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 14, 2006

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80-Foot Flagpole Is Quite a Tall Order Patriotic Libertyville Man Argues for Zoning Change
Byline: Mick Zawislak Daily Herald Staff Writer Flying the flag is an American tradition. But in Libertyville, the question is how high the stars and stripes should be allowed to wave. Village trustees, an admittedly patriotic bunch, find themselves...
AbTox Execs Sentenced to Prison
Byline: Rob Olmstead Daily Herald Staff Writer Two Mundelein company executives were given lengthy prison sentences Wednesday for marketing an unapproved medical sterilizer that caused more than a dozen patients to go blind in one of their eyes....
A New Style for Fashion Corner Developer May Revamp West Dundee Plaza
Byline: Jameel Naqvi Daily Herald Staff Writer The Spring Hill Fashion Corner has not been immune to the changes that have hurt neighboring Spring Hill Mall. As the shopping center has aged and newer stores and trees have sprouted up around routes...
An Irish Start to Autumn Sir James Galway to Play at Elgin Symphony Orchestra Season Opener
Byline: Elisabeth Carrel Daily Herald Staff Writer Sir James Galway is a busy guy. A fun-loving, serious, passionate guy - and one with some surprising opinions on classical music. Local folks will have the chance to meet and hear the "man with...
A Town Square Affair: Art Show Matures into Its Own Event
Byline: Sara Faiwell Daily Herald Staff Writer Come this weekend, Palatine's Towne Square is turning into an art gallery. The Palatine/Inverness Arts Council will present its first juried art fair, called An Art Affair Around the Square, Saturday...
Attacker Sentenced to 14 Years in Plea Deal
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer A man was sentenced to 14 years in prison Wednesday as part of a plea deal in which he agreed to testify against a friend charged with helping him attack an Oak Brook woman. Rodrigo Moreno,...
Authors to Offer Tips at Literary Festival
Byline: Marie Lazzara Daily Herald Correspondent To Henry Perez, there's a difference between writers and authors. Perez should know. He's in charge of booking authors and marketing the fourth annual Midwest Literary Festival in Aurora. "Anyone...
Barrington Lines Up Another Win
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent With due respect to the rest of the swim teams in the Mid- Suburban League, Barrington's best competition isn't likely to come from conference opposition. The Fillies will likely be tested by teams...
Barrington Streak Put to Test
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer One of the most impressive winning streaks in all of Mid- Suburban League girls team sports reached 60 Wednesday night. But after the first 20 minutes of action, the astonishing MSL West run of the...
Bartlett Meshes Well in Tourney Win Hawks Starting to Get New Coach's System Down Pat; CLS Also Triumphs
Byline: Brian Schaumburg Daily Herald Correspondent The first shot of the game went in. So did the second. The same could be said for the third. In just over 5 minutes Wednesday, the Bartlett boys soccer team had all the goals it would need...
Bears Have Hands Full with Rogers
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer Bears quarterback Rex Grossman remembers his last start against the Detroit Lions as being a narrow defeat in which his late interception in the red zone wasted a scoring opportunity. That was the 2004...
Bears Shrug off Williams' Guarantee
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer Detroit Lions wide receiver Roy Williams' guarantee that his team would defeat the Bears on Sunday didn't cause much of a stir from anyone in the Bears' locker room. Even Bears wide receivers coach...
Bensenville Urges Water Panel to Deny White Pines' Plea
Byline: Justin Kmitch Daily Herald Staff Writer ***** CORRECTION/date 09-15-2006: To correct a story appearing in some Thursday editions, the Bensenville Park District is seeking a potable - not portable - water source. ***** If and when...
Blood Clot Found in Rusch's Lung
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer The Cubs have had their share of injuries this year, but Wednesday's news about pitcher Glendon Rusch sent a chill through the clubhouse. The 31-year-old left-hander went to Northwestern Memorial...
