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 November 19, 1999

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Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Daniel L. Glatz, son of Phil L. Glatz of Mundelein, is one of more than 370,000 active duty Sailors celebrating the Navy's 224th birthday this month. Glatz is currently forward deployed to Yokosuka, Japan aboard the...
1999 IHSA Girls Swimming State Meet Event-by-Event Qualifiers
200-Yard Medley Relay: 1:47.23 Rosary; 1:47.78 Naperville North; 1:48.17 Lake Forest; 1:48.79 New Trier; 1:48.81 Neuqua Valley; 1:49.03 Naperville Central; 1:50.45 Chicago Heights (Marian); 1:51.00 Hinsdale Central; 1:51.05 St. Charles; 1:51.09 Lockport...
85-Pounders Bring Home Title
The Wheaton Rams Silver beat the Tri-City Chargers 14-2 Sunday on the Astroturf at Northern Illinois University's Huskie Stadium to become the champions of the 85-pound Silver Division in the Bill George Youth Football League. The win marked the...
95-Pound Gold Win Championship
The Bloomingdale Bears 95-pound Gold stunned the Tri-City Chargers 12-0 at Northern Illinois University to win the Bill George Youth Football League Super Bowl on Saturday. The young men worked hard on the fundamentals of football from the first...
Accusations against Trustee Shock in Elburn
Byline: Erica Meltzer Daily Herald Staff Writer Elburn residents expressed disappointment Thursday at allegations Village Trustee John Peterson swindled patients at his Aurora clinic, and they hoped the charges would prove false. "John has done...
Accused Sex Offender Gets Chance at 3rd Trial
Byline: Don Thompson Daily Herald State Government Writer SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a Lake County man's conviction for predatory sexual assault of a child because the underlying law was unconstitutional and had...
Aces U-10 Red Team Takes Second Place in League
The Aces U-10 Red finished a successful fall season in second place in the Young Sportsmen Soccer League. Capping off a great State Cup tournament in the Final Four, the boys faced a tough regular season schedule in the Red 1 Division - the top division...
Actors Sink Teeth into Allen's 'Don't Drink the Water'
Byline: Christie Hart Daily Herald Staff Writer When everything went wrong on Neuqua Valley's stage Thursday night, Jerry Tietz knew he'd done everything right. Making everything go wrong is Tietz's role in Neuqua's production of Woody Allen's...
Algonquin Eases Position on Alcohol Sellers Training
Byline: Amy E. Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer After hearing from liquor license holders Thursday night, Algonquin trustees softened their stand on training for alcohol sellers. Trustees on the village's public health and safety committee...
Algonquin Stays on Its Roll, Lands Big Kmart
Byline: Amy E. Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer Algonquin has lured three new commercial developments to its Randall Road corridor. Village officials announced this week that plans for a 110,000-square-foot fitness club, a Big Kmart and a retail...
All You Need to Know about the Boys Basketball State Tournament
Schools Entered 1999 Series: 715; Class A @ 426, Class AA @ 226, plus 63 Chicago Public League Schools 1998 Series: 712; Class A @ 421, Class AA @ 228, plus 63 Chicago Public League Schools 1997 Series: 712; Class A @ 426, Class AA @ 225,...
Amonte: Hawks Must Make Things Happen before It's Too Late
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer ANAHEIM, Calif. - It's nearly a quarter of the way through the NHL season. Do you know where your Blackhawks are? They're sitting with the second-worst record in the Western Conference, already 7...
Anderson Animal Shelter Pulling on Big Donations Officials Say Money Is Being Spent on Programs, Facility
Byline: Heather Ryndak Daily Herald Staff Writer Despite confusion over whether the Anderson Animal Shelter filed its state financial reports during the past three years, the statements made public this week show a bright financial picture for the...
Anonymous Defense Bolsters Rams Glenbard East No-Names Quietly Holding off Playoff Opponents
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Sports Writer Quick, name a couple of Glenbard East's defensive players. Not easy, is it? They may not be the best-known group still alive in the playoffs, but the Rams' defense is the hardest-hitting, no-name...
