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 October 2, 2002

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2 McHenry County Women Win State Humanities Awards
Byline: Max Seigle Daily Herald Staff Writer A pair of local women from Cary and Fox River Grove recently received state kudos for promoting the humanities in their respective communities. Coreen Pichen of Cary and Linda Stengele of Fox River...
8 in DuPage County Win Terkel Humanities Awards
Eight DuPage County residents are being honored this week for devoting time and energy to "carrying the torch of the humanities." The winners, nominated by their respective mayors, were selected by the Illinois Humanities Council to receive the...
Arts in Bartlett Invites You to Learn about This New Organization
Byline: Rukmini Callimachi & Sue Ter Maat Bartlett's newest philanthropic group, the Arts in Bartlett, is hosting a public meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Bartlett Public Library, 800 S. Bartlett Road. There will be stations set up...
A Walk to Remember Families Grateful for Monetary Help from Walkathon
Byline: Madhu Krishnamurthy Daily Herald Staff Writer Fourteen-year-old Ryan York could not have known his short yet courageous life would bring so many people together in the fight for survival with cancer. Nearly a year and a half after the...
Bandits Celebrate Homecoming with Wins over Elmhurst Eagles
Byline: Ed Muniz Daily Herald Community Sports Writer In Northwest Youth Football League action Sept. 21, the Bensenville Bandits celebrated homecoming with games against the Elmhurst Eagles. In the Pac-10 Blue division, the Bandits were too...
Batavia Falls Just Short vs. Raiders Nelmark Sparks Run, but Bulldogs Lose in SPR
Byline: Henry Perez Daily Herald Correspondent Glenbard South weathered a pair of Batavia surges, a lengthy scoring drought and a loud, hostile crowd and came away with a hard earned Suburban Prairie Red win 15-11, 19-17 Tuesday at Batavia. ...
Beasley, Bradley Say Fire Will Reach MLS Cup
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer With television cameras and microphones aimed at him Tuesday in Lake Forest, Fire midfielder DaMarcus Beasley went a little crazy and said he was certain the Fire would advance to the MLS Cup. ...
Beer Sales OK'd for Fox Lake Octoberfest
Byline: Lee Filas Daily Herald Staff Writer Despite advertising a beer garden at Octoberfest this weekend, it took special approval by the village board to make sure alcohol could be sold at the inaugural event at Fox Lake's Lakefront Park. ...
Best & Brightest
- Erin Ennes, daughter of Terry and Stacey Ennes, Arlington Heights, has been named to the dean's list at the University of Notre Dame for outstanding scholarship during the spring semester. To qualify, students must maintain a scholastic average...
BG Measures Up Nicely by Beating Barrington
Byline: Michael Eaken Daily Herald Correspondent Buffalo Grove soccer team is hoping to use this week as a measuring stick. With games against Barrington, Fremd, and Hersey, the Bison are hoping to gauge how far they've come and how far they...
Birkett, Madigan on the Attack
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Political Writer The already-contentious attorney general's race turned nasty during Tuesday's first public debate, as Democrat Lisa Madigan accused Republican Joe Birkett of being a prosecutor who is "unencumbered...
Buehler Y's New Addition Brings Supporters out to Fancy Gala
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent With the grand opening of their new $5.3 million addition, officials with Buehler YMCA in Palatine started another new tradition - a fancy benefit gala. More than 150 supporters arrived Sept....
Byron Puts an End to Whips' Unbeaten Streak
Byline: Travis Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer The saying goes that all good things must come to an end and so it was for Hampshire on Tuesday night at home. Byron took just 45 minutes to dismantle the Whip-Purs 15-8, 15-6 and bring an end...
Candidates Present Themselves, Platforms to Area Hispanic Voters
Byline: Kara Spak Daily Herald Staff Writer Driver's licenses for undocumented residents, and bilingual education and ballots were issues addressed Tuesday by candidates running for state and county offices at the Elgin Latino Political Action...
Capt. Cartwright Thrilled to Be at the Helm
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer Bill Cartwright has participated in 23 NBA training camps as a player and coach, but this is the first time he is in charge of one. As head coach of the Bulls, Cartwright gets to choose the drills,...
Carol Stream Cancels Monster Bash This Year
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer Halloween and Christmas will be a little leaner in Carol Stream this year following the cancellation of one holiday event and the scaling back of another because of an ongoing construction project...
