In 1916, at a meeting yesterday of the trustees of the Wesley Foundation, board members voted to prepare plans for the first building of the foundation group, on the Burrill property at the corner of Green Street and Mathews Avenue in Urbana. The building will cost in the neighborhood of $100,000.
When I was assigned to cover the city of Urbana in the early 1980s, my first police ride-along was with Jim Page. Our paths crossed from time to time over the ensuing years, as he rose to be assistant chief at Urbana and then became director of the Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System.
I arrived a little late Wednesday night at The Iron Post for saxophonist Clark Gibson's latest project, Bird with Strings, an orchestra performing lost arrangements commissioned in 1950 for saxophone great Charlie "Bird" Parker.
For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Graves, 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 Service of Champaign County.
Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of CU Aerospace. Its ongoing mission: to develop new aerospace technologies and commercialize and distribute them, to boldly go where no downtown Champaign business has gone before.
CU Aerospace, a technology company for the Space Age, moved to new offices on the fifth floor of the M2 building in downtown Champaign a month ago.
The holiday season is over, and as the garlands and holiday lights come down the campaign season decorations are going up.
The March 15 Illinois primary is still two months away but candidates are already getting their names out on election signs along Champaign County roads.
Every year, the U.S. Postal Service rolls out a new series of postage stamps, likening them to miniature works of art.
We asked area Republicans: Are you a believer in the presidential hopeful still leading most party polls — one Donald J. Trump?
Parkland College board member
Today is Sunday, Jan. 10, 2015. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:
Getting Personal is a Q&A with a local personality. Here, 61-year-old rural Mahomet resident James "Jim" Leonard, the president and CEO of the Carle Health System, chats with The News-Gazette's Melissa Merli. He said his job is to hire the best people Carle can find to ensure that it has the best health care available.