Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)

The Daily Herald is a daily newspaper both owned and published by Paddock Publications, Inc. First published in 1872, the Daily Herald is headquartered in Arlington Heights, Ill.The third largest newspaper in Illinois, the Daily Herald serves an area of about 1,300 square miles that includes Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake and McHenry counties. The largest suburban newspaper in the Chicago area, the Daily Herald covers local and national news, as well as neighborhood and community events in the more than 90 communities it serves. Family owned and operated by the Paddocks for four generations, the Daily Herald started expanding in the late 1960s, growing from a weekly paper to five days a week and, finally, daily in 1981. It expanded its coverage area in the late 1980s and since 2000 has experiencd a growth in circulation of almost 20 percent in the suburban Chicago market. In 2010, the Daily Herald received a total of seven awards from the Inland Press Association's national journalism competition. Three of the awards were first place prizes in the areas of community leadership, explanatory journalism in the large-newspaper category (circulation over 75,000), and sports photography. In 2002, reporter Rukmini Callimachi was a finalist for the AP Managing Editors (APME) International Perspective Awards for a story and photographs that told about the lives of area immigrants through their own words. John Lampinen is Senior Vice President/Editor and Daniel E. Baumann is the Publisher.

Articles from July 19, 2001

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Township hosts picnic for disabled residents Schaumburg Township disabled residents and their families are invited to Schaumburg Township's 16th annual disabled picnic for an afternoon of food, entertainment and bingo. The event will be held...
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Play golf and help cancer support center Now through Sept. 7, the Thunderbird Golf Club, on Northwest Highway in Barrington, is donating eight tee times between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Friday to the Wellness Place cancer support center in Palatine....
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Schaumburg Shock Wave: The Schaumburg 16-U girls fast-pitch travel team opened their 2001 tournament schedule with an impressive 4-1 record on Father's Day weekend at the Bloomington- Normal Twin City Classic. The Shock Wave, formerly the Schaumburg...
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Kids can make summer fun with sand projects The Wood Dale Park District will offer Summer Sandsation for children 6 to 11 today and July 26. Participants will make colorful sand projects such as a sand monster, a decorative bottle and a sand picture....
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Community Build Day rescheduled to July 28 The Gifford Park Community Build Day has been rescheduled from July 21 to July 28. Work will begin at 8 a.m. until completed. Gifford Park is at Chapel and DuPage streets. Rain date is Aug. 4. The...
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Student awarded first Lions scholarship Michelle Conway of Winfield, a 2000 graduate of Wheaton North High School, was awarded the Wheaton Lions Club's first scholarship for the visually or hearing impaired Tuesday. Conway will be using the $1,500...
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Radio League to hold Hamfest show Sunday The Fox River Radio League Hamfest will be held at 8 a.m. Sunday at Waubonsee Community College, Route 47 at Harter Road in Sugar Grove. The Hamfest is the annual fund-raiser for the not-for-profit league....
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Villa Park fire board to meet at 6 p.m. today The Villa Park Board of Fire and Police Commissioners has rescheduled is regular monthly meeting to 6 p.m. today. The meeting had been set for July 26. The meeting will be in the committee room on the...
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4-H Members Record Blue-Ribbon Day at Fair
Byline: Bill Ruthhart Daily Herald Staff Writer A year's worth of working and waiting came to an end for several 4-H members Wednesday as they got their shot at showing swine and sheep at the Kane County Fair. "The 4-H kids put in work all year...
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Long Grove concert offers Remedy for rock Long Grove continues its free Thursday concert series this week with Remedy, a cure for those who need alternative classic rock. The Fountain Square Concert Series, sponsored by Mangel & Co. and the...
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Teacher receives grant for week-long study A teacher from Libertyville was among 11 educators honored recently by the Illinois Humanities Council with a True Learning, True Teaching grant from the Illinois Humanities Council. Sheila Clements,...
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Abducted Girl Wants to Go Back to Arizona
Byline: David R. Kazak Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer An attorney representing a teenager who authorities say was taken to Arizona illegally by her mother 10 years ago is preparing to ask a Cook County judge to send the girl back there. "That's...
