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 May 10, 1996

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1-Woman Show Tells Bethune's Life Story
Byline: Karen Kutz Daily Herald Correspondent They were mesmerized and it wasn't even an action video that caught their attention. Students at Meadow Glens Elementary School in Naperville learned a little about black history Tuesday during an...
3 Young Talents Wasted in Awful 'Boys'
Byline: P.S. Colbert Daily Herald Correspondent "Boys" * Produced by Peter Frankfurt, Paul Feldsher and Erica Huggins. Written and directed by Stacy Cochran. A Touchstone Pictures Release. Rated PG-13. Cast: Patty Vare ...............Winona...
71-Year-Old's Memories Capture Attention
Byline: Eloise Podraza "It's amazing how much you accumulate," said Angeline Lopatka, 71, of Villa Park, about her habit. She writes things down, keeping years of thoughts and reactions on paper. "I began writing my viewpoints, or the way things...
A FINE RUN Kloepfer Closes an Exemplary Career
Byline: Jim Wojciechowski Dick Kloepfer initially turned down an opportunity to coach cross country and track at Crystal Lake Community High School, his alma mater. About a week after accepting a math teaching position and a coaching job at Sycamore,...
After Conquering Leukemia, Graduate Offers Message of Hope
Byline: Deborah Johnson Daily Herald Staff Writer Michelle Bailey was 16 that summer in 1988 when her mom, a nurse, noticed she was sleeping too much and had a lot of bruises. Concerned, Patricia Bailey took her daughter, then a junior at Naperville...
After Meeting Coach, Coleman Faces Decision
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer Stevenson's Katie Coleman finally met the new women's basketball coach at Purdue. Now Coleman must decide whether she wants to be a part of the new regime. Nell Fortner, who was named head coach...
Agency Seeks Opinions on Cable
Byline: S.A. Mawhorr Daily Herald Staff Writer Residents of five area towns will have a chance this month to say what they want from a cable television provider. The Northern DuPage Cable Television Agency, or NORDCAT - which oversees cable television...
A Lifelong Love of Learning Judson College Grad Picks Up His Fifth Degree at Age 81
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer Had he been a history major at Judson College, Elvan Olmstead would have had a serious leg up on his classmates. After all, he's seen two world wars and 15 U.S. presidents in his day. The 81-year-old...
Alvarez All Wet as Sox Fall to O's
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer Starting pitcher Wilson Alvarez got the hook early. And manager Terry Bevington got the hook late. In between, Thursday night's game between the White Sox and Orioles had a little bit of everything....
American Soldier Shares Different Side of Holocaust Experience
Byline: Diane Dassow Daily Herald Correspondent Alfred Rubin's teeth remind him every day of the horrors he saw and lived as a Jewish officer serving with the Allied forces during World War II. The two bridges in the Naperville man's mouth also...
Another Tragedy at Rail Crossing Retired Library Employee Killed by Train While Crossing Tracks
Byline: Alysia Tate Daily Herald Staff Writer The unfinished quilt she planned to donate to the Palatine Public Library is just one indication of what mattered to Phyllis Sevigny. And as the brightly colored fabric swatches lay on her couch,...
Area Mail Carriers to Deliver for the Hungry on Saturday
Byline: Joel Palmer Daily Herald Staff Writer Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night will keep postal carriers from helping a national food drive Saturday. Employees of the Roselle, Schaumburg and Wood Dale offices will take part...
Area Postal Carriers to Deliver for Hungry
Byline: Joel Palmer Daily Herald Staff Writer Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night will keep postal carriers from helping a national food drive Saturday. Employees of the Roselle, Schaumburg and Wood Dale offices will take part...
Barrington Frosh Show 12 Volleyball Wins; St. Viator Makes Strides
Byline: Doug Ropp Daily Herald Correspondent Barrington's freshman boys volleyball team is off to a strong start this season with a 12-5-1 mark. "I'm really proud of how they're doing, and I'm looking forward to seeing them grow," Broncos coach...
