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Glencoe’s Hometown Newspaper GlencoeAnchordaily.com • November 14, 2019 • Vol. 5 No. 11 • $1 A

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Publication

weighing in

Residents share

opinions on possible

renovation of Watts Ice

Center, Page 3

Glencoe Youth Services welcomes children, families in to

help pack donated lunches for the homeless, Page 4

accidental

alarm

New Trier goes in

lockdown, Page 6

looking

ahead

2020 school calendar

gets OK’d for Glencoe

District 35, Page 10

Glencoe Youth

Services Executive

Director William

Barnard loads

lunches on Saturday

morning, Nov. 9,

after the Lunches of

Hope event. Gerri

Fernandez/22nd

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Police Reports.......................6

Pet of the Week........................8

Editorial......................................15

Puzzles18

Faith ............................................20

Dining Out21

Home of the Week22

Athlete of the Week25

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THURSDAY

Meatless Mondays

6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 14,

Takiff Center, 999 Green

Bay Road, Glencoe. Evey

Schweig, certified health

coach, will show you what

makes a healthy vegetarian

meal and how to make

nutritious recipes. Evey

will introduce the concept

of Meatless Mondays, discuss

what should be in a

balanced meal, and prepare

delectable vegetarian

dishes your family will

love. RSVP before Nov.

12 to contact@glencoecommunitygarden.com.

K9 Reading Buddies

4:15 p.m. Nov. 14,

Glencoe Library, 320

Park Ave. Share some of

your favorite books with

a four-legged furry friend!

Practice your reading

skills by signing up for

a 15-minute slot to read

to a trained therapy dog.

Registration required. To

register, visit the library

or call (847) 835-5056.

FRIDAY

Tots-N-Tunes

10-10:45 a.m. Nov.

15, Glencoe Library, 320

Park Ave. Rock out with

Jim and Jayne of ScribbleMonster,

a dynamic

duo whose fun lyrics and

unique “kindie rock”

sound will have you up

and moving in no time.

SATURDAY

Family Story Time

10:30 a.m. Nov. 16,

Glencoe Library, 320 Park

Ave. All ages are welcome

to attend, however,

stories and songs will be

aimed at a preschool-aged

audience.

TUESDAY

Faith in Glencoe

7:30-8:30 p.m. Nov.

19, Glencoe Library, 320

Park Ave. Over the subsequent

150 years, Glencoe

has become a religiously

diverse community with

many active churches and

synagogues. This final

sesquicentennial program

presents a lively look at

the role that these groups

and their faith have

played in the development

of the town as we know it

today. Cosponsored with

the Glencoe Historical

Society.

UPCOMING

Lightscape

Nov. 22-Jan. 5, Chicago

Botanic Garden, 1000

Lake Cook Road, Glencoe.

Direct from London,

Lightscape is making its

U.S. debut at the garden.

Along a mile-long path,

the night comes alive

with color, imagination,

and sound, from a playful

choir of singing trees to

a spectacular waterfall of

light. At times, you’ll find

yourself in the center of

it all — stepping inside a

cathedral of golden light,

walking down an avenue

of luminous linden trees,

moving through colorful

ribbons of light. Visit

chicagobotanic.org/lightscape.

Snoopy Thanksgiving

10-11:30 a.m. Nov. 23,

Takiff Center, 999 Green

Bay Road, Glencoe.

Watch the Thanksgiving

special on the big screen,

enjoy a re-creation of

Snoopy’s most unusual

Thanksgiving meal - popcorn,

toast, pretzels, and

jelly beans - along with

hands on crafts, and other

fun family activities.

Child must be accompanied

by a parent or guardian.

Light the Lights

4-7 p.m. Nov. 29,

Downtown Glencoe. Save

the Date for the Village’s

annual tree lighting ceremony

and evening of festivities

to welcome in the

start of the holiday season

in downtown Glencoe.

Enjoy shopping specials,

trackless train rides, a

visit from Santa and his

reindeer as well as a Beer

and Wine Stroll. More details,

including pre-sale

information for the Beer

and Wine Stroll, will be

posted online at www.

glencoe150.org as they

become available.

Small Business Saturday

Nov. 30, Downtown

Glencoe. Save your holiday

shopping this year for

Small Business Saturday.

Your favor tie local merchants

will offer special

throughout the day. Learn

more at www.glencoechamber.org.

Joyful Gingerbread

9:30-11 a.m. or 1-2:30

p.m. Dec. 1, 8 and 14,

Chicago Botanic Garden,

1000 Lake Cook Road,

Glencoe. Participants will

make, bake, and decorate

their own cookie to enjoy,

as well as explore all the

different plants and plant

parts need to make this traditional

winter sweet treat.

This program engages the

adult and child together.

Human-Dog Co-Evolution

7-8 p.m. Dec. 9, Glencoe

Library, 320 Park

Ave. Jennifer Bishop-

Jenkins will present a

90-minute program on the

science behind our relationship

with dogs, what

was revealed about dogs

when their genome was

mapped, how dog breeds

emerged, and how we can

use the newest scientific

findings to better communicate

with them.

ONGOING

Monthly Senior Discussion

Groups

1-2:30 p.m. third Thursday

of each month, Hammond

Room, Glencoe

Public Library. Starting in

September, facilitated by

Joan Merlo, LCSW, Family

Service of Glencoe

therapist, FSG’s monthly

senior discussion groups

meet the third Thursday of

each month. Each meeting

addresses various topics

such as mindfulness,

being a role model and

healthy ways to handle

challenges of aging. Occasionally

the group welcomes

a guest speaker. All

meetings are held in the

Hammond Room at the

Glencoe Public Library

(Please Note: the Sept. 19,

2019 meeting will be held

in Council Chamber, Village

Hall, due to construction

at the library). For

questions please contact

Joan – (847) 835-5111 or

joan@familyserviceofglencoe.org.

Sesquicentennial Planning

Committee

Every other Tuesday,

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Glencoe Village Hall, 675

Village Court. The Sesquicentennial

Planning

Committee meets in the

First Floor Conference

Room. For the schedule

and agenda, visit www.

villageofglencoe.org.

North Shore Chess Club

7-9 p.m. Thursdays,

Starbucks, 347 Park

Ave., Glencoe. The North

Shore Chess Club meets

with players at all levels

of chess skill, beginner,

intermediate, advanced.

Very friendly, casual atmosphere.

No fees. Open

to teens and adults. Bring

your chess set if you have

one. For more information,

email guntherrice@

gmail.com.

Sit N’ Sip

6:30 p.m. last Thursday

of every month, Guildhall,

694 Vernon Ave. All are

welcome to this event to

get out and socialize with

other Glencoe residents.

Device Advice

6-7 p.m. the first Tuesday

of every month, Glencoe

Public Library, 320

Park Ave., Glencoe. Have

questions regarding any

of your new or old devices?

Bring these questions

to the library at the start of

each month for help with

your technology. These

are agenda-free dropin

sessions. If possible,

email questions to the library

ahead of time.


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Glencoe residents hope to preserve

‘experience’ of ice-skating at Watts Center

Taylor Hartz

Freelance Reporter

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Colder ice, better lighting

and a more rustic interior

were just a few of the

ideas residents suggested

during a community meeting

on the future of the

Watts Center.

The Glencoe Park District

hosted the meeting

on Nov. 5 to give residents

a chance to share

their thoughts on how

they think the Watts Center

could be improved and

what elements they would

want preserved as the center

approaches a deadline

for required upgrades.

More than three dozen

residents came out to voice

their concerns and ideas

for how Watts could be updated

to benefit the community,

and to share why

they think the ice rinks are

such an important part of

life in Glencoe.

According to park district,

the projected lifespan

of a facility upgrade

is about 20 years, and it

has been just about 20

years since the Watts Center

received it’s last major

upgrade — a $3.1 million

renovation and modernization

in 2000 and 2001.

As the two-decade mark

approaches, the Watts

Center ice rink is “nearing

the end of its useful life”

and is in need of upgrades

to ensure its future accessibility

in the community,

district officials said.

To help fund the necessary

upgrades, the district

is planning to apply for a

$2.5 million funding opportunity

through a Park

and Recreation Facility

Construction Grant that

will be available for renovations

and updates in

2020 through the IDNR.

This grant has only been

available twice in the state

in the past decade, and will

be highly competitive, said

Lisa Sheppard, executive

director of the Glencoe

Park District. Applications

are due in January and

the district plans to apply

for the funding, but first,

they wanted to hear from

the residents who use the

center.

Throughout the meeting,

district officials asked

residents a series of questions

to learn more about

how to approach Watts

Center upgrades. First,

they asked “What makes

Watts special to you and

your family?”

Passing around a microphone,

many residents

expressed that Watts offers

a unique, fun experience

that other communities

don’t have, that they want

to make sure they preserve

in Glencoe.

“This is a unique facility

that sets us apart from other

communities,” resident

Steven Kohn said. “It’s a

real asset to our community.”

Another resident agreed,

saying the Watts Center is

a major reason he still calls

Glencoe home.

For Britt Wright, the

Watts Center is a place that

meant a great deal to her in

her own childhood that she

wants to be a part of her

children’s lives.

“I grew up in Glencoe

and now I’m raising my

three young kids here in

Glencoe,” Wright said.

“Some of my best childhood

memories were going

skating at Watts, going after

school with my friends

and getting hot chocolate,

going to skate on Fridays

with my family; just having

a place that was safe

and something fun to do

and I really want my kids

to have those same memories.”

Next, the district asked

residents if they thought it

was important to preserve

the current “experience”

of the ice rink, including

skating under the stars and

in snowfall. When asked to

provide a show of hands,

every hand in the room

shot in the air in support of

preserving the experience.

The question that garnered

the most input from

the crowd was: “If you

could only make one improvement

to Watts, what

would it be?”

For Leah Lyle, the answer

was making the interior

of the center have a

more rustic, cozy feel to it.

“I think it would be cool

if the whole place had

more of a ski chalet feel,

with more fireplaces rather

than fluorescent lighting,”

she said.

Other residents agreed,

proposing ideas for more

comfortable seating and

maybe a bar for parents to

hangout in while their children

skate.

For others, logistically

improving the ice was a

major concern.

One resident said that

without a doubt he would

improve the coolers on the

ice, and add some shade

above the sunniest spots

on the rink to make sure

that the ice stays as frozen

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Kids help Chicago’s homeless at inaugural Lunches of Hope

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Christine Adams

Freelance Reporter

Dozens of Chicagoans

facing homelessness

found themselves with

one less meal to worry

about, thanks to the actions

of some Glencoe

students.

Glencoe Youth Services,

a drop-in center with

recreational and educational

opportunities, held

its first Lunches of Hope

event the morning of Saturday,

Nov. 9, in which

about 20 kids and some

parents packed more than

50 lunches that were delivered

later that morning

to housing- and food-insecure

individuals.

“We discuss ways to

help others,” said Halle

Lyle, 11, GYS Youth

Board president.

With the help of GYS

Executive Director William

Barnard and Assistant

Director Pamela

Tousis, the kids decided

that making lunches that

could be directly given

to people in need would

be a beneficial service

project.

The children decorated

the bags to support the

recipients, coloring rainbows

and adding sayings

like “you’re amazing”

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Volunteers assemble sandwiches at Glencoe Youth

Services.

efficient, Barnard found

himself running to The

Grand within the first 15

minutes just to get more

bread.

“Our goal is to pack 50

lunches each month for

the next year, totaling 600

lunches,” Barnard said.

“This is something we

want to open up to the

community to be a part

of. Let’s all gather to do a

great thing for people,” he

added.

The inspiration for the

Lunches of Hope initiative

falls under GYS’s

youth mental health campaign,

#FightYourFears.

“There’s a stigma for

everyone to feel like everything

is supposed to

be easy and achievable,

but that’s not how life really

is,” said Tousis, who

is also studying social

work.

