2 days ago

American Legion will host first social of the new year on Sat., Jan. 20

The Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873 is located at 908 W. Jackson Avenue.

    American Legion will host first social of the new year on Sat., Jan. 20 - Positively Naperville
    Above / Flags of the American Legion welcome members and guests to events at the Judd Kendall VFW Post. The Naperville American Legion Post 43 will host its first social of the new year on Sat., Jan. 20, at the Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873.
    http://www.positivelynaperville.com

6 days ago

Man Tries To Steal Cop’s Service Weapon With BB Gun

About 5 p.m. Dec. 26, Edward Prado drove a stolen vehicle to the Waukegan Police Department at 101 N. West St. and approached an officer who was sitting in his squad, according to Waukegan police.

    Man Tries To Steal Cop's Service Weapon With BB Gun
    (CBS) - A 27-year-old man who was hospitalized last month after being shot by a Waukegan police officer has been charged with threatening the officer with a BB gun as he attempted to steal his service weapon. About 5 p.m. Dec. 26, Edward Prado drove a stolen vehicle to the Waukegan Police Department at 101 N.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Dec 27

Waukegan cop shoots man who threatened him

The officer was sitting in his squad car outside the police department at 101 N. West St. around 5 p.m. Tuesday when he was approached by a man in his 20s who drew the gun and threatened the officer, Cmdr. Joe Florip said.

    Waukegan cop shoots man who threatened him
    A Waukegan police officer shot a man who was threatening him with what appeared to be a black semiautomatic handgun but turned out to be a BB gun, authorities said Wednesday. The officer was sitting in his squad car outside the police department at 101 N. West St. around 5 p.m.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Dec 22

Just add snow

...The following ice rinks will be lighted and open until 10 p.m.: Centennial Park, 500 W. Jackson Ave.; Nike Sports Complex, 288 W. Diehl Road; Commissioners Park, 3704 111th St. The fourth and...

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...and open until 10 p.m.: Centennial Park, 500 W. Jackson Ave.; Nike Sports Complex, 288 W. Diehl Road; Commissioners Park, 3704 111th St. The fourth and fifth rinks, located at Gartner Park at...

...p.m. and Friday and Saturday until 10 p.m. and has concessions. Arrowhead Park, 711 Iroquois Ave., Brook Crossings, 1015 95th St., Country Lakes Park, 1835 North Aurora Road, Gartner Park, 524...

...has concessions. Arrowhead Park, 711 Iroquois Ave., Brook Crossings, 1015 95th St., Country Lakes Park, 1835 North Aurora Road, Gartner Park, 524 W. Gartner Road, May Watts Park, 804 S. Whispering Hills Dr., and...

...Ave., Brook Crossings, 1015 95th St., Country Lakes Park, 1835 North Aurora Road, Gartner Park, 524 W. Gartner Road, May Watts Park, 804 S. Whispering Hills Dr., and Riverwalk Sled Hill at Rotary Hill...

...Lakes Park, 1835 North Aurora Road, Gartner Park, 524 W. Gartner Road, May Watts Park, 804 S. Whispering Hills Dr., and Riverwalk Sled Hill at Rotary Hill, 401 Aurora Ave. napervilleparks.org/facilitieslist/wintersportsfacilities...

...May Watts Park, 804 S. Whispering Hills Dr., and Riverwalk Sled Hill at Rotary Hill, 401 Aurora Ave. napervilleparks.org/facilitieslist/wintersportsfacilities...

    Just add snow
    Even though it's winter, you don't have to stay inside. In fact, winter is a great time to experience another side of nature. Dr. Pete Schubel, medical director of Edward Plainfield Emergency Department and co-medical director of the Edward ICU, said movement is important to all facets of health.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Dec 22

Curbed Cup Elite Eight results! West Loop and Fulton Market knocked out

The Final Four neighborhoods are here, and all top four seeds nearly made it through. In the last match up, No. 7 Uptown pulled out all the stops to knock out the No. 2 West Loop and Fulton Market which was a bit of a surprise.

    Curbed Cup Elite Eight results are here! West Loop and Fulton Market knocked out
    The Final Four neighborhoods are here, and all top four seeds nearly made it through. In the last match up, No. 7 Uptown pulled out all the stops to knock out the No. 2 West Loop and Fulton Market which was a bit of a surprise.
    https://chicago.curbed.com

Dec 12

Park District skating, sledding and snowboarding locations ready for season

Centennial Park, 500 W. Jackson Ave.

Riverwalk Sled Hill at Rotary Hill, 441 Aurora Ave.

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Nike Sports Complex, 288 W. Diehl Rd.

The District offers one location exclusively for snowboarding: Weigand Riverfront Park at 2436 S. Washington St (no sleds are allowed on this hill).

