• Johnny Maday drives to the goal against Lake Forest Thursday, April 19, in Northfield. Brittany Kapa/22nd Century Media

    Boys lacrosse: Big second period leads NT to win

    April 20, 2018 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    One of the more key aspects of lacrosse is the faceoff.
  • For $15, the homemade waffle with fruit at Caffe Buon Giorno is a Belgian waffle dusted with powdered sugar and topped with pineapple, cantaloupe, banana, strawberry and blueberry slices. JACQUELINE GLOSNIAK/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    A brunch of options: Area restaurants abound with brunch-time hits

    April 23, 2018 By Staff Report Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Brunch — the hybrid breakfast/lunch meal eaten during the late morning/early afternoon hours often accompanied by mimosas, sangrias and bellinis.
  • Winnetkans Drew Ellensohn and Sarah Olson perform an emotional scene in “Once On This Island,” running Thursday-Sunday, April 26-29 at the Winnetka Community House. PHOTOS BY JACQUELINE GLOSNIAK/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Once on this stage: Winnetka production teaches acceptance, value of hard work

    April 23, 2018 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts
    In a combined homecoming/professionally directed children’s production, the Children’s Theatre of Winnetka welcomed notable CTW alum Stephen Schellhardt as co-director of its production of Broadway’s popular revival, “Once On This Island,” running Thursday-Sunday, April 26-29, at the Winnetka Community House.
  • Winnetka police crack down on distracted drivers

    April 23, 2018 By Jacqueline Glosniak, Editor News, Police-Fire, Community
    With the latest and greatest cell phone technology constantly available at our fingertips, it’s no wonder why millions of Americans find it so easy to make calls, send text messages, take photos and keep up with social media while behind the wheel.
  • Wendy Mogel (left), author of “Voice Lessons for Parents: What to Say, How to Say it and When to Listen,” signs copies of her book following a discussion Friday, April 20, at New Trier’s Northfield campus. Lonnie Stonitsch (right), executive director of the Family Action Network, helped cosponsor the event. PHOTOS BY HILARY ANDERSON/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Bridging the communication gap: Author visits Northfield to share parent/child relationship insight

    April 23, 2018 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    Talking with one’s children sometimes can be a challenge for parents in whatever stage of life they are in at the moment. Communication with and mutual understanding between the two forces often turns out to be a struggle.