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 May 3, 2003

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4 Area Teams Get Regional Games
Byline: Daily Herald report The IHSA released pairings for the state tournament series in Class A baseball Friday and the new system has provided one regional home game for Hampshire, Huntley and St. Edward, the No. 20, 11 and 13 seeds in their...
A Bittersweet Celebration Officers Say Goodbye to Longtime Chief
Byline: Steve Zalusky Daily Herald Staff Writer As Arlington Heights police officer Bill Kissane played "Auld Lang Syne" on his bagpipes, retiring Buffalo Grove Police Chief Leo McCann walked through a double row of Buffalo Grove police officers,...
Acquitted of Murder, Elgin Man Sues City, County and 4 Police Officers
Byline: Kara Spak Daily Herald Staff Writer An Elgin man jailed for nearly five years on a murder charge he was eventually acquitted of is now suing four Elgin police officers, the city of Elgin and Kane County in federal court. Bruce Henriksen's...
A Festival for Your Taste Bud
Byline: Steve Zalusky Daily Herald Staff Writer Chocolate has been described as both bitter and sweet. Rarely is it described as impressionistic. Yet that appellation was clearly merited by the chocolate paintings created by Long Grove Confectionery...
A Look at Washington Place Plans Project on Van Buren to Include Bakery, Shops
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer Add one more construction project to Van Buren Avenue in downtown Naperville. Next month, the Rubin family plans to demolish a former service station and another building on the corner of Van Buren...
Antarctica Scientists Share Tales of Life on the Ice
Byline: Henry Stuttley Daily Herald Staff Writer When Gifford Wong went to toss out his garbage, he found 12 bins. Clueless and helpless, Wong realized he was in Antarctica, not California, and he was learning an important lesson. Every aspect...
Archeological Dig Set for DuPage River Park
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer Work could begin as early as next week on an archeological probe to help determine whether Naperville's DuPage River Park can be the site of a proposed third park district golf course. Park officials...
A Sobering Lesson Realistic Demonstration Shows Students the Aftermath of Drinking and Driving
Byline: Henry Stuttley Daily Herald Staff Writer Students at Lisle High School witnessed a horrible scene. As four bodies lay sprawled on the ground alongside cars, students' eyes were fixed on the bleeding victims. Next to the teenagers,...
Auto Motive: Make the Most of an Organized Garage
Byline: Arlene Arends Daily Herald Staff Writer Being better organized doesn't have to be a lofty goal. In fact, 95 percent of Americans in a 2003 HarrisInteractive poll said some areas of their home could be better organized. The top choices...
Award Winner Inspired to Build a Career in Naperville
Byline: Anna Marie Kukec Daily Herald Staff Writer Dwight Yackley's defining moment came in 1984. He was living at 236 S. Washington St. in Naperville in the same building he was restoring and redecorating. Besides the construction work, he...
Baker Unveils 'Turnaround Team' Cubs Use Fresh Faces in Lineup vs. Rockies after Returning from West Coast Trip
Byline: Mike Spellman Daily Herald Sports Writer Dusty Baker had heard about it, and on Friday he finally experienced firsthand just how difficult it is to play a game on the West Coast one day then fly home for a game at Wrigley Field the following...
Batavia Blossoms in Charity Plant Fund-Raisers
Byline: Gala Pierce Growing up in Germany, Marianne Viereckl of Batavia said her mother taught her to love wildflowers, even the dandelions and creeping-charlies, and to use plants for all their worth. She picks raspberry leaves and catnip for...
Batavia Wins in Bits, Pieces Bulldogs Edge St. Charles North to Win Kane County Meet
Byline: Darryl Mellema Daily Herald Correspondent It's not just the event victories that led to Batavia's championship in Friday's Kane County Meet. It was the points scored here and there throughout the meet that helped the Bulldogs claim a...
Belt Squealing Not Music to the Ear of Caravan Driver
Byline: Paul Brian Q: Dear Paul: I just bought a 97 Dodge Grand Caravan with 135,000 miles on it. Yesterday it started squealing. I don't think it's the brakes, because the squeal happens when it's idling, not when it's braking. And it lessens or...
Bescher Rallies Panthers to Emotional Victory
Byline: Stan Goff Daily Herald Correspondent Knowing that the championship of the 2003 Weber Invitational was going to go down to the wire, Glenbard North's Meghan Bescher wanted to give it her all in the 200-meter dash. That's not to say the...
