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 July 16, 1996

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[0] Obituaries
Crystal E. Stocks Services for Crystal E. Stocks, of Elmhurst, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at Ahlgrim Funeral Home, Ltd., 567 S. Spring Road, Elmhurst. She was born in Kirklin, Indiana. She died Saturday, July 13, at Elmhurst...
12-and-Unders Go 4-2 at Tournament
The Bloomingdale Thunder 12-and-under softball team went 4-2 during the 16-team Oak Lawn Tournament. In the first game, Bloomingdale edged the USA Strutters 5-4. The game was tied in the fifth inning when Brittnie Ingo scored on Carrie Trapp's...
14-Under Traveling Team Return from Colorado Tourney with 5th Place
The Sidekicks 14-and-under traveling softball team took fifth place in a tournament earlier this month in Broomfield, Colo. Pool play was a struggle as the Kicks went 1-3. They lost the opener 5-3 to the Arizona Alleycats. Megan Leston took the...
16-and-Unders Come out Ahead in the Quad Cities
The Downers D.O.L.L.S. 16-and-under softball team finished the Pepsi Heartland Shoot-Out in the Quad Cities with a 3-2 record. Downers placed second in its pool and was eliminated in the second round of single elimination. The D.O.L.L.S. lost...
16-and-Under Team Outscores Opponents 89-8 for the Title
Sidekicks 16-and-under softball team won the Lady Redwing Tournament with a 7-0 record and outscoring their opponents 89-8. Chrissy Vena pitched a no-hitter, struck out 3 and walked 2 in a 16-1 victory over Schrader's Raiders. Runs came early...
[1A] Honor Roll
Glenbard West Glenbard West High School in Glen Ellyn has announced the students who qualified for the 1995-96 second semester honor roll. Honor Roll Seniors: Shajia Ali, Alina Antipenkova, Viktor Antipenkova, Jermy Anton, Brita Arendt, Benjamin...
Altrusa Service Club Elects New Two-Year Director
Byline: Lyn Woodrum Congratulations to Lani Allanson-Donoho who was recently elected a two year director for the Altrusa International Club of Elgin Inc. Altrusa is a service club for executive and professional women. Also, congratulations to Alice...
Art on the Prairie Festival Harvests Suburban Talent
Byline: Kelly Womer Daily Herald Correspondent Since World War II, John Sweemer has made his living as an artist, taking on commercial assignments and building up a long list of clients. These days, he's settling back to paint watercolor portraits...
Auctioneers Strive to Make Speedy Sales
Byline: Christine Tatum Daily Herald Staff Writer There's this silly little exercise Hoffman Estates Village Manager Peter Burchard does that he prefers other people didn't know too much about. "A big brown bug bit a big brown bear, a big brown...
Battle for Upscale Mall Begins Hundereds Sweat out Details of Proposed Shopping Center
Byline: Michelle Martin Daily Herald Staff Writer A capacity crowd filled the Barrington High School auditorium Monday night, but they weren't there to see the summer musical. More than 740 people turned out to hear the plans of a Michigan-based...
Bere Takes Steps toward Return
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS - Jason Bere probably worked up a better sweat as a kid playing catch with his father, but that doesn't diminish the importance of the physical activity the White Sox' ailing right-hander...
Burger, Pilgrim in Scramble to Start
Byline: John Mullin Daily Herald Sports Writer The Bears do not say they won't miss right guard Jay Leeuwenburg, who signed with the Indianapolis Colts this offseason, but.... "The bottom line," coach Dave Wannstedt said, "is that a year ago...
Butler Welcomes Battle with Challenger Huerta
Byline: John Mullin Daily Herald Sports Writer Monday's practice for most of the Bears was a light workout - shorts and helmets, no pads, rookies and selected veterans only. But there was nothing light about the day for Kevin Butler. Nor did...
Camp Aims to Fill Void for Some Kids
Byline: Alysia Tate Daily Herald Staff Writer Organizers of an annual summer camp say they hope to fill a void for Palatine Township children in an unincorporated area that lacks parks and playgrounds. They're also hoping more area residents...
