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 September 7, 2011

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3 Cubs Called Up, One for First Time
Byline: Bruce Miles bmiles@dailyherald.com DJ LeMahieu and Lou Montanez have been here before, but for John Gaub, Tuesday's call-up to the major leagues was something brand newaand special. The Cubs recalled all three players from Class AAA Iowa....
A $300 Billion Jobs Package
Byline: Jim Kuhnhenn and David espo Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The economy weak and the public seething, President Barack Obama is expected to propose $300 billion in tax cuts and federal spending Thursday night to get Americans working again....
ABC Hopes 'The Chew' Wins over Daytime Viewers
Byline: Leanne Italie Associated Press Gnaw on this: Can some of food and style TV's biggest stars, Mario Batali and Clinton Kelly among them, help ABC soap fans get over cancellation of their favorite stories? The network's counting on it for "The...
A List of Stores as Provided by the Geneva Chamber of Commerce:-BYLN-
A list of stores as provided by the Geneva Chamber of Commerce: 610 Home (630) 262-3770 www.610homegeneva.com 610 S. First St. All Chocolate Kitchen (630) 232-2395 www.allchocolatekitchen.com 33 S. Third St. Anastazia --...
AL Pitching Comparison
AL pitching comparison 2011 TEAM (2011 VS OPP) (LAST 3 STARTS) PITCHERS LINE W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA W-L IP ERA HWG WHITE SOX Danks (l) -125 6-10 4.01 10-13 0-1 8.0 3.38 1-1...
Alternatives Needed to Tea Party Puppets
Alternatives needed to tea party puppets The tea party understands what every gangbanger does -- be rude to, over yell and over talk, those you want to intimidate. They know if you ignore the rules of order, decorum and civility, you disrupt...
Another Batavia Blowout
Byline: Kevin McGavin Daily Herald Correspondent Cody Witkowski emerged as the star of the show, but it was twin midfielders Eduardo Cuautle and Anthony Torres who truly powered the latest Batavia victory. The three four-year varsity members...
A Promise Kept Navy Rear Admiral to Honor Cmdr. Dan Shanower, Other Sept. 11 Victims in Naperville Ceremony
Byline: Justin Kmitch jkmitch@dailyherald.com In the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Richard Porterfield got to know the families of the eight Naval Intelligence personnel who served with him and who were...
A Time to Remember Lake County Communities to Hold Sept. 11 Ceremonies
Several Lake County communities will host memorial services and other events this weekend to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York, Washington and a farm field in Pennsylvania. What follows is a listing of those events:...
Bartlett, BC's Weber Shine at Country Club
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent Bartlett's first-place finish Tuesday at the Elgin Country Club boys golf invitational hosted by South Elgin surprised a few people. Count Hawks' coach Tom Boyle among them. Boyle noted that his...
Barton Makes Top Prospects Ranking
Former Libertyville High School and Eastern Illinois baseball pitcher Troy Barton was named among the Valley League Top 35 Prospects by Perfect Game USA for his performances on the diamond this summer. Barton was selected at No. 24. He is the...
Bears Still Look Good Enough to Make Postseason
The Bears aren't getting much respect on the national level, especially considering they were NFC North champions last season, finished 11-5 and lost in the NFC title game to the eventual Super Bowl-champion Green Bay Packers. Sports Illustrated,...
Bolland Injury Could Have Been Worse
Dave Bolland considers himself one of the lucky ones. While Marc Savard of the Boston Bruins will likely have to retire because of a concussion and Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby hasn't played since January because of concussion symptoms and might not...
Bookend Goals Lift Fremd to Cup
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent Fremd opened its defense of the Mid-Suburban League boys soccer crown with an impressive 2-0 victory Tuesday night before a huge Celtic Cup crowd against crosstown rival Palatine. The defending...
Breakfast -- It's the Meal of Champions
Goodbye lazy days of summer and welcome to the hectic busy mornings of the school year, where meals often become rushed while on the move. This is the time of year that tends to frustrate parents with endless time constraints, which means less time...
