Communities » Port Barrington Area News
70 years later, POW camp horrors are still freshAs a prisoner of war, Tony Gargano learned that World War II had ended when he woke up in his prison camp to discover the Japanese guards were gone. He'll mark Wednesday's 70th anniversary of the victory over Japan with a trip to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.Last Updated Sep 1, 2015 9:54 AM
McHenry County genealogy society to meet in Crystal LakeUpdated Sep 1, 2015 8:52 PM
The McHenry County Genealogical Society meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at The Pointe, 5650 Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake.
Dense fog advisory in place until 9 a.m.Updated Aug 31, 2015 6:42 AM
A dense fog advisory is in place for the Chicago area until 9 a.m.
Lake in the Hills kicks off summer festival FridayPosted Sep 1, 2015 2:05 PM
Lake in the Hills will host its 15th annual Summer Sunset Festival this weekend with some new attractions, such as a petting zoo and 5K Fun Run/Walk. But a former festival highlight, the Melon Propellin' contest, will not take place.
Dawn Patrol: Lindenhurst crash probe continues; Cubs end August with a lossUpdated Sep 1, 2015 5:51 AM
Investigation continues into crash that killed father, teen daughter in Lindenhurst. Levee 37 to control Des Plaines River flooding successfully completed. Green Oaks woman with Alzheimer’s reported missing. Barrington Road ramp to close. Lord Stanley’s Cup makes appearance in Elgin. Concerns about refurbished girls softball field at Lake Zurich High. Wheaton North grad ready to go at QB for Northwestern. Cubs end August with a loss. Bears face many roster decisions.
Dawn Patrol: Arrieta no-hits Dodgers; Lindenhurst teen rememberedUpdated Aug 31, 2015 5:58 AM
Arrieta holds Dodgers hitless. Lindenhurst teen remembered for her spirit. American Indian veterans gather at Cantigny. Hitzeman says common sense prevails with 'rape kit' law. Namesake of Mt. Prospect business dies at 87. Sox rally in 11 to beat Mariners.
10 stories you might have missed this weekendUpdated Aug 31, 2015 5:55 AM
The Suburban Rundown debuts. Geneva woman seeks online help to fund divorce. Lindenhurst father, daughter die in crash. Wheaton College grad has dedicated life to fighting poverty. West Chicago woman sentenced. Stanley Cup comes back to Elk Grove Village. Former first lady of Naperville dies. Father, son die of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning. District 23, teachers to continue meeting with mediator. Search for Palatine dog turns to Facebook.
Suburban Democrats key in Rauner vs. unions battleUpdated Aug 27, 2015 7:39 PM
Lawmakers have set up a potential showdown with Gov. Bruce Rauner next week over a proposal he's called a “direct frontal assault on the taxpayers of Illinois.” Suburban Democrats could be key to who wins.
Dawn Patrol: Antioch woman charged in hit-and-run; missing Algonquin dog found after 15 daysUpdated Aug 27, 2015 5:48 AM
Antioch woman charged in fatal hit-and-run. Missing Algonquin dog, Wrigley, found safe after 15 days. Kane County planning for possible state income tax shortfall. What’s next for nearly-vacant Wheeling shopping mall? Geneva man pleads guilty in DUI crash that killed two in Naperville. Police say Mt. Prospect woman walked around gates before being struck by train.
Port Barrington Calendar
Recently shared by others
- New Survey Launched to Collect Data on Lake County Health Conditions and Challenges
- Trees Downed in 2012 Storm Crafted into Stand for Local Bell
- Veterans invited to boat on the Fox River with local rowing clubs
- TMA Board Members Speak at DMDII Smart Manufacturing Panel
- Impact Networking is Great Rated! By Employees for 2-Years in Row
- McHenry Co. Historical Society offers busing subsidy for visiting schools
- Administer Justice to offer free seminar on PTSD, Social Security
- Call for Art Goes Out for 2016 Community Banner Art Project
- ArtShare Saturday at Gallery 200 – Watch and Wonder
- Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
- Children make pine cone bird feeders at the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) class, hosted by Citizens for Conservation in Barrington. During the first part of the class, the children used binoculars to look for birds and count how many they saw. Their results were tallied and added to a global database as part of the international bird count. Tom Benjamin
- Forest preserve employees hauled used Christmas trees to the Baker's Lake heron rookery using all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles. Volunteers from Citizens for Conservation and Friends of Deer Grove East were waiting on the island to trim the trees and stand them upright or lay them flat, providing nesting structures for herons, egrets and cormorants. Approximately 80 ? 100 Christmas trees are recycled in this way every year to freshen the rookery. Steve Halm
- Children look for birds as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). The GBBC is an annual event at which bird watchers of all ages count birds to get a real-time snapshot of where birds are all over the world. The local event was hosted by Citizens for Conservation in Barrington. Tom Benjamin
- Citizens for Conservation (CFC) volunteers started off the new year last Saturday by clearing brush from an oak woods owned by CFC. Dedicated volunteers have worked there for 5 years to clear invasive plants from the 6-acre parcel and have made good progress. Restoration has already begun on the site. Donna Bolzman
- 28 Mixed Media pieces by Peggy Gannon will be displayed at the Starline Gallery in Harvard April 25 from 6-9 p.m. Peggy Gannon
- South Barrington Garden Club Donates $1,200 to Home of the Sparrow Left to Right: Sophia DeVries,Fund Development Mgr of Home of the Sparrow; Nancy Ebner, President of South Barrington Garden Club and garden club members Judy Decker and Susan Slapke Beverly Rupany
- St. Francis de Sales students from the play, "The Little Mermaid." Performances will be held at 7 p.m. May 17 and 18. Angela Mooney
- U9 Barrington Broncos Travel Team Spring Classic 2013 Champions: front row, James Ensign, TJ Swidorski, Ryan Anderson, Tommy Kondraros, Danny Sheedy; and back row, Justin Mirski, Logan Eisenbarth, Tristan Roney, Peter Maestranzi, and Brady Dern. Caroline Eisenbarth
More Port Barrington News
- Port Barrington Business
- Uber, GM and Fermilab share innovations and vision for transportation
- Port Barrington Entertainment
- Lake in the Hills kicks off summer festival Friday
- Minister from Woodstock accused of having child porn
Points of Interest
- Toggle map points:
- Community Colleges
Daily Herald Communities
- 42.243511, -88.198056