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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Letter Carriers Spur Effort to Stock Local Food Pantries
Residents throughout Mount Prospect are being asked to help feed the needy by participating in a nationwide food drive sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers in conjunction with the U.S. Postal Service and local Mount Prospect/Prospect...
Libertyville Makes Debut in USA Today's Rankings
Byline: Daily Herald Staff Reports There's a new team from Illinois in USA Today's baseball rankings. Libertyville, which owns a 25-2 record, checks in at No. 11 in the paper's most recent rankings. The Wildcats are the only team from Illinois...
Libertyville Runs to 2nd-Place North Suburban Finish
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...
Libertyville's Soccer, Volleyball Futures Take on Promising Look
Offense has been in high gear for Libertyville's junior varsity soccer team which has compiled a 7-1 record through its first eight games. The Wildcats - led by Lindsay Robinson (9 goals, 3 assists), Gretchen Gratta (5, 6) and Kristin Stefanik (4,...
Library Room Again Available for Free
Byline: Hilary Shenfeld Daily Herald Staff Writer Glen Ellyn residents who want to use the library's public meeting room will no longer have to pay a fee to do so. The move follows complaints by some members of local not-for-profit groups about...
Lightning Holds Up Upstate Eight Meet
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer A huge bolt of lightning was enough to knock out Lake Park's lights Thursday night, but it would take a lot more to short-circuit speedster Anthony Moorman. Before powerful thunderstorms halted...
Lisle Officers Will Have to Pay for Leaving Force Early
Byline: Deborah Pankey Daily Herald Staff Writer Lisle police officers who leave the ranks within three years of being hired will have to reimburse the village for training and equipment costs under a new department regulation. Trustees this...
Lot Owners Want Property Divided
Byline: Robert C. Herguth Daily Herald Staff Writer Owners of a 45,000-square-foot lot in Arlington Heights are asking the village to allow subdivision of the property so two homes can eventually be built there. The wooded lot, located on Belmont...
Lyric Opera Closes Another Record Season
Byline: Bill Gowen Chalk up another record season at Lyric Opera of Chicago. Capped by its three sold-out cycles of Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen in March, Lyric's 1995-96 season closed its curtain with an all-time high 327,435 seats...
Mall Shoppers Will See More Sears Branches Closer to Home
Byline: David Roeder Daily Herald Business Writer You know Sears as the big store down at the mall and its chairman, Arthur Martinez, hopes you always will. But that hasn't prevented him from bringing Sears, Roebuck and Co. closer to your home,...
Mayor Denies Role in Departure of CTA President, Stock Deal
Byline: Jim Allen Daily Herald Staff Writer CTA President Robert Belcaster caused his own downfall and was not given a shove, Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley insisted Tuesday. Daley said he was troubled by the delays in the Green Line reopening...
McHenry County Board Weighs Salary Option
Byline: Chris Fusco Daily Herald Staff Writer When McHenry County Board members meet Tuesday, they may find themselves at odds as to how to pay themselves. A proposal approved by the county board's finance committee Thursday calls for county...
Minority Group Says Message Starting to Sink In
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer Before Wednesday night, community activist Michael McCall says he didn't feel Elgin leaders had gotten his message that some minorities are disenchanted about the way the city treats them. "It's like...
Mock Trial Team Takes St. Charles by Storm
Byline: Molly Feda Congratulations to the St. Edward High School's Mock Trail team. Every year, St. Ed's students participate in a mock trial put on by the Kane County Judicial Center in St. Charles. Mrs. Bockman picks two students to be the...
Moms to Focus on Power of Prayer
Byline: Kelly Womer Daily Herald Correspondent Every Tuesday afternoon, a group of mothers meets in Tracey Cowart's house. They don't chat about the weather, work or words of wisdom. For one hour, they get down to business, praying for their children...
Moorman Bolts to State-Best 100 Time in Shortened UEC Meet
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer A huge bolt of lightning was enough to knock out Lake Park's lights Thursday night, but it would take a lot more to short-circuit speedster Anthony Moorman. Before powerful thunderstorms halted...
Mt. Prospect Residents Criticize Dist. 214, Land Dispute One Last Time
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer The trees are mere stumps now and the fence is all but installed. Still, residents of Tamarack Drive in Mount Prospect took one last opportunity Thursday to vent their anger at the Northwest Suburban...
Mum's the Word for 3 'Candidates'
Byline: Bill O'Brien Daily Herald Staff Writer Although the next village president election is still 11 months away, four hopefuls have already emerged in Elk Grove Village. Only one has formally announced an election bid for the April 1997 election....
