Tuesday, May 14, 2013
On the northwest line, the Barrington stop had the highest income level, according to Crain's.
A look at income levels in suburban towns with Metra stops provides a glimpse at the disparity in wealth throughout the area, according to an interactive map posted on Crain's Chicago Business Journal. Among all Chicago and suburban Metra stops, nearby Cary ranked as the 40th highest income with an average income of $98,454 while Crystal Lake ranked as the 78th highest income at $78,488, according to Crain's. On the northwest line, the Barrington stop had the highest income level, ranking as the 17th highest income at $120,880. The Metra station that ranked as number one was in Kennilworth where the average income came in at $242,188, according to Crain's. Read more and find out how other area suburbs compare on Crain's Chicago Business …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Clare Thomas Anderson could spend up to 20 years in prison.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, May 13
A Cary business owner pleaded guilty Monday to wire fraud in federal court in Rockford, according to a press release from the U.S. District Attorney's Office. Clare Thomas Anderson, 44, owned and operated Anderson International Global, LLC, as well as other companies in Illinois and Florida, and "between April 2009 and January 2013, he schemed to defraud over $1 million from more than 10 victims that did business with the companies he operated," according to the news release. Through these businesses, Anderson contracted to sell wood pulp and other raw materials to manufacturers, brokers and suppliers, which were usually located in foreign countries. He would obtain payments before his shipments and then, on many occasions, would ship "…
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Find out when the Woodstock, Crystal Lake and Huntley farmers markets, as well as several other area farmers markets, will be opening for the summer season.
Area farmers markets will soon be re-opening for the summer season, bring with plenty of fresh, locally-grown produce. The Woodstock Farmers Market, one of the largest in the area, will open this Saturday, May 4. The market will be open for the outdoor season from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday and Tuesday at the Woodstock Square. A full list of 2013 Woodstock Farmers Market vendors can be found on the market's website. The Crystal Lake Farmers Market will open for the summer season on Saturday, June 1. The market will be open every Saturday through Oct. 1 in Depot Park, near the downtown Metra Train Depot, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. This year, the first Huntley Farmers Market will be held on Saturday, May 25. The market is held on Coral …
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Local treasures are just a click away! Here are a few offerings from Crystal Lake, Cary, Algonquin, Lake in the Hills and Huntley.
Craigslist's online classified is easy to use, localized and discreet. Whether you're looking for collectibles, household goods, toys or tools, there's a good chance you can find it on Craiglist for cheap. In today's feature, we highlight some of the unique items that appear on the website from around McHenry County.
Friday, March 22, 2013
Area communities will be hosting Easter egg hunts and other Easter events in the days leading up to Easter.
8 a.m.: The Village of Lake in the Hills Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Sunset Park, 5200 Miller Road in Lake in the Hills. Kids should bring their own baskets to fill with eggs. This event is free and open to the public. 9 to 11 a.m.: The Easter Bunny will travel to Park Place for the Crystal Lake Park District's Breakfast with the Bunny. A traditional Easter breakfast will be served and there will be goody bags for children and a visit from the Easter Bunny. There will be no assigned seating, all children must be accompanied by an adult and advance registration is required. Ticket cost is $12 per person (children under 1 are free).Register online for program code #5802-0. 10 a.m.: The Algonquin Recreation Department is holding its …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The industrial building is located at 640 Industrial Drive.
UPDATE: 6 p.m. The fire has been struck, according to Lt. Andy Veath, of the Cary Fire Protection District. Assisting fire crews are beginning to leave the scene. Investigation efforts likely will begin tomorrow morning, Veath said, because of nightfall and the lack of light. No further information was available regarding the condition of those injured, the cause of the fire and how much damage the building sustained after burning for nearly five hours. _________________________________ UPDATE: 4:45 p.m. The incident remains "an active fire scene," according to the Cary Fire Protection District. All assisting fire departments remain on scene. __________________________________ ORIGINAL STORY: Posted at 2:11 p.m. Firefighters are on the …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Nicholas R. Cosmano was sentenced last month in McHenry County Court.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, February 11
A 27-year-old Cary man who lost his 5-foot long pet alligator during a drug bust in October 2011 has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge, according to the Daily Herald. Nicholas R. Cosmano was sentenced last month to one year of conditional discharge, $4,400 in fines, 40 hours of community service, to take part in drug treatment and submit to random drug tests, according to online McHenry County court records. Cosmano lives in the 7200 block of Owl Way and his pet alligator—a female—"was picked up by the McHenry County Animal Control Office and turned over to the Chicago Herpetological Society," according to the Daily Herald.
Monday, August 27, 2012
School starts today, Monday, Aug. 27 for high school students in District 155, and tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 28 for children in K-8 in District 47.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Monday, August 27, 2012
Today is the first day of school for the approximately 7,000 students in Community High School District 155. Tomorrow, the slightly more than 9,000 children in Community Consolidated School District 47 begin the new school year. Their outfits may be new and clean (not sure for the high schoolers!), the hair is perfect and their smiles are big — a perfect photo opp for many parents. Share your photos with the community and make your child feel extra special by posting his/ her picture on Patch. Feel free to include your child's name, grade and school with the picture, if you'd like. Here are some easy ways you can submit your photos: We look forward to sharing your photos on Patch.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Asphalt shingles would be pulverized and turned into road-paving material.
- Tim Kane
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Members of the Lake in the Hills Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously endorsed a plan for an outdoor asphalt recycling business on the west side of town despite the objections from a handful of Cary residents. The recycling facility would be located on about 19 acres west of Rte. 31, north Trinity Drive. Richard Guerard, an attorney representing Bartlett-based Southwind RAS, said if plans are approved by the Village Board in January, about 10 trucks a day would drop off asphalt shingles, salvaged from single-family homes. The operation would be open 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shingles would not be stored on the site longer than 18 months. The shingles would be ground into a black, sand-like substance and used as a road-pavement additive. Any …