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 September 12, 1997

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[0] DuPage Collegians
Illinois Wesleyan University The following students from DuPage County recently were named to the spring semester dean's list at Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington. Amelia Taylor and Taryn Hettlinger of Bloomingdale; Lisa Grisolia, Laura...
10 Top Major-Leaguers from the Northwest Suburbs
Not all of them are playing these days, at least not in baseball's pennant races. But over the years, the Northwest suburbs have been a hotbed for future major-league baseball talent, especially given the elements high school teams encounter trying...
13-Year-Old Tops Women in Galloping Ghost 5K
Byline: Susan Terwedow The third annual 5K and 1-mile Galloping Ghost Races took place at Briar Glen Grade School in Wheaton on Saturday. The school yard with an adjoining park was an ideal location to enjoy perfect weather before and after the...
150 Parents Turn out for Dist. 46 Meeting
Byline: Sean Noble Daily Herald Staff Writer Al Eubanks' son hops onto a bus each morning and crosses the Fox River for the ride to Clinton Elementary School in South Elgin. But the second-grader would have a shorter commute - and no river crossing...
[1] Football Previews
Rolling Meadows (1-1) at Wheeling (1-1) 7:30 tonight Last week: Rolling Meadows lost to Palatine 28-6, Wheeling lost to Elk Grove 24-22 Key players: Matt Chiefari continued to thrive in his transition from the offensive line to running back...
[1] Obituaries
Mary E. Chapman Funeral services for Mary E. Chapman, 72, a resident of Elgin since 1971, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at Laird Funeral Home, 310 S. State St., Elgin. The Rev. Allan Buss will officiate. Born Sept. 7, 1925 in Salisbury,...
[2] Obituaries
Chester E. "Bud" Behning Services for Chester E. "Bud" Behning, 84, a lifelong resident of Grayslake, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the United Protestant Church, Park Avenue at Whitney Street, Grayslake. The Rev. Richard Rubietta, Pastor, will...
[3] Obituaries
Please note: This file is incomplete. See dated microfilm for these additional obituaries and death notices: Emil J. Cozzi; Ethel Dalluege; Eustolia DeLeon; Monica H. Dempsey; Roy C. Dudley; Patricia Erlenbaugh; Antonia Halicka; Linda S. Heckart;...
Ad Hoc Committee Looks to Bolster Downtown Area
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer A few new ideas and a fresh approach are what newly elected Mount Prospect Trustees Dan Nocchi and Richard Lohrstorfer said they hope to bring to a new panel formed to speed up downtown revitalization....
A Dream Coming True Graduate Fulfills Lifelong Goal of Being Professional Jazz Dancer
Byline: Ginny Skweres Daily Herald Correspondent Robyn Williams, a 1995 graduate of Glenbard East High School, is working her way across the country following her dream. If goal-setting is a key for success, she is a perfect example. Williams,...
Air Force Art Project Has Framing Business Soaring
Byline: Schmitt & Culloton Kevin Colbert hopes work he has done recently for the U.S. Air Force will send his framing business into the wild blue yonder. For about the last year, Colbert's Framin' Place in Naperville has been framing the...
All-Star Coaching Staff for Fremd
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent It's hard not to be impressed with the coaching staff Fremd showcased on their bench at last week's Glenbrook South tournament. For starters, there's Gerardo Pagnani with his 293 career wins (including...
'All the World's a Stage' at Ela Festival of Arts
Byline: Tim Rooney Daily Herald Staff Writer Thousands of people will converge on Paulus Park Saturday and turn it into a stage for the Ela Festival of Arts at Lake Zurich. The second annual event will feature dancing, singing, music, theater...
A Moment, If You Please, for a Look Back before Moving On
Byline: Jim Wojciechowski Forgive my self-indulgence, but this is my final column for Sports/Extra. Actually, when you weren't looking, I packed my gear and moved to our Arlington Heights office, where I began working on the sports copy desk this...
