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 14, 2004

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A Blast to the Past Lisle's Depot Days to Attract Visitors This Weekend
Byline: Paula Mavroudis Daily Herald Staff Writer The sounds of bottleneck guitar and Morse code will complement the smell of brick oven-baked cornbread and the whimsical colors of the mailbox cars this weekend at Lisle's 20th annual Depot Days...
Amerimac Keeps Clients Front and Center
Byline: Kim Mikus The main objective at Amerimac is assisting clients to become well-known in their business circles. "We help companies market their products and services," said Patrick McDonnell, owner of the 4 1/2-year-old firm. He sells everything...
Antioch Stays Perfect
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent Antioch pushed its record to 7-0 Monday by sweeping Woodlands Academy, 25-17, 25-11. Kate Hofeldt paved the way for the Sequoits with 10 kills while teammate Kristi Mihovilovich added 8 kills....
Arlington Hts. Considers Valet Parking Rules Village Gives Tentative OK to Law to Save Best Spots for People Visiting Downtown
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer Arlington Heights leaders are hoping stronger regulation of valet parking companies will free up some prime parking spaces around downtown businesses. Trustees on Monday gave tentative approval...
Bears Say Terrell Sees Error of His Ways
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer Bears wide receiver David Terrell has taken the first step in curing his bad habit of hurting the team by losing control of his emotions. A day after his senseless taunting penalty cost the Bears...
Bensenville Park Founder Dies at 77 Man 'Lived to Make Life More Enjoyable for Everyone,' Helped Acquire White Pines
Byline: Justin Kmitch Daily Herald Staff Writer Golfers and swimmers enjoying the Bensenville Park District's White Pines Golf Course and water park have one guy in particular to thank. Robert Nichols, who helped found the Bensenville Park District...
Bergman, Blanchard Look Impressive in First College Games
Byline: Bob Frisk What's so tough about college football? Bryan Bergman (Elk Grove) might have asked himself that question after his impressive debut as a freshman tight end with Carthage College of Kenosha, Wis. The 6-foot-3, 216-pound Elk...
Best & Brightest
- Megan E. Connolly, daughter of Peter and Mary Connolly of Arlington Heights, graduated May 16 from Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. Connolly received a bachelor of science degree in environmental science. - Kristina Radlein, daughter of Mr....
Best & Brightest
- Johnson & Wales University, America's Career University, held May commencement ceremonies at each of its five national campuses. The following local students graduated at the Denver Campus ceremony. Haley Sossin of Buffalo Grove received a...
BG, Hersey Net Big Wins
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer Even though they went 1-4 at the Vernon Hills tournament last Saturday, the Buffalo Grove volleyball players felt good about the way they competed. So when they took the floor at Elk Grove on Monday...
BG Nets Tie with Fremd
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent Buffalo Grove scored 2 late goals in a 2-2 draw to Fremd on Monday in a Mid-Suburban League boys soccer crossover match in Palatine. Strikes from Billy Ouska and Jeff Wozencraft four minutes apart...
Blackhawks Tie Up Naperville C
Byline: Darryl Mellema Daily Herald Correspondent West Aurora and Naperville Central rolled up their collective sleeves and got after each other on Monday night. But for all the combined musculature and spirit on display, style and guile were...
Bringing Business to Northwest Highway
Byline: Michael Puente Daily Herald Staff Writer Of the three main commercial corridors in Palatine, Northwest Highway is running a distant third to downtown and Rand Road in attracting new development. That's why Palatine Village Councilman...
Budget a Hot Issue in Forest Preserve Races
Byline: Marni Pyke Daily Herald Staff Writer Subjects as diverse as shooting ranges, open-space referendums and financial stability are emerging as main issues in the DuPage County forest preserve election. Six candidates will slug it out for...
Bulldogs Survive This Chute-Out
Byline: Tom Kupfer Daily Herald Correspondent Betsy won the battle; the Bulldogs won the war. Spirit and sportsmanship collided both literally and figuratively in the chute Monday as Wauconda and Mundelein squared off for Round 3 of what is fast...
Civil Trial Opens for Man Shot by Police Gunman Alleges Excessive Force Was Used to Arrest Him
Byline: Rob Olmstead Daily Herald Staff Writer Joshua Berryhill had been drinking and had fired his .32-caliber semi-automatic pistol at least twice outside a gas station in Streamwood when officer Daniel Spychalski shot him on May 8, 2000. On that,...
