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 29, 2008

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ACC's Attack Revolves around Adams
Byline: John Lemon jlemon@dailyherald.com A year after the Mike and Mark Adams brother duo stared at Aurora Central, leading the Chargers to an upset win over rival Marmion that highlighted their season, its a glass half-full outlook for 2008. ...
A Little Adversity Might Go a Long Way for Fenton's Football Team
A little adversity might go a long way for Fentons football team. Between graduation losses, transfers to other schools and expected returners not coming out for the team, it hasnt been an ideal off-season for the Bison. But with key components...
All aboard in Their Dislike of Rail Plan Rail: Batavia Mayor Says More Problems Created Than Solved
Byline: James Fuller jfuller@dailyherald.com Candidates for the 14th Congressional District seat joined with mayors in some of the communities they represent this week in expressing serious concerns if not outright opposition to the pending sale...
(All Games Friday Unless Noted)
(All games Friday unless noted) Week 1 / Aug. 29-30 Nonconference Driscoll at Germantown, Wis. Jacobs at Moline Antioch at Grayslake Central East Aurora at West Aurora Batavia at St. Charles East Big Foot, WI at Harvard Glenbard...
AL Pitching Comparison
AL pitching comparison 2008 TEAM (2008 VS OPP) (LAST 3 STARTS) PITCHERS LINE W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA W-L IP ERA HWG WHITE SOX Vazquez (r) 10-11 4.37 14-12 No record 2-1 23.0 1.96...
AL Standings
AL standings East W L Pct GB Tampa Bay 81 51 .614 Boston 77 56 .579 4 1/2 New York 71 62 .534 10 1/2 Toronto 68 65 .511 13 1/2 Baltimore 63 70 .474 18...
Arena Finale Creates Long Lines, Confusion
Byline: Joseph Ryan jryan@dailyherald.com DENVER Barack Obamas blowout nomination speech in Denver drew 84,000-plus attendees, many of whom suffered through a hot nightmare of endless lines and general confusion. Reports of three-hour waits...
Array of Stars Gather for Convention Climax
Byline: Associated Press DENVER The Force is with Obama. George Lucas was among the entertainers and Hollywood types who were spotted in the halls of Invesco Field on Thursday in the hours leading up to Barack Obamas historic acceptance speech....
* A Soldier Unnerved by His War Experiences Disrupts the Lives of a Couple of AP
* A soldier unnerved by his war experiences disrupts the lives of a couple of apathetic roommates in Anthony Neilsons "Penetrator" in a production by The Resonants opening Aug. 29 at Stage Left Theatre, 3408 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago. (866) 811-4111...
Aug. 28, 2008
Aug. 28, 2008 FIRSTPurse $11,500, Claiming $10,000, 3 yos & up, 6 1/2 furlongs PP Horse, Jockey St 1/4 1/2 Str Fin Odds 3 Buddhas Bride, Thornton 3 2hd 22 1hd 12 3.60 4 Temple Street, Karlsson...
Aug. 29
Aug. 29 * The Carol Stream Park District will offer a Date and Dash for ages 30 to 50 Aug. 29 at Brians Charhouse, 27W371 North Ave., West Chicago. The event offers six-minute speed dating. Registration is required. Daters must fill out an application...
Aug. 29, 2008 Selections for a Fast Track
Aug. 29, 2008 Selections for a fast track Horses listed by program number Post time: 2:30 p.m. 1. 6 furlongs, purse $11,500, claiming $10,000 (nw3), 3 yos & up. PN Horse Jockey/trainer Odds Comment 3 Ostenaco Ferrer/Bentley...
Aurora Central
Aurora Central Official Enrollment: 790.35 Date Time Opponent 8/29 7:30 H Mendota 9/5 7:30 H Harvard 9/13 1:00 A *Montini 9/19 7:30 H *St. Edward 9/26 7:30 H *St. Francis 10/3 7:30 A *Marian...
