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 April 18, 2011

35 Wounded as Police Fire on Demonstrators in Iraq
Byline: Yahya Barzanji Associated Press SULAIMANIYAH, Iraq -- Iraqi police opened fire Sunday on stone-throwing crowds protesting government corruption in Iraq's northern Kurdish region. At least 35 people were wounded, some of them by gunfire,...
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Arlington Heights Senior Golf Leagues: Regular and substitute players are needed. The senior leagues play in the morning at Arlington Lake Golf Course from late April to September. The contact information for the leagues is: Wednesday Men's (60 Plus)...
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Events that specify they are for those who are over age 50, including clubs, trips and support programs. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Sixty Minutes: 12:30 p.m. most Mondays, Patty Turner Senior Center, 375 Elm St., Deerfield. Barry Bradford...
A Closer Look
A closer look For people with cardiovascular disease who need relief from aches and pains, acetaminophen has long been touted as a safer alternative to aspirin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen, according to Harvard Medical...
Addressing the Hansbrough Problem
Byline: Mike McGraw mmcgraw@dailyherald.com Arlington Heights native Dave Corzine went to the NBA Finals with the Washington Bullets as arookie in 1979, then wrapped up his five-year Bulls career with a trip to the Eastern conference finals in 1989....
Adventurers Risk Limbs to Drive Rickshaws in India
Byline: Anna Mathews Associated Press KOCHI, India -- Traditional drums rolled as hundreds of spectators bid farewell and good luck Sunday to scores of flimsy autorickshaws starting the ride of a lifetime: from India's southern tip to its northeastern...
Allergies on the Attack Drugs Not the Only Defense When Battling the Sneezing, Watery Eyes
Byline: Carolyn Butler The Washington Post 'Tis once again the season of sniffling, sneezing, wheezing and itchy, bloodshot eyes. As I was cruising the chockablock allergy-medication aisle at our local pharmacy last week, it occurred to me that...
AL Pitching Comparison
AL pitching comparison 2011 TEAM (2010 VS OPP) (LAST 3 STARTS) PITCHERS LINE W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA W-L IP ERA HWG WHITE SOX Jackson (r) 2-0 2.89 3-0 1-0 9.0 0.00 2-0 18.2...
AL Standings
AL standings East W L Pct GB New York 9 5 .643 -- Toronto 7 8 .467 2 1/2 Baltimore 6 8 .429 3 Tampa Bay 6 9 .400 3 1/2 Boston 4 10 .286 5 Central...
At Least 45 Dead after Weekend Storms
Byline: Brock Vergakis and Emery P. Dalesio Associated Press ASKEWVILLE, N.C. -- A tornado-spewing storm system that killed at least 45 people across half the country unleashed its worst fury on North Carolina, where homes broke apart, trees snapped...
Beckham Shrugs off Collision
Byline: Scot Gregor sgregor@dailyherald.com Count White Sox broadcaster Hawk Harrelson among the many at U.S. Cellular Field on Sunday that thought second baseman Gordon Beckham was the victim of a cheap shot. On the Sox' telecast, Harrelson...
Bolland Says Sitting out 'The Worst Feeling Ever'
Byline: Mike Spellman mspellman@dailyherald.com It's been a rough month or so for Dave Bolland. Being out with a concussion since mid-March and having to watch his teammates struggle against Vancouver in the first two games of the playoffs will...
Buzzing Hornets Sting Lakers; Grizzlies Get First Playoff Win Ever
Byline: Associated Press Chris Paul and a few teammates sneaked across the street from their hotel to Staples Center the night before the New Orleans Hornets began the postseason, eagerly hoisting up a few shots in the shadows of the Lakers' imposing...
Chippy Play? Valentine's OK
Byline: Mike Miazga Daily Herald Correspondent The term smash-mouth football has become quite commonplace over the last few years. Benet Academy junior Taylor Valentine has taken the term to girls' lacrosse -- literally. Valentine had one...
