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 June 7, 2002

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2002 All-Area Team
Laura d'Andrea Prospect Only a sophomore, Laura is a two-year varsity starter. Moving in as the starting shortstop this season, she batted .322 with 12 RBI. "Laura made countless fantastic plays and showed her arm is one of the strongest in the...
2002 All-Area Team
Jose Alba Hoffman Estates Alba's move from third base to shortstop to replace two-time all-area pick Bob Cosentino went smoothly for the junior. Hoffman Estates continued to get solid defense and Alba hit .326 with 6 doubles and 2 homers, tied...
2002 All-Area Team
Ryan Anetsberger Glenbard West The lone sophomore selected to this year's team, Anetsberger is already a two-year starting shortstop who helped lead the Hilltoppers to their first sectional title. The No. 3 hitter in the order, he's led the team...
2002 All-Area Team
Jeannette Arlis Driscoll A tough slugger, the junior first baseman could change the game with one swing of the bat. Arlis hit .398 with 9 doubles, 7 triples, 3 home runs, 29 RBI and 22 runs. Had a .529 on-base percentage and .783 slugging percentage....
2002 All-Area Team
Tomas Almanza Streamwood One of the area's hardest-hitting juniors, Almanza was named the Sabres' offensive player of the year after batting .327 with a .589 slugging percentage, 6 home runs, 29 RBI, 10 doubles and 35 hits - all team highs....
2002 All-Area Team
Colleen Berg Cary-Grove With one of the best releases of any catcher in the Fox Valley Conference, Berg led the young Trojans to a 14-18 season in the first year of Cary-Grove's post-Kelli Gallas era. "She did her job on the field," said Trojans...
2002 All-Area Team
Ana Antonetti Mundelein You can't believe everything you read. So when Mustangs coach Toni Campbell received letters prior to the season about the freshman's softball talents, she was a little skeptical. Campbell then watched Antonetti go about...
2002 All-Area Team
Craig Belcastro Stevenson Belcastro was a great quote. And not just with the media. The senior third baseman seemed to know exactly what to say to encourage and motivate his teammates. "Some of his biggest contributions went beyond what he did...
2002 Tri-Cities All-Area Baseball Team
JR Carbonell, St. Charles East A transfer from Texas, this sophomore designated hitter/first baseman led the Saints with a .529 batting average with men in scoring position. Carbonell was batting .342 going into the Class AA Elite Eight this...
2002 Tri-Cities All-Area Softball Team
Kiara Barrett, Kaneland In her final season as Kaneland's catcher, Barrett proved to be a complete player. She batted .282 with 2 doubles, 3 triples and 1 home run. A three-year starter, Barrett threw out 80 percent of opposing runners trying...
400 Spots Still Available for Naperville Triathlon
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer The Danskin Triathlon may have moved to Wisconsin, but Naperville still will have its three-sport race this summer. More than 2,000 women have signed up to compete in the River's Edge Women's...
A Feast of Festivals Take Your Pick of Fare during Two Weekends Filled with Food and Fun
Byline: Max Seigle Daily Herald Staff Writer The Fox Valley is serving up a diverse plate of summer festivals this season, and the next two weekends are no exception. On Sunday, the public is invited to the Scandinavian MidSummerFest in Vasa...
Agency's Illegal Gifts Won't End in Charges
Byline: Lee Filas Daily Herald Staff Writer Lake County prosecutors say they will not seek charges against Fox Waterway Agency officials for illegally donating taxpayer funds to political parties. Lake County Assistant State's Attorney George...
Ajax U-17 Team Takes First Place in Warrior Classic
Ajax 3, LMUSC 0: The under-17 Ajax team, which has players from Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Lombard, Hinsdale, Naperville, Villa Park and Glendale Heights, traveled to Dayton, Ohio, to participate in the Warrior Classic over the Memorial Day weekend....
Alive and Well 'La Vie Ennui' Proves Musicals Have Life beyond the Movies
Byline: Barbara Vitello Daily Herald Staff Writer "La Vie Ennui" Mini-review: A light-hearted homage to classic cabaret Location: The Theatre Building, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago Times: 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 5 and 8 p.m. Saturday;...
Alomar Fed Up with Poor Production
Byline: Mike Spellman Daily Herald Sports Writer After suffering through a seven-game losing streak, splitting a series at home against the lowly Royals and dropping back down to the .500 mark, White Sox catcher Sandy Alomar has seen enough. ...
