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 June 24, 2001

[0] the Briefs
Mundelein principal wins statewide award Mechanics Grove Elementary School Principal Paul Mikulcik has been named the recipient of the Illinois Principals Association's Herman Graves Award. The regional award recognizes distinguished principals...
911, Then One Last Shot Man Calls to Say He Shot Two, Then Kills Self as Police Arrive on Scene
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer Police continue to search for a motive and confirmation of the relationship between a man and two people they said the man shot and killed before turning the gun on himself Saturday afternoon in Elgin....
A Clip and a Snip Can Reinvigorate Tired Perennials
Byline: Jan Riggenbach The clouds of frothy, chartreuse flowers of lady's mantle are lovely, but most gardeners treasure this perennial's foot-tall foliage even more. Morning dew sparkles like jewels on the scalloped, fan-shaped leaves. The...
AIDS Groups May Merge for More Opportunities
Byline: Ames Boykin Daily Herald Staff Writer Finally, a merger that everyone's excited about. The Elk Grove Village-based HIV Coalition is exploring the possibility of consolidating with two other major Chicago-area AIDS support groups. Joining...
An Emotional Connection to Lost Loved Ones
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent Their names start in the center and progress outward in the order that their lives were taken. The sheer numbers - representing those who died, were missing in action, or were prisoners of war who...
Answering the Call for Justice Elgin Minister Takes a Stand to Promote Ideals of Peace, Civil Rights, Love of God
Byline: Kara Spak Daily Herald Staff Writer In one of the more dramatic conversions in Christianity's 2,000- year history, St. Paul was struck blind with overwhelming faith on the road to Damascus. While not quite as notorious, the Rev. Don Shank,...
Are You Ready to Bring a Cat or Kitten into Your Loving Home?
Byline: Mary Hayashi Summer is almost here and the wave of homeless kittens and mom cats just does not seem to end. To cope, The Buddy Foundation has held a record number of adoption days to try and just tread water. We have also been working...
Block, Cilio Co-Stars of Prairie State Festival Races
Byline: Mike Spellman Daily Herald Sports Writer In last year's running of the Prairie State Festival at Arlington Park, trainer Chris Block stole the headlines with a pair of victories and came within an eyelash of yet another victory. In the...
Block Party Benefit Will Help 2-Year-Old Girl Get Transplant
Byline: Jennifer Patterson Daily Herald Staff Writer Kearra Holtfreter munched on a slice of pizza Saturday afternoon, unaware that the party going on along Apache Avenue in Carpentersville was in her honor. The Wonder Lake two-year-old, diagnosed...
Boost to Working Poor, and Poor Image of DuPage
Byline: John Zimmerman If you ask anybody who doesn't live in DuPage County to tell you what kind of people live in DuPage County, you might hear this: "DuPage. Yeah, that's the place where there are all those rich stiffs in sterile subdivisions...
Bulls Lack Control of Their Draft Destiny
Byline: Mike McGraw Getting dealt the worst possible result at the NBA's draft lottery was bound to have consequences for the Bulls. They own the league's worst record but the fourth pick in Wednesday's draft. With decision time just a few days...
Cardboard Boats Race at Crystal Lake Festival
Byline: Jennifer Patterson Daily Herald Staff Writer At 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Steve Settles and Joe Schultz were just getting started on their entry for the 17th annual America's Cardboard Cup Regatta in Crystal Lake. Called Wavy Gravy for its...
Catching Dreams in Santa Fe the Modern World and Ancient Traditions Mingle in New Mexico
Byline: David Aldrich Daily Herald Correspondent During a trip to Santa Fe, my wife bought a dream catcher from an American Indian in his tiny shop. The shopkeeper explained how his daughter fashioned the frame for this talisman by bending a...
Census Reveals Diversity
Byline: Dave Orrick Daily Herald Staff Writer If you look real hard through the windows of dining rooms throughout Lake County, you can still find June and Ward Cleaver sitting down with their two sons, Wally and Beaver. But chances are you'll...
