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  • Boy, 15, recovered from Crystal Lake pond is deadApr 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    A 15-year-boy from Crystal Lake who jumped into a pond during a party in unincorporated McHenry County died Thursday night, authorities said. The teen was attending a party for another teen at a residence in the 6100 block of Haligus Road in Woodstock, the McHenry County Sheriff’s office said in a news release.

     
  • Choice Hearing Solutions offers hearing aid made for iPhonesApr 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Choice Hearing Solutions is excited to announce that it is one of the first to offer Halo, a made for iPhone hearing aid, engineered to be compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

     
  • 4th Fridays at The Starline Gallery celebrates 3rd anniversaryApr 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    This month, 4th Fridays at The Starline in Harvard, IL will celebrate three years of bringing a monthly fresh and fun night of art and music to the Northwest suburbs of Chicago.

     
  • Boy, 15, pulled from pond in Crystal Lake is deadApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    McHenry County Coroner officials said a 15-year-old boy pulled from a pond in unincorporated McHenry County near Crystal Lake is dead.

     
  • Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation in McHenry will host a rummage sale on May 1-3.

    Tree of Life Church in McHenry Sets Big Rummage Sale Apr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 5603 Bull Valley Road in McHenry, will have a rummage sale May 1-3. Among the items for sale are high quality furniture; china; art and decorative pieces; top caliber and clean clothing for men, women, and children; electronics, books, and like new toys.

     
  • Music Mentors of Crystal lake Janet Myers

    Music Mentors Apr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Crystal Lake area high school students are offering their services to Crystal Lake and surrounding area youth. Music Mentors is for fifth- to eighth-graders who are currently enrolled in their school band program. Mentors will offer guidance and suggestions for students during the summer to hone their skills.

     
  • Cop on the Dick Tracy comic strip beat speaks on love of whodunitsApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Jim Doherty, an Amtrak police sergeant who now serves as police technical adviser to the Tracy comic strip and caption writer for the Crimestoppers’ Textbook panels on Sundays, will speak at 7 p.m. Monday, April 21, at the McHenry County Historical Society Museum, 6422 Main St., Union.

     
  • Learn how to spot bullies in the workplace at MCCApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Bullying in the schools is a serious problem for our children.What do you think happens to these bullies when they leave the playground? They go to work. Roughly one-third of the workforce will experience bullying in the workplace, said panelists of "Rebel Without A Cause: Best Practices for Responding to Workplace Bullying," at a recent section of Labor and Employment Law Conference in Chicago.

     
  • Members of the Bull Valley Garden Club, including from left, Joy Kottra and Dinah Hoppe, will share secrets for great gardening.

    Kids get tips from experts on great gardeningApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Bull Valley Garden Club invites children in first through third grades to join them from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at the Woodstock Public Library, 414 W. Judd St.

     
  • The Assemblymen Gospel Quartet will perform April 27 at a free picnic offered by Victory Rock Fellowship.

    Victory Rock Fellowship to host free community picnic, concertApr 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    Victory Rock Fellowship will be hosting a free picnic and concert starting at 4 p.m. April 27. This picnic will be immediately followed up by a concert featuring the Assemblymen Gospel Quartet.

     
  • Kris Howard Jensen

    Hidden Gems in Our CommunityApr 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    Hidden Gems in Our Community is a program, sponsored by Illinois State Representative Michelle Mussman, as a women’s issues advisory committee meeting. “It was developed based on the idea that there are many women living within the area, who have inspiring and unexpected stories to share,” said Magdaleno.

     
  • Williams Street Rep season encompasses ’60s soap opera, Steve JobsApr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Williams Street Repertory, in residence at Crystal Lake's Raue Center for the Arts, announces its 2014-2015 season.

     
  • McHenry County College Children’s Learning Center students Joshua Dalton, left, and Jaxton Michaels gaze up from the inside of the inflatable GeoSphere Monday on the Crystal Lake campus. Pointing out some of the Earth’s features to Jaxton is student teacher Jill Shadwell. Both Joshua and Jaxton are 4 years old and from Crystal Lake. Director Steve Jansen of The Geographic Society of Chicago taught the kids about how much water covers Earth, the rain forests and the relative size of mountains compared with the depths of the oceans.

    MCC students, visitors check out inflatable globeApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    McHenry County College students, faculty and even much younger students got a geography lesson from inside the 20-foot inflatable GeoSphere Monday in Cystal Lake.

     
  • Midwest Sports Academy is planning its first “Who’s Got Next” 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, set for July 18-19.

    Midwest Sports Academy to host basketball tourneyApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Midwest Sports Academy invites teams of all ages and skill levels to participate in the first "Who's Got Next" 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament July 18-19.

     
  • Elgin Junior Service Board to host its 30th production of ‘Follies’ April 26Apr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Elgin Junior Service Board, an 82-year-old organization, will host its 30th production of "Follies" on Saturday, April 26, at Holiday Inn in Elgin.

     
  • Procrastinators can Celebrate! Scientists Say it’s in Your GenesApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    If you’d rather put off until tomorrow what could be done today, blame your parents. Researchers have discovered there may be a genetic reason for these tendencies, genetically linking procrastination and impulsivity which suggests they can be inherited.

     
  • Take part in McHenry County’s Human RaceApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    On Sunday, April 27, McHenry County business and residents will participate in the Human Race, an annual, all fitness, 5K walk/run that supports local charities serving McHenry County. In the last three years, the Human Race has raised more than $222,000 and helped well over 50 local charities.

     
  • Ela Soccer Becomes the First Soccer Club in Illinois to Receive the 5-Star Competitive Club Award. Apr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    (April 10, 2014) LAKE ZURICH - Illinois Youth Soccer has awarded Ela Soccer Club with the 5-Star Competitive Club award. This designation complements the US Youth Soccer 5-Star Recreational Program award that Ela Soccer was awarded last year. Ela Soccer becomes the First soccer club in Illinois to receive the 5-Star Competitive Club designation and the only soccer club to have received both awards.

     
  • Midwest Sports Academy is planning its first “Who’s Got Next” 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, set for July 18-19.

    Midwest Sports Academy 3 on 3 basketball tournament to help underprivileged kids and cancer patientApr 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Midwest Sports Academy invites teams of all ages and skill levels to participate in the first "Who's Got Next" 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament July 18-19.

     
  • Mayor Ruben Pineda meets citizens following the 2014 State of the City Address at City Hall. Krista Coltrin

    West Chicago Mayor Delivers 2014 State of the CityApr 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Mayor Credits "Thoughtful Planning and Strategic Foresight" For City's Solid Financial Position in the 2014 State of the City Address

     
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