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 1, 2010

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15th District Hopefuls Talk Sales Tax
Byline: Ashok Selvam aselvam@dailyherald.com Businesses owners from Cook County towns, including Palatine and Hanover Park, have protested the county's sales-tax increase over the past two years. They blamed the increase for sending potential...
300 Attend Interfaith Dinner
Byline: Madhu Krishnamurthy mkrishnamurthy@dailyherald.com Though nearly 700 miles from the controversy over a proposed Islamic community center and mosque near ground zero, the topic that has grabbed national headlines in recent weeks was very...
6 More U.S. Troops Die in Afghanistan
Byline: Robert H. Reid Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan -- Six more American troops were killed in action in Afghanistan, ending August with a spike in bloodshed that has claimed the lives of 19 U.S. service members in only four days. The...
AL Pitching Comparison
AL pitching comparison 2010 TEAM (2010 VS OPP) (LAST 3 STARTS) PITCHERS LINE W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA W-L IP ERA HWG WHITE SOX Garcia (r) -130 11-5 4.89 15-9 No record 1-0 18.2 ...
AL Standings
AL standings East W L Pct GB New York 82 50 .621 -- Tampa Bay 81 51 .614 1 Boston 74 58 .561 8 Toronto 69 63 .523 13 Baltimore 49 83 .371 ...
American Cancer Society Screening Guidelines
The American Cancer Society recommends that men have a chance to make an informed decision with their health care provider about whether to be screened for prostate cancer. The decision should be made after getting information about the uncertainties,...
A Modern Day Valjean? It Could Be So
I attended about one-third of Rod Blagojevich's first trial (RB-I). It was educational and entertaining as well as disheartening and at times frightening. In all honesty, the Aug. 17 postverdict press scrum featuring Blagojevich, Sam Adam Sr. and Jr.,...
Anderson Starting; Leinart Meets with Coach
Byline: Associated Press Derek Anderson will start at quarterback again for Arizona when the Cardinals play Washington on Thursday night in their final preseason game. Coach Ken Whisenhunt said he will use the same playing order as he did in...
A Real Crowd-Pleaser Buffalo Grove Days Offers Activities for People of All Ages, Interests
Byline: Karen Danenberg Buffalo Grove Days committee By Karen Danenberg Buffalo Grove Days committee If it's Labor Day weekend, it must be Buffalo Grove Days, the annual six-day festival that combines carnival rides, a variety of food, arts...
A Real Crowd-Pleaser Buffalo Grove Days Offers a Variety of Activities for People of All Ages, Interests
Byline: Karen Danenberg Buffalo Grove Days committee If it's Labor Day weekend, it must be Buffalo Grove Days, the annual six-day festival that combines carnival rides, a variety of food, arts and crafts, games, mascots and live entertainment on...
Arts and Crafts Sept. 11-12 Sept. 17-19 Sept. 18-19 Sept. 25 Sept. 25-26 Sept. 30 by Oct. 1
Festival of the Vine Craft Show: More than 50 exhibitors display creative wares, including clothing, ceramics and concrete items, sculptures, florals and ironwork, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12, along...
Arts and Crafts Sept. 11-12 Sept. 17-19 Sept. 18-19 Sept. 25 Sept. 25-26 Sept. 30 by Oct. 1 Oct. 2 Oct. 8 Oct. 9-10 Oct. 15-17 Oct. 16 Oct. 16-17 Oct. 23 Oct. 30 Nov. 6 Nov. 13
Festival of the Vine Craft Show: More than 50 exhibitors display creative wares, including clothing, ceramics and concrete items, sculptures, florals and ironwork, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12, along...
Auditions
To submit a listing, e-mail foxvalley@dailyherald.com. Steel Beam: Steel Beam Theatre kicks off its 10th season of live children's theater in downtown St. Charles with the musical "Aladdin and his Wonderful, Magical Lamp." Auditions for this show...
