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November 6, 2018 by W Linda Chen Warzala (Register to contact)

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To all Alumni of Class of 1983 please check the missing classmates list on our class website at http://www.*****/****If you are on this list please register or if you know anyone on this list please refer them to the class website. We are looking for classmates who have not yet registered. Planning ahead for the 40th reunion. Thank you.

Merrick Garland

March 16, 2016 by Ezriel Kornel (Register to contact)

Huge congratulations to classmate, Merrick Garland, on being nominated to the Supreme Court of the United States by President Barack Obama, fellow Chicagoan. What an extraordinary honor for a graduate of Niles West. We always knew he would achieve greatness!

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Niles West Staffer Overpaid For Years Must Pay Back Cash  Skokie, IL Patch

NWHS Staffer Overpaid For Years, Settlement Agreed - Skokie, IL - A settlement between a library clerk and District 219 gives the employee 4 years to pay back ...

Niles West High School 2018 Football Schedule, Live Scoreboard  Niles, IL Patch

NWHS 2018 Football Schedule, Scoreboard - Niles-Morton Grove, IL - Find the latest scores and the complete schedule for the 2018 Niles West Wolves football ...

2 Niles West Students Awarded National Merit Scholarships  Skokie, IL Patch

2 Niles West Students Awarded Merit Scholarships - Skokie, IL - Two recent Niles West High School graduates were named among the final group of National ...

Niles West Grad Sentenced To 14 Days In Prison For Lying To FBI  Skokie, IL Patch

Niles West Grad Sentenced To 14 Days In Prison For - Skokie, IL - Former Trump campaign advisor George Papadopoulos became the first person sentenced to ...

Trio Of District 219 Students Named National Merit Semifinalists  Skokie, IL Patch

3 D-219 Students Are National Merit Semifinalists - Skokie, IL - The two students from Niles North and one from Niles West scored among the top 1 nationwide.

Niles West Students Walk Out Of Class To Protest Gun Violence

NWHS Students Stage Walk Out, Moment Of Silence - Skokie, IL - Students at Niles West High School walked out Friday in solidarity with survivors and victims of ...

Niles West Bomb Threat Not Credible: Police  Skokie, IL Patch

Niles West Bomb Threat Not Credible: Police - Skokie, IL - A bomb squad searched the school Wednesday night and cleared the building for class Thursday.

Despite Latest Threat, Niles West Students Walk Out  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

An estimated 600 students walked out of Niles West High School in Skokie at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 14, joining a national wave of student walkouts on the ...

Niles North High School evacuated on report of a bomb threat: officials  Chicago Tribune

Niles North High School was evacuated near the end of the school day as police investigated a possible threat against the school.

Lockdown At Niles West High School Resolved

Lockdown Ends At Niles West High School - Skokie, IL - After a 911 call about a student with a gun, Niles West was placed under lockdown as a precautionary ...

Coming Together Kicks Off Polish Pride Celebration In Niles Area  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Polish pride was on display at the Niles-Maine District Library last week where organizers with Coming Together In Skokie & Niles Township, a collaborative.

Parents Express Communications Concerns In Niles High School Dist. 219  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

After recent threats at Niles North High School, and the memory of last month's Florida school shooting *fresh* in minds, Dist. 219 officials held parallel.

Niles West High School Football Scoreboard

Niles West High School Football Scoreboard 2017 - Niles-Morton Grove, IL - Get the complete schedule and latest score updates from the Wolves' 2017 football ...

Area Runners Hit Their Stride At Niles West Invite  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The annual Pat Savage cross country invite at Niles West High School in Skokie produced positive results for area teams Saturday (Sept. 29). The three-mile.

Niles West Coach Says Harassment By Ex-School Board President Made Him Quit

Coach Says Ex-School Board President Bullied Him - Skokie, IL - District investigates allegations that board president Mark Sprout used his position to influence ...

Murder Charges Dismissed In 2014 Death Of Morton Grove Student  Niles, IL Patch

Charges Dismissed In Morton Grove Student's Death - Niles-Morton Grove, IL - Prosecutors plan to re-investigate the case and decide whether to seek a new ...

Mom Threatens Dean; Firearm, Meth Delivery Charge: Skokie Blotter  Skokie, IL Patch

SKOKIE, IL — The following information comes from the Skokie Police Department as a record of those recently arrested and of incidents reported to the police.

Niles West Boys Swimming Coach Suspended for Year

SKOKIE, IL - Niles West High School boys swimming coach Daniel Vander Jeugdt was suspended for the entire season after admitting to breaking a rule.

