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 22, 2001

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Streamwood blood drive is on Wednesday A blood drive will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Streamwood village hall, 301 E. Irving Park Road. Organizers suggest making a phone call to village hall to reserve a spot, although walk-ins...
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Trick or treat at Palatine High Ghosts, goblins, witches and gremlins will walk the halls of Palatine High School during the "Preschool Goblin Gathering." Palatine, 1111 N. Rohlwing Road, will host the parent-child event in Room 165 from 9:30...
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Latino artists to show work at Athenaeum "MIRA: Chicago Artists of Hispanic Heritage" is an exhibition that features the artwork of Latino artists who live and work in the Chicago metropolitan area. The Chicago Athenaeum at Schaumburg intends...
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Register by Tuesday for women's club event Find out the most popular jewelry among the rich and famous. Eve Reppen Rogers will discuss celebrity jewelry owners and their famous jewelry when the Oak Brook Women's Club gathers at 11 a.m. Oct. 30...
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Your community idea might receive a grant The Bensenville Community Foundation is seeking proposals for its mini grant program for the 2002 school year. The program encourages residents to take pride in their schools, neighborhood and community...
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District 102 board reviews Internet policy The Aptakisic-Tripp Elementary District 102 school board will vote on a revised Internet policy tonight. The policy requires filtering or blocking software on computers at the district's four schools to...
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Chamber program to offer travel tips The Elgin Area Chamber Women's Council program Tuesday features Judy Fishburn of Get-Away-Travel. Her program "You Go Girl! -Wild Women Adventures" will focus on women's travel. Judy and husband Bill started...
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Vernon Hills salon will help victims, families Through October and November, Bavaro Hair will be donating 5 percent from each haircut to help victims families affected by the Sept. 11 tragedy in New York and Washington. Working with First American...
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Larkin puts a new twist on classic 'Dracula' tale Larkin High School will present "Dracula" at 7 p.m. Nov. 15-17 in the Black Box Theatre. This will be a non-traditional production of this famous play. The setting is post-apocalyptic England in...
1,000 Unite for Naperville Walk to Help Feed Hungry Here, Abroad
Byline: Tracy Boutelle Daily Herald Correspondent Responding to the growing problem of hunger in Naperville and around the world, about 1,000 people gathered Sunday for the city's annual Christian Rural Overseas Program, better known as the CROP...
13 Homes Might Be Removed to Stop Flooding in Wood Dale
Byline: Deborah Kadin Daily Herald Staff Writer As many as 13 Wood Dale homes may become open space to help the city ward off the type of flooding that recently turned roadways into waterways and yards into free-standing swimming pools. The city...
Allen Stays Positive despite Emergence of Rookie Thomas
Byline: Mike Imrem Daily Herald Sports Columnist CINCINNATI - James Allen needed time to gather his thoughts. So he dressed with his back to reporters surrounding his locker here late Sunday afternoon. Then he walked away for a few minutes. Then...
Balance Aerobics, Strength Training to Lose Weight
Byline: Ray Pelelas Q. I'm trying to lose about 15 pounds. I currently participate in 20 minutes of aerobics five days a week but do limited weight training. Should I increase my aerobics or include more weight training? -Linda, Grayslake ...
Barrington Square Mall to Get a New Look
Byline: Natasha Korecki Daily Herald Staff Writer Right off the Northwest Tollway, near restaurants and the busy intersection of Higgins and Barrington roads, it is not difficult to see why Barrington Square Mall is trying to redefine itself. ...
Bensenville Library to Get State Grants
Byline: Deborah Kadin Daily Herald Staff Writer Two state grants will add up to more programs and services next year for the users at the Bensenville Public Library. The bulk of a $15,300 grant will be used for new programs for the disabled and...
Best & Brightest
- Eric Michael Brown, son of Michael and Susan Brown of Palatine, graduated May 12 from North Park University, Chicago, with bachelor of science degrees in biology and psychology. He was also named to the dean's list for achieving a grade point average...
Best & Brightest
- The Eli Skinner Chapter, National Daughters of the American Revolution, hosted its annual Youth Awards at the Palatine Public Library. The DAR NJROTC Award for District 214 went to Cadet Commander Crystal Downey, who attends Wheeling High School....
Birds of Prey Take Flight for Center's Open House
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer Trying to spot hawks and other large birds of prey is an everyday game for Laura Crites and her family. Instead of passing time in the car by looking for burned out headlights, the Crites see...
