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 August 20, 2001

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Out with the old tower, in with the new one The Hanover Park Village Board has approved three contacts to companies to demolish a water tank, rehab a water well and build a new tank. Trustees awarded a $78,000 contract for demolition of the Evergreen...
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District 59 approves budget for 2001-02 Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59 school board members last week approved a finalized 2001-2002 budget, which calls for spending about $80.2 million and bringing in about $70.5 million in revenue....
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Bloomingdale club hosts ice cream social The Villagers Club of Bloomingdale will host an Ice Cream Social at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Bloomingdale Library, 101 Fairfield Way, lower level. The event is for all area women to get acquainted with the...
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Addison fest will close roads starting Monday If you have plans around Addison in coming days, take note of road closings. Kennedy Drive will be closed to traffic from 9:30 a.m. Monday through the end of the day Aug. 27 for Community Days festival...
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Dist. 96 invites kids to meet their teachers District 96 students in Grades 1 - 5 are invited to visit their school buildings to meet their teachers. Elementary teachers will be available to greet their students from 11:15 a.m.-noon on Tuesday,...
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Wauconda in national library program The Wauconda Area Public Library, along with about 40 other library districts, will be participating next month in the National Library Card Sign Up. More than 100 McDonald's restaurants in Chicago will also...
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Huntley's 150th party continues Huntley is celebrating its 150th birthday this week. See schedule of activities on page 3. Open house celebrates National Gym Day On Saturday, a sea monster inflatable obstacle course, gym tours, free popcorn,...
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Hospice seeks volunteers for training Fox Valley Hospice is offering a 13-week training program for those who want to become bereavement or patient care volunteers beginning Sept. 10 at the Geneva agency, 200 Whitfield Drive. An application and...
A Ladylike Sport Local Women Team Up to Create St. Charles' Female Rugby Team
Byline: Darryl Mellema Daily Herald Correspondent Female rugby players in the Western suburbs now have a local club to call home. Fox Valley Rugby Club, based in St. Charles, is sponsoring a women's club this year, making it the first such club...
Archdiocese Looks to Convert Clubhouse to Church
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer The Scandinavian Club's conversion to a church has won its first approval from secular authorities in Arlington Heights. The second and final thumbs-up could come today, when village trustees vote on...
Are You Looking for Something Unique to Read?
Byline: Margery Frisbie I recently found in our new glitzy downtown the Arlington Heights that oldtimers pine for, where "everyone knew everyone else." Drummer and Thumbs Bookstore, on the southeast corner of Campbell and Dunton avenues, is a...
As Common as School Buses Majority of Districts in Lake County Have Building Projects under Way
Byline: C. L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer There are places like Fox Lake where the equation is simple - new housing developments equal the need for more school space. And then there are spots like Deerfield, thought to be established towns...
Bears Will Keep Working to Improve Offense
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer It's too soon to panic about the continued inability of the Bears' offense to score points. But the thought of facing the record-setting Baltimore Ravens defense in the Sept. 9 opener with an offense...
Best & Brightest
- Michael DeMarco, son of Michael and Lisa DeMarco, Long Grove, was awarded a bachelor's degree in music theory magna cum laude June 17 from Lawrence University, Appleton, Wis. He is a 1996 graduate of Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire....
Best Friends Work to Earn Titles of Eagle Scouts
Byline: Kimberly Buck When Phil Johnson and Marty Olesiak joined Boy Scout Troop 44 at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Glen Ellyn, they quickly became best friends. "We got to know each other through Scouts, and we also began getting to know each...
Bienamado Doing Fine despite Boggy Conditions
Byline: Special to the Daily Herald Trudy McCaffery, John Toffan and Robert Sangster's Bienamado could not handle the yielding grass course during Saturday's Grade I Arlington Million. The good news, however, is he returned uninjured following...
BigMachines.com Opens Suburban Office
Byline: Anna Marie Kukec While some tech companies have folded or, as they love to say "streamlined," BigMachines.com, is expanding. The software provider that helps e-businesses sell their products online has opened an office in Deerfield. Headquartered...
Bill, Taffy's Excellent Adventure Moving into the Fraternity House
Byline: Taffy Hoffer I had an adventure this week full of surprises and a lot of great exercise but I do not necessarily recommend it to any of you. My husband, Bill, and I moved our son into a fraternity house. Let me tell you this is very...
