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Skokie residents: Improve safety, communication 2010-07-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 1, 2010 , p. 7 Kenning, Barbara, Hickey, Brian, Crime prevention, Berdes, Celia, Skokie Voice, Van Dusen, George, Lipin, Lisa, Scarpelli, Anthony, Skokie Police Department, Lewis, Sam, Newsom, Lorri, Communication, Katzman, Bob, Silverberg, Barry, Parks
Concerns raised about man in Skokie's Sequoia Park 2009-03-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 26, 2009, p. 11 Public School District 68 - Security, McTague, Frances, Sequoya Park, Jane Stenson Elementary School, Parks, Skokie Police Department
Mayor: Skokie in midst of unprecedented changes 2007-01-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 4, 2007, p. 5 Holiday Inn North Shore, Skokie Swift, Holocaust Memorial Museum, Business, Skokie Fire Department, Skokie - City planning, Hanson, Wayne, Illinois Science and Technology Park, Tennes, Ann, Schwartz, Harvey, Clark, Ann, Transportation, Optima, Inc., Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard, West Dempster Street Business Redevelopment District, Parks, National Louis University, Doubletree Hotel, Gorell, Jacqueline, Business - Hotels and motels, Traffic, Energy conservation, Van Dusen, George, Business - Shopping centers
Skokie Park District holds dedication at 'Grandma's Park 2005-10-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 13, 2005, p. 8 Elkan, Marian S., Skokie Park District, Schneiderman, Mark, Lockwood Park, Van Dusen, George, Parks
Skokie approves park pact 2005-02-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 24, 2005, p. 8 Skokie Board of Trustees, Skokie Park District, Parks
Trustees sign off on downtown park 2005-02-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 17, 2005, p. 5 Skokie Board of Trustees, Skokie Park District, Peyer, Peter, Parks, Thompson, Tom
Plans for new park taking shape quickly 2005-01-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 27, 2005, p. 10 Skokie Park District, Schneiderman, Mark, Parks
Board OKs pact to build park 2005-01-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 6, 2005, p. 3 Alexander, Deborah, Bender, Michael, Skokie Park District, Schneiderman, Mark, Skokie Park District - Board, Van Dusen, George, Parks
Gandhi statue erected in new Skokie park 2004-12-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 30, 2004, p. 5 Heritage Park, Gandhi, Mahatma, Parks
Unveiling of Gandhi statue draws crowd to Skokie park 2004-10-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 7, 2004, p. 73 Gandhi Memorial Trust Fund, Heritage Park, Gandhi, Mahatma, Toulee, Kala, Parks, Kamaria, Omprakash
Gandhi graces park 2004-10-07 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 7, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 1 Heritage Park, Gandhi, Mahatma, Parks
Gandhi statue ceremony set for Saturday 2004-09-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 30, 2004, p. 10 Gandhi Memorial Trust Fund, Heritage Park, Gandhi, Mahatma, Parks
Statue groundbreaking scheduled for weekend 2004-07-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 22, 2004, p. 6 Gandhi Memorial Trust Fund, Heritage Park, Gandhi, Mahatma, Parks
Gandhi statue ready for October unveiling 2004-07-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 8, 2004, p. 3 Gandhi Memorial Trust Fund, Heritage Park, Gandhi, Mahatma, Parks
Proposed bike path would stretch from Skokie to Wisconsin 2004-07-08 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 8, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 1 Cox, James, Sports - Cycling, Union Pacific Railroad Company, Parks
Skokie looks to obtain downtown properties 2004-06-24 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 24, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 1 Luke, Paul, Ordinances, Parks, Village Inn, Smoking, Thompson, Tom, Miles, Randy, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Zoning, Professional Facilities Management Inc., Skokie Board of Trustees, Peyer, Peter
Skokie's year old Pooch Park is off the leash 2004-06-10 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 10, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 4 Pooch Park, Pets, Woofstock, Parks
Veterans Memorial moves to plaza 2004-05-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 27, 2004, p. 3 Krier Plaza, Holidays and celebrations - Memorial Day, Parks
Agencies to continue sharing juvenile criminal information 2004-05-20 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 20, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 4 Public School District 73, Cook County State's Attorney, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Public School District 69, Public School District 73 1/2, Parks, Skokie Police Department, Redline Cycle Services, Skokie Board of Trustees, Public School District 68, Public School District 72, Crime and criminals
Upgrades slated for Skokie Northshore Channel Park 2004-01-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 22, 2004, p. 5 Skokie Board of Trustees, Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Parks, North Shore Channel, Rigoni, Al
Park board split over use of funds 2003-12-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 11, 2003, p. 3 Timber Ridge Park, Skokie Park District - Board, Parks, Skokie Park District - Budget and expenditures
