MCC Wants Beer & Wine to Train Students

To be considered at the Thursday night meeting of the McHenry County College Board is a proposal to apply for a beer and wine liquor license for culinary students. Here are the details: The Culinary Management department of the Education, … Continue reading

More Details on the Turnberry Resort

Alan Kanabay, President of the¬†Turnberry Property Owners Association sent out the following email at 8:13 last night to members on Tuesday after the village issued a press release on the massive enlargement of the Turnberry Country Club. It has some … Continue reading

Lakewood Hot Button Issues Update

Been wondering what’s up with the proposed Lakewood SportsPlex, the Tax Increment Financing District and the restaurant which the Village announced it wanted to replace the current lakefront Village Hall. I filed a Freedom of Information request a couple of … Continue reading

Comparing County Government Efficiencies

This comes from a report submitted to the Management Services Committee of the McHenry County Board: Bellwether Benchmarking McHenry County participated in a Multi-County Benchmark comparison to assess the performance of departments and operations. Seven Illinois counties participated in the … Continue reading

Health Department Reveals Restaurant Inspection Reports

The minutes of the McHenry County Board of Health reveals that restaurant inspection reports are being made available on the internet. Here is the relevant portion of the March 23, 2015, minutes: A. Food Establishment Inspection Search On The Web … Continue reading

CL Restaurant Sanitation Ratings – The Pizza Place – X-Treme Wheels

Restaurant customers may be on the verge of being able to figure out how clean their favorite establishment is. The Public Health Committee of the McHenry County Board discussed making the Health Department’s quarterly inspections much more friendly to those … Continue reading

Rating CL Restaurants on Cleanliness – Kumi Sishi – Pizza Hut

This is page three of the spreadsheet of sanitation rankings of Crystal Lake restaurants. The most recent inspection and the one before it have been listed by the McHenry County Department of Public Health. Making the results of these inspection … Continue reading

Message of the day – Raised Hands

On October 7th, next Wednesday, the McHenry County License and Liquor Committee will hold a hearing starting at 6 PM.  It will be at the administrative center north of the county jail. Input will be sought on whether the county … Continue reading