• Allyson Rosenthal, pictured with a dog from Heartland Animal Shelter, turned her game-show winnings into a successful fundraiser for the Northbrook shelter. Photo Submitted

    The Beacon helps 'Millionaire' winner raise $16K for Heartland

    November 21, 2014 By Alicia Ramirez, Assistant Editor News

    Crediting The Wilmette Beacon for helping to not only reach, but exceed her fundraising goal, Wilmette resident Allyson Rosenthal provided Northbrook’s Heartland Animal Shelter with $16,

  • Jack Oldfield is New Trier’s best cheerleader as he cheers with Tom DeLuca, a hypnotist that came to NTHS Saturday, Nov. 15.

    Hypnotist entertains audience, spellbinds students

    November 20, 2014 Life & Arts

    Tom DeLuca defines hypnosis as “enhanced imagination.”

  • American Legion Post 46 Huerter-Wilmette will shut down if it doesn't find an influx of funds.

    Wilmette legion post on verge of closure

    November 19, 2014 By Alan P. Henry, Staff Writer News

    Truth revealed on the blood-soaked battlefields of eastern Pennsylvania, Union Army private Richard Gilder took full poetic measure of the men with whom he served: “Better than honor and

  • Getting the fans and community involved was a big part of coach Brian Doll's plan in his first year as New Trier head football coach. The Trevs finished 10-2 with two postseason wins.

    Winning culture sparked in Doll’s first year

    November 18, 2014 By Joe Coughlin, Editor Sports, High School

    New Trier senior Will Francke was one of the few not masked by tears after his team’s loss Saturday, Nov. 15. 

  • The women of row, including many from Wilmette, are united in a battle against breast cancer and its recurrence. Photo Submitted

    Women heal together with ROW

    November 17, 2014 By Alan P. Henry, Staff Writer News

    Recovery on Water, a rowing team that includes many North Shore residents and that gives survivors of breast cancer the unique opportunity to become active in their recovery and gain sup

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