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 7, 2002

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90-Pound Gold Bears Take Down Hanover Park 27-0
Bloomingdale Bears Bears 27, Hanover Park 0: The 90-pound Gold Bloomingdale Bears defeated Hanover Park 27-0 Oct. 12 for their seventh win of the season. The Bears defense shut down the Hanover Park offense all game, including their opening...
A Magical Journey 'Tempest' Special Effects Bring Fairy World to Life
Byline: Kat Zeman Daily Herald Staff Writer Magic and forgiveness are two elements that Kathy Weber wants people to experience this week. Weber, a drama teacher at Lake Park High School in Roselle, is directing this year's fall play - William...
ASC U-12 Eagles Silence Sirens with 3-1 Victory
Eagles 3, Rockford 1: America's Soccer Club U-12 girls took on the Rockford Sirens and won 3-1. The Eagles took charge of the game by scoring three goals in the first half. Amanda Stefanski took a cross from Paige Pignaz to get the Eagles first...
Baker's Days with Giants Over
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer The path to Dusty Baker is now clear. All the Cubs have to do is walk down it. The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday said goodbye to their manager of 10 years and the man who took his team to the...
Barrington Village Vote Heats Up before Winter
Byline: Eric Peterson Daily Herald Staff Writer With state and federal elections now history, next spring's highly anticipated village contests in Barrington are already taking shape. The outcome of the next race could determine control of...
Bears Circling the Wagons
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer Depending on what you read or to whom you listen, it appears the Bears are in a state of chaos. Defensive players grousing on the sideline about the offensive playcalling. Offensive players questioning...
Benevolent Builders Dundee-Crown Students Begin Construction of Habitat for Humanity House
Byline: Jennifer Patterson Daily Herald Staff Writer It will be the house that students built - with a little help from their friends. Dundee-Crown High School teacher Larry Schuerr's building trades class is beginning work on a Habitat for...
Best & Brightest
- Loan Rameez of Des Plaines graduated Aug. 2 with a Bachelor of Science in general business administration from University of Wisconsin-Stout. - Christina Baske, Amy Bloom, Caron Bricks, Alicia Brzezinski, Corin Ikoma, Kate Nelson and Jackie...
Brown's Defense Wants Own DNA Tests
Byline: Shamus Toomey Daily Herald Staff Writer Defense attorneys in the Brown's Chicken & Pasta murders want their own DNA tests done on the prosecution's key evidence - several pieces of half-eaten chicken that authorities say hold telltale...
Cary Fire Protection District Strikes out with Latest Referendum
Byline: Max Seigle Daily Herald Staff Writer It's unclear whether three defeated tax rate increases over the past year will bring forth another try from the Cary Fire Protection District. "I think the public has pretty much spoken, but I am...
Chicago Braces for Global Trade Protests
Byline: Shamus Toomey Daily Herald Staff Writer It's Chicago's turn to host a major world trade conference, and both the city and the protesters poised to rally today are bracing for the fallout. The Sheraton Hotel along the Chicago River downtown...
COD Can Start Expansion, but Must Ask for Funding
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer The College of DuPage can get started on its building program, but officials likely will have to go back to voters in the future with another request for operating funds. Voters on Tuesday approved...
Cook Memorial Library Collects Books for Food Pantries
Byline: Russell Lissau Daily Herald Staff Writer Just in time for the winter holidays, the Cook Memorial Library is collecting books for underprivileged children and adults. The book drive is an annual event at the Libertyville-based library....
County Starts Planning for New Nursing Home McHenry Officials Have to Rework Budget Now That 129-Bed Facility Has Support
Byline: Amy E. Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer Though McHenry County officials were elated that voters agreed this week to increase their taxes to build a new Valley Hi Nursing Home, the celebration didn't last long Wednesday. County officials...
County to Focus on Services for Seniors
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer DuPage County leaders will gather Friday to begin a discussion on how to serve the area's growing senior citizen population. The free program, "Aging DuPage: Creating an Elder-friendly County,"...
Cubs Reveal New Giveaways for Fans at Wrigley Field
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer Although there is nothing to indicate they'll soon veer from being lousy on the diamond, the Cubs are maintaining their reputation as leaders in fan giveaways. Cubs veteran marketing boss John...