Adolescents have a hard

time talking about their

mental health because issues

like anxiety are not

always apparent on the

surface, and so GYS is

working to break down

that stigma and help students

recognize the importance

of maintaining

their own mental health,

as well as realize that

others may be struggling

too.

With that mindset, the

group chose a project that

could serve another community

in need.

“What better way to

encourage yourself than

helping others with a

genuine spirit,” Barnard

said.

And while the community

certainly rallied

to support the homeless,

attendees seemed just as

eager to support GYS,

too.

“I’m here because Pam

[Tousis] is here,” said Lilly

Eppley, 11, who is also

the idea manager for the

youth board.

Even parents couldn’t

resist the opportunity to

give back to GYS.

“We just moved here

to Glencoe, and our son

loves this place,” Erika

Siu said.

“What they’re doing is

really good. They’re enhancing

community life

and teaching service,” she

added.

This Saturday project

was just one of many, and

Genevieve Erb-Suciu, 10, of Glencoe, writes positive and encouraging messages on

lunch bags on Saturday, Nov. 9, at Lunches of Hope. Photos by Gerri Fernandez/22nd

Century Media

Glencoe parents and Glencoe Youth Services pose for a group picture after packing

lunches for the homeless.

the spirit behind them is

as inviting as ever.

“It’s an open community,

and anybody can

come,” said Alexandra

Massey, 11, vice president

of the youth board.

She highlighted a bake

sale coming up on Nov.

21 as the next big charity

event to look forward to,

with more to come.


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police reports

Alleged Glencoe burglar nabbed on arrest warrant after returning to U.S.

Adrianne O. Leech, 24,

of Chicago, was arrested

for criminal trespass to

property, residential burglary

and credit card fraud

after she committed the offenses

between June 12-22

in the 600 block of Vernon

Avenue, and then fled the

country.

Police obtained an arrest

warrant and she was

flagged trying to enter the

U.S. at the Florida airport

and was held there. Police

flew to Florida and transported

her back to Glencoe

for processing at 1:04 p.m.

Oct. 29.

In other police news:

Nov. 5

• An unknown offender removed

a wallet from a vehicle

and several charges

incurred on the victim’s

credit cards at 9:25 a.m. in

the 2000 block of Frontage

Road. The victim was refunded.

• An unknown offender

contacted a victim via

phone and email on multiple

occasions accusing

the victim of flirtatious behavior.

Nov. 1

• Alan J. Sanchez, 23, of

Chicago Ridge, was arrested

for expired registration,

no insurance and

suspended license at 11:44

p.m. at the intersection of

Dundee Road and Skokie

Ridge Drive. His court

date is Nov. 26.

Oct. 31

• A victim searched for a

phone number for Delta

Airlines on Google and

called the first number on

the list. The person who

answered deceived them

into believing they called

Delta and convinced them

to pay for the ticket with

eBay and Delta cash cards.

The call lasted for two

hours until the victim became

suspicious and hung

up.

Oct. 30

• Unknown offender(s)

charged $12 on victim’s

Citi Bank credit card to

Microsoft. The charge was

reversed and a new account

was issued. The victim

was charged another

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$12 to the new card, which

was refunded, and a new

card was issued.

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Glencoe

Anchor’s Police Reports

are compiled from official

reports found on file at the

Glencoe Police Department

headquarters in Glencoe. Individuals

named in these reports

are considered innocent

of all charges until proven

guilty in a court of law.

Eric Brandfonbrener, of Glencoe, takes a morning break on Oct. 22 to give blood in

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Local humanitarian honored

at Red Cross blood drive

Submitted Content

On Oct. 22, Red Cross

board member and philanthropist

R. Scott Falk,

of Winnetka, was honored

at a blood drive

hosted at the Kenilworth

Club Assembly Hall in

Kenilworth.

Scott’s wife Kimberly

and family friend Marley

Crane organized the blood

drive in memory of him,

who was a guiding force

as a member of the Chicago

and Northern Illinois

Red Cross board of directors

and never hesitated to

roll up his sleeve to donate

blood.

No threat found after false,

‘stressful’ lockdown at New Trier

Megan Bernard, Editor

The Winnetka Police

Department responded to

New Trier High School’s

Winnetka campus at 2 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 8, for a report

of a lockdown.

The lockdown was activated

in error, according to

a tweet posted at 2:25 p.m.

from the Winnetka Police

Department’s Twitter account.

In the tweet, the police

said: “The Winnetka Campus

was in lockdown. It was

activated in error. More details

to follow. All students

are safe. Police have verified

the campus is safe.”

When reached for comment,

New Trier’s communications

department was

unable to provide immediate

information; however,

Superintendent Paul Sally

sent an email to parents following

the incident.

In the email message,

Sally confirmed it was an

error that lasted for approximately

15 minutes.

“Our students and staff

responded extraordinarily

well to the lockdown announcement,”

Sally says

in the email. “They went to

safe spaces and remained

quiet while we worked as

quickly as possible to determine

that the campus

was safe. We made an announcement

at the end of

the lockdown and released

students to their next period

class after it was over.”

Sally acknowledged

the lockdown was “a very

stressful experience for our

students, staff and parents,”

and thanked the police for

responding.

New Trier officials will

also be reviewing lockdown

procedures to prevent

this error going forward.

“We will be discussing

this experience with students

and staff to ensure

they are feeling OK and

to learn how to improve

in the future,” Sally added

in the email. “Our social

work staff, psychologists,

and adviser chairs gathered

in common areas to

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help students who were

struggling following this

incident and will be available

for students next

week. Thank you for your

patience and partnership.”

The high school’s annual

LitFest was taking

place Nov. 8 during the

lockdown. Several of the

presenters publicly tweeted

regarding the lockdown.

“I’m at New Trier High

School for their LitFest day

and we are in a lockdown.

Going on 15 minutes now,

no info. Kids are amazing

and brave,” author Rebecca

Makkai said.

Another LitFest guest,

Adam Morgan, the founding

editor of Chicago Review

of Books, confirmed

the lockdown was the result

of a staff member accidentally

activating the

lockdown alert.

“I’m at New Trier High

School and the lockdown is

over, the campus is ‘safe,’

but we’ve been told to stay

in our rooms,” Morgan

said. “These kids are braver

than me.”


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Buzzy Altman

The Altman family,

of Glencoe

He is a 1-year-old Shih

Tzu and the baby of

the family now that his

“siblings” have left for

college and beyond. He

likes cuddles and playing

with his stuffed dog

Austin. His best friend is Gus, a Bernadoodle who

lives in Wilmette. They enjoy playing together at dog

parks and chewing on each other’s ears. They’ve

been friends since they were puppies! He also has

his own Instagram account, @buzzysworld.

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or 60 Revere Drive, Suite 888, Northbrook, IL

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Community offers

resources to help

immigrant residents

With almost half of its

residents being of Latino

descent, Highwood is one

of the highest-concentrated

areas of immigrants in

Lake County. But being a

destination for immigrants

comes with the responsibility

of providing resources

and services for those communities.

The League of Women

Voters of Highland Park

and Highwood hosted an

immigration panel Nov. 5

at the Highwood Public Library

to discuss and answer

questions regarding those

services. The panel was

moderated by Highland

Park High School guidance

counselor and Moraine

Township Trustee Pablo

Alvarez.

“We all know that families

are being impacted

profoundly,” Alvarez said.

“We serve many of these

families here in Highland

Park and Highwood. You

know, their children attend

our schools, our libraries,

our programs and community

services. Families worship

beside us in church.”

Alvarez noted there is

a network of support for

immigrants through collaborations

with Moraine

Township, Family Focus,

Family Services of Lake

County, local school districts,

North Suburban Legal

Aid and the Highwood

Public Library.

Speakers included Susan

Schulman of the North

Suburban Legal Aid, Lupe

Sommerville of Moraine

Township, Ana Soto of

Family Focus and Liz

Chavez of Family Services.

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mission of the North Suburban

Legal Aid is to provide

pro bono legal services

in the areas of immigration

and domestic abuse.

“I think we’re getting

really close to 800 cases,”

Schulman said. “It’s been

insane this year, but in a

really good way. In immigration

last year, we had

286 cases. In 2019, we’re

at 352.”

There’s a tremendous

need for immigration and

domestic abuse justice,

with one in three women

who will reportedly experience

domestic abuse.

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com.

THE GLENVIEW LANTERN

Trustees back ordinance to

ban recreational marijuana

businesses; final vote set

for Nov. 21

Glenview is now one

step away from banning

recreational cannabis businesses

from operating

within village limits following

a 4-2 vote at the

Glenview Village Board

meeting on Tuesday, Nov.

5.

The Village was put on

the clock to determine how

to approach the issue after

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker

signed the Cannabis

Regulation and Taxation

Act into law on June 25.

The law makes Illinois

the 11th state to legalize

recreational marijuana and

kickstarted the Glenview

Village Board’s exploration

of what that means for

the village.

The statewide legislation

legalizes the sale,

possession and use of cannabis

for recreational purposes

by adults over age

21 starting Jan. 1, 2020.

However, the law allows

municipalities to regulate

commercial cannabis facilities

— including cultivation

centers, dispensaries,

infusers, processors and

craft growers — intending

to serve recreational customers.

During a previous meeting

on Sept. 3, the Village

Board discussed the

pros and cons of allowing

recreational cannabis

businesses in the village.

Ultimately, only Hinkmap

advocated for allowing

them, so Village President

Jim Patterson recommended

prohibition.

The Glenview Plan

Commission then hosted a

public hearing on the issue,

using the Village Board’s

comments as a roadmap

to draft text amendments

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NSCDS brings back Work Day tradition in honor of centennial

3

Submitted by NSCDS

Dig Day, later known as Work

Day, was one of North Shore

Country Day’s earliest traditions,

beginning in the 1920s and continuing

into the late 1990s.

Last week, it made a comeback

in the form of a special Centennial

Morning Ex on Nov. 6.

After a brief presentation by

School Archivist Siera Erazo and

Director of the Live+Serve Laboratory

Drea Gallaga, students

joined their buddies outside to

symbolically participate in tree

plantings around campus.

Each buddy group was assigned

to one of seven trees,

which were already in place, and

buddy pairs used trowels, shovels

and other tools to fill the holes

with dirt.

Gallaga, who also teaches Upper

School English and social

studies, talked about how service

has changes through the life of

the school.

“What does service mean now

and how do we care for our campus?

Because that’s really what

Dig Day was — a way of caring

for our physical spaces,” he said.

Since the school’s conception,

North Shore Country Day has

emphasized the importance of

service. The first Dig Day on record

was on April 20, 1922.

According to the 1922 yearbook,

students were all assigned

different tasks, ranging from sorting

and cataloguing library books

and cleaning out cupboards to

painting flag poles, raking leaves,

planting grass and even building

a rabbit hutch.

The following school year,

the students adopted “Live and

Serve” as the school’s motto.

Community life and “the desire

of the child to be of use to other

members of his group and to his

group as a whole,” was of critical

importance to Founding Headmaster

Perry Dunlap Smith and

integral to the progressive education

theory of the time.

Lynn Williams ’25 reflected on

Dig Day at Smith’s memorial service

in 1967.

“One spring day, he led us out

with shovels and rakes for the

first Dig Day,” Williams recalled.

“He must have thought it was

good for our characters and good

for our souls, but mostly it was

one more thing which needed to

be done, to clean up and to plant

some new trees.”

After the symbolic tree planting

Nov. 6, students shared a snack

together — also a throwback to

the early Dig Day tradition.

RIGHT: An archive photo from

North Shore Country Day

School’s Work Day in 1961.

