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 August 10, 2006

2nd Historic District Runs into Oppostion Batavia Neighbors Want to Keep Control of Their Homes
Byline: Gala M. Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer Sandra Burke would like to add three bedrooms, a living room and a bathroom to her 1910 foursquare home in Batavia. So she opposes the idea for an east side historic district because it might prevent...
5 Things to Know about Football This Preseason
Byline: David Oberhelman and Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Sports Writers 1. Top-notch teams: While freshly multiplied Driscoll tries to win its sixth straight state title in one of the middle classes, the outlook in Class 8A looks similar to last...
Ageless Athleticism Naperville Sprint Triathlon Often Draws an Older Crowd
Byline: Ann Piccininni Daily Herald Correspondent The Naperville Sprint Triathlon is a relatively young race that tends to draw a crowd noticeably older than the average competitive athlete. Maybe it's the race's history. The AARP started the...
Arlington Gets No Time to Relax
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer Any thoughts of gentle ocean breezes wafting through palm trees were quickly eliminated Monday afternoon. After all, this isn't going to be a few days at nearby Daytona Beach or a time to act...
Aurora to Show off Downtown with Art
Byline: Ashley Keyser Daily Herald Correspondent Abel Ramirez usually paints in a loose, fluid style. But the Aurora artist says he recently started experimenting with grid patterns, "like what you might see looking down on a city from an airplane."...
Baker's Future Remains Hot Topic
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer MILWAUKEE - Dusty Baker can't catch a break. If reporters aren't talking about him getting fired, they're talking about him staying. But as Baker reminded reporters Wednesday: "I got a choice,...
Bartlett Ready to Party in Park 5-Day Fest Kicks off with Food, Music, Bingo
Byline: Emily Ngo Daily Herald Staff Writer When organizers of the Bartlett SummerFest say they have something to interest everyone next weekend, they mean it. After all, what other summer festival has antique cars cruising through town, about...
Beer and Wine on the Political Donors' Dime
Byline: John Patterson Daily Herald State Government Editor SPRINGFIELD - Lately, politicians have been in the news for big spending on TV commercials and legal fees. But it shouldn't come as a surprise that campaigns raise and spend big bucks...
Bigger, Better Strip Unveiled Schaumburg Smiles on Prime Market Square
Byline: Eric Peterson Daily Herald Staff Writer A revised shopping center and grocery store development at the corner of Meacham and Algonquin roads got an even more enthusiastic thumbs-up from the Schaumburg zoning board Wednesday than the original...
Bopology to Bring Swing to Naperville
A quick chat with a Naperville newsmaker Spinning vinyl is one way to study swing musicology. Another is to hear infectious rhythms and unified sounds played by a live six- piece band. If you like live performances, you owe it to yourself to...
Bouncer: I Tried to Stop Beating
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer A friend of Brian Quilici testified against the former police officer Wednesday, telling a jury he twice had to throw his body in the path of the ex-cop's foot to stop him from kicking a man in...
Burial Vault Business Hit with Strike
Byline: Mike Comerford Daily Herald Business Writer Workers at one of the Chicago area's largest burial vault companies are on strike this week but area funeral services will not be interrupted, said an attorney for American Wilbert Vault Corp....
Carpentersville Lands Grant for Signs
Byline: Larissa Chinwah Daily Herald Staff Writer New signs will soon greet motorists entering Carpentersville via some of the town's main thoroughfares. The village recently received $36,000 through the Kane County Riverboat Grant Program...
Clutching the Cord Experts Say This Generation of College Freshmen Isn't Making the Transition to Independence as Quickly as Others Have. So, Colleges, Universities - and Parents - Are Helping Them Out
Byline: Tara Malone Daily Herald Staff Writer All it took was a campus map, student handbook and cafeteria card. So armed, generations of college freshmen mastered their newfound labyrinths of independence. Until now. The tools for college...
Cocaine Evidence Allowed
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer Findings that a teenager was under the influence of cocaine when she was involved in a fatal car crash three years ago can go before a jury without a pre-trial hearing to determine their scientific...
