Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)

The Daily Herald is a daily newspaper both owned and published by Paddock Publications, Inc. First published in 1872, the Daily Herald is headquartered in Arlington Heights, Ill.The third largest newspaper in Illinois, the Daily Herald serves an area of about 1,300 square miles that includes Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake and McHenry counties. The largest suburban newspaper in the Chicago area, the Daily Herald covers local and national news, as well as neighborhood and community events in the more than 90 communities it serves. Family owned and operated by the Paddocks for four generations, the Daily Herald started expanding in the late 1960s, growing from a weekly paper to five days a week and, finally, daily in 1981. It expanded its coverage area in the late 1980s and since 2000 has experiencd a growth in circulation of almost 20 percent in the suburban Chicago market. In 2010, the Daily Herald received a total of seven awards from the Inland Press Association's national journalism competition. Three of the awards were first place prizes in the areas of community leadership, explanatory journalism in the large-newspaper category (circulation over 75,000), and sports photography. In 2002, reporter Rukmini Callimachi was a finalist for the AP Managing Editors (APME) International Perspective Awards for a story and photographs that told about the lives of area immigrants through their own words. John Lampinen is Senior Vice President/Editor and Daniel E. Baumann is the Publisher.

Articles from November 27, 2002

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Bears Fans Meet Players, Raise Money for Charity
Byline: Henry Stuttley Daily Herald Staff Writer Hundreds of fans gathered Tuesday to catch a glimpse of Chicago Bears Brian Urlacher and Anthony Thomas at an Aurora shopping mall. Thomas and Urlacher were at Westfield Shoppingtown Fox Valley...
Biggest Shopping Day Also the Earliest in Unusual Move, Gurnee Mills Will Try Luring Shoppers with a5 A.M. Opening on Friday
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer After you've stuffed yourself with turkey and perhaps sipped a few glasses of grape on Thanksgiving, operators of Lake County's megamall say there is a reason to stagger out of bed early Friday. ...
Big Warehouse Plan on North Gets Country OK
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer Residents who fought a warehouse project planned for just yards from their Carol Stream homes claimed a small victory when the developer agreed to scale back his plans. That provided only minor...
Blagojevich Promises to Cut Paid Political Appointments
Byline: Shamus Toomey Daily Herald Staff Writer Gov.-elect Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday pledged to slaughter or at least wound the sacred cow of Illinois politics - the more than 150 highly paid political appointments governors make to state boards...
Bowling Previews
Suburban Prairie White Fenton Coach: Chuck Upson (7th year) Last year: sixth place in the Suburban Prairie Conference Graduated players: Jenny Snyder Returning players: Angelique Pass (sr.) state qualifier, E.J. Rasine (jr.), Jenny...
Brothers Accused of Hurting Animals
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer Some people love dogs, others love cats. Brothers Dennis and Michael Braun apparently love neither, according to McHenry County authorities. Dennis M. Braun, 35, who recently lived with his...
Buffalo Grove Delivers Big Finish in 67-31 Win
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer The Buffalo Grove girls basketball team gave its fans a few anxious moments in the first five minutes Tuesday night. But then the Bison brought them to their feet with applause. Trailing host...
Candidates Lining Up to Run for District 203 Board
Byline: Kari Hartman Daily Herald Staff Writer The election is more than four months away, but interest in Naperville school board seats already is stirring. The terms of three Naperville Unit District 203 school board members are up April...
Carpentersville Selects Its New Village Manager Village Trustees Hope 52-Year-Old from Wheeling Brings Stability to Town's Top Job
Byline: Tom O'Konowitz Daily Herald Staff Writer Carpentersville trustees seem hopeful the revolving door that's been spinning around the village manager's office finally is stopping - or at least slowing down. The village board Tuesday night...
Child's Peace Poster Advances to District-Level Competition
Byline: Rukmini Callimachi & Sue Ter Maat How does a child imagine a world at peace? For 13-year-old Jessica Greene, an eighth-grader at Tefft Middle School and the winner of the Streamwood Lions Club peace poster contest, the answer itself...
Clark, Johnsen Lead Geneva to Victory in Opener
Byline: Travis Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer SYCAMORE - It was a season opener to remember for Geneva and Huntley in the first round of the 40th annual Strombom Tournament at Sycamore on Tuesday night. Only the Vikings will enjoy reliving...
