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 November 4, 2001

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[0] Movers and Shakers
Byline: Norrine Twohey Daily Herald Staff Writer The Buffalo Grove-based law offices of Kovitz Shifrin & Waitzman named Robert A. Sternberg a managing partner of its full service law firm. Sternberg, of Highland Park, has been with Kovitz Shifrin...
[0] the Briefs
Forum on aging set for Monday Area legislators will discuss issues of importance to older adults at a free forum to be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, at McHenry County College Conference Center, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake. The forum is open...
4 Years in the Planning Braeburn Marsh May Finally Have Retail Neighbors
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer Approving new shopping centers and restaurants along Randall Road has become routine for Batavia aldermen. But the shopping center at the southeast corner of Fabyan Parkway and Randall Road they...
ACT Important, but It's Not Entrance Ticket Some See It As
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer Jennifer Lewellen retook the ACT even though she scored 33 out of a possible 36 on the college-entrance exam. The second time, she scored a perfect 36 - and admission into Princeton University, though...
Adrien Does Best to Shed Anonymity Tag
Byline: Joe Aguilar Daily Herald Sports Writer Pat Adrien has two first names and yet you might not say either when rattling off the best players on Carmel's once-beaten football team. Anonymity happens when your defense features a plethora of...
After 6 Months, Action Replaces Chaos for Lake in the Hills Board
Byline: Naomi Dillon Daily Herald Staff Writer On a typical meeting night just a few months ago, you couldn't find a spot in the parking lot or a seat in the board room at Lake in the Hills village hall. Meetings often ran long and the number of...
Anderson Separates Shoulder, Listed as Day to Day; Blown Opportunities Hurt
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -Senior running back Damien Anderson separated his left shoulder on the opening play of the third quarter and sat out the remainder of Northwestern's 56-21 loss to Indiana. ...
And You Thought They Speak English in Ireland
Byline: Jane Lasky Business Travel Report About an hour before I was to meet her boss, an Irish colleague told me a little about him. "He's got the gift of gab and he's quite homely," she said. Not sure what to expect, I was soon introduced...
Batavia Man Looks to Bring Understanding to Sept. 11
Byline: Devin Hester Daily Herald Staff Writer With many Americans left with questions in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, about 40 of them got together in Batavia Saturday to see if they could find their way to some answers. The session...
BCC Halfback Just Too Much for Whips
Byline: Dave Hess Daily Herald Correspondent Contrary to popular belief Brian Segobiano didn't drive Bloomington Central Catholic's charter bus home 3 hours from Hampshire to Bloomington Saturday night. The BCC senior running back had done enough...
Believe It - Burlington Central Football Will Be Back
Byline: John Radtke There was a time Saturday - a fleeting moment let's call it - when Burlington Central football coach Dave Smith felt just a little bit comfortable. The Rockets, after falling behind 14-0 early, had fought back to tie at halftime...
Braeburn Marsh Defenders' Partial Victory Receives Plaudit
Byline: Patrick Waldron When construction begins on a line of stores bordering the Braeburn Marsh, members of a grassroots organization that fought for years to prevent it will surely have mixed feelings. The goal of the Braeburn Marsh Defenders...
Career Changes Not as Scary with the Support of Others
Byline: Sammi King Daily Herald Staff Writer With layoffs and downsizing in the news, many middle-age employees are in the market for a career change. Some will look for an opportunity in a field similar to what they have been doing. Some will be...
Carmel Rolls over Boylan
Byline: Patricia Babcock McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer Rockford Boylan coach Bill Thumm said his team got run over by a Mack truck Saturday afternoon. Better make that a speeding locomotive. Because not only did the Titans get knocked down...
Cary-Grove Falls in Super; Wave's Lucas Is 3rd at State
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer The Trojans may not be headed to Normal but there was nothing normal about this Cary-Grove volleyball season. The best in school history came to a finish Saturday night in Lincolnshire. Like they...
'Cats Make Statement
Byline: Jan Egan Hennig Daily Herald Correspondent PEORIA - The girls from Wheeling did what many people thought was not possible. The Wildcats brought home the second-place trophy from the Class AA state cross country meet. The team unity that...
Chairs with Flair Danes Take Seating Design to the Edge in Touring Exhibit
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Staff Writer When you think of a bent wood chair, your imagination may not hit the extremes of The Big Apple. It's a chair, but it's also thin strips of wood woven together in the shape of yes, an apple. ...
