Two individuals from New York who purchased tickets thinking the concert was in Oswego, N.Y.

Oswego, Ill., not Oswego, N.Y.!

The Goo Goo Dolls concert Saturday at Arranmore Farm and Polo Club in Oswego includes two individuals from New York who purchased tickets thinking the concert was in Oswego, N.Y.. They decided to make the trip and use the tickets to see singer Gavin DeGraw. The inaugural Cal’s Concert Series...

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Culture Stock in Aurora closed in March due to environmental health concerns

Culture Stock in Aurora closed due to environmental health concerns

Volunteers remove the Culture Stock sign Sunday in Aurora, after the store closed in March due to environmental health concerns. Since 2012, Culture Stock was in a building owned by the city of Aurora government at the corner of Galena Boulevard and Water Street. The Culture Stock Board spent the...

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Native American cultures at the Santori Library of Aurora

Native American cultures at the Santori Library of Aurora

Dressed in traditional Ojibwa regalia, author Kim Sigafus shares her knowledge of many aspects of Native American cultures at the Santori Library of Aurora Tuesday. She discusses Native people who lived in Illinois in the 1800s and their traditions. She described Native American foodways, including the planting of the three...

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Mirna Lopez-Rivera

Aurora Puerto Rican Festival July 28-29

Festival-goers will celebrate Puerto Rican Heritage at this year’s Aurora Puerto Rican Cultural Council’s (APRCC) Heritage Parade and Festival Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29 at RiverEdge Park in Aurora. The Aurora Puerto Rican Heritage Week will start Saturday, at 10 a.m. with the Puerto Rican flag-raising ceremony at...

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Carter Crane editor of The Voice

Remembrance of Rev. Wesby, 30 years later, a celebration

There will be a celebration Friday through Sunday of the life and good works of the late Reverend Robert Wesby of Aurora. It has been 30 years since his untimely death and a strong group, 14 committee members, of the Progressive Baptist Church in Aurora, will bring to life what...

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Oswego Police Department issues 28 holiday citations

The Oswego Police Department issued 20 seat belt citations during the recent July Fourth Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Click It or Ticket crackdown and issued eight citations for drivers who were using their mobile phones while driving. Law enforcement agencies throughout Illinois participated in this statewide effort...

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Kendall Arts Guild accepts mural fund donations

The Kendall Arts Guild (KAG) is a partner with the Yorkville Public Library to have mural artist, Eulojio Ortega, paint a mural in the main entrance to the library. “A breathtaking example of Eulojio’s work can be viewed at the Kendall County Courthouse, where a mural featuring the history of...

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Aurora’s Wesley United Methodist Church Scouts will hold ice cream social

Boy Scouts ​of Blackhawk Troop 11 ​at Aurora’s Wesley United Methodist Church will hold the 39th annual ice cream social benefit from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5 at Wesley, 14 N. May Street, Aurora. A​ll-you-can-eat ice cream will be provided by Scouts from Troop 11 and Cub...

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Donna Crane

Purchasing power of America will yield hemp jeans

Last of two parts Marc Gunther continues his article in The Guardian regarding the beneficial uses of hemp. “Hemp can build cars, homes, food, textiles and more,” Rob Jungmann said. “[It’s] as American as apple pie.” The Jungmann shirts are made from hemp, he said. “The Agricultural Act of 2014,...

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Talent show auditions in Oswego

Oswego Senior Center Inter-Generational Talent Show auditions are in full swing. Krystal Donnelly, of Oswego, is pictured singing “Sure on This Spring Night” by Samuel Barber. She is accompanied by her voice teacher, Jamie Kaisershot, of Aurora, who later auditioned for her participation of singing and playing “I Love a...

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Jo Fredell Higgins

Julia Ward Howe made an impact in U.S. literary world

“Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord.” —Battle Hymn of the Republic Julia Ward Howe was an American poet and author, best known for writing “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.” She was an advocate for abolitionism and a social activist particularly for women’s suffrage....

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Macaroni Salad

Ingredients 4 cups uncooked elbow macaroni 1 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar 1/4 cup white sugar 2 1/2 tablespoons yellow mustard 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 large onion, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1/4 cup grated...

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Charles Coddintgon

Discussion of economic stirrings in U.S. evolves to agenda

The United States of America used to be the home of the brave and the land of the free. Not anymore. Now, it is the home of the rich and fatuous and the land of unfettered greed. With the Donald Trump administration in place, capitalism once again has run rampant....

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New Aurora Housing Authority director: Assist Aurorans

By Anthony Stanford –  Recently-hired Aurora Housing Authority (AHA) executive director Ralph Jordan officially was welcomed last week by Aurora mayor Richard Irvin, members of the Aurora City Council, and community leaders. Mayor Richard Irvin commented on Jordan’s taking the helm at the AHA by saying that “Jordan comes at...

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Aurora Historical Society party: Extend Summer exhibit

The Aurora Historical Society (AHS) will throw a party from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday to highlight the extension of its Summer exhibit, “Ethnicity and Diversity in Aurora, 1834-Present” through the middle of August. Admission is free but donations are appreciated. Music will be provided by The Internationals, an...

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Good intentions for an individual may backfire

Dale was a widower of about two years, in his late 70s.​ He never had pets, but his grown daughter decided he needed a puppy because he seemed lonely. Dale said he enjoyed being alone and it didn’t mean he was lonely. He was happy reading, watching sports, hanging out...

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Montgomery recycling event 9 A.M. to noon Saturday

The next quarterly recycling event in Montgomery will offer paper shredding! The recycling event will be held Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Public Works facility, 891 Knell Road in Montgomery. Paper shredding will be available from 9 a.m. until noon. During the event, Montgomery residents can...

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Turner golf outing July 26 at Blackberry Oaks

The eighth Annual Michael Turner Memorial Golf Outing has been rescheduled due to severe weather and will take place Thursday, July 26 at Blackberry Oaks Golf Course, 2245 Kennedy Road, Bristol! Registration will start at noon and the event will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. and the...

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