CLC's First Hispanic Chairman Will Be There 'For All People'
Byline: C. L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer A Hispanic woman with life experiences that include being a single mother and working in social services is the College of Lake County's new chairman. Rosa Reyes-Prosen of Beach Park was selected...
Clerk in Hanover Park Changes His Mind and Rescinds His Resignation
Byline: Rukmini Callimachi Daily Herald Staff Writer ***** CORRECTION/date 12-04-2002: To correct a headline in some Nov. 27 editions, the clerk of Hanover Township resigned, not the clerk of Hanover Park. ***** Four days after faxing...
Corning, 'Stangs Dunk RL
Byline: Jeff Newton Daily Herald Correspondent Mundelein coach Perry Wilhelm had a feeling that junior forward Matt Corning was primed for a breakout season. By the looks of his effort against Round Lake in the season opener for both clubs...
County Board Criticizes Clerk
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer Depending on whom you believe, the bill was either a simple housekeeping measure or a "power play," an innocuous piece of legislation or a "slap in the face." Now everyone seems to agree on at...
Crawford Struggles to Stay in the 'Team' Game
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer Here's a scenario that has played out several times for the Bulls this season: Guard Jamal Crawford will be plugging along, running the offense and staying within himself. In other words, doing...
Cubs Acquire Backup Catcher from Brewers
Byline: Mike Spellman Daily Herald Sports Writer The Cubs picked up another catcher on Tuesday. No, it wasn't that one. A few weeks after trading for Arizona's Damian Miller, the Cubs continued to load up at catcher with the acquisition of...
Decked out for the Holidays Housewalk to Kick off Mt. Prospect Celebration
Byline: Matt Arado Daily Herald Staff Writer Let Mount Prospect's holiday festivities begin. The annual Winter Festival Extravaganza, a weekend of holiday- themed entertainment sponsored by a variety of local governments, will get under way...
Defense Lifts Burlington C.;
Byline: Travis Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer SYCAMORE - Coming into the season, Burlington Central coach Mike Schmidt knew the Rockets would be undersized and would need to use their pressure defense to win ballgames. And that's exactly...
Dist. 128 School Addition Backed
Byline: Russell Lissau Daily Herald Staff Writer Residents rallied around the beleaguered Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board Tuesday, praising officials for their controversial decision to build a $9 million expansion...
Dist. 16 Considers Cutting Staff Again to Eliminate Deficit
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer Few areas of Queen Bee Elementary District 16 would go untouched in a sweeping plan to trim at least $1.2 million from next year's spending plan. Teachers and extracurricular programs are the...
Dist. 2 Wants Scores to Improve
Byline: Justin Kmitch Daily Herald Staff Writer Bensenville Elementary District 2 students this spring continued to make slight gains on standardized tests. But, overall, new results mirror those of the previous year. Over the past four years...
Dredge, Batavia Hold off Glenbard West for Win
Byline: Henry Perez Daily Herald Correspondent Batavia weathered several storms and was finally too much for a young Glenbard West team in Tuesday night's third round of the Tip- Off Tournament at East Aurora. There was an odd rhythm to the...
Driscoll Revved Up for State Title Game
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer Driscoll Catholic High School is tossing aside superstition and enjoying its Class 4A football team's success as it heads to Champaign this weekend to defend its state championship crown. The...
Dueling Panthers Meet in Rematch
Byline: Ed Muniz Daily Herald Community Sports Writer The Carol Stream Panthers 130-pound Gold team came to the championship game on Nov. 2 at full strength, finally, after getting through its season suffering three loses, while the Downers Grove...
DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Forest chief vetoes new facility: DuPage County Forest Preserve President Dewey Pierotti has vetoed a decision by the commission last week to build a $6 million vehicle and maintenance building. The money for the project would have come from ...
Eager Sutter Must Wait for the OK to Play Fleury
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -Monday's 1-0 loss at Colorado left Blackhawks coach Brian Sutter more emotionally distraught than after any defeat this season. "I just had a knife stuck in my heart," Sutter...
Easy Gliders Sychnoized Skating Team Showcases Precision of Growing Sport
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer Alice Shallcross started skating when she was 5. She skated solo for years But then the Warrenville teen was introduced to synchronized skating by her coach. "I was fascinated how they could...
Ebbesen Ices Bartlett's Win over Whips
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Sports Writer She might only be a freshman, but Bartlett point guard Kim Ebbesen proved Tuesday night she's already got ice water in her veins on the basketball court. With a game-long lead slipping away, Ebbesen...