Coach Molds Young Wrestlers at Naperville Training Facility
Byline: Joshua Welge Daily Herald staff writer Sean Bormet can walk around the 12,500-square-foot facility that houses his Overtime School of Wrestling, watch the 100 or so kids weight training or working on techniques, and smile. Funny how far...
Contest Seeks Biggest, Oldest Tree in Batavia
Byline: Sammi King The mission was clear. Find the oldest tree in Batavia, measure its circumference and report back to the teacher. The elementary school project was one our whole family embraced. We drove around town and spotted the tree that...
Could Detroit Join MLS in 2006?
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer It's becoming difficult to keep up with the growth of Major League Soccer. To recap, new franchises have been placed in Los Angeles and Salt Lake City for the 2005 season. The San Jose franchise...
Counselor Charged with Child Porn Noonan Barred from Antioch High
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer A counselor at Antioch Community High School has been charged with possessing child pornography that police say was found in his computer Timothy Noonan, 53, faces up to five years in prison...
County Might Sue State over Salaries of Public Defenders
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer McHenry County officials might sue the state of Illinois for failing for a second straight year to pay its share of the county public defender's salary. County leaders say the state owes them...
Crede Chasing Light at End of the Tunnel Sox Third Baseman Works Hard to Salvage Season
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS - Paul Konerko closed the 2003 season as a bum in the eyes of most White Sox fans. An immensely popular player during his first four years in Chicago, Konerko quickly discovered the fickle...
Cyclists Follow the Same Rules as Drivers
As the summer sun retreats and fall approaches, many cyclists will take advantage of the cooler weather and bike the roads around town. To help keep both bike riders and motorists safe this season, here are reminders about cyclists' rights on the...
Dealers Don't Expect Rush as Gun Ban Ends
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Political Writer There wasn't exactly a crowd of customers lined up around the block ready with pre-orders when G.A.T. Guns in East Dundee opened its doors at 10 a.m. Monday, hours before a much-ballyhooed federal...
Debate Divides Wheaton Argument over Zoning Area for North Side Remains Heated
Byline: James Fuller Daily Herald Staff Writer The win-lose situation of special zoning rules on Wheaton's north side has polarized the city to the point where it got a scolding from Mayor James Carr. Carr told residents attending a meeting on...
Defensive Safety Bears Players Team Up to Teach Kids Survival Skills
Byline: Chad Brooks Daily Herald Staff Writer While they would spend the rest of the week practicing their blocking, tackling and running, three members of the Chicago Bears spent a recent off day honing their bicycle and fire safety skills with...
'Degrassi' Stars, BMX Stunt Show Highlight Mall's Teen Event
Byline: Naomi Dillon Teens, there's only one place to be this Saturday and it's at West Dundee's very own Spring Hill Mall, where "The Scene," an award-winning back-to-school teen event, makes its only stop in the Chicago area. From 1 to 7 p.m....
Delk Remains Perfect for Wheaton N
Byline: Neil Shalin Daily Herald Correspondent Eva Delk nudged a little further ahead on the comeback trail Monday. The Wheaton North sophomore, who was regionally ranked in her early youth but gave up tennis four years ago before returning last...
Dist. 220 Wants Tax Hike, but Not for New Schools
Byline: Chad Brooks Daily Herald Staff Writer Barrington Area Unit District 220 is asking residents for a tax rate increase in November to stem off potential budget deficits in the coming years and not for the purpose of building new schools, Board...
District 300 Rejects Developer's Proposal Board Doesn't Want to Give Up Future Tax Revenue to Help Development Get off the Ground
Byline: Jeffrey Gaunt Daily Herald Staff Writer Community Unit School District 300 board members decided Monday night not to extend a financial hand to help with a retail development proposed for Hoffman Estates. The developer approached district...
District 53 Officials Say Mom Owes $90,000
Byline: Henry Stuttley Daily Herald Staff Writer Butler School District 53 officials Monday night said a woman has illegally enrolled her two kids in the district for the past three years and now must pay more than $90,000 in out-of-district tuition...
Downtown Barrington Plan Finally Gets Going
Byline: Joseph Ryan Daily Herald Staff Writer A much-delayed retail and condominium building that will remake the center of Barrington's downtown breaks ground this week, village officials said Monday night. The announcement came during a meeting...
Drab Set Betrays Cozily Talented Norah Jones
Byline: Mark Guarino Daily Herald Music Critic If you wandered into the Chicago Theatre on Sunday, you would have come across a peculiar pairing. On the stage of the grandly ornamental theater was a demure singer and her band playing pleasantly...
