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Montgomery Fest Parade Honored World War II Veteran Al Skyles

World War II Veteran Al Skyles Honored in Montgomery Fest Parade

Al Skyles, 94, in spite of Summer heat, uses an umbrella to shield the sun during Sunday’s Montgomery Fest parade. The World War II veteran was in the U.S. Navy and is a member of the VFW Post 7452 in Montgomery.  See the video of the parade at facebook.com/thevoice.us. Jason...

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Inaugural Aurora Youth Council members honored by Aurora City Council

Members of Inaugural Aurora Youth Council honored by Aurora City Council

Aurora Youth Council members heading to college pose for a photo at the Aurora City Council meeting Tuesday with Adrienne Holloway, left, chief innovation officer, and Richard Irvin, mayor, fourth from left. Click below to see more photos from Tuesday’s Aurora City Council meeting: Aurora City Council honors the 2018...

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Kane County Clerk's satellite office in Aurora

Kane County Clerk’s satellite office opens in Aurora

Kane County and Aurora officials gather Monday for a ribbon-cutting outside the Kane County Clerk’s satellite office in Aurora. Mayor Richard Irvin cuts the ribbon. See the video at facebook.com/thevoice.us. Jason Crane/The Voice...

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Carter Crane editor of The Voice

On teachers, pets, music, Batavia honors

Here are some important notes and thoughts: • In our back-to-school mindset, it is refreshing to know that there are teachers who put innovation and thinking outside the usual as a part of their calling, not just their jobs. Teachers play important roles. • The Aurora Animal Care and Control...

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Oswego Police Department seeks police officers

The Oswego Police Department is looking to hire quality, professional, and career-oriented individuals for the position of police officer. Application deadline is noon Friday, Aug. 17. Starting salary is $59,401, and if already certified as a police officer in Illinois $61,183. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age...

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Aurora birthday celebration: 100 years, one year

In honor of some of the eldest and youngest members of the Aurora community, the city government of Aurora will be host to a special birthday party to celebrate those who are 100-plus years and those who have celebrated their first birthdays this past year. Mayor Richard C. Irvin’s Annual...

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Riverfront’s Fat Bill’s Roadside Cafe: The Reboot special

By Deena Sherman –  One of Aurora’s best kept entertainment secrets turns 40 this year! Although everyone knows about the Paramount Theatre and all the huge, wonderful productions there, few realize there is a little community theatre just around the corner on Water Street Mall called Riverfront Playhouse. It has...

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Kifowit senior lunch Wednesday

State representative Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, will be host to ComEd at her quarterly Senior Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Oswego Library-Montgomery Branch, 1111 Reading Drive. Kifowit’s free Senior Luncheon will feature ComEd’s Amy Ostiguin who will discuss various cost-saving programs such as ComEd Energy Efficiency Program. She will...

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Ukulele Festival in Aurora

The first City of Lights Ukulele Festival will present many of the Midwest’s finest ukulele artists in downtown Aurora, to include performances, workshops, and open mic. The event will take place at Water Street, near Aurora City Hall, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26. Four downtown museums,...

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Ruth Garcia Rotary Club Youth exchange Sicily trip

Rotary Club Youth exchange

Ruth Garcia enthusiastically discusses her future plans and goals with members of the Rotary Club of Aurora Monday at Two Brothers Roundhouse in Aurora. She is part of the Rotary Club Youth Exchange program and will leave for Sicily soon to spend a full academic year learning both a new...

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scientific concept of The Space Elevator at the Kiwanis Club of Aurora

The Space Elevator

Larry Bartoszek, a mechanical engineer, explains the scientific concept of The Space Elevator at the Kiwanis Club of Aurora Tuesday at the Prisco Center in Aurora. A space elevator is a proposed type of planet-to-space transportation system. The main component would be a cable, called a tether, anchored to the...

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City of Lights Ukulele Fest approved for Sunday, Aug. 26 in Aurora

City of Lights Ukulele Fest approved for Sunday, Aug. 26 in Aurora

Members of the recently-formed City of Lights Ukulele Society perform a song prior to the Aurora City Council’s unanimously approving its request to be host to the City of Lights Ukulele Festival, Sunday, Aug. 26 on Water Street and Downer Place on the recently-renovated Water Street Mall. Jason Crane/The Voice...

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Classic, modified, vehicles at LaSalle Auto Show Sunday in Aurora

Ten years ago, the Friends of LaSalle Street Auto Row conceived the idea of having an antique auto show to honor the rich tradition of LaSalle Street in Aurora. Three years ago, the Roosevelt-Aurora American Legion Post 84 became a partner with the group to provide honor and recognition for...

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Guillermo Lopez obtains a library card at Santori Public Library of Aurora.

Various methods available to obtain Aurora Library cards

By Anthony Stanford –  As a service to Aurora Public Library (APL) customers, and to provide information related to how to obtain a library card, APL from time to time reminds both Aurora and Aurora Township residents about the process to obtain a Library card. Aurora residents 18 and older,...

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Bulldogs Unleashed Art Batavia display Batavia Public Library

Bulldogs Unleashed Batavia display

Visitors have been entranced by the painted Bulldog statues on the streets of Batavia this Summer. During this month, they will see a different side of one of the bulldog artists with an exhibit of Katie Drum’s illustrations on display at the Batavia Public Library. Her series of illustrations examines...

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Smallville SUPERFEST Book sale in Plano

The Plano Community Library, 15 W. North Street, will be host to many events. For more information and to register, visit www.planolibrary.info or call 630-552-2009. • Drop-In Job Search and Résumé Help, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. An Illinois WorkNet representative will be available to answer job search...

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