6 hours ago

Why some Elgin residents are concerned with St. Joseph church project

...church would be on about an acre, including green space and two parking lots at 115-121 Center St. that are owned by the city. St. Joseph has requested two extensions to a late...

    Why some Elgin residents are concerned with St. Joseph church project
    St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elgin has begun discussing preliminary plans for a new church with city officials and residents, who have concerns about how it would affect nearby parking. The new church, adjacent to the current church at 272 Division St., would be the largest new construction project within the Elgin Historic District in recent memory, said John Wiedmeyer, chairman of the city's heritage commission.
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11 hours ago

This Week in Naperville

Following the parade, a 30-minute observance will begin at 12:15 p.m. at the Naperville Community Concert Center in Central Park, 104 E. Benton Ave. The ceremony remembers the sacrifice of veterans and features patriotic music performed by the Naperville Municipal Band.

Author Mary Kay Andrews will sign copies of her book, “The High Tide Club,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Naperville’s Farmers Market is set for 7 a.m. to noon Saturdays starting June 2 at the 5th Avenue Station parking lot, 200 E. 5th Ave.

Online registration has closed, but walk-in registration is available from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 31, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, June 1, at Naperville Running Company, 34 W. Jefferson Ave. There will be no race-day registration.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham will talk about his book, “The Soul of America,” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 27, at the Science Center at North Central College, 131 S. Loomis St.

Exam Crams are scheduled from 2 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, and from noon to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, and Thursday, May 31, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

More than 20 vendors will be selling produce, baked goods, honey, flowers and more at the St. John’s Farmers Market from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 750 Aurora Ave.

The event will feature music for dancing and sing-alongs and a performance by juggler Jason Kollum. In case of rain, the program will move to Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

The Naperville Park District is showing “The Parent Trap” as part of its free outdoor movie series, “A Night at the Movies,” at 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 1, at Rotary Hill, 443 Aurora Ave.

    This Week in Naperville
    Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham will talk about his book, "The Soul of America," at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 27, at the Science Center at North Central College, 131 S. Loomis St. Tickets are required to attend and include a copy of the book. For more information, go to www.andersonsbookshop.com.
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35 hours ago

Things to do around Naperville Memorial Day Weekend: May 25–28

Theatre at Meiley-Swallow, 31 S. Ellsworth St. Naperville, IL 60540

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Casey’s Foods – 124 W. Gartner Rd. Naperville, IL 60540

Ratio Hall (Wentz Science Center), 131 S. Loomis St. Naperville, IL 60540

    Things to do around Naperville Memorial Day Weekend: May 25-28 - Positively Naperville
    Friday Vinegar Tom- 7:30PM | $10 Theatre at Meiley-Swallow, 31 S. Ellsworth St. Naperville, IL 60540 North Central College offers five performances of the socially conscious musical "Vinegar Tom" at 7:30PM May 24-26 and 2PM. May 26-27 in the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow, 31 S. Ellsworth St.
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2 days ago

'They should always be remembered'

Where: Starts along Jackson Avenue at West Street; heads north on Washington Street; turns east on Benton Avenue, concludes in Central Park, 104 E. Benton Ave.

    'They should always be remembered'
    After the bands go by and the flags fly proud, a crowd smaller than the thousands who gather along downtown Naperville streets for the annual Memorial Day Parade assembles in Central Park. There, the Naperville Municipal Band plays and an invocation is made. A student gives a patriotic speech and a high school chorus sings.
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2 days ago

Memorial Day weekend brings fests, services and patriotic parades

...Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church parking lot. Ceremony after the parade in Central Park, 104 E. Benton Ave. Free. napervillememorialdayparade.com...

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...Market: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 26-27, at 1341 Randolph St., Chicago. Kickoff for the 15th anniversary shopping fest. Market runs one weekend a month through...

...of the police department), St. Charles. There will be a ceremony behind the police station, 211 N. Riverside Ave. In the case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be inside St. Charles Fire Station...

