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their heads up in the coming months, according to city of Woodstock Economic Development Director Garrett Anderson. Projects quietly underway during the fall and winter soon will be obvious to Woodstock residents

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and visitors to town. City of Woodstock Grants/Communication Manager Terry Willcockson provided details on some of the businesses. Most prominently on the

measurable snow in both Rockford and Chicago from Feb. 3 to 11, breaking the record of seven days set twice in January 1994 in Rockford. e snow streak was highlighted with a winter storm Feb. 10 to 11. Heavy snow forecasts for Feb. 9 prompted the cancellation of evening activities and all classes at area schools including Woodstock School District 200, St. Mary Catholic School, Marian Central Catholic

In the sole item that came up for a vote at the Feb. 6 Woodstock City Council meeting, council members voted 4 to 1 in favor of a friendly amendment that would permit attendees at several Benton Street events to remain outdoors past midnight. Owners of the Benton Street Tap, D.C. Cobb’s, e Cabin and Main Street PourHouse requested permission to hold four outdoor events on Benton Street March 16 and 17, June 29 and 30, Oct. 26 and 27, and Nov. 21. As in previous years, fencing will block off a section of Benton Street between the south side of the railroad tracks and East Judd Street. A music stage, sound equipment area, and food and beer tents would be located within that section. Attendees would have access to the rear entrances of the host businesses. Other than the June

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Fleet, groundbreaking will take place soon for a new strip center, expected to house Aspen Dental, ATI Physical erapy, Sport Clips and Starbucks. At the north end of town, the Habitat for Humanity Re-Store has moved in next to Jewel-Osco at 133 S. Eastwood Drive. e store sells donated, gently used building materials and furniture. Proceeds fund the work of Habitat for Humanity of McHenry County, providing homebuilding, rehabilitation of homes and financial literacy to those in need. Meanwhile, Jewel-Osco is planning a $1 million renovation to its existing store. e long-vacant Kentucky Fried Chicken site at 2020 N. Seminary Ave., near the McHenry County Courthouse, will be transformed into a new breakfast and lunch cafe. Anderson and Economic Development coordinator Krista Coltrin work with companies to identify sites, secure capital and provide assistance to businesses wishing to locate in Woodstock. “We are working every day with clients who see the value in bringing their business to Woodstock,” Anderson said.

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in other unique items, such as handmade baskets and leather purses. She would like to add an interactive experience for children, allowing them to mine their own gemstones. In the broader downtown area, four businesses are opening or expanding. LeadingIT, at 333 E. Jackson St., moved here from Crystal Lake. It employs 15 people who provide technology support for businesses, government and industrial clients. Woo!Jr., at 226 Judd St., is an online retailer offering children’s activity books, crafts and coloring pages. Fur Elegance, a new pet-grooming salon, recently opened at 805 Lake Ave., across from the Woodstock Recreation Center. Dramatic Publishing has purchased the former Grace Lutheran Church at 311 Washington St. and is renovating the space to expand its facility. On the southern highway corridor, groundbreaking is expected soon for Casey’s General Store, a combined gas station, cafe and market, at the intersection of Highway 14 and Route 47 in the former Farm & Fleet location. In an outlot of the current Farm &

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Woodstock Square, an investor from suburban St. Charles has purchased the former BMO Harris Bank building at 101 S. Benton St. Demolition of the bank’s interior began after Christmas and is ongoing. A peek inside the building reveals torn-out ceilings and walls, loose ductwork and metal file cabinets stacked by one of the windows. Dumpsters behind the building on Jefferson Street regularly fill up with the debris. In 18 to 24 months, the new owner hopes to secure an operator for the building and have perhaps two or three restaurants in the space, with a shared entertainment stage. A brew pub and cafe are potential tenants for the location. Office space on the second floor and off Jefferson Street is expected to remain as is. Also on the Woodstock Square, Anime and ings will open at 109 E. Van Buren St., the former site of Dave’s Woodstock Music. e store

will handle anime and manga merchandise, the Japanese animation and cartoons that are enjoying growing popularity in the United States. Janet Potter, the store’s owner, said she also will handle Harry Potter and Dr. Who items. Cesaroni’s, a deli-style sandwich shop, has posted its “Opening Soon” sign in the window at 236 Main St., across from the train station. e Feb. 7 edition of 5 reported on Ethereal Confection’s move to the former Elks Lodge at Cass and roop streets, and on Crisiswear, a speciality clothing retail shop at 222 Main St. At the Feb. 6 City Council meeting, the council voted by consent to grant Nina Huffman, owner of Down 2 Earth, a $10,000 loan from the city’s revolving loan fund. e custom leatherwork store that Huffman hosted in her shop did not choose to return after Christmas. Huffman will use the loan to retrofit the store, part of a $22,100 cost. She plans to continue the leatherworking herself, expand her inventory of Native American-made jewelry and bring

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High School and McHenry County College. Plow crews from the the city of Woodstock, the McHenry County Division of Transportation and the state of Illinois were busy trying to keep up with the roads. “e guys worked a lot of hours,â€? said Jeff Van Landuyt, Public Works director. He reported that residents were very cooperative in honoring the city’s snow parking policies. e Public Works Department has noticed, however, that many of the side streets are getting narrower as people clear their driveways and on-street parking spaces. Van Landuyt cautioned residents to be sure to keep snow and ice from building up on storm sewer inlets. If there is rain, as is forecast for later this week, blocked inlets could ood.

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NYLH[NYHUKJOPSKYLU0ZHPHO(UKYL^,SPaabeth, Noah and Nya; his Conerty family, Mary (Al) Stilling, Patricia (Terry) Clarke, John (Kate) Conerty and Marty Conerty, and their children and grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Mary Shereda; and many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and -nephews. He was preceded in death by his parLU[Z" OPZ ÄYZ[ ^PML" IYV[OLYZ HUK ZPZThomas D. Cooney, 94, Woodstock, ters-in-law, Judge James H. and Karlen died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, in Wood- Cooney, Leo F. and Jean Cooney, Donald J. and Beatrice Cooney; a grandson, stock, surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 6, 1923, to Her- Timmy Nelson; and Clare Conerty and bert T. and Mary E. (Hurley) Cooney in Mark Conerty. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Woodstock. On May 26, 1951, he married Irene S. Thursday, Feb. 15, at Schneider, Leucht, Shereda in Woodstock. Irene died June Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, 1211 N. 20, 1992. On Feb. 6, 1997, he married Seminary Ave., Woodstock. The visitation will continue at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. Jane Conerty. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corp 16, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 312 Linduring World War II. After the war, he coln Ave., Woodstock, until the funeral returned to Woodstock where he worked Mass at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in PU ÄUHUJL MVY ZL]LYHS VYNHUPaH[PVUZ  /L Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Woodstock. Memorials can be made to the Woodwent to work for the McHenry County Title Company / Chicago Title in 1959. stock Food Pantry, 1033 Lake Ave., During his 27-year career there he worked Woodstock, IL 60098. in several capacities until being elected president in 1979. He retired in 1986. He was very active in the community, ]VS\U[LLYPUN ^P[O THU` VYNHUPaH[PVUZ Geneva F. Beu, 93. Lisle, formerly of He was a past president of the Easter Woodstock, died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. Seal Society of McHenry County; served She was born Sept. 29, 1924. on the St. Mary School Board; coached Survivors include her children, Barbasketball, a sport he excelled in, for bara Ann Ocwieja, Wayne (Sheila) Beu, St. Mary School for 10 years; donated Linda Beu, Patrick (Laura) Weter and his time to the Woodstock Food Pantry, William Weter; grandchildren, Renee, Food For The Poor and PADS; and was Ronnie, Jonelle, Stacy, Jason, Regan, a strong advocate for the Right To Life. Ross, Caleb, Ashley, Samantha, BradHe was a life member of St. Mary Catho- ley, Max and Morgan; and many lic Church; and was a member and past great-grandchildren. Grand Knight of the Woodstock Knights She was preceded in death by her husof Columbus. He was an avid golfer and band, William Beu; and a son-in-law, enjoyed spending the winter months in James Ocwieja. .YLLU=HSSL`(YPaVUH Visitation will be at 9 a.m. Friday Survivors include his wife, Jane Feb. 16, until the funeral at 11:30 a.m. Cooney; children, Megan (Robert) Nel- H[ (KHTZ>PU[LYÄLSK  :\SSP]HU -\ULYHS son, Rockford, and David Cooney, Los Home, 4343 Main St., Downers Grove. Angeles; grandchildren, Tommy (Kayln) Interment will be at Queen of Heaven Nelson and Christina (Fanio) Nelson; Cemetery.

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POLICE BLOTTER Q Arthur E. Johnson, 62, transient, was arrested Jan. 31 at 1320 Dean St. on an outstanding warrant from McHenry County for two counts of failure to appear. Johnson was turned over to [OL 4J/LUY` *V\U[` :OLYPMM»Z 6MÄJL Bond was set for each count: $1,524 and $1,024. Court dates were set for each count: Feb. 9 and Feb. 22. Q:H]HKVY9/\PaHY:[1VOU»Z Road, Woodstock, was arrested Feb. 2 at 656 Lake Ave. on an outstanding warrant from McHenry County for fail\YL [V HWWLHY /\PaHY WVZ[LK 

bond. Court date was set for Feb. 20. Q Vincent M. Baldocchi, 33, transient, was charged Feb. 3 with criminal trespass to property at 145 S. Eastwood Drive. Baldocchi was turned over to the 4J/LUY`*V\U[`:OLYPMM»Z6MÄJL)VUK was set at $1,500. Court date was set for March 1. Q Amy M. Migliorato, 34, transient, was arrested Feb. 4 at 250 S. Eastwood Drive on an outstanding warrant from Kane County for failure to appear. Migliorato was turned over to the 4J/LUY`*V\U[`:OLYPMM»Z6MÄJL)VUK

was set at $25,000 and $75. Court date is to be set. Q Gustavo R. Amacende, 20, 646 St. John’s Road, Woodstock, was charged Feb. 4 with domestic battery at his home. He also had an outstanding warrant from McHenry County for contempt of court. Amacende was turned over to the McHenry County Sheriff’s 6MÄJL )VUK ^HZ ZL[ H[  *V\Y[ date was to be set. Any charges are merely accusations, and defendants or suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

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Donald L. Perkins, 92, Woodstock, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at the Perkins Farm, surrounded by his loving family; the same home where he was born April 19, 1925, to Gladys and Lester Perkins. He married Joyce Tornow Sept. 2, 1950, and they enjoyed 63 wonderful years together, until her death in 2013. Don loved his God, his family and his country. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the 9th Division of the U.S. Army in the European Theater. He earned two Purple Hearts, along with other honors for his service. He was the Seneca Township Highway Commissioner for 40 years. He was very involved in his church and the McHenry County Historical Society. He held various leadership roles and was always willing to volunteer for numerous tasks and projects. He was especially devoted to and proud of the construction of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Union. He had a wonderful sense of humor, which he didn’t hesitate to share, especially at the Seneca Township Liars Club. His children feel blessed to call him their dad. He so loved and was loved by his grandchildren, who were such lights in his life and he in theirs; and his greatgrandchildren brought him such joy. Survivors include four children, Deb (John) Silker, Woodstock, Gail Perkins, Woodstock, Lori (Phil) Hempen, Crystal Lake, and Don Perkins II, Algonquin; six grandchildren, Doran (Cori) Silker, Nikki (Drew) Kunde, Kate Silker, Shelly (Ryan) Burgett, Genna (Steven) Mitchell and :HTTP1V/LTWLU"HUKÄ]LNYLH[NYHUKchildren, Evan, Maddison and Landen Silker, and Dylan and Elliott Kunde. He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; and a sister, Marguerite Lange. Visitation was Feb. 9 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Union. Visitation continued Feb. 10, followed by the funeral at the church.

