95th Plainfield-Naperville Roadwork
Construction at the intersection of 95th Street and Plainfield-Naperville Road will begin again this week. Motorists should expect full-time lane closures for the next four to six weeks, followed by a month of intermittent daily lane closures to complete paving and landscaping work. Expect delays in the area and use caution if traveling in the work zone.
Leslie Odom Jr. at NCC
Tony Award-winning performer Leslie Odom Jr. came to North Central College this weekend to promote his new book “Failing Up: How to Take Risks, Aim Higher, and Never Stop Learning.” Odom Jr. rose to fame after starring as Aaron Burr in the Broadway musical ‘Hamilton’. Anderson’s Bookshop presented the event, where Odom Jr. told stories from the book, answered audience questions, and sang before a packed house.
The Tiger Classic
The Tiger Classic boys volleyball tournament concluded on Saturday and for the first time ever, the Neuqua Valley Wildcats took home the tournament championship, winning the Gold Bracket over conference rival Lake Park. Senior Jeremy Grove was the tournament MVP. Benet Academy finished seventh, Metea Valley took 12th, while Naperville Central won the bronze bracket, placing the team in 17th place.
Local Golfer Places at National Championships
And congratulations go out to 13-year-old Naperville native Andrew Lim, who finished tied for 6th in the 12-13 age group of the Drive, Chip and Putt National Championships yesterday. The championship was held at Augusta National Golf Course and the competitors were able to interact with past Master’s Champions like Gary Player, Bubba Watson and 2017 champion Sergio Garcia.
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