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  • Year of the lakefront
    NewspaperImageText  Curtis Lehmkuhl, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Dec 2012, Cover     Photograph Mike Boyer and Patrick Duffy, two residents leading the effort to keep open a small piece of land that fronts the lake. Area formerly named Elmwood Beach. Story p.18.
    NewspaperImageText  Curtis Lehmkuhl, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Dec 2012, Cover   Photograph Mike Boyer and Patrick Duffy, two residents leading the effort to keep open a small piece of land that fronts the lake. Area formerly named Elmwood Beach. Story p.18.
  • Lakefront tops 2012 stories
    NewspaperImageText  Curtis Lehmkuhl, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Dec 2012, 18, 19     Review of major news stories for the past year. Subheadings include: Village converts Elmwood Beach to nature preserve; District ponders trio of future for Gilson, Langdon parks; District ditches fence, hikes security; Wilmette Harbor management up for bid, debate; Hotel proposal leads to fight, lawsuit. Photograph Mike Boyer and Patrick ...
    NewspaperImageText  Curtis Lehmkuhl, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Dec 2012, 18, 19   Review of major news stories for the past year. Subheadings include: Village converts Elmwood Beach to nature preserve; District ponders trio of future for Gilson, Langdon parks; District ditches fence, ...
  • Neighbors take in fifth annual concert
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Aug 2009, p. 27     Several hundred neighbors enjoyed the Thornwood Park concert July 19 sponsored by Friends of Thornwood Park. Photograph Tony Lorenz and Bob Berland; Members of the Ellis family; Allie Weix...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Aug 2009, p. 27   Several hundred neighbors enjoyed the Thornwood Park concert July 19 sponsored by Friends of Thornwood Park. Photograph Tony Lorenz and Bob Berland; Members of the Ellis family; Allie Weix...
  • Parks roll with heat, some cancellations
    NewspaperImageText  Routliffe, Kathy, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Jul 2011, p. 5     The heat and heat index persuaded district officials to cancel or modify a number of programs such as outdoor summer camps and field trips to outdoor locations. Comments by Steve Wilson, Wilmette Park District Director. Photograph Julie and Bill Buckun of Wilmette on the beach at Gillson Park....
    NewspaperImageText  Routliffe, Kathy, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Jul 2011, p. 5   The heat and heat index persuaded district officials to cancel or modify a number of programs such as outdoor summer camps and field trips to outdoor locations. Comments by Steve ...
  • Prairie beauty reborn
    NewspaperImageText  Buzz Orr, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Aug 2012, Cover     Native plant specialist Charlotte Adelman of Wilmette looks over plants in the Centennial Prairie Garden in Wilmette. Story p.7. Photograph Charlotte Adelman.
    NewspaperImageText  Buzz Orr, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Aug 2012, Cover   Native plant specialist Charlotte Adelman of Wilmette looks over plants in the Centennial Prairie Garden in Wilmette. Story p.7. Photograph Charlotte Adelman.
  • Prairie beauty reborn at Centennial
    NewspaperImageText  Buzz Orr, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Aug 2012, 7, 10     Native plant specialist Charlotte Adelman of Wilmette looks over plants in the Centennial Prairie Garden in Wilmette. The garden was created in 2010 from a former grass-covered detention pond in the park. The garden was part of an Eagle Scout project of Joe Bruner who worked on the plan with ...
    NewspaperImageText  Buzz Orr, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Aug 2012, 7, 10   Native plant specialist Charlotte Adelman of Wilmette looks over plants in the Centennial Prairie Garden in Wilmette. The garden was created in 2010 from a former grass-covered detention pond in ...
  • Ravinia Park Will Be Open Tomorrow Eve
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jun 1915, p. 1     The season at Ravinia Park will be formally opened tomorrow evening with the first of the summer's concerts by the Chicago Symphone orchestra directed by Frederick Stock. Joan Sawyer will interpret modern dancs at the evening concerts for the first two weeks of the season. Noted artists will include Bruno ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jun 1915, p. 1   The season at Ravinia Park will be formally opened tomorrow evening with the first of the summer's concerts by the Chicago Symphone orchestra directed by Frederick Stock. Joan Sawyer will ...