Barrington Gets Easier Path after Sectional Vote Revision
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent Last week's sectional seed meeting left some coaches wondering what Dundee Crown coach Jim Tohme was using as a criteria for ranking some of the teams at the Palatine sectional. Barrington Atletic...
Barrington's Conquest of Wheeling Shakes Up Mid-Suburban Chase
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent Barrington's epic win over Wheeling last week that threw the Mid-Suburban North race into turmoil could serve as a solid base from which to grow the volleyball program. "First it is important to...
Barrington's Victory over Wheeling Shakes Up Mid-Suburban
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent Barrington's epic win over Wheeling last week that threw the Mid-Suburban North race into turmoil could serve as a solid base from which to grow the volleyball program. "First it is important...
Bartlett Park District OKs Budget with 2.1% Increase
Byline: Beth Porter Daily Herald Correspondent Because of only "modest" budget increases, Bartlett Park District parks and playgrounds won't look much different next year compared to this year, park district Director Tom White said. This year's...
Battle over High School Boundaries Heads to School Board
Byline: Dan Culloton Daily Herald Staff Writer Now it's the school board's turn. After two years of planning, information gathering and map making, Elgin Area Unit District 46's Citizens Advisory Council formally agreed Thursday to send a controversial...
Bears Close to Deal with Backup QB Krieg
Byline: John Mullin Daily Herald Sports Writer With first-year quarterback Steve Stenstrom struggling at times through recent minicamps, the Bears are close to signing veteran quarterback Dave Krieg this week to a one-year contract worth about $400,000....
Black Stars of the '70S Bring Firepower to 'Original Ganstas'
Byline: P.S. Colbert Daily Herald Correspondent Talk about gratuitous violence. Machine guns. Martial arts. Bullet wounds. Broken bones. Blood, blood and more blood, most of it coming from teenagers. I loved every minute of it. Have...
Board Has Favorite Design for New Hall
The Roselle village board this week took another step toward starting construction of the new village hall by reviewing preliminary layouts and schematics for the building. The board leaned toward a design scheme that calls for the finance and community...
Board Pushes for 23 Traffic Signals
Byline: Karen Kutz Daily Herald Correspondent New traffic signals will sprout like tulips in spring if a Naperville group has its way. The city's Transportation Advisory Board is recommending the city install signals at 23 intersections over...
Brain-Teasing Competition Is Lots of Fun
Byline: Lynn Espedido Schaumburg High School took part in a scholastic competition with students from all 50 states and 19 foreign countries, without anyone racking up any frequent-flier miles. That's because the 26th annual Knowledge Master...
Brandt's Winning 400 Effort Leads Stevenson in North Suburban Meet
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer The North Suburban Conference boys track meet was timed better than the most accurate stopwatch. The meet was held in soggy conditions at Warren High School in Gurnee. But no rain fell until about...
Bromm's Dedication Inspires Elgin
If the Illinois High School Association ever decides to do a take off of the NBA's "I Love This Game" TV commercial, Elgin's Kristy Bromm would be the perfect spokesperson for softball. Bromm, Elgin's third baseman, is in her senior season - a season...
Budding Writer Gaining Recognition for His Talent
Byline: Jenny Mitrenga Gaining prestige among high school writers across the state, Wheeling High School senior Jason Ball has been commended for publishing award-winning writing chosen by judges at high school and statewide levels. Ball, Wheeling...
Bulls Look to Block out Memories of Blowout
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer It's true the Bulls lost only 10 games all season long, setting an NBA record for wins with 72. But one of those 10 losses was by 32 points, and it came at the hands of the New York Knicks. It was...
Carmel, CL South Battle to Tie
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent While neither team came away with a victory at the Libertyville Soccer Complex, host Carmel and Crystal Lake South both walked away with some positives on the soccer field Thursday evening. The...
