Motorcyclist from Crash Identified
The man who was killed in a fatal motorcycle crash on Wednesday has been identified. Francis B. Avanzado Jr., a 55-year-old Willowbrook resident, was pronounced dead at the Boughton Road accident. Avanzado was driving eastbound when he struck another vehicle. It was while Bolingbrook police officers were investigating this incident when 27-year-old Johnathan Mosley struck one of the on-scene officers with a stolen car, leading to a police chase that ended two miles from the crash in Naperville.
Cyber Safety Seminar
Retired Naperville Police Detective Rich Wistocki continues to teach parents and kids about cyber safety. Last night he presented a seminar at the Fort Hill Activity Center, where he discussed the importance of having a technology talk with your kids. Some tips included checking your child’s phone for hidden folders, especially in photo apps. Don’t let your child keep their devices in their rooms at night. And finally, set up a text message code with your child, as a plan for if they need your help to get out of a bad peer pressure situation. You can learn more tips on the City of Naperville’s Internet safety page.
District 203 Honors
Congrats go out to some notable District 203 students. Naperville Central senior Anthony Amedeo won a bronze medal in the 2019 SkillsUSA competition last weekend. SkillsUSA is the largest vocational organization and Anthony won third place in the Automotive Service Technology Competition. Also congrats to Madison Junior High eighth grader Ariana Siannas! Her cheer team was chosen to represent the U.S. in the Special Needs Pom Division at the World Games in Florida.
Metea Junior Drafted to NA3HL
Congratulations to Metea Valley junior Zach Pearce on being drafted in the NA3HL to the Peoria Mustangs. Pearce was the MVP of the state championship game for the Warriors Hockey Club in their 4-3 double overtime win over Glenbard last month.
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