Chef Du Jour
***** CORRECTION/date 10-03-2002: To correct an item in Wednesday's Food section, chef Joseph O'Connor of Casey's Foods in Naperville is a certified research chef through the Research Chefs Association. ***** Joseph O'Connor Executive...
City Hopes to Teach Kids Fire Safety
Byline: Erin Holmes Daily Herald Staff Writer Three fire prevention and safety initiatives that target Rolling Meadows kids will be fired up or expanded should a federal grant application prove successful. The city's fire department has submitted...
City Might Fund Streetscape Design
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer With the city facing a budget gap, Naperville City Council members wrestled Tuesday with a proposal to hire consultants to revamp the downtown streetscape. City planners have asked for $98,000...
Conant Survives Palatine Test
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent It was both good news and bad news for Conant and Palatine in Tuesday night's Mid-Suburban West match in Hoffman Estates. Conant had a terrible serving night, especially in the last two games,...
County Institutes a Hiring Freeze
Byline: Stacy St. Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer DuPage County will tighten its belt during the next fiscal year by instituting a hiring freeze and holding off on new projects. County board Chairman Robert Schillerstrom unveiled a $377 million...
County Moves toward Annexing Center McHenry Officials Can Still Back out of Making Government Building a Part of Woodstock
Byline: Amy Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer Despite the $523,000 cost, McHenry County officials decided Tuesday to annex the county's new government center to the city of Woodstock, saying the costs aren't much more than remaining unincorporated....
D-C's Salvatini Becomes FVC's First Girls Champion
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Sports Writer The foundation of the Dundee-Crown girls golf program cemented herself in Fox Valley Conference history Tuesday afternoon. As rain clouds moved in over the Crystal Woods Golf Club, D-C senior Francessa...
Despite Sunday's Result, Don't Give Up on Macho Uno
Byline: Joe Kristufek Daily Herald Racing Writer Every Wednesday, Joe Kristufek fields questions on racing- related topics, both local and national. Question: I got 7-1 on Macho Uno in the Breeders' Cup Future Wager and I was kind of happy...
Determined to Be Front and Center Hawks' Sullivan Works to Get Regain Scoring Touch
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer As much as Blackhawks winger Steve Sullivan would like to forget last season from a personal standpoint, that's not so easy to do with a coach like Brian Sutter around. When told that Sullivan...
Devils Defender Gets Offensive Stubenvoll Scores Twice in Shutout
Byline: Rusty Silber Daily Herald Correspondent He's known for his defense. On Tuesday, however, Tim Stubenvoll showed he can also produce offensively. Stubenvoll scored a pair of goals and added an assist, as the Blue Devils shut out visiting...
Dist. 158 Panel Continues with School Planning
Byline: Patrick Garmoe Daily Herald Staff Writer As the date continues to inch nearer for the $80 million Nov. 5 referendum vote in Unit District 158, school board members continued the effort to finalize building plans. Roger Schroepfer, of...
District 108 Renovations Set to Begin April 2003
Byline: Kat Zeman Daily Herald Staff Writer A Lake Park High School District 108 committee and its architects are still hammering out details, but final design plans for the expansion and renovation of both schools are almost ready to leave the...
Downers South Practicing for Perfection
Byline: Ken Tillotson Daily Herald Correspondent Most teams would happily head for home after a comfortable victory, but Downers Grove South isn't your average team. Immediately following their 15-6, 15-4 West Suburban Gold Conference home...
Downtown Development Plan Awaits Vote
Byline: Madhu Krishnamurthy Daily Herald Staff Writer It's not unusual for development projects to come across a few bumps in the road. But Lake Zurich village leaders face a potential boulder in the path toward downtown redevelopment with...
DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Firm sponsors park programs: A Naperville financial consulting firm, Edward Jones managed by Kristen Jungles, will sponsor all Naperville Park District's New Horizons senior citizen programs and day trips for the next two years. Under the agreement,...
Dwyer Strikes to Lift Hersey
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent With inspiration stemming from his recent move to striker, Kevin Dwyer led Hersey to a 3-1 Mid-Suburban League crossover victory at Schaumburg on Tuesday afternoon and helped start what is likely...
Easy Victory Surprises Huskies Naperville N. Gears Up for Key WWS Match with Sweep
Byline: Dave Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer Naperville North coach Ric Krebs described this week as a "meat grinder" for his team. On Tuesday, his Huskies did the grinding. Host Naperville North had a surprisingly easy time with Wheaton...