DuPage Airport May Cut Workers' Benefits
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer In an effort to reduce costs, DuPage Airport leaders Monday agreed on a host of changes to the employee handbook. But the airport board delayed decisions on changes such as cutting maximum vacation...
DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Police to host traffic check: Lisle police and the DuPage County sheriff's department will host a roadside safety checkpoint Friday focusing on DUI and other traffic safety concerns, police said Monday. Motorists will be directed from the road to...
Editorials
Several solutions on public housing A new report released Monday is critical over the lack of public housing in the suburbs. In some respects, the report is right on. In others, it doesn't quite tell the whole story. The Chicago Fair Housing...
Elburn to Help Stores Spruce Up
Byline: Aubrey Triplett Daily Herald Correspondent Board to vote next week on giving businesses up to $5,000 to remodel the fronts of their buildings The final draft of Elburn's Facade Grant Program was presented Monday night and will go before...
Elmhurst Trio Is off to a Fast Start
Elmhurst senior defensive back Benitez Brown was named the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) defensive player of the week for his performance in the Bluejays' (2-0) 46-14 victory at Concordia. Brown made 12 tackles, including 9...
Fire District Asking Voters for More Funds
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer Residents of the Oakbrook Terrace Fire Protection District will have to decide in November whether they want to pay more in taxes for new emergency equipment. The district has placed a question...
Fire Truck Maker Sounding Alarm to Rescue Its Profits
Byline: Alex Morrison Medill News Service Federal Signal Corp. builds big fire trucks, but could use some rescuing itself. The Oak Brook-based maker of niche products like fire and garbage trucks has seen profits spiral steeply downward over...
First Street Plan Depicts 'Urban Village' in St. Charles
Byline: Lisa Smith Daily Herald Staff Writer The newest plan for redeveloping First Street in downtown St. Charles depicts an "urban village" consisting of 235,000 square feet split evenly among retail, office and residential uses anchored by a...
Flyers, Saints Play for League Title
Byline: Daily Herald Staff Report As the St. Paul Saints invade Alexian Field at 7:05 p.m. today for Game 1 of the Northern League championship series, the Schaumburg Flyers look to make a little history by winning their first league title. In...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
More charges for jailed man: The Cook County state's attorney has issued an arrest warrant for James J. Burns, the Rockford man accused in a string of robberies, a carjacking and the shooting of a Chicago man that sparked a manhunt in the Fox Valley....
Games Begin for Local Paralympians, but Will Anyone Notice?
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer ***** CORRECTION/date 09-21-2004: A story in the Sept. 14 Suburban Living section stated that the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney were not broadcast on television. However, the games were broadcast...
Garciaparra May Miss 5 More Days
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer Cubs shortstop Nomar Garciaparra underwent an MRI Monday on his injured right groin, which forced him to miss his second straight start. The MRI, according to the Cubs, revealed a moderate strain...
Gardeners Thrive on Philanthropy
Byline: Joanne Leis Daily Herald Correspondent In 1929, a small group of ladies who spent their afternoons visiting over coffee decided to do something more substantial with their time. Their idea blossomed into the Algonquin Garden Club, which...
Gavin Central Decision Expected Tonight
Byline: Lee Filas Daily Herald Staff Writer Parents, teachers, administrators and students have wondered for months what will become of shuttered Gavin Central School. That decision is expected tonight. Gavin School District 37 officials will...
Geneva Schools on Track to Meet Financial Goals
Byline: Garrett Ordower Daily Herald Staff Writer The Geneva school district appears poised to meet two of its major financial goals on schedule, largely because of continued budget cuts and a near-freeze in hiring. The district is in the middle...
Getting Hooked on Reading Students Help Their Fish 'Swim' to Win Rewards in School's Yearlong, Undersea Adventure
Byline: Chad Brooks Daily Herald Staff Writer A huge whale adorns one wall, while fish can be seen just about everywhere. No, this is not the Shedd Aquarium, but rather the inside of Countryside School in Barrington, which has been decorated...
Great America Plans Not Seen as a Threat Municipal Water Parks Don't Expect to Lose Business
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer Operators of government-owned aquatic complexes in Lake County are voicing confidence in their facilities in the face of looming competition from Six Flags Great America in Gurnee. Great America...
Hersey Teenager Want Kids to Know Smoking Isn't Cool
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent Hersey High School upperclassmen put Thomas Middle School students through their paces Monday. They had them running in place for 30 seconds, pinching their noses and breathing through a straw....
