The Huntley Farmside
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VOLUME 14 — NUMBBR 48 THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 28, 1974 — PHONE — M9-5*2I — ir No AtMwer I5«-U<»«K 4M-145< FRANK PAftUSX ^^ "*^ HUMTtEYt flifr 'Vj't-j:;'.; ^QiimidQ 6 PAGES 'VESUIE TOU AKE RIGBT, THEN GO AfffiAD" — DavU Cradwtt It ccata par eaat Blue and Gold Banquet Pictured above fe Mr. Veraoa Biuiclwa Aortly after he recetved a pkiqae in reco^rftioa of Ma service to scouting ki Huafley. To tlie right of Mr. BnuMciMB is Cab Scout Pack Leader, Mr. Joe Schaller. The annual Bkie and Gokl Ban¬ quet was held Thursday, Fehruaay 21st in the Soci«d HeU of the Ist Oongregaticn Chunch in HiMtley, The theme of the 6lst Anatversary of Scouting was Mardi Gnas. Many Scouts dressed appric^niately in cos¬ tume for the oooa^Km. Faliiowing a parade, the Scoios observed their flag ceremony aod sang God Bless Ameiica. A'fter tiie intnoducitioA of guests, a special awajxl was present¬ ed to Vemoo Brunschon for his many years of service-to Soouting. Following a pot luck dinner, a- wards were presented to Scouts fw various adhievements. The enter- tainrment for the evening w^ Mr. Thomas McKiay. a magician from Woodstock, Mfw MdKay presented a magic show whidi included audi¬ ence participiation. Huntley Police Report Mrs. Shiriey Tracy of Huntley rc- pcrt«l that a rur,se was taken from her house Sunday, Febru.iry 24t^ contining $350.00 in cash, credit cards ar.d a bank hL-ok. .. A burnt abandcned, stolen vehicls was recovered outside the Village this past week. The vehicle had been p'olen frrtm CarpentersviHe. Chief Wm Friedel states that there have been several reports of ^aso- tiric being syphoned from cars in ii'-i? past week. Vevicle Sticker Deadline March 1st. The Huntiey Police Chirf rwninds i-esideitts that Manoh 1st is the deadline for purchasing and display¬ ing vehicle stickers on the night hand side of the front window in > the Village of HunOey. The Chief stated thst this ordinance will 'oe enforced and that sp=t checks will be made. There is a fine and p«i. aity for not displaying this sticker. Residents may purchase these stick¬ ers at the Village Hall from 8:30 - 12:30 Tuesday thru Saturday. Rep. Wadeli To Speak Against RTA state Rep. Bdure Wadeli will ai>- pear at the March 7th mce'lrrg of the Huntley Village Beard to speak agairsf the RTA Bill. Mr. Ron Stroupe, a member of the Village Beard and candidate fcr State Rep¬ resentatives, will be presei^ aft the meeting to d'iscuss the pros of the RTA. Mrs. Mary Stroupe stated that h«^r hi'shand h-ped that many Huntley citizens will attend the MarcH 7lh meeting at 7:30 p.m, and that tbis will take the place of an open meeting on the RTA in Huntley. Febructry School BtHtrd Meeting February 18, 1974 The regular meeting of the Board of Eduoation of School Distiict No. 158, was heid co February 18, 1974, in the High School Buildk^, at 7:45 p.m. Upon roll call the foJtowing an¬ swered present Mr. ZlUer, Mr, Qond, Mr. Brettschneider, Mrs. Jones and Mr Adams and Mr. Stading. Nome Canttnued eo Back Pa«e SCIIOOL BOARD Melahn Zoning Tabled Approximately 30 pecvie attend¬ ed the zoning hearins hetd Wadoes- eay, Feb. 20. at the Huotiey Vfllage Hall. The hearing waa to detennlne wethor or not approxkniatciy 12 acres of land shouid be icKOQed R4, mul'ifk dweftings cf ooe family low dwellings (party wall) with not more tban six dwellings in a row buildiDg- At prisent the land is zoned R-2, crc-fcmily dwettn^. Schem-itic drawing showed 16 ax unit apartments, 8 «lg^ unk apart¬ ments ond 2 four unit apartments one rf which now exists. T'pe pio ¦eity Hos in, hack of the Hup'tley cemeteries between Grove St and Dean St. Many present cb- 'jected to the rezoning wMcfa cmild increase the popi^atioa of Huntiey by one-third or 588 people or 168 apaitments. Many present objected to the re¬ zoning. It was sitated that ^ngle family units on thte property wouM add to the Mxierly giowtai of the community whereas an R4 deveiop¬ ment of this magnitude oouid cre¬ ate havoc in our school system, as well as overloading other munici¬ pal fadlittes. There were eveo some who feared (he Hundey oemetety, which had no way to expand but out on the property now being proposed for rezoning, iObo a play grouod for itHdreti Wring in these aportmertta. The matter of i^eaoning the pro¬ perty was tabled by the Zonkig Board until March 13, at > pjn. in ti^e Huntley VHlage Hadl. Over 500 At BSA Pancake Day Continued Zoning Hearing Cancelled Mr. Ver^non Brunscfion, chnatnan cf the HuP'tiey Zoning Beard, an- rcunced today that a c-xittaued hearing scheduled for Bfeinch IJth cn t>« Mrkhn property In back oi the Huntley cemeteries has b ei cancelled. The original heairirflr he' \ on Fcbniary 21s*. was cO'^"':'i<»l rafter a group of H-n"''eT'- "'V--"? cbjcc!ed to tbe o*^'-.e" '^' T-»^¦•.