Editorials
Bringing sharper focus to school finance School districts seeking more money have the tough task of making believers out of skeptics. They have to convince voters that tax increases are justified. And more often than not, those increases are...
Eisenhower Teacher Recognized for Being Outstanding School Board President
Byline: Rukmini Callimachi & Kimbriell Granderson The State Board of Education has declared what others already know. Martha Swierczewski is a leader. Swierczewski has been president of the Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 board...
Fox Lake Gives Approval to Storefront Improvement Plan
Byline: Lee Filas Daily Herald Staff Writer Fox Lake officials put the finishing touches on a facade improvement program at Tuesday's village board meeting. The program reimburses property owners for improving their storefronts. Trustee...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Hastert gets 4-H award: House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been awarded the 2002 National 4-H Alumni Award for his support of the University of Illinois Extension 4-H Youth Development Program. The youth leadership organization includes more than...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Santa Claus is coming to town: If you haven't seen Santa Claus yet this year, look no further than the Lake in the Hills village hall on Dec. 7. Santa will make an entrance at 5:30 p.m. via fire truck during the Festival of Trees. The special...
Gingerbread Houses Herald Magic of the Holidays
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent From an old-fashioned covered bridge to whimsical candyland houses that's how far-reaching a display of gingerbread houses is expected to be this weekend in Arlington Heights. More than 40...
Glenbard North Picks Up Where It Left Off
Byline: Neil Shalin Daily Herald Correspondent Glenbard North served notice Tuesday that the Panthers should not be underestimated even though most of the players who brought them to the Elite Eight last year have graduated. The new version...
Grayslake District to Adopt National Standards
Byline: C. L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer Teachers in Grayslake Elementary District 46 will formally be using national standards starting next year to determine how well students are learning. During a presentation Tuesday - a teacher...
Growth Bolsters Budget in Will County
Byline: Marni Pyke Daily Herald Staff Writer Massive growth added to the property tax base and helped Will County balance its budget in a harsh economic year, officials say. The county board recently adopted a $213 million fiscal plan that ...
Gymnasts Earn the Chance to Train with Famous Coach
Palmers Gymnastics: Marissa Bosco, Jenna Bossle and Keegan Johnson made this year's Talent Opportunity Program, or TOPs, National Gymnastics Team and earned the right to train at Bela Karolyi's Ranch in Houston. Bosco, Bossle and Johnson are from...
Happy to Be Back, but Fleury Not in Any Rush
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -Theo Fleury, the hockey player, was back where he belonged Tuesday. Looking fit and with a jump in his step, Fleury participated in a formal practice with his Blackhawks teammates...
Hastings Lake YMCA Gets OK to Remain Open
Byline: Kate Grusich Daily Herald Staff Writer The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago has agreed to preserve the Hastings Lake YMCA pool and fitness facility, regardless of any sale of the rest of the property. The bulk of the 270-acre site could...
Hersey Unwraps Impressive Opener
Byline: Michael Eaken Daily Herald Correspondent Like children on the night before Christmas, the Hersey basketball team was eager to take the wrappings off and begin its season. The Huskies had to be pleased with what they saw Tuesday night....
Higgins, Cadets Respond in Time
Byline: Darryl Mellema Daily Herald Correspondent When Marmion's Jim Higgins missed all five shots he took in the first half of Tuesday's game with Walther Lutheran, few could have guessed what the senior had in store. Fast forward to the fourth...
How You Can Help Others Enjoy Thanksgiving
Byline: Rachel Baruch Yackley Daily Herald Correspondent A St. Charles homeless shelter and a church are planning separate activities that will help many people in need enjoy Thanksgiving. Lazarus House invites everyone to join in at its annual...
Huskies' 20-0 Run Beats Neuqua Valley
Byline: Kevin McGavin Daily Herald Correspondent No matter what level the game is played, assuming the teams are relatively equal in talent, basketball is a game of runs. On the second night of the Neuqua Valley Classic, the host Wildcats stung...
Illinois, NU Continue Fastbreaks Tonight
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer Please don't adjust your eyes or the prescription on your glasses. The reason Illinois' and Northwestern's guards look like blurs in the early going of the 2002-03 season is because, well,...
In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream 'This Film Is Confusing!'
Byline: Dann Gire Daily Herald Film Critic "Solaris" 1/2 out of four Opens today Written by Steven Soderbergh, based on the novel by Stanislaw Lem. Produced by James Cameron, Rae Sanchini and Jon Landau. Directed by Steven Soderbergh....