Chamber Celebrates 75 Years in Business
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent Through wars and the Great Depression, and even the latest dip in the economy, one thing has remained constant in Mount Prospect over the last 75 years: the Chamber of Commerce. Members of the...
Charity Hoops Game Benefits 911 Fund
Byline: Andy Argyrakis When firefighters and policemen came to Benedictine University on Oct. 24, they weren't responding to a disaster. Instead, members of the Lisle-Woodridge Fire Protection District and the Lisle Police Department stopped...
Children Prepare to Honor Guardians of Our Freedoms
Byline: Beth Bales Whether the time served was in a foxhole in a foreign land or in a pharmacy in Fargo, someone put his life on hold to serve the United States. It is that sacrifice, that obedience to country, that Jim Cook strives to honor...
Civics Lessons Lose Boring Image with New Geneva High Program
Byline: Tona Kunz Daily Herald Staff Writer A student survey found Geneva teens feel like second-rate residents, but a new program aims to change that. "I think it already has," said Andrea Alverez, one of three Geneva High School seniors selected...
Cold Weather Doesn't Mean an End to Garden Vegetables
Byline: Jan Riggenbach If you like those tiny turnips that are turning up on dinner plates at gourmet restaurants, why not grow some yourself? Turnips are mild, sweet and crisp when harvested during cool autumn weather. After a few light frosts,...
COO over Strollers, Playpens at Baby Faire Today
Byline: Ames Boykin Daily Herald Staff Writer A sagging economy means very little to the manufacturers that cater to the tiniest consumers. The never-ending supply of new families drives the industry that creates products for babies, according...
Defense Delivers 17-10 Victory to Prospect
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer There is a belief that Prospect is in control even without the ball. It was put to the ultimate test four times in the final 12 minutes Saturday night with the Knights trying to protect a 7-point...
Delve into Voodoo on a Visit to New Orleans
Byline: Madelyn Merwin Q: I'm going to New Orleans in February for Mardi Gras and I understand there is a voodoo museum open to the public. Please tell me anything you know about it. A: The Historic New Orleans Voodoo Museum is at 724 Dumaine...
Des Plaines Retiree Not Letting Worry Dictate Life or Desire to See the World
Byline: Jack Mabley The Internet can be irritating. It carries a lot of garbage, but it has some remarkable pluses. For one, the Daily Herald circulation extends around the globe through our Web site, dailyherald.com. My column can be read in...
Dinner-Dance to Benefit Roselle's New Child-Care Center
Byline: Nancy Luebke Daily Herald Correspondent Pumpkins, falling leaves and all things autumn will help set the mood for the second annual Harvest Dinner-Dance Nov. 9. Proceeds from the event will benefit the preschool and the new child-care...
Dogs, Owners Take a Walk to Benefit Area Shelter
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer The Naperville Riverwalk became a dog's paradise Saturday morning. For two miles, dogs of all descriptions tugged on their leashes during the annual Paws for a Cause walk to benefit the Naperville...
Downer South's Quick Start Sinks Fremd
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer A 1-2 start to the season no longer means anything to Downers Grove South. A 24-point outburst in the first 18 minutes by the Mustangs meant everything in their Class 8A second-round playoff...
Driscoll Moves on Highlanders Leave Lisle Behind
Byline: David Oberhelman Daily Herald Sports Writer Be it the second game of the season or the second round of the playoffs, an offensive game plan can always use a tweak. Tailback Victor Arlis is the heart of Driscoll's offense, and in Driscoll's...
DuPage Collegians
- Jessica Hajek of Lombard was selected as a member of Millikin University's symphonic wind ensemble in Decatur. Hajek, a graduate of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, is majoring in music performance with an emphasis in instrumental work....
DuPage Collegians
- Kristin Kofron of Naperville was selected as a member of Millikin University's string arts ensemble in Decatur. Kofron, a graduate of Naperville Central High School, is majoring in music education with an emphasis in instrumental work. She will play...
Duppong, Joliet Power Past Harper; Women's Soccer Season Ends
Byline: Bill Esbrook Daily Herald Correspondent He wears No. 23, has great moves and is virtually unstoppable. Michael Jordan? No, on Saturday afternoon in Joliet, the man in question was Wolves running back Craig Duppong. With the North Central...
