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 24, 2004

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23 Schools Ready for Title Chase at Deer Grove East
Byline: Michael Eaken Daily Herald Correspondent The leaves haven't started to change color yet and the thermometer is still hitting summertime marks. But there is definitely a change in the air. As the calendar flips to fall, the area runners...
8-Year-Old Completes Her First Triathlon
Byline: Beth Sneller Daily Herald Staff Writer Amina Sahibousidq has accomplished something not many adults - much less 8-year-old girls - have done. She has completed a triathlon. The Naperville girl and Brookdale Elementary School second-...
A Common Note Love of Music Draws Youths to Midwest Young Artists
Byline: Janet DeRaleau Daily Herald Correspondent Tucked away on a quiet, tree-lined street in what used to be the Fort Sheridan Army base is Midwest Young Artists. Within its four walls - that once served as the base's stockade and still has...
A Hobby to Get Stuck on Scrapbooking a Personalized Pastime for Many
Byline: Elisabeth Mistretta Daily Herald Staff Writer It seems like one of those things where you're either in, or you're out. You are either a scrapbooker who craves cropping and embellishing, or you're just satisfied knowing family photos are...
Alderman Aims to Be St. Charles Mayor
Byline: Lisa Smith Daily Herald Staff Writer Criticizing the current administration for increasing taxes, doling out millions in tax incentives with no return on the investment and exhibiting an overall "lack of vision," St. Charles Alderman Don...
Alterie Focused on Ultimate Prize 'Golf Is My Life' Says Batavia Senior Who Has Talent to Contend for State Championship
Byline: Kevin Johnson Daily Herald Correspondent You know you are good in golf when you think par is a disappointment. Batavia senior Christie Alterie is good. If fact, she's very good. She, her teammates and her coach all think she can become...
An Annual Flurry of Fall Bazaars despite the Seasonal Ups and Downs, Crafters Say the Fun Doesn't Fluctuate
Byline: Jennifer Patterson Daily Herald Correspondent Wanted: Crafters with a variety of handmade items and the perseverance to stick out a tough economy and an abundance of mass- produced look-alikes. Or so an ad reflective of the current atmosphere...
Apartment 26 Goes Little Too Far out on Limb with Touches of Jazz, Funk, Hip-Hop
Byline: Evan Thorne Apartment 26, "Music for the Massive" (Atlantic) Jazz, funk and hip-hop are not normally associated with heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath. But Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler must have influenced his son, singer Terrence...
A-Plus Effort by Bison 'D'
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer Get three and leave it up to the "D" turned out to be a perfect formula for Buffalo Grove on Thursday night. What was even better for the Bison defense making Grant Greenberg's first-quarter...
Area Expo Offers Latest Scrapbook Items, Ideas
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer Scrapbooking enthusiasts can do some one-stop shopping for basic supplies and all the new accessories this weekend at the Odeum Sports and Expo Center in Villa Park. Nearly 60 exhibitors will...
Argo, Oak Lawn, Bloomington Central among the Surprise Teams
Byline: 'Edgy' Tim O'Halloran Special to the Daily Herald As we approach Week 5 of the Illinois high school football season, a handful of teams have made some significant strides over the last four weeks compared to this same time last year. ...
A Rose Most Foul
Byline: Ted Cox Pete Rose is a lout, a scoundrel, a liar, a cheat and an egomaniac. He spiked Ernie Banks, injured Ray Fosse in an exhibition game, and to judge by the way he kept putting his name in the lineup when he was one of the weakest-hitting...
A Sister Act, and Sister Attack Hartmann Duo Provides Rosary with Firepower
Byline: Christine Bolin Daily Herald Sports Writer First it was Julie. Then Rachel. And finally, Christine. Once one Hartmann sister started playing volleyball, it was almost like the other two were bound to do the same. "(Julie) played, so...
Back from the War Zone County Board Seat Hopeful Says Home Is Not Where Iraq Is
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer A DuPage County Board candidate who grabbed headlines with his long-distance campaign from Iraq has quit his contract job in that country and come home. Timothy M. Gingras says he won't return...
