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 8, 1997

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[0] Obituaries
Del W. Dennis Services for Del W. Dennis, 79, a resident of Wheaton for the past 46 years, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Hultgren Funeral Home. Born in Fort Dodge, Iowa, Sept. 8, 1917, Mr. Dennis died at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield...
$10,450.18 to Say 'I Love You' in Style
Byline: Christie Hart, Ray Minor and Deborah Pankey $10,450.18 That's how much it will cost you if you really want to do Valentine's Day up right this year. But if that seems a little pricey, there are some less-expensive options, too. Fly...
[1] Obituaries
Elaine H. Ball Elaine H. Ball (nee Kowalski), 71, of Des Plaines, formerly of Hanover Park, died Feb. 7, 1997, at home. Born in Chicago, Dec. 22, 1925, she was manager and president of Waukegan Harbor House and former village clerk of Hanover...
A Barrier to Save Lives Divider Targeted for Dangerous Rt. 41 Stretch
Byline: Scott Silvestri Daily Herald Staff Writer Much-anticipated safety improvements this spring on a deadly stretch of Route 41 near Gurnee should help reduce the number of accidents and fatalities, officials said. Construction of a barrier...
Ackerman, Driscoll Shoot Down IC
Byline: Daily Herald Staff Reports The Knights could only watch as they had front-row seats for the Adam Ackerman Show. The 6-foot-3 Driscoll senior forward stunned Immaculate Conception with his theatrical 3-point field-goal shooting and defensive...
Agreement May Be near on Development of Unemployment Centers
Byline: Timothy S. Rooney Daily Herald Staff Writer State and Lake County officials may be on the verge of an agreement to develop a pair of centers providing unemployed residents with insurance, counseling and training. Lauded as a one-stop...
All-Stars Help Quebec Outshine Wolves
Byline: Special to the Daily Herald QUEBEC CITY, Quebec - Recently named International Hockey League all-stars, Steve LaRouche and Jason Ruff collected a pair of goals each to lead the Quebec Rafales to a 4-3 victory over the Wolves at Le Colisee...
An Iron Fist against Repeat Drunken Drivers Monumental Deal Targeted at Graduated DUI Penalties
Byline: Jeff Hodson Daily Herald Staff Writer In an unprecedented compromise, members of the state's powerful liquor lobby joined with a crime-fighting group Friday to back tougher penalties for drunken drivers. Stiffer penalties would be imposed...
Bench Propels Jacobs to Victory over McHenry
Byline: David Oberhelman Daily Herald Correspondent Quality role players who can come off the bench and produce are essential to basketball success. It was proven again Friday night in Algonquin. Jacobs coach Jim Hinkle credited second-teamers...
Benefit Game to Help Accident Victim
Byline: S.A. Mawhorr Daily Herald Staff Writer Glendale Heights police officers and firefighters will put down their guns and hoses and pick up a basketball to help a village resident suffering from debilitating head injuries. The public servants...
Benet Remains atop ESCC; Hilltoppers Fall to 2nd in WSSC
Byline: Daily Herald Staff Reports Benet maintained its hold on first place in the East Suburban Catholic by defeating St. Viator 52-26 Friday in Arlington Heights. The Redwings (22-5, 8-1) took advantage of 15 first-half turnovers to build a...
Biblical Characters Come to Life for Lent
St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Barrington will get some special visitors over the next few weeks, including the Apostle Peter, the high priest Caiaphas and Herod. All three Bible characters will recount their dealings with Jesus at the church's...
Buffalo Grove May Set Rules for Village-Funded Trips
Byline: Bob McKee Daily Herald Staff Writer Buffalo Grove officials think it is beneficial to attend seminars that will help them better do their job - running the village's government. But officials want to ensure if the village is spending...
Builder News
- Art Plante of Aurora, has been named vice president of purchasing for Town & Country Homes. Plante, who joined Town & Country in 1996, has 23 years experience in the real estate industry. Previously, he was associated with Bellevue Homes...
