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 August 20, 1999

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12-Year-Old Boys Finish Fifth in Cooperstown Tournament
The Bloomingdale Bulldogs boys 12-year-old traveling baseball team concluded its season by placing fifth in a 47-team national baseball tournament in Cooperstown, N.Y., July 24-30. Teams from across the country competed in the weeklong tournament,...
14-and-Under Sluggers Wrap Up Winning Season
The Schaumburg Athletic 14-and-under Sluggers paced 76th out of a field of 148 teams in the NSA National Tournament. The Sluggers lost the first game to a team from Pennsylvania 5-4. "We outhit our opponents 12-6, but left eight runners stranded....
18-and-Under Girls Finish Fourth at Midwest Nationals
The 18-and-under DOLLS Rebels traveling softball team completed their successful season by going 5-3 and placing fourth at the ASA Midwest Nationals Aug. 12-15 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The winner of this tournament receives an automatic bid to the...
7th Suspect Sought in Gang-Related Triple Murder
Byline: Sara Burnett Daily Herald Staff Writer Elgin police launched an intense search Thursday for a seventh man believed to have played a role in a bold midday shooting that left three people dead this week. Officers released a photo and description...
After 18 Years, Harbold Pleads Guilty
Byline: Steve Warmbir When Ralph Harbold pleaded guilty this week to killing his friend Frank Paul, the admission ended a case that had stretched 18 years into the longest pending murder case in Cook County. While the family of the victim received...
Andretti: Legends Would Have Hands Full vs. Today's Drivers
Byline: Mike Spellman Daily Herald Sports Writer Michael Andretti broke into Indy car racing in 1983, a time when the Indianapolis 500 was still a great spectacle and most Americans could rattle off the names of many of the drivers in the series....
Annoying Teen Movie Cliches Mar 'The Adventures of Sebastian Cole'
Byline: Dann Gire Daily Herald Film Critic "The Adventures of Sebastian Cole" * * Written and directed by Tod Williams. Produced by Karen Barber and Jasmine Kosovic. A Paramount Classics release. Rated R (sexual situations, language, drug...
At 75, Rohlwing Plans to Step Down
Byline: Charles Keeshan For more than a quarter century, the name Wilmer Rohlwing has been synonymous with the Huntley Plan Commission. That's about to change. Rohlwing is stepped down from the commission this month, citing recent health difficulties....
'A Total Breakdown All the Way Around'
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer Pitcher Kevin Tapani best summed up the Cubs' current state of affairs. "I guess you could term it a total breakdown all the way around," the veteran right-hander said as the Cubs prepared to return...
Authorities Continue Search for Little Girl Investigators Left with Little to Figure out What Happened
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Staff Writer As the search of Lake Michigan for 5-year-old Lexi Bull continued Thursday, Lake County Sheriff's detectives began the painstaking task of attempting to determine what may have caused the Hinsdale family's...
Bartlett Players Savor Annual Stephens Watermelon Treat
Byline: Mike Miazga Daily Herald Sports Writer For high school football players, the proverbial "light at the end of the tunnel" coincides with the last day of double practice sessions. That last doubles session means after school practices and...
Beautiful Scenery Makes Charlietown Challenge a Good Run
Byline: Susan Terwedow Sunday was the third annual running of the Charlietown Challenge 5K, which holds the distinction of being the only race run inside a correctional facility. This surprisingly pleasant and enjoyable event takes place at the...
Before School Starts, Take an Indie Rock Lesson
Byline: Tracie Amirante Wake up and smell the falling leaves: in a few days, we'll be back to the daily grind of school, school, school. (Group groan goes here). But what better way to psych yourself up for September than to take a crash-course...
Bensenville Company's Product Is in the Bag
Byline: Dan Culloton Skip Glatt hopes a new product can carry his Bensenville business. The Buffalo Grove resident's GAIM Engineering Inc., which makes industrial and automobile parts, is trying to sell a tool that makes it easier to haul all...
