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 February 15, 2002

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[0] Best & Brightest
- Laura McClain and Kathleen Aldridge, both of Grayslake, were named to the dean's list for the fall 2001 semester at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. - Brendan Lutz, Ingleside, has been awarded a $2,000 academic scholarship to attend Southern...
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Parker leaves a mixed record Personnel matters being what they are, discussed in private and settled behind closed doors, the complete story behind the city council's dismissal of Elgin City Manager Joyce Parker may never emerge. What is clear...
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Ruling applies too much pressure Those notorious hanging chads, overshadowed by the press of national security issues, are back in the news. A federal judge in Los Angeles ruled Wednesday that California must replace its punch-card voting machines...
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Register for Feb. 21 'Walk in Their Shoes' Indian Trails Public Library in Wheeling has arranged for professor and historian Glennette Tilley Turner to speak Feb. 21 on how the African-American experience evolved in Illinois. Some of America's most...
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Live performances on tap at township library A variety of live music is coming to the Schaumburg Township District library in February and March. Performances start at 7 p.m., last about an hour and are held in the audiovisual department at the...
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City OK's purchase of medical equipment The Rolling Meadows City Council has approved the purchase of additional medical equipment for a new fire department ambulance. The ambulance already has been purchased and is expected to be ready to use...
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Historical society to get $7,602 grant The Des Plaines Historical Society will receive a $7,602 grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to develop an interactive computer station at the museum, according to state Sen. David Sullivan....
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Organists begin series of Lenton concerts today The 25th annual Jane Hampton Chipman Lenten Organ Series will begin with a concert from noon to 12:30 p.m. today with organist Bill Hebert at First Congregational Church, 256 E. Chicago St., Elgin....
[0] the Briefs
Go-kart exposition drives into St. Charles Kart Expo International, the premier exposition for go-kart racing in North American, will be held Feb. 23 and 24 at Pheasant Run Resort and Convention Center, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. The 10th...
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Library sets discussion about "Mockingbird" Fans of Harper Lee's classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" and the film version that starred Gregory Peck can discuss the book and the movie at 2 p.m. March 3 during a special event hosted by Libertyville's...
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MCCD cancels candlelight skiing The McHenry County Conservation District has canceled the candlelight cross-country ski dates today and Saturday at Hickory Grove Conservation Area in Cary. Trail conditions remain poor due to lack of snow. For...
15 DUI Cases Unresolved after the Death of Deputy
Byline: Dave Orrick Daily Herald Staff Writer Of the 82 DUI arrests made by Lake County sheriff's deputy Philip Santucci last year, 15 remain unresolved, Sheriff Gary Del Re said Thursday. The December death of Santucci, one the state's leading...
32 Suburban Mayors Back O'Hare Airport Expansion
Byline: Robert McCoppin Daily Herald Staff Writer Naperville Mayor George Pradel remembers when his house was condemned to make way for downtown parking. He didn't like it, but accepted it as necessary for the greater good of the city. Following...
Aerobics Inventor Calls Health 'Most Precious Gift'
Byline: Beth Sneller Daily Herald Staff Writer Anyone who ever wanted to give the person who invented aerobics a piece of his or her mind had the chance Wednesday night. Kenneth Cooper, the man who coined the term in his 1968 book "Aerobics,"...
After 36 Years, Elgin's Hamrin Faces Reality That It's Time to Move On
Byline: John Radtke When the final ball of the sectional girls bowling tournament was rolled at Hoffman Lanes two weeks ago, Jim Hamrin faced the reality. His high school coaching career was over. After 36 years at Elgin High School, Hamrin...
A Love of History Artist's Works Depict America's Past and the Homes of U.S. Presidents Who Lived in Illinois
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Real Estate Writer In February, our thoughts turn to Springfield and nearby New Salem, where Abraham Lincoln had homes and many feel his spirit still resides. But don't forget when you celebrate Presidents'...
Another Good Tiger Leaves the Den
Byline: David Oberhelman Daily Herald Sports Writer Bob Quinn. John Thorne. Now Barry Brennan. Following the Wheaton Warrenville South baseball and football coaches who have left their respective programs, at around 6:45 p.m. Saturday before...
Area Participants Hoping for the Best
Byline: Josh Teschner Daily Herald Sports Writer Batten down the hatches, lower the boom and raise the mizenmast: full speed ahead! After an exhausting three weeks of wrestling tournaments (conference, regionals and sectionals) the able have...