Decorated Christmas Trees, Auction to Raise Funds for Ecker
Byline: Dave Mann Daily Herald Staff Writer For the second year, Christmas trees will line the lobby of the Elgin Police Department, all in the name of helping the mentally ill. Later this month, the Elgin-based Ecker Center, which treats mentally...
Democrats to Focus on Budget, Minimum Wage
Byline: John Patterson Daily Herald State Government Editor Democrats woke up Wednesday flush with newfound power, only to find the state's wallet empty. The state's budget potentially has a $2.5 billion hole in it. How Gov.-elect Rod Blagojevich...
Des Plaines Chamber Recognizes Businesses
Byline: Corrie Cutrer Daily Herald Staff Writer Officials in Des Plaines are taking note of several local businesses that are going the extra mile to earn customers' favor. Seven Des Plaines businesses were recently honored by the Des Plaines...
Dist. 158 Itching to Build Schools
Byline: Patrick Garmoe Daily Herald Staff Writer The Huntley Unit District 158 Building Committee gave marching orders Wednesday night to construction companies to move forward with plans for four new schools and a new administration and transportation...
District 48 Planning to Seek Rate Increase Again in Spring
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer Residents in Salt Creek Elementary District 48 can expect to see more pleas to raise taxes in the coming months. With the request for a tax rate increase on the ballot failing Tuesday by 127...
District 7 ISAT Scores Reflect New Curriculum
Byline: Justin Kmitch Daily Herald Staff Writer Wood Dale Elementary District 7's emphasis in writing and social sciences has paid off in higher scores on a standardized state test. Students met or exceeded state standards at nearly every level,...
Drivers Urged to Be on Lookout for Deer
Byline: Stacy St. Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer It's that time of year again when our antlered friends care more about sex than safety and become a threat to motorists and themselves. As the breeding season - or rut, as it's technically called...
DuPage Fire Districts Won't Deny Sympathy Vote
Byline: Justin Kmitch Daily Herald Staff Writer DuPage firefighters don't want to credit the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the deaths of their peers with helping them pass tax increases. But they also don't want to ignore the likely connection....
ECC Program Grows Up Fast
Byline: Mike Miazga Daily Herald Correspondent My, what a difference a year makes. Elgin Community College's women's cross country team is just two years old. Yet, the progress that has been made from year one to present day would render...
Editorials
Blagojevich's next challenge: to govern Rod Blagojevich did a masterful job of campaigning. Certainly, George Ryan, the poster child for political corruption and broken campaign pledges, set the stage for Democrats to capture the governor's office...
Elgin Reopens Door for Converting Liquor Store into West Side Fire Station
Byline: Kara Spak Daily Herald Staff Writer Elgin City Council member Ruth Munson re-ignited the flame under the issue of a near west side fire station Wednesday night, suggesting the city should consider reserving funds in the 2003 budget for...
Fire Begins Roster Changes, Waives Five Players
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer General manager Peter Wilt promised changes to the Fire's roster, and the changes have begun. For Wednesday's MLS waiver draft, Wilt and new Fire coach Dave Sarachan made available five players...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Parents can attend kids' classes: In celebration of American Education Week, Geneva High School welcomes parents back to school. Parents may choose to attend up to four classes, during periods 1 through 4 on Nov. 21. All parents are then invited...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
McHenry judge OKs jury visit: Jurors deciding the case of a former Fox Lake police officer charged with murdering his girlfriend will be allowed to view the home where prosecutors say the slaying took place, a McHenry County judge decided Wednesday....
Garrett Expected to Face Open Senate
Byline: Steve Zalusky Daily Herald Staff Writer During her campaign for the 29th state Senate District seat, Democrat Susan Garrett ran against two opponents. Although her nominal adversary was Republican Kathy Parker, her shadow target was...
Geneva, Rosary Set to Go Teams to Play Sectional Finals Tonight
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick Daily Herald Sports Writer History will be made tonight by a volleyball program at the Class AA West Chicago sectional. The question is which team will add a new page to its school record book. Geneva squares off with...
Grant Twp. Board Makes Interim Leader Permanent Longtime Clerk Starostovic Will Assume Post until 2005 Debate
Byline: Lee Filas Daily Herald Staff Writer Grant Township Clerk Kay Starostovic was unanimously named township supervisor Wednesday night, removing the interim tag she picked up last week. Starostovic was named interim supervisor after former...
