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 1, 2001

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[0] 2001 All-Area Team
Megan Anderson Prospect A versatile player, Anderson was the Knights' sweeper her freshman year, their stopper her sophomore year, a defensive halfback last year and ended her career as an attacking center- midfielder. Wherever she played, Anderson...
[0] the Briefs
Wheeling Park District throws party for kids The Wheeling Park District is hosting a TPH - The Party's Here - summer party from 8 to 10(p.m. June 15 at the Aquatic Center, 327 W. Dundee Road in Wheeling. Just for middle school students, the evening...
[1] 2001 All-Area Team
Oleg Bykorez Carmel Bykorez. 6-1 junior outside hitter, finished the season for Carmel with 170 kills in 416 attempts. He was a strong all-around player with 88 digs and steady serve receiving, 36 blocks and 21 aces that was second-best on the team....
[1] 2001 All-Area Team
Tara Baker Wauconda This terrific athlete played in the middle of the field all year for the Bulldogs, and also helped out in the back when called for defensive support. She showed excellent footwork and knew how to distribute the ball. "She worked...
[1] Editorials
New information demands retests Illinois' bribes-for-licenses investigation will reach the end of the road someday, and so too will the uncertainty about how much damage the scandal has produced, in terms of public safety. But we've not reached...
[1] Police Reports
Man pushed worker during theft, police say Elgin police arrested a 35-year-old Chicago man Wednesday after he stole several items from a grocery store and, in the process, pushed an employee, reports showed. After responding to a retail theft...
[1] the Briefs
Suzuki Strings perform free concerts in area Members of the Barrington Suzuki Strings group will be performing a series of concerts beginning today in preparation for their two-week tour of Spain during the second half of June. The first concert...
2001 All-Area Dupage Team
Byline: Gary Larsen Kristina Baumann Neuqua Valley Baumann notched 18 goals and 8 assists for a Wildcats squad that shared the UEC title with state powerhouse St. Charles, and placed second in the formidable Naperville Invite tournament along...
2001 All-Area DuPage Volleyball Team
Byline: John Lemon Chris Belshe Wheaton Warrenville South Belshe is a returning all-area selection who displayed his all- around talents this season after playing front row the past two years. The 6-foot-2 senior middle led the Tigers in blocks...
2001 All-Area Team
Ben Barnes Rolling Meadows The 6-2 senior outside was a player who never came off the court as a strong all-arounder in all 77 games. He had 345 kills with a .277 hitting efficiency, was a strong passer, had 38 aces in 241 of 289 serving, and 39...
2001 All-Area Team
Byline: John Radtke Colleen Berg Cary-Grove Every good pitcher needs a steady catcher, and that's what Berg provided for Cary-Grove and standout pitcher Kelli Gallas. Even though she hit just .238, Berg struck out only 5 times in 80 official...
[2] the Briefs
Meacham Grove party planned for Saturday The DuPage County Forest Preserve District will celebrate National Trails Day at the Meacham Grove Forest Preserve Saturday morning. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., there will be a celebration at the forest preserve's...
[2] Youth Sports
Geneva baseball - Minor league 9s Highlights from Geneva Baseball Association Minor League 9-year- old division games May 18-24: May 18 Indians 9, Braves 5 The Braves were led by Robert Fitzmaurice, who reached base twice to lead them offensively...
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PTA group wins award for district programs The Arlington Heights Council of PTA's received the "Outstanding Council Award" earlier this month at the Illinois PTA convention in Springfield. The PTA group this year sponsored several programs for Arlington...
[3] the Briefs
Pond and stream clean-up Saturday The village of Carol Stream will hold a local pond and stream clean-up Saturday of the local sections of Klein and Thunderbird creeks as well as village storm water detention ponds. This local cleanup event is...
