Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)

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

Articles from September 25, 2002

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Ads Aim to Show Americans There's More to Israel
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer Two television commercials highlighting similarities between democracy in the United States and Israel will begin airing in the Chicago area next week. Sponsors of the commercials say the goal is...
Algonquin Committee Backs Shopping Center Plans Portion of Development Supported by Group Includes Department Store, Bank
Byline: Patrick Garmoe Daily Herald Staff Writer The Algonquin Community Development Committee decided Tuesday to go ahead and approve another portion of a new shopping center development, despite some trustees pining for additional landscaping....
A Little Bit Country Organizers of Annual Festival Work to Keep Farming Heritage Alive
Byline: Madhu Krishnamurthy Daily Herald Staff Writer It's a formula that has worked for 10 years. You take a couple of cows, add a few piglets, horses, rabbits and chickens, put them together with some old-fashioned farm machinery, and you've...
Arlington Park Gets 2003 Meet It Wanted
Byline: Mike Spellman Daily Herald Sports Writer Six hours of testimony. Nearly three hours of deliberation. Newly appointed Illinois Racing Board chairman Dennis Bookshester received quite a lesson in the politics of horse racing Tuesday...
As Season Ends, Choi Is 1st Choice
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer Hee's in there for good now. Cubs manager Bruce Kimm said Tuesday he would start rookie first baseman Hee Seop Choi for the remainder of the season. "There are six games left; I'm going to start...
Autumn Harvest Begins Arlington's Month of Celebrating
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer As difficult as this may be to believe in the coming weeks, October is not the exclusive territory of high stakes international horse racing. Arlington Heights' 11th annual Autumn Harvest festival...
Benet Stepping Up in Class Redwings Continue Strong Play against AA Schools by Downing Naperville C
Byline: Stan Goff Daily Herald Correspondent If any Benet fans were at all worried about the Redwings' switch to Class AA this fall, they should relax. For the Redwings are dominating foes again this year, regardless of class. On Saturday they...
Best & Brightest
- Andrea McDaniel of Schaumburg graduated May 11 with a bachelor's degree in English from Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas. - Brian Kounovsky of Hoffman Estates, a senior majoring in physical education K-6 and 7-12 at the University of...
Best & Brightest
- James F. Conneely of Rolling Meadows, a third year law student at Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Mo., is one of 11 law school students in Illinois who received a $2,000 scholarship from the Illinois Bar Foundation, the charitable...
Big Changes Are in Store for Sacred Heart Monastery
Byline: Nancy Luebke Daily Herald Correspondent The peace and quiet of the Sacred Heart Monastery in Lisle will be disturbed for the next year or so during renovations and construction of a senior residence. When the projects are complete,...
Blind Robber Gets Five Years
Byline: Dave Orrick Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer A blind man from Streamwood was sentenced to five years in state prison after pleading guilty to holding up a gas station with a BB gun in March. Cook County Circuit Court Judge John Scotillo...
Burglaries, Other Crimes Land Grayslake Men in Prison Theft by Trio Included Tools, TVs, Cameras, Cash - and Even an ATM Machine
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer A pair of Grayslake men were sentenced to prison Tuesday for their roles in a series of crimes earlier this year. Jason Tuhy, 19, of 18400 Belvidere Road, was sentenced to 5 1/2 years in...
Candidates Face off for Elgin Audience
Byline: Sara Burnett Daily Herald Staff Writer The four candidates vying to represent the Elgin area in Springfield tried to sell themselves Tuesday to a group of Elgin business people, making pitches on everything from a state rainy day fund...
Candidates Take Opposing Views on Iraq
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Political Writer Illinois' two U.S. Senate candidates are lining up on different sides of the Iraq invasion issue as the Bush administration presses Congress to agree to war. Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin said he...
Carabetta Passes Again as Bears School Rams
Byline: T. J. Brown Daily Herald Correspondent Lake Zurich No. 1 singles player Nicole Carabetta still has much to learn, Lake Zurich coach Marcus Sipiera said. Luckily for Carabetta, the lessons keep coming - mostly in the form of the Bears'...
Chan Nets Warren Record for Victories
Teri Chan left no doubt. The Warren senior won her No. 1 singles match 6-0, 6-0 Tuesday to set the girls school record for career wins. Chan's 101st victory moved her past former Warren great Kelly Mikkla. The Devils defeated Antioch 5-0...
