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 May 9, 1998

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Activities Keep Hemmens Hopping
Byline: Blythe Rainey-Cuyler Daily Herald Correspondent Whether it's a rental activity in the theater and exhibition hall or a city-sponsored show, it takes a lot of work to make the event happen at Hemmens. Our job at the center is to make every...
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A Gracious 'Thank You' Elaborate Luncheon Honors Cary Teachers
Byline: Stephanie McClelland Daily Herald Staff Writer It is not every day the teachers at Cary's Briargate Elementary School sit down to a candlelight lunch complete with fine china and bouquets of roses. That's why they look forward to the...
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Algonquin Man Charged with Reckless Homicide
Byline: Steve Warmbir Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer An Algonquin man was charged with reckless homicide and driving drunk, and ordered held on $50,000 bond Friday. Richard L. Powell, 32, 418 Scott St., is accused of driving drunk the night...
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Around the World and Back: The Yo-Yo Returns to Popularity
Byline: Mary Beth Huffman There is a "new" craze sweeping the country - yo-yos. As the saying goes, almost everything will be back in style if you wait long enough. Practicing "around the world" or "walking the dog" during lunch and after school...
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A Story Worth Pausing from Basketball Boycott
Byline: Bob Frisk Although I promise this will not lead to any picketing, I have two boycotts currently in effect. I stopped listening to sports talk radio on Jan. 1, 1998. I also started boycotting basketball on March 30, 1998 when the final...
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Back to Drawing Board for Charlotte
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer CHARLOTTE - The Hornets might have learned several valuable lessons in Friday night's 103-89 loss to the Bulls. First of all, coach Dave Cowens might think up better strategies while riding the team...
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Baja Beach Club to Host Teen Nights This Summer
Baja Beach Club will open for teenagers with a juice bar on Sunday nights beginning this summer. "I think it's something we need to do for the kids, to give them something to do," club manager Mark Khayat said. Only students from Libertyville,...
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Bartlett Man Gets 5 Years for Reckless Homicide
Byline: Robert McCoppin Daily Herald Staff Writer A Bartlett man was sentenced to five years in prison Friday for driving while on cocaine and causing a car crash that killed a young woman in West Chicago. Richard L. Mast, 39, of 206 N. Crest...
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Batavia Baseball Rallies for Win; St. Charles Drops First in UEC
Byline: Daily Herald Reports The Batavia and Morris baseball teams have made a habit of playing dramatic games the past two seasons. There was more excitement Friday as Batavia scored a run in each of the last two innings to rally for a 4-3 victory...
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Batavia Soccer Wins 2 Games to Open Guilford Tournament Geneva Baseball Suffers Heartbreaking Defeat
Byline: Daily Herald Reports The Batavia girls soccer team defeated Rockford Auburn, 4-0, and Rockford Guilford, 1-0 on penalty kicks, Friday to open play in the Guilford tournament. Lauren Barnard scored twice for the Bulldogs (9-4) against...
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Baumann Selected as CEO of Paddock Publications
Daniel E. Baumann has been named chief executive officer of the Daily Herald, Publisher Stuart R. Paddock Jr. announced Friday. The Paddock Publications Board of Directors named Baumann CEO of the firm as well as its president at a meeting Thursday....
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Bridge Cost May Hit Schools, Parks Hard
Byline: John Chase Daily Herald Staff Writer The school and park districts in Wheaton likely will pay the bulk of $80,000 still needed to build a pedestrian bridge over the Union Pacific railroad tracks on the west side of town. Officials from...
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Bulls Play It Casual about Reinsdorf's Rhetoric
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Michael Jordan was asked questions about Phil Jackson Friday he wanted to answer but couldn't. Reporters at the Bulls' shootaround Friday morning in advance of Game 3 of the Eastern...
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Bulls Show Hornets That One Playoff Win Means Little
Byline: Mark Alesia Daily Herald Sports Feature Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Charlotte Hornets brought out growling professional wrestler Ric Flair, apparently a man of some renown, to exhort the crowd during introductions Friday night. He looked...
