Democrat Lauren Underwood Has Congressional Campaign Office on Woodstock Square

Congressman Randy Hultgren’s Democratic Party challenger Lauren Underwood, has opened a campaign office on the Woodstock Square next to Starbucks. When a Friend of McHenry County Blog walked in and took the photo below, he was asked to leave. The … Continue reading

The Labor Day Rally from a Participant’s Viewpoint

Yesterday, I was able to post little more than photos of the Labor Day Rally held in the Woodstock Square. Then it started raining. Here is what happened as Patrick Murfin, one of the speakers and blogger at Heretic, Rebel, … Continue reading

McHenry County Progressives Rally in Woodstock Square

Democratic Party and faithful gathered in the Woodstock Square to celebrate Labor Day. Compare the crowd with the sunny June weekday rally put on by the union for state employees–AFSCME. The sign over the bandstand read, “Labor Day, McHenry County … Continue reading

Reflecting on the Democratic Party Heading Down the Socialist Path in McHenry County

As the McHenry County Democratic Party celebrates socialism in Woodstock across the street from where Socialist Party Presidential candidate Eugene Debs served time in the County Jail , Ersel Schuster, former McHenry County Board member, shares her opinion: Socialism, Is … Continue reading

Celebrating Socialism in Woodstock on Labor Day

Democratic Party McHenry County Board candidate Carlos Acosta has invited folks to celebrate socialism in the Woodstock Square on Labor Day, as you can see below: Found the original announcement on the Democratic Party’s web site, which is reproduced below: … Continue reading

Woodstock Wants to Continue Getting TIF Money to Finance Redevelopment

Minutes from the Woodstock City Council reveal that efforts are in motion to continue the flow of money being used to rnow enovate the Old Courthouse (where I served as McHenry County Treasurer from 1966-1970). The mechanism will continue to … Continue reading

Meet Woodstock Police Chief and Sheriff’s Deputies at Starbucks

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Sheriff’s Office and Woodstock Police Department Partner with Starbucks for National Coffee with a Cop The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Woodstock Police Department have partnered with Starbucks for National Coffee … Continue reading