Naperville in Super Bowl crackdown

The Naperville Police Department made 37 traffic stops and issued 36 citations during the recent Super Bowl crackdown. The Super Bowl weekend Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Click It or Ticket enforcement effort ran Friday, Feb. 1, through the early morning hours of Monday, Feb. 4, to keep…...

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Digital safety seminar Feb. 21

To equip residents with information about how to use technology safely, State representative Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, will be host to a digital safety seminar at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Eola Road Branch of the Aurora Library, at 555 S. Eola Road in Aurora. For more information or…...

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Sidney Robinson, owner of the well-known Ford house in Aurora, shares history of his home on Edgelawn Avenue Monday with the Rotary Club of Aurora. Robinson purchased the house known as Aurora’s other roundhouse in the mid-1980s made from materials including coal and green glass. The two-bedroom, 1,600 square foot house, was designed by architect Bruce Goff and built in 1949-50 for painter and art teacher Ruth VanSickle Ford and her husband, civil engineer Sam Ford. Robinson, an architecture professor said when he moved to Illinois from Iowa he saw the house and had to have it. The house has been featured many times, including in Life Magazine in 1951 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016. Jason Crane/The Voice

Aurora’s other roundhouse:

Sidney Robinson, owner of the well-known Ford house in Aurora, shares history of his home on Edgelawn Avenue Monday with the Rotary Club of Aurora. Robinson purchased the house known as Aurora’s other roundhouse in the mid-1980s made from materials including coal and green glass. The two-bedroom, 1,600 square foot…...

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Village of Montgomery officials wear sweater vests at the Montgomery Village Board meeting Monday in support of Stan Bond, Village trustee

Village President Matt Brolley has issued a statement on the passing of Village Trustee Stan Bond:

I am deeply saddened today by the passing of our friend, Stan Bond. As anyone who knew Stan can attest, he fully embodied the qualities of a public servant. His deliberate, thoughtful and responsible leadership was matched only by his joyful sense of humor. Stan served two terms on the…...

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Aurora City Council presents certificates to Black Student Organizations

By Jason Crane –  Mayor of Aurora, Richard Irvin, and the City Council honored city of Aurora government employees and students in Aurora’s schools with Black History Month proclamations (see below). Mayor Irvin appointed: • Symone Lewis and Hortencia Ramos and reappointed Susan Sosa Bachmeier to the Aurora Human Relations…...

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Parents Corner at the Aurora Public Library offers assistance at all three locations

Aurora Public Library: Moving ideas into reality, feed imagination

By Miriam Meza –  Imagine what it would be like if that popular book or top-chart audio was available faster and easier at Aurora Public Library (APL). Imagine more Aurora residents having library cards and coming together to discuss the same book. Imagine having accessible answers to those parenting questions…...

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Hesed House’s Ryan Dowd at Batavia Series

The New Lyceum Lecture Series will continue at the Batavia Public Library Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. when Ryan Dowd, executive director of Hesed House in Aurora, presents “Homeless Shelters’ Gift to the World.” In his role with Hesed House, Dowd has been at the forefront of the endeavor…...

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The Quad County Urban League’s annual pancake breakfast fundraiser Saturday at the Eola Community Center in Aurora provides good food and raises funds for the organization. Jason Crane/The Voice

Quad County Urban League’s annual pancake breakfast fundraiser

The Quad County Urban League’s annual pancake breakfast fundraiser Saturday at the Eola Community Center in Aurora provides good food and raises funds for the organization. Jason Crane/The Voice… This content is for 30 Day Free Trial, 3 Months for 99 Cents and One Year Subscription subscribers only.Log In Register...

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Knit, crochet, book group, citizenship, at Plano Library

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. • Knit and Crochet Group, Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. This informal group works on individual projects, discusses types and colors of yarns, and…...

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West Aurora High School 2019 Sports Hall of Fame Saturday, Feb. 9, inductees include, from left Evan Parr, from the town in Illinois of Virginia, Class of 2001, swim team athlete; Jonna Schwartz, Clancy, Mont., Class of 2002, tennis; Megan Brooks Leadbetter, Aurora, Class of 2003, tennis and softball; and Brett Brown, Newark, Class of 1989, golf, basketball, and baseball. The four were inducted prior to the West Aurora varsity game against Plainfield East. The first class inducted by West Aurora was in 1988 with 10 members. Al Benson/The Voice

West Aurora sports Hall of Fame:

West Aurora High School 2019 Sports Hall of Fame Saturday, Feb. 9, inductees include, from left Evan Parr, from the town in Illinois of Virginia, Class of 2001, swim team athlete; Jonna Schwartz, Clancy, Mont., Class of 2002, tennis; Megan Brooks Leadbetter, Aurora, Class of 2003, tennis and softball; and…...