Broncos' Conrad Feels Right at Home
Byline: Ryan O'Gara Daily Herald Correspondent Greg Conrad spent last weekend playing golf at Inverness Country Club. With the Barrington boys' team not playing in a tournament, the junior had a little extra time to sharpen his game on the course...
Burlington Central's Weber Shines at Elgin Country Club
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent Bartlett's first-place finish Tuesday at the Elgin Country Club boys golf invitational hosted by South Elgin surprised a few people. Count Hawks' coach Tom Boyle among them. Boyle noted that his...
Bus Dispatch May Lead to Changes in St. Charles
Byline: James Fuller jfuller@dailyherald.com After complaints about a new bus dispatch along Randall Road snarling traffic, St. Charles officials are re-examining how they alert residents to incoming businesses. The city council recently approved...
Campton Hills Festival Looks to Unite Community with Music, Fun -BYLN- by Harry Hitzeman Hhitzeman@dailyherald.Com
The inaugural United Fall Fest in Campton Hills Saturday will be a mix of bands, pig roasts, a bags tournament and a 5K run. But what organizers really hope is for families to enjoy an affordable day that brings people together under the umbrella...
Car Dealer Says Thieves Getting More Brazen
Byline: Justin Kmitch jkmitch@dailyherald.com With the economy still stagnant and auto parts at a premium, one Downers Grove car dealer says his lot has become "a shopping center for thieves." Gregg Webb, owner of Packey Webb Ford, said each...
Carol Stream Hopes TIF Will Spark Growth
Byline: Christopher Placek cplacek@dailyherald.com Plans are in the works for a tax increment financing district at a prominent corner in Carol Stream that could help spur economic growth there, officials said. The TIF district designation is...
Cary-Grove Rolls in FVC Valley Opener Cary-Grove Rolls in FVC Valley Opener
Byline: Daily Herald report Daily Herald report Ashley Rosch put down 10 kills Tuesday night as Cary-Grove opened the Fox Valley Conference Valley Division girls volleyball season with a 25-18, 25-11 win over Crystal Lake South. Nicole Schuh...
Conrad Feels Right at Home
Byline: Ryan O'Gara Daily Herald Correspondent Greg Conrad spent last weekend playing golf at Inverness Country Club. With the Barrington boys' team not playing in a tournament, the junior had a little extra time to sharpen his game on the course...
Cubs Statistics
Cubs statistics (Through September 5) BATTERS AVG OBA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS E LaHair .375 .375 8 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 Johnson .330 .368 212...
Cultural Arts Opportunities Abound in Geneva
Byline: Gail Gaboda ggaboda@dailyherald.com Lovers of the arts have many opportunities to indulge their passion in Geneva. Residents can enjoy events year-round, such as a local film festival, summer concerts and a wildly popular dance competition,...
Decision on Wheaton Tax District Delayed
Byline: Marco Santana msantana@dailyherald.com The future of a Wheaton group charged with promoting, maintaining and managing downtown remains on shaky ground after city officials postponed a discussion of whether or not to re-establish its funding...
Des Plaines Approves Generator Rebate Program
Byline: Madhu Krishnamurthy mkrishnamurthy@dailyherald.com The Des Plaines city council Tuesday night approved a rebate program to help subsidize the purchase of portable generators by residents affected by power outages. Residents who are considering...
Dist. 220 Progressing on Strategic 2020 Plan
Byline: Eric Peterson epeterson@dailyherald.com Barrington Unit District 220 board members Tuesday heard progress reports from half the committees charged with the task of formulating a strategic plan on what the high school graduates of 2020 should...
Don't Forget the Craft Show, Kids' Activities and Live Music!
What else is there to do at Festival of the Vine other than eat and drink? Quite a bit, actually. Here is a sampling: Craft show Make a stop at South Third and Campbell streets and shop for Christmas gifts or for that special someone at the Arts...
