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 June 6, 1997

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1997 All-Area Roster
Player School Pos. Year Christy Barna Lake Zurich GK Soph. Rebecca Bleyer Grayslake F Jr. Kelly Cole Stevenson F Jr. Tiffany DeClark Stevenson MF Fr. Kim Doetzel Barrington...
1997 All-DuPage Girls Soccer Team
Byline: Kevin Schmit Jeanine Fredrick WW South The Tigers' senior goalkeeper was a mainstay guarding the net since midway through her freshman year. She compiled a career goals against average of .72 per game, while notching 35 shutouts. This...
1997 All-DuPage Roster
First team Name School Pos. Yr. Jeanine Fredrick WW South GK Sr. Katie Kovatch Glenbard West Def. Jr. Brooke Bell WW South Mid. Sr. Stacy Berry Waubonsie...
[1] Obituaries
Robert A. Carlson Services for Robert A. Carlson, 53, of Elk Grove Village for 14 years, formerly of Rolling Meadows, will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road (three blocks south of Biesterfield Road),...
[2] Obituaries
Geraldine R. Bolain Prayers for Geraldine R. Bolain, (nee Annen), 80, of Arlington Heights, will be said at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Lauterburg & Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Hwy., Arlington Heights. Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St....
Algonquin Ready to Sink or Swim Town Leaders Want to Operate New Pool Instead of Park District
Byline: Arthur Kane Daily Herald Staff Writer When Highland Park residents wanted a pool, the park district and the city decided to work together. The city provided the money and the park district volunteered to operate the pool and use the proceeds...
All-Area Girls Soccer Team
Melissa Barr Dundee-Crown Dundee-Crown coach James Tohme summed it up briefly. "Melissa Barr is obviously a leader." he said. The junior sweeper took all her team's goal kicks, all the direct kicks and was captain for the Chargers in her second...
All for One and One for All Get Your Metal, Funk and Even a Dose of Dead-Style Noodling, Because This Summer More Acts Than Ever Are Touring Together
Byline: Mark Guarino Daily Herald Music Critic Bundle up. That's how the summer concert season seems to be shaping up this year. Music fans no longer have to make countless trips to the sheds to see their favorite bands. Now, they can pick a day...
Antique Guide Publishers Turn Project into Career
Byline: Kim Mikus What started as a one-time project has developed into a 29-year business for an Arlington Heights couple. Irene and Cecil Taylor have served as publishers of an antique guide for nearly three decades. In 1968, the couple...
Arbor Hills Is Indicative of Algonquin's Growth Spurt
Byline: Beth Gorr Daily Herald Correspondent - Price range: $220,000 to $500,000 - Age of homes: 1 to 3 years old - Schools: Neubert Elementary, Westfield Middle and Jacobs High schools in Dundee Unit District 300 - Parks: Dundee Park District...
Area AAU Girls Basketball Teams Continue Success with State Titles
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Correspondent The Illinois Hustle AAU program enjoyed great success last season with two teams participating in national tournaments and one winning a national championship. So far this season, that success has...
A Revealing Look at Marriage
Byline: Dann Gire Daily Herald Film Critic "Bliss" * 1/2 Written and directed by Lance Young. Produced by Allyn Stewart. A Triumph Films release. Rated R (sexual situations, language). 98 minutes. At the Fine Arts Theatres, Chicago. Cast:...
Arlington Swimmers Shine in Opening Meets
The Arlington Alligators swim team sent members to two locations over the Memorial Day weekend to compete in their first meets of the season. A group of 12-and-under swimmers traveled to nearby Barrington for a one-day short course (25-yard) meet....
As 'Soon' as You Can, Go out and Get Lollipop Factory's Latest
Byline: Adam Webb Teen music reviewer Lollipop Factory "Soon" (Big Rigg Records) * * * * Listen twice. That's all it takes to become addicted to the smooth gliding riffs, bubble gum pop lyrics and the gentle calm that is "Soon," the masterpiece...