...case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be inside St. Charles Fire Station 1 at 112 N. Riverside Ave. The memorial service is led by (retired) Lt. Colonel Mark Powell and includes a keynote...

Hampshire Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony: 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 28, in downtown Hampshire. Parade steps off at Hampshire Middle School, 560 S. State St., and proceeds to Ralph Seyller Park, 400 E. Jefferson Ave. Ceremony starts at 11 a.m. Free. www.hampshireil.org.

...from Palombi Middle School, 133 McKinley Ave., and marches on Main Street to Lehmann Park, 89 Cedar Ave., for a memorial service with speakers and music from the Lakes High School band. Hot...

    Memorial Day weekend brings fests, services and patriotic parades
    Memorial Day weekend kicks off festival season in the suburbs, and the days ahead offer a mix of festive art fairs, patriotic parades and somber services. Four-Day Memorial Day Event: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, May 25; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 26; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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May 16

This Week in Naperville

Author Amy Reichert will sign copies of her book, “The Optimist’s Guide to Letting Go,” at 7 p.m. Monday, May 21, at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Five performances of the musical “Vinegar Tom” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 24 to 26, and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27, in the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

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Hundreds of reenactors will participate in Civil War Days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

A representative from Naperville Responds for Veterans will talk about local services provided to veterans in a seminar at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at the St. Margaret Mary Parish, 1450 Green Trails Drive.

Residents interested in offering feedback to proposed intersection improvements at 95th Street and Book Road can attend a public meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive.

Research into ancestors who lived in the original 13 colonies before the Revolutionary War will be available in a program at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

    This Week in Naperville
    Hundreds of reenactors will participate in Civil War Days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St. A battle with cannons and a marching infantry will take place at 2:30 p.m. There will also be food, music and shopping for Civil War-era reproduction products.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

May 03

Seven Finalists to Compete in the Naperville Battle of the Bands on May 11

...and will be held outdoors at the Community Concert Center in Central Park, located at 104 E. Benton Ave. The community is welcome to attend and cheer on these talented musicians...

    Seven Finalists to Compete in the Naperville Battle of the Bands on May 11
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Seven Naperville area high school rock bands will compete in the 15th annual Naperville Park District Youth Ambassadors Battle of the Bands, set for Friday, May 11 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. The event is free and will be held outdoors at the Community Concert Center in Central Park, located at 104 E.
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May 03

From farmland to 'global terminal': A visual history of O'Hare International Airport

Construction on the 11,245-foot-long runway, named 9 Center/27 Center, begins in August 2016.

    From farmland to 'global terminal': A visual history of O'Hare International Airport
    This time capsule of travel through Chicago's O'Hare International Airport captures the experiences of travelers and airport employees from the initial development of the site through the years it was recognized as being the world's busiest airport.
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May 03

Things to do around Naperville this weekend: May 4-6

Meiley-Swallow Hall – 31 S. Ellsworth St. Naperville, Il 60540

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Knox Presbyterian Church – 1105 Catalpa Naperville, Il 60540

Community Career Center – 1815 W. Diehl Rd., Suite 900 Naperville, IL 60563

St. John United Church of Christ – 1190 Olesen Drive Naperville, IL 60540

    Things to do around Naperville this weekend: May 4-6 - Positively Naperville
    Friday North Central College presents 'Almost Living' - 7:30PM | $3-5 Meiley-Swallow Hall - 31 S. Ellsworth St. Naperville, Il 60540 North Central College presents a whimsical new musical "Almost Living" at 7:30PM May 3-5 and at 2PM May 6 in Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St.
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Apr 30

'Laughing Lincoln' sculpture coming to Naperville's Central Park

After her father's death, Wehrli and her siblings sought donations to Century Walk to help fund the $73,000 sculpture, which could cost a total of $100,000 with site work and installation in the park at 104 E. Benton Ave.