Gurnee Starts Competitions to Polish Its Image
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer Gurnee is looking to become a little more beautiful, with help from its residents and businesses. Three newly created beautification contests have received the Gurnee village board's blessing to...
Hampshire High Student Killed in Crash on Route 20
Byline: Dave Mann Daily Herald Staff Writer A 17-year-old Hampshire High School student was killed Wednesday when her car was struck by a semitrailer truck near Elgin. Bethany Gowler, who lived in an unincorporated area west of Elgin and south...
He says/She Says
Byline: Joel Reese & Barbara Vitello Chat room: What do men and women really like to talk about? SHE SAYS: The question isn't what do men talk about. It's do men talk at all? Share and share alike: Anyone who's ever watched "Oprah"...
Hispanics Are Seeking More Than Spanish Words from Blagojevich
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer Rod Blagojevich spoke in Spanish during his acceptance speech, but some say he missed an opportunity to directly address Hispanics in his first comments as governor-elect. In the speech, Blagojevich...
How a Vote to Reduce Aldermen Signals Change Prospect Heights Residents Could See Transformation of City with Fewer Officials Running the Show
Byline: Cass Cliatt Daily Herald Staff Writer The wide open spaces, homes on half-acre lots with private wells and rural charm that have characterized Prospect Heights may well endure for years to come. Or city water could become the standard,...
How Judges Who Received 'Anti-Endorsements' Retained Seats
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer The air must have seemed clearer, the coffee a little tastier and life a little sweeter Wednesday for Judge James T. Ryan and seven fellow jurists who ran and survived a gauntlet of calls for their professional...
It's Still Unclear Why Some Residents Turned Away in DuPage
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer Potentially thousands of would-be voters were turned away from the polls in DuPage County Tuesday because the county had no record they had registered. DuPage's top election official said Wednesday...
Jets Take off with 13-0 Victory over Saints
Midget Jets 13, Saints 0: The Jets started off the season flying high against the Saints with a 13-0 victory on Sept. 7. After a defensive struggle in the first half, the Jets offense, led by Joe Chocola, put together two impressive second-half...
Jones Wants New Priorities, Takes Aim at Big Government
Byline: Shruti Date Singh Daily Herald Staff Writer With a sound victory under his belt, state Sen. Wendell Jones of Palatine has started etching out plans for the next four years while keeping a watchful eye on the new leadership in Springfield....
Korolev Clears Waiver Period Probert Still a Hawk but May Be Next
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer The Blackhawks' latest attempt to change their roster goes beyond trying to convince 37-year-old Bob Probert to retire. The Hawks on Monday quietly put veteran center Igor Korolev on waivers. He...
Lake County Election Results on Web Hit Snag
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer There were no "hanging chads," but Lake County was not immune from apparent election problems. Missing precinct numbers on the Lake County clerk's Web site, late results for a Newport Township...
Lake County in 60 Seconds
Crash injures one, snarls traffic: A Fox River Grove man escaped a one-vehicle rollover with minor injuries Wednesday morning along Route 14 just east of Cuba Road, authorities said. The 21-year-old had to be pulled through the window of the...
Lake Zurich Takes Next Step toward Revitalization
Byline: Madhu Krishnamurthy Daily Herald Staff Writer Now that they've got the money for downtown redevelopment, Lake Zurich village leaders are revisiting developer proposals to find a master planner for the project. Voters gave their blessings...
Leave It to Gen X Ward and June Cleaver They're Not, but Gen Xers Are Proving They're No Slackers When It Comes to Parenting
Byline: Kay Long Daily Herald Staff Writer As teens and twenty-somethings, they were labeled slackers. They zoned out on MTV and computer games. They tuned in to grunge bands and dove into mosh pits. They tore clothes, pierced body parts and...
Lincoln Principal Reveals Plan to Retire after 15 Years Jensen Wants to Remain Active in Education
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer For the last 15 years, Jim Jensen has gone to work every day inside the St. Charles school district's oldest elementary school on a piece of land where students have been learning since 1856. ...
Lisle Set to Dive into Pool Repairs, Thanks to Voters
Byline: Marni Pyke Daily Herald Staff Writer In a week when many referendum requests died painful deaths, Lisle Park District emerged with commanding support to pursue renovations to Sea Lion pool. Now the district is ready to sell $7.8 million...
