• New Trier school officials, including Winnetka Campus Principal Denise Dubravec and Superintendent Paul Sally (both center holding scissors), participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to kick off the New Trier Anew event on Sunday, Oct. 15. Photos by Lois Bernstein/22nd Century Media

    New Trier Anew showcases completion of new construction

    October 16, 2017 By Daniel I. Dorfman, Freelance Reporter News, School
    When 98-year-old New Trier graduate Norma Hoza, class of 1937, stopped by her alma mater Sunday, Oct. 15, she offered a simple statement intended as a compliment.
  • Merlo’s Italian Restaurant is celebrating its fifth year in business in Highland Park. Its signature dish, Nanna’s Gravy ($18), has slow-roasted pot roast, red wine and crushed tomatoes with rigatoni. Photos by Xavier Ward/22nd Century Media

    Dining Out: Merlo’s celebrates five years in Highland Park

    October 10, 2017 By Megan Bernard, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Consistency is key at Merlo’s Italian Restaurant.
  • The cast of the Wilmette Children’s Theatre production of “The Addams Family.” Photo submitted

    Wilmette Children’s Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family'

    October 10, 2017 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Young actors appearing in the Wilmette Children’s Theatre recent production of “The Addams Family” proved that even the most flawed families can succeed with a little bit of honesty, open-mindedness and understanding.
  • Photos by Alexa Burnell/22nd Century Media Alex Fingerman and her mother, Julie, enjoy building a scarecrow together at Chalet Nursery’s Scarecrow Festival on Saturday, Oct. 7, in Wilmette.

    Scarecrow Festival keeps things spooky in Wilmette

    October 10, 2017 By Alexandra Greenwald, Freelance Reporter News
    Don’t be surprised if you see a lot of scarecrows around Wilmette this month.
  • Photos by Lois Bernstein/22nd Century Media New Trier’s Cameron Rosin breaks through the Niles North defense and the raindrops during a game Friday, Oct. 6. in Northfield.

    Football: Trevs storm past Vikings in rainy affair

    October 7, 2017 By Fouad Egbaria, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    A week before another rivalry showdown against Central Suburban League South foe Maine South, it would have been understandable if New Trier players were looking ahead.