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 September 5, 1996

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12-and-Under Girls Team Finishes 2nd at Fox Valley Classic
The Wheaton Wings 12-and-under girls Gold squad opened the fall season with an impressive showing at the 1996 Strikers Fox Valley Kickoff Classic. The only thing more beautiful than the weather was the Wings' precision passing and team play, as they...
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[1] Obituaries
Mary A. Cleary Services for Mary A. Cleary, 75, of Palatine and formerly of Des Plaines, will be private. She was born Dec. 18, 1920. Burial will be private. She died Wednesday, Aug. 28, in Brynmawr Hospital, Brynmawr, Penn. Mrs. Cleary...
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2 Naperville Teams Rocket to First-Place Finishes at Palatine Invitational
The Naperville Soccer Association 12-and-under Lasers and 9-and-under Rockets girls soccer teams each took first place at last weekend's Palatine Celtic Invitational. The Lasers earned their second consecutive Palatine championship. They started...
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4th-Graders Ready to Leave Temporary Home
Byline: Michelle Martin Daily Herald Staff Writer "Mobile classroom" is taking on a new meaning for some fourth-graders in Barrington Hills. Two fourth-grade classes at Countryside School spent the first two weeks of school in the gym, while...
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85-Pounders Get Season off to Good Start with 14-0 Win
The Lombard Falcons 85-pound team opened its season with a 14-0 victory over the Glen Ellyn Eagles last weekend in Bill George Youth Football League action. Dave Selimos rushed for 49 yards on 11 carries, caught 4 punt returns for 50 yards and scored...
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A Better Effort for Mundelein Still Ends in Defeat at Glenbrook S
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent In the early game of the Glenbrook South tournament Wednesday, Mundelein put together a better second-game effort, but the Mustangs unfortunately found themselves on the short end of a 3-1 loss to...
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'Accomplish' a Key Word for Des Plaines Juniors
Byline: Lori Mieling "The motto of the Junior Woman's Club of Des Plaines is, 'Trying to accomplish something, not merely exist'," says 13-year member and current president Candi Messerschmidt. And ... "accomplish," this group of devoted ladies...
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Activities Planned for People with Disabilities
Byline: Sue Charpie Registration is currently under way for programs, special events and trips offered by the Western DuPage Special Recreation Association (WDSRA). It is expected that more than 4,000 participants with disabilities will take...
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Airport Board Gives Director a Chance to Quit before Firing
Byline: Deedra Lawhead Daily Herald Staff Writer DuPage Airport Director Thomas Fawell has been given the option of resigning before Monday when he likely will be ousted, commissioners said. "It (resigning) was an option that was brought up,"...
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Alexandra Nechita: It All Started with Coloring Books
Byline: Tom Valeo Daily Herald Staff Writer Eleven-year-old Alexandra Nechita seems to be a strong argument for the notion of inborn genius, but those who study creativity say no such thing exists. Howard Gardner, a cognitive psychologist at...
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Algonquin Neighbors Lose Fight against Early Mowing
Byline: Ray Minor Daily Herald Staff Writer If you live next to a golf course, you should expect to hear the early morning rumble of lawn mowers. It's the price you pay to have a rolling, manicured lawn stretching from your house. That's the...
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Annual Registration Set for Cub Scout Pack 495
Byline: Donna McGuire ***** CORRECTION/date 9-6-1996: The date for the Elk Grove Village Friends of the Library's "Cafe Libra" was incorrect. The outdoor cafe was to be held on Sunday at the Library. ***** Cub Scout Pack 495 is hosting...
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Another Suburban Commuter Rail Line Begins to Run to Reality
Byline: Jon Marshall Daily Herald Staff Writer Work on a new commuter rail line that would run through Chicago's suburbs is starting down the track. Metra and some local governments have launched a study to see if a commuter line using the Elgin,...
