McHenry County GOP Fund Raiser Monday, Oct. 8th, Reservations Sought

What started out as a fall fund raiser for McHenry County Recorder of Deeds Phyllis Walters at Algonquin’s Port Edward morphed into one for the McHenry County Republican Party. This year it is set for Monday, October 8th. The cost … Continue reading

Algonquin Founders Day Parade – Mainly Politics

He wasn’t at the front of the parade but the owner of Port Edward, Ed Woloweic, was the Grand Marshall. The parade took about an hour, truncated because of construction south on Route 31. Most of the politic entries which … Continue reading

Republican Politics at Port Edward

Port Edward has pleasant memories for me all the way back to visiting the Algonquin Jaycees back in the late 1960’s. Then it was only a small corner bar at Harrison and Route 62. Algonquin Founders Days luncheons, fund raisers, … Continue reading

McHenry County GOP Fund Raiser at Port Edward Monday

My guess is that local and legislative  candidates will be courting support at Algonquin’s Port Edward on Monday from 5-8:30. That’s when the McHenry County Republican Central Committee will be raising money to keep its office open and pay other … Continue reading

Message of the Day – A Sign

This is income tax day and this sign, while not local, is appropriate because TEA Party demonstrations are going to be held in Crystal Lake on Route 14 at Main Street and on Route 62 in Algonquin. For the Route … Continue reading

Port Edward Republican Party "Meet the Candidates" Night October 5th

A press release from the McHenry County Republican Party: Meet the Candidates! The McHenry County Republican Central Committee is hosting their first “Meet the GOP Candidates” fundraiser at Port Edward’s Restaurant in Algonquin Monday, October 5th. This special event runs … Continue reading

Message of the Day – Adaptive Reuse

After eating Mother’s Day brunch at a very crowded Port Edward in Algonquin, we went across Route 62 to Cornish Park along the Fox River. The river was high, as you can see, but certainly not as high as it … Continue reading