• Charlie Brown (left), played by Fox Duelli, talks to Linus, played by Hayden Shortsle, about not understanding the meaning of Christmas during PASTA’S performance of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” on Sunday, Dec. 3, at Gorton Community Center. PHOTO BY DALE JESSEN

    ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ performance lifts audiences spirits

    December 5, 2017 By Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Charlie Brown will never grow old. Stories about him and his friends are timeless.
  • Siunik offers in-house made tabuleh ($3/small), which combines finely chopped tomato, onion, parsley and buckwheat with olive oil and seasoned with spices.

    Quality dishes keep customers coming back to Siunik Armenian Grill

    December 5, 2017 By Megan Bernard, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Every day, when the owner of Siunik Armenian Grill opens the doors to his business, it’s the best part of his day.
  • 10 Questions with Meredith Delaney, Scouts dance team

    December 5, 2017 By Staff Report Sports, Athlete of the Week

    Meredith Delaney is a senior at Lake Forest High School and is a member of the school’s dance team.

  • Lake Bluff Elementary School student Thomas Haas, 6, visits with Santa at It’s A Wonderful Life on Saturday, Dec. 2, on the Village Green of Lake Bluff. Scott Margolin/22nd Century Media

    Lake Bluff brings holiday cheer to town

    December 5, 2017 By Daniel I. Dorfman, Freelance Reporter News, Village
    From horse-drawn carriages to musical performances to the presence of a Santa Claus, there was plenty of excitement at this year’s holiday celebration in Lake Bluff on Saturday, Dec. 2. However, what drew a long line were Dancer and Holly, two reindeer who didn’t mind being a center of attention.
  • Ben Gibson (left) puts the ball in for a layup during the third quarter of the team’s Thursday, Nov. 30 game against Saint Viator at home. Photos by Brittany Kapa/22nd Century Media

    Boys Basketball: Good defense secures Scouts win against Saint Viator

    December 1, 2017 By Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    A week after Thanksgiving, the Scouts boys basketball team showed appreciation for their teachers at the Teacher Appreciation game as the team hosted Saint Viator.