High School Crowding Is an Issue Unto Itself in Dist. 204
Byline: Beth Sneller Daily Herald Staff Writer Indian Prairie Unit District 204 board members want a referendum committee to take as much time as it needs to look at high school space issues. For that reason, board members decided, they will...
Home Is Where Saints' Heart Is
Byline: Christine Bolin Daily Herald Sports Writer St. Charles East only gets six girls volleyball home games this year, so the Saints want to make sure they make the best of their own court. The Saints did just that on Monday, as they opened...
Hulda D. Krecker
Hulda D. Krecker of Arlington Heights Funeral services for Hulda D. Krecker (nee Marquardt), 99, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 100 S. School St., Mount Prospect, where she will lie in state from 10 a.m. until the...
Irish Celebrate but Know Much Work Lies Ahead
Byline: Adam Rittenberg Daily Herald Sports Writer The green sea of Notre Dame revelers mercifully spit out junior wide receiver Rhema McKnight, who ran screaming toward the stadium tunnel. McKnight let out a final cry, then disappeared into...
Kane County Gets Grant to Aid Health-Care Access
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer Kane County health officials are celebrating a newly awarded $1.1 million federal grant that will allow greater continuity in the county's medical care system serving uninsured and low-income residents....
Keyes, Obama to Talk Faith in Naperville
Byline: Beth Sneller Daily Herald Staff Writer Naperville voters next month will have a chance to hear Illinois' Senate candidates talk about their stances on religious issues. The Naperville Faith Collaboration, a coalition of more than 15 religious...
Lake County in 60 Seconds
Safety day in Mundelein: Learn how to stay safe in the pool, in fires or on the Internet during a family safety program Saturday at the Mundelein Community Center, 1401 N. Midlothian Road. The free program, organized by the Mundelein MainStreet...
Lake Zurich Adjusts Plans for Pathway
Byline: Madhu Krishnamurthy Daily Herald Staff Writer Residents of Countryside West subdivision in Lake Zurich walked away from a Monday night village committee meeting at least semi- happy with a new plan for improvements to a neighborhood pond....
Late Wins Having a Big Impact for Fire
Byline: Kent McDill Recently, a passionate but extremely busy Chicago Fire fan asked me how the team was doing. I told him it had won its last two games. This fan, aware that the Fire had only 1 win in a 13-game stretch of the MLS season, said,...
Lawyers to Seek Records on 33 Priests
Byline: Tona Kunz Daily Herald Staff Writer An attorney for two women accusing a former Geneva priest of sexual abuse plans to ask the Rockford Diocese to hand over the records of all of the diocese's accused priests. "That's relevant because...
Lemont "Lee" Olmstead
Lemont "Lee" Olmstead of Batavia Visitation for Lemont "Lee" Olmstead, 93, will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at the Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 S. Batavia Ave. (Route 31), Batavia. Services and interment will be private. Born July 1, 1911, in Webster...
Library Has All the New Bells, Whistles Mt. Prospect Offers Tours of Building Wednesday
Byline: Matt Arado Daily Herald Staff Writer Comparing the old Mount Prospect Public Library building to the expanded version that will be unveiled Wednesday is a little like comparing a Betamax videotape to a DVD. The expanded building provides...
Life Happens When Advice Columnist Carolyn Hax's Personal Life Fell Apart, Critics Labeled Her a Self-Righteous Hypocrite. Hax, as Usual, Sees Things Differently
Byline: Joel Reese Daily Herald Staff Writer To some people, advice columnist Carolyn Hax is a benevolent lifesaver who's helped thousands of people. To others, she's an offensive hypocrite who can't manage her own life. The Harvard grad brings...
Lisle Depot Days Exhibit Is a Real Train Wreck
Byline: Paula Mavroudis Daily Herald Staff Writer When Jacob Lozano was considering ideas for an exhibit to feature during this weekend's 20th annual Depot Days, he remembered the CD cover of a 1999 song single from rappers Everlast depicting a...
Lisle Teachers Have a New Contract School Board Approves Deal with 4.5 Percent Annual Raises for Next 3 Years
Byline: Amy Boerema Daily Herald Staff Writer Lisle Unit District 202 teachers will receive yearly raises averaging 4.57 percent for the next three years, according to a new contract approved by school board members. "The (new) contract is a...
Looks like a Lockout as Deadline Looms, All Signs Pointing to Long Labor Dispute for NHL
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer Jocelyn Thibault and a handful of his Blackhawks teammates were at the Edge Ice Arena in Bensenville on Monday, working out on their own as they always do in the days leading up to the start of training...
