• Glenview resident Theresa Weber Corasis’ pet cockatiel, Billy Boy, starred in Corasis’ new holiday book, “Candy Cane the Christmas Cockatiel,” the story of a bird who flies to the North Pole to be one of Santa Claus’ elves. (Photos submitted)

    Holiday book, decorations highlight winter for Corasis

    November 23, 2015 By Riley Simpson, Editor Life & Arts
    Glenview resident Theresa Weber Corasis is all about the decorations. They're the setting for her 64-page book, entitled “Candy Cane the Christmas Cockatiel,” which stars her pet bird, Billy Boy (renamed as Candy Cane), who flies to the North Pole to become one of Santa’s little helpers.
  • Johnny’s Kitchen and Tap’s Go West Turkey Burger, served with Havarti cheese, avocado and tomato, as well as your choice of soup or a salad, costs $9.95 during lunch. (Chris Pullam/22nd Century Media)

    Quick Bites: Trotting out for turkey on the North Shore

    November 23, 2015 By Staff report Life & Arts, Dining Out
    It’s that time of the year when calories don’t count. So work up an appetite and loosen your belt — it’s Thanksgiving.
  • Glenview resident Connie Branstrom poses with her gavel, issued to the president of the Glenview Lions Club, on Friday, Nov. 20, at Glenbrook Hospital. Riley Simpson/22nd Century Media

    Pride of the Lions: Branstrom the Glenview Lions Club’s first female president

    November 23, 2015 By Riley Simpson, Editor News
    Presidents of Lions Club chapters are presented with gavels. Connie Branstrom, the first woman president in the Glenview chapter’s 66-year history, keeps her judiciary mallet on her armoire in her in living room. Every day, she looks at it as she pours her morning coffee.
  • Loyola Academy’s Olivia Andrew competes in the 200 freestyle on Saturday, Nov. 21, at the IHSA swimming and diving championships at New Trier. (Photos by Carlos Alvarez/22nd Century Media)

    Girls Swimming: Ramblers come up short in state repeat bid

    November 23, 2015 By David Jaffe, Staff Writer Sports, High School
    Two years ago, Loyola Academy’s Ella Tierney finished 36th in the 200-yard freestyle at the IHSA state meet. So she was pretty amazed with her progress in the 200 on Saturday, Nov. 21, when she tied for third at state at New Trier in one minute, 50.14 seconds.
  • Loyola Academy defenders Bobby Desherow (5) and Graham Repp (54) look on as linebacker Anthony Romano tackles a Palatine receiver Courtland Cornelius and forces a fumble in the Ramblers’ 24-22 win over the Pirates on Saturday, Nov. 21. (Photos from Varsity Views)

    Football: Loyola survives close shave, moves to state finals

    November 22, 2015 By Neil Milbert, Staff Writer Sports, High School
    For the Loyola Academy football players, coaches and loyal fans, the Class 8A semifinal game at Palatine was too cold for comfort and too close for comfort.


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