Area Teams See Progress
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick Daily Herald Correspondent St. Charles North completed its trying inaugural season on a positive note this week. Though the North Stars (2-27) fell in their final matchup of the season at second-seeded Benet on Tuesday,...
Assembly Hall, Second Week in February; a Place and Time like No Other
Byline: Joe Bush Someone had the bright idea last year to hand out glow sticks to spectators for the finals of the IHSA wrestling tournament at Assembly Hall in Champaign. In years past, when the lights went out for the chilling Grand March on...
Attorney General Took Worker Donations despite Promise
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Political Writer Attorney General Jim Ryan has accepted $7,400 in campaign contributions from employees and their spouses since promising to stop taking money from his workers three years ago. Ryan spokesman Dan...
Author Pays Dues, Follows His Dream
Byline: Beth Sneller Daily Herald Staff Writer Forget wizards - it's a mouse that's becoming the newest sensation in children's literature. His name is Hermux Tantamoq. And his creator is coming to Anderson's Bookshop. Michael Hoeye, author...
Awe Knew Just What He Was Talking about Way Back around November
Byline: John Radtke I just love talking basketball with Milt Awe. The guys is so matter-of-fact. Way back in November, he started talking about the depth his Hampshire girls basketball team appeared to have this season. "Never in all my...
Barrington Gears Up for Pressure-Packed Sectional Test
Byline: George Halas Daily Herald Correspondent This is the point of the boys swimming and diving season where a number of cliches become operative, i.e., "do or die," "make or break" and, of course, "to shave or not to shave." On Saturday, teams...
Barrington LWV Plans Voter Sign-Up
Byline: Laura and Shawn Ehrke If you need to register to vote, the League of Women Voters of the Barrington Area is happy to help. League members will register voters from noon until 4 p.m. Saturday in the lobby of the Barrington Area Library....
Basketball Previews
Timothy Christian (14-10, 9-1) at Rockford Christian Life (23-4, 9-1) Trojans update: This is the first crossover series in the Private School League, which added three Rockford schools, Aurora Christian and split into North and South divisions....
Basketball Previews
Scouting the area's teams Bartlett (17-6, 7-3) Last week: Lost to Lake Park 61-58 Coming up: Today at DeKalb; Saturday vs. East Aurora Top performance: Anthony Maestranzi (sr., G): Scored 21 points, including 6 three-pointers, and surpassed...
Batavia Citizens Group Wants Voice in Townhouse Project Decision
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer A newly formed citizens group has joined the growing list of those weighing in on a proposal to build townhouses near Storm Elementary School in Batavia. Palatine-based Insignia Homes wants to...
Batavia's Goal: Finish the Season Strong
Byline: Mike Considine Daily Herald Sports Writer Now that its first outright Suburban Prairie Red championship has been won, Batavia is free to move on to other work. Two concerns for the Bulldogs (17-6, 10-1) will be finishing the SPR strong...
Baylor Says Patterson, Hill to Get Fair Shot at Starting Jobs
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer MESA, Ariz. -Don Baylor has had to spend part of his winter fending off charges he doesn't like to play too many young players. On Thursday, Baylor said he'd have no qualms about starting youngster...
Bears Count Their 'Losses' in Different Ways
Byline: Patricia Babcock McGraw Here's a news flash. And remember, you heard it here first. The Lake Zurich girls basketball team is not undefeated. OK, OK. So maybe on paper the Bears were a spotless 29-0 heading into Thursday night's playoff...
Behnke Dominating like Few Have Willowbrook Senior Takes 38- 0 Record, 35 Pins into Bid for 2nd State Title
Byline: Kevin McGavin Daily Herald Correspondent It was the final match of the Lake Park Invitational in December, and Naperville North senior Chris Maass, whose team had easily wrapped up the team title, had a ride unlike any other. Opposing...
Best & Brightest
- Lauren Waidzunas, Libertyville, has been named to the dean's list at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington for the 2001 fall semester. - Paul M. Cook, Vernon Hills, has graduated with honors from Bradley University, in Peoria. Cook earned...
Bilingual Teens May Do Translating
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer When immigrants who speak no English go to an emergency room or government office seeking help, they sometimes bring along their children or grandchildren to translate for them. "We literally would...
Bluesman Brooks Treks to the 'Burbs for Show at Durty Nellie's
Byline: Barbara Vitello From the bayou to the 'burbs. Chicago favorite Lonnie Brooks heads to the Northwest 'burbs today for a show at Durty Nellie's, 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine. The Louisiana-born bluesman began his professional career playing...
