• Asher Alcantara plays the titular character and Brian Herrle plays his father in the Highland Park Players’ production of “Billy Elliot”, set to open at the Northbrook Theatre Friday, Oct. 21. Jill Dunbar/22nd Century Media

    ‘Billy Elliot’ dances onto stage with Highland Park Players

    October 18, 2016 By Courtney Jacquin, Contributing Editor Life & Arts
    “Billy Elliot” is not an easy show to pull off.
  • Matt Chapman competes at the state tournament. Photos by Clark Brooks/PhotoNews Media

    Boys Golf: Van Cleave, Chapman finish state in top 40

    October 17, 2016 By Matt Yan, Editor Sports, High School
    Glenbrook North’s Matt Chapman and Charlie Van Cleave can say with definitive proof they’re among the best golfers in the state of Illinois.
  • Catherine O’Regan steps in as she readies for a forehand return on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Glenbrook South Sectional. Photos by Carlos Alvarez/22nd Century Media

    Girls Tennis: Unbeaten O’Regans dismantle opposition at sectional

    October 17, 2016 By David Jaffe, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    In the state’s toughest girls tennis sectional at Glenbrook South Saturday, Oct. 15, many good teams didn’t qualify everyone they hoped.

  • Illinois 58th District Rep. Scott Drury (D-Highwood) discusses his positions at the debate in Lake Forest. Photos by Claire Esker/22nd Century Media

    Local candidates appeal to voters in debate

    October 17, 2016 By Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter News
    10th Congressional District candidates Bob Dold (R-Kenilworth) and Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) faced off in a debate at Lake Forest High School on Sunday, Oct. 16 co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters and Union League Club of Chicago.
  • Tommy Gertner reacts after missing a game-winning field goal against Vernon Hills on Friday, Oct. 14, in Northbrook. It was his third attempt after two straight personal fouls against him on the previous kicks. Carlos Alvarez/22nd Century Media

    Football: Cougars storm back to give GBN its first loss

    October 15, 2016 By David Jaffe, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    The Glenbrook North football team had a very bizarre finish to its game Friday, Oct. 14, with Central Suburban League North newcomer Vernon Hills.