• 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.

  • One of 10 new renderings for the Gillson Park renovations, this image shows the new Langdon Beach House. Images Submitted

    Images bring life to Wilmette’s lakefront plan

    July 21, 2014 By Megan Maginity, Assistant Editor News

    Ten images recently released by the Wilmette Park District made the estimated $14 million lakefront project visual, stirring up discussion between residents and officials. 

  • Wilmette Village President Bob Bielinski addresses local business leaders at a State of the Village presentation July 16 at The Wilmette Theatre. Joe Coughlin/22nd Century Media

    Finances the focus of State of Village

    July 17, 2014 By Joe Coughlin, Editor News, Village

    There is some cheerleading for the Village of Wilmette in Bob Bielinski’s State of the Village presentation. But then the first slide ends, and it’s down to business.