Backwards or Forwards, Betting Progressions Cancel Out
Byline: Fred Renzey Daily Herald Correspondent Last month I told the story about "Boris" and his "double-up" betting system for blackjack. In case you missed it, Boris would double his bet after each loss to recoup everything in one fell swoop....
Bagley Ready for Harper Challenge
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer A successful career in the NBA figures to open a few doors for John Bagley as the new men's basketball coach at Harper College. But Bagley knows averaging 8.7 points and 6.8 assists in a 12-...
Baldwin Greens Park Plans Move Ahead
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer No one argues that northeast Palatine has limited park space and recreational facilities. But there is some debate over whether building a public park on private property in the Baldwin Greens...
Barrington Is Back on Top Fillies Capture Paddock Trophy While Prospect, Fremd Are 2-3
They're back, and they made quite a statement in the process. The Fillies of Barrington High School, who made a habit of wining Paddock Trophy titles in the 1990s, are at it again. After yielding the No. 1 spot to Fremd High School for three...
Batavia's Cherry Park a Popular Pick
Byline: Sherry Giewald Daily Herald Correspondent Price range: $230,000 to $250,000 Age of homes: 20 years old and less Schools: Hoover-Wood Elementary, Batavia Middle and Batavia High schools in Batavia Unit District 101 Parks: Batavia...
BC Grad Wendt an All-American
Byline: Mike Miazga Daily Herald Correspondent The hammer throw. No, we're not talking about a fit of anger during a household carpentry project gone amuck. This particular hammer throw involves a heck of a lot more skill than heaving the...
Best & Brightest
- Jeffrey A. Zerwer, son of William and Sheila Zerwer of Arlington Heights, was a member of the concert band for 2001-2002 at Augustana College, Rock Island. He is a junior majoring in general studies. - Stephen M. Clark, son of Michael and Jane...
Beyond Sports Libertyville Views Complex as Money Maker
Byline: Mick Zawislak Daily Herald Staff Writer The expanse of turf on the two, full-size indoor soccer fields at the Libertyville Sports Complex is lush and green. Even up close, it's hard to distinguish from real grass. Used by the French...
Bioterrorism Funds Tight, Board Tells Top State Health Official
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer The DuPage County Board of Health grilled the state's top health officer Thursday on why the suburbs aren't getting more money to prepare for a bioterrorism attack. "We're kind of in a crisis...
Budget Woes Force Health Department to Cut Senior Services
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer The pleas of seniors didn't the stop the DuPage County Board of Health from eliminating its gerontology program Thursday. Despite misgivings, health officials said budget woes, including a dramatic...
Carol Stream Officials Vow Two Key Retirements Will Cause Little Upheaval
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer Carol Stream residents should not expect big changes in how services are delivered after the retirement of two senior administrators this summer, village leaders say. Village President Ross...
Casino Tax Increase to Hurt Charitable Programs, Officials Say
Byline: David R. Kazak Daily Herald Staff Writer Though the charity shares a name with the most successful casino in the state, the Grand Victoria Foundation in Elgin doesn't make money - it gives it away. Now, the casino, which gives more...
Challenge Awaits Glenbard West in Opener Hilltoppers Ready for First State Game against Explosive Sandburg
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Sports Writer Glenbard West came into this season with an interesting mix of senior leaders and youthful experience. They enter this weekend together with one common goal - a Class AA state baseball championship....
Choir Director Leaves His Career on a High Note
Byline: Zeeba Anarwala Daily Herald Staff Writer Although he is not a professional motivational speaker, Jerome Swanson is good at his work because he is so good at motivating his students. Swanson, choir director at Elk Grove High School for...
Cigarettes Will Now Cost You 40 Cents More
Byline: John Patterson Daily Herald State Government Editor SPRINGFIELD - Cigarette prices will likely increase today. Gov. George Ryan signed into law Thursday a 40-cent increase in the taxes on a pack of cigarettes. The tax hike takes effect...
Closed Hearing Denied for St. Charles Man
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer Kane County Judge Timothy Sheldon won't be closing a sentencing hearing to allow private testimony regarding how a St. Charles man who held police at bay for six hours was sexually abused as a child....
Club News
Skip-Bo Skip-Bo players romped through the month of May with new winners each week. First off to victory on May 3 was Marilyn Smock with 139 points, followed by Jean Huismann with 113 second-place points. The next week, Norma Thompson claimed...
