Fireworks light up the sky over downtown Aurora during the city's Fourth of July celebration Thursday.
Oswego resident Dan Kenyon (left) was among congregants who took communion outdoors from Rev. Deborah Tinsley Taylor at Aurora's Fourth Street United Methodist Church on June 30. Rev. Taylor, church pastor, preached about "A Heart Check" to worshippers gathered under a canopy erected on the church's east lawn. A potluck lunch and games concluded the annual service.
Ensemble member Karie Miller performs in Sideshow Theatre Company’s premiere of "The Burden of Not Having a Tail" by Carrie Barrett.
Waubonsee Community College graduate Matthew Meyer, of Plano, recently took first place in the Collision Repair Technology category of the national SkillsUSA competition. He earned his Associate in Applied Science Degree in Auto Body Repair Business Operations this past spring.
The Strikers Fox Valley Soccer Club U12 Girls Premier team took 1st place at the NSR Midwest Cup tournament in Naperville last month they also took 1st place at the Illinois Fusion Shootout in Bloomington. Pictured are members of the team along with their coach Amy Feulner.