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A 63-year-old Northfield man died Aug. 23 after he was stung by approximately 20 yellowjacket wasps in his backyard, as reported by our sister paper, The Winnetka Current. 

Gregory Salm was reportedly moving wood in his yard in the 1600 block of Harding Road, Northfield, when the wasps began to sting him around 7:45 p.m.

Megan Bernard
Lightning struck a gazebo at 11:28 a.m. in the 800 block of Grove Street, Glencoe, and caused a fire today, Friday, Sept. 27.
Megan Bernard

Blessed with glorious weather and colorful fall leaves, the Glencoe community gathered in Henry J. Kalk Park to enjoy Harvest Fest on Saturday, Oct. 11, organized by the Glencoe Park District, Glencoe Youth Services and Glencoe Junior High Project. 

The festival offered an assortment of family activities during the day and new this year, live music, beverages and food in the evening.

Fouad Egbaria

For Susan Taves, cooking is an art.

Taves, a Glencoe resident of eight years, owns a catering service, Sweet Cassava, and also does prepared meals for Glencoe residents. On top of that, she teaches cooking classes at the Takiff Center for people of all ages – her culinary pupils are as young as 3 years old.

Fouad Egbaria
There always comes a point when it’s time to say goodbye.
Fouad Egbaria

Many Glencoe residents commute to the city for work every day, by car or by train. On Sept. 11, Tom Seftenberg will make his commute on foot. 

The longtime Glencoe resident and Class of 1985 New Trier graduate is making the trip for the fifth iteration of the Commute for the Cure fundraiser, which attempts to raise funds for research of juvenile diabetes. Tom’s wife, Lee, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 1995 — eventually, Tom decided to do something about it. 

Fouad Egbaria
We have a number of reader contests throughout the year: a holiday card contest, pumpkin carving contest, vacation photo contest, and more.
Fouad Egbaria

If everything goes according to plan, expect some movement happening at the former Chin’s Chop Suey location. 

In January, The Glencoe Anchor reported after nearly 20 years on Vernon Avenue, Chin’s closed. New owners plan to open another Chinese food restaurant, called Shanghai Garden, in the same spot at 655 Vernon Ave., Glencoe.

Megan Bernard
When most of us have a neighbor in need, we do our best to go out of our way to help them out — we carry their groceries, shovel their sidewalks, borrow a few dollars or lend an open ear.
Fouad Egbaria
Lake Forest High School officials are asking parents and staff to be aware after a suspicious incident was reported Sept. 16 on Sheridan Road near Lake Forest College, reports our sister paper, The Lake Forest Leader.
Megan Bernard

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