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 March 7, 1998

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Purdue Left Standing after Battle vs. Indiana
Byline: Mark Alesia Daily Herald Sports Feature Writer This is why you have a conference tournament, why you let there be a third game between old rivals, why you do it in Chicago and fill the United Center. It could have been the familiar partisan...
Purim Combines Humor with Disclosure
Byline: Rabbi Nancy Rita Myers is with Temple Chai, Long Grove. A myriad of colorful costumes fills the sanctuary. Yelling, whistling, and the cranking of groggers continually puncture all religious decorum. Ironically, instead of the service deteriorating,...
Redhawks Survive Hilltoppers Push
Byline: John Lemon Daily Herald Correspondent For the last month Naperville Central has had March 10 circled on its calendar. For 24 minutes Friday, Glenbard West looked like it was going to make the date meaningless. March 10, next Tuesday,...
Residents Bid on St. Charles Auction Proceeds Go to Neighborhood Revitalization Program
Byline: Jennifer Taylor Daily Herald Staff Writer A 1959 Fair Lady Schwinn, an autographed photo of Tiger Woods and a set of kitchen knives don't have much in common except they were among scores of items more than 350 St. Charles residents were...
Rocky Start to Hockey Suits Young Players
Byline: Ben Ochoa Daily Herald Correspondent There's no time for loitering at Rocky Hockey. The class at Seven Bridges Ice Arena in Woodridge teaches basic hockey skills to children as young as 4 years old. In order to learn to play hockey, the...
Rosary Golfer Stencel Named All-American
Byline: Daily Herald Reports As a freshman at Rosary High School, Krystyn Stencel attended the IHSA girls state golf tournament to see what it was like, and came away impressed with the trophies of all things. At that point, she decided to take...
Roselle's Shirl's Drive-In Sold but Name Will Live on after 40 Years, Owners Ring Up Last Customers
Byline: Mike Burke Daily Herald Staff Writer Shirl's Drive-In, a longtime fixture in downtown Roselle, has been sold for only the second time in its illustrious history. After nearly 40 years in the restaurant business, owners Marion and Victor...
Schaumburg Dominates Two Age Groups in Chicagoland Meet
The 13-14 girls and senior boys swept all events as the Schaumburg Park District Barracuda swim team swept all events at the Chicagoland "A" Conference swim meet held on Feb. 22. The relay combination of Brenda Banning, Brittany Maher, Sandy Gould...
Schaumburg Man Recognized for Life-Saving Rescue
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer Like most people who perform noble deeds, Tom Fredrickson doesn't consider himself a hero. But the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission begs to differ. The commission has awarded the Schaumburg man...
Scouts Finally Changing with Times, Atheist Says
Byline: Alysia Tate Daily Herald Staff Writer To Buffalo Grove atheist Rob Sherman, changes in the Boy Scouts of America's Explorer programs signal an open door for tolerance. He sued the organization last year after his 15-year-old son, Ricky,...
Selecting an Upscale House in the North Suburbs
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Real Estate Writer Upscale attached homes are available in the North suburbs. Deerfield Cormandel from Optima, Inc. offers town houses, condominiums and single-family homes. Priced from $134,442 to $332,000,...
S. Elgin May Join Municipalities Offering Choice of Cable Systems
Byline: Heather Ryndak Daily Herald Staff Writer Paying more and getting less is what the village of South Elgin is hoping to eliminate for the town's cable subscribers. To do that, the village may become the tenth municipality in the Chicago...
Seniors Set Sights on Bigger Goal
Byline: Dave Hess Daily Herald Correspondent Eric Dodson had a double agenda. The St. Charles senior forward wanted to prolong his own high school career along with extending the coaching career of Ron Johnson. Both Dodson and Johnson live...
State EPA May Drop Action against Concrete Plant for Safety Measures
Byline: Chris Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency says it might drop plans to seek enforcement against a Rolling Meadows concrete plant if owners agree to some added safety precautions. Joan Muraro, a...
St. Charles Gets Up to Speed in Second Half to Pull Away Saints Down Glenbard S. to Make Semifinals
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Sports Writer It took one half of basketball to bring St. Charles back to reality. There was no stalling, no standing around for minutes at a time, none of the slow-down stuff the Saints were forced into playing...
St. Charles Solves Glenbard South
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Sports Writer Maybe Glenbard South's Arian Rios shouldn't have started so quickly. Once St. Charles found a way to stop him the tides turned quickly. It was real up-and-down-the-court basketball Friday night...
Stumped by the Need for a Sump? Pump Backup May Bail You Out
Byline: Arlene Arends Daily Herald Correspondent You've never owned a house with a basement in it. But now you're the proud owner of not only a basement, but a sump pump and a sump pump pit. You worry about the stories you've heard about sump...
