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SERVING THE PEOPLE OF HUNTLEY SINCE 1960 Che JEuntlep jfarmsiik UPS 580-360 THURSDAY AUGUST 15,1996 - VOLUME 36, NUMBER 19 - HUNTLEY, ILLINOIS TWENTY-FIVECENTS Mall Celebrates 2-Year Anniversary By Tracey Schwartz Huntley Factory Shops will celebrate its two year aimiversary this weekend with a two day sale. Prime Group and Prime Retail opened the outdoor oudet mall on Wednesday, August 17, 1994, with 39 stores, five food vendors, the Electric Blues Brothers band, kids characters, and lots of fanfare. Even former Illinois Govemor, Jim Edgar, was there to praise the project and Hundey. Two years later, there are 58 stores and 7 food vendors with special events like craft shows and Halloween trick-or-treating, happening often. The rotunda at the mall has been host to the Miss Huntley pageant and a variety of other special events. In celebration this weekend, all the stores will be holding special sales. Some stores will be featuring merchandise with informal modeling. Several past and present area pageant winners will model store clothing while representing their communities, on Saturday, August 17th, from 11am to 4pm. Miss McHenry County 1995, Terri Jo VanHout; Miss Richmond 1996, Rachel Watkins; Miss Harvard 1996, Bridget VanHout; Miss Marengo 1996, Sarah Cowen; and Miss Cary 1996, Amanda Walsh; as well as merchant family members and employees, will be walking around the mall giving away free samples and coupons. Hot Bods Lounge Hosts Cruise Nite The newly designed and remodelled "Hot Rod Lounge" in the Huntley Bowl-Hi is hosting a Hot-Rod Cruise Nite 6-10pm August 15. Along with the great "rods" in the parking lot, there will be food and drink specials and lots of fun inside. The Bowl-Hi is located on the corner of Rts. 47 & 62 in Huntley. For more information call 847-669-5114. Local Realtor Opens New Business in Huntley By Tracey Schwartz Huntley realtor, Tricia Clancy- Hopp, opened a new business in Huntley last week. Countryside Realty opened its doors last Wednesday, August 7th, in the Branlyn Building at 10689 S. Rt. 47. "What's more perfect than a financial company and a real estate company in the same building?" asks a delighted Tricia, whose company shares the building with Branlyn Financial. With eight years of Huntley real estate experience, Tricia says she offers very personalized service focusing on the listing end of the business. "I make a committment to the seller because often, I am holding their single largest asset in my hands. You have to tmst that person." According to MLSNI statistics, the average selling time was 94 days on the market in Huntley in Continued on Page 10 Tricia Clancy-Hopp opened her new business, Countryside Realty, on Rt.47 last week. Huntley Family Hosts Exchange Student from Japan By Sheryl Stier The Stier family of Huntley, Scott, Sheryl, Scott and Susie, have experienced the opportunity of a lifetime hosting an exchange student from Japan. Noem Harada from Aiuhi, J^an is a 12-year-old junior high student with many interests, from ^JJecting erasers to listening to S^anese pop music. Noem thought when she came to America she was going to take it easy and relax - not with this family! During Noeru's stay she has experienced life at the fair (the entire week), family reunions antique trains, planes and automobiles! We have been on the go day and night In Japan, the students go to school 11 months out of the year. They only have 40 days of holiday and during this time they have to do something "educational" - with a lot of homework. Noeru's family has been host to many exchange students from around the world and felt she was ready to experience the Pictured are Scott, Susie, Sheryl and Scott Stier of Huntley with their exchange Continued on Page 3 student from Aiuhi, Japan, Noeru Harada (second from left). District 158 Celebrates New School Year Parents and students are invited to attend a back-to-school open house celebration Friday evening, August 23rd. Teachers and administrators will be on hand to welcome students and their families. New mobile classrooms, freshly painted walls and newly carpeted facilities await the students. Many new faces have been added to the faculty. Teachers are anxious to meet their new students. Students will have an opportunity to find their desks and lockers and to try out their lock combinations. For those primary grade students that have never ridden a bus before, the familiar yellow bus will be available for exploration with mom and dad. Kindergarten through fifth grade open house will be held from 6- 8pm. Middle school and high school open house will be held from 7-9pm. Refreshments will be served.
|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|