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A Hat Here, Vase There, Serendipity Everywhere
Byline: Erica Meltzer Daily Herald Staff Writer Serendipity is a happy accident - something wonderful that you didn't realize you would find. Rosemary Mackey of the Downtown St. Charles Partnership thinks her community is full of such surprises,...
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Algonquin Looks to Put New Face on Downtown Special Improvement District Would Give Village Means to Issue Low-Interest Fix-Up Loans
Byline: Amy E. Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer Algonquin officials are hoping to create a district downtown that will allow the village to implement essential portions of its revitalization program. Since Algonquin is not a home rule community,...
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A Little R & R Sabatino Park Is a Place for Relaxation and Remembering One Good Police Chief
Byline: Naomi Dillon Daily Herald Staff Writer Lawrence Sabatino stepped into some mighty big shoes when he decided to accept the job of Sleepy Hollow police chief in 1959. The department was just starting up - and you could tell. The practices...
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ALS Patient Inspires 3,200-Mile Trek Man Shows Others How to Let Their Souls Shine
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent A relationship developed last winter that wound up giving new life to both families involved. It involved an Arlington Heights man who was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou...
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Ambres, Cougars Rout Dayton 11-2
Byline: Mike Considine Daily Herald Sports Writer Wednesday was a day of fluke occurrences for Chip Ambres, but they were the good kind of flukes. The Kane County Cougars' leadoff hitter made an ill-advised steal attempt work in the sixth inning,...
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An Arlington Local Takes the Lead for Chicago's American Red Cross
Byline: Jon Davis The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago has some strong Arlington Heights clout. While it isn't the traditional, stratospheric clout of "Da Fifth Floor," it's pretty good when the chairman of the board comes from your town....
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A Nation's Tolerance for Immigrants Crossing from the South
Byline: Burt Constable It's safe to assume these immigrants come north across the border in search of a better, or at least easier, life. They bring their culture, music and food with them. And their language, of course. Yet, their new nation...
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Arlington Heights Man Earns Award for Rookie Season in Real Estate Industry
Byline: Kim Mikus It takes more than a strong housing market to receive the recognition that Basel Tarabein has at his RE/MAX office in Rolling Meadows. Tarabein, who lives in Arlington Heights, was named RE/MAX Northern Illinois Rookie of the...
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Arlington Hts. to Host Classic Car Show Again
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer Weather permitting, Saturday could be one of this year's biggest days in downtown Arlington Heights. Not only is it the finale for the Central Business District association's "Sidewalk Days Sale," and...
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Bears Head to Platteville with Many Questions
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer For a team that believes it has significantly upgraded itself after last year's 5-11 disappointment, the Bears still have a lot of unanswered questions as they begin their 18th and final training camp...
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Best & Brightest
Matthew J. Caccamo, son of Ray and Marsha Caccamo of Rolling Meadows, graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Arts degree in May. He majored in history and government, was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa honor society...
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Best & Brightest
David Fike of Hawthorn Woods, a student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was selected the recipient of a Churchill Scholarship, which will support a year of study at Cambridge. Fike, who received his bachelor's degree in May, triple-majored...
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Blast National Qualifier in Softball
Byline: Ed Muniz Daily Herald Youth Sports Writer Lemont was the site of the United States Specialty Sports Association national qualifier for 16 and under softball teams July 5 to 8. Bids for the nationals in Florida later this month were up for...
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Blaze, High Heat Taxes Firefighters
Byline: Melynda Findlay Daily Herald Staff Writer A three-alarm fire in Wheaton Wednesday afternoon caused five firefighters to be treated for heat exhaustion. In fact, it was the nearly 90-degree temperatures outside that necessitated the third...
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Buehrle, Sox Have off Night
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer Mark Buehrle, the White Sox' unexpected ace, was due for a dud performance. He wasn't alone in Wednesday night's 9-4 loss to the Indians before 22,634 at Comiskey Park. In losing for only the...
