Joe Coughlin

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Joe Coughlin is a co-founder and the editor in chief who guides editorial policy, leads investigative reporting, and manages operational and fundraising efforts. Joe was the publisher for 22nd Century Media and is an award-winning investigative reporter, feature writer and photojournalist. Joe is also a former editor of The Wilmette Beacon and Chicagoly magazine.

Recent Stories

Beth Hillel exploring sale of its 5 acres in Wilmette

Giants take care of visiting Vikings to make for happy homecoming

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Katie Magner, Loyola Academy golf

Police find student who messaged about shooting at HPHS, say threat was not credible

Another school threat — this time a shooting threat at Highland Park High School

Trevians begin title defense with resounding regional win; LA and NSCD also move on, as do 2 HPHS golfers

Ishbia's $3 million offer draws skepticism as Winnetka Park Board prepares for negotiations

Opening plans and refreshers on two incoming restaurants

Kenilworth Union Church plans to demolish historic home to build addition

Threats continue to impact Highland Park school since social media post from notorious user

Giants' two-point try just misses in one-point loss

Maine South overwhelms New Trier in conference opener

Another bomb threat at Red Oak Elementary. School evacuated for 2nd time in 2 days.

New owner of 'key' Green Bay Road property says building will not come down

Highland Park elementary school evacuated after bomb threat

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Aidan O'Neill, New Trier soccer

Wilmette's Romona, Winnetka's FHC earn coveted Blue Ribbon School designation

Kickin' it with Glencoe Public Safety

An extra hole, a putting hole and more details on the Canal Shores renovations

Recent NTHS grad is USRowing Athlete of the Year

Rabid bat found in Glencoe; IDPH shares safety tips

Highland Park can't match Conant's second-half barrage and falls to 2-2

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with David Finfer, Highland Park football

Ishbia's $3-million donation offer takes beachfront land swap off the table — for now

Community comes out to check out New Trier's new athletics building

Paying tribute on 9/11

Temporary path gives public access to Langdon Beach for first time since 2019

Block party returns to streets of Wilmette

Finfer's offensive assault leads Highland Park to second win

Lawrence Deans, Wilmette Pet on way out of Wilmette shopping center

Backlash to Highland Park's Poverty Simulation leads to event's cancellation

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Liam Fitzgerald, New Trier football

Sears families party to usher in school year

Residents speak out against redevelopment of Solo Cup site. Highland Park officials want more answers.

Police Reports: Items stolen from art fair booth, small fire at medical facility

Openlands preserve finally reopens

Giants' comeback effort falls short against rival Warriors

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Colin Scheid, Loyola football

Loyola runs play for stadium lights but faces challenge from neighbors

Optima acquires Imperial Motors site, wants to build second 6-story development in Wilmette

New brew coming to Highland Park's train station

Wilmette library reportedly received second bomb threat in August

Northwestern's changes to Ryan Field requests do not change Wilmette's opposition

Fencing, signage added to closed Elder Lane Beach following drowning death of teenager

McDonald's application is in. Zoning board appearance set for November.

Highland Park's John Kezdy — singer for The Effigies — dies 3 days after crash into delivery van

Giants put it all together in Week 1 victory

Police clear scene after bullet casings found near Wilmette Junior High

NU senior finishes impactful summer of reporting for The Record

Cyclist 'in critical condition' following crash into delivery van, police say

Amid high temperatures, Avoca West cancels school Thursday

'Excessive heat' on its way. Outdoor sports called off

Wilmette chamber does not endorse former president's Ryan Field comments

New Trier volleyball christens new gym with win on opening night

With seniors everywhere, Giants take aim at league crown and elusive playoff berth

Bomb threat made to Wilmette library

Authorities believe body of missing teen recovered in Wilmette Harbor

Fired NU football coach — a Loyola Academy parent — to assist Ramblers

NTHS alumnus allegedly stabbed father to death in Glenview, authorities say

Man still missing following second day of search along Winnetka's waterfront

Search for missing person in Winnetka suspended amid dangerous water conditions

Emergency units search for person 'pulled under the water' in Winnetka

16-year-old arrested for allegedly murdering peer in Highland Park

UPDATE: Boy, 16, shot and killed in Highland Park

Inside New Trier's $75-million athletics facility

Body recovered in Lake Michigan off Gillson Beach in Wilmette

Armed individual in custody after 'heavy' police response to barricade situation

Dog park, skate park, disc golf among proposed Willow Park additions

Trevians Girls Softball gets new leader with hopes of building on momentum

Art to the heart of downtown Wilmette

Regular Sign of Summer: Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Winnetka, Glencoe, Wilmette

Park district ready to hand over land to Crow Island School

Police Reports: Caller impersonates officer, car stolen from Stormy's lot

Winnetka park commissioners have it out in wake of July 5 walkout

Tickled Pink: Locals get in on Barbenheimer fun at the theater

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Noah Shapo, New Trier/Wilmette Waves baseball

Wilmette Waves overwhelm summer league competition, claim league crown

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Sophie Garrou, New Trier track and field

Northfield village manager to stay on but in new role; Village president faces backlash for abusive text message

New Trier and Loyola meet for summer practice thanks to new rules; Ramblers find Week 1 opponent

In Tribute: Services for Winnetka 'hero' set for Friday and Saturday, July 14-15

A year of program-best results expands New Trier Rowing's status as a national power

After commissioners walk out, Winnetka Park Board cannot vote to protest Village's lakefront proposals

'We Are Taking It Back': Highland Park remembers, endures and takes a step forward one year later

Winnetka man dies after helping children in Lake Michigan

Wilmette parties on the beach to celebrate Independence Day

Northfield Village Manager Stacy Sigman reportedly will retire on July 15

Police continue search for offender in Highland Park hit-and-run

Winnetka installs and protects new payment dropbox

Highlighting Plaza del Lago changes, officials talk business ins and outs during economic update

Highland Park man, 50, dies following moped accident

McDonald's nabs Baker's Square site — but will Wilmette have the appetite for it?