Carpentersville Woman Killed as Gravel Truck Plows into Car
Byline: Ray Minor Daily Herald Staff Writer One of the Fox Valley's most dangerous intersections claimed another victim Monday. An elderly Carpentersville woman died in a morning crash when she turned in front of an on-coming gravel truck on...
Castillo, Cubs Find Perfect Foil in Bottom-Feeding Pirates
Byline: Barry Rozner Daily Herald Sports Writer On a day that began with much ado about nothing and ended with even less, Mark Grace summed it up better than anyone. "As Bear Bryant used to say," Grace said, "when all is said and done, there'll...
Catering Carts' Offerings Cool Any Summer Event
Byline: Kim Mikus Robert Quattrocchi has a love for the game of golf, but his business allows him very little time to get out on the course. The Schaumburg man's company, Carts of Chicago Catering Inc., primarily does all of its business during...
Centenarian Honored at Surprise Gala Longtime Lake Zurich Resident, Village Share 100th Birthdays
Byline: Timothy S. Rooney Daily Herald Staff Writer Pink and white balloons adorning the recreation room of Lexington Health Care Center in Lake Zurich complimented the centenarian they were there to honor. Dressed in a soft pink pantsuit and...
Children's Museum Next Stop for Park District
Byline: Helena Effgen Fabulous summer activities for kids of all ages are conveniently found at the Oak Brook Park District. A day trip to the DuPage Children's Museum is always a treat. The museum, run by the Wheaton Park District, is a hands-on...
Cigar's Gone, but Arlington Stakes Schedule Still Smoking
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer Cigar has left town but Arlington International Racecourse's stakes schedule will still be smoking this weekend. This Sunday is Arlington Summerfest, a newly created day which will feature three...
Complaints in Elgin Sway Developer
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer A group of northeast side Elgin residents gained a victory of sorts Monday night when the developers of a strip shopping center agreed to revamp their plans after residents protested its unimaginative...
Couple Can Turn Closets into a Clutter-Free Zone
Byline: Kim Mikus "Don't clean your closets" is a request John Springston asks of his customers. The new business owner said it's necessary for him to see his clients mess. Springston and his wife, Linnea, are in the business of organizing...
Crete Artist Hits Jackpot Again with Ancient Pottery Art Form
Byline: Bob Smith Daily Herald Staff Writer The last time Phil Mundt displayed his contemporary ceramics here, he took Best of Show at the Naperville Woman's Club Art Fair. That was four years ago. This weekend Mundt returned for a second shot....
Crosby's Walks Prove Valuable as WW South Beats West Chicago
Byline: Chris Wolak Daily Herald Correspondent West Chicago wasn't going to let Kelly Crosby beat them. But in the end, the Wheaton Warrenville South slugger did it anyway. Even though he never swung the bat. Crosby - an all-state selection...
Customized Learning Center Finds Room at Former Inn
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer When the Judson College building addition is complete it will serve, in part, as a new home for adult programs. The Customized Learning Center will be housed in the former Elgin Inn along with additional...
Daily Record
DUI Report A listing from the Illinois Secretary of State of drivers licenses that have been revoked or suspended for DUI convictions during the week ending June 8. Some revocations or suspensions are later rescinded; such actions are indicated....
Dealer Hopes Motorists Get Charge out of Trans2
Byline: Schmitt & Culloton If an electric car can look friendly, the trans2 does. Its curved, bubble-like appearance and colorful look attracted attention at the Western Open at Cog Hill in Lemont, said Peter Rood, vice president of sales...
Des Plaines Car Dealer May Get Parking Waiver
Byline: Bill O'Brien Daily Herald Staff Writer Some Des Plaines officials Monday said certain issues, even laws, can be overlooked when the circumstances call for it. That's particularly true when it comes to allowing Park-Plaines Chevrolet Geo...
