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Jalles Franca performs a

variety of Michael Jackson hits

at Deerpath Community Park

at the Lake Forest Festival and

Fireworks on Monday, July 4.

LEFT: Fireworks light up the

night sky at the conclusion

of the day’s Fourth of July

festivities. Photos by Claire

Esker/22nd Century Media

Locals honor Independence Day at Lake Forest Festival and Fireworks, Page 3

Parading

through

town

Lake Bluff puts

on 106th Fourth

of July parade,

Page 4

Playground plans

Park district presents designs for

Blair, Artesian parks, Page 6

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Music, fireworks entertain

at LF Fourth of July festival

Todd Marver

Freelance Reporter

To conclude a day of

Independence Day festivities

on Monday, July

4, nearly 10,000 people

headed to the Lake Forest

Festival and Fireworks

at Deerpath Community

Park for live music and

fireworks.

“This is a big event,”

Chairman Rick Amos

said. “It’s a great attribute

for the city and this

is a marquee event for the

City of Lake Forest and

our residents in the community.

Twenty-thousand

people live in Lake Forest

and 10,000 people are going

to be here tonight.”

The opening band, Boy

Band Review, began the

evening and the headliner,

MJ Live, a Michael

Jackson tribute concert,

followed prior to the fireworks.

“We try and find a

bridge for music that will

appeal to kids and adults,”

Amos said.

Adults enjoyed a food

and beverage area while

children took part in

games and other activities.

“What we designed

here was a family event,”

Amos said. “There’s really

something for you

whether you’re 5 years

old or 85 years old.”

The Friends of Lake

Forest Parks and Recreation

Foundation created

the volunteer-run festival

and fireworks event in

2006. Proceeds are used

to support the year-round

programs of the Lake Forest

Parks and Recreation

Department.

Guitarist Brian Bender of Boy Band Review jokes

around with audience member Brittany Suzuki, of

Bannockburn. photos by Claire Esker/22nd Century

Media

Inna Welch (left), of Lake Forest, dances with Brittany

Tuzon (right), a native of Arizona, during Boy Band

Review’s performance.

“The great thing about

it is that the funds we

raise here will go toward

funding scholarships and

equipment for the Parks

and Recreation Department

for our community,”

Amos said. “In essence,

you come and have a great

time and the money we

make goes right back into

the community.”

Amos added that it

took a collaborative effort

between the Parks and

Recreation Department,

Streets and Sanitation Department,

the City of Lake

Forest, Lake Forest Police

and Fire Departments and

sponsors to put on the

event. The sponsors this

year were Fields Volvo of

Northfield, Fields Infiniti

Glencoe and Lake Forest

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Lake Bluff parade brings

talent, pomp to pavement

Todd Marver

Freelance Reporter

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The tranquil roads of

downtown Lake Bluff

were turned into hustle

and bustle on the morning

of Monday, July 4,

as more than 100 parade

entries stepped off at the

corner of Oak and Center

avenues in the 106th Lake

Bluff parade.

Some parade entries represented

the communities

of Lake Forest and Lake

Bluff, while others came

from different towns, including

a marching band

from Kenosha, Wis., and a

drill team from Michigan

City, Ind. Two organizations

represented not only

their hometowns, but also

their school and team: the

Lake Forest High School

dance team and the LFHS

drumline.

“Representing the poms

team in the parade is really

fun because we are a

school spirit team for the

football games and the

Lake Forest pride,” LFHS

rising senior Meg Nemickas

said. “Coming out in

front of the community

and having them support

us and show them what we

love to do is a lot of fun.”

Fellow rising senior

LFHS dance team member

Grace Glyman enjoyed

giving treats to youngsters

at the parade and showing

off the squad’s talents

in front of Lake Bluff and

Lake Forest residents.

“(I enjoyed) being able

to walk around and pass

out candy and dance and

see community members,”

Glyman said. “We come out

every year for the parade and

we’ve been doing this for a

long time, so it’s a good tradition

and it’s a good way

Heinen’s Grocery Store brought along the Lake Bluff

Fourth of July parade’s only equine participant. Photos

by Claire Esker/22nd Century Media

The Lake Forest High School Girls Junior Varsity Dance

Team performs at the review stand.

to show our spirit and give

back to the community.”

A children’s parade took

place before the regular

parade. The festivities

were sponsored by the

Lake Bluff 4th of July

Committee, which comprises

a 13-member volunteer

board of directors

that meets monthly beginning

in September of each

year. The planning process

starts in September and the

committee holds monthly

meetings. This year’s title

sponsor was Northwestern

Lake Forest Hospital.


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Lake Bluff Village Board

Design service contract approved for Moffett Road repairs

Kirsten Keller, Editor

Baxter & Woodman will now

begin compiling an initial design

plan to resurface Moffett

Road and repair the land bridge

on Moffett Road just south of

East Witchwood Lane. The

Lake Bluff Village Board granted

a contract to the engineering

firm at its meeting on June 27.

The design services, which

were approved for an amount

not to exceed $57,700, will provide

the Village with a recommended

course of action in resurfacing

the three-quarter mile

stretch of Moffett Road between

Sheridan Road and Center Avenue

and repairing the bridge.

Because of the age of the

bridge, the firm anticipates

needing to reline the tunnel underneath

the bridge, replace the

headwall and wing wall and

stabilize the slope. Village Engineer

Jeff Hansen said most of

the materials are from the 1960s.

“One side of the culvert concrete

headwall has come apart

and the slope is failing and

washing down the hill,” Hansen

told The Leader.

Construction is expected to

begin during the summer of

2018. The Village will make

temporary repairs to stabilize

the slope in the meantime.

The Village is seeking federal

funding through the Surface

Transportation Program for the

repairs and resurfacing. While

the initial design phase is not eligible

for funding, it is required

before the following phases that

are eligible — final design and

construction — are enacted.

Board honors service of

Goldsberry

Village President Kathleen

O’Hara and the Village Board

issued a resolution commending

long-time resident Michael

Round it up

A brief recap of Village Board action June 27:

• An ordinance amending zoning regulations to allow electric lift

systems on the bluffs was approved, and subsequently a special use

permit was granted to a property on the 600 block of Lansdowne

Lane to construct an electric lift system on a bluff.

Goldsberry for his service on the

Lake Bluff zoning board of appeals

and joint plan commission

and zoning board of appeals.

Goldsberry served on the zoning

board of appeals from 2009-

2012. The plan commission and

the zoning board of appeals

merged in 2012, and he served

on that board from 2012-2016.

In the resolution, O’Hara read

that Goldsberry helped create

regulatory standards for clean

wind and solar energy as well as

standards for medical cannabis

dispensaries.

“When they talk about this

resolution, they talk about character,

culture and uniqueness to

this community, and I know no

one that’s more passionate for

this town than you,” she said to

Goldsberry, who was taught by

O’Hara at Lake Bluff Middle

School.

Goldsberry then encouraged

residents to get involved.

“Kathleen taught me you have

an obligation to do the best for

your town and for your country

and that’s something that set the

course for my whole life,” he

said. “I look forward to see how

much this town stays the same

and how much it changes in all

the right ways. And I think that’s

the most important thing — to

do it the right way.”

Playground designs unveiled for Blair, Artesian parks

Kirsten Keller, Editor

Design plans for new playgrounds

at Lake Bluff’s Blair

and Artesian parks were unveiled

in meetings at both parks

on June 29.

New playgrounds were part of

the $3.1 million referendum approved

by voters in November

2014. The referendum also included

replacing stairs at Sunset

Beach as well as repairs to the

Blair Park Pool and the tennis

courts at Artesian Park.

Repairs and upgrades at the

parks — including new playgrounds,

walking path upgrades,

and resurfaced parking lots and

tennis courts — are budgeted at

$613,000.

“The idea behind the [playground]

designs and the overarching

theme is to create an

environment that is exciting for

our kids but really repairs our

A rendering of the proposed playground design

at Blair Park, 355 W. Washington Ave., Lake Bluff.

Photos courtesy of the Lake Bluff Park District

two very important assets to our

community,” said Ed Heiser,

Lake Bluff Park District’s superintendent

of facility services.

The proposed plans, prepared

by Hitchcock Design Group,

present two different color

schemes for equipment at each

park.

A rendering of the proposed playground design at

Artesian Park, 10 E. Sheridan Place, Lake Bluff.

The Blair Park color schemes

are a blue and green combination,

which would match the

blue shades of the neighboring

Blair Park Pool, and a purple,

pink and green combination.

