• Photos by Alexa Burnell/22nd Century Media The cast (left to right) Isabelle Poulios, as Aladdin; Maya Vanderkamp, as The Genie; and Knox Knoble, as Abu, perform in Skyline Theater’s “Aladdin Jr.” on April 19 in Wilmette.

    Young cast brings ‘Aladdin Jr.’ alive at Wilmette's Skyline Studios

    April 20, 2017 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    “Aladdin Jr.” tells the story of a poor street urchin and wealthy princess who live different lifestyles, but share the same desire to be free and authentic.
  • Tom (left) and Scott Bickel signed their letters of intent Tuesday, April 11, in Winnetka. Michael Wojtychiw/22nd Century Media

    Boys tennis: Bickel twins make college decisions

    April 17, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports
    NT grads choose Colgate, Carnegie Mellon
  • Photos by Alexa Burnell/22nd Century Media Youngsters (left to right) Veronica Quinn, Jane Vankula, Andrew Vankula and Henry Vankula look to see what the Easter Bunny brought them on April 15 at Howard Park in Wilmette.

    Egg hunt brings Wilmette families out to Howard Park

    April 18, 2017 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter News
    Families hopped to Howard Park to hunt for thousands of colorful, treat-filled eggs left by the Easter Bunny on the morning of April 15 in Wilmette.
  • New Trier’s Megan Frentzel looks to shoot against Fenwick on Monday, April 17, in Winnetka.

    Girls water polo: New Trier falls short against Fenwick

    April 18, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, High School

    Coming into the season, New Trier coach Matt Wendt said the reason he had made such a tough schedule was to compete against the best teams — even if the team would fall short and lose, h

  • Karen Thompson, owner of Wilmette Dog Wash, takes off excess hair off a groomed Elvis at the Linden Avenue business. Hilary Anderson/22nd Century Media.

    Wilmette Dog Wash celebrates 25 Years with owner Thompson

    April 17, 2017 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter News
    Karen Thompson is “pawsome” according to her canine clients.


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