Disease Does Not Stop This Teen from Doing Anything
Byline: Wallace & Culloton Nineteen-year-old Jenny Friedman is an extraordinary person who wants an ordinary life. Friedman, who has Down syndrome and lives at Little City Foundation in Palatine, is one of five students in the Chicago area...
Dist. 23 OKs Bus for St. Alphonsus
Byline: Dwayne T. Wong Daily Herald Staff Writer Prospect Heights Elementary District 23 officials have granted a request by St. Alphonsus Liquori School to provide additional bus service for their students. In a 6-0 vote, with board member William...
District 128 May Chart Attendance for All Periods
Byline: C. L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer The information age is putting Libertyville High School back into the habit of taking student attendance for the new school year. The high school program and personnel committee Monday night agreed...
D.O.L.L.S. Get 5th Straight Regional Bid
Byline: Dave Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer Talk about a reprieve. The Downers D.O.L.L.S. have been granted a second life in the girls 18-and-under Amateur Softball Association tournament. Despite not finishing among the required top eight...
Drunkbusters Program Helps Keep Roads Safe
Byline: Joel Palmer Daily Herald Staff Writer The TV series "Save Our Streets" will tell how Roselle's police department combats drunken driving, but it also will show viewers how they can get involved. The Drunkbusters program, run by the Schaumburg-based...
DuPage Collegians
DePauw University Several DuPage collegians have been named to the dean's list at DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind. They include Lorin Elizabeth Welch of Wayne, Gabriel Franklin Hatfield of Glen Ellyn and Melissa Louise Larmon of Wheaton....
DuPage Plan Would Revoke Sheriff's Panel's Hiring Duties
Byline: Robert McCoppin Daily Herald Staff Writer DuPage County's personnel department would take over screening people applying for the job of sheriff's deputies under a proposal presented Monday to help fill gaps on the force. The plan calls...
Editorials
McDome is far from a done deal Just days before the Chicago Bears line up for their first practice of the new season, the debate over a home for the team is back. Team officials said late last week that, after further review, they think they...
E. Dundee Seeks Compliance of Lawn Watering Restrictions
Byline: Chris Fusco Daily Herald Staff Writer East Dundee trustees are taking a small water conservation step that they hope will make a big impact on their village. The village is enforcing voluntary outdoor watering restrictions for the first...
Electronic Mail System Connects Buffalo Grove, Residents
Byline: Bob McKee Daily Herald Staff Writer It's like having a 24-hour drive-up service window. The days of waiting for regular business hours to ask an official a question or complain about a problem is over for Buffalo Grove residents because...
Fest Begins Friday at Meadowdale
Byline: Kristie Benedik The annual Meadowdale Summer Fest is taking place this Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20, at Meadowdale Shopping Center on Route 25. Most of the activities start at 10 a.m. both days and last until closing time, depending...
Fire District Officials Speak out against Annexation Plans
Byline: Sandra Del Re Daily Herald Staff Writer In an effort they claim will round out village boundaries to the north, Palatine's planning, building and zoning committee publicly discussed plans to forcibly annex a portion of the Capri Village...
Fires Prompt Hanover Police, Residents to Start Watch Program
Byline: Alicia Rioseco Daily Herald Staff Writer Hanover Park police are working with Nautilus Lane residents to establish a Neighborhood Watch program in the wake of two fires. Police, who believe both fires were deliberately set, and residents...
For These Teachers, Science Is Golden
Byline: Deborah Johnson Daily Herald Staff Writer Imagine a group of grown men and women squatting and pretending to forage for worms like birds. No, they're not candidates for the funny farm. They're teachers. And they're trying out an experiment...
Frangiamore Hurls Cary-Grove Past Grayslake in 1st-Round Win
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent Cary-Grove survived some base running follies and ended up having the last laugh by defeating Grayslake 5-1 in the opener of the summer league tournament. The Trojans (11-4-1) host the Antioch-Marian...
