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Friday Night Fair grows in second year of operation

By Austin Flynn

May 22, 2012

Filed under City, News

While the upbeat tunes of the Giant City Slickers made people dance together in the heart of Carbondale, the Carbondale Main Street Executive Director Meghan Cole explained how the Friday Night Fair's creation was intended to revit...

State park advocates want more money for DNR

By Sharon Wittke

May 7, 2012

Filed under City, News

Illinois parks and natural areas need stable and secure funding in order to stay open, park advocates said Monday at a press conference in Giant City State Park.The organizers had one goal in mind: to send a clear message to ...

Carbondale seeks innovation for tourism program

By Sharon Wittke

May 7, 2012

Filed under City, News

Carbondale City Council’s decision not to renew its contract with the Carbondale Convention and Tourism Bureau opens the door for other organizations to provide tourism-related services to the city, Councilman Chris Wissmann ...

Officials: Robbery motives unclear

By Matt Daray

May 2, 2012

Filed under City, News

Religious items stolen at Jewish Hillel HouseNo price can be put on a person’s security or freedom of religion. But late last month, the Hillel House encountered a problem with both.The Hillel House, a house used as a study ho...

City Council to decide on CCTB funding

By Eli Mileur

April 30, 2012

Filed under City, News

The future of the Carbondale Convention and Tourism Bureau could be greatly affected at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.The Council will vote on authorizing City Manager Kevin Baity to execute a contract with the CCTB, among oth...

Carbondale explores ways to show compassion

By Sharon Wittke

April 30, 2012

Filed under City, News

Carbondale is kind, caring and concerned.This is the message organizers want to spread during “11 Days of Compassion,” a community-wide exploration of the human instinct to aid others who are suffering.The multi-venue initiative, wh...

Shooting investigation continues, conflicting reports unresolved

By Eli Mileur

April 29, 2012

Filed under City, News

The investigation into the March 24 shooting death of Molly Young continues, though conflicting reports on the circumstances of her death have not been resolved.Jackson County State’s Attorney Mike Wepsiec said the Illinois S...

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