The Artesian Park choices

contain more earthy hues and

are more similar in color, with

the playground bars varying between

beige and burgundy.

“We’re trying to play off Lake

Bluff and we’re thinking about

some natural materials and some

natural colors,” said Hitchcock

Principal Eric Hornig, noting

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Lake Bluff

sidewalk

project pushed

to mid-July

Delay caused by state

budget stalemate

Kirsten Keller, Editor

A sidewalk project to connect the

southern end of Lake Bluff’s Village

Green to the Robert McClory

Bike Path will be slightly delayed,

an effect of the slow-to-come stopgap

budget passed by the Illinois

General Assembly on Thursday,

June 30.

The project was set to break

ground on July 5, but Village Administrator

Drew Irvin said on Friday,

July 1, that after talking with

the contractor, Chicagoland Paving,

the start date will likely be pushed

to mid-July. The project should take

three weeks to complete.

Prior to state lawmakers passing

a budget that will keep Illinois running

for another six months, a letter

was sent to the Village of Lake Bluff

by the Illinois Department of Transportation

on June 24, saying it would

not be able to reimburse funds for

work done after Thursday, June 30.

“At this time, appropriate funding

for the engineering and construction

program for IDOT is not available,”

the letter read.

The stopgap budget gives IDOT

the authority to disburse funds to

contractors. Eighty percent of the

project will be funded through the

federal government, Village Engineer

Jeff Hansen said.

The sidewalk project has been in

the works for several years, Hansen

said. Currently, there’s a northern

sidewalk connection to the bike

path but none at the southern end.

Robert Ells, the superintendent

of engineering in Lake Forest, said

there wouldn’t have been any road

work delays in Lake Forest if the

state hadn’t passed a budget.


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Police Reports

Driver arrested after off-roading into boulders

An officer responded to

a report of a suspicious

person knocking at a residence

and requesting rope

for his vehicle stuck near

the property at 1:28 a.m.

on June 24 in the 300

block of Signe Court.

The subject was arrested

for improper lane

usage and driving with a

suspended license after

the officer determined the

subject had driven off the

roadway into a ditch and

became lodged on some

boulders.

The subject was released

on bond and has a mandatory

court date.

In other police news:

Lake Forest

•The Lake Forest Police

Department did not provide

arrest reports this

week.

Lake Bluff

June 25

• An officer responded to

a report of identity theft at

8:31 p.m. in the 300 block

of Birkdale Road.

June 24

• An officer responded to

a report of a retail theft

in process at 3:02 p.m. in

the 900 block of Rockland

Ave. One subject was arrested.

June 21

• An officer responded to

a report of a stolen bicycle

at 1:56 p.m. at the Public

Safety Building.

• An officer responded to

a report of identity theft

at 12:34 p.m. at the Public

Safety Building.

• An officer responded to a

report of a stolen vehicle at

8:12 a.m. in the 200 block

of Norwich Court.

June 20

• An officer conducted a

traffic stop at 1:33 p.m. on

Green Bay Road south of

Route 176. The driver was

arrested for operating an

uninsured motor vehicle,

driving with a revoked

driver’s license and failure

to wear a seat belt. The

driver was held for bond

court.

EDITOR’S NOTE: The

Lake Forest Leader’s Police

Reports are compiled from

official reports found on file

at the Lake Forest and Lake

Bluff Police Departments. Individuals

named in these reports

are considered innocent

of all charges until proven

guilty in a court of law.

THE NORTHBROOK TOWER

‘Sober living residence’

proposed for Sunset Ridge

Road

A clinical social worker

is seeking to turn a Sunset

Ridge Road property into a

sober living facility.

The proposal, brought

by Stephanie Zwilling before

the Village Board on

June 28, seeks zoning relief

to allow a transitional

services facility at 1620

Sunset Ridge Road. The

2.36-acre facility would

house men ages 18-28 who

would have to meet certain

requirements for continued

residency. Those include

a minimum of 30

hours dedicated to outside

work, volunteerism or

education, with five hours

dedicated to working on

the property. Zwilling said

the residents’ stay would

extend anywhere between

three and six months.

She believes this facility

will serve as a way to

successfully transition

patients into the community

that they already call

home.

“This is a transitional

living facility, so this

isn’t a treatment facility,”

Zwilling said. “The goal is

for residents to be putting

together an independent

life and be able to transition

into the community.”

Reporting by Lauren Frias,

Freelance Reporter. Full

story at NorthbrookTower.

com.

THE GLENVIEW LANTERN

D225 reviews new

district-wide homework

policies

The District 225 Board

of Education introduced

new policies detailing

homework protocol at its

June 17 meeting.

The board policy, which

outlines the goals and

terms of homework assignments

through four

concise guidelines, states

that “Homework is used

to introduce, reinforce, or

apply concepts, principles,

and skills; homework is

not assigned for disciplinary

purposes; the frequency,

length, and rigor of

homework are determined

by the teacher’s professional

judgment in collaboration

with the teacher’s

department supervisor;

and the Superintendent or

designee will work with

teachers and administrators

across the district to

develop a set of principles

for effective homework

practices that are based on

current research and best

practices.”

Reporting by Lauren Kiggins,

Freelance Reporter. Full

story at GlenviewLantern.

com.

Rep. Dold kicks off bus tour in Lake Bluff

Tour precedes

November

re-election bid

Alan P. Henry

Freelance Reporter

U.S. Rep. Robert Dold

(R-10th) kicked off a

“People Before Politics”

bus tour last Wednesday in

Lake Bluff that highlighted

his pursuit of bipartisan

legislative solutions on issues

ranging from job development

and stricter gun

control to domestic and

drug abuse.

“Partisan gridlock is affecting

both Washington

and Springfield and it’s

hurting families and businesses

across Illinois,” said

Rep. Dold, who faces a rematch

with former Democratic

Rep. Brad Schneider

in November. “The purpose

of the tour is to get

out amongst the people

across the district and talk

about putting people before

politics, which is basically

what we have been doing

since we got to Congress.”

What’s on people’s

minds is clear, said Rep.

Dold, whose tour was

scheduled to make stops at

local restaurants, manufacturing

facilities, community

events, senior centers

and parades. “Jobs and the

economy are still the No.

1 issue. What we are hearing

people say is ‘enough is

enough.’ They are looking

at government and saying

nobody is out there speaking

for me. They feel they

have been left behind.”

While gridlock has been

widespread, there have

been some successes, he

said, as the Republican

House has been instrumental

in obtaining reauthorization

of the Export Import

Bank, making the research

and development tax credit

permanent, making the

ability of small businesses

to expense equipment permanent,

and passage of the

earned income tax credit

and the child tax credit will

all help businesses be able

to grow.

“The fact that we are able

to provide some certainty is

a huge step forward,” said

Rep. Dold. “People are

saying, ‘Great, I can plan

on these.’ In the absence of

certainty, people have been

sitting on their hands. What

we are doing is trying to

provide more certainty.”

He noted, as well, that an

education bill was passed

for the first time in 14 years

that takes some power

away from the federal government

and transfers it to

local school boards.

Rep. Dold also reminded

voters that he has routinely

broken from his party to

fight for stricter gun control.

Last week, he joined

with Rep. Robin Kelly (D-

2nd) and nearly one dozen

other bipartisan members

of Congress to introduce

the Terrorist Firearms Prevention

Act, a bipartisan

compromise that would

bar individuals on the No

Fly and Selectee lists from

purchasing firearms or explosives.

He is also an original

cosponsor, along with

former Congresswoman

Cong. Robert Dold (R-10th) rallies with young

volunteers at campaign headquarters in Lake Bluff as

part of a kickoff to Dold’s “People Before Politics” bus

tour. Alan P. Henry/22nd Century Media

Gabby Giffords, of legislation

to require universal

background checks on firearm

purchases (H.R. 1217).

He has also cosponsored

bipartisan legislation (H.R.

3130) that expands the prohibition

on firearm possession

by domestic abusers

and closes the loophole

on stalking convictions to

prohibit firearm possession

by anyone convicted

of stalking, including misdemeanor

stalking. He also

cosponsored a bill (H.R.

3455), that prohibits firearms

trafficking used by

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Lake Forest D67 Board of Education

D67 focuses on professional development this summer

Neil Milbert

Freelance Reporter

Professional development

is a point of emphasis

for Lake Forest teachers and

administrators this summer,

Superintendent Michael

Simeck told the District 67

Board of Education at its

Tuesday, June 28 meeting.