Barrington Brings Contrast in Styles Wauconda Faces Enrollment Battle against Playoff-Savvy Broncos
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer For different reasons, the Class AA Barrington sectional features a pair of David vs. Goliath matchups. The win totals are similar between Wauconda (27-8) and Barrington (27-11) in Saturday's...
Barrington Sectional Features Contrasts in Style - and Size
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer For different reasons, the Class AA Barrington sectional features a pair of David vs. Goliath matchups. The win totals are similar between Wauconda (27-8) and Barrington (27-11) in Saturday's...
Barrington Seniors Are Ready to Take on New Experiences
Byline: Michelle Martin Daily Herald Staff Writer It's May, and the seniors at Barrington High School are already gone. Gone in spirit, that is, if not yet in body. Students have been finding out since late fall where they would attend college,...
Barrington's JV Fillies Set School Standard with 25 Wins
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent Barrington's softball program took a shot in the arm with the junior varsity team's success. "This was the winningest JV team ever in school history," said coach Joe Sanchez, whose team finished...
Baseball Game Comes First for Wauconda Graduates
Byline: Chris Heidenrich Daily Herald Staff Writer Wauconda High School has struck out in its attempt to change the time of Saturday's state sectional baseball game so the team's 14 seniors can graduate with their class. School officials, parents...
Basketball Accident Didn't Keep This Senior on the Bench
Byline: C.L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer Probably one of the most difficult lessons in life is learning that not even a 17- or 18-year-old is invincible. Libertyville High School senior Emily Borg learned that lesson early and in a frightening...
Belmont Ave. Fair Promises Crowds, Tunes, Hot Times
Byline: Kristin Larson Daily Herald Staff Writer For starters: If big crowds, lots of music and free samples of Tabasco sauce spell a hot, romantic date to you, we've got the plan. We're talking about a summer street fair. We just hope the weather...
Benet Seniors Saw the Best, Worst of Times Crash Overshadows Fond Memories
Byline: Deborah Pankey Daily Herald Staff Writer There have been homecoming dances and football victory parties and class trips to Washington, D.C. But what seniors at Benet Academy say they'll remember most about their final year hardly qualifies...
'Beyond the Delta' Grant Park's Gone to the Blues
Byline: Mark Guarino Daily Herald Music Critic The Scoop - What: 14th Annual Chicago Blues Fest - Where: Grant Park - When: 1 to 9 p.m. Friday, noon to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday - Tickets: Free Chicago is indeed the place that commercialized...
Bike Trail Opens Connecting Prairie Path, Great Western
Byline: John Chase Daily Herald Staff Writer Once they were grand railroad lines connecting the ends of DuPage County and beyond. But over the years, with the diminishing importance of the railroad, the connection broke. The railroad spikes were...
Buckle Up. . . It's Takeoff Time! 'Con Air' Is Chock-Full of Cocky Charcters, but It's Still a Fun Summer Action Flick
Byline: Dann Gire Daily Herald Film Critic "Con Air" * * * Written by Scott Rosenberg. Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. Directed by Simon West. A Touchstone Pictures release. Rated R (violence, language) Cast: Cameron Poe Nicolas Cage...
'Buddy' a Friendly Film for Kids
Byline: Dann Gire Daily Herald Film Critic "Buddy" * 1/2 Screenplay by Caroline Thompson, based on the book "Animals Are My Hobby," by Gertrude Davies Lintz. Produced by Steve Nicolaides and Fred Fuchs. Directed by Caroline Thompson. A Columbia...
Bulls Know Their Task Gets Tougher on Road Tonight
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer The NBA Finals move from the UC to the DC, and they enter an entirely different world. The Utah Jazz finds itself in an 0-2 hole in the best-of-seven series with the Bulls, but there is little talk...
Cable Competition Talks Continue in Schaumburg
Byline: Kristy Kennedy Daily Herald Staff Writer Cable provider TCI's franchise agreement with Schaumburg probably will have to be extended again before a deal can be reached to bring cable TV competition to the village, officials said Thursday....
Calculating Volunteer Keeps Wheels Turning at Senior Center
Byline: Allison Kaplan Daily Herald Staff Writer Les Whalen decided to visit Elgin's Senior Service Associates one day about 10 years ago for some free advice on filing taxes. He ended up providing the lessons - that year and every year since....
Career Paths Less Traveled Five Graduates Show There's Lots of Options
Byline: Joel Palmer Daily Herald Staff Writer It's the time of year again when thousands of high school seniors go through the rite of passage known as graduation. After the last diploma is handed out, the last graduation cap thrown and the last...
Cary-Grove Lives Up to Expectations Burlington Central Clinches Tie for Big Northern Crown
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent The outlook for the 1997 season from the start was bright, and Cary-Grove's sophomore softball team lived up to it. The Trojans finished 22-9, 16-5 and tied for second in the Fox Valley Conference....
Cary-Grove Seniors Enjoy Whirlwind of Activities
Byline: Bill Cole Daily Herald Staff Writer What type of year was it for Cary-Grove High School's seniors? It was the year of football's "Super Fans." It was a 22-and-6 season for the girls basketball team and 20-2-1 year for the girls soccer...
Central's Class of '97 Stepped Up as Leaders, Set Spirited Tone for School
Byline: Allison Kaplan Daily Herald Staff Writer Perhaps it is their small-town upbringing, but the graduating seniors of Central High School in rural Plato Township are extremely modest. Dan Klein of Burlington, for one, lists his high school...
Change in Policy Leaves Seniors at Addison Trail Feeling Shafted
Byline: Stacy St. Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer They call it "The Big Shaft." After years of letting seniors leave early, Addison Trail High School changed its policy and required most students to carry a full course load. The decision stripped...
Changes, Creates New Loyola Tradition
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent Nearly every graduating high school class reflects on their four- year journey about this time. But for the 1997 class at Loyola Academy in Wilmette, the journey is more than a metaphor. It all...
Check Park's Schedule of Summer Programs
Byline: Sharon Kissane South Barrington Park Director Kathy Piersburg advises parents to check out the park district schedule which is crammed with summer activities, and to sign up soon as programs are rapidly being filled. An interesting program...
'Chico' Leaves the Sidelines - for Now
Byline: Bob Frisk Asst. Managing Editor/Sports I usually don't care what people call me as long as they're not too hostile. "Bob." "Robert." "Mr. Frisk." However, there's one greeting that always makes me cringe a little. "Hey, Bobby!"...
Church Leaders Back St. Walter's Expansion Plans
Byline: Joel Palmer Daily Herald Staff Writer The Diocese of Joliet has given its blessing to the proposed $6.5 million expansion of St. Walter Catholic Church and School in Roselle. St. Walter's pastor, the Rev. Francis McDonald, said Thursday...
City Council Notes
Contract paves way for new parking lot The Wheaton Public Library will get a new parking lot this summer at a cost of nearly $400,000. The Wheaton City Council this week approved a contract with Chicagoland Paving Contractors Inc. of Carpentersville...
Class Paves the Way to School's First Graduation
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer All 15 students in the Westminster Christian High School Class of 1997 are making history. They are the first graduates of the Elgin school. It was founded in 1978 with 24 students in kindergarten...
Close-Knit Palatine Seniors Graduate with Fond Memories in Mind
Byline: Larry Smith Daily Herald Staff Writer When the class of 1997 leaves the doors of Palatine High School for the last time, it will be a much closer group than when it first walked into the building. As with most high school classes, the...
Club Gives Bike Riders Chance to Hit the Trail Together
Byline: AbScalf Daily Herald Staff Writer With the warm weather finally here, more people can be seen bringing out their bicycles to ride along neighborhood streets and forest preserve trails. The Bicycle Club of Lake County takes that desire...