Board Members Approve Computers for Themselves
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer Critics said they didn't need these "toys" and should spend the money on more worthy causes. Still, the Palatine-Schaumburg Township High School District 211 board decided Thursday it would equip...
Brach Estate Back in Court to Ground Aero Club
Byline: Kevin Barrett Daily Herald Staff Writer For more than 40 years, pilots at the Naper Aero Club peacefully have soared above the open farmland just north of their private airport. But legal action taken Thursday may ground those high fliers...
Building a Theater District from the Ground Up
About a mile southwest of Navy Pier, construction continues on Chicago's Randolph Street Theater District. The sidewalks are finished. The signage is in place. Cute little kiosks, advertising shows playing around town - both in the Loop and in older,...
Camp Brings Officers, Kids Closer
Byline: Sara Burnett In the wake of a triple homicide Monday and the death of an Elgin couple following a domestic dispute Sunday, it may seem like all of the week's police news is violent and depressing. Not true. This week also marked the...
Carpentersville Picks New Logo to Spruce Up Village Image
Byline: Kate Clements Daily Herald Staff Writer A new village symbol will soon be popping up in Carpentersville. As part of the village's efforts to boost its image, Carpentersville trustees chose a new logo Tuesday. The design was chosen...
Caruso Tosses Flyers' First No-Hitter
Byline: Jennifer Wielgus Daily Herald Correspondent It used to be that every step the Schaumburg Flyers took was a milestone. Thursday night, all those small strides culminated in a giant leap. Flyers left-hander Gino Caruso no-hit the Sioux...
Cattails and Taxes Governor's Massive Building Program May Solve One Family's 'Jungle' Problem
Byline: Mike Burke Daily Herald Staff Writer Gov. George H. Ryan's new $12 billion state building program will provide money to fix highways, construct schools and develop parks. It also may get rid of the cattails growing in Doug and Tammy Brewers'...
Charges at Toll Booths Won't Go Up Anytime Soon, New Chairman Says but Many Roads Need Total Rebuild
Byline: Chris Fusco Daily Herald Staff Writer Arthur Philip is not ruling out a toll increase during his tenure as chairman of the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority board, but he isn't expecting the 40-cent charge at most toll booths to change...
Cheap Trick Ready to Rock at Trickfest III
Byline: Mark Guarino Daily Herald Music Critic Since their early days plastering band stickers on I-90 toll booths, members of Cheap Trick have always had a bent toward smart marketing. Last year when they stormed every major city with a blitzkrieg...
Chiefs U-10 Teams Take Second in Baseball Tournament
Both 10-year-old Lake County Chiefs teams competed in the eight-team Milwaukee Open Tournament. The Chiefs II ended up with second place. After winning its pool by going 3-0, the Chiefs II lost in the championship game to the Milwaukee Angels. In...
Children's Choral Festival Coming to Lisle Next Year
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer Among the soccer tournaments, balloon festival and sports leagues that will occupy Lisle's Community Park next year, the park district is making room for a little of the fine arts. On May 13, America...
Circus Returning on Popular Date Troupe to Raise Tents 130 Years after Another Show
Byline: Kevin Barrett Daily Herald Staff Writer The 19th century J.T. Johnson & Co.'s United Circus has more in common with the modern-day Kelly Miller Circus than just tradition, elephants and sawdust. And strangely enough, it appears the...
COD Trustees Object to Some Items in $600,000 Technology Package
Byline: Karen Kutz Daily Herald Staff Writer College of DuPage officials will spend nearly $600,000 this year on a complex array of computer equipment and software - despite the ire of some board members. Trustees Carol Payette and Micheal McKinnon...
Collegians
The accomplishments of Fox Valley's best and brightest students include: * * * The following Fox Valley residents were awarded degrees from Columbia College of Missouri at the commencement ceremonies held June 20 in Crystal Lake. Columbia...
Community Christian to Break Ground on 131,000-Square-Foot Facility Theater, Recording Studio Reflect Congregation's Emphasis on the Arts
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer They had a reason for naming their church "Community." Community Christian Church in Naperville aims to help people connect, form friendships and find God. Later this month, the growing, nondenominational...