Bus Drivers Union Looks to Parents for Support in Grayslake Schools Tiff
Byline: Robin Mohr Daily Herald Staff Writer The Grayslake elementary school district's new transportation plan escalated to a battle of words with union bus drivers this week. The district mailed a letter to parents on Thursday, after drivers...
Cast, Lush Set Create a 'Turandot' Spectacle
Byline: Bill Gowen Daily Herald Classical Music Critic "Turandot" - Mini-Review: Hockney brings brilliance to Puccini's swan song - Location: Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago - Times: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14, 18, 21, 24,...
Center Helps American Dream Come True
Byline: Ginny Skweres Daily Herald Correspondent The high cost of housing in DuPage County kept the American dream out of reach for Allen and Elizabeth Oomen of Wheaton despite a good credit history and both of them working. Even though Oomen...
Coach Stands Up for Decency
Byline: Bob Logan How about a standing O, as in Oklahoma, for Sooners coach Kevin Sampson? Or two, for that matter. First, Sampson chewed out his own home crowd for cheering when a referee fell down. Then he did what all college coaches should...
College of DuPage to Showcase 'Distance Education' at Open House
Byline: Matthew Nickerson Daily Herald Staff Writer "Distance education" is a hot trend at U.S. colleges, and College of DuPage's version of it will be showcased Monday. An open house is scheduled for 1 p.m. at the newly expanded Center for Independent...
Conant Rebounds for Win in Finale Cougars Top Prospect on Pack the Place Night
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer After having its four-game winning streak snapped, the Conant girls basketball team didn't waste time starting a new one. And the Cougars did it in front of the largest crowd to watch a girls basketball...
Cornerstone Properties Buys Oakbrook Terrace Office Building
Byline: Elisabeth Carrel Daily Herald Staff Writer The 300,000-square-foot One Lincoln Centre in Oakbrook Terrace has been sold to Cornerstone Properties Inc., a New York-based real estate investment trust, for more than $50 million. Seller of...
Counterfeiting No Longer Reserved to Big-Time Criminals, Officials Say
Byline: Scott Silvestri Daily Herald Staff Writer Counterfeit currency and traveler's checks come with having huge attractions like Gurnee Mills and Six Flags Great America. In fact, it's not unusual for Gurnee police to receive calls from mall...
Couples Invited to Renew Vows of Love during Church Service Sunday
Byline: Susan Sarkauskas Daily Herald Staff Writer Friday is Valentine's Day. As if anyone in a committed relationship would forget this day, devoted to giving expressions of romantic love. The people at Epworth United Methodist Church in Elgin...
Darwin Joins Sox' Geritol Lineup
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer Talk about your energizer batteries. How about 41-year-old pitcher Danny Darwin throwing to 40-year-old catcher Tony Pena? It could happen, and not at one of those fantasy baseball camps. It could...
Designers Say Split-Levels Are Back, Offering Affordability and Lots of Room
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Real Estate Writer Do you want your new house to be a ranch, a two story or a split level? Yes, split-level homes seem to be making a modest comeback - if they ever really went away. A split-level has the...
Dist. 96 Iowa Test Scores Match, Exceed Last Year
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer The latest scores of Buffalo Grove-Long Grove Elementary District 96 students on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills exceeded or matched last year's results in every grade. "I think we need to celebrate...
Downtown Gets Expanded Breaks for Development
Byline: Jim Allen Daily Herald Staff Writer Chicago aldermen discarded objections from a handful of foes and voted by an overwhelming margin Friday to expand a special taxing district that will divert upward of $300 million in property taxes to...
Driver's License Renewal Goes Online
Byline: Don Thompson Daily Herald State Government Writer Drivers traveling the information superhighway will be able to renew their driver's licenses along the way beginning sometime this summer. The first-in-the-nation program announced Friday...