Batavia Breaks Through
Byline: Darryl Mellema Daily Herald Correspondent When Batavia last defeated Geneva in a boys soccer match, even the oldest Bulldogs on the current roster were relative pups. And when that last Batavia victory came - 1996 was the best guess of...
Batavia Makes Its Noise on the Court
Byline: Dave Heun Daily Herald Correspondent The first order of business for Batavia coach Lori Trippi-Payne was to get the blaring music toned down in the Batavia gym prior to her team's Suburban Prairie North match against Kaneland. Apparently,...
Bears Look to Put Heat on Vikings' Culpepper
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer The Philadelphia Eagles did the Bears a favor Monday night by demonstrating the perfect way to prevent the Minnesota Vikings from connecting on deep balls to Randy Moss: Don't let quarterback Daunte...
Bell Wins with Fastbreak History of Boys Basketball in Illinois
Byline: Bob Frisk Taylor Bell saved me this summer. OK, that sounds a little more dramatic than it really was at the time, but Bell gave me a tremendous boost when it was needed the most. There's nothing like a good book to help pass the time...
Benet Works for Win vs. Warriors
Byline: Orrin Schwarz Daily Herald Sports Writer Victories against good teams are hard to come by, but when you get one during the dog days of the season, you're grateful. So when Benet pulled out a 2-1 victory at home against No. 7 Wheaton Academy,...
Bertil E. Landstrom
Bertil E. Landstrom of Wheaton since 1952 Services for Bertil E. "Bert" Landstrom, 83, will be held at 10 a.m. today, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 515 S. Wheaton Ave., Wheaton. Born Feb. 19, 1921, in Ceresco, Neb., where he was also raised, the...
Billy Reay, Hawks' Winningest Coach, Dead at 86
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer Billy Reay, the winningest coach in Blackhawks history and a two-time Stanley Cup champion as a player, died Thursday at age 86. Reay, who had suffered from cancer, won 516 games behind the Hawks'...
Blue Devils Shut Down Gaebler, Mustangs
Byline: Jeff Newton Daily Herald Correspondent There will be plenty of pictures of Mundelein senior Jake Gaebler to go around this season. From the Mustangs football game program, to the back page of your favorite newspaper, Gaebler's mug will...
Bomb Scare Disrupts SCE Invite Schedule
Byline: Darryl Mellema Daily Herald Correspondent Monday's bomb scare disrupted more than just the school day at St. Charles East. The St. Charles East Invitational had two boys soccer matches scheduled for Norris Stadium that night. St. Charles...
Braheny Quite a Catch for Saxons in OT
Byline: Howard Schlossberg Daily Herald Correspondent Kyle Braheny saved his 11th and best catch for last. Once again frustrating a double team, he outleaped two Conant defenders in the front left corner of the end zone on fourth-and- goal in...
Brent Allen Ritchey Sr
Brent Allen Ritchey Sr. of Mundelein Funeral services for Brent Allen Ritchey Sr., 54, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at the Community Protestant Church, 418 N. Prairie Ave., Mundelein. Born Sept. 21, 1950, as David Bruce Sigman, he passed...
Brother-Sister Combos Leading the Way for Three Area Teams
Byline: Dennis Van Milligen Daily Herald Correspondent Get used to seeing these names in the boys and girls cross country results this fall - Beaird, DeBerge and Somerfield. Those names represent three of the best brother-sister combinations...
Bug-Eyed First Graders Take a Look at the Lives of Insects
Byline: Kari Allen Daily Herald Staff Writer First graders at Ellsworth Elementary School already know what an entomologist is. Kids who have visited Morton Arboretum have learned they could become forensic entomologists or scientific illustrators....
Buyers Get Jump on Halloween at Maxwell Street Fair
Byline: Fernando Diaz Almost a month and a half before the scariest day of the year, a couple of scary characters were the rage at this year's semi-annual Maxwell Street Fair in Hanover Park. Sherry Craig, village clerk, said several people were...
