danielle (Matt) Bentz and James G. Novello and great-grandfather of Juliette Marie Bentz.

Dear son of the late August, Sr. and Frances (nee McManmon).
Fond brother of Thomas (Carol) Novello, Frances (the late Thomas) Aiello and the late Salvatore (the late Mary), August, Jr. (the late Georgia) and Rosemary (the late Donald) Campbell. Fond uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Graduated from St. Viator Grammar School. Member of St. Zachary Catholic Church in Des Plaines for over 50 years; on the Parish Council and taught adult RCIA. Longtime employee at Victor-Comptometer Corp. Business manager at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Wadsworth. Jim loved sports, travel, Schurz luncheons with buddies, winters in Florida and a lifelong fan of the Blackhawks and Cubs.

Visitation was at Cooney Funeral Home, 625 Busse Highway, Park Ridge. Funeral was at St. Zachary Church in Des Plaines. Internment All Saints Cemetery.


December 9, 2017 by Joseph B Bidwell (Register to contact)

Joseph Bidwell, class of 1938, passed away July 3, 2017 in Tucson, AZ. He attended Brown University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1942. Joe served 18 months as a researcher at the Naval Research Lab, Washington, DC. during WWII. He was employed at General Motors Research retiring as Executive Director in 1981. Joe was a private pilot and enjoyed shooting. He is survived by 3 children.

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Brandquist, Robert "Bob" Carl  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM Feb. 20, 1929 - April 17, 2019 Robert "Bob" Carl Brandquist, 90, died April 17, 2019, after a brief illness. He was born on Feb. 20, 1929, in ...

Measles cases on the rise in Illinois, across the country  Fox 32 Chicago

Cook County doctors are urging parents to vaccinate their children against the measles after 7 cases are reported in Illinois.

Chicago Public Schools enrollment by school for 2018-19  Chicago Tribune

Look up how enrollment at each Chicago public school has changed from 2017-18 to 2018-19.

Payton College Prep tops 2018 list of Illinois’ best high schools: U.S. News  Chicago Sun-Times

All but two of Illinois' top 10 high schools for this year are in Chicago, according to U.S. News & World Report's annual list.

The Young Women Who Taught Lane Tech a Lesson  American Civil Liberties Union News and Information

This week, as part of Women's History Month, ACLU staff across the country will participate in a blog series about Title IX highlighting some of the core areas of ...

13 Illinois High Schools Named Among Best in Country, According to US News & World Report  NBC Chicago

More than a dozen Illinois high schools have been named among some of the best in the nation, according to the latest ranking released by U.S. News & World ...

Family remembers skier who died at Breckenridge Ski Resort on Jan. 7  Aspen Times

William James Hass was a life-long learner. As an inventor, writer and entrepreneur, Hass' life was largely defined by his intelligence and an unrelenting desire ...

Northside College Prep named top public high school in state  Chicago Sun-Times

Seven Chicago public high schools were ranked among the top 10 in Illinois for 2017 by U.S. News & World Report, with Northside College Prep named No.

'He was Mr. Deerfield': Bernie Forrest, who spent 32 years as mayor, dies at 89  Chicago Tribune

Bernie Forrest served as Deerfield mayor from 1969 to 2001.

Report: 69 percent of 2015 Steinmetz College Prep High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes  Chicago City Wire

In a year when 92 percent of Steinmetz College Prep High School seniors graduated on time, 69 percent of those who attended Illinois community colleges had ...

Edmond Martin “Ed” Keim  Coos Bay World

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Harry Henriksen  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Harry Charles Henriksen 86, of Mahomet, passed away July 1, 2018, the result of injuries related to a fall in Chicago.

Best Illinois High Schools 2017: U.S. News and World Report

Best Illinois High Schools In 2017 - Chicago, IL - U.S. News and World Report's 2017 "best high schools" is out and 105 Illinois schools made the cut. Did your ...

Ed Kirk, who helped build an aquatic dynasty at DuSable High School, dead at 87  Chicago Sun-Times

Swimming for DuSable High School in 1950, Ed Kirk is believed to be the first African-American statewide swim champ in Illinois. He has died at 87.

How schools and classrooms have changed  INSIDER

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186 - CPS holds annual 'Queer Prom' - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

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6 CPS high schools rank among top 10 in Illinois  WGN-TV

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The Innovators

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Northside College Prep Ranked Among Nations Top 20 Best High Schools

Lincoln Square, IL - Walter Payton, Jones, Whitney Young, Lane Tech and Lincoln Park also ranked best in state by U.S. News and World Report.

Three families tell us why they ditched CPS  Chicago Reader

Why is the Chicago public school enrollment overwhelmingly low-income? Because when push comes to shove, the city's middle-class parents often shove off ...

Cook County Board 6th District Democratic candidate: Donna Miller  Chicago Sun-Times

Donna Miller is running uncontested for the Cook County Board, 6th district. Read her responses to a Sun-Times' editorial board questionnaire.

Maine East ranks 37th in state on new 'Best Schools' list  Chicago Tribune

Maine East High School has a spot among Illinois's top public schools in U.S. News and World Report's latest ranking of "Best High Schools" in the nation.

