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Thursday, January 20, 2022

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Golden moments, golden memories

For me a new year sometimes just seemed to be a continuation of the year before. The only thing that seemed different was that...

American Legion Post 43 supports ‘22-A-Day’ awareness campaign

Since last summer, the Naperville American Legion Post 43 has been raising funds to heighten awareness for the “22-A-Day Campaign.” Organizers say the campaign...

WDSRA: Eat, drink and be charitable

Whether in-person or virtual, WDSRA programs are making a real difference in the lives of so many participants and families. I say this not...

Navy Veteran Introduces Himself

Several months ago I ran into Stephanie Penick at the Shanower Memorial. We talked about various matters including Naperville, military service, patriotism, and, of...

Happy 2022 from Naperville Responds For Veterans

Dear Friends of our Veterans, Times have been tumultuous over the past two years. But Naperville Responds For Veterans, with an all-volunteer Board of Directors,...

Loaves & Fishes: Ready to serve in 2022

The past year saw wonderful growth in our organization. The addition of the hub and distribution facility has given us the ability to serve...

Naperville Police Department to Motorists: Drive Sober This Holiday Weekend

With New Year's festivities rapidly approaching, the Naperville Police Department will continue to participate in a statewide impaired driving awareness and enforcement campaign now...

American Legion set to host 2022 Oratorical Contest on Jan. 8

The Naperville American Legion Post #43 is seeking participants for the American Legion 2022 High School Oratorical Scholarship Program.  The local contest will be conducted...

The Naperville Salute returns July 1-4

Naperville Responds For Veterans will host The Naperville Salute, a hometown focused Fourth of July celebration, on July 1-4, 2022. The Salute will be...

Diwali – Lighting up Naperville through Sewa

Sewa is a Sanskrit word that describes the act of selfless service. And Selfless service is one of the main concepts in Sanatana Dharma popularly...

Transitions – A different tradition

My little granddaughters are like many of today’s affluent kids – they have more dolls, toys and books than anyone in my generation. Unfortunately,...

Another Silent Night

World War 1 began on June 28, 1914, when Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, was assassinated. In the book Silent Night, the...

Veterans in Touch – Holidays

When I left for Vietnam on December 28, 1967, I truly thought I had seen my last Christmas. As I hugged my wife and...

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Ways to be kinder

by Tarek Fayoumi With 2022 just around the corner, I have been thinking that there are times when we could all be kinder to each...

Loaves & Fishes: Next Generation Generosity

As we look to the future, we are so encouraged by the involvement of the youngest generation in our vital mission. This year we...

City Presents KidsMatter Youth Service Awards

Since 1993, the City of Naperville has presented the Youth Service Awards to recognize and honor outstanding volunteer efforts by local Naperville area students...

2021 Turkey Trot by the numbers

8AM 11-25-2021 start time 2716 is Chris Wheaton (above) 5,435 Total Turkey Trot Entries 4,758 Official Finishers 14 minutes 41 seconds was time...

Hundreds of thousands of colorful bright lights attract folks to Water Street

Attractive colorful light displays known as NaperLights will make finding Santa easy on Water Street in downtown Naperville this holiday season. Santa's helpers suggest it...

Park District welcomes Donations for Pennies for Pies Drive to Benefit Loaves & Fishes

Naperville Park District is now accepting donations to the 15th annual Pennies for Pies drive through November 19. From its inception in 2006, the goal...

Bill Jacobs Auto Group to host ‘Test Drive to Give’ Nov. 26-29

Bill Jacobs Auto Group will host their second annual Test Drive to Give event from Friday, November 26 through Monday, November 29. For every new...

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Above / Landforms, a sculpture by sculptor Jack Arnold, was commissioned by the Naperville Art League and dedicated to the community in 1984. The...
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