Camera Loves Katie, Little Else in Outdated Date Movie
Byline: Dann Gire Daily Herald Film Critic "First Daughter" out of four Opens today Starring As Katie Holmes Samantha Marc Blucas James Michael Keaton John Mackenzie Amerie Mia Margaret Colin Melanie Mackenzie Screenplay...
Candidates Quick to Use Music to Get Voters Tuned In
Byline: Eric Krol The crowd of defense contractor employees sat waiting for House Speaker Dennis Hastert and Congressman Phil Crane to stroll down the aisle. The weather was perfect, the tent was packed, cake and ice cream awaited. All was as it...
Carey Cashes in for Tigers vs. Huskies
Byline: Neil Shalin Daily Herald Correspondent Molly Carey of Wheaton Warrenville South was a little nervous going into her second- singles match against Naperville North on Thursday, but she wasn't going to let it show. Carey, who is usually...
Carmel's 'Good Kids' Can Play Good Tennis
Byline: Bob Gosman Daily Herald Correspondent Carmel coach Nancy Fehn described the players on her team as "good kids." Good kids who can also really play some tennis. Through Wednesday, the Corsairs (9-0, 5-0) were undefeated in dual matches...
Cats Top Pats - Again Lancaster and Swan Hook Up Twice in Victory
Byline: Patricia Babcock McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer The tone in Mike Morrissey's voice suddenly picked up when he recalled a freshman game he played in three years ago against Libertyville. "It was great," the Stevenson senior linebacker...
Celebrate after a Loss? It's Not in the Cards
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer PITTSBURGH - The St. Louis Cardinals could have celebrated early. They could have celebrated before Monday's game at Milwaukee, when the Cubs were losing the second game of a doubleheader at Florida....
Central School's Future Embroiled in Legal Fight
Byline: Lee Filas Daily Herald Staff Writer Attorneys representing a construction and architectural firm being sued by Gavin School District 37 have until Oct. 13 to explain why Central School in Ingleside should not be leveled. Lawyers for Boller...
Charges Continue to Accumulate for Island Lake Man
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer An Island Lake man already accused of several financial crimes was charged with another one Thursday. Police say Paul Brown, 38, now faces a felony theft charge for using six trucks he may...
Chat with Naperville Rotary Club Is Good Reminder of Life Lessons
Byline: Jim Davis I was kinda nervous about my presentation Thursday to the Rotary Club of Naperville. For one thing, I had gotten roped into bringing my guitar. For another, I was cautioned by more than one person - including one of the owners...
Chronicling a Soldier's Everyday Life Sugar Grove Man Recounts His Experiences of the 1960s
Byline: Janet Doherty We have all read the history textbooks that tell us the way things were a long time ago and from that we are to draw our own conclusions about what may or may not have happened to the people involved with them. Unfortunately,...
Church Flourishes in 75th Year Wheaton Bible Church Draws 3,500 Each Week
Byline: James Fuller Daily Herald Staff Writer Wheaton Bible Church was no small miracle when it was first built in 1929 with the country reeling from the Great Depression. Roughly 160 people pooled $30,000 - and in some cases took out second...
CLC Captures Crown at Lancers' Own Invite
Byline: Bob Gosman Daily Herald Correspondent The College of Lake County volleyball team did not engage in a spirited warmup prior to the championship match of Saturday's Lake County Invitational. Hey, you'd be tired too if this was your sixth...
Co-Curricular Activities Offer a Well-Rounded Education
Byline: J. Peter Lueck The federal No Child Left Behind Act seems to have generated great interest in the media since it was signed into law Jan. 8, 2002. As one of the federal government's most sweeping changes to education in a generation,...
Commitment Sought for Itasca Downtown Strategy Committee
Byline: Kat Zeman Daily Herald Staff Writer Itasca has a vision for revitalizing its downtown. Consultants hired by the village last year to conduct a downtown market analysis are pitching a strategic action plan they believe will help attract...