Buehrle Blames Himself for Sunday's Rough Outing
Byline: Bob Logan Daily Herald Sports Writer Mark Buehrle wanted to make it clear he had no beef with the umpires Sunday after the White Sox' ace left-hander couldn't hold a 4-1 lead over Oakland at Comiskey Park. The A's got to Buehrle in a...
Buffalo Grove Police Survey Elicits Feedback
Byline: Steve Zalusky Daily Herald Staff Writer A response from less than half the public to a survey might seem less than encouraging. But that isn't the case for the Buffalo Grove Police Department, which announced that 46 percent of the 1,500...
Carroll's Goal: A 4-Peat to State
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent The illustrious Carroll era in boys golf is drawing to a close at Crystal Lake South High School, but Brian Carroll wants to make the final year one to remember. Brian Carroll is the younger of...
Classic Cars Rev Up Memories Rare Vehicles Again a Popular Draw at Elburn Days
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer The rain that washed away the big Elburn Days crowds Saturday was replaced Sunday by lines at every amusement ride and concession stand. One of the most popular spots was a grass field outside...
Compromise of Confront Why Two Suburban Mayors Can't Agree on How to Deal with O'Hare Expansion
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer Strident confrontation could be counterproductive to attempts to limit growth at O'Hare International Airport, Des Plaines Mayor Tony Arredia is warning fellow opponents of Chicago Mayor Richard Daley's...
Conservation Award
Kishwaukee Trail Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, presented the NSDAR Conservation medal and certificate to Dorothy Weers of Woodstock. DAR is interested in many areas of conservation. Some methods of preserving our...
Cruise Night Controversy Event Meant to Bring People to Downtown Lomvard Might Be Working Too Well, Say Some Business Owners
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer When you throw the biggest party in town, you're bound to upset some neighbors. At least that's what Lombard is discovering about its Saturday night "cruise nights" in downtown. Every week,...
Cutting Loose, Not Cutthroat Cardboard Boat Regatta More about Fun Than Winning
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer NASCAR driver Ken Schrader would have been proud if he had been able to attend Sunday's cardboard boat regatta on Fox Lake's Mineola Bay instead of working at Michigan International Speedway. Of...
District 211 Re-Evaluates Costs to Bring Deficit Down
Byline: Shruti Date Daily Herald Staff Writer While committing to a five-year plan to cut costs, the Palatine- Schaumburg High School District 211 administration proposed a tentative $220.18 million budget with a $26 million deficit at a school...
District 7 Sets $15.3 Million Spending Plan
Byline: Deborah Kadin Daily Herald Staff Writer Wood Dale Elementary District 7's $15.3 million spending plan for the current school year includes money for a performing arts center and new mathematics and science textbooks. The district will...
Don't Web Designers Have Anything Better to Do with Their Talent?
Byline: Chuck Goudie Thousands of dot-coms have flopped and folded since the Internet gold rush began. Some Chicagoans actually have had to find real jobs because of the dot-com collapse. Unfortunately, hundreds of Web sites that should be out...
DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Naperville giraffe guide on sale: A 94-page, color guide to Naperville's Baby Giraffe Walk is available at several downtown businesses, including Anderson's Bookshop, Oswald's Pharmacy, Rooms and Someplace Else. The $2 cost for each guide will go...
Editorials
Keep cameras at railroad crossings The single biggest safety problem at most suburban rail crossings is not any deficiency with warning signals or gates or highway design - although there are serious design issues here and there. The biggest...
Empty Shelves Donation Decline, Demand Cause Shortages at Local Food Pantries
Byline: Madhu Krishnamurthy Daily Herald Staff Writer Dwindling supplies of milk, chicken and lunchmeat at area food pantries are worrying some township officials in Lake County. Donations of money and perishable goods are down at Libertyville,...
Food Pantries Hurting More Fox Valley Residents Seeking Help as Economy Sours
Byline: Naomi Dillon Daily Herald Staff Writer Bob Evans remembered a woman in her early 30s visiting the FISH Food Pantry in Carpentersville recently with her two young children. "She said, 'We have absolutely nothing in the house to eat and...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
South Elgin cautions drivers: With kids heading back to school soon, South Elgin leaders want to remind motorists to slow down and be especially alert. Village President Jim Hansen Monday night declared next week "School's Open Safety Week," as...
Freeport Beats Elgin in Championship Game
Byline: Laurie Fraser Daily Herald Correspondent With the Back-To-School Classic over, winners and losers alike will be headed back to school. Some will be carrying trophies, and others will just take back good memories of a well-played tournament....