Both Artists, Buyers Love Riverwalk's Annual Fair
Byline: Jill Jedlowski Daily Herald Staff Writer The setting is picturesque, even to the untrained eye. But to an artist, it's inspiration waiting to be tapped. So it is fitting that the Riverwalk once again will be the setting for Naperville's...
Brokerage Builds Business amid Dot-Com Bust
Byline: Derek Klobucher Medill News Service At the dawn of the new millennium, odds were against OptionsXpress Holdings Inc. David Kalt, James Gray, the company's chairman, and Ned Bennett launched their online brokerage in December 1999 as dot-com...
Bullpen Woes Can Be Traced to Indians' Rally
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer ANAHEIM, Calif. -Even before Freddy Garcia's sensational outing against the Angels on Wednesday, the White Sox' starting rotation has been sharp over the last 10 games, allowing just 16 earned runs...
Chain's Muskie Secret Is Out
Byline: Mike Jackson Public water is for the public to use. The Fox Chain O' Lakes is a conglomeration of public water intended to serve a large contingent of recreationally hungry folks. From a personal standpoint, I would like to see the...
Child's Tracking Device Parts Came Too Late
Byline: Adam Kovac Daily Herald Staff Writer A tracking bracelet intended to keep tabs on a South Elgin 2- year-old was broken on the day he wandered away from home and drowned in the Fox River, authorities said Wednesday. The parts to repair...
Christine "Chris" Rieber of Warrenville
Christine "Chris" Rieber of Warrenville Services for Christine "Chris" Rieber, 49, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, at Friedrich- Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville. Interment will be in Clarendon Hills Cemetery, Darien Visitation will be...
Classic Cars and Schnitzel at Cuneo Festival
Byline: Mick Zawislak Daily Herald Staff Writer For more than a decade, September has meant a classic car show at the Cuneo Museum and Gardens in Vernon Hills. The old favorites will again grace the grounds on Sunday, but this time as part of...
Connie Payton Here to Stay Ex-Bear's Wife to Attend Walter's Run Saturday
Byline: Sheila Ahern Daily Herald Staff Writer Chicago Bears great Walter Payton will always belong to the city of Chicago. His family, though, will always belong to the suburbs. Payton's wife, Connie, and their children, Brittney and Jarrett,...
Council Ready to Ban Smoking but First, Naperville Debates Exemptions amid Public Comments
Byline: Jake Griffin Daily Herald Staff Writer A citywide public smoking ban in Naperville will likely be approved in some form by the end of the year. Naperville's city council said it's inevitable a ban will be enacted, but the body wants some...
Dancers Lead Fiesta Celebration
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent The Mexican Folkloric Dance Company of Chicago has shared the stage with the Joffrey Ballet, the Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and the Lyric Opera of Chicago, but on Saturday the troupe returns to...
Developer Downsizing Subdivision
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer In the wake of a stinging rebuke by a McHenry County zoning panel, developers behind the contentious Barrington Farms subdivision are working on a smaller-scale plan they hope will win approval....
Development Plan for Wickes Site a No-Go
Byline: Avian Carrasquillo Daily Herald Staff Writer A development project for Wheeling's town center appears to be over. Even before the plan commission rejected Tuesday developers' plans for an 11.3-acre parcel at 351 W. Dundee Road, which...
Dist. 158 Now Is Low on Buses Busload Mandate Stretches Fleet
Byline: Jeffrey Gaunt Daily Herald Staff Writer Huntley District 158 officials said they continue to work out kinks in the transportation system but may need a few more buses to get the job done. The school board last week capped elementary buses...
Dist. 15 Teachers Rally Behind Union
Byline: Chad Brooks Daily Herald Staff Writer Hundreds of teachers in Palatine Township Elementary District15 flooded Wednesday's school board meeting as a sign of solidarity and support for the union as contract negotiations drag on. Teachers...
