Naperville Now 02-15-17

February 15, 2017
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The man wanted for the holdup of the Fifth Third Bank in Naperville on Saturday may also be connected to three other robberies. According to information on an FBI website, his description is similar to that of a suspect in robberies at other banks in Brookfield, Darien and Lombard over the past few months. If you have any information about the suspect, contact the FBI at 312-421-6700.


Tomorrow night residents and business owners will get a chance to weigh in on parking in downtown Naperville. The city is partnering with the Downtown Advisory Commission, the Naperville Development Partnership and the Downtown Naperville Alliance to hold an open house regarding the use of the existing 4,044 downtown parking spaces. The forum will be held Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Naperville Municipal Center.


Yesterday iFly Naperville along with Bike Bald helped make a dream come true for Jonathan Becker. The 10-year-old from Pontiac, Illinois was recently diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, and expressed a wish to go skydiving. After collaboration with St. Mary’s Catholic School and local organizations, he and his classmates got to go indoor skydiving, and he and his family were later treated to a Bulls game.


Waubonsie Valley, Metea Valley and Neuqua Valley all made the journey up to Palos Heights with a trip to state on the line in girls bowling. Gianna Mickolayck of Metea finished 12th overall, narrowly missing the cut. Neuqua Valley finished in 6th place as a team in its first ever sectional appearance. Waubonsie Valley proved it is ready for state, winning the sectional plaque by over 200 pins. Warriors senior Serenity Quintero was the top individual bowler, while teammate Mirica Yancey was third. The state meet will be held at the Cherry Bowl in Rockford on Saturday.