Committee to Hear 6 Firms Vie for Jail Project
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer A half dozen companies - some nationally known in the corrections field - make up the short list of firms vying for the potential $50 million-plus contract to build a new Kane County jail. "All...
Concert Picks
Byline: Mark Guarino Music critic Diamanda Galas plays the Park West Saturday. Diamanda Galas, 8 p.m. Saturday at Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago. $30. (312) 559-1212. There is no octave range piano diva Diamanda Galas can't reach...
County Planning to Improve the Look of Algonquin Road
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer When work begins in 2006 to widen Algonquin Road west of Randall Road, motorists passing through will have to live with a mess of delays, dirt and dust for as long as two years. But unlike their...
Couple Hopes to Chip Away Sun City's Rock Rules
Byline: Lisa Balde Jim and Mary Pristelski just want to put some decorative rocks along their property. They've got several, three to four-inch rocks along their patio in the back yard, mostly to give their landscaping efforts a clean look. ...
Crede Turns Frowns around Crowd Goes Home Happy after He Hits Game-Winning Home Run in Ninth
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer The worst part of the job, according to White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen, is watching his team play poorly in front of the home crowd. "These people have been coming out all season, and they care...
Decision Hurts Green More Than Dodgers
Byline: Barry Rozner I feel for Shawn Green. Not for the criticism he will face for skipping a baseball game in a pennant race, but instead because he has gone down a road so narrow that it'll be difficult to ever hang a U-turn. Now that Green...
Delay in Robert Goldman Trial Comes out of Defense Attorneys' Pockets
Byline: Tony Gordon Time is money. In the case of a former CLTV sports anchor charged with indecent solicitation of a child, the cost of the time granted his attorneys for another continuance of the trial date comes to $188.21. Robert Goldman,...
Devils, Sequoits Post Crossover Shutouts
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Like any good midfielder, Warren's Ricardo Rodriguez knows his job is to do more than score. "An assist is a lot more important than the goal," Rodriguez said, "because you set up the play." Rodriguez got the ball...
DiMonte's Long-Distance Return Lifts Barrington
Byline: Larry Weindruch Daily Herald Correspondent Tony DiMonte made the play of the game, perhaps the play of his career, and completely changed the complexion of the game between his Barrington Broncos and the host and rival Fremd Vikings. ...
Dist. 129 Seeks Public Input in Chief Search
Byline: John Johnston Daily Herald Correspondent West Aurora school district 129 took the first steps in a search for a new superintendent this week, mapping a plan to discover what the community wants in the district's highest office. Representatives...
Dist. 211 to Require Summer Program
Byline: Chad Brooks Daily Herald Staff Writer In an effort to increase student achievement, incoming freshmen who do not score well on placement tests in Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 will now be required to enroll in a new six-week...
Dist. 21 Votes to Keep Government Funds for Now
Byline: Avian Carrasquillo Daily Herald Staff Writer The Wheeling Township Elementary School District 21 school board will wait a little longer before making a final decision whether or not to reject Title I funds from the government, which are...
Dist. 33 Voters Giveth and State Taketh Away Illinois Cuts District's Funding in Wake of Local Tax Hike
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer Even after voters approved a tax-increase request last year, West Chicago Elementary School District 33 can't seem to get ahead - or even catch up. When the state plugged the district's extra revenue...
District 214 Considers Buses, Belts Board Debates Trading Its Vans for Mini-Buses, While Resident Urges Shoulder Harnesses
Byline: Erin Holmes Daily Herald Staff Writer After years of standing before local school boards to plead his case, Rob Sherman sat down Thursday - and buckled up. The Buffalo Grove resident used old-fashioned show-and-tell to exhibit the school...
Divisions Are Getting Serious
Byline: Rusty Silber Daily Herald Correspondent In the run for the North Suburban Conference boys soccer championship, it's nearly time for the real games to begin. Starting next week, matches within the Lake and Prairie divisions will begin...
