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 1, 2012

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Add a Little Zip to Your Life with Some Chevron Stripe Add a Little Zip to Your Life with Some Chevron Stripe
Byline: Terri Sapienza The Washington Post By Terri Sapienza The Washington Post Looking for a way to spruce up your spaces this autumn? Try playing with pattern. Besides paint, injecting a peppy print into a room is one of the easiest ways to...
AL Pitching Comparison
AL pitching comparison 2012 TEAM (2012 VS OPP) (LAST 3 STARTS) PITCHERS LINE W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA W-L IP ERA HWG WHITE SOX Liriano (l) 5-10 5.06 10-13 0-0 3.1 10.80 2-0 ...
AL Standings
AL standings East W L Pct GB New York 75 56 .573 -- Baltimore 73 58 .557 2 Tampa Bay 71 61 .538 4 1/2 Boston 62 71 .466 14 Toronto 60 71 .458 15 Central...
A.M. Castle Guards against Bid
A.M. Castle guards against bid OAK BROOK -- A. M. Castle & Co.'s board of directors have adopted a shareholders rights plan to fend off a potential hostile takeover bid. The company said the shareholder "Rights Plan" will provide limits on groups...
Arlington Hts. Resident Bids Farewell to Law Enforcement after 46 Years
Byline: Barbara Vitello Legal Affairs Writer bvitello@dailyherald.com -CLMN- The first time Stan Schultz retired from a suburban law enforcement agency, his retirement lasted all of 72 hours. This time, after the Cook County sheriff's deputy turned...
Arlington Park Charts
Arlington Park charts Aug. 31, 2012 FIRST--Purse $42,000, Maiden Special Weight, 2 yo's, 7 furlongs $2 Mutuels: 5 Julmae $6.40 $4.00 $3.20 $2 EXACTA: 5-2 pd. $28.00 2 Hot Head $4.40 $3.20 $0.10 SUPERFECTA: 5-2-1-4...
Arlington Park Selections
Arlington Park selections By Joe Kristufek Sept. 1, 2012 Selections for a fast track Horses listed by program number Post time: 1 p.m. 1. 1 mile turf, purse $18,000, starter allowance $10,000, 3 yo's & up. PN Horse Jockey/trainer...
Art 'Affair' Returns to Town Square
More than 55 fine artists soon will gather for the Northwest suburbs' most poetic sounding juried art festival. The Palatine/Inverness Arts Council will hold the eighth "An Art Affair Around the Square" 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept....
A Stalwart Example:
A stalwart example: Cardinal Francis George, diagnosed with cancer for the second time, is facing it with courage, optimism and openness. He is a model for anyone with serious health challenges. Our prayers are with you, Your Eminence. To hunt...
'At Any Price' Transports Iowa Farm Fields to Venice
Byline: Associated Press VENICE, Italy -- Director Ramin Bahrani's new film `'At Any Price" functions on two levels: a drama about a family farm's future set among Iowa's lush cornfields or a sweeping commentary about the economic pressures of big...
Attention Cyclists:
Attention cyclists: Construction work on the Route 31 bypass project in Algonquin will occasionally disrupt bikers and walkers who use the McHenry County Conservation District's Prairie Trail at Algonquin Road. There is no through trail. Bicyclists...
Aurora Nonprofitto Open New Store
Byline: Marie Wilson mwilson@dailyherald.com By Marie Wilson mwilson@dailyherald.com A used book shop that will double as a cultural programming space is gathering the inventory, volunteers and furnishings it needs to open by Oct. 15 in downtown...
Bartlett Rolls Elgin; Waubonsie Does the Same to Oswego
Byline: Seth Hancock Daily Herald Correspondent Aaron Everson put on a show in the first half for Bartlett as the Hawks visited the Elgin Maroons for Upstate Eight Conference crossover football action on Friday night. The Hawks' senior running...
