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 February 18, 1998

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2nd-Degree Murder Conviction Sits Well with Bloomingdale Man
Byline: Robert McCoppin Daily Herald Staff Writer When a judge pronounced him guilty of murder Tuesday, Corey L. Woodard nodded affirmatively and turned to smile at his family. Woodard's conviction for second-degree murder could save him from...
8th-Graders Getting Ready for New Millennium Students Discover New Way to Learn
Byline: Christie Hart Daily Herald Staff Writer Their name: The Kennedy Junior High School Star Team. Their mission: To prepare themselves for the unknown, to change the way teachers approach their lessons, to reconnect mankind. It sounds...
Abandoned Well House Subject of Palatine Lawsuit
Byline: Sandra Del Re Daily Herald Staff Writer The Cunningham Courts Townhome Homeowner's Association is suing the village of Palatine, alleging it let a well and pump house become "unsafe" and fall into disrepair. In a lawsuit filed in Cook...
About Half of Peacock Students Know Harassment Victims
More than half of Peacock Junior High seventh-graders say they know someone who has been sexually harassed, according to a recent survey. The poll, which questioned students in the sixth and seventh grades, showed 52 percent of seventh-graders know...
Algonquin Makes Land Available for New Library Building
Byline: Amy Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer The only thing standing between the Algonquin area and a new library is the $10.4 million price tag. The Algonquin village board put the second to last piece of the puzzle in place Tuesday when it...
'A Miracle Worker' under the Hood
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Streamwood Park District officials are marveling over the work done by staff mechanic Franco Campanella, who took the park district's old Ford Ranger and made it look like a brand new car. "The man's a miracle worker,"...
Archbishop Asks Deacon to Vatican as His Guest
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer Giulio Camerini practically glows with enthusiasm. He doesn't need to explain; his computer screen saver does the job for him. "Rome, here I come, with the Lord!" rolls across the screen. ...
Band Pepped Up for Basketball Finals
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer Local basketball fans may notice the Geneva High School pep band is playing with a bit more zip during the next few games. That's because the student musicians are feeling some of the frenzy of...
Bank Plans Might Be Means to Same End
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer A pair of approaches toward resolving the seemingly never-ending saga of a former bank building in downtown Elgin could end up with more or less the same results. Kane County Board Chairman Mike McCoy...
Barnard's 16-Footer Sends Hinsdale Central Past Oak Park
Byline: Dave Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer Laura Barnard did what a certain No. 23 has made a career doing. She bailed out her team with a game-winning shot. Barnard hit a 16-footer with 2.2 seconds left to lift No. 3 seed Hinsdale Central...
Bartlett Family Celebrates Girl's Birthday, Recovery
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer At times last summer, Nick and Teresa Cosentino weren't sure if their daughter, Jessica, would be alive for her fourth birthday. The Bartlett girl had been run over by a neighbor's four-wheel-drive...
Bartlett High Teacher Plans to Challenge Firing by Board's Firing
Byline: Heather Ryndak Daily Herald Staff Writer A former lawyer and high school teacher will appeal his dismissal from Elgin Area Unit District 46 over "inappropriate physical misconduct" to the state within the next eight days. And despite...
Bartlett Trustees Vote for Water, Sewer Rate Hike
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer Water and sewer rates are going up this year in Bartlett. The Bartlett village board voted 5-1 Tuesday to increase rates, starting May 1. For most Bartlett residents, it will mean an increase...
Baseball Registration Means Spring Can't Be Far Off
Byline: D. G. Schumacher A sure sign of spring, registration is coming up Sunday and Monday for the Gagewood Lions baseball program. And Bob Wolff of Grayslake is looking forward to a second season for the Colt team, for boys ages 15 and 16....
Batavia Library Picks Board Member with Referendum Expertise
Byline: Terri Tabor Daily Herald Staff Writer Having been through a library referendum already, T.J. Vaughan of Batavia knows exactly what lies ahead for the Batavia Public Library. And that's why the former president of the West Chicago Public...