Dundee-Crown Outfielder Romano Picks Miami (OH)
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick jfitzpatrick@dailyherald.com Consider Dundee-Crown outfielder Jake Romano one happy camper. The senior had been talking to two other Division-I schools as well as junior college baseball powers Heartland and John Logan,...
Dunseith Helps Barrington Get the Job Done at Palatine
Byline: John Leusch jleusch@dailyherald.com With their black and red uniforms, the host Palatine and Barrington girls volleyball teams looked awfully similar on Tuesday. But there was one difference between the teams that stood out on this particular...
DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Mexican independence: Chicago's Consul General of Mexico, Eduardo Arnal, will be the guest of honor Sept. 18 when West Chicago plays host to its Mexican Independence Day Parade. The Mexico City-born diplomat was appointed by President Felipe Calderon...
DuPage May Hire Lobbyists for $324,000
Byline: Robert Sanchez bsanchez@dailyherald.com A DuPage County Board panel is recommending approval of one-year contracts for four lobbying firms totaling $324,000. Three of the firms would work with state lawmakers on the county's behalf, while...
Esler Learns from Pros as He Goes
Josh Esler still remembers the simple, yet encouraging, words from Mark O'Meara when the old pro and aspiring pro played 36 holes of golf together during a U.S. Open section qualifier at Conway Farms in Lake Forest three years ago. "He said, 'Just...
Festival of the Vine Celebrates 30 Years of Wine, Food and Music -BYLN- by Jean Gaines President, Geneva Chamber of Commerce
For 30 years, the Festival of the Vine has highlighted and celebrated the flavors of fall and the bountiful harvest.Celebrate this year Sept. 9, 10 and 11. Set in the picture-perfect downtown of Geneva, the annual event is hosted by the Geneva Chamber...
Filling the Lunch Box ?for a Healthy Day
With kids returning to school, it is time to think about how important school lunch is for fueling your child's body and brain. Children will decide what they actually eat at the lunch table, but parents stack the deck in favor of healthy eating...
Fundraisers Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.Com
Used book sale: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9; and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, Prospect Heights Public Library, 12 N. Elm St., Prospect Heights. Great prices on gently used books and more. Hosted by the Friends...
Geneva Antique Market Celebrates 20th Year with Open House Friday
Byline: Submitted by Geneva Antique Market The Geneva Antique Market, 227 S. Third St. in Geneva, invites the public to an anniversary open house from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, during Geneva's Festival of the Vine. Refreshments will be...
Geneva Church Remembers Sept. 11
Many events and church services Sunday will mark the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, but the 9 and 10:45 a.m. services at the United Methodist Church of Geneva should catch the attention of your ears. Church...
Getting Granola Back to a Wholesome Food
Byline: Marialisa Calta Newspaper Enterprise Association What's happened to granola? Like yogurt, which can now be found in neon colors and bubble gum flavors, with sprinkles or marshmallow bits, the once humble "health food" cereal has been...
Girl Learns Pennies Pave Road to Dreams Come True
Byline: Terri Schlichenmeyer The other day, while you were playing outside, you found something small on the ground. It wasn't much, just a penny. There's not a lot you can do with a penny anymore. It's not enough to buy candy or gum and it takes...
Gordon Holds on at Atlanta for 85th Win
Byline: Paul Newberry AP Sports Writer HAMPTON, Ga. -- Jeff Gordon was sliding all over the track those final 10 laps, doing everything he could to hold off five-time defending champion Jimmie Johnson. It was a thrilling display by two of the...
Healed Libertyville Puts Willowbrook on Its Heels
Byline: Rusty Silber Daily Herald Correspondent Libertyville's boys soccer team returned four of its five players who'd been missing from the starting lineup because of recent injuries. At much closer to full strength, the Wildcats produced one...
Here's a Novel Concept: Shut Down Peavy Now
We'll overlook the fact that Jake Peavy probably faced tougher lineups when he was in the Padres' system pitching for Class AAA Mobile in 2002. It's not Peavy's fault the Twins trotted out hitters named Joe Benson, Trevor Plouffe, Chris Parmelee...