Civil War Brought to Life in Elgin
Byline: Tara Garca Mathewson tgarciamathewson@dailyherald.com Pamela Thiel walked into the Elgin History Museum Sunday dressed in a black dress of mourning, carrying a cane from the Civil War and poised to tell a life story not her own. Thiel...
CLC Upping Its Efforts to Go Greener Fountains, Geothermal System Part of the Drive to Improve Technology
Byline: Bob Susnjara bsusnjara@dailyherald.com New water fountains, a geothermal energy system and solar panels are among the ways College of Lake County is showcasing increased efforts to go green that officials hope will benefit students and the...
College Upping Its Efforts to Go Greener Efforts: Official Says Today's Students Expect Green Technology
Byline: Bob Susnjara bsusnjara@dailyherald.com New water fountains, a geothermal energy system and solar panels are among the ways College of Lake County is showcasing increased efforts to go green that officials hope will benefit students and the...
Cutler Joins the Fun Run
Byline: Matt Arado marado@dailyherald.com As the participants in a charity kids run in Naperville assembled at the starting gate Sunday, one of them stood taller than the rest -- much taller. Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler participated...
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Richard John Demnicki a resident of Schaumburg for 35 years Funeral services for Richard John Demnicki, 80, formerly of Chicago, will begin with prayers at 10:15am Wednesday, April 20, at Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road (between Irving Park...
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Marilyn E. Divine Marilyn E. Divine, 86, of Madison, Wis., formerly of La Fox, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2011, at Manor Care in Platteville, Wis. She was born Sept. 23, 1924, in St. Charles, Ill., the daughter of Edgar and Freda (Nagel) Swanson....
Dunn: I Just Stink
The White Sox' bats were generally cold again in Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Angels at U.S. Cellular Field. Credit some very good pitching from starters Jered Weaver, Tyler Chatwood and Dan Haren for Los Angeles' three-game sweep. That's what most...
Egg-Ceptional Good Time
Byline: Daily Herald report The village of Antioch's parks and recreation department will host its 20th Annual Eggcellent Easter Adventure at Williams Park in Antioch Saturday, April 23. The Easter Parade will be at 10:30 a.m. on Main Street,...
Emergency Radio Issues Continuing
Byline: Marie Wilson mwilson@dailyherald.com New public safety radios in Aurora and Naperville malfunctioned almost 800 times between Dec. 1 and March 16, sometimes in dire police and fire situations when ineffective communication may have put lives...
Exciting Birds Are Right outside Your Door
Broadly speaking, there are two kinds of birding--at home and away from home. Yard birding and field birding. Like most birders, I enjoy them both. Today's column is about the backyard, where many of us spend the majority of our bird-watchingminutes...
Exhibit Looks at Aurora's Role in Civil War
Byline: Daily Herald report The Aurora Public Art Commission and the Aurora Historical Society are teaming up to present a new exhibit commemorating the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. "If I Should Not Write You Again: Remembering...
Failed 5-on-3 Proves Costly
Byline: Mike Spellman mspellman@dailyherald.com Even though they were leading 1-0 and were taking it to the Vancouver Canucks midway through the first period Sunday at the United Center, the Blackhawks had reason to be a little worried. Why?...
Fidel Castro Gives Brother Key Vote of Confidence
Byline: Paul Haven Associated Press HAVANA -- Fidel Castro apologized on Sunday for not making it to a military parade celebrating the 50th anniversary of his victory over CIA-backed exiles at the Bay of Pigs, then praised brother Raul's speech...
Fittest Loser Contestants Becoming Real Believers
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Correspondent Significant weight loss is a long, drawn-out process. Every day is a struggle to do the right thing, and sometimes it is difficult to see the positive effects. But then there comes the moment. There...
Flatulence a Natural Part of Digestion
Q. I am a 61-year-old female who tries to eat healthy and exercise, and sometimes I do better than others. But in the past year, I have been suffering from the increasing embarrassment of noisy flatulence, and it doesn't seem to matter what I eat....