ECC Worker Accused of Stealing $18,000 Police Say She Took Tuition Money
Byline: Gene Haschak Daily Herald Staff Writer A 24-year-old employee of Elgin Community College was arrested Monday and accused of the theft of about $18,000 in student tuition money. Sara A. Bethke, of 516 S. First St., West Dundee, who worked...
Editorials
Probable cause must precede hotel room searches When the Connecticut nurse opened her Elk Grove Village Best Western hotel room door, what she found on the other side wasn't the stuff of convention and visitors bureau brochures. What she found...
Falcons 80-Pound Gold Racks Up Four Victories
Lombard Falcons Falcons 27, Bloomingdale 0: The Lombard Falcons 80-pound Gold team shut out the Bloomingdale Bears 27-0 Sept. 14 for its fourth consecutive victory. Kevin Ferrell started the Falcons off right with a 68-yard kickoff return...
Fall on the Farm Sonny Acres Offers a Festival Full of Family Fun
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer For West Chicago residents Dick and Jan Hanson, Sonny Acres farm's annual fall festival is more than an autumn event, it's a destination. "We bring different grandkids every time," said Dick...
Far-Away War Hurts So Close in the Mideast, an Ancient Conflict Claims Lives Almost Every Day. in the United States, We Often Overlook the Losses. but Today, the Suburbs Feel a Particular Sting. Son of a Former Buffalo Grove Rabbi Killed in West Bank
Byline: Steve Zalusky Daily Herald Staff Writer The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is never very far from the minds of Buffalo Grove's large Jewish population. But Monday, one violent episode sent particularly painful ripples through an area...
'Fluke' Goal Does in Hampshire
Byline: Dave Hess Daily Herald Correspondent Revenge is sweet. Just ask the Winnebago soccer team. Earlier in the season, Hampshire defeated Winnebago 2-1. Tuesday night in a key Big Northern Conference West Division matchup, Winnebago got...
Forest Chief Threatens to Veto Golf Course Pacts
Byline: Stacy St. Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer DuPage Forest Preserve President Dewey Pierotti is poised to exercise his veto power for the first time following approval of two golf course contracts Tuesday. Pierotti questions the timing...
Forest Preserve District Buys 63 Acres near Springbrook
Byline: Stacy St. Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer After four years of negotiations, the DuPage Forest Preserve District soon will own a large chunk of property along Route 59 and 75th Street in Naperville. Commissioners Tuesday agreed to pay...
Foster Parents Accused of Horrific Abuse Prosecutors Say Videotape Shows Beating of Mentally Disabled Boy
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer As the videotape rolls, the 15-year-old mentally disabled boy whimpers in pain while a man repeatedly wallops the child's bare bottom with a makeshift wooden paddle. Each time the boy...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Peace vigils set at stations: To show opposition to the war in Iraq, many organizations, including the Fox Valley Citizens for Peace, will hold peace vigils at train stations along Metra's Union Pacific/West Line Thursday and Oct. 10. Peace activists...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Waste hearings continue: Public hearings about a controversial proposal to open a garbage transfer station near South Elgin continued Tuesday night with a traffic engineer questioned about the details of his study. David Miller conducted the...
Glenside Celebrates End of Its Renovations Library Thanks Residents with a Week of Activities
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer After two years, patrons and employees at the Glenside Public Library in Glendale Heights can exhale. The $6.1 million renovation and expansion is finished, and library officials are launching...
Grant Duo Doesn't Lose a Game vs. NC
As Grant's girls tennis team shut out North Chicago 5-0, the Bulldog's No. 3 doubles team of Lindsay Dresser and Christine Gratz posted a shutout of its own. Dresser and Gratz won 6-0, 6-0. Both Rhoda David (No. 1 singles) and Catherine Savage...
Harper Strike 'A Very Real Possibility,' but Talks Continue
Byline: Shruti Date Singh Daily Herald Staff Writer Harper College faculty senate officials Tuesday afternoon said a strike at the Palatine community college is a "very real possibility." "Nothing has changed. They've been repackaging the same...
Hastert's Challenger Says He Will Use House Seat as a 'Bully Pulpit'
Byline: David R. Kazak Daily Herald Staff Writer Democratic congressional candidate Lawrence Quick has no interest in seeing O'Hare International Airport expanded, as does his Republican opponent, U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert. Quick, the...
