Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)

The Daily Herald is a daily newspaper both owned and published by Paddock Publications, Inc. First published in 1872, the Daily Herald is headquartered in Arlington Heights, Ill.The third largest newspaper in Illinois, the Daily Herald serves an area of about 1,300 square miles that includes Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake and McHenry counties. The largest suburban newspaper in the Chicago area, the Daily Herald covers local and national news, as well as neighborhood and community events in the more than 90 communities it serves. Family owned and operated by the Paddocks for four generations, the Daily Herald started expanding in the late 1960s, growing from a weekly paper to five days a week and, finally, daily in 1981. It expanded its coverage area in the late 1980s and since 2000 has experiencd a growth in circulation of almost 20 percent in the suburban Chicago market. In 2010, the Daily Herald received a total of seven awards from the Inland Press Association's national journalism competition. Three of the awards were first place prizes in the areas of community leadership, explanatory journalism in the large-newspaper category (circulation over 75,000), and sports photography. In 2002, reporter Rukmini Callimachi was a finalist for the AP Managing Editors (APME) International Perspective Awards for a story and photographs that told about the lives of area immigrants through their own words. John Lampinen is Senior Vice President/Editor and Daniel E. Baumann is the Publisher.

Articles from October 7, 2001

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Activities Can Be a Crucial Part of College Applications
Byline: Jillian Rutter Daily Herald Staff Writer Unlike most teenagers who only dream of being exceptional, Lauren Lavorato wished she that she could have been a little more average during Elk Grove High School's Homecoming last year. A string...
A Flood of Happy Memories Reminds Me Why I Love New York
Byline: Roy Leonard A city I love has suffered a terrible blow. It seems that everyday since the dreadful events of Sept. 11 another memory of a visit to New York City comes to mind. It was a short drive or train ride from Boston, where I grew up...
Anderson Benched for Costly Fumble
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio - It doesn't matter if the phrase "Heisman Trophy candidate" precedes your name in the Northwestern media guide. If you fumble the ball on Randy Walker's team, you're going to...
Area Teams Gearing Up for Sectional Meets
Byline: Thom Baumann-Neylon Daily Herald Correspondent Swimming sectional meets this season are scheduled for November 9-10. Area teams heading to the St. Charles East sectional will be Jacobs, Bartlett, Dundee-Crown, Cary-Grove, Crystal Lake...
A Walk through This Showcase House Feels like a Trip around the World
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Staff Writer American homes, like the people inhabiting them, are a melting pot of cultures and styles. Inspirations from England, France, Italy, China and ancient Greece mark the design of the Oak Park-River...
Barrington Rolls to MSL Title
Byline: Tom Sweda Daily Herald Correspondent Barrington did what it had been doing all year long. The Fillies, who went 8-0 in Mid-Suburban League dual meets during the regular season, dominated the conference tournament with first place finishes...
Bartlett Defense Stellar Again; BC Tops Huntley
Byline: John Theriault Jr. Daily Herald Correspondent The only thing that changed on Saturday for Bartlett, was the climate the Hawks have been used to playing in. After an 82-degree day on Tuesday when the Hawks defeated DeKalb, Saturday's temperature...
Baseball Gods Won't Leave Cubs Alone
Byline: Mike Imrem Anybody who thought the Cubs would win something significant during this century better think again. Folks, the baseball gods clearly aren't finished messing with this team. But what, you ask, could happen this time? In...
Bieschke Fuels Corsairs' Striking ESCC Win
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent Fired up with emotion, Carmel ran on premium fuel Saturday morning against the league's top challenger St. Joseph in its continued quest for the East Suburban Catholic Conference title. Striking...
Big Title for Barrington
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent The biggest boys cross country meet in America gave area teams one final tuneup Saturday morning before they head into their respective conference meets and the state series over the next month. ...
Blackhawks Top Redhawks for 5th DVC Title
Byline: Neil Shalin Daily Herald Correspondent West Aurora can put a hotel on the DuPage Valley Conference tennis championship because they've had a monopoly on the title since they joined in 1997. Saturday the Blackhawks took their fifth straight...