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Huntley construction: The west side of Route 47 between Mill Street and Kreutzer Road in Huntley today will be reduced to one lane with flaggers directing traffic, as IDOT workers start pouring sidewalks there. The work will go on, weather permitting....
Ginkgo Biloba for Vitiligo Shows Promise
I am sure that we have all seen someone who has patchy, light areas of skin.It is a condition called vitiligo. Vitiligo is relatively rare and occurs in less than 1 percent of the population.However, for those who have vitiligo, it can be frustrating,...
Golden Diners Financial Situation Improves a Bit
Byline: Susan Sarkauskas ssarkauskas@dailyherald.com Things are looking somewhat better financially for the Golden Diners meal delivery program since the state has paid "a good-sized chunk" of what it owes the agency, according to the program's...
Golden Diners Money Situation Improves a Bit
Byline: Susan Sarkauskas ssarkauskas@dailyherald.com Things are looking somewhat better financially for the Golden Diners meal delivery program since the state has paid "a good-sized chunk" of what it owes the agency, according to the program's...
History to Remember DuPage County Groups Helpcommemorate Anniversary of Start of Civil War with Special Events
The American Civil War was a blow to the gut for a young struggling country. Pitting the North against the South was a divisive concern for a nation conceived in liberty and dedicated to equality. On April 12, 1861, a single attack by the Confederates...
Illinois Leads Way in Education Reform
Now this is how state government should work. All sides of an issue getting together and working out a plan in which everyone gives a little in order for the state's residents, taxpayers and, in this case, children, to get a lot. Imagine Illinois,...
Japanese Government under Fire
Byline: Ravi Nessman and Yuri Kageyama Associated Press TOKYO -- A blueprint for ending radiation leaks and stabilizing reactors at Japan's crippled nuclear plant drew a lackluster response Monday, as polls showed diminishing public support for...
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Events specifically for children or teens as well as those for the whole family, including park and library programs, family-friendly performances, and holiday events. Deadline is two weeks before event date. MooNiE the Magnif'Cent: 7 p.m. today,...
Lake County in 60 Seconds
Kids' author visits Round Lake: The Round Lake Area Public Library presents children's author Jane Yolen for a book signing and talk at 7 p.m. today at the Village of Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center, off Hook Drive west of Route 83....
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Viola C. Larson of Elgin Viola C. Larson (nee Reuter), 85, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away Friday, April 15, 2011, at Rainbow Hospice Ark in Park Ridge following a stroke. She was born June 25, 1925 at her grandparent's farm in Barrington...
Learn How to Turn Household Items into Fashionable Jewelry Kids, Teens and Family Send Items to Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.Com
Events specifically for children or teens as well as those for, including classes, park and library programs, music, dances, family fitness events, battles of the bands. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Recycled Jewelry: 4 p.m., Tuesday,...
Moviegoers Head Straight to 'Rio'
Byline: David Germain Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- Movie fans are going to "Rio" in big numbers, but they're not quite screaming over the latest installment of a horror-comedy franchise. The 20th Century Fox animated family flick "Rio," featuring...
Movie Guide
KEY: Four stars: superior. Three stars: good. Two stars: average. One star: poor. D (drug use), L (language), N (nudity), S (sexual situations, references), V (violence). Ratings by Dann Gire, Daily Herald Film Critic, unless otherwise noted. Picks...
Mt. Prospect Lego Team Bound for World Contest
Byline: Submitted by Jenny Kustra-Quinn Ten seventh-graders from Mount Prospect have been learning what it means to be biomedical engineers who develop lifesaving technology. They worked for months to create a device that can detect an oncoming...
NASCAR Sprint Cup
NASCAR Sprint Cup Aaron's 499 At Talladega Superspeedway Talladega, Ala. Lap length: 2.66 miles (Start position in parentheses) Sunday's leading results 1. (2) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 188 laps, 99.3 rating, 47 points, $329,386....
NBA Playoffs
NBA playoffs First round (Best-of-seven) (x-if necessary) Eastern Conference BULLS vs. Indiana Saturday, April 16: BULLS 104, Indiana 99, BULLS lead series 1-0 Monday, April 18: Indiana at BULLS, 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21:...