Composer Philip Glass Set to Speak at Field Museum's Project Millennium
Byline: Bill Gowen Musical instruments unknown to virtually anyone, the world's largest harp and a festival of world music. We don't usually associate the Field Museum of Natural History with music, but starting in September, the museum will...
Computers Make Coming Back to School Easier Dist. 211 Has Nearly 1,000 PCs Installed at Schools
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer When students in Palatine-Schaumburg Township High School District 211 return to school next week, they'll have more than new teachers and freshly painted classrooms to look forward to. They'll...
Cooking Class Leader Whips Up a Fun Time
Byline: Diane Dassow On the surface, Bill Lavery's job looks like a piece of cake. The Lombard man has fun yukking it up with some great chefs while they teach cooking classes. And he gets to taste their exquisite preparations. Many people...
Could Target Grand Prix Become Cornerstone of FedEx Race Series?
Byline: Mike Spellman Daily Herald Sports Writer With the Indianapolis 500 out of the picture for the near future, could the Target Grand Prix at Chicago Motor Speedway become a cornerstone for the FedEx Championship series? Former Indy 500 winner...
Country Star Bogguss Has Close Ties to Naperville
Byline: Ann Piccininni Daily Herald Staff Writer Barbara Bogguss quietly moved into her Naperville home last October and took up residence in a condominium where she enjoys her neighbors, the complex's shared pool and the proximity to her daughter...
Crunch Goes the Cast Only A Stage Brings Horrors of 'Little Shop' to New Studio
Byline: Ann Piccininni Daily Herald Staff Writer A giant plant will eat just about everyone in the cast when Only A Stage presents its first musical production at the theater company's new home. "Little Shop of Horrors," an allegorical musical...
Defending Champ Kaneland Revs Up for Another Title Run
Byline: Dave Hess Daily Herald Correspondent Bill McKeown isn't used to losing. He doesn't want to start now. So as McKeown and his teammates took the field for their annual intrasquad scrimmage Thursday night, a third consecutive Class 3A state...
Defense Experts to Study Evidence in Martinez Murder
Byline: Bill Cole Daily Herald Staff Writer Evidence gathered in the murder case against Edward A. Milka soon will be in the hands of defense experts to review. Whether the 22-year-old Elgin man is found guilty or innocent may be determined by...
District 158 Once Again Talking about Referendum
Byline: Dave Mann Daily Herald Staff Writer The Huntley School District 158 school board is set to start talking about asking voters for another tax increase, just two years after the last one. While it may seem like a short time to ask taxpayers...
District 203's Money Problems Aren't Going Away
Byline: Denise Raleigh The war is over. The bodies have been dragged off the field and calm once again reigns in the fair land of Naperville Unit District 203. If you sit inside the chambers of a school board meeting, that is the general feeling...
District 21 Tables Decision to Trim 30 Minutes off of Daily Schedule
Byline: Dwayne T. Wong Daily Herald Staff Writer Wheeling Township elementary school officials Thursday said they'll take a little more time to decide on whether to make the school day shorter in order to save on student transportation costs. ...
District 300 Giving Schools Much-Needed Repairs
Byline: Dave Mann Daily Herald Staff Writer Not all of the halls have been quiet in Dundee Township-based Unit District 300's schools this summer. Workmen replaced students, making much-needed repairs before classes begin next week. Roofers...
District 3 Committee Presents Plan for Junior High Expansion
Byline: Jonathan Amato Daily Herald Correspondent Changes are in the works for Fox Valley School District 3 under a proposal presented to the school board Thursday night by a special space planning committee. The plan calls for the construction...
Districts Cleaning Up as Classes Loom First Week of School at Cary-Grove Will Be Marked by Construction
Byline: Jonathan McKernan Daily Herald Staff Writer First day of class at Cary-Grove to be even noisier with construction While construction crews will attempt to complete roadwork along Three Oaks Road and start building an addition onto Cary-Grove...