Naperville Group to Mark 40 Years
Byline: Dale Duda Daily Herald Correspondent How do you turn a mouse into a lion? Send him to Toastmasters. For 40 years, the Naperville chapter of the international organization has been helping hundreds of people learn to roar when they speak...
Naperville North Students Get a Jump on Internships
Byline: DeFotis & Schmitt Rob Zucker, a junior at Naperville North High School, is getting a chance not available to every student his age. The 16-year-old works after school at a commercial graphics company and getting exposure to commercial...
Navarro to Face Attitude Change
Byline: Barry Rozner Daily Herald Sports Writer NEW YORK - Cubs manager Jim Riggleman said he'll speak with Jaime Navarro today and explain a couple facts of life to the Cubs pitcher. First of all, Navarro's going to have to speak with the media...
New Committee to Publicize Park Events
Byline: Threse Bonnan Parks are more than just swings, swimming pools and ball fields. A team effort of many individuals and organizations is necessary to enhance the tax-supported public parks in Roselle. The Roselle Park District board is...
New Law Firm to Represent Village
Byline: Timothy S. Rooney Daily Herald Staff Writer Escalating legal fees have driven Lake Zurich Village President Deborah A. Vasels to seek other counsel to represent the village. Trustees approved the selection of Richard C. Daniels and Associates...
New Lid Helps Control Recyclables
Byline: Bill O'Brien Daily Herald Staff Writer Arlington Heights and Des Plaines residents are getting a pitch to use a new product that village officials hope will increase recycling and reduce litter. Officials in both communities are encouraging...
New Trier Hosts State Finals; Area Sends Strong Group of Qualifiers
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent A year ago, Hersey was overlooked as a team that had the ability to finish near the top of the standings at the state badminton meet, let alone contend for the title. But the Huskies did just that,...
Nosch, Arquilla, Collett Reappointed to Committees
Three people have been reappointed to two Wauconda village committees. John Nosch was reappointed to a one-year term as chairman of the zoning board of appeals and plan commission, and Jim Arquilla was reappointed to a five-year term as a member....
Obituaries
Gene Bauer Memorial services for Gene Bauer, 79, of Wauconda and formerly of Riverwoods, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 15 at First Presbyterian Church of Libertyville, W. Maple Ave. and Douglas Ave. He was born Sept. 26, 1916, in Chicago....
Obituaries
Christian P. Bazos Funeral services for Christian P. Bazos, 81, of Elgin, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11 at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church, Elgin. Father Timothy Bakakos will officiate. He was born Sept. 10, 1914, in Chicago, the...
Once a Pest, Always a Pest
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Correspondent In the realm of sports, someone has to play the pest. It's the one athlete who constantly kills you with anything from a last-second basket to a game-winning hit. And year after year, they just...
Orchard Lakes Town Homes Offer Low Maintenance Living
Byline: Sherry Giewald Daily Herald Correspondent - Price range: $130,000 to $160,000 - Age of homes: 7 years old - Schools: Westview Elementary and Wood Dale Junior High schools in Wood Dale Elementary District 7 and Fenton High School in...
Owner Hopes to Expand Landmark Winfield Eatery
Byline: Deborah Pankey Daily Herald Staff Writer In 1922, John T. Karwoski opened an ice cream parlor and barber shop where the village hall now stands in Winfield. Following the repeal of prohibition, shakes and cones were replaced with beer...
Palatine Breaks Slump, Tops Stevenson
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent Palatine's recent scoring drought may have produced the shortest slump in the team's history. After being shut out two games in a row, the defending state champions bounced back with a 1-0 win...
Palatine's JV Team Wins 11 in Volleyball
Intensity has marked Palatine's junior varsity volleyball play this season. "I'm more impressed in practice because they are working very hard," said JV coach Ed Richardson, whose team is 11-5 overall, 6-2 in the Mid-Suburban League North. Four...
Park District May End Ties with Allstar Gymnastics
Byline: Mark Spencer Daily Herald Staff Writer Aspiring Vernon Hills gymnasts may no longer be able to sign up for classes through the park district. The Vernon Hills Park District may end its relationship with a Mundelein gymnasium because it...
Parks Board Leader Denies Deal Was Cut for Re-Election
Byline: Christine Tatum Daily Herald Staff Writer The Hoffman Estates Park District's recent shakeup in leadership didn't stop with its executive director. Though Stephen Johnson will remain board president for the third straight year, three...