Friends, Fans Remember Norton Kovar, Carpentersville's Resident Clown
Byline: Melissa Ramsdell Daily Herald Staff Writer When the Meadowdale Shopping Center's Summer Fest opens this weekend, there won't be as many smiling faces. The Carpentersville man better known as Scampy the Clown, who entertained children...
Glen Ellyn Party Looks to Fill Its Slate for Village Elections
Byline: Hilary Shenfeld Daily Herald Staff Writer The Glen Ellyn Civic Betterment Party is looking for a few good men and women who want to serve in eight village positions. The non-partisan party, which slates candidates for offices in Glen...
Golf Tourney to Tee-Up Parking Laws
Byline: Chris Heidenrich Daily Herald Staff Writer Parking will be prohibited next week on several Hawthorn Woods, Lake County and state roads for a tournament at Kemper Lakes Golf club in Long Grove. The temporary restrictions will be enacted...
Hanover Park Gets Park Board Backing in Legal Reform War
Byline: Alicia Rioseco Daily Herald Staff Writer Hanover Park Park District commissioners know they could just as easily be in the village's shoes: struggling to pay a $6.75 million lawsuit. On Monday, they joined the village's fight, via resolution,...
Hoffman Board's Actions Signal an Increase in Traffic
Byline: Christine Tatum Daily Herald Staff Writer A traffic light to be installed at the intersection of Greenspoint Parkway, Higgins and Shoe Factory roads is the latest signal that Hoffman Estates is making way for big business, Village Manager...
Hoffman Estates Holds off Larkin
Byline: Brian Pitts Daily Herald Correspondent Hoffman Estates got over the proverbial hump Monday, advancing to the second round of the IHSBCA state summer baseball playoffs for the first time in the last few years with a 4-2 win over Larkin. ...
Honor Roll
Buffalo Grove High School Buffalo Grove High School announces its second semester honor rolls for the 1995-96 school year. A Honor Roll Seniors: Matthew J. Albanese, Jamie L. Anderson, David W. Ausbrook, Laura M. Barwig, Matthew C. Beecher,...
Honor Roll
College of DuPage The following area students qualified for the academic honors list at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn. Addison: Scott J. Albert, Julie L. Anderson, Dale L. Andrekus, Nick T. Andrews, Antonino Anzelmo, Rebecca A. Arnold,...
Improved Relationship between Police, Community Aids Investigation
Byline: Alysia Tate Daily Herald Staff Writer Cecelia Cappelen, who manages East Park Apartments in Rolling Meadows, remembers a time when residents feared and avoided police. But the nearby shooting of a man at the hands of a police officer...
Indicted Investment Broker's Furlough from Jail Ends with Additional Charges
Byline: James Kimberly Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer Indicted investment broker David E. Freitag was back in the McHenry County jail Monday after authorities filed deceptive practices charges against him. Two felony deceptive practices charges...
It's Time for Bears Fans to Get Tough on Crime
Byline: Mike Imrem Here's a suggestion, Bears fans. If you really want to help your team have a winning season, maybe even a playoff season, maybe even a ... anyway, start writing letters. This Michael Irvin thing is bigger than the war on...
Jubilee Dance's Calendar to Be Some 75 Years Old
Byline: Kathy Kueker It's time to cut a rug, bob your hair and grab your tails. The Roaring '20s are back in style. At least they will be for the gala dinner dance, which will be held Aug. 10 as part of Winfield's Jubilee Celebration. You'll...
Kane Fair Returns to Roots Organizers out to Lure Back Farmers for Livestock Competition with Prizes
Byline: Allison Kaplan Daily Herald Staff Writer Few people living in Kane County today have the time or desire to knit afghans to display at the county fair. Not a whole lot more are rearing pigs in their back yards for competition. Times are...
Kiss Reunion a Love Fest for Fortysomething Fans
Byline: Dan Kening Daily Herald Music Critic Okay, so as an event it wasn't quite on a par with a reunion of John, Paul, George and Ringo. But the reunion of original Kiss members Gene, Paul, Ace and Peter at the Rosemont Horizon was reason enough...
