• Actors Christopher Johnson (left) and Ariana Cappuccitti, pose as their respective characters in “On the Town,” Gabey and Ivy. (Photos submitted by Sue Vani)

    Highland Park Players debut production of ‘On the Town’

    October 13, 2018 By Erin Yarnall, Editor Life & Arts, The Arts

    “On the Town” is a difficult musical to perform, according to the cast of the Highland Park Players production of it — but the community theater group is up for the challenge.

  • Nina Martinez, 4, of Highwood, smiles as she carves her pumpkin at Celebrate Highwood’s Pumpkin Fest, Friday, Oct. 5. (Photos by Claire Esker/22nd Century Media)

    Greater community lights jack-o’-lanterns and hearts at Pumpkin Fest

    October 8, 2018 By Matt Huppert, Freelance Reporter News, Community

    Through days of drizzling rain and grey clouds, Highwood lit up the night sky with tens of thousands of jack-o’-lanterns at the ninth annual Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival, the grandest

  • Highland Park senior Kevin Kaufman recovers a fumble from his own team and runs for a 17-yard gain Friday, Oct. 5, in Deerfield. Photos by Neil Ament/22nd Century Media

    Football: Giants fumble through rivalry against Deerfield

    October 6, 2018 By Brittany Kapa, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    There were two hurdles the Giants couldn’t overcome against Deerfield: discipline and execution. When Highland Park is disciplined on the football field, it has done some great things. When it’s not the story can quickly shift, and that’s exactly what happened in the team’s Friday. Oct. 5 loss in Deerfield.
  • Highland Park’s Ella Weil lines up her return in a two-set sweep of Deerfield Thursday, Oct. 4, in Highland Park. Photos Submitted

    Girls Volleyball: Sweep over Deerfield gets HP closer to season goal

    October 5, 2018 By Kristen Keller, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    Highland Park came into the season with the goal of making a name for themselves. Now, it's in the running for the conference championship.
  • Madelyn Waserman, 8, of Highland Park, points to her favorite works among the whimsical paintings of Green Bay, Wis. artist Melvin McGee at Highwood’s Starving Artists Show, Saturday, Sept. 29. (Photos by Claire Esker/22nd Century Media)

    Highwood festival allows artists last opportunity to sell work

    October 4, 2018 By Daniel I. Dorfman, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

    Highland Park jewelry maker Lynn Tatar stated a simple goal on why she was selling her bracelets and necklaces in her in initial appearance at the Highwood Starving Artists Show.