The Grind House! Local students from McHenry West Campus came in to talk about one of their business classes and making a coffee shop! Great team work and passion from these kids. Nice work and the coffee tasted great!
How cute is little Sara! She was at the St. Baldrick’s McHenry Shave last night. Had to take a selfie, she is a great fan of the morning show. Thanks for your support!
Great video to recap the night too! See below!
Great job by all at McHenry West for St. Baldrick's Foundation tonight! Little Nora, Jeanie from The Church Of Holy Apostles, McHenry Police Department, and the students all coming together to fight cancer! Proud to be there again! Thanks for having me and Star 105.5 McHenry County! LOVE making these videos to capture the event!
Posted by Joe Cicero – Star 105.5 on Thursday, March 21, 2019
The Lemonade Brigade is setting up this afternoon at Knox Park in McHenry from 4pm – 6:30pm to support the family who just lost their 16 year old daughter to a tragic car crash. Her friends are recovery too and this will help support all of them. The Star Morning show will be stopping out too.
Shamrocked 2019! The pictures are great! It was a party with GooRoos, The Boy Band Night, Jimmy Nick, Nashville Electric Company and more!
Joe’s 98 year old Grandma is the cutest! Here are a few pics from the weekend with his boys and godson.
We are ready for the party! Bangers N’ Mash & a Bagpipe is here! 10th year with a live studio audience. Let the fun begin!
It’s the least we could do this morning. We wanted to give the best tribute we could for Deputy Keltner. He will be missed. He is a hero. We had so much support, call ins, amazing feedback too.
We are so proud to be part of the NW Burbs of Chicago and McHenry County. The amount of calls and comments about the passing of Deputy Jacob Keltner were inspiring. Here are some of the moments that were so moving as produced by YOU. Thank you for being with us today. – Joe and Tina
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Such a touching letter from Becki Keltner, wife of fallen Deputy Jacob Keltner.
Final Visitation, Funeral, and Procession Arrangements for
Deputy Jacob Keltner
March 10, 2019
In conjunction with family, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office would like to announce the final visitation, funeral, and procession arrangements for Deputy Jacob Keltner, who passed away on Thursday.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 12 at the DeFiore Funeral Home located at 10763 Dundee Road in Huntley, Illinois. The public visitation hours are from
2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a formal law enforcement walk-through at 6:00 p.m. Please dress for the weather and anticipate standing outside while waiting to pay your respects.
There will not be any parking at the DeFiore Funeral Home. Everyone attending can park at either at St. Mary Catholic Church located at 10307 Dundee Road in Huntley, Illinois or the Wal-Mart located at 12300 Illinois Route 47 in Huntley, Illinois. From these two locations yo u will be bused to and from the funeral home.
The funeral will occur on Wednesday, March 13 at Woodstock North High School located at 3000 Raffel Road in Woodstock, Illinois. Parking at the high school will be for first responders only. The doors will open at 8:00a.m. with law enforcement then other first responders receiving priority seating. The funeral will start at 10:00 a.m. with the official procession following immediately.
We highly encourage the public to line the official procession route on Wednesday to show their support and honor Deputy Keltner. The procession route will be for law enforcement and emergency vehicles only.
Leave Woodstock High School north (right) on Raffel Road
Turn west (left) on Charles Road
Turn south (left) on Route 47
Turn southeast (left) on Route 14
Turn south (right) on Route 31
Turn west (right) on James R. Rakow Road
James R. Rakow Road turns into R andall Road
Turn west (right) on Algonquin Road
Turn south (left) on Ruth Road
Turn south (left) on Dundee Road
End at DeFiore Funeral Home
The public is encouraged to leave flowers and notes on the squad car currently located outside the Sheriffs Office at the east entrance.
Joe went to Florida for a few days and took some great shots while he was there of the rocket launch and the wetlands. There are two sets of pictures you will see!
Joe from the morning show at a rocket launch that took place at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A Falcon 9 rocket with a dragon capsule designed by Space X that left earth for the International Space Station in the early AM hours of Saturday, March 2nd.
If you heard Joe from the morning show talking about his adventures at Viera Wetlands in Florida here are the gator chomping a fish, eagle swooping, and other wildlife pics for you to see.
Tina Bree’s birthday surprise from Joe…. a HIGH HEEL PINATA! So Creative!
Tina’s bday!! She’s walking in and seeing her present! Listen for her to open it at 810A! This is her reaction to seeing it!
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Thursday, February 28, 2019
How cute! Joe’s gifts to his girlfriend for Valentine’s Day! Can you tell she likes Flamingos! Scroll down to see
Then, Tina’s outfit she got from her hubby after their sushi dinner! He took her for a shopping spree…good man!
Love It or Leave It for Valentine’s Day! Jimmy Nick and Valentine Bennett here to give us love songs, breakup songs and more! Something for everyone!