Cary-Grove Takes Steps to Keep Prom-Goers Safe
Byline: Tony Reina The 1996 prom for Cary-Grove High School juniors and seniors was May 3 at Seville Banquet Hall in Streamwood and was a special evening in a year that nobody will forget. Thankfully, it was a safe prom night for all in attendance....
Changes in Schools' Curriculum Don't Happen Overnight
Byline: Marvin Edwards From time to time, people ask me how Elgin Area Unit District 46 makes decisions regarding what should be taught to students. Many people think of curriculum as a list of courses such as language arts, algebra, American history...
Check Price, Conditions If Home Is Selling Slow
What should you do if your house won't sell? Unless market conditions are very poor, the failure of the home to sell within about six months usually indicates a problem - usually with the price and sometimes with the condition, or both. The most...
Childbirth Bill Awaits Governor's Decision
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer SPRINGFIELD - When Mary Cay Clare gave birth to her son, Danny, she was able to stay two days in the hospital. "It was nice," the Elmhurst resident said. "The nurses taught me how to take care of the...
Clearbrook Friends Looking for More Volunteers, Ideas
Byline: Alysia Tate Daily Herald Staff Writer It all started with a group of mostly Arlington Heights women who met for Sunday brunch. More than 30 years later, the Friends of Clearbrook Center for the Handicapped are throwing $45,000 bashes...
CL South Knots Up Carmel 1-1
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent While neither team came away with a victory at the Libertyville Soccer Complex, host Carmel and Crystal Lake South both walked away with some positives on the soccer field Thursday evening. The...
Come Celebrate as 'After Hours' Turns 1
Byline: Barbara Vitello Ever consider sipping a Chablis while enjoying a Seurat? Do you like to socialize while you savor great art? If so, check out the Art Institute of Chicago after hours. The museum, located at 111 S. Michigan Ave., began...
Concerns of Residents Put Knox Park Plans on Hold
Byline: Timothy S. Rooney Daily Herald Staff Writer Cedar Creek subdivision residents have prompted Lake Zurich to delay proposed changes to Knox Park. Plans for a hiking trail, added park benches and bleachers for the football field are on hold...
Cranberries Refuse to Take Easy Way out with New LP
Byline: Dan Kening Daily Herald Music Critic The Cranberries "To the Faithful Departed" (Island) * * * 1/2 It would have been very easy for the Cranberries to coast through their follow-up to the five million-selling "No Need to Argue." Instead,...
Crystal Lake South Tennis Procures Unbeatable Success
Byline: Jim Wojciechowski Daily Herald Sports Writer Considering the remarkable success of the program, it may seem like Crystal Lake South boys tennis coach Don Nead simply posts notice of the first day of practice and the rest falls into place....
Daily Record
A compilation of DuPage County Circuit Court proceedings of April 12-18. Felony Dispositions - Carol J. Alexander, 56, 749 N. Waller, Chicago. Theft-deception: guilty; 30 months probation, court costs/fines $201. - Kenneth S. Alexander,...
Daily Record
A compilation of DuPage County Circuit Court proceedings of April 5-11. Misdemeanor Dispositions - Joanna L. Sack, 30, 563 Deer Park Circle, Bartlett. Deception-bad check: guilty; court costs/fines, $120. - Lora L. Sackett, 33, 924 College...
Daley Blasts Bill to Raise Teacher Pensions
Byline: Jim Allen Daily Herald Staff Writer Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and his education team are fighting a state proposal to boost teacher pension perks, saying it will undercut the city school system's recovery. "It's the election-year...
Dedicated Moms Deserve Praise
Byline: Larry Schreiner Quite often in this column and on the radio I talk about women who are a disgrace to the institution of motherhood. With Sunday being Mother's Day, I thought it only right and proper to talk about some of the women I have...
Defense Delivers with Bey, Fowler
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer Two seniors. Two all-conference players. Two captains. Katie Bey and Suzanne Fowler know what it takes to win. And that's exactly what has been happening for their Barrington softball team,...
