What Offices Will Be on the Ballot Next Year in Lakewood?

During member comments at the end of the Tuesday Lakewood Village Board meeting appointed member Jason McMahon asked what offices would be up for election next spring. Certainly, the Village Presidency will be up, since Carl Davis was elected to … Continue reading

Serwatka Thwarted in Effort to Oust Two Trustees, Moving to Alabama

Lakewood Village President Paul Serwatka was unsuccessful in attempt to push two appointed Trustees off the Board and replace them with two other men. Village Attorney Michael Smoron delivered the bad news to Serwatka before the meeting got underway, but … Continue reading

Will Paul Serswatka Be the Second Governmental Leader to Leave McHenry County?

With two  U-Haul trucks having left Lakewood Village President Paul Serwatka’s home late last week, it certainly looks as if he is leaving Illinois. If so, he would be the second head of a local government to pull up stakes. … Continue reading

Serwatka Critical of Metropolitan Mayors Caucus

Letter to Local Mayors Describes Leftist Agenda Lakewood President Paul Serwatka sent following letter to Dave Bennett, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus after receiving an email with the subject “Gun Dealer Licensing Legislation.” The following local government leaders were … Continue reading

Jack Franks Wanted to Have Cal Skinner Arrested

We’re back to McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks’ paranoia. He thinks he is important enough that someone would want to kill him. [Cue canned laughter.] He pretends that he was scared for his life (and his family’s) when a … Continue reading

Illinois News Network Sheds Light on More Taxpayer Funded Conferences

From Illinois News Network www.ilnews.org: School Conference Costs McHenry County Taxpayers Big Money Six of McHenry County’s largest school districts sent more than 75 administrators, staff and school board members to a single conference in Chicago in November at a … Continue reading