• Photos by Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media The Village of Wilmette holiday tree lights up the sky following a ceremony Friday, Nov. 17, in Wilmette.

    Rocking around the Christmas tree in Wilmette

    November 18, 2017 By Staff Report News
    Rain didn’t dampen the spirts of those in attendance Friday night for the annual tree lighting ceremony in Wilmette.
  • Glencoe resident Andrew Bora, a New Trier graduate, competes at the Kettlebell National Championships Aug. 5 in Connecticut. Photos Submitted

    New Trier grad qualifies for World Kettlebell Championships

    November 14, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports
    When most people hear about people lifting weights competitively, they immediately think powerlifting or weightlifting, like what you see in the Summer Olympics.
  • New Trier graduateCody Fry, who competed on TV’s “American Idol” in 2015, released his new album “Flying” in October. Photos submitted.

    New Trier graduate credits upbringing with grooming music talents

    November 14, 2017 By Maryann Pisano, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Cody Fry may have traveled the world and been a contestant on Season 14 of “American Idol,” but he said his musical abilities truly began on the North Shore.
  • Photos submitted Violin players (left to right) Alex Kiley and Brayden Wu, fourth-graders at Avoca West, perform Nov. 3 at the annual Intercultural Dinner and Talent Show at Marie Murphy.

    World-wide cuisine, music highlight Marie Murphy event

    November 14, 2017 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter News, School
    It was like a meeting of the United Nations, a gathering of representatives from the four corners of the world.
  • Terry Phllips (left), of Chicago, along with her niece, Ava Wallenstein, 8, of Seattle, check out some deals with Chloe Mangel, 8, of Kenillworth, and Nancy Gardner, owner of Rosie’s Nana.

    Kenilworth Holiday Market kicks off season

    November 13, 2017 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter News
    Shoppers looking to get an early start on their holiday to-do list had to look no further than the annual Holiday Market held at the Kenilworth Assembly Hall on Sunday, Nov. 12.


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