The Village of Skokie hit the ground running in 2021 by beginning a mass COVID-19 vaccination effort that now reaches administering nearly 32,000 doses. Read more about this and other 2021 highlights, including robust Downtown Skokie redevelopment, the Public Safety Commission's report on the Skokie Police Department Use of Force Policy, exciting changes at Westfield Old Orchard, the return of block parties, the community's first Juneteenth celebration, continued focus on environmental sustainability - including record-setting pumpkin recycling - and more!
See the 2021 Skokie Year in Review.
A volunteer does some 'pumpkin chuckin' at the Sustainable Environmental Advisory Commission's November 7, 2021 pumpkin recycling program. Skokie residents brought a whopping 3.13 tons of pumpkins for recycling!