Daily North Shore
Update: Fort Sheridan Restoration
by Julie Kemp Pick • April 17, 2016
FORT SHERIDAN – Fort Sheridan Beach is closed for repairs, but people can still take advantage of the scenic views and some of the walking trails.
Daily North Shore asked Lake County Board Member Sandra Hart to explain Fort Sheridan Preserve restoration project, which is slated for the first stage of... read more
On February 26, I attended the Illinois Park & Recreation Association's Legislative Breakfast to meet with our state representatives, senators and local park boards. While they were hopeful that we will see some resolution to the budget crisis, a recent study I read from UIC shows that our state problems will take many years to be fully resolved.
The upside, on a local level, was that we were able to tour the aquatic facility and... read more
Recently a few people have asked about how the new gaming rules (allowing video poker in the unincorporated area) has impacted Lake County. As you may know, I remain vehemently opposed to video gaming as I believe the negative impact to the community far outweighs the revenue. Some key takeaways about gaming in Waukegan, North Chicago, and the unincorporated areas of Lake County:
$4,484,533 was lost (lost = dollars put in machines minus... read more
I am so excited and proud to announce that Walgreens will install prescription drug disposal boxes in 500 stores across 39 states! Last year State's Attorney Mike Nerheim and I met with Walgreens to request that they consider adding... read more