Booker's Success Gives Defenses an Added Worry
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer Marty Booker has had plenty of time to brag the past two weeks after catching 9 passes in each of the Bears' first two games. Before last week's bye, Booker led the NFC in receptions, and even though...
Broncos Kick on New Course
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent The biggest boys cross country meet in America gave area teams one final tuneup Saturday morning before they head into their respective conference meets and the state series over the next month. ...
Brown, Maltais Spark Wolves to Victory in AHL Debut
Byline: Mike Spellman Daily Herald Sports Writer On a night celebrating the new - new league and new team - it was a couple of old reliables who proved the difference Saturday as the Chicago Wolves topped the Utah Grizzlies 4-2 in front of 10,015...
Buffalo Grove Still Adapting to Change
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent Fresh off of its upset win over Prospect on Thursday night, Buffalo Grove was hoping to continue to build on that at this weekend's Glenbrook North Discovery Tournament. Losses to the host Spartans...
Business Buzz
- Memorial Medical Center in Woodstock recently opened the doors to its newly-constructed, permanent magnetic resonance imaging unit testing facility. The 2,080 square foot testing facility replaced Memorial's mobile MRI facility and houses a new...
Buying a First Home? A Few Issues to Consider
Byline: Mike Yeats & Mike Cromie You've made the decision to make one of the largest investments you'll ever make in your life-buying your first home. You're excited, but at the same time anxious. Some of the questions you may be asking are:...
Candles Burning Bright at Spring Hill Mall Store
Byline: Kim Mikus The popularity of candles continues to burn as another store filled with varied smells has opened at a local shopping center. Spring Hill Mall is the latest location for the growing Yankee Candle Company. The West Dundee store...
Cary Youth Sports Seeking Room to Grow
Byline: Max Seigle Daily Herald Staff Writer Like the players for whom they cheer, the 300 cheerleaders of the Cary Junior Trojans Football Association have struggled to find places to practice in Cary. According to President Steve Drain, lack...
Charlestowne Mall Gets New Look with Von Maur
Byline: Kim Mikus Daily Herald Business Writer Shoppers can finally shop at the new Von Maur store at Charlestowne Mall in St. Charles. The store, which is similar to Nordstrom's in service and quality, is the family-owned chain's second in the...
Cleanup Part of Fall's Garden Chores
Byline: Amy Reynolds The Planter's Palette At this time of year, being a gardener feels a little like being a Cubs fan: thoughts of "wait 'til next year" prevail. And while some tasks can be postponed until spring, there are a few crucial chores...
Computer Woes Pale in Light of Real Disaster
Byline: Beth Bales Until last weekend, I didn't fully comprehend how much of my life was held within in a box - specifically the box that is the working guts of my Macintosh computer. But there it was: Financial records, nine years of work-related...
Cougars Run to 4th at Niles West
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent Many area girls cross country runners had a lot of success working their way through the largest meet in the United States Saturday morning at Niles West. Sandburg wound up winning the 26-team...
Daughters Do Best to Spoil Mom's Day
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer Conant girls volleyball coach Peggy Scholten directed the Cougars to their first tournament championship in five years Saturday. The Cougars went 5-0 at the Elk Grove tourney. Their biggest scare...
Denied a Sunroom, Resident Takes Up Zoning Law Fight
Byline: Patrick Waldron A couple weeks after having a variance request to build a sunroom in his backyard denied by the Batavia City Council, Gerald "Bud" Meisner is petitioning his neighbors and other residents to voice their opinions on city zoning...
Despite Shootings, Elgin Neighbors Aim to Bring Change
Byline: Mark Billings Daily Herald Correspondent Among the hardest working neighborhoods striving for renewal is the Elgin National Watch District, the site of a shooting on Sept. 29 that critically injured an 11-year-old Garfield Elementary School...
Dobberfuhl Paces Saints to Fifth Place
Byline: John Lemon Daily Herald Sports Writer Glenbard North is bringing out the best in Downers Grove South. A week after winning the Wheaton North Classic, a meet that Downers Grove South took fifth at, the Panthers provided just the motivation...