Judge Tosses Murder Conviction In Morton Grove Students Killing  Niles, IL Patch

Murder Conviction Thrown Out In Student's Death - Niles-Morton Grove, IL - The man found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2014 killing of Pravin Varughese ...

Deleted Papadopoulos Tweets Cited To Justify His Imprisonment  Skokie, IL Patch

Papadopoulos Wants To Stay Free, Mueller Disagrees - Skokie, IL - Prosecutors noted the convicted former Trump aide's post-sentencing statements as they ...

No Suspects In Niles North Bomb Threat  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

No suspects are in custody or have been identified after a bomb threat was called into Skokie police threatening Niles North High School yesterday ...

Human Trafficking Survivor To Share Story With Dist. 219 Students  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Niles West High School students Lexi Lee, Mo Musani and Isa Gil, part of DECA (competitive business club), are working to raise awareness on human ...

Niles West Coach Charged With Sexually Assaulting Student

Swim Coach Has Illicit Relationship With Student - Skokie, IL - The special education paraprofessional and coach of girls soccer, boys and girls diving squads ...

Merrick Garland To Deliver Keynote At His Lincolnwood Alma Mater  Skokie, IL Patch

Garland Returns To Lincolnwood School For Keynote - Skokie, IL - The federal appellate judge and 1996 Lincoln Hall school graduate will return for an ...

Morton Grove News - Morton Grove Champion  Chicago Tribune

Morton Grove, Illinois news, crime reports and top stories from the Morton Grove Champion.

Police Investigating 2 Niles North Threats Wednesday, Friday  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

No suspects are in custody or have been identified after after a Wednesday, Feb. 21 bomb threat and a Friday, Feb. 23 social media threat were made to Niles.

Suspect in '92 slaying of Niles West student held in Los Angeles  Chicago Tribune

Investigators long suspected Robert Rocco Serritella in the 1992 strangulation of Skokie teenager David Chereck, but they said they never had enough ...

Marine surprises family at Niles West High School  WLS-TV

A big homecoming assembly at Niles West High School became a joyful and heartwarming scene.

Cooler Runnings: Niles West Coach Gets Spot on Jamaican Bobsled Team

Skokie, IL - Michael Blair has a chance to "Feel the Rhythm, Feel the Rhyme" in the sled for Jamaica during the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Niles West swimmer returns to pool after serious crash  WLS-TV

A Niles West High School swimmer returned Sunday to the pool to compete in the 100-meter breaststroke, just six months after being told he might be paralyzed.

Where To Watch Fireworks Around The Chicagoland Area  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Here is a list of fireworks shows around Chicago, celebrating the Fourth Of July. Much of this information comes courtesy of Fireworks in ...

Walmart Patron Faces Firearm, Shoplifting Charges: Skokie Blotter  Skokie, IL Patch

Who Got Arrested In Skokie Last Week? - Skokie, IL - Skokie Police Blotter: March 6 - March 12.

Dirty Looks In Walmart Parking Lot Led To Fight: Skokie Blotter  Skokie, IL Patch

SKOKIE, IL — The following information comes from the Skokie Police Department as a record of those recently arrested and of incidents reported to the police.

Skokie Week Ahead Weather: Threat Of Rain, Storms  Skokie, IL Patch

Skokie Week Ahead Weather: Rain, Storms Threaten - Skokie, IL - Though not severe, we can expect rain and storm clouds to threaten the North Shore through ...

Police, students talk gangs at District 219 town hall meeting  The Bugle

Photo By Igor Studenkov | Bugle Staff Gang awareness and afterschool activities were on the agenda during the April 12 Niles Township Youth Coalition Town ...

5th Teen Faces Murder Charges Over Skokie Double Shooting

5th Teen Faces Murder Charges Over Skokie Shooting - Skokie, IL - Antonio Hicks is accused of murdering Niles West high school student Maxwell Gadau in ...

District 219, Niles chew over bus storage site  Chicago Tribune

The future of bus *service* for high school and elementary students in parts of Niles, Lincolnwood, Skokie and Morton Grove remains uncertain while officials in ...

Morton Grove Fireworks 4th of July 2017

4th of July 2017: Morton Grove Fireworks - Niles-Morton Grove, IL - Find fireworks displays across the North Shore and the Chicagoland area with our guide.

Duo Robs 7-Eleven At Gunpoint; Neighbors Arrested: Skokie Blotter  Skokie, IL Patch

SKOKIE, IL — The following information comes from the Skokie Police Department as a record of those recently arrested and of incidents reported to the police.

4th of July fireworks 2018 displays in Chicago area  WLS-TV

ABC7 Eyewitness News compiles a yearly list of Chicago-area 4th of July fireworks displays and offers its list for the city and suburbs for 2018.