Bears Sign DT Wells to 5-Year Deal
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer The Bears made free-agent defensive tackle Mike Wells an offer during his Tuesday afternoon visit that the defensive tackle considered "not serious." But late Tuesday night the Bears gave the fifth-year...
Belle in Camp, Sends a Positive Message
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer TUCSON, Ariz. - With position players scheduled to officially join pitchers and catchers in the White Sox' spring-training camp tomorrow, Jerry Manuel can really start spreading his message. It's...
Benet Bounces Geneva Again
Byline: Dan Franch Daily Herald Correspondent Geneva has to figure out a way to avoid Benet in the first round of the state playoffs. The 14th-seeded Vikings (13-14) kept close in the first quarter before succumbing to the third-seeded Redwings...
Board Bans Left Turns from Sleepy Hollow Road to Rt. 72
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer After more than two years of debate, Sleepy Hollow has officially banned left turns onto Route 72 from Sleepy Hollow Road. Village trustees voted 4-1 Monday to approve the ban, which will go into...
Bowlers to Beach Themselves for Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Byline: Ivy Bartholomew Daily Herald Staff Writer How would you like to spend the weekend in the Caribbean? Or maybe just one day? You could lounge beneath a palm tree, wear a straw hat and a lei and listen to soothing tropical music all day. ...
Buffalo Grove Votes to Allow Eagle Store into Town Center
Byline: Shamus Toomey Daily Herald Staff Writer With protesters on hand, the Buffalo Grove village board voted Tuesday night to allow a 24-hour discount grocery store to become an anchor in the town's lagging town center. The move to allow construction...
Bulls Show They're Still Boss
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer Scottie Pippen, who has seen a lot of basketball games, managed to analyze Tuesday night's matchup with the Indiana Pacers before the first dribble. "We have to let them know we are still at the...
Burlington Central Rebounds with 44-25 Rout of Johnsburg
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Sports Writer If ever a team needed to win a game, Burlington Central did on Tuesday night. And if ever a team showed just how focused it is on keeping a good season on the right track, the Rockets did that, too....
Can Barrington Venture Take a Hint?
Byline: Bill O'Brien Barrington Venture LLC, developer of the proposed senior living project, should take a hint from St. Anne Catholic Church concerning its expansion plans, one village official said. The church recently presented to the plan...
Caray's Family Gathers; Prognosis ... 'Is Poor'
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer Beloved Cubs announcer Harry Caray's chances for a full recovery from his latest hospitalization are not good, said a family spokesman Tuesday. Family gathered around the legendary sportscaster as...
Carmel Bows out against Waukegan
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Sometimes, you just run into a team that's on a serious roll. That was the problem for Carmel against Waukegan in the first round of the Warren Class AA girls basketball sectional on Tuesday. The sixth-seeded Bulldogs,...
Carol Stream May Not Hitch Ride on County Taxi Plan
Byline: S.A. Mawhorr Daily Herald Staff Writer Carol Stream trustees aren't sure if a proposed county plan to subsidize taxi rides is a good deal for village residents. Trustees on Monday night talked about joining in the program being organized...
City Decides Time Is Right to Discuss Code of Ethics
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Staff Writer What constitutes ethical conduct for elected city officials is a question about to be explored by the Wood Dale City Council. Leaders talked casually about adopting a code of ethics 3 1/2 years...
Commercial Work Sparks Growth, Move for Sherman
Byline: Allison Kaplan Sherman Mechanical's impending move from Crystal Lake to a new facility in Cary is really the culmination of a make- over that began when Dave Kerrigan bought the company 10 years ago. It's difficult to step in as president...
Commitment to Single IBM Line Sets Computer Consultant Apart
Byline: Anne Schmitt Daily Herald Business Writer Business profile Name: Stewart Booden, president and co-founder Age: 34 Business: Aspen Consulting Inc., 2550 Golf Road, Suite 100, Rolling Meadows. The company sells and installs IBM R/S...