Best & Brightest
- Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Nick J. Pintarelli, son of Venetia Y. O'Malley of Mundelein and Patrick L. Wallin of Zion, is currently deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom while assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, based in Camp Lejeune,...
Beth Judea Kids Connect with Russian Counterparts
Byline: Janet Souter While Jewish children in the Northwest suburbs may take their Jewish community life as a matter of course, those at Long Grove's Congregation Beth Judea are getting another perspective on Jewish life halfway around the world....
Big Fun in the Little Leagues
Byline: Jen LaPorte Daily Herald Staff Writer The crack of the bat. The cheers of the parents. The coaches shouting at the kids to tag home. The legs sliding into a base. The kids ordering more nachos from the concession stand. Ahhhhh, the sounds...
Big Hits Propel Bison
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer On a day where hits were few, Buffalo Grove had two that went far with only one hitter in between in its Mid-Suburban League crossover with visiting Fremd. Chris Salzman ripped an RBI double...
Big Knight Starts Right
Byline: Jeff Newton Daily Herald Correspondent The plan to be part of the team race was not part of the script for Prospect. Instead, the Knights' focus was on a 3,200-relay team that run together for the first time and individual improvement...
Busse's Homer Puts Bison in First Place in MSL East
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer On a day where hits were few, Buffalo Grove had two that went far with only one hitter in between in its Mid-Suburban League crossover with visiting Fremd. Chris Salzman ripped an RBI double...
Cab Driver's Last Rider Charged in His Murder
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer The last person to ride in Mohammed Rafiq Haroon's taxicab has been charged with the murder of the Des Plaines area driver. Gary Allard, 21, of the 2200 block of North Kostner Avenue in Chicago,...
Calendar Flips, Loaiza Slips Up White Sox Hurler Can't Get out of 4th Inning
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer Perhaps no one should have told Estaban Loaiza he was the AL pitcher of the month for April. He might not have known April was over otherwise. After going 5-0 in his first 5 starts with the White...
Cameraman Looked to God, Prayer While in Kuwait
Byline: Rev. Greg Asimakoupoulos Naperville, like countless communities, has been well- represented in the Iraqi war - both on the battlefield and off. Consider Casey Klaus. While others marched into Iraq, this 1994 Naperville North High School...
Charity Begins at Homes Giveaways and Housewalks Seek to Raise Funds for Needy Causes
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Staff Writer Houses are big-ticket items that attract a lot of attention, and builders and homeowners seem to be generous sorts. That could explain why houses are frequently involved in fund- raisers. Several...
Conant Win a Big Hurdle
Byline: Michael Eaken Daily Herald Correspondent Conant girls track coach Bob Borczak learned his lesson well. The second-year coach worked under former Cougar boys track coach Ron Gummerson, who was a hurdler guru. Borczak took what he learned...
Construction Begins on Central Park Condominiums
Byline: Elisabeth Carrel Daily Herald Business Writer Bernard Katz & Associates began building the Central Park Condominiums of Des Plaines on April 28 and about 25 percent of the units are already sold. The 24-unit structure, at 1649 Ashland...
Coroner Identifies Victim in Barn Fire Family of 20-Year-Old Lake in the Hills Man Says They Can Now Move On
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer A mixture of sorrow and relief came over the family of Timothy Huff Friday when the McHenry County Coroner's office confirmed he was the man killed in a barn fire earlier this week. The 20-year-old...
Cougars Work Quickly
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick Daily Herald Sports Writer Some fans were seen leaving Elfstrom Stadium at dusk with still half-full bags of popcorn and nearly full soft drinks Friday. That's because the tidy doubleheader sweep of the second-place...
Cruz's Solo Blast Lifts Cougars in First of Two
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick Daily Herald Sports Writer If the Western Division-leading Kane County Cougars eventually clinch a first-half playoff bid, they may reflect on Nelson Cruz's at-bat in the bottom of the seventh inning in Game 1 of Friday's...
Depner Changes His Mind about Pleading Guilty to Battery Charges
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer Claiming his defense lawyers led him astray, Walter Depner filed court papers this week saying he's changed his mind about pleading guilty to three aggravated battery charges. The 52-year-old...
Developer to Return Money to Home Buyers Streamwood Firm to Buy Development Rights to Emerald Hills II Subdivision
Byline: Sue Ter Maat Daily Herald Staff Writer More than two dozen people who had put down deposits on a proposed Streamwood housing development will be able to get their money back, village officials say. Streamwood-based Kirk Corp. has taken...
