Island Lake blog relaunched
Posted8/5/2012 5:42 PM
A controversial blog created -- and then ended -- by Island Lake Trustee Laurie Rabattini has been relaunched by a new writer. A former part-time Island Lake police officer named Wayne Schnell now is at the helm of www.theblog1.com. Schnell was an officer in town from 2006 to 2010 and has been an outspoken critic of Police Chief William McCorkle. During its first incarnation, the blog regularly featured criticisms of Mayor Debbie Herrmann and other village officials. Rabattini stopped maintaining the blog earlier this year because of health issues. Schnell began blogging at the site in late July. He refused interview requests.
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