Complacency Not a Concern for Illini vs. Northwestern
Byline: Bob Logan Daily Herald Sports Writer CHAMPAIGN - Illinois coach Lon Kruger knows Illini fans already have put tonight's Assembly Hall game (Ch. 62, 7 p.m.) with downtrodden Northwestern in the win column. If his players show up with that...
Concrete Plant Faces Environmental Violations Notices
Byline: Chris Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer Employees at a Rolling Meadows concrete plant knew about a May 27, 1997, sulfuric acid spill into a storm water system that leads to Salt Creek, but they never reported it to the Illinois Environmental...
Cooper Parents Complain about Transfers
Byline: Dwayne T. Wong Daily Herald Staff Writer Some parents of Cooper Middle School students on Tuesday night criticized the possible transfer of seven teachers next year. About 60 parents met with Wheeling Township Elementary District 21 Superintendent...
Correction
Some ingredients were omitted from the Neuchatel Fondue recipe in the Feb. 11 edition of Food Plus. Here is the corrected recipe. Neuchatel Fondue 1/2 clove garlic 1 pound Gruyere cheese 8 ounces Emmentaler cheese 1 1/2 cups...
Council Sidesteps Stance on Dist. 220 Referendum
Byline: Bill O'Brien Daily Herald Staff Writer If you're looking for an endorsement of the Barrington school district's latest referendum drive, don't look for it from the area's seven village presidents. One their own, one or two may publicly...
County Wants a Say in Huntley Plans Kane Planners Not Eager to Let Land South of I-90 Turn Commercial
Byline: Amy E. Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer Huntley's efforts to expand its commercial area southwest of Interstate 90 are being met with some resistance by Kane County. At a hearing Tuesday, Huntley officials asked the Northeastern Illinois...
Cubs Have Traffic Jam in '98 Outfield
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer MESA, Ariz. - The Cubs have a crowd in the outfield, and somebody is going to be left out. With 22 or 23 roster spots already set, one of the remaining question marks is a backup left fielder. ...
Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Heat Up Radio Waves - and Each Other
Byline: Madeleine Doubek Daily Herald Political Editor Democratic gubernatorial candidates began to slice and dice each other a bit Tuesday night as they carved out differences on schools, guns, toll roads and abortion in their first broadcast debate....
Despite Legal Haggling, Money Still Rules
Byline: Chris Clair If the city of Rolling Meadows winds up going to court over billboards on Donald J. Shoemaker's Route 53 frontage property, it won't be the first time. On Jan. 10, the Rolling Meadows city council told Shoemaker if he wants...
Des Plaines Gives TCI More Time - Again, as the Two Work out Deal
Byline: Carrie Herschman Daily Herald Staff Writer History is repeating itself: For the fourth time Tuesday, the Des Plaines City Council voted 6-1 to extend its franchise agreement with TCI for another six months. And the relationship between...
Diamond Lake Considers Adding Mobile Classrooms
Byline: Russell Lissau Daily Herald Staff Writer Students at West Oak Middle School and Fairhaven School could be attending classes in mobile trailers next year. Tuesday night, Diamond Lake School District officials discussed putting one trailer...
Disney Race No Problem for Long Grove Runner
Byline: Bruce Pecho Last week, I told you about Steve Skora, who raced through the Gates of Hell cheered on by Hades, Pain and Panic in the 5th Annual Walt Disney World Marathon presented by Foot Locker. But wouldn't you know, another local runner...
Disney World a Piece of Cake for Veteran Runner
Byline: Bruce Pecho Last week, I told you about Paul Gonzalez who raced through the Gates of Hell cheered on by Hades, Pain and Panic in the Fifth Annual Walt Disney World Marathon presented by Foot Locker. But wouldn't you know, another local...
