Editorial

Susan Sarkauskas

Staff Writer
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Susan Sarkauskas started work at the Daily Herald in 1990 as a copy editor on the Neighbor desk; was an assistant city editor in the DuPage County bureau; then returned to the Neighbor production staff as the Daily Herald expanded into Elgin and Tri-Cities areas.

Responsibilities included editing copy, designing pages and, for several years, writing features about local houses of worship. In 2007, she became a reporter for the Tri-Cities, North Aurora and Kaneland areas. Before coming to the Daily Herald, Sarkauskas worked for several years for the Suburban LIFE Graphic newspaper as a reporter. Sarkauskas grew up in Woodridge, and now calls Batavia home. She is a graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. In her spare time, Sarkauskas has served on the governing council for her church, and was co-director for 10 years of its vacation Bible school. For several years, she was an advisory member of the board of a parochial school.

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Aug 26 2016 | 9:31 am - Rosemont has a new public safety officer, and he’s one cop you don’t want to get angry. Here’s how “The Incredible Hulk” Lou Ferrigno joined Rosemont’s public safety department.

Batavia aldermen are OK with demolishing former church

Aug 25 2016 | 10:53 am - Most Batavia aldermen are OK with demolishing former church to make way for development.

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Aug 24 2016 | 4:21 pm - Suburban entertainment businessman Ron Onesti is helping organize a campaign to donate money to help victims of the earthquake that struck central Italy.

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Aug 23 2016 | 10:48 pm - It could cost at least $2.4 million to fix flooding problems in an east-side Batavia neighborhood, engineers said Tuesday.

Man injured when truck falls on him at Batavia repair shop

Aug 23 2016 | 12:58 pm - A man was injured Tuesday morning when a truck fell off a lift and on to him while he was underneath it, Batavia police said.

Geneva schools looking for savings on construction debt interest

Aug 22 2016 | 11:48 pm - Geneva taxpayers may see some relief on the payments they are making on money borrowed 10 years ago for a construction campaign. The bonds are finally callable, and the district intends to refund them with new bonds, at a lower interest rate,...

North Aurora special census to start Sept. 1

Aug 23 2016 | 8:51 am - A special census will start in parts of North Aurora Sept. 1

Car driver ticketed in Batavia crash that killed motorcyclist

Aug 19 2016 | 5:28 pm - A 15-year-old student driver has been ticketed in connection with an Aug. 4 crash that killed a motorcyclist in Batavia.

Cops & Crime: $60,000 bail for a frosty beer out of stranger’s fridge?

Aug 19 2016 | 1:13 pm - In their inaugural Cops & Crime column, Charles Keeshan and Susan Sarkauskas write about a woman who was sent to jail on $60,000 bail on charges she stole a frosty beer from a home in Wheeling. They also look at a suburban group that might end up...

Geneva eyes app for paying parking fees

Aug 19 2016 | 3:07 pm - Geneva may let people pay for single-day parking near the train station with a mobile app.

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