Frontage Roads May Be Done by Halloween
***** CORRECTION/date 8-28-2001: Last week's column contained the wrong information about construction on Frontage Road. We are sorry for any inconveniences this may have caused. This is the correct information: Work on the frontage road in Palatine...
'Fry Rock' Finds a New Home
Byline: Beth Sneller Daily Herald Staff Writer The new Fry Elementary School in Naperville already bears the name of one of Wheatland Township's oldest families. Now, the school will have a permanent piece of the family's history on its campus,...
Geneva Twp. Survey Won't Address Senior Center
Byline: Tona Kunz Daily Herald Staff Writer Geneva Township seniors will see a newsletter containing a senior survey in their mail boxes within the next two weeks. What they won't see are questions pertaining to creating a senior center. Some...
Golf Previews
Mid-Suburban East Buffalo Grove Coach: Mark Schaetzlein (6th year) Last year: 12-6, 7-4 (4th in MSL tournament, 4th in MSL overall, sectional qualifier) Graduated player: Erin Ennes Returning players: Laura Becker (Sr.), Lynn Sikora...
Golf Previews
DuPage Valley Conference Glenbard East Coach: Sam Chapin (19th season) Last year's record: 5-5 in duels, sixth in conference, sixth in DVC tournament Graduated players: John Lewis, Brad Boulton Returning players: A.J. Pane (Sr.), Will...
Golf Previews
Elgin Conference: Upstate Eight Coach: Lee Turek (20th year) Last year's record: 1-16, 1-9 eighth in conference tournament, ninth overall Home course: Bartlett Hills Graduated players: None Returning players: Matt Johnson (Sr.), Kyle...
Golf Previews
Aurora Christian Coach: Pete Burgert. What happened last year: 8-13 (Independent) Top returning players: T.J. Chase (So.), Keith Suttle (So.), Top newcomers: Jordan Eichelberger (Fr.), Jeremy Lavelle (So.). Home course: Little Wolf Run....
Guess Who the College Board Honored with an Award
Byline: Mary Lou Cowlishaw The College Board, with a high degree of pomp and circumstance, gave me an award last week at the annual meeting of the National Conference of State Legislatures in San Antonio. The award inscription reads, "for steadfast...
Harly-Davidson Birthday Bash No Small Affair
Byline: Dave Boe It's never too early to start planning a birthday celebration, and when the guest of honor is Harley-Davidson, the earlier the better. The world-famous motorcycle manufacturer, based in Milwaukee, is already making preparations...
Hello Theater, Goodbye Director 35th Season of Lively Plays Brings Curtain Call for Leader
Byline: AbScalf Daily Herald Staff Writer The Kirk Players will celebrate its 35th season bringing community theater to Mundelein while sadly saying goodbye as the troupe's founder, John W. Lynn, makes his final curtain call as director at their...
Historic House Opens Doors to Celebrate S. Elgin's Past
Byline: Tom O'Konowitz Daily Herald Staff Writer South Elgin's oldest standing house opened its doors Sunday afternoon with a new purpose. The historic Peaslee House now serves as a museum for many of the village's most valuable artifacts and...
How Long Can We Actually Live?
Byline: Pat Karlak Daily Herald Staff Writer The motto of the Chicago-based American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine is "Immortality is Within our Grasp." It's statements such as this that make demographers like S. Jay Olshansky of the University...
How to Get a Building Named in Your Honor
Byline: Joan Broz A person is successful in life if they leave the world better than they found it, wrote Ralph Waldo Emerson. At Benedictine University in Lisle, such worthy individuals also may have a building named for them. Thousands of...
How to Succeed in Creating Your Own Business Venture
Byline: Gwen H. Jader Daily Herald Correspondent If you are interested in starting your own business, but don't know where to begin, "The Road to Business Success," an entrepreneurial training program offered by the College of Lake County's Small...
Huntley History Makers Come to Life
Byline: Danelle Wozniak Daily Herald Staff Writer Sunday's clouds parted for a little while as Huntley residents learned about, and paid respect to, the town's most memorable citizens at a historical cemetery walk at St. Mary's in Huntley. The...
Huskies Aiming High Again Naperville North Boasts Lots of Strength and Experience
Byline: Kevin McGavin Daily Herald Correspondent For the first time in more than a quarter century, during which his squads captured two state championships (1989 and 1994) and a pair of top-three finishes, Bob Campbell will not be at the helm of...
