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 October 10, 2001

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Alert Officer Nets Marijuana, Cocaine, Arrests
Byline: Gene Haschak Daily Herald Staff Writer Gilberts police have recovered cocaine and marijuana and arrested four men after a police officer saw two of them running from a muddy soybean field toward their vehicle. Charged with felony counts...
Algonquin Costume Shop Finds Perfect Location Next to Cemetery
Byline: Sara Burnett Most people would consider having a cemetery located next door bad for business. Not Ron and Bernice Ferraro. They moved their business to a lot next to the Algonquin cemetery earlier this month. Soon the cemetery is expected...
Animators in Motion Willowbrook High Graduate Nominated for Student Emmy Award
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer Nearly two years of work with clay, cloth, wire and more produced 9 minutes of animated film and a chance at winning a student Emmy for Villa Park 22-year-old Andrew Hodges. Hodges was among a...
Annual CROP Walk to Benefit Area's Needy
Byline: Jenny Campbell Carol Stream residents are again lacing up their walking and running shoes for the annual CROP WALK to benefit needy people from the suburbs and around the world. As in the past, everyone is invited to get involved. Registration...
Area Girls Come Up a Bit Short Elgin's Fraser Misses State by 3 Shots, Larkin 11th as a Team; Saints' Boys Qualify
Byline: Daily Herald Report Try as they might, the Fox Valley area's girls golfers came up a bit short at the Naperville Central sectional at Naperbrook Tuesday. Crystal Lake Central senior Sara Bauman was the only area qualifier for this weekend's...
Art, Humor Have Long, Proud History of Making Statements, Fun
Byline: J. Hope Babowice You wanted to know Alex Kane, 9, of Libertyville wanted to know: How do they make cartoons, and what was the first one ever made? If you have a question you'd like Kids Ink to answer, write Kids Ink, care of the...
Art Student Collects Paycheck from HBO
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer Dan Adamec's career in animation started rolling before the Willowbrook High School graduate realized it. Actually, the Villa Park resident and Northern Illinois University sophomore isn't even...
Bartlett Has Easy Time with Sabres; D-C Bounces Back
Byline: John Theriault Jr. Daily Herald Correspondent Much to the delight of coach Heather Bettini, Bartlett started strong and finished strong, and in the process wiped out neighboring Streamwood 15-0, 15-2 in Upstate Eight Conference volleyball...
Bears Live Up to Tough Talk
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer Tough talk from defensive players has been a Bears staple since leather helmets were in vogue. Unfortunately, in recent years, that talk has rarely been backed up by results. In the mid-1990s,...
Becoming a Volunteer a Part of Life for Area Residents
Byline: Danelle Wozniak Daily Herald Staff Writer Fox Valley residents are opening their hearts and minds by making volunteerism a part of their lives. The care and support of 11 volunteers enrolled in a new program sponsored by the Open Door...
Best & Brightest
- David A. Krueger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Duane Mertel of Hoffman Estates, has earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Knox College, Galesburg. He is a graduate Hoffman Estates High School. - Lisa Neef of Hoffman Estates, a graduate of Valparaiso...
Birthdays Made to Order Busy Parents Are Opting for Themed Children's Parties outside the Home
Byline: Elizabeth Harmon Daily Herald Correspondent Clad in starched calico and bare feet, Laura Ingalls, author of the venerable "Little House" series of children's books, attended her very first birthday party at the home of Nellie Oleson sometime...
Blackhawks' Offense Continues to Be a Problem
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer EDMONTON, Alberta - When Blackhawks coach Brian Sutter expressed concern about his offense prior to the season, he knew what he was talking about. After scoring 5 goals on opening night in Vancouver,...
Bloodline Important When Picking the Right Horse
Daily Herald turf writer Joe Kristufek answers questions from racing fans concerning handicapping as well as local and national topics. Joe can be reached via e-mail at JoeHeraldQandA@@aol.com. Please include your full name and city of residence. ...
Body Found in House Authorities Sift through Debris of House Explosion
Byline: Dave Mann and Aurora Aguilar Daily Herald Staff Writers An unidentified man was killed in a suspected natural-gas explosion Tuesday that reduced a Crystal Lake home to burning rubble. Crystal Lake fire Lt. Tom Pollnow said the body was...
