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  • Zebra Technologies in Lincolnshire.

    Motorola Solutions shrinks, while Zebra growsApr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Schaumburg-based Motorola Solutions Inc. continues to chip away at its legendary status by selling its Enterprise unit to Lincolnshire’s Zebra Technologies for about $3.45 billion. While Zebra continues to pick up steam, building its radio-frequency identification and specialty Internet-related products, Motorola shrinks both in workforce and focus.

  • The village of Schaumburg is setting aside more money for roads in its next budget than it has in recent years.

    Schaumburg's budget boosts roadwork, lowers taxes Apr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    While Schaumburg expects to be earning and spending only slightly more in the next budget year, the coming construction season is planned to be an especially big one for road maintenance. The village's $31 million capital improvement plan for 2014-15 is one of the largest of recent years, featuring $23 million for road repair and reconstruction.

  • From the superintendent: Dist. 54 follows fiscal planApr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    In sports, it is called a game plan. The construction industry uses a blueprint. Business refers to it as a strategic plan. In School District 54, our Mission, Vision, Commitments and Goals outline the action plan we follow.

  • Call for Distinguished Alumni nominationsApr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Harper College is accepting nominations for its 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards, an annual honor saluting former students for outstanding career and community achievements.

  • The Chicago Skyliners Big Band will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at Cutting Hall in Palatine.

    Chicago Skyliners Big Band to play in PalatineApr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Chicago Skyliners Big Band to perform at Cutting Hall on April 27.

  • Jim Cummins

    Becker Bringing it in Sophomore SeasonApr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Harper sophomore Kurt Becker (Palatine, Ill./Palatine) had a great freshman year, hitting .377 and earning All-Region honors. So far in the spring 2014 baseball season, Becker is on another planet with his production. The third baseman is fourth in the nation in batting average and is already cementing his legacy as an all-time great at Harper. Becker was recently named NJCAA Div. III Player of the Week and now can lay claim to the 17th Harper College Athlete of the Week for the 2013-14 school year.

  • Midwest Sports Academy is planning its first “Who’s Got Next” 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, set for July 18-19.

    Midwest Sports Academy to host basketball tourneyApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Midwest Sports Academy invites teams of all ages and skill levels to participate in the first "Who's Got Next" 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament July 18-19.

  • Schaumburg Township Elementary School Foundation chairman Gary Caby and Captain Jack Sparrow greet guests at the foundation’s gala held Feb. 28.

    District 54 Foundation hosts 13th annual Mardi Gras eventApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Schaumburg Township Elementary School Foundation hosted its signature Mardi Gras benefit on Friday, Feb 28, at The Stonegate Conference Centre.

  • Procrastinators can Celebrate! Scientists Say it’s in Your GenesApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    If you’d rather put off until tomorrow what could be done today, blame your parents. Researchers have discovered there may be a genetic reason for these tendencies, genetically linking procrastination and impulsivity which suggests they can be inherited.

  • Harper to host etiquette dinnerApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Don’t underestimate the importance of knowing which fork to use for the salad course. How you conduct yourself at the table can impact business relationships and your credibility, according to career experts.

  • Get info on returning to collegeApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Though she earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering in her native Bolivia, Cecilia Marchant knew landing a good job in the U.S. would likely require another higher education credential.

  • Free College and Career Expo for KidsApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Dozens of demonstrations and hands-on activities will be available at this year’s College and Career Expo, put on by Harper College to inspire area students and their parents to prepare earlier for higher education.

  • Trivia Bee raises funds for Literacy ConnectionApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Information and online team registration is now available for The Literacy Connection’s 17th annual Trivia Bee Fundraiser, which takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin.

  • Schaumburg police host family self-defense seminarApr 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Schaumburg Police Department has partnered with The Vistelar Group and internationally recognized instructor Dave Young to present a free seminar designed to keep families and children safe. Family Self-Defense “Stay Safe Program 1” will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 at the Schaumburg police station, 1000 W. Schaumburg Road.

  • Winter coat drive runs through April 30Apr 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    Now that winter’s finally done, the Woodfield Area Children’s Organization wants you to clean out your closet. WACO’s End of Winter Coat drive runs through April 30 at three locations. Area dry cleaners will accept your gently-used winter coats, clean them and then distribute them to disadvantaged families in the Northwest suburbs and Kane County.

  • The official logo for the Boy Scouts of America Discovery Outpost coming to Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.

    Boy Scout recruitment site coming to WoodfieldApr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Boy Scouts of America is setting up shop on the busiest street it can find — Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. A recruitment center — the Boy Scouts of America Discovery Outpost — will open May 31 by the play area in the center of the mall, where all five councils serving the Chicago area hope to find new Scouts among the mall's estimated annual crowd of 28 million.

  • Schaumburg to join drug task force it suggestedApr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    Schaumburg police are planning to join Arlington Heights and Hanover Park on a new Northwest suburban drug task force whose June 1 creation was first suggested by Schaumburg. The formation of a Northwest Cook County arm of the 26-year-old North Central Narcotics Task Force is considered a significant step in the Schaumburg Police Department's reorganization of its own drug enforcement efforts, Police Chief James Lamkin said.

  • Ela Soccer Becomes the First Soccer Club in Illinois to Receive the 5-Star Competitive Club Award. Apr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    (April 10, 2014) LAKE ZURICH - Illinois Youth Soccer has awarded Ela Soccer Club with the 5-Star Competitive Club award. This designation complements the US Youth Soccer 5-Star Recreational Program award that Ela Soccer was awarded last year. Ela Soccer becomes the First soccer club in Illinois to receive the 5-Star Competitive Club designation and the only soccer club to have received both awards.

  • The Rozycki family got good and bad news after a story ran in the Daily Herald last week about their recovery from a fire that damaged their home. The bad news was that the health of Tucker, their beloved 14-year-old Welsh Pembroke Corgi, took a turn for the worse and had to be euthanized.

    Help and tears follow story on veterinarianApr 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    A week ago the Daily Herald reported the generous assistance provided to Roselle fire victim Donna Rozycki and her three dogs by Schaumburg veterinarian Jeffrey Bloomberg. Since then, both good news and sadness has fallen on Rozycki's household.

  • Midwest Sports Academy is planning its first “Who’s Got Next” 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, set for July 18-19.

    Midwest Sports Academy 3 on 3 basketball tournament to help underprivileged kids and cancer patientApr 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Midwest Sports Academy invites teams of all ages and skill levels to participate in the first "Who's Got Next" 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament July 18-19.

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