27 hours ago

Cubs Sign LHP Drew Smyly

...signed with them. He may not like the Cubs much afterall. His memories of Game 7 10th inning are probably somewhat less "rosy" than ours...

    Cubs Sign LHP Drew Smyly
    The Cubs latest free agent signing is going to require some patience. The Cubs agreed to a 2 year, $10M deal with free agent LHP Drew Smyly who will likely miss the 2018 season recovering from Tommy John Surgery this past June. Smyly will be paid $3M in 2018 and $7M in 2019 when he...
    http://www.chicagonow.com

Dec 07

C. Jay Buikema, former Ace Hardware chain owner, dead at 78

In the 1970s, the family moved the hardware store from downtown Naperville to 1030 N. Washington St. and opened several stores in Wheaton and Montgomery. They opened another store in South Naperville in 1985.

    C. Jay Buikema, former Ace Hardware chain owner, dead at 78
    Naperville is mourning the loss of a leader who community members say defined what it means to be a local, family business. Longtime CEO of the family-owned Buikema's Ace Hardware stores, C. Jay Buikema, 78, of Naperville died Dec. 5.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 28

Train excursion raises money for transportation museum

KOKOMO, Ind. -- Crowds of people, many with small children, lined the train track at 1000 N. Main St. Sunday afternoon, waiting for the Polar Bear Express - the train that would bring them some early Christmas cheer.

    Train excursion raises money for transportation museum
    KOKOMO, Ind. -- Crowds of people, many with small children, lined the train track at 1000 N. Main St. Sunday afternoon, waiting for the Polar Bear Express - the train that would bring them some early Christmas cheer. The Polar Bear Express started in 1995 as a fundraiser for the Indiana Transportation Museum based in Noblesville.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Nov 03

Naperville News Digest: DUI busts, Washington Street work, 'Pennies for Pies'

Westlake Ace Hardware has purchased the seven-store Buikema's Ace Hardware chain, including the Naperville stores at 1030 N. Washington St., 5035 Ace Lane and 963 W. 75th St.

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Westlake Ace Hardware has purchased the seven-store Buikema's Ace Hardware chain, including the Naperville stores at 1030 N. Washington St., 5035 Ace Lane and 963 W. 75th St.

Westlake Ace Hardware has purchased the seven-store Buikema's Ace Hardware chain, including the Naperville stores at 1030 N. Washington St., 5035 Ace Lane and 963 W. 75th St.

    Naperville News Digest
    Five local candidates running for office in 2018 will speak about issues important to the Naperville area from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at First Congregational Church-UCC, 25 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Candidates scheduled to attend include Becky Anderson and Carole Cheney, running for the District 6 U.S.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 03

Naperville News Digest

Westlake Ace Hardware has purchased the seven-store Buikema's Ace Hardware chain, including the Naperville stores at 1030 N. Washington St., 5035 Ace Lane and 963 W. 75th St.

This article has 2 other Chicago locations (Show)

Westlake Ace Hardware has purchased the seven-store Buikema's Ace Hardware chain, including the Naperville stores at 1030 N. Washington St., 5035 Ace Lane and 963 W. 75th St.

Westlake Ace Hardware has purchased the seven-store Buikema's Ace Hardware chain, including the Naperville stores at 1030 N. Washington St., 5035 Ace Lane and 963 W. 75th St.

    Naperville News Digest
    Five local candidates running for office in 2018 will speak about issues important to the Naperville area from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at First Congregational Church-UCC, 25 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Candidates scheduled to attend include Becky Anderson and Carole Cheney, running for the District 6 U.S.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 26

Reward offered for info on man who assaulted female mail carrier

The incident occurred about 11:15 a.m. in the 1000 block of North Main Street. The male suspect left in a black Nissan SUV without taking anything, a police news release said.

    Reward offered for info on man who assaulted female mail carrier
    Naperville police are seeking information on a man who punched a female U.S. Postal Service mail carrier, knocked her to the ground and rifled through her pockets in an Oct. 4 attempted robbery. Surveillance photos of the man and his female accomplice were released Thursday, and a Naperville Crime Stoppers reward of up to $1,000 announced for the suspects' arrest and conviction.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 26

Naperville Police seek info regarding attempted robbery on Naperville’s north side

Original Post, Oct. 4, 2017, NAPERVILLE, Ill. — On Oct. 4, 2017,  at approximately 11:15AM, Naperville Officers responded to the 1000 block of N. Main St. (north of Ogden Ave.) for the report of a battery in progress.

    Naperville Police seek info regarding attempted robbery on Naperville's north side - Positively Naperville
    Above / PN file photos are used to help flag reports about Naperville Police Department responses to emergency calls and to remind readers that keeping the community safe is everyone's responsibility. UPDATE, Oct. 25, 2017 / INFORMATION WANTED 630-420-6006, NPD report # 2017-011018 NAPERVILLE CRIME STOPPERS are offering up to a $1,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest of person(s) ...
    http://www.positivelynaperville.com

Oct 25

Reward offered for info on man who assaulted female mail carrier

The incident occurred about 11:15 a.m. in the 1000 block of North Main Street. The male suspect left in a black Nissan SUV without taking anything, a police news release said.

    Reward offered for info on man who assaulted female mail carrier
    Naperville police are seeking information on a man who punched a female U.S. Postal Service mail carrier, knocked her to the ground and rifled through her pockets in an Oct. 4 attempted robbery. Surveillance photos of the man and his female accomplice were released Thursday, and a Naperville Crime Stoppers reward of up to $1,000 announced for the suspects' arrest and conviction.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 25

Naperville cops hunting robbery suspect

Naperville police are asking the public for help in identifying a man who punched and tried to rob a letter carrier earlier this month on the 1000 block of North Main Street.

    Naperville cops hunting robbery suspect
    Naperville police are asking the public for help in identifying a man who punched and tried to rob a letter carrier earlier this month on the 1000 block of North Main Street. Police say the suspect punched the woman in the face, knocking her to the street, and then went through her pockets before fleeing without taking anything around 11:15 a.m.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Oct 25

Crime Stoppers Reward Offered in Attempted Robbery Case

...October 4, 2017 at approximately 11:15 a.m., Naperville Police Officers responded to the 1000 block of North Main Street for the report of a battery in progress. Upon arrival, it was determined that the...

    Crime Stoppers Reward Offered in Attempted Robbery Case
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | NAPERVILLE CRIME STOPPERS are offering up to a $1,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest of person(s) responsible for the attempted robbery of a United States Postal Service mail carrier.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 21

Car broken into

An suv parked in the driveway in front of my boyfriends house was broken into last night. No sign of forced entry. Items and money both stolen. He lives in northeast part of Naperville. Has anyone else had this happen?

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