Domich Edges Garcia for County 3200 Title
Byline: Dave Hess Daily Herald Correspondent Amanda Domich realized she had to change her strategy. The Dundee-Crown senior standout ran a step behind Streamwood's Paulina Garcia in the 3200-meter run for the first 4 laps. Domich decided in the...
Dorothy C. Hinderyckx
Dorothy C. Hinderyckx A Mass of Christian Burial for Dorothy Christine Hinderyckx (nee Billhardt), 91, of Bassett, Wis., will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pell Lake, with Fr. Dennis D. Callahan officiating....
DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Police schedule auction: Warrenville police will hold an auction featuring surplus or unclaimed property starting at 10 a.m. May 10. Viewing will begin at 9 a.m. and the auction will follow. Items up for bid include bicycles, scooters, stereo equipment,...
Editorials
Tax this: No politician wants the political liability of raising the state's income or sales tax. So expanded gambling and higher casino taxes are on tap - for the good of our schools. Now the governor's budget director says raising fines for drunken...
Editorials
Seeing red over these pink slips: Medinah Elementary District 11 fired all the school janitors, to replace them with a contracted service to save money. This, from a cash-strapped school district that can still manage to pay good money and benefits...
Editorials
Fired up to help? After many of the props and sets belonging to Elgin's Talisman Theatre went up in the smoke of a barn fire, area residents responded as they always have in emergencies - with generosity and cooperation. Some offered to help rebuild...
Elk Grove's Huitink Perfect Again
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer One of the most dominating softball pitchers this area has seen showed why again Friday at Schaumburg. Elk Grove senior Megan Huitink struck out 15 of the last 16 batters she faced while tossing...
End of Era: Paid-on-Call Firefighters Call It Quits
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer Years ago, the Wheaton Fire Department relied entirely on men who would leave their jobs, family dinners or a warm bed - whenever the fire alarm sounded. They were paid by the call while they...
Estes Bounces Back from Horrendous Start at Coors
Byline: Mike Spellman Daily Herald Sports Writer A week ago, Cubs pitcher Shawn Estes was hurting in more ways than one. His back was aching and so was his psyche after getting rocked for 12 hits and 7 runs in just 2 innings against the Colorado...
Even These Top-Notch Debaters Can't Win Argument to Save Team
Byline: Burt Constable A racehorse won't be the only victor crowned this weekend in Kentucky. Nearly six dozen high school debate teams from across the country begin competing today in the prestigious "Tourney of Champions." Billed as "America's...
Falcons Feel New Paine
Byline: Dave Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer Mallory Paine knew the possibility in her last at-bat. The Glenbard North junior swung hard and tried to jack a home run. Her attempt at hitting for the cycle ended, however, with a routine fly to...
Family of Pilot Seeks Significant Settlement
Byline: Shamus Toomey Daily Herald Staff Writer Attorneys for the estate of a pilot killed in 1996 when a corporate jet crashed on takeoff from Palwaukee Municipal Airport asked a jury to award his family $13.5 million Friday. In closing arguments...
Family Sues Trucker in Crash That Killed Four
Byline: Jason J. King Daily Herald Staff Writer Lawyers this week filed the first lawsuit stemming from a Libertyville crash that killed four Chicago residents last month. The family of Victoria Torres-Orduna filed the civil suit Wednesday in...
Forensics Event Gets Students Clued into Chemistry
Byline: Kat Zeman Daily Herald Staff Writer It may have been only a stolen coffee cup, but Lake Park High School students treated it like any serious crime. Fingerprints were taken. Shoe prints were analyzed. A piece of chewing gum was examined...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Spaghetti dinner benefit: A benefit spaghetti dinner will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the Montgomery VFW, 121 N. River St. to benefit baby Brendyn Clancy. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 10 and younger. Carryout is available. Brendyn,...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Home rendered uninhabitable: A Carpentersville home caught fire Friday afternoon when owner Ethan Argueta accidentally broke a bottle of flammable liquid that had been located near the home's furnace and hot water heater, Carpentersville fire Capt....
Glenbard S. Evens Score vs. Geneva
Byline: Brian Shields Daily Herald Correspondent Glenbard South was not optimistic about its chances Friday when Geneva's Steve Gilletly hit his second home run in as many games off South pitching in a Suburban Prairie Red matchup. Gilletly's...
