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The Glenbrook North community is grieving after a student passed away over the weekend.

Nicholas Woloszyn, of Northbrook, and a junior at GBN, died 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, in the 2300 block of Ashbury Lane, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. 

Counselors and social workers were available at Glenbrook North Monday, Jan. 11, to help students cope with the loss of a classmate.

Danielle Tabor
A 39-year-old Northbrook woman was killed by an Amtrak train in downtown Northbrook at approximately 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8.
Matthew Yan

The body of a Northbrook man was discovered on Monday, April 15, in Kenilworth, according to the Kenilworth Police Department. 

Police said the man appears to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His body was found at Townley Field near Joseph Sears School.

At 3 p.m., police were notified by the Kenilworth Park District that the body had been discovered. The Joseph Sears School was immediately instructed by the police to initiate security procedures for precautionary purposes while the incident was being investigated.

Matthew Yan
A former Glenbrook North teacher alleged to have sexually abused then-GBN student Aaron Wulf had admitted to inappropriately touching a student in 2000 and proceeded to resign from the district, according to documents acquired by The Northbrook Tower through a Freedom of Information Act request.
Alyssa Groh

As of Dec. 1, Zapatista, 992 Willow Road, Northbrook, shut its doors to the public.

According to the location’s general manager Sean Sorensen, employees were told just after Thanksgiving that Nov. 30 would be the restaurant’s final day operating in Northbrook.

“It just came down to the fact that the lease was up and the [restaurant] owner decided that he didn’t want to renew the lease at that time,” Sorensen said. “To the best of my knowledge, I’m not sure if he’s going to reopen it or not, but as of right now, it is closed.”

Alicia Ramirez
At Northbrook-based Coping Partners/Children Coping Clinic, a trio of specialists has come up with a system that addresses nearly the whole spectrum of issues across all ages.
Riley Simpson

With a win over Libertyville on July 22, the Northbrook Park District A Team won the North Shore Women’s Tennis League’s Red Championship.

Competing in a league of 10 teams from surrounding communities and Country Clubs, the team went 8-1 for the season.

Riley Simpson

When Rabbi Aaron Melman first stepped foot in Congregation Beth Shalom, he knew he’d found his home. That was 13 years ago, when the rabbi was just out of rabbinical school at The Jewish Theological Seminary, in New York City. At the time, he was interviewing for a position as an assistant rabbi, which he eventually received.

“I fell in love with the community. It was really the one place I wanted to be,” said Melman, a Northbrook resident.

Riley Simpson
David Glass, 51, of the 2100 block of Valencia Drive, was pronounced dead on the scene at 5:04 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.
Matthew Yan

The much-anticipated House 406 restaurant opened in downtown Northbrook Saturday, July 26, to a packed house.  
A lot of Chicago buzz was built up around the new local eatery, located at 1143 Church St.,  because of owner Jennifer Eisen, a Northbrook native and current resident who recently ended her tenure with city treasure Girl and the Goat restaurant. Eisen was known as Stephanie Izard's "right-hand woman" even as Eisen launched her first venture, El Mexican restaurant in Glenview, two years ago.
But House 406 is decidedly different from El, as she calls it.

Dayna Fields

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