Dist. 214 Wants to Know Whom You Want as Principals
Byline: Erin Holmes Daily Herald Staff Writer Have an idea what kind of principal you'd like at Prospect High School? What about Elk Grove High? Wheeling High? With those three top jobs set to be vacated next year, officials with Northwest Suburban...
Dist. 23, Teachers OK Deal New Four-Year Agreement Gives Teachers 4 Percent Increases in Salaries
Byline: Ashok Selvam Daily Herald Staff Writer Prospect Heights School District 23 and its teachers have agreed to a new four-year pact with help from a new negotiation method. The school board Wednesday night unanimously approved the contract,...
District 204 High School over Budget
Byline: Sara Hooker Daily Herald Staff Writer The rising cost of building materials is pushing the budget for Indian Prairie's proposed third high school beyond its limit. Unit District 204 Superintendent Howard Crouse said the 3,000- student...
Dodgers Show Cubs Just How Easily It Can Be Done
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer In case the Cubs are wondering about the kind of guys they need for the top of their lineup in 2007, they need only look at Wednesday night's 1-2-3 hitters for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Rafael Furcal,...
Donation in Coach's Honor to Bring Soccer Fields
Byline: Ed Fanselow Daily Herald Staff Writer A local man's love of soccer is living on five years after his tragic death thanks to his family's gift to the South Barrington Park District. The $25,000 cash donation - made by the friends and relatives...
Duckworth Bucks Bush on Iraq War
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Political Writer Democratic 6th Congressional District candidate Tammy Duckworth said Wednesday the Iraq conflict is not part of the war on terror, taking the opposite view of President Bush and her Republican opponent....
DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Poet laureate in Wheaton: U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser will appear at 7 p.m. tonight at Wheaton Warrenville South High School for a reading. Kooser is poet and essayist teaching at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. He is a former poet laureate...
DuPage's Visionary Ex-Chairman Forged County's Path
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer Jack T. Knuepfer - 1920-2006 In a time of dynamic growth from 1978 to 1990, DuPage County needed leaders with vision. It got a visionary. During those 12 years as county board chairman, Jack...
Editorials
Still holes to fill in homeland security Imagine this horrible scenario. We must, in this age of terrorism. Overseas a terrorist cell has loaded a dirty bomb into a cargo container. Its destination: O'Hare International Airport. The terrorists...
Elgin Homeless Shelter May Be Forced to Close
Byline: Christine Byers Daily Herald Staff Writer City officials are preparing to shut down Elgin's only permanent homeless shelter Friday for violating zoning laws. The Hope, Encouragement, Love and Prayer leads to Salvation, or HELPS, shelter...
Ex-Car Dealer, Philanthropist Dies
Byline: Ashok Selvam Daily Herald Staff Writer The city of Prospect Heights has lost a beloved family member. Best known for his radio spots for Colonial Chevrolet, the Schaumburg dealership renamed in the early 1990s to Woodfield Chevrolet,...
FAA Official's Concern for Safety Started with Family
Byline: Cliff Ward Daily Herald Correspondent Russell Hayslett Jr. ~ 1936-2006 Russell Hayslett Jr. spent his career ensuring safe air travel - and that need to ensure the well-being of others began at home. "Dad was the kind of guy who wanted...
Fest Has Stake in Fox Valley History Heritage Fest Camps Expected to Draw Crowds This Weekend
Byline: Jameel Naqvi Daily Herald Staff Writer This year's Heritage Fest in East and West Dundee isn't all fun and games. It's also a lesson in Dundee history. Throughout the weekend, re-enactors will set up camps downtown to represent historical...
Fete at the Fire Station Open House to Celebrate Department's 25 Years
Byline: Nadia Malik Daily Herald Staff Writer The real history of the Buffalo Grove Fire Department spans beyond just 25 years. Beginning in 1962, firefighters protected the Cook County portion of Buffalo Grove under a contract with the Wheeling...
