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Bids approved, pool construction to start 2012-03-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 8, 2012 , p. 6 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Buildings, Swimming pools, Niles North High School, Silverman, Robert, Szczepaniak, Jim
Lifeguards are scanning for safety at local pools 2003-07-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 31, 2003, p. 5 Safety devices and measures, Swimming pools
Kids rescue friend from bottom of Skokie pool 2002-08-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 15, 2002, p. 8 Williams, Whitney, Baxter, Darius, Swimming pools, Moore, Dmarri, Sidney, Glynis, Robinson, Patrick, Accidents, Woodson, Sam
Pool fees to rise 2001-12-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 6, 2001, p. 9 Swimming pools, Skokie Park District - Fees
Niles West's Torres brings home gold; team finishes 11th ; Records fall in state swim, diving finals 2001-03-01 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 1, 2001, Sec. 2, p. 6 Staev, Stefan, Mueller, Mike, Swimming pools, Schutt, John, Torres, Louis, Sr., Rybalko, Dan, Torres, Louis, Jr., Kinslow, Ryan, Niles West High School, Torres, Matthew
Devonshire Pool users pleased with repairs 2000-08-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 31, 2000, p. 5 Skokie Park District, Swimming pools, Bernstein, Lenore, Givot, Joan
Pool fees hike expected 1999-11-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 18, 1999, p. 3 Devonshire Pool, Swimming pools, Oakton Water Playground, Skokie Park District - Fees
Designer revolutionizes public swimming scene 1999-06-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 17, 1999, p. 7 Water Technology Inc., Swimming pools, Fuerst, Carl, Leisure Concept and Design Inc.
State monitors incidents at public swimming pools 1999-06-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 17, 1999, p. 6 Safety devices and measures, Swimming pools, Skokie Park District, Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA)
Safety the goal in Skokie park waters 1999-06-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 17, 1999, p. 5 Safety devices and measures, Swimming pools, Devonshire Aquatic Center, Skokie Park District, Skokie Water Playground
Pool safety 1999-06-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 17, 1999, p. 18 Safety devices and measures, Swimming pools, Editorial
Pool changes possible in wake of girl's death 1998-08-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 13, 1998, p. 3 Williams, Tequila, Drowning, Skokie Park District, Swimming pools
Drowning being investigated 1998-08-13 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 13, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Williams, Tequila, Drowning, Skokie Park District, Swimming pools, Skokie Water Playground
County's Whealan Pool reopens with new look 1997-08-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 14, 1997, p. 16 Swimming pools, Whealan Pool
Niles North student dies in swimming accident 1997-06-26 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 26, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Cruz, Frank, Drowning, Swimming pools, Skokie Water Playground, Accidents, Death
Park District to tighten pool entry systems 1997-01-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 9, 1997, p. 3 Swimming pools, Devonshire Aquatic Center, Skokie Park District, Skokie Water Playground, Tag Team
Pool, camp fees to go up in 1997 1996-12-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 19, 1996, p. 9 Summer camps, Skokie Park District, Swimming pools
JCC pool rescue 1996-06-27 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 27, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 3 Swimming pools, Accidents
Work resumes on pool 1996-04-11 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 11, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Plumbers Union Local 130, Skokie Park District, Swimming pools, North Park Plumbing & Heating Co., Oakton Park
Picketers shut Oakton Pool job 1996-04-04 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 4, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Renovation and repair, Plumbers Union Local 130, Skokie Park District, Swimming pools, North Park Plumbing & Heating Co., Skokie Water Playground
New fees, rules aimed at secure pools 1996-02-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 1, 1996, p. 3 Safety devices and measures, Skokie Park District, Swimming pools, Skokie Water Playground
Advance notice at issue as park bids awarded 1995-08-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 24, 1995, p. 5 Greeby Companies, Inc. (GCI), Dammrich, Thomas, Renovation and repair, Skokie Park District, Swimming pools, Oakton Park, Devonshire Park
Pool, center upgrades move forward 1995-08-17 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 17, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Devonshire Community Center, Buildings, Skokie Park District, Swimming pools, Oakton Park, Skokie Water Playground
Park officials react to water-park fight 1995-07-20 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 20, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 Safety devices and measures, Cameron, Alpha, Devonshire Aquatic Center, Skokie Park District, Swimming pools, Shamoon, Albert