Disney World Trip a Wish Come True for Girl
Byline: Chris Heidenrich Daily Herald Staff Writer On Saturday, 6-year-old Alexandria Paris of Wauconda will trade Lake County's stormy, cold weather for the sun and fun of Disney World. However, the trip means more to Alex than a chance to escape...
Dist. 7 Board Hopefuls Explain Their Views on Zoning, Gas Taxes
Both candidates running in the Republican primary for the District 7 county board race have differing opinions on several issues. Incumbent Al Westerman, 49, of Waukegan is halfway through his first term on the county board. Challenger Mark Ratfelders,...
Docents Give Kid's-Eye View of Life on Farm
Byline: Rachel Baruch Yackley When you enter the 1843 Durant House Museum, you're greeted by the wonderful scent of burning wood and drying herbs. You also are welcomed by a volunteer, perhaps a school-aged girl or boy. These youngsters are the...
Donations Rolling in for KidsWorld Playground
Byline: S.A. Mawhorr Daily Herald Staff Writer The Carol Stream Park District recently donated $15,000 to a community effort to build a large, imaginative playground at Armstrong Park. The playground, known as KidsWorld, will measure about 13,000...
East Dundee Seals Deal on Bonds to Help Area Firm
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer East Dundee trustees have signed a deal to help a Carpentersville business obtain more than $3 million to expand and create 150 jobs. The deal trustees approved Monday authorizes the sale of up...
East Dundee Sidewalk Project Falling through the Cracks
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer East Dundee's Barrington Avenue reconstruction project has hit another snag: this one blocking the village from building sidewalks on the north side of the road until the rest of the project is complete....
Edgar's Last Budget Packs in Perks for Pet Projects Observers Say Governor Acting More like Incumbent Yearning for Re-Election Than Retirement
Byline: Don Thompson Daily Herald State Government Writer SPRINGFIELD - Gov. Jim Edgar may be a lame duck but he's spent the last week hobbling all over the state parceling out pork-barrel projects with the abandon of an incumbent seeking re-election....
Editorials
Size disparity is a highway hazard Sport-utility vehicles seem to be all over the roads these days. They're especially popular in the suburbs, where everyone, it seems, wants to project a sporty, outdoorsy image. The vehicles are practical, too....
Elgin Boys, Girls Club Bursting at the Seams
Byline: Brad Hahn Daily Herald Staff Writer At a time when Elgin is looking for ways to fight gangs, a program aimed at keeping kids out of trouble likely will ask for help with a $2 million expansion. The Elgin Boys and Girls Club, a service...
Elgin Schools Choose New Principals from within Own Ranks
Byline: Kendra L. Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer Elgin Area Unit District 46 filled three of the nine principals' jobs available for the 1998-99 school year Tuesday. An assistant principal at Canton Middle School for the past four years,...
Elk Grove Village's Petri Is with an 'I'
Byline: Tim Rooney Elk Grove Village Trustee James P. Petri has been around politics for more than 20 years and you would think people would get his name straight after this long. It's Petri with the "i" pronounced as a long I, not two long E's....
Emotional 5 Days for Rockets Are Now Best Put in the Past
Byline: John Radtke Anyone who has watched Dave Gilliland coach the Burlington Central boys basketball team the past 11 years knows the Rockets coach wears his emotions on his sleeve. Gilliland has always been animated. He's always been one of...
Exhibit Spotlights Young Artists' Work
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent Daniel Lobraco, 17, of Arlington Heights, never thought much about sculpture as a means of expression. That is, before he started high school. But ever since he tried his hand at sculpting...
Ex-Park Commissioner Charged with Theft, Misconduct
Byline: Steve Warmbir Daily Herald Staff Writer As his home heads to the auction block and creditors nip at his heels, a South Barrington man was charged Tuesday with stealing about $9,800 from his park district while he was park board treasurer....
Falde Runs and Rallies His Troops for Charity
Byline: Bruce Pecho Last week I told you about Steven Haas, who raced through the Gates of Hell cheered on by Hades, Pain and Panic in the fifth annual Walt Disney World Marathon presented by Foot Locker. But wouldn't you know, another local...
