Category: General Press Releases

City Releases Responses to Community Forum Focus Questions

More than three hundred area citizens participated in a Community-Police Forum on March 15, 2010 at Hawthorne Suites, Champaign. Students, parents, educators and local law enforcement members answered focus questions designed to identify police-community relations and youth issues, and workable solutions. The responses to the questions were collected by City staff and are now available…
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Champaign 150th Historical Exhibit Closes Next Week

“Wonderful testimony to Champaign’s history” Since opening on March 19, over 900 people have visited the first signature event celebrating Champaign’s 150th anniversary–A Walk Through Time: An Historical Tribute. “It’s a great display—wonderful testimony to Champaign’s history,” wrote Mary Ann & Bob Espeseth in the exhibit’s guest book. Over the next week, nearly 400 local…
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Campus Crime Reduced Over 15 Years

The University of Illinois Police Department recently began using the emergency alert system to notify students of reported serious crime on campus, including reports in the City of Champaign. The Champaign Police Department is getting feedback from some receiving those emergency alerts that it appears that serious crime is increasing substantially, when in fact, reported…
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Champaign Preparing to Celebrate History

The first of three signature events commemorating Champaign’s 150th Anniversary opens next week for three weeks. A Walk Through Time: An Historical Tribute kicks off on Friday, March 19, at 4:00 PM at CityView in the Illinois Terminal, 45 E. University Ave. The public is invited. The Champaign 150 Historical committee invites students, community members…
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