Joe was at a friends wedding over the weekend. Can you tell it was an Italian one? LOL The Cannoli’s had babies!!! Also a great picture of Joe and his little brother Nick too. Beautiful wedding!
You want to see something cool. Celebs THEN and NOW. The photoshop work is great. They age too just like us.
It was a low scoring game and not the most exciting either BUT Joe’s annual party was great! Plus, see his boys tending bar too LOL
Scroll down to see the Super Bowl commercials
This was probably one of the funniest Super Bowl commercials. CLICK HERE for more of them!
Our Love and Lace Bridal Showcase was a success! Joe was part of our fashion show this year along with Tina’s husband and family and friends too. We hope you enjoyed the show!
Well Joe did it! He jumped off the cliff 40-60 feet! Crazy!!!
Spur of moment dropped my shorts and jumped off 60 feet in Hawaii. Someone got it in their snap. Only video I have.
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Joe just got back from Hawaii on The Big Island! The pictures he took are gorgeous! Breathtaking and makes you want to be there!
CLICK HERE for more pics of his adventure.
How Hard did age hit you Challenge! Us from 10 years ago! What a difference??
Found this awesome Tiki Bar at Volo Antique Mall! My kids will be working it for my annual Super Bowl Party. Big question, should we theme it? – Joe
Joe is back from Florida today and wanted to share some of these great pictures from his trip! The Wait until you see the Sunrises…so gorgeous.
This is how you ring in the new year! Thank you to Hickory Hall for hosting with us this year. The night was perfect! We clean up good…CLICK HERE to see more pictures from the night.
We are bringing the Fanny Pack BACK…again! This was from 7 years ago! Throwback Thursday!
Joe found these gems! It reminds him of Tina and Tyler from Star! So cute!
This reminded me of Tina and Tyler at the radio station! – Joe Cicero – Star 105.5
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Santa and his helper! We are doing good at the Singleton Family McDonald’s Woodstock collecting toys and PJ’s for Turning Point and Christmas Clearing House! HO! HO! HO!
Ho Ho Ho! Friday morning, we are at The Singleton Family McDonald's Woodstock collecting new toys and PJ’s! I’ll dress as Santa and Tina as my little helper if this video gets 100 shares by tomorrow morning! Even if you can’t drop off anything , sharing this could help raise awareness! Ho Ho Ho! More at star105.com – Joe Cicero – Star 105.5
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Thursday, December 13, 2018
OMG! Just a couple of donkeys! Dominic the Donkey with Joe, Tina and Rachel. So fun! Check out the video!
We did our version of Dominic the donkey live on the air and hear is behind the scenes of that HEE HAW from Tina and Rae Rae! – Joe Cicero – Star 105.5
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Thursday, December 6, 2018
We hope that your company gets to have a Holiday party. Here are a few pics from ours. We were at Gages Marine on the Santa Cruise! Really fun! Here is Joe, Tina, Tyler and Rachel. Merry Christmas!
Joe and Tina tried Egg Nog for the first time…yikes!
Trying eggnog for the first time!
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Sam from the area posted this video of a really big black cat/panther like animal in Johnsburg! What do you think it is?
Johnsburg – is this in town? If so, is that a large cat or what ? Crazy! Sam L. sent the video! – Joe Cicero – Star 105.5
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Tuesday, December 4, 2018
This is your awwwwee moment of the day! Rachel’s new puppy from Helping Paws! Please welcome Stephan!
Joe’s two boys putting up the star on the tree! Tradition that they switch off each year doing it. Nice traditions! For the record, Tina Bree’s tree is not up yet!
CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS RACHEL (RAE RAE) PUT UP
GODFATHER PICS WITH JOE AND HIS NEPHEW
(Gifford’s Random Acts of Kindness Video below too)
He talked about being selected as the Godfather to his brother and sister in law’s little boy, Vincent, for months! Here are some of the pics! Twinning with his brother? What do you think? Scroll down for more!
Joe and his two kids spend the weekend in Chicago. He took them to the Sears Tower for the first time and then went to the Bears game to see them bear the Lions on Sunday.Great videos below plus Check out the pics here !
WOW! For Veterans Day at Soldier Field for the Bears game. Electric!
MOLD-A-RAMA! Joe and his boys found this at the Sears Tower! Fun!
Are you even from the Chicago area if you’ve never had the thrill of a Mold-A-Rama? Took my kids to the Sears Tower and got one made. The end “smell it”. Haha! Happy Monday. More pics from our adventure here: https://www.star105.com/shows/joe-tina/ – Joe Cicero – Star 105.5
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Monday, November 12, 2018
Cassette tapes! Remember them? Joe cleaned out his garage and found a whole box of them! It’s the best on a Throwback Thursday!
