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When he’s not in the weight room, Jim Davis can be found writing poetry. 

Davis, strength and conditioning coordinator at New Trier High School (his alma mater), played football in Europe after a collegiate career at Knox College — but he’s also an accomplished poet. While at Knox, he majored in studio art with a painting focus and a minor in sports administration. Now, while working at New Trier, he’s wrapping up a thesis for his MFA from Northwestern University. 

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Matthew Dippold, 39, of the 1100 block of Terrace Court, was arrested for battery and resisting arrest at 8:17 p.m. Oct. 4 at his home in Glencoe. The battery charge was against a police officer, according to Richard Weiner, Glencoe Public Safety deputy chief. His court date is Nov. 21. 

In other police news:

Oct. 10

Megan Bernard

A unique spaceship has landed at the Glencoe Library. It is on display for all to see on the library’s second floor in the Children’s Department.

The unusual item is the creative genius of Glencoe librarian Susan Schober.

“It is called Spaceship WRC,” said Finstad, head of Glencoe Library’s Children’s Department. “The WRC stands for the library’s Winter Reading Club, which is space-themed this year.”

Megan Bernard
Currently, the unique cookies are sold online and locally at Hometown Coffee & Juice in Village of Glencoe. Another possible retail location may be on the horizon.
Megan Bernard

Chicago Dream Town Realty broker Hadley Rue calls it “a very special piece of property, a beautiful residential estate.”

The 12.22-acre property at 1801 Green Bay Road in Glencoe was the longtime home of the Hoover family of vacuum cleaner fame and fortune and it’s so “special” that it was listed at $15.9 million when it was put up for sale on Aug. 22.

Megan Bernard
Former Loyola Academy girls soccer coach Craig Snower maintained a “hot moms list,” told a player he would kick her “in the vagina” and constantly commented on players’ chest sizes, according to only a few of the allegations made in police records released to The Glencoe Anchor on Thursday.
Megan Bernard
Glencoe’s The Wild Child toy store is getting ready to celebrate its one-year anniversary in a big way.
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A very important person was a no-show when Fenwick overwhelmed Marmion in the opening round of the Chicago Catholic League Tournament to give Rick Malnati the 300th victory of his distinguished high school basketball coaching career.
Fouad Egbaria

Glencoe’s Josh Kuppersmith headed to New Trier four years ago looking for a new athletic challenge. 

Kuppersmith, who is soon headed to Harvard University for his freshman year, played a number of sports growing up: basketball, soccer, lacrosse and cross-country. 

Then he thought he’d give rowing a try — when he tried out, he’d never rowed before. 

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Millions of Americans are captivated by television programs every day, but only a select few get to do the captivating.
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