• Wendy Lucchesi (far right) and her fellow employees at Covenant Village of Northbrook dance to music by DJ Charizma at the Chamber’s annual Meal Packing Event on Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel. DAYNA FIELDS/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Local employees feed thousands at Chamber charity event

    August 29, 2014 By Hilary Anderson, Staff Writer News

    More than 50,000 meals will be served to hungry people visiting food pantries in Northfield Township and the Northern Illinois Food Bank thanks to the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce’s an

  • Mr. D’s Hash has all your breakfast favorites in one dish at Mrs. D’s Diner in Wilmette. Joe Coughlin/22nd Century Media

    Quick Bites: Power start your morning with quality breakfast

    August 26, 2014 By Staff report Life & Arts

    It’s back-to-school season, which not only comes with new supplies, homework and tests, but also morning scrambles to get out the door on time, washed, fed and ready for the day.

  • Northbrook’s Brandon Kay snaps a photo of himself in India this summer with the National Outdoor Leadership School. PHOTOS SUBMITTED

    NB’s Kay spends summer in India with leadership school

    August 27, 2014 By Danielle Perlin, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    Not too long ago, Brandon Kay was taking classes at College of Lake County and living with his grandparents in Northbrook when he sensed the need for a shake-up in his life.

  • The Northbrook Fire Department lend their ladder and hose to help the Glenbrook North football team complete the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Aug. 20.

    GBN football goes big with Ice Bucket Challenge

    August 25, 2014 By Dayna Fields, Editor News

    People across the country are jumping onto the Ice Bucket Challenge phenomenon that raises money and awareness for ALS research. 

  • A complete guide to all six area high schools' football teams. Photo illustration by Shannon Mashek/22nd Century Media.

    Football Preview Guide '14

    August 28, 2014 By Staff report

    Area football teams try to find the right pieces for a successful 2014 in this year's Football Preview Guide