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Ted Buchanan April 21, 2014 at 06:47 pm
Who has even heard of these stores? Didn't Aaron Bros.go under in 1987? Who wants to take the timeRead More to hack into these accounts? Dummies that shop there don't have any money! Low-brow and low income customers who bring in their 5 screaming kids ( 4 are obese!) And their parents let them terrorize the rest of the shoppers. Free babysitting while Mommy orders an extra large Slushee for Remo and his ADD. Why ? Parents weren't parented either. Or its considered cute as Jr. has his meltdown with sticky chocolate fingers ! Count me out...
yourusmcboyelvises April 21, 2014 at 11:20 pm
you elvisees need to grab a par and march on the lilly house and drag those obummers and smoldens toRead More the streetskies for some real justskies. before icks too lakes.
Scott Peterson April 21, 2014 at 11:44 pm
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actual few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in the population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment, justly applied, for infractions have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime/prisons is the goal if you THINK.
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
mark April 18, 2014 at 07:23 am
When taxes are imposed on various industries then to stay in business the prices increase on theRead More consumer! Obamacare , gas taxes, payroll taxes, tolls, the proposed soda and candy tax , your tobacco tax is 75% of what the product really costs! Commercial Property tax increases! Do you people see what's going on here? This country is being destroyed by the Democrats! It is starting to resemble The a Soviet Union! We should change the name of this country to the USSA!
all-c-ing-eye April 18, 2014 at 02:14 pm
And all this time i thought it was Pork Barrel spending.
JBrad April 19, 2014 at 01:57 pm
Mark, Your words are absolutely disgusting. Please do not use this comment thread as a vehicle toRead More spew your racist mentality. And for your information, food-borne illnesses come from agriculture, period. All around the world, including in the U.S. Lastly, your hatred for people of colour does not mean that you understand disease, at all. Good luck in life.
Credit: City of St. Charles website
Graham McDonald April 5, 2014 at 08:36 am
This will be good, people dont want to move in and rent there because its dead and old inside.
Nolan Day April 7, 2014 at 08:30 am
Are they being encouraged and or financially motivated to use local St Charles contractors andRead More architects? These types of efforts by our city government would also be helpful to the local economy.
Jimmy Fallon
Lenny Kravitz April 1, 2014 at 10:49 pm
Anyone but Phillips Chevrolet. I got screwed at Phillips. I picked-out a truck, put down a $200 cashRead More deposit and came back the next day to find they sold my truck to someone else. Cheeseballs.
Interested resident April 2, 2014 at 09:01 am
That is a shame Lenny Kravitz. I'm sorry to hear that. The patch says Fallon will buy the truckRead More for the rep (in quotes). My understanding is that he is going to buy a truck from the rep. He said last Friday night that he didn't want to make it that easy for the sale.
william savick April 2, 2014 at 03:35 pm
Question Lenny Kravitz; Did you get your $200. back?
Leah Bowman and her Lego resume kit.
Mikerrr April 1, 2014 at 12:17 pm
Who cares what reddit commenters said about it? What did potential employers say about it????
Mikerrr April 1, 2014 at 12:18 pm
Who cares what a bunch of reddit commenters have to say about it? What did potential EMPLOYERSRead More have to say about her idea?
George Fabyan March 28, 2014 at 04:34 pm
Looking forward to it, happy to see Niche continuing to refine the process and lean forward.
Arthur Dietrich March 31, 2014 at 12:04 pm
I've eaten at Sugar Toad several times. Niche is getting a great chef.
Arthur Dietrich March 27, 2014 at 12:41 pm
Indeed. As soon as TIF was mentioned, the property was sold. Funny how that happens.
Lou B. March 27, 2014 at 04:27 pm
Makes perfect sense from a business perspective. Why pay retail? :). Long term, the taxingRead More bodies, citizenry, and image of Geneva, are better off with a viable new project over there.