Northfield trustee calls out village manager, president after village manager reportedly alleges obstruction

Billy Corgan hopes July 8 wrestling show raises funds, spirits one year after shooting

Clubhouse improvements aid growth for Wilmette Harbor Club

3-story bank rebuild would transform Winnetka's premier corner, but trustees aren't sold yet

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Graham Mastros, New Trier baseball

Better weather allows open-water charity race to return to Wilmette

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Noah Silverstein, New Trier rowing

This little piggy is hidden throughout Wilmette, and the search is on.

State championship punctuates Ramblers' impressive second-half run

Tumbling dunkers elevate annual Fun Fair in Northfield

'A Real Opportunity': Like The Record, McKinley Park News is one of the Chicagoland's independent news outlets rebuilding local news

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Caden Pfister, New Trier track and field

Sneak Peek: An early look at NT, LA, HPHS football schedules, including coaches' thoughts

Bears hook up Highland Park survivor Cooper Roberts with new beach wheels

Deerfield School Board member identified as victim of Highland Park hit-and-run

Canal Shores renovations break ground; Officials plan to reopen course next summer

News Briefs: Ouilmette Way is ready in Wilmette; children's fair time in Winnetka; challenger emerges for Illinois' 57th district

Cyclist killed in Highland Park hit-and-run, mayor says

Local Moms Demand Action to fight gun violence with Wear Orange Experience on Sunday, June 4

Doubles pairs help Trevians lock up second at state; Highland Park duo are your state champions

Record supporters eat, drink and be generous during fundraiser at Pit & Tap

Walk-Off Wallop: Brenden Stressler's ninth-inning blast keeps Trevians' season alive

New Trier esports players push right buttons in program's first year; Highland Park gamer does too

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Eileen Dooley, Loyola lacrosse

Libertyville's penalty-kick success halts New Trier a game shy of state finals

Registration is free but required for Highland Park Fourth of July events

North Shore residents honor the fallen on Memorial Day

Dold sends to Westol who delivers New Trier to state's final eight

High School Highlights: New Trier long jumper Manzano medals at state; local tennis standouts advance to state finals

Record Roundup: Local Memorial Day events and observances

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Tristan Macpherson, New Trier volleyball

Resident tips lead to arrest for antisemitic vandalism in Highland Park, police say

Caldwell buries rebound to lift New Trier past Loyola in sectional play

Shoreline protection, restrooms and access among residents priorities for Kenilworth beach upgrades

Police Reports: Park district vehicle taken, recovered; school broken into in Highland Park

Title Defense: New Trier defends its state championship thanks to defensive pivot

Arrests outside Central School leads to lockdown

News Briefs: Pride Fest in Highwood set for June 2-3; Writers Theatre reveals season lineup; State groups award Village of Winnetka

Swastikas on receptacle in Highland Park prompts City response, police investigation

New Trier's trotters, Loyola's relays and Highland Park's star shine at sectional meet

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Dylan Mayer, New Trier baseball

Pull out those old bikes and donate them to Pedal Power on Saturday, May 20

Rosati's Pizza's closure latest in Plaza del Lago changes

Ramblers sneak by Trevians in bottom of seventh

Greek restaurant to take over former Firefly Kitchen space

45-year-old race reimagined to honor victims of Highland Park shooting

Police warn residents after mailbox burglarized at Winnetka Post Office

Winnetka eighth-grader's GoFundMe supports education in Peru village

Highland Park ace slices through rival's lineup as Giants stay alive in conference race

StartUp U students show off their ideas on Pitch Night

Winnetka still goes door to door to read utility meters. Is that about to change?

Jumping for Joy: High jumpers' 1-2 finish highlights New Trier's sectional; Loyola gets 3 relays to state, Regina gets 2

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Addie Shevitz, New Trier lacrosse

District 113 leaders hope survey draws wider opinions on metal detectors for HPHS, DHS; Plus, community hears more about graduation security

Inside 6-story Optima Verdana apartment complex, which is close to completion in Wilmette

Freshman's opposite day gets New Trier softball going in right direction

Two more Plaza del Lago shops making move to downtown Wilmette

New Trier, Regina and NSCD celebrate college-bound student-athletes after spring signing day

Police Reports: Tip jar taken from coffee shop; home burglarized in Northfield

High School Highlights: Manzano, NT girls track/field dominate league meet; Trevs baseball pushes win streak to 6

Wilmette Block Party coming back for seconds

Worth A Shot: Photo op celebrates the dozens of women business owners in downtown Highland Park

Proceeds from New Trier business-class projects put to good use

New Trier's Naps becomes state's winningest high school baseball coach

Armed security director coming to HP, Deerfield high schools; Metal detectors are on the table

2 down, 1 to go in Highland Park's annual neighborhood remains. Last event on Thursday, May 4

Teen game Paranoia draws police attention and community concern

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Annie Ieuter, New Trier softball

Wilmette family's Black Lives Matter sign, pride flag reportedly stolen — one of them for the third time

High School Highlights: New Trier's Napoleon becomes Illinois baseball's winningest coach, Loyola downs NT in battle of girls lacrosse powers

New Trier strong-arms competition once again at national powerlifting invite

Highland Park sets schedule for Fourth of July events that will mark one-year anniversary of shooting

Second teenager in past year suffers spinal injury in Lake Michigan shallows

Gates, vestibules, security director among New Trier's recent security upgrades but not the 'most important,' officials say

Unite Against Racism to gather on Wilmette's Village Green Wednesday, April 27

High School Highlights: Ramblers, Trevs start with wins in potent soccer tourney; LA volleyball moves to 14-3

Township turnout eclipses 20% for first time since 2015; Winnetka and Glencoe each surpass 23%

Two face 2nd-degree murder charges for fatal altercation on beach in 2022

After gun brought to school, HPHS officials slammed for lack of security improvements

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Seren Uzkan, New Trier water polo

Doctoral students help Glencoe junior high schoolers build therapy toys for children

