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Skokie

(skō`kē), village (1990 pop. 59,432), Cook co., NE Ill., an industrial suburb adjacent to Chicago; inc. 1888. Its varied products include communications, computer, and electrical equipment; rubber, iron, and steel products; and tools. There are major retail centers and the publishing industry is also important. Hebrew Theological College (1922) was moved there from Chicago in 1958.

Skokie

 

a city in the northern USA, in Illinois. Population, 68,000 (1974). Skokie is actually a northwestern suburb of Chicago. It has a diversified machine-building and metalworking industry. [23–1531–]

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Alligator Records announced Clearwater, 83, died Friday, June 1, 2018, in Skokie, Ill.
Flawless Homes was issued a grant by the Skokie Village Board to help finance a new Home Development & Design Center located on Main Street in the 4800 block.
Vetter's Skokie facility provides development support for preclinical through Phase II injectables, primarily complex biologies.
PCA moved its headquarters to a newly completed general office building (now Building A) at the Skokie campus in 1968, showcasing architectural and structural precast from Wisconsin's J.W.
The store opening was attended by Jollibee's founders, along with the Mayor of Skokie, George Van Dusen and Clark Street Development representatives.
Generation Brands, the parent company of Feiss-Monte Carlo as well as LBL Lighting, Sea Gull Lighting and Tech Lighting, requires its brand presidents work out of its headquarters in Skokie, Ill., in order to work cross-functionally and most effectively, the company said.
He will report to Brian McCarthy, PCA's current president/CEO based in Skokie, who will remain with PCA until year-end as CEO.
When Skokie's Ace Hardware in Skokie, Ill., started to carry jarred pickles, it quickly gained the reputation as a destination for sweet and sour vegetable and unique niches.
This report describes the vaccination campaign of the Skokie Health Department (SHD), during October 16--December 31, 2009.
A major overhaul of Skokie's popular Skatium ice rink is in the planning stages for next year and is expected to temporarily close down the facility from May 1 to Labor Day in 2011.
If Skokie was an escape from urban decay for a kid from Chicago, it was something close to paradise for my parents and an estimated 8,000 Holocaust survivors like them who poured into the Chicago suburb in the 1950s, '60s and 70s.