Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Journey Senior Living is proposed for the corner of Routes 45 and 120.
Wednesday, May 15
A real estate developer has proposed a new senior assisted living/memory care facility to be located at the southeast corner of Routes 45 and 120 in Grayslake. The village board looked favorably upon plans for the 79,000 square-foot Journey Senior Living at its May 7 committee-of-the-whole meeting, reported the Lake County News-Sun. The proposed facility would include three floors with 84 rooms, dining facilities, resident amenities and around the clock medical staffing, according to the village.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Grayslake ranks 61st according to Crain's tracking of household income in the zip codes of Metra train stations.
A look at income levels in suburban towns with Metra stops provides a glimpse at the disparity in wealth throughout the area, according to a map by Crain's Chicago Business Journal. Among all Chicago and suburban Metra stops, Grayslake ranked as the 61st highest income with an average income of $86,825, according to Crain's. Grayslake residents make on average 10.1 to 30 percent of the highest incomes, according to the map. Neighboring Libertyville ranked as the 22nd highest income with an average income of $109,416, while Vernon Hills ranked 50th with an average income of $90,325. The Metra station that ranked as number one was Kennilworth where the average income came in at $242,188, according to Crain's. Read more and find out how …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Software engineer Sarath Kumar Potharajua, of Grayslake, was in Washington D.C, when he was reported missing by a relative on March 31.
The body of Sarath Kumar Potharaju, 35, of Grayslake, who went missing while sightseeing near the FDR Memorial in Washington, D.C. last month, was found floating in the Tidal Basin April 11, reported the Chicago Tribune. Potharaju, a software engineer, was in D.C. for contract work and was visiting relatives, according to the Huffington Post. He reportedly was touring the area when he left to use a restroom and never returned. “My son was a brilliant engineer specialising in mobile testing tools and did Masters in Science from Grenoble University in France. He aspired for a job in the World Bank and was almost there. But fate had something else in store for him," said Potharaju's father, Krishna Murthy, to the Indian newspaper The Hindu.
Friday, March 29, 2013
In 2012, Grayslake homes sold for 11.1 percent less than they did in 2011, Chicago Magazine reports.
Home sale prices in Grayslake have dropped, according to a recent Chicago Magazine article. The article profiled what homes cost in several suburbs and Chicago neighborhoods. Along with Grayslake, home sale prices are also down in neighboring Libertyville, Lake Zurich and Buffalo Grove, but up in Vernon Hills. The magazine’s data shows the median sale price for a Grayslake home in 2012 was $169,000, down 11.1 percent from 2011, and 42.9 percent since 2006. There were 293 home sales last year in Grayslake, with homes staying on the market an average of 170 days, the magazine reports. Most Chicagoland suburbs have experienced a decrease in home sale prices, making now a great time to buy, according to economists. Zillow Chief Economist Stan …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Find out what to expect for weather in the hours ahead.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Find out what to expect for weather in the hours ahead.
Weather.com provides an hourly update on the weather forecast for Grayslake.
Friday, February 15, 2013
Lake County has a cool new interactive mapping tool that allows you to easily look up and view maps of a community's boundaries, attractions, election precincts, park districts and much more.
Lake County has transformed its Online Mapping Application increasing transparency and providing users with easy access to maps, tax and property information, and other interactive features. Grayslake residents can easily view township boundaries, conservation features, school boundaries, library districts, special service areas, congressional districts and more. Anyone seeking to conduct business, or buy property in Lake County can analyze environmental features, assessment characteristics, transportation availability, or proximity to other services. Users can search and customize maps to include administrative boundaries, cities, water features, parks, landmarks, highways, buildings and more. Some of this information was available in …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
We asked our Facebook fans to tell us what makes Grayslake a great place to live. Answers ranged from community spirit to Center Street restaurants to the ease of catching a train.
Patch asked residents on Facebook what makes Grayslake great. See your neighbors' answers in the above photo gallery. Add your own comments below.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Grayslake has lost a dedicated community member in Kent Rich, who passed away Sept 3. His memorial visitation will be held today.
"He was part of it all. He loved Grayslake deeply," said Kathe Rich of her father, Arthur "Kent" Rich, who passed away Sept. 3 following a three-year battle with cancer. A memorial visitation for Rich will be held 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium located at 410 E. Belvidere Road, in Grayslake. Rich, 81, was born in Libertyville, but was a lifelong Grayslake resident who served 42 years on the Grayslake Library Board. "He was the point person for our construction project," said Grayslake Library Director Roberta Thomas. "He and his wife (Karen) were on-site every day, in the rain, mud, snow and heat. He knew the history of the library and always brought a sense of perspective." Thomas and Kathe …
Saturday, August 18, 2012
This is an opportunity to find out what is happening around town and to voice your concerns.
Grayslake Mayor Rhett Taylor is hosting "Coffee with the Mayor" today from 9:00 a.m. until noon at the Grayslake Heritage Center and Museum located at 164 Hawley Street in downtown Grayslake. Citizens can share their ideas for Grayslake and discuss their questions about the Village. If you need more information or have questions about this event, please call (847) 223-8515.