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The new Skokie Economic Development Plan: “Money For Nothing & Chicks For Free”*

The New Skokie Economic Development Plan: “Money For Nothing And Chicks For Free”* Skokie village recently paid $1.7 million for property located at Dempster and Skokie. That is the equivalent of 17 firefighters. They have just sold it to Oberweis Dairy for $400,000 plus 5% of sales that exceed $1 million a year for...
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Local Waste Agency Head, Where is the Oversight?

Brooke Beal, who is the former director of the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) was recently charged with stealing almost $850,000 from the Agency. Skokie is part of this district and Skokie mayor, George Van Dusen, is chairman of its board of directors. It handles waste from 23 member governmental units,...
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Harry Teinowitz – Get me the Mayor

Sports personality Harry Teinowitz was pulled over in Skokie on 3800 block of Greenwood Avenue, on March 4. Reportedly: 1. He had what reported looked like marijuana residue on his shirt 2. When asked about a marijuana odor, he blamed it on a valet who recently parked the car. 3. The car he was...
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Redevelopment Plans for Downtown Skokie, Not Welcomed

“Is the Village of Skokie seriously still planning on making Oakton Street one lane in each direction in hopes of bringing people to downtown Skokie shops/restaurants? One lane in each direction on a main artery can only cause bottle necks in traffic, particularly during rush hour. I object, do you?” Ellen Ryan December 12,...
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HELP WANTED – to Run Skokie Local news site

HELP WANTED: Part time job running a local Skokie news site (SkokieNotices.com). Seeking a person with an interest in online journalism. WordPress  experience very helpful. Experience with twitter & facebook accounts will also be useful. Job includes attending and taking notes at local village board meetings and engaging in short interviews with local residents...
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