Chef Du Jour
Christopher Corby Head chef Emmett's Tavern and Brewing Co. 128 W. Main St., West Dundee (847) 428-4500 How I got here: I attended Oakland Community College in Michigan and completed an apprenticeship program through the American Culinary...
City Council Says It Won't Abuse Home-Rule Voters Could Grant Oakbrook Terrace Ability to Use Hotel Taxes for Employee Salaries, Capital Projects
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer Oakbrook Terrace officials know that before they can ask voters to give the city broader taxing powers, they first must earn their trust. So with voters considering a Nov. 5 ballot question that...
Dahlquist's Superb Show Lifts Conant
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent Fans at the Barrington-Conant soccer match Tuesday evening were treated to seeing two of the best clubs in the Mid-Suburban League as well as two of the best players in the state in Ryan Miller...
Daniels Itching to Get at the QB
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer No one knows better than injured defensive end Phillip Daniels that the Bears still do not have even 1 sack by a defensive lineman this season. "It was tough to watch (Sunday's) game because I know...
Dist. 26 Salary Compromise Means Tax Vote Is Coming
Byline: Max Seigle Daily Herald Staff Writer Cary Elementary District 26 will pay just over 25 percent more in teacher salaries over the next two years, but will need to turn to voters as early as next fall to replenish that pay in future years....
District 211 Walkie-Talkies Called into Question by Security Staff
Byline: Kimbriell Granderson Daily Herald Staff Writer A Fremd High School student lost consciousness during class one day last week. Administrators raced to the second-floor classroom and used a walkie-talkie to speak to the school secretary,...
DuPage County Budget Will Reflect Belt-Tightening
Byline: Stacy St. Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer DuPage County Board Chairman Robert Schillerstrom will present a budget next week that reflects an anemic economy. Schillerstrom indicated Tuesday there will be little increase in spending next...
DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Business group going under: Economic woes will force the East West Corporate Corridor Association to dissolve at the end of the year, officials said Tuesday. In a written statement, board Chairman Daniel Maguire said "economic challenges experienced...
Editorials
New O'Hare road plan a good compromise Finally, it seems, there is some common ground in the ongoing confrontation between longtime O'Hare Airport expansion supporters and its opponents. A city of Chicago transportation proposal that would...
Few Changes Expected after Pampered Chef Sale
Byline: S. A. Mawhorr Daily Herald Business Writer Doris Christopher started the Pampered Chef in her basement 20 years ago and now is selling the company to Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. for an undisclosed sum. The Addison-based...
Few Departments Get What They Ask for in County's Balanced Budget Plan
Byline: Amy Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer McHenry County officials are proposing a balanced budget for the coming fiscal year that would be about 4.9 percent higher than this year's budget. County officials angered some department heads...
Flores Revives Sluggish Addison Trail Blazers Rebound from 15-2 Loss to Defeat Willowbrook
Byline: Kevin McGavin Daily Herald Correspondent The first game between sister schools Willowbrook and host Addison Trail had an unusual twist. The Blazers scored the initial 2 points of the contest, only to see the Warriors respond with an...
Fly Guy Choreographer Hopes to Make Naperville Hip-Hop Troupe National Phenomenon
Byline: Beth Sneller Daily Herald Staff Writer Samuel Renzetti looks like the kind of guy young girls could develop crushes on. With trendy clothes and stylish hair, accented by a boyish grin and a diamond (or faux diamond) stud in his left...
Four Grads Earn Place on EGHS Alumni Wall
Byline: Erin Holmes Daily Herald Staff Writer Once upon a time, they walked the halls of Elk Grove High School. These days, they're making their mark daily on the Chicago area and the world, and their alma mater is honoring them for it. The...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Sheriff's office goes wireless: The Kane County Sheriff's Office unveiled its new technology during an open house with demonstrations Tuesday. The Kane County Wireless Information Network allows the sheriff's office to electronically dispatch...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Still time for Plant a Row: There's still time to donate fresh fruits and vegetables for the Daily Herald's Plant a Row campaign. All fresh produce donated through this weekend will count toward our goal of collecting 45,000 pounds this year....
From the Armed Services
- Army Spec. Jason P. Shanahan has re-enlisted in the U.S. Army after three years of military service. The specialist is a general equipment construction operator assigned to the 1st Battalion, 1st Infantry at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point,...
Gardeners, Don't Just Throw That Zucchini Away; Donate It
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer The wealth of tomatoes still hanging on gardeners' vines doesn't need to fall victim to frost. Area food pantries are willing to give them a good home - at least through next Monday. The Plant...