DuPage Collegians
Kristian Werling, Wheaton Kristian Werling, the son of Arnold and Jane Werling of Wheaton, was named to the Dean's List for the fall semester of the 1996-97 academic year at North Park College in Chicago. Tina C. Badciong, Glen Ellyn Tina...
Duplex Living Attracts Extended Families
Byline: Gwen H. Jader Daily Herald Correspondent - Price range: $130,900 to $138,900 - Models opened: September 1996 - Schools: Kenneth E. Neubert Elementary, Lake in the Hills Middle and Jacobs High schools in Dundee Unit District 300 ...
East Rises above North in Battle of Glenbards
Byline: Mike Considine Daily Herald Correspondent For the second time this season, Glenbard East survived a scare from Glenbard North. "I don't think these kids have won here before on any level," East coach Jim Carter said. "This has been a...
Edgar: Slot Machines Have a Place - Racetracks
Byline: Don Thompson and Natasha Korecki Daily Herald Staff Writers SPRINGFIELD - Horse-racing enthusiast Gov. Jim Edgar said Friday he wouldn't mind putting slot machines at racetracks, the first time he has opened the door to land-based gambling....
Editorials
Lunch at 9:30 a.m.? No, thank you Push has come to shove at Libertyville High School. Not in the crowded hallways, fortunately, but in the fact that the school board had to do something about a long-standing problem - too many students and too little...
Elgin Academy's Musical Puts Some Zingo! into Life
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer Move over Pepsi and Coke. There are two new competing soft drinks in town. Zingo and Hang are coming to a theater near you. Zingo! the carbonated musical will be performed tonight at Elgin Academy,...
Essex Floor Plan Focuses on Family
The Essex at WestRidge in Bartlett offers a contemporary, yet comfortable decor with a family-oriented feeling. The home is one of three decorated models in the Genesis Series which recently opened at the Centex Homes community. The Genesis Series...
Exchange Club to Promote Abuse Awareness in Naperville
Byline: Ray Minor Daily Herald Staff Writer Sherry Weinstein hopes Naperville residents will be seeing lots of red this spring. The red will be the background for 100 brightly colored signs promoting a toll-free number for abuse victims. By...
Expected Growth Alarming to Residents in, around Huntley
Byline: Melissa Ramsdell Daily Herald Staff Writer Predicting the future The Northern Illinois Planning Comission is predicting Rutland Township to grow faster than any other part of Kane County in the next 23 years. Dundee Township also is poised...
Eyes of Faith Can See God Is in Control of All Things
Byline: The Rev. Vincent Pallozzi is pastor of Gages Lake Bible Church Do you find yourself going through life with a feeling of dread? Are you sure something bad is going to happen? After all, look at all the things that have happened in the past!...
Faith Lutheran Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Byline: Janet Hallman Daily Herald Staff Writer Faith Lutheran Church in Arlington Heights has come a long way from the Recreation Park fieldhouse. The church, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month, was formed in 1947 to meet the...
First Black Settlers Found a Home in Fremont Township
Byline: Bill Cole Daily Herald Staff Writer Look closely at the group photo taken almost 100 years ago at an Ivanhoe Congregational Church picnic, and it reveals something obvious, and something not so obvious. Obvious and not surprising is the...
Following Rules a Result of Right Relationship to God
Byline: The Rev. Steven V. Hjelle is pastor of the Evangelical Free Church, Des Plaines. A recent television talk show featured the authors of two very different books concerning male-female relationships. One book promoted the idea that in order...
Football out of the Picture at Harper, College of DuPage
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer Since it wasn't an official meeting of the North Central Community College Conference on Friday, there was no binding decision on the fate of junior-college football in Illinois. But the inevitable...
'Friends' Letter Shows That All's Fair in Politics
Byline: Eric Krol A political philosopher whose name escapes me once uttered a line that goes something like this: Be careful, when fighting the good fight, that you don't sink to the level of your enemy. That could be what's starting to happen...
