CL Park Police Doesn’t Get the Memo

Today I called Crystal Lake Park District Jayson Herbster to complain about State Rep. Jack Franks distribution of ice cream at the band concert. Obviously Franks would be campaigning for McHenry County Board Chairman, because his district covers the western … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Park District Planning to Tax to the Max

Thursday night there was a workshop at the Crystal Lake Park Board to discuss the tax levying process. The presentation assumed that the Board wanted to extract as much money as possible from the taxpayers: Take the entire amount allowed … Continue reading

Late Night Christmas Week Enhanced Enforcement in Crystal Lake Nets 3 DUIs out of 99 Stops

Crystal Lake law enforcement officers found three percent of late night drivers on the Tuesday and Wednesday between Christmas and New Year’s Eve were intoxicated. Three out of the ninety-nine vehicles stopped had alcohol impaired drivers. Forty-one citations were issued. … Continue reading

Driver Arrests Friday Night

The following press release from the Crystal Lake Police explains the extra police presence in Crystal Lake the first night of the Labor Day Weekend: During the late evening hours of Friday, September 3rd to the early morning hours of … Continue reading

Last Train – Sheriff’s Department’s Press Release on Phil Pagano’s Suicide

Thought you might be interested in this Friday press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department about Metra Executive Director Phil Pagano’s death.  I just found it. Sheriff’s Office Investigates Pedestrian – Train Fatality in Unincorporated Crystal Lake May 7, … Continue reading