Inverness Board Orders Duplicate Address to Be Changed
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer Last month, the Palatine Rural Fire Protection District was called to help someone having a heart attack at 111 S. Haman Road in Inverness, but they ran into a problem: There are two homes in Inverness...
JPMorgan Chase Race Rescheduled for Sept. 6
Byline: Dick Weisz What happens if you schedule a race, sign up more than 18,000 participants, work endlessly to pull it off - and then cancel? That's the dilemma that was faced by organizers of the JPMorgan Chase Corporate Challenge, which succumbed...
Kickboxing Provides a Great Whole-Body Workout
Byline: Ray Pelelas Q: When I return to college next week I want to start up a kickboxing class and was wondering how effective this type of workout is in terms of burning calories and fat. - Heidi A: Magazines began to feature Tae-Bo back...
Lake County in 60 Seconds
School district needs teachers: The financial troubles of the Round Lake-area school district have taken their toll on the district's teaching staff. Superintendent Mary Davis said last week the district still needs to hire 15 special education...
Libertyville Man Enters Ironman
Byline: C. L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer He did it. Less than a year ago, Libertyville police officer Steve Anderson said he would be in an Ironman competition before he turned 30 and the 28-year-old recently finished in Lake Placid, N.Y....
Little City, Big Work
A monthlong exhibit and sale of art work described as having "fields of multi-layered color and text" will be featured at the Schaumburg Starbucks this month. The artist, Tarik Echols, works in the award-winning Little City Studio Arts Program and...
Longtime Elgin Eatery to Get Makeover Fast Food Restaurant Will Be Torn Down and a More Modern One Built in Its Place
Byline: Kara Spak Daily Herald Staff Writer Scott Ehmen's Christmas gift from his mother bore the typical Elgin postmark sent to his Georgia home, but inside was no standard Christmas sweater or pair of socks. Instead, Ehmen's box was filled...
Mayor Hopes to Set Clauses to Evaluate City Fee Use
Byline: Cass Cliatt Daily Herald Staff Writer Rolling Meadows Mayor Thomas F. Menzel wants to preserve the legacy of a city council he describes as the best he has seen in his 27 years in government. He thinks adding sunset clauses to some of...
McKee Becomes Next in Royals' Long Line of Leaders
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Sports Writer Almost every year since Tim Jones has been head golf coach at Larkin High School, he's had a leader to rely on. Dave McKee, meet your challenge for 2001. "Throughout my tenure here we've been...
Meet Your Principals Three Fox Valley Administrators Hail from Different Backgrounds but Share a Love of Educating Students
Byline: Naomi Dillon Daily Herald Staff Writer Three Fox Valley principals hail from different backgrounds, but share a love of educating students Main headline: Meet your principals Sub head: Three Fox Valley principals hail from different...
Meijer and Village Planners Fine-Tune Store Details
Byline: Chad Brooks Daily Herald Staff Writer Saying they hope to break ground by next spring, developers for the proposed Meijer superstore in Hoffman Estates were back before the plan commission Wednesday to take care of a few details. Specifically,...
Mentors Aims to Help Dist. 54 Keep Teachers
Byline: Shruti Date Daily Herald Staff Writer More than 100 new teachers will stand at the head of Schaumburg Township Elementary District 54's classrooms this fall. District 54 believes its four-year mentoring program will help hold on to each...
Mickelson's Living Too Far Ahead of His Legend
Byline: Mike Imrem Go ahead, feel sorry for Phil Mickelson if you want. I prefer to continue feeling the guy has made the least of some of golf's best talent, and received the most for some of the game's most disappointing episodes. Sunday...
Mold Tests Delay School Opening Students to Start at Least a Week Late
Byline: Eric Peterson Daily Herald Staff Writer Students relocated from Barrington Hills' Countryside Elementary School to Carpentersville's Woodland School due to construction this year will have to wait at least a week longer before classes start...
Nakazaki Prepares to Swing into Action Again
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent When Hoffman Estates junior Noriko Nakazaki left the girls state golf tournament in Bloomington last season, she wasn't completely happy. She knew there was work to do, so she went out and did...
National Swim Team Takes a Dip in Suburbs
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent A neighborhood pool in Arlington Heights was the last stop Sunday for members of the U.S. National Swim Team before they headed to the World University Games in Beijing, site of the 2008 Olympics....
