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firstname.lastname@example.org Another bill aimed at bringing reform and accountability to Chicago’s mass-transit agencies in the wake of high-profile scandals at Metra is headed toward becoming law. Senate Bill 3056, which cleared the House on a 113-0 vote last week, seeks to return more financial oversight power to the Regional Transportation Authority, which is the umbrella board for Metra, Pace and the Chicago Transit Authority. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Daniel Biss, D-Evanston, also requires the boards to create an online portal similar to state government’s, so taxpayers can examine its expenditures and contracts for themselves. State Rep. Mike Tryon,
You can read the text of Senate Bill 3056 at www.ilga.gov, and the reform recommendations of the Northeastern Illinois Public Transit Task Force at www.dot. il.gov/nepublictransit.html.
who had filed several House bills containing the reforms passed in the Senate bill, lauded their advancement. The House made minor changes that must first go back to the Senate for a concurrence vote before going to Gov. Pat Quinn. “What we need to do is make sure ethics and transparency laws are in place to provide for good government and to give more oversight to
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Cary awaiting word on grant application Village officials seeking funds for project at flood-prone intersection By JOSEPH BUSTOS email@example.com CARY – An answer as to whether the village receives federal money to help with storm water drainage at Sunset and Crest drives could be two months away. Village Administrator Chris Clark said the village has received written notification from the Federal Emergency Management Agency that a final response should come in July or August in regards to its grant application. Clark said the village had to answer some questions from FEMA, which is doing its normal auditing of a grant application. “That’s the first response we’ve heard officially since Christmas,” Clark said. “We’re optimistic and moving
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forward quickly.” Residents at the flood-prone intersection have been asking the village to help fix drainage issues that arise whenever there is a bad downpour in the area. There have been multiple flooding events since 2007 and water tends to rush down into the lower levels of houses. The preliminary estimate for the project is $1.1 million, which includes buying three properties, excavation in the area and utility work.
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The calorie counting that defined dieting for so long is giving way to other considerations, like the promise of more fiber or natural ingredients. Ed Schmitt of Huntley lost about 70 pounds by eating six small meals a day. Schmitt explained that smaller meals more often, exercise and patience helped him lose the weight over a two-year period.
Calorie counting alternatives Nutrition experts agree there are other methods to lose weight By CHELSEA McDOUGALL email@example.com HUNTLEY – Don’t tell Ed Schmitt he’s on a diet. It was a “lifestyle change” that helped him shed the excess pounds that he carried around for as long as he can remember. Schmitt struggled for years being overweight – the bigger clothes, hiding in pictures, low self-esteem. His tipping point came when a doctor told him he needed a double knee replacement but wouldn’t perform the surgery until he lost weight. He tried it all. A bookshelf in his home office used to house a book on every fad diet under the sun. He counted points. He counted calories. He eliminated carbs. But through it all, the number on the scale wouldn’t budge. Schmitt finally found his weight loss niche and it was without counting calories – a method that has for so long defined weight loss. He tipped the scales at nearly 300 pounds when two years ago he walked into Algonquin-based Healthy Habits Key to Wellness Fitness & Therapy Center. Today he’s 70 pounds lighter. Schmitt, 67, of Huntley, calls himself a food addict, and by eating six small meals a day, he was able to lose weight without giving up his favorite foods. “I never overdid it on broccoli, or cauliflower, or anything, “ Schmitt said with a laugh. “This is not a diet, this is a way to live and deal with food.” Nutrition experts agree that obsessing over calories can leave dieters feeling empty. A recent study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that dieting increased cortisol, the biochemical indicator of stress, and often accompanies weight gain. The Foundation, a private organization that promotes public health, also found that most diets fail to create prolonged weight loss. “Calorie counting is still very popu-
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Ed Schmitt displays a picture of himself during his heavier years. Schmitt of Huntley lost about 70 pounds by eating six small meals a day.
"I never overdid it on broccoli, or cauliflower, or anything. This is not a diet, this is a way to live and deal with food." Ed Schmitt, on his lifestyle change that led to weight loss lar; the problem with that is you cannot to do that for the rest of your life,” said Healthy Habits nutritionist Karin Boode, who helped Schmitt with his weight loss. By eating smaller meals throughout the day like Schmitt did, the body should be hungry every two hours and that’s normal, Boode explained. If you’re not feeling hungry, it means your body is storing the fat and calories it took in, rather than using them up. The key to that diet is portion control. Preparing several small meals a day was quite a change of pace for Schmitt, a man cut from the generation of three
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Lucas Urbanski, the four-time reigning McHenry County spelling bee champion, has to clear the semifinals Thursday morning. He has two rounds of one word each to spell correctly – if he scored adequately on a written exam he took Wednesday evening, he goes to the championship round Thursday evening. For more, see page B1.
Marengo freshman softball pitcher Mariah Dionne threw a no-hitter and struck out 15 in a 4-0 win over Woodstock North in the Class 3A Woodstock North Regional semifinal. Marengo advances to Saturday’s 11 a.m. regional final against Richmond-Burton, which beat Marian Central, 12-10, in the second semifinal game Wednesday. For more, see page C3.
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square meals a day. But he didn’t have to give up his favorite foods – a method crucial for a diet that works, Centegra dietitian Meg Burnham said. “Ultimately they’re going to want to eat those favorite foods again sometime in their life,” Burnham said. “I’d rather try to figure how to eat them now, rather than later.” Both Boode and Burnham said that for a diet to stick, it’s crucial to work with clients to eat their favorite foods without over-indulging. Burnham says she might suggest that clients change
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Workers should be free to choose SPRINGFIELD – Thirty-one years ago, I gave a speech to my high school rhetoric class on how Illinois ought to become a right-to-work state. Back when I was in high school, my hometown of Galesburg was an industrial center that churned out lawn mowers, refrigerators, steel buildings and outboard motors. Industrial unions were powerful in Galesburg just as they were in nearby Peoria, Moline and all across Illinois. So my speech calling for ending compulsory unionism was not particularly well received. After all, many of my classmates were the sons and daughters of union workers. To them, I was preaching apostasy. A right-to-work law simply means that employees cannot be forced to join or otherwise pay union dues in order to keep their jobs. Today, when I visit my hometown, I feel sadness. Those union factory jobs have evaporated. Many of my classmates have moved to other states to raise their families. The Maytag refrigerator plant has been shuttered.
VIEWS Scott Reeder The Butler Manufacturing factory closed. And a plant making Lawn Boy lawn mowers shut down. Galesburg is hardly unique. When I lived in Rock Island in the 1990s, I’d often ask folks what they did for a living. More often than not, they’d respond: “Well, I used to work at …” Today, industrial unions are a shadow of their former selves. Factory jobs are migrating to right-to-work states – places where the marketplace, not union coercion, determine wages. The last time I wrote on this topic, union leaders responded by saying things are much worse in right-towork states. Baloney. Take a look at our neighbors in Iowa and Indiana. Both states are right-to-work states, but the econo-
mies there are chugging along quite nicely. Just consider these statistics compiled by the Illinois Policy Institute: • A net of roughly 5 million Americans moved from the non-right-towork states to right-to-work states from 2000 to 2010. That’s an average of about one person every minute. • Right-to-work states experienced population growth of 15.3 percent while population growth in non-rightto-work states was 5.9 percent between 2000 and 2010. • 28.5 percent of Americans lived in right-to-work states in 1970; by 2008, that percentage rose to nearly 40 percent (to over 121 million). Even Michigan, once the cradle of organized labor, has adopted a rightto-work law. By contrast, Illinois has clung to an outdated model of compulsory unionism. The fact of the matter is that many people who belong to unions would rather not be members. They are given little choice but to keep seeing a portion of their paychecks going to
union bosses. Nowhere is that more evident than among government workers. When workers in Wisconsin were given a choice about whether to join a union, many opted out. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council representing city and county workers in Milwaukee has experienced a 61 percent drop in membership during the first two years that a public employee, right-to-work law has been in place. And the AFSCME council representing state workers saw its membership fall 35 percent, the MacIver Institute reports. Labor unions like to talk about “empowering” workers. The reality is much different. Shouldn’t workers be free to choose?
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a threat posed to its iTunes store. The price consists of $2.6 billion in cash and $400 million in Apple stock that will vest over an unspecified time period. The deal is expected to close before October. With $1.1 billion in revenue last year, Beats is already making money and will boost Apple’s earnings once the new fiscal year begins in October, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in an interview. “We have known these guys forever,” Cook said of Iovine and Dre. “We’ve dated, we’ve gone steady and now we are getting married. This relation-
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Democrats cooperate with probe of Quinn’s program Audit: Plan grew from $20M to $55M with no documentation why By JOHN O’CONNOR The Associated Press
State Sen. Jason Barickman listens to lawmakers Wednesday during a Legislative Audit Commission hearing reviewing the Illinois Auditor General’s audit of the Neighborhood Recovery Initiative created by Gov. Pat Quinn in 2010 at the State Capitol in Springfield.
“This is a shameless, useless waste of taxpayer dollars ... It is prudent to use taxpayer dollars to fight violence in Chicago and other cities. This isn’t it.” Sen. Jason Barickman Legislative Audit Commission co-chairman, R-Champaign
8STATE BRIEFS Resources has spent months holding hearings and gathering more than 30,000 comments on the best way to regulate the drilling method. The agency has until November to publish rules for fracking. Lawmakers from southern Illinois, which has a huge shale deposit that could be explored using the technology, accused the agency of dragging its feet. They said the delay is hurting the economy of poorer Illinois counties, and the lawmakers called on Gov. Pat Quinn to intervene. Quinn oversees the Department of Natural Resources. “We’re sitting there waiting. It’s time we put some people back to work down in our area,” state Rep. John Cavaletto of Salem said.
Ill. lawmakers continue talks for 2015 budget SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers continued to grapple Wednesday with a new state budget, as Republicans ripped majority Democrats for spending beyond their means with a plan even Democrats acknowledge leaves “big unanswered questions” about the state’s finances. A Senate committee debated the $37.5 billion budget approved by the House on Tuesday. But no votes were held as of early Wednesday evening because House Speaker Michael Madigan waited to send the bills to the Senate. The spending plan was put together after House Democrats were unable to get enough support prior to the November election to make Illinois’ temporary income tax increase permanent. Without that roughly $1.8 billion in revenue, the budget keeps spending for schools and most state agencies flat next year but doesn’t account for increased costs – a calculation some lawmakers have said could lead to thousands of layoffs of state employees.
Ill. police overtime costs increase as budget cut SPRINGFIELD – Budget cuts and staff reductions have led to a jump in overtime costs for the Illinois State Police. The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises newspapers reported the agency paid $1.7 million more in overtime during the last fiscal year than it did in 2010. Total overtime increased by 20,000 hours in 2013, compared with three years earlier. Over that period, the budget shrank by $34 million to $383 million. Union representative Mike Powel says there’s “a severe morale issue.” State Police spokeswoman Monique Bond says she’s not aware of a morale problem. She says budgets are being cut across the country and the agency must “hold the line and utilize the resources we have.” She says the harsh winter also likely had a role in the overtime increase.
Illinois lawmakers drop fracking bill, urge action SPRINGFIELD – Lawmakers supporting hydraulic fracturing Wednesday abandoned proposed legislation to speed use of the practice in Illinois, and said they would instead urge a state agency to move more quickly writing rules to regulate it. The Legislature last May authorized the process commonly known as fracking, which uses a high-pressure mixture of water, sand and chemicals to crack and hold open thick rock formations, releasing trapped oil and gas. But the Department of Natural
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SPRINGFIELD – In a potential election-year embarrassment for Gov. Pat Quinn, Illinois Democrats said Wednesday that they’ll continue cooperating with a legislative review of his $55 million anti-violence program, which a key Republican called a “shameless, useless waste of taxpayer dollars.” The bipartisan Legislative Audit Commission will try to get people involved in planning and implementing the 2010 “Neighborhood Recovery Initiative” to answer questions after a three-hour appraisal Wednesday of Auditor General William Holland’s caustic review of the program. The audit scorned the initiative, which sought to target violent crime in 23 Chicago neighborhoods, as hastily im-
plemented and suffering from “pervasive” deficiencies. Quinn’s critics have derided it as a political slush fund to drum up city votes before a tight 2010 election. There were few answers Wednesday. The Quinn administration sent to the hearing the director of a successor agency that inherited the program and is credited with bringing more professional standards to its operations. The audit found the plan, hatched in August 2010 during a summer of intense violence, grew from $20 million to $55 million with no documentation to explain why. According to the report, it was doled out to organizations preferred by Chicago alderman instead of competitively, featured questionable spending and left out six of the 20 most violent neighborhoods. “This is a shameless, use-
less waste of taxpayer dollars,” said commission co-chairman Sen. Jason Barickman, a Champaign Republican. “... It is prudent to use taxpayer dollars to fight violence in Chicago and other cities. This isn’t it.” The program was started by the Illinois Violence Prevention Authority, whose doors Quinn closed when shortcomings arose, folding the 11-employee agency into the Criminal Justice Information Authority. On the hot seat Wednesday was that agency’s director, Jack Cutrone, whom commission co-chairman Rep. Frank Mautino said “had this disaster dumped on your lap.” The Spring Valley Democrat said afterward that Barbara Shaw, former director of the Violence Prevention Authority, agreed to appear before the commission but couldn’t be ready by Wednesday. A mes-
sage by The Associated Press left at Shaw’s Chicago home was not immediately returned. Mautino pledged the commission wouldn’t delay its pursuit until after the November election. He acknowledged the possibility politics could consume the issue. Barickman said the governor should get the blame if the issue, which has drawn the interest of Cook County and federal prosecutors, becomes political. “That’s his problem, not mine,” he said. Cutrone acknowledged preparation for the hearing included two meetings with the governor’s staff. One last week involved 11 people, including the deputy in charge of public safety, a governor’s lawyer, and press agents. However, he said his answers to the audit did not come from Quinn’s staff.
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Famous author, Maya Angelou, dies 1969 debut book propelled her into the spotlight By HILLEL ITALIE The Associated Press NEW YORK – Maya Angelou’s story awed millions. A childhood victim of rape, she broke through silence and shame to tell her tale in one of the most widely read memoirs of the 20th century. A black woman born into poverty and segregation, she recited the most popular presidential inaugural poem in history. “I’m not modest,” she told The Associated Press in 2013. “I have no modesty. Modesty is a learned behavior. But I do pray for humility, because humility comes from the inside out.” Angelou, a renaissance woman and cultural pioneer, died Wednesday at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She was 86. “She lived a life as a teacher, activist, artist and human being. She was a warrior for equality, tolerance and peace,” said her son, Guy B. Johnson. Tall and regal, with a deep, majestic voice, she was unforgettable whether encountered in person, through sound or the printed word. She was an actress, singer and dancer in the 1950s and 1960s and made a brave and sensational debut as an author in 1969 with “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” which became standard (and occasionally censored) reading and made Angelou one of the first black women to enjoy mainstream literary success. “Caged Bird” was the start of a multipart autobiography that continued through the decades and captured a life of hopeless obscurity and triumphant, kaleidoscopic fame. The world was watching in
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American poet and novelist Maya Angelou smiles during an interview with The Associated Press on March 4, 2008, in New York. Angelou died Wednesday. She was 86. 1993 when she read her cautiously hopeful “On the Pulse of Morning” at President Bill Clinton’s first inauguration. Her confident performance openly delighted Clinton and made publishing history by making a poem a best-seller. For President George W. Bush, she read another poem, “Amazing Peace,” at the 2005 Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the White House. Presidents honored her in return with a National Medal of Arts and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country’s highest civilian honor. In 2013, she received an honorary National Book Award. She called herself a poet, in love with the “sound of language,” “the music in language,” as she explained to the AP in 2013. But she lived so many lives. She was a wonder to Toni Morrison, who marveled at Angelou’s freedom from inhibition, her willingness to celebrate her own achievements. She was a mentor to Oprah Winfrey, whom she befriended when Winfrey was still a local television re-
porter, and often appeared on her friend’s talk show program. She mastered several languages and published not just poetry but advice books, cookbooks and children’s stories. She wrote music, plays and screenplays, received an Emmy nomination for her acting in “Roots,” and never lost her passion for dance, the art she considered closest to poetry. “The line of the dancer: If you watch [Mikhail] Baryshnikov and you see that line, that’s what the poet tries for. The poet tries for the line, the balance,” she told The Associated Press in 2008, shortly before her 80th birthday. Her very name was a reinvention. Angelou was born Marguerite Johnson in St. Louis and raised in Stamps, Arkansas, and San Francisco, moving back and forth between her parents and her grandmother. She was smart and fresh to the point of danger, packed off by her family to California after sassing a white store clerk in Arkansas. Other times, she didn’t speak at all: At age 7, she
was raped by her mother’s boyfriend and didn’t talk for years. She learned by reading and listening. “I loved the poetry that was sung in the black church: ‘Go down, Moses, way down in Egypt’s land,’” she told the AP. “It just seemed to me the most wonderful way of talking. And ‘Deep River.’ Ooh! Even now it can catch me. And then I started reading, really reading, at about 7½, because a woman in my town took me to the library, a black school library. ... And I read every book, even if I didn’t understand it.” At age 9, she was writing poetry. By 17, she was a single mother. In her early 20s, she danced at a strip joint, ran a brothel, got married and then divorced. But by her mid-20s, she was performing at the Purple Onion in San Francisco. She also spent a few days with Billie Holiday, who was kind enough to sing a lullaby to Angelou’s son, surly enough to heckle her off the stage and astute enough to tell her: “You’re going to be famous. But it won’t be for singing.”
8BRIEFS Obama seeks balance of intervention, isolation WEST POINT, N.Y. – Seeking to redefine America’s foreign policy for a post-war era, President Barack Obama on Wednesday declared that the United States remains the only nation with the capacity to lead on the world stage but argued it would be a mistake to channel that power into unrestrained military adventures. Obama’s approach, outlined in a commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy, underscored his efforts to straddle the line between global isolation and intervention. Neither view, he said, “fully speaks to the demands of this moment.” “It is absolutely true that in the 21st century, American isolation is not an option,” Obama said in remarks to more than 1,000 of the military’s newest officers. “But to say that we have an interest in pursuing peace and freedom beyond our borders is not to say that every problem has a military solution.”
Ukraine: Russia source of insurgent threat DONETSK, Ukraine – As separatists conceded that militants from Russia’s province of Chechnya had joined the rebellion, a Ukrainian government official cautioned Wednesday that its borders had become a “front line” in the crisis. Chechnya’s Moscow-backed strongman brushed away allegations he had dispatched paramilitary forces under his command to Ukraine, saying he was powerless to stop fellow Chechens from joining the fight. While there is no immediate indication that the Kremlin is enabling or supporting combatants from Russia
crossing into Ukraine, Moscow may have to dispel suspicions it is waging a proxy war if it is to avoid more Western sanctions.
Assad’s supporters vote in Syrian election YARZE, Lebanon – Tens of thousands of supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad voted Wednesday at embassies abroad, clogging entrances to the Lebanese capital for hours and clashing with soldiers overwhelmed by their sheer numbers a week before national elections widely expected to give him a third seven-year term. But reflecting the schism within Syrian society, many of the estimated 2.5 million refugees scattered across neighboring countries were either excluded or abstained from the balloting, which they deem a mockery because it is being held in the middle of a civil war.
Cantor faces both sides of immigration reform RICHMOND, Va. – House Majority Leader Eric Cantor faced criticism over immigration from right and left Wednesday, laying bare the rough politics of the issue even as President Barack Obama sought to increase pressure on House Republicans to act. Cantor’s tea party opponent in Virginia’s June 10 GOP primary, Dave Brat, convened a news conference on the steps of the Virginia Capitol to label Cantor a top cheerleader for “amnesty” in the House, citing Cantor’s support for action on certain immigration measures. “I’ve been telling the president, why can’t we do the things we agree on rather than to bring up this whole amnesty bill,” Cantor said Wednesday on Fox News Channel.
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Bill would give RTA more oversight in employee bonuses, severance Continued from page A1 the oversight agency,” Tryon said. The bill requires the RTA to review any bonus for any mass-transit employee in excess of 10 percent of annual salary, and requires Pace, Metra and the CTA to get RTA approval to give a severance agreement in excess of $50,000 or an employment-related settlement agreement in excess of $200,000. The agencies also must give proposed employment contracts greater than $100,000 to the RTA for review. The RTA in turn must submit them to the House Mass Transit and Senate Transportation committees for their review. Senate Bill 3056 cleared the Senate on a 51-0 vote on April 1, the same day that a task force convened by Quinn released a scathing indict-
ment of Chicago-area mass transit, which it alleged was run by “a wasteful and often dysfunctional bureaucracy.” Quinn convened the 15-member Northeastern Illinois Public Transit Task Force last August following yet another high-profile scandal at Metra, which runs suburban commuter rail. The report concluded that state lawmakers in 1983 intentionally weakened much of the RTA’s oversight powers, essentially making Metra, Pace and the CTA independent authorities. A 2008 attempt to strengthen RTA oversight in the wake of a financial crisis and declining ridership did not go far enough, the report stated. Two years later, a corruption scandal brought down Metra’s longtime executive director, and his replacement was forced out because he was, as McHenry County’s
representative on the Metra Board later described him, “too honest for Illinois.” Former CEO Phil Pagano killed himself in 2010 near his rural Crystal Lake home by stepping in front of a Metra train hours before the Metra Board was set to fire him for collecting $475,000 in unauthorized vacation payouts and other fiscal irregularities. He was caught after it was discovered that he forged the former board president’s signature on at least two occasions to collect the payouts. Pagano, who it turns out was supporting two other households besides his own, borrowed so much against his executive compensation package that he died owing Metra at least $127,000. Pagano never revealed why he skimmed the money, but his FBI file, released by the Better Government Association at about the same time
the task force released its report, indicated he may have needed the cash to pay for a number of extramarital affairs and for an ailing father. The Metra Board brought in new CEO Alex Clifford to help clean up the agency, but ousted him in 2013 with eight months remaining on his first contract. When pressed by angry state lawmakers about the potential $718,000 cost of the severance package, Clifford alleged he was forced out because he would not play along with patronage requests made by several Metra Board members at the behest of clout-heavy lawmakers. In one example cited by the report, Metra maintained three boxes of more than 800 index cards of people referred for jobs, promotions or raises by public officials and political influencers. Both the Pagano and Clif-
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high market low-fat, low-calorie foods still dominate. Products like Diet Coke, Special K and Lean Cuisine became weight-watching staples primarily by reducing calories from one’s favorite foods. But there’s one major problem: oftentimes stripping calories or fat also means stripping flavor. “If you truly enjoy low-fat
food, then a low-fat diet is wonderful for you,” Boode said. “I don’t know too many people who truly enjoy low-fat food.” Furthermore, these products may replace calories or fat with more sugars or more sodium to make it more palatable. “It depends on the product, but low-calorie does not necessary equal healthy,” she said.
Village looks to outside money for project • DRAINAGE Continued from page A1 The village is trying to obtain outside money to carry out the project to help alleviate some of the issues by applying for a federal Hazard Mitigation Grant through FEMA. “They have a lot of different flooding events throughout
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ford scandals resulted in a number of resignations on the Metra Board. State law empowers only the Metra Board itself or the governor to remove members against their will, and only under very restrictive circumstances. As an example of how the RTA’s oversight was gutted, Tryon pointed out the reason why Senate Bill 3056 requires Metra, Pace and the CTA to provide immediate access to financial information. Under current law, the agencies have 30 days to report it to the RTA. A regular person is entitled under the Freedom of Information Act to obtain it in as little as five days. “This is strong legislation that should help turn things around at the RTA and its service boards and help restore public trust in these agencies,” Tryon said. Among the task force’s rec-
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IHSA hearing gets ball rolling In case you missed it, something new and different happened last week in Springfield. Officials from the Illinois High School Association appeared before a committee of the Illinois House of Representatives to answer questions about how the IHSA operates. Numerous questions were posed to the Bloomingtonbased IHSA, a For the record private, nonprofit group that reguWe hope future hearings lates high school focus less on acrimony and sports and activimore on how all sides can ties for about 800 work cooperatively to alleviate schools. problems, both actual and Among the perceived. questions: Why have no basketball title games been played in Chicago? Why does the IHSA have only one black employee? Why did IHSA employee total compensation rise from $2,541,323 in 2011-12 to $3,076,721 in 2012-13, an increase of 21 percent? Why have details not been shared about the exclusive contracts the IHSA has with vendors, suppliers and broadcasters of state tournament games? Why does the 10-member IHSA board have only two black representatives? An attorney who represents the Illinois Press Association and Illinois Broadcasters Association called on the IHSA to be made subject to state open meetings and public records laws. Don Craven made the case for greater transparency because the IHSA oversees sports and other activities at hundreds of public schools and receives money from IHSA-sponsored tournaments. Although the IHSA releases financial audits and annual reports, Craven said that is not enough. The deliberative process by which policies are made needs to be open. Right now, it isn’t. Marty Hickman, the IHSA executive director, defended the organization as financially responsible and responsive to the needs of students and schools. No fees are charged to schools to belong, Hickman said. Ten spectator sports bring in the bulk of tournament ticket sales, he said, but that money covers costs for other non-revenue sports and activities. Member schools receive 20 percent of the income from postseason events, plus guaranteed payments, he said. Hickman said the IHSA has a balanced budget and defended its salaries and pension system, noting that the agency switched from a pension fund to a 401(k) plan six years ago. “We’re not trying to make money,” Hickman said. “We’re trying to put on quality interscholastic programs.” The hearing, which lasted three hours, will be followed by two more hearings, one in Chicago and the other downstate, according to state Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia, D-Aurora, the committee chairwoman. While the first hearing had some tense exchanges and outbursts from spectators, we believe it was a learning experience for the IHSA, legislators, the media and the public. We hope future hearings focus less on acrimony and more on how all sides can work cooperatively to alleviate problems, both actual and perceived. A commitment by the IHSA to increase its levels of transparency and diversity would be a good start.
8IT’S YOUR WRITE Letters of note To the Editor: Occasionally there is a letter that gives some thought, such as the one from Michael Rugh (“Letters miss mark,” May 19). We hear so often the ranting of President Barack Obama’s critics, some who claim he is too Putinesque (too much like a czar). Then we have others who say he’s too weak. Really, how can he be both? Then I read a letter that claims Obama has not done anything more than you can fit into a garage (“No money for Obama library,” May 8). Now isn’t that a profound statement. It is refreshing to read a letter that has real facts. Or the one from Rugh that suggests instead of ranting to the editor, write to your congressman. At least there are fewer letters that spout Republican talking points in opposition to Obamacare, now that it is succeeding beyond expectations. Remember, it’s Congress that
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Support ENLIST Act To the Editor: I am writing in response to the May 19 article “GOP congressman pushes for immigration vote,” which references HR 2237, the ENLIST Act, a bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham. While the House of Representatives has yet to move on muchneeded immigration reform, there is one easy place to start: The ENLIST Act, which would allow for undocumented immigrants who were brought here before age 15 and are otherwise qualified, to enlist into one of our military branches. Upon
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honorable discharge from their service, these individuals would then be granted legal permanent resident status, commonly known as a green card. While in U.S. Army basic training, I trained alongside first- and second-generation immigrants from Uganda, Mexico, Jamaica, Egypt and Ukraine, many of whom were entering the Special Forces qualification program. They were willing to put their lives on the line to fight for our country’s ideals in some of the most dangerous places in the world. If taking an oath to defend our Constitution
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and putting one’s life on the line to protect America does not qualify one for permanent residency in the U.S., then I’m afraid our country has gone astray. The ENLIST Act specifically deals with young men and women who did not decide to immigrate here, but who now call this country home and are willing to make the ultimate sacrifice to protect it. The least we can do is offer a green card for those who fight for the red, white and blue. Tim Kustusch North Aurora
A bipartisan call for a bipartisan budget Illinois state representatives
The prairie chicken is the logo of the Illinois Endangered Protection Species Board, so you would think that efforts to save the bird that once was found in almost every county in Illinois would be welcomed. But some pundits consider state spending to fly prairie chickens from Kansas to Illinois to replenish the population here a joke and the latest example of waste in state government. There’s nothing funny about trying to restore a population of birds that was once 14 million strong. The population has declined to 62. That’s not a typo. There were only 62 prairie chickens – a large North American grouse – remaining in Illinois. That’s actually an improvement from 1994, when there were about 30. The population rebounded in the late 1990s until about 2012 because of a translocation project similar to what is being done today. However, drought and a severe hailstorm decimated the population. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has initiated a three-year project intended to save the prairie chicken. The IDNR received $337,500 from a federal grant, used $181,730 of its own money and received a $30,000 contribution from the Illinois Audubon Society. The plane rides are paid for out of that money. The money is being used for its intended purpose: wildlife and fish restoration. It’s not general revenue tax money.
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By TOM CROSS and JACK FRANKS
Chicken fight worthwhile
makes the laws, and the president signs them. Incidentally, Obama has the fewest vetoes of laws of any president. What does that say about the lawmakers? Let’s support our president for a change.
Earlier this year, a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers in both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly endorsed a revenue forecast for fiscal 2015 of $34.495 billion, based on the estimates of the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability, the state of Illinois’ independent budget watchdog. The figure represented an amount that would allow responsible investments in education, infrastructure and public safety, and took into account the expiration of the 2011 income tax increase, as the taxpayers of this state were promised. Unfortunately, in contradiction to the agreement, the Illinois House of Representatives recently approved a budget calling for spending to far exceed available revenue. The House budget authorizes the state to spend $37.35 billion next year, almost 10 percent more than the spending targets set in February. Article VIII, Section 2 of the Illinois Constitution states that “appropriations for a fiscal year shall not exceed funds estimated by the General Assembly to be available during
that year.” The simple truth is that by authorizing Illinois to spend nearly $3 billion more than lawmakers estimate will be available, the House passed a fiscally irresponsible budget, and one that we believe to be unconstitutional. Illinois’ economic woes are the result of decades of bad decisions made by Springfield politicians. Residents and employers are overtaxed and overregulated, while lawmakers have for years paid lip service to the balanced budget provision of the Constitution, approving wildly unrealistic revenue estimates as legal cover for excessive spending. This year, the steps went in reverse, but the dance was the same: The House voted to spend more than we will have in order to justify making the 2011 “temporary” income tax hike permanent. Rather than sticking to the plan agreed to earlier this year, and keeping a promise to the people, some legislators chose to double down on the failed policies of the past. High taxes and an unbalanced budget have not worked, and it is clearly time to change course. Our state’s tepid recovery from the 2008 recession
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can be directly attributed to the conditions created by these choices: Our state has the highest unemployment rate the Midwest, and few companies seek to expand or locate in a state from which people are fleeing. Illinois is regularly cited by local and national business leaders as being hostile to job creation. Thousands of families are leaving every year and moving to states with greater economic opportunity, lower tax burdens and better public services. From July 2012 to July 2013, Illinois lost nearly 40,000 residents, the most of any state in the nation during that period. The continuation of these failed policies will hinder the state’s ability to responsibly invest in the future, sticking taxpayers and future generations with higher bills every year. With billions of dollars in unpaid bills and late-payment fees already totaling hundreds of millions of dollars annually, another year in which the state assumes more debt, while further alienating the business community and driving more residents out, is clearly the wrong course. The first step to fixing our state’s finances is to stop the bleeding and balance our budget
going forward. This would eliminate any argument about the need to make an unnecessary, “temporary” tax hike permanent, and also send a signal to employers throughout the world that Illinois is serious about reform and open for business again. Beyond the constitutional guarantee of a balanced budget, taxpayers have a moral right to be protected from paying for unjustified spending. The passage of the resolutions agreeing to Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability’s revenue estimates earlier this year was broad and bipartisan in both chambers of the General Assembly, while the recent budget bills passed the House by the narrowest of margins. Clearly then, a bipartisan solution to the budget debate exists. We pledge to continue to defend Illinois’ taxpayers and to work together to produced a balanced, constitutional budget. • Tom Cross is the Illinois state representative for the 97th District and the Republican nominee for state treasurer. Jack Franks, a Democrat from Marengo, is the Illinois state representative for the 63rd District.
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REWARD OFFERED FOR GRAFFITI INFO HARVARD – Harvard Crime Stoppers is offering up to $1,000 for information that helps nab suspects in a string of graffiti incidents. Various colors of spray-painted graffiti have popped up on vehicles, buildings and other structures on the southwest side of Harvard in the past couple of weeks, according to the Harvard Police Department. Those who offer information that leads to the arrest and conviction of suspects involved in the incidents will get paid up to $1,000 by Crime Stoppers. Tipsters can remain anonymous. Call Crime Stoppers at 815-943-4343 or the Harvard Police Department at 815-9434431 with information.
Urbanski in bee semifinals Local champ hoping to advance to Thursday’s championship round By KEVIN P. CRAVER firstname.lastname@example.org Two words are all that stand between 14-year-old Lucas Urbanski and the Scripps National Spelling Bee finals Thursday. Urbanski, the four-time reigning McHenry County spelling bee champion, has to clear the semifinals
Thursday morning. He has two rounds of one word each to spell correctly – if he scored adequately on a written exam he took Wednesday evening, he goes to the championship round Thursday evening. “I feel pretty good about that last test, but I still have to spell my words right tomorrow,” Urbanski said af-
khana” and “Yinglish.” To save you a trip to the dictionary, “gymkhana” is a Hindustani word for a location where athletic contests are held, or the contests themselves. “Yinglish,” a portmanteau of “Yiddish English,” refers to Yiddish words that have made their way into colloquial English.
Lucas Urbanski 14, is the fourtime reigning McHenry County spelling bee champion ter taking the exam. Urbanski clinched a spot in the semifinals Wednesday by properly spelling “gym-
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STATION IN NEED OF AUCTION ITEMS HUNTLEY – The volunteers at Huntley Community Radio are looking for donations that will be used for a silent auction during a June 28 fundraiser. The station will host its first “Grand Benefit Auction” at 5:30 p.m. June 28 inside the Huntley Park District’s Cosman Theater, 12015 Mill St. The event features multiple auctions, live entertainment and refreshments. The auction will help the station’s volunteers raise the $45,000 needed for studies and equipment to broadcast on Huntley residents’ FM dial. For information on how to donate, email Bill Geheren at email@example.com.
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8LOCAL DEATHS Ruth S. Arnold formerly of Palatine Margaret A. Becker 94, formerly of Harvard Gert G. Diedrich 76 William Peter Haupt 70, McHenry Muriel Jannotta 92 Raymond A. Kane 97, formerly of Barrington Hills Alice Pearl Kriegermeier 88, Woodstock Frank J. Schmuck 60, Woodstock Patricia A. Sensabaugh 63, McHenry Beatrice L. Steffen 86, formerly of Chicago Ruth Emma Woltman Strubing 97, Delavan, Wisconsin OBITUARIES on page B3
The semifinals will be broadcast from 9 a.m. to noon on ESPN2. Finalists will be announced immediately after the semifinals, and the championship finals will be broadcast from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday on ESPN. The spelling bee is being held in National Harbor, Maryland.
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New District 300 Superintendent Fred Heid walks with Board President Anne Miller on Wednesday outside Westfield Community School in Algonquin after District 300 held a special board meeting to approve the new superintendent. Board members introduced Heid and voted on his contract at the meeting. Heid is replacing Michael Bregy, who will leave Thursday to join North Shore School District 112.
D-300 meets its new leader Administrator touts his reputation as a ‘fixer’ of low-performing schools By STEPHEN Di BENEDETTO firstname.lastname@example.org ALGONQUIN – A self-proclaimed “fixer” of Florida schools, Fred Heid said Wednesday he plans on listening to staff and teachers before addressing issues like the achievement gap at District 300. But the Carpentersville-based school district’s newly approved superintendent will have to wait on the Illinois Board of Education before he can make formal decisions. On Wednesday, district board members approved a three-year contract with Heid, a top administrator at Duval County Public Schools in Florida, and then announced he would carry the title of chief executive officer when he starts Monday. An out-of-state candidate, Heid has to wait on the state board to finish reviewing his coursework at Capella University that made him a certified superintendent. Until that review finishes, Heid will work daily in the chief administrator role
while former District 300 Superintendent Ken Arndt serves as interim. The state review could take up to 120 days, Heid said. “I’ll do everything I can to accelerate the timeline,” Heid said. “Day to day, I’ll be here, and he and I will collaborate on any major decisions with the state as far as reporting and documentation.” Arndt would be compensated roughly $340 a day for each day he works, but he will mostly be needed in limited instances to sign official documents, said Board Vice President Joe Stevens. Arndt, a longtime District 300 superintendent, retired from the position in 2011. The contract members approved with Heid pays the replacement to Superintendent Michael Bregy a base salary of $210,000, plus benefits. Bregy leaves District 300 on Thursday to become North Shore District 112 superintendent in Highland Park. Bureaucratic reviews aside, Heid said he is thrilled to start working at District 300.
Born and raised in Miami, Florida, the chief academic officer at Duval County schools – serving roughly 124,000 students – said he liked District 300 for its size and diversity. Before starting at Duval County in 2012, Heid worked at Florida’s education department and an Orange County, Florida, middle school. The District 300 job marks the fourth job he will start in the past five years, but Heid quickly ended speculation that he is a job hopper. He previously had been recruited to those past positions because of his reputation as a “fixer,” who turned around low-performing schools in Florida, he said. Asked whether he plans on staying long at District 300, Heid smiled. “I’m planning to stay as long as you’ll have me,” he said. “I’m not a job hunter. I’m very loyal. This is my first opportunity and one I know will truly grow and flourish in the community. I’m thrilled to be here.” Heid spent a whirlwind of a day meeting with top dis-
trict administrators, union teacher leaders and school principals before catching a flight back to Jacksonville, Florida, early Thursday morning to finish packing for the new job on Monday. Once here, Heid will live at the Extended Stay hotel near Elgin before being reunited with his wife and elementary-aged son this summer, he said. They’ve already looked at homes in Gilberts and Sleepy Hollow. The time Heid spent listening to staff will likely continue. He wants to listen to their concerns before working to address any issues he sees at District 300. But he already has eyed the school data and thinks he could help the district address the achievement gap between white and minority students. “I like to see us focus on closing the achievement gap with a goal of proficiency in mind and not just learning gains,” Heid said. “Until I get here and talk with teachers and administrators, then we will make a decision on our first steps.”
WAUKEGAN – A 22-yearold Island Lake man pleaded guilty in Lake County Court on Wednesday to several charges in a hit-and-run car accident that killed a Port Barrington woman in September. Kevin Gillespie, of the 900 block of Wembley Drive, was sentenced to up to four years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of leaving the scene of an injury accident r e s u l t i n g i n Kevin death and ag- Gillespie gravated driv- 22 ing under the influence, according to the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office. The Lake County Sheriff’s Department sent officers around 2:30 a.m. Sept. 22 to Lamphere Road, just east of Roberts Road, in Island Lake, where Tracy Meger Berry, 46, was found lying in the roadway, according to police reports. Gillespie had already fled the scene when police arrived, leaving behind pieces of his car bumper, according to the state’s attorney’s office. Prosecutors said police found Gillespie after the pieces matched his car parked at his Island Lake house. Gillespie, who has no prior Lake County criminal history, never called police but admitted he stopped his car after he realized he had hit someone and left the scene, according to the state’s attorney’s office. Lake County Judge Daniel Shanes said he accepted the plea deal for Gillespie because “he accepted responsibility for what he did.” Gillespie must serve at least two years in prison before being eligible for parole, according to the state’s attorney’s office.
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Girls on the Run wraps up program with 5K race A chapter we will never forget Proud to be part of Girls on the Run The Girls on the Run 5K was so much fun. Waking up at 5:45 a.m. on May 18 was worth it. When I got to the school for the race, I had to find our team. Then, we got to put on the fun and crazy stuff such as hair dye, hair feathers, face paint, funky tattoos, etc. I got to express myself by designing what I wanted to run in. I gave my buddy the race bib I had designed for her, too. When we finally lined up to run, we tried doing the wave, yelled when the announcer said our school and talked excitedly. We also sang and danced to music. When the horn blew, we all rushed out. There was a huge crowd of running girls and buddies. The people on the side helped
After we finished, we helped cheer on other finishers. We watched them cross the finish line smiling. We were all No. 1. The last meeting was a party and celebration. We made crafts to remember the experience, signed each other’s shirts, took pictures, had food and had Kona Ice. We were a great team that helped each other. One thing we all know is that we will never forget this awesome chapter of our lives.
GIRLS ON THE RUN Ansley Morlock us keep going the whole way by cheering. They also kept a smile on our faces. My running buddy was awesome. She asked if I wanted to run or walk and supported me. I saw my softball coach, my teacher, friends and parents who came to support me and all the Girls on the Run. When my buddy and I crossed the finish line together, it was the best. We felt a rush of happiness come through us because we did it. I was proud because I only walked once.
We did it. We completed a 5K. That goes to show you that you can do anything you are determined to do. I know you’re probably wondering what I’m talking about, so let me explain. On May 18 at Girls on the Run, we had our 5K. It was an amazing thing to be a part of. All of Girls on the Run participated in our end-of-theyear 5K. Every girl runs with a running buddy that helps encourage her to finish the race. My running buddy was my second-grade teacher, Mrs. Stlaske, who has been running with me for three years. (Thank you, Mrs. Stlaske.) The 5K race is really fun because everyone is cheering
• Ansley Morlock is a fourth-grader at North Elementary School in Crystal Lake. For information on Girls on the Run, visit www. gotrnwil.org or email email@example.com.
Sage YMCA makes progress in construction plans Workers install a stone facade on the exterior wall of the racquetball courts at the Sage YMCA in Crystal Lake. Progress continues toward the $18.2 million improvements to the facility. The 29,000-squarefoot facility is being enlarged into 72,000-square-feet and 133 parking spaces will be added for a total of 317 spaces. When completed late this year, the facility is expected to be one of the finest YMCA facilities in the country. H. Rick Bamman – firstname.lastname@example.org
8LOCAL BRIEFS Huntley firefighters start ‘Fill the Boot’ campaign HUNTLEY – Firefighters from the Huntley Fire Protection District will be near Algonquin and Lakewood roads on Thursday and Friday with boots in hand, asking for donations to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The donation drive represents the district’s annual “Fill the Boot” campaign, which supports those affected by muscle disease. The money firefighters raise supports the association’s research, health care services and events. The association and the Huntley fire district have partnered together on fundraisers for the past 60 years. The association is a worldwide nonprofit dedicated to finding treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy. Firefighters will be at the intersection with their boots from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday and Friday.
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Registration open for reading programs WOODSTOCK – Registration for summer reading programs through the Woodstock Public Library began Wednesday. Children from two years old through fifth grade can join the “Fizz, Boom, Read!” program, while those in grades six through 12 can join the “Spark a Reaction” program. Registration for both is available at the library, 414 W. Judd St., Woodstock. The adult reading program is called “Literary Elements.” Those interested can register at the library or online at www. woodstockpubliclibrary.org. Local businesses wishing to sponsor the summer reading program can contact Youth Services Librarian Mary Ryan at
815-338-0542. The library also seeks donations of gently used Legos, which will be used in the Lego program starting in June. Donations can be taken to the children’s department at the library. For information, visit www.woodstockpubliclibrary.org.
Four injured in McHenry crash McHENRY – A four-car accident sent three people to the hospital Tuesday with injuries that were not life-threatening. The McHenry Township Fire Protection District received a call at 5:37 p.m. for an accident at the intersection of Route 120 and Chapel Hill Road, Battalion Chief David Harwood said. At the scene, one person required a minor extrication before being transported to Centegra Hospital – McHenry. Two others also were taken to the hospital, Harwood said. A fourth person was treated for injuries at the scene of the accident. Crews cleared the intersection, which was never closed, by about 6:20 p.m, Harwood said. During the accident and because of multiple calls to McHenry Fire, the Spring Grove Fire Protection District assisted the department by providing “change of quarters” coverage at one of the McHenry stations.
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Ongoing repairs keep public library closed McHENRY – The McHenry Public Library likely will remain closed through next week as workers repair a broken water main. Repairs are taking longer than library officials expected, according to a news release. Crews will
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finish laying new pipe out to the city main, replace a valve, pressurize and chlorinate the system and temporarily patch concrete and asphalt. The library is not expected to re-open until June 6. The interior repairs are complete, and books have been reshelved in the damaged areas, the release said. Despite the closing, the kick-off of the library’s annual summer reading program will take place June 7 regardless. The drive-up book return also remains closed, but library materials can now be returned at temporary return bins placed near the north parking lot. One bin is for books, and the other is for movies, music and games. Patrons will have a seven-day grace period to return items after the library reopens. Items can be renewed by calling the library’s automated renewal line at 847590-8706 or logging into www. mchenrylibrary.org, clicking on “My MPLD,” then “Checked Out.” Items on hold will be held until the library opens. For information and the latest updates on when the library will reopen, visit the library’s website at www.mchenrylibrary.org or call the library at 815-385-0036.