New Trier looking to 'settle in' after up-and-down start to 2023 season

The more the merrier in downtown Wilmette as 3 more businesses have plans to move in

Wilmette backs up eco-friendly plans by creating a new position: sustainability coordinator

Nine-month ban on gas leaf blowers could stretch from Evanston to Highland Park by 2024

Officials break ground on overhaul of Watts and hope project is complete by end of year

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Nora Westol, New Trier soccer

Boom Go the Trevians: 5 home runs support Justin Wood's 1-hitter

Wallace Bowl restoration may attract support of Ouilmette Foundation

Voters say Village can get ball rolling on $15 million Glencoe Golf Club project

Incumbent Blumberg is re-elected to Highland Park council; Stolberg is not. Jeff Hoobler and Yumi Ross to join council

Board President Murdock clings to fourth to remain parks commissioner. Goebel, Clarke and Lahey earn top three spots

New Trier students with 'toy guns' cause scare at Kenilworth's Sears School

Authorities charge student who allegedly brought gun to Highland Park High School

Caucus-backed quartet finish in front in race for Winnetka Public Schools Board

Caucus candidates dominate race for New Trier High School Board

Gerry Smith will become Wilmette's first Black trustee, and Gina Kennedy and Stephen Leonard will return to the Village Board

Election Night 2023 Notebook: Wilmette elects first Black trustee, caucus slates dominate School Board races, HP Council gets mix of new and old

Three Highland Park polling sites will stay open until 8:35 p.m.

Lightning believed to be cause of Wilmette house fire

5 students in custody following lockdown for report of gun at Highland Park High School

Hit show 'The Bear' sets up in Wilmette for Season 2 shoot

NSCD's Mac Gym overhaul scores Village of Winnetka support

Make a plan to vote with potential for stormy Election Night

Highland Park shooting survivor visiting Nashville delivers message at scene of school shooting

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Connor Lasch, Loyola Academy baseball

Pre-Election Notebook: Nonprofit involvement questioned, anonymous groups, misinformation and other notes from the local campaign trail

Breaking down the $15 million Glencoe Golf Referendum

Lunch, more breakfast options coming to Kenilworth Community Cafe

Village president publicly discusses altercation with delivery driver, declines to apologize and asks trustees if they leaked the story to the press

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Henry Wolfe, New Trier baseball

Winnetka Farmers Market gets council approval for alcohol sales this season

Sears students take on water and raise $17,000 with Polar Plunge; Wilmette police lead Gillson plunge once again

Police Reports: 3 Glencoe businesses burglarized in one night; gun arrests in Edens Plaza

5 candidates for 4 seats on Wilmette Park Board

Come be The Record's paid summer intern. Apply by April 10

Sally's Nuts to vacate former Shelton's space to grow wholesale business

High School Highlights: New Trier track relays find first in Huntley as spring sports get underway

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Noah Wendt, New Trier water polo

Chantilly Lace to return to downtown Wilmette and create 'dream space'; Hanig's on the move too

Ramblers Go With Desherow: Alumnus, longtime asst. coach to take over Loyola Academy football

Winnetka 36 dance marathon sets new standard by raising $84,000 for children's hospital

Small Cheval to replace Depot Nuevo in historic Wilmette building

Wallflowers, Michael Franti to headline two-day Winnetka Music Festival

Winnetka increases fines for gun-related violations and pledges safe-storage campaign

Resilient New Trier caps record-setting season with third-place state trophy — its best finish in 50 years

Benet's shooting puts New Trier in too deep a hole in state semifinal. Trevs to play for third place

Wilmette's role in the fight against Northwestern's Ryan Field rebuild

Winnetka to expand lakefront-construction permitting; Trustees debate scope of transparency

Maine South football must forfeit its 2022 wins — including one over New Trier — following investigation into ineligible players

Concerns over local commerce has the attention of Highland Park City Council

Here Comes The 'Paign: Supersectional victory sends Trevians to state finals in Champaign

Trustees say no-go to show home but reject neighbors' concerns over unwanted visitors

Fiegen's fourth, Kanellos' free throw give Trevians first sectional championship in a decade

Meet Bryan Carlson, Kenilworth's new police chief

Trustees support shared use of Veterans Park between community and incoming restaurant EvaDean's

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Kevin Obochi, Highland Park swimming

Final play works to perfection as Kanellos' open buzzer-beater sends New Trier to the sectional title game

A new artificial intelligence tool has the attention of educators, but local schools want to harness the technology, not ban it

Restaurateur opens Merlo's in reunion with downtown Glencoe space

Police Reports: 3 Winnetka businesses broken into, 2 cars stolen in Wilmette

1 in 4 New Trier students — and about 2 in 5 seniors — are 'chronically absent,' according to district data

Musick stars as New Trier gets back to state-trophy territory; Obochi, Highland Park post historic performances for program

Ramblers a step behind Mustangs in regional-title game; Trevians advance to take on GBS on Tuesday

Maine South puts clamps on Loyola in sectional championship, ending Ramblers' 28-win campaign

A Highland Park hero, now in bobblehead form

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Massey Odiotti, Loyola wrestling

Engels, Loyola respond in overtime to top York and set up sectional-championship date with Maine South

Michael Zimmerman explores his father's devastating secrets in new book 'Suburban Bigamy'

Northfield village president accosts Amazon driver reportedly blocking roadway

Threats made against Winnetka, Wilmette schools as well as several others across suburbs, police say

22 license-plate readers coming to Highland Park

Trevians can't overcome hot Titans' start in regional-title clash

2 Shots, 116 Feet, Nothing But Net: North Shore Country Day star drills two miraculous buzzer beaters

Community walk, drone show among Highland Park's ideas for Fourth of July — one-year anniversary of parade shooting

And behind Door No. 3? It's Pizza by Sal — the newest option attached to Buck Russell's in Wilmette

7 Ramblers, 2 Giants, 1 Trevian will wrestle in state championships

New Trier powers past Glenbrook North to claim top spot in CSL South

High School Highlights: 12 local wrestlers advance to sectional round; New Trier hoops picks up two dramatic wins

