It was a busy late afternoon of meal preparation as Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah (BHCBE) in Wilmette prepared to welcome the Sabbath on the evening of Friday, Aug. 22, for the annual Shabbat at the Shul celebration.
EDITORIAL: A new report from the Economic Policy Institute found that you — Average American Worker — stood still financially for a decade. Celebrate Labor Day if you wish. But do not do so unmindful of solutions.
With a surprise increase in its special education budget last year, the New Trier High School Board asked administrators to further study the rising costs.
Aug. 29 6 a.m. |
With more than 1,760 students enrolled in District 36, Winnetka Public Schools administrators are preparing to rollout an expanded mobile learning initiative.
Aug. 28 4:05 p.m. |
Though John H. Emery walked the campus of New Trier High School more than a half-century ago, his impact will be felt for generations of students to come.
Aug. 28 4:04 p.m. |
EDITORIAL: In a police report released through a Freedom of Information request, Bannockburn Mayor James Barkemeyer admitted to investigators that he seduced teenage boys and had inappropriate contact with them in the 1990s at his family’s True Value Hardware store in Wilmette. The statute of limitations now keeps Barkemeyer from facing charges that could bring many years in prison.
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One year almost to the day that Six Flags Great America deployed much fanfare to announce designs for the record-breaking Goliath roller coaster, park officials hosted a scaled-back ceremony Thursday to announce scaled-back plans for 2015: A celebration of the park’s 40th season.
Aug. 28 1:13 p.m. |
Writing the junior research paper at New Trier High School can be a challenge for students, and it was something teacher David Noskin decided to take on himself.
Aug. 28 9:49 a.m. |
Construction along Tower Road in Winnetka is expected to be completed shortly as the village continues to make progress with various stormwater projects.
Aug. 28 8:50 a.m. |
The Kiwanis Foundation of Evanston raised close to $6,000 during an outing at the Glencoe Golf Club on June 27.
Aug. 27 3:24 p.m. |
Pioneer Press Staff