Grassroots Government Anne Fox Class Lobbies Congressmen to Declare Oak the National Tree
Byline: Shruti Date Singh Daily Herald Staff Writer Students in Susan Allman's fourth-grade classroom at Anne Fox School in Hanover Park are not just learning how a bill becomes a law, but they are trying to make it happen. The 22 students are...
Griffins End Wolves' Season in Heartbreaking Fashion
Byline: Jon Greenberg Daily Herald Correspondent They say the 48th time is the charm. Well, if the Grand Rapids Griffins didn't say it before, they're saying it now. After 47 combined misses and no goals from either Grand Rapids or the Chicago...
Grim Reaper Delivers Sobering Message
Byline: Chad Brooks Daily Herald Staff Writer The statistics are frightening, but the reality is even worse. Statistics show that each weekend 12 teenagers across the country die after being involved in an alcohol or drug-related car crash. ...
Guys Strut Their Stuff for Mr. Cougar Competition
Byline: Lisa Ralph Fashion. Talent. Swimwear. The quest for the crown. No, this is not a Miss America competition. It is the Vernon Hills High School second annual Mr. Cougar Contest, which took place April 26. Ten senior boys were selected...
Health Care on Menu at Power Breakfast
Byline: Mary Jo Przygoda Daily Herald Correspondent It's expensive to be sick these days. Rising health care and insurance costs are claiming a larger portion of employees' paychecks. Many Americans cannot even afford health insurance. They go...
Hello, North Aurora, We're Finally Here
Byline: Jim Baumann Good morning. The Daily Herald today expands its delivery - and coverage - to North Aurora, and we're excited to be here. We've been covering the Tri-Cities for 5 1/2 years now, and during that time we've heard numerous...
History Fans Find Treasures Estate Sale Opens Door on Huntley's Past
Byline: Patrick Garmoe Daily Herald Staff Writer Visitors Friday got a chance to pick the lock on a piece of Huntley's past and slip inside. The estate sale of the late George and Gladys Adams attracted antique dealers and collectors, bargain...
Holy Trinity Concludes 50th Anniversary Celebration
Byline: Nancy Luebke Daily Herald Correspondent Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lombard will wrap up its 50th anniversary celebration with two special worship services and a luncheon Sunday. The Rev. Robert Braband, senior pastor,...
Hornets Win without Taylor's Trademark Performance
Byline: David Oberhelman Daily Herald Sports Writer There was a first for Hinsdale South's Britt Taylor on Friday. And as far as he's concerned, there was also a last. Taylor, the state-caliber horizontal jumper, sat out the long and triple jumps...
Huskies Headed to Title Game
Byline: Gary Larsen Daily Herald Correspondent For the first time in the six-year history of the Naperville Invitational, Naperville North will play in the tourney's title game on Saturday. The Huskies' 2-0 win over Sandburg on Friday in Naperville...
Jury Acquits Man Who Mailed Dog Feces
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer A jury acquitted a Naperville attorney of disorderly conduct charges Friday for mailing dog feces to the gumshoes his ex-wife hired during their nasty child-custody battle. Despite the...
Kobernus Quiets Naperville Central
Byline: Larry Randa Daily Herald Correspondent The scorebook shows Naperville North had one base hit that reached the outfield the entire game. It also shows Naperville Central smashed two doubles and a triple and opened Friday afternoon's contest...
Koch Says Incident 'Over With'
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer Having given himself time to think about what he wanted to say, Billy Koch decided to say the right things. Koch, the White Sox' closer, responded Friday to the events of Thursday night, when his...
Lake County in 60 Seconds
Special census to be delayed: Lake Zurich officials will have to wait until mid-May before a special census can be done of select properties in the village. The U.S. Census Bureau is a month behind in its schedule, village officials said. The special...
Lake Villa to Dig Second Deep Well
Byline: Kate Grusich Daily Herald Staff Writer With summer just around the corner and lingering frustration from water shortages in recent years, Lake Villa officials are forging ahead with plans to dig a second deep well. One of only a few communities...
LF Dials Up County Title
Byline: Tom Kupfer Daily Herald Correspondent Cell phones can be quite the nuisance on busy roadways or in crowded movie theaters. But they sure come in handy when you've just won the biggest race of your life and you've got to let Mom and Dad...
Lilac Time Fest Entices All Senses
Byline: Stephen Krupin Daily Herald Staff Writer Lombard's annual celebration of spring is dedicated to the village's lilacs, but it isn't just about the blooms - it's also about the tunes. Jackie Brzezinski, the park district's special events...
