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Arlington Heights Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 30, 2015, Arlington Heights, Illinois Local hocus o Spring sports your team hark in act your team Back in action its a new season for baseball softball track and Field Badminton water Polo boys gymnastics boys Tennis boys volleyball and girls soccer. For the Best suburban coverage visit . Reprints of our sports photos Are available for Purchase online. Online election guide turn to our election 2015 web Page for some easy research on municipal races school Board races Park District Board races Library Board races and referendums. Plus Check out our endorsements. Its All at flfeno#7i,s a Yow Furnace world it tuned up at Tho Al Way to give it a in it s equally importer conditioning system for the hot and Hill ahead to help Prewo untimely breakdown Oil i ground. Having of Winter is a great Eck up. O have your air tend up and ready summer months unwanted and 4a wow Illinois state License 055-013536 plumbing a heating a Cooling a electric dh52 follow us on twitter daily Hera a Northwest suburbs in 60 seconds traffic Light out in Wheeling traffic signals at Wolf Road and Hintz Road in Wheeling will be out of service from 9 . To about 3 . Tuesday March 31, As come works on the electrical service to the signals. Traffic will be controlled by Stop sign. The work is expected to be completed before the evening Rush. Make plans to use an alternate route. Questions Call sgt. Paul Hardt of the Wheeling police department traffic unit at 847 459-2649 Board hopefuls talk business a business focused Arlington Heights trustee candidate forum will be held tuesday March 31, following a business after hours gathering at the rolling Green country club 2525 e. Rand Road Arlington Heights. The business meet and Greet is 4 30-6 . And the candidate forum is 6-7 . Questions for the candidates will be based on what Arlington Heights chamber of Commerce members said they want asked. The forum is free. Register for the business after hours at registration for the forum is not necessary. Six candidates Are running for four seats on the Village Board in the april 7 election. Come hear your legislators the league of women voters of the Palatine area is sponsoring a legislative update for the Public with seven local officials at 6 30 . Thursday april 2, at the rolling Meadows Library 31 to Martin Lane. Expected to attend state sen. Matt Murphy state reps. Michelle Mussman Tom Morrison Elaine Nekritz Cook county commissioner Gregg Goslin Cook county circuit court judge John Curry and rolling Meadows mayor Tom Rooney. Panellists will have 5 minutes to present legislative updates relevant to their office key legislative initiatives that they Are involved in and what they Hope to accomplish during their current term of office. Audience generated questions will be addressed during the last half hour. Details at . Electronics recycling resumes residents of mount Prospect and other communities in the solid waste Agency of Northern Cook county can drop off unwanted electronics at the mount Prospect Public works building 1700 w. Central Road from to . To noon wednesdays beginning april 8 through the end of october. Visit , or to review the list of acceptable items. For information Call 847 870-5640. Putting certain electronics items in the garbage is prohibited under the Illinois product recycling and reuse act effective Jan. 1,2012. Since then the Village site has taken in More than 250,000 pounds of electronics for recycling. Its their turn alternative schools experience no March madness by Steve Zalusky Salusk t Lily Herald com March offers the exciting spectacle of High school and College basketball players testing their skills at the highest level of Competition. But what about those athletes whose off court issues keep them out of the academic a and athletic a mainstream some got their own taste of March madness this weekend through the Chicago area alternative education leagues 37th annual Capel state basketball tournament amp Art fair held at Forest View education Center in Arlington Heights. Teams of Junior High and High school students from 25 schools took part in Competition in four High school divisions and one Junior High division. The students have been placed in alternative schools because of behavioural issues truancy and learning disabilities. Capel executive director John Martin the events guiding Force since he founded it in 1976, said that during one of the leagues Early tournaments facilities were so lacking that a Basket needed to be built from the ground up because of a hoop shortage. Today Capel provides services to More than 100,000 students across the Region. Quot a lot of these kids have never had the Opportunity to be part of a team a Martin said. Those viewing the action from the bleachers sunday watched highly competitive