Bars routine gets sophomore Crossgrove to state; Trevians come up short as a team

Winnetka students have ideas to save the planet

Restrooms, concessions, community space and more could be included in renovated Kenilworth water plant

Artist search underway to help beautify soon-to-reopen Moraine Dog Beach

Canal Shores' $5.9 million renovation to focus on youth facility, caddie academy

Highland Park marks Gun Violence Survivors Week, as lawmakers revive federal Firearm Storage Act

6 more Loyola football players sign letters of intent, plus 7 other Ramblers — including one in two sports

High School Highlights: New Trier cheer advances to state, gymnastics to sectional; Girls basketball postseason seeds

How moon real estate and a box of spiders help fund education innovation at Avoca District 37

Winnetka jurisdiction extends into the lake. Trustees want Village Code to reflect that to better oversee lakefront

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Vicky Hughes, New Trier bowling

Conference tourney at New Trier is another step forward for girls wrestling

Jazz legend Wynton Marsalis to headline New Trier Jazz Fest on Sunday, Feb. 5

Bed, Bath and Beyond to leave Edens Plaza 'in coming months'

New Trier dancers make program history

Wilmette gets new corporate seal; Winterfest coming back on Feb. 25

Fiegen joins 1,000-point club in Trevians' War on the Shore victory; Ramblers come up short against potent Raiders

Fence work at Winnetka dog beach quickly shut down

Trustees approve financial incentive for restaurant, but liquor license sparks debate

New Trier officials hope Winnetka athletics renovations are compete by Fourth of July

High School Highlights: New Trier girls pick up 2 big wins, Giants swimmers put on show at host invite

Have a good story to tell? Wilmette Theatre wants to hear them

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Tyler Van Gorp, New Trier basketball

Details on Saturday's Winnetka beachfront open house and a recap of how we got here

With larger footprint, One Winnetka adds more units, moves entryways to the delight of Winnetka trustees

Big Rebound: The Giants have increased their win total ninefold — and they're just getting started

Loyola runs out of gas in final game of busy weekend

Raven and Dove owner — aka the Porcelain Doctor — calls it a career after 45 years in Wilmette, Evanston

The crowd goes wild as New Trier basketball coach Scott Fricke collects 300th win

News Briefs: Loyola promotes teacher to principal; Glencoe project earns national award; Highland Park firefighters prepare time capsule

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Max Lestina, New Trier swimming

Local advocates stand with governor as he signs law banning assault-style weapons

Less purple, updated landscaping in Wayfair's latest designs for Edens Plaza anchor

Chia Leah's new Wilmette home base now open

New Trier shows off improvement in biggest year yet for women-centered Grow the Game

Introducing the Wilmette Art Fair, ready to paint the town this summer

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Sam Rohn, Highland Park basketball

Parking permits go digital in Highland Park

Trustees approve design of fifth phase of Winnetka downtown improvements; Work to begin over summer

Village hopes to find community-focused developer for vacant Green Bay Road land

Wilmette train station coffee now brewing

Signing Off?: Removal of Plaza del Lago sign stands out in new owners' renovation plans

Tuesday warmup could topple a 70-year-old record

New Trier's Fiegen is leading scorer at Pontiac Holiday Tournament; Trevians take sixth

High School Highlights: Loyola's Boland drops 36 in Florida tourney win; New Trier girls pick up victories at Dundee-Crown

Glencoe man, 47, dies following Christmas weekend fight with brother

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Ryann Segall, New Trier gymnastics

Jack Tosh tournament proving to be learning experience for young Highland Park

2022 Flashback: The year's top stories based on readers of

'I'm Here. I'm Going to Stay Here': John Salvi, a brain tumor and an erg

Park district brings in KemperSports to oversee overhaul of Winnetka Golf Club

Roberts family grateful for community — and puppy George — in end-of-year update on 8-year-old survivor Cooper

Challengers to take on New Trier, Winnetka 36 School Board slates. Races for Wilmette boards, Highland Park council will also be contested

'Dangerous' weather — including -30 wind chill factor — to strike Chicagoland Thursday through Christmas

Illinois basketball coaches honor New Trier's Rodgers and her work to champion girls hoops

Village portion of Wilmette tax bills will decrease for first time in three decades

Father of alleged Fourth of July gunman arrested for helping son acquire firearms

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Andy Fallon, New Trier bowler

Sophomore's floor score soars above the rest in Trevians latest dual

Chef turned author Andy Murray signs new book for friends and neighbors at Book Stall

City Council gifts Highland Park's 'north star' Ghida Neukirch with heroism award

Emergence of state firearms bill causes Winnetka to hold off on new gun laws, focus on safety campaign

Pet clinic plans to sit, stay in Highland Park's Central Business District

Conney's building will be part of One Winnetka's plans, village officials say

Exit Interview: Outgoing Loyola football coach John Holecek on change, his next move and doing things the right way

Town officials run through 2022 in annual State of the Villages event

A Green and Gold Christmastime clash

Downtown Ian Brown: Junior drains school-record 12 three-pointers in Trevians' dramatic comeback victory

Hometown Gift Guide 2022: 13 unique gifts under $100 to help you conquer your holiday shopping list

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Alex Engro, Loyola basketball

Under new ordinance, first chickens move in to Glencoe

Hanukkah takeover at Glencoe home is a must-see

Loyola football coach John Holecek steps down in wake of third state championship

Let There Be Lights: Wilmette Happenings cap local lighting events

Did North Shore food experts just create the world's best Italian beef?