Drawing from the Business World Many Professionals Leaving Jobs to Become Teachers
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer They come from varied professions: bankers, engineers and stay- at-home moms, but now they all are after the same job - teacher. When Northern Illinois University announced its quick teacher- certification...
Driscoll Storms Past SCC Foe Marian Central
Byline: Daily Herald Reports After struggling in their first two games of the season, Driscoll has picked up a huge wave of momentum to ride into the playoffs. Following a big Suburban Catholic win against Montini last week, Marian Central became...
DuPage Collegians
- Pamela Bosanac of Carol Stream was named to the dean's list for the spring semester 2001 at Bradley University in Peoria. - Sumathi Thiyagarajan of Downers Grove graduated as a member of the university's Scholars Program at Benedictine University...
DuPage Collegians
- Kristin Dominak of Naperville received a bachelor of science degree from Bradley University in Peoria. - Christine Bork of Naperville received a master of business administration degree from Benedictine University in Lisle. - Jennifer Luginsky...
Easy as 1-2-3 for Wheeling
Byline: Jan Egan Hennig Daily Herald Correspondent The Wheeling girls cross country team is on a roll. On Saturday, the Wildcats capped off their regular season by winning their own invitational at Heritage Park by a 45-point margin over Barrington....
Editorials
Kane to fill wetlands protection vacuum Never let it be said that all U.S. Supreme Court rulings are narrow decisions with narrow implications defined by the case involved. They often are, of course, but a past ruling involving the former balefill...
Editorials
Boost tourism marketing efforts Tourists bring more than their suitcases when they visit Illinois. They bring a lot of money. Consumer spending on travel and tourism in Illinois hit a record $22 billion in 1999, according to the Illinois Department...
Fine-Dining Restaurants Join Relief Effort
Byline: Ruth Gesmer Silverman Daily Herald correspondent Two Chicago restaurants will be among several nationwide that will band together this month to help the families of employees of a famous World Trade Center restaurant who died in the Sept....
For Fiscal Caution, Not against Teachers in District 203
Byline: John Zimmerman In my many years on a newspaper editorial page, readers have accused me, or the newspaper I have worked for, of being anti-a lot of things. Anti-Republican. Anti-Democrat. Anti-Green Party. (Ralph Nader, remember?) Anti-Animal....
Fox Valley Hosts Weeklong Fire Safety Campaign
Byline: Gene Haschak Daily Herald Staff Writer Fire departments throughout the Fox Valley will be observing Fire Prevention Week this week with a variety of activities ranging from open houses to poster contests and fire safety classes. All fire...
Frequent Letterman Guest Provides Infotainment
Byline: Cass Cliatt Daily Herald Staff Writer Lee Marek recently set out to prove to students and teachers in Palatine that science isn't all about tedious memorization of the Periodic Table. Science doesn't always have to be about calculating...
Friends, Strangers Honor Man Who Helped Foil Hijackers' Plans
Byline: Justin Kmitch Daily Herald Staff Writer Friends, acquaintances, former classmates and total strangers packed Wheaton College's Edman Chapel Saturday night to honor a man they said stood for everything that was right and fought the wrong....
Gardeners Harvest Record Numbers for the Hungry
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer The tomatoes came in late. The season was sprinkled with excessive heat as well as unseasonably cold weather. And rain was either in abundance or nowhere to be found. In the end, though, gardeners...
Geneva Runs Well, but It Can't Keep Up with Plainfield
Byline: Joe Bush Daily Herald Sports Writer Plainfield was playing against Geneva, homecoming distractions and potential oversight Saturday. Geneva was playing against one of the best teams in the state. The host Wildcats overcame all three...
Geneva's Huling 2nd by .6 Seconds
Byline: John Lemon Daily Herald Sports Writer It takes a pretty powerful kick to beat Ed Borjon to the chute. Geneva senior Dan Huling gave it his best Saturday at the Blackhawk Stampede, but it wasn't quite enough. Borjon, a senior at Downers...