    'Laughing Lincoln' to grace Naperville's Central Park
    Picture Abe Lincoln. Now ditch the top hat and beard and imagine him younger, not so stern. That's the image of the nation's 16th president to be portrayed in a new piece of art being created for downtown Naperville, a sculpture called "Laughing Lincoln."
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Apr 30

'Laughing Lincoln' to grace Naperville's Central Park

After her father's death, Wehrli and her siblings sought donations to Century Walk to help fund the $73,000 sculpture, which could cost a total of $100,000 with site work and installation in the park at 104 E. Benton Ave.

    'Laughing Lincoln' to grace Naperville's Central Park
    Picture Abe Lincoln. Now ditch the top hat and beard and imagine him younger, not so stern. That's the image of the nation's 16th president to be portrayed in a new piece of art being created for downtown Naperville, a sculpture called "Laughing Lincoln."
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Apr 27

This Week in Naperville

The Global Center for Education at North Central College will show the film “To Damascus with Love,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in Old Main, 30 N. Brainard St.

The musical “Almost Living” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, to Saturday, May 5, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6, in North Central College’s Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

Newbery Medalist Christopher Paul Curtis will sign copies of his book, “The Journey of Little Charlie,” at 7 p.m. Friday, May 4, at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

The Russian National Ballet Theatre will perform one-act stories from “Romeo and Juliet” and “Carmen” at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 5, in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave.

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ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee will talk about and sign copies of her book, “Chasing Helicity,” at 7 p.m. Monday, April 30, at North Central College’s Ratio Hall, 131 S. Loomis St.

Dr. Michelle Dougherty of Lifetime Health and Wellness and the National Wellness Foundation will lecture on women’s hormonal health at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

Teens can decorate mini flower pots that will be donated to a local senior living community at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

The AAUW will host its annual used book donation drive from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Knox Presbyterian Church, 1105 Catalpa Lane.

A.D.O.P.T. Pet Shelter will host its 25th annual Makin’ Strides for Strays walkathon Sunday, May 6, at Naperville Central High School, 440 Aurora Ave.

Naper Settlement will host the Happy Illinois Bicentennial Birthday Bash from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at the Century Memorial Chapel at the settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

    This Week in Naperville
    Pianist Philip Fortenberry will perform "The Hands of Liberace" at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 29, in the Madden Theatre at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $35 and $30. For more information, call 630-637-7469 or go to www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix. The Youth Symphony of DuPage will perform at 7:30 p.m.
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Apr 17

Mother’s Day Brunch in Naperville

Catch 35, located at 35 S. Washington in downtown Naperville, will be serving a succulent seafood and special Mother’s Day brunch offerings from 9:45AM to 1:45PM.  The dinner menu starts at 2PM. Reservations can be made by calling (630) 717-3500 or visiting www.catch35.com.

Craftsman by Two Brothers – Call (630) 615-7100 for reservations!  Craftsman Mother’s Day Brunch a la cart, with seatings every 1.5 hour. First seating is 9AM.  Last seating is 1:30PM.  Open for dinner at 4PM. 16 W. Jefferson Ave.

Tango2 – Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet seatings :  10AM – 3PM.  Adults $39.93, Kids (6-12) $16.95, under 6 FREE! Call (331) 888-2646 for reservations or OpenTable. 5 W. Jackson Ave.

Egg Harbor Naperville – Open starting at 6AM. Walk-ins welcome, reservations not accepted.  175 W. Jackson Avenue.

Fiamme – Serving Lunch & Dinner.  Call (630) 470-9441 for reservations. 19 N. Washington St.

Quigley’s Irish Pub – Open at 10AM for breakfast, followed by lunch with regular menu. 43 E. Jefferson Ave. Patio dining, weather permitting. Pet-friendly patio dining, too, for well-behaved dogs on a leash with owners.

Sullivan’s Steakhouse – Call (630) 305-0230 for reservations!  Sullivan’s Steakhouse Mother’s day Brunch.  $39 for adults and $7 for children. 244 S. Main St.

