Sanders Supporters Seeking 20 to Guarantee Colonial Meeting Space Saturday

Patrick Gibbons has sent you an invitation to ‘Jan 23rd address with Bernie- Algonquin/ LITH/ Dist 6’ — click here to view the invitation and submit your response: — The political revolution that we’ve built is approaching a critical juncture. The … Continue reading

Penny Pancakes at Algonquin Colonial Cafe Thursday, Donations to Benefit Algonquin-LITH Interfaith Food Pantry

The Colonial Cafe organization is owned by a family that believes in giving back to the community. The latest example is providing pancakes for a penny this Thursday at its Algonquin location. The pancakes cost one cent, but donations for … Continue reading

Walsh Holding Town Hall Meeting Across Road from Hultgren’s Campaign Headquarters Saturday

Maybe the news about Congressman Joe Walsh’s running in the 8th rather than in the 14th District is false. Last evening the following email invitation to a Town Hall Meeting in St. Charles arrived: I am looking forward to returning … Continue reading

New Colonial Cafe to Serve Wine and Beer

Crystal Lake Kiwanis had its second to last meeting at the current location of Colonial Cafe. That’s where I met my wife at the now-defunct Crystal Lake Kiwanis Breakfast Club. The noon club has been meeting in the same room. … Continue reading

Colonial Cafe “Cares Night” Benefit for Brandon Peters Family

Crystal Lake’s Colonial Cafe was expecting Crystal Lake Central High School student Brandon Peters to attend a benefit to help pay for his cancer treatment Thursday. The 15-year old straight-A freshman basketball team member died Thursday, so he will be … Continue reading

Libertarians Meeting at Crystal Lake Colonial Thursday

County Libertarians, newly empowered by gaining ballot access for the first time since 2002,are holding their monthly meeting Thursday night from 7-9 at Route 14’s Colonial Cafe in Crystal Lake. The group’s email says, Social time starts at 7 pm … Continue reading

Anglicans Planting Church in Crystal Lake

Never can tell what one will encounter at the Crystal Lake Kiwanis Club. Wednesday at Colonial Cafe, the speaker was the Rev. Heather Ann Martinez. Encouraged by a Crystal Lake couple who had been attending the West Chicago Anglican Church … Continue reading

Miss Illinois To Judge Little Miss Peanut Pageant

It’s not too late for your 5-7 year old daughter to enter the Crystal Lake Kiwanis Club’s Little Miss Peanut contest on September 27th. (Details below.) Do you have a vivacious daughter or granddaughter? I don’t know all the judges, … Continue reading