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Marmion Academy HOF: Marmion Academy inducts five new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame Friday, Feb. 8. From left, Anthony Tinerella 1984, head of school and principal; Mike McLean and Kristine McLean, father and wife of Tom McLean 1984; Nico Jimenez 2010; Graham Glasgow 2011; Ryan Glasgow 2012; coach Kevin O’Connor; abbot John Brahill, OSB 1967, president of Marmion. Brian Cole photo

Marmion Academy Hall of Fame:

Marmion Academy inducts five new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame Friday, Feb. 8. From left, Anthony Tinerella 1984, head of school and principal; Mike McLean and Kristine McLean, father and wife of Tom McLean 1984; Nico Jimenez 2010; Graham Glasgow 2011; Ryan Glasgow 2012; coach Kevin O’Connor; abbot…...

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Ty Carlson, Aurora University basketball senior, Elburn, Kaneland High School, second from left, among five Aurora University seniors receive honors prior to the last regular season home game at Lancaster Court Saturday, Feb. 9. Other seniors saluted include Marquis Howard, Aurora, West Aurora High School; Max Vickers, Streator; Brandon James, Rockford; and Demetrius Pointer, Chicago. Al Benson/The Voice

Aurora University seniors receive honors prior to the last regular season home game

Ty Carlson, Aurora University basketball senior, Elburn, Kaneland High School, second from left, among five Aurora University seniors receive honors prior to the last regular season home game at Lancaster Court Saturday, Feb. 9. Other seniors saluted include Marquis Howard, Aurora, West Aurora High School; Max Vickers, Streator; Brandon James,…...

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State meet follows sectional success

By Bobby Narang –  Huntley High School’s David Ferrante preferred to have some company from his teammates on top of the medal awards stand for first place sectional finish Saturday. The junior wrestler will have to settle for seven of his teammates to join him on the trek to the…...

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Oswego High School's Jacob Wayne, 15, seeks to drive around Oswego East's Kamron Battle, 23, Friday, Feb. 8. Host Oswego East won, 67-58.

Oswego East High School boys win Crosstown Classic basketball game

Oswego High School’s Jacob Wayne, 15, seeks to drive around Oswego East’s Kamron Battle, 23, Friday, Feb. 8. Host Oswego East won, 67-58. Al Benson/The Voice… This content is for 30 Day Free Trial, 3 Months for 99 Cents and One Year Subscription subscribers only.Log In Register...

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Daytona 500 next for NASCAR

By John Schutt –  NASCAR Monster Energy Series, Advance Auto Parts Clash, Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 10. The Nascar season started Sunday, Feb. 10 at the Daytona Speedway (Fla.) with surprise-winner, Jimmie Johnson, who looked as if he caused the major wreck on the last lap…....

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Many called, few chosen in NCAA

There are 32 conferences in NCAA Division I men’s college basketball. As is the case with collegiate football, the eventual national champion will come from a select group every year. A group of 12 to 15 schools is made up of the likes of Villanova, Duke, and Kansas, among other…...

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Carter Crane editor of The Voice

Winter sports in next high school phase

The high school sports Winter seasons are jockeying for position, conference and State tournament. The final sports assignments will be completed Thursday, Feb. 14, an unintentional Valentine’s Day gift for some teams, and a perception of a cruel hoax for other teams. The date is the final seeding for Winter…...

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High school boys basketball selected schedules, results

Schedule Thursday, Feb. 14 Interstate Eight Sandwich at Herscher, 7 Non-conference Downers Grove S. at Crane, 6:30 Yorkville Christian at Mooseheart, 7 Friday, Feb. 15 Chicago Catholic White* Montini at Mount Carmel, 7 St. Francis de Sales at Marmion, 7 DuKane Batavia at St. Charles North, 7 Glenbard N. at…...

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