Day: July 5, 2018

The City of Aurora’s Independence Day fireworks show rescheduled for Friday, July 27

The City of Aurora‘s Independence Day fireworks show has been rescheduled for 9 p.m., Friday, July 27. The free show Friday, July 27 will be visible from the same two locations at RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, and McCullough Park, 128 W. Illinois Avenue., in downtown Aurora. “The decision to...

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Plenty of red, white, and blue on the parade route in Aurora’s Independence Day celebration Wednesday

Plenty of red, white, and blue on the parade route in Aurora’s Independence Day celebration Wednesday in front of the Paramount Theatre is a constant theme. See the video at facebook.com/thevoice.us. Jason Crane/The Voice Aurora Independence Day parade participants: The Aurora Lamplighter singers, a barbershop quartet, offer songs along the parade...

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Interfaith vigil Saturday in Aurora for families separated at the border

Participants in an interfaith vigil Saturday in Aurora for families separated at the border show solidarity light with their phones on Water Street Mall. Approximately 300 concerned citizens attended on a warm evening. Speakers and a moment of silence for the families suffering marked the evening. Rabbi Friedman, Reverend Bell,...

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Boys Baseball of Aurora salutes its 10th Hall of Fame Class

Boys Baseball of Aurora salutes its 10th Hall of Fame Class Saturday, at Turner’s Field in Aurora. The ceremony was held between games two and three of the four annual all-star games in 90-degree-plus heat. The 2018 Class included six inductees. From left, standing, Andy Weis; standing, Larry Sladek; kneeling,...

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Carter Crane editor of The Voice

Summer delights: Fireworks, butterflies, avoiding mosquitoes

Thoughts, notes, quotes, and bits of information which could prompt growth; none of which may reach headline status, however, nuggets often have their places and may yield simple charm: • Most of us enjoy fireworks, both for historical purposes and a happiness factor with colors, delights, fulfilling expectations of dramatic...

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Reader’s Voice: Up-to-date information on license plate

June 26, 2018 Dear editor; Readers of The Voice June 21 issue page 2 letter, “Learning experiences: E-mail Renewal,” might be interested in the final result of my contacting the Secretary of State (SOS) regarding my discarding personalized license plates, for which I would have been “required by law” to...

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Reader’s Voice: Fun and unity at Aurora pride parade

June 26, 2018 Dear editor; The June 17 Aurora Pride Parade, in my opinion, turned out to be an unmitigated success for two reasons: Unity and fun. Next year it should be even more fun. The pride parade drew important politicians such as governor Bruce Rauner, congressman Bill Foster, and...

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Donna Crane

Many CEOs of non-profits receive huge salaries

Most charity organizations start out with well-intended goals and when we decide to support a charity we hope the funds are spent wisely. Sadly, reports reveal that many charity leaders are paid huge sums of money and misuse these funds. Some of these funds are obtained by professional fundraisers and...

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West Aurora Concerned Group, July 18

The West Aurora Concerned Citizens Neighborhood Group will meet Wednesday, July 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the 5th Ward Meeting Room, 1921 W. Galena Boulevard, West Aurora Plaza. Guest speaker will be Jim Jarvis, vice president of programming and sales for Aurora Civic Authority, which includes the Paramount Theatre, Copley...

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Jo Fredell Higgins

Europeans’ settlement of New World perilous adventure

First of two parts “In depth, in height, in circuit, how serene. “The spectacle how pure. Of Nature’s works in Earth.” — William Wordsworth The threads of discovery were intertwined with hardship and hope. Many of the stalwart men and women who travelled across the seas were fleeing both religious...

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On real invaders in the large, unused, territories

“We cannot allow all of these people to invade our Country,” Donald J. Trump, president of the United States of America, tweeted June 24. Isn’t it amazing that so many European-Americans hold fast to the idea that the U.S. of A. is their country? They’ve been here only a little...

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Montgomery Foundation scholarships open

The Montgomery Foundation has college scholarships available to students who live in Montgomery. Applications for the scholarships can be found online at www.TheMontgomeryFoundation.org and will be accepted until August 1 for the upcoming academic year. High School juniors who seek to get a jump on planning for college can submit...

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Zucchini Lasagna

Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 1/4 cup finely chopped carrots 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 5 medium zucchini, sliced lengthwise into 1/4-inch thick strips. 1 cup cottage...

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Aurora Pride Parade bid: June 9, 2019

Organizers of the inaugural Aurora Pride Parade last week submitted a Letter of Intent to the city government of Aurora requesting to hold the next Aurora Pride Parade Sunday, June 9, 2019. “The inaugural Aurora Pride Parade is now a celebration for the history books,” said Chuck Adams, founder and...

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Amy Roth

Aurora COW passes AED purchase, warehouse, to Council

The purchase of automated external defibrillator (AED) for the Aurora Police Department and the Fire Department, the acceptance of plans for a 275,000-square-foot speculative office-warehouse building at Mitchell Road and I-88, and a liquor license approval for Jefa Tacos on Butterfield Road, all were forwarded to the Aurora City Council’s...

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Coffee and Conversation forums this month

State senator Michael Connelly (R-Naperville) will be host to a series of Coffee and Conversations around the 21st District this month. Connelly invites all constituents to attend one of the events. A Coffee and Conversation is an informal forum where constituents can talk to Connelly about topics important to them,...

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City of Aurora government’s partnership with the Will County government for free electronics recycling event

Workers brave 90+ degree heat in the city of Aurora government’s partnership with the Will County government to fill four semi-trailers with used electronics at a free electronics recycling event, Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the city’s of Aurora’s public parking Lot W, 309 N. River Street....

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