Ten years after being diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma, cancer survivor Kevin McDowell of Geneva took sixth place in the individual triathlon on Sunday at the Tokyo Olympics – the highest finish ever by an American man in Olympic triathlon history. Now the 28-year-old McDowell has his sights set on gold in the team event at his first Olympics.
Outdoor fair showcases artisans in varying styles
Aldermen approved two special event applications for the use of its public right-of-way and city services, the annual Concours d’Elegance and the Fox Valley Marathon – both events signaling a return to normal after the COVID-19 shutdown last year.
Clarke vans will be spraying a mosquito control application citywide in Geneva dusk to dawn starting Thursday into Friday to reduce the adult insect population.
With a large crowd expected to attend the Geneva Arts Fair this weekend – from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday – Geneva police announced that a section of South Third Street will be closed during the festival.
The battle of the mask – to require masks or to to make them optional when school starts next month – played out for nearly two hours Monday night at the Geneva District 304 school board meeting.
Some parents are planning to comment at the Geneva District 304 school board meeting Monday about their opposition to mandatory masks for the next school year, according to their posts on social media.
Geneva District 304 middle and high school principals sent a message July 15 to parents asking if they are willing to have their children vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus – that they should do it now, if they can, to ensure full immunity.
A controversial Dunkin' drive-thru restaurant on Geneva’s east side stands partially built and advertises for employees, yet its construction permit expires in a month and the owner has not asked the city for an extension.
After being closed since March 13, 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Geneva History Museum reopened last week and recorded a record 161 visitors.