In June, principals spent

a week at the Buck Institute

for Education in California,

exploring techniques

in project-based learning,

and two teams of teachers

and administrators went

to Columbia University’s

Teachers College in New

York on separate weeks for

week-long seminars.

“Now, Columbia University’s

Teachers College is

sending people here to do a

week-long series,” Simeck

told the board. “All of our

staff and teachers will have

access.”

Columbia University’s

Teachers College is the first

and largest graduate school

in the United States and is

consistently ranked among

the best in the nation.

The July itinerary calls for

a group of Lake Forest teachers

and administrators to go

to Harvard University for a

conference on innovations in

schools and classrooms.

Board briefed on Advocacy

Institute

Board member Suzanne

Sands reported on her trip

to the National School

Boards Advocacy Institute

in Washington, D.C.

Other members of the Lake

Forest delegation were

Simeck, District 115 Secretary

Ted Moorman and Finance

Committee member

Anne Sorensen.

“It was a great learning

opportunity ... to be in

rooms filled with school

board members from

around the country and to

learn about the common

challenges we face as well

as the unique challenges

other school systems are

dealing with across our nation,”

Sands said. “We attended

a workshop entitled

‘School Choice: A Reality

Check.’ Leanne Winner

from the North Carolina

School Boards Association

talked about the charter

school companies that

are basically attempting to

take over education in that

state and the negative impact

it is having on public

schools there. She said they

are spending a lot of money

on an ad campaign and

she made it clear that these

businesses are a very real

potential threat to the survival

of public education.”

The for-profit charter

schools receive state government

funding but operate

independently of the

public school system and

are not bound by the same

rules and requirements. For

example, they can exclude

students with disabilities

and children who are learning

English. Teachers are

paid lower salaries and

have fewer benefits and

less job security because of

the for-profit format.

“There also isn’t the

oversight that we have the

responsibility to provide,”

Sands told The Leader.

Sands reports on North

Shore Special Education

District

Sands, who is the D67

liaison to the North Shore

Special Education District,

reported on its Leadership

Council meeting on June 8.

She said Superintendent

Tim Thomas told the

council that “in all areas

expectations [for English

language learners, special

needs students and students

with emotional needs] were

met or exceeded.”

“We don’t send a lot of

kids to NSSED but participation

adds a lot of value,”

Sands told the other board

members. “We can capitalize

on the expertise they

have. “Professional development

workshops, coaching,

networking — they

provide all of it.”

Dold

From Page 10

individuals to evade background

checks.

Rep. Dold sponsored

Lali’s Law, which passed

by the House 415 to four.

The bill, now in a conference

committee, increases

access to the life-saving antidote

naloxone in cases of

heroine overdose. In Lake

County, 74 lives have been

saved with naloxone since

a new program developed

by the Lake County Opioid

Initiative was introduced,

equipping first responders

with the overdose antidote.

The bill “was driven by

what we were hearing locally,”

said Rep. Dold.

“We have a lot more to

do. A part of what I am trying

to do is be a problem

solver,” said Rep. Dold,

who reiterated that he does

not support Donald Trump

and that he will not be attending

the GOP convention

in July.

“I know I forgot something.

What was it?”

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Top Stories

From LakeForestLeader.com as of July 5

1. Fourth of July celebrations in Lake

Forest

2. Lake Bluff Titans no-hit by Barrington in

summer swell

3. Lake Bluff Village Board: Design

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Road repairs

4. Playground designs unveiled for Blair,

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From the Editor

A result of ‘compromise,’ local projects continue — for now

Kirsten Keller

kirsten@lakeforestleader.com

Late last week, Illinois

lawmakers

came together to

pass a stopgap budget that

will keep the state running

for the next six months.

They passed that budget

on June 30 — the last

day of the fiscal year, and

the last day the Illinois

Department of Transportation

had the authority to

provide funds for state- or

federal-funded road construction.

The stopgap budget

will, among many things,

ensure schools open in the

fall, aid Chicago Public

Schools and keep road

construction going.

One of those road

projects is Lake Bluff’s

sidewalk project, which

will be slightly delayed

because of the budget

stalemate (story on page

6). It was set to break

ground on July 5 but is

now scheduled for mid-

July. The sidewalk will

connect the southern end

of the Village Green to

the Robert McClory Bike

Path. In the week leading

up to the June 30 cutoff,

Village of Lake Bluff

officials discussed the

implications of delaying

the project, yet the

state pulled through

and the project was not

delayed by much. Other

local projects, like major

construction on a 2.4-mile

stretch of Deerfield Road

in Highland Park and

Deerfield, will continue

as well — at least for the

next six months.

Lake Bluff’s sidewalk

project, estimated to

last three weeks, is less

time-consuming than

other types of projects like

bridge or road construction,

which could face

future indecision.

The budget that was

passed is not the result

of additional funding

methods — it has simply

authorized funding from a

source that does not exist.

In the next six months,

state lawmakers will once

again have to work together

to pass a comprehensive

budget, one that can

keep the state afloat past

the foreseeable horizon.

Whether that happens

in a timely manner is

anyone’s guess.

Letter to the Editor

Do transgender bathrooms

erode Constitutional right

of privacy?

In my opinion, and what

must be shared by many,

the notion that those bewildered

about their sex

should be free to use the

bathrooms and locker

rooms of their choice, lest

their feelings be bruised,

is not only difficult for me

to imagine, but that it calls

for a national dialogue. I

read recently that Caitlyn

Jenner, at 67, has decided

that being a woman isn’t

all she thought it would be.

The transgender issue

leads to this question: If

[transgender people] can

be accommodated, why

not trans-racials? This

week I can be black, protest

for Black Lives Matter,

and get minority preferences.

Next week, I can

be Native American, live

on a reservation, get Indian

Health Service, and

collect my share of profits

from a casino. This actually

makes more sense than

The Lake Forest

The Lake Forest Library posted this picture

on June 28 when Popeye and Sailor

the dog came in to perform tricks. More

than 160 kids and their caregivers came

to the event.

Like The Lake Forest Leader: facebook.com/

TheLakeForestLeader

Welcome to the families on campus for our

#summer #OpenHouse! It’s a beautiful day!

#futureforesters

@LFCollege, Lake Forest College, on June

27

Follow The Lake Forest Leader: @TheLFLeader

go figure

$613,000

An intriguing number from this week’s edition

Cost of upgrades,

including new

playgrounds, at Blair

and Artesian parks in

Lake Bluff. Story on

Page 6

transgender since one’s

sex is genetic and cannot

be disputed whereas many

people have chromosomes

from many ethnicities

so one can theoretically

choose which one to identify

with. Where does this

stop?

It should be common

sense that every person

is entitled to privacy

when using the restroom,

changing or showering,

but unfortunately, some

have eliminated common

sense. Before we sacrifice

what our courts have

recognized as a constitutionally

protected right at

the altar of gender identity

politics, the consequences

must be considered, especially

when options exist

to accommodate everyone

without violating anyone’s

privacy.

According to the American

College of Pediatricians,

transgender programming

of children is

child abuse. As such the

American College of Pediatricians

urges educators

and legislators to reject

all policies that condition

children to accept as normal

a life of chemical and

surgical impersonation of

the opposite sex. Facts –

not ideology – determine

reality. Forty-one percent

attempt suicide who undergo

sex change surgery.

In Illinois some common

sense is taking place.

A student bathroom bill

has been introduced in

the Illinois House by Tom

Morrison (R- 54th District)

which bases access

on sex at birth. The bill

also makes accommodations

for single-occupancy

restrooms and changing

rooms upon request if

students feel they do not

identify with their anatomical

sex. Bills similar

to Morrison’s have been

emerging throughout the

country in states such as

North Carolina.

Nancy J. Thorner

Lake Bluff resident

Leader

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Baked to perfection

Lake Forest’s Baked 425 now

sells pizza by the slice, Page 19

Summer serenade

Lake Forest Symphony raises funds at

annual event, Page 21

The north side of Market Square

was the first to be finished, in

the spring of 1916. courtesy

of the Lake Forest-Lake Bluff

Historical Society

Exhibit in Market Square

honors 100th birthday

of business district, Page 17

Posters hung in the storefronts of Lake Forest’s Market Square tell the 100-year history of the shopping center. Kirsten Keller/22nd Century Media


16 | July 7, 2016 | The lake forest leader puzzles

LakeForestLeader.com

north shore puzzler CROSSWORD & Sudoku

THE NORTH SHORE: Glencoe, Glenview, Highland Park, Northbrook, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, Northfield, Lake Forest and Lake Bluff

Crossword by Myles Mellor and Cindy LaFleur

Across

1. Bollywood drape

5. TV viewer’s vantage

point

9. Muse of verse

14. Collar straightener

15. Double-edged

dagger

16. The pits?

17. New Trier alum

who became White

House Chief of Staff

and Sec. of Defense

19. Pond protozoan

20. Process by which

an organism releases

energy

22. Instagram shot

23. U.N. workers’

rights grp.

