229. This Week in Barrington Life

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Barrington Life Issue - September 26, 2013

I can’t wait to dive into this week’s Barrington Life newspaper arriving in all 60010 mailboxes today. This week’s cover story puts the spotlight on Barrington High School’s 2013 Barrington Idol winner and senior, Maggie Quinn.

Barrington Life Issue - September 26, 2013
Barrington Life Issue – September 26, 2013

Here’s a snapshot of the range of stories you’ll find in this week’s Barrington Life

A talented tradition
Barrington High School students take the stage for a competitive singing competition – “American Idol” style.  Learn why this year’s winner, Maggie Quinn, wasn’t sure she wanted to tryout until the very last minute.  Plus, last year’s winner shocked the crowd when he took the stage once more.

Get to know Morgan Clune
This Barrington 8th grader surprised herself and the nation when she was named the National Elite dancer within the junior division of the National Dance Competition held in Las Vegas.  Clune learned hard work pays off and she’s not about to retire her dance shoes any time soon!  Barrington Life tells of Clune’s dance experience, dedicated lifestyle and goals for the future.

Local family raises big bucks for ALS research
Barrington resident, Paul Launer, joined more than 170 walkers in the Les Turner ALS Walk4Life in Chicago this past weekend – and he brought his home-based Iron Horse Brigade!  Barrington Life spoke with Launer’s young daughters and local helpers to learn more about the community’s support.

BHS graduate named Loyola hockey coach
Grant Riendeau is proving experience can mean more than age as he heads into the 2013-2014 season as the team’s head coach at just 22 years old!  Riendeau told Barrington Life he has two goals – to revamp Loyola’s hockey program and to win.  This week’s story sheds some light on Riendeau’s coaching philosophy.

You’ll find these stories and much more in this week’s paper!

Barrington Life is owned by Shaw Media and mailed weekly to 17,000+ homes and businesses in zip code 60010. Watch for next week’s issue in the mail on Thursday. In the meantime, you can keep track of their latest stories on their website at MyBarringtonLife.com.

(In June, 365Barrington.com entered into a news & marketing partnership with Shaw Media and Barrington Life newspaper to work together in promoting Barrington events, stories, organizations and businesses online and in print.)

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