Algonquin Fire Department Rescues Canoeist Before They Go Over Dam, Three Minute Response Time

A press release from the Alqonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Department: Fox River Dam, Algonquin, Illinois, Water Rescue Incident At 7:18 a.m., July 25, 2014 the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District responded to a report of a boat … Continue reading

Solar Powered Canoe CalypSol Almost Ready for Launching

I have been watching fellow Bernotas Middle School Dad Ray Christe’s and his Algonquin friend Larry Kozak’s progress as the boat went from conception to completion. The first “home” for the boast was in Oakwood Hills resident Charley Birks’ garage. … Continue reading

CalypSol, a Solar-Powered Canoe, Being Built in Crystal Lake

About a year ago, Lake in the Hills’ Larry Kozak and Lakewood’s Ray Christe planned to canoe the full length of the Mississippi River from Lake Itasca, MN to New Orleans, LA. Last September they attended a presentation given by … Continue reading