New Members Sought for Board of Health

A press release from the McHenry County Board: The McHenry County Board is accepting applications from INDIVIDUALS and DENTISTS interested in appointment to the McHENRY COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH. Three three-year terms are available with terms that will expire on … Continue reading

Ribbon Cutting on Virginia Street TIF Project

The expensive Tax Increment Financing District remake of Virginia Street from Kwik Kopy to the Pizza Hut is finished “on time and on budget,” Mayor Aaron Shepley told a group of contractors and local businessmen this morning on the northeast … Continue reading

Cat Tax Feedback Causes Keely Cat to Relax

After attending “Under the Streetlamp,” a concert by the stars of “Jersey Boys,” at Huntley High school, the Skinners went to eat at 1776 in Crystal Lake. Proprietor Andy Andresky, as usual, came around to greet us and, after catching … Continue reading

So, Who Has How Much in the Governor’s Race?

In the governor’s race, here are the figures offered up by Adrian G. Uribarri in Chicago Current: Pat Quinn: $3.15 million in receipts, $2.36 million in expenditures and $1.5 million in available funds at the close of the period Dan … Continue reading

Cynor-Julian Fund Raiser at Stage Left Cafe Sept. 23rd

Democratic Party candidates for McHenry County State’s Attorney, Tom and Auditor will be holding a fund raiser at Stage Left, 125 Van Buren Street in Woodstock from 7:30-9:30 on Tuesday, September 23rd. No word as to the cost. Draw your … Continue reading

Cynor-Julian Fund Raiser at Stage Left Cafe Sept. 23rd

Democratic Party candidates for McHenry County State’s Attorney, Tom and Auditor will be holding a fund raiser at Stage Left, 125 Van Buren Street in Woodstock from 7:30-9:30 on Tuesday, September 23rd. No word as to the cost. Draw your … Continue reading

Full Page Spread on Thomas Jefferson Dinner at Crystal Lake Restaurant "1776"

Elgin’s Daily Courier-News devoted the entire front page of its July 2nd Living section and more to Andy Andresky’s celebration of the “culinary loves,” as Mike Danahey’s article puts it, of Thomas Jefferson. 1776 is our favorite restaurant. It’s right … Continue reading