Mahler's 2nd Ends ESO Series
Byline: Barbara Vitello Daily Herald Staff Writer Grand themes demand a grand musical canvas. No less than a symphony will do for a composer examining life's most profound questions, and few composers addressed those questions as majestically as...
Mall Tosses a Life Preserver to Carnival Lilac Time's Annual Event Is Rescued
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer Carnival fans will be able to get their fix at this year's Lilac Time festival after all. Northgate Mall, on Route 53 just north of North Avenue, has agreed to allow Lombard Scout Troop 51 to...
Man Disputes Ruling He's Unfit to Stand Trial
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer He's been known to walk into bars with human bones. He's been accused of threatening air strikes against Kane County Sheriff Ken Ramsey's Batavia home. Yet Timothy Levis is challenging a finding...
Mayor to Speak on What's Positive in Prospect Hts
Byline: Cass Cliatt Daily Herald Staff Writer Prospect Heights' new mayor hopes today to begin a new tradition of positive thinking as he presides over his first Mayor's Community Breakfast. Mayor Rodney M. Pace will give a state-of-the-city...
Nature's Ridge Rises to Buyers' Expectations
Byline: Gwen H. Jader Daily Herald Correspondent Price range: $255,900 to $339,900 Square footage: 1,831 to 3,692 Schools: Hillcrest Elementary, Oakland Grade and Antioch Upper Grade schools in Antioch Elementary District 34 and Antioch High...
N. Aurora Residents Don't Fear Towers
Byline: Rhonda Sciarra Daily Herald Staff Writer The ComEd power lines that cut a swath through North Aurora neighborhoods sizzle when it rains and snows. Other than that annoyance, people living near the lines say they have no huge worries about...
New Fields Are Primed for Softball Naperville Adds Park for 12-Inch Leagues
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer When John Fieser and Gerry Healey joined Naperville's first 12- inch softball league in 1975, eight teams had to play all their games on one field. A lot has changed. "Back then, 16-inch softball...
No Bragging Rights for Buffalo Grove, Stevenson
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent As far as nonconference rivalries go, few can match the one between Buffalo Grove and Stevenson's soccer teams. There weren't a lot of goals scored between the teams, but there were plenty of hard...
Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Under construction, but open: Repairs on the Indian Trails Public Library District's parking lot will begin on Monday and continue for approximately one week. During that time, though, the library will be open for business as usual, officials said....
Parade Started as a Way to Appreciate Animals
Byline: Melissa Nielsen Daily Herald Staff Writer The North Aurora Pet Parade almost ended last year. It seemed the tradition that Tom Brooks, a local veterinarian, and his colleague, John Whitney, started two decades ago had grown too large...
Peace Advocate Returns Home Downers Grove Man Spent Most of War in Baghdad to Serve as a Witness
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer Scott Kerr knows firsthand the fear of living through bombings and the chaos that follows the collapse of a government. The 27-year-old Downers Grove man was in Baghdad throughout much of the...
Peace Program Offered
Byline: Laura Zahn Pohl Daily Herald Correspondent As the war in Iraq winds down, peace becomes a more important factor in the Middle East. The Lombard Mennonite Peace Center wants to offer DuPage residents an alternative source of information about...
Persino Helps Elk Grove End MSL Drought
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent After a long drought from the top of the platform Elk Grove returned to the top of the Mid-Suburban League boys gymnastics plateau Friday night at Palatine. The Grenadiers rolled to the championship...
Phenom Club Posts Impressive Scores
State meet: The Phenom Gymnastics Club Level 5 girls team competed at the Illinois State USA Gymnastics Meet, hosted by Champaign YMCA March 22. The meet was held at Mahomet Junior High School in Mahomet, IL. The Phenom girls did an outstanding job...
Physical Maturity Doesn't Mean Kids Are Grown Up
Byline: Ken Potts About 6 feet 2 inches, 180 pounds and already with a man's voice and beard, the 14-year-old boy I know certainly didn't look his age standing in line at a custom bowling supply store. It was hardly surprising when the clerk,...
Plan Commission Not to Blame, Official Says
Byline: Cass Cliatt Daily Herald Staff Writer The blame for a delayed vote on the redevelopment plan meant to improve Wheeling's image does not lie with the village's plan commission, officials say. Village staff deliberately kept commissioners...
