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Scammers go into overtime to cash in on sports betting excitement

Fan fever runs hot for betting and micro betting With all the excitement of the new NFL and college football season, Better Business Bureau is...

WDSRA: The power of partnerships

What do you get when you bring together the City of Naperville, the Naperville Park District and the Western DuPage Special Recreation Association (WDSRA)?...

North Central College is set for Homecoming Celebration, Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Above / Cheers to the Cardinals! (Photo courtesy North Central College) Update, Oct. 1, 2022 / During its Homecoming event at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium, No. 1...

K-9 Frisbee World Championships return Labor Day Weekend

The K-9 Frisbee World Championships again will be held over Labor Day weekend from 9:30AM to 4PM, Sat., Sept. 3, and again Sun., Sept....

Positively Naperville ‘Lasting Impression’ Update for July 2022

Pay attention when you walk through your neighborhood. You never know what good deed might greet you. On Father's Day, June 19, 2022, four members...

Naperville’s fireworks show is set to take place at Frontier Sports Complex on Sunday, July 3, 2022

Above / Naperville’s Fireworks will take place at the Frontier Sports Complex on Sunday, July 3, 2022, just south of 95th Street. For the third...

Catch neighbors having fun, doing good deeds at May Watts Park

Above / First catch of the day, May 29, 2022, is a big bass. And a selfie helps record the family fun. Reelin' in the...

Centennial Beach is open for the summer season through Labor Day

Above / Cool breezes on opening day, May 28, at Centennial Beach were just right for the staff and lifeguards to handle as they...

Have skateboard? Take survey to help guide new design for Centennial Beach Skate Facility

Above / Do you recognize this skateboarder from 2015? Do you think the skate facility (aka skate park) needs a fence? The Centennial Park...

Centennial Beach prepares to open Memorial Day Weekend

Above / According to an update by Executive Director Brad Wilson on Wednesday, with temperatures hovering around 33 degrees during a meeting at the...

G.L.O.W. 5K run for reading is set to return May 21, 2022

Above / First organized as the Run for Reading by morning, then the G.L.O.W. 5K by evening, the fun run/walk welcomes all ages to...

Outdoor Fitness Court is planned south of 95th Street Community Plaza this spring

Above/Below: The Naperville Park District has announced a new project as part of the National Fitness Campaign to build healthy infrastructure. A new, outdoor dynamic...

Baseball notable Nicky Lopez will appear at fundraising event to benefit Jwegstrong Foundation

Above / Dean Bapes, owner of Dean's Dugout, credits his wife and business partner, Marilyn, with the photos and posters in his store window...

One special day at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing

With a quick flick of Michigan State freshman cornerback Charles Brantley’s right wrist, almost eight months of pent up emotion came out. In that one...

WDSRA: The Best of the Best

Passionate. Generous. Fun.  Those are just three of the innate qualities found in the people you see in our programs. I’m talking, not about...

The Y – Meet the new Aquatics & Sports Manager at Fry Y

Fry Family YMCA is excited to announce our new Aquatics & Sports Manager, Chad Ganden. Chad has lived in Naperville most of his life. He...

Remembering the legacy of Justin Wegner

Tightly nestled under a tree and a stone’s throw from Naperville Central’s varsity baseball scoreboard, the gravestone immediately grabs your attention. The gray, bench-like stone...

Sports camps are back at North Central College

After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, young athletes from around the region will once again take to the fields and courts...

Park District youth soccer programs expanding for fall

Naperville Park District will open registration for its fall youth soccer programs beginning Tuesday, May 18, with two new programs available for younger children. Naperville...

Naperville Park District launches ‘Park It in Naperville’ campaign

After a year of cancelled outings and limits on activities due to the pandemic, Naperville residents are eager to venture out to enjoy recreation...

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