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Arlington Heights Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 8, 2008, Arlington Heights, Illinois
Local locus Foj readers comments at a historic win Obama first Black president so where do i Send my letter to renounce my citizenship i would prefer to not have my wealth that i went to school for worked for saved for and was counting on for my retirement be a redistributed a posted by rm1911 i really feel like gloating but i wont i am just so Happy that our country will be on the right track again i Haven to Felt this awesome in a Long time about the state of the nation. A posted by a burbs this is an historic moment. We have witnessed it. Obama a speech was typical Obama material a he spoke of us and America not himself Mccain was extraordinarily gracious in his Concession speech a it is too bad he was robbed from the nomination 8 years ago because he would have been tar better than George Bush but it Wasny to to be. A posted by Mehrra not my president. I will reject him As strongly As the liberals rejected Bush. Good Luck Barack Hussein Obama you will need it. A posted by evil conservative Santa bugs Bunny share top Billing in Mev tunes play Park makes its debut at Woodfield mall by Eileen o. Daday daily Herald correspondent the arrival of Santa Claus at Woodfield shopping Center always comes As big news but on Friday he had to share top Billing with the likes of bugs Bunny and tweety Bird. Is nothing sacred the up staging was part of the plan by officials at the Schaumburg mall who wanted to maximize the number of children on hand when they unveiled their new interactive Looney tunes play Park located outside Macy s. Consequently when marketing director Usa Strieker announced someone was coming children turned their Heads to see not Santa but bugs Bunny decked out in a Tuxedo for the Bash with tweety Bird just behind him. The whimsical characters posed for photos with youngsters before mall management and representatives from Alexian Brothers children s Hospital who Are sponsoring the Park formally Cut the ribbon. Quot in Light of childhood obesity we think of a Santa leads a Parade at Woodfield mall. Better Way to promote healthy Active living Quot said Marcy Waxiler Alexian paediatrics specially group director. In the play area kids can climb aboard a super sized Teeter totter with Yosemite Sam jump in a raft with Pepe be Pew and his Girlfriend fifi la fume and play hopscotch with the tasmanian Devil. Parents gave the colourful play scape rave reviews and said it was a Long time coming. Quot this is great. With the Winter months coming it gives the kids something to do Quot said Katie Hilldebrand of rolling Meadows As her i year old Ella toddled around. Quot normally i Don t bring the kids when i go to the mall but now i likewise Ula Slivkov of Des Plaines and daughter Mia 3, said they loved to see All the characters incorporated into the Park. Quot i m a stay at Home mom so i come Here once or twice a week to hang out Quot Slivkov said. Quot i love it just love parents also found three Alexian Brothers interactive workstations in front of the new play area. They provide information on a variety of health topics through accessing the Alexian Brothers Hospital network web site. Quot a play Park has been the no. I thing requested by our patrons for years Quot said Woodfield general manager Marc Strich. Quot this has been in the works for nearly six years Between working with our corporate partners so we re absolutely delighted to be opening it just As the children were allowed into the 1,600-Square-foot play area the rumble of Drums grabbed their attention. From out of nowhere the Woodfield mail s new Looney tunes themed play Park debuted Friday. Conant High school drum line appeared looking every bit like toy soldiers marching to the beat of their cadences and leading Santa himself into the Center court area. The procession wove its Way around the mall before leading shoppers Back to the co cast connections court where the 28-foot Holiday tree surrounded by a Model train layout and three 6-foot Snow globes have created a Winter wonderland. This years display takes its Cue from Quot the Polar express and includes three dimensional scenes from the movie life size sculptures of characters from the film and an interactive train engine room with realistic rumbling and movement effects. Pho i of by Joi i Amanda Hintz 4, of Lake in the Hills plays on tweety Bird in the Looney tunes themed play Park at Woodfield shopping Center. Buffalo Grove cherishes its veterans by Nadia Malik to Malik daily Herald. Rom the Buffalo Grove Park District s dedication to honouring its veterans returns with a Celebration tuesday. The District opened veterans Park last year with