Hilltoppers Good, but Not Good Enough -- Yet
Byline: Joshua Welge jwelge@dailyherald.com Glenbard West is getting closer to the level of the area's best volleyball teams. Hilltoppers coach Pete Mastandrea won't accept close, though. The previously unbeaten and 17th-ranked Hilltoppers...
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Mary K. Hoch Mary K. Hoch, 84, of Huntington, Ind., died at 6:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, after a long illness. She was a resident of The Heritage of Huntington. The former Mary Kathryn Saluke was born July 8, 1927, to William and Kathryn Smeltzley...
Honored for Their Heroic Dam Rescue
Byline: Susan Sarkauskas ssarkauskas@dailyherald.com Geneva Monday honored those who risked their lives trying to rescue two people drowning in the Fox River. At the Geneva City Council meeting, Geneva Fire Chief Steve Olson presented commendations...
Huntley Sweeps Prairie Ridge in Valley Opener
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick jfitzpatrick@dailyherald.com The Huntley girls volleyball team shook free from Prairie Ridge once the Red Raiders shook off a bit of rust. Idle Huntley enjoyed the long holiday weekend off after opening the season with...
Illini Happy to Have Bates on Their Defense
Byline: Lindsey Willhite lwillhite@dailyherald.com The summer before his senior year at St. Paul's School in Covington, La., all-state rush end Houston Bates committed to LSU. It seemed like one of the most cut-and-dried recruiting stories of...
I'll Pass on the ?Pig Skin; Won't ?Fumble the Brisket
I know pig skins might not be the first food all you Bears fans are going to cook for this weekend's game against the Falcons. But we should be open to new culinary ideas, right?! (Hmm ... I'm envisioning a Cook of the Week Challenge ingredient here...
IPGA Awards Top Honor to Twin Orchard's Shuman
The Illinois PGA has announced its list of season award winners, with Andy Shuman heading the list. The director of golf at Twin Orchard Country Club in Long Grove was named the section's 57th professional of the year, and he'll be honored with...
'It's a Living Tribute' Arlington Heights Man Part of Five-Year Effortto Fill National 9/11 Memorial with Oak Trees
Byline: Deborah Donovan ddonovan@dailyherald.com Scott Jamieson is very proud of the 450 swamp white oak trees that bring life to the new Sept. 11 monument at ground zero in Manhattan. The suburban resident is a vice president of Bartlett Tree...
It's Not Likely to Go Bears' Way Again
The Bears' schedule has been lurking for months, waiting to be picked and picked at, torturing with its brutal start, and tempting with it's seemingly easy second half. It dares you to go week by week, begs you to forecast a final record. But...
Jamie Andrade: I Was Very Excited about the Root Beer. My Brother and I Went Thr
Jamie Andrade: I was very excited about the root beer. My brother and I went through a phase last year where we cooked with it a lot (P.S. it's amazing when you simmer polish sausage and sauerkraut with a bottle of root beer). I like to think I...
Kane County State's Attorney McMahon Will Run to Keep Job
Byline: Harry Hitzeman hhitzeman@dailyherald.com Vowing to keep streets and neighborhoods safe, Kane County State's Attorney Joe McMahon announced Tuesday that he would seek a full, 4-year term in November 2012. "This election is about trust...
Kirk: 'Respect the Office'
Byline: Kerry Lester Politics and Projects Writer klester@dailyherald.com In a subtle dig at another suburban lawmaker who announced plans last week to skip President Barack Obama's upcoming jobs speech before a joint session of Congress, Sen. Mark...
Knowing When to Push and When to Back Off
This summer, my husband, Bernie, and I took our daughters to a family camp in Michigan. The campground was fantastic: We slept in a renovated caboose, ate our meals in the mess hall, and the only thing we concerned ourselves with was moving from one...
