Saturday, February 16, 2013
Officials discuss issues like traffic and design of the Centegra-Huntley Hospital, the Northwest Herald reports.
Saturday, February 16
Huntley trustees and planning commissioners met with Centegra Health System officials Thursday to talk about issues surrounding the proposed Centegra-Huntley Hospital, the Northwest Herald reports. Centegra received approval from the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board last year for a five-story, 375,000 square foot hospital with 128 beds and a full-service emergency room with a Level II trauma center and Level II special care nursery. The building would also have a helipad for transferring critical need patients. Thursday marked the beginning of the review process for Centegra’s plans. It hopes to break ground by October. The public will get a chance to weigh in on the plans through public hearings scheduled 6:30 p.m. …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Centegra hopes to break ground for Centegra-Huntley Hospital in October.
Centegra Health System is hoping to break ground on its Huntley Hospital in October and is starting the formal process of having its project reviewed by the village. Huntley’s village board and plan commission will have a join meeting Thursday, Feb. 7 where Centegra officials will provide preliminary information on the scope of the project, what approval and permits will be required and the determine how it will work with the village through the approval process, according to a village press release. While Centegra is not at the stage of unveiling its architectural plans, officials intent to blend the new hospital’s design with the ambulatory care mall and Centegra Health Bridge adjacent to the proposed hospital site on Haligus and Reed …
Friday, September 21, 2012
The McHenry County Health Department confirmed the first human case of West Nile Virus in the county this week.
Area communities are upping their mosquito spray applications with the hopes of combating West Nile Virus in the area. The Lake in the Hills Village Board last week approved an additional spray treatment for the month of September. The treatment will be done in conjunction with the village of Huntley and the city of Crystal Lake. Clarke — the provider for the village's mosquito spray applications — encouraged the additional application in a Aug. 31 letter to the village, noting that the area remained at a moderate to high risk for a West Nile Virus outbreak. Clarke has conducted all four contracted mosquito treatments and the recent board approval will allow for a fifth application in September. The cost is $4,500. Also this week, the …
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
State health board approves plan for a Huntley hospital on Centegra Health Care campus at Haligus and Reed Roads.
A flurry of emails gave Rita Slawek the exciting news that she had longed to hear. “Everybody was like, yeah! We got it,” said Rita Slawek, president of the Huntley Area Chamber of Commerce. The news Tuesday that the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board approved Centegra Hospital-Huntley spread through Huntley via social media and word of mouth. “People are excited,” said Slawek, who attended a hearing in December 2011 where the board narrowly rejected the plan. Tuesday’s news more than made up for that disappointment. The review board approved a Certificate of Need (CON) for a $233 million, 128-bed hospital at Haligus and Reed Roads by a vote of 6-3. “Centegra Health System has been an outstanding partner for many years …
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Huntley police launch effort to alert motorists and pedestrians to be careful at Haligus Road and Scott Drive where a car struck a 12-year-old.
The Southwind mom of two never knew how bad traffic at Haligus Road and Scott Drive could be in the morning, as school buses and Marlowe Middle School students converge on the campus. Michelle learned just how dangerous it is one spring morning when she received a call from Marlowe staff telling her that her 12-year-old son, Nick, had been in an accident. Nick’s accident helped spur parents, police and school officials to come together to make the intersection safer. Thursday, Huntley police will launch a public awareness campaign to remind motorist and pedestrians to be careful. “My hope would be they make it safer to be there,” said Michelle, who asked her family’s last name not be used. Terrible Accident Nick was walking to school, as …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
A 12-year-old was seriously injured last month when a car struck him as he walked across Haligus Road onto the Marlowe Middle School campus.
Huntley police are launching a campaign to improve safety at the intersection at Haligus Road and Scott Drive. Police will be at the intersection this week, passing out information to motorists and reminding them to drive cautiously. A 12-year-old Marlowe Middle School student was seriously injured last month when a car struck him as he walked across Haligus Road onto the school campus. The boy is recovering from his injuries. The accident came months after a group of parents appeared at a Village Board meeting asking Huntley do something to make the intersection safer. Village Manager Dave Johnson said the village reduced the 35 speed limit to a 20 mph school zone and placed eight traffic signs in the area last fall. A flashing sign also …