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A Pack Could Cost Young Smokers $25 More
Byline: Ray Minor Daily Herald Staff Writer Lung cancer couldn't do it. Threats from national politicians hasn't slowed it, either. But maybe a hit in the pocketbook might do something to slow underage smoking in Algonquin. Village trustees...
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Appellate Court Hears Both Sides to Prairie Path Power Line Fight
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer If Commonwealth Edison Co. ever builds its controversial power line project along the Illinois Prairie Path through Warrenville, company officials promise nature won't take a beating. That's...
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Art in the Market Provides New Paintings for Library
Byline: Eileen Daday For years now, officials with the Arlington Heights Memorial Library have snatched up pieces of original art created by local residents, on display at the Art in the Market, which was held last weekend. This year was no different....
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Art Show to Include Music, Food, Book Sale
Byline: Linda Kurcz Art lovers can browse among the original works by 28 local artists during the "Art on the Prairie" Fine Arts and Crafts Show on Saturday in Warrenville. Sponsored by the Warrenville Public Library District, the show will take...
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As Friends Mourn Teens' Deaths, Police Seek Cause of Fatal Crash
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer Family and friends continued to grieve and search for answers Wednesday to a Labor Day car crash that killed two Rolling Meadows High School seniors. Illinois State Police said Wednesday they are...
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Birthday Bash to Recall 1896 Village
Byline: Timothy S. Rooney Daily Herald Staff Writer There is a new plan to decrease the cost of the Lake Zurich Centennial dinner dance for village residents. The Lake Zurich Centennial Commission has adopted a plan to reduce the cost by $1 for...
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Bit Players Taking on Big Roles for Sox
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer Over the past month, front-running teams like the Braves, the Yankees and the Indians have simply pulled out more cash and loaded their rosters with even more stars. And wild-card hopefuls like the...
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Bond Increased for Hanover Park Shooting Suspects
Byline: Alicia Rioseco Daily Herald Staff Writer Two Streamwood men were in Cook County jail Wednesday, each on $1 million bond, charged in the Aug. 23 drive-by shooting death of Jose Correa of Carpentersville. Hector Catano, 20, and Jose Mecario...
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Bozo Buckets, Hoops Toss Put the 'Fun' in Fun Fair
Byline: Denise Shaffer To welcome in the new school year, the Parent School Association of St. Alphonsus School will host a Fall Fun Fair from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 15 in the school gym. Open to the entire community, this family-oriented...
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Braves Will Stay Strong by Keeping Neagle over Avery
Byline: Bruce Miles At first glance, the Atlanta Braves' acquisition of lefty Denny Neagle looked like another case of the rich getting richer. But these Braves are no foolhardy spendthrifts. General manager John Schuerholz and manager Bobby...
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Brown Too Much for Cubs
Byline: Barry Rozner Daily Herald Sports Writer MIAMI - The Cubs beat Hurricane Fran out of Florida Wednesday night. But they did not escape unscathed. Florida's Kevin Brown, the major league's ERA leader and now a top candidate for Cy Young,...
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Bus Driver Suspended without Pay for Week, Will Get More Training
Byline: Jon Marshall Daily Herald Staff Writer The school bus driver who stopped at a Vernon Hills rail crossing as a train approached and then backed up through a warning gate will be back to work next week. National School Bus Service Inc....
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Car-Buying Consultants Save Hassles
Byline: Schmitt & Culloton There is a way to buy a new car without going through the enervating and exasperating haggling everyone loves so much. Car buying consultants will not only shop around for the car you want but also take care of...
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Carpentersville Moose Lodge Helps Many in Need
Byline: Kristie Benedik The Carpentersville Moose Lodge may be quiet, but it has a big mission and a busy schedule. The local organization is a nonsectarian and nonpolitical organization that is part of Moose International. Our village's lodge...
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Carpentersville OKs Clean-Up Project at Hazardous Waste Site
Byline: Melissa Ramsdell Daily Herald Staff Writer Carpentersville trustees have cleared the way for a multimillion-dollar hazardous waste clean-up project, set to begin next spring. A California aerospace firm, Rockwell International, will pay...