Lake County Doctors, Shelter Team Up to Reach out to Domestic Abuse Victims
Byline: Chris Heidenrich Daily Herald Staff Writer Women living with domestic violence can now obtain information on social service agencies through doctors' offices in Lake County. Through a partnership between A Safe Place, a shelter in Lake...
Lake Zurich Breaks Ground for Public Works Building
Byline: Timothy S. Rooney Daily Herald Staff Writer The official announcement to unify the Lake Zurich Public Works Department, scattered by the 1980s growth explosion, came at a groundbreaking ceremony Monday. Nearly 50 officials, employees,...
Lions Urge Putting for Charity
Byline: Alyce Bartlett Hey, all you golf fanatics and golfer wannabes, here's a dream come true. No tee time reservation is needed, and the cost is only $5 to play. Don't pinch yourself too hard, because it's all true at the West Chicago Lions'...
Lisle Considers Rezoning Land to Allow Self-Storage Facility
Byline: Deborah Pankey Daily Herald Staff Writer Climate-controlled rooms. Carpeting. Security cameras. Those are some of the selling points representatives of The Lock Up are touting to convince Lisle officials to approve plans for a storage...
Lisle Intersection to Draw Watchful Eye from Police
Byline: Deborah Pankey Daily Herald Staff Writer Cars traveling through the intersection of Hitchcock and Center avenues in Lisle will be monitored for speed in the coming weeks to determine if a stop sign is warranted. Resident Ed Scott, 5036...
Lisle Mother Willing to Go to Jail in Visitation Battle
Byline: Deedra Lawhead Daily Herald Staff Writer Lisle mother Kathy Marshall said she was ready to go to jail Monday - as her oldest daughter did in a visitation dispute with Marshall's ex-husband. But that's one step the acrimonious custody...
Lombard Ready to Hear Opinions on Land Plans
Byline: Kristy Kennedy Daily Herald Staff Writer Lombard residents tonight are invited to offer their two cents on a land plan addressing issues such as development of the Bethany Seminary property. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. at Lombard Elementary...
Long Grove Man Pleads Guilty to Injuring Officer, Avoids Hate Crime Trial
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer A Long Grove man pleaded guilty Monday to injuring a Lake County sheriff's deputy during a brawl but avoided going to trial on hate crime charges stemming from the incident. Kenneth Niebuhr,...
Look out below! Correction Hits Market
Byline: Mark Le Bien and David Roeder Daily Herald Business Writers The carnage continues. Stocks were mauled again Monday as Wall Street's worries about corporate earnings and higher interest rates showed no signs of letting up. The Dow Jones...
Marlins Talking Trade with Cubs
Byline: Barry Rozner Daily Herald Sports Writer While the usual round of bar-room trade rumors soared through the airwaves and stadiums like so much clutter and clatter Monday, the only interesting conversations the Cubs were having occurred at...
McCaskill Can't Solve Sox' No. 5 Spot Woes
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS - There's always the four-man rotation. Maybe it's time to give Scott Ruffcorn another call. How about a trade? Get well soon, Jason Bere. Actually, the White Sox are a team...
Mundelein Magic Extends to Summer
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent Never say die was visiting Mundelein's motto Monday at Lake Zurich in the opening round of the IHSBCA state summer league baseball playoffs. The 10th-seeded Mustangs trailed the No. 7 Bears 6-2...
Mundelein Picks Consultant for Downtown Study
Byline: Robin Mohr Daily Herald Staff Writer Think "downtown Mundelein" and you're likely to draw a blank, or at best only conjure up a small segment of the village's many commercial hubs. The area typically defined as the downtown stretches...
Names Give Number of Descriptions of Lakes
Byline: Linda Fischer Officially, Lake No. 1 and its companion bodies of water have new names, even though those numbers will be hard to dismiss from the conversation of longtime village residents. Through a contest run by the Jaycees in conjunction...