Lake County in 60 Seconds
Challenge in Lake Zurich: Lake Zurich High School will sponsor Rachel's Challenge with an all-student assembly Thursday, Sept. 15. There also will be a free community presentation on the same date at 7 p.m. in the high school Performing Arts Center....
Lawmakers Must 'Respect the Office' and Listen to President's Message, Kirk Says
Byline: Kerry Lester Politics and Projects Writer klester@dailyherald.com In a subtle dig at another suburban lawmaker who announced plans last week to skip President Barack Obama's upcoming jobs speech before a joint session of Congress, Sen. Mark...
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David Robert Lawrenz of Wheaton for 41 years David Robert Lawrenz, 59, died on Sept. 4, 2011, at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Ill. The firstborn son of the Rev. Richard and LaVerne Lawrenz, he was born on Dec. 30, 1951, in Pasadena,...
Legislators Lend Hand at Catholic Charities Supper Your News
Byline: Submitted by Catholic Charities Six state legislators pitched in to serve nearly 100 hungry and homeless individuals at Catholic Charities Northwest Regional Office in Des Plaines Tuesday, Aug. 30, two days before the start of national Hunger...
Lights at Memorial Field a Bad Idea
Lights at Memorial Field a bad idea As longtime residents of our village, we would like to express our concern about Glenbard High School District 87 plans to install 7-story light towers at Glenbard West in the heart of Glen Ellyn. We believe that...
MCC Offers Three-Part Series on Art of Beekeeping
Byline: Submitted by McHenry County College Join McHenry County College for a three-part series on beekeeping presented by three experts from 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays, Sept. 9, Nov. 4 and Dec. 9, in the MCC Conference Center, 8900 Route 14 in Crystal...
Meadows Grad Colloton Has Own 'Hoosiers' Story
Former Rolling Meadows basketball player Jimmy Colloton always wanted to be a basketball coach. His father Jay is a longtime coach and currently an assistant in the Hoffman Estates girls basketball program. Jay, an Arlington High School graduate,...
Milestone a Long Time Coming for IC's Field
Byline: Joshua Welge jwelge@dailyherald.com What do 800 wins mean to Jean Field? Here's the short answer. "It means you're old," joked Immaculate Conception's girls volleyball coach. All kidding aside, Friday was a day to remember for Field....
Mom Admits to Police She Lied
Byline: Harry Hitzeman hhitzeman@dailyherald.com With her nearly 2-year-old daughter, Molly, clinging to life, Cathleen Koch says she was afraid her boyfriend would beat her too. "He said he would come after me. That's why I lied this morning,"...
More Wine and Food Tastings
In addition to the Flavor Fare, other food and wine tastings will be taking place during Festival of the Vine, Friday through Sunday, Sept. 9 to 11. Here's a guide. Galena Cellars Winery, 477 S. Third St., Suite 100: Wine tasting daily. Serving...
Mount Prospect OKs Lights for Melas Park Playing Fields
Byline: Steve Zalusky szalusky@dailyherald.com Melas Park neighbors were disappointed by the Mount Prospect Village Board's decision to allow the park district to install 70-foot tall lights above the park's soccer and football fields. But the...
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...
Naperville Adds Tavern License, Which Angers Business Owners
Byline: Justin Kmitch jkmitch@dailyherald.com Naperville officials, criticized by owners and operators of several downtown bar and grill establishments for allowing a sixth liquor-only establishment, are attempting to make peace by revisiting the...
Networking Send Items to Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.Com
Events that help those in the business world network with each other, such as political meetings, chamber events, business outings and job fairs. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Lake County Toastmasters: Noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 7...
Networking Send Items to Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.Com
LeTip of Schaumburg Networking Group: 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, Poplar Creek Country Club, 1400 Poplar Creek Drive, Hoffman Estates. Business professionals meet to work together to promote each other's businesses. For details or open categories,...