Parks to seek bids on Laramie shelter 2003-08-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 28, 2003, p. 12 Skokie Park District, Laramie Park, Parks
Park meeting tonight 2003-06-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 26, 2003, p. 11 Skokie Park District, Noise, Winnebago Park, Parks
Woofstock" to mark grand opening 2003-05-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 22, 2003, p. 8 Animals, Pooch Park, Parks
New park not school's duty 2003-05-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 15, 2003, p. 18 Cheder Lubavitch Hebrew Day School, Housing - Town houses, Parks, Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois, Editorial
Dog park opening Saturday 2003-04-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 24, 2003, p. 10 Animals, Pooch Park, Parks
High ratings in parks survey 2003-02-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 27, 2003, p. 15 Skokie Park District, Surveys and studies, Parks
Heritage park a good idea but rules need more thought 2003-02-20 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 20, 2003, Sec. 1, p. 1 Heritage Park, Parks, Multiculturalism, Editorial
New park to honor ethnic heritages 2003-02-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 6, 2003, p. 3 Meyer, Barbara, Heritage Park, Van Dusen, George, York, Dennis, Multiculturalism, Parks, Gelder, Michael, Rigoni, Al, Art
Skokie approves sculpture park 2003-02-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 6, 2003, Sec. 1, p. 1 Housing - Town houses, Heritage Park, Van Dusen, George, Multiculturalism, Parks, Gelder, Michael, Perille, Donald, Art, Zoning, Scooters, Skokie Board of Trustees
Dogs allowed around, not in, parks 2002-11-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 21, 2002, p. 3 Alexander, Deborah, Aberman, Susan, Animals, Dammrich Rowing Center, Schneiderman, Mark, Laramie Park, Devonshire Park, Parks, Bender, Michael, Central Park, Byron, Renae, Frenzel, Allan, Skokie Park District - Board
Board looks at dogs in parks 2002-10-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 31, 2002, p. 3 Aberman, Susan, Animals, Bender, Michael, Skokie Park District, Schneiderman, Mark, Frenzel, Allan, Parks
Rowing center named - officially 2001-07-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 19, 2001, p. 4 Dammrich, Thomas, Skokie Park District, Names, titles, etc., Parks
No official vote yet on rowing center's name 2001-07-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 5, 2001, p. 3 Alexander, Deborah, Gould, Lou, Dammrich, Thomas, Skokie Park District, Names, titles, etc., Au Sports Memorabilia, Parks, Gold, Audre, Gulley, Napoleon 'Nap', Gulley, Sandra
Permit parking for park neighbors 2001-04-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 26, 2001, p. 4 Kenton Avenue, Oakton Park, Parks, Parking
Sports Park's success prompts expansion push 2001-02-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 8, 2001, p. 3 Dammrich, Thomas, Sports - Miniature golf, Schmidt, William, Schneiderman, Mark, Frenzel, Allan, Skokie Sports Park, Sports - Golf, Parks, Skokie Park District - Budget and expenditures
Dog run wins state help 2001-01-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 25, 2001, p. 8 Dammrich, Thomas, Dorneker, Robert, Skokie Park District, Parks
Sculpture parks : Galleries of the open air 2000-05-25 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 25, 2000, Sec. 2, p. 1 Scarff, Thomas, Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Feren, Steven, Gall, Ted, Weinberg, Louis, Parks, Rathbun, Mike, Katz, Ray, Art, Oakton Community College, Goldsmith, Barbara
Sculpture goes up despite delay 2000-05-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 11, 2000, p. B3 Art, Goldsmith, Barbara, Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Parks, Rathbun, Mike
A park sculpted by artists 2000-01-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 6, 2000, p. B1 Art, Goldsmith, Barbara, Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Oettinger, Sheila, Parks
No debate on sponsor policy 1999-12-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 16, 1999, p. 9 Advertising, signs and sign boards, Names, titles, etc., Parks, Skokie Park District - Budget and expenditures
Canoe launch has a name 1999-12-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 16, 1999, p. 4 Skokie Rowing Center, Skokie Park District, Names, titles, etc., Parks
Hearing set on rules to rename parks 1999-12-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 2, 1999, p. 9 Advertising, signs and sign boards, Skokie Park District, Names, titles, etc., Parks
Dumping hikes cost of new park 1999-10-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 7, 1999, p. 3 Refuse and refuse disposal, Skokie Park District, Construction, Parks
Soccer, dog groups hear new park plans 1999-09-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 23, 1999, p. 3 Animals, People Organized for Off-leash Canine Habitats (POOCH), Bernardi, Nives, Ucker, Dave, Parks, Feder, Linda, Fonda, Dickelle, Sports - Soccer, Evanston, American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO), Thompson Dyke & Associates, Skokie Park District
Park neighbors frosted over cooling unit 1999-08-19 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 19, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Langfeld Walk, Noise, Parks, 21st Century Cable, Concerned Citizens for Langfeld Walk
