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 6, 2010

Actress Williams Tackles Pioneer Life
Byline: Colleen Barry Associated Press VENICE, Italy -- Lost wandering in the Oregon desert for five weeks when the journey should have taken two, low on water, food and patience, a young immigrant played by Michelle Williams says of the group's...
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A Good Day for a Parade in Buffalo Grove
Byline: Steve Zalusky szalusky@dailyherald.com William Brimm may have recently retired as Buffalo Grove village manager, but the parade certainly hasn't passed him by. Brimm led the annual Buffalo Grove Days Parade Sunday as grand marshal. ...
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A Green First for Lake County
Byline: Mick Zawislak mzawislak@dailyherald.com Indoor plants would provide beauty as a green feature being considered for an expanded Greenbelt Cultural Center, but they also would literally be put to work cleaning the air. Watering the plants...
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Amid All the Hoopla, Tigers Stay Focused
Byline: Daily Herald Staff Report It's difficult to say which was harder for Wheaton Warrenville South's football team -- surviving a showdown with Maine South or surviving the hype-filled week leading up to Friday's game. While Nike events dominated...
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'A Real Juggling Act' Labor Day Is Not the Same for the Underemployed
Byline: Anna Marie Kukec Daily Herald Business Writer akukec@dailyherald.com Mitch Goralczyk of Lombard ran the Niles and Chicago offices of Peter Troost Monuments before he was laid off in September 2008. Forced to find something to help pay...
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Art Exhibition Creates a Buzz in Oak Brook
Byline: Marco Santana msantana@dailyherald.com Gilles Peltier follows the money. As an artist with a unique method of carving and painting acrylic, he says he makes supplemental income by traveling to shows that he knows have been lucrative in...
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A Tribute to Laborsof Colony Insects
If you hurry, you can get good seats for the parade today. Go to the woods, find a big mound of soil, crouch down and watch. Chances are you'll find an organized labor movement on the march. Ants are scurrying in line, up the mound, down the mound,...
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Author! Author! Museums of Lisle Station Park Series Features Lineup of Chicago History Experts
A historic lineup of authors is coming to the Museums of Lisle Station Park during the next four months. Clip and save this column so you won't miss your favorites. The multifaceted Chicago History Author Series kicks off at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept....
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Banned by Illinois State Police, Muslim Cleric Melds with FBI
If they have a "What I Did On My Summer Vacation" contest at the Bridgeview Mosque, Kifah Mustapha will probably win. Sheikh Mustapha, the imam in charge, was in summer school. At the FBI. By one measure, Mustapha was a perfect fit for the...
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Buyers Will See Fewer Discounts for Cars
Byline: Associated Press DETROIT -- For years, Americans shopping for cars were treated to all sorts of deals and incentives, especially at the end of summer. Think Cash for Clunkers, which paid up to $4,500, or promotions that offered employee...
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Campaigns Still Lacking in Substance
In a midterm election year, Labor Day usually kicks off Illinois' nonstop campaign season. Normally, candidates offer their platform and plans to deal with state policy issues. The party in power claims to have been prudent and efficient watchdogs...
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Crackdown Coming on Dangerous Stretch of Route 47
Three Fox Valley police agencies are joining forces to get people driving more sensibly on one of Kane County's deadliest thoroughfares. The effort starts Tuesday from Route 47 in Sugar Grove north to Main Street in Blackberry Township, southeast...
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Don't Be Afraid of Bulking Up with Resistance Training
Q. I'm trying to lose weight for an upcoming wedding, and I'm debating lifting weights because I'm afraid of gaining too much muscle and getting bulky. Should I just focus on running so I don't gain weight? Sarah, Schaumburg A. Thank you, Sarah,...
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Lynn D. Dunn of McHenry Visitation for Lynn D. Dunn, 67, will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, at the Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30...
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DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Labor Day parade route: Naperville's Labor Day parade steps off at 10 a.m. today near Naperville Central High School. Residents are encouraged to bring a nonperishable food item that will be collected by the Clark's Car Care float in partnership...
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Exercise Riders Coming Back from Their Morning Rounds Last Month Found an Unusua
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent Exercise riders coming back from their morning rounds last month found an unusual group of onlookers waiting in the paddock: children, lines of them, waiting to pet and feed the horses. The scene...
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Four-Run Ninth Saves Surging White Sox
Byline: Associated Press BOSTON -- If the White Sox end up winning the AL Central, Sunday's victory may be a game that's talked about as the key to their late-season run. Gordon Beckham's bases-loaded walk with two outs pushed the White Sox ahead...
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Group: Not So Fast, Mr. Mayor
Byline: James Fuller jfuller@dailyherald.com St. Charles Mayor Don DeWitte put out a message to all would-be funding sources of the city's Red Gate Bridge project last week when he said there is "overwhelming support within St. Charles Township,...
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Heads Up on Concussions More Student Athletes Being Treated for Injuries
Byline: Lindsey Tanner Associated Press As many suburban kids get back on the football and soccer fields as the prep season gets into full swing, concerns about injuries increase. Emergency room visits for school-age athletes with concussions...
