1 hour ago

Man dead after Evanston apartment fire

Fire and police officials investigate the house fire on the 1300 block of Oakton Street in Evanston on Jan. 23, 2018.

    Man dead after Evanston apartment fire
    Evanston fire officials are investigating an early morning fire that killed a 65-year-old man Tuesday. Firefighters responded just after 5 a.m. to the 1300 block of Oakton Street on a report of a fire in a two-unit apartment building, according to an Evanston Fire Department news release.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

4 hours ago

Man, 65, Killed In Evanston Fire

Firefighters responded to a 3-story home in the 1300 block of Oakton Street around 5 a.m.

    Man, 65, Killed In Evanston Fire
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A 65-year-old man died Tuesday morning, after he was pulled out of a burning building in Evanston. Firefighters responded to a 3-story home in the 1300 block of Oakton Street around 5 a.m. During a search of the building, a 65-year-old man was found on the top floor of the building.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

6 hours ago

Man Critically Wounded in Evanston Fire

Firefighters rushed to the home around 5 a.m. in the 1300 block of Oakton Street, where they found an apartment building in flames. The fire had started on the top floor of the building was quickly extinguished, fire officials said. 

Police warned those in the area to avoid the intersection of Oakton and Asbury as crews worked at the scene. 

    Man Critically Wounded in Evanston Fire
    A fire in a three-story Evanston building left a man in critical condition Tuesday morning, authorities said. Firefighters rushed to the home around 5 a.m. in the 1300 block of Oakton Street, where they found an apartment building in flames. The fire had started on the top floor of the building was quickly extinguished, fire officials said.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

7 hours ago

House fire burning in Evanston

The house fire was just west of the intersection of Oakton Street and Asbury Avenue, Evanston police said in a tweet just after 5:20 a.m.

    House fire burning in Evanston
    Emergency crews were responding to a house fire in Evanston early Tuesday, police said in an alert.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 02

About This List

ST. FRANCIS Presence St. Francis Hospital (355 Ridge Ave., Evanston)

This article has 20 other Chicago locations (Show)

ABILITYLAB Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (355 E. Erie St.)

(5841 S. Maryland Ave.)

(5721 S. Maryland Ave.)

EVANSTON NorthShore Evanston Hospital (2650 Ridge Ave., Evanston)

JACKSON PARK Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center (7531 S. Stony Island Ave.)

MASONIC Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center (836 W. Wellington Ave.)

MERCY Mercy Hospital and Medical Center (2525 S. Michigan Ave.)

NORTHSHORE NorthShore Orthopaedic Institute (680 N. Lake Shore Dr.)

NORTHWESTERN Northwestern Memorial Hospital (251 E. Huron St.)

NORWEGIAN Norwegian American Hospital (1044 N. Francisco Ave.)

RESURRECTION Presence Resurrection Medical Center (7435 W. Talcott Ave.)

RUSH Rush University Medical Center (1653 W. Congress Pkwy.)

SCHWAB Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital (1401 S. California Blvd.)

ST. ELIZABETH Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, St. Elizabeth Campus (1431 N. Claremont Ave.)

ST. JOSEPH Presence St. Joseph Hospital (2900 N. Lake Shore Dr.)

ST. MARY Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, St. Mary Campus (2233 W. Division St.)

SWEDISH Swedish Covenant Hospital (5145 N. California Ave.)

TRINITY Advocate Trinity Hospital (2320 E. 93rd St.)

(1740 W. Taylor St.)

VERNON HILLS NorthShore Medical Group - Vernon Hills (225 N. Milwaukee Ave.)

    Top Doctors: About This List
    Edit Module The Top Doctors list was compiled by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a health care research and information company founded in 1991 by a former medical college board chairman and president to help guide consumers to America's top doctors and top hospitals.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

Jan 01

Martin Luther King Day Kumbaya Chess Workshop

The MLK Day workshop will provide children at all levels with a tangible way to improve their chess skills through instruction, practice and one-on-one coaching. Led by Super Trainer Shiva Maharaj and staff from Chess-Ed, the workshop will feature opening theory, middle game planning and combinations, and winning endgame technique. In addition, puzzling, analysis of famous games and tournament-like game playing will be included. Students will be grouped according to skill level. Beginners are welcome. Register at https://2018mlkdaychess.eventbee.com

    MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY-Kumbaya Chess Workshop 2018 - Chicago
    MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY-Kumbaya Chess Workshop 2018, 5252 West Devon - Chicago
    https://www.eventbee.com

Dec 29

Why You May Want to Make Year-End Charitable Donations

As many people are prepaying their property taxes, you may also want to make charitable contributions before the end of the year.

https://illinoisestateplanning.blogspot.com/2017/12/why-you-may-want-to-make-year-end.html

    Why You May Want to Make Year-End Charitable Donations
    The new tax law has been forecasted to result in $21 billion less in charitable giving in the coming year. As an estimated, 95% of Americans will now take the standard deduction rather than itemize, few will see a tax advantage for charitable giving in the coming years.
    http://illinoisestateplanning.blogspot.com

Dec 27

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