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Two female subjects entered the Macy’s store, located inside Northbrook Court, around 6:17 p.m. on Feb. 16, filled their arms full of store merchandise, and left the store without paying for it.
Martin Carlino

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
Senior night is special in every sport but for Glenbrook North swimmer Tural Erel, the dual meet against Highland Park was much more than that.
Matthew Yan

When the Children’s Research Fund North Suburban Board hosts its “All You Need Is Love” fundraiser on Oct. 18, it will be doing so for kids like Alexa Weiss, of Highland Park.

Two days before her third birthday, Alexa was diagnosed with a brain tumor. She then underwent surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Two years later, she had a recurrence, and then surgery once more, followed by proton therapy.

Today, her mother Jamie Weiss said, “Alexa is living a normal, healthy life as a 7-year-old. She dances, she plays tennis and does gymnastics.”

Matthew Yan
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.
Martin Carlino
After 24 years as one of Northbrook Court’s anchor stores, Macy’s will officially close its doors in the coming weeks, according to a statement from the department store company sent to The Tower.
Martin Carlino

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
A Glenbrook North student reportedly found a school-shooting threat written on the top of a classroom desk at approximately 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, according to an email from GBN principal Dr. John Finan.
Martin Carlino
“Quality is the result of discipline,” Mark Rebora liked to tell his students over the course of a 25 year teaching and coaching career at Glenbrook North.
Martin Carlino
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

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