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Dialogue For Terry Tribute Concert, Part II

August 3, 2013 by Faro Vitale (Register to contact)

NOVEMBER 15, 2013
6:30 PM TO 9:30 PM
The Man, His Music And His Legacy
Chicago Tribute Anthology to perform
Taft Choir and Jazz Band
$15.00 Donation/General Admission
All Proceeds for Taft Foundation (501c3)

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Russell Attis, beloved Arlington High icon, dies at 95  Chicago Daily Herald

Russell Attis, who died at 95 Saturday, retired in 1984 after 34 years of coaching and teaching at Arlington High School.

New Taft High School Stadium Causes Uproar Among Neighbors  NBC Chicago

Given the terrible turf William Howard Taft High School athletes now use for practice and play, no one at Tuesday night's meeting objected to what they call the ...

Dunning Families May Not Be Able To Send Kids To New High School  CBS Chicago

Chicago (CBS) — A new public school in Dunning came with promises those who live nearby could attend. Now, those families are finding out the school may ...

DHS Student Wins Regional Poetry Contest, Returns To State Final  Deerfield, IL Patch

DHS Student Wins Regional Poetry Poetry Contest - Deerfield, IL - Deerfield High School junior Charles Hsu will compete Friday to represent Illinois in next ...

Online Threat to Taft High School Revealed to Be Hoax

Taft High School Threat Turns Out to Be Hoax - Chicago, IL - The threat, which turned out not to be credible, was posted to social media over the weekend and ...

CPS still mum on who will be able to attend new Dunning school  Chicago Sun-Times

Workers broke ground earlier this year on a $70 million new school in the Far Northwest Side neighborhood of Dunning, laying the foundation for a gleaming ...

Chicago Public Schools Monitored Social Media for Signs of Violence, Gang Membership  ProPublica

School officials say the monitoring was about keeping students safe, not punishing them. But critics say it expanded the role of police in schools and increased ...

New Taft Freshman Campus To Be Built On Northwest Side, Alderman Says  DNAinfo

Ald. Nicholas Sposato (38th) will announce plans to build a new campus for the school Jan. 31, he said.

Why Chicago-area high school students are leaving Illinois for college  Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois' high school grads increasingly have gone out-of-state for college in recent years. Students and high school counselors talk about why.

CPS Is Building A $70 Million School As Residents Ask: For Whom?  WBEZ

Updated: May 22. More *content* below this sponsor message. When Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced plans last fall for a brand new school on the far ...

New CPS school grounds being built on site of estimated 38,000 unmarked graves  Chicago Tribune

Chicago is building a $70 million school on grounds in the Dunning neighborhood where more than 38000 people may be buried in unmarked graves.

New Taft Hall of Fame Honors All Eagles, Not Just Alumni  DNAinfo

NORWOOD PARK — Twenty-six people, three sports teams and one family will be inducted into the William Howard Taft High School Hall of Fame, designed to ...

Taft HS foundation inducts 48 into hall of fame; ceremony nets $20000 for the school  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. The $20,000 recently raised by the Taft High School Foundation is expected to go toward regular maintenance of gym floors, locker room ...

Alderman Warns of Possible Gun Violence at Taft High School Friday  DNAinfo

Rumored violence could be extension of feud, or related to Mayan prophecy, police said.

New Dunning High School Construction OKd Despite Traffic Concerns  DNAinfo

CITY HALL — A $70 million plan to build a high school in the Read-Dunning area on the Northwest Side took a key step forward Thursday, despite concerns ...

Addition to overcrowded Taft ruled out; freshman campus planned but approval 18 months away  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. Building an addition to the overcrowded Taft High School is not being considered given that land has been set aside for a new high school ...

ETHS Holds 16th Annual Jazz Festival  Evanston, IL Patch

ETHS Holds 16th Annual Jazz Festival - Evanston, IL - Saturday's showcase is set to feature 24 ensembles from nine area schools, the CSU Community Jazz ...

Raffe Simonian, dead at 85, sold vintage vinyl, rarities at Raffe’s Record Riot  Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago used-records dealer Raffe Simonian of Raffe's Record Riot knew so much about jazz that when he met pianist Billy Strayhorn, the musician asked, ...

Kenneth A. Mortonson

GREEN BAY, Wisc. – Dr. Reverend Kenneth Arthur Mortonson, 91, was born into eternal life on December 16, 2018. He was born December 15, 1927, ...

Dunning school construction may hit dead bodies, and the city is planning for it  Curbed Chicago

Past building in the area has unearthed remains from a long-forgotten mass grave.