Conant's Programs Produce Finishes of First, Second in Division Races
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent "They had a fantastic season," said Conant JV coach Karol Hanusiak about the Mid-Suburban League South Division champ. "They all grew a lot." Allison Hlavacek (13 wins, 105 strikeouts) and Laura...
Conservationists Plan Trail at Wetland in Island Lake
Byline: Chris Heidenrich Daily Herald Staff Writer A trail is planned for nearly 17 acres of wetlands next to Cotton Creek School in Island Lake that the Wauconda Unit School District 118 plans to give away later this month. Capping two years...
Contract Conjecture a Distraction
Byline: Bill Wennington SALT LAKE CITY - This week, we spent more time answering questions about the contract situations of coach Phil Jackson and Michael Jordan than we did about the Utah Jazz. Perhaps that distraction helped take some pressure...
Contrasting Graduations in Elgin Feel Similar
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer Seniors take first step toward future at 2 Elgin schools Students from two Elgin High Schools graduated Thursday. More than 500 earned diplomas from Elgin High School, while 15 graduates comprised...
Contrasts Abound in Barrington Sectional
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer For different reasons, the Class AA Barrington sectional features a pair of David vs. Goliath matchups. The win totals are similar between Wauconda (27-8) and Barrington (27-11) in Saturday's...
Coroner's Jury Rules Woman Died from Smoking Cocaine
Byline: John Chase Daily Herald Staff Writer Lisa Colaizzi died mysteriously. Just over two months ago, police found the 33-year-old paralegal and law student lying face down outside a Villa Park apartment complex. She was bruised, screaming...
Cougars Rally in 9th, Beat Timber Rattlers in 10
Byline: Mike Considine Daily Herald Correspondent When Kane County's back was against the wall Thursday, a pair of unlikely heroes delivered. Larry Glozier, a .151 hitter came through with a bases-loaded single in the 10th inning to lift the...
Cougars Roar Loud and Proud with This Year's Senior Class
Byline: Bill O'Brien Daily Herald Staff Writer This year's Conant High School graduating class has given the terms "school spirit" and "school pride" a whole new meaning, many seniors said. Those qualities have emanated from spending much time...
Council Head Gives Students Credit for Intense School Spirit in 1996-97
Byline: Arthur Kane Daily Herald Staff Writer The 1996-97 school year at Jacobs High School was the year of school spirit. "This year the school was much more unified and there was a stronger bond between the students," Student Council President...
Covering Preps Can Be Delicate Issue
Byline: Jim Wojciechowski Like yours, my job is about making decisions. Which angle to pursue. Who to interview. How best to tell the story - word by word. Some of the decisions are particularly important because they have to do with how they'll...
Cubs' Schedule Takes a Big Step Up in Quality; Sandberg Hot
Byline: Barry Rozner Daily Herald Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA - OK, that was the easy part. Now the trouble begins. The Cubs ended the softest part of their schedule Thursday night with a devastating, 9-8, 10-inning loss to the Phillies at...
Daily Record
A compilation of DuPage County Circuit Court proceedings of May 9-15. Felonies - Scott T. Barnes, 25, 943 Concord Court, Carol Stream. Unauthorized possession of title, registration, license plates, etc: case dropped. - Michael R. Broome,...
Daniels Insists He's Ready for School Compromise It's Up to Edgar to Devise Finance Plane, He Says
Byline: Madeleine Doubek Daily Herald Political Editor The GOP family feud continues. House Republican Leader Lee A. Daniels fired several verbal flares toward his own party's governor Thursday while insisting he is ready to compromise on a school...
DaSilva Assigned to Kansas City
St. Viator product Nino DaSilva has found a home in Major League Soccer. DaSilva, earlier named the high school player of the year, has been assigned to the Kansas City Wiz as part of the league's Project-40 plan. Project-40 is the MLS' effort...
