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Former North Shore educator sentenced to 35 years in prison after pleading guilty to rape, child porn charges

April 17, 2019 by Eric DeGrechie, Managing Editor News, Breaking, School

Mathew Laird, a former Loyola Academy teacher and Glenview resident, pleaded guilty Wednesday, April 17, to aggravated criminal sexual assault, criminal sexual assault and child pornography charges and received a 35-year prison sentence,...

Former North Shore educator sentenced to 35 years in prison after pleading guilty to rape, child porn charges

April 17, 2019 by Eric DeGrechie, Managing Editor News, Breaking, School

Mathew Laird, a former Loyola Academy teacher and Glenview resident, pleaded guilty Wednesday, April 17, to aggravated criminal sexual assault, criminal sexual assault and child pornography charges and received a 35-year prison sentence,...

Loyola students skate for Danny Did Foundation

April 11, 2019 by Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter News, Community, School

After the sudden death of his 4-year-old son on Dec. 12, 2009, because of a sudden epileptic seizure, Mike Stanton wrote at the conclusion of his obituary: “Please go out and enjoy your life. Danny did.”

Maureen O’...

Diplomacy, collaboration win at Glenbrook South Model United Nations conference

April 10, 2019 by Jacqueline Zeisloft, Freelance Reporter News, Community, School

When the discouraging realities of global politics seem too much to handle, local communities can look to the next generation of American diplomats and politicians for a whopping dose of optimism.

Hundreds of high school students from...

Wescott, Willowbrook scrap straws at lunch

by Submitted Content News, School

After a meeting with the food provider at their schools, Wescott and Willowbrook students are getting rid of plastic straws in the lunchroom. 

Quest Food Management, with manager Maggie Kilbride, hosted a student-run...

District 31 board president Spector bids farewell; new members sworn in

by Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, School

His voice choked with emotion, Robert Spector bade farewell to his fellow members on the West Northfield School District 31 Board of Education on Tuesday, April 16, after having spent 12 years on the board and the last four as its...

All-conference artists: Glenview students show off artistic talents in 2019 CSL Art Exhibition

by Haley M. Hwang, Freelance Reporter News, Community, School

An appreciation for the artistic endeavors of local students was on full display as more than 300 locals packed Highland Park’s Art Center Thursday, April 11, for the opening of the 2019 Central Suburban League Art Exhibition. 

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