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12 | January 25, 2018 | The Northbrook tower news northbrooktower.com News Briefs Northbrook nonprofit helps donate nearly 500k pounds of chicken Hunger Resource Network, an all-volunteer, local non profit organization dedicated to the alleviation of hunger, recently became aware that an anonymous donor wished to give away a large quantity of boneless, skinless chicken. The amount, 462,640 pounds, was large enough that distributing it to the small soup kitchens, food pantries and shelters that comprise the bulk of the nonprofit’s recipient agency list was not feasible, given the time constraint to move all of the product in a short period of time. Faced with the potential loss of this donation, Dan Jariabka, president and founder of Hunger Resource Network, reached out to The Salvation Army Central Territory. They were delighted to accept this donation and as a result of Jariabka’s work, 462,640 pounds of 89.7 percent organic, boneless, skinless chicken will be distributed to 11 Midwest states. The distributions will be made to: Grand Rapids, Mich., St. Louis, Kansas City, Mo., Minneapolis, Omaha, Neb., Detroit, Indianapolis and Chicago. This donation represents the protein portion of 1,830,560 meals. Submitted by the Hunger Resource Network Local business CEO, former Olympian earns entry into Niles West Hall of Fame Howard Labow, who runs the Northbrook-based National Enrollment Services, Inc., was recently inducted into the Niles West High School Hall of Fame in Skokie. Labow was a three-time All American and Olympic fencer. While at Niles West High School, he was All- State in 1972 and 1973 and was state champion runner-up in 1973. From there, Labow moved onto the University of Maryland, where he was named All-Atlantic Coast Champion in 1976. He was a three-time All-American runner up NCAA Champion in 1976. Labow was a member of the 1980 Israel Olympic team for the Moscow games. He was ranked 15th in the world at the time and was thought to be on track to garner Israel’s first fencing Olympic medal. Unfortunately, the Israel team boycotted the Olympics that year. Submitted Content News Briefs are compiled by Editor Martin Carlino. President and CEO of the Northbrook-based National Enrollment Services, Inc. Howard Labow poses for a photo in November after being inducted into Niles West High School’s Hall of Fame. Photo Submitted THE LAKE FOREST LEADER UPDATE: Murder-suicide witness hit shooter with car The shooter in a Jan. 3 murder-suicide in Lake Forest was struck by a vehicle after killing his ex-girlfriend and himself in the parking lot of the apartment the former couple once shared, according to new information from the Lake Forest Police Department. Further investigation into the shooting revealed that a third party, a U.S. Navy member, co-worker of VanLandingham’s and Highland Park resident, witnessed the incident and, out of fear for his life, drove his Land Rover into the shooter, Ryan Zike, 33, just after Zike shot himself in the head, according to a press release from the LFPD. The witness is a 37-yearold man who arrived at VanLandingham’s apartment in the 200 block of E. Deerpath Road on the morning of Jan. 3 to drive her to work. The release also reveals that Zike, of Louisville, Ky., and VanLandingham lived together for a period of time in VanLandingham’s apartment. In October of 2017, Zike moved out of VanLandingham’s apartment and moved back in with his family in Louisville. Zike, who allegedly shot VanLandingham, 27, multiple times in the incident, reportedly drove to Illinois and stayed overnight at an unknown location on Jan. 2. The next morning, Zike approached VanLandingham as she was leaving her apartment for work just prior to 6:20 a.m., Zike and VanLandingham engaged in a brief conversation in the parking area of the apartment complex, when Zike produced a semi-automatic pistol and shot her several times. After shooting Van- Landingham, Zike shot and killed himself. The witness was reportedly parked in a position where his headlights illuminated VanLandingham and Zike during the initial conversation and the shooting. The witness told investigators he felt Zike was going to turn the gun on him; therefore, he made the decision to hit the man with his vehicle. Reporting by Alyssa Groh, Contributing Editor. Full story LakeForestLeader.com. THE WILMETTE BEACON Woman stabbed by daughter in Wilmette A Wilmette woman accused of stabbing her mother is being charged with attempted murder, among other charges, according to the Wilmette Police Department. Dinah Larson, 27, allegedly used a knife to stab her 60-year-old mother multiple times while the she was in bed Thursday morning, Jan. 18, in the 1900 block of Highland Avenue. According to a press release, officers responded to the residence, where both women live, around 7:04 a.m. following a 911 call. By the time police arrived, the daughter had fled the home. Responding officers located the offender in the 2000 block of Washington Avenue, where she was taken into custody. The mother was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. After further investigation and review by the Cook County State Attorney’s Office, Larson was charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery against a person over 60 and aggravated domestic battery. Larson was transported to the Cook County Department of Corrections and remains in custody on a non-bond. According to information found on her Facebook page, Larson had attended Winnetka’s New Trier High School. Reporting by Eric De- Grechie, Managing Editor. Full story at WilmetteBeacon.com. THE GLENVIEW LANTERN Residents make valentines for local veterans It’s undeniable that military service is ingrained in Glenview’s culture and history. As recently as 1995, the Glenview Naval Air Station prepared soldiers to fight for their country. As young men, astronaut Neil Armstrong and former presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush learned their commitment to service at the air base. Throughout the last two decades, the training sites and landing strips became restaurants and condos. The name changed, as well. It’s now called The Glen. Glenview’s history of service, however, has not been lost on the younger generations. Nearly 15 young residents — and a few older ones — turned out to make Valentine’s Day cards for veterans Jan. 12 at the Glenview Public Library. Using construction paper, scissors, stickers and markers, participants created more than 50 cards with messages of love and gratitude. Oliver Wolf, 11, was the first one in the room and stayed for more than an hour. With a look of concentration displayed on his face, he crafted about 10 cards. Most of them read, “Thank you for your service.” “I thought I could just do something for all those people who served our country,” Wolf said. “If they didn’t exist, I probably wouldn’t be the person I am now.” Reporting by Jeremy Turley, Freelance Reporter. Full story GlenviewLantern.com. THE GLENCOE ANCHOR In early stages, Tudor Court redesign projected at $1M In the latest conversation about improving Tudor Court — the street between Writer’s Theatre and art galleries in downtown Glencoe — Village trustees reviewed the project’s progress and asked the city manager to keep working on it. At the Jan. 18 Committee of the Whole meeting, Teska Associates, an Evanston-based urban planning firm, presented its latest designs to the board of trustees. The updated design included feedback from the public and some rough cost estimates. Based upon the initial rough estimate, the project is looking to cost around $1 million — possibly more. Trustees discussed the initial cost estimates and decided they needed firmer estimates and a better understanding of the Vil- Please see nfyn, 25

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