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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 ...
  • Panel backs Preserve plan for Elmwood Beach
    Buzz Orr, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Nov 2012, 7, 10     The Village Board's municipal services committee, headed by Trustee Cameron Krueger, recommends making the Elmwood Avenue lake front property a passive nature preserve. Their recommendation is was scheduled to go to the Village Board on Tuesday. Photograph of Village of Wilmette Director of Engineering, Brigitte A. Mayerhofer, and Wilmette Trustee, ...
    Buzz Orr, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Nov 2012, 7, 10   The Village Board's municipal services committee, headed by Trustee Cameron Krueger, recommends ...
  • Panel backs beach plan
    Buzz Orr, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Nov 2012, Cover     Photograph of Village of Wilmette Director of Engineering, Brigitte A. Mayerhofer, and Wilmette Trustee, Cameron Krueger, talking at Village Hall about the Elmwood Beach Access Plan. Story p.7
    Buzz Orr, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Nov 2012, Cover   Photograph of Village of Wilmette Director of Engineering, Brigitte A. Mayerhofer, and ...
  • 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, ...
  • Evanston To Have Public Bathing Beach
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Jul 1913, p. 1     Alderman Changelon, at the regular meeting of the Evanston City Council introduced a resolution for the establishment of a public beach in Evanston. Aldermen Chandler, Hummegaard and Changelon will be on the committee overseeing the beach...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Jul 1913, p. 1   Alderman Changelon, at the regular meeting of the Evanston City Council introduced ...
  • Evanston to have public bathing beach
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Jul 1913, p. 1     Alderman Chandler introduced a resolution to establish a public bathing beach in Evanston. A committee to study the issue was set up. Members are Aldermen chandler, Hummelgaard and Changelon.
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Jul 1913, p. 1   Alderman Chandler introduced a resolution to establish a public bathing beach in ...
  • Winnetka to have finest free beach
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Jul 1913, p. 1     In a few days work on the Winnetka free bathing beach will be completed.
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Jul 1913, p. 1   In a few days work on the Winnetka free bathing beach will ...
  • Bathing Beach To Open
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Jun 1913, p. 3     The Kenilworth beach will re-open Sat. following some improvements...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Jun 1913, p. 3   The Kenilworth beach will re-open Sat. following some improvements...
  • Committee narrows Elmwood options
    Kathy Routliffe, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Sep 2012, p. 19     The municipal services committee has three options to explore for the Elmwood Avenue beach front property: vacate it, Make it a passive nature preserve, or make it a Gillson Park-style controlled beach, possibly with park district cooperation.
    Kathy Routliffe, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Sep 2012, p. 19   The municipal services committee has three options to explore for the Elmwood ...
  • Bathing Beach Opens At Highland Park
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Jun 1913, p. 1     Highland Park resdidents have funded a new beach. The funding is from the Ossoli Club. Morris Parret will be in charge of the beach...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Jun 1913, p. 1   Highland Park resdidents have funded a new beach. The funding is from ...
  • 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 ...
  • Action needed on beach propety, resident warns.
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Aug 2012, p. 10     Dennis Chookaszian and his neighbor Susan Noyes have concerns about the public beach right-of-way near the 1100 block of Michigan known informally as the Elmwood beach. In addition to other concerns of nearby residents, the issue of public safety is important in this unsupervised area. Comments by beach-goers Sam Belliel ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Aug 2012, p. 10   Dennis Chookaszian and his neighbor Susan Noyes have concerns about the public ...
  • Beach has long history, uncertain future
    Kathy Routliffe, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Aug 2012, p. 5     The lakfront area at Elmwood and Michigan avenue was once an official public beach in the early 20th century. Wilmette Village Board closed the beach in 1933, but it remained accessible from Elmwood until the village built a fence across the right of way several decades later. Village residents said ...
    Kathy Routliffe, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Aug 2012, p. 5   The lakfront area at Elmwood and Michigan avenue was once an official ...
  • Elmwood beach future requires control, residents say
    Kathy Routliffe, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Aug 2012, p. 5     Residents attended an Aug. 7 village Municipal Services Committee meeting described by trustee Cameron Krueger as an effort by the Village Board to gather ideas about the public right-of-way at the Elmwood Ave. beachfront. Some residents said Wilmette should keep the right of way open to the public while others ...
    Kathy Routliffe, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Aug 2012, p. 5   Residents attended an Aug. 7 village Municipal Services Committee meeting described by ...
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