Lake County in 60 Seconds
District 95 eases cell phone rule: Lake Zurich Unit District 95 students no longer need to hide cell phones from plain view. In accordance with a state law, the school board recently approved a change in district policy that had prohibited the...
Lake Park Looking for 5th State Trophy
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent A new girls bowling season means another opportunity for Lake Park to try to reach the state tournament. In 24 years under coach Larry Dunn, the Lancers qualified for the state tournament exactly...
Lake Park School District Resuscitates Pool Debate
Byline: Kat Zeman Daily Herald Staff Writer Though voters have rejected a Roselle Park District referendum plan to build a swimming pool four times, the project still makes waves. Responding to pressure from residents who want a pool, Lake Park...
Let There Be Lights Vernon Hills Makes Holiday Show Even Bigger and Brighter
Byline: Mick Zawislak Daily Herald Staff Writer The disco ball is long gone, but the old standby peacock is getting a mate. And Snappy the alligator will make his debut. It's just another year in the continuing evolution of A Winter Wonderland...
Loyola Survives Barrington's Rallies
Byline: Jeff Newton Daily Herald Correspondent New Barrington coach David Dick has promised his Broncos will never go down without a fight, and Tuesday night in his team's season opener with Loyola that was certainly the case. The Broncos rallied...
Make a Bid on Holiday Wreaths to Support Scholarships
Byline: Deborah Kadin Daily Herald Staff Writer It used to be kids earned tuition money by waiting tables, painting houses or snagging a summer internship. But in Bloomingdale, some bank - at least partially - on decorated garland. The Bloomingdale...
Making a Big Difference Bears' White Finally Shows What He Can Contribute
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer Some day Dez White may look back on his performance in the overtime victory against the Detroit Lions as his epiphany. For the first time in his three-year NFL career, White was a difference-maker...
Maroons Win First for Null
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent First-year Elgin girls basketball coach Donna Null's wait for her first victory ended Tuesday at East Aurora. Null, who replaced long-time coach Lee Turek, who retired after last season, coached...
Meadows' Late Rally Falls Short
Byline: Bill Esbrook Daily Herald Correspondent Ryan Paradise was the big story in Naperville Central's 54-38 victory over Rolling Meadows on Tuesday night, but he wasn't the whole story by a longshot. Central's 6-foot, 140-pound senior point...
Moderate Woman Gets Republican Party Vote
Byline: Shamus Toomey Daily Herald Staff Writer Three weeks after getting their trunks handed to them by Democrats, Illinois Republicans began rebuilding Tuesday by naming state Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka their new party chairman. The vote...
Mother, Boyfriend Charged with Murder in Maine Township Boy's Death
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer Linda Kee got a call from her live-in boyfriend last Friday night telling her to come home right away. A half-hour later Kee got to her apartment near Des Plaines and found her 5-year-old son,...
Myers, Dietz Will Team Up Again - at Northwestern
Byline: Joe Aguilar Daily Herald Sports Writer As itsy-bitsy Scorpions - well, OK, they were incoming juniors so they weren't that small - Ryan Myers and Geoff Dietz stung opponents and baseballs. The Lake Zurich Scorpions, whose roster also...
Niehaus Leads Willowbrook Charge
Byline: Dave Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer Willowbrook coach Troy Nelson has reversed his team's strategy for the season. He had planned to run and gun, but now feels playing a halfcourt game benefits the Warriors the most. Either way,...
North Barrington Homes Opens Doors for Charity
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent Forget the black-tie banquets and the formal charity balls in Chicago. A group of Barrington-area women have stumbled upon a sure-fire way to raise money for their favorite charity, right in their...
Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Ex-Wheeling boss gets new job: The Carpentersville village board Tuesday night unanimously hired 52-year-old Craig Anderson of Wheeling to serve as village manager. Under the terms of his contract, Anderson, who worked for 14 years as the village...
Oleferchik Shines as Judson Downs Ream, Elmhurst
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent After what he considered a subpar outing Saturday, coach Tory Gum challenged his Judson College women's basketball team to step up their defensive effort. The Eagles responded in a big way, throttling...
Palatine Doesn't Take a Dive
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent Fine performances by Palatine's Jen Hatzold and Melissa Holbach at this year's state swimming and diving meet might have come as a surprise to some people, but it shouldn't have. The state meet...
