California genealogist Larry Parker recently learned of many websites having digitized newspapers and forwarded his list to Richard Eastman for his online genealogy newsletter.
Recently Samsung and LG, two of the world's largest TV manufacturers, announced they would no longer manufacturer plasma TVs.
What is Scots-Irish? Where did they settle in America? Where did they come from?
DANVILLE — Last year, a classroom at South View Middle School looked more like an engineering lab.
URBANA — The day before the Midway's hair-raising new ride debuted at the Champaign County Fair, the mighty Cliffhanger went round and round for a private audience of one: an inspector with the Illinois Department of Labor.
DANVILLE — Four days into designing an insect-themed pinball machine and building it with cardboard, a cereal box and parts of an old DVD player, 9-year-old Angolina Anderson and 8-year-old Carter Block were ready to attach a main feature.
Aereo, an advanced technology service that allowed residents of major cities to watch local TV stations via computer, smartphone or tablet, suffered bad reception from the Supreme Court. Unlike local cable companies, Aereo paid no royalties to broadcasters for relaying their programming, which greatly riled them.
The July/August edition of Irish Lives Remembered Genealogy e-Magazine is now available free on the Internet at http://www.irishlivesremembered.com. The cover story spotlights actor George Clooney, whose Irish ancestors left County Kilkenny and settled in Kentucky.
Last week, after six months’ work, the Danville school district launched a redesigned website and new School Connect phone application to better communicate with parents, students and the community.
“We’re really excited. We were in desperate need of a new one,” webmaster DeWayne Towe said of danville.k12.il.us.
CHAMPAIGN — By the time she'd reached her mid-20s, Mallory Casperson had taken care of her mom with cancer and become a cancer patient herself.
So she knows a thing or two about what young adults can go through dealing with the disease at a time life tends to be in transition and the kind of support they need can be hard to find.