Archibald Plays It Smart Streamwood Coaches Gain a Guiding Hand in Senior Standout
Byline: David Oberhelman Daily Herald Correspondent Football coaches are always looking to have an extension of themselves actually playing the game. An athlete who embodies the skills and knowledge necessary to put the coach's philosophies into...
Arlington Crews Test Skills at Mock Chemical Spill
Byline: Joel Palmer Daily Herald Staff Writer It was just a drill, but when it comes to enacting disasters Arlington Heights knows how to make them particularly nasty. In the case of Thursday's field exercise near the Ameritech Corp. office on...
'Arrogant Living,' 'Little Crashes' and Other 'Strange Tales' Highlight the Rhino Lineup
The Rhinoceros Theater Festival is the bi-annual showcase of new and original performance work primarily by Chicago writers. Its goal is to present new works by unheard authors on the fringe scene and to show that even though an audience is not familiar...
Arts League Finds Little to Toast about Toastmaster Space
Byline: Stephanie McClelland Daily Herald Staff Writer They envisioned a creative haven, a place where people can express themselves through art and teach others to do the same. But members of the Algonquin/Lake in the Hills Arts League watched...
Attempt at Satire Offends Voice Readers Neighborhood Paper Defends Off-the-Cuff Article That Has Upset Members of the Black Community
Byline: James Kimberly Daily Herald Staff Writer A newsletter article published by a city-supported organization has offended some members of Elgin's black community who believe its tongue-in-cheek accounting of neighborhood activities contained...
Barrington Police Advises Students on Traffic Safety
Byline: Michelle Martin Daily Herald Staff Writer In the wake of an accident that nearly killed a Barrington High School student, local police are warning older students to make sure they understand the danger traffic can pose. Elementary school...
Barrington's Deep, Talented Group Headlines Trophy Bid
Byline: George Halas Daily Herald Correspondent In historical terms, girls swimming is leaving The Farella-Wimer Era and entering The Year of the Fillies. In Illinois circles, 1996 was a very special year in the water. Lindsey Farella of Elk...
Barrington's Program Sets High Goals; Buffalo Grove's Sophomores Have Size
Vicky Zimmerman and Kristi Abplanalp join Jamie Pepper and Maggie Hicks. Annie Spicer, Daria Sak, Carla Schnepf and Heidi Vogel are strong in the middles, and Jamie Eckert, Nicole Holmes, Kristin Davis and Mary Nicol are the outside hitters. ...
Barrow Sisters Lead Saxons
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Schaumburg's Barrow sisters both won two individual events as the Saxons earned a 98-31 victory over Wheeling. Colleen, a senior, won the 200 IM (2:20.66) and 100 butterfly (1:05.10). Elizabeth, a sophomore, won the...
Bears Hope Sanders Doesn't Pick This Week to Break Loose
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer With a mere 53 yards on 25 carries for a paltry 2.0 yards per carry, Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders is off to the worst start of his nine-year NFL career. Do not be deceived, though. Sanders...
Belfour Won't Play against Hawks
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer Forget about seeing Ed Belfour face his former teammates in Saturday's preseason opener between the Blackhawks and Dallas at the United Center. Stars coach Ken Hitchcock said Thursday that Belfour...
Benet Quick-Strikes Wheaton N
Byline: Daily Herald Reports For more than 60 minutes Thursday, Benet controlled the ball, but wasn't winning. That changed in 59 seconds. Back-to-back goals by David Lara and J.D. Rake gave the Redwings (4-2) a 4-3 victory at Hubble Middle School...
'Big Tuna' on the Menu as Sunday Special
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said he bears no ill will toward Bill Parcells, who coached the team to the Super Bowl last season only to leave for the Jets. "I'll forever be grateful to...
Blue Demons' Defense Stops Team Evanston
The Wheaton Falcons Blue Demons 10-and-under girls team opened its fall season Sunday with an impressive 3-1 victory over Team Evanston. The Blue Demons' trademark defensive power was again in evidence as all but one Evanston offensive rush was...