Fillies Step It Up Again, Slip Past Palatine
Byline: Michael Eaken Daily Herald Correspondent Barrington's girls cross country team proved on Saturday at the Peoria Woodruff Invitational that it belongs with the top teams in Illinois. The Fillies finished second in Peoria, in front of preseason...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Village businesses fined: Three South Elgin businesses have each been fined $250 for violations of the village's liquor laws, officials said Wednesday. WineStyles, at 463 Redington Dr., and the Blue Razz, at 558 Randall Road, were fined for late...
Friends, Colleagues Salute Geo-Karis at Power Breakfast
Byline: Mary Jo Przygoda Daily Herald Correspondent She is "the godmother of Lake County." So said friends and state and local officials of outgoing state Sen. Adeline Geo-Karis, honored Wednesday with a special tribute for her many years in...
Golly, Holley Shoots a 39
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Call it a Holley, jolly day for Antioch's boys golf team Wednesday. Led by medalist Scott Holley, who fired a 39, the Sequoits posted their best score of the season (173) to defeat Round Lake (234) on a cool, misty...
Goose Regulations May Not Be So Good for the Gander
Byline: Corrinne Hess Daily Herald Staff Writer Chris Geiselhardt has had a complex relationship with Canada geese. For years, she was thrilled whenever she looked up to see them flying overhead. The thrill is gone. "I no longer look up....
Grayslake Man an Inspiration in Lung Transplant Milestone
Byline: Christine Byers Daily Herald Staff Writer Statistics showing guys like Larry Smith have unfavorable odds of living five more years don't seem to bother the Elgin man - especially when someone like Jim Leman of Grayslake is sitting next to...
Guard Fired over Tussle with Inmate
Byline: Tona Kunz Daily Herald Staff Writer A Kane County corrections officer was fired Wednesday after allegations he slammed an inmate to the floor unprovoked and then accused that inmate of violence. It is the latest in a string of firings,...
Hagel Pitches in, Helps Prospect to MSL Triumphs
Byline: Bill Esbrook Daily Herald Correspondent After a summer of American Legion baseball, Will Hagel's golf game was a little rusty. Now that the Prospect senior has rounded into form, watch out. Hagel was medalist last Saturday at the Zion-Benton...
Harper Faculty Talks to Resume Next Week
Byline: Sara Faiwell Daily Herald Staff Writer Talks will resume on Tuesday between administrators and faculty members at Harper College, where a contract debate is coming down to perks, office hours and, of course, salaries. Since classes started...
Health Inspection Costs May Increase
Byline: Lisa Smith Daily Herald Staff Writer Kane County restaurateurs would pay more for their health department inspections under a proposal reviewed by a county board panel Wednesday. Owners of the 1,670 restaurants, fast-food chains, grocery...
Holy Cross Wraps Up Barn Sale Stint
Byline: Sammi King Ten years of washing, cleaning, sorting, loading, unloading, lifting, carrying and putting in hour after hour of volunteer time. You would think parishioners of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Batavia would be exhausted and glad...
Hot-Button Issues in a Hot Race Where 8th District Hopefuls Stand on Questions You Care About
Byline: Ed Fanselow Daily Herald Staff Writer Editor's note: This is the first in a weekly series of issue stories on the 8th Congressional District campaign. While immigration and the Iraq war dominate other top congressional campaigns, the...
Hubble Factions Want Vote ASAP Referendum Seen as Only Way to End Debate
Byline: James Fuller Daily Herald Staff Writer Perhaps the only thing the entire Wheaton Warrenville Unit District 200 community can agree on when it comes to Hubble Middle school is having a resolution - now. Everything after that becomes a...
It's Perfect! Audiences Lining Up to See 'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change'
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent Officials with the Metropolis Centre for the Performing Arts in Arlington Heights look to have a major hit on their hands, with the opening tonight of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change." ...
