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Thursday, April 25, 2024

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The Y – Kick off the summer of a lifetime at Y Day Camp

As the weather heats up, here at the Fry Family YMCA, we can’t help but look forward to the summer — and this one...

Real Life – Siloed no more

A trip to the store can be a bore, unless you have a six-year-old for company.  My granddaughter and I made a stop after school...

Transitions – Tshukudu (and the big five)

Tshukudu, “rhino” in South African Sotho, is also the name of the game lodge that became more than a mere item on Roger’s and...

Nutrition Knowledge – Are superfoods always super?

We try our best to incorporate more plant foods into our meals to increase our nutrient and fiber consumption. However, sometimes we don’t actually...

Are you planning to vote in the 2024 presidential election?

There’s nothing quite like a presidential election year to shake up the monotony of the political landscape. Being 16 years old, most people assume...

The Way I See It – Youth is wasted on the young

It was 1987, and all of us young, junior Navy Officers were bellied up to the bar at the O’Club, in Naval Air Facility...

Diveheart: Stories from the Heart – Moving beyond Naperville’s high school pools

For years Diveheart has been collaborating with several high schools that serve students in Indian Prairie School District, conducting programs at Waubonsie, Metea and...

Art Talk – By the book

Brand Bobosky recently announced his retirement from the Century Walk Corporation (CWC), the organization he founded in 1996 that has since enlivened Naperville’s built...
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Movies with Tarek – ‘REMEMBERING GENE WILDER’

“It is everything that family movies usually claim to be, but aren’t: Delightful, funny, scary exciting, and most of all, a genuine work of...

Engaging Aging – Free car care safety clinic for seniors 50-plus

Did you know that the Naperville and Lisle Townships TRIAD offers free car safety evaluations twice per year for people over 50 years? On Sat.,...

Focus on Safety – Healthy relationships

Nationally, April 21-27, 2024, is recognized as Crime Victims’ Rights Week. The Naperville Police Department is devoted to supporting victims of crime and their...

Fire Prevention 24-7 – Spring for safety facts

Although it might not quite feel like it here, it is officially spring. Yay! With the arrival of spring comes blue skies, blooming flowers,...

Sales Focus – Use humor to heat up your sales

Did you hear the one about...? Tell a joke once in a while. One that makes you laugh out loud. Sometimes business can be stressful...

Real Estate Logic – Multi-generational living and making it work

With the aging of the “baby boomers” and the rising cost of senior living, multi-generational living is becoming a hot topic in America’s real...

Loaves & Fishes: Mindful stewards creating a sustainable future

Welcome to Loaves & Fishes, where we believe in ending hunger while also caring for our planet. With a commitment to recycling and environmentally...

Sailor, gold miner, merchant, hotel keeper, farmer, village trustee and alderman

William Barber III was born September 4, 1832, in Naperville Township, Cook County, Illinois, the son of William Barber Jr. and Lucetta Stevens. Lucetta was...

KidsMatter 2 Us – Explore a healthcare career this summer

The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that from 2022 to 2032 the healthcare and social assistance sector is projected to grow faster than...

Visit Naperville – Boardroom meeting space

The constant need for meeting space, big and small, has us relishing the incredible variety of meeting space encompassed in Naperville. Not to be...

Wonders of history

According to the news reports, I live in the fastest growing area in the United States. I remember when Naperville was growing from a...

Estate Planning, the Blueprint of your Legacy – Planning for tax day

We all know the important date of April 15, Tax Day. Even Albert Einstein once said, “The hardest thing in the world to understand is...

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