June 12, 2018By Maryann Pisano, Freelance ReporterLife & Arts
With the release of her second book on finances, Winnetka resident Nancy Doyle said she specifically hoped to reach younger generations.
“When you’re young, time is on your side,” said Doyle, the author of “Manage Your Financial Life: Just Starting Out.” “Young people need to exercise discipline and be thoughtful and organized when they’re first starting out.”
Northfield resident Ben Duke’s photo with his daughter, Bianca, and the story behind their relationship captured our hearts at The Current to win this year’s Father’s Day Photo Contest. PHOTO SUBMITTED
While life as an adult is undoubtedly busy, the men who are also fathers have an even tougher job, ensuring they spend quality time with their children to form close relationships and create lifelong bonds.
Sam Smith, of Northfield, began his own construction business, SRS Management Construction Group, at the age of 19 following enjoying helping his family out with construction projects in the area. PHOTOS SUBMITTED
While most young adults have a general idea of the type of career they hope to follow, most don’t taking the plunge right after high school to creating a business of their own.
However, after helping some family members with a series of local remodeling jobs, Sam Smith decided that he enjoyed the work so much that at the age of 19, he would start his own construction company.
Graduates Clayton Durning (left), of Winnetka, and Braden Adamson-Tate, of Skokie, strike poses before graduation on Friday, June 8, in Winnetka. PHOTOS BY JAY YOUNG/NORTH SHORE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
June 12, 2018By Megan Bernard, Contributing EditorNews, School
As the notes of “Pomp and Circumstance” played from an organ, 59 Raiders proceeded into North Shore Country Day School’s 99th Annual Commencement.
On Friday, June 8, the Class of 2018 donned long white dresses and dark suits as they carried or wore purple flowers while they said their goodbyes to the Winnetka institution.
Loyola's Jake Novak slides safely into third base before the tag can be applied by Huntley's Evan Tocmo during the teams' super-sectional matchup Monday, June 4, in Schaumburg. Tracy Allen/22nd Century Media
Welcome to 22nd Century Media’s All-Area team: Team 22. Thanks to help from area coaches and the eyes of 22nd Century Media staff, the best players were selected from six high schools — New Trier (NT), Loyola Academy (LA), Glenbrook North (GBN), Glenbrook South (GBS), Highland Park (HP) and Lake Forest High School (LF) — in our coverage area.