Despite a Rough Start, Class Pulls Together in the End
Byline: Bob McKee Daily Herald Staff Writer Kameron Jackson says the 1996-97 school year taught everyone at Buffalo Grove High School something. And the learning wasn't all done in the classroom. It came after more than a dozen students were...
Despite Injury, Barrington's Doetzel Triumphs
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent How do you beat a team that has had your team's number seemingly since from the beginning of time? By wanting it even more than they do. Barrington striker Kim Doetzel knew that, and she showed...
Despite Injury, Doetzel Still an Inspiration to All
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent How do you beat a team that has had your team's number seemingly since from the beginning of time? By wanting it even more than they do. Barrington striker Kim Doetzel knew that, and she showed...
Despite Strong Direction, Acting, a Weak Script Cracks Otherwise Solid 'Away'
Byline: Jack Helbig Daily Herald Correspondent "Away" - Mini-review: Brilliant direction and casting can't redeem Australian's fizzle of a script - Location: Northlight Theatre at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 N. Skokie...
Des Plaines Tables Proposal to Tighten Pawn Shop Rules
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer A proposal that pawnshops and secondhand stores should hold items for a month will have to wait for two months. Aldermen returned two ordinances that would have tightened the city's regulation of such...
Dist. 220 Caucus Pumps Life into Board Race 14 Potential Candidates Surface, 5 Endorsed
Byline: Michelle Martin Daily Herald Staff Writer A newly revived caucus wanted to generate some interest in the local school board race in Barrington. They wound up attracting 14 potential candidates and endorsed five. After years of dormancy,...
Dist. 93 Plans to Add Safety Features to Its Mobile Classrooms
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer Mobile classrooms at Heritage Lakes Elementary School will be more visible, have exterior lights and possibly include a video camera. That's the verdict after numerous meetings of school officials...
Dog Bites off Nose of Carpentersville Boy
Byline: Rob Olmstead Daily Herald Staff Writer A dog named Simba bit off a 7-year-old Carpentersville boy's nose Thursday, authorities and neighbors said. Anthony Payne, of 1851 Endicott Circle, was rushed to Sherman Hospital for plastic surgery...
Downtown Downers Grove Is Downright Attractive
Byline: Sherry Giewald Daily Herald Correspondent - Price range: $150,000 to $500,000 - Age of homes: 100 years old and less - Schools: Whittier, Pierce Downer or Hillcrest Elementary and Herrick Junior High schools in Downers Grove Elementary...
Driscoll Makes Its Pitch
Byline: Joe Bush Daily Herald Sports Writer Sometimes when you've got nothing to lose, you rarely do. Such is the case of Driscoll's pitching staff, a collection of characters which wasn't expected to do more this season than hang on until the...
Driscoll Makes Its Pitch Highlanders Hurlers Not to Be Overlooked
Byline: Joe Bush Daily Herald Sports Writer Sometimes when you've got nothing to lose, you rarely do. Such is the case of Driscoll's pitching staff, a collection of characters which wasn't expected to do more this season than hang on until the...
Driscoll's Senior Class Set, Met Big Goals
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Staff Writer On a bitter cold January morning, several Driscoll Catholic High School seniors got up early. They had something important to do. No school was planned that day, but they gotten out of bed just...
Editorials
Even in Europe, school rules apply What was supposed to be an exciting cultural event for students turned about to be an excruciating experience for their teachers and their school district. Two teachers were fired by DuPage High School District...
Elgin High Graduates Speak of Finding Success
The following is the text of speeches given by three graduating students during Elgin High School's commencement Thursday night: As I stand here, looking out at my graduating class, I see faces I've known, and faces I'll never know. Some of you...
Extracurricular Activities Provide Different Take on Learning Process
Byline: Melissa Ramsdell Daily Herald Staff Writer Last November, Dundee-Crown High School student Pete Rodriguez spent his afternoons pounding election signs into the ground and handing out campaign literature. During the fall election, Dundee...