Ted’s Montana Grill – Open from 11AM-10PM. Serving regular menu.  39 W. Jefferson Ave.

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Enjoy a buffet of your favorite tapas at Meson Sabika, located at 1025 Aurora Ave.,  including paella, house specialties, breakfast specials, carved prime rib, an outdoor grilling station (weather permitting...

    Mother's Day Brunch in Naperville - Positively Naperville
    With nearly 250 Naperville area restaurants, choices to dine out for Mother's Day brunch are abundant and diverse. Small sampling of some of our favorite brunch places Catch 35, located at 35 S. Washington in downtown Naperville, will be serving a succulent seafood and special Mother's Day brunch offerings from 9:45AM to 1:45PM.
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Apr 13

Things to do around Naperville this weekend: April 13-15

Pfeiffer Hall – 310 E. Benton Ave. Naperville, IL 60563

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Meson Sabika – 1025 Aurora Ave. Naperville, IL 60540

Community Career Center – 1815 W. Diehl Rd., Suite 900 Naperville, IL 60563

Naper Settlement – 523 S. Webster St. Naperville, IL 60540

Apr 12

Élan Dance Company to Present Showcase at Pfeiffer Hall on April 20

The Park District's Élan Dance Company will present its 2018 Showcase at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 20 at Pfeiffer Hall, located at 310 E. Benton Ave. on the campus of North Central College.

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...at 630-848-5000, or in person at the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center at 305 W. Jackson Avenue, Fort Hill Activity Center at 20 Fort Hill Drive or at the 95th Street Center...

...Hill Activity Center at 20 Fort Hill Drive or at the 95th Street Center at 2244 W. 95th Street. Tickets are $8 in advance (through April 19 at 3:00 p.m.) or $10...

    Élan Dance Company to Present Showcase at Pfeiffer Hall on April 20
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | The Naperville Park District's Élan Dance Company will present its 2018 Showcase at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 20 at Pfeiffer Hall, located at 310 E. Benton Ave. on the campus of North Central College.
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Apr 10

2018 Naperville Battle of the Bands Entries Due April 24

...m. on Friday, May 11 at the Community Concert Center in Central Park, located at 104 E. Benton Ave.

    2018 Naperville Battle of the Bands Entries Due April 24
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Naperville high school student rock bands are invited to apply for a spot in the Naperville Park District Youth Ambassadors' 15th annual Battle of the Bands contest. The event will take place from 4:30-8:00 p.m.
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Apr 09

Elgin resident says fire caused by burning stove while she went out

The female resident of the apartment on the second floor of the building on the 200 block of Center Street told firefighters "she left some food on the stove and went out to the store," Elgin Fire Battalion Chief Rich Carter said.

    Elgin resident says fire caused by burning stove while she went out
    A kitchen fire Monday afternoon in Elgin left uninhabitable an apartment in the former Burnham Schoolhouse near downtown Elgin. The female resident of the apartment on the second floor of the building on the 200 block of Center Street told firefighters "she left some food on the stove and went out to the store," Elgin Fire Battalion Chief Rich Carter said.
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Apr 09

Golf superstore taking over lease of Babies R Us in Vernon Hills

Parent company Golf & Tennis Pro Shop Inc. was the winning bidder for the lease at 295 Center Drive, north of Route 60 just west of Hawthorn Mall.

    Golf superstore taking over lease of Babies R Us in Vernon Hills
    Georgia-based PGA Tour Superstore has acquired the lease for the Babies R Us in Vernon Hills and will be converting the space for its third suburban Chicago location. Plans have not been submitted to the village, but spokeswoman Megan Mahoney said the growing chain plans to open in Vernon Hills later this year.
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Apr 09

This Week in Naperville

Author Christina Lauren will sign copies of her book, "Love and Other Words," at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

The Naperville Men's Glee Club will perform its 30th Anniversary Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. Naperville's School of Performing Arts show choir and a chorus from Naperville's Brightside Theatre will also perform.