NHL Playoffs
NHL playoffs First round (Best-of-seven) (x-if necessary) Western Conference Blackhawks vs. Vancouver Wednesday, April 13: Vancouver 2, BLACKHAWKS 0 Friday, April 15: Vancouver 4, BLACKHAWKS 3 Sunday, April 17: Vancouver 3,...
Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Pair charged with prostitution: A Streamwood man faces up to a year in jail after his arrest Friday on allegations he kept a place of prostitution in the 6700 block of Pine Tree Street in Hanover Park. The Hanover Park Police Department's Special...
Obama Starts His Grand Repositioning
Intentional or not, it sizzled with symbolism that President Obama announced his re-election campaign the same day his administration threw in the towel on the closing of Guantanamo Bay. Attorney General Eric Holder announced that Khalid Sheik Mohammed...
Part of the Team
Byline: Submitted by District 211 While a team from Hoffman Estates High School took second in Argonne National Laboratory's 16th annual Rube Goldberg Machine Contest earlier this year at the Chicago Children's Museum, at least as impressive was...
PGA Tour
PGA Tour Texas Open San Antonio At TPC San Antonio Yardage: 7,435; Par: 72 Purse: $6.2 million Sunday's leading results Final Round Brendan Steele, $1,116,000 69-72-68-71--280 Charley Hoffman, $545,600 68-73-72-68--281...
Pope Leads Faithful in Palm Sunday Mass
Byline: Frances D'Emilio Associated Press VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI, leading a huge crowd at Palm Sunday outdoor Mass, lauded man's technological accomplishments but lamented that his increasing abilities can also be used for evil. Waving...
Presidential Candidates 'Friend' Social Media
Byline: Beth Fouhy Associated Press NEW YORK -- Republican Tim Pawlenty disclosed his 2012 presidential aspirations on Facebook. Rival Mitt Romney did it with a tweet. President Barack Obama kicked off his re-election bid with a digital video emailed...
Quite a Leap
When Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel was in junior high, he made an appearance on David Letterman's "Stupid Human Tricks." His act was spinning a basketball on the end of a toothbrush, while brushing his teeth. This obviously made Vogel a mini-celebrity...
Radio Woes: By the Numbers Timeline of Radio Woes
Aurora and Naperville officials have tracked problems police and fire employees have experienced with the new digital radio system since switching over Dec. 1. At first the cities recorded issues separately. But on Jan. 18, they started a combined...
Rain? Sleet, Snow? These Games Go On
Byline: Chris Walker Daily Herald Correspondent Cold, wet and windy conditions forced the cancellation of most of the outdoor high school softball and baseball games on Friday. Thankfully, Mother Nature didn't postpone any of the local lacrosse...
Recent Home and Property Sales
For a full list of property sales, visit www.dailyherald.com. Fox Lake $110,000; 35644 N. Sheridan Drive, Fox Lake, 60020; Sold on March 1, 2011, by Lori A. Jakimauskas to Leonard A. Jakimauskas. Grayslake $201,500; 33473 N. Lake Shore...
Rose to Be Hit by Tidal Wave? Tidal Wave Will Be Coming at Rose -BYLN- by Mike McGraw Mmcgraw@dailyherald.Com
In the history of sports guarantees, this won't rate very high, but center Roy Hibbert insisted Saturday's Game 1 scare won't be the Pacers' only playoff highlight. "We're going to shock people," Hibbert said after the contest. "There's no way they're...
Score a Weight-Loss Knockout with This Boxing Circuit Workout
Boxing is a great tool for cardio conditioning and muscle toning. It's fun, interactive, challengingand best of all -- it gets results! Even if you don't have any boxing experience, you can learn to incorporate simple drills into your workouts to...
S. Elgin High Turns into Coffee House Cabaret
Here is what's in the news for the week of April 18-22 at Elgin Area Unit District 46 schools. For details, visit u-46.org. This week, many elementary schools will hold kindergarten preregistration and orientation for the parents of incoming kindergartners....
