The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Local News

March 25, 2013

Community Briefs

Head Start sign-ups now

DANVILLE — The East Central Illinois Community Action Agency is accepting applications for Head Start — Birth to Five services for the 2013-2014 program year. Head Start is free to income-eligible families.

Applications will be taken from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the agency’s administration office, 56 N. Vermilion St., and at these other Head Start sites: Family and Community Development Center, 446-1800; Fair Oaks, 446-7739; and Roselawn, 442-2205.

CRIS hosts ‘Wake Up’

CRIS Healthy-Aging Center, 309 N. Franklin St., will sponsor a special “Wake Up to Good Health” at 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Patrons can enjoy a full, nutritious cooked-to-order breakfast from 6:30-9:30 a.m. Price: $2.50. Attendees will get to meet with health care professionals from Provena United Samaritans Medical Center who will take blood pressures and help with questions on medications and nutrition.

For more information, call 443-2999.

Grotto to serve dinners

The Gao Grotto will serve meals from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday. Price: $6 per dinner.

Meal includes choice of hamburgers, chicken strips, beer-battered fish with fries, baked beans or coleslaw. Price: $6.

Café offers free meal

The Body and Soul Café will host a free meal from 6-7 p.m. today at Danville First Assembly of God, 428 N. Walnut St.

Doors open at 5:45. Enter on the west side of building through the gym.

Alumni move up meeting

The Lakeview nurses alumni meeting which was scheduled for April 8 has been changed to today. The meeting will be at noon at the Lakeview College of Nursing, 903 N. Logan Ave. All Lakeview graduates are invited.

The college will sponsor a luncheon, and a brief business meeting will follow. For more information, call 354-4630.

Civil War group meets

Tawne Hedges will be the featured speaker at the regular monthly meeting of the Ward Hill Lamon Civil War Roundtable. She will speak about cemetery stone restoration.

The meeting will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Danville Public Library. Members and the general public are invited to attend.

Text Only
Local News
  • NWS-CN 07-20 Foster mug County clerk on hunt for general election judges DANVILLE — The Vermilion County Clerk’s office is looking for a few good men and women for this year’s general election.On Thursday, Vermilion County Board members certified the county’s first group of election judges for the November general electio

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS-CN 07-29 Talking photo Report: Medicare looking better WASHINGTON — Medicare’s financial future is looking brighter despite a growing wave of baby boomers reaching retirement.Getting relief from a slowdown in health care spending, the program’s giant hospital trust fund won’t be exhausted until 2030, the

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police Reports Incidents reported to police include:DanvilleFriday:Battery and obstructing an officer in the 1600 block of East English Street.Burglary at The Juke, 1214 E. Main St.Saturday:Theft in the 1500 block of Oak Street.Vehicle burglary in the 100 block of

    July 29, 2014

  • Two hurt in weekend shootings in Danville DANVILLE — Two victims are listed in good condition following a pair of weekend shooting incidents in Danville.Danville Director of Public Safety Larry Thomason confirmed the shootings, which took place around 8:15 p.m. Friday and just before 5 a.m.

    July 29, 2014

  • Fire Calls Firefighters responded to the following calls:Saturday, 10:08-10:23 a.m. — A medical call in the 200 block of Delaware Avenue.Saturday, 10:47-10:54 a.m. — Assist Medix in the first block of East Harrison Street.Saturday, 11:37-11:49 a.m. — A medical

    July 29, 2014

  • Library sets program for Farmers' Market

    July 28, 2014

  • Reception celebrates truck

    July 28, 2014

  • Police, Fire Reports

    July 28, 2014

  • Artists can sell artwork

    July 27, 2014

  • Children’s show auditions set

    July 27, 2014

E-edition
Spring 2014 Photos


Buy these photos and more via Smugmug

AP Video
Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage
NDN Video
'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Sneak Peek GMA: Dog passes out from excitment to see owner Chapter Two: Designing for Naomi Watts Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Florida Keys Webcam Captures Turtles Hatching Morgan Freeman Sucks Down Helium on 'Tonight Show' Robin Wright Can Dance! (WATCH) She's Back! See Paris Hilton's New Carl's Jr. Ad Big Weekend For Atlanta Braves In Cooperstown - @TheBuzzeronFox Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director What's Got Jack Black Freaking Out at Comic-Con? Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth Bradley Cooper Explains His Voice in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Deja vu: Another NYPD officer choke-holding a suspect 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Watch the Super Sexy First Trailer Now! Reports: Ravens RB Ray Rice Suspended For 1st 2 Games Of The Season Air Algerie plane with 119 on board missing over Mali Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent Free Arturo - The World's Saddest Polar Bear A Look Back at Batman On Film Through The Years
Must Read