Detroit's Collins Deserved Coach of the Year Honors
Byline: Terry Boers The last time we got into a discussion involving postseason awards, we made the case that Mo Vaughn of the Boston Red Sox was a deserving winner of the 1995 American League Most Valuable Player award. The contention here was...
Devils, Warriors and Tigers Send 6 to State
Byline: Jim Silvestri Daily Herald Staff The state badminton meet starts today and concludes Saturday at New Trier High School in Winnetka. Players from 12 area schools are represented in the meet, including six each from Hinsdale Central, Willowbrook...
DGS's Shields Looking for Credit He Deserves
Byline: Bryan rnes Daily Herald Correspondent If a collegiate or professional scout makes a cameo appearance at a Downers Grove South baseball game - and that's always a big if - the Mustangs' ace on the hill should wear one of those stick-on name...
Dist. 10 Schools Slow Down High-Tech Plans
Byline: Stacy St. Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer Itasca Elementary District 10 will merge slowly onto the information superhighway, rather than adopt the superintendent's accelerated plan. The school board allocated only $50,000 - a third of...
Dist. 203 Teachers Kill Plan to Rework High School Days
Byline: Deborah Johnson Daily Herald Staff Writer Plans to restructure the day at Naperville Central and Naperville North high schools are dead. Fifty-three percent of the teachers at the two schools recently voted against "block scheduling."...
Dist. 54 Business Manager Brings Experience to New Job
Byline: Dan Culloton Daily Herald Staff Writer Schaumburg Township Elementary District 54 gets a lot of resumes from employees of smaller districts who are eager to ascend the career ladder. That's why M. Mohsin Dada's application leapt to the...
District 26 Officials Will Add Details to Proposed Budget
Byline: Dwayne T. Wong Daily Herald Staff Writer River Trails Elementary District 26 officials will include written explanations of some spending with the proposed 1996-97 budget so the public can more easily understand the document. District...
Driving Home a Sober Message
Byline: Allison E. Beatty Daily Herald Staff Writer Dressed in black with ghostly white paint covering her face, a high school senior walks through school handing out the bad news. Other students become the "drunk driving victims" as part of...
DuPage Winning Its War against Adult Book Stores Bachelor's Library to Close; One Shop Left
Byline: Kristy Kennedy Daily Herald Staff Writer Kinky adult bookstores - with video peep shows in private booths - don't mesh well with the image of straight-laced DuPage County. So as one of two remaining adult bookstores with viewing rooms...
DVC Race Is a Marathon as Usual
Byline: Joe Bush It's that time in the DuPage Valley Conference season when coaches bring out the bottom-line statements. Through Tuesday, two-thirds of the DVC battle had been fought, and Wheaton Warrenville South (11-3 in DVC play) had charged...
East Dundee May Hop Downtown Revitalization Band Wagon
Byline: Gerard Dziuba Daily Herald Assistant City Editor East Dundee trustees may ride on their western neighbors' coattails and take advantage of the Illinois Main Street program to help their business district. In the coming weeks, East Dundee...
Eclectic and Delectable: Zealous Does It All
Byline: Georgia Gooch Daily Herald Correspondent Zealous 174 N. York Road Elmhurst (708) 834-9300 - Cuisine: Contemporary American - Setting: Eclectic, relaxed and upbeat - Menu: Duck, venison and steak entrees complemented with...
Edgar Back on Board His Regular Routine
Byline: Madeleine Doubek Daily Herald Political Editor Gov. Jim Edgar already is well back into his regular routine of hopping flights. And the aircraft that jolted Edgar and his aides when it was hit by a lightning bolt above central Illinois...
Editorials
Unmarked cars not justified You're driving on a dark, lonely road when you see a car flashing bright red lights pull behind you. You notice it's not a marked police car. Do you stop? Around the country, there have been many reports about impostors...
