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  • McHenry County College offers summer classes in art, cooking and more Jul 25, 2014 12:38 PM
    McHenry County College is offering a variety of summer classes for those interested in art, cooking or traveling. To register, call the MCC Registration Office at (815) 455-8588. For more information, call Tracy Berry at (815) 455-8758 or Claudia Terrones at (815) 455-8782.

     
  • Get your cholesterol checked at screenings in Crystal Lake Jul 25, 2014 12:29 PM
    McHenry County Department of Health will offer a cholesterol screening from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at Sage YMCA, 701 Manor Road, Crystal Lake. Appointments are required; call (815) 334-4851. The cost is $35. The screening requires a 12-hour fast and includes total cholesterol, HDL and LDL cholesterol, fasting blood glucose, triglycerides, blood pressure, heart age assessment and cardiovascular education.

     
  • Lake in the Hills standoff ends peacefully Jul 23, 2014 9:17 PM
    Residents of a Lake in the Hills neighborhood were asked to stay inside for some of Wednesday afternoon, as police dealt with a suicidal man who had barricaded himself and his teenage son in a house on Deerpath Road.

     
  • Paddle board fans sought for Founders’ Days competition Jul 22, 2014 3:54 PM
    Returning to the Algonquin Founders’ Days festival for the second year in a row is the stand up paddle board competition. The challenge will begin at Riverfront Park, and competitors will race down the Fox River in two separate timed events. Prizes will be given out to the winners in each division.

     
  • Carnival, crafts, competitions featured at Algonquin Founders’ Days Jul 22, 2014 3:55 PM

    By Lauren Rohr

    Algonquin residents will come together this weekend to commemorate the town’s founding fathers in a festival of food, activities and live entertainment. The independent Algonquin Founders’ Days festival began in 1960, when business owners and community leaders wanted to celebrate their community, said festival board secretary Sue Bazdor.

     
  • Parade marshal longtime Algonquin supporter Jul 22, 2014 3:35 PM
    The grand marshal for the 2014 Algonquin Founders’ Days Parade on Saturday will be Pamela Perrott.

     
  • LITH American Legion auxiliary holds meat raffle Aug. 2 Jul 22, 2014 5:37 PM
    The Ladies Auxiliary of the Lake in the Hills American Legion will host a meat raffle at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2. To get the grilling season off to a great start, there will kebobs, pub burgers, chops, roasts, steaks, ribs and more varieties of meat to win!

     
  • Congregation Kneseth Israel is not your parents’ religious school Jul 22, 2014 8:10 PM
    Anyone who attended Hebrew school in the second half of the 20th century remembers long hours of boring "kill and drill" activities. The rabbi and staff of Congregation Kneseth Israel in Elgin have been working over the last two years to break away from that model.

     
  • Congregation Kneseth Israel to hold annual picnic Aug. 3 Jul 22, 2014 8:20 PM
    Congregation Kneseth Israel in Elgin will hold its annual picnic from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, at Randall Oaks Park in West Dundee. Current members or those considering membership are invited to attend. The religious school is providing hot dogs. Attendees are encouraged to bring any additional food they may desire.

     
  • Carnival, crafts, competitions featured at Algonquin Founders' Days Jul 22, 2014 9:01 PM
    Algonquin residents will come together this weekend to commemorate the town's founding fathers in a festival of food, activities and live entertainment. The independent Algonquin Founders' Days festival began in 1960, when business owners and community leaders wanted to celebrate their community, said festival board secretary Sue Bazdor.

     
  • Create a recycled bag for Defenders’ contest Jul 21, 2014 8:55 AM
    The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County will again sponsor an arts and crafts contest utilizing recycled materials. Artwork must be submitted by Thursday, July 24, to the office in Woodstock.

     
  • Arlington Hts. Sons of the American Legion man is State Commander Jul 21, 2014 2:28 PM
    John Jarosz Jr., a retired Arlington Hts Firefighter, was elected State Commander of the Detachment of Illinois, Sons of The American Legion.

     
  • 2015 Banner Art Theme Announced - Applications Now Available Jul 21, 2014 4:53 PM
    A Picture of Health

     
  • Police Officers Serving “Free” Lunch to Benefit Special Olympics Illinois on 7/25 Jul 21, 2014 4:49 PM
    Join local police officers next Friday, July 25, at 14 Texas Roadhouse locations statewide for a “free” lunch benefiting Special Olympics Illinois.

     
  • Cary Lions Club to provide vision, hearing screenings Jul 18, 2014 10:10 PM
    The Cary Lions Club is sponsoring the Lions of Illinois Hearing Van and the Diabetic Retinopathy/ Macular Degeneration Van on Monday, July 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Both vans will be located on Route 14 in the parking lot in front of the Jewel in Cary. The free adult hearing / vision screenings takes about 10 -15 minutes each and there are no appointments necessary. The certified technicians will provide written test results for your records or to share with your health care providers.

     
  • Learn how to control mosquitoes Jul 18, 2014 10:08 PM
    The summer series of the Four Seasons Gardening program, from University of Illinois Extension, concludes with a session titled "Mosquitoes and West Nile Virus." Phil Nixon, University of Illinois Extension entomologist, will discuss how to control and cope with northern house mosquitoes, floodwater mosquitoes, and other mosquitoes to protect yourself and your community from bites and disease.

     
  • Road closures, other restrictions during Algonquin Founders’ Days Jul 21, 2014 4:58 PM
    As a result of the Founders’ Days activities in July, there will be numerous detours and delays while traveling through Algonquin during July 24-27. At certain times, the major streets of Algonquin will either be closed or impassable.

     
  • Guitarists kick off Midwest tour at McHenry Tree of Life Congregation Jul 17, 2014 3:58 PM
    Internationally-touring guitarists Bert Lams and Tom Griesgraber are slated to perform Friday, Aug. 8 at 8 p.m. at the Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation in McHenry. This concert will be the first of their 2014 Midwest tour.

     
  • Huntley group wants to erect veterans memorial Jul 15, 2014 5:14 AM
    A group of volunteers is raising funds to create a veterans memorial park in Huntley. The newly formed Huntley Area Veterans Foundation is reaching out to area businesses and residents for donations. The group also is working to get its nonprofit status and location secured. “The first phase is going to cost about $275,000,” said foundation president Dawn Ellison, 58, of Huntley, a supervisor for the U.S. Postal Service in Hoffman Estates.

     
  • ECC gears up for Project Backpack, donations sought Jul 21, 2014 5:01 PM
    Project Backpack, a community-based initiative led by Elgin Community College to benefit students in need, is accepting donations of school supplies now through Friday, Aug. 1, at several locations.

     
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