• Mayor Nancy Rotering and city council members Anthony Blumberg and Alyssa Knobel applaud the Giants varsity football team for their undefeated record at the City Council meeting on Monday, Oct. 27. Nicki Koetting/22nd Century Media

    Giants football team recognized at city council meeting

    October 31, 2014 By Nicki Koetting, Assistant Editor News, City, Sports

    The Giants varsity football team was honored at the Highland Park City Council meeting on Monday, Oct. 27.

  • Casey Frommer sends a ball back over the net during the first round of the IHSA State Tournament on Thursday, Oct. 23. Photos by Jamie Bradley/22nd Century Media

    Doubles teams make deep runs at state

    October 30, 2014 By Jamie Bradley, Editor Sports

    Two Highland Park doubles teams made the trip to the state tournament on Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 23-25, both making deep runs into the three-day State Championship tourney.

  • Fischer competes on MaterChef Season 1.

    From sales to the culinary arts

    October 30, 2014 By Nicki Koetting, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    Scott Fischer loves the combination of sweet and savory flavors.

  • Sophia, 6, (left) and Lilya Elkin work on their creepy cupcake creation at the West Ridge Center on Friday, Oct. 24. photos by Dave Kraus/22nd Century Media

    HP moms, kids decorate ghoulish sweets

    October 30, 2014 By Hilary Anderson, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    Jayne Mangione’s hands were red and sticky and so were her daughter’s, Jillian, 7, but they did not care.

  • HP fourth-graders (left to right) Lauren Raposo, Lindsay Addess, Taylor Keno and Katie Suk show off their costumes.

    Highland Parkers catch the Halloween spirit

    October 30, 2014 By Hilary Anderson, Staff Writer News

    The sky grew dark around Highland Park’s Deer Creek Courts and as it did, weird-looking creatures made appearances there on Saturday, Oct.

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