Editorials
Good reform that could be better DuPage County residents prize open space. It is their buffer against disfiguring development. It is their place for recreational enjoyment. So they should take a strong interest in what happened in Springfield on...
Educators in Area to Visit, Study Japan School System
Byline: Alysia Tate Daily Herald Staff Writer They may have read the articles or perused the statistics, but a dozen area educators will learn firsthand this summer about the success of Japanese students. The Japanese Chamber of Commerce &...
Eight Is Magic Age for Solo Excursion to Lombard's Pool
Byline: Sally O'Dowd Daily Herald Correspondent Seven-year-olds looking forward to a summer of independence will have to wait another year. Children younger than 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult while at Moran Water Park, under this...
Elgin Builds Track Year around Goals Witt, Probst Work to Develop Larkin's Program
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent When Mike Swistowicz took over Elgin's boys track program, he set two goals for his varsity and freshman-sophomore teams. "I have dual goals," said Swistowicz, who is receiving help from assistant...
Elgin Council Rewards Helwig Manager Gets Raise, Praise for Bringing Organization to City
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer Ed Schock remembers the extent of the city's long-range planning when he started serving on the Elgin City Council three years ago. The city had a rough outline of a capital development plan, he said,...
Expensive Mobile Homes Bypass Taxes New Type of Trailer Park Irks Some Taxpayers
Byline: Robin Mohr Daily Herald Staff Writer The owner of a $150,000 two-bedroom ranch home in Vernon Hills will pay $3,740 in property taxes this year. The resident with the same priced home in Mundelein pays $3,754. And in Lake Zurich, the...
Falcons Enter DVC Tourney with Slight Edge
Byline: Mike Considine Daily Herald Correspondent With most of the weekend conference tennis tournaments, there's little doubt about the prospective winners. For Hinsdale Central and Downers Grove South, the biggest concern is clearing space in...
Fire Departments Unite for Rescue Team
Byline: Lorilyn Rackl Daily Herald Staff Writer Many area fire departments are joining forces with one another - and the private sector - to form a rescue team with the training and equipment to respond to special emergencies. Naperville Fire...
Fires Awaits Return to Arlington Jockey Room While Broken Leg Heals
Byline: Mark Alesia Daily Herald Sports Feature Writer Gourmet coffee and hand-held wagering machines are among the innovations Arlington International Racecourse will offer in 1996. Eventually, a jockey in his 32nd season, Earlie Fires, will be...
Fourth-Chord Hip 1-2-3 Just Doesn't Do It for Dada, a Group That's Putting Quality Back into Cutting-Edge Rock
Byline: Dan Kening Daily Herald Music Critic The scoop - Who: Dada, Weeping Tile, Push Down and Turn - Where: Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago - When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday - Tickets: $13.50; (312) 559-1212 Dada's Phil Leavitt, Joie...
Fremd Sectional Features Familiar Teams (with New Lineups)
Byline: Reggie Gorski Daily Herald Correspondent Tonight's Fremd girls track and field sectional could resemble last week's nip and tuck Mid-Suburban League championship meet. But don't bet on it. Ten of the 12 teams in the MSL are in the...
Glenbard North Blanks West Chicago
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Correspondent Now comes the easy part for Glenbard North. The Panthers evened their record in the DuPage Valley Conference Thursday night by blanking West Chicago 3-0 in Carol Stream. The victory put Glenbard...
Glenbard West Climbs to Top of the Hill Hilltoppers Take No. 1 Ranking in Stride Heading into State Gym Meet
Byline: Ken Tillotson Daily Herald Correspondent Outcomes rarely have been in doubt for the Glenbard West boys gymnastics team this season - except when it came to he seemingly simple matter of selecting a team captain. "When we counted the ballots,...
Glendale Heights' Police Chief Asks for 4 Additional Officers
Byline: S.A. Mawhorr Daily Herald Staff Writer Glendale Heights Police Chief Edward Dennis wants two more officers patrolling village streets next fall. Village trustees did not question the need for additional officers Thursday night during...