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Butterfly Park Forever Park Named in Honor of 16-Year-Old Girl Who Was Murdered There
Byline: LaTanya S. Letcher Daily Herald Staff Writer When the body of 16-year-old Donnette Wright was found in a field near Woodland Heights Boulevard in Streamwood in 1983, neighbors and friends were devastated. Her death was a nightmare, especially...
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Cary Cultivates Its Prairie Past Park District Is Working to Restore Sands Main Street's Grasslands
Byline: Anna Johnson Daily Herald Staff Writer Walk just a few yards from the gravel parking lot of the Sands Main Street Prairie in Cary and already you feel as if you have traveled back in time 150 or 200 years, when the first settlers began to...
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City Envisions Southwest Side's Future
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer On Aug. 13, the future of Naperville's southwest side will begin to take more definite shape. The city council plans to create a draft of a master land-use plan for Sector G, the southwest section...
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City to Buy Land for Woodland Extension
Byline: Jake Griffin Daily Herald Staff Writer West Chicago's city council approved the purchase of 10 properties between Woodland Avenue and Atlantic Drive to create a new entrance for an industrial area on the city's north side, easing truck drivers'...
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CLC Commended for Using Cheaper, Healthier Fuel
Byline: Carolyn Waller Just 55 cents a gallon and fewer emissions. What more could a community college want from its fuel? How about being the first college in the area to receive the Operation Green Fleets recognition for using more environmentally...
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Clock Turns Back in Hampshire for Its 125th Birthday
Byline: Jennifer Patterson Daily Herald Staff Writer For the most part, the crowd gathered at Hampshire's East Park on Wednesday night wasn't so much interested in what "treasures" had been buried in the time capsule 25 years ago. What was on...
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CL South Makes Strong Showing in Shootout
Byline: Dave Hess Daily Herald Correspondent Crystal Lake South boys basketball coach Marty Dello talks all the time about his team's journey through a season. The sojourn begins in the summer, continues through the regular season with the Fox...
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Conant High School Names 10 Graduates as Valedictorians
Byline: Chad Brooks Daily Herald Staff Writer A little friendly rivalry was strong motivation for one of Conant High School's 10 valedictorians from the Class of 2001. Adam Pike's achievement this year made it the second straight year a member...
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Could Flow of Traffic Be More Important Than Flow of Coffee?
Byline: Natasha Korecki Could Schaumburg be the first town to actually say "no" to Starbucks? Maybe not, but village officials did keep the chain that pops up just about everywhere - there are already several in Schaumburg - from opening a location...
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Critics Accuse Council of Pushing Political Agenda Des Plaines Officials' Approval of Land-Planning Is Called into Question
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer A Des Plaines alderman and a city resident tried this week to get the city council to reject two studies done by the land- planning firm Camiros, charging that the other aldermen had previously set...
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Cubs Still Finding New Ways to Win
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer PITTSBURGH - One "Kid" came out throwing fire from the pitcher's mound. Another "Kid" generated just enough smoke off his bat. And a few guys who aren't kids anymore summoned enough guts and gumption...
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Day-Care Worker Enters Second Not-Guilty Plea
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer A Vernon Hills day-care center worker pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a second charge filed against him alleging he molested a second child at the center. Amarkosh Malik, 23, is charged with...
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Death Comes before 24-Year-Old Woman Can Overcome Drugs
Byline: Erin Holmes Daily Herald Staff Writer At 24 years old, Kerri Waldron was a veteran in her own battle against drugs. But it appears that just as victory seemed within her grasp, she lost the war. Waldron, a former Arlington Heights resident,...
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District 12 May Teach Reading a New Way
Byline: Beth Sneller Daily Herald Staff Writer Administrators in Roselle Elementary District 12 hope to change the way the staff teaches reading so children can learn better at their own individual levels. Spring Hills School principal Kathy...
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Dog Breeder Healthy Enough to Plead Innocent Woman Has Been Sick since She Was Arrested
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer Virginia Cushna was charged with 60 counts of animal cruelty in November, but it wasn't until Wednesday that she told a Kane County judge she wasn't guilty. Cushna, 64, made her first court appearance...