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Burlington Central Soars to Third Krantz Sparkles; Morris, Ruston Run to Victories
Burlington Central coach Mike Schmidt thought his team could score 44 points if the Kane County track meet went as seeded. Instead, the Rockets scored 56 points to claim the third place trophy, edging out Batavia by 1 point. "I'm really proud of...
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Bus Tour Shows the Long Road Behind, Ahead of Elgin 2-Hour Ride's the Last Stop for Leadership Group
Byline: Mark Billings Daily Herald Correspondent Nearly 40 community leaders gave Elgin the thumbs up Saturday while touring the city's historic neighborhoods, downtown and riverfront. Designed to showcase the city's quality of life, a two-hour...
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Cameron's Return to Lineup Still Up in the Air
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer OAKLAND, Calif. - James Baldwin, who was banished to the bullpen, is not the only White Sox player in manager Jerry Manuel's doghouse. Mike Cameron was held out of the starting lineup for the fourth...
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Canty Comes Up Big in FVC, Edges Russell in High Jump
Byline: Jeff Newton Daily Herald Correspondent LaShawna Canty of Jacobs is a veteran of big meets. She qualified for state last year in the high jump and long jump, and she put that experience to good use in Friday night's Fox Valley Conference...
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Catholic Charities Makes Appeal to Churches
Byline: Mary Jo Przygoda Daily Herald Staff Writer Catholic Charities of Lake County will conduct a Mother's Day Appeal in all Lake County Catholic churches today and Sunday to help meet its increased demands for social services. The goal for...
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Changes on the Horizon for Bears Scouting Staff
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer The Bears' personnel department, which has been the province of Mark Hatley for exactly one year and one day, will soon add three more of "his people" when scouts Charles Garcia, Gary Smith and Mike...
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'Checks and Balances' Needed with Management
Byline: Jordan I. Shifrin Imagine running a business and allowing just anyone to sign all of the checks, pay all of the bills, have exclusive signatory authority on all checking accounts and reserve accounts and have no accountability other than...
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Closure of Old McHenry Expected to Jam Rt. 22 10-Day Project Is Plannd for Improvements on EJ & E Tracks
Byline: Natasha Korecki Daily Herald Staff Writer Traveling on Old McHenry Road in Hawthorn Woods may get difficult beginning Tuesday. The Lake County Division of Transportation will close the stretch of road between Quentin and Midlothian roads...
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Club Spreads Happiness Wherever It Goes
Byline: Ruth Silverman Daily Herald Correspondent ***** CORRECTION/date 05-16-1998: Pepsi-Cola General Bottlers Inc. and Dominick's Finer Foods sponsor the Happiness Club, a musical group made up of children from Chicago and the suburbs. This...
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Convention Bureau's Open House to Mark Success
Byline: Kevin Barrett Daily Herald Staff Writer As assistant director of the DuPage County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Kathy Spencer must look upon Lisle with a little envy. With an entire county and more than 80 hotels and motels to promote,...
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Cropper Betters State Qualifying Time in 3200
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer The final surge wasn't enough to get Conant junior Mike Cropper a 3200-meter win in the 23rd annual Cougar Track Classic on Friday. Cropper wound up two-tenths of a second behind winner Ryan...
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Cubs Agree with Giants to Play Double-Header
Byline: Bob Logan Daily Herald Sports Writer Controversy got quelled and harmony reigned when the Cubs decided to play a doubled-header today against the San Francisco Giants in Wrigley Field, starting at noon. Both games will be televised on WGN...
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Daily Herald Captures Top Awards
The Daily Herald collected five Chicago Headline Club awards Friday, including one for its coverage of an alleged drunken driving crash that killed three high school students and a woman. Daily Herald staffers Christie Hart, Robert McCoppin, Ray...
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Day in 'Jungle' Teaches Teamwork Judson Students Organize Games for Youngsters
Byline: Heather Ryndak Daily Herald Staff Writer For 11-year-old Bryan Pelka, wallowing through swamps, swimming under bridges and running through a jungle wasn't a dangerous or difficult task. In fact, the fifth-grader at Elgin's Summit School...