Bridge over Route 53 Smooths Way for Cyclists New Structure Offers Elk Grove Bikers Safe Path to Busse Woods
Byline: Ames Boykin Daily Herald Staff Writer The highly anticipated bicycle bridge over Route 53/I-290 opens Thursday, to the delight of cyclists who want to get to the trails that meander through Busse Woods without putting their lives in their...
Brothers Defend Their Country Together in the U.S. Navy
Byline: Marni Pyke Daily Herald Staff Writer Lisle resident Mark Sickinger has two reasons to take pride in the U.S. Navy. His two sons Dennis and Andrew are both serving on military ships. Andrew Sickinger, 23, currently is stationed on the...
Bulldogs Warm Up for Vikings
Byline: Walt Wiltschek Daily Herald Correspondent Batavia didn't have the perfect tuneup for its impending girls volleyball showdown with undefeated Geneva, but it was certainly enough to whet the Bulldogs' appetite. Using a combination of strong...
Bulls Hire Wennington to Guide Young Talent
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer The Bulls have quietly added Bill Wennington to their basketball staff as director of player relations. The long-time NBA center will be available to provide advice or assistance to any of the Bulls'...
Business Expos Come to Area, Free to the Public
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer Local business people are getting two opportunities this week to make new contacts and add phone numbers to their Palm Pilots. A pair of business expos that are open to and free for the public...
Campton United Hands Attack Its First Defeat of the Season
The Glendale Heights Attack Under-14 girls soccer team suffered their first defeat, losing 6-3 to perennial Illinois state soccer power and longtime rival, Campton United on Sept. 23 in St. Charles. The loss gave the Attack a record of 2-1 in the A...
Carmel Golfers Come Up Short
Byline: Rusty Silber Daily Herald Correspondent Not feeling well before a scheduled tee time? Carmel's Jennifer Guido has some advice. "Just don't play when you are sick," she said Tuesday after shooting a 98 in the New Trier sectional and...
Cary Tax Levy May Increase 25 Percent
Byline: Max Seigle Daily Herald Staff Writer Village trustees in Cary got an early look at the 2001 tax levy Tuesday night - which showed a 25 percent increase over the previous year's levy. Finance Director Robert Broznowski told members of...
Casinos Roll despite Times Gambling Up; State Revenue Increases
Byline: John Patterson Daily Herald Staff Writer SPRINGFIELD - Illinois gamblers have been largely undeterred by the events of Sept. 11, gambling reports show, providing the state's budget with a rare boost at a time when most other sources of state...
CEDA's Annual Fund-Raiser Features Fine Food
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent The chance to taste menu specialties from more than 15 local restaurants worked its magic again. Officials with the Mount Prospect-based Community and Economic Development Association of Cook...
Changing Lives, One Inmate at a Time Jump Start Tutoring Program Helps Plant the Seeds for Advancement
Byline: Tona Kunz Daily Herald Staff Writer With anger bubbling up as it often did, Cole Mathews smashed the smaller boy's head into the sidewalk, leaving him brain-damaged. It wasn't unexpected from the teen who frequented detention centers, and...
Chicago Firm Wants to Oversee East Fixes
Byline: Erica Meltzer Daily Herald Staff Writer The St. Charles school district is looking at a Chicago environmental firm to make sure the repairs at St. Charles East High School are done right. Carnow, Conibear and Associates was founded 26...
Classic Comfort Food: A Warm, Chewy Oatmeal Cookie
Byline: Aaron Webber This week, I decided to cook something that would allow our minds to rest after the events of the last couple of weeks and focus on the upcoming holidays. This recipe is perfect for the cold weather that we have been subject...
Collegians
The accomplishments of Fox Valley's best and brightest students include: Keller Graduate School of Management, Kansas City, Mo., is proud to honor the achievement of graduate Brett T. Crawley. Crawley was awarded the degree of master of business...
Colonial's History, Future as Rich as Its Ice Cream
Byline: Erica Meltzer Daily Herald Staff Writer The seven Colonial restaurants that stretch from Crystal Lake to Naperville can trace their ancestry to a milk route that a young Simon Anderson bought for $100 when the last century was just beginning....
Columnist Looks Back on Nine Years of Sharing Recipes, Advice
Byline: Don Mauer Early in the cool morning of Oct. 8, 1992, I sped off to the train station to pick up a copy of the Daily Herald so I could read my first "Lean and Lovin' it" column about how hot dogs returned to my food plan after a two-year...