Children Show off 'Art on the Lawn'
Byline: Bill Ruthhart Daily Herald Staff Writer Ponies, runaway cats, $1 million, nicer brothers, world peace, motor scooters and Santa Claus were all answers to a question posed to kids Saturday afternoon in Geneva. The youngsters were asked...
City Ready to Get Fired Up This Week to Make Way for New Condos
Byline: Patrick Waldron Water Street will see a rash of house fires this week at the hand of the Batavia Fire Department. Several live fire training exercises have been scheduled for Monday and Tuesday in the 100 block of North Water Street....
Common-Sense Test Reveals Best Course for School District
Byline: Bill Page "Tell them to use their common sense." That was the last bit of advice John McNamara of AAA Environmental had for District 303 parents when I asked him, "Should the community push for a new school, or just repair the old one?"...
Concrete Comes out of Hiding in Countertops, It Offers Versatility. in Wallpaper, It Lends Strength and Drama to Your Decor
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Staff Writer The look of concrete. It's solid, warm, strong, personalized. Some call it rustic, others urban lofty and avant-garde. It is undeniably honest. Concrete is also expensive. To many homeowners it...
Cougars Roll on with Eighth Straight Victory
Byline: Darryl Mellema Daily Herald Correspondent As usual, there were Saturday night fireworks in Geneva. As has become recent custom, the baseball team that calls Elfstrom Stadium its home was unstoppable. The streaking Kane County Cougars...
Country Club Festivities Mark Centennial of Golf in Elgin
Byline: Jerry Turnquist When the Elgin Country Club celebrated its centennial this past week, the event marked both a milestone for their organization and for the city of Elgin. It was not only 100 years ago this month that the club opened, but...
County Treasurer Can Help Reclaim Double Tax Payments
Byline: Tom Resnick Q: My husband and I bought our first home about a year and a half ago. We have been paying our real estate tax bills as we receive them. We noticed on our mortgage statement that it looked like our mortgage company was also paying...
Cubs' Bats Kept Quiet by Brewers
Byline: John Dietz Daily Herald Sports Writer Having escaped St. Louis three days ago with a four-game split, the Cubs returned to Wrigley Field a satisfied bunch. The bats were heating up, their home winning streak was at a robust 13 games,...
Don't Be Unnerved by British Reserve
Byline: Jane Lasky Business Travel Report A London editor was in a jam and I was quick to respond. Unfortunately, the task seemed impossible. I figured what he wanted me to do would take 400 hours of labor-intensive work at the hands of four people....
Draft Day Goes Well for Smith, Hawks They Pick Finnish Center Ruutu at No. 9, Acquire Forward Korolev from Maple Leafs
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer SUNRISE, Fla. -All in all, Blackhawks general manager Mike Smith considered it a productive day at the draft Saturday. Not only did the Hawks get one of the players they targeted with the ninth pick...
Dundee Twp.'s Peer Jury Earns State Recognition
Byline: Elizabeth Harmon Daily Herald Correspondent As the son of an attorney, 17-year-old Dave Miller thinks about following in his father's footsteps. While he's learned a thing or two about the court system by watching his dad at work, the...
DuPage Collegians
Cassandra Dahl of Aurora received a Spartan Transfer award for $3,500 from Aurora University in Aurora. Dahl is a transfer student majoring in elementary education, and is a graduate of Waubonsie Community College in Sugar Grove, Ill. Laurel Carnes...
Editorials
Poverty figure demands attention Kane County is a dangerous place to put too much store in statistics. With several urban areas, numerous high-end private home subdivisions, a large population of immigrants and some centuries-old family farms, it...
Editorials
Questions on Runge investigation Authorities say Paul Runge has admitted to murdering seven women and a 10-year-old girl across Chicago and the suburbs between 1995 and 1997. He raped his victims, bludgeoned them to death and, in some cases, dismembered...