Batavia Dominates More Than Score Shows
Byline: Chris Walker Daily Herald Correspondent Batavia junior Anthony Scaccia rushed for three times as many yards as the entire Plainfield East team did during Friday's home opener. He also had twice as many receiving yards as the Bengals....
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Byline: Paul Wiseman Associated Press By Paul Wiseman Associated Press JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. -- Chairman Ben Bernanke sent a clear message Friday that the Federal Reserve will do more to help the still-struggling U.S. economy. His remarks seemed...
Beckman Era Begins for Illini
Byline: Mike McGraw mmcgraw@dailyherald.com By Mike McGraw mmcgraw@dailyherald.com T-shirts reading "A New Era Beck-ons" are available at FightingIllini.com. The slogan is a nod to new coach Tim Beckman, who takes over after the school released...
Bell Helps MSU Ring Up Win
Byline: Associated Press EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Le'Veon Bell ran for a career-high 210 yards and 2 touchdowns, including the game-winner with 8:12 remaining in No. 13 Michigan State's 17-13 victory over No. 24 Boise State on Friday night. In...
Big Plays Favor Panthers
Byline: Mike McGraw mmcgraw@dailyherald.com By Mike McGraw mmcgraw@dailyherald.com Considering there were two fast, swarming defenses on the field, Friday's Carmel-Glenbard North clash didn't figure to include so many fireworks. On the second...
'Big Syl's' Absence a Mystery
It's bad timing for Chicago Sky center Sylvia Fowles to have elected to sit out the last two games for "personal reasons." The term "personal reasons" was used recently by the Atlanta Dream, during the calm before its storm. Considering all the...
Bulldogs Light Up the Sky in Victory
Byline: Patricia Babcock McGraw pbabcock@dailyherald.com There was a beautiful pink sunset spreading across the Fox Lake horizon at the beginning of Friday's nonconference football tilt between visiting Grayslake Central and Grant. It wasn't...
Cary-Grove Surpasses LZ
Byline: Joe Aguilar jaguilar@dailyherald.com Cary-Grove's tradition of football excellence, like Lake Zurich's, starts with its triple-option offense. Friday night against visiting Lake Zurich, Cary-Grove started with ... a pass. Which worked...
'Cats Enjoy 2nd Win
Byline: Dave Oberhelman doberhelman@dailyherald.com By Dave Oberhelman doberhelman@dailyherald.com Neuqua Valley, an eight-time playoff qualifier since it began varsity football in 1998, had never started a season 2-0. The Wildcats finally got...
Clemons, Royals Run over Wildcats
Byline: Matt Kurnick Daily Herald Correspondent After Larkin's 24-7 nonconference football win Friday at West Chicago nobody should have any doubt about how Royals' junior running back/safety Damion Clemens feels about the responsibility of carrying...
College Football
College football Top 25 Friday's Games No. 13 Michigan St. vs. No. 24 Boise St., late No. 21 Stanford vs. San Jose St., late Friday's summary MICHIGAN ST. 17, NO. 24 BOISE ST. 13 Boise St. 3 10 0 0--13 Michigan...
Condo Association Rules Can't Prohibit American Flag Display
Q. I am a veteran who proudly displays a small American flag on short pole in the ground of the limited common element patio area outside of my townhouse unit. The board of the association has asked me to remove the flag, stating it violates the covenants...
Cougars Fall Short at St. Francis
Byline: Paul Loth Daily Herald Correspondent St. Francis quarterback Michael Robinson outdueled Vernon Hills quarterback Brett Peterson in the Spartans' home opener Friday night, winning on a Chris Smith 5-yard touchdown run with 1:06 remaining...
Councilmemberto joinFEMA
Byline: Elena Ferrarin eferrarin@dailyherald.com By Elena Ferrarin eferrarin@dailyherald.com Elgin Fire Lt. Richard Dunne is retiring after 25 years of service to take a position with the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Chicago. Dunne,...
Crafts, Bazaars and Markets Send Items to Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.Com
Craft shows, bazaars, rummage sales, farmers markets. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Septemberfest Arts and Crafts Fair: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1; 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2; and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3, Robert O Atcher...
