• Northbrook Police and Fire responded to a report of an explosion and fire in the 2500 block of Melanie Lane around 6:20 a.m. Jan. 16. The fire spread to two houses quickly. Northbrook Fire Chief Andrew Carlson told The Northbrook Tower No residents or firefighters sustained any injuries. PHOTO BY SCOTT MARGOLIN/22ND CENTURY MEDIA.

    UPDATE: No injuries reported after early-morning multiple-home fire in Northbrook

    January 16, 2019 By Martin Carlino, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire
    Northbrook firefighters responded to a house fire in the 2500 block of Melanie Lane in Northbrook at approximately 6:20 a.m. this morning, according to Northbrook Fire Chief Andrew Carlson.
  • Emma Bergeron (left) and Johnny Sorial (right) raised $12,000 for cancer patients, which was equally donated to Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Advocate Children’s Hospital. The Northbrook residents have both battled acute lymphoblastic leukemia, supporting each other during their treatments. Photo Submitted

    Northbrook friends battle through cancer diagnosis together

    January 15, 2019 By Brittany Kapa, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living
    Johnny and Emma, both Northbrook residents, were diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, also known as ALL, and have forged a special bond because of the disease.
  • Athlete of the Week: 10 Questions with Jeniah Griggs, GBN cheerleading

    January 15, 2019 By Michal Dwojak, Sports Editor Sports, Athlete of the Week
    Griggs is a senior on the Glenbrook North cheerleading team and was a major contributor at the Central Suburban League Invite.
  • Justin and Sarah Breen pose for a photo during a 2018 dinner. At the start of ’18, the couple resolved to go out to dinner once a week, just the two of them, without their kids. Photo Submitted.

    Northbrook native and wife capture hearts of many with New Year’s resolution for once-a-week date night

    January 14, 2019 By Chris Pullam, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    Justin and Sarah Breen didn’t set out to appear on “The Today Show” or inspire their social media followers to strengthen their commitments to their significant others. They simply wanted to spend more one-on-one time together.
  • Northbrook resident Joe Klein will compete at the 2019 United States Figure Skating Nationals that will be held in Detroit from Saturday, Jan. 19, to Jan. 27. Photo submitted

    Joe Klein ready to make mark at figure skating nationals

    January 14, 2019 By Michal Dwojak, Sports Editor Sports, Youth
    Joe Klein didn’t stumble when he faced adversity.