From the Armed Services
Navy Seaman Apprentice Adam D. Zaver, son of Clyde R. and Patte J. Zaver of Hanover Park, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes. During the eight-week program, Zaver completed a variety of training...
Gas Station Proposal Propels Write-In Candidacy
Byline: Alicia Rioseco Daily Herald Staff Writer Objections to a proposed gasoline station have fueled a write-in campaign by at least one Hanover Park resident. Angered by plans to build a Shell station on Lake Street and Ontarioville Road,...
Giftco to Have New Headquarters in Vernon Hills
Byline: Elisabeth Carrel Daily Herald Staff Writer Giftco Inc. expects to move into its newly complete 142,094-square-foot headquarters building in Vernon Hills this winter. The build-to-suit structure is at 700 Woodlands Parkway in The Corporate...
Government Form an Issue among Elgin Candidates
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer What form of government should Elgin have? One of the most talked-about issues in the race for Elgin City Council has been whether the candidates support the city manager-council form of government,...
Grayslake Stays Close, but Grant Inches Closer to League Title
Byline: Jeff Newton Daily Herald Correspondent Tough defense plus a third-quarter offensive explosion lifted Grant to a 55-39 win over Grayslake in Northwest Suburban Conference boys basketball. The win leaves Grant (14-7, 10-1) just a game away...
Hartsburg Impressed by Avalanche Effort
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer DENVER - When it comes to the Colorado Avalanche, Craig Hartsburg is a big fan. "They're the hardest-working team in the league," said the Blackhawks' coach. "That's why they're Stanley Cup champions...
Hawks Need to Rally to Avoid Avalanche
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer DENVER - The Blackhawks don't need to be reminded what would happen if the NHL's regular season ended today. Don't worry, they'd make the playoffs. But as the eighth seed in the Western Conference,...
Hinsdale C. Survives Scare at Downers N
Byline: Rich Slevin Daily Herald Correspondent Twelfth-ranked Hinsdale Central found itself on unfamiliar ground Friday night. The Red Devils (18-2, 8-0) have outscored their opponents by an average of 14 points per game this season, but they...
Hoffman Parks Board Reorganizes Meeting Schedule
Byline: Christine Tatum Daily Herald Staff Writer By jove, they hope they've got it. After weeks of shuffling their schedules, Hoffman Estates park commissioners have settled on a time for public meetings they hope will encourage more people...
Home of the Sparrow Plans Small Start at June 1 Opening
Byline: Sandra Del Re Daily Herald Staff Writer Home of the Sparrow in Palatine is hoping to take economically disadvantaged women under its wings, beginning June 1. That's when the social agency is expected to open doors in a house at 1509 N....
How Sweet It Is: Ribfest Adds to Reputation with Perfect Marks
Byline: Ray Minor Daily Herald Staff Writer For the fifth straight year, Naperville's Ribfest has been named the Midwest's best festival. And while winning is as tasty as the gallons of spicy sauce served during the annual barbecue bacchanal,...
Indian Choir Begins a Bible Mission in U.S
Byline: Kelly Womer Daily Herald Correspondent From now until the end of the year, Donald Sumner will put about 50,000 miles on his bus, crisscrossing the country with 21 children, most of whom have never been to America. Together, they will...
IRS Mailing Error a Headache for Northwest Suburban Residents
Byline: Robert C. Herguth Daily Herald Staff Writer The Internal Revenue Service is never very popular this time of year. But the federal tax collection agency is apparently making even fewer friends than usual in parts of Illinois, Michigan,...
Johnsburg Outscores Wauconda
Byline: Daily Herald Report Johnsburg spread the wealth Friday night to pick up a 68-50 win at Wauconda in Northwest Suburban Conference boys basketball play. Several players stepped up during different stages of the game on the way to an 18-point...