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Editorials
The birth of yet another giant The name doesn't exactly roll off the tongue like a Mercedes off a German assembly line, but we had better get used to saying it. DaimlerChrysler. With a mere five-months gestation, the largest industrial merger...
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Edward's Big Hit(s) Lift Prospect; Barrington, Schaumburg Prevail
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer Jessica Edward had a little RBI and a big RBI Saturday. They added up to a 2-0 victory for Prospect in Friday's Mid-Suburban South contest at Conant. In the first inning, the Prospect senior catcher's...
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Eligible Webber Eyes Big Ten Larkin Running Back Expresses Interest in Purdue
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Vince Webber's dream of playing football in the Big Ten is still alive. Webber, Larkin's all-time leading rusher, recently completed all the academic requirements needed in order to be offered an athletic scholarship...
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Erickson a Hit in His Hometown
Byline: Joe Bush Daily Herald Sports Writer Matt Erickson's homecoming was a hit, in more ways than one. Erickson, the Cougars' third baseman, is a native of Appleton, Wis., which is considered the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers' home, though their...
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Event Helps College-Bound Jewish Teens
Byline: Laura Zahn Pohl Daily Herald Correspondent Along with a myriad of other factors, many high school students want to consider religion and diversity as they make their choices for college. For Jewish teenagers, it can be especially worthwhile...
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Farm, Fields Hike Helps Kids Cultivate Knowledge of Nature
Children in the five-week Farm, Fields, You & Me class went on a mini-adventure with their parents last Friday as they learned about everything from flowers to the food chain on a nature walk Friday, May 1. According to Dena Karuza, Living Land...
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Fermilab Aims to Reduce Number of On-the-Job Injuries
Byline: Terri Tabor Daily Herald Staff Writer Almost every week at least one Fermilab employee is injured on the job. That is unacceptable to Fermilab officials and maybe even to the federal government, whose Department of Energy funds the national...
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'Fill the Boot' to Aid Young Burn Victims
Byline: Rusty Ayers If you have ever seen our volunteer firefighters in action, you'll probably agree it would be pretty hard to fill their shoes. Today at locations throughout town, we'll all have a chance to help "Fill the Boot" for Huntley...
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Flooding Jams Rt. 53 near Glen Ellyn Traffic Rerouted after DuPage River's East Branch Overflows
Byline: Karen Kutz Daily Herald Staff Writer Thursday's torrential rains flooded a stretch of Route 53 near Glen Ellyn all day Friday, sending motorists scurrying to find detours. The DuPage County Sheriff's Department closed off the highway...
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Floyd Swink Answers the Call of the Birds
Byline: Vicki Sebela Daily Herald Correspondent Bird's-eye view May 13-17 is the peak period for warblers in this area. Early morning and late afternoon are good times for bird watching. Here are some good spots: MORTON ARBORETUM Where:...
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Folklore Society Keeps Culture of the Past Alive
Byline: Ann Brack-Johnson Daily Herald Correspondent Back in the early days of American history, entertainment was participatory. You didn't just sit back to watch a television screen, you got involved. You played an instrument, composed a song,...
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For Bulls, Games Prove to Be Least of Their Troubles
Byline: Mike Imrem CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Friday was a capsule of the entire Bulls season with controversy and victory coming in equally emphatic portions. In the morning, questions about Jerry Reinsdorf, the future, the fate of a dynasty. In the...
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Ford Festiva Cooling System Operating Normally
Byline: Scot Manna Q: I own a 1990 Ford Festiva. I am having some problems with the cooling system. The only time the engine gets up to operating temperature is when it is warm outside or the car sits at a red light. When I start driving again,...
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Foreclosure Lawsuit Delays Auction of Mundelein Club
Byline: Mark Spencer Daily Herald Staff Writer The court-ordered public auction of the building that housed Score's strip club on Route 60/83 near Mundelein was delayed for two weeks on Friday. Intercounty Title Co. in Libertyville rescheduled...
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Fox Valley Teachers Honored for Skill, Dedication
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer Teachers at the top Kathleen Corso of Spring Trail Elementary School in Carol Stream was named Kane County Elementary Educator of the Year. Gary Swick, who teachers environmental science at Dundee...