Palatine Students Learn Rewards of Helping out Service Agency
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer Carrying packages and walking a mile in a snow storm isn't fun for most people, but it was for the 700 students at St. Theresa School in Palatine. During their annual pre-Thanksgiving walk Tuesday,...
Passmore Sent to Norfolk; Nikolishin Hurting
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -Tuesday was an eventful day for the Blackhawks, to say the least. Not only did Theo Fleury practice with his teammates for the first time since his suspension on Oct. 8, the...
Pats, Borkan Get Back into the Swing of Things
Byline: T. J. Brown Daily Herald Correspondent Stevenson and Warren will compete against each other several more times before the IHSA state series. Both teams will meet when they are completely polished and in mid-season form. Still, Tuesday...
Peters Lifts Warren Again
Byline: Rusty Silber Daily Herald Correspondent Amy Peters certainly has been consistent when it comes to scoring points in the first week of the season. In Warren's first four games, Peters is averaging almost 26 points per game. She opened...
Plea Agreement Helps Sheriff's Gambling Investigation Pay for Itself
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer Busting a local gambling operation proved to be a boon for the McHenry County Sheriff's Department. Under an unusual plea agreement reached recently, a McHenry man pleaded guilty to a charge...
Police Association Honors Special Bravery
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer DuPage Sheriff's Deputies Lance Todd and Angie Conn were off duty in their own cars when both noticed a motorist weaving and driving erratically near Eola and Diehl roads near Aurora last February....
Political Newcomer Looking to Take over as Oak Brook Leader
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer The race to succeed Karen Bushy as Oak Brook village president began Tuesday with longtime resident Kevin Quinlan announcing his candidacy. Bushy announced last month that she planned to step...
Probation Workers Say They Will Strike
Byline: David R. Kazak Daily Herald Staff Writer Sixteenth Circuit Court probation and juvenile jail officers say they will strike next week after the court's top judge on Tuesday brushed aside their union's request for pay talk mediation. ...
Public Safety Plan Moves Forward
Byline: Justin Kmitch Daily Herald Staff Writer Bensenville officials soon will be beating you over the head with information, then explaining how their proposed Public Safety officers will save you and treat your wounds. The village has launched...
Rams' Defense Stifles Panthers
Byline: Bob Gosman Daily Herald Correspondent The Round Lake girls basketball team packed about three games worth of turnovers into four quarters Tuesday against Grayslake at Highland Park in the Deerfield Thanksgiving Tournament. Grayslake...
Red, White and Blue Newest School Colors at Central High
Byline: Kari Hartman Daily Herald Staff Writer It's hard to pledge allegiance to a flag that isn't there. But that's what students in about 60 Naperville Central classrooms have been doing since the school year began. Although state school...
Round Lake Schools Ready to Find CEO
Byline: Jason King Daily Herald Staff Writer The state panel governing the Round Lake area school district plans to hire a search firm next month to find a chief executive officer to run the district. The District 116 finance authority will...
Santa's Coming.And He's Bringing Trees with Him
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer Organizers of this year's holiday events in Des Plaines say there's a little something for everybody. The annual December celebration is getting bigger and more popular as new features are added...
Saxons Try to Hit Potential
Byline: Larry Weindruch Daily Herald Correspondent The word of the day - perhaps of the season - is potential. Schaumburg boys basketball coach Bob Williams used that word guardedly after his team opened the season with a 71-52 victory over...
SBC, Competitors Battle over Use of Shared Phone Lines
Byline: S. A. Mawhorr Daily Herald Business Writer If you owned a grocery store, would you allow competitors to fill your shelves with their goods and then steal your customers away with prices lower than yours? SBC Ameritech Illinois says...
Schaumburg to Honor Firefighters Who've Died
Byline: Natasha Korecki Daily Herald Staff Writer The Schaumburg community will come together in a memorial service today to remember firefighters who have died over the years. This is the ninth Thanksgiving that Schaumburg has held a firefighter...
School Board Renews Its Stance against Sprawl
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer With the Grand Prairie development stalled, the St. Charles school board revised its position paper protesting the development to send a broader anti-sprawl message. "The school district will...
Ship Ajoy! Sci-Fi Twist on Literary Classic Makes for Animated Entertainment
Byline: Dann Gire Daily Herald Film Critic "Treasure Planet" out of four Opens today Written by Ron Clements, John Musker, Rob Edwards. Produced by Roy Conli. Directed by John Musker and Ron Clements. A Walt Disney Pictures release. Rated...
