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Arlington Heights Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 21, 2015, Arlington Heights, IllinoisDaily Herald Section 1 Page 3 l thursday May 21, 2015 local focus throwback thursday this weeks Retro gallery features memorial Day parades in Itasca mount Prospect and Palatine in 1965 and 1966. Walk Down memory Lane with us at galleries. And you can share your photos with Retro gallery. Thousands demonstrate outside Oak Brook Mcdonalds for higher wages Black Hawks Shaw on incredible header it was just a reaction where to find suburban memorial Day fests Barrington sues fire District for $1.2 million in pension funds former student suing District 301, says school cop sexually harassed him Check out for to Days top stories trending stories As of 4 30 . Wednesday do Brainerd building bricks salvaged bricks from the recently demolished Brainerd building and Jackson gym in Libertyville will again be offered for Salemay 30.the Sale will run from 9 to 11 . At Libertyville High school 708w. Park ave., near the Tennis courts that Are North of the football Field. Bricks Cost $10 each an will Benefit the District 128 foundation for learning a nonprofit support group. A similar Sale was held May 9. A second session was scheduled to meet demand officials said. St. Patrick school Prek St. Patrick school inward Worth will add a five Day full Day prekindergarten ses Sion for children who Are 4 and 5 years old by sept. 1, 2015, to its Early childhood program. This five Day class is a Bridge to kindergarten to assist children in the Transi Tion to All Day school. Stu dents will experience a self contained preschool learning Center experience plus Art music gym Library and computers with St. Patrick school specialists principal Elisa Beth Dworak class will be in session during the regular school Day and Calendar year 7 50 . To 2 45 . Daily fro August to june. Before school and after school care is available. Students in the Little Sham rocks program will have the Opportunity to attend mass eat lunch at school and have fifth Grade buddies. Applications Are being accepted. For information registration or a tour of the Early childhood Center Contact Dworak at 847 623-8446 or Dworak Stpatrick wad Grayslake Library concerts Grayslake area pub Lic Library yes summer con Cert series was announced wednesday. Sponsored by the fundraising group friends of the Library there will be five free concerts on the Library Lawn weather permit Library will provide limited seating and encourages visitors to bring their own blankets or chairs. Officials said the concerts Are appropriate for All Ages. Kick ing off at 7 .monday, june 1, will be the Potts and pans band is internationally acclaimed and has mostly Northern Illi Nois University musicians and Library is at 100 Library Lane West of route 83. Lincolnshire schools do Well two teams from Lincoln Shire Didwell last saturday at the 31st annual science Olympia National tournament at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. Steven so High school took 10th among High schools com Peting Andrani Lewright Junior High school took fifth Amon Middle schools. In All 120middle and High schools were competing. These win Ning teams exemplify the Best America has to offer in Sci ence technology Engineer ing and math Gerard Putz science olympiad president and co founder said in a news release. We Are proud of their achievements and know their schools and communities will Welcome them Home like information on the Competition is at Buffalo Grove contest winners Buffal Grove police sgt. Michael Rodriguez presented awards at mondays Village boar meeting to winners of the departments annual col Oring contest. May is bicycle safety awareness month he said explaining that one of the ways the department pro motes wearing helmets is through the colouring con contest is for Chil Dren in kindergarten through third Grade who color a Bicy Cle safety picture. Awards went to Regina Garcia a third grader fro Tripp elementary school Kate Baird a second grader from St. Mary elementary school Sil Vana Alonza a first grader fro Kilmer elementary school and Ira Widhani a student in kindergarten at St. Mary elementary school. Winners get a gift card from the Buffalo Grove Bank and Trust and their entries Are posted in the police depart ment lobby. Lake county in 60 seconds Courte s y o f but f a to Grove pol i c e de p Arment Buffalo Grove colouring contest winners hold up their work from left Regina Garcia Kate Baird Ira Widhani and Silvana Alonza. By Bob Susnjara Lake Zurich is to do list got a bit smaller after several goals were accomplished in the first year of a five year strategic plan according to report presented to the Village Board. Assistant Village manager Roy with Erow provided the five year plan update to elected officials at a meet ing monday. Increased government transparency boosting downtown