Swimming for a splash park

Sophia Snyder, 5, swims Saturday at the LIFE Community Center Pool as 24-hour Swim-A-Thon fundraiser volunteers track laps at the end of the lanes. Snyder swam 76 laps Friday night and 76 Saturday afternoon. Donated money went toward the Carbondale Park ... Continue Reading →

Approved splash park funds concern some

With nearly unanimous support from the City Council and a sold-out Aug. 2 fundraiser at the Civic Center, some still feel the proposed Super Splash Park lacks full community support. The proposed park and competition pool is planned to be located at Carbondale’s ... Continue Reading →

City Council to look at funds, fees

The City Council plans to discuss district budget adjustments, splash park funding and increased parking fees during its meeting tonight at the Civic Center. City Council members have discussed making a donation to the proposed splash park’s construction ... Continue Reading →

New color revives Turley Park

Max Senteney of Carbondale, a gardener for the Carbondale Park District, pulls weeds Tuesday at Turley Park after planting new flowers. Senteney said the park district initiated the planting in an effort to revive the colorful gardens after the drought ... Continue Reading →

Sunset concert represents collaboration between community, university for 34 years

As the summer sun sets, turning the sky a shade of dark orange, and music begins to carry through the streets of Carbondale, residents sense it’s Sunset Concert time. The 34th Sunset Concert series began Thursday and continues every Thursday until ... Continue Reading →
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