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A body was discovered yesterday at Townley Field near the Joseph Sears School in Kenilworth, according to the Kenilworth Police Department. 

Police said the body is that of a man in his 50s, who appears to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The name of the subject is not being released pending notification of the family.

Danielle Tabor
A 67-year-old Arlington Heights man was killed around 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Wilmette Harbor in Wilmette.
Eric DeGrechie
When news that Wilmette’s Matteo Smith, a first grader at Central Elementary, was facing a relapse with leukemia, hearts around Wilmette began to break.
Eric DeGrechie

Meredith Falk is thankful to all of the teachers who have helped her throughout her scholastic career, so much so that she might just become one in the next few years.

Falk, president of New Trier’s Student Alliance, was one of 1,055 students to graduate on Sunday, May 31, at Northwestern’s Welsh-Ryan Arena. She was recently voted, “Most Likely to Teach at New Trier in 10 years,” in the yearbook. 

Eric DeGrechie
With a smile that lit up a room, a kind and generous spirit, and a never-ending sense of optimism, Michael Mensching won the hearts of everyone he encountered.
Eric DeGrechie

When two New Trier students put their talents together and created a DJ group, Louis the Child, they expected a packed house for their first concert.

Only seven people showed.

Now, months later, they’re topping music charts.

The story of DJs Robby Hauldren and Freddy Kennett’s first concert has become their favorite, especially since they just released their first successful EP called “Dimensions.”

22nd Century Media Staff

Alex Look, of Wilmette, was a part of the success of the 2014 Skokie Indians 14U Pony baseball team that finished as league champs.

The Indians finished with a 14-2 record to win the 14-team Lake Shore Feeder Baseball League and advance to the league tournament’s semifinals. The Indians also started the season by taking second place in the Park Ridge Memorial Day Weekend Wood Bat Tournament.

22nd Century Media Staff
The Wilmette Police Department finished its investigation of a delayed report of a suspicious incident that occurred at approximately 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, in the 1100 block of 15th Street.
Eric DeGrechie
Miles T. O’Malley, 18, of the 500 block of Knox Avenue in Wilmette, was arrested and charged with theft following an incident on July 12.
Eric DeGrechie
Eamon O’Brien has never been one for awards.
Eric DeGrechie