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On 11/18/2012, I was married to Margaret Liang, of Cerritos Ca.

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Schakowsky Honors Niles North, ETHS, New Trier Student Artists  Skokie, IL Patch

Artists From Niles North, ETHS, New Trier Awarded - Skokie, IL - The first, second and third place winners of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for Illinois' ...

Chinese Supreme Leader Answers Letter From Niles North Students  Skokie, IL Patch

Chinese Supreme Leader Answers Niles North Letter - Skokie, IL - A first-year Mandarin Chinese class got a personal response from Xi Jinping and a visit from ...

US News Best High Schools 2019: Skokie Schools Make Elite List  Skokie, IL Patch

Skokie Schools Make Elite US News List - Skokie, IL - U.S. News & World Report released its high school rankings Tuesday. See how Niles North, Niles West ...

Thieves Crash, Carjack At Niles North, Burn Car, Flee: Police  Skokie, IL Patch

Thieves Burn Car After Carjacking Students: Cops - Skokie, IL - A gunman stole a car from Niles North High School parking lot Tuesday after shoplifters at Old ...

Skokie Student Awarded National Merit Scholarship  Skokie, IL Patch

Niles North Senior Wins National Merit Scholarship - Skokie, IL - The Niles North High School senior was awarded a college-sponsored scholarship to ...

Niles North Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat

Niles North Evacuated Due To Threat - Skokie, IL - Niles North High School students were bussed across Skokie to the Niles West campus due to the threat ...

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.

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.

Niles North High School Football Scoreboard

Niles North High School Football Scoreboard 2017 - Skokie, IL - Get the complete schedule latest score updates from the 2017 Vikings season.

School District 219 officials defend hiring rule that critics say hampers teacher diversity  Chicago Tribune

A Niles Township High School District 219 hiring practice kept a paraprofessional and substitute teacher from getting an interview for a science teacher job.

Racist Snapchat Prompts Niles North Walkout, Students Departure

SKOKIE, IL — Students at Niles North High School held an unannounced walkout protest Friday afternoon connected to a perceived lack of punishment for a ...

Niles North Football Reinstated, Hazing Investigation Finds No Criminal Conduct

SKOKIE, IL — One week after suspending the Niles North High School varsity football program due to a police investigation into reports of possible hazing, ...

Illinois high school district in the spotlight for ‘Teaching Palestine’ course  Cleveland Jewish News

The lesson, according to the course description obtained by JNS, “brings together critical educators who want to teach about Palestine and the Palestine ...

Shots fired near Niles North High School after basketball game  Chicago Sun-Times

Authorities are investigating after gunshots were fired near Niles North High School after a basketball game Friday night in north suburban Skokie.

Niles North Bomb Threat Briefly Interrupts School Day

Niles North Bomb Threat Found 'Not To Be Credible' - Skokie, IL - A bomb threat called into Skokie police Monday was found 'not to be credible,' and ...

Jury Finds Man Guilty Of Murder In Niles North Students Shooting  Skokie, IL Patch

Guilty Verdict In Skokie Shooting Murder Trial - Skokie, IL - Dzevad Avdic was convicted Tuesday of the first-degree murder of Max Gadau, who was fatally shot ...

Niles North HS students learn details of hazing allegations; varsity football suspended  WLS-TV

SKOKIE, Ill. (WLS) -- One week after allegations of hazing led to criminal charges against five football players at Wheaton College, officials at Niles North High ...

Skokie, Ill., high school reinstates varsity football after hazing probe  American School & University

Niles North High School in Skokie, Ill., has reinstated its varsity football program after conducting an investigation into hazing allegations. WLS-TV reports that ...

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.

Halloween Arson, Neighbor Attack; Old Orchard Exposure: Blotter  Skokie, IL Patch

Halloween Arson, Neighbor Attack: Skokie Blotter - Skokie, IL - Incidents and arrests from the Skokie police blotter from Oct. 26 to Nov. 3.

Sexting Investigation; Aggravated Assault At Walmart: Blotter  Skokie, IL Patch

Sexting Investigation; Assault At Walmart: Blotter - Skokie, IL - An armed robbery at Walgreens, a beating in the McDonald's parking lot on the Skokie police ...

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!