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DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Lisle, county seek water ruling: Lisle officials next month will ask the DuPage Water Commission for a ruling on the rights to distribute water. Both the village and county are looking into providing Lake Michigan water to a group of unincorporated...
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Earnings
Telltabs loss does not meet analyst estimates LISLE - Telecommunications equipment maker Tellabs Inc. Wednesday said second-quarter operating earnings fell dramatically as the economic slowdown continued to leave its mark, and the company said it...
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Editorials
Heed warnings of school violence When a school becomes a scene of slaughter at the hands of an armed student, such as the massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado that left 15 dead, we ask why. We ask why anyone, let alone a young person...
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Elgin Woman's Consulting Firm Focuses on Work Injury Management
Byline: Kim Mikus Frances Keating worked in the patient-care field for more than 20 years before starting her own business where she hopes to make an impact. Keating started Proactive Physical Therapy, an Elgin consulting firm that provides work...
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Elk Grove Mayor, Businessman Clash on O'Hare Call for Poll of How Chamber Members Feel about Expansion Plan Sparks Further Rift
Byline: Ames Boykin Daily Herald Staff Writer A widening chasm between the Elk Grove Village mayor and the local business community deepened Wednesday, as a founding member of the Chamber of Commerce accused the mayor of trying to suppress people...
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Engagement Kicks off Fireworks
Byline: Dave Orrick Daily Herald Staff Writer A heart-throbbing moment preceded heart-stopping fireworks Wednesday night to kick off Vernon Hills Summer Celebration. Hundreds gasped - but nowhere near as emphatically as Erin Lawler of Vernon...
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Engineers to Study Intersection of Lake, Swift
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer Some relief is on its way for drivers who navigate the Swift Road-Lake Street intersection in Addison. The village board this week hired Baker Engineering Inc. in Chicago at a cost of $61,982...
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Expert's Insight Sought on Tax-Hike Referendum
Byline: Eric Peterson Daily Herald Staff Writer Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District officials are looking to another veteran of local politics to help them sell their second attempt at a tax-hike referendum next spring. Barrington...
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Ex-Teacher Could Lose Probation
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer Lake County prosecutors are seeking to revoke the probation of a former schoolteacher from Wauconda who pleaded guilty to molesting one of her students. Linda Olson, 50, was sentenced Nov....
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Feed Your Fancies at NCO Garden Party
Byline: Kat Zeman Daily Herald Staff Writer Dine, wine and shop for a good cause this weekend. You might consider buying a pair of Muhammad Ali's boxing gloves - autographed by The Greatest himself. Or maybe you'd prefer a little something...
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Find the Perfect Gift at Lambs Farm Craft Show This Weekend
Byline: Robin Smith Kollman With more than 150 booths featuring fine artwork and unique handmade crafts, there's bound to be something for even the most discriminatory treasure-hunter when the 22nd annual summer Arts & Crafts Show opens this...
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First-Year Players Battling through Dog Days of Summer
Byline: Mike Considine Daily Herald Sports Writer Fatigue and offense don't work well together in baseball. Since most of the Kane County Cougars are in their first full season, they aren't used to getting to this stage of the season. As the...
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Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Algonquin changes raffle code: Algonquin trustees changed the village's raffle code this week to make it easier on organizations sponsoring them. Several organizations, such as student clubs at Jacobs High School and the Jaycees, sponsor many raffles...
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From the Armed Services
Air Force Airman Timothy Williams, the son of Ann and Jeff Williams of Carol Stream, has completed basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Williams is a 2000 graduate of Glenbard North High School in Carol Stream. Army Sgt....
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Glenbard South Rallies, Advances to Regional Title Game
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Glenbard South knew this situation all too well. Trailing by 6 runs to Glenbard East after only two innings Wednesday in Darien, the Raiders were clearly in a tough spot - again. But just like so many times before,...
