Solar Powered Canoe CalypSol Almost Ready for Launching

I have been watching fellow Bernotas Middle School Dad Ray Christe’s and his Algonquin friend Larry Kozak’s progress as the boat went from conception to completion. The first “home” for the boast was in Oakwood Hills resident Charley Birks’ garage. … Continue reading

Manzullo Seeks McHenry County Amtrak Stop

Didn’t know an Amtrak route is planned through McHenry County. Well, if you are a regular reader of McHenry County Blog, you would. Links to McHenry County Blog’s stories follow: April 3, 2010 – Quinn Says Amtrak Going Through Belvidere … Continue reading

CalypSol, a Solar-Powered Canoe, Being Built in Crystal Lake

About a year ago, Lake in the Hills’ Larry Kozak and Lakewood’s Ray Christe planned to canoe the full length of the Mississippi River from Lake Itasca, MN to New Orleans, LA. Last September they attended a presentation given by … Continue reading