Jury's Mistake Leads to New Robbery Trial
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer Patrick McCaughn will get another chance at freedom. The Joliet man saw his conviction for the armed robbery of a woman's wedding ring thrown out Friday by a Lake County judge who ruled the...
Kid Climbs out of Suburbs to Make Mark as Brawler
Byline: Burt Constable In general, when a local resident beats the snot out of a schoolteacher in some suburban motel on a Saturday night, the story goes to a cop reporter. But tonight's fight is one for the sports pages. Undefeated boxer...
Kraft's New Aurora Distribution Center to Open in October
Byline: Elisabeth Carrel Daily Herald Staff Writer Construction is under way on a two-building, 875,000-square-foot distribution complex for Kraft Foods on Orchard Road on the northwest side of Aurora. USAA Real Estate Co., which has an office...
Krysh Leaves MSL with Victory; BG Finishes Unbeaten North Run
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Elk Grove senior Becky Witonski and her teammates didn't want to let down coach Marcia Krysh in her final Mid-Suburban South Division game. They didn't. The visiting Grenadiers beat Hoffman Estates 63-52 for Krysh's...
Larkin Can't Be Swayed Entering Regional Action
Byline: Samantha Farlow Daily Herald Correspondent To win the Upstate Eight Conference crown, to score 142 points and to win their regional - this was the plan of attack for the Larkin Royals entering last week's UEC conference meet. But the...
Lent Needn't Curtail Plans for Valentine's Celebrating
Byline: Dale Duda Daily Herald Correspondent A dozen roses have been delivered, the reservation is confirmed, the red wine exquisite and the chateaubriand for two ordered. But wait. That's meat, and this is a Friday during Lent. By quirk of the...
Libertyville Microbrewery Looks to Open Second Store
Byline: C. L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer Libertyville could be getting its second brewery/restaurant if village trustees on Tuesday approve annexing a 6.9-acre site. Stout Development Services, representing Mickey Finn's microbrewery partner...
Libertyville Scrapes out Hard-Fought Victory vs. Stevenson
Byline: Kevin Campbell Daily Herald Correspondent As long as his team comes out, plays hard and adds a tally to the win column, Libertyville coach Max Sanders is happy. And, despite it being an aesthetically ugly contest, Sanders was pleased...
Liquor Licenses Suspended at 2 Businesses
Byline: Kristy Kennedy Daily Herald Staff Writer A Schaumburg nightspot popular with teens and the site of two shootings will lose its liquor license for three days, while a liquor store in town will not be allowed to sell alcohol for five days....
Lisle Teen Wins All-Star Trip
Byline: Deborah Pankey Daily Herald Staff Writer For an investment of less than $6, Pat Bogseth and her son, Steve, are going to this weekend's NBA All-Star game festivities. Last month, Pat sent off 17 postcards entering her 15-year-old son...
Lisle Wraps Up Third Straight IEC Crown
Byline: Joel Donofrio Daily Herald Correspondent While numerous players have had their share of big nights during Lisle's undefeated campaign, two seniors have tallied, well, the Lions' share of the scoring. So it was only fitting Friday night...
Lombard Trustee Candidate May Mount Write-In Campaign
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer Lombard trustee candidate Jean Alberti is considering a write-in bid after being thrown off the April 1 ballot. "If there is an indication from the community within the next week that they want...
Long Wait Is over for Elgin Seniors Maroons Emerge from Sick Bay to Register Rare Win over Saints
Byline: Jim Wojciechowski Daily Herald Sports Writer The Elgin seniors really wanted to beat St. Charles. They hadn't done it since they were freshmen and this most likely was their last shot at the Saints. To add insult, the Maroons lost...
LZ's Seniors Step It Up, Help Avoid Defeat vs. CL South
Byline: Howard Schlossberg Daily Herald Correspondent Un-bear-able pressure is not a problem for Lake Zurich's seniors. They showed it Friday night, as the trio of Thor Solverson, John Zitko and Pete Kyrychenko refused to let the Bears lose,...