Broncos No. 1 with a Bullet Montini Vaults to Top of Class 3A Poll Thanks in Part to Quick Start by Juniors
Byline: John Lemon Daily Herald Correspondent Chris Andriano knows junior quarterback Pat McGady doesn't deserve all the credit for Montini's 2-0 start and rise to the top of the Associated Press Class 3A poll. Andriano wouldn't want to overlook...
Brothers to Open Antique Store at Old Center Street Library
Byline: Mary Jo Przygoda Daily Herald Staff Writer The Grayslake Library Board finally has a buyer for the former storefront library building on Center Street. Administrative Librarian Roberta Thomas said the former downtown library will be sold...
Builder Again Trying to Buy Street in Oakbrook Terrace
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer Oakbrook Terrace is a vote away from going into the street-selling business. Aldermen are expected to vote Sept. 23 on selling part of Eisenhower Road to developer John Calfa. Calfa, president...
Cambridge West Families Agree: Schools, Parks, Location Are Best
Byline: Gwen H. Jader Daily Herald Correspondent -Price range: $140,000 to $240,000 - Age of homes: 15 years old and less - Schools: Hawthorn Primary, Secondary, Middle and Junior High schools in Hawthorn Elementary District 73 and Libertyville...
Cameras, Internet Link Parents to Children System Gives Inside View of Schools, Day-Care
Byline: Christie Hart Daily Herald Staff Writer Ever have one of those ideas that's so obvious you don't realize how good it is? Jeff Gerhardt and his co-workers did. They're product developers for World Wide Access, which links computer users...
Capsules
Byline: Bob LeGere Today's games Lions (1-1) at Bears (0-2) Time: Noon. TV: Fox 32 Line: Bears by 2 1/2. Series record: Bears lead 76-53-5. Last time met: Bears won 31-14 last Nov. 24 at Soldier Field. Lions will win if: Bears...
Carmel's Freshmen Deliver 5-0 Start; Stevenson Hopes Setters Develop
Talk about a hot start. The premiere of Carmel's freshman volleyball team has been a good one. In 5 starts they nailed 5 victories. The girls began their efforts with a 15-0, 15-1 win over Waukegan. They then headed to Stevenson, where they...
Celebrating a Glorious Heritage
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer - 32 Monroe St. - 38 Monroe St. - 905 Larkin Ave. - 263 Commonwealth Ave. - 269 Commonwealth Ave. - 871 Highland Ave. - 770 Highland Ave. - 705 Highland Ave. - 265 Highland Ave....
Child Abusers Reminded of Consequences of Actions
Byline: Steve Warmbir Cook County Juvenile Court Judge Richard Walsh raised a few eyebrows this week when he warned child abusers about the potential consequences of their actions. Walsh presided over the case of Jennifer Van Nunen, a 16-year-old...
Chopper One Successfully Expands from Weezer Roots
Byline: Adam Webb Chopper One "Now Playing" (Restless)* * * This may come as a shock, but it seems as though some good did come from Weezer the "pop sensation" currently in their sophomore slump. The "good" comes in the form of Jason Cropper;...
CL South Gets Past Cary in a Nail-Biter
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Correspondent Crystal Lake South finally did what coach Laura Jensen's been looking for Thursday night. And when Cary-Grove takes a moment to reflect on what it did, the Trojans will realize they made great strides...
Club Storm Owner Refuses to Give in Owner of Lake in the Hills Business Promises to Stay Open Even If Village Tries to Close Doors
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer The owner of a controversial Lake in the Hills teen club pledged Thursday to remain open regardless of whether the village tries to shut him down. Village trustees worked late into the night Thursday...
College Capsules
Byline: Bob Logan Saturday's games Duke (0-1) at Northwestern (1-1) Kickoff: 1 p.m. Radio: WGN 720-AM. Attendance: 35,000. Line: NU by 17. What to expect: The Blue Devils got wiped out in their opener by N.C. State. NU's defense...
Conant Boys Edge Prospect; Palatine Girls Extend Streak
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Conant boys edge Prospect; Palatine girls extend streak The last Conant/Prospect divisional cross country meet ended as many had before - with a 1-point win and some great performances. Conant defeated Prospect 27-28...