Shop around the Corner Find the Perfect Gifts This Season in the Heart of Downtown Naperville
Byline: Beth Sneller Daily Herald Staff Writer Shoppers come from far and wide to browse the shops of downtown Naperville during the holidays. But while others envy this suburban jewel, many Naperville and Lisle residents aren't even fully...
Students May Have Class on Veterans Day
Byline: Veronica Gonzalez Daily Herald Staff Writer Batavia school board members are weighing a proposal that would allow schools to convene classes on Veterans Day, a federal holiday Batavia students now have off. Veterans Day is observed...
Tax Income Doesn't Meet the Village Expectations
Byline: Natasha Korecki Daily Herald Staff Writer A six-month review of budget figures indicates Schaumburg has seen better days. Sales taxes are down $1.8 million over the six months from May 1 to Oct. 31. The other culprit: The village counted...
The Briefs
Jaycees to hold annual 'Turkey Trot' race The Mount Prospect Jaycees' 39th annual "Turkey Trot" race will start at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, at the Mount Prospect Golf Course, 600 See-Gwun Ave. The cost to participate is $12 for adults...
The Briefs
Auditions at Harper for 'West Side Story' Harper College will hold auditions for "West Side Story" at 7 p.m. Dec. 9 and Dec. 10 in the college's Liberal Arts Center drama lab, 1200 W. Algonquin Road in Palatine. Callbacks will be held at 7 p.m....
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Hoffman panel OKs roadwork for next year The Hoffman Estates Finance Committee this week approved a $2.4 million road reconstruction and resurfacing plan for next year. The village, however, wants to spend $3.5 million on the project in the...
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Group names woman Volunteer of the Year Palatine resident Sandi Campbell was named the 2002 Paula Calderone Volunteer of the Year at the annual Area 18 Special Olympics Illinois dinner auction staged recently in Rolling Meadows. Campbell has ...
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Figures show use is up at Des Plaines library Attendance at the Des Plaines Public Library for January through October was up 19.5 percent over the same period last year. Circulation also was up 11.55 percent over the same period last year. Registration...
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Spirit of Life Chorus sings in Roselle Dec. 8 The Spirit of Life Chorus will perform its final concerts of the season at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Lutheran Church of the Master, 580 N. Kuhn Road, Carol Stream, and at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at St. Walter...
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Wheaton Rotary to hold fund-raiser Dec. 8 The Rotary Club of Wheaton's Noon Club will hold its 14th annual Christmas in Wheaton fund-raiser at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Wyndham Garden Hotel, Warrenville Road, Lisle. Tickets are $60 per person,...
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Woman's Club to host its Christmas party Tuesday The Community Woman's Club of Villa Park will meet at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 in the recreation building at Lions Field, 320 E. Wildwood, Villa Park. The theme is "A Christmas Party." Members should bring...
The Briefs
Annual exhibit to open at Lords Park Pavilion Elgin Public Museum's annual Touching on Traditions exhibit will open Saturday at Lords Park Pavilion, 100 Oakwood Blvd. on Elgin's east side. The display will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m....
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Condell pediatric unit receives grant money Pediatric Alternatives in Creative Therapy, a physical rehabilitation program for children and teens at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, recently received a grant from Ronald McDonald House Charities....
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Befrienders training set at local churches Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church in Grayslake will host two training seminars for the service ministry Befrienders. The group is composed of people who make themselves available as listening and...
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Cut your own tree at Pioneer Tree Farm The McHenry County Defenders invite you to bring the family out to the Pioneer Tree Farm this holiday season for a day of fun and holiday cheer. A portion of the proceeds is donated to the Defenders, a...
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Dance concert features work of students, pros The winter concert of the Barrington High School Orchesis Dance Company will feature two professional dancers, as well as works choreographed by Barrington's student dancers. Zineb Chraibi, a native...
Thinking Ahead? Run the Holiday Weight off at Race
Byline: Beth Sneller Daily Herald Staff Writer You have to hand it to Napervillians - they think ahead. Fully aware they'll probably be gaining at least five pounds when they gorge themselves on Thanksgiving dinner, roughly 2,000 runners will...
Tight Budget, but Lower Taxes County to Ask Less of Residents Though Cuts Still Must Be Made
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer The memory of former DuPage County Board Chairman Jack Knuepfer looms large over the county government center in Wheaton - and not just because it's named after him. Current board Chairman Robert...