Friday, June 1, 2012
High school recognizing young men and women who've enlisted and will be joining the military after graduation.
Daniel Diaz de Leon walked down Huntley’s Main Street in sync with his fellow U.S. Marine Corp recruits at the village’s Memorial Day parade. Diaz de Leon is one of seven of Huntley High School’s class of 2012 who are entering the Marine Corps after graduation. The group marched with Sun City Marines and Marine recruiter Sgt. Lawrence Prete. “When we were marching, I heard one of them say this is one of the proudest moments of their lives,” said Prete, whose assignment includes visiting Huntley High School monthly. He works out of the Carpentersville recruiting office. There are 15 Huntley High School students from the Class of 2012 heading off to the military who will be recognized at Saturday’s graduation. The number of Huntley High …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Domestic violence experts to speak at Sun City on Tuesday, June 5.
Michelle Mathieu’s beating death had a profound effect on the Sun City Huntley community, inspiring her neighbors to take a stand against domestic violence. “There were a lot of people really shaken about it,” Catherine Portera said of the Mathieu murder. Mathieu was found beaten March 18 in the bedroom of the Rock Springs Lane home she rented with her boyfriend, Robert Signorile. She died March 24. Signorile is being held in the McHenry County Jail, charged with her murder. Sun City’s Neighborhood Advisory Council/Neighbors Helping Neighbors decided to hold a presentation on domestic violence from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, for Sun City residents, Portera said. Speakers from Turning Point of McHenry County and the Huntley Police …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
It's the last week of school for Huntley High School. The senior class graduates Saturday, June 1. Huntley High students put together this fun lip dub video to show their school spirit and posted it to the Huntley Voice's YouTube channel last week. Enjoy!
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Huntley parade draws hundreds of people to Main Street for parade, Memorial Day ceremony Monday.
Master of ceremonies proud to see crowds.
American Legion Post 673 Adjunct Herb Glissendorf has been the master of ceremonies of the organization’s Memorial Day ceremony for more than 20 years. As he looked around the downtown square Monday, he said he was proud to see Huntley residents come out for the Memorial Day parade and ceremony. “It’s exceptional here in Huntley,” he said of the turnout. Glissendorf was one of the dignitaries who spoke during a ceremony after the Memorial Day parade. The ceremony included a color guard, the Huntley High School marching band and the laying of a memorial wreath. “Memorial Day is not about picnics and parades. There is nothing wrong with celebrating with picnics and parades — it’s an American way of life,” Glissendorf said from the podium set…
Monday, May 28, 2012
Summer filled with family fun.
District 158's summer vacation starts next week and so do the special events that are sure to draw families to Huntley. Mark your calendars for these special events this month: June 1 Cop on Top at Dunkin Donuts for Special Olympics Illinois June 2 Craft Fair at the Huntley Farmers Market June 3 Huntley Youth Sports Organization's Run Thru the Sun June 8 Dive into Movie Night at Stingray Bay June 9 12th Annual Classic, Hot Rod & Collectors Car Show for Special Olympics Illinois at Tom Peck Ford of Huntley June 14 Flag Day Ceremony - Huntley American Legion June 15 Relay for Life - Huntley Rec Center sponsored by the American Cancer Society June 24 Centegra Healthbridge 5K Run