Cubs Busy Adding September Call-Ups
Byline: Bruce Miles bmiles@dailyherald.com The Cubs will waste no time getting September call-ups to Wrigley Field. They made one move Friday, the last day of August, optioning lefty Brooks Raley to Class AAA Iowa and recalling left-handed reliever...
Cubs Finding Plenty of Incentive
Meaningful late-season baseball games have come to Wrigley Field. Granted, the games this weekend are meaningful to only the first-place San Francisco Giants, but the Cubs want to have some say in the race, even if it means being spoilers. The...
Defeat Doesn't Faze Montini
Byline: Stan Goff Daily Herald Correspondent After a tough loss Friday against another much-bigger school, Montini dropped to 1-1 on the year, yet none of the Broncos were complaining about their schedule. Lincoln-Way East, a Class 7A school...
Defense Sets Tone for Grens
Byline: Bill Esbrook Daily Herald Correspondent The 'D' was the key for Elk Grove on Friday night at Hoffman Estates. Senior Grenadiers defensive back Kishan Patel grabbed a clutch first-half interception, linebacker Mike Bishoff had two blitzing...
Despite Preseason Win, Bears Cut McCown
Josh McCown's solid performance in Thursday night's preseason opener wasn't enough for the Bears to spend the $825,000 it would have cost to keep him as the team's No. 3 quarterback. McCown compiled a 90.7 passer rating vs. the Browns, completing...
DeWitte Will Not Run Next Spring
Byline: Susan Sarkauskas and James Fuller ssarkauskas@dailyherald.com, jfuller@dailyherald.com By Susan Sarkauskas and James Fuller ssarkauskas@dailyherald.com, jfuller@dailyherald.com St. Charles Mayor Don DeWitte will end his 20-year career in...
Dist. 46 Boardmemberaccused
Byline: Bob Susnjara bsusnjara@dailyherald.com By Bob Susnjara bsusnjara@dailyherald.com Two Grayslake Elementary District 46 employees have filed an internal complaint against board member Michael Carbone, stemming from an encounter with him during...
Eagles Run Their Way to Victory
Byline: Chris Cuitino Daily Herald Correspondent After coaching in the Suburban Christian Conference for several years, St. Edward head coach Mike Rolando knows a thing or two about facing powerful state champions and what makes those teams champions....
EPA Rule Lets Navistar Sell Noncompliant Engines
Byline: Daily Herald News and Wire Reports Daily Herald News and Wire Reports Lisle-based truck manufacturer Navistar International got a reprieve from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on a ruling that would have restricted the company from...
Everson's 5 Touchdowns Power Bartlett Past Elgin
Byline: Seth Hancock Daily Herald Correspondent Aaron Everson put on a show in the first half for Bartlett as the Hawks visited the Elgin Maroons for Upstate Eight Conference crossover football action on Friday night. The Hawks' senior running...
Fence Post
Public employees get the better deal It is with saddened heart that I read Don Rowley's response to my letter of July 6. The letter was not meant as a reprove or denigration of teachers and/or their accomplishments or dedication. It was a plea...
Fenton's Big Second Half Hurts Maine West
Byline: Connor O'Gara Daily Herald Correspondent Usually the team that wins the turnover battle wins the game, especially when one team forces five of them. But on Friday night, that wasn't the case. Fenton (1-1) was able to overcome five...
Fiamme Heating Up Downtown Naperville
Byline: Justin Kmitch jkmitch@dailyherald.com Once the go-to place for fuel and candy in downtown Naperville, 19 N. Washington St. is now the place for Neapolitan-style wood-fired pizza. Owners of the new believe they have transformed a local...
Football
Football Friday's results St. Charles East 26, West aurora 21 West Aurora 7 7 0 7 --21 St. Charles East 0 6 14 6 --26 SCORING PLAYS WA -- Ross 19 run (Watkins kick). SCE -- Frio 22 field goal. WA --...
