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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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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.

'Indiana's war on teachers is winning': Here's what superintendents say is causing teacher shortages  Chalkbeat Colorado

In a survey this year, Indiana State University researchers asked Indiana school superintendents if they faced a teacher shortage — and how bad the problem ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lane Tech at 100  Chicago Tribune

For a century, the corridors of Lane Technical College Prep High School have framed a moving snapshot of Chicago, albeit for a long time there were few female ...

Big Mural on Campus: Lane Tech High School Adds to Art Collection  Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Students are the focus of a new mural at a CPS school that has a nationally recognized art collection. Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the contemporary ...

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

When Chicago's DuSable High School built a aquatic dynasty more than half a century ago, Ed Kirk was the captain and star of its swim team. Swimming three ...

'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.

How schools and classrooms have changed  INSIDER

Schools in the US have changed a lot over the years. Chalkboards have been updated to whiteboards and Smart Boards. Notebooks and textbooks have been ...

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.

2660 - CPS holds annual 'Queer Prom' - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - CPS holds annual 'Queer Prom' On May 11, the Chicago Public Schools ( CPS ) held Candyland 2018, its seventh annual ...

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 ...

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.

Robert Rosencranz  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

URBANA – Robert Rosencranz, 91, of Urbana, formerly Highland Park, passed away Tuesday (April 3, 2018) at Meadowbrook Health Center, Urbana. He was ...

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Chicago's Very Own WGN-TV Marks World Blood Donor Day By Hosting LifeSource Blood Drive June 14  Chicago Daily Herald

On Thursday, June 14, countries across the globe will celebrate World Blood Donor Day, with blood drives and other activities promoting the importance of blood ...

Former Lake Co. Priest Dies At Age 80  Libertyville, IL Patch

Former Lake Co. Priest Dies At Age 80 - Libertyville, IL - Rev. Ronald C. Lewandowsk entered the seminary at the age of 53, giving up his professional business ...

These Photos Show The Strength Of Students As They Protest Gun Violence  HuffPost

Thousands of students across the country staged a walkout Wednesday to honor the 17 students killed last month at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in ...

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.

Chicago high schools snatch top 5 rankings in Illinois  WGN-TV

CHICAGO -- Chicago has the top five schools in this year's U.S. News and World Report ranking of the best high schools in Illinois. Here they are: Northside ...

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

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25 Best Illinois High Schools: U.S. News Rankings 2016

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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.

Three families tell us why they ditched CPS  Chicago Reader

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The Buckinghams return with 'sunshine rock' to Ribfest 2018 on Independence Day  Positively Naperville

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10 of the Top High Schools in Illinois  Huffington Post

Illinois high school students will be heading back to class after their winter breaks very soon. According to City Described, students at 20 Illinois high schools will ...

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.

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

Not one metro-east high school made U.S. News & World Report's list of top ranked high schools in Illinois — but that isn't a fair reflection of local schools' quality ...

Chicago schools among best in Illinois according to demographics

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Same price, new iPad 9.7: Apple Pencil is the (separately available) star  PocketNow

Whether Apple calls it “iPad (6th gen)” or labels it “iPad 9.7,” it's still a new iPad and it's meant to give students an edge up on all the other touchscreen-bearing ...

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.

CPS lags in hiring black teachers  Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Public Schools hired more than 10000 teachers over the past decade or so, but with only about 13 percent of them black, the number of.

16 Illinois High Schools Are in the Top 500 in the Country  Huffington Post

Illinois had 16 high schools make it into the top 500 high schools list (all in northern Illinois). Northside College Preparatory High School was the onl...

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

William Grimshaw taught political science at the Illinois Institute of Technology, was key figure in Harold Washington's mayoral campaign.

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

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Report: Best Chicago Area Schools, Ranked  NBC Chicago

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An Upgraded Greystone in North Center

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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 ...

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2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

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

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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.

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

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

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Suburban 'Rosie the Riveters' loved the jobs they quietly gave up  Chicago Daily Herald

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The Illinois State Board of Education recently made public the results of the 2015 "5Essentials Survey," a compilation of responses from about 675,000 students ...

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

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

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Oldest basketball Alum Relishes DePaul Experience - DePaul University Athletics  DePaul Blue Demons

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

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