Arrowhead Park, 711 Iroquois Ave.

Country Lakes Park, 1835 North Aurora Rd.

Gartner Park, 524 W. Gartner Rd.

May Watts Park, 804 S. Whispering Hills Dr.

    Park District skating, sledding and snowboarding locations ready for season - Positively Naperville
    Above / When the temperature dips into the teens, skating rinks for hockey and recreation are attractive in Centennial Park adjacent to the Riverwalk, just off Jackson Avenue west of downtown Naperville. Glorious sunshine on New Year's Day 2017 created the perfect setting to practice hockey shots.
    http://www.positivelynaperville.com

Dec 11

Take a bus to spread holiday cheer with Veterans at Hines V.A. Hospital

The Judd Kendall VFW is located at 908 W. Jackson Ave., just west of downtown Naperville. And there’s plenty of parking at the rear of the building.

    Take a bus to spread holiday cheer with Veterans at Hines V.A. Hospital - Positively Naperville
    Above / Judge Don Hennessey (pictured here in 2011!) performs with students from Naperville North High School and other folks who visited Hines V.A. Hospital to spread holiday cheer. Oh! The fond memories! Throughout the year, the bus departs at 6:15PM on the second Tuesday of the month, Sept.
    http://www.positivelynaperville.com

Dec 11

Naperville Park District Skating, Sledding and Snowboarding Locations for 2017-18

• Riverwalk Sled Hill at Rotary Hill, 441 Aurora Ave.

• Centennial Park, 500 W. Jackson Ave.

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...District sled hills. The District offers one location exclusively for snowboarding: Weigand Riverfront Park at 2436 S. Washington St (no sleds are allowed on this hill...

• Arrowhead Park, 711 Iroquois Ave.

• Country Lakes Park, 1835 North Aurora Rd.

• Gartner Park, 524 W. Gartner Rd.

• May Watts Park, 804 S. Whispering Hills Dr.

• Nike Sports Complex, 288 W. Diehl Rd.

    Naperville Park District Skating, Sledding and Snowboarding Locations for 2017-18
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Naperville Park District offers opportunities to enjoy winter sports at a number of locations throughout the community. Sled hills and skating areas will open for the winter 2017-2018 season when weather conditions allow. The Riverwalk Café will open for sledding on Rotary Hill with varying hours, depending on sledding conditions.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Dec 11

Woodstock bed and breakfast in 'Groundhog Day' movie sold

The home at 344 Fremont St. has reopened as the Cherry Tree In B & B. Lori and George Miarecki are the new owners of the establishment that they purchased for $695,000.

    Woodstock bed and breakfast in 'Groundhog Day' movie sold
    The B&B in Woodstock made famous in the movie "Groundhog Day" where Bill Murray woke every morning to relive the day over and over has been sold. The home at 344 Fremont St. has reopened as the Cherry Tree In B & B.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Nov 24

Naperville cops: 3 cars stolen, 9 burglarized on Thanksgiving

...Harlowe Lane. Vehicle burglaries and damage were reported in the 1700 block of Brookdale Road, 600 block of Stevens Street, 100 and 400 blocks of Robin Hill Drive, 800 block of Lilac Lane, 400 block...

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...the 600 block of Jackson Avenue, the 700 block of South Julian Street and the 500 block of Harlowe Lane. Vehicle burglaries and damage were reported in the 1700 block of Brookdale Road, 600 block...

...and the 500 block of Harlowe Lane. Vehicle burglaries and damage were reported in the 1700 block of Brookdale Road, 600 block of Stevens Street, 100 and 400 blocks of Robin Hill Drive, 800 block...

...Brookdale Road, 600 block of Stevens Street, 100 and 400 blocks of Robin Hill Drive, 800 block of Lilac Lane, 400 block of Aspen Court, 1800 block of Freedom Drive, 1300 block of Bent Creek...

...Stevens Street, 100 and 400 blocks of Robin Hill Drive, 800 block of Lilac Lane, 400 block of Aspen Court, 1800 block of Freedom Drive, 1300 block of Bent Creek Court, 2000 block of Spice...

...800 block of Lilac Lane, 400 block of Aspen Court, 1800 block of Freedom Drive, 1300 block of Bent Creek Court, 2000 block of Spice Circle and 100 block of West Bailey Road...

...block of Aspen Court, 1800 block of Freedom Drive, 1300 block of Bent Creek Court, 2000 block of Spice Circle and 100 block of West Bailey Road...

...of Freedom Drive, 1300 block of Bent Creek Court, 2000 block of Spice Circle and 100 block of West Bailey Road...

