For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Bodnar, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 48 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, phone 359-6500.
RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Services of Champaign County.
Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Is your V-Day game locked tight?
This year, you shouldn't just celebrate Valentine's Day, you should conquer it. And it looks like you've come to the right place at the right time because I have the inside track on the hottest Valentine's Day advice from a player who would know.
They saw each other at a wedding and fell in love. They shared art appreciation [dash] and appreciation of each other. They had a blind date that has continued for decades. Their brother and sister also married. They shared a bus ride.
Studio Visit appears in Sunday editions of The News-Gazette. Here, a visit with Amy Stoch, actor and director and interim part-time manager of the Champaign-Urbana Theatre Company.
Getting Personal is an email Q&A with a local personality. Here, a chat with Theodore Gray, who writes books and publishes posters of the Periodic Table and is the creative director of Touch Press, an interactive eBook publishing company based in London.
From The News-Gazette's Black History Month 2013 section, published Feb. 10, 2013.
Every year, the University of Illinois sponsors a celebration in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., sponsored by the Office of the Chancellor, the Office of the Provost and the Office of Public Engagement.
MAHOMET — Getting in and out of her home used to be quite an ordeal for Ruth Funsch.
URBANA — Tired of the underage drinking and truancy associated with a liquor store across the street from her high school, the new principal took matters into her own hands.
The Junior League of Champaign-Urbana has a long, rich history of helping women and children in the community.
The group was involved in starting a long list of community nonprofits you're probably familiar with, including what is now Developmental Services Center in Champaign and Crisis Nursery in Urbana