Path Cleared for Inverness to Purchase Land for Public Use
Byline: Sandra Del Re Daily Herald Staff Writer Now that soil and environmental tests are complete, Inverness village officials are expected formally to purchase property to be used for a new public safety building or a park. Village attorney...
Pippen, Jordan, Rodman Make All-Defensive Team
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer When the Bulls found themselves trailing the Denver Nuggets by 25 points at halftime earlier this season, they turned to their best weapon - an active, quick and smart defense - and made up the difference...
Plan to Restore Leonard Home Draws Criticism from Aldermen
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer The historical Leonard Home in Warrenville will be receiving a much-needed face lift. But some city officials are asking, at what price? "It's played a part in Warrenville history," city historian...
Powerful & Sublime Brian Dennehy Brings His Colossal Presence as Well as His Poetic Touch to Eugene O'Nell's Drama
Byline: Tom Valeo Daily Herald Theater Critic "A Touch of the Poet" - Mini-review: Brian Dennehy strides like a giant through neglected dramatic terrain - Location: Goodman Theatre, 200 S. Columbus Drive, Chicago - Times: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays...
Private Parties in Clubhouse Pump Funds into Golf Course
Byline: Mark Spencer Daily Herald Staff Writer Until this year the onset of winter's cold meant the Vernon Hills Golf Course's revenue stream would freeze. But with a new clubhouse the golf course has found a new bag - party planning. About...
Proposed Algonquin Pool Could Feature a 'Lazy River'
Byline: Ray Minor Daily Herald Staff Writer Algonquin residents studying a proposed water park began focusing their ideas Thursday night and came up with a basic wish list for the pool. The special committee also started hearing ideas about...
Prospect Familiar with Close Games
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer Prospect's softball team probably felt it was competing in another Mid-Suburban League game when the Knights battled Lyons Township (LaGrange) in Mount Prospect. The 8-7 loss to Lyons was typical...
Prospect Is Familiar with Close Games
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer Prospect's softball team probably felt it was competing in another Mid-Suburban League game when the Knights battled Lyons Township (LaGrange) in Mount Prospect. The 8-7 loss to Lyons was typical...
Prospect's JV Volleyball Stands 10-1 Wheeling's Freshmen Find Consistency in Win Streak
Prospect's junior varsity boys volleyball team is off and running entering action this week with an 8-0 record in the Mid-Suburban League South and a 10-1 overall mark. "We have a really talented group of players," Prospect coach Glen Elms said....
Public Works Director York Moves On
Byline: Alysia Tate Daily Herald Staff Writer Few longtime Rolling Meadows residents can forget the blizzard of '79. As more than 20 inches of snow piled up on doorsteps across the Northwest suburbs, city public works employees had streets clear...
Rain, Chilly Temperatures Can't Keep Runners Away
Byline: Susan Terwedow Sunday was predicted to have the better weather of the weekend race days, but that was not the case. But it takes more than a light drizzle in 40-degree temperatures to keep runners home. Sunday was the Gift of Life 10K and...
Real Estate Listing Service Has Entered Cyberspace
SAN FRANCISCO - Abele Owners' Network, a national Internet real estate listing and information service of homes for sale by owner, launched this week on the World Wide Web (http://www.owners.com) with over half a billion dollars in property. The Owners'...
Retiring Principal Gets Excellent Send-Off Educator Honored for His Impact on Main West and Community
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent In his 40 years in education, retiring Principal James Coburn has influenced such former students as Hillary Rodham Clinton, Harrison Ford and Carrie Snodgrass. As principal of Maine West High...
Road Project Puts Crimp in Water Supply
Byline: Alicia Rioseco Daily Herald Staff Writer Hanover Park officials want homeowners in the DuPage County portion of the village to watch their water usage in the coming weeks. One of the village's main water lines, supplying Lake Michigan...
Roadwork Headache on the Horizon Northwest Highway Widening Project Could Start by 1998
Byline: Alysia Tate Daily Herald Staff Writer Inverness Village President Donna Thomas knows patience is a virtue. But she says that's going to be hard to remember once crews start widening Northwest Highway between Lake-Cook and Baldwin roads....
Rodman's Guerrilla Theater Act Lifts Channel 5 to New Heights
Byline: Ted Cox Basketball in general - and Dennis Rodman in particular - has tipped the balance of power in Sunday night's battle of TV sports roundups heavily in the favor of WMAQ Channel 5. The NBC affiliate's must-see viewing now extends...
