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    Part of the family

    August 20, 2014 By Jamie Bradley, Editor News

    Many would argue that the job of a school principal, at its core, is all about communication — communication with students, communication with staff and communication with parents.

  • Highland Park graduate Noah Bloch is pictured playing for the Giants during his high school career. Photo Submitted

    Bloch ‘just there to prove’ himself

    August 21, 2014 By Jamie Bradley, Editor Sports

    A captain on both his club and Highland Park High School soccer team during his high school career, Highland Park native Noah Bloch is used to being a leader.

  • The Arepas Doña Ynes is a white corn and cheese cake topped with marinated shredded pork, avocado, cured onions, cotija cheese and chimichurri sauce. Photos by Alex Mayster/22nd Century Media

    Longitud315 leads foodies to fusion experience

    August 14, 2014 By Matt Yan, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Chef Tony Castillo was born to cook. 

  • Highland Park graduate Jason Goldsmith (55) is pictured during his high school football career at Highland Park High School.

    HP linebacker Goldsmith excited for Illini future

    August 15, 2014 By Jamie Bradley, Editor Sports, High School

    Highland Park native and 2014 Highland Park High School graduate Jason Goldsmith knows all about taking a big hit and having the determination to get back up.

  • Anna Stump, 6, uses puffy paint to paint a picture of an ice cream cone before the ice cream crafting process began. Photos by Nicki Koetting/22nd Century Media

    Youngsters mix up their own cold treats at “We All Scream for Ice Cream”

    August 15, 2014 By Nicki Koetting, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    Eating ice cream may be one of the most delicious and quintessential parts about summer.