Cook County in Fiscal Trouble Bureau of Health Had Been Hiding Bills, Steele Says
Byline: Rob Olmstead Daily Herald Staff Writer It's worse than anyone imagined. Cook County Board President Bobbie Steele confirmed Wednesday after a taping of WBBM-TV's "Eye on Chicago" that her administration is uncovering secrets at the...
Covering the Long. Short of It Mane Event Kicks off Arlington Million with Hot Dog and Pony Show
Byline: Sheila Ahern Daily Herald Staff Writer Serious bragging rights and perhaps a stomachache are in store for winner of a new hot-dog-eating contest at Friday's Mane Event in downtown Arlington Heights. "Contestants will have to eat the...
Deadlines Approaching for Fall Hunting Permits
Byline: Mike Jackson Daily Herald Outdoors Writer Monday is the deadline to apply for the second lottery for resident and non-resident firearm and muzzleloader deer permits for the 2006 season. For more information, check the "Hunting" link...
Dentist Lived with Grace, Humor
Byline: Cliff Ward Daily Herald Correspondent Dr. Ernest Lidge ~ 1926-2006 A lot of what you needed to know about Dr. Ernest Lidge could be summed up in the seven letters of his custom license plate: THNK POS. Dr. Lidge, who practiced dentistry...
Dist. 15 Expects to Balance Next Budget
Byline: Chad Brooks Daily Herald Staff Writer Following a year in which a deficit of more than $5 million was projected, officials in Palatine Township Elementary District 15 said they are expecting a balanced budget this year. Kevin Nohelty,...
Dist. 214 to Set Drinking Rules for Chaperones
Byline: Erin Holmes Daily Herald Staff Writer Mom Judy Pozdol fondly recalls the parent bonding time on a Rolling Meadows High band trip to New York City. At night, after the teens were asleep, a few moms and dads would gather in a hotel bar....
District 34 Won't Pursue a Fall Tax Hike
Byline: Jack Komperda Daily Herald Staff Writer Winfield Elementary District 34 won't ask voters this fall for permission to increase their taxes. The school board opted this week not to pursue a fall tax-hike referendum question after school...
Driveway Parking Restrictions a Step Closer to Reality in Itasca
Byline: Kat Zeman Daily Herald Staff Writer Itasca residents who park certain commercial vehicles in their driveways may soon have to find them new homes. The Itasca village board plans to approve a proposal that would prohibit certain commercial...
Duckworth Queried on Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Political Writer Democratic 6th Congressional District candidate Tammy Duckworth is at odds with two national gay rights groups over whether she supports repealing the military's don't ask, don't tell policy. ...
Duo Infuses Comedy into Retelling of the Civil War
Byline: Tammy Swanson Daily Herald Correspondent If this were the Civil War, David Corbett and Paul Watson likely would be in a theater singing period music, discussing leaders and satirizing the era. But with Civil War over for more than 140...
DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Victims' families unite: The Parents of Murdered Children will meet tonight for its monthly meeting in Wheaton. It is open to any family member or friend 18 or older in the suburban area who has lost a loved one to murder or reckless homicide....
Editorials
Vandals also wind up breaking hearts People who put their hearts into work to better their communities shouldn't have them broken by those who have criminal disdain for civic-mindedness. We've seen that happen in Naperville. For four years...
Elgin Council Airs Ongoing Illegal Immigration Issues
Byline: Christine Byers Daily Herald Staff Writer The parade of residents on both sides of the illegal immigration issue continued Wednesday before the Elgin City Council. The discussion began in June when Illinois Minuteman Project member ...
Festival to Share Japanese Culture with Suburbs
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent If Mitsuwa Marketplace in Arlington Heights is the largest Japanese grocery store in the Midwest, then look for its Natsu- Matsuri, or traditional summer festival, to be just as big - and authentic....