Fundraiser planned to help rebuild Legion hall McHENRY – A fundraiser is planned to help rebuild the Polish Legion of American Veterans’ McHenry hall, which was damaged in a Mother’s Day fire. A bar crawl will start at 2 p.m. on Flag Day – June 14 – at Corkscrew Pointe, 1402 N. Riverside Drive, and will continue to Old Bridge, Town Club, Vickie’s Place and After the Fox. The $12 fee covers a wristband, food and music. T-shirts will be available for purchase, and raffles
also will be held. The fundraiser being is held by the Polish Legion of American Veterans Ladies Auxiliary, which also is planning a rib fest on July 26 with live music at the Moose Lodge. Donations also can be made at BMO Harris Bank into the Polish Legion of American Veterans’ fund.
First Friday concerts to start at Glacial Park RINGWOOD – An outdoor concert at the Lost Valley Visitor Center in Glacial Park will feature Bobby Bullet. Bullet is a country music performer who began a singing and songwriting career more than 60 years ago at age 10. He was given the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Native American Music Association in 2010. His show will be a combination of country, blues and rock covers, along with some originals. Bullet will be accompanied by his wife, Pam, on native flute and drum. The performance will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 6 on the back patio of the Lost Valley Visitor Center. Attendees can bring a picnic and lawn chairs but no glass containers. In the case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved indoors. The site closes at 9 p.m. The park will host concerts the first Friday of each month, including Project Two on July 11, Diego Alonso Flamenco Ensemble on Aug. 1, and Cheryl Niemo and the Down Home Boys on Sept. 5 Registration is not required. For information, call Prairieview Education Center at 815-4795779 or visit the McHenry County Conservation District’s website, www.MCCDistrict.org.
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fortunate to be a part of. Being a Girl on the Run has taught me to stay positive, make healthy choices, cooperate with my peers, how to deal with bullying, help make a difference in our community and so many other amazing things that are a part of my everyday life. I am proud to have been involved in Girls on the Run for the past six years and to be a Girls on the Run participant for three years. Thank you, Girls on the Run.
• 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.
ELGIN: CRASH UNDER INVESTIGATION
Officers attempted traffic blocks before crash that killed local man By SHAWN SHINNEMAN email@example.com ELGIN – A Carpentersville man died Tuesday after a car driven by an Elgin man police were after blew a stop sign and collided with his vehicle, police said. Miguel A. Tellez, 35, of the 1800 block of Endicott Circle, Carpentersville, died at Advocate Sherman Hospital following the crash at Jefferson and Liberty streets in Elgin. At about 5 p.m. Tuesday, police tried to pull over a 2011 Nissan Maxima driven by Steven T. Luellen, of the 300 block of Jefferson St., Elgin. Luellen was wanted on an Illinois Department of Corrections parole warrant, according to a news release from the Elgin Police Department. Police ceased their attempts to stop Luellen after he fled at a high rate of speed, the release said.
Four blocks later, driving east on Jefferson Street, Luellen’s Maxima struck a Mazda MPV that was northbound on Liberty Street and driven by Tellez. The MPV overturned and hit a house in the area. Luellen, 34, who was on parole for an aggravated fleeing and eluding conviction, was taken to St. Alexius Hospital and is being treated for serious but not life-threatening injuries, the release said. A 35-year-old female passenger in his car, Josette Jarvis, of the 300 block of Griswold St., Elgin, was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital and is in critical condition. Both Luellen and Jarvis are in police custody while they receive treatment, the release said. Elgin police continue to investigate the crash. No charges are anticipated on Wednesday, the release said.
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OBITUARIES RUTH S. ARNOLD Died: May 27 27,2014 2014 Ruth S. Arnold (Bigham), of Hot Springs Village Arkansas (formally of Palatine), passed away peacefully May 27th 2014, at Good Samaritan Extended Care in Hot Springs Village. She is survived by her son, Lee Douglas (Mehlinae) of Mchenry; Grandson, David Douglas (Michelle) of Crystal Lake; Great Grandson, Damien Lee Douglas; and Granddaughter, Mehlinae Nicole Douglas of Lindenhurst. Memorial celebration of life will be May 31st at Christ of the Hills Methodist Church in Hot Springs Village. Donations to Saint Jude Children's Hospital Memphis Tennessee would be appreciated.
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WILLIAM PETER HAUPT Born: May 29, 1943; in San Francisco, CA Died: May 26, 2014; in Niles
William Peter Haupt, age 70, of McHenry, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at Niles Nursing and Rehab Center in Niles. He was born May 29, 1943, in San Francisco, Calif., to Robert Peter and Mona Faye (Rider) MARGARET A. BECKER Haupt. Formerly of Northfield, Born: Jan. 11, 1920 William was a resident of McHenry Died: April 24, 2014; in Jupiter FL since 1958. He was employed as an auto mechanic, working at Reichert Margaret A. Becker, age 94, of Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, Overton Jupiter FL, formally of Harvard, IL Cadillac, and the majority of his died Thursday, April 24, 2014, at the career at Mancuso Cadillac in Jupiter Pavilion in Jupiter Fl. She Barrington. He also lent his skills to was born January 11, 1920, to his family and friends, helping them Robert J. and Sarah J. (McRoberts) fix their automobiles. During his McConnell. On June 21, 1941, she leisure time, he enjoyed the married Herbert O. Becker. outdoors and camping; as well as Margaret will be remembered as a fishing and pheasant hunting. loving, caring person. She enjoyed Survivors include four children, doing crossword puzzles, playing Thomas (Michelle) Haupt, Robert the organ and piano, baking, and Haupt, Rick Haupt, and Tony (Kathy) watching baseball games, Haupt; four grandchildren, Brian especially the Chicago Cubs and the (Nicole), Amanda, Ian, and Alisha; 5 Miami Marlins. Margaret loved great-grandchildren; and two helping her church's lunch bunch sisters, Lucinda (Greg) Schmitz, and group, but most of all she enjoyed April Letizia; two nieces; and three spending time with her family. nephews. Survivors include her children, He was preceded in death by his Reed H. Becker of Harvard, Marjorie parents. Jaynes of Cooper City, FL and Gayle Visitation and services were Hanzel of Jupiter, FL; 4 private. grandchildren; 7 great Arrangements were entrusted to grandchildren and 1 great greatJusten Funeral Home & Crematory, grandchild. 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, She was preceded in death by her McHenry, IL 60050. parents and husband. For information, please call the Visitation will be Thursday, May 1, funeral home at 815-385-2400, or 2014, from 11:00 - 12:00 pm noon at visit www.justenfh.com where Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home, friends may leave an on-line 107 W. Sumner Street, Harvard, IL condolence message for his family. 60033. Funeral services will follow at 12:00 noon. Interment will be in MURIEL JANNOTTA Dunham Chemung Cemetery, Born: In Helena, MT Chemung, IL. Died: April 17, 2014; In Denver, CO In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Palm Beach Muriel (Mickey) Jannotta (Smits), County Foundation, 5300 East 92, passed peacefully in Denver, Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL Colorado, on April 17, 2014. 33407. Born in Helena, Montana to Friends and family may sign the Frederick and Margaret Winters, online guest book at she graduated high school in saundersmcfarlin.net. For more information call the funeral home at Billings, attended Registered Nurse training in Chicago, met Joseph her 815-943-5400. husband of 52 years, and was the loving mother of Madalynn Neu GERT G. DIEDRICH (John), Daniel (Beverly), and Born: February 25, 1938; in Elizabeth Kavanagh (Preston). Bremerhaven, Germany Her parents, husband, sister and Died: May 21, 2014 two brothers preceded her in death. Mickey served her country Gert G. Diedrich throughout the South Pacific (Kurt) passed mending wounded GIs. Besides peacefully at home pulling the late shifts in various surrounded by his hospitals, she was the high school family on May 21, nurse in Harvard and McHenry East, 2014. Born in and was always the devoted Bremerhaven, mother. She loved cats and bridge. Germany on She is survived by her children; February 25, 1938. grand-children, Bob, Laurie, Ben, He immigrated to Gabrielle, Preston, and James; and the United States on great-grandchildren, Mikayla and Thanksgiving Day, Sebastian. November 22, 1950. A memorial service will be at St. Thanksgiving was always a very Paul Episcopal Church in McHenry, important holiday to our family. The at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 31, proudest day of his life was April 2, 2014. A memorial visitation is at 1957 when he became an American 12:00 noon in the Church Fellowship citizen. He attended Eastwood High Hall. Join us in celebrating her School in Syracuse, New York and wonderful life. was a 1957 graduate. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, followed by the RAYMOND A. KANE New York Air National Guard. He Born: May 27, 1917; in Chicago was a jet mechanic on the F-86's. After serving he became a certified Died: May 27, 2014; in Elk Grove auto mechanic. The family moved to Florida where they resided for 32 Raymond "Ray" A. years. Gert's favorite pastime was Kane, age 97, a going to the beach to fly his stunt resident of kites. Friendship Village for Gert is survived by his wife of 51 5 years, longtime years, the love of his life, Chrystal resident of (Lahey). Two daughters whom he Barrington Hills, loved deeply and was very proud of, born May 27, 1917 Michelle (Doug) Whittenburg of and raised in Tampa , FL. and Debra (Adam, Chicago to the late whom he loved like a son) Borgeson Martin and the late of Harvard; sister, Gerda Romano; Nellie (nee Butler) passed away Nephew, David Olney (children, Ian peacefully May 27, 2014, in Elk and Christian); Niece, Heidi DeStalo Grove. Ray was a 1939 graduate of III (children, Christopher and the University of Notre Dame, Jennifer (children, Edward and earning a degree in civil Evalyn); Niece, Lisa Olney (son engineering. He enjoyed a long Sean). career as a sales engineer for Gert was preceded in death by his Indiana General Corp. He was proud father, Gerhardt Diedrich and his to have served as an engineer in the mother, Elsie Staniec. US Army stationed in Italy during A memorial service and interment WWII. Ray was a devotee and is planned for a later date at St. season ticket holder of the Lyric Mary's Catholic cemetery Dewitt, Opera and the Chicago Symphony NY. Orchestra. For those wishing to send an Ray was the adoring husband of expression of condolence, the 12 years to the late Dottie (nee family suggests memorials to Beiker); loving father of the late JourneyCare Foundation 405 Lake Joey; he was preceded in death by Zurich Rd. Barrington,IL 60010. We his seven brothers and sisters he cannot say thank you enough to the was the kind brother-in-law and the Diamond Team for everything they dear "Uncle Ray" to many nieces did and their continuing support. and nephews. A warm friend to all, Arrangements made through he will be missed by all those McHenry County Burial and whose lives he touched. Cremation Society Funeral services will be held
Saturday, May 31 beginning with a lying in state visitation at 9:00 am until time of funeral mass at 10:00 am at St. Hubert Catholic Church, 729 Grand Canyon St., Hoffman Estates. Family and friends will then gather again for visitation Monday, June 2 from 9:00 - 11:00 am at Bartholomew Funeral Home, 102 Monroe St., Valparaiso, IN proceeding to interment at St. Paul Catholic Cemetery in Valparaiso. Arrangements entrusted to Michaels Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Schaumburg. For information please call 847-8912900 or to sign the virtualguestbook please visit http://www.michaelsfunerals.com
ALICE PEARL KRIEGERMEIER Born: May 1, 1926; in Centerville, IA Died: May 26, 2014; in Genoa City, WI Alice Pearl (Conn) Kriegermeier, age 88, of Woodstock, passed away Monday, May 26, 2014, at Burr Oak Manor in Genoa City, WI. Alice was born May 1, 1926, in Centerville, IA, the fifth of seven children of Harold and Annie (Fisher) Conn. She grew up in Centerville, IA. Alice played on the girls basketball team at Centerville High School and after graduation worked as a secretary at Wright Air Force Base in Dayton, OH. Alice married Bud Kriegermeier on June 28, 1945, in Kansas City, MO. They lived in Runnells, IA, Newton, IA, Centerville, IA, Des Plaines, IL Unionville, IA, and finally, Woodstock, IL. Alice was a member of the Unionville (Iowa) Baptist Church. Alice is survived by her sons, Stuart (Linda), Barry (Pat) and Steve (Elisabeth); her seven grandchildren, Stuart Kriegermeier Jr. of Chicago, Eric (Kristy Poteete) Kriegermeier of Geneva, Brynne (Christian) Sutton of Houston, TX, Ross Kriegermeier of Woodstock, Stephanie Kriegermeier of Schaumburg, Dr. Alyssa (Daniel Tobon) Kriegermeier of Chicago and Mike Kriegermeier of Chicago; her seven great-grandchildren, John, Pete, Kate and Tom Sutton of Houston, Thaís and Thalía Kriegermeier of Geneva, and Ria Kriegermeier Pride of Schaumburg; and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Leonard Conn, Lester Conn, Elton "Pedro" Conn, Ole Conn; and two sisters, Helen Kinnamon and Georgianna Whaley. Alice worked for General Tire Company in Des Plaines, IL and sold insurance for Banker's Life in Ottumwa, IA. The visitation will be from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 31 with a memorial service at 2:00 p.m. at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E. Terra Cotta Ave. (Route 176), Crystal Lake. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to a charity of your choice in Alice's name. To send online condolences to Alice's family, visit www.davenportfamily.com. For information, call the funeral home at 815-459-3411.
FRANK J. SCHMUCK Born: April 24, 1954; in Austria Died: May 23, 2014; in Woodstock Frank J. Schmuck, age 60, of Woodstock, died May 23, 2014, at Centegra Hospital Woodstock surrounded by his loving family. Frank was born on April 24, 1954, in Austria, to Nicholaus & Maria Schmuck. He came with his family to the U.S. at age 3. He married Valerie Wahl on November 30, 1974 in Woodstock. Frank was co-owner of Service First In Transportation in Woodstock with his wife Valerie. Frank would walk into a room and would be an instant friend to everyone. His sense of humor would make every laugh and his smile would light up a room. He was a family man whom loved to spend time with his family. He was a very caring fun hardworking man. He loved playing guitar, music, being outdoors, gardening, horseback riding, scuba diving and had a very special love for animals. Survivors include his wife, Valerie Schmuck of almost 40 years; and two daughters, Jennifer (Robert) Feller and Angela Schmuck all of Woodstock. He is also survived by his two grandkids, Katelyn and Conner Feller who were the loves of his life; two sisters, Mary (Erv) Mellert Prospect Hts and Helene (Joe) Litz Prairie View; and many
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w; y nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Nicholaus & Maria Schmuck; and 2 brothers, Paul Schmuck and Joseph Schmuck. Visitation will be at St. Mary's Church – St. Joseph Center, 312 Lincoln Ave., Woodstock on Saturday May 31, 2014 from 9:30 to 11:00 am, and Prayer Service from 11:00 to 11:30 am. Refreshments will be served following the Prayer Service at the home of Jennifer & Robert Feller. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the family, St. Mary's Church or Hospice. A special thank you to Dr. Mohit Arora for his exceptional care throughout his illness. Frank (Opa) will be greatly missed but always remembered and loved.
PATRICIA A. SENSABAUGH Patricia A. Sensabaugh, age 63, of McHenry, passed away on Monday May 26, 2014 in McHenry. Arrangements pending at Colonial Funeral Home & Crematory. For info call 815-385-0063.
BEATRICE L. STEFFEN Born: Nov. 29, 1927; in Chicago Died: May 27, 2014; in Holland, MI Beatrice L. Steffen, age 86, of Holland, MI, and formerly of Chicago, passed away May 27, 2014 in Holland. She was born November 29, 1927, in Chicago to Edwin and Lucille (Tapp) Beaucock. On August 28, 1948 she married George Steffen Sr. In 1992 she and her husband moved to Holland from Chicago. She is survived by her children, George (Julie) Steffen II and Ron (Bonnie) Steffen; her grandchildren, Lauren and Justin; and her brother, Robert Beaucock. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Sr.; her parents; and her sister, Janice Rothchild. Visitation will be from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on Saturday, May 31 at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. The service will be at 11:00 am. Interment will be private at Acacia Park Cemetery. For information call the funeral home at 815-459-1760. Online condolences may be made at www.querhammerandflagg.com.
RUTH EMMA WOLTMAN STRUBING Born: Sept. 13, 1916; in McHenry Died: May 22, 2014; in Janesville, WI Ruth Emma Woltman Strubing, age 97, of Delavan, WI passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Janesville, WI. She was born September 13, 1916, in McHenry, IL the daughter of A. E. & Lucille Barbara (Gutzwiler) Nye, the youngest of three children. While attending nursing school at St. Theresa Hospital in Waukegan, IL she married Bernard Nelson Woltman in Chicago in 1938. They had two daughters, Ruth Ann (Norman) Cook and Louise May Czaja. Bernard preceded her in death in 1978. In 1981 she married Emil Strubing of Harvard, IL. After Emil's death in 2002 she spent her later years at Ridgestone Village in Delavan, WI. She is survived by her two daughters; and five grandchildren, David L. (Ann) Cook, Russell R. Cook, and Linda L. (Cook) Pappas all residing in California and William B. (Carol) Czaja of Rochester, WI and Laurie (Kenneth) Walker of Walworth, WI; and numerous great & great grand children; nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Fontana, WI. Friends may visit with the family for one hour prior to the Funeral Mass at the Church. She will be interred at St. Joseph Cemetery in Harvard, IL. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Jude Church in Wofford Heights, CA on June 2, 2014. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Toynton Walworth Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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8FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS Ruth S. Arnold: The memorial celebration of life will be Saturday, May 31, at Christ of the Hills Methodist Church in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas. Joan D. Bengtson: The celebration of life will be at 6 p.m. Friday, May 30, at First Congregational Church in Crystal Lake. Jonetta Beresford: Friends may call from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 1, at Defiore-Jorgensen Funeral Home, 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley. Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 at the church before the funeral Mass celebration. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 2, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntley. Burial will be in River Valley Memorial Garden Cemetery in Elgin. For information, call the funeral home at 847-515-8772. Gertrude E. Diederich: The visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 29, at the Wonder Lake Bible Church, 7501 Howe Road, Wonder Lake. The funeral service will be at 7 p.m. at the church. The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 30, at Memorial Park Cemetery, Woodstock. Internment will be Friday, May 30, in McHenry County Memorial Park, Woodstock. For information, call the funeral home at 815-728-0233. Gordon H. Jacobsen: The visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 31, at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home, 107 W. Sumner St., Harvard. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Long Prairie Cemetery in Capron. For information, call the funeral home at 815-943-5400. Muriel Jannotta: The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 31, at St. Paul Episcopal Church in McHenry. The memorial visitation will be at noon in the Church Fellowship Hall. BJ Jones: The celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at her Woodstock home. For information, call 815-338-6352. Raymond A. Kane: The visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. funeral Mass celebration Saturday, May 31, at St. Hubert Catholic Church, 729 Grand Canyon St., Hoffman Estates. Family and friends will gather for another visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, June 2, at Bartholomew Funeral Home, 102 Monroe St., Valparaiso, Indiana, proceeding to interment in St. Paul Catholic Cemetery in Valparaiso. For information, call 847-891-2900. Alice Pearl Kriegermeier: The visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 31, with a memorial service at 2 p.m. at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E. Terra Cotta Ave. (Route 176), Crystal Lake. For information, call the funeral home at 815-459-3411. Eric D. Mansfield: The visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the noon
celebration of life Saturday, May 31, at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville. A private inurnment will be in Ridgewood Cemetery in Des Plaines. Wanda J. Olszynski: Lying in repose from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, May 29, at St. Margaret Mary Church in Algonquin, with Mass celebration following at 10 a.m. Burial will be in All Saints Mausoleum. For information, call Willow Funeral Home at 847-458-1700. Gayle Hicks Ritsos: The visitation will be from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 29, at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E. Terra Cotta Ave. (Route 176), Crystal Lake. A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 30, at Windridge Memorial Park, Cary. For information, call the funeral home at 815-459-3411. Nick Samaras: The graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 31, in Memorial Park Cemetery, 9900 Gross Point Road, Skokie. Frank J. Schmuck: The visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 31, at St. Mary’s Church – St. Joseph Center, 312 Lincoln Ave., Woodstock. The prayer service will be from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Refreshments will be served following the prayer service at the home of Jennifer and Robert Feller. Beatrice L. Steffen: The visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday, May 31, at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Interment will be private in Acacia Park Cemetery. For information, call the funeral home at 815459-1760. Ruth Emma Woltman Strubing: The visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral Mass celebration Wednesday, June 4, at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Fontana, Wisconsin. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Harvard. A memorial Mass will be celebrated June 2 at St. Jude Church in Wofford Heights, California. George B. Tourville: The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 29, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry. The visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until closing prayers at 10:20 a.m. Friday, May 30, at the funeral home. The funeral Mass celebration will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Church in McHenry. Entombment will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Alsip. For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. Mabel Arlene White: The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 31, at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church. For information, call Colonial Funeral Home and Crematory at 815-385-0063.
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Spain’s goalkeeper Iker Casillas (center) holds up the World Cup trophy with team members as they celebrate their 2010 victory. Winning the soccer World Cup can bring instant rewards to that country’s stock market investors. But they better be quick as the post-victory rally doesn’t last long.
Instant confidence Lifting World Cup can boost country’s stock market By PAN PYLAS The Associated Press LONDON – Winning the soccer World Cup can bring instant rewards to that country’s stock market investors. But they better be quick as the post-victory rally doesn’t last long. That’s the conclusion of investment bank Goldman Sachs, which published a wide-ranging report on the World Cup and its economic impact. Goldman Sachs analysts found “a clear pattern of outperformance by the winning team in the weeks after the World Cup final.” On average, the victorious country’s stocks outperform the global market by 3.5 percent in the first month, the investment bank’s strategy team said. The conclusions are based on statistics since 1974, when West Germany beat the Netherlands, and appear to be fairly consistent over time. Only Brazil failed to outperform after its win in 2002, largely because the football-mad nation was consumed by recession and a currency crisis. “In the absence of a severe eco-
nomic crisis, the winner tends to enjoy the spoils of success in the markets for a brief period at least,” Peter Oppenheimer, Goldman Sachs’ chief global equity strategist, said in the report published late Tuesday. A notable exception was Spain, whose stock market rallied 5.7 percent in the month after the national team won in 2010 its first World Cup – even though the country, along with many of its peers in Europe, was in the midst of an economic and financial crisis. Investors should be careful, however, not to think that such euphoria will yield longer-lasting gains. “Sentiment can only take you so far, in markets at least – the winning nation doesn’t tend to hold onto its gains and, on average, sees its stock market underperform by around 4 percent over the year following the final,” Oppenheimer said. “The message seems to be: Enjoy the gains while they last.” For the country that loses the final, Goldman Sachs found a more modest outperformance of 2 percent in the first month as the runners-up
“seem to experience a post-final bout of the blues.” However, Goldman Sachs found that figure is heavily skewed by the fact that Argentina enjoyed a 33 percent outperformance in the month after it lost the 1990 World Cup final to Germany as it was recovering from a prior stock market collapse and currency devaluation. Aside from this, Goldman Sachs found that seven of the nine losing finalists underperformed by 1.4 percent. “Interestingly, the poor performance doesn’t stop there,” Oppenheimer said. “Most of the World Cup runners-up have seen their stock markets continue to underperform, with an average relative fall of 5.6 percent over the first three months. Oppenheimer said the “ultimate goal” is to win the trophy and host the tournament as there’s a 2.7 percent outperformance on that front in the first month after the event. That’s certainly the goal for Brazil, this year’s host and one of the favorites. The 32-country World Cup kicks off on June 12.
U.S. business leaders assess Cuba business climate By PETER ORSI The Associated Press HAVANA – The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce toured an auto repair cooperative and talked with newly minted private entrepreneurs Wednesday as part of the first American trade mission of its kind to Cuba in 15 years. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue led a baker’s dozen of U.S. business figures to assess the island’s changed business climate under economic reforms that have included an expansion of the tiny private sector, the decentralization of state-run enterprises and a drive to lure badly needed foreign investment. “We’re very pleased to be here,” Donohue said. “We’re learning a lot about the changes taking place in Cuba.” Washington and Havana have not had formal diplomatic relations since the early 1960s, and the United States maintains a 52-year-old trade embargo against the Communist-run country. Cuba buys some U.S. food and agricultural goods under an exception to the sanctions, but in recent years has increasingly turned to other countries that don’t require cash upfront. From a high of $962 million in 2008, U.S. sales to the island fell to $509 million in 2012, the most recent year for which official figures are available. Cuba’s calculation is believed to be higher than the simple dollar value of the imports, apparently factoring in embargo-related losses due to unfavorable credit terms, currency exchanges and shipping complications. Chamber officials said the goal of the trip was to explore not only trade possibilities allowed under the current rules but also opportunities in a post-embargo future.
LAKE IN THE HILLS – A free workshop for estate planners, accountants and certified financial advisers will be from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. June 10 at Boulder Ridge Country Club, 350 Boulder Drive, Lake in the Hills. The event is sponsored by the McHenry County Community Foundation. Continuing education credit will be provided by Exemplar Financial Network. Breakfast will be provided. Presenter James Provenza, a certified public accountant and president of James C. Provenza PC, will discuss “Estate and Gift Planning One Year after ATRA.” The presentation will focus on the dramatic falloff in the use of wills and trusts, what happened and why, and how gift planners can respond, including some case studies. To attend, RSVP to Meg LaMonica at 815-338-4483 or email@example.com by June 5.
MCC to offer OSHA training course McHENRY – McHenry County College is accepting registrations for the “OSHA 30-Hour in General Industry” class that takes place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 16, 18, 23 and 25. The course is facilitated by Safety First NA Inc. and is designed to provide detailed coverage of OSHA’s general industry standards, requirements and employer’s responsibility to provide employees a safe and healthful workplace. The course is designed for safety and health personnel, supervisors and those with safety and health responsibilities. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a course certificate and an OSHA general industry 30-hour course completion card from the Department of Labor. The course fee is $429, which includes materials. Participants can register using course ID: NTE S68 004. Classes take place at the McHenry County College Shah Center, 4100 W. Shamrock Lane, McHenry. To register, call 815-4558588. For information, contact the Workforce Training Program at 815-455-8593 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Donohue, who has been president of the Chamber since 1997 and last visited the island in 1999, said today’s Cuba is “fundamentally different in terms of the number of people that are operating under the private system ... not working for the government.” The trip was criticized by some back home, including Sen. Robert Menendez, a Cuban-American Democrat from New Jersey who sent a letter to the Chamber expressing concerns about strengthening trade ties to Cuba. He alleged that several foreign businesspeople jailed alongside dozens of islanders as part of a crackdown on corruption were imprisoned “without justification,” and accused Havana of violating international labor standards and oppressing fundamental human rights.
NEW YORK – A prominent proxy advisory firm has recommended that Target shareholders vote out seven of its 10 board members after a massive pre-Christmas data breach. Institutional Shareholder Services on Wednesday targeted those members who serve on the company’s audit and corporate responsibility committee. Included on that list are Anne Mulcahy, former chairwoman and CEO at Xerox, and James A. Johnson, who was once the CEO at Fannie Mae. ISS also recommended that shareholders should vote to separate the roles of chairman and chief executive. The data theft, which led to the breach of millions of debit and credit-card accounts, has cut into profits and sales at the nation’s third-largest retailer. Target, based in Minneapolis, cut its annual profit outlook last week after a 16 percent decline in first-quarter earnings. That followed a 46 percent drop in fourth-quarter profits. The board fired CEO Gregg Steinhafel in early May. The company’s chief financial officer John Mulligan is acting CEO, but Target is still searching for a new leader. The company’s chief information officer Beth Jacobs abruptly resigned in March.
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas Donohue (second left) talks with the news media before a meeting with Cuba’s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez in Havana, Cuba. A U.S. Chamber of Commerce Delegation arrived in Cuba on Wednesday to explore the country’s business climate. At the Havana auto body shop, which 10 months ago was converted from a state-run business to an autonomous cooperative, masked workers sanded car hoods and fenders to prepare them for fresh paint jobs as the visitors got a guided tour. “This new model of association gives you the freedom of self-management, which allows us to do more and make decisions about our resources,” co-op president Marcelo Gonzalez said. “Productivity has greatly increased.” Cuban officials say cooperatives are a key element of their drive to boost efficiency without abandoning entirely the socialist principles that have guided the economy for more than a half-century. About 450 non-agricultural cooperatives are currently in operation and some 455,000 Cubans own or are employed by private small businesses, according to government figures.
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Spruce up your finances with some spring cleaning Mention spring cleaning to most people and they immediately think of a vacuum cleaner, dust cloth and furniture polish and, for the really ambitious, a pail, spray bottle and squeegee for window washing. Cleaning up finances can be even more rewarding and is guaranteed to last longer than dusting. The real payoff is that future financial hassles can be avoided by just a few simple steps, and if you are the typical busy worker, homemaker or retiree, time is a valuable commodity. • Clean up your credit report: Review your credit report, which is free at www.annualcreditreport. com. Three major credit bureaus – Experian, Equifax and TransUnion – keep track of your credit card accounts, mortgages, loans and other pertinent facts about your finances. Although each may keep substantially the same information on file, the way credit lines and derogatory
Cargill and Amway visit • CUBA Continued from page B4 “Such conditions hardly seem an attractive opportunity for any responsible business leader,” Menendez said. The Chamber group was meeting privately with smallbusiness owners later in the day and paying a visit to Energas SA, a joint concern between the Cuban government and Canada’s Sherritt that operates several gas-powered electrical plants on the island’s northern coast. The delegation included top executives from Minnesota agribusiness giant Cargill and Alticor, the Michigan-based parent company of the directsales business Amway. Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez and Foreign Commerce Minister Rodrigo Malmierca Diaz greeted the group after it arrived Tuesday.
MONEY MATTERS Virginia Peschke items are presented may differ. A careful review of your reports is strongly advised on an annual basis. Access all three reports at once or one at a time over the course of the year to see your progress in ensuring good credit. The most common score is the Fair Isaac score, known as FICO. Information about your credit and loan history, including amounts and payment history is used extensively by potential lenders to evaluate your credit worthiness, so, if you find false negative items or mistakes, you should file a dispute with the credit bureaus to have them corrected or removed. • Clean up bad credit: Fixing bad credit is all about starting to pay bills on time, budgeting and using
credit wisely. At the first sign of a late or missed payment, inform creditors of your present situation and how you plan to resolve your financial problems. If you have a good payment history, you may be able to negotiate your next payment. Pay down the credit cards and loans with the highest interest rates first. If you can’t pay off your monthly credit-card balance in full, at least pay more than the minimum while you work off the debt. • Eliminate old paperwork: Shred ATM receipts and bank deposits after they appear on bank statements. Shred pay stubs after matching them with your year-end statement. Properly disposing of these can help prevent identity theft. Shred your utility statements after you’ve paid them. If your credit-card statements are accurate and you have paid them, you can shred them, too. However, you may want to retain statements showing big-ticket purchases. They could
be useful for insurance or warranty proof purposes. To prevent identity theft, use a paper shredder, available at your local office supply store and check with your local bank to see whether they offer free shredding throughout the year. • Go paperless: Cut down on paperwork by opting for electronic bills to be sent to your password-protected email. Decreasing the number of paper bills sent to your home can help fight identity theft, which is the nation’s fastest-growing crime. About 19 people become new victims every minute. Keep your passwords safe and your online bill-payment method secure. Call Equifax at 1-800685-1111, Experian at 1-800-397-3742, TransUnion at 1-800-888-4213 and the Federal Trade Commission at 1-877438-4338, if you think your identity has been stolen. • Organize records in a simple file: Keeping records properly filed can save you time and money. Harris
Google building car with no steering wheel By JUSTIN PRITCHARD The Associated Press LOS ANGELES – Google will build a car without a steering wheel. It doesn’t need one because it drives itself. The two-seater won’t be sold publicly, but Google said Tuesday it hopes by this time next year, 100 prototypes will be on public roads. Though not driving very quickly – the top speed would be 25 mph. The cars are a natural next step for Google, which already has driven hundreds of thousands of miles in California with Lexus SUVs and Toyota Priuses outfitted with a combination of sensors and computers. Those cars have Googleemployed “safety drivers” behind the wheel in case of emergency. The new cars would eliminate the driver from the task of driving. No steering wheel, no
Interactive, a market research firm found that 23 percent of adults say they pay bills late – and thus incur fees – because they lose the bills. In addition to substantial late fees, misplacing bills could potentially lower your credit score. • Decrease the plastic in your wallet: Limit the number of credit cards you own and carry. Use just one card if you can and pay the balance on time. Carefully read your monthly statements to make sure the charges are accurate. Use the phone number listed by the item charged to dispute the charge. If the entity named refuses to remove the charge, contact the credit-card company to take action. Don’t hesitate to contact your creditors to ask for lower rates on cards on which you have made regular payments.
• Virginia Peschke is executive director of Consumer Credit Counseling Service of McHenry County.
U.S. bank earnings decline 7.7 percent in first quarter By MARCY GORDON The Associated Press
This image provided by Google shows a very early version of Google’s prototype self-driving car. brake and gas pedals. Instead, buttons for go and stop. “It reminded me of catching a chairlift by yourself, a bit of solitude I found really enjoyable,” Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google, told a Southern California tech conference Tuesday evening of his first ride, according to a transcript.
The electric-powered car is compact and bubbleshaped – something that might move people around a corporate campus or congested downtown. Google is unlikely to go deeply into auto manufacturing. In unveiling the prototype, the company emphasized partnering with other firms.
WASHINGTON – U.S. banks’ earnings declined 7.7 percent in the January-March quarter from a year earlier, as higher interest rates dampened demand for mortgage refinancing and reduced banks’ revenue from the mortgage business. The data issued Wednesday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. highlighted the impact of the increase in interest rates that occurred in the spring of 2013. It was only the second time in the past 19 quarters that the banking industry, which has been recovering from the financial crisis, posted a decline in net income from the year-earlier quarter. The FDIC reported that the banking industry earned $37.2 billion in the first quarter of
this year, down from $40.3 billion in the same period in 2013. It was the first time since the third quarter of 2013 that banks marked a year-overyear profit decline – and that was the first decline since the spring of 2009, when the country still was mired in the Great Recession. The latest report also showed the number of banks on the FDIC’s problem list fell to 411 in the first quarter from 467 in the fourth quarter of last year. Despite recent declines, long-term mortgage rates still are nearly a full percentage point above record lows reached about a year ago. The increase over the year was driven in part by speculation that the Federal Reserve would reduce its bond purchases, which have helped keep long-term interest rates low.
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CONFERENCE FINAL GAME 15
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KINGS LEAD SERIES, 3-2
LIGHTNING BOLT FROM ‘ZUS’ Handzus’ goal in 2nd OT saves Hawks, forces Game 6
The Blackhawks’ Michal Handzus (left) celebrates his game-winning goal in the second overtime with Patrick Kane Wednesday night at the United Center. AP photo
GAME 5 GLANCE
GAME-WINNING GOAL Michal Handzus, second OT
GAME 1: HAWKS 3, KINGS 1
Busy day of prep playoffs
GAME 2: KINGS 6, HAWKS 2 BLACKHAWKS SCORERS Brent Seabrook, first period Johnny Oduya, first period Brandon Saad, first period Ben Smith, third period Michal Handzus, second OT KINGS SCORERS Jarret Stoll, first period Marian Gaborik, first period Dustin Brown, second period Tanner Pearson, second period TWEET OF THE GAME Michal Handzus? Michal Handzus. Keep your Friday night clear, #Blackhawks fan. This season isn’t over. – Tom Musick, @tcmusick
GAME 3: KINGS 4, HAWKS 3 GAME 4: KINGS 5, HAWKS 2 GAME 5: HAWKS 5, KINGS 4 (2OT) Kings lead series, 3-2
HOLD THE HANDSHAKES Blackhawks fans didn’t want to see a handshake line, and they got their wish when Michal Handzus’ goal in the second overtime extended the Western Conference final to a sixth game. PAGE C5
GAME 6 @ KINGS 8 p.m. Friday, NBCSN GAME 7 @ HAWKS* 7 p.m. Sunday, NBCSN * – if necessary
Erin Ginsberg of Prairie Ridge (right) battles Carly Hoke of Lake Forest for the ball during a Class 2A Grayslake North Sectional semifinal Wednesday in Grayslake. Prairie Ridge lost, 2-0. For complete coverage of all of Wednesday’s local prep playoff action, see pages C2 and C3. Joe Shuman for Shaw Media
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KISHWAUKEE RIVER CONFERENCE
Genoa-Kingston rejects invitation, plans to stay in BNC By NORTHWEST HERALD A day after principals representing schools that will form the Kishwaukee River Conference announced they had contacted three schools with invitations to join, the group has received its first rejection letter. Genoa-Kingston released a statement Wednesday morning, stating it had received an invitation to join the KRC, but that it was planning to remain in the Big Northern Conference. G-K was one of the three schools con-
tacted along with Richmond-Burton and Johnsburg. R-B principal Tom Lind and Johnsburg principal Kevin Shelton did not immediately respond to phone calls and emails regarding their schools’ response Wednesday. “After careful considerations dating back to this past fall, Genoa-Kingston High School will stay in the Big Northern Conference,” G-K principal Brett McPherson wrote in a statement issued by the school. “Our top priorities are the GK students and the GK
community, and we feel the BNC is the best fit for them. We respect the decision of the 3 schools leaving the BNC and look forward to a continued positive relationship with those schools.” As it stands, Woodstock, Woodstock North, Harvard, Burlington Central and Marengo remain the five schools committed to joining the KRC starting in the fall of 2015. Conferences typically require a two-year notice that a school is leaving. The Woodstock schools will be the
smallest in the FVC next year when Johnsburg leaves to re-join the BNC. They felt they were at a competitive disadvantage and searched for other options. Burlington, Harvard and Marengo, citing consistent issues with long travel for competition, liked the idea of joining Woodstock and Woodstock North, even if the KRC starts as a fiveteam league. That would leave those schools with a glut of nonconference dates to fill, but they felt that was better than all the travel.
BASEBALL: CLASS 4A DEKALB REGIONAL
McHenry hires boys assistant Niemic
Sullivan’s triple lifts Huntley in semifinal
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By JEFF ARNOLD firstname.lastname@example.org DeKALB – If his calculations were correct, Matt Sullivan figured that the first pitch he saw when he stepped to the plate in the fifth inning was going be an off-speed offering. The Huntley junior shortstop spent much of Wednesday’s Class 4A DeKalb Regional semifinal studying Larkin starter Jack McCracken. For the most part, the first pitch McCracken threw to Red Raiders hitters was anything but a fastball. So, with the game scoreless and the bases loaded, Sullivan attacked a McCracken curveball and laced it down the right field line. Sullivan’s threerun triple did the majority of the damage in Huntley’s 4-0 win that advanced the Red Raiders to Saturday’s 10 a.m. regional championship game against either Dundee-Crown or DeKalb. The Chargers and Barbs face one another in a regional semifinal Thursday in DeKalb. Huntley (25-7-1) moved on despite only four hits, making the most of a stellar outing by Eric Luecht and plenty of defensive help. “I thought for two-thirds of the game we played well and then we broke it open,” Huntley coach Andy Jakubowski said. “It takes three components (pitching, defense and hitting) and we lagged a little bit hitting-wise, but we were able to capitalize on a mistake and go from there.” Huntley took advantage of a pair of Larkin errors in the fifth inning. The second came on a ground ball that appeared destined for an inning-ending double play. But instead, a botched fielding effort loaded the bases, bringing Sullivan to the plate. Even though the Red Raiders had managed only one hit to that point, Sullivan knew he had a chance to get Huntley going. And he knew what was getting. So when McCracken threw a curveball low and away, Sullivan went after it. “I wasn’t trying to do too much, but I saw my pitch and I just went with it,” Sullivan said. Once in the air, the ball moved away from Larkin right fielder Jonathan Avila and ended up dusting up the chalk of the foul line before rolling into the corner. “I was watching it,” Sullivan said. “The wind took it and I was getting a little nervous rounding first base.” In the Huntley dugout, Luecht saw the ball land in fair territory, clearing the bases. Mark Skonieczny followed with an RBI sacrifice fly that pushed the Red Raiders’ lead to 4-0, giving Luecht plenty to work with. Luecht, who benefited from a handful of sparkling plays and two pick-offs by Skonieczny, took it from there. The senior ace allowed only three hits in the complete-game victory, striking out five. “Eventually, I knew we were going to come around (offensively) because we don’t give up,” Luecht said. “(Sullivan’s triple) was a big weight off the shoulders. It took a little while, but it was awesome when that happened.”
Scoreboard Monday’s game Larkin 4, Rockford Jefferson 0 Wednesday’s semifinal Huntley 4, Larkin 0 Thursday’s semifinal (2) Dundee-Crown vs. (3) DeKalb, 4 p.m. Saturday’s championship (1) Huntley vs. Dundee-Crown or DeKalb, 10 a.m.
Harvard voted unanimously to join the conference at its May 21 meeting with athletic director Matt Rife, adding “there are other schools that have already expressed interest” along with acknowledging that the conference will need six members to have an automatic playoff bid in football. The KRC members hope at least one of the two remaining invitees becomes a founding member by Aug. 1. The letter in the email was signed by the principals of the five schools.
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Prairie Ridge’s Shannon Patinella (left) prepares to kick the ball under pressure from Lake Forest’s Carly Hoke on Wednesday in a Grayslake North Sectional semifinal. Prairie Ridge lost, 2-0.
GIRLS SOCCER: CLASS 2A GRAYSLAKE NORTH SECTIONAL
Lake Forest tops PR to reach final By TIM SIECK
email@example.com GRAYSLAKE – Prairie Ridge entered Wednesday’s sectional semifinal with a daunting task, trying to defeat a Lake Forest team that was the top seed in the sectional and had won its previous two regional matches by a combined 19 goals. The Wolves put forth a valiant effort, but fell short as Lake Forest will move on after a 2-0 victory in the first semifinal of the Class 2A Grayslake North Sectional. A fast start would be key to any hopes of a Prairie Ridge (13-7-1) upset and the Wolves came out ready to play. Prairie Ridge controlled the tempo most of the half and the Wolves physicality seemed to disrupt what Lake Forest (15-6-1) wanted to do. “Defensively, we did what we needed to do,” Wolves coach JC Brown said. “I’m really proud of how we defended and against a team like Lake Forest you have to play great defense to have any chance of winning.” The first half finished scoreless, but things would pick up in the second half. Lake Forest had great back-to-back scoring chances off corner kicks just 70 seconds apart, but both shots were stymied by Wolves keeper Brooke Laibly. The match remained scoreless until the 60-minute mark when Lake Forest was able to convert on a corner kick. Lucy Edwards took the feed from Paige Bourne
Wednesday’s semifinals Lake Forest 2, Praire Ridge 0 St. Viator 1, Deerfield 0 Friday’s championship Lake Forest vs St. Viator, 6:30 p.m. to put the Scouts up 1-0. Lake Forest had two great scoring chance at the 64- and 65-minute mark, but two great saves by Laibly kept the score 1-0. The Scouts put the game out of reach with nine minutes remaining on a goal from Bailey Ehrens. Although they were successful on their corner kicks Wednesday, this was an area Lake Forest struggled in most of the season. “We practice corner kicks so much, but have been so bad at scoring off them,” Scouts coach Ty Stuckslager said. “It was nice to finally convert on one. I’m proud of how we played against a very good Prairie Ridge team.” In their season finale, Wolves coach JC Brown gave all the credit to the opposition. “This was the best defensive team we played against all season,” Brown said. “We had a tough time adjusting and in the second half they seemed to want it more. They are a good team that deserves to keep playing for a long time.”
As Rob Niemic sees it, basketball is basketball and athletes are athletes. Niemic, an assistant for McHenry’s boys basketball varsity team the past six seasons, has been hired to take over as the school’s girls Rob coach after Niemic recently being approved by the District 156 school board. Niemic replaces Scott Morris, who resigned after seven seasons as coach. Niemic has taught U.S. history and other social studies classes since he came to McHenry West Campus in 2006. “When I found out, I talked to the returning varsity kids and every single one of them was excited and wanted to work,” Niemic said. “It’s all about wanting to be pushed. Their reaction was very positive and made me more excited about working toward it.” Niemic, a 2001 Crystal Lake South graduate, was a Northwest Herald All-Area first-team selection that year, leading the area in scoring at 20 points a game. He played at NAIA Hastings (Nebraska) College and has worked as an assistant coach in football and baseball, as well as basketball at McHenry. Niemic’s first basketball coaching job with the Warriors was as girls sophomore coach in 2007. “He’s so prepared and we’re not going to get anyone who gives more time to the game than Rob,” McHenry athletic director Barry Burmeister said. “It’s nice to have one of your own who comes in and knocks it out of the park on his interview. He’s definitely the person to take it to the next level.” Niemic was McHenry’s boys head sophomore coach in 2008, then assisted with boys varsity head coach Tim Paddock for the past six seasons.