James Frank Wilson of Arlington Heights
James Frank Wilson of Arlington Heights James Frank Wilson, 68, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006 at his home. A private memorial will be held. He was born Nov. 1, 1937, in Kimball, S.D., to Frank and Gertrude (nee Toomey) Wilson. He graduated from Kimball...
Joseph Clemente
Joseph Clemente Services for Joseph Clemente, 85, will begin with prayers at 9 a.m. Saturday, at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, and proceed to SS. Peter and Paul Church, 36 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville for a Mass of Christian...
Judson Up to No. 7 in NAIA
Byline: Daily Herald Report Despite losing to No. 2 Rio Grande over the weekend, the Judson College men's soccer team (5-1) went from No. 10 in the NAIA national rankings up to No. 7 in this week's poll. Judson will travel to Olathe, Kan., for...
Kostka Lists Favorites; Says Vote in November
Byline: Sara Faiwell Sooner than later, you might be learning who Warren Kostka is voting for in the November election. But why? The former Palatine village councilman has sent a letter to about 300 residents stating his support for Peter Gutzmer...
Lake County in 60 Seconds
***** CORRECTION/date 09-15-2006: An item in some Thursday editions listed the incorrect day of the Lake Zurich park and recreation department's annual chili cook-off. The cook-off is Saturday. ***** Date set for third trial: Lake County...
Lakewood Tops Chicago Builder Survey
Byline: Mike Comerford Daily Herald Business Writer New home builder Buz Hoffman says selling homes is about "attitude." "If you don't have the right attitude it doesn't matter how sophisticated your company is, you won't sell homes," he said...
Lean on Me Miklasz's 40 Lifts Waubonsie Past WW South in Battle of Unbeatens
Byline: Darryl Mellema Daily Herald Correspondent Caitlyn Miklasz has never shot a 40 in a dual meet with Waubonsie Valley. Miklasz, the Warriors' No. 6 golfer, picked the perfect time to record that 40 - Wednesday's dual meet against Wheaton...
Let's $Ave Some Bucks Resales Outfit Homes, Kids for Less
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Correspondent Putting together a fall wardrobe for children can be an expensive proposition - especially when you consider that nothing from last year fits anymore. So what do you do? You could hit the malls...
Libertyville Corner Getting a Makeover
Byline: Mick Zawislak Daily Herald Staff Writer A prominent corner in downtown Libertyville will be made over to include condos listing for as much as $1.2 million in a project village officials say is key to larger redevelopment efforts. Village...
Library Gets What It Wants - an Earful
Byline: Jack Komperda Daily Herald Staff Writer Carol O'Gorman didn't support the Carol Stream Library's plans to build a new facility on Kuhn Road. So when library officials cast an open invitation this summer to seek input on how residents...
Liriano Done for Year, but Guillen Still Wary
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer ANAHEIM, Calif. -It still looks like the White Sox' postseason fate is going to be decided during the final weekend of the season, a three-game showdown against the Minnesota Twins at the Metrodome....
Lombard Pool Costs Dive into Deep End
Byline: Michael Wamble Daily Herald Staff Writer Instead of taking a dive, cost estimates for a major revamp of Lombard's aging Moran Water Park have risen by nearly $3 million. Park district commissioners were told in June that estimates to...
Long, Hazy Path Leads to Smoking Ban Decision
Byline: Sheila Ahern The Arlington Heights village board didn't starting talking about a smoking ban just this week. The topic dates back to Feb. 6, 1989, when the board voted to prohibit smoking in some places - but not many. Even with the new...
Make Room, Lincoln It's 'Parker Hall' Now, Honoring Village's Own
Byline: Eric Peterson Daily Herald Staff Writer The memory of longtime volunteer Russ Parker's achievements at Schaumburg's village hall is now as concrete to first-time visitors as it is in the minds of those who served with him over several decades....
Mayor Better, Son Says Bradley Stephens Leads Board in Father's Stead
Byline: Ames Boykin Daily Herald Staff Writer Mayor Donald E. Stephens sat out Wednesday's monthly Rosemont board meeting, recuperating three weeks after finishing radiation treatments for stomach cancer. In his absence, the 78-year-old mayor's...