Griffiths Becomes Main Focus of Rolling Meadows' Opponents
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent The situation for Rolling Meadows' volleyball changed dramatically from the last couple of years. However, Justin Griffiths' play remains a constant. Gone from the team is all-state middle blocker...
Halford's Track Number Comes Up a Winner at Carmel
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Halford's track number comes up a winner at Carmel Most new track and field coaches trying to build a program generally say the same thing: Have to get the numbers up. The funny thing for Jim Halford when he took...
Hard Work Pays off for Young Musicians
Byline: Kelly Womer Daily Herald Correspondent For the past several weeks, Jenni Carlson and other chorus members at Indian Trail Junior High School in Addison have been making an extra effort to stand up straight, hit all the right notes and sing...
Hartsburg Feels Personnel Decision Was Right Move
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer Blackhawks coach Craig Hartsburg has no regrets about dressing only 19 players Wednesday in Game 4 - one fewer than allowed. Hartsburg kept hoping the injured Chris Chelios would be able to return...
Hawks Come Clean on Chelios Mystery Captain Defends Team Doctor, but Admits Injury May Keep Him out of Game 5 of Series
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer Chris Chelios was preaching honesty as the best policy Thursday, the morning after a most bizarre night of hockey at the United Center. The Blackhawks lost 3-2 to Colorado in triple overtime in the...
Help Build Area Homes: Wash Your Car
Byline: Lynn Akers In the age of efficiency, there is a dual opportunity available tomorrow in West Dundee. Not only can you get your car washed but you can help build homes in our area. How can that possibly be? Well, a car wash is being...
Help Osborne 'Relish' Her Success at Riv Gig
Byline: Dan Kening Daily Herald Music Critic Joan Osborne, the Geraldine Fibbers - 7:30 p.m. today at the Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine., Chicago. $18.50. (312) 559-1212. A year ago, practically no one had heard of Kentucky native Joan Osborne,...
Hersey Homerooms Survive Another Year
Byline: Meghan Reilly Homerooms, which debuted this year at Hersey, were not going to return next year because the 60 percent staff majority vote that was needed to keep them was missed by less than one percent. A classroom teacher's contract...
Hilltopper's Roberti Leaves Them Looking
Byline: David Oberhelman Daily Herald Correspondent A right-handed power hitter steps in against Alex Roberti, Elgin Academy's left-handed fastballer. Roberti thinks: "If he hasn't seen me before, my fastball tails away. So maybe start him...
Hoffman Features Shutouts: Schaumburg's Streak Hits 10
Hoffman features shutouts; Schaumburg's streak hits 10 Five shutouts provided Hoffman Estates' freshman soccer team with 3 wins in their first 6 Mid-Suburban South games. Goalkeeper Kelly Vernico was credited with shutout wins of 2-0 and 4-0...
Hotel Supplier Makes New Reservation Firm to Move Headquarters to Vernon Hills
Byline: Mark Spencer Daily Herald Staff Writer Like Gideon Bibles, its products are found in most every hotel room in the country and thousands around the world. Now, American Hotel Register Co., the world's largest distributor of hotel supplies,...
IDOT Will Funnel Funds into Fox River Bridge Studies
Byline: Gerard Dziuba and James Kimberly Daily Herald Staff Writers Illinois Department of Transportation officials will continue pouring money into studies that will determine where the best place for new Fox River crossings should be built. ...
IHSA's Spotlight Hits Gym
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent Some records could fall this weekend when the 39th annual IHSA state gymnastics meet takes center stage at the Forest View Educational Center in Arlington Heights. Prospect High School will again...
In the Air
Tube talk: SportsChannel broke its all-time ratings record with the Bulls' Tuesday night playoff game against the Knicks. SportsChannel earned a 23.1 local Nielsen rating, good for a 32 percent share of the local audience. The previous high was a...