Interment was at Union Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church, Union; JourneyCare Woodstock; and/or the McHenry County Historical Society. Arrangements were made by Fredrick Funeral Home, Hampshire.

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event, a large tent will protect partygoers from the elements. e Woodstock Police Department will provide security for the events, while the business owners are required to ensure that attendees are age 21 or older and do not take alcohol outside of the designated area. Benton Street Tap owner Mark Bezik spoke before the council to make one further request. Shamrocked, the March 16 to 17 St. Patrick’s Day party is “a large, established event,” Bezik said. With 2,500 to 3,000 in attendance in past years, Bezik said that the event’s timeline presented a logistical problem. Alcohol sales were cut off at 11 p.m., with dispersal from the area required at midnight. When attendees left the tent, the host bars did not have enough room to accommodate everyone. Bezik requested that the council allow for dispersal from the street until 2 a.m for all four events. “I can’t do two o’clock; I just can’t,” said Council member Mike Turner. Council member Maureen Larson expressed concern about the noise level continuing to a later hour, while Jim Prindiville noted that the events are in a mixed-use neighborhood and held in the public right of way. “I support what we have before us tonight,” Prindiville said. After verifying that alcohol sales and the playing of music would end at 11 p.m., the council came to a compromise. City Attorney Ruth Schlossberg helped craft an amendment that set a 1 a.m. limit on dispersal time, subject to administrative review and a continued police presence until all attendees are out of the fenced-off area. Mayor Brian Sager did not attend the Feb. 6 meeting, and Council member Dan Hart, owner of D.C. Cobb’s, recused himself from the discussion and voting. Council members Larson, Saladin,Tebo, and Turner voted in favor of the amendment. Council member Jim Prindiville voted no. e Feb. 6 City Council meeting was the first to abandon paper agendas. Agenda items were projected on two screens in the front of the chamber. Live streaming of the meeting, which had been scheduled for Feb. 6, is still being tested. It is expected that residents will be able to watch live-streamed City Council meetings in March.

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Appealing to the heart of Woodstock

Valentine’s Day seems to be the perfect chance to remind us and our neighbors to open our hearts to the plight of the homeless in our community. About a month ago, Woodstock Mayor Brian Sager published a set of documents called “e Heart of Homelessness.” e resulting four-part series addresses a variety of community questions and concerns about the local homeless population, and offers facts in response to several provocative questions so people can develop their own knowledge and understanding. No matter your opinion on the topic, the homeless papers are a good, informative read that can address many of the commonly asked questions. e mayor purposely penned “e Heart of Homelessness” to be educational, not persuasive one way or another. e information is offered to help people develop their own informed opinions and – if so moved – steer them in directions where they could offer assistance and help make a difference. To read “e Heart of Homelessness” papers, go to: woodstockil.gov/citymanager/page/ heart-homelessness. For additional information or to make donations of money, materials or volunteer time, contact the following agencies: Old Firehouse Assistance Center (McHenry County Housing Authority), 815-338-7752, ext. 137, Sue Rose: srose@mchenrycountyhousing.org; Home of the Sparrow, 815-271-5444, hosparrow.org/; Turning Point, 815-338-8081, turnpt. org/; Pioneer Center for Human Services, 815-759-7144, pioneercenter.org/support/ make-a-donation-today; or McHenry County Continuum of Care to End Homelessness, 815334-4089, co.mchenry.il.us/county-government/departments-j-z/planning-development/divisions/community-development/ continuum-of-care-to-end-homelessness. What a great opportunity we have as a community to make a difference. And what better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than to offer kindness to someone in need.

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The best kind of neighborhood competition Every once in a while, there arises in our neighborhood a serious competition. We’ve managed to create a different sort of one-upmanship. As I sat in my warm kitchen this morning, looking out the window at the beautiful white blanket Mother Nature had bestowed upon us, I pondered the best way to convince my youngest to bundle up and brave the elements to tackle the job ahead of us. If we were to have a procrastination competition, I would win, but my youngest would come in a close second! is morning, though, the decision was taken from our hands. As we encouraged each other to move in the direction of gearing up for the elements, a gentle humming moved from our neighbor’s side of the house to the other side–the driveway side. And sure enough, before long we saw our neighbor (well, I assume it was the neighbor under all those layers) guiding a snowblower up our driveway until the snow no longer decorated our blacktop. And then he shoveled our walk and created a path from our backyard to his. My husband will shake his head and mumble about the neighbor not needing to do that. And of course he’s right. But the neighbor wins this round. Just as someone else won the “I can dig a pool foundation with the help of yet another neighbor’s

backhoe” round. And someone else won the “I can provide water to fill your pool” round (followed by the “you can have the water back in the winter for your skating rink” round). And almost everyone enjoyed the “so you say that tree needs to be trimmed” round. A household up the block won the “your kids can sled on our hill, the only one in the neighborhood” round. As a neighborhood we’ve moved mountains of snow. We’ve cleared creeks of beaver dams, collaboratively repurposed pine needle yard waste in one neighbor’s yard to sustain healthy blueberries in someone else’s, shared poultry for compost turning, harvested windfall apples to treat horses, and a few hundred other projects that have faded in my memory. We’ve built decks, skating rinks, pools and playsets. And now that my youngest is relieved of the burden of having to drive our snowplow-enabled ATV up and down our driveway, he has the chance to drive it down the street to a neighbor’s house where he will pay it forward. Of course, said neighbor will likely win the “I bake the best cookies in return for plowing the driveway” competition. And perhaps, (after having procrastinated all morning), I can lay claim to winning the “I write the best thank you letter” competition. Heather Madaus Woodstock

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plow outside of normal work hours, the extra time on the clock sure helps his paycheck. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m happy, too, for the sledders and skiers who have been waiting for this all year. Seeing all the snowmobile paths down our road, I know some of my neighbors are enjoying the winter wonderland. After clearing the driveway this past weekend, I took advantage of the ideal conditions and used my last shred of energy to play a little driveway hockey with my younger son as a thank you for his help. But several days in a row of snow clearing have left me exhausted â&#x20AC;&#x201C; well-exercised, but nonetheless exhausted. I must admit that Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m looking forward to the snowless reprieve we may be facing this week. One of my ideas of fun in the snow is cross-country skiing. My skis are propped up in the corner of the garage, ready for me to grab when an opportunity comes along. With no new accumulation (and the work that goes along with it) and if temperatures hold out, I just might get a chance. Sandy Kucharski is the Associate Editor of e Woodstock Independent.

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A Valentineâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Day poem What do you associate with Valentineâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Day? Hearts and ďŹ&#x201A;owers? A box of chocolates? Valentineâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Day cards? Birds? In the ďŹ fth century A.D., Pope Galesius established Feb. 14 as the Feast of Saint Valentine to recognize a priest who was martyred by the Romans in 269 A.D. In the Middle Ages, people in Europe associated St. Valentineâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Day with love when they noticed that birds began choosing their mates at that time. Did you know that cardinals start to sing on Valentineâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Day to attract a mate? e beautiful red male cardinals, even more brilliant against the white snow, begin to sing their distinctive tune that some describe as sounding like they are saying â&#x20AC;&#x153;birdie, birdie, birdie.â&#x20AC;? e females, colored Lisa Haderlein a pale brown with a few red accents, also ;OL5H[\YLVM sing, but their muted plumage doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t draw ;OPUNZ the eye as sharply as the malesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; red. Something you might not know about cardinals is that they mate for life. Once paired up, they stick with their partner through thick and thin. (To be completely accurate, cardinals are what is called socially monogamous â&#x20AC;&#x201C; they raise the children together. But they are not always sexually faithful, and 9 to 35 percent of the ďŹ&#x201A;edglings that hatch have a different father than the one who raises them! ) e male cardinal brings food to the female while she is brooding their eggs, and also to her and the ďŹ&#x201A;edglings once the eggs hatch. Now, I associate Valentineâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Day with the return of the song of this beautiful bird that mates for life and brings so much joy! I hope you enjoy this sweet poem that always makes me smile. Lisa Haderlein is the executive director of e Land Conservancy of McHenry County.

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the temperatures warm up and freeze again can be painful and dangerous. If youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve ever had to deal with a sliding door where the snow was left Sandy to pile up and Kucharski eventually freeze, +LJSHYH[PVUZ youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll know itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no small feat to get one of those open, so doorways to sheds and pens need to be cleared after each snow as well. While my younger dogs love bounding and diving their faces into deep snow, my senior dog is no longer as adventurous and needs a pathway to walk when she goes out. Judging by the tracks I ďŹ nd each morning, the birds, squirrels and rabbits love the cleared paths as well. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get me wrong. I love rural life with its country roads and wide-open spaces, but sometimes it can be a challenge, especially when it snows. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m happy for those who rely on snow to pay their bills. With a son that draws overtime when called out to

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Exactly a week after Woodstock Willie predicted six more weeks of winter, we got the ďŹ rst of what would amount to about 12 inches of snow. e ďŹ rst accumulation was pretty, and I have to admit it was kind of fun getting a little extra outdoor exercise by shoveling, pushing the snowblower and ďŹ ring up the ATV with the plow on it. But by the third day or so of measurable snowfall, the novelty had worn off. Clearing snow at our small farm can be a big project. With a 300-foot driveway and several outbuildings that I need daily access to, it gets to be a lot to keep up with. Just like the road crews who are out battling the snow for the duration of every storm, I have a need to keep up with snow clearing on the home front. Too many times weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been forced to let it go when weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve had equipment down, and the mess that weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re left with ends up being far more work. My horses and donkeys need a clear space to get in and out of the barn. Deep snow left to stack up makes more mud when it thaws, and the frozen craters they make when

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Schools COLLEGE CURRENTS Leahey named to WIU summer dean’s list Emily Anne Leahey, Woodstock, was named to the summer dean’s list at Western Illinois University, Macomb.

Aurora University announces fall dean’s list The following students were named to the fall dean’s list at Aurora University, Aurora: Alexandra Aguilar and Haley Jarvis, Wonder Lake; and Cassidy Giles, Tania Guarneros Martinez, Julia Kranenburg, Debra Puzzo and Mackenzie Smith, Woodstock.

Busch named to Wartburg College fall dean’s list Madison Busch, Wonder Lake, was named to the fall dean’s list at Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa.

UW-Eau Claire announces fall dean’s list The following students were named to the fall dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wis.: Grace Van Antwerp, Wonder Lake, and Ryan Jandernoa, Woodstock.

Slomski named to SE Missouri State dean’s list Julia Slomski, Woodstock, was named to the fall dean’s list at Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Mo.

SIU Edwardsville announces fall dean’s list The following students from Woodstock were named to the fall dean’s list at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, Edwardsville: Stella Cosgray, Izabelle Harvey, Amanda Jandernoa and Luke Klinefelter.

Niemeyer named to Minn. State dean’s list Jordan Niemeyer, Wonder Lake, was named to the fall dean’s list at Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minn.