Barry Sets St. Charles East to Another Victory
Byline: Ken Tillotson ktillotson@dailyherald.com St. Charles East sophomore setter Erienne Barry directed a balanced attack with 23 assists and 3 blocks, helping the Saints garner a 25-20, 25-20 non-conference road victory Tuesday over Wheaton North....
Birds' Bones Built for Flight but Still Produce Red Blood Cells -BYLN-
Bird lovers, you might not realize it, but you belong to a very large club. About 20 percent of Americans enjoy the sport of bird-watching, an easy, low-cost hobby that can start in your backyard and take you far across the globe in search of exotic...
Brutal Mexican Drug Lord Caught
Byline: Mark Stevenson and Paul J. Weber Associated Press MEXICO CITY -- A former Texas high school football player and petty street dealer who allegedly rose to become one of Mexico's most savage assassins became the third major drug lord brought...
Burlington Overcomes Mistakes, Tips Kaneland
Byline: John Lemon jlemon@dailyherald.com Kaitlyn O'Reilly is out to prove a new-look Burlington Central volleyball team can still be a big-time winner -- even if might come in less powerful fashion. Gone are a pair of Division I hitters, Stephanie...
Call from Blackhawks All Turco Needed to Hear
Byline: Tim Sassone tsassone@dailyherald.com When last season ended and Marty Turco knew he would be testing the waters as a free agent, Chicago was his clear-cut No. 1 destination. And then the Blackhawks went and won the Stanley Cup. No...
Candidates Weigh in on Religious Zoning
Byline: Jake Griffin jgriffin@dailyherald.com Both candidates vying for the DuPage County Board chairman's post in November agree with a proposal to prohibit religious facilities and other places of assembly in unincorporated residential areas....
Can't Wait to Get on Road againBut Barrington Hills Man's Neighbor Is Legally Digging It Up
Byline: Ben Geier bgeier@dailyherald.com Joseph Evans has driven down the same road to get to his Barrington Hills home for years, a road he said had been there for 88 years and which he paid to improve a few years ago. No more. Last month, his...
Can't Wait to Get on the Road Again but Barrington Hills Man's Neighbor Is Legally Digging It Up
Byline: Ben Geier bgeier@dailyherald.com Joseph Evans has driven down the same road to get to his Barrington Hills home for years, a road he said had been there for 88 years and which he paid to improve a few years ago. No more. Last month, his...
Career Coach to Guide You through Natural Networking
Events that help those in the business world network with each other, such as political meetings, chamber events, business outings and job fairs. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Barrington Career Center: 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, 600...
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Rachel Carlson Visitation for Rachel Carlson, 86, a resident of Windsor Park Manor in Carol Stream and Bethany Beach, Sawyer, Mich., and a former longtime resident of Joliet, will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, at Hultgren Funeral Home,...
Cary-Grove Holds off Johnsburg
Byline: Dave Hess Daily Herald Correspondent Being the defending Class 4A state volleyball champs, Cary-Grove realizes every opponent it faces during the 2010 campaign will be ready to give their best effort against the Trojans. Tuesday's opponent,...
Charges Dropped against Dog Shooter
Byline: Tony Gordon Legal Affairs Writer tgordon@dailyherald.com Lake County prosecutors on Tuesday dropped the remaining criminal charges against a Grayslake-area man sentenced to prison for shooting a dog. Lake County Assistant State's Attorney...
Chick-Fil-A Starts Clucking about Opening in Aurora
Byline: Kim Mikus kmikus@dailyherald.com Chick-fil-A fans, get your sleeping bag ready. The Atlanta-based restaurateur announced its first suburban location will open Sept. 16 in Aurora. The fast-food chain, which announced its launch into this...
Collins Should Get Long Look
Byline: Bob LeGere RLegere@dailyherald.com Backup quarterback Todd Collins will see his first playing time for the Bears on Thursday night against the Browns, and with most starters playing less than a quarter, he could get extended snaps. "I...
