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Noon Lions prepare to conduct vision screenings

Dr. Katie Hertzberg, Dr. Mark Rafferty and Dr. Michael Russell, members of Naperville Noon Lions Club, conducted PreKindergarten Vision Screening for School District 203...

The Naperville Salute returns to downtown Naperville July 1-4

Naperville’s Independence Day landscape just got a bit more patriotic, as family festival fun returns to Rotary Hill in early July – The 2nd...

Toby Keith is set to headline when Ribfest opens over Father’s Day Weekend in Wheaton

Above / Country star Toby Keith put on quite a display of country hits and patriotic tunes as the weather was perfect for the...

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...

How to determine schedule for city-wide brush collection that begins May 9

Above / Brush collection to help residents with spring yard clean-ups comes with no additional charge. The annual program can be tracked through Interactive...

Photo Gallery: Naperville Responds Strength and Honor Lunch 4/26/2022

Thirteen years ago, Naperville Responds for Veterans hosted its first breakfast at the Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873. Spearheaded by Navy Veteran Jack Persin,...

Naperville Responds hosts annual Strength and Honor Lunch to honor Veterans

Above / Table settings included copies of iconic patriotic posters such as Rosie the Riveter from World War II. (Photos courtesy James Hoch Photography) Thirteen...

Earth Day event promoted public meeting to consider Garden Plot Improvement Plan

A rainy Sunday afternoon on April 24 provided a perfect time for an indoor Earth Day Fair at the Fort Hill Activity Center. A...

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...

Spring Blood Drive is set for May 7 at Judd Kendall VFW Post

Above / The Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873 is located at 908 W. Jackson Ave., just west of Centennial Beach. The spacious parking lot...

Naperville Jaycees host another scramble for colored eggs at Frontier Park

Above / Waiting patiently while hundreds of kids raced to pick up colored eggs, the Easter Bunny was prepared for a Meet & Greet...

Loaves & Fishes: Transforming lives, one car at a time

This Spring, there is much to be thankful for as our weather warms, and there are hopeful signs of life returning to normal after...

B.R.A.T. and the Month of the Military Child

According to nationaltoday.com, April was established as the Month of the Military Child by Caspar Weinberger when he was the Defense Secretary for the...

Fool me once…

I was at work when Alex, my middle daughter, called. I knew immediately something was wrong from the way she said, “Daddy.” Hesitantly, but stoically...

Registration is now in progress for 2022 Naperville Memorial Day Parade

Above / The Memorial Day Parade steps off along Jackson Avenue in downtown Naperville at 10:30AM Mon., May 30. Prior to the parade, five...

National Vietnam War Veterans Day observance is set for 10:30AM March 29

Updated Post, March 29, 2022 / Many caring, reasonable and generous members of our Naperville community served in Vietnam or during the Vietnam era....

Loaves & Fishes: Block by popular demand!

Last year we invited people to purchase figurative Building Blocks to support our new Food Distribution Hub in Aurora. It is very inspiring to...

Luck of the Irish

Naperville’s upcoming St. Patrick’s Day celebrations have me thinking about the concept of Luck, Irish or otherwise, good versus bad. Lou Gehrig’s famous quote...

Celebrate women in the workforce

On March 15, 2017, the United States Senate passed Senate Resolution 76 to designate March 21 as “Rosie the Riveter Day.” This resolution was supported...

‘P’ is for parade to honor St. Patrick

Updated Post, March 12, 2022 / With the thermometer reading 12 degrees at 10AM, the West Suburban Irish Parade Route along Mill Street was...

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