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Groups move amendments ahead Lawsuit already filed to stop citizen referendums from appearing on November ballot By KEVIN P. CRAVER email@example.com Two public petitions to amend the Illinois Constitution to limit the power and incumbency of the General Assembly are being filed to appear on the Nov. 4 ballot. A political action committee chaired by Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner filed a petition Wednesday for an amendment to impose term limits on General Assembly members and make other changes to the body. Another group
will deliver its signatures Thursday afternoon for an amendment to take the power to redraw legislative district maps after each U.S. Census from state lawmakers. Both groups say they have more than enough signatures to ensure their proposed amendments get on the ballot and survive challenges by legislative foot soldiers. Rauner’s group, Term Limits and Reform, filed more than 590,000 signatures with the Illinois State Board of Elections, almost twice the number needed. Yes For Independent Maps, which will
file the redistricting amendment, says it has more than 500,000 signatures. But they also have to survive a court challenge. The general counsel for the Democratic Party of Illinois, which is chaired by powerful House Speaker Michael Madigan, has already filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court to keep both questions from appearing on the ballot. The Illinois Supreme Court threw a term limits amendment off the ballot 20 years ago. “All these reforms, especially
term limits, will go a long way toward changing the insider culture of Springfield and send a message that power belongs in the hands of the people, not the career politicians and special interests,” Rauner said in a statement. The proposed amendment limits House and Senate members to serving no more than eight years. It also restructures the General Assembly by lowering the number of Senate districts from 59 to 41. Each district
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Uncertainty in academia As role expands, adjuncts struggle to make ends meet By JEFF ENGELHARDT firstname.lastname@example.org CRYSTAL LAKE – A master’s degree or doctorate does not guarantee health benefits or earnings any greater than a $20-something thousand annual salary in the world of academia. As community colleges and universities deal with tighter budgets,
adjunct professors have taken on a greater role at institutions across the country, giving colleges a cheaper alternative to tenured professors. The trend is no different at McHenry County College, where adjunct faculty make up between 60 to 70 percent of those teaching classes. But as demand for adjunct instructors increases, the ability for those filling the roles
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to make ends meet has become more difficult. Adjunct professors can work no more than 29 credit hours per year at the college to keep them under the 30-credit-hour limit that would make them a full-time employee and require the college to offer health insurance.
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20 estimated percentage of college faculty classified as adjunct in 1970
$12K to $18K average yearly salary for adjunct professors at MCC
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Emotions were stirred in Crystal Lake about the death of a suburban father and his son. Gary Gabel, a 1975 graduate of Crystal Lake Central High School, traveled from his home in Arlington Heights to Kabul, Afghanistan, last week to visit his son, John Gabel, who ran a small clinic in the wartorn capital. For more, see page B1.
Crystal Lake Central starting pitcher Megan Mahaffy and Crystal Lake South pitcher Hailee Massie kept the game close, but Crystal Lake Central was able to score the game’s only run on an error in the top of the fourth inning for a 1-0 victory in a Fox Valley Conference crossover game at Crystal Lake South. For more, see page C1.
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LAKE IN THE HILLS – A home health care nurse was charged with fraudulently opening electronic accounts in the names of an elderly McHenry County couple she cared for and threatening them. Sarah R. Hulbert, 31, of Lake in the Hills, was charged with three Sarah R. counts of aggravat- Hulbert, 31, ed identity theft, a of Lake in Class 1 felony; two the Hills was counts of harass- charged with ment of witnesses, fraudua Class 2 felony; lently opening t h r e e c o u n t s o f electronic forgery, a Class 3 accounts in felony; two counts the names of intimidation, a of an elderly Class 3 felony; and couple she computer fraud, a cared for. Class 4 felony, according to a news release. She was arrested Tuesday and taken to McHenry County Jail. Her bond is set at $75,000. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office began investigating
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Signs of elder abuse The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office recommends that family and friends should look for signs of financial elder abuse, including unfamiliar signatures on checks and other documents, changes in banks, large or unexplained withdrawals and a lack of bank statements.
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Don’t be down in dumps about Illinois SPRINGFIELD – Illinois is a terrific place to live. At least that is what I thought 15 years ago when I moved back to my home state after a stint as a reporter in Las Vegas. The weather leaves a bit to be desired, but folks here are pretty down to earth. And there is a certain Midwestern sensibility here that I haven’t found in other places I’ve lived, such as Texas and Nevada. So imagine my amazement when I read a Gallup poll this past week that says one-fourth of all Illinoisans believe they live in the worst place in America. Yeah, one out of four think the Prairie State is as bad as it gets. By comparison, only 1 percent of Iowans say that about their state. With so many self-esteem issues, perhaps it’s time for us Illinoisans to collectively lay down on a therapist’s couch and share our woes. One can almost hear our collective neuroses coming to light: “Well, doctor, we had faulty father figures. You know: Blagojevich, Ryan, Walker and that other fella who went to prison – Kerner.
VIEWS Scott Reeder And, doctor, we have trust issues. Our politicians lie to us. They will tell us a tax hike is temporary and then turn around and try to make it permanent.” One can almost picture a therapist sagely nodding and saying, “Do you think you may bring some of these problems on yourself?” “Well, doctor, we keep finding ourselves attracted to the wrong kind of people.” Other states don’t have this woeis-us mindset. For example, 75 percent of Alaskans and Montanans rank their state No.1. Perennially proud Texas has 68 percent of its residents say their state is tops. So why are we Illinoisans so down in the dumps about our home? Well, much of it has to do with the way we are governed. Of the last eight men we have elected governor, four have ended up in prison. That’s
just plain sad. But, but last year, a Gallup poll found something else: 71 percent of Illinoisans believe their taxes are too high. We ranked fourth in the nation for taxpayer resentment. Let’s face it, folks are tired of being lied to. Back in 2011, the Legislature voted in the middle of the night during a lame-duck session to jack our income tax rates up 67 percent. But they promised it would be temporary. Now those same folks who promised the tax hike would partially expire in 2015 want to make it permanent. In fact, don’t be surprised if we see a vote to do just that before June 1. But that’s politics – not Illinois. Illinois is more than the shenanigans that happen under the dome in Springfield. We are 12 million people strong, a state with a proud heritage. We are a land that produced Lincoln, Grant, Reagan and Obama. We have a proud history in agriculture, industry and science. We are the honored home of the University of Chicago, Northwestern,
the University of Illinois and other world-class institutions. I grew up on a farm near Galesburg and live in a village near Springfield. I love the rolling prairie and watching my daughters with their livestock projects. I have family members in the Chicago suburbs, as well as deep southern Illinois. And I have friends from Chicago. People show enormous pride in their region. But somehow many of us can be proud of being from downstate, the suburbs or Chicago but not of being from Illinois. Illinois has big problems but not insurmountable ones. It’s time to stop listening to the politicians’ narratives and think for ourselves. With a bit of perseverance, we can weather the challenges we face. We Illinoisans should not only expect the best from those we elect – but from ourselves.
• Scott Reeder is a veteran statehouse reporter and the journalist in residence at the Illinois Policy Institute. He can be reached at sreeder@ illinoispolicy.org.
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8STATE BRIEFS Chicago sees more than 3,000 pothole claims CHICAGO – Chicago has hit a pinnacle of pothole claims. The Chicago Sun-Times reported that so far this year 3,100 pothole-related claims have been filed with the city. That’s more than the total of nearly 2,450 for the last three years combined. The 2014 total includes 1,200 claims introduced at Wednesday’s Chicago City Council meeting. The Chicago city clerk processes damage claims of up to $2,000 before passing the claims on to the City Council’s Finance Committee. The claims are for damage like flat tires, bent wheel rims and realignments. Motorists need to provide a police report along with a paid repair bill or two estimates. Payments can take up to six months.
Dixon woman’s body pulled from Rock River DIXON – Authorities have pulled the body of a missing Dixon woman from the Rock River. The Telegraph in Dixon reported that 56-year-old Melva M. Meridith was pulled from the river Tuesday evening. She was last seen leaving her northern Illinois home Tuesday morning. The Lee County Sheriff’s Department says a call came in reporting her missing about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Two hours later deputies received a report of a car in the Rock River between Dixon and Sterling. The car was empty but authorities continued to search the river, later finding Meridith’s body.
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Program probes rebut Ill. House panel Quinn’s cleanup claim OKs $100M for By SOPHIA TAREEN The Associated Press CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn says his biggest achievements include cleaning up Illinois government after two scandal-plagued predecessors went to prison, but two back-to-back probes into hiring and management in the Chicago Democrat’s administration have given his Republican challenger fodder to paint a contrasting picture. A day after Quinn’s administration confirmed that Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez’s office subpoenaed records related to Quinn’s 2010 troubled anti-violence program, businessman Bruce Rauner appeared in Springfield on Wednesday and tried to link Quinn to imprisoned ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich and Illinois’ history of corruption. The new probe comes after a federal lawsuit last week alleging wrongful hiring practices in Quinn’s Department of Transportation – which Illinois’ Republican congressmen questioned Wednesday – and The Associated Press found that the Illinois Medicaid program paid millions for
race, expected to be one of the most competitive and expensive nationwide. Rauner, a venture capitalist from Winnetka, portrays himself as an outsider who’ll clean up Springfield. But Quinn, who in a January speech said that he’d “restored integrity to state government,” said Wednesday that he’s tackled issues head on and addressed problems, including with his Neighborhood Recovery Initiative Program. “If anything isn’t going in the right direction, the important thing is to identify the problem, hold departments accountable and make sure we act swiftly to squarely address the problem and resolve it,” he said after calling for more funding for the Monetary Award Program benefiting college students. “That’s what I’ve done my whole life.” Earlier this year, an audit detailed “pervasive deficiencies” in implementing the $55 million anti-violence program, along with sloppy and missing paperwork. The report questioned about 40 percent of the expenditures by service providers.
“Pat Quinn will say one thing and do another. The evidence is clear, in Medicaid, with the neighborhood recovery initiative and in patronage, in the Department of Transportation. He’s clearly part of this culture of corruption and failure.” Bruce Rauner Republican challenger for governor
services for people who had already died. “Pat Quinn will say one thing and do another,” Rauner told reporters before delivering signatures for his term limits ballot initiative. “The evidence is clear, in Medicaid, with the neighborhood recovery initiative and in patronage, in the Department of Transportation. He’s clearly part of this culture of corruption and failure.” The issues have shaken the Illinois gubernatorial
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SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois House committee backed a $100 million plan Wednesday to lure Barack Obama’s presidential library to his home state, despite objections from Republicans who welcome the attraction but want no part of taxpayer financing. House Speaker Michael Madigan said Illinois, which is already home to Abraham Lincoln’s library and historic sites, would lose an opportunity to document the 44th president’s legacy if it doesn’t up the ante. “We’re talking about a son of Illinois who became president of the United States,” Madigan told the Executive Committee before it voted 7-4 on party lines to send the proposal to the floor. “This library and museum will be dedicated to that son of Illinois, and it will become an international tourist attraction.” Obama began his career as a community organizer
in Chicago before he took a seat in the Illinois Senate in 1997, stepping up to the U.S. Senate in 2005 and assuming the presidency just four years later. Obama’s rise came as two consecutive Illinois governors went to federal prison for corruption – including Rod Blagojevich, in part for trying to sell or trade Obama’s vacant congressional seat. Obama himself has been dogged by association with a contributor who went to prison in the Blagojevich scandal as well as having to continually shake off Chicago’s ageold political reputation. The committee vote was the second in as many weeks, after Republicans complained that the first vote was conducted by Democrats in the fast-and-loose style for which the state has a reputation. The University of Chicago, where Obama once taught constitutional law, Chicago State University, and the University of Illinois at Chicago all offered host sites for the library.
Ex-Rep. confined to home pending child porn trial The ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – A federal judge on Wednesday released a former Illinois state representative on $4,500 bond but ordered him confined to his home pending trial on charges of possessing child pornography.
Keith Farnham, 66, of Elgin also was barred from using computers or having unsupervised contact with anyone under 18. He must wear a monitoring bracelet and the judge ordered Farnham’s wife to be his custodian. That requires her to report if he meets the
conditions of his release. Farnham, a Democrat, resigned his seat in March after agents searched his home and state office. He hasn’t entered a plea. A complaint released Monday said Farnham possessed videos depicting child
pornography on a computer. The document also provided graphic details about images allegedly sought and traded by Farnham online. Some were allegedly of children under 10 years old. Farnham previously supported state legislation that
aimed to toughen penalties against child pornography owners. After he resigned last month, Farnham said he had to attend to “battling serious health issues.” He appeared at the court hearing with a portable oxygen tank.
Illinois man pleads not guilty in Wisconsin death RACINE, Wis. – An Illinois man charged with killing a teenage runaway in 1997 and leaving her body in a Wisconsin marsh has pleaded not guilty to two felony charges. James P. Eaton is charged with first-degree intentional homicide and hiding a corpse. Online court records say he pleaded not guilty Wednesday. Messages left with his two public defenders were not immediately returned. The 36-year-old from Palatine was arrested in Chicago this month. He’s accused of killing Amber Creek, a 14-yearold also from Palatine. Her battered body was found in a Racine County marsh. Police were unable to develop a suspect for years. They say a federal DNA database connected Eaton to the crime in February, and that investigators confirmed by tailing him and recovering DNA from a cigarette he discarded.
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Botched execution offers new evidence to attorneys because of a collapsed vein or improperly inserted needle, that would suggest human error was to blame rather than an underlying flaw in the execution system. If the drugs or the secrecy surrounding them played a By JIM SALTER role, defense attorneys could The Associated Press have a wider legal opening to ST. LOUIS – A bungled exe- attack the injection method, cution in Oklahoma provides plus powerful new evidence to death penalty opponents with press the U.S. Supreme Court a fresh, startling example of to get involved, legal experts how lethal injections can go say. wrong. But the odds of sucA day after the execution cessfully challenging the na- went awry, attorneys for tion’s main form of capital some death-row inmates bepunishment will probably gan planning new appeals or hinge on exactly what caused updating existing cases based the inmate’s apparent agony. on events in Oklahoma. Many If four-time convicted fel- called for moratoriums and on Clayton Lockett suffered independent investigations.
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8NATION BRIEFS GOP blocks Democrats’ minimum wage raise WASHINGTON – Senate Republicans derailed a Democratic drive Wednesday to raise the federal minimum wage, blocking a cornerstone of President Barack Obama’s economic plans and ensuring the issue will be a major feature of this fall’s congressional elections. Facing the threat of a GOP Senate takeover, Democrats have forced votes on a procession of bills designed to amplify their message of economic fairness. Republican senators accused Democrats of playing politics by pushing a minimum wage measure designed to lure voters but too expensive for employers and sure to result in lost jobs and higher inflation. “This is about trying to make this side of the aisle look bad and hard-hearted, and to try to rescue this midterm election,” said No. 2 Senate GOP leader John Cornyn of Texas.
Airlines offering fewer flights, fewer seats WASHINGTON – A government watchdog confirmed Wednesday what airline passengers are finding when they try to book a flight: Service to communities of all sizes is declining, but especially to small and medium-size airports. There are fewer flights and fewer airplane seats available than there were seven years ago, the Government Accountability Office said. Smaller destinations were particularly affected, with flights down as much as 24 percent and seats down as much as 18 percent since 2007.
Former Justice Stevens: Donations aren’t speech WASHINGTON – Campaign donations pay for more than political ads and should not be protected as free speech, former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens told a Senate panel Wednesday in urging them to rein in the billions of dollars shaping elections. The retired justice reminded lawmakers that political donations funded the burglary at the Watergate office complex under President Richard Nixon. That break-in at the Democratic National Committee is not speech, Stevens argued in a rare appearance of a former justice in the Senate.
Colo. eyes edibles rules as more people eat pot DENVER – Colorado’s marijuana experiment is threatened by the popularity of eating it instead of smoking it, leading the pot industry to join health officials and state regulators to try to curb the problem of consumers ingesting too much weed. A task force gathered Wednesday to start brainstorming ways to educate consumers, including a standard warning system on popular edibles, which is the industry term for marijuana that has been concentrated and infused into food or drink.
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“Every prison is saying, ‘We have it under control, trust us,’ ” said Texas attorney Maurie Levin, who spent Wednesday preparing new briefs questioning that state’s execution practices. “This just underscores in bold that we can’t trust them, and prisons have to be accountable to the public and transparent in the method by which they carry out executions.” The 38-year-old Lockett, convicted of shooting a woman and watching as two accomplices buried her alive, was declared unconscious 10 minutes after the first of three drugs was administered Tuesday. Three minutes later, he began breathing heavily, writhing, clenching his teeth
and straining to lift his head. Authorities halted the execution, but Lockett died of a suspected heart attack more than 40 minutes after the process began. An autopsy began Wednesday to determine his precise cause of death, and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin named a member of her cabinet to lead a review of the state’s execution procedures. The White House said the execution fell short of the humane standards required. Courts, including the Supreme Court, have been reluctant to halt executions over arguments that they violate an inmate’s constitutional guarantee against cruel and unusual punishment.
In four rulings over the past 135 years, the Supreme Court has upheld the use of the firing squad (1879), the electric chair (1890), the ability of a state to try to execute a condemned inmate by electrocution again after a first attempt failed (1947) and lethal injection (2008). The Constitution “does not demand the avoidance of all risk of pain in carrying out executions,” Chief Justice John Roberts said in the court’s 2008 decision upholding Kentucky’s lethal injection system. Still, a minority of the high court has shown some recent trepidation about the secrecy of the process used by many states.
“Every prison is saying, ‘We have it under control, trust us.’ This just underscores in bold that we can’t trust them, and prisons have to be accountable to the public and transparent in the method by which they carry out executions.” Maurie Levin Texas attorney
Hundreds rescued from post-storm floodwaters By MELISSA NELSON–GABRIEL and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN The Associated Press PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. – People were plucked off rooftops or climbed into their attics to get away from fast-rising waters when nearly 2 feet of rain fell on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast in the span of about 24 hours, the latest bout of severe weather that began with tornadoes in the Midwest. On Wednesday, roads were chewed up into pieces or wiped out entirely and neighborhoods were inundated, making rescues difficult for hundreds of people who called for help when they were caught off guard by the single rainiest day ever recorded in Pensacola. Boats and Humvees zigzagged through the flooded streets to help stranded residents. A car and truck plummeted 25 feet when portions of a scenic highway collapsed, and one Florida woman died when she drove her car into high water, officials said. Near the Alabama-Florida line, water started creeping into Brandi McCoon’s mobile home, so her fiance, Jonathan Brown, wrapped up her nearly 2-year-old son Noah in a blanket and they swam in neck-deep water to their car about 50 feet away. Then, the car was flooded. “Every which way we turned, there was a big ol’ pile of water,” she said. Brown called 911 and eventually a military vehi-
Lindsay Nemanich (left) and Jarett Venn walk through a flooded section of Guillemard Street on Wednesday to check on Venn’s car in Pensacola, Fla. Heavy rains and flooding have left people stranded in houses and cars in the Florida Panhandle and along the Alabama coast. cle picked them up and took them to a shelter. Kyle Schmitz was at his Pensacola home with his 18-month-old son Oliver on Tuesday night when heavy rain dropped during a 45-minute span. He gathered up his son, his computer and important papers and left. “I opened the garage and the water immediately flowed in like a wave,” he said. “The water was coming up to just below the hood of my truck and I just gassed it.” Schmitz and his son also made it out safely. In Alabama, Capt. David Spies of Fish River/Marlow
Military benefits survive defense cuts By DONNA CASSATA The Associated Press WASHINGTON – An Army corporal would get a full housing allowance to rent an off-base apartment while a military family will see little change in their grocery costs at the commissary as an election-year Congress rebuffed Pentagon efforts to trim military benefits. The House Armed Services personnel subcommittee voted unanimously on Wednesday to leave intact the current military health care system, the housing allowance and much of the Pentagon’s $1.4 billion in direct subsidies to the commissaries. “I’m just really concerned about military families and this doesn’t need to be,” Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., chairman of the personnel subcommittee, said of the proposed Pentagon cuts after the panel vote. “To me the primary focus of the national government is national defense. We will be providing.” The panel’s action marked the first step in the defense budget process on Capitol Hill, with the full Armed Services Committee expected to approve the bill next week. Facing diminished budgets, three defense secretaries and senior officers have maintained that the cost of personnel benefits have become unsustainable and
“I’m just really concerned about military families and this doesn’t need to be. To me the primary focus of the national government is national defense. We will be providing.”
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Fire and Rescue said he was part of a team who found two women and a young boy trapped in the attic of a modular home. Spies said they received the first call of help before midnight Tuesday but they couldn’t find the group until about 8 a.m. Wednesday. By then, the water was 2 feet below the roof. A firefighter
used an ax to punch a hole through the roof and free them. “They were very scared, they were very upset. I would’ve been, too,” Spies said. There were at least 30 rescues in the Mobile area of Alabama. Florida appeared to be the hardest hit. Gov. Rick Scott said officials there received about 300 calls from stranded residents. At the Pensacola airport, 15.55 inches of rain fell on Tuesday before midnight – setting a record for the rainiest single day in the city, according to data since 1880.
By comparison, the airport in drought-stricken Los Angeles has recorded 15.9 inches of rain – since Jan. 1, 2012. Pensacola and nearby Mobile are two of the rainiest cities in the U.S., averaging more than five feet of rain in a year, according to the National Climatic Data Center. The National Weather Service said forecasters issued flash flood warnings as early as Friday, yet many people were still caught unaware. Elizabeth Peaden was at her weekly Bunco game Tuesday night and it wasn’t raining on her way there. On her way home, she drove her van through a flooded intersection and got stuck. “I was scared out of my wits. Water started coming in and I wasn’t sure what to do,” she said. Peaden waded her way to a nearby American Legion post where she and about 20 other stranded travelers spent the night sleeping on tables or the floor. The widespread flooding was the latest wallop from a violent storm system that began in Arkansas and Oklahoma and worked its way South, killing 37 people along the way, including a 67-yearold driver in Florida. Pensacola Police Chief Chip Simmons said two vehicles fell 25 feet when portions of a scenic highway collapsed. The truck driver was fine, but a woman in a car needed help getting out. Neither had serious injuries, Simmons said.
Iraqis vote in election without foreign troops Iraq in the eight years he has held office, with the looming BAGHDAD – Iraq voted threat of the country sliding Wednesday in its first na- deeper into sectarian bloodtionwide election since U.S. shed and risking a breakup. troops withdrew in 2011, with “Our victory is certain, Prime Minister Nouri al-Ma- but we are talking about how liki confident of victory and big is that certain success,” even offering an olive branch he said after voting in Baghto his critics by inviting them dad. to join him in a governing co“Here we are today, sucalition. cessfully holding the ... elecBut his optimism will do tion while no foreign troops little to conceal the turmoil exist on Iraqi soil. I call upon and violence that still stalk all the other groups to leave
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the past behind and start a new phase of good brotherly relations,” said al-Maliki, who faces growing criticism over government corruption and persistent bloodshed as sectarian tensions threaten to push Iraq back toward the brink of civil war. The election was held amid a massive security operation, with hundreds of thousands of troops and police deployed across the country to protect polling centers and voters.
Rep. Joe Wilson R-S.C., chairman of the personnel subcommittee
threaten the Pentagon’s ability to prepare the force for warfighting. The department has proposed gradual reductions that would increase out-ofpocket expenses for current and retired military as it faces a sober reality – military pay and benefits comprise the largest share of the budget, $167.2 billion out of $495.6 billion. “America has an obligation to make sure service members and their families are fairly and appropriately compensated and cared for during and after their time in uniform,” Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told Congress last month. “We also have a responsibility to give our troops the finest training and equipment possible – so that whenever America calls upon them, they are prepared.”
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Ukraine forces ‘helpless’ to stifle unrest in east Acting president concedes that police, security unable to resist pro-Russian militants By MARIA DANILOVA and PETER LEONARD The Associated Press HORLIVKA, Ukraine – Ukraine’s acting president conceded Wednesday that his police and security forces were “helpless” to stifle unrest in the country’s east, where pro-Russia gunmen seized more buildings, walking into the police station and mayor’s office in this mining hub without resistance. Insurgents also took control of the customs service building in Donetsk, the region’s main city, and city hall in Alchevsk, an industrial center of about 110,000, adding to the scores of
buildings taken by the separatists over the past month in the east, where a dozen cities are now in the hands of the separatists. Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov has twice proclaimed “anti-terrorist” operations to regain control of the east, but to little effect. In a meeting with officials from other Ukrainian regions, he acknowledged the failure and indicated the government would back off even trying to bring the most restive parts of the east to heel, focusing instead on trying to keep the unrest from spreading to other parts of the nation of 46 million. “I will be frank: Today, secu-
rity forces are unable to quickly take the situation in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions under control,” Turchynov said. “The security bodies ... are unable to carry out their duties of protecting citizens. They are helpless in those matters.” “Moreover, some of those units are either helping or cooperating with terrorist organizations,” he said. Hours after Turchynov spoke, authorities in the capital, Kiev, announced security forces would hold exercises overnight. The maneuvers could be aimed at reassuring Ukrainians that the government was not capitulating. But they are also likely to be seen
as an aggressive move by the eastern insurgents, who claim the government is a nationalist cabal intent on suppressing the east’s large Russian-speaking population. Turchynov’s government, which came to power after Russia-friendly president Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in the wake of monthslong protests, and its supporters in the West have accused Moscow of orchestrating the turmoil in eastern Ukraine, which borders Russia. The United States and the European Union rolled out new economic sanctions against Russia this week, but Moscow has remained unbowed, denying its role in the unrest.
Pro-Russian masked armed militants inspect a car Wednesday near Slovyansk, Ukraine. Ukraine’s police and security forces are “helpless” to quell unrest in two eastern regions bordering Russia.
Polls show residents support term limits U.S., Philippines
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• CONSTITUTION Continued from page A1 would have three House representatives, slightly increasing its size from 118 to 123. The changes would take effect in 2023, which would start the term-limit clock ticking in 2015. Another change in the amendment would bring Illinois in line with most other states by increasing the number of votes needed to override a gubernatorial veto from three-fifths to two-thirds. The diverse changes likely are a measure aimed at improving the odds that the amendment survives a court challenge because it not only imposes term limits, but also alters how the General Assembly operates. The Illinois Supreme Court threw a 1994 citizen initiative for term limits off the ballot after ruling that simply limiting terms did not comply with a provision in the Constitution restricting what citizens can petition to change to the General Assembly’s “structure and procedures.” The amendment does not impose term limits on the governorship and the five other statewide offices because citizen petitions can only offer amendments to the section of the Constitution dealing with the General Assembly. A Republican-led effort in the Senate to put such an amendment on the ballot died Tuesday in committee. Polls have shown that Illinois residents overwhelmingly favor term limits. An April 7 poll by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University put support for legislative term limits at almost 80 percent, versus 17 percent opposed and 3.4 percent unsure. The numbers are even stronger for limiting the amount of time that lawmakers can serve in leadership roles, such as House speaker and Senate president. Fifteen states impose term
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Gov. Pat Quinn (left) and his Republican rival, Bruce Rauner, shake hands April 11 after they appeared together at the annual meeting of the Illinois Education Association in Chicago. IEA president Cinda Klickna stands between them. Allegations of patronage hiring in Quinn’s administration could be a re-election hurdle for the Chicago Democrat. limits on state legislators, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. Six states had term limits at one time that have since been repealed – two by the legislatures themselves and four by their respective state supreme courts. In all four cases, the courts objected to the method by which the limits were imposed, not on the merits of the law itself. The Yes For Independent Maps amendment seeks to reform a redistricting process long derided by critics who allege the system in Illinois allows lawmakers to choose their voters. The proposed 1,500-word amendment puts the job of redrawing House and Senate boundaries after each decennial U.S. Census in the hands of an 11-member commission appointed by a three-member panel selected from random applications submitted to the state auditor general. The commission, which must deliberate in public, would
be forbidden from drawing boundaries that split local units of government, ethnic or linguistic groups, or discriminate against political parties. A majority vote by the commission to approve the maps must include at least two affirmative votes each from Democratic, Republican and independent members. The amendment only applies to General Assembly districts – state lawmakers would still have the power to draw the boundaries of the state’s Congressional districts. Thirteen states put the job of redistricting in the hands of independent commissions, and two other states have a commission that serves in an advisory role to state lawmakers. In Iowa, long held up as an example of proper redistricting, an independent government agency is in charge of drawing the maps, and is forbidden from taking lawmakers’ home addresses into account. Illinois is one of five states
that puts redistricting in the hands of a commission if lawmakers fail to meet the filing deadline. Voters could end up weighing in on four proposed constitutional amendments in November if both citizen initiatives pass legal muster. State lawmakers earlier this month put two amendments – protecting voting rights and strengthening the 1992 victims’ rights amendment – on the ballot. An effort by lawmakers to put an amendment on the ballot replacing the flat income tax with a “progressive” one based on income fizzled because it did not have the three-fifths majority in the House needed to pass. The Constitutional limit to no more than three proposed amendments on the ballot applies only to those proposed by the General Assembly. Amendments pass if they are approved by either threefifths of those voting on it, or the majority of those voting in that election.
Ponzio: Many colleagues work at two to three colleges • ADJUNCT Continued from page A1 “They can get adjuncts for about 25 percent to 33 percent of what it costs for a full-time instructor and not need to pay for benefits,” said Peter Ponzio, president of the adjunct faculty association. “We sign a contract semester to semester, so it gives the college a lot of flexibility. When you can get three or four people for the price of one, it makes a lot of business sense.” Adjunct professors at McHenry County College on average make between $12,000 to $18,000 per year. For an adjunct professor with a master’s degree, working at the college for more than 13 semesters and teaching the maximum load of 24 contact hours per year, the salary is capped at $19,560. The same adjunct professor with a doctoral degree has a salary cap of $20,424. Wage limits mean long days for some instructors. Bob Reass, a math instructor
“They can get adjuncts for about 25 percent to 33 percent of what it costs for a full-time instructor and not need to pay for benefits. We sign a contract semester to semester, so it gives the college a lot of flexibility. When you can get three or four people for the price of one, it makes a lot of business sense.” Peter Ponzio, president of the adjunct faculty association
at the college for 14 years, also serves as head of math tutoring. On Mondays and Wednesdays, his days go from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. And while tenured faculty generally do more research and publications, Reass said the difference in quality of instruction between adjuncts and tenured faculty is far less than the difference in salary. “From a student perspective, I would doubt most could tell the difference,” Reass said. “There is just not that much of a gap. When fulltime faculty get tenure, their motivation might actually wane some in certain cases.
Adjuncts never know if they are going to have a job next semester. They have to stay motivated.” Part of the problem for adjunct faculty stems from a shift in the educational system across community colleges and universities, Ponzio said. In 1970, adjunct faculty made up roughly 20 percent of the teaching force at colleges and were mostly retired professors or professionals who wanted to teach for a new experience. Today, adjuncts make up half of all instructors at colleges and universities across the country and are
mostly younger professionals attempting to stand out and earn an elusive full-time professor position. Ponzio, who fits the mold of the 1970-adjunct having come from a chief financial officer position at a Fortune 400 company to pursue a passion in teaching, said he is in a uncommon position as most of his colleagues work at two or three community colleges to make ends meet. The constant traveling from school to school is a double-edged sword for adjuncts who want to gain experience and credentials for a tenured position but cannot invest the time in one single institution necessary to ingratiate themselves in the school’s community. “There are going to be more and more adjuncts because it makes business sense. I understand it, I really do, I just don’t know if it is a good trend,” Ponzio said. “I think the answer will come when we as a country evaluate where we want to go with our educational system.”
MANILA, Philippines – A new defense pact that will allow thousands of U.S. troops to be temporarily based in Philippines for the first time in more than 20 years signals closer cooperation in the allies’ hot-and-cold relationship that has been shaped over the decades by war, terrorism and now, jitters over China’s rise. The 10-year agreement, signed Monday as President Barack Obama arrived in Manila, is considered the centerpiece of his four-nation Asian trip, which he used to reassure allies like Japan and the Philippines of American military backing as they wrangle with China in increasingly tense territorial disputes. Obama said the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement showed that Manila and Washington have emerged from a rough period in their alliance. “We’re here in the Philippines signing a defense agreement,” Obama said at a news conference with President Benigno Aquino III at
Manila’s presidential palace. “Ten years ago, 15 years ago, there was enormous tensions around our defense relationship with the Philippines.” The pact will allow thousands of rotating batches of U.S. forces to gain temporary access to at least 10 Philippine military camps, paving the way for the largest deployment of American forces since U.S. bases in the country were closed in 1992. It will also allow the United States to station fighter jets, ships and surveillance equipment in the Philippines on a limited basis. Obama said the deal was not meant to counter China but to promote peace and stability in Asia amid a much-touted “pivot” by Washington to the Pacific. But China’s increasing assertiveness in the region is clearly a factor and before he left Obama said the U.S. would honor its commitment to defend Manila under a 1951 Mutual Defense Treaty. “Let me be absolutely clear,” he told U.S. and Philippine troops and veterans at a sweltering army gymnasium. “Our commitment to defend the Philippines is ironclad.”
Couple reported receiving threatening phone calls • ABUSE Continued from page A1 in August 2013 when the couple reported the opening of unauthorized accounts, which had resulted in the transfer of money and other fraudulent payments, the release said. During the course of the
investigation, the couple reported they received a phone call during which the caller threatened to kill them if they did not drop the investigation, it said. Hulbert was employed as a private home health care nurse and frequently cared for the couple, the release said. Her next court date is set for 9 a.m. Friday.
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Construction zone safety Spring might be eluding us, but one season we won’t escape is construction season. Various road construction projects have restarted or will be starting soon in and around McHenry County. Among the biggest projects are the western bypass around Algonquin, continued work on Interstate 90 and the resurfacing of stretches of Routes 31 and 120 in McHenry. Delays reFor the record sulting from construction can Slow down. Speed limits are be maddening, considerably slower in work especially during zones, and fines for speeding your morning increase in work zones. commute to work. No matter how late those delays might make you, remaining calm and driving safely is the best thing you can do. Here are some other safety tips for driving through road construction zones, courtesy of the Illinois Department of Transportation: • Slow down. Speed limits are considerably slower in work zones, and fines for speeding increase in work zones. • Pay attention. Traffic patterns in work zones can change frequently. Keep an eye out for lane closures and pattern changes. • Follow the signs. Flaggers, signs and arrow boards are there to guide you safely and efficiently through work zones. Merge early when asked to merge. Don’t wait until the last minute. • Don’t follow too closely. Rear-end collisions are one of the most common crashes in work zones. Be sure to allow 2 to 3 seconds between you and the car in front of you. • Be patient. Work zones often require lane closures, which will result in delays and backups. Be prepared to slow down and stop. Impatience and anger will not get you through a work zone any quicker. • Turn on your headlights. Workers and other motorists need to see your vehicle. Let’s work together to make sure the projects aren’t derailed by any mishaps.
Should schools close for Veterans Day? The issue goes far beyond Streator, but it came up there and makes a perfect test case, so let’s have at it – should school be in session on Veterans Day? At a recent Streator Township High School Board meeting, board members reviewed a calendar for the 2014-2015 school year that had school in session on Veterans Day but listed activities the students would take part in as a way to honor veterans. Board members rejected the calendar on a 5-2 vote and sent it back to the calendar committee. Superintendent Kevin Myers said an updated calendar proposal still could have the students going to school on Veterans Day with an updated and more detailed list of activities or it could have the students off that day. Veterans Day is for honoring all veterans. This is contrast to Memorial Day, which, as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has noted, can be misunderstood. “Many people confuse Memorial Day and Veterans Day,” the VA website reads. “Memorial Day is a day for remembering and honoring military personnel who died in the service of their country, particularly those who died in battle or as a result of wounds sustained in battle. While those who died are also remembered, Veterans Day is the day set aside to thank and honor ALL those who served honorably in the military – in wartime or peacetime.” There’s another contrast – Memorial Day is fixed on the last Monday of May, and, therefore, virtually guaranteed to be observed as part of a three-day weekend, much like Labor Day in September. Veterans Day, like Independence Day, is tied to a specific date, and, therefore, moves throughout the week from year to year. Students enrolled in summer school generally can expect to have no classes July 4, but, of course, that’s not the whole student body. Nov. 11 is a different beast. The month already is chopped up with Thanksgiving a few weeks later, and winter holidays and vacations (not to mention all those snow days) will only further slice and dice the academic calendar until spring break concludes. So it makes sense to keep kids in school. After all, can there be any guarantee students would spend a day off – it’s a Tuesday this year – thinking about or honoring veterans? (And playing World War II shoot ’em up video games all afternoon doesn’t count.) Better they be in school with a chance to actually learn about the reason for the observance. This may not seem as important an issue as many of the recent ongoing debates about funding and program cuts, but some things are bigger than school, and this certainly is one of them. The (Ottawa) Times
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8IT’S YOUR WRITE Nurses appreciation To the Editor: May 6-12 is National Nurses Week. During this special week, Mercy Health System would like to thank our nearly 900 nursing partners for the very important work they do and the many roles they play. Nurses are healers, advocates, teachers, confidants and friends. They touch lives and provide comfort, peace and confidence. They make a difference every day, not only through the nursing care they provide, but also through the hands they hold and the hugs they give. Mercy’s tagline is “With all our heart. With all our mind.” Mercy nurses are a perfect example of how our partners live this motto every day. They combine the professional practice of nursing with the science of medicine, and pour
everything they have into providing the very best care for their patients. Whether they practice in hospitals, emergency departments, clinics, home health or any of the other many places that nurses work at Mercy, they remain as a constant presence on which our patients and families can count. Together with partners throughout Mercy Health System, our nurses are on a journey to achieve Magnet Recognition – the gold standard of nursing excellence. I am proud to say that in their practice, they achieve this level every day. On behalf of the entire Mercy Health System, we thank you, Mercy nurses, for your life-saving care and life-changing work. We are proud of your passion for excellence, your exemplary professional practice and are truly appreciative of your uncompromising commitment to our patients and commu-
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Independent thinker To the Editor: Kudos to state Rep. Jack Franks for listening to his constituents and stopping the millionaire tax. It took serious guts for Franks to stand up to the most powerful man in the state, Speaker Mike Madigan, and tell him he would not
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support the tax increase. Rep. Franks once again proved he is the most independent member of the Legislature. Countless times Franks has stood firm and voted for what is right, not what Springfield politicians want. We need more independent legislators. We need to shun partisan politics and support leaders who put our interests first. Theresa Lichte McHenry
Affirmative action isn’t constitutional issue Reading strongly held views about political morality into the U.S. Constitution is a powerful temptation on both sides of the political divide. That’s one lesson of the heated debate between Supreme Court justices in last week’s split decision to uphold a Michigan ban on affirmative action at state universities. Justice Sonia Sotomayor argued that it’s unconstitutional for a state to make its universities admit students without regard to race. Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas argued that it’s actually racesensitive admissions policies that are unconstitutional. The better approach is the one Justice John Paul Stevens took in 1978 in University of California Regents v. Bakke. When there’s no need to decide what the Constitution says about a policy, the justices shouldn’t take up the question. And there’s already a statute that settles whether universities should be able to take race into account in admissions: the Civil Rights Act of 1964. That law holds that “no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” These words are not tricky
VIEWS Ramesh Ponnuru to interpret. They mean that a university receiving federal funds can’t discriminate against applicants based on their race. They can’t discriminate against blacks or whites or Asians or any other racial group. Which means, as a necessary implication, that they can’t discriminate in favor of any racial group either. Justice Lewis Powell wrote the controlling opinion in Bakke, and he came up with an ingenious way of ignoring the Civil Rights Act. That law, he reasoned, was an attempt to enforce the clause of the 14th Amendment that requires states to offer equal protection of the law to everyone. If the court decided that racial preferences for disadvantaged minorities are compatible with equal protection, then, they would have to be compatible with the statute, too. Stevens’ response was that even if the Constitution did not itself prohibit some forms of racial discrimination, it allowed Congress to do so. No justice has ever given an adequate answer to his argument – not even Stevens himself, who switched sides on the issue during his time on the court without ever
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explaining himself. The court has just kept pretending that the statute doesn’t say what it says. Resurrecting Stevens’ original approach would let the issue of racial preferences in college admissions be settled democratically. We could go with the no-racial-preferences policy of the Civil Rights Act. Or, if we reached a political consensus in favor of allowing universities some leeway to discriminate, Congress could amend the act, and the president could sign the revision. Instead of going the statutory route, though, the justices have for decades tried to find the right policy toward racial preferences in the Constitution. Are they categorically forbidden? All right if they’re moderate? Mandatory? None of these attempts has been very convincing. Sotomayor argues that by passing a ban on racial preferences in a state referendum, Michigan made it harder for racial minorities to get their way – and that this is constitutionally suspect. Among the many problems with this analysis is that the referendum clearly served the interests of one racial minority: Asian Americans, whom collegiate affirmative action discriminates against. The Constitution can’t plausibly be held to put a thumb on the scales for some minorities over others. The idea that the Constitution mandates colorblindness
in government institutions, including government funded universities, is attractive. But the constitutional text doesn’t clearly command the courts to strike down race-conscious policies. Nor is there much historical evidence suggesting that the 14th Amendment was originally understood that way. The conservative justices who insist on colorblindness don’t even try to make such a historical argument, which ought to bother them as originalists. My own view on the policy question aligns with the court’s conservatives. Race-conscious admissions policies treat some applicants unfairly, generate ill will and reduce the likelihood that some students will succeed. Universities that follow these policies also seem incapable of telling the truth about what they’re doing. But it’s a policy question, not a constitutional one. The Constitution doesn’t tell us how the University of Michigan or the state’s voters should decide the issue. And we should all quit pretending otherwise. • Bloomberg View columnist Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, where he has covered national politics for 18 years, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a resident fellow at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics.
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CHARGES FILED IN OFF-CAMPUS FIGHT CRYSTAL LAKE – An off-campus fight between two Prairie Ridge High School freshmen that was caught on video has resulted in battery charges for one of the juveniles involved. McHenry County Undersheriff Andrew Zinke said the fight occurred Monday afternoon and apparently started over a girl. No major injuries were suffered in the altercation. The mother of the juvenile who suffered the strikes to the face and midsection said the incident occurred outside the other teen’s house, where that teen’s younger brother is believed to have filmed the fight. She said the footage circulated among some students at the high school. Jeff Puma, spokesman for School District 155, said school officials are monitoring the situation but no immediate action was planned as it happened off school property and was not school related. Zinke said the case would be handled in juvenile court.
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Violence in Afghanistan felt in CL Community remembers CLC grad who was killed at Kabul hospital By STEPHEN Di BENEDETTO firstname.lastname@example.org CRYSTAL LAKE – Recent violence in Afghanistan has reverberated to Crystal Lake, as news this week spread and stirred emotions in the community about the death of a suburban father and son. Gary Gabel, a 1975 graduate of Crystal Lake Central High School, traveled from his home in Arlington Heights to Kabul, Afghanistan, last week to visit his son, John Gabel, who ran a small clinic in the war-torn capital. The two visited a Kabul hospital with a Chicago pediatrician, who shared their interest in the Afghan peo-
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Slain American John Gabel (left), his mother, Betty, and his father, Gary Gabel, who was also killed, are seen in Afghanistan. ple, when an Afghan police security guard opened fire on the group as they entered
the hospital grounds. Gary and John Gabel, along with Dr. Jerry Umanos, were
killed, while John Gabel’s wife – also an American – was wounded. On Wednesday, a brother-in-law to the Gabel family said family members were not ready to comment on the incident. Calls earlier in the week to Gary Gabel’s brother, an assistant principal at Hannah Beardsley Middle School, and to Gary Gabel’s sister, who lives in McHenry County, were unanswered. “They’ve asked for their space,” said District 47 Superintendent Kathy Hinz, adding Gary Gabel’s brother, Glen Gabel, remains out of the office. “Right now, we are supporting him and his family with whatever they need.”
As the Gabel family mourns the loss of their loved ones, former classmates of Gary Gabel remembered him as a friendly, kind and gentle man. John Greener, who kept in touch with Gary Gabel on and off in the years since graduating from Crystal Lake Central, recalled how Gabel sat two rows behind him in band during their years at North Junior High, now known as Richard Bernotas Middle School. He said Gabel was an overall good person into adulthood. Other classmates from the class of 1975 remembered Gabel as being a genuine
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Olympic race walker visits CL school
– Jeff Engelhardt
DOG PARK GRAND OPENING SATURDAY BULL VALLEY – The Bull Valley Dog Park is having its grand opening on Saturday. The park will host a police dog demonstration by the Woodstock Police Department Canine Unit at 11 a.m. followed by a barn hunt from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The dog park, a joint effort between Bull Valley and Woodstock, is located at Country Club Road and Bull Valley Road. The event costs $5 but is free to permit holders or children age 11 and under. Those without a permit can attend the event and try out the dog park with a special day pass good for between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The event also will feature trainer demonstrations, on-site groomers, nutrition and health information, dogs up for adoption, vendors, food, a raffle, a silent auction and prizes. For information, call 815-459-4833.