Playing Principal for a Day Twins Take on New Roles at Collins School
Byline: Shruti Date Singh Daily Herald Staff Writer Amy and Andrew Dolinky got a break from their sixth-grade class last week to serve as principals for a day at Collins School in Schaumburg. Students across Schaumburg Township Elementary District...
Police Chief in St. Charles to Lose Job
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer After three years as St. Charles police chief, Don Shaw will not be recommended for another term as the city's top cop. City Administrator Larry Maholland did not include Shaw on his annual list...
Police Reports
Serviceman's gun stolen out of trunk A .380-caliber black semiautomatic pistol owned by an American serviceman now stationed in Iraq was stolen Wednesday from the car trunk of his wife's vehicle that was parked in a driveway on the 0- 100 block...
Polock Prevails in Classic Finish Falcons Star Edges Bonastalli, Pearson to Win Mile
Byline: Kevin McGavin Daily Herald Correspondent There was a buzz surrounding the event hours before it began, and when it was over the spectators and participants had witnessed a classic endurance race. The mile run at the 27th Annual Tigers...
Prayer Changes Things, but in God's Time, Not Ours
Byline: Annettee Budzban "...Do not be afraid, Daniel. Since the first day that you set your mind to gain understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to them." Daniel 10: 12 (NIV) ...
Redhawks Lose One to Neuqua
Naperville Central St. Charles 12, Redhawks 3: The Redhawks Varsity lacrosse team kicked off their season April 9 as they faced St. Charles. The Redhawks didn't fare as well in the opener as they fell behind quickly and ended up losing 12-3....
Rymer Silences Sequoits as Cougars Stay Hot
Byline: Bob Gosman Daily Herald Correspondent The Antioch softball team knew going into Friday's home game that hits would be at a premium against Vernon Hills senior pitcher Kim Rymer. "We worked a lot on our hitting because we knew we would...
Shaw Flooring Moves Distribution Center to Elgin
Byline: Elisabeth Carrel Daily Herald Business Writer Shaw Industries leased an Elgin building for its new Chicago- area distribution center. The company manufactures several types of floor coverings for residential and commercial use. Shaw's...
Similarity in Names a Pain for Business
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer A small bit of punctuation - a hyphen - has created some confusion that a Bensenville businessman wants to clear up. Fred Finn, president of Euro-Tech Inc., wants people to know the difference...
St. Charles East Does Everything but Score
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Jenna Bianco had this habit Friday of being in the right place at the right time. First the Glenbard West sophomore midfielder scored an accidental goal, then she saved a pair of goals, preserving the Hilltoppers'...
Students Learn How Laws Are Made
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer Students participating in Law Day activities Friday at the Lake County Courthouse learned not only about how laws are enforced but where they come from in the first place. State Sen. Susan...
Taking Help to Elgin's Homeless Man Using Bus to Provide Shelter for Needy
Byline: Tom O'Konowitz Daily Herald Staff Writer When Elgin's emergency shelter closed for the season this week, Angelo Valdes of St. Charles Township decided he'd drive around town every night in his ministry's bus to pick up homeless people. ...
Taking on ComEd
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer Runners, walkers and cyclists moving along the Illinois Prairie Path in Warrenville can't miss the 100-foot-tall electrical towers that rise above the trees hugging the trail. "They're there,"...
Terrell's Mouth Running Full Throttle
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer Most young players use the first practice on the first day of minicamp to make a good impression for the upcoming season. And then there's David Terrell. The third-year wide receiver, a career underachiever...
The Blotter
Des Plaines - Burglars pried the rear passenger's-side window and stole an in-dash stereo between midnight and 7:30 a.m. Tuesday out of a 1992 Buick LeSabre parked on the 1700 block of Sycamore Street, police said. Damage and value were estimated...
The Blotter
Deer Park - Maria Gabriela Atilanos, 25, 2338 N. Nichols Road, Arlington Heights, was arrested April 21 and charged with possession of a fake ID and theft of property after an officer stopped her car for a traffic violation on Rand Road at Lake-Cook...
The Briefs
Lioness Club to sell plants in Wood Dale The Wood Dale Lioness Club will hold its annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park, Irving Park Road and Forestview, Wood Dale. The sale will...
The Devil's Advocate Von Behren Voted on His Own Terms, and He'll Retire from the Council on His Own Terms
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer As a plan commission member in 1988, Gary von Behren received a homework assignment. City planners asked him to use green, yellow, orange and red to color a map of southwest Naperville to show where...