• The Romona Elementary School Chess Club (left to right, bottom row), consisting of members Benjamin Newman, Max Drees, Aya Yasumoto, Evan Shu; (top row) Ethan Fogel, Caden Liu, Noah Zyung, George Angelov, Keoni Osborne, were victorious at the All Grade State Championships on Nov. 7 in Peroria. Riley Berge is not pictured. Photo submitted

    Romona chess wins state titles

    November 23, 2015 By Staff Report News, School
    The Romona Elementary School continued its chess dominance at the state level with two victories at the All Grade State Championships on Nov. 7 in Peoria.
  • Loyola Academy defenders Bobby Desherow (5) and Graham Repp (54) look on as linebacker Anthony Romano tackles a Palatine receiver Courtland Cornelius and forces a fumble in the Ramblers’ 24-22 win over the Pirates on Saturday, Nov. 21. Varsity Views

    Football: Loyola survives close shave to move to finals

    November 23, 2015 By Neil Milbert, Staff Writer Sports, High School
    For the Loyola Academy football players, coaches and loyal fans, the Class 8A semifinal game at Palatine was too cold for comfort and too close for comfort.
  • The cast of “The Addams Family” (left to right) Ellyn Cunningham (Northfield), Sydney Kunkler (Wilmette), Kendall Grenolds (Glenview), Seth Steinberg, Ilana Silver (Northbrook), Gabrielle Aranza and Erin Rosenfeld (Northbrook) rehearse a scene on Nov. 14 at The Wilmette Theatre. Jill Dunbar/22nd Century Media

    Wilmette ATC to perform ‘The Addams Family’

    November 23, 2015 By Hilary Anderson, Staff Writer Life & Arts
    The Addams Family is coming to the North Shore.
  • John Shannon, a Loyola Academy senior, was honored on Nov. 4 as one of the top 90 high school football players in the country who will play in an All-Star game in San Antonio on Jan. 9. Here he is presented with a jersey. Photos Submitted

    Loyola’s Shannon to play in U.S. Army bowl game

    November 23, 2015 By Neil Milbert, Staff Writer Sports, High School
    It all began when John Shannon was a seventh-grader at the School of St. Mary in Lake Forest, playing in the basement with his friend, Thomas Picchietti, who showed him how to snap a Nerf football.
  • Wilmette's Gavin Meyer, 1, enjoys the annual Holiday Parade with his grandmother Susan Meyer on Saturday, Nov. 21, in Wilmette. Photos by Jill Dunbar/22nd Century Media

    Holiday parade excites Wilmette community

    November 23, 2015 By Alexa Burnell, Staff Writer News, Village
    Winter made an early stop in Wilmette on Saturday, Nov. 21, but that didn’t put a halt to the 28th annual Holiday Parade.



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