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John Boone has found an unusual way to stay in shape and get around.

The Wilmette resident is the owner of a pterovelo (ptero for winged, velo is French for bicycle), a man-powered vehicle. Boone’s particular model is called a velomobile.

While it may look like a spaceship, the velomobile is actually made of a three-wheel recumbent bike and carbon fiber. 

People always ask him if it flies, Boone said, but noted that all feedback he’s gotten has been positive.

22nd Century Media Staff

It’s a miracle 19-year-old Tenzin Nordon is even here. 

Now, a senior at Loyola Academy and a resident of Chicago’s Rogers Park, Nordon is applying to colleges — Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Mass., an all girls schools — and she hopes to study math. She plays piano and has tried her hand at guitar, violin and even kickboxing. In a maroon and gold Loyola sweater, she smiles as she talks about all the things she still wants to try to do in life.  

22nd Century Media Staff
Kassandra Rosa, 21, of Chicago, was arrested and charged with credit card fraud following alleged incidents at Salon Fusion, 108 Skokie Blvd., Wilmette.
Eric DeGrechie
Meeting that someone special is among the most wonderful moments in our lives.
Eric DeGrechie
UPDATE: The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office has ruled the death of a Wilmette resident as a suicide.
Eric DeGrechie
A Bakers Square Restaurant & Bakery location in Wilmette has closed its doors.
Eric DeGrechie
Singer Sinead O’Connor has been found after going missing in Wilmette.
Danielle Tabor

A northbound Metra train struck a pedestrian this afternoon just south of the Wilmette Avenue station, according to Meg Reile of Metra.

Metra officials confirmed the male pedestrian is dead.

The Wilmette Police Department, which Reile said was taking lead on the incident, was not immediately available for comment. 

Trains on the Union Pacific North line out of Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago were halted, Reile said, for a period of time, but were back in service as of 5:30 p.m.

22nd Century Media Staff

A dozen New Trier High School students were charged last week in relation to a recent digital photo scandal in which nude images of students were traded. 

Between Oct. 14-17, Winnetka police charged the 12 boys — all between 15 and 16 years old — with distribution of harmful material to a minor after an investigation found all 12 received at least one nude image of a juvenile female and forwarded it on, according to Winnetka Deputy Chief Joseph Pellus.

Danielle Tabor

Catholic clergy members from across Illinois, including 11 from Wilmette’s Loyola Academy and five from other Wilmette religious institutions, were accused of sexual misconduct in a 182-page report published Wednesday, March 20, by the Minnesota-based law firm Jeff Anderson and Associates. 

Eric DeGrechie

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