Vigil for Vegas
There will be a vigil for victims of Sunday’s Las Vegas shooting tonight at 5:30 at the Naperville Riverwalk Free Speech Pavilion. Fifty-nine people died and more than 500 people were injured when police say a gunman opened fire on more than 22,000 people attending a country music festival. Moms Demand Action for Gunsense and Moms Building Bridges are hosting the event. Organizers say bring flowers and messages of love, peace and remembrance.
District 203 Capital Improvement Plan
At last night’s District 203 Board of Education meeting, Chief Financial Officer Marcy Boyan followed up with the board on its capital improvement plan. Some project concepts include adding learning commons to more schools and improving the Naperville North science labs. The board will need to take action on this plan at the next meeting on October 16.
Increased Train Horn Activity
You might hear more train horns than usual over the next couple of weeks, including during overnight hours. The increase is due to railroad system tie maintenance and is a requirement of federal roadway worker safety rules. The work will be going on through Friday and again from October 9 through October 13.
North Central College Football
Over the weekend, North Central College football continued its rise in both the conference and national rankings. The Cardinals traveled to Washington University in St. Louis on Saturday. Despite falling behind 10-0, NCC came roaring back thanks to three touchdowns from running back Dom Muoghalu and several big pass plays from quarterback Broc Rutter to a bevy of freshman wide receivers. The Cardinals took down the Bears 43-24 and moved into first place in the CCIW, while remaining the number four ranked team in the country according to d3football.com. North Central hosts North Park at 1pm on Saturday, the game can be seen right here on NCTV17 and NCTV17.com.
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