8INSIDE GIRLS SOCCER Athlete of the Week ALEXIS MORALES McHenry, sr. Morales has been one of McHenry’s top performers all season. The midfielder showed that Friday when she scored with 54.7 seconds left against CaryGrove in the Class 3A C-G Regional championship match to break a scoreless tie and give the Warriors a 1-0 victory. – Chris Casey
Boylan uses late rally to nip Marengo NORTHWEST HERALD BELVIDERE – Season-ending losses do not come much harder than the one Marengo suffered at the hands of Boylan on Wednesday. Top-seeded Boylan (26-5) scored twice in the bottom of the seventh, off a bases-loaded walk and a passed ball, to beat the No. 4 Indians, 2-1, in their Class 3A Belvidere North Regional semifinal baseball game. Ethan Walsweer pitched a complete game for Marengo and allowed two hits. “I’m not going to lie, it was really tough,” Marengo coach Josh Maas said. “Ethan threw really well. They didn’t hit a ball hard until the double in the seventh inning. It was frustrating.” Marengo(11-15)scoreditsrun in the third on Erik Kurczewski’s RBI single.
SOFTBALL Huntley 9, Rockford East 0: At Huntley, Kateri Conklin struck out 12 in a one-hit shutout win for the Red Raiders in the semifinals of the Class 4A Huntley Regional. Megan Larson hit two home runs and drove in four runs for No. 2 seeded Huntley (2016) which will face No. 1 seed DeKalb in the regional final at 10 a.m. Saturday. Wauconda 9, Johnsburg 1: At Elmwood Park, the Skyhawks managed just four hits in a Class 3A Elmwood Park Regional semifinal loss. Kayla Wedl struck out 15 for the Bulldogs (26-8).
GIRLS SOCCER: CLASS 3A ROCKFORD AUBURN SECTIONAL
Offense clicks for Huntley when it matters By CHRIS CASEY firstname.lastname@example.org ROCKFORD – The Huntley girls soccer team was one of the conference favorites coming into this season, but after the Red Raiders lost a couple of close matches and fell out of that race, they decided the playoffs would be a good time to make up for it. Huntley scored plenty Wednesday night in a Class 3A Rockford Auburn Sectional semifinal to beat McHenry, 5-0. “We feel like we were a little underestimated coming into the playoffs because of some of those early losses,” sophomore Taryn Jakubowski said. “We got the early goal, and it gave us the early mo-
Scoreboard Tuesday’s semifinal Harlem 3, South Elgin 0 Wednesday’s semifinal Huntley 5, McHenry 0 Friday’s championship Harlem vs. Huntley, 5 p.m.
mentum, which we were able to use to our advantage.” Huntley (18-6) got on the board two minutes into the match when defender Rachel Zobott found the end of a Katie Costantino corner kick and headed it in. Jakubowski added a goal with 12 minutes remaining in the half to give Huntley a 2-0 lead heading into
halftime. “Early goals help us a lot,” Huntley coach Kris Grabner said. “It’s something we’ve talked about and we got important contributions from each and every girl tonight.” It has been no secret that the Warriors’ (14-8) success has relied heavily on seniors Avalon Senn-Raemont and Alexis Morales. Huntley knew going in that it would have to shut down those two to be successful. “We man marked them both for the entire game,” Zobott said. “We knew if they constantly has someone on them, it would make it tough for them to make plays and create scoring chances.” The one time Huntley did lose Senn-Raemont, Morales found her
with a ball over the top of the Red Raiders’ defense. Senn-Raemont was in alone on goalkeeper Jessica Galason and slid the ball past her but just wide of the post. “They are really good defensively,” Senn-Raemont said. “We didn’t have our best game on a night where we needed to.” Jakubowski assisted on two goals in the second half. The first, with 24 minutes remaining, to Costantino and second, shortly after, to Alyssa Kaufman. Deanna Hecht added the last goal for Huntley with just more than five minutes remaining. The Red Raiders will face Harlem in the sectional final at 5 p.m. Friday.
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BOYS TENNIS: STATE PREVIEW
Tough opening matches scheduled for many locals By ROB SMITH email@example.com There were no area boys tennis players seeded at the state finals, which begin Thursday, but almost half will face seeded players in their first match. Of the 15 area singles players and doubles teams that qualified for state, seven will face a seeded opponent in the opening round. Although there are some provisions about separating sectional opponents and teammates, the state tournament draw is pretty much a blind one after the 32 seeds in both singles and doubles are
determined. The area’s seven singles qualifiers and eight doubles teams will be spread across eight sites from Schaumburg to Buffalo Grove. McHenry’s Nick Higgin and Jake Maher, who qualified in doubles after a third-place finish at the Cary-Grove Sectional, did not draw a seed in the first round and were not sure who they were playing. They are slated to play IMSA’s Sam Cheung and Rajiv Patel-O’Connor but Patel-O’Connor was paired with Ken Yun at the Waubonsie Valley Sectional, where the team finished fourth. Warriors coach Kyle Funkhous-
er said he wasn’t sure why Cheung was listed instead of Yun. The IHSA permits substitutions for doubles players under certain circumstances, including injury and the substitute “shall not have participated in the sectional tournament and must have been listed on the school’s online List of Participants.” “I don’t know if that’s a typo,” Funkhouser said. “I guess we’ll find out first thing [Thursday]. Nothing is ever easy when you get to state, but we could have done worse.” Jacobs’ Kailash Panchapakesan, who went 3-2 at state last year, faces unseeded Luke Winchester from Ot-
tawa in the first round. If Panchapakesan wins, he could see 9-16 seed Sebastian Lescoulie of Carbondale. Lescoulie, a foreign exchange student from France, lost only three games in his four matches at the Herrin Sectional and is undefeated on the year. “I try not to look too far ahead, (but) I’m definitely looking forward to seeing that match,” Jacobs coach Jon Betts said of possibly seeing Lescoulie in the second round. “Kailash is playing extremely well.” The Golden Eagles’ Riley Rowan and Matt Toomire, who won the Jacobs Sectional doubles title, will see a team from Peoria Notre Dame that
placed fourth at the Dunlap Sectional. If they advance, they could see 1732 seed Justin Buechele and Brandon Lam of Normal Community. “I’m pretty pleased with the first round (draw),” Betts said. “That Normal team obviously got some pretty good seeding consideration.” Prairie Ridge senior Ryan Kohl, who qualified in doubles as a freshman and in singles as a sophomore, said he focuses more on the experience than the outcome. “I don’t pay much attention to the results,” Kohl said. “I try to enjoy it. It’s not every day you get to go to state.”
SOFTBALL: CLASS 3A WOODSTOCK NORTH REGIONAL
Marengo’s Dionne throws no-hitter By MEGHAN MONTEMURRO firstname.lastname@example.org WOODSTOCK – Nine Woodstock North batters settled in at the plate against Marengo freshman pitcher Mariah Dionne during the first three innings Wednesday. All nine batters were forced to walk back to the dugout after Dionne struck out each of them. Dionne’s nine consecutive strikeouts to start the Class 3A Woodstock North Regional semifinal against the Thunder were the beginnings of a dominant performance. Dionne threw a no-hitter and struck out 15 to lead the Indians to a 4-0 win. Marengo advances to Saturday’s 11 a.m. regional final against Richmond-Burton, which beat Marian Central, 1210, in the second semifinal game Wednesday. Only one Woodstock North batter reached against Dionne (19-4), on a two-out walk in the fifth. The Thunder struggled to connect against Dionne’s fastballs which top out at 61 mph. “I feel like I came in loose, strong, and I came in determined,” Dionne said. “My pitches were moving very well. My catcher [Taylor Carlson] was framing them very well, and the
Richmond-Burton 12, Marian Central 10: R-B kept watching
Wednesday’s semifinals Marengo 4, Woodstock North 0 Richmond-Burton 12, Marian Central 10 Saturday’s championship (1) Marengo vs. (3) Richmond-Burton, 11 a.m.
Marian chip away at its leads. Yet as the Hurricanes loaded the bases in the seventh inning with nobody out and trailing by four runs, the Rockets kept their composure. Although Marian plated two runs and brought the game-winning run to the plate, R-B pitcher Andrea Modlin (11-4) got two pop ups for the final two outs of the seventh to strand runners on the corners and give the Rockets the win. “The girls knew it was either now or never,” R-B coach Stephanie Rasmusen said. “They were bound and determined to get to this field on Saturday against Marengo and hopefully bring in a win. We’ve been in that jam before, and they just buckled down and wanted it.” R-B (18-11) took a 4-0 lead in the second led by Taylor Mell’s three-run homer. But Marian (17-12) scored two runs in the third and fourth innings to tie the score. Stephanie Pedley, Grace Schwegel and Sam Dahlen each drove in two runs for R-B. Mic Sarah Nader – email@example.com Faunce went 4 for 5 with an RBI Marengo’s Mariah Dionne pitches in the fourth inning Wednesday to lead a Marian team that started six freshmen and returns the against Woodstock North in a Class 3A Woodstock North Regional game in Woodstock. Dionne pitched a no-hiiter, and Marengo won, 4-0. entire team next season.
• Video: Watch highlights of both of Wednesday’s games online at McHenryCountySports.com. umpire had a big plate so I was using it to my advantage.” Dionne knew she had a perfect game – and then a no-hitter when the Thunder’s Caitlin Wirfs walked – but it didn’t faze her. Marengo’s offense provided enough support to back Dionne. Marengo (26-10) took a 1-0 lead in the second inning, thanks to an error by Woodstock North (6-23). The Indians scored three more runs in the third, including sacrifice flies by Carlson and Gabbi Markison. “I think [Marengo] was expecting to go home in five innings, and that didn’t happen,” Thunder coach Pete Riis said. “So for us, you could call that a minor victory.”
BASEBALL: CLASS 3A CL SOUTH REGIONAL
BASEBALL: CLASS 3A HARVARD REGIONAL
Big 5th against CLS Dittmar’s RBI lifts Rockets Scoreboard carries Barrington By ALEX KANTECKI
By JOE STEVENSON firstname.lastname@example.org CRYSTAL LAKE – The top of the fifth inning had breathed more life into Crystal Lake South’s dugout. The Gators had struggled with Barrington starter Anthony Delaurentis, but managed to scrape up a run and cut the Broncos’ lead to one run. “We got ourselves in a good position to try and come back,” South shortstop Garrett Bright said. “That’s all you want to do, keep it close. If you get too far down, you’re not going to be able to come back.” The bottom of the fifth was not so kind to South. Barrington was down to its last pitch in the inning before breaking the game open with four runs. Shortstop Daniel Kubiuk delivered a bases-loaded double off the left-field fence and the top-seeded Broncos defeated No. 4 South, 8-3, in their Class 4A Crystal Lake South Regional semifinal game Wednesday. Barrington (26-10) advances to Saturday’s 3 p.m. championship against the winner of Thursday’s 4:30 p.m. semifinal between Cary-Grove and Jacobs. South starter Josh Smith was one pitch from working a perfect fifth inning, just after the Gators had cut the lead to 3-2. On a 2-2 pitch, Barrington’s Jake Petersen was able to check his swing and was hit in the leg by the pitch. Jake Coon reached on an infield single and Shane Yorton walked to set up Kubiuk. “I have the opportunity to hit behind some amazing guys,” Kubiuk said. “They’re hitting the heck out of the ball. It’s just special. Coach gave me the green light on 0-0 and it’s a pitch I like to go after.” Kubiuk’s drive hit the left-field fence about 2 feet up
Scoreboard Wednesday’s semifinal Barrington 8, CL South 3 Thursday’s semifinal (2) Jacobs vs. (3) Cary-Grove, 4:30 p.m. Saturday’s championship (1) Barrington vs. Jacobs or CaryGrove, 3 p.m. and drove in three runs. He then scored on Casey Dodge’s pinch-hit single. “I thought it was a huge momentum shift and really gave us a good high right there,” Kubiuk said. “Everyone in the field fed off that in the next inning.” Gators coach Brian Bogda wished his team could have gotten more out of the fifth. South had three hits, but left runners on second and third with its No. 3 and 4 hitters, Paul Wille and Casey Oliver, at the plate. “A hit might have changed the momentum more,” Bogda said. “That was a tough inning. It’s tough to battle back from that big inning [for them].” Delaurentis was lifted with one out in the sixth and Brad Powell and Kubiuk finished off the victory. “If we were able to hold them there, it would more than likely be a different turnout, and we’d be moving forward,” said Oliver, South’s catcher. “We had some momentum, we got unlucky.” With two outs in the top of the seventh, Bogda and Wille were ejected from the game. Bogda did not like how the home-plate umpire took Wille’s bat to re-draw the line on the batter’s box. “I don’t think that was handled the right way,” Bogda said. “I don’t think it’s normal for an adult to take a bat out of a kid’s hands. I’ve never seen that before.”
HARVARD – Richmond-Burton’s Joe Dittmar welcomed the opportunity to give Rockets senior starting pitcher Mike Kaska a victory in Wednesday’s Class 3A Harvard Regional semifinal. Kaska had just struck out against Harvard starting pitcher Matt Piechocki in the bottom of the sixth inning with the go-ahead run on third base when Dittmar stepped to the plate with two outs. “I just wanted to put the ball in play, and if the ball found a gap, I knew the run would score,” Dittmar said. The game-winning hit never left the infield, but it worked just as well. Dittmar sent a groundball up the middle that kicked off the glove of Piechocki, who found the ball but not the grip, scoring Jake Tiso from third base to give R-B a 1-0 win. Kaska struck out the side in the bottom of the seventh – leaving the tying run on second base. He finished with 13 strikeouts, walking four and
Wednesday’s semifinal Richmond-Burton 1, Harvard 0 Thursday’s semifinal (2) Woodstock vs. (3) Marian Central Saturday’s championship (1) Richmond-Burton vs. Woodstock or Marian Central, 10 a.m.
allowing three hits in the complete-game shutout. The top-seeded Rockets advance to Saturday’s regional final, their fourth consecutive appearance. R-B will play the winner of Thursday’s semifinal between Woodstock and Marian Central. “Both pitchers obviously controlled the game, and we were just fortunate enough to squeak one out at the end there,” R-B coach Mike Giese said. “This was a good baseball game played by both sides, but our guy came through.” Locked in a scoreless tie, Tiso led off the bottom of the sixth with a single to center field and reached second base when the ball was misplayed
in the outfield. Brian Wells advanced Tiso to third base on a groundout to second, followed by Kaska’s strikeout and Dittmar’s winning RBI hit off Piechocki. Piechocki gave the Hornets life in the bottom half of the inning with a leadoff single, but Kaska struck out three of the next four batters to seal the win for R-B (19-11). “I was just trying to keep my pitches down today so they couldn’t get any [balls] in the gaps,” Kaska said. “It was more my fastball and not my curve. I was kind of leaving the curve up high and not throwing many strikes with it, so I relied heavily on the fastball.” Reiss Bielski and Peyton Schneider had the two remaining hits for Harvard (1414). Piechocki allowed one unearned run on seven hits, no walks and three strikeouts in six innings. In addition to putting the tying run on second in the seventh inning, Harvard stranded a runner at third base with two outs in the sixth.
SOFTBALL: CLASS 4A McHENRY REGIONAL
Wolves fall despite 4 runs in 7th By RYAN ALTMAN email@example.com Through six innings of Wednesday’s Class 4A McHenry Regional semifinal, the Prairie Ridge softball team failed to figure out Grant pitcher Caitlyn Moran. The Wolves finally broke through in the bottom of the seventh, scoring four runs, but fell short in their comeback bid against Moran, losing 5-4. Moran limited the Wolves (20-9) to one hit and struck out eight before the seventh inning. Wolves coach Mike Buck said Moran’s mix of pitches made it tough for his hitters. “We just tried to make contact,” Buck said. “[Moran] did a great job. She changed speeds well and it took us six innings to figure her out, so give her credit.” Grant built a 2-0 lead entering the bottom of the third inning against Hailey Baker. In the fourth, Baker struck out all three Grant hitters with the help of a variety of off-speed pitches. “My curveball was working today,” Baker said. “It helped keep [the batters] on their toes.” Baker threw a complete game, striking out 11. Grant scored three more runs in the sixth off three Wolves errors and a two-run double to take a 5-0 lead. “You can’t give them three additional outs,” Buck said. “It was uncharacteristic of us.” The Wolves finally solved Moran in the seventh. The Wolves quickly loaded the bases after Kate Didier and Maddie Drain singled and Michelle O’Keefe drew a walk. Rachel Crimaldi hit a bases-clearing triple to bring the Wolves to within two. Alyssa Doomis followed with an RBI single to cut the deficit to one. Emily Widger laid down a sacrifice bunt to put pinchrunner Erin Wing at third, but the Wolves failed to drive in the tying run. “Because we had so many seniors on the team, we didn’t want to give up,” Crimaldi said. “We knew that just because we were down in the seventh [inning], it didn’t mean that we were going to automatically give up.” Grant advances to Saturday’s 11 a.m. regional final, where it will face the winner of Thursday’s McHenry vs. Grayslake North game.
SOFTBALL: CLASS 4A CARY-GROVE REGIONAL
Barrington pitcher too much for Jacobs By ANDY SCHMIDT firstname.lastname@example.org CARY – Jacobs saw Barrington pitcher Keenan Dolezal for two innings Tuesday and had an extra night to try to figure out the Fillies’ right-hander after heavy rain suspended the teams’ Class 4A Cary-Grove Regional semifinal. The fourth-seeded Golden Eagles couldn’t solve Dolezal when play resumed Wednesday, either, as the top-seeded Fillies scored three times in the second inning to come away with a 3-0 victory to end Jacobs’ season. Barrington will play the winner of Thursday’s other regional semifinal between
lead. Taylor Moran was hit by a Peters pitch later in the inning with the bases loaded again to Wednesday’s semifinal score Jenna Fingerman with Barrington 3, Jacobs 0 the third run. Thursday’s semifinal Jacobs had its chances late (2) Cary-Grove vs. (3) CL South in the game against Dolezal, inFriday’s championship cluding having runners at sec(1) Barrington vs. Cary-Grove or ond and third with two outs in CL South, 4:30 p.m. the fifth, but Taylor Belo struck out to end the threat. The Golden Eagles got a second-seeded Cary-Grove and leadoff walk in the sixth and No. 3 seed Crystal Lake South seventh innings but couldn’t score during either opportuat 4:30 p.m. Friday. The game resumed in the nity against Dolezal, who gave bottom of the second inning, up one hit, to Emily Borg in the when Carly Kordich hit a two- second inning Tuesday. “The one inning, we had a run single with the bases loaded off losing pitcher Kelsey walk and a couple hit batters Peters to give the Fillies a 2-0 and then [Barrington] got a
couple of timely hits and that was really the difference in the game,” Jacobs coach Jeremy Bauer said. “Their pitcher kept our hitters off balance and we did not get the timely hit. Give credit to them for having a good gameplan and executing it well with their pitching.” Bauer added that the team’s recent play going into the postseason made him believe that the Golden Eagles (17-14) might be able to make a deep run. “Kelsey had found her mechanics again and pitched really well for us in the last three or four games,” Bauer said. “I thought it was going to give us a chance, and it did. We just couldn’t score the runs.”
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NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
Prosecutor: Spilled drink led to killing of 2 by Hernandez By DENISE LAVOIE The Associated Press BOSTON – A spilled drink prompted former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez to stalk the stranger who had accidentally bumped into him at a Boston nightclub then open fire on his car, killing him and a second man, prosecutors said Wednesday. “I think I got one in the head and one in the chest,” Hernandez said to a friend as they fled the scene in an SUV, prosecutors told the court at the former star’s arraignment. Hernandez, already charged with killing another man last year, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to seven charges – including two counts of first-degree murder – in the 2012 shooting that killed Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado. A third man was wounded. In the months before the killings, Suffolk County First Assistant District Attorney Patrick Haggan said Hernandez had become increasingly convinced that people “had been testing, trying or otherwise disrespecting him when he frequented nightclubs in the area.” The night de Abreu and Furtado were killed, Haggan said Hernandez and a friend drove from Connecticut to Boston to go to a nightclub called Cure. They were standing at the edge of the dance floor when de Abreu accidentally bumped into Hernandez, smiled at him and did not apologize, according to prosecutors. Haggan said de Abreu and his friends did not appear to recognize Hernandez and had no idea he was upset.
Hernandez became increasingly agitated and told his friend that de Abreu had deliberately bumped into him and “was trying him,” Haggan said. Surveillance video outside the club shows Hernandez pacing back and forth on the sidewalk as his friend tried to calm him down, Haggan said. Hernandez and his friend then crossed the street to another nightclub, where Hernandez thought he saw de Abreu and his friends come in, according to Haggan. Hernandez then told his friend he believed he was “being targeted and being disrespected,” according to Haggan. In fact, de Abreu and his friends had not left the other club. Haggan said Hernandez later drove around with his friend until he saw de Abreu, Furtado and others going to their car. He followed them and pulled up alongside their car at a red light. “At this time, the victims were completely unaware there was any problem with the defendant,” Haggan said. Hernandez leaned out the driver’s side, said “Yo, what’s up now,” followed by a racial slur, then fired at least five shots into the car, killing de Abreu and Furtado, and injuring a man sitting in the back seat, Haggan said. Hernandez’s attorney, Charles Rankin, objected, saying the prosecutor’s account of the shooting was an attempt to poison the jury pool. Clerk Magistrate Gary Wilson dismissed the objection, saying it is standard procedure for prosecutors to describe evidence during arraignments in murder cases.
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez listens to the prosecution’s summary of facts as he is arraigned on homicide charges Wednesday at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston.
CENTRAL DIVISION W L Pct Detroit 29 20 .592 White Sox 28 27 .509 Minnesota 24 26 .480 Kansas City 24 28 .462 Cleveland 24 30 .444 EAST DIVISION W L PCT Toronto 32 22 .593 New York 28 24 .538 Baltimore 26 25 .510 Boston 23 29 .442 Tampa Bay 23 31 .426 WEST DIVISION W L PCT Oakland 32 21 .604 Los Angeles 29 23 .558 Texas 27 26 .509 Seattle 26 26 .500 Houston 22 32 .407
Bears quarterback Jordan Palmer (right) talks with quarterback David Fales as quarterback Jay Cutler approaches Tuesday during organized team activities in Lake Forest.
Palmer plays dual role QB fights for backup job, helps teammates By KEVIN FISHBAIN email@example.com LAKE FOREST – Backup quarterbacks tend to have that coaching trait. Just look at Bears quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh, who spent 11 seasons in the NFL, but started 19 games. Or take last year’s backup Josh McCown, who rejoined the Bears in 2012 when, at the time, he was coaching high school football, and was lauded for the extra work he did with the offense last preseason. Jordan Palmer has thrown 15 NFL passes in five seasons, and gets the first shot to be Jay Cutler’s backup in 2014. How did he spend his offseason? Mentoring young quarterbacks, including Bears draft pick David Fales. Palmer has to balance that innate desire to coach with his own focus on winning the backup job. “You’ve been in the league for as long as I have, your job is to help the young guys. I just did it in a different capacity,” Palmer said of his work with Fales, adding, “My job is to come in here and compete every day and take advantage of the reps I get.”
The ASSOCIATED PRESS IRVING, Texas – Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee could miss the 2014 season after tearing a ligament in his left knee in the first offseason practice. The team hasn’t announced results of an MRI but reported on its website Wednesday that Lee has been told he has a torn ACL. The oft-injured Lee went down during the 11-on-11 portion of Tuesday’s practice. His left leg slid out from under him
as rookie guard Zack Martin was closing in for a block, and Martin rolled over him. With Lee’s injury and the release of franchise sacks leader DeMarcus Ware, the Cowboys could be without their top two defenders after finishing last in the league in total defense a year ago. Contact isn’t allowed in offseason workouts, but blockers frequently engage linemen and linebackers before plays stop in 11-on-11 drills. Lee was already on his way to the ground when Martin lunged over him.
Bears quarterback Palmer spoke with a group of reporters after the Bears’ first organized training activity and some extra post-practice work with the receivers Tuesday. Palmer said he knows he benefits from making sure his teammates are all on the same page with coach Marc Trestman’s offense. “It’s huge because those are the guys that I’m going to be in there with, so I want to give everybody who is going to be in the huddle with me – and everybody who is going to be in the huddle after me – an opportunity to get lined up right, run the right play, make a play, and be able to play fast,” he said. “The biggest thing that these guys do, any team, anywhere, [when you are] putting a lot of stuff in, guys start thinking and they play slower. So my goal is to have these guys
CHICAGO – Moises Sierra drove in the winning run with a single in the ninth inning, and the White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians, 3-2, Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep. The Sox’s Hector Noesi and Cleveland’s T.J. House each came through with dominant starts. The Indians’ Jason Giambi hit his 440th homer, but the Sox came away with their seventh win in 10 games. The Indians had just scored a run in the top of the ninth off Ronald Belisario (3-3) when the Sox answered in the bottom half against Bryan Shaw (1-1). Third baseman Mike Aviles bounced the throw to first on Tyler Flowers’ leadoff grounder. Pinch-runner Leury Garcia stole second and moved up on a fly by Marcus Semien before
Sierra won it with a single to right on a 3-2 pitch, getting mobbed at first base by teammates. The Sox took a 2-1 lead in the eighth when Adam Dunn drove in Gordon Beckham with a bases-loaded sacrifice fly against Cody Allen, but Belisario couldn’t hold it in the ninth. Michael Brantley drove a leadoff single off the pitcher’s right hip, and the problems just mounted from there. The Indians caught a break when Adam Dunn overthrew second after fielding Jason Kipnis’ grounder to first. With two out, Belisario intentionally walked Jason Giambi before Brantley scored on Yan Gomes’ single, barely sliding in ahead of a strike from Sierra in right to tie it at 2-all. The blown save was the third in six chances for Belisario.
The Indians took a 1-0 lead on Giambi’s solo homer off Noesi in the second. But Chicago tied it in the seventh when Adam Dunn singled leading off against T.J. House and scored on a two-out base hit by Marcus Semien against Scott Atchison. Noesi, meanwhile, dominated over 7 1/3 innings but still is seeking his first win in more than two years. He gave up one run and five hits while striking out five without a walk. But the winless streak continued. The right-hander is 0-4 in six starts and 12 appearances this season with Seattle, Texas and the Sox and 0-14 in his past 40 games. His most recent win? That was when he beat Minnesota while with Seattle on May 6, 2012. House gave up one run and five hits in 61/3 innings and struck out eight while walking one.
Cubs avoid being no-hit; scoreless innings streak at 20 firstname.lastname@example.org SAN FRANCISCO – By the time the Cubs headed home from seven days in California it was obvious the sun – or maybe something more psychedelic – was starting to toast their sense of reality. An already surreal tone to the season reached new levels in a matter of days – from the baseball depart-
ment’s mind-spinning decision to let enigmatic drug cheat Manny Ramirez mentor the farm system’s top prospects to the business department’s full-speed-ahead claims of city cooperation on a new and aggressive Wrigley renovation plan, only to get a not-so-fast rebuke from the mayor. And that didn’t even count the 5-0 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday that
was rolling toward a rare combined no-hitter until .128-hitting catcher John Baker broke it up in the seventh. “I thought we put together some pretty good at-bats,” Cubs manager Rick Renteria said. “We just didn’t generate any runs.” See? Maybe the Cubs got out of the sun just in time. Or not soon enough. Runs? The Cubs didn’t
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NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT Milwaukee 32 22 .593 St. Louis 29 24 .547 Cincinnati 23 28 .451 Pittsburgh 23 29 .442 Cubs 19 32 .373 EAST DIVISION W L PCT Atlanta 28 24 .538 Miami 28 25 .528 Washington 25 27 .481 New York 24 28 .462 Philadelphia 23 27 .460 WEST DIVISION W L PCT San Francisco 34 19 .642 Los Angeles 29 25 .537 Colorado 28 25 .528 San Diego 24 30 .444 Arizona 22 33 .400
GB — 2½ 7½ 8 11½ GB — ½ 3 4 4 GB — 5½ 6 10½ 13
Wednesday’s Games San Francisco 5, Cubs 0 N.Y. Mets 5, Pittsburgh 0 Philadelphia 6, Colorado 3 Miami 8, Washington 5, 10 innings Boston 4, Atlanta 0 Milwaukee 8, Baltimore 3 N.Y. Yankees 7, St. Louis 4 Arizona 12, San Diego 6 Cincinnati 3, L.A. Dodgers 2 Thursday’s Games N.Y. Mets (Z.Wheeler 1-5) at Philadelphia (Buchanan 1-0), 6:05 p.m. Atlanta (Minor 2-3) at Boston (Peavy 1-2), 6:10 p.m. San Francisco (Vogelsong 3-2) at St. Louis (J.Garcia 1-0), 7:15 p.m. Cincinnati (Cingrani 2-4) at Arizona (Collmenter 3-2), 8:40 p.m. Pittsburgh (Cole 4-3) at L.A. Dodgers (Haren 5-3), 9:10 p.m. Friday’s Games San Diego at White Sox, 7:10 p.m. Colorado at Cleveland, 6:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m. Texas at Washington, 6:05 p.m. Atlanta at Miami, 6:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m. San Francisco at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m. Cincinnati at Arizona, 8:40 p.m. Pittsburgh at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m.
GIANTS 5, CUBS 0
GIANTS 5, CUBS 0
By GORDON WITTENMYER
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Wednesday’s Games White Sox 3, Cleveland 2 Houston 9, Kansas City 3 Toronto 3, Tampa Bay 2 Boston 4, Atlanta 0 Milwaukee 8, Baltimore 3 Texas 1, Minnesota 0 N.Y. Yankees 7, St. Louis 4 Oakland 3, Detroit 1 Seattle 3, L.A. Angels 1 Thursday’s Games Texas (N.Martinez 1-1) at Minnesota (Deduno 1-3), 12:10 p.m. Detroit (Porcello 7-2) at Oakland (J.Chavez 4-2), 2:35 p.m. Kansas City (Shields 6-3) at Toronto (Dickey 5-4), 6:07 p.m. Atlanta (Minor 2-3) at Boston (Peavy 1-2), 6:10 p.m. Baltimore (U.Jimenez 2-6) at Houston (Peacock 1-4), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Shoemaker 2-1) at Seattle (Maurer 1-3), 9:10 p.m. Friday’s Games San Diego at White Sox, 7:10 p.m. Colorado at Cleveland, 6:05 p.m. Minnesota at N.Y. Yankees, 6:05 p.m. Texas at Washington, 6:05 p.m. Kansas City at Toronto, 6:07 p.m. Tampa Bay at Boston, 6:10 p.m. Baltimore at Houston, 7:10 p.m. L.A. Angels at Oakland, 9:05 p.m. Detroit at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.
Sierra single lifts Sox in 9th The Associated Press
LB Lee injures knee, likely to miss season
WHITE SOX 3, INDIANS 2
By ANDREW SELIGMAN
“You’ve been in the league for as long as I have, your job is to help the young players.”
playing fast, so any way that I can serve them and help, that’s what I’m going to do.” In the preseason, Palmer will lead the second-team offense, which will at times include new wide receivers Josh Morgan and Josh Bellamy, as well as Chris Williams, Eric Weems and Terrence Toliver. Palmer knows he looks better when his receivers run the right routes and make plays in practice. Palmer got to spend some time watching how McCown worked last season, but to help prepare for this offseason, he said he watched every rep from OTAs and minicamp last year – and he noticed that McCown practiced pretty well before he had his impressive season. In between working with his receivers and the rest of the quarterbacks, including his mentee, Fales, Palmer knows he has work to do himself to solidify the No. 2 quarterback job to make the roster, not an unfamiliar position. “I’m just trying to focus on every day and put together a great offseason camp and everything else will take care of itself,” he said.
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generate a hit for five innings against Tim Lincecum despite four walks, a hit batter and a blister on his middle finger that developed in the third inning and forced him to the bench after five. Or against reliever George Kontos, who retired all four batters he faced. Or almost anybody else. Baker singled against Jeremy Affeldt in the seventh. Anthony Rizzo singled against Juan Gutierrez in
the eighth. That was all that kept the Cubs from being no-hit for the first time in nearly a half century, when Sandy Koufax threw a perfect game against them in 1965 at Dodger Stadium. As they head home for a day off before continuing their road trip in Milwaukee Friday, they’ve gone 20 consecutive innings without scoring a run.
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E — Olt (4), Arias (1), B.Crawford (5). DP — San Francisco 1. LOB — Chicago 9, San Francisco 7. 2B — Pagan (12), H.Sanchez (7), Colvin (8). SB — Bonifacio (12). S — Pagan. Chicago E.Jackson L,3-5 Russell Schlitter Grimm San Francisco Lincecum Kontos W,1-0 Affeldt Machi H,5 J.Gutierrez J.Lopez
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Affeldt pitched to 2 batters in the 7th. Russell pitched to 1 batter in the 6th. HBP — by Lincecum (Schierholtz). WP — E.Jackson, Grimm. Umpires — Home, Chris Segal; First, Mike Muchlinski; Second, Mark Wegner; Third, Andy Fletcher. T — 3:18. A — 41,186 (41,915).
WHITE SOX 3, INDIANS 2 Cleveland ab Bourn cf 3 ACarer ss 4 Brantly lf 4 Kipnis 2b 4 Chsnhll3b-1b 4 Giambi dh 3 Tomlin pr-dh 0 YGoms c 4 DvMrp rf 4 Aguilar 1b 3 Aviles pr-3b0 Totals 33 Cleveland Chicago
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One out when winning run scored. E — Aviles (2). LOB — Cleveland 6, Chicago 8. HR — Giambi (2). SB — Al.Ramirez (10), Le.Garcia (6). S — Bourn. SF — A.Dunn. Cleveland House Atchison BS,1-2 Allen Shaw L,1-1 Chicago Noesi Guerra Belisario W,3-3 BS,3-6
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Balk — Noesi. Umpires — Home, Lance Barrett; First, Mike Everitt; Second, Ron Kulpa; Third, Ed Hickox. T — 2:46. A — 14,228 (40,615).
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CONFERENCE FINAL GAME 15
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HAWKS KINGS XXXX LEAD SERIES, 3-2 X-X Hawks’ quick hits WHAT WORKED • Fast start The Blackhawks had home-ice advantage and a raucous crowd to start the game, and they took advantage by scoring 30 seconds after the opening faceoff. Less than three minutes later, Johnny Oduya followed up with a blast in front of the net to give the Hawks a twogoal lead. • Penalty kill The Hawks did plenty of things wrong in Game 5, but no one could point fingers at the penalty-killing unit. A terrible penalty by Niklas Hjalmarsson forced the Hawks to be shorthanded late in the first period, but the Hawks managed to kill the penalty. The same held true after a penalty by Oduya in the second period and a penalty by Brandon Saad in the third. • All things Kane Patrick Kane enjoyed his best game of the series, earning points on each of the Hawks’ first three goals. Kane assisted on Brent Seabrook’s opening blast and helped to create Oduya’s goal by firing a low shot at Jonathan Quick that produced a big rebound. Kane’s stickwork also set up Saad’s first period goal. WHAT DIDN’T WORK
Blackhawks right wing Ben Smith (second from right) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against Los Angeles Kings during the third period in Game 5 of the Western Conference final Wednesday night at the United Center.
NO HANDSHAKES Hawks keep hopes alive with dramatic victory CHICAGO – It’s a funny thing about handshakes. Some people love them. It’s a sign of respect, they say. Some people hate them. It’s a big festival of germs, they say. Both sides make good points. But it would have been pretty tough to find anyone within a hundred hockey rinks of the United Center who wanted to watch a handshake before they went to bed Wednesday. A handshake would have represented the end of the Blackhawks’ season. A handshake would have meant some other team in some other city would hoist Lord Stanley’s Cup. The handshake didn’t happen. Not on Wednesday, at least. Not after 37-year-old Michal Handzus rushed toward the net and calmly flipped a backhanded shot past Jonathan Quick, saving the Hawks’ season. The goal at 2:04 of double overtime lifted the Hawks to a 5-4 win against the Los Angeles Kings and forced Game 6 on Friday at Staples Center. Handzus?!? Yes, Handzus. “He’s such a warrior,” Hawks forward Patrick Kane said with a
VIEWS Tom Musick smile during a postgame interview from the bench. “He plays in huge moments. Huge goal.” Huge wow. Personally, I’m a fan of handshakes. Firm grip, look ’em in the eye, as my dad likes to say. But if handshakes aren’t your preference, that’s fine. Fist bumps can be fun. Bowing toward someone is almost as old as dinosaurs, maybe. Head nods can make you feel good. Anyway. The Hawks deserve a handshake or a fist bump or whatever you prefer. Because they could have quit after a 3-1 lead in Game 5 somehow turned into a 4-3 deficit late in the second period. They could have stopped battling, figuring that two championships in the previous four seasons would help get them through the summer.
Instead, the Hawks pressed on like the champs that they are. With the score even at 4 and shots on goal at 44 apiece, Handzus whacked at shot No. 45 and became the hero. Quick slumped to his stomach as fans leaped to their feet. Suddenly, the Hawks are one win away from forcing a winner-take-all Game 7. On home ice. For the chance to go – again – to the Stanley Cup Final. Am I getting ahead of myself? Yes. Am I about to doubt the Hawks after their latest crazy win? No way. As the goal horn blared, Kane and teammate Nick Leddy were the first to greet Handzus. Leddy patted him on the head with his glove. A slew of Hawks players were on the way, storming over the bench to mob their eldest teammate. No handshakes. Only hugs and glove bumps and head pats. As the celebration lingered and Kings players retreated and fans happily tossed red towels on to the ice, Hawks captain Jonathan Toews skated toward his team’s bench and parked right in front of its swinging
door. He waited for his teammates to arrive, and soon they did. Johnny Oduya: High five from Toews. Ben Smith: High five from Toews. Kane: High five from Toews. It kept going, high five after high five, until the only player remaining on the ice besides Toews was Handzus. He was giving a live interview on national TV, which is part of what comes with being a double-overtime hero. As he spoke, the crowd chanted “Zuuuus.” Inside of the locker room after the game, Hawks players said they never entertained doubts despite a third-period deficit that put their season on the brink of elimination. “We knew we weren’t out of it,” Hawks defenseman Duncan Keith said. “It was right there.” The Hawks seized it. Regardless of how this series ends, they deserve our respect. Firm grip. Look ’em in the eye. • Tom Musick can be reached at email@example.com and on Twitter @tcmusick.
Hawks survive breathtaking overtime in Game 5 By MARK LAZERUS firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO – If they do it now, if the Blackhawks somehow come all the way back and return to the Stanley Cup Final and whatever comes after that, this will be the one people remember. This game, this moment, this jaw-dropping, head-spinning display of speed, of skill, of character, of hockey at its finest. Oh, they’ll remember the perfect start and then the disastrous middle. They’ll remember Ben Smith tying the game 77 seconds into the third period, and they’ll darn sure remember Michal Handzus – of all people, Michal Handzus – winning it 2:04 into the second overtime. After all, Handzus’ slick roofed backhander – off Brandon Saad’s third point and Patrick Kane’s fourth assist of the night – is what gave the Hawks the 5-4 win over the Kings, staving off elimination in Game 5 of the Western Conference final and sending the series back to Los Angeles on Friday with the Kings holding a now more precarious 3-2 lead. But more than anything – if the Hawks do manage to come all the way back – people will remember a breathless, exhilarating, exhausting overtime that saw the Hawks and the Kings throw everything they had at each other, which saw Corey Crawford and Jonathan Quick shake off poor starts for spectacular finishes, which saw endless chances and end-to-end action. It was the period of the year in the game of the year. It took just 26 real minutes to play 20 game minutes. “That might have been the greatest overtime I’ve ever seen,” said Hawks coach Joel Quenneville, not a man prone to hyperbole. The high-end play made it sensational, but it was
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick makes a save against Brandon Saad in the second period Wednesday at the United Center. the stakes that made it unforgettable. A Kings goal and the Hawks’ defense of their Stanley Cup championship ends. A Hawks goal, and they get new life as a seemingly insurmountable 3-1 series deficit suddenly looks a lot more surmountable. The crowd gasped with each Kings rush – Craw-
ford with big stops on Marian Gaborik and Jarret Stoll. The crowd roared with each Hawks rush – Quick with big stops on Saad and Kane, the two making magic all night on the second line together. In between, the crowd held its collective breath as the two teams spent nearly no time in the neutral zone, trading chances back and forth. At one point, nearly eight minutes passed without a whistle. “Overtime was crazy,” said Crawford, who said he had “no time to get nervous.” “It was loud in here. Probably the loudest it’s been all year. Our crowd was cheering before whistles to get us going. It was a taut finish to a loose game. Brent Seabrook and Johnny Oduya scored to give the Hawks a 2-0 lead less than four minutes in, but the perfect start appeared to be the beginning of the end. After Stoll and Saad traded goals, Gaborik scored to make it 3-2, still in the first. Then Dustin Brown and Tanner Pearson scored in the second to make it 4-3 Kings – the league-leading fourth time this postseason that the Hawks squandered a two-goal lead. But Duncan Keith, who said the Hawks are trying to focus on the small picture – each game, each period, each shift, not the three straight games needed to win the series – said the Hawks never had any doubt. Never had time to, really. “You’re just playing,” he said. “Just stay positive and have faith in the team and in one another and in yourself. … We know we’ve got a lot of character in this room.” That includes the much-maligned Handzus, a penalty-killing specialist who struggled all season to keep up with Kane on the Hawks’ second line, lost the spot to Andrew Shaw, then returned there for overtime to score the goal of the year, in the game of the year. “That was a fun hockey game to play in,” Crawford said. “Even more fun to win.”
• Protecting the puck In most sports, they’re called turnovers. In hockey, they’re called giveaways. In any event, they’re unwanted, and the Hawks committed far too many errors in Game 5. Hjalmarsson, Seabrook, Kris Versteeg and Duncan Keith all were guilty of bad giveaways that led to added pressure on Corey Crawford in net. • Clearing the crease The Hawks knew the importance of clearing out anyone who loitered in front of Crawford. Yet knowing something and doing something are two different things. With that in mind, no Hawks player bothered to attend to Dustin Brown in front of the Hawks’ net, and Brown quickly punched in a goal to erase the Hawks’ 3-2 lead. • All things Versteeg As the Hawks’ lead disappeared, Versteeg quickly became the No. 1 whipping boy on social media. He deserved it. His careless turnover led to the Kings’ go-ahead goal late in the second period. His best scoring opportunity ended with the puck sailing wide right of the net and slamming against the boards. Not good. STARS OF THE GAME • Brandon Saad Saad is well on his way toward becoming an entrenched member of the Hawks’ core. He was remarkable Wednesday with a goal and an assist. • Patrick Kane Kane’s dazzling skills on offense are well documented, but how about his pesky defense? His takeaway along the boards led to Saad’s goal in the first. • Andrew Shaw Shaw finally found his groove in his third game back from a lengthy injury absence. He was pesky around the net, and his screen helped with Seabrook’s goal. TWEET, TWEET The Madhouse isn’t going down without a fight. Second standing ovation after a stoppage since the [tying] goal. They’re hanging on every shot.