TCI Customers Get Nice Surprise: No Price Increase
Byline: Lorilyn Rackl Daily Herald Staff Writer TCI customers in the Northwest suburbs will be spared a rate hike this year, bucking the trend in the cable industry to annually jack up prices three and four times the rate of inflation. Price...
Temple Chai to Celebrate Purim with Noisy Fun
Byline: Joanmarie Wermes Daily Herald Correspondent Noisemakers will drown out the name of an Old Testament tyrant every time the vizier is mentioned during a reading of the Book of Esther. Stomping feet and groggers (noisemakers) will be used...
Three New Restaurants Signed for Rolling Meadows Location
Byline: Elisabeth Carrel Daily Herald Staff Writer Rolling Meadows residents will have three new fast-food options at their fingertips when PJW Investment Inc.'s new retail building is complete. Three tenants already have signed leases: Popeye's...
Top Squads Aim for Clean Routine That Sticks Mental Toughness Important to Cheer Squads Vying for State Title
Byline: Kendra L. Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer Perhaps more than anything, self-confidence could determine which cheerleading squad will place first in state competition this weekend in Normal. Squads have spent countless hours after school...
Tulley's 37-Point Outburst Leads Boylan Past Cary-Grove
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent ROCKFORD - Damir Krupalija is Rockford Boylan's marquee player. He has signed to play at Illinois next year and was named third team all-state. But 5-foot-8 junior Joe Tulley stole the show Friday....
Valiant Larkin Finally Succumbs to Fremd's Defensive Pressure
Byline: Howard Schlossberg Daily Herald Correspondent If Fremd plays defense the way it did in winning a Class AA regional title Friday night, there's no telling how far the Vikings can go. Fremd mixed two presses and the clutch shooting of Eddie...
Warren Reaches the End of the Line Waukegan's Zone Proves Too Much for Blue Devils
Byline: Rusty Silber Daily Herald Correspondent The game was billed as a big battle on the court between rivals Warren and Waukegan. And this was one game that lived up to its billing. Warren entered with an edge after winning the last three...
Watchdog Group: New Fire Station in Inverness Will Raise Some Taxes
Byline: Sandra Del Re Daily Herald Staff Writer The Northwest Tax Watch group is planning to voice opposition to the construction of a new fire station in Inverness, its president said. Mary Jedzinek, president of the watchdog group, said she...
W. Aurora Squashes W. Chicago
Byline: Lee Diekemper Daily Herald Correspondent The final buzzer sounded at precisely 8:54 p.m. but the clock had already struck midnight for West Chicago. The Wildcats' run as Cinderella came to an end after two games Friday as West Chicago,...
West Aurora Overwhelms West Chicago Blackhawks' Defense Stymies Wildcats in Lopsided Outcome
Byline: Lee Diekemper Daily Herald Correspondent The final buzzer sounded at precisely 8:54 p.m. but the clock had already struck midnight for West Chicago. The Wildcats' run as Cinderella came to an end after two games Friday as West Chicago,...
West Suburbs Attract Buyers with Upscale Attached Houses
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Real Estate Writer Upscale attached homes are popular in the West suburbs. Addison Being developed by Sundance Homes, Georgian Court offers 38 town houses priced from $149,990 to $169,990. Four multilevel...
When the Doctor Isn't in, a Nurse Is On-Call to Field Parents' Questions
Byline: Kelly Caccamo Daily Herald Staff Writer Remember the old scenario? Your child gets sick in the middle of the night and you phone the pediatrician's answering service. Then you wait for the doctor to call you back. But what if you...
Wide Selection of Lofts and Town Houses Found in Chicago
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Real Estate Writer Chicago lofts and town houses provide a wide range of purchase prices. The 601 Condominiums of Lake Meadows is the first home ownership opportunity at Lake Meadows, the nation's first major...
Winfield Rejects Proposal for Adult-Business Zone
Byline: Kevin Barrett Daily Herald Staff Writer A proposal to establish an area for adult entertainment businesses was rejected this week by the Winfield village board. Under pressure from residents worried that such a zone would attract unwanted...
Winners Named in 13th Annual 'Jazz in the Meadows'
Byline: Freida Gad Daily Herald Staff Writer Rolling Meadows High School has announced the winners in its 13th annual "Jazz in the Meadows," the largest high school jazz education festival held in the Midwest. Each year, jazz lovers thrill to...
Wolves Rely on Foundation for Success
Byline: Brian Pitts Daily Herald Correspondent Much like building a new home, putting together a hockey team with a strong foundation is the best way to weather any storm. When it comes to assembling a sturdy hockey team, Long Beach Ice Dogs coach...
Work on I-290 Bridge to Mean Closing of St. Charles Road Ramp
Byline: Vince Galloro Daily Herald Staff Writer Villa Park residents who travel on the Eisenhower Expressway may be finding it a bit tougher to get home these days. That's because the ramp from I-290 west to the westbound lanes of St. Charles...