Garland Can't Keep Red Sox under Control This Time
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer On May 22, Jon Garland pitched the best game of his young career against the Red Sox. In an 8-inning effort, Garland shut out Boston on 3 hits at Fenway Park while making a big impression on Red...
Geneva School Board Grudgingly Passes Budget with Deadline Looming, District Says It Has No Choice but to Move Forward despite Deficit
Byline: Tona Kunz Daily Herald Staff Writer The Geneva school board approved its budget this week against its better judgment. It had no choice, really. The state deadline approaches, and wiggle room is basically non- existent, officials...
Hampshire 5, Stillman Valley 2
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent Hampshire bettered its record to 6-3 with this Big Northern West win over Stillman Valley. Shane Van Eck, Adam Getzelman, Zach Mazur and Matt Roser had goals for the Whip-Purs. Justin Fullbright...
Harper Board, Faculty Still Wrestling over Health Care Costs, Raises
Byline: Shruti Date Singh Daily Herald Staff Writer As both sides draw out contingency plans in case a strike is called, the Harper College board of trustees and faculty senate negotiating teams will meet again this afternoon with a federal mediator...
Harper OKs Budget, Raise for Its President
Byline: Shruti Date Singh Daily Herald Staff Writer The Harper College board of trustees Tuesday night approved a fiscal 2002-03 budget with expenses of about $48 million more than this year's revenue. The budget includes expenses of about...
Hersey Finally Breaks Loose, Beats Meadows
Byline: Jonathan Schoenberg Daily Herald Correspondent The situation could not have been more perfect for Rolling Meadows. With Hersey goalie Lucas Zicher down and out, the Mustangs trailing by a goal, and a wide-open net directly in front of...
Hindus in Bartlett Mourn Loss
Byline: Rukmini Callimachi Daily Herald Staff Writer When Sushma Patel of Carol Stream, a Hindu from the Indian state of Gujarat, heard the news Tuesday morning, she prayed for strength - and then immediately began looking for a white saree. ...
Hopefuls State Their Case as Hawks Win
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer Blackhawks coach Brian Sutter got the response he wanted from a lot of players on the bubble in Tuesday's 5-3 preseason victory over the Dallas Stars. Defenseman Nathan Dempsey answered Sutter's...
How a Village Finds Itself Caught Up in Rat Race
Byline: Jennifer Patterson Daily Herald Staff Writer Unhappy with the village response to their complaints of rats in town, a group of Lake in the Hills residents on Tuesday made sure officials heard their pleas loud and clear. They came armed...
How Lake County Won Border War for New Jobs Frozen Pizza Maker Picks Gurnee over Wisconsin Towns Because of Location, Financial Incentives
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer Lake County will receive more than 100 new jobs after it fended off two Wisconsin cities that tried to lure a growing food company over the border. Early next month, Elk Grove Village-based Little...
Incumbent Challenged to Sign Ethics Reform Plan
Byline: Sara Burnett Daily Herald Staff Writer Democratic state senate candidate Robert Steffen challenged opponent Steve Rauschenberger Tuesday to sign an ethics and campaign reform plan he said is aimed at ending the "culture of corruption"...
Keeping the Public from Tampering with Traffic Lights Leaders Want Law to Prohibit Drivers from Having Devices That Change Red Lights to Green
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer Imagine what could happen if motorists had access to the gadget that changes traffic lights from red to green - a device intended only for police and other emergency workers. Some leaders...
Knights Force Tie for First in East
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent Four days ago both Prospect and Hersey walked away with tournament championships. But Tuesday night, only Prospect had reason to celebrate. Playing their best volleyball of the season, the...
Lake County in 60 Seconds
New MRI supervisor on board: Condell Medical Center in Libertyville has appointed Robert Salzman of Wheeling as supervisor of the hospital's new magnetic resonance imaging unit, set to open in October. Salzman has 16 years of experience in radiology,...
McCartney Entertains for a Third Time
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer After a dozen-year absence from Chicago, Paul McCartney played his third show in five months at the United Center Tuesday night, a crowd-pleasing, nostalgic roll through his hit-packed songbook. Like...
Montini Varsity Hockey Takes Second at Chicago Cup
High school hockey Montini varsity hockey: The Montini varsity hockey team opened its season by winning its first four games, then losing in the championship game of the Chicago Cup Pre-season Challenge. Montini came form behind to win its...