Maine West Gets OK to Plan European Trip
Byline: Erin Holmes Daily Herald Staff Writer Maine West High musicians have inched closer to Europe. The Maine Township High School District 207 board Monday voted to allow officials to continue planning for a 2006 orchestra, band and choir...
Marlins Feel at Home Here
Byline: Mike Spellman Daily Herald Sports Writer As she walked along the sidewalk near Gate 4 Monday morning at U.S. Cellular Field, the young lady had to do a double take. Expecting to see an idle ballpark on what was after all an off- day for...
Message Received Burlington Central's Communication Skills Lead to Triumph against R-B
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick Daily Herald Sports Writer Sometimes winning is as simple as listening. Burlington Central's soccer players kept their ears open Monday night and came away with a 2-1 Big Northern Conference home win over Richmond-Burton...
Moon, Pats Handle Hersey
Byline: Matt Beardmore Daily Herald Correspondent It almost seemed like a home meet for her. "I actually know this course pretty well - I live about five minutes away," said Stevenson senior Young Moon. Two weeks after firing a 39 against...
N. Aurora Workers Might Unionize
Byline: Garrett Ordower Daily Herald Staff Writer An hour after North Aurora swore in its newest police officer Friday, union officials sent a new petition to Springfield seeking permission to organize the department. The recent hiring of two...
Net Result: No Goals Naperville Central, West Aurora Come Up Empty
Byline: Darryl Mellema Daily Herald Correspondent For all the muscle and spirit Naperville Central and West Aurora displayed Monday night in Aurora, style and guile were seldom in sight, and that helped create a hard-fought 0-0 DuPage Valley Conference...
New Golf Shop Owner Expands Offerings
Byline: Kim Mikus Golf Mart of Lake Zurich owner Randy Morton expanded many aspects of the business since he took over about six months ago. Morton said he has dramatically increased the left-handed selection at the shop as well as the ladies...
Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Parks might borrow money: The Salt Creek Rural Park District board meets at 7 p.m. today to consider a $5.4 million revenue bond. Park Director Greg Kuhs said the funds from the bond, if approved, will go toward paying down some $2 million in debt....
Officials Frustrated with No Child Law Parents, School Employees Attend State Senator's Forum on Federal Legislation
Byline: C. L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer The applause from a group of about 60 school officials on Monday indicated just how frustrated school officials are with the federal No Child Left Behind law. The question was about how realistic...
Olmstead's Founder Dies at 93
Byline: Gala M. Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer Lemont "Lee" Olmstead didn't know the meaning of retirement. When his son, Gene Olmstead, bought his business - Olmstead's Television and Appliances - in 1976, Lee still came around daily and helped...
Panel Favors Smaller Raise for Des Plaines City Clerk
Byline: Ames Boykin Daily Herald Staff Writer Two aldermen on the Des Plaines finance and administration committee say the city clerk should get a one-time 3 percent raise, about $20,000 below the pay increase the clerk requested. Third Ward...
Part of New Cary-Grove Park Ready for Visitors
Byline: Patrick Garmoe Although the official ribbon-cutting won't take place until spring of 2005, the Cary Park District recently announced that some of the first portion of the new $2.1 million Cary-Grove park is up and running. Cary-Grove...
Police Nab Out-of-State Fugitive Murder Suspect Is Third in Recent Weeks to Be Arrested in DuPage County
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer For the third time in recent weeks, police nabbed a fugitive in DuPage County wanted for a deadly out-of-state crime. A solemn Rita Ann Sawyer appeared in bond court Monday after police...
Police Reports
Elgin - At 2:03 a.m. Sunday, police were called to the parking lot of Anthony's, 231 Douglas Ave., Elgin, where they found more than 200 people milling about, interfering with drivers who attempted to leave the location. Several fights broke out,...
Police Reports
Batavia - A Batavia woman was taken to Delnor-Community Hospital after an accident at 8:15 a.m. Thursday on River Street at the Wilson Street intersection. Police said Terry L. Hayes, 45, of 1050 Midlane Drive, Aurora, was stopped at a red light...
Prosecutors Say Gang Member Shot Teen over the Tilt of Hat
Byline: Adam Kovac Daily Herald Staff Writer Among his fellow street gang members, Manuel Guerrero was known as "Mousey," the newly promoted enforcer in his gang's turf in Elgin, Kane County prosecutors said Monday. So when Tito Villareal wore...
Realty Service Battle Continues
Byline: Mike Comerford Daily Herald Business Writer The running battle over the leadership of the Realtor-owned Multiple Listing Service is still alive and likely to continue well into October. The Lisle-based real estate listing service, the...
