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John P. Williams, 19, of Waukegan, was arrested for improper display of license plate, no insurance, license not on person, resisting a peace officer, possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia at 9:18 p.m. July 27 in the 1100 block of Sheridan Road. His court date is Aug. 23. 

In other police news:

July 30 

Megan Bernard

Glencoe’s new coffeehouse has become a second home for its owners — but, after all, that’s the whole point. 

Working open to close every day at Hometown Coffee and Juice, Glencoe couple Lou and Julie Rubin have invested their money, sweat and tears into the new business and want the downtown location to feel like “you’re sitting in your living room,” Julie said.

“We wanted a place where people could go and feel like it is theirs,” she added. “It was really important to us.”

Megan Bernard
Andrew Leemputte, 22, of Glencoe, was arrested again June 25 after being identified as the intruder in a home burglary in Glencoe. The same man was recently charged after stealing a golf cart from Lake Shore Country Club and laptops from Lloyd Beach in Winnetka.
Megan Bernard

It may be far from a stop on Hollywood’s tour of celebrity homes, but Glencoe does have a claim to fame on Park Avenue.   

A Glencoe property that the Savage family, including actors Fred and Ben, once called home is for sale at 151 Park Ave. and Coldwell Banker has the details.

Fred Savage is known for his screen time on “The Wonder Years,” and Ben Savage also got his share of the small screen as Cory Matthews on ABC’s “Boy Meets World.”

Megan Bernard

From Dyche Stadium to downtown Glencoe, Geoff Shein has taken his interest in health and fitness from the gridiron to the village. 

Shein, who currently lives in Barrington, owns and operates The Training Center (660 Vernon Ave.), which has been tucked away in a downtown Glencoe plaza for the past 15 years. Considering he got his first weight set when he was in grade school and went on to play football at Northwestern University, where he played linebacker after graduating from Deerfield High School, he’s clearly no newcomer to the weight room. 

Fouad Egbaria

It appears a Goodwill store may soon call 911 Ridge Road home, reports The Anchor's sister paper, The Wilmette Beacon. 

Megan Bernard

A 77-year-old Glencoe man recently pleaded not guilty to stealing more than $400,000 from a fraternity at Northwestern University.

Peter Schellenbach, the former president of the Sigma Chi Home Association at the Evanston campus, was arraigned in Cook County Circuit Court for one Class 1 felony charge of theft between $100,000-$500,000, which is punishable by up to four to 15 years in prison, according to a June 13 statement from Attorney General Kwame Raoul.

Megan Bernard

The beginning of New Trier’s season has been a tale of two starts. 

In Week 1 against York, the Trevians started with a three-and-out and allowed a York touchdown on the ensuing possession. In Week 2, the Trevs embarked on a 13-play, 76-yard odyssey to start the game, capped by a five-yard touchdown plunge by junior power back Max Rosenthal. 

As a team built on a power football identity, when asked about the opening drive, Rosenthal smiled. 

Fouad Egbaria
Loyola Academy fired its varsity girls soccer coach Craig Snower over allegations of inappropriate or offensive comments toward team members.
Michael Wojtychiw
A pedestrian was struck by a Metra train on the Union Pacific-North line near the Glencoe station, according to a Metra service advisory posted Wednesday evening.
Fouad Egbaria

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