Top 10 November Stories on Winnetka-Glencoe Patch
A fire, obituary and charges against New Trier students topped our list of readers' favorite stories of the month.
Winnetka Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 800 block of Bryant Avenue. No one was injured in the fire. The fire was mostly in the back of a house under construction at 807 Bryant Avenue and did not affect nearby homes, according to Winnetka Fire Chief Alan Berkowsky.
Marc Cardoza, 43, of Winnetka, passed away on November 11.
Six New Trier High School students were charged with distributing inappropriate photos by text and email. The investigation began last month and District 203 Superintendent Linda Yonke alerted parents that the police were looking into the matter.
Winnetka lawyer Joseph P. Collins has been convicted again in a $2.4-billion fraud case that led to the collapse of Refco, one of the biggest independent commodities firms.
The Winnetka Home Owners Association’s (WHOA) newsletter said some people who wrote to the organization reported receiving harassing phone calls or visits because of their support for a Village Trustee candidate. Winnetka police say no formal complaints have been filed regarding the issue.
Results include the 9th and 10th Congressional districts; 9th and 29th State Senate districts; 18th and 58th State House districts; Glencoe Bond referendum and Northfield Electrical Aggregation referendum.
New Trier High School ranked among top 10 high schools in the state. Five Winnetka schools and two Northfield schools were ranked among top 50 in the State.
Next April’s Winnetka elections promise to be interesting as former trustee Chris Rintz said he will mount an independent campaign for Village President following Winnetka Caucus Council’s selection of Gene Greable for that post.
The home sits on 1.04-acres and features four bedrooms and seven bathrooms.
Highland Park resident Lena Katamanin is suing a Winnetka based real estate firm, claiming the firm is responsible for the theft of more than $162,000 worth of jewelry from her home during an open house in April.