Madura, Schaumburg Add Another Win to MSL South Total
Byline: Mark Sprouls Daily Herald Correspondent Kristy Madura's long-range shooting pushed Schaumburg to a big first-half lead that Rolling Meadows could not overcome as the Lady Saxons celebrated senior night and the Mid Suburban South championship...
Maine S. Proves Its Point Hawks Shoot Down Rival Maine West
Byline: Mike Brown Daily Herald Correspondent Coach Dave Scott had a feeling that there wasn't much difference between his 10th-seeded Maine South Hawks and the No. 3 seed Maine West Warriors going into Friday night's Central Suburban North matchup....
Maine W. Handles Maine S
Byline: Henry Del Valle Daily Herald Correspondent Maine West has been in many big games over the years, and the Warriors found themselves in yet another tussle for the Central Suburban North crown against second-place Maine South. With the game...
Mayors to Face Stage Fright for Charity
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer Palatine Village President Rita Mullins once jumped out of an airplane for a charity fund-raiser. But what she's going to do for the sake of charity next Saturday night "is probably a little more...
Meadows May Get State Aid to Repair Rohlwing Road
Byline: Alysia Tate Daily Herald Staff Writer Rolling Meadows may get some help from the state in making more improvements along Rohlwing Road. City officials hope the state will claim ownership - at least temporarily - of the roadway and pay...
Mercury's Turn for Turnaround Brandt Has Work Cut out for Him in New Position
Byline: Mike Comerford Daily Herald Business Writer Executive profile Name: William A. Brandt Age: 47 Chief executive officer: Development Specialists, Chicago Education: St. Louis University; M.A., University of Chicago Personal:...
Motorola Plant May Open a Year Late Drop in Profits Contributes to Delay at Elgin Site
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer A combination of sluggish sales, internal haggling over office space and bad weather will delay the opening of Motorola's $40 million Elgin technology plant for as long as a year. When the Schaumburg-based...
Mundelein Comeback Falls Short
Byline: Dan Hoehne Daily Herald Correspondent In Friday night's North Suburban Conference matchup, two teams in the midst of a tough season showed a lot of heart and glimpses of promising futures as host North Chicago beat Mundelein 58-53. Mundelein...
Naperville North Takes DVC Lead
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer The rest of the DuPage Valley Conference is praying Naperville North was at its best Friday night. Thanks largely to a 24-5 spurt to close the first half, the Huskies grabbed sole possession...
Naperville Schools Turn to Radio Station
Byline: Ray Minor Daily Herald Staff Writer When the snow begins blowing again, Naperville parents will have another resource to find out if local schools are open. City officials and administrators at Naperville Unit District 203 and Indian...
Naperville Students Ring in Year of the Bull
Byline: Christie Hart Daily Herald Staff Writer It may be February, but Naperville students spent Friday wishing each other a happy new year. They weren't alone: 1.2 billion people around the world were celebrating the Chinese New Year, too....
New Credit Card Lets Spenders Donate to Pro-Family Organizations
Byline: Kelly Womer Daily Herald Correspondent Besides putting buying power at your fingertips, some credit cards allow you to do everything from earning frequent flier miles to supporting your favorite charity. With a new credit card from Vitae...
New Drug-Treatment Center Gives Women a Chance to Rebuild Lives
Byline: Joel Palmer Daily Herald Staff Writer Treatment center for women opens A new treatment center in Addison will offer women battling drug and alcohol addiction a place of their own to put their lives back together. State and local officials...
New Dundee Twp. Rec Center Would Require Referendum, but No Tax Hike
Byline: Arthur Kane Daily Herald Staff Writer Dundee Township Park District staff believe the area needs a second recreation center to serve more residents. To pay for it they may ask voters to approve a referendum, which would postpone a property...
