Category: General Press Releases

City Responds to Pedestrian Safety Concerns on Prospect Avenue

The City of Champaign is working to address public concerns about pedestrian safety along Prospect Avenue, south of Green Street, and near South Side Elementary School. Since Tuesday, when learning of an accident involving an elementary student at South Side, the City of Champaign has taken immediate actions as well as begun to investigate longer-term…
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Update – Church & Neil Streets Lane Closures

English Brothers have experienced complications with their precast panel installation. The scheduled plan has been altered as follows. In order to set a crane and place precast panels at 217 N. Neil Street (Hyatt Place hotel), English Brothers will be closing the following lanes of Church Street and Neil Street adjacent to the property: Monday,…
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Missing Teen Located

MISSING TEEN LOCATED Missing Champaign teenager, Cleo Younce was located safe and unharmed today, September 6, 2013, in Cape Giardeau, Missouri.  Shortly before noon, Cape Girardeau Police Officers located Ms. Younce, along with her suspected abductor, coming out of a Wal-Mart Store in Cape Girardeau.  The suspect, Nicholas Hurley, age 21, was taken into custody…
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Public Open House for Windsor Road/I57 Bridge Approaches Complete Street Project

On Thursday, September 5, 2013, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., a Public Open House will be held at Champaign Fire Station No. 6, 3911 West Windsor Road, for the Windsor Road / Interstate 57 Bridge Approaches Complete Street Project. Visitors to the Open House will be able to view pre-final design exhibits of the…
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Library Receives $12,500 Grant for Teen Program at Douglass Branch

For the 14th consecutive year, the library has received a Project Next Generation (PNG) grant from the Illinois State Library. PNG is a state and federally funded program with the goal of providing low-income middle-school access to new technologies and the opportunity to develop technological skills in a safe and friendly environment. The $12,500 grant…
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