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NO ONE INJURED IN SMALL FIRE HUNTLEY – A small rubbish fire resulted in no injuries and little to no damage to the building it started in, a fire official said. The Huntley Fire Protection District responded at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to 10757 Wolf Drive, Battalion Chief David Eeg said. It took only a few minutes to put out the fire, he said.
– Emily K. Coleman
8LOCAL DEATHS Phyllis Lorraine Angsten 91 Kenneth Leon Chappel 83
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Students listen to former Olympian Debbi Sullivan give a presentation about exercise and goal-setting Wednesday at South Elementary in Crystal Lake. Sullivan’s talk also reflected the students’ recent Go for the Gold reading initiative. The students are offered incentives for the completion of reading programs and then awarded prize lanyards that look like medals.
Former athlete encourages students at South Elementary to work toward goals By JIM DALLKE firstname.lastname@example.org CRYSTAL LAKE – When moving from classroom to classroom, students at Crystal Lake South Elementary School are always told to walk, don’t run. For Debbi Sullivan, that advice took her all the way to the Olympics. On Wednesday, the students at South Elementa-
ry gathered to hear from Sullivan, who appeared for the United States in three summer Olympic games as a race walker. Sullivan talked about her career as an Olympic athlete and how to achieve goals. “When I was your age I wanted to be on the Olympic team,” Sullivan said to the students. “That was my dream. Whether you have a dream at this stage, or may-
be not yet at all, you have to have a dream to achieve anything. That’s your goal in life.” Sullivan qualified for the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta and the 2000 Olympics in Australia. Her best finish came in 1996 when she placed 20th. Each race has roughly 50 competitors.
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Robert Carl Iftner 91 Julie Rae Kiel 55, Huntley Dianne L. Madsen 63, Lake in the Hills Harry Tabernacki 95, Woodstock Herbert O. Wohlers 92, Huntley OBITUARIES on page B4
Debbi Sullivan (right) asks a volunteer to demonstrate speed walking during her presentation about exercise and goal-setting Wednesday at South Elementary in Crystal Lake.
The FBI offered a $10,000 reward Wednesday for any information that leads to the arrest of the “Wandering Bandit,” an unidentified robber wanted for recent bank robberies across the Midwest.
FBI offers reward for bank robbery suspect By STEPHEN Di BENEDETTO firstname.lastname@example.org HUNTLEY – The FBI offered a $10,000 reward Wednesday for any infor-
mation that leads to the arrest of the “Wandering Bandit,” an unidentified robber wanted for recent bank robberies in Huntley and across the Midwest.
The FBI said in a news release that it needs the public’s help in identifying
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CRYSTAL LAKE – A Sycamore boy is organizing a fundraiser to help the family of his elementary school friend, Jose Esquivel, the Crystal Lake high school freshman who drowned earlier this month. Eriq Walker, 14, and his mother, Patricia Walker, of Sycamore, are putting together a fundraiser to be held at Chick-Fil-A, 4812 Northwest
Highway, Crystal Lake, from noon to 8 p.m. Monday. Twenty percent of proceeds from orders of those who mention Esquivel or bring in a flier from the event will go to Esquivel’s family to help with funeral costs. The event also will feature raffles and games throughout the day to benefit the Esquivels. Eriq Walker said his desire to help out stems from his
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Prevent, be aware of bullying The one big thing in life you should never ever do is bully. It’s very hurtful, and you should always treat others the way you want to be treated. This is one of the things we learned last week in Girls on the Run. There is not only one type of bullying but three, including verbal, physical and emotional. An example of verbal bullying is calling people names, teasing and making others feel bad about themselves. Next is physical bullying, which is hurting people by hitting, kicking, biting, pinching, etc. Last but not least, we have emotional bullying. Emotional bullying is spreading rumors, gossiping and cyberbullying. Cyberbullying is spreading rumors and gossiping about someone online. This can hurt just as
GIRLS ON THE RUN Anna Calhan much as any other kind of bullying. In Girls on the Run, we learned how all bullying can hurt people around us very much. If this is happening around, you should stand up for yourself or others you see being bullied. This can help make a difference, keeping your school and neighborhood bully free. For example, my school has signs that say “bully free” zone. Last week, we also learned about choosing our friends and why it is important to be able to have that choice. Choosing your friends is important because you don’t want a friend that always has his or her neg-
ative cord plugged in. That will only bring you down in the dumps and make you feel bad about yourself. You want to choose a friend that brings out the best in you. Then you’ll be out of the dumps and seeing the sun shine. We talked about forced popularity and real popularity. Forced popularity is when a person forces you to be their friend with his or her actions and says mean things to get friends. This is also known as a “bully.” Real popularity is when people want to be friends with you because you’re nice, funny, encouraging, etc. These are the friends that you want to choose and surround yourself with. If you ever see someone being bullied or if you are being bullied, I challenge you to stand up and stop the
Note to readers This is a weekly column written by Girls on the Run participants chronicling their experience in the program, which teaches life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games. Read all the columns at www.nwherald. com/gotr.
bullying and to remind them that it’s not right to bully. Remember to make sure you always choose friends that have their positive, “sparkly” cord plugged in so they bring out the best in you.
• Anna Calhan is a fifth-grader at South Elementary in Crystal Lake. For information on Girls on the Run, visit www.gotrnwil.org or email ldayon@gotrnwil. org.
Olympian urges students to believe in themselves • OLYMPIAN Continued from page B1 Sullivan held the world record for fastest 1,500-meter race with a time of 5:54.41 in 1992, which has since been broken. Olympic race walking is different from other track events because it requires athletes to always maintain contact with the ground and to always land with a straight leg, a requirement that often eliminates athletes during the competition. Although she never medaled in any Olympic race, Sullivan told the stu-
“My coach would always say, ‘I would rather have somebody that doesn’t know how to do it but has a really good attitude. I’d rather coach that kind of person than someone who is so talented but has a [bad attitude].’ ” Debbi Sullivan Olympic race walker dents how important it was that she finished each race and always believed in herself. “My coach would always say, ‘I would rather have somebody that doesn’t know how to do it but has a real-
ly good attitude. I’d rather coach that kind of person than someone who is so talented but has a [bad attitude],’ ” she said. Sullivan’s talk corresponded with the students’ Go for the Gold reading initiative,
which began in December. They were offered weekly incentives for increased reading and provided lanyards that look like medals. “We want our kids to be motivated readers,” South Principal Lisa Gott said, adding that Sullivan’s appearance was the perfect end to the months-long initiative. “She touched on not only dreams and discipline, but she also talked about having character and persevering,” Gott said. “Those are all the things we work on in school. … She really wrapped a lot of things up very nicely in a wonderful gift to our students.”
McHENRY COUNTY: PROGRAMS OFFERED
MCCD programs help visitors discover nature NORTHWEST HERALD Walkers on several hikes guided by McHenry County Conservation District staff will be on the lookout for birds and other signs of spring. • Woodland Birds: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Marengo Ridge Conservation Area, 2411 N. Route 23, Marengo. Hike more than two miles through the woods in search of the sounds and sights of newly returned and migrating birds. Participants need to be age 14 or older and should bring binoculars and field guides if they have them. Trails will be uneven and may be muddy. The program is free for county residents and $2 for nonresidents. The deadline to register is Sunday. • Discovery Days: 10 to 11 a.m. May 8 at Lake in the Hills Fen Conservation Area, 1500 Jefferson St., Lake in the Hills. Two- to 6-year-olds accompanied by an adult will enjoy a game, craft, snack and educational activities all based around the special theme of the day. Participants should dress for the weather. The program is free for county residents and $3 for nonresidents. The deadline to register is Monday.
• Stories for a Spring Evening: 7 to 9 p.m. May 9 at Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road, Crystal Lake. The McHenry County Conservation District and the McHenry County Storytelling Guild host a family-friendly evening of tales and legends. The show will move inside if it rains. The program is free for county
residents and $5 for nonresidents. The deadline to register is Tuesday. • Birding Blitz: 7 to 9 a.m. May 10 at Kettle Lot in Glacial Park Conservation Area, Route 31 and Harts Road, Ringwood. Participants will undertake some serious birding on a careful but steady 2- to 3-mile hike followed by refreshments at the Powers-Walker House. This event is for those ages 14 and up, and attendees should bring binoculars and field guides if they have them. The program is free for county residents and $2 for nonresidents. The deadline to register is Wednesday. • Song of Spring: 2 to 3:30 p.m. May 10, Pleasant Valley Conservation Area, 13315 Pleasant Valley Road, Woodstock. Children 5 to 9 years old accompanied by an adult will hear “Did You Hear Wind Sing Your Name?” an Oneida song of spring by Sandrea De Coteau Orie. The story tells of the seasonal change as winter wanes and spring begins anew, and participants will spend time outside searching for signs of this seasonal change. The program is free for county residents and $3 for nonresidents. The deadline to register is Wednesday. For information or to register, visit McHenry County Conservation District’s website, www.MCCDistrict.org. Registration also is available by mail and walk-in at Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road in Crystal Lake; walk-in only at Lost Valley Visitor Center, Route 31 and Harts Road in Ringwood; or by phone for free programs only at 815-479-5779.
Gabel involved in community events, recalled as ‘a good family man’ • GABEL Continued from page B1 person. “He was truly a nice, kind, gentle man – a good family man,” Greener said. “When national news like this hits locally, it really wakes you up.” Gary Gabel recently sang
in a church choir, was involved with church youth groups and the leadership team at the Orchard Evangelical Free Church in Arlington Heights. John Gabel had directed the clinic for two years under an agreement between Kabul University and Colorado Springs-based charity Morning Star Devel-
“He was truly a nice, kind, gentle man – a good family man. When national news like this hits locally, it really wakes you up.” John Greener Former classmate of Gary Gabel opment. What prompted the Afghan guard to fire on the
Americans was not clear, but recently there have been a number of so-called insider
attacks – incidents in which Afghan security forces fire on their comrades or foreign trainers or civilians. Violence increased in Afghanistan ahead of the NATO withdrawal and also in the weeks leading up to the country’s April 5 election. Whether John Gabel’s young daughter, Laila, and
mother, Betty, were along for the visit to the Cure International Hospital in Kabul remains unclear. Umanos, who trained young doctors and cared for pediatric patients at the hospital, had invited the family as his guests.
• The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Crystal Lake teenager drowned April 17 Man could be responsible for 4 bank robberies in 3 months across 3 states • FUNDRAISER Continued from page B1 own experience. Walker was living under the same roof as his cousin when his cousin passed away in April 2010. “People were there for us,” Patricia Walker said. “They did a fundraiser for us. Why not pay it forward to another family?” Esquivel was with friends at a house on Haligus Road when he jumped from a pier
into a pond behind the home, authorities have said. When he didn’t surface, emergency crews were called to the scene and began a search. Esquivel was found in eight feet of water just after 10:30 p.m. April 17, about an hour and a half after the fire department was dispatched. He was pronounced dead at 11:43 p.m. at Centegra Hospital – Woodstock. The Crystal Lake boy, 15, ran cross country and track
at Crystal Lake Central High School. Patricia Walker said she was supportive of her son’s idea to hold a fundraiser because of the feeling of care it can present from the community to the family. She said she was proud of Eriq for taking the initiative. “For a 14-year-old wanting to help out like that, it just shows he has a big heart,” she said. “I was behind him and am doing everything I can to help.”
8POLICE REPORTS Algonquin
Chicago Alliance to host travel team tryouts Tryouts for 2014-15 Chicago Alliance FC travel soccer teams will be at the Northwest United Soccer Club fields, Route 176 and Valley View Road. U8 through high school boys will try out at the beginning of May. Players choose a practice to attend when registering online. High school girls will try out from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. U8 through U10 girls will try out from 4:30 to 6 p.m. May 27 and 28. U11 through U14 girls will try out from 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 27 and 28. There is no cost to try out. All players must register at www.chicagoalliancefc.com. For information, email info@
chicagoalliancefc.com or call 815-900-6015.
Park district to host Bark Fest at dog park The Cary Park District will host Bark Fest from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the dog park in Hoffman Park, located at the parking lot access point at the end of West Main Street. Dog park pass holders and those without passes are welcome to attend the free event. There will be a mini pet expo featuring pet-related businesses, rescue groups and local shelters. Donations of dog food and blankets will be accepted for animals in need. For information, call 847639-6100 or visit www. carypark.com.
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• Reginald Fitzgerald, 49, 3961 Georgetown Circle, Algonquin, was charged Tuesday, April 15, with domestic battery. • A 14-year-old Algonquin girl was charged Thursday, April 17, with theft. • Robert C. McKenna, 59, 1751 Lehman Ave., Algonquin, was charged Saturday, April 19, with criminal damage to property. • Carolyn M. Handrock, 42, 32447 N. Allegheny Way, Lakemoor, was charged Monday, April 21, with retail theft. • Andrew H. Hayes, 32, 527 W. 14th Place, Chicago, was charged Monday, April 21, with felony retail theft. • Kennedy H. Reed, 19, 1400 Surrey Lane, Algonquin, was charged Monday, April 21, with retail theft. • Jillian G. Jacob, 18, 1080 Dovercliff Way, Crystal Lake, was charged Tuesday, April 22, with retail theft. • Moises Solache, 21, 3827 Kentucky Drive, Rockford, was charged Wednesday, April 23, with driving under the influence and failure to
Continued from page B1 the man it believes is responsible for at least four bank robberies since February, spanning three states. The robber, dubbed the Wandering Bandit, most recently made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from the Heartland Bank in Huntley, where he displayed a note
give notice of an accident. Harvard • Jacob W. Steinbach, 25, 14411 Kishwaukee Valley Road, Woodstock, was charged Tuesday, April 8, with possession of a stolen vehicle and driving on a revoked license. • A 17-year-old Harvard girl was charged Monday, April 14, with consumption of alcohol. • Roger C. Diaz, 53, 102 Church St., Unit 1C, was charged Sunday, April 13, with driving under the influence and driving with a revoked license. • David Clauss, 51, 307 University St., Harvard, was charged Monday, April 21, with public intoxication. Woodstock • Bruce Heald Bowen, 31, 7107 Wainwright Drive, Wonder Lake, was charged Thursday, March 27, with two counts of retail theft. • David R. Zoellick, 55, 274 Terry Court, Woodstock, was charged Wednesday, April 2, with battery. • Jaquelyn P. Penza, 26, 1611
to a teller but no weapon. The FBI believes the same man robbed a bank in Peotone in February and later made robberies in Roselawn, Ind., and Diamondhead, Miss., in April. He has been known to display notes or make verbal demands for money but has not displayed a weapon, the FBI said. He has been described as being white or Hispanic with olive skin tone, between his
Woodside Court, Woodstock, was charged Thursday, April 3, with driving under the influence and improper lane use. • Shawn M. Sweet, 43, 680 Partridge Parkway, Genoa City, Wis., was charged Thursday, April 3, with driving under the influence and failure to reduce speed. • Gabriella M. Davis, 20, 5312 McCue Road, Union, was charged Friday, April 4, with possession of marijuana, possession of drug equipment and illegal use of an electronic communication device. • Santiago Salinas-Servin, 30, 5402 Edgewood, Road, Crystal Lake, was charged Sunday, April 6, with driving under the influence, driving with blood alcohol content more than 0.08, driving with a suspended license, illegal transportation of alcohol and improper lane use. • Arturo Quintero, 18, 130 Terry Court, Woodstock, was charged Thursday, April 10, with hit and run, driving without insurance and failure to yield at an intersection. • Joel Keith Porter, 41, 126 1/2 N. Benton St., Woodstock, was charged Friday, April 11, with two
20s and early 30s, standing approximately 6 feet tall and weighing 190 pounds. He also has been seen wearing a variety of hats, including a straw cowboy hat, and driving a gray or silver Honda Accord, according to the FBI. Anyone who has recognized the Wandering Bandit or has information about the robberies should call the FBI’s Chicago office at 312-421-6700 or contact their local police.
counts of aggravated assault. • Anthony Charles Riek Jr., 40, 336 Lake Ave., Woodstock, was charged Friday, April 11, with aggravated domestic battery and two counts of domestic battery. • Kenneth S. Nepras, 22, 715 Clay St., Unit 2, Woodstock, was charged Saturday, April 12, with disorderly conduct, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon. • Anthony Thomas Lemke, 18, 715 Clay St., Woodstock, was charged Saturday, April 12, with disorderly conduct, possession of drug equipment and consumption of alcohol by a minor. • Andrea Marie Berthoud, 38, 139 E. Todd St., Woodstock, was charged Friday, April 18, with driving under the influence and driving below minimum speed limit. • Brian L. Boyland, 35, 930 Lake Ave., Woodstock, was charged Sunday, April 20, with battery. • Zachary W. Devore, 20, 280 Sparrow Drive, Woodstock, was charged Friday, April 18, with driving under the influence.
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McHENRY COUNTY: ONLINE AUCTION NOW OPEN
LAKEWOOD: HOWELL SERVED 11 YEARS
More Camp Algonquin items to be sold off
Lakewood names new police chief By JEFF ENGELHARDT
By EMILY K. COLEMAN email@example.com WOODSTOCK – Bee hives, barbecue grills and canoes are being auctioned off as the McHenry County Conservation District continues to clear out the former Camp Algonquin site. An online auction is now open for bidding at bit.ly/1fpMYXJ and will close at 9:30 a.m. May 12 The auction also includes some surplus items belonging to the conservation district, including a 1993 Chevy 1500 W/T Cheyenne and a
1953 Ford Jubilee model tractor. Many of the items – cabinets, fishing poles, golf carts and parks, goalposts and yard tools – are from the 22 buildings set for demolition at the century-old campsite. The conservation dis trict’s board of trustees sent a proposed master plan for the 279-acre Fox Bluff Conservation Area, which includes the campsite, back to staff in September. The plan called for the demolition of all the camp’s buildings except the recreation hall.
Board members asked staff to take a second look at an additional three buildings: a century-old dairy barn, a small counselors cabin built in the 1950s and one of the dormitories built by the Tribune Company, one of the camp’s main benefactors. An Illinois preservation group added Camp Algonquin to its list of most endangered historical places in the state earlier this year. In the meantime, the board gave staff the OK to stop maintaining and heating the other buildings. Pickup and removal of all
auction items is set for 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 16 and May 17. Buyers are responsible for all the labor, tools and equipment needed to remove the items. The auction is being handled by Obenauf Auction Service, a company the district has a standing contract with. This is the 11th auction the district has held, according to district spokeswoman Wendy Kummerer. The district auctions surplus items to recoup some money.
LAKEWOOD – An Elgin Police Department veteran will replace retiring Lakewood Police Chief Larry Howell starting June 30. Leigh Rawson, a 20-year veteran and lieutenant of the Elgin Police Department, has been selected to replace Howell, who announced his intent to retire in March. Rawson worked his way up to lieutenant after serving in patrol, traffic investigations, major investigations and tactical response units, according to a Lakewood news release. Rawson also has a law degree from John Marshall. “We are honored to have had the opportunity to select a chief of his caliber,” Lakewood President Erin Smith said in a written statement. “I am confident that he will be an excellent fit for our community.” The Village Board is scheduled to swear in Rawson at the June 24 meeting.
WOODSTOCK: $3,000 AND $1,000 SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED
Centegra offers scholarships for health care students WOODSTOCK – The Centegra Hospital – Woodstock Auxiliary offers financial assistance to students who have been accepted in a health care track. The $3,000 Audrey Ballard Nursing Scholarship is awarded to applicants who have been accepted into a nursing program. Nine additional $1,000 scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in health care courses. “We are delighted to offer this opportunity to the future health care providers of our community,” Auxil-
McHENRY COUNTY: YEARLONG ASSESSMENT
McHenry County health study results to be announced NORTHWEST HERALD WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Healthy Community Study partners invite businesses and the public to hear the results of their yearlong health needs assessment to be presented from 9 to 11:30 a.m. May 21 at McHenry County College, 8900 Route 14 in Crystal Lake. The study was facilitated by Health Systems Research at the University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Rockford. Following up on their previous studies conducted in 2006 and 2010, the partners funded this next round of research to continue monitoring health needs and track improvements. Assessment tools included interviews with business leaders, an online community survey and an analysis of newer research to identify emerging trends and compare social, demographic and economic information. The partnership includes Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, Advocate Sherman Hospital, Centegra Health System, Family Alliance Inc., McHenry County College, McHenry County Community Foundation, McHenry County Department of Health, McHenry County Mental Health Board, Pioneer Center for Human Services, Senior Services Associates Inc., United Way of Greater McHenry County and Woodstock CUSD 200. For information about the McHenry County Healthy Community Study, call Debra Quackenbush, McHenry County Department of Health, at 815-334-4456.
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“We are delighted to offer this opportunity to the future health care providers of our community. We know every penny helps when financing an education and want to encourage those interested in the health care field to pursue their goals.” Sally Welter Auxiliary president
iary President Sally Welter said. “We know every penny helps when financing an education and want to encourage those interested in the health care field to pursue their goals.”
Interested applicants can download the application at centegra.org/wp-content/ uploads/2013/06/Auxillary_ Woodstock.pdf. The deadline to submit an application is May 30.
Mail completed applications can be mailed to Centegra Hospital – Woodstock, Route 14, Woodstock, IL 60098, ATTN: Scholarship Committee Chair, Mary Lou Meyer. The Centegra Hospital – Woodstock Auxiliary, established in 1946, is comprised of volunteers who organize fundraising activities, manage resale and gift shops and provide creative support for Centegra programs. Anyone interested in joining the Centegra Hospital – Woodstock Auxiliary should visit www.centegra. org for information or call 815-334-3119.
Howell leaves the position after serving 11 years in the role. Howell spent his entire 39-year career in the Lakewood area, starting in 1974 with the Crystal Lake Police Department before moving on to Lake in the Hills where he spent 24 years. “It is just the right time for me to leave,” Howell said in March. “We’ve been very stable and able to keep the same group of guys together. That helps [the next chief] knowing individuals have been there a while.”
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Born: Oct. 23, 1922; Wisconsin Dells, WI Died: April 29, 2014; in Woodstock Phyllis Lorraine Angsten (nee Stomner), age 91, born October 23, 1922, died April 29, 2014, in Woodstock at Journeycare Hospice. She was born to Orville and Cora (Bartness) Stomner in Wisconsin Dells, WI. On November 29, 1947, she married Philip J. Angsten in Chicago, Il. They moved to Crystal Lake in 1949 and began to raise their 4 children. Phyllis was a loving wife & mother, possessing a smile and sense of humor that could fill a room, and was cherished by friends and family alike. An avid Chicago White Sox fan, she enjoyed watching games with her family. She also loved to dance, and managed to get in a few spins at her granddaughter's wedding recently. Before retirement, she worked at Home State Bank in Crystal Lake, but her family was the career that she valued most. She was especially proud of her grandchildren, Christine & Andrew, whom she loved dearly. Phyllis is survived by her children, Nancy Angsten of Madison, WI, Dan (Pat) of Crystal Lake, Rick of Crystal Lake; her grandchildren, Christine (Ben) Volling, and Andrew Angsten, all of Crystal Lake. She is also survived by numerous nieces & nephews; sisters, Dorothy of Stamford, Ct., and Beverly Shandor of Rolling Meadows. She is also survived by special friends, Merle & John Buhrow of Crystal Lake, & Dick Lee of Naples, Fl. Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Philip; and son, Greg; along with several brothers & sisters. The family would like to acknowledge devoted son Rick's wonderful care and companionship to his mother these past several years. Visitation will be held at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E Terra Cotta Ave (Rt 176), Crystal Lake, IL 60014, Saturday, May 3rd, from 11:00-1:00, with memorial service to follow. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Journeycare Hospice, 405 Lake Zurich Rd., Barrington, Il. 60010. To leave the family online condolences please visit www.davenportfamily.com or call the funeral home for information at 815-459-3411.
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funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for his family.
ROBERT CARL IFTNER Robert Carl Iftner ("Pops") passed away on Tuesday, April 29, in Naples, Florida, at the age of 91. Funeral services are pending. Call Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home for more info at 815-943-5400.
JULIE RAE KIEL MAX DETLOFF Born: 1958; in Ste St. Marie, MI Died: April 29, 2014 Cary resident Max Detloff, a force larger than life, died April 29, 2014, at age 55. Max Detloff was a licensed plumber and owner of Double D Plumbing in Cary, Illinois. He was born in Ste St. Marie, Michigan in 1958. A Green Bay Packer fan, he immensely enjoyed spending time with his family including wife, Katie (Odegaard) Detloff; sons, Michael (Melanie), Tim and Kyle; as well as many extended family members and loved ones. He is preceded in death by his father, Jerome Detloff, Sr. Survived by his mother, Clara Detloff; and two brothers, Jerome Detloff, Jr. (Eva) and Peter Detloff. Truly admirable and hard working, Max had a wicked sense of humor, vast wisdom and a zest for life. In keeping with his wishes, there will be a private memorial for the immediate family. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to the American Heart Association, www.heart.org. Online condolences visit www.querhammerandflagg.com
ERNEST J. GEREN Born: Oct. 5, 1956; in Chicago Died: April 28, 2014; in McHenry
Ernest J. "Ernie" Geren, age 57, of McHenry, died Monday, April 28, 2014, surrounded by his loving family, at his home after a two year battle with cancer. Fighting all the way he hadn't given up, but instead had an acceptance of his failing body. He was born October 5, 1956, in Chicago, to Harold J. and Joanne B. (Hauer) Geren. He married Carrie A. Duvall on July 26, 1975 in Middlesex, New Jersey. He grew up in Crystal Lake and had lived in McHenry for the last 34 years. He was employed as a master machinist by Aptar in Cary for nearly 30 years. During that time, he also operated his own business, TNT (Top Notch Tool), for over 20 years. Ernie loved the outdoors. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and hiking, KENNETH LEON as well as shooting and archery. He CHAPPEL was an adventurer which often lead him to take the back roads in his Born: Oct. 2, 1930; in Lorado, AR many travels. A quick-witted Died: April 24, 2014; in McHenry person, he was a problem solver. When he saw things that interested Kenneth Leon Chappel, age 83, him, he loved using his ingenuity passed away Thursday, April 24, and love for tinkering to devise a 2014, at Centegra Hospital in means to build it himself. McHenry. He was born October 2, Survivors include his wife of 39 1930, in Lorado, Ark. to William years, Carrie; two children, Mike Marion and Clara Thelma (Adams) (Nancy) Geren of Gilberts, and Chappel. On October 19, 1949, he Tabitha (Ron) Blodgett of Loves married Jean Carol Magnussen. Park; four grandchildren, Emilia, Survivors include his wife, Jean; Alex, Devin, and Elissa; his mother his children, Gale (Jan), Karen (Jerry) Miller, Linda (Jim) Venetucci, and father, Harold and Joanne Geren of Crystal Lake; and three brothers, David (Kim), Charles, Steven, Gene, Ken, and Robert. Patricia (Richard) Rees, Edward He was preceded in death by his (Emma), Cynthia (Lou) Falorio and brother, Ricky, in 1983. Kathryn (Adaias) do Ouro; also Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. survived by fourteen grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; and a to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Justen Funeral Home & sister, Sue (Herb) Smith. Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. The memorial visitation will be Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 11:00 The funeral service will be at 5:00 AM until the 1:00 PM service at p.m. on Sunday, May 4, in the Colonial Funeral Home and funeral home. Crematory, 591 Ridgeview Dr. His family suggests memorials to McHenry. Interment private. either the American Cancer Society If desired, memorials may be or to JourneyCare Foundation. made to the family. For information, please call the 815-385-0063.
Julie Rae (nee Bundgard) Kiel, age 55, of Huntley, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Elgin. A full obit will run in the Friday and Saturday Editions. The James A. O'Connor Funeral Home is assisting the family. For info call (847)669-5111 or visit www.jamesaoconnorfuneralhome .com
DIANNE L. MADSEN Born: Sept. 20, 1950; in Elgin Died: April 27, 2014; in Elgin Dianne L. Madsen, age 63, of Lake in the Hills, passed away Sunday April 27, 2014 in Elgin. Dianne was born September 20, 1950 in Elgin to George and Lillian (Brennecka) Schuring. She is survived by her husband, Danny; her children, William (Melissa) Glover of Belvidere, Rebecca (Robert) Barsevich of Carpentersville; step-children, Diane (Bruce) Mirabella of Island Lake, Danny Madsen of Effie, MN; her sister in-law, Carolyn Schuring of Harvard; her brother in-law, Donald Krueger of Algonquin; 14 grandchildren, Jacob, Jenna, Callie, Briana, Christopher, Dakota, Grace, Rachel, Ian, Zachary, Amber, Liam, Dylan, and Delaney; her three brothers, LaVerne E. Schuring of McHenry, Roger D. (Linda) Schuring of East Dundee, David G. (Judy) Schuring of Clinton, WI; and several nieces, nephews and many dear friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; infant brother, Harold Schuring; her brother, Kenneth L. Schuring; two beloved sisters, Vicki M. Krueger and Traci L. Schuring. A memorial visitation will take place on Saturday, May 3, from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM at the Wait Ross Allanson Funeral and Cremation Services Chapel, Algonquin. For more information www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices .com or (847) 658-4232.
• 9 a.m. to noon May 2 – Home State Bank, 611 S. Main St., Crystal Lake. Appointments and information: Sandy Goerlitz, 815-788-3488 or www.heartlandbc.org. • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 3 – GloBowl, 101 Franks Road, Marengo. All donors will receive a free game of bowling. Walk-ins welcome. Appointments and information: Camille, 815-758-7268 or www.
heartlandbc.org. Blood service organizations • American Red Cross of Greater Chicago – 800-448-3543 for general blood services; 312-7296100 general questions. • Heartland Blood Centers – 800-786-4483; 630-264-7834 or www.heartlandbc.org. Locations: 6296 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake, 815-356-0608; 1140 N. McLean Blvd., Elgin, 847-741-8282; 649 W. State St., Geneva, 630208-8105; 1200 N. Highland Ave., Aurora, 630-892-7055.
Phyllis Lorraine Angsten: The visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E. Terra Cotta Ave. (Route 176), Crystal Lake. The memorial service will follow. Patricia J. Arnesen: A celebration of life service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 3, with the visitation at 9:30 a.m. at Lutheran Church of the Atonement, 909 E. Main St., Barrington. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Barrington. Pamela Michaeline Cavka: The visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E. Terra Cotta Ave. (Route 176), Crystal Lake. Prayers will be said at 9:15 a.m. Monday, May 5, at the funeral home, proceeding to a celebration at 10 a.m. Monday, May 5, at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 410 N. First St., Cary. For information, call the funeral home at 815-459-3411. Kenneth Leon Chappel: The memorial visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. service Saturday, May 3, at Colonial Funeral Home and Crematory, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. For information, call 815-3850063. Kevin Thomas Coughlin: The visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, May 2, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, McHenry. Interment will be in St. Patrick Countryside Cemetery in McHenry. For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. Sally (Zilka) Daul: A celebration of life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at DeFiore-Jorgensen Funeral Home, 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley. The visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. For information, call the funeral home at 847-515-8772. Corrine McDaniel Dill: The funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 1, at Anderson
McDaniel Funeral Home in Middleport, Ohio. Burial will follow in Gravel Hill Cemetery in Cheshire, Ohio. Ernest J. Green: The visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry. The funeral service will be at 5 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at the funeral home. For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. Bud Steven Henning: A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 2, at Union Cemetery, St. Charles. Donald C. Howard: The visitation will be from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Thursday, May 1, at Colonial Funeral Home and Crematory, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, with prayers being said before proceeding to St. Patrick Church for an 11 a.m. Mass celebration. Interment will be in St. Patrick Churchyard Cemetery. For information, call 815-385-0063. John Kircher: The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at Memory Gardens Chapel on Euclid Avenue in Mount Prospect. Joseph J. Kosirowski: The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, 1211 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock. The funeral Mass celebration will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 2, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 15012 St. Patrick Road. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery. For information, call the funeral home at 815-338-1710. Dianne L. Madsen: A memorial visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Wait-Ross-Allanson Funeral and Cremation Services Chapel, Algonquin. For information, call 847-658-4232. James John Pelzer: The memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at the home and property of Ann Esarco, 3708 Paulsen Road, Harvard. Monica A. Salemi: The memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Salemi home. Please call the family for
information. Doris L. Taylor: The visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral Mass celebration Thursday, May 1, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 312 Lincoln Ave., Woodstock. Interment will follow in Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Woodstock. For information, call Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home at 815-338-1710. John R. Van Duyn: The memorial service will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 404 N. Green St., McHenry. Friends may visit with the family at the church from 10 a.m. until the service. A celebration of John’s life will follow in the church fellowship room. For information, call Justen Funeral Home & Crematory at 815-3852400. Virjeanne May Varys: The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 2, at Kahle-Moore Funeral Home, 403 Silver Lake Road, Cary. The visitation will continue from 9:30 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. memorial service Saturday, May 3, at Cary United Methodist Church, 500 First St., Cary. Mary J. Wanhala: The visitation will continue from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Thursday, May 1, at Mission United Lutheran Church, Pelkie, Mich. Interment will be in Elo Cemetery. Gerald Warnke: The memorial service will be Saturday, May 3, at Shepherd of the Prairie Church, 10805 Main St., Huntley. The visitation will be at 10 a.m. The service will be at 11 a.m. Harriet Wilson: The visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 14, at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in McHenry. The service will immediately follow. Herbert O. Wohlers: The visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday, May 3, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 6821 Main St., Union, with military honors to follow. For information, call at 847-669-5111.
HARRY TABERNACKI Harry Tabernacki, age 95, of Woodstock, died on April 28, 2014 in Woodstock. Arrangements were handled by Colonial Funeral Home & Crematory 591 Ridgeview Dr. McHenry IL. 815-385-0063
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Born: Jan. 24, 1922 Died: April 27, 2014; in Huntley Herbert O. Wohlers, age 92, of Huntley, formerly Sun City, AZ and Chicago, passed away in his home on Sunday, April 27, 2014. He was born on January 24, 1922, the son of Otto and Frieda (Herzog) Wohlers. Herbert served in Army in WWII in the Pacific Theater and received a Purple Heart. He is survived by several generations of loving cousins and many beloved friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and Brother, Robert. Visitation will be on Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 9:00 am until the 11:00 am Funeral Service at St. John's Lutheran Church, 6821 Main Street, Union, with Military Honors to follow. Memorials in his name may be directed to the Church. The James A. O'Connor Funeral Home is assisting the family, for info call 847-669-5111 or visit www.jamesaoconnorfuneralhome .com
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• LifeSource Blood Center – Crystal Lake Community Donor Center, 5577 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake, 815-356-5173. Hours: noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday and Friday; 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Information: 877-543-3768 or www.lifesource. org. • Rock River Valley Blood Center – 419 N. Sixth St., Rockford, 877-778-2299; 815-965-8751 or www.rrvbc.org. Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fridays; 7 to 11 a.m. second Saturdays.
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The best time to book the cheapest flights Travel website says to buy airfare 54 days out The ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK – Booking a flight is often confusing, annoying and frustrating. Prices fluctuate so frequently that most vacationers can’t tell if they are getting a good deal. We check multiple websites, often several times a day. Then, a few days after we finally do book that nonrefundable ticket, there’s a sale, confirming that we overpaid. So when is the best time to book a flight? One travel site dug through the data and has an answer for us: 54 days in advance. Well, except there are plenty of caveats. Back to that number in a minute, but first a little bit about how the process works. Airlines use sophisticated computer programs to analyze booking trends and constantly change prices to get the most money out of each flight. That’s why two passengers in the same row might have paid vastly different fares, depending on when they booked. Complicating matters is a bevy of fees added to help the airlines offset higher jet fuel prices. That’s why booking at the right time is so much more important today. The average cost of a roundtrip
domestic ticket – including baggage and reservation change fees – grew to $378.62 from $351.48 in the past five years, when adjusted for inflation. That brings us to 54 days. For a study published in February, booking site CheapAir.com looked at millions of trip combinations, searching as far as 320 days in advance to one day before departure and every possible day between. That’s 1.3 billion airfares. The result: 54 days in advance was the best time, on average, to buy domestic tickets. This is not a hard-and-fast rule, however. Airfares to popular vacation destinations tend to go up sooner. So flights to Phoenix, San Diego, Orange County, Calif., as well as Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Pensacola, and Orlando in Florida actually were cheapest 75 days in advance, according to CheapAir’s study. For Las Vegas, it was 81 days, and for airports in Hawaii it was 87 days. Confused yet? That’s why CheapAir tried to simplify things and come up with a more-general rule: The prime booking window is 29 to 104 days before departure. That fits with a report from the Airlines Reporting Corp, which processes ticket transactions for airlines
and more than 9,400 travel agencies, including websites such as Expedia and Orbitz. That 2012 study found that the optimal time to book is about six weeks in advance. Fliers booking then paid about 5.8 percent less than the average domestic fare. Now, here’s some bad news: The formula is completely different for those peak travel periods when everybody wants to fly. So, if you still haven’t booked your flights to Europe for this summer, forget about it. The best time to buy those, according to CheapAir, was a whopping 319 days in advance. But at least you can start thinking now about Thanksgiving and Christmas travel. The cheapest day to book those flights last year was June 4 – roughly five and six months before the respective holidays. Here are some other tips to saving: • Look for connecting flights. Flying nonstop is ideal, but that convenience isn’t free. Adding one stop could save $100 round-trip. Just leave plenty of time to connect. • Be flexible with your dates. Use a flexible date search to find the cheapest days in a month to fly.
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Crystal Lake Goodwill launches ‘Work’ program CRYSTAL LAKE – Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois kicked off its “Let’s Go to Work!” program at the new store in Crystal Lake, 1016 Central Park Drive. The program provides employment in a supportive work environment with job coaching, training and case management for program participants. Participants in the program sort and hang clothing, and straighten and remove older clothing from the sales floor. This program is a collaboration with School District 155 and the STRIVE Program in Crystal Lake. Eight students from the school district work in the program throughout the week. This is the sixth location for the “Let’s Go to Work!” program for Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois.
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Booking site CheapAir.com looked at millions of trip combinations, searching as far as 320 days in advance to one day before departure and every possible day between, and found that 54 days in advance was the best time, on average, to buy domestic airfare.
McHENRY – Centegra Hospital-McHenry has received the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award. The Outstanding Achievement Award is designed to recognize cancer programs that strive for excellence in providing quality care to people with cancer. “We are so proud that Centegra Hospital-McHenry has again been named among the finest providers when it comes to cancer care,” said Rachel Sebastian, vice president and site administrator at Centegra Hospital-McHenry. “Just five Illinois organizations received this award. It reflects the commitment of our associates and physicians to provide exceptional cancer care to the people of greater McHenry County.” A facility receives the Outstanding Achievement Award after an on-site evaluation by a physician surveyor. Centegra Hospital-McHenry demonstrated compliance with standards that represent the full scope of the cancer program. The standards address cancer committee leadership, cancer data management, research, community outreach and quality improvement. Established in 1922 by the American College of Surgeons, the Commission on Cancer is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients through standard setting, prevention, research, education and the monitoring of comprehensive quality care.
Wal-Mart brings one-stop shopping to car insurance By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO The Associated Press NEW YORK – Wal-Mart is bringing one-stop shopping to another area: auto insurance. The world’s largest retailer has teamed up with AutoInsurance.com to let shoppers quickly find and buy insurance policies online in real time to cut costs. The service is available immediately in eight states – Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas. It will be available nationwide in the next few months. Shoppers can log onto AutoInsurance.com or access the site through Wal-Mart’s website at www.Walmart.com/autoinsurance. AutoInsurance.com, a division of Fort Lee, N.J.-based Tranzutary Insurance Solutions LLC, a licensed property and casualty insurance agency, was created after Wal-Mart realized there was an opportunity for a quicker service where shoppers can buy and save on car insurance that provides the final price – with no bait-and-switch tactics. Wal-Mart said car insurance is among the biggest monthly expenses for customers, and for some, it can outpace health-care costs. In a briefing with the media, Daniel Eckert, senior vice president of services for Wal-Mart U.S., said the Bentonville, Ark.-based discount-
Wal-Mart is bringing one-stop shopping to auto insurance. The world’s largest retailer has teamed up with AutoInsurance.com to let shoppers quickly find and buy insurance policies online in real time to cut down costs. er will be AutoInsurance.com’s exclusive retail partner and receive promotion payments in its role as marketer. AutoInsurance will earn a commission every time a policy is sold. “Our customers too often have to settle for auto insurance policies that aren’t the best fit and cost more than they want to spend,” Eckert
said. The strategy marks Wal-Mart’s latest flirtation with insurance marketing and also highlights how the retailer is trying to use its size to expand beyond food and other staples into a onestop shopping destination as it seeks to bring in more shoppers to its site and its stores. Wal-Mart plans to promote the insurance shopping service in its stores. Last month, Wal-Mart introduced a new money transfer service that it said will cut fees for its low-income customers by up to 50 percent compared with similar services elsewhere. That service is being rolled out in partnership with Ria Money Transfer, a subsidiary of Euronet Worldwide Inc. Joshua Kazam, founder of AutoInsurance. com and the founder and chairman of Tranzutary, noted that 90 percent of people compare prices online for products and services such as airline tickets, but its survey shows that only one in five comparison-shop for auto insurance because it’s a complicated process. Wal-Mart has had a relationship with Kazam, an entrepreneur, and his partners that dates back several years. For example, in 2009 Kazam and his team partnered with Wal-Mart to bring
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8IN BRIEF Exelon buying Pepco Holdings for $6.83 billion CHICAGO – Energy provider Exelon is buying Pepco Holdings Inc. for $6.83 billion to create a large electric and gas utility in the Mid-Atlantic region. The deal will combine Exelon Corp.’s electric and gas utilities BGE, ComEd and PECO with Pepco’s Atlantic City Electric, Delmarva Power and its namesake utility. The combined utility businesses will serve approximately 10 million customers and have a rate base of approximately $26 billion. Under terms of the deal, Exelon will pay $27.25 per Pepco share, an 18 percent premium to the company’s $23.10 closing price Tuesday. Chicago’s Exelon will put $100 million into a customer investment fund to be used across the Pepco utilities’ service territories as each state public service commission feels is appropriate for customer benefits, such as rate credits, assistance for lowincome customers and energyefficiency measures.
U.S. economy slowed to 0.1 percent growth rate WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy slowed sharply in the first three months of the year as a harsh winter exacted a toll on business activity. The slowdown, while worse than expected, is likely to be temporary as growth rebounds with warmer weather. Growth slowed to a barely discernible 0.1 percent annual rate in the January-March quarter, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. That was the weakest pace since the end of 2012 and was down from a 2.6 percent rate in the previous quarter. Many economists said the government’s first estimate of growth in the January-March quarter was skewed by weak figures early in the quarter. They noted that several sectors – from retail sales to manufacturing output – rebounded in March. That strength should provide momentum for the rest of the year.
Federal Reserve cuts monthly bond purchases WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve struck an encouraging note Wednesday: It will further cut its bond purchases because the U.S. job market needs less help. It also said the economy had strengthened after all but stalling during a harsh winter. The Fed also reaffirmed its plan to keep short-term interest rates low to support the economy “for a considerable time” after its bond purchases end, likely late this year. But it again offered no specific timetable for any rate increase. Most economists expect no rate increase before mid-2015 at the earliest. The Fed’s guidance on shortterm rates conforms to goals that Chair Janet Yellen noted in a speech this month. She said the Fed’s rate policies must be flexible enough to meet unexpected economic challenges.
Gov’t report says U.S. lost $11.2B on GM bailout NEW YORK – A new report says taxpayers lost $11.2 billion on the government’s bailout of General Motors. The estimate comes from a quarterly report to Congress by a government watchdog that oversees the bailout, and is up from a previous estimate of $10.5 billion. The Detroit automaker needed the $49.5 billion bailout to survive its bankruptcy restructuring in 2009. The company went public again in November 2010, and the government sold its last shares of GM in December. The report said the Treasury Department wrote off an $826 million administrative claim against General Motors Co. in March.