and finding new Revenue sources Are among the first year goals that have been accomplished in the strategic plan for 2014 19,Witherow said. The villages attempt to boost online transparency was con firmed last month after it received a Sunshine award from the Illinois policy Institute which requires a website audit score of 80 per cent or higher for the kudos he said. Lake Zurich now has Radical transparency for Public records employee Sal Aries audits and expenditures he said. In an Effort to collect More Money the Village last year allowed eligible businesses to offer video gambling to patrons and increased ambulance fees by 25percent for residents and28�per cent for nonresidents. The Village also resumed a 2.5 percent tax on monthly electric and natural Gas Bills starting in May 2014 that escalated to 5 percent in november. Revitalizing downtown is among the development goals set by the Village and significant Steps were taken in the first year of the 2014-19 strategic plan Witherow said. Foxford communities will pro Duce a specific redevelopment plan for nearly 1� acres owned by the Village fronting Lake Zurich. Foxford tentatively wants to build 26 townhouses adjacent to a similar multifamily project Northwest of old Rand Road and main Street. In addition toll Brothers inc. Intends to submit a detailed plan to possibly construct a four Story building with condominiums and retail on another 2 acres owned by the Village near main Ando Drand. Theress some exciting things going on downtown Witherow said. I think we see More Energy and synergy there than weave seen in several years. Not every first year goal set by Lake Zurich is top administrators was accomplished. For example the Effort to gain Home Rule status some thing that would have allowed the Vil Lage to impose new taxes and fees was soundly rejected by voters in november. Trustee Jeffrey Halen complimented the report presented by Witherow. He said he Hopes such an update can be done twice a year. I think it was very Impact Ful to see the report As one report where you could go Down and understand All of the accomplishments that weave really done in the past year Halen said. Lake Zurich touts accomplishments p aul a l Ade / , 2012 Lake Zurich has notched some achievements in the first of a five year strategic plan. Village Board members received a report on the 2014-19 plan monday. Jeffrey Halen by Russell Lissau Wauconda police chief Pat Rick Yost will retire when his con tract expires in july officials announce wednesday. Yost has led the police depart ment since August 2013. He told trustees of his plans to retire Dur ing a closed door meeting tues Daylight officials said. Yostos ascension to chief was controversial. His predecessor Douglas Lars son was forced out of the Job by mayor Frank Bart shortly after Bart too office inmay2013. Bart intended to name Yost then a sergeant As the new chief but did not have the full sup port of the Village Board. Some trustees an Many residents were unhappy about How Larsson was shown the door a move that led Topulli protests. Bart sidestepped the trustees and unilaterally named Yost the departments interim chief. He kept the interim tag until june2014, asked the Board to give Yost the Board approved the nomination . The contract the Board approved that night is set to expire july 9, 2015.thats when Yost will retire officials confirmed. Yost be reached for comment wednesday. Yost of Wauconda spent 26 years with the department first As a patrol officer and then working his Way up to sergeant and for a time Deputy chief. In a news release Village administrator Doug Maxeiner credited Yost for being engaged with the Wau Conda Community not just As a police officer but also with the local chamber of com Merce the Amer ican legion and other groups. Maxeiner also touted Yostos dedication to the local St. Bal Dricks foundation fundraisers to Battle juvenile cancer. Yost Annu ally shaved his head As part of the popular program. Chief Yost has dedicated him self to the Village of Wauconda and its citizens for the past 26 years to make the Community a Safe place to live work and play Maxeiner said in the release. Trustee Tim Howe who was not on the Village Board in 2013, was among the residents who publicly criticized the procedure that led Toyoso promotion. On wednesday Howe praised Yost for doing an excellent Job under difficult circumstances. It was not an easy situation for him to come into Howe said. He handled twit Grace. Trustee Ken Arnswald said he a snot surprised by Yostos Deci Sion to leave Swald acknowledged the difficult Start Yost had As chief and com mended him for sticking it out. The process for finding the next police chief a snot been deter mined Maxeiner said. Hers pro posing hiring a professional firm to for candidates. Maxeiner said he Hopes trustees could authorize a sea Chat the june2meeting. 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