Networking Send Items to Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.Com
Events that help those in the business world network with each other, such as political meetings, chamber events, business outings and job fairs. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Execunet Networking Group: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7,...
Networking Send Items to Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.Com
Events aimed at those in the business world, such chamber of commerce activities, business outings and job fairs; along with political meetings and job training. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Something Missing In Your Formula for Success:...
No Mom? No Sister? No Worries Doulas Offer Personal Touch Often Missing during Pregnancies Today
Byline: Jean Murphy When the world was a different place and families lived close to one another, pregnant women could count on their mothers, grandmothers, sisters and friends to be with them through the entire experience, holding their hands,...
Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Kirk in Arlington Heights: U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, a Republican from Highland Park, will speak at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 in Arlington Heights, during an event hosted by local GOP officials. The event, which is open to the public, takes place...
Notice
Notice To report scores: Coaches, please report all scores to the Daily Herald Fox Valley office by e-mailing prepsports<\@>dailyherald.com, calling (847) 608-2715, or faxing results to (847) 608-0987. When faxing results, please make...
Notre Dame Makes Quarterback Change
Byline: Rick Gano AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND, Ind. Tommy Rees is in and Dayne Crist benched after halftime of Notre Dame's ugly 23-20 loss to South Florida is out. Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly announced a quarterback switch Tuesday with...
N. Stars Rally at Batavia
Byline: John Lemon jlemon@dailyherald.com A furious finish proved better than a sensational start Tuesday night when St. Charles North traveled to Batavia for the Upstate Eight Conference River Division opener. Defending champion Batavia looked...
Nursery Encourages Care of Kids U Healthy or Sick
Byline: Samantha Nelson A trip to see a doctor can be scary, but the renovated Baby Nursery exhibit at Kohl Children's Museum in Glenview is helping to put kids' minds at ease. Originally called Doll Daycare, the permanent exhibit was redone...
On an Awful Anniversary, Necessary Remembrance
Television specials are scheduled. Newspaper and magazine reflections have already started. Communities all across the nation, including many of our Chicago-area suburbs, plan memorial ceremonies. Must we all spend so much time and so many resources...
Persistent Rainfall Shuts Down Open
Byline: Howard Fendrich AP Tennis Writer NEW YORK -- A little after 3 p.m. Tuesday, Rafael Nadal settled in at a table in the U.S. Open players' cafeteria and sprinkled some salt on his lunch of salmon and rice. The day's work for the defending...
PGA Tour
PGA Tour Statistics Through Sept. 5 Scoring Average 1, Luke Donald, 68.92. 2, Steve Stricker, 69.20. 3, Webb Simpson, 69.30. 4, Nick Watney, 69.44. 5, Matt Kuchar, 69.45. 6, Charl Schwartzel, 69.50. 7, Sergio Garcia, 69.54. 8, Charles Howell...
PGA Tour
PGA Tour FedExCup leaders Through Sept. 5 Points YTD Money 1. Webb Simpson 4,711 $5,301,043 2. Dustin Johnson 3,814 $4,150,841 3. Matt Kuchar 3,124 $3,970,142 4. Luke Donald 2,875 $5,034,548 5. Brandt Snedeker...
Police: Man Was Driving Drunk with Teens in Truck Police: Man Was Driving Drunk with Teens in Truck
Byline: Barbara Vitello Legal Affairs Writer bvitello@dailyherald.com By Barbara Vitello Legal Affairs Writer bvitello@dailyherald.com A Chicago man was charged with aggravated DUI after authorities say he drove recklessly and ran into a garage...
Police: Mom Admitted She Lied in Child's Beating at St. Charles Hotel
Byline: Harry Hitzeman hhitzeman@dailyherald.com With her nearly 2-year-old daughter, Molly, clinging to life, Cathleen Koch says she was afraid her boyfriend would beat her too. "He said he would come after me. That's why I lied this morning,"...
