A Pearl Harbor attack survivor from Elgin was among World War II veterans saluted at the 50th annual Pearl Harbor memorial luncheon Monday, Dec. 9.
Oswego Community Unit School District 308 is pleased to announce that 69 students from Oswego High School and 72 students for Oswego East High Schools’ graduating classes of 2020 have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars.
Christmas tree ornaments depicting Yorkville’s historic Kendall County Courthouse and engraved with the words “Yorkville My Home Town” are being sold for $15 each or two for $25 by the Yorkville Historic Preservation Society (YHPS).
Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois (GSNI) received a generous $800 grant from the Boone County Community Foundation on November 14, 2019. Funds from this grant will be used to provide financial assistance for Girl Scout memberships, materials, curriculum, and uniforms for current and potential…
The Aurora Police Department is expecting another big turnout this
Your Open Door neighbors would appreciate your help. Please consider participating in the Annual Open Door Membership Drive, which benefits adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in DeKalb, Kendall and LaSalle counties.
Give the gift of play this holiday season by donating an unwrapped toy for the Marine Toys for Tots Program. Drop-off boxes are now available at the Montgomery Village Hall, 200 N. River St. and the Police Department, 10 Civic Center Dr. Anyone wishing to contribute new, unwrapped gifts (toy…
On Sunday, Nov. 24, at Society 57, 100 S. River St. in Aurora, from 3 to 5 p.m.,?InterFaith Aurora will host its 12th annual “Thanksgiving Celebration of Music and Friendship."
Special Stars, INC NFP of Montgomery is opening a new gym Nov. 17 designed to include children of all abilities.
The Village of Oswego Police Department is advising the public to expect increased traffic congestion and delays in Oswego Sunday, November 10, 2019, due to the Oswegoland Park District Gobbler Hobbler 10K Run.
On October 27, 2019 Young Hearts for Life (YH4L), District 308, Edward-Elmhurst Health, and many volunteers provided 1442 students with free EKGs at Oswego East High School. Students were found with conditions which could lead to sudden cardiac death.
Halloween was an exciting day at Circle Center Grade School in Yorkville District 115.
Local residents interested in learning about their options to purchase a health care plan on the Get Covered Illinois marketplace and/or finding out whether they are eligible for Medicaid are invited to attend a free Health Insurance & Wellness Fair from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday…
The public is invited to attend the 3rd annual "Plano-Bologna-Sandwich Day" event, on Thursday, October 24th during the observance of "National Bologna Day."
State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is hosting a veterans’ issues panel alongside state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Aurora, on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Gillerson’s Grubbery, located at 33 W. New York St. in Aurora.
Halloween on the Farm will be held at the Lyons Family Farm on Oct. 20 and 27 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on both days.
FINAL DAYS TO ENTER! Send us your old favorite family recipe, or your new favorite recipe! The winners of the contest will get their recipe printed in this year’s WSPY Holiday Guide and win prizes.
The Kaneland High School Theatre department is proud to present their 2019 fall play: Twelve Angry Jurors.
Do you have a favorite recipe that has become a holiday tradition? That is the one to enter!
As Veterans Day approaches, and we look for ways to honor Illinois veterans and tell their incredible stories, State Sen. Sue Rezin (R-Morris) is asking constituents to submit a photo and tribute to a loved one who has served in the United States Armed Forces to be displayed on the Veterans …
State Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) will host two free community events to help constituents learn more about preventing ID theft and consumer fraud, and about better understanding the federal Medicare program.
Boxcars clatter and train whistles blow | The Fox River rolls, sometimes fast, sometimes slow | Highs and lows, we all stand together Aurora Strong | Generations of history spanning miles and miles long | A sense of renewal is growing in the City of Lights | Aurora is climbing higher and acc…
If you or someone you know is looking to replace a bed in your home, now is the time!? The PHS music program is excited to announce they will be hosting a one day mattress fundraiser on Sunday, October 13th, from 10am-5pm. The auxiliary gym at PHS will be transformed into a mattress showroom…
State Representative Jeff Keicher, R-Sycamore, is sponsoring a Self-Defense and Situational Awareness class for women and girls age 10+ presented by instructors from One Light Self-Defense, to be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Monday, October 21 at the Haish Gymnasium, located at 303 So…
State Sen. Sue Rezin is set to host a senior informational seminar on Tuesday, Oct. 8 in Sheridan.
The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) nominated five finalists for theCivic Engagement Champion award, presented by the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE).
Senior citizens will have access to a wide variety of informational resources from local and state groups at a free Senior Health Fair Oct. 2 in Yorkville hosted by State Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) and State Rep. Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego).
Congratulations to Jessica Mitchell on being the Grand Prize Winner in the WSPY FM 107.1 Summer of Fun drawing!? The Grand Prize is an all-inclusive trip to Riu Palace Costa Mujeres, Mexico which includes 3 nights/ 4 days with round trip charter air for 2 adults.
Mutual Ground invites you to support victims of domestic violence, and raise awareness of the issue, at the 12th annual Walk for Hope on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Blackberry Farm in Aurora. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the walk officially kicks off after a brief ceremony at 9:00 …
A Native American artifact show in Yorkville is available in part because of a Minooka man’s interest in Native American artifacts.
On Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, the Oswego High School will hold its annual homecoming parade. This event is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. and end at 4 p.m. The parade route will include the following streets:
Yorkville Community Unit School District 115 was recognized for its exceptional communications efforts by the state’s school public relations association. The Illinois Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association (INSPRA) held its annual Communications Contest Awards Luncheon …
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The Village of Montgomery recently recognized Constitution Week that begins September 17 celebrating the two hundred and thirty-second anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America by the Constitutional Convention.
Please join us for opening of our next Barnsworth Gallery opening, Mies In Translation, on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 2:30pm. Exhibition curator, William Hutching of makeArchitecure will present at 3:00pm and refreshments will be served. This exhibitwill feature architectural models of se…
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The Village of Montgomery recently recognized suicide prevention month that begins in September nationwide.
Your no longer needed, but still usable, "treasures" can be donated to the Yorkville Congregational United Church of Christ to be sold at the church’s upcoming Sept. 20 and 21 Fall Rummage and Bake Sale.
Recently the Oswego Area Chamber of Commerce attended an Open House and held a Ribbon Cutting for Code Ninjas in Oswego.? Code Ninjas is a center for girls and boys ages 7-14 to learn to code by building their very own video games.? For more information on Code Ninjas and all chamber members…
High school students in DeKalb County are encouraged to join Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP), a youth-led committee of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. In an effort to be a county-wide committee, YEP is still seeking members from the following high schools: Kishwaukee Education Co…
“We Build, We Fight” has been the motto of the U. S. Navy’s Construction Force, known as the “Seabees,” for more than 75 years. Petty Officer 1st Class Caine Storino, a 2011 Yorkville High School graduate and native of Yorkville, Illinois, builds and fights around the world as a member of na…
Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity presents the second of three information meetings focusing on becoming a Habitat homeowner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Genesis Community Church, 1300 S. Broadway in Montgomery.
Yorkville CUSD 115 is pleased to welcome Heather DiVerde to the district’s administrative staff.? DiVerde was approved by the District 115 Board of Education as the director of facility operations on August 19.