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Path of destruction

Path of destruction

Teen arrested for allegedly wrecking vehicles, injuring passengers An 18-year-old Ingleside , Ill., man allegedly led police on a chase of destruction in two stolen vehicles Nov. 13 that didn’t end until the teen suffered a gunshot wound to...

 

Ready for a Dickens of a holiday

Ready for a Dickens of a holiday

Lake County Lightning baseball team members (from left) Anthony Sacchetti, 9, Quade Moll, 9, Hunter Pudlo, 10, Cayden Hart, 10, Dax Foote, 10, T.J. Schuyler, 9, all from Antioch, are among the first to greet members of a Dickens Holiday Village...

 

Takin’ it to the streets

Takin’ it to the streets

Costumed characters of all kinds descended upon downtown Antioch Oct. 25 for the annual Treat the Streets event. The participants and their parents when from business to business collecting candy and had a chance to play Halloween-themed games....

 

Wrapped up in love

Wrapped up in love

Carol Maplethorpe explains her project, Knit for Kids, done through World Vision. She has made over 200 sweaters since she retired that have gone all over the globe to keep kids warm. (Photo by Gail Peckler-Dziki) Knitting group creates comfort...

 

Antioch Rotary Club steps up in polio battle

To prepare for its celebration of World Polio Day, the Antioch Rotary Club has been raising funds for its share of the fight. The Club set a goal of $2,000 for 2014. Some of the money was raised through a Rotary Dunk Tank in conjunction with...

 

Halloween central

Halloween central

Standing ready with a plethora of costumes, gag gifts and curiosities for sale are manager Kim Bulava (left) and owner Joanne Linker of JJ Blinkers in down-town Antioch, Ill. (Photo by Bruce Heard) JJ Blinkers has a costume for every whim By...

 

Grandparents Day at Paradise Park

Grandparents Day at Paradise Park in Fox Lake will be held on Sept. 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Paradise Park, located at 16 Lilac Ave. in Fox Lake. There will be free food, drinks and games for everyone. Come and celebrate the grandparents...

 

Citizen Police Academy applications

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for its 11-week Citizen Police Academy (CPA). The class will be held every Wednesday starting Sept. 10, with class graduation on Wednesday, Nov. 29. The CPA consists of a series...

 

Reduced fee water testing offered in August

In honor of Safe Drinking Water Month, McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) will offer reduced fee water testing for individual well water users during the month of August. Residents can have their well water sampled for coliform bacteria...

 

Master Gardener deadline is Aug. 31

University of Illinois Extension in McHenry County is hosting a training program for new Master Gardeners starting in January, 2015. Master Gardeners are trained by U of I Horticulture Educators to help homeowners with gardening, lawn, tree,...

 
 
 
 

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