memorials for All five branches of the military and it holds the annual ceremony to Honor those who have served. A both our Board of commissioners and staff feel strongly about veterans Day and everything that our veterans do for us Quot said Mike Terson Park District spokesman. Quot the new development of veterans Park last year and this event we do annually is just a Small Way we can show our appreciation for everything we re Able to enjoy in Buffalo Grove because of our the Celebration will begin with refreshments from 12 15 to 1 15 . Tuesday nov. La at Buffalo Grove High school i too w. Dundee Road. The program will Start at 1 30 . And include Singer header Braoudakis the afternoon will also include the presentation of colors by Marine air control group 48 from great lakes speeches a service Flag ceremony by the Champion eagles color guard Post 208 american legion in Arlington Heights and music by the brass quintet from the Navy band at great lakes. Terson said people approach him throughout the year to thank the Park District for its events honouring veterans. Quot that s a Nice feeling to be a part of an organization that does that Quot he said. For More Call 847 850-2117. Northwest suburbs in 60 seconds suburban Man charged rolling Meadows police have accused a 22-year-old Man with having a sexual relationship with a 12-year-old girl. David Guzman of the 2300 Block of Algonquin Road was charged with two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child for incidents in september and october police said. In addition there is a warrant for his deportation. Bond was set at $35,000, and Guzman is to appear in court dec. I in rolling Meadows. Man charged with sex crime a 19-year-old Man from the Palatine area faces two charges after being arrested in Busse Woods with a 13-year-old girl in his car. Rogelio Valdez of the 1500 Block of West Norway was charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child and criminal sexual abuse a Cook county sheriffs police spokeswoman said. They told police they Are Boyfriend and Girlfriend spokeswoman Penny Mateck said. Bond was set at $100,000. He has a dec. 5 court Date in rolling Meadows. Gas Back on in Schaumburg for the second time this year residents at a Schaumburg apartment Complex were without natural Gas shut off Becaj amp pm paid die Bills on time according to Nicor officials. Gas was shut off wednesday for at least four units at the 300-unit grand Vista of Schaumburg apartments at Golf Road and Knollwood drive. Up to 50 units May have been affected. A Nicor spokesman said apartment management was notified in october that the Gas would be turned off due to late payments. The Utility company turned the Gas Back on Friday afternoon after reaching a payment agreement with the apartment management the spokesman added. A woman answering the phone at the apartment Complex said that Gas was shut off because of a mistake by Nicor. She added that die problem had been rectified and that there were no problems with payment. Nicor turned Gas off at 24 units at the same Complex in april due to late payments. Prospect High cites Honor. Business week Magazine has picked mount Prospect As the Best Community in the country to raise children Prospect High school principal Kurt Laasko said in a letter to parents this week also lauding the school s 12th place performance in statewide test data. He said he had been interviewed for a Story on the Honor in which school performance was a Factor. Business week declined to comment. Celebrate in Streamwood Streamwood residents Are invited today to celebrate the Community s Many cultures with a variety of native foods and fun. The Community relations commission presents die free Quot cultures of our Community Quot event from 2 to 4 . At the Park place family recreation Center 550 s. Park blvd. Craft Sale at High school More than 150 craters will be Selling items at the annual Holiday Craft Boudquet today at rolling Meadows High school 2901 Central Road. Hours Are 9 . To 4 . Admission is $2. Armed robbers sought Arlington Heights police Are invest gang an armed robbery and Home invasion that occurred Friday afternoon. At 3 30 . Police responded to a Call from an apartment on the 2200 Block of South Goeb Bert Road where a resident reported two men demanded Money and property sgt. Bob Murray said. Police believe the men Are known by the victim. Officials Are looking for die two individuals but As of Friday night did no to have anyone in custody. 1 there has never been a better time to improve your House. \ i m met we of w$rn50th Anni versa client appreciation event act now and receive a free 50�?� plasma a div As our gift with any custom Home addition or renovation project Over $50,000. 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