• Wilmette’s (left to right) Katherine Lasonde, Jasmine Wu and Samantha Fountain work on their icebox car through a program led by ComEd. Photos Submitted

    Wilmette girls make fridge into car with ComEd

    July 29, 2014 By Joe Coughlin, Editor News

    You don’t know competition until you begin as a 3:1 underdog. 

  • Debbie Ackerman, of Wilmette, raises her hands in glory after winning the 1,500-meter run in her age group at the USTA Track Championships. Photos Submitted

    Ackerman is 1-for-1 in competitive races

    July 29, 2014 By Joe Coughlin, Editor Sports

    The Ackerman twins are a familiar pair on the New Trier running scene. 

  • Ken Schultz, aka The Flying Fool, plays keep away with Charlie Wagner July 21 at the library’s family picnic. Photos by Joe Coughlin/22nd Century Media

    Flying fool has fun with Wilmette families

    July 25, 2014 By Joe Coughlin, Editor News

    Ken Schultz, “The Flying Fool,” amazed children with death-defying stunts and kept parents entertained with slapstick humor and adult appreciated silliness, during the Wilmette Public Li

  • Generation Gap — (left to right) Steve and Alaina Vivian and Robert and Piper Phillips — play at Wilmette Summerfest July 12. Photo by Joe Coughlin/22nd Century Media

    Dad, daughters rock in Generation Gap

    July 23, 2014 By Megan Maginity, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    Four days after Piper Phillips was born, she was on stage with her rock-star dad.

  • New Trier rising senior James Doan pulls a four-wheeler during one of the events of the conference lineman challenge Friday, July 18, at Glenbrook North. Photos by Joe Coughlin/22nd Century Media

    Lineman challenge brings out NT’s best

    July 22, 2014 By Joe Coughlin, Editor Sports, High School

    Tractor tires are not found on a football field.
    Neither are dump trucks, obstacle courses nor dumbbells, but on Friday, July 18, they all played their part in a unique football competition at the annual Central Suburban League Lineman Challenge at Glenbrook North.