Conant, Hoffman, Schaumburg Begin to Develop Varsity Players
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent Conant's sophomore volleyball team, playing without great size, will rely more on keeping the ball in play for success. "We aren't that big, but our passing and serving look very good," said coach...
Conant Takes 1-Point Win vs. Prospect
Byline: Daily Herald Reports The last Conant/Prospect divisional cross country meet ended as many had before - with a 1-point win and some great performances. Conant defeated Prospect 27-28 and Maine West 23-32. Next year, the MSL conference...
Construction Set to Begin for Golf Course Clubhouse
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Staff Writer The DuPage County Forest Preserve District will begin construction next month on a new clubhouse at Maple Meadows Golf Course in Wood Dale. The $2.4 million project includes the one-story brick...
County Tries to Stem Flow of Crime against Seniors
Byline: Robert McCoppin Daily Herald Staff Writer Some of the elderly in DuPage County have been ripped off, punched, neglected and abused. One 80-year-old victim was raped by a home nurse. Those are recent crimes, but prosecutors suspect they're...
Crystal Lake South Has Confidence Burlington Central's Sophomores Move out to 4-3 Start
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent For six years, Crystal Lake South's sophomore volleyball team has been No. 1 in the Fox Valley Conference. Is another title in the future? "We should be battling for first place again this year,"...
Culture Not Cultivating Fans in Schaumburg
Byline: Chris Fusco Daily Herald Staff Writer The Chicago Athenaeum is designing its new sculpture garden east of the Schaumburg Municipal Center to be the Northwest suburbs' cultural focal point. Beauty, however, is in the eye of the beholder....
Daily Record
A compilation of DuPage County Circuit Court proceedings of Aug. 15-21 Felonies - Nicole L. Bailey, 18, 716 N. View St., Aurora. Aggravated battery-public place: guilty; 24 months probation, court costs/fines, $385. Aggravated battery-public...
Day Spa Proprietors Want Customers to Feel at Home
Byline: Kim Mikus When Ann Golden's customers visit her Barrington day spa, she wants them to feel at home. Helping patrons relax while they're pampered was a vital component in creating L'auberge - A. Golden Day Spa & Salon. In planning...
DeKalb-Elgin Contest a True Homecoming
Byline: David Oberhelman Daily Herald Correspondent DeKalb coach Dave Bierman is coming home this Friday when his Barbs take on the Elgin Maroons. Bierman, a graduate of Elgin's Class of '81, was a two-year starter at offensive and defensive...
Des Plaines, Ameritech Close to Deal on Cable TV Service
Byline: Arthur Kane Daily Herald Staff Writer Des Plaines may have a preliminary agreement by the end of the month for a second cable company to offer service in the city. The Des Plaines Cable Television Commission is working out the final details...
Des Plaines Picking Up on Library Trend Downtown Redevelopment Plan Considers Library as Centerpiece
Byline: Arthur Kane Daily Herald Staff Writer Park Ridge has known for 80 years and Schaumburg decided recently that the key to a successful downtown can be a few good books. Now, Des Plaines may join a growing list of communities that enlist...
'Disappearance' Fails to Explore Interesting Aspects of Garcia Lorca's Life
Byline: Barbara Vitello Daily Herald Staff Writer "The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca" * * Written by Marcos Zurinaga, Juan Antonio Ramos and Neil Cohen. Produced by Marcos Zurinaga and Enrique Cerezo. Directed by Marcos Zurinaga. A Triumph...
Dist. 10 School Board OKs $20,000 for Use on Software System
Byline: Stacy St. Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer A decision to spend $20,000 on educational software has pushed Washington Primary School forward on the technology track. The Itasca Elementary District 10 school board recently approved the purchase,...
Dist. 211 Hopeful Brings Up Issue of Year-Round School
Byline: Daily Herald Staff Report Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 should explore a year-round school concept, one of the candidates in the November school board race says. "Why aren't we year-round?" asked Raymond E. Ivancic, an...
