• Glenbrook North alum Chris Collins (right) coaches in a 2014 game at Duke University. Photo courtesy of Duke University

    Happy homecoming: Despite departure, Northbrook home for Collins

    September 19, 2017 By Michal Dwojak, Assistant Editor Sports
    Chris Collins is your typical suburban dad.
  • Ari Ranzer smiles while sitting in a fire truck, one of nearly 20 vehicles present at the event.

    Northbrook residents enjoy annual park district event

    September 19, 2017 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    If it had a horn that could be beeped, a steering wheel that could be turned or a compartment that could be entered, Northbrook residents probably jumped into it.
  • Pedestrian fatally struck by Amtrak train in Northbrook

    September 17, 2017 By Martin Carlino, Editor News, Breaking
    A pedestrian was struck and killed by an Amtrak train at 9:03 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17 at the Northbrook Metra station.
  • Chris Heywood cuts back for a big gain in a 26-14 loss on Friday, Sept. 15. Carlos Alvarez/22nd Century Media

    Trick play not enough to lift Spartans past Schaumburg

    September 16, 2017 By Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    Glenbrook North senior Chris Heywood has played many positions for the Spartans so far this season. He was the starting quarterback for the Spartans in their 26-14 loss at Schaumburg on Friday, Sept. 15, but he also played the role of wide receiver for a play.
  • Mary and Frank Bleeker, of Northbrook, high-five after the Northbrook Village Board denied zoning requests of Heritage Woods at its Sept. 12 meeting. Photos courtesy of Cecil Lay.

    Heritage Woods proposal officially denied

    September 13, 2017 By Fouad Egbaria, Freelance Reporter News, Village
    It’s not often that the approval of a consent agenda during a Northbrook Village Board meeting is followed by applause from the audience.