Condo's Overhang Collapses
Byline: Paul Biasco pbiasco@dailyherald.com A Carol Stream condominium building's 60-foot-wide decorative overhang collapsed early Tuesday morning, forcing 23 families to evacuate. There were no injuries. The bricks and mortar gave way about...
Court Coloring Books Go Overseas
The 19th Judicial Circuit's popular series of coloring books, designed to introduce children to the court system, has crossed the Atlantic Ocean. Court Administrator Robert Zastany, in his second year of volunteer work with the United States Agency...
Crafters Wanted for Church's Fall Fair
Calls for volunteers and events that benefit the public, such as calls for donations of food or items, blood drives, food giveaways, financial assistance etc. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Crafters wanted: Registration deadline is Wednesday,...
Cubs Fall as Sandberg Interviews for Manager
Byline: Bruce Miles bmiles@dailyherald.com Cubs general manager Jim Hendry was in Albuquerque on Tuesday, and it wasn't only to watch the Cubs' Class AAA Iowa team as they try to make the playoffs. Hendry also was there to talk with Iowa manager...
Cutler 'Good,' Says Things Not So Bad
Byline: Bob LeGere rlegere@dailyherald.com Despite a preseason that has had him running for his life or ducking for cover far too often, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler can't wait for the regular season to begin. That might seem odd, considering...
Defending Champ Palatine Is off and Running
Byline: Michael Eaken Daily Herald Correspondent Palatine's girls cross country team had a pretty special year last season, capping it by winning its seventh state title and running in the Nike Nationals in Oregon. But the Pirates are ready to...
District 155 Superintendent Plans to Step Down in 2012
Byline: Jameel Naqvi jnaqvi@dailyherald.com Jill Hawk will retire as superintendent of Crystal Lake High School District 155 at the end of the 2011-12 school year, when her contract expires. Hawk, who has led the district since 2005, announced...
Drew Peterson's Son Fights to Save Cop Job
Byline: Christy Gutowski Legal Affairs Writer cgutowski@dailyherald.com Stephen Peterson admitted under oath that he stashed his infamous father's favorite guns, but the Oak Brook police officer denies that constitutes a violation of department...
Drury Lane Shines
Byline: Barbara Vitello bvitello@dailyherald.com The accolades just keep on coming for the rejuvenated Drury Lane Oakbrook which led all equity theaters when the 2009-2010 equity Joseph Jefferson Award nominations were announced early Tuesday. ...
Dundee-Crown, Bartlett Shine at Elgin Open
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent The results had a familiar ring at the Elgin City Classic cross-country invitational at Lords Park Tuesday. The Dundee-Crown boys and the Bartlett girls won their respective team titles for the...
DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Oswald's celebrates 135th: One of Naperville's oldest businesses -- Oswald's Pharmacy -- will celebrate its 135th anniversary on Oct. 2. The pharmacy at 88 W. Gartner Road is the second-oldest business in Naperville, behind only Beidelman's Furniture...
Earl Threatens East Coast
Byline: Emery P. Dalesio Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. -- A powerful Hurricane Earl threatened to sideswipe much of the East Coast just ahead of Labor Day, worrying countless vacationers who planned to spend the traditional last week of summer...
ECC Series to Show Best of Foreign Films
The best in foreign cinema will be shown this fall during the Elgin Community College Humanities Center's International Film Series. Held the first Friday and third Tuesday each month, the series is part of the center's effort to foster cross-cultural...
Ex-Coach Gets Probation in Child Molestation Case
Byline: Tony Gordon Legal Affairs Writer tgordon@dailyherald.com A former coach at a St. Charles cheerleading school charged with having sex with a student was placed on three years probation Tuesday after pleading guilty to a reduced charge. ...
