Parks and Recreation
URBANA -- Urbana Park Board members approved without comment a $5.95 million property tax levy Tuesday night.
URBANA — Urbana residents will get their first look tonight (Tuesday, Dec, 13) at the final design of a slightly downsized $6.1 million Crystal Lake Pool.
The numbers are in from this past weekend's IHSA Football Championships in Champaign.
About 26,000 tickets were sold for the eight games, and the event brought in around $3.1 million of economic impact to the community, according to Cory Hatfield, sports director for the Champaign County Convention and Visitor's Bureau.
Thousands of high school football fans will converge on Champaign this weekend for the Illinois High School Association Football Championships at Memorial Stadium.
The Tolono Veteran's Memorial in West Side Park was rededicated in Tolono, IL. Saturday, November 19, 2011. After the 10:30am ceremony people visited the Tolono Historical Society to see the display of local veteran's and attended the cake reception at the Masonic Lodge.
URBANA — For years the Urbana Park District has had a handicapped-accessible boardwalk through Busey Woods but virtually no way for someone in a wheelchair or using a walker to get to it.
DANVILLE — The city wants to extend its agreement with city employee Brock Burton, who stepped into the role of managing the city-owned Harrison Park golf course last spring after a newly hired independent contractor opted out of his arrangement with the city.
The Champaign County YMCA is now $3 million short of its goal of raising money for a new facility after another large gift was donated to the project.
President and CEO of the YMCA Mark Johnson said the organization has received an anonymous gift of $500,000 toward the new YMCA and Larkin's Place at the YMCA.
In an informal straw poll at Monday night's Urbana City Council committee meeting, council members voted not to restore a portion of the city's funding to the Champaign County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Some council members maintained their stance that the CVB is not performing well enough to warrant funding.