Aurora University
Human resource courses: Aurora Universitys Dunham School of Business will offer the Society of Human Resource Management Learning System Course on Saturdays, Sept. 6 to Nov. 15. Registration is under way. The series will meet from 8:30 a.m. to noon...
Backers Explore Obama's Appeal
Byline: Nick Shields Daily Herald Staff Writer nshields@dailyherald.com DENVER Munching on ham, eggs and a bagel, Tom Jolly sat at a quaint diner in the citys downtown area reading a newspaper and anxiously waiting to hear Barack Obama deliver...
Barrington Planning October Playoff Run
Byline: Marty Maciaszek mmaciaszek@dailyherald.com For the first time in six years Barrington was turning in its gear in late October. It was a turn the Broncos dont want to take again after they finished 5-4 but missed the postseason because...
Bartlett Hoping This Becomes Special Season
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick jfitzpatrick@dailyherald.com This could be a special season at Bartlett, one the Hawks have been building toward the last two years. Traditionally, sixth-year coach Tom Meaney and his staff follow the winning formula...
Bartlett, Nearby Suburbs Voice Disdain for CN Deal Voice: Three of 39 Speakers Supported the Deal
Byline: Ashok Selvam aselvam@dailyherald.com Bartlett Village President Catherine Melchert Thursday called the proposed Canadian Railroad deal a "death knell," dashing all hopes of the long-awaited Metra STAR line. She said the STAR line, a decadelong...
Bartlett, Nearby Suburbs Voice Their Disdain for CN Deal
Byline: Ashok Selvam aselvam@dailyherald.com Bartlett Village President Catherine Melchert Thursday called the proposed Canadian National Railroad deal a "death knell," dashing all hopes of the long-awaited Metra STAR line. She said the STAR...
Bartlett Poised to Challenge for UEC Title
Byline: David Oberhelman doberhelman@dailyherald.com Break up Bartlett! That could have been the rally cry within the Upstate Eight in the first half of this decade, when the Hawks won conference titles from 2001-03. Coach Tom Meaneys team...
Baseball, Softball Academy Looks to Score Big Mikus: Academy Offers Private Lessons
Two men passionate about baseball expanded their sports academy from Buffalo Grove to Mundelein. Joy of the Game Baseball & Softball Academy opened Wednesday at 1160 Allanson Road. Business partners Dave Mandel and Craig Katz, residents of...
Batavia at St. Charles East
Batavia at St. Charles East Game time: 7:30 p.m. today.Last year: St. Charles East 30, Batavia 7Players to watch: For some it must seem like Wes Allen has been at St. Charles East forever, but he hasnt. The senior is back though, after an outstanding...
Batavia House Walk to Benefit Downtown Revitalization
Batavia MainStreet presents the 2008 Batavia House Walk on Sept. 6. This second annual MainStreet benefit event is co-chaired by Sharon Harwick of Fabric Boutique and Michaelynn Rose of Rose Photo Studio. It showcases an eclectic mix of near west...
Batavia's 'O' Primed for Monster Season
Byline: Chris Walker Daily Herald Correspondent Offense fireworks that would rival most Independent Day celebrations are expected at Batavia this fall. But snuffing out those of the opponent looks to be a big concern for a Bulldogs team...
Bears' Fortunes Changed in an Instant
One play by Lance Briggs. Against Seattle in the playoffs on Jan. 14, 2007, there was Briggs stopping Shaun Alexander on third-and-1 at the Bears 21 in the third quarter, leading to a Seahawks field goal instead of a potential TD. And Briggs...
BG Looking Ahead to Following Farrell
Byline: Marty Maciaszek mmaciaszek@dailyherald.com Jim Farrell feels like the kid given the keys to a brand new car. And the first-year Buffalo Grove coach believes he has the horsepower to get rolling toward ending a four-year playoff drought...
Big Picture
Big Picture Unemployment applications drop WASHINGTON Applications for unemployment benefits dropped to a seasonally adjusted 425,000, down 10,000 from the previous week, the Labor Department reported Thursday. That was slightly better than...