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History of Labor Day
The first Labor Day was observed more than 100 years ago on Sept. 5, 1882, with a parade of 10,000 workers in New York City. Labor Day was designed to be a "working man's holiday." Oregon was the first state to make Labor Day an official holiday in...
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'Hi, You Rock!'
Byline: Marco Santana msantana@dailyherald.com Meghan Sly had one thing to say to Nicole Anderson and Chelsea Staub, two Hollywood actresses who portray Macy Misa and Stella Malone, respectively, in Disney's "Jonas LA" TV show. "I told them,...
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Is Medication Causing Diarrhea?
Q. I'm an elderly lady with heart trouble. I developed H. pylori about six years ago and have been hospitalized twice for it, as I became weak from not being able to eat much. I still have diarrhea every morning. Please let me know any information...
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Just What Can We Expect?
Wins and losses don't matter in the preseason. But blocking and tackling do -- and the Bears didn't do either particularly well the past three weeks. Maybe once the regular season begins Sunday at Soldier Field against the Lions, the Bears will...
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Kids & Kritters a Win-Win for Area Children, Animals
Anderson Animal Shelter, 1000 S. LaFox St. (Route 31) in South Elgin, offers Kids & Kritters. The sessions are two-hour interactive animal encounters where participants, age 9 to 12, will learn about animals, engage in hands-on activities with...
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Lake County in 60 Seconds
Volleyball club tryouts: The TNT Volleyball Club in Buffalo Grove will hold tryouts for boys between the ages of 13 and 18 on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. The tryouts will take place at Meridian Middle School, 2195 Brandywyn Lane, Buffalo...
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Lottery Decision Needs Transparency
With just two months before the November election, you'd think candidates would be careful about how they are perceived, especially incumbents in a year in which the political climate seems to be favoring challengers Yet Gov. Pat Quinn seems oblivious...
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Making Sure We Never Forget
Byline: Susan Dibble sdibble@dailyherald.com Naperville resident Kimberly Stansbury doesn't remember learning much about the Holocaust in school when she was growing up in Arlington Heights. Now a seventh- and eighth-grade history teacher at...
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Mets Tee off on Dempster, Cubs
Byline: Bruce Miles bmiles@dailyherald.com Not even some good feelings generated by Blackhawks Day at Wrigley Field could help noted hockey fan Ryan Dempster on Sunday. In hockey parlance, it was a "softy" that did in Dempster on the way to an...
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Vincent I. Michel of Vernon Hills A Mass of Christian Burial for Vincent I. Michel, 77, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at St. Mary of Vernon Church, 236 Route 45, Indian Creek. Interment with military honors will follow in Ascension...
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Movie Guide
KEY: Four stars: superior. Three stars: good. Two stars: average. One star: poor. D (drug use), L (language), N (nudity), S (sexual situations, references), V (violence). Ratings by Dann Gire, Daily Herald Film Critic, unless otherwise noted. Picks...
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Mustang's Powerful, Efficient V-6 Is a Real Surprise Mustang's Powerful, Efficient V-6 Is a Real Surprise
Byline: Ann M. Job For The Associated Press By Ann M. Job For The Associated Press There's value aplenty in the 2011 Ford Mustang. For a starting retail price of just $22,995, buyers get more than 300 horsepower, a six-speed transmission and...
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Nation Debates Ground Zero Islamic Center Plans Expose How Diversely Americans See 9/11 Site
Byline: Samantha Gross Associated Press NEW YORK -- It is a place of sacrifice. A place of mourning. A place people pass by on their way to grab lunch. It's a place where tourists crane their necks to snatch a glimpse around barriers walling off...
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Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Disaster offices open today: Disaster Recovery Centers will be open today with operators standing by and community relations specialists will continue visits to neighborhoods hard-hit by flooding. A little more than two weeks after the president's...
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Oil Spill Evidence Raised
Byline: Harry R. Weber Associated Press ON THE GULF OF MEXICO -- Investigators looking into what went wrong in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill are a step closer to answers now that a key piece of evidence is secure aboard a ship. Engineers took...
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Painkillers Open Doorto Addiction
Byline: Carolyn Butler The Washington Post Prescription drug abuse is a staple of daily papers and gossip rags alike -- from high-profile celebrity overdoses and massive OxyContin busts to teen "pharm parties" -- but I never really gave the issue...
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Persa's Numbers Simply Amazing
What can Dan Persa possibly do for an encore? In his first career start, Northwestern's junior quarterback set the school's single-game record for completion percentage with at least 20 attempts. Persa completed 19 of 21 passes (90.5 percent)...
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Programs for Jobs Must Be Extended
Programs for jobs must be extended What works for working families? * Helping them find work, when jobs are scarce. That's why it's so significant that Illinois has created more than 30,000 jobs through Put Illinois to Work and other programs...
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Querrey Making Some Noise
Byline: Associated Press NEW YORK -- Sam Querrey wants to put the "U.S." back in the U.S. Open. It's been seven years since a man from the United States won the country's most important tennis tournament. Indeed, it's been that long since an...