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Fund-Raiser Will Attempt to Ease Strain on Family
Byline: Adeline Dobbins Daily Herald Correspondent Lucy Carlino and her 11-year-old son, Ricky, face a precarious future on their own. When Lucy's husband, Rich, succumbed to cancer in 1990, she devoted herself to raising their two sons - Mario,...
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Gallas Pitches Cary-Grove by Grayslake
Byline: Daily Herald Staff Reports Kelli Gallas is like a fine wine. She just seems to get better and better with time. Just a freshman, the Cary-Grove pitcher had her best outing of the season Friday in leading the Trojans to an 11-0 romp over...
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Garage Sale Junkies Welcome Start of Season
Byline: Laura Zahn Pohl Daily Herald Correspondent How to achieve garage sale glory Practiced garage sale buyers and sellers offered these tips to novices: - "Be persistent if you need a certain item," said Christine Field of Wheaton, who...
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Getting Back on Track 'Refocused' Bulls Don't Give Hornets Room to Maneuver
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. - In a playoff series, the problem with playing against the Bulls isn't winning a game. The difficulty comes when you try to win again. Perhaps it was a foregone conclusion, but...
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Glenbard North Rushes to Eighth-Straight DVC Crown
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer Glenbard North started winning DuPage Valley Conference titles about a month before the Bulls began winning NBA crowns. While the Bulls took a two-year siesta from the top, Glenbard North just...
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Glenbard S. Loud, Proud in Victory Geneva Relay Sets Record
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Sports Writer It was a very loud - and well-earned - victory lap for Glenbard South. The Raiders had just finished dominating the remainder of the Suburban Prairie Red Conference, and they made it loud and clear...
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Golden Apple Adds 4 Suburban Teachers to Its Elite Ranks
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer All the trappings of the Academy Awards were there: lights, cameras, women in beautiful gowns and the coveted golden statues. But instead of actors, the honorees were teachers. And instead of Oscars,...
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Golf Carts May Hit the Road in New Sun City
Byline: Amy E. Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer Golf carts are one roadblock away from becoming the hottest mode of transportation in Del Webb's Sun City Huntley project. After a 1 1/2-hour debate this week, the Illinois House approved a bill...
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Governor Now Getting Behind Plan to Double Tax Exemption
Byline: Don Thompson Daily Herald State Government Writer SPRINGFIELD - Gov. Jim Edgar on Friday said he's open to doubling the state's income tax exemption, an election year gift state lawmakers hope to provide voters before going home to campaign...
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Grace Brings Winning End to Marathon
Byline: Bob Logan Daily Herald Sports Writer Way back when the Cubs gummed up the works for owner P.K. Wrigley, he still made a mint by peddling mint-flavored gum with the slogan, "Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun." The 1998 Cubs went P.K....
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Grace Lutheran Honored for Opening Doors to Many
Byline: Ginny Skweres Daily Herald Correspondent Grace Lutheran Church in Glen Ellyn is proving that church just isn't for Sundays anymore. The building is a hub of service activities reaching out to the whole community. One night a week,...
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Grayslake Cleans Up in Muddy Tourney Opener vs. Waukegan
Byline: Brian Pitts Daily Herald Correspondent After Thursday's steady downpour, the playing conditions at St. John's Field in Highland Park weren't exactly favorable for the Giants tournament game between Grayslake and Waukegan Friday. Slop...
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Group Looks Ahead as Members Renew Commitment
Byline: Madeleine Doubek Daily Herald Staff Writer Northwest 2001 celebrated its 10th birthday Friday, with members renewing their commitment to bring area leaders together to confront challenges facing the entire Northwest suburban region. In...
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Hilltoppers, Dukes Rise to the Top
Byline: Mike Considine Daily Herald Correspondent Glenbard West multiplied the pressure of defending its No. 1 ranking by trying to win a sectional and leaving an impression in its final home meet. Faced with all that pressure, the Hilltoppers...