– From wire reports
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Helping you see big picture in planning Do you picture yourself owning a new home, starting a business, or retiring comfortably? These are a few of the financial goals that may be important to you, and each comes with a price tag attached. That’s where financial planning comes in. Financial planning is a process that can help you reach your goals by evaluating your whole financial picture, then outlining strategies that are tailored to your individual needs and available resources. Why is financial planning important? A comprehensive financial plan serves as a framework for organizing the pieces of your financial picture. With a financial plan in place, you’ll be better able to focus on your goals and understand what it will take to reach them. One of the main benefits of having a financial plan is that it can help you balance competing financial priorities. A financial plan clearly will
FINANCE Paula Dorion-Gray show you how your financial goals are related – for example, how saving for your children’s college education might impact your ability to save for retirement. Then you can use the information you’ve gleaned to decide how to prioritize your goals, implement specific strategies, and choose suitable products or services. Best of all, you’ll have the peace of mind that comes from knowing that your financial life is on track.
The financial planning process Creating and implementing a comprehensive financial plan generally involves working with financial professionals to: • Develop a clear picture of your
Search many sites for best price • AIRFARES Continued from page B5 • Consider the 24-hour rule. U.S. airlines are required to let you cancel most tickets booked directly though their websites. (There are exceptions for those within a week of travel.) After you book, check the next morning and see whether the price fell. If so, call to cancel and rebook. • After 24 hours, still watch for price declines. Any savings is typically wiped out by fees to change your reservation, ranging from $75 to $200. However, Southwest Airlines doesn’t impose change fees, and Alaska Airlines waives them up to 60 days before a trip. If fares on those carriers drop, you can get a credit for the difference. • Book intra-Europe flights through overseas websites. The flights are often cheaper on the airline’s home country website. Google’s
Chrome browser will translate it for you. If that doesn’t work, try the country specific site of Expedia. • Pick two different airlines. Most airlines now sell one-way flights at reasonable prices. One airline might be cheaper for the outbound flight and another for the return. • Search multiple sites. The cheapest flight doesn’t always show up on every website. Expedia, Orbitz and Travelocity are the biggest online ticket-sellers. Sometimes better deals can be found on Kayak, Hipmunk, AirfareWatchdog, Yapta, FareCompare, CheapOair, Mobissimo and Fly. com. Some airlines, such as Southwest, aren’t included on many sites. Look at airport websites to make sure you aren’t missing a carrier. • Fly, then drive. Some airlines have a virtual monopoly at certain airports, allowing them to charge more. Most search sites can check fares at airports 50, 75 or even 100 miles from your destination.
current financial situation by reviewing your income, assets, and liabilities as well as evaluating your insurance coverage, investment portfolio, tax exposure and estate plan. • Establish and prioritize financial goals and time frames for achieving these goals. • Implement strategies that address your current financial weaknesses and build on your financial strengths. • Choose specific products and services that are tailored to meet your financial objectives • Monitor your plan, making adjustments as your goals, time frames or circumstances change.
Some members of the team The financial planning process can involve a number of professionals, including financial planners, accountants or tax attorneys, estate planning attorneys, insurance professionals and investment professionals. The most important member of the
team, however, is you. Your needs and objectives drive the team, and once you have carefully considered any recommendations, all decisions lie in your hands.
Final thoughts Don’t wait until you’re in the midst of a financial crisis before beginning the planning process. Each plan should be tailored to the needs of the individual. A financial professional is trained to help couples find common ground when they disagree. Financial planning professionals make recommendations, not decisions. Send financial questions you wish to have answered in this column to Dorion-Gray Retirement Planning Inc. Fax them to 815-455-4989, or email email@example.com. • Paula Dorion-Gray, CFP, is president of Dorion-Gray Retirement Planning Inc., 2602 Route 176, Crystal Lake.
Retailer sells insurance online • INSURANCE Continued from page B5 PetArmor, a generic version of a popular flea and tick preventive treatment, to Wal-Mart customers. Kazam founded Velcera, which created the PetArmor brand and was acquired last year by Perrigo. But recently, Wal-Mart has been working with Kazam in improving the experience related to insurance products. In 2012, Wal-Mart tested a program with Tranzutary to sell prepaid MetLife insurance policies in 217 stores in Georgia and South Carolina. Then last April, it launched a test program in Pennsylvania where customers who purchased policies from AutoInsurance.com reported annual savings on their insurance of $1,168, on average. At the same time, it displayed kiosks in Illinois where shoppers could pick up a saving card
that offered a discount on a new auto insurance policy sold through Esurance. Wal-Mart decided that focusing on a price comparison service was the way to go. It works this way: Customers log onto the site and provide their name, address, date of birth and contact information. They also can have the site retrieve their current auto insurance policy, allowing AutoInsurance. com to automatically fill in the necessary coverage information for an apples-to-apples comparison. The free service offers customers multiple quotes from some of the leading national insurance carriers such as Esurance, Safeco and Progressive within minutes. Customers can choose to either purchase the policy online immediately, speak with a licensed agent at 800-700-7500 or save the information and purchase later.
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Hawks enjoy calm, wait for next phase of storm CHICAGO – All right, fine, so it didn’t compare with playing in a Game 7. When the Blackhawks returned to practice Wednesday at Johnny’s IceHouse West, no sellout crowd went bonkers. No dance-beat pop songs blared from the speakers. No foghorn reverberated through the building. Instead, the only shriek came from coach Joel Quenneville’s whistle. “I thought it was OK,” said Quenneville, who gave his players a rare two-day break after they knocked out the St. Louis Blues. “I would expect even better tomorrow.” Spoken like a two-time Stanley
nine strikeouts were swinging. “I felt really good, my drop pitch was working really well today, and I Watch highlights of Wednesday’s Crystal used that to my advantage,” Mahaffy Lake Central vs. Crystal Lake South softball said. game at McHenryCountySports.com. “My first two outings I was like, ‘What’s a ball?’ but now it just feels awesome to be back at the plate and showed exactly how important she is in the circle. I’m back to normal and to her team in Wednesday’s outing. it feels like home.” Mahaffy pitched a complete-game The Tigers (10-6) took the lead for shutout, giving up six hits, striking good in the fourth inning after Shanout nine and walking one. Eight of the non Ellman led off with a single. Ell-
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Cup champion. Always wanting more. The mustachioed coach probably will not want his team to hear this, but the Hawks already have a head start on their second-round playoff series. Because while the Hawks rested and prepared, the Colorado Avalanche and Minnesota Wild poured their blood, sweat and tears into a winner-take-all Game 7.
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man advanced to second on a sacrifice by Kelly Iwamoto and with two outs scored on a throwing error by South second baseman Taylor Kassel. The run and an errorless defensive effort were enough for Mahaffy to hang on for the win. “I thought defensively the key to the game was that we supported Mega, and that’s what we’ve been striving to do,” Strombom said.
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Game 7s all around The Blackhawks will face the Minnesota Wild in the Western Conference semifinals after the Wild defeated the Colorado Avalanche, 5-4 in overime, in Game 7 of their first-round series Wednesday. In other Game 7s Wednesday, the Kings defeated the Sharks, 5-1, and the Rangers beat the Flyers, 2-1. PAGE C2
JOHNSBURG – Johnsburg’s baseball team has relied heavily on Collin Ridout and Kevin Kordik through their high school careers and often received favorable results. The two seniors delivered again Tuesday with most of the offense the Skyhawks required to subdue Hampshire, 3-0, in their Fox Valley Conference Fox Division game at Tigers Field. Ridout doubled and scored twice, while Kordik added Johnsburg’s other two hits to keep the
Skyhawks (9-10 overall, 6-5 FVC Fox) close to division-leading Grayslake Central (12-8, 7-4). That was ample run support for Ridout (5-0), who struck out five and allowed four hits over six innings for the victory. “Collin and Kevin have been hitting the ball and seeing the ball real well lately,” Skyhawks coach Sam Lesniak said. “That’s good to see. They’re our horses and they carried us today. You have to maximize your hits when you don’t have many, we did a good job with that.”
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The ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER – Nino Niederreiter scored his second goal of the game at 5:02 in overtime and Ilya Bryzgalov made a big save filling in for an injured Darcy Kuemper, leading the Minnesota Wild to a 5-4 win over the Colorado Avalanche in Game 7 on Wednesday night. It’s the first playoff series win for the Wild since 2003. Minnesota trailed, 4-3, before Jared Spurgeon scored on a nifty play with 2:27 left in regulation. Spurgeon waited for a clear look at the goal, and then shot it over Semyon Varlamov’s shoulder and off the left post. Mikko Koivu and Dany Heatley had the other goals for the Wild, who will face the defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks in the second round. Nick Holden, Jamie McGinn, Paul Stastny and Erik Johnson scored for the Avalanche. The Avalanche took a lead on four different occasions, only to have the Wild respond. Niederreiter won it for Minnesota on a 2-on-1 break when the forward sent a shot over Varlamov’s shoulder in the fourth overtime of the series. Bryzgalov took over in net for Kuemper midway through the third. Bryzgalov started the series but was replaced by Kuemper in Game 2. Patrick Roy’s first season on the bench for the Avalanche ended the same way his Hall of Fame goaltending career did –
with a loss to the Wild in Game 7. Roy surrendered the winning overtime goal in 2003. Kings 5, Sharks 1: At San Jose, Calif., Anze Kopitar scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and Jonathan Quick made 39 saves to cap Los Angeles’ historic comeback from three games down with a victory over San Jose in Game 7 of their firstround series. Drew Doughty, Tyler Toffoli, Dustin Brown and Tanner Pearson also scored for the Kings, who became the fourth NHL team to win a best-of-seven series after losing the first three games. The Kings joined Toronto (1942), the New York Islanders (1975) and Philadelphia (2010) as the only teams to complete that comeback and now will get another California showdown in the second-round with the first Freeway Playoff against the Anaheim Ducks. Rangers 2, Flyers 1: At New York, Daniel Carcillo and Benoit Pouliot scored second-period goals, and New York advanced to the second round with a victory over Philadelphia in Game 7. The Rangers shook off a 5-2 thrashing in Philadelphia on Tuesday and knocked out the Flyers about 24 hours later, improving to 6-0 in Game 7s at Madison Square Garden. New York will face another Metropolitan Division rival, the Pittsburgh Penguins, in the next round starting on Friday.
Minnesota Wild center Mikko Koivu celebrates a goal against the Colorado Avalanche in the first period of Game 7 of a first-round playoff series Wednesday in Denver. The Wild won, 5-4, in overtime.
Time off should help some Blackhawks heal • MUSICK Continued from page C1 For that matter, a half-dozen playoff teams waded into the choppy waters of Game 7 on Wednesday. The Avalanche hosted the Wild, the New York Rangers hosted the Philadelphia Flyers, and the San Jose Sharks welcomed the Los Angeles Kings. It marked the fifth time in NHL history and the first time since 2003 that three or more Game 7s were played on the same day. Meanwhile, the Hawks absorbed zero hits and accumulated zero bruises. After a workmanlike, hour-long practice, players headed home to watch games on TV. “I’ll be watching,” Hawks forward Bryan Bickell said, “on the couch with my two dogs.” Woof. Rather than fret about their next opponent, the Hawks focused on their own personnel during practice. Quenneville led the Hawks through power-play drills, penalty-killing drills, odd-man rushes and a variety of other quick-hit exercises. The Hawks’ top line of Bickell, Jonathan Toews and Marian Hossa tested goaltender Corey Crawford as much as possible. Crawford used his leg pads to stop a low shot by Bickell and he used his glove to swat away a wrist shot by Hossa, but then Toews got the better of him with a perfectly placed wrist shot that nearly popped the Gatorade bottle off of the top of the net. Could fast-paced drills help the Hawks sustain their good
vibes from a first-round win? Or would momentum in the next series belong to the team that won a Game 7? “I don’t think you lose it,” Quenneville said. “I think both teams have it. In a new series, you want to make sure you try to keep it and sustain it. … “For sure, the team that wins [Game 7], they’re going to be sky high and excited about starting the series. But it wasn’t like we’ve been off that long. We know how hard and challenging it was. I think that last series should give us some excitement in our game, as well.” Bickell (and, presumably, his two dogs) agreed with the coach. “There’s definitely momentum,” Bickell said. “And confidence, too, for what we did being down 2-0 and swinging back and playing good hockey every game.” Momentum is nice and confidence is dandy, but the Hawks have two Stanley Cup championships since 2010 because of their players. Now, they’re all fully rested, including recently injured players such as Toews and Patrick Kane. Heck, Crawford looked so relaxed that he might as well have been wearing sandals. “It’s nice to rest,” Crawford said. “The most important thing is the mental break.” In other words, the exact opposite of playing in a stressful Game 7. • Northwest Herald sports columnist Tom Musick can be reached at email@example.com and on Twitter @ tcmusick.
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The Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony passes the ball past the Bulls’ D.J. Augustin on April 13 in New York. The Bulls are expected to pursue Anthony in the offseason.
Only fair to Thibs: Bulls need Anthony The Bulls have followed Tom Thibodeau’s lead for the past four seasons, and they have gone places. Nice places. Distant places. Just not nice and distant enough. It’s time to follow someone else’s lead – Carmelo Anthony’s – and see how far it takes them. The Bulls need offense, which ranks a distant third on Thibodeau’s priority list behind defense, rebounding, hustle, film study, eating, scrapbooking, antiquing, his next tattoo ... OK, make that a distant 30th. He needs to change. He needs to be given the weapons to change. That’s where Bulls chairman Jerry Reinsdorf, vice president John Paxson and general manager Gar Forman come in. Where common sense comes in. Where Anthony, hopefully, comes in. You probably noticed how much more talent the Wizards had than your heroes did in a first-round series that saw the higher-seeded Bulls sink like an anvil in Lake Michigan. That’s not how it’s supposed to work in Thibodeau’s world, a world in which effort, grit and stick-togetherness are the only things necessary to win basketball games. One problem: That’s not the real world. The Bulls’ regular-season success, although good for the city’s self-esteem, doesn’t mean a whole lot. Thibs’ players too often look like deflated balloons by the time the playoffs roll around. That partially would explain his .657 regular-season winning percentage and his .436 postseason winning percentage. But we also have learned the hard way that talent rules in the NBA. If there was any other lesson in the Wizards’ 4-1 dispatching of the Bulls, I missed it. I resisted the idea of Anthony coming to the Bulls, thinking he was a me-first, defensethird-or-fourth kind of player. That opinion hasn’t changed. But the ugly sight of the Bulls trying to score points has opened my eyes. Offense matters. Forgive us, Thibs, our impure thoughts. Put Carmelo and Derrick Rose together and figure out a way to get them all the shots they need. That should be a good problem for Thibodeau to have. It should be fun for him, though I can’t recall his ever being in the vicinity of fun. We laugh about him and offense, the oddest of couples, but I think he’s capable of teaching the part of the game in which his team possesses that orange, spherical thing. Who knows? He might find that he likes it. There are, of course, two huge questions
VIEWS Rick Morrissey surrounding the scenario I just laid out: Can the Bulls get Anthony to turn down the big contract the Knicks likely will be offering? Can Rose stay healthy? If, as expected, Carmelo opts out of his contract and becomes a free agent, the Knicks can give him the most money: $129.1 million over five years. The best other teams could offer him would be $95.8 million over four years. But things got interesting last week when new Knicks president Phil Jackson publicly reminded everyone that Anthony, a seven-time All-Star, previously had said he’d take less money to help the franchise build a contender. “That’s, I think, a precedent that’s been set,” Jackson said. “Because the way things have been structured now financially for teams is that it’s really hard to have one or two top stars or max players. To put together a team with enough talent, you’ve got to have people making sacrifices financially. “So we hope that Carmelo is true to his word, we understand what it’s going to take and we will present that to him at that time.” The Bulls face some of the same salary-cap issues, but clearly something needs to change. The route they have gone with Thibodeau, while noble, isn’t good enough. Heart and hustle are great, but the Bulls need more talent, even if that means unloading Taj Gibson and other players/draft picks to make room for Anthony. A report Wednesday indicated the Bulls hope to trade Carlos Boozer instead of confronting the amnesty issue. Well, of course, they’ll try to trade him. And I’ll try to dunk a basketball. Neither seems remotely possible. The team has to proceed as though Rose’s two knee surgeries are nonissues. Are they? I don’t know. I just know they have to act as though he’ll be the player he was three years ago. That means getting another superstar to play alongside him. That means getting Anthony. Could the Bulls win a championship with Anthony and a healthy Rose? They’d have a chance, which is a lot more than you can say about a team whose season already is done. • Rick Morrissey is a Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist who can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ridout contributes at plate, too • BASEBALL Continued from page C1 Ridout, a fourth-year starter, doubled to the left-center field fence in the first, moved to third in Kordik’s infield hit and scored on a wild pitch. In the fourth, Ridout led off with a walk, stole second on a pitch in the dirt and scored on Kordik’s single. Kordik, a third-year starter, then stole second and scored on ground outs by Scott Sompel and Mike Pritts. “It was base running that we practice all the time,” Ridout said of his steal. “It’s good to see that come out on the field. I saw [the pitch] shooting down, and I just left.” Hampshire catcher Jayson Fleiser scooped the pitch, but was off-balance and could not catch the speedy Ridout. “It was a tough day hitting, but we did a good job capitalizing on our base running,” Kordik said. “We’ve been working on making sure we
can manufacture runs if it’s hard to hit that day.” Hampshire (7-12, 2-7) was close to scoring in the first inning when R.J. Consigny walked and Michael Merchut singled on a hit-and-run with one out. Consigny advanced to third and Merchut hustled to second when a play was made on Consigny. Consigny was then thrown out at home on a play that started with a wild pitch and involved a wild throw. Johnsburg catcher B.J. Garcia retrieved the ball in time to flip to Ridout covering home and get Consigny. The Whip-Purs only got one more runner past second base. “When Collin [Ridout] gets ahead in the count, he’s tough,” Hampshire coach John Sarna said. “We were trying to get him early. The only way that’s effective is to get him early. Alex [Crinigan] pitched well, but unfortunately we gave them those runs and when you face a tough pitcher, you can’t make those mistakes.”
Crinigan (0-3) allowed only the hits to Ridout and Kordik and struck out three in six innings. Johnsburg is enjoying its chase of Grayslake Central for the FVC Fox title. The Skyhawks travel Thursday to Hampshire. “It’s an awesome feeling,” Kordik said. “Baseball is a lot fun this year. It’s a different feeling knowing you can contend with anyone in the conference if you play your game and play clean baseball, the way we’ve been doing. I think we’re going to play our best baseball in our later games and build up toward a good season.” Lesniak, in his second season as coach, agrees. “We’re in it right now,” he said. “That’s all you can ask for is to have an opportunity to be in it and hopefully come up with a couple of wins when we need to. Anytime you can be in a race, you have to be happy about it. We’re playing good baseball right now.”
SAN ANTONIO – Tony Parker had 23 points hours after the birth of his first child, and San Antonio never trailed in a 109-103 victory over Dallas on Wednesday night, taking a 3-2 lead in the first-round series. Manu Ginobili had 19 points and Tiago Splitter added 17 points and 12 rebounds as San Antonio regained home-court advantage. Tim Duncan added 16 points and 12 rebounds and Kawhi Leonard had 15 points for the Spurs. Vince Carter scored 28 points on 10-for-16 shooting from the field for Dallas. After averaging 16 points in the series’ first four games, Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki scored 26 points on 10-for-20 shooting. Raptors 115, Nets 113: At Toronto, Kyle Lowry scored a career playoff-high 36 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer after Toronto had blown a 26-point lead, and the Raptors took a 3-2 lead in their firstround series. DeMar DeRozan had 23 points, Jonas Valanciunas scored 16 and Greivis Vasquez added 15 for the Raptors, who would advance to face Miami in the second round with a victory in Game 6 on Friday in Brooklyn. Joe Johnson scored 30 points and Mirza Teletovic had 17 for the Nets, who scored 44 points in the fourth quarter but lost their final chance when Andray Blatche fired a pass well over Deron Williams’ head into the backcourt for a turnover.
Rockets 108, Trail Blazers 98: At Houston, Dwight Howard had 22 points and 14 rebounds, and Jeremy Lin came off the bench to score 21 points as Houston avoided elimination.
8SPORTS SHORTS Kishwaukee’s Wiley named MCC women’s hoops coach McHenry County College athletic director Wally Reynolds announced Wednesday the Scots had hired Karen Wiley as their new women’s basketball coach. Wiley joins MCC after coaching at Kishwaukee College for 14 seasons. The Kougars were 149-60 since 2009 under Wiley and were in the top eight of the NJCAA National Tournament the last two seasons. “There are great things ahead for MCC Scots women’s basketball,” Wiley said in an MCC news release. “I will begin immediately to work closely with the high school and AAU programs to develop a quality team and program. We have roster positions for the coming year, and it presents a great opportunity.” Wiley’s 2013 team finished fourth in the NJCAA tournament and was 27-10. This season’s team was 30-7 and was in the NJCAA Elite Eight. “We were very fortunate that Karen Wiley was attracted to our women’s basketball program,” Reynolds said in the release. “Her Region IV experience, team records, awards, student development successes and commitment to academic success made her candidacy stand out.” The Scots were 2-25 last season.
Lakers’ D’Antoni resigns after less than 2 seasons LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni resigned Wednesday after less than two seasons on the job. D’Antoni went 67-87 after taking over the Lakers early in the 2012-13 season. He replaced the fired Mike Brown, who lasted just 71 games after replacing 11-time NBA champion coach Phil Jackson in 2011. – Staff, wire reports
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‘Challenge’ lured Manning to Schaumburg 8INSIDE GIRLS SOCCER Player of the Week AVALON SENN-RAEMONT McHenry, sr. Avalon Senn-Raemont helped McHenry go 4-2 the past week, including winning three games in the Mount Prospect Tournament. Senn-Raemont scored five goals in the tournament. On Tuesday, she scored twice, including the game-winning goal with 1:31 remaining to beat Dundee-Crown, 3-2, in Fox Valley Conference Valley Division play. McHenry (104 overall, 2-0 FVC Valley) has won six of its past eight games. “What has impressed me so much about Avalon is her work ethic,” coach Greg Eiserman said. “She has diversified her play so much over the past couple of years, and she has made herself a vital part of our success this season.”
Noteworthy Crystal Lake South soaring: The Gators continued their streak without a loss Tuesday, beating Cary-Grove, 1-0, on a penalty kick by Alex Siavelis. The streak without a loss has grown to 10 straight games (eight wins and two draws). The Gators (10-22, 3-0 FVC Valley) have used teamwork and always keep their spirits high, regardless of how each game plays out. A big key to the Gators’ success has been their back line, led by senior Audrey Collard. “We all have so much confidence in each other,” Collard said. “Regardless how the game is going, we are always trying to up our intensity to another level.” Tough schedule helping Huntley: The Red Raiders have played a difficult schedule, including many opponents in tournaments and out of the area. In Huntley’s past eight matches, only one team has scored, with the Red Raiders (10-4, 1-0 FVC Valley) being on the winning end in six of those. The two losses came to New Trier and St. Charles North, both by 1-0 scores. “Whenever you can play the opponents we have scheduled, it always helps once you get into conference play,” coach Kris Grabner said. “I think because of our past successes in the playoffs and past seasons, it has allowed us to schedule tough competition.” FVC play starting to heat up: With FVC play well underway, the races for the conference’s top spots are starting to get competitive. In the Valley Division, McHenry, Crystal Lake South and Huntley remain unbeaten in division play, while there are no more unbeatens in the Fox Division. Johnsburg holds the top spot with a 3-1 division record over Woodstock (2-1).
This week’s top matches Huntley at Cary-Grove 4:30 p.m. Thursday Huntley will head to CaryGrove in the FVC Valley Division matchup. Huntley has been off for the past week and will face a Trojans team looking to get back on the winning track. C-G enters this match 0-3 in division play, while Huntley beat Prairie Ridge in a shootout in its only division match this season. The Trojans will be tested against a tough Red Raiders back line and goalkeeper Jessica Galason, who has 10 shutouts this season. McHenry at Prairie Ridge 4:30 p.m. Tuesday McHenry will take on a tough Wolves team Tuesday in Crystal Lake. Prairie Ridge has had its ups and downs in FVC Valley play this season; it has won and lost games in a shootout, beat Jacobs handily and lost to Crystal Lake South by three goals. McHenry is riding high after a thrilling victory over Dundee-Crown in its most recent division game. Avalon Senn-Raemont and Alexis Morales will be a handful for Ali Fanning and a gritty Wolves defense. – Chris Casey
The success Huntley experienced in boys basketball over the past eight years made a significant decision both tough and easy for Marty Manning. He didn’t really want to leave, although there were pluses if he jumped for Schaumburg’s head coaching job. “The hardest thing to leave was that we had really great kids,” Manning said. “I know they’re going to win a lot of games. They have a lot of talent in the program, they’re going to be successful. That makes me feel a lot better about leaving.” Manning was officially hired by the District 211 school board at its meeting April 24. He received permission from Schaumburg athletic director Tim Kirby to speak on the matter Wednesday and offered his reasons for leaving
PREP ZONE Joe Stevenson the Red Raiders, who were 162-68 under Manning with five regional titles and four consecutive Fox Valley Conference Valley Division championships. “For me, it’s a new challenge,” Manning said. “Competing against Mid-Suburban League teams, I grew up watching Hoffman Estates, Conant and Schaumburg play from the fifth grade. My next challenge is to take over a program like that.” Manning will teach business, computer programming and advanced placement computer science at Scha-
umburg. He played at Hoffman Estates in the MSL and witnessed some high levels of success at Schaumburg in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The Saxons won the 2001 Class AA state championship under former coach Bob Williams. Former Huntley athletic director Bruce Blumer knocked one out of the park when he hired Manning, the Raiders’ former sophomore coach, before the 2006-07 season. With Huntley nearing 3,000 students, the recent success, and a solid feeder program in place, current AD Michelle Jakubowski should have a multitude of candidates for the job. There also will be construction on a new fieldhouse starting in June, planned to be finished by March. “I would hope it’s an attractive job,” Jakubowski said. “We have some really
qualified candidates already. Marty did an amazing job with the program. We want to get someone to continue what Marty did. Those are some big shoes to fill.” Jakubowski posted the position Friday and hopes to have a new coach by the end of May. Jakubowski said the school is fortunate that with its growth there are teaching positions in many subjects for Manning’s potential replacement. Manning’s teams won regionals, along with the Valley Division titles, in three of the past four seasons. • Joe Stevenson is a senior sports writer for the Northwest Herald. He can be reached by email at email@example.com.
SOFTBALL: HARVARD 3, WOODSTOCK 1
Kaska strikes out 15; Brincks, Hornets stop Streaks R-B beats Marengo By MEGHAN MONTEMURRO
NORTHWEST HERALD Mike Kaska’s remarkable season keeps becoming more amazing every time he takes the mound. On Wednesday in Marengo, Richmond-Burton’s Kaska pitched a two-hit shutout with 15 strikeouts and two walks in the Rockets’ 5-0 Big Northern Conference East Division victory against Marengo. Kaska (5-0), who threw a no-hitter and struck out 17 Harvard batters in a 1-0 win April 17, has allowed six hits in five starts this season, Rockets coach Mike Giese said. Joe Dittmar and Kory Klicker each hit a two-run homer for R-B (11-6 overall, 7-2 BNC East). Koty Kissack and Justin Velasquez each had a double for Marengo (6-7, 3-5). Huntley 4, CL South 3: At Crystal Lake, Tommy Kiriakopoulos scored and drove in a run for Huntley (14-4-1, 8-2 FVC Valley) in an FVC Valley Division win. Casey Oliver scored for the Gators. Cary-Grove 4, McHenry 1: At McHenry, Andrew Splitt doubled and drove in two runs for the Trojans in an FVC Valley win. Dylan Weston hit two doubles and drove in a run for the Warriors.
BOYS TENNIS CL South 4, CL Central 3: At Crystal Lake, Chad Randolph won at No. 2 singles for the Gators (8-2) in an FVC crossover win. Josh Pudlo won at No. 1 singles for the Tigers.
McHenry 4, Dundee-Crown 3: At Carpentersville, Colin Condon won at No. 1 singles for the Warriors in an FVC Valley Division win. Thomas Emerson won at No. 2 singles for the Chargers.
Woodstock 5, Belvidere North 2: At Woodstock, Mason Sutter and Jack Fischbach won at No. 1 doubles for the Blue Streaks in a nonconference win.
Johnsburg 7, Woodstock North 0: At Woodstock, the Skyhawks’ Niko Destephano defeated Jordan Plummer, 7-5, 6-3, in an FVC Valley win for Johnsburg
St. Francis 4, Marian Central 1: At Woodstock, Charles Shin won at No. 1 singles for the Hurricanes in a Suburban Christian Conference loss.
GIRLS SOCCER Johnsburg 6, Woodstock North 0: At Woodstock, Delaney
WOODSTOCK – The cold and windy conditions gave Harvard starting pitcher Maty Brincks plenty of extra motivation to work quickly and efficiently Wednesday against Woodstock. The Blue Streaks struggled to solve Brincks in the nonconference game at Bates Park. Brincks limited Woodstock to three hits and one run in seven innings. The Hornets’ offense provided just enough run support to give Harvard the edge in a 3-1 win. Makayla Stephens hit the go-ahead two-run single in the fifth to break a 1-1 tie. The teams combined for eight 1-23 half innings, resulting in a quick game that lasted 59 minutes. Brincks said her screwball was especially effective against the Streaks. “I just wanted to get a firstpitch strike and do the best that I can to strike them out or get them to pop up,” Brincks said. “Sometimes [in this weather] my outside pitches don’t work so well because my fingers get so cold and I have to learn to pitch with my sweatshirt on.”
Brincks retired the final 11 batters she faced and didn’t allow a hit in last three innings. She finished with seven strikeouts and one walk. Woodstock starter Rachel Lohmeyer was nearly as dominant. Lohmeyer surrendered four hits and retired eight of the first nine batters she faced. Woodstock (3-14) took a 1-0 lead in the third inning, taking advantage of a one-out walk by Amy Fischbach. With two outs, senior Samantha Baker hit a triple to right field to score Fischbach. The Hornets (7-10) answered in the bottom of the third to tie the score at 1. A lead-off walk by Montana Anderson, who advanced to second on a wild pitch, gave Harvard its first base runner of the game. Lohmeyer retired the next two hitters, however, Katelynn Proffitt drove home Anderson on an RBI single. “They were a little anxious at the start of the game at the plate,” Harvard coach Rick Cartwright said. “We said we had to settle down and do their job. They started to settle in and do their job a lot better.” The Streaks opened the fourth with a single from Shel-
by Vansickle, but they couldn’t advance her against Brincks. That was the final hit and base runner Brincks allowed. Harvard’s defense helped Brincks by playing a flawless game. Even amid the windy conditions, the Hornets didn’t have any issues catching five fly balls for outs. “We had too many strikeouts,” Woodstock assistant coach Jenn Koeser said. “Just be aggressive. Too many fly balls.” In the fifth inning, Harvard broke the tie. The first two hitters reached on a triple by Cheyenne Trebes, and Anderson was hit by a pitch to put runners on the corners. Woodstock threw out Trebes at home on Sam McCloud’s hit back to Lohmeyer to preserve the tie, but Harvard still had runners on first and second with only one out. Stephens hit a hard single to right field to drive in Anderson and McCloud for a 3-1 lead. Woodstock escaped without further damage but couldn’t get anything going offensively in the final two innings. “I was just looking to hit it because I’ve been in a really big slump lately,” Stephens said.
Pruitt scored two goals for the Skyhawks (7-8, 4-1 FVC Fox) in an FVC Fox win. Shanen Marian Central 15, Wheaton Laabs made 25 saves in goal for Academy 1 (5 inn.): At Wheaton, the Thunder (0-15, 0-3). Richmond-Burton 6, Rockthe Hurricanes hit five home runs – two by Kolton Romins- ford Lutheran 2: At Rockford, ki and single blasts by Cole Breanne Rutherford and HalBokowy, Tanner Spoden and ley Havlicek each scored two Mike Crook – in a Suburban goals for the Rockets (13-4) in a Christian Conference Blue Di- BNC crossover win. IC Catholic 2, Marian Central vision win. Alden-Hebron 3, Harvard 2: 1 (2OT): At Elmhurst, JacqueAt Harvard, Cody Nelson (2- line Guilbeault scored a sec3) struck out nine to earn the ond-half goal for the Hurrinonconference win for the Gi- canes, but IC scored with 32 ants (8-9). Nelson also had a hit seconds left in the second overand scored two runs, and An- time. drew Tieman had an RBI for A-H. Peyton Schneider took BOYS TRACK AND FIELD Harvard Invitational: The the loss for Harvard (5-8) dehost Hornets scored 140 points spite striking out 13. to win the five-team meet, led by double winners Christian SOFTBALL Prairie Ridge 10, Woodstock Kramer (long jump, 800) and North 0 (5 inn.): At Crystal Lake, Jorge Pichardo (3,200, 1,600). Maddie Drain went 2 for 4 with Christian Life was second three RBIs, and Hailey Baker with 100 points and Marian struck out eight in five innings Central was third with 73. Jorto earn the win for the Wolves dan Niemeyer won the 400 for (12-5) in the FVC crossover. Marian. Claire Bowman, Kate Didier and Michelle O’Keefe had two GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD Harvard Invitational: The host hits apiece for Prairie Ridge. Madison Wirfs had a triple Hornets scored 178 points to win the five-team meet, led by for the Thunder (1-13). Grayslake North 4, Dundee- wins from Nicole Melson (shot Crown 2: At Grayslake, Megan put), Javauneeka Jacobs (800), Emerson drove in a run for Morgan Logan (400), Jordan Peterson (1,600) and Sophie D-C in an FVC crossover loss. Montini 11, Marian Central 2: Stricker (200). Toni CalderaAt Rosemont, Jackie Chmiel ro won the high jump and 100 homered for the Hurricanes high hurdles to help Marian in an SCC loss at the Chica- Central to second place with go Bandits’ stadium. Also for 126 points. Abigail Jones won Marian (12-9, 6-3 SCC), Mic the 3,200 for the Hurricanes.
Massie strong in loss • SOFTBALL Continued from page C1 “We have struggled with the consistency of it, but have been getting better. To be away from the diamond for four days and have an errorless performance feels good.” Rachel Kautz was 2 for 3 with a double, and Angela Letto added a double for the Tigers. Massie took the loss despite what South coach Scott Busam described as “her best outing of the season.” Massie pitched seven innings, allowing six hits and no earned runs and
striking out five. “Hailee pitched well enough to win, and we didn’t [win it] for her; it’s frustrating,” Busam said. Massie has been battling a case of pneumonia this season but continues to gain confidence and health. Despite defensive lapses earlier in the game, the Gators (9-10) executed a perfect relay play in the top of the seventh to throw out Maddie Helm at the plate to keep it a one-run game. Kassel was 3 for 3 with a double, and Sam McLean and Eve Perdikaris each added a hit for South.
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Winston accused of taking crab legs By BRENT KALLESTAD The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston was issued a civil citation after sheriff’s deputies said he walked out of a supermarket without paying for $32 worth of crab legs and crawfish. The 20-year-old Florida State quarterback said he forgot to pay for the food. The offense was relatively minor but drew attention both because of his stature and because it was his latest brush with the law. Winston had been the subject of a much more serious, monthslong investigation into allegations that he had sexually assaulted a woman in December 2013. A prosecutor declined to charge him, citing a lack of evidence and gaps in the accuser’s story. Leon County Sheriff’s Maj.
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Florida State relief pitcher and Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston was indefinitely suspended Wednesday. Michael Wood said Wednesday that Publix employees called deputies, who went to Winston’s apartment about
three hours later. Winston was cooperative and told the deputies he forgot to pay for the food, but he did not contact the store or return there to pay for the items, Wood said. “The facts are not in dispute,” Wood said. “He left without paying.” Winston issued a statement through his lawyer saying he had intended to pay, “but made a terrible mistake for which I’m taking full responsibility. In a moment of youthful ignorance, I walked out of the store without paying for one of my items. “I realize that I am in the public spotlight and my conduct needs to be above reproach.” The 6-foot-4, 235-pound Winston led Florida State to an undefeated season and national football championship. For the season, he passed for more than 4,000 yards and 40
touchdowns, completing nearly 67 percent of his throws. Florida State baseball coach Mike Martin suspended Winston, a relief pitcher, indefinitely until he completes community service. Football coach Jimbo Fisher said in a statement that he supports Martin’s decision. Although Winston was cleared in the sexual assault case, the university is facing a federal investigation into how it handled the woman’s accusations. The investigation lagged for months after Tallahassee Police Department officials said they were told the accuser wanted to drop the case, but the woman’s lawyer denied that. The accuser’s lawyers have said the police department botched the investigation because detectives didn’t quickly identify possible witnesses or obtain surveillance tape from the bar
where the victim said she was first approached by Florida State football players. Winston also has had two other run-ins with police, though he was not charged in either case. In November 2012, police were called to an apartment complex in which 13 windows had been damaged by BB guns. Winston and his roommate at the time said Florida State players were engaged in a series of “battles” with each other, although they denied shooting BB guns themselves. In another incident, police records show Winston came into a Burger King with three men but did not order food, instead asking for a water cup he repeatedly filled with soda over an employee’s objections. The report said Winston never was interviewed about the incident because the restaurant declined to prosecute.
CUBS 9, REDS 4
Abysmal first month for Cubs
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Wednesday’s Games Detroit 5, White Sox 1 L.A. Angels 7, Cleveland 1 Pittsburgh at Baltimore, ppd., rain Seattle at New York, ppd., rain Tampa Bay at Boston, ppd., rain Oakland 12, Texas 1 L.A. Dodgers 6, Minnesota 4 Kansas City 4, Toronto 2 Washington 7, Houston 0 Thursday’s Games Tampa Bay (C.Ramos 1-1) at Boston (Peavy 1-0), 12:05 p.m., 1st game L.A. Dodgers (Haren 3-0) at Minnesota (Pelfrey 0-2), 12:10 p.m., 1st game Pittsburgh (Morton 0-3) at Baltimore (B.Norris 1-2), 3:05 p.m., 1st game Seattle (Elias 1-2) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 2-2), 6:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Patterson 0-0) at Minnesota (K.Johnson 0-0), 6:10 p.m., 2nd game Tampa Bay (Archer 2-1) at Boston (Doubront 1-3), 6:10 p.m., 2nd game Pittsburgh (Cumpton 0-1) at Baltimore (Tillman 3-1), 6:35 p.m., 2nd game Toronto (Buehrle 4-1) at Kansas City (Guthrie 2-1), 7:10 p.m. Friday’s Games White Sox at Cleveland, 6:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 6:05 p.m. Toronto at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m. Oakland at Boston, 6:10 p.m. Baltimore at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m. Detroit at Kansas City, 7:10 p.m. Seattle at Houston, 7:10 p.m. Texas at L.A. Angels, 9:05 p.m.
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT 20 8 .714 Milwaukee 15 14 .517 St. Louis 12 15 .444 Cincinnati 10 16 .385 Pittsburgh 9 17 .346 Cubs EAST DIVISION W L PCT 17 9 .654 Atlanta 15 11 .577 New York 16 12 .571 Washington 13 13 .500 Philadelphia 13 14 .481 Miami WEST DIVISION W L PCT 17 11 .607 San Francisco 15 12 .556 Los Angeles 16 13 .552 Colorado 13 16 .448 San Diego 9 22 .290 Arizona
By GORDON WITTENMYER firstname.lastname@example.org CINCINNATI – Time to start the trade rumor mill for the Cubs’ annual sell-off. Wait a minute – that started in spring training. No one outside the Cubs’ clubhouse was under any illusion that the team was going to be world-beaters. Even after a 9-4 victory against the Reds on Wednesday, the history watch is on as they enter May. The Cubs (9-17) have struggled so consistently in so many areas that they could be in the running to beat the franchise record of 103 losses. They’ve yet to win a series in nine tries, and they’re second only to the 1997 Cubs in most losses through April. That team, which lost its first 14 games, actually rallied to win two series before May. “We need to be able to put it together,” said Jeff Samardzija, who’s emblematic of the Cubs’ woeful opening month, going winless in six starts despite a 1.98 ERA. “I think we learned the first month to win big-league ballgames you’ve got to put all phases of the game together. Not just one can show up. You’ve got to pitch, play defense, and you’ve got to hit. And these good teams that we’re playing, they do all three, and they do it every day.” First-year Cubs manager Rick Renteria has managed to keep his positive face on for public consumption, even if the serenity has been betrayed by his two ejections during a month in which only six other managers have been tossed once. “Every day is a class day. Every day is a test,” he said over the weekend in Milwaukee. “Quite frankly, we still have five months left of baseball, and we want to just keep pushing.” Five months. Here’s what the season has included just through the first month: • Back-to-back walk-off losses to open the season. • The first doubleheader in 52 years in which the Cubs were shut out in both games. • A minor-league shortstop (Javy Baez) who got more attention for a blowup with a teammate than anything a player on the big-league roster did all month. • A closer controversy that’s more amusing than controversial because the Cubs have created save chances in only five games. • A Wrigley Field birthday cake controversy that overshadowed a rare series split last week. Notes: Starlin Castro went 3-for4 with two doubles and a walk Wednesday to finish April with a .308 batting average, a team-leading .471 slugging percentage and a team-leading 14 RBI. ... Edwin Jackson gave up four runs and couldn’t get out of the sixth inning, but he finished April with a 2-2 record and 5.24 ERA. He was 0-4 with a 6.27 ERA last April. ... Anthony Rizzo homered and walked four times, raising his on-base percentage 27 points to .407.
CENTRAL DIVISION W L Pct Detroit 14 9 .609 Kansas City 14 12 .538 Minnesota 12 12 .500 White Sox 14 15 .483 Cleveland 11 17 .393 EAST DIVISON W L PCT New York 15 11 .577 Baltimore 12 12 .500 Boston 13 14 .481 Toronto 12 15 .444 Tampa Bay 11 16 .407 WEST DIVISION W L PCT Oakland 18 10 .643 Texas 15 13 .536 Los Angeles 14 13 .519 Seattle 11 14 .440 Houston 9 19 .321
The Detroit Tigers’ Austin Jackson scores on a double by Bryan Holaday as White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers waits for the ball during the fourth inning Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field. The Sox lost, 5-1.
CHICAGO – An eventful April came and went for the White Sox, who closed the curtain on the first month of the season with a 5-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field. Since breaking camp in Arizona five weeks ago, the Sox have experienced the highs of leading the league in runs per game and OPS for most of the month – a year after they were one of the worst hitting teams in basebal – and seeing free-agent prize Jose Abreu lead the majors in home runs and RBIs while also being treated to watching the normally slow starting Alexei Ramirez break the franchise record for hits in April. They’ve endured the lows of having right fielder Avisail Garcia, a key piece to general manager Rick Hahn’s offseason makeover, go down with a season-ending injury; finishing the month with three-fifths of the starting rotation either on the disabled list or demoted to the minors; and watching a bullpen that, until the last week or so, couldn’t throw the ball over the plate. Considering they’re going through a stretch of 24 consecutive games against teams that had winning records in 2013, coupled with the aforementioned trouble spots, a 14-15 mark in April is far from terrible. “You’d like it to be better, obviously,” manager Robin Ventura said. “When you’re dealing with injuries and stuff like that, at least you’re still in the mix. Guys offensively had a good month and you just want to keep that up and play better. [But] you want to win more games.”
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Wednesday’s Games Cubs 9, Cincinnati 4 St. Louis 9, Milwaukee 3 N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia, ppd., rain Pittsburgh at Baltimore, ppd., rain Miami 9, Atlanta 3 L.A. Dodgers 6, Minnesota 4 Washington 7, Houston 0 Arizona 5, Colorado 4, 10 innings San Francisco 3, San Diego 2 Thursday’s Games L.A. Dodgers (Haren 3-0) at Minnesota (Pelfrey 0-2), 12:10 p.m., 1st game Pittsburgh (Morton 0-3) at Baltimore (B.Norris 1-2), 3:05 p.m., 1st game Atlanta (E.Santana 3-0) at Miami (H.Alvarez 1-2), 6:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Patterson 0-0) at Minnesota (K.Johnson 0-0), 6:10 p.m., 2nd game Milwaukee (Estrada 2-1) at Cincinnati (Bailey 1-2), 6:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Cumpton 0-1) at Baltimore (Tillman 3-1), 6:35 p.m., 2nd game N.Y. Mets (Colon 2-3) at Colorado (Nicasio 2-1), 7:40 p.m. Friday’s Games St. Louis at Cubs, 1:20 p.m. Toronto at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m. Washington at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Miami, 6:10 p.m. Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m. San Francisco at Atlanta, 6:35 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Colorado, 7:40 p.m. Arizona at San Diego, 8:10 p.m.