Thompson returns to Marian in development role By Susan W. Murray THE INDEPENDENT

“I was not looking for a job,” said Kaitlin ompson, referring to how she came to take over as associate director of development at Marian Central Catholic High School Jan. 8 after the position had been vacant for a year. After working at a bridal boutique and event center near her college alma mater, the University of Iowa in Iowa City, ompson moved back to Woodstock. She had been working for the American Cancer Society on fundraising events in McHenry and Kane counties while in the midst of preparations for her August wedding. “God had a plan,” ompson said. She had stayed in touch with the Marian staff as her work for the American Cancer Society brought her to the school for cancer awareness and fundraising at various athletic events. When the school administration reached out to her, ompson accepted the position as “a calling.” She sees her new job as a chance “to give back to the institution and the people who did so much for me.” ompson oversees the development department, which employs two additional people. Director of Alumni Relations Lori Hirsch publishes the “Hurricane Alert” two times a year and plans homecoming reunions for the alumni. Tracy Schaefer serves as the director of donor and constituent relations and oversees the school’s fundraisers – a phone-a-thon, the auction/dance and a summer golf outing. e fundraising goal for all three events this year is $350,000. While the golf outing raises money for the athletic budget, the other two events build up the tuition assistance fund. Dependent on tuition dollars, Catholic schools are challenged to make their education affordable for all. e mission of the development office,

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Kaitlin Thompson, a 2009 graduate of Marian Central Catholic High School, has returned to the school to become the associate director of development. said ompson, is “to provide that Catholic education for anyone interested in coming here.” ompson speaks passionately about the values she learned at Marian, the students who shared those values and the opportunity to grow spiritually. “ese are the values and life lessons that you’ll hold onto forever,” she said. “ose are the values and life skills that made me who I am today. ey’re why I’m here today.” ompson said the people who worked in development before her “laid a great foundation.” ompson would like to build upon their work by hosting new alumni events. Some would be just for fun, as when Marian

invited back the 1992 and 2005 casts of “Cinderella” for this year’s production. Others would help graduates network and look for job opportunities. “I would like alumni to rely on us just like [they would] a family member,” she said. Overall, ompson hopes that alumni will continue “to grow in their faith, stay connected, be proud of Marian and send their children and grandchildren to the school.” “It truly is a special place,” said ompson of Marian. “We have such amazing people – good people with good hearts.” “is is my alma mater,” she said. “You’re so much more passionate about the school and your work.”

Kaufmann, Madison Kenyon, Eva Reuter, Audrey Szpicki and Caroline Stumpf. Second honors: Greta Fortin, Caroline Polster, Ava Sieck and Megan Thuma. Seventh grade: St. Mary School, Woodstock, announced First honors: Lily Bures, Avery Hill, Jor[OL Z[\KLU[Z UHTLK [V P[Z ÄYZ[ ZLTLZ[LY dyn Kratochvil, Joe Weinberger and Elizahonor roll for the 2017-18 school year. beth Young. Sixth grade: Second honors: Taylor Harding, Rebekah First honors: Brooke Gillum, Hannah

Molina, Ava Perrone, Clare Polster, Lily Polster, Thomas Sieck and Starlin Welch. Eighth grade: First honors: Chase Gattuso, Jayson Lange, Ava Primus and Aila Reuter. Second honors: Eileen Cloherty, Erin Conroy, Peri Donaldson, Ben Merryman, Brendon Stoll, Abby Weber and Shaina Yumol.

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e Woodstock Fine Arts Association Creative Living Series will host Lindsay Mican Morgan ursday, Feb. 15, at the Woodstock Opera House. Morgan is curator of the orne Rooms exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago, which includes 68 1-inch-to-1-foot scale replicas of home interiors from the Middle Ages to the Art Deco era. e mastermind and patron behind these tiny masterpieces was Mrs. James Ward orne, who commissioned a team of master craftsmen to design the rooms according to her specifications. Because the collection was created during the Great Depression, when many key professionals were out of work, orne was able to employ some of the most talented designers for her project. Under the direction of architect Edwin Clark, best known for his work at Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo, the orne Rooms adhered strictly to the scale and presented historically accurate depictions of design styles throughout history. After her husband’s early retirement, the ornes traveled extensively throughout Europe and the Americas, touring historic buildings and period

‘Creative Living Series’ When: 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15 Where: Woodstock Opera House, 121 W. Van Buren St. Tickets: Adults $25 For tickets call: 815-338-5300

rooms throughout the world to gain inspirations for orne’s rooms. e project was never a money-making venture for the ornes but was used as a way of raising funds for various nonprofits and charities. One such program was the Women’s Exchange Program, which trained women in the decorative arts so they could earn a living if they unexpectedly found themselves head of their households. After her death, orne established a trust to finance the care and maintenance of the rooms. “Collections like these will often fall into disrepair and are often lost to history,” Morgan said. Because of orne’s financial provision, and their enduring popularity, the rooms have become a beloved part of Chicago history and culture, weathering the storms of financial strain and policy shifts that have been the end of other exhibits. Morgan has been with the orne

Rooms collection for 12 years, a role she describes as “one of the most peculiar little jobs on earth.” Because of her background she has flourished in the position, which has evolved with her to incorporate new elements that expand on her specific skill set. Morgan was working as a researcher at the Art Institute of Chicago while finishing graduate school, where she studied conservation and fine arts. During this time, she also was creating her own art pieces that involve scale shifting — not miniatures, specifically, but the idea of something being larger/smaller as part of the meaning for the art piece. All these qualifications combined to make her an ideal candidate for the position, which opened just as she was finishing graduate school. Since taking on the job, she has enhanced her expertise by taking classes in the creation and preservation of miniatures. Morgan’s lecture will provide visual insights into how the rooms are constructed and details about their history. She will present some inside views to this beloved collection and talk about the significance of miniatures as an art form. e program will begin at 10 a.m., with coffee and conversation starting at 9 a.m.

The Black Box Theatre at McHenry County College will present “Trudy and Max in Love” by Zoe Kazan. The show will open at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, and continue at 7 p.m. Thursdays, March 15 and 22; Fridays, March 9, 16 and 23; and Saturdays, March 10, 17 and 24. Ticket cost is $15 for general public; $10 for students, MCC employees, alumni, senior citizens and veterans. The multitalented Kazan provides a humorous take on an unconventional romance. Trudy and Max’s relationship is anything but convenient — Trudy ^YP[LZ `V\UN HK\S[ ÄJ[PVU HUK 4H_ PZ a novelist of celebrity status. Trudy is married, but Max doesn’t believe in love. The play conjures up the questions: is love a choice or does it just happen? The play is directed by Kathryn McCord, Crystal Lake; with set design by Thomas Kesling, Glenview; lighting design by Rick Amundsen, Woodstock; and stage manager Rachel Schneider, Johnsburg. The cast includes Rhiannon Palmer and Gabriel Harmon, both of Crystal Lake; Sean Plotts, Wonder Lake; Josh Archambeau, Lake in the Hills; Emily Rubino, Huntley; and Fallon Knack, Union. The college is located at 8900 Highway 14, Crystal Lake. The Black Box Theatre is located in Building E, located adjacent to parking lot C. The play contains adult subject matter. For reservations or information, call 815- 455-7846 or email jgeller@ mchenry.edu.

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Paradox Squared, an escape room adventure venue, will open in a few weeks at 231 Main St. can sign up for a time slot, although Hurless said it would be difďŹ cult for two to solve all the puzzles in time. Typically, people come in groups of four to six, and Hurless can accommodate eight. e rooms will be private so that people can take part in the adventure with the people they know, either friends or family. Hurless began working on the space in August. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t supposed to take this long,â&#x20AC;? he said. e goal is to open either the last week of February or ďŹ rst week of March. Longrange plans include a party room for people who book an adventure for a special event. Hurless anticipates

that small businesses might have their employees come to Paradox Squared as a way of practicing communication skills and promoting team bonding. e party room would serve as an area where the team could engage in a post-game evaluation. Hurless is doing much of the construction himself, including installing and taping the drywall. â&#x20AC;&#x153;is is the most difďŹ cult project I have ever worked on,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It would be impossible if I werenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t so stubborn.â&#x20AC;? To learn more about Paradox Squared or book an adventure, visit www.paradoxsquared.com .

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When Paradox Squared opens in a few weeks at 231 Main St., next to Unique Nails, the escape room fad will land just off the Woodstock Square. is is a new venture for owner Jim Hurless, whose background is in computer programming, construction and working in a retail hardware and home improvement store. For the uninitiated, escape rooms made their way to the United States from Asia and Europe less than a decade ago. e real-life adventures resemble video games that challenge players to ďŹ nd a way out of a room by using clues and solving puzzles. Typically, a group of family members or friends participate in the one-hour activity. ey are locked in a room and must ďŹ nd their way out, using their wits to solve riddles and capitalize on available hints. Hurless plans to open three rooms, each with a different scenario. e ďŹ rst will be Mad Scientist, appropriate for ages 12 and older, in which players pretend they have received half of a serum that makes them smarter. ey are told that chimpanzees that did not receive the second half of the serum went crazy. Players must ďŹ nd a way to break into the safe that holds the second dose of the serum before they are driven mad. e second room, titled Houdiniâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Revenge, has a more dire outcome. Players must solve riddles to preserve their lives. Zombie Uprising, the third room intended for adults only, ventures into the macabre. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m having the time of my life,â&#x20AC;? said Hurless. After seeing an escape room on television, he designed one for his grandchildren. He began to pursue the idea of opening his own business, relying on two daughters who are in education for advice. Hurless also consulted his sons, avid fantasy role-players, who fortuitously work in information technology and could supply technical assistance. Hurless thinks of escape rooms as fun entertainment. e total time for each adventure will be two hours, allowing for an introduction before the clock begins ticking, one hour for the game and a debrieďŹ ng when time runs out. A minimum of two people

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Woodstock, was sold by the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Atlanta, GA, to Gustavo Salas and Maria T. Camarillo, Woodstock, for $160,000. Q Residence at 261 Martin Drive, Woodstock, was sold by Ross Boeger, Jacksonville, FL, to Steven Shilaita, Woodstock, for $218,000. Q Residence at 311 Redwing Drive, Woodstock, was sold by Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, Minneapolis, MN, to Macila Ramero and Enedino Del Moral Lagunez, Woodstock, for $190,000. Q Residence at 1215 N. Madison St., Woodstock, was sold by 1215 Madison Series of the Bunzity LLC, Crystal Lake, to Joel E. and Kayla C. Vanburen, Woodstock, for $129,000. Q Land at northeast corner of Route 176 and Mt. Thabor Road, Woodstock, was sold by Pall Holdings, LLC, Harvard, to Illinois Department of Transportation, Schaumburg, for $27,800. Q Residence at 2972 Strauss Court, Woodstock, was sold by Kathryn Werrbach, Crystal Lake, to the Freels Trust, Woodstock, for $174,900. Q Residence at 7811 E. Swarthmore Road, Woodstock, was sold by Daniel J. and Caroline J. Sullivan, Blanchardville, WI, to Michael and Cassandra Montgomery, Woodstock, for $362,500. Q Residence at 3202 W. Meadow Lane, Wonder Lake, was sold by U.S. Bank N. A., Minneapolis, MN, to Mayra E. Gonzalez,

Wonder Lake, for $85,500. Q Residence at 250 Wildmeadow Lane, Woodstock, was sold by CalAtlantic Group Inc., East Dundee, to Sam Anthony Delegge, Woodstock, for $161,415. Q Residence at 2830 Braeburn Way, Woodstock, was sold by CalAtlantic Group Inc., East Dundee, to Gregory Olson, Woodstock, for $274,250. Q Residence at 1503 Golden Oak Drive, Woodstock, was sold by Keri Williams, Hudson, to Stephanie Barton and Benjamin Campbell, Woodstock, for $115,000. Q Residence at 1114 Jewett St., Woodstock, was sold by North Shore Holdings LTD., Chicago, to Cerberus SFR Holdings L.P., Marietta, GA, for $121,000. Q Residence at 1258 Dean St., Woodstock, ^HZZVSKI`9L_HUK3VYLL3P[JOĂ&#x201E;LSK;Y\Z[ No. One, Woodstock, to Steven and Taylor Kovacs, Woodstock, for $115,000. Q Residence at 205 Springwood Drive, Woodstock, was sold by CalAtlantic Group Inc., East Dundee, to Michael Wayne and Victoria Lynn Miller, Woodstock, for $276,750. Q Residence at 220 Fieldstone Drive, Woodstock, was sold by CalAtlantic Group Inc., East Dundee, to Peter M. and Katherine M. Mader, Woodstock, for $243,135. Q Residence at 361 Fieldstone Drive, Woodstock, was sold by CalAtlantic Group Inc., East Dundee, to Terence Anthony and Luz Valdez Hitpas, Woodstock, for $300,855.

