Stories about Oswego
The Christmas Walk was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the village still celebrated the holidays with a drive-thru event at the current site of the outdoor entertainment venue along Orchard Road. The drive-thru event is also scheduled to return this holiday season.
“Joe (Berenyi) has amassed several medals throughout the course of his career, including a gold, silver and bronze medal in the 2012 London Paralympic Games, and a silver medal in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games," a village intern wrote in a memo to the village board.
The crash occurred on Route 30 near Lincoln Station Drive.
As of Oct. 13, OSD 308 had 196 job vacancies across 18 departments listed on its Applitrack job application website. As of Oct. 19, the district has 201 open positions in 19 departments listed on the same website.
According to data provided by the district, only one case of COVID-19 was recorded among district staff during the week of Oct. 11-17. Three staff members are in exclusion, one at the elementary level and two at the high school level.
Under the direction of Pantry Garden Stewards Kim Karas and Mary Streetz, over 60 volunteers contributed over 600 hours of their time to tend to the garden. Many volunteers are students from Oswego High School, Oswego East High School, and Illinois Math & Science Academy, but volunteers of all ages are always welcome.
The contestants, both adults and young people, brought a variety of talents to showcase before an excited crowd on Oct. 17 at Venue 1012, Oswego’s brand-new amphitheater off Orchard and Mill roads.
The Oswego High School class of 1960 met on Oct. 3 for a reunion picnic at A. J. Loeffel’s farm.
Check out photos from the stands at the Oct. 15 Oswego High School vs Oswego East High School crosstown varsity football game