New Aurora IL

Education

Universities in Aurora have awarded 1,483 degrees to students in 2015. The largest universities in the city are the Aurora University with 1,444 graduates and the Regency Beauty Institute-Aurora with 39 graduates. According to the latest 2017 American Community Survey report, 31% of individuals in the city aged 25 years old and above have already earned a bachelor’s degree or higher attainment. 24% of the graduates major in Business, 10% in Education and 9% in Science as well as Engineering. Aside from Aurora University, two branches of Waubonsee Community College, and a branch of Rasmussen College, there are also at least 40 public schools within the proximity, several private schools and a Pre-K-8 grade school in the area. One of the first Montessori schools founded in Illinois in 1969, the Fox Valley Montessori School, still serves the Aurora community up to this day.


Pest Control Chicago

Whether your property is in Aurora or Chicago and it needs pest control solutions, count on Pest Control Chicago. They guarantee that they are the best pest control company in the Aurora area. They also assure customers that they can find an effective solution to your pest control needs. Furthermore, they claim that they can protect their customers from pests than anyone else. This licensed Chicago exterminator is conveniently located in the Illinois area. Therefore, anyone in the community who are in need of pest control services can easily contact this company for assistance. Free quotes, estimates and consultations are always available.


Boy, 13, Robs Mom, Son At Gunpoint In Shoe Sale Setup: Aurora PD

 

AURORA, IL — A 13-year-old boy faces felony charges of armed robbery after he allegedly robbed a mother and son at gunpoint in Aurora on Aug. 13. Police say the boy used social media to arrange a meeting with the woman to buy sneakers from her. When they met, he allegedly pulled a gun on her and demanded her purse and cash in addition to the shoes. According to police, the armed robbery took place at approximately 9:30 p.m. near the intersection of Randall Road and North Glen Circle. The boy allegedly drew the handgun, pointed it at the woman, and grabbed money from the victim's hands as she was reaching for change. Read more here
A 13-year old boy who robbed a mother and son at gunpoint last August 13 in Aurora is now facing felony charges of armed robbery. According to police reports, the boy scheduled an appointment with the woman to buy sneakers from her via a social media platform. When the two met, the boy allegedly pulled a gun on her and asked for her purse and cash aside from the shoes. The robbery reportedly happened at 9:30 p.m. near the intersection of Randall Road and North Glen Circle. As the woman was reaching to get a change, the boy then drew his handgun and pointed it to the woman. The boy then fled after the robbery while the woman screamed and asked for help from a passing vehicle. Aurora police are able to identify this boy from other incidents. It was reported that the following day, the suspect turned himself into the authorities. He is now under the custody of a youth home.

 


Herrick Lake Forest Preserve in Aurora, IL

Herrick Lake Forest Preserve is an 887-acre nature preserve in Illinois. This natural scene is home to more than 254 types of wildlife and 470 different kinds of plants. Nature lovers will not be the only ones enjoying in this serene location. Those who are looking for an adventure can enjoy more than seven miles of hiking, cycling, horseback riding and cross-country skiing in the area. You can also rent canoes and kayaks during summer or go fishing any time of the year. After a tiring day of exploring, just pick from dozens of the picnic tables available or simply spread out a blanket in the grassy field while you enjoy your prepared picnic meal.




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Driving Direction
21 min (14.0 miles)
via I-88 W
Fastest route, the usual traffic
This route has tolls.
Herrick Lake Forest Preserve
Wheaton, IL 60189, USA

Get on I-88 W in Naperville Township from Herrick Rd and Ferry Rd
6 min (2.5 mi)

Follow I-88 W to IL-31 S/S Lincolnway St in North Aurora. Take the IL-31 exit from I-88 W
8 min (8.5 mi)

Continue on IL-31 S. Drive to S View St in Aurora
8 min (3.0 mi)

Pest Control Chicago
3 S View St
Aurora, IL 60506