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Dance clinic keeps former student’s memory alive The 19th annual Sarah McCullagh Dance Clinic was held Feb. 3 By Sandy Kucharski THE INDEPENDENT

irty girls ranging in age from first- to eighth-graders performed a dance routine Feb. 3 at halftime during the Woodstock High School Blue Streaks girls’ home basketball game. At the end of the gym hung a banner that read, “We love you Sarah.” e performers, participants in the annual Sarah McCullagh Dance Clinic, got together to learn a dance routine and present it to an audience. For 19 years, the family of the former Blue Streak pompom co-captain has hosted a dance clinic and performance to introduce young girls to the sport of high school dance and to share the memory of their daughter. e fees support the W.H.S. dance team and fund scholarships for dance team members. “When your child dies, you want to keep their name out there,” said Sarah’s mother, Bette Chwalisz. Sarah McCullagh was a vibrant, passionate young woman who was known for her positive attitude and infectious smile. ough she was involved in many extracurricular activities in high school, she found her home on the pom squad when she

was chosen for the team at the end of her freshman year. Hard work and dedication, as well as the respect of her peers, earned her the honor of being named a co-captain of the squad for her senior year, but it wasn’t to be. Tragically, Sarah, 17, died Aug. 24, 1999, the result of an asthma attack suffered after she went for a jog. It was the day before the first day of her senior year. Heartbroken, her mother looked for a way to remember her only child. e idea for the dance clinic came from a close family friend, Lorna Wolff, and Dave Chwalisz, Sarah’s stepfather. In earlier years, the clinic numbered as many as 100 girls and was run by many of Sarah’s former teammates. It became a service and mentoring project where the senior dance team members choreographed the routine and helped teach it to the clinic participants. Seniors Arean Bessaarame and Cloe Scott were responsible for designing the routine for the 2018 clinic. “It was fun,” said Scott. “[Sarah’s] parents talked to us about who Sarah was and what she loved.” Each year Bette Chwalisz puts together a “Sarah bag” for the raffle to celebrate her daughter’s interests, talents and curiosities. She loved writing notes, chicken noodle soup, healthy snacks and Barbie dolls, all of which are included in the Sarah bag. Each

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A Blue Streak dance team members instructs her young students Feb. 3 at the Sarah McCullagh Dance Clinic. year, one lucky participant wins the prize package. “When your child dies, things just stop,” said Chwalisz. “We have lost the joys of college, marriage and children.” But Sarah’s co-captain Alyssa (Robinett) Rosati, was proof that time goes on. Rosati was in attendance at the 2018 Sarah McCullagh dance clinic with her three young boys in tow. For the past several years, she has designed a heart pendant to be raffled off during the event. Rosati said she was thrilled that her own nieces were old enough to participate in the clinic this year. “It’s fun to see my own family and

other kids come in, doing what Sarah and I loved. I hope we can keep it going,” she said. Beyond the dance clinic, the family has remained faithful to WHS, keeping a connection by attending many home sporting events, supporting the choir and donating a tree in Sarah’s memory. “e experience of losing Sarah has made me more compassionate and accepting of others,” said Chwalisz. Next year will be the 20th annual clinic. Chwalisz suggested that it might be a good stopping point for the event, but no firm decisions have been made yet.

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Voters can cast their ballot for the March 20 General Primary Election in the McHenry &oXnty &lerNÂśs ofÂżce at

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Voters are allowed to vote at other Early Voting Centers beginning Monday, March 5 thru Monday March 19. They may vote at the most convenient site for them since all ballot styles are available at all centers. Times, dates and locations of the sites are Sosted on the McHenry County Clerk website www.co.mchenry.il.us/countyclerk For more information, call 815-334-4242

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Residents affected by a voting location change have already been sent their new Voting Card with the new Solling location listed. Two brightly colored notices of the Voting Location Changes will be sent to residents, Âżrst being sent in February and the second in March. The changes are also Sosted on the McHenry County Clerk website at www.co.mchenry.il.us/countyclerk

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Freddy Alfaro, Warrenville, was named winner of the annual Woodstock Groundhog Day Chili Cook-off Feb. 3. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s pictured with his assistant in the kitchen, son Landon. Alfaro also won the cook-off in 2007. Larry and Sue Burbridge, Woodstock, came in second. The peopleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s choice winner was an entry from Main Street PourHouse. Judges included a representative from Home State Bank, Jewel Foods, an actual judge, a representative from Visit McHenry County and Joe Cicero from Star 105.

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before heading out to BBQ King for a drink and D.C. Cobb’s for dinner as they made their way through the Pub Crawl. Members of the Groundhog Days Committee recognized the couples, having seen them at various events throughout the weekend. “I feel like we’ve been accepted in the community. One of the servers at D.C. Cobb’s recognized us from last year. Woodstock has made us feel like

locals,” Chris Clemente said. “I’m already a regular at Read Between the Lynes,” joked Katherine Clemente. “I hope you never take your town for granted. is town is about community and helping your neighbor. It isn’t something you find everywhere,” Chris Clemente said of the Woodstock community. “We are coming back for a reunion with Woodstock next year!”

REAL INDEPENDENT. REAL CREATIVITY. REAL OPPORTUNITY. From his live/work space in downtown Woodstock, Bobby Joe Scribner creates sculptures that evoke a sense of wonder. His latest, a cast bronze sculpture of Orson Welles, will be placed in the Sculpture Garden next to the new “Woodstock on Film and on the Stage” mural once the final $2,000 is raised. To learn more about donating, please visit woodstockmural.org/support. TO SEE MORE OF BOBBY JOE SCRIBNER’S WORK VISIT SCRIBNERSTUDIOS.COM

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Chris Clemente, Katherine Clemente, Daniel Rodriguez and Chrissy Richman, all of New York City, celebrate their winning bingo card in the basement of Blue Lotus Buddhist Temple.

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Chris Clemente and Daniel Rodriguez were best friends growing up in New York. Both enjoyed Bill Murray’s “Groundhog Day” movie and frequently wished each other a happy groundhog day, year after year. Last year, things were different. Clemente knew how much Rodriguez loved the movie, so he did a little research. When he discovered the film was shot in Woodstock and there was a festival in its honor, Clemente gave his best friend a gift he would never forget: a trip from New York City to Woodstock for a week of fun and Groundhog Days festivities. “People thought we were going to Woodstock, New York, because everyone knows that Woodstock, but we were coming to Woodstock, Illinois,” Rodriguez said. Clemente and Rodriguez enjoyed last year’s events so much that this

year, Clemente brought his wife, Katherine, and Rodriguez brought his girlfriend, Chrissy Richman. “I’ve known Chris for 12 years. I guess when you know each other that long, you start to like the same things. is has been fun,” Katherine Clemente said of her first Groundhog Days. e crew made sure to see all the events they could, starting with the prognostication. “Oh, yes. We were there – in the cold – at 6:30 a.m.,” Katherine Clemente said. “It was great,” Chris Clemente said, sloughing off the cold in favor of capitalizing on the time they had. e couples made sure to include a visit to the Woodstock Public Library to see the Groundhog Days memorabilia. Richman said she was thankful that librarian Pam Moorhouse, a Groundhog Days committee member, encouraged them to purchase tickets to the Moose Lodge Dinner Dance. “e couple who got married on Groundhog Day were there. You could tell it was a hometown thing – a closeknit community event. It was really nice to feel welcomed there. e music was great, too,” Rodriguez said. e couples won a round of bingo at the Blue Lotus Buddhist Temple,

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Girl Scout Troop 614 is a multilevel troop of Junior Girl Scouts and Cadette Girl Scouts. ey range in age from fifth- to seventh-graders. One girl is home-schooled, while the rest attend Westwood Elementary, Mary Endres Elementary or Creekside Middle School. Troop leaders are Casey Slick, Tammy Broetz and Sheila Castic. Holly Raczon is a troop mom who helps with many activities. e troop participated in Girl Scout inking Day Feb. 10. e girls chose the country of Haiti because one member’s family is from there. ey helped participants make maracas out of toilet-paper tubes and dried beans. ey served corn meal porridge and limonaid as food samples from Haiti. “We have a special group with each girl experiencing her own personal struggles,” said Slick. “We see how much each girl gets out of having the Scout family to turn to.”

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e seventh-grade girls have completed training to become a program aide. ey worked 25 hours with a Brownie troop to complete their Leadership in Training program. e girls also earned their Leadership in Action award. e Scouts earning the Bronze Award hope to help an animal shelter by collecting donations to take care of the animals. e older Scouts earning the Silver Award plan to help homeless women in the area to get personalcare products. A memorable camping experience for the entire troop took place last May. ey joined with another troop and went to Chapman Hills in Wisconsin, where the four adults and 16 girls slept in tents in near-freezing temperatures. “We all came into this to connect with our daughters a little more,” said Slick. “We help them become strong leaders and more independent. A bonus is the family we now have within our troop and our service unit, and the sisterhood we see between our girls.”

Members of St. Mary Youth Group have reached out to others during several recent activities. While their annual Christmas party featured clever games, the party also included the assembly of 24 goodie bags that contained handmade Christmas candy and chocolate treats for donation to others. ese goodie bags, along with blankets made by the group in November, were taken to the residents of Hearthstone Communities by Youth Minister Gloria Watson. In January, chaperones Watson, Rudy Villafuerte and Kennedy Beck headed to the Chicago March for Life with 21 youth members. ey braved the cold temperatures to

support this cause. ey also found time to enjoy Mass at St. Peter’s, ice skating at Millennium Park and lunch at Pizano’s. “e youth are very passionate about this cause,” said Watson, “and it shows in their energy.” In March SMYG will volunteer at a “Feed My Starving Children” event at Oakwood Church in Hartland, Wisconsin. e youth will fill bags with rice and other prepared ingredients. e bags are nutritionally complete meals formulated for malnourished children. “Watching the high school youth group of St. Mary’s gives me hope for our future,” said Watson. “God is working in them and it shows. ey have a passion to do what is right, and to stand up for what they believe, in spite of the obstacles they face in today’s society.” News of recognitions, milestones and other community events can be sent to Janet Dovidio at fetjetjd@aol.com.


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Happenings entertainment MOVIES

Films showing at Classic Cinemas Woodstock Theatre unless otherwise noted:

‘15:17 TO PARIS’ Three Americans discover a terrorist plot aboard a train while in France. Stars Jenna Fischer, Judy Greer, Thomas Lennon. 94 MINUTES

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‘FIFTY SHADES FREED’ Anastasia and Christian get married, but Jack Hyde continues to threaten their relationship. Stars Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Arielle Kebbel. 105 MINUTES

‘JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE’

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Four teenagers discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game’s jungle setting. Stars Dwayne Johnson and Karen Gillan. 119 MINUTES

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Thu: 7:00 7:15 7:30 9:30 9:50 10:05; Fri to Mon: 10:40 11:40 12:40 1:30 2:30 3:30 4:20 5:20 6:20 7:10 8:10 9:10 10:00; Tue & Wed: 11:40 12:40 1:30 2:30 3:30 4:20 5:20 6:20 7:10 8:10 9:10 10:00 CC

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‘BLACK PANTHER’ T’Challa, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. 134 MINUTES

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‘PETER RABBIT’ Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer’s vegetable garden. Stars James Corden, Fayssal Bazzi, Domhnall Gleeson. 93 MINUTES

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MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE C

Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Dug, along with sidekick Hognob, unites his tribe against a mighty enemy, Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City, to save their home. 89 MINUTES

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THE SHAPE OF WATER E Thu: 11:00 1:40 4:20 CC *NO PASSES OR COUPONS • $2 ADDITIONAL FOR 3D

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calendar 14 WEDNESDAY WOLF OAK WORK DAY Wolf Oak Woods 8930 Route 120 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Conserve.org Volunteers with The Land Conservancy will work to remove invasive species.