New McCormick Place Digs Punctuate 89th Chicago Auto Show
Byline: Dave Boe Daily Herald Auto Showcase Coordinator The Chicago Auto Show has a new 27-acre ranch-style home, and the open house starts today. Slow-moving escalator lines and impersonal stairwells make way for a gigantic, single-floor showroom....
Obituaries
Isabel Massari Memorial services for Isabel Massari, 95, of East Dundee, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at First Congregational Church, West Dundee. Born in Chicago, Nov. 18, 1901, the daughter of Frank and Blanche (Johnson) Goebel, Mrs. Massari...
Officials Note Algonquin Road Work Worth the Pain
Byline: Michelle Martin Daily Herald Staff Writer Driving through the intersection of Algonquin Road and Route 59 in Barrington Hills will get worse before it gets better for area motorists. Plote Construction is in the midst of a $10.4 million...
Omni Program Holds Up Role Models
Byline: Bob McKee Daily Herald Staff Writer Omni Youth Services tells the children it serves that they can overcome adversity in life and still be successful. Now, the Buffalo Grove-based social service agency is giving examples. The goal...
Open Enrollment Begins at New Year-Round School
Byline: Dwayne T. Wong Daily Herald Staff Writer Now that Des Plaines' year-round school has children enrolled from throughout the system's overcrowded buildings, officials are throwing its doors open to more students. With enrollment for Iroquois...
Our Pronouns Make a Difference
Byline: The Rev. Robert M. Hess is the pastor of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Cary I had a little tea party, This afternoon at three. 'Twas very small, three guests in all, Just I, myself, and me. Myself ate all the sandwiches, While...
Palatine Educators Recall 'Proud Father' of School
Byline: Alysia Tate Daily Herald Staff Writer Former Palatine resident David Sundling remembers the one-room schoolhouse he attended, where six grades were taught by one teacher. But many others may not know it was Sundling's father, Walter R....
Papadopoulos Propels BG
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent The best way to define Buffalo Grove at Friday night's regional meet was cautiously confident. The Bison know they are a 140-point team, but injuries have prevented them from showing that in the...
Police Beat
Libertyville - A Mundelein woman's purse was found in the men's room at the Libertyville Civic Center, 135 W. Church St., around 11 p.m. Feb. 1, police said. The woman was attending a party at the center and said she hadn't seen her purse for about...
Pooling Change to Help out Carpentersville Kids Raise Money for Tot
Byline: Arthur Kane Daily Herald Staff Writer When Megan Frazier heard about 2-year-old Caitlin Bottcher, she thought about her own two brothers and three sisters. Caitlin has cerebral palsy and without a $1,200 machine she may never be able...
Prairie Campus Ballot Query Stirs Decision-Making Move
Byline: Michelle Martin Daily Herald Staff Writer School officials have decisions to make now that a request for money to build an addition for Barrington Middle School-Prairie Campus will be on the April 1 ballot. An addition to house 200 more...
Proviso East Needs Two OTs to Turn Back Addison Trail
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Correspondent Once again, Proviso East was the team responsible for that horrible feeling in the pit of every Addison Trail player's stomach. Somehow, though, the Blazers had to feel a little bit better about...
Restaurant Loses Liquor License after Drug Use Testimony
Byline: Joel Palmer Daily Herald Staff Writer Kathleen's Ristorante in Roselle will lose its liquor license in response to police testimony last month about drug use and gambling at the establishment. Village President Gayle Smolinski, who serves...
Schaumburg Tops Meadows to Cap Title Run
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Kristy Madura's long-range shooting pushed Schaumburg to a big first-half lead that Rolling Meadows could not overcome as the Saxons celebrated senior night and the Mid-Suburban South championship with a 56-43 win over...
Settlement Reached on Thorium Cleanup in West Chicago
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer West Chicago will get millions of dollars for a headache that still hasn't gone away - radioactive material in some of the city's soil. Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. will give the city $14 million...