Downtown Naperville Day out a Hit with Ladies
Byline: Amy Boerema Daily Herald Staff Writer Phyllis Jackson and her mother, Ada Carlisle, took full advantage of Ladies Day and Night Out Thursday in downtown Naperville. They got their nails painted for free. They got a watch battery replaced...
Drapery Company Opens to Retail Market
Byline: Heather Cunningham Often it is what we have a knack at, things that we are good at that others have trouble mastering, that lead us to the career that fits us best. That was the case for Lisa Wroblewski, who had always loved to sew. ...
Driver Escapes Serious Injury from Tree Limb
Byline: Christine Byers Daily Herald Staff Writer A 51-year-old Ringwood man is lucky to be alive after a tree limb fell on his car Thursday. Randall Imhoff was westbound on Route 72 in West Dundee between Sleepy Hollow and Randall roads when...
Dugan Might Face Trial Prosecutors Say They Have New Evidence in Nicarico Murder
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer More than two decades after Jeanine Nicarico's murder, prosecutors have amassed the strongest physical evidence yet - including a hair - that officials say links an imprisoned child killer...
Dundee Jaycees Chapter Will Fold without More Members
Byline: Gerard Dziuba Members of the Dundee Jaycees are fighting to keep their 40- year-old organization from going into extinction. That battle is being waged with a membership drive this month. If they win it, they will have found at least...
DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Search of pond concluded: DuPage County sheriff officials said Thursday their search of the Knolls Park pond near Lombard had ended. Investigators will continue to try to determine the owner of the keys and T-shirt found on the shore. The discovery...
Editorials
Why stop at pop? What are students in Naperville Unit School District 203 expected to wash their Butterfingers, Twinkies and Everlasting Gobstoppers down with if the school board outlaws soda sales during the school day? HURRAH! Russ Martineau...
Editorials
Health board shake-up merits praise It is rare when the state, on its own initiative, aims a spotlight at shady conduct in its government, illuminating the scandal. More often, suspicions of unethical conduct are given a wink and nod. So give...
Elgin Council Scrutinizing City Manager
Byline: Tom O'Konowitz Daily Herald Staff Writer Pressure on Elgin City Manager David Dorgan is on the rise, with the senior city council member again chiding him publicly for ignoring direct orders. During Wednesday's council meeting, veteran...
Elite Teams Bring Class to Palatine's Invite
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent The state boys cross country meet will not be held until Nov. 6 in Peoria. However, anyone who wants to get a general idea of what the state meet will look like should attend the Palatine Invitational...
Elmhurst Athlete Chosen for Paralympics in Greece
Byline: Ron Skrabacz Six months ago, Elmhurst resident Sam Williams and his family received word that he would be representing the United States in Greece in the 2004 Paralympics. His six days of competition began Thursday after arriving in Greece...
Emotions on High for NIU-Bowling Green
Byline: Adam Rittenberg Daily Herald Sports Writer DEKALB - The magnitude of Northern Illinois' rivalry with Bowling Green can't be quantified by a record book or an atlas. The series archive is brief and unimpressive, with stretches of annual...
Event to Honor Representatives from Sister City
Byline: Sue Ter Maat Don't miss a banquet held in honor of a delegation from Termini Imerese, Italy, at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Belvedere Events and Banquet, 1170 W. Devon Ave. in Elk Grove Village. Residents and business people are encouraged...
Everything Adds Up to Purdue
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer The 109th season of Big Ten conference play gets under way Saturday, but why suffer through the suspense that figures to build up over the next nine weeks? It's obvious which school will accept...
Family-Friendly Two Palatine Watering Holes Cater to Parents, Kids
Byline: Deborah Pankey Daily Herald Food Editor In my single days I spent many nights in downtown Palatine. I'd watch the Bad Examples on stage or play darts at Durty Nellie's or hang out drinking beers and watching guys play foosball across the...