Fourth of July in Skokie includes double feature of parade, fireworks  Chicago Tribune

Fourth of July in Skokie means a double header of entertainment — a grand parade in the afternoon and a spectacular fireworks show in the evening, organizers ...

Dist. 219, Skokie Hospital End Property Tax Battle  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

A joint statement released last month by Niles Township High School Dist. 219 and NorthShore University HealthSystems revealed an out-of-court agreement to ...

Why Rainn Wilson almost didn't take role in Steppenwolf's 'The Doppelganger'  Chicago Daily Herald

TV star Rainn Wilson makes his Steppenwolf Theatre Company debut in the world premiere of the serio-comic "The Doppelganger (an international farce).

Student Busted Selling Weed-Laced Cookies: Skokie Crime Reports  Skokie, IL Patch

Student Busted Selling Weed-Laced Cookies: Blotter - Skokie, IL - A $21000 smash-and-grab, a poisened dog, sexual abuse in the Skokie Police Blotter for Feb.

North Shore Mosquito Abatement District Plans Spraying Operations  Glenview, IL Patch

Mosquito Control Operations Set For Monday Night - Glenview, IL - The NSMAD plans operations in Glenview, Northbrook, Wilmette's Gillson Park, Niles West ...

Gunman Takes Cash, Cigarettes In Skokie Armed Robbery: Blotter  Skokie, IL Patch

Armed Robber Takes Cash And Cigarettes: Blotter - Skokie, IL - A chainsaw was stolen from a school and a man brandished a sword from a trunk in the Skokie ...

4th of July 2017: Fireworks In And Around Skokie

4th of July 2017: Skokie Fireworks - Skokie, IL - Find fireworks displays across the North Shore and the Chicagoland area with our guide.

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Friday Flyover: Niles North High School Cube  WLS-TV

This week, we feature Niles North High School on ABC7's Friday Flyover, celebrating high school sports!

Guitar Stolen 23 Years Ago In Skokie Found On eBay

Skokie Guitar Stolen 23 Years Ago Found On Ebay - Skokie, IL - One of the instruments stolen from a Niles West senior in 1994 was recently discovered on the ...

Helping Hands Event Offers Health Care, Community Resources

Helping Hands Community Resource Event At NWHS - Skokie, IL - The first annual event will be hosted by Niles Mayor Andrew Przybylo and Cook County ...

High School Students Skipping Lunch for More Class

Skokie, IL - Schools try to discourage practice, saying students need a break. But hundreds go without a lunch period; they eat in class with teachers' permission.

Retired Superintendents, Board Member Named To Lead District 113  Highland Park, IL Patch

District 113 Co-Interim Superintendents Named - Highland Park, IL - D-113 board is set to approve contracts with a pair of retired administrators, a new board ...

Our Top Niles Stories Of 2017  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Niles had an active year, with controversies over baseball diamonds, school buses, gun shops and minimum wage, to new heads of the fire and police ...

Pizza Wars 7 in Skokie, IL  Food & Beverage Magazine

Pizza Wars 7. Taking place on Thursday, January 19, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Niles North High School, in Skokie, IL.

Glenbrook South Extracurriculars Ranked Best in State, Nation: Niche

Glenview, IL - recently released rankings of schools with the best extracurriculars in Illinois and throughout the U.S..

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards nearly $175K in Scholarships to High School Seniors  NBC Chicago

Comcast announced that it has awarded $1000 “Leaders and Achievers Scholarships” to 174 graduating high school seniors in its Greater Chicago Region ...

Winnetka-Glencoe July 4th Fireworks, Parades And More: 2018 Guide  Winnetka, IL Patch

Winnetka, Glencoe July 4 Fireworks, Parades Guide - Winnetka-Glencoe, IL - Your complete guide to Fourth of July fireworks shows, parades and other ...

Skokie urges state to license gun dealers amid controversy over Niles gun shop  Chicago Tribune

The Skokie Village Board Monday unanimously approved a resolution calling on the state to license firearm dealers, the first municipality in Illinois to do so, ...

Skokie School Bus Driver Fired For Hit-And-Run

Skokie School Bus Driver Fired For Hit-And-Run - Skokie, IL - She hit a parked car while dropping off a student but failed to stop and report the accident, police ...

Ex-Trump aide George Papadopoulos, wife: from "paradise to hell"  WLS-TV

The wife of Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos, who pleaded guilty to lying about his Russian contacts, has offered a detailed accounting of her ...

