• Highland Park's Maddie Szackamer readies for her beam routine on her team's senior night Thursday, Jan. 17, in Highland Park. (Photos by Gary Larsen/22nd Century Media)

    Girls Gymnastics: Giants have 'best night in a long time'

    January 18, 2019 By Gary Larsen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    The smiles that Highland Park’s gymnasts flashed before its senior night meet against Deerfield returned in a big way after the meet was over.

  • Dr. Leslie Mendoza Temple (left to right), actor Michael Shannon, Chris Connolly, the singer of Sons of the Silent Age and drummer Matt Walker smile at the Metro in Chicago. (Photos submitted)

    Sons of Silent Age concert raises funds for Kellogg Cancer Center

    January 17, 2019 By Erin Yarnall, Editor Life & Arts, Living

    When patients are initially diagnosed with cancer, their first thoughts are typically centering around their treatment.

  • Sherwood Elementary School teacher, Missy Goldsmith, reads "Ruthie and the (not so) Teeny Tiny Lie" to families. (Photos by Nicole Carrow/22nd Century Media)

    Kids break from electronics at library lit fest

    January 15, 2019 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter News, Community

    Falling snow did not keep youngsters and their families away from the annual iRead Kick-Off at the Highland Park Public 

  • Actor and Highland Park native Jeff Perry gives a speech at the HP150 Exhibition unveiling, Wednesday, Jan. 9 at the First Bank of Highland Park. (Photos by Erin Yarnall/22nd Century Media)

    HP150 Exhibition kicks off 150-year celebration

    January 15, 2019 By Erin Yarnall, Editor News, Community

    Highland Park has a lot of history to celebrate this year — 150 years of it, to be specific.

  • Chris Lambert. Photo courtesy of the Illinois State Police Department.

    State trooper from Highland Park fatally struck on I-294 near Northbrook

    January 13, 2019 By Staff Report News, Breaking, Police-Fire
    An Illinois state trooper was fatally struck by a vehicle at approximately 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, while investigating a traffic crash on I-294 in Northbrook, according to a statement from Illinois State Police.