New Water Meter Readers to Make Debut in Elgin
Byline: Kara Spak Daily Herald Staff Writer The days of the meter man or woman in Elgin are numbered. Elgin has been phasing out using employees as water meter readers for a decade, installing small devices that transmit water usage information...
Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Meeting on district decision: The board of Buffalo Grove-Long Grove Elementary District 96 may act this week on a building assignment for students from the Cobblestone subdivision in Long Grove, which successfully sued to switch out of Fremont Elementary...
Nothing Goes According to Plan for Sox Their Swept by Sizzling Athletics, Who've Won 17 of Their Last 20
Byline: Bob Logan Daily Herald Sports Writer Not much has happened the way the White Sox expected it to this season. Take Sunday's season finale with the Oakland A's. The Sox got beat 8-7 to complete a three-game weekend sweep for the red-hot...
Pace Shuttle Bus Ready for Diehard Bears Fans
Byline: Robert McCoppin To twist a phrase from the Punky QB, we're not here to make feathers ruffle - we're just here to take the Chicago Bears Shuttle. With Bears football season upon us again like a returning curse, diehard Bears fans in the...
Palatine Sockers FC Take National Title
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent Before meeting Delco in the under-16 national championship boys soccer game, the Palatine Sockers FC team was presented with an unusual proposal. Against the Dallas Texans in their final game of...
Parish Celebrates Last Mass in 'Old' St. John Neumann
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer Parishioners closed the door on a 24-year-old house of worship Sunday with a morning full of final blessings and prayers inside the sanctuary at St. John Neumann in St. Charles. "We are grieving...
Pitching Lets Cubs Down; Diamondbacks Sweep
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer PHOENIX - Julian Tavarez sat silently, just staring into his locker after Sunday's 13-6 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Tavarez had good reason to be down, but he was hardly alone among Cubs pitchers....
Play Golf to Help Glenwood School
The fifth annual Glenwood School Golf Outing is Sept. 17 at Eagle Brook Country Club. The yearly golf outing raises significant and necessary funding for Glenwood School, which helps the school to empower disadvantaged children with academic skills...
Police Reports
Motorcyclist injured in accident in Elgin An Elgin man was hospitalized Sunday afternoon after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed. The man, whose name and age were not available, was traveling on College Green Drive near Red Barn Lane...
Principal to Start His First Day of School
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer Philip J. Wieczorek's first day as the principal of Glenn Westlake Middle School in Lombard was two weeks ago. But his big day is today - the opening day of registration and the first time Wieczorek...
Questions Linger over Release of Wanted Man
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer An internal investigation is being conducted to determine how a man legally departed the Kane County jail before he could be turned over to Lake County, where he is accused of trying to drive over two...
School Parking Lot Altered Again
Byline: Eric Peterson Daily Herald Staff Writer The recently annual tradition of confused motorists trying to figure out the latest configuration of Barrington High School's parking lot arrives again with the first day of school Tuesday. Once...
Searching for a Fountain of Youth Anti-Aging Doctors Say They Can Help Delay Old Age, but a Buffalo Grove Researcher Says It's All an Illusion
Byline: Pat Karlak Daily Herald Staff Writer Age and gravity started to betray Holly Haag last year. Despite an aggressive fitness program, the 51-year-old Lombard resident wasn't retaining or building muscle as she expected. Three hours a week...
Starlight Makes Dream Come True Teenager Wins Shopping Spree Worth $2,000
Byline: Natasha Korecki Daily Herald Staff Writer It's a dream lots of young teenagers have: Here's $2,000, go to Woodfield and have at it. For Monika Schneider, 13, of Park Ridge, that dream came true, but it followed a pretty trying ordeal....
State Spends More on Students, Less on Teachers
Byline: Naomi Dillon Daily Herald Staff Writer School districts across the state are finding that a boost in per-student state aid has come with a price - a significant reduction in money available for professional development. The general state...
St. Charles East Expenses Rising Officials Say Just Sizing Up the Extent of the Problem Could Reach $2 Million
Byline: Erica Meltzer Daily Herald Staff Writer The cost of figuring out what's wrong with St. Charles East High School likely will approach $2 million when all reports are completed. So far the district has spent $1.3 million on various consultants...
Struggling LumberKings Beat Cougars
Byline: Joe Bush Daily Herald Sports Writer Sometimes teams don't have a choice between winning and player development. Clinton is such a squad this season. The LumberKings, a Montreal affiliate, entered Sunday's game at Elfstrom Stadium tied...
