Articles filed under Lake Villa Township

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  • Faulty gas grill causes Lake Villa Township fire Mar 16, 2015 4:30 PM
    A Lake Villa Township man escaped injury when an unattended barbecue set his detached garage on fire, authorities said.

  • Girl Scouts work with Peapod to donate food to the Lake Villa Township Food Pantry Mar 13, 2015 12:20 PM
    About a dozen Girl Scouts from Troop 40138 in Lindenhurst spent their day off from school Friday working to bring donated food to the Lake Villa Township Food Pantry.

  • Lake Villa Township job fair: Feb 13, 2015 5:00 PM
    Lake Villa Township hosts its 6th annual Job Fair on Thursday, Feb. 19, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Lake Villa Township West Campus (formerly known as Gavin North School), 37850 N. Route 59, Lake Villa.

  • Lake Villa baseball, softball: Feb 6, 2015 5:09 PM
    Lake Villa Township Baseball will hold a walk in registration at the Lake Villa library from 1 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Sunday

  • Lindenhurst Early Childhood Center hosts annual Gift of Giving event Dec 16, 2014 4:20 PM
    About 180 children at the Lindenhurst Early Childhood Center are hard at work this week making 400 hand-packed care boxes filled with food and toiletries. The boxes will be donated to various local charities and food pantries as part of the center’s annual Gift of Giving program.

  • Antioch food pantry seeks sponsors Nov 26, 2014 3:23 PM
    Open Arms Mission Food Pantry is seeking sponsors for children in need of Christmas gifts this season.

  • Lake Villa Township couple charged with three armed robberies in a week Nov 4, 2014 1:50 PM
    A Lake Villa Township couple is held in Lake County jail after admitting to armed robberies at two businesses in during a seven-day span, authorities said. Christopher M. Sparrowgrove, 29, and his girlfriend, Jasmine R. Stevenson, 22, face charges in armed robberies on Oct. 27 and Nov. 2, authorities said.

  • Lake Villa Township man sentenced to probation, periodic imprisonment for shooting neighbor Oct 24, 2014 12:38 PM
    A Lake County judge sentenced a former Lake Villa Township man to 24 months of probation and six months of periodic imprisonment for shooting his neighbor during a night of drinking, calling it an “obviously reckless act.” Frank Geu, 45, was also sentenced Friday to serve an additional six months of periodic imprisonment by Judge George Strickland.

  • Warrant issued for man after school lockdown Sep 25, 2014 6:17 PM
    Police are searching for a 27-year-old Round Lake Beach man accused of attacking his girlfriend Thursday, then forcing the lockdown of three Lake Villa schools while eluding capture. A $500,000 arrest warrant has been issued for Daniel Acevedo on two counts of aggravated domestic battery, police said.

  • Trial set for Lake Villa Township man accused of shooting neighbor while showing off guns Aug 14, 2014 4:25 PM
    A Lake Villa Township man charged with shooting a neighbor while showing off his handguns almost a year ago is set to go to trial Sept. 15, Lake County officials said Thursday.

  • Mud Run in Lake Villa Township Aug 2, 2014 4:56 PM
    The Lindenhurst-Lake Villa Chamber of Commerce held its second annual 5K Mud Run on Saturday at Caboose Park in Lake Villa Township.

  • Lake Villa Township fall ball: Jul 31, 2014 5:00 PM
    Registration for Lake Villa Township Baseball League fall baseball begins Friday, Aug. 1.

  • Youth baseball fundraiser: Jul 29, 2014 4:15 PM
    Lake Villa Township Baseball hosts its inaugural golf outing and silent auction Friday, Sept. 12, at the Antioch Golf Club, 40150 Route 59, Antioch.

  • Lindenhurst man killed in Lake Villa Township crash Jun 10, 2014 6:45 PM
    A Lindenhurst man was killed Monday in a crash on Grass Lake Road in Lake Villa Township, the Lake County Sheriff’s office said.

  • Peacock Camp's renovations complete in Lake Villa Township Jun 2, 2014 12:15 PM
    Crooked Lake is home once again to summer camps after two years of renovations to Peacock Camp in Lake Villa Township. The 2014 Summer Adventure Day Camp, beginning June 16, will be the first official use of the property at 21777 West Edgewood Ave. since it was purchased by the township in December 2011.

  • Uncertainty for savings leads to suspension of electric aggregation program May 1, 2014 6:42 PM
    Lindenhurst, Lake Villa and Lake Villa Township have temporarily gotten out of the electric aggregation business. The contract with its current power provider is ending but price options were not palatable, officials said. Residents and small businesses will have 60 days to find their own alternative or be swtiched to ComEd.

  • Benefit baseball clinic: Apr 11, 2014 4:34 PM
    Lake Villa Township Baseball has teamed up with Strike 3 Baseball to host a clinic on May 4, with proceeds benefiting Evan O’Brien.

  • Lake Villa annexes kennel over objections from neighbors Apr 10, 2014 6:25 PM
    Despite objections from neighbors, the Lake Villa village board has agreed to annex a dog kennel into the village. The board voted unanimously Wednesday to annex the Shag Bark Kennels property at 39772 Wittenburg Road, which had been in unincorporated Lake Villa Township.

  • Police: Child porn suspect in Lake Villa Township nabbed Mar 28, 2014 5:12 PM
    Authorities say a Lake Villa Township man has been charged with child pornography possession. Jason C. Boettcher, 26, of the 39200 block of North Spruce Street, was arrested Friday, according to an announcement by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Twenty acres consumed in Lake Villa Township fire Mar 25, 2014 7:23 PM
    Sparks from a grinding tool ignited vegetation that eventually consumed about 20 acres Tuesday in Lake Villa Township. Seven fire departments battled the blaze. No injuries or property damage were reported.

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