Euro Will Take Some Headaches out of Money Changing in Europe
Byline: Roy Leonard Remember the first time you went to Europe? When it was time to make change at the checkout, you just handed the clerk a fistful of coins and trusted he'd take the right amount. Well, even though you've learned to do better,...
Find That Old-Fashioned Charm at Huntley Annual Town Picnic
Byline: Diane Ayers With so many activities in Huntley this week, there's no excuse for summer boredom no matter what your age. Work started early today at Deicke Park for the annual Huntley Town Picnic. As you read this paper with your Sunday...
Flyers Lose Foley to Mariners, Win Game
Byline: Kevin Shepke Daily Herald Correspondent Steve Foley wanted to do more in his final game in Schaumburg. But even though the outfielder played his last game in a Schaumburg Flyers uniform, going 0-for-4 with 2 strikeouts, he left with a...
From the Armed Services
Navy Airman Ashley McLellan, the daughter of Marsha Tussing of Naperville, recently returned from a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf while assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, home ported in Norfold, Va....
Gather Your Relatives for a Reunion Getaway
Byline: Jacky Runice Daily Herald Correspondent It's your turn to plan the next family reunion and short of searching for adoption papers to disprove your bloodline, you have to get on the ball and essentially organize a meaningful vacation for...
Get All Your Ducks in a Row to Win Cash at Fund-Raiser
Byline: Nancy Luebke Daily Herald Correspondent Before night falls on the Fourth of July, there could be lots of fireworks from the winner of the Duck Race at Lisle's Eyes to the Skies. Reason being, if all 2,000 ducks sell, the winner of this...
Girl Scouts Troop 894 Luau a Hit
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer Girl Scout Troop 894 hosted a Hawaiian luau for the 18 5-year- olds they've visited every month for the past year at the Community Child Care Center of Palatine Township. During the party, the...
Hawks Make Goalie's Dream Come True
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer SUNRISE, Fla. -When Adam Munro was growing up in St. George, Ontario, his mother would read him Vladislav Tretiak's book on goaltending at bedtime. Saturday, Munro's sweet dreams came true when the...
His True Calling Volunteers Help Local Resident Rebuild Churches
Byline: Justin Kmitch Daily Herald Staff Writer Andy Lareau grew up in a home with mixed religious beliefs. His father was a Roman Catholic and his mother was Episcopalian. Lareau, 47, was raised a Catholic, but chooses not to receive Holy Communion...
Hometouch Hits Home Run with Williams' Autographs
Byline: Kim Mikus Daily Herald Business Writer Billy Williams, who hit 426 career home runs in his 18-year career with the Cubs and Oakland Athletics, will be associated with a different type of home when he appears at the Hometouch store at Woodfield...
How Nursing Home Gained a Certain Hustle and Bustle
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent Lutheran Home for the Aged officials said their vision was to create the "hustle and bustle of a small village" within the context of the nursing home complex. On Saturday they unveiled their...
How You Can Preserve Your Family Heritage Celebrations Focus on History of Communities
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer Dental floss is a key ingredient when it comes to preserving those precious photos needed to chronicle your heritage. You just slide it slowly beneath pictures stuck to those decades-old photo...
Immediate Public Response New Dist. 220 Board Policy
Byline: Bill O'Brien Daily Herald Staff Writer In an effort to improve communication with the community, the school board in Barrington Unit District 220 will begin responding in certain cases to comments made by citizens at public meetings. ...
Inside & Out
But, honey, it's good for my back There are people out there (most of them are probably women) who do not jump at the chance to have La-Z-Boys in their homes. Here is more ammunition for anyone who believes these delights are essential for every...
It's Time to Start Making Your Plans for Coon Creek Days
Byline: Jeanne Holzkamp The annual Coon Creek Country Days Festival which takes place Aug. 2 to 5, will feature many returning favorites and many new surprises as well. The festival will begin at 6 p.m. Aug. 2 with bracelet night. Bracelet night...
