Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The Lake County Sheriff's Office is seeking the community's assistance in locating a 74-year-old Lake Villa woman who went missing after a car accident in Glencoe Tuesday afternoon.
A 74-year-old Lake Villa woman suffering from dementia was reported missing Tuesday after she was involved in a car accident that occurred in Glencoe, reported the Lake County Sheriff's Office. Patricia M. Simonsen, of the 23000 Block of Petite Lake Rd., Lake Villa was last seen around 1:45 p.m. Tuesday on Green Bay Rd between Lake Cook and Wesley roads in Glencoe after she was involved in a traffic accident. She was driving a dark blue 2013 Mazda CX5 with Illinois license plate P121083. Damage was sustained from the accident on the passenger side of the vehicle, according to a sheriff's press release. Simonsen’s height is 5-foot-two-inches. She weighs 120 pounds and has blue eyes and short gray hair. She has a fair complexion and small …
Deerfield’s Alex Gold, Highland Park’s Jonah Hanig and Angel Estrada along with New Trier’s Peter Cotsirilos are all in contention.
The private gated home also has six bedrooms, eight bathrooms and a two laundry rooms.
This $4,395,000 private gated home, located at 494 Sheridan Rd. in Glencoe, was custom built in 2005 by Highgate Builders. Sitting on .91 acres of landscaped grounds, the home features a grand foyer entry, six bedrooms, eight bathrooms and a kitchen with top-end appliances. The home also features a theater, an exercise room, two laundry rooms, a four-car garage, a batting cage, a sports court and a first floor guest suite. The Wow House is listed with Jody Handler-Dickstein of Coldwell Banker. For more information on this home or others in the area, contact Handler-Dickstein at (847) 835-0236 or at Jody.Dickstein@cbexchange.com.
From a lingerie boutique in Winnetka to self-serve frozen yogurt in Wilmette, it's been a big spring for new local businesses.
Romantika Lingerie Boutique Spices up Downtown Winnetka:The new lingerie store features a variety of gifts, whether you're celebrating a special occasion or just want every day to be a little more exciting. All Nature's Way: The New Trier township now has a brand new business that promotes both physical and emotional well-being through a variety of means. Guildhall Serves Up Fine Dining in Glencoe: Executive Chef Christian Ragano brings a simple yet creative menu to downtown Glencoe with the upscale Guildhall restaurant. Taco Nano Brings Authenticity to Northfield: This husband-and-wife team are bringing a little south-of-the-border flavor to Northfield with their creative tacos. Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt Store Opening in Downtown Wilmette…
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Returning hit-makers Don McLean and Judy Collins open Ravinia's 2013 season on a double bill early next month, and we want you to be there! McLean’s 1971 hit song “American Pie” was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, and he was inaugurated into the National Academy of Popular Music Songwriters’ Hall of Fame. Known for her blend of folk songs and contemporary themes, Collins has enjoyed a career that has spanned over 50 years. She continues to produce new music and recently released her album Paradise, a collection of songs and duets. We want to send you and a friend to their show at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6 for free. All you have to do is sign up for our free daily newsletter. The deadline to enter is 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, when we…
The New Trier High School Science Olympiad team earned 10th place at the National Competition.
New Trier High School's Science Olympiad ended the season on a high note with a 10th place finish at the National Tournament, including medals in four events. The tournament, which was held at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio on May 17-18, included the country's top 60 Science Olympiad teams. Marie Murphy School in District 37 in Wilmette placed third in the nation in its division. The four NTHS teams that earned medals include Hayle Bounds and Sean Ye placed (3rd in Water Quality), Arthur Tsang and Luke Finnerty (3rd in Astronomy), Elizabeth Lee and Andy Feis (6th in Boomilever) and Arthur Tsang and Ari Wolfe (6th in Circuit Lab). The New Trier team includes: Varsity Seniors: Hayley Bounds, Arthur Tsang, Jung Hyun Oh Juniors: Ruth …
Representatives from Winnetka’s four taxing bodies recently provided residents with updates at Winnetka Caucus Council’s Spring Town Meeting on May 15.
Bob Sanfilippo, outgoing president of Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District, says the district has seen a growth in circulation and visits over the last six years with almost 13,000 library card holders in the district and circulated around 410,200 items in 2012, Winnetka Talk reported. Representatives from Winnetka’s four taxing bodies—the Village Council, Winnetka Public Schools District 36, Winnetka Park District and the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District—provided residents with updates at Winnetka Caucus Council’s Spring Town Meeting on May 15, Winnetka Talk reported. For the full story, visit: Winnetka.Suntimes.com.
A legislation to ban teen tanning in Illinois heads to Gov. Pat Quinn.
Legislation to ban minors from indoor tanning beds was sent to Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday after being approved by the Illinois Senate. House Bill 188, sponsored by Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno (R-Lemont), would ban Illinois minors age 17 and younger from UV tanning beds. Currently, minors ages 14 to 17 are allowed to tan if they provide a parent's signature. Spray-on tanning is exempt from the legislation, as is phototherapy, which applies to situations where a physician supervises tanning when it is necessary to treat a medical condition. Radogno said in a press release that she sponsored the bill to protect Illinois minors from the serious health risks involved with indoor tanning beds. “Not only do children not realize there …
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Americans across the country are reacting with shock to the devastation caused by a 2-mile wide Tornado in Oklahoma. Dozens have died, and President Obama has declared the path of the tornado a major disaster area. If you would like to help, you can do so from your computer or mobile device right now. Patch will be posting stories of locals who are working to help victims from afar. If you know of someone local was affected by the tornado or who is working to help the victims, please contact your local editor Paula Skaggs: Paula.Skaggs@patch.com
Monday, May 20, 2013
From being the first Down syndrome student mainstreamed in her school district to starting her own advocacy organization, Bridget Brown's journeys are far and wide. Sponsored by Grape-Nuts.