"Daughters of Ire," a performance about strong Celtic women by North Central College alumna Savanna Rae, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in the Thrust Theater at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

Salt Creek Ballet will perform excerpts from their spring show, "Carnival of Animals," at 10 a.m. and 10:40 a.m. Saturday, April 21 at the DuPage Children's Museum, 301 N. Washington St.

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Hands-on activities, crafts and story-telling are some of the featured events at Naperville Plays being held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at the Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

Bettye Wehrli will portray Orville and Wilbur Wright's sister, Katherine, during a talk about the Wright brothers' successes at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive.

The Naperville Jaycees will present "Rock the Mic!" a lip sync contest from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Center Stage Theater, 1665 Quincy Ave.

The races start and end on North Central's campus at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium, 455 S. Brainard St.

The Turkish American Cultural Alliance and Turkish Friends of Naperville will present International Children's Day from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at Ranch View Elementary School, 1651 Ranchview Drive.

    This Week in Naperville
    Hands-on activities, crafts and story-telling are some of the featured events at Naperville Plays being held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at the Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St. Naperville Plays is a joint venture with Naper Settlement, the DuPage Children's Museum, Knoch Knolls Nature Center and the Naperville Public Library, For more information, go to www.napersettlement.org.
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Apr 08

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Apr 06

This Week in Naperville

Three-time Caldecott winner David Wiesner will sign copies of his book, "I Got It!" at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 8, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

North Central College's Center for Global Education will host a presentation in its "Sustaining the Globe Series" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in the Meiley-Swallow Theatre, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

The Naperville Men's Glee Club will perform its 30th anniversary concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave.

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Workshops will take place at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, and at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at Safety Town, 1320 Aurora Ave. They will offer specific techniques to use in case of chokes, grabs and hair pulls.

Clarence Goodman will speak about Martin Luther King Jr.'s influence on Chicago in a lecture at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

Chefs from Catch 35 and Hugo's Frog Bar and Fish House will compete in Naperville Chef Showdown, a fundraiser for Loaves & Fishes, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, at Loaves & Fishes Community Services, 1871 High Grove Lane.

A workshop for gardeners of all levels on how to plant and maintain an organic garden is set for 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, at the Sportsman's Community Clubhouse, 735 S. West St.

A workshop, "Finding the Right College and Tips on How to Pay for It," is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

The Walk4Life, a teen-led suicide prevention and mental health awareness walk, is set for 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Alive Teen Center, 500 W. 5th Ave.

Hands-on activities, crafts and story time are some of the featured events at Naperville Plays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

    This Week in Naperville
    Three-time Caldecott winner David Wiesner will sign copies of his book, "I Got It!" at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 8, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave. For more information, go to www.andersonsbookshop.com. Women's self-defense workshops The Naperville Police Department has partnered with "One Light Self-Defense" for two women's workshops to help prepare them in case of an attack.
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Apr 06

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Apr 04

2 bodies found in New Chicago home under investigation

...in New Chicago, Indiana.Police said the bodies were found inside a home in the 300-block of Van Buren Avenue at about 1 p.m. Tuesday.Investigators spent time Tuesday afternoon processing the scene and...

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Fatal 8-vehicle crash closes intersection near Congress and Wells

    2 bodies found in New Chicago home under investigation
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS The Lake County Sheriff's Department is investigating two deaths in New Chicago, Indiana. Police said the bodies were found inside a home in the 300-block of Van Buren Avenue at about 1 p.m. Tuesday. Investigators spent time Tuesday afternoon processing the scene and questioning neighbors..
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Apr 03

Bodies of man, woman found in Indiana home

The bodies of a man and a woman were discovered Tuesday afternoon in a house in the 300 block of Van Buren Avenue in New Chicago, Ind.