'I Want My Life to Count'
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Political Writer Jim Ryan is becoming less and less subtle on whether he'll run for governor, and so are the questions on whether he should. Will he remain healthy enough? Is it wise to go head to head with Gov. George...
Judging Words vs. Deeds Illuminates Character Truths
Byline: Chris Bailey Character, as every good writer and every teenager knows, is defined by acts, not words. In fact, every good novel or movie is built upon the altar of dramatic conflict, which, reduced to its essence, is the clash between...
Kovalenko's Goal Gives Fire Tie with Revolution
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer Even though it was a home game, the Chicago Fire found itself playing for a tie Saturday. That's because the Fire apparently cannot win an overtime game. It is still waiting for its first overtime...
Learning a Special Slice Program for Disabled Golfers Grows by Leaps and Bounds
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent A unique golf camp offered by the Chicago District Golf Association, that offers hands-on instruction from a golf professional to golfers with developmental disabilities, is catching on around the...
Let's Be Perfectly Clear (Again): Laura Bush Is Wonderful
Byline: Jack Mabley A letter in our Fence Post says my columns are "poorly researched, full of inaccuracies, gross exaggerations and cheap shots." The reader from Hoffman Estates also writes,"...he doesn't even like the Bush family, except for...
Let's Go
Byline: Kathy Rodeghier Near Celebrate Spam Every year the town of Austin, Minn., pays tribute to a luncheon meat made by local Hormel Foods with a series of tasteful, family- oriented events. This year's Spam Town USA Festival, July 4-8,...
Libertyville Fest Attendance Good but Proceeds Down over Last Year
Byline: Madhu Krishnamurthy Daily Herald Staff Writer A sporadic spate of inclement weather did not hurt the turnout at last week's annual Libertyville Days Festival. But even with an attendance of about 50,000, the event raised about $20,000...
Like It or Not, It's Time for a Decision in Dist. 300
Byline: Naomi Dillon Daily Herald Staff Writer Whichever boundary change proposal Community Unit District 300 school board members choose at their Monday night meeting, it is sure to disappoint. That's not to say either of the two plans are flawed....
Lisle Attorney Makes Illinois History
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer As an attorney and entrepreneur, Manuel "Manny" Sanchez says he owes much of his success to the education he received at Northern Illinois University. On July 1, the 53-year-old Lisle man will...
Local Man Got Busy Signal When Applying for Telephone Patent
Byline: Diana Dretske In 1876, Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, right? Today, that's an accepted fact, but in the 1870s, the answer wasn't as clear. A Highland Park man, by the name of Elisha Gray may have been the true inventor...
Manuel Takes Cautious Approach with Lee
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer BALTIMORE - Jose Valentin is set to come off the 15-day disabled list today after being sidelined with a sore right hamstring. But as luck would have it for the injury-prone White Sox, Carlos Lee...
Mold Advisers Tell Their Side of East Story
Byline: Erica Meltzer and Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writers Investigators from AAA Environmental fear that attempts to pick apart their report and their investigation are leading toward an incomplete fix of the problems at St. Charles East...
Mount Horeb Festival Really Cuts the Mustard
Byline: Mike Michaelson You don't want to be the weakest link - especially if you're a sausage in a Wisconsin mustard museum. However, you can play "Who Wants to Be a Mustardaire?" if you check out the Web site of the single-minded Mount Horeb Mustard...
Movers and Shakers
Byline: Norrine Twohey Daily Herald Staff Writer The Union League of Chicago has elected Winnetka resident Albert Pick III to a three-year term on its Board of Directors. A member of the Club since 1984, Pick has served on the House and Finance...
Native Plants Enhance the Look of Landscape
Byline: Pat Hollingsworth The Planter's Palette The word "native" does not have to conjure up images of wild weedy meadows or a gardener out of control. Sophisticated English gardeners have made artful use of our native plants for years. Sunny...
