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Glencoe’s Isabelle Roberts has always been a big fan of the 2003 holiday classic “Elf” starring Will Ferrell and Zooey Deschanel.
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Longtime Glencoe resident Madeleine Plonsker entered her love story to The Glencoe Anchor’s How We Met Contest and instantly captured our hearts.

Madeleine and her husband Harvey met in 1947 but didn’t really end up speaking until high school at New Trier; however, it was happily ever after when he asked to her to senior prom. Sparing the details (printed below), they’ve been married for 57 years now and have lived on Lincoln Drive in Glencoe for 48 of those. 

Megan Bernard
“Quality is the result of discipline,” Loyola Academy Hall-of-Famer Mark Rebora liked to tell his students over the course of his teaching and coaching career at Glenbrook North High School.
Megan Bernard
Thanks to the help of Glencoe Public Safety, Hendrix, a 40-pound dog, is getting a mulligan at Skokie Country Club in Glencoe.
Megan Bernard
A new establishment serving wine and small plates is slated to come to downtown Glencoe by the end of the summer.
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Whether he was holding court at his beloved Macushla tap room or hanging out with family, Mike Welch was a guy everyone wanted to be around.

“He touched a lot of people. He made a lot of good relationships, and once you got to know him, you were going to have a bond for life,” said his brother Patrick.

Hundreds of those friends and family packed Our Lady of Perpetual Help and then the basement at Hackney’s on Lake April 22 to share one last moment with Welch, who died April 17 at age 44.

Megan Bernard

For Wilmette native Johannes Gray, it was love at first listen. 

“My whole family plays music. I was always surrounded by music,” said Gray, 22, a graduate of New Trier High School. “My mom would always play CDs for me and the ones that I asked to listen to again and again featured the cello.”

Aleksandra Ivanisevic
A Glencoe 22-yo man was charged with two felonies after stealing a golf cart and tearing up Lake Shore Country Club. Damages are estimated to cost up to $30,000.
Megan Bernard

As we’re switching gears to fall, The Glencoe Anchor provided one more look back at this year’s summer break during its annual Family Vacation Photo Contest.

This year, it looks like many families had a wonderful summer exploring new places on vacation.

The top photo for this year’s contest came from Glencoe resident David Colton, who wrote in: “Our favorite photo from Big Sky, Montana last week. My kids, Anna and Benji, didn’t know I was watching!”

Megan Bernard
Chalk Boutique, a women’s design apparel and accessories boutique, opened in Glencoe on Oct. 3, the second boutique owned by Sharon Watrous and Carrie Kane to open on the North Shore.
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