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311. This Week in Barrington Suburban Life

311. This Week in Barrington Suburban Life

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Barrington has been in the Chicagoland media spotlight this week after news surfaced that a BHS alumna and Barrington resident had found never-before-seen photos of JFK’s 1960 campaign visit to Barrington High School.  That story – and one of those images – takes the spotlight on the cover of this week’s Barrington Suburban Life newspaper.

Barrington Suburban Life - 11.21.2013 Issue
Barrington Suburban Life – 11.21.2013 Issue

The family donated those found JFK images to Barrington High School on the eve of the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination this week, but that’s just one of many great features inside this week’s paper.  Here an overview of the stories you’ll find inside, according to the paper’s editor, Dan McCaleb:

Remembering JFK the Barrington way
Fifty years after John F. Kennedy’s assassination, a BHS alumni has donated several family photos to the high school. These newly unveiled photos are some of the town’s only recovered photos from Kennedy’s 1960 campaign visit. Read this week’s Barrington Suburban Life to learn what makes these photos so unique and what other residents remember from that historic day.

Get to know Barrington master chef Jaime Laurita
This talented food and wine enthusiast has found a way to make his passion into a brand – a brand that he hopes to expand nationwide. Laurita grew up on the East coast and has even made several appearances on The Real Housewives of New Jersey, but Barrington Suburban Life has all the details on why this entrepreneur chooses to live in Barrington.

Stitching 20 years of success
Barrington Tailor Shop owner Jolly Dandona learned how to do intricate hand beading when growing up in India, watching her mother. Dandona has been sewing since the age of 12 and Barrington Suburban Life contributor Stephanie Kohl found out why Barrington Tailor Shop has become one of the town’s most trusted independent garment service.

Olympian soccer session
What would you do for a chance to play soccer with U.S. Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan? Nearly 100 young athletes had a chance to do just this at the Lake Barrington Field House on Sunday. Barrington Suburban Life Reporter Tarah Thorne met with an 11-year-old Lake Barrington resident, Jessica Inman who raised $3,550.000 for charity in return for a day with Morgan. This week’s Barrington Suburban Life has full coverage of the local event – plus, an exclusive interview with the Morgan herself!

You’ll find these stories and much more in this week’s Barrington Sububan Life newspaper.

Barrington Suburban Life is owned by Shaw Media and mailed weekly to 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 or at

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

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