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Glendale Heights Kicks off Festival
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer Glendale Heights' annual Summerfest kicked off Wednesday night, with thousands of people flocking to the festival for food, fun, and most importantly, fireworks. "We visit every year," said Larry...
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Glen Ellyn Schools Honor Blount for His Service
Byline: Melynda Findlay Daily Herald Staff Writer Ask any of Steve Blount's former school board cohorts about what they already miss about him, and they'll all give the same answer: his stories. Blount stepped down from Glen Ellyn Elementary...
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Group of Investors Develops Plan to Save Catlow Theater
Byline: Eric Peterson As the owners of Barrington's financially troubled Catlow Theater grow anxious from waiting, and waiting, for a plan to save the building, one group still believes it represents the community's best hopes for the historic movie...
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Group Wants Ballroom Dancing to Continue at Chevy Chase
Byline: Fred Woodhams & Steve Zalusky Fans of Chevy Chase dance nights have no intention of dancing off into the sunset. A group has formed to push for a reinstatement of ballroom dances at Chevy Chase Country Club, 1000 N. Milwaukee Ave. in...
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Handmade Explosives Discovered near School Woodland Workers Stumble upon Devices
Byline: C. L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer Police and Woodland Middle School officials have found six homemade explosives in a field next to the Gurnee school and three more in a nearby subdivision. One of the explosives blew up when a Woodland...
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Have Your Family Camp out Nearby, under the Stars
Byline: Suzanne Corr If you are looking for a great back-to-nature getaway, but don't want to travel far from home, the Cary Park District can help. This Friday night it will sponsor its first All Night Camp-out at our own Lions Park at Silver Lake...
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Help Low-Income Kids Start School Year Right
Byline: Cass Cliatt Daily Herald Staff Writer When the first day of school arrives, concerns over the appeal of back-to-school outfits aren't the only thing giving kids the jitters. They want to make sure they don't have to sit idly by, embarrassed...
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Help Spruce Up Local Sore Spot in Downtown Area This Weekend
Byline: Tona Kunz People walking the State Street bridge to look at the picturesque downtown confront a small island of dead and collapsing trees to the south. But hopefully that will change after this weekend. Alderman Paul DesCoteaux wants...
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Here's Your Chance to Campaign for Public Transit State Legislators to Visit Schaumburg for Hearing on How to Spend $4.5 Billion on New Projects
Byline: Natasha Korecki Daily Herald Staff Writer For some people, the love affair with their automobiles will never be over. For those who commute downtown every day, it may have never started. State and local officials are trying to connect...
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Her Selfless Giving to Others Will Remain in the Hearts of Many
Byline: Sammi King This is a story about a woman's devotion. It is a story about a love for a father, a mother and a sister. As a child, she delighted in the simplicity of farm life. Surrounded by family, she relished the moments spent tending...
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Hersey Gets Past Grayslake, Plays Mundelein Today
Byline: Rusty Silber Daily Herald Correspondent Picking up signs and then catching them at the right time is always crucial at an important part of the game. That was one way for Hersey to eventually get past Grayslake 9-8 in Wednesday's semifinal...
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He says/She Says
Byline: Joel Reese & Barbara Vitello It's beach season, and there are rules for the sandy shore HE SAYS: Bring a not-too-revealing bathing suit, and keep your eyes to yourself. Keep it in your drawer: We're all aware of the double standard...
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Hoffman Estates Branch Library Gets a Step Closer
Byline: Chad Brooks Daily Herald Staff Writer The Schaumburg Township Library Board is getting ready for a groundbreaking day. At a 9 a.m. ceremony Aug. 28, the board will officially break ground on its new Hoffman Estates branch facility. ...
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How Leaders Plan to Keep Elgin One City Officials Adjust Far West Proposal to Make Sure New Growth Meshes with the Old
Byline: Kara Spak Daily Herald Staff Writer A year after it was approved, Elgin leaders took another look at the development plan for the area west of Randall Road and realized the document guiding development could potentially create a part of...