Clutch Slipping for Sox
Byline: Mike Spellman Daily Herald Sports Writer The White Sox put on yet another clinic Thursday at Comiskey Park, and this one was called "how to lose a game ripe for the taking." With winless left-hander Darrell May starting for Kansas City...
College Scholarships Await Two on Sluggers
Softball Schaumburg Athletic Association: Senior SAA Sluggers Rachel Cohen (Fremd) and Emily Sunshine (Evanston) will play college ball. Katie Pefley, the only other Slugger senior, is joining the military after high school. Cohen has committed...
Cubs Excited about Trip to Seattle
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer Get ready for a new twist on interleague play. The Cubs will make their first foray into Seattle tonight when they open a three-game set against the American League's Mariners. "It's going to...
Deadly Chance Encounter Suspects Went Looking for Teen to Rape and Smother, Prosecutors Say
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer The beautiful 14-year-old girl caught their attention the first time they saw her on the Bartlett High School campus. Two men in their early 20s started a conversation, and she chatted...
Decision on Annexation Nears County to Decide Whether New Building Will Be Unincorporated or in Woodstock
Byline: Amy Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer McHenry County officials now have until Aug. 15 to decide if it is more advantageous to annex the new government center to the city of Woodstock or keep it unincorporated. Consultants working on...
Density, Parking Worries Neighbors of Proposed Townhouse Development
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer A proposal to build 48 townhouses in northwest Naperville has neighbors complaining the area is already too congested. A developer wants to build the two-story structures at the southwest corner...
Dist. 34 Likely to Receive Grant after All
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer School officials in Winfield Elementary District 34 are breathing qualified sighs of relief because of the recent state budget deal struck by Illinois lawmakers. The district's hoped-for $2.3...
District 204 Hopes State Grant Will Put off a Tax Increase Request
Byline: Kari Hartman Daily Herald Staff Writer Indian Prairie officials are considering postponing plans to ask voters to approve another tax increase for new schools. If Indian Prairie Unit District 204 receives a $22 million construction...
District 41 Evaluates Work of New Specialists
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer Glen Ellyn District 41 leaders are preparing the first-year report card for 10 specialists hired with funds from the April 2001 referendum. But so far, the consensus is there's room for improvement...
Dunleavy Jr. Still Weighing Options
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer The internal debate continues. Even when Mike Dunleavy thought he had a grip on whether his son should stay in the NBA Draft, his opinion turned out to be wrong. "I actually told him this weekend...
DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Menards tax pact delayed: Glendale Height trustees Thursday night tabled a seven-year, $1.25 million sales tax rebate agreement for a 162,000-square-foot Menards home improvement warehouse at the southwest corner of Glen Ellyn Road and North...
Editorials
Riverfront opening is 1st of many Long known for the number of expensive plans it had gathering dust on city hall shelves, Elgin has finally turned one of them from paper into concrete. Residents who used to keep a running tally of plan costs...
Editorials
Risks in farming out FBI duties The FBI's image has suffered in recent years on several counts. The Ruby Ridge case. Its failure to quickly nab spies that for years endangered our national security. And now, allegations that the agency did not...
Ela Arts Fest Changes Season, Focus
Byline: Madhu Krishnamurthy Daily Herald Staff Writer It may seem like September with the recent spate of wet fall- like weather and the untimely celebration of the Ela Festival of the Arts Sunday. But both these occurrences are unseasonable...
Ela Library to Address Internet Filtering at Public Forum
Byline: Madhu Krishnamurthy Daily Herald Staff Writer Ela Area Public Library will open the floor to public discussion on Internet filtering at a forum June 20 at the library. This issue has been raised a number of times in past years, but was...
Ex-Dist. 300 Teacher Also Faced Accusations at Fremd, Suit Says
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer A former Algonquin Middle School teacher being sued for allegedly making sexual advances toward a female student resigned amid similar accusations while teaching at Fremd High School 25 years ago,...
Farmer's Disputed Corn Crop to Be Harvested, County Says
Byline: Jason J. King Daily Herald Staff Writer A tentative agreement between Lake County and Petersen Farms' owners will ensure a 100-acre corn crop will be harvested this fall. This week, the county and Petersen Farms reached an agreement...
Fest Features Tastes Tests and Test Drives at Schaumburg Marriott
Byline: Barbara Vitello Daily Herald Staff Writer Several suburban chefs will gather at the Schaumburg Marriott, 50 N. Martingale Road, June 15 for a celebration of fine cuisine that includes cooking demonstrations and recipe sampling. Santiago...
