Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Get results here for the April 9, 2013 election.
Update, 9:16 p.m.: With all 21 precincts reporting, incumbents Gayle Cinke and George Weinert are projected to have retained their seats on the Grayslake Park District Board. They'll be joined by newcomers Ray Larson and Timothy Powell. The results do include early voting and vote by mail ballots, but they do not include provisional or late-arriving vote by mail ballots. Cinke received the most votes, with 22.55 percent. Powell, Weinert and Larson received 20.88, 19.35 and 19 percent, respectively. Stephen Fabbri received 18.22 percent of the votes. ---------------- Update, 8:04 p.m.: With 18 of 21 precincts reporting, the following candidates are in the lead for the Grayslake Park District race: Gayle Cinke, Timothy Powell, Ray Larson and…
Monday, April 1, 2013
Need to work off some stress? How about a game of dodgeball at the Grayslake Park District during open gym?
Here's the April 2013 open gym schedule from the Grayslake Park District.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Here's a look at the contested races affecting Grayslake.
Election Day is April 9. Patch sent questionnaires to candidates running in contested races. Visit the pages below to learn more about the various races before you head to the polls. Meet the Candidates for Avon Township Meet the Candidates for Grayslake Park District Meet the Candidates for Grayslake District 46 Board Meet the Candidates for Grayslake District 127 Board Meet the Candidates for College of Lake County Board
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Gayle J. Cinke is among five people seeking four seats on the Grayslake Park District Board.
Name: Gayle J. Cinke Family: Married, one daughter Education: Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, majoring in secondary education. Hold certification of CAP-OM (Certified Administrative Professional-Office Management). Occupation: Executive Administrative Assistant Previous Elected or Appointed Offices: Elected April, 1997 to Commissioner, Grayslake Park District (16 years) Other Community Involvement: Member, Illinois Association of Park Districts (currently serving on the Board of Trustees for the State of Illinois); Member, Grayslake Lions Club; Member, Grayslake Zoning Board; Member, Grayslake Plan Commission; Member, International Association of Administrative Professionals; Member, Grayslake Historical Society Position Sought: Grayslake …
We hear the egg hunting in this area is really good this season!
It's too late to register your kids for the Grayslake Park District's Easter Egg Hunt if you haven't already, but egg hunts in neighboring Wildwood and Round Lake still have openings, so hop to it! Lake County Fairgrounds
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Five residents are running for four Grayslake Park District board seats in the April 9 election. Read their candidate profiles to learn more about them.
Voters will select four Grayslake Park District board members from a pool of five candidates in the April 9 election. The candidates include incumbents Gayle Cinke, Stephen Fabbri and George Weinert, along with residents Ray Larson and Timothy Powell. The terms of Gayle Cinke, Stephen Fabbri, George Weinert and Troy Whalen expire this year. Grayslake Patch sent candidate questionnaires to all five contenders. Click on each candidate's name for information about their experience, goals and thoughts about issues affecting Grayslake Park District. Gayle Cinke Stephen Fabbri Ray Larson — Candidate did not respond. Timothy Powell George Weinert — Candidate did not respond.
Timothy Powell is among five people who are seeking four seats on the Grayslake Park District Board.
Name: Timothy Powell Age: 64 Family: Single Education: Bachelor's in public administration, Associate's in liberal arts Occupation: Retired policeman. Worked for 30 years with Lake County Sheriff's police. Previous Elected or Appointed Offices: Served two terms on Avon Township Board, and served on the Avon/Fremont drainage district board. Also served as trustee on the Grayslake Library Board. Other community involvement: I have always been involved. My involvement includes: director's board of the Grayslake Lion's Club; past director on Grayslake Exchange Club; member of Rising Sun Lodge in Grayslake; member of Scottish Rite, another Masonic order; member of Shriners; past president Lake County Sheriff's Police Lodge, Fraternal Order of …
Stephen Fabbri is among five candidates seeking four seats on the Grayslake Park District Board.
Name: Stephen Fabbri Age: 52 Family: Married, two grown children Education: Master's degree Occupation: Assistant Director - 19th Judicial Circuit Court Previous Elected or Appointed Offices: Park Commissioner since 2000 Other community involvement: Member St.Gilbert's Church, Past President Grayslake Youth Baseball Association, IHSA Baseball and Basketball Official, Grayslake Management Committee Position sought: Commissioner Campaign E-mail address: Candidate did not respond. Campaign committee: Candidate did not respond. Campaign Website: Candidate did not respond. Campaign Facebook: Candidate did not respond. Campaign Twitter: Candidate did not respond. Why are you running? I wish to continue service to the residents of the district, …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Looking for games to entertain the kids this weekend? Here are some fun ideas for the snowy weather in Grayslake.
Are your kids tired of playing indoors? Here are five fun ideas to kick away the winter blues. Snow Bowling Shovel the snow to create your bowling alley, spray water to create a smooth and slippery surface, make snow pins and balls. For instructions, visit: www.EscapadeDirect.com. You could even make colorful ice balloons to serve as the bowling ball. For instructions, visit: www.eHow.com. Footprint Tag The same rules as regular tag except you can only step in others’ footprints. For instructions, visit: www.Kidactivities.net Ice Block Sculptures Freeze colored water in ice-cube trays, then let the children create sculptures with the colored blocks. For instructions, visit: Spoonful.com Snow Treasure Hunt Fill a cooler with different …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Neither Champions nor the Grayslake Park District saw many District 46 students at Wednesday's strike programs.
The majority of some 4,000 District 46 students either stayed at home or their parents found alternative daycare for them on the first day of the teacher strike Wednesday. District 46 Supt. Ellen Correll reported to Patch that as of about 9 a.m. Wednesday, the headcount for the Champions program being offered at Prairieview School from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. was just 25 students. Attendance was even bleaker at the Grayslake Park District's "Strike Camp," which runs 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday and next Tuesday if necessary. Monday is a holiday in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Day Jr.'s birthday. "We only have a handful (of students) today, four right now," park district director Jeff Nehila told Patch Wednesday morning. "My guess is…