Don't Miss MCA, 'People's Palace' on This Artful Trip
Byline: Barbara Vitello Daily Herald Staff Writer This week, we take the high(brow) road to explore Chicago's finest arts. Start with "Roy Lichtenstein: Interiors" at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago. Exclusive to...
Elburn Days Entertainment Provides Boogie Beat
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer Kick back or kick it up this weekend as Chicago suburban bands tune in for Elburn Days. The main stage at the 70th annual festival, which runs today through Sunday in Lions Park, will feature...
Elburn Days Helps Lions Club Build Its Funds to Help Others This Weekend Marks 70th Anniversary for Event
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer The Elburn Lions Club's most popular phrase is: "It's handled." The 233 members, who are mostly men, are a group of doers. Little discussion occurred before the service club's 70th anniversary...
Expert Advice: Best Take a Train to See the Planes
Byline: Pat Karlak Daily Herald Staff Writer Public transportation is the best way for suburbanites to venture into the city for this weekend's 41st annual Chicago Air and Water Show, organizers advise. To ease the way, Metra is providing free...
Ex-Prospect Hts. Administrator Hired as Palatine CFO
Byline: Sandra Del Re Daily Herald Staff Writer Kenneth M. Bonder wasn't retired for very long. After fewer than two months of kicking back and smelling the roses, Bonder was enticed back to work by Palatine Village Manager Michael J. Cassady....
Ex-University Athletic Chief Charged in Theft at School
The former athletic director of Benedictine University in Lisle has been indicted on charges he stole more than $10,000 from the school, the county state's attorney's office said. James Krause, 51, of 3026 Village Green Drive, Aurora, was charged...
Family, Food, Fun Two Brothers Work Together to Make Dining at Uptown Saloon Enjoyable for the Whole Family, and Light on the Wallet
Byline: Mary McNulty Daily Herald Correspondent When brothers Doug and Dirk Doretti decided to open a restaurant in Mundelein, their plan was to offer something that was missing in the area: a family restaurant where the kids could be entertained...
Fire Protection Will Work on Improving Response Time
Byline: Bill O'Brien Daily Herald Staff Writer The Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District is trying to figure out how to improve response times to the far reaches of its district. Response times for both paramedic calls and fire calls...
Fishing for a Great Seafood Meal? Nick's Offers Some of the Tastiest
Byline: Pat Bruno After close to 20 years at the west end of 1 First National Plaza, Nick's Fishmarket took to the boats and moved to the east side of 1 FNP. This all happened last fall, so I figured it was time to haul Nick's into the critic's...
Forest District Struggles to Spend $70 Million
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer Getting the $70 million was the easy part for the Kane County Forest Preserve District. Deciding the best way to start spending all that money on open-space preservation is proving more difficult, however....
For Robson, Hawkins Earlier Proves Better
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer Earlier was better as far as Greg Robson and Jason Hawkins were concerned in making their college football choices. Some believe it's best to wait as long as possible before the official date...
Friends' Silent Auction Gives Library a Hand
Byline: Julie O'Brien The Friends of the Algonquin Area Library is entering its ninth year as a volunteer organization to benefit the library. Its objective continues to be to raise money to purchase out-of-budget items to make the library even...
From the Armed Services
Marine Gunnery Sgt. Ronald Louis, son of Mary Louis of Hoffman Estates, recently arrived in the Arabian Gulf while assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), embarked aboard the ships of the USS Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group (ARG). Louis'...
Funny Funny 'Foreigner' Pitch-Perfect from Beginning to End, Larry Shue's Play Earns Highest Praise
Byline: Jack Helbig Daily Herald Correspondent "The Foreigner" Mini-review: Not a weak microsecond in this gut splitting laugh riot. Location: Drury Lane Oakbrook, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace Times: 8 p.m. Wednesdays; 2 and 8 p.m....