Medical Crisis Gives Actress Dose of Off-Stage Drama
Byline: Pam DeFiglio Daily Herald Staff Writer Alene Robertson will be waiting in the wings Tuesday, just as she has done all her life. When she hears her cue, she'll burst onto the stage of the LaSalle Bank Theatre, delivering the high- energy...
Mexico City Performers Reunite Tonight in Concert
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent A reunion of sorts will unfold tonight when Casa de Luze - the Spanish speaking community at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington - presents a special concert, timed with Mexican Independence...
Mind Control Signals from Woman's Brain Help Her Operate Prosthetic Arm
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Health Writer When Claudia Mitchell's left arm was severed at the shoulder in a motorcycle accident, the former Marine received the best prosthesis available. Most of the time, she didn't bother to wear it....
Mt. Prospect Opens Comprehensive Plan Talks
Byline: Steve Zalusky Daily Herald Staff Writer Mount Prospect kicked off discussions on a new comprehensive plan this week. The nine-month process of revising the 10-year-old plan started with a joint meeting of the village board and planning...
Naperville North Struggles to Earn Win
Byline: Gary Larsen Daily Herald Correspondent If it wanted them, the excuses were there for the making for Naperville North - a wet field, tired legs and a lack of emotion after an important conference win earned the night before. After knocking...
No Perfect Ending
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer ANAHEIM, Calif. -The Angel Stadium crowd started stirring in the bottom of the seventh, when Vladimir Guerrero grounded out to White Sox shortstop Juan Uribe, ending the inning in the process. At...
Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Wheeling eyes smoking ban: The Wheeling Board of Health will have a special meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday to discuss a proposed smoking ordinance. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be in the council chambers of the village hall, 255 W....
Oakton College, Union Reach Deal
Byline: Erin Holmes Daily Herald Staff Writer The roughly 300 members of Oakton Community College's support staff union will vote today on a contract that would hand them a 4.99 percent raise this year and next - the same hike the faculty will receive....
Of All the Halls of Fame around, Jack Mabley Got a Good One
Byline: Burt Constable We miss Jack Mabley. Since the legendary columnist's death in January at age 90, there hasn't been a day in the newsroom when I haven't wanted to lean over the cubicle wall we shared to get Jack's take on a subject. Readers...
Once upon a Time 'Cinderella' Gets Modern Makeover
Byline: Ann Piccininni Daily Herald Correspondent A young woman struggling to realize her potential despite circumstances that seem to thwart her every effort. Sound like an episode of Oprah? Or maybe a Lifetime special? It's "Cinderella," Magical...
Past Meets Present at Lisle Festivals
Byline: Greg Canfield Daily Herald correspondent Those looking to experience a taste of history and a dose of fun need only to head to downtown Lisle this weekend. The annual Smile Days and Depot Days celebrations, which this year combine a carnival...
Police Reports
Carpentersville - A Carpentersville man was arrested Tuesday on two warrants. Christopher Overton, 21, of 38 Evergreen Lane, was wanted for failure to appear in court on charges of possession/consumption of liquor by a minor and domestic battery,...
Police Reports
Batavia - A Kenwood stereo and DVD player valued at $900 and an estimated $1,500 in compact discs were stolen between 11 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday from a car on the 800 block of West Wilson Street. The car's window also was smashed, and its...
Radio Personality to Tout Children's Book
Byline: Marie Lazzara Daily Herald Correspondent When people hear the name Shadoe Stevens, they think of his smooth vocal deliveries on the 1980s and 1990s versions of "The Hollywood Squares," "The Grammy Awards," and now "The Late Late Show with...
Ravinia Festival Releases '07 Schedule
Byline: Bill Gowen Daily Herald Classical Music Critic Fresh off another record-breaking season for attendance, the Ravinia Festival has released details of its 2007 classical music season. In addition to the previously announced gala concert...