    Bodies of man, woman found in Indiana home
    NEW CHICAGO, Indiana -- Police are investigating the deaths of two people in Indiana as a double murder. The bodies of a man and a woman were discovered Tuesday afternoon in a house in the 300 block of Van Buren Avenue in New Chicago, Ind. Neighbors said they said they saw the victims on Monday.
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Apr 03

April events at North Central College

...scholarships and financial aid. Registration begins at 9:30AM in Smith Hall at Old Main, 30 N. Brainard St., and concludes with a walking tour of campus at 10:45AM. For more information or...

...by audience members. The program begins at 7PM in the College’s Meiley-Swallow Theatre, 31 S. Ellsworth St. For more information, call (630) 637-5132...

...Pan and the Pirates” at 10:30AM Friday, April 13, in NCC’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. The musical brings the classic children’s tale to life as Peter Pan and Wendy...

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...22. The run starts and ends on North Central’s campus at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium, 455 S. Brainard St. The Half Marathon will start at 7AM and the 5K at 7:30AM. To learn...

...Department of English at NCC will host David Koukal at 4:15PM in Seybert Hall, 208 North Loomis Street. Koukal is professor of philosophy, University of Detroit Mercy. The title of his talk is...

...the Judy G. Stevenson Ratio Hall at the College’s Dr. Myron Wentz Science Center, 131 S. Loomis St. For more info, call (630) 637-5132...

    April events at North Central College - Positively Naperville
    Through April 8, Art Exhibit: NCC presents the LeRoy Neiman Golf Collection on display in the Schoenherr Gallery, 171 E. Chicago Ave. The late artist's work depicts a variety of sports in an eye-catching, pop art style with dramatic brushwork and vibrant color. April 6, Transfer information session: NCC will host an information session Friday, ...
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Apr 02

7 questions with 'This is Us' star Chrissy Metz

...drama at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. Tickets are available exclusively at chrissymetzandersons.bownpapertickets.com...

    7 questions with 'This is Us' star Chrissy Metz
    Actress Chrissy Metz, one of the stars of TV's "This is Us," will be in Naperville this week to meet with roughly 700 fans, participate in an hourlong Q&A and promote her new book, "This Is Me." She talked with the Daily Herald on Monday. Here's what she had to say ...
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Apr 01

Warriors' McCaw injured in scary fall as team beats Kings

Everything appeared peaceful outside Golden 1 Center, where police on horses and officers in riot gear surrounded the arena hours before tipoff. Protesters have joined hands at recent games following the shooting death by police of unarmed black man Stephon Clark on March 18.

    Warriors' McCaw injured in scary fall as team beats Kings
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Golden State guard Patrick McCaw left on a stretcher late in the third quarter of the Warriors' 112-96 win over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night after a terrifying thud to the floor following an undercut by Vince Carter that appeared unintentional.
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Mar 31

Naperville rocks with history and ideas for spring break

...accessory store also features the latest trends in clothing, accessories and jewelry, is located at 219 S. Main Street in downtown Naperville...

Quigley’s Irish Pub is located at 43 E. Jefferson Ave.

    Naperville rocks with history and ideas for spring break - Positively Naperville
    Above / Nestled in the landscape along the DuPage River, rocks display signs of local history before there was a Riverwalk from Hillside Road to Jefferson Avenue, winding through downtown Naperville. Beyond the first day of spring break in Naperville... Visit the Riverwalk Watch for scaffolding going up, up, up at Moser Tower as workers ...
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Mar 31

Back 2 School Illinois launches school supplies contest for Chicago schools

Back 2 School Illinois will launch a contest on April 1 to win year's worth of school...

    Back 2 School Illinois launches school supplies contest
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE Back 2 School Illinois will launch a contest on April 1 to win year's worth of school supplies for every student in that school. Two Chicago schools can win "Back 2 School" supply kits for every student in the school.
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Mar 30

Stephon Clark shot 7 times from behind by Sacramento police, according to independent autopsy

Police in riot gear stood waiting outside the Golden 1 Center as fans wove through barricades and fencing to enter a Sacramento Kings-Indiana Pacers game...