Eagles Run Roughshod over Lawmen
Byline: John Theriault Jr. Daily Herald Correspondent They are trying to get that same old feeling once again - and it's working. After winning the Mid-Continental Football League championship two weeks ago, the Kane County Eagles were back at...
Ecstasy and Agony for St. Charles East Saints Earn Trip to Downstate
Byline: Mike Considine Daily Herald Sports Writer St. Charles East had to be worried, or at least concerned, before the third game of the Class AA Hersey supersectional. None of the Saints, after all, had ever gotten past the supersectional level....
Editorials
Open the information spigot The important newspaper job of gathering and reporting crime and court news became more difficult a year and a half ago. That's when the Illinois Supreme Court adopted a rule that strongly implied prosecutors could be...
Elite Eight X 2 for Huntley Redskins Stuff Oregon's Final Chance to Win OT
Byline: Travis Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer Huntley senior Frank Gray laid face up on the ground at the 1- yard line while bedlam erupted around him. Sirens blared. Horns honked. The Huntley faithful jumped up and down, slapped high-fives and...
Fighting the Crowds Dist. 200 Fears Academics Will Suffer Because of Space Crunch
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer When the bell rings at Wheaton Warrenville South High School, it's as much a warning to get out of the way as it is the signal for the end of class. Within seconds the area outside the library...
Finlen Paces NIU over Eastern Michigan
Byline: Kevin Schepke Daily Herald Correspondent DEKALB - When everything is said and done for NIU quarterback Chris Finlen, he'll look back on a great career with the Huskies. The 6-foot-3, 200-pound senior went 15-for-28 for 205 yards Saturday...
First-Time Boys Champ Crowned VanDened Leads Glenbard South to Team Title; Barrington Earns Ninth Place
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent PEORIA - Another first-time team champion emerged from the 32- team field assembled for the 56th annual Class AA boys cross country meet Saturday afternoon at Detweiller Park. With individual champion...
Football Team Gives Huntley Something to Cheer About
Byline: Anna Johnson Daily Herald Staff Writer David Cates and his friends remember the time when Huntley High School's football team had many more losses than wins. The struggling team members often would have to play every down - both offense...
Foot Soldiers in the War on the Home Front
Byline: John Zimmerman The police beat on DuPage County streets has changed. Officers are more watchful around schools. Government buildings and other areas that draw a lot of people get more than a routine pass-by, as do ComEd electric stations...
Galic Boy Perfect in Carey Memorial
Byline: Mike Spellman Daily Herald Sports Writer The luck of the Irish finally paid off for Galic Boy, who made his first stakes victory a big one at a big price in Saturday's running of the Grade III, $150,000 Robert F. Carey Memorial Handicap...
Get Ready for Hampshire's 125th Birthday Bash
Byline: Jeanne Holzkamp Hampshire celebrates its 125th birthday on Friday and will do so with a special birthday bash to be held in Sycamore. The birthday bash will be held at the Fargo Hotel in Sycamore that evening. The evening will begin with...
GospelFest Unites Area Churches to Sing and Praise as One Family
Byline: Anna Johnson Daily Herald Staff Writer Voices of praise filled the Bethesda Church of God in Christ in Elgin as several area churches came together to not only sing the gospel, but raise money for a local charity organization. As soon...
Gritty Effort Puts Downers South Downstate
Byline: Ken Tillotson Daily Herald Correspondent The Downers Grove South players and coaching staff like to call it "gumption" - finding a way to win even when the circumstances aren't looking very favorable. The Mustangs definitely displayed...
Ground Bound Can Find Diversion on Elgin Skyway
Byline: Chris Bailey It looked like a gutsy audition for the rodent branch of the Flying Wallenda family tree, played out in circumstances that were pure Elgin - City of Trees, City of Suicidal Squirrels and City of Maddening Stoplights. The only...
Hampshire Gets Beat at Its Own Game
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent One team on the Hampshire football field was pounding the ball with a powerful running back and eating up the clock Saturday. But it wasn't the Whip-Purs. Bloomington Central Catholic beat the...
Hinsdale South Stops Mt. Carmel
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Sports Writer One player was on crutches, another was out of his pads and had a huge ice wrap nursing his shoulder. Just about every other Hinsdale South player had some sort of limp, but they had no trouble...
How Other Districts Deal with Crowding
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer The buzz of drills, saws and backhoes building classrooms, gymnasiums, auditoriums and other additions has become a familiar background noise at many local high schools in recent years. New development...