More School Districts Allowing Students to Carry Cell Phones in Class
Byline: Kari Hartman Daily Herald Staff Writer It's nothing new to see a teen with a cell phone. But it's a relatively new concept for those phones to make their ways into area schools. Indian Prairie Unit District 204 this week joined a...
Mundelein High Lobs Expansion Ideas
Byline: Mick Zawislak Daily Herald Staff Writer When it comes to expanding to meet future growth, the question for Mundelein High School is not when but how. School board members know decisions have to be made quickly and Tuesday night they...
Naperville Celebrates Chicago Fire's Spot in the Playoffs
Byline: Kari Hartman Daily Herald Staff Writer About 24 hours after the Chicago Fire secured a spot in the playoffs, a few fans, players and soccer officials celebrated at Jimmy's Grill in Naperville. Sparky, the soccer team's mascot, was on...
Neuqua Stays Unbeaten Nobody in Our League Can Play with Neuqua: Waubonsie Coach
Byline: Neil Shalin Daily Herald Correspondent Neuqua Valley went ahead Tuesday and proved what everyone already knew - they are the team to not beat in the Upstate Eight. Led by three quick singles victories, the visiting Wildcats (10- 0, ...
Newest Sox Continuing to Show Promise
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer The White Sox have been one of the hottest teams in the major leagues since Aug. 24, going 20-9. Over the past month, young players such as Joe Crede, D'Angelo Jimenez, Aaron Rowand, Willie Harris...
New High School Principals Discover Way to Students' Hearts
Byline: Jim Fuller & Kimbriell Granderson New Palatine High School Principal Gary Steiger added the duty of "server" to his job description this week. It's not really a job he'll have to keep, but as somewhat of an initiation into his new...
Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Homes evacuated over gas leak: Construction crews ruptured a gas line in Wheeling Tuesday night, forcing the evacuation of nearby houses and sending a natural gas odor as far as Buffalo Grove, authorities said. Firefighters responded about 5:05...
No Stone Left Unturned in Trimming Naperville Budget
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer As Naperville looks to make up a $1.5 million budget gap, officials are searching for pennies under every ledger sheet. Over the next month, department heads will scrutinize their budgets with...
Office Complex Proposed for Lot near Fox River Grove
Byline: Max Seigle Daily Herald Staff Writer A Fox River Grove panel was introduced to a business plan Tuesday night that could bring ten professional office buildings to the corner of Route 22 and County Line Road. The 10.25-acre property...
One of Those Nights Sosa Goes 0-4, with 3 Strikeouts as Wood Gets No Support Again
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer The guy to worry about isn't Sammy Sosa. He will get his 500th home run soon enough. What about poor Kerry Wood? This guy might not get another victory if he keeps pitching for the Cubs. Wood...
Paint-A-Thon Celebrates 15 Years
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent More than 12,000 gallons of paint, 330 houses and thousands of volunteers later, the Community Paint-A-Thon celebrated a major milestone Monday. It's been 15 years since they started gathering...
Parimutuel Future Bets Prove a Hit with These Fans
Byline: Joe Kristufek Daily Herald Racing Writer Every Wednesday, Joe Kristufek fields fan questions on racing- related topics and also give the readers a means of expressing their opinions on his "Question of the week." Question of the week...
Perry Parents: All Should Ride Bus
Byline: Jennifer Patterson Daily Herald Staff Writer Some is not enough. That was the message from parents who packed into the Community Unit District 300 board room Monday to talk about busing children to Carpentersville's Perry Elementary...
Police Reports
Batavia - Two 18-year-olds were arrested at 7:32 p.m. Monday on a charge of retail theft at Target, 115 N. Randall Road, according to police reports. Police said Jeremy R. Novak, of 520 Main St., Batavia, and Nicholas Donoleczny, of 990 Orange...
Police Reports
Elgin man is charged with trespass, battery An Elgin man became aggressive with police after he was taken into custody at 10:15 p.m. Monday for entering a store at Clock Tower Plaza where he had been told he was unwelcome, according to a report....
Purple Pride Eggplant Lovers Extol Fruit's Versatility
Byline: Lisa Friedman Miner Daily Herald Staff Writer You're wheeling your cart down the veggie aisle when you spot a shock of pleasing purple in a sea of green. You can't help noticing the eggplants, even if they're relegated to a tiny basket...
Rainy Start, Sunny Finish Weather Finally Cooperates to Brighten Fall Fest 2002
Byline: Cass Cliatt Daily Herald Staff Writer The day dawned dreary Sunday, keeping numbers lower than expected for the Wheeling Park District's first Fall Fest 5K run. Yet by the afternoon, the day was bright, kids were bumping along in hay...