Ex-Coach's Trial Begins in Child Porn Case
Byline: Josh Stockinger jstockinger@dailyherald.com A St. Charles man and former gymnastics coach charged with possessing child pornography told police he knew the images on his computer were illegal and "wrong," according to an audio recording...
Exelon Invests in Wind Company Buys Deere Section for $900 Million
Byline: Associated Press MOLINE -- Deere & Co. will sell its wind energy business to a subsidiary of Exelon for $900 million, the company said Tuesday, potentially signaling an active merger and acquisition period ahead for the power industry....
Falcons Fall to Bison
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent A late second-half strike from Alex Hughes proved to be the difference for Buffalo Grove in a 1-0 victory over Wheaton North on Tuesday afternoon at steamy Conant High School as the Lake Park boys...
FEMA Aid Distributed to Counties
Byline: Jake Griffin jgriffin@dailyherald.com More than $67 million in federal aid has been distributed to Illinois residents in seven counties who suffered property damage following flooding caused by heavy rains in late July and earlier this month....
FEMA Aid Distributed to Flooded Counties
Byline: Jake Griffin jgriffin@dailyherald.com More than $67 million in federal aid has been distributed to Illinois residents in seven counties who suffered property damage following flooding caused by heavy rains in late July and earlier this month....
FEMA Distributes Flooding Aid Aid: More Than 2,500 Inspections Completed
Byline: Jake Griffin jgriffin@dailyherald.com More than $67 million in federal aid has been distributed to Illinois residents in seven counties who suffered property damage following flooding caused by heavy rains in late July and earlier this month....
Fence Post
Don't forget victims of our aggression I hope the imam who is behind building the Muslim cultural center near the site of the 9/11 attacks -- a so-called "sanctified" site, by the way, that includes liquor stores and strip joints -- does not cave...
Fence Post
Thanks for support in Winfield Run The Winfield Historical Society would like to acknowledge all of the businesses and individuals who supported Winfield Run XXVII. Sponsors: Winfield Park District, Winfield Post, Winfield Community Bank, John's...
Fence Post
U.S. needs more support, less hate I used to enjoy reading the Fence Post every day and my faith has been restored after reading the letter "Let's eliminate hate talk in letters" posted on Aug. 26, 2010. I believe the writer speaks for the silent...
Fence Post
Elderly treated worse than prisoners I have recently been looking for a placement for my 88-year-old mother. She was given 30 days to leave an assisted living facility. After spending all of her cash and doing a spend down to receive Medicaid,...
FIBA World
FIBA World Championships Preliminary round Top four in each group advance to eighth-finals Two points for a victory, one for a loss Group A At Kayseri, Turkey Team GP W L Pts Argentina 3 3 0 6 ...
Field of Dreams Horse Rescue Group to Hold a Fundraiser
Field of Dreams Horse Rescue and Adoption, a nonprofit, all-volunteer horse rescue organization in rural St. Charles, will host the "Mane Event -- A Horse's Tale," the fourth annual silent and live auction dinner fundraiser, at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept....
Former Coach Gets Probation for Sex with Student
Byline: Tony Gordon Legal Affairs Writer tgordon@dailyherald.com A former coach at a St. Charles cheerleading school charged with having sex with a student was placed on three years probation Tuesday after pleading guilty to a reduced charge. ...
Former Coach's Trial Begins in Child Porn Case
Byline: Josh Stockinger jstockinger@dailyherald.com A St. Charles man and former gymnastics coach charged with possessing child pornography told police he knew the images on his computer were illegal and "wrong," according to an audio recording...
Former Gymnastic Coach's Child Porn Trial Begins
Byline: Josh Stockinger jstockinger@dailyherald.com A St. Charles man and former gymnastics coach charged with possessing child pornography told police he knew the images on his computer were illegal and "wrong," according to an audio recording...