AWANA Grace Fellowship Church 200 Cairns Court 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. 815-337-6510 A weekly gathering will be held for children, ages 3 through sixth grade, which introduces them

to Christ and builds a biblical foundation.

15 THURSDAY KIWANIS WOODSTOCK MEETING Golden Eagle Bank 975 Country Club Road Noon to 1 p.m. An open meeting of the Kiwanis Club will be held.

16 FRIDAY CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP Family Alliance 2028 N. Seminary Ave. 1 to 2:30 p.m. 815-338-3590

An open support-group meeting will be offered for anyone giving care to an older person.

17 SATURDAY WOODSTOCK FARMERS MARKET McHenry County Fairgrounds Bldg. D 1051 Country Club Road 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. woodstockfarmersmarket.org The market will feature a variety of food and craft items produced directly by vendors.

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9 a.m. to noon conserveMC.org The Land Conservancy is seeking volunteers to help clear invasive plants at the restoration site.

18 SUNDAY YONDER PRAIRIE EAST WORK DAY Yonder Prairie 1100 S. Rose Farm Road 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. conserveMC.org See Feb. 17.

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YONDER PRAIRIE WEST WORK DAY

GRIEFSHARE

Yonder Prairie 1150 S. Rose Farm Road

Grace Fellowship Church 200 Cairns Court

6 p.m. 815-337-6510 A weekly grief recovery support group will be held.

INDIE BIZ BOOT CAMP Stage Left Café 125 W. Van Buren St. Noon A free workshop to discuss multiple income streams for artists will be presented by Wendy Piersall.

20 TUESDAY BLOOD DRIVE Woodstock Public Library 414 W. Judd St. 4 to 7 p.m. The library will host a blood drive for Heartland Blood Center. For an Please see Calendar, Page 21

Resurrection Catholic Church

2918 South Country Club Road, Woodstock, IL 60098

We welcome all to join us at our Mass times: Sat. 5pm & Sun. 8am & 10:30am

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SONGWRITER OPEN MIC Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m. Stage Left Café 125 Van Buren St. $5 donation A Place to Shine Music and Off Square Music will present an evening of original work by local and regional songwriters, poets and storytellers, each performing for 10 minutes. Advance sign-up is required at aplacetoshinemusic@gmail.com.

calendar Continued from Page 20 appointment call 815-338-0542 or visit heartlandbc.org. Walk-ins also are welcome.

BOOK CLUB SAMPLER AT THE GENERAL STORE 4409 Greenwood Road Greenwood 6:30 p.m. 815-338-0542 The Woodstock Public Library will host an off-site book club for adults in Greenwood. “Station Eleven” will be discussed.

WOODSTOCK CITY COUNCIL MEETING City Hall 121 W. Calhoun St. 7 p.m.

Feb. 16, 8 p.m. Stage Left Café 125 Van Buren St. 815-337-1395 $5 donation Jazz Jam is sponsored by Jazz on the Square. Artists will perform jazz music.

WOODSTOCK FARMERS MARKET McHenry County Fairgrounds Bldg. D 1051 Country Club Road 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 17 performers will be: 9 a.m. Courtney Sullivan; 10 a.m. Mark Lyons; 11 a.m. Cheryl Niemo and the Down Home Boys.

‘ALL JAZZED UP’ MUSICAL TRIBUTE Feb. 17, 1:30 p.m. Hearthstone Village 840 N. Seminary Ave. Free memories, history and anything of interest.

WOLF OAK WORK DAY Wolf Oak Woods 8930 Route 120 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Conserve.org See Feb. 14.

WORLD FILM NIGHT Woodstock Public Library 414 W. Judd St. 6 p.m. 815-338-0542 The library will host a free showing VM[OL-YLUJOÄST¸4VRH¹

AWANA Grace Fellowship Church 200 Cairns Court 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. 815-337-6510 See Feb. 14.

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HABITAT RESTORATION

Woodstock Public Library 414 W. Judd St. 9:30 a.m. 815-338-0542 woodstockpubliclibrary.org Local author and storyteller Joy Aavang will lead a group sharing

Boger Bog 2399 S. Cherry Valley Road 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. mccdistrict.org 815-455-1537 Individuals, students, small groups and families with children older than 6 can help restore native

BONNIE KOLOC Feb. 17, 8 p.m. Woodstock Opera House 121 Van Buren St. $25 815-338-5300 woodstockoperahouse.com Chicago’s folk legend Bonnie Koloc will perform her folk-oriented style, merged with jazz and blues.

OPEN MIC NIGHT Feb. 23, 7 p.m. Stage Left Café 125 Van Buren St. $3 donation offsquaremusic.org 815-338-5164 Open Mic is sponsored by Off Square Music. Various artists will perform in 15-minute slots.

WNHS ORCHESTRA habitat for this McHenry County Conservation District site.

26 MONDAY GRIEFSHARE Grace Fellowship Church 200 Cairns Court 6 p.m. 815-337-6510 See Feb. 19.

27 TUESDAY DISTRICT 200 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING Woodstock High School Library 501 W. South St. 7 p.m. woodstockschools.org

28 WEDNESDAY AWANA Grace Fellowship Church 200 Cairns Court 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. 815-337-6510 See Feb. 14.

1 THURSDAY LEGO NIGHT Woodstock Public Library

FIRST SATURDAY MUSIC March 3, 7 p.m. Unity Spiritual Center of Woodstock 225 W. Calhoun St. $3 donation This monthly open mic will feature performers playing two songs each, plus a group singalong.

SECOND SUNDAY CONCERT March 11, 3 p.m. Culture, Arts and Music 1039 Wanda Lane $10, children younger than age 6 are free. Swingsets will perform a new eclectic mix of swingPUNZ[HUKHYKZHUKÅHZOIHJR favorites led by Steve Conley on 414 W. Judd St. 6:30 p.m. 815-338-0542 LEGOS and Duplos are available for builders ages 2 years and older.

WOODSTOCK JAYCEES GENERAL MEETING Mixin Mingle 124 Cass St. 7:30 p.m. 815-575-8065 A general monthly meeting will be held. The meeting is open to the public.

3 SATURDAY DAR GENEALOGY WORKSHOP Woodstock Public Library 414 W. Judd St. 10 a.m. to noon Call 815-527-5049 to register Volunteer genealogists from the Kishwaukee Trail Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, will help people trace their American ancestors. Registration required.

BOLARIA MEADOWS WORKDAY Bolaria Meadows 7219 Millburne Court

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THEATER ‘OUR TOWN’ Feb. 16, 17, 7 p.m. Feb. 17, 2 p.m. Woodstock North High School auditorium 3000 Raffel Road $10 for adults, $5 students and senior citizens 815-334-2127 Woodstock North High School theater students will perform “Our Town.”

LECTURE CREATIVE LIVING SERIES Feb. 15, 10 a.m. Woodstock Opera House 121 Van Buren St. $25 815-338-5300 Lindsay Mican Morgan, curator of the Thorne Rooms at the Art Institute of Chicago, will give a tour of American art in miniature.

Bull Valley 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. conservemc.org Volunteers with The Land Conservancy will work to remove invasive species.

4 SUNDAY HABITAT RESTORATION Donato Conservation Area Gerry Street and Forest Avenue 9 a.m. to noon Conserve.org Volunteers with The Land Conservancy will work to remove invasive species.

5 MONDAY GRIEFSHARE Grace Fellowship Church 200 Cairns Court 6 p.m. 815-337-6510 See Feb. 19.

ATROCIOUS POETS Ethereal Confections 113 S. Benton St. 7 p.m. Atrociouspoets.com An open meeting of the Woodstock-based writers group is held [OLÄYZ[4VUKH`VMLHJOTVU[O

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Feb. 14, 28, 7 p.m. Stage Left Café 125 Van Buren St. Free Rich Prezioso, Joe Pesz, Brian Murphy, Laurel Palma, Pete Jonsson and Les Urban will perform.

JAZZ JAM

CONCERT March 1, 7 p.m. Woodstock North igh School auditorium 3000 Raffel Road 815-334-2127 The WNHS orchestra will perform.

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TO: Sean D. Ford; HSBC Bank USA, N.A., as Trustee for the Holders of Deutsche Alt-A Securities Mortgage Loan Trust, Series 2007-BAR1 4VY[NHNL7HZZ;OYV\NO*LY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[LZ" Northern Moraine Wastewater Reclamation District; Occupants or persons in actual possession of real estate herein described; County Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois; and unknown Owners and Parties interested in said real estate. Tax Deed No 18TX010001 Filed: January 23, 2018 TAKE NOTICE County of McHenry Date Premises Sold: October 26, 2015 *LY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[L5V! Sold for General Taxes of (Year): 2014 Sold for Special Assessments of [Municipality & Special Assessments No.: (N/A), Warrant No.: (N/A), Installment No.: (N/A)] THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN SOLD FOR DELINQUENT TAXES Property Located At: 138 EASTWOOD AVE, PORT BARRINGTON, IL Legal Description or Property Permanent Index No.: 20-05-228-017 This notice is to advise you that the above property has been sold for delinquent taxes and that the period of redemption from the sale will expire on: June 27, 2018 The amount to redeem is subject to increase at 6 month intervals from the date of sale and may be further increased if the Purchaser at the Tax Sale or his Assignee pays any subsequently accruing taxes or Special Assessments to redeem the property from subsequent forfeitures or Tax Sales. Check with the County Clerk as to the exact amount you owe before redeeming. This notice is also to advise you that H WL[P[PVU OHZ ILLU Ã&#x201E;SLK MVY H ;H_ Deed which will transfer title and the right to possession of this property if redemption is not made on or before: June 27, 2018 This matter is set for hearing in the Circuit Court of McHenry County, Illinois, in the McHenry County Government Center, 2200 N Seminary Ave, Woodstock, Illinois 60098 on: July 17, 2018 at 1:30 P.M. in Room 103. You may be present at this hearing, but your right to redeem will already have expired at that time. YOU ARE URGED TO REDEEM IMMEDIATELY TO PREVENT LOSS OF PROPERTY Redemption can be made at any time on or before June 27, 2018 by applying to the County Clerk of McHenry County, 667 Ware Rd, Woodstock, Illinois. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT THE COUNTY CLERK ADDRESS: 667 Ware Rd, Woodstock, IL 60098 TELEPHONE: 815-334-4242 WEST TOWN BUYERS GROUP Purchaser or Assignee Dated: JANUARY 23, 2018 (Published in The Woodstock Independent January 31, 2018, February 7, 2018, February 14, 2018) L10437

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TO: William Zang, as Trustee of the William Zang Declaration of Living Trust dated January 12, 2012; Edgar Ramirez; Jovana Flores; Tabatha J. Ramirez; Galvez Marcelino Vazquez; Occupants or persons in actual possession of real estate herein described; County Clerk of McHenry