Miller's Arm Still Sore, but He Plans to Play Sunday
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer As per the schedule, quarterback Jim Miller rested his sore right arm on Wednesday, but he is slated to test it today. "The arm is sore," coach Dick Jauron said. "It's going to be sore. Hopefully...
Miss Illinois Hurt in Car Crash Naperville Native Michelle LaGroue in Serious Condition after Downstate Collision
Byline: Rhonda Sciarra Daily Herald Staff Writer Miss Illinois Michelle LaGroue was seriously hurt in a downstate crash Wednesday while traveling from a luncheon to a school appearance. The 22-year-old from Naperville is expected to recover,...
Naperville Central Welcomes Sculpture, Endowment
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer From the age of 10, Billy Scherer loved sports. Old friends say he practiced basketball constantly, played football and baseball whenever he could, and devoured the sports pages. "He strived...
Naperville Council Agrees to Build Boulevard on Van Buren
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer After a lengthy discussion about reducing costs, Naperville councilmen decided Tuesday to move forward with plans for a new boulevard downtown. The plan calls for a boulevard with wider sidewalks,...
New Board Member Offers More Than Heritage
Byline: Stacy St. Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer Yolanda Campuzano made history Tuesday night, then quickly stepped away from it. She became the first Hispanic elected to a DuPage County office, but on Wednesday the Bensenville woman was decidedly...
New Rules Pose Biggest Challenge for Defense
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer On Tuesday morning following the morning skate at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Blackhawks coach Brian Sutter went to bat for his defense against the criticism that it was too slow. A few hours later,...
Next on List: Renovations to the Public Works Center
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer Two years after downtown Arlington Heights got its facelift, the village's 42-year-old public works center is next in line for a multimillion-dollar renovation. Village trustees Monday night unanimously...
Night Football Backers Ready for Lisle Board
Byline: Marni Pyke Daily Herald Staff Writer It looks like Lisle Unit District 202 will seek a rematch with the village board on the issue of night football games. Unofficial final results from Tuesday's advisory referendum showed 4,201 residents...
Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Village signs pact with library: Mount Prospect trustees approved a $1-a-year lease agreement Wednesday night with the Mount Prospect Public Library that will allow the village to build a part of its planned parking deck on library-owned land....
Noverini Would like to Have Wife Replace Him as Trustee
Byline: Tom O'Konowitz Daily Herald Staff Writer Having just won a seat on the Kane County Board, the often outspoken John Noverini said he'll resign his post as a Carpentersville trustee next month. After he resigns, Noverini said on Wednesday,...
'No' Votes Keep Coming in Fox Lake, Fremont Twp
Byline: C. L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer Some say the third time is the charm when it comes to asking voters to pay more taxes. Not in Fremont Township, where the voting public has a reputation for giving thumbs down to any tax increase...
Oakbrook Terrace Wins Voters' Trust, Home-Rule Power
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer Oakbrook Terrace did more than earn home-rule status this week. The tiny city appears to have turned a corner on its troubled past. Before Tuesday, city leaders said the push to get home-rule...
Parents' Northwest Suburban High School Pool Push Getting Personal
Byline: Erin Holmes Daily Herald Staff Writer Seven years ago, the Gill family moved to Arlington Heights to ensure their only child would have the best schools possible. They're willing to move again. They'll take a smaller house if need...
Patriots Get 1 More Shot Top-Seeded Mundelein Prepares for Stevenson's Playoff Pursuit
Byline: Jeff Newton Daily Herald Correspondent Ever since their first loss to Mundelein a month ago, Stevenson seniors Heidi Krug and Allison Lewis have been wanting another shot at the Mustangs. Another shot two weeks later only increased...
Police Reports
Geneva - Someone damaged the radio antenna of a red 1997 Honda Civic between 9:15 p.m. Monday and 10:20 a.m. Tuesday on the 400 block of East Side Drive. The damage was estimated at $75. - Someone stole six compact discs from a black 1994 Chevrolet...
Police Reports
Woman reports jacket and jewelry stolen A 40-year-old Elgin woman reported her jacket and its contents stolen. She told police that she left her Elgin High School jacket in the bleachers at the football field at Elgin High School at 2:30 p.m....
Preschool Expo Gives Gives Parents a Few Options
Byline: Beth Sneller Daily Herald Staff Writer Finding a preschool isn't as big a decision as, say, choosing between Harvard and Yale. But to many parents, the right preschool means the difference between a happy, well-adjusted child and an...