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City Council Notes
Railroad crossing work to detour traffic for 3 weeks Motorists soon will have a smoother ride over the railroad crossing at Washington and Wood streets in West Chicago. But with detours planned around the work for almost three weeks, many must...
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City Invites Input on Senior Housing
Byline: Alysia Tate Daily Herald Staff Writer Rolling Meadows 7th Ward Alderman Rudolf Balek grew up without much money. But he said that's not enough to convince him that Rolling Meadows should build affordable housing for older residents such...
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Compromise Plan for Arlington Roads Won't Be Quick Fix
Byline: Robert C. Herguth Daily Herald Staff Writer Arlington Heights officials may finally have reached a decision on how to address areas without curbs, gutters and sewers, but the village still has a long road to travel before reaching a rest...
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Conant's Debut Version Fares Well in Season Opener vs. Streamwood
Byline: Howard Schlossberg Daily Herald Correspondent Make no mistake - this is a very focused Conant team, on a mission to win the Mid-Suburban South. The only question team is, which Conant team is on the mission? Is it the one that beat...
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Counseling Center Hits Snag in Search for Naperville Site
Byline: Lorilyn Rackl Daily Herald Staff Writer After 25 years, Naperville Community Outreach is in a position to buy a place of its own. But the city's zoning laws may be a stumbling block. The private, not-for-profit agency that helps troubled...
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Courts Begin Mediation Training for Attorneys
Byline: Tony Gordon Training for attorneys seeking to serve as mediators in civil cases involving claims of $50,000 and more in the 19th Judicial Circuit is scheduled to begin next month. Lake County Circuit Judge Bernard Drew said a private...
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Cyclist's 1,110-Mile Ride Needed a Little Spark
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer A bicycle trek across the Great Plains might seem like a fairly boring task. Stu Wasilowski can tell you firsthand that it is. Wasilowski, director of Neighborhood Housing Services of Elgin, recently...
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Cyclones Take 2nd at State Tournament
The Carol Stream Cyclones 12-and-under softball team finished its season by capturing second in the ASA Class "B" State Tournament. The Cyclones qualified for state by taking second in the regional. Finishing with a 3-1 record, including one "mercy-rule"...
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Daily Record
A compilation of DuPage County Circuit Court proceedings of July 30-Aug. 5. Felony Dispositions - Thomas D. Slepicka, 39, 5601 Lakeside Drive, Lisle. Receive, possess or sell stolen motor vehicle: case dropped. Theft: guilty; 90 days periodic...
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Delegates Play Their Part in the Political Process
Byline: J. Hope Babowice You wanted to know Rahul Deodhar, 10, of Vernon Hills wanted to know: What are delegates and what do they do? All those people you saw on your TV wearing silly hats and waving flags and signs - those are convention...
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'De-Malling' the Mall Addition of Value City Stores in Plan for Revamp of Ailing Meadows Center
Byline: Alysia Tate Daily Herald Staff Writer It's a mall in name only. The 400,000-square-foot Meadows Town Mall in Rolling Meadows hardly compares to its counterparts, typically twice its size. Stores like TJ Maxx and F&M Distributors...
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Departing Barber Found Trade by Shear Accident
Byline: Robert C. Herguth Daily Herald Staff Writer With 46 years of barbering under his belt, it's hard for Ed Liegl to recall the first haircut he ever gave. But the long-time owner of the Yankee Clipper Barber Shop in Arlington Heights remembers...
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Depot Days Brings Community Together for Fun
Byline: Judy Loftus Autumn slips its foot in the door this week when Lisle celebrates Depot Days. The three-day festival begins Friday in downtown Lisle. It's sponsored by Lisle Rotary, Lisle Heritage Society, the Lisle Central Business Organization...
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Despite Cultivated Image, Basquiat Was a Self Promoter
Byline: Tom Valeo Daily Herald Staff Writer Jean Michel Basquiat is an artist whose work seemed to erupt from some primitive place inside of him, and he certainly cultivated that impression. He seldom spoke of artists who had influenced him, and...