She's Starting to Gain More Knowledge about Herself
I'm stuck! Even though I've expected all along this would happen, it's still hard to look the needle in the eye. I'm talking about the needle on the scale. I registered ZERO weight loss this week. Disappointed? You bet I am. Frustrated? That,...
Short-Handed Galaxy Manages to Hand Fire Third Straight Loss
Whatever was working for the Chicago Fire the first two weeks of the season disappeared in the Pacific Northwest. Returning from a disappointing two-game road trip, the Fire lost 2-1 Sunday at Toyota Park to a Los Angeles Galaxy club missing Landon...
Should Student Athletes Get Heart Checkups?
Byline: Lauran Neergaard Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The death of a Michigan teenage basketball player has renewed questions about what kind of heart checkup young athletes need to make the team, and a new study may influence that debate. ...
Son, 3 Others Charged with Murder, Robbery Charged: Police Say Son Conceived Plan to Rob His Father
Byline: Steve Zalusky szalusky@dailyherald.com Police announced charges early Sunday against four men, including the victim's teenage son, in connection with the slaying of a 55-year-old Arlington Heights man found dead in his home Thursday morning....
Son Charged with Murder, Robbery
Byline: Steve Zalusky szalusky@dailyherald.com Police announced charges early Sunday against four men, including the victim's teenage son, in connection with the slaying of a 55-year-old Arlington Heights man found dead in his home Thursday morning....
Son, Three Others Charged with Murder, Robbery
Byline: Steve Zalusky szalusky@dailyherald.com Police announced charges early Sunday against four men, including the victim's teenage son, in connection with the slaying of a 55-year-old Arlington Heights man found dead in his home Thursday morning....
Sports in 60 Seconds
Rookie wins Texas Open: PGA Tour rookie Brendan Steele shot a 1-under 71 on Sunday, overcoming relentless wind and fellow prospect Kevin Chappell to win the Texas Open in Houston. The leader by 1 stroke heading into the final round, the 28-year-old...
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Carl R. Stevens of Arlington Heights Carl Robert Stevens, formerly of Chicago, Schiller Park and North Olmsted, Ohio, was born on Jan. 24, 1929, in Chicago, to Stephen and Tess (nee Derbick) Kujawa. He passed away on April 13, 2011, in Park Ridge....
Suburban Jews Unite to Celebrate Passover
Byline: Ashok Selvam aselvam@dailyherald.com Starting at sunset tonight, Jews all over the world will celebrate freedom. Across Chicago's suburbs, Jews will observe the holiday at home or at their local synagogues until its completion Monday,...
Super Rich See Federal Taxes Drop Dramatically
Byline: Stephen Ohlemacher Associated Press WASHINGTON -- As millions of procrastinators scramble to meet today's tax filing deadline, ponder this: The super rich pay a lot less taxes than they did a couple of decades ago, and nearly half of U.S....
Teacher Unions Care Deeply about Kids
Teacher unions care deeply about kids An April 3 letter from Waukegan resident Robert J. Byrne claims the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers don't care about teacher competency or student success. This untruth...
The Blotter
Arlington Heights * Thieves stole 20 bales of crushed boxes over the last couple of months from the rear of Farmers Pride Market, 1414 W. Algonquin Road. A 20-foot box truck with two occupants was seen on a security video between 1 and 4 a.m. April...
The World & Nation in 60 Seconds
France blocks train from Italy: ROME -- A train carrying Tunisian immigrants from Italy was halted at the French border Sunday in an escalation of an international dispute over the fate of North African migrants fleeing political unrest for refuge...
Three-Day Planner
Today * Any student wanting to tryout with this year's statechampiondrill team at St. Charles North High School must attend a mandatory meeting with a parent at 7 p.m. today in Room 302 at the school, 255 Red Gate Road in St. Charles. For more information,call...
Time for Open Talk about Lots at Track
Time for open talk about lots at track To the editor: I was pleased to read the editorial in Sunday's Daily Herald ("Let the debate over track slots begin"). The subject of slot machines at Arlington Park is again on the agenda of the Illinois General...