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Race Is Far from the Madding Crowd
Byline: Dave Heun Daily Herald Correspondent Sue Dziuban's cell phone was ringing as if she were a teenager planning a party. She couldn't walk more than a few yards early Sunday morning without someone asking her a question about what they should...
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Recent Home and Property Sales Antioch Fox Lake Grayslake Gurnee Hawthorn Woods Lake Villa Lake Zurich Libertyville Lindenhurst Mundelein Round Lake Round Lake Beach Round Lake Park Vernon Hills Volo Wauconda
For a full list of property sales, visit dailyherald.com. $250,000; 42824 N. Janette St, Antioch, 60002; Sold on June 23, 2010, by Lubben Trust to Todd A. Franson and Nancy C. Franson. $195,000; 330 Oakhill Court, Antioch, 60002; Sold on June...
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Researching Your Roots Is Easier Now
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent As the oldest in my family, I grew up knowing three out of my four grandparents, but the fourth, my paternal grandfather, Arthur O'Grady, remained elusive. Not even my father, his namesake,...
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Sandberg's Team Faces Must-Win Scenario
Byline: Bruce Miles bmiles@dailyherald.com It's going down to the last day of the season for Ryne Sandberg and his Iowa Cubs. The Cubs' top farm team lost 8-7 to Memphis in 15 innings Sunday and now leads Memphis by 1 game in the Pacific Coast...
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Senate Control at Stake
Byline: David Espo Associated Press WILMINGTON, Del. -- In the turbulent year of the tea party, Republican Rep. Mike Castle of Delaware set out to jangle no nerves as he ran for a Senate seat long held by Vice President Joseph Biden. It's the way...
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Sports in 60 Seconds
Mazeroski bronzed in Pittsburgh: Bill Mazeroski, an elite fielder who made it to the Hall of Fame because of his many Gold Gloves and one big swing, now has a bronze statue honoring that most memorable moment. Four of Mazeroski's 1960 Pittsburgh...
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Stewart Snares His First Win of Season
Byline: Associated Press HAMPTON, Ga. -- Tony Stewart raced to his first victory of the year, pulling away from Carl Edwards off the final restart Sunday night to capture the Emory Healthcare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Stewart beat Edwards...
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Enrico P. Summaria The funeral for Enrico P. Summaria will begin with prayers at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, at at Cumberland Chapels, 8300 W. Lawrence Ave., Norridge, proceeding to St. Vincent Ferrer Church, River Forest, Ill. for a Mass at 10 a.m....
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Tai Chi May Offer Back Pain Relief
The most common reason for using nontraditional medicine is back pain. Annually, 30 percent of the U.S. population experiences back pain severe enough to require medical therapy. Approximately 60 percent of the population uses some form of nontraditional...
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Task Force to Tackle Underage Drinking
Byline: Charles Keeshan ckeeshan@dailyherald.com McHenry County Board Chairman Ken Koehler was steamed last year when state officials overturned his decision to revoke a gas station's liquor license after it was caught selling alcohol to minors...
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The Briefs
Folk festival continues Monday The Fox Valley Folk and Storytelling Festival featuring more than 30 national acts featuring traditional and modern music on eight stages, storytelling, dance and topical song workshops, food and more continues...
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The History Lessons about Immigration
So the immigration debate has you confused and frustrated? Arnold Torres has it all figured out. "Those of us who have done this before can see every move two steps before it's made," he told me. It's not enough to say that the Sacramento-based...
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Thinning Flock Low Attendance Has Church Gasping for Air
Byline: Lenore T. Adkins ladkins@dailyherald.com For months, the message sign outside St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Pingree Grove read, "Pray for our little church." The 121-year-old church has been struggling to stay alive for years -- the...
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Tourney, Top Ranking Up for Grabs
Byline: Associated Press The final hole gave Jason Day a 1-shot lead in the Deutsche Bank Championship in Norton, Mass. The final hour gave him a good idea of what he might expect for the Labor Day finish. Day walked off the 15th green with a...
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Tri-Cities in 60 Seconds
Festival of Vine starts Friday: The Geneva Festival of the Vine starts Friday and runs through Sunday. The schedule of events is posted at genevachamber.com/festi valofthevine.html or call (630) 232-6060 to obtain a schedule. DUI crackdown: ...
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Urbanathlon On
Urbanathlon on Guys will be leaping tires and swinging from the monkey bars at this year's Men's Health Urbanathlon and Festival in Chicago on Saturday, Oct. 16. The nine-mile course is a one-of-a-kind obstacle course set against the backdrop of...
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What's New with the Flu? Only One Shot This Year
Byline: Lauran Neergaard Associated Press WASHINGTON -- It's flu-shot season already, and for the first time health authorities are urging nearly everyone to get vaccinated. There is even a new high-dose version for people 65 or older. What a...
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World & Nation in 60 Seconds the World the Nation
Guatemala mudslides kill 38: NAHUALA, Guatemala -- Rains caused landslides that have killed at least 38 people in Guatemala -- some of them rescuers who had come to save people already trapped by a wall of mud. In the village of Nahuala, about 200...
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