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 March 6, 2005

All around the Schools: U-46
Elementary Clinton, South Elgin: is celebrating "Read Across America" Tuesday by inviting students to "Books for Breakfast" from 7:30 to 8 a.m. Students will bring a book from home to read or trade for one from the cart collection. The books...
A Loss ... Then a Bold Prediction Loyola's Schilb Tells Opposing Coach, 'We'll See You Next Year'
Byline: Adam Rittenberg Daily Herald Sports Writer MILWAUKEE - The statement would have been deemed utterly foolish a year ago and exceedingly presumptuous even a month ago. When Loyola guard Blake Schilb passed Wisconsin-Milwaukee coach Bruce...
Alou Happy to Oblige Cubs Fans
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer MESA, Ariz. -Moises Alou strode into HoHoKam Park Saturday and was headed to the San Francisco Giants' side of the field. That was until a vocal group of Cubs fans drew him over to the home dugout to...
American Indian Gallery Opens in Schaumburg Native American Artwork, Crafts, Culture on Display
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent At Saturday's opening of the American Indian Center's Trickster Gallery in Schaumburg, the powerful banging of a traditional hide drum galvanized the crowd. Nearly 200 people poured into the...
An Alphabet Enhancer Is Risky, Too!!!
Byline: Mike Imrem Did I ever tell you about the time I testified before Congress? Lawmakers wanted to hear what I had to say about the alphabet enhancing drugs that allegedly had become prominent in professional sports writing. I was considered...
Anderson, Sweeney Are Sox' Future but 2003 Draft Picks, Both Outfielders, Ticketed for More Minor-League Seasoning
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer TUCSON, Ariz. -Fast-forward to late July. The White Sox' overhauled roster is performing up to expectations, and first place in the AL Central is within reach. The July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline...
Answering the Call Foster Family Opens Home, Hearts to Kids Who Need Care
Byline: Jean Murphy Daily Herald Correspondent People may take it for granted that babies need to be fed in order to grow and thrive. Babies need other basics, too, like shelter, a safe environment and plenty of love and attention. Those things...
Area Park Districts Offer Seniors a Chnace to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day
Byline: Jenny Campbell You don't have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Everyone is invited to celebrate the Wearin' O the Green festivities and that's no blarney. These park districts are planning special holiday celebrations for senior...
Artists Share Ideas at Addison Festival
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer Robert Hoffman took his brush and mixed colors before delivering another nugget of advice to fellow artists. "It doesn't matter what it looks like on your palette. It matters what it looks like...
A Somber Farewell Lefkow Remembered for Dedication to Family, Poor People
Byline: Rob Olmstead Daily Herald Staff Writer He fought for the little guy. That was one chief remembrance of those who turned out Saturday to mourn and celebrate the life of Wheaton native Michael Lefkow, the husband of U.S. District Court...
Assuming It's Me Who Is Insane Is Still Less Scary Than Alternative
Byline: Chris Bailey A couple of times each year, I am forced to pause and ponder the question: "Am I insane or are they?" The "they" are the supposed leaders at all levels - legislators, judges, superintendents, police chiefs, parents, grandparents,...
A Textbook Case of Team Basketball
Byline: John Radtke NORMAL - Denise Sarna and Pat Arnet figured it was time to get into their team's collective head. So last summer, the Bartlett girls basketball coaches hit the Internet and did some research. What they came up with was a book...
Barbara J. Serafin
Barbara J. Serafin of Huntley A celebration of the life of Barbara J. Serafin (nee Mohl), 70, formerly of Melrose Park, will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. today, at the James A. O'Connor Funeral Home, 11603 E. Main St., Huntley. She will lie in state...
Births
Condell Medical Center - Cesar Garcia, Dec. 24 to Raquel Efrain, Island Lake. Brother of Frankie and Lesilia. - Mario Medina, Dec. 24 to Palmira Palma and Mario Medina, Mundelein. Grandparents: Sergio Pacha and Emigdia Aguilar, Francisco Medina...