No Free Pass for DUI Suspects, Prosecutors Say
Byline: David R. Kazak Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer Call it a line in the sand. Or call it war. Either way, suburban prosecutors, especially DuPage County State's Attorney Joseph Birkett, are fighting mad about Wheaton defense attorney...
Officers Brush Up on Homicide Analysis 101 Author of the Investigation 'Bible' Imparts His Wisdom to Area Police
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer Vernon Geberth leaves no doubt about where he is from and whose side he is on. His "New Yawk" accent booms through the conference room as he holds forth on what he considers the evils of the...
On a Quest for Disney Signatures Makes for Magical Moments
Byline: Beth Bales Sometimes, you find magic in unexpected places. We expected to find it in Disney World. After all, pixie dust is in the very air. And we weren't disappointed. But what we absolutely did not anticipate was my youngest daughter's...
Picnic Combines Religions, Cultures Waukegan Churches Bridge Racial Divide
Byline: Gwen H. Jader Daily Herald Correspondent Sometimes all it takes to make a difference is a handshake. When Greater Faith Church Baptist pastor C.L. Fairchild shook the hand of Holy Family Catholic Church parishioner Richard Davis at a...
Police Investigating 2 Armed Robberies
Carol Stream police are searching for what appears to be two sets of armed robbers who struck Thursday in separate incidents, authorities said Saturday. The first case occurred about 4 a.m., when a 53-year-old resident told police two men tried...
Restoration Project Gets Egyptian Help
Byline: Max Seigle Daily Herald Staff Writer Seventy-eight years after it was built, streetcar No. 3142 pulled out of the garage at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union Saturday looking as new as it did in 1923. The museum dedicated the streetcar...
Rough Night for Douglass, Rush in Loss to Detroit
Byline: Mary-Ann Karaganis Daily Herald Correspondent For the first time since Billy Dicken took over at quarterback, the Chicago Rush played like an expansion team Saturday night. Except now, that's not an acceptable excuse. "We're not an...
Sexson Gets Best of Tapani Again
Byline: John Dietz Daily Herald Sports Writer Richie Sexson said he recognized the pitch just in time. When it came off Kevin Tapani's hand, Sexson saw one thing. Slider. And the next thing Cubs fans saw was a baseball soaring over the...
Smith Says Quintal Only Traded to Improve Team
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer SUNRISE, Fla. -Blackhawks general manager Mike Smith said the trade of Stephane Quintal to Montreal on Saturday was not because the defenseman was a negative presence in the dressing room. "We've...
Sorting, Pricing and Tagging Is Fulfilling for Volunteers
Byline: Lyn J. Kearns Daily Herald Correspondent For the past nine years, LaVerne LaRocca has volunteered an average of 80 to l00 hours per month as manager of the Family Thrift Shop in downtown Mount Prospect. Proceeds from the shop benefit...
Sox Rally to Beat O's, Get Another Shot at .500 Mark
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer BALTIMORE - Jerry Manuel strongly considered chewing out the White Sox for their mindless play early in Saturday's game against the Orioles. After watching Carlos Lee botch a stolen-base attempt...
Start Now to Plan Trip to Munich's Oktoberfest
Byline: Madelyn Merwin Q: This fall my husband and I would like to go to Germany during Oktoberfest. I know it's in Munich, but other than that I don't know much about it. Can you tell me the dates this year and anything else you think I ought to...
Suburbs Joining the Search for Easier I-90 Transit
Byline: Cass Cliatt Daily Herald Staff Writer One by one, Northwest suburban towns along Interstate 90 are showing a commitment to bring more transportation options to the area by 2020. With Rolling Meadows and Elk Grove Village poised to vote...
The Briefs
Independence day party for children An Independence Party will be held from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. July 3 at York Center Park District, 1609 S. Luther, Lombard. Registration deadline is Tuesday. Children ages 4 to 6 will learn why we celebrate Independence...