Five Minutes with ... Kristina Passarelli
Byline: Amy E. Williams Daily Herald Correspondent Although she was already busy running to her daughter Rossella's preschool, to her job as a nurse and to graduate school for her advanced practice degree, Kristina Passarelli decided to add something...
Football Previews
EAST SUBURBAN CATHOLIC St. Viator (1-3, 1-3) at Marian Catholic (2-2, 2-2) When: 7:30 p.m. today, Joe Orr Road and Ashland Ave., Chicago Heights Last week: St. Viator lost to Benet 17-7; Marian def. Nazareth 31-27 Outlook: St. Viator would...
Football Previews
DuPage Valley Conference West Chicago (1-3, 0-2) at West Aurora (3-1, 1-1) Game time: 7:30 p.m., today. Last year: West Chicago 38, West Aurora 14. Last week: WW South 35, West Chicago 14; West Aurora 14, Glenbard East 0. Player to watch:...
Football Previews
Waubonsie Valley (2-2, 2-0) vs. Neuqua Valley (3-1, 2-0) 7:30 p.m. today at North Central College's Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium, Naperville The game: These teams join Lake Park and St. Charles North in a four-team tie atop the Upstate Eight Conference....
Football Previews
DeKalb (0-4, 0-2) at Bartlett (1-3, 0-1) When: Noon Saturday at Millenium Field Last week: Bartlett 14, Rockford Boylan 7; Neuqua Valley 48, DeKalb 0. Last year: Bartlett 44, DeKalb 0. Outlook: With their dreaded early-season schedule in...
Football Previews
DuPage Valley West Chicago (1-3, 0-2) at West Aurora (3-1, 1-1) Game time: 7:30 p.m., today. Last year: West Chicago 38, West Aurora 14. Last week: WW South 35, West Chicago 14; West Aurora 14, Glenbard East 0. Player to watch: Will...
Football Previews
EAST SUBURBAN CATHOLIC St. Joseph (0-4, 0-4) at Carmel (4-0, 4-0) When: 7:30 p.m. today Last week: St. Joseph lost to St. Patrick, 42-6; Carmel def. Notre Dame, 21-10. Outlook: Carmel and St. Joseph have the Friday Night spotlight to themselves...
For Shame! Waters' Film about Sex Isn't Sexy - or Funny
Byline: Amy Carr Daily Herald Staff Writer "A Dirty Shame" out of four Opens today Starring As Tracey Ullman Sylvia Stickles Johnny Knoxville Ray-Ray Perkins Selma Blair Caprice Stickles Chris Isaak Vaughn Stickles Written...
For Some Area Teams, Must-Win Situations Coming Up Already
Byline: Kevin Schmit Time for the midseason report. Nothing against the first few weeks of the season, but Week Four flashed a glimpse of how good the action is getting around here. Between the Naperville North-Glenbard North and the Hinsdale...
For the Players, Playoff Format Is a Big Winner
Byline: Bob Gosman At most high school golf tournaments, ties for first place are broken with a scorecard playoff. For instance, the 18th hole might be declared as the tiebreaker. Then, whichever golfer had a better score at No. 18 is declared...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Campton open house: Concerned Citizens of Campton will have an open house to inform Campton Township residents about a proposed annexation of township land by the city of Elgin. The 652-acre property under consideration straddles the Plato and Campton...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Elgin Lowe's closer to reality: A new shopping center that could house a Lowe's home improvement store on Elgin's west side is closer to being built. The city council on Wednesday unanimously backed a measure to sell 26 acres at the northeast corner...
Friends Died of Separate Overdoses
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer After a night of partying together, two friends were found dead the next morning in their separate homes in Lisle. Police suspected both died early July 17 of drug overdoses, judging...
Frosh Helps Antioch to Victory
Byline: Daily Herald Reports With Erin Moncelle and Jessica McWilliams sidelined due to illness, freshman Katie Lonergan took advantage of an opportunity and helped lead Antioch's girls volleyball team to a 25-20, 25-14 win over Wauconda in a North...
