South High School Honors First Responders

Crystal Lake South High School staff and students served breakfast to police, fire and rescue squads on September 11th/ It was to honor and recognize the Crystal Lake and Lake in the Hills Police, Fire and Rescue Squads for their service … Continue reading

Fox Riverbank Memorial to Honor 9-11 Firefighters & Two Local Volunteer Firemen Will Be Dedicated Tuesday in Algonquin

A press release from the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District: On September 11, at 6:00 p.m., the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District will be dedicating their new Firefighters Memorial and honoring the memory of the two … Continue reading

Recognizing Police, Fire & Military at the Johnsburg Parade on 9-11

The next the last parade this year in McHenry County was in the Saufen und Spiel one in Johnsburg on Sunday, 9-11. As usual police and fire vehicles were in front. Next were Johnsburg Police Chief and I’m assuming an … Continue reading

An Illinois State Senator who Voted “Present” Too Many Times Now Says “I will not comment on the wisdom of making the decision”

I made many difficult votes as a state legislator during my sixteen years in Springfield. When Barack Obama was state senator he gained a reputation for his “present” votes. There are three votes an Illinois legislator can cast: Yes No … Continue reading