Community Leaps at Chance to Help Fund-Raiser Yard Sale
I'd like you to print what will seem like a strange request - at first. I'd like to thank everyone who contributed to or bought something from my yard sale. I want to thank them all, even though I didn't make a cent. My payment came in the form of...
Contract Negotiations with BFI to Continue
Byline: Justin Kmitch Daily Herald Staff Writer Bloomingdale residents can rest assured the garbage in front of their homes will be picked up as scheduled for at least the next three years. They just may end up paying a little more for it. The...
County Board OKs Storage Facility despite Objections from Residents
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer The DuPage County Board approved a new mini-warehouse storage facility near West Chicago Tuesday over strong objections from neighbors living in the nearby High Lake subdivision. Casey Jones,...
County Democrats Gearing Up for 2002
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer Two veteran educators will top the Democratic ticket by vying for key seats covering all of Lake County. Patrick Patt, retired superintendent of the Oak Grove elementary district in Green Oaks, and...
County to Pay $96,000 for Tech Chief's Severance
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer Nearly a month after putting their top computer technician on leave, Kane County Board members Tuesday voted to give him $96,000 in pay and benefits to resign. Board members approved the severance...
Crowning Achievement for Vojta, BG
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent FREEPORT - Buffalo Grove senior Jon Schram is an advocate of the new Illinois High School Association rules of state qualification in Class AA boys golf. He was even more convinced after he helped...
Dee-Fense! It's All the Rage This Fall
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer Maybe it's a brief blip that will correct itself as October and November play out. Then again, maybe we're witnessing the wave of the Big Ten future. What's the new craze? Defense. "It...
Deer Park Wrangles over Land Plan as Vote Nears
Byline: Eric Peterson Daily Herald Staff Writer Now home to a major shopping center, Motorola office campus, village hall and fire station, Deer Park hopes to plan for the few remaining gaps in its landscape Monday. Having fulfilled most of the...
Democratic Candidates for Governor Talk Issues
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer In days past it was rare to find 150 DuPage County Democrats gathered in one place. Not any more. At least that many Democratic supporters attended the Milton Township Democrats annual dinner...
Des Plaines Residents to Angle for Fishing Title
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer Anglers from Des Plaines and Park Ridge will go head-to-head Saturday in the first Great American Fish Off contest - held at a lake that both towns share. Organizers say they had to do some fishing...
Dispatch Center Growing to Handle Wireless 911 Calls
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer The agency that handles emergency fire and police calls for eight Northwest suburbs is expanding to handle wireless "911" service. Northwest Central Dispatch will add about 13,000 square feet to its...
Dist. 203 Committee Votes for a Referendum
Byline: Denise Raleigh The message was clear. Residents studying the finances and educational future of Naperville Unit District 203 were unequivocal Monday in their comments to the school board: to keep educating children in the manner the community...
Dist. 203 Gym Classes Will Be National Model
Byline: Kari Hartman Daily Herald Staff Writer In a school system overflowing with academic successes, Naperville Unit District 203 hasn't forgotten the body is just as important as the mind. The district's physical education program will be...
DuPage Adds Second Lobbyist to Help in Springfield
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer DuPage County soon will have two lobbyists in Springfield hunting for state funds. The DuPage County Board on Tuesday approved spending $45,000 to hire North American Capital Opportunities in...
DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Itasca prepares for gypsy moth: Fearing the imminent migration of the destructive gypsy moth from neighboring Roselle and Addison, Itasca village officials Tuesday began discussing measures to control the population and save many of the village's...
DuPage's Anti-Terrorism Plans
Byline: Christy Gutowski and Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writers DuPage County has no towering skyscrapers, federal monuments, nuclear power plants or financial powerhouses vital to the American economy. Still, the state's second-most populous...
ECC Scraps Therapy Assistant Program
Byline: Anna Johnson Daily Herald Staff Writer Despite opposition from faculty and local professionals, Elgin Community College's board of trustees voted Tuesday to eliminate the position of the school's lone full-time physical therapy assistant...
ECC Students Raise Money, Give Blood
Byline: Danelle Wozniak Daily Herald Staff Writer The Red Cross, the Salvation Army and even the family pets of those killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks were the subject of a benefit and blood drive Tuesday at Elgin Community College. The...
