Proclamation for inaugural Aurora Pride Parade

A proclamation for the inaugural Aurora Pride Parade Sunday is held by co-chair of the parade, Kimberly Adams at the Aurora City Council meeting Tuesday evening. Gwyn Ciesla, left is co-chair, second from left is Richard Irvin, mayor of Aurora, and right is Chuck Adams. Other proclamations were presented for...

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One Year Later

Tom Skilling, WGN-TV meteorologist and West Aurora High School graduate, offers remarks at U.S. congressman Bill Foster’s seminar Saturday on a one-year anniversary of the U.S. withdrawal from Paris Climate Change Accord. The event was at the One E. Benton Building, the former Aurora Public Library building, in Aurora. Foster...

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KAT Service to expand to part of Montgomery

Kendall Area Transit (KAT), in conjunction with the Village of Montgomery, will expand service for Kendall County residents of the village of Montgomery to begin Sunday, July 1. KAT will provide general transit services to all Kendall County locations, plus specific medical locations outside of Kendall County, with rides which...

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Annual “Warm Fuzzies” community-service project

Aurora Area Retired Teachers Association (AARTA) members peruse the more than 111 fleece blankets and quilts which were hand-crafted in an annual “Warm Fuzzies” community-service project. From left are Dick Schindel, Aurora, AARTA president; Linda Weiss, Batavia; Eva Balek, Aurora, project coordinator; and Marilyn Ruby, Geneva. Blankets were collected at...

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Montini Catholic High School girls softball team State champion

Montini Catholic High School girls softball team poses outside of the school in Lombard following a Class 3A State championship in East Peoria last weekend. Montini rallied to defeat Kaneland, 15-8, in the championship game. Click here to see the article by Bobby Narang. Montini Catholic photo...

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Importance of Flag Day elevated by setting a good example

Flag Day continues to lose its importance each decade. It is only a symbol. Sometimes symbols are revered and can be overlooked as unimportant. They are only as significant as we make them. Flag Day should have a special place for the Fox Valley/west suburban area, especially Batavia and Aurora....

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Reader’s Voice: Free steak dinner to veterans June 22

June 8, 2018 Dear editor; The Kendall County Salute to Veterans wishes to show its appreciation for all veterans and active duty military by treating them to a free steak dinner, June 22 at the Kendall County Fairgrounds, 10826 IL Route 71, Yorkville. The dinner will be served from 5:30...

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Parkland students showing political strength since shooting

Last of two parts J.J. McCorvey of Fast Company magazine continues his updates of the fatal shooting at Majory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High School in Parkland, Fla.. “The movement’s strength resides in the roughly four million Americans who will turn 18 this year and be able to influence the midterm...

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West Aurora Concerned Citizens Group Will Meet June 20

West Aurora Concerned Citizens June 20 The West Aurora Concerned Citizens Neighborhood Group will hold its June meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20 at West Aurora Plaza, 5th Ward Community Room. The Guest speaker will be Anna Payton, Aurora’s new Animal Control & Care manager. She will discuss any...

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Oswego Community Conversations at 3 sites

Each Summer, the village government of Oswego will be host to a series of Community Conversations, to give residents opportunities to talk one-on-one with staff members and elected officials in their neighborhoods. Community Conversations this Summer will be at three locations in Oswego: • Thursday, June 21, Fox Chase Elementary,...

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Cordovan leather early form of highest-quality shoes

While reading an O. Henry short story recently, I came upon the word cordwainer and it delighted me. What was this word and what was its meaning? And what better was a follow-up to my previous article about socks, than shoes? Let’s go on today’s adventure! The term cordwainer entered...

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Oswego P.D. plans July Fourth enforcement

The Oswego Police Department announces its plans for July Fourth traffic enforcement with a focus on drunk and unbuckled drivers. The crackdown will run from June 25 through July 8 to encompass the Independence Day holiday. The Oswego Police Department will join the Illinois State Police and more than 150...

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Summer Chicken Burgers

Ingredients 1 ripe avocado, sliced 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon butter 1 large Vidalia onions, sliced into rings 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves salt and pepper to taste 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 4 hamburger buns 4 tablespoons mayonnaise 4 slices provolone cheese Directions 1....

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Aurora Regional Fire Museum expands hours

For the first time in more than two years, the Aurora Regional Fire Museum will expand its operational hours. Summer hours at the Fire Museum will run through Labor Day. During this time, the Museum will expand its hours to include Wednesdays. The Museum will be open for visitors to...

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Blues on the Fox’s 22nd year in Aurora

Downtown Aurora’s Blues on the Fox will be back for its 22nd year with a lineup of both longtime favorites and fresh talent. Performances will be Friday and Saturday at RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway in downtown Aurora, the idyllic venue. Jammin’ blues music, cold beer, delicious festival food and...

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Alarm: Many older individuals committing suicide

By Deena Sherman –  Some news reports have called suicide a national health crisis after many recent deaths that include high-profile individuals such as Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. Many want to take comfort that it is solely about an illness that overtakes some, and nothing more. I don’t believe...

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