@cmasisak22, Corey Masisak WHAT THEY’RE SAYING “I feel it’s on L.A. Look back against Detroit. We came in here excited about being at home, taking advantage of the home crowd.” – Hawks coach Joel Quenneville on which team felt more pressure entering Game 5 “They’re getting too many shots through, for sure. We can do a better job of positioning. That’s where it all starts, in our own end.” – Hawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson on the Kings’ offensive pressure “I couldn’t answer that. I’m not a doctor.” – Kings coach Darryl Sutter on the status of injured defenseman Robyn Regehr – Compiled by Tom Musick
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Morel season winds down The best season for avid morel mushroom hunters is coming to a close. Our crazy northern Illinois weather patterns have blessed the morel hunting community with what may have been the best mushroom collecting in many years. These hard-to-find fungi make an appearance every year for anywhere from two weeks to a little over a month. You may ask why these morels are in such demand. They are incredibly delicious. How good are they? I think the $50- to $60-a-pound price tag explains that well. They don’t last long after picking and they are tough to freeze. You can dehydrate them or buy them by the ounce in dehydrated form, but they don’t taste like the fresh ones. Morels cannot be farmed, they can only be picked wild, just like wild rice. Their spores are spread randomly. You may find them in a spot this year and that spot may not produce a single morel next year. Part of the high price tag can be justified by the scarceness and elusiveness. It takes a lot of work to hunt down a decent stash of these beauties. If you ask a morel aficionado for a good spot to pick them, a blank stare, a head shake and no verbal response is considered a polite answer. A derisive laugh and “not over my dead body” is more than likely the response you’ll receive. The first friends I asked to take me morel hunting told me that if I wanted to go with them, I’d have to be blindfolded as soon as I got in the car to leave their house. I laughed hard when I heard that. They didn’t laugh. They were totally serious. I think this may be the last weekend you’ll be able to find any wild morels to pick for yourself this year. They’ve been popping up in big numbers since the first week of the month. Mushroom hunters will tell you that they appear around Easter or Mother’s Day or when the forsythias begin to
crawler and work current areas or seawalls with gravel in front of them. Catfish on the river are taking blood-based stink bait or cut bait.” Lake Michigan fishing: “Fishing on Lake Michigan has been bloom. They more accurately very good this past week. King appear when the ground soil reaches a certain temperature. salmon, steelheads, and lake trout are being caught along General rules tell you that with the Coho salmon. Most of morels grow in a 10-foot diamthe fish are being caught from eter from the base of a dead 100 to 200 feet of water. Fish in elm tree. You should focus on the upper 20 feet of the water elms that have died and have not yet lost their bark or fallen column for the Cohoes and steelhead, and from 35 to 100 down. The south side of trees feet of the water column for the is best as are trees that are kings and lake trout. Small OO on sloping, rather than flat, orange dodgers with flies tied ground. The best times are in warm to the hook 16 inches behind are taking most of the Cohoes weather and should occur a day or two after a rain, causing and steelhead. Moonshine’s Happy Meal spoon has been a damp, not swampy ground. very good lure for the kings.” I just took my daughter Michelle and her husband, Joe From Captain Bob Rossa of Migrator Charters based out of Marchisotta, out for some moNorthpoint Marina – rel scavenging. I could not beALakeMichiganCharter.com. lieve how into it they became. Turkey hunting: Illinois We found a decent amount of spring wild turkey hunters morels, but guess what? They harvested a total of 13,513 birds were around an elm that had in the season that concluded died and fallen over and all of its bark was gone. The ground May 15. The 2014 total compares with the harvest of 14,133 was flat and the morels were in 2013. Spring turkey hunting on the north side. Everything was open in 100 of Illinois’ 102 was wrong, totally wrong. counties. It taught me a lesson. Not Black bear, wolf reports: The everything operates accordIDNR Conservation Police ing to the rules. Every single confirmed the sighting of a morel we picked was found in black bear near Galena in the wrong place. rural Jo Daviess County quite recently. The property owner NOTES Northern Illinois fishing: Dave photographed the bear at a Kranz from Dave’s Bait, Tack- backyard bird feeder. The bear was no longer present when le and Taxidermy in Crystal conservation police arrived. Lake reports: “We waited for Digital photographs confirmed what seemed like forever for the sighting. spring time and it’s here and Also, it has been confirmed most of the bass have spawned that a wolf was shot just 80 and the males are guarding miles west of the Illinois eggs or fry. I think the best border in Iowa. It was the first bait right now is a Yamamoto Senko rigged wacky-style. I rig wolf identified in Iowa since 1925. Illinois had two wolves this with a Gamakatsu weedless hook. Fish it around weed shot in 2011 and a few reported seen since then. Wolves hadn’t edges or in pockets found in been seen in Illinois since the thicker weeds. The Fox River 1860s. and Chain has come down to good water levels with a wall• Steve Sarley writes eye bite that is very good. Use about the outdoors for Shaw a one-eighth-ounce jig head Media. Write to him at with an extra-large fathead email@example.com. minnow or a half of a night-
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The Pacers’ Roy Hibbert is guarded by the Heat’s Chris Bosh in the first half of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final Wednesday in Indianapolis.
EASTERN CONFERENCE FINAL: PACERS 93, HEAT 90 – HEAT LEAD, 3-2
Pacers follow George’s lead By MICHAEL MAROT The Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS – Paul George scored 31 of his 37 points in the second half Wednesday night and almost single-handedly kept the Indiana Pacers alive in the Eastern Conference final with a 93-90 victory over the Miami Heat. The Pacers still trail, 3-2, in the best-of-seven series. Game 6 will be played Friday night in Miami. It took a frantic effort just to extend the series, even with the foul-plagued LeBron James held to just seven points in 23 minutes. Chris Bosh led the Heat with 20 points missed a potential goahead 3-pointer in the closing seconds. Indiana turned a 50-41 deficit into a 64-57 lead after three, then led by as much as 11 in the fourth. But Miami’s lastditch rally made it 91-90 with 16 seconds to go before Indiana held on.
Miami failed to clinch its fourth straight Eastern Conference title. The Pacers played like a desperate team trying to save their season. They chased shooters all over the floor, ran down loose balls, even put themselves in harm’s way. Lance Stephenson appeared to hurt his left shoulder in the third quarter after a hard fall and still finished the game. But hard falls and tough plays were a theme all night for a team that had been roundly criticized for its lack of effort in Monday night’s loss. “We just played. Our backs are against the wall right now so that’s all we can do,” George said. “We were in a position that if we lost this game, we’re going home so I think that was in the backs of everybody’s minds.” Until George amped it up in the second half, it looked like the Heat would close out the series with a fourth straight win.
LOS ANGELES – Shelly Sterling is reviewing bids from five groups interested in buying the Los Angeles Clippers, and a deal could be struck before next week’s owners meeting provided both she and her estranged husband Donald relinquish total ownership in the team. A person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Wednesday if an agreement to sell is reached before next Tuesday, the league’s owners wouldn’t meet in New York to vote on terminating Donald Sterling’s ownership. The individual wasn’t authorized to speak publicly because the NBA is not commenting on the process. The individual wouldn’t specify the interested buyers, but said they are major players with considerable financial means. The person told the AP the sale price “appears to be increasing to an unbelievable number,” and that it could soar past $1.5 to $2 billion, and possibly more.
Buccaneers, Man U owner Glazer dies at 85 TAMPA, Fla. – Malcolm Glazer, a self-made billionaire who shunned the spotlight while leading the takeover of English soccer’s Manchester United and transforming the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers into Super Bowl champions, died Wednesday. He was 85. The reclusive Palm Beach businessman had been in failing health since April 2006 when a pair of strokes left him with impaired speech and limited mobility in his right arm and leg. He was not involved in dayto-day operations of either of his sports franchises and was rarely spotted at games in recent years, instead remaining at his mansion in South Florida while entrusting leadership of the Bucs to three of six children, sons Bryan, Joel and Ed. – The Associated Press
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Nothing doing: Serena, Venus out By HOWARD FENDRICH PARIS – Wind was whipping, rain was falling, and thick gray clouds overhead were foreboding as Serena Williams double-faulted, then raised her hands in despair and wailed, “I can’t serve!” As if to prove the point, Williams double-faulted again moments later, before pushing a routine backhand wide to get broken at love. Truth is, the French Open’s defending champion couldn’t do much properly on this particular afternoon, absorbing the most lopsided loss of her 288-match Grand Slam career. Unable to figure out how to get herself going or counter her unheralded opponent’s aggressive game, Williams was beaten, 6-2, 6-2, Wednesday by 35th-ranked Garbine Muguruza of Spain in the second round. “Nothing really worked,” said Williams, whose older sister Venus also lost. “I don’t know anything that actually worked.” Ever since last week’s draw, there was talk about a possible allWilliams match in the third round, which would have been their first Grand Slam meeting since the 2009 Wimbledon final. So much for that: Exactly one minute before Serena’s match began on Court Suzanne Lenglen, the 29th-seeded Venus’ 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 defeat against 56th-ranked Anna Schmiedlova of Slovakia wrapped up in the main stadium. “I felt like this was a match that
Serena Williams covers her face after missing a return during her secondround French Open loss against Garbine Muguruza on Wednesday in Paris. I was most likely going to win,” Venus said. “I don’t know how Serena felt, but I’m sure she feels like that every time she goes on the court. So I think our expectation was to play in the next round.” Instead of the 25th Williams vs. Williams encounter on tour, it’ll be the 20-year-old Muguruza vs. 19-year-old Schmiedlova. Serena’s exit came a day after a loss by No. 2 Li Na, the first time in the Open era, which began in 1968, that the top two women were gone before the third round at any major. “Nobody’s safe,” summed up Patrick Mouratoglou, the coach who began working with Serena after the
PARIS – A look at the French Open on Wednesday: Men’s seeded winners: No. 2 Novak Djokovic, No. 4 Roger Federer, No. 6 Tomas Berdych, No. 8 Milos Raonic, No. 10 John Isner, No. 13 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, No. 17 Tommy Robredo, No. 18 Ernests Gulbis, No. 22 Jerzy Janowicz, No. 25 Marin Cilic, No. 27 Roberto Bautista Agut, No. 29 Gilles Simon, No. 31 Dmitry Tursunov. Men’s seeded losers: No. 15 Mikhail Youzhny, No. 20 Alexandr Dolgopolov. Women’s seeded winners: No. 3 Agnieszka Radwanska, No. 7 Maria Sharapova, No. 8 Angelique Kerber, No. 9 Dominika Cibulkova, No. 14 Carla Suarez Navarro, No. 18 Eugenie Bouchard, No. 19 Samantha Stosur, No. 31 Daniela Hantuchova. Women’s seeded losers: No. 1 Serena Williams, No. 16 Sabine Lisicki (retired, injury), No. 12 Flavia Pennetta, No. 20 Alize Cornet, No. 29 Venus Williams, No. 32 Elena Vesnina. Quote of the Day: “I’m going to go home and work five times as hard to make sure I never lose again.” – Serena Williams after her 6-2, 6-2 loss to Garbine Muguruza. – The Associated Press 2012 French Open. “Usually when she’s in trouble, she always finds a way,” Mouratoglou said. “But she’s a human being, so today she couldn’t.”
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Class 3A Harvard Regional Mon., May 26 Game 1: Harvard 4, Woodstock North 2 Wed., May 28 Game 2: Richmond-Burton 1, Harvard 0 Thu., May 29 Game 3: (2) Woodstock vs. (3) Marian Central, 4:30 p.m. Sat., May 31 Game 4: (1) Richmond-Burton vs. Winner Game 3, 10 a.m.
RICHMOND-BURTON 1, HARVARD 0 Harvard Rich-Burton
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WP: Kaska (7IP, 3H, 0R, 0ER, 4BB, 13K). LP: Piechocki (6IP, 7H, 1R, 0ER, 0BB, 3K) Top hitters: Harvard – Bielski 1-3, Schneider 1-3, Piechocki 1-3. Richmond-Burton – Tiso 2-3 (R, SB), Klicker 2-3 (SB), Dittmar 1-3 (RBI), Anderson 1-2, Kaufman 1-2 Belvidere North Regional Mon., May 26 Game 1: Marengo 6, Belvidere 5 Wed., May 28 Game 2: Boylan 2, Marengo 1 Thu., May 29 Game 3: (2) Belvidere North vs. (3) Rockford Lutheran, 4:30 p.m. Sat., May 31 Game 4: (1) Boylan vs. Winner Game 3, 11 a.m.
HUNTLEY 4, LARKIN 0 Larkin Huntley
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WP: Luecht (7IP, 3H, 0R, 0ER, 4BB, 5K). LP: McCracken (6IP, 4H, 4R, 1ER, 1BB, 5K). Top hitters: Huntley – Kiriakopoulos 2-3, Sullivan 1-3 (3B, 3 RBI), Skonieczny 0-3 (RBI) Grayslake North Regional Mon., May 26 Game 1: Grayslake North 6, Round Lake 0, 4:30 p.m. Wed., May 28 Game 2: Grant 6, Grayslake North 1 Thu., May 29 Game 3: (2) McHenry vs. (3) Prairie Ridge, 4 p.m. Sat., May 31 Game 4: (1) Grant vs. Winner Game 3, 11 a.m.
SOFTBALL Class 3A Elmwood Park Regional Mon., May 26 Game 1: Johnsburg 10, North Grand 2 Wed., May 28 Game 2: Wauconda 9, Johnsburg 1 Game 3: Chicago (Resurrection) 18, Elmwood Park 8 Sat., May 31 Game 4: (1) Wauconda vs. (8) Chicago (Resurrection), 11 a.m.
LP: Walsweer (6IP, 2H, 2R, 2ER, 4BB). Top hitters: Marengo – Kurczewski 1-3 (RBI).
Belvidere Regional Wed., May 28 Game 2: Belvidere North 9, Freeport 1 Thur., May 29 Game 1: (1) Belvidere vs. (4) Harvard, 4:30 p.m. Sat., May 31 Game 3: (2) Belvidere North vs. Winner Game 2, 11 a.m.
Grayslake Central Regional Mon., May 26 Game 1: Antioch 14, North Chicago 1 Wed., May 28 Game 2: Grayslake Central 11, Antioch 0 (5 inn.) Thu., May 29 Game 3: (2) Lakes vs. (3) Johnsburg, 4 p.m. Sat., May 31 Game 4: (1) Grayslake Central vs. Winner Game 3, 11 a.m.
Woodstock North Regional Mon., May 26 Game 1: Woodstock North 10, Woodstock 5 Wed., May 28 Game 2: Marengo 4, Woodstock North 0 Game 3: Richmond-Burton 12, Marian Central 10 Sat., May 31 Game 4: (1) Marengo vs. (3) Richmond-Burton 11 a.m.
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Class 4A Crystal Lake South Regional Mon., May 26 Game 1: Crystal Lake South 2, Crystal Lake Central 1 Wed., May 28 Game 2: Barrington 8, Crystal Lake South 3 Thu., May 29 Game 3: (2) Jacobs vs. (3) Cary-Grove, 4:30 p.m. Sat., May 31 Game 4: (1) Barrington vs. Winner Game 3, 3 p.m.
BARRINGTON 8, CL SOUTH 3 CL South Barrington
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WP: Delaurentis, 6-3 (5.1IP, 8H, 3R, 2ER, 1BB, 8K). LP: Smith (4.2IP, 8H, 7R, 6ER, 1BB, 2K). Top hitters: Barrington – Coon 3-3 (2R), Horton 2-2 (2R), Kubiuk 2-3 (2B, 3RBIs), Dodge 1-1 (RBI). CL South – Bright 2-4 (R), Howaniec 1-3 (R), Wilkening 1-3 (RBI), Bulger 1-3 (R). DeKalb Regional Mon., May 26 Game 1: Elgin 4, Rockford Jefferson 0 Wed., May 28 Game 2: Huntley 4, Larkin 0 Thu., May 29 Game 3: (2) Dundee-Crown vs. (3) DeKalb, 4 p.m. Sat., May 31 Game 4: (1) Huntley vs. Winner Game 3, 10 a.m.
MARENGO 4 WOODSTOCK NORTH 0 Wood. North Marengo
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WP: Dionne, 19-4 (7IP, 0H, 0R, 0ER, 1BB, 15K). LP: Butler (6IP, 3H, 4R, 3ER, 7BB, 1K). Top hitters: Woodstock North – C. Wirfs 0-1 (BB). Marengo – Markison 1-1 (RBI, BB, SB), Carlson 0-2 (RBI).
RICHMOND-BURTON 12 MARIAN CENTRAL 10 Rich.-Burton Marian
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WP: Modlin, 11-4 (7IP, 18H, 10R, 8ER, 5BB, 6K). LP: Shukis, 5-2 (6.1IP, 12H, 12R, 10ER, 3BB, 3K). Top hitters: Richmond-Burton – Mell 1-3 (HR, 3 RBI, 2R), Pedley 2-4 (2B, 2RBI, BB), Dahlen 2-4 (2B, 2RBI), Schwegel 3-4 2 2B, 2RBI, 3R). Marian – Faunce 4-5 (2B, RBI, 3R), Peters 3-5 (2RBI), Schaefer 2-3 (2B, RBI, R, 2BB).
Class 4A McHenry Regional Wed., May 28 Game 1: Grayslake North 16, Round Lake 6 Game 3: Grant 5, Prairie Ridge 4 Thur., May 29 Game 2: (1) McHenry vs. (4) Grayslake North, 4:30 p.m. Sat., May 31 Game 4: Winner Game 2 vs. (3) Grant, 1 p.m.
Huntley Regional Mon., May 26 Game 1: Rockford Jefferson 14, Dundee-Crown 12 Tue., May 27 Game 2: DeKalb 10, Rockford Jefferson 0 (5 inn.) Wed., May 28 Game 3: Huntley 9, Rockford East 0 Sat., May 31 Game 4: (1) DeKalb vs. (2) Huntley, 11 a.m.
HUNTLEY 9, ROCKFORD EAST 0 Rockford East Huntley
000 000 0 – 0 1 5 520 020 x – 9 14 0
WP: Conklin (7IP, 1H, 0R, 0ER, 0BB, 12K). LP: Hecox (2IP, 7H, 7R, 3ER, 0BB, 0K). Top hitters: Huntley – Baczewski 4-4 (2B), Larson 2-4 (2HR, 4RBI), Stone 3-5 (SB, 3R), Walsh 3-5 (2B, SB, 2R). Cary-Grove Regional Mon., May 26 Game 1: Jacobs 3, Crystal Lake Central 1 Wed., May 28 Game 2: Barrington 3, Jacobs 0 Thur., May 29 Game 3: (2) Cary-Grove vs. (3) Crystal Lake South, 4:30 p.m. Fri., May 30 Game 4: (1) Barrington vs. Winner Game 3, 4:30 p.m.
BARRINGTON 3, JACOBS 0 Jacobs Barrington
000 000 0 – 0 0 0 030 000 x – 3 4 0
WP: Dolezal (7IP, 1H, 0R, 0ER, 4BB, 6K). LP: Peters (6IP, 4H, 3R, 3ER, 1BB, 2K). Top hitters: Jacobs – Borg 1-3. BKordich 1-2 (2RBI).
GIRLS SOCCER Class 2A Grayslake North Sectional Wed., May 28 Match 1: Lake Forest 2, Prairie Ridge 0 Match 2: St. Viator 1, Deerfield 0 Fri., May 30 Match 3: Lake Forest vs. St. Viator, 6:30 p.m.
LAKE FOREST 2, PRAIRIE RIDGE 0 Prairie Ridge Lake Forest
– 0 – 2
Second Half LF- Edwards (Bourne) LF- Ehrens (Unassisted) Goalkeeper Saves: Laibly (PR) 7, Revenaugh (LF) 3. Hampshire Sectional Tue., May 27 Match 1: Boylan 9, Marian Central 0 Match 2: DeKalb 1, Rosary 0 Fri., May 30 Match 3: Boylan vs. DeKalb, 6 p.m.
Class 3A Auburn Sectional Tue., May 27 Match 1: Harlem 3, South Elgin 0 Wed., May 28 Match 2: Huntley 5, McHenry 0 Fri., May 30 Match 3: Harlem vs. Huntley, 5 p.m.
HUNTLEY 5, McHENRY 0 McHenry Huntley
– 0 – 5
First half H– Zobott (Costantino) H– Jakubowski Second half H– Costantino (Jakubowski) H– Kaufman (Jakubowski) H– Hecht (Kaufman) Goalkeeper saves: Galason (H) 3; Holmes (McH) 5
BOYS TENNIS STATE FINALS TOURNAMENT Area Qualifiers First round (Seeds in parentheses) Singles at Hoffman Estates Josh Pudlo (CL Central) vs. Devohn Hall (Homewood-Flossmoor) Elisha Hougland (Hampshire) vs. (5-8) Stefano Tsorotiotis (Libertyville) at Schaumburg Ryan Kohl (Prairie Ridge) vs. (9-16) Brice Polender (Lake Forest) Charles Shin (Marian Central) vs. Frank Jansen (Effingham St. Anthony) at Hersey Hayden Dzurisin (Prairie Ridge) vs. (17-32) Nick Zazove (Highland Park) Kendrick Chong (Jacobs) vs. (5-8) Edward Grabill (Hinsdale Central) at Rolling Meadows Kailash Panchapakesan (Jacobs) vs. Luke Winchester (Ottawa) Doubles at Palatine Danny VanBosch/Matt Cox (Prairie Ridge) vs. Christian Angelos/Jake Richards (Oak Park-River Forest) Joe Baietto/Kyle Devlin (CL South) vs. (5-8) Corey Schwartz/Alex Galoustian (New Trier) Riley Rowan/Matt Toomire (Jacobs) vs. Nick Kolbus/Collin O’Bryan (Peoria Notre Dame) Jake Grabner/Matt Frederick (Huntley) vs. Jared Minor/Jason Wohltman (Effingham) at Buffalo Grove Matt Altman/Garrett Locher (Prairie Ridge) vs. (9-16) Thomas Hanley/Wyatt Mayer (New Trier) Chad Wagner/Brad Spangenberg (Dundee-Crown) vs. Tyler Williams/Brice Piotrowski (Geneseo) at Barrington Nick Higgin/Jake Maher (McHenry) vs. Sam Cheung/Rajiv Patel-O’Connor (IMSA.) at Elk Grove Kyle Powell/Will Liby (Jacobs) vs. (17-32) Gabe Mitchell/Michael Yoo (Champaign Central)
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HOCKEY NHL PLAYOFFS CONFERENCE FINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) WESTERN CONFERENCE Los Angeles 3, Blackhawks 2 Sunday, May 18: Blackhawks 3, Los Angeles 1 Wednesday, May 21: Los Angeles 6, Blackhawks 2 Saturday, May 24: Los Angeles 4, Blackhawks 3 Monday, May 26: Los Angeles 5, Blackhawks 2 Wednesday, May 28: Blackhawks 5, Los Angeles 4, 2OT Friday, May 30: Blackhawks at Los Angeles, 8 p.m. x-Sunday, June 1: Los Angeles at Blackhawks, 7 p.m. EASTERN CONFERENCE N.Y. Rangers 3, Montreal 2 Saturday, May 17: N.Y. Rangers 7, Montreal 2 Monday, May 19: NY Rangers 3, Montreal 1 Thursday, May 22: Montreal 3, NY Rangers 2, OT Sunday, May 25: NY Rangers 3, Montreal 2, OT Tuesday, May 27: Montreal 7, NY Rangers 4 Thursday, May 29: Montreal at NY Rangers, 7 p.m. x-Saturday, May 31: NY Rangers at Montreal, 7 p.m.
NHL PLAYOFF LEADERS Through May 27 GP Anze Kopitar, LA 18 Jeff Carter, LA 18 Marian Gaborik, LA 18 Justin Williams, LA 18 Ryan Getzlaf, Anh 12 Jonathan Toews, Hawks 16 Evgeni Malkin, Pit 13 P.K. Subban, Mon 16 Zach Parise, Min 13 Drew Doughty, LA 18 Marian Hossa, Hawks 16 Martin St. Louis, NYR 19 Lars Eller, Mon 16 Derek Stepan, NYR 18
G 5 8 10 6 4 8 6 5 4 3 2 6 5 5
A PTS 17 22 12 20 6 16 9 15 11 15 6 14 8 14 9 14 10 14 11 14 12 14 7 13 8 13 8 13
BLACKHAWKS 5, KINGS 4 (2OT) Los Angeles Chicago
10-1 — 44. Chicago 9-11-16-8-1 — 45. Power-play opportunities — Los Angeles 0 of 3; Chicago 1 of 4. Goalies — Los Angeles, Quick 11-8-0 (45 shots-40 saves). Chicago, Crawford 10-7-0 (44-40). A — 21,871 (19,717). T — 3:32. Referees — Marc Joannette, Kevin Pollock. Linesmen — Steve Miller, Scott Driscoll.
2 2 0 0 0 — 4 3 0 1 0 1 — 5
First Period — 1, Chicago, Seabrook 3 (Toews, Kane), 1:13 (pp). 2, Chicago, Oduya 2 (Kane, Shaw), 3:40. 3, Los Angeles, Stoll 2 (King), 9:49. 4, Chicago, Saad 5 (Shaw, Kane), 11:06. 5, Los Angeles, Gaborik 11 (Kopitar, Brown), 13:16. Penalties — Doughty, LA (tripping), :30; Hjalmarsson, Chi (holding stick), 17:52. Second Period — 6, Los Angeles, Brown 4 (Gaborik), 11:08. 7, Los Angeles, Pearson 4 (Carter, Richards), 13:08. Penalties — Muzzin, LA (cross-checking), 8:01; Oduya, Chi (hooking), 13:47. Third Period — 8, Chicago, Smith 3 (Saad, Oduya), 1:17. Penalties — Mitchell, LA (delay of game), 8:22; Saad, Chi (goaltender interference), 9:25; Stoll, LA (tripping), 16:49. First Overtime — None. Penalties — None. Second Overtime — 9, Chicago, Handzus 2 (Saad, Kane), 2:04. Penalties — None. Shots on Goal — Los Angeles 9-16-8-
WESTERN CONFERENCE Texas 2, Toronto 1 Friday, May 23: Toronto 5, Texas 1 Monday, May 26: Texas 6, Toronto 3 Wednesday, May 28: Texas 3, Toronto 2 Thursday, May 29: Texas at Toronto, 6 p.m. Saturday, May 31: Texas at Toronto, 2 p.m. x-Monday, June 2: Toronto at Texas, 7:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, June 3: Toronto at Texas, 7:30 p.m.
WESTERN CONFERENCE San Antonio 2, Oklahoma City 2 Monday, May 19: San Antonio 122, Oklahoma City 105 Wednesday, May 21: San Antonio 112, Oklahoma City 77 Sunday, May 25: Oklahoma City 106, San Antonio 97 Tuesday, May 27: Oklahoma City 105, San Antonio 92 Thursday, May 29: Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 8 p.m. Saturday, May 31: San Antonio at Oklahoma City, 7:30 p.m. x-Monday, June 2: Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 8 p.m.
EASTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct Sky 4 1 .800 Atlanta 2 2 .500 New York 2 2 .500 Washington 1 2 .333 Connecticut 1 3 .250 Indiana 1 3 .250 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct Minnesota 5 0 1.000 Los Angeles 2 1 .667 Phoenix 2 1 .667 San Antonio 3 2 .600 Seattle 1 4 .200 Tulsa 0 3 .000
GB — 1½ 1½ 2 2½ 2½ GB — 2 2 2 4 4
Wednesday’s Games San Antonio 82, Tulsa 79 Thursday’s Games Connecticut at Indiana, 7 p.m. Friday’s Games Connecticut at Sky, 7:30 p.m. New York at Washington, 6 p.m. Seattle at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m. San Antonio at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Tulsa at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Tuesday’s Games New York 70, Seattle 64
Singles 1: Martin Joyce (Hinsdale Central) 2: Peter Tarwid (Lake Forest) 3-4: Ben VanDixhorn (Libertyville), Jasper Koenen (St. Charles East) 5-8: Tony Leto (Downers Grove South), Edward Grabill (Hinsdale Central), Stefano Tsorotiotis (Libertyville), Will Koehrsen (Metamora) 9-16: Sebastien Lescoulie (Carbondale), Kyle Scheffers (Chicago Heights Marian), Noah Rosenblat (Deerfield), Christian San Andres (Downers Grove), Brandon Harris (Edwardsville), Brice Polender (Lake Forest), Tom Bickel (New Trier), Scott Bickel (New Trier) Doubles 1: Lope Adelakun/Chase Hamilton (Hinsdale Central) 2: Colin Harvey/Andrew Komarov (Stevenson) 3-4: Jack Desse/Logan Ware (Edwardsville), Grant Reiman/Trent Reiman (Morton) 5-8: Max Gordon/David Aizenberg (Highland Park), Scott Christian/Connor O’Kelly (Lake Forest), David Zakhodin/ Miguel Perez (Glenbrook North), Corey Schwartz/Alex Galoustian (New Trier) 9-16: Jacob Hamilton/Chase Stumne (Belleville East), Chris Casati/Niko Wasilewicz (Deerfield), Michael Czlonka/ James Bruning (Hinsdale Central), Jack Bernstein/Jack Wennerstrum (Lyons), Greg Frauenheim/Jordon O’Kelly (Lake Forest), Adam Maryniuk/Matthew Harvey (Stevenson), Jonah Philion/Miles Blim (Oak Park-River Forest), Thomas Hanley/ Wyatt Mayer (New Trier)
At Stade Roland Garros Paris Purse: $34.12 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Men’s Singles First Round Steve Johnson, United States, def. Laurent Lokoli, France, 4-6, 6-7 (7), 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-3. Second Round Gilles Simon (29), France, def. Alejandro Gonzalez, Colombia, 6-4, 6-0, 6-2. Roberto Bautista Agut (27), Spain, def. Benoit Paire, France, 6-4, 7-6 (4), 6-2. Ernests Gulbis (18), Latvia, def. Facundo Bagnis, Argentina, 6-2, 7-5, 6-0. Radek Stepanek, Czech Republic, def. Mikhail Youzhny (15), Russia, 6-0, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. Marcel Granollers, Spain, def. Alexandr Dolgopolov (20), Ukraine, 1-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-0, 6-2. Novak Djokovic (2), Serbia, def. Jeremy Chardy, France, 6-1, 6-4, 6-2. Dmitry Tursunov (31), Russia, def. Sam Querrey, United States, 6-4, 7-5, 6-1. Marin Cilic (25), Croatia, def. Tobias Kamke, Germany, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-0. Milos Raonic (8), Canada, def. Jiri Vesely, Czech Republic, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-1. Roger Federer (4), Switzerland, def. Diego Sebastian Schwartzman, Argentina, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Tomas Berdych (6), Czech Republic, def. Aleksandr Nedovyesov, Kazakhstan, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3. Tommy Robredo (17), Spain, def. Kenny de Schepper, France, 6-2, 6-3, 6-3. Martin Klizan, Slovakia, def. Robin Haase, Netherlands, 6-1, 3-6, 6-1, 1-6, 7-5. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (13), France, def. Jurgen Melzer, Austria, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4. Jerzy Janowicz (22), Poland, def. Jarkko Nieminen, Finland, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4), 6-4.
LINE +105 +125 +105 +110 +105 +125 +100 +125 +125 +115
NBA Playoffs FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at San Antonio 4½ (206) Oklahoma City NHL Playoffs FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at N.Y. Rangers -175 Montreal +155
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Placed RHP Clay Buchholz on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 27. Recalled RHP Alex Wilson from Pawtucket (IL). CLEVELAND INDIANS — Activated INF Jason Kipnis from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Justin Sellers to Columbus (IL). OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Sent RHP Ronald Herrera to San Diego to complete an earlier trade. SEATTLE MARINERS — Signed OF Xavier Nady to a minor league contract. TAMPA BAY RAYS — Placed C Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Kevin Kiermaier from Durham (IL). TEXAS RANGERS — Activated LHP Joe Saunders from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Aaron Poreda to Round Rock (PCL). Claimed RHP Phil Irwin off waivers from Pittsburgh and optioned him to Round Rock (PCL). National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Selected the contract of INF-OF Nick Evans from Reno (PCL). Optioned OF Alfredo Marte to Reno. LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Placed OF Carl Crawford on the 15-day DL. Selected the contract of INF-OF Jamie Romak from Albuquerque (PCL). BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBA — Fined San Antonio C Tiago Splitter $5,000 for violating the league’s anti-flopping rules during Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals.
CONFERENCE FINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE Miami 3, Indiana 2 Sunday, May 18: Indiana 107, Miami 96 Tuesday, May 20: Miami 87, Indiana 83 Saturday, May 24: Miami 99, Indiana 87 Monday, May 26: Miami 102, Indiana 90 Wednesday, May 28: Indiana 93, Miami 90 x-Friday, May 30: Indiana at Miami, 7:30 p.m. x-Sunday, June 1: Miami at Indiana, 7:30 p.m.
Major League Baseball FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Philadelphia -115 New York at St. Louis -135 San Francisco at Arizona -115 Cincinnati at Los Angeles -120 Pittsburgh American League at Minnesota -115 Texas at Oakland -135 Detroit at Toronto -110 Kansas City Baltimore -135 at Houston Los Angeles -135 at Seattle Interleague at Boston -125 Atlanta
CONFERENCE FINALS BEST OF 7 EASTERN CONFERENCE St. John’s 2, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 1 Saturday, May 24: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 3, St. John’s 2 Sunday, May 25: St. John’s 2, WilkesBarre/Scranton 1 Wednesday, May 28: St. John’s 5, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 0 Thursday, May 29: St. John’s at WilkesBarre/Scranton, 6:05 p.m. Saturday, May 31: St. John’s at WilkesBarre/Scranton, 6:05 p.m. x-Tuesday, June 3: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton at St. John’s, 5 p.m. x-Wednesday, June 4: Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton at St. John’s, 5 p.m.
John Isner (10), United States, def. Mikhail Kukushkin, Kazakhstan, 6-7 (6), 7-6 (4), 6-3, 7-6 (4). Women’s Singles Second Round Anna Schmiedlova, Slovakia, def. Venus Williams (29), United States, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4. Johanna Larsson, Sweden, def. Flavia Pennetta (12), Italy, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2. Eugenie Bouchard (18), Canada, def. Julia Goerges, Germany, 2-6, 6-2, 6-1. Garbine Muguruza, Spain, def. Serena Williams (1), United States, 6-2, 6-2. Angelique Kerber (8), Germany, def. Varvara Lepchenko, United States, 6-2, 7-5. Carla Suarez Navarro (14), Spain, def. Timea Bacsinszky, Switzerland, 7-5, 1-6, 6-4. Daniela Hantuchova (31), Slovakia, def. Claire Feuerstein, France, 6-1, 6-4. Dominika Cibulkova (9, Slovakia, def. Tamira Paszek, Austria, 6-3, 6-4. Maria Sharapova (7), Russia, def. Tsvetana Pironkova, Bulgaria, 7-5, 6-2. Taylor Townsend, United States, def. Alize Cornet (20), France, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4. Sam Stosur (19), Australia, def. Yvonne Meusburger, Austria, 6-1, 6-3. Mona Barthel, Germany, def. Sabine Lisicki (16), Germany, 6-1, 3-0, retired. Ajla Tomljanovic, Croatia, def. Elena Vesnina (32), Russia, 7-6 (6), 6-2. Agnieszka Radwanska (3), Poland, def. Karolina Pliskova, Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-4. Monica Niculescu, Romania, leads Paula Ormaechea, Argentina, 6-2, 2-0, susp., rain. Pauline Parmentier, France, leads Yaroslava Shvedova, Kazakhstan, 1-6, 6-3, 2-1 (0-15), susp., rain.
FOOTBALL National Football League BUFFALO BILLS — Signed WR Sammy Watkins. MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed CB Anthony Gaitor. NEW YORK JETS — Signed CB Brandon Dixon to a four-year contract. HOCKEY National Hockey League NHL — Suspended New York Rangers D John Moore two games for his hit on Montreal F Dale Weise in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final. NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Agreed to terms with D Ville Pokka on a three-year, entry-level contract. OTTAWA SENATORS — Signed F Max McCormick to a two-year entry-level contract. SOCCER Major League Soccer MLS — Rescinded the fine and onegame suspension for the red card issued to D.C. United F Eddie Johnson during a May 24 game against New England.
COLLEGES ARIZONA STATE — Agreed to terms with football coach Todd Graham on a one-year contract extension through 2019, NORTHERN ARIZONA — Agreed to terms with men’s basketball coach Jack Murphy on a two-year contract extension. NOTRE DAME — Readmitted WR DaVaris Daniels and men’s basketball G Jerian Grant after they were suspended for the spring semester for undisclosed academic violations. WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE — Announced the resignation of women’s golf coach Meghan Sobotta.
SOCCER MLS Wednesday’s Games Portland 2, Chivas USA 0 Saturday’s Games Real Salt Lake at Seattle FC, 3 p.m. Columbus at Toronto FC, 4 p.m. New England at Montreal, 6 p.m. Kansas City at D.C. United, 6 p.m. San Jose at FC Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Chivas USA, 9:30 p.m.
NWSL Seattle Red Stars FC Kansas City Portland Washington Western New York Sky Blue FC Boston Houston
W 7 6 4 4 4 3 2 2 1
L 0 2 4 3 4 3 4 6 7
T 2 1 3 2 1 2 4 0 1
Pts 23 19 15 14 13 11 10 6 4
GF 19 15 18 10 17 13 10 11 8
GA 7 6 16 10 18 11 15 19 19
NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Wednesday’s Games Red Stars 2, Sky Blue FC 0 Boston 4, Portland 1 Saturday’s Games Houston at Western New York, 6 p.m.
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Couple feeling financial strain Corticosteroid ointments reduce inflammation and itch of eczema receives many helpful ideas Dear Abby: “Holding on in
dealing with mental health and financial issues, and might be paid for as part of the employer’s contract with the EAP organization. – Just
DEAR ABBY Jeanne Phillips
Arkansas” (Feb. 27) asked where to go for free counseling. You suggested she call her local mental health department for counseling options for her marriage and money issues. Another resource would be her local church. Pastors often offer counseling to couples. Many churches also have support groups for parents to connect with each other. I have seen churches save marriages and get couples back on the right track emotionally and financially. – Passing It On In
My Two Cents Dear Abby: If the woman’s
apply for food stamps. Asking for help can be difficult or embarrassing, but knowing your kids won’t be hungry makes it worth it. –
county doesn’t have a mental health department, her region should have a department of public health. Or she could be guided by the school nurse at her children’s school. School nurses are often the first responders to families in crisis or in need of counseling. –
Been There, Done That, Too Dear Abby: “Holding”
Tennessee Dear Passing It On: Your suggestion was mentioned by a number of other readers. They, too, felt solving her financial problems would lessen or eliminate the marital discord “Holding” and her husband are experiencing. Read on: Dear Abby: One of the largest contributors to our national charitable network – United Way – offers many helpful services. The Consumer Credit Counseling Service also might be a resource, if credit cards are part of the problem. If there is a choice between paying a bill or buying groceries, the bill should come first. There are many food pantries. The family also can
should contact her bank about refinancing her mortgage. If she can’t pay her electric bill, she should see if she qualifies for a reduced rate for her income level. As for the kids, if they’re in school, they probably meet the criteria for the reducedcost lunch program. – Full Of
New England Nurse Dear Abby: It is human
Ideas In Washington Dear Abby: “Holding” should seek help from the school counselor. He/she can recommend mental health support within the family’s financial means, and connect them with additional community resources to lessen some of the stresses of daily life. With many families struggling in many ways, encouraging this woman to seek out available help is crucial. –
School Counselor-In-Training Dear Abby: Does her employer or her husband’s have an Employee Assistance Program? These services offer a wide range of help, including
nature to want the best for one’s family, but a lot of the couples suffering this kind of stress have brought it on themselves. There won’t be enough money for food and monthly bills if they are paying for new cars, a house they can’t afford, ordering takeout instead of cooking, subscribing to the deluxe cable TV package, going on expensive vacations and paying for activities the kids “have to do” just because their friends are. Couples’ financial problems could be greatly improved if they only would make better choices. – Living Within My
Means Down South • Write Dear Abby at www. dearabby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.
Dear Dr. K: My 21-monthold daughter has eczema. Is there any way to treat this condition without steroids? Dear Reader: Eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is more than just dry skin. It is an inflammatory skin disease that often begins in infancy as an intensely itchy rash. Scratching leads to further irritation. The injured skin becomes chronically inflamed and more vulnerable to infection. Airborne allergens can make eczema worse. Reducing your daughter’s exposure to these triggers could improve her eczema and reduce her need for treatment: • Remove carpets and heavy draperies from her sleeping area. • Wash her bedding frequently in hot water. • Clean and vacuum frequently. • Regularly bathe pets and keep them out of her bedroom. • Avoid foods (such as milk, eggs, soy or wheat) if they trigger your daughter’s eczema. Skin affected by eczema loses water easily. Keep your daughter’s skin hydrated by soaking it in warm (not hot) baths. Don’t use soaps and shampoos, which worsen dry skin, more than
ASK DR. K Dr. Anthony Komaroff twice a week. Gently pat (don’t rub) her skin dry with a soft towel, then promptly and generously apply thick moisturizers with a low water content to lock in the moisture. Choose creams without fragrances, dyes or preservatives. Antihistamines can help to control the ferocious itch, but they can cause drowsiness. Giving your daughter an antihistamine at bedtime might help relieve her itch and help her sleep during an uncomfortable flare-up. If these measures don’t control your daughter’s eczema, her doctor likely will recommend a topical corticosteroid to apply to her skin. Corticosteroid creams and ointments effectively reduce inflammation. They are one of the most important types of medicines to be developed in the past 50 years. Eczema is just one of the many diseases and conditions that can be effectively treated by these medicines. Corticosteroids often are called just “steroids” by
doctors. But don’t be confused: These inflammationfighting hormones are different from the “steroids” that body builders use. Corticosteroid creams can gradually thin the skin and cause small blood vessels to break if used on the face. So use them with caution, and in low doses, on the face – as directed by your daughter’s doctor. You might have heard corticosteroids can stunt a child’s growth and thin the bones. That’s an issue with corticosteroid pills (or injections), but not with corticosteroid creams and ointments – unless extraordinary amounts are used over much of the body. As with any medicine, corticosteroids have both benefits and risks. You should discuss with your daughter’s doctor what the balance of benefits and risks is likely to be in her case, and I’m sure you’ll be able to find the right treatment. Fortunately, your daughter has available effective treatments that had not yet been developed two generations ago. • Write to Dr. Komaroff at www.askdoctork.com or Ask Doctor K, 10 Shattuck St., Second Floor, Boston, MA 02115.
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BEASTIE BOYS’ AD-ROCK TESTIFIES: ‘WE LIKE SPORTS’
NEW YORK – Beastie Boys rapper Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz had an easy answer for a New York lawyer asking why the hip-hop group refuses to endorse products but licensed its music for a watch company’s snowboarding video. Horovitz told a lawyer for beverage-maker Monster Energy Co. that, “We like sports.” He said snowboarding, skateboarding and surfing are all hits with the band he started with two others in the 1980s when he was a teenager. The testimony came Wednesday at a trial stemming from a lawsuit the band brought against the Corona, California-based Monster. The company admits it violated the Beastie Boys’ copyrights by including its songs in a video that was online for five weeks. But it insists it should owe no more than $125,000. The band wants over $2 million.
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One Direction’s lawyers looking into leaked video NEW YORK – A representative for One Direction said the band’s lawyers are dealing with a video showing two band members smoking what the singers referred to as an “illegal substance.” British tabloid The Daily Mail posted the clip Tuesday of Zayn Malik smoking and speaking with Louis Tomlinson, who is filming the video. “This matter is in the hands of our lawyers,” their publicist said Wednesday. In the video, 22-year-old Tomlinson says “joint lit, happy days,” and asks his bandmate, “What do you think Zayn about that kind of content?” The 21-year-old Malik responds: “Very controversial.” The video led some angry fans to post photos of them burning One Direction’s concert tickets. The platinum-selling group has achieved worldwide success since debuting in 2011, thanks to a feverish fan base made up of young girls. Their hits include “What Makes You Beautiful,” ‘’Best Song Ever” and “Story of My Life.” The group was set to perform Wednesday night in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Stars campaign to keep kids out of media LOS ANGELES – Suri Cruise did not ask for fame. Yet she’s been chased by cameras practically from birth, with no choice in the matter, because her parents are Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. Kristen Bell is exasperated just thinking about it. “Suri Cruise is not fictional. She’s a real little girl ... and it’s just not fair,” Bell said. The 33-year-old actress and mother has been leading a growing movement among Hollywood stars aimed at reducing media demand for paparazzi images of celebrity kids and she’s using the plight of 8-year-old Suri as an example. Launched in January, Bell’s No Kids Policy gained almost instant traction by hitting the entertainment media where it hurts: celebrity access, which translates into viewers, readers and profits. Bell got a bunch of stars, from Jennifer Aniston to Jennifer Lawrence, who agreed to decline interviews with TV and text outlets that use paparazzi photos or video of children that were taken without their parents’ consent. Then she met with entertainment media executives and told them either agree to her No Kids Policy or celebs will stay away. Now, through upcoming media interviews and meetings with “mommy bloggers,” Bell is taking her cause direct to consumers, asking them to consider the circumstances around the starry images that beckon at grocery check stands. Bell and her famous colleagues can’t outright refuse interviews; contracts typically obligate them to promote their movies and shows. But they can be picky about which outlets they’ll work with. Star-driven shows and magazines such as “Entertainment Tonight” and Us Weekly, which rely on images from freelance photographers and independent photo agencies to help illustrate their stories, say it’s easy to support Bell’s effort. “Entertainment Tonight” executive producer Brad Bessey said he would not use paparazzi-generated photos of celebrity kids under any circumstances, while Us Weekly editor-in-chief Mike Steele might consider such images in cases of breaking news involving the children. Steele said the new policy hasn’t impacted editorial operations at the magazine, other than requiring an extra step to get consent from celebrity parents before publishing images of their kids. Some agree and some don’t, he said. “I’ll argue until my dying day that my daughter should not be affected by my career choice,” Bell said.
