Daily Roundup: Library To Reopen After Expansion | Sex Assault

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ALGONQUIN AND LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL — Good afternoon and happy Monday. Welcome to your Patch.com daily roundup where we aim to give you all the information you need to help keep you in the loop on local news.

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First, tomorrow's weather:

Sunny, but frigid. High: 9 Low: -11.

Here are the top stories in Algonquin-Lake In The Hills from recent days:

  1. 'A world of difference': Newly expanded Huntley Library to reopen Feb. 7 (Chicago Daily Herald)

  2. Des Plaines Man Charged In Hampshire Sex Assault (Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Patch)

  3. Why did former Fox Lake administrator resign? Gliniewicz lawyers to hold hearing Monday to find out (Daily Herald)

  4. Home Uninhabitable Following Weekend Fire (Crystal Lake-Cary Patch)

  5. Deadline nears to apply for Community Support Grants in Kane County (Chicago Daily Herald)

  6. Palatine Park District Hosts Job Fair Feb. 21 At Community Center (Journal & Topics Newspapers Online)

  7. Latest Job Openings In And Around Algonquin-Lake In The Hills (Algonquin-Lake In The Hills Patch)

  8. Huntley School District Will Get 4 Electric School Buses – Kane County Connects (kanecountyconnects.com)

  9. 2 years ago, Illinois' first COVID-19 case was diagnosed. 2.8 million (and counting) followed. (Daily Herald)

  10. The Woodstock Independent's Student of the Week – Amanda Hintz (Woodstock Independent)

  11. Residents escape without injury after fire engulfs house in Woodstock, leaving it a 'complete loss' (Lake and McHenry County Scanner)

  12. COVID-19 UPDATE: KANE HITS 1000 DEATHS; 6054 in Illinois Hospitals; Omicron Should Peak in U.S. By Mid February (kanecountyconnects.com)

  13. 5 New Properties For Sale In The Algonquin-Lake In The Hills Area (Algonquin-Lake In The Hills Patch)

  14. Algonquin-Lake In The Hills Area High School Games: This Week In Preps (Algonquin-Lake In The Hills Patch)

  15. Andretti proposal gets Schaumburg entertainment district off to racing start (Daily Herald)

  16. Waukegan man charged with fleeing scene after crashing into parked cars in Wauconda (Lake and McHenry County Scanner)

  17. Coroner's Office Identifies Man Killed in Hampshire Industrial Explosion (kanecountyconnects.com)

  18. Village Of Lake In The Hills: Snowy Day Storytime With Algonquin Area Public Library District (Press Release Desk)

  19. McHenry High School grad Grace Markovitz named first runner-up in Miss Illinois County Fair (Chicago Daily Herald)

  20. Former employee who stole over $20,000 from Woodstock church charity fund sentenced to 2 months in jail (Lake and McHenry County Scanner)

  21. 1 Killed, 1 Seriously Injured In Hampshire Manufacturing Blast (Algonquin-Lake In The Hills Patch)

  22. Algonquin-Lake In The Hills Housing Market: Sale Prices By ZIP Code (Algonquin-Lake In The Hills Patch)

Today in Algonquin-Lake In The Hills:

  • Board of Education Meeting - Harry D Jacobs High School (6:30 PM)

  • Board of Education Meeting - Cusd 300 (6:30 PM)

  • CMS Winter Band Concert - Cusd 300 (7:00 PM)

From my notebook:

  • McHenry County Animal Control & Adoption Center: "We take care of all kinds of animals here, not just cats & dogs. And today, we’d like to introduce you to our adoptable pig, Onyx. Onyx arrived at Animal Control as a stray after wandering into a pasture that wasn’t his. He wasn’t claime..." (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office: "🎉 A BRAND NEW WEBSITE FOR THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE! 🎉 We are excited to officially launch our new website for the Sheriff's Office! 👉 https://www.mchenrysheriff.org 👈 With our new site you will find: ✅ Online applications for Patrol and ..." (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Conservation District: "🦃Earlier this week, Ranger Josh Crittenden had this gaggle of turkeys cross his path at Stickney Run Conservation Area. 🤔How many do you count?" (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Animal Control & Adoption Center: "In case you missed our last post… we have ✨kittens✨ We’d like to introduce you to our newest adoptable kitten, Ashton. This 14 week old cutie is playful & sweet and ready for a forever home! Send in your app here to scoop him up👉 https:..." (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Conservation District: "🐿Today is National Squirrel Appreciation Day! These precocious backyard critters help connect us to wildlife. Let's see photos of your favorite squirrels!" (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Historical Society: "A large crowd attended the flag raising ceremonies and official dedication of the new Spring Grove Post Office in 1962. Originally constructed as the Spring Grove State Bank in the early 1920s, this building still stands at 1927 Main Str..." (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Conservation District: "❄️"Kindness is like snow. It beautifies everything it covers." -Kahlil Gibran 📷Photo of snowy Coral Woods by Keith D. Leman️" (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Historical Society: "Interior of Kunke’s Blacksmith Shop, Huntley, circa 1905. Pictured are Max Kunke (left) and Louie Badenhoff. This blacksmith shop was located off the square on East Main St. The building was built in 1882 and was used for many years as a..." (Facebook)