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How to Add Your 2 Cents to Solve Geneva's Problems
Byline: Tona Kunz Daily Herald Staff Writer It's time to stop complaining to your neighbors that you could bring businesses to the east side of Geneva, add parking to downtown or do "something" about Randall Road. Now you can take those good...
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If You Let Your Kid Play Hooky, Expect to Pay Fine under Naperville Law, Parents Would Have to Pay from $100 to $500 for Bogus Notes
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer Skipping algebra could cost Naperville students anywhere from $50 to $300 and parents from $100 to $500 under a new city law. The truancy ordinance approved this week by the city council sets fines...
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If You Love Mac & Cheese, You'll Love This Contest
Byline: Russell Lissau Creative kids have until July 31 to enter on the fifth annual "I Want the Blues" contest, which is sponsored by Kraft Macaroni & Cheese. Twelve winners selected from across the country will receive prize packages including...
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Indian Head Logo Is out after 90 Years in Fox Lake
Byline: Lee Filas Daily Herald Staff Writer An Indian head has been the trademark of the Fox Lake Fire Protection District for more than 90 years. But that tradition ended Tuesday night when the Fox Lake village board dismissed the logo in favor...
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Informational Video to Answer Questions about Redevelopment Project
Byline: Matt Arado It isn't being anticipated with the same excitement as "Planet of the Apes" or "Jurassic Park III," but Mount Prospect residents might want to check out the newest release from the village in a few weeks. The informational...
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Jones Sworn in as South Elgin's New Administrator
Byline: Tom O'Konowitz Daily Herald Staff Writer South Elgin's former top cop took the reins as South Elgin's chief executive Monday night. Village trustees unanimously confirmed Larry D. Jones as South Elgin's new village administrator during...
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Kids, Dads Adventure into the Wild for Camping
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Summer camping takes on new meaning when it is the dads organizing the trip. Just ask some of the children from the Greenbrier subdivision of Arlington Heights who went camping with their dads last weekend, for the ninth...
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Kohorst to Play for U.S. at British Soccer Festival
Byline: Daily Herald Staff Reports Bradley Kohorst, 16, of Geneva, has been selected to play in the British Soccer Festival in Ashford, England, as a member of the People to People Sports Ambassador Team. The team of young men ages 16-17, from all...
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Lake County in 60 Seconds
Shimer names institute head: A Waukegan man is the new director of Shimer College's new Hutchins Institute, which focuses on education and enrichment. James J. Donovan has been working as a research scientist at Abbott Laboratories in Libertyville...
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Lake Forest Graduate School of Management Names Popoli as President
Byline: Kim Mikus Lake Forest Graduate School of Management recently appointed John N. Popoli as its new president and chief executive officer. Popoli, who becomes the fourth president of Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, has served...
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Lake Judges to Teach Their Peers on Ethics, Conduct for Capital Cases
Byline: Tony Gordon Two Lake County judges will be sharing expertise with their colleagues in the months to come. Chief Judge Jane Waller said Circuit Judges Raymond McKoski and Christopher Starck will be going from the courtroom to the classroom...
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Large Cast Sparks 'Annie Get Your Gun'
Byline: Steve Zalusky Daily Herald Staff Writer Buffalo Bill comes to the Buffalo Grove area this weekend. The Buffalo Grove Park District Fine Arts will present "Annie Get Your Gun" as its annual summer musical offering. Cari Reporto, assistant...
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Library Choses Terra Cotta Exterior
Byline: Kari Hartman Daily Herald Staff Writer Since they first started mapping out Naperville's third library more than a year ago, library officials have said they wanted to build a facility that would be on the cutting edge. They've said they...
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Lietzke Fresh and Ready for New Challenge: Senior Tour
Byline: Joe Aguilar Daily Herald Staff Writer Family man Bruce Lietzke woke up Wednesday morning as a 50-year- old for the first time in his life and popped three Advil tablets, just as he has done the last several years. He was in a strange room,...
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Lisle Church Supports Missionaries' Work in Africa
Byline: Jessica Centers Daily Herald Staff Writer Ten years ago, the Rev. John Palka and his wife, Melissa, were just the average Joe and Jane from Downers Grove. Then they sold all their belongings and left for Togo, Africa, in 1992. After...
