• Wilmette residents (left to right) Ed Kawala, Jim Dowdall, Laurens Ackerman, Ira Becker and John O’Malley stand on the court they share every Tuesday morning in Wilmette. Alan P. Henry/22nd Century Media

    Scoring points not the point for ROMEO tennis group

    October 1, 2014 By Alan P. Henry, Staff Writer News

    When the ROMEO gang gathers at the Wilmette Tennis Club’s Court 4 at 9:30 sharp on Tuesday mornings, no one is expecting tournament-level tennis.

  • Allyson Rosenthal, 29, of Wilmette, readies to answer a question on the game show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” in an episode that aired Sept. 24. Photos Submitted

    Wilmette game show winner to pay it forward

    September 30, 2014 By Joe Coughlin, Editor Life & Arts

    The Rosenthal home was like a classroom for trivia. 

  • Will Tilson is only 14 years old and is already making waves on the local music scenes with the release of his first EP, “Savin’ Up.” Photo Submitted

    Soulful Wilmette teen records EP in Nashville

    September 29, 2014 By Megan Maginity, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    Will Tilson was picking through vinyl records at the Rock House in Wilmette when he decided to ask store owner Chris Karabas if he could play guitar with him on stage. 

  • Caleb Roth (30) rushes into the end zone for New Trier in its 49-14 win Saturday, Sept. 27, at Waukegan. Photos by Joe Coughlin/22nd Century Media

    Trevs score early, often to win fifth

    September 28, 2014 By Joe Coughlin, Editor Sports, High School

    When Caleb Roth said he tries to follow the footsteps of Kevin Mulhern, he was speaking metaphorically. 

  • Winners of the Backyard Barbecue Rib Contest Sept. 14 were Dig the Pig (left to right): James Borja, Pete Collins, Ted Koulentes and Angel Villaluz. Photos by Alexa Burnell/22nd Century Media

    Dig the Pig repeats as rib contest champs

    September 19, 2014 By Alexa Burnell, Staff Writer News

    Armed with a slab of ribs and side of creativity, six teams took part in the 6th Annual Rib Contest at Wilmette’s Backyard Barbecue on Sept. 14.