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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.

Megan Bernard

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.

Jacqueline Glosniak
A suspect is in custody in relation to a domestic-related fatal shooting in Northfield that killed a 72-year-old resident, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Megan Bernard

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train tonight, Wednesday, May 29, near the Indian Hill train station in Winnetka.

Metra was notified at 7:12 p.m. that a Union Pacific North train hit the pedestrian near the station while heading north toward Kenosha, said Sylvia Cooper, a Metra spokesperson.

“The Winnetka Fire Department confirmed the fatality,” she said.

As of press time, details on the victim are not available.

Megan Bernard

“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.

Jacqueline Glosniak
A 70-year-old Northfield woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Saturday night, April 13, outside of Stormy’s Tavern and Grille.
Megan Bernard
What began as a dispute between neighbors devolved into a racist verbal attack on a Jewish Deerfield man that can be seen and heard on a video posted to social media Thursday, Dec. 19.
Megan Bernard

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. 

Danielle Tabor
Former Loyola Academy girls soccer coach Craig Snower maintained a “hot moms list,” told a player he would kick her “in the vagina” and constantly commented on players’ chest sizes, according to only a few of the allegations made in police records released to The Glencoe Anchor on Thursday.
Megan Bernard

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.

Jacqueline Glosniak