Births
Alexian Brothers Medical Center - Lauren Annetta Mohr, Feb. 15 to Matt and Whitney Mohr, Carpentersville. Sister of Joe, Will and Andy. Grandparents: Dave and Connie Mohr, Larry and Janice Monninger, all of Macomb, Ill. Delnor-Community -...
Blaze Back at .500 Mark with Victory
Byline: Neil Shalin Daily Herald Correspondent For the Chicago Blaze, Saturday's 65-49 victory over the San Jose Spiders at Lisle High School was like two wins in one. First, the victory puts the Blaze back at .500 at 8-8 and back in the thick...
Bright Futures for County's Best
Byline: Neil Shalin Daily Herald Correspondent Neuqua Valley, which finished 15th in the boys swimming state meet, is a candidate to crash the top 10 next year. The Wildcats qualified all three relays, 11 individuals and 14 events for state,...
Bumper Crop of Seminars on Tap for Show
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Homes Writer Seminars are scheduled for every day of the Chicago Flower and Garden Show, and they are free with admission. More are expected to be added to the online list at chicagoflower.com. Saturday,...
Calvin Subdues AU
Byline: Henry Perez Daily Herald Correspondent Aurora University played 30 minutes of solid basketball Saturday night. Unfortunately for the Spartans, the other 10 decided the outcome. Calvin College brought a balanced attack, a lot of intensity,...
Candidates Differ on Possible U-46 Split Incumbents Oppose Disconnecting District; Hopefuls Want to Study, Discuss Idea More
Byline: Tara Malone Daily Herald Staff Writer A Bartlett-led campaign to break with Elgin Area School District U-46 divides more than just the district community. So, too, does the potential split separate the field of candidates seeking a seat...
Church Seeing Double in Pastor's Five Years Membership, Space, Donations Multiply
Byline: Lenore T. Adkins Daily Herald Staff Writer The Rev. Nathaniel Edmond, pastor of Second Baptist Church, is counting his blessings. Literally. In the five years since Edmond, 54, became pastor of Elgin's oldest black church, membership...
Color Makes a Splash at Flower-Garden Show
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Homes Writer It's time to welcome color back to the Midwest, if only inside at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show at Navy Pier. The show opens Saturday and continues through March 20. "An Eye for Color"...
Companies Constantly Recrafting Messages
Byline: Anna Marie Kukec Daily Herald Business Writer Your favorite brand of cookies has gone "lite" and its manufacturer is now touting the South Beach Diet. Is it trying to do what's good for you or could it be a result of fast food restaurants...
Cubs Use Balanced Approach to Scouting
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer MESA, Ariz. -When Chuck Wasserstrom worked for Cubs media relations, he often could come up with a stat or a fact faster than it takes Corey Patterson to run to first base. These days, the beneficiary...
Curry Expresses Displeasure after Early Benching Bulls Again Can't Hold Late Lead
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer MILWAUKEE - For the second consecutive night, Bulls center Eddy Curry got a quick hook in the third quarter, then extended bench time as the Bulls dropped a close game on the road. Curry stood by...
Demons Lay It on the Line in Defeat
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer Whatever DePaul possesses in grit, it was on display for 16,381 to see Saturday at the Allstate Arena. While the Blue Demons left it all on the floor against ninth- ranked Louisville, the effort...
DePaul Gets Tulane in the First Round of C-USA Tourney
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer By losing 66-62 to Louisville on Saturday at the Allstate Arena, DePaul failed to earn a first-round bye in the Conference USA tournament and must play Tulane on Wednesday afternoon (2:30 p.m.) in Memphis...
Development on Minds of N. Aurora Trustee Hopefuls
This is one of a series of questionnaires that the Daily Herald will publish for all contested races in the Tri-Cities area in advance of the April 5 election. There are five candidates for three seats on the North Aurora village board. Two are...
Discipline Policy Leads to Quandary Mother Says School Should Not Make Her Spank 6-Year-Old Son
Byline: Eric Peterson Daily Herald Staff Writer Michelle Fallaw-Gabrielson knew corporal punishment by parents was a disciplinary option at Schaumburg Christian School, but never knew she'd have to choose between spanking her son and keeping him...
