All children need the love and support of a family to grow into healthy, productive adults. When children are abused or neglected and cannot stay safely in their homes, The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) turns to foster parents to become part of a team to help the…
I recently read an article in the Commercial-News about findings issued by the Illinois Pollution Control Board regarding the coal ash located near the Middle Fork River.
With deep sadness and equally deep appreciation, I write this “goodbye” to Judy Turner who just passed away. Judy Turner taught many thousands of young people for over 50 years at Schlarman High School, Oakwood High School and Danville Area Community College in Dual Enrollment classes.
We’re all bad at something. I struggled with math growing up. Even today, I’ll wake up in the middle of the night, heart a-flutter in a fetal position after dreaming that I forgot to study for an algebra test.
May is Mental Health Month. By urging my public officials to prioritize suicide prevention, mental health, and crisis care, I am hoping to influence collective change to support #MentalHealth4All.
This is in response to several editorials, including Everytown for Gun Safety and the Commercial-News, after the Indy FedEx shooting. “Indiana’s Red Flag law is broken!! Fix it!”
Illegal entry. Wide-open borders. No court dates. No checking. No COVID-19 tests. But many have COVID and other diseases and are released into our society.
British political journalist Mehdi Hasan raised an interesting point in a recent interview with former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci. In discussing Donald Trump’s second impeachment Trial, Hasan suggested that over time, the media, numb to Trump’s low standards, star…
March 18 was Global Recycling Day, a day dedicated to recognizing the role recycling plays in promoting a more circular economy that reduces our reliance on finite natural resources.
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.
This Week's Circulars
- Gaming board still working on Danville casino application
- Danville man dies from gunshot wounds, woman injured
- Trojan duo set to make more history
- Danville Post 210 opens with a sweep of Washington (Ind.)
- City looks at consolidating city hall, public works
- Small but mighty Storm take 3rd in Class 1A
- PREP BOYS TRACK: Salt Fork relays set new school records, qualify for state
- Photo-worthy performance
- Weekend shootings send 2 to hospital
- Police Report - Friday, June 11, 2021
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