24. Fleet feline

26. It can be boring

31. Mass. state tree

32. Rank above a

viscount

33. Intelligent bird

35. Kind of bookstore

39. Greek consonant

40. Bank business

41. Long long ____

42. Grade determiner

44. One of a deadly

seven

45. Alternative to

whole or 2%

46. Objective

48. Get the devil out

of there?

51. Rough housing

55. Part of a press kit

56. Kind of wrestling

done while sitting

57. New Trier alum

who sang “The

Lady Loves Me”

with Elvis

62. Easily bribed

64. Corfu’s location

66. Grape seeds, e.g.

67. Lose acuity

68. Make at the office

69. Hardly the emotional

type

70. Forbidden-fruit

site

71. Tiniest of a litter

Down

1. Officer’s title

2. Kind of lily

3. Terminus of “all

roads”

4. Foster

5. Snow vehicle

6. It’s a cookie

7. Dirt in a dump truck,

maybe

8. Sonar in Soho

9. Pottery finish

10. Rear-end, e.g.

11. Highly proficient

12. Skeleton part

13. Spinachy plant

18. Eden event

21. Makes clear, in

Shakespeare

25. Ostrich look-alike

26. Abbr. in many a

mail-order address

27. Flatten, Britishstyle

28. Van Gogh floral

subject

29. A browser has one

30. Building crossbeam

34. Cameo stone

36. H.H. Munro pseudonym

37. Athena’s breastplate

(Var.)

38. St. Peter’s Basilica

feature

40. Tart fruit

43. Enjoy a salon,

maybe

45. Harsh critic

47. Type with a slant

49. Funnyman Conan

50. City on the Baltic

Sea

51. Basalt sources

52. Not sitting

53. Pregnancy test,

familiarly

54. Caustic, as words

58. Emotional tone

59. It’s in the pot

60. One of Isaac’s twins

61. Shore bird

63. Pop singer DiFranco

65. Atom ___, 1960s

cartoon superhero

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answers

How to play Sudoku

Each Sudoku puzzle consists of a 9x9 grid that

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and box must contain each of the numbers

1 to 9.

LEVEL: Medium

Crossword by Myles Mellor and Susan Flanagan


LakeForestLeader.com life & Arts

the lake forest leader | July 7, 2016 | 17

‘Market Squared’ brings history to customers

Downtown exhibit runs

through September

Kirsten Keller, Editor

In 2014, staff at the Lake Forest-Lake

Bluff Historical Society

began to brainstorm how to celebrate

the birthday that lay just

two years ahead: Market Square’s

centennial.

Knowing the historical society

would be moving to a new location

a few years ahead, they wanted to

create an off-site exhibit. Eventually,

it was decided the exhibit,

deemed “Market Squared: Ten

Decades of Business and Beauty,”

would be brought to the place it

was celebrating — the storefronts

of Market Square itself.

“The opportunity to do something

in the square is a wonderful

one,” said Laurie Stein, the

curator of the exhibit. “First off,

because we capture different audiences

but also because it adds a

sense of atmosphere.”

Since the beginning of June, the

window of each storefront along

Market Square has held a poster

that delineates the stores that occupied

the building since its beginnings

in 1916 and beyond.

Stein said she and volunteers who

helped do research for the exhibit

were able to document more than

140 stores throughout the course

of Market Square’s history.

“You think about the history

of a storefront right in front of a

window and [are] able to imagine

what it was like 100 years ago,

75 years ago, 50 years ago while

you’re in that space,” Stein said.

Stein and the volunteers used

old telephone directories, digi-

Please see history, 19

This 1915 photo, part of the Market Squared exhibit, looks east toward the train station before building

demolitions on Western Avenue. Photo courtesy of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Historical Society

market square through the years

1916

Barber Charlie Paulson

begins cutting

hair in Market Square,

marking its first

tenant

1913

Architect Howard Van Doren

Shaw and developer Arthur T.

Aldis, along with four other men,

found the Lake Forest Improvement

Trust to raise money and

purchase property in town. The

cost turned out to be about

$750,000

1931

Bank moves out

and Marshall Field

& Co. takes its

place

1922

Current-day

Kiddles Sporting

Goods opens

1932

Trust reduces merchants’

rent by 10 percent to

keep businesses running

during Depression

1949

Helanders and

Lake Forest

Bootery open

1979

Market Square noted

on National Register of

Historic Places as the

first planned shopping

center in the U.S.

1955

City of Lake Forest

adopts Master Plan to

address congestion

issues in market Square

due to growth of

Baby Boom era

2013

L3 Capital purchases

Market Square for $35.5

million and begins a

renovation project to

restore Shaw’s 1916

vision

2016

Market Square

turns 100

1984

Market Square sold to

Broadacre Management,

which subsequently

renovated and added to the

square. Broadacre deeds

the greensward to the City

of Lake Forest as a

perpetual park

source: Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Historical Society


18 | July 7, 2016 | The lake forest leader faith

LakeForestLeader.com

In Memoriam

Diane Eklund

Diane Eklund, 82, resident

of Lake Forest for 54

years, passed away on June

22. Eklund was born in Milwaukee

on Feb. 17, 1934.

She was the wife of the late

Lennart Eklundm loving

mother of Steven Eklund,

Susan (Jonathan) Dick,

Sharon (Corky) Peterson,

Karen (Stephen) Fennell,

Robin (Bradly) Werner,

Mia (Michael) Waligora.

She was the grandmother

of Shauna (Nathan) Miekly,

Forest Dick, Devon (Marty)

Jeffers, Tara (Paul) Stevens,

Thomas, Cole, and Alex

Werner, Beau, Brody, Brynn

Waligoral, Great grandmother

of Jacob, Parker,

Charlotte, Logan, Mae,

and he late Pehr Swenson.

Daughter of the late Edward

and Lydia Kazmar. Sister of

the late James and Winifred

Lutsey. Diane was an avid

bridge player, successful

print model, member of The

Faith Briefs

The Church of the Holy Spirit (400 E.

Westminster Road, Lake Forest)

Welcome Cafe

On Sundays between the

9 and 11 a.m. service, you

are invited to the “Welcome

Café” in the Parish

Hall. All are welcome:

newcomers and long-timers,

young and the young

at heart, rich, poor and

in-between. The Welcome

Café is a safe space to connect

with old friends and

make new ones.

Lake Forest Woman’s Club,

Infant Welfare Society, and

Lake Forest Lake Bluff Republican

Club. Interment

was private. A memorial

service will be held on July

9. For information please

contact (847) 902-6391. In

lieu of flowers, memorials

may be made to the equestrianconnection.org.

Patricia Richard

Patricia O’Connor Richard,

92, of Lake Forest, died

June 25. Patricia was born

Aug. 16, 1923, in Indianapolis

to John and Corea

(Taylor) O’Connor. Richard

enjoyed playing bridge,

reading, and spending time

with family and friends. She

is survived by her children,

Jane (Lee) Tougas, Kathryn

(Keith deceased) Morgan,

William Albert (Babs) Richard,

Jr. and Susan Richard

(Brien) Gefvert; grandchildren

Richard (Susan) Grant,

Carter (Christina) Pfeifer-

Mattig, Joel (Noelle) Morgan,

Caroline Rogers, and

Alice (Lat) Purser; great

grandchild Henry Morgan.

She was preceded in death

by her parents and husband

William Albert Richard,

Sr. A private family burial

of cremated remains will

take place at a later time.

Donations may be made

to Northshore Hospice in

Richard’s name.

Marilyn Waud

Marilyn Miller Waud, 80,

of Lake Forest, passed away

peacefully with her family

by her side on June 10. She

was the daughter of the late

Edward and Katherine Miller

of Ft. Wayne, Indiana.

She was the sister of Patricia

Gradek and the late Edward

Miller. A resident of Lake

Forest since 1970, Waud

was born March 23, 1936,

in Indianapolis. She had an

amazing sparkle and love

that led to countless wonderful

relationships. She will be

missed by all of her family

and many friends. Waud is

survived by her husband,

Ernest P. Waud, III, sons

George (Ann), William

(Heather), Reed (Emily)

and Ward (Rachelle) Lyon.