Driver Helps Cancer Patients on the Road to Recovery
Byline: Lyn J. Kearns Daily Herald Correspondent Road to Recovery is just one of the many patient services programs sponsored by the American Cancer Society. The program recruits volunteer drivers who take cancer patients for their treatments....
Editorials
'Yes' votes merited on open space, parks, fire district Will County Forest District Voters in the portion of Naperville within Will County should not feel apprehensive about the tax-increase request that has been put before them by the Will County...
Editorials
Certainly, simplify the tax code Should Congress simplify the tax code? No doubt. Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan last week said the code, which underwent its last major overhaul in 1986, needs to be streamlined again. Greenspan certainly...
Emma Jo Gunderson
Emma Jo Gunderson of rural St. Charles Emma Jo Gunderson, 5, died Thursday, March 3, 2005, at Loyola Medical Center, Chicago, where she was taken following a fire at her home. Safe now, in the arms of Jesus, she claims the Easter Promise of her...
Empty-Nester Proposal Passes First Test
Byline: Susan Dibble Daily Herald Staff Writer Macom Corp.' s proposal to build a 900-unit empty-nester community in southwest Naperville received the go-ahead to move forward Saturday from the Transportation Advisory Board. Board members voted...
Encouraging Helpful Predators Can Be an Added Benefit
Q. In a garden magazine I receive I saw a reference to something called Integrated Pest Management. Is there any difference between that and organic gardening that you wrote about in your column on Feb. 20? A. There are many similarities between...
Expos Offer Array of Area Businesses
Byline: Lenore T. Adkins Daily Herald Staff Writer Colton Niethorn, 10, of Elgin, inserted an entry form into a bowl Saturday in hopes of winning a Hummer. A Hummer for a 10-year-old? The truck Colton is looking to score is actually a CD player...
Family Reading Night Encourages Love of Books
Byline: Beth Bales There are rocking good times. Something really good is said to rock. Of course, according to the old song, "rock and roll is here to stay." And when someone's getting ready to head out, he or she might say, "let's rock and roll."...
Find Big and Easy Activities for Kids in New Orleans
Byline: Jacky Runice Daily Herald Correspondent In 1728, Sister Madeline Hachard wrote of New Orleans: "The devil has a vast empire here." Historians still squabble about whether the city was named for King Louis XIV's brother (who had a fondness...
Find New Orleans Festivals on the Web
Byline: Judy Babcock Wylie Daily Herald Correspondent New Orleans is more than Mardi Gras. The good times keep rolling right through spring and beyond. Several festivals are coming up that might be of interest to travelers. All of them have their...
Firm Lets You Live in Frank's Place
Byline: Jane Lasky Business Travel Report When the Chairman of the Board built his vacation home in Palm Springs, Calif., in the late 1940s, dozens of his fellow Hollywood cronies followed. Luminaries including Greta Garbo, Bob Hope and Joan...
Flames Left out in Cold without Their Leader UIC's Rough Season Began with Loss of Bailey
Byline: Adam Rittenberg Daily Herald Sports Writer MILWAUKEE - During the last four months it seemed natural, albeit unfair, to scan the Illinois-Chicago bench for a prospective hero. The obvious choice was Martell Bailey, who wore a dress suit...
Freezing for a Reason
Byline: Mary Jekielek Insprucker Daily Herald Correspondent Go jump in a lake! Those words normally might spark anger, but Saturday in Palatine they were actually words that led to support for Special Olympics programs. Under cloudy skies...
Griffins Cool off Wolves on Bootland's Overtime Goal
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer The Chicago Wolves relinquished their six-game winning streak in just 24 seconds of overtime Saturday. After neither team was able to find the net in the final two periods of regulation, Darryl Bootland...
Growth Defined Park Director's 27-Year Tenure
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Correspondent When Bob Vaughan started as business manager with the Fox Valley Park District 27 years ago the financial books were done by hand and there wasn't a computer in the entire office. Now the district...
Heartbreak for Bartlett Terrific Story; Sad Ending for Hawks
Byline: John Theriault Jr. Daily Herald Correspondent NORMAL - A girl dreams of winning a state championship through her illustrious four-year varsity basketball career. In her final year, she does all she can to elevate the play of her teammates....