Football
Football Friday's results GRANT 31, grayslake central 14 Grayslake C. 0 7 0 7 --14 Grant 0 10 21 0 -- 31 SCORING PLAYS Grt -- safety, Sullivan tackle in end zone. GC -- Daly, 54-yard fumble recovery (Dunk kick). Grt...
For Danish Homeowners, Refinancing Is Bliss
The first two articles in this series indicated that there was no quick way to replace Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac without seriously disrupting the market. An expansion of portfolio lending by depository lenders cannot fill the void, and revival of...
Ford Motor Co., the Second-Largest U.S. Automaker, and Toyota Motor Corp., Asia'
Byline: Keith Naughton Bloomberg News Ford Motor Co., the second-largest U.S. automaker, and Toyota Motor Corp., Asia's biggest car company, are each saying they produce the best-selling car in the world in the first half. Their definitions are...
Fun at the Fling: Craig Morgan, Pat Benatar and Blue Oyster Cult Are Just a Few
Fun at the Fling: Craig Morgan, Pat Benatar and Blue Oyster Cult are just a few of the headliners for Naperville's Last Fling. But there's more to the annual free fest than just music. Check out the Family Fun Land (meet Debby Ryan from Disney Channel's...
Geneva Makes Strides in Loss to Falcons and Their 2 QBs
Byline: Joshua Welge jwelge@dailyherald.com If Johnny Peltz is going to share Wheaton North's quarterback position, Clayton Thorson would seem the perfect complement. Their connection runs deep. "We've been best friends, born in the same hospital,...
Geneva Wants Lawsuit in 2011 Drowning Dismissed Geneva Wants Lawsuit in 2011 Drowning Dismissed
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Legal Affairs Writer hhitzeman@dailyherald.com By Harry Hitzeman Legal Affairs Writer hhitzeman@dailyherald.com A judge will decide next week whether to dismiss a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by relatives of Randy Suchy, a...
Glenbard N., Maine S. Net Victories
Byline: Mike McGraw mmcgraw@dailyherald.com Considering there were two fast, swarming defenses on the field, Friday's Carmel-Glenbard North clash didn't figure to include so many fireworks. On the second play of the game, Carmel wingback Tim...
Green Wave No Match for Champs
Byline: Chris Cuitino Daily Herald Correspondent After coaching in the Suburban Christian Conference for several years, St. Edward head coach Mike Rolando knows a thing or two about facing powerful state champions and what makes those teams champions....
Hampshire Defeats DeKalb on Final Play
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent DeKALB -- With 40 seconds left and Hampshire tied with DeKalb 27-27, Hampshire coach Dan Cavanaugh was thinking about his plays for overtime. But the Whip-Purs had other ideas. Kyle Anderson found...
Help Sought to Reach a Deal
Byline: Susan Sarkauskas ssarkauskas@dailyherald.com By Susan Sarkauskas ssarkauskas@dailyherald.com A federal mediator has been asked to help resolve contract talks between the [URL]Geneva public school district;http://www.geneva304.org[/URL] and...
Her True Calling
Byline: Rick West rwest@dailyherald.com Like many kids, Erin Brumfield Grima knew early on what she wanted to do when she grew up. "When I was in elementary school I had a really good friend who told me at a sleepover that she had been sexually...
Hip-Hop Mogul Chris Lighty, 44, Dies
Byline: Associated Press NEW YORK -- Chris Lighty, a hip-hop mogul who helped the likes of Sean "Diddy" Combs, 50 Cent and Mariah Carey attain not only hit records, but also lucrative careers outside music, was found dead in his New York City apartment...
Historical Society Installs Plaques in Downtown Palatine
Byline: Kimberly Pohl kpohl@dailyherald.com Some history buffs want you to flash back to what life used to be like in downtown Palatine. More than 130 years ago at the southeast corner of Brockway and Slade streets, for instance, you'd find the...