Five Minutes with Two Sun City Neighbors
Byline: Gail Cohen Daily Herald Correspondent Late on the night of Oct. 6, 1956, Beverly Eldridge was feeling desperate just hours after meeting her soul mate. Tall, blond and "extremely promising," Steve Eldridge had just asked for her phone...
For Foes, He's Double Trouble Hynes Catches, Pitches His Way through Standout Baseball Career at Mundelein
Byline: Patricia Babcock McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer Too bad we're not cloning humans yet. It sure would be fun to see Chris Hynes, the catcher catch for Chris Hynes, the pitcher. That's right, Chris Hynes, the pitcher. You might...
Fox Never Looked So Good Elgin's New Riverfront Likened to Urban Art
Byline: Kara Spak Daily Herald Staff Writer Elgin residents on Sunday will experience the powerful roar of water over the Kimball Street dam and the quiet reflection of a pond in Walton Island's center like never before. At 2 p.m. on Walton...
Fox River Grove Panel Backs Leaf Burning Ban
Byline: Max Seigle Daily Herald Staff Writer ***** CORRECTION/date 06-08-2002: A story in some Friday editions said Fox River Grove voters turned down a nonbinding referendum two years ago asking residents whether or not they supported a ban...
Fox Trot Race Helps Fund City's Scholarship Program
Byline: Scott Ray Daily Herald Staff Writer The 25th annual Fox Trot race capped Memorial Day weekend festivities in Elgin and helped raise money for the city's youth scholarship fund. More than 1,700 runners participated in the Memorial Day...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Street closings set for festival: Pride of the Fox RiverFest is Friday through Sunday in downtown St. Charles. The St. Charles Police Department has announced street and parking lot closings for the festival as well as detours to direct traffic...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
INS center plans move ahead: McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren wants to start preparing drawings for a possible Immigration and Naturalization Service detention center at the county jail. Nygren pitched his idea to the Public Building Commission...
Fremd Hoping Third State Trip Is Charmed
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer EAST PEORIA - Fremd's visit to the EastSide Centre today marks the first time an area softball team has made three consecutive trips to the Class AA Elite Eight. And each time on the pitcher's...
Geneva Catcher Sarah Carlson Merged Power Hitting with Defensive Excellence and Found She Could Have Fun All the While
Byline: Darryl Mellema Daily Herald Correspondent From under her catcher's mask, batting helmet or her ever present sunglasses, Sarah Carlson's smile shone through the 2002 Geneva softball season. And whether the question was coming from Carlson...
Gere Pursues 'Mothman' Legend in Eerie Thriller
Byline: Jeff Tuckman Daily Herald Correspondent The following video titles arrive at local stores this week: "The Mothman Prophecies" (2001, Columbia Tristar, 118 minutes, Rated PG-13, no suggested retail; also available on DVD) Based...
Getting out & About
Byline: Beth Sneller Daily Herald Staff Writer There's no ending like a happy ending. Perhaps that's why hundreds of thousands of women across the nation are drawn to Susan Elizabeth Phillips' romance novels - they want to be entertained, but...
Girl-Power Cartoon 'Kim Possible' Debuts on Disney Channel
Byline: Ted Cox TV/Radio critic Remotely interesting: Will boys watch cartoons about girls? Do they have to given the low ratings of most basic cable channels? And what about Naomi? These and other questions will be answered - or not - when the...
Gospel Fest Boasts a Diverse Lineup
Byline: Mark Guarino Daily Herald Music Critic Today is the kickoff of the Gospel Music Festival, the annual free three-day event staged in Grant Park. Songwriter and choir director Thomas Dorsey nurtured modern gospel music into being in Chicago...
Graduates Find Place in History
Byline: Madhu Krishnamurthy Daily Herald Staff Writer June 6, 2002, history was made. Students in the premier class to graduate from Vernon Hills High School received a whistling, foot-stomping, screaming, standing ovation Thursday. Ushering...
Grayslake Gears Up for Celebration of the Arts
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer Grayslake's artistic side is getting ready to surface next week. Downtown Grayslake will be the site for the village's seventh arts festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 15. At least 50 artists...
Grens' Ace Is Mound Marvel
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer As a sophomore, Megan Huitink produced one of the finest softball seasons in history by a Mid-Suburban League pitcher. In fact, her head coach Ken Grams was determined her success this year was...
Group: Dist. 220 Can't Afford Salaries
Byline: James Fuller Daily Herald Staff Writer Barrington Unit District 220 cannot afford the current teacher contract, according to analysis from a local residents group. As a new teacher contract heads into extension negotiations, data from...