Rebecca "Becky" Prosser
Rebecca "Becky" Prosser of Ingleside for 48 years A funeral Mass for Rebecca "Becky" Prosser (nee Glassman), 71, formerly of Round Lake, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at St. Bede Catholic Church, Ingleside. Born Feb. 11, 1933, in Chicago,...
Residents Want Speed Trap Set Up on Nippersink Curve
Byline: Scott Ray Daily Herald Staff Writer When Pat Hayes walks down her driveway on the 27000 block of Nippersink Road to collect the mail, she says, her heart starts to race. "Anything you do outside, from checking the mail to mowing the lawn,...
Round Lake Beach Delays Thornton's Makeover
Byline: Jason King Daily Herald Staff Writer A vote on the planned facelift for a longtime presence on Rollins Road in Round Lake Beach will be delayed at least two weeks. Representatives of Thornton's Inc., who operate the gas station at Rollins...
Sailor Carries a Torch for Paralympic Dream Fox River Grove Man Pushing to Compete in Beijing in 2008
Byline: Patrick Garmoe Daily Herald Staff Writer Peter Johnson sits in his Fox River Grove living room and shakes his head, perplexed about blowing a lead in a sailing race on Lake Michigan recently. "I was making goofy decisions," the Fox River...
Schaumburg Women Get Cars from Oprah
Byline: Avian Carrasquillo Daily Herald Staff Writer Three Schaumburg residents were a part of the 276-member audience given new cars to kick off the start of Oprah Winfrey's 19th season as a daytime talk show host. In all, the giveaway amounted...
Several Townships Weigh Pay Raises for Themselves
Byline: Jake Griffin Daily Herald Staff Writer Township officials are deciding whether they deserve a pay raise. State law requires the increases be approved 180 days before the next crop of elected township officers take office in May, so that...
Some New Candidates, Warts and All, Campaign for State Office
Byline: Burt Constable Flanked by two turtles, a frog, a toad, a salamander and a snake, Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday launched those candidates' campaigns for the offices of Illinois state amphibian and state reptile, confusing those of us who...
Sox Fans Will Never Miss an Opportunity
Byline: Mike Imrem Monday afternoon's Marlins-Expos game drew all sorts of people to U.S. Cellular Field. The odd Expos fan pulled for the Expos. Marlins fans pulled for the Marlins. Cubs fans pulled for the Expos. And perhaps most prominent...
Standing Tall Libertyville Plants Trees to Honor Work of Environmental Advocate
Byline: Pete Nenni A who's who of local open space advocates and environmentalists turned out Friday to celebrate former Libertyville Township supervisor F.T. "Mike" Graham's contributions and his 77th birthday. Supervisor for 27 years, Graham...
Subdivision Residents Ask N. Aurora for Help
Byline: John Johnston Daily Herald Correspondent Moose Lake Estates residents are having a new twist put on the old "not in my back yard" saying. Residents of the North Aurora subdivision who have built private playgrounds in their back yards...
Suburb to Offer 'A Block Party on Wheels'
Byline: Jake Griffin Daily Herald Staff Writer Trying to lure distant residents to downtown, Naperville is offering a free hourly shuttle service this weekend from five locations. The pilot program will be offered only Friday and Saturday, but...
Suppelsa Signals Changing of the News Guard at Channel 32
Byline: Ted Cox If you tuned in WFLD Channel 32's 9 p.m. newscast last week expecting to see cataclysmic changes with the ascension of Mark Suppelsa to co-anchor alongside Robin Robinson, you were no doubt disappointed. That's testimony to Suppelsa's...
The Blotter
Deer Park - Donald R. Stallworth, 33, 3102 22nd Place, North Chicago, was arrested around 4:15 a.m. Aug. 29 and charged with possession of marijuana, driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs and transportation of open liquor after an officer...
The Briefs
Lake Park seniors earn national honors Four Lake Park High School seniors have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. The students were selected based on test scores of the 2004 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying...
The Briefs
Genealogical group to offer some tips The DuPage County Genealogical Society will begin its fall meeting schedule at 6:45 p.m. Thursday at Toms Price, 303 Front St. Wheaton. Martin Shallenberger will speak on "How I Found My Ancestors Back to...
The Briefs
Library to offer Internet Basics class The Addison Public Library is offering Internet Basics at 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday at the library, Two Friendship Plaza. This 90-minute class introduces participants to beginning Web surfing concepts,...