New superintendent for McHenry School District 156 to come from Skokie  Northwest Herald

McHENRY – The next superintendent of McHenry Community High School District 156 was introduced by the school board Tuesday night.

It's A Family Affair With MLB's George Kontos

Skokie, IL - The local athlete gets some big support from his Greek family. Kontos played at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs last Friday.

Chicago TV Anchors Will Be Grand Marshals of Skokie 4th of July Parade

Skokie, IL - WLS' Karen Jordan and her husband Christian Farr of NBC will headline 4th of July Parade in Skokie.

Skokie To Celebrate 4th of July With Parade, Fireworks

Skokie, IL - Parade participants have been announced, including "Chicago Fire" actor Christian Stolte as Grand Marshal.

'Shocking to many of us'  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

DANVILLE — A University of Illinois student found dead from a suspected heroin overdose near Danville was a happy, driven 22-year-old who planned to move ...

Dist. 113 names new Highland Park H.S. principal  Chicago Tribune

Elizabeth Perez Robertson, the next principal of Highland Park High School, says she's a living testament to the school's motto that all students can "dream.

2017 Illinois School Report Cards: North Shore SAT Scores

2017 Illinois Report Cards: North Shore SAT Scores - Deerfield, IL - See how test results compare at high schools on Chicago's North Shore.

Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois names Class of 2017  Chicago Daily Herald

Golden Apple announces the induction of the 2017 class of the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois program, a group of 234 young people who have chosen to ...

100 Best Public High Schools in Illinois for 2016

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Muslim Ban Protests Create New Allies at Chicago, Morton Grove Rallies

'We Are All Muslims,' Say Chicago-Area Marchers - Niles-Morton Grove, IL - Hundreds march through Morton Grove, hundreds more return to O'Hare to oppose ...

Skokie Teen Becomes a Hit on Americas Got Talent

A Chicago-area girl has taken the nation by storm with her opera performance on "America's Got Talent." Laura Bretan dazzled the crowd during Tuesday night's ...

Fourth of July 2017 fireworks displays in Chicago area — see the full list  WGN-TV

CHICAGO — Don't forget to book plans to see fireworks this Fourth of July! Check out the detailed listing below for fireworks displays across the Chicago area.

How to Get Rid of Skunks: Animal Control Offers Tips

Skokie, IL - The fall season usually means an increase of skunk activity in urban areas.

Candidates Declare Runs For Open 59th District State Rep Seat

Candidates Declare Runs For 59th District Seat - Deerfield, IL - Meet some of the candidates vying to replace Carol Sente as 59th DIstrict State Representatives.

2017 Fourth Of July Fireworks Across Chicago Area  CBS Chicago

Here is a list of fireworks shows around Chicago, celebrating the Fourth Of July. Much of this information comes courtesy of Fireworks in Illinois. Antioch

Chicago area school closings  WGN-TV

Find out if a weather emergency has closed your school, business or daycare center. The Emergency Closing Center lists the status of all reported ECC facilities.

Local High School Student Stars In TV Series The Goldbergs

Niles-Morton Grove, IL - Sean Giambrone's start at Maine South High School in Park Ridge is being delayed just a bit, though he's working on assignments with ...

Cold Case: Teens' Death Remains Unsolved  NBC Chicago

Thirty two years ago, two north suburban teenagers, Eyvonne Bender and Susan Ovington, left to go shopping and never came home. The girls' bodies were ...

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Sen. Mark Kirk meets with US Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland  Daily Northwestern

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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 ...

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Do you know where you'll be watching fireworks for the Fourth this year? If you haven't already made plans, you've come to the right place.

DHS Computing Teams Shine at Inaugural ProCom Competition

Deerfield High School had two of the top six computing teams, including the first-place winner, at the Chicago area's inaugural ProCom programming ...

Cubs Memories: Hitchhiking to the Game and Throwing Out the 1st Pitch at Wrigley Field

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Writer James Sherman on 'Beau Jest'  Evanston Now

Skokie Theatre's current production of “Beau Jest” marks a return of the show to playwright James Sherman's home town. And it coincides with a new chapter in ...

Cook County 4th of July 2016 Fireworks Displays  WLS-TV

ABC7 has learned of the following 4th of July 2016 fireworks displays in Cook County.

Chicago 4th Of July 2017 Fireworks: Where To Watch Tonight

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George Kotsiopoulos talks about 'Fashion Police' exit, new QVC line  Chicago Daily Herald

Skokie native George Kotsiopoulos might have left E!'s "Fashion Police," but he's still quite busy in the fashion world, including the launch of a new women's ...

Terry Cosgrove helped get HB 40 passed in Illinois  Crain's Chicago Business

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