The Huntley Farmside
|Previous||1 of 16||Next|
small (250x250 max)
medium (500x500 max)
large ( > 500x500)
Loading content ...
USPS 580-360 ¦» THURSDAY, JULY 13, 1989 VOLUME 29-NUMBER 15 Euntle^ J^armsik OFFICE PHONE 312-669-5621 SERVING THE PEOPLE OF HUNTLEY SINCE 1960 25c per copy Huntley 4-H Win In Judging Contest Brian Wesemann and Jodi Manke members of Huntley D airy Team and Amy Meyer of Huntley Meats Team received Blue ratings at the State 4-H Judging Contest June 20, at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. They will now try out for the state team(s) which will represent Illinois in regional and national competition later this year. In the judging activity, 4-H young people learn to measure quality by making comparisons against a standard. For example, in dairy judging, the members must select the best- producing cows, as well as the heifers they feel will be the producers in the future. In making these judgments, the members must know the characteristics to look for in each breed and in different stages of development. Meat Judging team members place one class each of retail cuts, carcasses and wholesale cuts of both beef and pork. In addition, the members identify 24 retails cuts of beef, pork and lamb by species, primal cuts, retail names, processing and cooking methods. Teams made up of three individuals and an alternate will represent Illinois this fall in regional and national contests in livestock, poultry, horses, dairy horticulture and meats judging. These team members will be selected from 4-Hers who received a Blue rating in the state contest and who score highest in an invitational contest to be held later this summer. Huntley Police Thwart Thieves Officer Rick Ackerman of the Huntley Police Dept. observed a blue van s/b on Rt. 47 approximately 5:40 am Monday, July 10. The vehicle matched the description of a stolen vehicle wanted for possible connection with a burglary of an appliance store in Woodstock earlier that morning. Officer Ackerman attempted to stop the vehicle when it swerved across Rt. 47 to a stop on the n/b shoulder near Mill St. Four black males exited the vehicle and ran on foot into Donahue Woods. At that time Officer Ackerman notified regional and requested assistance. Huntley Police Chief Rossi and Sgt. John Ciombor established a command post at the site. Huntley's police and units from McHenry County Sheriff's Office and Crystal Lake began a 3-hour search of a 4 square mile area. A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter, Kaiw County Canine and McHenry County Canine were also called in to assist. To protect residents of the area was a prime concern. A house by house patrol was made to check on unoccupied homes. Citizens found at home were apprised of the situation and warned to stay indoors with their doors locked. The search ended at approximately 12:30 pm when the dogs lost the scent in the area of Wabash DataTech, Inc. on Main St. A check was made with employees of Wabash to be sure no vehicles were missing from the parking lot. The stolen van was turned over to the Woodstock Police for processing. The stolen property was all recovered, still in the van at the time. Subjects are still at large but are thought to have left the Huntley area. Foreign Students Come to Visit Huntley-USA They say good-bye to parents, family, friends, home and country to take an 8 hour plane trip to a foreign country...ending up in Huntley, Illinois. USA. A 15 year old French girl called "Alex" and an 18 year old German girl named Vera (who's trip included a 9 hour train ride to the airport) did just that this July. They arrived at O'Hare on July 3, along with other exchange students sponsored by Nacel Cultural Exchanges. Two Huntley families read about Nacel's need for host families in the Huntley Farmside. The VanAckers and the Smrts made a simple phone call. After an interview and some paperwork each family had the choice of age, sex and country of their guest. In less than a month the VanAckers had Alex in their home and Vera was with the Smrts. Vera has had 7 years of English classes and plans a career in secretarial work. She is from a small town in Germany "not too high up in the mountains". She left her parents, two brothers, 22 & 12, and her budgies "Leo ii Logi" to come to America. Farmside Summer Hours 9:00-5:00 Monday-Thursday Deadline Tuesday at noon Swimming is one of her favorite activities. Having fahitas and a backyard bar-b-que were interesting new experiences for her. She's enjoyed the beach and Racing Rapids, too. Alex has had 4 years of English classes. Her career plans are something to do with an office. They haven't found the proper translation yet. Both her parents work ' and she has one brother, 12 and their dog, "Duke". The family has a city home and a country home, where Alex has 6 horses. She's very good at tennis and enjoys swimming. Tacos were a new experience for her. The VanAckers plan to take her to visit a water bed store since she sat on theirs, "ooooh!". Both girls seem shy at first but their new "families" say they are ready to try anything. Saturday night they plan to try the night-club experience at the teen club "Discovery" near Gilberts. July 4th, of course, included seeing a fireworks display. Trips to Chicago, Sears Tower, Brookfield Zoo, Great America, Wisconsin Dells, etc. are in each families plans. Both families work and its not always running around like tour guides. The point of the visit, they emphasize, is to experience a normal American family. Vera has already made breakfast for the Smrts. Alex helps out with Shirley VanAcker's babysitting job...she loves the baby. Just running errands is exciting for both girls. Their fast food chains (Yes, they do have McDonalds, Burger King, etc.) do not have drive-up windows. Alex was even intrigued by the "Whoosh" drive-up banking system. They are both impressed by all the friendly people they meet. On a trip to the "Sycamore Speedway" the VanAckers left word at the announcers booth about Alex. Before they knew it a game of "who's from farthest away" began. All were announced over the loud speakers and Alex, along with two other foreign visitors, were given Speedway T-shirts. If you're interested in being a host family for next summer, contact Nacel Cultural Exchange, Board of Trade Building, 528301 W. First St., Duluth, MN. 55802, phone 218-727-8202 or their local represtative, Maureen Liesman, 1600 W. Indian Trail, Aurora, II. 60506, phone 312-892-3914. Vacation Bible School OT>« Vacation Bible School will be held at the First Congregational Church in Huntley at the comer of Main and Church St. during the week of July 17-21, from 9:00-11:30 a.m. Preregister by calling the church office, 669-3691 or Helen Ruth 669-3731. The fee is $3 per child or $5 per family.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
|Description||Weekly Newspaper from the Huntley Area Public Library Collection|
|Rights||This material may be protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S. Code).|
|Publisher||This Collection was digitized and loaded into CONTENTdm by OCLC Preservation Service Center (Bethlehem, PA) for the Huntley Area Public Library.|
|Source||Reproduction of library's print newspaper archives|