Dist. 25 Wondering Where So Many of Its Kindergartners Went
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer There are 56 fewer kindergartners in Arlington Heights schools this year, and school officials don't know where they went. Arlington Heights Elementary District 25's total regular enrollment stands...
Dist. 46 Tests Show Work Needed in Reading Officials Say It Could Take Years for New Programs to Pay Off
Byline: Sean Noble Daily Herald Staff Writer Grading reading scores Elgin Area Unit District 46's average reading marks from the Iowa Test of Basic Skills have not changed much in the past two years. The grades are given in percentiles; for example,...
Dist. 93 Mulls How to Group Students, Ease Space Crunch
Byline: S.A. Mawhorr Daily Herald Staff Writer Carol Stream's District 93 school board members are wrestling with the question of who belongs in a junior high school. Should fifth-graders be included in a junior high setting with older children...
District 15 Adds Own Touch to State's Academic Standards
Byline: Chris Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer Palatine Township Elementary District 15 officials say they think the state's benchmarks for measuring student achievement are fine, but they're convinced district standards are better. The school...
District 214 Finds Way to Keep Pool, Add Classrooms
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer Wheeling High School will get its pool and a set of new classrooms, to boot. Eradicating fears that saving Neptune's Pool at Wheeling High would mean sacrificing a badly needed classroom addition,...
Documentary Traces Historical Home's Path
Byline: Kimberly Buck When Philo Stacy built his Victorian mansion on Glen Ellyn's Main Street in 1892, little did he know his beautiful home would end up a century later on the original site of the log cabin owned by his father, Moses Stacy. ...
Don't Get High, Get by with Spectrum at the Empty Bottle
Byline: Mark Guarino Music critic Spectrum with Frontier and Juno, 10 p.m. Friday at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave., Chicago. $6 (773) 276-3600. Have you always wanted to dabble in narcotics but never wanted that nasty addiction? Spectrum...
Dunston Thinking Revenge as Pirates Get Ready for Cubs
Byline: Barry Rozner Daily Herald Sports Writer PITTSBURGH - Shawon Dunston may be adjusting to his new role as savior of the Pittsburgh Pirates, but he doesn't try to hide the fact that he's still upset about being traded by the Cubs. Revenge...
DuPage Collegians
North Central College The following DuPage County students recently received degrees from North Central College. Rebecca Jahn of Naperville received a bachelor of arts degree in international business. Jerome Josken of Naperville received...
Editorials
Teens on their own turn to crime Every day, millions of youngsters walk into empty houses after school because both parents work. It can be lonely and frightening. And now it turns out that those hours right after school can be downright dangerous....
Elgin High Will Salute Rich Athletic History during Homecoming
Byline: Larry Smith Daily Herald Staff Writer Homecoming will be more special than ever this year at Elgin High School. When the Maroons hit the field tonight to face DeKalb High School, they will be carrying the legacy of Elgin's past with them....
Elgin Homecoming Tonight to Salute Athletes of the Past
Byline: Larry Smith Daily Herald Staff Writer Homecoming will be more special than ever this year at Elgin High School. When the Maroons hit the field tonight to face DeKalb High School, they will be carrying the legacy of Elgin's past with them....
Elgin Man Will Not Get Chance to Sell Wine, Cognac at Home
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer A man's dream to sell fine wines and cognacs over the Internet from his Elgin home has been ended by the city council. The council voted 5-2 to turn down Derald Bethard's request for a liquor license...
Elgin Shoots Down St. Ed Feisty Green Wave Squad Caught by Maroons
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent Elgin has plenty of offensive weapons and it displayed several of them Thursday. Three different players scored in a span of several minutes as the Maroons overcame an early deficit and held on...
Elk Grove Savors Emotional Win; Krol Making Impact at Conant
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer Games decided in the final seconds always produce a full circle of emotions. Elk Grove's 24-22 win over Wheeling certainly did last Friday. It's one that will definitely stay with both coaches...
