CL Independence Day Parade – Part 5 – Joe Tirio

A group of Republican candidates followed State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally’s entry.at Crystal Lake’s  Independence Day Parade on July 7th. Republican candidate for County Clerk, current Recorder of Deeds Joe Tirio was the first one. Next up was a jeep. Walkers … Continue reading

Fossil Spruce Wood and Needles Say Crystal Lake 16,000 Years Old

Another article about the Ilionois State Geologic Survey findings retrieved from the clutches of Google’s having identified McHenry County Blog in the latter part of 2006. As I reported earlier, Brandon Curry of the Illinois State Geological Survey was in Crystal … Continue reading

How Low Can You Go in Crystal Lake?

Continuing on a republication of findings about Crystal Lake by the Illinois Geologic Survey in 2006: Yesterday, McHenry County Blog reported on the depth measurements made in the West End of Crystal Lake by the Illinois Geological Survey, The bathymetric … Continue reading

Pritzker Visits Mainly Closed Stores in Downtown Crystal Lake Sunday

Downtown Crystal Lake is not a hub of activity on Sundays. About half the stores are closed. Nevertheless, that’s where McHenry County Board Chairman and JB Pritzker endorser Jack Franks decided to steer the Democratic candidate for Governor on Sunday, … Continue reading

Tribune Features Problem 1994 Skinner Legislation on Gathering Information on Teacher Sex/Physical Abuse Would Have Solved

This weekend the Tribune highlighted the problem of school districts not being able to find out if prospective teachers had been found to have sexually abused students. In 2009, eight years after bringing too many boxes home my legislative office, … Continue reading

Gun Drawn at Volkswagen Dealership in Service Dispute

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Deprtment: Aggravated Assault and Disorderly Conduct Arrests On Saturday, March 10, 2018, at approximately 2:50pm, Crystal Lake police officers responded to Volkswagen of Crystal Lake, 5213 Northwest Highway, for a report of … Continue reading