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Kane Streets Department closes skate/bike park

November 9, 2011

Photo by Ted Lutz – These five Kane teens are disappointed because the borough Streets Department has closed the skate/bike ramps at Glenwood Park off Hacker Street. The group includes, left to right: Joe Wojcik, Nathan Anthony, Ryan Wojcik, Luke Avenali and Wyatt Harp..

Wearing T-shirts, Kane teens have taken advantage of recent spring-like weather to ride skateboards and bicycles on the series of ramps at Glenwood Park along Hacker Street.
The season is over-- indefinitely.
The Kane Borough Streets Department has closed the skate/bike facility. Yellow police tape has been strung around the perimeter to remind riders that the facility is closed. No trespassing signs have been posted..
In announcing the closure of the skate/bike ramps, Streets Department Foreman Mike Beane said Wednesday that vandals have "torn it apart." "It's really dangerous," Beane said.
The fate of the facility is in doubt because Beane believes it will "take a lot of dollars for repairs."

See full article by purchasing the Nov. 10 edition of The Kane Republican.

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