LAS VEGAS – Eva Longoria’s female-focused steakhouse has closed less than two years after opening in a swanky shopping center on the Las Vegas Strip. Officials with parent company Landry’s said SHe by Morton’s shut down effective Sunday. Company executives did not immediately return messages seeking further explanation of the closure. The steakhouse ran into trouble with health inspectors last month, when the Southern Nevada Health District temporarily closed the restaurant. Inspectors gave the restaurant numerous demerits, mostly related to keeping food at proper temperatures and maintaining accurate thermometers. The eatery quickly reopened with a grade ‘A’ from the health district. Longoria partnered with Morton’s steakhouse to open SHe in late 2012. It was inside the Crystals shops at the Aria casino and featured
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LOS ANGELES – Paul Walker’s daughter will live with a nanny and her mother, an attorney told a court commissioner who dismissed guardianship proceedings over the teenager Wednesday. Los Angeles Superior Court Commissioner David J. Cowan dismissed a guardianship case over Meadow Rain Walker after hearing from Amy Nieman, an attorney he appointed to represent the 15-year-old. Nieman said there was no need for court oversight because there was an adequate plan for the teenager’s care, including help from a close friend of the late actor who has been appointed by another court to make sure Meadow Walker receives proper care. Meadow Walker’s mother, Rebecca Soteros, has been spending time with her daughter while receiving treatment for alcoholism and is currently sober, Nieman said. There are “a lot of layers of support for Meadow,” she said. The estate of the “Fast & Furious” franchise star has purchased a home where Meadow Walker and her mother can live, Nieman said. A nanny who has cared for the teenager for roughly two years is currently living with Meadow Walker, the attorney said. Paul Walker’s mother, Cheryl Walker, petitioned for a guardianship over her granddaughter, but she later asked to dismiss it, citing Meadow Walker’s wishes. Cheryl Walker’s attorney Steven Bledsoe said Wednesday that his client accepted the arrangement “in the absence of a better plan.”
‘Chelsea Lately’ to end its 7-year run on Aug. 26 NEW YORK – Chelsea Handler has set the date for ending her E! network comedy-talk show. The network said Wednesday that “Chelsea Lately” will come to a close on Aug. 26. E! will set the stage for Handler’s exit with a monthlong celebration of special episodes and surprise guests. “Chelsea Lately” has aired for seven years. Handler had previously said she would be leaving her show this year.
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Suburban developer puts emphasis on townhouses Jerry Kuyper PALATINE – Jeff Benach, co-principal of Lexington Homes, has a lot of trust in townhouses. Several years ago, his company, which is based in Chicago, began planning to build 149 townhouses at Lexington Park in Des Plaines. Of the original 149 put on the market in 2013, two remain to be sold. In other words, sales today are at 147. In late 2013, Benach’s company opened sales of 51 townhouses at Lexington Hills in Palatine.
“We have sold 18 or 19 of those, and we should be sold out there by the end of the year,” he said. This year, Lexington plans to build 15 townhouses at another site in Palatine. It is called Lexington Oaks. Benach anticipates sales to go fast. “We should be sold out there within a year, too,” he said. “The demand for our type of housing is high.” Ground was broken this month for the townhouses that will be ready for delivery in late 2014. “Our first units will be completed in and ready for move-in by mid-December and, depending how quickly they sell, the rest should be ready for delivery in the spring of
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Developer attributes popularity of project to its design, location • TOWNHOUSES Continued from page E1 Benach attributes high interest and sales to the design of the townhouses and their location. He noted these factors appeal to a mix of buyers, from first-time buyers to families with children and to empty-nesters. Benach explained why he has such high hopes for the most recent company development at Lexington Oaks. Located on Route 14, a quarter-mile west of Smith Road and a half-mile east of Quentin Road, the development is on a wooded site near downtown, less than a mile from Palatine’s central business district and the suburb’s Metra station. “Lexington Oaks’ close proximity to downtown Palatine provides an urban convenience of being close to shopping and restaurants in a suburban setting,” Benach said. “Combine that with Palatine’s hometown charm and the almost nonexistent crime rate, and you have a perfect location for young couples looking to move from the city or empty-nesters looking to downsize.” The community offers two-story townhouses in two floor plan designs with three bedrooms, two-and-one-half baths, basements, backyard decks and two-car garages. One plan features a
An eating area blends in with open living space in Lexington Homes townhouse designs. first-floor master bedroom suite and a laundry room on the main floor. Priced from the $330,000s, the living areas measure 1,684 to 1,817 square feet. Square footage and prices are similar to those at Lexington Hills, where prices range from $293,900 to $354,990 and are 1,711 to 1,900 square feet in size. “The first-floor master suite has been a big draw for a variety of buyers,” Benach said. “While it’s natural for empty-nesters to prefer this
layout, we’re also seeing younger families and couples drawn to the convenience of having the master bedroom on the same floor as the main living space. “All of Lexington Homes’ designs, including the two at Lexington Oaks, are created to adapt to changing lifestyles and meet the needs of buyers no matter what stage of life they are in.” Both floor plans at Lexington Oaks are designed to use space more efficiently, Benach pointed out, and provide
open, flexible areas so buyers can adapt their living spaces to meet specific needs. “While each plan features a full basement that can be finished, both also include additional spaces that add versatility and value to the home,” Benach said. For example, the company’s Hickory plan, which includes a master suite with a walk-in closet and private master bath on the main floor, also features two bedrooms and a loft on the second floor. “It is a huge loft,” Benach said, and the area could be put to use as a separate living space. “The loft provides the perfect amount of space that can be turned into whatever meets a buyer’s current needs, be it a work-out area, home office or study area, play room for young kids or a gaming-media room for older kids,” Benach added. Additionally, the Hickory’s open floor plan features a great room with a “sweeping” two-story ceiling that extends above part of the kitchen. “This design also makes it easy to communicate with whoever is in the loft,” Benach said. The Cypress plan, in which all three bedrooms are on the second floor, offers an upstairs laundry room near the bedrooms. “The location of the laundry room has become a key
feature in home design and adds to the overall functionality of the home,” Benach said. “It is very conveniently located on the second floor. Buyers do not want to have to trek down to the basement to do laundry, as that is not where the laundry is being generated. The laundry rooms in Lexington Oaks homes are located in more convenient areas and offer generous space for sorting, hanging and folding clothes.” As in the Hickory plan, the Cypress also includes a master suite. “It is a large suite that provides a private sanctuary with an oversized walk-in closet and master bath,” he said. Benach said Lexington Homes is known for including higher-end finishes in its town houses that most builders would consider upgrades. At Lexington Oaks, for example, both floor plans include hardwood flooring throughout the entire main floor. Kitchen countertops are granite, including the kitchen island, which provides seating space for eating and entertaining. Master bathrooms feature a granitetopped double-bowl vanity and soaking tub and/or walkin shower. Lexington Oaks homes include energy-efficient stainless steel GE appliances and 42-inch upper kitchen cabinets.
A soft sales approach began at Lexington Oaks shortly before Christmas. One townhouse was sold. “But today we have opened sales in full force instead of just part-time,” he said. “We have a lot of interest. The empty-nesters like the master suite on the main floor, and the family buyers like the huge loft and the conveniences provided.” The same soft sales approach was used at Lexington Hills in 2013. “We did a soft launch in September and sales took off,” Benach said. “I believe the quick sales at Lexington Hills showed signs that the housing market was turning a corner. We even had a handful of buyers who bought a home at Lexington Hills before selling their current home. That hasn’t happened for years, and it’s a sign that buyers’ confidence in the housing market is continuing to increase.” Benach said the same theme applies at Lexington Oaks. Buyer confidence in the housing market remains strong, he said. Close to downtown, recreational activities such as biking and hiking on trails are adjacent to the development. The community is in the Community Consolidated School District 15. For information, call 847-459-9900 or visit www. lexingtonchicago.com.
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CARY $340,000, 1401 Stag Trl, Cary 60013-6008, 20-07-252-0070000, Patrick J Cobb To Steven Shaykin & Katherine Shaykin, May 1 $172,000, 2408 Ridge Rd, Cary 60013-1308, 19-01-203-0220000, Federal Home Loan Mtg Corp To Christopher M Ferness & Catherine A Ferness, May 9 $230,000, 7 Thornhill Ct, Cary 60013-1174, 20-06-304-0090000, Aaren Bolle To Tyler D Doering & Kelly M Doering, May 9 $380,000, 365 Florine Ct, Cary 60013-1501, 19-01-451-0470000, Chicago Title Land Trt Co Ttee To Adam W Thompson & Angela M Thompson, May 6 $190,000, 296 Firenze Dr, Cary 60013-3241, 19-14-407-0150000, Chicago Title Land Trt Co Ttee To John Falconer & Mary Anne Falconer, May 6 $159,000, 602 Arthur Dr, Cary 60013-2062, 19-13-126-0200000, John M Emerich To Chad Edward Ehorn & Denise J Ehorn, May 5 $156,000, 439 Ann St, Cary 60013-1615, 19-12-327-0050000, Neal Schroeder To Matthew Monson & Brittany Cogdill, May 1 $95,000, 1100 Oak Valley Dr 1100, Cary 60013-3502, 19-12102-031-0000, Trey Properties Llc To Cheyne N Hanoski, May 2 $109,000, 474 W James Way, Cary 60013-2120, 19-12-329-0140000, Ginmeg Llc To Marcus R Bunda, May 6 $164,000, 6308 Shannon Dr, Cary 60013-1255, 19-01-102-0170000, Fannie Mae To Travis E Vulich, April 30 $172,000, 7620 S Meadow Ln, Cary 60013-2396, 20-08427-003-0000, Diane Olson To Charles B Hofvander & Elizabeth M Hofvander, May 8
CRYSTAL LAKE $237,000, 1081 Cedar Crest Dr, Crystal Lake 60014-6935, 18-12401-007-0000, Tomlinson Trust To John T Smith, May 8 $315,000, 699 Blackthorn Dr, Crystal Lake 60014-4567, 14-34354-003-0000, National Residential Services To Robert Flemming & Kathryn Flemming, May 8 $167,000, 1557 Isle Royale Cir, Crystal Lake 60014-1916, 19-18459-005-0000, Kevin Sell To Justin Gerebizza, May 8 $123,000, 109 Georgine St, Crystal Lake 60014-4918, 18-02-404007-0000, Cornerstone Investment Holding To Bryan Fitzgerald & Kristina Kreitzer, May 1 $320,000, 6113 Hidden Oak Ct, Crystal Lake 60012-1244, 14-20277-006-0000, Michael S Pierce To Mark J Ostap & Molly J Ostap, May 1 $121,500, 1281 Merrimack Ct, Crystal Lake 60014-2736, 19-18-281-029-0000, Salvatore A Selvaggio Jr To Christina M
Stonehouse & Arthur Anderson, May 1 $80,000, 869 Golf Course Rd, Crystal Lake 60014-1634, 19-07-329-002-0000, Iren Singer To Deborah Grecki & Edward Gorecki, May 8 $190,000, 216 2nd St, Crystal Lake 60014-4335, 14-32-427012-0000, Joaquin Camacho Jr To Eric Hansen & Sarah Graham, May 7 $515,000, 981 N Shore Dr, Crystal Lake 60014-5243, 18-01229-034-0000, Robert J Gracia To Dan D Davis Jr & Kristen K Davis, May 7 $270,000, 4902 Kenneth Dr, Crystal Lake 60014-6334, 19-03101-008-0000, John J Dampier To Matthew C Frisch & Terryl Frisch, May 6 $148,500, 395 Poplar St, Crystal Lake 60014-4446, 14-33381-007-0000, Tara R Duffy To Barbara K Taylor, May 6 $125,500, 82 Berkshire Dr, Crystal Lake 60014-7730, 19-08-252018-0000, Us Bank Na Trustee To Jeffrey B Kelley, May 9 $351,000, 567 Ringling Rd, Crystal Lake 60014-5627, 1906-452-002-0000, Wayne M Paulson To Paul Leech, April 30 $280,000, 475 Edgebrook Dr, Crystal Lake 60014-5611, 19-06457-001-0000, Dan D Davis Jr To Janice Cadieux, April 30 $127,500, 512 Silver Aspen Cir, Crystal Lake 60014-8410, 19-07455-083-0000, Paul D Peterson To Franciszek Jamka, May 1 $202,000, 1200 Boxwood Dr, Crystal Lake 60014-1806, 1813-228-038-0000, Home State Bank To Jeffrey A Freund & Stacy Sterosky, May 7 $125,000, 3 Esther St, Crystal Lake 60014-6112, 19-05-277-0010000, Kristina A Nemetz To Ryan James Lee, May 2 $174,000, 330 View St, Crystal Lake 60012-3617, 14-33-177001-0000, 330 View Trust To Penelope Pachios, May 7 $78,000, 365 S Mchenry Ave, Crystal Lake 60014-7110, 19-05308-025-0000, Federal Home Loan Mtg Corp To Maria Samin, May 6 $170,000, 959 Kendallwood Dr, Crystal Lake 60014-8434, 19-07455-090-0000, Roger G Stodola To Matha S Bonne, April 30 $345,000, 7200 Great Hill Rd, Crystal Lake 60012-1637, 1419-426-008-0000, Margaret O Byrne To Lindsay M Carr, May 7 $85,000, 420 Westwood Ct C, Crystal Lake 60014-2820, 19-07282-003-0000, Laverne I Rock Estate To Linda L Favia, May 1
FOX RIVER GROVE $62,500, 300 Opatrny Dr 226, Fox River Grove 60021-1137, 2017-362-015-0000, Karin E Beyer To Kenneth G Bognar, May 9 $247,500, 501 N River Rd, Fox River Grove 60021-1029, 20-17-304-001-0000, Richard O Colberg To Nathaniel T Devol,
May 1 $174,500, 224 S River Rd, Fox River Grove 60021-1442, 2019-251-011-0000, O Mara Trust To Stephen Palumbo & Jessica Grizely, May 2
HARVARD $59,000, 417 Andrea Ct, Harvard 60033-7806, 06-02-156160-0000, Us Bank Na Trustee To Liliana Juarez Albarran, May 9 $76,000, 901 Obrien St, Harvard 60033-1836, 01-36-107-0180000, Douglas Brugger To Robert Ramirez & Hilda Mercado, May 6 $250,000, 3707 Lindwall Rd, Harvard 60033-8843, 07-18-178008-0000, Neuman Trust To Derek C Charleston & Diane Rose Charleston, May 1 $120,000, 526 Country Brook Ln, Harvard 60033-8362, 0602-327-006-0000, William W Mccollum To Marcos A Flores & Ashley N Flores, May 9
HUNTLEY $213,500, 11054 Madison Way, Huntley 60142-9044, 18-27-453012-0000, William Rumachik Jr To Wesley Brunschon & Marissa Brunschon, May 6 $448,500, 12439 Garlieb Dr, Huntley 60142, 18-20-400010-0000, Ryland Group Inc To Herbert E Hogberg & Tract L Holberg, May 8 $317,000, 12510 Lions Chase Ct, Huntley 60142-7061, 18-32201-013-0000, Herbert Ernest Hogberg Iii To Fred R Hurckstoff Jr & Veronica L Hurckstoff, May 6 $214,000, 9732 Bennington Dr, Huntley 60142-2333, 18-22-426032-0000, John M Hathaway To Michael S Desch Jr & Jami L Desch, May 1 $167,000, 11194 Algonquin Rd, Huntley 60142-9756, 18-28276-004-0000, Eileen M Wolff To Gordon Savage & Jenny A Savage, May 1 $202,000, 10735 Rushmore Ln, Huntley 60142-6746, 18-34-329010-0000, Eugene Highley To Tyler Sheehan & Beth Mizerk Sheehan, May 2 $200,000, 9822 Chetwood Dr, Huntley 60142-2317, 18-23-304019-0000, Connie Lambert To Sarah A Lambert & Kyle A Quirk, May 5 $290,000, 12485 Carver Ln, Huntley 60142-7056, 18-32256-004-0000, Drh Cambridge Homes Inc To Jason T Carlstedt & Sara J Litty, May 6 $275,000, 11162 Victoria Ln, Huntley 60142-2451, 18-21280-039-0000, Drh Cambridge Homes Inc To Michael W Hoover & Christine M Hoover, May 1 $313,000, 11592 Beacon Ave, Huntley 60142-8190, 18-34-428002-0000, Gordon Savage To Lanham J Straus & Amanda L Straus, May 2 $264,000, 10605 Oregon Trl, Huntley 60142-4023, 18-27-328018-0000, Citimortgage Inc To Marein Zastawny, May 7
ISLAND LAKE $170,000, 600 Tulip Cir, Island Lake 60042-8825, 15-17-401009-0000, Federal Home Loan Mtg Corp To Maria Denisi, May 5 $108,500, 3292 Oxford Ct, Island Lake 60042-9703, 15-20152-008-0000, Gregory P Miller To Gordon R Baker, May 1 $111,000, 3654 Newport Dr, Island Lake 60042-9587, 15-20303-007-0000, Thomas Mini To Anna Veysman, May 9
LAKEMOOR $106,500, 602 Arbor Cir, Lakemoor 60051-2212, 10-32284-016-0000, Alexander Sutrop To Margaret Gosell, May 9 $145,000, 205 S Sheridan Rd, Lakemoor 60051-8603, 15-05231-009-0000, Fannie Mae To Bryan Thome & Amy Thome, May 9
$368,000, 3910 Dutch Creek Ln, Johnsburg 60051-5124, 0913-127-002-0000, Scott A Greven To Javier Delatorre, May 9 $395,000, 3620 Dutch Creek Ln, Johnsburg 60051-5100, 09-13-178-006-0000, American International Relocat To Brian K Bruns & Abigail L Bruns, May 2 $127,000, 3703 Weingart Rd, Johnsburg 60051-7537, 1018-254-018-0000, Us Bank Na Trustee To Nikki Nielsen, May 1 $134,500, 2413 Saint Francis Ave, Johnsburg 60051-5939, 09-13-206-006-0000, Cassandra L Mckinney To Ryan P Kahler, May 7
$166,500, 510 Eisenhower St, Marengo 60152-9564, 11-35-332007-0000, Keller Trust To Jason S Marsh & Candice L Ziebart, April 28 $55,000, 20015 E Grant Hwy, Marengo 60152-8207, 17-06-100042-0000, Edge Ax Llc To Vipul Patel & Alpesh Patel, May 2 $235,000, 492 Spring Dr, Marengo 60152-3311, 16-01-154018-0000, Thomas D Orsi To Timothy A Mosbach & Brianne B Mosbach, April 17 $184,000, 815 Doral Dr, Marengo 60152-3367, 16-01-105002-0000, Bryan D Schwartz To Matthew Chrobak & Amber Chrobak, April 28 $212,000, 9115 Country Club Trce, Marengo 60152-9557, 1720-201-003-0000, Hansen Trust To Frank Happ, May 9 $56,000, 333 6th Ave, Marengo 60152-2322, 11-25-311-004-0000, Bank Of America Na To Scott Adams & Lori Adams, April 29
LAKE IN THE HILLS $144,500, 12 Cedar Ridge Dr, Lake In The Hills 60156-1305, 1929-179-020-0000, Fannie Mae To Edward Birkenstock Jr, May 7 $130,000, 302 Sioux Trl, Lake In The Hills 60156-1434, 19-28152-005-0000, Fannie Mae To Kyle F Donnelly, May 7 $184,500, 936 Cynthia Ln, Lake In The Hills 60156-4931, 19-28204-080-0000, Kristina Walter To Thomas Loboda, May 7 $145,500, 1012 Mcphee Dr, Lake In The Hills 60156-1575, 1921-327-010-0000, Hsbc Bank Usa Trustee To Peter Huang, May 6 $142,500, 420 Grace Dr, Lake In The Hills 60156-4933, 19-28-227035-0000, Jenna E Spoeth To Amber Heinzel, May 6 $119,000, 1196 Heartland Gate, Lake In The Hills 60156-4954, 19-19-438-005-0000, Luke M Anderson To Mark E Degner & Karen R Degner, May 9 $90,000, 305 Plum St, Lake In The Hills 60156-3328, 19-20401-013-0000, Nowicki Trust To Victor H Garcia Medrano, May 1 $280,000, 4 Spyglass Ct, Lake In The Hills 60156-4472, 18-25276-030-0000, Marguerite M Villwock To Thomas E Flynn & Linda L Flynn, May 9 $138,000, 1001 Horizon Rdg, Lake In The Hills 60156-6126, 19-21-327-036-0000, Patrick L Layton To Michael Burke & Olivia
McHENRY $377,000, 1808 Black Oak Dr, Mchenry 60050-6576, 09-30176-004-0000, Etheridge Trust To Frank C Becker & Jennifer M Oconnell, May 1 $130,000, 4618 Sussex Dr, Mchenry 60050-4144, 09-27-379004-0000, Nicholas J Wetzel To Ashley A Nystrom, May 1 $85,000, 1818 W Kerry Ln, Mchenry 60050-8189, 15-18-357011-0000, Va To Matthew P Sieger, April 30 $439,000, 2215 Delore Dr, Mchenry 60051-3057, 09-36-477004-0000, Pablo A Mabbun To Michael J Ardagna, May 5 $170,000, 4816 W Courtland Trl, Mchenry 60050-5406, 14-03-103003-0000, Jp Morgan Chase Bank To Robert G Christophersen, May 5 $100,000, 3801 W Clover Ave, Mchenry 60050-5629, 09-35-329003-0000, Fannie Mae To Edward Donahue, May 6 $57,000, 4913 W Oakwood Dr D, Mchenry 60050-4969, 09-34-176108-0000, Gabel Trust To Carol Heuer, May 7
RICHMOND $162,000, 9605 Hillandale Rd, Richmond 60071-9769, 04-15152-012-0000, Nimsgern Trust To Eric C Ullrich, May 2
SPRING GROVE $197,000, 1315 Berwyn St, Spring Grove 60081-8635, 0530-227-001-0000, Federal Home Loan Mtg Corp To Gerry Lorenz, May 5 $260,000, 10918 Huron Dr, Spring Grove 60081-8210, 05-07227-003-0000, Langlotz Trust To Eric M Fischer, May 2 $115,000, 1212 East St, Spring Grove 60081-9368, 10-05-229009-0000, John Schuerr To Patricia A Kappeler, May 5
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WOODSTOCK 2 BEDROOM
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W12-2606 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, WOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; Plaintiff, vs. JASON MILLIGAN; COURTNEY M. MILLIGAN F/K/A COURTNEY M. WARUNEK; BMO HARRIS BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION F/K/A HARRIS N.A.; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF JASON MILLIGAN, IF ANY; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF COURTNEY M. MILLIGAN, IF ANY; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON RECORD CLAIMANTS; Defendants, 12 CH 1545 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above entitled cause on November 5, 2013 Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Thursday, June 19, 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 2201 Mill Lane, McHenry, IL 60050. P.I.N. 09-25-477-023. 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 W12-2606. INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION Selling Officer, (312) 4441122 I606495 (Published in the Northwest Herald May 22, 29, June 5, 2014)
ify formation. 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. Effective May 1st, 2014 you will need a photo identification issued by a government agency (driver's license, passport, etc.) in order to gain entry into the foreclosure sale room in Cook County and the same identification for sales held at other county venues. 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 14-12-01335. 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. 14-12-01335 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Case Number: 12 CH 00424 TJSC#: 34-8869 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector at-
tempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I610288 (Published in the Northwest Herald May 29, June 5, 12, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY- SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS BMO HARRIS BANK N.A. F/K/A HARRIS N.A. Plaintiff, -v.CHERIE K. SAVICKAS, KEVIN P. LAYTON, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS Defendant 12 CH 748 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on April 8, 2014, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 1:00 PM on July 9, 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 1325 NIPPERSINK DRIVE, Spring Grove, IL 60081 Property Index No. 10-05-231020. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $144,810.78. 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/ wi ansfe is due ithin
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 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. Effective May 1st, 2014 you will need a photo identification issued by a government agency (driver's license, passport, etc.) in order to gain entry into the foreclosure sale
gai y room in Cook County and the same identification for sales held at other county venues. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: EHRENBERG & EGAN, LLC, 321 NORTH CLARK STREET, SUITE 1430, Chicago, IL 60654, (312) 253-8640. 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. EHRENBERG & EGAN, LLC 321 NORTH CLARK STREET, SUITE 1430 Chicago, IL 60654 (312) 253-8640 Case Number: 12 CH 748 TJSC#: 34-6572 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. I610125 (Published in the Northwest Herald May 29, June 5, 12, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTY-SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, MCHENRY COUNTY, IL STEVEN J. BACIK and CHRISTINE CONNERY, Plaintiffs, v. MICHAEL W. BACIK and CHICAGO TITLE LAND TRUST COMPANY, Defendants. No. 06 CH 926 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S AUCTION SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Court's Order entered herein, the Sheriff of McHenry County, Woodstock, Illinois, or his deputy, on June 5, 2014, at the
Permanent Index No. 19-34204-008 This property is Vacant Land located at the northwest corner of Algonquin Road (Illinois Hwy 62) and Longwood Drive, adjacent to the McDonald's Restaurant, consisting of approximately 2.52 acres. In regard to the physical characteristics of the subject property, this real estate is being sold in “As Is” condition for cash or certified funds. All liens and encumbrances on the property will be satisfied prior to the issuance of a Judicial Deed. The minimum bid, pursuant to court order, is $150,000. The successful bidder is required to deposit 10% of the bid amount at the time of the sale with the McHenry County Sheriff, and the balance to be paid by noon the following Tuesday after the sale. For information regarding this real estate, interested parties may contact: Attorney Peter F. Carroll at 815/337-4259 or <PFCarrollLaw@sbcglobal.net>. DATED: April 28, 2014. KEITH NYGREN SHERIFF OF MCHENRY COUNTY Peter F. Carroll, Esq. Attorney No. 6185083 Carroll & Carroll Attorneys for Plaintiffs 114 S. Jefferson Street Woodstock, IL 60098 815/337-4259 (Published in the Northwest Herald May 15, 22, 29, 2014. #A3212)
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PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY- SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS WELLS FARGO BANK, NA Plaintiff, -v.JENNIFER D. SCHAEFER A/K/A JENNIFER SCHAEFER A/K/A JENNIFER DYAN SCHAEFER, et al Defendant 12 CH 00424 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on January 21, 2014, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 1:00 PM on June 24, 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 3104 SPRUCE TERRACE, ISLAND LAKE, IL 60042 Property Index No. 15-20-227001/028. The real estate is improved with a 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 condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all in-
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PUBLIC NOTICE W12-2606 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, WOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; Plaintiff, vs. JASON MILLIGAN; COURTNEY M. MILLIGAN F/K/A COURTNEY M. WARUNEK; BMO HARRIS BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION F/K/A HARRIS N.A.; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF JASON MILLIGAN, IF ANY; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF COURTNEY M. MILLIGAN, IF ANY; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON RECORD CLAIMANTS; Defendants, 12 CH 1545 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above entitled cause on November 5, 2013 Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Thursday, June 19, 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 15 IN BLOCK 9 IN EASTWOOD MANOR, UNIT NO. 1, A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 45 NORTH, RANGE 8 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED AUGUST 15, 1955 AS DOCUMENT NO. 296453, IN BOOK 12 OF PLATS, PAGE 45, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Commonly known as 2201 Mill Lane, McHenry, IL 60050. P.I.N. 09-25-477-023. 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 W12-2606. INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION Selling Officer, (312) 4441122 I606495 (Published in the Northwest Herald May 22, 29, June 5, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY- SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS WELLS FARGO BANK, NA
Plaintiff, -v.JENNIFER D. SCHAEFER A/K/A JENNIFER SCHAEFER A/K/A JENNIFER DYAN SCHAEFER, et al Defendant 12 CH 00424 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on January 21, 2014, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 1:00 PM on June 24, 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: LOTS 1 AND 2 (EXCEPT THE EAST 5 FEET OF SAID LOT 2) IN BLOCK 21 IN ISLAND LAKE ESTATES, BEING A SUBDIVISION IN THE EAST HALF OF THE EAST HALF OF SECTION 20, TOWNSHIP 44 NORTH, RANGE 9, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED MAY 21, 1937 IN BOOK 8 OF PLATS, PAGE 158 AS DOCUMENT 126782, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Commonly known as 3104 SPRUCE TERRACE, ISLAND LAKE, IL 60042 Property Index No. 15-20-227001/028. The real estate is improved with a 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 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. Effective May 1st, 2014 you will need a photo identification issued by a government agency (driver's license, passport, etc.) in order to gain entry into the foreclosure sale room in Cook County and the same identification for sales held at other county venues. 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 14-12-01335. 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. 14-12-01335 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Case Number: 12 CH 00424 TJSC#: 34-8869 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. I610288 (Published in the Northwest Herald May 29, June 5, 12, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY- SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS BMO HARRIS BANK N.A. F/K/A HARRIS N.A. Plaintiff, -v.CHERIE K. SAVICKAS, KEVIN P. LAYTON, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS Defendant 12 CH 748 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on April 8, 2014, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 1:00 PM on July 9, 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
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w, ng real estate: LOTS 2 AND 3 IN FIRST ADDITION TO DU-BELL PARK SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 5, TOWNSHIP 45 NORTH, RANGE 9 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED APRIL 9, 1929 AS DOCUMENT NO. 87711, IN BOOK 7 OF PLATS, PAGE 3, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Commonly known as 1325 NIPPERSINK DRIVE, Spring Grove, IL 60081 Property Index No. 10-05-231020. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $144,810.78. 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 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. Effective May 1st, 2014 you will need a photo identification issued by a government agency (driver's license, passport, etc.) in order to gain entry into the foreclosure sale room in Cook County and the same identification for sales held at other county venues. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: EHRENBERG & EGAN, LLC, 321 NORTH CLARK STREET, SUITE 1430, Chicago, IL 60654, (312) 253-8640. 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. EHRENBERG & EGAN, LLC 321 NORTH CLARK STREET, SUITE 1430 Chicago, IL 60654 (312) 253-8640 Case Number: 12 CH 748 TJSC#: 34-6572 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. I610125 (Published in the Northwest Herald May 29, June 5, 12, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICE "THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE" WA14-0083 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22ND JUDICIAL DISTRICT MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT, CHANCERY DIVISION The Bank of New York Mellon f/k/a the Bank of New York, as Trustee for the Holders of the GE-WMC Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-1; Plaintiff, VS. Huong Quach; Cheswick Place Homeowners Association; Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.; Unknown Heirs and Legatees of Huong Quach, if any; Unknown Owners and Non Record Claimants; Defendants. Judge Suzanne Mangiamele 14 CH 439 NOTICE BY PUBLICATION The requisite affidavit for publication having been filed, notice is hereby given to you: -Cheswick Place Homeowners Association that Plaintiff has commenced this case in the Circuit Court of McHenry County against you and other defendants, for foreclosure of a certain Mortgage lien recorded against the premises described as follows: LOT 23 IN CHESWICK PLACE, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 43 NORTH, RANGE 7, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED MAY 3, 2005 AS DOCUMENT NUMBER 2005R0034043, IN MCHENRY
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, COUNTY, ILLINOIS. C/K/A: 3123 Fairhaven Lane, Lake In The Hills, IL 60156 PIN: 18-14-430-009 said Mortgage was given by Huong Quach, Mortgagor, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., acting solely as a nominee for WMC Mortgage Corp., Mortgagee, and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of McHenry County, Illinois, as Document No. 2006R0043990. UNLESS YOU file your appearance or otherwise file your answer in this case in the Office of the Circuit Clerk of McHenry County, McHenry County Courthouse, 2200 North Seminary Avenue, Woodstock IL 60098 on or before June 23, 2014, A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE OR DECREE BY DEFAULT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU FOR THE RELIEF ASKED FOR IN THE PLAINTIFF'S COMPLAINT. Russell C. Wirbicki (6186310) The Wirbicki Law Group LLC Attorney for Plaintiff 33 W. Monroe St., Suite 1140 Chicago, IL 60603 Phone: 312-360-9455 Fax: 312-360-9461 WA14-0083 firstname.lastname@example.org I608333 (Published in the Northwest Herald May 22, 29, June 5, 2014)
PUBLIC NOTICE “THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE” IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT, CHANCERY DIVISION The Bank of New York Mellon f/k/a the Bank of New York, as Trustee for the Holders of the GE-WMC Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-1; Plaintiff, VS. Huong Quach; Cheswick Place Homeowners Association; Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.; Unknown Heirs and Legatees of Huong Quach, if any; Unknown Owners and Non Record Claimants; Defendants. Case No. 14 CH 439 Judge Suzanne Mangiamele NOTICE BY PUBLICATION The requisite affidavit for publication having been filed, notice is hereby given to you: -Cheswick Place Homeowners Association that Plaintiff has commenced this case in the Circuit Court of McHenry County against you and other defendants, for foreclosure of a certain Mortgage lien recorded against the premises described as follows: LOT 23 IN CHESWICK PLACE, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE SOUTHEAST ¼ OF SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 43 NORTH, RANGE7, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED MAY 3, 2005 AS DOCUMENT NUMBER 2005R0034043, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. C/K/A: 3123 Fairhaven Lane, Lake In The Hills, IL 60156 PIN: 18-14-430-009 said Mortgage was given by Huong Quach, Mortgagor, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., acting solely as a nominee for WMC Mortgage Corp., Mortgagee, and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of McHenry County, Illinois, as Document No. 2006R0043990. UNLESS YOU file your appearance or otherwise file your answer in this case in the Office of the Circuit Clerk of McHenry County, McHenry County Courthouse, 2200 North Seminary Avenue, Woodstock IL 60098 on or before June 26, 2014, A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE OR DECREE BY DEFAULT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU FOR THE RELIEF ASKED FOR IN THE PLAINTIFF'S COMPLAINT. Dated May 14, 2014 /s/ Katherine M. Keefe Circuit Clerk McHenry County Russell C. Wirbicki (6186310) Laurence J. Goldstein (0999318) James A. Meece (6256386) Christopher J. Irk (6300084) Thomas J. Cassady (6307705) Daniel J. Gruber (6309148) Joseph S. Davidson (6301581) The Wirbicki Law Group LLC Attorney for Plaintiff 33 W. Monroe St., Suite 1140 Chicago, IL 60603 Phone: 312-360-9455 Fax: 312-360-9461 WA14-0083 email@example.com (Published in the Northwest Herald May 22, 29, June 5, 2014. #A3393)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY-SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS BMO HARRIS BANK N.A., AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO HARRIS N.A., Plaintiff, v. BENNY TYMCHYSHYN; CINDY TYMCHYSHYN A/K/A CINDY M. HOPPER-TYMCHYSHYN; BURTON BRIDGE BEACH CIVIC ASSOCIATION, AN ILLINOIS NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS, Defendant(s). Case Number 14CH000573
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PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS BMO HARRIS BANK, N.A., f/k/a Harris N.A., as assignee of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, as Receiver for Amcore Bank, N.A. f/k/a Amcore Mortgage, Inc., Plaintiff, v. PHILIP J. HELLYER, the VILLAGE OF PRAIRIE GROVE; and NONRECORD CLAIMANTS, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS, Defendants. Case No. 14 CH 572 Property Address: 2606 River Road McHenry, Illinois 60051 PUBLICATION NOTICE The requisite affidavit(s) having been duly filed herein, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO DEFENDANTS, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS, in the above entitled action that said action has been commenced in said Court by the plaintiff(s), naming you as defendant(s) therein and praying for the foreclosure of a certain Mortgage upon the premises described as follows, to-wit: PARCEL 1: THAT PART OF LOT A, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE NORTHEASTERLY CORNER OF SAID LOT A; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE EASTERLY LINE THEREOF, ALSO BEING THE WESTERLY LINE OF WILLOW DRIVE, A DISTANCE OF 160 FEET TO A POINT FOR A PLACE OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ON A CONTINUATION OF THE LAST DESCRIBED LINE, A DISTANCE OF 187.7 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTHERLY ON A LINE FORMING AN ANGLE OF 08° 15' TO THE RIGHT WITH A PROLONGATION OF THE LAST DESCRIBED LINE, FOR A DISTANCE OF 54.9 FEET TO A POINT ON THE LOT LINE BETWEEN LOTS 37 AND 38 EXTENDED WESTERLY; THENCE WESTERLY ON A CONTINUATION OF THE LAST DESCRIBED LINE EXTENDED, AS AFORESAID, A DISTANCE OF 91.05 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY (KNOWN AS STATE AID ROUTE 25 SECTION 32 M.F.T.) BEING ON A CURVED LINE TO THE LEFT (RADIUS OF 1,287.87 FEET); THENCE NORTHWESTERLY ON SAID CENTER LINE BEING ON A CURVED LINE TO THE LEFT, A DISTANCE OF 231.5 FEET TO A POINT THAT IS 135.9 FEET WESTERLY FROM THE PLACE OF BEGINNING; THENCE EASTERLY ON A STRAIGHT AND DIRECT LINE 135.9 FEET TO THE PLACE OF BEGINNING, (EXCEPTING ALL THAT PART THEREOF THAT FALLS WITHIN THE HILLS UNIT NO. 1, A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE WEST FRACTIONAL 1/2 OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 44 NORTH, RANGE 9 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED JUNE 29, 1943 AS DOCUMENT NUMBER 170422, IN BOOK 7 OF PLATS, PAGE 81, IN McHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. PARCEL 2: THAT PART OF LOT A, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT A; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE EAST LINE THEREOF, SAID LINE ALSO BEING THE WESTERLY LINE OF WILLOW DRIVE, A DISTANCE OF 347.70 FEET; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG A LINE FORMING AN ANGLE OF 08° 15' TO THE RIGHT WITH THE PROLONGATION OF THE LAST DESCRIBED LINE, 54.9 FEET TO THE PLACE OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUING SOUTHERLY ALONG THE EAST LINE OF LOT A, 512.0 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE NORTH LINE OF WOOD LANE; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF WOOD LANE, 83.78 FEET TO THE CENTER LINE OF STATE AID ROUTE NO. 25; THENCE NORTHERLY ALONG SAID CENTER LINE HAVING A RADIUS OF 1,322.87 FEET, A DISTANCE OF 529.0 FEET TO A POINT ON THE LINE BETWEEN LOTS 37 AND 38 OF SAID GRISWOLD LAKE HILLS UNIT NO. 1, EXTENDED WESTERLY; THENCE EASTERLY 91.05 FEET TO THE PLACE OF BEGINNING (EXCEPTING THEREFROM ALL THAT PART LYING WITHIN THE RIGHT OF WAY OF STATE AID ROUTE 35), IN GRISWOLD LAKE HILLS UNIT NO. 1, A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE WEST FRACTIONAL 1/2 OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 44 NORTH, RANGE 9 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED JUNE 29, 2943, AS DOCUMENT NUMBER 170422, IN BOOK 7 OF PLATS, PAGE 81 IN McHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. PARCEL 3: THAT PART OF LOT A, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE NORTHEASTERLY CORNER OF SAID LOT A; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE EASTERLY LINE THEREOF, BEING ALSO THE WESTERLY LINE OF WILLOW DRIVE, A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET TO A POINT, FOR A PLACE OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ON A CONTINUATION OF THE LAST DESCRIBED LINE, A DISTANCE OF 60 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE WESTERLY AT RIGHT ANGLES, A DISTANCE OF 135.9 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY OF SAID CENTER LINE BEING ON A CURVED LINE TO THE LEFT (RADIUS OF 1,287.87 FEET), A DISTANCE OF 62.35 FEET TO A POINT THAT IS 152.95 FEET WESTERLY FROM THE PLACE OF BEGINNING; THENCE EASTERLY ON A STRAIGHT AND DIRECT LINE, A DISTANCE OF 152.95 FEET TO THE PLACE OF BEGINNING (EXCEPTING ALL THAT PART THEREOF THAT FALLS WITHIN THE RIGHT OF UNIT NO. 1, A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE WEST FRACTIONAL 1/2 OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 44 NORTH, RANGE 9 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED JUNE 29, 1943 AS DOCUMENT NUMBER 170422, IN BOOK 7 OF PLATS, PAGE 81, IN McHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. PARCEL 4: THAT PART OF LOT A, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE NORTHEASTERLY CORNER OF SAID LOT A; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE EASTERLY LINE THEREOF, BEING ALSO THE WESTERLY LINE OF WILLOW DRIVE, A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE WESTERLY AT RIGHT ANGLES A DISTANCE OF 152.95 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY (KNOWN AS STATE AID ROUTE 25 SECTION 32 M.F.T); THENCE NORTHWESTERLY ON SAID CENTER LINE BEING ON A CURVED LINE TO THE LEFT (RADIUS OF 1,287.87 FEET), A DISTANCE OF 354.72 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE NORTHEASTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT A; THENCE EASTERLY ALONG SAID NORTHEASTERLY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 375.14 FEET TO THE PLACE OF BEGINNING, (EXCEPTING ALL THAT PART THEREOF THAT FALLS WITHIN THE RIGHT OF WAY OF STATE AID ROUTE 25, AFORESAID), IN GRISWOLD LAKE HILLS UNIT NO. 1, A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE WEST FRACTIONAL 1/2 OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 44 NORTH, RANGE 9 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED JUNE 29, 1943 AS DOCUMENT NUMBER 170422, IN BOOK 7 OF PLATS, PAGE 81, IN McHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. PROPERTY INDEX NUMBER: 15-17-328-003; 15-17-328-004; 15-17-178-001; 15-17-328-002; COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 2606 River Road, McHenry, Illinois 60051 Nature of Instrument: Date of Mortgage: Name of mortgagor: Original Mortgagee:
Mortgage November 15, 2007 Philip J. Hellyer Amcore Bank, N.A. f/k/a Amcore Mortgage, Inc.; Current Mortgagee: BMO Harris Bank, N.A., f/k/a Harris, N.A. Date and place of recording: December 6, 2007, McHenry County Recorder Identification of mortgage: 2007R0079509
and for other relief; that summons has been issued out of this Court against you as provided by law, and, that this action is still pending and undetermined in said Court. NOW, THEREFORE, unless you file your answer or otherwise make your appearance in said action in this Court, by filing the same in the office of the Clerk of this Court at the Courthouse in Woodstock, Illinois, on or before July 3, 2014, AN ORDER OF DEFAULT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU. IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the Seal of said Court, this 19th day of May, 2014. Clerk of the Circuit Court of McHenry County, Illinois Plaintiff's Name Plaintiff's Attorney Address City & State Zip Telephone
BMO Harris Bank, N.A. Adam M. Vail (#6301071) Aronberg Goldgehn Davis & Garmisa 330 N. Wabash, Suite 1700 Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 755-3174
(Published in the Northwest Herald May 29, June 5, 12, 2014. #A3428)
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Page E6• Thursday, May 29, 2014 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 9 IN BLOCK 14 IN FRANK E. MERRILL AND CO.'S FIRST ADDITION TO BURTON BRIDGE BEACH SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF LOT 1 OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER, AND PART OF THE WEST FRACTION OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 44 NORTH, RANGE 9, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, WEST OF THE FOX RIVER, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED SEPTEMBER 4, 1925 AS DOCUMENT 69768, IN BOOK 5 OF PLATS, PAGE 47, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS PIN: 15-19-376-009 Common Address: 3915 McCabe Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 and which said Mortgage was entered into by Harris N.A. as the Mortgagee in the amount of $60,000.00 and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of McHenry County, Illinois, as Document Number 2007R0022199. 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 7th day of July, 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, COMMENCE TO RUN WITH THE FIRST DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. Dated: May 21, 2014 /s/ Katherine M. Keefe CLERK OF McHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS /s/ Kelly M. Doherty KEOUGH & MOODY Keough & Moody, P.C. Attorney Number 6237432 1250 East Diehl Road, Suite 405 Naperville, IL 60563 (630) 369-2700 firstname.lastname@example.org (Published in the Northwest Herald May 29, June 5, 12, 2014. #A3433)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, ILLINOIS McHENRY COUNTY, JUVENILE DIVISION IN THE INTEREST OF K.A.J. (Minor.)
