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Woman cited after Cary crash

CARY – One woman was issued a citation after a two-vehicle crash in Cary, police said.The crash occurred about 3 p.m. Thursday at Cary-Algon ...
Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:15 am

Bootcamp at Edge Fitness in Cary benefits St. Jude

CARY – Edge Fitness and Performance hosts its monthly “Bootcamp for a Cause” on Saturday with proceeds this month going toward a program at ...
Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:18 am

Cary man flown from scene after crashing into tree

CARY – A Cary man who was flown to a Level 1 trauma center Thursday after fire officials said he crashed a car into a tree was later charged ...
Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:19 am

Age

Under 5 Years 1189
5 to 9 Years 1684
10 to 14 Years 1513
15 to 19 Years 1502
20 to 24 Years 1014
25 to 34 Years 1705
35 to 44 Years 2812
45 to 54 Years 3689
55 to 59 Years 1235
60 to 64 Years 767
65 to 74 Years 647
75 to 84 Years 318
85 Years and Over 127
Median Age (in years) 36.7

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Ancestry

American 820 3.8%
Arab 24 0.1%
Czech 216 1.0%
Danish 129 0.6%
Dutch 442 2.1%
English 1,337 6.2%
French (except Basque) 692 3.2%
French Canadian 76 0.4%
German 6,356 29.5%
Greek 274 1.3%
Hungarian 192 0.9%
Irish 3,961 18.4%
Italian 2,047 9.5%
Lithuanian 76 0.4%
Norwegian 489 2.3%
Polish 2,626 12.2%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 321 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 133 0.6%
Scottish 260 1.2%
Slovak 138 0.6%
Subsaharan Africa 21 0.1%
Swedish 658 3.1%
Swiss 41 0.2%
Ukrainian 105 0.5%
Welsh 60 0.3%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 16 0.1%

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Cary seeking applicants for open zoning board positions

CARY — The Cary Village Board is seeking applicants for its Board of Zoning, Planning and Appeals for at least two seats that will be open o ...
Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:05 am

Crystal Lake-based School District 155 to host parent university; registration ends Friday

CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 will host the eighth annual Parent University, an event that invites parents to hear exper ...
Feb. 10, 2016 - 4:03 pm

McHenry County marks Ash Wednesday with reflection (with video)

CARY – The Rev. Phillip Kaim stood before more than 200 parishioners at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church on Ash Wednesday and told them ...
Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:05 pm

Education

Less than 9th Grade 210 1.9%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 365 3.2%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 1,862 16.5%
Some College, No Degree 2,341 20.7%
Associates Degree 807 7.1%
Bachelor's Degree 3,803 33.7%
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,912 16.9%
Population 25 years and Over 11,300
High School Graduate or Higher 94.91%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 50.57&

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Gender

Male 9,056 49.75%
Female 9,146 50.25%
Total Population 18,202

 

3 GOP candidates vie for the 26th Illinois Senate District

CRYSTAL LAKE – Stemming the exodus of taxpayers and jobs from Illinois and lightening the state’s heavy property tax burden is paramount to ...
Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:08 am

Neighbors in Crystal Lake South High School bleacher lawsuit to get $273K in attorney fees

CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 will be responsible for covering $273,000 in legal bills for the property owners who filed ...
Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:06 am

MCCD to offer kid-friendly programs about animals in Ringwood, Cary

RINGWOOD – The ways animals adapt, the ones that come out at night and the gross things they do will be explored as part of upcoming program ...
Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:25 am

Household Type

Total Households 5,881
Family Households 4,974 84.57&
with own children under 18 years 2,672 45.43%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 5,881
Owner-Occupied 5,290 89.95%
Renter Occupied 591 10.04&

 

Cary Village Board unanimously rejects cell tower proposed off Route 14

CARY – The Village Board unanimously rejected a proposal to place a 150-foot telecommunications antenna on the property at 30 Route 14, citi ...
Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:57 pm

Cary zoning board to hear Meyer Material's case for Route 31 mining extension

CARY – The end state of the Meyer Material Co. mining site on Route 31 likely will be a main topic Thursday at a public hearing on the compa ...
Feb. 7, 2016 - 12:19 am

