Lincoln Junior High School students experienced a storm of their own last week when Reed Timmer, chief meteorologist and extreme weather enthusiast from Discovery Channel’s “Storm Chasers” visited to the Naperville school.
Through the Park District’s third annual Holiday Lights Recycling Program, 1,392 pounds of old, nonworking holiday lights were collected. The Park District designated three drop-off locations, and Elgin Recycling provided large boxes for the lights, emptied the boxes when overflowing, and paid the Park District a rebate of 15 cents per pound, for a total of $208.80
When given the opportunity to create a set for a play, RJ Ogren, of Naperville, jumped at the chance. But he is not the only family member getting in the act. RJ’s son Sean is the director and his wife, Suzy, is the assistant director of the Wheaton Drama production of “Full Circle.”
This week’s headlines: Tuesday’s blizzard one for the books; Central students put on comedy act; Benet Academy puts on classic musical; Dolly McCarthy starts radio show; Go-kart event nets $100K for PADS; Celebrities sign off on museum fundraiser; Not loitering after all for dodge ball team
Curiosity got the better of Angela Lesniewicz last week. After years of seeing messages about Valentine’s Day dinner reservations on White Castle signs, she decided to combine her husband Mike’s love of fast food with the year’s most romantic holiday.
Kline Creek set for spring with lamb; Fast food sales will aid nonprofit; Phillip Phillips to headline BenBash; Pete Wentz comes to Anderson’s
Judith Filip has learned her lesson when it comes to contests: you can’t win if you don’t enter. Enter she did, and Tuesday, Filip and her husband, Roger, drove away from Toyota of Naperville in a new 2012 Toyota Camry SE V6 — a car the couple won thanks to a joint partnership between the Chicago Bears and Toyota.
Finding his audience ‘Siren’ tops Kindle horror fiction charts When Naperville resident and author John Everson got online this past weekend, he found out he was No. 1 on the Kindle horror fiction charts. “I’ve finished seven books now and six of them are out, …
On Sunday, Jan. 27, Mr. McFeely of Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood made a “speedy delivery” to DuPage Children’s Museum to launch a monthlong sweater and clothing drive sponsored by the museum. Actor David Newell’s visit was timed to correspond with the closing of the traveling exhibit, “How People Make Things,” inspired by Mr. Rogers’ factory tour segments.
If wedding plans are in the works for 2013, Naperville’s Hotel Arista might be just the place you’re looking for. Wedding Wire magazine recognized the local hotel for its excellence in wedding planning as a “Bride’s Choice for 2013.” The award recognizes the top 5 …
Truth is … Naperville native’s film to screen in Chicago Los Angeles filmmaker and Naperville native Jim Hemphill will be in town this weekend when his film, “The Trouble with the Truth” is featured at Facets Multimedia Cinematheque in Chicago. “When I was a film …
This week’s headlines: Oprah show will focus on students’ reunion feat; city’s resurrected web page noticed by web design firm; Ogden 6 to offer 3D
Judith Filip, 27, won a special Bears-themed 2012 Toyota Camry as part of the Chicago Bears-Toyota Camry Giveaway contest Sunday during the game. The 27-year-old Naperville resident said she entered the contest, along with 7,500 other people. She never thought she would actually win.
When the the national news program World News aired its weekly “person of the week” segment Dec. 7, it turned out a native son had been chosen for the distinction — sort of. Johnny Rabe, the Naperville 12-year-old playing the part of Ralphie in this season’s Broadway musical blowout version of “A Christmas Story,” was featured extensively in the piece, along with the earlier portrayal of the stalwart would-be toy gunslinger by Peter Billingsley.
Tie the knot Marriage equality at heart of collection Greg Shugar, owner of The Tie Bar in Naperville, is really tied up these days for reasons beyond the usual holiday rush. Earlier this month, Shugar launched a new line of bow ties at a special …
Apparently staff members from Metea Valley and Neuqua Valley high schools can do more than teach. Earlier this month, they got their groove during a “Gangnam Style” flash mob at their respective schools.