Daily Herald's Week in Photos

 
 
  • Ingleside Dog n Suds employee Kim Martinez wipes down the outdoor menus Thursday morning at the restaurant getting ready for business. The drive-in restaurant is planning to stay open this season until around the middle of October.

    Ingleside Dog n Suds employee Kim Martinez wipes down the outdoor menus Thursday morning at the restaurant getting ready for business. The drive-in restaurant is planning to stay open this season until around the middle of October. Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

  • William Illyes, Jr. of South Elgin fishes along the shore of the Fox River at South End Park in West Dundee on Thursday evening.

    William Illyes, Jr. of South Elgin fishes along the shore of the Fox River at South End Park in West Dundee on Thursday evening. Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Carmie Maisenbach of Schaumburg, left, gets a free tee shirt for a relative leaving for Afghanistan, from MaryBeth Beiersdorf from Salute, Inc of Palatine at the Veterans Resource Night at Harper College.

    Carmie Maisenbach of Schaumburg, left, gets a free tee shirt for a relative leaving for Afghanistan, from MaryBeth Beiersdorf from Salute, Inc of Palatine at the Veterans Resource Night at Harper College. Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

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Chris Gayitan, 16, of Carpentersville, practices riding his BMX bicycle on The Hill BMX track in the Elgin Sports Complex Wednesday. He said it was only his fourth time at the facility and he wants to start racing there soon.

    Chris Gayitan, 16, of Carpentersville, practices riding his BMX bicycle on The Hill BMX track in the Elgin Sports Complex Wednesday. He said it was only his fourth time at the facility and he wants to start racing there soon. John Starks | Staff Photographer

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Ava Oldenburg, 2, of Linderhurst cores an apple as toddlers enjoy All About Apples during the Lake County Forest Preserve's Little Sprouts program Wednesday at the Bonner Heritage Farm in Lindenhurst.

    Ava Oldenburg, 2, of Linderhurst cores an apple as toddlers enjoy All About Apples during the Lake County Forest Preserve's Little Sprouts program Wednesday at the Bonner Heritage Farm in Lindenhurst. Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

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Laura Miller of Lindenhurst helps her son Aidan, 3, create an apple name tag while his friend, Michael Titus, 4, works on his during the Lake County Forest Preserve's Little Sprouts program Wednesday.

    Laura Miller of Lindenhurst helps her son Aidan, 3, create an apple name tag while his friend, Michael Titus, 4, works on his during the Lake County Forest Preserve's Little Sprouts program Wednesday. Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

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Morgan Kimball, a sophomore visual communications student at Judson University, paints a landscape of the Elgin campus Tuesday.

    Morgan Kimball, a sophomore visual communications student at Judson University, paints a landscape of the Elgin campus Tuesday. John Starks | Staff Photographer

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Wheaton resident Annie Soderstrom's face is covered with her hair as she takes a walk along Seminary Avenue during a windy day Tuesday in Wheaton.

    Wheaton resident Annie Soderstrom's face is covered with her hair as she takes a walk along Seminary Avenue during a windy day Tuesday in Wheaton. Tanit Jarusan | Staff Photographer

  • Elk Grove fire department personnel standby at the scene of an overturned semi trailer at the intersection of Elmhurst and Touhy roads in Elk Grove. The driver was taken to the hospital after being trapped inside for a short time.

    Elk Grove fire department personnel standby at the scene of an overturned semi trailer at the intersection of Elmhurst and Touhy roads in Elk Grove. The driver was taken to the hospital after being trapped inside for a short time. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

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Mayor Al Larson hands out candy to kids at the Schaumburg Septemberfest Parade Monday morning on Summit Drive.

    Mayor Al Larson hands out candy to kids at the Schaumburg Septemberfest Parade Monday morning on Summit Drive. Bill Zars | Staff Photographer

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Cub Scout pack 493 marches to a big crowd in attendance Monday at the Schaumburg Septemberfest Parade.

    Cub Scout pack 493 marches to a big crowd in attendance Monday at the Schaumburg Septemberfest Parade. Bill Zars | Staff Photographer

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Storyteller Linda Gorham entertains a relaxed crowd Monday at the Fox Valley Folk Music and Storytelling Festival in Island Park in Geneva.

    Storyteller Linda Gorham entertains a relaxed crowd Monday at the Fox Valley Folk Music and Storytelling Festival in Island Park in Geneva. John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • Dale Stallmann of Aurora sits under a tree and plays his steel guitar as he waits for a friend Monday at the Fox Valley Folk Music and Storytelling Festival in Island Park in Geneva. The guitar was found on the curb and Stallmann refurbished it.

    Dale Stallmann of Aurora sits under a tree and plays his steel guitar as he waits for a friend Monday at the Fox Valley Folk Music and Storytelling Festival in Island Park in Geneva. The guitar was found on the curb and Stallmann refurbished it. John Starks | Staff Photographer

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Tim Kasprzak, 6, gives a wave and a shout Monday as he spots his grandfather in the Naperville Last Fling parade in downtown Naperville. His grandfather is a member of the Naperville Municipal Band.