Langfeld neighbors say vault blower disruptive 1999-08-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 12, 1999, p. 3 Ripley, Teresa Martinez, Langfeld Walk, Noise, Parks, 21st Century Cable
What's in a name? Greed 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. 14 Skokie Park District, Names, titles, etc., Parks, Editorial
Skokie Park District hangs 'for sale' sign 1999-06-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 24, 1999, p. 3 Advertising, signs and sign boards, Skokie Park District, Names, titles, etc., Skokie Sports Park, Skatium, Parks
New parking lot set for regional sculpture park 1999-06-17 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 17, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Parks, Parking
Learn from picnic mess 1998-08-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 13, 1998, p. 14 Cook County Forest Preserve District, Parks, Schiller Woods, Editorial
Burning questions for forests 1998-08-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 6, 1998, p. 16 Renovation and repair, Miami Woods, Cook County Forest Preserve District, Environment, Parks, Editorial
Skokie, Evanston plan joint park 1998-08-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 6, 1998, p. 11 Evanston, Animals, Skokie Park District, Parks
Villages work hard to make playing better 1998-07-02 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 2, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Lincolnwood, Renovation and repair, Skokie Park District, Construction, Skokie Sports Park, Proesel Park, Niles Family Fitness Center, Parks, Oakton Community Center
Dog owners want the right to take their pets to Skokie parks 1998-05-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 14, 1998, p. 5 Animals, Williams, Dave, Skokie Park District, People Organized for Off-leash Canine Habitats (POOCH), Parks, Feder, Linda, Fonda, Dickelle
High-tech tees : Revamped park on Oakton street will feature state-of-the-art miniature golf course 1997-11-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 6, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 3 Little League Park, Skokie Park District, Skokie Sports Park, Sports - Golf, Traveler's Quest Adventure Golf, Parks
Park districts seek to relax child labor law 1997-09-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 4, 1997, p. 3 Teenagers, Employment, Parks, Laws and regulations, Illinois Association of Park Districts
Five parks to be spruced up 1997-06-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 5, 1997, p. 14 Lauth Park, Renovation and repair, Terminal Park, Skokie Park District, Kenneth Company, Milogem Co., Hamlin Park, Parks, Lorel Park
M-NASR gets insurance rating 1997-02-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 20, 1997, p. 4 Insurance, Illinois Park District Risk Management Agency, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Parks
New sculptures arrive at park 1996-11-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 14, 1996, p. 14 Art, Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Fel-Pro Park, Weinberg, Louis, Parks
Clean-up talks delay park's east side work 1996-11-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 14, 1996, p. 11 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD), Little League Park, Skokie Park District, Parks, Environment
Little League Park expansion plans set 1996-11-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 14, 1996, p. 10 Little League Park, Skokie Park District, Sports - Baseball, Parks
Skokie sculpture park to increase southern exposure 1996-09-12 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 12, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 3 Art, Robbins, Jerome, Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Weinberg, Louis, Parks
Channel park to receive 9 sculptures 1996-09-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 5, 1996, p. 3 Art, Skokie Board of Trustees, Walgreens, Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Fel-Pro Park, Illinois Arts Council, Weinberg, Louis, Parks
Taxes up for some despite lower rates 1996-08-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 15, 1996, p. 3 Taxation - Property tax, Libraries, Government, Schools, Parks
Park safety law drafted 1996-02-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 15, 1996, p. 3 Safety devices and measures, Skokie Park District, Hartman, Steve, Parks, Skokie Police Department
North Branch an escape from hectic life 1995-09-28 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 28, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Organizations and societies, Koenig, Bill, North Branch of the Chicago River, Friends of the Chicago River, Environment, Parks
What's ahead in '95? Past successes to serve as foundation 1995-01-05 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 5, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Markavitch, Vickie, Hartman, Steve, Skokie - City planning, Business, Parks, Rigoni, Al, Thompson, Tom, Berkwits, Jeff, Anthony, Carolyn, Molumby, Robert, Skokie Public Library, Schools
Sculpture makes debut on McCormick 1994-10-27 Art in the Park" will be held at the Skokie North Shore Sculpture Park. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 27, 1994, Sec. 2, p. 1 Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Art in the Park, Parks, Art exhibitions