  • Resident pleased with dog beach decision
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Feb 1996, p. 5     ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Feb 1996, p. 5   ...
  • Dog looks forward to day at the beach, letter Nancy King Bohrer
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Apr 1996, p. 14     ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Apr 1996, p. 14   ...
  • Park Board shrinks dog beach expansion
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Feb 1997, p. 5     ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Feb 1997, p. 5   ...
  • Resident unhappy with pro-dog beach decision
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Feb 1996, p. 5     ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Feb 1996, p. 5   ...
  • Dog beach debate will continue
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Aug 1995, p. 5     ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Aug 1995, p. 5   ...
  • Scenes from Wilmette's Playgrounds
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Jun 1918, p. 1     Families who decide not to travel for vacations have many options for recreation in the village beach, parks and playgrounds. The West Side Park has assorted playground apparatus. The playgrounds are enclosed by a fence to prevent children wandering into the streets. A police officer is stationed at the park ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Jun 1918, p. 1   Families who decide not to travel for vacations have many options for recreation in the village beach, parks and playgrounds. The West Side Park has assorted playground apparatus. The playgrounds ...
  • Ravinia is Great Place for Boys
    Newspaper  Bruce McLeish, Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Aug 1918, p. 1     North Shore residents are responsible for splendid success of War Recreation Work. The Ravinia Club Athletics committee, Mrs. Ralph A. Bard of Highland Park, chairman, has planned a program for Saturday afternoon beginning with a baseball game, a cavalry drill, tugs of war, sack races, potato races, pillow fights and ...
    Newspaper  Bruce McLeish, Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Aug 1918, p. 1   North Shore residents are responsible for splendid success of War Recreation Work. The Ravinia Club Athletics committee, Mrs. Ralph A. Bard of Highland Park, chairman, has planned a program for ...
  • You'll have to be good at playground
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Aug 1918, p. 1     Junior Village, organized and controlled by children is in charge of West Side Park to regulate behavior on the playground. List of posted rules of behavior includes no throwing of sand, high swinging or standing on tables or teeters.

    Junior village officers are Anna Brownlee, president; Vera Young, her ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Aug 1918, p. 1   Junior Village, organized and controlled by children is in charge of West Side Park to regulate behavior on the playground. List of posted rules of behavior includes no throwing of ...
  • Referendum Vote for Winnetkans
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Sep 1912, p. 1     Referendum vote coming up for Winnetka concerning a new park and equipment for the present parks to cost $30,000. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Sep 1912, p. 1   Referendum vote coming up for Winnetka concerning a new park and equipment for the present parks to cost $30,000. ...
  • Second Wilmette lakefront session Thursday
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Nov 2012, p. 26     The Wilmette Park District plans to hold another information session Thursday night, November 15, at Gillson Park's Lakeview Center for residents interested in proposals to revamp Wilmette's lakefront.
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Nov 2012, p. 26   The Wilmette Park District plans to hold another information session Thursday night, November 15, at Gillson Park's Lakeview Center for residents interested in proposals to revamp Wilmette's lakefront.
  • Preps star finds new zest on the beach
    NewspaperText  Karie Angell Luc, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Nov 2012, p. 20     Dana Leonard organized Beach Body Fitness classes on Winnetka's Tower Road Beach through the Winnetka Park District.
    NewspaperText  Karie Angell Luc, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Nov 2012, p. 20   Dana Leonard organized Beach Body Fitness classes on Winnetka's Tower Road Beach through the Winnetka Park District.
  • Association details Roemer Park project
    NewspaperText  Kimberly Fornek, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Feb 2009, p. 7     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
    NewspaperText  Kimberly Fornek, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Feb 2009, p. 7   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
  • Hats off to neighbors, letter Fay Paras, Wilmette
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Apr 2007, p. 26     ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Apr 2007, p. 26   ...
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