• New Trier grad Elizabeth Szokol watches her shot during the Florida’s Natural Charity Classic in March. Scott A. Miller/Symetra Tour

    New Trier grad Szokol vies for LPGA card

    August 10, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports

    For many golfers, the dream is to play on the professional tour.

  • Loyola graduate Thomas Smart looks to make a play during Oakton Community College’s 2017 season. Photo Submitted

    Alumni Spotlight: LA grad Smart named NJCAA All-American, set to play at UIC

    August 15, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports

    To be named as one of the best in your craft, regardless of what it is, is always an honor.

  • Northfield Restaurant’s Alaskan waffle a la mode ($8.25) is a simple yet sweet concoction of a fluffly waffle topped with a generous helping of whipped cream and two scoops of vanilla ice cream. JACQUELINE GLOSNIAK/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Waffles abound at North Shore eateries

    August 14, 2017 By Staff Report Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Among one of breakfast’s most popular ­— and heartiest — menu items is the waffle. However you like yours — Belgian-style, with a helping of fried chicken or drizzled with chocolate chips — waffles are a fun batter alternative to ordinary flapjacks.
  • Joshua Swanner, who most recently served as the assistant principal at Skokie School, was named by the D36 School Board this summer as Greeley School’s interim principal for the 2017-2018 school year. PHOTOS SUBMITTED

    The new face in the halls: Skokie assistant principal named new Greeley interim principal

    August 14, 2017 By Jacqueline Glosniak, Editor News, School
    For most people, jumping into a new position at the busiest time of the year would be considered a nightmare. But for Joshua Swanner, the short turnaround and learning curve coming with his sudden new position is a dream come true.
  • Elise Menaker, a 2006 graduate of New Trier, will begin her new role as a sideline reporter covering college athletics with the Big Ten Network after recently holding a sports anchor and reporter position in Milwaukee. PHOTOS SUBMITTED

    Sideline Sensation: New Trier graduate to conquer college sports game coverage

    August 14, 2017 By Jacqueline Glosniak, Editor Life & Arts
    Growing up on the North Shore, Elise Menaker was a self-described tomboy. Whether running around with friends, participating on championship tennis and softball teams at New Trier or watching her favorite professional teams play, much of the Wilmette native’s life has revolved around sports and the energy and excitement of a live game.

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