Another Jewelry Thief Robs Salesman in Palatine
Byline: Sandra Del Re Daily Herald Staff Writer A second large jewelry heist in Palatine in less than two months has left police with few clues to go on. The latest jewelry robbery occurred Wednesday while a 49-year-old salesman sat in his parked...
A Playground Education Bulldogs Honing Their Games on Hard Courts
Byline: Martin Zabell Daily Herald Correspondent Standing on the sidelines at an outdoor court in Maywood, Todd Phillips felt intimidated. It was the summer of 1998, and the soon-to-be Batavia junior was not yet a member of the varsity basketball...
Apple's 'Pawn' a Smart, Sweet, Jazzy Release
Byline: Mark Guarino Daily Herald Music Critic When Fiona Apple hit the masses with "Tidal" in 1997, she was lumped with the Lilith ladies, albeit she was the youngest at age 19. But with Lilith at rest, Apple is free from the female ghetto as...
Arboretum Featuring Local Artist at Show
Byline: Kari Allen Daily Herald Staff Writer If you're looking to do a little holiday shopping and are tired of the mall, head out to the Morton Arboretum in Lisle this weekend. You could take home one of more than 150 works of art, created by...
A Seasoned Daniels Lifts NC Attack
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Sports Writer Imagine Owen Daniels' surprise when he was being compared to Chuck Long and Kent Graham before he had even taken his first snap as Naperville Central's quarterback. At the time, in August, Daniels...
Asian American Fest Features Best of Local, Global Jazz
Byline: Barbara Vitello The Asian American Jazz Festival switches into high gear this weekend with performances by some favorite local artists and imports from across the globe. Today's concert features the Beijing Trio of ehru virtuoso Jeibing...
As the Ambrose Era Begins, Stevenson's Got High Hopes Goodwin Replaces a Legend at Libertyville
Byline: Patricia Babcock McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer "Different" would be the best way to describe what the Stevenson basketball team will be like this year. The Patriots have a different coach, different players and a different look. ...
A Team Beats Elk Grove in Title Game
The Bensenville-Wood Dale Bandits Big Ten Red 11- and 12-year-old A team completed its Mid-Suburban League season with a 19-6 victory over Elk Grove in the MSJFL championship game. The Bandits' record stands at 10-0 and includes two victories over...
Auction Closes the Book on Old Library
Byline: Charles Keeshan The former Huntley library will be going once, going twice and gone Saturday. Officials will auction the old library building at 11620 Algonquin Road at noon Saturday, closing the book forever on the property that served...
Automobile Dealer Branching out to Retail Development in Gurnee
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer One of the nation's largest car dealers has found another way to use some of his property in Gurnee. Bob Rohrman not only is ready to go through the village's approval process for a small-scale automobile...
Band-Aid the Name of the Game for Tollways
Byline: Chris Fusco Daily Herald Staff Writer Lake Cook Road and Devon Avenue are in line for new interchanges where they meet the Tri-State Tollway, according to a draft of a five-year construction plan announced Thursday by the Illinois State...
Barring the Unforeseen, Warriors Hard to Beat
Byline: John Lemon Daily Herald Sports Writer No coach likes to depend on the word "if," especially this early in the season. Andy Euler can't help it. His Warriors are just a few ifs away from returning to the top of the Private School League...
Bartlett Program on the Upswing
Byline: Mike Miazga Daily Herald Sports Writer Last season, Bartlett literally started at ground zero. In its first varsity season with no seniors on the roster, the Hawks took their fair share of lumps, but still came away with six wins. ...
Bartlett School Redistricting Group May Rework Its Money Projections
Byline: Matt Arado Daily Herald Staff Writer Given possible future changes to the financial picture in Elgin Area School District U-46, the Bartlett-area committee studying disconnection from that district may reopen its discussion of the financial...