    Three cars stolen, dozen more burglarized, damaged on Thanksgiving, Naperville police say
    Naperville police say three cars were stolen and more than a dozen either burglarized or damaged on Thanksgiving.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 24

Three cars stolen, dozen more burglarized, damaged on Thanksgiving, Naperville police say

...Harlowe Lane. Vehicle burglaries and damage were reported in the 1700 block of Brookdale Road, 600 block of Stevens Street, 100 and 400 blocks of Robin Hill Drive, 800 block of Lilac Lane, 400 block...

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...the 600 block of Jackson Avenue, the 700 block of South Julian Street and the 500 block of Harlowe Lane. Vehicle burglaries and damage were reported in the 1700 block of Brookdale Road, 600 block...

...and the 500 block of Harlowe Lane. Vehicle burglaries and damage were reported in the 1700 block of Brookdale Road, 600 block of Stevens Street, 100 and 400 blocks of Robin Hill Drive, 800 block...

...Brookdale Road, 600 block of Stevens Street, 100 and 400 blocks of Robin Hill Drive, 800 block of Lilac Lane, 400 block of Aspen Court, 1800 block of Freedom Drive, 1300 block of Bent Creek...

...Stevens Street, 100 and 400 blocks of Robin Hill Drive, 800 block of Lilac Lane, 400 block of Aspen Court, 1800 block of Freedom Drive, 1300 block of Bent Creek Court, 2000 block of Spice...

...800 block of Lilac Lane, 400 block of Aspen Court, 1800 block of Freedom Drive, 1300 block of Bent Creek Court, 2000 block of Spice Circle and 100 block of West Bailey Road...

...block of Aspen Court, 1800 block of Freedom Drive, 1300 block of Bent Creek Court, 2000 block of Spice Circle and 100 block of West Bailey Road...

...of Freedom Drive, 1300 block of Bent Creek Court, 2000 block of Spice Circle and 100 block of West Bailey Road...

    Three cars stolen, dozen more burglarized, damaged on Thanksgiving, Naperville police say
    Naperville police say three cars were stolen and more than a dozen either burglarized or damaged on Thanksgiving.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 23

Where to find Santa in Chicago suburbs

Bensenville Santa's Brunch at White Pines: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at White Pines Golf Club & Banquets, 500 W. Jefferson. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Buffet breakfast, including kid-favorite dishes, holiday crafts and visits with Santa. (630) 766-0304, ext. 2. whitepinesgolf.com.

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...the Bartlett History Museum: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 2. Bartlett village hall, 228 S. Main St. Bring your wish lists and camera to capture the moment with the jolly old soul...

Elk Grove Village Tree Lighting and Concert: 4-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, village green, 901 Wellington Ave. Tree lighting and concert by Gary Lewis and the Playboys. Cookies, hot chocolates and refreshments. Santa and his elves will follow 5:30 tree lighting. For information, www.elkgrove.com.

...Storytime: 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, Garden Terrace Banquets at the Pavilion, 1000 Wellington Ave. A magical evening with holiday entertainment. Story time with Mrs. Claus. Crafts and hot chocolate...

...Mistletoe Market: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at Hampshire Middle School, 560 S. State St. Join the Hampshire Area Chamber of Commerce for this newly revamped event. In addition to...

Hanover Park Tree-lighting Ceremony: 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, village hall, 2121 W. Lake St.. Entertainment and refreshments. A special guest "flips the switch" to light up the village. Free. www.hpil.org/Our-Community/Village-Events.aspx.

Libertyville Tree lighting: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, Cook Park, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave.. After the tree lighting, Santa arrives around 7 p.m. Visit www.libertyville.com.

Lisle Santa Train: 9:45 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at Lisle metra station, 1000 Front St. Santa Train leaves at 9:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. Join Santa and costumed characters for a trip to Chicago's Union Station and back. $18. (630) 769-1000 or www.facebook.com/TheLislePolarExpressTrain.

...Race: 8:30--11 a.m. Sunday Dec. 3, Streamwood Park District, Hoosier Grove Park, 700 W. Irving Park Road. A 2.5-mile trek along the paved path to Aquarius Park and back to...

...1 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at John Shields Elementary, 85 S. Main St., holiday craft/vendor show, as well as Cookies With Mrs. Santa and children's crafts...

...and Menorah Lighting: 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, Vernon Hills Golf Course, 291 Evergreen Drive. Mayor Roger Byrne will flip the switch to light the holiday tree. Enjoy hot chocolate...

Wauconda Tree Lighting: 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, Wauconda Park District community Center, 600 N. Main St. After a day of activities on Main street starting at 2 p.m., Santa will...

    Where to find Santa in Chicago suburbs
    Even though Santa is getting ready for Christmas Eve, he seems to be just about everywhere nowadays. How? We don't know. But at the Daily Herald, we put together a list where you can find Kriss Kringle in the suburbs. The hot event?
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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