Fox Valley Parks Offers Free Week to Use Facilities
Saying goodbye is always difficult, but it's also an opportunity to say hello to something new. The bittersweet exchange is about to happen again as summer transitions into fall. The dog days are replaced by school days, and football season has...
Furlough Flap Hides the Real Issue
Illinois' unsustainable pension system turns up as the villain of the state's budget crisis so often it should get its own comic book persona. In the latest installment, the system figures into Gov. Pat Quinn's change of mind on making some state...
Get a Taste of Batavia at MainStreet Block Party
Batavia MainStreet invites everyone to celebrate Labor Day weekend downtown Sunday, Sept. 5, at the third annual Downtown Batavia Block Party, formerly called "The Bridge Bash." The event takes place in downtown Batavia and features the "Best of...
Get Involved
You can make a difference and help benefit the community where you live and work. The Volunteer Center has hundreds of opportunities; listed here is a sampling. Call the Center at (847) 228-1320. If you are 55 or older, call the Retired and Senior...
Gettysburg Casino Plan Divides Town, Nation
Byline: Marc Levy Associated Press GETTYSBURG, Pa. -- A divisive plan to build a casino near the site of the Civil War's tide-turning Battle of Gettysburg is in the mold of many other communities that have successfully meshed gambling with historical...
Gibby's Back-to-School Buffet Features Wine, Not Whine
Ahh. It's time to take a breather. You've bought all the school supplies, the lunches are packed and the kids are off on the bus. Now, it's time to take a little time for yourself. For a few hours, it's time to forget the endless hours of carpooling...
Girl's Garage Sale Raises Funds for Hospital's Brain Tumor Clinic
Emily Zint of Arlington Heights started seventh grade last week, one day after finishing up an important assignment -- she made a major donation to Children's Memorial Hospital's brain tumor clinic. Her summer-long project of organizing a garage...
Glow Could Go out at eSkape Center
Byline: Steve Zalusky szalusky@dailyherald.com Unless the village of Buffalo Grove relaxes its security requirements, Bill Feldgreber, managing partner of the eSkape family entertainment center, 350 McHenry Road, said the party could be over for...
Golf Outings Sept. 3 Sept. 9 Sept. 20 Sept. 24
To submit a listing, e-mail foxvalley@dailyherald.com. 'Take a Shot at Hunger': The fifth annual "Take a Shot at Hunger" golf outing fundraiser to benefit the Algonquin/Lake in the Hills Interfaith food pantry will be Friday, Sept. 3, at Redtail...
GOP State Senator Stumps for Right Nation Conference
Byline: Kerry Lester klester@dailyherald.com A prominent suburban Republican has made a promotional YouTube video encouraging attendance at a conservative conference in Hoffman Estates later this month. But state Sen. Matt Murphy insists he isn't...
Gutsy Performance Comes Up Short for Sabres
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent One night after its stunning upset win over highly regarded Upstate Eight Conference rival Geneva, Streamwood looked to keep the magic alive when it traveled to Mid-Suburban League power Conant as...
Harper Looks for Big Bounce
Byline: Jonathan Cregier jcregier@dailyherald.com A inexperienced Harper College football team looks to bounce back from a 2-7 finish last season when it travels to College of DuPage at 6 p.m. Saturday in Glen Ellyn. "We had a great off-season....
Haselhorst, Huskies Shine against Metea
Byline: Joshua Welge jwelge@dailyherald.com Sarah Haselhorst bided her time for two years on Naperville North's bench. Now it's her time to shine. The Huskies senior put down 10 kills and showcased her all-around game in a 25-18, 25-16 win...
Hawks like Pisani's Versatility
Byline: Tim Sassone tsassone@dailyherald.com Feeling the need to add one more veteran at forward was behind the Blackhawks' thinking when it came to signing free-agent winger Fernando Pisani to a one-year, $500,000 contract. "We have a lot of...
