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  • Recycling, vendors, kids activities mark Earth Day celebrationApr 23, 2014 12:00 AM
    Celebrate Mother Earth from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road, in Crystal Lake with McHenry County Conservation District and the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County.

  • Fox River Grove seeks volunteers for commissionApr 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    Fox River Grove officials are seeking volunteers to fill two vacancies on the village’s Planning and Economic Development Commission.

  • Learn about becoming a literacy tutorApr 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    Free information sessions on becoming a literacy tutor are being offered at McHenry County College for reading, math and English on Saturday, April 26, and Wednesday, April 30. MCC's Adult Education Department is in need of volunteers to tutor adult students in reading, math or English as a Second Language. Anyone over the age of 18 with a desire to make a difference in someone's life is encouraged to attend.

  • Group to show documentary about sand miningApr 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County presents a free screening of the documentary "The Price of Sand: Silica Mines, Small Towns, And Money'” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at McHenry County College’s Luecht Conference Center, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake. This special screening of "The Price of Sand," the award-winning film by Jim Tittle describes the negative impacts of frac sand mining on communities and the environment.

  • Attend jazz, choral concerts at MCCApr 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    McHenry County College will host two more concerts this month including a jazz concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, and an MCC Band and Chorus spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Laura Meehan recently opened Callie’s Cuties, the western suburbs’ first nut-free bakery. Amy Weiland

    Nut free bakery opens in western suburbsApr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    Families with nut allergies can now outsource birthday cakes, wedding cakes, holiday treats, and much more thanks to a new nut free bakery in the western suburbs.

  • 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

  • Grayslake Heritage Center Executive Director Dave Oberg exhorts the crowd at the June 2013 home game at Siems Park in Union.

    Players needed for McHenry County’s 1860s base ball teamApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    The McHenry County Historical Society needs ballplayers for its circa 1860 team, the McHenry County Independants.

  • Dine at MCC’s student-run restaurantApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    For fine dining and innovative culinary delights, residents need only drive a short distance to McHenry County College's student-managed restaurant, Slàinte.

  • Avni Patel, 4-H member of Busy Beavers in Lake County. Cindy Sarkady

    Local 4-H members part of legislative team in SpringfieldApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Avni Patel promoted the value of the 4-H program as part of Illinois’ delegation to the Illinois Capitol as part of Illinois 4-H’s Legislative Connection. Avni from Lake County was one of the 29 4-H members statewide who met with state legislators March 25 and 26 to show the impact of University of Illinois Extension 4-H on the lives of Illinois families.

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