Geneva, St. Charles Have Solid Week of Activities for Young and Old
Byline: Devin Hester Daily Herald Staff Writer Fire Prevention Week typically is in the second week of October, marking the Oct. 9 anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire. The theme this year is "Cover the bases, strike out fire" and it addresses...
Geneva Wants Your Ideas for Randall Road
Byline: Tona Kunz Daily Herald Staff Writer If you live or do business in Geneva and want a bike path over Randall Road, sidewalks that connect or have thoughts on how to ease congestion and break up the sea of asphalt, now is the time to speak....
Global Economy Seeks Stability Anti-Terrorism Efforts Will Slow Flow of Products
Byline: S. A. Mawhorr Daily Herald Business Writer A global economy depends on the free flow of goods, services and people overseas and across borders. But since the attacks of Sept. 11, that kind of free exchange has been hampered by tightened...
God, Politics Mix Lethally on a Map of Human History
Byline: Chris Bailey I just can't stop wondering if God has a current map. His switchboard has been pretty busy of late, and I keep imagining he might unleash his grapes of wrath in the wrong darn place, like maybe Tajikistan or Uzbekistan instead...
Grant Bounces Other Bulldogs Behm, Lemcke, Rodriguez Lead Way as Bulldogs Spoil Wauconda Homecoming
Byline: Joe Aguilar Daily Herald Sports Writer A wounded football can excite a wounded football team, if only momentarily. So there floated Wauconda's break Saturday on its homecoming. An early first-quarter pass by Grant quarterback Eric Lemcke...
Groups to Discuss How to Market Arlington Hts
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer Told to come up with a joint plan to market downtown Arlington Heights, two local business groups say they've done just that and will prove it Monday night. The Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce...
Harper Shuts out College of DuPage
Byline: Bill Esbrook Daily Herald Correspondent Harper return man Scott Penick broke open a close contest with two electrifying runs for touchdowns in the second half, leading the Hawks (4-1, 4-1) to a 17-0 N4C victory over College of DuPage Saturday...
Harvest Festival Sees Best Turnout
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent North School Park in Arlington Heights basked in the autumn sunshine Saturday, offering a panorama of fall colors in the splashes of mums and changing trees. The centrally located park offered...
Heimlich Inventor Breathes Life into Dinner
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent His medical discovery, the Heimlich Maneuver, has become a household word, yet few people know of the man behind it all, Dr. Henry Heimlich. The Cincinnati physician was on hand recently at the...
Herd Thunders Past NIU
Byline: Kevin Shepke Daily Herald Correspondent DEKALB - There's one positive Northern Illinois can take out of its 37-15 loss to Marshall on Saturday afternoon. The Huskies held Marshall quarterback and MAC Offensive Player of the Week Byron...
Home of Local History Turns 25
Byline: Katherine Hamilton-Smith The Lake County Discovery Museum opened its doors to the public 25 years ago this month in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda. The early years of operation were focused on the adaptive re-use of the property,...
Hospitals Take New Approach as Bioterrorism Threat Looms ER Doctors Are Being Trained to Detect, Treat Illnesses Caused by Chemical Weapons
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer ***** CORRECTION/date 10-13-2001: To correct some editions of last Sunday's Daily Herald, the year of the last known case of smallpox is 1977. In 1980, the disease was declared eradicated. *****...
How Early Should Students Decide on a College?
Byline: Rose Rennekamp Special to the Daily Herald There are times in life when it's good to be locked into something, such as a low interest rate on a 30-year mortgage or season tickets on the 50-yard line. For some students, it's early admission...
Huskies Youth Shines Rosary, Descenza Dominate but Naperville North Pleased to Compete in Second
Byline: Bob Uphues Daily Herald Correspondent Mary Descenza won both the 200-yard freestyle and the 100 butterfly and combined with her teammates to win seven of 12 events as Rosary cruised to the Blue Division title at the Naperville North Invitational...