Fitzgerald's First Steps at Camp Familiar, Yet Eerie
Byline: Adam Rittenberg Daily Herald Sports Writer KENOSHA, Wis. -Just before 8 a.m. Wednesday, Pat Fitzgerald emerged from the Sports & Activity Center, turned left and strolled down a hill toward the fields below. "I know that walk with...
Food for Thought in Elgin Town Center Proposal Draws Mixed Emotions
Byline: Christine Byers Daily Herald Staff Writer A plan to develop about 575 acres on Elgin's west side drew mixed emotions from council members and residents during Wednesday's council meeting. The project, bisected by Route 20, Plank Road,...
Four Flyers Suspended for Their Roles in Brawl
Byline: Scott J. Powers Daily Herald Correspondent Mayhem. That's how the Schaumburg Flyers' Josue Lopez described Sunday's brawl with the Kansas City T-Bones. Flyers manager Andy McCauley said it was a blur. One Live Planet crew member called...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Splash Country reopens: Aurora's Splash Country Water Park reopened Wednesday after a Monday night incident sent patrons to the hospital. The Illinois Department of Public Health checked the pools Wednesday morning and allowed the park to reopen,...
Frustrating Finish Sox Stage Late Rally, but Can't Close the Deal
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer Rarely, make that more like never, does a team trailing 7-0 in the seventh inning walk off the field at the end of the game feeling like it let a sure victory slip through its hands. But that's...
Garrity, Batavia Feeling Upbeat
Byline: Chris Walker Daily Herald Correspondent Mike Garrity knows where he's going to school, as well as where he's going to play football, next fall. Unfortunately for the University of Illinois, who has gone 1-23 in the Big Ten over the...
Grayslake North: A Program to Watch
Byline: Joe Aguilar Daily Herald Sports Writer The Knights might have some long nights this fall. But as the state's first official day of high school football practice revealed on a sunny Wednesday, Grayslake North's Knights should at least...
Grayslake Pool More Popular Than Ever Numbers Way Up for Nonresident Memberships
Byline: Mike Riopell Daily Herald Staff Writer A couple of small girls struggled briefly to get into the Esper A. Petersen Aquatic Center in Grayslake Wednesday afternoon. It's difficult to get their membership cards to register when sliding...
Grossman Seems Ready to Take the Next Step Teammates Impressed with QB's Progress
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer Rex Grossman's development as an NFL quarterback wasn't helped much last season by the six quarters of football he played during the regular season. According to some NFL experts, however, he's...
Harper Program Offers Deaf Students Head Start
Byline: Sara Faiwell Daily Herald Staff Writer Jumping into the first week of college is stressful for any new student. That's why for the first time, Harper College in Palatine is holding a Summer Bridge Program for deaf and hard-of-hearing...
Hot Potatoes! the World's Top Tot Band Wiggles into Rosemont
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer Either you've never heard of Greg Page, or you know everything about him - his job driving the Big Red Car, his love of fruit salad and magic, and his talent for pointing his fingers and doing the...
How Mt. Prospect Wants to Fight Apartment Crime
Byline: Steve Zalusky Daily Herald Staff Writer Mount Prospect is talking about attacking crime occurring on its rental properties. The target: Not only standard multi-family complexes, but also single-family homes that are rented out. This...
Huntley Schools Look to Save by Tweaking Bus Routes, Stops
Byline: Jeffrey Gaunt Daily Herald Staff Writer A plan to cut nearly half the bus stops in Huntley Unit District 158 could save the district hundreds of thousands of dollars in transportation costs, officials estimate. By cutting the number...
Illness Doesn't Keep Runner Down
Byline: Ann Piccininni Daily Herald Correspondent Joyce Sorrell is primed for this race. "I've been training all year," said Sorrell, who last year placed second in the female 50-plus category in the Naperville Sprint Triathlon. "This is one...
Jones Does Light Work in His Return
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer During Wednesday night's practice in front of 22,000 at Soldier Field, injured Bears running back Thomas Jones went through his most extensive workout since suffering a strained hamstring the morning...
Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Road Plan
Byline: Amy Boerema Daily Herald Staff Writer A Will County judge Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by Wheatland Industrial Park business owners against Naperville to prevent the city from moving a part of 248th Avenue. Circuit Court Judge...
Lake County in 60 Seconds
Ingleside man killed: An Illinois biker was stabbed to death on a shuttle bus taking campers to Sturgis for the annual motorcycle rally, authorities said. Frank L. Rosanova, 51, of Ingleside, was rushed to Sturgis Regional Hospital after the...
Lakemoor Promises Bigger, Better Party
Byline: Georgia Evdoxiadis Daily Herald Staff Writer Not content to rest on their laurels from last year's Lakemoorfest, village officials said this year's event will offer more of everything attendees want in a festival. "Every year, it's...
Lawsuit Throws Wrench in Aldi Plans Geneva Site's Neighbor Challenges Zoning Board's Variance Decisions
Byline: Rupa Shenoy Daily Herald Staff Writer Plans for an east side Geneva Aldi have hit a snag. Elizabeth Safanda, owner of property at 111 East Side Drive adjacent to the proposed store site, has filed a lawsuit claiming variances granted...
Lawsuit: Walgreens at Fault in Schaumburg Man's Death
Byline: Eric Peterson Daily Herald Staff Writer ***** CORRECTION/date 08-11-2006: An article in some editions of Thursday's Daily Herald contained an incorrect statement regarding the possession of evidence by the plaintiff's attorney in a...
Library Making Its Push Carol Stream Library Wants Support for New Site
Byline: Jack Komperda Daily Herald Staff Writer Robert Douglas' first question to his audience revealed much about how the Carol Stream Library plans to promote itself and the concept of a new library facility. But what may be more telling...
Lillian Caroline Konen Lifelong Resident of Batavia
Lillian Caroline Konen lifelong resident of Batavia A funeral Mass for Lillian Caroline Konen, 93, will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 2300 West Main St., Batavia, where she will lie in state from 9:30 a.m....
Lindenfest Offers Something for Everyone
Byline: Corrinne Hess Daily Herald Staff Writer Once again, Lindenhurst is going to show its neighbors how to party. Beginning today, Lindenhurst will host the popular four-day Lindenfest on the village hall grounds and adjacent Slove Park...
Longtime Officer to Become New Chief West Dundee Captain to Take over Department
Byline: Jameel Naqvi Daily Herald Staff Writer West Dundee residents have waited more than three months to learn who their next police chief will be. Village Administrator Joe Cavallaro and the village board have known who that man will be...
Major Rhythm on the Rail for Arlington Million
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer Jim Messineo will never forget the day before Glory Prigge died last October. He remembers holding the hand of the 45-year-old mother of three at her bedside and listening to her ask about Major...
Mock 'N' Roll Dubbed 'The New Karaoke,' Air Guitar Comes out of the Bedroom and onto the Stage
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer Women wearing "Ride the Ocean" T-shirts shriek with excitement as Andrew "William Ocean" Litz takes the stage. Pausing briefly to compose himself, Litz waits for the music. When the first notes...
'MySpace Patrol' at Schools? Not Quite Officials: Nearly Impossible to Monitor Teacher, Student Access
Byline: Jake Griffin Daily Herald Staff Writer Internet officials for both Naperville school districts say it's nearly impossible to monitor student and employee behavior on the Web. Naperville Unit District 203 network engineer Jeri Stodola...
Naperville Children's Shop Closing
Byline: Jill Jedlowski Daily Herald Staff Writer A longtime children's clothing store in downtown Naperville is saying see ya, baby, as it prepares for its final sale Sunday. After 27 years of dressing the city's tiniest residents, The Children's...
NIU Still Hunting for Elusive MAC Title
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer DEKALB - The buzz about Northern Illinois football grows louder every year, but every season ends with a familiar sting. That won't change until the Huskies have a happy trip to, of all places,...