~ '¦, R2, single family dw^Tno^ "o H' multiple faniily dweiVi?^. T'-' O"' ginal notice publi9»*ed in the Hunt¬ ley Farmside asiced for a change cf zoni<% from R2 to RS, du|ilex. This, however, was changed at the zoning hearing to R4 as the lawyer had an old copy of <8ie zc»nlng or- denenoe which oomi^ted tiie R3 and R4 classtHcatilons. A date for a ne«v hearing has not' be«i set. March School Ctdendar Mar, I — Class A Basketball Re- gionals Mar. 2 — Sophomore Tomnuneot at Harvard Mar. I & 2 — 7th & 8th Grade Way Mar. 5-8 Class A Basketball Sectionals Mar. 9 — Sok) EnsemWe State Contest Mar. 12 — dass A Super Sec¬ tional Mar. 15 & 16 — C%ks A Basket¬ ball Finals Mar. 15 — Teiacher TnstitiAe - No Sohool Mar 19 — PTA Mar. 22 — Report Carts Mar. 23 — Grade Sohool AithleUc BiUlquet Mar. 27 -^ Currioikmi Day - Diismesal alt 2:20 p.m. Mar. 30 — H. S. AtMetlc BUX|ue'. 7:30 - Ametioan Legim fTentetive). Tbfi alkove pictures were taken at the aoMial Boy Scoot Paar^akc Day Md Wtt Sanday. February 24Ui. Over 500 people aUnded thii attalbe. Tkb wa« fiigktiy alMti ef loot year's total However a spokesHai tram tlie B«y Scauta referted tiiat Ibey probably made as much moaey. Ia a recent paper drive tbe scouts collected 13 tons t^-fiipet, maldnc for ihemselves aioie aioner than la aay otber single drive. The Roy Scouts wkk to thank everyone who donated or heipe4 tkem in xny way oa their paper drive aad paorake brerirfast. Ctturi Report On Momtay, February ZStti, Rk4i- anl R. Mea'daws pleaded guilty to a charge of reckless driving and git'ltv t» a charge of fleeing wd Moctog police offUcers. Aooo>rtling to a po lice report pubHshed Februarv 7 th. Mr. Meadows, 19, was arretted in Belvidere after fleeing from the Hur'ley Police. March IPth has been set for sentencing of Mr. Meadows. Judge Baker ordered a pr'escnteo- ring report from the prohatwn de- rartment. The judge stated that ^hc ycuntr man could receive a fine of from .^5 to $500 on the reckless dtiv- ins charge and up to a $1000 fine. loss of his drivers licenae ind up to cne >ear in jaA for fleeing and il- ¦l^d;n^ rolice ofHicers, A Mr. Joset^ Schc^r who was are-i'ed on January 25tti for D.W,I. by Humley Police pieadcd not guilty to the charge in Judge Bix>dy's courtmem last Monday. Mr. Schaller asked for a jury ti4a). Craig Tracy, 17, pleaded guilty to a curfew wlaltiotL Aocording to testimony presented to judge Baiter. Mr. Tracy was on his Way to a restaurant for breakfiast befbre the 6 a.m. curfew was lifted. This is Mr. Tracy's second offense. He was fined $15 and oo&t for ule tixi ol- feme. Thia time was $25.00 and oofits. Mr, Chmtn Erneiti pleaded not guilty to tSie charge of reoMing ar- net and a traffic viwlBtiui in Judge Baker's ooutt Int Monday. Vtt. Br- pcsM waa arresJed cn January 26th by Humley Pobce. He has asked for a jury trW. Hoboes Working For March 9th. Show The Hcboes are working cttligeot- ly to present a unique fun fillel evening of errtertainment and gour¬ met prepared stew. The double male quartet has toeen looking over the "Kentucky Babes" and it is ruraoired that J^ry Lange is In Hawadi in¬ vestigating the grass aUrt shortage. The Hoboes feel this sihortage is politically instigated and Jeny will uncover a stockpile of grass sUrts in Ume for tiie show on March 9th. The theme of thia yeacs show is around the United Sti^jites and solo¬ ist Bill Leggee is busy pouring over his musical roiad nvaps. Shows will be presemed at tiie Congregational Church Socsai Hall at 5:30 and 8:00. Tickets are avirtl- able from Mrs. DonaU Haidy. Village Presents Ex-Chief Watch PloUured above i* Ex-PoUoe CMef Rktard N^soa i^Geiviac a luatck fnw PreaideBt Eaatrooi at a recent Vttlage Beard meeU^ for haa nunqr yean of aerrice to Ibe cnmiiiJty. PHevtMdy, flie aaemhan of the UmtOat paMcc SBpaxtaaaat 'had pccaealed the eUef wnh a aaaf.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
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