“I was motivated to bring my kids here because I wanted my kids to be safe and secure in the future in case they’re in contact with other people,” one McHenry County dad said. “At least I know that they’re safe because of the vaccine.”
An additional three deaths from COVID-19 were reported Wednesday by the McHenry County Department of Health even as hospitalization rates locally continue to improve.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Kristy Jones’ work as a bedside nurse typically involved patients who were relatively stable. Now, her floor assists patients in need of oxygen and care as they battle COVID-19.
An appellate court ruling isn’t changing how many McHenry County school districts are approaching their policies around masks and other COVID-19 mitigations.
A burglary Wednesday morning resulted in around $5,000 in damages to a Walgreens store in Cary and the theft of multiple items estimated to be valued around $2,000, Cary police said.
Five more COVID-19 were reported by the McHenry County Department of Health on Wednesday even as hospitalizations continue to drop across McHenry and Lake counties.
United Way of Greater McHenry County hired former Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce President Mary Margaret Maule as program manager for its new Ride United Last Mile Delivery initiative.
Kids in Need of McHenry County brought the Second Bridge nonprofit under its umbrella this month with the hiring of its founder, Alicia Wehby, officials said.
A home delivery program from United Way of Greater McHenry County will be bring food and essential items to children in need – and eventually to seniors and those with health issues, in food deserts and affected economically by COVID-19.
“Every day is different,” Jenny Fraley said. “I just love how it’s constantly new experiences, new places, new people, wildlife. It’s just – it hits all the marks for us.”
One public safety iniativie being pursue by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is a police-social worker program, McHenry County Board Chairman Buehler said in his State of the County address Thursday.
About 3,000 Woodstock School District 200 students across 12 schools received free internet and mobile hotspots in an effort to bridge the technology gap for students, district officials said.
A marijuana infuser facility will be coming to McHenry after the proposal received the necessary approval in an unanimous vote by the McHenry City Council Monday night.
After 22 years with Downtown Crystal Lake, Executive Director Diana Kenney is set to retire April 22, which its board hopes in an opportunity to bring in fresh new faces, ideas and traditions.
A travel oasis at the intersection of Routes 47 and 176 is moving forward, Lakewood Village President David Stavropoulos during a state of the community address Friday.