    Stephon Clark shot 7 times from behind by Sacramento police, according to independent autopsy
    Sacramento police shot Stephon Clark seven times from behind, according to autopsy results released Friday by a pathologist hired by Clark's family, findings that call into question the department's assertion that the 22-year-old black man was facing officers and walked toward them when he was killed.
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Mar 30

This Week in Naperville

Author Blue Balliett will sign copies of her book, "Out of the Wild Night," at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Golden Globe- and Emmy-nominated actress Chrissy Metz, star of "This is Us," will talk about and sign copies of her book, "This is Me: Loving the Person You Are Today," at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave.

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The Naperville Community Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, April 2, at the Knox Presbyterian Church, 1105 Catalpa Lane.

The annual Wednesday Walking Club steps off at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 4, at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

The Naperville Public Library will offer the "Road to Zero Suicide," information on how to identify and help individuals at risk of suicide or self-harm, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

Unwanted documents can be shredded from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 7, at Safety Town, 1320 Aurora Ave.

    This Week in Naperville
    The Naperville Public Library is celebrating National Poetry Month with its 8th annual Teen Poetry Contest starting Sunday, April 1, and running through April 30. The contest will offer three divisions: 6th grade, 7th and 8th grades, and high school.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 30

Elburn talking tax increase vote for parks

The board meets at 6:45 p.m. at the village hall, 301 E. North St., for a public hearing on its proposed budget.

    Elburn talking tax increase vote for parks
    The Elburn village board will talk Monday about asking voters to increase property taxes or sales taxes as its parks commission looks to improve village-owned parks. The commission submitted a "wish list" of items totaling $160,000 for the 2018-19 fiscal year, Elburn President Jeff Walter said, but the village board has only budgeted about $50,000.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Mar 30

Brother of unarmed man killed by police in Sacramento redirects protests

Police in riot gear stood waiting outside the Golden 1 Center as fans wove through barricades and fencing Thursday to enter for a Sacramento Kings-Indiana...

    Brother of unarmed man killed by police in Sacramento redirects protests
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Hours after an emotional interruption at his brother's funeral, Stevante Clark helped defuse tension in California's capital city by asking protesters not to block thousands of fans from entering a downtown NBA arena for a third night.
    http://wgntv.com

Mar 30

Protests block streets after funeral for man shot by Sacramento police

Down the street, metal detectors and barricades were set up outside the Golden 1 Center in advance of Thursday night's game between the Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers, and fencing blocked off some stairs to an outdoor plaza surrounding the arena.

    Protests block streets after funeral for man shot by Sacramento police
    A standing-room-only crowd packed into a church Thursday to celebrate the life of a 22-year-old black man who was shot to death by Sacramento police, prompting angry protests in California's capital city and a resolve to force changes in police departments around the country.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 28

Bright light on family of Sacramento police shooting victim

...Stephon Clark by Sacramento Police officers on March 18, causing a lockdown of the Golden 1 Center, Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The Sacramento Kings released a statement saying refunds...

    Bright light on family of Sacramento police shooting victim
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A blinding national spotlight is shining on the family of Stephon Clark, the 22-year-old unarmed black man killed by Sacramento police last week. "You don't know what it's like until you experience it," Clark's uncle, Curtis Gordon, told The Associated Press in an interview Tuesday.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Mar 28

Mavericks beat Kings 103-97 to end 5-game skid amid protests

...shooting death of Stephon Clark by Sacramento Police officers, block the entrance to the Golden 1 Center, preventing ticket holders who weren't already inside from watching the Dallas Mavericks play the...

    Mavericks beat Kings 103-97 to end 5-game skid amid protests
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Harrison Barnes had 20 points, six assists and five rebounds, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Sacramento Kings 103-97 on Tuesday night while protesters forced a lockdown of Golden1 Center for the second time in six days. Dennis Smith Jr.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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