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Developer Takes Another Shot at Wheeling Town House Plan
Byline: Bob McKee Daily Herald Staff Writer Wheeling residents will have another chance to tell officials what they think about an open field being transformed into a town house complex. Realen Homes Inc. will ask Wheeling - once again - for...
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Dist. 10's Back to Square One on Plan for New Headquarters
Byline: Stacy St. Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer It's back to the drawing board on Itasca Elementary District 10's administration center. School board members are looking for alternatives to the pricey structure they nixed two months ago. Options...
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Dist. 94 Developing Snapshot of Qualities Wanted in Leader
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer Long before West Chicago High School board members even meet their next superintendent, they'll know what the person looks like. But not by hair color or attire. It's the skills and characteristics...
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District 108 Board Member Suggests Refund for Taxpayers
Byline: Joel Palmer Daily Herald Staff Writer A Lake Park High School District 108 board member is proposing something taxpayers don't see often - a tax abatement. Richard Hodyl Jr. said he will ask the board Monday to abate $2.39 million in...
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Downers South's in Midseason Form
Byline: Dave Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer Somebody check Downers Grove South's schedule. You couldn't tell Wednesday's match was a season opener. The Mustangs looked in midseason form as they systematically dismantled Benet 15-5, 15-5 in...
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Do You Know How to Be Irish?
Byline: Barb Ferguson It looks as though a little bit of Ireland will be plunked down at the intersection of Routes 72 and 31 this weekend when the first Fox Valley Irish Festival takes place Saturday and Sunday on the grounds of St. Catherine of...
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Duvall's 'Faerie Tale' Series Weaves Its Magic
Byline: Jeff Tuckman "Shelley Duvall's Faerie Tale Theatre," a series of beloved classics for kids and their parents, is available once again. Beautifully repackaged, each episode features lavish costumes and sets, and are acted by some of Hollywood's...
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Early Risers to Get Extra Workout Time
Byline: Kristy Kennedy Daily Herald Staff Writer By 5:45 a.m. most mornings, Dan Podraza and his basketball buddies are ready to play hoops. But the group has to wait 15 minutes until Schaumburg's Meineke Recreation Center opens. Then, the game...
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Editorials
Dole's dubious anti-drug plan Bob Dole is hoping Americans come to view Bill Clinton as the president who is soft on combating drugs. Dole has some evidence to make his case. While drug use is starting to increase, particularly and alarmingly among...
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E. Dundee Wins Round in Sewer Plant Battle
Byline: Chris Fusco Daily Herald Staff Writer Illinois Supreme Court justices decided Wednesday they will not hear a case that was blocking construction of a proposed sewage treatment plant in East Dundee. That decision, village officials say,...
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Elgin
Byline: Sheri Buttstadt The Fox always needs cleaning The organization whose moniker is its mission - Clean Up and Restore Elgin, or CURE - is planning a citywide river cleanup for Make A Difference Day on Oct. 26. Even though this spring's...
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Elgin Knocks Plan to Rehab Building
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer Elgin planners Wednesday night rejected an owner's plans to rebuild a row of burned out National Street buildings despite several changes made to the proposal. The city's zoning and subdivision hearing...
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Elgin Roadblock Drives Message Home
Byline: Arnold & Kimberly Elgin police got one drunken driver off the road Friday night and reminded more than 60 other motorists about traffic laws during a roadside safety check dubbed Operation Safe Passage. Operation Safe Passage was...
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Entrepreneurs Have Learning in Store
Byline: Deborah Johnson Daily Herald Staff Writer Move over, Waldenbooks. Hit the road, Borders. A group of budding entrepreneurs is giving the bookstore business a run for its money. About 20 students at Kennedy Junior High in Lisle run the...
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Etz Chaim to Celebrate New Year at Church
Byline: Sena Krieg The centuries-old sound of the shofar (Ram's horn) will echo through the sanctuary of Lombard's Christ the King Catholic Church, 1501 S. Main St., the morning of Sept. 14 when members of Congregation Etz Chaim usher in the year...