Georgetown Houses Have Special Appeal for Retirees
Byline: Sherry Giewald Daily Herald Correspondent - Price range: $130,000 to $180,000 - Age of homes: 8 years old and less - Schools: H.C. Storm Elementary, Batavia Middle and Batavia High schools in Batavia Unit District 101 - Parks: Batavia...
Glen Ellyn Will Spend a Lot More on Brush Pickup
Byline: Deborah Kadin Daily Herald Correspondent Glen Ellyn's new tree branch and brush removal program is so successful the village will have to expand the budget for the program by 40 percent to keep it going this year. Trustees are expected...
Go Bananas over Funny, Wacky 'Chimp Channel' Web Sites
Byline: Stacey Cara Cohen Daily Herald Staff Writer As one of my co-workers always says, "You can't go wrong with a talking chimp." Whether taking a cue from my co-worker or the "Planet of the Apes" films, TBS has hit it big with "The Chimp Channel,"...
Golf Tournament Starts Local Drive for United Way
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer If a 19-year-old kid can place a shot on the fairway from the base of a tree at the PGA Championship, then maybe a hole-in-one isn't out of the question at Rolling Green Country Club. Local duffers...
Good Morning!
THE BRIEFS Adults going back to school invited to ECC orientation Adults interested in entering or returning to college and college students transferring to Elgin Community College will have the opportunity to attend an ECC orientation session...
Good Morning, Algonquin, Huntley and Lake in the Hills!; Good Morning, Cary and Fox River Grove!
THE BRIEFS Huntley art instructor to teach nature art at Moraine Hills Park Val Belford, art teacher at Huntley High School, will demonstrate techniques to create Nature's Work of Art from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Moraine Hills State Park, 914...
Good Morning, Arlington Heights!
THE BRIEFS Village to showcase downtown on cable access channels show Downtown's redevelopment and other projects are the stars of a new promotional video being broadcast on the village of Arlington Heights' cable television access channels....
Good Morning, Barrington Area!
THE BRIEFS Support juvenile diabetes walk at Brownie Troop 352 sale Brownie Troop 352 will sell babies' and children's toys, books and clothing at a garage sale to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Walk to Cure Diabetes. The garage...
Good Morning, Buffalo Grove and Wheeling!
THE BRIEFS ComEd plans $4 million upgrade at Aptakisic Road substation ComEd plans to install a new transformer and build a new shelter at an electrical substation in Buffalo Grove - a project that could cost up to $4 million, officials said...
Good Morning, Des Plaines and Elk Grove Village!
THE BRIEFS Major League Baseball makes Des Plaines stop on Yard Ball tour Major League Baseball's second annual Yard Ball Tour is headed for Des Plaines this weekend as part of the company's 15-city tour. More than 1,000 people are expected...
Good Morning, Elgin and South Elgin!
THE BRIEFS Hoeft fund-raiser to feature pig roast, games, kids events Supporters of 66th District state Rep. Douglas Hoeft are organizing a summer pig roast from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the upper pavilion of the Tyler Creek Forest Preserve,...
Good Morning, Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg!
THE BRIEFS H&O Jazz to wrap up season at Schaumburg Town Square The Schaumburg Township District Library will sponsor H&O Jazz from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday for a free concert at Schaumburg and Roselle Roads. The village of Schaumburg, Schaumburg...
Good Morning, Mount Prospect and Prospect Heights!
THE BRIEFS Mt. Prospect officials warn residents to be wary of solicitors Mount Prospect officials have learned that two firms are calling residents and falsely claiming to be soliciting funds on behalf of the police and fire departments. ...
Good Morning, Palatine and Inverness!
THE BRIEFS Countryside Association workers to get raises thanks to donation Countryside Association has received a $38,000 from the Department of Commerce and Community Affairs for the enhancement and expansion of the automation of production...
Good Morning, Rolling Meadows!
THE BRIEFS City plans to form permanent veterans memorial committee With the return of a parade and the dedication of a new veterans monument, this year's Memorial Day celebration in Rolling Meadows was a hit with residents. In order to pick...