Police: Mom of Tot in Hotel Beating Admits She Lied during Investigation
Byline: Harry Hitzeman hhitzeman@dailyherald.com With her nearly 2-year-old daughter, Molly, clinging to life, Cathleen Koch says she was afraid her boyfriend would beat her too. "He said he would come after me. That's why I lied this morning,"...
Police Reports
Elgin * The rear window of a Buick LeSabre was shattered by a gunshot just before 1 a.m. Monday while it was parked in the 800 block of Morgan Street in Elgin, according to police reports. The vehicle owner told police she saw someone shoot a handgun...
Pressure Building to Reform Public Pensions
Thirty-three years seems like a long time, until you figure that working that long for Cook County government will get you a pension of 80 percent of your final salary, as long as you're 50 or older. Only judges, statewide elected officials like...
Quinn Says Job 'Reductions' Needed, No Details Yet
Byline: Karen Hawkins and Christopher Wills Associated Press Gov. Pat Quinn said Tuesday that he plans major spending cuts, including layoffs, as he tries to keep state government running within the tight budget sent to him by Illinois legislators....
Recent Home and Property Sales Algonquin Carpentersville Cary Elgin Fox River Grove Gilberts Huntley Lake in the Hills Pingree Grove Sleepy Hollow South Elgin West Dundee
For a full list of property sales, visit dailyherald.com. $295,000; 2304 Poets Lane, Algonquin, 60102; sold July 25, by Sean Evans to Mohammed S. Lakhani and Fatima Lakhani. $270,000; 460 Flora Drive, Algonquin, 60102; sold July 25, by Jose Canchola...
Recent Home and Property Sales Batavia Elburn Geneva Montgomery North Aurora St. Charles Sugar Grove
For a full list of property sales, visit dailyherald.com. $510,000; 2364 Hill Lane, Batavia, 60510; sold July 26, by Robert P. Zaleski to Jeffrey Vodar and Tina Vodar. $432,500; 229 Johnson Woods Drive, Batavia, 60510; sold July 22, by Lewis...
Remembering Sept. 11, 2001
Byline: Barbara Millburger bmillburger@dailyherald.com Most of us have a clear memory of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 where we were; how we reacted; and how the tears flowed as the day's events unfolded. Would we ever be safe again? During the...
Restaurant Pioneer Turns 40, Spawns Many Careers
Byline: Michelle Locke For The Associated Press If the restaurant world had farm teams, Chez Panisse is where the talent scouts would hang out. The Berkeley restaurant, cofounded by food activist Alice Waters 40 years ago, is famous as a pioneer...
Reverend Uses Poetry to Address Faith after Tragedy
Byline: Greg Asimakoupoulos Special to the Daily Herald Where were you on Sept. 11, 2001? That's a question the vast majority of Americans can easily answer. On that unforgettable Tuesday morning I was driving from Naperville to Carol Stream...
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Mary Lou Reynolds of Schaumburg Mary Lou Reynolds (nee Link), 88, died peacefully on Aug. 22, 2011, surrounded by her children. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Spring Valley Nature Center's main building, the...
School Checklist: Get to Know Your Child's Teacher
Byline: Lisa Jones Townsel Gathering school supplies is only part of a parent's annual chore at the beginning of the school year. Establishing a rapport with your child's teacher is, by far the greater task. Want to start the year off right?...
Schools Have Rich History of Contributing to City's Health
How does one value public education in terms of its role in the lifeblood of a city like Geneva? Is it based upon the visible history of school buildings come and gone? If so, then surely Geneva Community Unit School District 304 has made a contribution....
Seek Labels That Say 'Made in USA'
Seek labels that say 'Made in USA' I spent a wonderful day touring Mount Vernon in Virginia. I loved George Washington's home with the lovely view of the Potomac. The museum there is outstanding. After our tour, my husband and I decided to pick...
Six Counties in 60 Seconds
13th driest August since 1895 The state climatologist says data show the statewide average precipitation in Illinois during August was 1.6 inches below average. Climatologist Jim Angel of the Illinois State Water Survey said Tuesday that Illinois...