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Fall's a Good Time to Join Local Organizations, Clubs
Byline: Nita Hunter Whether you're new in town or have lived here many years, fall is a wonderful time to join one of the many Barrington area organizations. Many organizations promote the welfare of our citizens, others organize for just plain...
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Families Facing Epilepsy Can Find Support from Network
Byline: Jenny Senczysen For most, the diagnosis alone can bring fear and panic. But those with epilepsy don't have to go it alone. The Epilepsy Parent and Family Network, affiliated with the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago, offers support...
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Finding a Way to Shore Up Future of Social Security Not an Easy Task
Byline: Don Thompson Daily Herald State Government Writer Ask most people under 35 if they expect to receive Social Security benefits when they retire, and you'll get a hearty laugh. "More young people between the ages of 18 and 34 believe they're...
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Float Seat Gives Different Perspective of BG Parade
Byline: Ruth Silverman After so many years of riding on the Daily Herald float, I know that my view of the annual BG Days Parade is undoubtedly far different from yours, but it's also great fun. I get to see everyone watching, and that's often interesting....
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Florists Give Away Roses to 'Good Neighbors'
Byline: Deborah Pankey Daily Herald Staff Writer Flower power. One DuPage County florist gave new meaning to the phrase Wednesday by handing out close to 20,000 free roses in celebration of Good Neighbor Day. Phillip's Flowers & Gifts,...
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Folk Fest to Feature Train Rides, Music, More
Byline: Paula Eaton How do you celebrate a 100th birthday? With sweet harmonies and tall tales. At least that's how the Fox River Trolley Museum plans to do it. On Sept. 15, the museum will be hold its fifth annual Folk Fest fund-raiser. The...
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Fremd's Strong Team Play Leads to Another Victory at Glenbrook S
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent Fremd ran its record to 3-0-1 by posting a convincing 4-0 victory over Lyons Wednesday afternoon at the Glenbrook South Tournament. Fremd is tied with Glenbrook South in divisional play with 13 points...
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Glen Ellyn Native Cooks Up Career with Help of Scholarship
Byline: Claire Slepicka Glen Ellyn's Mark Palicki, a graduate of Glenbard West High School's Class of '91, was recently honored with a $2,000 scholarship from the Educational Foundation of the Illinois Restaurant Association. Mark is among 31...
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Glen Ellyn Needs to Dig Up Funds for Roosevelt Road
Byline: Hilary Shenfeld Daily Herald Staff Writer Improving the look of Roosevelt Road in Glen Ellyn is a little like putting in new cabinets and carpeting to spruce up your house. Except this renovation could come close to a half a million...
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Grace Defends Muser as 'Best Third-Base' Coach
Byline: Barry Rozner Daily Herald Sports Writer MIAMI - Mark Grace is upset that third base coach Tony Muser has been made the scapegoat of some tough losses this season, not the least of which was Monday's 1-run loss to the Marlins. Muser sent...
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Gregory Street Homeowners Irked over Corridor Plan
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer Mount Prospect resident Jim Smith says when he moved into his house at the corner of Gregory and Pine streets about 35 years ago, there was nothing in the area but a farm and a mud road. Today,...
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Growing Lombard Synagogue Plans Temple Expansion
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer Rapid membership growth has Congregation Etz Chaim in Lombard looking for more elbow room. The congregation may expand the synagogue it established 26 years ago when it purchased the building at...
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Harper Suspends Women's Fall Athletics; Football Team Aims to Bounce Back
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer There will be an athletic void this fall at Harper College. Because of a lack of sufficient interest, athletic director Roger Bechtold said Harper was forced to suspend the women's volleyball,...
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Hawks in No Rush to Sign Zhamnov
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer Training camp begins this weekend in Indianapolis for the Blackhawks, but don't expect to see Alexei Zhamnov anytime soon. The Hawks are in no hurry to sign Zhamnov, the 25-year-old restricted free...
