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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.

Madeleine and her husband Harvey met in 1947 but didn’t really end up...

News From Your Neighbors: Village of Wilmette looking into gun safety measures

by Staff Report News, News from your Neighbors

Three days prior to the one-year anniversary of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., last Feb. 14, Wilmette’s public safety committee met on Feb. 11 to discuss gun safety.

At the Wilmette Village Board’s Feb. 12 meeting, Trustee Joel...

In Memoriam: Bennett, McCarty, Weber

by Staff Report News, Obituaries

Frances Bennett, “Fran,” a New Trier graduate, died Feb. 5 in her home. Bennett was born in Evanston on June 16, 1923. She was a graduate of New Trier High School and went on to become a dental hygienist until the beautiful day she met...

Scouts put their creativity to the test in Pinewood Derby

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.

The Pinewood Derby allows the scouts to present their homemade, creatively...