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  1. Senior Center Names New Board MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 |

    North Shore Senior Center started 2015 in style with its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, January 13. The event featured the installation of seven new Center board members: Michael J. Hamblet, of Northbrook; Roger Lumpp, of Northfield; David P. Masters, of Lake Zurich; Ellen G. Robinson, of Glencoe; C. Robert Sawyer, of Wilmette; Brian E. Smith, of Evanston; and Stuart Smith, Highland Park. After the 30-minute business meeting, the Center presented Welz Kauffman, President and CEO of Ravinia Festival, who spoke about "Programming the Future - Challenges and Opportunities."


  2. Big Snowman Made on North ShoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 |

    A nine-foot tall snowman was constructed by a group of local dads who were out with their kids on Saturday morning at Watts Park in Glencoe. The dads, who represented Glencoe, Winnetka and Wilmette, were out enjoying the snow and mild weather with their children by sledding before building the snowman.


  3. $7.5 Mil Referendum to be on Ballot in GlencoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 |

    The Glencoe Village Board voted on January 15 in favor of placing a $7.5 million referendum on the ballot which, if approved by voters on April 7, will perform a study to seek storm sewer improvements in five areas of the city, put in place street resurfacing and sidewalk repairs in various locations of the village and provide $500,000 worth of sanitary sewer maintenance upgrades. The five areas of study for the improvements would be for drainage basins at Terrace Court, Skokie Ridge, Greenwood Avenue/Grove Street/Bluff Street Drainage and Madison Avenue in addition to $6 million of improvements at the Hazel Avenue underpass.


  4. Middle Schoolers to Perform 'Shrek the Musical'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 |

    Director, Adam Busch leads the cast and crew of 70 sixth through eighth grade Glencoe middle-school students, in this family-friendly production. Shrek The Musical, based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to life on stage.


  5. Highland Park approves medical marijuana dispensary rulesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Chicago Tribune

    ... initial round of licensing. Lincolnshire and Lake Bluff have already completed their zoning code revisions, as have Glencoe and Northbrook, according to Highland Park officials. Anyone interested in considering operating a dispensary in Highland ...


  6. Wow! House: $3.5 Mil for a Great Location and Tons of AmenitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 |

    Listed at $3,545,000, this stunning home at 815 Greenleaf Ave. in Glencoe boasts six bedrooms, seven bathrooms and a home theater.


  7. Beyond Wright in Oak Park, architectural house tours abound in Chicago areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Chicago Tribune

    Charming, historic, easy to get lost in. Hope they do better than Chicago. A Wright home along Meadow Road in Glencoe is part of the Ravine Bluffs set of homes and sculpture.


  8. Glencoe Mansion Sold for Record $19.5 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 |

    The co-founder and CEO of Groupon recently paid $19.5 million in cash for a mansion that sits in four acres in Glencoe. The purchase is the highest-price home purchase in the Chicago area.


  9. Groupon CEO Eric Lefkofsky Revealed As The Buyer Of A $19.5 Million Chicago MansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Groupon cofounder and CEO Eric Lefkofsky is the mystery buyer of a historic $19.5 million mansion in Glencoe, Illinois, the Chicago Tribune reports . Since the home was never publicly listed and was purchased through a Delaware-based limited liability company, the buyer was kept secret until now.


  10. Free Days at Chicago's Museums in the ParkRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 |

    ... is free and open every day of the year. There is no admission fee at the Chicago Botanic Garden in north suburban Glencoe, Illinois, but there are parking fees . Thursdays are suggested donation days for Illinois residents at the Peggy Notebaert ...


  11. Intellectuals and SocialismRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2010 | The Foundation for Economic Education

    ... (Spring 1949), pp. 417-420, 421-423, 425-433; George B. de Huszar ed., The Intellectuals: A Controversial Portrait (Glencoe, Illinois: the Free Press, 1960) pp. 371-84.] In all democratic countries, in the United States even more than elsewhere, a ...


  12. Glencoe Synagogue Will Get First Female Senior RabbiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 |

    Wendi Geffen is the first female senior rabbi at North Shore Congregation Israel in Glencoe.


  13. Mom loses son to Menkes syndrome now says fighting to raise awareness ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Daily Herald

    ... "They'd say he was clinically fine, but that (the temperature) was just a weird thing." Darcy, who grew up in Glencoe, and her husband, Tom, who is from Lake Forest, knew something wasn't right, especially when TJ started having feeding issues. ...


  14. 41-Story Tower Latest to Fuel Chicago Apartment BoomRead the original story

    Monday Dec 29 | McGraw-Hill Construction

    ... a 402-unit tower undertaken by Chicago-based developer John Buck Co. and a 498-unit project by Optima Inc., a Glencoe, Ill.-based developer. Similar booms are under way in most major Midwest markets, particularly in central business districts, a ...


  15. Rabbi couple grieve, build hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 27 | Grand Haven Tribune

    ... ran high, but it still "was less bitter and more sweet," said Phyllis Sommer, associate rabbi at Am Shalom in Glencoe, where the event took place. "Sammy had 17 months of making it look easy, and then one bad month," said Michael Sommer. "Up until a ...


  16. Some suburban theaters soar, but others take a final bowRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Daily Herald

    During a year in which Paramount Theatre in Aurora's profile continued to soar in its first Jeff Award eligible season and Writers Theatre in Glencoe broke ground on what promises to be a state-of-the-art facility, Drury Lane Theatre made big waves with the announcement it had secured the rights to the regional premieres of such hot Broadway tickets as the Elton John-Lee Hall musical "Billy Elliot" and "Peter and the Starcatcher" . On the heels of that announcement, came word earlier this month that Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace will stage "Beaches" , a new musical based on Iris Rainer Dart's novel about the relationship between two friends over 30 years, which was made into a 1988 film starring Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey.


  17. Skokie students "Shine A Light"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 |

    ... have received rave reviews from parents. "My twin boys took a class with Wendy when they were 1-year-old," said Glencoe parent Sheri Styles. "I can't thank Wendy enough for the positive influence her music has had on my boys." Recently, Morgan wrote ...


  18. Protest over Lack of Indictments Held in GlencoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 |

    Nationwide protests following the no-indictment decisions following the police-related deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner made its way to the North Shore on Sunday. The Winnetka Talk reports a march began at St. Paul AME church in Glencoe and followed on Green Bay Road before 4 and a half minutes of silence was observed at the intersection of Green Bay and Park Avenue.


  19. Farm-to-Crust Pizzeria Brings Bake-at-Home Concept to EvanstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 |

    ... August 22, and its Winnetka location opened on October 17. Additional stores are planned in Lake Forest, Hinsdale, Glencoe, and Barrington with other locations soon to follow. Bake425Es is open Monday-Thursday from 2pm to 8pm and Friday-Sunday from ...


  20. New Construction Homes For Sale in Palatine, IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 |

    ... main floor ceilings and many options. Palatine Hills - 1 home for sale Located in Palatine, Palatine Hills is on Glencoe and Quentin, South of Palatine Rd. Park Avenue Estates - 3 homes for sale Park Avenue Estates is a subdivision of single family ...


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