For many years as a volunteer and parent of four students who graduated from Schlarman, I had heard of Edmund “Zeke” Bratkowski, Schlarman High School’s iconic graduate of the class of 1949. To me, as to many others, he was a legendary figure, “larger than life”, if you will, for his vast an…
When I first arrived in Danville for the 1990-1991 season, Mendelssohn’s joyous “Italian” Symphony was on the schedule and there was a huge buzz in the community about the Fischer Theater and the fundraising effort to save and restore it.
In October 2017, the federal Department of Health & Human Services declared a public health emergency to address the national opioid crisis. That year, drug overdoses killed a record-breaking 72,300 Americans, more than the yearly death tolls from HIV, car crashes, and gun deaths combined.
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump, an ongoing eruption of self-refuting statements ("I'm a very stable genius" with "a very good brain"), is adding self-impeachment to his repertoire. Spiraling downward in a tightening gyre, his increasingly unhinged public performances (Google the one with Finland'…
DANVILLE — Kenneth D. Bailey Academy plans to honor at least one or possibly more Vermilion County veterans in November who have a decorated military career and a record of solid community service.
Mary Reik, Paula Meece, Richard Brazda and Larry Meganhardt work at Fair Hope Children's Ministry. A Sunday concert with Doc Ashton and The Root Canals will help raise money for the ministry's new building.
CHICAGO — A jury on Friday convicted a man who prosecutors said plotted then tried to cover up the 2015 slaying of a 9-year-old boy who was lured into a Chicago alley with the promise of a juice box.
I recently received solicitations for money from International Fellowship of Christians and Jews both by phone and mail. Their cause was supported by Pat Boone and showed pictures of elderly women sorting through refuse with claims that Jewish widows were going hungry.
The issue of solar farms and the proposed project at Aqua Illinois continues to generate comments. The initial city council vote to concur with the zoning commission’s approval was 7 "no" and 5 "yes." Since it was assumed, as in the past, that eight "yes" votes were was required to confirm a…
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