• The Glencoe Park Board approved policies at its Tuesday, Jan. 17 meeting that address the rights of transgender employees and park district patrons. 22nd Century Media File Photo

    Approved policies address responsibilities to transgender employees, park district patrons

    January 18, 2017 By Alexandra Greenwald, Freelance Reporter News
    The Glencoe Park Board unanimously passed two policies outlining the rights of transgender staff and park patrons and the Glencoe Park District’s responsibilities to those individuals at its meeting Tuesday evening, Jan. 17.
  • Susan Derex (center), of Skokie, arrives at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service event --- sponsored by The Volunteer Center and The Kindness Connection --- with her daughter, Grace Murphy (right) and friend, Cooper Dace Choldin. Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media

    Locals gather on MLK Jr. Day for annual Day of Service

    January 17, 2017 By Libby Elliott, Freelance Reporter News
    With many North Shore schools and businesses closed in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, two local area nonprofit organizations that promote volunteerism and community service joined forces on Monday, Jan. 16, to hold a Day of Service to honor the civil rights leader’s legacy.
  • Volunteers (left to right) Dorr St. Clair, Dan Goodwin, Joann Kimzey, Nancy Cohn, Cameron Avery, Lynn Donaldson and Betsy Leibson work together to clean seeds during a Friends of the Green Bay Trail volunteer event Saturday, Jan. 14, in Glencoe. Photos by Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media

    Friends of the Green Bay Trail prepare for future plantings with seed-cleaning event

    January 17, 2017 By Alexandra Greenwald, Freelance Reporter News
    When you walk along the Green Bay Trail, you’re surrounded by thousands of native plants — but many of them didn’t sprout by chance.
  • Chase Estrada, 6, with friend Clare Daverman, 3, pose for their parents during the Glencoe Park District's Watts Below Zero carnival on Monday, Jan. 16, at Watts Ice Center.

    PHOTOS: Locals enjoy Watts Below Zero despite inclement weather

    January 16, 2017 By Staff Report News
    Residents braved the cold and rain Monday for the Glencoe Park District's Watts Below Zero winter carnival.
  • Patrons (left to right) Molly Morettes, of Park Ridge; Diana Buhler, of Wilmette; Sarah DeCicco, of Park Ridge; Lisa Palazzolo and Tony Palazzolo of Chicago, enjoy the grand opening of Tudor Wine Bar on Saturday, Jan. 14, in Glencoe. Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media

    Tudor Wine Bar grand opening welcomes residents, visitors

    January 15, 2017 By Alexandra Greenwald, Freelance Reporter News
    If you’re looking for a nightcap after a show at Writers Theatre, you don’t have to go very far anymore.