County, Illinois; and unknown Owners and Parties interested in said real estate. Tax Deed No 18TX010002 Filed: January 22, 2018 TAKE NOTICE County of McHenry Date Premises Sold: October 26, 2015 *LY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[L5V! Sold for General Taxes of (Year): 2014 Sold for Special Assessments of [Municipality & Special Assessments No.: (N/A), Warrant No.: (N/A), Installment No.: (N/A)] THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN SOLD FOR DELINQUENT TAXES Property Located At: 603 W ROOSEVELT ST, HARVARD, IL Legal Description or Property Permanent Index No.: 01-35-128-011 This notice is to advise you that the above property has been sold for delinquent taxes and that the period of redemption from the sale will expire on: June 27, 2018 The amount to redeem is subject to increase at 6 month intervals from the date of sale and may be further increased if the Purchaser at the Tax Sale or his Assignee pays any subsequently accruing taxes or Special Assessments to redeem the property from subsequent forfeitures or Tax Sales. Check with the County Clerk as to the exact amount you owe before redeeming. This notice is also to advise you that H WL[P[PVU OHZ ILLU Ã&#x201E;SLK MVY H ;H_ Deed which will transfer title and the right to possession of this property if redemption is not made on or before: June 27, 2018 This matter is set for hearing in the Circuit Court of McHenry County, Illinois, in the McHenry County Government Center, 2200 N Seminary Ave, Woodstock, Illinois 60098 on: July 17, 2018 at 1:30 P.M. in Room 103. You may be present at this hearing, but your right to redeem will already have expired at that time. YOU ARE URGED TO REDEEM IMMEDIATELY TO PREVENT LOSS OF PROPERTY Redemption can be made at any time on or before June 27, 2018 by applying to the County Clerk of McHenry County, 667 Ware Rd, Woodstock, Illinois. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT THE COUNTY CLERK ADDRESS: 667 Ware Rd, Woodstock, IL 60098 TELEPHONE: 815-334-4242 WEST TOWN BUYERS GROUP Purchaser or Assignee Dated: JANUARY 22, 2018 (Published in The Woodstock Independent January 31, 2018, February 7, 2018, February 14, 2018) L10438

PUBLIC NOTICE

TO: Equity Trust Company Custodian FBO# Z138025 IRA; Occupants or persons in actual possession of real estate herein described; County Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois; and unknown Owners and Parties interested in said real estate. Tax Deed No 18TX010003 Filed: January 22, 2018 TAKE NOTICE County of McHenry Date Premises Sold: October 26, 2015 *LY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[L5V! Sold for General Taxes of (Year): 2014 Sold for Special Assessments of [Municipality & Special Assessments No.: (N/A), Warrant No.: (N/A), Installment No.: (N/A)]

THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN SOLD FOR DELINQUENT TAXES Property Located At: 3.7 acres on the North side of East Brink St, approximately 280 feet East of South 1LÉ&#x2C6;LYZVU:[/HY]HYK03 Legal Description or Property Permanent Index No.: 01-35-485-003 This notice is to advise you that the above property has been sold for delinquent taxes and that the period of redemption from the sale will expire on: June 27, 2018 The amount to redeem is subject to increase at 6 month intervals from the date of sale and may be further increased if the Purchaser at the Tax Sale or his Assignee pays any subsequently accruing taxes or Special Assessments to redeem the property from subsequent forfeitures or Tax Sales. Check with the County Clerk as to the exact amount you owe before redeeming. This notice is also to advise you that H WL[P[PVU OHZ ILLU Ã&#x201E;SLK MVY H ;H_ Deed which will transfer title and the right to possession of this property if redemption is not made on or before: June 27, 2018 This matter is set for hearing in the Circuit Court of McHenry County, Illinois, in the McHenry County Government Center, 2200 N Seminary Ave, Woodstock, Illinois 60098 on: July 17, 2018 at 1:30 P.M. in Room 103. You may be present at this hearing, but your right to redeem will already have expired at that time. YOU ARE URGED TO REDEEM IMMEDIATELY TO PREVENT LOSS OF PROPERTY Redemption can be made at any time on or before June 27, 2018 by applying to the County Clerk of McHenry County, 667 Ware Rd, Woodstock, Illinois. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT THE COUNTY CLERK ADDRESS: 667 Ware Rd, Woodstock, IL 60098 TELEPHONE: 815-334-4242 BOGO LLC Purchaser or Assignee Dated: JANUARY 22, 2018 (Published in The Woodstock Independent January 31, 2018, February 7, 2018, February 14, 2018) L10439

PUBLIC NOTICE

TO: Marlo H. Johnson; Jeanne E. Johnson; The Harvard State Bank; Village of Hebron; Occupants or persons in actual possession of real estate herein described; County Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois; and unknown Owners and Parties interested in said real estate. Tax Deed No 18TX010004 Filed: January 22, 2018 TAKE NOTICE County of McHenry Date Premises Sold: October 26, 2015 *LY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[L5V! Sold for General Taxes of (Year): 2014 Sold for Special Assessments of [Municipality & Special Assessments No.: (N/A), Warrant No.: (N/A), Installment No.: (N/A)] THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN SOLD FOR DELINQUENT TAXES Property Located At: 12001 MAPLE AVE a/k/a 12009 MAPLE AVE, HEBRON, IL Legal Description or Property Permanent Index No.: 03-16-101-005 This notice is to advise you that the above property has been sold for delinquent taxes and that the period of redemption from the sale will expire

on: June 27, 2018 The amount to redeem is subject to increase at 6 month intervals from the date of sale and may be further increased if the Purchaser at the Tax Sale or his Assignee pays any subsequently accruing taxes or Special Assessments to redeem the property from subsequent forfeitures or Tax Sales. Check with the County Clerk as to the exact amount you owe before redeeming. This notice is also to advise you that H WL[P[PVU OHZ ILLU Ã&#x201E;SLK MVY H ;H_ Deed which will transfer title and the right to possession of this property if redemption is not made on or before: June 27, 2018 This matter is set for hearing in the Circuit Court of McHenry County, Illinois, in the McHenry County Government Center, 2200 N Seminary Ave, Woodstock, Illinois 60098 on: July 17, 2018 at 1:30 P.M. in Room 103. You may be present at this hearing, but your right to redeem will already have expired at that time. YOU ARE URGED TO REDEEM IMMEDIATELY TO PREVENT LOSS OF PROPERTY Redemption can be made at any time on or before June 27, 2018 by applying to the County Clerk of McHenry County, 667 Ware Rd, Woodstock, Illinois. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT THE COUNTY CLERK ADDRESS: 667 Ware Rd, Woodstock, IL 60098 TELEPHONE: 815-334-4242 WEST TOIWN BUYERS GROUP Purchaser or Assignee Dated: JANUARY 22, 2018 (Published in The Woodstock Independent January 31, 2018, February 7, 2018, February 14, 2018) L10440

PUBLIC NOTICE

TO: Marlo H. Johnson; Jeanne E. Johnson; The Harvard State Bank; Village of Hebron; Occupants or persons in actual possession of real estate herein described; County Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois; and unknown Owners and Parties interested in said real estate. Tax Deed No 18TX010005 Filed: January 22, 2018 TAKE NOTICE County of McHenry Date Premises Sold: October 26, 2015 *LY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[L5V! Sold for General Taxes of (Year): 2014 Sold for Special Assessments of [Municipality & Special Assessments No.: (N/A), Warrant No.: (N/A), Installment No.: (N/A)] THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN SOLD FOR DELINQUENT TAXES Property Located At: Rear and Southern part if 12001 Maple Ave a/k/a 12009 Maple Ave, Hebron, IL Legal Description or Property Permanent Index No.: 03-16-101-006 This notice is to advise you that the above property has been sold for delinquent taxes and that the period of redemption from the sale will expire on: June 27, 2018 The amount to redeem is subject to increase at 6 month intervals from the date of sale and may be further increased if the Purchaser at the Tax Sale or his Assignee pays any subsequently accruing taxes or Special Assessments to redeem the property from subsequent forfeitures or Tax Sales. Check with the County Clerk as to the exact amount you owe before

redeeming. This notice is also to advise you that H WL[P[PVU OHZ ILLU Ã&#x201E;SLK MVY H ;H_ Deed which will transfer title and the right to possession of this property if redemption is not made on or before: June 27, 2018 This matter is set for hearing in the Circuit Court of McHenry County, Illinois, in the McHenry County Government Center, 2200 N Seminary Ave, Woodstock, Illinois 60098 on: July 17, 2018 at 1:30 P.M. in Room 103. You may be present at this hearing, but your right to redeem will already have expired at that time. YOU ARE URGED TO REDEEM IMMEDIATELY TO PREVENT LOSS OF PROPERTY Redemption can be made at any time on or before June 27, 2018 by applying to the County Clerk of McHenry County, 667 Ware Rd, Woodstock, Illinois. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT THE COUNTY CLERK ADDRESS: 667 Ware Rd, Woodstock, IL 60098 TELEPHONE: 815-334-4242 BOGO LLC Purchaser or Assignee Dated: JANUARY 22, 2018 (Published in The Woodstock Independent January 31, 2018, February 7, 2018, February 14, 2018) L10441

PUBLIC NOTICE

TO: Zulema G. Chavez; Sandra C. Bennett; Occupants or persons in actual possession of real estate herein described; County Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois; and unknown Owners and Parties interested in said real estate. Tax Deed No 18TX010006 Filed: January 23, 2018 TAKE NOTICE County of McHenry Date Premises Sold: October 26, 2015 *LY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[L5V! Sold for General Taxes of (Year): 2014 Sold for Special Assessments of [Municipality & Special Assessments No.: (N/A), Warrant No.: (N/A), Installment No.: (N/A)] THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN SOLD FOR DELINQUENT TAXES Property Located At: 6721 PHEASANT TRAIL, CARY. IL Legal Description or Property Permanent Index No.: 19-01-406-023 This notice is to advise you that the above property has been sold for delinquent taxes and that the period of redemption from the sale will expire on: June 27, 2018 The amount to redeem is subject to increase at 6 month intervals from the date of sale and may be further increased if the Purchaser at the Tax Sale or his Assignee pays any subsequently accruing taxes or Special Assessments to redeem the property from subsequent forfeitures or Tax Sales. Check with the County Clerk as to the exact amount you owe before redeeming. This notice is also to advise you that H WL[P[PVU OHZ ILLU Ã&#x201E;SLK MVY H ;H_ Deed which will transfer title and the right to possession of this property if redemption is not made on or before: June 27, 2018 This matter is set for hearing in the Circuit Court of McHenry County, Illinois, in the McHenry County Government Center, 2200 N Seminary Ave, Woodstock, Illinois 60098 on: July 17, 2018 at 1:30 P.M. in Room 103. You may be present at this hearing,


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Notice of Change to DBA File # 13235 Public Notice is hereby given that on :LW[LTILYH*LY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[L^HZ Ã&#x201E;SLK PU [OL 6É&#x2030;JL VM [OL *V\U[` *SLYR of McHenry County IL concerning the business known as ROBBINS PHOTOGRAPHY located at 14014 COMPTON LANE, WOODSTOCK IL   ^OPJO JLY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[L ZL[Z MVY[O the following changes in the DBA thereof: KAREN ROBBINS OWNER IS CLOSING THE ABOVE NAMED BUSINESS. Dated: January 26, 2018 /s/ MARY E MCCLELLAN (County Clerk) (Published in The Woodstock Independent January 31, 2018, February 7, 2018, February 14, 2018) L10445

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ASSUMED NAME Public Notice is hereby given that on January 29, 2018, An Assumed Name )\ZPULZZ *LY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[L ^HZ Ã&#x201E;SLK PU [OL 6É&#x2030;JLVM[OL*V\U[`*SLYRPU4J/LUY` County, IL under the following business name and address, and setting forth the names and addresses of all persons owning, conducting and transacting business known as: BRUSH located at 3288 OXFORD CT ISLAND LAKE IL 60042. Owner Name & Address: ALISON BONNER 3288 OXFORD CT ISLAND LAKE IL 60042 and NICOLE GARRINGER 700 REGENT DR CRYSTAL LAKE IL 60014. Dated: JANUARY 29, 2018 /s/ MARY E MCCLELLAN (County Clerk) (Published in The Woodstock Independent February 7, 2018, February 14, 2018) L10446

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ASSUMED NAME Public Notice is hereby given that on January 31, 2018, An Assumed Name )\ZPULZZ *LY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[L ^HZ Ã&#x201E;SLK PU [OL 6É&#x2030;JLVM[OL*V\U[`*SLYRPU4J/LUY` County, IL under the following business name and address, and setting forth the names and addresses

