CL Park District Site for Pool-Community Center Located on Southwest Side of District

A press release from the Crystal Lake Park District about a 27-acre property in Lake in the Hills across Ackman Road from Lakewood’s Lou Malnati’s Pizzari proposed for purchase: The Crystal Lake Park District Board of Commissioners is excited to … Continue reading

Pool Cue Supplier Paying $163,693 for Illegal Elephant Ivory & Leather Exporting to Japan and Germany

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: SKOKIE COMPANY FINED $150,000 FOR ILLEGALLY EXPORTING AFRICAN ELEPHANT IVORY AND OTHER PROTECTED WILDLIFE PARTS USED IN MAKING BILLIARD CUE STICKS CHICAGO — A Skokie company pleaded guilty today and was fined … Continue reading

Shepley Moving Back Toward Viking Dodge as Pool Site?

The rumor mill says that Crystal Lake Mayor Aaron Shepley now favors the Viking Dodge site for a pool and community center, so perhaps this graphic by “Heck of a Guy” Crystal Lake blogger Allan Showalter of its fiery demise … Continue reading

Shepley Not Stepping Forward Saying He’ll Find Money for CL Park District Community Center

As I remember it, Crystal Lake Mayor Aaron Shepley took the leadership on obtaining a community center. Maybe I’ve got it wrong, but I remember his saying that he would find the money to build it. Others do, too. Maybe … Continue reading

Shepley Not Stepping Forward Saying He’ll Find Money for CL Park District Community Center

As I remember it, Crystal Lake Mayor Aaron Shepley took the leadership on obtaining a community center. Maybe I’ve got it wrong, but I remember his saying that he would find the money to build it. Others do, too. Maybe … Continue reading