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.
At this point in my life, I am certain of only two things: 1) fat free hot dogs are not worth it; and 2) the only reason the television show "Shark Tank" exists is because boring old people need a way to determine if they are old and boring.
How can you tell if you've crossed over the threshold from young gun to washed-up fuddy-duddy? (For starters, you use the word "fuddy-duddy.")
A week ago, the scent of warmed lilacs drifted through the yard. It was a sweet reminder that mild spring weather is ahead.
Over the next several weeks, Gearhead of the Week will feature local owners of the different generations of Chevrolet Corvettes, leading up to the 2013 Bloomington Gold show June 28-30 at the grounds of the State Farm Center in Champaign.
FISHER — The baby of a Fisher couple has already seen more hospital time than most people see in decades.
Allenna Jo Dockham, who was born Jan. 18 to Kevin and Julie Dockham, returned home from the hospital last week following an extended stay. She also faces surgery for her heart later this year.
DANVILLE — How a Tilton teenager wound up with a rare brain infection remains unknown, according to a medical expert at Carle Foundation Hospital.
Kyle Seeley, 18, has been hospitalized for more than a month, and he remains in intensive care at Carle.
DANVILLE — For the last nine years, Sherene Hall has eagerly awaited the end of her senior year — and not just for the obvious reasons.
That's when the Danville High School student and several classmates were allowed to open a time capsule they had buried as third-graders at East Park Elementary School.
CHAMPAIGN — Ryan Chalmers pushed 71 miles into Champaign on Wednesday, on Day 47 of his Push Across America.
Oda Poole drove his three children 180-plus miles from Rockford to Champaign on Wednesday, so 10-year-old Cameron could watch from his wheelchair as Chalmers pushed his racing wheelchair down Oak Street.
The 1963 and '64 graduating classes of Danville High School are planning a 50-year celebration for Sept. 13-14.
Committee members are asking for graduates to contact them if they have changed addresses since the previous reunion.