Hull Fits Right into Red Wings' Attack
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer There shouldn't be an empty seat anywhere in the United Center tonight, which can mean only one thing. The Detroit Red Wings are in town. The team Blackhawks fans love to hate makes its first...
Huntley Chills St. Francis' Downstate Dream
Byline: Dave Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer The Huntley gymnasium has become a "House of Horrors" for St. Francis. For the second time in three years, the Spartans saw their season extinguished by host Huntley in the Class A supersectionals....
Huntley Groups Reach out to Help Charities
Byline: Diane Ayers With Halloween over and Thanksgiving on the way, it's a good time to appreciate some of the big-hearted, generous folks we have right here in Huntley, where the spirit of giving just keeps growing. In the weeks since the first...
If Questioned, Blache Tends to Get a Bit Defensive
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer Question Greg Blache's strategy and be prepared to pay the price - or at least get a lengthy dissertation. The topic was last week's unfortunate - but, according to Blache, unavoidable - situations...
Inside & Out
A new way to fly the colors of Old Glory It's not difficult to find items that commemorate our national tragedy and our attempts to work together to keep America strong. For example, Christopher Radko is donating his net proceeds from this Brave...
In the End, It's VanDenend
Byline: John Lemon Daily Herald Staff Writer PEORIA - Micah VanDenend's journey to the Class AA state championship Saturday covered a lot more than the 3 miles around Detweiller Park. It entailed a tedious year of recovery from a fractured fibula...
Inverness Ridge at the Threshold of Final Approval
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer The final portion of the Jung property development in Inverness - controversial for so long in the Barrington area and in Hoffman Estates - is now making its way through the village approval process....
It's Insensitive to Call These Bears Soldiers
Byline: Mike Imrem Maybe when Bears defensive players think about it, they'll realize how insensitive it is to refer to themselves as soldiers. If they don't, somebody should march them down to the nearest Army recruiting center and make them...
It's Never Too Late for 'Late Bloomer' College Students
Byline: Rose Rennekamp Special to the Daily Herald I recently met a woman whose son, two years out of high school, had just decided he wanted to go to college. As we spoke, she explained that her son - while very capable - was never a great student....
Judson Student Realizes Lifelong Dream
Byline: Danelle Wozniak Daily Herald Staff Writer As a little girl, she would look up to the sky, pointing at the airplanes flying overhead to unknown destinations, wishing she was aboard. Now, thanks to a $12,000 scholarship, Judson College...
Kids Break Down Barriers in Circle of Friends
Byline: Dwayne T. Wong Daily Herald Staff Writer Putting socks on their hands helped some Wheeling youngsters get in touch with a group of special kids. At Twain Elementary School in Wheeling recently, about 30 students in Melissa Oles' class...
Kirk Announces Re-Election to Plans for 10th District Seat
Byline: Gwen H. Jader Daily Herald Correspondent Highlighting his military service, Republican U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk of Highland Park announced Sunday he would run for re-election in the 10th District race to be decided in November 2002. Kirk made...
Leaders of Tomorrow Get Their Start in NHS
Byline: Diana Sroka Most people have no difficulty identifying major world leaders who have affected today's civilization. While popular personalities may include presidents and politicians, those closer to home should also be acknowledged. ...
Let's Go
Byline: Kathy Rodeghier Near Christmas comes early in Ohio Experience an old-fashioned Christmas festival, small-town style, in Springboro, Ohio, Nov. 16-18. Friday night's tree lighting kicks off Christmas in Historic Springboro and Saturday's...
Letter Writers Share Buddy Foundation Success Stories
Byline: Sandy Faut Many good people have taken time to write to The Buddy Foundation to express their thoughts and feelings. I've been stockpiling these letters but feel now would be a wonderful time to begin to share them with you. These letters...
LZ's Romanoski Runs to Second-Place Finish
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent PEORIA - Lake Zurich junior Sam Romanoski almost reached the top of the mountain Saturday afternoon in the 56th annual Class AA boys cross country state meet. Romanoski led the grueling 3-mile...
Maine S. Knocks out Saints
Byline: Darryl Mellema Daily Herald Correspondent St. Charles East scored the first 7 points of Saturday's Class 8A second-round playoff game with Maine South. The visiting Saints also scored the final 12 points at Maine South's Wilson Field....
