Operation Click Car Giveaways Start Thursday in CL, But Without Founding Crystal Lake District 155

Operation Click, Operation Cool before 2007, started in Crystal Lake as a joint project between the police department and the high school district. The goal was to stop car accident deaths of teenagers. Inducements were large and small. The large … Continue reading

Unseatbelted Harvard Man Dies in Paulson Road Pickup Crash

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: Sheriff’s Office Investigates Single Vehicle Fatal Crash Richard J. Shields, 58, of Harvard was pronounced dead after a single vehicle crash in the 2300 block of Paulson Road, at 4:24 a.m. today … Continue reading

No Seatbelt Crash Puts 22-Year Old in Hospital

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Sheriff’s Office Investigates a One Vehicle Traffic Crash A 22-year-old Union man was hospitalized in good condition Tuesday following his evacuation by helicopter from the scene of a one-vehicle crash one … Continue reading

CL Police Report Holiday Enforcement Results

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: The Crystal Lake Police Department Completes the Independence Day Crackdown to Save Lives The Crystal Lake Police Department recently has completed its participation in the Illinois Department of Transportation’s (IDOT) Sustained … Continue reading

A Plea to Huntley Adults and a Suggestion of What Can Be Done to Save Teen Lives

Huntley is  in mourning the death of 19-year old Jennifer Kearns. She was thrown from a car on the way to Donley’s Banquet Hall south of Union last night. Kearns was not wearing a seat belt. Neither were any of … Continue reading

Peyton Freund, McHenry East Student, Wins Operation Click Car

Operation Click gave away three cars donated by Crystal Lake Buick GMC, Crystal Lake Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram and Black Diamond Plumbing. The first went to Abby Heck, who attends Harvard High School. You can read about that here. The … Continue reading

Cary-Grove’s Roxanne Neubaum Wins Operation Click Car

Cary-Grove student Roxanne Neubaum won the car from Sam Oginni’s Crystal Lake Buick GMC Oginni had the Pontiac dealership in Crystal Lake before General Motors pulled the plug on that line. He has provided a car for each of Operation … Continue reading

Operation Click Scores AAA as National Sponsor, Poised for Exponential Growth

For the three McHenry County high school students who won cars when their key started the ignition at Crystal Lake’s Advocate Good Shepherd-sponsored awards ceremony Thursday, ownership of their own car was the highlight of the day. For the mission … Continue reading