Hersey Takes Paddock Cup Huskies Repeat in Tight Race; Conant, Buffalo Grove Follow
If at first you do succeed, try again. It can be just as much fun the second time. Hersey High School obviously enjoyed the view from the top after ruling the Paddock Cup race for the 2000-01 school year. In fact, the Huskies liked it so much...
Hives Buzz with Original Rock Blueprint
Byline: Mark Guarino Daily Herald Music Critic They go under aliases, dress like Pee-wee Herman and bang out glam rock without the mascara. Plus, they're Swedes. So when lead singer/strutter Howlin' Pelle Almqvist proclaimed "welcome to the...
Huisinga Confirms It - He's Lived Up to High Expectations
Byline: Travis Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer The baseball parents in Bartlett and throughout the Elgin area love telling the story of little Trevor Huisinga. They recall with laughing incredulity and a twinge of envy how Huisinga patrolled...
Hummel Does It All Schaumburg Standout Contributes in Many Ways This Season
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer Once a nickname takes hold it can be tough to shake. John Hummel was a young - but not little - left-handed first baseman playing for a Schaumburg Athletic Association travel team. The big...
Hundreds Attend Unity Dinner to Help 'Build World Back Up'
Byline: Matt Arado Daily Herald Staff Writer In a rousing speech that brought the crowd to its feet, the Rev. Richard Fragomeni told hundreds of Northwest suburban residents Thursday that the key to achieving true unity in the world today is recognizing...
IDNR Employee Cuts Leave Many Unanswered Questions
Byline: Mike Jackson Daily Herald Outdoors Writer With special, early retirement deals being offered some state of Illinois workers, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources may lose upwards of 500 employees from its ranks. The early-out...
In with the Old
Byline: David Oberhelman Daily Herald Sports Writer On June 14 we will announce our DuPage male and female high school athletes of the year. A check-in with last year's honorees found that their education transcended the playing field and classroom....
Judge Calls Rapist 'Bad Seed' in Family
Byline: Cass Cliatt Daily Herald Staff Writer Some people just grow up to be evil. They come from good homes, become well educated, but grow up to do horrific, nightmarish things that paralyze communities and make people live in fear. A...
Keep 'Em Coming Back for More Sun City Instructors Say Making Exercise Fun Is Best Way to Keep It Up
Byline: Joanne Leis Daily Herald Correspondent Ladies who want to slim down for summer fashions would be wise to throw out their scales and pick up a dumbbell. Would you gentlemen like to improve your golf swing? Don a pair of ballet slippers...
Lake County in 60 Seconds
Board cancels meeting: The Mundelein village board will not meet July 8 as originally scheduled. The board agreed to cancel the meeting because of the Independence Day holiday, which is the previous Thursday. The board will meet on July 1 and...
Law Enforcement Torch Run Has Special Purpose This Year
Byline: Cass Cliatt Daily Herald Staff Writer One day a year, police in white T-shirts draw stares across the Chicago suburbs as they carry torches and run down major streets. This year, the shirts have changed, but the purpose is the same....
Living History Lesson Fifth-Graders Learn about Soldiers' Hardships during the Civil War
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer When soldiers in the 10th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry of the Illinois State Militia went to fight in the Civil War, they would take more than their weapons. They would carry their bedding,...
Lombard Boy Earns Honor for Saving Drowning Child
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer Fourth-grader Alex Conklin's curiosity - and his haste - saved a 7-year-old boy from drowning. When he saw another swimmer submerged for some time at the bottom of a swimming pool, Alex wondered...
Lombard Extends Life of Tax District for Garage
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer Lombard trustees on Thursday agreed to lend a helping hand to the park district while paving the way for future downtown redevelopment. The board approved a plan to add seven years to downtown...
Make Your Plans Now for the 2003 Women's World Cup
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer Feeling left out because you didn't get to South Korea or Japan for the 2002 Men's World Cup? Well, you can start making plans now to attend the Women's World Cup in 2003 in China. The defending...
Making His College Plans in November Allowed Geneva's Chris Sepanski to Enjoy His Senior Season and Hit Away
Byline: Mike Considine Daily Herald Sports Writer Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft is far more unpredictable than that of all the other major sports. Geneva senior Chris Sepanski was aware of that before this week. He was reminded...