Basketball Previews
Neuqua Valley Coach: Todd Sutton (2nd year at Neuqua, 6-22; 11th year overall, 167-99). Last season: 6-22, 1-13 (5th) Postseason: Lost to Richards 89-53 in second round of Class AA Bolingbrook sectional. Guards: Keelan Amelianovich...
Basketball Previews
Batavia Bulldogs Last year's record: 7-19 Head Coach: Jim Roberts, 15th season. Assistant Coach - Ed Cange. Jim Roberts Quotes: "We should have decent quickness and good size. We should have a nice balance. I am impressed with the way our...
Baylor Still Seeking Bench Coach
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports New Cubs manager Don Baylor said Thursday he's had to "take a couple of steps backward" in his search for a bench coach. Hall of Famer Frank Robinson has been reported for weeks to be the front-runner....
Bears Getting Most from '99 Draft Class
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer The Bears have already gotten a lot more production from their 1999 draft class than most teams, and they're planning to get even more in the final six games. "It's an outstanding group for us," coach...
Benet Relying on Lipke and Mysliewiec to Key Attack
Byline: Gary Larsen Daily Herald Correspondent The trickle-down theory will be applied this year at Benet, hinging for the most part on the play of senior guard D.J. Lipke and senior center Paul Mysliewiec. "Those two should create some opportunities,...
Big Idea Turns over Theater Keys, Property, $100,000 to Lombard
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer Lombard now controls the future of a piece of its history. Big Idea Productions, which once planned to make the DuPage Theater its home, has instead donated the historic movie house, including...
Bland. James Bland. 'Not Enough' Is Just That for Agent 007
Byline: Dann Gire Daily Herald Film Critic "The World is Not Enough" * * 1/2 Written by Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and Bruce Fierstein. Produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli. Directed by Michael Apted. An MGM release. Rated PG-13...
Brennan Hunting for More Gold Senior Hoping to Break Record, Help Saints Win State Title
Byline: Mike Considine Daily Herald Sports Writer St. Charles senior Kristen Brennan once was reluctant to take the plunge, but now she meets all her challenges head-on. Brennan enters today's state meet at New Trier with several achievements...
Bulls Help Channel 26 Make Gains
Byline: Ted Cox TV/radio columnist The conventional wisdom in broadcast television says that the way to build an audience is with kids' programming and sports, because kids grow into adults, and because there are few segments of the adult audience...
Burlington Central Could Be Very Good
Byline: Mike Miazga Daily Herald Sports Writer These days, Burlington Central coach Dave Gilliland might be confused with the old Star Trek character Dr. McCoy. You know, the old, "(Darnit) Jim, I'm a basketball coach, not a doctor." A recent...
'Burning' Up the Stage Strong Performances, Tour-De-Force Production Carry Defiant Theatre's Version of the Otherwise Flawed 'Burning Desires'
Byline: Jack Helbig Daily Herald Correspondent "Burning Desires" Mini-Review: Committed cast and breathtaking production redeem daring, insightful, but flawed play Location: Defiant Theatre at the National Pastime Theater, 4139 N. Broadway,...
Busy, Busy - That's Harrington
Byline: John Radtke You'll have to excuse Jim Harrington if he isn't quite sure what day it is. It's not that Harrington has lost his mind or anything like that. It's just that this has been one of the busiest years of the Elgin High School...
Cardinals Avenge Defeat, Upset Panthers 13-12
The Elk Grove Cardinals won their fifth game of the season in Palatine last Saturday with a stunning 13-12 upset over the Panthers. This week's bowl game featured a rematch of the regular season finale in which the Panthers scored a decisive 21-0 victory....
Carpentersville Teen Arrested after Shooting
Byline: Kate Clements Daily Herald Staff Writer Carpentersville police arrested a 16-year-old Carpentersville boy at home Thursday morning in connection with a shooting in Fox View Apartments around noon Wednesday. Police said they are still...
