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How Sue Altman’s small thrift store turned into a large community benefit.
Jun 2, 2016 2:37 PM

How Sue Altman’s small thrift store turned into a large community benefit.

by Jacob Runnels | ReporterIt’s June 27, 1981 and it is the opening of Sue and Dennis Altman’s first business venture: a thrift store in Aurora.

By Jacob Runnels | Reporter
Aurora’s successful grid coach says ‘We’re here to help them [players] succeed in life’
Jun 2, 2016 2:34 PM

Aurora’s successful grid coach says ‘We’re here to help them [players] succeed in life’

by Mike lesko | reporterAt Aurora High School, football players do more than practice and play on Friday nights. They are student athletes who volunteer within the community.

By Mike Lesko | Reporter
New K-9 helps Aurora Police Department sniff out crime (WITH VIDEO)
Jun 2, 2016 1:59 PM

New K-9 helps Aurora Police Department sniff out crime (WITH VIDEO)

by April Helms | Special Products Editor The two officers were looking for contraband in a parking lot. After a quick command, one of the officers lowered his head and sniffed around a car.

By April Helms | Special Products Editor
City of Aurora offers numerous programs to assist residents
Jun 2, 2016 1:59 PM

City of Aurora offers numerous programs to assist residents

Mayor Ann Womer Benjamin said Aurora, as "an increasingly desirable residential community, prides itself on offering a high level and variety of services to its residents."

By Mike Lesko | Reporter
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Helping Hands: Several organizations offer support to those who need assistance
Jun 2, 2016 1:59 PM

Helping Hands: Several organizations offer support to those who need assistance

by April Helms | Special Products Editor If an Aurora resident finds himself or herself in need, there are many agencies ready to step in to offer a hand. Food 2 Share www.food2share.

By April Helms | Special Products Editor
Home Sweet Home: Aurora offers many amenities for senior care and living
Apr 28, 2015 3:21 PM

Home Sweet Home: Aurora offers many amenities for senior care and living

Home Sweet Home: Aurora offers many amenities for senior care and living

By Mike Lesko | Reporter
Out & About: Aurora thriving with retailers, eateries
Apr 28, 2015 3:21 PM

Out & About: Aurora thriving with retailers, eateries

There are many locally-owned retailers in Aurora that provide a variety of services, including fine eating. In addition, the sprawling Aurora Farms Premium Outlets offers diverse shopping experiences. The following are capsules about some of the retail / dining establishments.

By Mike Lesko | Reporter
From Classic to Contemporary: Aurora Community Theatre offers a variety of quality theatrical produc
Apr 28, 2015 3:06 PM

From Classic to Contemporary: Aurora Community Theatre offers a variety of quality theatrical produc

Nestled in the heart of downtown Aurora, sharing the building with the Aurora Memorial Library and Aurora Historical Society, is Aurora's 45-year-old community theater. Aurora Community Theatre officially got its start in 1960 with a staging of "The Tender Trap.

By April Helms | Special Products Editor
Getting Down to Business: Aurora continues to welcome industrial business, economic growth
Apr 28, 2015 3:06 PM

Getting Down to Business: Aurora continues to welcome industrial business, economic growth

The city of Aurora has taken steps over the last several years to draw in new businesses and boost the performance of existing ones in an effort to bolster the economy and create jobs.

By Andrew Rogers | Reporter
Physical & Mental Fitness: Aurora parks and recreation sponsors a variety of activities for young an
Apr 28, 2015 2:50 PM

Physical & Mental Fitness: Aurora parks and recreation sponsors a variety of activities for young an

Looking for an opportunity to play volleyball or basketball? Want to learn how to play Mahjong, or join a card playing group? Want to try your hand at painting or playing the dulcimer?

By April Helms | Special Products Editor
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