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Declan Forde, Loyola football

Christmas on Cleveland's holiday magic returns Thursday, Dec. 1

Police say drunken driver seriously injured after single-car crash in Kenilworth

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Jake Fiegen, New Trier basketball

Rugged New Trier-Loyola battle goes Trevians' way

Ramblers girls a step ahead of Trevians in the early going

'Suspicious vehicle' leads to standoff and multi-department police response in Highland Park

Joining forces with its neighbors, Wilmette will add automated license-plate readers

Pregame Prep: Background, stats and more for Loyola Academy and Lincoln-Way East's second state-championship meeting

Wilmette's bike plan on the move with improvements approved for five streets in Year 1

News Briefs: Highland Park emergency fund raises, distributes $5.8 million; Affordable-housing campaign; property tax bills posted

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Rachel Zacks, New Trier girls basketball

In Tribute: Services for 'beautiful soul' Thomas Signorile, 18, of Highland Park, set for Saturday, Nov. 19

State Swimming Notebook: Highland Park completes historic season, Loyola's Cheng is All-State

Winnetka Caucus selects slates for April election

New Look, Same Result: Newcomers help New Trier swim and dive earn second straight state title

Wilmette's Emma Vlasic skating path for her and others in women's pro hockey league

Police Reports: More mailed checks reported stolen

'We're Still In Pain': Temporary July 4 memorial opens in Highland Park rose garden

Winnetka postpones firearm-regulation discussion until December

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Charlize Escasa, New Trier swimming

50-plus local student-athletes celebrate their college commitments on fall signing day

Holiday spirit will again take over Wilmette's Pit & Tap this season

Loyola Academy gets approval for temporary stadium lights. Are permanent ones on the horizon?

State, regional incumbents have little trouble denying challengers

Winnetka 36 and North Shore 112 referendums cruise to voter approval on Election Night

Referendum missing from some ballots in Winnetka

Caucus announces three-person slate for New Trier High School Board

Breakdown of the $114 million ask from Highland Park-based District 112

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Tae Won Lillig, North Shore Country Day soccer

Varsity newcomer Swanson aces sectional test in Loyola's sweep of New Trier

85-year-old Conney's Pharmacy wraps things up

City of Highland Park Notebook: Car lot and service center denied; Temporary memorial delayed; Affordable-housing fee may be amended

Trevians remain atop Illinois field hockey with fourth straight state championship

Police Reports: Mail stolen from Northfield post office, fake Rolexes sold to jeweler

78-year-old driver dies following crash into Glencoe business

Panic on the porch. Nightmares in motion. Here are 2 must-see Halloween displays in town

Wilmette brewer, Double Clutch catch buzz from Great American Beer Festival

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Ellie Grammas, Loyola cross-country and track

The $59 Million Question: Details and local viewpoints on Winnetka Public Schools referendum

Troop 5 cooks up a celebration to honor 100th year

Better With Age: Improvement all around in young Trevians' 2nd-place finish at state championships

Caravan hold off Ramblers as battle of high school football titans does not disappoint

Hawks soar back to stun playoff-hopeful Trevians in overtime

News Briefs: Library Board replacement picked; 100th anniversary pancakes on Saturday; Centennial Dinner in Kenilworth Oct. 27

Glencoe trustees want golf-course renovations to be subject of $15 million referendum in April

Athlete of the Week: 10 question with Johnny McGuire, Loyola Academy football

Find local health resources all in one place at Saturday's Community Wellness Fair

'Long overdue' overhaul of park district's website to focus on better registration experience

Warmth comes by the bowlful as chili cookoff returns to Fred's Garage

Sailboat runs aground off Glencoe shoreline

New temporary memorial to open in Highland Park rose garden on Nov. 5, while items near St. John's and Central will be cleared by Tuesday, Oct. 18

Loyola discards St. Pat's to set up clash of unbeatens in Week 9

Fighting finish not enough for Highland Park

High School Highlights: New Trier protects its house at Trevian Relays; Loyola boys soccer wins league title; volleyball seeds announced

Brittany's Butters bringing baked goods and more to Winnetka

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Miles Cremascoli, New Trier football

'Incredible Milestone': 8-year-old shooting survivor Cooper Roberts is back in the classroom

Community feedback at center of Project Parks and Play — Wilmette Park District's $300,000 comprehensive-plan undertaking

Seeded No. 1 in sectional, Trevians are '100 percent locked in' as postseason approaches

Kenilworth Community Cafe will take your order

Wilmette retail thefts lead to multimillion-dollar bust of 'sophisticated' scheme, police say

State Golf Best of the Rest: 23rd straight top-10 finish for New Trier girls, 4th straight for NSCD boys

20 games later the Raiders finally lose, but NSCD is ready for a playoff run

Record Roundup: Trick-or-treating hours and 27 fright-tastic local events

Giants take care of Blue Demons, while Ramblers are tested by Celtics

Johnny Creamean and the Trevians are second to none following state-championship performance

High School Highlights: Trevs trotters ahead of the pack in Peoria; HP's Kayla Newman swims to 2nd school record

Wilmette's one-woman welcome wagon

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Alex Creamean, New Trier golf

'Glencoe Black Heritage' opens up on the good and bad racial past of the community

New Trier golfers shine at sectionals. Loyola girls, NSCD boys join them as state qualifiers

With 3 board of education seats expiring, New Trier caucus seeks candidates

Police Reports: Homes burglarized in Wilmette and Northfield, scams cost residents thousands

Trevians regroup at halftime and take it to Spartans to get third straight win

Giants off their game against rival Warriors but still 'have everything in front' of them

NU reveals plans to raze and rebuild Ryan Field as 'world-class' stadium and venue

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Julia Ross, New Trier tennis

In lawsuits, survivors and victims' families say gun maker and dealers are liable for shooting in Highland Park

With plenty of experience, Trevians take aim at another state trophy

Highland Park's temporary memorial to move to City Hall rose garden; anti-gun-violence art project will get separate home

Juveniles with play gun scare crowd at Winnetka park — leading to police involvement and added safety measures at D36 schools

Anti-Semitic materials show up along Wilmette parkway once again

18-year-old involved in deadly fight at Fort Sheridan Beach reportedly tried to hide cellphone and wheelbarrow

Police Reports: Indecency at local park, damage to local school's basketball court

Giants defense shuts down Vikings in road revenge romp

Highland Park becomes one of first small towns to add body cameras to police force