[3] Youth Sports
Geneva baseball - Minor League 10s Highlights from Geneva Baseball Association Minor League 10- year-old division games May 9-23: May 9 Royals 11, Devil Rays 5 Devil Rays batters Mike McCabe, Wes Kappel, Ryan Urbanowski, Chris Anderson...
[4] the Briefs
Soccer signup begins Sunday in Hoffman In-house soccer registration for fall 2001 and spring 2002 seasons begins Sunday at the Grassy Ridge Meadow Forest Preserve, off Central Road between Huntington and Ela roads. A $70 registration fee is due...
[4] the Briefs
First alumni gathering planned at St. Patrick's St. Patrick School in Wadsworth is inviting all graduates back to its first Alumni Day Saturday. The event will begin with Mass at 5 p.m., followed by a pizza party in the gymnasium, Boehm Center....
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Tryouts Saturday for 'The Brady Bunch' Children between the ages of 9 and 12 are invited to audition for three G-rated musicals being put on by Funarts -"The Brady Bunch," "Gilligan" and "Yellow Submarine." The auditions will be at 10 a.m. Saturday...
[5] the Briefs
Passports to take kids on summer adventures Summer Passports to Adventure are ready for kids at the McHenry County Conservation District. This exciting program offers fun activities at many Chicago area nature centers and museums. Participants...
[6] the Briefs
Cancer survivors event Sunday at Delnor Delnor-Community Hospital will have its annual National Cancer Survivor's Day event from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Health and Wellness Center, 296 Randall Road, Geneva. Delnor-Community's celebration...
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Take a Sunday stroll down Sesame Street "A Sesame Street Storytime" is the theme of a program being sponsored by WTTW and the Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin. The storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. Sunday in the children's center of the library,...
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Field house at North High getting new floor The field house floor at Glenbard North High School is one step closer to getting a facelift. District 87 school board members approved a maximum $74,200 contract Tuesday night to have asbestos tiles removed...
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Villa Park residents to get survey next week The Villa Park Parks and Recreation Department is asking all Villa Park residents to complete a community interest survey that will be mailed to homes next week. The survey is seeking residents' opinions...
Abundance of Young Talent Due to Return in 2002
Byline: Neil Shalin Daily Herald Correspondent One of the remarkable features of last week's boys IHSA state tennis championship was how many underclassman advanced to the later rounds of the tournament. "I can't remember when we saw so many...
A Complete Winner Moore Puts It All Together for State-Bound Libertyville
Byline: Rusty Silber Daily Herald Correspondent In every soccer season, there are players who stand out for excelling in one area - scoring goals, playing tough defense or maintaining tempo at midfield, for instance. The very best players, though,...
Again, Jury Can't Agree on Midwife
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer Jurors will return to court this morning after being unable to reach a verdict by the end of their first full day of deliberations Thursday in the Yvonne Cryns involuntary manslaughter trial....
All-Area Girls Soccer Team
Deborah Benakis St. Charles East The junior is a three-year varsity player for the Saints. She had 8 goals and a team-high 12 assists this season. "Deb is our finesse player in the midfield or up front," Saints coach Joe Moreau said. Rachel Dorfman...
All Things to All People Classical Music Tops the Schedule, but New Ravinia Season Features Pop and Rock Artists Too
Byline: Bill Gowen Daily Herald Classical Music Critic Any summer one could easily say: "The Ravinia Festival has something for everybody." But that's never been more true than in 2001, when between June 8 and Sept. 6 Ravinia brings its ever-growing...
A Mom Always Knows - or Does She?
Byline: Ellie Young A couple of weeks ago we were visiting at our son's when our 11- year-old grandson, Jason, announced that his friend's Mom was out in her car ready to take a few of the kids to the movies. Jason asked for $10 for the movie and...
Animal Control Looks to Increase Fees
Byline: Madhu Krishnamurthy Daily Herald Staff Writer Proposed changes to the Lake County Health Department's animal control ordinance will increase service fees across the board for everything from rabies registration to citations. The fee increases...