High School Students Turn out for Citywide Civics Lesson
Byline: Lenore Adkins Boy, it sure was nice to see all of the young, fresh faces at the city of Elgin's panel discussion on the council manager form of government; that was the consensus of all attending the session Tuesday night. In fact, the...
Honoring Senior Who Is Source of Pride for His Team
Byline: Dave Heun When the seniors on the St. Charles North boys basketball team took part in their Senior Night celebration last weekend, the loudest cheers were reserved for one of the team managers. David Kelly, a senior with Down syndrome,...
Huff Kids Happy to Get Bilingual Dictionaries
Byline: Mark Billings Nearly 200 students at Huff Elementary School in Elgin are enjoying new Spanish-English dictionaries, thanks to a generous donation from the Elgin Breakfast Rotary Club. Each of the third-and-fourth-grade classes at Huff,...
Icy, Cold Dash a Charity Splash Hundreds Take Polar Plunge for Special Olympics
Byline: Gwen Jader Daily Herald Correspondent More than 300 resilient souls ran into frigid Lake Michigan Saturday to raise money for Special Olympics Illinois during the 2005 Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge in Lake Bluff off Sunrise Beach....
Illini Ready to Join Some Elite Company
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer Bruce Weber lied. Again and again and again. In front of big groups. In 1-on-1 conversations. In spite of the evidence Illinois' coach saw unfolding every day during conditioning sessions...
Imperfect Harmony Times Have Changed, and Information Analysis Now Rivals Scouting When Evaluating Players
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer MESA, Ariz. -The wise old baseball scout unfolds his lawn chair, dabs some sunscreen on his nose and gets ready to use his experienced eyes to watch some whippet-fast high school phenom. The well-scrubbed...
Inside & Out
King Kong poster goes on the block Despite all the scary creatures that have appeared on the silver screen over the past several decades, movie giant King Kong and his heroine Fay Wray are still important American icons. And many of us have seen...
Irish Have No Answer for Pitt's Toughness Inside
Byline: Mike Spellman Daily Herald Sports Writer SOUTH BEND, Ind. -Notre Dame went from riding the bubble to being in a heap of trouble after falling in its must-win regular- season finale against No. 24 Pittsburgh. Despite playing in front of...
It's 9AM... Do You Know Where Your Employees Are?
Byline: Joan Lloyd "Every employer has the right and responsibility to keep track of their employees' results and general whereabouts while on the job." Dear Joan: I read your article this week about lack of attendance causing a big problem....
Lack of Funds Lack of Education?
Byline: Rachel Baruch Yackley "Health care workers are badly needed in every sector, and all types of facilities are offering educational assistance to help get you where you want to go." For recent high school graduates or older adults looking...
Locascio Intends to Make Impact for DePaul
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer Fremd senior Dom Locascio hopes to one day be a varsity soccer coach. But first, she hopes to help her Vikings soccer team this spring, and the DePaul University women's soccer team this fall. ...
Long-Lost Document Found Elgin Police Officer Happens on Charter of Dundee Township Lions Club
Byline: Cheryl Chojnacki Daily Herald Correspondent Sometimes lost treasure is buried in the most unlikely of places, and all it takes is a canny antiques shopper to unearth it. Sgt. Robert Pudelwitts of the Elgin Police Department is one such...
Looking for Inexpensive Hotel in Seattle Prior to Alaska Cruise
Byline: Madelyn Merwin Q. We will be going on an Alaska cruise Sept. 11, out of Seattle, Wash., flying out of Chicago. Do you know of some good, but inexpensive, hotels near the port where we may stay? We are doing the flight and accommodations...
March in the Garden
Byline: Lee Randhava Chicago Botanic Garden It doesn't matter what the temperature is, or even if snow is on the way. The calendar says March, and March means spring. Certainly not the most beautiful of months, March is nonetheless loved by gardeners...
McCarthy Making Strong Impression
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer TUCSON, Ariz. -A 30-minute downpour abbreviated his outing Saturday, but Brandon McCarthy easily retained his title as the most intriguing player in the White Sox' training camp. "I'm not a patient...