Crystal Lake to pursue fines over Crystal Lake South bleacher zoning violations

CRYSTAL LAKE – The multi-year lawsuit over the Crystal Lake South High School bleachers has cost the city of Crystal Lake about $250,000.May ...
Feb. 6, 2016 - 10:20 am

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $966

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 4,490
Median (dollars) $2155
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 800
Median (dollars) $699

 

Cary Park District preschool registration open to residents

CARY – Resident registration is in progress and nonresident registration will open Monday for the Cary Park District’s preschool program.Reg ...
Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:57 am

McHenry County employers skip social media screenings on potential hires

CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College Director of Recruitment and Staffing Sandra Hess Moll has more than one reason to make sure her staff ...
Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:15 am

Cary to get America's first drive-thru-only Burger King restaurant

CARY – Burger King’s first drive-thru-only restaurant in the country will be opening in Cary this summer after the Village Board approved th ...
Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:56 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $253,700

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $101,051

 

Cary manufacturer Duraflex expands with new building

CARY – A growing manufacturer in Cary is renovating a newly purchased 10,000-square-foot warehouse and office in the village, as it eyes add ...
Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:56 am

Cary police reports for Feb. 3, 2016

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:44 am

Cary Park District offering discounted pool passes on Friday

CARY – The Cary Park District will offer pool passes for the 2016 season at a 25 percent discount Friday during its one-day “Chilly Willy Bl ...
Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:44 pm

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 29 0.19%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 628 4.05%
Construction 444 2.86%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 1,834 11.83%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 992 6.40%
Information 296 1.91%
Manufacturing 1,516 9.78%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 344 2.22%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 1,295 8.35%
Public Administration 274 1.77%
Retail Trade 1,069 6.90%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 432 2.79%
Wholesale Trade 304 1.96%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 9,457

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Land

Area (in square miles) 6.27
Density (in square feet) 2,903.03

 

Crystal Lake City Council approves revised plans for Crystal Lake South bleachers

CRYSTAL LAKE – The bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School are controversial no more.The proposal submitted by Community High School Dis ...
Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:07 am

Absent Voters: McHenry County agencies aim to boost turnout by registering, informing citizens

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is part three of our Absent Voters series. The Northwest Herald examined data from the last 15 years of McHenry County e ...
Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:07 am

Cary School District 26 Board approves technology plan

CARY – A technology plan that includes a one-to-one technology program pilot got a nod of approval from the Cary School District 26 Board. ...
Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:37 am

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Peter Roskam
Illinois Senate Dan Duffy
Illinois House of Representatives David McSweeney

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 1,752
Cuban 0
Mexican 1,599
Other Hispanic or Latino 81
Puerto Rican 72
Total Population 1,752
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,450
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 273
Black or African American Alone 81
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 145
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 145
White Alone 15,951
Total Population 18,202

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Stryker Corporation to buy Sage Products in Cary for $2.78 billion

CARY – A proposed $2.78 billion deal announced Monday to acquire medical device maker Sage Products shouldn’t lead to immediate major change ...
Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:35 am

MCCD hosting coyote-themed hikes in Cary, Valentine's Day crafts at Glacial Park

CRYSTAL LAKE – History buffs can learn about winter life on the frontier in Crystal Lake, and hikers can follow the tracks of coyotes in Car ...
Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:46 pm

Cary considering plan for Three Oaks Road reconstruction

CARY – The village is in the early stages of soliciting feedback for a planned reconstruction of Three Oaks Road that could happen as early ...
Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:45 pm

Schools

Elementary Schools Cary Community Consolidated School Dist. 26
Elementary Schools Crystal Lake Community Consoldiated School Dist. 47
Secondary Schools Community High School Dist. 155

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Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School in Cary to get $40K for technology program

CARY – In the past, the Rev. Carl Beekman often has donated a portion of the money raised at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church’s annual ...
Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:45 pm

Cary Physical Therapy provides internship, mentoring

CARY – A sophomore at Rosalind Franklin University recently completed an internship with Cary Physical Therapy, as part of the businesses’ m ...
Jan. 31, 2016 - 5:30 am

McHenry County police train to assist residents with mental illness

CRYSTAL LAKE – The calls are common at the Crystal Lake Police Department: A man is walking in circles talking to himself.They trigger a res ...
Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:59 pm

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