Blackhawks Looking to Take Next Step
Byline: John Lemon jlemon@dailyherald.com Year three of Buck Drachs tenure at West Aurora is shaping up to be the best yet. Not only do the Blackhawks have plenty of experience coming back, they have three years of understanding what Drachs system...
Blackhawks Sign Center Brent:
Blackhawks sign center Brent: The Blackhawks announced Thursday the signing of center Tim Brent to a one-year contract. The 6-foot, 197-pound Brent, 24, was acquired by the Blackhawks from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for defenseman Danny...
Bond Feud Heats Up in Cook County
Byline: Rob Olmstead rolmstead@dailyherald.com The power struggle between Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans got a whole lot uglier Thursday. Dart filed an emergency motion for relief in federal court, insinuating...
Boys Golf
Boys golf Thursdays results St. viator 147, Marian 164 St. Viator Stringfellow 31, Underys 37, Carlson 39, Klune 40. Marian Haines 38, Whitblowm 38, Formosa 44, Fleming 44. Hersey 153, Elk grove 170, palatine 184 Hersey Seemann...
Bring on the Bright Lights
Byline: John Lemon jlemon@dailyherald.com Friday Night Lights means a little extra at Marmion. The Cadets played their first night game in 40 years last year. The fact it ended with a 35-0 loss to Marian only told part of the story. That score...
Buyers Shouldn't Fret Closed Card Account
Several banks are closing dormant credit-card accounts, but there are some easy ways for homeowners and buyers to protect themselves against a long-term drop in their overall credit score. Q. We are hoping to refinance our home while rates are still...
Buyers Shouldn't Fret Closed Card Account
Several banks are closing dormant credit-card accounts, but there are some easy ways for homeowners and buyers to protect themselves against a long-term drop in their overall credit score. Q. We are hoping to refinance our home while rates are still...
Buyers Shouldn't Fret Closed Card Account
Several banks are closing dormant credit-card accounts, but there are some easy ways for homeowners and buyers to protect themselves against a long-term drop in their overall credit score. Q. We are hoping to refinance our home while rates are still...
Buyers Shouldn't Fret over Closed Credit-Card Account
Several banks are closing dormant credit-card accounts, but there are some easy ways for homeowners and buyers to protect themselves against a long-term drop in their overall credit score. Q. We are hoping to refinance our home while rates are still...
Candidates Dislike Rail Plan
Byline: James Fuller jfuller@dailyherald.com Candidates for the 14th Congressional District seat joined with mayors in some of the communities they represent this week in expressing serious concerns if not outright opposition to the pending sale...
Carmel Aiming High Again
Byline: Patricia Babcock McGraw pbabcock@dailyherald.com Talk about a winning combination. Perennial power Carmel returns 10 starters from a team that advanced all the way to the Class 7A state semifinals last season. Meanwhile, this years junior...
Cary-Grove Still Team to Beat in FVC Valley
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick jfitzpatrick@dailyherald.com The 2008 Cary-Grove football roster may lack experience overall but not ability. Heavy graduation losses from last years fourth-straight undefeated Fox Valley Conference championship team...
Cats Aiming for Better Finish
Byline: Patricia Babcock McGraw pbabcock@dailyherald.com Not much separated Libertyville last year from spectacular and disappointing. "We had four games that went down to the final play," Libertyville coach Randy Kuceyeski said. "And we won...
Cats, Kittens for Less:
Cats, kittens for less: Homes for Endangered & Lost Pets will hold a cat/kitten adoption day at National City Bank from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 6 at the 2600 E. Main St. branch in St. Charles. More than 30 cats and kittens will be up for...
Celebration to Focus on Batavia's Rich History
Byline: Nancy Gier ngier@dailyherald.com Britta McKenna has fielded the same question many times regarding this weekends celebration of Batavias 175th anniversary. "People want to know if there will be a carnival and I tell them no," said McKenna,...
