It was bad enough that the driver and passenger of a car driving northbound on Dodge Avenue at Madison Street Sunday afternoon were not wearing safety belts, but when they were stopped by Evanston police, it turned out the driver had a stolen handgun and no drivers license or proof of insurance.
John L. D’Angelo Jr., vice president of engineering and facilities operations at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, has been named the new vice president for facilities at Northwestern University, effective Feb. 16.
Sheila Marie Merry today was named executive director of the Evanston Cradle to Career initiative, a collaboration of local schools, businesses and other groups to improve the lives of children, youth and families.
City staff will ask Evanston aldermen tonight what to do about plans to renovate Penny Park -- where the idea of replacing aging wood play structures has run into a buzzsaw of opposition from some neighbors.
Evanston's Utilities Commission is recommending that the city replace, rather than repair, its aging 1934 water storage reservoir, and staff says the $20 million project can be financed without raising water rates to Evanston residents.