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Hernandez Gets a Rare Day of Rest
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer Roberto Hernandez has been the White Sox' workhorse out of the bullpen this season, for good reason. The big right-hander has put himself in a position to receive some Cy Young Award votes by recording...
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High School Hurdler Trains in San Diego
Byline: Jean Murphy Prospect High School junior Carrie Fleming of Mount Prospect and Prospect's head girls track coach Dave Wurster, attended a Women's Junior Elite Track and Field training camp in San Diego, Calif. for five days in July. Attendance...
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Hoffman Parks Scolds Three for Not Enforcing Policies
Byline: Christine Tatum Daily Herald Staff Writer Hoffman Estates park board commissioners reprimanded the top three district employees Wednesday for failing to enforce the district's purchasing policies. The reprimands were designed to send...
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Horse-Loving Couple Enjoys 'Parenthood' Elgin Family Happy to Save Old Race Horses from Slaughterhouse
Byline: Allison Kaplan Daily Herald Staff Writer . You might remember him from Arlington International Racecourse. You may even have bet on him. Not always a winner, but a reliable money-maker, Overage galloped competitively in top horse races...
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House Panel to Hear of Legal Fight between Palatine, Group Home
Byline: Sandra Del Re Daily Herald Staff Writer Palatine Village President Rita L. Mullins is appearing before the House Judiciary Committee in Washington today to review village legal battles with a group home. Mullins was invited to talk to...
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Ice Cream Social Helps Church Kick off Rally Day
Byline: Jean Hockensmith Enjoy a "sundae" with St. Paul Lutheran Church. A Community Ice Cream Social will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Washington and Ardmore avenues. The fourth annual event is open to the...
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Immaculate Conception's Field Approaches Milestone
Byline: Dave Miller Jean Field isn't one to make a big deal about herself. So we'll do it for her. Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The Immaculate Conception coach is about to earn career victory No. 500. Wednesday's 15-5, 16-14 win against...
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Incident Spurs Closer Look at Parks
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer A host of new security measures for local parks may help prevent crime, Mount Prospect Park District officials hope. An attempted kidnapping at a Des Plaines park earlier this summer has prompted...
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Inverness Calls for Condemnation of 5 Acres
Byline: Sandra Del Re Daily Herald Staff Writer Inverness officials are once again shopping for land near Barrington and Dundee roads for the village's first public safety building. Village President Donna L. Thomas said the village board passed...
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Jennings and Salaam Likely to Sit Sunday
Byline: John Mullin Daily Herald Sports Writer The Bears began preparing not only for Sunday's game in Washington against the Redskins, but also for an offense without two of its key elements. Rashaan Salaam did not practice and is not expected...
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Just What Is Creativity, Anyway?
Byline: Tom Valeo Daily Herald Staff Writer We tend to worship artists. Read any history of art and you'll come away thinking that people like Michelangelo, Cezanne and Picasso possessed superhuman gifts. How else could they have been so creative?...
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Kane County Eagles Hope to Mimic Cougars' Success
Byline: Bob Musinski Daily Herald Sports Writer Professional baseball has obviously been a success in Kane County; proof is the 13,129 who showed up for the Cougars' final home game Saturday night. The Kane County Eagles semipro football team...
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Lake Park's Mueller Starts on Right Foot at Lancers Invite
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent After a disappointing finish in the state meet last year, Lake Park senior Mike Mueller wanted to start the season on the right foot. He got the job done by winning Wednesday's invitational at...
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Language Classes May Help Police Save Lives
Byline: Hodson & McCoppin When a police officer pulled a car over and asked for a driver's license, the driver tried to explain that he was in front of his house, and got out of the car to get his license. The driver spoke only Spanish. ...
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Learn How the Police Work
Byline: Linda Fischer The fall class of the Citizens Police Academy gets under way on Sept. 11. This 10-week program will acquaint you with police procedures and practices and is a great way to become more familiar with the officers who work...