Good Morning, Tri-Villages!
THE BRIEFS Hanover Park firefighters take to streets for charity Firefighters from the Hanover Park Fire Department, Local 3452, will hold their annual "Fill-The-Boot" campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in the fight against 40 neuromuscular...
Grayslake Skate Parks Bandages Safety Woes
Byline: Laurie Aucoin Daily Herald Staff Writer Grayslake's brand-new skate park is being enthusiastically embraced, but it has a few kinks. Injuries, traffic and BMX bikers are a few of the blemishes facing the much heralded park that opened...
Ground-Breaking Ceremony on Tap
Byline: Jonathan McKernan Cary-Grove High School Principal Larry Bennett will be joined by school district officials and other members of the community to break ground on a new school addition. The ceremony will start at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at...
Hanover Park Gives Go-Ahead to Trammel Crow Buildings
Byline: Lee Filas Daily Herald Staff Writer The third time was a charm for the Trammell Crow Company. Trammell Crow was awarded approval by the Hanover Park village board Thursday night to begin construction on twin office buildings on 24 acres...
Hard Work Will Pay off on Lake Michigan
Byline: Mike Jackson Daily Herald Outdoors Writer If you feel like working for the fish on Lake Michigan, they're there, waiting for someone to drag a fly or lure by their noses. Chinook, coho and steelhead are deep but will take white, yellow...
Historic Look Comes at a Higher Price
Byline: Kate Clements Despite a drastic cost difference, West Dundee village officials agreed this week to use decorative bluestone instead of traditional concrete sidewalks along the east side of North Second Street. The bluestone costs $22,720,...
Huntley Towers Parking Saga Ends as Village Allows in New Businesses
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer Huntley Towers finally can take down its vacancy sign. Village officials Thursday gave permission to developers of the new Route 47 shopping center to fill all of its units despite falling short...
I-90 Land-Use Debate Reignites Developer Wants Town Houses on Hoffman's Fringe
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer In the early 1970s, ground was nearly broken on a massive retirement community stretching along the Northwest Tollway from Barrington Road to Route 59. But the plan was thwarted in the 11th hour...
If You Build It, They Will Come Once It's Complete, Tall Grass Will Be One of Naperville's Largest Developments
Byline: Kevin Barrett Daily Herald Staff Writer As it now stands, the Tall Grass subdivision is little more than a cluster of half-finished houses sprouting from farmland in Naperville's southwest corner. Roads wind past wooden frames and concrete...
ISU's Field Could Be Unavailable for State Playoffs
Byline: Daily Herald report BLOOMINGTON - The success of Illinois State University in football could create a scheduling problem this fall for the IHSA state tournament. ISU, host of the state football title games since 1974, may be in line to...
It's Mobviously Love
Byline: Amy Carr Daily Herald Staff Writer "Mickey Blue Eyes" * * * Written by Adam Scheinman and Robert Kuhn. Produced by Elizabeth Hurley and Charles Mulvehill. Directed by Kelly Makin. A Castle Rock Entertainment release. Rated PG-13. Running...
Keeping Communication Open Technology Helps Parents Teachers Stay atop the Issues
Byline: Karri E. Christiansen Daily Herald Correspondent As summer winds down and children get ready for a new school year, many parents find they have to open themselves up to a new relationship. Much like a married couple, teachers and parents...
Leap of Faith Blind from Birth, Grammy Award-Winner Diane Schuur Won't Let That Stop Her from Playing Her Jazz
Byline: Barbara Vitello Daily Herald Staff Writer Last year, Diane Schuur took a leap of faith unlike any other. For as long as she could remember, the Grammy Award-winning singer had dreams of free falling. Last November, a few days before Thanksgiving,...
Libertyville, Conservation Group Pave Way for Path Project
Libertyville will use property owned by the Lake Minear Conservation Association to create a paved path along the north side of Oak Spring Road, from the Lake Minear beach entrance to the Des Plaines River trail. A paved path has been used for several...