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ASSUMED NAME Public Notice is hereby given that on January 31, 2018, An Assumed Name )\ZPULZZ *LY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[L ^HZ Ã&#x201E;SLK PU [OL 6É&#x2030;JLVM[OL*V\U[`*SLYRPU4J/LUY` County, IL under the following business name and address, and setting forth the names and addresses of all persons owning, conducting and transacting business known as: TIM BEAVIS CONSULTING located at 300 MEADOW AVENUE, WOODSTOCK IL 60098. Owner Name & Address: TIMOTHY BEAVIS 300 MEADOW AVENUE WOODSTOCK IL 60098. Dated: JANUARY 31, 2018 /s/ MARY E MCCLELLAN (County Clerk) (Published in The Woodstock Independent February 7, 2018, February 14, 2018) L10448

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STATE OF ILLINOIS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTY-SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MCHENRY COUNTY-IN PROBATE Case No. 16PR000355 In the Matter of the Estate of RICHARD M DEVEREAUX Deceased CLAIM NOTICE Notice is given of the death of: RICHARD M DEVEREAUX Of: HARVARD, IL 3L[[LYZ VM VÉ&#x2030;JL ^LYL PZZ\LK VU! 11/23/2016 to: Representative: JANET M DEVEREAUX-GAFFNEY 507 W BLAINE ST HARVARD, IL 60033 whose attorney is: GAFFNEY, JOHN W 67 N AYER ST, STE 101 HARVARD, IL 60033 Claims against the estate may be Ã&#x201E;SLK ^P[OPU ZP_ TVU[OZ MYVT [OL KH[L VM Ã&#x201E;YZ[ W\ISPJH[PVU  (U` JSHPT UV[ Ã&#x201E;SLK ^P[OPU ZP_ TVU[OZ MYVT [OL KH[L VM Ã&#x201E;YZ[ W\ISPJH[PVU VY JSHPTZ UV[ Ã&#x201E;SLK within three months from the date of mailing or delivery of Notice to Creditor, whichever is later, shall be IHYYLK *SHPTZ TH` IL Ã&#x201E;SLK PU [OL VÉ&#x2030;JL VM [OL *SLYR VM *PYJ\P[ *V\Y[ H[ the McHenry County Government Center, 2200 North Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, Illinois, 60098, or with the representative, or both. *VWPLZ VM JSHPTZ Ã&#x201E;SLK ^P[O [OL *SLYR must be mailed or delivered to the representative and to his attorney ^P[OPU[LUKH`ZHM[LYP[OHZILLUÃ&#x201E;SLK /s/KATHERINE M KEEFE (Clerk of the Circuit Court) (Published in The Woodstock Independent February 7, 2018, February 14, 2018) L10450

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ASSUMED NAME Public Notice is hereby given that on February 1, 2018, An Assumed Name )\ZPULZZ *LY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[L ^HZ Ã&#x201E;SLK PU [OL 6É&#x2030;JLVM[OL*V\U[`*SLYRPU4J/LUY` County, IL under the following business name and address, and

setting forth the names and addresses of all persons owning, conducting and transacting business known as: ED PRIBYL AMERICAN FOLK ART located at 816 W FLORENCE ST MCHENRY IL 60051. Owner Name & Address: ED PRIBYL 816 W FLORENCE ST MCHENRY IL 60051. Dated: FEBRUARY 1, 2018 /s/ MARY E MCCLELLAN (County Clerk) (Published in The Woodstock Independent February 7, 2018, February 14, 2018) L10451

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ASSUMED NAME Public Notice is hereby given that on February 1, 2018, An Assumed Name )\ZPULZZ *LY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[L ^HZ Ã&#x201E;SLK PU [OL 6É&#x2030;JLVM[OL*V\U[`*SLYRPU4J/LUY` County, IL under the following business name and address, and setting forth the names and addresses of all persons owning, conducting and transacting business known as: OUTRASH located at 1509 MONROE ST LAKE IN THE HILLS IL 60156. Owner Name & Address: ABRAHAM CARBAJAL-ARELLANO 1509 MONROE ST LAKE IN THE HILLS IL 60156. Dated: FEBRUARY 1, 2018 /s/ MARY E MCCLELLAN (County Clerk) (Published in The Woodstock Independent February 7, 2018, February 14, 2018) L10452

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ASSUMED NAME Public Notice is hereby given that on February 1, 2018, An Assumed Name )\ZPULZZ *LY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[L ^HZ Ã&#x201E;SLK PU [OL 6É&#x2030;JLVM[OL*V\U[`*SLYRPU4J/LUY` County, IL under the following business name and address, and setting forth the names and addresses of all persons owning, conducting and transacting business known as: CRUZ AC LANDSCAPING located at 520 PARK ST WOODSTOCK IL 60098. Owner Name & Address: CESAR CRUZ 520 PARK ST WOODSTOCK IL 60098. Dated: FEBRUARY 1, 2018 /s/ MARY E MCCLELLAN (County Clerk) (Published in The Woodstock Independent February 7, 2018, February 14, 2018) L10453

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ASSUMED NAME Public Notice is hereby given that on January 31, 2018, An Assumed Name )\ZPULZZ *LY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[L ^HZ Ã&#x201E;SLK PU [OL 6É&#x2030;JLVM[OL*V\U[`*SLYRPU4J/LUY` County, IL under the following business name and address, and setting forth the names and addresses of all persons owning, conducting and transacting business known as: THE CAKE LADY OF SPRING GROVE located at 6708 CHILLEMS DR SPRING GROVE IL 60081. Owner Name & Address: JENNIFER MANIURKA 6708 CHILLEMS DR SPRING GROVE IL 60081. Dated: JANUARY 31, 2018 /s/ MARY E MCCLELLAN (County Clerk) (Published in The Woodstock Independent February 7, 2018, February 14, 2018) L10454

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ASSUMED NAME Public Notice is hereby given that on February 5, 2018, An Assumed

5HTL )\ZPULZZ *LY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[L ^HZ Ã&#x201E;SLK PU [OL 6É&#x2030;JL VM [OL *V\U[` Clerk in McHenry County, IL under the following business name and address, and setting forth the names and addresses of all persons owning, conducting and transacting business known as: ELEVATE GRACE located at 2105 ASPEN DRIVE, WOODSTOCK IL 60098. Owner Name & Address: IVY SAGRADO 2105 ASPEN DRIVE, WOODSTOCK IL 60098. Dated: FEBRUARY 5, 2018 /s/ MARY E MCCLELLAN (County Clerk) (Published in The Woodstock Independent February 14, 2018) L10455

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ASSUMED NAME Public Notice is hereby given that on February 6, 2018, An Assumed Name )\ZPULZZ *LY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[L ^HZ Ã&#x201E;SLK PU [OL 6É&#x2030;JLVM[OL*V\U[`*SLYRPU4J/LUY` County, IL under the following business name and address, and setting forth the names and addresses of all persons owning, conducting and transacting business known as: STREETHEART STORY located at 2941 BRAHMS LN - WOODSTOCK IL 60098. Owner Name & Address: LISA JACOBSEN 2941 BRAHMS LN WOODSTOCK IL 60098. Dated: FEBRUARY 6, 2018 /s/ MARY E MCCLELLAN (County Clerk) (Published in The Woodstock Independent February 14, 2018) L10456

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STATE OF ILLINOIS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTY-SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MCHENRY COUNTY-IN PROBATE Case No. 18PR000033 In the Matter of the Estate of JAMES BLAZIER Deceased CLAIM NOTICE Notice is given of the death of:: JAMES BLAZIER Of: HARVARD, IL 3L[[LYZ VM VÉ&#x2030;JL ^LYL PZZ\LK VU! 1/30/2018 to: Representative: CARLA SIPE 23301 GRAF RD HARVARD, IL 60033 Claims against the estate may be Ã&#x201E;SLK ^P[OPU ZP_ TVU[OZ MYVT [OL KH[L VM Ã&#x201E;YZ[ W\ISPJH[PVU  (U` JSHPT UV[ Ã&#x201E;SLK ^P[OPU ZP_ TVU[OZ MYVT [OL KH[L VM Ã&#x201E;YZ[ W\ISPJH[PVU VY JSHPTZ UV[ Ã&#x201E;SLK within three months from the date of mailing or delivery of Notice to Creditor, whichever is later, shall be IHYYLK *SHPTZ TH` IL Ã&#x201E;SLK PU [OL VÉ&#x2030;JL VM [OL *SLYR VM *PYJ\P[ *V\Y[ H[ the McHenry County Government Center, 2200 North Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, Illinois, 60098, or with the representative, or both. *VWPLZ VM JSHPTZ Ã&#x201E;SLK ^P[O [OL *SLYR must be mailed or delivered to the representative and to his attorney ^P[OPU[LUKH`ZHM[LYP[OHZILLUÃ&#x201E;SLK /s/KATHERINE M KEEFE (Clerk of the Circuit Court) (Published in The Woodstock Independent February 14, 2018) L10457

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STATE OF ILLINOIS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTY-SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MCHENRY COUNTY-IN PROBATE Case No. 18PR000032

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ASSUMED NAME Public Notice is hereby given that on January 25, 2018, An Assumed 5HTL )\ZPULZZ *LY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[L ^HZ Ã&#x201E;SLK PU [OL 6É&#x2030;JL VM [OL *V\U[` Clerk in McHenry County, IL under the following business name and address, and setting forth the names and addresses of all persons owning, conducting and transacting business known as: PETEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S PUMPKINS AND GRAIN FARM located at 14101 HEMMINGSEN ROAD, HUNTLEY IL 60142. Owner Name & Address: PETER J PALCZYNSKI AND LORRIE A PALCZYNSKI 9811 ABERDEEN LN., HUNTLEY IL 60142. Dated: JANUARY 25, 2018 /s/ MARY E MCCLELLAN (County Clerk) (Published in The Woodstock Independent January 31, 2018, February 7, 2018, February 14, 2018) L10444

of all persons owning, conducting and transacting business known as: M & A Acres located at 7102 Alden Rd, Harvard, IL 60033. Owner Name & Address: Mike & Annette Crouse, 7102 Alden Rd, Harvard, IL 60033. Dated: JANUARY 31, 2018 /s/ MARY E MCCLELLAN (County Clerk) (Published in The Woodstock Independent February 7, 2018, February 14, 2018) L10447

Feb. 14 - 20, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE

TO: Norman G. Schmid; Cornerstone National Bank & Trust Company; Occupants or persons in actual possession of real estate herein described; County Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois; and unknown Owners and Parties interested in said real estate. Tax Deed No 18TX010007 Filed: January 23, 2018 TAKE NOTICE County of McHenry Date Premises Sold: October 26, 2015 *LY[PÃ&#x201E;JH[L5V! Sold for General Taxes of (Year): 2014 Sold for Special Assessments of [Municipality & Special Assessments No.: (N/A), Warrant No.: (N/A), Installment No.: (N/A)] THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN SOLD FOR DELINQUENT TAXES Property Located At: 2204 BEACH DR, FOX RIVER GROVE, IL Legal Description or Property Permanent Index No.: 19-24-277-010 This notice is to advise you that the above property has been sold for delinquent taxes and that the period of redemption from the sale will expire on: June 27, 2018 The amount to redeem is subject to increase at 6 month intervals from the date of sale and may be further increased if the Purchaser at the Tax Sale or his Assignee pays any subsequently accruing taxes or Special Assessments to redeem the property from subsequent forfeitures or Tax Sales. Check with the County Clerk as to the exact amount you owe before redeeming. This notice is also to advise you that H WL[P[PVU OHZ ILLU Ã&#x201E;SLK MVY H ;H_ Deed which will transfer title and the right to possession of this property if redemption is not made on or before: June 27, 2018 This matter is set for hearing in the Circuit Court of McHenry County, Illinois, in the McHenry County Government Center, 2200 N Seminary Ave, Woodstock, Illinois 60098 on: July 17, 2018 at 1:30 P.M. in Room 103. You may be present at this hearing, but your right to redeem will already have expired at that time. YOU ARE URGED TO REDEEM IMMEDIATELY TO PREVENT LOSS OF PROPERTY Redemption can be made at any time on or before June 27, 2018 by applying to the County Clerk of McHenry County, 667 Ware Rd, Woodstock, Illinois. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT THE COUNTY CLERK ADDRESS: 667 Ware Rd, Woodstock, IL 60098