    Tim Kasprzak, 6, gives a wave and a shout Monday as he spots his grandfather in the Naperville Last Fling parade in downtown Naperville. His grandfather is a member of the Naperville Municipal Band. Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

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Randy Bernstein of Magic by Randy gives Sharon Zavlin, 9, of Buffalo Grove a new hairdo on the last day of Buffalo Grove Days Monday at Emmerich Park.

    Randy Bernstein of Magic by Randy gives Sharon Zavlin, 9, of Buffalo Grove a new hairdo on the last day of Buffalo Grove Days Monday at Emmerich Park. Bill Zars | Staff Photographer

  • Maddie Orloff, 10, of Riverwoods successfully snags the ball from her cousin Jordan Krasner, 8, of Vernon Hills during a keep away game on the beach at Independence Grove near Libertyville Monday.

    Maddie Orloff, 10, of Riverwoods successfully snags the ball from her cousin Jordan Krasner, 8, of Vernon Hills during a keep away game on the beach at Independence Grove near Libertyville Monday. Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

  • Two-year-old Ethan Cloonan of Lincolnshire chases the tail of a kite his father, Joe Cloonan, was flying Monday at the Independence Grove Forest Preserve near Libertyville. The preserve was packed with families enjoying the Labor Day holiday.

    Two-year-old Ethan Cloonan of Lincolnshire chases the tail of a kite his father, Joe Cloonan, was flying Monday at the Independence Grove Forest Preserve near Libertyville. The preserve was packed with families enjoying the Labor Day holiday. Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

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Brian Bottomley of Joliet finishes with among the top 100 runners at the third-annual Half Madness Marathon in Batavia early Sunday morning.

    Brian Bottomley of Joliet finishes with among the top 100 runners at the third-annual Half Madness Marathon in Batavia early Sunday morning. Rena Naltsas | Staff Photographer

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The Zipper drew some of the largest crowds on the last day of Summer Sunset Festival in Lake in the Hills.

    The Zipper drew some of the largest crowds on the last day of Summer Sunset Festival in Lake in the Hills. John Starks | Staff Photographer

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Firefighter of the Year John McNeill holds his daughter Annie, 2, during the national anthem at the Gurnee Breakfast Exchange Club 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Sunday at Viking Park.

    Firefighter of the Year John McNeill holds his daughter Annie, 2, during the national anthem at the Gurnee Breakfast Exchange Club 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Sunday at Viking Park. Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

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Carol and Neil Cloe of Grayslake, with Elmo in tow, drive their Ford Model A in the Buffalo Grove Days parade. They're members of the Chain O' Lakes Model A Club in Antioch.

    Carol and Neil Cloe of Grayslake, with Elmo in tow, drive their Ford Model A in the Buffalo Grove Days parade. They're members of the Chain O' Lakes Model A Club in Antioch. Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Robyn Albertini of Napervilllle helps her daughter Lauryn, 6, hit the bullseye during a game at the Naperville Jaycees Last Fling celebration in downtown Naperville.

    Robyn Albertini of Napervilllle helps her daughter Lauryn, 6, hit the bullseye during a game at the Naperville Jaycees Last Fling celebration in downtown Naperville. Tanit Jarusan | Staff Photographer

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Vivianna Paleaz, 9, of Naperville participates in a pie-eating competition Sunday at the Naperville Jaycees Last Fling celebration. She won first place in the 10-and-under division.

    Vivianna Paleaz, 9, of Naperville participates in a pie-eating competition Sunday at the Naperville Jaycees Last Fling celebration. She won first place in the 10-and-under division. Tanit Jarusan | Staff Photographer

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John Burke of Lake Zurich and Melanie Gackowski of Richmond build a tower on a Lego model of Alexian Field on display at the Flyers' Kids Zone at Alexian Field, home of the Flyers.

    John Burke of Lake Zurich and Melanie Gackowski of Richmond build a tower on a Lego model of Alexian Field on display at the Flyers' Kids Zone at Alexian Field, home of the Flyers. Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Dan Watts of North Aurora pedals his European recumbent bicycle through Island Park with a guitar and mandolin strapped on the back during the Fox Valley Folk Music & Storytelling Festival in Geneva Sunday.

    Dan Watts of North Aurora pedals his European recumbent bicycle through Island Park with a guitar and mandolin strapped on the back during the Fox Valley Folk Music & Storytelling Festival in Geneva Sunday. John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • Mike Potter of Mt. Prospect, playing a violin that is more than 250 years old, Bill Morris of Glen Ellyn, playing  harmonica, and Ron Novit, of Lincolnshire, on banjo, have an impromptu jam session at the Fox Valley Folk Music & Storytelling fest.

    Mike Potter of Mt. Prospect, playing a violin that is more than 250 years old, Bill Morris of Glen Ellyn, playing harmonica, and Ron Novit, of Lincolnshire, on banjo, have an impromptu jam session at the Fox Valley Folk Music & Storytelling fest. John Starks | Staff Photographer

Published: 9/13/2010 12:07 AM