Rally Keeps Schaumburg in MSL West Title Chase
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer Fresh off playing for the championship of the Hersey tournament three days earlier, the Schaumburg volleyball team kept itself in the race for another championship Tuesday. Despite falling in Game...
Rave Reviews for Player-Friendly Arboretum Club Redesigned Buffalo Grove Course to Unveil New Clubhouse Next Spring
Byline: Joe Aguilar Daily Herald Sports Writer In a year of anticipation, the excitement suddenly bit Carmen Molinaro like a balata ball on a soft green. While marking Buffalo Grove Golf Course on a wet morning for a high school meet, Molinaro...
Rockets Hang on for 5-4 Win vs. Johnsburg
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent Burlington Central could easily have let down after Johnsburg wiped out a 2-goal deficit and tied the game with 4:20 left to play. Instead, when the going got tough, the Rockets got going. They...
Rolling Meadows Council Resurrects Lower Food Tax
Byline: Erin Holmes Daily Herald Staff Writer A proposal to lower Rolling Meadows' food and beverage tax made its way back to the city council's menu Tuesday night, just two weeks after being rejected by members in a surprise tie vote. Aldermen...
Ruddy Steps Up for CLS; Larkin Unbeaten in UEC
Byline: Dave Hess Daily Herald Correspondent With star player Kristin Trayser sidelined with a pinched nerve in her neck, somebody had to pick up the slack for Crystal Lake South. Senior Kelsey Ruddy, who replaced Trayser in the middle, stepped...
School Days, School Days Seniors Return to Tell Tales about Learning the 3 R's
Byline: Stephanie Price Daily Herald Correspondent Marion Johnson Dickman Drafall, 80, sat in the tiny room where she attended fourth grade and smiled as her eyes scanned the walls and tall windows, which seemed to stir memories "My desk was...
Shockwave the Odd Coaster out at Six Flags
Byline: Jason J. King Daily Herald Staff Writer ***** CORRECTION/date 09-27-2002: To correct a story in Wednesday's editions, the Whizzer roller coaster at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee is made of tubular steel. ***** Something had...
Soccer Fields Could Be Revamped
Byline: Justin Kmitch Daily Herald Staff Writer Bensenville's growing number of soccer fans and players could be in for a treat next season as board members and staff have begun examining a major face lift to the village's only two soccer fields....
State's 'Super Senior' Program Coming to Township Oct. 8
Byline: Rukmini Callimachi & Sue Ter Maat The Secretary of State's "Super Senior" program is coming to Hanover Township on Oct. 8. The program offers a free information and safety program which combines Rules of the Road classroom instruction...
Still Adjusting Saints Struggle to Get into New Program, Fall to Naperville North
Byline: Darryl Mellema Daily Herald Correspondent It wasn't just that Naperville North's top girls swimmers were finishing ahead of St. Charles East's best Tuesday - the visiting Huskies were invariably finishing second as well. When situations...
Streamwood Clinic to House Suicide Prevention Group
Byline: Rukmini Callimachi Daily Herald Staff Writer A statewide teen suicide prevention campaign, launched last week in Chicago, will be making its permanent home in the Streamwood Behavioral Health Center on Irving Park Road. Created by the...
Streamwood Little League Says Disputed $900 Water Bill Could Jeopardize Its 2003 Season
Byline: Rukmini Callimachi Daily Herald Staff Writer An unpaid water bill might threaten the future of Streamwood's Little League if it ultimately forces officials to increase membership fees beyond affordable levels, league officials said. ...
Students Win Exciting Ride for Reading over Summer
Byline: Corrie Cutrer Daily Herald Staff Writer A couple of kids recently showed up in grand style at Twain Elementary School in Wheeling as some of the town's finest and bravest gave them a lift. Second-grader Adriana Medina and third-grader...
Taking Talent on the Road Teen to Exhibit Art This Weekend at Annual Show
Byline: Eric Peterson Daily Herald Staff Writer Making, exhibiting and selling paintings has already become a way of life for 19-year-old artist Ryan Shultz of Libertyville. But for the annual Art in the Barn art show on the grounds of Advocate...
Tax Bills Are Coming, and Reassessments May Hurt
Byline: Shamus Toomey Daily Herald Staff Writer If leap year is like a friendly relative who visits every four years, gift in hand, then Cook County's triennial property value reassessment could be its evil, shorter cousin who costs you money....