Hazards may delay play 1994-09-29 Carcinogens in the ground may cause problems for a planned sports field. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 29, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Pollution - Soil, Parks
Weber Park set for $6.2 million facelift 1994-06-16 Weber Park will undergo a $6.2 million renovation. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 16, 1994, p. 7 Renovation and repair, Parks, Weber Park
Residents still vocal on rehab at Devonshire 1994-05-19 Neighbors continue to protest the planned renovation of Devonshire Park. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 19, 1994, p. 13 Renovation and repair, Devonshire Park, Parks
Healpern's photos exhibit beauty of national parks 1993-11-11 By a Clear Light" is a new exhibit at the Skokie Heritage Museum which commemorates the National Park Service. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 11, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 National Park Service, Skokie Heritage Museum, History, Parks
Two park districts win grants to landscape areas with trees 1993-10-21 The Small Business Administration has awarded grants to the Skokie and Niles Park Districts for the addition of trees to recreation areas. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 21, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 3 Trees and plants, Grants, Parks, U.S. Small Business Administration
Devonshire Park plans under fire 1993-10-14 Residents are still critical of the renovation plans for Devonshire Park. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 14, 1993, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Devonshire Park, Parks
No pond, less pool in park plans 1993-10-14 Residents are still critical of the renovation plans for Devonshire Park. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 14, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Renovation and repair, Devonshire Park, Parks
Weber playground nearly ready to use 1993-09-02 Weber Park's playground equipment should be reinstalled soon. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 2, 1993, p. 9 Playgrounds, Parks, Weber Park
Peccia Park name stays put; board 1993-08-19 Despite objections, Frontage Park will keep its new name, Martin F. Peccia Park. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1993, p. 3 Frontage Park, Names, titles, etc., Parks, Martin F. Peccia Park
Neighbors lose in park name game 1993-08-19 Despite objections, Frontage Park will keep its new name, Martin F. Peccia Park. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 19, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Frontage Park, Names, titles, etc., Parks, Martin F. Peccia Park
Peccia Park debate aired 1993-08-12 Neighbors oppose the renaming of Frontage Park to Peccia Park. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 12, 1993, p. 14 Frontage Park, Names, titles, etc., Parks, Martin F. Peccia Park
Hoops get OK to remain at Central Park 1993-06-17 Basketball hoops will remain at Central Park. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 17, 1993, p. 3 Central Park, Parks, Sports - Basketball
Basketball divides neighbors of park 1993-06-17 Basketball hoops will remain at Central Park. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 17, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Central Park, Parks, Sports - Basketball
Park hoops spark debate 1993-06-10 The presence of basketball hoops at Central Park has sparked debate among local residents. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 10, 1993, p. 3 Central Park, Parks, Sports - Basketball
Emerson Park work slated for summer 1993-06-10 Emerson Park is scheduled for renovation. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 10, 1993, p. 15 Renovation and repair, Parks, Emerson Park
Police review gang reports at Lee-Wright 1993-03-11 Police are reviewing reports of gang activity at Lee-Wright Park. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 11, 1993, p. 3 Gangs, Lee-Wright Park, Parks
Park board rejects renaming Emerson Park 1993-02-18 The Skokie Park Board decided against renaming Emerson Park after recently murdered teacher Howard Custer. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 18, 1993, p. 3 Skokie Park District, Parks, Emerson Park, Custer, Howard
Park board considers Custer park memorial 1993-01-14 Almost 900 Skokie residents have signed a petition to rename Emerson Park in honor of recently murdered teacher Howard Custer. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 14, 1993, p. 10 Names, titles, etc., Parks, Emerson Park, Custer, Howard
Park will unveil first sculpture 1991-09-12 Officials plan to unveil the first sculpture at the new Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 12, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Art, Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Parks
Public to be heard on park upgrades 1991-01-31 Skokie Park District will conduct public hearings on February 4 to discuss improvements at five neighborhood parks. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 31, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Renovation and repair, Skokie Park District, Parks
Skokie says park dream wrecked 1990-11-29 Skokie sculptor Elliott Balter talks about his dissatisfaction with Skokie Sculpture Park Incorporated, a group he helped organize. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 29, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Balter, Elliott, Skokie Sculpture Park Incorporated (SSPI), Organizations and societies, Parks
