Sparse Pol Turnout at LITH Parade

I noticed my camera’s battery was low when I got it out before the Lake in the Hills parade. Catching my attention were the two Algonquin Township Senior Buses ferrying people from one end of the parade to the other … Continue reading

Ken Tentler Explains His Lake in the Hills Village Trustee Candidacy

Last Thursday night after the McHenry mayoral campaign forum, I met Ken Tentler.  He introduced himself and told me he was running for Village Trustee in Lake in the Hills. To say I was surprised that a LITH candidate would be … Continue reading

Race for Village President in Lake in the Hills

With Village President Ed Plaza retiring, Village Trustee Paul Mulcahy is running for the office. Realtor Bill Dusting is challenging him. Village Clerk Denise Wasserman has not filed for re-election, although the post pays $6,000. The following four have filed … Continue reading

Ed Plaza Not Running for Re-Election for Lake in the Hills Village President

The First Electric Newspaper is reporting that long-time Village President Ed Plaza is not running for re-election. Paul Mulcahy, a Village Trustee is seen passing petitions in a photo included in the Electric Newspaper’s story. Lake in the Hills has … Continue reading

Politics in the Lake in the Hills Parade – Moved Up Because More Added

The first political entry was Undersheriff Andy Zinke driving a Sheriff’s Department vehicle. Note the sign with his name and title on the door. I say “political” because I never saw him in a parade before he announced he was … Continue reading

Tidal Wave of Opposition Overwhelms Trustees’ Desire for New Grafton Township Offices

With over 700 registered voters in attendance, electors at the Annual Town Meeting overwhelmingly refused to follow the script laid out by Ancel Glink partner Keri-Lyn Krafthefer. There were so many people in attendance that the 700 pink ballots designed … Continue reading

Cook County Deputy Sheriff and Former Lake in the Hills Trustee Candidate Apparently Running for Sheriff

22-year Cook County Deputy Sheriff Michael Mahon is apparently running for McHenry County Sheriff on the Democratic ticket. I say “apparently” because I haven’t seen his petitions, as did Woodstock Advocate‘s Gus Philpott last Sunday, and I haven’t yet made … Continue reading