No Place Like It: 8-year-old shooting survivor Cooper Roberts returns home

Winnetka also passes gun-safety resolution to encourage lawmakers and promises a follow-up session to explore further options

Northfield trustees approve new digs inside Village Hall

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Ava Bogan, Loyola volleyball

Ryan Banas (-8) and the Ramblers (-17) card record-breaking scores en route to league titles

How less is more for Regina Dominican's multi-million-dollar renovations

Police Reports: Guns, cash and more stolen from Northfield home; Car stolen while being serviced

Burglary crew pulls man from car and beats him, Wilmette police say

News Briefs: New local home for Jewish orchestra; Register to vote Tuesday; Historical society donates to park district; Highland Park estate firm moves

Death of man found near lakefront result of 'violent' altercation with two others

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Nick Blumer, Highland Park football

Body reportedly found along Fort Sheridan shoreline

UPDATE: Hours-long police intervention ends 'safely' in Highland Park

Residents share thoughts on gun safety with Glencoe trustees

UPDATE: Railroad-workers strike averted thanks to last-minute negotiations

Wilmette becomes latest North Shore town to urge state lawmakers to pass stricter gun laws

Highland Park council members want more info before considering project for ex-Greenberg Radiation Center site

Survey results lead Park Board to favor conversion of Gillson Park's Middle Drive

Resilient Edwards Florist to go out on own terms

Cheers to 150 years: Wilmette punctuates sesquicentennial year with block party

Giants can't keep up with Bison, but four-quarter effort impresses coach

Fundraiser supporting couple murdered in Highland Park looks to raise $30,000

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Honor Roberts, New Trier field hockey

Loyola sizes up New Trier in rivalry volleyball battle

UPDATE: Son reportedly stabbed parents to death in Highland Park apartment

Man charged with murder after 2 found dead in Highland Park apartment, according to local police

Stuart Wolf's departure leaves opening on Wilmette Library Board

Swing And A Miss: Caddyshack restaurant pulls out of former Baker's Square site in Wilmette

Police Reports: Man arrested for approaching 12-year-old; multiple telephone scams

Giants light up scoreboard for 49 points as they cruise to second win

Stevenson overwhelms New Trier as Trevs' early-season woes continue

Cooper Roberts' doctors fear cognitive loss; fundraiser goal raised

New Trier tabs assistant coach Adam Dickson to take over powerhouse lacrosse program

In Tribute: Local legend Pete Burnside was professional ballplayer, beloved New Trier educator and 'invested, kind' family man

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Evan Kanellos, New Trier soccer

Newest data on 'forever chemicals' has local leaders exploring testing, treatment options for drinking water

West Park saga takes another dramatic turn as park district calls police to board meeting

Highland Park Giants find burst after slow start to begin season with victory

Police Reports: Burglars hit seven Winnetka cars in one night; other car thefts, burglaries also reported

For second time since May, Wilmette-Kenilworth chamber gets a new director

Winnetka police warn of ruse burglaries after report of fake municipal workers

Wilmette music teachers take talents to Wrigley Field

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Jake Stearney, Loyola football

Burglaries to Glencoe cars leads to one-car crash on Edens Expressway

Special visits, favorite foods lift 8-year-old Cooper Roberts as he recovers from gunshot wound

Local schools avoid disruption from teachers shortage but are still in need of support and specialized staff

Highland Park football is hungry for playoff berth and ready 'to make a statement'

Cold Open: Buck Russell's Creamery now serving downtown Wilmette

Residents encouraged to review new concepts for Winnetka beaches on Thursday, Aug. 25

Behind talented junior class, Trevians look to get stronger as the season goes on

Police Reports: Ruse burglars strike at two homes in Glencoe; cars stolen from dealership

Emergency funding will help Family Services of Glencoe continue free trauma counseling

More Tala Coffee details revealed as Winnetka trustees approve 10-year contract

Highland Park council pushes state, federal lawmakers to act in fight against gun violence

Pedestrian robbed at gunpoint, fleeing suspects fire shot at officers, according to police

Lyon a Wildcat — again. Local hoops star returns to alma mater as assistant coach

Locals help stop development of gun range, store in nearby Long Grove

Police Reports: 1 car stolen and several broken into Aug. 4-5 in Winnetka; 5 catalytic converters stolen off cars at storage facility

Inaugural girls flag football program scores 80 players — with plenty of room for more

Displaced by Wayfair plans, H Marion on the move to Hubbard Woods

Shooting survivor Cooper Roberts, 8, moves to rehab center and plans to return to school this year

'You Have To Do Something And I Believe You Will': Residents plead with Winnetka trustees to join fight against gun violence

Movie magic comes to downtown Wilmette

Young musicians unite to help Highland Park

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Kaelyn Gridley, New Trier swimming alumna

Star swimmers put on one more show before joining college programs

Highland Park victim memorials consolidated; City wants public input on permanent tribute

Intra-Program Showdown: New Trier Green meets Blue in rare 13U league championship matchup

Loyola sends 4 to wrestling nationals. All 4 come home as All-Americans.

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Sam Silverstein, New Trier basketball alumnus

Wilmette teen cooks up way to connect across generations — and she wants you to join in

Highland Park frees up funds for businesses in shooting investigation's perimeter

Say au revoir to the French bakery in Winnetka's train station on Saturday, July 30

Residential sport court plays on, but trustees blow whistle on turf field

Highland Park's Billy Corgan and Chloe Mandel's concert will support July 4th Victims Response Fund

Local club FC-1 Academy U14 earns program's first national title

'We Will Grow Back': Teacher's project blooms in support of Highland Park shooting survivors

Police Reports: Two cars stolen in Northfield; graffiti at golf course

Gold Galore: Local stars earn gold medals with Team USA at Maccabiah Games

New store via Chia Leah to open near pizzeria

Late miscues cost Wilmette Waves summer league title

With push from Moms Demand Action, local towns send out gun-safety reminders

Township food pantry 'need is way up.' Donate today and during food drive on July 29