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Todd Marver

Freelance Reporter

This school year is only

a few months old, but the

Glencoe School District 35

Board is already looking

ahead to next school year

with the approval of the

2020-2021 calendar at its

Thursday, Nov. 7 meeting.

The first day of school

for first through eighth

grades will be Aug. 27,

while the first day for kindergarten

will be Aug. 31.

“We have commitment

across the township to start

the same week,” Superintendent

Catherine Wang

said. “You may see slight

variation on the days.”

The last day of school

is slated for June 8. Winter

break will take place

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Winter and spring breaks

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township. Thanksgiving

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25-27 and fall break will

take place Oct. 12. Other

holidays with no school

include Labor Day Sept.

7, Yom Kippur Sept. 28,

Martin Luther King Jr.

Day Jan. 18, President’s

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April 22. Staff will use

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consider student data and

student planning.

“We’ve had one (school

improvement half day) so

far, but we found it was

valuable to be able to use

our teacher institute days

for full professional development

and learning and

not to have to also embed

that time in there (for student

data and planning),”

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From Page 3

One resident said his

priority would be to add a

heated bench to keep skaters

warm when they’re

off the ice, and another

said improved lighting for

night skating was a necessity.

No residents were opposed

to adding an outdoor

addition to the North Side

of the Watts Center, near

the soccer field, and many

suggestions were made for

possible uses for the rink

space in the off-season, including

rollerblading and

skating. The district proposed

possible plans for a

modular circuit for bikes,

scooters and skateboards.

In addition to the ice

having a snow day to be

made up later in the school

year. Wang said the state

requirements are not conducive

to the district being

able to use eLearning days.

“The requirements from

the state are such that we

don’t feel we could meet

all the obligations for five

counted clock hours for

teachers and children and

meeting all the needs of

our unique learners and

being able to document

that we’re doing that in a

quality way,” Wang said.

If the district were to

have only one snow day, it

wouldn’t have to be made

up later in the school year.

But if there were to be more

than one snow day, then it

would have to be made up.

“We do have one extra

day in our calendar

based on our contract, so

we would have one wiggle

day,” Wang said. “If

it went beyond that, we

rink, the Watts Center is

used year-round in a variety

of ways.

The center offers its

Kids Club before and after

school care, which has

been steadily booked to

capacity, and hosts dance

and theater classes and

summer camp. The center

debuted its Dek Hockey

this fall and serves as a

community polling station,

along with a space

for community events or

private rentals, said Bobby

Collins, director of recreation

and facilities.

During the rink season,

which this year will

be Nov. 29-March 1, the

center is steadily packed

with children and adults

who love to skate. On average

the rink hosts 432

would talk with the board

and discuss where that day

is made up.”

Like the New Trier

School Board, the Glencoe

D35 School Board opposed

a pair of Illinois Association

of School Boards

resolutions dealing with

Student Safety and the

School Safety Grant Program.

At the same time,

the board was sympathetic

to districts in the state that

don’t have the resources

that Glencoe does and districts

in rural areas.

“We have the very fortunate

position of having

a lot of resources,” board

president Kelly Glauberman

said. “We have resources

to upgrade safety

which we’ve done and

we have resources to have

a deep relationship with

Glencoe Public Safety. I

am sympathetic to districts

that don’t have those resources

for school safety.”

hours of public skate, 504

hours of open hockey and

349 hours of private rink

rentals per season, Collins

said.

In total, the Watts Center

offers about 1,944 hours of

programming every year,

averaging 7 hours per day,

according to the district.

The next step toward

improving the center will

be for the district to bring

the feedback from the

meeting to the Watts Advisory

Committee. The committee

will then provide a

synopsis if the feedback to

the Board of Commissioners.

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New Trier scouts feed community at pancake breakfast fundraiser

Alexa Burnell

Freelance Reporter

Pancakes, sausage and

coffee may have been

the focus of the 73rd Annual

Boy Scout/Girl Scout

Troop 5/Crew 5 Pancake

Breakfast, held on Nov.

2, but the real icing on

the cake was the valuable

life skills troop members

gained while feeding

nearly 1,000 people.

Held at First Presbyterian

Church in Wilmette,

the long-standing event

is the troop’s largest fundraiser,

meaning yearlong

adventures remain

possible. Proceeds from

the breakfast fund highlyanticipated

trips to popular

scout camps, such as

Philmont Scout Ranch

in New Mexico and Sea

Base Scout Camp near

St. Thomas, just to name

a few.

Along with earning

Annual Lake Forest Regatta draws sailors from Great Lakes region

New Trier earns

qualifying spot for

championships

Katie Copenhaver

Freelance Reporter

More than 220 young

sailors from Illinois, Wisconsin

and Minnesota competed

in the annual Spectacular

Halloween Regatta

at Forest Park Beach from

Oct. 26-27.

The high school division

races served as a qualifying

event for the MISSA (Midwest

Interscholastic Sailing

Association) Great Lakes

Championship Regatta,

their chance to participate

in such adventures, the act

of hosting an event of this

magnitude, from start to

finish, is a learning lesson

in and of itself.

“Teamwork, leadership

skills, organization, preparing

and planning are

all part of what the breakfast

teaches the troop,”

Scoutmaster Ray Macika

said. “Each member must

sell a certain amount of

tickets, so the prep work

begins months before the

actual event.”

As the event nears,

scouts must prepare the

space, advertise and ensure

that they have all they

need to feed the masses,

according to Macika.

“On the day of, they

work on their social

skills, greeting customers,

serving food, answering

questions,” Macika

said. “There is so much

that come from this one

which was held Nov. 9 and

10 at Monroe Harbor, hosted

by the Chicago Yacht

Club. The elementary and

middle school kids raced

in the “opti” green, white,

blue and red fleets in optimist

sailboats. For most of

them, this was their final

competition of the year.

New Trier High School

earned the qualifying spot

for the ISSA Atlantic Coast

Championships, which

were held Nov. 9-10 at

Tom’s River YC in New

Jersey.

The Halloween Regatta

is hosted by Lake Forest

Sailing, a program of the

city’s Parks and Recreation

New Trier student Rita McCarthy, 16, fills up cups of orange juice during the 73rd

Annual Boy Scout/Girl Scout Troop 5/Crew 5 Pancake Breakfast on Nov. 2 at First

Presbyterian Church in Wilmette. Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media

Division. Will Howard has

served as the head coach

and program director for

four years.

A Lake Forest High

School alum, Howard said

he grew up in this sailing

program, starting with the

Green Fleet, the first competitive

level, and advancing

through the other levels

to the high school division.

This regatta has been running

for about 20 years.

“It’s lovely how everyone

jumps in to help [each

other],” said Beth Bower,

mother of Teddy Bower, a

12-year-old in Lake Forest

Sailing. “That’s the spirit

of the program. It’s a really

event.”

Over the years, the

troop has learned to take

different factors into consideration.

For example,

they now offer glutenfree

batter, ensuring that

everyone has the chance

cooperative team effort.”

“I love the camaraderie

and respect that the kids

have for each other,” said

Stacy Keane, mother of

Avery Keane, a 10-yearold,

and Mason Keane, a

9-year-old, both in Lake

Forest Sailing.

“Rule No. 1 of sailing is

safety of yourself and your

competitors,” added Keane.

Both Lake Bluff resident

Beth Bower and Lake Forest

resident Stacy Keane

grew up sailing and introduced

the sport to their

kids. They currently volunteer

for the sailing club and

were helping to enter race

scores before the award

2

to enjoy some hot flapjacks

on a cool, fall morning.

In addition, the event

has evolved into a zerowaste

day. Scouts rely on

environmentally-friendly

products and teach guests

how to properly recycle,

compost and dispose of

waste.

One of the newest additions

to the 2019 breakfast

was the inclusion of female

troop mates. In February

2019, the Boy Scout

national organization

opened their doors to female

members and Troop

5 has proudly welcomed

15 girls to the team, adding

a new dynamic to the

troop and to the pancake

breakfast.

Sofia Ali and Katie Myerholtz,

of Winnetka, are

both freshman at New

Trier. They joined Troop

5 the minute they were allowed

to do so, happy to

be so accepted by the already

close-knit group.

“I’ve met some of my

Please see pancake, 15

A spectator watches through his binoculars as sailors

participating in the Lake Forest Halloween Spectacular

Regatta cast off on Lake Michigan Sunday, Oct. 27. Alex

Newman/22nd Century Media

3

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“This facility is top

notch,” said Bower, who

has seen a lot of harbors

from her childhood in upstate

New York to her collegiate

days at Connecticut

College to the waterfronts

where competition has taken

her and her family.


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City Girl Confessions

Grateful for wind, cold and air

Kelly Anderson

Contributing Columnist

I

can’t stop chuckling.

It’s November but

I’m still marveling at

the visual of my daughter,

clad in a red tomato

costume, running up and

down snow-covered driveways

to trick-or-treat, as

more snowflakes swirled

through the air. It was

delightful, it was maddening,

and it was so whimsical

that one couldn’t help

but laugh.

But let’s face it: the

cold weather arrived fast.

Much faster than anticipated.

I would be lying if

I said that I didn’t walk

outside of my home each

morning, steeling myself

for the icy chill that hits

my skin and freezes my

face. This kind of weather

is not exactly welcomed

with open arms ... more

like gritted teeth.

“I love the Midwest

but I can’t stand the cold

weather.” I hear this

statement so often that I

should make it my iPhone

ringtone. The thing is,

over the past few years,

I’ve made a conscious

effort to shift my outlook

on cold weather. What

I’ve discovered is that

this tiny shift had an

incredible ripple effect

when it came to winter

optimism.

I began by welcoming

the serene visual of

snow, whether that be a

soft snowfall or a blanket

of white covering every

lawn on the street. I saw

this clean, blank canvas

among nature and one

word came to mind:

peaceful. I studied the

romantic way the snow

clung to tree branches or

the cheerful way it was

piled into a snowman

by children. I made a

point to slow down and

watch the snow- even if

just for a minute or two.

The effect was akin to

meditation: slow down,

calm down. Once again,

peaceful.

Additionally, when the

temps dip low, I focus

on the community element.

Gathering around

a crackling fireplace or

baking a lasagna to enjoy

with neighbors allows for

warmth to exist within

our homes. For my family,

cold weather is a nice

excuse to make a huge

bowl of popcorn (side

of M&Ms) and put on a

movie. Sometimes we

skip the movie and listen

to music while playing

spirited games of UNO.

I learned some valuable

lessons about preparing

my wardrobe for the cold.

Instead of throwing on a

bulky sweater, I dress in

several layers of thinner

clothing to keep warm. I

don’t resist a hat, scar, or

pair of mittens; I embrace

function over fashion

A scenic winter view captured on Halloween in Glencoe by The Anchor’s Contributing

Columnist Kelly Anderson. photo submitted

because function is usually

warmer. I heartily

endorse blanket snuggles

on the couch, as well.

Lastly, I have a mantra

that I whisper to myself: I

am in awe of nature every

single day. This is one of

the Midwest’s greatest

gifts: four full yet individual

seasons. Our trees are

laid bare, only for Spring

to sprout green and gold.

Summer allows gardens

and flowers to flourish

until Fall colors our

world like an artist with a

palette. Winter wipes the

slate clean. Think about

it- how lucky are we to

witness these evolutions

daily?

I’ll confess, I didn’t arrive

at this cold weather

clarity overnight. But

when I walk outside and

into the chill, I take a

slow, deep breath and

express gratitude for

what I see and feel. It’s

peaceful.

Kelly Q. Anderson is a writer,

photographer and former

Chicagoan. She pens blogs

and books from her home in

Glencoe, which she shares

with her husband, son and

daughter.

NFYN

From Page 8

to the Glenview Municipal

Code, which the Village

Board approved at their

most recent meeting.

Trustees John Hinkmap

and Chuck Gitles voted

against the ordinance, on

which trustees will take

a final vote on Thursday,

Nov. 21.