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Lisle Park District, Church Hope to Share Parking
Byline: Marni Pyke Daily Herald Staff Writer If negotiations on sharing a parking lot go as planned, the Lisle Park District and the DuPage African Methodist Episcopal Church will have a match made in heaven. The two entities are hoping to split...
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Local Couple Celebrates 73rd Anniversary
Byline: Karen Schaudt A special and rare event just took place in Lake Zurich, but only a chosen group of family and friends took part. Anthony and Bernice Kobeski, residents of Lexington Manor Nursing Home on Rand Road, celebrated their 73rd...
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Local Woman Brought Good Work to Library, Harper before Passing Away
Byline: Cass Cliatt We offer our condolences and bid a fond farewell to Barbara G. Evenson of Rolling Meadows, who died July 15. Evenson was not only the mother of former Rolling Meadows Alderman Mark E. Evenson, she also was active in the community...
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Lombard Gas Station Finally Nears Construction
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer A long-delayed gas station project on the north side of Lombard may be close to construction. Village officials say the Shell Co. is expected to begin work in August on a new gas station at the...
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Looks like Giambi out of Picture
Byline: Barry Rozner Cubs fans dreaming of Jason Giambi can wake up now. Giambi told his Oakland teammates Wednesday night that he's not going anywhere. That news, he said, is courtesy of Oakland owner Steve Schott. Earlier in the day, two...
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Lost Revenue Might Mean Bill for Itasca Residents
Byline: Justin Kmitch Daily Herald Staff Writer Itasca residents might stand to lose such amenities as free garbage and branch pickup and $1 vehicle stickers if the current sales tax revenue slump continues. The village generates about $5 million...
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Market Echoes the Spirit of Days Long Ago
Byline: Laura and Shawn Ehrke We live in an era of megastores, where a head of lettuce may be scanned alongside a pair of slippers and a car battery. While the fusion of grocery store and department store may offer convenience, something is definitely...
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Mayor Proclaims Aug. 5 as Sibling Day in Gurnee
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer Sometimes silly and sometimes serious, governmental proclamations come in many different forms in Lake County and elsewhere. Gurnee is among the Lake County towns that issues the proclamations. Mayor...
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Meadows Woman Leaves Imprint on City during 87 Years
Byline: Reggie Gorski You had to have been a veteran Rolling Meadows resident to remember Julia Bunn. But if you can, you'll know she left her imprint on the city. She left this world at the age of 87 this past weekend, not without memories for...
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Metra Cracks Open Doors to Allow Bikes on Some Trains
Byline: Robert McCoppin Daily Herald Staff Writer For the first time, bicycle riders will be able to take their bikes on board Metra trains this summer-but only under strict limitations, and for a price. After years of resistance, Metra, the...
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'Mission Celebration Week' Honors Alexian Brothers Center's Work
Byline: Ames Boykin For more than 700 years, the Alexian Brothers have worked to help the sick, the aged, the poor and the dying. The mission remains the same today. In that spirit, the compassion of Alexian Brothers Medical Center employees...
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Mt. Prospect Boy Scouts to Take Virginia by Storm
Byline: Jean Murphy More than just a bit of Mount Prospect is traveling to the big Boy Scout Jamboree 2001 at Fort A.P. Hill, Va. The Northwest Suburban Council of the Scouts, which is headquartered in Mount Prospect's Kensington Business Center,...
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Naperville Asks Builders to Straighten out Roads Planners Want to Avoid Traffic Tangles around Timber Creek, Kinloch Neighborhoods
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer Naperville planners are trying to untangle a convoluted street plan for two new subdivisions that will straddle an extension of 95th Street. The city council is set to review plans for the Timber...
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New Dundee Lions Club Members Ready to Help Their Community
Byline: Barbara Ferguson Volunteers and service organizations, what would we do without them? They plug the gaps that governmental bodies cannot afford to fill. They truly are the good Samaritans along the roads we travel. One of these service...
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