West Nile mosquitoes found in Glencoe — a regular sign of summer. Abatement district offers advice

Resource Navigation Center — which replaces assistance center at HPHS — to open for appointments on Wednesday, July 20

Winnetka women find unique way to help in fight for assault-weapons ban

A peek at the personnel and schedules of New Trier and Loyola football after their 7 on 7 battle

'The Depths of Mourning': Highland Park unites in grief at City Hall

Rising construction costs impact Lakeview Center renovations as Park Board OK's over-budget bid

Downburst uproots tree and causes other damage in Northfield

New Trier ousts lacrosse coach Tom Herrala following hazing incident, reported leave of absence

Silent tribute marks one week since attack at Highland Park parade

Police Reports: Numerous digital scams, including a loss of $25,000; fire damage at Watts; and jewelry thefts in Glencoe

Third location on the menu for Hometown Coffee and Juice

Grief and calls for action take over Sunset Woods Park during Highland Park rally

Downtown Scoop: Buck Russell's to add ice cream parlor to Wilmette space

'Darkness Does Not Have The Final Say': Neighbors gather at Glencoe vigil in support of Highland Park

Highland Park baseball takes the field in Winnetka

'Healing and support': Glencoe and others organize vigils for Highland Park shooting victims

Highland Park gunman reportedly admitted to shooting and considered a second attack — that and more from his Wednesday court appearance

Day-before-Fourth festivities bring thousands to Wilmette and Glencoe

Alleged shooter faces 7 murder charges for attack on Highland Park parade that was planned for 'several weeks'

The morning after in Highland Park

Police apprehend alleged mass shooter after 8-hour manhunt

Fourth of July fireworks and activities in Winnetka, Glencoe, Northfield are canceled following mass shooting in Highland Park

At least 7 dead, 35 hospitalized in mass shooting in Highland Park

News Briefs: Winners of Art in the Village; Music Institute raises $750,000 at annual benefit

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Morgan Perce, New Trier rowing

Northfield trustees say safety trumps high cost for Bosworth Bridge replacement

Langdon Beach future one of several topics for inaugural Committee of the Whole meeting

Hubbard Woods alums back together again just as they graduate high school

$16.5-million contract sets Willow-Hibbard stormwater project in motion

Primary Election Results: November matchups set for governor, secretary of state, MWRD board; Wilmette's Julie Cho now rep for New Trier GOP

Record Roundup: Glencoe to join Wilmette with third of July fireworks, and the rest of Independence Day fun in New Trier Township

Clueless on which judge to vote for? Injustice Watch's election guide has you covered

Plaza del Lago changes hands for second time in four years

New Trier Rugby gets back on the pitch, finishes as state runnerup

Poppy's Social restaurant to close after 9 months in downtown Glencoe

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Oliver Barkal, New Trier baseball

It's all Greek to New Trier water polo players during a three-week trip

Winnetka teens run day of play for Chicago grammar-schoolers

New Trier Hockey moves on from Melton, searches for new club leader

Series of six bite-sized TEDxWilmette talks start Tuesday, June 21

Police Reports: Northfield homes receive anti-Semitic materials, catalytic converters stolen in Wilmette, wallet stolen from Michigan Shores

Rocking the Suburbs: Winnetka Music Festival shakes up Lincoln Avenue

Serena & Lily's new home in Winnetka is ready for guests

Sailing elite stop by Wilmette's Sheridan Shores Sailing School

Athletes of the Week: 10 questions with Grace and Emma Curry, New Trier lacrosse

Trustees want 'tightened' policy before license-plate readers come to Winnetka

Ready To Rock: Wilmette reveals plans for 150th bash on Sept. 10

Shorthanded Winnetka Park Board pulls back heavily criticized Elder-Centennial beach plans

In Tribute: Former U.S. Rep. John Porter remembered for bipartisan efforts, biomedical support

Sunset Ridge student, 13, arrested for reportedly threatening 'the destruction of school building'

Loyola overcomes pesky Lake Forest defense to become back-to-back state champs

'Real Housewives' of Winnetka? That’s not a thing.

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Will Maheras, Loyola lacrosse

Smells Like Summer: Pop-up sandwich shop is back in Al's Meat Market

Pride flag reportedly stolen from ticket booth window inside Wilmette Theatre

Falk ends unrivaled New Trier tenure with All-State finish at track championships

New Trier overcomes 5-goal deficit before Grace Curry's walk-off goal wins state championship

Loyola Academy memorializes 54 alumni who died while serving in armed forces

Tough-luck Saturday: Ramblers softball and baseball fall in extra-inning sectional championships

Simon spins 1-hit gem, steals home to lead Ramblers to sectional title game

Wear Orange event protesting gun violence, honoring recent victims set for Sunday in Winnetka

Runner-up finish at state 'felt like a win' for New Trier tennis

More anti-Semitic packets delivered to local homes — this time in Wilmette

The McKenzie Connection: Parents and former students go back to where it started for improvised reunion

Trevians rally past defending state champs to snag sectional championship, advance to state for 7th time in 8 seasons

'Make It A Little Better and Pass It On': New Trier, Loyola commencements wrap up high school tenures for Class of 2022

Local communities pull out all the stops in observance of Memorial Day

Body found offshore in Wilmette identified as missing UIC grad student Daniel Sotelo

Led by four-year stars, Ramblers' run ends in sectional championship

Elk Grove ousts New Trier in playoff opener to give Trevians a losing record

Defense digs New Trier out of trouble in regional championship

Regina Dominican's record-setting pack of track stars

Fourth-graders tackle the big issues and take their ideas to their legislators

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Kendall Sierens, New Trier soccer

While initial plan caused uproar, new proposal for 538 Green Bay Road passes quietly through two stages of Glencoe review process

Thrower Maeve Kelly saves best for last, Manzano leaps to Day 2 and more from Trevs, Ramblers, Panthers and Raiders at state track meets

Trevians battle way to third straight state trophy

Body pulled from Lake Michigan after 'at least two weeks,' police say

Parades are back for local Memorial Day ceremonies. Wilmette has special guest, as well.