Board Hopes Rezoning Will Be Good for Business
Byline: Jason J. King Daily Herald Staff Writer The village of Round Lake Beach hopes a change to its comprehensive plan will bring more business to its northeast side. The village board this week approved changing a 30-acre area of the plan...
Board Will Monitor Its Behavior
Byline: Dave Mann Daily Herald Staff Writer Carpentersville officials Thursday night took a wait-and-see attitude on whether to try to stop what some see as village board meetings that are getting out of control. The village's ordinance committee...
Brutality Victim Gets Probation after Pleading Guilty to DUI
Byline: Stacy St. Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer Jeremiah Mearday, the trouble-plagued victim of police brutality, pleaded guilty Thursday to drug-related charges in DuPage County . Mearday, 22, admitted to driving under the influence of the...
Buffalo Grove Hears Details of Bowling Alley Plan
Byline: Steve Zalusky Daily Herald Staff Writer Buffalo Grove Plan Commission members held their first workshop Wednesday on a proposed family entertainment center at the Buffalo Grove Town Center. The facility, which would occupy the old Cub...
Buffalo Grove Wins Regional Title for Becker
Byline: Kevin Shepke Daily Herald Correspondent Top-seeded Buffalo Grove's motive to win its 20th regional championship became very simple late in the fourth quarter: Win this one for Laura Becker. After Becker's 3-pointer with 6:11 left in the...
Burke Goes for the Gold
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent Picking a favorite for the all-around and individual events at this weekend's state gymnastics meet presents a challenge, and not because there is a lack of quality candidates. In fact there are...
Campaign Bill Divides GOP Senate Candidates
Byline: Heath Hixson Daily Herald Staff Writer SPRINGFIELD - Republican candidates for U.S. Senate are split on their support for a campaign finance plan now being considered on Capitol Hill. Both John Cox, a Chicago lawyer, and James Oberweis,...
Casteel Brother Will Plead Guilty to Bar Threats
Byline: Sara Burnett Daily Herald Staff Writer The man charged with threatening to kill everyone at JB's Pub in retaliation for his brother's death sentence is expected to plead guilty next week as part of a deal with prosecutors. Frank Casteel,...
Cats, Pats Set for Lake Showdown
Byline: Tom Sweda Daily Herald Correspondent Not long ago, Libertyville looked like a lock for the North Suburban Conference Lake Division title and a spot in the conference championship game. But now, a week after being upset by Lake Forest,...
Character Counts for Surging Bears
Byline: Joe Aguilar Daily Herald Sports Writer The 17 wins have been awesome. The first-place status in the Fox Valley Conference - which they have enjoyed all season - has been fantastic. The combination of defense (49.9 points per game)...
Chargers' Trio Seeks Success at State
Byline: Josh Teschner Daily Herald Sports Writer Three may be company for some, but for Dundee-Crown wrestling coach Al Zinke three definitely is not enough. "We had 11 wrestlers in sectionals and only three qualified for state," Zinke said....
City Sets Search in Motion for New Manager
Byline: Kara Spak Daily Herald Staff Writer They might be out of Elgin, but they aren't out of touch. Eric Stuckey and Clay Pearson served as assistants under former city managers Rick Helwig and Joyce Parker, whose term ended after the city...
Conservative Fox a Hypocrite for Pushing Racy Shows
Byline: Jim Wilson I had almost lost faith in my conservative friends because of their failure to be publicly outraged by some of the sleaze on the Fox television network. It took them a while, but as much as they love Rupert Murdoch and his right-wing...
County Board Candidates Discuss Transportation Issues
Byline: Amy E. Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer With the busiest intersection in McHenry County sitting in the middle of their district, representatives in county board District 1 are inundated with calls about congestion. Transportation is...
County Plans for Growth at Jail
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer Finding a place for criminals isn't always easy in Kane County. More often than not, the 398-bed jail doesn't have enough room for the 600 or so inmates that occupy it daily. In recent years,...
County Urges Agency Overruns Be Deducted from 2003 Budget
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer Kane County officials may have less to spend in 2003 if they spend too much this year. Members of the county board's finance committee Thursday backed a plan that would penalize officials who overspend...