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White Sox fall to Tigers CHICAGO – Hector Noesi looked strong early for the White Sox. But once he had to face the Detroit Tigers lineup a second time through, he struggled. The Tigers got all the runs they needed in the fourth, when Detroit scored four times against Noesi (0-2) and went on to defeat the Sox, 5-1, on Wednesday. Noesi, making a spot start for the Sox, went 3⅔ innings, allowing four runs and five hits. He breezed through the first three innings, but ran into trouble in the fourth in his first start of the season. The Sox’s bullpen, which has struggled in the first month of the season, allowed one more run in 5⅓ innings. Noesi, already on his third team of the year, entered the day with an 11.74 ERA and was one of five pitchers the Sox used Wednesday. – The Associated Press
Getting Chris Sale, the Cy Young candidate who went to the disabled list two weeks ago with a sore elbow, back at full strength would help. Sox fans hoping for feel-good signs of progress from the ace lefty are have their fingers crossed as he and the team take more time than when Sale had similar, temporary setbacks the past two seasons. Cy Young winner Max Scherzer completed the Tigers’ two-game sweep of the Sox Wednesday, but the encouraging development for Ventura is the recent progress of a bullpen that had been a mess during the first three weeks. After waiver claim Hector
Noesi gave up four runs in his start on a “bullpen day” for a pitching staff plodding through injuries to Sale and Felipe Paulino and Erik Johnson’s sendoff to Triple-A Charlotte for fixing up, four Sox relievers pitched in for 5⅓ innings without allowing an earned run. The bullpen hasn’t allowed an earned run over the past 14⅓ innings and boasts a 1.87 ERA over the last 12 games. On Wednesday, Jake Petricka pitched 2⅓ scoreless innings and Zach Putnam pitched a perfect inning, a night after Ronald Belisario stayed in his good grove. Petricka and Putnam didn’t make the Opening Day roster. Piecing together a bullpen is one tough task for a manager and pitching coach, and there are signs it could get done with assists from a fresh faces like Putnam, whose split-finger pitch has been golden. “They’re fairly new to us, but guys kind of move their way up the chain, sometimes down by how they do an perform,” Ventura said. “Putnam … has worked his way into being able to do that. And that’s part of understanding what guys throw, what their strengths are, and if they’re capable of doing it. “Bullpens are always a tough thing, since they’re pass or fail every time they come in. It’s not like a hitter that can go 0-8 and get a couple hits in the next game, anytime they don’t do well it’s immediate and sometimes the results make you lose a game. You’re seeing Petricka, [Daniel] Webb and Putnam the last week or so really come in and kind of calm things down and throw well.”
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AUTO RACING & HORSE RACING
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KENTUCKY DERBY DRAW
Favorite California Chrome starts from ‘lucky’ No. 5 post By BETH HARRIS The Associated Press
Sebastien Bourdais takes a turn during testing Wednesday for the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis on the new road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
INDYCAR: GRAND PRIX OF INDIANAPOLIS TESTING
Emphatic thumbs up Drivers gush over redesigned road course INDIANAPOLIS – IndyCar drivers were unified Wednesday: The new road course at Indianapolis is a whole lot better than the old one. Heck, they couldn’t even find anything to complain about. After a six-hour test session on the 14-turn, 2.439-mile course, virtually every driver who took laps around Indianapolis Motor Speedway raved about the course, praising everything from the curbs to the turns to the chicanes. “I’m impressed,” defending series champion Scott Dixon said after posting the fastest lap of the day, 126.161 mph. “The track was just so much fun today. It’s a demanding circuit, the cars all seem very close, so I think that’s going to create some fantastic racing. The sec-
tions, especially seven, eight, nine, 10 really keep you on your toes.” Dixon was just one of the guys who applauded the modifications even in chilly, overcast weather. The old course had been routinely panned by racers on two and four wheels for being too slick, having too many different track compositions and a lack of passing areas. A $5 million-plus offseason face lift has changed everything. France’s Simon Pagenaud said fans could see side-by-side racing through the first four turns on race day. There are hard-braking turns everyone acknowledges will test the drivers, and speedway president Doug Boles said there are still some finishing touches that need to be applied. Those who competed on the
old Formula One course, which opened in 2000, contend the modifications have been worth every penny. Just ask Colombia’s Juan Pablo Montoya or Japan’s Takuma Sato. “There are two or three really hard-braking turns, so I think there will be a lot of late-braking carnage that will make fans very happy,” said England’s Martin Plowman, Sato’s teammate. That, too, was by design. Track officials have been seeking ways to improve attendance on at least two of Indy’s three major weekends – the Brickyard and MotoGP. They’re hoping the changes in IndyCar’s maiden Indianapolis road race May 10 will appeal to all fans. Practice for the Grand Prix of Indianapolis begins May 8, with qualifications scheduled the next day.
Field for Saturday’s 140th Kentucky Derby, with post position, horse’s name, jockey’s name and odds: 1. Vicar’s in Trouble Rosie Napravnik 30-1 2. Harry’s Holiday Corey Lanerie 50-1 3. Uncle Sigh Irad Ortiz Jr. 30-1 4. Danza Joe Bravo 10-1 5. California Chrome Victor Espinoza 5-2 6. Samraat Jose Ortiz 15-1 7. We Miss Artie Javier Castellano 50-1 8. General a Rod Joel Rosario 15-1 9. Vinceremos Joe Rococo Jr. 30-1 10. Wildcat Red Luiz Saez 15-1 11. Hoppertunity Mike Smith 6-1 12. Dance With Fate Corey Nakatani 20-1 13. Chitu Martin Garcia 20-1 14. Medal Count Robby Albarado 20-1 15. Tapiture Ricardo Santana Jr. 15-1 16. Intense Holiday John Velazquez 12-1 17. Commanding Curve Shaun Bridgmohan 50-1 18. Candy Boy Gary Stevens 20-1 19. Ride On Curlin Calvin Borel 15-1 20. Wicked Strong Rajiv Maragh 8-1 Trainers (by post position): 1, Mike Maker. 2, Mike Maker. 3, Gary Contessa. 4, Todd Pletcher. 5, Art Sherman. 6, Rick Violette Jr. 7, Todd Pletcher. 8, Mike Maker. 9, Todd Pletcher. 10, Jose Garoffalo. 11, Bob Baffert. 12, Peter Eurton. 13, Bob Baffert. 14, Dale Romans. 15, Steve Asmussen. 16, Todd Pletcher. 17, Dallas Stewart. 18, John Sadler. 19, William G. Gowan. 20, James A. Jerkens. Weights: 126 pounds. Distance: 1¼ miles. Purse: $2,202,800 if 20 start. First place: $1,442,800. Second place: $400,000. Third place: $200,000. Fourth place: $100,000. Fifth place: $60,000. Post time: 5:32 p.m. – The Associated Press digits by Churchill Downs oddsmaker Mike Battaglia. Danza is the 10-1 fourth choice and drew the No. 4 post. He’s one of four horses trained by Todd Pletcher. The others are: Intense Holiday, 12-1; Vinceremos, 30-1; and We Miss Artie, 50-1. “We made out well,” Pletcher said. “It doesn’t matter where you draw, you’re just looking for a clean trip.” Mike Maker will saddle a trio of horses: General a Rod, 15-1; Harry’s Holiday, 50-1; and Vicar’s In Trouble, a 30-1 shot that drew the dreaded No. 1 post. Rosie Napravnik will be aboard Vicar’s In Trouble trying to become the first female jockey to win the Derby. She was fifth last year with Mylute, the highest finish by a woman in history.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The only time Victor Espinoza won the Kentucky Derby was aboard War Emblem in 2002. They broke from the No. 5 post, the same position he’ll start the 140th edition of the race with early 5-2 favorite California Chrome. “Hopefully, that’s my lucky number,” Espinoza said Wednesday. Eight horses have won from there, most recently Funny Cide in 2003. “I think it’s a perfect spot,” trainer Art Sherman said. “I think we break clean, he’ll get out of a lot of trouble. He’s got a little gas leaving there.” At 77, Sherman could become the oldest trainer to win the Derby, surpassing Charlie Whittingham’s record of 76 when Sunday Silence won in 1989. California Chrome comes into the Derby having won his past four starts by a combined 24¼ lengths. “Just an amazing horse to ride,” Espinoza said. “I let him do his own thing and I think he likes that.” Hopportunity was made the 6-1 second choice in the full field of 20 horses. Hopportunity, who lost to California Chrome in the Santa Anita Derby, drew the No. 11 post for the race Saturday at Churchill Downs. He’s trained by Bob Baffert, a three-time Derby winner with two starters. “Other than California Chrome, who’s proven he’s a really good horse, there’s a lot of horses in there that are pretty close,” Baffert said. “There’s a lot of parity in this field.” His other horse, Chitu, is a 20-1 long shot that drew the No. 13 post. Wicked Strong, named for the victims of last year’s Boston Marathon bombings, is the 8-1 third choice and will break from the 20th post on the far outside. He and the No. 10 horse, Wildcat Red, will be last ones loaded into the starting gate, so they won’t be in there very long. Some trainers don’t like the No. 20 post because their horse is on the far outside and has to quickly make its way over toward the rail to save ground. Calvin Borel will break from the No. 19 post aboard Ride On Curlin. The jockey nicknamed “Bo-rail” for his love of riding along the rail has won three Derbies since 2007, and he’ll have to hustle his horse over quickly to snag his favorite position. California Chrome, Hopportunity and Wicked Strong were the only horses listed at single
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Deer numbers: The good old days? Dave Kranz, the owner of Dave’s Bait, Tackle and Taxidermy in Crystal Lake is one of the most serious outdoorsmen I have ever met. Kranz exemplifies what a serious hunter or fisherman is all about. He does things the right way, plays by the rules, doesn’t complain and usually figures out a way to be successful at what he is trying to accomplish. You all are aware, I am sure, that Kranz is one of my main “goto” guys for deer information in northern Illinois. He takes his share of whitetails but is concerned and active regarding the future of the resource. Sometimes what he says isn’t necessarily popular to all hunters, but I know his opinions are intelligent and well thought out and are usually quite correct. Kranz recently took the time to do a little research and send me a letter that was enlightening. In it, he wrote: “Steve, It would do some good if the state or a writer would show the hunting public how few deer were here in the 1960-1970-19801990s. When I show these statistics to hunters, they say they had no idea about the past populations of the deer herd. In 1990, McHenry County’s harvest was 522 deer. This year, considered by most to be a poor year, we finished at 896 deer. That is a 42 percent increase over the 1990 total. “All things in nature have cycles, even if we try to manage them. This hard winter has left the strongest of the herd to pass on the best genetics we have seen in years. I think we will see better numbers of deer in the next few years. When I hear how good the hunting was 40 years ago, which would be 1973, the facts show that we only harvested 84 deer in McHenry County that year. These are just some thoughts from someone with a different frame of reference.” Be honest. Are you as surprised as I was when I first read the facts that Kranz presented? I will wager that you are. Kranz’s facts prove true when looking at almost every northern Illinois county. He forwarded
OUTDOORS Steve Sarley county-by-county numbers for Illinois showing the deer harvest totals annually beginning in 1960. They showed similar trends. Close to zero deer taken in 1960 followed by a steady growing increase every year through a couple of years back, then followed by the minor drop that we are currently experiencing. Heck, the entire state of Illinois only yielded 2,541 whitetail deer in 1960 and 9,405 in 1970. Sure, the numbers aren’t perfectly consistent, there are some annual dips, gains and aberrations. Also, the numbers can be skewed by changes in seasons and rules that are on the books. That said, I will stand with Kranz and say that today’s whitetail deer hunting is better than it was forty years ago, even at the close of a bad season. Does this mean that I believe that you should accept the fact that this past season was not up to expectations without complaint? I did not say that. If the numbers go down again next season, things would still be better than it was 40 years ago, but I believe we’d be in the midst of a bad trend. Can we wait to see what happens next year with the deer herd, or the next, or even the next one after that? I don’t think so and I do not think that the Illinois Department of Natural Resources operates like that. I think that an exceptional amount of thought, research and consideration is being given to the state of our whitetail deer population. We’ll have to see what our deer experts come up with for next season and see how the numbers play out for 2014-15.
NOTES Fishing report: I hope that May will bring the warmer weather that we did not see in April. I have had reports of many fish being seen in the shallow water. I am sure they are trying to get the warmth of
the sun. Crappies and bluegill are being caught on a Cubby Mini-Mite dressed with a wax worm or a small minnow. Use a slip float for the best results. Largemouth bass can be caught on stick baits, chatter baits or Rat-L-Traps. Northern pike also like these baits and will be caught while you are bass fishing. Call 815-455-2040 for an updated report. Muskie tournament: The 19th annual Fox River Valley Chapter of Muskies, Inc.’s Challunge on the Chain tournament is May 17. It is the oldest and largest muskie tourney in Illinois. Find advance registration information online at frvmuskies.com or register on the day of the event from 5 to 6:30 a.m. at Musky Tails (the old Mentone’s) on Channel Lake next to the channel going into Lake Marie. The fishing starts at 7 a.m. and concludes at 4 p.m. Post tournament festivities, including dinner, cash bar, awards presentations and huge raffle will be held at the Antioch VFW located at 75 North Ave. in Antioch. Casting for Cures: Cheri Amore Memorial and Nicole Mendlik are the hosts of Casting for Cures to help fight childhood cancer and blood disorders by raising money while enjoying a fun family event. From noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Spring Grove Hatchery Park there will be plenty to do for families with children of all ages including: trout fishing; fly fishing lessons; games; crafts; face painting; petting zoo; contests; 50/50 raffle, prizes, silent auction, trackless train rides and a “princess meet and greet.” Money raised at Casting for Cures will be donated to the Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer Fund, a nonprofit organization formed in 1976 to support research into the effective treatment and cure of childhood cancer and other related blood disorders. For information, contact David Mendlik at castingforcures@gmail. com.
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FIVE-DAY PLANNER TEAM
ROCHESTER* 7 p.m. WCUU
FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) (x-if necessary) WESTERN CONFERENCE Blackhawks d. St. Louis, 4-2 Thursday, April 17: St. Louis 4, Blackhawks 3, 3OT Saturday, April 19: St. Louis 4, Blackhawks 3, OT Monday, April 21: Blackhawks 2, St. Louis 0 Wednesday, April 23: Blackhawks 4, St. Louis 3, OT Friday, April 25: Blackhawks 3, St. Louis 2, OT Sunday, April 27: Blackhawks 5, St. Louis 1
CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS BEST OF 5 (x-if necessary) WESTERN CONFERENCE Rochester 1, Wolves 1 Friday, April 25: Wolves 4, Rochester 3, OT Saturday, April 26: Rochester 3, Wolves 2 Thursday, May 1: Rochester at Wolves, 7 p.m. Friday, May 2: Rochester at Wolves, 7:30 p.m.
FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE Washington d. Bulls, 4-1 Sunday, April 20: Washington 102, Bulls 93 Tuesday, April 22: Washington 101, Bulls 99, OT Friday, April 25: Bulls 100, Washington 97 Sunday, April 27: Washington 98, Bulls 89 Tuesday, April 29: Washington 75, Bulls 69
Minnestoa d. Colorado 4-3 Thursday, April 17: Colorado 5, Minnesota 4, OT Saturday, April 19: Colorado 4, Minnesota 2 Monday, April 21: Minnesota 1, Colorado 0, OT Thursday, April 24: Minnesota 2, Colorado 1 Saturday, April 26: Colorado 4, Minnesota 3, OT Monday, April 28: Minnesota 5, Colorado 2 Wednesday, April 30: Minnesota 5, Colorado 4, OT Anaheim d. Dallas, 4-2 Los Angeles d. San Jose 4-3 Thursday, April 17: San Jose 6, Los Angeles 3 Sunday, April 20: San Jose 7, Los Angeles 2 Tuesday, April 22: San Jose 4, Los Angeles 3, OT Thursday, April 24: Los Angeles 6, San Jose 3 Saturday, April 26: Los Angeles 3, San Jose 0 Monday, April 28: Los Angeles 4, San Jose 1 Wednesday, April 30: Los Angeles 5, San Jose 1 EASTERN CONFERENCE Boston d. Detroit, 4-1 Montreal d. Tampa Bay, 4-0 Pittsburgh d. Columbus, 4-2 N.Y. Rangers d. Philadelphia 4-3 Thursday, April 17: N.Y. Rangers 4, Philadelphia 1 Sunday, April 20: Philadelphia 4, N.Y. Rangers 2 Tuesday, April 22: N.Y. Rangers 4, Philadelphia 1 Friday, April 25: Philadelphia 2, N.Y. Rangers 1 Sunday, April 27: N.Y. Rangers 4, Philadelphia 2 Tuesday, April 29: Philadelphia 5, N.Y. Rangers 2 Wednesday, April 30: N.Y. Rangers 2, Philadelphia 1 SECOND ROUND Boston vs. Montreal Thursday, May 1: Montreal at Boston, 6:30 p.m. N.Y. Rangers vs. Pittsburgh Friday, May 2: N.Y. Rangers at Pittsburgh, TBA
Toronto 2, Milwaukee 0 Friday, April 25: Toronto 6, Milwaukee 2 Saturday, April 26: Toronto 5, Milwaukee 2 Thursday, May 1: Milwaukee at Toronto, 6 p.m. Grand Rapids 2, Abbotsford 1 Friday, April 25: Grand Rapids 2, Abbotsford 1, 2OT Saturday, April 26: Grand Rapids 7, Abbotsford 2 Wednesday, April 30: Abbotsford 2, Grand Rapids 1 Friday, May 2: Abbotsford at Grand Rapids, 6 p.m. Texas d. Oklahoma City, 3-0 Wednesday, April 23: Texas 3, Oklahoma City 2, OT Saturday, April 26: Texas 3, Oklahoma City 2, OT Wednesday, April 30: Texas 4, Oklahoma City 2 EASTERN CONFERENCE Providence 2, Springfield 2 Wednesday, April 23: Springfield 3, Providence 2, OT Friday, April 25: Providence 2, Springfield 1, OT Saturday, April 26: Springfield 3, Providence 2 Tuesday, April 29: Providence 6, Springfield 3 Saturday, May 3: Providence at Springfield, 6 p.m. Norfolk 2, Manchester 1 Friday, April 25: Manchester 2, Norfolk 0 Saturday, April 26: Norfolk 3, Manchester 2 Wednesday, April 30: Norfolk 1, Manchester 0, OT Friday, May 2: Manchester at Norfolk, 6:30 p.m. St. John’s 2, Albany 1 Friday, April 25: St. John’s 2, Albany 1 Saturday, April 26: Albany 4, St. John’s 2 Wednesday, April 30: St. John’s 1, Albany 0 Friday, May 2: Albany at St. John’s, 5 p.m. W-B/Scranton 2, Binghamton 1 Friday, April 25: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 3, Binghamton 2, OT Saturday, April 26: Binghamton 4, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 3, OT Wednesday, April 30: Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton 3, Binghamton 2, OT Friday, May 2: Binghamton at WilkesBarre/Scranton, 6:05 p.m.
TRANSACTIONS PROS BASEBALL Major League Baseball Players Association MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS ASSOCIATION — Named Javier Vazquez international special assistant. National League COLORADO ROCKIES — Placed RHP Tyler Chatwood on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Chad Bettis from Colorado Springs (PCL). LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Selected the contract of C Miguel Olivo from Albuquerque (PCL). Optioned C Tim Federowicz to Albuquerque. Transferred RHP Chad Billingsley to the 60-day DL. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association LOS ANGELES LAKERS — Announced the resignation of coach Mike D’Antoni. HOCKEY National Hockey League DALLAS STARS — Reassigned D Patrik Nemeth to Texas (AHL). LOS ANGELES KINGS — Recalled D Jeff Schultz from Manchester (AHL).
Atlanta 3, Indiana 2 Saturday, April 19: Atlanta 101, Indiana 93 Tuesday, April 22: Indiana 101, Atlanta 85 Thursday, April 24: Atlanta 98, Indiana 85 Saturday, April 26: Indiana 91, Atlanta 88 Monday, April 28: Atlanta 107, Indiana 97 Thursday, May 1: Indiana at Atlanta, 6 p.m. x-Saturday, May 3: Atlanta at Indiana, TBA Miami d. Charlotte, 4-0 Sunday, April 20: Miami 99, Charlotte 88 Wednesday, April 23: Miami 101, Charlotte 97 Saturday, April 26: Miami 98, Charlotte 85 Monday, April 28: Miami 109, Charlotte 98 Toronto 3, Brooklyn 2 Saturday, April 19: Brooklyn 94, Toronto 87 Tuesday, April 22: Toronto 100, Brooklyn 95 Friday, April 25: Brooklyn 102, Toronto 98 Sunday, April 27: Toronto 87, Brooklyn 79 Wednesday, April 30: Toronto 115, Brooklyn 113 Friday, May 2: Toronto at Brooklyn, 6 p.m. x-Sunday, May 4: Brooklyn at Toronto, TBA WESTERN CONFERENCE San Antonio 3, Dallas 2 Sunday, April 20: San Antonio 90, Dallas 85
COLLEGES ALABAMA — Named Reggie Witherspoon men’s assistant basketball coach. CALIFORNIA — Named Tracy Webster and Jon Harris men’s assistant basketball coaches. MARQUETTE — Named Brett Nelson men’s assistant basketball coach. MISSOURI — Retained men’s associate head basketball coach Tim Fuller. NJIT — Announced the resignation of men’s and women’s tennis coach Mike Sowter. OKLAHOMA STATE — Named James Dickey men’s assistant basketball coach. SAN JOSE STATE — Named Mia Fisher women’s assistant basketball coach. WINSTON-SALEM STATE — Named Tonia Walker athletic director.
Memphis 3, Oklahoma City 2 Saturday, April 19: Oklahoma City 100, Memphis 86 Monday, April 21: Memphis 111, Oklahoma City 105, OT Thursday, April 24: Memphis 98, Oklahoma City 95, OT Saturday, April 26: Oklahoma City 92, Memphis 89, OT Tuesday, April 29: Memphis 100, Oklahoma City 99 Thursday, May 1: Oklahoma City at Memphis, 7 p.m. x-Saturday, May 3: Memphis at Oklahoma City, TBA L.A. Clippers 3, Golden State 2 Saturday, April 19: Golden State 109, L.A. Clippers 105 Monday, April 21: L.A. Clippers 138, Golden State 98 Thursday, April 24: L.A. Clippers 98, Golden State 96 Sunday, April 27: Golden State 118, L.A. Clippers 97 Tuesday, April 29: L.A. Clippers 113, Golden State 103 Thursday, May 1: L.A. Clippers at Golden State, 9:30 p.m. x-Saturday, May 3: Golden State at L.A. Clippers, TBA Portland 3, Houston 2 Sunday, April 20: Portland 122, Houston 120, OT Wednesday, April 23: Portland 112, Houston 105 Friday, April 25: Houston 121, Portland 116, OT Sunday, April 27: Portland 123, Houston 120, OT Wednesday, April 30: Houston 108, Portland 98 Friday, May 2: Houston at Portland, 9:30 p.m. x-Sunday, May 4: Portland at Houston, TBA
BETTING ODDS GLANTZ-CULVER Major League Baseball FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Atlanta -140 at Miami at Cincinnati -120 Milwaukee at Colorado -130 New York American League at Boston (G1) -125 Tampa Bay at New York -165 Seattle at Boston (G2) -125 Tampa Bay at Kansas City -115 Toronto Interleague L.A. Dodgers -140 at Minnesota at Baltimore -130 Pittsburgh at Baltimore -150 Pittsburgh L.A. Dodgers -140 at Minnesota
LINE +130 +110 +120 +115 +155 +115 +105 +130 +120 +140 +130
NBA Playoffs FAVORITE LINEO/U UNDERDOG Indiana 1 (187) at Atlanta Oklahoma City 2½ (185) at Memphis L.A. Clippers 1 (209½)at Golden State NHL Playoffs FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Boston -180 Montreal +160 Odds to Win Series Boston -250 Montreal +210 Boxing Saturday WBA/WBC Welterweight Title At Las Vegas FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE Flyd Mywther Jr. -1200 Marcos Maidana+750
NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Re-signed RW Jaromir Jagr. American Hockey League WOLVES — Announced F Adam Cracknell returned to the team from St. Louis (NHL). Announced F ERIC KATTELUS was recalled from Kalamazoo (ECHL).
Wednesday, April 23: Dallas 113, San Antonio 92 Saturday, April 26: Dallas 109, San Antonio 108 Monday, April 28: San Antonio 93, Dallas 89 Wednesday, April 30: San Antonio 109, Dallas 103 Friday, May 2: San Antonio at Dallas, 7 p.m. x-Sunday, May 4: Dallas at San Antonio, TBA
EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Columbus 3 1 3 12 10 7 Kansas City 3 2 2 11 9 6 D.C. 3 2 2 11 10 8 New England 3 3 2 11 7 9 New York 2 2 5 11 13 12 Toronto FC 3 3 0 9 6 7 Houston 2 4 2 8 8 13 Philadelphia 1 3 5 8 9 11 Montreal 1 4 3 6 7 14 Fire 0 1 6 6 10 11 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Seattle 5 2 1 16 18 12 FC Dallas 5 2 1 16 18 14 Real Salt Lake 3 0 5 14 13 8 Colorado 3 2 2 11 9 9 Vancouver 2 2 4 10 12 10 Los Angeles 2 1 2 8 7 4 San Jose 1 2 3 6 6 7 Chivas USA 1 4 3 6 8 14 Portland 0 3 5 5 9 13 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Saturday’s Games Real Salt Lake at Fire, 7:30 p.m. New England at Toronto FC, noon San Jose at Vancouver, 6 p.m.
Los Angeles at Colorado, 8 p.m. Philadelphia at Seattle FC, 9 p.m. Houston at Chivas USA, 9:30 p.m. D.C. United at Portland, 9:30 p.m. Sunday’s Games New York at FC Dallas, 2 p.m. Columbus at Kansas City, 3 p.m.
NWSL Seattle Portland Washington FC Kansas City WesternNewYork Red Stars Houston Boston Sky Blue FC
W 4 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 0
L 0 0 2 2 1 2 2 2 2
T Pts GF GA 0 12 10 1 1 7 5 2 0 6 6 7 1 4 4 7 0 3 3 2 0 3 1 2 0 3 3 5 0 3 5 8 2 2 4 7
NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Wednesday Games FC Kansas City 1, Red Stars 0 Seattle FC 2, Sky Blue FC 0 Saturday’s Games Seattle FC at Washington, 5:30 p.m. Boston at Sky Blue FC, 6 p.m. Portland at Western New York, 6 p.m. FC Kansas City at Houston, 7 p.m.
ST. LOUIS 1:20 p.m. CSN/MLBN AM-720
ST. LOUIS 12:05 p.m. CSN/FS1 AM-720
ST. LOUIS 7:05 p.m. ESPN AM-720
WHITE SOX 7:05 p.m. CSN AM-720
at Cleveland 6:05 p.m. CSN AM-670
at Cleveland 5:05 p.m. WGN AM-670
at Cleveland 12:05 p.m. CSN AM-670
at Cubs 7:05 p.m. WCIU AM-670
ROCHESTER* 7:30 p.m. WCUU
ROCHESTER*# 3 p.m. WCUU SALT LAKE 7:30 p.m. WPWR *Playoffs #If necessary
ON TAP THURSDAY
6 p.m.: Tampa Bay at Boston or Seattle at N.Y. Yankees, MLBN
TV/Radio BOXING 8 p.m.: Welterweights, Roberto Garcia (34-3-0) vs. Victor Manuel Cayo (32-4-0), ESPN2
COLLEGE BASEBALL 6:30 p.m.: Kentucky at Tennessee, ESPNU
NBA BASKETBALL 6 p.m.: Playoffs, first round, Game 6, Indiana at Atlanta, NBATV 7 p.m.: Playoffs, first round, Game 6, Oklahoma City at Memphis, TNT 9:30 p.m.: Playoffs, first round, Game 6, L.A. Clippers at Golden State, TNT
7 p.m.: Alabama at Missouri, ESPN
NHL GOLF 8 a.m.: European PGA Tour, The Championship at Laguna National, first round, Golf Ch. (same-day tape) 11:30 a.m.: LPGA, North Texas Shootout, first round, Golf Ch. 2 p.m.: PGA Tour, Wells Fargo Championship, first round, Golf Ch.
6:30 p.m.: Playoffs, conference semifinals, Game 1, Montreal at Boston, NBCSN
AHL 7 p.m.: Playoffs, quarterfinals, Game 3, Rochester at Wolves, WCUU
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
2 p.m.: UEFA Europa League, semifinal, second leg, Benfica at Juventus, FS1
Noon: L.A. Dodgers at Minnesota, MLBN
PREPS BASEBALL HUNTLEY 4, CL SOUTH 3 Huntley CL South
101 110 0 – 4 6 3 021 000 0 – 3 4 1
WP: Kalish, 2-0 (6IP, 3H, 3R, 0ER, 0BB, 4K). Save: Costantino (1). LP: Smith Top hitters: Huntley – Skonieczny 1-2 (RBI), Kiriakopoulos 2-3 (RBI, R), DellAquila 1-1 (2R). CL South – Avella 1-3, Oliver 1-3 (R).
000 000 0 – 0 4 0 100 200 x – 3 3 1
WP: Ridout, 5-0 (6IP, 4H, 0R, 0ER, 1BB, 5K). Save: Schyvinck (2). LP: Crinigan, 0-3 (6IP, 3H, 3R, 3ER, 2BB, 3K). Top hitters: Hampshire – Merchut 2-3. Johnsburg – Ridout 1-2 (2B, SB, 2R), Kordik 2-3 (RBI, 2SB, R).
CARY-GROVE 4, McHENRY 1
SATURDAY PLAYOFFS* SECOND ROUND TBA
JOHNSBURG 3, HAMPSHIRE 0
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001 001 2 – 4 6 1 000 100 0 – 1 6 0
WP: Hanselmann (7IP, 6H, 1R, 1ER, 0BB, 3K). LP: Reiser (6IP, 4H, 2R, 2ER, 5BB, 6K). Top hitters: Cary-Grove – Splitt 2-4 (R, 2RBI, 2B), Christakes 2-4 (R, RBI), Sutherland (4BB, 2R). McHenry – Weston 2-3 (2 2B, RBI).
MARIAN CENTRAL 15 WHEATON ACADEMY 1 (5 INN.) Marian Wheaton
514 05 – 15 17 0 000 10 – 1 5 2
WP: Novak, 2-2 (5IP, 5H, 1R, 1ER, 2BB, 3K). LP: Vacente Top hitters: Marian Central – Rominski 3-3 (2B, 2HR, 3R, 3RBI), Bokowy 3-4 (HR, 3RBI, 2R), Spoden 2-3 (2R, 3RBI, HR), Crook 2-3 (R, 3RBI, HR).
RICHMOND-BURTON 5, MARENGO 0 Rich.-Burton Marengo
201 200 0 – 5 7 0 000 000 0 – 0 2 1
WP: Kaska 5-0 (7IP, 0R, 0ER, 2H, 2BB, 15K). LP: Kissack (7IP, 5R, 4ER, 3BB, 3K, 2HBP). Top hitters: Richmond-Burton – Dittmar 1-3 (2-run HR), Klicker 2-2 (2-run HR). Marengo - Kissack (2B), Velasquez (2B).
ALDEN-HEBRON 3, HARVARD 2 Alden-Hebron Harvard
200 001 0 – 3 2 1 011 000 0 – 2 6 0
WP: Nelson, 2-3 (7IP, 6H, 2R, 1ER, 2BB, 9K). LP: Schneider (7IP, 2H, 3R, 2ER, 3BB, 13K) Top hitters: Alden-Hebron – Nelson 1-3 (2R), Tieman 1-3 (RBI).
SOFTBALL GRAYSLAKE NORTH 4 DUNDEE-CROWN 2 Dundee-Crown 000 000 2 – 2 0 1 G’lake North 310 000 x – 4 8 3 WP: Vaughn (7IP, 4H, 2R, 2ER, 6BB, 7K). LP: Girard (6IP, 9H, 4R, 4ER, 3BB, 4K). Top hitters: Dundee-Crown – Emerson 1-4 (RBI), McVicker 1-4 (2B). Grayslake North – Delahunty 2-3 (RBI). Moore -2 (3RBI).
CL CENTRAL 1, CL SOUTH 0 CL Central CL South
000 100 0 - 1 6 0 000 000 0 - 0 6 2
WP: Mahaffy (7IP, 6H, 0R, 0ER, 1Bb, 9K). LP: Massie, 2-6 (7IP, 6H, 1R, 0ER, 2BB, 5K). Top hitters: CL Central - Kautz 2-3, (2B), Ellman 1-3, (R), Letto 1-3 (2B), Thomas 1-3. CL South - Kassel 3-3 (2B), McLean 1-3, Doppke 1-2.
HARVARD 3, WOODSTOCK 1 Woodstock Harvard
001 000 0 – 1 3 0 001 020 x – 3 4 0
WP: Brincks (7IP, 3H, 1R, 1ER, 1BB, 7K). LP: Lohmeyer (6IP, 4H, 3R, 3ER, 1Bb, 1K). Top hitters: Harvard – Proffit 1-3 (RBI), Trebes 1-3 (3B), Stephans 1-2 (2RBI). Woodstock – Baker 2-3 (RBI, 3B).
PRAIRIE RIDGE 10, WOODSTOCK NORTH 0 (5 INN.) Wood. North Prairie Ridge
000 000 – 0 5 3 011 53 – 1011 1
7 K. LP: Lohmeyer (7IP, 4H, 3R, 3ER, 1BB, 1K). Top hitters: Woodstock – Baker 2-3 (3B, RBI), Vansickle 1-3, Fischback 0-1 (BB, R). Harvard – Proffitt 1-3, Anderson 0-0 (BB, HBP, 2R), Stephens 1-2 (2RBI).
GIRLS SOCCER JOHNSBURG 6 WOODSTOCK NORTH 0 Johnsburg Woodstock North
– 6 – 0
First half J– Pruitt (Piggot) J– Hauck (Suidak) Second half J– Pruitt J– Szramek (Pruitt) J– Weaver (Pruitt) J– Giovanni (Reynolds) Goalkeeper saves: Cherwin (J) 6, Majercik (J) 0, Laabs (WN) 25
RICHMOND-BURTON 6 ROCKFORD LUTHERAN 2 Richmond-Burton Rockford Lutheran
– 6 – 2
Richmond-Burton goals: Rutherford (Enders), Havlicek (Ross), Havlicek (Enders), Davis (Basseur), Rutherford, Winkler. Goalkeeper saves: Koenig (RB) 4
IC CATHOLIC 2 MARIAN CENTRAL 1 (OT) Marian Central IC Catholic
HARVARD INVITATIONAL – 1 – 2
Marian Central goal: Guilbeault Goalkeeper saves: Green (MC) 6
BOYS TENNIS CL SOUTH 4, CL CENTRAL 3 Singles No. 1: Pudlo (CLC) d. Thome, 6-1, 6-2 No. 2: Randolph (CLS) d. Graves, 7-5, 7-5 No. 3: Sardiev (CLS) d. Peterson, 6-1, 6-4 Doubles No. 1: Gourikrishna/Sigmund (CLC) d. Devlin/Baietto, 6-2, 6-4 No. 2: Phoenix/St. John (CLC) d. Pacini/Squiers, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 No. 3: Harris/Gassensmith (CLS) d. Guzman/Lundgren, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 No. 4: Dobek/Hanigan (CLS) d. Peters/ Brahmbhatt, 7-5, 6-7, 6-1
McHENRY 4, DUNDEE-CROWN 3 Singles No. 1: Condon (McH) d. Stiefer, 6-4, 6-0 No. 2: Emerson (DC) d. Panck, 6-1, 6-4 No. 3: Rangel (DC) d. McCann, 6-0, 6-4 Doubles No. 1: Higgin/Maher (McH) d. Wagner/Spangenberg, 6-2, 6-0 No. 2: Phillips/Korstanje (McH) d. Naber/Sarrazine, 7-5, 6-4 No. 3: Gill/Leon (McH) d. Wurster/ Arshad, 6-4, 6-4 No. 4: Coler/McClaughry (DC) d. Austin/Simmons, 3-6, 7-5, 6-4
WOODSTOCK 5 BELVIDERE NORTH 2 Singles No. 1: Vitture (BN) d. Ring, 6-3, 6-3 No. 2: Cross (W) d. Cassaro, 7-5, 6-2 No. 3: Carsello (W) d. Pawzilla, 6-1, 6-1 Doubles No. 1: Sutter/Fischbach (W) d. Stiles/ Cook, 7-5 (7-3), 6-4 No. 2: Klosowski/Stewotrn (BN) d. Ratkovic/Lara, 6-2, 7-5 No. 3: Redemski/Nerland (W) d. Lock/ Ausmott, 6-0, 6-0 No. 4: Gonzales/Krueger (W) d. Hill Brywtesow, 6-4, 6-2
JOHNSBURG 7 WOODSTOCK NORTH 0 Singles No. 1: Niko Destephano (J) d. Jordan Plummer, 7-5, 6-3 No. 2: Wolter (J) d. Pankaw, 6-1, 6-0 No. 3: Pease (J) d. Ballena, 6-4, 6-1 Doubles No. 1: Joe Nikolai/Chris Schmidt (J) d. Julian/Helland, 6-0, 6-0 No. 2: Nusser/Wilson (J) d. Novore/ Langreck, 6-1, 6-0 No. 3: S. Nykaza/Grant (J) d. Dorz/ Molve, 6-3, 6-3 No. 4: I. Nykaza/MacKenzie (J) d. Devore/Ford, 6-1, 6-2
ST. FRANCIS 4, MARIAN CENTRAL 1
MONTINI 11, MARIAN CENTRAL 2
Singles No. 1: Shin (MC) d. Kovack, 6-3, 6-0 No. 2: Dean (SF) d. Casey, 6-0, 6-4 Doubles No. 1: Armburt/Chacko (SF) d. Herba/ Rost, 6-1, 6-4 No. 2: Eichenberger/Markelz (SF) d. Lee/Morehead, 6-1, 6-1 No. 3: Weiss/Kulisz (SF) d. Betancourt/Rost, 6-2, 6-2
Marian Central 100 100 0 – 2 5 4 Montini 501 320 x –11 13 0
WP: Hailey Baker 9-4 (5IP, 5H, 0R, 0ER, 0BB, 8K). LP: Butler Top hitters: Prairie Ridge – Bowman 2-3, Didier 2-4, Drain 2-4 (3RBI), O’Keefe 2-4 (RBI). Woodstock North - M. Wirfs 1-2 (3B).
WP: Trojnar. LP: Peters, 3-5 (1IP, 4H, 5R, 3ER, 3BB, 1K). Top hitters: Marian Central – Faunce 2-3 (2B), Chmiel 1-3 (HR), Daniels 2-3.
HARVARD 3, WOODSTOCK 1 Woodstock Harvard
001 000 0 – 1 3 0 001 020 x – 3 4 0
WP: Brincks 7 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB,
Long jump: 1. Farley (RCL) 14-4.5; 3. McNulty (MC) 12-3 High jump: 1. Calderaro (MC); 3. Jacobs (H) Triple jump: 1. Farley (RCL) 32-4; 3. McNulty (MC) 29-9 4x800 relay: 1. Marian Central 11:45.2; 2. Harvard 12:10.2 4x100 relay: 1. Marian Central 54.0; 2. Harvard 56.4 3,200 meters: 1. Jones (MC) 12:00.1; 2. Peterson (H) 12:22.1 100 high hurdles: 1. Calderero (MC) 18.3; 2. Genz (H) 18.5 100 meters: 1. Sockwell (RCL) 13.7; 2. Pelayo (H) 14.3; 3. Haak (H) 14.5; 4. Arejola (MC) 14.6; 5. Lalor (AH) 14.8 800 meters: 1. Jacobs (H) 2:31.6; 4. Cetera (MC) 2:59.2 4x200 relay: 1. Marian Central 1:57.3; 2. Harvard 1:59.0 400 meters: 1. Logan (H) 1:06.4; 3. Hackworthy (MC) 1:11.9; 4. Ackby (MC) 1:13.7; 5. Perez (AH) 1:25.9 300 low hurdles: 1. Kramer (GK) 51.5; 2. Korczak (H) 57.5; 3. McNulty (MC) 1:00.3 1,600 meters: 1. Peterson (H) 5:48.3; 2. Jones (MC) 5:50.8 200 meters: 1. Stricker (H) 27.9; 3. Guitterez (H) 31.0; 4. Shaughnessy (MC) 31.2; 5. Lalor (AH) 31.5 4x400 relay: 1. Harvard 4:42.5; 2. Marian Central 5:01.3 Pole vault: 1. Farley (RCL) 7-0; 2. Scarpelli (H) 6-0; 3. Stricker (H) 6-0
HARVARD INVITATIONAL Team scores: 1. Harvard 178; 2. Marian Central 126; 3. Genoa-Kingston 107; 4. Rockford Christian Life 64; 5. AldenHebron 6; 6. Williams Bay (Wis.) 2 Shot put: 1. Melson (H) 32-8; 4. Villasenor (H) 27-1 Discus: 1. Fischer (GK) 103-7.5; 2. Melson (H) 92-2.25; 3. Pasillas (H) 70-8
Team scores: 1. Harvard 140; 2. Rockford Christian Life 100; 3. Marian Central 73; 4. Alden-Hebron 32; 5. Williams Bay (Wis.) 4 Shot put: 1. Ford (RCL) 47-5; 4. Young (MC) 38-8.75 Discus: 1. W. Nelson (RCL) 126-11; 5. Glenn (AH) 92-5 Long jump: 1. Kramer (H) 18-5; 2. Heaver (AH) 17-6; 3. Korooka (MC) 17-0 High jump: 1. Poliquin (H) 5-4; 2. DiPietro (MC) 5-2; 3. Catarello (MC) 5-2; 4. Hernandez (H) 5-2; 5. Slauss (AH) 4-10 Triple jump: 1. Martin (H) 38-10.5; 2. Littner (MC) 33-3.5; 3. Santopadre (MC) 33-0 4x800 relay: 1. Harvard 9:27.5; 2. Marian Central 9:39.1 4x100 relay: 1. Marian Central 47.1; 2. Harvard 48.0 3,200 meters: 1. J. Pichardo (H); 2. Mercado (H) 110 high hurdles: 1. MacKenzie (H) 17.6; 2. Galarza (H) 18.0; 3. Beck (AH) 19.4; 4. Hernandez (H) 19.6; 5. DiPietro (MC) 20.0 100 meters: 1. Quansah (RCL) 11.8; 2. Martin (H) 12.2; 3. Norfleet (AH) 12.4 800 meters: 1. Kramer (H) 2:11.1; 2. Galvez (H) 2:11.6; 3. Lyons (MC) 2:12.7 4x200 relay: 1. Marian Central; 2. Harvard 400 meters: 1. Niemeyer (MC) 54.6; 4. Girolamo (MC) 1:00.6; 5. Mejia (H) 1:03.1 300 int. hurdles: 1. Galarza (H) 45.7; 2. Beck (AH) 49.7; 3 Hernandez (H) 50.6; 4. Tinkham (MC) 59.9 1,600 meters: 1. J. Pichardo (H) 5:01.6; 3. A. Pichardo (H) 5:14.7 200 meters: 1. Quansah (RCL) 24.4; 2. Iftner (H) 24.7; 4. Heaver (AH) 25.8 4x400 relay: 1. Harvard 3:42.2; 2. Marian Central 3:57.8; 3. Alden-Hebron 4:22.2 Pole vault: 1. Potter (RCL) 11-6
BOYS LACROSSE GRAYSLAKE CENTRAL 10 HUNTLEY 5 Huntley G’lake Central
1 1 3 0 6 2 1 1
– 5 – 10
Huntley goals: Koson 2, Conley 2, Fischer Grayslake Central goals: Clancy 6, Conley 2, Mudd, Brown Goalie saves: Ross (H) 3, Dinsmore (GLC) 3
SCHEDULE THURSDAY Baseball: Huntley at Woodstock North, 4 p.m.; Marengo at Richmond-Burton, Crystal Lake South at Lakes, Grant at Crystal Lake Central, Christian Life at Alden-Hebron, Woodstock at McHenry, Johnsburg at Hampshire, 4:30 p.m. Boys Tennis: Aurora Central at Marian Central, Hampshire at Woodstock, Jacobs at Dundee-Crown, Crystal Lake South at Prairie Ridge, 4 p.m.; McHenry at Huntley, Cary-Grove at Crystal Lake Central, 4:30 p.m. Softball: Christian Life at AldenHebron, Crystal Lake Central at CaryGrove, Grayslake Central at Crystal Lake South, Woodstock at Dundee-Crown, Hampshire at McHenry, Harvard at Rockford Christian, Johnsburg at Huntley, Grayslake North at Jacobs, St. Edward at Marian Central, Richmond-Burton at North Boone, 4:30 p.m. Girls Soccer: Crystal Lake Central at Hampshire, Crystal Lake South at McHenry, Dundee-Crown at Prairie Ridge, Burlington Central at Marengo, 4:30 p.m.; North Boone at Harvard, Richmond-Burton at Rockford Christian, 6 p.m.; Huntley at Cary-Grove, 6:30 p.m. Boys Track and Field: Hampshire, Marengo, Marian Central at RichmondBurton, 4 p.m. Girls Track and Field: Hampshire, Marengo, Marian Central at RichmondBurton, 4 p.m.