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Home of the Sparrow Moves in to New Offices in Barrington Bank
Byline: Michelle Martin Daily Herald Staff Writer Home of the Sparrow has found a new shelter for its administrative and support functions in the Harris Bank building in Barrington. The not-for-profit group operates shelters for homeless women...
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Hornets Repeat as WSGC Champions
Byline: Ken Tillotson Daily Herald Correspondent Hinsdale South accomplished exactly what it set out to do and tacked on a little bit extra. Senior Nicole Whitman anchored the Hornets defense of the West Suburban Gold Conference title by contributing...
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Hyundai Puts the Accent on Affordability
Byline: Dave Boe Background: The South Korean-built, subcompact Accent replaced the venerable Excel as Hyundai's entry-level offering in the 1996 model year. Hyundai sold its first car (the Excel) in the United States back in 1986. Today, Hyundai...
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It's Illinois Derby Day at Sportsman's
Byline: Ray Hallett If the Chicago racing scene is to have a moment of glory in 1998, it is today. This is Illinois Derby Day at Sportsman's Park. Over the years, the reputation for top-class racing in the Chicago area was the exclusive claim...
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Jackson's Agent Not at All Amused by Latest Comments
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Todd Musberger, the man who would be responsible for negotiating Phil Jackson's return to the Bulls as coach next season, found the published comments of Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf...
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Jailing of Gang Leader Gives a Neighborhood Some Hope
Byline: James Kimberly Daily Herald Staff Writer Residents of an east-side Elgin neighborhood are hoping for quiet nights now that a high-ranking street gang member who lived there has been returned to the Kane County jail. For the most part,...
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Judge Allows 2nd Blood Sample in DUI, Reckless Homicide Case
Byline: Robert McCoppin Daily Herald Staff Writer A judge refused Friday to throw out evidence that Randy Visor was under the influence of alcohol in a car crash that killed three Naperville teenagers and a woman in Aurora last year. Lake County...
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Kids Can Do Bit of Ridin' for Safety at Bike Rodeo
Byline: Stephanie McClelland Daily Herald Staff Writer There won't be any roping, but there will be a lot of riding at the bike safety rodeo on May 16 in Fox River Grove Using their bicycles instead of horses, children will learn to maneuver...
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Kids Walking to School. Lots of Open Space and a Sense of Community - Waterford Oaks Taps into Traditional Roots
Byline: Gwen H. Jader Daily Herald Correspondent - Price range: $156,990 to $186,490 single-family; $110,490 to $129,990 town houses. - Models opened: March 1997 - Schools: Goodwin Elementary, Gary D. Jewel Middle and Aurora West High schools...
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Krabbe Pitches Larkin Past Streamwood 7-1
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent One wind-blown fly ball turned out to be more than enough offense for Larkin pitcher Matt Krabbe. Jason Richardson's second-inning drive bounced off the glove of Streamwood left-fielder Billy...
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Letter Carriers Become Food Collectors for a Day
Byline: Bob Smith Daily Herald Staff Writer Everyone knows letter carriers trudge through rain, sleet, snow and goodness knows what else to deliver our mail. Today, they're hoping you'll deliver something for them. Carriers in Naperville and...
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Library Summer Hours Kick in Just in Time to Enjoy Lilac Parade
Byline: Catherine Josephs Daily Herald Staff Writer Get outside and smell the lilacs should be the battle cry of the Lombard library. The Helen Plum Memorial Library will start its summer hours on May 17, the day of the annual Lilac Parade. That...
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Lilacs Draw Buyers from All over Annual Garden Club Sale Is Sole Fund-Raiser of the Year for Group
Byline: Kelly Caccamo Daily Herald Staff Writer You can't hide the fact that Lombard knows its lilacs. Norma Bishop traveled all the way from Des Plaines on Friday to take home a lilac bush during the village's annual sale. "We came down to...
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Lombard Church Sending Local Couple on 3-Year Mission to Costa Rica
Byline: Diane Dassow Daily Herald Correspondent The Lombard Mennonite Church will send Tim and Leslie Klingler with their blessings as the young couple leaves on a three-year assignment to Bribri, Costa Rica. At a 10 a.m. service Sunday, the...
