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  • Editorial: Time for a checkup on red-light camera use Nov 28, 2014 5:01 AM
    Red-light cameras are in the news again, so perhaps it's time for towns to do a checkup on them. Are they being used for safety, and not revenue? a Daily Herald editorial asks.

     
  • Arlington Heights Community Concert Band continues holiday tradition Nov 28, 2014 9:09 AM
    The Arlington Heights Community Concert Band will present its annual, free holiday concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, in the auditorium of Forest View Educational Center, 2121 S. Goebbert Road, Arlington Heights.

     
  • Mom delivers baby in Schaumburg stairwell Nov 28, 2014 5:47 PM
    A Schaumburg woman gave birth to a healthy baby boy in a stairwell of a luxury condo building Friday morning, authorities said.

     
  • Video gambling in flower shops, horse barns? Machines’ reach questioned Nov 28, 2014 5:54 PM
    Since video gambling began in Illinois two years ago, the slot-like terminals have been showing up in places lawmakers never imagined — floral shops, laundromats, liquor stores and gas stations. They’re also now the main attraction at dozens of storefront bistros and cafes geared toward women. Video gambling has become big business for the state, but it’s also raised some second thoughts in the process.

     
  • Suspect arrested after Elk Grove Village robbery Nov 27, 2014 3:14 PM
    A suspect remained in custody awaiting charges Thursday following a robbery at an Elk Grove Village sandwich shop, police said.

     
  • Elk Grove nonprofit CEO makes a difference in the community Nov 26, 2014 10:45 AM
    A college English major, Kenneth Young Center CEO Mitchell Bruski so loved literature that he went to work for a bookstore after graduation. But it was through conversations with other book-lovers about the stories contained in those pages that he learned about his true passion in life. “The things I liked about literature was that it dealt with the human condition. Rather than doing it secondhand, I thought maybe it’s better to do it firsthand."

     
  • Some suburban immigrants see hope, some don’t in Obama plan Nov 26, 2014 4:58 PM
    Maria, a 25-year-old single mother and undocumented immigrant from Crystal Lake, says President Barack Obama’s sweeping and controversial changes to immigration policy ease her fears of being separated by deportation from her children, ages 3 and 5 and both American citizens. But others like Jorge, 39, who is undocumented and lives in Elgin, had their hopes dashed by the president’s announcement last week.

     
  • New Bartlett Arts Center to hold Ribbon Cutting on December 9 Nov 28, 2014 6:58 AM
    New Bartlett Arts Center to hold Ribbon Cutting on December 9

     
  • Library Presents “Tales from the Sitcom Trenches” Nov 26, 2014 8:59 AM
    Library Presents “Tales from the Sitcom Trenches”

     
  • Extension offers tips on choosing perfect Christmas tree Nov 25, 2014 9:46 PM
    Selecting the perfect Christmas tree this holiday season is simply a matter of following a few steps. “When I was growing up, we would often cut down a Christmas tree growing on my grandparents’ farm,” said Ron Wolford, a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator. “Today you can purchase trees from garden centers, pop-up lots, big box stores, and Christmas tree farms. The following tips can help you select a fresh tree for your home and keep it looking its best throughout the holiday season.”

     
  • Top ten tips for holiday food safety Nov 24, 2014 6:53 PM
    As families and friends across Illinois makes plans for their holiday feasts, the Illinois Poison Center is offering its top ten tips for proper food handling techniques this season. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 76 million people experience foodborne illness each year.

     
  • Images: The Week in Pictures Nov 24, 2014 1:51 PM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures gallery features Daily Herald staff photos of people living in the coldest temperatures of the season so far, a cougar delivering frozen turkeys, and a doctor who still makes house calls, representing more than two dozen communities.

     
  • Elk Grove Village to increase property tax levy 1 percent Nov 21, 2014 6:22 PM
    Elk Grove Village’s overall property tax levy is set to rise by 1 percent due to a slight increase in the pension portion of the levy, officials said.

     
  • Self-published authors can enter Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author contest Nov 20, 2014 9:02 PM
    Illinois authors who have self-published an adult fiction book may enter the second year of the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author project until Monday, Dec. 15. The Soon to be Famous Illinois Author project is being coordinated in collaboration with the Illinois Library Association and Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) and is supported by the American Library Association Digital Content Working Group, the Public Library Association (PLA), Illinois Heartland Library System.

     
  • Sedgebrook Woodworker Brings New Life to Old Finds Nov 21, 2014 5:59 PM
    Don Hollenbeck is disturbed by “move-in-ready” home makeover TV shows. “I can’t understand how people can just come into a place with things that someone else has picked out and set up for them,” said the woodworker and resident of Sedgebrook, a senior living community in Lincolnshire.

     
  • Property tax appeal seminar to be held Dec. 1 Nov 25, 2014 10:00 AM
    Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak will hold a property tax assessment appeal seminar for taxpayers seeking to appeal their 2014 property tax assessments at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, at the Hanover Township Senior Center.

     
  • Cook of the Year aims for Food Network challenge Nov 19, 2014 2:44 PM
    Now that she's been crowned 2014 Cook of the Year, Jamie Andrade isn’t letting the burners cool. She’s eagerly awaiting word from the Food Network where she applied for a slot in an upcoming competition for home cooks. If all goes well we’ll have a chance to see more of Jamie’s easygoing style and award-winning cooking in the future. “I’m hoping that winning the Daily Herald’s Cook of the Week Challenge will give me the last edge I need,” she said.

     
  • Elk Grove finalizes lineup for summer concert series Nov 19, 2014 5:30 AM
    Elk Grove Village will spend $360,000 next summer to pay for six concerts on five nights featuring artists primarily from the 1970s and 1980s. The lineup for the seventh annual Mid-Summer Classics Concert Series includes Kenny Rogers, Kansas, 38 Special, Travis Tritt, Christopher Cross and Air Supply.

     
  • Jingle All the Way at Santa Hustle 5K: Comin’ to Town Saturday, Dec. 6th Nov 17, 2014 4:05 PM
    Join in on the jolly fun at the 6th annual Santa Hustle 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, December 6th starting at Chicago’s iconic Soldier Field. Race participants will be suited up with a Santa hat and beard-compliments of event producer Adrenaline Sports Management-along with a newly designed dri-fit Santa sweatshirt to boot!

     
  • Images: The Week in Pictures Nov 17, 2014 1:01 AM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures gallery features Daily Herald staff photos of veterans on their day, a young chef with a new hamburger, and the first appearance of Santa to the gallery, representing more than 20 communities.

     
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