Editorials
Time to pass verbatim records bill Illinois legislators are looking again at an important bill that would, if approved, help ensure that public business is conducted in public. State Sen. Dick Klemm has scheduled an Oct. 16 hearing to seek additional...
Eisenhuth Serves Bears to Victory over Rams
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent Lake Zurich came out fired up for its Fox Valley Conference volleyball match against visiting Grayslake Tuesday night. The Bears stormed ahead to a big lead in the first game and they never looked...
Ex-Abbott Workers Receive Probation in Illegal Work Plot
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer Two former Abbott Laboratories employees were placed on probation Tuesday for concealing their identities in a scheme to bill the company for $314,000 in elevator repairs. Edward Golden, 43,...
Fashion Show May Make Dreams Come True
Byline: Joanmarie Wermes When Prince Charming sweeps Cinderella off her feet, Alice wanders into "Wonderland" and Sleeping Beauty awakes in a forest glen, the scene will be set in the magical land of the fanciful during a luncheon and fashion show....
Father of Mentally Ill American Airlines Passenger Apologizes
Byline: Shamus Toomey Daily Herald Staff Writer The father of the mentally ill man accused of storming an American Airlines cockpit in mid-air apologized Tuesday for the harrowing incident, which caused the plane to dive briefly and brought fighter...
Fire 101 Area Firehouses Open Their Doors to Teach Us All about Fire Safety
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer Whether you're interested in firefighter rope climbing methods, cooking techniques or fashion, or maybe how to use a fire extinguisher, departments throughout DuPage County are opening their doors...
Firefighters Elect Chief's Son to Succeed Him in Fox Lake
Byline: Lee Filas Daily Herald Staff Writer The Fox Lake Volunteer Fire Department decided to keep it all in the family by electing deputy chief Ron Hoehne to replace his father as fire chief. Hoehne, a 25-year veteran, was chosen over fellow...
Fire, Galaxy Begin Series
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer At Soldier Field tonight, the Chicago Fire and the Los Angeles Galaxy begin the process of deciding which successful franchise has the better team this year. In Fort Lauderdale tonight, the Miami...
Fizer Ready Make His Own Mark
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer There could be a misconception about where the Bulls will find offense this season. Some fans may believe that Marcus Fizer will simply step into the power forward role left vacant by the trade of...
Food for Thought
Expert Pepin says let kids help in kitchen Last week I got the opportunity to have lunch with internationally renown French chef and cookbook author Jacques Pepin during a stop in Chicago to promote his new book and PBS series "Jacques Pepin Celebrates"...
Forest Preserve District Forms Policy on Nature Burns
Byline: Daily Herald Staff Report The Lake County Forest Preserve District is hoping it can keep playing with fire without getting burned. Keeping human-initiated prairie and forest fires safe and effective is the purpose of a policy adopted...
Founders' Funds Benefit Algonquin Groups
Byline: Amy Williams It's been three months since Algonquin's Founders' Days came to an end, but the community spirit continues. This month, Founders' committee members started handing out some of their profits from the yearly festival. At...
Fox River Offers History, Beauty, Fun to St. Charles
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer The Fox River provides St. Charles with natural flood control and, in years past, the energy needed to drive businesses and agricultural operations. Today the electric equipment is gone and the...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Flu shot available in Huntley: Anyone can receive a flu shot today at Huntley School District 158. The shots will be provided from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Huntley High School cafeteria on the Harmony Road Campus. Members of the community will be...
Freese Serves Up MSL West Championship for Barrington
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer Tuesday was "Senior's Night" for the Barrington volleyball team. Katie Freese made it her own "Serving Night." The Fillies' four-year varsity player was on fire all evening at the service line,...
Fremd Keeps the Cup
Byline: Josh Harbeck Daily Herald Correspondent Fremd is used to beating cross-town rival Palatine, but not like this. The Vikings got 2 quick goals and added two more in the second half to win the annual Palatine Celtic Cup Classic 4-0 over...
Funding Shift Delays Opening of Health Clinic at Maine East
Byline: Dwayne T. Wong Daily Herald Staff Writer A setback in funding will delay, but not stop, efforts to develop a health clinic at Maine East High School, organizers said Tuesday. Maine Township High School District 207 officials said that...