Creed's Line between Love, Hate Clearly Drawn
Byline: Mark Guarino Daily Herald Music Critic "Love Us Or Hate Us," taunts the headline of Rolling Stone magazine's current cover story on hard rock spiritualists Creed. The challenge is bold but, unfortunately, eludes the fact it's easy to do...
Cuneo Opens Doors to Valentine's Weddings
Byline: C. L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer Business is slow. It's one of the most romantic days of the year. And there is this mansion in Vernon Hills where you can have a wedding for $350. Why not? And so, with that, Mary Elizabeth Durkin...
Despite Lack of Funds, City Looks to Start Flood Project
Byline: Cass Cliatt Daily Herald Staff Writer Prospect Heights is embarking on a project to fix flooding problems in a far west side neighborhood, despite aldermen's concerns the city might start a project it can't finish. Aldermen weighed funding...
Director Gives English Sense of Humor to Local Play
Byline: Norlynn Egbert If you heard the distinctive lively voice of Annie Walker-Bright of West Chicago, formerly of Wheaton, you might correctly guess that she migrated from England. Tonight her first-hand knowledge of the English sense of humor...
Dist. 26 to Welcome Prairie Hill Next Fall
Byline: Max Seigle The roster of schools in Cary Elementary School District 26 will change a little next year with the new fifth- and sixth-grade building opening in the fall. That school, which will occupy the current Cary Junior High building...
Downtown Improvement Project Receives Honor
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer Grayslake's attempt to revitalize its downtown apparently is catching some eyes in professional circles. An examination of the downtown by the American Public Works Association led that group to...
DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Wood in Winfield, Naperville: Lt. Gov. Corinne Wood, who is running for governor in the March 19 Republican primary, will be at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield Friday afternoon to promote her breast cancer initiative called "A Check for a Cure"...
DVC Doubles Up Weekend Lineup
Byline: David Oberhelman and Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Sports Writers Welcome to the weekend that all DuPage Valley Conference coaches dread. It's time for the annual doubleheader. Throughout the season, many of the teams play twice in a weekend....
Early Graduates Get a Jump on Their Lives as Adults
Byline: Jamie Spader ***** CORRECTION/date 02-17-2002: Inside Friday's Neighbor, the wrong number of early graduates from Batavia High School was reported. The correct number of graduates is 30. ***** Before senioritis had a chance to hit,...
Econ-O-Mart Founder Put Bloomingdale on the Map
Byline: Mary Ellen Johnson Another piece of the fabric that makes Bloomingdale what is today, passed away at the end of January. Wallace H. Geils - "Wally" to everyone who ever met him _ had been suffering from health problems for the last few...
Editorials
Land deed conditions make sense Retail industry analysts point to Randall Road in the Tri-Cities as the epicenter of development in the greater Chicago area. And with enormous projects like the Geneva Commons shopping center and another center...
Ela Area Library to Auction off Old Furniture
Byline: Madhu Krishnamurthy Daily Herald Staff Writer If you've been looking to furnish your home office or study, now's the time to check out some useful furniture to be auctioned off at the Ela Area Public Library Saturday. Hundreds of items...
Elgin Academy's Wicklein Hits for 1,000th Career Point in Loss
Byline: Mike Caminitti Daily Herald Correspondent One thousand points. It might have been sweeter if Elgin Academy had defeated Francis Parker, but it still happened. That is EA's Rich Wicklein scoring his 1,000th career point. Wicklein became...
Ellis Island Comes Alive for Students
Byline: Denise Raleigh Here's a little humility-building exercise: Stand before your bathroom mirror. Are your eyes a little red? Are you wearing a turtleneck? When you were walking up the stairs to get to the mirror, were you huffing and puffing?...
Emotions Affect Point of View and Need to Be Handled with Perspective
Byline: Bob Frisk Freshmen can be overwhelmed during their first days in high school. They receive so many instructions from so many people that they probably wonder how they'll remember everything. I'm here today to tell you that some things...
Family Puts on Ice Show Torolas, Hockey Go Together; Three Brothers on Same Line
Byline: Joe Aguilar Daily Herald Sports Writer These stories probably surface all the time in the Canadian towns of Windsor, Waterloo and Wawa, but not in Wadsworth. Not in Wadsworth, Illinois, USA. The hard-working father of a large family floods...
Famous Alumnus Returns to Kendall for Dining Series
Byline: Barbara Vitello Daily Herald Staff Writer Here's what's happening on the Chicagoland dining scene: Special dinners Kendall showcases top alumni chefs. Kendall College's dining series, which features some of the culinary school's famous...