Cary-Grove's Goal to Defend Its FVC Title
Byline: Rich Carlson Daily Herald Sports Writer The Cary-Grove basketball team is in a position it has never been in before. For the first time in school history, the Trojans have a chance to repeat as Fox Valley Conference champions. They are...
Cary Residents Again Join to Fight Subdivision Plan
Byline: Jonathan McKernan Daily Herald Staff Writer Nearly 50 Cary residents restated their concerns Thursday night over the amount of traffic the proposed 474-house Cambria subdivision would bring to town. Residents appeared before the Cary...
Celebrated Band Director Teaching Again
Byline: Denise Raleigh Taking nothing away from the substitute shortage dilemma that many local school districts are encountering, it's worth relating that District 204 has secured a "Super Sub" for one opening. When elementary band teacher Amy...
Changes Haven't Cooled Down the Huskies
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Sports Writer Naperville North will be a team with a bunch of new faces, but the exact same attitude. "We're known for being a high-energy team, especially from a defensive standpoint," said Huskies coach Mark...
Chargers Stay within Sight, but Lose
Byline: Dave Hess Daily Herald Correspondent Aurora Central Catholic John Mason could hardly bear to watch last season as Wheaton Academy buried his Chargers 51-19 in the season opener. Mason was hoping for a different result when the two teams...
Chicago Cow Now Grazing at Lincolnshire Restaurant
Byline: J. Hope Babowice Daily Herald Correspondent Moove over, Bossie, there's a new cow in town. Aspen Grille in Lincolnshire is the new home for one of the stars of Chicago's "Cows on Parade" public art display this past summer. Titled...
Child-Support Delays Continue All over State
Byline: Robert McCoppin Daily Herald Staff Writer Not only are some child-support checks still delayed across Illinois, but emergency checks meant to cover them are now delayed as well, single mothers said Thursday. The latest delay involves...
Choo Choo Restaurant Still Chuggin'
Byline: Chad Brooks Daily Herald Staff Writer Editor's note: Each day for the last 100 days of the 1900s, the Daily Herald is taking a snapshot look at one of our institutions - places that have played a key role in bringing us to the dawn of a...
Citing History, Village Says This Old House Stays
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer The Palatine village council may have saved a 120-year-old house from the wrecking ball. Wayne Anderson, an Arlington Heights builder who owns the two-story, five-bedroom house at 37 N. Benton,...
City Shouldn't Put the Brakes on Development's Speed: Alderman
Byline: Alicia Fabbre St. Charles Alderman Don DeWitte doesn't want the city to start telling folks how to run their businesses. DeWitte this week criticized an agreement that would limit the number of homes a developer could build each year...
Clements' Game Adds a New Look outside Shot Will Make Senior More Valuable at Lake Zurich
Byline: Tom Sweda Daily Herald Correspondent Why would a dominating 6-foot-6, 211-pound post player want to turn himself into a 3-point shooter? In Shaun Clements' case, the answer is because he can. The Lake Zurich senior, who averaged 20...
CL South Would like to Continue Last Season's Late Run
Byline: Rich Carlson Daily Herald Sports Writer Through the halfway point of the 1998-99 campaign the Crystal Lake South basketball team had a record of 3-12 overall and 2-4 in the Fox Valley Conference. The Gators went on to go 8-6 the rest...
Club Helps Members Keep Link with Canada
Byline: AbScalf Daily Herald Staff Writer Gail Robinson was born in England and moved to Canada when she was 11. There, she attended school through college and got married. In the early 1960s, her husband's job transferred them to the United States....
Committee Keeps Train Station Plans Rolling Along
Byline: Sandra Del Re Daily Herald Staff Writer Plans to build Palatine's new train station are on track and chugging along smoothly, officials said. The village's infrastructure and environment committee this week is recommending the village...
Committee to Examine Neighborhood, Development
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer A quiet area of homes and condominium buildings lies just northeast of the increasing bustle in downtown Arlington Heights. The neighborhood's serenity was shattered 11 months ago when a developer announced...