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Meadows Starts Tourney with Victory
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Timing may be everything ... and for Rolling Meadows, the time might be now. Searching to find any kind of win streak to build momentum, the Mustangs were hoping to use their own tournament this weekend to jump-start...
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Medical Mission Trip Blesses Optometrist
Byline: Rachel Baruch Yackley In our own small township there are people who make it their business to contribute to the world community. Dr. Jeffrey Johnson, an optometrist who practices in St. Charles, helps in Central America. Each year...
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Merger Swings and Misses Sports Authority-Woolworth Deal Draws Chorus of Boos on Wall Street
Byline: Mike Comerford Daily Herald Business Writer In sports, as in sports retailing, timing is everything. The Sports Authority and Woolworth Co. found that out Friday as they watched the value of their planned merger plummet on Wall Street,...
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North Beach Brings Fun Back Indoors
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer The drab beige exterior of the Hoffman Plaza strip mall offers little indication of what lies behind its newest tenant's door. But a step into the new North Beach nightspot and private party center...
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North Central 1-1 at NCAA Regionals
Byline: Special to the Daily Herald The rains subsided and the NCAA Division III Great Lakes Softball Regionals got underway a day late from Eau Claire, Wis., Friday. North Central won a thrilling game from Carthage College 3-2 in 10 innings...
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Oak Grove Set for Enrollment 'Explosion'
Byline: C. L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer With 45 new students already signed up to attend classes at Oak Grove School in the fall, school officials are bracing for an enrollment boom. "We've never had a list like this before. I think this...
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Obituaries
Crop See Lorraine Chropkowski notice. Glen Ellis Short Funeral services for Glen Ellis Short, 59, of Aiken, S.C., will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Shellhouse Funeral Home Chapel, 924 Hayne Ave., Aiken S.C. The Rev. Dr. George S. Duffie...
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Old Message, New Perspective Youngsters Dance and Sing, Rally against Drug Use
Byline: Kevin Barrett Daily Herald Staff Writer Standing outside Naperville's Get High on Life rally Friday afternoon, fifth-grade classmates Erin Carey and Renee Oscarson said the message they were getting was nothing new. "We heard the same...
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Pace Won't Say Why Investigator Was Hired
Byline: Robert C. Herguth Daily Herald Staff Writer Pace spent more than $10,000 last year on a private investigator, whose tasks, sources say, included ferreting out Pace employees suspected of circulating letters critical of executives at the...
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Palatine Prevails in Sectional Marathon
Byline: Daily Herald Staff Reports Somewhere, there are undoubtedly all sorts of records kept pertaining to badminton sectional meets. And while it isn't likely that anyone has ever kept track of the length of one of those meets, it's even less...
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Palwaukee Neighbors Optimistic about New Noise Diversion Study
Byline: Shamus Toomey Daily Herald Staff Writer Melissa Fishman of Wheeling is not naive about airplane noise. When she moved in 1995 to the Foxboro apartments just north of Palwaukee Municipal Airport, she says she knew noise literally came...
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Parents Who Slapped Daughter Won't Go to Trial
Byline: Laura Janota Daily Herald Staff Writer After using physical force to discipline their daughter, a Chinese couple who could have been deported for it took heart Friday in a valuable lesson. Hou-Lin Li and his wife, Luying Deng, accused...
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Pilja Breaks 9 Minutes in 3200; Glenbard South Wins the SPC
Byline: Daily Herald Staff Report Naperville North senior Mark Pilja hadn't run a 3200 meters in a month, but he hadn't forgotten how to squeeze beyond the nine-minute barrier. At Hinsdale Central's McCarthy Invitational, Pilja set a meet record...
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Pohlman Powers Barrington Victory
Byline: Daily Herald Reports It's scary to think just how good Barrington's Dan Pohlman is going to get over the next two seasons. The sophomore center fielder had 2 home runs and a double and drove in 6 runs in an 18-5 MSL crossover win at Prospect...