No. 14 JD 77 NOTICE BY PUBLICATION Michael Julian, and any unknown Fathers, and to All Whom It May Concern: Take notice that on March 24, 2014, a Delinquency petition was filed under the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 by ASSISTANT STATE'S ATTORNEY, Malgorzata Tracz in the Circuit Court of The 22nd Judicial Circuit, McHenry County entitled 'In the Interest of K.A.J., a Minor', and that in the courtroom of Judge MAUREEN P. MCINTYRE, or any Judge sitting in her stead in Room 101 of the McHenry County Government Center, Woodstock, Illinois, July 16, 2014 at 9:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as this cause may be heard, an adjudicatory hearing will be held upon the petition to have the Minor declared to be a ward of the court under that Act. THE COURT HAS AUTHORITY IN THIS PROCEEDING TO TAKE FROM YOU THE CUSTODY AND GUARDIANSHIP OF THE MINOR. NOW, UNLESS YOU APPEAR at the hearing and show cause against the Petition, the allegations of the petition may stand admitted as against you, and an order of judgment entered. May 23, 2014 /s/ Katherine M. Keefe (Clerk of the Circuit Court) (Published in the Northwest Herald May 29, 2014. #A3457)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, ILLINOIS McHENRY COUNTY, JUVENILE DIVISION IN THE INTEREST OF M.A.G. (Minor.) No. 14 JD 78 NOTICE BY PUBLICATION Maria E. Jimenez, and any unknown Mothers, and to All Whom It May Concern: Take notice that on March 24, 2014, a Delinquency petition was filed under the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 by ASSISTANT STATE'S ATTORNEY, Malgorzata Tracz in the Circuit Court of The 22nd Judicial Circuit, McHenry County entitled 'In the Interest of M.A.G., a Minor', and that in the courtroom of Judge MAUREEN P. MCINTYRE, or any Judge sitting in her stead in Room 101 of the McHenry County Government Center, Woodstock, Illinois, June 11, 2014 at 9:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as this cause may be heard, an adjudicatory hearing will be held upon the petition to have the Minor declared to be a ward of the court under that Act. THE COURT HAS AUTHORITY IN THIS PROCEEDING TO TAKE FROM YOU THE CUSTODY AND GUARDIANSHIP OF THE MINOR. NOW, UNLESS YOU APPEAR at the hearing and show cause against the Petition, the allegations of the petition may stand admitted as against you, and an order of judgment entered. May 27, 2014 /s/ Katherine M. Keefe (Clerk of the Circuit Court) (Published in the Northwest Herald May 29, 2014. #A3458) McHenryCountySports.com is McHenry County Sports
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT McHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS NORTH COMMUNITY BANK, an Illinois banking association, successor by merger to Plaza Bank, an Illinois banking association, Plaintiff, v. AB CLEANING SERVICES, INC., an Illinois corporation; STEFANIA SIDOROWICZ, an individual; ANDREZJ SIDOROWICZ, an individual; RALPH M. SIDOROWICZ, an individual; MICHELLE SIDOROWICZ, an individual; THE BRENTWOOD ESTATES HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation; BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LLC; and UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS, Defendants. Case No. 14CH000376 Commerical Foreclosure: 1220 Westport Ridge Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014 PUBLICATION NOTICE The requisite affidavit for publication having been filed, notice is hereby given you, UNKNOWN OWNER and NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS, defendants in the above entitled suit, that the said suit has been commenced in the Circuit Court for the 22nd Judicial Circuit, Illinois, by the Plaintiff, NORTH COMMUNITY BANK, an Illinois banking association, successor by merger to Plaza Bank, an Illinois banking association, against you and other defendants, praying for the foreclosure of certain mortgage securing the premises described as follows, to-wit: LOT 99 IN BRENTWOOD ESTATES, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE NORTHEAST ¼ OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 43 NORTH RANGE 8, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED OCTOBER 20, 1989, AS DOCUMENT NUMBER 89R35570, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Permanent Index No.: 19-18-276-009. Commonly Known As: 1220 Westport Ridge, Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014. which mortgage was granted by RALPH M. SIDOROWICZ, an individual, and MICHELLE SIDOROWICZ, an individual, as mortgagor, in favor of Plaza Bank, as mortgagee, and which was recorded August 26, 2004, in the Office of the McHenry County Recorder of Deeds, as Document No. 2004R0077194. Summons was duly issued out of the said Circuit Court for the 22nd Judicial Circuit against you as provided by law, and that the said suit is now pending. Unless you, said above defendant(s) file your appearance and answer to the Verified Complaint to Foreclose Mortgage in this case or otherwise file your appearance and other responsive pleading in the Office of the Circuit Court Clerk, 2200 N. Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, Illinois 60098, on or before the 26 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 Verified Complaint to Foreclose Mortgage. YOU ARE FURTHER ADVISED THAT THE TIME IN WHICH THE SUBJECT REAL ESTATE MAY BE REDEEMED FROM FORECLOSURE, PURSUANT TO THE LAW, MAY COMMENCE TO RUN WITH THE FIRST DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE, PURSUANT TO 735 ILCS 5/15-1603. Dated: May 15, 2014 at Woodstock, Illinois /s/ Katherine M. Keefe Clerk of the Circuit Court of 22nd Judicial Circuit Robert S. Strauss (email@example.com) Kenneth S. Strauss (firstname.lastname@example.org) Vanessa E. Seiler (email@example.com) ARNSTEIN & LEHR LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1200 Chicago, Illinois 60606 Telephone-312.876.7100 Facsimile-312.876.0288 (Published in the Northwest Herald May 22, 29, June 5, 2014. #A3392)
PUBLIC NOTICE STATE OF ILLINOIS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTY-SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT McHENRY COUNTY-IN PROBATE In the Matter of the Estate of JANET L MITCHELL Deceased Case No. 14PR000117 CLAIM NOTICE Notice is given of the death of: JANET L MITCHELL of: JOHNSBURG, IL Letters of office were issued on: 5/8/2014 to: Representative: VICKI A ROTH 658 SYCAMORE RD BUFFALO GROVE, IL 60089 MARK A MITCHELL 426 N WINSTON DR PALATINE, IL 60074 whose attorney is: ERICKSON, RICK J 716 LEE ST DES PLAINES, IL 60016-4561 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 May 22, 29, June 5, 2014. #A3389)
PUBLIC NOTICE STATE OF ILLINOIS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTY-SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MCHENRY COUNTY-IN PROBATE In the Matter of the Estate of EDWIN JAMES MIELKE JR Deceased Case No. 14PR000127 CLAIM NOTICE Notice is given of the death of EDWIN JAMES MIELKE JR of: JOHNSBURG, IL Letters of office were issued on: 5/21/2014 to: Representative: DAWN STIRBER 7404 E NORTHWOOD DR WONDER LAKE, IL 60097 whose attorney is: HELLYER, WILLIAM A 44 N ROUTE 31 SUITE 100 CRYSTAL LAKE, IL 60012 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 not 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 May 29, June 5, 12, 2014. #A3431)
PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR BIDS/PROPOSALS McHenry County will accept sealed bids for #14-45 PROVIDE REPLACEMENT PARTS FOR THE MCHENRY COUNTY CORONER WALK-IN COOLER & FREEZER due June 26, 2014 at 2:00 PM (CST), in the office of Donald A. Gray, CPPB, Director of Purchasing, McHenry County Administrative Building- Room 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 29, 2014. #A3456)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTY-SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, MCHENRY COUNTY, IL STEVEN J. BACIK and CHRISTINE CONNERY, Plaintiffs, v. MICHAEL W. BACIK and CHICAGO TITLE LAND TRUST COMPANY, Defendants.
public auction to the highest and best bidder, property legally described as follows:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Court's Order entered herein, the Sheriff of McHenry County, Woodstock, Illinois, or his deputy, on June 5, 2014, at the hour of 10:00 a.m. at the McHenry County Courthouse, Room 262, 2200 N. Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, Illinois, will sell at public
pe sons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as
Case Number 09 CH 642 GF GLASS SERVICES
THE EAST HALF OF A TRACT OF LAND DESCRIBED AS: THAT PART OF THE WEST HALF OF NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 34, TOWNSHIP 43 NORTH, RANGE 8 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A POINT ON THE EAST LINE OF THE WEST FRACTIONAL HALF OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 34, 1401.58 FEET SOUTH OF THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SAID WEST FRACTIONAL HALF FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 78 DEGREES 49 MINUTES WEST, AT AN ANGLE OF 99 DEGREES 39 MINUTES MEASURED CLOCKWISE FROM THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE EXTENDED, 456.46 FEET; THENCE SOUTHERLY PARALLEL WITH THE EAST LINE OF THE WEST FRACTIONAL HALF OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 34, 468.16 FEET TO A POINT IN THE CENTER OF STATE ROUTE 62, 459.18 FEET NORTHWESTERLY OF THE INTERSECTION OF SAID EAST LINE WITH THE CENTER LINE OF STATE ROUTE 62, AS MEASURED ALONG SAID CENTER LINE; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG SAID CENTER LINE, 459.18 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE EAST LINE OF THE WEST FRACTIONAL HALF OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 34; THENCE NORTH ALONG SAID EAST LINE A DISTANCE OF 483.08 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, (EXCEPTING THEREFROM THE RIGHT OF WAY OF STATE ROUTE 62), IN McHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Permanent Index No. 19-34204-008 This property is Vacant Land located at the northwest corner of Algonquin Road (Illinois Hwy 62) and Longwood Drive, adjacent to the McDonald's Restaurant, consisting of approximately 2.52 acres. In regard to the physical characteristics of the subject property, this real estate is being sold in “As Is” condition for cash or certified funds. All liens and encumbrances on the property will be satisfied prior to the issuance of a Judicial Deed. The minimum bid, pursuant to court order, is $150,000. The successful bidder is required to deposit 10% of the bid amount at the time of the sale with the McHenry County Sheriff, and the balance to be paid by noon the following Tuesday after the sale. For information regarding this real estate, interested parties may contact: Attorney Peter F. Carroll at 815/337-4259 or <PFCarrollLaw@sbcglobal.net>. DATED: April 28, 2014. KEITH NYGREN SHERIFF OF MCHENRY COUNTY Peter F. Carroll, Esq. Attorney No. 6185083 Carroll & Carroll Attorneys for Plaintiffs 114 S. Jefferson Street Woodstock, IL 60098 815/337-4259 (Published in the Northwest Herald May 15, 22, 29, 2014. #A3212)
PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on June 17, 2014 at 2:00 PM, a sale by public auction will be held at 1906 Plainfield Road; Crest Hill, Illinois, to sell the following articles to enforce a lien existing under the Self-Service Storage Facility Act, 770 ILCS 95/1 et seq., against such articles, for storage furnished at 1906 Plainfield Road; Crest Hill, Illinois. Unit # Tenant 138 TASHA LARD, 247 MARLO DAVIS, 252 NICOLE ECHOLS, 253 JUAN NINO, 262 RACHELE OLDHAM, 263 YALONDA LEE, 267 RACHELE OLDHAM, 317 TIFFANY ANDERSON, 337 GINA BOLDEN, 1011 JUAN NINO, 1035 DANITA DAVIS, 2021 CHRISTY HILL, 3021 TAYLOR WASHINGTON, 5006 VICKIE HENDRY, 5007 NICOLE WEST-SMITH, 5035 MARKESSA DENSON, 6023 SAMARA STACKER, 7028 CARMEN MOORE Route 30 U-Store-It 1906 Plainfield Road Crest Hill, IL 60403 815-730-3100 (Published in the Northwest Herald May 29, June 5, 2014. #A3295)
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on December 16, 2009 the Sheriff of McHenry County will on June 26, 2014 at the hour of 10:00 a.m. at McHenry County Courthouse, Room 262, 2200 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock, Illinois, or in a place otherwise designated at the time of sale, County of McHenry and State of Illinois, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described real estate: LOT 4 IN BLOCK 7, ALSO THE SOUTH 80 FEET IN WIDTH OF THE NORTH 168 FEET IN WIDTH OF LOTS 5 AND 6 IN BLOCK 7, IN TROWBRIDGE' ADDITION TO THE VILLAGE (NOW CITY) OF WOODSTOCK, A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 5, TOWNSHIP 44 NORTH, RANGE 7, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED JUNE 5, 1854 IN BOOK 10 OF DEEDS, PAGE 15, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Parcel ID No.: 13-05-402-0220000 COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 210 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock, Illinois 60098 The Judgment amount was $155,299.94. Sale terms: 10% of the bid amount due by cash or certified funds at the time of sale and the balance to be paid by noon the following Tuesday after the sale, except by arrangement and agreement of the present owner/occupant. The subject property is subject to 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. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee's attorney.
For information: Examine the court file or contact Plaintiff's attorney: Jutla & Dovitz, P.C., 259 E. Rand Rd., Ste. 212, Mt. Prospect, Illinois 60056; Ph: (847) 2820155; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. (Published in the Northwest Herald May 29, June 5, 12, 2014. #3247)
PUBLIC NOTICE ASSUMED NAME PUBLICATION NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that on MAY 12, 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 C. DAYNE HOME IMPROVEMENTS
/s/ Katherine C. Schultz County Clerk
Unit 373 belonging to Adirek Leppien. Contents consist of Toilet, Sink, Bags of Mortar, Lawn Chairs. Sale will take place on premises on Saturday, June 7, 2014. At 9:00 am to 10:00 am. We reserve the right to accept or reject any or all bids. Not responsible for accidents. Roger Broders, Manager 1370 Horizon Drive Johnsburg, IL 60051 Telephone: 847-497-9900 or 815-385-2900 (Published in the Northwest Herald May 22, 29, 2014. #A3326)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22nd JUDICIAL CIRCUIT McHENRY COUNTY WOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS Equity Trust Company, Custodian FBO Z138025 Roth IRA, Plaintiff(s) vs. Jerome R. Edge; Gina C. Edge; Unknown Owners and Non-Record
(Published in the Northwest Herald May 22, 29, June 5, 2014. #A3386)
Dated MAY 12, 2014
(Published in the Northwest Herald May 15, 22, 29, 2014. #A3308)
2005 TOYOTA CAMRY LE
Public Notice is hereby given that on MAY 16, 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 MARCO'S PAINTING located at 6318 JOHNSON RD., HEBRON IL. 60034 Dated MAY 16, 2014 /s/ Katherine C. Schultz County Clerk (Published in the Northwest Herald May 29, June 5, 12, 2014. #A3430)
PUBLIC NOTICE ASSUMED NAME PUBLICATION NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that on MAY 19, 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 REIKI CONNECTION located at 666 WOODLAND DR CRYSTAL LAKE IL 60014 Dated MAY 19, 2014 /s/ Katherine C. Schultz County Clerk
Dated May 9, 2014 /s/ Katherine C. Schultz County Clerk (Published in the Northwest Herald May 15, 22, 29, 2014. #A3310)
Cloth interior, 122K miles. Very well maintained! $7,500. 708-542-9896 2006 Ford Mustang Convertible ~ Pony Pkg, 21k, Leather, Excellent Condition,Garage Kept. $15,500 847-754-7225
2002 Dodge Durango, Red, 3” body lift 4X4 new tires, good cond. $2,500/obo 815-530-1025
2000 Ford Windstar SE - 1 owner, looks/runs great, front/rear AC & Heat, ice cold air, remote start, good tires, runs great ! $2,700 815-344-9440
1965 Shelby Cobra Replica
Built in 2002 by Lone Star Classics out of Fort Worth, Texas. Silver with dark grey stripes. Competition package chassis & suspension. 383 Chevy stroker motor, 480 hp. 5-Sp manual Tremec trans. 10,479 mi. Comes with cover & factory assembly manual. Asking $35,000. 815-715-0088 Woodstock.
/s/ Katherine C. Schultz County Clerk (Published in the Northwest Herald May 29, June 5, 12, 2014. #A3432)
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TOYO EXTENSA – Tires 215/70R15 set of 4, black or white wall, off of 1991 a Lincoln Continental Like New, 400 miles on them $350/set obo. 815-404-6769
TRUCK CAP Used wheels and mounted tires, fit Chevy Colorado or similar. 15x6, 6 lug rim, P205/75R15 tires,some rubber left. Will sell 2 or 4, not 1 or 3. $100 a pair or $180 for all. 815-455-1256
I BUY CARS, TRUCKS, VANS & SUVs 1990 & Newer Will beat anyone's price by $300. Will pay extra for Honda, Toyota & Nissan
Electric Stove Whirlpool, white works except for self-clean option - FREE 815-355-7519 McHenry
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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 Jacket - Women's blue/lime green anorak, new never worn, Columbia fleece jacket, black worn twice, Black shell jacket worn twice, Size 2X, $25 each Johnsburg area 708-602-8353 Jewelry Cabinet - table top, dark wood w/ opening at top & 2 doors that hold 2 photos. $4. See photo online. Call Beth 815-344-9894 Jewelry Cabinet - Tabletop, dark wood with 5 drawers & 1 door. See photo online. $5. Call Beth 815-344-9894.
Good bike jackets, $75/obo. Winter Gloves, $5. All brand new. 847-409-5446 Men's godfather hat, large never worn $25/obo paid $50 815-444-0557 MENS LEATHER JACKET - Bomber jacket, brown with lining, size M/L, Excellent $35. 815-477-9023 Miche Handbag Shells 8 classic, 2 demi/totes, 1 petite, 7 prima totes, excellent condition, pictures by request - $5 each or $55 for all. 815-245-4494 SPECIAL OCCASION DRESS - White, Size 12 with gorgeous bead work. Bride, Junior Bride, Flower Girl, very beautiful. $75. 815-477-9023 TRENCH COAT w/ zip out lining, beautiful regal royal blue, Size 3/4, like new condition, $45. Call 815 477-9023
Public Notice is hereby given that on MAY 16, 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 per-
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Public Notice is hereby given that on MAY 27, 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
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1999 Dodge Stratus leather, loaded, ice cold air, looks/runs great $2,600 815-344-9440
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Unit 157 belonging to Steve Bielski. Contents consist of Fishing Poles, Multiple Boxes, End Tables, House hold goods.
Unit 550 belonging to Carroll Hileman. Contents consist of Tools, Table and Chairs, Lawn Tools and misc. Boxes.
/s/ Katherine C. Schultz County Clerk
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.
located at 4522 WILDWOOD DRIVE, CRYSTAL LAKE, IL 60014
Unit 255 belonging to Elizabeth Freund. Contents consist of boxes, lawn mower, boat, furniture, dryer, Kayak, household goods.
Dated MAY 16, 2014
(Published in the Northwest Herald May 22, 29, June 5, 2014. #A3387)
If the 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).
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located at 170 NORTH LIGHT PASSE, LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL. 60156
Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser shall receive a Certificate of Sale, which will entitle the purchaser to a Deed to the real estate after Confirmation of the sale.
Notice is hereby given that LOCK-IT Self Storage, LLC. 1370 Horizon Drive, Johnsburg, IL 60051 will sell the personal goods from:
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Reconditioned Appliances Sales and Service Lakemoor 815-385-1872 AIR CONDITIONING FOR CASMENT WINDOW (Sliders) w/remote. Works fine. $58. 847-265-6857
White. Brand new. Asking $299. 815-260-4197 FREEZER Large chest freezer, just one year old. Moving, no longer needed. $180 OBO. 815-206-4813 Gas Stove – Kenmore, White, 30”, Heavy Duty Grates, 4 yrs. old, Must sell – Moving, In storage for 2 yrs in Volo, IL - 200. 331-551-1421 days/no texts GAS STOVE, Frigdaire electronic light, enclosed burners, Excellent condition - White $250/obo 815-814-8434 Hood Vent by Broan, over the stove, stainless steel, 120 V ac, good condition, $20. 847-854-1494 after 6pm
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REFRIGERATOR/KENMORE White, 33” with ice maker, matching dishwasher and over the stove microwave, great condition! $300/all 847-458-0019 Side by Side Refrigerator/Freezer, GE, white 23.6cf no frost, has water/ice in door excellent cond. asking $250/obo 815-385-7980 Upright Freezer – 16.3 cubic feet. White, Looks and runs great! Downsizing – it has to go! $100/obo 815-404-8783
WASHER & DRYER Amana, commercial quality, stainsteel drums. Washer has 3.3 cu capacity + a large dryer. $200/both. 847-658-4827 Washer & Dryer Older Kenmore, Works! 815-717-6498 8am-9pm Washer & Dryer Sears Kenmore, Stackable, 24” Excellent condition, Perfect for condo/apartment - $200 for set 815-337-6861 Evenings
2 PIECE SECRETARY DESK AND CHINA CABINET – Good condition, $200. 847-464-5543 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 Banquet Table, Hinged in the center. 30”x 12 seat. Folds. $125. 847-515-8012.
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Stars, Sets, Lots of Rookies. Price range $1-$50. 815-338-4829 Add to your collection Box of 50 Comic Books Fair to Poor Condition $65. 815-459-3395
Buying Pre-1980 Baseball, Football, Basketball Cards Email inquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org CHAIR - Antique Child's Red Wooden Chair 24-1/2" high at back. $28. McHenry 815-236-1747 Collectibles International Harvester & John Deere paperwork, manuals, pins, give aways, ads & more, starting at $50. 815-575-3797
Stars & Lots of Rookies. Price range $1-$40. 815-338-4829 Add to your collection Golf Collection Pre-1930 816-385-0404 Ivory Bianca Wedding Gown, ALine, all the accessories $100 815-444-0557 JAR - Glass w/ Metal Lid. Outside red w/ ridges in glass. Top opening 5" diameter. Jar is 7 1/2" dia & 7" high. $25. 815-236-1747 McHenry 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
Zappy 3 Pro electric 3 wheel scooter. Motor & batteries are functional but need some rewiring help. As is $100. 815-474-4338
Ab Glider - PRO FORM mint condition, used 3 times, asking $60 / obo. Call BOB 815-321-3963 or 815-385-6501 Magnet-Trainer - Portable with user's manual, works arms and/or legs, Originally $139, Asking $25, Excellent condition, Fox Lake Area 847-587-0119
49” Bathroom vanity, includes top, sink & faucet $35 49” Vanity Mirror $25 815-814-4289 Deep Cycle Battery Battery & case for back-up sump pump system - $75. 815-385-4494 8am-8pm Eldorado Stone – Mountain Ledge, Yukon, 2 Boxes Straight, 3/4 Box Corners – FREE. 815-385-4559 Patio Door New Crestline 6' Hinged Door, complete w/ hardware, Brown vinyl clad - $600/OBO 847-639-1676 Used Steel Pipe, 4' x 8' plate, 10 gauge, 1/8” thick - $50 815-943-6937
HARROW John Deere, 9' 3 section spring, tooth drag, $350.
Ford Brush Cutter, $325.
CANISTER SET - Mary Engelbreit Cherries Jubilee Collection ceramic hard to find, retired set. Very pretty in shades of deep apple green, golden yellow and bright cherry red, adorable. Excellent. $75. 815 477-9023 FRAMED CORKBOARD WITH CUBBIES - Pottery Barn style framed in satin black, 3 ample sized cubbies, 4 antique hooks, cute piece. Excellent $35. 815 477-9023
TRACTOR ~ 1977 John Deere 4230, with cab, weights, 500 hours on motor overhauled. Remanufactured ejectors. New turbo , batteries, very clean. $17,500. 262-949-2262
4 Office style black chairs, without arms, on rollers $10/each like new 815-385-3858 7th Ave. Stand Up Bar Hutch Cabinet, $155 815-353-9763 Amish Made Entertainment Center. Gorgeous, solid wood, entertainment/storage unit, purchased at Amish furniture in Crystal Lake, dark stain w/ detailed moulding along the top. Overall dimensions: 66h x 74w x 29d. TV Opening: 34h x 37-1/2w x 22d This is a beautiful piece of furniture! Over $3,000 new. We're moving so we have to sell! Sacrifice for $399 Call 815-459-4516 BAR STOOLS - 3 classic style stools, carved spindle legs. 25" high. $85. 815 477-9023 Bar Stools 6 Winsome bar stools, 30” High, Like New Condition $90 for all 6, Call Tom 847-921-1221 after 6pm Bedroom Set dresser/nightstand $195, Tan leather sofa $395 815-344-2675 Buffet/Bar on casters, ranch oak, has two storage shelves, top expands with area for hot dishes. Excellent condition, Asking $150. 815-404-3399 CABINET Wood, for sewing machine Excellent condition. $25 815-477-7916 Chair – Leather, Espresso color. Like new. Great chair. Comfortable & good-looking. Non-smoking house - $175. 815-678-4337
MUSIC SHELF - Unique piece for the music lover. Self standing or hang, design supports in the shape of a musical staff, G Clefs on each end. 40” L x 10” W x 11” H. Excellent. $55. 815 477-9023 RECORDS – Box Of 100 50's & 60's Rock – 45 with Sleeves, Good Condition Call Mike 847-695-9561
Incl black sheet set, animal print bedspread with matching pillows with new mattress. $140 708-309-5397
White formica square 40” x 40” x 15” high $40 708-309-5397 COTTAGE HUTCH - Vintage Shabby Chic, cute lavender cottage hutch, shelves on top with cabinet at the base. Original hardware, clean and fresh. 67 H x 31 W x18 D. $275. 815 477-9023
Electronic Typewritter IBM or Sears, $100/ea 847-691-3739 Power Mac G4 1.25Ghz, 2Gb ram, two 160Gb hard drives, 20" apple display, Apple speakers, keyboard & mouse. Some software installed. $225 815-276-1668 after 4 PM
Couch & Loveseat, Blue Plaid in Fair cond. $100/set 815-338-6781
40” round kitchen table, dark green, inlaid 6” ceramic tiles with light oak trim with 3 matching chairs + 15” leaf, $85.00. 847-961-6626 Loft Bed, Cherry Lea Furniture (deer run) twin on top, area below for desk or full bed. Excellent Condition New/$950 Asking $385 815-345-6706
DINETTE SET ~ WROUGHT IRON Glass top table, 42", 4 wheeled chairs, Like new - $300. 815-444-0557 Dining Room Table - 6' trestle table w/ 2 matching benches, Detachable leg, needs refinishing – currently in storage $250. 331-551-1421 daytime Dining Room Table Cherry wood, 3' x 5', six chairs. Very sturdy. $200/OBO. Must go! 815-701-1350 Dining Room Table, formal, ranch oak, parquet design top, 3 leaves, table pads, 6 upholstered chairs, plus 2 upholstered chairs w/ arms. Great for large family. Exc. cond. Asking $350. 815-404-3399 Dining Table & Chairs Solid oak, honey finish, 42 x 62” table w/ 2 – 12” leafs, 4 chairs, carved pedestals & table corners $395. 847-309-3698 aft. 5pm
DINING TABLE Oval with one leaf, 53x42 w/o leaf, 70.5 with leaf, almost 30 yrs old. Excellent condition! $125/cash.
LONG CHEST ~ LOW
Gold leaf color, 2 drawers, 2 doors, $75/obo. 815-444-0557
MATTRESSE Queen size at $65. Cash 'N Carry. 847-961-6626 MIRROR FOR ENTRY HALL. Beveled Gold plated w/green trim. 66” x 26”. $80. 708-309-5397 Over sized dark brown ITL. Leather chair w/ ottoman, $200 815-353-9763 Recliner/Rocker – Blue, Excellent Condition, Small, $45. 815-943-7757 leave message Solid Oak Virginia House library/buffet table hand painted on top $139.99 815-353-9763 Sony 50in T.V Projection. Works, like new. Sell for $80 Cash McHenry area. Please call, text or Email. 815-236-0271.
TABLES ~ 2 END TABLES & 1 COFFEE TABLE Oak, $90. 815-814-6440
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Vanity Chair w/ pillow scroll style
Antique - $18 630-624-8250
DRESSER - Antique Woman's Dresser, Medium Oak, Matching mirror, Beautiful carvings around mirror and on base. Comes with key to lock the drawers too! Must See!! Please call 847-658-4134 Dresser – Made by Stanley Ranch oak, 9 drawer w/2 mirrors, 3 drawers are behind double doors. 6'L x 20"D, top has been protected by glass. VG Condition, Drawers glide smoothly. Asking $125 815-404-3399 Entertainment Center light color wood, holds multiple electronic units, can place flat screen on top, storage behind glass door for DVD's/CD's, additional concealed storage at end. Excellent Condition. Asking $125 815-404-3399
Wicker Bar Stool brown legs, no back $20. 630-624-8250
WING CHAIR ~ QUEEN ANNE Velour, terra cotta color. $50/obo. 815-444-0557
Shetland Pony ~ roan color, 15 years old. Trained to pull cart and ride. $400 Pony only, $1500 pony cart, new harness and saddle. All shots and coggins. Wonderful personality! 815-354-3365 or 815-943-2526.
Space in Barn & Pasture Available to Rent, 1-2 horses 815-790-6888
Entertainment Center, Golden Oak w/beveled glass doors, 66” high x 57”wide 19”deep $175/obo. 815-653-4612 Futon Bed - Metal Frame, Black Cushion, Extra Padding, 6 Months Old, No Rips or Tears, In Great Condition. Asking $100/OBO. 847-322-1933, Email: LAURA3311968@YAHOO.COM
Couch 3 Pc Leather Sectional Reclining, ivory color, slightly used, $250. 815-444-0557
Couch 3 Pc Leather Sectional Reclining, ivory color, slightly used, $300. 815-444-0557 COUCH – Century. Brand new, brown leather. $400 or best offer. New, never used, must see! 847-409-5446.
For king size bed, five years new, great condition, call after 6pm. MOVING, MUST SELL! $299. 815-260-4197 Kid's Table w/ 2 chairs light wood w/laminate top $25 815-385-3796
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Glass China - plates, cups, saucers, etc. 2 different sets Must Go! A must see - In Good condition, $50 for both sets 815-382-5446
Pasta Machine, Villa Ware Atlas, made in Italy, makes 5 types of pasta never used still in box $60 815-444-0557 Shelf. Table top, unfinished wood. See photo online. $3. Call Beth 815-344-9894 Stoneware Dishes Serving for 8 complete plus wide assortment of matching serving plates, Beige w/ floral - $60. 815-444-9820 mornings
All Landscape Stone, Mulch, Topsoil, Trees & Shrubs. We Deliver, Yard Now Open, Stonetree Landscapes, 815-337-8200
Antique Barn Siding & Misc. Lumber - $50
815-943-6937 Antique Reel type push mower excellent condition $80 815-344-9657 Black & Decker 36V Cordless Lithium Single Speed Handheld Mulcher Blower Vac. Used once. Paid $150, Asking $75. 815-459-1943. Cub Cadet w/ Mower Deck Also, 10cu.ft. Lawn Cart $275 for both. 815-338-0574 GARDEN TRACTOR & MOWER Cub Cadet model 2542 Garden Tractor. Heavy duty shaft drive with rear bagger. 42 in deck. Only 166 hours. Well-maintained. Asking $2400. 815-245-7245 GARDEN TRACTOR International Cub Cadet 1000 and International Cub Cadet 102 for restore or for parts. $200 each. 847-464-5543 GARDEN TRACTOR JOHN DEERE 110 $250 or offer for restore or parts. 847-464-5543 HEART GRAPEVINE WREATH - Simplistic and lovely. $15. 815 4779023
HOSTA PLANTS Various kind and sizes, $3-$5. 815-678-4234
Cream background w/ dark green & terracotta design. Very good condition. Must see. $100. 815-474-4338
Hostas $3/each or 4 for $10 815-477-7916
BEDSPREAD ~ NEW, FULL
Murray, automatic drive, 42” cut, runs and cuts perfect! $300 815-701-4302
BREAKFAST IN BED TRAY - Vintage, shabby chic, foldable $45.00, please call 815-477-9023
Lawn Tractor, Craftsman 21HP, Briggs and Straton Engine, Hydro, 320 hrs., 42” deck. $400. Cell# 630-624-0026
Solid oak, holds a 32” flatscreen TV. Great for family or kids room, $90.00. 815-814-6440 Entertainment Center walnut, adjustable shelves, 4 doors on bottom - $15 847-854-1494 after 6pm
FRAME - Wooden "baseball glove" supported by wooden "baseball bat". 9"H x 11"W. Picture opening 3-1/2"H x 2-3/4" W. Great condition. $5. See photo online. Call Beth 815-344-9894
Area Rug – 8 X 10
Calculator: graphic, TI85, great condition paid $125, selling for $35 815-477-7916 CAR STEREO AMPLIFIER BOSS 400 watts. Brand new in box, never opened. 2 channel bridgeable. $250 or best offer. 847-409-5446. DELL INSPIRON 9300 LAPTOP 17 Dell 9300 2 gig ram 80 gig HD NO O/S Dvd Wifi optional glass screen new battery last year forward audio controls Ac adapter $150/OBO 815-245-5368
Daybed ~ White & Brass
815-529-5848 TRACTOR BLADE – John Deere 7 foot. 3 pt. blade, no welds. $350 firm. 262-949-2262
Office Furniture (10) Wood Desks (3) 4 door file cabinets, (40) chairs + monitor arms, desk kiosks, 36” wide cabinet. Mike @ IRC 815-403-3767 TIME CLOCK - Icon 100. Hassle-free payday. Set-up for 25 employees, expandable up to 250 employees, comes with pre-programmed employee codes, download info to Quicken. All software included in unit. Internet needed. Can download to your iPhone, iPad, etc. Great way to keep accurate track of employees for payroll purposes. Was $279 New - Asking $125 Cash only 815-404-3399
CUSHION DECK CHAIRS Lloyd/Flanders aluminum cushioned patio chairs. 1 1/2 yrs. old, mint condition. Were $300 each at Great Escape-will sell both for $300. 815-861-7974
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Beautiful, dark, rich gold floral 54x78” $80. 815-459-3822
CAKE STAND - 2 Tier rod iron dessert stand. It will accommodate 10" to 12" plates on each level & stands 15". Ideal for serving tea sandwiches, pastries or storing plates. $25. 815 477-9023 CALLER ID Discovery Channel's Info Globe Digital Caller ID. Excellent Condition. $40. See photo online. Call Beth 815-344-9894 China – Vintage Regency Rose Pattern by Creative Fine China Made in Japan, 1960's, 43 pieces total - includes: 9 plates, 10 salad plates, 7 cups, 9 saucers, 6 fruit bowls & 1 oval side dish/platter - $200/OBO 815-893-0195 2pm-7pm
Hot Water Heater Lochinvar – 6 gal. $50/OBO. 847-639-3154
ROTOTILLER – 5HP CHAIN DRIVEN, BRIGGS/STRATTON MOTOR $225/OBO 815-814-8434 Tomato topsy turvy trellis, holds 11 topsy turvy or hanging baskets included 6 new topsy turvy, $40 815-344-7993 WICKER CHAIRS - Vintage garden appeal, hand painted lime green, sturdy construction, durable, classic, very cute cottage chic! $195. 815-477-9023
NIGHT STAND Solid wood, cute vintage 2 shelf side table/night stand with ample storage, bedside or accent piece. $35. 815 477-9023
NITRILE DISPOSABLE GLOVES Large/Extra-large, very strong, $1000 for $50. 815-578-0212
16 inch on a work stand for fine work, like new! $45 847-848-0285
DRAFSTMAN'S TABLE 43 in. X 72 in., adjustable. $50. 815-675-2462
GBC Heat Seal H100 4” Photo Laminator, New-Never used $50. 815-592-6252 or 815-455-9964 Large Rain Barrel w/ spigot - $100 firm 847-961-6515 mornings
REAR END GEARS 411 S-10 Pickup - $100 Johnsburg 708-602-8353
SHELVES 2 Heavy duty smaller wooden shelves, 2 compartments each. $35 for both. 815-477-9023
Both Werner ladders and (1) is a 32' aluminum, $150/obo. And 2nd ladder is a 8' A Frame fiberglass foldout, $100/obo. 779-220-4636
Storage Unit contents, misc furniture, toys, bikes, small kitchen items, clothes...best offer. email: email@example.com
Striker Bird On a Branch
on 9x3.5”, orig $70, now $25. 815-459-3822 Mobility Scooter - 3 Wheel Low mileage - Been in storage $400 firm. Call days – no texts 331-551-1421 Power Wheelchair Hoover Round, New Batteries & New Charger – Asking $400/OBO 815-943-3305 Daytime
Table Lamp ~ Modern
Like new, beautiful, $25. 815-477-7916 Tires - (5 qty) 18" P255/65/18; 65% tread on 1 and 35% tread on 4, $65 for all. 847-344-2750 TV BRACKETS for mounting TVs on wall. One for large flat screen, one for regular TV, all cables included. $50 for all. 815-459-1179
2010 65# Minkota trolling motor 24Volt, w/charger $best offer 847-791-1691
AIR CONDITIONER SOLEAIR 14,000 BTU portable air conditioner with heat pump. Model LX-140. Cools or Heats area up to 500 sq. feet. Used (3) seasons, cost $550 new, selling for $200. Manual included. 815-690-0235
AIR FILTER - Honeywell
ANTIQUE PIANO Antique Piano - circa 1898. Good condition, small crack in sound board. Sounds great. $99/OBO. Call 815-455-4701
Edison Victorola - Patented Early 1900's, works good. Records included, $350. 815-467-6964
HEPA, with extra filter $60. 630-624-8250
Pianos Quality Pre-Owned
Pianos Delivered & Warrantied 815-334-8611
W.C. Fields, 24” Statue with Photo. Great Father's Day Gift! $75. 847-658-3772 Buddhist Religious Items statues, books, singing books, & CD's, Excellent Condition $2 to $25. 815-444-9820 AM
ALASKAN MALAMUTE PUPPIES AKC 6 wk puppies $900 Call 630-549-5585
LAWNMOWER Electric lawnmower, like new. A little over one year old. Moving, no longer needed. $70. 815-206-4813
ORTIZ LANDSCAPING ! SPRING CLEAN-UP ! Mulch, Brick, Patios, Tree Removal, Maint Work, Insured. 815-355-2121 PERENNIALS Hostas, Daylilies and Lily of the Valley. $5 a bunch. 815-337-0612
RIDING MOWER 19HP, Kohler, Courage, 42” cut auto, like new, Limited Edition. $850. 815-344-1494
With 14 spokes, solid steel, antique, 4 feet high, excellent condition. $125. 815-578-0212
Honeywell Elmo, Nishika N8000, Nikon Super Zoom, Argus C-3, Nikkorex – 8F, Paillard Bolex 75, Polaroid Sonar, Bell & Howell 16mm & much more - $200 815-893-0082 9am-6pm
10 gallon with lights and stand. $25 815-382-3952
Daulfine Swing blue – small child $20. 630-624-8250 DVD Movie Cases 10 Available, Lightweight $10. 815-385-1732 EASEL Presentation size. Use as whiteboard or with chart paper - $35. 815-459-1943. FRENCH COUNTRY BISTRO CHAIRS Cute set of 2 hand painted country blue chairs with French country fabric seats, including a matching pillow. Excellent condition. $95. 815 477-9023 Check out McHenryCountySports.com for local prep sports and video.
BRONCO 3 month old female Black & White DSH Feeling and looking this cute on the outside starts by what's on the inside. They say it's what's on the inside that counts. www.helpingpaws.net 815-338-4400 CAT 10 month old female, calico. FREE to good home 815-338-9259
'94 Marvel Masterpiece and Lots of Others. Sets at $25. 815-338-4829 Add to your collection Noritake Fine China, patterncharmaine service for 8, mint cond. $125 815-759-3865 Old Hay Knife $70 firm 815-459-8281 Old Rope & 2 Pulleys 40” Rope w/ 2 old wood pulleys Found in old barn loft, 1-1/2” Rope diameter - $125 815-382-4743 Outboard Motor - 5.4Hp. 1945 Evinrude Model 4404 $100. 815-459-4775 9a-5p SIGNS - 10 Metal Beer Signs. $150 obo. 847-515-8012
PRE-OWNED LIBERTYVILLE CHEVROLET
360 N. Rte. 31 • Crystal Lake, IL
1001 S Milwaukee Ave Libertyville, IL
1460 S. Eastwood Dr. • Woodstock, IL
BILL JACOBS BMW 1564 W. Ogden Ave. • Naperville, IL
KNAUZ BMW 847/604-5000
Sugar & Creamer Pickard Salt & Pepper, gold floral, $98. 815-459-3822
MOTOR WERKS BMW
VICTORIAN BED - Antique Victorian curved bed frame twin modified to XL, or can be regular twin size, beautiful finish and condition. $350. 815 477-9023 Vintage Sewing Machine Kenmore Electric Rotary, In excellent condition, one owner for 70+ years, All attachments & manuals, Beautiful cabinet $150. 815-823-5107
Barrington & Dundee Rds. Barrington, IL
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BABY CRIB BABY CRIB Portable with mattress and sheets, $35. 815-678-4234 DRESS SET- Girls 2 piece dress & coat set, size 4T, very nice. NEW with tags. $35. 815 477-9023 NURSERY ART - Beatrix Potter Benjamin Bunny, vivid and detailed, excellent condition. $35. 815 477-9023
MARTIN CHEVROLET 5220 W. Northwest Highway Crystal Lake, IL
RAY CHEVROLET 39 N. Rte. 12 • Fox Lake, IL
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REICHERT CHEVROLET 2145 S. Eastwood Dr. • Woodstock, IL
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1075 W. Golf Rd. Hoffman Estates, IL
409 Skokie Valley Hwy • Lake Bluff, IL
TOM PECK FORD
CRYSTAL LAKE CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE
13900 Auto Mall Dr. • Huntley, IL
5404 S. Rt. 31 • Crystal Lake, IL
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206 S. State Street • Hampshire, IL
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Route 31, between Crystal Lake & McHenry
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300 East Ogden Ave. • Hinsdale, IL
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RAY SUZUKI 23 N. Route 12 • Fox Lake
ELGIN TOYOTA 1200 E. Chicago St. Elgin, IL
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BUSS FORD LINCOLN MERCURY
771 S. Randall Rd. • Algonquin, IL
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Route 120 • McHenry, IL
GARY LANG MITSUBISHI
Route 31, between Crystal Lake & McHenry
Route 120 • McHenry, IL
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Route 31, between Crystal Lake & McHenry
AL PIEMONTE CHEVROLET
BILL JACOBS MINI
MOTOR WERKS CADILLAC 800/935-5923
GARY LANG KIA
200 N. Cook St. • Barrington, IL
Route 31, between Crystal Lake & McHenry
GARY LANG GMC
1564 W. Ogden Ave. • Naperville, IL
GURNEE CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE RAM
Route 31, between Crystal Lake & McHenry
MOTOR WERKS SAAB
1107 S Rt. 31 between Crystal Lake and McHenry
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111 S. Rte 31 • McHenry, IL
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“Home of the $1,995 Specials”
GARY LANG SUBARU
GARY LANG BUICK
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200 N. Cook Street • Barrington, IL
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Specialized Hotrock 20” Coaster Bike, Purple. Used only 1 summer. $120. 815-382-2455
111 S. Rte 31 • McHenry, IL
Bicycle - 2013 Girls
MOTOR WERKS INFINITI
2145 S. Eastwood Dr. • Woodstock, IL
Blonde maple, no mattress. Very good condition! $20 815-675-2216
407 Skokie Valley Hwy. • Lake Bluff, IL
VANITY Beautiful antique pine w/ attached mirror & center drawer. Brought from England by 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
BULL VALLEY FORD/ MERCURY
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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Jack Youngblood, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame who played for the Los Angeles Rams for 14 years, said, “I visualize things in my mind before I have to do them. It is like having a mental workshop.” The most skillful bridge players can get inside the minds of their opponents. They can visualize exactly what that player would do from various holdings. Today’s deal is an example of this. South is in three notrump. West leads the heart three and declarer calls for dummy’s ive. What should East do? The auction was straightforward. South did not like to open one no-trump without a heart stopper, but the bid gave as accurate a description of his hand as possible. Yes, he might have opened one diamond, planning to rebid one spade over a one-heart response, but partner would have had a much fuzzier picture of South’s hand. The only makable game here is four spades, which is tough to reach. Let’s return to East’s predicament. If South has ace-doubleton of hearts, East
must put in his 10, inessing against partner (this week’s theme). But if South has jackdoubleton, East must win with his king. Which is correct? Get into South’s mind. If he had ace-doubleton, which heart would he have played from the board? Right -- the queen. He would have hoped the opening lead was away from the king and tried to take a second heart trick. When he does not do that, he cannot have the heart ace. So East should conidently put up his king, expecting to win the trick. And ive heart tricks later, the contract is down.
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TODAY - Follow the vision you’ve been harboring. Channel your intensity and make full use of your concentration and energy in order to progress this year. You will be perceptive when it comes to ﬁnding valuable opportunities. Success will be yours if you persevere. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Use a little restraint in social situations. You should work hard to be more tactful and diplomatic. You will appear foolish or insensitive if you try to be the life of every party. CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- It’s a good time to refresh your surroundings. Let those affected by your decisions have a say. Don’t make any oral agreements without doing thorough research. Protect your savings. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- An unexpected partnership will provide you with a way to increase your income. Keep an open mind if someone offers to help you with your work. Expand a new concept of yours. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Don’t take any risks with your ﬁnances or career. You will encounter problems if your scheme backﬁres. Do your homework before making a move that could cost you. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- You will feel the need to experiment with new ideas and projects. Others may not be in agreement with your plans, but you will make gains if you let your imagination run free. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Examine an investment idea, but avoid getting involved in a joint venture. Your reputation will escalate if you are loyal and giving. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Someone close to you is unclear about your feelings. Speak your mind and say what is in your heart. It’s not fair to leave him or her guessing. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Your future will improve once you share your ideas with an inﬂuential person. Don’t be shy. You will be obliged to back up your plans with facts, so be prepared. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Your self-conﬁdence needs a boost. Spend time with children or close friends and engage in physical challenges that will get your motor running. Give yourself a chance to have some fun. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- You will lose respect if you allow others to take advantage of you. Don’t fall short because you put your needs last. Stand up for your beliefs. ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- An old partner is likely to want to reconnect. Your charm and attractiveness will stir up some interest with new and old acquaintances. Plan to socialize. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Your career path is questionable. If you don’t enjoy what you’re doing, consider what you do well and ﬁnd a way to make it more engaging. Explore new possibilities.