Boosters Say Thanks for Post Prom Success
The Conant High School Booster Club's Post Prom Cruise this past summer was a huge success, thanks to the support received from families, local businesses, school and community organizations. Following the prom at the O'Hare Hyatt Hotel in Rosemont,...
Buffalo Grove Bookstore to Offer Low-Cost Reading
Byline: Steve Zalusky Daily Herald Staff Writer Buffalo Grove will soon have a bookstore where shoppers can buy a brand new hardcover for the same price as a cheap paperback. Bargain Books is preparing to set up shop in the Woodland Commons shopping...
Bulls Had Options, but They Chose to Try to Win Waiting Game
Byline: Mike McGraw The Bulls and their upcoming season can be summed up well in the words of a renowned character in American fiction, Homer Simpson. After the first commercial for his fledgling snow plow business ran on cable television, Simpson...
Catching Up with Prominent Developer, Executive, Owner
Byline: Kimbriell Granderson Daily Herald Staff Writer Life for George Moser only comes in two categories: work and social. And while the prominent Hoffman Estates developer could retire today, at 59, he doesn't really have the time. From...
Cemetery Walk Brings Dundee's Past to Life
Byline: Kara Spak Daily Herald Staff Writer Eleven days before Halloween, 11-year-old James McLaughlin was ready to commune with the paranormal Sunday at the Dundee Township Historical Society's annual cemetery walk. "I like cemeteries," said...
Chili's Added to Restaurant Park's Start
Byline: Kimbriell Granderson Daily Herald Staff Writer Without Chili's Bar and Grill, the Hoffman Estates restaurant park might never have evolved. A Dallas-based corporation that owned Chili's was so impressed with its success in Hoffman Estates...
Christmas Lights Must Be Down by April 1
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer Glendale Heights residents will have until April 1 to put their outdoor Christmas decorations away as the village joined a growing number of towns in DuPage County with similar laws. Some surrounding...
Clay without Boundaries Former Corporate President Opens First Solo Art Show
Byline: AbScalf Daily Herald Staff Writer Just last March, Ron Starr served as president of Consolidated Service Corporation, one of the nation's largest fleet management firms. Today, wearing a T-shirt and jeans splattered with clay, Starr proudly...
Cleopatra's Life Too Racy for Young Children, Would Be Rated R
Byline: Kat Zeman Daily Herald Staff Writer Cleopatra's life was controversial, both romantically and politically. Hers is not a bedtime story for young children. If it were a true-to-life movie, it would be rated R - at least. Cleopatra's...
Community Gathers at Picnic to Help Ill 7-Year-Old, Family
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer As a police officer in a small town, David Wright has built a career offering assistance to the people of Elburn. "I'm used to helping people, but not used to being on the receiving end," said...
Conflicted Past Doesn't Cloud Border Talks with S. Barrington
Byline: Eric Peterson Daily Herald Staff Writer The often adversarial relationship between Hoffman Estates and neighboring South Barrington didn't take long to begin after both villages were born more than 40 years ago. From Hoffman Estates'...
Developer to Debut Plan for National Training Center
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer For all the debate generated so far by a plan to place a federal government office on South Arlington Heights Road, the proposal has yet to be formally unveiled. The plan to erect a new national training...
Difficult Past Helps Her Embrace Hope for the Future
Byline: Jane Oppermann A resolutely upbeat woman, Nicole Flowers knows a thing or two about survival. Growing up in Renne, France, Flowers endured the Nazi occupation of her town in the French province of Brittany. She remembers Gen. George Patton...
District 87 Seminars to Look at Best Way to Raise Teens
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer When it comes to teenagers, parents sometimes feel they need an instruction manual. Seven school districts and dozens of social service agencies are joining together to deliver their version of...
Downtown May Be Victim of Its Success
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer After almost 15 years of luring bibliophiles to downtown Arlington Heights, Rob Baker is reaching the last page of his story. The 41-year-old Arlington Heights resident will close his Drummer &...
Duff Not Afraid to Step Up for Irish
Byline: Bob Logan Daily Herald Sports Writer SOUTH BEND, Ind. -Unlike some doctors, Vontez Duff can't bury his mistakes. That's because the Irish sophomore cornerback is getting his on- the-job training in full view of 80,795 spectators every...
DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Panel to unveil Lake Park ideas: Lake Park High School's facilities planning committee will make its recommendations to the school board tonight at its regular meeting. The committee has been meeting for several months to try to find a solution...
Durbin Backs Proposal to Increase Amtrak Security
Byline: Eric Peterson Daily Herald Staff Writer As Amtrak came to the rescue of the nation's transportation needs in the wake of Sept. 11, the nation now must not overlook the safety needs of the passenger rail service as all eyes turn again to...
Editorials
Extend, briefly, ban on Internet tax For three years now, Congress has maintained a moratorium to keep taxes off of Internet activity. But on Sunday, that moratorium expired, as the Senate did not follow the House's lead in voting to extend the...
Elgin Wants to Focus on Improving Its Image
Byline: Kara Spak Daily Herald Staff Writer In the past, Elgin has pumped millions of dollars into developing the riverfront, building a recreation center and enhancing the city's neighborhoods. While those projects are beginning to take shape,...
Expansion in Village's Future
Byline: Kimbriell Granderson Daily Herald Staff Writer The borders of Hoffman Estates are like a elastic band that keeps getting stretched. In its more than 40-year history, Hoffman Estates has expanded from a bedroom community of just a few...
Family's Dedication Behind Fry Elementary New School's Principal Says Faculty Will Stress Community, Respect for Others
Byline: Tracy Boutelle Daily Herald Correspondent More than a dozen members of the Fry family gathered Sunday in a Naperville school gym packed with moms, dads and children for the dedication of a school that will carry their name - Fry Elementary....
Find Right School for You at 2001 College Night Thursday
Byline: Gwen H. Jader Daily Herald Correspondent While a search for the right college can include visits to schools across the country, high school juniors and seniors can begin their search closer to home. They can save time and legwork through...
Forum Will Help Parents Find Just the Right Preschool
Byline: Kat Zeman Daily Herald Staff Writer Finding the right preschool for your child can be a nightmare. You have to find a convenient location. You want its philosophy to match yours. You need it to be within your budget. Of course, it also...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Consulate making appearance: The Mexican Consulate will be at Centro de Informacion, 62 S. Grove Ave., in Elgin from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Officials will be on hand to offer help with passports or military cards and registration with the consulate....
Geographically Divided Town Finds Ways to Come Together
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer If you look at a map of Hoffman Estates, it looks like it's three separate towns. The large forest preserves that decorate the village also divide it into three "islands" - north, south and west....
Girls First to Complete New Scuba Program
Byline: Beth Sneller Daily Herald Staff Writer You could almost call Alexis and Sterling Bokos pioneers. Water pioneers, that is. On Sunday, the two Hinsdale children became the first DuPage County residents certified in the new Seals scuba...
Girl's Recovery Proves Brain's Unpredictability
Byline: Lorilyn Rackl Daily Herald Health Writer In his nearly 10 years as a trauma surgeon at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dr. Chris Salvino had never seen a head injury so severe. A car accident left his teenage patient unconscious, with blood...
Goose Egg Makes Bears Awfully Happy Defense Holds an Opponent Scoreless for First Time since '93
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer In the won-loss column, a 24-3 victory looks the same as 24-0. In the Bears' locker room, there is more than a 3-point difference between the two. The Bears were thrilled Sunday when Cincinnati...
Group Helps Area Students Receive Dental Care
Byline: Taffy Hoffer More than 40 past and present Elgin Junior Service Board members, with the help of many local dentists, are gearing up for this year's dental survey which will take place on Nov. 14. This is an annual event where all Elgin...
Have Spooky Time at Village's Halloween Music Fest
Byline: Chad Brooks Daily Herald Staff Writer With Halloween fast approaching, the Schaumburg Township District Library is making sure teens have a way to celebrate. On Halloween night, the library, in conjunction with the Community Network for...
Homeowners Get Help Finding Good Contractor
Byline: Mick Zawislak Daily Herald Staff Writer Like many homeowners who have had repair work done, Gloria Lorenz has some unpleasant memories. "We had a plumber years ago who caused $12,000 damage to our home," the Buffalo Grove resident said....
Hospice Volunteer Helps to Make Last Days Brighter
Byline: AbScalf Daily Herald Staff Writer While some find it difficult to comfort the terminally ill, Cathy Liggett welcomes the opportunity to support someone in crisis. Liggett said she sees it as an honor that someone allows her to share their...