Church Starts a Women's Group for Newcomers
Ellen Townsley has lived in Geneva for five years, one of the lengthier stays of her adult life. Due to her husbands job, she has moved 10 times in 26 years. This fall, she is teaming up with another veteran of relocation and relying on her personal...
City's Teamof Inspectors Shrinks, Butnot Workload
City inspectors have a tall order. Not only are they required to check every building project for safety and stability, theyll now have to do it with one-third fewer people. Rolling Meadows three-man building inspection team is reduced to two with...
CL South Tough on Ground
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick jfitzpatrick@dailyherald.com Dont come to Crystal Lake South football games expecting to be dazzled by the forward pass. That offensive innovation first came into use in 1906 after President Theodore Roosevelt demanded...
Clubs & Hobbies
Public Star Party: 8 p.m. Aug. 30, Afton Forest Preserve, 13600 Crego Road, in DeKalb County. Northwest Suburban Astronomers in cooperation with the DeKalb County Forest Preserve District host this look at stars, galaxies, nebulae and star clusters...
Clubs & Hobbies
To have an event listed in this calendar, e-mail the details at least two weeks in advance of the event or registration deadline to nbrcalendar@dailyherald.com. Please put "Clubs & hobbies" in the subject line. Arlington Heights Book Club: Meets...
Coaches on the Move in Wheaton
Byline: Dave Oberhelman and Kevin Schmit doberhelman@dailyherald.com kschmit@dailyherald.com The coaching carousel spun through Wheaton in a major way this off-season. It began last spring when Wheaton North hired Joe Wardynski Wheaton Warrenville...
Comedy for Contrast
Byline: Eileen. O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent Back in her days at Schaumburg High School, Dana Peters typically won the comic relief roles, including the part of Truvy in "Steel Magnolias," and a featured part in "Noises Off." This weekend,...
Come on Down!
Byline: Rachel Baruch Yackley Daily Herald Correspondent How would you like to spend your Labor Day weekend watching and learning clogging and traditional dances? How about expanding your vocal abilities at a singing workshop? Or maybe youEd like...
Cubs Just Keep Reaching New Heights
Byline: Mike McGraw mmcgraw@dailyherald.com Everyone knows the Cubs dont exactly have a stellar history. But this years team is starting to tread into unchartered (for the Cubs, anyway) territory. With Wednesdays win over Pittsburgh, the Cubs...
Cultural Understanding
Byline: Jamie Greco Daily Herald correspondent Another dimension of Elgins diversity is about to be celebrated at the first Elgin Asian Festival at Festival Park. The Asian Community Network, sponsored by the city of Elgin with the help of coordinator...
'Dark' Vision
Byline: Michael Hill Associated Press An old man lies alone in the dark each night, hobbled by an auto accident and haunted by death. To fill the sleepless hours, he thinks up a story about a man who wakes up into an alternate America one where...
Defense a Concern for Bears
Byline: Bob LeGere rlegere@dailyherald.com CLEVELAND If this is the defense thats supposed to carry the Bears this season, they shouldnt plan on going very far. Behind second-string quarterback Brady Quinn and without top receiver Braylon Edwards...
Defense Dominates as BC Rolls Past Hampshire 4-0
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent Thursdays boys soccer affair was a typical defensive struggle between Burlington Central and Hampshire, even if the final score didnt show it. The Rockets downed Hampshire 4-0, but 2 of the goals...
Democrats' Detente Lasts Only a Day
Byline: John Patterson Daily Herald Senior State Government Editor jpatterson@dailyherald.com DENVER While Illinois Democrats gathered Thursday to see Chicagos Barack Obama become the first black man to accept the partys nomination for president,...
Democrats' Heads
Democrats heads in sand on energy When it comes to speaking out in favor of expanding our energy development options, our Illinois delegation seems to acquiesce to the Democratic position of "do nothing" and it shall pass. Meanwhile, taxpayers...
Democrats Losing Quest to Grab Faith Voters
Democrats have made it a priority to lure more evangelical and Catholic voters from the Republican camp into their own, but the likelihood of success is becoming more problematic given pronouncements by two Catholic archbishops and a decision by the...