Illinois Avoids Letdown, Gets Past Minnesota
Byline: Larry Hawley Daily Herald Correspondent CHAMPAIGN - Illinois had a quick vaccine for the post-Michigan syndrome. Though it wasn't the prettiest of games, the Illini avoided a letdown against Minnesota and hung on late to beat the Gophers...
Inside & Out
You grab the rag. I'll get the sponge Sears wants to make faux finishes easier. The Easy Living Faux Finishes program offers cards on four techniques with material lists and directions. They are sponging, dragging, rag rolling and color washing....
Is Chicago a Target? Heartland Location, Jewels like O'Hare Could Catch Terrorists' Eye, Experts Say
Byline: Shamus Toomey Daily Herald Staff Writer It wasn't just fear chasing workers out of the Loop on Sept. 11. There was sheer logic to it - if New York and Washington could be hit, why not Chicago? This region perhaps doesn't hold the same...
Jacobs' Dulmage Takes Fox Valley Singles Title
Byline: Melanie San Miguel Daily Herald Correspondent A high of 52 degrees and biting winds weren't exactly the ideal conditions for the Fox Valley Conference tournament Saturday. Coming into the tournament the top three teams were Crystal Lake...
Lancers Revak Makes It Count
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Sports Writer There's only one way to erase a crossbar nightmare - avoid it all together. It was a lesson learned by Lake Park's Vince Revak, although redemption didn't come until the final half minute of the...
Larkin 5th at Schaumburg; Saints Claim Own Tourney Title
Byline: Daily Herald Report With an Upstate Eight Conference match against St. Charles East that could mean the league title on the horizon Thursday, Larkin needed some good competition Saturday. That's just what the Royals got. And while...
Latest Mold Nightmare Might Leave Family without a Home
Byline: Cass Cliatt Daily Herald Staff Writer Young Nichole Lamka recently asked her father why they always see a certain disheveled woman sitting on a bench on their way to school. John Lamka explained the woman was homeless, and his heart nearly...
Let's Go
Byline: Kathy Rodeghier Near Relive the 1700s Travel to West Lafayette, Ind., Oct. 13 and 14 for a re-creation of an 18th-century gathering of French and American Indians during the annual Feast of the Hunters' Moon. More than 8,000 re-enactors...
LF Nets NSC Title but Other Teams Do Well Too
Byline: Graham Couch Daily Herald Correspondent Libertyville assistant coach Mike Barr high-fived his No. 2 doubles team. Junior Lindsay Jauch and sophomore Erin Oldenburg had just finished playing Lake Forest junior Kendall Murphy and freshman...
Marmion, ACC Lose in SCC Play
Byline: Daily Herald Reports St. Francis controlled most of Saturday's tilt at Marmion via hard running by Scott Moorhouse and hard hitting by a bruising defense to hand the Cadets a 28-7 loss on homecoming in Aurora. Yet, despite the final margin,...
More Than 200 People Show Support for Fund-Raiser Walk to Stamp out AIDS
Byline: Jennifer Patterson Daily Herald Staff Writer AIDS is not just a disease that afflicts those in urban areas. Nor does it strike a certain race, gender or age group. So when more than 200 people of all walks of life showed up Saturday at...
Movers and Shakers
Byline: Norrine Twohey Daily Herald Staff Writer Northbrook-based Integra Integrated Procurement Solutions has appointed Peter V. Brennan, formerly vice president and general manager of its Mid-Atlantic region, as vice president of operations. ...
Much at "Steak" in Palatine Victory
Byline: Will Arnold Daily Herald Correspondent To say Palatine was hungry for victory in the final minutes of its 20-0 Mid-Suburban West homecoming win over Barrington on Saturday would be an understatement. The Pirates (1-6, 1-2), promised steaks...
Mustangs Catch Up to Panthers
Byline: John Lemon Daily Herald Sports Writer Glenbard North is bringing out the best in Downers Grove South. A week after winning the Wheaton North Classic, a meet that Downers Grove South took fifth at, the Panthers provided just the motivation...