Naperville Prepares to Unveil Asphalt Skating Rink for In-Line Craze
Byline: Lorilyn Rackl Daily Herald Staff Writer Swimmers have Centennial Beach. Baseball players and soccer aficionados have a slew of fields to choose from. But when it comes to practicing their sport, in-line skaters pretty much have their...
N. Chicago High School Called Diamond in Rough
Byline: Mohr & Waller When North Chicago Community High School was built in 1953, it was built as a premier facility. The 220,000-square-foot building doesn't have quite the flair of famous public schools, like those in Chicago designed by...
Neighbors Say Parking Too Tight for Pizzeria, Too
Byline: Robert C. Herguth Daily Herald Staff Writer A pizzeria is a step closer to opening in downtown Arlington Heights after the village board tentatively approved development plans on Monday. But the move only came after village officials...
New 90-Day Policy Not Necessarily Sign of a Completed Deal
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer Although they say a proposed regional sports complex is far from a done deal, Prospect Heights city officials want to "cover all bases" in case redevelopment displaces some residential property. ...
New Court a Sure Way to Collect Those Fines
Byline: Bill Granger Hearing officers already oversee many little courts in Chicago and there will be more of them. Last week, the city council voted to set up more hearing courts presided over by officers paid by the hour to handle municipal...
No One Ever Said the Life of a Queen Would Be Easy
Byline: Stacy St. Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer It's tough being queen. The rhinestone tiara needs to shine, the royal hand must wave, and the toothy smile has to flash. The job becomes even more difficult when her highness reigns as DuPage...
Now That the School Year Is over, the Real Work Can Begin
Byline: Edman, Nickerson & Johnson Classes are over. Students are, in most cases, nowhere near school. So, exactly what happens in those buildings between June and August? There's probably a lot more going on than the average person knows....
Oakbrook Terrace Asks State for Rte. 83 Ramp Guard Rails
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer Oakbrook Terrace officials are working to improve the safety of an area where a mother and child were critically injured last week in a minivan crash. Recently appointed Oakbrook Terrace Police...
Obituaries
Crystal E. Stocks Services for Crystal E. Stocks, of Elmhurst, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at Ahlgrim Funeral Home, Ltd., 567 S. Spring Road, Elmhurst. She was born in Kirklin, Indiana. She died Saturday, July 13, at Elmhurst...
Off-Campus Lunch Request Still Cooking in Dist. 203
Byline: Deborah Johnson Daily Herald Staff Writer The Naperville Unit District 203 School Board Monday voted down a proposal that would have allowed off-campus lunch for qualified seniors this coming school year. But that doesn't mean the issue...
On the Path to Recovery Marionjoy Hospital's Annual Golf Outing Lets Therapy Patients Take New Shot at Life
Byline: Jeff Hodson Daily Herald Staff Writer Rafael Guzman and David Shissler had little in common until tragedy brought them together. Rafael hardly ever touched a golf ball. David, on the other hand, lived on the links and dreamed of turning...
Parents Give Dist. 300 High Marks in Survey
Byline: Mask & Minor It looks like St. Charles Unit District 300 is doing something right. A survey tracking the feelings of parents who have children in the district indicated that 91 percent of them are satisfied with the district and the...
Pet Animals, Play Hoops at Upcoming ItascaFest
Byline: Bev Moretti There will be something for everyone at the Itasca Lions Club's annual ItascaFest. The festival runs from 6 to 11 p.m. Thursday, 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, noon to midnight Saturday and noon to 11 p.m. Sunday at Washington...
Planned Senior Home in Wheaton Moves Closer to Approval
Byline: Mike Burke Daily Herald Staff Writer A proposed senior citizen apartment complex in Wheaton is on its way toward approval, despite some disagreement over whether the site is appropriate. The majority of Wheaton City Council members are...
Plans for Odlum Park Gaining Momentum
The Roselle Park District finally has taken possession of Odlum Park from Pasquinelli Development Group. The park, on the northwest side of Roselle near the Schaumburg train station, will feature a baseball and soccer field and playground equipment....