Family Honors Special Wishes of the 'Ice Cream Man'
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer Joe K. Anderson's favorites - Oreo shakes, the Big Joe and turtle sundaes - flowed freely at Colonial Cafe Tuesday afternoon. The "ice cream man" wouldn't have had it any other way. Family and...
Family's Classic Car Replicas Something You Can Bank On
Byline: Meta L. Levin Daily Herald Correspondent Not long ago Liberty Classics Inc. received a telephone call from a man who once owned a 1940 Ford. "He just found one of ours with I think a Pepsi logo on the side," said Eric Stoneman, one of...
Focus of Race Shifts to Candidates' Trips
Byline: Kristy Kennedy Daily Herald Staff Writer The postcard reads: "Mike Formento sends you greetings from Miami." It's a memento from Formento's 1994 bid for the Illinois Senate against incumbent Beverly Fawell, who put out the mailing. It...
Food for Thought
A better weigh If you're still trying hard to keep that resolution to lose weight, pick up a copy of Healthy Weigh recipe newsletter for some tips and inspiration. Published by registered dietitian Karen Lux, Healthy Weigh features menu plans,...
For Openers, 'Closer' Has the Cast, but Falls Short When It Comes to Writers
Byline: Ted Cox TV/radio columnist In the TV world, midseason arrives a little later than usual this year. Must be El Nino again. Make that El Nino combined with the Winter Olympics. With the major networks figuring that CBS had a lock on...
Fox River Grove Memorial $4,500 Closer to Reality
Byline: Stephanie McClelland Daily Herald Staff Writer The Fox River Grove Memorial Pavilion's Valentine's Dance raised another $4,500 for a planned community center. The multi-purpose center is being built in memory of the seven Cary-Grove High...
From the Armed Services
Scott R. Kee, Winfield Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Scott R. Kee, the son of Larry and Pat Kee of Winfield, is assigned to Navy Mobile Construction Battalion Three as a Navy Seabee. The battalion has tackled a variety of world-wide missions ranging...
Gadgets Galore from Filters to Frothers, New Housewares Products Promise Convenience
Byline: Deborah Pankey Daily Herald Food Editor Elmer Fudd sandwich cookers, cappuccino froth makers, kitchen tongs with locking handles that won't spring out of the drawer and attack you. Table top spice grinders, electric grills for indoor cooking...
Gaming Board Rejects Application for Lake County Riverboat Plan
Byline: Robert C. Herguth Daily Herald Staff Writer A plan to bring a riverboat casino to Lake County was dealt a blow Tuesday when the Illinois Gaming Board refused to move forward on a license application from would-be developers. "We have...
Geneva Twp. Sets Railport Meeting Trustees, Residents to Hear Union Pacific Plans for 350-Acre Facility
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer Geneva Township officials want to make sure residents know what is involved in the DuPage Airport's intermodal railport project. To give residents a chance to learn more about the facility slated...
Girls Grab 3 Tough Wins with Aggressive Defense
The DuPage Bulls sixth-grade girls basketball team went 3-2 in five recent games in the Neuqua Valley league. The first game was against the Knicks from St. Peter's. After building an early lead, the Bulls fell victim to aggressive defense and lost...
Glendale Heights Policemen in Right Places at Right Times Quick Thinking Makes the Difference in 2 Residents' Lives
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer Police are supposed to "protect and serve," but a trio of Glendale Heights officers took that motto to a whole new level. They served two residents by saving their lives. Patrolman Roger Nott...
Good Morning!
THE BRIEFS Elgin theater group's play begins its run this weekend The Elgin Community Theatre will present "Noises Off," the second production of its 47th season. The play is about an English theater troupe producing a comedy. Performances will...
Good Morning, Algonquin, Huntley and Lake in the Hills!