Schaumburg to Try Yet Another Repair for Police Center's Air
Byline: Bill Cole Daily Herald Staff Writer It can't really be called "sick building" syndrome. But village officials are pretty much at a loss to explain what ails the Schaumburg Police Department's communication center. For several years,...
School's Neighbors Complain about Poor Communication
Byline: Bill O'Brien Daily Herald Staff Writer Residents living near Westbrook School in Mount Prospect continued Thursday night to criticize local school district officials for what they said was poor communication concerning a new program this...
Schueler Denies Rumor of Trade with Pirates
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer The first trade rumor of the season involving the White Sox is in the air. And general manager Ron Schueler wasted little time shooting it down. "Absolutely not," Schueler said Thursday of a proposed...
'Semi-Bluffing' Has Its Place in Casino Poker
Byline: Fred Renzey Daily Herald Correspondent A card game like blackjack is pretty much an exact science. That is, there is always a known "mathematically correct" way to play your hand. This is because the dealer has no strategy options and plays...
Senate Vote Kills Proposal for Pay Raises
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer SPRINGFIELD - Pay raises for the state's judges, elected officials and department heads are officially dead. The Senate on Thursday joined the House in rejecting the pay raises on a 57-0 vote. The...
Shop Owner Chooses New Algonquin Site to House Coffee Shop
Byline: Ray Minor Daily Herald Staff Writer She hasn't poured her first cup of coffee, but Cathy McMillan already has moved her new business. McMillan has moved her proposed Cat's Cup Gourmet Coffee shop from a one-acre spot in front of the Nu-Vision...
Smell It and Taste It: Wood-Roasted Chicken and Tangy Barbecue
Byline: Georgia Gooch Daily Herald Correspondent Ron Santo's American Rotisserie 1925 N. Meacham Road Schaumburg (847) 397-2676 - Cuisine: American - Setting: Casual - Menu: Wood-roasted chicken, barbecue ribs, steaks and pasta...
Smokeless Cigarettes, Films, Praise for Elders
Byline: Jack Mabley R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. spent seven years and $300 million developing a "smokeless" cigarette called Premier. The cigarette was taken off the market five months after it was introduced in 1988. It tasted awful. The same...
Social Security's Rate Return Is the Wrong Way to Look at It
Byline: William Schultz Elgin Social Security Office District Manager Will future beneficiaries get a fair return on their contributions in terms of the benefits they receive from Social Security? Shirley S. Chater, commissioner of Social Security,...
Softball Seniors Bow out in Style Snow, Davis Enjoy Big Year as Bears Seek Fifth Straight Fox Valley Championship
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...
South Barrington Developer Gets OK for Office Buildings
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer South Barrington village officials have agreed to allow office buildings on a piece of property formerly saved for the village's first elementary school. Trustees gave final approval Thursday night...
Sparks but No Fire Tense Moment Just Part of Competition
Byline: David Oberhelman Daily Herald Correspondent In the second game of Saturday's Elgin-Larkin doubleheader, tempers flickered briefly between Larkin infielder Matt Krabbe and Elgin catcher Edwin Hidalgo. Good ol' fashioned rivalry stuff. ...
Sports Program Evens the Playing Field
Byline: C. L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer Facing curbs and stairs on a daily basis, people who have to get around in wheel chairs everyday are wise to such obstacles. But a Lake County program offers them a chance to be on an "even playing...
State's Road List Short for Lake County Widening of Route 45 and Milwaukee Avenue May Start Next Year
Byline: Timothy S. Rooney Daily Herald Staff Writer Lake County's congested roadways will see only limited relief under the state's latest road construction funding program. On this year's Illinois Department of Transportation five-year construction...
St. Edward Prepares for Frosh-Soph Track Test
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent The annual Suburban Catholic Conference frosh-soph meet next Monday will provide underclass track athletes at St. Edward with the unique opportunity to run at their own level. In essence, it is...
Stevenson Aiming for Fast Finish in Sectional
Byline: Reggie Gorski Daily Herald Correspondent Stevenson's North Suburban champion Patriots will have their hands full with sprint-strong Waukegan at tonight's Grayslake girls track sectional. Field events begin at 4 p.m., track prelims at...
Stevenson Rolls in Girls Soccer at Two Levels with 16-1-5 Standard
Through its first 11 games, three in the North Suburban Conference, Stevenson's junior varsity soccer team hasn't experienced defeat. The Patriots went 8-0-3 in their first 11 matches. They have two more games left in the NSC against Antioch and...