Reporting by Chris Pullam,

Freelance Reporter. Full

story at GlenviewLantern-

Daily.com.

THE NORTHBROOK TOWER

Application for recreational

marijuana dispensary

heading to vote

An application for

Northbrook’s first recreational

marijuana dispensary

is moving forward.

The Northbrook Plan

Commission instructed

village staff to prepare a

resolution recommending

approval of an application

filed by Greenhouse Group

LLC as the potential lessee

of the property located at

755 Skokie Blvd. during

its Tuesday, Nov. 5 regular

meeting.

Commissioners conducted

their second public

hearing on the application

during the meeting. The

commission held its first

review of the proposal

during its Tuesday, Oct.

15 meeting, where almost

two dozen members of the

public spoke during the

public-comment portion.

Commissioners considered

all elements of the

application Oct. 15 except

a text amendment to allow

adult-use cannabis dispensaries

as special-permit

uses in Northbrook. At that

time, Village trustees had

not yet determined their

opinions on the matter.

Members of the commission

predominantly

agreed that the applicant’s

requested relief was appropriate

at that meeting.

The Village Board of

Trustees then unanimously

voted Oct. 22 to allow special-use

permits to be issued

for recreational marijuana

dispensaries in the

C-2, C-3, C-4 and C-5 districts,

but not in downtown

Northbrook. With the Village

Board’s approval, the

Plan Commission was then

able to consider all parts of

Greenhouse Group’s application.

The current proposal

calls for a renovation of

the existing 9,938-squarefoot

building at 755 Skokie

Blvd., which used to house

the Rehabilitation Institute

of Chicago and has long

been vacant. According

to the board packet, the

applicant is proposing to

completely renovate the

inside of the structure to

create two distinct zones

within the building: a publicly

accessible zone for

retail area and communal

activity space; and a private,

restricted area for

back-of-house business.

Approximately 15-25

full-time employees will

staff the potential dispensary,

according to the applicant.

Reporting by Martin Carlino,

Contributing Editor. Full

story at NorthbrookTower-

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From the Editorial

Kudos to students’ response of

Megan Bernard

megan@glencoeanchor.com

Just as we hit deadline

for this issue on

Friday, Nov. 8, I got

word of a lockdown at

New Trier High School’s

Winnetka Campus. My

heart sunk.

As thoughts raced

through my head of what

it could be, minutes later,

I saw the all clear from

pancake

From Page 13

closest friends by joining

Troop 5,” Myerholtz

said. “I have loved every

minute of it and my biggest

goal right now is to

stay on track to achieve

Eagle Scout status by October

2020. We will be

the first group of females

to achieve this honor and

I have no doubt we will

reach our goal.”

Over the months, the

girls have been exposed

to all sorts of new adventures

such as rifle shooting

and the chance to earn

various merit badge. They

have also participated

in numerous service opportunities

like assisting

other Eagle Scout candidates

in rebuilding fences

New Trier’s lockdown

the Winnetka Police and

school officials.

In case you missed

the story on Page 6, the

school’s 15-minute lockdown

was a false alarm

activated by accident.

As details have not

emerged on exactly what

caused the accident as of

press time, Superintendent

Paul Sally did say

“our students and staff

responded extraordinarily

well to the lockdown announcement”

in an email

to the community later

that afternoon.

“They went to safe

spaces and remained

quiet while we worked

as quickly as possible

to determine that the

campus was safe,” he

at Gillson’s sailing beach.

In addition, both boys and

girls hold various leadership

roles, learning how to

inspire and manage their

teammates.

“We have a lot of responsibilities

when in

our leadership roles. Although

being a leader

can sometimes feel overwhelming,

we rely on one

another, making each situation

easier to handle,”

Ali said. “We are able

to accomplish our goals,

because we have each

other; I’ve never felt so

supported.”

Along with building

friendships and accomplishing

one goal

after another, the troop

enjoys the good feeling

that comes with providing

a tradition within the

continues. “We made

an announcement at the

end of the lockdown and

released students to their

next period class after it

was over.”

I personally haven’t

been in a situation like

this before, but I feel

like it would be hard to

not jump to conclusions

if I was a student at the

school in this lockdown.

What touched me most

were comments made

by visiting guests for the

school’s LitFest, which

was happening at the

same time.

“These kids are braver

than me,” tweeted Adam

Morgan, the founding

editor of Chicago Review

of Books.

troop’s hometown. For

New Trier senior Ben

Lewis, the annual breakfast

is one that makes him

feel very proud to be a

part of Troop 5.

“The best part of this

whole day is seeing the

smiles on the faces of

the people we serve,” he

said. “So many people

have come up to thank us

and tell us how much this

breakfast means to them.

Because this breakfast

has been part of the community

for such a long

time, many have built

family memories here. I

love being part of the day

and knowing we can have

such a positive impact on

someone else’s day.”

“Kids are amazing and

brave,” author Rebecca

Makkai also shared on

her Twitter page.

We’re living in a difficult

time these days;

however, I’m proud to see

local students so prepared

and respond responsibly.

go figure

An intriguing number from this week’s edition

50

The lunches packed for

Chicago’s homeless at

Glencoe Youth Services.

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the brothers behind bobby’s

Arifi brothers elevate family recipes at Bobby’s Deerfield, Page 21

New Trier alum

gets personal

with new comedy

show, Page 23

Comedian Jimmy Carrane, a graduate of New Trier High School, performs his

one-person show, “World’s Greatest Dad (?)” Photo submitted


18 | November 14, 2019 | The glencoe anchor puzzles

glencoeanchordaily.com

north shore puzzler CROSSWORD & Sudoku

Glencoe, Glenview, Highland Park, Highwood, Northbrook, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, Northfield, Lake Forest and Lake Bluff

Crossword by Myles Mellor and Cindy LaFleur

Across

1. Comedian

4. Certain red wine,

informally

7. Having great

wisdom

14. From LA to

New York

15. Wire service

(abbr.)

16. Conspirator

17. Pines

19. Previously

20. Sense of beauty

22. Highland Park

middle school

25. Some trick-ortreaters

30. Botch

31. Animal rights

protesters

33. Branch headquarters

34. Bacchic band

36. Cashew, e.g.

37. Omar of “The

Mod Squad,” 1999

38. Cotillion attendee

(abbr.)

40. Feathery wrap

42. Latin, in the

same book

46. Encouragement

sound

48. Daredevil

53. Patrolman

54. “Goodness gracious!”

56. African charger

57. Name

59. Your grandma’s

gig

61. Drops from

above

63. New Mexican

restaurant in

Glenview

67. Investment firm

employee

71. Left over

72. News source

73. Apodal fish

74. Lower

75. Look at

76. Gumshoe

Down

1. Dwelling

2. Rowan

3. Spring time in Paris

4. It might be bleeped

out

5. Is ___ (probably

will)

6. Chess piece

7. Small fight

8. Everglades beast

9. Veranda

10. Resident’s suffix

11. Airline abbreviation

12. “Waking __

Devine” Irish comedy

film

13. Tackle

18. Slender

21. Home for Adam

and Eve

22. Emergency medical

group, abbr.

23. Domingo, e.g.

24. Prime meridian std.

26. Wee hour

27. Back-to-school mo.

28. Fl. oz. fraction

29. City map abbrs.

32. Butter holder

35. Musical performances

to show love

39. Carrier

41. Wright invention

42. Actress Balin

43. Some degs.

44. Collection agcy.

45. 601, in old Rome

47. Chemistry Nobelist

Otto

49. Will, old way

50. White wine aperitif

51. Suffix with absorb

52. Rob or Orbison

55. Scratch up

58. Shred cheese

60. Child watcher

62. Group of atoms

63. Dirt and water

64. Vane direction

65. Street cred

66. Indy 500 entry

68. At this point

69. Sight___

70. Special handling

GLENCOE

Writers Theatre

(325 Tudor Court)

■Ongoing: ■ Performances

of “The Niceties”

Takiff Center

(999 Green Bay Road)

■10 ■ a.m. Saturday,

Nov. 23: Snoopy

Thanksgiving

NORTHBROOK

Pinstripes

(1150 Willow Road,

(847) 480-2323)

■From ■ open until close

all week: bowling and

bocce

GLENVIEW

Johnny’s Kitchen

(1740 Milwaukee Ave.

(847) 699-9999)

■7:30 ■ p.m. every Friday

and Saturday: Live

Music

Ten Ninety Brewing Co.

(1025 N. Waukegan

Road, (224) 432-5472)

■7-9 ■ p.m. every Thursday:

Trivia Night

Oil Lamp Theater

(1723 Glenview Road)

■Ongoing ■ performances

of “Murder on the

Nile”

Potato Creek Johnny’s

(1850 Waukegan Road)

■8 ■ p.m. Friday, Nov.

15: Artificiality Hip

LAKE FOREST

Little Tails Bar and Grill

(840 S. Waukegan Road)

■Live ■ music every

Friday night

The Gorton Center

(400 E. Illinois Road)

■7: ■ 30 p.m. Saturday,

Nov. 16: The Best of

Second City

WINNETKA

Fred’s Garage

(574 Green Bay Road)

■Every ■ Friday: Fred’s

Garage Fish Fry

Fridays

The Book Stall

(811 Elm St.)

■10:30 ■ a.m. Saturday,

Nov. 16: Storytime

Special Guest Eileen

R. Meyer

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answers

How to play Sudoku

Each Sudoku puzzle consists of a 9x9 grid that

has been subdivided into nine smaller grids of

3x3 squares. To solve the puzzle each row, column

and box must contain each of the numbers

1 to 9.

LEVEL: Medium

Crossword by Myles Mellor and Susan Flanagan


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the glencoe anchor | November 14, 2019 | 19

Longtime area comedian keeps audiences in stitches at Second City

1

Eric DeGrechie

Managing Editor

Jimmy Carrane admits

he was a fat teenager during

his days of walking the

hallways at New Trier High

School.

“I weighed more than

300 pounds. I learned to

make fun of myself so other

kids wouldn’t make fun

of me,” said Carrane, a native

of Kenilworth and current

resident of Evanston.

“It was pretty cliche.”

Born out of the self teasing

was a knack for making

people laugh and an affinity

for comedy. For several

decades, Carrane has been

part of the Chicagoland

improv community while

also staying active in acting,

comedy teaching and

storytelling. He is currently

utilizing all of his skills

with an autobiographical

one-person show, “World’s

Greatest Dad (?),” playing

on Saturdays through Nov.

30 at Chicago’s legendary

comedy stomping ground,

Second City.

Growing up in Kenilworth

and the North

Shore gave Carrane countless

memorable experiences

that have permeated into

his act over the years.

“Kenilworth is a small

town so you knew everybody.

There was a drugstore

called Blann Pharmacy

and back then, you could

charge candy to your parents,”

Carrane said. “Then

at the end of the month,

you’d get nervous because

the bill would come out and

your mom would be mad

because you charged $10

— a lot of money then —

for candy.”

After high school at New

Trier, Carrane opted not to

go on to college. He said

that decision caused a lot of

self shame as he estimates

“World’s Greatest Dad(?)”

7:30 p.m. Saturdays

through Nov. 30

Judy’s Beat Lounge at

Second City

230 North Ave., Piper’s

Alley (Second Floor)

Chicago

98 percent of graduates enter

college.

“The first thing I did was

lie to people and tell them

I was taking night classes

at Northwestern,” Carrane

said.

Instead of signing up for

classes in Evanston, he opted

to take some at Second

City, one of the most influential

and prolific comedy

theatres in the world.

Between the ages of

18 and 19, Carrane found

himself getting immersed

in the world of improv

comedy.

“I was a smart aleck kid

and now everything I had

been punished for in school

and at home, I was now being

rewarded for in improv

classes,” Carrane said.

