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‘Naperville News 17’ celebrates 10 years

In May 2019 Naperville News 17 celebrates its 10th anniversary of reporting what’s happening in Naperville on Channel 17 and online at NCTV17.com. Tune...

NCTV17 Video: Locals React to Pradel’s Death

Mayor Emeritus A. George Pradel touched the lives of so many people during his five decades of public service. After all his years as a police sergeant, Officer Friendly, and mayor, everyone seems to have a favorite memory of Mayor Pradel.

NCTV17 Video: Service Surprise

Elmwood Elementary fourth grader Jackson Persin got a special surprise at school. Jackson was presented with the Naperville Responds for Veterans Challenge Coin for his service to the community.

NCTV17 Video: Old Nichols to Move?

After receiving landmark status in September, the Old Nichols Library could soon also have a new home. Owners of the Old Nichols Library say they are in talks to move the historic library to Naper Settlement - a move that will require approval from Naperville's Historic Preservation Commission.

NCTV17 Spotlight on Business – Busey Bank

The partnership of Busey Bank and First Community Financial Bank brings together two of the best community banks in Illinois with experienced leadership supported by outstanding community-minded personal and business banking teams who remain committed to providing service excellence in the communities where we work and live.

NCTV17 Video: 2017 Cavalcade Tour of Homes

The first annual Cavalcade Tour of Homes, kicked off on September 7, with 22 homes on display throughout six counties, including seven homes right here in Naperville.

NCTV17 Video: Last Fling 2017 is Here

As Labor Day weekend begins, so does the Last Fling. Held along the riverwalk, Jackson Avenue, and on Rotary Hill, the Naperville Jaycees’ largest event of the year has a lot of fun in store for the community. Headlining the main stage on Saturday will be Bret Michaels of Poison, on Sunday the Barenaked Ladies, and on Monday, Infinity.

NCTV17 Video: Naper Settlement departure dispute

A dispute about whether Naper Settlement’s Research Curator resigned or was fired has led to the hiring of attorneys by both sides. Longtime Naper Settlement Employee Bryan Ogg is now without a job.

NCTV17 Video: Forget-Me-Not Flowers Popping up in Naperville

The community is joining together to raise awareness for seniors and Alzheimer’s. In honor of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, the Rotary Club of Naperville Downtown has placed these planters filled with forget-me-not flowers around town.

NCTV17 Video: DeEtta’s Old Fashioned Flavor

Fried dipped and delicious. These doughnuts are not only appetizing, but also award winning, taking home the top prize for judge’s choice at the 5th annual Donut Fest in Chicago.

NCTV17 Video: Positively Naperville Celebrates 15 Years

The monthly paper, Positively Naperville, began distribution in 2001, when the first edition was handed out along the parade route at the Naperville Jaycee’s Last Fling.

NCTV17 Video: Racing on the river

You may not be able to feed the ducks along the Riverwalk, but recently, you could race them. To celebrate 35 years of the Riverwalk, more than 14,00 rubber ducks made their way down the river for the Duck Race.

NCTV17’s ‘Gaffer’ the duck trains for the Riverwalk Duck Race

To celebrate the first 35 years of the Naperville Riverwalk, 2,000 plastic ducks will “race” in the DuPage River from the foot bridge near Centennial Park to the Eagle Street Bridge near the Naperville Municipal Center. All proceeds will benefit the Riverwalk Foundation for education and enhancements along the winding brick path of the city’s natural treasure in the heart of the central business district.

NCTV17 Video: Where’s Waldo in Naperville?

The famous character can be spotted in more than 20 stores in Downtown Naperville for the July contest, but just like in the books he isn’t that easy to find.

NCTV17 Video: City and Township at a Standstill

RELATED PN POST / Feedback includes thoughtful dialogue regarding the City and Naperville Township sharing road services (with links to City's archive)

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