Festival of Cinema for the Deaf the First of Its Kind
Byline: Dann Gire The Festival of Cinema for the Deaf runs here in Chicago from Feb. 28 to March 4 at the Pipers Alley Theaters, Facets Multimedia and City North 14. It will be the nation's first film festival focusing on technologies for the deaf....
Fictional Work Is Memorial to Sept. 11 Victims
Byline: Christopher Petersen Daily Herald Correspondent Ever since he was a boy delivering papers in Chicago, Brian Vaszily wanted to write. As a fourth-grader, he would watch people waiting on their porch for the neighborhood paper he delivered....
Figure Skater's Friends Never Had a Doubt Rolling Meadows Native Timothy Goebel Withstands Pressure, Wins Bronze
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent Cheers rang out in Rolling Meadows Thursday night. The little boy with blond curls who learned to skate and do jumps right in his neighborhood ice rink grew up to become an Olympic medalist....
Fillies Hold off Devils
Byline: Tom Sweda Daily Herald Correspondent Barrington took Warren's best shot and then calmly shrugged it off to play one of its best quarters of the season. The Fillies, who watched a 15-point lead drop to 4 over the last half of the third...
Finally Healthy, Lewis Has a Shot after 2 Years of Bad Luck at State, Downers North Junior Poised for Chance at Strong All- around Finish
Byline: Ken Tillotson Daily Herald Correspondent Krista Lewis doesn't consider herself to be the superstitious type, but she certainly won't complain if the third time proves to be a charm. Injuries have prevented the multi-talented Downers Grove...
Fire's Special 'Pitch' Persuades U.S. Soccer to Embrace Artificial Turf
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer Soccer is not played on a field but on a pitch, and that's what the Chicago Fire had to make to U.S. Soccer so it could play at North Central College this season. U.S. Soccer requires first division...
First Things First - Burlington Central after Conference Title Tonight
Byline: Travis Miller Burlington Central junior Brett Porto remembers vividly when he was in eighth grade watching T.J. Sportsman and Dan Valentini lead the Rockets back from Harvard with the 1997-98 Big Northern Conference Red Division title. ...
For 1st Time, IC Has 3 in 300 Club
Byline: David Oberhelman and Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Sports Writer Immaculate Conception guard Doug Schmidt scored 9 points Friday against St. Francis to give him 301 points on the season. With Schmidt joining Knights Tom Hagerty (453 points)...
Forensics Team Members Able to Speak out at Eight Annual Verbally Yours Event
Byline: Katy Kostal The talent at West Chicago's Community High School was evident during the recent eighth annual Verbally Yours program. "Verbally Yours is the public performance of the forensics team here at West Chicago," said advisor Steve...
Former County Leader Accused of Misconduct
Byline: Lee Filas Daily Herald Staff Writer Former Lake County Board Chairman Robert Grever was charged Thursday with 12 counts of official misconduct for allegedly making taxpayers foot the bill for his late mother-in-law's stay at the county-run...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
More growth in South Elgin: As South Elgin's far west side continues to see more homes being built and more businesses opening these days, even more will be on the way. The South Elgin planning and zoning commission will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday...
Friends Form Special Bond McMahon, Miklius, Skladzien Will Never Forget High School Days
Byline: Mike Spellman Daily Herald Sports Writer Years from now, Pat McMahon, Matt Miklius and Jeff Skladzien probably won't remember the exact time they posted in the 200 freestyle relay in this weekend's sectionals as they attempted to qualify...
Germans Kept in the Dark about WWII Happenings
Byline: Oliver Andresen "Why did the German people in the middle of the last century tolerate such total terrorism against the Jews?" I asked Hilda Stephens, a new resident of Friendship Village. Stephens lived in Aschaffonburg, Germany, during...
Getting out & About
Some hot jazz is a good way to spice up a cold evening. Elgin Community College's ClubJAZZ is the place to be when Two for Brazil brings its Latin jazz rhythms to the stage at 8 p.m. Feb. 22 and 23. In the spotlight will be the artful, gently-swinging...
Governor Defends Death Penalty Veto
Byline: John Patterson Daily Herald State Government Editor SPRINGFIELD - Gov. George Ryan urged lawmakers not to be blinded by politics Thursday even as they prepare to overrule his recent decision blocking an expansion of the death penalty to...
