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FRONT PAGE ROUNDUP | Archives start 2-23-2009 (use upper right SEARCH BOX “2-23-2009“)
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Des Plaines man dies in swimming accident in Mexico – Fri, 3 Apr 2009
A key executive in the Wirtz Corporation has died in a freak swimming accident off the coast of Mexico. Arnie Piechocki, 47, of Des Plaines, ran Wirtz Realty for the prominent Chicago family, overseeing its 27 buildings and 2,000 apartments on Chicago’s north lakefront.
Cook County briefs – Sat, 4 Apr 2009
Eleven of 18 people arrested last month at an underage drinking party in Buffalo Grove pleaded guilty in a court hearing March 27.
Siblings support incumbent Arlington Hts. mayor over their brother – Fri, 3 Apr 2009
It’s only a negative ad to one person. This week, Philip Walter’s brother and sister took out an ad in the Daily Herald endorsing Walter’s challenger for village president, incumbent Arlene Mulder – although they did misspell her name.
Daily Herald photo contest finalists – Fri, 3 Apr 2009
Northwest suburbs in 60 seconds – Fri, 3 Apr 2009
Chefs’ Fest returns April 21; Palatine ‘green’ run Saturday; doggy egg hunt Saturday; finance crimes highlighted; give input for grant program
Buffalo Grove candidates get down to business – Thu, 2 Apr 2009
During a forum at Buffalo Grove High School, candidates for Buffalo Grove village board discussed ways to keep the village lean.
Arlington Heights police find guns, ammo inside standoff house – Thu, 2 Apr 2009
Arlington Heights police found more than 30 guns and several hundred rounds of ammunition inside the home of a man involved in an eight-hour standoff this week.
Northwest suburban clubs & hobbies – Fri, 3 Apr 2009
Northwest Women’s Connection luncheon: Noon Thursday, April 9, Concorde Banquets, 20922 N. Rand Road, Kildeer. Judy Dagraedt presents, “Peace in the Midst of Turmoil.” $17. Reservations required before Friday, April 3. Jill, (847) 358-5830.
Northwest suburban pets and wildlife – Fri, 3 Apr 2009
Going Green with Native Plants: The Schaumburg Park District and Schaumburg Community Garden Club are accepting pre-orders until Monday, April 20, for the annual sale of native wildflowers, grasses, trees and shrubs.
Northwest suburban crafts & bazaars – Fri, 3 Apr 2009
Silent Auction: Through 9 p.m. Monday, April 27, Indian Trails Public Library, 355 S. Schoenbeck Road, Wheeling. The Foundation for the Indian Trails Public Library District will host a silent auction for the public.
Your faith:Cook County – Fri, 3 Apr 2009
Deadline for submissions is noon Monday. Due to space limitations, not all “Your Faith” items are listed here. The complete column appears on the Daily Herald Web site, dailyherald.com. To submit items, e-mail [email protected], or send fax to (847) 427-1301.
Collins to Illinois legislators: where do you stand on corruption? – Thu, 2 Apr 2009
In the wake of Thursday’s scathing indictment of Illinois politics, each and every lawmaker should be asked where they stand on public corruption and what they specifically intend to do about it, the head of the Illinois Reform Commission says.