District 158 Starts Year without a Contract
It feels a little anticlimactic in Huntley Unit District 158 these days. Maybe Im naive to think a new teacher contract would waltz through the door at the eleventh hour and announce, "Here I am, gentlemen." Instead teachers started work this...
Double Duty
Byline: Larissa Chinwah lchinwah@dailyherald.com If anyone could use a few extra hours in each day, its Carpentersville resident Steve Janowiak. Between raising a young son, spending time with his wife and working for an Elgin real estate company,...
Dreams and Promises A Pledge to Keep America's Promise Obama Delivers Combative Address
Byline: David Espo and Robert Furlow Associated Press Writers DENVER Surrounded by an enormous, adoring crowd, Barack Obama promised a clean break from the "broken politics in Washington and the failed policies of George W. Bush" Thursday night...
Driscoll Reloads, Chases 8th Straight Title
Byline: David Oberhelman doberhelman@dailyherald.com First-year Driscoll coach Brandon New has a goal, and its not necessarily an eighth straight state championship. "My No. 1 goal is for the kids to enjoy themselves. This is something theyll...
Dundee-Crown Has High Hopes with Kissack at Controls
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick jfitzpatrick@dailyherald.com One-one-thousand, two-one-thousand, three-one-thousand. Thats the average time it takes an NFL quarterback to drop back and throw a successful pass, according to a study done by the Sporting...
DVC Loaded Again Led by WW South, Glenbard North
Byline: Kevin Schmit kschmit@dailyherald.com Every year WW South football coach Ron Muhitch creates a slogan for his team. This year its "Rise above it all." For a program seemingly on top of the world, the words may seem a little surprising....
Eagle Scout Builds Deck, Drainage System for Local Agency
CEDA Northwest, the Mount Prospect-based social service agency, 1300 W. Northwest Hwy., has a brand new deck and patio and its garden has been drastically pruned, thanks to the hard work of an Eagle Scout candidate and the members of Troop 335 at All...
Economy on Rebound, but Too Soon for Optimism
Byline: Jeannine Aversa Associated Press WASHINGTON The economy pulled out of a dangerous rough patch in the spring, thanks largely to strong exports, but the rebound isnt expected to last. Economic slowdowns overseas could make exports tail off...
Elgin
Elgin * An Elgin man was sentenced to a $1,000 fine Thursday for his Aug. 14 misdemeanor battery conviction stemming from an altercation with a 72-year-old man outside the emergency room of Provena St. Joseph Hospital. Donald R. Lershea, 54, of...
Elgin Cashes in on Cheaper Road Salt
Byline: Harry Hitzeman hhitzeman@dailyherald.com After taking heat for poor snow removal last winter, Elgin leaders are looking as cool as a cucumber. City leaders in June bought 10,000 tons of salt about 9,000 tons is used in an average year...
Expect Another Dogfight in Big Northern East
Byline: Mike Miazga Daily Herald Correspondent Three out of the 6 teams in the Big Northern Conferences East Division qualified for postseason play in 2007 and a fourth, Hampshire, was playoff eligible at 5-4 but did not have enough points. ...
Expect Grant to Field a Winner
Byline: Joe Aguilar jaguilar@dailyherald.com Dont be fooled by the bulldozers, mounds of dirt and portable chain-link fences that greet you as you walk up to Paul G. Lewis Field. Theyre not rebuilding at Grant. While its true that the Fox...
Experienced Bartlett Bidding for 1st UEC Title in 5 Years
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick jfitzpatrick@dailyherald.com This could be a special season at Bartlett, one the Hawks have been building toward the last two years. Traditionally, sixth-year coach Tom Meaney and his staff follow the winning formula...
Eyes on Champaign
Byline: Chris Walker Daily Herald Correspondent When coach Rob Wicinski took over the Geneva program 10 years ago, he was asked questions such as, "Are you going to win a game this year?" Today hes asked, "Are you going to win a state championship?"...