Carrane always wanted

to do stand-up comedy, but

admits he was too afraid

to follow through. With

improv, he could be funny

with a group and not be

stuck on a stage alone. This

was much more appealing

for a comedian that didn’t

enjoy telling jokes.

“In improv, you can get

up and work off of other

people, which I had been

doing my whole life,” Carrane

said.

Among the “other people”

Carrane found himself

working with in the 1990s

were comedy legends like

Chris Farley, Mike Myers,

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler,

among others.

“Chris Farley was one of

these guys, and I was not

an easy laugh, who made

Jimmy Carrane will be performing his show, “World’s

Greatest Dad (?),” through Nov. 30 at Judy’s Beat

Lounge in Chicago. Photo submitted

everybody laugh,” Carrane

said. “He was so committed

to what he did on stage. It

was unbelievable to watch.”

Carrane said that he and

Myers were part of a team

of comedians that performed

at comedy hot spots

like Second City, iOChicago

and The Annoyance

Theater. Even after landing

a career-defining gig

at “Saturday Night Live”

in 1989, Myers would stop

back in Chicago and perform

with his friends.

“He actually recommended

me for ‘Saturday

Night Live’ the first or second

season he was on the

show,” Carrane said.

Carrane has worked in

New York and Los Angeles

but he contends nothing

compares to Chicago,

especially when it comes to

team comedy.

“We’re always doing

it together. We’re always

looking out for our team

partners,” Carrane said.

“There’s not that same

pressure. You have to eventually

leave Chicago to

make it, but it’s a perfect

training ground.”

Carrane has stayed busy

over the years, even teaching

improv classes and

guiding a new generation

of comedians at many of

the theaters he’s performed

at. With “World’s Greatest

“Chris Farley was one of these

guys, and I was not an easy

laugh, who made everybody

laugh. He was so committed

to what he did on stage. It was

unbelievable to watch.”

Jimmy Carrane — Comedian on working with

the comedy legend at Chicago’s famed Second

City and other places during the 1990s.

Dad (?),” he gets as personal

as he ever has on stage

and audiences have ate it

up. After playing to nearly

sold-out crowds over the

summer, the show returns

to Judy’s Beat Lounge at

Second City

Carrane is no stranger

to putting his life experiences

up on stage. His first

one-person show, “I’m 27,

I Still Live at Home, and I

Sell Office Supplies,” was a

runaway hit, opening at the

Annoyance Theater in 1991

and running for more than a

year-and-a-half. Since then,

Carrane has written other

one-person shows including

“Since We Last Talked,”

“Dog Tales,” and “Living in

a Dwarf’s House,” which

was one of the Chicago Tri-

Please see comedy, 20


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Faith briefs

North Shore Congregation Israel (1185

Sheridan Road, Glencoe)

JBaby New Parents

Connect- Suburban Edition

New parents with babies

6 months and younger

connect with other local

parents in a comfortable

space as you navigate the

next chapter in your life.

Sessions include expert

presentations on Jewish

rituals in your home,

speech and language development,

sleep (or lack

of!), infant development

and changing family dynamics.

JBaby is from 11

a.m.-noon every Monday

between Nov. 4 and Dec.

2. More information and

registration at www.juf.

org/jbabychicago

3

Strollers, Stories &

Celebrations

Join the congregation

from 10-10:45 a.m. Friday,

Nov. 14, for a free, drop in

Shabbat program for kids

age three and under with

an adult. there will be music,

movement and activities.

Park in the north lot.

If you have any questions,

call 847-835-0724.

Senior Connections

Join the congregation

from 11:45 a.m.-2 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 20,

for an afternoon of Conversation,

Camaraderie,

Lunch and Entertainment

with David Chack, Yiddish

Theater in America.

Cost for lunch $12.00.

RSVP:nsci.org/event/SeniorConnections2019

or

call 847-835-0724.

Am Shalom (840 Vernon Ave.)

Pack & Deliver Shabbat

Bags

Make a difference for

your fellow congregants!

One Friday a month, we

deliver Shabbat bags to

congregants who have

been ill or lost a loved one.

To receive email reminders

about Shabbat Bag

Packing days, or to sign

up, contact Laurie Levin

at laurielevin@gmail.com.

The next two deliveries

will be from 9-9:30 a.m.

Nov. 15 and Dec. 13.

Step Up - Ruach Shabbat

A special Friday, Nov.

15, Shabbat experience

created especially for our

K-2 families (a “step up”

from our Tot Shabbat service

- siblings that are not

in K-2 are welcome too!

Plus the grandparents who

love them.)

Dinner with Friends

Make new friends or

catch up with old ones at

Dinner with Friends from

8-9:30 p.m. Friday, Nov.

15! We meet up at Am

Shalom for the 6:30 p.m.

Shabbat service, then head

out for dinner, dessert and

great conversation. This

month we’re gathering

at Bella Via in Highland

Park. $30/person includes

tax and tip. Please bring

cash to the restaurant.

How the Caveman Found

God (History of Religion)

Join the congregation

from 10-11 a.m. Nov. 19

for these exploratory sessions.

Introduction to Judaism

Introduction to Judaism

is an engaging multisession

course for anyone

who wants to gain a deeper

understanding of Jewish

life. Discover what could

be meaningful to you in

liberal Judaism.

This course is designed

for individuals and couples

from various faith traditions

and cultural backgrounds

and those who

have had no religious upbringing.

It is perfect for

interfaith couples, those

raising Jewish children,

spiritual seekers, individuals

considering conversion,

and Jews who want

a meaningful adult Jewish

learning experience.

Day off for Glencoe

Glencoe’s 2nd-6th graders

can join the congregation

Thursday, Nov. 14, for

their day off from school!

We will meet at Am Shalom,

volunteer at Bernie’s

Book Bank, and head to

Nickel City for some fun/

games/lunch! Drop off is

at 9:30 a.m. and pick up is

at 3:30 p.m.

Only select Kehillah

Kids below, if your child is

a registered Kehillah Kid.

If you would like to sign

your child up for Kehillah

Kids, visit the website.

Yoga with Claudia

Join Am Shalom for

Yoga with Claudia from

noon-1:30 p.m. Thursdays.

St. Elisabeth’s Episcopal Church (556

Vernon Ave.)

Search Committee News

We want to hear from

you! Please, sign up to attend

one of our small group

meetings. These “listening

sessions” are your chance

to share with the search

committee your thoughts

about our next rector. The

sign-up sheet is on the

board by the sacristy. For

assistance with signing up

please call Pam in the office.

If you have any questions,

please contact Susan

Newcomb (312-752-7651)

or Leslie Alter (312-315-

9900). Following are the

dates: Monday, Nov. 18 at

7 p.m., adult session; and

Sunday, Nov. 24 at 4 p.m.,

adult session.

Educational Forums

As we move into fall,

the educational forum series

begins again. Up this

month:

• Nov. 17: Eyes on Worship

— Advent and Christmas

Worship

Nov. 24: Eyes on Worship

— Advent

Educational Forums

gather on the second and

fourth Sundays of the

month.

Soup Kitchen

We need helping hands

Thursday, Nov. 14, to pack

100 lunches during the afternoon

at 3 p.m. We also

need cooks at 5 p.m. and

servers ages 5 and up at 6

p.m. to help serve 80-90

diners ham, turkey, beans,

and salad during the supper

hour at First Methodist

Church in Evanston.

After everyone is served,

we go for pizza together.

The signup sheet is on the

bulletin board. For more

information, please contact

John Tuohy (JohnL-

Tuohy62@gmail.com or

847-530-9266).

Altar Flowers

There are open dates

available to dedicate flowers

on the Altar. If you

have any questions, please

contact Polly Baur.

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From Page 18

Winnetka Treasures

Exhibit Opening

(411 Linden St.)

■1 ■ p.m. Saturday, Nov.

16: Winnetka Treasures

Exhibit Opening

NORTHFIELD

Tapas Gitana

(310 N. Happ Road)

■6 ■ p.m. every other

Sunday: Live music

WILMETTE

Wilmette Bowling Center

(1901 Schiller Ave.,(847)

251-0705)

■11 ■ a.m.-9 p.m.

(10 p.m. on Friday,

Saturday): Glow

bowling and pizza all

week long

Wilmette Community

Recreation Center

(3000 Glenview Road)

■Starting ■ Nov. 8: Ongoing

performances of

“Elf Jr.”

HIGHWOOD

The Humble Pub

(336 Green Bay Road,

(847) 433-6360)

■9 ■ p.m. every

Wednesday night:

Open Jam

■9 ■ p.m. every Friday:

Kara-Moe-ke

■8:30 ■ p.m. Friday, Nov.

15: Interstellar Overdrive

■8 ■ p.m. Saturday, Nov.

16: Where’s Maggie

■8 ■ p.m. Saturday, Nov.

23: Me and Phil

■6 ■ p.m. Wednesday,

Nov. 27: Top Water

Daddies; 7 p.m.: Hellhounds

■8:30 ■ p.m. Nov. 30:

Ciao Mang

Buffo’s

(431 Sheridan Road,

(847) 432-0301)

■7 ■ p.m. every Monday:

Trivia

To place an event in The

Scene, email martin@northbrooktower.com

comedy

From Page 19

bune’s Top 10 Shows of the

Year in 2001.

In “World’s Greatest

Dad(?),” Carrane talks

about how hard it was for

him to deal with other people’s

success and his painful

obsession with fame.

“I haven’t done a oneperson

show in 18 years.

For me, I need to have

something to say,” Carrane

said. “This show lets me do

that.”

In the show, Carrane

talks about how the obsession

with fame leads him to

group therapy, but after 10

years in therapy — despite

having gotten married,

bought a townhouse and

adopting a cat – Carrane is

still unhappy.

When his therapist suggests

that Carrane and his

wife have a baby to bring

more joy into their life, he

sets out to become a firsttime

dad at age 52, at the

same time that his own father

is dying. From fertility

treatments to a disastrous

funeral, Carrane takes the

audience on a “funny and

poignant roller coaster of

life and death” and shares

his discovery that you

don’t have to be the “greatest”

to be a good dad.

One of the highlights

of the show is Carrane

telling the story of his

father’s funeral, which

happened three years ago.

When Carrane discovers

that his siblings and

the priest are conspiring

to prevent him from giving

a eulogy so he won’t

divulge any family secrets

about his father’s criminal

past, he creates a scene

that gets the Winnetka police

involved.

“Judy’s Beat Lounge is

a really nice space. It’s always

a great crowd,” Carrane

said. “I really hope

when people leave understand

that though I had

thought becoming famous

would give me a sense of

love, it was the birth of my

daughter helped me realize

I can’t give love from

something outside of myself.

That doesn’t mean

I’ve given up my dream of

becoming famous.”


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the glencoe anchor | November 14, 2019 | 21

Brothers build on success with Bobby’s Deerfield

Martin Carlino

Contributing Editor

Perfection is a goal

many in the restaurant industry

consider unattainable.

But brothers Bobby and

Augie Arifi, owners of

Bobby’s Deerfield, have

been challenging that notion

for more than three

decades.

The two started working

together in the restaurant

industry in the 1980s,

and with the exception

of a six-month period,

they’ve been working together

ever since.

Bobby and Augie’s first

joint masterstroke in the

industry was Glenviewfavorite

Cafe Lucci. The

brothers long hoped to

build off their success at

Cafe Lucci and open another

restaurant on the

North Shore.

Seven years ago, they

struck a deal for the space

at 695 Deerfield Road,

near the intersection of

Deerfield and Waukegan

roads, and Bobby’s Deerfield

was born.

It operates under the

same structure as Cafe

Lucci, with Bobby taking

care of front-of-the-house

responsibilities and Augie

running the kitchen.

And to them, that is perfection.