HobbyLobbyswitchesvillages
Byline: Kim Mikus Daily Herald Business Writer kmikus@dailyherald.com By Kim Mikus Daily Herald Business Writer kmikus@dailyherald.com [URL]Hobby Lobby;[/URL] in Mundelein is planning a crafty move down the street to Vernon Hills, filling the vacant...
Homes Cracking Due to Drought-Parched Soil
Byline: Associated Press ST. LOUIS -- Carol DeVaughan assumed her suburban St. Louis home was simply settling when cracks appeared in the walls. When she noticed huge gaps between her fireplace and ceiling, and that her family room was starting...
Hundreds of Deer Found Dead in Cook, Kane Counties
Byline: Marie Denecke mdenecke@dailyherald.com A disease that was unknown to local experts until only a few weeks ago is killing hundreds of deer in the Chicago area -- and until the first frost comes, those numbers could still go up. Humans...
Illinois Braces for Heavy Rain as Isaac Plods North
Byline: Associated Press CHAMPAIGN -- Chris Wise spent weeks watching the corn in his fields wither in heat and drought. Friday, he hurried to save it from what could be weekend-long downpour across much of Illinois. Forecasters say that what's...
International Fest: The City of Elgin Will Hold iFest from Noon to 11 P.M. Today
International Fest: The city of Elgin will hold iFest from noon to 11 p.m. today at Festival Park, 130 S. Grove Ave. The festivities will begin at 11 a.m. with an international parade stepping off at Chicago and Grove avenues, turning south on Spring...
It's a Keeper for Fish, Grayslake N
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald report Visiting Grayslake North and senior quarterback AJ Fish were almost unstoppable Friday night in their nonconference football game at Round Lake. The Knights scored on their first six possessions, all...
Kaneland Able to Hold off Huntley
Byline: Matt Stacionis Daily Herald Correspondent Huntley knew it needed to make some defensive adjustments going into the second half against Kaneland Friday night. The Red Raiders did, starting with an increased pass rush and after trailing...
Kids, Teens and Family Send Items to Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.com -BYLN-
Specifically for children or teens as well as those for families, including classes, park and library programs, music, dances, family fitness events, battles of the bands. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Trees and Seeds; an intergenerational...
Knights Display Arsenal
Byline: Marty Maciaszek mmaciaszek@dailyherald.com By Marty Maciaszek mmaciaszek@dailyherald.com Prospect knew it could not be solely the Devin O'Hara show offensively. Which the Knights did show even though the senior quarterback accounted for...
Knights Hold off Huntley
Byline: Matt Stacionis Daily Herald Correspondent Huntley knew it needed to make some defensive adjustments going into the second half against Kaneland Friday night. The Red Raiders did, starting with an increased pass rush and after trailing...
Lake County in 60 Seconds
MHS college planning night: Harrison Andes, the assistant director of admissions at Northwestern University, will be the featured speaker at the Mundelein High School Senior College Planning Night on Thursday, Sept. 6. The event begins at 7 p.m....
Lakes Pops for Convincing Win
Byline: Matt Misiek Daily Herald Correspondent The Lakes football program paid tribute to all of the football dads at Polley Field on Friday night. Those dads roamed the Lakes sideline in Eagle uniforms and were given a close-up view of the action....
Larson, Gators Topple CL Central
Byline: Steve Nichols snichols@dailyherald.com Lake Larson dreamed of this day since he was a little kid. In some ways, some still might look at him as that little kid, The Crystal Lake South defensive back, who features a 5-foot-7, 175-pound...
Listing of the Week Listing of the Week
Byline: Jean Murphy Daily Herald Correspondent By Jean Murphy Daily Herald Correspondent Inverness has always been known for stately, well-built homes with lots of panache. This white brick Georgian with its wood shake roof and large classical portico...
Lutheran Home on Board agendaTuesday
Byline: Melissa Silverberg msilverberg@dailyherald.com By Melissa Silverberg msilverberg@dailyherald.com The Arlington Heights village board will take up a controversial Lutheran Home remodeling proposal at its Tuesday night meeting, and officials...
