Money plays role in picking majors, McHenry County counselors say
Sarah Nader- email@example.com Edward “Andy” Abraham , 21, of Cary talks with his counselor, Pat Zokal, at McHenry County College about his career options Friday, September 4, 2014. The 20-year-old McHenry resident is in her final semester at McHenry County College, and she wants a career that she's passionate about.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Cary's draft comprehensive plan under review
CARY – The area around Jack's Channel could include boat slips, a hotel and a convention center, according to a vision for the village's future. That same vision includes an adjusted alignment of Route 14 in the downtown area, and residential development at the site of the vacant Maplewood school.
Man in fair condition after crashing into tree outside of Cary
CARY – A 55-year-old man crashed into a tree Saturday afternoon along Route 14, the McHenry County Sheriff's Office. The man, whose name was not immediately released, was going west on Route 14 in a 2001 Jetta Volkswagen, when for unknown reasons he cut off another driver, went off the road, and crashed into a tree, said Sgt.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Bands announced for Cary Main Street Fest
CARY – The Cary-Grove Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the 11 bands that will perform as part of the inaugural Cary Main Street Fest. On Sept.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Power plant expert paints bleak picture at opposition rally
Katie DeWitt of unincorporated Crystal Lake asks attorney Steve Cuda a question Wednesday during a community meeting hosted by the opposition group to the Oakwood Hills power plant at Prairie Grove Elementary School in Crystal Lake. Lawyers, lawmakers and a hired expert spoke to residents during the meeting.
Local Students Named National Merit Semifinalists
Semifinalists include Madelyn Lanham from Harry D. Jacobs High School in Algonquin; Derek A. Holtz and Emma N. Lang from Cary-Grove High School; Kirk J. Bowman, a home school student in Cary; Kristin L Noller a Crystal Lake South High School student and Roshini H. Bhatt and Ryan W. Czarnecki who are both attend Huntley High School. The National Merit scholarship program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Walks for the Poor planned throughout McHenry County
Churches around the area in the next few weeks are planning Walks for the Poor to benefit the Society of St. Vincent de Paul's mission. “The purpose is to raise money to enable the Society of St. Vincent de Paul to further our ability to assist the needy people,” said Patty Pearson, who along with her husband, Jeff, and others, is helping plan the walk in Harvard with St. Joseph's Catholic Church on Sept.
Cary woman awaiting organs faces long recovery
Julie Magnini, with Eddie, one of her Sphynx hairless cats, is preparing for a stomach, small intestine and pancreas transplant. Magnini and her husband, Marty, band director at Cary-Grove High School and director of the Crystal Lake Community Band, have been making trips to the Cleveland Clinic for several months.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
McHenry County Conservation District's Outdoor Fest in Cary to include games, live music
Games of basketball and bags, lessons in disc golf, fly fishing clinics, geocache searches plus food and live music will be offered at the upcoming Outdoor Fest. The event, put on by the McHenry County Conservation District, is designed to celebrate healthy green living and will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
2 arrested after shooting in Carpentersville
Christopher T. Abellan, 27, of the 300 block of Crystal Street, Cary, appeared in Kane County bond court Thursday on charges of attempted murder, two counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm, unlawful use or possession of weapons by a felon, and possession of a firearm without a valid Firearm Owner's ID card, court records show. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
McHenry County committee rejects CFI, seeks traditonal Randall intersection fix
WOODSTOCK – In the end, the controversial proposal to build a continuous-flow intersection at Randall and Algonquin roads wasn't even on the table.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Families head outdoors for holiday weekend as weather holds
Zachary Unzicker, 6, and his brother Colin, 10, of Rolling Meadows chase after a ball Monday while spending the day with his grandparents at the Crystal Lake Park District's Main Beach.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Cary seeks public input on allowing backyard chickens
CARY – Veterinarian Christy McCratic has co-workers who own chickens and from time to time bring in eggs to their Schaumburg office.
D-26, teachers union reach tentative deal
CARY – A tentative three-year contract between District 26 and its teachers union includes inflationary salary increases for teachers and a slightly longer school day for students, both parties announced Friday.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Musical fundraiser to help family with Cary-Grove high ties
Cary-Grove High School alumni and friends will gather from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Oakwood Hills to reopen village hall after threats closed it
Oakwood Hills will reopen its village hall Sept. 2 after threats forced officials to close the building nearly one month ago, authorities said on their website Wednesday.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Concert to aid Cary-area woman needing transplants
Julie Magnini, who lives outside of Cary, is preparing for a stomach, intestine and pancreas transplant, according to a news release.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Cary applies for road dollars
CARY – Village Board members approved applying for federal transportation dollars through the McHenry Council of Mayors for three potential road projects.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Power plant opposition surfaces in Crystal Lake
CRYSTAL LAKE – With village business suspended in Oakwood Hills, residents turned up in Crystal Lake to voice their opposition to a proposed power plant and urged Crystal Lake City Council members to do the same.