Friends and business partners Jim Sanders and Alex Gorokhovsky knew success had come with a price when they found themselves constantly stuck at their computers inside their motorcycle parts supply business, formerly in Deerfield.
The Union Pacific Railroad announced Friday it will close the pedestrian crossing at the Lake Forest East Side depot for those traveling north beginning Saturday, May 18. Trains headed downtown will not be affected.
Fifth Ward Alderman Delores Holmes started her May 15 ward meeting by asking more than 100 people crowded into the Fleetwood-Jourdain Center to help her find “three concrete things that we can do together” to stop gun violence on the streets outside. That proved difficult. …
Major events coming to Lake Forest will affect the 3rd Ward. Golf’s BMW Championship in September at Conway Farms Golf Club, and the Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital reconstruction project lie in the middle of the northwest ward. That’s why roughly 30 residents met Wednesday night, May 15, with their aldermen.
A Chicago man denied human trafficking charges at his arraignment Wednesday, May 15.
The College of Lake County has put a hold on a paving contract after the Lake County News-Sun learned that the top bidder for the project is under indictment in Cook County. Alann Harris of Park Ridge-based North Suburban Asphalt Maintenance, which on April 29 was awarded a contract to sealcoat parking lots at the college’s Vernon Hills campus, was indicted in September on charges brought by Attorney General Lisa Madigan.
A proposal to build a bridge over railroad tracks at the south end of Middlefork Savanna in Lake Forest holds the key to bike trail connections throughout Lake County, but it will cost roughly $800,000. Some city officials have said during public meetings that they would be open to kicking in $50,000 in cash or in-kind services to help the project.
Usually Alderman Kent Novit wears a suit and tie when he volunteers his time for the city. On Saturday, he’ll opt for something more practical for the job: Work pants, long sleeves, and shoes he can get dirty. For the second year, Novit will join the annual cleanup for summer and the official beach opening on Memorial Day weekend.
A community forum on native plantings will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois, Lake Forest.
Lake Forest residents can meet with Acting Mayor Donald Schoenheider and their aldermen to learn about issues important to their neighborhoods at ward meetings scheduled over the next several weeks.
Lake Forest American Legion needs volunteers Memorial Day weekend to place 4,000 flags before the graves of Lake Forest veterans at three local cemeteries.
Residents of Lake Forest and Lake Bluff are invited to attend a workshop to learn about the emerald ash borer from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, at Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest.
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Lake Forest and Lake Bluff police departments. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination.
The lunchtime yoga session, dramatic performances and seminars were all part Depression Awareness Week this month at Lake Forest High School. This is the second year Lake Forest High School held Depression Awareness Week activities, following the suicides of three local male teens in 2012.
Dave Puzes remembers the morning he realized he had to quit his job. “It was Dec. 5, 2008,” he said. “I woke up and told my wife, ‘I’m done. I can’t do it any more.’” He made good on his promise and quit that day.Four and a half years later, the owner of Luke’s of Lake Bluff at 203 N. Waukegan Road hasn’t looked back.
Cassandra Ellwing arrived home earlier this spring to a welcome that was unexpected but not surprising. “I came in from work one night to hear a five-part a capella version of ‘Rolling in the Deep’ by Adele,” Ellwing said.