• Cub Scout Atticus Mazarakis (center) watches his car Feb. 10 during the Pinewood Derby at West School in Glencoe. Photos by Mark Blank/22nd Century Media

    Scouts put their creativity to the test in Pinewood Derby

    February 18, 2019 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    It was off to the races for Glencoe’s Cub Scouts Pack 28 Den 5 on Feb. 10, when they gathered at West School for the annual Pinewood Derby.
  • New Trier poses with its second-place trophy at the IHSA girls gymnastics state finals Saturday, Feb. 16, in Palatine. Photo submitted

    Girls gymnastics: New Trier earns best finish in 27 years, finishes second at state

    February 17, 2019 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    There's a banner that hangs in New Trier's gym honoring the school's 1992 girls gymnastics team after their runner-up finish at the state meet.
  • The Start Fresh ($4.99) breakfast sandwich includes scrambled eggs, sausage and cheese on any type of bagel. Photos by Jason Addy/22nd Century Media

    Community first for Northbrook’s Big Apple Bagels

    February 15, 2019 By Michal Dwojak, Contributing Sports Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Maria and Hector Barbosa already knew the essential element to starting out in the bagel business: making the dough.
  • NSCDS graduate Mark Bransfield (left) released his first album with the help of Liam Davis, a three-time Grammy award-winner. The album is called “The Bransfield Strait.” Photos Submitted

    Childhood friends, NSCDS graduates release ‘The Bransfield Strait’

    February 13, 2019 By Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Many say that the eyes are the window into the soul, but North Shore Country Day alumnus Mark Bransfield says for him, it’s music that gives others a glimpse into his being.
  • Madeleine (left) and Harvey Plonsker are the winning couple of this year’s How We Met Contest. Photo Submitted

    How We Met Contest: Plonskers take first place with unexpected high-school romance

    February 14, 2019 By Megan Bernard, Editor News, Contests

    Longtime Glencoe resident Madeleine Plonsker entered her love story to The Glencoe Anchor’s How We Met Contest and instantly captured our hearts.