First Ward alderman Kristina “Tina” Bohman and Eighth Ward alderman Richard “Rick” Mervine receive tributes at Tuesday’s Aurora City Council. They did not seek another term in office.
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Aurora Strong: Mayor Richard Irvin of Aurora, left, shows a ceremonial check from Hollywood Casino’s general manager, Greg Moore, for the families of the Henry Pratt Company victims in the amount of $38,110.62. The presentation was a part of the Aurora City Council meeting Tuesday. The shooting February 15 by a dismissed employee took five lives of Pratt personnel and injured five Aurora policemen. The Aurora Strong fund total is $490,000.. Jason Crane/The Voice
Dominican Literacy for 25 years: The representatives of the Dominican Literacy Center of Aurora receive flowers and a certificate at the Aurora City Council Tuesday for organization’s celebration of 25 years of service. Jason Crane/The Voice
DuPage NAACP salute special: Members of the DuPage County NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) receives a special salute at the Aurora City Council meeting in celebration of more than 60 years of non-partisan political service and activism. The group toured City Hall at the invitation of 9th Ward alderman Edward Bugg. Jason Crane/The Voice