Helping Prostate Cancer Patients Beat Cancer
Byline: Janice Youngwith Question: What are the options for men faced with a prostate cancer diagnosis? Answer: There's no one choice. Today's options are many and varied. Treatment for early-stage prostate cancer-surgery and radiation therapy...
Hopeful Hawks Open Season Today
Byline: Jonathan Cregier jcregier@dailyherald.com The Harper College women's soccer season kicks off today when the Hawks travel to Milwaukee Area Technical College in the first meeting between the two programs. The Hawks finished 7-5-1 last...
How One 'Big Pan' Turns into Years of Fine Cooking
On a golfing trip eight years ago to Hilton Head Island in South Carolina, Dan Hartwig scored big, but not on the links. At a nearby outlet mall he found a 14-inch, stainless steel, Farberware skillet with heavy-duty bottom and lid. Known thereafter...
Hughes Comes Up Huge for BG; Conant Wears Down Streamwood
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent A late second-half strike from Alex Hughes proved to be the difference for Buffalo Grove in a 1-0 victory over Wheaton North (1-3-0) Tuesday afternoon at steamy Conant High School as the Lake Park...
Illinois AD Guenther Talks about Zook's Future as Coach
Byline: Lindsey Willhite lwillhite@dailyherald.com Ron Guenther could well make this his 20th and final year as Illinois' athletic director. Depending on how things go on the football field and in the fundraising arena -- and whether he chooses...
Internet Gives Family Hope
Byline: Deborah Donovan ddonovan@dailyherald.com Almost half a century ago, a little girl in southeast Missouri went missing. Today, her sister in Arlington Heights is amazed how the Internet has rocketed the case back into the spotlight. Beth...
It Looks like the End for Fox Grill
The thin-crust pizza at Fire Barn Pizza was pretty good in its day, and the location at 35 N. Water St. in Batavia has continued to put out a decent pie -- regardless of the restaurant's name. It's most recently been Fox Grill, but that has come...
It's Just 'Fabulous'
Kick off this month by celebrating at Septemberfest in Schaumburg. Families can enjoy plenty of food, rides, games, arts and crafts and music at the fest, themed Fabulous 40 for its 40th year, which starts Saturday, Sept. 4, and runs through Monday,...
Jackson Saves Day, Bullpen
Byline: Scot Gregor sgregor@dailyherald.com CLEVELAND -- Manny Ramirez didn't make his debut Tuesday night, but give him some credit for the White Sox' 4-3 victory over the Indians at Progressive Field. "I told (Ramirez), 'I finally got some...
Janus Theatre Stages 'The Guys' in Elgin
Janus Theatre Company presents "The Guys" by Anne Nelson, directed and produced by Sean Hargadon. The production will be at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, and Saturday, Sept. 4, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, at the Elgin Art Showcase on the eighth floor...
Jaycees to Honor Chapter's Founding Father
Byline: Sara Hooker shooker@dailyherald.com By Sara Hooker shooker@dailyherald.com At the beginning of each Naperville Jaycees meeting, Charles "Chuck" Bueche would stand up and say, "Hi, my name is Chuck Bueche. I am retired." And the...
'Jersey Shore' Igniting Major Revival at MTV
Byline: Ryan Nakashima Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- MTV is finally getting its mojo back, thanks to the tanned twenty-somethings of "Jersey Shore." Ever since its December debut, the show's buzz has been huge -- even making it into one of...
Lake County in 60 Seconds
Book program for teens: Sixth- through 12th-graders can enjoy some pizza and talk about books during a program called Teen Book Bites at the Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich. Programs are set for 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29 and Dec. 3. The program...
Lang Helps Fillies Get on Winning Track
Byline: John Leusch jleusch@dailyherald.com After an 0-7 start a year ago, Barrington's girls volleyball team was in no mood for a repeat. After a couple of tough losses to area power Stevenson and state power Marist, the Fillies made sure they...
Last Fling
The Last Fling runs from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 4-5; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 6, in downtown Naperville. The festival is sponsored by the Naperville Jaycees in cooperation with the city...