Red or White? Wine Festival Has It All
Byline: Ann Piccininni Daily Herald Correspondent Whether you'd like to read a wine list with an informed palate or just want to experiment, the Naperville Wine Festival has a Pinot Noir, a shiraz and a Sauvignon blanc for you. Wine vendors stocked...
Road to Tollway Lease Full of Bumps
Byline: Joseph Ryan Daily Herald Staff Writer With seven public hearings on leasing the tollway behind him, the lawmaker eyeing the controversial deal said Wednesday the 274- mile system could be in private hands next year. Still, state Sen....
Rockets Are Aces in Win over NB
Byline: Matt Stacionis Daily Herald Correspondent Burlington Central felt it was better to give than receive in Wednesday's girls volleyball match. A whopping 17 times, the Rockets gave a serve to visiting North Boone in their Big Northern Conference...
Rodeo, Not Circus for Shriners This Year
Byline: Ann Piccininni Daily Herald Correspondent For the first time, the Medinah Shriners are sending in the bulls, horses and calves instead of the clowns. The not-for-profit, philanthropic organization, famous for its annual circus, is this...
Rosary Rolls Royals Make Quick Work of Rivals
Byline: Henry Perez Daily Herald Correspondent Hanging around at your rival's place any longer than necessary is usually not a good idea. That was Rosary's thinking Wednesday night as they traveled a couple of blocks up the street and swept Aurora...
Saints Golfers Pick Up Pair of Upstate Eight Dual Wins
Byline: Craig Brueske Daily Herald Correspondent As he approached the par-4, 399-yard ninth hole at Royal Fox Country Club, Stephen Judd was beginning to feel pretty good about his round. Although things didn't turn out as the St. Charles East...
Senator Yanks Support Geo-Karis Won't Endorse Candidate Who Beat Her
Byline: Russell Lissau Daily Herald Staff Writer Still stinging from an upset primary loss in March, veteran Republican state Sen. Adeline Geo-Karis on Wednesday said she won't endorse either candidate vying to succeed her. That stance is an...
Six Flags to Get New Sign after 30 Years Moratorium Lifted for Bright, Video Display
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer Six Flags Great America is ready to retire an original part of its operation that's been in place since 1976. Going out to pasture will be the Gurnee theme park's 30-year-old sign off the Tri-State...
Slow Start Puts Carmel Behind
Byline: Brian Schaumburg Daily Herald Correspondent The first shot of the game went in. So did the second. The same could be said for the third. In just over five minutes Wednesday, the Bartlett boys soccer team had all the goals it would...
Soph RBs Give 2 Area Teams Big Lift
Byline: Craig Brueske It's never too early to start gazing into the future. If last Friday night's results are any indication, the future appears to be now for two area running backs from the Class of 2009. Yes, sophomores can make substantial...
Sound Familiar? Lions Led by Defense
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer It took new Detroit coach Rod Marinelli one game to prove his worth. Bringing in his experience as former defensive line coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Marinelli got the most he could out of...
State: Borer Figures Wrong Infestation at 170 Trees, Official Insists
Byline: Josh Stockinger Daily Herald Staff Writer A high-ranking state agriculture official adamantly denied Wednesday the emerald ash borer infestation in Campton Township is as widespread as the highway commissioner says, and refuted suggestions...
Take a Walk on the Wild Side at PM&L
Byline: Abby Scalf Daily Herald Staff Writer Written more than 100 years ago, "Charley's Aunt" is a wild British farce featuring cross-dressing and multiple proposals. Follow the plot twists as the PM&L Theatre presents "Charley's Aunt" starting...
Technician Had Loyal Following
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent Virginia Sison Fernandez ~ 1943-2006 Coworkers and patients alike looked forward to visits from Virginia Sison Fernandez of Rolling Meadows. When she came back, she nearly always brought some...