Geneva Remains Undefeated in Suburban Prairie Red
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick Daily Herald Correspondent Geneva clearly didn't bring its "A" game to Oswego on Tuesday night, but the Vikings were still able to top the host Panthers 15- 13, 15-2 to remain undefeated in the Suburban Prairie Red. ...
Glen Ellyn Firefighters Want Home Sprinklers
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer As National Fire Prevention week began, Glen Ellyn firefighters and officials continued their campaign for what they believe is the most effective tool to combat home fires: residential fire sprinklers....
Grayslake Starts Panel for Community Service Groups
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer Grayslake Mayor Timothy Perry is on a push to get residents interested in community service. Last week, the Grayslake village board approved the creation of the community service commission. Its...
Hersey Falls to Buffalo Grove; Prospect within Match in East
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent The ironic part of Tuesday's match between Hersey and Buffalo Grove is the outcome was irrelevant as far as Hersey's chances of winning its fourth straight Mid-Suburban East championship. In fact,...
Hersey Shocks Buffalo Grove 2-0 for MSL East Lead
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent There were so many heroes for Hersey on Tuesday afternoon at Buffalo Grove that it would be more appropriate to just list every player on the roster. The Huskies memorable "team" effort was also...
High School Staff, Students Hike to Raise Funds for Heart Association
Byline: Shruti Date The Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 community for the sixth year in a row will hold its own heart walk for the American Heart Association to accommodate a rising number of participants. Last year more than 600...
High School Students Getting Quick Lesson on Afghanistan Issues
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer As U.S. bombs rained on Afghanistan for the third straight day, Jim Roberts explained to his high school class how the Taliban regime came to power. The Taliban rose to rule Afghanistan following...
Hoffman Estates to Honor Late Mayor with Dedication
Byline: Kimbriell Granderson Daily Herald Staff Writer Those acquainted with the late Hoffman Estates Mayor Mike O'Malley knew that he had a way of bringing people together. In death, he'll do the same. Residents and local officials will gather...
Hoffman Residents Worried with Friendship Village Plans
Byline: Kimbriell Granderson Daily Herald Staff Writer Hoffman Estates residents weren't too high on the idea of two, 6- and 7-story residential towers proposed near their ranch-style homes. Hoffman officials this week urged residents to voice...
Holmes Students Gearing Up for Their Dec. 8 Robot Contest
Byline: Erin Holmes & Dwayne Wong Holmes Middle School's Technology Club definitely is building on its past successes. For a third year, the club is pursuing the FIRST Lego League Challenge Mindstorms contest, in which student-built robots...
Hotel Baker Offers a Stay off the Beaten Path
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer When Hotel Baker reopened in 1997, the new owners had to rely on people's memories to recreate the 1920s-era hotel. The hotel has kept some of the old traditions - like its reputation as a wedding...
How Much Do You Know about This City?
Think you know a lot about St. Charles? Take this history quiz. If you get six right, you may continue to live here. If you get nine right, you're a bona fide expert on St. Charles. And if you get them all right, you get to write the next quiz. ...
How to Fight Back If Plane Is Hijacked
Byline: Robert McCoppin Daily Herald Staff Writer At least one security consultant has specific recommendations on what to do in case of a terrorist hijacking: fight back. "Passengers who don't fight back wind up classified as victims," said...
Kaneland High Resumes Classes, Awaits Test Results
Byline: Devin Hester Daily Herald Staff Writer Classes resumed at Kaneland High School Tuesday without incident after the school was closed Friday after many students fell ill the previous two days, administration officials told school board trustees...
Kids Can Learn Firsthand about Fire Safety
Byline: Jennifer Patterson & Dave Mann Hampshire's younger residents will be spending some time this week with their local firefighters for Fire Prevention Week. The Hampshire Fire Protection District is hosting a series of fire drills at...
Kids Find Harvest Fest an Amazing Treat
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent It took members of the Hersey High School football team a mere 20 minutes to set up what ended up being one of the most popular attractions of the day: a maze made out of bales of hay. The Huskie...
Kieskowski, Bland Are Area's Only Qualifiers
Byline: Travis Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer FREEPORT - On a day when disappointment doomed many of the area favorites at the boys golf Class AA Freeport sectional, a handful of underdogs stole the show and berths to this weekend's state tournament....