Embezzlement May Be Motive in Murder-for-Hire
Byline: Steve Warmbir Daily Herald Staff Writer A former Des Plaines restaurant manager, charged with hiring someone to kill the owner of the eatery, had stolen thousands of dollars from the business, a prosecutor alleged Thursday. Touching on...
Faithful Gather to Remember Mother Teresa
Byline: Laura Janota Daily Herald Staff Writer In life, Mother Teresa's motto was "Do small things with great love." That example became almost larger than life Thursday as hundreds overflowed a West Side Chicago church to bid her a final farewell....
Fermi Opens Doors to Public for the First Time in 14 Years
Byline: Ray Minor Daily Herald Staff Writer So, what exactly is a quark? How many buffalo do you have here? Do you make bombs? There's probably only one place in the world that holds the answers to all of those questions: Fermi National...
Find out about Racquet Club Saturday
The Racquet Club of the Oak Brook Park District will sponsor an open house from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the facility at 1300 Forest Gate Road. Residents are invited to take part in a free tennis clinic, free court time and "target tennis,"...
Fire Trustees Stay Neutral on Linking the Village
Lisle-Woodridge Fire District trustees like the idea of an INET system, but they just can't commit. Trustees this week declined to endorse or reject a village proposal to build an Institutional Network, or INET. The network would use fiber optic...
Firm Donates Computer to Help Disabled 17-Year-Old
Byline: Timothy S. Rooney Daily Herald Staff Writer The long English essays that are difficult for any student are especially tough for Mandy Peszat. Peszat suffers from a disabling muscle and joint disease that has left her in a wheelchair and...
Fitzgerald Says He's No Al Salvi Conservative Says He's Not Extreme; Party Leaders Talk to Didrickson
Byline: Jim Allen Daily Herald Staff Writer State Sen. Peter Fitzgerald scoffed Thursday at Republican Party leaders who think he should clear the way for Comptroller Loleta Didrickson to challenge Democratic Sen. Carol Moseley-Braun. Fitzgerald,...
Fleetwood Mac's 'Dance' Takes Two Steps Back
Fleetwood Mac "The Dance" (Reprise) * 1/2 The cover of Fleetwood Mac's new album looks mysteriously like 1977's "Rumours" (Warner Bros.). And inside, the same story is told: don't expect anything new. Not much work was put into this new revival...
Football Previews
DeKalb (0-2) at Elgin (1-1) 7:30 p.m. today, Memorial Stadium, 1200 Maroon Drive, Elgin Key figures: DeKalb QB Kevin Jones (5-10, 180) started the last four games of his junior season; he's a co-captain with TE/LB Josh Rich (6-0, 195). FB/LB...
Football Previews
Stevenson (2-0) at Warren (0-2) 7:30 tonight Last week: Stevenson defeated Pekin 29-14; Warren lost to Bremen 20-10 Key figures: Stevenson's passing game picked up last week. QB Curtis Zervic threw for 191 yards and Steve Strubbe caught 5...
Forecast for Fall Veto Session: 'A Fizzle'
Byline: Bill Cole Daily Herald Staff Writer Some fall legislative veto sessions are a bang, and others are a fizzle, state Rep. Robert W. Churchill said Thursday night. "I think this one has all the earmarks of being a fizzle," he told Lake County...
Fremd Experience Pays off in Victory over Palatine
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Talent aside, the experience of playing together the last three years is one of Palatine's biggest strengths this season. That is one luxury Fremd doesn't have this year. And it was also one key difference between...
Garden Club Beautifies Town, Shares Tips
Byline: AbScalf Daily Herald Staff Writer Jerry Cleland of Mundelein enjoys gardening so much, even his basement is filled with orchids he has grown. However, Cleland admits he did not know how to grow roses. While driving through Libertyville...
Get a Map to Chart Postseason Itinerary
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Correspondent While actual assignments to regional play won't be released until later this month, some area fans can expect long trips to sectionals and super-sectionals this season. The Illinois High School Association...