Program Lets Addison Teens Take Walk in Police Shoes
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer If you're an Addison teen and wondering about being a police officer, a program is in the works for you. The Addison police will hold a six-week Teen Citizen Police Academy starting in January....
Proposed Aldi Grocery Doesn't Check out with Hoffman Estates Planners
Byline: Kimbriell Granderson Daily Herald Staff Writer Aldi has opened more than 76 stores in the last year and has 654 stores in 21 states since opening 40 years ago. The discount food chain also plans wants to double in size. On Wednesday...
Re-Elected Sheriff Wants Critic off Panel
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer After a decided win for a fourth term, Kane County Sheriff Ken Ramsey wants one of his most vocal critics removed from a committee that oversees the jail. Ramsey Wednesday said he plans to send...
Rising Back Up United Methodist Church Nearly Complete
Byline: Eric Peterson Daily Herald Staff Writer Members of Barrington United Methodist Church recently celebrated their first worship service in a building of their own in four years. The service was held in the roughly completed Fellowship...
Roselle Park Officials to Talk about Selling Land
Byline: Kat Zeman Daily Herald Staff Writer Licking their wounds from a failed attempt at a tax increase, Roselle Park District officials say it's time to open the first aid kit and start bandaging. After voters on Tuesday denied their referendum...
Rural Fire District to Cut Back after Defeat
Byline: Chad Brooks Daily Herald Staff Writer After a long, strenuous referendum campaign that ended in defeat, Palatine Rural Fire Protection District Chief Hank Clemmensen said Wednesday he will now work on cutting his budget and figuring out...
Ryg's Slim Win May Be Tested by Republicans
Byline: Mick Zawislak Daily Herald Staff Writer The political operatives from the Democratic Party of Illinois had been awake for 36 hours and some hadn't yet changed clothes. That didn't matter when they answered the phone Wednesday morning in...
Schaumburg Edges Rival Conant in OT
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent A great rivalry picked up where it left off in the Chicago Metro Hockey League's Northwest Division. Conant battled Schaumburg tough for the second time in the early stages of the 2002-2003 season,...
School Leaders See Hope in Defeat
Byline: Jake Griffin Daily Herald Staff Writer Cautious optimism was how many officials at West Chicago Elementary School District 33 described their feelings about the tax increase plan before Tuesday's election. And, perhaps surprisingly,...
Sex Offender Says He'll Stay out of Gurnee If Douglas Day Goes near O'Plaine Park, He Risks Going to Prison Again
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer Douglas Day is leaving Gurnee once and for all. At least he had better, under the plea agreement he reached Wednesday with Lake County prosecutors. Day, 45, arrested twice by village police...
Split Vote on Police Pensions Making Fox River Grove Tighten Belt More
Byline: Max Seigle Daily Herald Staff Writer Fox River Grove officials received a mixed message from voters on election night that does not bode well for the village's already lean budget and resident services. "It's a worst-case scenario that...
St. Charles Schools Face Tough Road after 4th 'No'
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer Is it the mold? Are voters upset with district leadership? Or did a tough economy just close the wallets of St. Charles school district residents? Whatever the reason, district leaders got the...
Streamers No Longer Part of Celebration after Victories at UC
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer A Bulls' victory celebration at the United Center is not as festive as it used to be. This season, the team has taken away the cannons that shoots streamers onto the court following Bulls' wins for...
Streamwood Man to Stand Trial in Michigan in Sex Abuse Case
Byline: James Fuller Daily Herald Staff Writer A Streamwood man will stand trial in Michigan on charges of criminal sexual conduct, a judge ruled Monday. William Dale Hudzik, 43, of 8 Spring Valley Lane, listened during a preliminary hearing...
Students Conduct Immigration Simulation
Byline: Patrick Garmoe & Jennifer Patterson A group of administrators, Community Student Outreach volunteers and eighth grade students will simulate Ellis Island for Huntley Middle School students Friday morning. They will be portraying...
Survivors Face Sectional Tests
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer Barrington, Hersey and Conant are the three Mid-Suburban League survivors in the Class AA state volleyball tournament. And Stevenson is still alive as the four teams play for sectional championships...