Girl, 16, accused of killing Uber driver with stolen knife, machete  Chicago Tribune

A teenage girl from Chicago who has been charged with killing an Uber driver randomly attacked the man with a knife and a machete that she had just stolen ...

The Grid: Exploring the Norwood Park neighborhood  Chicago Sun-Times

Many city of Chicago workers, including teachers, police officers and firefighters, live in Norwood Park on the city's far northwest side. It has an idyllic, bucolic, ...

What Is the Realistic Next Step in Improving School Security?  Esquire

'Arm the Teachers' isn't the answer—but rural schools have plenty to learn from how urban schools have approached safety for decades.

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Parents Of Teen Strip-Searched At School Sue Assistant Principal, Police  CBS2 Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — The parents of a 15-year old boy who was allegedly strip-searched at a high school last month have filed a lawsuit against the Chicago ...

Memorial Day parades and events in Chicagoland  Chicago Parent

Many folks may think of Memorial Day of kicking off the summer season, but it's more than that. You and your family must also remember all the military men and ...

Kayleigh Green Found Safe A Month After She Went Missing, Family Says  DNAinfo

CHICAGO — Kayleigh "Kay" Green returned to her family Wednesday, closing the book on a nearly month-long public search that launched after she went ...

Bengals sign Cincinnati native, former Buckeye  Dayton Daily News

Former Ohio State standout replaces injured Ryan Glasgow on roster.

The Original Pink Ladies | Feature  Chicago Reader

Grease's girl gang had a real-life model on the northwest side.

New Dunning Junior High, High School Could Be In The Works, Alderman Says  DNAinfo

A new high school in Dunning could relieve severe overcrowding at Taft High School.

Video Game Scholarships? High School eSports Hit The Big Leagues in Chicago  DNAinfo

Some of the best high school gamers in the state will compete this week at Robert Morris University.

600 - Lesbian couple talk relationship, softball, bone-marrow search - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - Lesbian couple talk relationship, softball, bone-marrow search During the summer of 1989, Betty Kollar and Julie Iverson met ...

Race for Chicago city council. Candidate positions on key issues  Chicago Tribune

Below are responses to surveys conducted by the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board as part of our endorsement process for the February 2019 races for Chicago ...

Illinois record whitefish & burbot same day: Easiest Fish of the Year pick ever  Chicago Sun-Times

Ken Maggiore pulled the unbelievable feat of two Illinois-record fish on one day--burbot and lake whitefish--to be an easy pick for Fish of the Year.

Teen Killed Uber Driver With Stolen Walmart Machete: Indictment

Teen Girl Indicted In Uber Driver's Murder - Skokie, IL - Prosecutors asked for a sample of Eliza Wasni's DNA and access to her phone in court on Wednesday.

Whitney Young High School Cancels Football Season  DNAinfo

WEST LOOP — Days before homecoming, Whitney Young Magnet High School canceled the remainder of its football season in an announcement Monday.

Undocumented students benefit most from free City Colleges program  Chicago Reporter

In its first year, the Chicago Star Scholarship was most helpful to public school students who didn't qualify for federal financial aid.

Chicago Public School grads ready for college  Northwestern University NewsCenter

Three years after they were chosen from non-selective enrollment high schools as Northwestern Academy for Chicago Public Schools' inaugural cohort, 48 CPS ...

Souped-up Camaro brings owner back to racing days  Chicago Daily Herald

As a teen, Chuck Casey grew up going to the drag strip with his dad, racing his 1963 Nova. Later, he fell in love with his friend's Camaro as he and his buddy ...

Want solar panels, but can't afford them? Cook County's working to set up co-ops  Chicago Tribune

A Cook County project is helping set up new solar energy co-ops that would let people who can't install their own solar panels tap into a shared pool of power.

Bridge Elementary — City's 2nd Most Crowded — To Get 8 New Classrooms: Ald.  DNAinfo

DUNNING — Bridge Elementary School in Dunning — the second-most overcrowded elementary school in the city — will get an eight-classroom modular ...

Mother Charged With Trying To Suffocate Daughter  CBS Local

Updated 04/29/14 – 2:33 p.m.. CHICAGO (STMW) — A woman drove her daughter to Rosehill Cemetery, tried to suffocate the 4-year-old with a plastic bag, then ...

CPS Changes School Start Times at 60 High Schools, 17 Grade Schools  DNAinfo

NEAR WEST SIDE — In an effort to cut costs, bell schedules at more than 75 CPS schools are expected to change for the 2015-2016 school year — with some ...