Grandmother of Baret,

Thaddeus, William, Catherine,

Edward, Elizabeth,

Tabitha, David, and Paige

Lyon. She was preceded in

death by her first husband,

William S. Lyon. Funeral

Mass was held at the Church

of St. Mary, Lake Forest. In

her memory donations may

be made to the Church of St.

Mary, 175 E. Illinois Road,

Lake Forest.

Have someone’s life you’d

like to honor? Email

d.wolff@22ndcenturymedia.

com with information about

a loved one who was part of

the Lake Forest/Lake Bluff

community.

The Brotherhood of St.

Bernard

The “Old Dogs” are retired

men who meet for

reading and frank conversation

at 10:30 a.m.

Wednesdays in the Armour

Room. Recognizing

a personal spiritual need,

the participants study and

share their opinions, questions

and fears. For more

information, visit www.

chslf.org/old-dogs.

Christian Science Society (Gorton

Center, 400 E. Illinois Rd. Lake Forest)

Wednesday Testimonial

Meeting

Join us at Gorton Center

the first Wednesday of

each month at 7:30 p.m.

for prayer hymns and

readings from the Bible,

with related passages from

the Christian Science textbook,

Science and Health

with Key to the Scriptures

by Mary Baker Eddy. Then

participants share their

own healings and inspiration.

For more information,

call (847) 234-0820

or send an email to cssocietylakeforest@gmail.com.

Submit information for

The Leader’s Faith page to

d.wolff@22ndcenturymedia.

com The deadline is noon on

Thursday. Questions? Call

(847) 272-4565 ext. 24.

Your summer

reading starts here.

• The Taste of Chicago isn’t dead just yet

• Shel Silverstein was much more than you remember

• One man’s quest for Chicago’s greatest

sports memorabilia

• Plus Lauren Lapkus, Ron Kittle, Richard Melman,

our Railroad Fairs and more!

A 22nd Century Media Publication

Summer 2016. Available now.

Visit Chicagolymag.com to view the digital edition.

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LakeForestLeader.com dining out

the lake forest leader | July 7, 2016 | 19

Fresh, local ingredients set apart Bake 425

Company’s success

heats up with pizza

slice option

Megan Maginity

Managing Editor

Bake 425

Locations in: Lake

Forest, Winnetka,

Glencoe, Evanston (2)

www.bake425.com

2-8 p.m. Monday-

Thursday

1-8 p.m. Friday-Sunday

Finding a healthy, local

meal option is now as easy

as pie — pizza pie.

That’s because every

ingredient at Bake 425, a

company that originated in

the North Shore, is either

locally sourced, organic or

small batch.

“How we source our

ingredients is what sets

us apart,” said Bill Borneman,

who owns five

bake-at-home pizza shops

spanning from Lake Forest

to Evanston with his

wife, Angela. “Everything

has to qualify under one

or more of those requirements.”

The lack of farm-totable

restaurants in the

North Shore was the driving

force behind opening

the first Bake 425 location,

the couple said.

After selling Bill’s marketing

company in Laguna

Beach, Calif., where the

two met, they moved to

Lake Forest. Here, “it was

difficult to find organic

ingredients and food that

was sourced locally,” Angela

said.

“It was more prevalent

in general on the West

Coast ... and we just were

surprised that it wasn’t

here,” she added.

One thing led to another

and the couple — who dub

themselves “foodies” even

though they dislike the

term — opened up their

Bake 425 flagship store in

August 2014 in Highland

Park.

“My husband spun pizzas

in college and we

just thought ‘Hey, this is

something we can do,’ ”

Angela said. “It was built

on a competitive model to

HomeMade Pizza Company

(take-and-bake pizza

company that closed all its

locations in May 2014).”

At Bake 425, customers

can purchase artisanal

pizzas — like margherita,

braised short rib or sausage

and caramelized onion

pies, etc. — that they

can take home and cook

themselves. There’s also

a build-your-own pizza

The margherita pizza ($13.95 medium, $15.95 large)

is one of the take-and-bake artisanal options at Bake

425, a company with five locations in the North Shore.

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option that comes in cutie

pie, medium and large

sizes.

While pizza is Bake

425’s specialty, it also dabbles

in salads. The stores

offer grab-and-go greens,

including caesar, cabo,

cobb, farmstand, pear and

blue cheese and sunshine

salads in small and large

sizes.

The model and menu

attracted business, and

luckily for the Bornemans

it was so busy they eventually

expanded to Lake

Forest, Winnetka, Glencoe

and Evanston.

After opening the new

locations and laying the

company’s foundation —

or should I say, the crust

— the Bornemans decided

to add on to Bake 425 and

offer a delivery service

and hot slices.

Therefore, the Lake Forest

store, 268 Deerpath

Road, was the first location

to get an oven. Specifically,

a high-heat hearth stone

oven, Bill said, with a

3-minute pizza cook time.

“We were offering purely

a take-and-bake model

and the market had really

asked us to cook them, as

well,” Bill said. “One of

the things that was challenging

for us is when

[customers] get a takeand-bake

(pizza), we can’t

control how they cook

them at home.

“By us cooking them,

we can control the process

all the way through

The sunshine salad ($4.95 small, $7.95 large) has

arugula, roasted butternut squash, cherry tomatoes,

shaved parmesan and pine nuts.

to make sure the process is

done right.”

The oven has enabled

the company to open earlier

for the lunch crowd in

Lake Forest. As of now,

pizzagoers can indulge in

hot cheese, pepperoni and

veggie slices.

I sampled the slices with

a group of editors from

the newsroom during our

lunch hour two weeks

ago. When we arrived

at the Lake Forest store,

we watched the dough

get tossed, the pizza get

topped and the pie come

out minutes later sizzling

from the oven.

Although it was midday,

it was hard to just stop at

one slice and not overfill

ourselves. But, we went

for more, and that’s OK,

because the ingredients are

guilt-free, Angela said.

Our reaction, however,

wasn’t unique to the Bornemans,

they said.

“People have been asking

us to stay open longer,”

Angela said in result of the

offering of slices. “They

are also asking us when

we’re going to get an oven

at our other stores.”

That answer? Not too

long from now, apparently.

The couple has another

oven that’s slated to soon

go into the Glencoe location,

345 Park Ave. As for

the other locations, only

time will tell.

“It’s exciting,” Angela

said about the company’s

success. “Our pizzas and

salads are ones you can really

feel good about.”

history

From Page 17

tized ads from copies of The

Lake Forester and resources

at the Lake Forest library to

put together the timeline of

Market Square’s history.

“The anniversary of Market

Square is a major one

for this community,” Stein

said, reflecting on the public

square that became a model

for other communities looking

to rejuvenate and build

their business districts.

A condensed version is

also on display on the eastern

platform of the Lake

Forest train station, which

is accessible to commuters

waiting for the train.

“The site right across

from the train station is an

important aspect of Market

Square, how it incorporated

originally both train traffic,

foot traffic and car traffic,

“[Market Square] completely revolutionized Lake

Forest’s business district from an afterthought to

a focal point of the community.”

—from Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Historical Society’s Market Squared exhibit

which was unique at the

time,” Stein said.

In the beginning of Market

Square, many of the business

occupying the storefronts

were services, rather than

speciality stores. C.T. Gunn

Co. Grocers occupied the

current-day Starbucks and

Harder’s Hardware filled the

space at what is now Williams-Sonoma.

Stein said in

the 1980s — the “heyday of

shopping malls” — chains

such as Williams-Sonoma

and B. Dalton Bookseller began

to move in to the square

as they competed with

nearby shopping malls like

Northbrook Court, which

opened in 1976.

“Market Squared” will

run through September.

The historical society plans

to hold a walking tour in

the fall while the exhibit is

still up. Later in the year, it

will hold a lecture about the

anniversary, Stein said.


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Ragdale’s

Novel Affair

raises more

than $100K

Attendees (left to right) Troy Ihlanfeldt, of Lake Forest;

author Lisa Genova, of Chatham, Mass.; author Charles

Finch, of Chicago; and Michele Ihlanfeldt, of Lake Forest

Staff Report

Ragdale’s 10th Annual

Novel Affair brought

best-selling authors and

acclaimed artists to a twoevening

benefit on April

29 and 30. More than 200

people attended the Friday

evening cocktail reception

Event Co-Chairs (left to right) Dustin O’Regan, Sandra Deromedi and Jeanna Park, of

Lake Forest. Photos by William Hartman

at the home of Sandra and

Roger Deromedi in Lake

Forest that featured eight

best-selling writers and

two award-winning visual

artists. On April 30, guests

enjoyed a dinner and lively

discussion with two writers

and artists in a private

home. More than $100,000

was raised to support The

Ragdale Foundation.