Movers and Shakers
Byline: Norrine Twohey Daily Herald Staff Writer Sleepy Hollow resident and Elgin native Mark Farwell has been named to "Who's Who of Illinois Certified Financial Planners." Farwell is vice president and senior financial consultant at U.S. Bancorp...
Museum to Recreate Lincoln's Inaugural Ball
Byline: Becky Sherman Daily Herald Staff Writer Who needs to go to an inaugural ball in Washington, D.C., in 2005, when you can attend one for President Lincoln next Sunday in Wheaton? The DuPage County Historical Museum Association will hold...
Music to Their Ears First Baptist Church to Dedicate New Organ in Concert
Byline: Kat Zeman Daily Herald Staff Writer With three keyboards at his fingertips and one under his feet, Tony Payne plays the organ with the finesse of a man accustomed to performing for spiritual purposes. "I just love instruments being used...
Nature and Art Entwine at Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Byline: Mike Michaelson With spring just around the corner, a cabin-bound Midwesterner's fancy turns to the outdoors, perhaps to awakening gardens full of buds, blossoms and butterflies. You can hurry the season and find all of the above - plus...
New Orleans: Love, Literature and Lore
Byline: Kathy Rodeghier Daily Herald Travel Editor What makes a good story? Interesting characters, romantic encounters, a plot full of intrigue, a setting rich in legends and lore. No wonder New Orleans provided the muse for so many literary...
No Doubt after Semis Schrader, Bartlett Earn Title Shot by Stopping Bolingbrook
Byline: John Theriault Jr. Daily Herald Correspondent NORMAL - Overmatched. Weak postseason schedule. No experience in state finals, a one-player team ... and on and on. This is what many of the so-called experts had been whispering behind...
OBP, OPS, WHIP ... Here's Your Sabermetrics for Dummies
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer MESA, Ariz. -Pick up a baseball card, any baseball card, and flip it over. On the back you'll see those old standby statistics of batting average, home runs and runs batted in. People who study...
Perennial Bog Plants Don't Mind Soggy Soil
Byline: Jan Riggenbach In early spring, the first bright-yellow blossoms of marsh marigolds appear as the plant's leaves begin to emerge. Always a welcome sight, the shiny blossoms contrast beautifully against low mounds of rounded, bright-green...
Players Frustrated by Ice-Cold Finish
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer MILWAUKEE - There is no reason for Milwaukee's Bradley Center to be an intimidating venue, from the lukewarm fan base to the sub- .500 NBA team that plays there. Somehow, though, the Bulls have dropped...
Police Reports
Elgin - An 18-year-old Elgin man was arrested Friday when he attempted to cash a forged check, according to police reports. Jacob Lange allegedly sought to cash a $956 check in the name of a company at a liquor store in Elgin's near east side....
Politicians Seek to Tap into Latino Community
Byline: Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz Daily Herald Staff Writer Coursing through the center of Carpentersville is not just the Fox River, but a tacit line dividing the town's east and west sides. Some say that line divides the old from the new, the poor...
Prospect Is a Hit at Choir Competition
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent With classmates cheering and a panel of judges scrutinizing their vocals and choreography, high school show choirs belted out sets with contagious energy. At the 12th annual Chicagoland Showcase,...
Register by Tuesday in Order to Vote in April General Election
Byline: Amy Mack Got a beef with your village or your school board? Remember, Tuesday is the last day to register to vote in the April 5 general election. Dozens of candidates are running for village president, trustee or school board member....
Rush's Toughness to Be Tested Today
Byline: Bob Gosman Daily Herald Correspondent Chicago Rush coach Mike Hohensee waited until last Sunday to pop in the game tape from the disappointing 48-35 loss to Orlando on Feb. 25. "I wanted to cool off and look with a clear head," he said....
Sauser: No Major Changes Needed
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Sports Writer NORMAL - The state of Illinois girls basketball is just fine, according to Illinois High School Association assistant executive director Beth Sauser. Of course, the closeness and excitement of the...
