Orrin Schwarz, Daily Herald

Orrin Schwarz

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  • KaneCounty Chronicle
  • Sauk Valley Media
  • Northwest Herald
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Past articles by Orrin:

Why manufacturing, warehouse space is in such high demand in the Chicago area

Talk about the current state of the suburban industrial real estate market quickly trends toward superlatives. To be clear, it's a national trend as well. But the Chicago area is setting the pace. → Read More

The best reason for businesses to locate in the Chicago area

While there are many stories about businesses citing taxes or unions or weather as reasons for going elsewhere, perhaps they're overlooking at least one very persuasive reason to remain in or relocate to the Chicago area: the labor force. → Read More

Changing the narrative: Out-of-state businesses are buying Illinois' sales pitch

Intersect Illinois -- a group formed in 2016 by then Gov. Bruce Rauner that counts many of Illinois' biggest and best-known corporations as funders -- is telling Illinois' story to out-of-state businesses in hopes they will move here. Many of them like what they hear. → Read More

Glenbard South victory at Glenbard East is meaningful

By the time Week 8 rolls around in the high school football season, games take on extra meaning. So Glenbard South's 40-20 victory Friday on Senior Night at Glenbard East didn't just earn the Raiders a victory against their district rivals. → Read More

Optimism for regional economy reigns at Choose DuPage event

A panel at a Choose DuPage hybrid event agreed the regional economic outlook is very strong. → Read More

Attorney: Lombard man charged with murder in Elmhurst acted in self-defense

An attorney for a Lombard accused of killing a 28-year-old man earlier this month in Elmhurst says his client acted in self-defense. → Read More

Bail set for two suspects in Naperville murder said to arise from gun sale dispute

A Bellwood man was ordered held on $4 million bail Friday related to a shooting Sunday in Naperville that killed an Aurora teenager and injured another. Bail was set at $1.5 milion for his co-defendant, an Aurora woman. → Read More

Portillo's execs call IPO a success

Portillo's executives labeled the company's IPO Thursday a success, saying it is a "first step for us in a long-term journey." → Read More

First Midwest to merge with Indiana bank

First Midwest announced Tuesday it will merge with a bank based in Evansville, Indiana, and assume that bank's name, Old National, creating the sixth-largest bank in the Midwest. → Read More

In print or in person, Shalin loved to tell stories

Neil Shalin, a longtime Naperville resident and freelance writer whose work regularly appeared in the Daily Herald's high school sports pages, died Saturday. → Read More

Chicago Cubs finish first quarter of season with best record in baseball

The Chicago Cubs defeated Cleveland 7-2 to finish the first quarter of their season with a 12-3 record and the best winning percentage in the major leagues. → Read More

Jimenez returns to White Sox lineup, avoids another 'fight with the wall'

White Sox left fielder Eloy Jimenez was healthy enough to joke about his "fight" Sunday with the outfield wall. He was back in the lineup Wednesday night after missing two games. → Read More

Renteria back in dugout for White Sox

After feeling some symptoms associated with COVID-19, White Sox manager Rick Renteria was cleared to return to the dugout, though his return was delayed slightly. → Read More

Kipnis, Hoerner bid for more playing time

How four key Cubs played in the team's preseason game Sunday night against the White Sox. → Read More

1,276 new COVID-19 cases as Illinois sets record again for tests

The state reported 1,276 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday as the state recorded more than 40,000 tests for a third consecutive day. → Read More

Cubs pick up Kipnis' contract

Jason Kipnis recalled getting lost in Wrigley Field the first day he reported for a workout as a Cub. → Read More

Cubs pick up Kipnis' contract

Jason Kipnis recalled getting lost in Wrigley Field the first day he reported for a workout as a Cub. → Read More

Cubs pick up Kipnis' contract

Jason Kipnis recalled getting lost in Wrigley Field the first day he reported for a workout as a Cub. → Read More

Cubs pick up Kipnis' contract

Jason Kipnis recalled getting lost in Wrigley Field the first day he reported for a workout as a Cub. → Read More

Sinclair thrilled to be working in the NBA bubble

Tim Sinclair is excited for the unusual experience of being a public-address announcer in the NBA bubble. → Read More