• Halle Cornelius (left) and Kritiza Patel make blankets for Project Linus on Jan. 17 at the Northbrook United Methodist Church. Sarah Haider/22nd Century Media

    Martin Luther King Jr.’s light shines through local service day

    January 17, 2017 By Sarah Haider, Assistant Editor News, Village
    As prayer candles burned bright in Northbrook United Methodist Church’s chapel on this year’s rainy Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Rev. Melissa Earley spoke the words of the honored civil rights leader.
  • Irene Rogers is pictured at the cemetery in Uzbekistan where her parents were buried. Photo Submitted

    Memoir recalls Holocaust survivor’s journey toward peace

    January 16, 2017 By Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter News
    For many years, Holocaust survivor Irene Rogers dreamed of finding her parents’ and little sister’s burial place in Andijan, Uzbekistan. Both had died from disease after escaping the Nazis.
  • Fred Outa speaks to students about his foundation’s work in Kenya at Willowbrook elementary school on Jan. 12. Sarah Haider/22nd Century media

    District 28 students see fundraising efforts come to life

    January 16, 2017 By Sarah Haider, Assistant Editor News, School
    Northbrook was where the “vision was born” for the Fred Outa organization, according to its eponymous founder, a Kenyan Parliament member and director of the organization.
  • Over the thanksgiving weekend, the transportation van photographed here belonging to Have Dreams, a nonprofit servicing youth and young adults with autism across the North Shore, was vandalized for scrap parts. Photo Submitted

    After vandals destroy van, group loans vehicle to nonprofit

    January 16, 2017 By Jacqueline Glosniak, Contributing Editor News
    While there are many people out there who question whether there is any good left in the world, the generosity of a Northfield organization to an area nonprofit during a time of need demonstrates that there are still kind locals helping others for the greater good of a community.
  • Photos by Miroslaw Pomian/22nd Century Media

    Cheerleading: GBN wins CSL Large Varsity title

    January 12, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    A year after not being able to compete at the Central Suburban League championships, Glenbrook North made the most of its return by winning the competition Wednesday, Jan. 11, at Maine South, defeating Vernon Hills and the host Hawks in the Large Varsity division with a final score of 76.39.

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