Annual Cream of Wheaton Festival to Offer Food, Fun
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer The summer festival season kicks off in Wheaton Saturday with the opening of the 20th annual Cream of Wheaton. The day-long event, hosted by the Wheaton Park District, is packed with food, music...
A Special Kind of Family Annual Picnic a Fund-Raiser for Adoption
Byline: Henry Stuttley Daily Herald Staff Writer When Jim and Kim attended the International Children's Alliance picnic last year, they were terrified. The Wheaton couple were in the process of adopting their son, Birjan, from Bulgaria and were...
A Story of Murder, Two Small-Town Friends Investigators Try to See beyond Image of Idyllic Town, Seemingly Great Friends to Discover Motive for Killing
Byline: Sean D. Hamill Daily Herald Staff Writer Hampshire police Sgt. Gregory M. Sears worked in town for seven years. When he got married on May 13, 2000, dressed in his Hampshire Police Department uniform, many of his friends in attendance...
At Willow Creek Community Church, Service Is Fun, Inspiring - and Why Not?
Byline: Oliver Andresen "Church! Church! Church! All we ever do is go to church!" cried a young friend of mine a long time ago. It was Easter week and his family was observing all the seasonal religious holidays. But going to church was not supposed...
Balefill Gets in State's Budget
Byline: John Patterson Daily Herald State Government Writer SPRINGFIELD - Lawmakers on Thursday night put $7 million in state money toward a buyout of the balefill site near Bartlett - the strongest signal yet that the 16-year dispute could be nearing...
Batavia Woman's Bracelets Help Moms Brag about Their Kids
Byline: Heather Cunningham Daily Herald Correspondent Almost nothing makes a parent prouder than the kids, a fact that has secured Batavian Robin Zell's foothold in the custom bracelet market. Zell owns Bragelets, which produces sterling silver,...
BG, Hersey Primed for Tough Tourney Challenges
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent A daunting task lies ahead for Buffalo Grove and Hersey in today's Illinois High School Association state volleyball tournament in Hoffman Estates. The pairings weren't kind to either the Bison...
Bogosian Undefined Master of Words Defies an Easy Explanation
Byline: Barbara Vitello Daily Herald Staff Writer For a man who generally wields words easily, Eric Bogosian has trouble coming up with one to describe himself. "I'm not good with labels," says the actor, playwright and award-winning performer,...
Bond Biographer Travels the 'Burbs after Trotting the Globe
Byline: Dann Gire Attention 007 fans. Chicagoland's own Ian Fleming, Buffalo Grove's Raymond Benson, will sign copies of his newest James Bond novel, "Never Dream of Dying," at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan Ave.,...
Boring Pornographic Films Defy Downturn in the Economy
Byline: Jack Mabley "The films are tedious and I'm tempted to fast-forward through the sex scenes," writes Frank Rich in the New York Times Magazine. "No matter what the period or setting, no matter what the genre, every video comes to the same...
Braley Leaves Winning Legacy Behind at Geneva
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick Daily Herald Correspondent Considering the outstanding talent competing for the boys tennis title in Illinois each season, it was quite an accomplishment for Geneva's Josh Braley to have won a state title as a junior. ...
Bulls Get More Time for Miller Decision
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer The Bulls and agent Mark Bartlestein have agreed to extend the deadline for when the Bulls must decide whether to pick up the option on center Brad Miller's contract. Bartlestein would not disclose...
Chance to Be a Millionaire Wauconda Woman Gets the Call to Go on TV with Regis
Byline: Kate Grusich Daily Herald Staff Writer Maureen Kennedy always considered herself a well-versed, knowledgeable person, but she never imagined testing her mental prowess before a nationwide TV audience. That's exactly what happened when...
Chargers Ready for Strong Finish Dundee-Crown Sets Its Sights on School's First-Ever Elite Eight Berth This Weekend
Byline: Mike Barry Daily Herald Correspondent It's now how you start but how you finish. And the Dundee-Crown baseball team is poised for what it hopes will be a fantastic finish to a program on the rise. Last year, the Chargers started the...