“From job to job, we’ve

gone together,” Augie

said. “We went to school

together, we live on the

same block still, we’re

real tight.

“Me and Bobby really

have a special relationship

that a lot of people don’t

have.”

Augie called the transition

to Deerfield a “perfect

first step” and said

the community welcomed

them with open arms.

Although the cooking

Bobby’s Deerfield

695 Deerfield Road,

Deerfield

(847) 607-9104

11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Monday-Thursday

11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday

4 p.m.-11 p.m.

Saturday

4-9 p.m. Sunday

The English pea and shrimp risotto ($19) has rock shrimp,

prosciutto di parma, peas, pea puree and pea tendril.

style at Bobby’s is similar

to Cafe Lucci’s, according

to Augie, ownership’s

initial goal was to build a

menu that was vastly different

than its Glenview

counterpart. However,

feedback indicated dinners

at Bobby’s were eager

for some resemblance

to Cafe Lucci.

“We kept hearing Bobby’s

was nothing like Cafe

Lucci, so then we started

to bring back some of the

influences with the Italian

dishes (we offer here) for

the people who were used

to Cafe Lucci,” Augie

said.

Augie described the

current menu as one “that

is extensive for a restaurant

of Bobby’s size” and

one “that features something

for everyone.”

Bobby’s routinely offers

three or four daily

specials that often make

their way into menu consideration

due to popularity

from diners.

That presents management

with a challenge

when it reviews changes

to Bobby’s menu.

Augie estimates Bobby’s

menu changes two

or three times a year, with

each update more difficult

than the last.

“There’s no dogs on the

menu,” Augie said, repeating

a common phrase

among those in the restaurant

industry.

“Almost all of our dishes

are good sellers,” Augie

continued. “It’s a good

feeling, but at times you

have to make some hard

choices.”

Augie and Bobby are always

flexible to entertain

returns to the menu if they

find patrons are frequently

requesting a particular

dish. They’ll even make

any dish that used to be on

the menu if they have the

ingredients on hand.

In addition to its wideranging

food menu, Bobby’s

also features an extensive

cocktail menu.

Augie described the bar

as a “liquid kitchen” and a

bar in which everything is

made in house.

Bobby’s makes its own

syrups and only uses

fresh-squeezed juices.

“We invested a lot of

money in our bar and its

selection, and it has just

taken off immensely,” Augie

said.

Bobby’s Deerfield, approximately

5,200 square

feet in size, seats about

160 guests in its interior

dining room, according to

Tim Arifi, chief financial

officer of Bobby’s Restaurant

Group and Bobby Arifi’s

son. The restaurant’s

sizable bar area seats dozens

more and a private

room offers seating for 40

more guests.

22nd Century Media

editors recently visited

Bobby’s to taste some of

its beloved specialities.

We started our visit

with the restaurant’s zucchini

and quinoa cakes

($13) appetizer offering.

The cakes are served

with a tzatziki sauce, a

micro-green salad and extra

virgin olive oil.

We next tried out Bobby’s

gnocchi short rib

($17) dish, one of the

menu options that Augie

said features Cafe Lucci’s

Italian flair. The dish is

made with the restaurant’s

homemade gnocchi and

served with braised short

rib ragout and root vegetables.

Bobby’s signature burger

($15) was next up for a

taste. The burger features

a special blend of short

rib, brisket and chuck beef

made for Bobby’s Deerfield

by Allen Brothers,

according to Augie.

The 10-ounce burger

features gouda cheese, alfalfa

sprouts, tomato, red

The signature burger ($15) features a 10-ounce chuck,

brisket and short rib patty at Bobby’s Deerfield, 695

Deerfield Road. Photos by Megan Bernard/22nd Century

Media

The zucchini and quinoa cakes ($13) are topped with

tzatziki and a micro-green salad.

onion, ketchup, mayo and

spicy brown mustard and

is served with hand-cut

fries.

Bobby’s English pea

and shrimp risotto ($19),

the last entree we tasted,

is prepared with rock

shrimp, prosciutto di Parma,

peas, pea puree and

pea tendril.

We ended our visit by

trying out the restaurant’s

sticky toffee cake ($9),

a popular dessert option

among guests.

Augie and Bobby recently

opened a Bobby’s

location in Lincoln Park,

which just celebrated its

one-year anniversary.

There’s no specific plans

in the works for another

Bobby’s location right

now, but regardless of

where Bobby’s goes,

community will always be

an integral aspect of it.

“The most important

thing is that this is Deerfield’s

restaurant,” Augie

said.


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Athlete of the Week

10 Questions

with Marty Auer

The Loyola junior had an

interception in the Ramblers’

win over Glenbard

West.

When did you start

playing football?

I started playing in 5th

grade, I just loved watching

football and I have a

ton of older cousins who

played football and I always

went to see them

play.

What’s one thing

people don’t know

about you?

That I attended Attea

Middle School and I

was the only kid from my

school (500 in the class)

that went on to go to

Loyola.

If you could travel

anywhere in the

world, where would

you go?

I would go to Hawaii,

my family doesn’t really

travel that much but that

seems like a place I’d love

to go to.

What’s the best

part about playing

football?

The brotherhood, I will

never forget my teammates

and how much we’ve been

through together. The fact

that I have 70+ who will

always have my back.

What’s the hardest

part about playing

football?

When you get blown up

on a play and having to

forget about it and move

onto the next. Having a

short memory is definitely

a plus when playing football.

If you won the lottery,

what would you do

with the money?

Definitely putting money

away for college, and

helping my siblings with

paying for college.

What’s one thing on

your bucket list?

To go to a prestigious

law school and get my law

degree.

What was your

favorite moment at

Loyola?

Scott Margolin/22nd Century Media

Winning state last year,

there just seemed to be a

different vibe around the

school after we won. Everyone

had an uplifting

spirit.

If you could play

another sport, other

than football, what

would it be?

Chess, the mental toughness

that comes with playing

it is intense.

What’s your favorite

restaurant and what

do you get when you

go there?

Flat Top Grill. It is a

make your own dish type

restaurant so I end up making

a pasta with tons of

meat and vegetables.

Interview by Sports Editor

Michael Wojtychiw

The Varsity: North Shore Podcast

Guys recap postseason football,

announce girls volleyball honors

Staff Report

In this week’s episode of

The Varsity: North Shore,

the only podcast focused on

North Shore sports, hosts

Michal Dwojak, Nick Frazier

and Michael Wojtychiw

recap the second week of

playoff football. The guys

recap Loyola Academy and

Lake Forest playoff football

games, announce girls

volleyball Team 22 all-area

teams and the Girls Volleyball

Coach and Player of

the Year, preview another

week of postseason football

and talk about some other

football

From Page 30

toppers were back on top

by two TDs, thanks to a

49-yard scoring run by

Moore and Sean Michel’s

end-zone recovery of an

errant snap from center in

a punting situation at the

Loyola 38.

On the first extra-point

attempt the holder muffed a

bad snap, preventing Doran

from kicking and forcing a

failed run for a two-point

conversion.

That unsuccessful PAT

attempt would come back

to haunt the Hilltoppers,

even though it appeared

they were destined to escaped

unscathed after they

scored their next touchdown

on Loyola’s bad snap

and added the extra point

kick to take a 27-14 lead

with 4:14 remaining in the

third quarter.

Starting from their own

20 after the ensuing kickoff,

the Ramblers drove for

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postseason headlines in the

North Shore.

First Period

The three recap both

Loyola and Lake Forest

football games.

Second Period

With girls volleyball

ending for the area teams,

the guys announce the allarea

teams and best player

and coach.

Third Period

With the playoffs continuing,

the three hosts

preview the next games.

Overtime

The guys recap the other

postseason headlines.

a fourth-quarter touchdown

that came with 11:06 to

play when Thomas threw

a 5-yard pass to Mangan,

who made a stellar catch

just inside the left boundary

of the end zone.

Glenbard West seemed

unfazed and resumed running

with authority, advancing

to the Loyola 45

while killing time on the

clock. Then, a holding

penalty followed by a sack

pushed the Hilltoppers

back to their 42. Faced

with a second-and-20 situation

they decided to pass.

Auer read the play and

when the ball went off

the intended receiver’s

hands the safety made

the vital interception that

set the stage for the nineplay

drive for the deciding

touchdown.

“I was at the right place

at the right time,” Auer

said. “We changed (the defensive

alignment) at the

last second and I saw the

receiver coming so I followed

him downfield.”

“He’s uncanny in making

big plays every game,”

Holecek said of Auer.

“You can’t take that kid off

the field.

“These kids believe in

each other, even when the

skies look the darkest.”

After the Ramblers

inched ahead in the closing

minutes the defense quickly

squelched the threat of

a counterattack and forced

Glenbard West to punt.

They took over on their

43 with 1:59 to play and

Holecek went to the Wildcat

power-running formation.

Pemberton took five

straight direct snaps from

center, ripping off chunks

of yardage and running

down the clock until time

expired.

“When we went to the

Wildcat, I just followed

Tyler Flores (who was used

as a blocking back),” Pemberton

said. “Tyler led me

to the promised land over

and over.”


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This Week In...

Trevian varsity

athletics

Girls basketball

■Nov. ■ 19 - at Phillips,

6:30 p.m.

■Nov. ■ 21 - at Warren,

7 p.m.

Boys bowling

■Nov. ■ 14 - at Niles North

(at Classic Bowl), 4:30 p.m.

■Nov. ■ 18 - at Niles West (at

River Rand Bowl), 4:30 p.m.

■Nov. ■ 19 - at Deerfield (at

Brunswick Zone-Hawthorn),

4:30 p.m.

Boys fencing

■Nov. ■ 16 - at Evanston

Invite, 9 a.m.

Cross-country

Girls fencing

■Nov. ■ 16 - at Evanston

Invite, 9 a.m.

Girls swimming and

diving

■Nov. ■ 16 - at Highland Park

Sectional, 1 p.m.

Rambler varsity

athletics

Girls basketball

■Nov. ■ 19 - at Warren,

7 p.m.

■Nov. ■ 21 - host Taft,

6:30 p.m.

Boys bowling

■Nov. ■ 16 - at Invite (at

Hillside Bowl), 11:130 a.m.

■Nov. ■ 19 - vs. Notre Dame

(at Hableter Bowl),

4:30 p.m.

Girls swimming and

diving

■Nov. ■ 16 - at Deerfield

Sectional, 1 p.m.

Panther varsity

athletics

Girls basketball

■Nov. ■ 21 - host Christ the

King, 7 p.m.

Raider varsity

athletics

Girls basketball

■Nov. ■ 19 - host Northtown,

6 p.m.

■Nov. ■ 20 - host Mather,

7:30 p.m.

Loyola, New Trier finish seasons at state meet

Submitted Content

For the 50th year, Detweiller

Park in Peoria hosted

the Illinois State Cross-

Country meet. New Trier’s

boys and girls teams both

qualified and participated

in the highly anticipated

Class 3A races. Both teams

excelled this year, winning

their conference meets. The

boys team also won their

Class 3A Regional meet and

finished third in Sectionals.

New Trier’s top finisher

at Detweiller Park, sophomore

Nick Falk, had a

personal-best time of 14

minutes, 50 seconds.

“It was a hard race, with

lots of pushing and shoving,”

Falk said. “I wish I had

done better, but it felt good

to get a personal best.”

“It was a fast race,” New

Trier coach David Wisner

said. “It was amazing how

fast they were out today.”

In fact, it was a recordbreaking

race with Hersey’s

Josh Methner breaking the

47 year-old course record

held by Craig Virgin.

The New Trier boys team

was able to finish 10th overall,

despite one of its top

New Trier’s Nick Falk runs during the Class 3A boys

cross-country state finals Saturday, Nov. 9, in Peoria.

Photo submitted

racers, J.D. Shelley, unable

to run due to a leg injury.