Fifth suspect charged in 2014 fatal shooting of Niles North student  Chicago Tribune

More than two years after four teenagers were charged in the fatal shooting of a Niles North High School student and the serious injury of another, criminal ...

Niles North Opens Striking Aquatics Center, Says Its For Students, Community

Skokie, IL - The two-pool aquatic center offers many well-thought-out components and a focus on energy efficiency.

After backlash, Illinois high school district withdraws ‘Teaching Palestine’ course  Cleveland Jewish News

Niles Township stated that the lesson wasn't developed by the district, and that “the district was never going to provide continuing education credits or lane ...

Streamwood HS senior named to academic all-conference team  Chicago Daily Herald

Brandon Christopher of Streamwood, a senior at Streamwood High School, was named to the 2018-2019 Upstate Eight Conference Academic All-Conference ...

Accused Murderer Of Skokie Student Takes The Stand In Own Defense  Skokie, IL Patch

Accused Murderer Takes The Stand In Own Defense - Skokie, IL - Dzevad Avdic set up a drug deal that led to the shooting of two Niles North High School ...

Trial Begins Over Double Shooting Of Skokie Teens  Skokie, IL Patch

Trial Begins Over Double Shooting Of Skokie Teens - Skokie, IL - The alleged mastermind of the botched drug robbery that killed 17-year-old Max Gadau in ...

Police on alert after suburban Chicago carjackings  WLS-TV

A pair of carjackings this week in north suburban Skokie and south suburban Matteson have police on alert.

The Disco King of Skokie is alive and well and living as a dad in Northbrook  Chicago Tribune

Carey Weiman ran a successful, Skokie-based DJ business as a teenager in the '70s. Disco may be gone, but his memories aren't, and he's the subject of an ...

Disturbance At Portillos Prompts Charges: Skokie Crimes  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.

2 Murder Charges | Schools Threatened, Sued | New Traffic Pattern  Highland Park, IL Patch

North Shore Week In Headlines: Feb. 18 - Feb. 24 - Highland Park, IL - Headlines: Students Walk Out In Protest | DUI In School Parking Lot | Best Buy ...

Former Niles North Grad Shot and Killed by Wyoming Police

Skokie native Nick Ungar attended Jane Stenson Elementary and Niles North High School before moving out to Wyoming. He was gunned down by 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.

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 ...

Baseball season sparks memories for Illinois school superintendent who pitched six years in minors  Herald & Review

OAK BROOK — The superintendent of Norridge Elementary District 80, who begins work July 1 as superintendent of Butler Elementary District 53 in Oak Brook, ...

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.

Chicago Woman Killed In Skokie Hotel  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS)--A Chicago woman. 22, was fatally shot over the weekend at a hotel in suburban Skokie, police said. Police were called to the Hampton Inn, ...

Employees Embezzlement Discovered; Hotel Trespass: Skokie Crimes

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.

Chicago woman, 22, shot and killed at Skokie hotel  Chicago Tribune

A woman was shot and killed late Friday at a Skokie hotel, police said.

Missing Skokie Teenager Found

Skokie, IL - Incident sparks debate about arranged marriage, clash of cultures.

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..

Victorias Secret Told Model to Lose Weight

Skokie, IL - Skokie native Erin Heatherton remembers the depression she felt when the demand was made after three years as a Victoria's Secret Angel.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Whiz Kid: Andre Shaw aka Mr. Buzzer Beater

Skokie, IL - Niles North senior is a leader on and off the court, coaches said.

Glenbrook South Named One of Top 5 High Schools in Cook County: Magazine

Glenview, IL - The Glenview school is No. 4 on Chicago magazine's list rating the top schools in Chicago and the suburbs.

Niles North Science Teachers Win First-Ever ISTA Award; Team Honored for Reaching Critical Mass in Teaching and Learning — Niles news, photos and events  TribLocal

Skokie, IL — The Illinois Science Teachers Association (ISTA) announced today that the Niles North High School Science team is the first-ever winner of its ...

Gun Bans Blocked, Enforced | Student Murdered | Cubs Aces Home  Highland Park, IL Patch

North Shore Week In Headlines For June 10 - 16 - Highland Park, IL - Headlines: Board Cuts Principal Contract | Porch Collapse Lawsuit | Falcons Banded ...

