With school starting this week that means prep sports are underway as we begin with girls golf at White Eagle golf club. Naperville North and Neuqua Valley get set to tee off in the DVC opener as both teams look for another strong season. This highlight is sponsored by BMO Harris Bank.
Gia Mia opens today in downtown Naperville. The Italian eatery featuring wood-fired pizzas, fresh pasta and small plate dishes has taken up residence in the Old Nichols Library building at 110 S. Washington Street. This is the sixth location for the BG Hospitality Group restaurant. Calvary Church Giveaway. On Saturday,...
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“We’ve participated in a few and one of our board members actually this said hey why don’t we, with this being our first year with such numbers why don’t we go ahead and try our own so that’s kind of how it got started,” said Naperville Saints President Tom Laibo.
India Day returned to Downtown Naperville for it’s festival and parade. “We are at the Rotary Hill, and we are back here for the eighth time. This was our eighth year of celebrating India day. It’s one of the best and biggest festivals here. This is the biggest Indian American festival in the country. It’s an all-day festival, which we celebrate around India’s Independence Day. And this is India’s 75th year of independence so it’s a special day for everyone here,” said Krishna Bansal, Chairman & CEO at Indian Community Outreach.
The OPUS summer concert Salute, Honor, and Love honored veterans and showcased many musical styles. The concert, comprised of ensembles from the OPUS Chamber Music summer camp, featured many songs for all to enjoy- from Michael Jackson to Mozart. The week-long summer camp offered many opportunities for the students to expand on their instrumental skills and a select few groups were then chosen to perform at the concert. Before beginning, a moment was taken to appreciate and honor all the veterans in the audience who came from various local communities.
Naperville City Council will vote on Tuesday, August 16, on a proposed ban to prohibit the commercial sale of assault rifles in Naperville. The original ordinance was discussed at the July 19 city council meeting, with about 50 speakers on both sides of the issue giving their opinions during public comment. Since then, it has seen some changes.
Naperville’s City Council will vote on a proposed ban on sales of certain high powered rifles in Naperville at their Tuesday meeting. The ordinance was discussed at the group’s meeting last month and has since undergone several changes. Previously some semi-automatic handguns as well as large-capacity magazines for handguns had been included on the sale ban list, but have since been removed. There are also exceptions which would allow sales of high powered rifles to federal, state or local law enforcement agencies and officers, as well as the U.S. military. The ban would apply to licensed gun sellers, but not private sales by unlicensed parties. If the ordinance is approved, it would take effect on January 1, 2023.
A new helper named Moxi is rolling around the halls of Naperville’s Edward Hospital. “She is an autonomous point to point delivery robot that we have created at Diligent Robotics in Austin, Texas for medical field workers. Basically, doing all the running for them so that staff can worry about more patient care,” said Rob Norman, employee at Diligent Robotics.
The Naperville Woman’s Club will once again conjure up its annual Witches Night Out this fall. Tickets are now on sale for this year’s event, which will take place October 5 at Naper Settlement. Fairy Witches Theme. This year the theme will center around fairy witches. Guests are...
As kids gear up to head back to school, the Naperville Police Department (NPD) is offering some tips to help them do so safely. Parents should do a review with their kids to make sure they know their home address as well as their parents’ or emergency contact’s phone number. If kids will be walking or biking to school, it’s good to do a run through of the route before the first day arrives. And if the child will be riding the bus, make time for a walk together to see where their stop is. Reviewing their bus number is also a good idea.
DuPage County Republican Party Chairman James Zay is expected to name a new candidate for the 41st District House race next week. That candidate will take the place of Naperville City Councilwoman Jennifer Bruzan Taylor who recently announced she would be withdrawing from the race due to “personal family matters.” Zay said that several people have reached out about the position. The Republican nominee will face off against incumbent Democrat state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr in the November general election.
Business in Naperville is booming, with a flurry of new shops, restaurants and developments settling in. Foodies looking for some healthy options will be happy to hear that Sweetgreen is slated to come to Downtown Naperville. The national fast-casual chain focuses on simple, seasonal, made from scratch items, and prides itself on using fresh produce each day.
This Sunday, August 14, Indian Community Outreach will hold its annual India Day Parade and Celebration. The event will run from noon through 10 p.m., and will celebrate 75 years of India’s independence. The festivities will take place at Rotary Hill, honoring Indian culture through dance, an Indian bazaar, food, and a Bollywood concert featuring Guru Randhawa. The India Day Parade will kick off at 4 p.m. on Mill Street near Naperville North High School, ending at Jackson Avenue near Rotary Hill Park. NCTV17 will broadcast the parade live both online and on air.
Indian Prairie School District 204 will have an updated set of COVID-19 protocols going into the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. On Monday, the district’s Deputy Superintendent, Doug Eccarius presented the new plans to the IPSD 204 school board. COVID Protocols. One of the main changes is the pausing of...
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The Naperville Police Department is investigating a report of shots fired near the intersection of Palmer and White Eagle drives early this morning. Police say around 3:40 a.m. they responded to a reported residential burglary in the 2600 block of Deering Bay Drive. A nearby resident said they had heard gunshots several blocks to the northeast at the intersection of Palmer Drive and White Eagle Drive 20 minutes earlier. No one was injured. Police say an initial investigation shows the gunshots came from a dark colored vehicle heading toward Route 59. Anyone with information is asked to contact Naperville police at 630-420-6006.
Community Access Naperville Empowers Adults with Disabilities. Community Access Naperville (CAN), is an innovative community day service program in DuPage County for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD). Created in 2011, CAN filled a niche in DuPage County by developing a program that included community integration as part of the daily routine. Today, CAN offers two programs for participants with ID/DD who have different levels of functioning. Each program session provides vocational and recreational activities as well as visits to community partners. Participants also build relationships with neurotypical peers, who model appropriate social skills. In both programs, we work to empower participants to enjoy their community. You can find more information on their website.
The Naperville Jaycees is a not-for-profit service organization for young professionals dedicated to offering Naperville-area residents the opportunity to better themselves and grow personally and professionally while giving through community service and fundraising efforts. They are part of the United States Junior Chamber, a service organization whose core philosophy is to inspire confidence, unite communities, enhance equal opportunities, establish justice, embrace cultural diversity, and create sustainable impact.
A Chicago man was denied bail after being charged with a home invasion on the north side of Naperville, as reported in a joint press release from the Naperville Police Department and the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office. Adam Stone, 24, appeared at a bond hearing in DuPage...
Jennifer Bruzan Taylor is withdrawing from the race for State Representative in the 41st District. The Naperville Republican released a statement saying she had made the decision due to “recent personal family matters” in order to focus on the health of her family. She had run unopposed in the Republican primary in June, and would have taken on Democrat state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr in the fall election. Bruzan Taylor said she will continue in her role as a Naperville City Councilwoman.
“We are at Wolf’s Crossing community park. We are doing the Tour de Naperville event right now, it’s for the youth,” said Erin Stapleton, intern with the Naperville Park District. New Location. Th event returned this year with one different aspect, the location. “This is the new...