While it was not the outcome

that they had hoped

for, Wisner and the team are

looking toward the future.

“We have six guys coming

back next year out of

the seven that ran today,”

Wisner said

The New Trier girls squad

also made it downstate as a

team and took 16th place

over the weekend.

Marlee Fradkin led the

way for the Trevians with a

72nd-place finish, completing

the race in 18:03.63.

Despite Loyola not qualifying

as a team in either

the boys or girls races, the

Ramblers did have individual

runners make the trip to

4

Peoria.

Both freshman Ellie

Grammas and junior Sarah

Jay were making their first

appearances at the state

meet. Grammas, who won

a regional title two weeks

ago, finished 47th with a

time of 17:49.45. Jay finished

in 18:54.95.

Like his female Rambler

counterparts, sophomore

Spencer Werner was also

making his debut at the

state meet. Werner completed

the race in 14:47.78,

good enough for 26th

place, one place out of

earning all-state accolades.

Additional reporting by

Sports Editor Michael Wojtychiw

New Trier rowers show speed

at Head of the Charles Regatta

Submitted by New Trier

Rowing

New Trier Girls and

Boys Youth 8+ crews

rowed fast races to place

near the top of high school

teams competing in the

prestigious Head of the

Charles Regatta Oct. 17-

18 in Cambridge, Mass.

The race attracted approximately

11,000 athletes and

100,000 spectators from

around the world.

Under partly sunny

skies, temperatures in the

mid-50s and wind, the two

New Trier crews showed

results that bested previous

performances.

New Trier Girls rowed 1

minute, 35 seconds faster

and were closer to the firstplace

finisher than last year,

“There were few high

schools that ranked higher

than New Trier’s 25th

place finish,” Program Director,

Head Coach and

Varsity Girls Coach Rose

Marchuk said. “I am very

proud of how aggressively

they rowed and to the best

of their ability in a field that

continues to get faster.”

New Trier Boys, competing

against a deep field

of 86 other crews from the

U.S., Britain and South

Africa, were the secondfastest

high school and

volleyball

From Page 31

“They watched film and

saw we have a problem defending

the slide.

“We practiced it in practice,

but it was really hard

for us to defend it.”

Time after time, GBS

setter MJ Noteman went to

her go-to hitters in Smith

The New Trier boys Varsity 8+ rowing team at the Head

of the Charles Regatta Oct. 17-18 in Cambridge, Mass.

Photos submitted

placed 13th overall.

“Our Varsity 8 has been

rowing very well this season,

and I was happy to

see them put out their best

piece of the year on the

Charles River,” said boys

coach Nate Kelp-Lenane.

He noted that his crew

posted one of the fastest

times from the Cambridge

Boat Club to the finish

line, which is the last time

marker on the course.

Lily Feinerman, stroke

for the girls’ boat, said it

was “thrilling to race at a

world-class regatta with

a group of fellow senior

girls I’m lucky to call my

friends. I’m incredibly

grateful for the opportunity

to experience such a

special event and represent

a team I’m proud to

and Carr and it always

seemed to work. The two

combined for 10 kills in the

final set.

Unlike the first two sets,

once the Titans got out to

the late lead, this time at

20-13, too much of a deficit

for Loyola to overcome.

What made the victory

sweeter, other than avenging

the two previous losses,

2

be a part of.”

The boys’ coxswain, junior

Zakar Bayindiryan,

said his crew achieved its

goal of finishing strong

enough to pass down a

high bow number (start

position) for the New Trier

crew at next year’s race.

“We knew Oakland

Strokes, the crew behind,

would try to pass us the

entire race,” he said. “The

boat responded to each

charge, especially when

we needed crucial positioning

to execute good

turns under bridges. Toward

the end, going under

Elliot Bridge with 750

meters left, Oakland was

overlapping our shell. Our

boat dug deep and opened

the gap to multiple seconds

by the finish.”

was the fact so many of the

players on both squads are

really familiar with each

other, having gone to elementary

school together,

played club volleyball together

or even having a familial

connection.

Mia McGrath had nine

kills and Josie Fronczak

added eight kills for

Loyola.


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Girls Volleyball Coach of the Year

Rupnik leads Scouts to 28 wins,

regional title in first season

Nick Frazier

Contributing Sports Editor

A former defensive specialist

and team captain at

Lake Forest College, Tia

Rupnik excelled at preparing

for what opposing

teams would do. Knowing

what to expect and reacting

accordingly is a crucial part

of the position.

Yet Rupnik admitted she

didn’t know what to expect

in her first season as head

coach of the Scouts.

“If you were to ask me

before the season started

what I thought our record

would be, I wouldn’t have

even known what to guess

at the time,” Rupnik said.

After totaling just 22

wins in two seasons, Lake

Forest rebounded with

Rupnik at the helm in

2019. The Scouts went

28-9, competed well in

weekend tournaments and

capped the season off with

a regional title. The turnaround

campaign was more

than enough for Rupnik

to earn 22nd Century Media’s

2019 Girls Volleyball

Coach of the Year honor.

Rupnik served as the

Scouts’ assistant coach for

two seasons before taking

over as head coach this

year. Yet the Wisconsin native

is quick to credit Lake

Forest’s seven seniors for

the successful season.

“I think that our senior

class this year just really

stepped it up, everyone really

just bought in to the

concept of the team, which

was awesome,” Rupnik

said. “That had a huge part

on us having success in

Scouts head coach Tia Rupnik (last row, far left) with

her team after the Scouts won the Hoffman Estates

tournament in September. Photo submitted

terms of wins and losses,

but then also just us really

enjoying our time together

as a team.”

This year’s edition of the

Scouts were more versatile,

which made life easier for

Rupnik in her first season.

She could flip her outside

and right-side hitters to

defender different hitters

when necessary, a component

that the team didn’t

have in the past.

The most notable difference

this season was the

scouting, as Rupnik, assistant

coach Ray Werner and

the team committed to studing

film.

“We scouted pretty

much every team that we

played against this year,”

Rupnik said. “We scouted

other teams, we spent a

lot of time looking at ourselves

and trying to learn

from film, and that played

a huge role in us learning

and being more prepared

in our matches. I also think

for our girls, it just helped

them mentally, just feeling

more confident in what

3

they needed to do in matches

to find success.”

Led by superb outside

hitters Alyssa Thrash and

Caroline Graham, the

Scouts got off to a 9-1 start,

winning a tournament in

Hoffman Estates during

that stretch. Even when

Lake Forest picked up a

loss here and there, Rupnik

said she felt her team could

get the win if it had a second

chance.

Once Lake Forest placed

second in the Antioch Invitational

on Oct. 12, Rupnik

knew the Scouts could

compete with anyone.

“We had a really competitive

end of our season, we

saw Loyola, Libertyville,

Stevenson all in a row,”

Rupnik said. “We ended on

some really tough matches.

I feel like after that [Antioch]

tournament is really

where I felt confident that

we really can compete at

the same level as these

next three teams that we’re

about to see...”

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Girls Volleyball Player of the Year

Thrash’s consistent play guides

Scouts to turnaround season

Nick Frazier

Contributing Sports Editor

When Alyssa Thrash

transferred to Lake Forest

High School from Georgia

before her sophomore

year, then-assistant coach

Tia Rupnik couldn’t help

but notice Thrash’s natural

leadership qualities.

“I couldn’t believe how

strong of an athlete she

was, but also how strong of

a leader,” Rupnik recalled.

“Any time that Alyssa

wasn’t on the court, which

was rare, it was very obvious

because she has such

an important voice on the

court.”

Thrash, a 6-foot outside

hitter, continued to hone

her leadership skills and

her on-court game while

with the Scouts. The result?

Captaining Lake Forest to

a regional title and being

named this year’s 22nd

Century Media Girls Volleyball

Player of the Year.

An All-North Suburban

Conference selection as a

junior a year ago, Thrash

was one of 10 athletes to

return from last season’s

Scouts team. There was a

lot of continuity for Lake

Forest this season, and that

made Thrash’s job as captain

much easier.

“It just really helped us,

being really close on and

off the court,” Thrash said.

“We spent a lot of time together

all the time, I think

that chemistry really helped

us turn it around this year.”

An excellent attacker

in the front row, Thrash

was tasked with leading

the team while handling

increased expectations

Lake Forest senior Alyssa Thrash is 22nd Century

Media’s 2019 Girls Volleyball Player of the Year. 22nd

Century Media file photo

to perform in game. Her

stats prove that she more

than rose to the occasion,

racking up 313 kills and

229 digs. She also played

in all 37 of Lake Forest’s

matches, resulting in a 28-9

campaign.

Most notably, Thrash

saved one of her best performances

for last, totaling

12 kills and 11 digs in the

two-set regional final win

over McHenry.

When looking at her

game, Thrash notes her

steadiness on the court is a

key factor in her improved

play.

“I think that my consistency

has definitely improved

a lot over the years,”

Thrash said. “This past season

I was really consistent.”

“She was just so consistent

for us to be that go-to

player,” Rupnik added.

“That girl knows how to

put balls down, she really

gets the team excited. In all

aspects of the game, Alyssa

was such an important person

for us.”

It was a special season

for Thrash and the Scouts,

whose 28 wins were more

3

than the previous two seasons

combined. Thrash

knew this year’s squad was

different when the team got

together after tryouts and

shared their season-long

goals. The goals were big,

but attainable.

“I think that’s when it

really hit me that this was

a different kind of team,”

Thrash said.

Thrash has been playing

volleyball since she was 12

years old and played club

with Adversity Volleyball

based in Vernon Hills. Despite

having the talent to

compete at the collegiate

level, Thrash plans to focus

more on her academics and

not play volleyball in college.

That doesn’t mean she

won’t miss her three varsity

seasons with the Scouts, especially

her senior year.

“The Lake Forest volleyball

program means the

world to me, I absolutely

adore it,” Thrash said. “It

taught me who I want to be

as a person, and it helped

me grew into what I wanted

to be as a person, I just

think that’s so important.”


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Girls swimming and diving

New Trier takes care of business at CSL South meet

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Gary Larsen

Freelance Reporter

If there’s a secret to

high-level performance

when a swimmer isn’t

feeling her best, New

Trier sophomore Leslie

Wendel might have it figured

out.

“It’s always a mental

game. If you don’t feel

good, you can always trick

your brain into thinking

that you do,” Wendel said.

“It works. You can pump

yourself up and have a

good race, even if you’re

not feeling it.”

Wendel did just that at

this year’s Central Suburban

League South invite.

Despite feeling tired

and sore from a hard

practice one day prior,

Wendel won the 100-

yard butterfly in 57.02,

just seven-hundredths of

a second behind the the

CSL South meet record

of 56.95.

Wendel, Carly Novelline

(100-yard backstroke),

Kaelyn Gridley

(100-yard breaststroke),

and Katie Lipsey (1 meter

diving) all won individual

CSL South titles at this

year’s meet, held at Glenbrook

North on Saturday,

Nov. 10.

New Trier also got wins

from its relay teams in

the 200-yard medley and

400-yard freestyle events

to win the team title in

Northbrook.

“They did great. I was

really proud of all of them

today,” New Trier coach

Mac Guy said. “We had a

number of girls that were

finishing their season

today and a lot of them

did really well and had

lifetime best times. We

had some really excellent

swims and our diving performances

this morning

were great.”

New Trier’s varsity divers

took three of the top

four spots in the morning

session, with Erin McNally

placing second behind

Lipsey, and Maggie Seftenberg

placing fourth.

The sophomore Novelline

finished nearly three

seconds ahead of the

field to win the 100 back

in 56.22, after she had

already done something

exceptionally well outside

her comfort zone, placing

second in the grueling

500-yard freestyle event.

“Carly was great in the

500 (freestyle) and that’s

something we don’t typically

ask her to do,” Guy

said. “She was excellent

today.”.