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Couples find common ground New guidelines suggest how on different spiritual paths women can prevent a stroke
Wichita Dear Chelsea: Thank you for your suggestion – it’s one that was echoed by many other readers. I have mentioned the Unitarian Universalist denomination and its website (www.uua. org) before in my column. Readers’ comments were enlightening:
DEAR ABBY Jeanne Phillips Dear Abby: I, too, am in a “mixed marriage.” I’m religious and my husband is an atheist. We agree to disagree on the matter. Religion (or lack of it) is a very personal thing, and however we feel, we owe each other respect for our different views. “Coerced” is great for trying to accommodate her husband, but now they see it didn’t work, he should stop pressuring her. She can refrain from going to services, but should consider attending the church’s social events. This solution worked well for us. My husband and my church friends get along well. Of course, this depends on the nature of the church. Mine happens to be one of the more progressive. It’s worth a try. – Kathryn In Ottawa, Canada Dear Abby: I knew my husband was atheist when we married. Our spiritual journeys are different, and we’re not going to change each other. We agreed I would raise our kids Catholic. I never expect him to be at church with us on Sundays, but for important sacraments (bap-
tism, first Communion, confirmation), he is there with the whole family because he realizes these events are important for his kids and me. He has become friendly with some of my clergy and fellow congregants, who accept him for the wonderful person he is. Maybe in the future “Coerced” could attend an event such as a church spaghetti dinner, something outside of services, and get to know the people her husband spends time with on Sundays. And he could spend a weekend doing a silent hiking retreat with his wife and her friends. Respecting each other’s spiritual path is a first step toward appreciating each other’s differences and growing together. – Blessed
In Oregon Dear Abby: “Coerced” is lucky to have a man who attends church and wants her to go, too. She might consider helping in the nursery. That way, she’s there with him but doesn’t have to listen to the message. Churches are always looking for help so parents can attend the service. – Laura In Connecticut • Write Dear Abby at www.dearabby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.
Dear Dr. K: Do women need to take special precautions to prevent a stroke? Dear Reader: Yes, they do – and a new set of guidelines published earlier this year helps us understand what those steps should be. The guidelines discuss stroke risk factors that women should consider from adolescence to old age. The first thing that might be surprising about the guidelines is they include stroke prevention advice for young women. Most strokes occur in older people (women and men). They are unusual in middle-aged and young adults, and even more unusual in childhood. But they do occur, and some young adults are at increased risk for a stroke. Take, for example, young women who are thinking about going on the birth control pill. Oral contraceptives boost the risk of stroke, even in younger women. The risk is greater in oral contraceptives with higher doses of estrogen, but these are prescribed less frequently today than in the past. The risk of oral contraceptives causing a stroke starts to increase when women reach age 35. How big is the risk? In women with no other factors that
ASK DR. K Dr. Anthony Komaroff also increase the risk of having a stroke (such as high blood pressure or smoking), taking a low-dose estrogen contraceptive about doubles the risk. However, the risk is still small: About 1 out of 10,000 women on oral contraceptives will have a stroke caused by the pills each year. In women older than age 35 who also smoke, the risk of stroke increases considerably. I advise such women to avoid using estrogen-containing pills, patches or devices. I urge that more strongly when the woman has other risk factors for stroke. Indeed, the new guidelines recommend women have their blood pressure checked before taking oral contraceptives. And they suggest women reduce other risk factors while taking oral contraceptives. The guidelines note about one in 12 women develop pre-eclampsia or other blood pressure problems during pregnancy. Untreated pre-eclampsia can lead to strokes. The guidelines recommend women who have had pre-
eclampsia, or are at risk for developing it, take low-dose aspirin until delivery. Pre-eclampsia disappears after delivery. But women who develop it are more likely to develop high blood pressure later in life, which then puts them at risk for stroke if not properly diagnosed and treated. The guidelines also state women who have migraines with aura have an increased risk of stroke. Women with this condition should stop smoking and consider taking medications to prevent migraines. Atrial fibrillation is a fast and irregular heartbeat. It is also a leading cause of stroke, more so in women than in men. Women with this condition should take a blood-thinning drug to help prevent stroke. The guidelines also recommend women ages 65 to 79 talk with their doctor about taking a daily baby aspirin (81 milligrams) to reduce the risk of stroke. So even though strokes can occur in women of all ages, we now know how to reduce the risks considerably. • Write to Dr. Komaroff at www.askdoctork.com or Ask Doctor K, 10 Shattuck St., Second Floor, Boston, MA 02115.
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Dear Abby: I’m writing to support “Feeling Coerced in San Diego” (Feb. 14), who is uncomfortable attending church with her husband. I understand her feelings because I, too, am an atheist in a relationship with a religious man. There is another option besides abstaining from church or attending only on major holidays, and that would be for “Coerced” and her husband to try a different church. One religion that embraces atheist church members is Unitarian Universalism. UU congregations often are made up of people from different backgrounds – Christian, Jewish, atheist and more. The focus of the sermons is on living a good life, treating other people and our planet with respect, and following one’s own path to spiritual enlightenment. It’s likely “Coerced” and her husband could both feel at home in such a congregation. – Chelsea In
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Brian Crane Pearls Before Swine
For Better or For Worse
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Lynn Johnston Crankshaft
Tom Batiuk & Chuck Hayes
Wiley The Duplex
Mort Walker Blondie
Dean Young & Denis LeBrun
Frank & Ernest
Bob Thaves Dilbert
Jim Meddick Hi and Lois
Rose is Rose
Pat Brady & Don Wimmer Arlo & Janis
Soup to Nutz
The Family Circus
Rick Stromoski Big Nate
The Argyle Sweater
Brian & Greg Walker
GWEN STEFANI TO COACH SEASON 7 OF ‘THE VOICE’
WORTH TALKIN’ ABOUT
Thursday, May 1, 2014 • Section C • Page 10
LOS ANGELES – NBC officials said Gwen Stefani will be a coach on “The Voice” next season. The network said Tuesday Stefani will join Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and another new coach, Pharrell Williams, on the singing contest’s seventh season. The two newcomers will drop by “The Voice” on May 5. NBC officials said Stefani, the frontwoman for rock band No Doubt and a solo performer, will sing her hit “Hollaback Girl,” while Williams is set to perform his new single, “Come Get It Bae.” Network officials also said coach Christina Aguilera will return for season eight.
Eric Clapton pays tribute to J.J. Cale on new album NEW YORK – Eric Clapton is paying tribute to his late friend and collaborator J.J. Cale with a new album. Tom Petty, Willie Nelson, John Mayer and others lend a hand on “The Breeze: An Appreciation of J.J. Cale,” due out July 29. The album includes 16 Cale songs re-imagined by Clapton and the all-star group of friends. Cale, architect of the Tulsa Sound and a widely influential figure in rock ‘n’ roll history, died last year at 74. Clapton turned Cale’s “After Midnight” and “Cocaine” into major hits and the two recorded and collaborated together. Others on the album include Mark Knopfler, Derek Trucks and Cale’s wife, Christine Lakeland. Clapton said in a statement he wants to bring more attention to Cale: “I’m just the messenger.”
Court appoints attorney for Walker’s daughter LOS ANGELES – A judge appointed an independent attorney for Paul Walker’s daughter Wednesday to help determine who will raise the teenager in the wake of her father’s death last year. Superior Court Commissioner David Cowan refused to dismiss a guardianship case, citing an investigator’s report that detailed issues with Meadow Rain Walker’s mother having custody of the 15-year-old. The report is confidential and Cowan did not elaborate on the issues contained in the report. Paul Walker, the star of the “Fast & Furious” film franchise, died in a car crash in November. His will called for his mother, Cheryl Ann Walker, to serve as guardian of his daughter, but she later asked for her petition to be dismissed. Attorneys said Wednesday that she had reached an agreement with Meadow Walker’s mother, Rebecca Jo Soteros, on who will care for her, but Cowan said he wasn’t comfortable with dismissing the case yet. He said Soteros was not in a position to take custody of her daughter “given where she’s living at this time.” He did not elaborate, but Cheryl Walker’s guardianship petition said Soteros had an alcohol problem. Soteros has hired an attorney to object to Cheryl Walker’s petition, but a formal objection has not been filed. Cowan said he would decide what to do with the case once he reviews a report prepared by Meadow Walker’s court-appointed attorney. He set another hearing in the case for May 28. Cheryl Walker’s attorney Steven Bledsoe said his client had “great love” for her granddaughter, but acknowledged that the teenager has expressed wishes to have someone serve as her caretaker. Her preference was not expressed in court, but her mother’s attorney, Fern Wender, said she was also representing the teenager. Cowan said while he wasn’t making any findings Wednesday, he would need guidance on whether it was appropriate for Wender to represent both Soteros and Meadow Walker.
Note in Cobain’s wallet mocks wedding vows to Love SEATTLE – A handwritten note police discovered in Kurt Cobain’s wallet after his suicide disparages Courtney Love, the late Nirvana frontman’s wife. CBS News reported the note was taken from Cobain’s wallet when police arrived at his home on April 8, 1994, after Cobain fatally shot himself. The note was never made public. CBS obtained it from the Seattle Police via a public information request. The network reports that the undated note, apparently written by Cobain on stationery from San Francisco’s Phoenix Hotel, is written like a mock wedding vow. It references Love as Cobain’s “lawful shredded wife” who would be “siphoning” his money for drugs. Cobain’s body was discovered in Seattle on April 8, 1994. An investigation determined that days earlier Cobain had gone into the greenhouse of his home and taken a massive dose of heroin. He then shot himself with a 20-gauge shotgun. Earlier this year, in advance of the 20th anniversary of Cobain’s suicide, a Seattle detective reviewed the case files, including evidence photos and statements. He found no new information to
change the police conclusion that Cobain took his own life. Cobain, who was 27 when he died, sold millions of albums with Nirvana and helped popularize the Pacific Northwest’s heavy, muddy “grunge” rock.
Miley Cyrus postpones two more concert dates NEW YORK – Miley Cyrus has been forced to postpone two more concert dates, this time in Europe. The 21-year-old pop singer’s May 2 date in Amsterdam and May 4 appearance in Antwerp, Belgium, on her Bangerz tour have been pushed back to June. A Wednesday news release said Cyrus’ symptoms from a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics have returned and doctors will not allow her to travel. Cyrus was forced to postpone her U.S. tour until August after treatment for a sinus infection went awry, but expected to be able to keep her European tour on track. The news release said Cyrus still expects to make her London appearance on May 6 as planned. The Antwerp show has been rescheduled for June 20 and the Amsterdam concert will be held June 22.
British media: Prince Harry, girlfriend break up LONDON – British news media are reporting that Prince Harry and his girlfriend Cressida Bonas have split up. Press Association cited an unidentified source as saying that Harry, 29, and Bonas, 25, had decided to end their two-year relationship. Other news media – including the BBC, the Daily Mail and The Sun – also reported the breakup, giving no sources. Royal officials declined to comment. This year, Harry shifted his military career from flying Apache helicopters to organizing army events as a staff officer, meaning he could see Bonas more often. Speculation about a possible engagement had been rife since Bonas and Harry appeared together at an official charity event in March. Harry is the grandson of Queen Elizabeth II and is fourth in line for the throne.
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Builder promises $500,000 gift to children’s hospital Charlie Murphy of Crystal Lake was equally optimistic. “This year will be even better than in 2013 or recent prior years,” he said. “This year we will be under contract to build 85 new houses and 60 of those will end in closings with people moving into them.” Remodeling projects in 2014 number 35, he added. With business rolling along at a furious pace, Murphy has earned enough from the new housing and remodeling industries to give back a chunk of profit to charity. This year’s big charity is St. Jude Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Murphy’s company will build a custom house and donate sales proceeds to the nonprofit hospital founded in 1962 that emphasizes pediatric treatment and the research
Jerry Kuyper The last time this newspaper touched base with Icon Building Group, the company was building a dozen new houses, plus completing a dozen remodeling projects annually. That was in July 2011, when the company was based in Algonquin. Today in the spring of 2014, the picture has expanded. “We are growing like crazy,” sales director Jenny Rice said. “We are doing 40 to 50 new houses a year, and the remodeling business is absolutely booming.” Her boss and company founder New Construction – Plote Homes LLC
of children’s catastrophic diseases, primarily cancer. “The goal is to write a check for $500,000 to St. Jude’s hospital,” Murphy said. “Icon is building for free, meaning donating all of its time to design, build and market the home.” “We will not make any money on this house,” Rice said. “Not a penny goes to Charlie or to Icon.” The custom house is on a 15,000-square-foot cul-de-sac lot in the Gregg’s Landing subdivision of Vernon Hills. Ground was broken this month, and completion is targeted for the fourth quarter. The four-bedroom, four-bathroom home will be put on the market for a thousand dollars less than $1.3 million.
See BUILDER, page E2
Charlie Murphy, founder of Icon Building Group, plans to donate half the potential proceeds of a $1.3 million custom house to St. Jude Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. A rendering of the house is pictured above.
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Amount of donation to depend on sales price of home • BUILDER Continued from page E1 It also features a three-car garage, two stories with a finished basement, a stone fireplace, hardwood floors, a cedar shake roof and a walkout deck from the kitchen area. There are 5,000 square feet of living space. With a finished basement, that living space expands to 7,000 square feet. The hospital could receive a check larger than $500,000, as 50 percent of the sales total has been promised to St. Jude’s. If the house sells for $1.3 million, St. Jude’s will receive a check for $650,000. The other $650,000 would go for time and materials to the subcontractors, plus the purchase of the $275,000 lot. “We are expecting more than a 50 percent payout to the hospital, as some of the trades [subcontractors] are donating their time, if not materials. In fact, we might get close to $700,000 donated from the trades. All donations from the trades have not been finalized yet,” Rice said. “People can contact me if they would like to donate anything toward the cause,” said Murphy, who can be reached at 815-715-2536. Several years ago, an employee of Icon got Murphy interested in St. Jude’s Research Hospital. Murphy’s friend Jeff Ohm, a north suburban Realtor, became equally interested in the Tennessee facility. The two men contacted an investor they knew with properties to sell. The investor said he had the perfect lot for their charitable instincts. “The guy who owned the lot thought it was worth $300,000, but he sold it to us for $275,000,” Murphy said of the lot in Gregg’s Landing. “That was his $25,000 donation to our cause.” Ohm also is donating his services and will host three weeks of open houses later in the year when the house is completed, Rice said. “I just love kids and for me to help kids at such a young age is a joy,” Murphy said. “And St. Jude does such remarkable work with these children. Also, I want this project to raise awareness as to what St. Jude is all about.” Murphy will be busy building new houses this year as well as overseeing his burgeoning remodeling business. The quantity of projects for Icon is phenomenal compared with others in the new-housing market in Chicago’s northern suburbs. “I own five communities [subdivisions], and I am the featured builder in another,” he said. He attributed the success to persistence, customer focus and company service. “What I have realized in my life is that life is about service and the more I can help people get what they want, the happier, and more joyful life is to me,” Murphy said. “If you look at the real estate market over the last five years, and see what we have accomplished in the worst recession of the past 70 or 80 years, and how we have thrived, you have to believe we are doing something right. The mantra of the company and us is about service. People connect with that. They feel it and get comfortable with us, and that is big reason why we are successful.” Murphy also works hard. “I believe opportunities are created,” he said. “We are aggressive and network our tails off. Even if we get only a sniff of a thing, we will be on the phone with what we hope is a
The custom house in Vernon Hills that Icon Building Group’s Charlie Murphy of Crystal Lake is building for the benefit of St. Jude Research Hospital will have an entertainment area like this. This existing entertainment area was designed for one of Murphy’s completed new houses. BELOW: The foundation is being laid for the $1.3 million house.
future customer. All of us have that mentality.” Murphy, 51, bankrolled the company, which was formed six years ago with a base in Algonquin. Rice, 46, heads up sales, marketing and selections (interiors). The company changed its name from Icon Development Group to Icon Building Group several years ago. “Not everyone understood what ‘development’ meant and changing that word to ‘building’ cleared up the confusion,” Rice said. Besides aggressiveness, Murphy said two other factors played into the company’s success. “We focus on the customer, and the money always has to be secondary,” Murphy said. “We do not want to build just to benefit us. We want the project to benefit everyone involved. That’s the way we work. I want everyone to be comfortable, and this involves finances and time, before we begin.
“Besides aggressiveness and customer focus, we have an advantage in that we are a full-service firm. It is soup to nuts, from exterior and interior design, architecture to the financing. As far as financing, we have banks we work with that are really good.” For the most part, Murphy prefers to build new houses. Opportunities come along, though, to tear down or rebuild older structures, finish basements, add a room here or there, and to buy and remodel an older house. These opportunities are not overlooked. Murphy said Icon’s guarantee is that a contract will be completed on time with zero defect. If the close date is missed as stipulated in the contract, Icon is subject to a penalty and that could cost the company up to $1,000 a day. “When we say zero defect on a house, we mean we have gone through the house with a punch list
and corrected everything on that list before anyone moves in,” Rice explained. “We walk the property the week before closing with the customer and create a punch list of what he or she wants to do and then we do it.” During this walk, the owner is taught the mechanicals in the house and will learn, for example, just how a multiple-zoned heating system works. Twenty-five years ago, Murphy and three partners invented a filtration product for restaurant exhaust systems. “If grease or oil got onto the roof, that would not only be dangerous but could void the roofing contract as well,” he said. His company, which opened for business in 1989, had 22 branch offices across the country. “You can imagine the business as it came from Chile’s, Applebees, Outback Steak House and restaurants like those.”
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He and the three partners sold the company in 2000 to Ecolab, a $4 billion environmental company based in St. Paul. He did not reveal the sale price but acknowledged it was at least in eight figures. The money was enough to let him ease up a bit. Murphy consulted and coached youth sports for several years, and then, in 2005, he became intrigued with the real estate market. “A guy I met approached me looking for some money and I became his financial partner.” Murphy struggled with the partnership. “I am somewhat of a control freak,” he said. “I did not want to invest a lot of my money into something and not have full control over its use.” Murphy ended up buying out his partner and becoming owner of an 11-home Villas in Hidden Lake subdivision in Buffalo Grove. By 2008, the real estate bug was firmly embedded in his makeup. He envisioned opening a new-house construction and old-house remodeling business. Rice joined the company in November 2008, and shortly afterward Icon was born. “She’s attractive and funny and she is great with people,” Murphy said. “She also has an artistic side, a design flair about her. She is great when it comes to helping customers with interior design. She helps them find what they want to accomplish.” Born on the East Coast, Murphy moved to Naperville in 1972. In 1992, he took up residence in McHenry County, where he lives in Crystal Lake. Rice lives in Crystal Lake. In the early Icon years, the office was in Algonquin. Since then it has moved to Hawthorn Trails, one of Murphy’s single-family housing communities. For information, call 815-715-2536, 815-444-7400, visit www.icon-group. com or email jennyr@icon-group. com or email@example.com.
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PUBLIC NOTICE W11-3805 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, WOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWABS INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-BCS; Plaintiff, vs. ROGER L. LAMBRECHTS A/K/A ROGER A. LAMBRECHTS; DENIS A. LAMBRECHTS; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF ROGER L. LAMBRECHTS, IF ANY; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF DENISE A. LAMBRECHTS, IF ANY; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON RECORD CLAIMANTS; Defendants, 12 CH 107 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above entitled cause on December 11, 2012 Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the hour of 10:30 a.m. in the offices of Botto Gilbert Gehris Lancaster, 970 McHenry Avenue, Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described mortgaged real estate: Commonly known as 1510 North Ramble Road, McHenry, Il 60050. P.I.N. 09-27-403-003. The mortgaged real estate is improved with a single family residence. If the subject mortgaged real estate is a unit of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Condominium Property Act. Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds, balance, by certified funds, within 24 hours. No refunds. The property will NOT be open for inspection. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. For information call Law Clerk at Plaintiff's Attorney, The Wirbicki Law Group, 33 West Monroe Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603. (312) 360-9455 W11-3805. INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION Selling Officer, (312) 4441122 I601746 (Published in the Northwest Herald April 24, May 1, 8, 2014) Have a photo you'd like to share? Upload it to our online photo album at NWHerald.com/MyPhotos
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PUBLIC NOTICE W11-4467 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, WOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP Plaintiff, vs. JAMES O'DOHERTY; CYNTHIA S. O'DOHERTY; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF JAMES O'DOHERTY IF ANY; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF CYNTHIA S. O'DOHERTY, IF ANY; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON RECORD CLAIMANTS; Defendants, 12CH 252 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above entitled cause on December 31, 2013 Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at the hour of 10:30 a.m. in the offices of Botto Gilbert Gehris Lancaster, 970 McHenry Avenue, Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described mortgaged real estate: Commonly known as 807 Joanne Lane, Harvard, IL 60033. P.I.N. 06-02-104-020. The mortgaged real estate is improved with a single family residence. If the subject mortgaged real estate is a unit of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Condominium Property Act. Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds, balance, by certified funds, within 24 hours. No refunds. The property will NOT be open for inspection. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. For information call Law Clerk at Plaintiff's Attorney, The Wirbicki Law Group, 33 West Monroe Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603. (312) 360-9455 W11-4467. INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION Selling Officer, (312) 4441122 I601345 (Published in the Northwest Herald April 19, 24, May 1, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY- SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS ASSOCIATED BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, -v.WILLIAM R BOLGER, LAURA BOLGER, SUNSET RIDGE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, ASSOCIATED BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Defendants 12 CH 943 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on February 21, 2014, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 1:00 PM on June 2, 2014, at the NLT Title L.L.C, 390 Congress Parkway, Suite D, Crystal Lake, IL, 60014,
ys sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 5110 Wood Duck Lane, Richmond, IL 60071 Property Index No. 04-09-229008. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $263,429.63. Sale terms: The bid amount, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, shall be paid in certified funds immediately by the highest and best bidder at the conclusion of the sale. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: HEAVNER, SCOTT, BEYERS & MIHLAR, LLC, 111 East Main Street, DECATUR, IL 62523, (217) 422-1719. If the sale is not confirmed for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the purchase price paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee's attorney. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 606064650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. HEAVNER, SCOTT, BEYERS & MIHLAR, LLC 111 East Main Street DECATUR, IL 62523 (217) 422-1719 Case Number: 12 CH 943 TJSC#: 34-6161
NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I603862 (Published in the Northwest Herald April 24, May 1, 8, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICE United States District Court Northern District of Illinois Western Division Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, As Trustee for the Registered Holders of Morgan Stanley ABS Capital I Inc. Trust 2007HE7 Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates Series 2007-HE7 vs. Gina C. Edge, Jerome R. Edge II Amcore Mortgage, Inc., Internal Revenue Service, Case No. 3:12-cv-50160 Honorable District Judge: Philip G. Reinhard NOTICE OF SPECIAL COMMISSIONER'S SALE INTERESTED PARTIES ARE ADVISED TO CONSULT WITH THEIR OWN ATTORNEYS BEFORE BIDDING AT THE FORECLOSURE SALE As provided by the Judgment entered in the above cause on July 26, 2011, Public Notice is given that on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at 1:30 p.m., at the front door of the McHenry County Court House in Woodstock, Illinois, Anthony R. Fabiano, Special Commissioner for this court, will sell to the highest bidder payable in cash or certified funds, the following described premises: Lot 8 in Block 10 in Hobart's Addition to Woodstock, being a Subdivision of part of Lots 177 and 202 of the Assessor's Plat of part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 8 and part of the North Half of the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 8, Township 44 North, Range 7 East of the Third Principal Meridian, according to the Plat thereof recorded November 14, 1983, as Document No. 11090 in Book 1 of Plats, page 48, in McHenry County, Illinois Commonly known as: 327 Burbank Avenue, Woodstock, IL 60098. The real estate is improved with a single family dwelling; and it will not be open for inspection. A judgment for $202,087.88 was awarded to Plaintiff in the foreclosure suit. Sale Terms: Ten percent (10%) of the purchase must be paid by certified funds at the time of purchase; the balance paid by certified funds within 24 hours of the purchase. No refunds will be made. The property will be sold subject to general taxes, special assessments, liens and restrictions of record. When the sale is made, the purchaser will be given a Receipt of Sale. Upon approval of the Report of Sale by the United States District
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PUBLIC NOTICE United States District Court Northern District of Illinois Western Division HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE OF THE FIELDSTONE MORTGAGE INVESTMENT TRUST, SERIES 2005-2 Plaintiff, v KRISTIN CASSIDY, MORTGAGE, ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INC., AS NOMINEE FOR FIELDSTONE MORTGAGE COMPANY, Defendant(s). Case No. 3:12-cv-50237 Honorable District Judge Philip G. Reinhard NOTICE OF SPECIAL COMMISSIONER'S SALE (INTERESTED PARTIES ARE ADVISED TO CONSULT WITH THEIR OWN ATTORNEYS BEFORE BIDDING AT THE FORECLOSURE SALE) As required by the Judgment entered in the above cause on February 14, 2013, Public Notice is given that on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 1:00 p.m., at the front door of the McHenry County Court House in Woodstock, Illinois, Anthony R. Fabiano, Special Commissioner for this court, will sell to the highest bidder payable in cash or certified funds, the following described premises: Unit 421-2A together with its undivided percentage interest in the common elements in Country Club Manors Condominium, as delineated and defined in the declaration recorded as document number 97R01878 in part of the East 1/2 of the West 1/2 of the Northwest 1/4 of section 9, Township 44 North, Range 7 East of the Third Principal Meridian, in McHenry County, Illinois Commonly known as: 421 Leah Lane, Unit 2A, Woodstock, IL 60098. The real estate is improved with a single family dwelling; and it will not be open for inspection. A judgment for $94,840.56 was awarded to Plaintiff in the foreclosure suit. Sale Terms: Ten percent (10%) of the purchase must be paid by certified funds at the time of purchase; the balance paid by certified funds within 24 hours of the purchase. No refunds will be made. The property will be sold subject to general taxes, special assessments, liens and restrictions of record. When the sale is made, the purchaser will be given a Receipt of Sale. Upon approval of the Report of Sale by the United States District Judge, the Special Commissioner will issue a Certificate of Sale to the purchaser and a Deed at a specified time unless the property is redeemed according to law. Interested persons may contact Attorney Anthony R. Fabiano at 321 West State Street, Rockford, Illinois; 815-965-6781 /s/ Anthony R. Fabiano Special Commissioner of the United States District Court Northern District of Illinois, Western Division (Published in the Northwest Herald May 1, 8, 15, 2014. #A3023)
PUBLIC NOTICE United States District Court Northern District of Illinois Western Division U.S. BANK N.A., IN ITS CAPACITY AS TRUSTEE FOR CSFB ABS TRUST SERIES 2001-HE30, CSFB MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2001-HE30 PLAINTIFF vs. JOHN P. ROGERS, BONNIE SPACCARELLI HANNON, DEFENDANTS CASE No. 3:12-cv-50383 District Judge: Philip G. Reinhard NOTICE OF SPECIAL COMMISSIONER'S SALE INTERESTED PARTIES ARE ADVISED TO CONSULT WITH THEIR OWN ATTORNEYS BEFORE BIDDING AT THE FORECLOSURE SALE As provided by the Judgment entered in the above cause on April 9, 2013, Public Notice is given that on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at 1:00 p.m., at the front door of the McHenry County Court House in Woodstock, Illinois, Anthony R. Fabiano, Special Commissioner for this court, will sell to the highest bidder payable in cash or certified funds, the following described premises: That part of the Northeast quarter of Section 9, Township 44 North, Range 7 East of the Third Principal Meridian described as follows: Beginning at the Northwest corner of the Northeast Quarter, aforesaid, thence East parallel with the North line of said Section 9, 16 rods; thence South 20 rods; thence West 16 rods; thence North, parallel with the West line of said Section 9, 20 rods to the place of beginning; And including That part of the Northeast quarter of Section 9, Township 44 North, Range 7 East of the Third Principal Meridian described as follows: Commencing at the Northwest corner of the Northeast Quarter, aforesaid, thence East, parallel with the North line of said Section 9, 16 rods; thence South 20 rods to the place of beginning; thence continuing South on the extension of the last described line, a distance of 24 rods to a point thence West, along a line parallel with the North line of said Section 9, a distance of 16 rods to a point; thence North, along a line parallel with the East line of said Section 9.24 rods, more or less, to the Southwest corner of that certain parcel of land conveyed by
par veye by Lura Still by deed recorded as document 354680; thence Easterly along the South line of the aforementioned parcel, 16 rods, more or less, to the place of beginning, all in McHenry County, Illinois. Commonly known as: 11515 Country Club Road, Woodstock, IL 60098 The real estate is improved with a single family dwelling; and it will not be open for inspection. A judgment for $146,478.92 was awarded to Plaintiff in the foreclosure suit. Sale Terms: Ten percent (10%) of the purchase must be paid by certified funds at the time of purchase; the balance paid by certified funds within 24 hours of the purchase. No refunds will be made. The property will be sold subject to general taxes, special assessments, liens and restrictions of record. At the time the sale is made, purchaser will be given a Receipt of Sale. Upon approval of the Report of Sale by the United States District Judge, the Special Commissioner will issue a Certificate of Sale to the purchaser and a Deed at a specified time unless the property is redeemed according to law. Interested persons may contact Attorney Anthony R. Fabiano at 321 West State Street, Rockford, Illinois; 815-965-6781 Anthony R. Fabiano Special Commissioner of the United States District Court Northern District of Illinois Western Division
pr condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORT-
(C) GAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, examine the court file or contact Plaintiff's attorney: CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-12-36538. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 606064650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 Attorney File No. 14-12-36538 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Case Number: 13 CH 00274 TJSC#: 34-6387 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collectio Pr tices Ac
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PUBLIC NOTICE W13-2789 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, WOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; Plaintiff, vs. NICHOLAS P. BELLINASO; JAMIE M. BELLINASO; THE SPRING LAKE FARM SOUTH CELEBRITY SERIES SINGLE FAMILY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF NICHOLAS P. BELLINASO, IF ANY; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF JAMIE M BELLINASO, IF ANY; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON RECORD CLAIMANTS; Defendants, 13 CH 1603 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above entitled cause on March 11, 2014 Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the hour of 10:30 a.m. in the offices of Botto Gilbert Gehris Lancaster, 970 McHenry Avenue, Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described mortgaged real estate: Commonly known as 380 South Annandale Drive, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156. P.I.N. 18-26-382-031. The mortgaged real estate is improved with a single family residence. If the subject mortgaged real estate is a unit of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Condominium Property Act. Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds, balance, by certified funds, within 24 hours. No refunds. The property will NOT be open for inspection. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. For information call Law Clerk at Plaintiff's Attorney, The Wirbicki Law Group, 33 West Monroe Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603. (312) 360-9455 W13-2789. INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION Selling Officer, (312) 4441122 I601763 (Published in the Northwest Herald April 24, May 1, 8, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY- SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, -v.JASON WENZEL A/K/A JASON D. WENZEL, et al Defendants 13 CH 00274 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on January 23, 2014, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 1:00 PM on May 29, 2014, at the NLT Title L.L.C, 390 Congress Parkway, Suite D, Crystal Lake, IL, 60014, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 615 MEADOW LANE, HARVARD, IL 60033 Property Index No. 06-02-327016, Property Index No. (06-02300-002 underlying). The real estate is improved with a single family residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/ or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the
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ope y Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds, balance, by certified funds, within 24 hours. No refunds. The property will NOT be open for inspection. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. For information call Law Clerk at Plaintiff's Attorney, The Wirbicki Law Group, 33 West Monroe Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603. (312) 360-9455 W11-4467. INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION Selling Officer, (312) 4441122 I601345 (Published in the Northwest Herald April 19, 24, May 1, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE W11-3805 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, WOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWABS INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-BCS; Plaintiff, vs. ROGER L. LAMBRECHTS A/K/A ROGER A. LAMBRECHTS; DENIS A. LAMBRECHTS; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF ROGER L. LAMBRECHTS, IF ANY; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF DENISE A. LAMBRECHTS, IF ANY; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON RECORD CLAIMANTS; Defendants, 12 CH 107 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above entitled cause on December 11, 2012 Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the hour of 10:30 a.m. in the offices of Botto Gilbert Gehris Lancaster, 970 McHenry Avenue, Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described mortgaged real estate: LOT 22 IN BLOCK 7 IN LAKELAND SHORES UNIT NO. 2, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF LOT "A" IN LAKELAND SHORES UNIT NO. 1, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 45 NORTH, RANGE 8, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED NOVEMBER 21, 1957 AS DOCUMENT NO. 331763, IN BOOK 13 OF PLATS, PAGE 46, AS AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE RECORDED MAY 25, 1961 AS DOCUMENT NO. 386168, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Commonly known as 1510 North Ramble Road, McHenry, Il 60050. P.I.N. 09-27-403-003. The mortgaged real estate is improved with a single family residence. If the subject mortgaged real estate is a unit of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Condominium Property Act. Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds, balance, by certified funds, within 24 hours. No refunds. The property will NOT be open for inspection. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. For information call Law Clerk at Plaintiff's Attorney, The Wirbicki Law Group, 33 West Monroe Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603. (312) 360-9455 W11-3805. INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION Selling Officer, (312) 4441122 I601746 (Published in the Northwest Herald April 24, May 1, 8, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICE W11-4467 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, WOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP Plaintiff, vs. JAMES O'DOHERTY; CYNTHIA S. O'DOHERTY; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF JAMES O'DOHERTY IF ANY; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF CYNTHIA S. O'DOHERTY, IF ANY; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON RECORD CLAIMANTS; Defendants, 12CH 252 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above entitled cause on December 31, 2013 Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at the hour of 10:30 a.m. in the offices of Botto Gilbert Gehris Lancaster, 970 McHenry Avenue, Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described mortgaged real estate: LOT 83 IN SHADOW CREEK, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF GOVERNMENT LOTS 1 AND 2 OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 45 NORTH, RANGE 5 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED SEPTEMBER 10, 1999 AS DOCUMENT NO. 1999R64036 AND CERTIFICATE OF CORRECTION RECORDED OCTOBER 5, 1999 AS DOCUMENT NUMBER IN MCHENRY 1999R69511 COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Commonly known as 807 Joanne Lane, Harvard, IL 60033. P.I.N. 06-02-104-020. The mortgaged real estate is improved with a single family residence. If the subject mortgaged real estate is a unit of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Condominium Property Act.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY- SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS ASSOCIATED BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, -v.WILLIAM R BOLGER, LAURA BOLGER, SUNSET RIDGE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, ASSOCIATED BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Defendants 12 CH 943 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on February 21, 2014, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 1:00 PM on June 2, 2014, at the NLT Title L.L.C, 390 Congress Parkway, Suite D, Crystal Lake, IL, 60014, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Lot 42 in Hunt Club EstatesPhase One A, being a Subdivision of part of the Northeast Quarter of Section 9, Township 46 North, Range 8 East of the Third Principal Meridian, according to the Plat thereof recorded May 7, 1998 as Document Number 1998R028373 and Certificate of Correction recorded as Document Number 1998R067964, in McHenry County, Illinois. Commonly known as 5110 Wood Duck Lane, Richmond, IL 60071 Property Index No. 04-09-229008. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $263,429.63. Sale terms: The bid amount, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, shall be paid in certified funds immediately by the highest and best bidder at the conclusion of the sale. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: HEAVNER, SCOTT, BEYERS & MIHLAR, LLC, 111 East Main Street, DECATUR, IL 62523, (217) 422-1719. If the sale is not confirmed for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the purchase price paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee's attorney. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 606064650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. HEAVNER, SCOTT, BEYERS & MIHLAR, LLC 111 East Main Street DECATUR, IL 62523 (217) 422-1719 Case Number: 12 CH 943 TJSC#: 34-6161 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I603862 (Published in the Northwest Herald April 24, May 1, 8, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICE United States District Court Northern District of Illinois Western Division Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, As Trustee for the Registered Holders of Morgan Stanley ABS Capital I Inc. Trust 2007-
y api HE7 Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates Series 2007-HE7 vs. Gina C. Edge, Jerome R. Edge II Amcore Mortgage, Inc., Internal Revenue Service, Case No. 3:12-cv-50160 Honorable District Judge: Philip G. Reinhard NOTICE OF SPECIAL COMMISSIONER'S SALE INTERESTED PARTIES ARE ADVISED TO CONSULT WITH THEIR OWN ATTORNEYS BEFORE BIDDING AT THE FORECLOSURE SALE As provided by the Judgment entered in the above cause on July 26, 2011, Public Notice is given that on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at 1:30 p.m., at the front door of the McHenry County Court House in Woodstock, Illinois, Anthony R. Fabiano, Special Commissioner for this court, will sell to the highest bidder payable in cash or certified funds, the following described premises: Lot 8 in Block 10 in Hobart's Addition to Woodstock, being a Subdivision of part of Lots 177 and 202 of the Assessor's Plat of part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 8 and part of the North Half of the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 8, Township 44 North, Range 7 East of the Third Principal Meridian, according to the Plat thereof recorded November 14, 1983, as Document No. 11090 in Book 1 of Plats, page 48, in McHenry County, Illinois Commonly known as: 327 Burbank Avenue, Woodstock, IL 60098. The real estate is improved with a single family dwelling; and it will not be open for inspection. A judgment for $202,087.88 was awarded to Plaintiff in the foreclosure suit. Sale Terms: Ten percent (10%) of the purchase must be paid by certified funds at the time of purchase; the balance paid by certified funds within 24 hours of the purchase. No refunds will be made. The property will be sold subject to general taxes, special assessments, liens and restrictions of record. When the sale is made, the purchaser will be given a Receipt of Sale. Upon approval of the Report of Sale by the United States District Judge, the Special Commissioner will issue a Certificate of Sale to the purchaser and a Deed at a specified time unless the property is redeemed according to law. Interested persons may contact Attorney Anthony R. Fabiano at 321 West State Street, Rockford, Illinois; 815-965-6781 Anthony R. Fabiano Special Commissioner of the United States District Court Northern District of Illinois Western Division (Published in the Northwest Herald May 1, 8, 15, 2014. #A2832)
PUBLIC NOTICE United States District Court Northern District of Illinois Western Division HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE OF THE FIELDSTONE MORTGAGE INVESTMENT TRUST, SERIES 2005-2 Plaintiff, v KRISTIN CASSIDY, MORTGAGE, ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INC., AS NOMINEE FOR FIELDSTONE MORTGAGE COMPANY, Defendant(s). Case No. 3:12-cv-50237 Honorable District Judge Philip G. Reinhard NOTICE OF SPECIAL COMMISSIONER'S SALE (INTERESTED PARTIES ARE ADVISED TO CONSULT WITH THEIR OWN ATTORNEYS BEFORE BIDDING AT THE FORECLOSURE SALE) As required by the Judgment entered in the above cause on February 14, 2013, Public Notice is given that on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 1:00 p.m., at the front door of the McHenry County Court House in Woodstock, Illinois, Anthony R. Fabiano, Special Commissioner for this court, will sell to the highest bidder payable in cash or certified funds, the following described premises: Unit 421-2A together with its undivided percentage interest in the common elements in Country Club Manors Condominium, as delineated and defined in the declaration recorded as document number 97R01878 in part of the East 1/2 of the West 1/2 of the Northwest 1/4 of section 9, Township 44 North, Range 7 East of the Third Principal Meridian, in McHenry County, Illinois Commonly known as: 421 Leah Lane, Unit 2A, Woodstock, IL 60098. The real estate is improved with a single family dwelling; and it will not be open for inspection. A judgment for $94,840.56 was awarded to Plaintiff in the foreclosure suit. Sale Terms: Ten percent (10%) of the purchase must be paid by certified funds at the time of purchase; the balance paid by certified funds within 24 hours of the purchase. No refunds will be made. The property will be sold subject to general taxes, special assessments, liens and restrictions of record. When the sale is made, the purchaser will be given a Receipt of Sale. Upon approval of the Report of Sale by the United States District Judge, the Special Commissioner will issue a Certificate of Sale to the
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purchaser and a Deed at a specified time unless the property is redeemed according to law. Interested persons may contact Attorney Anthony R. Fabiano at 321 West State Street, Rockford, Illinois; 815-965-6781 /s/ Anthony R. Fabiano Special Commissioner of the United States District Court Northern District of Illinois, Western Division (Published in the Northwest Herald May 1, 8, 15, 2014. #A3023)
PUBLIC NOTICE United States District Court Northern District of Illinois Western Division U.S. BANK N.A., IN ITS CAPACITY AS TRUSTEE FOR CSFB ABS TRUST SERIES 2001-HE30, CSFB MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2001-HE30 PLAINTIFF vs. JOHN P. ROGERS, BONNIE SPACCARELLI HANNON, DEFENDANTS CASE No. 3:12-cv-50383 District Judge: Philip G. Reinhard NOTICE OF SPECIAL COMMISSIONER'S SALE INTERESTED PARTIES ARE ADVISED TO CONSULT WITH THEIR OWN ATTORNEYS BEFORE BIDDING AT THE FORECLOSURE SALE As provided by the Judgment entered in the above cause on April 9, 2013, Public Notice is given that on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at 1:00 p.m., at the front door of the McHenry County Court House in Woodstock, Illinois, Anthony R. Fabiano, Special Commissioner for this court, will sell to the highest bidder payable in cash or certified funds, the following described premises: That part of the Northeast quarter of Section 9, Township 44 North, Range 7 East of the Third Principal Meridian described as follows: Beginning at the Northwest corner of the Northeast Quarter, aforesaid, thence East parallel with the North line of said Section 9, 16 rods; thence South 20 rods; thence West 16 rods; thence North, parallel with the West line of said Section 9, 20 rods to the place of beginning; And including That part of the Northeast quarter of Section 9, Township 44 North, Range 7 East of the Third Principal Meridian described as follows: Commencing at the Northwest corner of the Northeast Quarter, aforesaid, thence East, parallel with the North line of said Section 9, 16 rods; thence South 20 rods to the place of beginning; thence continuing South on the extension of the last described line, a distance of 24 rods to a point thence West, along a line parallel with the North line of said Section 9, a distance of 16 rods to a point; thence North, along a line parallel with the East line of said Section 9.24 rods, more or less, to the Southwest corner of that certain parcel of land conveyed by Lura Still by deed recorded as document 354680; thence Easterly along the South line of the aforementioned parcel, 16 rods, more or less, to the place of beginning, all in McHenry County, Illinois. Commonly known as: 11515 Country Club Road, Woodstock, IL 60098 The real estate is improved with a single family dwelling; and it will not be open for inspection. A judgment for $146,478.92 was awarded to Plaintiff in the foreclosure suit. Sale Terms: Ten percent (10%) of the purchase must be paid by certified funds at the time of purchase; the balance paid by certified funds within 24 hours of the purchase. No refunds will be made. The property will be sold subject to general taxes, special assessments, liens and restrictions of record. At the time the sale is made, purchaser will be given a Receipt of Sale. Upon approval of the Report of Sale by the United States District Judge, the Special Commissioner will issue a Certificate of Sale to the purchaser and a Deed at a specified time unless the property is redeemed according to law. Interested persons may contact Attorney Anthony R. Fabiano at 321 West State Street, Rockford, Illinois; 815-965-6781 Anthony R. Fabiano Special Commissioner of the United States District Court Northern District of Illinois Western Division (Published in the Northwest Herald May 1, 8, 15, 2014. #A2831)
PUBLIC NOTICE F13040025 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MCHENRY COUNTYWOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS Champion Mortgage Company Plaintiff, vs. James Henry Zenner aka James Zenner; Jeffery A. Zenner; Joanne Erbin; Janice Hammond; John Zenner; Jack Zenner; Jill Schwartz; Northfox Condominium Association aka Northfox Condominium Association, Inc.; Unknown Heirs and Legatees Betty J. Zenner aka Betty Jane Zenner Unknown Heirs and Legatees Betty J. Zenner; Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; Unknown Owners and NonRecord Claimants Defendants. Property Address: 4708 West Northfox Lane Unit 8, McHenry, Illinois 60050
13 CH 1195 NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION The requisite affidavit for publication having been filed, notice is hereby given you, Unknown Heirs and Legatees Betty J. Zenner aka Betty Jane Zenner, Unknown Heirs and Legatees Betty J. Zenner,and UNKNOWN OWNERS and NONRECORD CLAIMANTS, defendants in the above entitled cause, that suit has been commenced against you and other defendants in the Circuit Court for the Judicial Circuit by said plaintiff praying for the foreclosure of a certain mortgage conveying the premises described as follows, to wit: UNIT 1-8 AS DELINEATED ON SURVEY OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PARCEL OF REAL ESTATE (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS "PARCEL"): A PART OF LOT 28 IN BOONE VALLEY PLAT NO. 5, BEING A SUBDIVISION IN SECTIONS 27 AND 34, TOWNSHIP 45 NORTH, RANGE 8, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED DECEMBER 4, 1969 AS DOCUMENT NO. 518301, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS, WHICH SURVEY IS IDENTIFIED AS EXHIBIT "A" TO DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM OWNERSHIP MADE BY MCHENRY STATE BANK, AS TRUSTEE, UNDER TRUST NO. 164, RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE RECORDER OF DEEDS OF MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS, AS DOCUMENT NO. 573956, WHICH SURVEY (EXHIBIT "A") WAS RECORDED AS DOCUMENT NO. 573955, AND AMENDMENT RECORDED AS DOCUMENT NO. 574518, AMENDMENT RECORDED OCTOBER 1, 1972 AS DOCUMENT NO. 577630, AND THIRD AMENDMENT RECORDED JANUARY 8, 1973 AS DOCUMENT NO. 584244, TOGETHER WITH ITS UNDIVIDED PERCENTAGE INTEREST IN SAID PARCEL (EXCEPTING THEREFROM ALL THE LAND AND SPACE COMPRISING THE UNITS AS DEFINED IN SAID DECLARATION AND SURVEY), IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. P.I.N.: 09-34-131-072 Said property is commonly known as: 4708 West Northfox Lane Unit 8, McHenry, Illinois 60050, and which said mortgage (s) was/were made by Betty J. Zenner and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds as Document Number 2005R109439 and for other relief; that Summons was duly issued out of the above Court against you as provided by law and that said suit is now pending. NOW THEREFORE, unless you, the said above named defendants, file your answer to the complaint in the said suit or otherwise make your appearance therein, in the Office of the Clerk of the Court at Mchenry County on or before May 19, 2014, a default may be taken against you at any time after that date and a Judgment entered in accordance with the prayer of said complaint. This communication is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Steven C. Lindberg FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC 1771 W. Diehl Rd., Ste 150 Naperville, IL 60563-4947 630-453-6960 866-402-8661 630-428-4620 (fax) I599774 (Published in the Northwest Herald April 17, 24, May 1, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICE W13-2789 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, WOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; Plaintiff, vs. NICHOLAS P. BELLINASO; JAMIE M. BELLINASO; THE SPRING LAKE FARM SOUTH CELEBRITY SERIES SINGLE FAMILY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF NICHOLAS P. BELLINASO, IF ANY; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF JAMIE M BELLINASO, IF ANY; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON RECORD CLAIMANTS; Defendants, 13 CH 1603 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above entitled cause on March 11, 2014 Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the hour of 10:30 a.m. in the offices of Botto Gilbert Gehris Lancaster, 970 McHenry Avenue, Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described mortgaged real estate: LOT 873 IN SPRING LAKE FARM SOUTH UNIT 3 RESUBDIVISION A RESUBDIVISION OF LOTS 1, 2 AND 3 OF SPRING LAKE FARM SOUTH UNIT 3, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE SOUTH HALF OF SECTION 26, TOWNSHIP 43 NORTH, RANGE 7 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED NOVEMBER 24, 1997 AS DOCUMENT NO. 97R57987, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Commonly known as 380 South Annandale Drive, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156. P.I.N. 18-26-382-031. The mortgaged real estate is improved with a single family residence. If the subject mortgaged real estate is a unit of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Condominium Property Act. Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds, balance, by certified funds, within 24 hours. No refunds. The property will NOT be open for inspection. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. For information call Law Clerk at Plaintiff's Attorney, The Wirbicki Law Group, 33 West Monroe Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603. (312) 360-9455 W13-2789. INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION Selling Officer, (312) 4441122 I601763 (Published in the Northwest Herald April 24, May 1, 8, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 22ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MCHENRY COUNTY WOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. PLAINTIFF VS. CATHERINE VASQUEZ, VINCENT VASQUEZ, JOHN DOE, CURRENT SPOUSE OR CIVIL UNION PARTNER, IF ANY, OF CATHERINE VASQUEZ, UNKNOWN OWNERS, GENERALLY, AND NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS. DEFENDANTS Property Address: 672 S Circle Ave Port Barrington, IL 60010 13 CH 1855 NOTICE OF PUBLICATION AS TO UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS The requisite affidavit for publication having been filed, notice is hereby given to: Vincent Vasquez, UNKNOWN OWNERS, GENERALLY, AND NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS, Defendants in the above-entitled action, that a Complaint for Foreclosure and Other Relief has been commenced in the Circuit Court of McHenry County, by said Plaintiff against you and other defendants, praying for the foreclosure of certain mortgages conveying the premises legally described as follows: ALL OF LOTS 1148 AND 1149, AND THOSE PARTS OF LOTS 1146, AND 1147 LYING NORTHEASTERLY OF A LINE BEGINNING AT A POINT ON THE NORTHWESTERLY LINE OF LOT 1147, SAID POINT BEING 31.35 FEET SOUTHWESTERLY OF THE MOST NORTHERLY CORNER OF SAID LOT 1147, THENCE EXTENDING TO A POINT ON THE SOUTHEASTERLY LINE OF LOT 1146, SAID POINT BEING SITUATED A DISTANCE OF 10.15 FEET SOUTHWESTERLY OF THE MOST EASTERLY CORNER OF SAID LOT 1147, ALL LOCATED IN FIRST ADDITION TO FOX RIVER VALLEY GARDENS, A SUBDIVISION IN THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 44 NORTH, RANGE 9 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, AND IN THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 5, TOWNSHIP 43 NORTH, RANGE 9 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED MARCH 11, 1930 IN BOOK 8 OF PLATS, PAGE 8, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. P.I.N.: 15-32-454-010 COMMON ADDRESS: 672 S Circle Ave, Port Barrington, IL 60010 And which mortgages were made by Catherine Vasquez, as Mortgagor(s); and given to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Home State Mortgage Group, Inc. Corporation as Mortgagee; to wit: that certain "Mortgage" dated March 24, 2010 and recorded as Document No.2010R0013772, that Summons was duly issued out of said court against you as provided by law, and that the said Complaint is now pending for foreclosure of said mortgages and for other relief. Now, therefore, unless you Vincent Vasquez, UNKNOWN OWNERS, GENERALLY, AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS, file your Appearance and Answer to the Complaint in said action in the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of McHenry County, Chancery Division, on or before May 19, 2014 default may be entered against you at any time after that day and a judgment entered in accordance with the prayer for relief in said Complaint. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Penny A. Land Susan J. Notarius Zeeshan Pervaiz - 06290442 Kluever & Platt, LLC 65 E. Wacker Place, Suite 2300 Chicago, Illinois 60601 (312) 201-6679 Attorney No. 06187248 Our File #: BLSX.0013 I600154 (Published in the Northwest Herald April 17, 24, May 1, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY- SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, -v.JASON WENZEL A/K/A JASON D. WENZEL, et al Defendants 13 CH 00274 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on January 23, 2014, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 1:00 PM on May 29, 2014, at the NLT Title L.L.C, 390 Congress Parkway, Suite D, Crystal Lake, IL, 60014, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: LOT 99 IN PASQUINELLI'S COUNTRY BROOK UNIT 2, BEING A SUBDIVISION IN THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 45 NORTH, RANGE 5, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED SEPTEMBER 23, 2004 AS DOCUMENT 2004R0085732, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Commonly known as 615 MEADOW LANE, HARVARD, IL 60033 Property Index No. 06-02-327016, Property Index No. (06-02300-002 underlying). The real estate is improved with a single family residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/ or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to
Northwest Herald / NWHerald.com ght the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, examine the court file or contact Plaintiff's attorney: CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C., NORTH FRONTAGE 15W030 ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-12-36538. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 606064650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 Attorney File No. 14-12-36538 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Case Number: 13 CH 00274 TJSC#: 34-6387 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I603965 (Published in the Northwest Herald April 24, May 1, 8, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICE STATE OF ILLINOIS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22nd JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COUNTY OF McHENRY SUSAN K. PARKER and CHAD P. PARKER, Plaintiffs, vs. SEBASTIAN THOMAS PAREDES KLODNICKI, a minor, and AARON PAREDES MALDONADO, Defendants. Case No. 2014-AD-7 NOTICE BY PUBLICATION To: AARON PAREDES MALDONADO YOU, AARON PAREDES MALDONADO, ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that this case has been commenced and is pending against you and other respondents, asking for your parental rights to be terminated, and for other relief. UNLESS YOU FILE YOUR ANSWER or otherwise file your appearance in this case in the office of the clerk of this court, McHenry County Courthouse, 2200 N. Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, Illinois, on or before May 17, 2014, A JUDGMENT BY DEFAULT MAY BE TAKEN AGAINST YOU FOR THE RELIEF ASKED IN THE PETITION/COMPLAINT. KATHERINE M. KEEFE. OHLSEN, Clerk of the Circuit Court By /s/ Deputy Clerk LAW OFFICES OF JOHN H. MAVILLE TRICIA L. SMITH, Attorney for Petitioner ARDC No. 6243918 LAW OFFICES OF JOHN H. MAVILLE 600 South State Street; Suite #307 Belvidere, IL 61008 (815) 6544-3165 (Published in the Northwest Herald April 17, 24, May 1, 2014. #A3126)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTY-SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COUNTY OF MCHENRY, STATE OF ILLINOIS CITIMORTGAGE, INC. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC., Plaintiff(s), vs. JEFFREY A. METZ A/K/A JEFFREY A. MATZ, UNKNOWN TENANTS, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS, Defendant(s). 14 CH 318 PUBLICATION NOTICE The requisite Affidavit for Publication having been filed, notice is hereby given to you: JEFFREY A. METZ A/K/A JEFFREY A. MATZ, NONRECORD CLAIMANTS, UNKNOWN TENANTS and UNKNOWN OWNERS, Defendants in the above entitled suit, that said suit has been commenced in the Circuit Court of McHenry County, Chancery Division, by the said Plaintiff, against you and other Defendants, praying for foreclosure of a certain Real Estate Mortgage conveying the premises described as follows, to wit: LOT 20 IN BLOCK 17 IN MC CULLOM LAKE ESTATE, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 21 AND THE NORTH HALF OF SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 45 NORTH, RANGE 8 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED MAY 31, 1929 AS DOCUMENT NO.