Maple Park Fun Festival
The annual Maple Park Fun Festival will run from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1; 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2; and 7 a.m. to noon Monday, Sept. 3 on Main Street in downtown Maple Park. Visit mapleparkfunfest.com for festival maps. SATURDAY,...
Meadows Keeps Rolling Ahead
Byline: Ryan O'Gara Daily Herald Correspondent Jack Milas lost his two favorite targets from last season, but it's safe to say the Rolling Meadows senior quarterback has found some new weapons. Milas hooked up with Andre Campbell for 3 scores...
Michigan 'Hillbilly' Claims His $337 Million
Byline: Associated Press LANSING, Mich. -- Donald Lawson decided to have a little bit of fun with his mother two weeks ago. "I called her and said, `I got a surprise for you. I won $200,000 in the Powerball.' She goes: `Oh my god. Yay!' I said,...
Mooney, Jacobs Power Past Johnsburg
Byline: Dave Hess Daily Herald Correspondent Johnsburg never had a chance. With Jacobs junior quarterback Bret Mooney throwing for 262 yards and 3 touchdowns, the Golden Eagles thumped the undermanned Skyhawks 41-7 in a Fox Valley Conference...
Movie Guide
KEY: Four stars: superior. Three stars: good. Two stars: average. One star: poor. D (drug use), L (language), N (nudity), S (sexual situations, references), V (violence). Ratings by Dann Gire, Daily Herald Film Critic, unless otherwise noted. Picks...
Nonprofit Aims to 'Cultivate Community' with New Shop
Byline: Marie Wilson mwilson@dailyherald.com A used book shop that will double as a cultural programming space is gathering the inventory, volunteers and furnishings it needs to open by Oct. 15 in downtown Aurora. bookstore plans to sell donated...
North Central College Celebrates Its Faculty's Work
Byline: Ted Slowik North Central College submission By Ted Slowik North Central College Community members are invited to hear faculty members discuss books they've written, present findings of their scholarly research and talk about partnerships...
Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Scam threatens deportation: Prospect Heights police report a scam with a different twist: The caller threatens to have the victim deported. According to police reports, a male resident purchased an English tutorial through a TV advertisement. Even...
No Slowing Down Palatine
Byline: Howard Schlossberg Daily Herald Correspondent Good luck trying to slow down Palatine. The Pirates revved up and never let up Friday night, rebounding from their demoralizing overtime loss to Montini by lashing host Buffalo Grove in a...
Notice
Notice To report scores: Coaches, please report all scores to the Daily Herald Cook County office by e-mailing prepsports@dailyherald.com, calling (847) 427-4430, or faxing results to (847) 427-1173. When faxing results, please make sure that...
Notice
Notice To report scores: Coaches, please report all scores to the Daily Herald DuPage County office by e-mailing prepsports@dailyherald.com, calling (630) 955-3557, or faxing results to (630) 955-3540. When faxing results, please make sure...
Notice
Notice To report scores: Coaches, please report all scores to the Daily Herald Fox Valley office by e-mailing prepsports@dailyherald.com, calling (847) 608-2715, or faxing results to (847) 608-0987. When faxing results, please make sure that...
Not Much of a Roar
The White Sox are going to return to U.S. Cellular Field on Monday night and still be in first place in the AL Central. If the Sox don't tighten things up quickly, they'll come home tied with the Tigers for the division lead. In perhaps their...
Number of Governments in U.S. Shrinks
Byline: Bloomberg News As a debate rages in Washington over the growth of federal power, the nation's local governments have halted their upward spiral for the first time in four decades. The number of governmental units, ranging from county seats...
Ohio Woman First Death Linked to New Swine Flu
Byline: Associated Press CINCINNATI -- The death of a 61-year-old Ohio woman is the first in the nation associated with a new swine flu strain, the state Department of Health said Friday. The woman, whose identity was not released, was from central...
Panthers Defense Keys Triumph
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Considering there were two fast, swarming defenses on the field, Friday's Carmel-Glenbard North clash didn't figure to include so many fireworks. On the second play of the game, Carmel wingback Tim Serio swept right...