Head-On Crash Leaves Two Seriously Injured
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer Four people were injured, two seriously, in a head-on collision Tuesday morning just west of the Northwest Highway S-curve in Des Plaines. Police closed that portion of Northwest Highway for...
Inverness Church to Open Temporary Homeless Shelter
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer Holy Family Parish in Inverness is going ahead with plans to operate a one-night-a-week homeless shelter in its building, even though it lacks a zoning variance from the village and support from...
Jauron Tackles Reasons for Anemic Run Game
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer Anthony Thomas' inability to pick up more than 5 yards on any of his 23 carries Sunday against Buffalo doomed the Bears' running attack. "We knew that in order to have a successful running day,...
Judge: Boy's Admission to School Dean Not Confidential
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer Students, beware: What you say to your teachers and guidance counselors won't necessarily stay with your teachers and guidance counselors. That was the finding Tuesday from a McHenry County...
Kane's Drug Court Is Key to Turnaround for Addicts
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer When Gilbert Feliciano was sitting in the Kane County jail in March of 2001, he wasn't necessarily looking for a way to kick his drug habit. He just wanted to get out of jail and stay out of the...
Kids Fine-Tune 'Bye Bye Birdie'
Byline: Matt Arado Daily Herald Staff Writer A youth theater troupe started by a group of parents in Mount Prospect is about to open its second show, the classic "Bye Bye Birdie." Performances will run Thursday though Sunday in the Forest View...
Lachmann Leads Prospect
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer With such a balanced attack, you never know who will lead the Prospect volleyball team. In an important Mid-Suburban East match Tuesday night in Mount Prospect it was senior Jenny Lachmann. ...
Lake Bluff Woman Pleads Guilty to Robbing Pair of Gas Stations
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer A Lake Bluff woman who admitted to robbing a pair of gas stations, including one she had been fired from just hours before, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Lake County circuit court. Associate...
Lake County in 60 Seconds
Tips for a well-balanced life: Marilu Henner, the author of two bestsellers on health makeovers, will talk about her approach to a life today at Libertyville High School, 708 W. Park Ave. The program will run from 7 to 9 p.m. in the auditorium,...
Lake Park Has No Problem with Larkin
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent A couple of early goals can make things much easier. That's exactly what Lake Park got Tuesday. The Lancers hit Larkin with 3 early goals and cruised to a 5-1 Upstate Eight victory at Larkin. ...
Lake Villa Looks at Ways to Improve Downtown
Byline: Kate Grusich Daily Herald Staff Writer Lake Villa is more than a century old, yet the village does not appear radically different than it did in the days of yore. But as growth continues to push north across Lake County into the community,...
Lake Zurich Man Sentenced to 38 Years in Knife Attack
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer A Lake County judge called Rudolf Pineda "a terrorist in a civilized society" Tuesday, then sentenced him to 38 years in prison for stabbing two men at a party in Gurnee. Pineda, 30, of...
Lutheran School Builds Athletic Program Slowly
Byline: Kari Hartman Daily Herald Staff Writer In only its second year, Naperville's Christ Lutheran Academy has a girls volleyball team that's competing against similarly sized schools. But no one can be sick on game day, Principal Richard...
Lyric Takes 'Susannah' to Its Heart
Byline: Bill Gowen Daily Herald Classical Music Critic "Susannah" - Mini-Review: The greatest American opera? - Location: Ardis Krainik Theatre, Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago - Times: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sunday, Wednesday,...
MainStreet Looks to Start from Scratch
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer Batavia MainStreet volunteers hope to reorganize the downtown revitalization group and start over this month, trying to move beyond the financial trouble and gossip that has swirled around the...
Man Found Guilty of Breaking into Home
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer A 50-year-old Carpentersville man is facing up to 30 years in prison after a McHenry County judge found him guilty Tuesday of charges alleging he broke into his estranged wife's home with a loaded...
Missing Man Located at Golf Course in Palatine
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer An Arlington Heights man missing since Saturday was found alive and well Tuesday morning on a Palatine golf course. "Good news," Arlington Heights police Det. John Sullivan said, hours after a Daily...
Naperville Native Behind the Scenes of New Ridley Scott Film
Byline: Henry Stuttley Daily Herald Staff Writer Jordan Sheehan couldn't have written a better script for her life. The Naperville native is studying the film industry as a personal assistant under legendary movie director Ridley Scott. ...
