Area history, Nov. 16, 2016

Today is Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

My Amish Home: Nice fall days mean it's laundry time

"Little children, let no man deceive you: he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous. He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

Joan Griffis/Illinois Ancestors: Boolean searches can be more productive

Have you ever wondered why a specific search on the Internet did not provide the information you had hoped for? Perhaps using Boolean procedures can help you.

Rantoul Township senior joining Macy's band in New York parade

RANTOUL — Thanksgiving dinner will probably be twice as delicious for Vincent Beard, who will be among the elite lugging and playing their instruments for 3 miles in Macy's Great American Marching Band, as well as to and from the parade route.

Neighbors: Recognizing accomplishments throughout our communities

Academic honors

James Boyle of Champaign, a senior at Bowdoin College, was designated a Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholar. The award is presented to the top 20 percent, based on GPA, of each class for the previous academic year. In addition, scholars who earned a 4.0 GPA are named Sarah & James Bowdoin Book Award winners.

Eastern Illinois Foodbank holding 'pop-up' pantries at Danville VA

DANVILLE — With nearly one out of five local families of veterans affected by hunger, the Eastern Illinois Foodbank is launching a series of "pop-up" food pantries at the VA Illiana Health Care System in Danville, with the first one set for Tuesday.

Area history, Nov. 15, 2016

Today is Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

Chelsey Byers Gerstenecker/Family Life: Just how age-friendly is C-U?

By Chelsey Byers Gerstenecker

Ten years ago, the World Health Organization launched an international program to help cities prepare for the rapid aging boom that was coming with the baby boomers.

That effort is called the Age-Friendly Cities and Communities Program.

Service Club of the Week: DAR's Stephen A. Douglas Chapter in Douglas County

Staff writer Tim Mitchell's weekly look at area do-gooders.

About the club

Regent: Marlene Lincoln.

Origin: Organized on March 2, 1923.

Meets: Noon on the first Wednesday of the month at restaurants around Douglas County.

Area history, Nov. 14, 2016

Today is Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago: