Day: September 6, 2018

Aurora Police Department and Aurora Fire Department will host Aurora's annual September 11 Memorial Ceremony

Aurora Police Department and Aurora Fire Department will be host to Aurora’s annual September 11 Memorial Ceremony

Beginning at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, Aurora public safety officials will be joined by mayor Richard C. Irvin and community members at the Aurora Police Department, 1200 E. Indian Trail. Marking the 17th anniversary of the tragedies in New York, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania, the ceremony will feature a...

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Naperville Labor Day Parade

Naperville Labor Day parade at Last Fling

The Naperville Labor Day parade Monday as a part of the four-day Last Fling, includes a sign on a tractor, Love Ya George. The reference is to the late Naperville mayor, George Pradel, who died Tuesday morning after his stay in Hospice care. See the video by clicking here  facebook.com/thevoice.us....

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Ed Schleining and Gonzalo Arroyo

Cultural Champions to be honored at roots Aurora Festival Friday

A lifetime Auroran whose German immigrant ancestry led him into the sausage business, and a Mexican immigrant with an admirable determination to honor everyone he meets, both will be honored as Cultural Champions at the 2018 Roots Aurora Festival Friday in downtown Aurora. Edward Schleining will be honored for continuing...

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Carter Crane editor of The Voice

Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy in remembrance ceremony

The Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy of the East Aurora School District 131 will be host to a Patriot Day morning ceremony, Tuesday, Sept. 11. Even though it has been 17 years since the attack on the U.S. with four planes and a deadly toll of civilians killed at three sites,...

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Naperville mayor George Pradel

George Pradel Sept. 5, 1937 to Sept. 4, 2018

Here are comments from Naperville mayor Steve Chirico on the death Tuesday morning of George Pradel, former police officer and former mayor of Naperville: “George Pradel was the kind of community-focused individual that blesses a town once in a lifetime. His name will forever be remembered in our City, and...

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Donna Crane

Comedian, author, D. L. Hughley finds nothing funny about racism

First of three parts –  Comedian and author D.L. Hughley has made the rounds to promote his new book “How Not To Get Shot and other advice from white people.” Hughley has a wonderful sense of humor which he exhibited on shows, but it saddens me that as a society...

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First Call

Aurora Art League show two days

The Aurora Art League will hold its 60th annual Members Show Friday and Saturday, Sept. 7-8, at the Santori Aurora Public Library, 101 S. River Street, Aurora. The show will begin at noon Friday with an artists’ reception from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.. The reception will have refreshments and...

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Combined help provides vehicle to mom of four

The Jason Mckie Foundation, in conjunction with Allstate Insurance Military and Veteran Programs, Illinois representative Linda Chapa LaVia, and the Muller Automotive Group, will give a 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan to a former Marine and single mom of four, Alyssa Tatar. Tatar, who has been without her own reliable transportation,...

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Jo Fredell Higgins

Saint Joan of Arc achieved remarkable success in battle

The Maid of Orleans, Saint Joan of Arc, was born January 6, 1412 in the Domremy village, the daughter of Jacques d’Arc and Isabelle Romee. Her parents owned about 50 acres and her father supplemented his farming income with a minor position as a village official. Joan was illiterate and...

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Wayne Johnson

Life used to be tougher for some: Uphill both ways

During Labor Day weekend I lived up to the spirit of the holiday by doing labor: Cleaning gutters, moving furniture, and whining. The whining accounted for the majority of the labor. Speaking of labor, my unwritten rule for employment is to do just enough to keep from getting fired because,...

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Recipe

Mediterranean Chicken Orzo Salad

Ingredients 1/2 pound uncooked orzo pasta 1/4 cup olive oil 1/3 cup red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano 3/4 teaspoon dried basil 3/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, cut in half...

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First Fridays celebrations to include Roots Aurora, SciTech

First Fridays will celebrate cultural diversity and 30 years of SciTech Hands On Museum in downtown Aurora Friday. Presented by Family Focus, Roots Aurora is a free cultural celebration that will offer live music, family-friendly activities, and cultural awareness from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Water Street Mall near...

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Bob and Kathy Andrini share their knowledge of 46 species of birds at the Kiwanis Club of Aurora Tuesday at the Prisco Center in Aurora.

Feathered friends of the Fox Valley explored at Kiwanis Club of Aurora

Bob and Kathy Andrini share their knowledge of 46 species of birds at the Kiwanis Club of Aurora Tuesday at the Prisco Center in Aurora. Bob is the president of the Kane County Audubon, a local chapter of the Illinois Audubon Society. The diverse group of individuals enjoy watching and...

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Aurora COW meeting focus: Save $2 Million in health care

By Jason Crane –  A focus at the Aurora city government Committee of the Whole (COW) meeting Tuesday at City Hall was cutting health care costs by more than $2 Million. The City of Aurora provides a fully-insured health maintenance organization (HMO) for active employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield...

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Active shooter is the focus of West Aurora Concerned Citizens Neighborhood Group

West Aurora Concerned Citizens Neighborhood Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 at the 5th Ward Meeting Room at West Aurora Plaza, 1921 W. Galena Boulevard. Out guest speaker will be Lt. Kevin Williams of the Kane County Sheriff’s Patrol Division. He will provide a 1½-hour presentation on...

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Ask Grandpa

Ask Grandpa: Varied relationships require examination

Grandpa, (Not many) weeks ago I moved in with my new boyfriend. We had a moving sale and I sold off anything that he already had, including bed, kitchen things, linens, basically everything but my clothes and jewelry. We had to because his apartment is not big enough to hold...

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Legally Blonde first of four-part Broadway Series

Audiences will have the opportunity to see why many are buzzing about the amazing musicals produced and presented at the Chicago-area’s most decorated theater. Legally Blonde will start Paramount Theatre’s eighth season, September 5-October 21, in the four-part Broadway Series. Following Legally Blonde, Paramount’s Broadway Series will continue with The...

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