Champaign Firefighters provided the instrumental tool in the annual South Side School “Egg Drop.” Firefighters dropped the Fifth Grade science projects of 45 students from Ladder 161 at heights of 15′, 25′ and 65′ to determine if the budding scientists had successfully engineered designs to keep a raw egg from breaking!
Category: General Press Releases
As part of an initiative to better connect our electronic communications, the City’s Website is undergoing some small changes this spring that will hopefully have a huge impact. In addition to the contact information at the bottom of every page, you can now find links to the City of Champaign’s Facebook and Twitter pages. This […]
On Tuesday, May 1, 2012, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., in the Champaign Public Library – Robeson Pavilion Room C, 200 West Green Street, the City of Champaign will hold a public open house to present the North Staley Road improvement project to be constructed this summer, 2012. City staff and the contractor will be […]
Champaign Police District Commanders, Lt. Michael Paulus, Lt. Brad Yohnka, Lt. Jon Swenson and Lt. Dave Shaffer all conducted presentations on intelligence-led policing to attendees of the Star Leadership Institute on March 31st at the Champaign Public Library.
Police Officers spent the day participating in the “Kids in the Kitchen” event; a program aimed at educating young children about physical activity and nutrition. The theme for the event was “Everyday Heroes” which provided youth an opportunity to learn about how being physically fit helps police officers do their jobs well. The event was […]
Detective Mark Vogelzang is honored by the Exchange Club of Champaign as the Champaign Police Department’s “2011 Officer of the Year.” The event took place at an annual recognition luncheon, held on April 2, 2012, at O’Charley’s restaurant. Chief Anthony Cobb also discussed his first days as Chief of Police with Exchange Club members.
The Planning Department will host the first annual Growing Greener Expo on Monday, April 23, 2012 from 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the Champaign Public Library. The expo is a kick-off event for public input into the Champaign Growing Greener Plan to become a more environmentally friendly city. It will showcase resources available to help residents […]
Programs from Champaign Fire Department’s campus fire safety education toolbox will be offered as successful best practices in a newly developed course at the National Fire Academy. The National Fire Academy is the country’s pre-eminent federal fire training and education institution. The original purpose of the NFA is to “function as the core of the […]
A new CD of children’s music will be released at a free event at the Champaign Public Library on Saturday, November 19, at 10:30 a.m., in Robeson Pavilion Room A & B. Champaign-Urbana singer-songwriter David Howie will perform his original songs from the disc, entitled “What I Like: A Kid’s Collection of Songs and Smiles.” […]
Construction work for the Urbana Champaign Big Broadband Project is underway in Champaign. VIEW PROJECT PROGRESS MAP HERE (Updated January 2012) The status of the project is indicated on the map according to the legend at the right. (the legend is also accessible in the map by clicking on the “UC2B Progress” layer in the Layers list) […]