Mustangs Have Fun at Hersey
Byline: George Halas Daily Herald Correspondent Coaches interviewed after the Hersey Swim Jamboree Saturday at Olympic Pool agreed. "We're swimming tired - this is the high-yardage part of our season - the times were about what they've been -...
Naperville N. Soccer Ties Waubonsie
Byline: Daily Herald Reports You know it's a tough stretch when a program like Naperville North is hoping to escape with a .500 mark. And that's exactly what the Huskies boys soccer team accomplished by playing visiting Waubonsie Valley to a...
ND Finally Gets in Win Column
Byline: Bob Logan Daily Herald Sports Writer SOUTH BEND, Ind. -It took some timely turnovers Saturday to stop the talk of a coaching turnover at Notre Dame -at least for now. The record-tying stadium throng of 80,795 didn't turn on coach Bob...
New Regulations Make Pet Travel Problematic
Byline: Gail Todd On a recent flight from Rome to Chicago my seat partner Dave had one pet concern. It wasn't on-time arrivals, checked luggage, or even his seatback, which didn't recline. It was Dexter his Saint Bernard. Dexter was traveling...
North Stars Place Fourth at Own Invite
Byline: Jim Campana Daily Herald Correspondent St. Charles North coach Rob Rooney had a hunch Saturday's second annual North Star Invite would be exciting. "It's gonna be a barn burner," the North Stars coach said before the meet. He was right....
Now's the Time to Dig Up, Store Cannas, Dahlias
Byline: Jan Riggenbach By the time frost blankets the autumn garden, it's already too late to rescue cold-sensitive caladiums and tuberous begonias. But the timing is perfect for digging many other summer bulbs, including cannas and dahlias. ...
NU Feeling 'Black and Blue' Buckeyes Relentless on Both Sides of Ball in Blowing out Wildcats
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio - Miraculous long passes and game-winning field goals don't repair cracks in a team's foundation, they just serve as high-gloss wallpaper. Northwestern head coach Randy Walker...
Oak Park Corrals Covert, Glenbard West
Byline: David Oberhelman Daily Herald Sports Writer Glenbard West quarterback John Covert can't be stopped. He can be slowed down, though, as Oak Park displayed Saturday. Oak Park also capitalized on a pair of third-quarter turnovers that...
Old-Time Truck Rides Begin Fire Prevention Week in Batavia
Byline: Devin Hester Daily Herald Staff Writer The Batavia Fire Department kicked off Fire Prevention Week Saturday by giving children and their parents rides around the neighborhood in a vintage fire truck. Firefighters loaded people into the...
Penick's Returns Send Harper Past COD
Byline: Bill Esbrook Daily Herald Correspondent Early in the contest, someone from the College of Du Page sideline yelled, "These guys are in trouble." He could have talking about the Chaparrals' punt coverage team. Harper return man Scott...
Plan an Autumn Getaway to Joliet's Pilcher Park
Byline: Mike Michaelson You expect to find certain elements at a nature preserve, such as indigenous flora and fauna, opportunities for outdoor recreation such as hiking, bicycling and picnicking, a nature center and maybe a conservatory. What...
Plan a Weekend Getaway with the Kids This Winter
Byline: Jacky Runice Daily Herald Correspondent Just as experts now say that exercise is a valid therapy for fatigue, hitting the road with family might be a remedy for the agoraphobia many of us feel after the tragic events in New York and Washington,...
Police Investigate Deaths of Pedestrian, Motorcyclist
Byline: Shamus Toomey Daily Herald Staff Writer Working with just a broken piece of a blue car and no witness accounts, investigators tried Saturday to figure out who was driving the hit-and-run car that struck and killed Joe A. Rivas of Bensenville,...
Practice Good Manners South of the Border
Byline: Jane Lasky Business Travel Report Every place I go these days people seem to be on their best behavior. The postman isn't at all gruff and the grocery store clerks are as pleasant as can be. Even other motorists seem to be on their best...
Prairie Ridge Secures Playoff Bid
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent One objective for Saturday's Fox Valley Conference home game against Grayslake for Prairie Ridge coach Dave Whitson was to accentuate the offensive variety the Wolves possess. Part of that was...