88347, IN BOOK 6 OF PLATS, PAGES 90 AND 91, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Tax Number: 09-21-277-024 commonly known as 5102 ORCHARD DR MCHENRY IL 60050; and which said Real Estate Mortgage was made by JEFFREY A. METZ A/K/A JEFFREY A. MATZ, and recorded in the Office of the McHenry County Recorder as Document Number 2005R0099711; that Summons was duly issued out of the said Court against you as provided by law, and that the said suit is now pending. Now, therefore, unless you, the said named Defendant, file your answer to the Complaint in the said suit or otherwise make your appearance therein, in the office of the Circuit Court of McHenry County, located at 2200 NORTH SEMINARY, WOODSTOCK, IL 60098, on or before the June 2, 2014, default may be entered against you at any time after that day and a judgment entered in accordance with the prayer of said Complaint. LAW OFFICES OF IRA T. NEVEL, LLC Ira T. Nevel - ARDC #06185808 175 North Franklin St. Suite 201 Chicago, Illinois 60606 (312) 357-1125 Pleadings@nevellaw.com BB # 14-01001 I604928 (Published in the Northwest Herald May 1, 8, 15, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY WOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS OneWest Bank, FSB (d/b/a Financial Freedom, a division of OneWest Bank, FSB) PLAINTIFF Vs. Martin Olson; United States of America - Department of Housing and Urban Development; Unknown Heirs and Legatees of Lorraine B. Olson; Unknown Owners and Nonrecord Claimants DEFENDANTS 14 CH 00326 NOTICE BY PUBLICATION NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU: Unknown Heirs and Legatees of Lorraine B. Olson Unknown Owners and Nonrecord Claimants That this case has been commenced in this Court against you and other defendants, praying for the foreclosure of a certain Mortgage conveying the premises described as follows, towit: LOTS 1 AND 2 IN BLOCK 5 OF FIRST ADDITION TO FOX RIVER GROVE, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF THAT PART OF THE SOUTHEAST FRACTION OF THE SOUTHEAST FRACTIONAL QUARTER OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 43 NORTH, RANGE 9 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, WHICH LIES SOUTH AND EAST OF FOX RIVER AND NORTHEAST OF THE RIGHT OF WAY TO THE CHICAGO AND NORTHWESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY AS SHOWN ON THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN THE RECORDER'S OFFICE OF MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS, IN BOOK 3 OF PLATS ON PAGE 25. COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 117 Adams Avenue Fox River Grove, IL 60021 and which said Mortgage was made by: Lorraine B. Olson executed the mortgage, however this individual is deceased and is not named as a defendant in this lawsuit the Mortgagor(s), to GSF Mortgage Corporation, as Mortgagee, and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of McHenry County, Illinois, as Document No. 2006R0033758; and for other relief; that summons was duly issued out of said Court against you as provided by law and that the said suit is now pending. NOW, THEREFORE, UNLESS YOU file your answer or otherwise file your appearance in this case in the Office of the Clerk of this Court, Katherine M. Keefe Clerk of the Circuit Court 2200 N. Seminary Woodstock, IL 60098 on or before June 2, 2014, A DEFAULT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU AT ANY TIME AFTER THAT DAY AND A JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PRAYER OF SAID COMPLAINT. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. Attorneys for Plaintiff 15W030 North Frontage Road, Suite 100 Burr Ridge, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 DuPage # 15170 Winnebago # 531 Our File No. 14-14-00217 NOTE: This law firm is deemed to be a debt collector. I605377 (Published in the Northwest Herald May 1, 8, 15, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY-SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS BMO HARRIS N.A., AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO HARRIS N.A., Plaintiff, v. MAREK JAKUBOWSKI A/K/A MARK M. JAKUBOWSKI A/K/A MARK M. JAKUBOSKI; MARIA JAKUBOWSKI; MAXIMUS COLLECTIONS INC., AS ASSIGNEE OF US BANK N.A., N.D.; RIVER ORCHARD PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, AN ILLINOIS NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS, Defendant(s). Case Number 14CH000469 FORECLOSURE PUBLICATION NOTICE The requisite affidavit for publication having been filed, notice is hereby given you, Defendant(s) in the above entitled suit, that the said suit has been commenced in the McHenry County Circuit Court, Woodstock, Illinois, by the Plaintiffs against you and other defendants, praying for the foreclosure of a certain Mortgage conveying the premises described as follows, towit: LOT 17 IN RIVER ORCHARD SUBDIVISION, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 43 NORTH, RANGE 9, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED JULY 13, 1995 AS DOCUMENT NUMBER 95R027938, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS PIN: 20-17-227-008 Common Address: 116 Fox Street, Cary, IL, 60013 and which said Mortgages were entered into by Harris N.A. as the Mortgagee in the amounts of $320,000.00 and $172,000.00, and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of McHenry County, Illinois, as Document Numbers 2005R0065847 and 2005R0065848. And for such other relief prayed; that summons was duly issued out of the said McHenry County Circuit Court against you as provided by law, and that the said suit is now pending. NOW THEREFORE, UNLESS YOU, the said above defendant(s), file your answer to the complaint in this case or otherwise file your appearance in the Office of the Clerk of McHenry County, located at 2200 N. Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, Illinois, on or before the 5th day of June, 2014, a default may be entered against you at any time after that day and a decree entered in accordance with the prayer of said complaint. YOU ARE FURTHER ADVISED THAT THE TIME IN WHICH THE SUBJECT REAL ESTATE MAY BE REDEEMED FROM FORECLOSURE, PURSUANT TO LAW, COMMENCES TO RUN WITH THE FIRST DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. Dated: April 24, 2014, Illinois. /s/ Katherine M. Keefe CLERK OF McHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS /s/ Kelly M. Doherty KEOUGH & MOODY, P.C. Keough & Moody, P.C. Attorney Number 6237432 1250 East Diehl Road, Suite 405 Naperville, IL 60563 (630) 369-2700 email@example.com (Published in the Northwest Herald May 1, 8, 15, 2014. #A3204)
opi Clerk must be mailed or delivered to the representative and to his attorney within ten days after it has been filed. /s/ Katherine M. Keefe Clerk of the Circuit Court (Published in the Northwest Herald April 24, May 1, 8, 2014. #A3167)
In the Matter of the Estate of RANDALL J RAABE Deceased Case No. 14PR000055 CLAIM NOTICE Notice is given of the death of: RANDALL J RAABE of: CRYSTAL LAKE, IL Letters of office were issued on: 4/8/2014 to: Representative: ADAM J RAABE 27616 WEST ROWE AVE SPRING GROVE, IL 60081
McHenry County will accept sealed bids for #14-40 REBID OR PROVIDE REPAIRS TO FIBERGLASS UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK AT THE VALLEY HI NURSING HOME FACILITY due May 20, 2014, at 2:00 PM (CST), in the office of Donald A. Gray, CPPB, Director of Purchasing, McHenry County Administrative BuildingRoom 200, 2200 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock, IL 60098. Prospective bidders may obtain bidding documentation at www.co.mchenry.il.us or http://www.co.mchenry.il.us/ departments/purchasing/Pages/ index.aspx or by contacting the purchasing department at 815-334-4818. All contracts for the Construction of Public Works are subject to Illinois Prevailing Wage Act (820 ILCS 130/1-12). (Published in the Northwest Herald May 1, 2014. #A3216)
whose attorney is: PRIME LAW GROUP 747 S EASTWOOD DRIVE WOODSTOCK, IL 60098 Claims against the estate may be filed within six months from the date of first publication. Any claim not filed within six months from the date of first publication or claims not filed within three months from the date of mailing or delivery of Notice to Creditor, whichever is later, shall be barred. Claims may be filed in the office of the Clerk of Circuit Court at the McHenry County Government Center, 2200 North Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, Illinois, 60098, or with the representative, or both. Copies of claims filed with the Clerk must be mailed or delivered to the representative and to his attorney within ten days after it has been filed. /s/ Katherine M. Keefe Clerk of the Circuit Court (Published in the Northwest Herald April 17, 24, May 1, 2014. #A3129)
PUBLIC NOTICE STATE OF ILLINOIS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTY-SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MCHENRY COUNTY-IN PROBATE
Notice of Lien Sale Saturday, May 17, 2014 8:30 A.M. Richmond Storage 11317 Burlington Rd. Richmond, IL 60071 815-862-1500
CLAIM NOTICE Notice is given of the death of: CHARLOTTE L KURZEJA of: WONDER LAKE, IL Letters of office were issued on: 4/11/2014 to: Representative: NANCY TOMASO 1221 AUTUMN DR WOODSTOCK, IL 60098 whose attorney is: FRANKS GERKIN & MCKENNA 19333 E GRANT HIGHWAY PO BOX 5 MARENGO, IL 60152 Claims against the estate may be filed within six months from the date of first publication. Any claim not filed within six months from the date of first publication or claims not filed within three months from the date of mailing or delivery of Notice to Creditor, whichever is later, shall be barred. Claims may be filed in the office of the Clerk of Circuit Court at the McHenry County Government Center, 2200 North Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, Illinois, 60098, or with the representative, or both. Copies of claims filed with the
located at 132 S LAKESHORE DR, LAKEMOOR, IL 60051
/s/ Katherine C. Schultz County Clerk (Published in the Northwest Herald April 24, May 1, 8, 2014. #A3170)
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PUBLIC NOTICE ASSUMED NAME PUBLICATION NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that on APRIL 28, 2014, a certificate was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois, setting forth the names and postoffice address of all of the persons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as HEANEY'S R.V. STORAGE AND CONSIGNMENT
Public Notice is hereby given that on APRIL 28, 2014, a certificate was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois, setting forth the names and postoffice address of all of the persons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as
NOTICE TO BIDDERS VILLAGE OF CARY, ILLINOIS TRAFFIC SIGNAL MAINTENANCE Sealed proposals for the 11month contract maintenance of 4 existing traffic signals, 7 existing emergency vehicle preemption systems, 4 existing flashing beacon systems, 4 existing flashing LED sign systems (wireless solar powered) and their appurtenances for the Village of Cary, McHenry County, Illinois, will be received at the office of the Village Clerk, Village of Cary, 655 Village Hall Drive, Cary, Illinois 60013 until 10:30 A.M., May 13, 2014, and at that time will be publicly opened and read aloud. Copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained at the office of the Director of Public Works / Village Engineer, 454 Cary Woods Circle, Cary, Illinois 60013 (Phone: 847-639-0003). Contractors are required to be IDOT Prequalified to bid. Prevailing wage rates in compliance with The Prevailing Wage Act (820 ILCS 130) will apply to this Contract. Nancy Bragg, Village Clerk (Published in the Northwest Herald May 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 2014. #A3208)
ASSUMED NAME PUBLICATION NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that on APRIL 21, 2014, a certificate was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois, setting forth the names and postoffice address of all of the persons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as 6 ROUNDS LLC located at 1620 RANCH DR MCHENRY IL 60051 Dated APRIL 21, 2014 /s/ Katherine C. Schultz County Clerk (Published in the Northwest Herald April 24, May 1, 8, 2014. #A3168)
PUBLIC NOTICE ASSUMED NAME PUBLICATION NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that on APRIL 22, 2014, a certificate
815-814-1224 1984 CADILLAC ELDORADO COUPE
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Red with white leather, $3700.
1997 LINCOLN TOWNCAR 4 door, $3700. 815-790-7056
located at 5 MCKINLEY ST, STREET, LAKE IN THE HILLS, ILLINOIS 60156
1993 Chevrolet Corvette – Red w/ Red Leather, LT1-350 Automatic, 54,000/k, removable roof, excellent cond.$13,000/obo 815-943-6059
Dated APRIL 28, 2014
2000 FORD FOCUS
Call us today: 815-338-2800
2002 Chevy Trailblazer 121,000/k nice shape $4,450/obo 847-508-2729
Public Notice is hereby given that on APRIL 22, 2014, a certificate was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois, setting forth the names and postoffice address of all of the persons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as
2005 Ford Explorer – 4X4, V6, pwr windows, AM/FM CD, well maint. 100,000k $6,500/obo. 815-218-4512
1984 Int'l Dump Truck DT 466 diesel, auto trans, 112K. Good condition, runs great! GVW 36,000 lbs, $5000. 815-459-2059
Dated APRIL 22, 2014
2000 CHEVY SILVERADO C-15
/s/ Katherine C. Schultz County Clerk
V6, 60K miles, black with a cap. 6 cyl, A/C, auto, runs and looks great! $5200. 815-648-2576
(Published in the Northwest Herald April 24, May 1, 8, 2014. #A3172)
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4x4 Well maintained, 1owner, runs great! Auto, V6, powerseats, moonroof, AM/FM CD, leather, towing pkg, remote start, 228K + mi, $4500/obo. 815-353-8412
2003 CHEVY AVALANCHE Loaded, 118K miles, excellent cond! $8900 815-378-9309
Public Notice is hereby given that on APRIL 22, 2014, a certificate was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois, setting forth the names and postoffice address of all of the persons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as
/s/ Katherine C. Schultz County Clerk (Published in the Northwest Herald April 24, May 1, 8, 2014. #A3166)
1966 FORD MUSTANG The Engine is a rebuilt 205CI Six cylinder Ford Engine, 3 speed manual transmission. Chrome wheels with Good rubber all around. Also have a second set of chrome wheels with good rubber that fits the mustang. Interior is in excellent shape. Extra speakers in the car. $13,500. 815-245-0169
FREE - One Ton Dump Truck Rear Tire Rims - 16” Free 815-321-1540
ASSUMED NAME PUBLICATION NOTICE
HUB CAPS Set of four, off a 2008 Chevy Colorado. Chrome look. $20 for all four. 815-344-3073
Public Notice is hereby given that on APRIL 21, 2014, a certificate was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois, setting forth the names and postoffice address of all of the persons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as
Tires - (5 qty) 18 " P255/65/18; 35% tread on 4 & 65% tread on 1. $75 for all. 847-344-2750.
STRUCTURE-FISHING located at 1701 HARTLEY DRIVE, ALGONQUIN, IL 60102 Dated APRIL 21, 2014
(Published in the Northwest Herald April 24, May 1, 8, 2014. #A3173)
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Will BUY UR USED
1992 Stratos 201 w/1997 225HP Evinrude. Many extras, must see to appreciate, asking $6,500. 224-612-1417 Robert 2 Old Outboard Motors 45Hp. Mercury & 5.5Hp. Johnson $100 for both. 815-344-1699
BOAT - 27' Century With trailer & brakes, $1,500. 847-899-7664 Pontoon Boats New/Used Hustler Sport Center 815-385-4848 hustlersport.com
Wave Runner Lift Stations (2) Single and a Double. $400/double, $250 single. Good Cond. 10 yrs. old. 1994 Polaris 750 XL WaveRunner w/trailer. $750. $1,400 takes all. 630-992-1128
2004 R-VISION TRAIL LITE 28', 4,425 #, sleeps 6, couch, rear kit, slide-out, fiberglass ext, exc cond, $11,900. 815-345-1282 5th Wheel 2005 ~ 33' Hitchhiker Luxury Ste, mod. discover America 31.5, 3 slide outs, sleeps 4, solar panels, 1500watt inverter, 2 TV's, Stereo surround, dual pane windows $21,500 or buy with 2006 GMC 3500 Duramax Diesel P/U for $41,500/obo. 815-347-5261
Motorcycle/Utility Trailer 6' x 10' Clean, good condition. $600/obo. 815-474-6450
Great for quad or hauling with title. $300/obo 224-401-8299
Harley Davidson T-Shirts!!! They are from: CA, England, WI Dells, TX, Hawaii, Switzerland, McHenry, Alaska, Mexico, TN (Graceland), Germany, New Orleans, GA, (1)XL(1)3XL..rest 2XL, gently worn, no holes or rips. $10-$40. Very nice! See picture online. Call Beth 815-344-9894 Jeans, sweats, lounge pants for boys / young men. Sizes 8S14S/16R & 30x32 Jeans. Brand names - mostly Levi Great condition! $1-$8. Beth 815-344-9894 Jewelry Cabinet - Tabletop, dark wood with 5 drawers & 1 door. See photo online. $5. Call Beth 815-344-9894. Mens Jacket – Fleece/Nylon, Size Medium, Retails $175, Asking $38; Mens Coat - Zip out Lining, Size XXL Tall, Retails $250, Asking $50; Both Brand New w/Tags, ”Spiewak”, Black Police/Fire/EMT/Security 815-455-6201 Mink Capes (2) – Perfect Condition $50. 815-236-7715 Motorcycle Jacket Heavy black leather traditional style w/ full liner, belt and lower back pad. Nicely broken in. Med size. $65. 815-459-7248 PURSES mostly by Relic. Some wallets & a black leather fanny pack. Very good condition. $1 - $10. See photo online. Beth 815-344-9894 Sweaters, hoodies, long-sleeved shirts & black dress jacket (10R) for boys/young men. Sizes 7/8 - 14/16. Brand names. Great condition! .75 - $5. 815-344-9894 White, new, never worn, with tags. Call for description, $375. 815-342-0500 Women's Fancy Hats Velvet Cloche - Vintage Inspired Great for Spring Tea Parties ! Black, Tan or Red Colors $14 each. 815-455-6201
WAHL APPLIANCE Reconditioned Appliances Sales and Service Lakemoor 815-385-1872
G.E., gas, white, $150. G.E. White range top and hood, $200. 815-385-7980
1993 Honda Goldwing SE
Refrigerator - Kenmore Elite
42K mi, recently over hauled. New timing belt, plugs, carb rebuilt. Exc cond, $6000. 815-578-8986 1996 Harley Road King 12,000 miles, lot of chrome, loaded. Asking $8,000 or best offer. Call 815-861-1094
2002 HONDA 750 SHADOW SPIRIT ~ Excellent condition! $2900/obo. 815-378-9309 99 Honda Shadow 750 A.C.E. 14,500 miles, many extras, wind shield, saddle bags, sissy bar, etc. $2400. 815-477-1873 HD 04' Ultra Classic Electra Glide Mint/Loaded! Every Option 51K Glacier White Pearl, hydraulic lift, 4yr. Full warranty included $13,500 815-436-5038
Motorcycle Racing Leathers For 6' tall, good condition, $75. RACING BOOTS ~ Size 13, $49 815-206-0187
French door fridge, water in door, $400. 847-508-2882
STOVE/GAS ~ WHIRLPOOL Self cleaning, perfect condition! $150. 815-385-1980 Upright Chest Freezer Sears Kenmore, White, 26”W x 31”H, Has a Basket Works Excellent - $50 331-551-1421 White Cabrio Dryer. Everything works - $250. 815-675-2549. Can deliver locally for a small fee.
1960's Vending Machine “Cookie Shack” Vends small package of cookies, 12”W x 16”D x 61”H - $200. 815-382-4743 before 8pm 2 Lladros fpr sale -mint cond. Dog carrying child and Girl sitting with dog, $75/each 847-587-6014 4 MAPLE MATCHING CHAIRS Need seats. $30. 815-344-1406 7 Mad Magazines, 1958 – 1972 very good condition $60/all 815-459-7485 ANTIQUE OAK CHAIR 36" H at back & seat x 16-1/2"W. 2 curved accent braces. Chair is in excellent condition & very sturdy. $50. 815-236-1747
Cases of expired can goods, suitable for animal feed. Pick up only, Hebron Area 815-648-2053 leave message.
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FORMAL DRESS by Michaelangelo. Sleeveless, spaghetti straps, lavender. Size 16. For standing up in wedding, etc. Great condition $25. See photo online. Call Beth 815-344-9894 HANGERS: One style for outfits w/ clips for skirts/pants & clamp hangers for pants, etc. All wood or plastic. One plastic tie hanger. .50 - $2. Beth 815-344-9894
Microwave - Built In. Whirlpool under the hood. White. Brand New. Asking $160. 815-260-4197
White with 2 drawers and doors + a 97” double bowl white cultured marble top with single facucts and backsplash. YOU PICK UP! 1 48” white vanity base, with 4 doors. 815-578-0112
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COATS & JACKETS Boys size 10/ 12 - 18/20. Brand names. Great condition $3-$12. 815-344-9894 COMMUNION DRESS - Gorgeous detailing, bead work, very beautiful. Communion, junior bride, flower girl, white, size 10 – 12. $75. 815-477-9023.
1977 Yamaha 750 cc Special, no title, needs valve job - $225. 815-321-1540
Free (3) kittens female orange and white 815-321-1540
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Clothing ~ Women's Tops
Good quality, size 1X-3X, (50) tops altogether, $3/each. Hampshire Area. 847-830-9725
Utility Trailer. 4X7' Licensed. Excellent shape. Sides & tailgate. $400 firm. 815-344-4843
WILL BEAT ANY QUOTE GIVEN!! $400 - $2000 “don't wait.... call 2day”!!
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CLOTHES for young women & women, size 6-16. Tops (summer / winter), shorts, jeans, nice dresses, swim wear & pjs. Brand names! Great condition! $1-$15. Beth 815-344-9894
DISHWASHER-WHIRLPOOL- White. Brand new. Asking $299. 815-260-4197 Handy Chopper Plus by Black & Decker. $15. See online photo. Call Beth 815-344-9894
CLOTHES FOR MEN L-2XLT, summer shirts, sweaters, long-sleeved dress shirts. XL Reebok jog set & 38x30 Conte di Milano dress pants. Great condition! $1-$10. Beth 815-344-9894
Wedding Dress ~ Size 8
CAR, TRUCK, SUV,
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ROUTE 14 AUTO PARTS
Fifth Wheel Kingpin Anti-Theft Lock - Never Used - $15. 815-455-3203 leave message
SMITH TRAINING SOLUTIONS
Dated APRIL 22, 2014
2002 Toyota Sequoia 2009 Ford Taurus Limited 38,000k $13,000/obo 815-861-1957
located at 460 MORAINE HILL DR CARY IL 60013
OLD CARS & TRUCKS FOR We pay and can Tow it away!
$5,000. Good condition, no rust. 160k miles. 903-280-4763
located at 1212 N GREEN ST B MCHENRY IL 60050
Good condition, 174K miles, very reliable, $2200. 815-344-4909
(Published in the Northwest Herald May 1, 8, 15, 2014. #A3210)
/s/ Katherine C. Schultz County Clerk
LASCASAS GRAPHICS, INC, DBA CRYSTAL LAKE BROKER
ASSUMED NAME PUBLICATION NOTICE
1990 & Newer
Will pay extra for Honda, Toyota & Nissan
Dated APRIL 28, 2014
(Published in the Northwest Herald May 1, 8, 15, 2014. #A3205)
I BUY CARS, TRUCKS, VANS & SUVs
ASSUMED NAME PUBLICATION NOTICE
/s/ Katherine C. Schultz County Clerk
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Will beat anyone's price by $300.
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In the Matter of the Estate of CHARLOTTE L KURZEJA Deceased Case No. 14PR000095
AFFORDABLE SERVICES DBA AFFORDABLE APPLIANCES
/s/ Katherine C. Schultz County Clerk
located at 11305 KEYSTONE MOND, IL 60071
was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois, setting forth the names and postoffice address of all of the persons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as
Dated APRIL 22, 2014
PUBLIC NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR BIDS/PROPOSALS
PUBLIC NOTICE STATE OF ILLINOIS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTY-SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MCHENRY COUNTY-IN PROBATE
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AVON BOTTLE COLLECTION From '50's. $46 book price... my price $35. 847-515-8012 CHAIR - Antique Child's Red Wooden Chair 24-1/2" high at back. $28. McHenry. 815-236-1747 COLLECTIBLE STATION 51 From TV show “Emergency.” With vehicles by Code 3. $300. 847-274-3384 after 5. Glass slippers, different designs and colors, can text pic's $5/ea. 815-388-9456
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By PHILLIP ALDER Newspaper Enterprise Association
This week, we are looking at strong jump shifts. These show some 13-16 high-card points and either an excellent one-suiter, or a prime twosuiter with responder having length in both his suit and his partner’s suit. Now look at today’s auction. What do you make of the two rebids, North’s two no-trump and South’s three hearts? When South responds two spades, North has such wonderful clubs that he can infer South must have a spade onesuiter, not a black two-suiter. So North might immediately launch into Blackwood. But when he chooses to give his partner space to describe his hand, South’s three hearts announces long spades with a control or two in hearts and not in diamonds (the suit he skipped). He would have rebid three clubs with both black suits. How should South plan the play in six spades after West leads the diamond queen? Declarer can afford one
trump loser, not two. With this suit combination, the best play is to start by cashing the ace. When the jack drops, South continues with the spade queen to drive out the king and claims. Note that if declarer starts with a losing spade inesse, he will have a nasty guess on the second round: Finesse again or cash the ace? Also, if the spade ace is greeted by the two and nine, South crosses to the dummy with a diamond and leads a spade toward his hand. He has no guesswork at all.
Contact Phillip Alder at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PRE-OWNED BULL VALLEY FORD/ MERCURY
MOTOR WERKS INFINITI
MERCEDES-BENZ OF ST. CHARLES
360 N. Rte. 31 • Crystal Lake, IL
1001 S Milwaukee Ave Libertyville, IL
1460 S. Eastwood Dr. • Woodstock, IL
INFINITI OF HOFFMAN ESTATES
KNAUZ CONTINENTAL AUTOS
1075 W. Golf Rd. Hoffman Estates, IL
BILL JACOBS BMW 1564 W. Ogden Ave. • Naperville, IL
MARTIN CHEVROLET 5220 W. Northwest Highway Crystal Lake, IL
407 Skokie Valley Hwy. • Lake Bluff, IL
MOTOR WERKS BMW Barrington & Dundee Rds. Barrington, IL
MOTOR WERKS CERTIFIED OUTLET Late Model Luxury PreOwned Vehicles 1001 W. Higgins Rd. (Rt. 71) or 1000 W. Golf Rd. (Rt. 58) • Hoffman Estates, IL
111 S. Rte 31 • McHenry, IL
SPRING HILL FORD 888/600-8053
39 N. Rte. 12 • Fox Lake, IL
TOM PECK FORD 13900 Auto Mall Dr. • Huntley, IL
5404 S. Rt. 31 • Crystal Lake, IL
2145 S. Eastwood Dr. • Woodstock, IL
ZIMMERMAN FORD 2525 E. Main Street • St. Charles, IL
GURNEE CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE RAM 7255 Grand Avenue • Gurnee, IL
CRYSTAL LAKE CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE
1460 S. Eastwood Dr. • Woodstock, IL
BUSS FORD LINCOLN MERCURY
Route 31, between Crystal Lake & McHenry
FENZEL MOTOR SALES
ARLINGTON KIA IN PALATINE
GURNEE CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE RAM 7255 Grand Avenue • Gurnee, IL
SUNNYSIDE COMPANY CHRYSLER DODGE
Barrington & Dundee Rds. Barrington, IL
O’HARE HONDA River Rd & Oakton, • Des Plaines, IL
ELGIN HYUNDAI 881 E. Chicago St. • Elgin, IL
CRYSTAL LAKE CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE 5404 S. Rt. 31 • Crystal Lake, IL
RAYMOND KIA 119 Route 173 • Antioch, IL
PAULY SCION 1035 S. Rt. 31, One Mile South of Rt. 14 Crystal Lake, IL
815/459-7100 or 847/658-9050
409A Skokie Valley Hwy • Lake Bluff, IL
Route 31, between Crystal Lake & McHenry
Route 31, between Crystal Lake & McHenry
River Rd & Oakton, • Des Plaines, IL
7255 Grand Avenue • Gurnee, IL
AL PIEMONTE CHEVROLET
SUNNYSIDE COMPANY CHRYSLER DODGE
770 Dundee Ave. (Rt. 25) • Dundee, IL
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1119 S. Milwaukee Ave.• Libertyville, IL
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BUSS FORD LINCOLN MERCURY
771 S. Randall Rd. • Algonquin, IL
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ELGIN TOYOTA 1200 E. Chicago St. Elgin, IL
PAULY TOYOTA 1035 S. Rt. 31, One Mile South of Rt. 14 Crystal Lake, IL
375 Skokie Valley Hwy • Lake Bluff, IL
LAND ROVER HOFFMAN ESTATES
23 N. Route 12 • Fox Lake
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LAND ROVER LAKE BLUFF
LIBERTYVILLE MITSUBISHI 847/816-6660
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300 East Ogden Ave. • Hinsdale, IL
Route 31, between Crystal Lake & McHenry
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GURNEE CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE RAM
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BILL JACOBS LAND ROVER HINSDALE
1400 E. Dundee Rd., Palatine, IL
MOTOR WERKS CADILLAC 800/935-5923
MOTOR WERKS HONDA
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111 S. Rte 31 • McHenry, IL
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BILL JACOBS MINI
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GARY LANG KIA
Route 31, between Crystal Lake & McHenry
5404 S. Rt. 31 • Crystal Lake, IL
206 S. State Street • Hampshire, IL
2145 S. Eastwood Dr. • Woodstock, IL
GARY LANG GMC
1107 S Rt. 31 between Crystal Lake and McHenry
GARY LANG SUBARU
Route 31, between Crystal Lake & McHenry
200 N. Cook Street • Barrington, IL
GARY LANG BUICK
10709 N. Main St. (Route 12) Richmond, IL
CRYSTAL LAKE CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE
409 Skokie Valley Hwy • Lake Bluff, IL
STEVE’S AUTO SALES
118 Route 173 • Antioch, IL
RAYMOND CHEVROLET 847/395-3600
225 N. Randall Road • St. Charles, IL
800 Dundee Ave. • East Dundee, IL
RAY CHEVROLET 866/561-8676
Barrington & Dundee Rds. Barrington, IL
MOTOR WERKS PORCHE Barrington & Dundee Rds., Barrington, IL
MOTOR WERKS CERTIFIED OUTLET Late Model Luxury Pre-Owned Vehicles
1001 W. Higgins Rd. (Rt. 71) or 1000 W. 1000 W. Golf Rd. (Rt. 58) Hoffman Estates, IL
ANDERSON VOLKSWAGEN 360 N. Rt. 31 • Crystal Lake, IL
BILL JACOBS VOLKSWAGEN 2211 Aurora Avenue • Naperville, IL
BARRINGTON VOLVO 300 N. Hough (Rt. 59) • Barrington, IL
ANDERSON MAZDA 360 N. Rt. 31 • Crystal Lake, IL
KNAUZ NORTH 2950 N. Skokie Hwy • North Chicago, IL
847/235-8300 www.knauznorth.com Golf Rd. (Rt. 58) • Hoffman Estates, IL
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TODAY - Clear the way for love, romance, or the rekindling of an old flame this year. Your imaginative ideas will gain you the support and respect that you’ve been seeking. Your ability to put your plans to the test will prove to be very rewarding. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Small business ventures are likely to pay off. Consider real estate or home improvement projects if you are looking to gain additional financial security. A home-based business looks promising. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Don’t let anyone stifle your creative output. You may feel edgy or uncomfortable around others. Attend to personal pleasures that are sure to help you relax. Steer clear of a jealous peer. CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Refrain from squandering valuable time daydreaming about past events. What’s done is done. Face the future and put your best foot forward in order to get ahead. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Step into the limelight. Share your plans with others. You will gain unexpected rewards from your involvement in a worthwhile cause. Show off your leadership ability. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Keep your anger at bay today. Think before you speak. If you are too hasty to judge, you may end up alienating a loved one. Physical exertion will help ease stress. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Love is in the stars. Your intuition will guide you to a romantic encounter today. Don’t hesitate to share your hopes and dreams with the one you love. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Household duties you have been neglecting will have to be dealt with swiftly. An older relative is in need of your assistance. Do everything you can to help,x and you will be rewarded. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Your self-confidence will enhance your appeal. You’ll do well if you get out and mingle. A new acquaintance is likely to play an important role in your future. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You will meet with opposition if you reveal your plans too early. Your success will depend on following through with your plans without waiting for someone else to make the first move. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- You are overdue for some lighthearted entertainment. Get out and attend a social function. Your charisma and charm will help you meet new friends. An investment will pay off. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Refrain from making a hasty decision. Get your facts straight before you act. You will be able to make an informed choice once you have considered all the relevant details. ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Romantic connections can be made if you spend time with stimulating, creative people. Your lighthearted mood and sense of humor will lead to a very compatible companion.
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Page E10• Thursday, May 1, 2014 Longaberger Basket Tote 11”H x 16”W x 7”D Tote Basket w/Striped, Zipped Liner, Red Leather Straps $70. 224-569-3164 MIXING BOWLS - 3 matching: "Hall's Superior Quality Kitchenware - Eureka Homewood Pattern". Lg 8 5/8", Med 7 3/8", Sm 6 1/8" $39. McHenry. 815-236-1747
MODEL TRAIN LAYOUT H. O. Scale, professionally built, 11.5x10, $400. 815-527-5224 Old Marbles - Early 30' & 60's 847-639-3022 9a-4:40p
Dynamite sound, 8 track capability with a vinyl record player, needs needle plus an 8 track converter, $150/all. 224-757-4581 REAGAN POSTAGE STAMPS 4 page of 20 stamps each. (37¢) Perfect condition, asking $100 for all. Call 815-385-1110.
Sugar & Creamer Pickard Salt & Pepper, gold floral, $98. 815-459-3822 VANITY Beautiful antique pine vanity w/ attached mirror & center drawer. Brought from England by the dealer, 37-1/4"W, 20"D & 29-1/2" to top of vanity. Mirror 22-3/8"W by 35-3/8"H. Center drawer has metal pull. Legs & side mirror supports have charming decorative sculptured detail. $400. 815-236-1747
Evenflo baby seat. Converts to Booster seat. Excellent condition. Only kept at Grandma's house. $20. Call 815-943-7757 anytime
CEMENT BRICKS – Approx 300. 7.5” long by 2.25” high.3.50” wide, light Gray. $40. Best time to call 9am-6pm. 815-653-6042 Ceramic molds, pouring table, kiln in good cond. Call between 9am – 5pm 815-653-6042
DECK STAIN brand new $14.50/gallon, various colors. Semi-transp. 815-479-1000 Gas Fireplace System– you'd never know its not a real fire! Ventless 36” w/screen and logs, never used, excellent condition $400 815-344-4384 Iron Supports for Scaffolding on Extension Ladders - $30 815-334-9038 7am-6pm
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Marble Floor Tile 18 x 18 x 3/8. Neutral light tan color, 36 pieces, $55 for all. 815-459-7248 Vintage Solid Oak Doors 4 Painted White. $100. 815-344-1406
Time clock ICON 1000 pre-programmed for 25 employees, expandable to 250. Software included, can transfer data to computer or iphone,ipad, etc. Great for accuracy for payroll $125. 815-404-3399
RECORDS – Box Of 100 50's & 60's Rock – 45 with Sleeves, Good Condition Call Mike 847-695-9561
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Coffee Table, white Formica square w/oak base 40” x 40” x 15” $45 708-309-5397
COUCH & ROCKER RECLINER Ashley's, solid camel color, suede look, like new, $300. 815-814-5238
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Couch - Comfy, Large, Gray
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color goes with all decors. Approx. 8'L x 4'W. Non smoking home. Good condition. $50/obo. 815-378-8113.