Maine South Just Too Good This Time for East
Byline: Joe Bush At least St. Charles East was able to feel like anything could happen well past kickoff. Everyone has a chance before that first whistle blows, and the Saints fortified that certainty by scoring first. It was an event that could...
Maine W. Takes 2nd in CSL North
Byline: Will Arnold Daily Herald Correspondent Most coaches use the term "moral victory" when their team plays well, but not well enough to succeed. Maine West, however, accomplished both a moral as well as a physical victory Saturday with a...
Making New Lives, Bringing New Joy Hospital Welcoming Back in Vitro Babies and Their Families
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer Soraya and Rick Kraszczyk thought they'd finally done it. So they went out for dinner, told some friends, and essentially walked on cloud nine. The cause for celebration was the two pink lines...
Malls Get Ready for Christmas
Byline: Kim Mikus It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at some of the malls. Now that the plastic Halloween pumpkins have been put away, it's time to roll into the holiday shopping mode. Many of the shopping centers are putting up decorations...
Montini Hands BC Disappointing Loss
Byline: John Theriault Jr. Daily Herald Correspondent In Saturday's Class 4A playoff clash between No. 2 seed Burlington Central and No. 7 seed Montini, big time offensive plays were not in short supply. The two teams combined for a total of...
More Costs, Less Cash in Lisle Park Budget
Byline: Marni Pyke Daily Herald Staff Writer Pool repairs, better salaries and benefits for workers and maintenance issues dominated discussions Saturday as Lisle park commissioners waded into a proposed $7.14 million budget. The document officials...
Naperville Acts on Seniors' Concerns
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer After a series of meetings where seniors complained about the Naperville Park District, officials on Saturday stood up and listed a series of improvements. The park district has struggled the past...
Near Death but Joyful Elgin Pastor Who Was Stabbed Tells How Love Filled His Soul after Attack
Byline: Kara Spak Daily Herald Staff Writer Lying on Gifford Road, awash in blood from a violent assault, wavering between life and death, Tom Severson was not riddled with panic, anger, hatred or self-pity. Instead, the 41-year-old pastor of...
New Home, Old Way of Life Historic Volkening Farm Manager at Ease in New Setting
Byline: Natasha Korecki Daily Herald Staff Writer He came from a state that's one-third woodlands and boasts of 10,000 lakes to a village with what seems like 100,000 cars that's one-third Woodfield. Roger Gilmore, the new farm manager at Schaumburg's...
NU Has No Answer for ... Indiana?
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -Indiana rewrote its record book in a good way Saturday. Every big play brought an announcement that framed it as a career-long this or an all-time that. Northwestern merely...
'Old Guy' Kittner Able to Overcome Bad Start
Byline: Bob Logan Daily Herald Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -How does a quarterback shake off 3 first- half interceptions and direct his team to a trio of third-quarter touchdowns? Just ask Illinois' Kurt Kittner. The senior from Schaumburg...
Patriots Second in NSC
Byline: George Halas Daily Herald Correspondent While the North Suburban Conference girls swimming and diving championships at Stevenson Saturday conformed to most expectations, the meet delivered significantly more excitement than anticipated....
Pattern of Success after 150 Years in Business, Wallpaper Company Has Picked Up Some Decorating Tips along the Way
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Staff Writer Place some stripes on that tall angled ceiling above a border of colorful banana trees and artichoke flowers for a marquis tent effect in the master bathroom. A double wallpaper border on the...
Peaceful Retreat at Loretto Nuns Market Convent as Place for outside World to Renew Soul
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer The nuns swishing through the hallways of the Loretto Conference Center in southern Wheaton are the most telling sign that the center deals primarily with the human spirit. But today, you're...
Plan a Fall or Winter Trip to Starved Rock State Park
Byline: Mike Michaelson Starved Rock: It's a natural beauty in Illinois with an unusual name. During the 1750s the Illinois tribe slew Chief Pontiac of the Ottawa band and tribal wars ensued. The Illinois retreated to a strategic 125-foot-high...
Police Reports
Guns, money stolen from Elgin home Guns and money were stolen from a bedroom in a house on the 800 block of Kramer Avenue Friday, police reported. The resident of the house told police that when he returned home from work Friday, his bedroom...
Postcards, Collectibles Recall Celebrations of Fall's Holidays
Byline: Katherine Hamilton-Smith The last few weeks have been an eventful rush for America and Americans. Even without the life-changing circumstances of Sept. 11, fall is always a fast-paced season. Kids start in school, the soccer season is in...