Cassette tapes! Found a treasure trove of these and we are going to place some of the songs on the air to have some fun on a throwback Thursday! Check out some of them! Joe Cicero – Star 105.5
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Thursday, November 8, 2018
Hold your own food drive! Donate! This helps the Community Harvest with the Crystal Lake Food Pantry. These are our friends at Integrated Health doing their part. You can too. more info here.
The Crystal Lake Community Harvest is coming up to collect food the Crystal Lake Food Pantry and they are looking for businesses, groups, and individuals to do food drives! Be part of something special just like Integrated Health in Crystal Lake! – Joe Cicero – Star 105.5
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Tina Bree, her husband and Joe’s nephew Vincent! Does her husband look nervous? LOL #BabyFever
The Race to finish the puzzles on court at The Windy City Bulls Friday Night! Joe blasts past Tina Bree and steps all over her puzzle for the win LOL
Take your family to see their home games. So much fun!
Savage ! Trying to put a puzzle together faster than Tina at the Windycitybulls game the other night! Wait for it….. – Joe
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Monday, November 5, 2018
HALLOWEEN @ GIFFORD’S , CL PLAZA, AND SAGE YMCA
Annual Halloween Bash and here we are in our costumes and there were so many other good ones too! See all the Gifford’s Pics here!
Crystal Lake Plaza Featured some great costumes for Halloween too including this little Waste Management Kid! See the rest of the pics when you click here!
Sage YMCA with Joe and some of the cutest costumes! To see more pics from the even click through here.
Hulk Hogan in the building! Getting ready for our Halloween bash at Gifford’s in Elgin! Tina Bree is really giving him some good chair hits! Details on the party HERE.
Oh brother !! Hulk Hogan one of my all time favorites and I’ll be him at Gifford's Kitchen Elgin for Halloween this Saturday night! $500 cash prizes for best costumes and more with Gold Rush Gaming and Metrobytmobile! – Joe Cicero – Star 105.5
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Tuesday, October 23, 2018
What a great turnout at Woodstock North High School Sunday for the Care 4 Breast Cancer 5K! YOU supported so many families through the Family Health Partnership Clinic. Great video below. Look for yourself in it!
Race day success! Thanks to all who supported Vicky’s Cupcakes today! 60+ on the team and over $7000! All individuals on all the teams And support from Integrated Health, Crystal Nicole Designs, Singleton Family McDonald’s, and more. It was a great event for the Family Health Partnership Clinic and fighters of breast cancer in McHenry County! – Joe and Tina
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Sunday, October 21, 2018
JOE AND TINA AT THE SINGLETON FAMILY MCDONALD’S
Now that you’ve seen Joe in his tutu – make a donation here!
The Yale Spizzwinks were in studio today ahead of their show at on October 20th at Willow Crystal Lake. A cappella group with rich history at Yale University. Aiden is an alum from Prairie Ridge High School too.
A cappella group The Yale Spizzwinks(?) in studio yo sing for us today! Prairie Ridge High School grad Aidan O’Connor is part of the group! They are at Willow Crystal Lake – get tickets www.spizzwinks.com
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Thursday, October 18, 2018
This is EPIC! Joe was at the Foo Fighters show in Milwaukee. The cell phone lights are electric.
Love this! Never gets old. Cellphone lights at an arena rock show with my girlfriend last night. Foo Fighters! – Joe Cicero – Star 105.5
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Thursday, October 18, 2018
A squirrel found a new home at Joe’s house. The inspirational pumpkin for Breast Cancer is ruined but at least you can help! You will be saving lives!
Woodstock North dance and cheer squads in this morning to show their school spirit for the Crosstown Rivalry game for Friday Night Lights against Woodstock High School. Great job girls!
Our intern, Baby Mitch Trubisky is tasked with finding the BIGGEST Pumpkin in the NWBurbs of Chicago! Can he do it by Friday morning to redeem himself from a missed event??!! He has a good start….
SPIDER ALERT! Tina picked up a chair to keep it away! Ha Ha!
Spider fun again! Ok, Tina’s face is priceless and she actually PICKED the chair up to save herself! That’s legit fear. Wow! – Joe Cicero – Star 105.5
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Tuesday, October 2, 2018
This is FALL FUN at it’s finest! Joe is juggling pumpkins! We were at Carpenter Park in Carpentersville for their annual fall fest over the weekend.
Pumpkin Juggling! How many people do you know who could do this? What I learned in middle school in Addison! For real. FALL fun to the next level! Monday is here!
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Monday, October 1, 2018
Are you Smarter than Joe? Becca from Sycamore is! They went head to head last night at Benton Street Tap with trivia questions. She won $800! Congrats, Becca! Here is a fun video of her celebrating!