Naperville North Stays Unbeaten in DVC
Byline: Gary Larsen Daily Herald Correspondent High-quality play from both sides is never a given in sports, and when it happens in soccer it can make for quite a nail biter. On Tuesday in Naperville, it happened. Naperville North ultimately...
Naperville N. Snaps Streak against Rivals
Byline: Neil Shalin Daily Herald Correspondent When NBA teams faced the old Bulls, they usually conceded Michael Jordan his points and then tried to contain the rest of the team. That's the strategy followed by DuPage Valley Conference tennis...
Naperville Picks New Fire Chief from Texas
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer A sense of humor, a love of public service and a collaborative management style have landed John Wu of Texas the job of Naperville fire chief. Wu, 44, will replace Chief Alan Rohlfs, who retires...
Neighbors Seek Help for Victims of House Fire
Byline: Cass Cliatt Daily Herald Staff Writer Baby clothes, birthday presents, four years' worth of home remodeling and a lifetime of memories - up in flames. A Wheeling family lost everything Sunday when a fire roared through their home on...
New Community Developer Aims to Help Itasca Grow
Byline: Deborah Kadin Daily Herald Staff Writer It didn't take long for Nicole Aranas to get acclimated to her new position as Itasca's community development director. She already walked into the job familiar with the village's issues, departments...
New Library Proposal Unveiled
Byline: Russell Lissau Daily Herald Staff Writer Cook Memorial Library board members and a few area residents got their first glimpse of the preliminary plans for a new library in Vernon Hills on Tuesday night. Architects with Engberg Anderson...
New Offices Will Help Girl Scouts Continue to Expand
Byline: Joan G. Broz Daily Herald Correspondent Girl Scout Executive Director Wende Wilson willingly gave up seeing deer romp across the open land near her office knowing that more girls now will be able to enjoy the outdoors. The Girl Scouts...
Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Getting some Breeders' bucks: They're not hosting the Breeders' Cup, but Schaumburg officials still want a way to lasso in some of the business it will bring. That's why transportation officials propose the Schaumburg Trolley expand its usual...
Now Favre Awaits Bears' Battered Defense
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer Reggie Austin has just two starts in the NFL, but he already has learned one of the league's most important lessons. "It's not going to get any easier," said Austin, looking ahead to Monday night's...
N. Stars Rally to Win Serritella Helps St. Charles N. to UEC Victory
Byline: Dave Rossdeutcher Daily Herald Correspondent Reflecting on perhaps its biggest test of the season, St. Charles North had little reason to be dissatisfied with its performance Tuesday against Upstate Eight Conference foe Neuqua Valley....
Palatine Overcomes Gritty Effort by Rolling Meadows
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent Much like its match with Fremd last week, Palatine had nothing to show for its efforts after 40 minutes of play Tuesday night except a 1-0 deficit against a gritty Rolling Meadows side. But the...
Pint-Sized Paleontologists Tate Woods Students Dig for Nature's Treasures
Byline: Marni Pyke Daily Herald Staff Writer Like any good showman, fossil expert Donald Baumgartner knows how to work an audience, accelerating its excitement to fever pitch. Friday was no exception at Tate Woods School in Lisle as Baumgartner...
Police Reports
Batavia - Fifteen vehicles were scratched between 6 and 9 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot at Lorlyn Apartments, Lorlyn Circle. The damage was estimated at $200 per vehicle. - Kenneth E. Wright, 29, of 262 S. Stadium Drive, Bourbonnais, was ...
Police Reports
Passenger of car faces drug possession charge A passenger in a gray 1985 Oldsmobile was arrested at 11:45 p.m. Monday after police stopped the vehicle for failure to signal a turn and saw the passenger throw a plastic baggie to the curb, according...
Portraying Their Talent Art League Members Show off Their Work at New Exhibit in Crystal Lake
Byline: Elizabeth Harmon Daily Herald Correspondent The room is silent, except for the blues music playing softly on a small boombox and the sound of scratching. Pencils, pastel crayons and paintbrushes stroke across paper as 17 artists, arranged...
Proposed Tax District to Fund Road Plan
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer Glendale Heights leaders this week are scheduled to vote on creating a Tax Increment Financing District to help transform Second Place into an in-town east-west alternative to the crowded North...
Redskins End Long String of Wins with Loss to Harvey
Junior Midgets Harvey 14, Redskins 6: The Naperville Junior Midget Redskins ended an impressive string of regular season, conference and regional playoff wins that began four years ago with a disappointing loss to the Harvey Colts 14-6 Sept....