Cheaper Rates and Better Service Promised under New Phone Plan
Byline: John Patterson Daily Herald State Government Writer SPRINGFIELD - Fed up with nagging stories of phone companies taking too long to hook up service, fix outages and charging too much, Illinois lawmakers voted Thursday to change the rules...
'Chopper' Probes Psyche of Comical Killer
Byline: Dann Gire Daily Herald Film Critic "Chopper" 1/2 Opens today Written and directed by Andrew Dominik; based on books by Mark Brandon Read. Produced by Michele Bennett. A First Look Pictures release. At the Music Box Theatre, Chicago....
City Sites Celebrate Red Meat and Wine
Byline: Heather Holtsberg Daily Herald Staff Writer Here's what's happening on the Chicago dining scene: Special dinners Big red: Hotel Monaco, 224 N. Wabash, Chicago, will transform Monday into a meat market in which the city's steakhouses...
Close-Knit Crowd Seniors Have Grown Up Together in Their Years at Lisle High School
Byline: Marni Pyke Daily Herald Staff Writer The roar of the crowd at the homecoming game will have a bittersweet sound from now on for Lisle High School's graduating Class of 2001. Although they'll be proud alumni, seniors said it will be difficult...
Club Proves Middle Age Just the Beginning
Byline: Carly Hemphill Daily Herald Staff Writer Marshall and Sue Becker have been members of the Beth Tikvah Temple for more than 30 years. When they found out about the Life After Fifty-Five club their congregation had formed, they joined the...
Curtain Drops in May for a Variety of Events
Byline: Diane Rotter The month of May brings many activities to a close. For students, May means graduations and end-of-the-year parties. For the female persuasion, May marks the end of bridge, bowling, golf and tennis luncheons. Here are a few...
Day-Care Center Designed to Help Kids Learn Better
Byline: Sarah Mawhorr Knowledge Beginnings is a new day-care center in Lisle designed on the concept that children are sponges sopping up knowledge in their earliest years. Staff members at the day-care center, with room for 252 children from...
Death and Love HBO's 'Six Feet Under' Isn't Squeamish about Taking on the Big Topics
Byline: Ted Cox Daily Herald TV/Radio Columnist Hemingway once wrote that all stories, taken to their natural conclusion, end in death. But that's just the thing: Most stories - that is, stories offered as entertainment - don't go to their natural...
Defense in Man's Murder Hopes Tapes Will Help Case
Byline: Dave Mann Daily Herald Staff Writer On Thursday, the attorney for Thomas Scheuerell, who stands accused of shooting his ex-wife's boyfriend, received hours of audio and video tape the defense hopes will bolster the theory his ex-wife is...
Despite Strong State Finish, Batavia Track Program Still Has Room to Grow
Byline: Mike Considine Asked about what direction Batavia's boys track program might take, senior sprinter James Keim pointed into the O'Brien Stadium stands during the IHSA finals. "We have a whole section of younger guys who are really enjoying...
Dist. 220 Fee Hikes Not Winning Friends
Byline: Bill O'Brien Daily Herald Staff Writer Many people are not happy with Barrington Unit District 220's new student-fee schedule, which in many cases now tops other nearby school districts. Those people with concerns even extends to the...
District 33 Students Display Art for Public
Byline: Mary Randle West Chicago Elementary District 33 recently showcased the artwork of our first- through eighth-grade students at the John E. Henning Education Service Center. The show received rave reviews from proud parents and the general...
District 34 Renovations Would Bring Big Changes
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer A proposed renovation of Winfield Elementary District 34's two school buildings would mean a big change for students in the district, school officials said Thursday. The proposal features a 30,000...