Couch 3 Pc Leather Sectional Reclining, ivory color, slightly used, $250. 815-444-0557
Couch ~ Sectional
3 Drawer Dresser - White Wicker Great Shape, Must See! $50. Please call 847-658-4134 Bed Frame 2ea. Twin to Queen – like new 1 still in box $20/ea. 815-341-9132
Dark wood includes 2 piece hutch, dresser and desk. No bed, $75. 847-254-4760
Bedroom Furniture Queen bed with mattress and boxspring, 2 hutches with contacting light bridge and mirror, $250. 847-254-476 Bedroom set, Dresser, Chest, 2 night stands, $300/obo 847-973-2314 Buffett server - Thomasville Ranch oak, opens to handle hot dishes, two storage shelves behind doors, on wheels. Can be used as bar. $150. 815-404-3399
With 4 hand set, answering machine, talking caller ID and speaker phone, $50. 847-829-4546 Follow Northwest Herald on Twitter @nwherald
Upholstered chair & matching ottoman in good condition. Single owner in non smoking home. Priced at $125 for both pieces. 815-378-8113
DPP-EX50. Prints wonderful pictures, $45/obo. 847-829-4546
Kohler Toilet – Standard Size, Almond Color, Like New - $25. 815-334-9038 6am-6pm
Schwinn 20” Sting Ray Lil Chick. $50.
Club Chair & Ottoman
Pioneer 6 Disc Changer PD-M510, CD player/remote $80, 2 Yahama rear speakers 30 watt $50 very good cond .815-459-4675
Child's 3 shelf bookcase w/ large ABC on the sides of the shelf's In great condition. Really cute! Must See! $25. 847-658-4134
Large, U-shaped, great condition with 4 recliners, 3 fold down consoles, $500. Pool Table, Heritage, excellent condition with all access plus overhead light. $500. 847-826-3573
DRESSER ~ ANTIQUE, $50 224-401-8299 DRESSER- ALL WOOD, – 5 drawer, 36”w x 18”d x 50”h. Great Cond. Firm $45. Huntley 847-515-8012 DrexelHeritage 2 pc. Hutch w/glass shelves 55x84 $350 847-772-8215 DrexelHeritage dining rm table 43” round 5 caneback chairs w/2 12” leaves and new leather table pad $400 847-772-8215
Solid oak, hods a 32” flatscreen TV. Great for family or kids room, $120.00. 815-814-6440
KIDS TABLE AND CHAIRS SET Ready for tea parties. Just the right size for activities, play or learning, very cute, 24”L x 18"W x 18”H. Excellent. $75. 815 477-9023
Daybed ~ White & Brass
KING Headboard/Frame Set Antique Oak-Purchased from Mayfair Furniture-Crystal Lake. Excellent Condition, Beautiful! Moving, must sell - $175, 815-444-9005 Kitchen or Dining Room Table w/ 6 Beautiful Rolling Chairs with Arm Rests, Cost $150. 815-245-2735
Gold leaf color, 2 drawers, 2 doors, $75/obo. 815-444-0557
Dining Room Table - Ranch parquet top, 3 leafs, table pads, 8 wood/upholstered chairs. Can sit 12 w/ leafs. Thomasville mfg. $350. 815-404-3399
MATTRESS, BOXSPRING & FRAME Queen, excellent condition. $200, 815-814-5238
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ROCKER / RECLINER - Small, blue velour. Excellent condition. $45. Call 815-943-7757 anytime.
ROCKING CHAIR Cherry with pads, $40. 815-385-9383 Sauder Computer Desk - $65; Coffee & 2 End Tables - $75. 702-704-0205 afternoons
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Tan, new, $250. 6 wooden dining chairs, $60/all incl. table. 815-701-2180 Solid Oak Desk 30” x 68”, medium brown, Slide out drawer for keyboard or laptop, side door for tower, Excellent Condition $399. 224-659-1148 Storage Cabinet Oak w/ pull out tray and two shelves. Great for TV and DVD's or use in office - $60. 815-404-3399
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Contemporary glass, and a queen size bed set with night stand all for $2000. 815-363-4261
Dresser - Mfg by Stanley Ranch Oak, 9 drawers w/ 2 mirrors, glass has protected surface. VG cond. $150 815-404-3399
Patio Set - 2 lounge chairs, one ottoman, love seat & 2 pillows, frames are rustproof aluminum, cushion color khaki, kept in glass porch, Asking $125. Will Email picture upon request Call 815-479-5490
Dining Room Set
Oriental furniture $200, New queen box spring $100, Oak desk $200, 703-606-8921
Entertainment Center - Bleached Oak w/ opening for TV, storage for CD's/DVD's behind glass door, storage behind door below & hidden storage at end of cabinet Must see - $150. 815-404-3399
Twin size, 2 tone green with gold floral, made by Barclay 7'6” long 39” wide, 3' high at back. $150/each or Both $250 815-337-7544
DINETTE SET ~ WROUGHT IRON Glass top table, 42", 4 wheeled chairs, Like new - $300. 815-444-0557
Office Furniture (10) Wood Desks (3) 4 door file cabinets, (40) chairs + monitor arms, desk kiosks, 36” wide cabinet. Mike @ IRC 815-403-3767
DUO SEWING MACHINE & SERGER CABINET “HORN” 39.5” w x 63” Open. Oak Finish w/bIrch inside. 26” h. $200 815-568-5892
High Chair - Childcraft Wood, Honey Oak Finish, Exc. Cond. $55. 815-477-2229
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WHEELED SHOPPING CART 5" wheels, foot-lock pedal, heighthandlebar, hinged adjustable padded seat, large folding cargo basket below, lightweight aluminum unit folds ultra-thin for easy handling, multiple uses for shopping and in-home tasks. Like-new condition. $35. 815-477-7638
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Army Bomb Boxes 12' sq. x 4' Long, Steel, Lockable, Handles, Storage, Humidity Indicator, Heavy Duty, Safe & Secure - $65. 815-321-1540 Army Cook Stove, Aluminum, Propane, Portable, Nice Shape $225/OBO. 815-321-1540
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China ~ Fine Porcelain White Lace, 37 pieces, include teapot, cream, sugar, platter, soup/salad plates, bowls, $120/set. 847-830-9725
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Sump pump, 1/2 horsepower Basement Watchdog primary and backup with battery backup, used 3 months, $200, 815-814-5238.
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Year Book - #5 Aerie 1982 Chicago, IL. $30. 815-385-0404 Year Books - #1 Champagne S. High School 1950 - Retro Champagne IL. #2 Haven Scroll 1955 & 1956. Evanston, IL. $30 each. 815-385-0404 Year Books - #3 Lincoln Junior College 1965 Lincoln, IL. #4 Westward Hole, W. Senior H.S. 1969 Madison, WI. $30 each. 815-385-0404
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MOOSHY 2 year old male Orange Tabby DSH I like to watch episodes of 60 minutes On Demand and have a marathon. They bring to light stuff I'd never have heard about otherwise. www.helpingpaws.net 815-338-4400
18” WEBER Kettle Grill Good for Tailgating $20. 815-344-1699 CHRISTMAS TREE Pre-lit 6 foot christmas tree, Like new. 3 sections that snap together and plug in to each other. $30. Call anytime, 815-459-3090.
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Jacuzzi pool filter, pump, ladder, solar panel, cover reel, deck $100. pictures available. 815-519-8521
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SMALL ANIMAL CAGE 4 levels of playing fun! Like new. $50. Call between 5-8 PM M-F, 224-805-9383
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Above Ground Pool from The Great Escape. Exc Cond, used 2 summers. 25' x 15' oval, all galvanized, Hayward Heater & Gated Ladder Incl. Packaged & ready to go! Value - $10,000 Selling for $2,000. 815-814-1283
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Air Hockey Table – Sportcraft Very Good Condition 7' long, has dust cover, hardly ever used, Paid over $300, Asking $200. 815-385-8033 or 224-938-3431 after 3pm Baseball Bat by DeMarini. Black Coyote. $10. See photo online. Call Beth 815-344-9894
BUMPER POOL TABLE Convertible, felt pool table with reversible poker top, Formica Walnut, $50. 815-385-3858
Regulation, excellent condition, $500. Call mornings 7am-noon. 847-587-1307 Racquetball Racket by Wilson. Great Condition! $5. See photo online. Beth 815-344-9894 Soccer Training Net - a hand held net for self practice only. Great condition! $15, web on sale $98! Great deal! See photo online. Beth 815-344-9894 Tent – Family Size - 9' x 17, Canvas, $60. 847-497-4104
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LARGE PATIO UMBRELLA Brand new, never used! Dark green color. Take a look and see if it works for you! $60. 815-568-7643 after 1PM
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GOLF BAG Adidas, Stand Bag, New! Retails $150, Asking $49. 847-639-6447 Golf Clubs - 2 complete sets with bags, 1 set Hogan and 1 set Campbell, both sets excellent condition $125/each set 847-961-5313
Gingerbread trim, shingled roof, 4 rooms, 18x12”, newly built. $50. 847-854-7980 Leap Frog, Leap Pad Electronic reading/learning game. Model # 30004. Includes 5 learning books $25. 847-302-4511 Rainbow Wood Swing Set w/ Slide. Must disassemble & pick up. $400. 815-236-3716
RC BOAT HYDROPLANE Runs on glo fuel, runs great with radio, $100. 815-382-3952
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HARVARD - 1205 Willow Lane (Oak Grove Crossings) Friday, May 2nd (7am - 4pm) Saturday, May 3rd (7am â€“ 2pm) Mens and Womens Clothes, Teenage Boys Clothes, DJ Equipment, Kitchen Table & Chairs, Sports Equipment, Movies (DVD and VHS), Videos Games. Lots of Miscellaneous Household Items.
4601 AMY DRIVE
SAT & SUN MAY 3 & 4 9AM - 4PM #'s at 8:00
4018 Steeple Run Dr. Smith & Steeple Run Drive
281 Ferryville Dr
Thur 5/1- Fri 5/2, 8-3 Rain or Shine. TONS OF STUFF!!!!
Friday 5/2 & Sat 5/3 9 to 4 Huge variety of items. Furniture, collectibles, tools, warehouse is FULL! Pics and full list at www.AgapeEstateSales.com
~ CASH ONLY ~ 1003 PLANTAIN CT.
CRYSTAL LAKE Fri & Sat May 2 & 3
1644 Brigham Lane Village & Brigham
Antique, Vintage, Collectible items
872 Bennington Dr.
Don't See What You're Looking For Today? Check Back Tomorrow! Never The Same Paper Twice! Northwest Classified 877-264-CLAS (2527) www.nwherald.com
Email: helpwanted@ shawsuburban.com Fax: 815-477-8898
WE'VE GOT IT!
Thurs & Fri May 1 & 2 8 am - 2 pm
5803 Tomlinson Dr
Ringwood and Martin Multi Family Garage Sale furniture, collectibles, dishes, & much more! McHenryCountySports.com is McHenry County Sports
! Crystal Lake Estates
4916 BURMAN DRIVE West of Rt. 31 & Crystal Lake Ave.
50% - 75% Off Retail
100% AUTHENTIC COACH PURSES Perfume Sets:
Elizabeth Arden, Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Juicy Couture & MORE! Aeropostale, Vera Bradley, Beach Bags, Toys, Gently Used Clothing.
Jewelry, Home Decor & Much Much More! Many Gently Used Items Also!
Friday MAY 2
Saturday MAY 3
â€œCLIP - N - SAVEâ€? REAL ESTATE AUCTION SATURDAY, MAY 31ST, 2014 12:00 NOON
10 AM-1:30 PM
Tree of Life UU Congregation 5603 W. Bull Valley Rd. McHenry, IL 60050 815-322-2464
Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, McHenry
LOCATION: 14644 BEAVERTON ROAD., POPLAR GROVE, IL. 61065 Directions: Approx. 1.5 miles east of Poplar Grove on Il. Rt. 173 to Beaverton Rd. Go South .3 miles to sale site. 10.54 acres Green Space with Beaver Creek running through the property, has 2 pole barns. (1) 36â€™ X 80â€™, 10â€™H X 12â€™ wide doors, 100 amp. Electric (1) 40â€™ X 60â€™, 10â€™H X 12â€™ w doors, 200 amp electric & 20â€™ X 40â€™ shop area w/cement ďŹ‚oor.
ALSO SELLING 125 TRACTORS, EQUIPT. & TOOLS. RUNNING 2 RINGS STARTING AT 9:00 A.M.
Annual Home Show Trade Fair
Saturday, May 3rd from 9:00am to 3:00pm Zion is once again hosting its Annual Home Show Trade Fair, showcasing consultants and their products that would typically only be available by hosting a show at home. Come and shop, admission is FREE !!! Concessions will be available for purchase. Great for some last-minute Mother's Day shopping! (Route 120 west of Route 31, next to Jewel/Osco) Celebrating Home ! Avon ! Lia Sophia ! Tastefully Simple Pampered Chef ! Tupperware ! Usborne Books ! Scentsy Gold Canyon ! Mary Kay ! Longaberger ! Love My Cookies Stampin Up ! Oragami Owl ! Grace Adele ! Thirty One Jockey ! Dove Chocolates ! Wildtree ! AND MUCH MORE!
FOR FURTHER INFO OR PRIVATE SHOWING CALL AUCTIONEER: Lyle Lee CELL PHONE #815-988-0249 TERMS OF SALE: Sold in â€œAS ISâ€? condition. $5,000 down day of sale by cashiers ck or ck w/bank letter of guarantee. Closing in 30 days or less. Title policy to be furnished at closing. Announcements day of sale prevail over written material. Not responsible for accidents. Sale subject to approval of owner.
OWNER: JANET ANDERSON adno=926526
Zion is located at 4206 W. Elm St.
MCHENRY Multi-Family Garage Sale Saturday/Sunday May 3 & 4 8am - 3pm
1004 Hollywood Blvd.
FRI & SAT MAY 2 & 3 9AM - 3PM
Free Coffee, start your day here ! Furniture, electronics, clothes, sewing machine & lot's of other stuff !
3438 FOREST RIDGE DR. Toys, clothes, tools, baby items, dishes, collectibles, household
& MUCH MORE!! MCHENRY SHORES
Early Bird Garage Sales Friday 8-5 at 3108 W Beach Drive 711 Hilltop Boulevard 712 McHenry Avenue (also Saturday and Sunday)
MCHENRY SHORES SUBDIVISION ANNUAL GARAGE SALE South of Miller Rd, East of Green St. th
Saturday, May 3 Sunday, May 4th 8:30am â€“ 5:00pm
65+ HOMES MCHENRY MOVING SALE FRIDAY 5/2 THRU SUNDAY 5/4 8:30AM-4PM 3715 HIGH ST, MCHENRY OFF OF ROUTE 31 NORTH. FURNITURE, KITCHENWARE, HOME DECOR, CLOTHES, OFFICE EQUIPMENT, LAPTOP, DORM ROOM ITEMS, CAMPING GEAR, HOLIDAY DECORATIONS, KIDS TOYS AND MORE!
Mother's Day Gifts Thurs, Fri, Sat May 1, 2 & 3 9AM - 5PM
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MCHENRY MOVING SALE FRIDAY , MAY 2ND & SATURDAY, MAY 3RD; 8 - 3PM; 202 N RONDA RD, MCHENRY; BRITTANY HTS; Antiques, clothing, furniture, tools, table saw, wet saw, saw stand, ext ladder, tools, Longaberger baskets & tables, pictures & many more items
Christmas in May!
ANNUAL HOME SHOW TRADE FAIR
Call your classified advertising representative today!
Boone Creek Furniture, home dĂŠcor, RC planes, clothes, tools.
MULTI FAMILY GARAGE SALE
clothing, small electronics, household items, misc
EVERYTHING MUST GO!!
Advertise in print and online for one low price.
May 2 & 3 Fri & Sat. 9 am â€“ 3 pm 408 Wimbleton Tr.
3416 Waukegan Rd.
Northwest Classified 877-264-CLAS (2527) www.NWHerald.com
Thursday MAY 1
Friday/Saturday May 2 & 3 7am â€“ 3pm
McHenry Moving / Garage Sale
Furniture in excellent condition, patio furniture, garage tools
708 O'Brien Street Toolbox, fishing poles, wedding cake pans, household /garage items, 1986 Dodge 600 convertible, Much More!
Solid oak pedestal kitchen table & chairs. Corner computer desk, 2 dressers. Solid oak corner cabinet w/leaded glass door, misc. Household items, holiday decorations and much more.
Saturday/Sunday May 3 & 4 9am â€“ 4pm
1172 Halfmoon Gate
FRI & SAT MAY 2 & 3 9AM - 4PM
Fri & Sat May 2 & 3 8:30AM-4:00PM 1114 S. Hilltop Blvd.
10 AM-5 PM 10AM-1PM 4PM-8PM WAREHOUSE ESTATE SALE HUGE
MCHENRY 4509 Spruce Ln. Fri. May 2: 8:30am-5:00pm & Sat. May 3: 8:30am-4:00pm GARAGE SALE FOR BABIES! Woohoo! Lots & lots of baby clothes: Girls NB-2T & Boys NB12m. Maternity clothes L-XL. Stroller Travel System. Baby Swings. Exersaucers. Jumpers. Play mats & more!
THURS, FRI, SAT MAY 1, 2, 3 9AM - 3PM
Friday 5/2 3pmâ€“7pm Sat 5/3 9am â€“ 5pm Sunday 5/4 9am - ?
Sunrise View & Hilltop
FIELDSTONE PLACE SUB MARENGO - 7 HOMES Thur 9-4 Fri 9-4 Sat 8-2 No Early Birds - Cash Only Look for Yellow signs Off RT 20, between Harmony & Church 17310 Fieldstone Drive Girls 4T-10, toys,books, shoes, jackets, womens clothes, jewelry, household, dvds, shoes, Loving Family dollhouse & acc. princess items 17417 Fieldstone Drive TONS of b/g clothes 7-10, DR table, holiday, craft items, cricut expression with 13 cartridges and 2 ft stack of scrapbook paper for $450 17515 Cobblestone Bend Furniture, fishing equip, partylite, jewelry, toys, upscale tools shown on sat - snap-on, mac, matco 17308 Cobblestone Bend Teen b/g clothes 12/14 and mens L, coats, lawnchairs, stereo equip, TV, household, rugs, toys 17201 Millstone Ct antiques, household, tools, ping pong table 17208 Millstone Ct toys, household, misc. 17103 Fieldstone Dr Downsizing/Retirement! antique crossbuck saws, clay targets, curio cabinet, dell printer, ladies gold clubs, 2 never worn Bears jackets, household
LAKE IN THE HILLS
3000 Rt. 12, Spring Grove
LOOK FOR BALLOONS Maps Available
Thurs, Fri, & Sat-AM May 1, 2, 3 9am â€“ 5 pm
702 Regner Road off Bay Road 10' custom fiberglass dinghy, alum. canoe, vintage stuff, furn, couches, chairs, 2 coffee tables, brass tea cart, lamps, glassware, dishes, misc.
Watch for the Northwest Classified Open House Directory every Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Include your listing by calling 877-264-CLAS (2527) or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
WONDER LAKE FRI & SAT 9-5 SUN 11-4 5601 EAST WONDER LAKE RD. Collectibles, tools, household, Steins, decanters & eagles & MUCH MORE!
WOODSTOCK 1043 Carol Ave. PRE MOVING SALE Friday and Saturday, May 2 and 3, 10-4 Collectibles, Furniture, Receiver and CD player, antiques, NO clothes
WOODSTOCK 1216 Thomas Drive
MOVING SALE! Fri. 5/2 & Sat. 5/3 9am-4pm Matching Love Seat and Chair, Ent. Ctr., 20â€? TV w/built in VCR & DVD player, Ladies Clothes, Humidifier, Seasonal items and other Household items. Advertise here for a successful garage sale! Call 815-455-4800
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ANNUAL LAWN & TURF AUCTION SUNDAY MAY 4TH 2014 Located at Buck Bros. John Deere Store, 14N937 US Hwy. 20 Hampshire, IL. Âź Mile East of Rte. 47. 8:00 AM GOLF & TURF 10:30 AM TRACTORS & SKIDSTEERS, TRAILERS. APPROX 12 NOON LAWN & GARDEN TRACTORS J.W. Turf Golf Courses & Turf Equipment. Beginning at 8:00 AM. A lg amount. This list grows daily. You canâ€™t believe whats here!!! Includes: 20+ Riding & Walking Greens Mowers all makes. Many Fairway Mowers JD, Jac, Toro. Sev. Tractors, Commercial Walk Behind Mowers. Sev. Wide Area Mowers incl. JD 1600â€™s 5-7 Gang Pull Reels. Greens Mower Trls. Greens Rollers. Rear Power Brushes for Fairway Mowers. Sprayers all Types. Many Light & HD Utility Vehicles incl. JD Gators, Toro, Cushman, Club Car, EZ Go Gas & Elec. Sev Aerators. Toro HydroJet. Bunker/Ball Field Rakes. Top Dressers. Misc. Tires,Seats, Hoods, Reel Cutting Units. Rot. Bank Mowers. JD Utility Reel Mowers. Cushman Core Harvester. Sev. Frt Rot. Mowers 60â€?-72â€?. Brower Gang Verticutter. Jac Fr. Flail Decks. Bed Knife Grinders. New Progator Tires & Whls. BUCK BROS. Approx. 100 Units-Lawn & Garden Tractors. Beginning at 10:30 AM. Lawn & Garden Tractors: Incl. 2012 & 2013 JD Employee Program Tractors only 30 to 80 Hrs., w/Warranty left. Models â€“ X748, X740,X720, X724, X728, X700, X540, X534 & More. Other John Deere Tractors Including: X700 & 400 Series: Sev. X700 Series. 495,X485,X475, 425 thru 455. 400 thru 430.. X500 & 300 Series: X540, X534, X500 Series. GX325, thru GX345, 300 thru 318. 200 Series: GT235, 265, 210 thru 216â€™s. GT275. 100 Series: 110,111,112,116,160 thru 185â€™s, STX38, STX 46, LX 172 thru LX 280, LT 133 thru LT 180. Sev. L & LA 100 Series. Fr. Mowers: JD F1400 Series, F525, JD F910 thru F935, F1145. 2- Ransomes Dsl w/Cab & Blades. Sev Toro, Cushman & Jacâ€™s. Sev. other Brands 60â€? to 72â€?. Some Snow Equip. Zero Turn Mowers: Sev. JD Z800 & 900â€™s Series w/60â€? & 72â€? Decks, JD 657,667 & 757 w/60â€? Deck, JD F620, Graasshopper 60â€?, Lesco 60â€?. 2013 JD 652 Stand-On. Sev. other Brands & Models incl. Cub Cadet, Toro, Exmark , Bobcat. Wright & Lesco Standers,48â€?,54â€? & 61â€? Decks. Several Commercial Walk Behind Mowers: Sev. JD, Exmark, Bobcat 36â€? to 54â€?. 2013 JD 36â€? Hydro. Many other Makes & Models Lawn & Garden Tractors: Incls: Cub Cadet, Toro, Craftsman, Ariens, Yardman, Simplicity & more. All Ages & Sizes. Wide Area Mower: Lastec. Toro, JD1600. Misc. Equip.: Also selling used Decks, Sweepers, Chippers, Snow Throwers, Leaf Vacâ€™s. Blades, Tillers, Enclosures & Etc. What you need is probably here. Some handyman specials. Lots of choices. Misc. Tires & Rims. Snow Pushers. 12â€™ Alum Row Boat. 3 PT Equip.: JD #709 7â€™ Pull Type Rot. Mower. Bush Hog 5â€™ Rot. Mower. Finish Mowers. Sickle Mowers, Box Scrapers, Rear Blades, 3Pt. Plows, Pulverizers, Rake, & Seeders, PH Diggers. Sno Blower. Flail Mower. 3 pt. Discs & other Misc. Sprayers all sizes. Skidsteers: Sev. Makes and Models incl JD 7775 w/Backhoe, JD 326, Bobcat 763, Case 70XT, NH LX865. Utility, Compact & Ldr. Tractors: JD 4600 Hydro w/Ldr, Mower & Backhoe. JD 4300 150 Hrs w/Ldr & Backhoe. JD 4100 w/Ldr. JD 2640, Hi-Lo, 3500 Hrs. JD 755 w/Mower & Blade. JD 2155. NH TC35DA. Ford 2120. Ford 1210 w/Ldr. Cub 7205 w/Ldr. Case 430. Long 310. Kubota B8200. Ford 8N. IH Super â€˜Mâ€™. Bobcat CT 445 w/Ldr. Sev. other Makes & Models. JD 755 w/Ldr. Golf Cars, Gators, AMTâ€™s & Cushmans: Gas & Elec. Golf Cars. JD (Gas & Elec)Gators Utility Vehicles, incl. sev. 6 x 4, CX, HPX, TS, TX, some 2012 Models & 4 x 2, Cushman Cart. Toro Workman. Trailers & Trucks: Sev. Trucks & Trlrs includes â€™89 Ford F350 w/Heil Dump, 55K Sharp! Exact Brands & Sizes not available at time of printing. For a exact list check Gordon Stade Auction Website for a detail & updated list & many pictures of items listed. www.gordonstadeauctions.com TERMS: Il Sales Tax will apply on all purchases. Cash, Check or Visa, Master Card or Discover Cards will be accepted with Addl. Convenience Charge. Settlement on Day of Sale. Some items subject to prior Sale, others will be added. Delivery available. JD Financing available w/prior approval at Buck Bros. by Wednesday, April 30th For more details call Dave at 847-683-4440
BUCK BROS & J.W. TURF Belvidere, IL 61008 815 544-4811 AUCTIONEER: LYLE LEE State License #440.000200 CLERKS & CASHIERS: LEE AUCTION SERVICE Check out our website at: www.leeauctionservice.com
Gordon Stade, Auctioneers, Huntley, 847-514-2853 Watch www.gordonstadeauctions.com for updates & Future Auctions
Get Around Guide Remember Mom with a special purchase…
Shop Downtown Crystal Lake for Mother’s Day! FLOWER SALE FUNDRAISER Saturday, May 10th (9am-4pm)
Win a $100 Shopping Spree Congratulations to HELGA HARE OF CRYSTAL LAKE!
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Dalzell Jewelers Downtown Crystal Lake Co-owned by Steve and Jenny Dalzell, Dalzell Jewelers is known for its dedication to unmatched customer service. Our experienced associates listen to your story and help you choose from popular designer jewelry and watch lines. When you want to create a custom designed piece, our award-winning designers help your vision come to life. Dalzell Jewelers’ skilled craftsmen work with you to create what you have in mind. In no time at all, you have the pleasure of wearing your new, one-of-a-kind creation! Dalzell Jewelers also offers a complete range of jewelry repair services to help you continue to enjoy your jewelry. As a full-service jeweler, Dalzell’s employs skilled craftsmen who will repair and refurbish your cherished pieces, even if they were not purchased in our store and works with highly skilled watchmakers to repair your cherished watches. Come in today to see how we can restore your favorite timepiece. We also replace watch batteries while you wait.
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Win a $100 Shopping Spree
YES! YOU READ THAT RIGHT! This is your opportunity to win a $100 Shopping Spree in Downtown Crystal Lake! Please complete the form and drop it off in the Entry Box at one of the participating merchants listed. You will be entered in a drawing to win $100 in gift certiﬁcates ($25 from each of the four participating merchants). While you’re there, we invite you to look around and see all that these generous merchants have to offer. Contest details: No purchase necessary. Contest ends on May 31, 2013. Winner will be notiﬁed. One entry per household.
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Expiration date May 31, 2014 Complete the entry form and deposit it in the box at one of four businesses.
Out of the Box, 71 N. Williams Yours & Meyn, 37 N. Williams Dalzell Jewelers, 41 N. Williams St. Ormsby Motors, 50 N. Main
Steve and Jenny, both graduates of the Gemological Institute of America, have received the Downtown Crystal Lake Main Street GEM award as well as the Manager’s Choice award for going above and beyond in their support of Downtown Crystal Lake. Dalzell Jewelers also continues to donate items to charitable organizations, and partner with non-proﬁt groups to beneﬁt the greater McHenry County community. As the region’s only Certiﬁed Gemologist, Steve personally imports diamonds directly from Antwerp, Belgium, the world’s diamond capital, to bring exceptional quality and value to clients. Steve, Jenny and their colleagues are dedicated to providing exquisite masterpieces, which is why we say...
41 N. Williams St. • Crystal Lake 815.455.3600
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‘BAREFOOT’: A BLAST
BANDS REPLICATE MUSIC OF BOB DYLAN, NEIL YOUNG
NEIL SIMON’S COMEDY OPENS AT RAUE
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There are a lot of events taking place in the county this weekend. We choose the top 10.
ON THE COVER
Duplicating the music of Bob Dylan and Neil Young, the bands Broken Arrow and Positively 4th Street will perform May 3 at the Woodstock Opera House.
Read reviews of the new movies “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” and “Belle.”
Williams Street Repertory takes on the Neil Simon comedy “Barefoot in the Park,” opening May 2.
A listing of concerts and shows coming to McHenry County in the coming weeks.
A listing of upcoming productions in McHenry County.
DEPARTMENTS Bands & Performers......................................13 Concert guide................................................12 Go Guide...........................................................8 On Stage.........................................................17 Movies........................................................18-19 On the Cover..................................................10 Planit 10............................................................6 Theater Guide................................................16
ON THE COVER Performing as Bob Dylan, Ben Abney takes on the role of his biggest musical influence. The Crystal Lake native said he was born to be Dylan. Photo provided
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WHAT’S GOING ON
BOURBON RENEWAL Cult brands of bourbon are selling out as the spirit shows a renaissance. Bourbon as a whole has become a big player on the liquor scene in recent years, but part of the special appeal of cult bourbons – on top of their craft quality, of course – is their exclusivity. Find out more about the popularity of the liquor, as well as a recipe for a bourbon-glazed salmon and a bourbon cocktail for any season at PlanitNorthwest.com.
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The Nicole Daune Jackson Foundation is a nonproﬁt organization dedicated to making a difference in the lives of girls 11 to 15-years-old.
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Sunday Wednesday Fashion, home Recipies, tips,decorating, gardening, announcements nutrition and more! and more.
This year our Camp Coley day camp will be held June 21st and 22nd at Veterans Acres Park. With themes like “All About Me” and “About Others” our girls learn, through activities, crafts, service projects and various speakers, to care about themselves as well as the world around them.
www.ndjfoundation.org for details and applications.
“BAREFOOT IN THE PARK”
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WHEN: May 2-11 WHERE: Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake COST & INFO: Presented by Williams Street Repertory. Paul, played by David Lowenthal, and Corie Bratter, played by Amanda Flahive, are newlyweds in every sense of the word. He’s a straight-as-an-arrow lawyer, and she’s a free spirit looking for the latest kick. After a six-day honeymoon, they get a surprise visit from her loopy mother and decide to play matchmaker during a dinner with their neighbor-in-the-attic Velasco, where everything that can go wrong does. The play is similar to the 1967 film of the same name starring Robert Redford and Jane Fonda. Schedule: 8 p.m. May 2-3, 9-10; 3 p.m. May 4 & 11. Tickets start at $25. Tickets and information: 815-356-9212 or www.rauecenter.org.
WHEN: May 8-11 WHERE: Moose Lodge 691, 3535 N. Richmond Road, Johnsburg COST & INFO: Family fun for everyone with carnival rides, games, food and more. Hours: 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday; 5 p.m. to midnight Friday; 2 p.m. to midnight Saturday; 2 to 10 p.m. Sunday. Wristbands: $15 a person a day. Moms ride free Sunday with paid child. Also offering a Mother’s Day brunch 8 a.m. to noon Sunday. Brunch cost is $12 for adults and $5 for children 10 and younger. Information: 815-385-6955 or www.lodge691.moosepages.org.
ELGIN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA SEASON FINALE
WHEN: May 3-4 WHERE: Hemmens Cultural Center, 45 Symphony Way, Elgin COST & INFO: “Solzhenitsyn Plays Mozart & Bruckner” concert featuring acclaimed Russian American conductor and pianist Ignat Solzehenitsyn (right). Schedule: 7:30 p.m. May 3; 2:30 p.m. May 4. Ticket prices vary at 847-888-4000 or www.elginsymphony.org.
SPRING POPS CONCERT
WHEN: 4 p.m. May 4 WHERE: Holiday Inn, 800 S. Route 31, Crystal Lake COST & INFO: The program includes Peter Bond, a trumpet player from the New York Metropolitan Opera. Some members of the Crystal Lake Community Band’s Dixieland Band will be featured soloists on “Dixieland Jam.” Some of the other selections will be “Mambo” from West Side Story and a medley of tunes from “Man of La Mancha.” Tickets: $12 adults, $10 seniors, students and military, $7 groups of 10 or more. Tickets available at the door. Tickets and information: 815-6792263 or www.clcb.org.
FIRST FRIDAY ART SHOW
WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m. May 2 WHERE: Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake COST & INFO: Show features the artwork of District 47 schools, including a display of commemorative stamps in honor of the 100 years of the city of Crystal Lake. The West School stamp (above) represents Dole Mansion. Event includes children’s activities, desserts and piano music at 5 p.m. by Gayle Dirksen, Woods Creek Elementary School music teacher. Complimentary appetizers and cash bar included. Suggested entrance donation: $5. Information: 815-4558000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org.
WHEN: 8 a.m. May 4 WHERE: Starting at the Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake COST & INFO: A 5K run and 1-mile walk with a superhero theme for this year’s race. The race honors Bob Blazier’s unparallelled community accomplishments and benefits the Raue Center. Day-of-therace registration begins at 7 a.m. Entry fee: $40 for the 5K run includes a T-shirt, cape and mask; $20 for the 1-mile walk also includes a T-shirt and sidekick mask. Information: www.rauecenter.org.
Bob Blazier and his wife, Rosemary, await the start of the 2013 Run For The Arts. AP photo
ANNUAL NATIVE PLANT SALE
WHEN: Noon to 3 p.m. May 4 WHERE: McHenry County College, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake COST & INFO: Sponsored by the Wildflower Preservation and Propagation Committee. Organic heirloom garden vegetables and herbs from W&M Landcorp Organic Nursery and native trees and shrubs from Ohana Farms will be for sale. More than 150 species of plants available for every environment, including praire, savanna, woodland and wetland. Information: www. theWPPC.org.
DOG PARK GRAND OPENING
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 3 WHERE: Corner of Bull Valley and Country Club roads, Bull Valley COST & INFO: A grand opening celebration of the Bull Valley Dog Park, including vendors, demonstrations, contests, raffles and more. Admission: $5 a person; Children age 11 and younger and current dog park permit holders are admitted free. Information: 815-459-4833.
McHENRY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM OPENING
WHEN: 1 p.m. May 4 WHERE: 6422 Main St., Union COST & INFO: The museum’s 51st year, plus a new Don Peasley display, featuring a re-created office with memorabilia and a camera display. Free admission. Information: 815-923-2267 or www.mchsonline.org.
RIDGEFIELD GARDEN & ANTIQUE EVENT
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 8-11 WHERE: The Shops of Ridgefield, just off Route 14 on Ridgefield Road between Crystal Lake and Woodstock COST & INFO: Spring kickoff weekend for a quaint village of shops offering antique, vintage, repurposed, shabby chic and traditional decor. Decorate your home, sunroom, garden and yard. Information: 815-477-4601 or www.theshopsofridgefield.com.
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BOB BLAZIER RUN FOR THE ARTS
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A LOOK AT AREA EVENTS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF WEEKS
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McHENRY COUNTY ONGOING FRIENDS OF CHILAMA ART & PHOTO CONTEST, Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Accepting the work of area artists from elementary students through adults through May 2, submitted to the Raue Center. Sponsored by Friends of Chilama to raise funds to support art classes for children and teens in Chilama, El Salvador, who have no other access to the creative arts. There will be category prizes and the artwork will be displayed in an exhibit at the Raue with an awards presentation at 6 p.m. May 8. Fee: $10 adults for each photo or artwork submitted, $5 elementary through college students for each photo or artwork. Information: 815-353-7473 or email@example.com.
MAY 1 MARIAN CENTRAL STUDENT ART SHOW, May 1-10, Old Court House Arts Center, 101 N. Johnson St., Woodstock. Featuring the 2013/14 Student Arts Show by Marian Central Catholic High School students. The exhibit will showcase an array of twoand three-dimensional work, including paintings, drawings and watercolors, pottery, photography and more. There will be a 7 to 8 p.m. May 1 student reception. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Free. Information: Erin Widmayer, ewidmayer@marian. com or 815-338-4525.. “SUGAR,” May 1-4, Drendel Hall at Sun City, 12880 Del Webb Blvd., Huntley. Spring play presented by the Theatre Company of Sun City. It is the musical version of the movie “Some Like it Hot.” Schedule: 7 p.m. May 1-2; 3 p.m. May 3; 1:30 p.m. May 4. Tickets: $15 adults, $10 children younger than 12. Information: 847-515-8545 or 847515-1583.
MAY 2 AFS EXCHANGE STUDENTS TO PERFORM, 6 to 8 p.m. May 2, at Windhill Pancake Parlor, 3307 W. Elm St., McHenry. Exchange students from Indonesia, Thailand and Japan have been invited to perform and speak with customers about their experiences and countries. Customers who fill out an AFS interest form will receive a free dessert. Information: Becky Deignan, 646-381-3316, bDeignan@afsusa.org or www.afsusa.org. “APPLAUSE” & “THE FAIRY TALE NETWORK,” May 2-3, District 158 Performing Arts Center, 13719 Harmony Road, Huntley. Audiences will be treated to a variety of performances including formal, competitive public
speaking, dancing, singing and a one-act play. Schedule: 7 p.m. May 2-3, “Applause,” a formal, competitive public speaking event featuring more than 60 public speakers ranging in grades from elementary through high school presented by Janet Burkhalter Productions, together with special dance performances both evenings and special singing appearance by Marlowe Honors Choir on May 2; 1 p.m. May 3, “The Fairy Tale Network” one-act play by John Woodard will be presented by Marlowe Middle School. Tickets: $5 each available at the door. Information: 847-659-6158 or www. district158.org. “BAREFOOT IN THE PARK,” May 2-11, Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Presented by Williams Street Repertory. Paul and Corie Bratter are newlyweds in every sense of the word. He’s a straightas-an-arrow lawyer, and she’s a free spirit looking for the latest kick. After a six-day honeymoon, they get a surprise visit from her loopy mother and decide to play matchmaker during a dinner with their neighbor-in-the-attic Velasco, where everything that can go wrong does. Schedule: 8 p.m. May 2-3, 9-10; 3 p.m. May 4 & 11. Tickets start at $25. Tickets and information: 815-3569212 or www.rauecenter.org. DANCE CLASS, May 2 to June 13, LaBahn-Hain House, 149 Hilltop Drive, Lake in the Hills. Taught by Frank and Jackie Penze. Schedule: 7 to 8 p.m. beginning cha cha, swing, merengue, fox trot; 8 to 9 p.m. intermediate cha cha, lindy hop, fox trot, merengue; 9 to 10 p.m. advanced cha cha, lindy hop, fox trot, merengue. Cost: $72 residents, $82 nonresidents. Registration and information: 847-639-8699 or www. dancewithfrankandjackie.com. FIRST FRIDAY ART SHOW, 5 to 8 p.m. May 2, Sage and Dole Galleries at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake. Monthly art show to enjoy with family and friends. Featuring the artwork of local emerging artists from Crystal Lake District 47 schools. There will be children’s activities, desserts provided by Just 4 You Treats and piano music at 5 p.m. by Gayle Dirksen, music teacher at Woods Creek Elementary School. First Fridays include complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. Suggested entrance donation: $5. Information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy. org. “THE LITTLE MERMAID JUNIOR,” 7 p.m. May 2; 2 and 7 p.m. May 3, Cary Junior High Schol, 2109 Crystal Lake Road, Cary. Spring musical presented by Cary Junior High. Tickets: $4 adults, $2 students available at the door. Information: 847-639-2148 or www. cjh26weebly.com/spring-musical.html. McHENRY B&B SQUARE DANCE CLUB DANCE, 8 p.m. May 2, Johnsburg Community Club, 2315 W. Church St., Johnsburg. Square dancing. Ray and Cindy Bishop will be calling the rounds at 8
THE CHOIRBOYS WHEN: 8 p.m. May 17 WHERE: Unity Spiritual Center of Woodstock, 225 Calhoun St., Woodstock COST & INFO: A benefit for the Woodstock Farmers Market Link Plus program featuring The Choirboys, three former boy sporanos of the world-famous Paulist Choir of Chicago. Greg Norusis (above) plays guitar and sings high harmony, while Tim Cross plays banjo and guitar and sings bass, and Bill Carden sings lead. Features folk and other styles of music from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. Admission: a $12 donation is requested. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Keith Johnson at 815-338-5164. p.m. and Bob Asp calling the squares at 8:30 p.m. Graduation dance. All dancers and students welcome. Cost: $6 members, $7 visitors. Information: 815-353-5346.
MAY 4 ANNUAL NATIVE PLANT SALE, noon to 3 p.m. May 4, McHenry County College, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake. Sponsored by the Wildflower Preservation and Propagation Committee. Organic heirloom garden vegetables and herbs from W&M Landcorp Organic Nursery and native trees and shrubs from Ohana Farms will also be for sale. Information: www.theWPPC. org. Information: www.theWPPC.org. BOB BLAZIER RUN FOR THE ARTS, 17th annual, 8 a.m. May 4, starting at Raue Center for the arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. A 5K run and 1-mile walk with a superhero theme for this year’s race. The race honors Bob Blazier’s unparallelled community accomplish-
ments and benefits the Raue Center. Entry fee: $40 for the 5K run includes a T-shirt, cape and mask; $20 for the 1-mile walk also includes a T-shirt and sidekick mask. Same-day registration begins at 7 a.m. Information: www. rauecenter.org. DOWN SYNDROME AWARENESS FUNDRAISER, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 4, GiGi’s Playhouse, 5404 W. Elm St., McHenry. Featuring more than 20 crafters and vendors together with raffles and two big-basket raffles. Proceeds benefit GiGi’s, a Down syndrome awareness center. Free admission. Information: 815-245-0862. McHENRY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM OPENS FOR THE SEASON, 1 p.m. May 4, 6422 Main St., Union. The museum marks its 51st year, plus the new Don Peasley display opens featuring a re-created office with memorabilia and a camera display. Free admission. Information: 815-923-2267 or www.mchsonline.org.
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MAY 8 MOOSEFEST 2014, May 8-11, Moose Lodge 691, 3535 N. Richmond Road, Johnsburg. Family fun for everyone with carnival rides, games, food and more. Hours: 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday, 5 p.m. to midnight Friday, 2 p.m. to midnight Saturday, 2 to 10 p.m. Sunday. Wristbands: $15 a person a day. Moms ride free Sunday with paid child. Also offering a Mother’s Day brunch 8 a.m. to noon Sunday for $12 adults, $5 children 10 and younger. Information: 815-385-6955 or www.lodge691. moosepages.org. RIDGEFIELD GARDEN & ANTIQUE EVENT, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 8-11, The Shops of Ridgefield, just off Route 14 on Ridgefield Road, between Crystal Lake and Woodstock. A quaint village of shops. During the spring kick-off weekend the shops will be offering antique, vintage, repurposed, shabby chic and traditional solutions. Decorate your home, sunroom, garden and yard with refreshing ideas that you won’t find anywhere else. Information: 815-477-4601 or www.theshopsofridgefield.com.