Stevenson Serves for League Honors Libertyville Will Challenge in North Suburban Meet
Byline: Howard Schlossberg Daily Herald Correspondent Stevenson is expected to ride the power of Karl Sloss at No. 1 and Niko Weissner at No. 2 to a league tennis title in the North Suburban Conference. Libertyville will challenge, as will host...
Streamwood Parks Set Sports-Funding Criteria
Byline: Vince Galloro Daily Herald Staff Writer Youth sports associations that hope to receive grant money from the Streamwood Park District will now need to have certified coaches, be open to both boys and girls and have open financial statements....
Stroll, Saunter or March - Just Get MOVING towards Healthy Amour
Byline: M. Eileen Brown Assistant Features Editor For starters: Still carting around a little of that winter blubber? Better get crackin', kiddo. Bathing suit season will be soon upon us. How about this to get you started on the path to slimness?...
Students Learn Firsthand about Vietnam War Era
Byline: Eric Pratt With almost all current high school students having been born after the Vietnam War, students tend to raise a lot of questions about the U.S. involvement in the war, which was a defining event for so many students' parents. ...
St. Viator's Volleyball Play Improves
Even though they haven't played many games, St. Viator coach Jo Robinson said her freshman boys volleyball team is starting to put things together. Coming into the week, the Lions had a record of 1-3 in the East Suburban Catholic League, which has...
Sure, Wannstedt Has Made Mistakes - but Who Hasn't
Byline: John Mullin He probably won't get his team to the Super Bowl. Few coaches ever do. He has made his share of mistakes. Few coaches don't. But the three-year contract extension Dave Wannstedt and the Bears, which is intended to keep...
System Would Decrease Response Times
Byline: Sandra Del Re Daily Herald Staff Writer Palatine Rural Fire Protection District officials say they are willing to contribute to the cost of a system allowing emergency vehicles to proceed more quickly through three intersections. The...
Take Cover ... and Hold on to Your Seats, Because 'Twister's Gonna Hurl You into a Creepy, Raging, Violent Storm - Again and Again
Byline: Dann Gire Daily Herald Film Critic "Twister" * * * Written by Michael Crichton and Anne-Marie Martin. Produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Ian Bryce and Michael Crichton. Directed by Jan De Bont. A Warner Bros. release. Rated PG-13. 116...
Take Time to Develop New Stepfamily
Byline: Dianna Hubay More than half of the children in the United States today will find themselves living in a step-family at some time in their lives. Forming a new family has its own set of difficulties for each family member. As the children...
Take Time to Thank Church's First Ladies
Byline: Sandra Webber Starting today, I will write a monthly column for the Daily Herald that will focus on current events and issues promoting positive awareness in the African-American community. I welcome your comments on material I cover...
Tests Put Pressure on School Officials, but Safeguards Help Prevent Cheating
Byline: Jon Marshall Daily Herald Staff Writer Some schools give parties for their students if they do well. Others haul their teachers in for conferences if their classes perform below par. And a few schools drill students over and over again...
There's No Place like 'Oz' Hollywood's Jewel Embellishes the Myths of Pop Culture - and It's Fun, Too!
Byline: Ted Cox "The Wizard of Oz" celebrates 40 years on television today in a three-hour extravaganza with Angela Lansbury as host, beginning at 7 p.m. on WBBM Channel 2. As the 1939 film made its TV debut on CBS on Nov. 3, 1956, the celebration,...
Tigers Tennis Team Teeming with Talented Young Players
Byline: John Lemon and Burt Minor Daily Herald Correspondents The Wheaton Warrenville South freshman/sophomore tennis team has jumped out to an 8-2 record (4-2 in conference) thanks to this year's crop of new talent. With 31 students trying out...
Twins Win Parents in "It Takes Two'
Byline: Jeff Tuckman The following video titles arrive at local stores this week: "It Takes Two"* *(1995, Warner, 101 minutes, Rated PG, $22.98) The successful Olsen twins star in this contemporary mixture of "The Prince and the Pauper" and...
Two New Medical Offices Pass First Stage on Board
The Arlington Heights village board recently gave preliminary approval to the construction of two medical office buildings on Central Road. Both of the buildings would be single-story. They would be located on now-vacant lots at 1630 and 1632 W....
Under Any Name, Return of Keebler's a Good Thing
Byline: Lindsey Willhite The Keebler Invitational is back - just don't call it the Keebler. The nation's No. 1 showcase for prep track and field is returning to York High School June 8 after a two-year absence due to lack of funding. Riding...
