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Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Dec 2010, p. 46, 47

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Brief descriptions of unusual news stories in the past. 2001, Wagner Farm in Glenview organized as a park. 2006, police encourage Wilmette salon owners to insist their clients stay in the shops until their manicures dry so they will be encouraged to use seat belts in their cars. Photograph salon owner Genevieve Chmielewska with Officer Jessica Black. 1951, Wilmette resident John Bordes, former White Sox farmhand, started the Wilmette Baseball Association. The Village of Gross Point built a Village Hall in 1896 with fees generated by the 15 taverns within its boundaries. The village dissolved its government just before the onset of Prohibition. The building is now occupied by the Wilmette Historical Society.
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30 Dec 2010
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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5, 10, 25, 100 years ago in the news