Are you smarter than Joe? Becca from Sycamore can say – YES! She won $800! Here’s the question that got me. It was a good run. Never heard of this. Of all things! Thanks to Benton Street Tap! – Joe Cicero – Star 105.5
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Friday, September 28, 2018
Marengo High School Cheer in studio showing school spirit before Friday’s Homecoming game. They play Woodstock North! Even Tina Bree joined in!
School Spirit! Message us to have YOUR school represent on air! Today , Marengo Community High School cheer squad is here! -Joe and Tina
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Tuesday, September 25, 2018
The Pride of Lake County! Look how awesome this gas station is! #TheWine
Joe saves the day! We get debris all the time on the back roads of the Northwest burbs!
Forget about the weird man capri’s Adam Levine is wearing. HOT or NOT?
We had so much fun at Rush Creek Distilling in Harvard with The United Way of Greater McHenry County. Great food spread with Fork It Foods and our signature cocktails too. Check out the pics here.
Faith Bergstrom from Marengo signed up to be an Army Combat Medic and is making her family and friends proud. This is from yesterday with her dad, Anthony, and step mom, Jennie. Amazing young woman dedicating herself to help others. Love it!
We are making cocktails for a good cause! These are Our drinks! Which looks tastier for the United Way fundraiser we are bartending? It’s not a competition…..but it is!
1. Fuzzy Flamingo (Joe -Vodka, Pink Lemonade)
2. T-Breezy (Tina -Vodka, Grapefruit , Lemon Juice)
“Vincent, I am your Godfather!” Joe’s nephew is one lucky baby. How cute!
This is awesome. The Chicago Bears took their practice to Vernon Hills High School. Joe was there to take some great action shots. Great way to learn more about Da Bears! Check out all the pics HERE.
Joe’s Philadelphia and New York Trip with his two boys Steven and Adam! Click HERE for more pics!
Lip Sync Battle with the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office. They did a great job. It’s the theme song to Cheers!
Join our team to help women in our area who are battling breast cancer with the Family Health Partnership Clinic on October 21st! SIGN UP HERE TO JOIN our team – “Vicky’s Cupcakes”
Intense moment! Insane! B.A. Bunny gets attacked by Chipmunk! We freak out!
Insane moment where a chipmunk calls after BA Bunny and I freak out! Most nature narrators are calm. Not me. It's like WWE!! – Joe
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Attack of the Emojis! It’s World Emoji Day!
Dan Reynolds from Imagine Dragons came out before their show Friday night. Doing good and meeting his biggest fans up close! What a nice guy and show was amazing of course!
Amazing! Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons went out into the crowd at their concert the other night and made the day for some kids! Their faces , their family and friends, it was so touching. Love this guy! – Joe
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Monday, July 16, 2018
Bug bites! “No See ‘Em’s” ? These tiny bugs on the beach! Did a number on my legs! Holy itchy! That’s calamine lotion on them.
Unreal. “No See ‘Em’s” ? These tiny bugs on the beach! Did a number on my legs! Holy itchy! That's calomine lotion on them. – Joe
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Monday, July 16, 2018
SUCCESS! Intern Jess, Tate and Ray inflated this 6ft beach ball! It was a Beach Ball Challenge with Joe and Tina!
Success!!! 6’ Beach Ball blown up by interns! Wow! Yeah! Thanks to McHenry County College Auto!
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Joe went up against a pitcher that throws 90MPH with Tina’s hubby! We all had a blast and here’s the video to prove it! Thanks to the Schaumburg Boomers! Game was so fun too! Go check them out!
Going up against a pitcher that throws 90MPH with Tina’s hubby! Facebrag – I got a hit! We had a blast and here’s the video to prove it! Thanks to the Schaumburg Boomers! Game was so fun too! Go check them out! – Joe
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Friday, June 8, 2018
Elvis is in the building! Cool statue on Route 120 in Lakemoor!
We did it! Thanks to Skydive Midwest!
Tina screaming, I'm possessed! Skydive Midwest took good care of us! It was everything we thought it would be! Enjoy us falling from 14,000 feet! What an experience!
Posted by Star 105.5 McHenry County on Monday, April 30, 2018
Look at Tina Bree’s husband. What a hunk! Do you hear the Top Gun theme song too?! LOL
We call this “Boy in Tree” pic. Do you see it? Creepy right?!
Today’s Impossible Question (6/26/18)
Q: Women are twice as likely to deal with this better than men. – What is it?
A: Ipad Neck pain!
Joe and Tina have been on air together for 9 years and going strong. They are both committed to family and friends in their life adventures and you can hear all about it each weekday morning between 5am - 10am. They each pride themselves on having strong ties to the community - including great partnerships with organizations like Family Health Partnership Clinic, Turning Point, Boys and Girls Club of Dundee Township, CASA of McHenry County, Kiwanis Club, VFW of McHenry, just to name a few...