Taking a Step Back Bulls Appear Lost at Times as Celtics Turn It into a Rout
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer The Bulls were back at the United Center on Wednesday for a return match with the Boston Celtics, the same team they beat on the road opening night. Prior to the contest, most of the questions...
Tax Hike Hopes Hurt by Economy
Byline: Jim Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer With only a couple notable exceptions, DuPage County voters revolted against coughing up more tax money for schools, parks and even fighting mosquitoes. On Wednesday, local officials blamed the shaky...
Tax Proposal's Defeat Leaves U-46 between Rock, Hard Place
Byline: Naomi Dillon Daily Herald Staff Writer Elgin Area School District U-46 board members tried their hand at being soothsayers earlier this week - estimating how much the district will receive in property taxes a year from now. Ironically,...
The Briefs
'Glass Menagerie' opens on ECC stage Friday Elgin Community College Theatre will present Tennessee Williams' classic American play "The Glass Menagerie" in SecondSpace Theatre in the ECC Visual and Performing Arts Center, 1700 Spartan Drive,...
The Briefs
Moms and muffins mix at Jane Addams School The Jane Addams PTA will host a "Moms and Muffins" breakfast in the school cafeteria from 7:15 to 7:55 a.m. Tuesday. The school is at 1020 Sayles Drive in Palatine. Coffee, juice, muffins and other breakfast...
The Briefs
Schaumburg Township blood drive is Friday The Schaumburg Township and Life Source Blood Services will hold a community blood drive from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday in the township office activity center, One Illinois Boulevard in Hoffman Estates. Call...
The Briefs
Holy Family offers tips on healthy eating "Healthy Holiday Eating" is the title of a free upcoming community education program sponsored by Holy Family Medical Center. The program will be from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the Prairie Lakes Community...
The Briefs
Roslyn Road School dedication is Tuesday With new construction at Roslyn Road School now complete, an open house dedication ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the school's multi-purpose room. All current, past and future Roslyn ...
The Briefs
Thanksgiving day run planned in Addison Addison's annual Turkey Trot will be held at 10 a.m. Nov. 28 at Community Park, 120 E. Oak St. Cost is $4 per person or $7 per family. For information, call (630) 889-2150. Addison yard waste pickup ends...
The Briefs
Four seats are open on District 16 board Queen Bee School District 16 in Glendale Heights will fill four seats for its board of education April 1. Prospective candidates must file their nominating papers with the board secretary from Jan. 13 to...
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Elgin Legion post to mark Veterans Day In honor of Veterans Day, the American Legion Post No. 57 will host an open house from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the post home, 820 N. Liberty St., Elgin. Everyone is welcome to attend this day-long...
The Briefs
Gurnee trustee hopefuls can get ball rolling Gurnee residents with a fervor to get involved with local government now have their chance to fulfill a dream. Petition packets are available for residents who want to run for one of three Gurnee village...
The Briefs
Donation to help program for youths The Vernon Hills Police Department recently received a $1,200 donation from the Sam's Club Foundation to offset the costs of the Youth Opportunity Unlimited program. The program pairs a police officer with...
The Briefs
Wildlife biologist to talk about bats Stan Gehrt will give the program for the McHenry County Audubon Society on bats on Nov. 14 at the Crystal Lake Nature Center, 330 N. Main, Woodstock. Coffee will be served at 7 p.m. The program will start...
The Briefs
'Amadeus' opens today at Naperville Central Naperville Central drama students will present "Amadeus" at 7:30 p.m. today at the high school, 440 W. Aurora Ave. The show also will run at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $5. For details, ...
The Briefs
Geneva Legion sets Veterans Day events Geneva American Legion's Post color guard will come to attention at 11 a.m. Monday to honor and salute all veterans, living and deceased, from all American wars, at State and Third streets, Geneva. Post...
The Cream of the Crop Choir Festival Brings a Variety of Students Together to Perform
Byline: Marni Pyke Daily Herald Staff Writer Hundreds of teens from eight schools tried to harmonize with complete strangers early this week. Eight hours later they were singing as one. This year, Lisle High School hosted the Interstate Eight...
The New Agendas Empowered GOP Likely to Push Tax Cuts
Byline: Eric Krol and David Kazak Daily Herald Staff Writers Republicans used their freshly acquired political juice Wednesday to try to jump-start President Bush's stalled agenda, a day after reclaiming the U.S. Senate and defying history to...