Railroad Days Receipts, Serenity Please Organizers
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer The weather was beautiful, the crowds were well-behaved, and the cash registers rang noisily. That, in a nutshell, is the immediate post-mortem on Railroad Days in West Chicago. The 23rd annual...
Real Estate Transfers
BUFFALO GROVE Recent Vernon Township property transfers. $393,550, 2961 Kingston Drive, Carl T. and Diane B. Douglas. $383,750, 654 Raintree Court, Steven and Caroline Frank. $346,070, 3130 Indian Creek Drive, Edward M. and Gayl S. Walder....
Referendum on Expansion of Dist. 73 Likely
Byline: Mark Spencer Daily Herald Staff Writer A referendum next spring to finance a new school and possible additions to current buildings seems likely in Hawthorn Elementary District 73. With kids from development of the Cuneo Estate joining...
Residents Living in Historic Sites May Save Some Money
Byline: Sheri Buttstadt Elgin residents who own and occupy a certified historic residence may be eligible for a Property Tax Assessment Freeze. Gifford Park Association's Education committee has arranged for Mike Ward, a Local Government Services...
Residents Open Fund to Help Thornrose
Byline: Chris Fusco Daily Herald Staff Writer If you vowed to help Lake in the Hills' village president pay her health insurance debt, two village residents want you to put your money where your mouth is. Helen Jost and Judy Wilczynski announced...
Re-Throning the King Execs Hope Merger Will Boost Old Style's Sales
Byline: David Roeder Daily Herald Business Writer Before Coors migrated east and Samuel Adams was known in these parts, before Miller poured in marketing dollars from Milwaukee and Anheuser-Busch from St. Louis, Old Style was the Chicago area's...
Roselle Public Library Prepares for Renovations
Byline: Joel Palmer Daily Herald Staff Writer The quiet of the Roselle Public Library soon will be interrupted by the sounds of work crews. The library is closing in on the start of its $1.1 million renovation and expansion that will be the biggest...
Roselle Resident Gets Caught in the Web
Byline: Threse Bonnan Rich Karpinski is a Roselle resident weaving his way through the World Wide Web. While the Internet with its Web sites and Web pages may seem like a foreign world to many of us, Karpinski is right at home as the online editor...
Rotary Club Lends a Hand to Group That Helps Kids
Byline: Vicki Sebela Once again, the devoted members of the Wheaton Noon Rotary Club have made a difference. Roy Krueger, on behalf of the Club Philanthropy Committee, presented a check for $500 to the DuPage Chapter of Court Appointed Special...
Schaumburg May Use Agency to Collect Ambulance Charges
Byline: Bill Cole Daily Herald Staff Writer If a Schaumburg ambulance takes you to the hospital, at some point you get a bill for $50 if you're a resident and $100 if you're not. But some people refuse to pay and aren't pressured much to do so....
Sidewalk-Blocking Decision Delayed
Byline: Bill O'Brien Daily Herald Staff Writer Elk Grove Village officials have delayed a decision on the controversial issue of allowing cars to block sidewalks while parked in driveways. The issue is a hardship for nearly everybody, because...
Silos to Be Dismantled for Repairs
Byline: Sandra Del Re Daily Herald Staff Writer Repairs to the historic and delicate Inverness silos - which date back to the pre-Capone era - are expected to begin soon. Officials have agreed to hire The Pacynas Designers-Builders of Deerfield...
Skaters May Be in Line for New Rink
Byline: Joel Palmer Daily Herald Staff Writer You've heard of killing two birds with one stone. Well, the Roselle Park District board is hoping an idea it has could kill three. The board is pondering a project to fill in the pool at Kennedy Park...
Stevenson High Board Fills Post of Departing Principal
Byline: Mark Spencer Daily Herald Staff Writer Stevenson High School Principal Timothy Berkey will not return to the school this fall after accepting a principal's post in his home state of Ohio. Berkey and his wife, Betsy, had a long-distance...