Senior Emma Eldring

finished second in the 50-

yard freestyle and third

in the 100-yard freestyle,

while the sophomore

Gridley won the 100

breaststroke and swam

hard throughout the day.

“Kaelyn Gridley was

rock-solid and exceptional

in the 50 (freestyle)

and in the (200) relay, and

Leslie Wendel just missed

a conference record in

the 100 (butterfly) so that

was pretty awesome. She

had a great day. She was

also third in the 200 (freestyle).”

Guy was also particularly

pleased with a pair

of freestyle top finishes at

the jayvee level from Olivia

Abbott-Havers.

“She’s such a sweet kid,

she’s new to the area, and

she won both the fifty and

hundred (freestyle),” Guy

said. “That was exciting

to see.”

New Trier’s title-winning

200 medley team

consisted of Novelline,

New Trier’s Leslie Wendel swims during one of her races at the CSL South conference meet Saturday, Nov. 9, in

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Gridley, Greta Pelzek, and

Joelle Ohr, and the Trevians’

400 free relay team

of Pelzek, Wendel, Novelline,

and Jane Sanderson

ended the day’s swimming

on a high note, edging out

second-place Evanston by

fifty-five hundredths of a

second.

Sanderson also placed

second in the 100-yard

backstroke, while Charlotte

Fondren and Charlize

Escasa placed second

and third, respectively, in

the 100 breaststroke behind

Gridley. New Trier’s

200 free relay team of

Ohr, Wendel, Gridley, and

Alyssa Knaus also finished

second.

“They did great. I

thought everyone performed

well, especially

the seniors that are leaving,”

Wendel said. “Not

everyone went best times

but the our cheering was

good and we had a great,

positive energy. It was so

much fun.”

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Loyola’s fourth-quarter rally shocks Glenbard West

Neil Milbert

Freelance Reporter

Surmounting a twotouchdown

deficit against

an undefeated powerhouse

averaging 49 points per

game while holding its opponents

to 6.9 points per

game is Mission Improbable.

But Loyola Academy

did it not once but twice on

Saturday, Nov. 9 at Hoerster

Field to advance to the

quarter-finals of the Class

8A playoffs.

“We knew we could pull

it off,” said quarterback

JT Thomas after the Ramblers

upset Glenbard West

28-27. “We came back the

first time. Why not the second

time?”

The reason the defending

8A champions won

was because Thomas,

Vaughn Pemberton, Aidan

Brownlee, Matt Mangan,

Marty Auer and Nate Van

Zelst made the big plays

when they were urgently

needed.

Returning from a leg

injury that sidelined him

for the first playoff game,

Pemberton scored the deciding

touchdown on a

1-yard run that tied the

score at 27 with 3 minutes,

10 seconds to play.

Then, Van Zelst kicked

his fourth extra point, giving

Loyola the lead, and

ultimately, victory.

“We think no one can

stop us,” said Pemberton,

who gained 131 yards in

32 carries and caught four

passes for 27 more yards.

“This was amazing. Now,

we’ve got more to do.”

By virtue of the victory

over their second-seeded

opponent, the 18th-seeded

Ramblers (8-3) will return

to Hoerster Field on

Saturday afternoon, Nov.

16, and attempt to avenge

the 14-6 home-field loss

inflicted by 23rd-seeded

Marist (7-4) in the last

game of the regular season.

Marist advanced to the

quarterfinals via a 14-7

triumph against seventhseeded

Huntley (8-2).

Pemberton was injured

late in the first quarter of

the Oct. 26 game against

Marist, depriving the

Ramblers of the services

of their leading runner in

their come-from-behind

14-7 conquest at Maine

Running back Vaughn Pemberton (14) runs past the

Glenbard West defenders Saturday, Nov. 9, in Wilmette.

Scott Margolin/22nd Century Media

South in their playoff

opener.

“Having him (back) is

a total difference for our

team,” coach John Holecek

said. “He’s talented

— size and power along

with speed and agility. He

plays with such enthusiasm

— all go all the time.”

But in the first half of

the Glenbard West game

it was the Hilltoppers’’ talented

running backs who

were on the move all the

time.

Starting from their own

20-yard-line, the Hilltoppers

did nothing but run

the football for 18 plays

in scoring the first touchdown.

Jaylen Moore accounted

for 67 of the yards

in nine carries and Joey

Richmond got the TD

when he rammed into the

end zone from one yard

out.

In their second possession,

the Hilltoppers again

seemed unstoppable on

the ground in driving from

their own 38 to the Loyola

5 before a holding penalty

pushed them back to the

13. On the next play quarterback

Braden Speich

threw his first pass and

running back Nic Seifert

turned it into a touchdown.

GLENBARD WEST versus LOYOLA

1 2 3 4 F

GW 7 7 13 0 27

LOYOLA 0 7 7 14 28

Top Performers

1. Vaughn Pemberton, RB — 131 rushing yards, G-W TD

2. JT Thomas, QB — 1 passing TD

3. Aidan Brownlee, WR — kickoff return TD

4

Matt Doran kicked the extra

point, putting Loyola

down 14-0 with 8:22 left

in the half.

The third time the Hilltoppers

had the ball they

drove to the Ramblers’ 14

before Jack Nimesheim’s

jarring tackle in a fourth

down situation forced a

fumble. Glenbard West

managed to recover the

fumble but it was back at

the 21 where Loyola took

possession.

Finally, the Ramblers’

offense started to jell and

10 plays later — with only

four seconds to play in the

half — they got their first

touchdown on Pemberton’s

4-yard run.

In the second half, they

got off to an electrifying

start, seizing the momentum

when Brownlee returned

the kickoff 99 yards

for the touchdown that enabled

them to tie the score

on Van Zelst’s extra point.

For Brownlee, it was a

case of believing in himself

and instilling in his teammates

the will to win.

“This team has a special

bond,” said the wide

receiver who is the Ramblers’

leading kickoff returner.

“At the half I said to

myself: ‘I’m going to make

a play for these guys.’ I

was almost in the end zone

when I caught the ball. I

saw they made a hole for

me and I hit it. After I hit it

I knew I was gone.”

It didn’t take Glenbard

West long to retaliate and

by the end of the third

quarter the composed Hill-

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Girls volleyball

Glenbrook South upsets Loyola in three sets

8

22nd Century Media FILE PHOTO

1st-and-3

THREE STARS OF THE

WEEK

1. Vaughn

Pemberton

(above). The

Loyola running

back ran for 131

yards and the

game-winning

touchdown in the

Ramblers’ 28-27

win over Glenbard

West.

2. Spencer Werner.

The Loyola crosscountry

runner

took 26th place

at the state meet,

one spot out of

all-state honors.

His time was also

a personal best.

3. New Trier girls

swimming and

diving. The

Trevians won the

CSL South meet

behind a number

of individual and

relay champions.

Michael Wojtychiw

Sports Editor

It’s hard to beat a team

three times in a season.

But that’s what top-seeded

Loyola was attempting

to do when it faced off with

fourth-seeded Glenbrook

South in the first sectional

of the Class 4A Maine East

Sectional Nov. 4 in Park

Ridge.

After falling to the Ramblers

twice in the regular

season, the Titans were

able to pull off the upset by

taking down the Ramblers

in a thrilling 25-23, 27-29,

25-22 victory.

“We’ve got five seniors

on this squad and the experienced

really showed at

the end,” GBS coach Kelly

Dorn said. “I think our seniors

steadied us and pulled

it out in the end. That’s

who we looked to in this

match.”

Game of the Week:

• Marist (7-4) at Loyola (8-3)

Other matchups:

• Deerfield (9-2) at Lake Forest (7-4)

• Minooka (11-0) at Brother Rice (7-4)

• Homewood-Flossmoor (10-1) at Lincoln-Way

East (11-0)

• Willowbrook (10-1) at Lake Zurich (8-3)

• GLenwood (11-0) at Providence Catholic (8-3)

• Batavia (9-2) at Nazareth (11-0)

It was evident it was going

to be a tight game when

the Ramblers and Titans

each went on multiplepoint

scoring runs, neither

team being able to muster

more than a four-point

lead before the other squad

would make a comeback to

tie or overtake the lead.

A Loyola service error

broke a 14-all tie and propelled

GBS on a 5-0 run to

give the Titans all the cushion

they’d need to win the

first set.

Similar to the first set,

Loyola got out to an early

lead in the second, set,

building a 5-1 advantage.

But again, the Titans went

on a run, this time an 8-1

spurt that gave them a 9-6

lead, forcing Loyola coach

Mallory Thelander to call

timeout.

The Titans were using

the serving hands of Abby

62-15

JOE COUGHLIN |

Publisher

• Loyola 20, Marist 14: Loyola will

be more in control of gameplay this

week. The Ramblers defense makes

a couple big plays.

• Lake Forest

• Brother Rice

• Lincoln-Way East

• Lake Zurich

• Providence

• Nazareth

46-31

Loyola’s Jane Robertson angles a shot against

Glenbrook South Nov. 4 in Park Ridge. Carlos

Alvarez/22nd Century Media

Mowinski and Kendall

Smith in the run.

With their backs against

the wall, facing a match

point, down 24-22, Loyola

rattled off three consecutive

points, forcing the Titans

into hitting errors on

all three points. The teams

would trade points until a

NICK FRAZIER |

Contributing Sports Editor

• Loyola 26, Marist 17: The Ramblers

are never out of it, and this time

Loyola gets out to a strong start.

• Lake Forest

• Brother Rice

• Lincoln-Way East

• Lake Zurich

• Glenwood

• Nazareth

59-18

MICHAL DWOJAK |

Contributing Sports Editor

• Loyola 24, Marist 17: The Ramblers

get revenge on a regular-season

loss.

• Lake Forest

• Brother Rice

• Lincoln-Way East

• Lake Zurich

• Providence

• Nazareth

53-24 60-17

MICHAEL WOJTYCHIW |

Sports Editor

• Loyola 28, Marist 14: Loyola is

looking for payback in this one and

gets it at home.

• Lake Forest

• Brother Rice

• Lincoln-Way East

• Willowbrook

• Glenwood

• Nazareth

block sealed the 29-27 set

two win.

“All of them really

wanted it today and especially

our seniors knew this

may be the last match of

their season,” the Loyola

coach said about her team’s

willingness to fight back.

“They’re out there competing

knowing that every

point counts.”

Something that really

worked for the Titans, especially

in the first two

sets, was a slide by the

GBS middle hitters, especially

the Titans’ Ashley

Carr. Carr had seven of her

12 kills in the first two sets,

primarily on the slide.

“Ashley Carr is sick at

it,” Dorn said. “It’s so hard

to read her, we can’t read

her in practice. It’s unconventional

how she hits it

and she’s got a whip of an

arm.”

Thelander acknowledged

her squad had a tough time

stopping the slide but they

were able to adjust.

“We haven’t seen many

teams run that many slides

and they knew that was a

weakness,” Thelander said.

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MARTIN CARLINO |

Contributing Editor

• Loyola 17, Marist 14: A late field

goal by the Ramblers wins this

playoff showdown featuring two

great defenses.

• Lake Forest

• Brother Rice

• Lincoln-Way East

• Lake Zurich

• Glenwood

• Nazareth

Listen Up

“Having him (back) is a total difference for our

team.”

John Holecek — Loyola football coach on Vaughn

Pemberton’s return to the football field.

tunE in

What to watch this week

FOOTBALL: The season is in do-or die mode now as the playoffs

have begun.

• Loyola hosts Glenbard West at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov.

9, in Wilmette.

Index

29 - Girls swimming and diving

27 - Girls volleyball Coach/Player of the Year

Fastbreak is compiled by Sports Editor Michael

Wojtychiw, m.wojtychiw@22ndcenturymedia.com.


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