Breaking News Bar
posted: 4/14/2010 12:01 AM

Lake County briefs

Success - Article sent! close

Coaching business:

Dave Verbeten of Action Coach Business Coaching will present a seminar from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 15, at Harris Bank, 354 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. Participants will learn the effective use of time, team and money. The seminar is presented by the economic restructuring committee of MainStreet Libertyville. Admission is free for MainStreet members, $5 for associate members and $15 for nonmembers. Reservations are required at (847) 680-0336.

Man injured in Buffalo Grove accident:

An 80-year-old man was injured about 5 p.m. Monday in Buffalo Grove when the vehicle he was driving was struck by a Jeep Cherokee after he tried to turn onto Route 83 from Cherbourg Road, police said. The man was taken by paramedics to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, where he remained Tuesday, Buffalo Grove Police Cmdr. Steve Husak said. Husak didn't know the condition of the man. Police blocked southbound McHenry Road at Buffalo Grove Road for about 90 minutes after the accident. Husak said no citations have been issued and the accident remains under investigation.

Healthy Kids Day in Lake Villa:

The annual Healthy Kids Day is set for Saturday, April 17, 9 a.m. to noon, at Hastings Lake YMCA, 1995 Grass Lake Road, Lindenhurst. YMCA Healthy Kids Day includes fun, engaging and creative activities for children and families, and promotes wellness and healthy living, organizers say. Activities include games, healthy snacks classes, child safety information and vendor booths. For information, call (847) 356-4006 or visit

Children's Used Book Sale:

The Friends of the Lake Villa District Library will have a Children's Used Book Sale, noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 17. The sale includes books and audiovisual items for children and young adults. Donations of gently used children's books and audiovisual items are being accepted. For details, call (847) 356-7711 or visit

Earth Day in Lindenhurst:

Celebrate Earth Day in Lindenhurst on Saturday, April 24. The day starts with a villagewide cleanup at 9 a.m. Groups should meet in front of the village hall, 2301 East Sand Lake Road, at 8:45 a.m. Garbage bags will be provided. Exhibitors booths will open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The day includes a tour of the police department and a tree planting at 11:30 a.m. Children's activities start at 10 a.m. and include a Nut Hunt, bingo, face painting and more. The Lindenhurst Park District hosts the 6th Annual State Wide Kite Fly at Slove Park next to the village hall, noon to 2 p.m. For more details, call (847) 356-8252 or visit