Exhibit will help Sculpture Park 1990-11-08 A sculpture exhibition in a storefront at 5661 W. Touhy Avenue, Niles will promote and raise funds for Skokie Sculpture Park. A display this weekend will feature 40 works in bronze, marble, wood and other media. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 8, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Art, Skokie Sculpture Park Incorporated (SSPI), Parks
Sculpture park agreement OK'd 1990-10-18 Skokie Village trustees authorized a seven-part agreement covering the development of Skokie's planned sculpture park. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 18, 1990, p. 3 Art, Skokie Sculpture Park Incorporated (SSPI), Parks
Agreement clears way for park art 1990-10-18 Skokie and Skokie Sculpture Park Incorporated (SSPI) have reached an agreement about the park under construction along the west bank of the North Shore Channel between Dempster and Main Streets. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 18, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 7 Art, Skokie Sculpture Park Incorporated (SSPI), Parks
Gorell : Artwork veto power not needed 1990-10-11 Mayor Jacqueline Gorell backed off from her position that the village needs veto power over the selection of art works for the future Skokie Sculpture Park. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 11, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Art, Skokie Sculpture Park Incorporated (SSPI), Parks, Gorell, Jacqueline
Briefs: Skokie gets grant 1990-09-27 Skokie has won a $60,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Conservation to build a bicycle path along McCormick Boulevard between Main and Dempster Streets. The area is slated to become the Skokie Sculpture Park. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 27, 1990, p. 9 Sports - Cycling, Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Grants, Parks
Grant OK'd, park work begins 1990-09-27 Skokie has won a $60,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Conservation to build a bicycle path along McCormick Boulevard between Main and Dempster Streets. The area is slated to become the Skokie Sculpture Park. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 27, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 2 Sports - Cycling, Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Grants, Parks
Sculpture Park off and running 1990-09-06 Skokie trustees are working with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District to construct a planned sculpture park. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 6, 1990, p. 3 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD), Art, Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Parks
Rift opens over art selection at park 1990-08-09 Elliott Balter, a Skokie sculpture who first proposed the idea of a sculpture-park, says now that the project has become "an amateur concept and display for individual egos. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 9, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Art, Balter, Elliott, Parks
Parents get reprieve in move to save park 1990-05-17 Parents fighting to keep Play-Time Park from being transformed into a flood control water retention pond won the battle against Village Hall. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 17, 1990, p. 6 Flood control, Playtime Park, Parks
EPA may study pesticide used by parks 1989-11-02 Skokie's parks were sprayed with the pesticide 2, 4-D during the past week, even as environmental activists wait for a ruling from the federal Environmental Protection Agency about its safety. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 2, 1989, p. 3 Public health, Pest control, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Environment, Parks, 2, 4-D
No Title 1989-09-07 Kostner Park will be named after the late Donald Lyon who was instrumental in preserving the land that later became Kostner Park. The park is located at Kostner Avenue and Howard Street. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 7, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Lyon, Donald W., Names, titles, etc., Parks, Kostner Park
7 parks will be rehabbed by fall 1989-08-03 Seven Skokie parks are scheduled to be renovated before winter. The renovations are part of an ongoing project to upgrade the Park District's smaller parks. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 3, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Renovation and repair, Skokie Park District, Parks
News digest 1989-06-22 Kostner Park will be renamed Donald W. Lyon Park. Lyon, a life-long Skokie resident, was instrumental in obtaining the property for the park district. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 22, 1989, p. 14 Lyon, Donald W., Skokie Park District, Names, titles, etc., Donald W. Lyon Park, Kostner Park, Parks
Sculpture Park plan makes slow progress 1989-04-27 The board of directors of Skokie Sculpture Park Incorporated voted to remove Skokie sculptor Elliot Baltor as artistic director. At the same time, his son was removed from the board. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 27, 1989, p. 7 Art, Balter, Elliott, Skokie Sculpture Park Incorporated (SSPI), Organizations and societies, Parks