District Gets Antsy over Work at East School Officials Want to Start Now, but Regional Chief Won't Allow It
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer Sept. 4, Sept. 4, Sept. 4. It's almost become a mantra for St. Charles school officials who repeatedly talk about their desire to have students back in a "healthy and safe" East High School by Sept....
Do You Really Understand the Insurance Bet in Blackjack?
Byline: Fred Renzey Daily Herald Correspondent Be honest. When playing blackjack do you ever take Insurance? If the answer is yes, then the next time you do, ask yourself; "What am I trying to accomplish by doing this?" Are you doing it to avoid...
East's Phelps, Wampach Get Another Chance to Run Together
Byline: Mike Considine Daily Herald Sports Writer St. Charles East seniors Carrie Phelps and Christine Wampach will have one last chance to exercise their phenomenal ability to run any race in about the same time. Phelps and Wampach, who seldom...
Ecuador Welcomes Back Injured Coach
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer Ecuador has its coach back. Hernan Dario Gomez, who was shot in the leg and pistol-whipped in the face for keeping a player off the Ecuadorian national U-20 team, returned from his native Colombia...
Elgin's Fox Trot Completes Memorial Day for Runners
Byline: Susan Terwedow As far as I'm concerned, and I know many runners agree, it wouldn't be Memorial Day without running the Elgin Fox Trot. Distance runners do the 10-mile race. Other runners do the 5K, with 2,500 participants total who entered...
Eye of the Storm Radcliffe's Stellar Field Sense Guides WW South to One of Its Best Years
Byline: Gary Larsen Daily Herald Correspondent Wheaton Warrenville South forward Therese Heaton impacted defenses as much as any player in the state this year. Freshman prodigy Kristin Radcliffe added 19 goals to go with Heaton's 23, for a WW...
Female Studio Host Gets Chance with Favorite Sport: Baseball
Byline: Ted Cox The Fox network begins its six-year deal as the exclusive national broadcast outlet of Major League Baseball when the "Game of the Week" returns Saturday, and at first glance it looks as if the innovative Fox Sports department is...
Fenton Seniors Get Ready to Start a New Life Chapter
Byline: Deborah Kadin Daily Herald Staff Writer The final week of school has been a blur for Fenton High School senior Jeremy Hawbaker. "I had senioritis all year and I was itching to get (high school) over with. And now it's over - a lot faster...
Fenton Valedictorian Ready for Real World
Byline: Deborah Kadin Daily Herald Staff Writer Cara Joyce may have grown from shy freshman to confident, outgoing senior the last four years. But the one thing that has remained constant is her drive for academic success. That drive has led...
Firebirds U-11 Girls Fight to a Tie
Firebirds 1, Downers Grove 1: The Lombard Firebirds Under-11 Girls tied Downers Grove 1-1 recently. Alyssa Gianatasio scored the Firebirds' goal on a pass from Sarah Langlas in the first half while Jesse Wagner and Stefanie Sterling led the team's...
Fires Heat Up Spring Season in Suburbs
Byline: Graham Buck Prospect Heights firefighters have been on a bit of a hot streak recently. The fire district has been called to assist on six fires in Arlington Heights, Mount Prospect and their hometown during the past two months - an unusually...
Five Minutes with Two Sun City Neighbors
Byline: Matt Baron Bev Eisenmenger has lived in Huntley her entire life. Her husband, Bill, has been a resident for most of his life. But when they moved to Sun City two years ago, it was a homecoming in the truest sense of the word. One of the...
Flyers' Rally Falls Short
Byline: Special to the Daily Herald WINNIPEG, Manitoba - The Schaumburg Flyers scored 2 runs in the top of the ninth inning but still came up short on Thursday afternoon, losing to the Winnipeg Goldeyes 8-7 in front of a sellout crowd of 6,592 at...