Sears' Ethnic Push Meets Mixed Results
Byline: Kirsten Miller Medill News Service Increased minority buying power has dollar signs flashing before retailers' eyes. Like other chains, Sears, Roebuck and Co., of Hoffman Estates, is targeting Hispanic, Asian and black shoppers by catering...
Stay or Go? Debating Whether to Remodel a Home or Move? Costs, Location, Value of the House Are Only a Few Factors to Consider
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Homes Writer Remodel or move. It's a discussion held at many a dinner table. For some homeowners it's like playing a real-life board game as they try to find the right answers to all kinds of questions and...
Take Your Grandkids on an Alaska Adventure
Byline: George Hobica and Kim Liang Tan Daily Herald Correspondents Grandtravel, which designs travel experiences for grandparents traveling with grandchildren, is offering a 14-day exploration of Alaska this summer allowing guests to land on a...
Taking Care of Business in East Dundee
Al Piemonte Chevrolet/Chrysler 770 Dundee Ave. East Dundee, IL 60118 847-426-2000 www.piemontechevy.com Showroom: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Service: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m.-4...
The Public Record
A compilation of DuPage County circuit court proceedings of Jan. 28-Feb. 3. Misdemeanors Victor M. Galvan, 41, 23 Trail Ridge Court, Streamwood. Battery- make physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature: case dropped. Conrad A. Garcia,...
There Was No Quit in This Bartlett Team
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Sports Writer NORMAL - They never gave up. They never quit. And that's why when it was over, the trophy might have said second place but the Bartlett girls basketball team walked off the Redbird Arena floor feeling...
Tight Security Greets Lefkow Mourners
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer The hundreds of mourners who bid Michael Lefkow, murdered husband of federal Judge Joan Humphrey Lefkow, goodbye Saturday did so under a tight security blanket. Evanston, Chicago and Cook County sheriff's...
Time Flies, and So Can You, with Last-Minute Deals
Byline: Gail Todd Every February, Alma McCowan joins two friends for a winter getaway. They pack overnight bags, pick a weekend airfare off the Internet and escape the winter doldrums for three days. "We call it our lost weekend," laughs Alma....
Time Stands Still at Gladies' 'No-Name' Bar
Byline: Lee Filas Daily Herald Staff Writer Life's daily chores have changed dramatically for Gladys Ratliff. The 76-year-old tavern matriarch of the G and S Club on Grand Avenue in Fox Lake, the oldest liquor license holder in the village, remembers...
Two Local Women Crowned in Pageant
Byline: Charlotte Norgaard Daily Herald Correspondent Two local women will be representing Kane County and the Fox Valley in the 2005 Miss Illinois pageant in June. Christina Valo, 23 of Westmont was crowned Miss Kane County 2005, and Rachna...
Underpaid Again? Women and Salary Negotations
Byline: Steve Frederick and Jack Chapman Special to the Daily Herald While this column mainly targets women, it is also recommended reading for men who have been getting underpaid. In a recent workshop, a young woman asked why men tend to get...
Village Puts Cap on Resale Prices to Make New Condos Affordable
Byline: Erica Meltzer Daily Herald Staff Writer The Tandem Realty condominium project proposed for the west side of Old Arlington Heights Road, south of Dundee Road, in Arlington Heights will feature 21 condos at a low price, good for qualified...
What Can Be Done If the Draft Is Reinstated? Church Leaders Consider Ways to Keep People out of War Zones
Byline: Tara Malone Daily Herald Staff Writer Delegates of antiwar congregations nationwide gathered Saturday in Elgin to hatch a plan should young men ever again be required to report for military duty. They call themselves conscientious objectors...
Working at the Car Wash Midlife Crisis Leads to Shiny New Career That's Squeaky Clean
Byline: Lenore T. Adkins Daily Herald Staff Writer When some men enter a midlife crisis, they may buy a fancy car or start running around with women half their age. Not Mark Bohne of South Elgin. When Bohne began his "midlife crisis" at the...
Your Investments and the Economy
Byline: Mike Comerford Daily Herald Business Writer Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan talked about a national sales tax last week. What do you think? "It's possible he was talking about a national sales tax or a VAT (value added tax) ... Bush has assembled...