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Celebrity Highland Parker rips into Chicago as they increasingly ignore criminals

DAILY CALLER ‘Cops Have To Be Able To Chase’: Maher, Famous Rocker Rip Into Chicago Over Restrictions On Police Brianna Lyman May 26, 2023 Comedian and podcast host Bill Maher and The Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan tore into Chicago over … Continue reading

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“The first July 4 parade since 2019 promised a return to normalcy. Instead, it began a surreal, traumatizing ordeal”

FORWARD I ran for my life from the Highland Park shooting. It will haunt me forever. Michael L. Millenson July 6, 2022 Rapid-fire popping noises — a loud burst, then a brief pause, then another sustained staccato, somehow even louder … Continue reading

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Rabbi Vernon Kurtz: “The innocence, serenity, peace and quiet of Highland Park may be gone forever”

TIMES OF ISRAEL May you be comforted, my beloved Highland Park Rabbi Vernon Kurtz July 7, 2022 For 31 years, I had the privilege of serving as senior rabbi of North Suburban Synagogue Beth El in Highland Park, Illinois. Those … Continue reading

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Pro-Trump supporters discover that hate does in fact have a home here in Highland Park: “The hate, the foul language, the physical abuse of senior citizens was inexcusable.”

HIGHLAND PARK NEWS Despite some heated moments between demonstrators, Labor Day pro-Trump rally in Highland Park a peaceful one: City officials by James T. Norman September 12, 2020 Highland Park police estimated that more than 300 people attended a pro-President … Continue reading

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A way for Highland Parkers to pitch in

As all kinds of businesses across America struggle with our new normal (for now anyway) many of us are looking for ways to help. Here’s an idea for my community of Highland Parkers. The list below contains links to many … Continue reading

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EVENT Highland Park Democrat and Republican Town Halls

Men’s Club of North Suburban Synagogue Beth El invites you to two Town Halls 1175 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, IL 2018 Republican Candidate Town Hall Sunday, October 14th at 10:00AM Candidates currently committed to appear: 10th Congressional District candidate Douglas Bennett, … Continue reading

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Illinois’ Democratic-controlled legislature has left state “more than $7 billion in unpaid bills and a sense among the state’s residents and creditors that Illinois might not be governable anymore”

POLITICO The Worst Job in American Politics by Theodoric Meyer October 05, 2018 …Illinois — the sixth-biggest state, by population — has seen its credit rating cut to near-junk status in the decade since the financial crisis. Its bonds are … Continue reading

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Starring Highland Park native Rachel Brosnahan: “‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ is a successful character-driven period piece that’s both old and new, putting caustic humor in the skillful hands of a strong female lead” [VIDEO]

TIMES OF ISRAEL Amazon gifts us 8 marvelous episodes of Jewish dramedy like we’ve never seen by Jordan Hoffman December 13, 2017 This year, your Hanukkah gifts are coming from Amazon. Eight episodes (one for each night!) of warm, witty … Continue reading

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Max’s Deli of Highland Park back in the news

CHICAGO TRIBUNE Deli co-owner apologizes after tweeting Vegas shooting was ‘community outreach’ by Karen Berkowitz October 3, 2017 Just weeks after stoking controversy by using Nazi imagery on his Jewish deli’s Facebook page, the co-owner of Max’s Deli in Highland Park … Continue reading

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Highland Park’s Max’s Deli gets political with its diners

SKOKIE PATCH Nazi Salutes Jewish Deli Menu by Jonah Meadows August 31, 2017 A North Shore deli’s catering menu for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur was adorned with caricatures of a Nazi and a Sasquatch in response to the hate … Continue reading

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