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  • Contributors: Wilmette Public Library
  • Groups: The Wilmette Beacon
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  • "Wilmette's last farm family gives way to Centennial Park"
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 26 Mar 2020, p. 14     Describes the history and founding of Centennial Park on the west side of Wilmette.
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 26 Mar 2020, p. 14   Describes the history and founding of Centennial Park on the west side ...
  • "Officials report 'good first day' of remote learning despite unprecedented circumstances"
    Dorman, Aaron, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 26 Mar 2020, p. 10     Describes the first days of remote learning at New Trier school district.
    Dorman, Aaron, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 26 Mar 2020, p. 10   Describes the first days of remote learning at New Trier school district.
  • "Wilmette President signs local disaster declaration"
    Degrechie, Eric, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 26 Mar 2020, p. 8     Describes the Declaration of Local Disaster Public Health Emergency that was signed by village president Bob Bielinski on March 17 in Wilmette.
    Degrechie, Eric, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 26 Mar 2020, p. 8   Describes the Declaration of Local Disaster Public Health Emergency that was signed ...
  • "Wilmette families adapt to learning at home with schools closed for now"
    Burnell, Alexa, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 26 Mar 2020, 4, 6     Describes the first days of remote learning in Wilmette during the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
    Burnell, Alexa, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 26 Mar 2020, 4, 6   Describes the first days of remote learning in Wilmette during the start ...
  • "E-learning program officially approved; rolled out"
    Marver, Todd, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 26 Mar 2020, p. 3     Describes the implementation of the e-learning program throughout the school district.
    Marver, Todd, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 26 Mar 2020, p. 3   Describes the implementation of the e-learning program throughout the school district.
  • "Revisiting my 'Contagion' column from 2011"
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 19 Mar 2020, p. 18     Mentions the film 'Contagion' that was filmed in Wilmette in 2019, and describes the Spanish influenza epidemic of 1918-1919 and its impact on the local area.
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 19 Mar 2020, p. 18   Mentions the film 'Contagion' that was filmed in Wilmette in 2019, and ...
  • "Local Schools close due to COVID-19; students begin online lessons"
    Degrechie, Eric, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 19 Mar 2020, p. 6     Describes the various school closures in the local area due to Covid-19
    Degrechie, Eric, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 19 Mar 2020, p. 6   Describes the various school closures in the local area due to Covid-19
  • "Wilmette closes government buildings, facilities to public"
    Degrechie, Eric, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 19 Mar 2020, 3, 10     Describes various public entities, including the Public Works facility, the Wilmette Historical Museum, Village Hall, and other facilities that closed due to the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
    Degrechie, Eric, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 19 Mar 2020, 3, 10   Describes various public entities, including the Public Works facility, the Wilmette Historical ...
  • "More news flashes from days of yore (1912-1919)"
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 12 Mar 2020, p. 26     Clips of Wilmette news briefs from 1912-1919
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 12 Mar 2020, p. 26   Clips of Wilmette news briefs from 1912-1919
  • "League of Women Voters reaches 100-year milestone"
    League of Women Voters of Wilmette, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 12 Mar 2020, p. 16     Describes the founding of the organization and a brief history.
    League of Women Voters of Wilmette, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 12 Mar 2020, p. 16   Describes the founding of the organization and a brief history.
  • "Restored Kenilworth Assembly Hall reopened"
    Anderson, Hilary, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 12 Mar 2020, p. 8     The Kenilworth Assembly Hall, designed by architect George W. Maher, is reopened. It was restored and renovated by the Kenilworth Park District.
    Anderson, Hilary, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 12 Mar 2020, p. 8   The Kenilworth Assembly Hall, designed by architect George W. Maher, is reopened. ...
  • Pierce, Dan (Died)
    appeared in The Wilmette Beacon, 5 Mar 2020, p. 30     Former mayor of Highland Park and New Trier graduate...
    appeared in The Wilmette Beacon, 5 Mar 2020, p. 30   Former mayor of Highland Park and New Trier graduate...
  • Jones, David P. (Died)
    appeared in The Wilmette Beacon, 5 Mar 2020, p. 10     Rev. Dr. David P. Jones, Wilmette fire chaplin and Kenilworth pastor. Includes two photos...
    appeared in The Wilmette Beacon, 5 Mar 2020, p. 10   Rev. Dr. David P. Jones, Wilmette fire chaplin and Kenilworth pastor. Includes ...
  • "Wilmette's unrecognized war hero : Edwin Dempsey"
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 5 Mar 2020, 22, 25     Describes Wilmette resident Edwin Dempsey's invention of a coding system that revolutionized the transport of U.S. military on the railroads during World War I.
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 5 Mar 2020, 22, 25   Describes Wilmette resident Edwin Dempsey's invention of a coding system that revolutionized ...
  • "More news flashes from days of yore"
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 27 Feb 2020, p. 19     Reprint of news clippings from Wilmette from 1913-1919; several news tidbits mention rules of Wilmette Beach. Includes photo of Pearl Martin.
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 27 Feb 2020, p. 19   Reprint of news clippings from Wilmette from 1913-1919; several news tidbits mention ...
  • "New Trier set to celebrate 100th anniversary of choir program"
    Dorman, Aaron, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 27 Feb 2020, p. 18     Briefly describes the 100 year history of the New Trier High School Choir Opera program.
    Dorman, Aaron, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 27 Feb 2020, p. 18   Briefly describes the 100 year history of the New Trier High School ...
  • "Avoca Center razed on Illinois Road, next to Marie Murphy"
    Anderson, Hilary, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 27 Feb 2020, p. 12     Describes the decision to raze Avoca Center, a building owned by Avoca School District
    Anderson, Hilary, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 27 Feb 2020, p. 12   Describes the decision to raze Avoca Center, a building owned by Avoca ...
  • "Terror at Walker Bros. Pancake House"
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 20 Feb 2020, p. 16     Describes the May 7, 1973 incident at Walker Bros. Pancake House when Eddie Gibson and George Nurse attempted to rob the Pancake House, taking hostages while attempting to do do. No one was hurt and the two men were arrested and eventually sentenced to serve time at the Joliet prison.
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois: 22nd Century Media, 20100908), 20 Feb 2020, p. 16   Describes the May 7, 1973 incident at Walker Bros. Pancake House when ...
  • Gilson, Jamie Marie (Died)
    appeared in The Wilmette Beacon, 20 Feb 2020, p. 27. Date of Event: 11 Feb 2020     ...
    appeared in The Wilmette Beacon, 20 Feb 2020, p. 27. Date of Event: 11 Feb 2020   ...
  • "More news flashes from days of yore"
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois), 13 Feb 2020, p. 22     Reprinted news articles from 1904-1913 in Wilmette.
    Jacoby, John, The Wilmette Beacon (Northbrook, Illinois), 13 Feb 2020, p. 22   Reprinted news articles from 1904-1913 in Wilmette.
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