Foster Parents Help Abused Kids Reclaim Their Lives
Byline: Kat Zeman Daily Herald Staff Writer She spent nine months in a drug-infested womb. After being born, her drug-addicted mother abused her. Eventually, the government took her away - passing her around numerous foster homes. Today she...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Fox River Grove to repave roads: Fox River Grove trustees announced last week that it will attempt to repair and resurface 10 roads this summer. With about $200,000 in its 2001-2002 budget for road repair, the village is hoping to work on Gardner...
Fruit Frenzy Global Variety Greets You in the Produce Department. but Where Do Your Tastebuds Start?
Byline: Sharon La Masney Daily Herald Correspondent A trip to your local grocery store can seem like a trip to a global marketplace. That's because the grocery industry is going a long way to meet the demand, in part, by immigrants who are making...
Future Bright for Area Teams Batavia, Marmion, Kaneland Each Showed Improvement in Records
Byline: Joe Bush Daily Herald Sports Writer There's one team left, which means there are seven with season summaries. Batavia: The Bulldogs won six more games than in 2000, including a regional contest despite not having full use of pitcher Adam...
Gazebo Construction about to Get under Way
Byline: Gerard Dziuba Gilberts residents may be enjoying the new gazebo in Dunhill Park during this year's Halloween bonfire. With village trustees earmarking $25,000 for their parks committee, the construction of the gazebo could start within...
Genke, Mencas Make It Work
Byline: Kevin Shepke Daily Herald Sports Writer Since minor-league baseball players don't earn near the amount of money that major-leaguers do, you might wonder what minor leaguers do during the off-season to earn money. Well, Schaumburg Flyers...
Get in Shape before Battling These Bruisers
Byline: Mike Jackson Oh dear friends, what we do to further our beloved sport? "What kind of plan do you want?" asked the young man at the health club. "I want something that will give me upper-body strength, additional arm strength, and anything...
Get Outdoors at Local Summer Camp
Byline: Anna Johnson Now that summer is almost here and school is almost out, it's time to think of spending time outdoors, whether that time is spent swimming, hiking, fishing or making arts and crafts. Though Metropolitan Family Services started...
Getting out & About
What could be more fitting, the McHenry County Historical Society chose the anniversary of D-Day for the opening of an exhibit detailing the World War II era and this country's involvement in it. On Wednesday, the society debuts "Marching Off -...
'Golden Triangle' Buys a Bit Closer in Barrington
Byline: Eric Peterson Daily Herald Staff Writer Barrington officials this week made additional, though minor, progress in their efforts to buy two more properties in the downtown's 14-acre "golden triangle" area, which they hope to redevelop. ...
Group Celebrates 20 Years of Improving Elgin
Byline: Kara Spak Neighborhood Housing Services Inc. will celebrate 20 years of serving Elgin with a reception and its annual meeting at the Grand Victoria Casino Thursday evening. NHS fights to improve neighborhoods from the inside out - providing...
Hawthorne Day Adds Up to 12 Hours
Byline: Dwayne T. Wong Daily Herald Staff Writer One thing Hawthorne Academy students probably won't have once the school opens is time to waste. Thanks to before- and after-school Wheeling Park District programs, students at the Wheeling Township...
High School Lessons a Foundation for Future
Byline: Deborah Kadin Daily Herald Staff Writer Maureen O'Malley has mixed feelings about leaving Fenton High School. "I'm happy that I'm going on to a new life in college, but I'm sad because I'll miss everybody," the 18-year-old Wood Dale resident...
House, Barn Concerts More Than OK by Singer Nyree
Byline: Gala M. Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer While touring in Brazil, California native Nyree Belleville recognized a gesture from fans that led her to think her music was crossing cultural and language boundaries. "I think if you put your...
Hyde Praises United Way Chapter Congressman Chooses Elk Grove over Russia Trip
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent U.S. Rep Henry Hyde was supposed to be in Moscow on Thursday, alongside House Speaker Dennis Hastert on a trip to talk with the Russians about missile defense. Instead, the Wood Dale Republican...
