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Patrons honor the victims of September 11 at DeKalb Square, 110
N. Fourth Street, by playing drums. The event was hosted by the
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of DeKalb.

Open mic night honors Sept. 11 victims

By Kelly Bauer | September 11, 2011

DeKalb Square Park held an open mic event Sunday afternoon in memory of Sept. 11 victims. Attendees were encouraged to share their thoughts and emotions on the terrorist attacks that occurred 10 years ago. One participant, Rachel McPheeters, English teacher...

Accidents decrease at Lucinda, Annie Glidden

By Kelly Bauer | September 7, 2011

There have been fewer vehicle-related accidents at the intersection of Lucinda Avenue and Annie Glidden Road since last year, said NIU Police Sgt. Alan Smith.In a 2010 article, the Northern Star reported on various intersections around DeKalb County where...

Former NIU professor dies

September 22, 1988

Former NIU communications professor Paul Crawford, 81, died Tuesday in Oak Crest_DeKalb Area Retirement Center, 2944 Greenwood Acre Drive.

NIU communications professor Richard Johannessen said Crawford was "considered one of the founders of the (NIU communications) department."

The department only had been in existence two years when Crawford joined NIU in 1940, Johannessen said.

Crawford taught at NIU until his retirement in 1974.

Johannessen called Crawford a "major builder in communications at NIU, especially in terms of the graduate program."

The communications department each year grants an award in Crawford's name for excellence in graduate study.

The Mass of the Resurrection will be held for Crawford at 11 a.m. this morning in Christ the Teacher Parish of the Newman Center, 512 Normal Road.

Visitation services will be from 9 to 10:45 a.m. in Ronan-Moore Mortuary, 310 Oak. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery.