Mike Smith Elected MCC Board President

Recently elected McHenry County Trustee Mike Smith of Lakewood was elected President of the College Board by a 4-3 vote. He replaced his April running mate Ron Parrish, who sought re-election to the Board Presidency, being nominated by newly-sworn in … Continue reading

$1,875 and Good-Bye

I attended the meeting of the McHenry County College Board tonight because of the following agenda item: ACCEPT AND APPROVE DR. SMITH’S NOTICE OF INTENT TO RETIRE AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2015, AND GRANT DR. SMITH A POST RETIREMENT STIPEND … Continue reading

Daily Herald Endorses Tirio, Parrish & Smith for MCC Board

Last week the Daily Herald issued its endorsements for the McHenry County Board. For the four-year term, Woodstock’s Karen Tirio was endorsed.  Tirio owns Monarch Senior Services with her husband.  The firm provides non-medical assistance to folks who need it. … Continue reading

MCC Candidates, Minus One, Present Selves

There were six names on the tables at the front of the McHenry County College auditorium. Missing was candidate Jeffrey Hill, running for a six-year term. After the forum I discovered he had signed the paperwork that the McHenry County … Continue reading

McHenry County College Filings

Here’s the line-up for McHenry County College Trustee at the close of filing: Ron Parrish, Bull Valley Mike Smith, Lakewood Jeffrey Hill, Algonquin Scott K. Summers, Harvard For one four-year term: Karen Tirio, Woodstock Matthew Hardt, McHenry On the last … Continue reading