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Highland Park Landmark December 26, 2019 (pay wall)


Tribune/Pioneer Press November 19, 2019

Highland Park says it won’t pay all of cost for Park Avenue barge-breakwater replacement


Letters to Editor from former Mayor Mike Belsky:

   Former Mayor Mike Belsky Wants Park Ave. Beach Kept Intact

   Patch, January 26,2016


   Park Avenue Beach Should Remain Intact

   Trib/Pioneer Press, January 27,2016


Highland Park Landmark March 9, 2016

HP Park District: Park avenue Beach finds harmony on both sides (pay wall)



Tribune/Pioneer Press  March 8, 2016

Highland Park to allow power boats at Park Avenue launch


Highland Park Landmark March 8, 2016

Highland Park City Council:  Paark Avenue Beach finds a resolution (pay wall)


Daily Northshore March 7, 2016

Boating Back on at Park Avenue Beacn


Highland Park Landmark February 25, 2016

HP Park District Feb.23: Residents, board still at odds (pay wall)


Tribune/Pioneer Press February 23, 2016

Highland Park boaters see hopeful signs in city-park talks


Daily NorthShore February 23, 2016

Mayor Committed to Finding Boating Solution


Highland Park Landmark, February 23, 2016

Highland Park City Council:  Park Avenue Beach discussion still treading water (pay wall)


The North Shore Weekend February 20, 2016

Boat Access Battle


Daily North Shore February 16, 2016

HP Beach access Talks Continue


Tribune/Pioneer Press February 16, 2016

Highland Park boaters caught between dueling safety concerns


Highland Park Landmark February 9, 2016

Council Hears Public Outcry on Park Ave. Beach Access (pay wall)


Tribune/Pioneer Press January 14, 2016

Park Avenue may be off limits to power boaters


Highland Park Landmark January 13, 2016

Park District, City continue search for solutions to motorized boat issue (pay wall)


Tribune/Pioneer Press December 8, 2015

Boaters question security requirements at Park Avenue Beach


Triblocal/Pioneer Press September 11, 2015

Letter to the Editor:  Public has a right to access its own beach


Triblocal/Pioneer Press September 4, 2015

Boaters unhappy with boat launch traffic plan


Triblocal/Pioneer Press June 11, 2015

Boaters seek city delay in closing access road


Triblocal/Pioneer Press May 26, 2015

Park Avenue boating still on this summer


Highland Park Landmark March 31, 2015

Park district, City to initiate joint engineering study (pay wall)


Triblocal March 13, 2015

Hignland Park Continues to Study Boat Ramp Issue


Triblocal February 6 2015

Highland Park Boat Ramp Task Force Slams City Plan


Triblocal December 11, 2014

Highland Park Task Force Grapples with Boat Launch Issues


Highland Park Landmark September 24, 2014

Council hears concerns over Park Avenue Beach Lease with Park District (pay wall)


Highland Park Landmark October 27, 2014

PDHP announces beach task force  (pay wall)


Chicago Now September 23, 2014

Keep Sailing going


Chicago Now September 24, 2014

Keep Sailing Going Update


Triblocal September 9, 2014

Boaters Protest Highland Park Boat Launch Closure