THE BRIEFS Expert on hospice issues will speak at annual meeting today Dr. Nicholas Christakis, a national expert on hospice issues, will discuss "The Extent and Determinants of Accuracy in Physicians' Prognoses When Patients Are Referred to...
Good Morning, Arlington Heights!
THE BRIEFS Ryan, Pucinski among invitees to Wheeling Twp. GOP brunch A pair of marquee Republican candidates may be among those sipping champagne this Sunday. Gubernatorial candidate George Ryan and Cook County Board President candidate Aurelia...
Good Morning, Barrington Area!
THE BRIEFS Water rate increase is put into effect by Tower Lakes Tower Lakes officials have adopted a new ordinance that officially puts into effect a hike in village water rates. The base water rate, which is retroactive to Jan. 1, will increase...
Good Morning, Batavia, Geneva and St. Charles!
THE BRIEFS Books-Between-Bites to review 'Underground Railroad' Books-Between-Bites will meet from 12:05 to 1 p.m. Thursday at the United Methodist Church, 8 N. Batavia Ave., Batavia. "The Underground Railroad in Illinois" by Glennette Tilley...
Good Morning, Buffalo Grove and Wheeling!
THE BRIEFS Elevator shaft work forces temporary closing of library The Indian Trails Public Library in Wheeling will be closed in the morning for the next three days as construction crews dig a new elevator shaft. "The noise and reverberation...
Good Morning, Cary and Fox River Grove!
THE BRIEFS Fox River Grove Lions Club plans annual Las Vegas Night Saturday The Fox River Grove Lions Club will hold its annual Las Vegas Night on Saturday at the Hob Nob Restaurant, at the corner of routes 31 and 14 in Crystal Lake. The action...
Good Morning, Des Plaines and Elk Grove Village!
THE BRIEFS District 207 officials to consider policy changes March 11 The Maine Township High School District 207 school board will hold a policy meeting March 11 at 9 a.m. to discuss policy changes. The meeting will be held at the Ralph J....
Good Morning, Elgin and South Elgin!
THE BRIEFS City of Elgin, skateboarders meet to discuss park plan City staff members will meet this week with skateboarders and others interested in developing a skateboard park. A group of high school-aged students spoke at a recent City...
Good Morning, Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg!
THE BRIEFS District 211 students excel at math meet Brian Ginsburg of Hoffman Estates High School placed first in the oral competition, while Nick Cargola of Conant High School finished second in the Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211...
Good Morning, Mount Prospect and Prospect Heights!
THE BRIEFS Dinner, dance and auction to raise money for Clearbrook "An Evening With Friends" is the theme for this year's dinner, dance and auction sponsored by the Friends of Clearbrook. The dance will be held Saturday at the Wyndham Hotel...
Good Morning, Palatine and Inverness!
THE BRIEFS Healthcare auxiliary offers grants to high school seniors Northwest Community Healthcare's Auxiliary is offering college scholarships to qualifying high school seniors in the Northwest suburbs. Two $1,000 scholarships - each renewable...
Good Morning, Rolling Meadows!
THE BRIEFS Long Grove artist displays photos at Meadows library The weather outside may be cold and gray, but if it's a taste of spring you're looking for, head over to the Rolling Meadows Library and check out a photo exhibit by Long Grove photographer...
Good Morning, Tri-Villages!
THE BRIEFS Charges expected in accident that killed Streamwood girl An Illinois state police officer said he expects the Will County state's attorney's office to file charges against the driver in an accident that killed 14-year-old Jenae Gonzalez...
Grayslake Board Backs Seniors Project
Byline: Mary Jo Przygoda Daily Herald Staff Writer The Grayslake village board approved preliminary sketches Tuesday for a 410-unit, seniors-only housing development to be built on the north end of town. Called Carillon North, the 122-acre project...
Great Lakes Models New Barracks after Dorms to Promote Campus Feel
Byline: Mark Spencer Daily Herald Staff Writer Take away the young sailors in their peacoats and white caps and the U.S. Navy's largest training facility will soon look like many college campuses. The eight new dormitory-style barracks under...
