Kelly Gallagher Named Victim/Witness Coordinator

A press release from McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi: KELLY GALLAGHER JOINS THE MCHENRY COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE AS A VICTIM/WITNESS COORDINATOR Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, is pleased to announce that Kelly Gallagher has joined the office as … Continue reading

Demetri Tsilmigras Wins Praise from Mothers Against Drunk Driving

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: DEMETRI TSILIMIGRAS OF THE MCHENRY COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE NOMINATED BY MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING (MADD) FOR 2015 HEROES AWARD Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Assistant … Continue reading

No Cost-Benefit Analysis on Township Consolidation, Just Data Dump – Part 6

After all the public comment, Township Consolidation Task Force Chairwoman Carolyn Schofield pointed out that at the first meeting a lot of questions had been asked, but not a lot of answers supplied. She told of two meetings that people … Continue reading

County Board Considering Extra Pay for Vice Chairman Despite Negative State’s Attorney’s Opinon

There are so many good stories to be written about last Thursday’s Finance Committee meeting. Let me do a little one first. The Lake County State’s Attorney has ruled that its County Board’s Vice Chairman cannot receive extra pay, that … Continue reading

CL’s Independence Day Parade – 3

More of the Crystal Lake Independence Day Parade. The Republican Party float followed the Walsh Freedom walkers. Many of those on and around it were also followers of Walsh. Tailing the Republicans was McHenry County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller. The … Continue reading

CL’s Independence Day Parade – 1

Yesterday we looked behind the scenes at political parade participants lining up. Today we’ll look at what was seen. City officials were riding on a float near the beginning. Unfortunately, I was too close to get the whole float. A … Continue reading

CL Parade Pols

Wondering whom I would be taking pictures of in Crystal Lake’s Sunday Independence Day Parade, I asked the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce for those considered political entries. Here’s what Chamber Exec Mary Margaret Maule provided: U.S. Senator Mark Kirk … Continue reading