A June 2020 survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found 26% of 18- to 24-year-olds reported seriously considering suicide in the 30 days prior to the survey.
Unfortunately, I must inform you that I will not be in the running for Danville District 118 School Board. Circumstances beyond my control have made me have to make this decision.
Illinois’ non-alcoholic beverage industry provides consumers with every type of non-alcoholic beverage imaginable, from bottled water to gallons of milk and nearly everything in between. That’s why we also have a strong commitment to sustainability and recycling programs, ensuring we play ou…
Due to the nearly year-long COVID-19 pandemic, many Vermilion County businesses have lost a great deal of money or closed, employees lost their jobs and everyone has suffered some type of hardship.
Sen. Joseph McCarthy was said to have been an avid pro-wrestling fan, believing the matches were legitimate. Think about that. A well-educated U.S. senator, hooked on 1950s pro-wrestling. In 2021, there’s a word for people like that: Normal.
When my dad had Alzheimer’s disease near the end of his life, I would update him on current events. Upon hearing about the Columbia space shuttle disaster, he, like most of us, reacted with silence as he processed what I had just described.
At a time when Illinois lawmakers should be supporting healthcare heroes who are working tirelessly during the COVID-19 pandemic, we instead receive unwelcome new legislation that will drive up the costs of practicing medicine in Illinois and send more physicians packing to move to a more welcoming state.
I am writing in regard to the local blowback regarding the passage of HB3653. Several local elected officials have resorted to fear-mongering, referring to this bill as a “defund the police” initiative or one that “weakens law enforcement.”
Page A6 Saturday includes five quotes of President Trump. All of which lead you to the conclusion that Trump “incited” the violent acts on the Capitol.
As is a tradition in our free country, campaign signs for political parties were in people’s yards expressing their candidate choice. When the election was over, most signs were removed.
If President Biden is to sign a nuclear deal with Iran or North Korea, it must provide for inspection of suspected sites without a waiting period.
Never forget. This is the phrase shouted to the world about the Holocaust for us to never let perversities of Adolf Hitler or his like ever occur again. A related question to you, the reader, is “what will you remember in two years?”
Just two days after hundreds of rioters broke through police barricades and vandalized the halls of Congress, Illinois lawmakers will return to the state’s seat of government for a lame duck session.
Project Success of Vermilion County, Inc. would like to thank the individuals and businesses that supported us and made the 21st year of our Christmas Wish List program a huge success. We have been truly blessed with support and contributions from many private donors and businesses.
We read with empathy of the Commercial-News’ concerns about vacant lots in Danville. Across our central Illinois region, many communities are facing the aftermath of population loss, changing demographics, and changing industries.
Concerning the demolition of Ramey Court in Georgetown, according to the VHA, “The land will be left vacant and undeveloped after the demolition due to a lack of local amenities that are now desirable with modern-day renters. Amenities lacking include access to consistent public transportati…
The patients calling into our dental offices ask important questions: How do I know I will be safe during my visit Fortunately, we have been ready for these challenging times for many years.
President Trump’s reluctance to concede defeat after the Nov. 3 election reminded me of a picture my dad showed me of Sewell Avery, chairman of Montgomery Ward. Avery, a renowned businessman in the early 1900s, ran afoul of President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal program initiatives by refus…
Deer-vehicle crashes happen more frequently this time of year. The Illinois Insurance Association and its member companies encourage motorists to be alert, focused and ready to react to deer on roadways in the coming weeks.
Sometimes doctors have to deliver bad news to their patients. Unfortunately, because of COVID-19, the physicians of Illinois implore you to reconsider your holiday plans this year.
My parents gave it to me straight. I needed another year in the 5th grade. Technically, my grades, thanks to something called “social promotion” would have allowed to me squeak into 6th grade, but it wouldn’t be pretty. I needed another year to mature.
Every day we wake up free is a good day. We have all lived a lifetime of good days and we owe that to our veterans and to those who are currently serving.
Contrary to what the roosters in the political offices say, it will not be them that save us. They are good at crowing that "we're trying to get this done," but it's the president or the Democrats or the Republicans, whoever, etc.
As we approach the holiday season and continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, we are offering some friendly reminders about health and wellness:
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.
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.
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.
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.
This Week's Circulars
- Escape room opens in downtown Danville
- Smalls' legacy lives on
- Carle awaiting state board approval to break ground
- City forced to deal with downtown Heartland Building
- Danville products nominated in statewide contest
- Police: Plan before you party
- Tilton Road bridge replacement to begin
- Danville's Ameia Wilson sets a personal best at Big Ten indoor championships
- Pedestrian death under investigation in Vermillion County, Indiana
- Death Notices
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