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Niles West's Siemienski Achieves Facility Management Honors

Jerzy Siemienski, Niles West High School’s Director of Buildings and Grounds, was recently recognized by the Illinois Association of School Business Officials (IASBO) for completing … Read more ›

Harvey Brin, 78, skied black diamonds at Steamboat Springs seven months after double knee replacement surgery. In addition to the surgery, he credits a three-week rehab stay at Alden North Shore for his return to full functionality.
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North Shore Resident Thanks Rehab for Feeling 18 Again

Harvey Brin, 78, had double knee replacement surgery on May 17, 2011. Seven months later, he was skiing black diamonds in Steamboat Springs, Colo. “Before … Read more ›

At the recent annual professional conference of the National Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC) in Cleveland, OH, Rabbi Joseph Ozarowski received his certification credentials. He became a board certified Jewish chaplain Jan. 15, 2012. Pictured are Rabbi David Glicksman, outgoing Certification Commission Chair, Rabbi Ozarowski and Rabbi Julie Schwartz who is the current Certification Commission Chair for NAJC.
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Rabbi Joe Ozarowski Is Good as 'Gold'

Rabbi Joe Ozarowski, Chaplain with the Jewish Healing Network, of Chicago, is well-known by his peers at Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS) for his … Read more ›

Cyndee speaking about Mollie's War
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In Conversation with Jewish GIs of World War II

Please join Cyndee Schaffer at the Illinois Holocaust Museum in Skokie, IL on Thursday evening, May 10th at 6:30 PM as she is part of … Read more ›

Julia Bikbova adjusts the uniform of Stepan Borozinets, a highly decorated Russian air force pilot during World War II, at the Skokie library on May 8. The Russian veterans were celebrating on the eve of "Victory Day," May 9, the date many Russians celebrate the end of the war and the defeat of the Nazis. (Brian L. Cox / Special to the Tribune.)

Former Soviet vets of World War II want to reconnect with their American allies

Like many military veterans, Stepan Borozinets can tell hair-raising stories of combat. Borozinets, 89, a highly decorated pilot in the Soviet air force during World … Read more ›

Skokie resident Jerry Markbreit shows his autographed football from Super Bowl XXIX—the last of four Super Bowls he refereed—to Alden Estates of Skokie Administrator Lindsay Broadbent. The legendary NFL referee recently spent 16 days at the rehabilitation center following hip replacement surgery.
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Legendary NFL Ref Back in the Game

Think officiating at the Super Bowl would be a bit more daunting than having a routine orthopedic procedure? Just ask legendary National Football League (NFL) … Read more ›

Sen. Mark Kirk released from rehabilitation center

Sen. Mark Kirk has been released from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, where he had been recovering from a stroke, according to a statement from … Read more ›

District 219 Interim Director of Fine Arts Mary Jo Papich has received the 2012 Downbeat Magazine Jazz Education Achievement Award.
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District 219's Papich Honored with Jazz Education Achievement Award

Niles Township High School District 219 Interim Director of Fine Arts Mary Jo Papich has received the 2012 Downbeat Magazine Jazz Education Achievement Award, along … Read more ›

The first photo of Sen. Mark Kirk was released Tuesday, three months after the Illinois Republican suffered a stroke. (Handout) (Office of Sen. Mark Kirk / April 24, 2012)

First photo of U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk since stroke is released

More than three months after he suffered a large stroke, Sen. Mark Kirk was shown in a photo released today by the Rehabilitation Institute of … Read more ›

Kim and Khloe Kardashian blow kisses to the crowd at Sears April 20. (Heather Leszczewicz/TribLocal)

Kim and Khloe Kardashian come to town

It was a madhouse at the Woodfield Mall Sears April 20 when reality TV stars Kim and Khloe Kardashian, along with their mother Kris Jenner, … Read more ›