Prairie Ridge Wins Big; McHenry Falls
Byline: Jeff Glade Special to the Daily Herald OTTAWA - Normally, playoff games between eighth and ninth seeded teams are close contests hinging on a key play here or there. Not this one. The ninth-seeded Prairie Ridge Wolves came out and...
Proper Pricing, Appearance of Home Can Spur Sale
Byline: Mike Yeats & Mike Cromie Why does one home in a neighborhood sell faster than another that is similar in price and size? Marketing. An effective marketing plan goes a long way in making your home seem a better buy than the next, therefore...
Redhawks Run over New Trier
Byline: Kevin McGavin Daily Herald Correspondent A year ago, Naperville Central running back Jason Paquette saw only spot duty, primarily on special teams. Twelve months later, the 6-foot-1, 220-pounder is the focal point of the Redhawks' offense....
Retired CEOs Heed Call to Return Troubled Companies Using Their Know-How
Byline: Mike Comerford Daily Herald Business Writer Until last Sunday, John Creighton was a happy, wealthy former chief executive officer of a large corporation who was living comfortably in the Seattle area as he served on several corporate boards....
Rookie Hassell Steps Up
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer Center Eddy Curry contributed 10 points on Saturday, but it was the Bulls' forgotten rookie - second-round pick Trenton Hassell - who may have been the true hero of the 84-79 victory over New York....
Salad Lovers Will Love Visit to Sweet Tomatoes
Byline: Kim Mikus Daily Herald Business Writer People often like making healthy choices when choosing a lunch or dinner destination. A new Schaumburg restaurant near Woodfield Shopping Center provides plenty of options. Sweet Tomatoes features...
Sandburg Beats Edwardsville for Title
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent A scoring strike from Alex Duncan in the 64th minute of play proved the difference in Sandburg's thrilling 1-0 victory over defending champion Edwardsville in a game played in front of a packed house...
School Looking at Tragedy from Different Viewpoints
Byline: Alicia Cressey High school students are too young to remember the Gulf War, but have been jolted into awareness of the imminent dangers surrounding their world by the recent acts of terrorists and the current battle against it. Lake Forest...
Scouts Help Assemble Emergency Vials of Life Medical Alert Kits Help Rescue Workers during a Crisis
Byline: Tracy Boutelle Daily Herald Correspondent Adam Klinkner of Roselle explained Sunday how Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts worked together to help firefighters and others who respond to 911 calls. "We took pieces of paper and folded them in half,"...
Spend Your Holidays on the High Seas
Byline: Jack McGuire Daily Herald Correspondent There may still be time ... but hurry if you want to book a holiday cruise this year. Spending Christmas and New Year's aboard a luxury liner has gained in popularity every year as more and more...
Spreading the Wealth Makes Huntley All the Better
Byline: Tom Sweda Daily Herald Correspondent Huntley's multi-faceted offense produced big yards early and then came back from a mostly sluggish second half with some big plays down the stretch and in overtime Saturday. Quarterback Brett Borchart...
Staying Safe Is Not a Matter of Traveling Less, but Traveling Smart
Byline: Roy Leonard It's never going to be the same. We could hop on a plane, board a train or bus and with relative confidence be assured we'd arrive at our destination. We'd then go about our journey with confidence that all was well and we'd...
Stevenson Stars Produce Agianst C-G
Byline: Jeff Newton Daily Herald Correspondent When the lights are the brightest and the stakes are the highest, it's time for the prime-time players to shine. The Stevenson supersectional was the grandest of stages so far in the state tournament,...
Student Answers SOS Call to Help the Needy, Disabled
Byline: Lyn J. Kearns Daily Herald Correspondent SOS - These letters typically signify an urgent appeal for help in the face of a life-threatening emergency. At Hersey High School in Arlington Heights - as in other high schools in the Northwest...
Suddenly, Bears Must Deal with Spotlight
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer The league schedule-makers thought so little of the Bears' national appeal prior to this season that they were omitted from the Monday night schedule - for the fourth straight year. Three weeks ago,...
Surprising Vernon Hills Wins Again
Byline: Tom Sweda Daily Herald Correspondent The higher the stakes, the better Vernon Hills plays. The Cougars beat another team they weren't supposed to beat on Saturday night, overcoming two 12-point deficits and a 278-yard individual rushing...