On Advice of EPA, Wonder Lake Closed on Last Weekend of Summer – Labor Day Weekend

An email to Wonder Lake residents  from Wonder Lake Master Property Owners Association President Dick Hilton:about the closure of Wonder Lake for Labor Day Weekend: LAKE USE ALERT – PLEASE READ – On advice of IL EPA LAKE CLOSED UNTIL … Continue reading

Forbes Ranks Springfield 4th “Most Dangerous U.S. Cities For Women”

A Friend of McHenry County Blog sent the following paragraph from Forbes: “The fourth most dangerous city as ranked by our list is Springfield, Ill., a metro area of 200,000 four hours south of Chicago where the FBI reports 855 … Continue reading

More Tom Hanahan Rememorances, This Time from his Republican State Senator, Jack Schaffer

when I saw the Chicago Tribune editorial on McHenry County’s former Democratic State Representative Tom Hanahan, I sent his and my former State Senator Jack Schaffer an email asking for his memories. It gave me two of the five belly … Continue reading

Johnsburg Democratic Party State Rep. Tom Hanahan Dies – Part 2

The last Democrat to serve in the Illinois House before Jack Franks died in Arizona April 3rd. This is the second installment of some of my memories of Tom, who died of cancer in Prescott, Arizona, on April 3, 2009. … Continue reading

MCC HWAC Revenues and Costs Not Separated from Baseball Stadium’s

McHenry County College’s baseball stadium has gotten most of the attention of people interested in college expansion plans. That has irritated those pushing the baseball stadium to no end, because they think the nursing program part of Health, Wellness and … Continue reading

MCC HWAC Revenues and Costs Not Separated from Baseball Stadium’s

McHenry County College’s baseball stadium has gotten most of the attention of people interested in college expansion plans. That has irritated those pushing the baseball stadium to no end, because they think the nursing program part of Health, Wellness and … Continue reading

Non-Baseball Use of the MCC Baseball Stadium

In my Fantasy Baseball article in late February, re-printed Tuesday, McHenry County Blog examined McHenry County College’s Economics Research Associates’ second feasibility study on its baseball stadium. First attendance projections were analyzed and found to be woefully inadequate. A college … Continue reading

Non-Baseball Use of the MCC Baseball Stadium

In my Fantasy Baseball article in late February, re-printed Tuesday, McHenry County Blog examined McHenry County College’s Economics Research Associates’ second feasibility study on its baseball stadium. First attendance projections were analyzed and found to be woefully inadequate. A college … Continue reading

Baseball Stadium Naming Rights

I know that MCC President Walt Packard announced the baseball stadium proposal is dead, but I still want to critique Economics Research Associates’ second analysis on Mark Houser’s and Pete Heitman’s McHenry County College baseball stadium proposal covers naming rights … Continue reading

Baseball Stadium Naming Rights

I know that MCC President Walt Packard announced the baseball stadium proposal is dead, but I still want to critique Economics Research Associates’ second analysis on Mark Houser’s and Pete Heitman’s McHenry County College baseball stadium proposal covers naming rights … Continue reading

MCC President Walt Packard Sings Death Knell for Baseball Stadium

For the second meeting in less than a month, I left the room whistling, “Ding, dong the witch is dead. Which old witch? The wicked witch…” And, this time I even came up with appropriate words before I got home … Continue reading

MCC President Walt Packard Sings Death Knell for Baseball Stadium

For the second meeting in less than a month, I left the room whistling, “Ding, dong the witch is dead. Which old witch? The wicked witch…” And, this time I even came up with appropriate words before I got home … Continue reading

Re-Run – "Part 3 of ‘If I Supported a Baseball Stadium…’

Since the McHenry County College Board is meeting tonight to hear the woefully weak (because there is no market analysis, among other reasons) so-called 3rd party critique, I am r4priting this article of how the McHenry County College Board majority … Continue reading

Another Re-Run: "Questions to MCC Board and 3rd Party Reviewer of MCC Baseball Stadium Promises"

If you attend the McHenry County College Board meeting tonight at 6 PM or read a story about it, see how many of the questions that I asked to be answered and handed to the Economics Research Associates folks get … Continue reading