Attendees Fred Klein (left) of Lake Forest, and author

Thomas H. Cook, of Los Angeles

Lake Forest Symphony fundraiser held at historic villa

Staff Report

The Lake Forest Symphony

hosted its annual

fundraiser, Music in the

Garden, on June 26. The

event was held at a lakeside

Italian villa in Lake

Forest built by David

Adler in 1916. Guests were

able to stroll the venue to

admire the Tuscan architecture

and scenic views

of Lake Michigan. VIP

donors were given tours of

the private residence following

performances by

musicians of the Lake Forest

Symphony, Midwest

Young Artists Conservatory

and dancers from

the North Shore School

of Dance. Approximately

$21,000 was raised to fund

ongoing operations at the

Lake Forest Symphony.

Lynn De Weil (left) and Philippe Hans, both of Lake Forest Photos submitted

Lake Forest residents (left to right) Grant, Drake and

Meredith Mitchell, and Kim and Hayden Shortsle.

Members of the Midwest Young Artists Conservatory

perform at Music in the Garden on June 26.


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Where: 980 W. Old Mill Road, Lake

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two acres in a country setting. The

living room has moldings and a woodburning

fireplace. The kitchen offers

cherry cabinets, an island and Corian

counters, a breakfast bar, pantry and a

large window with a cozy window seat.

The kitchen overlooks the breakfast

and family room, which has a fireplace

surrounded by marble, and windows

that look out to the backyard. A butler’s

pantry is connected to the dining room,

which has space for family gatherings

and entertainment. A den, full bath,

powder room, laundry room and threecar

heated garage complete the first

floor. A curved staircase leads to the

second floor, which houses a romantic

master suite with a fireplace and two

closets. The finished basement has a

recreation room and half bath. Outside

lies an in-ground pool and a brick

patio with a pergola. Disclaimer: Some

photos may be virtually staged.

Price: $1,095,000

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• 220 Hickory Court,

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— Ridge Enterprises

Llc to Clayton F Ruyle,

Alyssa B. Carlson,

$596,000

• 718 W. Washington

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60044-1644 — Marina

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Alexander M. Meyer,

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• 1120 N. Waukegan

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Helfrich, Todd Helfrich,

$1,175,000

• 480 Sunset Terrace,

Lake Bluff, 60044-

2347 — Roland Higbee

to Jonathan Gail Cobb,

Whitney Leigh Cobb,

$550,000

• 1190 Longmeadow

Lane, Lake Forest,

60045-1569 —

Augusta H. Flanagin

Estate to Christopher

Nickel, Heidi Nickel,

$1,350,000

• 980 Walden Lane,

Lake Forest, 60045 —

Depree Trust to William

C. Vance, $1,300,000

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10 Questions

with various LFHS athletes

Sports editor Derek Wolff

looks back on his first

year around the LFHS

sports scene with a compilation

of some of the best

answers to athlete of the

week questions from an

assortment of athletes.

What’s one song that

you’re embarrassed

to admit that you like

listening to?

I like “Baby Got Back”

(by Sir Mix A Lot). I don’t

know why, it just popped

into my head but I really

like it. — Kara Antonucci,

girls lacrosse

What’s one thing

about you that most

people wouldn’t

know?

I love to sing and play

guitar. I’m actually in a

band and I play acoustic,

electric and bass. — Jake

Durburg, baseball

What is on your

pregame playlist?

My friend Katie [Wickman]

and I had this thing

where we did “Jon’nah

jams” where we’d make

our own remixes to current

songs and come up

with our own versions.

— Jon’nah Williams, softball

If you could be any

animal, what would

you want to be and

why?

Probably a lion. From

what I’ve learned about

them, they enjoy the hunt

as much as they enjoy

getting the animal and

I enjoy the practices as

much as I enjoy the game

and winning. — Tom Condon,

boys water polo

If you could travel

anywhere in the

world, where would

you want to go?

Probably Kenya or

Uganda because there’s

so much culture and it

would just be amazing to

see the ways of life and

how people live off so

little. — Sara Rossman, girls

gymnastics

If you could travel

anywhere in the

world, where would

you want to go?

I’d like to go to Australia

because I want to see

some kangaroos. — Ryan

Gattari, boys ice hockey

Do you have any pregame

rituals?

We listen to loud music

in the locker room.We

listen to some rap, some

country and some Disney

songs, stuff from “High

School Musical” and

“Hannah Montana,” like

that. — Nina Wilson, girls

ice hockey

How long have

you been playing

basketball and how

did you get started?

I’ve been playing since

I can remember. Growing

up with an NBA father, he

never forced me into playing

basketball, and I used

to play basketball and

baseball and for a while

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when I was younger, baseball

was my favorite sport.

Freshman year of high

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with basketball. — Lorenzo

Edwards, boys basketball

Who is your role

model within tennis?

Professionally, I really

like Serena Williams. For

someone that I interact

with it’s my mom, who

was diagnosed with multiple

sclerosis in 2008 but

she picked herself up and

still plays three times a

week. — Alia Alsikafi, girls

tennis

What’s the best movie

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This year I would say

“The Martian.” I just

found the whole idea of

having a man get trapped

on Mars to be pretty

interesting. — Michael

Hambleton, boys swimming

and diving

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Athlete of the Month

Loyola athlete takes it to the House

Winnetka to host pro

tennis tournament

Eric DeGrechie

Contributing Editor

Kathryn House made a

lot of noise on the North

Shore as a star athlete at

Loyola Academy. Our

readers let the recent

Loyola Academy graduate

know that they heard her

loud and clear as she was

victorious in 22nd Century

Media’s Athlete of the

Month contest.

House finished with 33

votes for the contest in the

month of May.

The University of

Michigan bound House

earned All-State status at

the IHSA girls track and

field state meet in May

at O’Brien Stadium in

Charleston.

Finishing second in the

voting was Glenbrook

Recent Loyola Academy graduate Kathryn House is the

winner of 22nd Century Media’s Athlete of the Month

competition for the month of May. Varsity Views

South baseball player Billy

Loggarakis. Loyola Academy

track and field athlete

Sophia Beresheim placed

third.

The Athlete of the

Month contest for athletes

VARSITY VIEWS

VARSITY VIEWS

selected in May is already

underway. Vote at Lakeforestleader.com.

June Athlete of the

Month Candidates

Lake Forest High School

• Sydney Martens,

softball

• Jon’nah Williams,

softball

• Jonathan Salm,

baseball

• Jake Durburg,

baseball

• Elania Tswarhas,

girls lacrosse

New Trier

• Katherine Gjertsen,

girls lacrosse

• Scott Bickel, boys

tennis

• Eden Rane, girls

rowing

Loyola Academy

• Bailey Busscher, girls

lacrosse

• Patrick Flanagan,

boys lacrosse

Highland Park High

School

• Jake Mandel, baseball

• Jack Kramer, baseball

• John Gauthier,

baseball

• Jonathan Rosenfeld,

boys track and field

Glenbrook North

• Hikaru Ozone,

baseball

• Nick Marino, boys

tennis

• Lanie Gruemmer,

girls soccer

• Naomi Lutz, girls

lacrosse

• Austin Smith, boys

lacrosse

Glenbrook South

• Bobby Wos, boys

track and field

• Carolyn Kuhn,

softball

• Sarah McDonagh,

girls lacrosse

Proceeds benefit

NSSRA

Submitted by the

Northern Suburban

Special Recreation

Association

The Northern Suburban

Special Recreation Association

(NSSRA) has been

selected as the charitable

recipient for the 24th annual

Nielsen USTA Pro

Tennis Tournament, held

in Winnetka from July 4-9.

The $50,000 Men’s

Challenger tournament is

a one of a kind event attracting

some of the finest

tennis players in the world

and drawing international

attention. Net proceeds

benefit NSSRA.

NSSRA, founded in

1970, serves approximately

1,700 children, teens

and adults with disabilities

living in its partner communities

throughout the

northern suburbs. In addition

to its Special Olympics

Gator tennis program,

NSSRA has over 550 recreational,

sport, cultural,

social, and leisure offerings

available during the

day, after school, in the

evenings and on weekends

during the course of the

year, creating new experiences,

opportunities for

leisure time, skill development

and perhaps most

importantly, friendship.