La Trattoria to Receive High Honor from Village
La Trattoria Italian Restaurant in Lake in the Hills is basking in the glow of a recent award. This year, the restaurant will receive the Gordon Larsen Business Achievement Award. The village's business relations committee hands out the award...
Legendary Weekend Naperville Jaycees' Last Fling Returns with Big Names, Big Fun
Byline: Sara Hooker shooker@dailyherald.com shooker@dailyherald.com There's a perfect moment that takes place each year during the Naperville Jaycees' Last Fling celebration. Kids may discover it high atop a carnival ride during the Labor...
Library Course Teaches Computer Basics
Events that help those in the business world network with each other, such as political meetings, chamber events, business outings and job fairs. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Computer Topics Series: 2-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 1-29,...
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Edward L. "Ed" Mahoney of Vernon Hills Visitation for Edward "Ed" Mahoney will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, and one hour prior to 11 a.m. Mass on Friday, at St. Mary of Vernon Catholic Church, 236 Route 45, Indian Creek. Interment is private. He...
Man Gets 20 Years in Prison in Assaults
Byline: Tony Gordon Legal Affairs Writer tgordon@dailyherald.com A Gurnee man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday for repeatedly molesting two young girls over an 11-year period. Leonard Brady, 60, received the maximum sentence he could...
Man Living in Driveway Granted Jury Trial Request
Byline: Eric Peterson epeterson@dailyherald.com A Schaumburg man who's been living in his driveway during foreclosure proceedings on his house won his demand for a jury trial Tuesday to stop a village request for permission to forcibly clean up...
Michigan Tribe Wants to Join Asian Carp Lawsuit
Byline: Associated Press TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- An American Indian tribe based in northern Michigan requested permission Tuesday to join a lawsuit demanding stronger action to prevent Asian carp from infesting the Great Lakes. The Grand Traverse...
Misguided GOP Wants to Fire before It Aims
House Minority Leader John Boehner has a brilliant idea. Nearly one in 10 Americans is out of work. The housing market stinks. The stock market is barely holding on. Republicans, much as I hate to say it, have a real opportunity in this midterm...
Movie Guide
KEY: Four stars: superior. Three stars: good. Two stars: average. One star: poor. D (drug use), L (language), N (nudity), S (sexual situations, references), V (violence). Ratings by Dann Gire, Daily Herald Film Critic, unless otherwise noted. Picks...
Music and Tales
Byline: Emily Jurlina Daily Herald correspondent Ken Perlman can't quite put his true passion into words. The 61-year-old Bloomington, Ind., native has been playing the guitar and banjo for more than 40 years -- right about the time he first...
Neighbor Cuts Barrington Hills Man off from His Own Property
Byline: Ben Geier bgeier@dailyherald.com Joseph Evans has driven down the same road to get to his Barrington Hills home for years, a road he said had been there for 88 years and which he paid to improve a few years ago. No more. Last month, his...
Networking Send Items to Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.Com
Events aimed at those in the business world, such chamber of commerce activities, business outings and job fairs; along with political meetings and job training. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Computer Topics Series: 2-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays,...
Networking Send Items to Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.Com
Events that help those in the business world network with each other, such as political meetings, chamber events, business outings and job fairs. Deadline is two weeks before event date. LeTip of Schaumburg Networking Group: 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesdays,...
Neuqua Throws Winning Play Together
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Neuqua Valley defined what it is to bend without breaking Tuesday in Naperville at the Best of the West tournament. Despite being bottled up for most of the game, a new throw-in play was the perfect tonic to give...
No News Isn't Necessarily Good News
Byline: Janice Youngwith John Czech, 67, of Sugar Grove, is an expert at selling cars, helping customers and enjoying time with his five children and three grandkids. But the West Chicago Haggerty Ford sales rep says when it comes to visiting his...