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The crusade of an alleged abuse victim made its way to a public forum Thursday night, when Glencoe Public Schools District 35 addressed allegations of sexual abuse against a former teacher who taught elementary and middle school for close to 40 years. Former Glencoe resident Dave Stroud caused a stir when he posted to social media details of the alleged abuse by Marvin Martin, who taught for D35 from the late 1950s until his retirement in 1996.
Megan Bernard
The partners behind Vernon Avenue’s newest restaurant are banking on the old saying that the third time’s a charm.
Fouad Egbaria

Four local men — two confirmed New Trier graduates — drowned Sunday, Jan. 3, in an early morning canoe accident on Mill Lake in East Troy in Walworth County, Wisconsin. 

According to authorities, the four men ranged from 20-23 years old. Two bodies were recovered from the lake Sunday evening and were identified as Lanny Patrick Sack, 20, and Christopher McQuillen, 21. A third body was recovered Monday, identified as Mori Weinstein, 21. 

Danielle Tabor

In a town with an appetite for new culinary options, residents can say ciao to the newest arrival. 

Filling in the spot vacated by Dewey’s, which closed earlier this year, is Cibo Trattoria, to be opened by equal partners Rick Raschillo, of Glenview, and Steven Santiccioli and Tim Cribb, both of Glencoe. The new restaurant will likely open by the end of May or the first week of June. 

Fouad Egbaria

Glencoe teen remembered for unconditional love, impact on others

“This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine, Let it shine, Let it shine, Let it shine.”

Megan Bernard

Bob and Christine Davis brought their family on Thursday, July 9, to one of the Chicago Botanic Garden’s Mandala South Asian Performing Arts program to expose them to music from around the world. Their daughter Isabelle, 5, wasted no time getting in on the action.

“We want to expose our children to different types of music,” said her dad, Bob. “She likes to dance but we had no idea how much she would enjoy this program.”

Fouad Egbaria

Glencoe is known for many things in the world of the arts — sketch comedy panache should be right near the top of the list. 

Henry Melcher, a 2007 New Trier graduate, and his sketch comedy group Golden Baby (featuring two other New Trier grads) will headline the 14th Annual Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival Jan. 8-18 at Stage 773 in Chicago. The festival has grown over the years, drawing comedic acts from all over the country, yet another testament to the Second City’s claim to the top spot in the nation’s comedic consciousness. 

Christa Rooks
A single-vehicle crash left one man dead Thursday, Sept. 21, near the intersection of Sheridan and Lake Cook roads in Glencoe — and the investigation continues.
Megan Bernard

At one point, the recruiting process seemed scary, but you wouldn’t be able to tell Katia Novi felt that way when talking to her now. 

Novi, a Loyola Academy sophomore, verbally committed to play soccer at Southern Methodist University on Oct. 25, 2014. It’s the next step in a journey that began when she was 3, playing AYSO in Glenview. 

Fouad Egbaria
All love is equal — it’s an immutable thing, transcending measly comparisons. This isn’t the 2015-16 Golden State Warriors vs. the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls — there aren’t numbers to compare, analytics to be mined. Love is love.
Fouad Egbaria