Namaste Elementary Charter School scores 24.3% ELA proficiency, 13.2% on math in 2018  Chicago City Wire

Of the 491 students attending Namaste Elementary Charter School in 2018, 24.3 percent scored proficient in English Language Arts and 13.2 percent were ...

Marine Leadership Academy - Ames scores 17.4% ELA proficiency, 8.8% on math in 2018  Chicago City Wire

Of the 867 students attending Marine Leadership Academy - Ames in 2018, 17.4 percent scored proficient in English Language Arts and 8.8 percent were ...

Robert Rosencranz  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

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Statewide test results: white students score 0.2 points lower at Graham A. Elementary School  Chicago City Wire

At Graham A. Elementary School, a 0.2-point achievement gap persisted between white and hispanic students in 2018.

Sneed exclusive: City could deal blow to Trump wall contractors  Chicago Sun-Times

Trump's wall is a visible symbol of anti-immigrant feelings,” Ald. Ed Burke said.

Thousands of Illinois students skipped standardized test last year  Chicago Tribune

Tens of thousands of Illinois students — the most in recent history — sat out the state's standardized exams during the last school year as resistance to testing ...

Strategist in Washington campaign, Obama neighbor, dies at 77  Chicago Tribune

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These Scenes from the National School Walkout Are Reason To Be Hopeful  Esquire

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Sherman Elementary School scores 11.6% ELA proficiency, 7.7% on math in 2018  Chicago City Wire

Of the 255 students attending Sherman Elementary School in 2018, 11.6 percent scored proficient in English Language Arts and 7.7 percent were proficient in ...

Statewide test results: low-income students score 16 points lower at Grissom Elementary School  Chicago City Wire

At Grissom Elementary School, a 16-point achievement gap persisted between low-income and non-low-income students in 2018.

McClellan Elementary School scores 22.4% ELA proficiency, 22.1% on math in 2018  Chicago City Wire

Of the 338 students attending McClellan Elementary School in 2018, 22.4 percent scored proficient in English Language Arts and 22.1 percent were proficient in ...

Statewide test results: male students score 14.3 points lower at Graham A. Elementary School  Chicago City Wire

At Graham A. Elementary School, a 14.3-point achievement gap persisted between male and female students in 2018.

Statewide test results: male students score 2.7 points higher at Kipp Chicago Charter School-Kipp One Academy  Chicago City Wire

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Willowbrook Ballroom performers to bring their show to the LT Corral  Chicago Tribune

Steve Cooper is a band leader from La Grange Park who will play at The Corral in Western Springs.

Pershing Elementary Humanities Magnet scores 27.7% ELA proficiency, 12.8% on math in 2018  Chicago City Wire

Of the 587 students attending Pershing Elementary Humanities Magnet in 2018, 27.7 percent scored proficient in English Language Arts and 12.8 percent were ...

William Grimshaw,77 -  Hyde Park Herald

William “Bill” J. Grimshaw, passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, after a long illness. For many years the 77 year old was known as an expert on ...

Where is the Oldest High School Radio Station in the United States?  Radio Survivor

Happy High School Radio Day! Because of my fascination with radio history, it seems like a great day to delve into the history of high school radio. As is the case ...

Park Manor Elementary School scores 16.5% ELA proficiency, 11.7% on math in 2018  Chicago City Wire

Of the 283 students attending Park Manor Elementary School in 2018, 16.5 percent scored proficient in English Language Arts and 11.7 percent were proficient ...

2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...

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Richard Triptow, pro basketball player and college coach, dies  Chicago Tribune

Richard Triptow won a national basketball championship with an early Chicago pro team and later coached at Lake Forest College.

Tough Questions on Changing Teacher Evaluations  New York Times

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Metro-east high schools fail to make top national rankings  Belleville News-Democrat

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Mister Rogers' handyman is not very handy, but when it comes to jazz guitar, he's the real deal.

Lake View Student Gave Mayor His Computer Coding Business Card Like a Boss  DNAinfo

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For pro baseball players in 1945, military *service* and work demands often took priority over the sport.

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There's a public person, and there's a private person," she says. The private person is a gourmet cook, film student and fluent Italian speaker who recently ...

Community Connections Profile - Pastor Bill Humiston doesn’t shy away from the tough questions  Crookston Daily Times

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A Q&A with Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the World Food Programme  Financial Times

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Battle Intensifies in 43rd Ward  Chicago Tonight | WTTW

First-term Ald. Michele Smith is fighting to keep her Lincoln Park aldermanic seat in a bitter battle with challenger Caroline Vickrey. They go head to head.

Happy holidays: NIU Libraries acquires papers of Chicago-born sci-fi writer Fred Saberhagen  NIU Today

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New Lion Laken Tomlinson Looks Back On Long Road From Jamaica To Detroit  CBS Local

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Cubs All-Star Phil Cavarretta Dies At 94  Bleed Cubbie Blue

Phil Cavarretta, who came directly from the campus of Lane Technical High School less than two miles from Wrigley Field to the major leagues, has died at the ...

Georgia Southern Swimming And Diving Adds Eight To Class Of 2019  SwimSwam

Georgia Southern Swimming and Diving Head Coach Nate Kellogg announced the signing of eight student-athletes in the regular signing period.


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Telling stories, letter by letter  The Jewish Standard

Sofer Jay Greenspan's work on display at the Tenafly JCC.

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