Glenbard North Students Air Viewpoints on CNN Show
Byline: Matthew Nickerson Daily Herald Staff Writer CNN cameras swung toward the thin face of Glenbard North student Phil Pesek. An unseen TV audience was watching; it was time for the freshman from Carol Stream to go live. People talk a lot...
Glen Ellyn Counseling Center Director Indicted
Byline: Robert McCoppin Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer The director of a Glen Ellyn counseling center has been indicted on charges he falsely billed Medicaid for nearly $300,000, prosecutors announced Thursday. Larry E. Rasmussen and the Glenside...
Good Morning, Arlington Heights!
THE BRIEFS Eat for the United Way Never before have so many owed so much to such appetites. If you eat at any one of nine Arlington Heights restaurants on Tuesday, Sept. 23, they will donate a portion of the day's receipts to the United Way...
Good Morning, Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg!
THE BRIEFS Ameritech HQ getting bigger Hoffman Estates trustees have approved a 290,000-square-foot expansion for Ameritech's headquarters at 2000 W. Ameritech Center. An enclosed walkway will connect the six-story addition to the company's main...
Good Morning, Rolling Meadows!
Council agrees to plug in community events sign The Rolling Meadows city council has approved an agreement with Harris Bank Arlington-Meadows to allow a free-standing sign with an electronic message board. The sign will be installed by the bank's...
Grayslake Start Fast before McHenry's Able to Pull Away
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Grayslake is quickly learning that life in the Fox Valley Conference is not easy. Still, the Rams are showing they are closing the gap on the rest of the pack. In Thursday's 3-15, 15-5, 15-8 loss to McHenry, Rams...
Great Expectations Who Deserves the Emmy? Who Will Win? Most Likely, the Deserving Will Be Slighted
Byline: Ted Cox TV/radio columnist The Emmy Awards might just be the most corrupt and inane of all the annual awards shows. Considering that it has to compete with the Golden Globes for corruption and the MTV Movie Awards for inanity, that's...
Gregorin, Kane Lead Carmel Past Viator in Conference Dual at Old Orchard, Corsairs'experience Pays Dividends
Byline: Daily Herald Reports In conference dual at Old Orchard, Corsairs' experience pays dividends Carmel won the battle for the winning score, but St. Viator achieved its goal of consistent scores in a 211-224 loss to the visiting Corsairs...
Group Pushes for Historical Park
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer Historical preservationists in Warrenville are turning up the heat on city officials to create a historical park in town. City council members have haggled over the proposed historical park for...
Guards Help Lead Carmel's Charge Lawlor, Schmitz Play Key Roles for Corsairs in Impressive Start
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer Some football teams have bookend offensive tackles. Because of the offense it runs, Carmel keeps a set of bookend guards. Make that a bookend guard and a bookworm guard. The Corsairs have a...
Harper Settles on 'Mixed Bag' in Opener
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer Harper College football coach John Eliasik wasn't about to complain about opening the season with a victory. But he still had plenty of things from Saturday's 42-28 win at Waldorf, Iowa to get...
Healthy Living Gets Top Billing at This Fair
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer Few events can line up Benny the Bull, Vince and Larry the crash test dummies AND the LifeStar emergency response helicopter from Loyola Medical Center. But they're all planning to be in the same...
Help Needed for Charity Paintathon
Byline: Melissa Ramsdell Daily Herald Staff Writer As Saturday's Greater Cardunal Community Paintathon draws near, organizers are putting out a call for more volunteers. They have about 250 gallons of paint ready to spread over 17 homes owned...
Help out Marianjoy with Day in the Country
Byline: Norlynn Egbert Daily Herald Correspondent A day in the country is offered with this year's 12th annual St. James Steeplechase opening at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. James Farm, corner of Butterfield and Winfield roads, Warrenville. "The St....
Here's One Defense to Prevent Using
Byline: Bob LeGere This past weekend demonstrated for the umpteenth time how the prevent defense prevents teams from winning. First, the Bears allowed the Vikings to go 61 yards in 11 plays to pull out a 27-24 victory Sunday afternoon. That evening,...