Providence Wins the Door Prize vs. DGS
Byline: Dave Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer While Downers Grove South closes the gap, Providence continues to close the door. With each hitting the other with its best shot in the championship match of the Benet Invitational, Providence scored...
Residents Call Emergency Response Times Too Slow
Byline: Chad Brooks Daily Herald Staff Writer Residents of three local neighborhoods will be at Monday's Palatine Rural Fire Protection District's Board of Trustees meeting with concerns about how long it takes for the department to respond to their...
Rosary Senior Descenza Dominates at Naperville North Meet
Byline: Bob Uphues Daily Herald Correspondent Mary Descenza won both the 200-yard freestyle and the 100 butterfly and combined with her teammates to win seven of 12 events as Rosary cruised to the Blue Division title at the Naperville North Invitational...
Rothschild, Lachemann Surface as Pitching Coach Candidates
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer There were no announcements Saturday concerning the Cubs' coaching staff, and none is believed to be forthcoming today. It's likely all the remaining coaches will be welcomed back if they desire...
Running Backs Find Direction
Byline: Larry Hawley Daily Herald Correspondent CHAMPAIGN - Illinois running backs were in need of a compass after their first four games. Their running style of choice was "east-west," or horizontal to the line of scrimmage, rather than the...
Saints Slam Mustangs in Final
In a battle of state powers Saturday, St. Charles East defeated Mundelein 15-7, 15-6 to capture the championship of its own tournament Saturday. The Mustangs (24-3) went 4-1 in the tourney. They began Saturday by defeating Belleville East 15-10,...
Saxons Stay in Hunt
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer Schaumburg and Hoffman Estates had some extra incentive Saturday afternoon. They received renewed hope in the Mid-Suburban West with Conant's upset of Fremd less than 24 hours earlier because...
See Georgia O'Keeffe Scenes in New Mexico
Byline: Madelyn Merwin Q: We are going to be in Santa Fe, N.M., later this year. I understand the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum is there. Can you tell me its location and if there are any special exhibits? Also, how about museums dealing with American...
Senior Citizen Helps Provide Assistance to Women, Kids
Byline: Lyn J. Kearns Daily Herald Correspondent Schaumburg resident Ed Boggio has dedicated over 15 years of his life to helping provide assistance to hundreds of suburban women and their children who, for a variety of reasons, find themselves...
Seniors Often Targets of Charitable Scam Operations
Byline: Margo E. Schreiber I have many questions from readers in front of me on all kinds of subjects, but please allow me to deviate from my question and answer format in light of our national tragedy. I want to first praise all the older Illinoisans...
Shoop: Players Will Attack the Red Zone
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer Offensive coordinator John Shoop hinted this week that his approach to attacking the goal line might be different today than in the season opener, when the Bears failed to pound the ball in on the ground...
Simple Steps Lead to a Healthy House Interior Designers Offer Tips for a Clean Environment
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Staff Writer Healthy house guide What: "A Guide for Healthier Home Remodeling." Who: American Lung Association and 3M. Tips: Seal off dusty work areas. Use high efficiency furnace filter and change frequently...
Small Church, High Hopes Pentecostal Congregation in Algonquin Looks to Grow
Byline: Elizabeth Harmon Daily Herald Correspondent In the Gospel of St. Matthew, Jesus tells his disciples that when two or three come together in his name, he will be there. It's hard not to think about that verse in the dim quiet of the Thursday...
Some Things to Consider If Your Teenager Wants to Get a Job
Byline: Rose Rennekamp Special to the Daily Herald "Help Wanted" and "Now Hiring" signs appear in almost every storefront you see lately. The availability of part-time jobs, sometimes offering $10 or more an hour, lead parents to wonder, "Should...
Spiritual Bridge Building Wheaton Man Uses Religion in Diplomacy throughout the World
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer It started in 1990 with a simple prayer. All Mikhail Morgulis asked of God was the chance to guide a delegation of spiritual leaders and businessmen to the Soviet Union. It was not such a simple...