How to Cut Back on Driving and Still Have an Active Life
Stepping out of the driver's seat isn't easy, but there are ways to keep it from becoming a traumatic event. Here are some things you can do: - If you feel your driving abilities are starting to fail, sign up for a class for older drivers to...
Huntley Parent-Tot Center Offers Slate of Events
Byline: Patrick Garmoe Daily Herald Staff Writer The Huntley District 158 Parent-Tot Center, now in its second year, is beginning to bustle with little bodies. "It's been very busy here," said Coordinator Carla Elam. "The word is definitely getting...
Hyundai Packs More Power into XG
Byline: Dave Boe For the 2002 model year Hyundai, Korea's largest automaker, has changed the engine size and name of its most luxurious offering. The XG 350 sedan boasts a new, larger 3.5-liter V-6 engine (the "350" portion of the XG 350 I.D.)...
Imports Jumping on Sports Car Wagon
Byline: Nic Reibel, Elgin During the 1950's and 1960's, sports cars from Ford, Chevy, Pontiac, and Dodge took over the streets with popularity. Now the once dominant American sports car has been overtaken by foreign sports cars. Cars such as Honda,...
Junior Pee Wee Patriots Defeat Ravens in Driving Rain
Byline: Ed Muniz Daily Herald Community Sports Writer On Oct. 13, the Naperville Youth Football League in-house program continued with its scheduled games even though mother nature did its best to make playing conditions difficult at Knoch Park....
Kids Kicking for a Cause Tae Kwon Do Class Raises Money for Disaster Relief Fund
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer An aerobics class is no match for an hour of tae kwon do kicking when it comes to a workout and fund-raising potential. About 30 students of Kwon's Martial Arts in Bloomingdale hoped to raise...
Klemm, Hawks Top Avs
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer You can be sure Jon Klemm is going to remember the first game against his former Colorado Avalanche teammates. Klemm, the defenseman who bolted the Avalanche to sign a three- year, $7.5 million contract...
Lake County in 60 Seconds
School leaders on parenting: Lake Zurich Unit District 95's Middle School North Principal Mark Kuzniewski will join Superintendent Gary Fields from Zion- Benton Township High School District 126 to give a presentation on parenting in today's world...
Learning How to Strut Their Stuff
Byline: Mike Imrem CINCINNATI - Call it confidence, cockiness, whatever. Or maybe it's Strut Factor, something the emerging Bears are in the embryonic stages of developing. The term sounds bad, but in fact is real good. Winners have it. Champions...
Library to Get Much-Needed Elbow Room at New Branch
Byline: Chad Brooks Daily Herald Staff Writer After using village hall as a temporary home, Hoffman Estates is getting a new branch library. Part of the Schaumburg Township District Library, the new $3 million branch will be built in a place...
Literacy Volunteers Hits Critical Shortage
Byline: Joan Broz Neumnet cist znamena byt postizen. If you were unable to read that sentence - roughly "the inability to read is a disability" in Czech - you missed its significance. Not having reading skills is as limiting as a wheelchair,...
Local Groups to Sing Songs for Cancer Fund-Raiser
Byline: Norlynn Egbert Marcia Zima of Winfield is one of dozens of women rehearsing to raise their voices in song at a local benefit to eradicate breast cancer. "For every 800 women diagnosed, one man also is," Zima said. As part of the Choral-Aires,...
Lt. Governor Wood to Testify in Chicago Domestic Abuse Case
Byline: Christy Gutowski Illinois Lt. Gov. Corinne Wood is expected to testify today as a witness in a domestic battery case. Wood, who is running for governor, saw a man repeatedly hit a woman Oct. 5 while she was traveling with state troopers...
McHenry Inmate Pleads-For Second Helpings
Byline: Charles Keeshan Who wants seconds? Accused murderer John Cumbee, that's who. And now Cumbee, a one-time Fox Lake police officer charged with murdering his former girlfriend, has a court order entitling him to second helpings of meals...
Meijer Adds to Feuds with South Barrington
Byline: Eric Peterson Daily Herald Staff Writer Though Hoffman Estates' proposed Meijer department store has brought the village's age-old feud with neighboring South Barrington into the 21st century, the benefits of the development to both communities...
More Suburbs Take Steps to Stamp out Prejudice
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer Advocates say residents must also help fight discrimination> Most of the time it appears the suburbs are adapting well to changing demographics within their neighborhoods and schools. Then we...
