Scott Sanders

DuPage County Photo Editor
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Scott Sanders is the DuPage Director of Photography. After a short period with Crescent Newspapers in Downers Grove, Scott joined the Daily Herald in the early 1970s as a staff photographer in the Lake County office.

A graduate of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, he was that office's only photographer for the Daily Herald's group of weekly newspapers, where he won several state and national awards. In 1980, he transferred to the Daily Herald's Arlington Heights office as a staff photographer.

In 1987, he headed the efforts to begin photo coverage in DuPage County at the new office in Carol Stream. In the mid 1990s, he was promoted to his current position, where he leads the photo staff in the DuPage County office in Lisle. He currently lives in Elk Grove Village.

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Images: Photo Contest Finalists

Feb 25 2015 | 6:02 pm - Each week you submit your favorite photo. We pick the best of them and select the finalists. Here are the finalists for the week of Febrary 23.

Images: Photo Contest Finalists

Nov 12 2014 | 2:56 pm - Each week, you submit your favorite photo. We pick the best of them and select the finalists. Here are the finalists for the week of November 10.

How Glen Ellyn students dressed up to celebrate All Saints Day

Oct 30 2014 | 5:33 pm - This is a time of year when ghosts and goblins frequently take center stage, but on Thursday much more saintly figures were roaming the hallways of St. James the Apostle School in Glen Ellyn. Sixth-graders wore costumes to honor a variety of saints...

Fitness program helps Glen Ellyn seniors get moving, stay healthy

Oct 20 2014 | 3:56 pm - In his 80s, Ray Martin does his best to stay physically active -- though his legs aren't what they used to be. “They’ll never get better, but at least I can keep them from getting worse,” he said. Martin is among about two dozen...

Glass Pumpkin Patch opening at Morton Arboretum

Oct 16 2014 | 4:37 pm - If you’re looking for a pumpkin that will last for years and already is decorated, you may want to check out Lisle’s HYPERLINK "http://www.mortonarb.org//events/glass-pumpkin-patch"Morton Arboretum this weekend. Starting at 1 p.m.

Students learn about missiles, rockets at Cantigny

Aug 06 2014 | 5:55 pm - Middle school students got the chance to handle real, but nonfunctioning, rocket and missile launchers Wednesday during the First Division Museum’s Military Science Rocket Class at Cantigny Park in Wheaton. After learning the history of...

Students at Glen Ellyn’s St. James the Apostle capture spirit of caring

Apr 29 2014 | 8:54 am - “It’s not about yourself; it’s about helping other people.” With that one sentence, St. James the Apostle fifth-grader Mickey Schihl captured the spirit of the school’s recent Day of Service project in Glen Ellyn.

Bloomingdale Public Library offers ‘Senior Games’

Feb 13 2014 | 6:43 pm - Old-fashioned board games have not lost their appeal for a group of senior citizens who meet monthly at the Bloomingdale Public Library to participate in the Senior Games program. Karen Paras said she’s been coming regularly “because...

Longfellow students join Jump Rope for Heart campaign

Jan 31 2014 | 4:21 pm - When Longfellow Elementary School gym teacher Barb Williams lost her 28-year-old son to a heart attack, she decided to educate her students about the importance of heart health. So in 2006, she brought the American Heart Association's Jump Rope for...

Wheaton crews installing thousands of holiday lights

Nov 18 2013 | 4:21 pm - A very slow-motion ballet is under way above the streets of downtown Wheaton. Terry Armstrong and Anthony Cibella, members of the city's public works department, are using cherry pickers to maneuver in and around more than 100 trees to install...

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