Common Sense Is Important Tool in School Tolerance
Byline: Chris Cudworth "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." - Marquis de Vauvegnargue A few weeks ago, I wrote a column decrying zero tolerance policies. The topic came up because a series of events in and around public schools...
Compulsive Gamblers Don't See the Odds for What They Are
Byline: Fred Renzey Daily Herald Correspondent I just finished watching a "48 Hours" episode on TV and it upset me. It was about compulsive gambling. It showcased people who basically gambled their good lives away. One was an elderly woman who...
Computer Upgrades, Landscaping in Library's Future
Byline: Gerard Dziuba Dundee Township Public Library trustees will be greeting the new year with plans to update their computer system and spruce up their building. In this year's $1.25 million budget, board members included money that would...
Condell, Highland Park to Get Open-Heart Facilities
Byline: Don Thompson Daily Herald State Government Writer SPRINGFIELD - Lake County, the state's third most populous county, now has no open-heart surgery facilities. Soon it will have two. State regulators on Thursday approved heart surgery...
Creative Trattoria Parma Not Your Usual 'Red-Sauce Italian' Restaurant
Byline: Pat Bruno In the overall scheme of eating Italian, Trattoria Parma on North Clark Street has carved out a nice niche for itself. It has steadfastly turned into a very good, pleasant and pleasing Italian restaurant. The food is creative and...
Cruising Cuisine John's Garage Offers a Little Bit of Something for Everyone on Their Extensive Menu
Byline: Mary McNulty Daily Herald Correspondent Like the other two locations, Woodfield in Schaumburg and Ford City on the southwest side of Chicago, this John's Garage attracts shoppers, families, sports buffs and partyers. The place is crammed...
CSL North Scouting Report
For a good portion of the decade the Central Suburban North had a team expected to dominate. But for the second consecutive year the division is more of an open than shut case. Plus there will be a new champion since Maine South, which reached the...
Curfman Sings Blues Teen-Style at Martyrs
Byline: Mark Guarino Music critic Shannon Curfman, 9 p.m. at Martyrs, 3855 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $17.50 (773) 404-9494. These teens keep getting the blues. First Kenny Wayne. Then Jonny Lang. Now Shannon Curfman, who, at 14, you would think...
Daley Tries to Ease Y2K Fears, Details City's Plan for Dec. 31
Byline: Pat Karlak Daily Herald Staff Writer Don't worry, be happy on New Year's Eve. Chicago is Y2K ready. That was Mayor Richard M. Daley's message Thursday at a press conference designed to showcase Y2K preparedness. Chicago has spent $55...
Decatur Robbing Six Teens of Futures
Byline: Bill Granger So what happens first to the kids expelled in Decatur? They are lost. Everyone I talked to pretty much agreed on that last week in Chicago, even people who thought the kids should be expelled down in Decatur for fighting...
Defense Key for Hersey Kelly, Szabo Give Huskies Valuable Game Experience
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer Hersey was in the zone for a significant portion of last year. It wasn't the kind of zone Hersey coach Don Rowley wanted to see despite a 19-9 finish. And it's one he hopes not to see much of...
Defense Nets Saints First Victory
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent It shouldn't be surprising that the defenses are doing better than offenses early in the season. Fortunately for St. Charles, its defense was better than Wheaton North's on Thursday. St. Charles...
DePaul Fired Up, Taking One Step at a Time
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer It's an unlikely question to ask of head coach Pat Kennedy, considering DePaul hasn't qualified for the NCAA Tournament since 1992 and hasn't won a tourney game since 1989. But when a starving...
Developer Delays Plan Commission Hearing
Byline: Kevin Barrett Daily Herald Staff Writer The developer of a proposed subdivision opposed by Indian Prairie Unit District 204 officials will not seek city approval for at least another two months. The Macom Corporation, the developer behind...