TELEPHONE: 815-334-4242 WEST TOWN BUYERS GROUP Purchaser or Assignee Dated: JANUARY 23, 2018 (Published in The Woodstock Independent January 31, 2018, February 7, 2018, February 14, 2018) L10443

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but your right to redeem will already have expired at that time. YOU ARE URGED TO REDEEM IMMEDIATELY TO PREVENT LOSS OF PROPERTY Redemption can be made at any time on or before June 27, 2018 by applying to the County Clerk of McHenry County, 667 Ware Rd, Woodstock, Illinois. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT THE COUNTY CLERK ADDRESS: 667 Ware Rd, Woodstock, IL 60098 TELEPHONE: 815-334-4242 BOGO LLC Purchaser or Assignee Dated: JANUARY 23, 2018 (Published in The Woodstock Independent January 31, 2018, February 7, 2018, February 14, 2018) L10442


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Feb. 14 - 20, 2018

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Sports

Grace Beattie, Swimmers recognized by City Council ISU, earns PR for the mile run By Kevin Lyons

WOODSTOCK SCHOOL DISTRICT 200

ere is very little nuance in track and ďŹ eld recruiting. A 6-foot high jump in high school is a 6-foot high jump in college, and a 5-minute mile is a 5-minute mile â&#x20AC;&#x201D; regardless of where itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s run. Get the athlete with the best number and convince them that, through years of focused improvement, the number gets better and better. at is the exact state of affairs for former Woodstock team captain Grace Beattie, who set a personal Paul Lambert record in the mile The College run against an elite ďŹ eld at Notre Report Dameâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Meyo Invitational Feb. 3. Beattie covered the mile at the indoor event in 4 minutes, 53.76 seconds, making her the ninth-fastest indoor miler in Illinois State history. Beattie also helped the Redbirds place sixth in the distance medley at the unscored event with a time of 11:53.15. Representing Woodstock at the Feb. 3 Pointer Invite, Judson Universityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Lacey Heaver ďŹ nished eighth in the 800-meter run. Marian Central Catholic graduate and Loyola distance runner Abigail Jones turned in a ninth-place ďŹ nish in the 3,000 at the Windy City Rumble Feb. 3, turning in a time of 10:54.29. Wisconsin-La Crosse posted a runner-up ďŹ nish at the Minnesota StateMankato Ted Nelson Classic Feb. 3, thanks in part to a bronze-medal ďŹ nish in the high jump from Woodstock graduate Matt Haynes. Haynes cleared 6 feet, 4 1/2 inches in the event and UW-La Crosse scored 106.5 points. Minnesota State took the team title at 152. Menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s basketball Woodstock graduate Damian Stoneking grabbed an amazing nine offensive rebounds Feb. 3 to help Cardinal Stritch defeat Trinity Christian Please see College, Page 29

Two swimmers from the Woodstock Co-op Swim Team were honored Feb. 6 by the Woodstock City Council for their life-saving actions when a fellow team member had a medical emergency in the pool during practice. Woodstock Deputy Mayor Mike Turner presented Woodstock North senior Jake Maher and Woodstock senior Dylan Wolf with a city proclamation in recognition of the Jan. 26 incident when they rescued Jameson Teuber, who had a seizure and sank to the bottom of the Woodstock North pool. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Jake Maher and Dylan Wolf immediately assessed the danger presented and selďŹ&#x201A;essly dove in to rescue their imperiled teammate, resulting in the best possible outcome for the unanticipated situation,â&#x20AC;? the proclamation read. â&#x20AC;&#x153;... Actions such as those demonstrated by Jake Maher and Dylan Wolf are to be applauded and celebrated by their coaches, Ian Shanahan and Adam Steinken; by their school principals, Darlea Livengood and Justin Smith; by their teammates, students, families and friends; and by the entire Woodstock community,â&#x20AC;? Turner stated from the proclamation. Teammates, family, school

INDEPENDENT PHOTO BY SUSAN W. MURRAY

From left, Woodstock co-op swim team members Jake Maher, Jameson Teuber and Dylan Wolf are pictured with Deputy Mayor Mike Turner. employees and friends came to witness the honor, including a grateful Jameson Teuber and his parents. North Athletic Director Brady Stromquist agreed that the boys, both co-captains on the Woodstock/Woodstock North co-op team, deserved to be commended. Stromquist said Teuber never lost consciousness and was breathing when Maher and Wolf pulled Teuber from the pool. Coach Ian Shanahan made certain that 911 was called immediately to assist Teuber.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Jake is a great kid whoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a captain and has been on the team for four years. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not surprised that these boys did all they could to help,â&#x20AC;? Stromquist said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;e parents of Jake Maher and Dylan Wolf are lucky indeed to have raised these ďŹ ne young men who showed exceptional leadership, courage, strength and responsibility, acting quickly and effectively to save a young life, the very deďŹ nition of the term â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Hero,â&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;? the proclamation stated.

Q Woodstock (6-18) lost to RichmondBurton 63-49 Feb. 6. Q Woodstock North (7-14) lost to Marengo 56-42 Feb. 6. The Thunder beat Harvard 77-65 Feb. 9.

representatives. Please send results to sports@thewoodstockindependent.com.

SCOREBOARD GIRLS BASKETBALL Q Marian varsity (17-3) beat Johnsburg in overtime 61-60 Feb. 6. The Lady â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Canes lost to Carmel Feb. 7, 51-40. The Marian sophVTVYL[LHTĂ&#x201E;UPZOLK[OLZLHZVU;OL 4HYPHUMYLZOTLUĂ&#x201E;UPZOLK Q Woodstock varsity (9-17) lost to Burlington Central 67-26 Feb. 6. Woodstock had a 70-43 loss to Marengo Feb. 8. The WoodZ[VJR 1= Ă&#x201E;UPZOLK [OL ZLHZVU  ;OL MYLZOTHU:[YLHRZĂ&#x201E;UPZOLK[OLZLHZVU  Q Woodstock North varsity (5-22) lost to Burlington Central 63-38 Feb. 8.

BOYS BASKETBALL Q Marian (9-16) beat Harvest Christian 47-43 Feb. 10.

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Jason Sanchez gives his daughter Addison a ride down the hill at Emricson Park during a snow day Feb. 9.

Hockey Woodstock graduate Sierra Meiners had a goal and an assist for Finlandia Feb. 3 during a 5-2 loss to Scholastica. e loss left Finlandia at 4-16-1 overall and 3-7-1 in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association.

INDEPENDENT PHOTO BY KEN FARVER

Swimming Western Illinois sprinter and Woodstock graduate Alli Dewane placed second in the 50 freestyle Feb. 2 during a dual meet against Iowa. DeWane touched the wall in 26.24, and WIU lost the dual 128-65.. Paul Lambert covers the college careers of Woodstock-area athletes.

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Hayden Williams, Emma Cook, Natalie Jackowiak and Abby Pagnotta enjoy sledding in their own backyard.

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The sledding hill at Emricson Park sees some action Feb. 9. A snowstorm caused schools to close and many sporting events to be cancelled and rescheduled, including the Woodstock High School Hall of Fame induction that was moved to Friday, Feb. 23.

Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s basketball Former Woodstock North standout Haley Ahr had four points and three rebounds for McKendree during a 73-61 loss to Lewis Feb. 3. e loss drops the Bearcats to 9-11 overall and 5-8 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Monmouth College got three points, two rebounds and two assists from Woodstock graduate Jeni Crain Feb. 5 during a 70-63 loss to Eureka. e loss drops the Fighting Scots to 7-15 overall and 5-7 in Midwest Conference play.

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76-66. Stoneking led the Wolves with 15 rebounds and two blocks, adding eight points. Cardinal Stritch is now 15-12 overall and 10-7 in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference. Marian Central Catholic graduate Adam Pischke hit half of his attempts from 3-point range Feb. 8, ďŹ nishing with 22 points and seven assists during an 83-81 loss to Maryville. e loss drops the Flyers to 11-13 overall and 6-8 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.

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Thunder, ’Canes and Streaks grapplers head to state Marian tops the list with 6 qualifiers By Meg Ivers THE INDEPENDENT

Ten area wrestlers qualified for the IHSA Class 2A State Tournament Feb. 10 after placing in the top four of their respective weight classes at the Grayslake Central Sectional. Woodstock High School Woodstock senior Javier Villalobos (285 lbs.) and junior Aidan Jacobs (195 lbs.), the Blue Streaks only sectional qualifiers, both qualified for state with second- and fourth-place finishes, respectively. Villalobos (33-3) grabbed a runner-up finish after falling to Notre Dame’s Gabe Fitzpatrick. Jacobs, who improved his record to 9-3 after a late start to the season, lost a close match in the finals with a 3-1 decision to Grayslake North senior Angel Flores. Marian Central Catholic High School

e Marian Central Hurricanes qualified six individuals for the state tournament. Senior Anthony Randazzo (132 lbs., 36-5) and freshman Dylan Connell (152 lbs., 42-2) both earned sectional titles to lead the Hurricanes. Randazzo won in a 6-1 decision over Wauconda’s Delon Kanari while Connell secured a 6-0 decision over Prairie Ridge junior Drake Regenhardt. Senior Luke Silva (40-2) grabbed the runner-up spot in the 160-lb. weight class as did sophomore Jack Harman (27-10) in the 106-lb. weight class. Sophomore Dan Valeria (126lbs., 40-5) placed third, and freshman Bryce Shelton (120 lbs., 35-8) placed fourth. Woodstock North High School Woodstock North senior Nicco Mazzanti (145 lbs., 40-10) was one of two North qualifiers. Mazzanti placed fourth after losing a 5-2 decision to Antioch’s Jakie Sistrunk. Sophomore Carter Miller (106 lbs., 29-8) placed third with a 6-4 win in overtime. State qualifiers will compete in

the IHSA State Finals Feb. 15 to 16 in Champaign. Marian Central is set to compete in dual-team sectional competition at the Fenton Sectional at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20.

e Hurricanes will face off against the Notre Dame Dons for a chance to compete in the state quarterfinals Feb. 24 against the winner of the LaSalle Peru Sectional.

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Carter Miller (106 pounds) wrestles his way to state, placing third.

WNHS HOSTS DANCE CLINIC

PHOTO BY KEN FARVER

Woodstock North High School hosted a dance clinic Feb. 6. Thunder dance team members Amber Ballou and Adrianna Chorney, from left, work with Cate Bigler, Holly Pitz, Mia Cruz, Raegyn Pope and Mackenzie Stock. At right, Mackenzie and Raegyn work on their footwork.


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MARIAN ATHLETES SIGN LETTERS OF INTENT

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SPORTS INDEPENDENT PHOTO BY KEN FARVER

Six Marian Central student-athletes signed their letters of intent to play collegiate sports Feb. 7. Pictured, from left, are: Matt Darbro (soccer), Carthage College; Sam Limbaugh (football), Carthage; Blake Peterson (football), Clarke University; Kate Messino (volleyball), Dubuque; Eve Meintz (track and soccer), Benedictine University; and Patrick Brunken (football), Benedictine.

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RACHAEL STIEG BOWLING

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Woodstock North High School junior Derek Clavey dribbles past Marengo forward Carter Coalson during a varsity game Feb. 6. Marengo defeated WNHS 56-42.

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