This Week In

Lake Forest Legion Post

264 Baseball

■ ■July 7

■ ■Lake Forest @ Playoffs, TBD

Lake Forest Mickey

Mantle League Baseball

■ ■July 6

■ ■Lake Forest vs. Morton

NSSRA’s Gator Athletics/

Special Olympics programs

span 12 sports with

nearly 100 athletes.

NSSRA participants and

Special Olympics athletes

Sam Green and Stefan

Xidas are slated to sing

the National Anthem prior

to opening matches on

Thursday evening, July 7.

Qualifying matches began

Saturday, July 2, and

qualifier finals were held

on Monday, July 4th. All

matches are played outdoors

at the A.C. Nielsen

Tennis Center (530 Hibbard

Rd. Winnetka). For

more information or tickets,

visit www.nielsenprotennis.org.

NSSRA provides and

facilitates year-round recreation

programs and services

for children, teens

and adults with disabilities

who live in the partner

communities. NSSRA is

an extension of ten park

districts, two cities and

one village in the northern

suburbs of Chicago. This

partnership includes the

Park Districts of Deerfield,

Glencoe, Glenview, Highland

Park, Kenilworth,

Lake Bluff, Northbrook,

Northfield, Wilmette and

Winnetka, the Cities of

Highwood and Lake Forest

and the Village of

Riverwoods. For the full

results of this year’s challenge,

visit www.nielsenprotennis.org.

Grove, 5 p.m.

July 11-14 Playoffs

■ ■ Lake Forest vs. TBD, TBD

Lake Forest Parks and

Recreation

■ ■ July 7

■ ■ Concerts in the Square:

Shout Out, 6:30-8:30 p.m.


LakeForestLeader.com sports

the lake forest leader | July 7, 2016 | 29

Baseball

Errors abound as Titans rally to tie Grayslake

Derek Wolff, Sports Editor

Lake Forest starter Christian McCauley delivers a pitch during the Titans 7-7 tie

with Grayslake on Monday, June 27 from Lake Forest High School’s West Athletic

Campus. Photos by Derek Wolff/22nd Century Media

Lake Forest’s Jackson Thomas smacks an RBI single in the third inning.

The sights and sounds of

the season are often on full

display during a summer

league baseball game.

Tailgates are down as

burgers and hot dogs line

the grill, the smells permeating

the night’s cool air

like the crack of a wood

bat. The local youth teams

come out in full force,

watching, waiting for their

turn on the high school

stage, one step closer to

the bright lights and vivid

dreams of playing in the

big leagues.

Go to a summer ballgame

and you’ll notice

the occasional oddity as

well, such as a tie due to

encroaching darkness. The

Lake Forest Legion Post

264 Titans experienced exactly

that on Monday, June

27 in a 7-7 tie with visitors

Grayslake from Lake

Forest High School’s West

Athletic Campus.

The Titans blew an early

4-0 lead but rallied from

deficits in both the sixth

and seventh innings to

earn the tie before umpires

called the game after seven

frames.

Unsurprisingly, both

sides were pleased with

their resiliency throughout

the tilt in a close game

marred by a number of

errors that enabled both

teams to battle back at various

spots throughout.

“Everyone on the roster,

I believe in all of these

guys,” said Lake Forest

coach Mike Nilles. “We

took some of the starters

out, some guys who have

more experience and put

some of the younger guys

in and they got the job

done. It’s not just about

getting a hit, it’s about putting

the ball in play and

getting an out. They did a

good job of fighting back.

The pitchers did a great

job today, I thought.”

Grayslake wiped away

Lake Forest’s 4-0 lead

by scoring one run in the

fourth, followed by two in

the fifth and three in the

sixth.

“I’m just glad they

didn’t give up and came

back,” said Grayslake

coach Bryce Edwards.

“They fought back every

single inning and just kept

on going. It was a tough

day for the pitchers with

some of the things that

happened behind them but

they stuck with it and finished

the game.”

Trailing 6-4 entering

the home half of the sixth,

Titans third baseman Peter

Turelli reached base

safely on an error by second

baseman Kyle Allen.

Turelli was later called out

at second base but an infield

single from Ryan Lee

was followed by Shane

Lynch reaching safely on

an error. Caleb Durbin had

an RBI single before Jonathan

Salm plated Lynch

and reached on another error

by third baseman Clay

Stoeffl to tie the score at

6-6.

With Durbin on the

Grayslake’s Benton Troehler slides back into first safely

as Kyle Wix puts on the tag.

mound for the Titans in the

top of the seventh, Grayslake

pitcher Ryan Casper

earned a one-out walk.

Stoeffl followed suit with

a walk, bringing leadoff

man Nic Presutti to the

plate.

His fifth plate appearance

of the game was a

good one as he hit a towering

drive to right field for

a double, scoring Casper

and giving the visitors a

late 7-6 lead.

“That was a big, big

hit,” Edwards said. “Unfortunately

the right fielder

played it right and the

guy in front of (Presutti)

couldn’t go anywhere,

he had to make sure it

dropped (in) so (Presutti)

almost caught him.”

With two men in scoring

position Durbin worked

his way out of the jam,

striking out Allen before

getting Benton Troehler to

ground out to second.

Titans catcher Paul

Turelli led off the home

half of the frame by

reaching base on an error.

Casper struck out first

baseman Kyle Wix but a

balk sent Turelli to second

base. Peter Turelli singled

before Paul Turelli scored

after Alex Gamache put

the ball in play, resulting in

another error from Grayslake’s

defense.

With Turelli on third

and Gamache at second, it

was Casper’s time to turn

in a clutch performance.

Peter Carney hit a missile

down the first base

line that looked like it

would be a walkoff hit but

Troehler snagged it for the

second out. Then Casper

got Lynch to ground out to

third to end the inning and

ultimately the game in the

7-7 tie.

Titans starter Christian

McCauley worked his way

out of a number of jams in

his start, stranding seven

runners in the first four innings

before leaving after

five. He earned a no-decision

in the contest.

“He mixes his speeds

really well, just hits his

spots,” Nilles said. “He’s

not overpowering, he

doesn’t have a huge curveball

but he just gets the

job done. Great command,

knows when to mix it up

and where to put it and he

kept them off balance.”

The Titans returned to

the diamond following

the holiday weekend with

a pair of games in Lake

County earlier this week

and will begin the postseason

soon.


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LakeForestLeader.com

Former LFA standout DeBrincat drafted by Blackhawks

Derek Wolff, Sports Editor

Before Patrick Kane

was a three-time Stanley

Cup champion, racking up

accolades as a Hart Memorial

Trophy winner for

league MVP, an Art Ross

Trophy winner as scoring

champion, a Conn Smythe

Trophy winner for playoff

MVP and a Calder Memorial

Trophy winner for

Rookie of the Year, he was

a diminutive 5-foot-9, 160

pound 19-year-old from

Buffalo, N.Y.

The Chicago Blackhawks

selected Kane with

the first overall pick in the

2007 NHL Draft after he

recorded a league-leading

145 points for the London

Knights of the Ontario

Hockey League in just 58

games. Fast forward nine

years and Kane, alongside

Blackhawks captain Jonathan

Toews (3rd overall,

2006) has arguably been

the franchise’s greatest

draft pick in its history.

Somewhere, Conleth Hill

is muttering on about

power and small men

casting large shadows.

The Blackhawks selected

Lake Forest Academy

standout forward

Alex DeBrincat, 19, with

their first selection (39th

overall) in the 2016 NHL

Draft, held in Buffalo. A

season ago, DeBrincat

scored the most points by

a rookie (104) in the OHL

playing for the Erie Otters

since Kane did it back in

2006-07.

He followed that season

up with another 51

goal season, giving him

205 points in 128 OHL

games before this year’s

draft. Projected by most

to be a first round pick,

he watched and waited

for his name to come off

the board on a night that

never seemed to end until

it did. The next day, the

waiting finally stopped.

“Obviously it was a

lot of waiting on the first

day,” DeBrincat said. “It

wasn’t the most fun for

sure but the second day,

being drafted by Chicago

is such an honor. Going to

an organization with three

Cups in the last six years

is really something to be

happy about. Obviously

everyone likes winning

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winning in their future,

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I think. Hopefully I can

contribute to that and it

couldn’t have worked out

better for me.”