Museum Brings Cleopatra of Egypt to Life for Students Kids Hope to Separate Myths from Truth about Queen's Story
Byline: Kari Hartman Daily Herald Staff Writer A black-haired beauty with a lot of makeup, gold clothes and a pet cheetah. A queen of Egypt who had an affair with Caesar and fell in love with her brother. That's Cleopatra - at least in the...
Museum Sheds Light on Enigmatic Queen Cleopatra
Students from Washington Junior High School in Naperville told us what they knew and what they wanted to know about Cleopatra. Here are their questions, answered by Chicago Field Museum officials and Egyptologists. When and where did she live? ...
Neighbors, City Say No to Sewer Line
Byline: Cass Cliatt Daily Herald Staff Writer The controversy over installing a sanitary sewer line on Rolling Meadows' northwest side finally seems to be over. More than a year after city administrators first met with Brockway Street homeowners...
Network Will Provide Outlet, Bring Our Teenagers Together
Byline: Susan Miura There is no doubt about it, we are a township rich in resources. From the second largest public library in the state, to the Prairie Center for the arts, to police and fire departments strong in community outreach programs, excellent...
Newspaper Publisher Took Pride in Danish Heritage
Byline: Kimbriell Granderson Daily Herald Staff Writer Linda Steffensen asked her father recently what were the proudest moments in his life. Hoffman Estates resident Kresten "Chris" Steffensen replied: "Being married to my mother, his family...
Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Non-traditional college degrees: Oakton Community College will host a Non-Traditional Degree College Fair from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Des Plaines campus, 1600 E. Golf Road. The fair is geared toward people who want to accelerate their acquisition...
October Community Events Offer Something for Adults
Byline: Pam Baert The end of October brings a little bit of something for everyone: First, the St. Marcelline Knights of Columbus Council No. 7684 thanks the community for its support at last month's Tootsie Roll Drive. The fund-raiser helps...
Our Eyes in the Sky
Byline: Anna Marie Kukec Daily Herald Business Writer Recon/Optical's cameras were the first to see Cuban missile sites in 1962 and peer over Afghan mountain ranges today in search of military targets and Taliban armies. The Barrington company has...
Parish Nurse Pairs Faith with Health
Byline: Danelle Wozniak Daily Herald Staff Writer Parishioners at First United Methodist Church in Elgin turn to their pastor for spiritual healing and to their parish nurse for physical healing. Dale Ann Mink of West Dundee has been the parish...
Partnership a Good Deal for Village
Byline: Natasha Korecki Daily Herald Staff Writer In the late 1980s, Sears was to Illinois what Boeing was to the state just a few months ago. At that time, the retail giant was prepared to relocate out of the state and was eyeing cities in Texas...
Political Feuds Prompt Village Clerk's Resignation
Byline: Eric Peterson Daily Herald Staff Writer When Barrington Village Clerk Carol Smith first ran as a write- in candidate in 1993, she didn't intend to sign up for council wars. But the way politics on the village board has intensified since...
Politicians on Fine Line of Patriotism, Pandering
Byline: John Patterson Daily Herald Staff Writer SPRINGFIELD - On Sept. 11, the Kane County Board was discussing a zoning issue as terrorist attacks unfolded. As the debate continued, Aurora Republican James Mitchell urged his colleagues to support...
Prairie Stone Business Park Closer to Full Occupancy
Byline: Natasha Korecki Daily Herald Staff Writer There are two ways you can look at Prairie Stone Business Park in Hoffman Estates. Either it's still more than one-quarter empty since anchor Sears opened in 1992. Or, every year, it's inching...
Punishing Hits Take Toll on Bengals
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer CINCINNATI - The intimidation factor continues to grow for a Bears defense that leads the NFL in points allowed and has permitted just 1 touchdown in its last 14 quarters. Late in the first quarter,...
Putting It All Together Led by Two Rookies, Offense Slices through Bengals
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer Wide receiver Marcus Robinson suffered a game-ending knee injury in the second quarter, and the Bears' defense scored no points Sunday. Still, the Bears put a "24" on the board against the Cincinnati...
Revisions Breed New Set of Fears on Rt. 53
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer When William Soldwisch and his girlfriend bought a home Feb. 14 in Lombard, they knew the view from their front widow: Route 53, complete with four lanes and a median. But as the Illinois Department...