MAY 9 MAIN STAY’S ANNUAL BLACK TIE & BLUE JEANS GALA, 6 p.m. May 9, Donley’s Village Hall Banquets, Route 20 & South Union Road, Union. Fundraiser will support Main Stay’s equine and animal-assisted therapy programs for people ages 3 to 93 with special needs. The event, with its theme “Inspiring New Directions,” will feature music by the Chicago Diamond Jazz Trio, buffet dinner, live and silent auctions. Jeans to tuxes attire. Cash bar. Tickets: $60 a person, $430 for a table of eight. Tickets and information: 815-653-9374 or www.mstrp.org. WOODSTOCK SQUARES DANCE CLUB DANCE, 8 p.m. May 9, McHenry Township Senior Center, 3519 N. Richmond Road, Johnsburg. An evening of square dancing. The caller will be Noah Siegmann and the cuer will be Jerry Buckmaster. Root Beer Floats night. Admission: $6. Information: 815-3854503; www.woodsocksquare.wix. com/woodstocksquares or wood-
OPEN MIC AND JAM NIGHT WHEN: 7 p.m. May 9 WHERE: Haystacks Coffee House at Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 5603 Bull Valley Road, McHenry COST & INFO: Features local performers showing their skills as folk, rock, jazz and classical musicians, as well as performances by comedians and poets. Includes light refreshments. No fee for admittance. A free-will offering will be taken to defray expenses. Information: 815-404-7908. email@example.com.
MAY 10 ANNUAL BULL VALLEY GARDEN CLUB PLANT SALE, 8 a.m. until sellout May 10, on the Square, Woodstock. Offering herbs, heirloom tomato plants, native wildflowers, perennials and grasses and more. While supplies last, the club will hand out free milkweed pods to encourage gardeners to grow the only plant on which Monarch butterflies lay their eggs. Raffle baskets for Mother’s Day. Proceeds benefit scholarships for horticulture students at McHenry County College. Information: 815-3543842. MISS CARY/MISS FOX RIVER GROVE BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP PAGEANT, 7 p.m. May 10, Cary-Grove High School, 2208 Three Oaks Road, Cary. Hosted by the Cary Grove Area Chamber of Commerce. Admission: $10 adults, $5 seniors and students. Information: 847-639-2800 or www. carygrovechamber.com. SPRING FLOWER SALE FUNDRAISER, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 10, Williams and Brink streets, Crystal Lake. Volunteers from Downtown Crystal Lake will sell hanging baskets and planters with blooming plants from Countryside Flowershop & Nursery. There will be lively music throughout the day to lift your spirits while you shop. In honor of National Lupus Awareness month, Downtown Crystal Lake and Countryside Flowershop will be making a donation to the National Lupus Foundation for every purple flower sold. Information: 815-479-0835 or www.downtowncl.org.
MAY 15 ACTS OF SWEETNESS, third annual, 5 to 7 p.m. May 15, Dole Mansion, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake. Dessert-tasting fundraiser hosted by Adult & Child Therapy Services. Featuring Kiera Confections, Morkes Chocolates, Jaci’s Cookies, Lone Tree Nut Company, Sugar Circle, Gypsy’s Gourmet Goodies, The Olive Tap and more. Disc jockey entertainment. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Ticket includes a free drink. Grand Raffle tickets $10 each. Cash bar. Proceeds will help provide physical, speech and occupational therapy to all ages and income levels. Tickets and information: 815-338-1707 or www. adultchildtherapy.org.
MAY 16 WELLES FILM FESTIVAL, May 16-18, Woodstock Theatre, 209 Main St., Woodstock. A three-day festival to celebrate Orson Welles’ multifaceted career by featuring four of his films from the 1940s. The festival also will commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Todd Theatre Festival at the Woodstock Opera House, where Welles began his career as a theater director. Schedule: 7 p.m. May 16, “Macbeth”; 1 p.m. May 17, “Lady From Shanghai”; 7 p.m. May 17, “The Stranger”; 1 p.m. May 18, “Citizen Kane.” Tickets: $5 each movie. Information: 815-3388555 or www.classiccinemas.com.
MAY 17 “AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO MARX,” 8 p.m. May 17, Raue Center
for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Award-winning actor/director/ playwright Frank Ferrante re-creates his PBS, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in this fast-paced 90 minutes of hilarity. The two-act comedy consists of the best Groucho one-liners, anecdotes and songs, including “Hooray For Captain Spalding” and “Lydia, the Tattooed Lady.” Tickets start at $31. Tickets and information: 815-356-9212 or www. rauecenter.org. FREE AIRPLANE RIDES FOR KIDS, 9 a.m. to noon May 17, Lake in the Hills Airport, 8407 Pyott Road, Lake in the Hills. Children ages 8-17 can receive a free airplane ride offered by members of the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 790 who will donate their time and aircraft to give them the experience of flight in an airplane. Information: Nancy Blazyk, n9921e@ sbcglobal.net. ORSON WELLS/TODD THEATRE FESTIVAL, 9:30 a.m. May 17, Woodstock Opera House, 121 W. Van Buren St., Woodstock. Commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the 1934 Todd Theatre Festival where a 19-year-old Welles made his American directorial debut. At 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., two panels will speak on the early life and career of Welles. At 8 p.m., there will be live old-time radio classic vignettes and full re-creation of “War of the Worlds.” Tickets: $18 adults and $13 students for individual events; $43 adults and $28 students for all three events. Tickets and information: 815-338-5300 or www.woodstockoperahouse.com. PADDLE IN THE PARK, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
REGIONAL ONGOING “CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN,” through May 18, Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. A coming-of-age comedy adapted by Christopher Sergel from the book by Frank Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. Presented by Fox Valley Repertory. As the father of 12, Frank Gilbreth used to joke, “You know, they come cheaper by the dozen!” One of the best-loved American memoirs captures the trials, tribulations and sheer amusement recounted by the children of efficiency experts Frank and Lillian Gilbreth during the 1920s. Schedule: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $32-$42. Tickets and information: 630-584-6342 or www. foxvalleyrep.org. “HOARDING, AMASSING AND EXCESS,” through May 23, Northern Illinois University Art Museum Rotunda and South Galleries, College & Castle Drives, DeKalb. A group art exhibition featuring work by 17 contemporary artists, which explores the psychological, sociological and artistic impulses for accumulation. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Information: 815-7531936 or www.niu.edu/artmuseum.
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WALK MS, 7:30 a.m. May 4, Sunset Park, Albrecht and Miller roads, Lake in the Hills. Annual 1- or 2.4-mile walk sponsored by The Greater Illinois Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to celebrate the progress made in the movement to end MS and raise funds for MS research, programs and services. Walk starts at 9 a.m. following the 7:30 a.m. registration. Rest stop at halfway point. Snacks and water available or bring your own. Information: Samantha Edidin, 312-423-1156 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Register online at: www.walkMSillinois.org.
May 17, The Hollows – Lake Atwood Shelter, 3804 Route 14, Cary. Hosted by the McHenry County Conservation District. Take a canoe or kayak paddling clinic. See demonstrations of paddling, rolling and rescue techniques. Paddle a voyageur canoe. Learn about local canoe and kayak clubs, paddling opportunities, outfitters and adventures available right here in the Midwest. One time fee of $5 a person for all instructional clinics and/or to test water crafts. General entry is free. Registration not required. Information: 815-479-5779 or www. mccdistrict.org. PHANTOM OF THE OPERA CONCERT & MASQUERADE GALA, 4 p.m. May 17, Sanfilippo Estate, 789 Plum Tree Road, Barrington Hills. Join Home of the Sparrow, based in McHenry, at the elegant Sanfilippo Estate. Enter a mysterious world, and be taken back by the elegance and beauty of the Saniflippo Estate. The event will included self-guided tours of the estate and an organ mini-concert. Indulge in a meal, and enjoy the Eden Palais Carousel. Auction items will be available for viewing. Tickets: $175 and includes dinner and four hours of open bar. Black-tie and masquerade attire recommended. Proceeds benefit homeless women and children served by Home of the Sparrow. Tickets and information: 815-271-5444 or www. hosparrow.org.
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Doug Wolff performs as Neil Young in Broken Arrow.
FILLING THE SHOES
OF LEGENDS Performers proud to replicate the music of Neil Young, Bob Dylan By JAMI KUNZER email@example.com When he was younger, Ben Abney admits he thought tribute bands were kind of sell-outs. Then he met Doug Wolff and heard him perform as Neil Young in his band Broken Arrow. He knew immediately he wanted to be part of it, not just the music, but the production, the show of it all. “It was my No. 1 band, the best playing band, my favorite band,” said the 29-year-old Abney, a Crystal Lake native. Wolff and others who knew Abney, who’d been BROKEN ARROW performing with numer& POSITIVELY 4TH ous bands for years, saw Bob Dylan in him immeSTREET diately. Abney’’s thin and wears his hair like Dylan. WHEN: 8 p.m. May 3 And when he sang, it WHERE: Woodstock Opera was as if he became the House, 121 W. Van Buren St., legendary artist. Woodstock “He looks just like a little Bobby Dylan,” COST & INFO: Essentially two said Wolff, of Crystal bands in one, Broken Arrow & Lake, who calls himself a Positively 4th Street faithfully 52-year-old hippie. “When replicate the music of Neil he’s on stage, I think Young and Bob Dylan. Tickets: I’m playing next to Bob $28. Tickets and information: Dylan.” 815-338-5300 or www.woodPut the two of them together as Neil Young stockoperahouse.com. and Bob Dylan tribute artists, and it just seemed to make sense. Two artists singing the music of the singersongwriters who most inspire them. Basically, two bands in one. “You can call me and Doug whatever, but we were born to do this,” Abney said. “We take people back to their heyday,” Wolff added. “I’m very proud to be part of that.” Wolff, as Young in the band Broken Arrow (named after one of Young’s albums) and Abney, as Dylan in the band Positively 4th Street (named after a Dylan song of the same name) will perform at 8 p.m. May 3 at the Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van Buren St., Woodstock. Tickets cost $28 at 815-338-5300 or www.woodstockoperahouse.com. Complete with costume changes, the show has each performer thoroughly taking on the roles of the musical characters. Abney sports the black leather jacket and dark sunglasses Dylan once wore, and Wolff takes on Young’s appearance with loose flannel over a T-shirt and a Neil Young-type hat. When not replicating their inspirations, the two play in
Ben Abney performs as Bob Dylan in Positively 4th Street.
each other’s bands. Abney plays lead guitar for Broken Arrow, while Wolff plays bass guitar for Positively 4th Street. They’re joined on stage by Katie Bendorf on violin, Kevin Weith on drums and Jared Olson on electric guitar. Having performed together for a few years, all involved hope to bring the show to new levels, and with the help of Abney’s father, Bob Abney, as manager, have targeted theaters as opposed to bar and club settings. “My father is extremely influential in my decision to do this and my life,” Ben Abney said. “I hold God first and then my father second. ... There’s a possibility we might not have survived without him.” Their music, they say, not only appeals to those who grew up with it, but also new generations discovering the work of two artists who rose to stardom in the 1960s and ‘70s and likely will go down in history as the best singersongwriters of all time. Wolff became Young somewhat on accident while rehearsing as the bass guitar player with a band in high school. One of the members of that band – the late Jay Bennett – went on to become a part of the alternative rock band Wilco. The band started playing Young’s “Heart of Gold.” “I don’t know why, but I just stepped up to the microphone because it was one of the only songs I knew the lyrics to,” Wolff said. “I wasn’t a singer back then. All of a sudden everyone stopped. I was like, ‘Oh dude, I’m sorry I’ve got such a horrible voice.” Bennet, at the time, told him, “You sound just like Neil
Young.” Wolff knew of Young’s songs, but not really the artist himself. A friend gave him an entire box of Young cassette tapes. “I really started getting into his music a lot and relating to a lot of the stuff in the lyrics,” he said. In the early ‘80s, Broken Arrow began. The band played until about 2000 before breaking up. Wolff performed in a few other bands for a while until Olson – having heard Wolff perform at The Village Squire in Crystal Lake where he worked – suggested in 2010 that he bring Broken Arrow back together. Since, it’s been all Broken Arrow. Once Abney got on board, it was all Broken Arrow and Positively 4th Street. “I was really behind this 150 percent the whole time,” said Wolff, who continues to perform some solo work and with a smaller band, Little Broken Arrow, which also includes his son Arthur. “It gets me out of bed every day to know that I was blessed with whatever I was blessed with.” The band now performs about two gigs a month and hopes to do more. “My whole life is dedicated to this band and solo work,” said Abney, whose solo work is about 40 percent Dylan and the rest ‘60s classic rock. He also works part-time at Target and teaches guitar lessons to children. “At least for me, I think it’s just a great honor to have the gifts that God gave me to replicate one of the greatest songwriters of our generation, and I believe Doug feels the same way.”
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AREA CONCERT GUIDE The following are upcoming concerts scheduled in the area. Unless otherwise noted, tickets are available by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000, visiting a Ticketmaster outlet, or online at www. ticketmaster.com.
McHENRY COUNTY MARK PONZO & JEONG SOO KIM, 3 p.m. May 3, The Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake. Two classical performers play works of the great cornet masters followed by an interactive demonstration of many vintage instruments. Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Tickets and information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org. A TRIBUTE TO: NEIL YOUNG & BOB DYLAN, 8 p.m. May 3, Woodstock Opera House, 121 W. Van Buren St., Woodstock. Broken Arrow and Positively 4th Street, essentially two bands in one, faithfully replicate the music of Neil Young and Bob Dylan. Tickets: $28. Tickets and information: 815-338-5300 or www.woodstockoperahouse.com. CRYSTAL LAKE COMMUNITY BAND, 4 p.m. May 4, Holiday Inn, 800 S. Route 31, Crystal Lake. Spring pops concert. The program includes Peter Bond, a trumpet player from the New York Metropolitan Opera. Some members of the band’s Dixieland Band will be featured soloists on “Dixieland Jam.” Tickets: $12 adults, $10 seniors, students and military, $7 groups of 10 or more. Tickets available at the door. Tickets and information: 815-679-2263 or www.clcb.org. SECOND SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES & OTHER CONCERTS, 6 p.m. May 4, McHenry County College Leucht Conference Center, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake. McHenry County College Student Recital. Free. Information: 815-479-7814 or www.mchenry.edu. OPEN MIC & JAM NIGHT, 7 p.m. May 9, Haystacks Coffee House at the Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 5603 Bull Valley Road, McHenry. Evening will feature local performers showing their skills as folk, rock, jazz and classical musicians, comedians and poets. Light refreshments available. Free admission. Information: 815-404-7908 or Tom92109@gmail.com. CARY TEEN BATTLE OF THE BANDS COMPETITION, 1 p.m. May 10, Lions Park Rotary Bandshell, 1200 Silver Lake Road, Cary. Cheer on your favorite local teen bands in
the Cary Area Teen Battle of the Bands competition. The winning band will have the chance to play during the regional competition held this summer. Free. Information: 847-639-6100 or www. carypark.com. RED ROSE RAGTIME BAND, 8 p.m. May 10, Woodstock Opera House, 121 W. Van Buren St., Woodstock. A potpourri of musical Americana, straight from the roots of our animated musical heritage – ragtime, blues, and jazz, as well as pop selections from the 1920s through the 1930s. Tickets: $19. Tickets and information: 815-338-5300 or www.woodstockoperahouse.com. LORIE LINE, 3 p.m. May 11, Woodstock Opera House, 121 W. Van Buren St., Woodstock. Audiences will hear all their favorites from the past 25 years in addition to solo piano arrangements from her new music book, “The Early Years.” Tickets: $42 a person, $37 groups of 10 or more. Tickets and information: 815-338-5300 or www.woodstockoperahouse.com. THE CHOIRBOYS, 8 p.m. May 17, Unity Spiritual Center of Woodstock, 225 Calhoun St., Woodstock. Three former boy sopranos of the world-famous Paulist Choir of Chicago. Presented by Off Square Music to benefit the Woodstock Farmers Market Link Plus assistance program for food stamp recipients. Suggested donation: $12. Reservations and information: 815-338-5164 or firstname.lastname@example.org. JEREMY KAHN, 8 p.m. May 17, The Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake. Kahn mainly is a jazz pianist and has played in jazz-type venues around the world. His music also has been featured in television commercials, as well as in pit orchestras for some of your favorite theatrical extravaganzas. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Tickets and information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org. CHICAGOLAND VOICES, 7:30 p.m. May 19, Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Performing a Spring Concert 2014, this choral group will perform a variety of music from vocal jazz to musical theater to classical and everything in between. Tickets: $18 adults, $12 students. Tickets and information: 815-356-9212 or www.rauecenter.org. KIM SHRIVER, 8 p.m. May 30, The Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake. Shriver is known for her musical talents and her involvement in Broadway. This summer she will be performing in “Suds: The Rocking ’60s Musical Soap Opera” at the Raue Center.
JEREMY KAHN WHEN: 8 p.m. May 17 WHERE: The Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake COST & INFO: Kahn mainly is a jazz pianist and has played in jazz-type venues around the world. His music also has been featured in television commercials, as well as in pit orchestras for some of your favorite theatrical extravaganzas. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Tickets and information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Tickets and information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org. COWBOY JOHNSON, 7:30 p.m. May 31, The Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake. Bluesy Americana music by country artist Louis “Cowboy” Johnson accompanied only by his guitar. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Tickets and information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org. LET’S DANCE BIG BAND, 8 p.m. June 13, The Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake. A 20-piece swing band formed in 2010 with a nucleus of players from Sun City in Huntley. They perform classic songs made famous by big bands, such as Glenn Miller. They also perform modern jazz pop favorites, such as Louis Armstrong and Frank Sinatra. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Tickets and information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org.
Regional FOX RIVER MEN OF HARMONY, 2:30 p.m. May 3, First United Methodist Church, 216 E. Highland Ave., Elgin. Chorus will debut another original musical comedy at their 68th annual spring show, “The Three R’s: Reunion, Reminiscing, Recovery.” Tickets: $15 adults, $8 students, free for children younger than 5. Tickets and information: 815-459-6910 or email@example.com. “STAR CROSS’D: THE MUSIC OF ROMEO & JULIET,” 2, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. May 4, Blizzard Theatre at Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. Featuring the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra to celebrate the legacy of Shakespeare’s infamous “Romeo and Juliet.” Tickets: $24 general public, $19 seniors, $13 students. Tickets and information: 847-6220300 or www.tickets.elgin.edu. ELGIN CHORAL UNION, 8 p.m.
May 9, Blizzard Theatre at Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. “Beethoven and Mozart: Music of the Masters” concert with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra. Tickets: $15-$23. Tickets and information: 847-6220300 or www.tickets.elgin.edu. MUSIC BY THE LAKE, June 28 through Aug. 17, Ferro Pavilion on the campus of George Williams College of Aurora University, 350 Constance Blvd., Williams Bay, Wis. Schedule: 7:30 p.m. June 28, Blood, Sweat & Tears with Bo Bice; 7:30 p.m. July 19, BritBeat; 4 p.m. July 27, Laurie Berkner: The You & Me Tour; 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2, Jim Witter’s “Piano Men: A musical journey through the 1970s featuring the music of Elton John and Billy Joel”; 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9, The Beach Boys; 4 p.m. Aug. 17, Ladies for Liberty with the All-Star SUPERband. Tickets: $20-$100. Tickets and information: 262-2458501 or www.musicbythelake. com.
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A AUGUST HOTEL, (formerly The University) alternative, rock and indie, playing originals and large selection of covers from the 1970s through today with a focus on modern popular alternative. Featuring Cale Singleton, vocals/ bass; Ryan Lammers, vocals/ guitars; John Benedeck, vocals/ keyboards; Dean Sinclair, drums/ percussion. Bookings: band@ augusthotel.com. Information: www.augusthotel.com. Schedule: 7 p.m. May 10, Miss CaryMiss Fox River Grove Pageant at Cary-Grove High School.
B BROKEN ARROW/POSITIVELY 4TH STREET, a Neil Young/Bob Dylan tribute band. Featuring Doug Wolff, Ben Abney, Jared Olson and Kevin Weith. Bookings: 815-206-5717. Website: www. brokenarrowandpositively4thstreet.com. Schedule: 8 p.m. May 3, Woodstock Opera House (tickets $28).
C CENTERFOLD, a mainstay of Chicagol area rock ’n’ roll, cranking out the greatest hits of the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and today. Featuring Cindy Safran, vocals; Mark Wedow, guitar/vocals; Eric Wedow, drums/vocals; Chuck Federowicz, bass/vocals; Tom Kranz (formerly of Trilogy), guitar/keyboard/vocals. Bookings and information: 708-284-2902; email@example.com; www.facebook.com/centerfoldband or www.centerfoldband. com. Schedule: 9 p.m. May 3, All Sports Bar & Grill, McCullom
Lake; 8:15 a.m. May 24, Elgin Valley Fox Trot post-race party, Elgin; 7:30 p.m. June 19, Fox Valley Concert in the Park, Aurora; 9 p.m. June 28, EvenFlow Music & Spirits, Geneva. THE COMSTOCK LODE COUNTRY BAND, contemporary country and country rock. Members include Greg Wright, singer/ songwriter/rhythm guitarist; Sean Missey, lead guitarist; Eli Bennett, bass guitar; and Geoff Demuth, pedal steel. Information: Greg Wright, gwright4music@ gmail.com or www.comstocklodecountryband.com. Schedule: June 14, Mac’s on Slade, Palatine.
D DANGEROUS JOES, alternative, rock, some country. Crowd favorites new and old. Featuring Paul Christian, guitar/vocals; Dave Briggs, drums/percussion/vocals; Joe Chatman, bass/vocals. Bookings and information: Joe Chatman, 815-477-8539; www. dangerousjoes.wordpress.com or www.facebook.com/Dangerousjoes. Schedule: 8 to 11 p.m. May 3, Cinco de Mayo celebration at Pablo’s, Crystal Lake; 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. June 7, The Cottage, Crystal Lake; noon to 3 p.m. July 6, Lakeside Festival, Crystal Lake; 3 p.m. July 20, Prairie State Cycling Series Tour de Crystal Lake at The Cottage, Crystal Lake. DON “DOC” BROWN, playing his “Music We Know” program of favorites from the ’30s, ’40s, ’50s and beyond in a variety of styles in jazz, rock, blues, country and pop. Bookings and information: 847-770-2640 or steeltune@ sbcglobal.net or www.facebook. com/docbrownmusic. Schedule: 5:30 to 8 p.m. May 7, Bliss Wine & Gifts, Wauconda; 6 to 10 p.m.
May 10 & 17, Driftwood Restaurant, Twin Lakes, Wis.; 9:30 p.m. to midnight May 23, Olive Black Lounge, Richmond; 6 to 10 p.m. May 24 & 31, Driftwood Restaurant, Twin Lakes, Wis.; 5:30 to 8 p.m. June 11, Bliss Wine & Gifts, Wauconda; 6 to 10 p.m. June 14, 21 & 28, Driftwood Restaurant, Twin Lakes, Wis.; 9:30 p.m. to midnight July 11, Olive Black Lounge, Richmond; 6 to 10 p.m. July 12, 19 & 26, Driftwood Restaurant, Twin Lakes, Wis.
H HANS & THE HORMONES, pop, dance, rock from the ’80s to present. Featuring Hans Mast of Crystal Lake, lead vocals/guitar; Vic Champney of Wonder Lake, lead guitar/backup vocals; Darren Marino of Huntley, drums/ backup vocals; John Mehling of McHenry, bass/backup vocals. Bookings: 847-669-1424; firstname.lastname@example.org or facebook. com/hans&thehormones. Schedule: 9:30 p.m. May 3, The Abbey, Fontana, Wis.; 9:30 p.m. May 10, All Sports Bar & Grill, McCullom Lake; 8 p.m. May 17, Captain’s Quarters, Antioch; 9:30 p.m. May 24, Thirsty Whale, Algonquin; 9:30 p.m. May 31, The Abbey, Fontana, Wis.; 9:30 p.m. June 7, The Gambler, McHenry; 2:30 p.m. June 15, Kief’s Reef, Burtons Bridge; June 21, Chuck’s, Fontana, Wis.
DANGEROUS JOES WHEN: 8 to 11 p.m. May 3 WHERE: Cinco de Mayo celebration at Pablo’s Mexican Restaurant, 230 W. Virginia St., Unit 300, Crystal Lake COST & INFO: Alternative, rock, some country. Featuring Paul Christian, guitar/vocals; Dave Briggs, drums/percussion/vocals; Joe Chatman, bass/vocals. Bookings and information: Joe Chatman, 815477-8539; www.dangerousjoes.wordpress.com or www.facebook. com/Dangerousjoes. Schedule: 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. June 7, The Cottage, Crystal Lake; noon to 3 p.m. July 6, Lakeside Festival, Crystal Lake; 3 p.m. July 20, Prairie State Cycling Series Tour de Crystal Lake at The Cottage, Crystal Lake.
J JUMP TAXI, local group playing classic rock to new country and everything in between. Featuring Rickey Cornwall, lead vocals; Justin Lebreck, keys/vocals; Matt John, guitar; Kevin Speilmann, guitar/vocals; James Allen, drums; and Kyle Loeffel, bass/ vocals. Bookings and information: 224-633-9099; info@jumptaxi. com; www.jumptaxi.com or www.facebook.com/jumptaxi. Schedule: 9 p.m. May 10, Thirsty Whale, Island Lake; 1:30 p.m. July 4, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates; 7 p.m. July 10, Cary Park District Concert Series at Lions Park.
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playing your favorite rock and top 40 songs. No Authority and Jukebox Heroes are now available to entertain at corporate events, fundraiser and private parties. Bookings and information: 815-444-9444. Schedule: noon to 3 p.m. May 4, Thirsty Whale, Algonquin.
P PATIO DADDY-O, ’60s to today. Classic rock, blues. Featuring Tony Giglio, lead vocals/drums; Tony Clavesilla, lead guitar/ vocals; Danny Dally, bass guitar/ vocals. We do private parties. Bookings: 224-622-0472. Schedule: 9 p.m. May 31, The Gambler, McHenry; noon to 5 p.m. June 14, McHenry Harley-Davidson grand opening celebration; 9 p.m. June 14, The Long Shot Sports Pub, Lakemoor; 8 p.m. June 21, Fox’s Lounge, Antioch; 9 p.m. June 28, J’s Sports Bar, Ingleside. Continued on page 14
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WHEN: 2 to 5 p.m. May 4 WHERE: Clasen’s Tavern, 17628 Depot St., Union COST & INFO: Rhythm guitarist and vocalist playing pop, country and some original music. For information, contact email@example.com or www.suzymusic.net or www. reverbnation.com/suzy7. Schedule: 2 to 5 p.m. May 4, Clasen’s Tavern (with The Joey Sunset Project, aka Jim Duncan and possibly Linda Bowen), Union; 9 to 10 a.m. May 20, 10 to 11 a.m. July 1 and 11 a.m. to noon Aug. 2, Woodstock Farmers Market on the Square, Woodstock; 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 22, Starline Gallery 4th Friday (with The Joey Sunset Project, aka Jim Duncan and possibly Linda Bowen), Union.
SUZANNE “SUZY” L. SCHWARTZ, For information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or www.suzymusic.net or www. reverbnation.com/suzy7. Schedule: 2 to 5 p.m. May 4, Clasen’s Tavern (with The Joey Sunset Project, aka Jim Duncan and possibly Linda Bowen), Union; 9 to 10 a.m. May 20, 10 to 11 a.m. July 1 and 11 a.m. to noon Aug. 2, Woodstock Farmers Market on the Square, Woodstock; 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 22, Starline Gallery 4th Friday (with The Joey Sunset Project, aka Jim Duncan and possibly Linda Bowen), Union.
May 16, McGonigal’s Pub (acoustic trio with Mac), Barrington; 8:30 to 11 p.m. May 17, Brandt’s of Palatine (acoustic duo with Rick and Tim).
T TRIADD, danceable classic rock to current. Featuring Rick Jacobs, guitar/bass/lead vocals; Tim McGovern, guitar/lead vocals; Mac Rietz, bass guitar; Steve Moss, drums/vocals; Boomer, drummer. Bookings: 847-5164631; 847-639-0418; Facebook or www.triaddband.com. Schedule: 7 to 11 p.m. May 2, Cary Country Club (acoustic trio with Mac), Cary; 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. May 9, Winberie’s Restaurant (acoustic duo with Rick and Tim), Buffalo Grove; 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
TRUMAN’S RIDGE, bluegrass music, Chicago style. Featuring Steve Sarver, guitar/lead vocals; Mark Fowler, mandolin/vocals; Greg Heintz, upright bass; Bruce Wallace, banjo/vocals. Bookings: 815-603-1441; trumansridge@ yahoo.com or www.trumansridge. com. Schedule: 4 p.m. April 26, The Watering Hole, Green Bay, Wis.; 7 p.m. May 12, UCG Food Pantry Fundraiser at Turner Hall, Galena; 6 p.m. May 18, Live Internet broadcast through Starline Bluegrass Express at www.facebook. com/StarlineBGX; 11 a.m. May 24, Family Field Day at St. James Forest Preserve, Warrenville.
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“ROMEO & JULIET,” through May 4, Elgin Community College Arts Center SecondSpace Theatre, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. Elgin Community College Theatre’s spring production of the classic Shakespearean tragedy of forbidden love, revenge, and two tragically entwined families puts more of its focus on Juliet and her family than typical productions. Schedule: 7:30 p.m. May 2-3; 3 p.m. April 27 and May 4. Tickets: $11 adults, $9 seniors and students. Tickets and information: 847622-0300 or www.tickets.elgin/edu.
LAMBS FARM TRAIN DAYS, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 17, Magnolia Café & Bakery and Visitors Center at Lambs Farm, 14245 W. Rockland Road, Libertyville. Children of all ages can don their conductor’s hat and navigate a Thomas the Tank Engine train or view the famous circus-themed trains, courtesy of NCOG Model Railroad Club, and circus models from the Circus model Builders Club. Operating and viewing model trains is free. Each Lambs Farm business will have train and circusrelated gifts available with purchase of a $2 boarding pass. Crafts and other activities available free or at a minimal cost up to $4. Information: 847-3624636 or www.lambsfarm.org.
MAY 1 ART EXHIBIT, May 1-31, St. Charles Public Library, 1 South Sixth Ave., St. Charles. McHenry watercolor artist Linda Marasco will be featured as the May Artist of the Month. The award-winning artist is a member of the Geneva Lake Art Association, the Lakes Region Watercolor Guild and the Transparent Watercolor Society. Library hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Information: 630-584-0076 or www.stcharleslibrary.org.
MAY 9 “BE MY BABY,” May 9 through June 1, Steel Beam Theatre, 111 W. Campbell St., St. Charles. By Ken Ludwig. John, an irascible Scotsman and an uptight English woman, Maude, both take on the journey of a lifetime when they are called upon to transport “precious cargo.” Caring for the tiny newborn teaches them some startling lessons about life and love. Schedule: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $28 adults, $25 seniors, $23 students, $22 group of 10 or more. Tickets and information: 630-587-8521 or www.steelbeamtheatre.com.
MAY 10 CIRCO COMEDIA, 7 p.m. May 10, Ramsey Auditorium in Wilson Hall at Fermilab, Kirk Road at Pine Street, Batavia. Unpredictable thrills, side-splitting comedy and daredevil stunts are the signature style of Circo Comedia, starring the duo of Jean Saucier and Patrick Coté from Montreal, performing their distinctive style of humor, acrobatic tricks, daring feats, magic and eccentricity. Tickets: $22 adults, $11 ages 18 and younger. Tickets and information: 630-8402787 or www.fnal.gov/culture.
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Chicago ONGOING THE MACHINE INSIDE: BIOMECHANICS, through Jan. 4, The Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago. Investigate the marvels of natural engineering. Explore how plants and animals stay in one piece despite the crushing forces of gravity, the pressure of water and wind, and the attack of predators. Try to “fly” and study the many ways creatures jump, gallop, slither and swim. And see technological breakthroughs – like Velcro, wind turbines and chainsaws – that were inspired by nature’s ingenuity. Admission (Discovery and All-Access passes): $23-$30 Adults, $19-$25 seniors and students with ID, $16-$21 children age 4-11. Information: 312-922-9410 or www.fieldmuseum.org. “NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PRESENTS: EARTH EXPLORERS,” through Sept. 1, Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive. A new interactive exhibit highlighting the earth’s spectacular eco-zones – polar regions, oceans, rainforests, mountains and caves and savannas. Museum entry: $18 adults, $17 seniors, $11 children ages 3-11; Explorer 1 package (includes the National Geographic and other exhibits): $27 adults, $26 seniors, $18 children ages 3-11. Other packages available. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Information: 773-684-1414 or www.msichicago.org. “OPENING THE VAULTS: WONDERS OF THE 1893 WORLD’S FAIR,” through Sept. 7, The Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago. The Columbian Exposition of 1893, also known as the “White City” exhibit, will feature more than 100 amazing artifacts and specimens from the world’s fair that have rarely (or never) been on display
in the past 120 years. Admission (Discovery and All-Access passes): $23-$30 Adults, $19-$25 seniors and students with ID, $16-$21 children age 4-11. Information: 312-922-9410 or www.fieldmuseum.org.
MAY 3 “ALICE IN WONDERLAND,” May 3-25, Unity Lutheran Church, 1212 W. Balmoral Ave., Chicago. Li’l Buds Theatre presents this original adaptation for families, written by company member and actress Jenny Lamb, based on the books by Lewis Carol. Schedule: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays. There also will be a 12:30 p.m. May 10 Mother’s Day Mad Tea Party and show ($25 adults, $20 seniors and children); and 2 p.m. May 18 “Afternoon in Wonderland” with a show ($25 adults, $20 seniors and children, $80 family of four). Tickets: $18 adults, $12 seniors and children. Tickets available online: www.brownpapertickets.com. Information: 773-334-4543 or www. lilbudstheatre.org. CHICAGO KIDS AND KITES FESTIVAL, 16th annual, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 3, Cricket Hill in Lincoln Park, Montrose and Wilson, Chicago. The City of Chicago will provide kite kits while supplies last for children to build, decorate and fly. Other activities include facepainting, balloon artists, a kite-shaped refrigerator magnet craft and Big Kite Candy Drop. Kite Harbor will be on site for kite buyers, and professional kite flyers will demonstrate their skills. Free admission. Information: 312-744-3316 or www.chicagokidsandkites.us.
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McHenry County “SUGAR,” May 1-4, Drendel Hall at Sun City, 12880 Del Webb Blvd., Huntley. Spring play presented by the Theatre Company of Sun City. It is the musical version of the movie “Some Like it Hot.” Schedule: 7 p.m. May 1-2; 3 p.m. May 3; 1:30 p.m. May 4. Tickets: $15 adults, $10 children younger than 12. Information: 847-515-8545 or 847-515-1583. “THE LITTLE MERMAID JUNIOR,” 7 p.m. May 2; 2 and 7 p.m. May 3, Cary Junior High School, 2109 Crystal Lake Road, Cary. Spring musical presented by Cary Junior High. Tickets: $4 adults, $2 students available at the door. Information: 847-639-2148 or www.cjh26weebly.com/springmusical.html. “BAREFOOT IN THE PARK,” May 2-11, Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Presented by Williams Street Repertory. Paul and Corie Bratter are newlyweds in every sense of the word. He’s a straightas-an-arrow lawyer, and she’s a free spirit looking for the latest kick. After a six-day honeymoon, they get a surprise visit from her loopy mother and decide to play matchmakter during a dinner with their neighbor-inthe-attic Velasco, where everything that can go wrong does. Schedule:
8 p.m. May 2-3, 9-10; 3 p.m. May 4 & 11. Tickets start at $25. Tickets and information: 815-356-9212 or www. rauecenter.org. “AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO MARX,” 8 p.m. May 17, Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Award-winning actor/ director/playwright Frank Ferrante recreates his PBS, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in this fast-paced 90 minutes of hilarity. The two-act comedy consists of the best Groucho one-liners, anecdotes and songs, including “Hooray For Captain Spalding” and “Lydia, the Tattooed Lady.” Tickets start at $31. Tickets and information: 815-356-9212 or www.rauecenter.org.
Regional “CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN,” through May 18, Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. A coming-of-age comedy adapted by Christopher Sergel from the book by Frank Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. Presented by Fox Valley Repertory. As the father of 12, Frank Gilbreth used to joke” You know, they come cheaper by the dozen!” One of the best-loved American memoirs captures the trials, tribulations and sheer amusement recounted by the children of efficiency experts
Frank and Lillian Gilbreth during the 1920s. Schedule: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $32-$42. Tickets and information: 630-584-6342 or www.foxvalleyrep. org. “ROMEO & JULIET,” through May 4, Elgin Community College Arts Center SecondSpace Theatre, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. Elgin Community College Theatre’s spring production of the classic Shakespearean tragedy of forbidden love, revenge, and two tragically entwined families puts more of its focus on Juliet and her family than typical productions. Schedule: 7:30 p.m. April 25-26 and May 2-3; 3 p.m. April 27 and May 4. Tickets: $11 adults, $9 seniors and students. Tickets and information: 847-6220300 or www.tickets.elgin/edu. “BE MY BABY,” May 9 through June 1, Steel Beam Theatre, 111 W. Campbell St., St. Charles. By Ken Ludwig. John, an irascible Scotsman and an uptight English woman, Maude, both take on the journey of a lifetime when they are called upon to transport “precious cargo.” Caring for the tiny newborn teaches them some startling lessons about life and love. Schedule: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $28 adults, $25 seniors, $23 students, $22 group of 10 or more. Tickets and information: 630-587-8521 or www. steelbeamtheatre.com.
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‘the Listenin g Room’ presents May 3rd @ 3:00 p.m. Mark Ponzo & Pianist Jeong Soo Kim Two great Classical performers play works of the great cornet masters followed by an interactive demonstration of many vintage instruments. It is like being at the Symphony Center but up close and personal!
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Jeremy Kahn “Piano Conversations” Performed with many musical greats, such as: Dizzy Gillespie, Joni Mitchell, Aretha Franklin, and many more!
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Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.” AP photo
CHEMISTRY SAVES ‘SPIDEY 2’ By JOCELYN NOVECK The Associated Press Deep into “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” my 11-year-old companion was confused about a certain plot point– justifiably, I’d say – and demanded an immediate and thorough explanation. “Shh, not now. Later!” I hissed. Because, though I didn’t admit it, I really didn’t want to miss an Andrew GarfieldEmma Stone kiss. And who knew when the next one was coming? With great chemistry, you see, comes great kissing. Let’s just say this unequivocally: Whether or not my young Spidey fan would agree, the best thing about the “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” the second installment of director Marc Webb’s series reboot, is that infectious chemistry between Garfield and Stone. In fact, given that this overstuffed, overly long film is a sequel to a sequel, and that it spends a gazillion dollars retelling a story (in 3-D and IMAX) that the world already knows, you could argue that the Garfield-Stone dynamic is the real justification for the whole enterprise. This isn’t just because the two happen to be real-life partners – though it can’t hurt. Garfield is a sensitive actor who brings a quirky blend of intelligence and goofiness to Peter Parker, and a welcome hipster edge to the role that the wide-eyed Tobey Maguire didn’t have in the earlier incarnation of the Marvel character. As for Stone, she’s just so darned charming. And though it’s again a
“The Amazing Spider-Man 2” STARRING: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx PLOT: Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of supervillains against him, impacting on his life. RATED: Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action/violence RUNNING TIME: 2 hours, 22 minutes stretch to imagine her as a high school student, heck, we’ll take it. (In fact, Stone is 25 and Garfield is 30, so we’re just gonna have to give them a pass on this. At least they get their diplomas this time.) Another winning presence is that of Sally Field, touching as the now-widowed Aunt May. The reliable Field gets one terrifically emotional scene with Peter that may have you reaching for a tissue. As for the plot, though, that may have you reaching for a notepad. There are not one, not two, but three villains (at least!) here, and all sorts of backstories – something for everyone, which means too much. The most important backstory involves Peter’s parents, and what really happened to them once they abandoned him as a tot (hint: it involves a very fastpaced plane ride). Back on terra firma, we start with an even faster-paced urban chase involving Spider-Man, a hammy, Russian-accented Paul Giamatti, and some plutonium, distracting Peter/Spidey from Gwen,
who’s anxiously awaiting Peter’s arrival at their graduation. Peter does arrive, but we quickly learn that the key obstacle to their relationship remains in place: Peter’s fear of putting Gwen in harm’s way. Haunted, Peter just can’t commit. Not surprisingly, Gwen gets very charmingly annoyed, and kinda sorta breaks up with him. But these two can’t stay apart for long. Meanwhile, there are big goings-on at Oscorp, that huge bioengineering corporation headed by Norman Osborn. With Norman on his deathbed, son Harry (Dane DeHaan) Peter’s old buddy, returns from boarding school. The pale, wiry DeHaan is entertainingly creepy as he descends into desperation. Then there’s the unappreciated Oscorp employee Max Dillon (Jamie Foxx). When he falls into a vat of mutant electric eels, he morphs into Electro, a glowing monster who can manipulate electricity and suck the power from a whole city (Foxx is more convincing as the villain than the self-effacing scientist). In this age of multi-tasking, Peter/ Spidey sure has his work cut out for him – taking care of New York, of Gwen, and of the endearingly curious Aunt May, who, in a funny moment, wonders why, when Peter does the laundry, he turns all the clothes red and blue? Where will it all end? Well, at least two more sequels are planned, and any number of future confrontations loom. Which of the villains will re-emerge to challenge Spidey? Shh, not now. Later! We’re thinking about that kiss.
MORE ONLINE The new movies “Walk of Shame” (above) and “Decoding Annie Parker” also are scheduled for release Friday. Find the full reviews online at PlanitNorthwest.com.
James Norton, as Oliver Ashford, and Gugu MbathaRaw (center), as Dido Elizabeth Belle, appear in a scene from the film “Belle.” AP photo
NEW FACE FOR COSTUME DRAMA By JAKE COYLE The Associated Press There may be no whiter genre than the costume drama. The flowing gowns, the horse-drawn carriages, the codes of aristocratic courtship all evoke an era not exactly known for diversity. That’s why the simple poster of “Belle,” a new film directed by Amma Asante, is so striking. A beautiful, finely outfitted black woman in an 18th-century parlor room stares back with regal poise. The historical incongruity is all the more arresting because, it turns out, it’s real history. “Belle” is the based-on-a-true-story of an 18th-century mixed-race woman, Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu MbathaRaw), brought up in British aristocracy. While such a tale is undoubtedly rich, filled with questions of identity, class and race, “Belle” is unnaturally rendered like a Jane Austen story of dowries and engagements. It’s an awkward, ill-fitting match of social progress and costume drama convention. And those 18th-century conventions of speech and etiquette often are gratingly stilted in “Belle,” stifling the film of any naturalism. Instead, “Belle,” made with fine intentions, has none of the uniqueness of its remarkable subject. “Belle,” written by Misan Sagay, was inspired by a 1779 double portrait of Belle and Lady Elizabeth Murray – one
“Belle” STARRING: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Matthew Goode, Emily Watson PLOT: An illegitimate mixed-race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral is raised by her aristocratic great-uncle. RATED: Rated PG for thematic elements, some language and brief smoking images RUNNING TIME: 1 hour, 44 minutes biracial, the other white – captured in seeming friendship. Sagay and Asante (who’s made one film before, 2004’s “Way of Life”) were intrigued by the story behind the painting. Little, though, is known of Belle, so the film often feels as though it’s grasping to imagine what her life was like, and to artificially connect her with larger story lines from her time. “Belle” begins with her Royal Navy Admiral father (Matthew Goode, whose presence is missed as soon as he departs, setting sail for the Indies) dropping a young Belle off with his uncle, William Murray, the Earl of Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) and his wife (Emily Watson) at their palatial country estate in Hampstead. They initially are appalled, but give in to his insistence that the illegitimate Belle has his blood, and should be raised accordingly. The film shifts to Belle and Lady Elizabeth Murray (Sarah Gadon) as young women. They are beginning to see society and possible suitors, though
Belle is largely naive to her lesser status. When guests come for dinner, she isn’t allowed at the table. But Belle still has currency as a bride, thanks to her lineage and her inheritance. As suitors circle each girl (Murray has no such dowry to offer), the movie empathetically comments on the variety of unjust inequalities, whether by skin color or gender, pocket book or standing. Belle is drawn to the idealistic son of a vicar (a low station) named John Davinier (Sam Reid). “Belle” also works in a famous event, the 1781 Zong massacre, in which a British slave ship drowned some 142 slaves in the Caribbean. The traders claimed to not have enough water for the voyage and made an insurance claim on the lost “cargo” that went to the height of Britain’s courts. William Murray, also Lord Chief Justice, oversaw the case, and the increasingly politically aware Belle – in a real stretch – is depicted as centrally influencing its decision. In a film populated by one-dimensional shades of good and evil, Wilkinson is the only actor called on to balance more than one emotion. As usual, he manages the task very well, adding a depth “Belle” otherwise lacks. That isn’t to say that the young British actor Mbatha-Raw doesn’t carry herself well. She is spirited and bright, alternatively gentle and impassioned. But the golden-hued “Belle,” handsomely made with lavish period detail, has none of the charged friction of its poster.
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