Knights' Lack of Practice Shows
Byline: Mike Considine Daily Herald Sports Writer It is said that teams play the way they practice. If they're unable to practice then, their play is likely to be affected. It's pretty easy to pin Kaneland's 3-match losing streak on its lack...
Kosek's First-Half Goal Gives Bulldogs Win
Byline: Neil Shalin Daily Herald Correspondent A first-half goal by leading scorer D.J. Kosek was all Batavia needed for a 1-0 victory against Hinsdale South on Tuesday at the Waubonsie Valley Tournament. At the 7:58 mark, Kosek took a short...
Lake County in 60 Seconds
AT&T to be queried on service: For the second time this year, a representative from AT&T Broadband cable services will meet with Fox Lake officials to answer questions regarding complaints of cable service. A representative from the cable...
Lake County Rules Great Dane Is Not Vicious
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer Grayslake soon will decide whether to buck a decision by the Lake County animal control office and declare as vicious a large dog some residents claim is terrorizing their neighborhood. Lake County...
Lake Park's Mack Set for State Meet
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Lake Park sophomore Andy Mack was determined not to miss the state cut again after reaching sectional for the second time. Mack, who qualified for the sectional in the 2000 Class AA tournament series as a member of...
Lake Park to Bring Tom Sawyer to the Stage
Byline: Beth Sneller Daily Herald Staff Writer This week the Lake Park High School theater department is taking children - and a few adults - on a trip back to the 19th century. The Roselle school's first play of the year, "Tom Sawyer" by playwright...
Large District Offers Students More Choices
Byline: Marvin Edwards School District U-46 set another record recently as more than 1,700 new students were added to the rolls and the overall enrollment edged closer to the 40,000 mark. Needless to say, such dramatic growth is creating numerous...
Last of Five Suspects Arrested in String of Store Robberies
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer For two weeks last August, gun-wielding assailants wreaked havoc on convenience store clerks in five suburban towns. An ensuing police probe ended Tuesday with the last of five arrests....
Learn about Wines at Monthly Tastings
Join Daily Herald Good Wine columnist Mary Ross for a series of tasting classes at Aubriot restaurant. "The Tasting Group at Aubriot" is an ongoing series devoted to exploring the world of wine. The monthly classes aim to educate tasters about wine...
Less Than a Month into Terror War, America Standing Tall
Byline: Jack Mabley Here's an inventory of the first month of President Bush's declared war on terrorism: - No American fighting men and women have been lost. - The first attacks against the enemy have been successful and widely approved,...
Library Seeking Residents' Input for Plans
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer Carol Stream residents will soon get an opportunity to tell library officials what they would like to see in a proposed expansion of the library. More books? More space for children's collections...
Lions Club Showers Praise on Lone Photo Contest Entry
Members of the Lions Club of Bloomingdale know no boundaries when it comes to photo contests for their monthly newsletter "The Lions Tales" - not even a locked washroom door. Newsletter editor Lion Bob Hettlinger said he was looking to "spice-up"...
Lisle Officials Move to Close a Loophole over Land for Parks
Byline: Marni Pyke Daily Herald Staff Writer In a perfect world, it would be redundant to insert "usable" next to "land" in a village policy describing developer contributions. But after one new subdivision was offered what Trustee Tom Frey called...
Madeleine Albright to Kick off Benedictine Speaker Series
Byline: Joan G. Broz Daily Herald Correspondent Benedictine University will host a diverse group of speakers this month, including a stateswoman, a child psychologist and an expert on Italians in Louisiana. The appearances by Madeleine Albright,...
Marmion Scores a Big Victory
Byline: Darryl Mellema Daily Herald Correspondent Like all area soccer fields, Marmion's Fichtel Field is hard and bumpy at this late point of the season. But you'd never have known that by the way Marmion's soccer team worked the ball on the...
Neuqua Rolls to Championship WWS's Pearson Knocks Down Top Individual Honors
Byline: Daily Herald Report Neuqua Valley keeps cruising along with nary a bump in it's path. The Wildcats route led through the Naperville Central sectional Tuesday, where Neuqua claimed the title, posting a 333 team score. The Wildcats'...
New Web Site Will Link School to Community
Byline: Cass Cliatt The parents and teachers at Virginia Lake School in Palatine have put themselves on the information superhighway. A new Virginia Lake Parent Teachers Association Web site is up and running at www.virginialakepta.org/. Residents...