Young Republicans Seek Volunteer Walkers for Crystal Lake Memorial Day Parade Monday

A press release from the McHenry County Young Republican Melissa Denker: “Parade season starts Monday at the Crystal Lake Memorial Day parade! We are finishing the final touches to our parade float this weekend. “We’re looking for volunteers to participate … Continue reading

Township Republican and MCC Candidates Address Young Republicans

Friday night,  candidates courted Young Republicans at the McHenry County Republican Party Headquarters, located in the “V” of the Crystal Lake Plaza. Larry Emery of Crystal Lake, a candidate for Algonquin Township Trustee was first up. He told of retiring … Continue reading

Young Republicans Meeting Friday Night at GOP Headquarters in Crystal Lake

Here are the details from Melissa Denker: “This month for our January Business Meeting, we are creating a presentation about the plans & goals of the McHenry County Young Republicans for the year of 2013. “It is an excellent way … Continue reading

Algonquin Founders Day Parade – Mainly Politics

He wasn’t at the front of the parade but the owner of Port Edward, Ed Woloweic, was the Grand Marshall. The parade took about an hour, truncated because of construction south on Route 31. Most of the politic entries which … Continue reading

Contested State Rep. Primary Candidates Appear in Crystal Lake – Part 2

This is the second article on the McHenry County Young Republicans 52nd District State Representative District Candidates’ Forum at Crystal Lake’s McHenry County College.  The first is here. Another interesting exchange involved abortion. Both David McSweeney and Daniele Rowe said … Continue reading

Contested State Rep. Primary Candidates Appear in Crystal Lake – Part 1

Nobody had a clue about one question asked by an audience member, so, before jotting down a few notes about what the three candidates said at the McHenry County Young Republicans Candidates’ Night, let me share the topic: “the corruption … Continue reading

“Two Guys and a Woman ” Call to Invite folks to 7 PM Candidates’ Night at MCC

This morning at breakfast at Andy’s Family Restaurant, my two companions told me of a robo-calls they had both received. Naturally, I asked what it had been about. One had hung up almost immediately and had no idea. The other … Continue reading

Saturday Night YR Forum for State Rep. Candidates Kent Gaffney, Danielle Rowe and Dave McSweeney

Last Saturday night at 7 the County Board candidates you see above gathered at McHenry County College to present their credentials and answer questions. Tonight, three aspirants to fill the full term of the late State Rep. Mark Beaubien will … Continue reading