Bhattacharjee-Kirkpatrick  Bureau County Republican

Poushali Bhattacharjee of Chicago and Aaron Kirkpatrick of Chicago were united in marriage April 9 at the Stan Mansion in Chicago.

UPDATE: Male Shot Outside Old Orchard Mall in Skokie

Skokie, IL - A male subject was shot near the intersection of Golf Road and Skokie Boulevard on Friday around 9:45 p.m., police said. Multiple police agencies ...

The 25 Best Public High Schools in Illinois: Report

The 25 Best Public High School in Illinois: Report - Chicago, IL - released its 2017 rankings of the best schools in the state and country.

Skokie teen mourned as 4 charged in his slaying  Chicago Tribune

Four men have been arrested and charged in the fatal shooting last month of Skokie 17-year-old Max Gadau.

Shout Out: Marvin Bornschlegl, Oakton Community College's new police chief  Chicago Tribune

Marvin Bornschlegl is Oakton Community College's new chief of police and emergency management, but he's not a new face on the Des Plaines and Skokie ...

Skokie Police Arrest Chicago Man for Trying to Snatch Teen

Niles-Morton Grove, IL - Gabino Torres was charged with attempted kidnapping in connection with an incident last month.

Your Illinois News Radar » Pritzker announces “budget and innovation” transition committee  The Capitol Fax Blog

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018. * I have my nitpicks with this, but overall this is a pretty darned strong budget transition team. It's also a nice touch to include former ...

100 Best Public High Schools in Illinois for 2016

Chicago, IL - A new 2016 list compiled by, an information *service* provider, ranks the Land of Lincoln's best public high schools.

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

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

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 ...

Wilson warms up in game to lead Hoffman with career-high 33  Chicago Daily Herald

Senior Monraia Wilson scored a career-high 33 points with a season-high five 3-pointers to help lead Hoffman Estates' girls basketball team to a 55-47 triumph ...

Hanusiak Challenging For Suffredin's County Board Seat  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Former Niles village trustee Chris Hanusiak announced his run for two higher-elected offices in the Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Primary Election: 13th District ...

D230 Board Approves Administrative Transition Plan  Orland Park, IL Patch

ORLAND PARK, IL -- Dist. 230 school board members approved a transition plan for administrators following the promotion of Jen Tyrrell from Stagg High ...

“Unveiled,” uncovers the reality living as a Muslim women: COD invites Rohina Malik to perform one woman show  The Courier

When Rohina Malik was in high school, her heart belonged to theater. In her early thirties, she found herself working as a Montessori school teacher. Her heart ...

Lincolnshire's InterFirst Mortgage closes its doors  Crain's Chicago Business

A local mortgage firm that five years ago was the country's 15th-largest home lender has closed its doors. InterFirst Mortgage made 37-year-old Dmitry Godin, ...

JUF News | '2 Broke Girls' and 1 funny guy  Jewish United Fund

Skokie is known for being home to all things Jewish: Jewish bookstores, synagogues, kosher restaurants, and even The Bagel. But not everyone knows it is ...

Sunday Breakfast with Ross Deutsch  Daily North Shore

On what ends up being the eve of their son Rory's death in 1998, Ross and Mindy Deutsch hold the 7-year-old's hands. Rory — diagnosed with an inoperable ...

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, ...

Northwestern honors teachers who pushed students 'to go beyond the coursework'  Northwestern University NewsCenter

EVANSTON - From a student who plans to pursue a career in research to another who vows to keep music a part of his life forever, a group of Northwestern ...

Richard Cotovsky's life on the fringe, rewarded | On Culture  Chicago Reader

After four decades in Chicago theater, the artistic director of Mary-Arrchie gets a special nod from the Jeff Awards.

Women of Louder Than a Bomb | Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center | Literary Events  Chicago Reader

Young Chicago Authors presents an edition of the popular poetry slam Louder Than a Bomb that focuses on issues facing women and girls.

Walt Disney World Resort Update for March 28 - April 3, 2017  MousePlanet

Writer's note: Since April Fools Day falls on a Saturday, we will spare you the fantasy-filled Walt Disney World Update that closes with the words "Happy April ...

Merge - Sports/Recreation  Gapers Block

2028 entries. December 14, 2015. "For one moment in time, we were the best." ESPN's next "30 for 30" documentary will be about the 1985 Bears. It will air Jan.

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