Fifth DUI, Crash Gets Man 10 Years in Prison
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer cgutowski@dailyherald.com Two weeks after completing an inpatient treatment program, Christopher Prysny said he relapsed into his past bad behavior after lifes stresses became overwhelming....
Finally, a Quality Blackjack Game in Chicago Area
Byline: Fred Renzey Contributing writer Casinos have been in the Chicago area for 15 years, and for the most part theyve all played it "safe" with their blackjack games. They know blackjack is a game of skill, and that a truly good player can actually...
Food, Duck Race Part of Batavia Celebration
The Batavia Bridge Marketing Committee wraps up its work over Labor Day weekend, combining forces with the 175th Anniversary Celebration. The Bridge Bash event and "Chuck the Duck Derby" are both scheduled for Labor Day weekend as part of the 175th...
Four Years Ago When Head Coach Paul Murphy Arrived at Waubonsie Valley, He Set A
Four years ago when head coach Paul Murphy arrived at Waubonsie Valley, he set a lofty goal for the Class of 2009 to compete for a state title as seniors. While he hardly promises a championship, Murphy is convinced that after nearly doubling the...
Fox Valley Composite Squadron
Fox Valley Composite Squadron, a local unit of the Civil Air Patrol, will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 6. The public is invited to attend. On display will be Emergency Services, Cadet Services, and Aerospace Education. Fox Valley...
Fremd Focuses on More of the Same
Byline: Marty Maciaszek mmaciaszek@dailyherald.com Have no fear. Thats how Fremd feels as it plugs in newcomers and gets ready to plug away toward a 14th straight playoff trip and sixth straight outright or shared Mid-Suburban West title. ...
Gas Station Robbed:
Gas station robbed: Police are searching for two men who robbed a Hoffman Estates gas station at gunpoint Wednesday night. No shots were fired and no one was hurt, Hoffman Estates police Lt. Rich Russo said. The men walked into the Mobil station...
Geneva Goes Low, Blisters Mill Creek, Batavia
Byline: Kevin McGavin Daily Herald Correspondent Cole Oosthiuzen is the defending Western Sun Conference boys golf most valuable player. Senior classmate Reese Pagel is a solid player in his own right. On most afternoons, their matching 2-over-par...
Glenbard East Is Getting Back to Its Football Roots
Glenbard East is getting back to its football roots. After drifting into a pro-style offense the last three seasons, the Rams are returning to what used to be a tradition in the program the Wing T. "We kind of got away from that hard-nose play...
Glenbard North at Bartlett
Nonconference Game time: 7:30 p.m. today, at Streamwoods Millennium Field. Last year: Glenbard North 35, Bartlett 28. Outlook: Its been decades since Glenbard North last had expectations as high as they are entering this season. Tonight will...
Glenbard North's Football Team Won't Be Sneaking Up on Anyone
Glenbard Norths football team wont be sneaking up on anyone. In fact, opponents will see the Panthers coming from a mile away. Theyll be the ones with the targets on their backs. A year after making a surprise run to the Class 8A state title...
Glenbard South at Glenbard West
Nonconference Game time: 1:30 p.m. Saturday Last year: Glenbard South 15, Glenbard West 14. Outlook: Last years victory in the renewed Crosstown Kickoff Classic between these Glen Ellyn rivals clearly sparked Glenbard South to a 7-4 record...
Gluten-Free Cooking Expo Set
From filo fantasies to Italys finest fare, the professional chefs, restaurant owners, cookbook authors, nutritionists, vendors and "Dessert Divas" participating in Chicagolands first Gluten Free Cooking Expo plan to "show and tell" attendees that satisfying...
Gluten-Free Cooking Expo Set
From filo fantasies to ItalyEs finest fare, the professional chefs, restaurant owners, cookbook authors, nutritionists, vendors and "Dessert Divas" participating in ChicagolandEs first Gluten Free Cooking Expo plan to "show and tell" attendees that...