No New Criminal Charges Investigation Shows 'Mismanagement' in Sheriff's Office
Byline: Tony Gordon and Russell Lissau Daily Herald Staff Writers A three-year investigation into allegations of wrongdoing in the Lake County sheriff's office has ended and won't result in more criminal charges, prosecutors announced. However,...
Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Two injured in crash: Two men were taken to area hospitals after a crash at about 3:18 p.m. Wednesday on Elmhurst Road in Wheeling about a quarter mile south of Hintz Road. Authorities said a vehicle heading north on Elmhurst hit the broadside...
Oak Brook Park District Has New Executive Director
Byline: Henry Stuttley Daily Herald Staff Writer Nearly a year after the controversial firing of its former leader, the Oak Brook Park District has named a new executive park director. Stan Motley, a 33-year veteran of parks and recreation,...
Panel Backs Pioneer Center Center
Byline: Sheila Ahern Daily Herald Staff Writer About 10 residents expressed concerns about parking and traffic congestion before the Arlington Heights plan commission unanimously voted in favor of the proposed Pioneer Park community center Wednesday....
Pitcher Call-Up Likely If Uribe Goes on DL
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer The White Sox might not have to wait until Sept. 1, when 25-man rosters can expand, to add some needed depth to their bullpen. Juan Uribe missed his fifth straight game Wednesday with a sore lower...
Police Reports
Batavia - Destinee L. Oglesby, 19, of 702 N. River St., Batavia, was arrested at 1:03 a.m. Tuesday and charged with unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor on North Washington Avenue, police said. Police said she also was ticketed on six traffic...
Police Reports
Elgin - A 61-year-old Elgin woman became the latest victim of the lottery scam, losing $1,902 Tuesday afternoon. She was shopping at a grocery store on the 900 block of North Liberty Street when she met a man and woman, both about 30 to 35 years...
Pradel on the Mend Mayor Says He's Doing Fine after Heart Surgery
Byline: Jake Griffin Daily Herald Staff Writer Naperville Mayor George Pradel says he is resting comfortably after doctors at Edward Hospital in Naperville placed a stent in one of his arteries to help improve blood flow. "I'm thrilled with...
Prosecutors Fear Accused Man's Wife Is Flight Risk
Byline: Kara Spak Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer Ravi Kumar, the Des Plaines man charged with murdering his father with a sports utility vehicle, isn't the only one in the family with a lawyer. His wife has one, too. Prosecutors are asking...
Reaching Students Part of Equation for Teacher
Byline: Michael Wamble Daily Herald Staff Writer Strict, yet caring. A model of commitment and courage. For 33 years, LuAnne Fischer invested her time in the students who entered her classroom. Friends and fellow educators at Jackson Middle...
Residents Debate Plan for Area
Byline: Michael Wamble Daily Herald Staff Writer Michelle Dix is thinking about moving out of Villa Park. Judy Mitchell is concerned she may be pushed out of the village. Both changes could depend on if, or when, new residential and retail...
Rev. Nathan Norval Bartel Formerly of Naperville
Rev. Nathan Norval Bartel formerly of Naperville The funeral service for the Rev. Nathan Norval Bartel, 90, retired Pastor of the United Methodist Church, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at the Community United Methodist Church, 20 N. Center...
Riders to the Rescue Motorcyclists Help Their Own through Turbulent Times
Byline: Josh Stockinger Daily Herald Staff Writer Life couldn't have been much better for Lance Halsey in the days before his death. At 34, the Cortland man and longtime laborer had been promoted to superintendent at his Palos Hills construction...
Second Look for No-Turn Ban
Byline: Sheila Ahern Daily Herald Staff Writer On Monday, about 50 residents spent more than an hour criticizing the Arlington Heights Village Board's decision to install five no-left-turn signs along Central Avenue. On Wednesday, Village President...
Share Puerto Rican Heritage to Be Shared at Parade, Festival
Byline: Jamie Greco Daily Herald Correspondent The United States has shared a long history with Puerto Rico, a commonwealth of our country for more than 100 years. This weekend, the Puerto Rican Heritage Organization would like to share some its...
