John Styf

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - We reported in this article that the Algonquin Township Clerk, Karen Lukasik, counter-complaint was vacated and she was given until Sep 20th to file another amended counter-complaint that would have to contain an actual cause of action and must demonstrate Standing, or...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - What comes first, the chicken or the egg?  In Algonquin Township that is a question they may want to answer. In June of 2018, we published this article which included legal billing for the Clerk.  We reported then that the Township Board took action  June...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) We reported on the Algonquin Township Road District Appeal hearing last week in this article. As we pointed out, the court confirmed there were first impression matters in the case however the ruling made was not one that establishes case law.  The court...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - The Algonquin Township Road District appeal in the Local 150 case was heard by the 2nd District Appellate Court yesterday. The entire oral arguments can be heard at this link. [caption id="attachment_54101" align="alignleft" width="283"] Attorneys for Local 150 [/caption] We attended the hearing and...

Mchenry Co. (ECWd) David McArdle presented a very disturbing "Settlement Meeting" document to Algonquin Township attorney James Kelly May 9, 2019.  According to the email, it was the same document he provided to McHenry County State's Attorney Patrick Kenneally a couple of weeks earlier with a...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Selective wording in reporting is often done for the purpose of supporting a narrative being pushed for all kinds of different reasons.  Reporting is not just done by media.  For example, Algonquin Trustee Rachael Lawrence sent an email to the Highway Commissioner...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Oops, I stepped in it, how on earth am I going to clean this up? Thomas Gooch III is the attorney representing former Algonquin Township Highway Commissioner Bob Miller, and a recent motion made to the court is one of those "oops" that...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Algonquin Road District attorney Rob Hanlon filed an Amended Complaint against Charles Lutzow regarding his handling of Road District funds.  It appears there are distinct differences in this amended complaint vs. the original complaint that was dismissed without prejudice. It now outlines the...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - For months we recieved complaints that the Algonquin Township Clerk was never at the office.  It appeared the McHenry County Blog was getting the same feedback, an assumption we took because of a request for records they made and were denied by...