Gurnee Ready to Hire Architects to Sketch Public Works Facility
Byline: Scott Silvestri Daily Herald Staff Writer An architectural firm will be hired soon to come up with designs for a new Gurnee public works facility. Within two weeks the village board is expected to name a firm to do the work. When construction...
Hagberg, Palatine Take Control in 1st-Round Win over Larkin
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent For nearly three quarters Tuesday night, Larkin was able to stay close to sixth-seeded Palatine. But then junior Karen Hagberg and her Pirates teammates finally took control of their regional opener....
Hardy's 23 Points Helps Providence Turn Away Class A Challenger Lisle
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer Lisle made its lone foray of the 1997-98 season into the Class AA woods Tuesday night - and it left the Lions longing for their normal Class A surroundings. Led by 6-foot-7 Northwestern-bound...
Hartsburg: Suter's Hit Was Not Intentional
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer Even as he tried to take a break from hockey, Blackhawks coach Craig Hartsburg couldn't help but see and hear the sensationalized reports from Nagano claiming Gary Suter deliberately meant to injure...
Health Day
When it seems too silly to call the doc... Let's face it, parents can't possibly have all the answers. Sometimes you really do need a doctor. But when you're wrestling with a bed-wetting problem, do you have to call the doctor? Or is there some...
Hersey's Patience Pays off in Playoff Victory vs. St. Charles
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer Hersey waited one year for Tuesday's game. "Ever since these kids lost in this game (regional opener) to Schaumburg last season," said Huskies coach Linda Mass. "They were just really fired up because...
Hess Helps Hersey Tip Maine E
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Hersey junior David Hess continued his hot shooting with a game-high 19 points in a 61-51 non-conference victory at Maine East on Tuesday night. Hess hit three 3-pointers and all 6 of his free throws for the Huskies...
Historian Pieces Together Saga of Underground Railroad
Byline: Laura Zahn Pohl Daily Herald Correspondent Wheaton historian Glennette Tilley Turner loves to find "pieces of the puzzle." Those pieces are her discoveries of the people, routes and stops of the Underground Railroad in Illinois. For 25...
Hockey Player an Inspiration in Her Hometown
Byline: Christie Hart Daily Herald Staff Writer Candy Knippenberg woke at 5 a.m. Tuesday with one thought on her mind. "I have to know. I have to know. I have to know," she said. ESPN had her answer: USA 3, Canada 1. That little score said...
In Tune with His Musical Side COD Board Chairman Has Spent His Life Learning about Jazz
Byline: Kelly Caccamo Daily Herald Staff Writer Bill Bunge is a man of many interests - and one specific talent. He teaches special education students at Lisle Senior High School. He is chairman of the College of DuPage Board of Trustees. And...
It's Too Bad That Baseball Can't Always Be an Escape
Byline: Mike Imrem MESA, Ariz. - Leave it to Jimmy Piersall to get to the point. "What do you think," he said Tuesday morning in the Fitch Park media work room, "services in Palm Springs and burial in Chicago?" Piersall was referring to his...
Jazz Trade Doesn't Worry Bulls
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer The Utah Jazz, last season's NBA finalist from the Western Conference, took a big step toward repeating when they traded Chris Morris, Greg Foster and a first-round draft pick to Orlando for Rony Seikaly....
Joe Jackson's Music Takes Sinful New Direction
Byline: Mark Guarino Daily Herald Music Critic Joe Jackson stopped midshow to give the audience a music lesson. Note by note, he explained why "Danny Boy" is a song of perfection and immortality, the result, he later inferred in his song "The Man...
'Joe K's Life Was a Tapestry with Each Day an Adventurous Thread'
The following are excerpts from a eulogy for Joe K. Anderson, given by his longtime friend, former St. Charles mayor Fred Norris. We shall never forget the man who always said, "Hi, I'm Joe K. Anderson, the ice cream man." Joe never met a stranger;...