New Town Hall?
“The State of the Kids” could be coming to Naperville. The idea of a town-hall meeting for social service agencies was sparked by Councilwoman Rebecca Boyd-Obarski after several incidents took place in town that questioned the culture of our kids. The gathering would allow social service organizations to present researched-based practices for prevention of alcohol and drug abuse.
Open Data Naperville
Beginning today residents have access to new data sets from the City of Naperville. By visiting “Open Data Naperville,” residents can view information and data on things like police reports, building permits and city financial information. This is in an effort to be more transparent and to continue the “What Works Cities” initiative. Open Data Naperville can be found at data.naperville.il.us.
Today also kicks off the Exchange Club of Naperville’s Ribfest. Beginning at noon, you can enter Knoch Park for the ribs, carnival rides, music and more. The festival runs until Monday July 3, and raises funds to eliminate child abuse and domestic violence.
All-State Boys Tennis
We’d like to congratulate the members of the All-State boys tennis team. In class 1A, Benet Academy boasts three All-State selections. Doubles pair Philip Piscopo and Teddy Evans land on the 2nd team, while Danny McGuigan and Casey Schrader earn a first team spot after finishing fourth at the state meet. Danny’s older brother Patrick also gets a first team nod after finishing fifth at state, while Benet Academy took home the third place team trophy. In class 2A, the state champions of Naperville Central earned several selections, with the number two doubles team of Ammaar Saeed and Mark Polowczak landing on the 2nd team. The Redhawks top doubles team, Martin Matov and Bill Zhang, are first team all staters along with Ryan Roegner in singles. Roegner finished third at the state meet.
Naperville North was also represented by Sam Liu and Kirk Williams being tabbed as 2nd team All-State in class 2A. Waubonsie Valley’s top singles player Anthony Nguyen was also honored on the All State first team.
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