basketball with players diving for Loose balls attempting risky passes and taking some hard fouls. But they also saw impressive displays of sportsmanship a with players taking a breather going to the other teams Bench first to deliver High fives and teams standing in a Circle after die game to acknowledge opponents with sportsmanship ribbons. Sportsmanship is emphasized More than wins and losses. In fact the biggest trophies Are handed out for sportsmanship. Quot we have kids who realize that it s about something bigger than what the scoreboard says a said Kristin Stermin coach of the . School of expressive arts and learning South sonics Junior High team based in Romeoville. The students have a powerful incentive in place to display those values a playing me. Quot they need to maintain grades maintain appropriate Behaviours in the classroom in therapeutic groups in lunch to earn their Way to basketball practice and games a said Katie Dobry coach of the . North sabres Junior High earn from Lombard which draws students from suburban communities including Schaumburg Pala one and Wheaton. Desire and sportsmanship rather than skill Are the determining factors in playing time. Quot we could have the greatest athlete in the world. But if he a showboating and not being a Good teammate he does t come with us to basketball a Dobry said. In the Case of Josh Browning a 14-year-old member of the sabres from Wheaton spectators saw a combination of skill and sportsmanship. During a matchup Between the sonics and the sabres won by the sonics in overtime Josh was Busy on both sides of the court at one Point tipping away the Ball from an opponent and driving All the Way to undocumented students ineligible for Harper program by Doug t. Graham undocumented students will not be Able to participate in Harper colleges new program that guarantees free tuition for students who meet performance standards because the process requires a social Security number school officials said sunday. Harper spokesman Phil Burdick said under the new Harper Promise program students must Complete a free application for Federal student Aid or Hafsa they provide a social Security number. Under the Harper Promise students must seek other forms of financial Aid along with the programs assistance. Quot students have to apply for All financial Aid first and Promise picks up the rest a Burdick said. Burdick said Harper has other scholarship programs available for undocumented students. The colleges students Are never asked to provide a social Security number or any proof of their citizenship he added. Quot the College is open to anyone Quot Burdick said. Quot we just assign students a student id Harper does not keep records of How Many undocumented students Are enrolled he said. The Harper Promise program pledges two years of free tuition to local High school students who stay on top of their grades Don t skip class and perform Community service. Those who do make the Cut get the big Reward four consecutive semesters of free tuition saving them by today a rate up to $3,892.50 a year. More information on the Promise programs qualifications can be found on the Harper College website. $100 for woman who tends to the homeless ill family District 211 player Marshon Cook of Palatine steals the Ball from the Cove red team during the 37th annual Chicago area alternative education basketball tournament sunday at Forest View education Center in Arlington Heights. Teams from across the suburbs and Chicago competed in the weekend tournament. I l b e r t r Bolcher la Boucher 5 Dail Herald. Com the Basket for a Fry up. But he also went out of his Way to support his teammates. Josh said he was sent to the . School because he was into fighting. Back then he said playing sports was All about winning. Quot they have helped me learn that eventually its not just winning a he said. Quot i m getting better about involving my Michael Schack executive director of Joseph Academy in Des Plaines appreciates the opportunities provided by Capel. Quot this organization Capel is a powerhouse for the Chicago area to give children that Are marginalized and have challenges in their lives tremendous opportunities a he said. Today s Winner of a $100 Bill through the believe project is Ann Zwolski of Bartlett. Here is an excerpt of her suggestion Quot Diane organized meals for pads for her Church for More than 20 years. She recently handed this off to someone else since she now cares for her husband who uses a wheelchair and her sister who also is ill. She is running them to doctor s appointments or caring for them daily and up through the night with them. She is the most giving person i know. She deserves the Money to pamper a the believe project mails a $1 of Bill each Day to someone with a Good idea for How to use it to do a Good deed for someone else

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