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Page E10• Thursday, May 29, 2014 Chihuahua / Pomeranian Puppies Well vet check and deworming done. Very good family dogs $300. 815-236-9214
Golden Pups/English Cream 4 generation, clearances, See on-line ad in classifieds 815-337-4624
KITTENS 6 weeks, (2) male and (3) female. Eating on their own, extremely friendly.815-575-3948
Born April 1st, 2 orange male and 1 black female and one white female. 224-717-4588
MOVIE ADVERTISEMENT - Large store promotional display for the movie INCEPTION starring Leonardo DiCaprio, great for a collector or movie room. Excellent condition, $25. 815 477-9023
FLOWER CART - Vintage chippy green 3 tier flower cart, bits of white paint peeking though, years of rusty goodness. $75. 815 477-9023 WICKER FURNITURE SET - All weather three piece wicker armchairs and double shelf table. Finely woven detailing, rich walnut color, sturdy structure and quality, ideal for indoor or outdoor use, easy to clean. Excellent. $250. 815 4779023
COAT ~ Chicago Bears Leather Pro Player lined coat. Dark blue. Size XL. $100. See photo online. Call Beth 815-344-9894.
GOLF CLUBS 2 complete sets with bags, 1 set Hogan and 1 set Campbell. Both sets in excellent condition. $125/ea set or best offer. 847-961-5313 POOL TABLE / PING PONG Good condition, you take apart. $400. 815-529-5848 Pool Table 8' Minnesota Fats 1”Slate Teak Hustler - $200/OBO 815-477-7104 after 9am Racquetball Racket by Wilson. Great Condition! $5. See photo online. Beth 815-344-9894
Treadmill - Weslo Cadence Snow Thrower - 5Hp. Ariens, Two Stage, Electric Start, $185. Woodstock Location 815-338-0574 MARK 3 month old male Airedale mix I don't plan to let summer slip by without checking off my just for kicks list. Two of them are play in the rain and eat a push-up bar. www.helpingpaws.net 815-338-4400
Above Ground Pool 16', 3-1/2' Deep, Easy Set up w/pump, 2 yrs. old, Downsized to a smaller pool -$100. 815-353-4431 10a-8p POOL - Above ground, steel sided 15' diameter by 52" high. Includes filter, pump, ladder plus extras. Needs a new liner. Price negotiable 815-455-5472 POOL SLIDE Interfab whitewater water slide. Works well but needs some minor repair. $300. 815-236-9966
MOZ 3 year old male Husky/Terrier What I expect from my friends is that they are polite and clean. I have some pretty amazing friends: marathoner, entrepreneur and you. www.helpingpaws.net 815-338-4400 RABBIT CAGE $50. 815-529-5848
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Eureka copper canyon tent, 2 rooms, 168sq.ft. sleeping area & 4 sleeping bags – cozy, flannel lined, Orig. price $900, Asking $450, still in box 815-337-4150 9am-8pm
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May 29-31 9am-3pm 46 years of stuff Canning jars, books, desk Painters plank, items too numerous to list
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Community Garage Sale Thursday, Friday, Saturday June 5, 6 & 7 9 am to 5 pm
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HUGE MULTI FAMILY May 30 & 31 Friday & Saturday 8am – 4pm 64 Kent Ave.
1351 LOCH LOMOND DR. Dining room set and buffet, kitchen table, chairs, small appl, cookware, bedroom set, bookshelves, file cabinet, video games, toys, games, ping-pong table, sewing machine & SO MUCH MORE!
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CRYSTAL LAKE MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE THURS, FRI & SAT, MAY 29-31 9-5 4318 FOX CREEK DR. Fox Creek Estates Tons of clothes: Men's, Women's and Junior girls'; Books; Household; Bell collection; Junior girls' make-up, nail polish; Hair bows; Women's perfume & lipstick; Misc. CRYSTAL LAKE MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE 85 Pomeroy Ave. Fri., May 30, 9-5 Sat., May 31, 8-4 Sports Equipment, XBox Drums / Guitar, Furnace, Rocking Chair, Lockers, Books, Party Lite Candles & miscellaneous items.
SAT & SUN MAY 31 & JUNE 1 8AM - 5PM 5019 NUNDA TRAIL Furniture, pool table, duck decoys, tools, golf clubs, exercise equipment, clothes
& MUCH MORE!
May 29, 30, 31 9AM - 4PM ! And Next Week ! June 5, 6, 7 9AM - 4PM
FRI, SAT, SUN MAY 30, 31 & JUNE 1 9AM - 5PM
131 Boulder Drive
620 N. PAGE ST.
LAKE IN THE HILLS
MULTI FAMILY Friday May 30th 9am â€“ 5pm Saturday May 31st 9am â€“ 4pm 806 Grant Street across from Harvard Hospital
HUNTLEY LIONS CHASE GARAGE SALE Main Street & Kreutzer Rd West of Route 47 Thur 5/29, Fri 5/30 & Sat 5/31 9am â€“ 3pm Furniture, Household Items, Bikes, Baby / Kids clothing, Electronics, tools, Baby Items, Holiday decor, books, toys and a whole lot more!!
THURS & FRI MAY 29 & 30 9AM - NOON
Household items, headboard, table, lamps, lawn mower, toys, books, bar stools, pictures & MUCH, MUCH MORE!
NEIGHBORHOOD 6 Houses
LAKE IN THE HILLS
1619 N. Riverside Dr.
8:30AM - 4PM
Â˝ mile East of Outlet Mall Follow the Pink Signs
715 MOHICAN TRAIL
THURS & FRI MAY 29 & 30 8:30AM - 4PM
patio set, coolers, electric wheel chair, dirt bikes, beer signs, bikes, much much more !
2 kitchen sets, baby clothes & baby items, baby swing, etc. Twin bed with drawers & lots of misc items
56 DOLE AVE.
14609 Marengo Road
Thursday & Friday May 29 & 30 8am â€“ 4pm 1420 Trailwood Dr. Woods Creek Sub-div glassware, games, baskets, books, chest freezer and many household items Garage Sale - Crystal Lake 650 Greenbrier Lane Fri & Sat 9am - 3pm
Multi-Family !GARAGE SALE! Fri. May 30th & Sat. May 31st 9am-1pm Event Location:
Rock Chevrolet 1000 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL. 60030 877-340-8037 Over 100 Families, 200 Tables,10,000 Items 5 Cars UNDER $1500, Largest Garage Sale in Northern Illinois History! Having a Birthday, Anniversary, Graduation or Event Coming Up? Share It With Everyone by Placing a HAPPY AD!
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MARENGO 306 E. Washington St. Apt. 3
Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun May 29 â€“ June 1 6am - ??
Fri., Sat. & Sun. 10-6pm Dining Rm. Set, Bed. Set, End Tables and Round Tables, Paintings, Tiffany Lamps and more!
Huge Variety of items
Johnsburg Garage Sale
BAKE SALE AND FLEA MARKET
2603 Kendall Crossing
SATURDAY, MAY 31, 9 â€“ 2 INDIAN TRAILS 1150 BRIDEN DRIVE
Fri May 30 & Sat May 31 from 8:30am to 4:00pm
Clothes, Furniture, Household items, everything PRICED TO SELL!
JOHNSBURG Thurs, Fri, 9am - 3pm Sat 8am â€“ 2pm 4407 Mapleleaf Dr. 2 blocks off Johnsburg Rd. Maytag Duet Front Load washer/dryer retail $1700/ea. 1 year old, slightly used selling for $900/set. Furniture, clothing, and much much more!
Crochet items, plants, jewelry, lawnmowers, reasonably priced! MARENGO BARN SALE SAT, MAY 31, 8AM â€“ 5PM 19817 BOCKMAN RD Intersection of Bockman and Deer Path. Everything must go due to owner's heath. 5' X 8' Trailer $800 OBO, DR Brush cutter, grading blade included, $2200 OBO. No reasonable offer will be refused!
Marengo HUGE SHED SALE! Thurs, Fri, Sat 9a-5p 21816 Kishwaukee Valley Rd. TV's, lawn mower, Kids Stuff, Love seat, Tires and lots of miscellaneous. Follow Northwest Herald on Twitter @nwherald
LAKE IN THE HILLS MULTI FAMILY GARAGE SALE 3048 Impressions Drive Large multi-family garage sale with items for everyone. Included in this sale are many baby boy items (stroller, crib, clothes, etc.), vintage, antiques, and much more. May 29th, 30th, & 31st. June 5th, 6th & 7th. TEXT ALERTS Sign up for TextAlerts to receive up-to-date news, weather, prep sports, coupons and more sent directly to your cell phone! Register FREE today at NWHerald.com
â€œCLIP - N - SAVEâ€? FARMETTE REAL ESTATE AUCTION SUNDAY, JUNE 29TH, 2014 1:00 P.M. SHARP! LOCATION: 974 U.S. RT 20, CHERRY VALLEY, IL. 61016 Directly north of Wheeler Rd. 22.49 Acres, Zoned R-1/A-1 2-Story, 2 bdrm house w/1 Â˝ baths, 1869 Sq. ft of living space, natural woodwork, 2 bdrms. Upstairs, cedar closet up & down, kitchen-d.r. combo, partial basement, enclosed front porch, wood deck, stove & fridge stay, heat: natural gas; water softener w/ reverse osmosis system; central air; well & septic. 37â€™ X 60â€™ pole barn; 34â€™ X 58â€™ older barn w/horse stalls. Blacktop drive. Approx. 19.4 tillable acres. Several pictures available on website.
4106 Thorne Road
Prairie Oaks Subdivision
40 Years of Excellent Household Items!
THURS, FRI, SAT MAY 29, 30, 31 9AM - 3PM
MARENGO Friday and Saturday May 30 and 31st 8 to 5
May 30 & 31
Fri. Sat. & Sun. 8:30-4:30 Dining Rm Table with 6 chairs & 2 leaves, lamps, antique furniture, tools, snack bar stools, vintage hand made quilts, crystal, cookie jars, tons of knick knacks, 4 pc. Wicker set, toys and games, Too Much To List!
MCHENRY 3 Family
Landscaping tools & equipment, chain saw, power washer, fertilizer spreader & MUCH MORE!
Saturday 9am â€“ 4pm Sunday 10am â€“ 2pm 2204 Evergreen Circle & 2200 Evergreen Circle oriental rug, dining table/chairs, sand box, red wagon, jumping horse, more toys, girls clothes to sz 7, shoes, lots of household items. MCHENRY GARAGE SALE THURS â€“ SUN 9AM â€“ 3PM 1820 MASON CORTE DR Near Outdoor Theater 3-and-a-half car garage and driveway full of stuff for everyone! Huge Multi-Family Sale! Priced to sell!
Lightning McQueen twin bed frame, radio flyer wagon, 6v power wheels 4-wheeler, 10â€? boys bike, step II train/car table, lil tikes swing/slide set, household items, toys, puzzles, kids/mens/womens clothing... MCHENRY
MCHENRY HUGE MOVING SALE 6313 TUSTAMENA TRAIL MAY 30 & 31 FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9AM - 3PM Home furnishings, greenery, seasonal decor, lamps, shades, baby swing, bouncer, changing table,furniture, just so much stuff, you just have to COME SEE!!
5 FAMILY SALE! Thursday, Friday, Saturday. May 29, 30, 31. 3707 Berkshire Dr. Off Ringwood Rd., Between Rt. 31 & Spring Grove Rd. Baby equipment in multiples. Boy, girl clothes 0 to 5T. Antiques, collectibles, furniture, hundreds of books. Junior, adult clothes all sizes. Bikes, tools, holidays, bunny hutch. LPs. Dishwasher, Housewares, quality decor, Artwork.
Some Perennials. MCHENRY 746 Kresswood Dr. Wed. Thurs & Fri. 9am-3pm Sat. 9am-Noon GARAGE SALE!
Womens &Childrens Clothing, Kid Stuff, Furniture, Household Items, Sports Cards and Collectibles, Jewelry, Music and Much More!
MCHENRY ESTATE SALE FRI, 10am â€“ 2pm SAT 7:30am â€“ 12:30pm SUN 7:30am â€“ 1pm 1101 N. River Road
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MAY 29-31 THURS & FRI, 9AM â€“ 4PM SATURDAY, 9AM â€“ NOON
2514 N FREEDOM DR. Furniture, propane heater, bedspreads, bikes, pictures, frames, household items and much miscellaneous.
Thurs, Fri & Sat May 29-31 9am-5pm
4905 Home Ave Multi-family Sale ~ Household, Toys, Antiques, Clothes, and much more!
FRI & SAT MAY 30 & 31 9AM - 4PM 8720 ST. MORITZ DR. LOTS FOR THE GUYS! Golf & handyman items & MUCH, MUCH MORE! CAN'T GET ENOUGH BEARS NEWS? Get Bears news on Twitter by following @bears_insider
LARGE AUCTION GUNS; ORNATE ANTIQUES; COLLECTIBLES; TOOLS; ADVERTISING ITEMS; HOUSEHOLD
DATE: SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 2014 TIME: 9:30
RUNNING 2 RINGS BEGINNING AT 9:00 A.M. REAL ESTATE TO BE SOLD AT NOON SHARP! LOCATION: 14644 Beaverton Rd., 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. REAL ESTATE: 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. TRACTORS: (JDâ€™S) : 1953 70, 1954 B, 420-W, 1955 50, 1939 Model H SN9013, nice, new rubber; (MMâ€™S): Z, 1952 U, 1937 ZTU; (ACâ€™S): CA, (2) WCâ€™s, WD, C, B; (MHâ€™S): 44, 44 Standard, 444 good rubber, Model 101Sr. ; (CASE) : 1952 SC (rarest-left handed), 580CK w/loader, 1946 Model S, Model D, DC, VC, 1936 CC; (OLIVER) : 60, (FARMALL) : F-12 w/ rear steel wheels, 300; (B.F. AVERY) : 1947 Tru Draft Model V outďŹ t, original rubber , By: Montgomery Ward; 95 tractors in all stages: JD, Case, Farmall, Ford, Allis Chalmers, Massey, Oliver, Minneapolis-Moline. STATIONERY ENGINES: 1 Â˝ hp Int. M; Fairbanks-Morse 3 hpZ stub & ZD engine; 1 Â˝ hp JD & others. Lots of tractor parts from tin to starters: hoods, fenders, radiators, mags, belt pulleys & much more. EQUIPTMENT: (2) Trailers- 2000 16â€™ & 1986 18â€™ dovetail trailer w/ winch & ramps; AC gleaner combine for parts; plows- 1,2 & 3 bottom, pull type & mounted; sickle mowers â€“ horse drawn & pull type; discs- 12â€™, wheel & pull type; old pull type chisel plows; rotary hoe; manure spreader; rotary mowers; iron wheeled hay rake; drags; sprayer tanks; silo ďŹ ller; corn sheller; hay racks & running gears; corn binder; 3 pt. blades & more. SHOP TOOLS & MISC.: Campbell 5 hp air comp; Lincoln AC 225 amp welder; roller chest; torch set w/ cart & tanks; Pro 155 Reddy Heater; bolt bin & parts bins; bench grinders; HD 5 hp drill press; wood burning stove; power hack saw; battery chargers; JD, Handy Man & other jacks; 6 hp gas eng. wood splitter; chain benders; 8 hp Power Kraft rear tine tiller; Troy-Bilt wood chipper; Craftsman radial arm saw; bikes; wheel barrow; Wheel Horse 12hp 8 spd. Rider & Wheel Horse 9hp Automatic drive; log tongs; ladders; trailer jacks; elect. motors; cement mixer; buzz saws; axles; natural gas furnace; go cart; old out board motors; drive belts; tire changers; EZ go golf cart; lanterns; misc. tools & tons & tons of scrap iron!! COLLECTIBLES: Hand corn sheller; (10) Co-Op quarts of oil; sled; hay forks; pulleys and more. AUCTIONEERâ€™S NOTE: Dean collected all his life and there is so much we cannot begin to list everything. Janet says it MUST GO as Dean has passed away.
FOR FURTHER INFO OR PRIVATE SHOWING CALL AUCTIONEER: Lyle Lee CELL PHONE #815-988-0249
OWNER: SANDRA BAXTER
OWNER: JANET ANDERSON
LOT OF THESE ITEMS COMES FROM AN ESTATE IN HARVARD SOME OF THE MOST ORNATE AND UNUSUAL ITEMS WE HAVE SOLD IN A LONG TIME. INCLUDING A MARBLE TOP VERY ORNATE 9FT TALL BUFFET; ORNATE SIDE BOARD; DROP FRONT SECRETARY; ORNATE CHINA CABINET; DROP LEAF TABLE; BEDROOM SET; SEVERAL ORNATE ROCKERS; WAINSCOTING CABINET; OLD PICTURES; END & COFFEE TABLES; LIVING ROOM SET; EAST LAKE DRESSER; BEDS; LOTS OF LAMPS; SETTE; PLUS A LOT MORE. HOUSEHOLD: WHIRLPOOL SIDE BY SIDE REFRIG; FRIGIDAIRE REFRIG; ROPER W&D; BENTWOOD APT SIZE STOVE; HOTPOINT GAS STOVE; COLLECTIBLES: STANDARD OIL CAN; CROCKS; OIL LAMPS; OLD BOTTLES; COAL BUCKET; OLD LOOK AND POST MAGAZINES; KNIVES; STAIN GLASS SHADE; REGULATOR CLOCK; GRANDFATHER CLOCK; LOTS CAP GUNS; LOTS OF RECORDS; LOTS OF OLD BOOKS (DATED BACK TO 1840); WOOD CIGAR BOXES; WOOD ADVERTISING BOXES; LARGE WALL CLOCKS; SETS OF ANTIQUE DISHES; LOTS OF RAILROAD ITEMS; RAILROAD MAGAZINES (EARLY 50â€™S) TRAIN MAGAZINES (40â€™S); MODEL ENGINEER MAGAZINE (40â€™S); PIERCE ARROW SOCIETY MAGAZINES; SET OF HARD BACK BOOKS â€œTHE MODEL ENGINEER AND AMATEUR ELECTRICIANâ€? STARTING WITH VOLUME 2 DATED 1899 THROUGH 1980â€™S; JOHN DEERE TRACTOR BROCHURES FROM 1970â€™S; MF TRACTOR BROCHURE; OLIVER TRACTOR BROCHURE INCLUDING 1555/1655; 1970â€™S INTERNATIONAL BROCHURES; NORTON MOTORCYCLE BROCHURES FROM 1970â€™S; BMW MOTORCYCLE BROCHURES; CHEVY & FORD & DOTSON BROCHURES; MADZA BROCHURES; OVER 20 TABLES FULL OF GLASSWARE AND SMALLS; SUCH AS PINK & GREEN DEPRESSION; CARNIVAL GLASS; HALL; SEVERAL SETS OF FULL DISHES; FIGURINES; OVER 200 BOXES OF ITEMS FROM AN ANTIQUE STORE CLOSED IN THE 70â€™S THAT WILL BE SOLD AS BOX LOTS; PLUS A LOT MORE. TOOLS & GARDEN ITEMS: TORO RIDING LAWN MOWER; STEAM ENGINE PARTS: ROD BERRING HOUSING; CRANK RODS; PUMPS; PLUS A LOT MORE. GUNS & GUN RELATED ITEMS: OVER 40 GUNS; AMERICAN INDIAN TRIBUTE HENRY RIFLE MODEL AFTER 1860 HENRY RIFLE MADE BY UBERTI (ITALY) DECORATED IN 24 KT GOLD AND NICKLE LIMITED EDITION OF 500; M1 GARAND; ENGLISH DOUBLE BARREL J. STAGG; 16 GA DOUBLE BARREL (ENGRAVED); 1895 MAUSER W/ BAYONET; 1873 SPRINGFIELD TRAP DOOR; COLT ARMY CAL 38; 380 LUGER; 1858 SAVAGE CIVIL WAR REVOLVER; WINCHESTER 97 PUMP; MARLIN 1894 32/20; MARLIN 1892 32 CAL; STEVENS MOD 520 12 GA; HAWKINS 50 CAL BLACK POWDER; PLUS A LOT MORE. GUN ITEMS: PETERS WOODEN CARTRIDGE BOX; REMINGTON NITRO WOODEN BOX; REMINGTON GUN SAFE; DUCK DECOYS; MILITARY HELMETS; SCRAPBOOK WITH WINCHESTER & REMINGTON POSTERS FROM THE 1920â€™S,30â€™S, POSTERS FROM HERCULES POWDER COMPANY ADVERTISING GOES AS FAR BACK AS 1917. SPECIALITY ITEMS: 1976 ROCKOLA JUTE BOX; VIDEO POKER MACHINE; WOODEN CAROUSEL HORSE; CAST IRON STOVES; PAIR WOODEN SPOKED RIMS FOR A FRANKLIN CAR WITH HUB CAPS; MOPED AUCTIONEERS NOTE: THIS IS A LARGE AUCTION ONLY SMALL AMOUNT ADVERTISE LOTS OF UNIQUE ITEMS NOT LISTED. GUNS WILL BE SOLD AT 9:30, CHECK WWW.GOADAUCTION.NET FOR PICTURES.
OWNERS: K. JONES; M. BREES; D. HAYES; J. HANSEN; CITY OF HARVARD
Belvidere, IL 61008 CELL 815-988-0249 AUCTIONEER: LYLE LEE State License #040.000200 & Roger Mackeben # 441.0001360 CLERKS & CASHIERS: LEE AUCTION SERVICE Visit our web site at www.leeauctionservice.com
7219 LONE OAK RD. Camping gear,household items, antiques, exercise equipment, patio furniture, theater seats, collectibles, tools, kids, furniture All proceeds go toward efforts to stop human trafficking! Many new never used items! SPRING GROVE MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE 1506 N. Applewood Lane Friday 5/30 & Saturday 5/31 9am-4pm Bikes, Sporting Goods, Young Adult & Adult Clothing, Designer Purses, Jewelry, Disney Movies, Games, Electronics, Books, Home Decor, Lawn Tractor, Scooter, Creative Memories, Housewares & More!
SPRING GROVE Thousand Oaks Sub-Division GARAGE SALE Friday & Saturday May 30 & 31 9am â€“ 4pm off of Winn Road between Rt. 173 and Route 12
17623 South St. Garage Sale Friday 5/30 from 8am-4pm & Saturday May 31 from 8am-noon Girls Clothes Sz NewbornSz 10/12, Toys, Books, Stroller Womens Clothing, Construction Equipment (Pump Jacks, Scaffolding, Tool Lockbox) Power Tools
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New Holland Tractor, Hay Wagon, Gun Cabinet, Post Hole Digger, 1998 Hydro Sport Boat (115 HP), 1994 Pop Up Camper, Furniture and much much more!
Friday, Saturday, Sunday 9am -5pm
Emery Woods Rt 176 & Timber tools, furniture and much much more ! WOODSTOCK GARAGE SALE THURS, FRI & SAT MAY 29, 30 & 31, 8AM â€“ 4PM 280 CLOVER CIRCLE Main Crossing: Dean St. & 14 MULTI-FAMILY SALE! Lots of household items, kids' clothes, something for everybody!
WOODSTOCK LARGE FAMILY SALE
1320 Moraine Dr.
In Westwood Lakes subdivision. Thur May 29 & Fri May 30 only 8:00-5:00 Couch, foosball table, household items, cook wear, clothing from kids size 4T up to lg boys sizes and girls 6-16. Woman's and men's clothing too. A little bit of everything!
Woodstock Multi Family
3715 Rose Ann Ct Fri-Sat 8-4 Everything baby, boys and girls, BRAND NAME teen clothes, designer handbags, furniture, household items, VHS movies. SAT only - American Girl/Bitty baby dolls, clothes, accessories.. Large selection!
LOCATION: 22016 RT 173, HARVARD, ILL
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REAL ESTATE, TRACTORS & EQUIPT. AUCTION SATURDAY, MAY 31ST , 2014
WOODSTOCK 3203 Vermont Rd. Thurs. Fri. & Sat. 10am-6pm
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SUMMER FESTIVAL PREVIEW
KICK OFF THE SEASON WITH A GUIDE TO MUSIC, FOOD & FUN IN THE COUNTY
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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
Your guide to music, fun and food in McHenry County this summer.
Read a review of the new movie “Maleficent.”
Crystal Lake teen Briana Marsalla is part of the new soulful pop group Affiniti, releasing a single May 31.
A listing of concerts and shows coming to McHenry County in the coming weeks.
BANDS & PERFORMERS
A look at bands performing throughout the area in coming weeks.
DEPARTMENTS Bands & Performers......................................17 Concert guide................................................14 Go Guide...........................................................8 Movies.............................................................19 On the Cover..................................................10 Planit 10............................................................6 Up Close..........................................................18
ON THE COVER Night Ranger will perform July 12 at McHenry’s Fiesta Days. Photo provided
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WHATâ€™S GOING ON
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TASTE Spring is back and so are farmers makets. And that means a whole new chance to make friends with strange and unusual vegetables. Or to rehabilitate some old familiars. How about recipes for grilled asparagus with lemon butter, smoky grilled zucchini (above) or grilled egglplant bruschetta? Find them at PlanitNorthwest.com.
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Wo o d s t o c k Opera House
Coming ctions Attra 130TH SEASON
KIM SIMMONDS & SAVOY BROWN
Presented by Woodstock Opera House
CINDERELLA & GYPSY FIRE
Lorie Line May 11
Presented by Judith Svalander Dance heatre
Woodstock’s annual hometown tradition continues with the 130th season of Woodstock’s City Band. Relax in the Park on the Square with the Woodstock City band. All concerts are FREE to the public and begin at 7:30 PM.
June 11- “Let the Fanfare Begin” 130th season premier concert
June 18 - “he Big and Little of It” Music of all shapes and sizes
June 25 - “How Suite” – Bits and pieces
Saturday, June 14 • 2 PM & 7 PM Tickets: $23.00 Adults & $15.00 Students
of different music collections
July 2* - “Let Freedom Ring” Our Annual Patriotic Concert
July 9 - “Hot and Cold”
ELVIS & ORBISON – The Voices of Rock
Saturday, June 7, 2014 • 8:00 p.m.
Presented by he Legendaires LLC
Band member favorites
July 23 - “Journeys”
TICKETS: $30.00 ALL SEATS
Savoy Brown was formed in London, England in 1965 by guitarist Kim Simmonds. Originally a UK version of a Chicago blues band, the group developed into a classic and highly original rock band but always managed to keep its blues roots intact. Kim Simmonds has always led the band and is considered one of the best and most underrated blues/rock guitarists in the world today. The ﬁrst album Shakedown in 1967 on Decca records was one of the major UK releases that helped spark the British Blues Boom. Later albums such as Hellbound Train on London records in the 1970’s cracked the Billboard Top 40 charts making Savoy Brown one of the very few blues bands ever to have such commercial success. Recent albums such as Voodoo Moon, Songs From The Road, and their latest, Goin’ To The Delta, still top the sales for Blues albums. Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown have carved a special niche within the music world and have become one of the longest, continuously running blues/rock bands in the world today.
Temperature and music
July 16 - “Our Playlist” A Musical Travelogue
July 30 - “Musical Potpourri” 130th Finale concert
Saturday June 28 7:30 PM
*A special musical arrangement will be performed to commemorate their 130th season. This will be conducted by its composer, Mike Sweeney.
Tickets: $33.00 All Seats
FOUR EASY In person at: The Box Ofﬁce Ticket Counter • By Phone at: 815-338-5300 WAYS TO BUY TICKETS: Online at: woodstockoperahouse.com • By Mail to: 121 Van Buren St Woodstock IL 60098
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WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 31 WHERE: Departing from McHenry County College, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake COST & INFO: The McHenry County Historical Society and MCC collaborate to host a school bus tour of the county’s historic one-room schools. View the restoration process of Haligus and Ford schools and visit the seldom-seen Turner Camp in Algonquin. Cost: $49 a person includes lunch. Registration and information: 815-455-8782 or www. mchenry.edu/Trips/index.asp
WHEN: June 1 WHERE: Starting at Donley’s Wild West Town, 8512 S. Union Road, Union COST & INFO: A McHenry County Bicycle Club bicycle trip along flat to rolling rural routes of 32, 50, 62, 75, or 100 miles through the dairy lands of northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. Take breaks along the way at strategically placed rest stops. After the ride, enjoy a pasta dinner served from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Donley’s Banquet Hall. All riders must be off the road by 5 p.m. Rain or shine. Cost: $29 by May 29, $35 day of event; $10 children ages 6-12; free for children 5 and younger. Registration and information: www.mchenrybicycleclub.org; email@example.com or www.active.com.
WHEN: Big Wheel Races at 6 p.m.; Final Bed Races at 7 p.m. June 4 WHERE: Ayer Street in Downtown Harvard COST & INFO: Children ages 3-7 will race their Big Wheels down one block of Ayer Street. Trophies will be awarded to winners in each age group. The Women For Harvard will have a drawing for a girl’s bike and a boy’s bike. Free. For Bed Races, teams, made up of five people, will race their beds through an obstacle course. The best times win. At 6:15 p.m. June 5, also in downtown Ayer Street, Milk Days will host a Youth Parade featuring children younger than 16 in categories including floats, pets, horses and large animals, costumes, tricycles, decorated bikes, wagons and more. The festival officially runs June 6-8 at Milky Way Park in Harvard. Information: 815-943-4614 or www.milkdays.com
MCHENRY LIONS CLUB ANNUAL CARNIVAL
WHEN: 5:30 to 9 p.m. May 29-30 and 1:30 to 9 p.m. May 31 WHERE: Petersen Park, 4311 Lakewood Road, McHenry COST & INFO: The largest fundraiser of the year for the McHenry Lions Club to provide assistance for visual- and hearing-impaired individuals. Unlimited rides 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday with wristbands costing $15; and 1:30 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Individual tickets available at $1 each. Family ticket sheets (22 tickets) available for $20. Kid rides take 3 tickets and big rides take 4. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
HARVARD MILK DAYS WHEELZ SHOW
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 1 WHERE: Harvard Moose Lodge No. 1289, 22500 Route 173 West, Harvard COST & INFO: All makes and models welcome. Dash plaques to the first 100 entries. There also will be music, raffles, food and drinks. Registration: $8 in advance per vehicle, $12 day of show, free for spectators. Registration and information: Bryce, 815-9434614 or www.milkdays.com.
“THE VIVIAN MAIER MYSTERY”
WHEN: 7 p.m. May 31 WHERE: Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van Buren St., Woodstock. COST & INFO: This documentary uncovers the life of Vivian Maier, a nanny working in New York and Chicago who, unbeknownst to many, had a secret passion for photography. When she died in 2009 at 83, she left behind thousands of photographs, including the one featured above. “The Vivian Maier Mystery” uncovers her story. Tickets: $33 adults; $23 students. Tickets and information: 815-338-5300 or www.woodstockoperahouse.com.
WHEN: 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. May 31 WHERE: Bull Valley Golf Club, 1311 Club Road, Woodstock COST & INFO: Kick off summer with the annual fundraising dinner auction hosted by the Rotary Club of Woodstock. The evening includes cocktails (cash bar), dinner, limbo contest, bag tournament, reverse raffle, live and mystery raffles. Dress in your best beach attire. Tickets: $40 a person. Proceeds will help fund the Rotary Club’s local community projects. Tickets and information: 815-338-2695.
ARCHITECTURAL BIKE TOUR
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 1 WHERE: Starting at Colonel Palmer House, 660 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake COST & INFO: Participants will pedal a 7-mile trip covering notable buildings. The program is recomended for ages 18 and older. Cost: $28 residents, $38 nonresidents. Fee includes a boxed lunch. Registration and information: 815-477-5873, www.crystallakeparks.org or email@example.com.
WHEN: 8 p.m. May 30 WHERE: the Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake COST & INFO: Shriver is known for her involvement in Broadway. This summer she will be performing in “Suds: The Rocking 60’s Musical Soap Opera” at the Raue Center. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Tickets and information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org.
SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE PARK RK
WHEN: 7 p.m. May 29 WHERE: Veterans Park Gazebo, Pearl and Park streets, McHenry COST & INFO: An evening of Broadway musical songs featuring the Woodstock Theatre Company’s presentation of songs from “Annie,” which they recently performed at the Woodstock Opera House. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Free. Information: 815-3882553
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A LOOK AT AREA EVENTS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF WEEKS
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McHENRY COUNTY ONGOING 17TH ANNUAL MORAINE HILLS NATURE PHOTO CONTEST, the deadline is 3 p.m. June 6 to enter into the Moraine Hills State Park and the Friends of Moraine Hills State Park contest open to all amateur nature photographers. The seven categories: Color Plant, Color Vertebrate, Color Invertebrate, Color Landscape, Black & White, Beyond the Midwest, and People (& Pets) in the Park. Fee: $10 per entrant. Photographs will be displayed for judging between June 14 and Sept. 5. Awards will be presented 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Moraine Hills Nature Center, 1510 S. River Road, McHenry. For contest details and rules, visit: www.Friendsof MoraineHillsStatePark.org. Information: 815-385-1624. VOICES IN HARMONY, a community choir, is accepting new members for its summer concert season. They will present a concert 7 p.m. July 2 at the Main Beach and also July 6 at the Crystal Lake fireworks. Rehearsals are 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays starting June 2. All rehearsals will take place at Bethany Lutheran Church in Crystal Lake. For membership information contact Steve Szalaj, 815-455-4879 or www.voices-in-harmony.org.
MAY 29 McHENRY LIONS CLUB ANNUAL CARNIVAL, 5:30 to 9 p.m. May 29-30 and 1:30 to 9 p.m. May 31, Petersen Park, 4311 Lakewood Road off McCullom Lake Road, McHenry. This is the largest fundraiser of the year for the McHenry Lions Club to provide assistance for visual- and hearing-impaired individuals who don’t have the resources to help themselves. Offering unlimited rides 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday with wristbands costing $15; and 1:30 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Individual tickets available at any time at $1 each. Family ticket sheets (22 tickets) available for $20. Kids’ rides take three tickets and big rides take four. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAY 31 BEACH PARTY, 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. May 31, Bull Valley Golf Club, 1311 Club Road, Woodstock. Kick off summer with the annual fundraising dinner auction hosted by the Rotary Club of Woodstock. The evening includes cocktails (cash bar), dinner, limbo contest, bag tournament, reverse raffle, live and mystery raffles. Dress in your best beach attire. Tickets: $40 per person. Proceeds will help fund the Rotary Club’s local community projects. Tickets and information: 815-338-2695.
POTTS & PANS WHEN: 8:30 to 11:30 May 31 WHERE: Cool Music Stop, 10 N. Ayer St., Harvard COST & INFO: Band performs Caribbean, Latin and pop music, all done with steelpans. No cover charged. Information: www.pottsandpans.org or facebook.com/potts.pans. BIRD WALK, 8 to 11 a.m. May 31, McHenry Dam, 1510 S. River Road, McHenry. Join the McHenry County Audubon and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources for a walk covering 2 to 3 miles over a variety of habitats. Adults and attentive kids ages 6 and older are welcome. Meet at the south end of McHenry Dam parking. Bring your own binoculars or borrow one at the walk site. Bring a bird book. Free. Registration and information: 815-344-1294 or www.FriendsofMoraineHillsStatePark.org. “CLASS ACT” WATERCOLOR EXHIBIT, 6 to 9 p.m. May 31, The Studio Art School of McHenry, 3316 Pearl St., McHenry. More than 25 artists from David R. Becker’s watercolor class will exhibit their most recent works of art. Everyone is welcome to enjoy a wonderful evening of entertainment and art. Refreshments will be served. Free. Information: 815-385-3990 or www.thestudioartschool.com. HARVARD MILK DAYS DANCE, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. May 31, Harvard Moose Shelter, 22500 Route 173 West, Harvard. Featuring the Hermanos Guzman Band. Admission: $10 before 9 p.m., $15 after 9 p.m. Information: 815-943-4614 or www.milkdays.com. MUDDERELLA CHICAGO, various start times May 31, Richmond Hunting Club, 5016 Route 173, Richmond. The event will feature a full-body workout in a 5to 7-mile obstacle course. Registration fee: $109 before May 30 or $140 day of event. For complete information including training tips and obstacles, visit: www.mudderella.com. TOUR OF HISTORIC ONE-ROOM SCHOOLS & THE TURNER CAMP, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 31, departing from McHenry County College, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake. The McHenry County Historical Society and MCC are col-
laborating to host a school bus tour of the county’s historic one-room schools in southeastern McHenry County. View the restoration process of Haligus and Ford Schools and visit the seldom-seen Turner Camp in Algonquin. Cost: $49 per person includes lunch. Registration and information: 815-455-8782 or www.mchenry.edu/Trips/index.asp. THE VIVIAN MAIER MYSTERY, 7 p.m. May 31, Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van Buren St., Woodstock. This documentary uncovers the life of Vivian Maier, a nanny working in New York and Chicago who, unbeknownst to many, had a secret passion for photography. When she died in 2009 at age 83, she left behind thousands of photographs and an incredible body of work that now lives on and has established her as one of the century’s master street photographers. “The Vivian Maier Mystery” uncovers the story behind the woman behind the camera. Tickets: $33 adults; $23 students. Tickets and information: 815-338-5300 or www.woodstockoperahouse.com.
JUNE 1 CRYSTAL LAKE PARK DISTRICT ARCHITECTURAL BIKE TOUR, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 1, starting at the historic Colonel Palmer House, 660 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Participants will pedal their way through downtown Crystal Lake and beyond in a 7-mile trip that will cover the history of the area, notable buildings and the people who owned them. The program is recommended for ages 18 and older. Cost: $28 residents, $38 nonresidents. Fee includes a boxed lunch. Registration and information: 815-477-5873, www.crystallakeparks.org, program code 9095-0 or www.palmerhouse@ crystallakeparks.org.
HARVARD MILK DAYS WHEELZ SHOW, sixth annual, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 1, Harvard Moose Lodge No.1289, 22500 Route 173 West, Harvard. All makes and models welcome. Dash plaques to the first 100 entries. There will also be music, raffles, food and drinks. Registration: $8 in advance per vehicle, $12 day of show, free for spectators. Registration and information: Bryce, 815-943-4614 or www.milkdays.com. HUNTLEY YOUTH SPORTS ORGANIZATION RUN THRU THE SUN, ninth annual, 7 to 11:30 a.m. June 1, 12555 Farm Hill Drive, Huntley. The race will feature a 5K run/walk, 10K run; 1-mile event for children ages 7 to 12 and 100-meter dash for children ages 2 to 6. The event will take runners through the Del Webb, Sun City neighborhoods, a certified 5K and 10K race course. Food and drinks available to participants at the finish line. Rain or shine. Entry fee: $25 adults, $15 children ages 7-12; $5 children ages 2-6. Registration and information: www.huntleyyouthsports.org. UDDER CENTURY INVITATIONAL, 32nd annual, June 1, starting at Donley’s Wild West Town, 8512 S. Union Road, Union. A McHenry County Bicycle Club bicycle trip along flat to rolling rural routes of 32, 50, 62, 75, or 100 miles through the dairy lands of northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. Take breaks at rest stops to refuel, refresh with bagels, fruit, cookies and energy drinks. After the ride, enjoy a pasta dinner served from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Donley’s Banquet Hall. All riders must be off the road by 5 p.m. Rain or shine. Cost: $35 day of event; $10 children ages 6-12; free for children 5 and younger. Registration and information: www.mchenrybicycleclub.org; udder@ charter.net or www.active.com. June 4
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JUNE 4 HARVARD MILK DAYS BIG WHEEL RACES, 6 p.m. June 4, on Ayer Street downtown Harvard. Children ages 3-7 will race their big wheels down one block of Ayer Street. Trophies will be awarded to winners in each age group. The Women For Harvard will have a drawing for a girl’s bike and a boy’s bike. Free. Information: 815-9434614 or www.milkdays.com. HARVARD MILK DAYS FINAL BED RACES, 7 p.m. June 4, Ayer Street in downtown Harvard. Teams, made up of five people, will race their beds through an obstacle course. There are four different categories: (1) five women or four women and a man, (2) five men or four men and one woman, (3) mixed, any 3-2 combination, (4) all participants older than age 30. The best times win. Teams must compete in preliminaries to compete in the finals. Team cost: $25 if sponsored by a business, $15 if sponsored by a nonprofit organization or group. Registration and information: 815-942-4614 or www.milkdays.com.
JUNE 5 GOLDEN TEE PLAYERS CHARITY TOURNAMENT IV, June 5-8, Nero’s Pizza & Pub, 300 Eastgate Court, Algonquin. A coin-operated golf video game charity tournament to benefit three nonprofit organizations: The Nikolas Ritschel Foundation, Salute, Inc. and Starlight Children’s Foundation. Various tournament games and times will be available. Visit the website for a complete list of games with times and admission fees. Information: 847-458-0282, www. nerospub.com or http://pcc2.donorpages.com/pcc4. HARVARD MILK DAYS YOUTH PARADE, 6:15 p.m. June 5, downtown Ayer Street, Harvard. Featuring children younger than 16 in various categories including floats, pets, horses and large animals, costumes, tricycles, decorated bikes, wagons and more. Registration and information: 815-943-4614 or www.milkdays. com.
JUNE 6 HARVARD MILK DAYS, 73rd annual, June 6-8, Milky Way Park, on Lawrence Road, Harvard. One of the longest-running festivals in the state of Illinois. Harvard Milk Days offers a weekend of fun for people of all ages. Friday events will feature an Antique Tractor Display, carnival, concessions, petting zoo and entertainment. Saturday events include a Milk Run/ Walk and Kids Dash, Antique Tractor Display, brunch at the Moose Lodge, parade, carnival, concessions, petting zoo, Milk Drinking Contest, Talent
“PERSEPHONE” WHEN: June 12-15 WHERE: Theatre on the Green Hut, 15314 St. Patrick Road, Woodstock COST & INFO: Comedy presented by Theatre on the Green Company of Young Actors. Preview: 7:30 p.m. June 12. Performance schedule: 7:30 p.m. June 13-14 and 2 p.m. June 15 (fathers free on Father’s Day). Donations requested: $10 adults, $7 senior and students, free for veterans, military personnel and children age 5 and younger. Proceeds benefit TLS Veterans. Gift basket and 50/50 raffles at all performances. Information: 815-354-7435 or www.theatreonthegreen.com. Show and mini-fireworks display. Sunday events include a community church service, carnival, concessions, petting zoo, Junior Dairy Cattle Show, Antique Tractor Show, entertainment and grand finale fireworks display. Grounds hours: 5 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, 2 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, noon to 10 p.m. Sunday. Free admission to park grounds. Parking: $5 daily or $10 three-day pass (advance sale only). Information: 815-943-4614 or www. milkdays.com. McHENRY B&B SQUARE DANCE CLUB DANCE, 8 p.m. June 6, McHenry Township building, 3703 N. Richmond Road, Johnsburg. An evening of square dancing. Curt Braffett and Bob Asp will be calling the squares. No rounds. Purple People Easter night. Casual. Singles and couples welcome. Cost: $6 members, $7 visitors. Information: 815-353-5346.
JUNE 7 HARVARD MILK DAYS MILK RUN, 8 a.m. June 7, through the streets of Harvard. There will be a 2-mile walk, 2-mile run and a 10K run. Registration is 6:45 to 7:45 a.m. Kid’s Dash will start at 9 a.m. at the high school track. Cost: $15 adults in advance, $10 seniors and children 13 and younger in advance; $25 adults day of race, $15 seniors and children 13 and younger day of race. Registration and information: 815-943-4614 or www. milkdays.com. JUNE BOOK SALE, 9:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 7 and 12:30 to 4 p.m. June 8, Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road, Huntley. Sponsored by the Huntley Area Public Library District Friends Foundation. Sunday is $5 bag
sale day. Proceeds of the book sale will benefit programs of the library. Information: 847-669-5386 or www. huntleylibrary.org. SUMMER TASTE OF DOWNTOWN McHENRY, second annual, 1 to 5 p.m. June 7, presented by 18 downtown McHenry restaurants on Riverside Drive, Green and Main streets. Presented by the McHenry Area Downtown Business Association. Each will offer a taste of some of their favorite food or beverages at a nominal cost of $1 to $2. Walk block to block or ride the Trolley for a taste sampling from each participant. Attendees also can stop in and shop the downtown shops and businesses along the way. There will also be demonstrations by The Bike Haven and shows in Veteran’s Memorial Park. Information: www. facebook.com/mchenryareadba.