Milestone Moments
- Neighborhood gets a name: By a substantial margin, Neighborhood 12 selected McHenry Park as its new name during the group's regular meeting May 13. More than 150 residents in attendance chose thenew name from 26 nominees submitted by the naming...
Mixed 'Company' Reckless Rock, Heavy Hopkins a Bad Match in Cliched CIA Thriller
Byline: Joel Reese Daily Herald Staff Writer "Bad Company" out of four Opens today Written by Gary Goodman and David Himmelstein. Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and Mike Stenson. Directed by Joel Schumacher. A Touchstone Pictures release....
Morrison's 'Wishes' Should Have Included Something Less Cliche
Byline: Mark Guarino Daily Herald Music Critic Shana Morrison, "7 Wishes" (Vanguard) Woe to Liz Phair. If she hadn't arrived back in 1993 talking trash to all the Wicker Park frat boys, the stage wouldn't have been set for Alanis Morissette...
Mulder Takes Reins of Area's Oldest Municipal Group
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer Facing challenges from tax revenue to transportation, participation is the key to success for the Chicago area's oldest municipal conference. So said Arlington Heights Village President Arlene Mulder...
Muldrow Leaving Grayslake
Byline: Jeff Newton Daily Herald Correspondent Mike Muldrow preached a three-level priority system to his girls basketball players at Grayslake during his four-year tenure at the Fox Valley Conference school - family, school and basketball, in...
Mundelein Standout Made Every Pitch Count
Byline: Joe Aguilar Daily Herald Sports Writer Mundelein pitcher Rachel Cleaveland treats words like she does pitches. She uses them carefully, economically. The fewer, sometimes, the better. For example, was she simply off her game that...
Mustangs Are Still Hungry Clemente Is Next on Mundelein's Plate as Two Teams Meet in Class AA Quarterfinal
Byline: Joe Aguilar Daily Herald Sports Writer No Elite Eight baseball team is a cupcake, even one that has a losing record. Which is just as well for Mundelein, since they had their, er, full Wednesday night after frosting Schaumburg 3-2 in...
New and Improved Arlington Housewalk a Mixture of Newer, Remodeled Homes
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Real Estate Writer It may be ironic, but new and expanded homes are the theme of the Sunday housewalk sponsored by the Arlington Heights Historical Society. Remodeling or building in established communities...
Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Sprinkler ordinance considered: Streamwood is considering re-vamping its building code in order to require fire sprinklers in all new residential construction, as well as in any homes that due to a fire suffered a loss of 50 percent or more of...
Orchestra Blazes Trail - Again Geneva Program Advances to High School Level
Byline: Tona Kunz Daily Herald Staff Writer When Alyssa Sexton and her orchestra mates caressed the strings and gave breath to a poppy melody, rows of senior citizens flashed back to dances decades before. Smiles crept up, heads bobbed and...
Police Reports
Elgin man finds home burglarized, vandalized Someone burglarized and vandalized an Elgin man's home, killing his pets and melting cheese over the furniture while the victim was away on vacation last week, according to police reports. The victim,...
Pooches, Pals to Parade 3 Miles to Help Fight Blindness
Byline: Maura Possley Daily Herald Staff Writer This isn't your average walk in the park, or dog walk in the park for that matter. Owners will be lining up Sunday to walk their pooches in support for the fight against blindness. With or...
Power and Poetry Zephyr Dance Shows Grace, Strength in Delicate Balance
Byline: Barbara Vitello Daily Herald Staff Writer Whoever said women were the weaker sex never met the six women who make up Zephyr Dance. Besides grace and skill, the members of this modern ensemble also project the physical strength one usually...
Pulitzer-Winner Will Speak to North Central College Graduates
Byline: Barbara stryk Daily Herald Staff Writer Graduating seniors will hear the words of an award-winning journalist before taking their final walk as students of North Central College. David S. Broder, a Pulitzer Prize-winning political columnist,...
Quantity AND Quality Worthwhile TV Was Wide If Not Deep This Season
Byline: Ted Cox Daily Herald TV/Radio Columnist "Everybody Loves Raymond": uncompromising comedy. "Maybe It's Me": too good for this TV world. A funny thing happened on the way to compiling my annual top 10 list of the best shows on TV, something...
Rapist's Sentence All but Guarantees He'll Spend the Rest of Life in Prison
Byline: Cass Cliatt Daily Herald Staff Writer The trial for convicted rapist Mark Anthony Lewis ended last month, but new testimony Thursday from another of his alleged victims convinced a judge of the brutality of Lewis' crime. Cook County...