Remembering an Old Friend One-Time St. Charles High School Principal Left Lasting Impression on School
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer Wirth E. Gustafson's life and work took him all around St. Charles - from the athletic fields into the classrooms and from inside local churches to behind the counter serving Colonial Ice Cream....
Restaurateur Honored for Lending His Voice to Charities
For years, Tony Spavone has lent his incredible gift - his voice - to help raise money for a variety of charities. Now, one of Bloomingdale's favorite adopted sons, is being recognized for his humanitarian efforts by an Italian-American cultural...
Roundup
Wheaton Warrenville South d. West Chicago: For the their thirdstraight DuPage Valley match, the Tigers (16-1, 7-0) went to a third game before winning 14-16, 15-2, 15-4 behind Nicole Wallace (15 kills, 2 blocks) and Julie Gagnon (12 kills, 13 digs)....
Rubino, Rosary Easily Swim Past St. Charles East
Byline: Darryl Mellema Daily Herald Correspondent Time was when Rosary-St. Charles East was one of the key west suburban girls swim meets of the season, the kind on which teams judged their seasons. But St. Charles East is struggling this year,...
Space, Staff Concerns Cited in School Poll
Byline: Jennifer Patterson Daily Herald Staff Writer Hampshire residents have always had a bit of a different view of things in Community Unit District 300. While parents and teachers in other parts of the district have often cited class size...
State Can't Afford to Pay Corporate Tax Refunds
Byline: John Patterson Daily Herald State Government Editor SPRINGFIELD - The state owes more than $470 million in corporate tax refunds but lacks the money to pay it, state officials said Tuesday. It's one of the latest indications that the...
State House Candidates Disagree on Des Plaines Casino Idea
Byline: Ames Boykin Daily Herald Staff Writer Candidates in the new 65th House District vying to represent an area that could become home to a casino differ on whether they would support one in Des Plaines. Republican state Rep. Rosemary Mulligan...
St. Charles, Wayne Argue over Red Gate Bridge Case in Court
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer Wayne attorneys argued before an Illinois appellate court Tuesday that village officials appropriately acquired land along the Fox River that stands to spoil the construction of a Red Gate Road...
Streamwood Man and Son Charged with Animal Cruelty
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer Lake County officials said Tuesday that 16 malnourished pit bull dogs found last week near Wadsworth are regaining their health as the investigation into what happened to them continues. ...
St. Viator Parents' Club Gears Up for Fashion Show
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer London, Milan, New York, Paris ... Schaumburg? Sure, the Hyatt Regency Woodfield may not have the same cachet as, say, the Savoy, Waldorf-Astoria or a "Guide Michelin" 3-star hotel in the City of...
Teenager Pleads Guilty to Burglary, Shooting 16-Year-Old Gets Deal for Testimony
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer The younger of two teens charged in a St. Charles Township break-in and shooting Tuesday agreed to testify against his co- defendant in exchange for a 12-year prison sentence. Ethan Warden, 16,...
The Briefs
Bike bridge in Roselle to be finished in 30 days It will be at least another 30 days before the Lake Street- Rosedale Avenue bicycle/pedestrian bridge is ready to be dedicated, Roselle officials said Monday. Crews still need to pave the 118-foot...
The Briefs
Bands to take stage at annual Prospect festival Prospect High School's annual "Knight of Champions" marching band festival is Saturday at the school, 801 W. Kensington Road, Mount Prospect. The festival will feature 20 high school marching bands...
The Briefs
Fremd student named a Merit semi-finalist Fremd High School junior Akelo L. Ochieng of Palatine has been named one of about 1,500 semi-finalists in its annual competition for black high school students. Ochieng will now compete for one of 775...
The Briefs
Parent support group to discuss special tests "Educational Testing: What's it all about?" is the next topic for Special Kids, Special Families, a support group for parents of children with special needs in Buffalo Grove-Long Grove Elementary...
The Briefs
Nonpartisan analysis of elections at library The Schaumburg Township District Library and the Schaumburg Area branch of the American Association of University Women will hold an election information night, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at the library, 130...
The Briefs
Legion's Octoberfest hits town Oct. 19 The American Legion Auxiliary of Arlington Heights' Merle Guild Post 208 host its Octoberfest from 6 to 11 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Legion Post, 121 N. Douglas Ave. The $12 per person tickets include music from...