Naturally now that he’s

within the same organization

as the superstar winger,

the inevitable comparisons

to Kane have been

made. DeBrincat, who

stands at only 5-foot-7,

is humbled by them, but

he’s also aware that the

way in which they score

goals is drastically different.

“It’s pretty cool,” he

said. “Obviously Kane is

a world class player but

I don’t think I would describe

myself as anything

like him. He’s a really

skilled guy and I think I’m

more of a gritty goal scorer

rather than just dangling.

I would like to play

like him but I just don’t

think that’s my game.”

Darrin Madeley, director

of athletics and head

coach of the prep hockey

team at Lake Forest Academy,

knew that DeBrincat

would be a special

player from the moment

he stepped on the ice at

the Caxys’ Mackenzie Ice

Arena.

“He was a little apprehensive

when he came in,”

Madeley said. “Playing

major midget when you’re

still a minor midget kind

of worried him at first but

then he stepped on the ice

and was the best player on

the ice. He’s fast, he’s got

a great release and that’s

the reason he scored 50

in the OHL both years,

there’s no ego. There’s

absolutely no ego there

at all and it didn’t matter

who you put him with. His

only goal was to try and

make everyone around

him like him and respect

him. Within a week, I

Alex DeBrincat faces the media after being selected

39th overall by the Chicago Blackhawks in the second

round of the 2016 NHL Draft in Buffalo, N.Y. Chicago

Blackhawks

think everybody did.”

As a former NHLer

who played goalie for the

Ottawa Senators, Madeley

keeps in constant contact

with his star pupil. He

said the best thing that

could have happened for

DeBrincat was playing on

the same line in his rookie

season in the OHL as

Connor McDavid, the No.

1 overall pick in the 2015

NHL Draft and already a

budding superstar for the

Edmonton Oilers.

“I think he learned what

it was like to be a professional

just from playing

with Connor McDavid

and how hard he worked,”

Madeley said. “He just

loves playing the game

and now he’s going to

an organization with, I

think, the best captain in

hockey and maybe all of

sports in Jonathan Toews

so he’s had that development

of going from Connor

McDavid to Jonathan

Toews.”

DeBrincat played on

a line in 2015 with Mc-

David as well as Dylan

Strome, the No. 3 overall

pick in the 2015 NHL

Draft to the Arizona Coyotes.

“Those guys helped me

so much, it’s not every

day you get to play with

those types of players,”

DeBrincat said.

Like Kane, Madeley expects

DeBrincat will play

with a chip on his shoulder

from Day 1. “He’s

been told he’s too small

his entire life and he’s

proved everyone wrong

day after day.” he said.

This story has been cut

for print. Visit LakeForestLeader.com

to read the

full version.


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the lake forest leader | July 7, 2016 | 31

Going Places

Bourne begins new chapter at Purdue after leaving a legacy for Scouts

1st-and-3

Varsity views

3 Going places

athletes to look

out for

1. Adrian Walker

(Above). Walker had

a standout season

to cap a tremendous

career for the

girls soccer team, in

addition to playing

alongside fellow

college-bound

Scouts soccer players

Paige Bourne

and Sheridan Bufe.

Walker will continue

her playing career

at DePaul University.

2. Emily Young. The

senior golfer shot a

one under par 70

Oct. 7 during the

Class AA Barrington

Regional last year

and will continue

her career at Amherst

College.

3. Gavin Hoch. The

senior hurdler for

the boys track and

field team will continue

to run for the

Hawkeyes at Iowa.

Derek Wolff, Sports Editor

Before she became Lake

Forest High School’s alltime

girls soccer assists

leader, Paige Bourne was

just another kid growing up

on the North Shore, playing

a game she came to love

from an early age.

Watching her older siblings

grow up within the

game, she hit the soccer

pitch right out of the gate.

By the time she was eight

she had taken her game

to the travel soccer side,

competing for the Lake

Forest Soccer Association

before eventually making

the transition as a teenager

to F.C. United Soccer

Club, a local powerhouse.

She was joined by Scouts

teammates Sheridan Bufe

and Adrian Walker, fellow

2016 commits to Toledo

and DePaul’s soccer programs,

respectfully.

“As I continued to play

and enjoyed getting better

and all of the competition,

I put in all this work and

realized I wanted to play

at the next level,” Bourne

said. “Over time I just

wanted to keep going and

not stop after high school.”

F.C. United, which has

a long history of sending

a bevy of its players on to

compete at the collegiate

level, saw 13 of Bourne’s

fellow teammates in the

class of 2016 sign on to

play at the next level. The

driving factor that will see

her compete at Purdue next

“As I continued to play and enjoyed

getting better and all of

the competition, I put in all this

work and realized I wanted to

play at the next level. Over time

I just wanted to keep going and

not stop after high school.”

Paige Bourne — on her desire to keep her

soccer career going after high school play ended;

Bourne will play for the Boilermakers at Purdue

University next season.

season began when she

started getting recruited as

a high school junior.

Bourne received interest

from various schools during

tournaments with the

travel club and eventually

went to a camp at Purdue.

Two months later the Boilermakers

actively began

recruiting her. From there,

it was a relatively easy decision

to decide on West

Lafayette.

“I was looking for a bigger

school,” she said. “The

school aspects when I visited,

when you’re on campus,

it was a good fit. It’s

also not too far from home,

which is nice.”

Growing up, her biggest

inspiration was fellow

LFHS graduate Rachel

Quon, the 2009 National

Gatorade High School

Player of the Year as well

as and Illinois State Player

of the Year. Quon left

LFHS with 40 goals and

31 assists over three high

school seasons and next

excelled at Stanford University

before being drafted

ninth overall in the 2013

National Women’s Soccer

League College Draft to the

Chicago Red Stars.

Quon was a player that

Bourne’s family had gotten

to know well during her

time in Lake Forest, serving

as reliable inspiration.

“I just looked up to her,”

Bourne said. “We all knew

her and really looked up to

her. She was a good role

model for me.”

At Purdue, Bourne will

look to carve her own path

and wants to help the team

make the NCAA tournament

as quickly as possible.

The Boilermakers finished

Paige Bourne (left) eludes a Lakes defender in a playoff

game from the 2016 campaign. She will continue her

career at Purdue University next season. 22nd Century

Media File Photos

WHAT’S THIS?

Going Places is a summer feature series

spotlighting local student-athletes ready to

continue their athletic and academic careers

at the collegiate level. One Going Places article

will run each week throughout the summer. To

nominate or recommend a student-athlete for

the series, email sports editor Derek Wolff at

d.wolff@22ndcenturymedia.com.

the 2015-16 season with a

9-8-1 record.

In her senior season at

LFHS, Bourne scored nine

goals and added 19 assists to

her all-time mark. The goal

scoring was relatively new,

something that head coach

Ty Stuckslager encouraged

her to actively pursue more

this past season.

“He just told me that if

you have an opportunity,

take it,” Bourne said. “He

really pushed me to take

chances for myself and to

shoot more.”

This summer, Bourne

has been training with other

college-bound athletes in

the area to hone her skills

as she preps for her freshman

season at Purdue. The

concept of teamwork involved

in her workouts is a

familiar one, thanks to her

on-field efforts.

The team-first mentality

has also always been one

that has driven her love of

the game.

“I like that it’s a big

team game, you can’t really

score by yourself,” she

said. “You need everyone

to get there.”

Listen Up

“He’s been told he’s too small his entire

life and he’s proved everyone wrong day

after day after day.”

Darrin Madeley— LFA hockey coach on Alex DeBrincat.

tune in

What to watch this week

12U Travel Baseball: Lake Forest returns from the

holiday break with a tilt against Fox Lake as the

summer season winds down.

• Wilmette at Lake Bluff, Troyner Field, Sunday, July

10, 3 p.m.

Index

27 - Athlete of the Week

26 - Lake Forest-Lake Bluff 12U Baseball

Fastbreak is compiled by Assistant Editor Derek Wolff. Send

any questions or comments to d.wolff@22ndcenturymedia.

com.


Lake Forest Leader | July 7, 2016 | LakeForestLeader.com

VYING TO TIE

Titans baseball battles Grayslake

to standstill, Page 29

PLAYING WITH HOUSE

MONEY 22CM announces Athlete of

the Month winner, Page 28

Former Lake Forest Academy standout drafted in second round by Blackhawks, Page 30

Alex DeBrincat poses in a Blackhawks jersey after Chicago took the former Lake Forest Academy standout at No. 39 overall in the second round of the

2016 NHL Draft. Chicago Blackhawks

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