Naperville Now 06-01-18

Centennial Beach Rescue

Last night, a boy was rescued after jumping from a diving board at Centennial Beach. The Naperville Park District reported around 5:45 p.m. the 14-year-old boy jumped into 15 feet of water and didn’t resurface. Lifeguards responded and brought the boy onto the deck, and after almost a minute of performing CPR, the boy vomited and paramedics arrived. The boy was conscious and breathing when taken to Edward Hospital and is reported to be in good condition. The beach closed shortly after the incident and remained closed through the rest of the evening.

 

Summer Reading Starts

Get ready to read because the Naperville Public Library’s Summer Reading Program has begun. Now through August 15, all ages can earn points by reading books or attending a library program. Complete 150 points to earn a prize or entry into the end of summer drawings. Different ages groups will have different rules for participating, and more information can be found on the library’s website.

 

5th Ave Farmers Market

This Saturday the 5th Avenue Farmers Market will open for the season. Dozens of local farmers and vendors will be on site with fresh produce. The market is open from 7 a.m. to noon every Saturday through the end of October.

 

Boys Lacrosse

After a thrilling overtime win in the super sectional, Naperville North Boys Lacrosse faced a tough task in facing Loyola Academy in the state semi finals. The Huskies battled and cut into the lead throughout the game, trailing by just four at halftime. But the Ramblers were too much to handle, defeating the Huskies 15 to 7. North will play Glenbard West on Saturday afternoon for third place.

Neuqua Rugby
We’d like to congratulate the Neuqua Valley rugby club on winning the state rugby championship for the second consecutive season! The Wildcats proved they are clearly tops in the state, defeating Morton 48-14 in the state championship game.

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