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  • Preps star finds new zest on the beach
    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.
    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 ...
  • Lakefront meetings scheduled
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Nov 2012, p. 14     Park district officials will hold two November meetings for residents to learn more about the three proposals for the future of Wilmette's lakefront parks ahead of a final December Park Board hearing on the issue.
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Nov 2012, p. 14   Park district officials will hold two November meetings for residents to learn ...
  • Lakefront tops 2012 stories
    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 ...
    Curtis Lehmkuhl, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Dec 2012, 18, 19   Review of major news stories for the past year. Subheadings include: Village ...
  • Year of the lakefront
    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.
    Curtis Lehmkuhl, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Dec 2012, Cover   Photograph Mike Boyer and Patrick Duffy, two residents leading the effort to ...
  • Lakefront plan heads to more concrete phase
    Kathy Routliffe, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 2012, p. 14     Wilmette Park Commissioners acknowledged the long and frustrating process of deciding Wilmette's lakefront future. The three master plan proposals are available online at the website www.wilmettepark.org under the drop down menu "Lakefront Plan." Residents are urged to continue giving suggestions to commissioners.
    Kathy Routliffe, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 2012, p. 14   Wilmette Park Commissioners acknowledged the long and frustrating process of deciding Wilmette's ...
  • 2012 park levy to stay flat
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Nov 2012, p. 25     The propose $8.4 million 2012 property tax levy that Wilmette Park District commissioners are expected to approve Dec. 10 is only $294 higher than that approved for 2011.
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Nov 2012, p. 25   The propose $8.4 million 2012 property tax levy that Wilmette Park District ...
  • Second Wilmette lakefront session Thursday
    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.
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Nov 2012, p. 26   The Wilmette Park District plans to hold another information session Thursday night, ...
  • Ravinia Park opening was pleasing event
    Walter Allen Stults, Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Jul 1913, p. 1     Chicago Symphony Orchestra performed the opening concert of the season at Ravinia Park in Highland Park. Frederick Stock is the conductor. Baroness van Rotenthal performed interpretative dance. The reviewer was not impressed with her efforts.
    Walter Allen Stults, Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Jul 1913, p. 1   Chicago Symphony Orchestra performed the opening concert of the season at Ravinia ...
  • Wilmette plans for lakefront's future
    Rob Hart, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Sep 2012, 7, 10     this fall Wilmette Park Board members will see three possible master plan ideas developed by landscape architect JJR. List of suggestions developed by the district's lakefront commission to be incorporated into the plan. Comments by Terry Porter, Glen Noren, Charles Shea, John Olvaney, Mary Shea. Additional comments by resident Fred ...
    Rob Hart, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Sep 2012, 7, 10   this fall Wilmette Park Board members will see three possible master plan ...
  • Looking forward at the lake
    Dan Luedert, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Sep 2012, Cover     Photograph Fred Fitzsimons, Commissioner John Lovany, Marie Shea, Park District Director Steve Wilson and Lakefront Commission member Charles Shea near Lakeview Center at Gillson Park. Story p.7
    Dan Luedert, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Sep 2012, Cover   Photograph Fred Fitzsimons, Commissioner John Lovany, Marie Shea, Park District Director Steve ...
  • More lakefront workshops planned
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Aug 2012, p. 13     Wilmette Park District officials expect to launch a second round of public workshops on the district's propose lakefront master plan within a month. Comments by Former Park District Director, Terry Porter.
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Aug 2012, p. 13   Wilmette Park District officials expect to launch a second round of public ...
  • Prairie beauty reborn at Centennial
    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 ...
    Buzz Orr, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Aug 2012, 7, 10   Native plant specialist Charlotte Adelman of Wilmette looks over plants in the ...
  • Prairie beauty reborn
    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.
    Buzz Orr, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Aug 2012, Cover   Native plant specialist Charlotte Adelman of Wilmette looks over plants in the ...
  • The Great Outdoors
    Rob Hart, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Jul 2012, 16, 17     Photographs taken at Gillson Park on Father's Day. Photographs Jackson Detting of Wilmette; Jack and Carey Farley of Wilmette with their three sons, Keane age 5, Declan age 3 and Cormac age 10 months; Zak Thompson, age 15, of Wilmette; John Thompson of Wilmette; Kevin Hart, age 8 of Wilmette; ...
    Rob Hart, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Jul 2012, 16, 17   Photographs taken at Gillson Park on Father's Day. Photographs Jackson Detting of ...
  • Anxiously Await Ravinia Opening
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 May 1913, p. 1     Ravinia Park's second season begins Sat., June 28. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mr. Stock, will perform. Stock will conduct for 4 weeks. Then Attillo Parelli will conduct. Jennie De Fau and Lois Ewell, sopranos from the Chicago Grand Opera Company, will perform. Louis Kriedler, and Florence Mulford from ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 May 1913, p. 1   Ravinia Park's second season begins Sat., June 28. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, ...
  • Northwest Park District Board busy
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Mar 1913, p. 10     The Evanston Northwest Park District Board is taking a postal card referendum vote on the proposition to purchase a block of the woods in the northwestern section of the city, bounded by Colfax and Grant street and Bennett and Ewing avenues for $20,000. Park commissioners D. H. Perkins, M. D. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Mar 1913, p. 10   The Evanston Northwest Park District Board is taking a postal card referendum ...
  • Wilmette's parks and gardens letter Mary Schmick, Wilmette
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Oct 2011, p. 33     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Oct 2011, p. 33   ...
  • Winnetka Citizens Are for New Park
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Feb 1913, p. 1     A meeting was held last Friday night at the at the Winnetka village hall to discuss having the park board hold another election to purchase property for a second park...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Feb 1913, p. 1   A meeting was held last Friday night at the at the Winnetka ...
  • Parks roll with heat, some cancellations
    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...
    Routliffe, Kathy, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Jul 2011, p. 5   The heat and heat index persuaded district officials to cancel or modify ...
  • Board to allow ideas for park's renaming
    Irv Leavitt, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 2007, p. 9     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
    Irv Leavitt, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 2007, p. 9   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
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