Friday, May 25, 2012
Police release reports for the week of May 14 through May 20.
Friday, May 25, 2012
Officers arrested an 18-year-old Hampshire man after an incident at Huntley High School, 13719 Harmony Road, police said. Terrell A. Watson Jr., of 2641 Fallbrook Drive, was charged with battery, mob action and disorderly conduct in the May 16 incident, reports stated. A 17-year-old juvenile male, also from Hampshire, also was arrested on charges of battery and mob action, police said. Watson posted bond and was released with a July 6 court date, while the juvenile was released into the custody of his mother and referred to McHenry County juvenile court. Police did not release further details. In other reports:
Temperatures could reach as high as 90 degrees over this Memorial Day weekend.
Huntley Park District's Stingray Bay is opening this weekend. The pool, located at 12219 Lois Lane, will be open from 12 -6 p.m. Saturday through Monday. Perfect timing, as temperatures could reach as high as 90 degrees on Sunday and 85 on Memorial Day. The National Weather Service has an updated forecast for the coming days. Here are some area swimming pools, beaches and recreational facilities that will be opening soon: Lions Armstrong Memorial Pool, 599 Longwood Drive in Algonquin, will open on Saturday, May 26 for the summer season. The facility features a 1-meter spring diving board, lap pool, interactive splash pad area, concession stand, and pool deck complete with chaise lounges. Open swim hours will be from 12 to 6 p.m. …
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Huntley police launch effort to alert motorists and pedestrians to be careful at Haligus Road and Scott Drive where a car struck a 12-year-old.
The Southwind mom of two never knew how bad traffic at Haligus Road and Scott Drive could be in the morning, as school buses and Marlowe Middle School students converge on the campus. Michelle learned just how dangerous it is one spring morning when she received a call from Marlowe staff telling her that her 12-year-old son, Nick, had been in an accident. Nick’s accident helped spur parents, police and school officials to come together to make the intersection safer. Thursday, Huntley police will launch a public awareness campaign to remind motorist and pedestrians to be careful. “My hope would be they make it safer to be there,” said Michelle, who asked her family’s last name not be used. Terrible Accident Nick was walking to school, as …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
A 12-year-old was seriously injured last month when a car struck him as he walked across Haligus Road onto the Marlowe Middle School campus.
Huntley police are launching a campaign to improve safety at the intersection at Haligus Road and Scott Drive. Police will be at the intersection this week, passing out information to motorists and reminding them to drive cautiously. A 12-year-old Marlowe Middle School student was seriously injured last month when a car struck him as he walked across Haligus Road onto the school campus. The boy is recovering from his injuries. The accident came months after a group of parents appeared at a Village Board meeting asking Huntley do something to make the intersection safer. Village Manager Dave Johnson said the village reduced the 35 speed limit to a 20 mph school zone and placed eight traffic signs in the area last fall. A flashing sign also …
The sewing machine manufacturer was featured on the show recently. It makes the "First Quality" sewing machines.
Union Special is one of the businesses featured in Spotlight On: Huntley Business, a new publication that profiles local businesses. The company was also featured in the World's Greatest television show. The publication, which started earlier this year, features Haiges Machinery, Snap Fitness, Rohrer Corporation, Bowl-Hi Lanes and Heritage Woods. Residents can subscribe to on the village's website.
Monday, May 21, 2012
Increasing size of graduation classes means school needs more space for ceremony.
Huntley High School’s class of 2012 is ushering in a new era. becoming the first class to have its graduation ceremony at the Sears Centre Arena. The school’s graduation has been held at the Huntley High east gym for decades, but it simply isn’t big enough anymore to hold all the graduates. This year’s graduation is at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at the Sears Centre Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates. “It’s very exciting,” Miller said. While some people who’ve seen generations of their family graduate from the high school gym may feel nostalgic, the fact is the school is “out of room,” she said. Huntley High is graduating about 540 seniors this year, said Karen Miller, senior class sponsor. The class of 2012 is the largest …