Developer Fees Could Be Raised
Byline: Laurie Aucoin Daily Herald Staff Writer Most developer fees in Grayslake are likely going up by $15 or $25. As part of the village's multiyear predictions, the village reviews developer building fees annually to meet anticipated building...
Dist. 214 to Test out Students on Laptops
Byline: Vince Galloro Daily Herald Staff Writer Starting next semester, some Northwest Suburban High School District 214 students will have the chance to use school-owned laptop computers in classrooms and at home. District 214 will buy about...
Dist. 21 to Quickly Nix Costly Answers to Classroom Crunch
Byline: Dwayne T. Wong Daily Herald Staff Writer Wheeling Township elementary school officials Thursday said there is probably no room for any costly solutions to its school crowding problem. District 21 officials said parents and teachers who...
District 62 to Say No to Tax Assessment Adjustments
Byline: Dwayne T. Wong Daily Herald Staff Writer Des Plaines Elementary District 62 officials will object to two requests local businesses made with Cook County to have their property tax assessments adjusted. Deputy Superintendent Raymond M....
DJ Lends Voice to Reading Week NCC Student Sharing Stories with Her Former School
Byline: Christie Hart Daily Herald Staff Writer Maggie Pielsticker's voice has filled classrooms in Kennedy Junior High School every morning this week, drawing the students into the stories she's told. She's read them urban legends and folk tales...
Dundee-Crown Hoping to Turn the Corner, Finish above .500
Byline: Rich Carlson Daily Herald Sports Writer After three straight losing seasons, the Dundee-Crown Chargers took a step in the right direction last year by finishing .500. Now they look to go beyond that .500 level and their prospects of doing...
Dundee-Crown Seniors Get One Last Chance at Winning Together
Byline: Rich Carlson Daily Herald Sports Writer There are seven players on the Dundee-Crown basketball team who have been looking forward to this season for quite some time. Certainly most athletes always get excited about the prospects of playing...
Early Schedule Provides Tough Assignments for Bison, Knights
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer Doug Millstone and Glen Elms certainly aren't easing into their farewell seasons as varsity basketball coaches. Particularly Millstone, who helped upgrade his own Buffalo Grove five-team tournament...
Editorials
Shift in power to the suburbs Ask suburban residents where they grew up, and most are likely to answer with the same word: Chicago. City-dwellers have been moving to the suburbs for about 30 years. Gradually, they've shifted the balance of power...
Elgin Academy Hoping Senior Leadership Will Bring More Wins
Byline: Jonathan Amato Daily Herald Correspondent The seniors will lead the way this season for Elgin Academy. With three senior starters and five total seniors returning, coach Kevin Orr is looking for upperclass leadership to propel the Hilltoppers...
Elgin Relay Team Hoping to Bring Some Memories Home from State
Byline: Jennifer Wielgus Daily Herald Correspondent Amy Beribak has been here before, but her memory is a little foggy. The Elgin swimmer traveled to Winnetka last year to watch Illinois' top swimmers compete at the state championship meet. ...
Elgin's Cupboard Far from Bare, despite Harrington's Graduation
Byline: Mike Miazga Daily Herald Sports Writer The burning question around area basketball circles reads like this: "How good can Elgin be without Sean Harrington?" Yes, the Maroons graduated Harrington, a two-time Honorary Captain of the...
Elk Grove Sets Sights on More Consistency
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer Steve Messer probably wouldn't be surprised at a flip-flop of his first year in charge at Elk Grove. An experienced group rode an 11-game winning streak to a 14-3 start. But the Grenadiers...
Enjoy Special Dining Deals along with Mag Mile Lights Festival
Byline: Virginia Kenyon Daily Herald Staff Writer Four spots in the River North area are offering special deals for diners during the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Saturday. Club Creole, 226 W. Kinzie St., (312) 222-0300, tops of your meal...
