For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500. RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administe…

It was the simplest of times. Making mud pies in the backyard and drinking water from the water hose. ‘I had a wonderful childhood! ... I had boundaries, but I was free to explore within those boundaries. That freedom fostered a sense of creativity and ingenuity.’ Little did Asia Fuller Hami…

When most people come to the William M. Staerkel Planetarium at Parkland College for a show, they are greeted by a 50-foot dome and the impressive — but imposing — Zeiss star projector. As the programs begin, the lights get dimmer than they would in a movie theater, which may briefly create …

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For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

'We can’t let fear control our lives. We have to continue on. We want to show there is positive during this time of unknown.'

The Fisher Grade School teacher who's set to retire opened up to staff writer Alexandria Kobryn about the most unusual year in her 39 years of teaching, her post-retirement plans and her notorious pig collection.

I’m not sure how it happens, but whenever I return to my car after shopping, whoever is parked next to me returns to theirs at the same time. It’s uncanny. I always comment to my parking-spot neighbor, but for some reason, they don’t find it as interesting.

What happens inside that old theater building at 346 N. Neil St.? The Orpheum Children’s Science Museum has, since 1992, taken on the dual responsibilities of caring for a historic theater building and using the space to nurture a first-class children’s museum with an emphasis on science education.

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

Escaping Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia, joining an academic field with few women and holding a position with little job security are just a few of the many accomplishments of the early feminist economist Marianne Ferber.

SAVOY — All things being equal, Karyn Miller and her daughter Ally, a high school senior, would rather have been in New York City on Friday waiting in line for a Broadway show. That was the spring break that the Savoy mother and daughter, an aspiring performer, had planned.

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500. RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administe…

Ever wondered why March is Women’s History Month? We at the Museum of the Grand Prairie have. Especially as we’re ready to open, on March 7, our latest exhibit which celebrates the centennial of women’s voting rights, “How Long Must Women Wait? Woman Suffrage and Women’s Rights in Champaign …

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500. RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administe…

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500. RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administe…

The national director of That’s What She Said, owner of Key Light Consulting, Girl Scout troop co-leader and co-founder of The Family Room opened up to staff writer Alexandria Kobryn.