I am supporting Scott Bennett in the upcoming election because he has made it a priority to increase funding for schools throughout the 52nd District.
Good Saturday, everyone! I believe that The Center for Youth and Family Solutions (CYFS) is a hidden gem in our community. United Way’s funds to CYFS are used to provide counseling services to low income residents of Vermilion County. United Way funding supplements the cost of services of cl…
The following appeared in the September 16, 1897, The Review. Green Hogue and two of his miners left Williamsport about 9 p.m., driving north at a rapid gait, making so much noise with the rattle of a double-box wagon that people rushed out expecting to see a runaway.
Vermilion County officials, along with their counterparts in Danville and other communities, face the difficult task of crafting a budget for next year with no clear idea of what the COVID-19 pandemic might mean in terms of revenue or expenses.
In the Nov. 3 election, Illinois voters have a critical decision to make at the top of the ballot — whether to approve a question on a proposed amendment to the state constitution replacing Illinois’ current flat income tax rate with a graduated tax structure that the federal government and most states already have.
A popular meme making the rounds of Facebook shows a row of Porta Potties on fire with the headline: “If 2020 were a scented candle.” It’s a suitable analogy.
October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. By communicating with kids about how cannabis affects the developing brain, parents and educators can help keep kids substance-free.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern forced a shutdown so strict that no one was allowed to go fishing or golfing, easy pursuits for social distancing. But her super-tough “go hard, go early” policy has virtually stamped out the coronavirus in this country of 5 million.
"Apres moi, la deluge," predicted Louis XV after his army's stunning defeat by Prussia's Frederick the Great at the Battle of Rossbach in 1757.
Good Saturday, everyone! As we continue to look at programs funded by the United Way of Danville Area, I thought Crosspoint Human Services would be a good place to take you during the month of October since it is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. You can take a virtual tour of these program…
Motormen. That was the title of most of the men posing in front of the building that would eventually become the Palace Theater on North Vermilion Street in Danville. The picture is dated 1895, and Danville’s streetcars the men operated had only been electrified for a short while. The buildi…
Dick Eastman’s Online Newsletter (https://tinyurl.com/y62jfb8b) has reported that “there are hundreds of unclaimed estates in the West Midlands of England.” Anyone whose ancestor’s surname is on the list of surnames (at https://tinyurl.com/yy9nv6cm) may be able to make a claim. The article a…
CHICAGO — Toys that look like weapons. Barefoot students. Disruptive imagery in the background. Pets roaming the room. All a clear violation of rules inside most American classrooms. But that was when most American students were actually inside schools.
COVID-19 has caused so many problems – illness and death, of course, plus shortages of toilet paper, masks, and sanitizer; ruined businesses, crippled industries, job losses, the cancellation of classes, cultural and sporting events … the list goes on and on.
Attention Disorders (AD) occur in about 7% of school-aged children, and boys are diagnosed 10 times more often than girls. Two-thirds of all children diagnosed with an AD will retain core symptoms throughout their life.
It was sad news to see Danville’s Knights of Columbus chapter had decided to close its building on Bryan Avenue, the site for many special events and the popular Friday night fish fries during Lent.
The country is currently experiencing a health care crisis in proportions that it has not felt since the 1918 flu. The crisis is especially dangerous for elderly people living in group care.
Vermilion County’s continued increase in COVID-19 infections can’t be stopped with a magic pill. An effective, safe vaccine against the deadly virus, which has killed about 9,000 people in Illinois, still is weeks, if not months, away.
After his girlfriend booted him out of her place, Adam Fox found refuge in a storage space under a vacuum shop. There, he reportedly lived with an emotional support dog and smoked pot.
A safe and modern transportation system is important to the people of Danville and Vermilion County, so it's always good news when a vital travel artery through the area such as Interstate 74 gets a major upgrade to its infrastructure.
Guess what. The stock market seems to like Joe Biden. More precisely, investors seem to like that his lead in the polls is solid enough to lessen the prospect of President Donald Trump setting off an explosion of doubt, anxiety and possible violence if Biden wins narrowly.
Just like you, I keep a tally of the number of years I have been doing my job. Each year, for the past two decades, I have been working with children, adolescents, and adults, who have asked for professional help:
While President Wilson was attending the peace talks in Paris in 1919 he contracted the 1918 flu but the U.S. was never told the full story. Mielan Solly’s article in Smithsonian Magazine, which provides details of the president’s condition and its effects, can be read at https://tinyurl.com…
Fourteen people, along with the mayor, decide the direction for Danville. These 14 aldermen must decide about taxes, road work, special projects and dozens of other issues that determine whether the city makes progress.
My name is Michael Cox. I am a retired Danville police officer. I worked for the Danville Police Department for 30 years. I would like to recommend Sandra Lawlyes for the position of Vermilion County State's Attorney.
This Week's Circulars
- Deputies make arrests at underage drinking party
- Vermilion County registers 12th virus death
- OSF changing ER traffic
- Vermilion County listed at warning level for COVID-19
- Settlement reached in wrongful death lawsuit
- Council OKs neighborhood store without liquor
- Number of regions slated for added COVID-19 mitigations jumps to 4
- Khal Stephen leads Seeger past South Vermillion in sectional opener
- Vermilion County reports 18 new cases of COVID-19
- Vermilion County sees 9th death from COVID