Torres Hit Has Both Teams Talking
Byline: Lindsey Willhite lwillhite@dailyherald.com Vancouver left winger Raffi Torres made $989,247 this season. That ranked a mere 16th among the players on the NHL's highest-priced roster. But the volatile third-liner suddenly became worth...
Tough as Nails
Byline: Mike McGraw mmcgraw@dailyherald.com In the last two games between the Bulls and Indiana Pacers, Derrick Rose has scored 81 points and attempted 42 free throws. The Pacers complained about the officiating on Saturday after losing Game...
Tougher Laws for Traders of Child Porn?
Last week, a South Elgin man was sentenced to three years in prison after being convicted of 22 counts of possession of child pornography. Under a bill that has passed through the Illinois Senate and is now moving to the House, child porn offenders...
Tri-Cities in 60 Seconds
Kane County bridge work: Two bridge maintenance projects will get under way today and continue through June 30. Construction on Keslinger Road over the Mill Creek Bridge will result in daily lane closures. One lane in each direction will be maintained....
Victory Gives Angels a Pair of 4-Game Winners
Byline: Associated Press Dan Haren pitched into the seventh inning for his fourth win of the season, Maicer Izturis had 3 hits and the Los Angeles Angels beat the White Sox 4-2 to complete a three-game sweep. Haren (4-0) joined teammate Jered...
Walk Honors Babies of the Past and Future
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald correspondent BrigetSchwab of Palatine shudders when she remembers the news she faced after delivering her son, Jack, at 26 weeks gestation: Doctors feared he might not survive. With his underdeveloped lungs,...
Want to Get to Know Your Congressman? Peek Inside the Office
Byline: Nicole Thompson nthompson@dailyherald.com WASHINGTON Outside each congressman's Washington office are the same American flag and welcome sign. But inside, the personalities of the men and women whom suburban voters elected to represent...
Webcam Wonder: It's Keenan's World, for Now
Byline: Martha Irvine AP National Writer It started innocently enough, with am Elmhurst boy hamming it up in front of a computer webcam. He was doing what teens often do when they stand in front of mirrors: Lip-syncing to a popular song, acting...
Why Illinois May Be So Attractive to Murderers
The never-ending death penalty debate has been given new life by a British Columbia man. DuPage County prosecutors say the man decided to hunt down and kill his ex-girlfriend in Illinois only after determining that he wouldn't face the executioner....
Wind-Stoked Wildfires Threaten Texas Towns
Byline: April Castro and Terry Wallace Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas -- Strong winds and tinder-dry conditions presented more challenges Sunday for firefighters battling a spate of wildfires threatening communities across Texas, including a blaze...
Words of Comfort to the Rejected
It's that time of year again, the time of year when high school seniors who have done everything right their whole lives discover that it wasn't good enough to get them into the colleges they dreamed of attending. Ditto for college seniors applying...
Yes, Hit Was Dirty, but Blackhawks Deserved This Loss
It wasn't a play that decided Sunday's game at the United Center, but Raffi Torres' shoulder to Brent Seabrook's head in the second period certainly demonstrated the mind-set the Vancouver Canucks have brought into this first-round playoff series with...
You Can Trace All This Back to Last Summer
This is no way to defend a Stanley Cup championship. After an uninspiring regular season, the Blackhawks are a defeat away from being swept out of the first round of this year's playoffs. Vancouver took a 3-0 lead in a best-of-seven series with...
Your News Willows Girls Qualify for State Science Fair
Byline: Submitted by Marleana Cross, Willows Academy Eighteen girls of the middle school of Willows Academy, in Des Plaines, competed in the Illinois Junior Academy of Science Regional Science Fair held Saturday, March 19, at Christian Liberty Academy...
Your OK Child Is ??Just Fine
Do you live in one of those suburbs where every child is exceptional? Or at least, if you listened in on the average conversation between parents, that's what you'd think. Your community is not alone. From Winnetka to Lincoln Park, from Oak Park...