Graduatededicates Art to Grandfather
An upcoming show by a young artist will help honor her grandfather. Maine West graduate Samantha Harings September show at the Des Plaines Library will feature 16 watercolor and oil paintings of exotic, wild and garden flowers. Haring, daughter...
Grayslake N. Gets Defensive
Byline: Joe Aguilar jaguilar@dailyherald.com Its tough to get your program going when the opposing offense keeps going up and down the field. Grayslake North wants to put a stop to all this, naturally. So after allowing 377 points (most in...
Griffey Feeling at Home with Sox
Byline: Scot Gregor sgregor@dailyherald.com Ken Griffey Jr. admits hes not the same superstar player he was 10 years ago. It has been a full four weeks since the White Sox acquired the 38-year-old outfielder/designated hitter in a trade with...
Guess What - Wauconda Will Still Run
Byline: Joe Aguilar jaguilar@dailyherald.com Too bad. No more Brad. Which is probably not a bad thing for Wauconda football opponents. For the last three years the Bulldogs have given the ball to running back Brad Wisniewski and steadily...
Hampshire Looks to Avenge '07 with Return to Playoffs
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick jfitzpatrick@dailyherald.com Lousy playoff points. Thats all that separated Hampshires varsity football team from making the postseason as a 5-4 team last fall. The near miss, which snapped a string of three straight...
Harper Boasts High-Octane Offense This Season
Byline: Marty Maciaszek mmaciaszek@dailyherald.com No one is likely to be score bored at Harper College football games this fall. Not that it was a problem as Harper averaged 29 points a game en route to a 6-6 finish and 21st appearance in an...
Here Is a Look at Currently Running Plays Recently Reviewed by the Daily Herald
Here is a look at currently running plays recently reviewed by the Daily Herald. "The Birthday Party," Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St., Chicago. Many critics hated "The Birthday Party," Harold Pinters enigmatic, darkly comic, first full-length...
Hersey (0-9) at St. Viator (4-5)
Hersey (0-9) at St. Viator (4-5) When: 7:30 p.m. today at Forest View Last years opener: St. Viator d. Hersey 31-6 Outlook: St. Viator has held Arlington Heights bragging rights in the series since 1999 albeit only 3 games because of a seven-year...
He's One to Watch
Want to relive the best moments from last nights big game, or jam out to your favorite music video? Want to see the best snippets from a political speech, a talk show, a movie? Want to watch a video of a ride at an amusement park before you...
Historic Upset
Byline: Associated Press NEW YORK Even for the mathematics major from Clemson, it just didnt add up: How could someone who recently struggled so badly she wanted to quit tennis stay on the court with the No. 1 player in the world? Ana Ivanovic...
Hoffman Isn't Tiring of Top-Notch Competition
Byline: Marty Maciaszek mmaciaszek@dailyherald.com Hoffman Estates wanted to increase the competition this summer. So Hoffman coach Bill Helzer borrowed some ideas from the success of Illinois coach Ron Zook. Each day of summer camp started with...
How Much Has Changed in the Last 10 Years? A Whole Lot
Boy, that didnt take long, did it? Seems like just yesterday that we were signing off of another school year and wishing everyone a happy and relaxing summer. Well, the only thing I know for sure about summer is that it seems to go faster every...
Installation of Idols Completes Hindu School, Worship Center Welcome: Events Continue Today and into Saturday
Byline: Madhu Krishnamurthy mkrishnamurthy@dailyherald.com Chanting mantras and offering gems, hundreds of Lake County Hindus welcomed home idols of their deity, Shri Radha-Krishna, Thursday at Chinmaya Mission Chicagos Yamunotri school of Vedantic...
It's Finally Time to Kick It off Time to Kick It Off
Now that the long wait for the fastest 14 weeks of the entire year is finally here, lets give everyone a quick overview of what you should know heading into the 2008 season. Both Mount Carmel (#47) and East St. Louis (#69) have been ranked in nearly...