Libertyville Twp. May Cut Funding for Charities in Half
Byline: C. L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer Libertyville Township Supervisor F.T. "Mike" Graham is suggesting the township give social service agencies half of the funding they received last year. The township received annual funding requests...
Library Supervisor Beginning New Chapter
Byline: Russell Lissau Daily Herald Staff Writer Children are notoriously fickle readers and video watchers. One year, Clifford the Big Red Dog might be hot. The next year, it could be Barney. Or Elmo. Or Winnie the Pooh. For the last decade,...
Lilith Fair beyond Sweet; It's Parting a True Sorrow
Byline: Mark Guarino Daily Herald Music Critic Gender wasn't the issue at this year's Lilith Fair. It was survival. The summer music festival of all-women performers is folding after three years. Spearhead Sarah McLachlan said she wanted to concentrate...
Limp Bizkit's 'Other' Not Significant Enough to Make Lasting Impression
Limp Bizkit, "Significant Other" (Flip/Interscope, 1/2 *) Limp Bizkit's diluted-subculture-for-the-masses approach means much more than their way-cliche rap/rock blend, which has been going downhill since it ruled the Def Jam label's essential...
Live Poker Is Played against Other Customers, Not the House
Byline: Fred Renzey Daily Herald Correspondent I just received a letter from a reader who was puzzled over some recent poker advice given in this column. In it, he responded that he always stays in whenever he has a pair of deuces or better, contrary...
Local Favorite Armand's of St. Charles Tempts Diners with Huge Sandwiches, Unique Pizzas and Divine Bruschetta
Byline: Mary McNulty Daily Herald Correspondent Gil Caringelle, owner of Armand's in Elmwood Park for 43 years, opened a smaller storefront version in downtown St. Charles a year ago. The crispy thin-crust pizzas, over-stuffed sandwiches, and rich...
MacPhail, Lynch Must Be Careful with Blame Game
Byline: Barry Rozner As Andy MacPhail and Ed Lynch ponder just how and when they'll pin the blame for the Cubs' failure on Jim Riggleman's shoulders, there are some things they should remember. First of all, as soon as they pull the trigger on...
'Marked Tree' Helps Seanachi Theater, and Playwright Grow
Byline: Jack Helbig The Chicago-based Seanachi (pronounced Shawn-a-Key) Theatre Company made their name four years ago, producing on a shoestring a new play by a young, untested actor turned playwright, Ann Noble. That play, "Neither Have I Wings...
Meadows Moves to Regulate Youth Entertainment
Byline: Chris Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer No longer able to hold the threat of liquor license violations over Club Fever, Rolling Meadows city officials instead plan to pass new regulations to control youth entertainment businesses in town....
Mercy Sought for Killer of Hanover Park Woman
Byline: Robert McCoppin Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer The murder was so brutal, attorneys said, even the killer has said he deserves to die. Before the murder of Patricia Noland in Hanover Park, Mark Ballard had a long history of violence...
Myers' Career Moves Up after Dropping Down
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer The dream is to be the next Randy Johnson or Roger Clemens. Not of being a left-handed relief pitcher whose primary job is to face lefty hitters. The dream is to be able to simply blow any...
Naperville Mom Never Lost Her Vibrant Spirit
Friends still can't believe how many ways Katy Gotter gave back to her community. Even as she battled leukemia, the Naperville woman often was able to make it to St. Raphael School to drive kids on their field trips. And she always managed to...
No Blarney: Curragh Offers Best Food and Music of the Emerald Isle
Byline: Jeff Pizek Here's what's new on the Chicagoland dining scene. * * * For classic Irish eats, the Curragh, 1700 Woodfield Road, Schaumburg promises no blarney. A full menu of favorites from the Emerald Isle is complemented by a cozy...
Obituaries
Anna M. Bello of Schaumburg Prayers for Anna M. Bello (nee Biagi), 85, will be said at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, 330 W. Golf Rd., Schaumburg. Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Matthew Church, 1001 E. Schaumburg Rd.,...