Suburban Voters Could Be Crucial in Statewide Elections Politicians Focus on Soccer Moms, Others
Byline: John Patterson Daily Herald State Government Writer SPRINGFIELD - The first election of 2002 is seven months away, and already politicians are wooing one of the most coveted voting blocs: soccer moms. Perhaps no group of voters has become...
Teens Build Character on Mission Trip to Pennsylvania
Byline: Mary Jo Przygoda Daily Herald Correspondent Home is where the heart is. A group of Lake County teens recently used their hearts, minds and sweat to help build a home for a needy family in a Pennsylvania coal mining town. Sponsored...
Tensions Mount between Mayor, Firefighter Fumes
Byline: Sue Ter Maat Daily Herald Staff Writer Tensions between the Hanover Park Fire Department and the village government escalated slightly after Mayor Irv Bock prevented a firefighter from criticizing the mayor at a village board meeting. ...
The Briefs
EYSO announces extension of auditions Auditions have been extended through August for openings in the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra also is announcing its first overseas tour in its 25 year history. The 80 members of the orchestra...
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Children's Homestead sponsoring golf outing Our Children's Homestead, a Naperville-based not-for-profit foster care agency, will sponsor its sixth annual Golf Classic for Kids today. Registration, practice and lunch begin at 10 a.m. with the...
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Volunteers needed at Palatine library Junior and senior high school students are invited to apply at the Palatine Public Library for the Volunteen program for the upcoming school year. Participants will be working in the Popular Materials Department...
The Mayo Clinic on Anti-Aging Therapies
Byline: Pat Karlak Daily Herald Staff Writer Here's what the Mayo Clinic has to say about some popular anti- aging therapies: Hormone supplements Hormones are chemicals made by your body to regulate the activities of vital organs. Because...
Unity of Apartment Tenants Woodfield Complex Reaches out to Build Sense of Community with Safety Program
Byline: Cass Cliatt Daily Herald Staff Writer The Woodfield Gardens Apartments in Rolling Meadows has been reaching out to its residents and building a sense of community often considered uncommon in apartment-style living. The apartments on...
Unsafe Roadways Prompt More School Bus Services
Byline: Erin Holmes Daily Herald Staff Writer A list of 17 sites labeled as "hazardous" intersections or roadways last year by Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59 haven't gotten any safer. For that reason, district officials, as they did...
Village Holds $40,000 from Developer
Byline: Sue Ter Maat Daily Herald Staff Writer A shopping center developer is upset at Hanover Park for holding $40,000 of his money because he missed deadlines to make repairs to the property. Paul Pacini, developer of the Hanover Square Shopping...
Well-Traveled Pope Leads Hilltoppers
Byline: Kevin McGavin Daily Herald Correspondent This summer hasn't been a restful one for Glenbard West senior Andy Pope, who spent his break almost constantly on the move. But he has no gripes. There are not too many teenage athletes who would...
What Is Happening under the Big Top?
Byline: Joanmarie Wermes Circus time is here again "Under the Big Top," as the waning days of summer entice just one more open-air affair for the family. "Big Top" is the highly visible and successful event that the Hoffman Estates Chamber of...
Wheeling Board Allows Added Floor to Park Point Site
Byline: Fred Woodhams Daily Herald Staff Writer The Park Point development in Wheeling got a little bigger last week. The owner of the Park Point development won unanimous approval for a larger building last week from the Wheeling village board,...
With Cabrera's Return, Cougars Nearing Full Strength Again
Byline: Joe Bush Daily Herald Sports Writer With the return of shortstop Miguel Cabrera to the lineup Sunday, the all-star left side of the Kane County Cougars' infield is nearly 100 percent back. Cabrera, who hadn't played since Aug. 8 due to...
Wood Will Miss at Least 1 More Start
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer PHOENIX - The Cubs are in a world of hurt with their pitching staff. It turns out that Kerry Wood won't pitch Tuesday after all because of the lingering effects of tendinitis in his right shoulder....
Year after Deadly Crash, Family Still Grief-Stricken
Byline: Deborah Kadin Daily Herald Staff Writer Every day before work, Wood Dale resident Elvera Schwarz takes a photo of her son, Joe, out of her wallet and prays. Before she goes to bed, she kisses it as another way to keep him in her heart and...