Famous Visitors, Prank among Highlights, Lowlights at Elgin
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer To say that the senior class at Elgin High School had a whirlwind final year is a bit of an understatement. After all, in the course of one school year, Elgin High seniors managed to pack in a visit...
Fenton's Class of '97 Didn't Let Reputation Hold It Back
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Staff Writer School books and homework aside, some Fenton High School graduates say they've learned important lessons about life not found on the pages in their text. The students, who come from Bensenville...
Few Left Fighting in Playoffs
Byline: Joe Bush SPRINGFIELD - We started with 27 teams, and now there are three. Driscoll (30-7) is set to claim two titles: the program's third Class A crown of the 1990s - to go with its 1991 third-place - and Class A Team of the 90s. In...
Fire District Officials Discover They Might Be $250,000 Richer
Byline: Timothy S. Rooney Daily Herald Staff Writer A state grant could help pay the cost of Lake Zurich's newest fire station. The new north side station at the intersection of Old McHenry and Fairfield roads, was nearly ready for use. But word...
Fixing Up Mr. Fix-It If Dad Is a Real Tool Man, Do We Have Some Gadgets for You
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Real Estate Writer If we can believe Sears, what Dad wants for Father's Day are tools and other items of this genre that help him keep his title as "family handyman." Now the giant retailer did not make this...
Flowering Trees to Symbolize Senseless Deaths of Two Teens
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer The flowering crab trees will be most beautiful in early spring when they unfurl branches of soft, white flowers. But those who plant the two trees at Reed-Keppler Park in West Chicago Saturday...
Foo Fighters' Second Album Shows off the Band's True 'Colors'
Byline: Mark Guarino Daily Herald Music Critic Foo Fighters, "The Colour And The Shape," (Roswell) * * * * Simply put, Foo Fighters have become a great band with this second album. While their first was mainly a Dave Grohl solo project with...
Football Players Pick Up Ball after Death of Friend
Byline: Christie Hart Daily Herald Staff Writer Jim Still always will remember this year's Super Bowl. He and his brother, Jeff, had great seats for the game. They saw a lifelong friend play for the winning team and went with him to a post-game...
Forgotten Litter to Cost Crew Day of Dirty Labor Volunteers to Don Gloves for DuPage River Sweep
Byline: John Chase Daily Herald Staff Writer The list reads like something found in a junkyard: 46 shopping carts, dozens of old lawnmowers, pieces of lawn furniture, several rolls of carpeting, a telephone booth and a change machine. But these...
Fox Valley Business
Byline: Kim Mikus Hank Jacoby believes that a golf course should never appear crowded. After all, golf is an expensive game. The Wauconda man realizes that slow-moving courses are one of the biggest obstacles for golfers. He also believes...
From the Armed Services
Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Timothy D. Waugh, son of Barbara E. Waugh of Hanover Park, recently departed on a six-month deployment to the Persian Gulf aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald. Waugh is one of more than 300 Sailors...
Further Success on Horizon for Motivated Graduates
Byline: Chris Heidenrich Daily Herald Staff Writer Wauconda High School senior Ray Porten describes this school year as packed with achievements, activities and camaraderie. "We are pretty successful as a class, I think," Porten said. Those...
Game Is Incident-Free, but Sox Miss Chance to Sweep Indians
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer CLEVELAND - The White Sox played just about perfect baseball in the first two games of their series against the Indians. And it showed. They beat the Indians 9-5 on Tuesday and 9-4 on Wednesday....
Get Your Basic '21' Strategy Down Pat, Then Work Your Way Up from There
Byline: Fred Renzy Daily Herald Correspondent Every so often I receive a query from a reader who is looking for an easy way to improve his or her "21" game. As with any competitive game, that would depend upon how well you currently play. If...
Glendale Hts. Orders Builder to Correct Long List of Problems
Byline: S.A. Mawhorr Daily Herald Staff Writer Alarmed by reports of repeated gas line ruptures, Glendale Heights officials are threatening to stop work on houses along Burdette Avenue. "This is a safety concern," village Trustee Charles Wheeler...
