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Council approves budget recommendations The

By Karsten Burgstahler

October 17, 2012

Filed under City, News

The Graduate Student Professional Council voted in favor of all budget allocation recommendations Tuesday night.Service projects and several health classes’ possible transition to life science classes also made the council...

Fire station for bid in November

By Austin Flynn

October 14, 2012

Filed under City, News

It’s only a matter of time before a company is chosen to build the city’s new fire station.After City Council members approved Tuesday to build a station at 401 N. Glenview Drive, the next step will be to put the project up...

Child Services cancels mass layoffs

By Austin Flynn

October 11, 2012

Filed under City, News

The Department of Children and Family Services revoked the layoff of a few hundred workers after creating a reorganization plan for more efficient resource use.Richard Calica, director of the DCFS, said in a press release the ...

Congressional candidates to debate

By Caleb Motsinger

October 9, 2012

Filed under City, News

This year’s trio of congressional candidates from Illinois’ 12th district face off tonight in their final debate at Lindenwood University-Belleville.With 27 days between the candidates and Election Day, the race for the senate seat of Rep. Jerry Cost...

Carbondale closer to new fire department

By Austin Flynn

October 9, 2012

Filed under City, News

The City Council approved a resolution Tuesday that allows for the placement and development of another fire department in the city.Kevin Baity, city manager, said in an email the new fire department’s location, which will be 401 N....

Irish Fest brings Celtic tradition to Carbondale

By Caleb Motsinger

October 4, 2012

Filed under City, News

Though the language is most commonly spoken in northwestern Europe, Celtic connections are strong in southern Illinois with a Celtic radio show originating here as well as an annual festival.The 14th annual Southern Illinois Iri...

Student injured in hit and run

By Austin Flynn

October 1, 2012

Filed under City, News

A journalism student was struck and injured by a vehicle at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday on a walk to Wise Guys Pizza.Jimi Egan, a freshman from Evergreen Park studying journalism, was with friends when he was struck on the 500 block of...

Citizens, police give break-in prevention tips

By Austin Flynn

September 27, 2012

Filed under City, News

Although break-ins, thefts and robberies can be a problem for some Carbondale residents, a new neighborhood association president can offer helpful advice for citizens who deal with the issue.Adam Loos, president of the Northwest...

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