Showing posts from July, 2021

In this edition: Vandals trash park restroom / "Night Out" planned / Watch the birdie!

Crime and Punishment The women’s restroom located near the Nature Classroom at Mike Rylko Community Park, remains closed after it was vandalized during the overnight hours on July 10 – 11. Vandals set fire to the toilet paper in one of the stalls, causing damage to the interior of the restroom. Park District staff discovered the damage the morning of July 11 while collecting garbage and called the Buffalo Grove Police Department to file a report. The women’s restroom will remain closed until repairs can be completed.   A portable restroom has been ordered and will be placed near the pickle ball courts. The Buffalo Grove Park District has seen an increase in vandalism in many parks this summer.   Residents are asked to call the Buffalo Grove Police Department to report vandalism. Talk about a multiple listing -- A real estate agent discovered an unknown female in a recently sold condo in the 900 block of Thornton Lane.   Neither the buyer nor seller knew who the woman was. T

In this edition: Late park commissioner honored / Did someone say Plan B? / Homeowner teed off

  Community News and Notes Park renamed in honor of longtime commissioner The Buffalo Grove Park District Board of Commissioners on Saturday, July 10 dedicated Twin Creeks Park as Rick Drazner Park, in memory of longtime Park Board Rick Drazner member who died in 2019. The Park is at 401 Aptakisic Road in Buffalo Grove. Mr. Drazner served on the Buffalo Grove Park District Board of Commissioners for 20 years, and was just re-elected to another term in 2019 before his sudden death. “Everybody loved Rick. He was a great person who loved this community, and dedicated countless hours to make it the kind of place it is today, ” Buffalo Grove Park District executive director Ryan Risinger said. During his many years on the Park Board, Mr. Drazner was a strong advocate for people with disabilities, as well as for the arts. He was most proud of Kendrigan Field at Twin Creeks Park that Buddy Baseball uses, and bringing the Community Arts Center to Buffalo Grove. He was also instrument