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Pop-Up Art Is a Big Hit with Gurnee Students
Byline: Kristin Larson Daily Herald Staff Writer Gurnee seventh-graders may not become the next pop-up sensations, but they'll bring home a Mother's Day card. They'll also make a children's book to show and read to younger students in the elementary...
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Proposal for Land along Route 120 Includes Jewel Developer Wants 75 Acres Annexed to Gurnee
Byline: Scott Silvestri Daily Herald Staff Writer A new Jewel/Osco proposed for Gurnee is part of a much larger development that would include a 36-acre office park and areas for retail businesses. Plans for the entire development slated for...
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Prospect Makes Its Point(s); Records Go to Fink, Wadas
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent The 1998 edition of the Mid-Suburban League girls track championships lived up to all its advanced billing. The meet was fast, and Prospect followed its pre-meet selection by a consensus of coaches...
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Pssst ... Here's the Secret to Organizing Drawers, Cabinets
Byline: Arlene Arends Daily Herald Correspondent Nothing is quite so wonderful or quite so intimidating as a blank, untouched kitchen waiting for utensils. You're anxious to unpack your boxes so you can at least make breakfast in the morning....
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Respect Grayslake Gets Some with Second-Place Finish in FVC Meet
Byline: Jeff Newton Daily Herald Correspondent Grayslake headed into its first Fox Valley Conference meet with one goal in mind - second place. With Woodstock being the prohibitive favorite, Grayslake saw a golden opportunity to gain some respect...
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Restaurateur on Crusade to Make Illinois Safer
Byline: Kate Clements Daily Herald Staff Writer SPRINGFIELD - On Jan. 8, 1993, seven people were gunned down in a Palatine Brown's Chicken and Pasta restaurant. That day was the turning point in Frank Portillo's life. "After the tragedy we...
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Revised Town House Plan Set for Vote
Byline: Chris Heidenrich Daily Herald Staff Writer Hawthorn Woods residents and the village board will find out Monday whether they agree with revisions to a proposal for the first town houses to be built in the village. The village board is...
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Rolling Meadows Group Trying to Abolish City's Home Rule Rights
Byline: Chris Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer When the Rolling Meadows city council voted to raise the city's self-imposed tax cap in December to pay for improvements at the 3Com site, a small group of residents objected. They saw the move as...
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Saints Settle Score with Blackhawks End W. Aurora's County Reign
Byline: Daily Herald Report It's a well-known fact that no team just walks onto a competitive playing area and achieves victory. There is plenty of planning, training and mental preparation that go into every championship. To find the mental...
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Schaumburg Police Chief Not Moving to Arizona
Byline: Chris Fusco Daily Herald Staff Writer Schaumburg Police Chief James Palmer is staying put for now. Palmer learned Friday the town manager in Gilbert, Ariz., selected another candidate to become the town's new police chief. Palmer,...
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Scheduling Blamed for Delay in Talks
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Staff Writer Wood Dale police officers are working without a labor contract. The officers' pact with the city expired May 1, and negotiators have met only once since talks with Teamsters Union Local 714 began...
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Seniors Get Their Chance to Say Thanks Teens Share Their Faith with Congregation
Byline: Kelly Womer Daily Herald Correspondent For the past three years, Lissa Schwass has watched and waited for her turn to stand in front of her family, friends and the rest of the congregation at First Presbyterian Church in Wheaton. She...
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Smoke-Free Municipal Buildings Considered
Byline: Russell Lissau Daily Herald Staff Writer Mundelein Mayor Marilyn Sindles smokes cigarettes, but only two places exist inside village hall where she can light up: her office and the women's bathroom. Now even that could be changing. ...
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Some Rules Apply to Life after High School
Byline: Ken Potts We learn a lot in high school. I don't mean so much the content of our course work. I'm thinking more of those subtle "rules for living" we pick up through our own experiences and by listening to and watching other people. A...
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Sox Win, but Closer Might Be out Awhile
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer OAKLAND, Calif. - On the field Friday night, the White Sox made some positive news by defeating the Athletics 5-3 at the Coliseum. Starting pitcher Mike Sirotka (5-2) was a little shaky early in...
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