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  1. Arlington brothers bring the meatball to new levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Brothers Anthony and Michael Ferrazzuolo of Arlington Heights helped in their family's restaurant, called Oliveti's in Des Plaines, for a long time, both to support their parents and because they enjoyed the business. So when the St. Viator grads felt like they wanted to take a portion of the business to another level, they decided that meatballs were the answer.

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  2. Nekritz, Grossi on opposite ends of pension reform, income tax issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Daily Herald

    There's not much the candidates for the state House's 57th District seat agree on, from pension reform to extending the income tax increase. Still, Bill Grossi, a Republican making his first run for public office, says 12-year incumbent Democrat Elaine Nekritz is beatable.

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  3. Madigan, Rauner spend big on Illinois House racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Daily Herald

    State Rep. Marty Moylan tells voters he's not your typical Democrat as he bikes from house to house on the campaign trail, handing out yard signs, nail files and doggie treats with his name emblazoned on the bag. "I'm an independent running as a Democrat, that's my philosophy here," said the former Des Plaines mayor, who argues his "fiscally conservative and socially compassionate" message resonates in his district in Chicago's northwest suburbs.

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  4. How you can help rescue monarchs butterfliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Daily Herald

    How about organizing a family, "Seeds for Survival Scavenger Hunt?" Take an hour or so on Make A Difference Day, Saturday, Oct. 25, to collect butterfly friendly seeds. Native plant seeds that you collect are critical to the survival of endangered monarch butterflies and other pollinators, such as hummingbirds, butterflies and honey bees.

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  5. House 20th District candidates McAuliffe, Khan debate income tax increase, social issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Daily Herald

    From fiscal to social issues, a longtime Republican state legislator and his Democratic opponent have staked out their differences in a race for the state House's 20th District seat. State Rep. Mike McAuliffe, an 18-year incumbent from Chicago, is being challenged by political newcomer Mo Khan, a full-time law student from Park Ridge who has worked on the campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Alexi Giannoulias.

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  6. The Des Plaines Community Band Presents: Reed this, Celebrating the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Alfred Reed, American composer, arranger, conductor and educator. Reed has published over 200 works in several media.

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  7. Gloves come off in 55th District debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Daily Herald

    With less than two weeks to go before Election Day, candidates in a hotly contested Northwest suburban race for state representative sparred Wednesday night on issues ranging from their fiscal records to airport noise. Democratic state Rep. Marty Moylan is being challenged by Republican Mel Thillens, a businessman and Park Ridge park board president, in a race for the state House's 55th District seat.

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  8. Two historic downtown Des Plaines buildings up for auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Daily Herald

    The 93-year-old former Des Plaines Masonic Temple building -- perhaps the oldest downtown building -- is home to the 244-seat Leela Arts Center live theater, a banquet facility, eight storefronts, five apartments and office space. It's located on the northwest corner of Lee and Miner streets.

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  9. Halloween Hoopla coming to downtown Des PlainesRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Daily Herald

    The Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce, the Des Plaines History Center, the Des Plaines Public Library and the Des Plaines Park District will host the annual Halloween Hoopla on Saturday, Oct. 25. Spooky fun begins with a costume parade for kids in and around Metropolitan Square and on Miner Street, and a day of safe trick-or-treating at participating businesses in Des Plaines, sponsored by the chamber of commerce. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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  10. Mosque wants to expand parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Daily Herald

    The Islamic Community Center of Des Plaines has proposed an expansion of its parking lot to fix on-street neighborhood parking woes, but some neighbors don't think it'll solve much. The mosque, 480 Potter Road, purchased four nearby parcels and plans to pave over them, adding 81 parking spots that would be used from noon to 3 p.m. during Friday services and from 8 p.m. to midnight during the month of Ramadan.

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  11. Mary Olson Artwork ExhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Throughout the month of November, eighteen watercolor and oil paintings by artist Mary Olson will be on display at the Frisbee Senior Center, 52 E. Northwest Highway in Des Plaines. Mary is a member and current membership chairperson of the Des Plaines Art Guild .

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  12. What's All the Hoopla?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Daily Herald

    The Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce, the Des Plaines History Center, the Des Plaines Public Library, and the Des Plaines Park District will host the annual Halloween Hoopla on Saturday, October 25. Spooky fun begins with a costume parade for kids, in and around Metropolitan Square and on Miner Street, and a day of safe trick or treating at participating businesses in Des Plaines, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. The 2014 parade steps off at 10:00am from the center of Metropolitan Square, and is led by Jewels the Clown.

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  13. Elaine Tejcek Artwork at Des Plaines Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Daily Herald

    The November exhibit in the 3rd floor gallery area of the Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood Street, will feature oils and watercolors by Elaine Tejcek, a long time resident, member and past vice president of the Des Plaines Art Guild . Elaine has been painting on and off all her life and currently works in a representational manner.

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  14. November Meeting of the Des Plaines Art GuildRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Oil painter Ann Feldman is the featured demo artist at the next meeting of the Des Plaines Art Guild on Tuesday, November 11th at Prairie Lakes Community Center, 515 E. Thacker Street in Des Plaines at 7:00 pm. Ann left the corporate world to embark on an artistic journey and now creates stunning oil portraits and daily paintings.

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  15. LPN'S - Health Care Licensed Practical Nurse Progressive...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Health Care Licensed Practical Nurse Progressive Rehabilitation and Nursing facility has openings for LPNs full time for 7am to 3:30pm shift.

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  16. Robert Cohen, Maine Township emergency management director, dies at 65Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Robert Cohen, who rose through the ranks to become Maine Township's director of the Office of Emergency Management, died earlier this week while he was out of town in Kentucky on personal business, officials said. Cohen, 65, of Des Plaines, became a volunteer for the township in 1991, then a part-time employee in 1994, before being named interim director of the township's Emergency Management Agency in 2002.

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  17. Bar associations release Cook County judicial evaluationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Daily Herald

    The Suburban Bar Coalition this week released its evaluations of Cook County judges running for retention in the Nov. 4 general election. The SBC represents the North Suburban Bar Association, the Northwest Suburban Bar Association, the West Suburban Bar Association, the South Suburban Bar Association and the Southwest Suburban Bar Association.

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  18. Avoid urge to divide mums this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Q. I have hardy mums that bloom in the late summer and early fall. Is it OK to divide them once they have finished blooming in the fall? A. Don't be tempted to divide your mums in the fall.

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  19. Thillens faced DUI, property destruction chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Daily Herald

    A Republican candidate for state representative admits to "youthful indiscretions" some 15 years ago when he was charged with driving under the influence and destruction of property in two separate incidents. Mel Thillens, now 43, is the Park Ridge park board president running for the 55th District House seat in the state legislature, against freshman Democratic state Rep. Marty Moylan of Des Plaines. 1 comment

  20. Oakton's Des Plaines campus a certified wildlife habitatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Oakton Community College's Des Plaines campus is now a certified wildlife habitat. Careful planning, support of natural ecosystems, restoration of prairie spaces and use of native species in landscaping has helped the school achieve the certification through the National Wildlife Federation .

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