Year: 2019

Steve Bosco, administrator for the Village of North Aurora, tells the Village Board, Muller2, architects for the Silo Project, are starting actual design plans and the lighting consultant is ordering fixtures. The plans are to renovate the existing silo behind Harner’s Bakery in North Aurora near the Fox River close to the intersection of Routes 31 and 56. Plans call for it to be converted into a lighted observatory to be enhanced with outdoor seating and include a park and a kayak launch at the Fox River. Jason Crane/The Voice

Plans in motion for Silo Project in North Aurora

Steve Bosco, administrator for the Village of North Aurora, tells the Village Board, Muller2, architects for the Silo Project, are starting actual design plans and the lighting consultant is ordering fixtures. The plans are to renovate the existing silo behind Harner’s Bakery in North Aurora near the Fox River close…...

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Aurora Kiwanis grants: Representatives from nonprofit organizations pose for a photo at Kiwanis Club of Aurora Tuesday at Prisco Community Center in Aurora. Kiwanis Club introduced the Fall 2018 grant recipients. From left are: Anne Moore, Changing Children’s Worlds Foundation; Amy Daeschler, CASA Kane County; Kathy Malone, Mutual Ground; Christina Campos and Mariana Osoria, Family Focus; Lauren Jernigan, Public Action to Deliver Shelter/Hesed House; Greg Weider, Fox Valley Hands of Hope. Not in photo: Rebuilding Together Aurora. The Club awarded $7,500 in grants. The next grant cycle will be in the Spring. Jason Crane/The Voice

Aurora Kiwanis grants:

Representatives from nonprofit organizations pose for a photo at Kiwanis Club of Aurora Tuesday at Prisco Community Center in Aurora. Kiwanis Club introduced the Fall 2018 grant recipients. From left are: Anne Moore, Changing Children’s Worlds Foundation; Amy Daeschler, CASA Kane County; Kathy Malone, Mutual Ground; Christina Campos and Mariana…...

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Brett Weiss, founder of Weiss Scholarship Foundation, presents information at the Rotary Club of Aurora Monday. Weiss has made six trips to help the Villagers of Dago in Kenya. His foundation has a global grant and is looking for a lead partner. The Foundation plans to build two new classrooms, a bathroom for girls and one for boys, and provide training for teachers. Weiss said the average Kenyan has four years of education. The average cost for a four-year high school education is $3,500. The foundation has provided scholarships for 27 boys and 27 girls. Jason Crane/The Voice

Weiss Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships for students in Kenya

Brett Weiss, founder of Weiss Scholarship Foundation, presents information at the Rotary Club of Aurora Monday. Weiss has made six trips to help the Villagers of Dago in Kenya. His foundation has a global grant and is looking for a lead partner. The Foundation plans to build two new classrooms,…...

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volunteers in MLK Day 2018 pose in front of the Santori Public Library of Aurora.

Preparations under way at APL for new MLK Day

By Miriam Meza –  With Martin Luther King, Jr. Day right around the corner, Monday, Jan. 21, it’s a great time to reflect on Dr. King’s legacy, our roles as responsible global citizens and what we plan for our legacy, whether it’s in our community or in the world. Dr…....

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Night book group meets in Plano

The Plano Community Library, 15 W. North Street, will be host to many events. For more information and to register, visit planolibrary.info or call 630-552-2009. • Movie Matinee, Monday, Jan. 14, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.. This ensemble comedy, mixing adorable canines and humans who need as much rescuing as the…...

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Mini Golf at Yorkville Library

The Friends of the Yorkville Public Library invites everyone to its sixth annual Mini Golf FUN Raiser at the Library Sunday, Jan. 27. The Mini Golf FUN Raiser is a family-friendly event that will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. January 27, with the last tee-off at 4 p.m….....

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Donation drive for Cradles to Crayon in Naperville MLK Day

Naperville Park District’s Fort Hill Activity Center will be a partner with a Chicago nonprofit, Cradles to Crayons, as host to a donation drive from from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, Martin Luther King Day, to help children who are homeless, or living in low-income situations. The…...