Fun, Fact-Based Comedy Projects America's Obsession with Films
Byline: Dann Gire Daily Herald Film Critic "The Last Shot" out of four Opens today Starring As Alec Baldwin Joe Devine Matthew Broderick Steven Schats Ray Liotta Jack Devine Toni Collette Emily French With Joan Cusack,...
Funny Business: This Weekend Heralds a Comedy Bonanza
Byline: Barbara Vitello Button-down Bob Newhart, the Oak Park native and former Chicago accountant and copywriter, made history when his 1960 album "The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart," featuring his trademark one-way phone calls, became the first...
Garbage Billing Mistakes to Be Corrected Some Lake Villa- Area Residents Were Overcharged for Yard Waste Removal
Byline: Sheila Ahern Daily Herald Staff Writer Lake Villa area residents convinced they were throwing money away along with their garbage and yard waste were probably correct. Recently, village and township officials caught several billing errors...
Geneva Baptist Church to Open 2nd Campus
Byline: Nancy Gier As the father of four active sons who played in 200 baseball games this past season, the Rev. Brian Coffey has considered the benefits of cloning. If the science fiction fantasy could become reality, it would greatly benefit his...
Geneva Offense Getting More Aggressive, Successful
Byline: Mike Miazga Daily Herald Correspondent The Geneva sophomore girls' volleyball team started the season 4-5, with wins against Minooka, Plainfield South, York and Oswego, and split a match with Waubonsie Valley. Geneva's losses were to...
Give It Time 'Mouse Cop' Shows Signs of Untested Work
Byline: Jack Helbig Daily Herald Correspondent "Mouse Cop" 1/2 out of four Location: Noble Fool at Pheasant Run Resort & Spa, 4051 E. Main (Route 64), St. Charles Times: 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays; 4:30 and 9 p.m. Saturdays;...
Glenside Girls Ready to Have Their Dream Season
Byline: Joshua Welge Daily Herald Staff Writer This is the season the Glenside Middle School softball team couldn't wait for. And the girls aren't ready for it to end. Glenside, led by four eighth-graders in their third year on the team, beat...
Glut of Injuries Isn't Stopping Waubonsie
Byline: Gary Larsen Daily Herald Correspondent Waubonsie Valley reeled off seven consecutive wins through Tuesday's 4-1 victory over Lake Park, and the Warriors have done it with a reduced roster that wasn't all that full to begin with. Seeing...
Grayslake Living History Tour Returns with Cast of Characters
Byline: C. L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer Grayslake residents who want to know more about the people who shaped the village may want to attend the seventh annual living history tour at the Grayslake Cemetery Oct. 3. Each year the Grayslake...
Grens Know East Will Be Tough
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer Elk Grove was trying to make sure it brought itself back to reality before it was done by someone else. "I wrote 'Conant' on the board and erased it," Elk Grove coach Bruce Bazsali said of last...
Group Formed in Dist. 15 for Parents of Special Education Children
Byline: Melissa Hollander A new group for parents of special education children in Palatine Township Elementary District 15 has been formed and is sponsoring programs each month during the school year. Special Education Parents Accessing Resources...
Hatters' Return Should Make Jacobs Stronger
Byline: Mike Miazga Daily Herald Correspondent An already strong Jacobs boys cross country team is about to get even stronger. The Golden Eagles, who have excelled in a trio of invitationals, are expected to have the services of standout runner...
Head of School off to a Good Start
Byline: Susan Wanamaker Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart is making history, and headlines, in more than one way this year. Not only is the school celebrating 100 years of exceptional education in Lake Forest, but it has also just inducted its...
Hendry Deserves Plenty of Kudos for Talent He's Assembled
Byline: Bruce Miles PITTSBURGH - If experience is the best teacher, Cubs general manager Jim Hendry certainly looks to have learned the lessons of 2003 and put them to good use in 2004. All this is said knowing full well the Cubs of 2004 might...