Cemetery District Study

An article has been published by the Metropolitan Planning Council about cemetery districts: Behind the Numbers: Saving money on cemetery districts Written by Sean Wiley, M.P.P. candidate, University of Chicago Harris School, it somehow missed the at least the Nunda … Continue reading

Parent of Soldiers Finds Fault with Harrison Memorial Day Petitioning

The following came from a parent of soldiers who attended the Crystal Lake Memorial Day Service in Crystal Lake: I attended the Crystal Lake’s Memorial Day Parade and very moving ceremony at the cemetery. As a friend and I were … Continue reading

Mt. Thabor Cemetery Vandals Turn Out to be 13-Year Olds, “Boredom” Motive

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: On March 25, 2012 at approximately 5 p.m., two (2) unidentified juvenile males were observed damaging headstones in the Mount Thabor Cemetery located at 2700 Mount Thabor Road in Crystal Lake, … Continue reading

McHenry County College Crosses to Symbolize Daily Abortions in America

A press release from the McHenry County College Pro-life Students: McHenry County College Pro-life student organization to hold an event November 9, 2011, to raise awareness on campus and in the community about the frequency of abortions in America Crystal … Continue reading

Is Another Crystal Lake TIF District in the Offiing?

I claim no knowledge that the Crystal Lake City Council might be contemplating another Tax Increment Financing District east of the one altering the “streetscape” between the stone cemetery monuments at Pizza Hut and across the street from Kwik Kopy. … Continue reading

Memories of Desegregation on the Eastern Shore of Maryland – Part 2

Two counties, Talbot and Kent County, are almost next to each other, separated by Queen Anne’s County, the one into which the Chesapeake Bay Bridge has its eastern terminus. They took different paths in implementing the Supreme Court’s desegregation order. … Continue reading