In the last week considerable time was spent investigating the storm sewers serving the intersection of Springfield Avenue and Neil Street. A blocked City storm sewer was cleared in order to allow storm drainage from the intersection to drain to the south instead of to the east and contribute to the current flow in the… (Read the Rest…)
The Washington Street East Watershed Drainage Improvements project was awarded September 7, 2010, to Cross Construction of Urbana. The construction cost for the project is $1.8 million dollars. The purpose of this project is to reduce surface flooding in the Washington Street East Watershed, south basin. This is an area roughly bounded by Elm Street… (Read the Rest…)
Officers Jonathan Westfield and Katherine Thompson served as exhibitors for the University of Illinois’ Campus Community Connections Information and Resource Expo on September 27, 2010. The expos, held at the Illini Union South, are designed to create opportunities for campus and community collaborations and to raise students’ awareness of the community resources available to them…. (Read the Rest…)
The Exchange Club of Champaign, Illinois is helping in a nationwide fight against child abuse by distributing Exchange’s Time Out Teddy bears to children who have been abused, neglected or traumatized. The Club is providing over 100 bears to the Champaign Police Department for placement in patrol cars to help the officers better communicate with… (Read the Rest…)
2010 Heroes and Helping Hands recipients were honored at a reception and recognition on September 21, 2010 prior to the Champaign City Council meeting. Eighteen citizens were honored by officers from Champaign’s Police and Fire departments for providing exemplary aid when faced with situations where others needed immediate emergency assistance. Honorees Mr. Chris Barr and… (Read the Rest…)
An officer with the Champaign Police Department’s North District Division will serve as panelist for the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen’s Volunteer Conference. Officers will provide workplace safety tips for staff and volunteers on October 1, 2010. The presentation will be held in Provena Covenant Medical Center’s, 4th floor conference room.
Officers Benjamin Newell and Jeremy Canales conducted Risk Watch presentations at Garden Hills and Robeson Elementary School on September 28-30, 2010. Over 122 second-graders attended the sessions on Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety.
“Their duty was to serve. Our duty is to remember.” The West Side Park Fire and Police Memorial Dedication Ceremony was held on September 28 at 6:00 PM in West Side Park near the corner of Church St. and State St. with family members of fallen Champaign police officers and firefighters in attendance along with… (Read the Rest…)
Champaign Police have arrested two 16 y/o juveniles for their alleged involvement in an aggravated battery that occurred on September 30, 2010, in the 1100 block of Crescent Drive. On September 24, 2010, a 50 y/o man was battered after leaving a Central High School football game. The victim reported walking southbound on Crescent Drive… (Read the Rest…)
Bike Education Video Premiere C-U Sharing the Road Tuesday, October 5 5:30p Art Theater Downtown Champaign Doors open at 5:00p Lots of covered bike parking at the Hill St. parking deck! View the CU Sharing the Road flyer