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Libertyville Outlasts New Trier
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent If Libertyville's first two matches are any indication of how things are going to go this season, the Wildcats will likely add a lot of wins to their record and mileage on their gym shoes. For...
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Library Trip to Capture History, Beauty of Galena
Byline: Mary Ahern The Palatine Public Library is sponsoring a bus trip to Galena on Oct. 5. The bus will leave from the library at 7:45 a.m. and will return at approximately 9 p.m. The quaint city of Galena, home of nine Civil War generals, is...
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Liquor Store Selling to Minor Gets Tongue-Lashing, $500 Fine
Byline: Sandra Del Re Daily Herald Staff Writer Foremost Liquors in Palatine has been slapped with a $500 fine for selling a case of beer to a 15-year-old Buffalo Grove teenager. The village's liquor control commission fined the store at 1266...
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Listen Up - It's Your Most Important Skill
Byline: Beth Wilson Daily Herald Staff Writer You'd think a class titled Speech 150 would stress speech or at least speaking. Not Tuckie Pillar's class. This College of DuPage course, also known as Introduction to Business Communication, stresses...
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Little Shops, Big Legacy Sale of 56-Year-Old Shopping Center Could Bring Down a Suburban Pioneer
Byline: Steve Warmbir Daily Herald Staff Writer Longtime Prospect Heights resident Edward C. Dresselhuys recalls the novelty more than 50 years ago of being able to get a hair cut, pick out a hammer and buy some groceries all in one building: the...
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Live Bait Is Still the Best Way to Catch Fish
Byline: Mike Jackson Most of you have roots firmly entrenched in the school of live bait. It was probably an introduction to angling with a redworm or nightcrawler and perhaps a 2-inch minnow. Despite all the hoopla I make about various artificial...
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Local Library Offers Free Class to Explain Internet
Byline: Eileen Gadwood An "Introduction to the Internet" will begin 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Ela Area Public Library, 135 S. Buesching Road, Lake Zurich. This free class is open to people with little or no experience. Reference librarian George...
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Long-Distance Gambling Off-Shore Sports Books Attracting U.S. Bettors - and the Authorities
Byline: Mark Alesia Daily Herald Sports Feature Writer Forgive sports bettors if they weren't sure, but Antigua is not a new shortstop in the major leagues. It is a country, home to some of the companies advertising locally that you can pick...
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Many Question Why Hussein Still in Power
Byline: Jim Allen Daily Herald Staff Writer David Rose left Operation Desert Storm knowing his country secured a victory, not a solution. The former U.S. Marine corporal and Elk Grove Village native was in the Persian Gulf War to work on American...
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Many Teachers Put Heart and Pocketbook into Class
Byline: Burt Constable The first week of school is filled with anxieties: What if I can't handle third grade? What if I don't fit in? What if kids make fun of me? What if no one will sit with me at lunch? What if all the other teachers mock my...
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Market Keeps Shoppers Coming Back for More
Byline: Pam Baert I must admit my embarrassment at this disclosure, but last Friday was the first time I went to the Schaumburg Farmers Market. How could I have missed it all these years? To be honest, I guess I never thought about it. I'd just...
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McGough, St. Edward Best D-C
Byline: Daily Herald Staff Report Murray McGough shot 37 to tie for scoring honors and St. Edward's other three scorers each posted 38s to propel the Green Wave to a 151-159 victory over Dundee-Crown at Randall Oaks. Andy Prindable, Brian Wade...
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Motorola Race to Kick off Fall Season
Byline: Dick Weisz Motorola is kicking off the fall running season with an event for Chicago area and world class runners. The Fourth Annual Motorola Half-Marathon and Relays and USA Track and Field (USAT&F) Women's National Championship will...
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Mount Prospect Van Ordinance Passes First Hurdle
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer Mount Prospect trustees have given tentative approval to a new policy that will allow commercial vans and trucks to be parked in residential neighborhoods, but strictly regulates them. Previously,...
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