The Briefs
Birth announcements will appear Monday Birth announcements, which normally appear in Sunday's Neighbor section, will be published in Monday's Neighbor section. Big Timber dancers to perform today The Elgin Area Historical Society presents...
The Briefs
Birth announcements will appear Monday Birth announcements, which normally appear in Sunday's Neighbor section, will be published in Monday's Neighbor section. Call for sponsors for Jacobs golf outing The Golf Outing Committee of the Jacobs...
Think Twice before Flying with Your Pet
Byline: Gail Todd If you're thinking about checking your pet on a flight this summer, Susan Underwood has one word for you: Don't. During the past several years, Susan's dogs have logged many hours, but they haven't enjoyed any frequent-flier benefits....
This Week in History
The following items are taken directly from the pages of the Herald over the past 99 years. 1902 In the tornado's path Illinois was swept by one of the fiercest storms in its history Tuesday night. The destruction of property was widespread....
Transcribing for the Blind Closes after 28 Years
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer After producing more than 300,000 pages of Braille over the past 28 years, Naperville Area Transcribing for the Blind is closing its doors at 25 S. Washington St. But the not-for-profit group's...
Trip Tips
Byline: George Hobica and Kim Liang Tan Daily Herald Correspondents A roundup of good deals, inside scoops and advice for the traveler: Web site links to airlines and airports A great Web site to bookmark is www.airlineandairportlinks.com....
Triumphant Toile French Fabric Sets the Scene in Home Decor, Clothing
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Staff Writer Toile, a French-influenced fabric characterized by printed scenes, never goes out of style. It does, however, step back into the limelight every now and then. This is one of those times. Toile...
Unincorporated, as They Prefer It Why Residents Fight So Hard to Stay out of Villages
Byline: Stacy St. Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer Al Havlicek received Lisle's invitation to become part of the village and promptly sent his regrets. A toxic chemical has tainted wells in Havlicek's Woodridge Estates neighborhood, and the matter...
Vacationers Head for Malls
Byline: Kim Mikus If shopping is part of your summer vacation plan, you're not alone. More than half of all travelers plan their trips for the primary or secondary purpose of shopping, according to a study by the Travel Industry Association of...
Volleyball Players Raise Funds for Injured Friend, Teammate
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer Colleen Bell was a regular on the sand volleyball courts at Lisle's Four Lakes Village Apartments. If players there didn't know her by name, they most certainly knew her by sight. Those regular...
What Started the Chain's Annual Floods? Some Critics Say Look North for the Source of the High Waters in the Lakes, Fox River
Byline: Lee Filas Daily Herald Staff Writer Once the busy Chain O' Lakes boating season starts, about the only thing that slows it down, ironically, is water. With heavy spring rains boosting water levels, officials closed a portion of the Fox...
Why Can't Everyone Be Jose?
Byline: Mike Imrem Jose Canseco reminds me of Willie Nelson. Did I ever tell you I've always wanted to write a country-and- western song titled, "Why Can't Everybody Be Willie?" You see, Nelson was a wild man for much of his life, fooling...
Yashin Trade Biggest News on Draft Day
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer SUNRISE, Fla. -Trades - and big ones - easily overshadowed the actual selection of prospects at Saturday's NHL entry draft. In the day's most dynamic deal, the New York Islanders acquired high-maintenance...
Your Investments and the Economy
Byline: Mike Comerford Daily Herald Business Writer What do you think of the telecom sector that got pounded so badly last week? "I think that sector is the weakest sector. The strongest are retail and transportation. Telecom is in trouble for...
Youth Symphony to Waltz across Europe
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer A year ago, the Metropolis Youth Symphony musicians were in Australia, participating in that country's pre-Olympic festivities. This Fourth of July, they'll be in Eastern Europe on a nine-day tour through...