Variety of Architecture Sets Whytecliffe Community Apart
Byline: Beth Gorr Daily Herald Correspondent - Price range: $250,000 to upper $300,000s - Age of homes: 20 years old - Schools: Hunting Ridge Elementary and Plum Grove Junior High schools in Palatine Township Elementary District 15 and Fremd...
Vernico Stars in Goal for Hoffman; Schaumburg Stages JV Steak
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent Five shutouts provided Hoffman Estates' freshman soccer team with 3 wins in their first 6 Mid-Suburban South games. The math is correct. Goalkeeper Kelly Vernico was credited with shutout wins...
Video Cameras to Ride along on Dist. 44 Buses Next Year
Byline: Allison E. Beatty Daily Herald Staff Writer Those smiling faces of students riding buses to Lombard Elementary District 44 schools soon may be captured on video. School officials are planning to add cameras in buses to keep track of...
Village OKs First Blueprints for Gregg's Landing Houses
Byline: Mark Spencer Daily Herald Staff Writer Vernon Hills has approved the first blueprints for houses in the Gregg's Landing subdivision. The homes to be built along Butterfield Road will cost between $265,000 to $325,000 and be targeted at...
Village Seeks to Stretch Rookie Year for Police, Firefighters
Byline: Robert C. Herguth Daily Herald Staff Writer Arlington Heights officials want to extend the probationary period for newly-hired police officers and firefighters by six months to provide more evaluation time. New fire and police hires currently...
Vote Revisionbrings Fillies Smoother Road in Sectional
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent Last week's sectional seed meetings resulted in the usual overload for one half of the sectional featuring most of the best teams in the Mid-Suburban League, and also produced this year's most bizarre...
Wauconda Asks Neighbors' Help to Draw Line on Growth
Byline: Chris Heidenrich Daily Herald Staff Writer Wauconda Village President James Eschenbauch is asking his counterparts from five neighboring towns to meet and start discussing where they'd like their future borders to be. Eschenbauch sent...
Weatherman Volkman Wasn't Fired, 'BBM Says
Byline: Ted Cox Tube talk: Harry Volkman's contract at WBBM Channel 2 reportedly expired Thursday, but station officials deny newspaper accounts that the veteran weather forecaster has been shown the door. "What you've read is not accurate," said...
What's Behind Higher Crime Statistics?
Byline: Bill Cole Daily Herald Staff Writer At first glance, Schaumburg's latest crime stats give the impression the village was overwhelmed with criminal sexual assaults in 1995. The number reported jumped from 18 in 1994 to 40 in 1995 - a 122...
What's Your House Worth? Appraisers Use a Variety of Factors to Figure the Fair Market Value of a Home
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Real Estate Writer Perhaps one of the biggest mysteries about buying or selling a home is determining how much it's worth. Even if your house is the same model as 50 others in a subdivision, how do you calculate...
Wheeling Gives Green Light to Mobil Station, Mini-Mart
Byline: Bob McKee Daily Herald Staff Writer Wheeling officials this week approved a new Mobil gas station, but with the hopes that they will be a better neighbor than in the past. Mobil Oil Corp. this month expects to begin building a new combination...
Wheeling Wraps Up North Title
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent A strong defensive effort enabled Wheeling to sew up the Mid-Suburban North Division title Thursday night and earned the Wildcats a berth in the MSL championship game for the second consecutivce year....
Who Will Emerge in Mid-Suburban? Division Champs Have Edge Heading into League Tourney
Byline: Howard Schlossberg Daily Herald Correspondent Barrington and Schaumburg have the advantage as division champions going into the Mid-Suburban League tennis tournament this weekend. However, the unexpected can and often does happen, and...
Wood Dale Residents Salute Their Officials, Including Ex-Fire Chief
Byline: Christie Hart Daily Herald Staff Writer Wood Dale homeowners, who are the most effective city leaders? The survey says: Mayor David Van Geest, Alderman David Tolemy, Fire Chief Fred Friedl and Police Chief Frank Williams. Williams,...
Woodfield Visitors Bureau Seeks Bigger Tourist Trade
Byline: Bill Cole Daily Herald Staff Writer Woodfield Shopping Center's status as a huge tourist draw is unchallenged. Visitors come from all over the world for the shopping. But what the Greater Woodfield Convention & Visitors Bureau wants...
WW South Has Inside Track in DuPage Valley
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer Until Wheaton Warrenville South rolled to the DuPage Valley Conference title last year, the Tigers had gone 11 years without a DVC championship. Don't expect another 11-year drought - the Tigers...