JUNE 12 BALLROOM DANCE CLASS, 6 to 7 or 7 to 8 p.m. June 12 through Aug. 7, Black Box Theatre at McHenry County College, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake. Learn how to dance like the stars in a ballroom dance class that includes swing, American waltz, foxtrot and the rhumba on Thursday evenings. Offered by MCC’s continuing Education Department. All ages welcome. Couples only. Cost: $149 per couple. Registration and information: 815455-8588, course ID:NSDS0306. “PERSEPHONE,” June 12-15, Theatre on the Green Hut, 15314 St. Patrick Road, Woodstock. Comedy presented by Theatre on the Green Company of Young Actors. Preview: 7:30 p.m. June 12. Performance schedule: 7:30 p.m. June 13-14 and 2 p.m. June
15 (fathers free on Father’s Day). Donations requested: $10 adults, $7 senior and students, free for veterans, military personnel and children age 5 and younger. Proceeds benefit TLS Veterans. Gift basket and 50/50 raffles at all performances. Information: 815354-7435 or www.theatreonthegreen. com.
JUNE 13 MUSICAL SHOW, 8 p.m. June 13, McHenry Moose Lodge 691, 3535 N. Richmond Road, Johnsburg. The show is called “Classical Rock and Roll with a Twist.” Tickets: $15 a person. Food available starting at 5 p.m. Information: 815-385-9770. RELAY FOR LIFE OF HUNTLEY, 6 p.m. June 13 through 6 a.m. June 14, Huntley Park District Rec Center, 12015 Mill St., Huntley. Teams of friends, family, co-workers come together in the fight against cancer in this American Cancer Society fundraising event. Teams set up campsites at the Huntley Park District to participate in the overnight event. The walk takes place throughout the night to remind people that cancer never sleeps. This is a community event and open to everyone whether registered to participate or not. There will be activities, music and on-site fundraisers. Free. Information: 630-879-9009, RelayforLifeofHuntley@gmail.com or www.relayforlife.org. WOODSTOCK SQUARES DANCE CLUB DANCE, 8 p.m. June 13, McHenry Township Senior Center, 3519 N. Richmond Road, Johnsburg. An evening of square dancing. Caller will be Ozzie Pearl. Cuer will be Jerry Buckmaster. Banana Splits night. Admission: $6.
ART EXHIBIT, through May 31, St. Charles Public Library, 1 S. 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. “BE MY BABY,” 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. “THE MOUSETRAP,” through June 21, Riverfront Playhouse, 11 & 13 S. Water Street Mall, Aurora. Play by Agatha Christie. A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snowstorm, one of whom is a murderer. A detective arrives by unconventional means, and proceeds to probe the background of everyone present, rattling a lot of skeletons as he tries to dig into the rationale of the murderer’s pattern in order to prevent another killing. Schedule: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets: $17 adults, $15 seniors and students. Tickets and information: 630-897-9496 or www.riverfrontplayhouse.com.
JUNE 1 LAMBS FARM CHARITY CAR & BIKE SHOW, second annual, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 1, Lambs Farm, 14245 W. Rockland Road, Libertyville. Familyfriendly show featuring all makes and models of cars, trucks and bikes. The day will include music, raffles and food available for purchase. All proceeds benefit Lambs Farm’s programs for people with developmental disabilities. Free spectator admission. Information: 847-362-4636 or www. lambsfarm.org.
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CINDERELLA’S TOM KEIFER McHenry’s Fiesta Days 5 p.m. July 12
SUMMER FESTIVALS YOUR GUIDE TO
11 Lee DeWyze Lake in the Hills Rockin’ Ribfest 9 p.m. July 11
By JAMI KUNZER
Scrounge for candy at a parade. Sail a cardboard boat. Or sing along to hits, such as 1983’s “Sister Christian.” Whether it’s a family tradition, a reunion celebration or your first taste of what McHenry County has to offer, you’re bound to find reason to smile this summer as a season of diversified festivals gets underway. This is an area known for one of the longest-running – Harvard’s Milk Days – and one of the largest – McHenry’s Fiesta Days (featuring Night Ranger this year) – festivals. Throw in festivals such as Crystal Lake’s Lakeside Fest, known as “The Granddaddy of All Festivals” and celebrating the city’s centennial this year, as well as the entertainment-packed Rockin’ Rotary Ribfest in Lake in the Hills and Algonquin Founders’ Days, and you’ve got quite a lineup. It’s an area that boasts musically themed celebrations of everything from Mozart to folk to jazz in Woodstock to the Blues in McHenry to the 1980s, well, pretty much everywhere. You’ll find the well-known America’s Cardboard Cup Regatta in Crystal Lake and several Living History events offered through the McHenry County Conservation District, as well as the Illinois Railway Museum’s attractions in Union. And this year brings even more variety with the addition of a few more sporting activities, in which participants will bike, run, swim, even throw a hatchet. “There are just a plethora of festivals, outdoor events for people all through the summer,” said Jaki Berggren, executive director of the McHenry County Convention and Visitors Bureau, which for the first time is offering an interactive guide on its website at www.visitmchenrycounty.com. Through computers and mobile devices, visitors can view a list of events and click directly to websites for more information. “Depending on their interests, there are sports, food, kids’ stuff, parades, fireworks, pretty much anything all summer long,” Berggren said. Aside from the usual festivals, kicking off June 6 with Harvard’s chock-full Milk Days, Berggren highlighted a few new activities.
NIGHT RANGER McHenry’s Fiesta Days 9:15 p.m. July 12
The Richmond Fine Arts Festival (June 28-29) featuring 90 artists will coincide with the village’s third annual Spring Wine Walk. Among several athletic outings are the 3Disciplines Illinois Triathlon Championship on June 22 in Crystal Lake and a Lake in the Hills Triathlon on June 15. A Rundezvous Race on July 12 in Crystal Lake will challenge outdoorsy types on survival skills, such as archery, water carrying, log splitting and fire starting. And in its second year, the July 20 Tour De Crystal Lake will bring international pro cyclists to downtown Crystal Lake for a race with speeds exceeding 35 mph. Come for the festival, the race, the event, and you’ll discover more.
“Once they’re here, we have restaurants and great places for them to stay and enjoy the outdoors. Boat up and down the Fox River, take a drive in the country. The farmers markets are all open as of the beginning of June. Agritourism starts in August and goes through the fall. That’s definitely one of the reasons they’re going to come.” That and, of course, the bands. It wouldn’t be summer in McHenry County without performances by popular bands, such as Modern Day Romeos and 7th Heaven. Along with Night Ranger, McHenry’s Fiesta Days brings Cinderella’s Tom Keifer to town, and “American Idol” winner Lee DeWyze will perform at Lake in the Hills’ Rockin’ Rotary Ribfest.
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2014 SUMMER FESTIVAL GUIDE Following is a guide to the summer festivals and events in McHenry County.
JUNE HARVARD MILK DAYS, 73rd annual, June 6-8, Milky Way Park, on Lawrence Road, Harvard. One of the longestrunning festivals in Illinois. Harvard Milk Days offers a weekend of fun for people of all ages. Friday events will feature an Antique Tractor Display, a carnival, concessions, a petting zoo and entertainment. Saturday events include a Milk Run/Walk and Kids Dash, an Antique Tractor Display, brunch at the Moose Lodge, a parade, a carnival, concessions, a petting zoo, a Milk Drinking Contest, a Talent Show and a mini-fireworks display. Sunday events include a community church service, a carnival, concessions, a petting zoo, a Junior Dairy Cattle Show, an Antique Tractor Show, entertainment and a grand finale fireworks display. Grounds hours: 5 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, 2 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, noon to 10 p.m. Sunday. Free admission to park grounds. Parking: $5 daily or $10 three-day pass (advance sale only). Information: 815943-4614 or www.milkdays.com. FIRST FRIDAYS CONCERT SERIES, 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 6, July 11, Aug. 1 and Sept. 5, Lost Valley Visitor Center patio at Glacial Park, Route 31 and Harts Road, Ringwood. McHenry County Conservation District hosts an evening of music and nature. Bring a picnic dinner and hear regional musicians: June 6, Bobby Bullet; July 11, Project Two; Aug. 1, Diego Alonso Flamenco Ensemble; Sept. 5, Cheryl Niemo and the Down Home Boys. Free. Information: 815479-5779 or www.mccdistrict.org. RAILWAY POST OFFICE WEEKEND, June 7-8, Illinois Railway Museum, Union. Operations and demonstrations of railway post office cars with on-thefly-mail pickups. See how railroads played a major role in the handling of the U.S. mail. Admission $14 adults, $10 children, $50 family. Information: 815-923-4000 or www.irm.org. HOOKED ON FISHING, 9 a.m. to noon June 7, Rush Creek Conservation Area, 20501 McGuire Road, Harvard; and 9 a.m. to noon June 8, The Hollows, 3804 Route 14, Cary. Family fishing fun hosted by McHenry County Conservation District. Learn fishing techniques and safety tips. Fishing license not required. Free. Registration and information: 815-479-5779 or www. mccdistrict.org. SUMMER TASTE OF DOWNTOWN McHENRY, second annual, 1 to 5 p.m. June 7, presented by 18 downtown McHenry restaurants on Riverside Drive, Green and Main streets. Presented by the McHenry Area Downtown
Business Association. Each will offer a taste of some of their favorite food or beverages at a nominal cost of $1 to $2. Walk block to block or ride the Trolley for a taste sampling from each participant. Attendees can also stop in and shop the downtown shops and businesses along the way. There will also be demonstrations by The Bike Haven and shows in Veterans Memorial Park. Information: www.facebook. com/mchenryareadba. PEDAL, PADDLE, SADDLE THROUGH THE PRAIRIE, June 8, Glacial Park, Route 31 and Harts Road, Ringwood. Paddlers can enjoy a two-hour boat trip (6 miles). Bicyclists have the option of a 12K, 20K or 30K trail ride. The third event is a 5.5-mile horseback trail ride. Cost: $25 a person, $50 a family. Registration and information: 815-7599390 or www.mccdistrict.org. ICE CREAM SOCIAL OF 1858, noon to 4 p.m. June 8, Powers-Walker house in Glacial Park, Route 31 and Harts Road, Ringwood. All ages are invited to join the McHenry County Conservation District volunteers in period attire as they re-create the feel of an old-fashioned ice cream social of 1858. Registration not required. Information: 815-4795779 or www.mccdistrict.org. ANNUAL HERITAGE TROLLEY TOUR, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 8 downtown Crystal Lake Gazebo, on Woodstock Street, Crystal Lake. Every year, the Crystal Lake Historic Preservation Commission puts on a new tour highlighting unique properties in the city. Tickets: $10. Information: 815-479-0835 or www. crystallake.org. CELEBRATE LAKEWOOD, noon to 3 p.m. June 8, RedTail Golf Club, 7900 RedTail Drive, Lakewood. The annual event offers free fun for the whole family with festivities including games, face painting, a moon-bounce, a balloon artist, a driving range for the children, music by Bob Bero and raffle prizes. New this year will be child-safety seat inspections. Refreshments available. Also accepting recyclable items and nonperishable food for the Grafton Food Pantry. Information: 815-4593025 or www.village.lakewood.il.us. WOODSTOCK CITY BAND CONCERTS IN THE PARK, Wednesdays June 11 through July 30, Woodstock Square. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy one of Woodstock’s longest summertime traditions. Also features Ice Cream Socials. A June 25 concert will celebrate National Dairy Month, with free dairy products handed out by the McHenry County Farm Bureau and milking demonstrations. Information: www.woodstockil.gov. WOODSTOCK CHALLENGE ROAD RUN, 37th annual, 6:30 a.m. June 14, Woodstock Water Works/Emricson Park, 1313 Kishwaukee Valley Road, Wood-
HEAD EAST Crystal Lake’s Lakeside Festival 7:30 p.m. July 6
stock. Featuring a 10K run, 5K run/walk and 1-mile and half-mile kids/family run. A pool party is scheduled after the event. Cost: $15, $25. Registration and information: 815-338-4363, www. woodstockrecreationdepartment.com or www.signmeup.com/94721. ART ON THE FOX, seventh annual, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 14-15, Riverfront Park, 201 N. Harrison St., Algonquin. Fine art show hosted by the village of Algonquin and Algonquin Public Arts Commission. Artwork will be on display in indoor and outdoor locations. Information: 847-658-2700 or www. artonthefox.com. LAKE IN THE HILLS TRIATHLON, 6:30 a.m. June 15, Indian Trail Beach and Ken Carpenter Park, Miller and Randall roads, Lake in the Hills. Event includes biking, running and swimming all in one morning. Cost: $65. Registration and information: 847-960-7460, www. lith.org or www.signmeup.com. SWEETS, TREATS & STRAWBERRIES, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 21-22, RavenStone Castle, 4504 Route 23, Harvard. Family event offering a selection of the finest sweets, exotic treats and strawberries. Information: 815-943-5764 or www.ravenstonecastle.com. SUMMER KICK-OFF PARTY, 3 p.m. June 21, Village Hall, 600 Harvest Gate, Lake in the Hills. Kick off your summer with a day of fun-filled activities. Children’s entertainment begins at 3 p.m. with Istvan and His Imaginary Band followed by games, a bounce house, a petting zoo, a face painter, and more. The Hillbilly Rockstarz concert will begin at 7 p.m. Food and drink will be available for purchase. Information: 847-9607460 or www.lith.org. 3DISCIPLINES ILLINOIS TRIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIP, 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 22, Three Oaks Recreation Area, 5517 Route 14, Crystal Lake. Featuring
Olympic of Sprint course for swim, bike and run. Registration and information: 231-546-2229 or www.3disciplines. com. A DAY AT PETERSEN FARM, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 22, Petersen Farm, 4112 McCullom Lake Road, McHenry. The annual blast from the past will include hula hoops, Doo Wop and automobile tail fins in celebration of the 1950s. The day includes hayrides, children’s games, craft demonstrations, farm equipment displays and more. Live bluegrass music will be provided by the Georgia Rae Family Band and the Windy City Magician will perform. Refreshments available. Free admission. Information: www.ci.mchenry.il.us. McHENRY COUNTY PATRIOT RUN, 7:30 a.m. June 22, McHenry County College, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake. Family event featuring a 5K run or walk and a 1-mile run or walk to benefit TLS Veterans and Veterans Assistance Commission. Cost: $15 1-mile, $40 race day for the 5K, and $20 for the 1-mile. Registration and information: 815-4591773, ext. 300 or www.mchenrycountypatriotrun.org. SUMMER SWING SET WITH THE SLAVINS SERIES: INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCE FOR KIDS & PARENTS, June 22 & July 27, the Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake. Sean and Karen Slavin will perform for kids and parents. Dance, sway, move and groove. Information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org. SUMMER FAMILY FESTIVAL, 2 to 6 p.m. June 22, Rush Creek Picnic Shelter, 20501 McGuire Road, Harvard. Kick off summer with nature-related activities for the whole family. There will be hikes, games, crafts, fishing, music, food and bilingual storytelling. Participants age 16 or older must have
a fishing license. Information: 815-4695779 or www.mccdistrict.org. RICHMOND FINE ARTS FESTIVAL AND 3RD ANNUAL SPRING WINE WALK, June 28-29, downtown Richmond. Event features 90 artists, with proceeds donated to The Richmond Memorial Hall Renovation. Information: 815-678-7742 or www.rsgchamber. com. AMERICA’S CARDBOARD CUP REGATTA, 30th annual, 9 a.m. June 28, Crystal Lake’s Main Beach, 300 Lakeshore Drive, Crystal Lake. Considered the championship of cardboard boat racing with entrants building and racing boats along a 200-yard course for a variety of awards. In the event of increment weather, water conditions or other, the reschedule date is July 26. Information: www.cardboardcup.com. EAA PANCAKE BREAKFAST, third annual, 8 a.m. to noon June 29, Lake in the Hills Airport, 8407 Pyott Road, Lake in the Hills. Hosted by the Experimental Aircraft Association. Drive in or fly in. Cost: $7 adults, $4 children, free for children younger than 5. Information: 847-960-7500 or www.790. eaachapter.org. ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM STEAM DEPARTMENT BENEFIT CONCERT, fourth annual, 1 p.m. June 29, Sanfilippo Estate, Barrington. The afternoon will feature a concert on the world’s largest restored theater pipe organ and short comedy silent movie. Guests can tour the residence and its collections. The concert starts at 2:30 p.m. There will be a 50/50 drawing and door prizes. Tickets: $69.99 a person. Proceeds will benefit the Illinois Railway Museum Steam Department. Tickets and information: 815-923-4391 or www.irm.org.
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for Children’s Cancer. Cost is $25 a person and includes a T-Shirt and a ticket to the July 18-19 Tri-County Pro Rodeo. Information: www.tricountyprorodeo.com. RUNDEZVOUS RACE, July 12, Lippold Park, Crystal Lake. Outdoor survival skill race with 14 events/challenges along the trails at Lippold Park. Some of the events include a hatchet throw, archery, water carry, log splitting, trapping and fire starting. Cost: $65. Information: 815-814-1100 or www. rundezvousrace.com. HERITAGE FAIR, July 13, McHenry County Historical Museum, Union. Themed “Art on the Farm – Raising Barn Quilts,” featuring antique car show, quilt bed turning demonstration, pie-baking contests, cake walks, sales, antique auction, magic show, music and hula hoop and Frisbee contests. Information: www. mchsonline.org or 815-923-2267. SUMMER IN THE PARK, July 18-20, Emricson Park, Woodstock. New community festival with events still being added. Free concert featuring singer/songwriter Rick Morgan and the Wisconsin-based group Chasin’ Mason, Summer at the Pool and Summer Fun in the Park with a variety of entertainment, beer garden, food court, bags tournament, bingo, Bum Band and Movie in the Park showing of “The Avengers!” Information: www.woodstockil.gov. HARD CHARGE CHICAGO, July 19, Richardson Adventure Farms, Spring Grove. The most talked-about obstacle course, this event includes 4 miles of challenging terrain, military-inspired obstacles and muddy fun. Cost: $56 to $108. Information: www.hardcharge. com/chicago2014. TOUR DE CRYSTAL LAKE, July 20, Downtown Crystal Lake. A second annual event hosted by the McHenry County Convention and Visitors Bureau, along with the city of Crystal Lake and the Crystal Lake Park District. Competition features international
pro male and female cyclists racing at speeds exceeding 35 mph. Also includes a family fun race, bike rodeo, musical entertainment, sales, drinks and more. Information: 815-893-6280 or www.prairiestatecyclingseries.com. LIVING HISTORY EVENTS, July 20 & Aug. 17, Powers-Walker House, Glacial Park, Route 31 and Harts Road, Ringwood. Living History Open Houses feature a Greek Revival 1854 restored house. Learn about the families that once called the house home. Information: 815-479-5779 or www. mccdistrict.org. WOODSTOCK FOLK FESTIVAL, July 20, Woodstock Square. In its 29th year, featuring the finest in folk entertainment and great family fun. Among the performers are Amy Black, Harpeth Rising, The Honey Dewdrops, Christine Lavin and Don White, Megon McDonough and Old Man Luedecke. Festival will present its 13th annual Lifetime Achievement Award to Andrew Calhoun. Information: www. woodstockfolkfestival.org. GAVERS COMMUNITY BARNDANCE, July 19, Emricson Park, Woodstock. A fundraiser for the Gavers Community Cancer Foundation with a BBQ dinner, live auction and music. Information: www.gavers.org. TRACTOR TREK, July 19, travel from Petersen Farm in McHenry to Twin Lakes Country Club in Twin Lakes, Wis. McHenry County Farm Bureau and McHenry County Antique Farm Equipment Association co-sponsor the 12th annual, one-day event. Participants are treated to coffee, doughnuts, water, lunch, ice cream, shirt, hat and end-ofthe-day refueling. Drivers share the day with other antique tractor enthusiasts as they travel along scenic country roads. Proceeds go to the Agriculture in the Classroom program. Information: www.mchenrycfb.org. ALGONQUIN FOUNDERS’ DAYS, July 24-27, Algonquin Lakes Park, 700 Lake
Plumleigh Way, Algonquin. Features carnival, Cardboard Boat Regatta, Taste of Founders’, Social Garden, music, Illinois Battle of the Bands, a petting zoo, walks and runs and fireworks. Among the scheduled bands on the Main Stage are Pirates Over 40, Suburban Cowboys, 16 Candles and other bands not yet announced. Information: www.algonquinfoundersdays. com or 847-658-5340. TRI-COUNTY PRO RODEO, July 18-19, Milky Way Park, Harvard. Bull riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing and much more. DJ music after rodeos both nights. Kids program on Saturday. The only IPRA-sanctioned rodeo in McHenry County. Information: www.tricountyprorodeo.com WOODSTOCK MOZART FESTIVAL, July 24-25, Aug. 2-3 and Aug. 9-10, Woodstock Opera House. In its 28th season and under the banner “Mozart ... and More!,” guest conductor format enabling patrons to enjoy music of Mozart in different performance styles. Features orchestra and world-class artists. Information: www.mozartfest.org. ISLAND LAKEFEST AND FIREWORKS, July 26, Veteran’s Park, 432 W. State Road, Island Lake. Touch a truck, car show, games for all ages, craft show, bake sale, DJ, beer tent, food vendors, dunk tank, moon walk, joust and slide, face painting, sandy beach and ice cream truck followed by fireworks. Information: 847-650-8410 or www. villageofislandlake.com. GALLERY IN THE GARDEN, July 26-27, The Gardens at 600 Lawndale, 600 Lawndale Ave., Woodstock. The ninth annual event is a charitable art event presented in a private garden as a unique opportunity to experience local artists and musicians in a natural setting featuring a water garden, Japanese meditation garden and a variety of native and imported plantings. Event will benefit CASA of McHenry County. Admission is free. Information: 815-
337-0697 or www.galleryinthegarden. org. CHARITY AUTO SHOW, July 27, Scot Forge, Spring Grove. Proceeds donated to nonprofit organizations and a scholarship program. Information: 815-6787742 or www.rsgchamber.com. McHENRY COUNTY FAIR, July 30-Aug. 3, Route 47 and Country Club Road, Woodstock. Information: www.mchenrycountyfair.com or 815-338-5315.
AUGUST MCHENRY ROTARY BLUES, BREWS & BBQ, Aug. 1-3, Petersen Park, McHenry. Outdoor blues and BBQ festival with 5K run, BBQ Cook-Off, volleyball and more. Information: www.mchenryrotarybluesbrewsandbbqs.com. DAY OUT WITH THOMAS, Aug. 16-17, Aug. 23 & 24, Illinois Railway Museum, Union. Take a train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine and meet Sir Topham Hatt. Includes clowns, puppet shows, magic shows, music, storytelling and Thomas & Friends Playtable, balloon animals and more. Information: www.irm.org. SUNDAY IN THE SQUARE ON THE STAGE, Aug. 17, a fundraiser for TownSquare Players, featuring theater and musical performances by area theater companies. Information: www.tspinc.org. WOODSTOCK JAZZ FESTIVAL, Aug. 22-23, Stage Left Cafe, 125 W. Van Buren, Woodstock Square. Promotion of jazz music in all its diverse forms and colorful history. Information: www. jazzonthesquare.com. LAKE IN THE HILLS SUMMER SUNSET FESTIVAL, Aug. 29-31, Sunset Park, Lake in the Hills. Features parade, carnival rides, craft show, Battle of the Bands, Classic & Custom Car Show, horseshoe and bags tournaments, Sunset 5K, arts, Got Talent competition, wine tasting and fireworks. On the Main Stage are Class of 68, Petty Cash, Sonic 7, HiFi Superstar, Abba Salute and Libido Funk. Information: www.summersunsetfest.com.
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LAKESIDE FESTIVAL, July 3-6, Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, Crystal Lake. “The Granddaddy of All Festivals” features live music, food, Taste by the Lake, beer/wine/tropical drink gardens, carnival, parade, fireworks and tours of the Dole Mansion. Scheduled bands include Sinful Saints, Pirates Over 40, Monday Morning Mai Tai’s, Jimmy Nick, Kool & the Funky Ones, Hi Infidelity, Sean & Karen Slavin, Bella Cain, Heartache Tonight, What About This, Modern Day Romeos, Dangerous Joes, Suburban Cowboys and Head East. Information: www.lakesidelegacy.org or 815-455-8000. 4TH OF JULY PARADE AND PICNIC, July 4, Parade route runs from Burnett Road to Veteran’s Park, 432 W. State Road, Island Lake. Free hot dogs, chips, drinks, kids’ games, DJ and pony rides at Veteran’s Park after the parade. Information: www.villageofislandlake. com or 847-650-8410. VOODOO A-GO-GO CHARITY CAR SHOW AND CONCERT, July 5, Volo Auto Museum, 27482 Volo Village Road. Second annual event benefiting the American Cancer Society includes three live bands, vendors, flame show and hundreds of vintage hot rods and show cars. Information: 815-385-3644 or www.volocars.com. ROCKIN’ ROTARY RIBFEST, July 10-13, Sunset Park, 5200 Miller Road, Lake in the Hills. Barbecue and family entertainment. Acts include Jamie Campbell & The Redneck Romeos, DownPour: The AC/DC Concert, Kashmir: The Led Zeppelin Show, Lee DeWyze: “American Idol” winner, Sugar High, Generation, The Lounge Puppets: Tribute to ’80s Hair Bands, Fuel, Steve “Mongo” McMichael Autograph Session, Eliminator: America’s No. 1 ZZ Top Band and 7th Heaven. Information: lithribfest.com. FIESTA DAYS, July 11-20, (Music Fest, July 11-13, McHenry River Run July 12, Big Wheels Race and Teen Night July 14, Open Track Meet July 16 Concert in the Park July 17, Children’s Ice Cream Social July 18, 31st annual Arts & Crafts in the Park and Shakespeare Festival July 19, parade July 20), Petersen and Veterans Memorial parks, McHenry. Among the bands playing are Modern Day Romeos, Cinderella’s Tom Keifer, Night Ranger, American English and Heartache Tonight. Information: www. mchenryfiestadays.com or 815-3854300. BRASS FROM THE PAST CONCERT IN THE PARK, July 11, Converse Park, 551 E. State Road, Island Lake. Bring your favorite beverage and a lawn chair to enjoy a free concert by Brass From the Past. Information: 847-650-8410 or www.villageofislandlake.com. BOOTS AND SPURS FOR A CURE, July 12, Milky Way Park, Harvard. 5K Walk and Run to raise money for CureSearch
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McHENRY COUNTY CITY OF McHENRY SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE PARK, 7 p.m. May 29, Veterans Park Gazebo, Pearl and Park streets, McHenry. An evening of Broadway musical songs featuring “Annie” from the recent Woodstock cast. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Free. Information: 815-388-2553. KIM SHRIVER, 8 p.m. May 30, The Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake. Kim is known for her musical talents and her involvement in Broadway. This summer she will be performing in “Suds: The Rocking 60’s Musical Soap Opera” at the Raue Center. 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. BLUES JAM, 8 p.m. June 7, The Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake. Shunnalo Brown and the rest of the band will play a variety of blues music. Lakeside welcomes audience participation with the band. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Tickets and information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org. KIM SIMMONDS & SAVOY BROWN, 8 p.m. June 7, Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van Buren St., Woodstock. Blues/rock band. Tickets: $30 all seats. Tickets and information: 815-338-5300 or www.woodstockoperahouse.com. PIPE ORGAN DEDICATORY CONCERT, 3 p.m. June 8, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2107 Three Oaks Road, Cary. The concert will be peformed by Dr. Aaron David Miller, a renowned concert
organist and composer. A free-will offering will be taken. Information: 847-639-1702. CONCERTS IN THE PARK, Main Beach, 300 Lake Shore Drive, Crystal Lake. Hosted by the Crystal Lake Park District. Concerts start at 7 p.m. Schedule: June 10, Crystal Lake Community Band; June 17, R-Gang (Motown/R&B); June 24, New Odyssey (3 guys - 30 instruments); July 1, New Invaders (Beatles and early ’60s); July 2, Voices in Harmony; July 6, Crystal Lake Community Band and Voices in Harmony; July 8, Final Say (classic rock to Lady Gaga); July 15, Johnny Russler (Buffet, calypso and reggae); July 22, Student Body (favorite high school hits); July 29, Jin & Tonic (current/classic country and rock); Aug. 5, Crystal Lake Community Band; Aug. 12, Bill O’Connell Chicago Skyliners (big band). Free. Information: 815-459-0680 or www.crystallakeparks.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. SEAN & KAREN SLAVIN, 2:30 p.m. June 22 and 2:30 p.m. July 27, the Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake. Interactive performance designed for children to age 10. Dance, sway, move and groove. Connect with your child through music. Tickets: $10 parents, $5 children, free for babies. Tickets and information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org. ANTHONY KAWALKOWSKI, 1:30 p.m. June 25, the Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake. Often called the “young Andre Rieu,” Anthony will bring an afternon of high-quality music and entertainment. He will play a variety of musical selections on the violin and piano. Tickets: $8. Tickets and information: 815-4558000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org. NATIONAL PIANO CONFERENCE
FIRST FRIDAYS CONCERT SERIES WITH MCHENRY COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICT WHEN: 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 6, July 11, Aug. 1 and Sept. 5 WHERE: Lost Valley Visitor Center patio at Glacial Park, Route 31 and Harts Road, Ringwood COST & INFO: McHenry County Conservation District hosts a First Fridays Concert Series, an evening of music and nature. Bring a picnic dinner or dessert and a lawn chair and hear regional musicians, including Bobby Bullet (left) on June 7, Project Two (above) on July 11, Diego Alonso Flamenco Ensemble on Aug. 1 and Cheryl Niemo and the Down Home Boys on Sept. 5. Bullet’s singing career began more than 60 years ago. He was honored with the Lifetime Achievemement Award by the Native American Music Association in 2010. Free. Information: 815-479-5779 or www. mccdistrict.org. AT RAUE CENTER, 7 p.m. June 27 & 28, Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Featuring Gary Girouard, Michael Pecak and The Chicago Metropolitan Brass Ensemble as part of “The Piano Salutes America” on June 27. A free concert with donations suggested. On June 28, “Piano Goes Broadway” with Kurt Bestor and Danny Wright, with tickets ranging from $29 to $25. Information: www.rauecenter.org or 815-356-9212. “ELVIS AND ORBISON: THE VOICES OF ROCK,” 7:30 p.m. June 28, Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van
Buren St., Woodstock. A tribute of two of music’s greatest legends starring John Van Thiel and Danny J, the Pavarotti of Rock, together with The Legendaires 11-piece Show Band. Tickets: $33 all seats. Tickets and information: 815-3385300 or www.woodstockoperahouse.com.
REGIONAL 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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NURTURING NECESSITIES MOVIE FUNDRAISER, 7:30 p.m. June 5, Marcus Gurnee Cinema, 6144 Grand Ave., Gurnee. Nurturing Necessities, based in Ringwood, will present a special showing of “Knights of Badassdom,” which follows three best friends and dedicated live-action role players as they take to the woods to reenact scenarios. Proceeds from this event will buy diapers and other items for families in need. Tickets: $10 available online only at: http://www.tugg.com/ go-yx31wf. Information: 815-353-6064 or www.nurturingnecessities.org. “SISTERS OF SWING,” June 5 through July 27, Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. The Andrews Sisters story as written by Beth Gilleland and Bob Beverage. Presented by Fox Valley Repertory. LaVerne, Maxene and Patty were one of the best-selling female vocal groups of all time. Rated PG. Schedule: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Thursday schedule: 8 p.m. June 5 & 12; 2 p.m. June 19, 26 & July 10. Tickets: $32-$42. Tickets and information: 630-584-6342 or www. foxvalleyrep.org.
JUNE 8 DUNDEE TOWNSHIP PARK DISTRICT DONUTS FOR DAD 5K & KIDS FUN RUNS, 8 a.m. June 8, starting at the Dundee Township Visitor’s Center, 319 N. River St., East Dundee. The 5K race will wind through the surrounding neighborhood streets and onto the Fox River bike trail. There also will be a 1-mile and half-mile fun run for children ages 4-11 starting at 8:45 and 9 a.m. Cost: $20 adults in advance, $25 day of run; $10 children in advance, $15 day of run. Registration and information: 847-428-7131 or www.dtpd.org.
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RAY BRADBURY DANDELION WINE FINE ARTS FESTIVAL, 15th annual, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 7, Bowen Park, 39 Jack Benny Drive, Waukegan. An enjoyable day of fine arts, crafts and music for the entire family. There will be multiple outdoor and indoor fine arts staging areas of music, fine arts and crafts, demonstrations and more. Food available. Presented by the Waukegan Park District Cultural Arts Division. Free admission. Information: 847-360-4740 or www.waukeganparks.org.
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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 to 8:30 p.m. June 12, Cary Park District Concert in the Park at the Lions Park Bandshell, Cary.
B BITTERSWEET, a local cover band playing classic to current rock, dance, pop hits. Featuring Michelle DePinto, lead vocals; Paula Marr, bass player/vocals; Angie Fett, guitar/vocals and Brian Olson, drums/percussion/vocals. Bookings and information: Michelle DePinto, 847-606-1716, michelledepinto.vocalist@yahoo. com or www.bittersweettheband.com. Schedule: 8 p.m. May 24, Captain’s Quarters, Antioch; 10:30 p.m. June 28, The Rocks Lounge at Blue Chip Casino, Michigan City, Ind.
C CENTERFOLD, a mainstay of Chicago 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: 7:30 p.m. June 19, Fox Valley Concert in the Park, Aurora; 7:30 p.m. June 26, McHenry Summer Park Concert, Veterans Memorial Park, McHenry; 9 p.m. June 28, EvenFlow Music & Spirits, Geneva; 7:30 p.m. July 4, Warrenville Fourth of July celebration, Warrenville; 7 p.m. July 23, Darien Concert in the Park, Darien. 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. 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: 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. Bookings and information: 847-770-2640 or steeltune@ sbcglobal.net or www.facebook. com/docbrownmusic. Schedule: 6 to 10 p.m. May 31, Driftwood Restaurant, Twin Lakes, Wis.; 5:30 to 8 p.m. June 11, Bliss Wine & Gifts, Wauconda; 6 to 10 p.m.
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 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.; 9:30 p.m. July 5, The Abbey, Fontana, Wis.; 10:30 p.m. July 11, Chuck’s, Fontana, Wis.; 9 p.m. July 12, Docks, Wauconda. HIGHWAY G, a high-energy, classic rock and blues band. Members have more than 30 years of performing experience each. Featuring Darren MacDonald, lead vocals; Joe McDowall, rhythm guitar/vocals; Bob O’Connor, lead guitar/vocals; Steve Nowak, bass guitar, vocals; Lee Fleisschaur, drums/ musical director; Ed “Special Ed” Clemens, harmonica/percussioin/guitar/vocals. Information: Ed Clemens, 847-571-0819; SpecialEd@HighwayG.com; www.HighwayG.com or www. Facebook.com/highwayg2.0. Schedule: June 7, Fox River Grove 95th Anniversary Celebration, Fox River Grove.
J JUMP TAXI, 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: 1:30 p.m. July 4, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates; 7 p.m. July 10, Cary Park District Concert Series at Lions Park.
OLD’S COOL, classic old-school rock, blues and R&B. Featuring TR Kerth, vocals/guitar/harmonica; Hans Stucki, vocals/keyboards/ guitar; Tony Amaro, vocals/drums; Dennis Baier, vocals/lead guitar; and Bob Noble, bass. Bookings: 847-331-1758 or trkerth@yahoo. com. Website: www.reverbnation. com/oldscoolhuntley. Schedule: June 12, Grand Dominion, Mundelein; July 13, Palmer House, Chicago; 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 9, Drendel Hall, Huntley.
Days Festival; 6:30 p.m. June 28, Rock the Fox Music Festival, Carpenter Park. STREETCAR SUNDAY, playing rock, blues, rhythm & blues and country with some originals. Band members are Lor Blasi, keyboards/guitar/vocals; Bruce Coppock, bass/vocals; Ken Kazmierski, drums; Joel Porter, guitar/vocals; and Keith “Doc” Seelye, guitar/vocals. Bookings: 815-206-9038 or 815-354-3735. Information: Facebook.com. Schedule: 2 p.m. June 15, Washington Street Station, Woodstock; 9 p.m. June 21, The Real McCoy’s, Delavan, Wis.; 9 p.m. June 28, Liquid Blues, Woodstock; 2 p.m. July 4, Washington Street Station, Woodstock; 9 p.m. Sept. 20, The Real McCoy’s, Delavan, Wis. SUZY, rhythm guitarist and vocalist Suzanne Schwartz, playing pop, country and some original music. For information, contact email@example.com or www. suzymusic.net or www.reverbnation.com/suzy7. Schedule: 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.
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. Bookings: 224-622-0472. Schedule: 8 p.m. May 30, Two Tones, Chill Martini & Wine Bar, Lake Villa; 9 p.m. May 31, The Gambler, McHenry; 2 p.m. June 1, Double Down Sports Bar, Melrose Park; noon to 5 p.m. June 14, McHenry Harley-Davidson grand opening celebration; 9 p.m. June 14, The Long Shot Sports Pub, Lakemoor; 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. June 20, Mangy Dawgs Pub, Hanover Park; 8 p.m. June 21, Fox’s Lounge, Antioch; 9 p.m. June 28, J’s Sports Bar, Ingleside; July 4, Blarney’s Island, Antioch.
TRUMAN’S RIDGE, bluegrass music. 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: 6:30 p.m. June 12, Concert in the Park at North Goodrich Park, Milton, Wis.; July 19, Northern Illinois Bluegrass Association Festival at Lyons Farm, Yorkville; 7 p.m. July 26, Summer Concert Series at Spring Creek United Church of Christ, Rockford.
N NORTH STREET, fun music from the ’40s to present. Featuring vocalists, Kathy Bruhnke, Janet Burns, Kat Freese and Dora Tippens; Barbara Klein, piano; Kevin Doss, guitar; Louis Dolmon, bass; Dave Byers, drums; and Nancy Miller, bass. Bookings: 815-3422425; firstname.lastname@example.org or North Street band on Facebook. Schedule: 7:30 pm. June 14, Kingston Lanes, Woodstock.
S THE SALOONATICS, playing vintage rock with a country twist. Band members include Rick Bero, drums; Bill Daszkowski, bass; Rob Gregory, guitars; and Roger Bennett, guitars. Contact information: www.thesaloonatics.com. Schedule: 8:30 to 10 p.m. May 29, Village of Gilberts Community
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: 847-516-4631; 847-6390418; Facebook or www.triaddband.com. Schedule: 11 p.m. June 6, Cary Country Club, Cary; 8:30 p.m. June 7, Mac’s On Slade, Palatine; 4 to 7 p.m. June 13, Libertyville Days Festival, downtown Libertyville; 8 to 11 p.m. June 27, Porter’s Pub at Bowescreek Country Club, Elgin; 2 to 6 p.m. June 29, “Rockin’ Sunday” at Washington Street, Woodstock.
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New soulful pop group features Crystal Lake teen By JAMI KUNZER email@example.com Thinking realistically, Briana Marsalla set out after high school to major in broadcasting. But her dream always has been to perform and make music. The 19-yearold Crystal Lake South graduate is getting her chance. Marsalla, a student at McHenry County College, was selected through an audition process in Chicago to become part of the new female group, Affiniti, also featuring Victoria Massey-Lorick, Keeley Morris and Channel Glover. Described as a soulful pop group, the group will release its first single, “CPR,” May 31 at a private event hosted by KTF Musik, a music production team in Chicago. All girls have solos in the song, and they sing the chorus together, Marsalla said. The company signed the four girls with a specific style and songs in mind. One of Marsalla’s friends came across the company’s flier announcing its search for members of a new pop
group and suggested she audition. “Being an artist is not an easy journey, but Briana has been very dedicated to rehearsals, vocal sessions, studio sessions and dance rehearsals while being a student,” said Joi Wynn, the engineer and producer for KTF Musik. “We are definitely blessed to have her, along with the other ladies to fulfill the vision of KTF Musik.” The youngest in the new group, Marsalla said she’s performed in 32 musicals, including many at Crystal Lake South. “My whole life I was like, ‘I’m going to major in musical theater and try out for Broadway and TV,’” Marsalla said. “That would be my dream, but just thinking realistically I decided to major in sports broadcasting with a minor in musical theater. “Maybe something awesome will happen with this.” Coming together as strangers, the members of the group have become friends, Marsalla said. “I would say us girls just really clicked right away, even though none of
A new soulful pop group featuring Victoria Massey-Lorick (from left), Keeley Morris, Briana Marsalla and Channel Glover will release its debut single, “CPR,” May 31 at a private event hosted by KTF Musik, a music production team in Chicago. The single will be available June 1, along with the group’s website, www.affinitimusik.com. Marsalla is a 19-year-old Crystal Lake South High School graduate now enrolled at McHenry County College.
us knew each other,” she said. “We always have a fun time together. ... We’re learning how the industry works and becoming better singers and all-around performers.” The group doesn’t simply focus on singing, she said. It’s also about dance. “We don’t want to be stereotyped to any certain girl group,” she said. “I really like all types of music. I like hip hop a lot, but I really think a lot of the girls and I look up to Beyoncé, because she’s an awesome singer and dancer and performer. “We don’t want to be just a singing group. We want people to think of us an all-around great performing group.” The group’s single will be available and the group’s website, www.affinitimusik.com, up and running June 1.
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JOLIE’S A FUN HERO-VILLAIN By JOCELYN NOVECK The Associated Press Maybe it’s too soon to say the tide has shifted definitively. But it’s certainly been a unique time for fairy-tale villains. After hundreds of years of moral clarity, suddenly we’re getting a new look at these evil creatures, who are actually turning out to be complex beings, and not that bad at all. Really, they’ve just been misunderstood. (And, by the way, those charming princes? Highly overrated.) The most obvious recent example is “Frozen,” the animated Disney blockbuster that showed us how the Snow Queen, long portrayed as an icy-hearted villain, was actually a tragic victim of circumstance, with a pure and loving heart. And now we have “Maleficent,” which tells us that one of the most evil characters in all of pop culture is equally vulnerable and misunderstood. Plus, she’s gorgeous. Duh. She’s Angelina Jolie. All this is a rather seismic development in fairytale-dom. There are numerous versions of “Sleeping Beauty,” stemming back even before Charles Perrault’s from 1697, but the fairy who casts an angry spell on the baby princess, dooming her to prick her finger, has always been, well, just nasty. But now, 55 years after Disney introduced the character named Maleficent in its 1959 classic film – and colored her skin an eerie green – the studio is back with a live-action (not to mention 3D) Maleficent who’s more superheroine than evil fairy. Think Maleficent by
“MALEFICENT” STARRING: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley
PLOT: A vindictive fairy is driven to curse an infant princess only to realize the child may be the only one who can restore peace. RATED: PG for sequences of fantasy action and violence, including frightening images. RUNNING TIME: 1 hour, 37 minutes way of Lara Croft. And though Maleficent is no longer green-skinned, it’s hard not to think of another green-skinned villainess who’s also been rehabilitated, by means of the durable Broadway hit “Wicked”: the witch Elphaba from “The Wizard of Oz,” who, it turns out, we just didn’t know enough about. And so it is in “Maleficent,” in which director Robert Stromberg and screenwriter Linda Woolverton take us back to the fairy’s youth to better understand her. She’s a plucky young thing with lovely wings and bright pink lipstick, which will turn blood-red when she becomes an adult (the fairy world clearly isn’t lacking for cosmetics.) One day she meets a young man from that other, darker world, where humans live. The two form a strong bond. But the ugliest human emotions – jealousy and ambition – will intervene. Young Stefan will grow into the power-hungry older Stefan (the wild-eyed South African actor Sharlto Copley.) And his stunning betrayal of Maleficent will instantly harden her, turning her into the villainess we recognize. Alas, the story’s still all about a guy,
in the end. But we digress. “Maleficent” is surely targeted to the same audience – young and female – which has so lovingly embraced “Frozen” and its appealing message of female solidarity and empowerment. But “Frozen” felt clever, charming, and fresh. “Maleficent,” less so. Part of this is due, paradoxically, to Jolie’s star wattage. Don’t get us wrong: she’s the best thing about the movie, and always worth watching. But it blunts the effectiveness of the narrative if we can never quite believe Maleficent is bad. That’s because we know she’s essentially good, and she seems to know that we know it. You can see it in the upturned wrinkle of her mouth. And frankly, the other characters are simply not that interesting – Stefan, but also Elle Fanning’s Aurora, or “Sleeping Beauty.” The best scenes Aurora has, in fact, are when she’s a gurgling baby and then, adorably, a toddler, played by none other than 5-year-old Vivienne Jolie-Pitt. (In the movie’s one laugh-out-loud moment, Maleficent tells Aurora: “I don’t like children.”) But Fanning as Aurora is too boringly sweet – especially compared with the fabulous-in-every-way Maleficent, with her blazing lips, fashionable black headgear and exaggerated cheekbones, not to mention her way around a quip. In the end, “Maleficent” is fun for its appealing visuals – especially in the forest – and for watching Jolie. But that’s not enough to make the whole film interesting. As the minutes tick by, you might even start feeling a bit like Sleeping Beauty herself comes to feel: drowsy.
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Angelina Jolie in a scene from “Maleficent.”
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