Planners Circle around Interchange Fix
Byline: Marni Pyke mpyke@dailyherald.com The solution to chronic gridlock on the Circle Interchange is up in the air, both literally and figuratively. For one, Illinois Department of Transportation planners are proposing several alternatives...
Police Briefs
Elgin * Tyrese W. George, 25, of the 300 block of Kathleen Drive in Elgin, was arrested and later charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after police searched his room with his consent shortly before midnight Aug. 20 and found a metal smoking...
Police Reports
Geneva * Jordan P. Matzen-Campise, 18, of the 600 block of Easton Avenue, was charged with two counts of misdemeanor domestic battery at 9:45 p.m. Thursday in the 1500 block of Eagle Brook Drive, police said. She was ticketed for illegal consumption...
Prairie Ridge Basks in Big Win over Mundelein
Byline: Bill McLean Daily Herald Correspondent Student fans from Prairie Ridge knocked around a pair of beach balls in a set of bleachers throughout Friday night's football game at Mundelein. One got away at halftime. It bounced a few times...
Prairie Ridge Basks in One-Sided Win over Mundelein
Byline: Bill McLean Daily Herald Correspondent Student fans from Prairie Ridge knocked around a pair of beach balls in a set of bleachers throughout Friday night's football game at Mundelein. One got away at halftime. It bounced a few times...
QBs Have Falcons Rolling
Byline: Joshua Welge jwelge@dailyherald.com By Joshua Welge jwelge@dailyherald.com If Johnny Peltz is going to share Wheaton North's quarterback position, Clayton Thorson would seem the perfect complement. Their connection runs deep. "We've...
Raiders Make Opening Night One to Remember
Byline: Orrin Schwarz oschwarz@dailyherald.com Just when it seemed Bloom Twp. had put Glenbard South in a hole for good, the Raiders climbed out and stole a victory away. A Zach Smith touchdown with 58.8 seconds to play ended a 9-play, 97-yard...
Remodelers Construct a Better Design Process
Byline: Jean Murphy Daily Herald Correspondent By Jean Murphy Daily Herald Correspondent By Jean Murphy Daily Herald Correspondent Times have changed in the 25 years since Joe Pavone started Bradford and Kent, a custom home remodeling business which...
Repair a Hardwood Floor by Adding Support
Q. My 91-year-young mother is still in the house she's lived in her entire married life. Though termite prevention has been used, I am noticing soft spots in some sections of the floor that normally are covered by furniture. Is there a way to perhaps...
Robinson's Big Game Helps Spartans Top Vernon Hills
Byline: Paul Loth Daily Herald Correspondent St. Francis quarterback Michael Robinson outdueled Vernon Hills quarterback Brett Peterson in the Spartans' home opener Friday night, winning on a Chris Smith 5-yard touchdown run with 1:06 remaining...
Rockets QB Ritchie Hurt in Loss
Byline: Brian Schaumburg Daily Herald Correspondent Things started poorly Friday night for the Burlington Central football team. And it only got worse. The Rockets lost senior starting quarterback Ryan Ritchie on the second play from scrimmage...
Rockets QB Ritchie Hurt in Stillman Loss
Byline: Brian Schaumburg Daily Herald Correspondent Things started poorly Friday night for the Burlington Central football team. And it only got worse. The Rockets lost senior starting quarterback Ryan Ritchie on the second play from scrimmage...
Saints Stand Tall Late
Byline: Craig Brueske Daily Herald Correspondent After giving up 49 points to Cary-Grove last weekend, St. Charles East's defense was burned a few times for big plays against West Aurora Friday night. But with the game on the line, the Saints'...
Schaumburg Takes a Big Second Step
Byline: John Leusch jleusch@dailyherald.com Improvement from Week 1 to Week 2 of the season is always a major step forward for a high school football team. Give Schaumburg a check mark for succeeding in that department on Friday night at its...