Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Gourley was killed in a shooting that occurred in the 600 block of College Avenue in Rockford early Saturday, according to the Rockford Register Star.
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 22 Private funeral services will be held at a later date for a 22-year-old Rockford woman who grew up in the Algonquin and Lake in the Hills area and was killed in a shooting in Rockford this past weekend, according to her obituary. A fulll obituary for Kathleen M. Gourley, 22, is posted on the Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Crematory website. ----------- ORIGINIAL ARTICLE: A 22-year-old Rockford woman — who grew up in the Algonquin and Lake in the Hills area — was gunned down early Saturday after trying to break up a fight between four girls when a man "got involved and shot her," family members told the Rockford Register Star. Katelynn Gourley was out in Rockford for a "girls weekend out" when the shooting occurred …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Burton L. Showers, aka “Sarge”, was presented with a Quilt of Valor by seven of his former students at PHS, along with the Gazebo Quilters of Huntley who created the masterpiece.
A former Palatine High School History teacher and D211 administrator received an honorable surprise honor on Monday, May 6, from several of his former students from the PHS Class of 1957, and the Gazebo Quilters of Huntley. Burton L. Showers, 87, of Palatine, fondly known as “Sarge”, was presented with a 'Quilt of Valor' at Emmett’s Ale House, 110 N. Brockway St., during what he thought was a lunch gathering with seven students he taught U.S. History to at Palatine High School. “It’s a great thing, I was very surprised – this is something special,” Showers said. The Quilts of Valor organization has been a national grassroots community service effort since 2003. Quilters from all over the country craft Quilts of Valor, with the goal of …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Village leaders oppose plans for a continuous flow intersection at Randall and Algonquin roads.
Monday, April 29
Lake in the Hills Village Board members were not pleased when the McHenry County Board's Transportation Committee added a last-minute agenda item for its meeting last Wendesday. The item called for bids for a continuous flow intersection at Algonquin and Randall roads, the First Electric Newspaper reports. The last-minute agenda item called for Phase II design proposals to rebuild the clogged Randall-Algonquin roads intersection to improve traffic flow, FEN reports. LITH leaders oppose the continuous flow intersection proposal as they fear it could hurt local businesses.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Are you hoping to catch a movie this weekend? Check times here.
If you're looking for a night out this weekend, the movie theater is always a good option. Check out the Moviefone tool above to find local times of showings. Here is a list of local theaters: What movie are you planning to see this weekend?
Monday, April 22, 2013
A rollover accident at the busy intersection slowed traffic Monday evening.
Three people were sent to the hospital in stable condition following a crash at Algonquin and Randall roads about 5 p.m. Monday, according to the Daily Herald. The accident happened when a Mercedes-Benz collided with a Saturn sports utility vehicle at the busy intersection, causing the SUV to roll over, according to witnesses from the scene. The above information was updated at 7:30 a.m. April 23, 2013 ------------------- Originial article updated at 5:45 p.m. on Monday, April 22 If you're making the evening commute home to the Lake in the Hills and Crystal Lake area, you may want to select an alternative route to Randall Road. An emergency dispatch issued at about 5:30 p.m. reports a rollover accident at the busy Randall- Algonquin roads…
Monday, April 15, 2013
AMC Lake in the Hills 12, 311 N. Randall Road, is undergoing several renovations, which will include the addition of a small lobby bar.
A bar area, new reclining seats and more aisle space for movie-goers are a few of the major upgrades underway at the Lake in the Hills movie theater. The Lake in the Hills Village Board on Thursday approved a liquor license for the AMC Theatre at 311 N. Randall Road in Lake in the Hills, which will allow the theater to move forward with plans to add a small lobby bar, according to the LITH weekly resident newsletter. The addition of the bar will allow those over the age of 21 years old to purchase alcoholic beverages before and after the movie and also bring those drinks into the movie theaters, according to village documents. The bar concept, MacGuffins, is used by other AMC theaters throughout the country, according to AMC’s website. …
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Local treasures are just a click away! Here are a few offerings from Crystal Lake, Cary, Algonquin, Lake in the Hills and Huntley.
Craigslist's online classified is easy to use, localized and discreet. Whether you're looking for collectibles, household goods, toys or tools, there's a good chance you can find it on Craiglist for cheap. In today's feature, we highlight some of the unique items that appear on the website from around McHenry County.
Friday, April 5, 2013
The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. Friday.
Help Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Patch reach 1,300 followers Lake in the Hills Police responded to a one-vehicle accident at the Woods Creek Apartments, near Village Creek Drive and Acorn Lane, Friday afternoon. It appeared the vehicle ran into a power box in the yard by the apartments. Emergency personnel and police were on the scene around 3:30 p.m. The vehicle was towed from the location. Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Patch will update with more information once it becomes available.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Stephanie Chiakas, a junior at Crystal Lake South High School, was found dead in a Crystal Lake home on March 10.
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Saturday, March 30
Crystal Lake Police have issued an arrest warrant for Elias Ramos-Ortiz, 17, of Crystal Lake, for one felony count of possession of heroin relating to the death of 17-year-old Stephanie Chiakas, the Northwest Herald reports. Chiakas, of Lake in the Hills, was found dead on March 10 in Ramos-Ortiz's home at 604 Grand Canyon Circle in Crystal Lake. Ramos-Ortiz's was found in possession of heroin during the course of the investigation, the Northwest Herald reports. An arrest warrant also has been issued for Brett Jurgens, 25, of Crystal Lake, for a misdemeanor count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, police said. Jurgens is accused of supplying Ramos-Ortiz and Chiakas with alcohol on the day of her death, police said. Related …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Bryant Smith of Lake in the Hills faces an aggravated stalking charge.
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Monday, March 4
A 47-year-old Lake in the Hills man faces an aggravated stalking charge for accusations he stalked or harassed a former girlfriend, according to the Daily Herald. A Cook County Judge ordered a $200,000 bond for Bryant Smith, who lives in the 0 to 100 lock of Woodland Road in Lake in the Hills, who had been in custody since December for violating an order of protection, according to the article.