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Lisle Lanes owners to reopen after floods caused $1M-plus in damages to bowling alley

Owners say they invested own money in repairs, feud with insurance lingers

Published: Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013 11:31 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 11:44 a.m. CDT
Erica Benson-ebenson@shawmedia.com Owners of Lisle Lanes, Cesar and Grace Canonigo, are paying out of pocket to remodel the bowling alley due to the flooding this past April while waiting for relief aid from FEMA. The bowling alley is expected to reopen to the public Sept. 7.
(Bill Ackerman)
Bill Ackerman – backerman@shawmedia.com Lisle Lanes, 4920 Lincoln Ave., sits in flood waters on April 18. Flooding has caused more than $1 million in damage to the bowling alley, according to its owners.
Erica Benson-ebenson@shawmedia.com Lisle Lanes mechanic Dave Casino along with Mack Lane Service employees work on remodeling and repairing the bowling alley.

WESTMONT – Children and their families learned the ins and outs of constructing a barn Saturday at the Westmont Public Library.

Beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Kline Creek Farm Heritage Interpreter Denis Buck educated on the importance and function of barns before the kids took the lead and constructed a to-scale model.

Kline led the fun, informative build a barn workshops at 2 p.m., 2:45 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.


More library events

What: Team triviaWhen: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 6 and Aug. 20Where: The Sweet & Savory Spot, 31 N. Cass Ave.Details: Enjoy a beverage and a bite to eat while imposing brain power and competing for prizes.

What: End of summer carnivalWhen: 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 2Where: Westmont Public Library, 428 N. Cass Ave.Details: Families are invited to play carnival games, conquer the obstacle course, take a ride on a pony and beat the heat with a delicious snow cone.


For more information on upcoming events at the Westmont Public Library, go to http://westmontlibrary.org.

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