Helicopter & Health
This morning students in District 203’s health occupations class made a visit to Edward Hospital to learn more about careers in the industry. After a LifeStar helicopter landed on the hospital’s helipad, paramedics talked to the class about their careers, answered questions and showed students the helicopter. The visit was part of a weekly rotation for the class where they visit different departments in the hospital.
New Council Meets
The Naperville City Council held their first meeting with the newly elected members last night. Benny White, the only non-incumbent to win a seat on the Council and the first African-American to sit on the board underwent his first meeting. Incumbents John Krummen, and Kevin Coyne were sworn into their roles over the weekend, while incumbent Judy Brodhead was sworn in prior to the meeting and will be serving her final term due to term limits.
Commuters will soon have more parking options near the Naperville Metra station. A lot near Washington Street and 5th Avenue was purchased by the City in early March for $3.41 million and is expected to open in mid-May. Spaces, which used to be rented at $110 a month, will now be rented to commuters for $5 a day.
Last night Naperville North girls soccer headed to Naperville Central looking to bounce back from its first loss of the season. Two of the top defenses in the state lived up to their reputations as neither team was able to score a goal after 80 minutes of regulation or in the 20-minute overtime. The game ended in a scoreless tie.
The sectional soccer rankings were released this week with Naperville North securing the number one seed in the 3A Lockport sectional and Naperville Central getting the 4th seed. In the same sectional, Neuqua Valley earns the two seed, while Metea Valley takes the three seed and Waubonsie Valley lands the five seed. Benet Academy is a number two seed in class 2A.
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