Eola Road, I-88 Interchange Gets the Green Light
Byline: Chris Fusco Daily Herald Staff Writer The far West suburbs emerged with a big win in a draft of a five-year construction plan unveiled Thursday by the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority. The plan includes $15 million to build new on-...
Estimate at Odds with Interview
Byline: Bob Smith Daily Herald Staff Writer When the Naperville Public Libraries board announced Wednesday it will cost more than $15 million to build a third library on 95th Street at Book Road, it caught some city leaders by surprise. Just...
E. Suburban Catholic Scouting Report
Everyone associated with the East Suburban Catholic Conference knows how tough the league is year after year. Now, outsiders know, too as St. Joseph (32-1, 13-0) won its first state title after getting the other three trophies during Gene Pingatore's...
Everything on the Ball Geneva's Derek Wright Once Again Has His Personal Life and His Game in Order, and That Can Only Mean Good Things for Geneva
Byline: Joe Bush Daily Herald Sports Writer Every basketball coach wishes for a team as deep as Derek Wright. The Geneva senior forward is naturally introspective, refreshingly so for a male high-school athlete, and in the past three years, he...
Everything Will Seem New at Barrington
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer Out with the old and in with the new is a fitting theme this year for Barrington. The Broncos have moved into a sparkling gym that features a scoreboard over center court. And everything will...
Ex-Officer Gets Pat on Head for Police Work Well Done
Byline: Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah Daily Herald Staff Writer He couldn't eat any of the cake, but one of Wood Dale's finest, honored by the city Thursday, was happy with the gifts he received - dog toys and bones. Retired police dog Enschi and her...
Experience Brings Conant Confidence Fremd Will Count on Returning Seniors to Lead Improved Play
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer Conant was in anything but seventh heaven last year. In games decided by 7 points or less, the Cougars were 2-10, including losses to state champion St. Joseph and Sweet 16 qualifier Downers...
Experience-Rich Elgin Has UEC Title as Goal
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent Few bowling teams anywhere can match the experience that Elgin's team will put on the lanes this winter. All of the Maroons' starters are back for at least their third year as varsity players....
Experience-Rich Streamwood Looking for Bigger, Better Things
Byline: Mike Miazga Daily Herald Sports Writer Expectations around Streamwood's boys basketball team are high these days. And with good reason. The Sabres return virtually their entire roster, including five players that started on last year's...
Falcons Pick Up the Pace
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Sports Writer If you want to catch some basketball talent, don't blink. You'll miss out on a good thing at Wheaton North. The Falcons will feature a lightning-quick, guard-oriented attack with experience and...
Family Tried to Avoid Violence by Living in Suburbs
Byline: Chris Clair and Aurora Aguilar Daily Herald Staff Writers It seems everyone in the Coach Light Condominiums knew Manuel Romero. Some called the 16-year-old Rolling Meadows High School student a bright boy and good friend; others saw him...
Feeding the Need for Thanksgiving Help
Byline: Tom O'Konowitz Schools, businesses, families and individuals in McHenry County are making sure everyone in the county can have turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving. Several local food drives and special programs are...
'Felicia' Takes a Journey into the Human Side of a Serial Killer
Byline: Dann Gire Daily Herald Film Critic "Felicia's Journey" * * * Written by Atom Egoyan; based on William Trevor's novel. Produced by Bruce Davey. Directed by Atom Egoyan. An Artisan Pictures release. Rated PG-13 (violence). Running time:...
Firefighters Hot about Possible Misrepresentation by Telemarketers
Byline: Gavin Mhley Daily Herald Staff Writer Streamwood Fire Chief John Nixon has been annoyed by telemarketers lately, but not because they keep bothering him at the wrong time. He's upset that callers sometimes lead Streamwood residents to...
Firefighters Talking Turkey All over Town
Byline: Jonathan McKernan The Fox River Grove Fire Fighters Association is gearing up for Thanksgiving by giving back to the community. The association is holding its annual turkey raffle tonight in the fire house at the center of town. For...