Jerry Krause, Architect of Chicago Bulls 1990s Dynasty, Dies

Jerry Krause Dies - Chicago, IL - The man who brought in many of the key pieces of the 1990s Chicago Bulls dynasty died Tuesday.

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Giannetti builds community at St. Edmund Catholic Church in Oak Park  Wednesday Journal

When Don Giannetti was in high school at Quigley Seminary, he was amazed by a priest, Rev. George McKenna, who could call on his students by name from ...

Five types of high school athletes who are overhyped  USA TODAY High School Sports

There are plenty of reasons some high school athletes are overhyped. They generally fall into one of several categories, some of which the media are to blame ...

16-Year-Old Girl Killed Wilmette Uber Driver in Random Act Of Violence, Judge Says

16-Year-Old Girl Charged With Uber Stabbing Murder - Wilmette-Kenilworth, IL - The teenager is accused of stealing a knife and machete from Walmart before ...

Chicago-area schools are ranked by students and teachers using 5Essentials survey.  Chicago Tribune

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 ...

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, ...

Man fatally struck by Metra train  Nadig Newspapers

by CYRYL JAKUBOWSKI. A Northwest Side man was fatally injured when a Metra train on the Union Pacific Northwest Line struck his vehicle as he attempted to ...

Slowdown in home sales means Chicago parents face questions about city schools  Crain's Chicago Business

(Crain's) — Crippled housing sales have slowed the migration to the suburbs. So what happens when parents and kids stay put?

Dunning Is One of Most Walkable, Affordable Areas in U.S.: Analysis  DNAinfo

DUNNING — Dunning includes one of the most walkable and affordable neighborhoods — with access to top-notch schools — in the nation, according to an ...

'Grease' co-creator: No one got the ending  Chicago Daily Herald

We're sorry, Sandy. All this time, we were completely wrong about you and the ending of your musical movie "Grease." We thought that when you doffed your ...

Homes, holidays and history are a Mount Prospect tradition  Chicago Daily Herald

A hidden gem among Mount Prospect's scores of beautiful vintage neighborhoods will be on display Dec. 5 when the Mount Prospect Historical Society holds its ...

Two Speed Cameras Rake In Big Bucks from Far Northwest Side Motorists  DNAinfo

FOREST GLEN — Two Northwest Side speed cameras have rung up $2.05 million in fines since city officials flipped them on, according to data obtained by ...

Elmwood Park News - Elm Leaves  Chicago Tribune

Elmwood Park, Ill. news, crime reports and top stories from Elm Leaves.

Speed Cameras Issue 1.25 Million Warnings, Cut Speeding 43%  Streetsblog Chicago

The City of Chicago's automated speed enforcement system continues to succeed in reducing dangerous speeding around parks and schools. The Chicago ...

Chicago Artist Jim Duignan Begins Residency at the Rebuilding Exchange Warehouse  PR Web

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 14, 2016 -- Rebuilding Exchange launched an Artist in Residence program today at the nonprofit organization's retail warehouse at ...

9951 - Activist, former WCT employee John Pennycuff dies - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - Activist, former WCT employee John Pennycuff dies He was a gentle giant, a white man who crossed racial, geographic, ethnic ...

Naperville golf tourney helps infertile Des Plaines couple  Chicago Daily Herald

A Des Plaines couple battling infertility hopes the Birdies for Babies golf tournament in Naperville gives them another chance to have kids by funding expensive ...

#ThankATeacher Trending Before National Teacher Day On May 6th  CBS Local

(CBS SF) — If you can write an essay, thank a teacher. If you learned a second language, thank a teacher. If you know how to spell “receive,” thank a teacher.

Popular singer Eydie Gorme dies at 84  Chicago Daily Herald

LOS ANGELES -- Eydie Gorme, a popular nightclub and television singer as a solo act and as a team with her husband, Steve Lawrence, has died. She was 84.

Vitals for the week of 5-24-17 | Vitals  Kokomo Perspective

Ronald F. Bronson, 24, Dealing Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Syringe.

These developments are reshaping Cincinnati (Video) - Cincinnati Business Courier  Cincinnati Business Courier

The development boom in Greater Cincinnati shows no sign of slowing down. VIDEO.

Merge - Theatre/Dance  Gapers Block

628 entries. December 21, 2015. RIP Redmoon. After a scaled-down Chicago Fire Festival and canceling two major events, Redmoon Theatre is ceasing ...

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