Unemployment Fraud; Political Signs Stolen; DUI Crash: Blotter

Someone used the identity of an Asbury Avenue resident to open a Sprint account and spent more than $5,000 between March 17 and July 13.An Oak Street resident reported someone used their identity to apply for unemployment benefits on July 5. Someone used an Ash Street resident’s identity to obtain an unauthorized small business loan.Between […]

Purses Stolen From Cars; Human Defecation On Home Lawn: Blotter

A resident in the 3200 block of Milwaukee Avenue called police at 2:15 p.m. July 28 to report someone threw rocks at their vehicle parked in the parking lot during the overnight hours. The reported loss is $500.A resident in the 2200 block of Grove Street reported at 6:14 p.m. Aug. 1 someone removed bathroom […]

Winnetka-Northfield Rotary Feeds the Soul During Pandemic

Staying true to its motto, “Service Above Self”, the Club generously decided to continue to pay its private caterer, “Donna Goodman Events” of Wilmette, to prepare weekly meals not for themselves, but for residential nonprofits instead. Rotary asked its partner, The Volunteer Center of N.E. Metro Chicago(VC), for some recommendations from its 165 member nonprofit […]

IL Breaks 2,000 New Coronavirus Cases For First Time Since May

CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission. CDC also advises the use of simple cloth face coverings to slow the spread of the virus and help people who may have the virus […]