Impaired Holiday Driving
During the Fourth of July holiday, the Naperville Police Department made five drunk driving arrests and 34 seat belt citations. The NPD joined forces with more than 150 other state and local law enforcement agencies in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Click It or Ticket crackdown during the holiday.
Coffee with Connelly
This morning Illinois State Senator Michael Connelly hosted “Coffee and a Conversation” at Colonial Café. Over a dozen residents stopped by the casual forum to ask questions and chat with the senator about topics important to them. “They want the ability to basically to see what you’re about,” said Connelly. “Maybe talk to you about issue that aren’t really front and center in the tribune but something that’s very near and dear to them.” Fellow State Senator John F. Curran of the 41st District of Illinois also joined Connelly for the talk. The next “Coffee and a Conversation” with Connelly will be held on at 8 a.m. on July 18 at the Einstein Bagels in Naperville.
Local Dancer Wins
And congratulations go out to Natalia Garcia who won the Dance Nationals Solo in Orlando, Florida this past weekend. Natalia attends Clow Elementary School and has also earned first place at the junior level at the Dancemakers Dance Competition in Seattle earlier this year.
Summer Baseball Tourney
The Phil Lawler Summer Baseball Tournament began regional play yesterday all across the Chicagoland area. The Huskies of Naperville North hosted the Huskies of Harlem High School in Rockford. Harlem took a 5-4 lead after four innings of play, but Naperville North got the bats going in a big way in the final innings, moving on to the next round after a 12-6 victory. North will play at St. Charles North this afternoon.
Benet Academy hosted Metea Valley with the winner moving on to play Hinsdale South. The Mustangs jumped all over the Redwings pitching in the first two innings, scoring two in the first and five more in the second. Benet responded with four runs of their own in the bottom half of the second, and pulled within a 7-5 score in the fourth. But Metea’s offense was just too strong as the Mustangs move on to the second round, eliminating the Redwings by a score of 11 to 6.
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