The Awful FRG Train-School Bus Accident

October 25, 1995–twenty years ago. What an awful day. That was the day of the Fox River Grove school bus-Metra train collusion. Substitute driver unfamiliar with the route. Mercifully, I remained blissfully ignorant of the morning crash until about noon. … Continue reading

12 Seek Metra Spot

The $15,000 a year post to replace Metra Board member Marc Munaretto has attracted 12 applicants, including McHenry County Board member Ken Koehler, two former McHenry County College Board members–Dennis Adams and Tom Wilbeck and Woodstock Mayor Brain Sager. The … Continue reading