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William J. Hass, 71, of Northbrook, died Monday, Jan. 7, at a ski resort in Breckenridge, Colo., according to Summit County Coroner Regan Wood.
Martin Carlino
Kids love games, and Jason Bauer is no exception. But the game this 9-year-old likes to play makes it possible to deliver hundreds of dollars of food to local residents in need.
Martin Carlino

A 23-year-old Northbrook man who was riding a motorcycle is in critical condition after being involved in a crash with a car around noon today, June 6, at the intersection of Waukegan and Shermer roads.

The Northbrook man was transported to Lutheran General Hospital by the Flight-for-Life medevac helicopter, which used the nearby Northbrook Junior High School as its landing zone. The Northbrook man was placed on a gurney while still wearing his helmet and loaded onto the helicopter.

Fouad Egbaria

Northbrook’s Maxxinistas were in full force Thursday, Oct. 23.

The grand opening of TJ Maxx attracted large crowds of shoppers that came consistently throughout the day to peruse merchandise at the store located at 45 Skokie Blvd. in the Village Square Shopping Center in Northbrook.  

The new store is a relocation of TJ Maxx from the Deerbrook Mall in Deerfield. The new location in the center is at the southeast corner of Lake Cook Road and Skokie Boulevard.

Matthew Yan
Yianny Caparos and John Soltani want to give North Shore families a new opportunity when it comes to youth soccer.
Michal Dwojak

Autumn Dickholtz was having trouble focusing during tests. Like many teenagers, she performed well in class but felt anxious when it came to big exams, impairing her performance.

Then she met Shelby Kremin.

Kremin, a health practitioner at HealthSmart in Northbrook, helped the Glenbrook South senior ease her test anxiety using a method known as Crossinology Brain Integration Technique. Dickholtz doesn’t get as anxious anymore and her grades have improved.

Matthew Yan
Paige Gochis, a sixth-grade student at Northbrook’s Wood Oaks Junior High, never quite imagined she would get the chance to meet Neil Patrick Harris. However, in just over a month’s time, Gochis will appear on NBC’s “Genius Junior” and her experience sharing the stage with Patrick Harris, the show’s host, will be broadcast for millions of viewers to see.
Martin Carlino
Eleven Glenbrook North student-athletes fulfilled their dreams on May 1 first when they signed their letters of intent to play collegiate sports.
Michal Dwojak

A Northbrook man was arrested Tuesday, March 22, for the alleged criminal sexual assault of a girl under the age of 12. 

Yusuf Akyol, 40, of the 1100 block of Longmeadow Road, was charged for an incident that happened Dec. 19, 2015, according to court records. He was issued an order of no contact with the victim or family members, no contact with elementary or middle schools, and no travel without permission. 

The Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney approved Class 2 felony charges. If convicted, Akyol faces at least three years in prison.

22nd Century Media Staff

Organizers for an event to support a young Northbrook boy who was recently diagnosed with cancer ordered 50 T-shirts for participants.
By the time the event was over, however, they had promised to order 200 more shirts for the unexpected wave of kids who came out to L'oran Salon in Northbrook to "Buzz It For Coosey" on April 16.

Dayna Fields