Sculpture park display targeted for next year 1988-12-08 Organizers of a proposed sculpture park along the North Shore Channel are getting ready to kick off a fundraising drive for the park. They hope to have sculptures in the park sometime in 1989. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 8, 1988, p. 9 Art, Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Fundraising and fundraisers, Organizations and societies, Parks
Citizens sculpting plans for park 1988-09-29 A public reception at the studio of Skokie artist Elliot Balter on September 25 will kick off an effort by backers of the proposed Skokie Sculpture Park to raise $365,000 over the next two years. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 29, 1988, p. 5 Art, Balter, Elliott, Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Fundraising and fundraisers, Organizations and societies, Parks
Old-fashioned fun to celebrate parks' 60th anniversary 1988-09-22 Oakton Park celebrated its 60th anniversary with a "A Look at Yesteryear. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 22, 1988, p. 6 Look At Yesteryear, A, Oakton Park, Anniversaries and birthdays, Parks
Remodeled community center ready for public 1988-06-09 The expanded Oakton Community Center will officially open June 12. The addition and refurbished park area cost $500,00. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 9, 1988, p. 6 Renovation and repair, Parks, Oakton Community Center, Skokie Park District - Budget and expenditures
Channel land could get unique sculpture park 1988-05-05 A Skokie-based non-profit citizens group is promoting a plan to create a sculpture park along the North Shore channel in Skokie. Skokie sculptor, Elliott Balter, believes that the park would make Skokie a focal point in the artistic community. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 5, 1988, p. 3 Art, Balter, Elliott, Organizations and societies, Parks
Park for sculpture in works 1988-05-05 The Skokie Village Board has endorsed the concept of the Skokie Sculpture Park Committee, formed by sculptor Elliott Balter, Jerome N. Robbins and others. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 5, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Art, Robbins, Jerome, Balter, Elliott, Skokie Sculpture Park Incorporated (SSPI), Organizations and societies, Parks
Group discusses how to beautify channel 1987-12-10 A task force assembled by the Metropolitan Sanitary District met to discuss plans to revitalize an eight-mile water corridor and encourage its use as a park. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 10, 1987, p. 10 Metropolitan Sanitary District, Parks, North Shore Channel
Park may still go on school site 1987-03-12 District 73 1/2 officials are discussing with the Skokie Park District the possibility of a five-acre site around a closed school at 8140 Tripp Ave. becoming a park. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 12, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Park District, Public School District 73 1/2, Parks
Ground breaker 1984-06-14 The sculpture "Ground Breaker" which weighs 2 1/2 tons will be presented to the village by Fel-Pro. The sculpture will be placed in the Fel-Pro Park, a new park east of McCormick Boulevard. The News, Thursday, June 14, 1984, p. 3 Art, Fel-Pro Park, Ground Breaker, Fel-Pro Inc., Parks
Artist dreams of local art mecca 1983-12-15 Skokie resident and sculptor Elliot Balter would like to see a small sculpture garden created at the park next to the canal at Church and McCormick. The News, Thursday, December 15, 1983, p. 3 Art, Balter, Elliott, Parks
Village loses friend 1982-06-24 Allan Weissburg, 73, active in Skokie civic affairs for over 40 years, died of a massive coronary on June 20 after ceremonies dedicating a park in his honor. The News, Thursday, June 24, 1982, p. 3 Skokie Park District, Names, titles, etc., Parks, Weissburg, Allan, Death
Area leader Weissburg dies 1982-06-24 Allan A. Weissburg, best known for his long and dedicated service to the Skokie Park District died on June 20, following a park dedication ceremony in his honor. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 24, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Park District, Names, titles, etc., Parks, Weissburg, Allan, Death
Park is renamed 1982-03-25 The Park Board voted March 18 to name the park at Gross Point and Grant for Allan Weissburg, a former park commissioner who has been active in the community for 20 years. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 25, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Park District, Names, titles, etc., Parks, Weissburg, Allan
Rededicate park June 17 1980-06-08 Board of park commissioners will be rededicating and renaming Coyle Park, located at Coyle and Laramie, after Norman Schack. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, June 8, 1980, Sec. 1, p. 3 Schack Park, Skokie Park District - Board, Schack, Norman, Parks
We're not hoodlums': Youths react to charges 1978-10-05 Group of youths protested statements made by nearby residents of Terminal Park who had complained the youths were disorderly. The News, Thursday, October 5, 1978, p. 3 Terminal Park, Teenagers, Parks
Kolmar Avenue residents upset about delinquents 1978-09-28 Residents around Terminal Park attended the Village Board meeting to complain of disorderly youths in the Park. The News, Thursday, September 28, 1978, p. 3 Terminal Park, Teenagers, Parks