Colin C. March 28, 2014 at 07:51 am
The Geneva Master Plan calls for developing our riverfront in such a way that it enhances our cityRead More and our access and connection with our river. An increase in our tax base would also be nice. All of Geneva's surveys of resident's wishes and resulting long range plans call for preserving our historic heritage as well. The Shodeen family has shown great respect for this in the past and I am sure that they will do so again. That whole area, from the SW corner of Bennett and State going west to the river and south as far a property is available, presents a wonderful opportunity for creative thinking. I am hopeful that they can match what they accomplished with the development of the Herrington.
George Fabyan March 26, 2014 at 07:21 am
Great News!
Star March 26, 2014 at 11:04 am
Yaaay! Oh please open it up as a nice, casual dinning on the river during the day!! I love to sit onRead More water and eat and I hate to dress up to do it. There is so much foot traffic in that area now that it would be easy to make it a ride into, canoe into or walk into place during the day and maybe something more upscale after certain hours.
Credit: Kilwins Geneva website
Rob Plinske March 25, 2014 at 02:21 pm
Does 3rd Street really need another chocolate shop? Doesn't seem to make sense! There is already twoRead More outstanding chocolate shops only blocks away from each other. Geneva needs more of a variety of shops not more of the same.
Greg March 26, 2014 at 08:08 am
Good point Rob, There are already enough people "waddling" their way down 3rd St. I don'tRead More know that another sweets shop is a good addition but best of luck to them.
Penrose Brewing Co. taproom. Credit: Penrose Brewing Co. Facebook page
George Fabyan March 24, 2014 at 08:39 pm
Stopped in, very unique experience, the garage door was a nice touch. I will be back soon. LookingRead More forward to a Penrose 3rd street IPA!
Tom Brown March 27, 2014 at 08:08 am
Editor: How do you spell "Belgian"???? Belgain? 2 times. Belgian? 2 times. SomeRead More one should decide and then stick to it!!!
Michael Hunt March 19, 2014 at 09:05 pm
Only 4 percent of adults and 4 percent of children suffer peanut allergies ...
Vicky Kujawa March 19, 2014 at 10:02 pm
If someone was allergic to nuts they would not be able to be on this board lol!
Diana Flores March 21, 2014 at 01:16 pm
wow I can't believe that only one piece of candy had a peanut out of the 24 candies in the box!
Jordan S. Zoot March 5, 2014 at 02:49 pm
Given all of the things I have to worry about today I am sure glad that tainted nuts isn't one ofRead More them.
Oliver P. McCracken March 6, 2014 at 09:33 am
I thought folks were complaining that The Patch no longer had an editor? If there is no editor, thenRead More who deleted my nuts-&-taint-tainted remark?
Citizen Sane March 16, 2014 at 08:44 pm
Haha. I prefer this thread. Very nice.
Lorr Ochsner March 4, 2014 at 10:41 am
I'm getting mine at Meijers in St. Charles
Jessica March 4, 2014 at 03:06 pm
I didn't see Blue Goose on your list--these are the BEST!! So fresh.
Fernando February 19, 2014 at 07:57 pm
Article is good-you both are mind numbing!
Joki2 February 20, 2014 at 07:02 am
Not a secret anymore!!!!!!
Citizen Sane March 21, 2014 at 06:53 am
I choose to thank you right now. Bam.
Home Depot plans to hire 80,000 for its spring selling season. Photo Credit: Home Depot
CHISEL February 15, 2014 at 09:32 am
The 95th and Pulaski store should fire everyone and start over.
mark February 15, 2014 at 10:51 am
Abigail how do you understand the affordable care act when the government doesn't even understand itRead More did you write it admitted it you want the government to take care of you
jim February 15, 2014 at 09:07 pm
Abigail should discuss the ACA bill with Nancy Pelosi last I heard she still doesn't know whatsRead More in it. Perhaps Abigail could give here a clue