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Aurora University senior forward Tyler Carlson drives against a Concordia University Chicago defender. He had a career night Thursday, Jan. 3. He led the Spartans to a 97-84 victory and reached 1,000 career points with his final free-throw of the night. He scored 37 points and became the 34th member of the Spartans men's basketball 1,000-point club. Carlson, from Elburn, played basketball at Kaneland High School. Al Benson/The Voice

Aurora University senior forward Tyler Carlson reaches 1,000 career points

Aurora University senior forward Tyler Carlson drives against a Concordia University Chicago defender. He had a career night Thursday, Jan. 3. He led the Spartans to a 97-84 victory and reached 1,000 career points with his final free-throw of the night. He scored 37 points and became the 34th member…...

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Montini girls seek to rebound

By Bobby Narang –  Montini Catholic High School girls basketball head coach Jason Nichols didn’t want to make any excuses. After Maine West rode a dominating first quarter to a 61-34 blowout victory over Montini at the Chicagoland Invitational Showcase at Benet Academy Saturday evening, Nichols made a point to…...

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West Aurora High School point guard Traevon Brown, 1, drives against a Streamwood opponent Friday, Jan. 4 in an Upstate Eight Conference game in Aurora. Brown, a senior, scored 18 points in the 76-58 victory. Saturday evening, West Aurora rallied to defeat visiting DeKalb, 61-59, in a non-conference game. Al Benson/The Voice

West Aurora High School point guard Traevon Brown scores 18 points in basketball game against DeKalb

West Aurora High School point guard Traevon Brown, 1, drives against a Streamwood opponent Friday, Jan. 4 in an Upstate Eight Conference game in Aurora. Brown, a senior, scored 18 points in the 76-58 victory. Saturday evening, West Aurora rallied to defeat visiting DeKalb, 61-59, in a non-conference game. Al…...

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NU the star in Big Ten bowl games

Thanks to Ohio State University’s 28-23 victory over Washington in the Rose Bowl New Year’s Day, the Big Ten Conference finished the postseason with a 5-4 record in college football bowl games. Add the 7-1 showing in bowl games by the Big Ten last season and the Big Ten Conference…...

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‘Schools will drop football’; Geneva, Warriors, still on roll

Still, comments continue to come in on the Illinois High School Association proposed format to begin with in the Autumn 2021 when varsity football conference play will be eliminated and teams will be put into district competition. Comments were in The Voice the last two weeks. “I think it’s a…...

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Ken Harkins, left, and Joe Pierce, 1970 Aurora Central Catholic High School alumni, pose for photos Friday, Jan. 4. They were among former Aurora Central basketball players honored in a ceremony prior to the varsity game. Aurora Central celebrated 50 years of basketball by recognizing past half-century alumni. Aurora Central defeated IC Catholic Prep, 44-43. Tom Harkins photo

Aurora Central Catholic celebrates 50 years of basketball

Ken Harkins, left, and Joe Pierce, 1970 Aurora Central Catholic High School alumni, pose for photos Friday, Jan. 4. They were among former Aurora Central basketball players honored in a ceremony prior to the varsity game. Aurora Central celebrated 50 years of basketball by recognizing past half-century alumni. Aurora Central…...

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High school boys basketball selected results, schedules

Schedule Thursday, Jan. 10 Kishwaukee River Burlington Central at Woodstock, 3 Northeastern Athletic Mooseheart at Parkview Christian, 7 Upstate Eight Streamwood at Glenbard East, 7 Friday, Jan. 11 Catholic Crossover* DePaul at Montini, 7 Fenwick at Marmion, 7 DuKane Geneva at Lake Park, 7 St. Charles East at Wheaton North,…...

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Wall of Honor May 22-June 4 will be in the Aurora area

This year will be a third time for a Moving Wall in six years, a memorial and remembrance in the Aurora area. The Fox Valley Veterans Breakfast Club, led by the organization’s president, Herschel Luckinbill, will bring the The Wall of Honor to the Fox Valley area which will include…...

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Batavia Legion Post 504 to meet

The Batavia American Legion Post 504 will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Batavia VFW on River Street in Batavia. All veterans are invited to join. For more information, please visit the website bataviapost504.org. —Don Nallenweg, Legion Post 504… This content is for 30...

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