In the News
The Prudential Preferred Properties, Buffalo Grove, announces that Linda Goldman was named the office's top sales associate for 1995. Goldman, who is also a member of the distinguished President's Circle, was honored at the Prudential Preferred Properties...
Inverness Club Sets Luncheon
Byline: Mary Kay Gott The members of the Garden Club of Inverness devoted their year to the studies of plants and flowers, learning how to grow them, where to place them and, of course, how to enjoy them. With mission accomplished, the members...
Is Class Expansion Inevitable in Illinois?
Byline: Mike McGraw Indiana's decision to change its high school basketball tournament was surprising for two reasons. Not only did they do away with the supposedly sacred single tournament system in Hoosierland, they bypassed the Illinois two-class...
Island Lake OKs Herbicide to Free Lake from Weeds
Byline: Chris Heidenrich Daily Herald Staff Writer Island Lake is banking on a pellet this summer to help make a dent in the weed population in its lake of the same name. At the suggestion of the village's lake management committee, Island Lake...
It'll Cast a Spell Where Else but Schulien's Can You Find Magic, Merriment and a Slice of Strudel?
Byline: Barbara Vitello Daily Herald Correspondent - Name: Schulien's Restaurant & Saloon - Location: 2100 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago (312) 478-2100 - Parking: Lot next door or on the street - Directions: Kennedy to Irving Park Road,...
'It's Just a Good Time to Go' after 13 Successful Years, COD Softball Coach Sevan Sarkisian Calls It a Career
Byline: Dave Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer For a coach about to retire, Sevan Sarkisian sure has a sharp mind. Sarkisian, known as "Sark" to his friends, remembered how he became the College of DuPage softball coach as if it was yesterday....
It's Official: Wannstedt Signs Extension
Byline: John Mullin Daily Herald Sports Writer Dave and Jan Wannstedt can go ahead, unpack and hang things on the wall after all. After 20 years of no more than four years in any one place, Wannstedt appears destined to be in Chicago for at least...
Jayne Says Stable Fire Woke Him Up
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer Daniel Jayne said it was so hot in his bedroom, he woke up thinking the window air conditioner had stopped working. "I put my hand out in front of the air conditioner and could tell it was...
Kids Get Marching Orders to Show Support for DARE
Byline: Michelle Martin Daily Herald Staff Writer Local efforts to persuade children to say no to drugs literally will stop traffic today. Fourth- and fifth-graders from all Barrington Unit District 220 schools will march down Main Street from...
Kukoc, Bulls Seek Answer to Current Shooting Slump
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer Toni Kukoc knows it looks bad. In two games against the New York Knicks, Kukoc made only 3 of 15 shots, and in five games during the playoffs he has made only 20 of 52 attempts. "Something is...
Lake in the Hills Delays Decision on Waste Hauler
Byline: Chris Fusco Daily Herald Staff Writer Lake in the Hills trustees decided Thursday to wait two more weeks before awarding a three-year waste-hauling contract to one of five bidders. The move upset Patrick Geenen, general manager of Superior...
Lake Park Fair Explores Some of Psychology's Complex Issues
Byline: Carolyn C. Armistead Daily Herald Correspondent Would most people vote for a charismatic candidate who avoids the issues or a less-interesting candidate who takes a stand? Would women find "Monty Python" or "Snow White" more humorous?...
Lake Zurich Seniors Snow, Davis Bow out in Style
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer Lake Zurich seniors Shannah Snow and Nickie Davis have no misconceptions about their activities this spring. They see playing softball with life-long friends one final time before heading off to...
Lawmakers Revise Railroad-Crossing Hotline Bill
Byline: Don Thompson Daily Herald State Government Writer SPRINGFIELD - A proposed hotline to report railroad crossing problems has been altered after lawmakers said it would let railroads and the state off the hook if they ignored warnings of malfunctioning...