New Devonshire Center an oasis for Skokie 1995-06-29 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 29, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 6 Swimming pools, Devonshire Aquatic Center, Skokie Park District
Zero-depth pool, lap lanes coming 1995-01-26 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 26, 1995, Sec. 3, p. 3 Devonshire Community Center, Skokie Park District, Swimming pools
Flat rate fixed for pool costs 1994-10-27 The Park District changed its swimming pool prices to a fixed rate. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 27, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Park District, Swimming pools
Teen takes drive, saves eight-year-old 1994-07-28 Brad Malow rescued an eight-year-old girl at Devonshire Pool. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 28, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 3 Malow, Brad, Devonshire Pool, Swimming pools, Accidents
Park panel OKs pool revisions 1993-12-30 The Skokie Park Board has okayed proposed renovations to Devonshire Park and pool. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 30, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Renovation and repair, Skokie Park District, Swimming pools, Devonshire Park
Devonshire Park neighbors demand deeper pool plan 1993-11-18 Local residents want a deeper pool at Devonshire Park. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 18, 1993, p. 6 Renovation and repair, Swimming pools, Devonshire Park
Pool plan all wet, park neighbors say 1993-09-30 Residents are protesting a plan to renovate Devonshire Park's swimming pool. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 30, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Protests, demonstrations, etc., Renovation and repair, Swimming pools
Pool plan all wet, park neighbors say 1993-09-30 Residents protest a plan to renovate Devonshire Park's swimming pool. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 30, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Renovation and repair, Swimming pools, Devonshire Park
Neighbors want to keep Devonshire Pool 1993-03-04 Nearby residents want to keep Devonshire Pool, even though it needs extensive renovation. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 4, 1993, p. 11 Renovation and repair, Devonshire Pool, Skokie Park District, Swimming pools
Devonshire Park pools to be upgraded 1991-02-07 The Skokie Park District is developing plans to refurbish or replace the 3-year-old twin swimming pools at Devonshire Park. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 7, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Renovation and repair, Skokie Park District, Swimming pools, Devonshire Park
Wet and wild! 1988-08-18 An estimated 2,600 people attended the grand opening of the $1.5 million water playground at Oakton Park on August 15. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 18, 1988, p. 3 Skokie Park District, Swimming pools, Oakton Park, Playgrounds
Oakton pool won't be ready for July 4 1988-05-19 The $1.5 million water playground under construction at Oakton Park will not be ready for its planned 4th of July opening. Unexpected problems are causing the delay. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 19, 1988, p. 3 Skokie Park District, Swimming pools, Oakton Park, Construction
Park, pool to receive $2 million renovation 1987-07-23 Over $2 million has been allocated by the Skokie Park District board for improvements to Oakton Park. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 23, 1987, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Swimming pools, Oakton Park, Skokie Park District - Budget and expenditures
Pool improvements OK'd 1987-03-19 Devonshire Pool will undergo $75,050 worth of improvements. Bids for water heaters and spas were rejected by the Skokie Park Board. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 19, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Renovation and repair, Devonshire Pool, Swimming pools, Skokie Park District - Budget and expenditures
Pool rules eased; 300 get results 1985-08-01 The Skokie Park Board has made some changes to the rules at Devonshire Pool in response to a petition signed by 300 Skokie families. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 1, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Devonshire Pool, Skokie Park Board, Swimming pools, Laws and regulations
Residents protest new pool rule 1985-07-25 The Skokie Park Board will establish new rules at Devonshire Park pool. A Skokie resident has presented the board with a petition signed by 300 families asking for changes at the pool. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 25, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Devonshire Pool, Skokie Park District, Swimming pools, Laws and regulations
Pool enrollment goes swimmingly 1983-11-20 Hot weather brought almost twice as many people (84,000) to Skokie Park District pools this year than last year. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, November 20, 1983, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Park District, Swimming pools