• Boys hockey: Loyola takes overtime thriller over NT

    December 4, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    A year after being knocked out of the state playoffs in the semifinals by Providence, Loyola Gold came into the 2017-18 season with a bit of a chip on its shoulder.
  • Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins, a Northfield resident and the owner of Love Fur Dogs in Glencoe, displays fair trade dog sweaters available at her business through mid-December. ALAN P. HENRY/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Northfielder sells fair trade dog sweaters at Glencoe business

    December 5, 2017 By Alan P. Henry, Staff Writer Life & Arts
    For the second consecutive end-of-year holiday season, the owner of Love Fur Dogs at 69 Green Bay Road in Glencoe is selling fair trade dog sweaters that have been hand-sheared, spun, dyed and knitted by Ecuadorian artisans Luis and Maria Maldonado and their children.
  • Boys from Winnetka Boy Scout Troop 20 work with their fathers to unload cathedral pine trees to sell at their annual Christmas Tree sale lot in Winnetka. PHOTO SUBMITTED

    Christmas tree lot brings 52 years of funds for local Boy Scouts

    December 5, 2017 By Jacqueline Glosniak, Editor News
    If there’s one thing most families like about Christmastime, it’s tradition.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Claus interact with a guest during the fifth annual Christmas in the Woods Nov. 28 at The Grove in Glenview, an event co-sponsored by the Northfield Township Food Pantry. PHOTOS BY SARAH HAIDER/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Christmas comes early for Northfield Township residents

    December 4, 2017 By Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter News

    Kids from financially struggling families got a head start on celebrating Christmas, thanks to Glenview-based The Grove Heritage Association and the Northfield Township Food Pantry.

  • Armin Mehic holds up his son, Holden, in front of the tree at Winnetkas annual tree lighting ceremony on Friday, Dec. 1 at Station Park. PHOTOS BY LOIS BERNSTEIN/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Winnetka starts December with tree lighting

    December 4, 2017 By Libby Elliott, Freelance Reporter News, Village
    Is there a single event that marks the beginning of the holiday season each year? Thanksgiving? Black Friday? Or, is it the sudden arrival of red cups and gingerbread lattes at Starbucks?