Riding Northbound Train Things Looking Up for Bears as Rookie Thomas Derails Bengals
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer CINCINNATI - It's time. Time for this year's first two draft picks to step up and make the offense go for the first-place Bears. Rookies Anthony Thomas and David Terrell proved beyond any doubt Sunday...
Rival Villages Benefit Each Other
Byline: Natasha Korecki Daily Herald Staff Writer In sports, Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg are among the most bitter of rivals. But these days, the politics of the two villages have become more cooperative than combative. For one thing, the...
Road Work at O'Hare Resumes
After construction took a hiatus at O'Hare International Airport, work has now resumed. Spokesperson Monique Bond said the work was almost complete when it stopped, since the project was to be done by November. But with the break, the project has...
Roselle to Vote on Refinancing Two Loans
Byline: Beth Sneller Daily Herald Staff Writer It's going to take a little longer for the village of Roselle to pay off the money it borrowed to build village hall and the public works garage. The Roselle village board is expected to approve...
Rt. 53 Extension Hot Topic This Week
Byline: Daily Herald staff reports This week will be a busy one for those interested in the future of Route 53 in Lake County. A group supporting the extension of Route 53 will conduct hearings on Tuesday and Thursday. A group opposing the...
Schaumburg Firm at Work in Capitol
Byline: Anna Marie Kukec Increased security in U.S. government offices includes a service by Inovata Security Solutions (www.inovatasecuritysolutions.com). The Schaumburg firm is the distributor and installer of a polyester film manufactured...
Scouts Hold Court
Troop 161 with Scouts from Oakwood Hills and Gary held its Fall Court of Honor and Family Campout on Sept. 22. - The following scouts received their First Class Rank: Robert Daniel, Colin Davis, Mark Knapp, and Jacob Schuster. -The following...
Scouts out in Droves to Watch Blackhawks
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer Not only are scouts flocking to watch the Blackhawks play, they're turning out in droves to see Norfolk as well. When 20 scouts came out for Norfolk's game last Wednesday at Albany, it added more...
Social Security Helps Surviors of Attacks
Byline: Esther Hatfield District Manager, Elgin Social Security Office How do families move on after the death of a loved one? How do you move on after suffering critical injuries? There is no easy answer to these questions. Social Security is here...
Sports Center Still Making Strides
Byline: Kimbriell Granderson Daily Herald Staff Writer Hoffman Estates Park Director Dean Bostrom was getting physical therapy at the district's new Prairie Stone Sports & Wellness Center when he recognized another client. It was Tom Dore,...
Sports Complex Will Pack It All under One Roof
Byline: Jerry Handlon Soon, Schaumburg Park District residents will have access to a state-of-the-art indoor sports complex. Plans for the district's new facility have appeared several times in this newspaper. It's my pleasure to now write that...
Spouses Make Teaching a Team Effort
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent It took some getting used to for students in Room 152 at Dryden School in Arlington Heights. The day they started second grade, they found they had not one, but two teachers with the last name of...
Stonegate Center Sees Success
Byline: Kimbriell Granderson Daily Herald Staff Writer If you have any question about the success of the new Stonegate Conference and Banquet Centre in Hoffman Estates, just try booking a weekend wedding there before 2003. Virtually every Friday,...
Students Build Teamwork Skills at Camp
Byline: Jamie Collins There is no "I" in "TEAM." That is the lesson that 16 Warren Township High School students recently learned after participating in a team-building seminar on Sept. 30. The trip was planned by Warren teachers Jay Walgren...
Subdivisions Booming Thanks to Project
Byline: Shruti Date Daily Herald Staff Writer If you're looking for a new home, you might want to go house hunting on the western edge of Hoffman Estates. Homes in five subdivisions have started popping up in that area as part of Hoffman Estates'...
Surveys Will Help Shape Parks
Byline: Erica Meltzer Daily Herald Staff Writer Whether it's adding programs for teens, creating more arts- related activities, expanding the Pottawatomie Community Center or building a pool on the west side, the St. Charles Park District has dozens...
Tech Firm Weathers Consulting Downturn
Byline: Anna Marie Kukec Daily Herald Business Writer For 20 years Palatine-based Senco Inc. has provided technology consulting services to area companies. "There have been a lot of dramatic changes in technology since I started, and I think...