Grant's Behm a Triple Threat
Byline: Patricia Babcock McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer Grant forward Dave Behm is a standout on the football, basketball and baseball teams. So which sport is he best at? "If you ask the football coach, he'll probably say football, the baseball...
Growth Translates into Success Stevenson Gymnastics Develops as One of State's Elite Programs
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent To watch a gymnastics meet at Stevenson during the early years of the program, you almost had to be as fit as the competitors. During the first four years, the Patriots held their meets in the...
Gymnastics Previews
Scouting the state gymnastics meet WHEN: Preliminaries 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., today; finals, 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Palatine. TEAM TO BEAT: Stevenson. OTHER TITLE CONTENDERS: Lyons, Fremd. ALSO COMPETING: Warren, Prairie Ridge, Vernon Hills,...
HBO, Showtime Honor Black History Month with Concerts, Specials
Byline: Ted Cox TV/Radio critic Remotely interesting: HBO presents a new Janet Jackson concert special from Hawaii at 8 p.m. Sunday. More in keeping with Black History Month, the premium-cable channel presents the English- language debut of "Lumumba,"...
Health Clubs Go on the Offensive against Rec Center Trade Association Says Bloomingdale Park District Not Telling Whole Truth about Fees
Byline: Justin Kmitch Daily Herald Staff Writer Just days after learning a local Lifetime Fitness center has opposed the Bloomingdale Park District referendum, park officials are fending off claims of fiscal irresponsibility from a national group....
Henk's 20 Lead Chargers to 3rd Straight Regional Title
Byline: John Theriault Jr. Daily Herald Correspondent For the second straight tournament game, Dundee-Crown followed a so-so first half with complete domination in the second half. And for the second straight tournament game, the Chargers were...
Here's What Will Make the Cubs Go - or Stop - in 2002
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer MESA, Ariz. -If the Cubs are going to travel from Arizona in February to the postseason in October, those travels will put them on fabled Route 66 a few times. That old road ran through both Chicago...
Hockey Favorite? Watch the Goaltending
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer There are two things everyone seems to agree upon when it comes to the Olympic men's hockey tournament. First, there is no clear-cut favorite among the United States, Canada, Russia, Czech Republic...
Hoffman Delegation to Visit French Sister City
Byline: Shruti Date Daily Herald Staff Writer Hoffman Estates last Friday evening celebrated its partnership with Angouleme, France, and now may be taking American culture to its sister city June 2003. About 85 community members Feb. 8 attended...
Hoffman Estates Is a Team to Watch
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer Hoffman Estates was in a four-way tie for first in the Mid- Suburban West at the halfway point. While the Hawks dropped out of the division race, they have hardly faded from view going into the...
Homecoming of Sorts for Saints Next Five St. Charles East Games Will Be at Refurbished Gym
Byline: Mike Considine Daily Herald Sports Writer With apologies to Thomas Wolfe, St. Charles East will go home again. The title of the author's 1940 novel, "You Can't Go Home Again," doesn't apply to the Saints and their venerable gymnasium....
Home Detention Becomes Issue in House Campaign
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer Soft on crime is a characterization not usually applied to John Millner. The 15-year Elmhurst police chief, who is running in the March 19 Republican primary for the 55th House District seat...
Hotel Chain Approaches Des Plaines with 6-Story Plan
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer Des Plaines officials have gotten the first bite in their effort to reel in some new hotels for the far south end of town. Dallas-based La Quinta Inns Inc. is proposing a six-story, 255- room prototype...
How Are Cards Drawn in Video Poker, One Reader Asks
Byline: Fred Renzey Daily Herald Correspondent Most reader's mail I receive pertains to blackjack and its related strategy. But this week I got a letter from a video poker player named Ken. He says he and his friends play a lot of video poker but...
How 'Sweet' It Is Balance Carries Whips to Sectional Title
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent Milt Awe has coached some pretty good teams at Hampshire, but before this year only one of those teams, the 1998 version, had won a sectional championship. Few thought this year's model would...
It's Back to Supersectionals for Timothy
Byline: Kevin McGavin Daily Herald Correspondent The opening minutes of the first three quarters had a familiar theme Thursday evening at the Somonauk Class A sectional final and it turned out to be in favor of the Trojans. Timothy Christian...
Kids Hold Own in National Word Test
Byline: Julianna Oleynik Daily Herald Staff Writer A strong vocabulary is a powerful tool. When put into students' hands, it's even more powerful. The WordMasters is an analogy competition that Batavia and Geneva students use to sharpen their...