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Focus on Safety – Summer driving hazards

Summer is on the horizon and that means many of us will be taking to the roadway for travel. Just as winter’s cold, snow...

Fire Prevention 24-7 – Child water safety

As the calendar and weather are transitioning toward summer, it’s the time of the year to talk about accidental drowning and how to prevent...

The Y – Naperville YMCA supports mental health awareness

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the Naperville YMCA is encouraging community members to join the conversation about mental health. Mental...

Visit Naperville – Celebrate your graduate in style

“Graduation Season” is a festive and bustling time of year to celebrate your graduate’s accomplishments, reflect on hard work, and look ahead to new...

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Tarek’s Mother’s Day Film Picks

by Tarek Fayoumi Mother’s Day is a holiday reserved for showing appreciation to our moms. Since Mother’s Day is always on a Sunday, it can...

The Inequities of Inflation

As I am writing this, the Bureau of Labor Statistics just published the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for March 2022. The inflation rate rose...

157th Commencement at North Central College

Greetings from North Central College! For many colleges—including North Central—the month of May is a celebratory one, as we come together for our annual Commencement...

May Editor’s Notes

Ever wonder why the 2022 monthly calendars are playing havoc with faithful families, event planners and community news publishers? In April, folks found that Ramadan,...

Growing up in Naperville – Ramblin’ with Ron

Uncle Les and Aunt Edna Arnett are pictured at the rock garden at 616 N. Ellsworth Street. (Photo courtesy Ron Keller) This month I may...

Science Corner – Is it the truth?

The goal of science is to discover the truth. In Rotary Clubs, we have a 4-way Test, the first being “Is it the truth?” Astronomers...

Transitions – A new generation of Army reservists

I was recently introduced to Jeff, a military man from outside the draft era. One downside of a draft-free military is that there is...

Naperville Gardener – Super power of the month: I can grow trees

J. Sterling Morton lived in Nebraska and when he became secretary of the Nebraska Territory, he proposed a tree planting holiday in 1872 and...

Nutrition Knowledge – Get back to good bacteria

We continue our series on gut health, specifically the microbiome, and how improving the make-up of our intestinal flora improves our overall health. To review...

Pulse of Naperville Music Scene – Dad’s proud moment

As a parent, you always hope that your children will find success and happiness. When my son Nathaniel was born, a co-worker asked me...

Blacksmith, Carriage Maker, Village Trustee

Every once in a while, I receive comments from readers about my articles. It’s encouraging to know others are enjoying my bios about Naperville's lesser-known...

The Y – Summer Camp

Camps at the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago have one thing in common: they’re all about discovery. In Y camps, youngsters are given the opportunity...

Harnessing the older workforce

By 2030, the U.S. Census Bureau projects that one in every five residents will be older than age 65.  It would serve employers to...

Real Estate Logic – Four factors to ponder before a ‘for sale’ sign goes up

When the time comes to sell your home, every seller is interested in getting the highest possible price. To maximize your selling price, here...

Sales Focus – Manage your time to heat up your sales

Once upon a time. It was the very first time… Does anybody really know what time it is? It’s about time. Daylight saving time. It...

Focus on Safety – Ending the cycle of abuse

Many people think that abuse will never happen to them or someone they care about. But the truth is that domestic violence can affect...

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