Immigration Explosion Puts Nation in Peril
Byline: Dave Gorak Dave Gorak of Lombard is the executive director of the Midwest Coalition to Reform Immigration in Villa Park At the beginning of my journalism career in Chicago 30 years ago, I rarely saw a day that did not produce stories...
Inn-Credible My Favorite Inn's Hearty Fare and Great Service Earn It a Loyal Following
Byline: Anne Close Daily Herald Correspondent For more than 50 years, the aptly named My Favorite Inn in Highwood has managed to attract a fiercely loyal clientele. When co-owners E. Gerry Schroeder and Bunny Weinstein took over from the original...
Inverness Makes New Offer for Parcel
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer Negotiations continued Thursday over how much the village of Inverness will pay for the lot across the street from village hall, on the southwest corner of Roselle and Baldwin roads. The village...
Inverness Park Director Settles into His New Post
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer The Inverness Park District's new director knows all about politics and park districts. Greg Bates, who was hired by the park district last week, is a former McHenry alderman and previously worked...
It's Time to Consider Your Grades after Another Year of High School Sports
Byline: Bob Frisk The locker rooms are almost empty. Girls soccer, boys volleyball and Class A baseball and softball wrap up their seasons this weekend with Illinois High School Association championships. Class AA baseball and softball settle...
IYSA Tryout Dates Set for This Summer
Byline: Special to the Daily Herald The Illinois Youth Soccer Association will conduct Chicago/Rockford area tryouts for Illinois resident soccer players. The tryouts are for boys and girls born in 1984 (girls 1983/84), 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988...
Jacobs Thrilled to Finally Meet Libertyville
Byline: Joe Aguilar Daily Herald Sports Writer Jacobs girls soccer coach John Bardin tried to schedule Libertyville one year. He failed to skin a Cat. "They didn't want to play us," Bardin remembered. "I don't think he (former Wildcats coach...
John Drummond Leads Silver Circle Honorees
Byline: Ted Cox TV/Radio critic Remotely interesting: The TV Academy Silver Circle honors its new inductees in an awards dinner at the Chicago Hilton & Towers tonight. This year's ceremony, honoring outstanding individual achievement in the...
Keeping Up the Tradition WW South, West Chicago Assure DVC Is Well-Represented
Byline: John Lemon Daily Herald Sports Writer Heading into this weekend's state volleyball tournament at Hoffman Estates, some traditions are alive and well, while a couple others are being written. Wheaton Warrenville South and West Chicago...
Keeping Watch on the Saints' Goal All-Stater Stormo Allowed Only 10 Goals This Season
Byline: Jim Silvestri Daily Herald Correspondent Within the last year, St. Charles East goalkeeper Lexi Stormo has paid visits to the Joe Moreau residence and taken watch of the coach's 4 1/2-year-old daughter, Sophia. Baby-sitting duties aside,...
Kids Learn from Miss America
Byline: Jennifer Patterson Daily Herald Staff Writer She's perhaps the most famous person ever to visit Hampshire. But Miss America 2001 Angela Perez Baraquio wasn't thinking about that Thursday during visits to each of Hampshire's schools. ...
Lake Park Seniors Take Some Time off for Ditch Day
Byline: Beth Sneller Daily Herald Staff Writer On Tuesday, Lake Park High School West Campus' usually-packed senior parking lot was more than half empty. During passing periods, the usually congested hallways at the junior/senior campus were...
Lake Zurich Voters Want More Contact from Schools
Byline: Andis Robeznieks Daily Herald Staff Writer If the Lake Zurich school district expects voters to approve a tax-rate increase in a referendum next spring, it has to communicate better with residents who don't have children in the school district....
Learning Never Ends NIU Program Brings New Experiences to the Classroom
Byline: Sally MacDowell Daily Herald Staff Writer One of the best ways to stay vital through all of your years is to keep learning, says Sun City resident Lois Stachnik. Toward that end Lois signed up last spring for a course through the Institute...