Silo Likely Headed out to Pasture
Byline: Mick Zawislak Daily Herald Staff Writer Long before the gas station with an automatic car wash and a line of new businesses catering to go-go consumers, pigs and cattle roamed the land south and east of Route 60 and Butterfield Road. ...
Sit, Stay ... Have a Good Time Rally Obedience, a New Sport for Dogs, Promises Fun for Canines and Owners
Byline: Joanne Leis Daily Herald Correspondent A popular new dog sport that resembles the children's game Simon Says is coming to Cary this weekend. Rally Obedience is a competition for mixed breeds and purebreds that was created especially...
Summer Skies Gurnee to Serve Up a Full Plate of Fun
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer Gurnee's annual community festival will keep the Old Grand Avenue corridor hopping over the weekend. Viking Park on Old Grand east of O'Plaine Road will be the site for most of the Gurnee Days...
The Blotter
Antioch - Vandals damaged two mailboxes overnight July 29-30 on the 22000 and 22100 blocks of Loon Drive, police said. Damage was estimated at $50. Fox Lake - William Joseph Laverdure, 32, 1182 Mallard Court, Fox Lake, was arrested around...
Three Expelled for Pellet Gun Shooting Incident
Byline: Erin Holmes Daily Herald Staff Writer Three teens who fired a plastic pellet gun during an Elk Grove High School summer school session have been expelled for the coming school year, officials said Wednesday. Five of the seven Northwest...
Triathlete Ready to Go for Third Win in a Row
Byline: Ann Piccininni Daily Herald Correspondent Back when Carole Cullen was 49, the Naperville Sprint Triathlon was known as the AARP Triumph Classic, marketed as an event for the 50-and-older crowd. So, she waited. "I kind of looked forward...
Two Ideas Floated for Hotels in Des Plaines
Byline: Ames Boykin Daily Herald Staff Writer Experience competed with unique vision Wednesday at the Des Plaines city hall. Two developers vying for special city tax incentives to build two hotels near the northeast corner of Mannheim and...
Two People Charged with Selling Ecstasy
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer A 19-year-old Wheaton woman and a 28-year-old Oak Brook man both face up to 30 years in prison after being arrested this week on charges of selling the club drug Ecstasy. Jessica L. Berger, of...
VCR Development Pioneer Was a Family Man at Heart
Byline: Josh Stockinger Daily Herald Staff Writer Oscar Colpen ~ 1920-2006 Growing up, John Colpen of St. Charles was one of the only kids on his block - and much of the country - with a VCR. He said that's partly because his father Oscar...
Village Can Cut Water to White Pines
Byline: Justin Kmitch Daily Herald Staff Writer Bensenville's White Pines Golf Course might need to find a new source of water before its greens start turning brown. The local park district is again seeking alternate sources of water and sewer...
We Won't Miss the Windmill but Plenty of People Will Miss Playing a Round of Twin Links Mini-Golf
Byline: Steve Zalusky Daily Herald Staff Writer Mount Prospect's Twin Links Miniature Golf & Batting Range will see its last putt Sunday. The golf course and batting cages at 199 W. Rand Road, which have been operating for about 40 years,...
Wood Dale's Jubilee Is Becoming Annual Tradition
Byline: Justin Kmitch Daily Herald Staff Writer Looking for a reason to party on Saturday? How about the fourth anniversary of Wood Dale's 75th birthday? Saturday's all-day party, the fourth consecutive Wood Dale Jubilee and pet parade, started...
Yankees' Johnson Turns It Up a Notch against Sox
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer Not even Yankees manager Joe Torre knows what he'll get from Randy Johnson from one start to the next these days. "The last few starts have been a little spotty," Torre said. Unfortunately for...
Zambrano on His 2nd Straight Loss: It's My Fault
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer MILWAUKEE - Don't tell Cubs manager Dusty Baker his team has been playing well just because the pressure's off. "It's harder to play when you think you're out of the race," Baker said Wednesday...