The Briefs
Streamwood chamber accepting nominations The Streamwood Chamber of Commerce has begun its search for the village's "Volunteer of the Year." All service organizations, which provide volunteers anywhere in Streamwood are eligible to select one...
The Briefs
Family Literacy Faire at Winston Campus District 15 students in kindergarten through third grade and their parents are invited to the district's fifth annual Family Literacy Faire, a celebration of books and reading. The event is from 8:30 a.m....
The Briefs
BGHS debate season off to a strong start Buffalo Grove High School's debate team opened its season recently with a solid performance at the Wake Forest University Early Bird Debate Invitational in Winston-Salem, N.C. The tournament drew teams...
The Briefs
Barrington hospital sponsors job fair today The Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Job Fair will take place today from 1:30 to 6 p.m. at Good Shepherd Hospital, 450 W. Route 22 in Barrington. Attendees can learn about working at Good Shepherd, take...
The Briefs
Cub Scouts to serve pancake breakfast Cub Scout Pack 60 will host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast Oct. 6 in Libertyville. The breakfast will be form 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, fresh fruit, coffee and juice will...
The Briefs
Legionnaires invited to monthly meeting McHenry County Legionnaire from all county posts are invited to attend the monthly meeting of the McHenry County Council at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lake in the Hills Post home, 1101 W. Algonquin Road....
The Briefs
Campton sets event for public lands day Celebrate National Public Lands Day on Saturday by visiting Campton Township's newest public land: Corron Farm. People can experience the woodland, savanna and wetlands on this historic dairy farm from...
Time Capsule to Be Buried in Wheaton for Year 2052
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer What will Wheaton be like in 50 years? Will the Popcorn Store still be tucked away on Front Street while Starbucks sells cappuccinos on the corner? Will the Gap and Old Navy have gone the way...
Tough News for Hawks: Daze out at Least 6 Weeks
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer This is going to hurt. Left winger Eric Daze, one of the players the Blackhawks could ill afford to lose, will be sidelined for a minimum of six weeks with a herniated disk in his back, the club...
Track Tips
Byline: Joseph Kristufek Daily Herald handicapper Bonapaw's sire, Sabona, is apparently Breeders' Cup nominated, meaning a $90,000 supplementary fee is required to run instead of $200,000. The connections are now leaning strongly towards pointing...
United Way Chapters Seek New Benefactors as the Major Donors Struggle
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer When local United Way donations started to slip last year, the St. Charles fund-raiser leaned on historically big and stable shoulders. By the end of 2001, the former executive director for the...
United Way Sets off on Year of Work
United Way of Lake County began an exciting new year of leadership, teamwork and local results at the 78th Annual Fundraising Campaign Kick-Off Wednesday, September 18 at 8:00 a.m. at the United Way Gifts In Kind Warehouse in Waukegan, Ill. Over...
Warrant out for Arrest of Woodstock Dog Breeder
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer A McHenry County judge issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for a Woodstock area dog breeder who skipped town before his trial on animal abuse charges. Michael Braun, 31, was scheduled to go on...
Waving of Olive Branch Brings Little Accord at Chamber Forum
Byline: Steve Zalusky Daily Herald Staff Writer Reaching across the aisle in Springfield was at the top of the discussion menu during a breakfast forum held Tuesday at the Bristol Court Banquets in Mount Prospect. But the candidates who showed...
Wheaton's Design Rules Not a Hit with Everyone
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer A plan to establish architectural guidelines for new buildings and renovations in downtown Wheaton has wide support in the community, but some fear it could stifle creativity. The guidelines...
When It Comes to Meals, Make Room for Those 'Shrooms
Portobellos aside, mushrooms take a back seat when it comes to dinner time; they provide background flavor and texture rather than stepping into the foreground. In an effort to get us to think of mushrooms more often at mealtime, the Mushroom...
Why Growing Enrollment Has Shrunk U-46 Budget
Byline: Naomi Dillon Daily Herald Staff Writer Rising student enrollment forced Elgin Area School District U-46 to outspend revenue in two of its largest operating funds last year and, based on all indications, it appears the same thing will happen...
Why Local Anti-Smoking Programs Are Feeling the Burn State Agencies outside Public Health Arena Are Siphoning Funds from Tobacco Settlement Reserves
Byline: David R. Kazak Daily Herald Staff Writer In Arlington Heights, adults once could attend a class to help them quit smoking. So could teens at Elk Grove High School. Smokers looking to kick the butt in Lake County got one-on-one help ...