'Something special': New Trier caps 33-win water polo season with program's first state championship

McNally's header keeps New Trier's streak alive. The Trevs still have never lost in regional play

Close calls mar Trevians third-place finish at sectional track meet

New Trier student entrepreneurs take on sharks during Pitch Night in Wilmette

Applications open for The Record's second Youth in Journalism Workshop

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Annie Lewis, New Trier water polo

Vattman Park bursts with color and life during Holi celebration

New Trier comes up just short in race for sectional title but is sending five to state championships

Trevians are looking to catch a break and hit their stride as postseason nears

Coffee On The Go: Central Station to add location in Wilmette Metra station

Trevians hook trip to state for bass fishing championships

$100,000 gift and unique art installation give Ouilmette Way a path to Village Board approval

Park Board president survives challenge, as Wilmette commissioners squabble again

Police Reports: Fencing-estimate ruse, fraudulent currency

News Briefs: Special performance coming to local church; Kenilworth road work begins Monday; New principal for West School; Rotary walk-a-thon details

Winnetka D36 asst. superintendent will move up to become schools leader

High School Highlights: Three relay wins key Trevs' track-and-field conference title, New Trier baseball wins two nail-biters

Over vaping devices, New Trier High School refers students to local police, who have issued dozens of tickets in last 3 years

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Roger Simon, Loyola baseball and football

Torino plans expansion after neighbor All Washed Up folds — continuing the transition in downtown Wilmette

New Trier racking up victories — including over defending-champ Loyola — but focus is on postseason readiness

Still no head coach but on the field New Trier lacrosse is 'full strength' in wake of preseason hazing incident

In Tribute: 'Best life' founder Erika Hlavacek leaves everlasting impact

Chamber picks new executive director

New Trier tennis needs more court time to fine-tune lineup

Anti-Semitic documents dropped on dozens of driveways in Glencoe, Winnetka and Highland Park

New Trier's Cremascoli earns honor for work on and off the field

Marathoner from Wilmette raises $21,000 as tribute to step-sister Kate Hilbrant

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Mackenzie Barry, Loyola Academy softball

Guildhall wants a 'streetery,' as Glencoe sets table for another year of expanded outdoor-dining

'It may be the only way': Hesitant Wilmette trustees give preliminary OK to park district's West Park plan

COVID numbers continue to climb across township; Wilmette school navigates surge

Park district wants to bring a cafe to Kenilworth Assembly Hall

New Trier powerlifters defend national title in OKC, bring home plenty of hardware

Preservation group puts Gillson Park on 'endangered' list. Park district claps back: 'It is not in danger'

New Trier, Loyola look toward brighter — and warmer — days on the track as they gear up for sectional competition

Serving Mother Earth at Erikson Woods and how to continue the effort this weekend

Athlete of the Week: Ronan O'Neill, New Trier track and soccer

Fueled by family, Wilmette resident connects on 50th straight White Sox home opener

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Courtney Schumacher, New Trier softball, hockey and golf

Superintendent Kocanda to leave Winnetka 36; colleagues praise her devotion, leadership

The stress, success and airline agent behind a saved student trip to the nation's capital

'Time and commitment' of New Trier student-athletes pointed out during signing-day event

Rebuilding Trevians looking to make strides in Wysocki's second season

Trevians trying to turn things around as they fall to 2-7 in early going

The Definition of Success: Wilmette students win NYT vocabulary competition

New Trier boys lacrosse starts season without head coach, several players in midst of school's hazing investigation

Trevians stumble in first test of season but keep their eyes on the prize

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Stefan Gjaja, New Trier volleyball

Order up! Buck Russell's sandwich and bakery is up and running in downtown Wilmette

Community discussion on teenage sexual violence coming to Winnetka on April 12

In Tribute: Community mourns Wilmette 22-year-old who died in Omaha car accident

COVID-19 numbers headed in wrong direction in New Trier area

High School Highlights: Local track stars take talents to Top Times, New Trier baseball struggles out of state

Tala Coffee energizes Winnetka officials, who select shop to redevelop 93 Green Bay Road

New Trier acknowledges 'hazing incident,' reportedly punishes participants and puts boys lacrosse team on probation

Young Loyola learns lessons in loss to resurgent Evanston

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Eli Sternweiler, New Trier water polo

Coastal home-decor store to take over Winnetka building vacated by Jos. A. Bank

Historic Winnetka day camp TWIG — which unites city, suburban children — is back for 2022

It's Michigan in a landslide for Loyola Academy pass rusher Brooks Bahr

Group of New Trier lacrosse players reportedly beat teammate and record incident

Local cantor preparing community concert on April 7 to support home country of Ukraine

Lawsuit claims Wilmette D39 Board's Schneider Fabes interfered with Chicago Teachers Union election on behalf of Mayor Lori Lightfoot

McKenzie Variety Show follows the rainbow back to the stage after two years

Skokie Lagoons trash becomes work of art thanks to Winnetka junior high students

New faces and new places for New Trier soccer, which is off to a 2-0-1 start

Home Ice to relocate and reimagine with new location on Green Bay Road

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Brenden Stressler, New Trier baseball

New Trier's special-education transition students get new 'home base' in downtown Glencoe

Thrill Of The Chase: Loyola baseball off to fast start with three straight comeback wins

Wilmette groups give selves to chilly lake while helping raise $45,000 for Special Olympics Illinois

Gates Gym mystery solved: Cleveland architect is uncovered as building's mastermind

First ghost bar makes appearance in Wilmette, while the second is getting closer

Downtown Wilmette shop Share to move to online only

Wilmette zoning board grills park district on West Park sports expansion

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Jack Gustafson, Loyola Gold hockey

Winnetka District 36 looks to community for guidance on possible $59-million referendum in November

Trevians run into unbeaten Romans in state championship

New Trier entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life leading up to Pitch Night

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Butler Chessen, New Trier hockey