Gotta Dance! Joffrey Ballet Founder Recalls the Early Days of What Is Now an Arts Institution
Byline: Ruth Silverman Daily Herald Correspondent Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino teamed up for the first time more than 40 years ago when they were training with Mary Ann Wells at the Women's University Club in Seattle. Arpino was 19 when he...
Green Oaks Welcomes Funds for Tri-State Tollway Barrier
Byline: C. L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer The village of Green Oaks could be on its way to having a noise barrier wall along the Tri-State Tollway because of $400,000 included in the state budget. "We have been trying to get something through...
Griffin's Soulful Folk Music with Honest, Bare-All Lyrics
Byline: Mark Guarino Daily Herald Music Critic The Scoop - What: Patty Griffin - Where: Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport, Chicago - When: 8 p.m. tonight - Tickets: $10 Call (312) 559-1212 Patty Griffin's songs ache and not necessarily...
Hartsburg Says Hawks Aren't Far Away from Winning Cup Coach Gets Two-Year Contract Extension
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer Armed with a new two-year contract extension that will keep him coaching the Blackhawks through the 1999-2000 season, Craig Hartsburg says it's time to get down to serious business. Like winning...
Hersey Seniors Ease into End of Year
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer With her "Hersey Tennis" sweatshirt, her hair shaved close on the sides and even an ID that claims she's older than she really is, Selma Kurtagic seems to blend seamlessly with her peers at school....
He Turned to Drugs and Crime, and Now He's Graduating
Byline: Chrystal Caruthers Daily Herald Staff Writer Eighteen-year-old James Anderson is a "daddy's boy." He's also a former drug user, gang-banger and juvenile delinquent. He is an atypical Glenbard West High School senior looking forward...
High-Achieving Class Ready for New Challenges
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer For Lindsey Farella, graduation isn't so much the end of high school as the beginning of a busy summer. The Elk Grove High School senior is already preparing for the U.S. Nationals in Nashville, Tenn.,...
Hinsdale Central Prevails over Prank
Byline: Deborah Johnson Daily Herald Staff Writer The football field fiasco. It's the one thing Alyssa Lawton guarantees her classmates will talk about at future reunions. Someone - officials never found out who - used kerosene to burn obscenities...
Hoffman Found the Right Cast
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer Hoffman Estates wasn't going to win a Class AA state track and field trophy without Pierre Leinbach. But Leinbach alone wasn't going to get the Hawks a trophy, either. Leinbach was the focal...
Hoop Dreams Raise Prospect Spirit, Unity
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer There are plenty of interesting stories to tell about Prospect High School's Class of 1997. Get a group of seniors together, like Katie Lyons, Jenny Morrison, Melanie Hoffman and Kate Whalen, and...
How to Stop Jordan? Put Sloan in Uniform
Byline: Mike Imrem SALT LAKE CITY - Jerry Sloan might be ready to resort to a last resort against Michael Jordan. Like assigning one of the most contentious defensive off-guards in NBA history to cover the most competitive offensive off-guards...
Huntley Made the Best of Bad, Good Times
Byline: Rob Olmstead Daily Herald Staff Writer The seniors of Huntley High School could sum up the year in one sentence. In fact, they did when they picked their motto for the year. "With every ending, there is a brand new beginning." Nowhere...
Hustle Back on Track with State Titles; 17-and-Under Group Makes Nationals
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Correspondent The Illinois Hustle AAU program enjoyed great success last season with two teams participating in national tournaments and one winning a national championship. So far this season, that success has...
IHSA Seeds Come Up Smelling Sweet
Byline: Mike Considine Daily Herald Correspondent The IHSA seeding committee does a painstaking job with the unenviable task of putting the state's top players into brackets. The proof is in this year's state singles and doubles finalists. State...