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While Viccino’s Pizza Company in Northfield told patrons business was closed for a few days due to a power outage, it appears there is more to the story than just a lack of power supply to the restaurant.
The opening of three new local restaurants is on the horizon, thanks in part to a new economic development coordinator at the Village of Winnetka.
Cindy Plante was hired late last year and began her Village work in December. Plante comes from a career in Evanston, where her focus was set on the main Dempster mile, she said.
“This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine, Let it shine, Let it shine, Let it shine.”
With those gentle lyrics in their ears, the men, women and children who had crowded into Winnetka’s Sacred Heart Parish on Wednesday, Dec. 20, were sent forth into the night after celebrating the life of Sofia “Sofi” Troglia, the 16-year-old Glencoe teen and New Trier special education student who had illuminated so many of their lives.
Four local men drowned Sunday, Jan. 3, in an early morning canoe accident on Mill Lake in East Troy in Walworth County, Wisc.
According to authorities, the four men ranged from 20-23 years old. Two bodies were recovered from the lake Sunday evening and were identified as Lanny Patrick Sack, 20, and Christopher McQuillen, 21. A third body was recovered at 2:33 p.m. Monday and identified as Mori Weinstein on Tuesday. The search resumes for the fourth body.
Days after nine Loyola Academy varsity football players did not play in a season-opening loss to Phillips, an explicit photo showing dozens of Ramblers showed up on social media.
In the photo, allegedly taken prior to the first game Saturday, Aug. 26, more than 50 uniformed members of the Loyola football program are arranged in a phallic shape on the school’s football field.
Winnetka native Steve Sanders, of WGN since 1982, and Catherine Crown have announcement their wedding engagement.
Steve is the son of the late Bill and Gladys Sanders. He has one surviving son, Tyler Sanders. His siblings include Bill “Chip” Dean Sanders, Jr., singer/songwriter John Lee Sanders and esteemed college professor Cindy Sander Strickler.
Catherine, an associate director and producer of WGN-TV, is the daughter of the late honorable Judge John J. Crown and Sandy Kenoe Crown.
As New Trier High School’s Winnetka campus renovation gets closer to completion, a posthumous legacy to two recent alums will now be in place, according to the school.
At the June 5 School Board meeting, officials from the Raise the Stage campaign announced the school would receive a donation of more than $1.2 million toward the construction of a black box theater that will be part of the new arts building on the refurbished Winnetka campus.