Republican Romney-Obama Debate Viewing Party at Corkscrew Bistro in McHenry

Here are the details: Don’t forget the third debate party is tomorrow night. As in the past food will be served. There will also be a cash bar. Third Debate Watching Party Tuesday, October 16th 7:00 – 10:00 PM Corkscrew … Continue reading

Crystal Lake’s St. Thomas Parishioners Get Handout like None They Have Ever Seen

Here’s this weekend’s homework for Crystal Lake Catholics who attend St. Thomas Catholic Church on Route 176. President Obama: An Opponent Of Catholicism? By Msgr. Eric Barr, Vicar General & Chancellor, Diocese of Rockford Step with me into the area … Continue reading

Barack Obama Ballot Challenge Dropped as Objectors Concede 3,000 Signatures Exist

Here’s the scoop from Defend the Vote‘s Sharon Merconi: “The past couple of days were very busy! “As workers in the political field know all too well, the period just after filing for the ballot is a crazy time in … Continue reading

Almost 50 from Sun City Meet in Huntley to Support Barack Obama’s Re-Election

McHenry County Blog let folks know that Sun City residents were meeting at the Huntley Park District building in support of the re-election of Barack Obama. Leader Jessica Chipkin said the attendance was so good that she would be able … Continue reading

Obama for America – Del Webb Organization Meeting at Huntley Park District Thursday Night

At the MoveOn.Org demonstration in front of Congressman Don Manzullo’s Route 14 office, McHenry County Blog’s intrepid reporter/camera woman was informed of a meeting being held at the Huntley Park District Thursday night at 7. I called to discover the … Continue reading

Garbage Picker Visits Sally Wiggins’ Driveway

Thursday, as I was driving to the Post Office, I noticed a political tee shirted Terry Kappel walking west on Route 14. You know I had to ask him why he was so attired in Crystal Lake. Was he going … Continue reading

Sally Wiggins Offers Copy of Birth Certificate; Satisfied, Sharon Meroni Drops Election Challenge

“I don’t think I could have been more victorious,” Barrington Hills resident Sharon Meroni told me after the the conclusion of her challenge to Independent judicial candidate Sally Wiggin’s candidacy. “I have respect for her for doing that (revealing a … Continue reading

Melissa Bean and Others Being “Stroked” by the President

USA Today is reporting that the 8th Congressional District’s Melissa Bean will meet with President Barack Obama this afternoon: “…at 2:30 p.m., the leaders of the New Democrat Coalition come to the Oval Office.  Those members include Jason Altmire, Pa.; … Continue reading

Federal Stimulus Money Helps Bring LED Traffic Lights on Route 14

Remember the stories about the traffic lights that froze over? They had LED bulbs. The Light Emitting Diodes did not generate enough heat to melt freezing rain. But they save a lot of electricity. About 90%. And, the ones being … Continue reading