Wilmette’s Jarrett Mitsuhiro Takaki, a senior at New Trier, practices the piano piece, “Fugue from Sonata: Allegro con Spirito,” by composer Samuel Barber, prior to performing at the 88Keys to Cure concert in April, at Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston. Jill Dunbar/22nd Century Media
Tipp Browne, of Wilmette, and his parents gather at the Wilmette Public Library on Aug. 21, 2017, to view the solar eclipse. Alexa Burnell/22nd Century Media
Wilmette teenagers Zach Larsen (left) and Ben Sklansky compete on “Wheel of Fortune” in Culver City, Calif. during an episode filmed on Jan. 20., 2017. Courtesy of Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Cathy Cerone, of Wilmette, Regina Dominican Class of 1973, and her granddaughter meet Cardinal Blase Cupich in January 2017 in Wilmette. Photo submitted.
Severe storms downed trees and power lines on June 14, 2017, throughout Wilmette. Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media
Harold Katz, 89, reads from the Torah while Rabbi Moshe Teldon looks on May 18, 2017, at the Chabad Center for Jewish Life & Learning in Wilmette. Eric DeGrechie/22nd Century Media
Wilmette World War II veteran Myron Eberle (left) and Staff Sgt. Joseph Cottier meet up at the Chicago Blackhawks game Nov. 5, 2017, at the United Center.