  • Huntley Community School District 158: "Last night our Academic Spotlight featured the 5th grade band and orchestra programs at Leggee Elementary School, Conley Elementary School & Hannah Martin Elementary School, and we can all agree that our band and orchestra students ROCK!..." (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Animal Control & Adoption Center: "Some pets seem to have the worst luck… Vance, one of our longest residents, was finally adopted and now has been returned (through no fault of his own). We love Vance and said we’d miss him, but that didn’t mean we wanted him back! Vance..." (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Fair: "We are so excited to have The 64 Farm Toy Store coming back to the fair in 2022!!! #mcfa #toytractor #morethanjustacountyfair #mchenrycountyfair" (Facebook)

  • Algonquin Argonauts: "Congratulations to Dundee Crown High School Co-Ed cheer on their 2nd place finish 🥈 at the Fremd Cheer Snowdown! Special shout out to Argo Cheer Alumn and Junior Coach Alice Grzynkowicz, great job and we can’t wait to see how you all do..." (Facebook)

  • Village of Algonquin, Illinois: "Congratulations to Sgt. Sowizrol on his graduation from the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety School of #Police Staff and Command! This was a 10 week police management and leadership program that focuses on a range of crit..." (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Animal Control & Adoption Center: "Good news Friday: This little cutie was transferred to a foster home through Leia's Hope Canine Rescue 🎉 Olivia’s story with us started when her owner passed away and no one else could care for her. When she arrived at our shelter, she ..." (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Conservation District: "❄️Now that we have snow, how will you enjoy it? 👟Rent snowshoes at Glacial Park (learn more at MCCD.me/Winter 🎿Cross country ski our groomed trails across the county (check MCCD.me/Status for trail conditions. 🛷Bring your sled and enj..." (Facebook)

  • Algonquin Argonauts: "Just when you think we can’t get any better, we do! Something new and exciting is coming! Keep and eye out for more news!" (Facebook)

  • Algonquin Area Youth Organization (AAYO): "SPRING IN-HOUSE YOUTH BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN, REGISTER NOW! https://aayo.sportngin.com/reg... The Algonquin Area Youth Organization (AAYO)..." (Facebook)

  • The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: "On this cold, sunny Sunday morning we had a large crew show up to haul and stack stumps and branches at the habitat restoration workday at Sternes' Fen. Thanks so much to all these volunteers for their hard work!" (Facebook)

  • Algonquin Argonauts: "📰🚨 BIG NEWS 🚨📰 The Argos are expanding!! Not only do we have Nationally ranked cheer teams, but we are now offering Poms teams!! ☑️ YCADA and Pop Warner trained coaches ☑️ High School Varsity Dance Team junior coaches ☑️ Travel and n..." (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Fair: "✨Meet Our Exhibitors✨ Meredith Ziller “Past 4-H exhibitor from Cross County Farmers. Showed dairy, beef, and swine. There's a lot of things that hold a special place in my heart about the fair. The lessons learned, the friendships made a..." (Facebook)

  • Lake in the Hills/Algonquin Jr. Eagles Youth Football: "Congratulations Kyle on your first college offer!! We are so proud of you!! 🦅🏈🦅 https://twitter.com/kyle_koziel75/status/1484317643754512388?s=21" (Facebook)

  • Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Woodstock: "Moving? Packing? Storing? Several Approx 2’x4’ pieces of bubble wrap, FREE!!!! Help save the environment and keep it out of the landfill!" (Facebook)

  • The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: "A small but determined group made good progress yesterday clearing invasives under the direction of Jacob Karkowski at our Dean St. property! A big thank you to these volunteers! If you would like to help, the workdays are held on the 4t..." (Facebook)

  • Village of Algonquin, Illinois: "A #Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the #Algonquin area on Monday from 3AM to Noon. Total snowfall of 2 to 3 inches expected. Please allow extra time on your morning commute. 🌨" (Facebook)

  • Naturally McHenry County, Illinois: "We are SO excited to announce that the 2022 Naturally McHenry County INSIDER Guide has officially arrived! Click the link below to view it digitally or request your own copy. We will be delivering them to local McHenry County businesses ..." (Facebook)

  • Village of Lake in the Hills: "Hey there, folks! ❄️ Since we may see snow over the next few days, let's go over some snow shoveling tips! Our Public Works crews go out during and after every snowfall to salt and plow our streets to ensure safe travel. 🚗 One of the mo..." (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Fair: "✨Meet Our Exhibitors✨ John Henning “I am a past exhibitor and current assistant in the swine barn. I was a member of the Cross County Farmers for 12 years. I enjoyed showing pigs every year at the fair. My favorite part of the fair is he..." (Facebook)

  • Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Woodstock: "Did you know your local #HabitatReStore will pick up furniture you want to donate? ReStores make it easy to donate, and easy to help local families build strength and stability through safe and affordable shelter. #ReStoreChicagoland" (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Fair: "This CRACKED us up! 🤣 Enjoy a good laugh on this snowy Monday 🥚❄️⛄️ #mcfa #mchenrycountyfair #morethanjustacountyfair" (Facebook)

  • McHenry County Fair: "Come help us spread some love! 💕 https://facebook.com/events/s/valentines-day-craft-night-for/998997760995478/" (Facebook)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Millbrook Dr/County Line Rd: "🚨LAST CALL🚨 - I’m selling 2 tickets (children under 2 are free) to Disney On Ice, Mickey’s Search Party. The show is tomorrow January 21st, at 10:30am. Private message me for more details!" (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Haegers Bend: "RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICIAN - Hello! I am a commercial electrician who has several years experience in the residential field and I actively look for side work. If you have any renovations or other electrical work that needs to be done, feel ..." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Boulder Ridge: "Butera - Just wanted to give a shout-out to Butera at Algonquin and Randall for exceptional service today. I am disabled. One of the cart retrievers went inside and brought me out a scooter to my car. Later, the checker closed the regist..." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Prestwick-Terrace / Cove: "MISSING. - Still think about my sweet dog everyday. She’s been missing since December 11th. I know it’s a such a long shot at this point but my heart hurts especially today, and I thought I would share her face again. Please contact me i..." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, East Side Algonquin: "Hi everyone! - Hope you're having a great morning. I am a digital marketer and part of what I do is educate small business owners and entrepreneurs about social media and how to make it work for them. If you have any questions about ..." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Cary Rd: "Is there any one on Cary Algonquin rd or Blackhawk tr area that is missing a black and white or grey long haired cat? - He is in my yard at night and I feel really bad it’s so cold." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Algonquin: "#sonsturning21 - Help I need ideas of where to go for my sons 21 birthday on Sunday. He wants to go to a place that serves fun drinks and I’m so old I can’t think of anyplace that serves a fish bowl type of drink Please help a mom out" (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, East Side Algonquin: "TGIF neighbors! - We live in Algonquin on the east side and hoping to get some input from neighbors that may have high definition antennas and how well certain ones work and what channels you can get out here. We are hoping to cut the c..." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, East Side Algonquin: "Voting is open. - Who is the winner?" (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Willoughby Farms Estates: "Just saw this on Neighbors: - https://neighbors.ring.com/n/Zgrv6Xvt4O" (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Arbor Hills: "I finally "cut the cord" with Comcast Xfinity. - I still have their internet service so I am now look ideas on how to watch local programming and live sports. Antenna? Streaming services?" (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Willoughby Farms: "Looking for recommendations near Algonquin for rapid COVID testing for a flight. - We are required to test 1 day before our flight which is on Friday. Thanks in advance!" (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Boulder Ridge: "House hounting question. - Does Lakes of Boulder Ridge have access to amenities like the pool/tennis courts in Boulder Ridge?" (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Stonegate Road: "Is this your cat? - Showed up today." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, East Side Algonquin: "Hello neighbors, stay safe out there today! - I am in need of some recommendations for a dog walker on the east side of Algonquin. Actually I’m just looking for someone to bring out my dog for a very short walk or even let him out in the..." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Algonquin: ""HELPING CATS NEAR YOU" -- Free Zoom workshop on Sunday, Jan 23rd 4-6 PM. - Password is: feralcats. If you are feeding cats, seeing cats in your neighborhood or just want to learn more about Trap, Neuter, Return (TNR), please join us! ht..." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Hidden Valley: "Comcast did a network fix on Tuesday and since then we have had internet issues. - Keeps going out. Anyone else experiencing this?" (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Stonegate Road: "Hi, looking for a cleaning lady for our townhome. - Any recommendations in our local area, thank you I'm advance." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Manchester Lakes Estates: "Anyone live in Manchester Lakes duplex section and know why they haven’t plowed or shoveled yet? - Why am I paying an HOA fee??" (Nextdoor)

  • Assistant Village Manager Michael Kumbera, Village of Algonquin: "Winter Weather Advisory: January 24 - Another round of snow will move across our area tomorrow including during the morning commute. The snow will be heavier and more dense than what fell today with amounts of 2-3" especially in the red..." (Nextdoor)

  • Tracy Lebo, Neighbor: "I went to work at 5am today. Roads were terrible. Did not see a single snow plow on Algonquin Rd. Actually, I did not see a single snow plow from 62 to 25 to I90 to O’hare. I’ve contacted DOT. I recommend you do as well if you have the s..." (Patch)

  • Zach Bellizzi, Neighbor: "Hello everyone on Patch, introducing myself! My name is Zach Bellizzi and I’m a realtor in the area. If you know of anyone looking to make a move in real estate I would love the opportunity 🏠(224) 600-0030" (Patch)

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