Allen Shiner, Chicago acoustical engineer, dies at 82
His training in acoustical engineering came from working with what was then United States Gypsum Co. ... He started his own company in 1973 and ran it as a one-man shop based in Skokie until he began to add staff in the early 1980s. ... Projects of ...
JB Pritzker: At times, 'your faith has to overcome maybe logic'
J.B. Pritzker, billionaire heir to Hyatt Hotels fortune, Democrat running for governor, Jewish, says life is about what “you do to make lives better.” Married “for 24 years to a terrific woman. I actually met her on Capitol ... “My family ended up in ...
Jewish Insider's Daily Kickoff: June 9, 2017
TOP TALKER: “Unfilled State Dept. posts hamper daily Israeli-US ties” by Herb Keinon and Michael Wilner: “Understaffing in the State Department since the inauguration of President Donald Trump is affecting everyday communication between Jerusalem and ...
Syrian refugee moves to Skokie with daughters, granddaughter
Fatima Birkdar, right, of Skokie, a Syrian refugee, appeared at a press conference Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 to speak out about the impact of President Donald Trump's Jan. 27 executive order banning refugee immigration from Syria. (Mike Isaacs / Pioneer ...
Refugees, agencies relay impact of new immigration restrictions
Recently-arrived refugees, some who said they are separated from loved ones they were expecting would join them in the U.S. , spoke Tuesday about the hardship President Donald Trump's new immigration restrictions have placed on their families ...
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Ask Geoffrey: What Exactly is the Skokie Ditch?
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There is a small but ornate bridge on Sheridan Road in Kenilworth located between Winnetka Avenue and Kenilworth Avenue. There does not appear to be anything under this bridge. An old map of the area refers to this site as the Skokie Ditch. What ...
Skokie Holocaust Museum features more than just history
The Room of Remembrance was created as a hallowed place to remember those who were lost. It pays homage to the 6 million Jews and millions of others murdered during the Holocaust. Representative names of victims line the walls in a tribute.
Jollibee Preps For Tomorrow's Opening With Four-Foot Bucket of Chicken
Skokie represents their 34th restaurant in the U.S. There's 1,081 worldwide, and next year there's plans for a restaurant in Manhattan. The restaurant's parent company, JFC, also owns 40 percent of the Smashburger chain. JFC also owns Red Ribbon, the ...
Police: 2 Boys Accused in School Shooting Plot Had No Guns
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SKOKIE, Ill. (AP) — Police say two students accused of planning to carry out a shooting at their suburban Chicago middle school didn't have any weapons nor apparently any access to guns. Police in Skokie said in a statement that a student at McCracken ...
Refugee Ban Separates Families In Chicago Area, Unites Aid Groups
After spending five difficult years in refugee camps in Turkey since fleeing his home, 46-year-old Syrian Khaled Haj Khalaf was close to reuniting with his daughter Baraa and his 1-and-a-half-year-old granddaughter in the United States. Ahead of her ...
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